Funemployment Radio
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.

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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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.

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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 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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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!

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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.

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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. 

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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!

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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!

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** 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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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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A night spent with Sarah's friend, leads her to some incredible insight into an entertainment ecosystem that was largely unfamiliar beforehand. With a startling recap and synopsis of the Real Housewives thing (trust me, it's not what you think), Sarah sheds light on something completely foreign to Greg. Complete with Sound Effects... Also, Greg is getting a shower speaker and it's really creepy. In WOC: Avocados All Day, Wet Willie, Samurai Swords. Big thanks to NEXT ADVENTURE!

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An informational segment about the horrors of the cruising lifestyle fill Sarah with dread, as Greg just 'tries to help'. Also, a dramatic reading of the worst bridesmaid in the history of the universe. Want to pay $1500? Plus big thanks to BLACK'S PEST SERVICES!

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GUEST: RYAN BRENTLEY from NINKASI. The FER Brewer's Cup Cornhole Tournament was a GIGANTIC success! Thanks to all the Brewers and everyone who came out, including enduring a bit of...drama... Then Sarah and Greg make a big announcement, after which we are joined by Ryan from Ninkasi! We talk all things their beers, do some sampling, and let you know about their great charity fundraising for FUNDS FOR FIREFIGHTERS! Thanks everyone!

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A trip to the Trophy Store has blown Sarah's mind! There is a trophy on hand at the store, it involves hot dogs, and she must find a way to 'win' it. Also, Greg once got a participation trophy for karate. The FER Brewer's Cup Cornhole Tournament is this Sunday with 16 Brewers on hand! It's going to be great and we can't wait to see you there!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2074.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:04pm PDT

Sarah has discovered some treasures along her recent walks and wants to share her finds with the world. Will here "lily white hands" be dirty as she follows the cooking instructions? OR will she learn the best riffs ever? Also, we have FER Sunglasses available at the Brewer's Cup Cornhole Tournament this Sunday! In World of Crazy: Mini-horses, NASA Fight, Into the Void. Thanks to Next Adventure!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2073.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:21pm PDT

After becoming a 'crystal lady', Sarah now is having strange apocalyptic dreams about ska concerts in Africa. Did she foretell of an impending disaster involving people hating the color red? she just weird. In World of Crazy: Snake Pants, Pokemon Cards, Fake Cop. Ball Talk: Spanish Soccer, Raiders Jail. The FER BREWER'S CUP is this SUNDAY AUGUST 26TH at LANDMARK SALOON! Also pick up tix to ROSE CITY COMIC CON!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2072.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:19pm PDT

Greg has decided it may be time to join the Portland Culinary Community, with his own restaurant targeted toward people with more simple tastes. He feels sauces are the scourge of food and believes others may agree with his refined pallet choices. In World of Crazy: Mexico, Dog Ice Cream, Future Sarah. Big thanks to BLACK'S PEST SERVICES!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2071.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:05pm PDT

GUEST: ZAK TOSCANI. Before Zak joins us, Greg admits to a relapse into his potentially troubling video game obsessions that have now....upset animals. Then Zak hops on to talk about life in LA, headlining Helium Comedy Club, and recapping how his Twitter posts lead to Patton Oswalt, Jake Tapper, and about 600,000 other people to follow his thread. Big thanks to ROSE CITY COMIC CON, and don't forget to join us for the FER BREWER'S CUP!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2070.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:14pm PDT

Greg tries to explain the obsession with Ween, KFC launches a clothing line, nug life, chicken nugget pants, Michigan woman named Donna, stolen hot dogs, and more - have a wonderful weekend friends!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2069.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:01pm PDT

GUESTS: Ben Harkins, Steven Wilber, Jason Lamb. Today: No, we did NOT have Matt Damon in-studio, however Sarah had a dream about him and it was really weird, then Jason Lamb, Ben Harkins, and Steven Wilber joined us to talk about comedy, karaoke, and their event Fake it til you Make It, happening tomorrow night at the Ape Theater! Then more weird Matt Damon stuff. Have a great day!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2068.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:08pm PDT

What is the policy on how much to eat at a restaurant and how much requires a box? It is the conundrum that Greg finds himself in, as he may have offended an establishment during Burger Week because he didn't finish his meal. It's annoying. We need your help. In World of Crazy: Stolen Ramen, Pooperintendent, Opera. Ball Talk: Baseball, Eagles Troll, Babestation. Thanks to BLACK'S PEST SERVICES and ROSE CITY COMIC CON!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2067.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:31pm PDT

Sarah is leaning into what she is ultimately going to be come as a "Crystal Lady". Then, we were joined today by Jason from Portland Adult Soapbox Derby to chat all things soapbox, Mt. Tabor, racing, and more - it's a lot of fun! Big thanks to BLACK'S PEST SERVICES, as well!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2066.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:14pm PDT

After a weekend at the Reservoir, Sarah and Greg discuss the mystery filming project that they were a part of. They had some unlikely visitors that were next to them, offering advice, warnings, and a whole lot of confusion, in addition to a drowned drone. Plus in World of Crazy: scooter hate, Paris bathrooms. Ball Talk: Fake Steelers player, Tiger is back. Thanks to ROSE CITY COMIC CON!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2065.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:04pm PDT

GUEST: CHRIS PORTER. Chris is in town at Helium Comedy Club this weekend and he leads a fascinating life. From stories of performing on Kid Rock's cruise ship, to hanging out with Wayne Gretzky and Justin Verlander, it's a great interview. Go see him! Also, Greg plans on trying to get someone to let him on their boat, while camping this weekend. Big thanks to NEXT ADVENTURE!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2064.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:24pm PDT

After a day spent 'acting', Sarah realizes that she is still the weird kid she was 20 years ago, sitting in the corner listening to her audio books. Also, Greg accidentally left the YouTube channel streaming. He is also returning to the site of his glory of youth, when he became the king of the dock. In WoC: Uncle Pokemon, Don't Try Too Hard. In Ball Talk: Gridiron Burger. Big thanks to ROSE CITY COMIC CON!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2063.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:13pm PDT

Sarah has a big role tomorrow, but it's one she's a little unfamiliar with. Her skill of always getting camera time has her worried about becoming a meme because of her...odd style of clapping hands. In World of Crazy: German Metal, Giant Spider, Haunted Asylum. Ghost Baby. Ball Talk: Diamond Tooth. Big thanks to BLACK'S PEST SERVICES!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2062.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:06pm PDT

The Soulful Giving Blanket Concert was amazing, but an interaction with former Portland Trail Blazers, Brian Grant could be what really stood out from the last weekend. Sarah did the most Sarah thing ever and we all got to witness it. Plus a limo ride, and Pergolatory is now a thing. In WOC: Amish Uber, Great Wall, Grilling Officer, Toothpaste. Ball Talk: DJ fight. The FER BREWER'S CUP is AUGUST 26TH! Also MAKER'S MARK is the fine sponsor of the PORTLAND PODCAST FESTIVAL!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2061.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:35pm PDT

GUESTS: TREVOR MOORE, SAM BROWN, DARREN TRUMETER. 3 of the 5 members of The Whitest Kids U' Know joined us today! They are in town for Helium Comedy Club and we talked about everything from the show, which boy band member they would be, David Bowie's diet and what the future of the group is. Then we discuss the impending limo ride that Sarah and Greg will be taking for the Soulful Giving Foundation and what roles they should be playing for it. Thanks for listening and to ROSE CITY COMIC CON!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2060.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:39am PDT

A "controversial" Instagram post by Sarah X Dylan has resulted in some backlash online from the bird community. Was her bird shaming post a just and proper scolding of a Portland group, or is she about to face the backlash that she didn't see coming? We need your thoughts! Plus, she has a burrito in a mason jar. In World of Crazy: Space Needle, Leftovers, Rick & Morty. Big thanks to NEXT ADVENTURE!


Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2059.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:06pm PDT

A late night discovery by Greg leads to some nightmares and a history lesson regarding the Aztecs. Seriously, it's weird! In World of Crazy: Port St. Lucie, Twins, Costco, cutting, Sasquatch. Big thanks to Rose City Comic Con and Black's Pest Services!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2058.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:29pm PDT

The saga continues today, as more is revealed about the history and inevitable decline of Wall Man, the person Greg believes to be living in the walls of Sarah's apartment complex. There are some dark turns today, as the paintings that have been appearing in the basement have revealed. Greg just insane. Also, a man tells Sarah that world is ending, outside of the grocery store. Thanks to Rose City Comic Con for sponsoring today's episode!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2057.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:04pm PDT

New developments at Sarah's apartment complex, have lead to a resurgence in the theory of The Wall Man! Is he communicating again? The paintings lead us to believe so and the story is sad, yet inspiring. Or something. Part 2 is tomorrow! In WOC: Japanese Ads, McDonald's Money, Pooperintendent. Ball Talk: Lawson Craddock. Thanks to ROSE CITY COMIC CON!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2056.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:41pm PDT

GUEST: BOBBY LEE. Today we had our long time friend, Mr. Bobby Lee in studio! Bobby is funny, successful, weird and all of the things we love. He's gives us secret information, takes a call and so much more. Seriously...he's awesome. Check him on Splitting Up Together and this weekend at Helium Comedy Club! Big thanks to BLACK'S PEST SERVICES and ROSE CITY COMIC CON!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2055.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:48pm PDT

After a day off, Greg and Sarah recount the excitement and dangers of floating down a river. Greg also believes he has a superior stroking technique, compared to Sarah's 'front stroke'. In World of Crazy: Stink Sack, Toad Lick, Judgement Free Zone. Ball Talk: Vince Carter. Also, follow a strange personal drama that unfolded on Facebook (not us). Big thanks to NEXT ADVENTURE, BLACK'S PEST SERVICES, and ROSE CITY COMIC CON!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2054.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:51pm PDT

GUESTS: LINDA YOSHIDA and STACI SIGALA. We are joined by Linda and Staci at the top of the show, to talk about the Soulful Giving Foundation! It's an incredible event with 100% of the proceeds going to help fight cancer. Plus....drinking on an estate, so it's magical! Then, Sarah receives some SHOCKING news. She's had an identity to herself, her entire life. But now...she finds out she isn't exactly who she thought she was. Will she have to change her diet and holidays?

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2053.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:59pm PDT

Sarah is imploring Greg to take a break, because he's stressing out too much. What that means is she wants him to go to a pool to doesn't work for him. Also, a contest has begun! Details are in the show, but we NEED YOUR HELP. In World of Crazy: Blood Moon, Cat Mayor, Spaghetti Bandit. Ball Talk: LeBron DMV. Big thanks to Rose City Comic Con!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2052.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:13am PDT

Today: Greg fell off of the juice wagon today and was in full juice effect, Sarah is working a wedding and Greg wants to try to go, faking bartending, Costco sausages, Godsister is confusing, anchor in a chicken fight, and more - have a great weekend all!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2051.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:46pm PDT

Sarah is super duper excited to maybe meet Kyle Maclachlan again today at a wine tasting, how do you act and what do you call him, being an extra and an actor, Powerball win, Brady Bunch house, interesting coffin, got yer nose, NBA soap opera, and more - have a great afternoon! Also a huge thank you to our new sponsor, Rose City Comic Con!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2050.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:25pm PDT

GUESTS: BERNARD and DEREK. Sarah starts the show off celebrating her very special occasion: National Hot Dog Day! She delivers a plethora of Hot Dog Facts to celebrate with. Then we are joined by Bernard and Derek of BLACK'S PEST SERVICES! They are our wonderful new sponsor, who explain the fascinating world of ants, the gross world of rats, the incredible world of pats and are all around awesome people!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2049.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:55pm PDT

After seeing a posting on Nextdoor, Greg is convinced that he has what it takes to join forces with a neighborhood superhero group. Would The Raven make an excellent vigilante addition? Or is her more peeper, than helper? In WOC: Arizona Man, Squirrel Burglar, Heat makes you dumb. Our new sponsor BLACK'S PEST SERVICE is announced as well!

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2048.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:17pm PDT

GUEST: JAY LARSON. After a recap of Sarah's first day at Tropical Summer X: Return to Stripper Soup and the shocking way she snitched on herself, we are joined by Jay Larson! You know Jay from his standup comedy, The Crabfeast podcast, and his TV and movie appearances. He's at Helium Comedy Club this weekend, so get your tix now! 

Direct download: FunemploymentRadioEpisode2047.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:34pm PDT