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Now displaying: 2020
Jun 3, 2020

This week we hung out with hollowgang!

We talk music, swords/guns/Smash Mouth, “Hello Officer,” writing about real life, and how Skyrim would make a great movie.

Music featured in this episode:

“hate to see you smile”

“all the small things”

“postcard”

“Birthday”

May 29, 2020

This week we hung out with Jesse Camacho!

We talk Locke & Key, how easy it is for him to get into character, the one horror film you must have in your collection, and how Harry Potter helped his mental health.

May 29, 2020

This week we hung out with Francesca Louise!

We talk music, her upcoming EP, the advantages of playing shows online, finding pockets of happiness, and The Sims 4.

Music featured in this episode:

“Just One More Day”

“Ride the Waters”

“Out of Sight (Out of Mind)”

“Birds”

 

 

May 27, 2020

This week we hung out with Trish Rainone!

We talk stand-up comedy, “Winederbra,” her latest project, the importance of laughter right now, running for mental health, and the man with 900 abs.

May 26, 2020

Quarantine and Chill: Episode 3

This a series of bonus episodes where we interview people from all over the world about their experience in quarantine and how they are coping with the pandemic.

This week we talk with Becky Kovach!

This episode we talk life in quarantine, the challenges of working from home, missing her family, how the pandemic affects other industries, the “good” in all of this, and what she is looking forward to most after this is over.

May 25, 2020

This week we hung out with AJ and Matthew from Sundressed!

We talk new music, concerts during the pandemic, playing classic video games, songs about coughing, and anime.

Music featured in this episode:

“Heart Lie (feat. Tiny Stills)”

“Home Remedy”

“So Poetic”

“Beck and Call”

May 22, 2020

This is another episode in our bonus series on life in quarantine. We interview people from all over the world about their experience in quarantine and how they are coping with the pandemic.

This week we talk with Hannah Encarnacion, a friend who is an introvert like me.

We talk about the little things that we miss, our worries about the coronavirus, how the pandemic affects local restaurants, why Animal Crossing is important right now, and how quarantine affects her mental health.

May 22, 2020

The first episode of Quarantine and Chill!

Bonus episodes where we talk with friends from all over the world about their experiences with quarantine and what they have been doing to stay sane.

This week we talk with Allyn Beltran, a friend I have known for almost 30 years.

We talk garage parties, growing up in Vallejo and trying to be a rapper, how coronavirus affected his family life, what his fear is, and face mask fashion.

May 21, 2020

This week we hung out with Ella Isaacson!

We talk music, working with Gallant, how journaling helps her, Outlander, and her extremely nerdy project.

Music featured in this episode:

“Expectations (feat. Gallant)”

“Naked (Acoustic)”

 

May 20, 2020

This week we hung out with Charlotte Sands!

We talk music, real life lyrics, loving yourself, working with Music Cares, how life is for her in quarantine, and Game of Thrones.

Music featured in this episode:

“Blame It on My Ex”

“Nothing’s Even Wrong”

“Dream About You”

“I Love You, But”

May 18, 2020

This week we hung out with WRTHLESS!

We talk music, how they started as a band, “Dad bod Thor,” and creating quarantine music videos.

Music featured in this episode:

“Happy”

“Good Enough”

“A Place to Call My Own”

“Home”

May 15, 2020

This week we hung out with Billy DeVore!

We talk about his new comedy album Drinking At The Kids Table, how he got started in comedy, missing baseball, the video game that confuses the hell out of him, and bad movies.

May 15, 2020

This week we hung out with Tuck from Off Road Minivan!

We talk music, the new album, “Get Tucked,” and how he stays mentally healthy!

Music featured in this episode:

“Vampire”

“Supernova”

“YOU”

“Spiral Gaze”

May 14, 2020

This week we hung out with Annika Rose!

We talk music, how she connects with fans during this time, craving fro-yo and almond butter, Tiger King, and what she does to cope with stress.

Music featured in this episode:

“In the End”

“Naive”

“Fly to You”

“I’m Better”

 

 

May 12, 2020

This week we hung out with Mike Henneberger!

We talk his new book, why he wrote it, how music has affected him, life in quarantine, and a pop star we both love.

Music featured in this episode:

“23” by Jimmy Eat World

May 8, 2020

This week we hung out with Kylie Odetta!

We talked music, defining mental illness, “feeling connected even though we are physically disconnected,” Outer Banks, and Mario Kart.

Music featured in this episode:

“Too Broke Too Busy”

“Roots & Petal”

“Look at Us Now”

“Like Literally (Acoustic)”

May 6, 2020

This week we hung out with Luke and Will from Royals!

We talk music, covering a Taylor Swift hit, Beer Pong Truth or Dare, Warhammer, and whether Infinity War was better than Endgame.

Music featured in this episode:

“Digital”

“Out of Reach”

“Me!”

“Up All Night”

May 4, 2020

This week we hung out with Stevie Ray!

We talk music, “psychological warfare,” staying at home, the least redeeming character on The Office, The Last Dance, and mental health.

Music featured in this episode:

“Waist Up”

“Nothing But Love”

“All That I Had (feat. Andre Paxton)”

“Feelin’ Old (great. A-1)”

May 1, 2020

This week we hung out with Lizzy Farrall!

We talk about the new album, how the pandemic affects artists, photography, Animal Crossing, and Studio Ghibli.

Music featured in this episode:

“Barbados”

“Knocked for Six”

“Gaslighting

“Games”

Apr 20, 2020

This week we hung out with Natalie Shay!

We talk the new EP, live streaming, her appreciation for Chicken Nuggets, her life in quarantine, Club Penguin, and musicals she loves.

Music featured in this episode:

“Not the Girl”

“Owe It to You”

“Naked”

Apr 17, 2020

This week we hung out with Johnny Stimson!

We talk music, a risk that helped him get famous fans, getting love from BTS, how we need to support each other more than ever, and anime.

Music featured in this episode:

“Flower”

“Hard to Say Goodbye”

“Hallelujah”

“Idwly”

Apr 17, 2020

This week we hung out with Myq Kaplan!

We talk about the new comedy album, life in these crazy times, how laughter is important now, how he got into comedy, and comics.

Apr 14, 2020

This week we hung out with Patrick and Jaryd from Haunting Portraits!

We talk music, the new EP, “The Smokemon Center,” World of Warcraft, Game of Thrones, a possible Doug Benson sighting, and hoarding cats.

Music featured in this episode:

“Sunshine Motel”

“Everybody Knows the Rules”

“Duvet”

“Storm & Stress”

Apr 8, 2020

This week we hung out with Ilan from The New Regime!

We talk music, the new album, the instrument he just bought that he is excited to learn, how he spends his time in quarantine, and Final Fantasy 7.

Music featured in this episode:

“Smoke & Mirrors”

“Heart Mind Body & Soul”

“It’s Gonna Be OK”

“You Can Be (Whoever You Want to Be)”

Apr 3, 2020

This week we hung out with Elliot Lee!

We talk music, choosing the perfect worm, the importance of YouTube right now, SOS, Studio Ghibli, and Animal Crossing.

Music featured on this episode:

“Cruel”

“Pink (Freak)”

“Dirt”

“Sry Ily”

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