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Roley. He’s different, he’s all jacked up, man.
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…
Roley 10/3/2016: Selling Yourself
Oct 3, 2016 • 17 min
Hey guys, I’m back from taking a couple of weeks off. Had some health issues that I had to get under control, so thanks for your patience. I talk about the running commentary I did for the first Presidential Debates, how a screw is screwing…
Roley 9/12/2016: The MehNote
Sep 12, 2016 • 31 min
Roley watched the Apple Keynote, and wasn’t impressed. Cord cutting at the Hacienda, and Roley goes into why. After all of that, Roley goes into how we might be able to escape ‘The Mondays”.
ARCHIVES: Left Of Center Show Episode 2
Sep 7, 2016 • 84 min
LOC News, Niner has a little bit of a rant about Free Talk Live, Hippie Talk, The Hamburger Train, A talk with Abdul Ali Achsenfrie, The Dashcast with Kim, Watching The Defectives, Nine closes with an announcement.
Roley 9/5/2016 Love In the Time of Hurricanes
Sep 5, 2016 • 44 min
It’s Peak Hurricane Season here in the City of Dolphins, although we haven’t had one in quite a while. Roley talks about that, which leads into his semi-occasional rant about call centers and inclement weather. A project update about the products and…
ARCHIVES: The American Smartass Episode 3
Aug 24, 2016 • 40 min
The Middle East Debate with Retired Major General Braxton Hicks, and Abdul Ali Achsenfrie. It’s…well, real different. Bubba Lee Beauregard brings another view with Pungo’s resident Goth, Twitch. Finally, Niner has some…
Roley 8/20/2016: Jabronis and Life Plans
Aug 21, 2016 • 18 min
8/20/2016: Kimmers and I had a chat about the future, and it became a kind of life plan. Also, we continue the one word suggestions. This week, “Jabroni”. A Jabroni is more than a loser. In some situations, he’s a guy that’s paid to lose. Paid to…
ARCHIVES: The American Smartass Episode 2
Aug 17, 2016 • 40 min
ON this episode of TAS from 2006, JQ fields complaints from the Chip Fitchett Institute for Self Actualization, which leads to the first ever Horriblescopes, Bubba Lee Beauregard with another Public Commentary with guest MC Big Nickel, and Niner has a…
ARCHIVES: The Sport Aleck Episode 1
Aug 13, 2016 • 46 min
From January 2010, A show done for WNMR 107.1 in Burlington Vermont. LeBron is The Chosen One. Just ask him. Ed Rendell thinks you’re all wimps, A Manning Family Christmas. Some notes on Pretty Boy Quarterbacks, and the…
ARCHIVES: The Left Of Center Show Episode 1
Aug 13, 2016 • 87 min
From April 2009, LOC News, The Hamburger Train, Darwin did not change his mind, The Dashcast with Kimmers, Watching The Defectives with Algernon, and Mark Prell with the Bicoastal Latenigh Midmorning Psychobilly Freakout talks about the lights over…
ARCHIVES: The American Smartass Episode 1
Aug 13, 2016 • 38 min
ARCHIVES: The first Podcast! From 2006. Roy Hastings from the Pungo Auxiliary Police wants to monitor charitable events for possible terrorist funding. Bubba Lee Beauregard gives us a Public Commentary, with Retired Major…
ARCHIVES: WYRD 101 2/15/2010
Aug 13, 2016 • 52 min
From the archives: Niner has a kind word for Kevin Smith after his airline problems, a monologue about getting dentures and having way too many beers. Al does the Idiotech, Finally, Kevin Smith calls in to recast Jay and Silent Bob because…
Roley 8/12/2016: Room To Fail
Aug 12, 2016 • 17 min
Roley talks about the really awesome experience he’s had this week with seeing a character he created brought to life, the difference between silo’d multifunctional teams and one that has a personal investment in a project from beginning to end, and…
Roley 8/6/2016: Be Good Enough
Aug 6, 2016 • 12 min
If I hadn’t trashed everything I had done from the beginning, and started over each time, I’d have a body of work that told a story of my journey from noob to…well, slightly less noob. So, use me a bad example.
Roley 7/19/2016: Chaotic Narrative
Jul 18, 2016 • 27 min
The first in a new season of shows based on one word suggestions, and variations on a theme. This episode: “Chaotic Narrative” (If you recognize this as the same format as an older show, you’re right. No more characters, but…
Roley 6/2/2012: Paul Was In A Meme Before The Beatles?
Jun 2, 2016 • 19 min
After about the 16th time I saw someone call the President a POS for apologizing to Japan this past weekend, I have to tell you that I broke my rule about wrestling pigs. Some follow up on last week’s ‘tech wet dream’ episode. Links: …
Roley 5/26/2014
May 26, 2016 • 21 min
Coming from the Pungo Prius this time, Roley was watching the Google I/O Keynote, and saw something that reminded him of his technological ideal. Hey Apple? Get on the intelligent assistant thing. Not Siri, Siri is playing at the…
Roley 5/19/2016
May 19, 2016 • 29 min
We resume the podcast after some time off. In this episode, you can listen to the train wreck as we work out the reasons for the break, and the ever present Mad Scientist that lives in the back of my head.
Roley 3/21/2016
Mar 21, 2016 • 16 min
Today’s episode is a throwback to 2010. It’s called ‘Keep Looking Up’. Hope you like it.
Roley 3/18/2016
Mar 18, 2016 • 14 min
A story about the two times in my life I have thought about cashing in my own chips, and what happened as a result.
Roley 3/17/2016
Mar 17, 2016 • 15 min
I’m a learner just like the rest of us. That’s why I’ll never be one of these so called ‘gurus’ that don’t actually get where a lot of us are in life.
Roley 3/16/2016
Mar 16, 2016 • 16 min
When I was younger, I thought I was going to be the next Howard Stern, just by showing up. Not so much. The showing up part? I got that part down. You should get that part down.
Roley 3/15/2016
Mar 15, 2016 • 13 min
There’s the idea of work, there’s playing with the idea of work, and then there’s work. That’s the difference between the freedom to do what you want, and responsibility to actually do it.
Roley 3/14/2016
Mar 14, 2016 • 16 min
A story about me, rules, and habits.
Roley 3/11/2016
Mar 11, 2016 • 15 min
It’s a bit trite, but more often than not, the choices you made that brought you here. We need to take the time to recognize, and the responsibility to iterate.
Roley 3/10/2016
Mar 10, 2016 • 19 min
You have to decide which chops you want to sharpen, and which you want to lose. You can’t do everything.
Roley 3/9/2016
Mar 9, 2016 • 20 min
A little bit of a Rantasm today: I can’t compete on the funny scale with what is actually happening right now.
Roley 3/8/2016
Mar 8, 2016 • 12 min
I had a chance to play with a new iOS App this weekend called Anchor. My .02 cents? It’s the new platform you should be on, especially if you’re testing out your podcasting ideas. It’s a proving ground.
Roley 3/7/2016
Mar 7, 2016 • 17 min
Give yourself permission to be who you are. Be weird. Stand out. Drill thourhg the mountain of GAF to get there. Don’t apologize. You do you.
Roley 3/4/2016
Mar 4, 2016 • 17 min
In this episode, I’m getting that old feeling again, but I wan t to discuss whether or not the idea I have is a good one nor not…
Roley 3/3/2016
Mar 3, 2016 • 25 min
When you have boundless energy but no direction, you can have endless amounts of fun bouncing off the walls. Great fun, but not a lot going on there. Here are some ideas about how to channel that manic energy into something.
Roley 3/2/2016
Mar 2, 2016 • 17 min
I’ve spent a lot of time trying to live a happier life. I’ve missed the mark by a lot. On occasion, I get there. Here’s some ideas on how to be happier with what you’re doing.
Roley 3/1/2016
Mar 1, 2016 • 26 min
Stop the downward spiral of negativity. Reject those negative thoughts, and do something positive for yourself and the world.
Roley 2/29/2016
Feb 29, 2016 • 15 min
Every once in a while, you end up oarless. You have no idea where you are, who you are, or where you’re going. It’s perfectly natural. However, staying that way isn’t. Let’s work on find out who you are today.
Roley 2/24/2016
Feb 24, 2016 • 18 min
Followup on the iReg Apple Watch Review, Detailing a great conversation I had on Twitter this morning about Auphonic and why I swear by it. It’s not about the magic fingers routine it does on my sound, it’s about the time I get back. Dave…
Roley 2/23/2016
Feb 23, 2016 • 17 min
Continuing the theme of the tech not mattering, I review the iReg App for iOS. This App has a companion Apple Watch App, which takes advantage of the internal mic on the Apple Watch. I set it to High Quality and recorded this podcast on…
Roley 2/22/2016
Feb 22, 2016 • 6 min
A super duper short episode today, so I can prove a point. Recorded in the car this morning during Sunday errands, because of course I did. Bottom line, the tech doesn’t matter. The tech doesn’t matter. Did I…
Roley 2/18/2016
Feb 18, 2016 • 17 min
Day 4: Make it happen like clockwork. What are those things that need to happen every week or every month? Can they be automated? Can they be delegated to an accountable person? Or, do you need to spend a little grey…
Roley 2/17/2016
Feb 17, 2016 • 17 min
On today’s show, we play The Dating Game. Dating, as in calendars. We also talk about routines, and the hardest word in the English Language.
Roley 2/16/2016
Feb 16, 2016 • 16 min
Yesterday, we wrote it all down. Today, we talk about cleaning it up.
Roley 2/15/2016
Feb 15, 2016 • 23 min
Still fighting a cold this week, so we’re still digging into the Evergreen folder. I’ve had some requests to do a week on getting your stuff together. Today we start with writing it all down with my favorite app—and the other half of my…
Roley 2/12/2016
Feb 12, 2016 • 24 min
Live from Froggies Cantina by The Bay, it’s another outing with the Brainstorm Troopers. Plus, a talk with Bar Trivia Live Host Ed Carden. He’s also a member of The Pushers, our local Thundergods of Improv, and one of the nicest guys…
Roley 2/11/2016
Feb 11, 2016 • 17 min
Every thing you need to know about podcasting, or about building a base of loyal listeners and fans, you can learn from Jerry Seinfeld, KISS, Motley Crue, Louis C.K, and Daniel Bryan. It’s up to you if you listen.
Roley 2/10/2016
Feb 10, 2016 • 16 min
1 Corinthians 11, and Rage Against The Machine combine to make a brand new Rantasm. I will not put away childish things, and I won’t do what you tell me.
Roley 2/9/2016
Feb 9, 2016 • 28 min
We start with one of the more surprising moments of my weekend. My daughter never ceases to amaze me. After that, I talk about the delusions of Podcasting.
Roley 2/8/2016
Feb 8, 2016 • 29 min
Fighting a cold today, so the voice isn’t going to let me do a lot of the character voices today. However, we’re not going let that stop us. #TeamDontBreakTheChain A bit about the commitment it takes to keep going here, and then I…
Roley 2/5/2016
Feb 5, 2016 • 23 min
A fun time was had by all at Froggies Cantina By the Bay this past Wednesday, as my team ‘Brainstorm Troopers’ participated in Bar Trivia Live! Yeah, we lost, but in the end it’s about the fun. This is a proof of concept…
Roley 2/4/2016
Feb 4, 2016 • 17 min
Lewellyn Wilkins would like to apologize profusely for the filth that took place on yesterday’s program, before going on to talk about the transition from Iowa to New Hampshire, and then it just devolves into the kind of insanity you’d expect.
Roley 2/3/2016
Feb 3, 2016 • 29 min
Chip Fitchett returns to the show for The Hour of Fitchett, live from the Chip Fitchett School of Metaphysical Actualization. Today, Chip has Sparks Halperin on the show, who takes Chip through a much needed procedure, the Reversary….
Roley 2/2/2016
Feb 2, 2016 • 40 min
BREAKING: Donal Trump is a sexist? We’re shocked. After we discuss that, and Al’s habit of mining for mineral resources, Roy Hastings is having a viewing party for the Caucuses from the Tappa Kegga Bru House. Roley talks about…
Roley 2/1/2016
Feb 1, 2016 • 44 min
Al is insistent on introducing the show, but he’s supposed to be in Iowa covering the Caucuses. You have to hear it to believe it, and we didn’t believe it while it was happening. Roley has a message of love for the people of Iowa and New…
Roley 2/1/2016 Preshow
Feb 1, 2016 • 19 min
We’re going to start getting into the habit of recording the reshow business before Roley flips the switch for the Poddlement. In this one, we pretty much explain why.
Roley 1/29/2016
Jan 29, 2016 • 16 min
First, an end of January report. Part of the Year of Work is that I want to be completely transparent with you about where we are. First month back after two months off, we’re about where I think we should be. Second, a coming…
Roley 1/28/2016
Jan 28, 2016 • 17 min
It’s easy to consume empty calories. I do it too. Try looking for substance, and try supplying it as well.
Roley 1/27/2016
Jan 27, 2016 • 18 min
We rented out the studio to Alex Van Houten to record his new infomercial. It went poorly.