25 episodes

Play Your Part is a culture variety show. It's essentially whatever host Jacob Wilson wants it to be. This includes: talk about random news in culture, unnecessary dissections of pop culture, public radio-esque stories of global culture and history, and the origins of random things that you never think about. This wide variety of topics reflect the interests of the host which are always changing and always specific.

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Play Your Part is a culture variety show. It's essentially whatever host Jacob Wilson wants it to be. This includes: talk about random news in culture, unnecessary dissections of pop culture, public radio-esque stories of global culture and history, and the origins of random things that you never think about. This wide variety of topics reflect the interests of the host which are always changing and always specific.

    Bros on Broadway IV: Tony Awards Recap

    Bros on Broadway IV: Tony Awards Recap

    Patrick is back to talk with Jacob about the Tonys! They discuss James Corden, all of the Hamilton things, and their favorite performances!

    They also discuss the soundtracks to Waitress, Tuck Everlasting, and the upcoming live streaming of She Loves Me.

    • 35 min
    Best Christian Rock of the 00s

    Best Christian Rock of the 00s

    Jacob is joined by Ben Longinow to talk about the 7 best of the 00s Christian hardcore scene. They discuss how all people into Christian alternative music were kind of into everything, talk about their journeys into the scene, and going to local shows, before getting into these albums (in order):

    Haste the Day “Burning Bridges”/“When Everything Falls”
    Underoath “Define the Great Line”
    As Cities Burn “Come Now Sleep”/“Son I Loved You at Your Darkest”
    Emery “The Question”
    Beloved “Failure On”
    Maylene and the Sons of Disaster “II”
    He is Legend “I Am Hollywood”
    The Chariot “The Fiancee”
    August Burns Red “Messengers”
    mewithoutYou “Catch For Us the Foxes”
    Dead Poetic “New Medicines”
    mae “The Everglow”

    Slight mentions for: Inhale/Exhale, Demon Hunter, Relient K, Number One Gun, Run Kid Run, Thrice, Sinai Beach, Comeback Kid, The Rocket Summer, Anberlin, The Devil Wears Prada, Showbread, The Agony Scene, Zao, Starflyer 59,


    Here is the Underoath interview Ben talks about: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CfNneFlUTFE

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Talkin' To Taylor About Logos: Baseball Hats!

    Talkin' To Taylor About Logos: Baseball Hats!

    Welcome to Baseball Month! Today’s episode we talk to Taylor about logos, this time it’s MLB hats!

    They begin by trying to remember anything they’ve ever talked about on a Talkin’ to Taylor about Logos, but cannot (#LongLawn)! We also have a Yankee off and give a World Series prediction!

    Check out what we have to say about your favorite team’s hat!
    Orioles (7:00)
    Reds (8:15)
    Indians (11:45)
    Cubs (13:20)
    White Sox (15:50)
    Royals (17:05)
    Twins (19:55)
    Yankees (22:10)
    Mets (26:15)
    Rays (29:25)
    Cardinals (31:45)
    Rockies (34:40)
    Padres (36:30)
    Dodgers (39:35)
    Giants (44:35)
    Pirates (47:50)
    Tigers (48:50)
    Angels (49:55)
    A’s (51:25)
    Red Sox (53:05)
    Astros (54:40)
    Braves (56:25)
    All the rest (57:45 and beyond!)

    Join the conversation:
    Follow Patrick: @papa_patrick
    Follow Jacob: @jacobthewilson / @playyourpartpod / @rivalpodclub
    Email: rivalpodcastclub@gmail.com

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Bros on Broadway II: Things That Should Be Musicals

    Bros on Broadway II: Things That Should Be Musicals

    The Bros on Broadway are back! Yes, that’s right, Jacob is joined by Patrick Gillespie for more talk about musicals. This time they try to come up with ideas for musical adaptations from their favorite movies, books, tv shows, and historical events. From there they discuss what is at the heart of a good musical (inner feelings, large casts of people dancing, orphaned children, etc…). We’re not gonna spoil our picks here so you better check it out!

    Music: M83 “Do it, Try it”

    Join the conversation:
    Follow Patrick: @papa_patrick
    Follow Jacob: @jacobthewilson / @playyourpartpod / @rivalpodclub
    Email: rivalpodcastclub@gmail.com

    • 55 min
    Auteur Tours: The Movies of Jeff Nichols

    Auteur Tours: The Movies of Jeff Nichols

    Jacob is joined by Cody Boring to talk about movies! They open up their discussion with some cinephile nerdiness in defining auteur theory, then they discuss their first experiences with Jeff Nichols, give you a tease of each Nichols’ film, point out the themes that stretch across each film, and finally give reviews of each movie (SPOILERS will be announced before they are given).

    Music: The Sun Days “Don’t Need to Be Them”

    Join the conversation:
    Follow Cody: @codyisboring
    Follow Jacob: @jacobthewilson / @playyourpartpod / @rivalpodclub
    Email: rivalpodcastclub@gmail.com

    • 46 min
    Welcome to the Hobby Lobby with My Dad!

    Welcome to the Hobby Lobby with My Dad!

    Welcome to the Hobby Lobby with my Dad!

    Jacob’s dad has a lot of hobbies, from learning ventriloquism as a child to doing a deep dive into scuba diving, his entire life has been an exploration of different activities. In this episode Jacob talks to his Dad, Tim Wilson, along with Taylor to learn about those interests, especially in light of his own obsessions.

    Other talk includes hobbies in the internet age, the Christian clown community, and Jacob’s lack of ability to use scissors.

    Subscribe to the Play Your Part Letter and get issue one at tinyletter.com/playyourpart

    • 48 min

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