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114. Waterproof your Panties! Splitting Time with Eric Morris



John and Coleman talk to a workaholic named Eric James Morris. Between recently getting into acting, owning his own company, and raising a full family, there is no down time for this man! He explains how he got into acting, as well as some of the roles he has been in and has coming up. Eric also tells us about his background in “blue collar” work and how it has grown into owning his own company. To check out his work, and/or if you need assistance with your home, go to https://www.morrisenvironmental.com/ and reach out to them for help! Also check out his movie profile thus far at https://www.imdb.com/name/nm8252717/ , and be sure to see what else he ends up appearing in!

John and Coleman also talk about addiction and dependency a bit as Coleman is finishing “Sober October”, and address a poll that was taken in the group page. John’s birthday comes up again because he received a gift from a friend of the show, and another talk show was nervous believing it was only his 20th birthday. Huge thanks to Eric Morris for taking some time to answer our questions! We hope you enjoy listening as much as we enjoy chatting, laugh with us or at us, and tip your pizza maker!


112. FTI Live 10 – Shoutouts with Pride & Conversation with Curly’s Grandson (CurlyG)



John and Coleman are feeling prideful this week! With the Pride Parade in town, Coleman gives us insight on what the environment was like out there, as well as the final home game for the Orlando Pride. Meanwhile John got out of a careless driving ticket, but also got a speeding ticket in the same day.

The guys also have a conversation with the grandson of the very famous & legendary Curly from the 3 Stooges! Known as “Curly G”, he monetizes a YouTube channel ( youtube.com/channel/UCdzsQCzUKg8Hpsc1ws_j3lw ) where he does sketch comedy, and provides some of that classic slapstick humor everyone enjoys! He even discusses some things that even die hard 3 Stooges’ fans may not know! For “Did Ya Hear?”, news surfaces of coasters that could test for drugs in drinks, another cop kills a resident in their home in Texas, a potential high school gunman gets wrestled to the ground, and much more! It was a pleasure talking to Curly G and sharing some laughs with him. He has some incredible stories! We hope you enjoy listening as much as we enjoy chatting, laugh with us or at us, and tip your pizza maker!


111. A Conversation with Larry Hankin



John and Coleman interview the amazing actor/comedian/improv legend, Larry Hankin! Known for roles in movies and shows such as Escape From Alcatraz, Home Alone, Billy Madison, Friends, Breaking Bad, and so many more! Larry talks about how tough the entertainment business is and how it was for him coming up when he was young compared to now. He provides advice and shares personal stories of various auditions, and including times he was on the sets of different movies working with numerous notorious directors. Larry even gives us a background into his personal life regarding issues he has to deal with to get over the various hurdles of show business.

The interview begins 17 minutes in. The conversation goes as far back as his college days and his improv days with The Committee, to now where he has a book called “The Loopholes Dossier” (available on Amazon) and a role in “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie” (available on Netflix), and also everything in between! We hope you enjoy listening as much as we enjoy chatting, laugh with us or at us, tip your pizza maker, and enjoy this refreshingly honest and funny hour featuring Larry Hankin!


109. FTI Live 8 – Throwback Thursday / Sportsing with Koko



John and Coleman have Koko back in! For the first live show of the month, Coleman tells his story of going to see Bone Thugs-n-Harmony last week, which was their 25th anniversary tour. Where has the time gone?!? Also discussed is the 25th anniversary of the sitcom “Friends” and how it was playing in theaters recently with bonus content, among other things!

The guys also interview Jeff Davis, an actor who is currently working on producing and directing his own horror film and also an actor in the upcoming movie “Showdown on the Brazos”. Also the gang chat about Amber Guyger and her murder sentence. Wrapping up, the conversation steers towards sports as Koko lets everyone know what’s going on with the first few weeks of the NFL, the beginning of the MLB postseason, and the opening day of the NHL season! We hope you enjoy listening as much as we enjoy chatting, laugh with us or at us, and tip your pizza maker!


108. A Candid Conversation with Sycho Sid Vicious



John and Coleman have a special interview for this one! The guys talk with professional wrestling legend, Sycho Sid Vicious! At first, John and Coleman address the craziness that happened at their favorite bar, Casey’s. Also, they discuss wrestling and shenanigans before getting Sid on the show.

The interview with Sid happens at around the 34 minute mark. He discusses a lot, some of which being about his leg breaking, who inspired him, how he got into the wrestling business, and much more! He even talks about which company he preferred working for, as well as, the Shockmaster incident and the difficulties/training involved with his line of work. We got to so much and we can not thank Sid enough for taking the time to talk with us and give us a behind the scenes look at the grandest stage of sports entertainment (WCW, ECW, WWF, WWE). He has a podcast called “The Vicious Circle Podcast” and is also working on a book that is to be released soon!…Oh, and Sid yelled at us! How cool!…We hope you enjoy listening as much as we enjoy chatting, laugh with us or at us, and tip your pizza maker!


107. FTI Live 7 – Top Golf, Sober October, & Chat with Bill Foster



John and Coleman catch up after they hung out at Top Golf for Coleman’s birthday. They both want to cut back on alcohol, and Coleman is going to do Sober October! They also get to “Scoop on the Group”, “Pizza Picks”, and have a phone interview with writer/director/actor Bill Foster about the projects he has coming up as well as leaning towards the Western genre and how he made the transition into the entertainment business!

For “Did Ya Hear?”, the guys discuss Tekashi 69 snitching, scooters potentially hitting the streets of cities, Trump Impeachment news, MarioKart for the phone, and more! We hope you enjoy listening as much as we enjoy chatting, laugh with us or at us, and tip your pizza maker! JINX!


99. Maxine & Kirt from Maxine’s On Shine



John and Coleman are on-location at “Maxine’s On Shine”! They sit down and chat with the owners, Kirt and Maxine! We talk about their success with their many awards and nominations, as well as the tribulations and difficulties that come with operating a business. Also, they talk about some events that they have coming up, things on their menu, and they even tell us a bit about themselves on a personal level (among MUCH more). They have a lovely place and they are lovely people. “Maxine’s On Shine” this year is nominated at Orlandoweekly.com for “best brunch, best bloody mary, and best place to take a date”, and they have also won Reader’s and Critic’s Choice awards for the Orlando Magazine year after year since 2013. What do you expect? They’re in the Dining Hall of Fame! We encourage you to vote for them this year and check out their unique restaurant if you haven’t already! Huge thanks to Kirt and Maxine, they’re a complete delight and interviewing them was a real treat with a lot of hilarity involved. Go to maxinesonshine.com to find out more! We hope you enjoy listening as much as we enjoy chatting, laugh with us or at us, and tip your pizza maker gosh darn it!


96. Josh Bauer From JBauerArt



For this one John and Coleman talk to the very talented painter, Josh Bauer! Discussions include how he got into doing live paintings, tips for new painters, and more. Also, the comparison of painters versus other artists is made, as well as the difficulty of determining the value of your own work. Huge thanks to Josh Bauer for coming on! We hope you enjoy listening as much as we enjoy chatting, laugh with us or at us, and tip your pizza makers and painters!


89. Tony’s Tangent Train



This episode John and Coleman have a riot of a time with comedian Tony Barrett (Nos)! Between his voices and improv skills, the jokes were flying. We play two games throughout, as well as ask Tony B some questions about his personal life versus his on-stage presence as a funnyman, and where the F the nickname “Nos” came from.

The topics range a great deal from hardcore parkour and colonoscopies, to Cleopatra in a Jewelry store and Edgar Allan Poe at Barnes & Nobles. During “Did Ya Hear?” they talk about stupid criminals doing stupid things, a painful bone break, and a few other things. We hope you enjoy listening as much as we enjoy chatting, laugh with us or at us, and tip your pizza maker!


Backyard Sessions 14 – Entering the Black Hole / Rick & Ant



Rocky and John are joined with the “Entering the Black Hole” Podcast by Rick and Anthony. Fair warning, we get a little rambunctious! We talk about how ETBH got started, as well as, what they are doing now with their most recent hot sauce challenges. We talk about hot sauce a few times throughout the show, and Rocky forces John to try some. This episode is chaotic, but we shared a lot of laughs and packed in a lot of jokes during the interview!

They also discuss what Rick and Ant are planning in the future, including an event at Johnny’s Filling Station in Orlando on April 23rd at 6pm. We discuss the idea behind some of their segments on their show. We also get into talking about controversy, and how it should or could be handled. We had a lot of fun and hope you can keep up with the craziness. Enjoy this hour with Rick and Anthony from Entering the Black Hole!


86. Lost and Found of Voices & Interview with David Batten



This episode John and Coleman interview David Batten from Liberty Health Sciences during the middle portion, or the meat of the show if you will! They were also joined by Rocky from “What’s the Fuss?” podcast, and had some questions for David about being a manager of a Florida medical dispensary. They tried new things, shared laughs, and had a good ol’ time getting informed. Though some of it may seem common knowledge, people just like to pretend they know when they actually don’t.

Also Coleman lost his voice while yelling during an Orlando City Soccer match, and apparently found other voices within himself. They do “Did Ya Hear?” along with the monthly prize giveaway in the last segment. The timeline for this one jumps around and the settings of recording change, but we hope you continue to laugh with us or at us. And tip your pizza maker!


85. Brunch With the KitchenKillaz



This episode John and Coleman have on special guests, the extremely talented Billy Floyd and Commodore from the KitchenKillaz! It was a fantastic time interviewing them and hanging out. We get to learn about how they started as a musical duo, as well as, their show they do live 3 times a week and how Commodore got his name.

They provide a great behind the scenes look at how they have accomplished all that they have up to this point and what they hope to get done in the future. The laughter was contagious in this one. They’re expecting their first album in the near future, they play amazing live sets, and they crash kitchens with a fantastic variety show; enjoy our chat with the KitchenKillaz!

Catch their show Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at facebook.com/kitchenkillaz or on YouTube! We hope you enjoy listening as much as we enjoyed chatting!


82. John Babcock and His Music



John and Coleman are joined by a very special guest, John Babcock! He plays multiple instruments (primarily drums, bass, guitar), and has been apart of “The Muchachos” Drum Corp as well as performs as Paul McCartney for The Beatles cover bands and as a solo artist. We ask him a lot of questions; from how he got started, to what he’s doing now and everything in between.

He tells stories about working in some amazing studios, playing at huge venues and stadiums, meeting some of the biggest names in show business, and all of his impressive original work! Be sure to check out BABCOCKMUSIC.COM to find out more stories and details of this musically, multi-talented professional. Buckle up for some incredible stories, we hope you enjoy listening as much as we enjoy chatting. LAUGH WITH US OR AT US, and you’ll hear from us again on Tuesday! For now, enjoy our chat with John Babcock!


Backyard Sessions 13 – Trey from Swervey Jones Show & Cookin’ Up Comedy



On this 13th edition, Rocky and John have producer and host, Trey Siwek from “Swevery Jones Show” and “Cookin’ Up Comedy”! It was a real treat because for the first time, we are in our guest’s backyard, and he cooks for us! We discuss a range of things, from his experience in doing talk shows to his passion for cooking.

This episode is in 3 segments, we had a huge scary fire in the middle of us that Trey was cooking on and it just made sense to be careful and stand back! He was also making drinks for us and was easily the busiest guest we’ve had, while being on point for the conversation. His hospitality was amazing and we can not thank him enough for hosting us at his home while we hosted him on the show. Check out his hilarity on the Swervey Jones Show or Cookin’ Up Comedy Podcasts, but for right now, enjoy an hour of Trey Siwek!


Backyard Sessions 12 – Chad DeGroot



We are in the backyard again for our 12th session as John and Rocky are joined with another amazing special guest, BMX professional and shop owner Chad DeGroot! In segment one, he talks about some of his travels over the years as well as some of his projects he has worked on. Chad tells us some memorable stories of his past, and we also have some innocent conversation about TV and what some of the best days of his life have been.

In segment two, Chad messes with Rocky! Chad told John he was going to troll Rocky, so, he starts acting confused and misunderstands everything Rocky is saying on purpose. Also, there were extremely hot chicken wings as the food on this one (so there may be some choking). We can not thank the BMX professional enough for stopping by and chatting with us. Sit back and enjoy an hour of the class act, Chad DeGroot!


75. Experiencing Big Brother with JC from BB20!



Today is a special episode. It is episode 75, and with a very special guest – JC from Big Brother 20! He played a solid game and finished in the top 3 this year. John and Coleman get to pick his brain about his personal experience, about the gameplay, and some of how it is behind the scenes. We get to learn a bit about what life is like now for JC after having millions of people watch him and everything he does. This interview was a blast – we shared a number of laughs, and we can not thank JC enough for coming on the PodPatio.

In the beginning, we briefly touch on why there was no episode last week as we were going through a difficult time. Also discussing the results of The News Junkie’s Bike Drive that Coleman was assisting with. We hope you enjoy listening as much as we enjoy chatting, Coleman is hammered and he loves you – LAUGH WITH US OR AT US!


Backyard Sessions 10 – Simon Sez of Simon Time Trivia



Episode 10 of Backyard Sessions features Simon Sez from Simon Time Trivia! This interview was an absolute treat. It was a blast going from discussing how far back his trivia goes, to how he controls difficult crowds, and beyond!

Simon tells John and Rocky about his professional wrestling experience, including some nice (and not so nice) interactions regarding the sports entertainment industry. Conversations also include superb fashion and certain racial tension. The discussion was extensive and covered more than this description could do justice. It’s our longest Backyard Session yet, it was fun, and we as always learn in-depth about our very special guest, CHECK IT OUT!


69. Rolls Reversed / Coleman Hosts, Origins of the Show



We’re back! John and Coleman switch rolls on this 69 themed episode, so this episode is hosted by Pizza Piesenberg. Joining them is Anthony from the ETBH Podcast! They all catch up a bit and Coleman questions John about the origins of the show. Discussions also include those pesky shopping carts, some sports chatter, and more!

Also a segment of “Did Ya Hear?” covering content sent in by a few friends of the show. Stories about a bionic penis, what popcorn lung is, and a trolling old couple that still bone each other. Thanks for downloading, we hope you enjoy listening as much as we enjoy recording. LAUGH WITH US OR AT US!


Backyard Sessions 8 – Chris “Pizza_Piesenberg” Coleman



This episode Rocky and John have on Chris “Pizza Piesenberg” Coleman for some chicken, beers, and an interview. In the spirit of not giving too much away, let’s just say it’s worth a listen. They discuss his pizza reputation in Central Florida, his transition from Georgia (where he was born) to Florida, his love for talk shows, becoming an early father, etc.

They also were celebrating Labor Day, so happy belated Labor Day! It was rainy but the Backyard still didn’t disappoint. From discussing how John and Coleman met, to whether or not they have sex dreams about each other, it is safe to say that this eighth episode of Backyard Sessions is worth a listen. Laugh with us or at us and we hope you enjoy listening as much as we enjoy chatting. Coleman is hammered, and he loves you.

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67. Exotic Animals / guest Australian Rapper ‘Mugzy’



On this episode, John and Coleman talk about exotic animals – there are ones that would be cool to own, then there are ones that are underestimated, and of course ones that can fight! We also have our very first international guest, as we talk on the phone with Australian rapper ‘Mugzy’ Brady! It was awesome discussing music from where it has been to where it’s going, as well as discussing his experience making music. We even pick his brain a bit about the culture in Australia, and man can you hear it in his voice!

In segment two we interpret a music video as best as possible, and do some “Did Ya Hear?” – What is the deal with smoked watermelon and watermelon soup? We hope you enjoy listening as much as we enjoyed chatting. Stay weird and LAUGH WITH US OR AT US!

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