ODO 108

ODO 108: Kinder Grads, Car Trouble, and Conspiracies

So last week was super busy. Between Kindergarten graduation, my brother in town, and other family events, I just didn’t have time to record a new episode. It was fun but busy. Aaannnd then Saturday night hit, and my weekend turned from great to crap on a dime. In the news I’ve got a 15 minute marriage, skipping work to be a god, and some very adult puppets getting in trouble with their friendlier cousins. The Jackass of the Week goes to a plastic surgeon who needs to spend some time behind bars instead of in front of a camera. Finally in Recommended Listening, it’s time to get our conspiracy on with Hysteria 51.

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ODO 107

ODO 107: I Don’t Need To Be Rich

The Livestream For The Cure is over and they managed to raise over $11,000 for the Cancer Research Institute. I’ve got a small sidebar about my son and coffee, and this week I came to realization that I don’t really want to be rich. The news brings some questionable headlines, an irritable barber, and an absent-minded astronaut. At long last, the time has come for this week’s Recommended Listening feature: Who’s Right w/ Doug and Anthony.

 

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ODO 106: Beers, Bears, Pizza, And Plumbing

Once again I do not have the Epic Film Guys on the show and it’s totally my fault this time. My brain is all over the place this week. From Livestream For The Cure, to wanting to get into podcast editing and voiceover work, to home plumbing issues. It’s been a busy week. I’ve got an SMF news break from Mike Jolitz, beer that’s not beer, a pizza festival without pizza, a family dog that’s not a dog and more. For Recommended Listening I’m talking more about the Livestream For The Cure and the Hello Cancer WTF campaign for Perry Johnson and how you can help.

 

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ODO 105

ODO 105: I’m Not A Doctor, But I Play One On YouTube

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I know I promised an Epic Film Guys guest spot this week, but sometimes schedules don’t work out the best. I get into why I’ve got 2 shows that dropped this week,  and I share my experience from just a few days ago with my 4 year old and a scorpion. I’ve also got an SMF News break from Mike Jolitz and a very full news segment on my own with a lot of tales of YouTube doctoring. And finally in recommended listening, I’ve got a very funny straightforward movie podcast featuring 2 movie professionals from Australia, “We Watched A Thing.

 

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ODO 101

ODO 101: Old Reliable “Idiots”

We’re back to “normal” this week. At least as normal as things really get around here. I’ve been spending a lot of time working on building the website and the patreon for the show. Of course that means I haven’t been nearly as productive as I’d have liked to have been. But we did get a new Shark. That’s exciting right? The news this week gets us back to those standard stories of drugs, bad judgement, and plain old stupidity. The “Jackass of The Week” puts a new twist on the old excuse, “it’s not mine.” Finally, in Recommended Listening, I’m getting back to guests from the Livestream For The Cure with another Phoenix based show: BSP: The Idio[t]Syncracy Files.

 

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Odd Dad Out Episode 100

Odd Dad Out- Episode 100!!!

After nearly 2 and a half years I have reached episode 100 of the podcast and I spend a ton of time just vamping about it. I talk about how the show started, how the format grew and changed over time, and how I got to where I am now. I answer email questions from podcast friends from around the world, and just soak in the fact that I have finally reached such a milestone.

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ODO 97: A Story For Every Story

ODO 97: A Story For Every Story

It’s been a fun week around the Odd house. I’ve decided I want to start writing more for the blog. I’m trying to do more with the Facebook group. We took the family to the food truck festival. I got to be a part of the Sunshine Summit 2018 and hang out in the live streams. And it seems that I have some sort of personal story for every news story this week, except for one.

 

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 -WEIRD NEWS-

Scientists in Israel claim to have created a solution of nano-particles that can repair damaged corneas and correct both near and far sightedness. The treatment would include corneal mapping done via smartphone.
Authorities found what appears to be a homeless person’s camp built into a cement structure on the top of a California Amtrak station. Officers found a tent and other amenities in the structure.
An Arizona woman was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) after causing a three car accident while on the way to her wedding. She was released later the same day.

 -JACKASS OF THE WEEK-

Former ‘Officer of the Year’ Arrested For Drugs and Child Neglect

A Florida sheriff’s deputy and his girlfriend were arrested after neighbors reported screaming and gunshots at his home. When officers arrived, they found cocaine, marijuana, spent shell casings on the floor, and bullet holes in the walls. The couple’s 2 year old child was also in the home. Back in 2016, the deputy had been awarded the Florida Sheriffs Association “Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.”

 -Sunshine Summit 2018-

sunshine summit 2018
https://www.sunshineandpowercuts.com/sunshinesummit2018/
The Sunshine Summit 2018 is upon us, and it’s been a blast getting to be a part of it. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed watching all the live streams and hearing the stories from all the guests. It doesn’t hurt that I’ve been mentioned by nearly everyone. My experience with the summit has opened up new opportunities for me guesting on other shows, as well as opening me up to new ideas for this show in the future.

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PodernFamily

ODO 93: Hearts, Hoops, And A Whole Lot Of Stupid

 
Happy Valentine’s Day! My wife made me not only buy her a gift, but have it delivered to her at work. She also bought me a gift when I told her not to, so I guess we’re even. We had a great family trip to see the World Championship Hoop Dancing competition in Phoenix this weekend, and everyone had a blast. I took a poll to crown the “Jackass of the Week.” Finally, since I seem to be throwing format out the window this month, I chat about the upcoming Sunshine Summit 2018 being put on by Heather from Sunshine and PowerCuts.

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For Valentine’s I bought by wife a set of chocolate dipped strawberries from Edible Arrangements
https://www.ediblearrangements.com/
We also spent our weekend enjoying the music and dancing at the Heard Museum for the 28th Annual World Championship of Hoop Dancing.
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 -WEIRD NEWS- 

A college professor was fired after nearly failing a student because the student said that Australia is a country. The professor was insistent that Australia is only a continent and not a country.
  • Man appeals DWI conviction claiming that the blood-alcohol level test discriminates against alcoholics.

After his fourth DWI conviction, a man is appealing his case claiming that using a simple blood-alcohol level test for arrests discriminates against alcoholics who have a higher tolerance for alcohol. He insists that because alcoholics have a higher alcohol tolerance, their driving ability is not as impaired by the lower legal limit and they should not be subject to the same regulations.

 -JACKASS OF THE WEEK- 

Suspected poacher in South Africa gets eaten by lions.

The head and some innards of a n unknown man were found in a game hunting preserve in South Africa, seemingly eaten by a pride of lions. Near the remains was a loaded hunting riffle. That combined with park officials not recognizing the man lead them to believe he was a poacher in the park.

 -RECOMMENDED LISTENING-

https://www.sunshineandpowercuts.com

 

 -Promos And Shout-Outs-

Poplar Cove

Second Press Podcast

Sometimes Geek

Smoke and Mirrors

Sunshine and PowerCuts- Sunshine Summit

ODO 92: Football, Fish Tanks, and Karen & Ellen

I’m running a little behind this week, oddly enough on account of the SuperBowl. Between yard work, house work, work work, a Super Bowl party, and kids dr appointments, I didn’t have a lot of time for podcasting. On top of that we’re testing out a change in my diet of the lactose-free variety. I skip the news on account of extended story time save for the Jackass Of The Week. Finally, I get a little help from Chris from the “More Gooder Than” podcast with this week’s featured show: The Karen & Ellen Letters.

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 -JACKASS OF THE WEEK-

High School Senior Arrested Over Animal Abuse Video

An idiotic high school senior is now facing felony animal abuse charges after a video was posted showing him throwing a crying kitten into a body of water.

 -RECOMMENDED LISTENING-

Karen and Ellen Letters

https://karenandellen.podbean.com/

“The Karen & Ellen Letters is a true tale of two girls, their found correspondence, and a journey deep into cognitive dissonance. The podcast chronicles host Josh Hallmark’s twelve year obsession with finding out the truth behind a stack of bizarre letters he received for his 24th birthday. It is equal parts comedy and mystery.”

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ODO 91: Camels and Peacocks and Ghosts, Oh My!

As usual, I’m generally tired. This week though I have a better than normal reason. I’ve got a jam packed news segment ranging from camel botox to “emotional support peacocks.” A couple stories throw me into kind of mini rants including the “Jackass Of The Week.” This week’s featured podcast comes from the host of a previously featured show. It’s the return of Darel “Big D” Smith and his wife, Cindy, with Smoke and Mirrors.


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 -WEIRD NEWS-

A 20 year old woman from Scotland has been receiving death threats after starting a GoFundMe to pay for breast reduction surgery. She suffers from a rare bone disease with symptoms similar to arthritis which is only compounded by her size 32K breasts.
Nearly a dozen camels were disqualified from this year’s “camel beauty contest” in Saudi Arabia when their handlers used Botox to improve their appearance.

The Continental Bar, in Manhattan, has posted a sign stating that it will kick you out for using the word “literally.” “Literally” has practically become a catchphrase for the entire Kardashian clan.

THERE’S STILL HOPE IN THIS WORLD! 💖💖💖#StopKardashianismNOW pic.twitter.com/Y5ggDYs8XZ

— EL Adl (@ElAdl1995) January 26, 2018

 

When French supermarket chain Intermarche put Nutella spread on sale at 70% off, the rush to get some turned chaotic. Some locations reported crowds shoving each other and breaking things trying to get as much of the chocolate hazelnut spread as possible. In some cases police had to help dissipate the crowds.

A yacht seized with over 800 kilograms of cocaine on board was auctioned off with some of the drugs still inside. When the new owner cleaned out his recent purchase, he found another kilo of cocaine still on board. He promptly turned it over to authorities.

A woman who tried to board a United Airlines flight with her “emotional support peacock” was denied by airline officials. The airline said the bird did not meet size and weight requirements for service animals. They had actually told her this 3 times before she arrived at the airport.

 

 -JACKASS OF THE WEEK-

Parents Trying To Cure Autism With Bleach

There is a religious group found in both California and spreading recently into the UK that encourages using bleach to “cure” children of autism. The group believe that the disorder is caused by pathogens that will be killed by the HIGHLY TOXIC CHEMICAL.

 -RECOMMENDED LISTENING-

Smoke and Mirrors

https://smokeandmirrorspod.weebly.com/
“Smoke and Mirrors is a podcast that dives deep into the world of the paranormal, the unusual, and the unexplained to separate the facts from the fiction.”

If you want to send me your Karen and Ellen clips for next week’s show, email them to: odddadout@gmail.com

-Promos And Shout-Outs-

Varmints
The Story Behind
Now That I’m Older
Mike Jolitz Show