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If You're Like Me
38 minutes | Aug 5, 2021
Printers are evil
Printers: they look harmless but within them lies misery, pain, suffering, and loss of money. On today's episode, we discuss why printers are evil. Other topics discussed this week: The top Bob's of all time Rome's "adopted family" Rome rants about Marvel's reboot of Squadron Supreme Loki gator Geronimo goes to puppy school Remembering Richard Donner Rome misses his Mountain Dew pager
37 minutes | Jul 17, 2021
Rome reacts to Alles Gute zum Geburtstag
Welcome to If You're Like Me for July 17, 2021. In today's episode: Golden retrievers Rome gets a percolator John Green's The Anthropocene Reviewed Remembering Phil Collins Cannon: the killer on the hill Happy birthday Heath Florkey Thanks for listening!
50 minutes | Apr 4, 2021
We are the leading Blue Ridge podcast
We are back from a ten-month hiatus. Over the past year, there has been much change in our lives. One of the big changes is that we are now neighbors in beautiful Blue Ridge South Carolina. Topics discussed in today's episode; Working from home (still) Joel's new house The workshop Puppy update Going to the dump Rome's trip to the Superman Museum If Superman was from Paducah Kentucky Klaatu Magenta does not exist Thank you for listening!
21 minutes | May 31, 2020
How to eat an apple
This week on "If You're Like Me" Joel talks about his approach to eating apples, and why there really is no apple core. Other topics: being on call late at night, The Price is Right, getting people to pay to make their own food, wearing masks, and the Ninja "Rich Brew" mix.
48 minutes | May 24, 2020
Award-winning Rome and Flame Weeding
Welcome to another episode of If You're Like Me. On this thrill packed episode, Rome announces his new award for general awesomeness (or at least many years of participation). Also, Joel has discovered a great way to make lawncare more fun: using fire. Other topics in this week's episode: When they make a movie about Covid pandemic Missed business opportunities and technologies that they should bring back Mannix marathon Fun with webcams on work meetings Salute to Mr. Coffee and interesting facts about what drip coffee makers have to do with geysers Jungle Jim's International Market in Cincinnati OH, and their amazing restrooms Santo Stay safe during your social distancing, and thank you for listening.
43 minutes | May 4, 2020
"An internal monologue, also called self-talk, inner speech, inner discourse or internal discourse, is a person's inner voice which provides a running verbal monologue of thoughts while they are conscious." Do you have an internal monologue? Rome Maynard does, and the voice in his head makes sarcastic comments that he sometimes cannot repeat. Joel doesn't think he has an internal monologue, at least not every day. We also discuss typewriter, assembling furniture from boxes, and dressing for success when working from home.
33 minutes | Mar 22, 2020
Social distancing and the Andromeda Strain (1971)
We are social distancing at If You're Like Me, but that's ok, we've been socially distancing and not watching sports for years. On today's episode we talk about how life has changed under covid-19, working from home, and the death of Kenny Rogers. We also watch the 1971 classic The Andromeda Strain, directed by Robert Wise. You can watch it with us--just pause the podcast and restart it after the movie is done. We hope everybody stays safe in these unusual times. Thanks for listening.
37 minutes | Feb 15, 2020
Ahoy, it's Smallcreep's Day
Today Rome is excited because it is Smallcreep's Day, a holiday that, as far as our researchers could determine, is only celebrated at Rome's house. Listen to find out more about what Smallcreep's Day is, and why you should join the celebration. Other topics: Goodbye hello, hello ahoy Leap year Why every four years is not leap year Ken's dealer Text etiquette Phil Collins update Kirk Douglas The War Wagon
42 minutes | Jan 18, 2020
I am Lindstorm!
It's 2020 and season 2 of If You're Like Me! as we get ready to start our sixth year of podcasting, we catch up on what has been happening since last season: Joel's new name Rome goes to the ballet Ken Jennings wins the Jeopardy! Greatest of All Time tournament New coffee making system Short haircuts Mute yourself during conference calls
65 minutes | Dec 7, 2019
Disney+ and whimsy with Shawn and Jim
Filling in for Rome Maynard this week are Shawn Tabor and Jim Lomas, and this week we are all about Disney+. If you aren't watching the Mandalorian, you should be, and we talk about some of the other great discoveries we have made of the content on Disney+. Other topics discussed in this episode: Suspension of disbelief when watching biopics Whimsy, and why Joel is lacking it Christmas movies, and Shawn's rules for when you can view them Is Iron Man 3 a Christmas movie? What is on our Spotify top songs of 2019 playlists
51 minutes | Oct 26, 2019
50 years of Rome
This is a very special episode of if You're Like Me, as it is Rome's 50th birthday and Halloween. We have all of our favorites, including circus peanuts, candy corn, and internationally renowned safety expert Scott Barr. Topics in this episode: Safety Quality Halloween costumes Enneagram Personal Kanban Toy robots Green tea Coffee What happens if you don't eat your Halloween candy in a timely manner
57 minutes | Sep 22, 2019
101: Batman Day 2019
Rome Maynard and Joel Lindstrom celebrate Batman Day 2019. Topics discussed: What is Batman Day? If Batman was really 80 years old "How To" by Randall Munroe Chattanooga Tn Obsolete technology Moving furniture
34 minutes | Aug 11, 2019
100 times like me
It's our 100th episode. Time to celebrate with some deluxe circus peanuts. Topics in this episode: What's changed in five years This Michigan/Ohio war of 1835 Rome's trip to Ohucky Instant coffee Raccoons Educational planetarium displays Thank you for listening--enjoy the next 100 episodes.
47 minutes | Jul 28, 2019
If You're Like 99
In today's episode, Rome Maynard and Joel Lindstrom seek deeper meaning in inspiring others, songs about African precipitation, and look for subliminal messages in Slim Whitman music. Topics in today's episode: Inspirational pep talks Bad career advice You can be whatever you want* Karaoke night Africa by Toto Pooch selfie Celebrity death Blade Runner Bruce Lee Harry O David Janssen Murderous blimps Iconic theme songs Llac Evol Naidni
15 minutes | Jun 6, 2019
Episode 98: A new level of friendship
In this episode: Iced coffee dogs birds new levels of friendship Christmas in June Godzilla King of the Monsters
31 minutes | May 19, 2019
Episode 97: Surrounded by junk
In today's episode, Rome and Joel bemoan how we are surrounded by endless storage units and strip malls. Other exciting topics discussed in today's episode: Coffee update Joel gives Rome a new record Name popularity Notable deaths Grumpy cat Airplane etiquette Joel ends his boycott of Funko
14 minutes | May 10, 2019
Take me home, country Rome
This week's episode is a musical roadtrip: Rome goes to a John Denver impersonator concert Joel goes to see the Rocky statue Falsetto singers Death of Peter Mayhew
30 minutes | May 4, 2019
Jeopardy James, Avengers Endgame, and Spoilers
In this spoiler free episode, Joel and Rome discuss: Listener feedback Rome's trip to Charleston Why does Rome visit cemeteries on vacation? Jeopardy James' winning streak Spoilers are good Plus Shawn Tabor gives a spoiler free review of Avengers Endgame.
30 minutes | Apr 21, 2019
Roadside attractions and Frank Cannon
It's a busy week on If You're Like Me as Rome Maynard and Joel Lindstrom discuss: Preparation for Cannon night Farm Boy Nero Wolf Lonesome Dove Lee Horsley Are we over-exposed to Star Wars? Review of weird roadside attractions in the state of Minnesota Small town life Creepy child statues at the Greenville Spartanburg Airport The new Twilight Zone Alfred Hitchcock Presents The man from the south The Glass Eye
19 minutes | Apr 14, 2019
Coffee and Star Wars
Welcome to a caffeinated episode of "If You're Like Me." This week special guests Shawn and Nick give us a live update from the Star Wars Celebration Chicago: Coffee Coffee snobs Black holes slapkirk.com Star Wars celebration Galaxy's Edge update Breakdown of the Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker trailer
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