Month: January 2024

Episode 89 – “That’s The Way To Do It!”

Episode 89 – “That’s The Way To Do It!”

Join John and Wes as they delve into the fascinating realm of human psychology, exploring the profound impact that both good and bad news can have on our lives. Together, they’ll examine how our reactions to life’s ups and downs shape our perspectives and influence our well-being. Through candid conversation and insightful reflection, we’ll uncover strategies for cultivating a positive outlook on life, even in the face of adversity.

But wait, there’s more! We’ll also take a lighthearted look at the world of non-alcoholic beverages. From the intriguing allure of extra calories to the curious notion of “less fun,” we’ll uncover the unexpected joys that await in every sip. So grab your favorite drink (alcoholic or otherwise) and join us for a journey into the delightful nuances of optimism and refreshment. Cheers to finding the bright side, even in life’s most unexpected twists and turns!

Athletic Brewing Company “Run Wild” IPA

Best Day Brewing Company Kölsch

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Episode 88 – “Ghost Host”

Episode 88 – “Ghost Host”

Step into the captivating world of “Ghost Host” Craig Weinberg. Explore the realms of podcasting, photography, and the art of interviewing as Craig shares his journey alongside today’s most innovative minds. Uncover the magic behind the mic and gain insight into the storytelling craft that defines his engaging conversations. Join us for a laid-back session with a Rittenhouse Bottle-In-Bond Rye Whiskey, and experience Wes’s venture into the world of “near-beer” from Athletic Brewing Company. In this unique episode, witness the interviewer becoming the interviewee, offering a blend of wit, wisdom, and a toast to the extraordinary. Cheers!

The Interview Podcast

VPD Studio

Athletic Brewing Company Wit’s Peak

Rittenhouse Rye Bottle-In-Bond


Episode 87 – Sportsball

Episode 87 – Sportsball

Are you fan of Sportsball? Does just the name of that local Sportsball hero make you moist? Do you always wear your favorite Sportsball team’s jersey to the office every Friday so that others may know that you are “One of us!” Maybe you just like watching people play with their balls. Join John and Wes in a lively discussion about the pitfalls of excessive sports fandom, all while savoring the delightful flavors of Slippery Pig Caffe Cocina Espresso Stout and Heritage Distilling Elk Rider Bourbon. Here’s to a spirited conversation! Cheers!

Slippery Pig Brewery Caffe Cocina Espresso Stout

Heritage Distilling Elk Rider Bourbon


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Episode 86 – Crickets and Cows

Episode 86 – Crickets and Cows

In a lively tête-à-tête, John and Wes delve into the realms of responsible imbibing, the thrill of sports, and the indulgence of exquisite libations. From the tantalizing allure of man-mosas and the crisp embrace of El Suenito’s cervecas to the sophisticated notes of the #14 Whisky Advocate Glenfiddich 12 Amontillado Sherry Cask finished, their conversation unfolds as a symphony of flavors and camaraderie. Join them as they navigate the intersection of conviviality and refined taste in a discussion that promises to elevate the art of socializing. Cheers!

El Suenito Alebrijes

Glenfiddich 12 Amontillo Sherry Cask

Remy Cointreau R.E.S.P.E.C.T.


Episode 85 – Survival Season

Episode 85 – Survival Season

In the midst of the festive whirlwind, John and Wes engage in a spirited conversation, navigating the delicate art of gracefully surviving the holiday season. Nestled in the warm glow of camaraderie, they savor the rich notes of Smuttynose Brewing Robust Porter, the tantalizing aroma of a Highway Manor Mr. Apricot, the smooth elegance of Woodinville Whiskey, and the bold character of Heaven Hills Fighting Cock Whiskey. A symphony of flavors to accompany their reflections on the season’s potential pitfalls. Amidst the clinks of glasses, our dynamic duo shares invaluable insights on setting boundaries and gracefully sidestepping the treacherous traps that often accompany family gatherings. Join us as we distill the essence of holiday survival, offering sage advice on steering clear of awkward conversations with that well-meaning yet slightly overbearing uncle. Here’s to a season of tactful diplomacy and joyous festivities! Cheers to navigating the holidays with finesse!!

Smuttynose Brewing Robust Porter

Highway Manor Mr. Apricot

Woodinville Whiskey

Heaven Hills Fighting Cock

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