Funemployment Radio (podcasts)
Greg Nibler and Sarah X Dylan's Podcast. Intelligent conversations about ridiculous situations. Based out of Portland, Oregon, both are former Commercial Broadcasters, who decided to break off and do it on their own. They have been sharing their lives and amazing guests, 5 days a week, since 2009.

Today we were joined by comedian Taylor Tomlinson to talk about Portland, podcasting, touring schedules, what it's like to be on the Tonight Show, new bikes, and more - she's great! Go see her tonight and tomorrow at Helium Comedy Club, and have a great weekend all!

Direct download: FER2163TAYLORTOMLINSON.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:21pm PST

Today: Everything is coming up Greg and he has found his true calling, what does $5000 get you with Jose Canseco, finding sasquatch and tequila train, Tudder is the new cow tinder, Home Depot 'bomb threat', murderous sex robots, and crazy - have a great day you wonderful people! Big thanks to our fabulous sponsor Next Adventure!

Direct download: FER2162.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:18pm PST

Today: Sarah is on her quest to now become employee of the year, how will she go about it and what does it entail, and we were joined by the fabulous Jason Lamb & The Real Hyjinx to talk about the NW Black Comedy Festival and all of the amazing showcases it entails! Get your tickets to the fest & more info here, and have a great day!

Direct download: FER2161.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:32pm PST

Today: Greg is stressing out because he's not sure how to handle his desk situation at work, what is the proper stuff to have at your cubicle, Nike future self-lacing shoes are here, new emojis are weird, mom tries to find love for her son, the All-Star game is happening and getting picked last in P.E., and more - have a great afternoon all!

Direct download: FER2160.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:50pm PST

Today: Snowmageddon.... did not happen! What did happen though is we had a delightful time hanging out with the Sklar Brothers going to sing karaoke, feed bears salmon for your ex, aliens caused my car accident, please wash your hands, and more - have a great afternoon! 

Direct download: FER2159.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:19pm PST

Today we were joined by a couple of our favorite humans - the Sklar Brothers! I don't even begin to know how to describe this episode, but I can tell you that it is hilarious and wonderful and you are going to enjoy yourself... it's just magic :) Be sure to check them out at Helium Comedy Club tonight & tomorrow night, and have a wonderful weekend!

Direct download: FER2158SKLARS.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:48am PST

Today: Sarah has discovered a goal she didn't know she wanted to attain and now is trying to figure out how to make it happen, a Dog Museum is a real thing and how does one submit, you can date by the contents of your fridge, Japanese shoe-sniffer, anti-natalists are actually a thing, trade deadline is boring, and have a great afternoon! Tomorrow on the show - The Sklar Brothers!

Direct download: FER2157.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:36pm PST

Today is a bit different of an episode because Gregnog got stuck downtown working so Sarah took the reigns and was joined by the talented Shauna Noah! They talked all things event planning, how Shauna got her start, what is involved in creating fancy parties, and about Shauna's upcoming Listen Up! Festival happening February 14th-17th all around Portland - check out the website here for details & times, and have a great afternoon!

Direct download: SHAUNANOAH.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:24pm PST

Today: Greg has a club that he is super excited about and has decided on the newest member, what it takes to be a National treasure, Sarah still isn't feeling 100%, Dog tinder, a Wurst-aurant, fake pharmacist, stolen pizza car, WALL MAN MIGHT BE REAL, and more - have a great afternoon friends!

Direct download: 2156.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:21pm PST

Today: Greg and Sarah went to a fancy party, Greg and the crazy bus lady, oysters and classy people, and more - sorry for the short show, Sarah wasn't feeling good today but we'll be back tomorrow! Have a great afternoon!

Direct download: FER2155.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:27am PST

Today is a mini-episode where we dive into Sarah's interesting morning on public transportation; oh the glamour of bus life :) Also Greg makes a terrible prediction for this weekends game, blah. Have a great weekend, and have an excellent Groundhog Day! 

Direct download: FER2154.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:45am PST

Today: Greg is embarrassed about something so he's trying to make up a cool story bro, ninjas and cougars and a mountain, cheetos chicken sandwiches, a lady wants to marry an airplane, Meth Death party is a thing, Superbowl update, and more - have a great afternoon!

Direct download: FER2153.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:10pm PST

Today: Greg accidentally ordered a VERY expensive piece of equipment to his house instead of our PO Box and now it's sitting there, watching through the doorbell and what to do, 2500 dancing scarecrows, McFalafels sound delicious, repressed Sorry emotions, and more - have a great day you wonderful humans!

Direct download: FER2152.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:52pm PST

Today: Sarah didn't know but she is becoming famous in her neighborhood, what should her nickname be and why is she weird, following routes and old Portland people, Beep Beep and the shadow imprint, robot friends, cockroach angry people, Botox Bandits, Ram It, and more - have a great afternoon!

Direct download: FER2151.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:17pm PST

Today: Greg got back from a trip to the coast and there was something really strange about his room, what happened and why wouldn't they let him in, new coffee maker alarm clock is a coffee maker, vanilla extract drunk, Atom Bomb is really a name, NBA changes, and Sarah's new picture :) Have a great afternoon friends!

Direct download: FER2150.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:45pm PST

Today we were joined by the delightful Beth Stelling, where we talked all things podcasting, dogs, talking to your friends moms, performing in Portland, and more - she's great! Catch her tonight and tomorrow night at Helium Comedy Club, and have a great weekend!

Direct download: FER2149BethStelling.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:14pm PST

Today: Sarah had something weird happen in her apartment building and now she thinks that Greg has jinxed her about it, the history of the place and the strange things inside, sausage recall, woman marrying blanket, Florida woman at Waffle House, extra holiday time for sad single ladies, and more - have a great afternoon!

Direct download: FER2148.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:23pm PST

Today: Greg got himself a new toy and now he is obsessed, makeshift peeping and looking through a keyhole, Greg with 2 G's and the debate, Weinermobile needs a driver and Sarah might be perfect, letter-writing for a mansion, boring Superbowl, and more - have a great afternoon all!

Direct download: FER2147.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:27pm PST

Today: Sarah won a major award and is very excited about it, how does one act when they have found out how prestigious they are, and we were joined by the delightful Brian Kidd (aka The Unipiper) to talk about his upcoming beer release with Portland Brewing, 'keeping Portland weird', and his new non-profit Weird Portland United, which focuses on creative folks & projects in Portland that continue to make the city as unique as it is. Have a great afternoon all!

Direct download: FER2546.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:48pm PST

Today: Sarah admits that she's even less of an adult than she's let on, what is good credit and is she a ghost, and our friend Dan Bozyk joined us to talk tribute bands, fun times, and the EPIC SAGA OF THE BUTTERMAN VIDEO! Have a great afternoon friends!!

Direct download: FER2145.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:33pm PST

Today: Sarah has found a new maybe part-time career for herself and is excited about it, how to be a wedding planner and what it entails, Greg of course wants to be an entertainer and it would go poorly, asymmetric jeans might be a thing, Toto's Africa in Africa, and Greg tells A TRULY TERRIFYING STORY THAT JUST HAPPENED TO HIM - yikes. Have a great night all!

Direct download: FER2144.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:05pm PST

Greg is starting to get terrified because a room-mate has moved out and now the master bedroom is empty and oh dear god is weird stuff going to be happening again, the tale of Eunice and the man on the main floor, history and myster, 27-pound mac & cheese, doorbell licker creepy person, predictions, and more - have a great afternoon all!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2143.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:07pm PST

Greg is back from CES after a week in which Sarah took the reigns of Funemployment Radio. He'll walk through what is was like with Digital Trends at CES, including some of the behind the scenes moments of what goes on when 180,000 people descend upon one town. Also a Hotel incident, the Circle Bar and so much more. It's great to be back in action, thanks for listening!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2142.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:52pm PST

Today: For the final episode of the week Sarah was joined by her dear friend Rick Emerson, where they talk all things from face tattoos to pegged jeans (WE'RE OLD), reminisce about mini-thins (and fyi there is some drug talk just so you know), crazy pills, hiding from your shrink, and more - Rick is just wonderful :) Have a great weekend everyone, and we'll talk to you all on Monday!

Direct download: 1.11.19.RICKEMERSON.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:39pm PST

Today: Sarah was joined by her good friend (and fellow broadcaster) Lisa Wood to talk all things pennies, Big-Ass Sandwiches, preying mantises (manti?), singing in the Aurora Chorus, traveling to New York & her Italian relatives, and more - she is a rad human :) Have a great day all, and tomorrow on the show Sarah will be joined by Rick Emerson!

Direct download: 1.10.19.LISAWOOD.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:59pm PST

Today: Sarah was joined by her good friend (and fellow broadcaster) Lisa Wood to talk all things pennies, Big-Ass Sandwiches, preying mantises (manti?), singing in the Aurora Chorus, traveling to New York & her Italian relatives, and more - she is a rad human :) Have a great day all, and tomorrow on the show Sarah will be joined by Rick Emerson!

Direct download: 1.10.19.LISAWOOD.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:56pm PST

Today Sarah was joined by her friend Todd Werkhoven (check out his craftiness here!) to talk about so so many things, including but limited to: slide whistles, backpacks, 3-D glasses, Alaskan cruises, Cindy, disappointing your parents, Big Gulps, cheese powder, and more - it was glorious :) Have a great afternoon friends, and tomorrow Sarah will be joined by Lisa Wood!!

Direct download: 1.9.19.TODDWERKHOVEN.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:14pm PST

Hello friends! Since Greg is out of town for the week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Sarah is going to be joined by a few different folks as her guest co-hosts this week! To start it off she was joined by our pal Aaron Duran, where we talked all things Red Robin, self-dating, love of yacht rock, and more - it was a lot of fun! Thanks for listening and be sure to check out our video from More Good Day Oregon - big thanks again to Stephanie Kralevich for the wonderful segment!

Direct download: FER1.7.19.AARONDURAN2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:55pm PST

It's the last show with Greg for a week as he heads to Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show! He tells us all about what it's like, the spandex suit, twins with one boyfriend, asparagus psychic, MC Hammer, and more - it's a weird one :) Have a great weekend, and Sarah will be back on Monday with special guest Aaron Duran!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2141.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:40pm PST

Sarah's Dad gave her some letters that she wrote to him when he was in the Navy back in the early 90s so we read through them and realize that Sarah has been weird the whole time, bunches of hair and Vanilla Ice, what did Will do, and more - have a great night all!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2140.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:23pm PST

Sarah's trusty car (it's never been trusty) has finally bitten the dust in epic fashion! She recalls her harrowing tale, we recount the highs and lows of 2018 and so much more. Thank you for being our awesome friends and listening to us in 2018! Also big thanks to Black's Pest Services!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2139.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:53pm PST

Well, Greg has finally lost it, but the timing could not be better to coincide with the Xmas holiday! From revisiting his one man show, to making Sarah uncomfortable, this one is definitely one of our weirder shows. Have a great holiday break!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2138.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:53pm PST

GUESTS: Jay and Troop 351. On this very special episode, Greg and Sarah! We were joined by not one but FIVE BSA Scouts to talk about their tree lot (on 45th & Powell!), where there favorite places to travel have been, what their favorite part of being a scout is, and more - they are the future and they are awesome kids! Check out more info on them at their website, and have a great night! Thanks to Next Adventure!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2137.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:03pm PST

GUEST: DAN WEBER. Sarah is going to a white elephant Christmas work party thing tonight and needed some advice, winning the holiday party, and we were joined by the always hilarious Dan Weber to talk all things from malt liquor to Reading the Bible with Dan which is happening NEXT Thursday (12/27) at Helium Comedy Club! Have a great day all!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2136.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:24pm PST

Sarah is a clumsy lady and has hurt herself (again), Greg and his campaign to make an awkward situation more awkward, stuck in a grease trap, gold coated brownie, rich people photographer, and more - have a great day all!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2135.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:42pm PST

It's a mini episode because we were short on time but we jam-packed it with a new saga about Greg's backyard... oh boy. Thank you so much for listening everyone, we love each and every one of you and we'll talk to you on Monday! Thanks to NEXT ADVENTURE and BLACK'S PEST SERVICES.

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2134.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:54pm PST

Greg had an interview with a pretty famous NFL player today, on DT. You may know him as Beast Mode. It was a bonkers ride, but he handled it well, however the best part didn't actually make it on air. You'll have to listen for all of the details and tomorrow we have an update on the backyard, courtesy of BLACK'S PEST SERVICES!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2133.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:29pm PST

Greg and Sarah agonize about the awkardness of friend requests from your parents friends, when to hug and when to handshake, making conversation about the show and apparently all of our impressions are of 150-year-old people, Florida men do a plethora of Florida things, and more - have a great afternoon all!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2132.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:57pm PST

After a trip to Vantucky (aka Vancouver, WA) Greg has some incredibly harrowing stories to tell about the journeys he took with his pals. From a trip to a bar with a bunch of dudes in leather jackets, to strange confessions of a....stranger, there is a lot to digest. In World of Crazy: Christmas Story House, Cheese Sculpture, Ghost Break-up. Ball Talk: Steph and the Moon. Big thanks to BLACK'S PEST SERVICES!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2131.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:16pm PST

Sarah is a little off today, but it turns out, for good reason. Her dream is one of the most bizarre things that we have ever talked about on the show. Seriously, it's kind of....disturbing! Also we talk about cat underwear, and Greg heading to the 'Couv with a group of idiots. It's a shorter show (Greg's fault) but we love you all and thanks for listening!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2130.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:16pm PST

 For some reason Greg is getting a lot of angry phone calls and he's starting to figure out why, Sarah and the karaoke party, I really now want a friend named Rita, one cent Whoppers at Burger King, condiment fight, huggy butt cushion, syrup sexy time, and more - have a great night all, back with a live show tomorrow at 10:15 PST!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2129.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:22pm PST

Sarah bequeaths the almighty knowledge of how to Cater Waiter today and it's really fascinating! From how it works for you to get your food, to the incredible drama that goes on behind the scenes! Also, how do you spot an affair at the Holiday Party? Sarah has your answers. Big thanks to our fine sponsor NEXT ADVENTURE, as well!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2128.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:59pm PST

Greg has admitted something that happened a couple weeks ago that was terribly embarrassing (full story for FERSC members in the archive), Sarah and her dog paintings, who is worth a cheeseburger, paying someone's bills, cheap disguised as fancy, Seattle gets hockey, and more - have a great night friends!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2127.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:14pm PST

A trip to the Oregon Coast yields some of the most amazing encounters with the weird, wild, and wonderful people we have encountered yet. From the greatest karaoke dancer in the history of the world, to someone believing Sarah want Meth, to the story of the next door gentleman who revealed his secret to us...there is a lot to talk about on today's episode! Be thank you to BLACK'S PEST SERVICES, as well!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2126.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:31pm PST

Greg has decided that denim is going to be his new look and it's not a good one, heading to the beach, Whoppers for dogs, Grindr and the pilot, illegal bus dentist, Timbers win, and more - have a great weekend!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2125.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:00pm PST

Greg has joined a new gym so of COURSE he is a giant weirdo, how do you get a write-up about you, the book-signing and what not to do, stray Italian doggies and IKEA, Florida women are starting to cancel out Florida man, bad wedding photographer, and more

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2124.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:45pm PST

A celebrity of the worst kind has emerged in the city of Portland, Oregon. Just as fast as the fame spread, it appears the culprit has been caught. But what caused this person to start 'poking'? What does he poke with? How many people were poked? We'll talk about that and then go through a short history of some of the terrible roommates that Greg has had. Big thanks to BLACK'S PEST SERVICES, as well!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2123.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:54pm PST

GUEST: Heather Mayer. After briefly discussing Sarah's voyage back home to Bremerton, completely with Bremelo stories and "Olympic Spirit", we talk to the incredible Doctor Author Princess Heather Mayer! Don't worry, we explain each title. She is a long time friend an her book is about Women and the Industrial Workers of the World in the Pacific Northwest, 1905-1924. She let's us know what it's about, how hard it was to research, and some insight into some of the courageous women featured in the book.

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2122.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:40pm PST

A mystery abounds and Sarah is need of the Country P.I.'s skills (even though she doesn't really ask for them). Who is Spirit Fox? Someone with the same great idea, someone who thought it was a good idea, or are we dealing with a Mandela Effect? In World of Crazy: taco sweaters, haunted mirror, married to a hologram, kids do the darndest things. Ball Talk: GS Drama, Maroon 5 petition.

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2121.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:47pm PST

Somehow, Greg talked himself into going on Sarah's wine-tasting trip for her other job and the awkwardness started out quickly. From fancy tours, to telling someone wine tastes like 'band-aids', to running for hand-sanitizer, and the encounter with the velvet lady, there was a lot that happened. In the end, it leaves Sarah and Greg wondering...were they the actual schmucks?

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2120.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:03pm PST

GUEST: DAVID KOECHNER. The incredibly talented and hilarious David Koechner joined us today, in studio! David is at Helium Comedy Club here in Portland and we discussed everything from his iconic roles in Anchorman and The Office, to what it's like working with Bobcat Goldthwaite and Dana Gould. He also dispenses love advice, as only he can. David is seriously a treasure, get your tix and go see him. Also huge thanks to BLACK'S PEST SERVICES for being a find sponsor!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2119.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:26pm PST

An impending work adventure for Sarah means Greg wants to tag along. Wine-tasting is something that only one of them has experience with, but in true FER fashion, it's important to figure out how to 'game' the system. In World of Crazy: Corn-eating competition.

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2118.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:09pm PST

Sarah X Dylan may have exactly what you're looking for! A diet that fits exactly what she wants to eat, AND can help our buddy lose weight and it involves...babybell cheese. Would you eat free street cheese? In World of Crazy: Monopoly, Evil Yoga, Dating App. Thanks to NEXT ADVENTURE!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2117.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:19pm PST

Greg has found a new obsession and his name is Threatin, how to get away with something that big, Sabrina is making Satanists very mad, British lady who loves ghosts has a wedding offer, pantless man falls through Waffle House roof, and more - have a great day friends!! Thanks to BLACK'S PEST SERVICES for sponsoring the show!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2116.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:37pm PST

GUESTS: PDX ALERTS. Thank you so much to everyone that attended the 2018 Portland Podcast Festival! What an incredible time. We recap the event and then play our live interview from on stage, with the elusive and amazing PDX Alerts!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2115.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:36pm PST

Greg and Sarah are shells of themselves, but so excited and proud of the Portland Podcast Festival! It's happening this weekend, but we still have some World of Crazy and Ball Talk to deliver, in addition to the secret side of organizing festivals. Thanks so much everyone!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2114.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:33pm PST

Guests: Todd Werkhoven and Mark Middleton. Greg and Sarah are both starting to rapidly unravel as the impending Podcast Festival approaches, what is the breaking point and crazy hair, and our pals Todd Werkoven & Mark Middleton from Portland at the Movies, The Mark & Toddcast, and Bins Worthy joined us to talk about memory metals, podfest, shopping at the Bins, and more - they are awesome! Big thanks to BLACK'S PEST SERVICES!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2113.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:13pm PST

We are starting to panic/prep for everything at the Portland Podcast Festival (get your tickets here!), what to do to fill time, and the delightful Bri Brey from Portland Mercury joined us to talk about the Hump! Festival that is happening starting Thursday - pick up your tickets and have a wonderful day!!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2112.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:13pm PST

It's been 9 years of Funemployment Radio, as of November 5th, 2018! Today we talk a little bit about the beginning of the show (through Greg's sickness), while also covering a bit of publicity they received for the Portland Podcast Festival on KPTV 12. What did Greg say though and how did Sarah feel about it? So much to unravel... In WoC: 106 year old Taco Bell, Puptern, Spoiled Endings. Thanks to everyone for all of your support!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2111.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:05pm PST

Sarah saw the greatest Lifetime movie of all time and wanted to talk about it, killer voodoo doll, possessed puppets and high school drama, we are now vintage, and more - have a great night!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2110.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:17pm PST

Craziness happened yesterday, involving Greg's truck, a note, the police, an investigation and legitimate crime. A decision was made on which side to go with and the outcome still remains to be seen. You'll have to listen to find out, but let us know if you think Greg did the right thing! Also, Sarah provides some fantastic Halloween facts and pick up your tix to the PORTLAND PODCAST FESTIVAL!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2109.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:44pm PST

A weekend excursion on a boat, lead Greg right into a battle, in which his sword was taken from him... Actually, she just walked off with it at a pirate party on a yacht. In World of Crazy: Corpse Flower, Fake Teeth Stuck, Ghost Engagement. Get your tix to the 2018 Portland Podcast Festival!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2108.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:19pm PST

GUEST: ADAM FERRARA. Sarah is running solo today, with the one and only Adam Ferrara! Talk of the new album and how Adam is at Helium Comedy Club here in Portland tonight and tomorrow. Get your tix and don't forget to also pick up your tix for the PDX PODCAST FESTIVAL!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2107.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:21pm PST

The venture into no man's land, leaves Greg nervous and Sarah curious about what may be lurking in the shadows. Plus, the term hot take is highly discouraged by her. In World of Crazy: Fire Spiders, Ghost Named Bill, Pooperintendent. Plus we announce our AMAZING GUESTS for the PORTLAND PODCAST FESTIVAL!! You'll have to listen to find out....also big thanks to NEXT ADVENTURE!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2106.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:29pm PST

The new schedule that Greg is on, has him seeing an entirely different world at the time of day that he's out. Animals, strange people and....ghosts? Also PDX Alerts tweets out something that may finally settle some bets that people have placed, of who would be the first to be blasted on their Twitter account after committing a crime! Is it a case of mistaken identity? In WOC: Chicken Trick, Cheese Advent, Airline Issue. Ball Talk: Dodgers, Booger. Thanks to PACIFIC PERKS COFFEE and get your tix for the PDX PODCAST FESTIVAL!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2105.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:40pm PST

GUESTS: STEPH TOLEV and DEBRA DIGIOVANNI. The show starts off with Greg realizing that the show he watches about 'Coco' and 'Easy' is in fact...a soap opera about dudes on motorcycles and in a 'gang'. Then we are joined by comedians Steph Tolev and Debra DiGiovanni who are both at Curious Comedy Theater tonight! Get tix to see them! Also, they are Canadien. 

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2104.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:21pm PST

The experience of making a 'joke' on twitter has lead Greg down a bizarre path to a sub reddit that is all about....short people. Like people that take it VERY seriously, as opposed to him. Sarah explores the weird world of "tallsplaining". In World of Crazy: Nose warmers, Milk Vodka. Ball Talk: Dodgers. Get your tix to the PDX Podcast Festival now, as well!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2103.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:46pm PST

GUEST: GREG PROOPS. The incredibly fabulous, hilarious, and dapper Mr. Greg Proops stopped by our studio today! Greg has a new album out, and is on tour at Helium Comedy Club. We discuss everything from morning high jinks, to dapper cologne, to his performance for A Nightmare Before Christmas. Greg is the best!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2102.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:29pm PST

** Previous file was posted with wrong episode** A million people have sent Greg the story about how small men are angry, he doesn't believe this to be true and gets angry about it, Sarah and the skin care girls, switching up the themes, and more - tomorrow on the show: Greg Proops! Have a great afternoon! Thanks to NEXT ADVENTURE!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2101.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:38am PST

Sarah has a shocking admission about a 'procedure' that she has been going through on a regular basis. What is it and why is she doing it? You'll have to listen to find out. Also in World of Crazy: Houston, Spookeasy, Crackpipe. Ball Talk: LaVar Ball and so much more. Also, get your tix for the PDX Podcast Festival!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2100.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:43pm PST

Gifts arrive from Australia and the most magical place in Florida, giving Greg and Sarah the classiest outfits of all time! Seriously, the are awesome. Also, Greg ruins the studio by cooking something gross, because he has no idea of how to act in an office. How many times can you sneeze in a row before it's too many? Plus get your tix to the PDX Podcast Festival and so much more!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2099.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:17pm PST

Sarah and the Macaroni and Cheese Festival may be a match made in heaven and Greg wants in on the action with "Sarah's Samples". (Mainly because he has a crippling fear of eating in front of people) In World of Crazy: A giant pizza in NY, you can be a cat lady as a job, don't eat Tide Pods (AGAIN), father vs. son vs. chainsaw vs. lawnmower, MLB update, and more - have a great afternoon! Huge thanks to PACIFIC PERKS COFFEE and their fine sponsorship of FER!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2098.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:22pm PST

GUEST: STEVE TREVINO. We were joined by the extremely interesting and very funny Steve Trevino who talked with us about everything from growing up in a small town, to being hired by a Saudi Prince to come and perform - it's a great talk, and he'll be performing toight & tomorrow at Helium Comedy Club! Have a fantastic weekend!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2097.mp3
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GUESTS: Tristan and Natalie from PACIFIC PERKS. The show starts off with Greg admitting to childhood haggling at the expense of and ice cream company that donated to charity.... Then we are joined by Natalie and Tristan from PACIFIC PERKS! You all know Tristan of course (got to get the job done), but the history of Pacific Perks is fantastic. They want to find you a job! Check out the episode and huge thanks to them stepping on board as a sponsor.


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Our good buddy Kelsey the Flight Attendant joined us to talk all things flying, what they really think when you take off your shoes on the plane, and the best/worst story about the most nightmare passenger she has ever had - have a great night all! 

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Things are a bit topsy turvy in our world but by golly, we are going to keep on truckin', Sarah has turned 38 and what does that mean, Life numbers are weird, giant pumpkin, 1500-year-old sword, pot brownies for votes, and more - have a great evening all!

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Sarah X Dylan is in her last day of her 37th year, and she has come to a realization that she may be old enough to be called...a Spinster. Whatever the previously negative connotations, she is determined to take the word back! Also, Greg has a very big announcement about his work with Digital Trends. The question is though...what does he put in his cubicle? In Ball Talk: Dodgers, and a fight. Thanks to BLACK'S PEST SERVICES!

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GUEST: Brad Williams. Today we were joined by Brad Williams, who is at Helium Comedy Club this weekend in Portland. Discussions range from a rock wrestling cruise, meeting famous wrestlers, Fred Durst, The Rock and a whole lot of amazing randomness. Big thanks to NEXT ADVENTURE!

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GUEST: B. Frayne Masters. Sarah has made a discovery regarding the mall and it seems to her, that times are changing. Also, was she complicit in a certain....crime when she was younger? Then we are joined by the incredible wonderful (and far more fashionable) B. Frayne Masters of Back Fence PDX! They have their 10th anniversary at Portland Center Stage, this Monday.

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Sarah has fallen down the rabbit hole of a random actor from a horror movie that she has discovered on YouTube. The movie is called Mirror, Mirror,'s horrible. But, were you aware of The Elevator Game? However, there is a cult following surrounding Rainbow Harvest and it's fascinating. In World of Crazy: 375 Goats, Musical DNA, Tattoos for Arby's. Thanks to BLACK'S PEST SERVICES!

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Sarah's transformation into a 'rock girl/crystal lady' continues, with the latest addition to her collection. Apparently "spirits" will guide her... Also, Greg spent time on a boom lift and somehow didn't fall off...or do anything. In World of Crazy: Fortune Cookie Winner, Moose poop.

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GUEST: DAN CUMMINS. Our buddy Dan Cummins of the Timesuck Podcast and comedian at Helium Comedy Club, stopped by today! Talk included sad animal paintings, crazy lizard people conspiracies, cult leaders, monatomic gold and so, so, much more. Dan is just awesome!

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Almost like an episode of It's Always Sunny, Greg and Sarah realize that something they have dreamed about and been inspired by associated with free breakfast, may in fact make them terrible people. It's a heartwarming coming to reality moment, about free eggs and shampoo. Also in WOC: Dalton, Mac and Cheese Candy Canes. Thanks to BLACK'S PEST SERVICES

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GUEST: LIZ STEWART. Greg has kept himself up at night, with a ridiculous question that is as perplexing, as it is....strange. What kind of food and drink would you live with, for the rest of your life, if you could have no other? Then we are joined by Liz Stewart, to talk about her new comedy album, I'm Crowning! In World of Crazy: Scrabble, Muffin Challenge, Oregon Woman. Big thanks to NEXT ADVENTURE!

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GUEST: RICK EMERSON. Our buddy Rick Emerson joined us today to discuss "What's Rick Emerson been up to?". Turns out this radio veteran has been staring a lot at a tree in his backyard, pondering the deep questions in life, such as: when does one become a shut-in, where to move to in the world, awkwardness at parties, pretending to be human, drug questions, and so, so much more. It's so good, we split it into two parts! Also, big thanks to BLACK'S PEST SERVICES!

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GUEST: RICK EMERSON. Our buddy Rick Emerson joined us today to discuss "What's Rick Emerson been up to?". Turns out this radio veteran has been staring a lot at a tree in his backyard, pondering the deep questions in life, such as: when does one become a shut-in, where to move to in the world, awkwardness at parties, pretending to be human, drug questions, and so, so much more. It's so good, we split it into two parts! Also, big thanks to BLACK'S PEST SERVICES!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2085-part1.mp3
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Today: Greg discovers his upcoming weekend adventures, Sarah and the horrible card game, ghost children singing in the wind, ugly shoes are in, Beyonce practices witchcraft, predictions, and more - have a wonderful weekend all!

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GUEST: KATRINA KAHL. Sarah is letting go of somethings that may or may not be important to her, how can you tell when you have too much stuff, the Cornhole Championships are tonight, and Katrina from The Brian Grant Foundation joined us to talk about charity work, Shake It Till We Make It, and Plates for Parkinson's, which is happening next Friday, September 28th! Have a great afternoon all!

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The continuing issue with Sarah's eye has expanded into a full blown crisis. What is causing it? Why won't it stop? Conspiracy theories abound! It's also, International Talk Like A Pirate Day and there are some 'truly fascinating' facts you'll need to know. Plus a brand new World of Crazy and in Ball Talk: FSU woes, Seattle Hockey Names, Greg's Bowlo De Super NFL prediction.

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GUEST: RICK NICKERSON of MERCHANT DU VIN. Sarah is having a disturbing issue with an eye twitch, that turns into a 'scientific' uncovering of what the superstitions surrounding it mean. Then we are joined by Rick! Rick is an old friend and works for Merchant Du Vin, an importer of beers from very old breweries in Europe. One of them is a 10th generation brewery, one is from Trappist monks and a lot more! It's educational'll probably want a beer afterward. Big thanks to NEXT ADVENTURE, as well!

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From a tour of a prostitute museum, to a fight over pizza, our Alaskan Cruise Adventure was full of surprises! Today we'll cover everything that went down in Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Victoria B.C., and so much more. Thanks for the time off, here's an extra long episode covering the highlights!

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On today's best of we replayed an interview with our pal Kamau, and Sarah tells us what life is like as a Bremelo!

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Today's best of involves Greg and his first encounter with the lady of his household... Eunice.

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On today's Best Of: GOT TO GET THE JOB DONE GOT TO GET THE JOB DONE GOT TO GET THE JOB DONE! The story of the bone in the basement, plus the live reaction to the launch of Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket as it happened!

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Greg once turned his passion for trolling trolls, into an epic, somewhat disturbing series of letters, that became an actual album. That album was called Romancing The Spammer. This is the true and torrid tale of the romance between Chester Huntington III & Anita!

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In this best of Greg admits to an addiction, and Sharky tells us all about the joys of Thanksgiving!

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 Greg should never fix anything & the tale of the guy that was mean to us in our bowling league - PIG FACE MAN BOY!

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Today's best-of regales you with the tale of the beginning of Butterman!

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GUEST: CALEB DENISON. A trip to the race track to ride in an Indy car is recapped by Greg today, as it was amazing and yet....he was a little out of his element. He also got to interview MARIO ANDRETTI! What's it like? He'll give you the details. Then Caleb Denison of Digital Trends joins! Freshly back from Germany, where he covered IFA for DT, Caleb fills Greg and Sarah in on how the cruise they will be going, actually works. What happens between workers and crew? Scandal with Bill Burr? A lot is covered.

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An opportunity has arisen for Greg, from his work with The Manual that involves Indy Cars, a sports legend, and a potentially awkward interview, given Greg's complete lack of understanding about what he's talking about. Sarah attempts to help.

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