100: One Hundred!

100th Episode of This Epic Disaster

It’s our ONE HUNDREDTH episode! Thanks to all our listeners, supporters and friends who have been with us through this disastrous process. On this show we discuss some of our favorite and not so favorite parts of the podcast. Rick gets surprised by Florida. Cheri wonders if it is possible to fall in love with someone without getting physical. Rick has a spiritually significant dream and Cheri parades naked in front of a handyman. Our Live Beer Review is the delicious Cinnamon Roll Imperial Ale by Southern Tier Brewing Company.

#99: Spare A Dollar??

Beggar Dogs

The Holiday Season has kicked off with Christmas already muscling in on Thanksgiving’s territory. Is there no way to hold it back?? Cheri gets caught up in traffic woes and offers advice to those behind the wheel. Rick ponders holiday charity and wonders if there is ever a time when one should help out a stranger who asks for it. Our Live Beer Review this week is Pecan Pie Paradise by Pontoon Brewing.

#98: A Nasty Steamer

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Cheri and Rick pack another Halloween away for the year but decide this year’s version was pretty darn good. Discussions happen about scary country people, interesting autumn facts and why so many people have more compassion for animals than humans. Our Live Beer Review is Orange Blossom Brewing’s 2 Pilsner.

#97: Halloween Stories

Halloween Stories

We’re celebrating Halloween week with our first Halloween stories show! Thanks to the listeners who contributed this year. We have a variety of different stories, from creepy, to spooky, to downright weird. We hope you enjoy them. Our Live Beer Review this week is Southern Prohibition Brewing’s Altered Beast IPA. Happy Halloween everyone!

Halloween Stories:

22:26 “Welcome Home” by Doug Johnson
23:42 “A Blessing And A Curse” by Patrick Wilcox
29:40 “Brigid McGhee’s” by Rick Baldwin
39:52 “The Display” by Adam Willhite
46:24 “Let’s Play” by Cheri Brown
52:47 “Farm Fresh Eggs” by Rick Baldwin

#96: Ghosts In Your Yard

Halloween Decor

Cheri gives out some pro-level Halloween decorating tips based on her experience in tricking out some pretty awesome Halloween houses. Rick ponders a career change and wonders what his options are so late in life. Cheri tries to operate on a couple hours of sleep a night and is feeling the effects. Our Live Beer Review is Elysian Brewing Company’s Dark Knife.

#95: Check Out Our Big 10

Cheri and Rick

This episode marks the 10th anniversary of Cheri and Rick meeting for the first time. They spend a little time telling how it all happened, how it almost went completely wrong, and how they ended up staying friends. Everything is ready for the big Little 5 Points Halloween Parade and Cheri and Rick will be there giving out stickers to all who want one. Our Live Beer Review is Bestie by Wild Heaven Beer.

#94: Anger and Entitlement

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Rick wants to go to a RAVE but he isn’t completely sure what it is. Cheri is bummed that the world is full of anger and entitlement. Final plans are made for the Halloween parade. Rick has some Missed Connections of Ladies looking for dudes. This week’s Live Beer Review is Mandarina IPA by Highland Brewing Company.

#93: Special Guest – Aaron Jackson of Netherworld

We kick off the haunted month of October with a visit from our friend Aaron Jackson, a long-time listener and team member of Atlanta’s premier haunted attraction, Netherworld. We discuss haunted houses, unruly crowds and how not to get so scared you poop your pants. It’s a great conversation to start your Halloween podcast season. Don’t forget to visit Cheri and Rick at this years Little 5 Points Halloween Festival and Parade in Atlanta. They’ll give you free treats! Our Live Beer Review this week is Allagash Brewing Company’s Brewers Bridge.

#92: Moms Gone Wild!

Moms Gone Wild!

Cheri and Rick are preparing to be in Atlanta’s Little 5 Points Halloween Parade but they can’t decide what costumes they want to wear. Any ideas? Rick goes shopping for comfy clothes and ends up buying traditional Indian clothes. A listener submits a dream for interpretation and Rick does it solid. Cheri gives relationship advice to a listener who might be getting out of hand with her son-in-law. We’re still accepting Halloween story submissions! Our Live Beer Review is Unveiled Brewing Company’s Brown Ale.

#91: Don’t Poke The Brown Bear

Brown Bear

Rick and Cheri both have dreams that involve the elimination of Cheri. Cheri brings in a special gift for Rick. Rick discusses his dog history. Cheri invites Rick to visit a Haunted House but Rick is not very enthusiastic about it. Ghost Tours with booze is agreed to be a good thing. Rick wants to get together a local group for viewing Rocky Horror Picture Show. This week’s Live Beer Review is Monday Night Brewing’s Mischief Managed Raspberry Berliner Weisse.