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Now displaying: 2021
Jun 17, 2021

This week we hung out with VÉRITÉ!

We talk music, NFTs, “showing all sides of a relationship,” how mental illness affects dating, Anatomy of an Artist, and murdering friends.

Music featured in this episode:

“save up”

“by now”

“best of me”

Jun 14, 2021

This week we hung out with Lacuna J!

We talk music, “balance and ketchup,” toxic relationships, “just asking for a friend,” the importance of FaceTime, and Mario Kart.

Music featured in this episode:

“Taurus”

“Fool (For Loving You)”

“Red Wine”

“Confessions”

Jun 12, 2021

We have some extra special guests on this episode, Jada and Lainy, two of my crazy kids!

We review the movie, ask some crazy kid questions, and talk about what they would do if they were invisible for one whole day!

Warning: Fart Jokes and Goofiness are all over this episode.

Jun 11, 2021

This week we hung out with Kristopher Pooley, Music Director for American Idol!

We talk music, working on American Idol, the importance of human contact, his love for Avengers, and “being kind to yourself.”

Jun 8, 2021

This is a special bonus episode! This is our show that was live on Twitch for the Livestream for the Cure Event last month!

Francis and Dan shared their lists for our Top 10 Superhero Movies Ever!

It was crazy. It was hilarious. But before all of that, a short message from Dan.

Here's the link he talked about:

https://sociallydistantsince21.wordpress.com

Jun 7, 2021

This week we hung out with Paul from Reisender!

We talk the new album, “hiding our true selves,” video games that need “pandemic expansions,” being a Twin Dad, and his day job service that you probably use all day.

Music featured in this episode:

“Asthmatic”

“Generation 1099”

“Naked Eyes”

Jun 1, 2021

This week we hung out with Coda Meraki!

We talk music, how one of his favorite movies inspired him, TikTok trends, what 2020 taught him, and his love for a web-slinging superhero.

Music featured in this episode:

“Can’t Escape (feat. Landon Tewers)”

“Spotless Mind”

“13”

“Trigger”

May 28, 2021

This week we hung out with Beth Whitney!

We talk the new album, “butterfly kisses and sneezes in the face,” the song that almost didn’t make the album, how gardening helps her, and time travel.

Music featured in this episode:

“Thunder”

“Moonlight”

“In Another Life”

May 25, 2021

This week we hung out with Christian Cantrell!

We talk about his new book, what makes a “hero,” the animated TV show he considers to be one of the most creative shows of all time, and Mass Effect Legendary Edition.

Scorpion is out today! Grab it now!

May 24, 2021

This week we hung out with Alex from Quiet Like a Thief!

We talk music, “being your own person,” the future of the band, how he would survive a zombie invasion, and Hotel Cecil.

Music featured in this episode:

“Travel in TIme”

“Window Pain”

“Lak”

May 18, 2021

This week we hung out with Josh Malerman, New York Times bestselling author!

We talk about his latest release, “the power of talking about what you do,” The High Strung, why he needed a getaway car when he left the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and mental health.

We also talk about his love of basketball and horror video games!

Music featured in this episode:

 

“The Luck You Got”

May 12, 2021

This week we hung out with Good Terms!

We talk music, what “emo” is, being the good guy and bad guy in a relationship, a vow they made, and how the pandemic has affected our TV standards.

Music featured in this episode:

“All I Can”

“Pedestal”

“Useless Things”

“More Than I Deserve”

May 7, 2021

This week we hung out with James and Ross from Hometruths!

We talk the new single, easter eggs in their videos, playing Mindfest, how COVID affects mental health, Final Fantasy, and the TV shows they are obsessed with!

Music featured in this episode:

“Soundtrack”

“So over You”

“Shimmers”

May 4, 2021

This week we hung out with Andy Weir, New York Times bestselling author!

We talk about Project Hail Mary, the future of the book, his thoughts on WandaVision, and why we shouldn’t be ashamed of our mental health.

May 3, 2021

This week we hung out with Caleb and Morgan from Aim High!

We talk music, doing everything with no album support or label, self-care, and why Mortal Kombat is supposed to be Rated “R.”

Music featured in this episode:

“Here Lies Kakarot’s Hopes & Dreams (feat. The Home Team)”

“Home is Where the Hea(r)t Is (feat. Sleeping With Sirens & Like Pacific)”

“Gender Neutral Happy Meal (feat. Belmont & Safehold)”

Apr 30, 2021

This week we hung out with Bailey Bryan!

We talk music, how “situation-ships” affect her lyrics, being a “sensitive bad bitch,” Fresh Start Stories, trashy TV, and why it’s important to claim your anxiety.

Music featured in this episode:

“play w/me””

“Temporary”

“Don’t Call Me”

“Sober”

Apr 27, 2021

This week we hung out with Marc from Goalkeeper!

We talk music, “productive pod moshing,” the death of crowd-surfing, why he hates soap foam, and how TV-binging can affect your mental health.

Music featured in this episode:

“Happy”

“Black & Blue (Reimagined)”

“Graveyard”

Apr 23, 2021

This week we hung out with The Bad Dreamers!

We talk the new album, “Onlynuns.com,” Justice League, the loss of ArcLight Cinemas, and the importance of grieving.

Music featured in this episode:

“She’s Really Not That Into You”

“Georgetown”

“Holier Than Thou”

Apr 20, 2021

This week we hung out with Danny from Up From Here!

We talk music, dating during the pandemic, “water isn’t wet,” how their songs sound like anime songs, and what he thinks is the best video game ever!

Music featured in this episode:

“Afterthought”

“In My Head”

“Throw It All Away”

“Be Back Soon”

Apr 14, 2021

This week we hung out with Flo Gallop!

We talk music, “toxic love,” returning back to normal life, Chats on the Flo, her favorite thing to bake, and the Friends character she relates to the most.

Music featured in this episode:

“Can’t Be Friends”

“21”

Apr 13, 2021

This week we hung out with America Part Two!

We talk the new album, the inspiration behind the music, what concerts might look like in pandemic, “the right amount of droop,” The Lord of the Rings, and Yoga.

Music featured in this episode:

“I Don’t Wanna”

“Glaciers”

“Freedom”

Apr 9, 2021

This week we hung out with Joe from Eternal Boy!

We talk the new album, being a “mountain man,” what he learned about himself during pandemic, his love for Nintendo, and the Final Fantasy 7 Remake.

Music featured in this episode:

“Nightmare”

“Thirty Something”

“One Dream at a Time”

Apr 8, 2021

We talk music, “old man syndrome,” why they hate sand, “hittin’ them up with Kid’s Cuisine,” and we nerd out on anime.

Music featured in this episode:

“Danger Prone”

“Lighthouse”

“Ghost-Town Let-Down”

Mar 31, 2021

This week we hung out with Waxflower!

We talk music, “awkward sneezes,” lessons from 2020, the importance of self-care, and the mobile game that made real life connections.

Music featured:

“Again (feat. Caitlin Henry)”

“Not Alone”

“Food For Your Garden”

Mar 26, 2021

This week we hung out with Brave New World!

We talk music, “fleshy motorcycles and Nick Cage,” Dee Snider in Mortal Kombat, their beef with Bobby Flay, and “I Just Play Rocket League.”

Music featured in this episode:

“Baby Teeth”

“Blossom”

“Sour Honey”

“Husk”

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