On today’s episode, 14 different podcasts with “Lone Star” in the title go head to head in an all-out battle royale we’re calling THE LONE STAR SHOWDOWN. Alex and Ben, your two completely unbiased hosts, will rate these pods by concept, content, host(s), theme song, sound quality, and how much the show is actually about Texas. In Part I, competitors include: Lone Star Podcast, The Lone Star Podcast (ours), The Lone Star Podcast (not ours), Lone Star Gun Talk, Lone Star Cowboy Church, Lone Star Fright, and Lone Star Legacy. Tune in to see who comes out on top!
The GEICO Gecko might be cute, he might save you money on your car insurance, but he never got his own single-season TV show with an 8% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Poor little bugger. Join Alex and special guest Larry Morgan, host of the Snark Monkey podcast (that’s the only reason he was invited on the show, there’s definitely no other connection), as they dive into what might be one of the worst sitcoms in the history of television: “Cavemen.” Yes, there was an actual 2007 TV show based on the GEICO Cavemen commercial–you probably missed it and you’re better off for it. And hey, don’t forget to check out Snark Monkey, available wherever you listen to Lone Star.
Pick a color. Now, your favorite album from 1996. Okay, and what’s your mom’s maiden name? Finally: Keanu Reeves or this flock of baby ducklings? Wow, turns out you’re a Lonestarino! You love listening to podcasts about trash. This BuzzFeed Quiz extravaganza episode might just be your favorite! Join Alex and Ben as they figure out which ThunderCat they are, what Hogwarts house they belong to, and more. They hate it as much as you do. Brought to you by Uncle Bumbery’s Wand Emporium.
You know the drill, folks. Every 5 episodes, we take a break from all the dumpster-diving to talk about things we love. Look for clues about today’s topics in the hashtags (and by clues, we mean literal descriptors). Brought to you by Rift Studios. No, seriously, there’s a discount code and everything, we’re big time now.
Note: Since recording this episode, FEMA has made emergency funds available to the Oglala Lakota Tribe.
What’s garbage in real life, but music to your ears? What’s about Texas, but never really about Texas? Have you guessed it? It’s the Lone Star Podcast. Oy. Today, your Trash Captains take you on a deep dive into some of the worst riddles, puzzles, jokes, and puns on the internet. Careful, we might run into some suspishfish along the way. Brought to you by big pharma.
It’s 2002. You’re in a Sharper Image. You’re getting over a recent break-up. Phil Collins’ brand new comeback album, “Testify,” comes on over the speakers. You remain uninspired. You sit in a massage chair–decide you’ll wait until you get a bigger place before you buy it. You leave. Flash forward 17 years: you sit down and listen to the Lone Star Podcast. Alex and Ben give voice to your moment of ennui from that dark time. We cannot feel it coming in the air tonight, folks. Brought to you by… nothing. Nobody. Nothingness.
Your favorite Garbage Voyagers embark on a most daring journey into the depths of online, fan-made choose your own adventure games. They’re joined by Dumpster Dilettante John Zdrojeski as they brave the high seas, 19th century London, and a… beehive? Brought to you by socks and good music.