Point by Point

Point by Point

pointbypoint.fireside.fm
Four eyes, two hearts, one podcast
24: That’s a Cheese Board
Jun 14 • 37 min
This week, our main topic revolves around mentors, but ultimately lands on personality traits we inherited from our parents and how different we are from them. We also speculate wildly about: Underpants Inspiration finance gurus Generational signifiers…
23: Tickle Me Interested
May 29 • 41 min
This week, we’ve talk about a topic fans of the show have been asking us to talk about for awhile: Our finances. Within our main topic, we talk about: The difference between having a budget and forecasting What tools we like and use to manage our finances…
22: Cactapus
May 15 • 43 min
We're releasing a pretty late one! This one was about black panther, our trip to Arizona, being rusty, eating poorly, and God's mistake in letting Adam name everything.Links:Black PantherHow old is the universe?The great state of ArizonaGregg's Restaurant
21: They All Sound Insulting
Apr 24 • 51 min
Alright, alright… we admit it. We’ve been totally off our game lately, and this one came out way later than we had hoped for, but exactly when we’d predicted. But, we don’t talk about the show in the show notes so move along now… This week, we speculate a…
20: I’m almost always wrong, but I always feel right
Mar 22 • 44 min
Cold opens! Steve fixed his Switch, but continues to break his tea kettle! Personality assessments - myers briggzeees, banagrams? enneagrams? pentagrams?! Steve's new favorite twitter handle: @moonpies! @arbies twitter handle is so geeky! cheeky geeeky!…
19: Untitled Episode
Feb 5 • 56 min
Boy! What a week. JP and Steve talk about a lot of things, including the new Star Wars movie… although they don't spoil it, really, they do make some great spoiler horn noises. The conversation moves from holiday plans and what we both got as presents…
18: Jokes about magic beans
Jan 18 • 44 min
Black roast is not a coffee typeLinks:The origins of the english accent (the-toast.net)The origins of the english accent (mental floss)The origin of the english accent (industrial revolution - mental floss)A brief history of flat earth truthers
17: Wildly Inappropriate for Grandma (or… Runaway Train, Runaway Track)
Jan 9 • 42 min
Topics this week range from a super secret surprise, to the best mashed potato recipe… and we question whether or not we could stomach a horse. If this feels like two podcast episodes rolled into one, it kind of is. The computer crashed in the middle of…
16: We’re All Living in George Washinghands Nightmare
Jan 3 • 47 min
This week, we talk about Steve's new job, a would you rather, the need to read, and some of our favorite recent things. We talk about the desire to work, reading more for fun rather than a goal, how long steve is willing to talk in a werner herzog accent,…
15: Nineteen Cats Named Christopher
Dec 19, 2017 • 54 min
This week, we talk about what it means to not only be the hero in our own story, but also the small and insignificant parts we play in other peoples’ stories. Why do we tend to forget that everyone around us has an complex and interesting life? We also…
14: Little Chunky Anubi
Nov 21, 2017 • 45 min
This week it's the gut busting topic everyone loves: soul searching. Can you feel the humor radiating from those words? Steve talks smack about gluten free food, we search our souls until jp can't handle his emotions anymore and we run the religious gamut…
13: 40 Days on Noah’s Dream Boat
Nov 14, 2017 • 43 min
This week, we surprise everyone and spoil exactly zero movies! We talk about Steve's trivia experience, JP's knowledge of the Simpsons, Boy Scouts relaxing their gender requirements to allow girls to join, and web accessibility. Huzzah! This week is also…
halloween-2017: The Halloween Spooctacular
Nov 7, 2017 • 50 min
Hey! It's (a week after) Halloween! So spooooooky! This week we play monopoly and talk about what Halloween means to us. Sorry for the belated episode. But we feel you've now cleared your palette in anticipation of our halloween spoooooky stories. That…
12: Schrödinger’s dude
Oct 24, 2017 • 52 min
This week, we discuss our childhood! Kind of. Turns out it was mostly just playing video games and watching the Simpsons. Steve teaches randos how to use garage band. JP can't sit still long enough to play a video game. A homeless man and a car at a…
11: Highly Affected by Words
Oct 17, 2017 • 54 min
This week, we consider failure in terms of other people — basically, what does it look like when other people think you've failed at doing the thing you love? Do you keep doing it anyways? One of us would choose fame over loving the thing they were doing.…
10: You Can Keep My Dead Turtle
Oct 10, 2017 • 54 min
Wait for it… yeah, that’s theme music! This week, the conversation revolves around the impact anxiety has on us — especially with regards to trying new things in front of other people. Steve steals a joke his wife loves to tell about a turtle that can…
9: The Neo of Violent Hitmen
Oct 3, 2017 • 47 min
This week, we discuss celebrities that turn out to be monsters, good and bad habits, and steve's love of horses. Our main topics this week? Celebrities we love that turn out to be bad people, and our good and bad habits. Podcast setup: Fireside Podcasts…
8: Be ‘The Greatest’ in 100 Hours
Sep 26, 2017 • 46 min
This week, JP gives a report about a book he's been reading — "Mindset: The New Psychology of Success" by Carol S. Dweck. I guess if it ever gets adapted into a movie, the whole thing is a spoiler! We talk about growth mindset versus fixed mindset. We…
7: The Ultimate Cocktail
Sep 19, 2017 • 42 min
This week, we discuss steve's cocktail bar adventure, the willingness to wait, and bathroom blackouts. Our main topic this week? Waiting. Waiting for an experience, waiting through an experience, and what's worth the wait. Also we stumble onto a new…
6: Blinded by Your Multicolor Coat
Sep 12, 2017 • 46 min
This week, we review donuts, talk about the power of dreams, and drop some serious ancient wisdom. Our main topic this week? Dreams. But before that — our heroes experience the consequences of getting more than they asked for. We also have a revelation…
5: Biscuit Lifestyle
Sep 5, 2017 • 36 min
This week, JP and Steve eat two enormous biscuits and we’re really sorry. Genuinely though, we’ve stopped eating in future podcasts… We talk about going back to work after vacations, whether solid foods matter, billion dollar movie franchises, and books.…
4: Garbage People Doing a Crappy Job
Aug 29, 2017 • 48 min
This week, we explore one of life’s questions: how do we make life better for the people who make life better for us? Also, please be aware that there are spoilers for Inception, Game of Thrones: Seasons 5 and 6, as well as the new Wonder Woman movie.…
3: The Stall Man
Aug 22, 2017 • 47 min
This week, Steve explains what it means to live a bathroom stall lifestyle. The topics are coming easier, the sound is getting crisper, and the conversation is getting deeper (marginally). We talk the living nature of ideas, steve’s bathroom stall origin…
2: Asphyxio, No!
Aug 16, 2017 • 44 min
This week, Andre the Giant joins us for a very special episode. Although it seems like they might be stumbling around in the dark — JP even asks to turn the lights off at one point — our heroes are getting closer to figuring out what this podcast is…
1: Identity Crisis
Aug 8, 2017 • 57 min
JP & Steve try to find their footing in the first episode of their soon to be (we hope) award-winning podcast. Wait… that’s what Foie Gras is?! — Foie Gras on Wikipedia Sky cities on Venus — Living on Venus via space.com Flying a little too close to the…