New Zealand Shooting, London Stabbing, Trump and Odell to Cleveland

March 17, 2019

Steve and Jim review Maker's Mark Cask Strength Bourbon and talk about the terrorist attack in New Zealand; Marco Rubio's "Red Flag Bill"; Idris Elba and stabbings in London; Trump veto; Conor McGregor arrest; Odell Beckham Jr coming to Cleveland and more...enjoy.


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Bonus Episode: Twitter, Antonio Brown and LeBron

March 15, 2019

Steve and Jim continue their discussion (and drinking) to talk about the role of Twitter in our culture in addition to sports talk including Antonio Brown and the failed trade to the Buffalo Bills as well as LeBron passing Michael Jordan on the all time scoring list and the current status of the LA Lakers. Enjoy.


Ilhan Omar, R Kelly, Cory Jones and Twitter

March 10, 2019

Steve and Jim get together and drink Stagg Jr Bourbon while discussing the comments by Congresswoman Ilhan Omar regarding Israel; former Florida Police Officer convicted in the killing of Cory Jones plus our takes on R Kelly and his meltdown and the role of Twitter as a means of communication and information sharing. Enjoy....

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Proper 12, Cohen, Carlson and Bryce Harper

March 3, 2019

Steve and Jim review Conor McGregor's Proper Twelve Irish Whiskey and discuss Michael Cohen's testimony in front of Congress (including the exchange between Meadows and Tlaib); Tucker Carlson melts down when challenged by Dutch historian Rutger Bregman; the press coverage of a man who killed a mountain lion; the Oscars and movies from the past and Bryce Harper signs a monster contract.

Oscars Bonus Episode with Joey Gentile

March 1, 2019

Joey Gentile is a comedian, writer and Oscars enthusiast. He is also the co-host of the podcast Academy Queens (coming soon). Joey comes into the Cleveland Studio to talk with Jim about the Academy Awards, the Kevin Hart controversy, Jussie Smollett and the other subjects related to Hollywood. Enjoy.

Jussie, Florida, AOC and ISIS

February 24, 2019

Steve and Jim are together in the Cleveland Studio to discuss the unravelling story from Jussie Smollett; Coast Guard Officer Christopher Hasson and his alleged plot to assassinate...everyone; a former Philly cop using his authority to sexually assault men; the mayor of Port Richey, Florida shoots at a SWAT team during a raid; Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gets a new apartment in DC and ISIS defector from Alabama wants to come back to the US...enjoy.


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Trump Emergency, Joe Rogan, Jussie and 420 Bills and NFL

February 17, 2019

Steve and Jim review Maker's Mark 46 and discuss the passage of the spending bill, Trump's threat to declare a National State of Emergency to free funding for his border wall; Joe Rogan accused of making a racist remark; the latest on Jussie Smollett (as of Friday), cannabis legalization bills in the House and Senate; Kareem Hunt signed by the Browns; Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid settle their grievances with the NFL and really dumb analysis from Stephen A Smith of ESPN. Enjoy.

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Liam Neeson, RIP Frank Robinson and Superbowl Aftermath

February 10, 2019

Steve and Jim review another whiskey from Woodford Reserve and discuss the controversy created by Liam Neeson's recent interview. We also talk about the passing of MLB Legend Frank Robinson; Tulsi Gabbard and the Superbowl results and associated social aftermath relating to the ads. Enjoy...

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Ralph Northam Stands Before Whiskey Congress

February 5, 2019

So...after we recorded our last show, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam was revealed to have appeared in Medical School yearbook photos that depicted a man in blackface and another in a Ku Klux Klan outfit. So we had to get back together for another drink and talk about that situation...enjoy. 

Jussie, Barr, Trump and Super Bowl

February 3, 2019

Steve and Jim review Woodford Reserve Double Oaked bourbon and talk about the Jussie Smollett assault; New Attorney General Nominee William Barr and his stance on cannabis; Trump pulls out of the INF Missile Treaty with Russia and of course Super Bowl Predictions...The Northam issue occurred as we were recording, expect a bonus episode.

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