January 5, 2019

S04 E05 – The Best

OPENING:

FOLLOW-UP:

  • Bro serves Bro Show Suspension - Real Story
  • Da Bears win Central Division & make playoffs
  • New Year’s Eve
    • Jon’s pistachio injury results in NWestern comeback in Holiday Bowl
    • Jeri changed out catheter & did nails

2018 CHRISTMAS MOVIE SCENE:

  • Oh so many choices - Theater, TV & Streaming
  • Hallmark Christmas Movie Phenomenon
  • The Hallmark CMP (Christmas Movie Process)
    • Contentious meet up ripens to romance
    • Recovery from reckoning moment
    • Holiday music & decorations in picturesque setting
    • Snowball fight & hot chocolate
  • 2018 Hallmark Christmas Movie Best & Worst
  • Christmas Chronicles
  • Get Santa

SPONSOR (FULL READ):

HUMOR:

  • Vince’s groaners

PHOTOS:

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OPENING:

FOLLOW-UP:

  • Mascot Hall of Fame Opening and Tommy Hawk Altercation Blackhawks mascot Tommy Hawk fights fan wars.

    • Mascot HOF Update since Visit
    • Mascot HOF Opening December 26th
    • Mascot HOF Inductees- Nittany Lion, Slugger, Benny the Bull, & Tommy Hawk
    • Tommy Hawk altercation with fan at UC
    • Effect of Altercation on job and induction
    • New NHL Mascot Gritty - Game Changer
  • Jeri’s reductionist progress with his three E’s
  • Hallmark’s Christmas Eve/Day Schedule - Starting 7PM Christmas Eve, 20 Holiday Movies will be shown commercial-free
  • Christmas songs revisited
    • Green Day playlist - no room in the inn
    • Baby It’s Cold Outside - 1949 Academy Award winning song stirs #MeToo controversy

Rockin’ 1,000:

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HUMOR:

  • Vince’s groaners

PHOTOS:

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December 15, 2018

S04 E03 – Rahm-N-Axe

OPENING:

FOLLOW-UP:

  • Mary Jane

    • Jon is in a panic
    • Jeri's got his own strategy
  • Dirty Al Gallagher takes the big dirt nap - RIP, buddy
  • Michigan deer collision rules of the road
  • New shirts and cups report
  • U.S. Wetlands under threat from United Snakes States
  • chn Holiday Party report (pizza catastrophe)

THE THREE E’s

  • Erase all bad memories
  • Embrace only good memories
  • Embellish all the good ones

Corollary: attribute/save all bad character traits to/for work

RAHM-N-AXE:

  • Not a pharmaceutical; not a cure for heartburn.
  • Rahm on The Axe Files with David Axelrod
  • Congress - deal with country needs not Trump until Mueller finishes report
  • Mayors of cities work where the action is (education)
  • City violence - so many factors (not just guns)
  • Police reform - consent decree
  • Tempestuous ride as Clinton chief of staff
  • Bush to Obama transition when US on brink of depression
  • Manny’s - where Chicago is in your face
  • The Emmanuel Brothers and their Sibling Rivalry (gift that keeps on giving)

SPONSOR (FULL READ):

HUMOR:

  • Vince’s groaners

PHOTOS:

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OPENING:

FOLLOW-UP:

  • Movie advisory: The Favourite -- a dark comedy that’s 94% dark
  • Jeri makes it home.
  • Jonny goes “home.” To STL.
    • Smooth ride but suffering Hallmark Movie withdrawal.
    • Brother Jeff working Christmas so here for early Holiday gift giving.  
    • Visit with Mom
  • Holiday Party - CHN style
    • Hallmark Holiday Movie Christmas Party
    • Anja hosting at father’s Marina City condo
    • Sleepover without adult supervision encouraged.
    • Disappointed I am not eligible due to my proximity to home

THE HART OF THE MATTER:

  • Kevin Hart and his hosting of the Academy Awards.
  • Stars and co-stars of The Favourite and the Golden Globes.
  • This may all just be about the #metoo aspects of homophobia in Hollywood.
  • What is the accountability of a view (either pro or con) stated in a performance (even in Tweets)?

SPONSOR (FULL READ):

HUMOR:

  • Vince’s groaners

PHOTOS:

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OPENING:

FOLLOW-UP:

  • Jeri’s visit to Chicago

    • Ale House
    • Chest cold
    • Birthday bash
    • Consulting for chn
  • Thanksgiving meal at Monique and Mike’s
  • MJ made it to Holland via Iceland
  • Jeri’s PSA <0.13...there’s a song about that!
  • Jon’s no evidence of cancer, but…

SEASON FOUR:

  • FAQ’s:

    • Number of episodes in a season?
    • Does new season = new format?
    • Will you ever get real sponsors?
    • How many people listen?
    • Why can’t I find TBS on Apple Podcast app?
    • Why do you guys argue so much (“Jon, why are you so mean to Jeri?”)
    • Has Jeri officially changed his name?
  • Our format this season
  • Guests
    • Technical/logistical overhead
    • Increase the value of the show via entertainment and possibly content
  • Our RSS feed (for podcast apps): http://bro.show/feed

SPONSOR (FULL READ):

HUMOR:

  • Vince’s groaners

PHOTOS:

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OPENING:

FOLLOW-UP:

THE FUNCTIONAL FAMILY TEST:

  • Elders from the Daniels and Mara families take the test
  • This is the first time Jon meets Mary Jane’s brother Steve and sister Claudia
  • The statements on the test that stood out
  • Take the test!

SPONSOR (FULL READ):

HUMOR:

  • Vince’s groaner by Jon
  • MJ’s groaner by MJ
  • Steve’s Groaner by Steve (earlier in the show)
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November 17, 2018

S03 E30 – Finally!

OPENING:

FOLLOW-UP:

  • Jon's prep for Jeri & MJ (not Michael Jordan)

    • Monitoring the local buzz on visit
    • Arranging CHN office visit when his followers will be at work
    • Arranging CS pre Bro Show appearances
    • Follow up on time of Thanksgiving Day meal at Mike & Monique’s
    • Coordinate Birthday Bash at Maggianos
    • Purchase food & beverage in accordance with his dietary rigor
    • Find out when MJ is leaving
  • Jeri's prep for visiting Jon (not Jon Stewart)
    • Wife Mary Jane - training (list of things I cannot say in front of Jon)
    • Decisions - hair, musical instruments, coffee paraphernalia, special foods
    • Meds - Zytiga, Prednisone, Ibuprofen, diuretics
    • Medical appliances - bag (belly or bedside?)
    • Nail polish - restock, add a new color or not?
    • Tech - Mac?, iPad, Chromebook?, iPhone?
    • Hair - to cut or not to cut (getting to be a management problem)
  • Baseball
    • Arizona Fall League
    • MLB “Stars” vs. Japanese Samurai - Japan takes Series winning 5 out of 6

JERI IN BROOKLYN (Finally):

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HUMOR:

  • Vince’s groaners

PHOTOS:

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OPENING:

FOLLOW-UP:

  • PEC fallout

    • PEC origin embellished
    • CHN misrepresented on Halloween
    • The “Real” CHN work environment
    • CHN controller atonement
  • VA All the Way
    • Veterans Day (VD)
    • Veterans Administration (VA)
    • Disabled American Veterans (DAV), etc.
  • The Poddy Awards
    • People’s Choice awards needs to eliminated
    • Pioneers and creatives need to be recognize

JERI IN BROOKLYN (Carry Forward):

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HUMOR:

  • Vince’s groaners
  • Jeri's Seasonal Joke

PHOTOS:

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OPENING:

FOLLOW-UP:

JERI IN BROOKLYN:

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ANCILLARY TOPICS:

  • Vince’s groaners

PHOTOS:

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October 30, 2018

S03 E27 – Resumé Therapy

OPENING:

FOLLOW-UP:

RESUME THERAPY:

  • Jerry’s new career as a Muse
  • Jon’s career as an Avant Accountant
  • Creating/revising one’s resume is self-therapy and therefore never-ending

SPONSOR (FULL READ):

ANCILLARY TOPICS:

  • Vince’s groaners

PHOTOS:

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