This episode features the return of Jennifer Bjorklund, and she brought a friend to give Phil Hulett a verbal beat down. Hear what Eagle Rescuer, Headmistress, Jean Pichler has to say about Phil’s “Off the Bird” story from Episode 19. You won’t believe what Jean was wearing around her neck that made Phil question her intentions. Plus, doctors are baffled by the polio-like virus that has struck 25 Northern California children to date. But, Dr. Michael Z. Kurtz knows what it is and how you can keep your child safe. Dr. Kurtz also debunked a widely reported warning about testosterone supplements. The founder of Podfund explains how podcasters can crowd fund their show. Plus WTF things that almost made it into Disney movies, Jennifer’s news, Chris Martin sings the sports, and Jay’s weird news.
On this, the second week of the Sochi Winter Olympics, we review the hockey matchups with blogger Dani. Who did Dani and Phil predict would win gold in the men’s tournament? What’s the craziest credit card purchase people admit to? Ellen Canon from QuinStreet checks in live. Apple eyes Tesla, while Facebook is ready to gobble up WhatsApp and the makers of Candy Crush wants to Crush Wall Street. Tech dude Jeremy Anticouni give his analysis. Plus Jay offers support for a couple of tough love moms. Katie Clark sits in for Jennifer who’s in Northern California covering the Power Ball winner.
The crew learned a thing or two about romance, love and rejection. You won’t believe Jay’s latest online dating disaster. It’s the busiest day of the year for our florist. People order what kind of flowers? An amazing jewelry designer describes what women really want. And Sam Phillips from Vivid’s The Single Life gets whatever she wants.
Are doctors about to blow the lid off of Obamacare? Listen to the President of Private Practice Doctors explain why 70% of doctors are going to stop accepting health insurance. Plus, Jay has had enough with mega-calorie foods. Wait until you hear what he pledges to do. Were Silicon Valley snipers just rehearsing for a bigger job when they took out a power grid? Richela Fabian Morgan talks about making jewelry, handbags and more out of duct tape. Chris has to pay up on his Super Bowl bets with Phil and Jennifer. And here’s one way to pay for college, and an apartment, and a car and a whole lot more…1 Million college students worldwide have signed up with SeekingArrangement.com and we have one of the more confident, and pragmatic of them in the studio talking about the money she got, and how she got it.
Remind us to make sure Jennifer has a couple of beers in her before every show. There’s a definite tone to this episode in which Phil Hulett, Jennifer Bjorklund, Jay Campadonia and Chris Martin tackle Super Bowl weekend. From our AccuWeather meteorologist to food to beer talk with expert Jim Loughren to ultimately laying bets on who will win. Odds maker Chris took action against his Broncos to win spot. Jennifer gave up 7 points for a Seahawks win (did we mention she had been drinking?) Phil laid 2 points and went as far as to pinpoint the final score: Seattle 21 Denver 19. Let this be a record of the prediction. Tech guru Jeremy Anticouni checked in to talk Silk Road, Bitcoin, Snapwire, Yahoo Hack and Net Neutrality. Certified Financial Planner Alan Goodstein visited the studio to update us on new tax laws and convince Phil to hire a CPA instead of doing his own taxes. Enjoy the hijinx.
With Jennifer arriving late and Jay leaving early, you’d think this show would devolve into chaos. You’d be right. From Phil’s sprinkler-like saliva glands, to Jay’s grammar bomb, to Jen’s cupcakes, to Chris’ epic journey, to Stark’s uncontrollable laughter, somehow the team was still able to pull together a great show. Featured were: Bitcoins accepted at Las Vegas Casinos, What to do about Robocalls, and Huge waves in Hawaii destroying the North Shore coastline and tempting big wave surfers. Plus the legend of Eddie Aikau, texting lettuce, racist fraternity, hero kid, Bulimic Barbie, burrito throw-down and more.
If this episode doesn’t bring people out of the woodwork…Phil Hulett reveals something very personal about his past that Jay suggested maybe Phil should have kept to himself, right before he proclaimed “That was the best story ever.” Sorry bird lovers. The Femme Fiscale walks us through what to do with your debit cards now that just about every place on the planet makes your personal data vulnerable to attack. Recreational and Medicinal marijuana is becoming more main stream with states legalizing it’s use, cultivation and sale. But are marijuana-related companies worth investing your hard-earned money into? You’ll hear what a stock expert has to say. Losses for both the Partridge Family and Gilligan’s Island. Chris’ first full day on the job as sports guy. Chris gets a lesson in Rocky sequels. Jay gives Phil a birthday gift that is “As Seen on TV.” Plus what’s better than a loaded gift card good at Del Tac [...]
Welcome back to Jennifer Bjorklund as the crew gathers to tend to the business at hand: Picking the winner of the “Who Wants Karlo’s Job” contest. Will it be Nick Wright, Chris Martin or Daniel Saldana? Karlo joins in from frozen Chicago to lend his endorsement to the winner. Plus we find out if you can put a GPS in a dog. Miss Lora, the self-proclaimed “Trailer Trash Miss Manners” visits the studio to review the rudest celebrities of 2013 and makes sure Phil, Jay and Jenn are on their best behavior. The latest technology advances are the focus when Michael Terpin of Social Radius checks in from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and one point hands the phone over to Kevin Bacon who surprisingly enough can waterproof your smartphone! Also, don’t miss Jay describe the Christmas present his mom gave him - a membership to Match.com! Yup, it’s going to be a great 2014.
This week Jennifer Bjorklund was missing from the studio, searching for her dog Tommy who got out early in the morning and disappeared. The result of her nearly 12-hour search comes up near the end of this episode. With the boys left behind to play, Phil Hulett and Jay Campadonia took on the task of speaking about “The Science of Everything” with National Geographic Editor, Bridget English. Interestingly, Bridget knew a little too much about Phil Hulett. A new phrase was coined during this segment: “Gangster Hummingbird.” The Duck Dynasty guy is a hot topic this week, and coupled with a New Mexico Teacher who told a black student to take off a Santa hat because “Santa is White,” race relations was broached with author (Breaking the Line: Victoria’s Beginning) and race relations advocate, A’Mera Frieman. Lastly, the three finalists in the “Who Wants Karlo’s Job” contest showed off their skills, real time, for Phil and [...]
Karlo Sy Su sets out on a voyage from sunny Southern California to his new gig in Chicago where today’s temperature reading is 1 degree Fahrenheit. The crew offered going away gifts, and visiting news host, veteran Los Angeles TV News Anchor/Reporter, Marta Waller helped Karlo with a proper scarf knot. Jay had another run in with the opposite sex. We think he learned a valuable lesson this time. Phil mistook Stevie Wonder for Michael Jackson…and nobody will let him forget it. Casey Piotrowski is the author of the book, The Beatles 50 Most Memorable Moments. He visited the studio to review some of his fondest memorials, including his “feelings” for Yoko. Patricia St. James searched the metaphysical world for an answer that satisfied the crews questions about some of the simplest truths in life…and we think she lost Jay in the process. Listen to a robot telemarketer in action, and more.