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Everything is Awesome is a weekly love letter to all things awesome. Brought to you by Jeff Richardson and KC KAOS, two great writers and hilarious friends, who love talking about cool artistic stuff with cool people.
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May 31, 2017

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In which Jeff and Steve continue their wide-ranging discussion; Steve talks about his hometown and living in the woods; parasocial relationships and falling in love with rock stars; Steve asks Jeff his biggest regret and Jeff gives three; Supernatural is a good show; KC pops in for a minute; Jeff reads a piece he wrote about Chris Cornell; Steve talks John and Hang Green, the Vlog Brothers; The Fault in Our Stars, Paper Towns, and Looking For Alaska; Jeff goes all gaga for Temple of the Dog; Nancy Wilson talks about Cornell; we encourage the reader to get help; Rage Against the Machine and Soundgarden are rad; Zach did songs with Trent Reznor?; developing musical ruts in the brain; Steve reads his piece which is fantastic; and more!

 

Closing Song: "Know Your Enemy" - Rage Against the Machine

 

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May 28, 2017

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In which Jeff welcomes old friend Steven Dombrosky to the studio to talk shop and catch up; Steve admits he sometimes fears losing his job; he gets paid to do standup; the boys discuss Steven King's thoughts on writing; they talk Elizabeth Gilbert and Tom Waits; genius comes like a spark into a bathtub; Jeff needs to get some sunscreen; a party is saved through the power of Spotify; Jeff takes down the xmas lights; Creampuff and Louis stop by; Jeff shoots a dog (with pepper spray); Steve saves lives (not to brag); Steve outlines his budding standup career; he gets in a tough spot and comes out on top, thanks to one outraged viewer; Americans put each other in boxes; Neil Gaiman writes a thing and Amanda Palmer reads it; Jayson Teller does a great bit about his alt-weight; Steve explains what a Baxter is; baby Jeff rides to the library to read about murderers; and more!

 

Plugs:

 

Steven Dombrosky on Facebook

twitter: @completebaxter

He plays open mics at Bob's Java Jive in Tacoma, Mobster Mike's and Cookie's in Bremerton

 

Come to our Comedy Night Fundraiser for the Marauding Mollys roller derby team (KC Kaos's team!) - June 29th at the Acme Tavern in Tacoma

 

Podcasts:

 

Shattered Worlds RPG

Astonishing Legends

Round Table of Gentlemen

Last Podcast on the Left

Kill Tony

Two Dope Queens

Radiolab

The Dollop with Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds

Dan Carlin's Hardcore History

Group with Rebecca Lee Douglas

Welcome to Nightvale

Alice Isn't Dead

My Dad Wrote a Porno

My Favorite Murder

 

Closing Song: "Say Hello 2 Heaven" - Temple of the Dog

 

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May 23, 2017

Hey guys, no show this week but we wanted to throw a little love to Chris Cornell. He was a great guy and made some kickass music. So go listen to it!

 

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May 14, 2017

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In which Jeff and KC welcome Tacoma's own Dain Norman to the studio to discuss music, writing, and all sorts of other fascinating stuff; Jeff has a new derby name; Jeff busts KC up top; KC and Jeff recall the founding of the Metronome; Jeff hosted a mic; Dain's a confident man; KC shows enthusiasm; we meet Vampire Jimmy, best bluesman in Tennessee; Dain's son drums; KC recommends "Wild Trees"; Jeff reads another chapter from Shattered World's: The Serpent's Kiss; the boys tackle pre existing conditions and the AHCA; and more! 

 

Plugs:

 

May 20th - Dain Norman and the Chrysalis Effect at The Metronome Coffee Company in Tacoma, WA

Facebook.com/DainNormanRecords

Bandcamp: https://dainnormanmusic.bandcamp.com/

And stay tuned for the new record, coming out this fall!

 

Podcasts:

 

Ted Talks

TBTL - Too Beautiful To Live

Shattered Worlds RPG

Mental Illness Happy Hour

The Adventure Zone

TOFOP

Movie Babies

 

Songs in this episode:

 

"Don't Pretend"

"Oh, Darling"

"My Heart's Lost Song" (Live & EP Track)

 

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May 7, 2017

In which Jeff and KC get to talkin in KC's new office; KC updates us on her experience attending Evergreen; KC's all-league derby team, The Wave of Mutilation, kicks the butt of two good teams; they crush th Rainier roller girls in a squeaker; Puerto Rico files for bankruptcy; Jeff talks about America's history of colonialism; Samuel Clemons AKA Mark Twain writes an article about a massacre in the Philippines; Jeff and KC ponder how does Puerto Rico might fix their problem Jeff asks KC her favorite drive thru (hint: it's Jack in the Box); Jeff's all Taco Bell; KC asks Jeff his favorite fruit; Jeff's dad taught him good government; Jeff's a socialist (huge surprise); KC asks about the labor movement and Jeff gives a lecture; in the Writing Process Jeff reads from his latest novel, Shattered Worlds: The Serpent's Kiss; KC reads her journal entry on The Final Forest; a loss of Louisiana Cypress trees leaves New Orleans at risk; we talk about the issues around logging, forest people, landslides and clearcuts; and more!

 

Closing Song: "Feed The Tree" - Belly

 

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May 2, 2017

In which Darren Selector and Jeff continue their conversation, ranging from such topics as death in the post office, the Beastie Boys, and NWA; you used to get CDs from BMG and Columbia House; Jeff wants a walkman but the belts are running down; CDs may not last forever; Jeff melts a record by the band Slut River; we debate impermanence or an implicit order in the universe; is there a heaven for music and art?; Darren looks for a tantric moment for music; Nadamucho runs Darren's collection of Beastie Boys essays; did Russell Simmons screw the boys?; copyright law weakens the culture; Disney bites old culture but now they shut the door; next Nadamucho essay collection will be about NWA; music is a journey; Darren is late to the party on classic rock; a CPA plays new wave; there's tons of great music at the library, and more!

 

Closing Song: "Something's Got to Give" - Beastie Boys

 

RIP Adam Yauch AKA MCA (1964-2012)

 

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