84 minutes | May 28, 2021
Ep. 18 - My pal Beaux from bowling league joins me to talk all things LGBTQ PLUS after we talk tigers loose in Houston, fauci backtracks, republicans are hypocrites too
(01:53 - 06:45) - Law Dog leads off the show by taking the people into a recap of last night's final league bowling match between his Funky Fingers and Beaux's Sloppy Bowl Jobs. Accusations of cheating, strategic alcohol assault, it all went down. The controversy was aplenty during the match and LD calls his team to check in on their hangovers and gives his guest a chance to defend himself before the interview after accidentally calling the wrong Beau in his phone. (06:46 - 55:10) - Law Dog sits down with his guest Beaux Broach, a non-practicing attorney who also happens to be gay - to have an honest conversation about what's going on in the gay community. We take a look at Beaux's past and present, how and why people in the community are still commonly misunderstood, and what the future of the LGBTQ movement holds for America. (55:11 - 60:23) Law Dog calls in Corporate Coyote to HR to apologize for an errant potentially homophobic slur on a previous episode (60:24 - 63:05) We briefly recap the @boylecomedy interview (63:06 - 65:20) THERE ARE WILD TIGERS RUNNING AMUCK IN H TOWN (65:21 - 79:03) Dr. Fauci and the narrative are on the ropes and so is every Biden voter (unless they make enough money to just virtue signal) (79:04 - 82:41) Republicans being controlled opposition makes them equally fallible to hypocrisy, but will they ever see it? Also be sure to check out my friend Jack Whyte's new podcast Y'all Are Gay and his journey about coming out at a small baptist college in Waco, Texas. We are back on June 11. Please subscribe like rate and review and follow us fact-checking the fact-checkers on Instagram @txlawdog and visit our website to drop a message on the Law Dog hotline.
65 minutes | May 21, 2021
Ep. 17 - PART TWO of our interview with comedian David Boyle @boylecomedy - South American benders, k holes, tigers, and bears oh my!
(00:01 - 08:16) - Law Dog kicks off the show talking about what's coming up for the show the next few weeks. Australian comedian David Boyle @boylecomedy joins us all the way from India for PART TWO of his interview. PART ONE was Episode 16 - listen to that first. Then 15, 14, 13, 12, etc. Listen to all of them. (08:17 - 18:05) We start by really getting to know Boyle as a former drunken crane operator in Australia eventually leading him to comedy (18:06 - 25:53) The new hire HR fact-checker Corporate Coyote may have earned himself a trip to HR with a recent sobriety slip-up and what he's learned from it (25:54 - 37:10) Boyle takes us on his former drug-filled days across South America and the states (37:11 - 53:36) The boys talk ketamine, k-holes, and an assortment of fucked up benders that led to physical pain (53:37 - 64:50) Law Dog inquires about Boyle's 250 rupee fine he received for not wearing a mask in his car, Indian witch-doctor healing, and a few other fun questions to close it out! Check out @boylecomedy on Instagram and his podcast I'm Quitting Alcohol. He also just started a Patreon, we highly recommend the second tier so you can watch him be interrogated by police while on mushrooms AND hungover. Please subscribe like rate and review and follow us following the fact-checkers on Instagram @txlawdog and visit our website to drop a message on the Law Dog hotline.
60 minutes | May 18, 2021
Ep. 16 - Displaced Australian comedian David Boyle @boylecomedy joins the show from Bangalore India
(00:01 - 25:34) Law Dog kicks off the show by bringing in his own HR fact-checker to go over some non-misinformation Law Dog accidentally posted on Instagram of President Biden "comforting" his grandson. We investigate what's what with the fact-checkers first. (25:35 - 27:52) Law Dog is in search of a sprightly young producer (27:53 - 32:20) Law Dog and Corporate Coyote talk about what 'comedy' looks like in 2021 (32:21 - 33:48) Law Dog weighs in on why you should hide your Newports from the cops and why he should be the mouthpiece for BLM (33:54 - 54:31) Australian comedian David Boyle @boylecomedy joins the show for PART ONE of his interview all the way from Bangalore, India to discuss all things drugs, covid, tigers, and drinking dirty river water (54:32 - 59:30) Law Dog wraps up part one of the Boyle interview with a few parting words on the new CDC guidelines and what we should all do with them PART TWO with Boyle (Episode 17) drops on Friday, May 21 at noon CST. Check him out @boylecomedy and his podcast I'm Quitting Alcohol. Please subscribe like rate and review @txlawdog and visit our website to drop a message on the Law Dog hotline.
72 minutes | Apr 30, 2021
Ep. 15 - Co-founder Jason Bassler of @thefreethoughtproject & @policingthepolice joins Law Dog to discuss police reform, society in 2021
(01:40 - 58:55) We are so excited that @jasonbassler, co-founder of the @thefreethoughtproject & @policingthepolice, joined us for a fun hour of conversation about police reform, bad American policy, good ideas to undo that policy, and so much more! (59:00 - 72:21) Law Dog leaves the people with a few words about empathy, fear, censorship, and future plans for the show
56 minutes | Apr 16, 2021
Ep. 14 - Law Dog and true crime "expert" CeCe cover the Dante Wright shooting & policing topics
This was recorded on Tuesday April 13, 2021 and new information has come to light that wasn't mentioned here. (00:01-10:49) - Law Dog introduces guest and true crime “expert”, Cece, and explores her world (10:50 - 18:50) - We briefly discuss law enforcement training and how it may play into a shooting of an unarmed suspect (18:55- 25:25) - We go over the audio from body camera footage of Officer Kim Potter, & breakdown the video and shooting of Daunte Wright, & explore why there so much incompetence in our justice system (25:30- 40:27) - Was this an act of racism? Has this happened before? Law Dog discusses the shooting of Oscar Grant and breaks down involuntary and voluntary manslaughter versus murder versus criminally negligent homicide. Law Dog talks about what charges he think will be brought once or if Kim Potter is charged (40:33-50:27) - What is a mass shooting? How are these charges presented? Was there anyone in the car during the shooting of Daunte Wright? What questions would the Law Dog ask Kim Potter as her legal representation? Updates on some great interviews we have coming up for the show. Does securing legal representation before being charged make you look guilty? (50:36- 56:00)- We wrap up with common sense tactics to follow during a traffic stop.
69 minutes | Apr 10, 2021
Ep. 13 - CONSPIRACY THEORISTS MUST BE STOPPED!
Lucky Number 13! (00:01 - 11:04) Law Dog and Azeem are back to discuss all things comedic about the world and remind you that this is and always has been a comedy podcast - not a legal podcast! HA! (11:05 - 19:34) Law Dog tells you to update your ioS for the new passport and to just accept it as inevitable already (19:35 - 30:10) Law Dog tells jokes about a little thing called the Overton window (30:11 - 35:12) Law Dog calls on his intelligence agency listeners to provide their feedback on the show (35:13 - 37:39) Law Dog calls on Dave Portnoy and Barstool to start his own Instagram platform (37:40 - 48:25) All conspiracy theorists must be stopped from spreading disinformation! (48:26 - 53:05) We talk HIPAA (53:06 - 68:47) Law Dog closes it out by talking GOD and the LAW, Republican hypocrisy, and whether he believes the pawns will have the kings at the end of all of this
166 minutes | Mar 19, 2021
Ep.12 - Law Dog talks ADDICTION with Hunter S. Biden (not that one)
Episode 12 is a little different, I am joined by a very special guest to talk about all things addiction. We delve into our own anonymous pasts with a multitude of stories, lessons, advice, and discuss a few current topics going on around the world. This is not one for the kids and contains some dark material. If you or a loved one is struggling with drugs and/or alcohol you can call a 24/7 helpline @ 1-800-662-HELP. The National Suicide Prevention hotline is 1-800-273-8255.
131 minutes | Mar 12, 2021
Ep. 11 - Law Dog lost power last month and is happy Greg Abbott got an award for wind power the week before; Landlord Tenant attorney Matt Wideman joins me to discuss how YOU can protect yourself from eviction from evil landlords and other fun topics!
(00:01 - 04:28) - Law Dog & Azeem catch up since the power hiatus and rundown the show, which includes: (04:29 - 13:46) Akash SURVIVED the c0vid and rejoins us alive and well! We caught up over lunch recently and briefly talk about latest news re: the forbidden topic and why Catholics should avoid baby powder made by J&J (13:47 - 26:34) Law Dog talks failure of power, why he hates Greg Abbott for accepting an award for wind power a week before stupidly blaming them for the grid going out, how it ties into dark Texas money in old-guard Republican politics, & why we should all split our votes in 2022 - find someone you disagree with and pledge to vote for a third-party candidate. (26:35 - 38:38) Law Dog talks about how proud he is of the Biden administration for getting Xr. Potato Head gender-neutral and his other myriad of accomplishments to bomb.. er.. boot so far! We also fairly dog on Ted Cruz for going full Alien on spring breakers on us while we all froze… AND Akash opens his Christmas gift from law dog in March (hint: it's the cover art for this episode) (38:39 - 128:51) - Landlord/Tenant Attorney Matt Wideman joins us all the way from St. Louis, Missouri to discuss how tenants can protect themselves during these trying times.We discuss a myriad of topics and tangents, including Matt's many encounters with Nelly growing up, a little civil war history, practicing law during the pandemic, and some great common-sense advice to follow so that you can avoid potential squabbles with your landlord! (LEGAL DISCLAIMER: Matt does not endorse, support, or approve of ANY of the content or material contained in this show outside of his own statements in this interview - for obvious reasons.) (128:52 - 130:58) - Law Dog closes the show with a little personal note and what to expect coming up
89 minutes | Feb 9, 2021
Ep. 10 - Law Dog Invades Gamestop to no avail; criminal defense attorney & good friend Hugh Brasher joins me in studio
(01:52) - (21:09) Law Dog & Azeem kick off double-digit episodes with Law Dog repping GAMESTOP HOLDERS EVERYWHERE as they discuss their failed Gamestop/Gamestonk invasion and quest for truth which leads us to…. Law dog learning his favorite mall food restaurant Sarku Japan was forever closed - which may have been sadder than him and Azeem being immediately shut down by local mall enforcement. That brings us into a broader discussion of the entire wallstreetbets vs. evil hedge funds saga and the broader implications thereof. (21:10) - (36:11) Law Dog & Azeem face an unhappy mall security officer outside of the Gamestop at the mall. They discuss being shut down and heading to a second Gamestop location, which was, you guessed it: closed. Retail is dead people. Law Dog was lucky enough to catch one lady and her two sons trying to shop @ the closed Gamestop & she was nice enough to speak with us, which... inevitably leads LD into a fun little rant about the media manipulating us and the need for everyone with ten million dollars or less to unite (be sure to skip 31:00 - 36:11) (36:12) - (89:05) We welcome again for the first time second guest and Houston criminal defense attorney HUGH BRASHER @criminaldefenseattorney (brasherlawoffice.com) Hugh was kind enough to join Law Dog in the studio aka living room for a fireside chat wherein they discuss practicing law during Covid, some fun conspir@cies wherein Law Dog defends his belief in Merpeople much to Hugh's chagrin, pointless law school courses, Law dog's dogs, & we discuss why Joe Exotic may have been wrongfully denied a presidential pardon and righfully suited to lead the party of the man who denied him. (LEGAL DISCLAIMER: Hugh does not endorse, support, or approve of ANY of the content or material contained in this show outside of this interview - for obvious reasons.)
81 minutes | Jan 13, 2021
Ep. 9 - Will 2021 have us begging for 2020 back? You decide.
Law Dog & Azeem discuss the country's affairs a day before the insurrection at the capitol - the message remained poignant despite the lack of that information and we hope you enjoy the discussion.
53 minutes | Dec 18, 2020
Ep. 8 - Do new Texas police officers require less training than your hairdresser?
Join the Texas Law Dog and his first-ever intern on the show for episode 8. We go over TCOLE (Texas Commission on Law Enforcement), touch on some other topics, and introduce our first (and maybe last?) community project! (0:49-09:07) Law Dog introduces his intern Azeem for his very first time on the show, and asks a very simple question of "what do you think of women's rights?" find out his intern's response. We bring in the topic of TCOLE and how easy it is to join the police law enforcement. We ask... is it really harder becoming a cosmetologist than a police officer? We take a sneak peak at some cool data records of police officers you probably haven't seen before. (14:06-24:44) The Law Dog shifts gears into how the government does play a huge role in our lives but is it actually being run properly. Does your government care about you? Do we need to see through the holy "dollar"? (24:45- 38:15) Coming back to the topic of TCOLE by introducing Training Day, the Law Dog goes more in depth about the law enforcement in Texas and in many other states - do they really allow cops who are fired to rejoin the force again in a different department or county? (38:16-52:38) Law Dog is going to take a stab into community advocacy for the first time, lets see if we can accomplish this little challenge. Intern discusses his first car crash, Law Dog shows off his new Dwight Schrute Mask to influence viewers and listeners to wear their masks!!! We wrap it up with another piece of advice that you wouldn't want to miss out on. email@example.com https://www.txlawdog.com @txlawdog on instagram
75 minutes | Dec 11, 2020
Ep. 7 - Law Dog gives a master class on why you should always #JSTFU when talking to the police
(00:01 - 04:41) - Law Dog & Akash open the show with bows and toes - they do not believe in hazing new interns in any way (04:42 - 75:14) - Law Dog delivers a master class on DWI investigations and provides invaluable information on how police are trained. This is a full on TED talk people - you don't want to miss this one. We break down everything from when the officer pulls you over to strapping you down to a chair to take your blood (legally)! We talk about how sober people can't do field sobriety tests and why you shouldn't try them after a few drinks on a dark bendy road. We talk about the differences between the Intoxilyzer 5000 versus the fancy new 9000 and what that means for your case. Is it illegal in Texas to DRINK. DRIVE. GET PULLED OVER.? We investigate the actual law. We give you the five basic rules to follow when you get pulled over and you're not exactly sober.
30 minutes | Dec 4, 2020
Ep. 6 - Frame Toby & Law Dog Takes Another Crazy Case to Trial
EPISODE 6 SHOW NOTES - short episode this week! (00:00 - 17:44) - Join Law Dog & Akash as they break down the Frame Toby episode of the Office (Season 5, Episode 9) and what not to do when confronted by the police with drugs on your person (17:45 - 23:03) - Law Dog recalls a previous case wherein his client was hit over the head with a shovel and they charged him with assault. Not up in here! (23:04 - 30:59) - Law Dog briefly touches on why the middle class is probably forever fucked no matter who is President
64 minutes | Nov 24, 2020
Ep. 5 - mixed bag show! We got crazy law school stories, why you shouldn’t buy the ps5, getting caught up in crazy courthouse politics, et al
Episode 5 Show Notes: (00:54) - (07:03) - Law Dog opens the show by discussing the show, feedback, and late 90's Sega Genesis nostalgia (07:04) - (13:30) - Law Dog tells a story from law school about learning “the law” versus learning the practicalities of “practicing” law (13:33) - (20:49) - Law Dog recalls getting caught up in the world of courthouse politics during a DWI trial a few years ago (20:50) - (25:15) - Law Dog tells you what it means to be “on the record” in a court case (25:15) - (34:05) - Law Dog discusses the tried and true methods of Houston trial attorney Rusty Hardin and how lawyers try to get juries to see their cases (34:06) - (38:50) - Law Dog discusses subjective versus objective evidence in a court case, elected judges, and how do people handle power? (38:51) - (47:10) - Law Dog touches on the future of policing and why robots should not be the answer. How do we achieve police reform in 2020? (47:11) - (54:21) - STFU WHEN YOU TALK TO THE PO. Law Dog runs down how to interact with the police in your home and your car (54:22) - (1:02:01) - We close out the show telling you to prepare for the upcoming cyber-attack and to back up your data! Next week we will discuss the frame toby episode of The Office! Please like, rate, review, and subscribe! txlawdog.com
88 minutes | Nov 17, 2020
Ep. 4 - Law Dog introduces HCCLA President Mark Thiessen (aka Mr. NOT GUILTY) + Akash & I talk election, addiction, & music
Join Law Dog and his first guest: triple board certified & 7 time Texas SuperLawyer - Mark Thiessen @thiessenlawfirm (LEGAL DISCLAIMER: Mark does not endorse, support, or approve of ANY of the content or material contained in this show outside of this interview.) - for obvious reasons BECAUSEEEE we talk topical topics on our first two segments. Skip to the interview if you hate the news! (0:50 - 21:12) Law Dog kicks off the show asking if Akash is up to date on his v@ccinations. He contemplates a possible solution to deal with pesky political neighbors who insist on supporting tribalism and in the process (maybe sarcastically, maybe not - this is America - you get to believe whatever you want for now) proposes military intervention to solve the v@ccine "debate" simultaneously. (21:13 - 34:11) We shift gears into a brief election discussion about 2020 and how Law Dog is more of an expert than you thanks to the one class he took in law school. He wonders whether the citizenry should prepare themselves for a SCOTUS dusty finish? (34:12 - 62:15) SEVEN TIME TEXAS SUPERLAWYER MARK THIESSEN JOINS US FOR AN INTERVIEW. Mark talks practicing criminal defense in Texas, successful routes to picking a winning jury, COVID-19 conditions for Houston trial lawyers, a funny prostitution case Mark had once, and police reform! (LEGAL DISCLAIMER: Mark does not endorse, support, or approve of ANY of the content or material contained in this show outside of this interview.) Sorry for the loud audio on this as well - we will get that cleaned up! (62:20 - 88:12) Finally, Law Dog talks about struggling with addiction during the pandemic as well as his passion outside of law: music. Is taking a stab in the music business changing his life? Will his inspiring words encourage you to believe he is either insane or completely sane? Are we all still Americans? Depends on your reality! Please subscribe, like, rate, & review! firstname.lastname@example.org txlawdog.com @txlawdog on instagram Covid & Corrections: A Profile of Covid Deaths in Custody Free Nonviolent Communication Audiobook You Squared
67 minutes | Nov 10, 2020
Ep. 3: Stop Gaslighting People Who Don't Agree With You
Join the ever rambunctious Texas Law Dog as he explores how to manage the people in your life that don't agree with you (and divulges his secrets on how to pick a winning jury - with the law dog meme hour!) Show Breakdown: (0:50 - 4:00) Intro (4:01 - 10:13) Phone Notes Segment - Ditch daylight savings time? - Are we a True Crime podcast? - Watch Netflix show Wilderness of Error on Hulu - Trump caravan almost killed me - Is my producer ignoring me? (10:14 - 25:40) YOU GOTTA FIGHT.. for your right.. TO GO TO JAIL FOR YOUR CLIENT? - Law Dog explains the perils of potentially trying a case during Covid-19 in a big Texas county (25:41 - 55:40) LAW DOG MEME HOUR - Law Dog explains how people's attentions spans are so short that it's much easier to use memes to select potential jurors in 2020 (55:41 - END) SHOW WRAP UP - make memes making fun of the law dog - please rate review and subscribe! - follow us on @txlawdog on Instagram!
79 minutes | Nov 3, 2020
Ep. 2: Law Dog Fixes America
Join Law Dog as he explores the real reasons why American system is so broken and what we as a people need to do to fix it
48 minutes | Oct 31, 2020
Ep. 1: Pilot
The one and only Texas Law Dog brings you first hand insights from the other side of your criminal justice system! In this episode we get a brief glimpse into the life of the Texas Law Dog - from defending crazy alleged criminals in law school to running a small business in America in 2020. Join us each week as we explore the seedy underworld of the legal system you won't see or hear about on Netflix or any other podcast.