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101 minutes | May 21, 2022
Great Beers and Horrible Toes
Where's Cody? That's what Brian is trying to figure out when the episode begins. When Cody does finally arrive the guys recap their visit to "Beer Under Glass", address haters of their impromptu videos and lament having to use public transportation. Brian shares a triggering health story.Could a schedule change be in the offing?
84 minutes | May 7, 2022
Great Legs and Great Beer
Brian and Cody recap their night as fancy, black tie wearing, Gala attendees. Then the guys talk about one of their great loves, beer with Ray Stout, Executive Director of the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild to get the 411 on Beer Under Glass (May 13), upcoming beer legislation and Ray's take on the divisive pretzel necklace. There was a huge news story this week. How did the guys talk about it?
91 minutes | Apr 28, 2022
I Could Have Gone To Schaumburg
Cody's ego is in control when things start as he messes with his lighting and corrects Brian right out of the blocks. Cody gives up an update on his fight with "Johnny Law". Brian reminisces about past parking habits and his love of an app. Did Brian put his comfort ahead of children's safety? Cody took a vacation...lots happened. Cody still has an agent! Who knew? Brian and his wife hit a major milestone. The guys will be together and dolled up soon. Brian needed Cody's advice after a tech nightmare. Twitter was sold. Oh man, people are up in arms. Brian's mom is susceptible to messaging.
100 minutes | Apr 17, 2022
A Cadre of Imbeciles
The episode starts with Brian trying to get computer help from Cody. Brian has advice for people who you haven't seen n a long time. Cody is identified as a "radio personality" and id definitely NOT pro-China. Brian has a strong reaction to Cody's replacement. Cody is heading out of town and drops some K-Mart info that results in Brian breaking bad on Target. Brian gives a "Bow Tie Theater Review" of Six, then worries that he almost became a "Karen". Third graders are driving Brian insane.
103 minutes | Apr 9, 2022
Worst Foot Forward
The guys are back and celebrating their birthdays. Cody enjoyed some cultural events and Brian is concerned about seating. Cody fed the trolls. Brian went to New Orleans to feed his soul, and of course things took a turn for the worst. a humidifier stumped Cody. The saga of Cody's fight with "The Man" continues. The conversation turns to A and B list superheroes.
98 minutes | Mar 23, 2022
Dooooooch It Up!
Cody seems tired as the episode starts. His new Job has him working crazy long hours. Brian had a fourth grader swear at him in Spanish. The guys wade into the war in Ukraine. Cody questions Brian's wokeness. Brian and his wife debate the weight of Cody's son. The hounds have taken over Brian 's house. Cody gives his work email guidelines and names this episode. Why? Why not?
102 minutes | Mar 17, 2022
Bus, Car, Woof-Woof
The show starts with Brian explaining his new look thanks in part to Cody's fundraiser. During Cody's recap of the "Chi-diderod" an offhand comment leads to Cody sharing his recent run in with the law. Brian does his best to hide his incredulity while encouraging Cody to "fight the man". Cody went clubbing so Brian nad his wife took in Cody's son for an overnight visit. The reason for last week's absence is revealed.
83 minutes | Mar 4, 2022
To Shave or Not to Shave
The guys talked about a lot tonight, but it all lead up to the big auction reveal. Did people pledge more money to have Brian shave or to let him keep his 'stache. The results are in. The episode is hilarious.
85 minutes | Feb 27, 2022
A Very Special Episode
This "very special episode begins a little late as Cody comes from yoga. He tries a few different virtual backgrounds and explains that he hasn't eaten dinner so he'll be eating as the show goes on. Cody's silence and attempts to cover his face give Brian a chance to rage against a local news reporter who repeatedly mispronounced a world leader's name and how exasperated he is with lazy language. Cody shares some big news after weeks of teasing it. There is an update on fundraising and the future of Brian's facial hair. An unusual beverage is discussed and Cody explains why we don't say "THE Ukraine".
118 minutes | Feb 17, 2022
Not Going For the Gold
Guess who's back? Yep Brian and Cody return. From where? Cody shares the details of an exotic trip. The guys get into an apathetic discussion of the Winter Olympics. Brian watched the Super Bowl and tells Cody about the halftime show. Could masks be a thing of the past? The guys regail each other with their Valentine's Day romantic gestures.
123 minutes | Feb 2, 2022
What The F?
The show begins with Brian wondering why Cody is sitting in the dark and Cody sharing why his office is in disarray. There will be no big announcements from Cody this week despite several promises to the contrary. The world is ending because snow is knocking on the door and Brian had to deal with a public that was prepping for the worst. Cody casually drops an "F-Bomb". The guys delve into the Spotify debate, free speech and Cody's obsession with gaming tables. Cody's son is mesmerized by the snow thrower.
116 minutes | Jan 26, 2022
Cody Drops Some Knowledge
Baby it's cold outside. Brian unleashes on the frigid weather and his childlike wish for a "snow day". The guys wax nostalgic about snow days past. Cody's son likes/hates baths. Cody once again teases the possibility of his NFT. Brian need smore info, so Cody launches into his "Cody/Ted Talk" on NFTs. Brian discovered a one of a kind road trip attraction and can't say enough good things about it. Cody celebrated his Scottish heritage at a fancy banquet and confessed his love for a controversial food.
120 minutes | Jan 19, 2022
Cody Takes A Gong Bath
Cody starts the show with his dinner menu and his trip to Goodwill. Brian should be considered a hero for just being here. The guys debate children and the amount of screen time they should have. Brian has a short fuse during "Heads up Seven Up". Brian knows some terms Cody doesn't. Cody let his wife take him to a "Gong Bath". Free Covid tests? Cody has no idea and the guys are suffering from Pandemic fatigue.
115 minutes | Jan 16, 2022
That Is One Expensive Lap Dance
The show starts with the revelations that Cody is wearing a hat? If that news isn't big enough for you, don't worry, the guys talk about Cody hosting some virtual sessions at the Consumer Electronic Show. The key to what we do is making it look easy, but some folks can't pull it off. One of Brian's family members was hit with Covid. This leads to a discussion of the pandemic, anti-vaxxers who get Covid and whether Cody or Brian is the better human. Cody shares a $3000 dollar at a strip club story and Brian shares some of his low budget experiences with "adult dancers". Brian did some stand-up and Cody and his wife were in the audience. Cody critiques the show. Listeners give suggestions of stories they think Brian should do on stage.
122 minutes | Jan 5, 2022
New Year. Same Us.
The guys welcome in 2022 is the same way they bid adieu to 2021, by talking about a lot of different stuff. Cody is upset about his hair and being pigeon holed as a "Science Communicator". He wants to "reestablish his brand". The talk turns to "content creating", influencers and how Brian is not the target audience for any of them. Cody has a new place to hang his laundry. Cody asks Brian for advice on TV shows because "Mrs. Cody" is too smart to watch a lot of TV and fortunately that isn't the case for Brian. Then the discussion turns to movies. Brian explains why he is alone for the next two weeks.
115 minutes | Dec 23, 2021
A Christmas Visit From The Ghost Of Podcasts Past
Brian and Cody receive an early Christmas gift when they welcome back their old partner Craig. There is holiday talk, debates on making beds and...to be honest this episode covers so much you just need to listen to the whole thing. Give yourself a holiday treat of laughs with this one. (Yes, we realize how cheesy that last sentence is.)
94 minutes | Dec 14, 2021
A Grand Total of Twenty-Five Thousand Twinkle Lights
Tis the season for exterior illumination and all types of holiday decorating. Brian and Cody compare notes on all things lights and Christmas trees. Brian surprises Cody with his tree storage. Cody reveals his wife's penchant for dark trees. The guys talk about what they want for Christmas which leads Cody to proclaim that "any type of virtual reality girl is fine".
114 minutes | Nov 24, 2021
A Very Special Bourbon Barreled Episode
It's the most wonderful time of the beer year...Barrel Aged Stout season! The tradition continues as the guys welcome Mike Smith-Senior Brand Manager (Bourbon County Stout) and brewers Paul Cade and Jason Krasowski from Goose Island to talk about and sample some of this year's Bourbon County Stout variants.
93 minutes | Nov 20, 2021
Beer and Bourbon Street
The episode begins with some sad news from Cody and Brian trying to explain his aversion to offering sympathy. Cody recounts his visit to New Orleans. Brian went Barrel Aged beer crazy at a festival.
114 minutes | Nov 10, 2021
Everything Is Awful
The boys are in rare form. Cody starts the episode having more studio challenges. There's a new segment on the show called "What Cody Heard". Brian calls out Cody for an indefensible act. Brian is already tired of the holidays which leads to a return of "Socially Conscious Cody" and one of his trademark rants. The guys shared some beers and Brian once again enjoyed the company of Cody's son...not in a creepy way. Brian weeps for the future based on a disturbing new study. The show wraps up with a discussion of one of the largest pyramids in the country.
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