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  • Thumbnail for Episode 22: Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ turns 40

    Episode 22: Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumours’ turns 40

    Forty years ago, Fleetwood Mac released an album that sold 20 million copies in the U.S. and, until “Thriller” came along, held the record for the most weeks at No. 1. And yet, “Rumours” sounds better today than it did then. Jim and Patrick pay tribute.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 21: Instant reactions to the Lady Gaga halftime show

    Episode 21: Instant reactions to the Lady Gaga halftime show

    Join our Super Bowl party, in which we comment on the Lady Gaga halftime show. With special party guests: Mike Snider, Julie Snider and Jasper Colt.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 20: The one where we disagree with our wives

    Episode 20: The one where we disagree with our wives

    Marriage means much more than love; it also means blending the record collection. As Bud Verge Week reaches its bittersweet conclusion, Jim & Patrick & Bud discuss the musical differences that cause some domestic friction.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 19: Bands we used to (kinda) hate and now we (kinda) love

    Episode 19: Bands we used to (kinda) hate and now we (kinda) love

    A discussion of bands we once hated, but now we like. As Bud Verge Week continues. It’s a classic rock fest, featuring the Doors, the Grateful Dead and Fleetwood Mac.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 18: Pondering Huey Lewis

    Episode 18: Pondering Huey Lewis

    Go back to the future with Jim & Patrick & Bud (Bud Verge Week continues) as they discuss ’80s music in general and Huey Lewis and the News specifically.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 17: Jim and Patrick’s favorite songs of 2016

    Episode 17: Jim and Patrick’s favorite songs of 2016

    You’ve heard a lot of smart people pick their favorite songs of 2016. Now hear from Jim & Patrick. Hint for song 1: There’s a Replacements connection. Hint for song 2: No one plays the saw on this track (at least we don’t think so).

  • Thumbnail for Episode 16: Bud Verge’s favorite song of 2016

    Episode 16: Bud Verge’s favorite song of 2016

    It’s Bud Verge Week! Our friend Bud joins the pod to talk about his favorite song of 2016. And it is a jam!

  • Thumbnail for Episode 15: Talkin’ ‘dad rock’ with the brother-in-law

    Episode 15: Talkin’ ‘dad rock’ with the brother-in-law

    Mike Peters (not the singer from the Alarm) picked up a mic when Jim recently hung out with family in Florida. And the two of them discussed old music, new music (Julien Baker and Ben Howard) and family.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 14: Talkin’ hip-hop with the nephew

    Episode 14: Talkin’ hip-hop with the nephew

    Jim went to Florida over the holidays, took along the recording equipment and talked music with 16-year-old nephew Brennan Peters. It’s chill.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 13: Bish’s favorite song of 2016

    Episode 13: Bish’s favorite song of 2016

    The Bish should be a man who needs no introduction, yet sadly he does. Dave Bishop is his full name, a longtime friend of Patrick’s is he, and here the man talks about his favorite song of 2016 (plus even more songs because he’s The Bish and talking is kind of his thing).