This week, for our 150th episode, we're presenting the audio from one of our live shows in London from early April. At the show we talk about our experiences traveling to England, including some bad experiences on an airplane. We discuss what we'd do if we could travel back in time and Tom presents some real life time travelers. Also, we do our world famous segment The Mundane Bucket List and do a very special live version of Tim and Tom Solve Your Problems.
This week we recount the career of TLC, a debate about how difficult it is or isn't to burn down a mansion, Snoop Dogg getting a pass on being a sell-out, a debate on what car Derek Jeter drives, Nike's R&D department, and condiments & selfishness. After this intro we talk about The Avengers and Tom explains who Captain America, Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Black Widow and Hawkeye are to Tim, plus we solve a problem with a roommate who eats too much.
This week we discuss g-g-g-g-ghosts!!!! From personal ghost experiences to scientific theories about ghosts, as well as more discussion about whether or not anyone's been murdered by a ghost. Also, Tom has a birthday hangover and Tim has a bunch of questions about a strange encounter.
Tim and Tom discuss the upcoming live UK shows next week and explain how their packing-related procrastination led to them watching hours of the TV show Friends instead. Obviously The Rembrants are discussed at length, we find that a 12 year old Tim was early to the Friends bandwagon, question the motives behind The Rachel and solve a problem about an annoying co-worker.
This week Tom sets a motormouth world record and Tim doesn't know anything about boats despite venturing into international waters every week. The two discuss office lottery pools, just how much money lottery winners walk away with, how Tom selfishly tried to cheat his co-workers out of his lottery winnings and a man with scrambled brains on the news. Also, Tim tells a tale about ruining a film shoot and having a change of heart that may or may not have been a religious experience.
A discussion of things teenagers are interested in, The Hardy Boys, ghost murders, Tim goes to the mall and is appalled by teens being "provocative" and confident, a brief overview of the plot of The Hunger Games, comparing to Battle Royale and The Running Man, we discuss ideas on writing our own Young Adult novels, Twilight talk, SPOILERS: We then talk about the actual book.
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This week we discuss Tom's trip to South by Southwest 2012, as well as Tim's experience at a past SXSW. Also: St. Patrick's Day all-nighters, bathroom shenanigans at a bar, aggressive jerks at bars, Tom goes on an airplane, a house with no privacy, the homeless 4G hotspot controversy, and the introduction of the TCGTE Book Club.
This week we spend most of the hour generously solving YOUR problems. Topics include sick day shenanigans, clowns looking for love, things to do on your NYC vacation and attending live podcast shows alone. Also, like something pulled straight out of a Choose Your Own Adventure novel, you have the opportunity to choose our topic for next week's episode.
Gatoraid is a scam, Tom Rennolds' performance on Gordon Ramsay's Masterchef UK and Tom Reynolds' subsequent Twitter explosion, Tom's home-brewed beer, attending a beer festival and beer/chocolate pairing seminar, we solve a baby problem and become confused by a girl problem.
Tim has an important Sunday business, Tim comes down with Linsanity, a double dose of You're Awful's at Madison Square Garden, falling down the stairs, Tim and Tom go through every Academy nominated movie (well actually just their trailers because they haven't seen any of them).
In honor of Presidents Day we discuss the life and times of Honest Abe Lincoln, but get caught up in discussing how duels work, Lincoln's severe depression and creepy dreams, Stomp performing at Ford's Theater and some of his not-so-famous quotes. We also hear about Tom's disgusting illness in very innocuous terms and Tim has a mundane bucket list entry about trains.
Tim gets a massage, we debate the merits of Valentine's Day in general, marrying your dog, "Single's Awareness Day", we give a newly engaged couple the most memorable Valentine's Day gift of their lives, Lyrical Analysis of The Beatles' "Drive My Car" and solve a problem concerning a man's girlfriend getting a tattoo.
This week, Tom's hungry and Tim is stricken with a mild case of Super Bowl Fever. We discuss the surprising difficulty of getting a stuffed crust pizza delivered, Tim's awkwardness when booking a massage appointment, an interesting conversation Tom heard through his window and we argue about the relevance of Ferris Bueller in 2012. Also, Tom adds another item to his Mundane Bucket List and we solve a roommate squabble in a new installment of Tim and Tom Solve Your Problems.
Tim goes to the Philharmonic, Groundhog's Day vs. Groundhog Day, equinoxes, learning facts through rhymes, Tom's S.A.D., Pennsylvanian dialects, disagreements about how interesting the Amish are, famous groundhogs, the Brian Doyle-Murray movie, NEW SEGMENT: Lyrical Analysis: Stevie Wonder's "Part-time Lover" plus Tim and Tom Solve a Military Problem.
This week we discuss all things Facebook, including 4 types of annoying Facebook users, the long, emotional process of canceling your account and the inherent insincerity of the Facebook "Happy Birthday" message. The hot new segment "Mundane Bucket List" returns as Tim announces his first entry. Also, Tim is annoyed by a woman at the deli and Tom insults all women in general.
Underwear shopping, replacing underwear, a frank discussion about boxers, briefs and box-briefs, 24 hour a day websites, and an exciting new segment: The Mundane Bucket List.
This week we discuss getting pity when you're sick, picking regular cold medicine over "extra strength" medicine, Tom's back problems, Tim's quest for Nyquil immunity and homeopathic remedies. This episode also includes a long segment from the recent TCGTE live New York City show, where we discuss the major events of 2011.
Inaccurate New Year's countdowns, Williamsburg turning into a war zone on New Year's Eve, literally running away from your problems, avoiding nursing homes, getting in shape for the new year and podcasting in a new language.
This week, Tom is very enthusiastic about some good deeds he's performed and Tim is beaten down by a trip to the mall. Then we talk about Kim Jong Il's golfing prowess, dissect more claims made by the deceased crazy person, and Tom contemplates taking a trip to North Korea.
A frank discussion of what type of wine to bring to a holiday party, a genius idea for a make your own wine label store, plugs for live shows in New York City and London, and we count down the Top 10 Christmas Songs of all time while writing our own new, instant classic. Do you have loved ones? Are you buying them gifts for the holidays? Make sure you do it through TCGTE.com/Amazon to help support the show!
This week we talk about Santa Claus! We discuss not letting your kids listen to this show, the history of Santa Claus, the times we each discovered a little secret about Santa, sending mail by burning it in a fireplace, eight legged horses and the logic of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. We also solve a problem for somebody who made an unfortunate choice of university.
Tom pulls an amateur laundry tipping move, Tim reminisces about The Real World San Francisco (again) and we go through the top gifts you can buy for any asshole on your list from the SkyMall catalogue.
Tim and Tom discuss their upcoming NYC Live Show on December 30th and then get right into the Muppets. Topics include being afraid of Muppet enthusiasts, Tim's childhood fears of Muppets coming alive in his room, Tom's Jim Henson college stories, OJ Simpson's ill-advised pranks, the sad fate of trench coats and Fraggle Rock as an antidote to laser-shooting robots. Also, theories are discussed regarding a college professor who places a lot of importance on snacks.
Tim rides a bike way further than his body was willing to take him in the name of charity and Tom attends the theater in this week's episode: Cranksgiving / Sleep No More.
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