RoleyShow

RoleyShow

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A (multiple) personality driven improvised podcast about current events, culture, and life. New episodes M-F.
RoleyShow 11/2: The View From Here
Nov 2 • 15 min
A little talk about that Personal Brand you don’t want to admit you have.
RoleyShow 11/1: No, Really, You’re Gonna Be OK
Nov 1 • 14 min
Right now, what I want to do is talk to all of you out there that are overwhelmed.
RoleyShow 10/31: Your Weekly Dum
Oct 31 • 11 min
Your To Do List sucks.
RoleyShow 10/30: The Same Old Thing
Oct 30 • 8 min
Do you wanna know why a lot of ideas suck? I’ll tell you why. They’re not different enough.
RoleyShow 10/27: Up In The Cream Tower
Oct 27 • 20 min
It’s a Freaky Friday here on Roley, and as is usually the case Roley’s been involuntarily restrained. In his place tonight is new guest host Dorene. We’re not exactly sure what she does. When we asked her what her qualifications were to host a podcast she…
RoleyShow 10/26: Rice Krispy Formations
Oct 26 • 31 min
First, an brief pro tip: Nothing feels as good as when you’re hitting all cylinders on the health front. I’m back to normal after feeling under the weather for a couple months, it’s only bee the past couple days that I’ve noticed the surge in my energy…
RoleyShow 10/25/2017: The Grind
Oct 25 • 41 min
Sometimes, it’s just about putting your head down and slogging through. You do it, I do it, and for the first time—I think ever—I actually want the grind. Because, I want what’s on the other side of it. I want the next level.
RoleyShow 10/24: Balancing The Accounts
Oct 24 • 39 min
Sorry about yesterday, the voice was kinda gone. You know, I’m really of two minds right now about things as it pertains to both where we are as a society here in the US, and that affects how I approach this podcast. I have a goal here, but current events…
RoleyShow 10/23/2017: [ARCHIVE] WYRD 101 1/4/2011
Oct 23 • 46 min
Taking you back to January 4th, 2011, the first show for Terrestrial Radio on WNMR 107.1 We talk about Captain Owen Honors of the USS Enterprise, A talk about New Year’s Resolutions, Twitch calls in to discuss Hexting, and a segment called You’re Not This…
RoleyShow 10/20: Bright Blue Eyes
Oct 20 • 25 min
This weekend, my youngest child—my daughter—will turn 18. This episode is for her.
RoleyShow 10/19: The Last Republican
Oct 19 • 30 min
You watch FOX News. You Listen to Rush Limbaugh. You listen to Sean Hannity. You don’t know what you’re talking about. Read things.
RoleyShow 10/18: Low to High
Oct 18 • 26 min
The day started off badly with hearing about the death of Gord Downie of The Tragically Hip. Truthfully, I’ve been listening to The Hip all day at this point. I share a story about the time I saw them play live. The day ended wonderfully, as I got to have…
RoleyShow 10/17: It Started With Crackers
Oct 17 • 40 min
Member of The Flock Cody sends a Dr Seuss Style tongue twister I felt obligated to try. Roley’s EDC Obsession Continues, and an exchange on FB leaves me wondering where all the original thought and logical debate went.
RoleyShow 10/16: I Will
Oct 16 • 41 min
Roley discusses the #MeToo phenomenon taking over Twitter and Facebook today, engages in a little self reflection, and discusses where we go from here. LINKS: #MeToo Movement:…
RoleyShow 10/13: [2009 Archive] LOC Episode 33
Oct 13 • 34 min
Technical difficulties in the studio tonight, so here’s an archive show from 2009: The Left Of Center Show Episode 33. On this show: Roley details a meeting that didn’t end well, which set him off on a path.
RoleyShow 10/12: Dance Kelly Dance
Oct 12 • 27 min
Roley tried streaming live to facebook using some new contraptions called Open Broadcasting Software, Audio Hijack, and Loopback so that his FB audience can hear the full poddlement, but his late 2009 iMac is screaming at him for doing it. Roley soldiers…
RoleyShow 10/11: The Unhelper
Oct 11 • 24 min
Today, we’re gonna keep it simple. I’ve read a ton of self-help books. They all have something in common.
RoleyShow 10/10: The Distraction
Oct 10 • 27 min
We let so much distract us during the day. How do we put a stop to that?
RoleyShow 10/9: Uncorked
Oct 9 • 38 min
Roley talks Bob Corker, Jemele Hill, and Social Media Addiction. LINKS Judd Legum on Twitter: http://twitter.com/juddlegum NYT: Bob Corker…
ROLEYSHOW 10/6/2017: The Blackheart Returns
Oct 6 • 23 min
You’ll have to forgive me, I’m channelling a ghost from the past. Or maybe the future. It doesn’t really matter. Here I am, and here you are. I’m Alex, and I have some things to tell you.
RoleyShow 10/5: Zumbaya
Oct 5 • 23 min
Hannah Weatherington is our special guest for this show, who wants to give us…Another View. This can’t possibly end well.
RoleyShow 10/4: I Think It Was The Cheese Whiz
Oct 4 • 38 min
Roley talks more about his experimenting with a Bullet Journal. Also…Rex. C’mon. We know. Finally, Roley shares an article from Jeff Jarvis and one about personal branding, and tries to tie them together using the outdated concept of having a little…
RoleyShow 10/3: Stoned
Oct 3 • 44 min
Thanks Tom Petty, Getting back to the Grind, The Floydian Renaissance, Roley’s minimalist EDC experiement, and a bit about the vote at the UN today. LINKS Bullet Journal Tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fm15cmYU0IM The Universal Declaration of…
RoleyShow 10/2: Not Again
Oct 2 • 41 min
Yes, it’s about guns. I’ve been mad about this topic since Newtown. No, I won’t stop being mad about this. This is a rant, pure and simple. The Not Safest of Not Safe for Works. This must end, and we must end it.
RoleyShow 9/29: The Denouement Episode
Sep 29 • 24 min
After yesterday’s episode, I thought I’d just shoot the breeze for a minute and not try to get too spun up. Thanks to everyone who left me feedback about yesterday. It helped.
RoleyShow 9/28: Trumptastic Rantasm
Sep 28 • 49 min
After sharing some good news, I launched into what can only be described as a Classic Roley Rantasm over the months-long clusterbang we’ve been subjected to.
RoleyShow 9/27: Resuming Tomorrow
Sep 27 • 2 min
Sent with my apologies. We’ll resume the poddlement tomorrow.
RoleyShow 9/26: The Affordable Care Act
Sep 26 • 39 min
Part 2 of our series on Health Care. Today, we cover the history and provisions of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare
ROLEY 9/25: HEALTH CARE HISTORY
Sep 25 • 33 min
I’m going to try to be as serious as I can this week, because this week is an important one for all of us. I’m going to take on Health Care in the United States. Today, an overview of the History of Health Care Legislation in the US, which also gives us a…
RoleyShow 9/22: About Charm
Sep 22 • 24 min
Today, let’s talk about Charm. Now, I decided to use the term charm, because there’s a certain portion of my brain that really wants to gameify this stuff, and I remember Charm being some kind of old Role Playing Game character trait.
RoleyShow 9/21/2017: About Effectiveness
Sep 21 • 24 min
On today’s podcast, let’s talk a little about effectiveness. I define effectiveness as your ability to Get. Shit. Done. I’m not really talking about workrate, which is how much shit you can turn out, but rather HOW you work. HOW you work is actually more…
RoleyShow 9/20/2017: About Commitment
Sep 20 • 24 min
Today, I want to talk to you about commitment. To me, commitment means those things in your life that you have placed in a priority, that you have carved out time for, that happens in a regular interval. This is HARD for me to talk about on a few levels.
RoleyShow 9/19/2017: About Focus
Sep 19 • 22 min
Today, I want to talk to you about focus. For the purposes of this talk, let’s define Focus as the things in your life that has your attention. Those things that have a priority, although I will say it’s not always something that you have placed in…
RoleyShow 9/18: About Values
Sep 18 • 25 min
Part 1 of a series this week. On today’s show, I want to talk to you about values. Now, this means a bunch of different things to a bunch of different people, but for the purposes of this talk, let’s define values like this. Your values are a definition…
RoleyShow 9/15/2017: NFL Week 2 Picks
Sep 15 • 17 min
Week 2 of the NFL, I’m 9-6 going into this week, let’s see if I can improve that. Next, I might need to book a trip to Camp Quityerbitchin.
RoleyShow 9/14/2017: NFL Week 1 Results
Sep 14 • 21 min
Roley shakes off his sickness just long enough to reveal how his picks did for Week 1, and covers the bail revocation of Pharma Bro, and the guilty plea of DaddyOFive
RoleyShow 9/13/2017: Nothing Grabbed Me
Sep 13 • 25 min
A recap of the Apple Keynote through the eyes of an Apple user, not an Apple Fanboi.
RoleyShow 9/12/2017: A Small Sour Dot
Sep 12 • 29 min
Part of staying in flight is about admitting when we don’t fly so well. Today, I didn’t fly very well at all, and I’m going to share that with you. Also on the show, my opinion on the Equifax leak. It’s pretty much what you think I’d say.
RoleyShow 9/11: Stop The Disaster Porn
Sep 11 • 27 min
At some point we have to look in the mirror and ask, “Am I OK with this?” After watching the live coverage of Irma this morning as it hit Florida, I decided I was not OK with this. None of us should be OK with this.
RoleyShow 9/8/2017: NFL Week 1
Sep 8 • 36 min
Roley picks Week 1 of the NFL. He’s not an expert, he’s an Oakland fan so clearly, he hasn’t seen good football in YEARS. Next, there’s an Irma update that came out during recording… Finally he goes after PETA for some bullshit science that was debunked…
RoleyShow 9/7/2017: Large Bags of Wind
Sep 7 • 30 min
I got triggered today over my fear and fascination with hurricanes. Irma finally has my attention because they mentioned that only Allen was a stronger storm in the Atlantic. Allen was the first hurricane of several that I’ve gone through, and Allen was…
RoleyShow 9/6: I Will Cut A Bitch Over A Cross Pen
Sep 6 • 32 min
Roley talks to Tiger Mom Hanna Weatherington, who was very distraught about what happened to her boys on the first day of school.
RoleyShow 9/5.2017: Can’t Find NOAA Anywhere
Sep 5 • 31 min
Roley waxes today about being at the tail end of raising kids, What’s Irma doing in the Caribbean, and Trump possibly ending DACA today. That lead to a sidebar about Roley growing up in the 1980s, and remembering that as a pretty awesome time to be…
RoleyShow 9/4/2017: I Need A Manbag
Sep 4 • 26 min
Today, I talk about something that intrigues me and horrifies me at the same time: Everyday Carry.
RoleyShow 9/1/2017: The Last Fiero
Sep 1 • 31 min
No news today, no happenings, just a story about a wonderful car.
RoleyShow 8/31: Maybe Not Aqualung
Aug 31 • 27 min
Karaoke Post-Mortem, Houston and our need for a healer-in-chief at times, and Terry Pratchett’s final wish.
RoleyShow 8/30/2017: Happiness Through Karaoke
Aug 30 • 29 min
A story about how Kris found personal happiness through finally not caring what people think, not being afraid to make an ass out of himself, and copious amounts of karaoke. I suppose the alcohol is implied when we say ‘karaoke’ right? …
Roley 8/29/2017: A Rising Tithe
Aug 29 • 30 min
On this episode, we talk about the roasting that Joel Osteen is getting right now for not opening his megachurch to Houston flood victims, then we go up a couple levels and talk about the lie of prosperity gospel as a whole. LINKS Joel Osteen says…
RoleyShow 8/28/2017: You Can Blame Dave
Aug 28 • 31 min
30 Minutes, without a net. Also, I brought some old friends. Al, Bubba, and Ellie are back. We talk about the reason I’m starting to do a Monday through Friday Show, which goes off the rails right off the bat….
Roley 8/21/2017: I’ve Already Kind Of Failed
Aug 21 • 22 min
Keeping things simple. You know, not like this podcast.
Roley 8/14/2017: How This Podcast Smells
Aug 14 • 23 min
A podcast with porpoise. About making widgets and have nothing else to do.
Roley 8/7/2017: Pushing Buttons
Aug 7 • 26 min
An afterschool special edition. Only not.
Roley 7/31/2017: I don’t care about the Jordans
Jul 31 • 23 min
Between sneezes, I talk about how I’m tired of the President tweeting from the toilet.
Roley 7/15/2017
Jul 15 • 12 min
It’s been a minute. Let’s catch up. LINKS: Maine Media http://mainemedia.edu Chincoteague Pony Swim http://www.assateagueisland.com/ponyswim/ponyswim.htm Patreon https://www.patreon.com/krisroley Connect on social on…
Roley 6/18/2017: Workplace Collisions
Jun 17 • 7 min
In the workplace, you’re going to run into all kinds of people, and from time to time conflicts come up. So, what do you do when you have the kind of conflict that threatens to remove all professionalism from the workkplace?
Roley 6/11/2017: Zero To NaNoWriMo in Never
Jun 11 • 7 min
If you’re anything like me, you’ve got a zillion ideas in your head, but the trouble is getting it out of your head and on paper. That transition is the most painful experience, because not only do you not know how to start, you’re also…
RoleyShow 4/27/2017: Orrick, Nordstrom, Bond
Apr 27 • 15 min
On deck, what’s a Sanctuary City? Nordstrom and fake mud jeans in News of Why We’re Doomed, and No, Mr. Bond, I Expect you to DRIVE. LINKS: JUDGE BLOCKS TRUMP …
Roley 4/25/2017: Stealthing, Obama, O’Reilly
Apr 25 • 15 min
Hey, you sick twisted freaks, It’s Tuesday April 25th. On deck, I talk about an act that pathetic boychilds engage in, The return of Barack Obama, and why we encourage a certain level of douchery. LINKS: HuffPo Australia:…
RoleyShow 2/24/2017: The Year of the Rat: Sleep
Feb 24 • 44 min
Episode 1 of The Year of the Rat. This is probably my most ambitious experiment. For the next year I’m literally going to turn myself into a lab rat as best I can, and I’m taking you with me through the maze. First up, one of the more important…
RoleyShow 2/14/2017: Dead Ass Romans
Feb 14 • 26 min
On this episode, I talk about my journey from being raised Catholic to rebelling against my Catholic faith, to Finding books like Das Energi to Way of The Peaceful Warrior, to the Dhammapada, to a year of studying the Self-help gurus, to Tim…
RoleyShow 1/30/2017: Electoral Dysfunction
Jan 30 • 55 min
The best-laid plans of mice, The Week in Rebuke, Roy Earl helps us understand electoral dysfunction, Crushing Gases isn’t what it’s cracked up to be, and a talk about the Patreon thing and other things related to things and stuff. You can find us on…
RoleyShow 1/23/2017: This Podcast Kills Fascists
Jan 23 • 21 min
A good old fashioned Rantasm about what I saw over the weekend. Enjoy!
Roley 1/17/2016: Uterine Warfare
Jan 16 • 56 min
A derailed tale of a flared temper, A running tally of the Trumpocalypse, News from behind the lines of Uterine Warfare, and Fools on Parade.
RoleyShow 1/9/2017: It’s Never Been A Nice Place
Jan 9 • 51 min
Recorded just after Snowpocalypse 2017, Roley talks about dealing with snowstorms in the South where they’re not always prepared to deal with it. LINKS: IT’S NEVER BEEN A NICE PLACE Martin Shkreli got suspended from Twitter…
ROLEYSHOW JANUARY 3, 2017: SNOWFLAKES AND FAKE NEWS
Jan 3 • 57 min
Welcome to 2017. I advise you to strap in, because this one is more than just blowing the rust out of the pipes. I’m getting back into a personality-driven podcast, and it’s going to be about one thing: where the show prep takes me….
The Advent Project Day 28
Dec 24, 2016 • 2 min
Today, I thank you.
The Advent Project Day 27
Dec 23, 2016 • 3 min
Today, the talk is over. It’s time to act.
The Advent Project Day 26
Dec 22, 2016 • 6 min
Today we review it all.
The Advent Project Day 25
Dec 21, 2016 • 4 min
Today, we talk about the darkest day.
The Advent Project Day 24
Dec 20, 2016 • 14 min
Today is in the Nick of Time.
The Advent Project Day 23
Dec 19, 2016 • 6 min
Today, we talk about The Chill
The Advent Project Day 22
Dec 18, 2016 • 22 min
Today, we recap Week 3
The Advent Project Day 21
Dec 17, 2016 • 9 min
Today, we talk about The Benjamins
The Advent Project Day 20
Dec 16, 2016 • 11 min
Today, we talk about friends.
The Advent Project Day 19
Dec 15, 2016 • 10 min
Today, we talk about the hustle.
The Advent Project Day 18
Dec 14, 2016 • 6 min
Today, I share my fifth Core: Career
The Advent Project Day 17
Dec 13, 2016 • 4 min
Today, I share my fourth Core: Parental
The Advent Project Day 16
Dec 12, 2016 • 5 min
Today, I share my third Core: Spiritual.
The Advent Project Day 15
Dec 11, 2016 • 6 min
Today, we recap Week 2.
The Advent Project Day 14
Dec 10, 2016 • 6 min
Today, I share my second Core: Marital
The Advent Project Day 13
Dec 9, 2016 • 6 min
Today, I share my first Core: Health
The Advent Project Day 12
Dec 8, 2016 • 6 min
Today, we talk about the life of a Sailor.
The Advent Project Day 11
Dec 7, 2016 • 7 min
Today, we talk about the life of a pinball.
The Advent Project Day 10
Dec 6, 2016 • 6 min
Today, we talk about the Doldrums.
The Advent Project Day 9
Dec 5, 2016 • 6 min
Today, we’re working backwards.
The Advent Project Day 8
Dec 4, 2016 • 7 min
Today, we’re going to recap the first week of TAP.
The Advent Project Day 7
Dec 3, 2016 • 5 min
Today, we break it down into bite-sized little pieces for you to chew on.
The Advent Project Day 6
Dec 2, 2016 • 5 min
Today, a reminder that you are not on the clock.
The Advent Project Day 5
Dec 1, 2016 • 4 min
Today, we begin with the end in mind.
The Advent Project Day 4
Nov 30, 2016 • 7 min
Today, we’re asking ourselves three hard questions. They’ll determine where we go from here.
The Advent Project Day 3
Nov 29, 2016 • 11 min
Forget what others think are important. What’s important to you? In what order? Time for a little reflection on that.
The Advent Project Day 2
Nov 28, 2016 • 13 min
What’s it like to break the cycle of year in year out pattern of recting to life as it happens, and instead being an active participant in it? It has to do with charting a course and navigating through the year instead of drifting through…
The Advent Project Day 1
Nov 27, 2016 • 21 min
Advent is a time of renewal in many ways. What if you could reset the cycle? Today is a day of choosing. Let’s talk about it.
Roley 11/21/2016: We Are Not Beyond Hope
Nov 21, 2016 • 26 min
Very few of us are beyond hope, very VERY few of us are beyond redemption. Very few of us put in the work.
Roley 11/7/2016: All Politics is…
Nov 7, 2016 • 50 min
With tomorrow being Election Day, a brief reminder of what we really ought to know.
Roley 10/31/2016: Drifting
Oct 31, 2016 • 33 min
More changes afoot in RoleyWorld, trying to separate the personal from the professional. After celebrating my daughter’s birthday last week, I take some time to reflect about whether or not I’m drifting. I revisit my goals, and revisit…
ARCHIVES: The American Smartass Episode 4
Oct 27, 2016 • 32 min
Carl Trudeau is absent on this week’s Lovephones, so meteorologist Jason Smithers substitutes. It doesn’t go well. Algernon thinks the word podcast is kinda weak. A dramatic piece about prescription addiction…
Roley 10/24/2016: The Obstacles
Oct 24, 2016 • 19 min
I take a minute to reflect at a very high level about the end of a project that he’s very proud of, and a little talk about removing the obstacles that are in our every day lives so we can focus on THE THING.
Roley 10/17/2016: Derision 2016
Oct 17, 2016 • 33 min
I’ve got some thoughts about a recent episode of Paul Colligan’s Podcast “The Podcast Industry Report”… …I soft launched Podskull this week… …and I put this off as long as I could, but I have some definite opinions about this election….
Roley 10/10/2016: The Hustle
Oct 10, 2016 • 24 min
With a new personal project to undertake, I take the time to remember a part of my life where I thought that working your face off was the way to go. How do you get the hustle back in a way that you don’t forget what actually matters? The…