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The J2 Podcast - Rhode Island's Social Podcast
107 minutes | May 21, 2020
COVID CONSPIRACIES, FACEBOOK CENSORSHIPS, LEBRON VS JORDAN AND MORE!
The boys hosted a live, open forum podcast which let fans jump in and weigh in on some discussion. Josh and drew discuss how as they were streaming live, the measures that facebook was taking to censor their stream and stop them from promoting their message. They talk about what's really going on regarding these government shut downs, what mandates are necessary, and what executive orders seem like hodgepodge. Of course, they couldn't complete the podcast without discussing ESPN's The Last Dance and putting a cap on the Lebron VS Jordan debate. All this and much more!
80 minutes | May 13, 2020
Government Salary caps, New England hip hop, Amazon running USPS and more!
The boys are joined by Drew’s good friend Dominic Polselli. A local hip hop artist who’s got an interesting take on the economic structure of America. Should there be a cap on Income? Should the government be able to STOP someone from making more than a certain amount? Tune in to hear the juicy details! Catch some of Dominic’s music here: https://soundcloud.com/dominic-polselli/tracks
61 minutes | May 5, 2020
Episode 29- QUARANTINE SPECIAL
Amidst the global lock down of the Covid-19 pandemic, Josh and Drew take their podcast virtual. The discussion starts with how everybody is adjusting to life during this crisis. The UFC is still determined to host some live events, is this good or bad? The boys also touch base on the captivating documentary about Michael Jordan and the ESPN documentary "The Last Dance" and how significant a role Jordan and the Jordan brand played in shaping today's urban culture. This and much more sh*t talking, come join in!
98 minutes | Mar 16, 2020
Episode 28 - Sex Life Sundays w/ Sada Velasquez
MAN DOWN! Our beloved Drew was a bit under the weather, but top fan Mike Otten was happy to fill in and co host. The guys welcome Sada Velasquez of In Your Skin Studio. In Your Skin Studio offers a variety of dance classes and groups which include pole dancing, yoga, and their exclusive "SEX LIFE SUNDAYS" class, and MUCH MORE! Sada shares her story of how the studio came to be, an inside look at some of her classes, and the reason why she now hosts a Women's Self Defense Class. Although this episode is full of fun, sexy vibes, it does kick off with a dark look at the reality of a dangerous attack that Sada survived. Later, we get to hear Sadas thoughts on the popular and scary Covid-19 virus, and lets us know just how creepy democratic front runner Joe Biden is.
131 minutes | Mar 1, 2020
Episode 27 - "Can a WOMAN lead men?" w/ 2 Stupid Dawg's Phreddy JB
Women in control? These 3 go back and forth on how men react to women in leadership positions, and if the country will see a female president any time soon. The team welcomes one of our favorite guests, Phreddy JB of the hilarious 2 Stupid Dawg's Podcast! The guys share their thoughts on the big scare everyone is talking about - COVID-19 aka the Coronavirus. They also share an interesting perspective on parenting styles related to kid's mental health, and a relation between that and single parent households. Phreddy brings comedic value even when discussing the sexuality of Aaron Hernandez, and whether or not he even believes it! Is being just "Prison Gay" a real thing? The guys tiptoe the line on this one and you should hear it for yourself! The guys discuss whether or not there is a possibility of someone's environment having an influence on their sexuality. And is today's media, specifically Netflix, trying to push this agenda. The boys weigh in on Dwyane Wade's decision to allow his 12 year old to transition from a young man to a young woman. The further discuss how this relates to bullying, and our personal thoughts on the subject itself. As a man, does being with a transgender woman make you gay? As ignorant as it may sound, the guys had some interesting perspectives on this one. Also, if you are transgender, should you be obligated to someone that you are being intimate with? AND MUCH MORE!
61 minutes | Feb 24, 2020
60 minutes of non stop laughter. This is considered a bonus episode because originally, it was not scheduled to be released. The team decided to give the people what they want! ENJOY!
85 minutes | Feb 16, 2020
Episode 25- WE'RE BACK!! .... but, where is the other host guy?!
The J2 Podcast returns with some shit talking at it's finest. We take a dive in to what happened to our beloved co- host Jay, and shed some light on the newest addition to the team: DREW. New host, new studio, and our man Ant handling the behind the scenes gadgets to keep everything looking and sounding amazing. Of course we had to dabble in a few hot topics like the death of Kobe Bryant and his prior allegations, and some unfortunate comments that have been made on the situation. Happy 15th birthday to THE OFFICE. The rise and fall of Andrew Yang as a presidential candidate. It's good to be back!
94 minutes | Jun 19, 2019
#24 - Healing, Chakras & Aliens w/ Ashley V of Ascension NXT
On this episode of the J2 Podcast, Josh and Jay are joined by Ashley V of Ascension Nxt. Ascension Nxt is a "tribe of healers and artisans who have come together to help people connect with their intuitive abilities and souls mission", based in East Greenwich, RI. Listen to this episode to learn about Reiki, Angel Cards, Tarot Cards, Healing, Spiritual Purpose, Energy Fields, Chakras and more. Even learn about a first hand alien abduction! Expand your mind and horizons with this can't miss episode! For more information about Ashley V and Ascension Nxt, please visit their website at: https://www.ascensionnxt.com 👕 Grab some J2 Swag/Gear @ https://bit.ly/2SOBndh
148 minutes | Jun 11, 2019
#23 - The 5 Keys to Success w/ Jay Gotra
Jay "The Goat" Gotra is the CEO of Alliance Security. Husband, Father and Motivational Speaker. He joins the boys to share his story of emigrating to the US at as a young man and building a multi million dollar business out of an apartment. He’s even kind enough to share his proven habits of creating wealth, success in business and how to maintain a happy home. As usual, the boys know how to have fun with it. 👕 Grab some J2 Swag/Gear @ https://bit.ly/2SOBndh 👍 Be sure to hit that subscribe button to catch all of our nonsense!
80 minutes | May 23, 2019
#22 - Hooters, Obamacare & Cheeto Throwing w/ Brittnie Kristine
For this episode, Josh and Jay welcome their good friend Brittnie Kristine to the podcast. This wild conversation starts with Brittnie talking about working at Hooters, her experience with Obamacare, living in Florida and more.. it then turns into a wild debate about politics, political views, abortion laws, tinder, dating sites and more.. stemming from a discussion about Alabama censoring kid's tv shows to remove same sex marriage (yes, really). Oh and don't miss the amazing Cheetos throw into Jay's mouth, which may land on Sportcenter's Top 10 tonight! Tune in for this can't miss episode. 👕 Grab some J2 Swag/Gear @ https://bit.ly/2SOBndh 👍 Be sure to hit that subscribe button to catch all of our nonsense!
93 minutes | May 16, 2019
#21 - Are abortion laws moving us BACKWARDS?
The boys are joined by Bill Bartholomew of the Bartholomewtown podcast. They talk local politics, Rhode Island’s recent vote on abortion laws, Andrew Yang’s underdog story, Netflix’s Knock down the house, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayesha curry and more! Check out Bill on is Bartholomewtown podcast here: http://btown.buzzsprout.com/ 👕 Grab some J2 Swag/Gear @ https://bit.ly/2SOBndh 👍 Be sure to hit that subscribe button to catch all of our nonsense!
108 minutes | May 3, 2019
#20 - Chuck Staton and Brad Rohrer from "The Chuck and Brad Podcast"
On this week's episode, Josh and Jay welcome fellow podcasters Chuck and Brad to the podcast! Comedians Chuck Staton (Senior Discount) and Brad Rohrer (the Providence Improv Guild) discuss/obsess over pop culture as artists, with artists, on their podcast called "The Chuck and Brad Podcast, also based right here in Rhode Island. Chuck and Brad can be seen performing throughout New England at Comedy Clubs and they also are filmmakers. This episode starts off discussing podcasts and how their podcast started we well as Chuck and Brads comedic careers and how that has naturally influenced and enhanced their podcast. They four then discuss their different writing/joke skits including their hilarious adventure applying to write for "Impractical Jokers" and well as their various acts and comedy/film skits. The four then go into a deep dive into what comedians should and should not discuss on stage and how far a joke can be pushed before it's offensive. The podcast ends with a funny discussion about the new movie "Avengers: End Game". This episode is jam-packed with hilarious content.. don't miss it! To see more from Chuck and Brad, check out their website here: http://chuckandbradpodcast.com - Also stream their podcast on your favorite podcast streaming site! 👕 Grab some J2 Swag/Gear @ https://bit.ly/2SOBndh 👍 Be sure to hit that subscribe button to catch all of our nonsense!
108 minutes | Apr 27, 2019
#19 - The Wonderfully Majestic Jay Messier
On this episode of The J2 Podcast, Josh and Jay welcome Jay Messier to the podcast. Jay Messier is the Town Council for Ward 3 - West Warwick, RI. This can't miss episode is jam packed with content surrounded around Jay Messier's position as Town Council in West Warwick, how he was able to campaign and win the vote, what his position entails and much more. Jay Messier also goes into detail about "Wicked Local RI", "Wonderfully Majestic West Warwick" and "Coventry RI Biggest Town in The Smallest State" which are social media pages that Jay Messier owns and manages. His "hyper-local" Facebook groups have tens of thousands of followers and Jay dives into starting a Social Media Business, the challenges of owning large FB groups, charging to post advertisements on the page, "hyper-local" marketing, managing such a large presence online, as well as gaining new viewers and new advertisers. This high speed and high energy podcast also includes discussions about the Stop and Shop workers strike, crossing picket lines to shop, union workers vs non-union workers, balancing work vs life, Wicked Local RI's new plans to highlight travel locations in RI, Jay Messier's viral Facebook video, the Crazy Christmas Wagon, WWE events, Wrestle-mania, travelling to WWE events, life experiences and more. Don't miss it! If you would like to visit Jay Messier's Wicked Local RI pages, check them out here: Wicked Local RI: https://www.facebook.com/WickedLocalRI/ Crazy Christmas Wagon: https://www.facebook.com/CrazyChristmasWagon/ Coventry, RI Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/BiggestTownSmallestState Wonderfully Magestic West Warwick: https://www.facebook.com/groups/MajesticWestWarwick 👕 Grab some J2 Swag/Gear @ https://bit.ly/2SOBndh 👍 Be sure to hit that subscribe button to catch all of our nonsense!
102 minutes | Apr 17, 2019
#18 - Suicidal Walruses & Sexual Harassment w/ Katie Paine
On this episode, Josh and Jay welcome their good friend Katie Paine to the podcast. The conversation starts off with the three talking about their children 🧒 and parenting and leads into a variety of topics including Netflix 📺(and their Our Planet Walrus controversy), discussing how documentaries and tv shows skew perspectives for a better story, the Mermaids documentary 🧜♀️, climate change, global warming 🌎, the Louis CK controversy and more. The conversation then goes into a deep dive of bartending stories, sexual assault and women vs men in our society. 👕 Grab some J2 Swag/Gear @ https://bit.ly/2SOBndh 👍 Be sure to hit that subscribe button to catch all of our nonsense!
77 minutes | Apr 12, 2019
#17 - Bar Business w/ Rickey from Legends Pub & Grub
On this episode, Jay and Josh welcome Ricky, the owner of Legends Pub & Grub in Cranston, RI. 🥘 The three dive into how Legends started, the challenges of opening and running a bar business in Rhode Island 🍺, how a bar deals with daily struggles (bad customers, fights, etc), the food and recipes at Legends, and more. The conversation then grows to a discussion about fighting, stand your ground laws, gun laws, Trayvon Martin, Nipsy Hustle and the extent you should be able to go to, to defend your life as well as a few other interesting topics. 😂 👕 Grab some J2 Swag/Gear @ https://bit.ly/2SOBndh 👍 Be sure to hit that subscribe button to catch all of our nonsense!
82 minutes | Apr 1, 2019
#16 - Is Cardi B really any different than Bill Cosby?
This podcast starts out with Josh talking about his latest adventures in nature and hiking in local Rhode Island parks. The conversation then flows into a discussion about how the media portrays President Trump, the Mueller report, politics in general and a debate on if one person should be respected (for rank, social class, etc) than another. Additional conversation topics include the Jussie Smollett case, Cardi B drugging her prostitution clients and more recent news headlines. Tune in and comment below with your thoughts! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 👕 Grab some J2 Swag/Gear @ https://bit.ly/2SOBndh 👍 Be sure to hit that subscribe button to catch all of our nonsense!
65 minutes | Mar 26, 2019
#15 - Starting a Podcast, Keto Diet & Sexual Urges
Josh and Jay discuss why and how the podcast started as well as the learning experience of creating a new podcast in general. The two then discusses a Josh's new diet experiment, the Ketogenic "Keto" diet and having the discipline to become a healthier person. The conversation obviously then turns to discussing primitive sexual urges, female orgasms and much more. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 👕 Grab some J2 Swag/Gear @ https://bit.ly/2SOBndh 👍 Be sure to hit that subscribe button to catch all of our nonsense!
131 minutes | Mar 18, 2019
#14 - Learning About Veganism w/ Jenni D. Costa
For this episode, Jay and Josh welcome Jenni. D Costa to the podcast. Along with being a successful Keller Williams Real Estate Agent, Jenni is also a vegan and a member of "Anonymous for the Voiceless". "Anonymous for the Voiceless" is a street activist organization dedicated to total animal liberation. In this podcast we discuss trying Vegan Chinese Food for the first time from Veggie Fun (Providence, RI), what it means to be a vegan and the vegan movement in general. The discussion then goes into a deep dive of animal activism, factory farming, animal cruelty and what it means to be vegan as well as posing the question.. should we give the same rights to animals that we give to humans? Special thank you to Jenni Costa - Need a Real Estate Agent in RI? - View her page here: https://www.facebook.com/yourrealtorspecialist/ 👕 Grab some J2 Swag/Gear @ https://bit.ly/2SOBndh
125 minutes | Mar 9, 2019
#13 - Crazy in Love w/ Jay Goodwin
In this episode, Josh and Jay are joined by Jay Goodwin, a professional poker "speed-dealer". We discuss a variety of topics including Podcasting, the Internet Generation, Michael Jackson's bedroom doorbell, immigration in the US, Eminem and the political side of music.. before jumping into a discussion about poker, dealing poker and exploring the view from the other side of a poker table. The conversation then goes deep with a discussion about Jay Goodwin's past relationship and falling in love. Jay has also written the story he briefly shared on the podcast into a book named "Evol", which is a deep reflection of his life, love, passion and pain. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 👕 Grab some J2 Swag/Gear @ https://bit.ly/2SOBndh 👍 Be sure to hit that subscribe button to catch all of our nonsense!
161 minutes | Mar 1, 2019
#12 - A Hilariously Serious Discussion w/ the 2 Stupid Dawgs
Today Josh and Jay welcome Oodie & Phreddy J.B. from the 2 Stupid Dawgs Podcast. This episode has a deep dive into a variety of diverse topics including starting/running a podcast, religious/church views, denying Hoda Muthana entry into the US, Kalief Browder (and the inhumane treatment regarding solitary confinement), Colin Kaepernick.. the NFL.. and even racism, culture and society in general. The energy is high with this one.. which makes it a can't miss episode. Enjoy! Our friends Oodie & Phreddy are the hosts of The 2 Stupid Dawgs Podcast, which is also a Rhode Island based podcast. Check them out on SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/2-stupid-dawgs-podcast 👕 Grab some J2 Swag/Gear @ https://bit.ly/2SOBndh
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