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These Uncertain Times.
51 minutes | Aug 3, 2020
Entrepreneurship Mini-Series Part 3 and Other Random Topics
Before launching into Part 3 of their entrepreneurship story, Gary and David talk about systemic racism in healthcare, and specifically they wonder if its really racism, or just simply too much "flavor" in black foods. The brothers wonder how social justice names on the back of NBA player jerseys will be broadcast? In Part 3 of their entrepreneurship story, the brothers dive into their viral start up Stop Groping Me.
51 minutes | Jul 20, 2020
Entrepreneurship Mini-Series Part 2
In part 2 of Gary and David's start up story, they talk about some of the challenges and opportunities they encountered as black men in the tech start up space, and what that taught them. Gary recounts a bit of his professional path, and discusses working with a chip on his shoulder. David talks about what motivates him to keep grinding, after he lost his job suddenly. The brothers share humorous anecdotes about the characters they've encountered on their start up journey.
57 minutes | Jun 17, 2020
Dooms Day prophet David Lamar declares the end of all things is at hand. Gary and David discuss at length the current atmosphere in the United States, and wonder how much worse 2020 can get. David outlines a plan for police accountability, while Gary wonders if the CHAZ is the end game for protesters. Who wants to live in a commune?? The brothers gingerly step around their disagreements and try to find common ground. Perhaps the most explosive episode of These Uncertain Times, this podcast reflects the tensions at dinner tables across America!
54 minutes | May 24, 2020
Entrepreneurship Mini-Series Part 1
Joe Biden has always had an uncertain relationship with race, but only now are minorities catching on to him. David and Gary talk about whether or not black people will vote for Joe in light of recent comments. Gary and David begin part 1 of a mini-series chronicling their start up life, and entrepreneurship. In part 1, the brothers talk about their upbringing, and detail their first jobs as paperboys. They discuss how having their allowance ripped away from them at 8 years old, taught them never to rely on "the man". This humorous look back at childhood, sets the groundwork for the entrepreneurship mini-series.
43 minutes | May 17, 2020
America's Opening! And We'll Promptly All Die.
Gary and David discuss yet another round of COVID Cash. Why do kids need so much money? They add nothing to society. Things are opening back up in America, so what happens next? Trump is called a racist for saying the word "China" when talking to an Asian lady, and David thinks it makes for fantastic TV. The Canadians are keeping their borders closed, and nobody cares because...Canada. Finally Gary and David wonder how sanitary it is to place the refrigerated trailers used as morgues, back into service carrying food. Yes thats a real thing.
46 minutes | May 10, 2020
David Eats Dog Food
Gary and David return from hiatus, to discuss at length the outrageous Dunkin Donuts decision to sell bacon strips as a side. Can we get our money back on 2020? Should we do a change.org petition to erase 2020 and start over next year? Are Killer Asian Hornets the next wave of the plague? And finally, David admits to eating dog food. Odd.
37 minutes | May 3, 2020
Who's Gonna Pay For It?
Gary and David discuss a second wave. What does it mean, and should we be concerned? Update on the fish tank cleaner couple. A murder investigation underway? Shocker! The brothers dive into their start up story a bit, and share some of their entrepreneurship ups and downs. Finally, does America have a savings problem?
35 minutes | Apr 29, 2020
Death by Face Mask
Did you know wearing a face mask can cause you to crash your car? David and Gary talk about the dangers of the N95 mask. How are Instagram Influencers getting by in these strange and troubling times? David tries to convince us that being a social media influencer is legitimate work. Are we taking social distancing too far? Gary recounts the story of the little old lady who threw herself into the woods to avoid coming within 6 ft of him.
41 minutes | Apr 26, 2020
Life or Death: A Binary Choice
David and Gary take on the great binary choice debate. Is it fair to only assume protesters who want to open the economy only care about money and not life? Can you care about life and money simultaneously? Did the President really suggest injecting yourself with disinfectant? Why can't you call out the President for his nonsense and still love America? Did Damon John price gouge the state of Florida, or is it just business? Finally the brothers discuss whether or not its ok to ridicule a healthcare professional in these uncertain times.
53 minutes | Apr 22, 2020
Another week and more new symptoms to discuss. What are COVID Toes? And why are men more susceptible to catching the virus? Can dogs smell COVID on you? David and Gary discuss how to make money during a lockdown, and chat about their experiences as entrepreneurs. Finally what would a show be without another Chinese conspiracy theory? Is it just a stroke of good luck that the protests in Hong Kong have disappeared with the rise of Coronavirus?
57 minutes | Apr 18, 2020
Blood Money: The Cost of Re-Opening America
David and Gary discuss the plan to re-open America. Is it worth it if lives will be lost? How do you balance the economy against saving lives, and is one more important than the other? Who should qualify for unemployment? Should every one get the stimulus check? David believes that the government runs Facebook and Google. The show runs off the rails as the conspiracy theories run rampant. Gary's math is terribly off, and he hates the idea of every one wearing a mask all summer. Finally the brothers reveal a bit about how they were raised, recounting stories from their childhood.
42 minutes | Apr 14, 2020
China Withholding the Sausage
A food shortage is coming, warns the CEO of a major food producer. Do the Chinese own stakes in America's food supply? How did this happen? It seems like people are being unnecessarily reckless and taunting COVID-19. Does this include Easter Sunday Services? Are people using the virus to score social media sympathy points? Whats the deal with governors and mayors adding unnecessary restrictions on people's shopping habits?
51 minutes | Apr 11, 2020
The 'Black' Plague
According to new reports, the Coronavirus affects black people more than others. Why is this? David and Gary discuss at length the possible reasons for this development. The symptoms and the fixes just keep changing. Now respirators are bad for people with COVID? Why are kids seemingly impervious to this disease? Gary and David give terrible advice on raising kids in 2020. Finally, will robbery and theft skyrocket, now that EVERYONE is wearing masks, sunglasses and hoodies?
39 minutes | Apr 7, 2020
Non-Maskers: A Menace to Society?
Is this week the apex of the Coronavirus outbreak? Should we mask-shame those who go out in public without a mask on. Gary talks about his unwillingness to comply, and David wonders if he will kill someone being so obtuse. Personal responsibility vs. corporate responsibility? Who's job is it to protect us? Should Africa be used as a testing ground for vaccines? And what is happening in NYC?!? Trenches being dug for mass graves? How can this be.
42 minutes | Apr 4, 2020
Humor Dies in Hysteria
Is Coronavirus the best thing to happen to D-List celebrities? Billionaires ride out the storm on luxury yachts, and Jeff Bezos makes how much per second? How are the Tiny Home people handling quarantine? Is it better to go on unemployment for the next few months and make your current salary, or actually continue getting up for work? ZOOM dinners: Borderline lunacy or the next logical step for hanging with friends and family. And the Philippine President says "Shoot em in the head!"
37 minutes | Mar 31, 2020
Bodies in the Streets, Terror in the Grocery Aisles
On Episode 4 of These Uncertain Times, Gary and David wonder why bodies are laying in the streets of NYC? Have they never had people die before? Are Amazon and grocery store workers underpaid? Should there be hazard pay, or should they just be happy to have a job? David recounts his experience grocery shopping lately, and wonders if he should still rummage through the bread to find the best expiration date, or just grab the first loaf he comes across. What scorn should be reserved for people who don't observe appropriate social distancing techniques? Is it us, or does is seem like the media doesn't want COVID-19 to end?
38 minutes | Mar 28, 2020
Billionaires, Amazon Global Domination, and Tithes
On Ep. 3 of These Uncertain Times, David and Gary discuss whether churches should continue taking tithes from their underemployed congregants. Did Trump say the government might end up owning the airlines and Boeing? How much is too little when you're a billionaire? David discusses at length his penchant for giving, while Gary wonders if publicly discussing your charity is somewhat gauche. Did Amazon just set itself up to be the official sponsor of Covid-19?
34 minutes | Mar 26, 2020
Dear Government, Please Lock Us Up!
The brothers wonder what happened to distrusting the government? Why are so many Americans begging the government to quarantine them? Was the widely shared old lady and the shopping basket picture staged? David loves the fact that he can immediately stop paying his bills, and Gary wonders why the symptoms keep changing. Will the absence of black owned barbershops lead to more police shootings? Another laughter packed episode of These Uncertain Times.
40 minutes | Mar 24, 2020
Rats, Bats, and ZOOM Funerals?
On Episode 1. of These Uncertain Times, Brothers David Lamar and Gary, discuss the week's news in a humorous and politically incorrect manner. Why so much toilet paper? How did the Coronavirus start? Did a rat jump in the soup, or did someone eat a bat? David tells us why he's laid off Chinese food for awhile, and Gary wonders if thats the right call. Later the brothers chat at length about the benefits of remote funerals. Will this bring an end to the attention seeking mourners who act out at in person services? David and Gary discuss what happens after Covid-19, and if we'll return to a sense of normalcy. Join Episode 1. for a few minutes of laughter and humor in these strange and uncertain times.
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