Uncle tries to get to the bottom of what acceptable art is. Where do you draw the line on using dollar store bibles as your chosen medium? Folie A Deux of Black Budget Comix joins as a guest to help answer these important questions.
topics include: comics, artwork, business cards, performance art, butts, dollar store bible art, controversy, burning flags, swords, Knights of Columbus, sandwich art
Uncle tiptoes to the edge as he views a comic book that is certainly NSFW. Thankfully, things get back to normal when a caller throws some sword shop ideas his way.
topics include: Black Budget Comix, Bill Clinton, Monica Lewinsky, live performances, open mic nights, The Vibe Riverside CA, music, punk rock, stand up comedy, heckling, Apple computers, technical issues, Twitter customer service
Another historic broadcast. This is the 150th episode of Uncle (the podcast). Not bad for an Uncle and nephew-in-law who started out in their garage.
topics include: podcasting, episodes, history of the show, live show
Uncle gets to talk to presidential candidate, Rachel Haywire. JG Michael of Parallax Views also joins the show for a good time planning out strategies for a better country.
topics include: transhumanism, politics, Democrats and Republicans, technology, president, entertainment
A non stop line of callers rolls in, each and every one of which is an artist. Even producer, Chuck Ochelli is in on this visual art extravaganza as he unveils his series “Blind Guy Sketching With Black Ink.” Perhaps there should one day be an Uncle (the gallery show).
topics include: art, Native American, photography, soap, Virgil Cowen, work, Sunshine On, acrylic paint, abstract, art gallery, rattlecancollective, music, beats, aerosol paint, artists, black ink, drawing, painting
Pearse Redmond comes back as a guest to talk about Top Gun Maverick. Pearse, Uncle and Aaron all did a fine job making it to their microphones for this broadcast.
topics include: Top Gun, movie trailer, service men, Navy, recruitment film, Tom Cruise, Val Kilmer, Tom Skerritt, Kelly McGillis, Goose, drones, Orange County Fair, fair rides, alien ride, street team, street cream, Ochelli Radio Network, social media
Uncle gets a surprise when Aaron brings a ready to mix michelada from the dollar store to review. Two callers each give their own beer reviews while on the show.
topics include: Canada, listeners in other countries. street team, micheladas, California, beers, drinking responsibly
Another fun episode featuring return guest and friend Artisan Loaf. Of course, we talk a bit about electric cars, but there is so much more going on during this broadcast. Keystone Light is reviewed not only by guest and host alike, but also by Watch Tower Boy in the chat room.
topics include: Elon Musk, electric cars, Tesla, customer service, Keystone Light, IPA beers, cheap beer, technology and ethics, brains, cell phones, bar smell, street team, having someone you know online buy a car for you, Twitter, cars, Volkswagen TDI, desert house, Budweiser, Kid Rock, sponsors
We were all given a first look at Top Gun Maverick via the new film trailer last night. Here, Uncle gives his thoughts on it while simultaneously doing a dollar store beer review.
topics include: Top Gun, movies, make up artists, street team, IPA beers, beer spill, The Listening Party Podcast, gay cinema, sword shops, practice katana blade, Pure Blades
As Mercury continues its retrograde motion through the zodiac Uncle experiences unexplained technical difficulties. Producer, Chuck Ochelli, finds a way of breaking through the communication barrier by calling into the show with a telephone. In the end, this was a very unique and fun show.
topics include: live phone calls, cleaning services, neighbors, stealing packages, dollar store beer, Dutch Republic lager beer, canned micheladas, switching time slots, democracy, Bohemian Rhapsody movie, IPA beers, Pure Blades
During this historic broadcast, Uncle feels the vibrations of a powerful earthquake. Only the second quake he has felt since being in California, this was an unexpected surprise which made for quite a show.
topics include: Sef The Poet, live calls, heat in California, Fourth of July, fireworks, Pure Blades sword store on social media, earthquake, USGS, Los Angeles, Ridgecrest CA, 2 earthquakes in 2 days, news, scooping big news outlets, Uncle’s homes, disaster preparedness, Pennsylvania, Intercourse, Amish country, Lancaster County, funny town names in PA
Aaron’s dad returns to the broadcast to help wrap up last week’s spoken word battle. Uncle is upset that the voting ended in a 6-6 tie between Sef the Poet and Chuck. Everything works out in the end and the spoken word battle is something that will have to return to the broadcast again sometime.
topics include: Twitter poll, radio voice, nephew-in-law, Rush Limbaugh, Jay Dyer, voting, rap and poetry styles, VPN, dark web, Nevada pronunciation, sword stores
The long awaited spoken word contest between Sef the Poet and Chuck Ochelli has arrived. Listen to these two unique voices go back and forth in a lyrical battle that can only be heard on Uncle (the broadcast).
topics include: rules of contest, seizures, a brain with a battery, procedures, how rappers talk but you can’t understand them, why coyotes howl, how whales talk in the water, cats talking to dogs, wrap up, listener feedback, poetry, music, Uncle speaks, war and peace, Aaron speaks, poet laureate, bonus round, Twitter poll
Uncle, Aaron and Chuck are all in different locations for this show with Uncle even calling in via the house telephone. A fun show complete with two callers ensues.
topics include: time zones, recording in different states, preparing for Chuck and Sef’s spoken word contest, weather on the East Coast, chat room interaction, Uncle on the phone, late posting podcast to the feed, seizures, diabetes, waiting for the doctor, loud kids, exotic birds, women screaming, recording outside of the closet, late night radio, checking the mail from listeners, Uncle (the street team), business cards, USPS, Jeffrey Matte, Robin in Victoria, West Coast, Astoria Oregon, The Goonies, Pure Blades, swords, underdogs
Sef the Poet returns to the show, and plans for an epic spoken word exchange are laid. Next week Sef and Chuck will have a spoken word “battle” in which Uncle will be Master of Ceremonies. Be sure to tune in next week live at 11pm EST on Ochelli.com.
topics include: live call in number 319-527-5016, women are gone, religion, growth, numerology, symbolism, setting rules for competition, poetry, rhyme, Twitter poll to determine winner, Mickey’s malt liquor review, Elohim, Hebrew, act of creation in 7 days, promotion, divinity, The Voice, behind the scenes of the radio show, audio books, true life stories, shout outs
Uncle’s long awaited business cards are in, and so it is that Uncle (the street team) may now assemble. Anyone who wants cards of their own to pass out can email Aaron at franz(at)TheAgeOfTransitions(dot)com . You may also get ahold of us via Twitter or Instagram. Everyone gets into the spirit as folks in the chat room and callers alike all rejoice over the cards. Old friend of the show Ed is also good for some added baseball and Tolkien knowledge.
topics include: Crocodile Dundee 2, Iggy Pop, Tales From the Crypt, Top Gun 2, Kindergarten Cop, The Goonies, Astoria Oregon, Over the Top, Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Robert Loggia, Pure Blades sword shop, PrintechUSA.com , business cards, promotion, how to hand out cards, Tinder, NY Mets, SF Giants, Shelob’s Web, Kenneth Anger, Hollywood Babylon, old audio version of Lord of the Rings
Another wonderful broadcast featuring live callers. Sef the Poet comes on the line to tell us a little bit about a whole lot. Don’t follow him, follow him. Uncle is overjoyed to have someone pointing in the right direction.
topics include: live comedy, JP Sears, @sefthepoet, poetry, speaking, religion, Christianity, volunteering, business cards, sword store, Riverside, inspiration, life altering events, out of body experiences, messages from beyond, crocodile gandhi
Uncle takes a week off from live broadcasting, but the podcast continues with this all new episode.
prerecorded show, time zones, Ochelli Radio Network, government, editing, free time, JP Sears, live comedy, podcasting days, chatroom, time travel, walkabout, live podcasting events, audience, social media, videos, feedback, The Voice auditions, Ultra Spiritual Life, iTunes reviews, street team
Our friend Ed calls in again alongside the sidekick man. These phone lines are heating up.
topics include: phone calls, cannabis, beer, business cards, Milwaukee WI, Western NY, analytics, listeners, podcast
Talk centers around rock and roll as it rolls and rocks its way to many other places along the way.
topics include: live call in number, Ochelli Radio Network, working, trains to LA, Long Beach, empathy marketing, building your brand, Paul McCartney, The Beatles, John Lennon, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Peter Frampton, rock n roll, making music, Zak Wylde, Randy Rhoads, sports, Voice Talk, the Uncle street team
Uncle is charged up about the brand new phone lines that have come to the broadcast. Broadcasting isn’t the same as it was back when Aaron was simply podcasting, but it is still fun nonetheless.
topics include: background banner, printechusa dot com, live stream video, getting podcast guests, hearses, limos, NCAA basketball, schisms in alternative media
Uncle oversees a brainstorming session in which the possibilities for a live broadcast are explored. Could the sword shop in the local mall be a perfect venue to host a live show?
topics include: broadcasting, podcasting, audience interaction, social media, live performance, local business, computer shop, mall, sword store, nerd culture, comics, Spencer’s Gifts, commerce, comedy
Uncle and Aaron talk with their producer Chuck about music and sports.
topics include: broadcasting, Academy Awards, generations, classic rock, sports, baseball, Angels possible move to Long Beach, Inland Empire, NFL, stadiums, LA Rams, Martina Navratilova, Robert Kraft
Uncle has a few questions about this year’s Super Bowl commercials thrown at him from producer, Chuck Ochelli. A strange and unsettling mix of ads mixed with a terrible game, but this big mess was at least redeemed by some world class musical performances from Maroon Five and Gladys Knight.
topics include: Super Bowl 53. Todd Gurley still injured, ADT, Amazon, Alexa, Washington Post, TurboTax, Tom Hanks, Harrison Ford, Jeff Bezos, dystopia, transhumanism, cyborg, robot, home security, Property Brothers, Adam Levine, Doritos, Pepsi, Budweiser
Uncle gives his in depth analysis of the upcoming Super Bowl. He clearly lays out what the Rams need to do to win the big game.
topics include: Super Bowl 53, LA Rams, New England Patriots, Deflategate, NFL, football, wings, the mall, throwback jerseys, sports