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.
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.
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.
Cheri makes a choice about trying to date a friend and now she can’t undo it. Rick and Cheri discuss who their ideal podcast guests would be now that they blew the chance to interview David Tennant. What would you do if we win 120 million dollars?? Our Live Beer Review is Island Coastal Lager by East Island Brewing Company.
Cheri is going out for a night of karaoke and Rick wants to crash the party and video it. Rick shares a couple of documentaries he has recently watched, including one he considers to be one of the best. Rick wants to know how to handle it when a friend wants you to see their art but their art really sucks. Cheri overdoes the Dad Jokes. Rick plans a secret romantic trip. Our Live Beer Review is Sour Monkey by Victory.Hope you are enjoying your Labor Day vacation!
Cheri offered to buy a T-shirt for any listener who would catalogue our entire Live Beer Review ratings and a listener did just that. Thanks to Aaron “Jax” Jackson for digging through hours of archives to help us keep up with all of our beers! You can find the list on our website here. Rick has a dream about a mean Dennis Quaid and Cheri shares a strange one of her own. Rick offers to interpret listeners’ dreams (You should take him up on that). Cheri has a panic attack about friendship, security and self care. Rick offers a perspective on how to get through the darkness of depression and doubt. The Live Beer Review this week is Quest Brewing Company’s Smoking Mirror Smoked Porter.
After months of rumors, Burger King finally adds the Impossible Burger to it’s menu and Cheri and Rick are quick to try it out and give it a review. Can a plant-based burger be as good as an animal-based burger? Listen and learn. Rick wants to know which of the iconic Halloween monsters would be the worst if it really exist. What do you think? We check out some listener mail and our Live Beer Review is 3 Philosophers Belgian from Ommegang Brewery.
Sorry for the delay but sometimes sickness strikes! Rick realizes that they have hardly discussed country music even though they have discussed other genres of music in depth. So here it is. Rick invents a country music game called “Country Hell.” Cheri wonders what the hell is going on with Country Music. Rick makes a list of the top Country songs of all time. Meanwhile, his wife destroys their house. Our live beer review this week is Arches’ Southern Bel.
It’s episode 85 which makes This Epic Disaster our longest running Podcast! We celebrate by telling you interesting things that happened in the year 1985. For some reason. Rick goes to Texas and almost doesn’t make it back. He also discovers Texas is the least vegetarian friendly place in the world. Cheri tells of growing up isolated in Minnesota. Rick has a dream that he hopes Cheri might give him insight on. Our Live Beer Review is Dragon’s Milk White by New Holland Brewing.
It’s the week of Cheri’s Birthday and Rick dedicates the entire show to her. Sorta. So, if you could have any present in the world, what would you want? Where would you want to spend your birthday if you could spend it anywhere? Who would you invite? We celebrate that this episode ties This Epic Disaster for our longest running podcast! Our Live Beer Review (Birthday Version) checks out Monday Night Brewing’s Slushee Fund Cherry Lime Gose.