19 episodes

A rocket scientist, social worker, unemployed businessman, security specialist, and software manager walk into a bar. What do they talk about? This podcast is basically that conversation.

Is it entertaining? Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye! And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied!

We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America. We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.

Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff‪!‬ Kurt, Joe, Shane, Mick, Frank

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

A rocket scientist, social worker, unemployed businessman, security specialist, and software manager walk into a bar. What do they talk about? This podcast is basically that conversation.

Is it entertaining? Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye! And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied!

We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America. We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.

    EP17: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 17 (The Christmas Special!)

    EP17: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 17 (The Christmas Special!)

    Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff!

    So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation.

    No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied!

    We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.  

    EP17: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 17 (The Christmas Special!) featuring Kurt, Joe, Shane, Mick, Frank, plus surprise guest appearances by Kurt's wife and Frank's wife!

    In this episode we discuss the following very important and very serious topics:

    * here's the YouTube link for the video version of this episode, in case you want to watch our actual Zoom meeting and see our lovely faces

      (https://youtu.be/UB3-BQpxOLU)

    * here's the Gift Exchange Mis-Adventure or Terror of Kirkland Walgreens story that Joe wrote which is referenced several times in this episode

      (http://talkaboutdumbstuff.com/story/)

    * here's the Nice Shot Golf Glove gift that Shane received

      (https://www.amazon.com/Nice-Shot-Cabretta-Leather-All-Weather/dp/B07ZJWFNHT/)

    * and here are some nice Mime Gloves

      (https://www.amazon.com/NIce-Caps-Stretch-Special-Occasion/dp/B07DRFZ4B9/)

    * here are possibly the Custom Novelty Boxer Briefs that Frank received, although there are quite a few different vendors selling these exact same products

      (https://www.amazon.com/Custom-Shorts-Briefs-Underpants-Printed/dp/B09R46M7N2/)

    * here's the Dad Grilling Apron that Mick received

      (https://www.amazon.com/Funny-Apron-Men-Adjustable-Pockets/dp/B086SG369Z/)

    * here's where you can order custom stickers, like those that Kurt received 

      (https://www.stickermule.com/)

    * and here are a couple decent photos of our Senior Homecoming Float back in 1987

      (http://www.leucht.com/photos-new/index.php/dcmhs88/personal/Senior-float-homecoming-parade-1-from-Robyn-Joos-private-photo-collection)

      (http://www.leucht.com/photos-new/index.php/dcmhs88/personal/Senior-Float-homecoming-parade-2-from-Robyn-Joos-private-photo-collection)

    * here's the Pooping Pooches Calendar that Joe received

      (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0754Y9GNH/)

    * here's the Kirkland Washington Walgreens that we keep referring to

      (https://www.walgreens.com/locator/walgreens-11607+98th+ave+ne-kirkland-wa-98034/id=6258)

    * here's where you can order Custom Movie Posters like the one Joe received

      (https://yourfilmposter.com/)

    * here's the Rocky movie that Joe's movie poster was modeled after

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rocky)

    * here's where you can order giant poster prints and have them printed directly near a friend of yours and save on shipping charges

      (https://photo.walgreens.com/store/posters)

    * enjoy this Wham! music video

      (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8gmARGvPlI)

    * here's the definition of a Sesquicentennial

      (https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/sesquicentennial)



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    • 31 min
    EP16: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 16 (Shut Up, Frank! with special guest Kelly!)

    EP16: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 16 (Shut Up, Frank! with special guest Kelly!)

    Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff!

    So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation.

    No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied!

    We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.  



    Episode 16 (Shut Up, Frank! with special guest Kelly!) featuring Kurt, Joe, Shane, Mick, Frank, and special guest Kelly

    In this episode we discuss the following very important and very serious topics:

    * Frank has to lay down the rules for our Christmas gift exchange since it was all his bright idea

      (https://christmas.lovetoknow.com/Christmas_Party_Gift_Exchange_Ideas)

      (https://www.realsimple.com/holidays-entertaining/gifts/exchange-christmas-gifts)

    * We all struggle to remember each other's middle names

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Office_(American_TV_series))

    * Frank hates The Office TV show, but he is wrong

      (https://vocal.media/geeks/why-the-office-is-and-will-continue-to-be-one-of-the-best-sitcoms-ever)

    * Frank gets annoyed by Kurt's analytical thinking

      (https://fs.blog/the-engineering-mind-set/)

    * Shane ate way too much on Thanksgiving

      (https://www.businessinsider.com/healthy-thanksgiving-nutrition-dietician-2016-11)

      (https://www.consumerreports.org/healthy-eating/ways-to-eat-smarter-at-thanksgiving-dinner-a2912481484/)

    * We all own smart scales except for Frank

      (https://www.amazon.com/RENPHO-Bluetooth-Bathroom-Composition-Smartphone/dp/B01N1UX8RW/)

      (https://youtu.be/zrzMhU_4m-g)

    * Shane's brother Kelly joins the meeting to talk about public nudity and porn vacations

      (https://www.nps.gov/yose/index.htm)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pontiac_Fiero)

      (https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/why-i-love-going-to-nudist-beaches/index.html)

      (https://marathonhandbook.com/nude-running/)

      (https://www.howardstern.com/)

    * Everyone tries to talk Kurt into buying Hulu

      (https://www.hulu.com/welcome)

    * Joe discusses his ear fluid issues

      (https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ear-infections/symptoms-causes/syc-20351616)

      (https://www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/ear-infection/default.htm)

      (https://www.asha.org/public/hearing/audiogram/)



    Email us: talkaboutdumbstuff@gmail.com

    Our website: http://talkaboutdumbstuff.com

    • 39 min
    EP15: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 15 (Special Guest Wendy!)

    EP15: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 15 (Special Guest Wendy!)

    Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff!

    So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation.

    No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied!

    We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.  

    Episode 15 (Special Guest Wendy!) featuring Kurt, Joe, Shane, Mick, Frank, and special guest Wendy

    In this episode we discuss the following very important and very serious topics:

    * stopping fan blades with your tongue & using a fan to create a robot voice

      (https://youtu.be/d8oRVuKiDHM)

      (https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/i0ksa/when_speaking_into_a_fan_what_makes_your_voice/)

    * deterring wasps with fake hornet nests

      (https://lifehacker.com/keep-wasps-away-with-a-brown-paper-bag-1599333100)

    * finding your mate on amish-only.com and match.com

      (https://www.amishdating.com/)

      (https://www.match.com/)

    * siamese tricycle comes up yet again, and we're still the top Google search result!

      (https://www.google.com/search?q=siamese+tricycle)

    * Joe recommends KISStory the biography of KISS

      (https://www.aetv.com/shows/biography-kisstory)

      (https://www.google.com/search?q=gene+simmons+tongue&tbm=isch)

    * Frank does not recommend the Motley Crue documentary, The Dirt

      (https://www.netflix.com/title/80169469)

    * Wendy talks about how she got into bowling for fun

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bowling)

      (https://www.betterthanpants.com/my-drinking-team-has-a-bowling-problem-t-shirt)

      (https://avantispeoria.com/)

      (https://lessons.com/bowling-lessons)

    * Wendy's knee replacement surgery

      (https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/knee-replacement/about/pac-20385276)

    * Wendy's high school crush

      (https://www.elitedaily.com/p/6-kinds-of-high-school-crushes-you-almost-certainly-had-at-some-point-8826921)

    * Frank makes Wendy talk about sex and politics and religion

      (https://www.thehealthy.com/sex/sex-after-50/)

      (https://www.webmd.com/healthy-aging/guide/sex-after-50)

    * Joe gives Mick a new persona: Kingpin from Daredevil

      (https://www.netflix.com/title/80018294)

      (https://marvelcinematicuniverse.fandom.com/wiki/Kingpin)

    * Wendy wants to watch The Big Lebowski and loves TikTok

      (https://www.netflix.com/pl-en/title/1181532)

      (https://www.tiktok.com/en/)

    * everyone but Frank paid Kurt to watch Tiger King

      (https://www.netflix.com/title/81115994)

    * Wendy describes her low inflammatory diet

      (https://www.webmd.com/diet/anti-inflammatory-diet-road-to-good-health)

      (https://www.everydayhealth.com/diet-nutrition/diet/anti-inflammatory-diet-benefits-food-list-tips/)



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    • 43 min
    Dumb Stuff Podcast Trailer Number 2

    Dumb Stuff Podcast Trailer Number 2

    Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff!



    So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation.

    No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied!

    We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.  



    Email us: talkaboutdumbstuff@gmail.com

    Our website: http://talkaboutdumbstuff.com

    • 1 min
    EP14: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 14 (Old Man Seinfeld!)

    EP14: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 14 (Old Man Seinfeld!)

    Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff!

    So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation.

    No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied!

    We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.  



    Episode 14 (Old Man Seinfeld!) featuring Kurt, Joe, Mick

    In this episode we discuss the following very important and very serious topics:

    * Kurt hassles Joe for going to Rainforest Cafe without him

      (https://www.rainforestcafe.com/location/rainforest-cafe-lake-buena-vista-disney-world-marketplace-fl/)

      (https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/dining/disney-springs/t-rex/)

    * Kurt and Joe briefly discuss the morning poop ritual

      (https://www.fatherly.com/health-science/why-do-people-poop-morning-time/)

      (https://www.glamour.com/story/why-you-poop-around-the-same-time-every-day)

    * Mick phones it in this week while being chauffeured around on his vacation

      (https://grammarist.com/idiom/phone-it-in/)

    * Kurt complains about how cold it is in his house

      (https://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/why-am-i-cold)

      (https://www.mymove.com/heating-cooling/guides/thermostat-ghost-readings/)

    * Joe describes his adventures replacing the clutch cable on his motorcycle

      (https://www.quora.com/What-happens-if-a-car-battery-short-circuits)

      (https://www.quora.com/I-dropped-my-wrench-on-the-battery-terminal-touching-both-terminals-Do-I-replace-the-battery)

    * Mick tells us about an accidental trick shot that occurred during basketball camp

      (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJpKmATKqWM)

      (https://bleacherreport.com/articles/437863-watch-the-top-20-craziest-basketball-trick-shots-on-youtube)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Candid_Camera)

    * Kurt and Joe discuss HBO Max

      (https://play.hbomax.com/page/urn:hbo:page:GYJxCDACcN8PDewEAAAAG:type:feature)

      (https://play.hbomax.com/page/urn:hbo:page:home)

      (https://www.cnet.com/tech/services-and-software/best-streaming-service/)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Community_(TV_series))

    * Kurt and Joe talk about the joys of clean comedians

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Is_This_Anything%3F_(book))

      (https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2014/jan/05/jerry-seinfeld-funny-sex-swearing-sitcom-comedy)

      (https://www.thegrablegroup.com/entertainment/comedy/christian-comedians-you-need-to-know/)

      (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkcoohlQIfSYApmswWHD3kQ)

    * Joe and Kurt discuss the hopeful end of the pandemic

      (https://www.cdc.gov/)

      (https://www.washingtonpost.com/travel/2021/04/08/florida-desantis-cdc-cruise-lawsuit/)

      (https://www.cdc.gov/norovirus/index.html)

      (https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/interactive/2021/unvaccinated-case-rate-delta-surge/)



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    • 33 min
    EP13: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 13 (Sleep Punching!)

    EP13: Dumb Stuff Podcast, Episode 13 (Sleep Punching!)

    Dumb Stuff Podcast: We’re not dumb, we just talk about dumb stuff!



    So a rocket scientist, a social worker, an unemployed businessman, a security specialist, and a software manager walk into a bar.  What do they talk about?  This podcast is basically that conversation.

    No really, what do we talk about on this podcast?  Well, anything and everything!  Whatever is on our minds!  Is it entertaining?  Well, we can guarantee that this podcast is more fun than a hot poker in the eye!  And we’ll even give you your money back if you’re not 100% completely satisfied!

    We’re just a small group of high school friends from Middle America.  We’re separated by several thousand miles but now we’re brought back together thanks to a global pandemic quarantine and a regular Zoom meeting.  



    Episode 13 (Sleep Punching!) featuring Kurt, Joe, Shane, & Frank

    In this episode we discuss the following very important and very serious topics:

    * everyone missed Shane's birthday

      (https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/44594/how-to-setup-birthday-reminders-for-your-facebook-friends-in-google-calendar/)

    * Joe talks about running backwards

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Backward_running)

      (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVQCkM6X-Aw)

    * Franks amazing hair reminds Kurt of a silver fox

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silver_fox_(animal))

    * everyone disses Mick's boss for making him cut his vacation short

      (https://www.thecut.com/article/my-boss-expects-people-to-work-on-vacation.html)

    * Shane retells racist Saturday Night Live jokes

      (https://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live)

      (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7drK5-sMns)

    * COVID restrictions are finally lifting

      (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/communication/guidance.html)

    * Shane explains how to cheat in casinos 

      (https://www.bestuscasinos.org/blog/5-ways-to-cheat-at-casino-blackjack/)

    * Joe hassles Shane again about not inviting him to his high school parties

      (https://www.theinertia.com/news/riot-in-huntington-beach-after-tiktok-birthday-invite-goes-viral/)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ColecoVision)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pitfall!)

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spy_Hunter)

    * Joe and Shane admit to sleep punching their spouses

      (https://www.sleepfoundation.org/parasomnias/rem-sleep-behavior-disorder)

      (https://abcnews.go.com/GMA/DrJohnson/story?id=125388)

    * Joe previews some new lyrics for a space medicine song he's been working on

      (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_medicine)

      (https://askdruniverse.wsu.edu/2017/10/11/in-space-which-way-is-up/)

      (https://www.commonsensemedia.org/learning-with-technology/is-it-ok-for-my-kid-to-start-her-own-youtube-channel)



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    Our website: http://talkaboutdumbstuff.com

    • 30 min

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Dumb Stuff Podcast

Riveting nonsense. Binged listened to all the plethora of episodes. When will the YouTube version of the podcast be available?

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