Episode 133 – Antarctic Expedition, Death Metal Parrot and Bests of 2018

Phoebe and Elizabeth talk to Dad about Maisy’s Christmas present, Phoebe and Mom’s Fitbit challenge, Webkins, Christmas morning, eating tamales on Christmas Eve, finding out about the family’s upcoming vacation to Japan, New Year’s resolutions, Elizabeth’s goal to do a stand-up comedy open mic, and Mary Poppins Returns.  In the News, we talk about the first man ever to traverse… Read more →

Episode 132 – Spider-Ham, Glitter Bomb, and The Second Annual Christmas Music Sampler

Henry and special guests the Graham family (Henry’s friend Parker, his brother Oliver and their dad Josh) talk to Dad about Christmas trees, mannequin heads, dogs that bark at inflatable holiday decorations, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, and Transformers.  In the News, there’s an update on the aggressive coyote that’s been attacking joggers in our neighborhood, a new world record for… Read more →

Episode 131 – Snowmance, Donut Juice and Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Elizabeth and Mom talk to Dad about Christmas, the movie Love, Actually, pronunciation of the word “divisive,” Hallmark Channel Christmas movies, Elizabeth running into a middle school classmate at Best Buy, Elizabeth’s makeshift laptop repairs, and ugly Christmas sweaters.  In the news, there are stories about a KFC-scented fire log, a $500 brownie, Vitamin Water’s challenge to go without a… Read more →

Episode 130 – Yoda Marshmallow Roast, Trunk Kids, and Pet Sloths

Will talks to Dad about the weather, making a fire, the zen of roasting marshmallows, Christmas lights, Wreck it Ralph 2, Spider-man Into the Spiderverse, Black Panther’s Golden Globe nomination, the Dark Knight movies, Dad’s experience taking the Japanese Language Proficiency Test, Will’s orchestra Christmas concert, and the Undertale sequel Delta Rune.  In the News, there’s an update about the… Read more →

Episode 127 – Drunk Raccoons, Insulting Board Games and Old-Timey Diseases

Elizabeth talks to Dad about tarantulas, a hypothetical about your least favorite animal, Dad’s visit to the dentist, nitrous oxide, smoothies, Dad’s Coke Zero habit, carbonated sodas, Elizabeth’s two vices, Dad’s upcoming Japanese test, TV dinners, and Elizabeth’s teaching certification test. In the News, there’s a story about “rabid” raccoons that are actually drunk on fermented crab apples. Dad talks… Read more →

Episode 126 – Plogging, Two Tons of Durian, and Prank Calling the College Kids

In a mostly kid-free podcast, Allison (aka Mom) talks to Dad about the boys’ upcoming long walk, Dad’s trip to Los Angeles, surprising Will on his birthday, Mom’s hectic week, parkour, Dad’s travel mishap, David Chang’s Majordomo restaurant, Little Tokyo, the UCB Theater, the wildfires in California, the cold weather, beanies, people who wear beanies in summer, people who wear… Read more →