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… read more

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Been a Few Changes in my Life and Current Projects that are Fueling my Happiness

March 29th, 2019


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 …

Need to Start Understanding My Overactive Highly Creative Brain

March 7th, 2019


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 …

Hopefully Spreading Some Positivity Through Ice Cream & Maybe 250 Episodes is Enough?

February 25th, 2019


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 …

Episode 249: This Podcast Episode is About How Great My Mother Is & I Didn't Cuss Today

February 23rd, 2019


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 …

Creeping Up on 250 Episodes and I Believe It's Time to Reinvent

February 22nd, 2019


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 …

My New Brilliant Netflix/Podcast Show Idea: "How In The F*** Did That Happen?!"

February 21st, 2019


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 …

23 Emotions People Feel, But Can't Explain

February 20th, 2019


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 …

Social Issues have Always Divided Humans, the Internet Just Makes You Think It's a New Thing

February 19th, 2019


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 …

An Awkward and Extremely Uncomfortable Flight on Southwest Airlines.

February 17th, 2019


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 …

Why I'm Not a Big Drinker and the Reactions I get When This is Discovered by Others

February 15th, 2019


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 …

Urban Dictionary's Trending List and I Want to Make a Movie

February 14th, 2019


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 …

If a relationship is Built on Expectations and Not Communications, You're Probably Going to Have a Bad Time

February 14th, 2019


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 …

Is Living a Kid-Free Life Full of Emptiness?

February 13th, 2019


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 …

45 Years Old Doesn't Seem Like It's Going to Be Anything Like I Thought It Would Be

February 11th, 2019


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 …

A Walk Down Memory Lane; What Is In a Grown Man's Memory Box?

February 10th, 2019


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 …

Apparently These Are the Steps to Becoming a Better Person & Sharpening the Saw

February 9th, 2019


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 …

Tattoos and Tax Returns

February 8th, 2019


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 …

Why Do Men Fight, Argue, and Tease Each Other?

February 7th, 2019


Men fight for survival, dominance, and personal gain, but they also fight just for fun. Anthropologists have found that the more conflict is …

You Will Not Die in a Mountain Lion Attack Nor Will You Ever Win the Lottery

February 6th, 2019


Article recently describes a man, who was out jogging in Colorado being attacked by a Mountain Lion. Surprisingly, the man killed the Mountain Lion …

Pet Peeves and the Teacher of the World

February 5th, 2019


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 …

Apparently there are Ways to Lose Your "Man Card" but They Are Ridiculous

February 4th, 2019


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 …

Self Proclaimed "Nice Guys" Need to Shit or Get Off the Pot; Embrace the Friend-zone or Speak Up

February 3rd, 2019


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 …

Sexist Article Leads Me to Explain the Three Things You Absolutely Need if You're Dating

February 2nd, 2019


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 …

I Would Have Been an Absolutely Worthless Wuss in World War I, or any War Really

February 1st, 2019


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 …

What's Your Celebrity Five & Possibly the Most Boring Man in the Bedroom

January 31st, 2019


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 …

If we Meet IRL, here's a Warning: I'm a Walking, Talking, and Awkward AF "Sonic Cheeseburger"

January 30th, 2019


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 …

"The 4-Selves": The Why and the Reasoning Behind the Everyone Needs a Little Podcast

January 29th, 2019


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 …

Why Are Some Humans Completely Attracted to Pieces of Sh*t Horrible People?

January 28th, 2019


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 …

Best Year of My Life and The Man I Am Today, The Story of Me: Part Fifteen

January 27th, 2019


The final episode of the story of my life. Joining a startup with former colleagues was a scary situation but also fantastic, adventurous, and …

The #LiveALittle Project, Haystak, & Getting the Band Back Together, The Story of Me: Part Fourteen

January 26th, 2019


My professional life was terrific. My new career in Kansas City at VinSolutions was incredibly fulfilling and exciting. I was working for amazing …

Las Vegas, Eva Longoria, and Social Media, The Story of Me: Part Thirteen

January 25th, 2019


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 …

Casino Hustle, Oscars Bar, and Meeting Mike Dullea, The Story of Me; Part Twelve

January 24th, 2019


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 …

Joey Baggz Created Bad Fuel Running My Self-Esteem, The Story of Me: Part Eleven

January 23rd, 2019


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 …

My Childhood Dreams Were Coming True with Joey Baggz, The Story of Me: Part Ten

January 22nd, 2019


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 …

The Birth of Joey Baggz on Topeka's Rock Leader V100, The Story of Me: Part Nine

January 21st, 2019


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 …

HBO's Real Sex, Personal Breaking Point, and My Dramatic Exit, The Story of Me: Part Eight

January 20th, 2019


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 …

My Boy Noodles, Real Life Sopranos & Burnout is Coming, Story of Me: Part Six

January 19th, 2019


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 …

Naked Women Everywhere & Diving Fulltime into the Nightclub Business, The Story of Me: Part Six

January 18th, 2019


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 …

Finding My People, Adult Entertainment, & Frank Antonelli, Story of Me: Part Five

January 17th, 2019


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 …

Blown Knee, Depressed at College, & Here Comes Adulthood, Story of Me: Part Four

January 16th, 2019


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 …

Hustling on the Boulevard, Pressing Charges, and My First Love, Story of my Life: Part Three

January 15th, 2019


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 …

Teenage Suicide, Feeling Completely Lost, and the Amazing John Wilhelm : The Story of Me, Part Two

January 14th, 2019


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 …

Earliest Memories to High School Football Success: The Story of Me, Part One

January 13th, 2019


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 …

Top 10 Most Common Human Fears and Phobias

January 12th, 2019


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 …

Is Being Homophobic a Sure Sign of Secret Gay Tendencies?

January 11th, 2019


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 …

Study Says: People with Low Self-Esteem Tend to Seek Support in ways that Backfire

January 10th, 2019


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 …

If I Could Just Change my "Love Language" and Decrease My Sensitivity Level, Life Would Be Better

January 9th, 2019


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 …

Kendall Jenner is Straight Savage with Lack Self Awareness on Social Media

January 8th, 2019


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 …

Last Day in LA and I Knew the Name J. Paul Getty Sounded Oddly Familiar

January 7th, 2019


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 …

I Deserved a Personal Highfive for what I did on Airforce One Yesterday; A True Story

January 6th, 2019


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 …

Your Body is Not a Temple: It's an Amusement Park. Enjoy the Ride" - Anthony Bourdain

January 5th, 2019


"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, …

My Theory of what Happens when You Die. Call me Crazy but I might Just Be Right.

January 4th, 2019


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 …

Social Media is Exposing People and What was Up with the Trump GOT Poster?

January 3rd, 2019


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 …

Making Some Changes to the "Rules for Sons" Going Around on Facebook

January 2nd, 2019


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 …

New Year New You? A Solid Plan for Finding Happiness in 2019

January 1st, 2019


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 …

Short Look Back to 2018 but a Big Look Forward to 2019. Who Wants Some Gumbo?

December 31st, 2018


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 …

No Issue Sending Restaurant Food Back and It's Time for Me to Forgive & Move Forward

December 30th, 2018


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 …

Do We Really Want to Know the Real Truth Behind Our Heroes and People We Admire?

December 29th, 2018


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 …

Virginia is for Lovers, Screwing up Hello Fresh, and Popping my Airbnb Cherry

December 28th, 2018


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 …

15 Year Old Guy Has an Extreme Passion for the Reality Television Show Survivor

December 27th, 2018


When it comes to having a passion for something my new friend Nicholas takes the cake. Nicholas is the absolute frontrunner for knowledge and …

On the Road in Maryland: Who Knew Snacks Could Be Such a Crazy Conversation

December 26th, 2018


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. 

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Almost Passing Out in Church on Christmas Eve and TV Murder Show had Me in Stitches

December 25th, 2018


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 …

You Don't Know what You Don't Know and that would Haunt You if You Knew

December 24th, 2018


"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 …

Today is Festivus so what Exactly is it and can you "MacGyver your Life"?

December 23rd, 2018


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 …

Saturday Morning Conversation with my Mother Over Coffee

December 22nd, 2018


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 …

Holy Sh*t, I'm Starting to Feel the Holiday Spirit. WTF?! Who have I Become??

December 21st, 2018


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 …

Hooking You Up to Cliff Clavin the Hell Out of Your Holiday Party

December 20th, 2018


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 …

Two Grown Men in the Kitchen and Why I'm Looking Forward to Xmas

December 19th, 2018


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 …

The Movie "Eighth grade" Brought Back A Lot of Awkward but Funny Memories of Junior High

December 18th, 2018


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 …

Need to Check Myself Before I Wreck Myself When it Comes to New Projects

December 17th, 2018


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 …

My Mother Responds to my Snapchat Request & 10 Things Creepy People Do

December 16th, 2018


Insecurity is the opposite of motivation. Most, if not all insecurities we have are just bullshit stories we tell ourselves. My insecurity is coming …

My Plan to Keep from Ruining the Holidays for Others this Year

December 15th, 2018


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 …

Why Myself a lot of other Men Hate Nickelback, but I Respect Them Tremendously

December 14th, 2018


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 …

Top 5 Regrets of the Dying: It is your Absolute Duty and Obligation to Find Your Happiness

December 13th, 2018


Finding personal happiness is extremely hard, especially if we keep listening to the bullshit stories we tell ourselves. I came across a blog today …

Let's Take the "Are These Things Actually Rude?" Quiz Together to Avoid Something Else

December 12th, 2018


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 …

Paul Harvey and the Lunchtime Fruit Cup Taps; My Fear and Comfort at the Same Time

December 11th, 2018


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 …

Great Things Happening in the World and How to Avoid Holiday Stress & Anxiety is Simple

December 10th, 2018


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 …

Can Creating and Executing a Bucket List be a Path to Finding Happiness in Life?

December 9th, 2018


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 …

Dr. Emoto’s Water Experiment & 19 Things You Know If You're An Asshole

December 7th, 2018


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 …

I have a Thirst for Learning the Passions, Loves, & Challenges of People

December 6th, 2018


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 …

Why it's Bittersweet Achieving Southwest Airlines Companion Pass Level

December 5th, 2018


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 …

Do You Want to Be Happy or Happier? 15 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

December 4th, 2018


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 …

Drinks with my Brothers & Church with My Mother; a Weekend Full of Joy in my Hometown

December 3rd, 2018


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 …

Feeling like I Need Everyone to Like or Love Me has Made My World a Lonely Life

December 1st, 2018


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 …

By Surprisingly Popular Demand - Part Two of the Grown Ass Man Holiday Gift Guide

November 30th, 2018


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 …

Holiday Gifts Ideas for the Grown Ass Man in your Life: Part One

November 29th, 2018


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 …

"Nas Daily" is One of the Most Inspiring Pages on Facebook and so is the Story Behind It

November 28th, 2018


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 …

Netflix Pics & Fake News Spreading on Social Media is Making People Dumber

November 27th, 2018


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 …

Adam Ruins Everything & "Fun" Wichita, Kansas Facts You've Lived Without Knowing All These Years

November 26th, 2018


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 …

The #1 Thing I have Learned About Myself While on Vacation; A Self-Awareness Breakthrough

November 24th, 2018


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 …

Starting to become Clear that I may be the Asshole and Not Everyone Else like I Assumed

November 23rd, 2018


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 …

I Absolutely Hate Knowing That I've Disappointed my Mother. It Makes Me Sick to my Stomach

November 22nd, 2018


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 …

The Jamaicans I Met Today are the Most Positive Thinking People I've Met in a Long Time

November 22nd, 2018


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 …

Why I Chose to Take a Vacation During Thanksgiving Week; Not a Fan of the Holidays

November 20th, 2018


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 …

In the Bahamas, Sitting on the Beach, in the Sun, & Recording a Podcast

November 19th, 2018


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 …

Vacation Time: Reminding Myself Not to Be an Asshole on the Giant Ship

November 18th, 2018


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 …

I'll Admit Money Can't Buy You Happiness if You Stop Using Your Kids as an Excuse

November 17th, 2018


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 …

Why I Loath Going to the Grocery Store: Mad Rambling of a Middle Aged Food Shopper

November 16th, 2018


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 …

Things I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self

November 15th, 2018


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 …

Secrets About Men Most Women Don’t Know

November 14th, 2018


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 …

We Believed a lot of the Bullsh*t Our Parents Told Us; I Still Believe Some to this Day

November 13th, 2018


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 …

Is Rachel Hollis, the Author of the Popular Self Help Book "Girl, Wash Your Face" Full of Sh*t?

November 12th, 2018


Interesting article about author Rachel Hollis, author of the trendy self-help book "Girl, Wash Your Face" has me deep thinking again about the …

Middle School is One of the Most Awkward Times of Anyone's Life

November 11th, 2018


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, …

This Fat Acceptance Movement is Getting a Little Dodgy in My Opinion

November 9th, 2018


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. …

Absolutely No Two People Are the Same So Why Do we Keep Putting People into Boxes?

November 8th, 2018


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 …

Nothing More Sexy or Attractive than a Big Man Sweating Through his Shirt For No Reason

November 7th, 2018


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 …

My Heart Goes Out to the Patrick Boys. My Brothers Lost their Mother Yesterday.

November 6th, 2018


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 …

Do I have the Drive and Discipline to Do Two Projects at the Same Time?

November 5th, 2018


Sometimes I need a reminder of all the excellent advice and best practices I have received from books, videos, and regular conversation from friends …

It's Time to Reinvent Myself Again. This Time for a Better Life and Not Just to Fit In

November 4th, 2018


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 …

Let's Learn About Micro-Adventures, Difference between a Shower & a Rinse,

November 3rd, 2018


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 …

Andrew Zimmern has a Rule for Life we should All Follow, "Try Anything & Everything at Least Twice"

November 2nd, 2018


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 …

Social Media Makes it Easy for People to Pretend to Give a Damn, but Most Don't

November 1st, 2018


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 …

Should Have Done this in 2004, 2007, and 2013. It is my Duty & Obligation to Be Happy.

October 31st, 2018


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 …

Halloween Rules from a Cynical Man & Can We Stop Calling Women Whores Please?

October 30th, 2018


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 …

I'm 44 Today and Reflecting on How I want to be Remembered. Midlife Crisis has Officially Started

October 29th, 2018


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 …

Next Stop Buffalo, NY & Meg takes a test to find out how stereotypically white she is.

October 28th, 2018


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 …

We're In Cleveland & Discussing 17 Ideas to Take Life from Ho-Hum to Wonderful

October 27th, 2018


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 …

Heading to Cleveland, Noisy Showers, & Hot Doctor Lady Checking my Balls in Front of my Mom

October 26th, 2018


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 …

Just a Middle Aged White Republican Male from the Midwest Talking to Himself about Race & Culture

October 25th, 2018


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 …

What Do You Do When Your Know Someone IRL Doing Something Harmful to their Soul On Social Media

October 24th, 2018


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 …

How the Boston Red Sox Brought a Sense of Individualism & Sparked a Passion with a Kid in Kansas

October 23rd, 2018


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 …

The Greatest Gift I could Give my Mother & I wasn't the Usual Impatient Asshole

October 22nd, 2018


It all started with half-price tickets on LivingSocial for the Junior League Holiday Mart at the Downtown Kansas City Convention Center, aka Bartle …

Information I Took in at 6:04am this Morning Changed my Entire Attitude

October 20th, 2018


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 …

19 Visits to Las Vegas in 8 years. Here's Everything You Need to Know About Sin City

October 18th, 2018


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 …

Could a Lack of Belonging to a Community be a Factor in my Levels of Happiness?

October 17th, 2018


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 …

Philosophy Buffets, Las Vegas, & Shitty Christians Muslims & Jews

October 16th, 2018


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 …

Embracing the Friendzone: Excitement, Understanding, and Explanation of Pseudo Girlfriends

October 13th, 2018


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 …

The Reason I can't Enjoy Haunted Houses is Stupid and Dangerous

October 12th, 2018


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 …

The Joey Little Philosophy Behind the Laziness of Gift-Giving in Today's Society

October 11th, 2018


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 …

We Need to Quit Lying to Ourselves when it comes to Our Self-Happiness Journey

October 10th, 2018


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 …

Psychoanalyzing My Life Again After Horrible Limo Accident in Upstate New York

October 9th, 2018


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 …

The Thing in Life I Stopped Being a Total Asshole About & How Many Russians Died in World War II?!

October 8th, 2018


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 …

Breakfast Confessions with an Opposite Personality: a Methodical, Indecisive & Introverted Person

October 7th, 2018


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 …

Starting to Love Snapchat Over Facebook; My Personal Social Media Content Strategy is Changing

October 6th, 2018


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 …

How Many People have Experienced Both Sides of the #MeToo Movement?

October 5th, 2018


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 …

I Cannot be Silent Anymore, Time for me to Tell my Story.

October 4th, 2018


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 …

Fred Rogers, One in a Million, & 14 Signs of Playing a Victim

October 3rd, 2018


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 …

Companies Using Charities to Increase Sales & Drive Profits

October 2nd, 2018


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 …

My Birthday Month has Me Pondering Age & the Movie Black 47'

October 1st, 2018


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 …

Fear of Dying is Peculiarly Different than a Fear of Death

September 28th, 2018


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 …

The Dunbar Number & All my Success was Started by my Sister

September 27th, 2018


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 …

FOMO & JOMO: Fear of Missing Out vs The Joy Of Missing Out

September 26th, 2018


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 …

A Not-So Country Boy from One of the Most Country AF States

September 25th, 2018


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 …

Smugness of Some People in this World & F*ck Bill Cosby.

September 24th, 2018


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. …

Dinner & Table Conversation with Five Friends in Chapel Hill

September 23rd, 2018


Meet Megan, Casey, Jill, the man whose name changes throughout the episode along with Joey as they discuss left lane drivers, Orioles games, zombie …

Canadian Comfort Food Quest Sends Me a Place Oddly Familiar

September 20th, 2018


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 …

Air Canada, Fattest Man in the World & Understanding Alcohol

September 19th, 2018


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!


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Old Irish Men Don't Give AF & Marco Rubio Doxxed #SaltBae

September 18th, 2018


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 …

The Thing to Know about Yourself that will Change Your Life

September 17th, 2018


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 …

Need to Let My #1 Fan Know How Much I Love & Appreciate Her

September 15th, 2018


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 …

Facebook is Making Us Stupid with Tribalism & Fake Outrage

September 14th, 2018


Triggered this morning apparently after the "dumb" shit I see in my Facebook Newsfeed almost daily. Facebook can be such a powerful and incredible …

Mark Wahlberg's Schedule, Stupid Disclaimers, & OCD Texting

September 13th, 2018


Episode 101 starts out smoothly discussing Mark Wahlberg's weird daily schedule he recently posted on Instagram. But as that moves me toward talking …

Made it to 100 Episodes, Now what? Time to Make Big Changes

September 12th, 2018


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 …

Netflix Show "Ozark" has a Huge Giant Unbelievable Challenge

September 11th, 2018


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 …

Amazing Sh*t Old People Can Get Away with for Just Being Old

September 10th, 2018


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 …

Drinking Too Much, My MAGA Dad, Elon Musk, & Nike Don't Care

September 9th, 2018


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, …

Mind Blown: That is Your Reason But What Is Your Intention?

September 7th, 2018


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 …

Succession, Kim's Podcast, Kids These Days, & Giving a Sh*t

September 6th, 2018


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 …

Not Great News from the Doctor. Needing Stress Relief Ideas!

September 5th, 2018


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 …

Ladies, Which Do you Want More? Equality Or Old Fashion?

September 4th, 2018


Read an article, my friend Mabel posted online recently titled, "12 Old-Fashioned Dating Habits We Should Definitely Bring Back". The article did not …

Fear of Learning that Everything You Loved in Life Was a Lie

September 3rd, 2018


Just finished "The Keepers" on Netflix & my mind is confused and trying to understand everything I took in watching the series. Physically sick …

Loneliness, Depression , Dementia, & Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

September 1st, 2018


"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, …

Things Men Are Afraid to Ask Women for But Really Want Badly

August 31st, 2018


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 …

Facebook Debates, Loneliness, & Adding to "Dead to Me" List

August 30th, 2018


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 …

Just How Judgmental & Pretentious Am I? Let's Take a Quiz!

August 29th, 2018


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 …

I was 13 Years Old One when One Song in 1988 Changed My Life

August 28th, 2018


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 …

Facebook is Adding Stress & Making Me Crazy. Time to Unplug?

August 27th, 2018


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 …

Megs & Bacon Perspective on the Multi-Level Marketing World

August 25th, 2018


Megan is back on the podcast after flying into Kansas City for a weekend visit. Saturday Morning "Megs & Bacon" special episode gets inside our …

Using the Term "Gentleman" & other Dumb Traditional Rituals

August 24th, 2018


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 …

Mrs Crowley was Wrong, Use Google More & I Don't Trust You

August 23rd, 2018


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 …

Declinism is for Dummies, Current Octane & 1980's Porn

August 22nd, 2018


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 …

Drunk Lonely Annoying Porch Guy vs Young Fake Alpha Male Bro

August 21st, 2018


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 …

Birthday Parties at McDonalds in the Eighties & Russell Stover

August 20th, 2018


Taking a trip down memory lane this morning with glimpses in my past thoughts & childhood experiences of McDonald birthday parties were back in …

The Life as a Single Smart Adventurous Man in Kansas City.

August 19th, 2018


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 …

What Women Don't Know About Men; 27 Things To Consider

August 18th, 2018


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 …

10 Signs You're Addicted to Drama. Time to Face the Music.

August 17th, 2018


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 …

If You Think Faking Orgasms is Wrong, Try Faking Personality

August 16th, 2018


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 …

Fat Poor Racist Old White Men with Classic Cars on Facebook

August 15th, 2018


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 …

Things You Should Know When Approaching 40 Years Old

August 14th, 2018


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," …

My Dumbass has Jury Duty this Morning in Missouri, FML

August 13th, 2018


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 …

Whitebread Confrontation at the Topeka, Kansas Target Superstore

August 12th, 2018


Learned something significant about the confrontation I had with a whitebread older lady that got caught talking shit on me at the Target Superstore …

No Wants to Be Known as the Person Who Just "Snapped"

August 11th, 2018


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 …

Special Place in Hell for People Who Don't Return Texts

August 10th, 2018


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 …

Learning About the MidLife Crisis Has Me Getting Vulnerable

August 9th, 2018


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 …

High School Memories, Rocky 6, & Orange is the New Black

August 8th, 2018


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 …

Unsolicited D Pics; My Theory of Why Some Guys Send Them

August 7th, 2018


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 …

Coffee Does Not Go Cold in Palm Desert, California

August 7th, 2018


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 …

Are These the Most Annoying Things People Do On Facebook?

August 6th, 2018


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 …

Not Understanding Culture & the Dark Tourist on Netflix

August 5th, 2018


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, …

Hey Fat Ass, Does Your Seat Belt Fit? - My Flight Attendant

August 3rd, 2018


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 …

2 Minute Rule Changed My Life & the story of Nathan Mathis

August 2nd, 2018


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 …

Bitching About Customer Service & Still Tipping 20%

August 1st, 2018


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 …

What Are The Habits That Will Change Your Life Forever?

July 31st, 2018


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 …

Things That Happen in Hotel Rooms; Welcome to Nastytown

July 30th, 2018


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 …

According to Experts, I Have No Idea What I'm Doing

July 29th, 2018


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 …

Please Look, Love, & Accept Me? Jesus, I'm a Basket Case

July 28th, 2018


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 …

Wine Ignorance, Being White Bread, & Real Guilty Pleasures

July 27th, 2018


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 …

Grown A$$ People Who Can't Spell or Produce Good Grammar

July 26th, 2018


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. …

Garage Living in Kansas & Music that Makes Me Hurt Inside

July 25th, 2018


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 …

Thanks Facebook For Assisting Me in Judging Myself Even More

July 24th, 2018


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 …

Always Remember, the First One Who Gets Angry Loses

July 23rd, 2018


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 …

Disclosing Two Personal Nuggets; Fetishes & Daddy Issues

July 22nd, 2018


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 …

Masterpiece Meatloaf, Fed & Faded, and Unmotivated Friends

July 21st, 2018


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 …

What Ever Became of your Childhood Dreams and Wishes?

July 20th, 2018


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 …

I'm a UnSelfAware Hypocritical Hermit Who Has No Friends

July 19th, 2018


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 …

Life Tips Every Man Should Consider, like Buy More Plungers

July 18th, 2018


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 …

Inspirational Posts on Instagram Used to be My Jam Man

July 17th, 2018


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 …

Today is All About New Experiences, Podcasting from 30K ft

July 16th, 2018


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 …

Everything you Wanted & Did Not Want to Know about Maryland

July 14th, 2018


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.


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How Could an American Not Know Puerto Rico is America?

July 13th, 2018


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 …

Top 5 Lists & Kylie Jenner Worth Almost One Billion Dollars

July 12th, 2018


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 …

Your Imperfections are your Perfection

July 11th, 2018


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 …

Axe Swinging People in 7-Elevens Might Be My Biggest Fear

July 10th, 2018


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, …

Attention Whores, Validation, & the Next Best Thing World

July 9th, 2018


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 …

Sunday with my Grandmother. A Lesson in Family History Part 1

July 8th, 2018


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 …

Why Do Trolls on the Internet Exist? You are Being Sold.

July 6th, 2018


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 …

No, Not Every Old Person is an Asshole: Just 5% of Them

July 5th, 2018


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 …

Combat Vet Says Stop Saying "Thank You for your Service"

July 4th, 2018


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 …

Does Anyone Think They Weren't Awkward AF in Junior High?

July 3rd, 2018


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 …

30 days to Spend $30 Million, Richard Pryor did it, can you?

July 2nd, 2018


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 …

Questions You've Always Wanted to Ask a Woman

June 30th, 2018


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 …

LET IT GO! Just Throw That Shit Away (Or Donate it)

June 29th, 2018


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 …

People Who Give Jesus & Sally Jessy Raphael All the Credit

June 28th, 2018


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 …

My Top 5 Greatest Television Shows of All Time

June 27th, 2018


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. …

Christmas Cards, Queer Eye & Cheesecake Analogies

June 26th, 2018


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 …

Anthony Bourdain: Difference In Depressed vs Depression??

June 25th, 2018


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 …

The Song Hijacker Megan Is Back on Today's Show!

June 23rd, 2018


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.


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Why No Kids & No Ex-Wives. It's the 25th Episode of the Show!

June 22nd, 2018


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 …

Old School Technology & Online Thirsty Motherf*ckers

June 21st, 2018


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 …

Remember When You Had No Idea Who Your Crazy Friends Are

June 20th, 2018


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 …

True Past Lives & the Positives to Being a Psychopath

June 19th, 2018


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 …

Dear Future Lineage, I'm Seriously Not a Attention Whore.

June 18th, 2018


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 …

Just because you have the money doesn't mean you need to spend the money

June 17th, 2018


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


Live at the Dealership: Buying a New Vehicle Today

June 16th, 2018


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.


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Paula Dean was a Straight Up Gangster

June 15th, 2018


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 …

Something You Didn't Know About the Boys That Send D Pics

June 14th, 2018


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 …

Pay Heed Dad's Day is Upon Us & learn about Kansas City BBQ

June 13th, 2018


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 …

Jesus Christ I've Changed & Local News Makes Me Cringe

June 12th, 2018


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 …

You Should Not Go To Europe and This Is Why

June 11th, 2018


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 …

Watching the Sunset from our Paris Hotel Terrace

June 3rd, 2018


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 …

If the Orioles Don't Give You Beer, You Crush Them in the News

June 2nd, 2018


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.


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Efficiency is the Secret to Life & Who's Really Upset that Sears is Closing

June 1st, 2018


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 …

I Am My Biggest Bully & Fear of Being a Culture Vulture

May 31st, 2018


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 …

Is Getting Married Overrated? And a Preacher asks for $54M.

May 30th, 2018


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 …

How "Being Manly" is Absolutely Ridiculous

May 29th, 2018


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 …

"If it bleeds it leads" journalism & Assholes in Jobs

May 28th, 2018


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 …

People who wake up extra early & Left lane highway drivers

May 26th, 2018


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.


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Confederate Flags, Wine Humor, and White Male Privilege

May 25th, 2018


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.


My Ignored Suggestions to Southwest Airlines and Barbecue

May 24th, 2018


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 …

How I Almost F*cked Up the Name of this Podcast

May 23rd, 2018


My dad's mexican tattoo made the show today along with the search for the Loch Ness Monster.


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