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Finding Subjects Podcast

72 EpisodesProduced by Chico, Bink, and TonyWebsite

Real, transparent, authentic conversations between Tony, Bink, and Chico about family, life, music, movies, and any other subject that finds its way into the mix. Pull up a chair and hang out with these guys for a hilarious, motivational, inspiring, and entertaining time!https://www.podpage.com/find… read more

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Episode 42: Lightning Striking Again and Again and Again (No-Music Version)

January 30th, 2023

37:42

The Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker, Metal Roller-skates, Mischief Night, Herman Munster's tryout for the Dodgers, Presidential Blunders, Famous Quotes, …

Finding Courage When Facing Fear

January 27th, 2023

16:34

Today we talk about finding courage during hardship, we then read some famous quotes on courage and talk about fear.

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Episode 41: Famous Quotes, Gilligan's Island, Freedom of Speach and Other Rights Many Countries Don't Have, Guess Who Died, and Much More...

January 23rd, 2023

1:02:16

On this episode we talk Ivan Provorov and The Philadelphia Flyers LGBTQ Pride Night, Gilligan's Island, Finish the Quote, Guess Who Died, Jerry Blavat, David Crosby, and much more.

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Finding Strength and Faith Through Adversity at Ridley Lake

January 19th, 2023

15:17

An old episode I did many years ago, just as relevant then as it is today.

Surrendering to God, Overcoming Adversity, Personal Journal, Ridley Lake

Episode 40: (No Music Version) What if Elvis Sang Like Elmer Fudd? Metal Drilled from Bink's Eyeball, and Never Call in a False Alarm Especially if you Have a Very Distinct Speech Impediment.

January 10th, 2023

56:11

What if Elvis Sang Like Elmer Fudd?

That time Bink had metal drilled from his eyeball.

Bobs childhood friend calls in a serious threat and gets in big trouble. He was caught because he happened to have had a very …

Getting Out of a Funk with Steely Dan (No Music)

January 9th, 2023

12:37

On this episode we discuss the band, Steely Dan, their origins, and how I personally utilize music to get me out of 'The Funk' when the funk happens! 

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Bonus Episode: Damar Hamlin, Life Quotes, The Way of the Warrior.

January 4th, 2023

55:11

On this episode we talk about the Damar Hamlin incident on Monday Night Football, Famous Quotes and how they can pertain to our lives today, Adapting the 'Way of the Warrior' Grasshopper-like mindset when confronting …

Episode 39: Happy New Year (No Music)

January 1st, 2023

1:28:56

On this episode we talk New Year's resolutions, Attempting Black Diamond ski runs, what if babies were born with the ability to speak perfectly, …

Can You Name These Songs? (No Music Included)

December 27th, 2022

32:36

On this episode one of us reads the lyrics or hums the song and we do our best to guess what song he's got for us!

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Twas The Night Before Christmas

December 23rd, 2022

3:47

"Twas The Night Before Christmas' poem as read by Tony, from Finding Subjects Podcast first published in the Troy Sentinel Newspaper, on December 23, 1823, 199 years ago today!

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We Accept the Relationships We Think We Deserve

December 20th, 2022

29:39

Friendship is a great thing. In this episode we talk about having and appreciating friends, and how we sometimes settle for relationships we think we deserve!

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Episode 38: Getting 'Jacked Up' by Nuns in Grade School and Many Other Great Subjects. (No Music Version)

December 19th, 2022

1:32:05

Today's Subjects: Getting jacked up by teachers and nuns in grade school, cigarette off brands, buying kegs when underage, grade school, switching …

Today's Quickie: If Someone Really Wanted To, They Would!

December 16th, 2022

6:12

On today's 'QUICKIE'...we talk about if someone actually wanted to do (insert situation) they would...and how to better understand that sentence...

Today's Quickie: If Someone Really Wanted To, They Would!

December 16th, 2022

6:21

On today's 'QUICKIE'...we talk about if someone actually wanted to do (insert situation) they would...and how to better understand that sentence...

Breaking Down Longfellow for Some Twenty-first Century Inspiration (No Music Version)

December 15th, 2022

15:16

Today we break down the work of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's 'A Psalm of Life', to see if there's any advice in there that we can apply to our lives today.

To hear the music we play during this show please go to …

Think For Yourself (No Music Version)

December 13th, 2022

12:47

On today's episode we read something from writer Myra Viola Wilde entitled, 'Thoughts', and then we break it on down to learn from and utilize in our …

Episode 37: Are You Lonesome Tonight? (Non-Music Version)

December 12th, 2022

39:07

On this episode we talk briefly about loneliness and options for helping with that situation. 

We then make random phone calls and take song requests.

Episode 36: A Date That Will Live in Infamy

December 7th, 2022

35:41

On this episode we listen to the recording of a live broadcast via shortwave radio from Honolulu, Hawaii as it's being attacked by the Japanese, …

That Time I had Dinner with the band, 'The Who'!

November 28th, 2022

19:53

My second podcast ever recorded roughly five years ago, I tell the story of my encounter with John Entwistle, bass player of the band, The Who.

#thewho #johnentwistle #rockmusic #rockstar #rockstarstories #music …

The First Thanksgiving Letter by Edward Winslow

November 24th, 2022

5:02

In 1621, Edward Winslow, a passenger on the Mayflower wrote a letter to his best friend which documents the first Thanksgiving. 

On this episode I read the letter for you to hear. 

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Episode 35: Living Your Best Life (Non-Music Version)

November 20th, 2022

59:14

On this episode we talk about appreciating those you love and care about, then we go right into 'This Week in History', and then play 'Name This Song!"

To hear the music that goes along with this episode, please head on …

Jokes and Shout-Outs for You! (Non-Music Version)

November 18th, 2022

11:03

Today we tell stupid jokes and give shout-outs to all those consistent communicators on our Finding Subjects Facebook page. If you don't already …

Episode 34: I Think We're Alone Now (No Music Version)

November 13th, 2022

1:16:17
  • What if?
  • This Day in History
  • Guess Those Lyrics

And many more subjects we found to talk about this show...

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Talking To God

November 7th, 2022

34:11

A rebroadcast of a prior episode as we currently record upcoming episodes with Bink and Chico, enjoy this show as I talk about faith, life, death, …

Episode 33: Strange Spooky Stories Part Two with possible EVP?

November 3rd, 2022

1:09:54

On this episode we continue airing our listener stories about strange occurrences they have encountered. At the end I highlight some very strange …

Episode 32: Strange Spooky Stories Part 1

October 31st, 2022

57:08

On this episode listeners tell their ghost stories. Part One.
#ghost #ghosts #spirits #halloween #scarystories

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Thoughtful Thursday: Being Fearful of Moving Forward

October 27th, 2022

40:59

On this episode we discuss how fear can prevent us from moving forward with our life goals, and how it takes courage to overcome and get going!

#fear #Courage #Lifegoals #MovingForward #motivation 

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Episode 31: Deep Inside (No Music Version)

October 24th, 2022

1:47:49

On this episode Bink and Tony go deep inside the mind and converse about Halloween memories gone by, inflation, unusual breakfast items found in a church sanctuary, when the word 'hate' is appropriate to use and …

Thursdays Random Thoughts (No-Music Version)

October 20th, 2022

13:10

The smell of French Toast, Bacon, Coffee, Tea, having Electricity, Indoor Plumbing, Heat, Housing, getting Free McDonalds and Paying it Forward...


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Episode 30: Those Sarcastic Sayings Our Parent's Said to Us! (Non-Music Version)

October 17th, 2022

1:31:51

Our Thirtieth Episode!! 

Remember those sarcastic saying our parents used to say to us when we were about to get in trouble?

We talk about those, …

Episode 29: Music Trivia and Name That Song on this episode of Finding Subjects.

October 10th, 2022

28:20

On this episode we talk music trivia and play 'Name That Song'.

If you would like to hear the music we talk about on this show, please head on over …

Episode 28: Grown Men Don't Cry? (No Music Version)

October 3rd, 2022

33:09

On this episode of Finding Subjects, we talk about men dealing with their emotions based on outdated and unrealistic expectations on how a man is 'supposed' to act. 

We also discuss when Sundays were set aside for …

Episode 27: Ron & Betty: A DELCO Love Story

September 29th, 2022

28:41

When Ron and Betty first met each other, the world was a completely different place. Through decades of time, their life's paths heading in completely different directions...they are brought together once …

Episode 26: Do You Speak DELCO? (No Music Version)

September 26th, 2022

45:36

On this episode we talk about the way we speak here in DELCO (Delaware County, Pennsylvania), buying penny candy in Darby, and things people do that irritate us!

For the episode with music included please go to …

Bonus Episode: Kill’em With Kindness!

September 16th, 2022

18:57

Resolving problems by utilizing a peaceful approach will work almost every time!!!

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Episode 25: Across the Universe

September 12th, 2022

45:06

(No Music Version)

On this episode we talk about things happening in Delco, 80's television shows, and trying our best to understand the meaning of something being 'boundless' or 'infinite' in regard to the universe.

To …

Today's Motivational Message

September 8th, 2022

3:54

Doing good deeds without looking for compensation or credit!

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Episode 24: (Non-Music Version) 'Eating Until You Explode!'

September 5th, 2022

38:27

On this episode we're back with music trivia, I confess to Seven Deadly Sin #5 Gluttony, and we finish up with some fitness and nutrition talk. 

For a great listening experience with the music included, get yourself a …

Thursday Mindful Moments Message: Live Your Life, NOW!

September 1st, 2022

23:37

Thinking about the NOW. Came across a statement on The Old Dog Project on Facebook talking about the NOW and living your life, and it fit exactly how I was thinking. A quick listen about your life and your choices to …

Episode 23: *Non-Music Version* On this Episode we talk Movies, Plastic Surgery, Heinz Ketchup, Relieving Yourself, Respecting Everyone's Opinions Not Just Your Own

August 29th, 2022

48:34

On this episode we talk movies, Plastic Surgery, Heinz Ketchup, Relieving Yourself when you are far from home, and Respecting Others' Opinions...especially when they differ from your own.

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Today's Motivational Message: Always Look at the Bright Side of Life...and Death

August 25th, 2022

10:11

We have a choice to succumb to the sadness of the loss of a loved one and grieve forever in that way...or...choose to remember them as they lived with their kindness, passion, humor, quirks, habits, smiling at those …

Episode 22: Physics Defying Brownies, Ordering a Cheeseburger in Swahili, Hygiene in the 1600's, Guess the Lyrics and more... (Tune into Spotify for version with music)!

August 22nd, 2022

49:52

On this episode we have a round table discussion about nothing, which always leads to something, then we play 'Guess the Lyrics' and talk about the size of our heads and my special brownies.

(Tune into Spotify for …

Episode 21: A Random Conversation in the 302 'No-Music Verison'

August 18th, 2022

20:31

A crazy day with lots of crazy news ends with a cool inspiring conversation with a very talented individual down in the 302, Delaware, USA. Sometimes …

Murr: Tribute to a Fallen Friend (Without Music)

August 3rd, 2022

22:01

Remembering a friend who lost his battle with cancer but still managed to live forever!
For music version please listen to Spotify Episode!

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Motivational Message #1 (No Music)

July 26th, 2022

10:31

A little motivation to get you through today!

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Episode 18: Conspiracy Theories, The Philadelphia Experiment, Is Elvis Still Alive? (No-Music Episode)

July 25th, 2022

42:31

In this episode we talk about two conspiracy theories:  1. The Philadelphia Experiment, where the United States Military supposedly made a U.S. warship vanish from Philadelphia Naval Shipyard only to reappear in …

Finding Subjects Podcast Bonus Episode with Special Guest hosts...Bree and Addie! (*For Music included show please listen on Spotify)

July 21st, 2022

14:37

On this episode I invited my great niece Bree and her friend Addie to take control of the show and be the guest hosts.

They talk technology, words …

Episode 17: Who Are You?

July 19th, 2022

56:53

In this episode we pose eight questions to each other to find out more about what is important to us in life, as well as posing some of these same questions to you all who listen.

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Episode 16: Stacy's Chips, Bad Music, Cheesy Movies, and Moonshine (Non-Music Version)

July 15th, 2022

1:04:38

On this episode we talk cheesy movies, movie remakes, and bad music that you can't get out of your head.

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Episode 15: That's Life

July 12th, 2022

25:39

A re-release of a show I did a few years back about getting back up after being knocked down or sidetracked in life.

To hear the music version please sign up for a free account from Spotify so you can get the entire …

Episode 14: Happy Fourth of July Day

July 4th, 2022

55:23

On this episode we poorly reenact the beginning of the Revolutionary War as we talk about the separation of the original thirteen colonies from the …

Episode 13: Influential Sports Figures of Our Time

June 28th, 2022

44:56

On this episode we talk about influential athletes both on and off the field who overcame their personal adversities to become who they were meant to be. 

#jimthorpe #Jesseowens # JackieRobinson #TedWilliams #JimAbbott …

Episode 12: One Hit Wonders Part 2 Non-Music version

June 24th, 2022

27:26

A continuation of our conversation about one hit wonders in addition to songs we had to add that are mega-hits.

Folks...for these episodes you really …

Episode 12: One Hit Wonders, The Kazoo Brothers, Part 1, no music

June 22nd, 2022

54:56

On this episode we talk One-Hit-Wonders and also listen to the "The Kazoo Brothers' who perform some of your favorites live on our show.

Don't miss this episode!

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Episode 7: Bed Bugs, Flying Cockroaches, Eating Candy and Breakfast Cereal the Correct way, Candy Jingles and much more....

June 20th, 2022

1:07:21

On this episode we talk flying cockroaches, Bed Bugs, the proper was to eat cereal and candy, figuring out the actual lyrics to the Good and Plenty Candy song, then we get to singing some Men at Work, Patti Labelle, Al …

Episode 10: Youthful Summer Memories, Sky-high Fuel Prices, Embarrassing Moments, And Bad First Dates!

June 16th, 2022

1:59:20

MATURE CONTENT IN THIS EPISODE: 

On this episode we talk about our youth and going on vacation, things we did for fun in the summer, playing jailbreak, capture, going on really bad first dates, embarrassing medical …

Episode 9: Services and Products You Shouldn't Cheap Out On

June 10th, 2022

1:45:11

Note: Mature Content Contained Within This Episode

In this episode we talk about services and products we feel shouldn't be cheeped out on. We also …

Episode 8: Heaven Help Us All

June 3rd, 2022

29:21

In this short episode we talk about how we can make a positive difference in this crazy world we live in by daring to be kind, empathetic, and understanding to each other.

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The Unexplained: This Weeks Listener Stories of the Unexplained...The Doll

May 26th, 2022

49:51

Keep the lights on when listening to this episode while we talk to Emily, and she shares a story of a ghoulish doll that seems very capable of having …

Episode 6: Stuck in The Friend Zone, Weight Loss, Cheap-Ass Spouse, Raising Children Today, Lost Your Mojo?

May 20th, 2022

1:06:35

Topics discussed on today's episode: The Dreaded Friend Zone, Our Go-to Deodorant/Anti-perspirant, Lost Libido or Mojo, Weight Loss, The Flintstones, She Likes the Bad Boys, Raising Children in Today's Crazy World, …

Episode 5: Live Like You Were Dying

May 18th, 2022

50:49


Chico, Bink, and I, sit down and talk about the soundtracks to our lives, how different songs play an important role in how we express ourselves in …

The Unexplained: 'Do You Believe in Ghosts?' with Father Matt

May 6th, 2022

43:09

On this episode I have a one on one with Father Matt, a Roman Catholic Priest, as we discuss the existence of ghosts, the ability of deceased family …

Episode 4: Growing Up Delco!

May 5th, 2022

2:02:21

On this episode Bink, Chico, and I talk about growing up in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA, better known as 'DELCO" made famous by the HBO series, Mare of Easttown, staring, Kate Winslet.

Delco, is a thing all it's …

Episode 3: Laughter is the Best Medicine

April 27th, 2022

1:21:29

On this episode, Bink, Bob, and I, talk comedians, John Candy, Chevy Chase, Bernie Mac, Dave Chapelle, Mitch Hedberg, Rosie O'Donnel, Billy Crystal, David Gervais, Rodney Dangerfield, George Carlin, Eddie Murphy, Robin …

Episode 2: Did You Know...

April 20th, 2022

1:04:47

On this episode Bink, Chico, and I, talk movies, reaching deep into our minds to dissect just why it is we like them. Funny Stuff!

#movietrivia #Greatestmovies #Moviereviews #moviepodcast 

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The Unexplained: This Week's Listener Ghost Stories

April 18th, 2022

41:16

This week's listener ghost stories from Sandy, Dan, and Ray.

Our first story, 'Melting Glass', comes from Sandy in Key West, Florida, followed by …

Episode 1: This Week in Music History Episode (WITHOUT MUSIC)

April 14th, 2022

1:16:54


To hear music included in this episode please open a FREE account at Spotify.com where you'll be able to hear the songs discussed on this show.


In this episode we welcome back prior guest, Bink, and Chico, as we sit …

The Unexplained: Messages From the Other Side, Haunted Cigar Man, Speaking Russian, The Three Deer

April 9th, 2022

1:04:03

On this episode of Finding Subjects, the listeners call in and tell their stories. We talk to Ron, Bink, and Eric as they share their stories of strange and mysterious encounters which are mysterious, hilarious, eyebrow …

The Unexplained: Your Ghost Stories

April 1st, 2022

23:45

Our weekly ghost stories and stories about the unknown from our listeners...
This week's story is from our friend Melanie as she tells us about her experience of hearing music that quite possibly emanated from beyond the …

The Unexplained: Ghost Stories

March 14th, 2022

38:26

Have you ever had something unexplainable happen to you, something so scary it made you contemplate the possibility of the existence of supernatural beings?
In this episode we ask people to share their stories of the …

The Silence Of The Night

October 18th, 2021

20:31

Can’t sleep? Me as well. So I say hello to you and talk about what’s on my mind, utilizing various modes of communication while creating content, in the silence of the night…

There Goes My Hero

November 6th, 2018

16:17

In this episode of Finding Subjects, I share a personal story I don't talk about too often, about the time I desperately needed a hero, and the last …

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