Country-ish

Country-ish

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Welcome to Country-ish! A weekly podcast by comedian Jon Reep and his pals from Hickory. Jon lived in Los Angles for 18 years, but after his dad suffered a stroke, he moved back home to take care of his folks in Hickory, NC. Jon has spent half of his life in North Carolina and the other half in California. He’s the Urban Cowboy of podcasting. Each week Jon chats with his Hickory friends, his parents, other comedians & even celebrity guests. He has ongoing segments such as “Small Town News”, “Good Will Hunting”, “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?”, “Member Me”, and “Jon’s Journal”


Jeff Dye & Getting Jumped Off!
Sep 25 • 102 min
Comedian Jeff Dye joins the show to discuss his start in comedy and his podcast with Russell Wilson, people in Sioux Falls mourn the brief life of an urban cornstalk in “Small Town News”, and Jon and Marc exchange $5 gifts from a local Goodwill.
Chatting with Rick and Bubba LIVE! - A Country-ish with Jon Reep Bonus Dish
Sep 21 • 43 min
Enjoy this special “Bonus Dish” of Country-ish, as Jon Reep sits down to talk with nationally-known syndicated radio hosts Rick and Bubba on their “Rick and Bubba University” show!
Wild Comedy Nights in Birmingham with Reno Collier!
Sep 18 • 115 min
NFL and Panthers football, Netflix controversy, letters from Russia, comedian Reno Collier, and a policewoman wrestles with a goat. This is one Billy Bad-Ass episode!
Inside Pauly Shore’s New House in Vegas
Sep 11 • 113 min
Actor/comedian Pauly Shore joins the show to talk about his new movie “Guest House” and give us a tour of his new house in Vegas.
Alonzo Bodden & the Massive Dildo Thief
Sep 4 • 106 min
Listener phone in to play “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?”, comedian Alonzo Bodden zooms in to talk about winning and judging Last Comic Standing, and in “Small Town News” a man steals a massive dildo from a sex shop… and he’s still…
Steve Jessup the DUI Lawnmower Guy, Residual Checks, Shag Memes & Goodwill Hunting
Aug 28 • 116 min
New nicknames for fans of the podcast, HOW MUCH IS THAT SCREEN ACTORS GUILD RESIDUAL CHECK?, Meme Me (or Caption This), and Steve Jessup (aka the “DUI Lawnmower Guy”). Make sure you “know your rights” before watching this one!
Henry Cho, Zane Lamprey, Rattlesnakes, Handguns, Whiskey & Uranium
Aug 21 • 108 min
Comedians Henry Cho and Zane Lamprey zoom in while “Small Town News” is all about rattlesnakes, handguns, whiskey… and uranium.
Talking with Larry the Cable Guy - A Country-ish with Jon Reep Bonus Dish
Aug 18 • 81 min
Jon Reep and Larry the Cable Guy spend over an hour talking about a whole bunch of things in this special Country-ish podcast Bonus Dish!
Larry the Cable Guy, Residual Checks, & ‘Member Me?
Aug 14 • 100 min
LARRY THE CABLE GUY zooms in to give us his origin story, Jon & Marcus Stamos play another game of “How! Much! Is! That! Screen! Actors! Guild! Residual! Check?”, and the fourth and final letter from Natalie, Jon’s long-lost Russian pen pal. This one will…
Kyle Davis, ‘Member Me?, Caption This, & Relative Insanity!
Aug 7 • 103 min
Actor KYLE DAVIS joins the show, Jon and Sebastian play Jeff Foxworthy’s “Relative Insanity” game, and lot’s more!
Erik Griffin, Redneck Judges, Residual Checks, & Russian Letters
Jul 31 • 101 min
Comedian and actor ERIK GRIFFIN joins the show to talk about the state of comedy and becoming a professional gamer, a Texas judge who says he runs a “redneck court” is ordered to take a race sensitivity course, and Jon reads the third letter he received…
Jeff Foxworthy, Russian Pen-Pal, ‘Member Me? & Goodwill Hunting
Jul 24 • 100 min
Blue Collar Comedy icon Jeff Foxworthy shares a picture of him without a mustache and talks with Jon about the state of comedy during the pandemic. Plus, “‘Member Me?” and “Goodwill Hunting”!
Does Jon have COVID? Manny Blu, Residual Checks & Russian Letters
Jul 17 • 95 min
It’s call-in time for “How! Much! Is! That! Screen! Actors! Guild! Residual! Check?!”, Canadian country music singer MANNY BLU zooms in, and Jon gives us his COVID-19 test results.
Dusty Slay and Stryper’s Michael Sweet Are Zoomin’ In
Jul 10 • 85 min
Jon welcomes his comedian buddy Dusty Slay into the show to talk about fireworks, drive-in comedy, Charlie Daniels, An Officer and a Gentleman, seeing “boobs in the wild”, and vacuuming up frogs. Then Jon meets Michael Sweet, lead singer and co-founder of…
Jim Norton, Russian Pen Pals and Fish Tank Swimming
Jul 3 • 106 min
Jim Norton zooms in to talk about the first time he and Jon worked together and having to share a bathroom with the public, Jon reads pen pal letters from Russia, and a man faces charges for swimming in a fish tank at a shop. There’s something fishy about…
Rodney Carrington, Marcus Stamos Love Letters & Mr. Wacky!
Jun 26 • 93 min
Rodney Carrington joins us in “Who’s Zoomin Who”, Marcos Stamos reads a love letter from middle school, and the World’s Most Awkward Interview with Mr. Wacky in “Small Town News”.
Bert Kreischer Zooms with Jon Reep - Country-ish Bonus Dish (Full Interview)
Jun 25 • 124 min
Jon Reep and comedian Bert Kreischer talk about the role of twins in society, their careers in stand-up comedy, podcasting, and letters from Russia.
Nate Bargatze, Carole Baskin’s “Big Cat” Rescue, Dolly Parton’s Podcast & Doomsday Preppers
Jun 19 • 101 min
In this episode comedian Nate Bargatze joins us in “Who’s Zoomin Who” to talk about touring with his magician dad.
Country-ish 28: Leanne Morgan, Reading from Yearbooks, & Goodwill Hunting
Jun 12 • 94 min
Jon and Marcus Stamos read from their high-school yearbooks and call up old phone numbers, Leanne Morgan zooms in to talk about how she started comedy while selling Tupperware, and cheap gifts are exchanged from a Goodwill. This episode might give you the…
Country-ish 27: WellRed Comedy, Biting Camel Balls, & the Mandela Effect
Jun 5 • 89 min
Discussing the Mandela Effect with “Ken Spiracy”, the WellRed Comedy guys zoom in to talk Dad stories, and a woman bites a camel in the balls. This episode may have already happened in an alternate universe, but it’s not as good as this one.
Country-ish 26: Bert Kreischer, Residual Checks, & Every Which Way But Loose
May 29 • 96 min
High-school yearbooks, “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?”, the movie “Every Which Way But Loose”, and Bert Kreischer. This one moves like a well oiled machine!
Country-ish 25: The Wrong Missy, Residual Checks, Red Lobster Brawls, & Goodwill Hunting
May 22 • 86 min
A brawl breaks out at a Red Lobster after long Mother’s Day wait times. This one is better than a biscuit with cheddar!
Country-ish 24: Great Balls of Fire, Texas Whorehouses, & Wine Truck Hijackers
May 15 • 104 min
The whole gang is back together! Jon nearly kills himself trying to light a gas grill, they talk “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas”, Brent Blakeney zooms in, and a man gets arrested for climbing on a truck filled with wine and begins drinking. This…
Country-ish 23: Crazy Moms, The Cart Narc, Redneck Punks & English Strengths
May 8 • 95 min
Mom stories, “High Fives & Hell Yeahs”, zoomin’ with “The Cart Narc” Agent Sebastian, redneck punks leaving a hog skin on a mailbox, and Jon wanting to be an astronomer. This one is for yo momma!
Country-ish 22: Max Deacon, Residual Checks, Cart Narcs, & How to Take a Hit
May 1 • 93 min
Jon and Marc Stamos talk about trolling “Country Living”, have a conversation with actor Max Deacon, learn about Cart Narcs, and talk about a very questionable tackle dummy exercise at football practice. This episode is full of tough love.
Country-ish 21: ‘Rona Masks, Stroker Ace, Zane Lamprey, & Florida Man!
Apr 24 • 98 min
Jon and Sebastian talk about wearing masks in public, cotton swabs, share a review of “Stroker Ace”, and interview Zane Lamprey. Plus a Florida man threatens a deputy by coughing and spitting! This episode will NOT give you the ‘rona!
Country-ish 20: Quarantined with Steve Simeone, Gas Explosions & Googleplexes
Apr 17 • 89 min
An interview with comedian Steve Simeone, a coffee colonic, and a gas explosion in his hometown of Hickory. This episode will blow the incredibly long, flowing hair off your face!
Country-ish 19: Steve Byrne, Coffee Colonics, Mullets, Residual Checks, & Black Cats
Apr 10 • 100 min
In this episode the boys are quarantined and using Zoom to record the podcast. Except, Jon who has his girlfriend Jodie come in and cut his hair into a mullet. Then, it’s time for “Who’s Zooming Who?” where comedian friend Steve Byrne zooms in to talk…
Country-ish 18: John Heffron, Best Trends, Powder Puff Football & Cop Carjacking
Apr 3 • 95 min
“Best Trends”, John Heffron, Powder Puff Football and a Cop Carjacking. This episode is like a game of Grand Theft Auto.
Country-ish 17: Popsicle Update, Old Crush Corrections, & Residual Checks!
Mar 27 • 79 min
Coronavirus, a “Popsicle” update, a new Game and Goodwill Hunting. This episode flattens the curve!
Country-ish 16: Stamos’ DNA Results, Worlds Sexiest Man, Squatters, & Urban Cowboy
Mar 20 • 105 min
Stamos’ DNA Results, Worlds Sexiest Man, Squatters, & Urban Cowboy. You think you might not like it, but you will.
Country-ish Bonus Dish: Live from the Jon Reep “Come Laugh Your Nassau’ff” Cruise
Mar 16 • 49 min
Recorded live on the Jon Reep “Come Laugh Your Nassau’ff” cruise!
Country-ish 15: Coronavirus infects John Stamos’ brother
Mar 13 • 73 min
Where is Marcus Stamos? Cruises, viruses, ComicCon, Glen Campbell, and fake conniptions. It’s a grand ole’ disease free good time!
Country-ish 14: To Russia with Love, Pitts-burgers, Polar Plunges, & Hay Rides
Mar 6 • 84 min
To Russia with Love, Pitts-burgers, Polar Plunges, & Hay Rides. This one is a real shock to your system.
Country-ish 13: Madison Bumgarner, Carolina Hurricanes, & Falling Trees
Feb 28 • 80 min
Madison Bumgarner, Carolina Hurricanes, & Falling Trees. It’s the Country-ish Podcast, the Pride of the Carolinas!
Country-ish 12: Denny Hamlin gives Michael Waltrip a Wedgie!
Feb 21 • 70 min
A marriage proposal, airplane etiquette, Daytona 500 winner Denny Hamlin wrestles Michael Waltrip, and a Dead Man’s Parrot. This one takes the checkered flag!
Country-ish 11: Happy Valentines Day, We Love You!
Feb 14 • 67 min
A very sexy intimate Valentines Day and a Florida mom fights an otter. Can you feel the love tonight?
Country-ish Bonus Dish: Interview with Big Jay Oakerson
Feb 10 • 63 min
Jon sits down with Big Jay Oakerson to discuss their careers and the world of comedy.
Country-ish 10: My Popsicle, Unboxing, Courtroom Cannabis, & Snow Days
Feb 7 • 88 min
An updated on my Popsicle, a live unboxing, a courtroom cannabis incident, and snow days… this episode is “high end”.
Country-ish 9: Super Bowls, Ceiling Thieves, & Patrick Murphy’s Day Off?
Jan 31 • 68 min
Wes Pittman joins the gang to talk about Super Bowls, ceiling thieves, & Patrick Murphy’s Day Off? This episode is Super Sized in Silliness.
Country-ish 8: Dusty Slay & Pee-Pee Dolls
Jan 24 • 82 min
Dusty Slay, Rob Lowe’s NFL hat, Pee-Pee Doll and Jon receives his own award. This episode is lit, litigious!
Country-ish 7: The Follow Up
Jan 17 • 62 min
It’s “Follow-Up” time! Let’s follow up on some of our most recent segments.
Country-ish 6: LIVE from Asheville, it’s Cats?
Jan 10 • 68 min
This episode is purrrfect.
Country-ish 5: Drunk Alligators & Drivers Licenses
Jan 3 • 97 min
The boys are reunited after a long holiday break, talking about alligators drinking beer, the IROC Z-28 and Star Wars.
Merry Country-ish Christmas
Dec 24, 2019 • 50 min
Live from Hickory! It’s Christmas Eve-ish
Country-ish 4: Phallic Lights & Farkus Fights
Dec 20, 2019 • 56 min
Phallic Lights & Farkus Fights!
Country-ish 3: Chili Cotillions, Flaming Snakes & a Shirtless Marc Stamos
Dec 13, 2019 • 76 min
Chili Cotillions, Flaming Snakes & a Shirtless Marc Stamos.
Country-ish 2: Fake Bombs & Illegal Dumping
Dec 6, 2019 • 80 min
In this episode of Country-ish the boys talk about their fun filled weekends tailgating, bar-hopping and mall walking.
Country-ish 1: Black Fried Day & Brotox
Nov 29, 2019 • 74 min
Welcome to the first ever episode of Country-ish.
Episode 113 - Popeyes Chicken, Eric Church, Tupac Shakur & Rodney Carrington
Nov 22, 2019 • 74 min
In this episode of the Fried Pod the gang gets together and reveals the winners of the latest (Meme Me/ Caption This) contest with an old photo of Jon & Rodney Carrington. Jon reads from his high school journal in (Jon’s Journal) about kid fight. In…
Episode 112 - Justin Clyde Williams
Nov 15, 2019 • 86 min
In this episode of the Fried pod Jon is joined by local singer/songwriter, Justin Clyde Williams. This one is an emotional roller coasters. They talk about his upbringing in Bethlehem, how writing poetry with his dad in prison helped shape his music…
Episode 111 - Man Forced To Eat His Own Beard!
Nov 8, 2019 • 57 min
In this episode of the Fried Pod, Shawn brings us a story about a guy who was forced to eat his on beard at knife point over a botched lawn mower sale. Jon, reads from his high-school journal about being sick and getting sympathy from Rebecca & the 2…
Episode 110 - Halloween, Walgreens & Scary Teachers
Nov 1, 2019 • 67 min
In this episode of the Fried Pod the gang gets together and talk about their fondest Halloween memories and show the video of the Walgreens Rush. Then Jon reads from his high school journal in “Jon’s Journal” and we hear about a high school teacher who…
Episode 109 - Screamin’ & Squalin’
Oct 25, 2019 • 67 min
In this episode of the Fried Pod, Jon and comedian friend Big Irish Jay Hollingsworth get together at the ATC Studio in Burbank, CA. They reveal the winners of the Meme Me /Caption This contest, read a random journal entry from Jon’s high school journal…
Episode 108 - Small Town Joker
Oct 18, 2019 • 80 min
In this episode of the Fried Pod Jon’s mom, “Betty Reep” joins the gang and gives us a movie review of the film “Joker.” Jon brings in a card game he found at a good will called “Gender Bender”. Johnny Poovey stops by to talk about the (Jon Reep Cruise)…
Episode 107 - Kyle Troup
Oct 11, 2019 • 62 min
In this episode on the “Fried Pod”, soon to be “Local Boy Makes Good”, Jon, Alan, Marc are joined my local hero Professional Bowler Kyle Troup, he’s like the Bob Ross on bowling. They get together read your emails & YouTube comments, do a Meme Me/Caption…
Episode 106 - Walgreens Rush
Oct 4, 2019 • 54 min
In this episode of the Fried Pod Jon, Alan, Marc, & Shawn get together and read your emails & YouTube comments, then Jon gives us a taste of the NEW theme song for “Local Boy Makes Good” podcast. Then they talk about greeters at drug stores and come up…
Episode 105 - Dominate the Foe!
Sep 27, 2019 • 64 min
In this episode Jon & Alan read an email from song writer & author James Demarco, a YouTube comment from a guy who thinks Jon hasn’t watched a Panthers games since 2015, then Jon shows Alan a rap video from Panther Fan named Ked Woodley, it’s called…
Episode 104 - Honest Jon
Sep 20, 2019 • 67 min
In this episode of the Fried Pod, the whole gang is back again. Jon, Shawn, Marc & Alan get together and talk about the future of the podcast. Then they read your emails & YouTube comments, do a “Meme Me/Caption” This contest, & Jon reads from his high…
Episode 103 - Panther Pissed!
Sep 13, 2019 • 70 min
This episode of the Fried Pod, is a full house. Jon, Shawn, Marc, & Alan all get together and follow up on the Big Foot sightings in North Carolina, old and new. Then they talk about snipe hunting, exchange gifts from Good Will, Jon gives his true…
Episode 102 - Big Foot in Hickory
Sep 6, 2019 • 75 min
In this episode of the Fried Pod Jon, Shawn, Alan, and Marc all get together and talk about 3 Big Foots spotted in Hickory, Hurricane Dorian, & Myrtle Beach. Plus Jon reads a YouTube comment from a distant cousin, reads from his high school journal, does…
Episode 101 - Myrtle Beach Y’all
Aug 30, 2019 • 69 min
In this episode of the Fried Pod Jon gets together with comedians Dennis Bellamy & Frankie Rich at the Carolina Comedy Club in Myrtle Beach, SC. They talk about how the club just got a huge make over, there beginnings in stand up comedy, the oldest memory…
Episode 100 - Josh Nasar
Aug 24, 2019 • 77 min
In this episode of the Fried Pod, Jon is in Los Angeles and he gets together with comedian / actor, Josh Nasar. They sit down in Josh’s Air BnB and record a Smash Cast. So it’s half “Fried Pod”, half “Getting Ready” with Josh Nasar. Enjoy.
Episode 99 - Brown Town
Aug 16, 2019 • 82 min
In this episode of the Fried Pod: Jon, Alan, and Marc discuss the unfortunate but inevitable event of pooping one’s pants. Then, what to do when you get caught in a rain storm while canoeing, Corn Hole Tournaments, Rude Blood mobiles, and we introduce a…
Episode 98 - Tubin’
Aug 12, 2019 • 86 min
In this episode of the Fried Pod Jon and Shawn talk about there recent trip tubin’ down the river, who’s better at throwing axes, The Grundy County Auction Incident, Peeing on Potatoes & of course we reveal the winners of the “Meme Me / Caption This”…
Episode 97 - Toothpaste & Tools
Aug 2, 2019 • 89 min
In this episode of the Fried Pod Jon & Alan get together with comedian John Wesley Austin. They talk about the first jokes they told on stage and try to figure out who is Steven Eddie? What NOT to do on a cruise ship, will Hickory be the new Branson, Did…
Episode 96 - Magic 8 Ball
Jul 26, 2019 • 67 min
In this episode of the Fried Pod, Jon reveals the winners of the latest “Meme Me” contest, shows us his latest pool scene reenactment, reads another journal entry from his high school journal back in 1989, and Shawn Setzer tells us how he got the nickname…
Episode 95 - Don’t be a Bully
Jul 19, 2019 • 69 min
It’s a star studded episode of the Fried Pod today. We got Captain Cape AND Marcus Christian. As always we read your emails & youtube comments, we reveal the new winners of the “Meme Me” contest, read a finished poem from a fan. Then we talk about how…
Episode 94 - Captain Cape & the Golden God
Jul 12, 2019 • 78 min
In this episode of the Fried Pod Jon gets together with Shawn Setzer aka Captain Cape and they reveal the winners of the “Meme Me” / “Caption This” contest. They read your Youtube comments and emails, read two more Journal entries from Jon’s High School…
Episode 93 - 4th of July’ve
Jul 5, 2019 • 52 min
In this episode Jon gets together with Marc Hunt, aka Marcus Stamos, aka the owner / operator of Marcus Christian Beauty Shop. They reveal the winners of the “caption this” contest on Facebook & Instagram, they read your email & youtube comments, read 2…
Episode 92 - Baseball Boys
Jun 28, 2019 • 70 min
In this episode of the Fried Pod, Jon gets together with Alan & Moose and they read to poems from Jon’s Journal. Then talk little league baseball, minor league baseball, the new Nashville Squares on CMT, and giant sunflower seeds. Chew on this one, and…
Episode 91 - Chet Waterhouse
Jun 21, 2019 • 55 min
In this episode, it’s another segment of Jon’s Journal. Where Jon reads two poems from his high school journal back in 1989. One is about a fight that took place in the hallway, and the other is about wiffle ball. Then Jon shares an interview, from when…
Episode 90 - Marcus Hunt: YouTube Star
Jun 14, 2019 • 62 min
In this episode of the Fried Pod, Jon shows off his new digs at the Jackson Creative Studios. Because now the Fried Pod is also a VIDEO PODCAST on YouTube. He explains the reason for the new intro song, then talks to old pal Marc Hunt. They talk about…
Episode 89 - Jon in Washington D.C.
Jun 7, 2019 • 57 min
This is a Jon Solo episode, no interview. It’s just Jon and you, and some people he talks to on Facebook. But first he does a Jon’s Journal segment and reads 2 poems from his high school journal, then talks about how much chicken he gave away when he…
Episode 88 - Bobby Jewel & Frankie Paul
May 31, 2019 • 70 min
In this episode of the Fried Pod, Jon heads over to the home of the owner of Side Splitters Comedy Club, Bobby Jewel for a little Memorial Day pool party & BBQ. They talk about the rise of side splitters along with another fellow comedian in attendance…
Episode 87 - Maui & Kyle Davis
May 24, 2019 • 65 min
In this episode Jon tells us all about his trip to Maui and his nude beach experience, he reads from his journal from 1989, and visits Kyle Davis in his home in Los Angeles. It’s so Da Kine man. Rate, Review, Subscribe and Share. Mahalo
Episode 86 - Zane Lamprey
May 10, 2019 • 33 min
In this episode Jon gets together with comedian, actor, editor, producer, and writer for television and movies, Zane Lamprey. Zane is well known for hosting the TV shows Three Sheets and Drinking Made Easy. He keeps his hands full as Co-founder of Monkey…
Episode 85 - Joe Deuce
May 3, 2019 • 59 min
In this episode Jon talks to comedian Joe Deuce in the green room at the Improv in Kansas City. They talk about Joe starting comedy in Lexington, KY. Actor / rapper Ice - T, the best scene in the movie “Total Recall” & Joe’s love for country musician…
Episode 84 - Marcus Stamos
Apr 26, 2019 • 52 min
What does a thyroid do? Find out in this episode of the Fried Pod. Jon gets together with Marcus Stamos aka John Stamos’s brother. They sit down at Jason Reep’s house and talk about people watching at “The Spot” in Hickory, the correct way guess a woman’s…
Episode 83 - The Fly Swatter
Apr 19, 2019 • 60 min
In this episode Jon talks to his pal Shawn Setzer at the Hooters in Hickory. They talk about the Stardome Comedy Club in Birmingham, Ginger Pain photo shoots, the Hickory Live TV show, Joe Rogan’s Podcast, Jon’s top 5 Gingers of all time & diet, caffeine…
Episode 82 - Driving While Podding
Apr 12, 2019 • 43 min
In this episode Jon talks to us while driving to Birmingham, AL. He gives a detailed update on is dad, aka Popsicle. His Comedy Album Ginger Pain, the TV pilot Hickory Live plus tons more. It’s the podcast version of interstate love song.
Episode 81 - 2 Item Minimum
Apr 5, 2019 • 39 min
In this episode Jon talks about friend / comedian Craig Gass who stopped by the Parlor Live to do a guest spot and a wierd fan of his who showed up alone and what he did to get kicked out. Then Jon gives us a popsicle update, reads your iTunes reviews of…
Episode 80 - Want you let Jon take you on a Sea Cruise?
Mar 29, 2019 • 21 min
In this episode Jon talks about taking a cruise ship to the Bahamas and he wants YOU to come with him. March 6 - 9, 2020. He’ll be doing a stand-up comedy show, a live podcast, & hosting a night of karaoke. Plus all the meeting and greeting you can…
Episode 79 - Ginger Pain Comedy Album
Mar 22, 2019 • 47 min
In this episode Jon gets together with his mom (Betty Reep) and they talk about Jon’s new hair do, his upcoming birthday, the comedy album Ginger Pain, and we learn the name of Dad’s new nurse (Sparkles Strong-Falls) not a joke. This one will charm your…
Episode 78 - Booted from a Booty club
Mar 15, 2019 • 41 min
In this episode Jon gets together with friend / comedian Brent Blakeney in Atlanta as they record a smash cast of the “Fried Pod” & “Back in my day.” They talk about the night club Johnny’s Hide Away, racist movies from the 80’s & 90’s, the Atlanta strip…
Episode 77 - Alan Jackson & Hickory Live
Mar 8, 2019 • 68 min
In this episode Jon gets together with Alan Jackson to talk about the Hickory Live TV show taping, Jon’s new Comedy Album, “Ginger Pain” & doing stand up comedy in Atlanta.
Episode 76 - Toby Dietz & other famous athletes from Hickory
Mar 1, 2019 • 50 min
In this episode Jon and Marc meet long time friend & professional PBA bowler Toby Dietz at the club house on his new Disk Golf Course. Jon relives memories from when he use to work their when it was a regular golf course. Toby reveals how the sport has…
Episode 75 - Smashed Thumb
Feb 8, 2019 • 58 min
In this episode Jon and Marc get together again. Marc shows up with a purple thumb nail and talks about how he let out the blood. Then Marc talks about going to Skateland USA with his daughter. Jon talks about seeing the movie Aquaman. Then they talk more…
Episode 74 - Marcus Hunt & Hickory Live
Feb 1, 2019 • 49 min
In this episode Jon and Marc get together about their weekends. Marc talks about going to Cherokee, NC and seeing Jamey Johnson perform for 45 minutes. Jon talks about his night out in Hickory doing karaoke with friends at Neon Waves. Then Jon gives us a…
Episode 73 - David C. Smalley
Jan 25, 2019 • 61 min
In this episode Jon talks to comedian / Podcaster David Smalley in the green room at Hyena’s Comedy Club in Fort Worth, TX. They talk about doing voice overs, crazy drunk people at the show that had to be kicked out, the dogma debate, bone cancer, and how…
Episode 72 - Chewsday’s & BBW’s
Jan 18, 2019 • 86 min
In this episode Jon gets together with pal Wes Pittman in Lincolnton, NC. They talk about Southern Startown’s gig at the Silver Bullet, Jon being snowed in New Philladephia, OH, the Clemson/Alabama Championship football game, Bone Thugs and Harmony, and…
Episode 71 - To the R Tik Tok & you please stop
Jan 4, 2019 • 43 min
In the episode Jon gets together with pal Danny Nieland and they talk about the the new Tik Tok app, toilet paper and its many uses, the stupid bird box challenge, and old scrambled porn channels. Its a hoot.
Episode 70 - Dirty Laundry
Dec 30, 2018 • 48 min
In this episode Jon and Brent Blakeney do a smash cast. Half Fried Pod/ Back in my Day. They talk about singing Karaoke with football players from Purdue, how to do laundry, Brent’s parents getting a swimming pool. Give this one a spin.
Episode 69 - Not Dying Hard
Dec 21, 2018 • 56 min
In this episode Jon & Betty give their thoughts on wether or not Die Hard is a Christmas movie. Jon tells us the story of the time his dad hanged the Christmas tree, the TV show Hickory Live, and we catch up with Kyle Davis. It’s a holly jolly fried pod.
Episode 68 - Jug Heads
Dec 14, 2018 • 56 min
In this episode of the Fried Pod, Jon gets together with buddy Marc Hunt and they talk about guys at the gym who bring a gallon jug of water, Jon’s get’s his kidneys X-rayed, we hear what it sounds like when Jon snores, and who should record a version of…
Episode 67 - Strokes On Me
Dec 7, 2018 • 46 min
In this episode of the Fried Pod, Jon tells us the story of his dad having a stroke on Thanksgiving day. Then he updates us on his road to recovery at Winston-Salem Baptist University Hospital. Jon’s dad (who is paralyzed on his left side) says, “It’s All…
Episode 66 - Kidney Stones
Nov 16, 2018 • 40 min
In this episode of the Fried pod Jon is join by friend Marc Hunt as they record at Jason Reep’s house. They talk about kidney stones, a debacle at a college football tailgate, the TV show Hickory Live, and marc’s weird sensitivity / allergy to sweet…
Episode 65 - Southern Startown
Nov 9, 2018 • 36 min
In this episode Jon gets together with the band Southern Startown before a gig at the Food Factory in Hickory, NC. They talk about the appropriate time to put on a hat after a haircut, Big Deck shows, different drummers, and the legend of FH. Also Betty…
Episode 64 - Recliner Recovery
Nov 2, 2018 • 44 min
In this episode Jon & Betty give us a post surgery report, talk about the new movie Halloween, & play “How much is that residual check”? Also listen to this episode to find out if Jon received a get well card from Eva Longoria, pros & cons of CPAP…
Episode 63 - The Little Debbie Debacle
Oct 26, 2018 • 50 min
Jon and Betty get together again and read your reviews on iTunes. Then talk about what’s in the card board boxes, how to become a paid regular at the Comedy Store, Little Debbie’s oatmeal cream pies, climbing trees as a kid, the face Jon would make as a…
Episode 62 - Live from Hickory
Oct 19, 2018 • 52 min
In this episode Jon and Betty go Live from Hickory on Facebook and they talk about the polar bear plunge, mosquito bites on the face, Sams Club’s return/exchange policy, the new talk show Hickory Live, Rainbow vacuum cleaners, and chocolate gravy. It’s a…
Episode 61 - Momma’s Boy
Oct 12, 2018 • 49 min
In this episode Betty Reep is back and she answers the age old question. Dukes or Hellman’s? What her favorite scary movie is. And whether or not Die Hard is a Christmas movie.
Episode 60 - Srya’Excuse Me?
Oct 5, 2018 • 33 min
In this episode of the Fried Pod, Jon is once again join by comedian and friend Brent Blakeney in Syracuse, NY. They talk about how Syracuse has a lot of fearless pedestrians, the paw wash, and Betty Reep is back again to answer your questions in “Ask…
Episode 59 - Brent Blakeney
Sep 27, 2018 • 37 min
In this episode of the Fried Pod, Jon is join by friend and comedian Brent Blakeney at the comedy condo in Charlotte, NC. They talk about how Virginia is one gigantic border state between the north and the south, sausage gravy, and how the editing of the…
Episode 58 - Danny Nieland
Sep 21, 2018 • 56 min
In this episode of the Fried Pod Jon introduces a new segment called “Ask Betty.” Jon’s mom, Betty Reep, answers your questions from Instagram. Then we meet Danny Nieland, Jon’s childhood friend from middle school. They relive some fond memories of…
Episode 57 - Betty Carolyn Pitts Reep
Sep 14, 2018 • 51 min
Jon is joined by his mom and they talk about her life growing up in Hickory as one of five kids in a house with one bathroom and no air conditioning, pickle flavored coconut cake, how to write short hand, hurricane Florence, and Sports Without Balls. Then…
Episode 56 - Road Tripping with David Reep
Sep 7, 2018 • 46 min
Jon eulogizes Burt Reynolds then is joined by his dad, David Reep, to talk about first class travel, Mercury Mountaineer, brunching, no reservations, sandwich popsicles, truck driving, and Jon’s reasons for moving.
Episode 55 - Meet Dale Jones & Jodie White
Aug 31, 2018 • 57 min
In this episode Jon sits down with comedians Dale Jones & Jodi White in a comedy condo in Myrtle Beach. They talk about how they got their start in comedy, how they all know each other, Jon’s practical joke gone wrong on comedian James Sibley & how Dale’s…
Episode 54 - Who Is Parley Baer?
Aug 17, 2018 • 65 min
In this episode of the Fried Pod Jon talks about his recent stint in Naples, FL at Off the Hook Comedy Club and how he made a new friend. And he talks about an actor named Parley Baer who played the mayor of Mayberry on the Andy Griffith Show and later…
Episode 53 - What’s An Escrow? And Cats In The Cradle
Aug 10, 2018 • 46 min
In this episode Jon talks about his house being in escrow, Jon’s son Tucker coming to LA for the first time for a visit, Universal Studios, people who try to hand you CD’s in Venice Beach, and Jon’s dream home on a lake in Hickory, and Sarah going to…
Fried Flashback: Episode 1 - Brad Paisley
Aug 3, 2018 • 48 min
In the 1st ever episode of Fried w/ Jon Reep & Sarah Tiana, Brad Paisley calls in to discuss their comedy special on Netflix which is still available!
Episode 52 - Fried/Brinkin’ Duddies Sour Mash-Up
Jul 27, 2018 • 51 min
Kyle Davis joins Jon and Sarah in this mash-up of the Fried Pod & the Brinkin’ Duddies podcast. They talk about Sarah roasting on Comedy Central, Jon having to deal with a certain special audience member who came on stage in Temecula, CA, and Kyle…
Episode 51 - This Girl Is On Fire!
Jul 20, 2018 • 49 min
Jon and Sarah are back together again as they record a new episode of the Fried Pod at the World Famous Comedy Store. They talk about how crazy busy Sarah has been with the MTV Awards, The roast of Bruce Willis, a new roast battle, and the Steve Byrne…
Episode 50 - DVE Morning Show w/ Bert Kreischer, Brad Williams, & Rory Scovel Part 2
Jul 13, 2018 • 46 min
Sarah and Jon are on the road so here’s the second part of a wild radio conversation with Sarah and fellow ATC comedians Bert Kreischer, Brad Williams, and Rory Scovel from DVE Fest in Pittsburgh.
Episode 49 - DVE Morning Show w/ Bert Kreischer, Brad Williams, & Rory Scovel Part 1
Jul 6, 2018 • 50 min
Sarah and Jon are on the road so here’s a wild radio conversation with Sarah and fellow ATC comedians Bert Kreischer, Brad Williams, and Rory Scovel from DVE Fest in Pittsburgh. Part 2 coming next week.
Episode 48 - Meet Jeff Richards
Jun 29, 2018 • 47 min
Jon sits down with long time friend and comedian Jeff Richards at the world famous Laugh Factory to talk about their history together, impressions, first time on stage and how to get a used car really really cheap.
Episode 47 - Meet Darren Carter
Jun 22, 2018 • 55 min
Jon welcomes comedian Darren Carter to the podcast to talk about sound FX, being redheaded, brothers, and storytelling.
Episode 46 - Meet Dusty Slay
Jun 15, 2018 • 57 min
Jon sits down with comedian Dusty Slay in Tampa FL and they talk about how Dusty got his start in comedy, his home town of Opelika, AL, growing up in a trailer park, flag football, old school country songs, chewing tobacco, Italian Ice, underage drinking,…
Episode 45 - Dirty Condos
Jun 8, 2018 • 53 min
Jon and Sarah talk about bad head shots, gym selfies, bad condo roommate situations, Memorial Day attire, Spirit Airlines, what kind of nut is the best, Netflix Documentary series “Wild Wild Country” & “Evil Genius”, and Roseanne Barr getting canceled.
Episode 44 - MultiCasting
Jun 1, 2018 • 46 min
Jon and Sarah are multitasking. They record a podcast while going live on Facebook. They take questions from their facebook pages and talk about Yelp reviews, roasts, CB radios, South of the Boarder, Stone Mountain Georgia, and the one time Sarah’s mom…
Episode 43 - Moving On
May 25, 2018 • 46 min
Jon and Sarah talk about moving, Maverick, heavy couches, Dollar Dodger dogs, Betty Boo reviews I Can Only Imagine, Game Pigeon, fear of what’s down there, and pool follies.
Episode 42 - Fried from Jon’s House
May 18, 2018 • 64 min
In this episode Jon and Sarah get together at Jon’s house and talk about Sarah moving in with her boyfriend, noises you make when your alone, comedy contests, comedy roasts, and Jon’s old football coaches.
Episode 41 - From Hickory
May 11, 2018 • 64 min
Jon is in Hickory, South Carolina with friends Alan Jackson (not that one) and John Wright at The Mesh Studios to talk about karate, they call Sarah back in Los Angeles to talk about moving and the VMAS, tailgating, the drunk tank, underwear, and…
Episode 40 - Nick Brown
May 4, 2018 • 59 min
Jon and Sarah sit down with Nick Brown from the band Mona to talk about performing with John Rich, growing up Christian, the singers’ bond, loving stand up, sports chants, raw emotions, and being grumpy.
Episode 39 - John Rich
Apr 27, 2018 • 65 min
Jon and Sarah are joined by country music star John Rich of Big & Rich to talk about John’s house, doing karaoke, calling Donald Trump, honoring Veterans, Betty Booze, guitars, courting controversy, and guns.
Episode 38 - Live From Nashville with Thompson Square
Apr 20, 2018 • 64 min
Jon and Sarah are joined by country music duo Thompson Square in front of a live audience. They talk about how they met, pant suits, Kenny Chesney, hell gigs, and their new album “Masterpiece”.
Episode 37 - Fried Duddies
Apr 13, 2018 • 82 min
It’s another Fried/Brinkin’ Duddies mashup. Kyle Davis joins Jon and Sarah and they talk baseball games, Sarah gets attacked by a humming bird in her apartment, sweet bread, Kyle’s desire to try standup comedy, and saying the N word during karaoke when…
Episode 36 - Vegas Babies
Apr 6, 2018 • 40 min
Jon talks about doing a corporate gig in Vegas at 8 AM, Sarah talks about doing a gig with Daniel Tosh in Vegas, Betty Reep reviews Red Sparrow, and David Reep talks about the time he put rabbit poop on a neighbors door step.
Episode 35 - Wedding Chics
Mar 30, 2018 • 47 min
Jon and Sarah talk about weddings, wedding dances, Sarah becoming an ordained minister, doing the electric slide in Russia, when the MC forgets the headliners name, and Easter stories.
Episode 34 - Fried/Brinking Duddies Crossover
Mar 22, 2018 • 65 min
Jon and Sarah are joined by Jon’s Brinking Duddies podcast partner Kyle Davis to talk about Jon’s fancy condo, WGA insurance, shooting blanks, comedy sketches, dill pickles, first cars, and car accidents.
Episode 33 - Waffle Answers
Mar 15, 2018 • 49 min
Jon and Sarah go to Electric Avenue, having friends of the opposite sex while in relationships, we all take a quiz for kids, and the origins of Waffle House.
Episode 32 - The Young And The Rednecks
Mar 7, 2018 • 50 min
Jon and Sarah talk about braces, snacking on Ambient, tumor sniffing dogs, air horns, The Oscars, Betty Boo reviews 12 Strong, Sarah recommends Last Flag Flying, Okja, Jon recommends Game Night, Sarah recommends The Florida Project, and ketchup etiquette.
Episode 31 - Sandy’s Fish Fried
Feb 28, 2018 • 55 min
Jon and Sarah talk about the gym, seeing your parents drunk, skiing, Sarah’s aunt Sandy calls to talk about home cooking, throwing up in a water bed, annoying neighbors, and a man drives an ATV in the nude. Happy Friedday!
Episode 30 - Catching Up
Feb 22, 2018 • 53 min
Jon and Sarah discuss turning 40, cruise ship life, Thai Elvis, Hawaii, Anniversary/Valentines Day, Barry Switzer, R. Kelly, the NBA All Star Game, Fergie’s National Anthem, motorized recliners, and big TVs.
Episode 29 - Drunk Histories And Herstories
Feb 15, 2018 • 50 min
Jon and Sarah discuss the joys of self-promotion, their alcohols of choice, John Rich, crazy alcohol laws, blood alcohol levels, puking red, peeing the bed, “it happens,” and bar room brawls
Episode 28 - Health Nutz
Feb 8, 2018 • 59 min
Jon and Sarah talk about performing in Denver, getting a prostate exam, stool samples, war zone bathrooms, ears/noses/throats, orthodontia, breach birth, bunions, book narcolepsy, microwave eggs, and tater tots.
Episode 27 - Adventures In Podcasting
Feb 1, 2018 • 53 min
Jon and Sarah talk about parasailing, bungee jumping, canyoning, falling out of a truck, Paba, breach birth, Betty Boo reviews The Commuter, a redneck tries to take a peacock onto a flight, and Jon’s air pod debacle.
Episode 26 - Carolina Reeper
Jan 23, 2018 • 55 min
Jon and Sarah talk about Lil’ Kev & Reamus, Vince Vaughn, Dave Chappelle, Mo ‘Nique, the NFL playoffs, movie screeners, we ‘member Anthony Clark, Georgia Sue educates us on the expressions “Break a leg” and “hair of the dog,” and a redneck bites a dog.
Episode 25 - Nobody Doesn’t Like Betty Reep
Jan 17, 2018 • 51 min
Jon and Sarah talk about working with Dennis Miller, relationship songs, Betty Boo calls in to review The Greatest Showman, David Reep tells us about his new job, and a New Yorker acts like a redneck in Thailand.
Episode 24 - The Tony and Marty Show
Jan 12, 2018 • 66 min
Jon and Sarah talk about Georgia losing the BCS Championship game, the Carolina Panthers losing to the Saints, we call Sarah’s dad Tony to talk about football, Jon’s flooded garage, Tales From The Tour Bus, Clint Black, and Jon interviews his buddy Marty.
Episode 23 - The Best Episode Of 2018
Jan 2, 2018 • 60 min
Jon and Sarah are reunited to discuss their holidays, the Rose Bowl, Jon visits Cone Weed, Sarah went to Vienna, escape rooms, Betty Boo reviews Downsizing, and Joseph Newman is a well-readneck.
Episode 22 - Sarah Comes Home
Dec 29, 2017 • 98 min
Sarah is back home for this extra large episode of Fried. Sarah is joined by her friends Jennifer and Ryan to discuss sleeping over, fashion choices, expensive cars, tacos, and joyriding. Then Sarah and her mom, Georgia Sue, go shopping and reminisce.…
Episode 21 - Meet The Reeps
Dec 20, 2017 • 50 min
This episode of the Fried was recorded at Jon’s parents home in Hickory, NC. We find out how David & Betty met and we talk about P Diddy’s bid to buy the Panthers, Truck stop Comedian Gene Tracey, Jim Varney, and the passing of Big Harry Deal and the…
Episode 20 - Finders Keepers, Losers E’erwhere
Dec 13, 2017 • 50 min
Jon and Sarah discuss Dale Earnhardt Jr., sneaking demo tapes, Dangerous Minds, making out with Tanya Tucker, “Finders Keepers,” a drunk-driving-car-dancing-scooter-chase, and guessing 80s-90s country songs.
Episode 19 - Spoiler Alert: They’re Not Real
Dec 8, 2017 • 49 min
Jon and Sarah go to the zoo, discover the truth about Santa, North Pole, Alaska, ‘member Jim Neighbors R.I.P., Betty Boo reviews Wonder, David Reep retells the story of Cone Weed, and we tease a story about a leg…
Episode 18 - The Legend Of Cone Weed
Nov 28, 2017 • 51 min
Jon & Sarah share their Thanksgivings, talk about time travel, they call Sarah’s sister Joana to talk about what gifts are/aren’t appropriate to give teachers for the holidays, hanging Christmas trees, and the wonder that is Cone Weed.
Episode 17 - Stuffing With the Sara(h)s
Nov 23, 2017 • 46 min
Sarah is joined by longtime friend Sara Lehmann to talk about how they met, wine hiking, & sparkling water. We call Sarah’s parents and talk about Train, Sara’s new podcast 92.7 “The Pod,” Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, peppermint schnapps, a…
Episode 16 - Bad Moms E’erwhere
Nov 16, 2017 • 48 min
Jon and Sarah cover their bet, hanging with Peter Billingsley, favorite movies, Betty Boo reviews “A Bad Moms Christmas,” Tiffany’s releases some e’eryday items, and a redneck straps her kid to the roof of her car.
Episode 15 - Turkey Heads With Ranch
Nov 9, 2017 • 45 min
Jon and Sarah discuss trick or treating in LA, most embarrassing possessions, the Impractical Jokers Cruise, sneaking tequila, they call Sarah’s cousin April to discuss Thanksgiving traditions, the ranch keg, and Christmas movies.
Episode 14 - Live from Phoenix
Nov 2, 2017 • 53 min
The first live episode of Fried! Recorded as part of the All Things Comedy Comedy Festival in Phoenix, Arizona. Jon and Sarah tell ghost stories and wrestler Nick Nemeth aka Dolph Ziggler joins them on stage to discuss wrestling, concussions, Britney…
Episode 13 - Halloween
Nov 1, 2017 • 51 min
Jon and Sarah talk about vandalism, flying on Halloween, Diamond status, the Impractical Jokers cruise, the ATC Festival, Falcons vs Panthers, Jon ‘members James Best, and Jon talks to animals.
Episode 12 - Country In Other Countries
Oct 19, 2017 • 47 min
Jon and Sarah discuss international travel, the 4th of July, fanny packs, Global Entry, Betty Boo reviews Baby Driver, there’s some hometown news, and tossing jalapeños.
Episode 11 - Chubs, Hose, and Ditches
Oct 12, 2017 • 59 min
Jon and Sarah talk about Playboy, Uncle Lenny’s appliances, Halloween, they call Sarah’s brother-in-law Tim to talk about firefighting, they read some hometown news, discuss B.O.B and flat-earthers, and read a Waffle House review.
Episode 10 - Petty and the Jets
Oct 6, 2017 • 51 min
Jon and Sarah talk about Tom Petty, the Las Vegas shooting, how close Sarah was to the 1996 Olympics bombing, Jon miraculously survived a car crash, Sarah’s dad talks football picks, and Jon calls comedian Jay Snyder to talk about getting thrown through…
Episode 9 - Booger & Friends
Sep 28, 2017 • 53 min
Jon and Sarah talk about Vegas, roommates, Jon’s former roommate Booger tells us how Jon was as a roommate, Betty Boo reviews “A Dog’s Purpose, Jon’s dad talks about restaurant seating, a redneck tried to cash a $1 million dollar bill, and Jon ‘members…
Episode 8 - John Heffron & DNA Results
Sep 21, 2017 • 52 min
Jon and Sarah welcome John Heffron to discuss The Brad Paisley Comedy Rodeo on Netflix (which they all appear on), Brad Paisley’s guest house, Jon and John’s former podcast, Sarah’s mom Sue calls in to tell Jon and Sarah about the origin of “redneck,” and…
Episode 7 - Travel Ban
Sep 13, 2017 • 52 min
Jon and Sarah discuss traveling abroad, Sarah has Turkey in Turkey, Jon is detained in Russia, Sarah’s sister JoAnna calls in to talk about growing up with Sarah, and we learn about some smart rednecks from history.
Episode 6 - Baseball & Football
Sep 9, 2017 • 53 min
Jon and Sarah discuss fame going to Betty Boo’s head, Sarah went to Wrigley Field, full-sized bat night, Jon’s first baseball game, Sarah’s mom tells us about moonshine, Sarah’s dad gives us football picks for Week 1 in the NFL, and Sarah found a redneck…
Episode 5 - Class Clowns
Sep 7, 2017 • 48 min
Jon and Sarah discuss Dolly Parton, pronunciation, rednecks everwhere, hometown news, and they get floored.
Episode 4 - Comics & Concerts
Aug 31, 2017 • 47 min
Jon and Sarah talk about Prince, southern phrases, Betty Boo reviews “In Our Hands: The Battle For Jerusalem,” and they rant against a particular type of butter.
Episode 3 - Jobs & Kisses
Aug 23, 2017 • 49 min
Jon and & Sarah talk about mowing lawns, Sarah’s first kiss, Betty Boo reviews “Everything Everything (some spoilers),” and they read some hometown news.
Episode 2 - Stolen Goods
Aug 17, 2017 • 50 min
Jon and Sarah troll some trolls, a New York redneck on a four-wheeler bites a cop, and remember Little Enos?
Fried: Episode 1 - Brad Paisley
Aug 11, 2017 • 48 min
In the 1st ever episode of Fried w/ Jon Reep & Sarah Tiana, Brad Paisley calls in to discuss their new comedy special on Netflix which comes out Tuesday August 15th! Tune in every Friedday for new episodes!