Everyone Needs A Little

Everyone Needs A Little

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Non-award-winning solo podcast hosted by a midwest raised, middle-aged generation X’er, selectively shy, attention seeking, introvert (but necessarily extroverted), former shock rock radio morning show host now a corporate marketing executive, energetic only child, with daddy issues, slight OCD, and adequately ADHD medicated grown ass man ranting into a microphone, from all over the world (but mostly from Downtown Kansas City, early in the morning daily. http://Facebook.com/EveryoneNeedsaLittle http://Twitter.com/YouNeedaLittle http://EveryoneNeedsaLittlepodcast.tumblr.com/ Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/everyoneneedsalittle/support


Episode 256 | 16 Things to Know if you Love an Overthinker
Oct 3 • 25 min
If Superman’s weakness is kryptonite then my weakness is definitely overthinking. Overthinking has been a huge part of my successes in life but it has also been the central issue to the majority of challenges in my life. So how does one deal with…
Episode 255 | The Reason I Took a Break from this Podcast Has Everything to Do With Cancel Culture | Carson King
Sep 27 • 39 min
Call-out Culture aka Outrage Culture is a form of public shaming that aims to hold individuals and groups accountable for their actions, by calling attention to behavior that is perceived to be problematic, usually on social media. A variant of the term,…
Episode 254: College Sucked 25 years ago for Me, Will It Suck Again Now? Your’s Truly is Back to School.
Sep 18 • 33 min
The place I work has created a great opportunity for our employees to go back to college. I’ve taken advantage of the opportunity and have been taking online classes with Rockford University. School for me in the past has been sort of a nightmare so…
Serious Joey, It has been 6 months. Where in the heck have you been?
Sep 11 • 28 min
After a lot of encouragement and multiple attempts in recording a new episode, only to delete them, I finally have a new Everyone Needs a Little podcast episode. A lot has changed in 6 months. Let’s catch up, shall we? —- This episode is sponsored by ·…
Been a Few Changes in my Life and Current Projects that are Fueling my Happiness
Mar 29 • 27 min
Podcasting still brings me happiness but I was feeling way too vulnerable when so of you that listen to this podcast would see me and bring up something I had talked about in an episode. Not your fault at all that I would die a little inside from…
Need to Start Understanding My Overactive Highly Creative Brain
Mar 7 • 28 min
Knowing how my mind works and how it has made me the person I am is extremely important to me. Especially when it comes to understanding my challenges. With this in mind, and a suggestion from my primary doctor, I went a saw a psychiatrist. Never at first…
Hopefully Spreading Some Positivity Through Ice Cream & Maybe 250 Episodes is Enough?
Feb 25 • 17 min
I don’t know if it’s just today, but that spark for getting up and recording a podcast episode keeps dimming more and more. That passion and excitement I made just isn’t there every morning anymore. I find my brain blank with ideas to talk about and…
Episode 249: This Podcast Episode is About How Great My Mother Is & I Didn’t Cuss Today
Feb 23 • 31 min
Celebrating my mother’s birthday with a special podcast episode thanking her for being a great woman and wonderful mom. I couldn’t have raised a kid like me. I would have pulled my hair out, but she did and I grew up a decent person. No arrests, DUI’s,…
Creeping Up on 250 Episodes and I Believe It’s Time to Reinvent
Feb 22 • 22 min
We all could use a daily dose of positivity and I was hoping that this podcast could provide that but I think I lost focus. My worries for constantly wanting to entertain changed what this podcast was supposed to be all about. So, I think it’s time for a…
My New Brilliant Netflix/Podcast Show Idea: “How In The F*** Did That Happen?!”
Feb 21 • 37 min
It takes my brain in overdrive to think about the first humans to do certain things. Normal things that aren’t discussed that often. I’m not talking first to walk on the moon or the first to stand up to a cause, I’m talking about people that don’t get any…
23 Emotions People Feel, But Can’t Explain
Feb 20 • 42 min
How can you truly explain a feeling? To provide an explanation for something that is felt, is an art form of its own – but, luckily language can serve as our palate, allowing us to paint pictures of these inexplicable moments through the imagination.…
Social Issues have Always Divided Humans, the Internet Just Makes You Think It’s a New Thing
Feb 19 • 44 min
Customarily there are three things you’re not supposed to talk about to avoid an argument; Sex, Politics, & Religion. You can add a ton of social issues to that list as well, like abortion, immigration, vaccines, taxes, drugs, and much more. But how long…
An Awkward and Extremely Uncomfortable Flight on Southwest Airlines.
Feb 17 • 31 min
After being humiliated by a Southwest flight attendant not once, but twice I’ve learned to watch what I say and what I do when around larger people on Southwest flights. I’ve lost 100lbs so my experience with being an extremely obese person on a Southwest…
Why I’m Not a Big Drinker and the Reactions I get When This is Discovered by Others
Feb 15 • 29 min
Many people are in disbelief when they find out I’m not a huge fan of drinking alcohol. I get treated like I’m an alien from a different planet. And even at 44 years ago, most people turn on the peer pressure to get me to have a few drinks. This reaction…
Urban Dictionary’s Trending List and I Want to Make a Movie
Feb 14 • 28 min
Want to get hip with the youngsters’ lingo? Check out UrbanDictionary.com, but a warning for the faint of heart out there. Plus, I really want to make a short movie. My idea of the non-porno but make you think its porno might be the worst or best idea…
If a relationship is Built on Expectations and Not Communications, You’re Probably Going to Have a Bad Time
Feb 14 • 30 min
I’ve never been a fan of society telling me what I need to do. I think each one of us can figure that out for ourselves. This is one of the reasons I’m not a fan of Valentine’s Day. If your relationship is built on expectations and not communications,…
Is Living a Kid-Free Life Full of Emptiness?
Feb 13 • 38 min
When it comes to who is happier, parents or child-free people, most of the research up until now has concluded that it is the childless who are more satisfied with their overall lives. I don’t know about that, only because its hard to compare. All I know…
45 Years Old Doesn’t Seem Like It’s Going to Be Anything Like I Thought It Would Be
Feb 11 • 31 min
I’m turning 45 years old later this year, 2019. Turns out, 45 years old is just 45 years old. An age that means you are old enough not to feel young anymore, but not old enough to complain about it. It’s like the middle child of ages… no one is impressed…
A Walk Down Memory Lane; What Is In a Grown Man’s Memory Box?
Feb 10 • 27 min
I’ve kept a lot of memories in a 6x6x18 wooden box my father gave me years ago. The question can be fun, “What does a 44 year old man keep in his memory box?” Coins, handkerchiefs, photos, baseball cards, and more. Thanks for going on this trip down…
Apparently These Are the Steps to Becoming a Better Person & Sharpening the Saw
Feb 9 • 34 min
I am constantly seeking continuous improvement and renewal professionally and personally but I’m not very good at it. “Sharpening the Saw” means preserving and enhancing the greatest asset you have—you. It means having a balanced program for self-renewal…
Tattoos and Tax Returns
Feb 8 • 30 min
The people I would think that would get a ton of tattoos aren’t always the ones doing it. I’ve never understood the connection between getting a tattoo and “therapy,” aka “Tattoo Therapy.” Although I have many tattoos, understanding how just getting a…
Why Do Men Fight, Argue, and Tease Each Other?
Feb 7 • 35 min
Men fight for survival, dominance, and personal gain, but they also fight just for fun. Anthropologists have found that the more conflict is culturally condoned, the more boys and men tend to fight, roughhouse, and engage in arguments simply because it…
You Will Not Die in a Mountain Lion Attack Nor Will You Ever Win the Lottery
Feb 6 • 29 min
Article recently describes a man, who was out jogging in Colorado being attacked by a Mountain Lion. Surprisingly, the man killed the Mountain Lion with his bare hands by choking it out. Apparently, there have been less than a dozen fatalities by Mountain…
Pet Peeves and the Teacher of the World
Feb 5 • 34 min
We all have those things that bother us that other people do. Believe it or not people have a pet peeve of calling those things “Pet Peeves.” Let’s discuss the pet peeves from many of you, including myself on today’s episode. I also admit that I am the…
Apparently there are Ways to Lose Your “Man Card” but They Are Ridiculous
Feb 4 • 35 min
A buddy of mine texted me last night asking me if I was enjoying the boring Superbowl and after I responded that I wasn’t watching it he told me I lost my man card. This morning I did some research to find out other ways men can lose their man card and…
Self Proclaimed “Nice Guys” Need to Shit or Get Off the Pot; Embrace the Friend-zone or Speak Up
Feb 3 • 43 min
These guys that are only friends with a woman because they want to date them or sleep with them call themselves “Nice Guys.” They get friend-zoned and then bitch and moan that women only want to date assholes and not “nice guys” like them. These “nice…
Sexist Article Leads Me to Explain the Three Things You Absolutely Need if You’re Dating
Feb 2 • 46 min
I love following those of you that listen to the podcast on Facebook and other social media sites. It gives me the opportunity to see what you’re into or what’s got your attention at the moment. Yesterday I saw an article shared by an Everyone Needs a…
I Would Have Been an Absolutely Worthless Wuss in World War I, or any War Really
Feb 1 • 36 min
My buddy Mike and I saw Peter Jackson’s “They Shall Not Grow Old’ last night at the downtown Kansas City Alamo Drafthouse. Using state-of-the-art technology and materials from the BBC and Imperial War Museum, the story of World War I is told in the movie…
What’s Your Celebrity Five & Possibly the Most Boring Man in the Bedroom
Jan 31 • 31 min
I think all couples should discuss who their “Celebrity Five” are. This conversation is an excellent opportunity to find out if you’re with someone who is insecure or not. And is it weird not to have any fetishes or vices? How boring does that make…
If we Meet IRL, here’s a Warning: I’m a Walking, Talking, and Awkward AF “Sonic Cheeseburger”
Jan 30 • 38 min
I have no idea why I behave the way I do when running into people in real life that I mostly know online. I become a bit distant, and I feel like I’d come across as an asshole. But I’m not trying to be that way. I honestly have no idea how to react. I…
“The 4-Selves”: The Why and the Reasoning Behind the Everyone Needs a Little Podcast
Jan 29 • 38 min
The amount of new listeners to the Everyone Needs a Little podcast is blowing my mind. People are listening, and they’re coming back listening to more. That makes me incredibly happy. I don’t want the original reason I started this podcast to go away…
Why Are Some Humans Completely Attracted to Pieces of Sh*t Horrible People?
Jan 28 • 37 min
It blows my mind to know that women were sending Ted Bundy love notes during his trial. Normal women being attracted to this piece of shit human being. Maybe not all humans are attracted to serial killers, but I’ve seen women and men date someone who is a…
Best Year of My Life and The Man I Am Today, The Story of Me: Part Fifteen
Jan 27 • 41 min
The final episode of the story of my life. Joining a startup with former colleagues was a scary situation but also fantastic, adventurous, and amazing at the same time. 2018 would turn our to be a turning point in my life and I starting to really accept…
The #LiveALittle Project, Haystak, & Getting the Band Back Together, The Story of Me: Part Fourteen
Jan 26 • 38 min
My professional life was terrific. My new career in Kansas City at VinSolutions was incredibly fulfilling and exciting. I was working for amazing people that also were my new mentors. I was also developing a good name for myself in the automotive industry…
Las Vegas, Eva Longoria, and Social Media, The Story of Me: Part Thirteen
Jan 25 • 43 min
Within two weeks of starting my new job in Kansas City I was on a plane to Las Vegas with the company for an industry convention. I knew absolutely no one at my company but that would change extremely fast while in Vegas. My professional life was…
Casino Hustle, Oscars Bar, and Meeting Mike Dullea, The Story of Me; Part Twelve
Jan 24 • 43 min
I needed to make $1500 and being jobless at the time was going to make this extremely difficult. Having the same name as my grandpa Joe and his enjoyment of playing the slots at the Prairie Band Casino was going to be a way to make that money. I put my…
Joey Baggz Created Bad Fuel Running My Self-Esteem, The Story of Me: Part Eleven
Jan 23 • 38 min
Joey Baggz was an extremely giant fish in an incredibly small pond. I was famous in Topeka. Really famous. The character I created for radio had almost wholly taken over who I was. My life consisted of free drinks, men wanting to be my friend, women…
My Childhood Dreams Were Coming True with Joey Baggz, The Story of Me: Part Ten
Jan 22 • 40 min
The world of Joey Baggz was wonderful. I created this character and now I got to be him every day. He was confident and adventurous. He was “Topeka’s Bad Boy”. Hell, I’d get emails from men asking me to have sex with their wives. It was crazy and I loved…
The Birth of Joey Baggz on Topeka’s Rock Leader V100, The Story of Me: Part Nine
Jan 21 • 42 min
The nightlife was behind me, and my future was unsure. I knew working at my grandparent’s construction company wasn’t going to be my career. I had no idea what I was going to do in life. All I knew is that I had a fresh start and some time to get it…
HBO’s Real Sex, Personal Breaking Point, and My Dramatic Exit, The Story of Me: Part Eight
Jan 20 • 42 min
A Sunday night in my mid to late twenties is when I snapped. Combination of working tons of hours, unbelievable stress of trying to make a business succeed, lack of sleep, and a ton of alcohol made me hit that breaking point. I needed a change, and my…
My Boy Noodles, Real Life Sopranos & Burnout is Coming, Story of Me: Part Six
Jan 19 • 42 min
Franklin “Bill” Patrick became my best friend while we were both working at Detours nightclub. He was the best bud any man could ask for. We were Batman and Robin. Our personalities were different enough that we complimented each other. Bill was the quiet…
Naked Women Everywhere & Diving Fulltime into the Nightclub Business, The Story of Me: Part Six
Jan 18 • 42 min
Life was getting exciting in my early and mid-twenties with a newfound career in the nightclub world. Making a lot of money, meeting new friends, and naked women everywhere. The question wasn’t, “Would I burn out?” but “When will I burn out?” The bar…
Finding My People, Adult Entertainment, & Frank Antonelli, Story of Me: Part Five
Jan 17 • 40 min
Adulthood was hard, boring, and lonely. After buying a house at 20 years old and going to work at my parents’ floor covering store I found a life but lonely life. I didn’t know any kids my age and spent most of my time home alone or hanging out with…
Blown Knee, Depressed at College, & Here Comes Adulthood, Story of Me: Part Four
Jan 16 • 47 min
My senior year of high school was exciting and full of drama. A significant football injury changed the course of what I thought my life was supposed to be. College became so depressing and couldn’t wait to get out of it but dropping out wasn’t the most…
Hustling on the Boulevard, Pressing Charges, and My First Love, Story of my Life: Part Three
Jan 15 • 37 min
My life was pretty exciting at 17 years old. I had no idea what I was doing but it was fun with my best friend John Wilhelm. At 17 I also met the first girl I would fall in love with and continue to love into adulthood. Michelle wasn’t a girlfriend but a…
Teenage Suicide, Feeling Completely Lost, and the Amazing John Wilhelm : The Story of Me, Part Two
Jan 14 • 43 min
In this second episode discussing the story of my life, I address the darkest time of my teenage years. Dealing with a close friend committing suicide at 17 years old does send one down a dark and confusing path. If it weren’t for the fantastic new friend…
Earliest Memories to High School Football Success: The Story of Me, Part One
Jan 13 • 45 min
Whether it’s for me for when I get older, my parents or old friends, new friends, or just the people that listen to the Everyone Needs a Little podcast to get to know me better; so I start telling the story of my life in today’s episode. It’s also a way…
Top 10 Most Common Human Fears and Phobias
Jan 12 • 38 min
I confirmed with myself last night that I have absolutely zero fear of public speaking. Studies say that public speaking is one of humans’ biggest fears and I happy with myself that it doesn’t affect me but what are the other top fears humans have and do…
Is Being Homophobic a Sure Sign of Secret Gay Tendencies?
Jan 11 • 33 min
An article I read 15 years ago sticks with me to this day when dealing with homophobic people. The article highlighted a study that showed a connection between being homophobic and having gay tendencies. The more homophobic you are the more likely you are…
Study Says: People with Low Self-Esteem Tend to Seek Support in ways that Backfire
Jan 10 • 47 min
I will admit that I can be an immature little boy when it comes with not getting my way. Even as a middle-aged man I have to keep checking myself when I respond to things that I don’t agree with. Reading an article today with data from the Personality and…
If I Could Just Change my “Love Language” and Decrease My Sensitivity Level, Life Would Be Better
Jan 9 • 40 min
Have you taken the “Love Language” test? It outlines five ways to express and experience love that author of the book “The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate” Gary Chapman calls “love languages”: receiving gifts, quality…
Kendall Jenner is Straight Savage with Lack Self Awareness on Social Media
Jan 8 • 34 min
Kendall Jenner teased on her social media channels last week that she had a huge personal announcement and her fans got very concerned. Was Kendall Jenner going to reveal that she was sick, had her own #MeToo story, or something worse? Nope, Kendall…
Last Day in LA and I Knew the Name J. Paul Getty Sounded Oddly Familiar
Jan 7 • 41 min
Cold and Rainy in Los Angeles last couple days with a brief relief of sunshine yesterday afternoon while visiting the Getty Center. I thought the name J. Paul Getty (for whom the Getty Center gets its name) sounded familiar, so I Googled him. Yup, he’s…
I Deserved a Personal Highfive for what I did on Airforce One Yesterday; A True Story
Jan 6 • 26 min
Had a great time driving around Southern California today but had some surreal moments when passing by the fire devastation that has happened recently. Seeing entire Mountains burned out and many homes destroyed was difficult. Fortunately, I had an…
Your Body is Not a Temple: It’s an Amusement Park. Enjoy the Ride” - Anthony Bourdain
Jan 5 • 34 min
“It’s been a wild ride. A lot of miles. A road sometimes smooth, sometimes hard and ugly. And I guess I could tell you that if you look hard enough, that just next door is just as interesting as the other side of the world. But … That’s not exactly true.…
My Theory of what Happens when You Die. Call me Crazy but I might Just Be Right.
Jan 4 • 36 min
Heaven is a place man has created to answer one of life’s biggest questions, “What happens when you die?” I’ve had my theory for many years now, and it sounds far-fetched, but I have the chance of being right just as much as the next schmuck. Many holes…
Social Media is Exposing People and What was Up with the Trump GOT Poster?
Jan 3 • 38 min
My love/hate relationship with social media continues. I feel like I can’t unplug from it, but sometimes I want to. Especially when I see posts from people I thought were smart, but they continue to post bullshit stories, facts, and misinformation. I used…
Making Some Changes to the “Rules for Sons” Going Around on Facebook
Jan 2 • 43 min
Megan sent me a Facebook post titled “Rules for Sons” and thought it might be a good topic to discuss for the podcast. Right away I noticed a huge change I would make along with a lot of suggested changes throughout the list. Need to title it “Rules for…
New Year New You? A Solid Plan for Finding Happiness in 2019
Jan 1 • 33 min
New Year resolutions never worked for me. Too many changes I wanted to make at the beginning of the year stacked on top of each other. No wonder I couldn’t complete or finish any of them. This year I’m taking advice from a chapter of Grant Cardone’s book…
Short Look Back to 2018 but a Big Look Forward to 2019. Who Wants Some Gumbo?
Dec 31, 2018 • 40 min
2018 was a good year. This podcast has allowed me to grow more than I ever expected. I’m heading into 2019 with so many positive thoughts and actions. No New Year resolutions for me, but I am going into 2019 with a plan for more happiness and adventure.…
No Issue Sending Restaurant Food Back and It’s Time for Me to Forgive & Move Forward
Dec 30, 2018 • 46 min
After a challenge we had at the hotel in Cumberland, MD Megan said I would be the perfect person in our group to talk with the General Manager to fix the problem. This statement made me curious, and I ask her more about her suggesting me to be the one to…
Do We Really Want to Know the Real Truth Behind Our Heroes and People We Admire?
Dec 29, 2018 • 34 min
Visiting Monticello yesterday had me leaving with a different opinion of Thomas Jefferson. The former POTUS and founding father that was once my favorite historical character have now my brain thinking he was a complete dick that raped a young slave girl…
Virginia is for Lovers, Screwing up Hello Fresh, and Popping my Airbnb Cherry
Dec 28, 2018 • 32 min
Today I woke up 10 minutes away from Thomas Jefferson’s home in Charlottesville, VA. Jefferson has been my favorite POTUS my entire life, and I have no idea why. Maybe my visit today to Monticello will help me figure it out. Megan tells the story of how…
15 Year Old Guy Has an Extreme Passion for the Reality Television Show Survivor
Dec 27, 2018 • 42 min
When it comes to having a passion for something my new friend Nicholas takes the cake. Nicholas is the absolute frontrunner for knowledge and understanding of the television show Survivor. This 15-year-old had seen every episode of every season at least…
On the Road in Maryland: Who Knew Snacks Could Be Such a Crazy Conversation
Dec 26, 2018 • 38 min
Megan picked me up from the Baltimore airport and while driving the two hours to Cumberland we recorded an episode on the road. We’re talking snacks and my 2019 bucket list. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Almost Passing Out in Church on Christmas Eve and TV Murder Show had Me in Stitches
Dec 25, 2018 • 54 min
As part of my mother’s Christmas gift, and because I love her, I attended Christmas Eve Church services with her. I’ve done this a few times with her in the past couple months and noticed it brings her happiness. But after a night of staying out too late,…
You Don’t Know what You Don’t Know and that would Haunt You if You Knew
Dec 24, 2018 • 50 min
“It is your duty and obligation to find happiness.” That quote is continually coming up in my life. But what does that mean and how do you start the journey to find happiness? This question often comes up in real life conversations I have with people that…
Today is Festivus so what Exactly is it and can you “MacGyver your Life”?
Dec 23, 2018 • 37 min
A “holiday” the majority of us know about because of the television show “Seinfeld”, but what exactly is Festivus and is it a real thing? I’m having some interesting conversations with old friends while I’m back in my hometown for the holidays. A lot of…
Saturday Morning Conversation with my Mother Over Coffee
Dec 22, 2018 • 59 min
I’m in my hometown of Topeka, KS for the Christmas holiday weekend and staying at my parents’. This morning when I noticed my mother was up early like me I saw the perfect opportunity to sit down and record a podcast episode with her with us drinking…
Holy Sh*t, I’m Starting to Feel the Holiday Spirit. WTF?! Who have I Become??
Dec 21, 2018 • 41 min
I don’t know what has overcome me but I’m feeling the holiday spirit in a positive way. Shit, I even listened to some Christmas music this morning before work. Talking about resolutions today on the podcast and ways I’m going to keep the positive vibes…
Hooking You Up to Cliff Clavin the Hell Out of Your Holiday Party
Dec 20, 2018 • 35 min
If you haven’t seen an episode of Cheers, then you don’t know who Cliff Clavin is, but let’s say that this mail carrier is the master of knowing all things odd and interesting. This is exactly what this episode is going to do for you, make you the master…
Two Grown Men in the Kitchen and Why I’m Looking Forward to Xmas
Dec 19, 2018 • 34 min
I’m so proud of my buddy Mike and I, and not because we pulled off filming the first video in a new series I’m putting together. I’m proud of us because we got along and didn’t bicker like the two middle-aged grumpy, stuck-in-their-ways, stubborn men that…
The Movie “Eighth grade” Brought Back A Lot of Awkward but Funny Memories of Junior High
Dec 18, 2018 • 36 min
Watched Bo Burnham’s movie “Eighth grade” last night and I thought it was a fabulous movie. The film is about Kayla’s awkward life in her last week in junior high. A lot of Kayla’s situations in the movie brought back my memories of junior high and all of…
Need to Check Myself Before I Wreck Myself When it Comes to New Projects
Dec 17, 2018 • 34 min
Creative ideas to spark my passion are always coming into my mind. I love making new stuff, whether its videos, recipes or adventures. The challenge I have is that I can go too far down that rabbit hole when doing these projects. Adding more and more…
My Mother Responds to my Snapchat Request & 10 Things Creepy People Do
Dec 16, 2018 • 34 min
Insecurity is the opposite of motivation. Most, if not all insecurities we have are just bullshit stories we tell ourselves. My insecurity is coming across as a creepy middle-aged bearded man to strangers, especially with women. I know these thoughts and…
My Plan to Keep from Ruining the Holidays for Others this Year
Dec 15, 2018 • 36 min
Christmas is for kids and people like my mother so who am I to ruin that from them with my actions in the past as a Scrooge? Even though I’m not a fan of the holidays doesn’t mean I can act like an asshole to those that that love this time of year. So, to…
Why Myself a lot of other Men Hate Nickelback, but I Respect Them Tremendously
Dec 14, 2018 • 33 min
Months ago I promised to address why a lot of people, mostly men, hate Nickelback. I never got around to explaining, but I received a message from Florida cussing me out for never revealing the reason for the massive dislike of Nickelback. Today’s episode…
Top 5 Regrets of the Dying: It is your Absolute Duty and Obligation to Find Your Happiness
Dec 13, 2018 • 45 min
Finding personal happiness is extremely hard, especially if we keep listening to the bullshit stories we tell ourselves. I came across a blog today from 2012 that a nurse named Bronnie Ware. For many years Bronnie worked in palliative care. Her patients…
Let’s Take the “Are These Things Actually Rude?” Quiz Together to Avoid Something Else
Dec 12, 2018 • 37 min
Something has been wrong in my brain for the past week and instead of talking about it on today’s episode let’s take a Buzzfeed quiz instead. I’m sure I’ll address this weirdness happening with me soon, but I’ll instead take the “Are These Things Actually…
Paul Harvey and the Lunchtime Fruit Cup Taps; My Fear and Comfort at the Same Time
Dec 11, 2018 • 41 min
There’s a man named Ron who has always been in my life, and he is like an uncle to me. When I worked with Ron at my family’s construction company back in my teenage years Ron’s repetitive nature and personality used to scare me. I didn’t want to become…
Great Things Happening in the World and How to Avoid Holiday Stress & Anxiety is Simple
Dec 10, 2018 • 38 min
It’s hard to look back in 2018 and recognize the fantastic & positive things that have happened because we live in a 24-hour news cycle where negative stories monopolize the headlines. There were so many amazing things that happened, and I point them out…
Can Creating and Executing a Bucket List be a Path to Finding Happiness in Life?
Dec 9, 2018 • 17 min
Adventure and learning new things is fuel for my soul personally. I always want to try new things and visit many different locations. I’ve never had a written bucket list but maybe its time to put on together. The act, of putting together a bucket list…
Dr. Emoto’s Water Experiment & 19 Things You Know If You’re An Asshole
Dec 7, 2018 • 41 min
Doctor Emoto’s experiment on water can teach us a lot about ourselves. Know it continually reminds me to not be so hard on myself but its hard to stop. I’ve always claimed to be an asshole, and that thinking is probably affecting me negatively. We’re also…
I have a Thirst for Learning the Passions, Loves, & Challenges of People
Dec 6, 2018 • 38 min
Learning new things every day excites and fuels me, this includes learning the stories of others. Part of my job is interviewing employees at my company for an internal podcast to learn about them. I look forward to sitting down with people with a…
Why it’s Bittersweet Achieving Southwest Airlines Companion Pass Level
Dec 5, 2018 • 36 min
Recording the podcast in Irvine, California this morning at my office in southern California. My Southwest flight that got me here yesterday gave me enough points to receive Companion Pass status. That means I can pick someone to fly with me for free for…
Do You Want to Be Happy or Happier? 15 Habits of Incredibly Happy People
Dec 4, 2018 • 35 min
The first question to ask yourself is if you want to be happier or are you sabotaging your happiness? The second question is, do you accept that being happy is your duty and obligation? If you’re ready to be happy then let us discuss “15 Habits of…
Drinks with my Brothers & Church with My Mother; a Weekend Full of Joy in my Hometown
Dec 3, 2018 • 40 min
Despite the reason that took me to my hometown over the weekend, my heart was full of joy. I spent Saturday evening with the three guys I consider my brothers having drinks, telling stories, and just loving the fact we were all together living the moment.…
Feeling like I Need Everyone to Like or Love Me has Made My World a Lonely Life
Dec 1, 2018 • 43 min
Warning, here comes the vulnerability again. When people close to me or if public figures die I always take a look at my mortality. In this case, the question of “Who will my Mom contact to be pallbearers at my funeral if I died today” has been on my mind…
By Surprisingly Popular Demand - Part Two of the Grown Ass Man Holiday Gift Guide
Nov 30, 2018 • 41 min
The thought of my opinion on gifts for grown ass men would be so popular with listeners of the podcast is mindblowing. Thank you lady listeners for reaching out and telling me that my gift guide episode for grown ass men is helping and encouraging me to…
Holiday Gifts Ideas for the Grown Ass Man in your Life: Part One
Nov 29, 2018 • 38 min
Middle-aged men have been receiving shitty gifts ever since the time of Jesus and the birth of Santa Claus. Today’s episode is part of a three-part series to help you put a real smile on the grown ass man in your life’s face. It’s time to get to know your…
“Nas Daily” is One of the Most Inspiring Pages on Facebook and so is the Story Behind It
Nov 28, 2018 • 30 min
Every day I get a Facebook alert that Nas Daily has posted a new video, and every day I love watching that video. The videos that Nas Daily put out daily are inspirational, motivational, full of adventure & positivity. The group of friends that travel the…
Netflix Pics & Fake News Spreading on Social Media is Making People Dumber
Nov 27, 2018 • 42 min
Rake, from Australia, is an excellent series on Netflix currently and in this episode I mention a few more I enjoy. Also in this episode, I address the multitude of opinion journalism articles being spread throughout social media by leftist and right…
Adam Ruins Everything & “Fun” Wichita, Kansas Facts You’ve Lived Without Knowing All These Years
Nov 26, 2018 • 29 min
Stuck in North Carolina for 24 hours as I wait for the Kansas City airport to reopen. While in tar heel country I’m reminded of Adam Ruins Everything for absolutely no reason. Plus Megan is heading to Wichita for her first time. Business travel, because…
The #1 Thing I have Learned About Myself While on Vacation; A Self-Awareness Breakthrough
Nov 24, 2018 • 42 min
The moment I completed accepted that I have been a selfie asshole for the majority of my life has truly metaphorically punched me right in the face this week. A punch so hard that I am going to change that horrible personality trait now, no waiting. I’m…
Starting to become Clear that I may be the Asshole and Not Everyone Else like I Assumed
Nov 23, 2018 • 32 min
Before leaving for vacation I was nervous that I would have to deal with thousands of non-self-aware people getting in my way and being a huge annoyance to me, but now five days into this trip it’s becoming aware to me that I’m the asshole. I haven’t got…
I Absolutely Hate Knowing That I’ve Disappointed my Mother. It Makes Me Sick to my Stomach
Nov 22, 2018 • 39 min
In a recent episode, I talked about why I’m ok not spending Thanksgiving with my family. I hate that my mother thinks I was talking about her, which isn’t true. True or not the fact that I have hurt & disappointed my mother makes me incredibly sad. Even…
The Jamaicans I Met Today are the Most Positive Thinking People I’ve Met in a Long Time
Nov 21, 2018 • 20 min
Spent an entire day on a Jamaican foodie tour in Ocho Rios, Jamaica but the best part of the adventure wasn’t the food. The jerk chicken, goat stew, pumpkin rice, rasta pasta, and all of the other dishes I consumed today were fantastic, but it was the…
Why I Chose to Take a Vacation During Thanksgiving Week; Not a Fan of the Holidays
Nov 20, 2018 • 33 min
Cruising through the Carribean during Thanksgiving week is one of the best adult decisions I’ve made. As a man who is not a fan of Thanksgiving and Christmas, vacationing during the holidays may end up being a personal tradition. No more Christmas lights,…
In the Bahamas, Sitting on the Beach, in the Sun, & Recording a Podcast
Nov 19, 2018 • 29 min
Its been almost 24 hours we’ve been on our cruise vacation and we have our pros & cons so far. Spoiler: it has been better than I was expecting and I’m loving it. If you’re interested in taking a cruise your pals Megs & Bacon have some great tips, not…
Vacation Time: Reminding Myself Not to Be an Asshole on the Giant Ship
Nov 18, 2018 • 30 min
I like people but only on my terms, and I believe that makes me an asshole. I hate being an asshole, but it seems that my challenges are ingrained in my personality. Unself-Aware people are my Lex Luther, my Joker, and overall they are my nemesis. Cruise…
I’ll Admit Money Can’t Buy You Happiness if You Stop Using Your Kids as an Excuse
Nov 17, 2018 • 48 min
Money can’t buy you happiness, but it can make finding your stimulation and passion easier in some situations. But I am 100% sure making excuses to stop yourself from seeking your happiness is the worst thing anyone can do, and in my world, most people I…
Why I Loath Going to the Grocery Store: Mad Rambling of a Middle Aged Food Shopper
Nov 16, 2018 • 46 min
I hate going to the grocery store, and I believe I have facts to back up why it is a horrible place. I recognize that most of my points aren’t facts but stories I tell myself. Grocery stores bring unwanted anxiety that drives me crazy as I wander around a…
Things I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self
Nov 15, 2018 • 51 min
It’s a scenario everyone has thought of, “if I could talk to the younger version of me what, would I tell me?” It’s a great exercise to think about your self-awareness enough to want to give your younger version life advice but are we missing something…
Secrets About Men Most Women Don’t Know
Nov 14, 2018 • 41 min
Being a man can be tough. Don’t get me wrong, being a man is fantastic but some things come with being a man that sucks, especially when it comes to relationships with women. On today’s episode, I hope to bridge the gap between men and women by spilling…
We Believed a lot of the Bullsh*t Our Parents Told Us; I Still Believe Some to this Day
Nov 13, 2018 • 35 min
You have to wait 30 minutes before you back to swimming after eating, sugar before bed would keep you up, eating your carrots would make you see better, all examples of lies told to children kids by parents. Those falsehoods shaped many of us, and I don’t…
Is Rachel Hollis, the Author of the Popular Self Help Book “Girl, Wash Your Face” Full of Sh*t?
Nov 12, 2018 • 46 min
Interesting article about author Rachel Hollis, author of the trendy self-help book “Girl, Wash Your Face” has me deep thinking again about the people in my Facebook feed portraying bullshit lives for whatever reason. Men and women both are guilty of this…
Middle School is One of the Most Awkward Times of Anyone’s Life
Nov 11, 2018 • 55 min
Fun conversation with Lauren, a 13-year-old girl that has been in my life since she was born. Lauren and I talk about the future, popularity, sports, and advice she would give her parents. Plus I teach Lauren one fundamental fact about all middle school…
This Fat Acceptance Movement is Getting a Little Dodgy in My Opinion
Nov 9, 2018 • 46 min
I’ve been overweight most of my life. Struggling with being fat has just always been in my life. Always worried about others judging me for my size is a constant, even today with all the weight loss I’ve had recently. Over 400lbs has been my top weight,…
Absolutely No Two People Are the Same So Why Do we Keep Putting People into Boxes?
Nov 8, 2018 • 56 min
This morning started with me not wanting to record an episode of the podcast, but it quickly turned into the longest solo episode in the history of the show. My passion for creative vs. data type people came out today. This topic sent me down a road of…
Nothing More Sexy or Attractive than a Big Man Sweating Through his Shirt For No Reason
Nov 7, 2018 • 35 min
I’ve always sweated a lot. When I work out, there is usually a puddle under me but its when I sweat when I’m not working out that haunts me. Sweating is my true tell/tell sign, and massive anxiety has taken over my body. I can stop it, and trust me I’ve…
My Heart Goes Out to the Patrick Boys. My Brothers Lost their Mother Yesterday.
Nov 6, 2018 • 34 min
I think we grow a lot when someone close to us dies. We either grow, or we die a little ourselves depending on how we cope with the tragedy. MY best bud called me last night to tell me his mother died yesterday. I immediately wanted to step in and start…
Do I have the Drive and Discipline to Do Two Projects at the Same Time?
Nov 5, 2018 • 33 min
Sometimes I need a reminder of all the excellent advice and best practices I have received from books, videos, and regular conversation from friends and family to help me on my life journey. Putting all that info into a book will be the perfect tool for…
It’s Time to Reinvent Myself Again. This Time for a Better Life and Not Just to Fit In
Nov 4, 2018 • 36 min
Every 5 or 7 years I tend to reinvent myself, but my reasons for changing in the past was probably for people to accept me more. Had to be someone I thought people wanted me to be. At least the people I thought meant something to me or I desired their…
Let’s Learn About Micro-Adventures, Difference between a Shower & a Rinse,
Nov 3, 2018 • 40 min
Megan and I are talking about micro-adventures poolside in San Diego. Does your location have anything to do with your adventure level? Can an adventure just be going to the park to eat lunch outside or does there need to be more to it? Plus we get into…
Andrew Zimmern has a Rule for Life we should All Follow, “Try Anything & Everything at Least Twice”
Nov 2, 2018 • 34 min
My travels have me broadcasting the podcast from Corona, CA this morning reflexing on all the places and experiences I’ve had since last Friday. Cleveland, Buffalo, Boston, and now southern California. The amazing advice I’ve tried to live my life on came…
Social Media Makes it Easy for People to Pretend to Give a Damn, but Most Don’t
Nov 1, 2018 • 25 min
Great dinner and conversation with my friend Sara in the North End of Boston. Sara is a motivating person with an inspiring story of moving from the middle east to Boston when she was just 18 years old with no job lined up, no place to live, and couldn’t…
Should Have Done this in 2004, 2007, and 2013. It is my Duty & Obligation to Be Happy.
Oct 31, 2018 • 33 min
Great episode today as I take the podcast with me as we venture to downtown Boston for the Red Sox World Series parade. Talked to two Bostonians about 15 years old straight winning, and I make a promise to myself. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor:…
Halloween Rules from a Cynical Man & Can We Stop Calling Women Whores Please?
Oct 30, 2018 • 31 min
Halloween is an exciting holiday. I love it, but you couldn’t tell from today’s episode. I think things a lot of things, activities, holidays are fantastic but a minority of people f*ck them up & make them unenjoyable for the rest of us. Halloween is one…
I’m 44 Today and Reflecting on How I want to be Remembered. Midlife Crisis has Officially Started
Oct 29, 2018 • 36 min
Today I turn 44 years old. When I was 20 years old, 44 sounded like an old man. Now I am that “old man,” but I feel wonderful. Today is also another special “megs & Bacon” episode where Megan joins me on the podcast before she flys back to North Carolina,…
Next Stop Buffalo, NY & Meg takes a test to find out how stereotypically white she is.
Oct 28, 2018 • 28 min
History is made with the first podcast episode being recorded in the car driving. Meg’s & Bacon are heading to Buffalo, NY in celebration of Joey’s birthday on October 29th. While driving Meg takes the “How Stereotypically White Are You” test. Meg also…
We’re In Cleveland & Discussing 17 Ideas to Take Life from Ho-Hum to Wonderful
Oct 27, 2018 • 30 min
With all the negativity in the world, it’s nice to step back and look at the positives we can create to not only make our lives better but make the lives of others in our world fantastic. Megan joins me again for a special “Megs & Bacon” episode in…
Heading to Cleveland, Noisy Showers, & Hot Doctor Lady Checking my Balls in Front of my Mom
Oct 26, 2018 • 34 min
I love when I can look back on situations and laugh. I’m not sure my mom can do the same because I have truly put her into some embarrassing situations. Including the time I had an extremely attractive lady doctor doing an ultrasound on my testicles. I…
Just a Middle Aged White Republican Male from the Midwest Talking to Himself about Race & Culture
Oct 25, 2018 • 39 min
As a middle-aged white dude who is a registered Republican just slightly right of the middle from the midwest a lot of people in the media would like for you to think I’m a Neo-Nazi, racist, woman-hating, fear mongering, white pride Nationalist. I know…
What Do You Do When Your Know Someone IRL Doing Something Harmful to their Soul On Social Media
Oct 24, 2018 • 37 min
I personally know people that are living lies online through social media sites like Facebook & Instagram. They are putting out personal content for what they want to project to people to see about them. IMO it’s 100% for ultimate validation from friends…
How the Boston Red Sox Brought a Sense of Individualism & Sparked a Passion with a Kid in Kansas
Oct 23, 2018 • 39 min
The opportunity to find something that made me different than everyone else in my childhood was essential to me. At an early age, I recognized that I didn’t want to be like everyone else. I found my individualism in becoming a Boston Red Sox fan. Living…
The Greatest Gift I could Give my Mother & I wasn’t the Usual Impatient Asshole
Oct 22, 2018 • 33 min
It all started with half-price tickets on LivingSocial for the Junior League Holiday Mart at the Downtown Kansas City Convention Center, aka Bartle Hall. I asked my mom to join me to an event, that turns out to the perfect for women just like my mother.…
Information I Took in at 6:04am this Morning Changed my Entire Attitude
Oct 20, 2018 • 38 min
Time zones really screw me up. Something simple as a 2-hour change can really screw with me. I woke up after a 10-hour sleep feeling like I had been throw out of a van but what happened at 6:04 am this morning really helped overcome the feeling like hell.…
19 Visits to Las Vegas in 8 years. Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Sin City
Oct 18, 2018 • 33 min
My travels in the past eight years have taken me everywhere but Las Vegas is the city I have experienced more than any other. Today’s episode I give the “Joey Little Guide to Visiting Vegas”. Its everything you need to know if you want to holiday to the…
Could a Lack of Belonging to a Community be a Factor in my Levels of Happiness?
Oct 17, 2018 • 33 min
The lightbulb went off recently that a lot of my loneliness and sadness the recent years could be from a complete lack of community in my life. After seeing first hand a community group together, I realized how thirsty I am for a sense of belonging that I…
Philosophy Buffets, Las Vegas, & Shitty Christians Muslims & Jews
Oct 16, 2018 • 35 min
The podcast is on the Las Vegas strip from the Bellagio Hotel & Casino. Thank you to my friend Alaina for an incredible experience Sunday and introducing me to something different & something I knew nothing about. The experience might be the right…
Embracing the Friendzone: Excitement, Understanding, and Explanation of Pseudo Girlfriends
Oct 13, 2018 • 29 min
Spent a lot of time this week watching lady movies with my friends. These particular friends happen to be beautiful women. Holly and I are a lot closer but it doesn’t take away from the fun I have with Lauren. My macho male friends naturally think I…
The Reason I can’t Enjoy Haunted Houses is Stupid and Dangerous
Oct 12, 2018 • 30 min
It’s widely known in the midwest that the West Bottoms in Kansas City has some of the best haunted houses in the country, but I won’t find out for myself due to my overactive fight or flight response, also called hyperarousal, or the acute stress…
The Joey Little Philosophy Behind the Laziness of Gift-Giving in Today’s Society
Oct 11, 2018 • 36 min
I hate getting gifts for people and it’s not because I don’t like spending money on people I like & love. To me, gift giving has become lazy, at least my perspective on gift giving. The norms of just “have to grab something” is stupid. I give my…
We Need to Quit Lying to Ourselves when it comes to Our Self-Happiness Journey
Oct 10, 2018 • 34 min
It is so much easier to make excuses than actually to face accountability for our happiness. But why do we ignore the journey that will change our lives for the better? Why do we think it will be a difficult journey to seek out what mentally stimulates us…
Psychoanalyzing My Life Again After Horrible Limo Accident in Upstate New York
Oct 9, 2018 • 33 min
Nothing like significant death and tragedy in the news that has me looking at my own life (which seems like a daily thing when watching the news). Death is on my mind every day and some days it’s easier to keep the thoughts of my demise under control.…
The Thing in Life I Stopped Being a Total Asshole About & How Many Russians Died in World War II?!
Oct 8, 2018 • 23 min
It seems like I can’t relax and watch a television show or movie without my brain working overtime to find all the challenges with the plot or parts that don’t make sense. But after watching the movie Venom or the weekend with friends, I learned something…
Breakfast Confessions with an Opposite Personality: a Methodical, Indecisive & Introverted Person
Oct 7, 2018 • 42 min
Alissa and I never got along for the longest time. We are exact opposites when it comes to our personalities and what stimulates us. Alissa is a quiet, go-with-flow, indecisive, introvert that is everything I am not. In the last year, Alissa and I have…
Starting to Love Snapchat Over Facebook; My Personal Social Media Content Strategy is Changing
Oct 6, 2018 • 53 min
I am a self-admitted attention whore. It’s not as bad today as it once was. My challenge is that I want people to like me, I do actually give a shit. Part of that plan to make sure everyone likes me is I want them to find me funny. How can you not like…
How Many People have Experienced Both Sides of the #MeToo Movement?
Oct 5, 2018 • 35 min
Hard to follow up an episode like #117 but I did with the only thing I believe I needed to talk about. My story of the lumberyard and the person who hated their job so much they did the unbelievable. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest…
I Cannot be Silent Anymore, Time for me to Tell my Story.
Oct 4, 2018 • 36 min
I’ve been torn between telling my personal story of sexual assault and continuing to stay quiet as I have been for nearly 30 years. The sexual assault Kavanaugh stories in the news are shaking the world up and creating more tribalism. But when Trump…
Fred Rogers, One in a Million, & 14 Signs of Playing a Victim
Oct 3, 2018 • 36 min
Fred Rogers was a significant influence on my life, and he’d probably be disappointed with how a lot of us are acting in 2018. I’m becoming more and more frustrated every day with the hardcore Trump supporters and with the over the top entitled leftists.…
Companies Using Charities to Increase Sales & Drive Profits
Oct 2, 2018 • 33 min
I’ve got nothing against charities with great marketing to get their cause out to the people, but I do have a problem with companies using those charities to sell more goods & services. I’m referring to the businesses that say; “For every product or…
My Birthday Month has Me Pondering Age & the Movie Black 47’
Oct 1, 2018 • 30 min
October is my birthday month, and every year on October 1st I start getting deep into my head about age and mortality. Turning 44 this has me asking, “Am I where I wanted to be 20 years ago?” There have been some factors in my life that has kept me from…
Fear of Dying is Peculiarly Different than a Fear of Death
Sep 28, 2018 • 35 min
A bizarre story in the news this morning about a death in a Jack in the Box drive-thru got my brain triggered again on my biggest fear, dying. Not the actual act of being dead but the moments leading up to it. To fire my wild imagination up some more I’m…
The Dunbar Number & All my Success was Started by my Sister
Sep 27, 2018 • 40 min
Did you know there is a theory that says there is a cap on the number of friends you can have an actual real social connection? Discussing the Dunbar Number theory today and if social media has any effect on the method since Facebook wasn’t around when…
FOMO & JOMO: Fear of Missing Out vs The Joy Of Missing Out
Sep 26, 2018 • 31 min
There’s no doubting that I suffered from FOMO hardcore as a young adult. Anxiety would fill me full of bullshit stories I would tell myself when I thought everyone else was having a glorious time or an excellent & adventurous life in general while I was…
A Not-So Country Boy from One of the Most Country AF States
Sep 25, 2018 • 33 min
Saying “Kansas” triggers most people from outside the state to think of the Wizard of OZ. Never could go on a vacation where that reference didn’t get old telling people where I was from. Who can blame them? What other things are top-of-mind for people…
Smugness of Some People in this World & F*ck Bill Cosby.
Sep 24, 2018 • 30 min
The show is back in Kansas City after a short North American tour just in time to see Bill Cosby get sentenced for the horrible things he has done. Should they take it easy on him because he’s old, blind, and his philanthropy work? I say hell no. And…
Dinner & Table Conversation with Five Friends in Chapel Hill
Sep 23, 2018 • 59 min
Meet Megan, Casey, Jill, the man whose name changes throughout the episode along with Joey as they discuss left lane drivers, Orioles games, zombie apocalypse, National Parks, marathon super fans, and more. Last night I tried something outside the normal…
Canadian Comfort Food Quest Sends Me a Place Oddly Familiar
Sep 20, 2018 • 33 min
The Ol’ West Wing is a great place for those in Ontario looking for cold beer, hockey on the tube, and tasty chicken wings available in over 50 different sauces, but it’s not the place to send a Kansas native when he’s looking for a little taste of…
Air Canada, Fattest Man in the World & Understanding Alcohol
Sep 19, 2018 • 29 min
Justice served on my Air Canada flight into Toronto last night. The look on the woman’s face was enough to make 100 children laugh and sing. The show is in Toronto today! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
Old Irish Men Don’t Give AF & Marco Rubio Doxxed #SaltBae
Sep 18, 2018 • 31 min
Broadcasting from just outside Chicago and made a huge rookie mistake getting here. Hard to swallow for an experienced traveler. 85 Year Irish man doesn’t give AF when the place he’s chilling in gets robbed, Marco Rubio being a hypocrite, and my issues…
The Thing to Know about Yourself that will Change Your Life
Sep 17, 2018 • 31 min
Buzzfeed is such a horrible website. Why do I keep going to it for show topics, I need an intervention. With my growing hatred, I searched for a Buzzfeed like website but for Gen X’ers like myself since Buzzfeed is built for Millennials. That search had…
Need to Let My #1 Fan Know How Much I Love & Appreciate Her
Sep 15, 2018 • 32 min
Early Saturday morning episode from my office in downtown Kansas City because my mom is literally staying across the street at the Marriott with my step-dad in town for a bank convention. Going to meet my mom this morning, take her to breakfast and other…
Facebook is Making Us Stupid with Tribalism & Fake Outrage
Sep 14, 2018 • 37 min
Triggered this morning apparently after the “dumb” shit I see in my Facebook Newsfeed almost daily. Facebook can be such a powerful and incredible tool but I keep getting reminded on how it can also be a dangerous tool as well. People see what they want…
Mark Wahlberg’s Schedule, Stupid Disclaimers, & OCD Texting
Sep 13, 2018 • 35 min
Episode 101 starts out smoothly discussing Mark Wahlberg’s weird daily schedule he recently posted on Instagram. But as that moves me toward talking about the old saying, “Idle Hands are the Devil’s Workshop” I catch myself needing to check myself, and…
Made it to 100 Episodes, Now what? Time to Make Big Changes
Sep 12, 2018 • 43 min
100 episodes was the goal starting this podcast cast back in May. I needed discipline and to finish a personal project that started, for at least once in my life. Today I can say Mission Accomplished. Episode 101 will be coming but changes to the podcast…
Netflix Show “Ozark” has a Huge Giant Unbelievable Challenge
Sep 11, 2018 • 32 min
I like my television shows semi-believable if not based on fantasyland. So I’m having a challenge with the show Ozark on Netflix. Also, another dumb white guy in the news being racist towards four young black men in Florida. The white guy made some…
Amazing Sh*t Old People Can Get Away with for Just Being Old
Sep 10, 2018 • 37 min
At what age can I start using old people excuses? You know, doing stuff that is completely not ok and getting away with it because one reason and one reason only, you’re old. Also on the show today, a valuable lesson from Elon Musk about people, when you…
Drinking Too Much, My MAGA Dad, Elon Musk, & Nike Don’t Care
Sep 9, 2018 • 32 min
New location for the recording the show today, welcome to my bedroom on this lazy Sunday morning. This episode I explain why I have to get a new bathroom trash can thanks to one of the listeners of this podcast. Also, start down the road of how my dad…
Mind Blown: That is Your Reason But What Is Your Intention?
Sep 7, 2018 • 44 min
Last night was supposed just be a Netflix & Chill alone kind of night. Found a Bill Murray movie I had not seen called “The Razor’s Edge.” I enjoyed this 1984 movie and it had me questioning my own journey in life so far, but when the line “That is your…
Succession, Kim’s Podcast, Kids These Days, & Giving a Sh*t
Sep 6, 2018 • 34 min
What’s the difference between successions and goals? This podcast needs a succession plan. My friend Kim has a podcast now, inspired by this one. Do you want to start a podcast? I’ve got your back fam. Plus addressing a listener’s request that I give my…
Not Great News from the Doctor. Needing Stress Relief Ideas!
Sep 5, 2018 • 34 min
My visit to the doctor yesterday reveals that I have way too much stress in my life and it is killing me. Changes have to be made or I will die a lot earlier than I currently want. Understanding that my personal life needs to get better and become as…
Ladies, Which Do you Want More? Equality Or Old Fashion?
Sep 4, 2018 • 45 min
Read an article, my friend Mabel posted online recently titled, “12 Old-Fashioned Dating Habits We Should Definitely Bring Back”. The article did not sit well with me so I told Mabel I would give my response with a podcast episode. Here is that episode.…
Fear of Learning that Everything You Loved in Life Was a Lie
Sep 3, 2018 • 35 min
Just finished “The Keepers” on Netflix & my mind is confused and trying to understand everything I took in watching the series. Physically sick to my stomach learning how the Catholic church in Baltimore handled priests accused of sexually assaulting…
Loneliness, Depression , Dementia, & Lemon Ricotta Pancakes
Sep 1, 2018 • 35 min
“Quiet Time with Mike”: Saturday morning breakfast podcasting time at First Watch with my buddy Silent Mike joining the episode. Two grown miserable men discussing festivals, cookbooks, zoos, loneliness, depression, dementia, and lemon ricotta pancakes.…
Things Men Are Afraid to Ask Women for But Really Want Badly
Aug 31, 2018 • 35 min
Giving my view on the Glamour article “50 Things Men Are Afraid to Ask for (but Really Want Super-Duper Badly)” on today’s episode. I agree with some but think some are absolutely stupid. Link to the article:…
Facebook Debates, Loneliness, & Adding to “Dead to Me” List
Aug 30, 2018 • 42 min
Late night has me worried that the listeners might think I’m having a stroke on the show today. Fantastic dinner at my new favorite restaurant in Kansas City last night with friends from my professional world. Also got into a Facebook debate after getting…
Just How Judgmental & Pretentious Am I? Let’s Take a Quiz!
Aug 29, 2018 • 42 min
There isn’t a better way to get right down into your soul trying to understand your id and your ego then taking a Buzzfeed.com online 30 question quiz. When you can’t afford therapy, just use Buzzfeed quizzes. *Sarcasm* . On today’s episode, I take a…
I was 13 Years Old One when One Song in 1988 Changed My Life
Aug 28, 2018 • 40 min
Overnight backyard camping sleepover at Danny Jacobs house in 1988 (I refer to 1986 in the episode but the correct time was fall of 1988) changed my life entirely in the world of music but also brought on a life of secrecy and hiding that love because of…
Facebook is Adding Stress & Making Me Crazy. Time to Unplug?
Aug 27, 2018 • 34 min
I’ve unfriended, unfollowed, blocked, and I believe about everything I can do to keep my digital sanity up to this moment. Its just been a constant daily bombardment of a thousand opinions of the news, politics & pop culture from people I know and people…
Megs & Bacon Perspective on the Multi-Level Marketing World
Aug 25, 2018 • 37 min
Megan is back on the podcast after flying into Kansas City for a weekend visit. Saturday Morning “Megs & Bacon” special episode gets inside our individual perspectives of the world of MLM, multi-level marketing. AdvoCare, Amway, Avon, Beachbody, doTerra,…
Using the Term “Gentleman” & other Dumb Traditional Rituals
Aug 24, 2018 • 44 min
We sure live in the past when it comes to a lot of the things we do for being a technologically advanced progressive society . There are so many old dumb traditional everyday things we do that don’t make sense in today’s world. Shaking hands, men taking…
Mrs Crowley was Wrong, Use Google More & I Don’t Trust You
Aug 23, 2018 • 39 min
Today’s episode starts out strong with proving my old junior high math teacher completely wrong. We then move into a world of why you should be using Google more, maybe some aha moments in there for you (I fucking hope for my happiness) and how Google…
Declinism is for Dummies, Current Octane & 1980’s Porn
Aug 22, 2018 • 34 min
Since the beginning of civilization, there have always been people bitching that the current generation and world we know it is going up in flames. As lives progress, while some things change for the better and some change for the worse, loss aversion…
Drunk Lonely Annoying Porch Guy vs Young Fake Alpha Male Bro
Aug 21, 2018 • 38 min
There are a few personalities I don’t get along with at all. A lot of time it’s me, I’m the asshole. Two of characters I don’t do well with clashed right in front of my eyes at the pool area last weekend where I live. The drunk annoying stranger…
Birthday Parties at McDonalds in the Eighties & Russell Stover
Aug 20, 2018 • 37 min
Taking a trip down memory lane this morning with glimpses in my past thoughts & childhood experiences of McDonald birthday parties were back in my day as a kid, the 1980’s My mushy adult brain remembers them as excellent, especially when the Kim brothers…
The Life as a Single Smart Adventurous Man in Kansas City.
Aug 19, 2018 • 48 min
I thought Brandon Kenig and I were complete opposites but after having breakfast with him Saturday morning, I learned that we are a lot alike. We’re going through a lot of the same challenges when it comes to our faith in people. Brandon and I have a…
What Women Don’t Know About Men; 27 Things To Consider
Aug 18, 2018 • 42 min
Maybe my purpose in this world was to bring men and women closer together with this podcast. Could I by airing my dirty laundry and profound dark emotional unstable admissions can help others take a better look at themselves and become more self-aware &…
10 Signs You’re Addicted to Drama. Time to Face the Music.
Aug 17, 2018 • 35 min
It’s no secret that a minority of people will admit that they are addicted to drama, but studies show that so many more are. What is it about drama addiction? I think I have the answer, its all about self-stimulation. What kind of metaphorical fuel do you…
If You Think Faking Orgasms is Wrong, Try Faking Personality
Aug 16, 2018 • 32 min
If you asked my mother or most of my long-term friends they would say I was full of shit if I told you I was an introvert. Being able to fake being an extrovert was, and continues to be very convincing for me to others. What personality do you connect…
Fat Poor Racist Old White Men with Classic Cars on Facebook
Aug 15, 2018 • 40 min
Social media is a bittersweet thing. On one hand, we can share amazing things and also learn so much about our friends and other great things. On the other hand, it also gives us a chance to look into the shitty world of people we would never have known…
Things You Should Know When Approaching 40 Years Old
Aug 14, 2018 • 35 min
Last night I was reminded that I would be turning 44 years old in a few months. I’ll now be able to refer to myself as being in my “mid-forties,” son-of-a-bitch. Today’s episode goes over the life tips everyone in their 40’s should know and give a heads…
My Dumbass has Jury Duty this Morning in Missouri, FML
Aug 13, 2018 • 34 min
I was able to put it off for months but the time came where the state of Missouri said, “Sorry bro, you’ve got to show up.” This state, and probably all states are so screwed up with their processes. Even tagging a vehicle in the state is a chore. So…
Whitebread Confrontation at the Topeka, Kansas Target Superstore
Aug 12, 2018 • 37 min
Learned something significant about the confrontation I had with a whitebread older lady that got caught talking shit on me at the Target Superstore in Topeka, KS. Due to her simple surprised actions and complete awkwardness after being called out on her…
No Wants to Be Known as the Person Who Just “Snapped”
Aug 11, 2018 • 32 min
Woke up this morning to the news that a 29-year-old airline worker in Seattle steals an Alaskan Airlines airplane and goes on a “joy-ride” before crashing it into the woods killing himself. Before he dies he was recorded telling air traffic controllers he…
Special Place in Hell for People Who Don’t Return Texts
Aug 10, 2018 • 35 min
After not returning a text message from my buddy Randell and having him call me out on it sent me down a spiral of reflection of those that have ghosted me in the past. It’s incredibly difficult to ignore personal communication in today’s technological…
Learning About the MidLife Crisis Has Me Getting Vulnerable
Aug 9, 2018 • 43 min
After learning that the age I am is also the average age of a man going through a midlife crisis I decided it would be fun and educational to go on a journey discovering the signs of a midlife crisis on today’s episode. Only to have that journey take a…
High School Memories, Rocky 6, & Orange is the New Black
Aug 8, 2018 • 32 min
Trip down memory lane today thinking about the years 1989 through 1993. Those years would be the time I was in high school. My memories of that time are extraordinarily fuzzy & it feels as though it was all a movie I watched 10 years ago. Sounds confusing…
Unsolicited D Pics; My Theory of Why Some Guys Send Them
Aug 7, 2018 • 36 min
I can only laugh about how some of these episodes end up with the topic they do. No idea what pushed me down the rabbit hole to the subject of guys sending unsolicited D pics to women through text or messenger. I do know when the question has come up in…
Coffee Does Not Go Cold in Palm Desert, California
Aug 7, 2018 • 33 min
Special “Megs & Bacon” episode of the podcast where my lovely lady Megan joins me in Palm Desert, CA. Talking about the subject of Megan’s future possible podcast and does the Everyone Needs a Little podcast need sunglasses & balsa wood airplanes? —- This…
Are These the Most Annoying Things People Do On Facebook?
Aug 6, 2018 • 37 min
As the self-proclaimed most annoying person in anyone’s life that knows me, I have some issues with Caroline Hemmingham’s article “The 13 most annoying things people do on Facebook.” I think the article is a fluff piece that will cause unneeded anxiety to…
Not Understanding Culture & the Dark Tourist on Netflix
Aug 5, 2018 • 34 min
This podcast is making 100% more self-aware & I tested it this weekend while shopping at a high-line outlet shopping mall outside Palm Springs, CA. White people were the absolute minority surrounded by hundreds or Asians, Latino, and middle eastern…
Hey Fat Ass, Does Your Seat Belt Fit? - My Flight Attendant
Aug 3, 2018 • 23 min
I hate feeling humiliation, especially public humiliation. This feeling covers me completely on my flight yesterday on my way to southern California. Fight or flight kicks in and I take the fight to Twitter & in person. “You don’t get to determine if…
2 Minute Rule Changed My Life & the story of Nathan Mathis
Aug 2, 2018 • 30 min
Motivation has always been a struggle in my life but when I decided that 2018 was going to be the year of Joey Little I needed to find solutions. The 2 Minute Rule was so simple but seemed a little too easy, would it work for me? Also on the episode today…
Bitching About Customer Service & Still Tipping 20%
Aug 1, 2018 • 24 min
Last minute project has me visiting my hometown for an early morning photo shoot at the racetrack. Messaged an old friend to get dinner with me at a place I considered my “go-to” restaurant in my hometown only to be let down like a virgin on their wedding…
What Are The Habits That Will Change Your Life Forever?
Jul 31, 2018 • 34 min
Leave it up to my friend JP to knock me down again by sending me a link full of real knowledge bombs to entirely be used for creating a better life for not just me, but everyone. A lot of us want to live better lives. We talk about doing it all the time.…
Things That Happen in Hotel Rooms; Welcome to Nastytown
Jul 30, 2018 • 24 min
Looking around my hotel room and thinking about how many people were here before me. Most nice & clean people, but a lot some nasty folks who don’t give two cares about grossness. I also discuss the firing of Guardians of the Galaxy Director James Gunn.…
According to Experts, I Have No Idea What I’m Doing
Jul 29, 2018 • 39 min
Took to the internet to get feedback on the Everyone Needs a Little podcast. No idea why I thought it would be a good idea to look for little things I could different to make the show better because I’ve always stated that this show is for me and my…
Please Look, Love, & Accept Me? Jesus, I’m a Basket Case
Jul 28, 2018 • 32 min
My Facebook memories make me cringe so hard. I was, and maybe still am this person that needed to fill some kind of hole inside him with the validation and attention of others. Sounds sad but that hole is not going to fill itself. People use drugs, sex,…
Wine Ignorance, Being White Bread, & Real Guilty Pleasures
Jul 27, 2018 • 31 min
The show is still in the Napa Valley & I still no absolutely nothing about wine, except white/red & dry/sweet. But I do know what white bread people are & we all get educated on what REAL guilty pleasures are. The link promised in today’s show…
Grown A$$ People Who Can’t Spell or Produce Good Grammar
Jul 26, 2018 • 33 min
Broadcasting the show today in SONOMA, CA not SAMONA, CA. I’ve been spelling the city I in the wrong for a week now. I have no excuse. “Jesus Christ, it looks so easy, just sound it out, you idiot.”,” I say to my daily. Today I have an intimate…
Garage Living in Kansas & Music that Makes Me Hurt Inside
Jul 25, 2018 • 35 min
Revealing the music that makes me hate the world, but before that, the story of how 6 months of living back home after dropping out of college my mother gave me money and told me to find somewhere else to live. Let’s just say my mother was not worried…
Thanks Facebook For Assisting Me in Judging Myself Even More
Jul 24, 2018 • 35 min
Facebook is the devil. It truly is. Although it has been an amazing technological breakthrough in human communication it is also a thing that can cut your self-esteem right in half. Facebook Memories is one of those sabers slicing through my self-esteem.…
Always Remember, the First One Who Gets Angry Loses
Jul 23, 2018 • 31 min
After the amount of feedback from women who listen to the show giving their suggestions on more life tips for men, I had no choice but to jump back into it. I always can say no but they’re women & I need more women friends. So I’m going to go with their…
Disclosing Two Personal Nuggets; Fetishes & Daddy Issues
Jul 22, 2018 • 32 min
Today’s show was supposed to be a continuation of the Life Tips Every Man Should Know, but thanks to it being early and the pills not kicking in to combat my Adult Attention Deficit Disorder this morning the show goes a whole different direction leading…
Masterpiece Meatloaf, Fed & Faded, and Unmotivated Friends
Jul 21, 2018 • 31 min
Being creative is something I love that I was born with. Having ideas of crazy and unique projects is not something I think is learned over time, and boy have I had a lot of those ideas. My challenge is keeping those projects and not get burned out. Which…
What Ever Became of your Childhood Dreams and Wishes?
Jul 20, 2018 • 32 min
Confused by a spike in listenership to the show in the last 48 hours that throws me off but makes me smile. Today discussing my childhood dreams of what I wanted to be professionally as an adult, a great story of why a became an undercover Maryland Terps…
I’m a UnSelfAware Hypocritical Hermit Who Has No Friends
Jul 19, 2018 • 28 min
Welcome the show when my verbal diarrhea sets in and I confess to becoming a hermit and the lack of local friends is starting to weight on me emotionally. At least I’m self-aware about that, right? Speaking of self-awareness, according to my scientific…
Life Tips Every Man Should Consider, like Buy More Plungers
Jul 18, 2018 • 30 min
Putting together a list of the life tips I wish I would have received when I was a younger man. Simple things to make life easier. So weird how little things can go so far like owning a plunger for every bathroom at your house/apartment or what it does…
Inspirational Posts on Instagram Used to be My Jam Man
Jul 17, 2018 • 27 min
I’m here to assist anyone from not going down the same unoriginal path that I went down when it came to “inspiring” people on social media. Maybe people would think I was at the top of my game if I just posted quotes on top of pictures and put them on…
Today is All About New Experiences, Podcasting from 30K ft
Jul 16, 2018 • 23 min
Only 50 people on my 6:30 am flight from Baltimore to Kansas City this morning. This allowed most everyone on the plane their own row. I decided to take the opportunity to pull out the podcasting equipment (Apple Mac Air laptop, Yeti Microphone, and my…
Everything you Wanted & Did Not Want to Know about Maryland
Jul 14, 2018 • 36 min
Back deck sitting in Westminster, MD early Saturday morning discussion with the Gardner ladies. Ro gives us a good perception of the Old Line State, the Free State, and the Chesapeake Bay State. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to…
How Could an American Not Know Puerto Rico is America?
Jul 13, 2018 • 32 min
Giving my thumbs up to the mini-series John Adams and challenge any passionate trolls on both sides of the Donald Trump world of hating him or love him watch the mini-series. Also discussing the old man in Chicago who had no idea that Puerto Rico is apart…
Top 5 Lists & Kylie Jenner Worth Almost One Billion Dollars
Jul 12, 2018 • 28 min
Stumbled upon the fascinating website Top5ofAnything.com. Perfect website for those that want to waste time and educated themselves at the same time. Basically perfect for those of us for when our ADHD meds are kicking in hardcore. Who is Kylie Jenner? —-…
Your Imperfections are your Perfection
Jul 11, 2018 • 28 min
I have two other podcasts I do for work, and in one of those podcasts, I had the opportunity to interview a sales guy named Shawn Hays “Your Car Guy,” about the inspiration & motivation he’s delivering to car salespeople across the country. Shawn has a…
Axe Swinging People in 7-Elevens Might Be My Biggest Fear
Jul 10, 2018 • 26 min
An article in the Daily Mail has given me the heebee-jeebees today bring my biggest fears to the forefront of my thinking. Everyone has the things that scare the heck out of them, anything from heights, spiders, snakes, etc. Today I admit that you, yes…
Attention Whores, Validation, & the Next Best Thing World
Jul 9, 2018 • 29 min
Admitting your challenges is the first step to fixing them and most of my life I have been a bonafide attention whore. When social media was invented I found my playground. Using Social Media to get validation is huge currently. How can you know if you’re…
Sunday with my Grandmother. A Lesson in Family History Part 1
Jul 8, 2018 • 54 min
I took the opportunity to sit down with my 83-year-old paternal grandmother and ask her about her life growing up, how she met my grandfather, what my father was like as a kid, successes in building a business. This experience is something I would suggest…
Why Do Trolls on the Internet Exist? You are Being Sold.
Jul 6, 2018 • 28 min
Dealing with trolls can be crazy and tiring. Why are they there? And what exactly is a user-generated website? We talk trolling and shitty things on the internet. Everybody hates it but no one can keep themselves from looking when driving by an accident…
No, Not Every Old Person is an Asshole: Just 5% of Them
Jul 5, 2018 • 26 min
Sparked by a Facebook post by my young female cousin stating that “Old People Are Rude As Hell” got me to think and eventually spewing those random unproven thoughts into my microphone for today’s episode. I’m almost always thinking about getting older…
Combat Vet Says Stop Saying “Thank You for your Service”
Jul 4, 2018 • 37 min
On this 4th of July episode my friend Mike & I sit down to breakfast at Big Biscuit and have a conversation about his views on civilians thanking veterans for their service. Mike is a former Marine & Army Reserve Iraqi War combat Veteran. He makes a point…
Does Anyone Think They Weren’t Awkward AF in Junior High?
Jul 3, 2018 • 29 min
Getting deep today on the conversation I would have with the junior high version of myself. The things I would say to 1987 Joey. Also discussing the impact on my life when someone I respect told me that I AM MY BIGGEST BULLY. Plus the journey down the…
30 days to Spend $30 Million, Richard Pryor did it, can you?
Jul 2, 2018 • 30 min
Great way to get a good inside read on other people is to psychoanalyze their content on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. People let too many of their secrets out when posting on these sites. Which one of your friends is a complete sociopath? :) Plus…
Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Ask a Woman
Jun 30, 2018 • 33 min
Doing the show again from Cascone’s Diner in the River Market with my awesome friend Holly Wood. I’m asking her the questions every man wants to know about women but are too afraid to ask. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make…
LET IT GO! Just Throw That Shit Away (Or Donate it)
Jun 29, 2018 • 28 min
Clean sweeping has me giving advice to others about how to just throw shit away and not feel bad. Too many people have attachments to too much stuff. SO I feel nothing to toss it UNLESS it’s my Red Sox stuff. That is the moment I turn into a huge…
People Who Give Jesus & Sally Jessy Raphael All the Credit
Jun 28, 2018 • 27 min
Today I get on my soapbox and tell people how they’re doing things wrong and need to do it the way I think it needs to be done. Ok, maybe not that bluntly but I do make my points on how people give credit for their accomplishments to others but take all…
My Top 5 Greatest Television Shows of All Time
Jun 27, 2018 • 32 min
This list came together fast because I know what I love. You might disagree with me but you’ve got to admit that I’ve got some entertainment on my list. My top 5 are revealed along with numerous honorable mentions. There are some rules to be in my top 5.…
Christmas Cards, Queer Eye & Cheesecake Analogies
Jun 26, 2018 • 29 min
Once again the podcast about nothing takes a weird turn when the topic of Christmas cards comes up early in the show. I go from discussing how gift cards are a dumb gift you give to someone you don’t know anything about but feel obligated to spend money…
Anthony Bourdain: Difference In Depressed vs Depression??
Jun 25, 2018 • 28 min
First of all big shout out to Jessica who included the Everyone Needs a Little Podcast in her blog post last Friday! Check out the blog here & make sure to subscribe: https://jessicabentleycom.wordpress.com/ Anthony Bourdain was a lot to me and had my…
The Song Hijacker Megan Is Back on Today’s Show!
Jun 23, 2018 • 22 min
Megan comes in from SoCal to Kansas City to be on the show as we broadcast from Cascones Diner in the River Market Kansas City. We talk Penn & Teller and randomness on the podcast about nothing. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to…
Why No Kids & No Ex-Wives. It’s the 25th Episode of the Show!
Jun 22, 2018 • 30 min
Celebrating 25 episodes by only doing the podcast but also I also went out on Facebook Live! Got deep today on the reason I’m 43 and have never had children nor have I ever been married (not even engaged either). Plus I vomit more about my adult ADD and…
Old School Technology & Online Thirsty Motherf*ckers
Jun 21, 2018 • 34 min
Dinner with my dad and stepmom last night had me feeling good this morning. Today on the podcast about nothing I talk about how technology has made life easier but also has made life extremely tough. From buying stuff online, making reservations, dating,…
Remember When You Had No Idea Who Your Crazy Friends Are
Jun 20, 2018 • 24 min
Facebook has created a world that we get to see the passions are friends and family have. I know that Facebook has shown me that I have friends with some really shitty views on the world and the people in it. You can’t change people’s passions but just…
True Past Lives & the Positives to Being a Psychopath
Jun 19, 2018 • 23 min
I’ve never hidden the fact that I only do this podcast for personal satisfaction. Some people like hunting or shopping or bowling or gardening. My happiness comes from sitting in a dark room early in the morning talking to myself while recording. I’m…
Dear Future Lineage, I’m Seriously Not a Attention Whore.
Jun 18, 2018 • 23 min
It just dawned on me this morning that all the dumb shit I’ve been posting to Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, etc is going to be the shit my ancestors are going to see in their Ancestory.com account when their family tree has me in it. Jesus Christ…
Just because you have the money doesn’t mean you need to spend the money
Jun 17, 2018 • 26 min
I decided to start downsizing the physical and material things in my life starting with my vehicle. Today’s episode I give the 4 reasons why I downsize my vehicle and why I’m going to downsize other things in my life —- This episode is sponsored by ·…
Live at the Dealership: Buying a New Vehicle Today
Jun 16, 2018 • 10 min
Recording at a car dealership today as I’m buying a new vehicle. Brought my combat buddy along so we’re talking about how he feels uncomfortable when someone thanks his for his service. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…
Paula Dean was a Straight Up Gangster
Jun 15, 2018 • 34 min
Nothing like discussing the new meds you’re on with tens upon tens of listeners. And did you know Paula Dean was a straight up diabetic gangster? My book recommendation to you by the late Anthony Bourdain. And I search the Internet for “Top Podcast Topic…
Something You Didn’t Know About the Boys That Send D Pics
Jun 14, 2018 • 31 min
I continue to try to understand the world of becoming an old man. Funny how things are so different and how my brain is reacting. Also, talking about marketing and advertising when it comes to being on online dating sites AND something you probably didn’t…
Pay Heed Dad’s Day is Upon Us & learn about Kansas City BBQ
Jun 13, 2018 • 28 min
Learning your parents are not superheroes can be hard to swallow but learning that they’re just awkward schumcks just like you makes it hilarious and comforting. Talking dads today in anticipation of Father’s Day this weekend AND I pull out the blackboard…
Jesus Christ I’ve Changed & Local News Makes Me Cringe
Jun 12, 2018 • 31 min
How much has your life changed in 10 years? Do you have mentors? Why do I hate local news reports so much? These are the pressing questions in today’s world. North Korea and Donald Trump have nothing on these top-level questions that need answers. Plus…
You Should Not Go To Europe and This Is Why
Jun 11, 2018 • 28 min
Back from 7 days in Europe and I’ve put together the reasons why you should not go to Europe (if you have these challenges). Some people travel well and some will struggle. I broke down the four characteristics you should have if you want to travel to…
ON A BOAT! Our Last Evening in Switzerland.
Jun 5, 2018 • 11 min
Our last night in Geneva, Switzerland —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/everyoneneedsalittle/support
Watching the Sunset from our Paris Hotel Terrace
Jun 3, 2018 • 25 min
Megan joins the show from the European Tour of the Podcast. Today/Tonight we’re in Paris, France. Megan tells us about second breakfast and how everyone should have 2 lunches in Paris with one being champagne and oysters. —- This episode is sponsored by ·…
If the Orioles Don’t Give You Beer, You Crush Them in the News
Jun 2, 2018 • 21 min
My lady Megan joins the show just before the European tour. We’re talking about the 90’s and those pesky O fans from Baltimore. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…
Efficiency is the Secret to Life & Who’s Really Upset that Sears is Closing
Jun 1, 2018 • 31 min
Last show from Kansas City for 9 days as I head on the road to North Carolina to catch some AAA baseball and then off to Europe for the Everyone Needs a Little podcast tour. PLUS who is really upset about hundreds of Sears stores closing around the…
I Am My Biggest Bully & Fear of Being a Culture Vulture
May 31, 2018 • 30 min
No caffeine this morning really has me struggling. Are you as hard on yourself as I am on me? Plus we discuss your feedback on “There’s a Special Place in Hell” segment, my upcoming trip to Europe, and my fear of being a Culture Vulture. —- This episode…
Is Getting Married Overrated? And a Preacher asks for $54M.
May 30, 2018 • 33 min
I’ve never been married and never really thought why that is. In today’s podcast, I psychoanalyze myself and the world of marriage. PLUS Rick is leaving the Walking Dead and a man of God is asking his followers for $54 million to buy a new jet. —- This…
How “Being Manly” is Absolutely Ridiculous
May 29, 2018 • 31 min
Discussing getting older, being a man, and how being manly is a ridiculous thing. Also, a new segment called “Listen to Uncle Joe” that will help single men struggling in the dating world. Plus today’s trending stories. —- This episode is sponsored by ·…
“If it bleeds it leads” journalism & Assholes in Jobs
May 28, 2018 • 26 min
We’re a week away from taking the podcast to Europe where my lady will be co-hosting the show. Let’s hope to God she does a good job and not ruin the podcast & our relationship. Also talking about how every job has its shitty people, why does Ohio have a…
People who wake up extra early & Left lane highway drivers
May 26, 2018 • 29 min
First Saturday show discussing my grandfather’s insistence of waking up before anyone in the family, how there’s a special place in hell for left lane highway drivers, and today’s trending topics. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way…
Confederate Flags, Wine Humor, and White Male Privilege
May 25, 2018 • 27 min
Twitter topics put me on a rant comparing the wine culture to those who still fly confederate flags, and a shout out to the Boba Fett fan clubs. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support…
My Ignored Suggestions to Southwest Airlines and Barbecue
May 24, 2018 • 25 min
I’m in Phoenix, Arizona this morning for the show after flying in from Cleveland last night. Great time to talk about my perspective on the different types of travelers I see at airports across the country. Plus, why do east coasters order “lean” or “well…
How I Almost F*cked Up the Name of this Podcast
May 23, 2018 • 20 min
My dad’s mexican tattoo made the show today along with the search for the Loch Ness Monster. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast:…