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The Obnoxious Optimists
90 minutes | Jul 16, 2016
Episode 50: Mailbag, Pokemon Go, Donkey Milk and Bootleg Fireworks!
The big 5-0! The boys are back and have a special XXL edition for you, in celebration of this being the 50th episode. Sit back, and let them work their magic deep in your ear holes.
68 minutes | Jul 1, 2016
Episode 49: The Donut Episode!
They're back and talking all sorts of donut smack! Donut news, donut jingles, donut memories, donut debates....you get the picture. Enjoy!
64 minutes | Jun 26, 2016
Episode 48: Officehacks To Make You Happier!
They're back! You know how this goes.... Enjoy!
61 minutes | Jun 17, 2016
Episode 47: Summer Survival Tips!
THEY LIVE! On this action packed episode, they talk about...well, too much to list. You know how they roll. Enjoy!
69 minutes | May 20, 2016
Episode 46: Listener Q and A!
They're back, y'all! Lots of tangents and Rock Clock madness! This week the boys dive into their feedbag...er..mailbag, and answer questions from listeners! Enjoy!
64 minutes | May 14, 2016
Episode 45: Home Gym Guide
The extra dense boys are back, babbling about random issues...like they do! They cover the important news stories of the week, run through a hundred tangents, and have The Rock on for a jam session. Well, his app.. This week's main topic: affordable home gym options! Enjoy!
72 minutes | May 7, 2016
Episode 44: The Biggest Mover!
They're back! Fresh off a move and ready to babble, the boys jump into it with a discussion of The Move as well as Jason's caveman like fear of 'the cloud'....and how it all went incredibly wrong. They have a timely discussion of the great film, Over The Top, and talk about taco bowls and well....just tune in...tangent city, baby. They tackle the recent study that shows how Biggest Loser contestants have an incredibly hard time keeping weight off, and then break down why losing so much weight so quickly never ends well. Thank you all for your patience over the past couple weeks, and enjoy the show!
80 minutes | May 1, 2016
Episode 43: Best of Interviews - Dana Ayers
The podcast fortress needs one more week of work, so we're back with a 'Best of' episode! By far, our most popular interview was with Dana Ayers, so here is the original episode featuring our interview with her. Enjoy! We will be back next week with a brand new episode!
65 minutes | Apr 15, 2016
Episode 42: Popular Food Myths!
Oh yes. They're back and full of tangents! There's too much to list here, and you folks know the drill. Fire it up and enjoy their antics! They discuss food myths for their main topic, and you might be surprised at some of them. Thank you for listening!!
63 minutes | Apr 10, 2016
Episode 41: Popular Exercise Myths!
Episode 41! This episode, the big fellas talk all about the most popular exercise myths. There is of course, tons o' tangents and plenty of interesting news tidbits, as well as witty (?) banter. Tune in!
62 minutes | Apr 2, 2016
Episode 40: Sleep or Die!
The extra dense dudes are back, talking all about....sleep? Yeah man, sleep! They get into the latest Spud Fit craze and even whip out a potato commercial... They have some awkward conversations with Siri, talk about feeding kids soupy peanut butter mush and many more tangents! Kennedy Talkin' makes an appearance. Leilan talks about his grave medical condition(s). Hashtag prayers. Jason talks about getting stuffed into a ride at Universal. No, literally stuffed in by an attendant who was airborne and stomping on his latch. Enjoy the show, and get some sleep already!
56 minutes | Mar 27, 2016
Episode 39: Eating Healthy As Parents
The boys are back! They survived the Irish plague and are back to assault your ears once again.Buckle up! They talk all sorts of tangents, from hosing kids down to Backgate to well...you know how they do it.. Main topic of the week is how to eat healthy as parents! Enjoy!
78 minutes | Mar 13, 2016
Episode 38: What the $%#& are you eating?
The dudes are back and talking all about nutrition! They celebrate nutrition month and women's history month with some timely news articles. They get into the ol' timey Fat Fellas Clubs of Yore. Leilan insists he's not quite dead yet. Tons of tangents, and then they talk all about nutrition basics and what you can do right now to help yourself with fat loss and energy.
65 minutes | Mar 5, 2016
Episode 37: Spring Cleaning!
The extra dense dudes are back, broadcasting from their new studio! New effects! Better segments! A game show! Well...hopefully they are better. They talk hacking your brain and getting an iWatch for just $25, in their news segment. Jason puts the entire nation of Canada on notice for their racist actions. Leilan laughs until he cries...no really, he cries. They get into Spring Cleaning for your Goals, Attitudes and Challenges for the Main Topic. Enjoy!
80 minutes | Feb 28, 2016
Episode 36: Dana Ayers Interview
On this episode, Leilan and Jason sit down and talk with author Dana Ayers about her fantastic book, 'Confessions Of An Unlikely Runner.' She shared some of her amazing stories, as well as talk about what motivates and inspires her. And talk about funny...you will love her! They of course go off on 1,001 tangents, as well as talk about weird Presidential food cravings, the Ken Doll crisis (no really, there's a crisis) and how the BMI is BS! Tune in and enjoy!
72 minutes | Feb 21, 2016
Episode 35: Designer Humans, CRISPR and Cyborg Soldiers!
The guys are back and talking all about scientifically engineered health and happiness!Well, they manage to possibly offend every scientist, ever, with their 'opinions' on CRISPR technology and the future of human evolution.They also break down some of the weirdest, most niche dating sites out, as well as talk about the real life cyborg soldier program.Lots and lots of tangents too, of course. Enjoy!
76 minutes | Feb 14, 2016
Episode 34: The Power of Love!
It's a V Day special with the BigFellas! That means plenty of bizarre, weird and downright odd Valentine's Day traditions!Vinegar trolls, naked floggings, love gloves and much. much more, tune in and enjoy!The main topic is all about the real benefits of being in a loving relationship. They appreciate your ears, and will be back next week! (Show notes available shortly)
103 minutes | Feb 5, 2016
Episode 33: Dr. Spencer Nadolsky Interview
The BigFellas are back with another great interview!They sit down with Dr. Spencer Nadolsky, one of the nation's leading experts on obesity research and author of the national bestseller "The Fat Loss Prescription'. He shares his insights and opinions with the fellas, and they cover many, many issues pertaining to health, fitness, nutrition and motivation. It's another XXL episode, just for you, so sit back and enjoy!
137 minutes | Jan 30, 2016
Episode 32: Doug Karr Interview
The festively plump boys are back and boy, are they excited about this one!They interview Doug Karr, who owns his own business, and talk to him about how he arrived at owning his own company, and all of the challenges and triumphs and realizations he's made along the way. His story is a fantastic example of what we talk about on the show. He tells us all about how he dealt with the stress, negativity, fears and many other struggles. These are timeless lessons for all of us, no matter what our goals may be. We also had the pleasure of having Jenn Lisak talk to us! She's the Vice President and Content Strategist at DK New Media, and she offers up her experiences and plenty of advice for all of us.Plenty of laughs of course, including a few infamous stories and maybe one of the hosts taking his shirt off and well....yeah...you know how we roll.This is an XXL show, so get comfy and enjoy this great talk. Show notes will be out tomorrow, and as always, we appreciate your support!
78 minutes | Jan 25, 2016
Episode 31: Let’s Get Happy!
The boys are back and talking all about happiness! As usual, the show notes will be published tomorrow. Thanks for listening, and if you like us, share us on your social media!
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