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The podcast that makes sitting in your cubicle entertaining. Hosted by Will deFries, David Ruff, and Dillon Cheverere.

Episode Date
Listener Voicemails and Two Minutes In 'Paradise'
01:03:09
We're back to answer a new round of listener questions. We're answering questions about going out, cats, and dream sports moments, how to introduce yourself, and ideal golf sponsors. Plus, we talk about Colton and the other happenings in Paradise. We're back with another episode Thursday.
Aug 14, 2018
Touch Roulette, Big Weekends, & New Neighbors
01:00:15
We're back from a huge weekend, and there's a lot to talk about. Dillon lived the Bird life, Dave went back to his college town, Micah competed in a Jiu Jistu competition, and Will signed a lease. We're back with another (Bachelor-free!) episode Tuesday.
Aug 13, 2018
The Return of Liv Langdon, Napa Will, and Peruvian Shamans
01:27:11
Liv Langdon returns to talk about her recent trip to Peru, the state of Micah ahead of Chump To Champ, DMT, Mescaline, intermittent fasting, This Weekend in Fun, and more.
Aug 09, 2018
Touching Base on ‘The Bachelorette,’ Finale
01:15:56
"Bachelor" alum Brittany Taylor joins the show to talk about Becca's finale. In addition to breaking down the final decision, we talk about future bachelor candidates, the upcoming season of Paradise, and dating a virgin. We're back with a standard episode Thursday. Please take a moment to help us make our shows better by visiting survey.grandexmedia.com.
Aug 07, 2018
PGA Championship Preview & The Gangnam Style Tweet That Almost Ended The Company
00:56:37
The T-Man joins Dave and Dillon to talk about a series of topics including: the songs of 2002 vs. 2012, golf shirt tuck etiquette, the worst tweet in Grandex history, and more. Plus, there's a quick T-Time discussion about the PGA Championship. Please take a moment to help us make the show better. Visit www.survey.grandexmedia.com. Thank you.
Aug 06, 2018
Episode 200: Beach vs. Sand Volleyball, Carnivals, And Jack Stone
01:03:43
We did it! Episode 200. A lot of people said we wouldn't get this far, but we did. To celebrate we talk about carnivals, volleyball, and the best way to season your eggs. Plus, our good friend Jack Stone joins the show. Help us make our podcasts better. Please take a moment to fill out our new listener survey: www.survey.grandexmedia.com
Aug 02, 2018
Touching Base on ‘The Bachelorette,’ Men Tell All
00:47:29
While some expected the men to tell some, they did, in fact, tell all. We're talking about Jordan, Grocer Joe, and the rest of the men. Please take a moment to help us make the show better by filling out this survey: survey.grandexmedia.com We'll be back Thursday with Episode 200!
Jul 31, 2018
Episode 199: Micah Goes From Chump To Champ + Blockbuster Talk
00:59:02
We've teased it for weeks, but now it's official: Producer Micah faces a professional cage fighter August 31. Micah joins us to talk about it and preview the first documentary video online at onnit.com/chumptochamp. Plus, we talk about the new Mission Impossible movie and movie-going in general in 2018.
Jul 30, 2018
Episode 198: Man Caves, Zoom Challenge, And Bill The Bernese Mountain Dog
01:05:35
The squad is all over the place today, and it's a doozy of a show. We're talking about Dave's new crib and hopefully, his new family member. There's also some meme talk and of course, This Weekend In Fun.
Jul 26, 2018
Touching Base on ‘The Bachelorette,’ Becca Week 9
00:46:28
It's Fantasy Suite Week, and we're back to break it all down. We're down to two, and next week is Men Tell All. Join us again Thursday for a regular Touching Base episode.
Jul 24, 2018
Episode 197: Uber Tricks, Fitbits, and Open Championships
01:11:44
After recapping Tiger and a hungover Open Championship, we dive into two (2) Uber stories — one where a driver was taping people and another where a driver used fake puke to get cleaning fees. Dillon also reveals he's never had Dairy Queen and Dave got a FitBit for his birthday.
Jul 23, 2018
Episode 196: Listener Voicemails With Girlfriend Sally & Barrett Dudley
01:17:43
Will's girlfriend Sally is in the stu to help us answer listener voicemails about wedding photos, best men, dirty apartments, and flat-earthers. Plus, Barrett Dudley stops by for the second half of the show to answer more questions about table side guacamole, tanning oil, and llamas.
Jul 19, 2018
Touching Base on ‘The Bachelorette,’ Becca Week 8
01:03:10
It's hometown week, and there's a lot to talk about. What's really going on with Colton (and his alleged virginity)? Who's the front runner? Who's lined up to be the next Bachelor? We answer those questions and hand out a few awards of our own. We'll be back with a standard Touching Base episode Thursday.
Jul 17, 2018
Episode 195: Touch vs. Wild
01:14:47
A conclusion as to whether or not Dillon could take a cheetah, a jaguar runs rampant in a New Orleans zoo, Micah threw a taco party, Dave had a weird gym interaction, and we recap #SuperSage's MMA fight this past Saturday.
Jul 16, 2018
Episode 194: 90s TV Nostalgia And The Instagram Questions Feature
01:04:09
Will questions Dillon's 90s TV knowledge, we talk about the new Instagram Questions feature, and we wish our good friend Super Sage Northcutt luck in This Weekend In Fun.
Jul 12, 2018
Touching Base on ‘The Bachelorette,’ Becca Week 7
00:58:22
Becca and her harem are off to the Bahamas and we're back to break it all down. There's three one-on-one dates, and we're down to the final four. Check back for hometowns next week. We're back with a regular episode of Touching Base Thursday.
Jul 10, 2018
Episode 193: Low Testosterone, Unsolicted Recommendations, And Wedding Garters
01:10:52
Dave's group text got the devastating blow of someone announcing their low testosterone and he comes through with some clutch unsolicited movie and TV recommendations. Also covered: the garter toss being weird at weddings, Will can't wear his new shoes with all this rain we're getting, and Dillon is (still) addicted to Bird Scooters.
Jul 09, 2018
Episode 192: Chicken Fried Steak & Ten Questions With T-Man
01:23:01
Happy 5th of July! We're back in the office and we're not particularly happy about it. Dillon is out, so T-Man is in, and he's answering all the hard-hitting questions. We also talk about the holiday, gas up some touchers, and question Dillon's last meal preferences.
Jul 05, 2018
Touching Base on ‘The Bachelorette,’ Becca Week 6
00:50:30
Virginia is for lovers, and petty arguments on this episode of "The Bachelorette." We talk about the group date, the one-on-one with Leo, and Dillon names his "Super Bitch of the Season." We're back with another regular episode Thursday. Have a happy 4th.
Jul 03, 2018
Episode 191: Welcome To The Animal KINGdom
01:18:29
It's a jammed-packed Monday episode featuring the worst Worst Weekend story yet, lots of animal talk, Dave smoking those meats, Dillon's dives, and the 4th of July falling on a Wednesday. Join us again Tuesday for a "Bachelorette" recap episode and Thursday for a traditional show (minus Dillon).
Jul 02, 2018
Episode 190: Big Dick Energy & Smoking These Meats
01:08:52
The squad is back in the stu and we're cooking today. Dave just bought and installed a new grill and he's ready to smoke these meats. We talk about Big Dick Energy and how the crew stacks up. Plus, we talk catfishing on Bumble and Micah's opponent.
Jun 28, 2018
Touching Base on ‘The Bachelorette,’ Becca Week 5
00:53:08
Vegas, baby! Becca and the boys are back with Wayne Newton, camel rides, and a special two-on-one date in the middle of nowhere. Plus, we talk about Will and Dillon's soccer challenge and where we go from here.
Jun 26, 2018
Episode 189: Voicemails About Boat Names, Wedding Parties, & 30th Birthdays
01:06:34
We're back with another episode featuring listener voicemails. We hit a number of wedding topics, talk about drinking water and shower temperature, and hear from Raptor. We're back with a "Bachelorette" recap Tuesday morning and another regularly scheduled episode Thursday.
Jun 25, 2018
Episode 188: New Intern, Dillon v. Will Soccer Challenge, & Intermittent Fasting
00:49:59
Intern Caroline joins us to talk about Dillon's challenge for Will, intermittent fasting, and her message to the haters. Plus, we preview This Weekend In Fun.
Jun 21, 2018
Touching Base on ‘The Bachelorette,’ Becca Week 4
00:45:01
Becca and the guys ride a rollercoaster of emotion through one-on-one dates and a lumberjack group date. Plus we talk about Lincoln's troubled history as well as his flat Earth theories. We're back with a regularly scheduled episode Thursday.
Jun 19, 2018
Episode 187: Thicc Koepka, Rehearsal Dinners, Bird Scooters, & Unsolicited Recommendations
01:02:50
A morning-after alternative-takes U.S. Open recap, a precautionary tale of drunk rehearsal dinners, unsolicited television recommendations, and Bird Scooters.
Jun 18, 2018
Episode 186: New Producer, Same Poddy
01:06:36
Interviewing Intern Luke, Dillon's suspicious gym besties, Post Malone, custom license plates, a sexual assault conviction on The Bachelorette, the end of craft cocktails, Yodel Kid's unprecedented heater, the dangers of peeing outside, tattoos, and This Weekend In Fun.
Jun 14, 2018
Touching Base on ‘The Bachelorette,’ Becca Week 3
00:43:47
Intensive Care! Ambulances! Career threatening injuries! Petty tinder arguments! "The Bachelorette" is back and we're here to break down episode 3. We're back with a regularly scheduled episode Thursday.
Jun 12, 2018
Episode 185: US Open Preview & Bug Bash Recap
00:57:06
We break down everything that happened at the Grandex Bug Bash plus the rest of the weekend. Also, pro golf coach Travis Fulton joins us to preview the US Open and give the Touchers a swing tip. We're back with a "Bachelorette" recap Tuesday morning and a regular episode Thursday.
Jun 11, 2018
Live From The Grandex Bug Bash With Ross Bolen, Killshot, Intern Peyton, And The Homie
00:30:30
We are live from the Grandex Bug Bash with special guests Ross Bolen, Killshot, Intern Peyton, and a extra special appearance by The Homie. We're back with a regular episode Monday and Bachelorette coverage Tuesday morning.
Jun 09, 2018
Episode 184: Welcome To The Boiler Room
00:58:51
We're back talking crawfish boils, Publix Subs, photography rules, joint bachelor/bachelorette parties, and more. We end with another electric edition of This Weekend In Fun. We're back Monday afternoon with a new episode.
Jun 07, 2018
Touching Base on ‘The Bachelorette,’ Becca Week 2
00:58:17
We're back to talk about "The Bachelorette." We talk about a couple of news stories floating around the internet, plus breakdown this week's very good episode. We'll be back Thursday with another traditional episode of Touching Base.
Jun 05, 2018
Episode 183: Napa Dave
01:00:53
This is the big return we've all been waiting for. Dave is back from Napa and he's got some stories to tell. Plus, Dillon talks about showing up for a date without his wallet, and Will talks about his culinary adventures with a duck breast.
Jun 04, 2018
Episode 182: Listener Voicemails
01:07:46
Listener Voicemails ranging from the story of the Will crying photo, gender reveals, joining a country club, riding in the front seat of an Uber, and more. They also run through This Weekend In Fun.
May 31, 2018
Touching Base on ‘The Bachelorette,’ Becca Week 1
01:04:03
It's time to meet all the suiters for Becca on everyone's favorite episode of "The Bachelorette." We break down all the guys-- their introduction packages, limo entrances, cocktail party attire, and much more. We'll be back with a regularly scheduled episode Thursday.
May 29, 2018
The Lost Tapes: A Post-Bar Crawl Podcast
00:38:59
You asked for it, you got it. Here is the lost episode of Touching Base. Recorded after the bars closed at the Players Championship, this is an episode you don't want to miss, even if the guys don't remember it.
May 28, 2018
Episode 181: Failure To Keto
01:22:11
Dave is living the Keto life and we all hear about it. Plus, the whole squad takes ketosis pee tests during the break. We're also talking about the Failure To Launch son whose parents evicted him, our new "Bachelorette" schedule, and This (holiday) Weekend In Fun.
May 24, 2018
Episode 180: Bachelorette Contestant Breakdown & Dan's "Plus 1"
01:14:51
The contestants for the new season of "Bachelorette" are out, and we're breaking down all the contenders and pretenders. Plus, we have a long discussion about locker room nudity rules and Dan Regester from Supps Dawg joins us to talk about his recent wedding experience.
May 22, 2018
The Best of Touching Base, Volume 3
00:52:21
You did it — thanks to the Touchers, we got to 900 reviews on iTunes. As promised, here's a best-of episode to celebrate the achievement. If you haven't yet taken the 12 seconds to rate and review us, please do so. More bonus content to come.
May 21, 2018
Episode 179: Twitter Fingers
01:05:42
Woah. There's a lot to talk about with this one. We first tackle the elephant in the room, and Will responds to some harsh online allegations against him. DIllon also comments on some personal news and his possible catfishing, and Dave talks about a criminal mastermind that caught his attention. Plus, we talk about This Weekend In Fun.
May 17, 2018
Episode 178: Cocktail Cucking & Generational Wealth
00:57:42
Whole squad back from The Players and Will is Bunsen Burning all over the place. We're talking cocktail and boneless wing cucking, catfishing, and generational wealth. It's a can't-miss episode.
May 15, 2018
The Players Championship, Day 3
00:32:42
Live from Ponte Vedra Beach, Touching Base recaps their day at The Players Championship which includes a round of golf, #massages, Publix Sub Taste Testing, and a cocktail-making session with Grey Goose. Follow along on @PostGradProblems on Instagram as well as @TouchingBasePodcast on Instagram as well.
May 10, 2018
The Players Championship, Day 2
00:34:54
Live from The Blog Cabin in Ponte Vedra Beach, Touching Base interviews PGA Pros Kelly Kraft and Kevin Tway (#TeamGainz) about PETA, Dem Boys, and their time on The Tour.
May 09, 2018
The Players Championship, Day 1
00:29:29
Touching Base has arrived in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida for The PLAYERS Championship. They discuss their day one surfing lessons, their plans for the rest of the week, and whether or not Micah FaceTuned his last Instagram photo.
May 08, 2018
Episode 177: Listener Voicemails & Kentucky Derby Gas Up
01:09:35
It's time for a new round of listener voicemails. We talk about dates, tipping on take-out, and power moves for 18-year-olds. We also take some special honorees to the Gas Station, and preview This Weekend In Fun.
May 03, 2018
Episode 176: LA, Unsolicited Recommendations, and Ocean Talk
01:22:33
Will is back from his LA bachelor party and he's got a lot to talk about. We debut a new segment: Unsolicited Recommendations, and talk about the temperature of the oceans. It's an episode not to be missed.
May 01, 2018
Episode 175: Voicemails & Walkout Music With J-Bone
01:16:46
Jared Borislow joins us to answer a fresh round of hotline calls about our all-time babes, favorite re-watchable movies, the return of Raptor, and more. Plus we talk about the PGA Tour's event this week that features walk-out music and talk about the music we would choose.
Apr 26, 2018
Episode 174: Impromptu Movie Reviews, Destination Weddings And Shower Names
01:10:56
Cabeza Watch is officially over, and the whole squad is back. We're talking about destination weddings and give some random movie reviews. Plus, we go through some names for the office shower and play a game of Vice Headlines.
Apr 24, 2018
Episode 173: Cartels, Succs, & FMKs With Barrett Dudley
01:16:04
We are back on Cabeza Watch. Barrett Dudley joins us as we soldier on with Dave in Cabo. We're talking cartels and fashion with Barrett. Plus, we play a new round of FMK's (but with other stuff) and debut our most anticipated new segment to date: Succ of the Week.
Apr 19, 2018
Episode 172: Breaking Barrett
01:21:33
Fashion Icon Barrett Dudley joins the guys to talk trends, TV show finales, this weekend's electric wolf game, and Cabeza Watch in Cabo San David.
Apr 17, 2018
Episode 171: The Oral History Of @micahwiener
01:26:17
Dillon is burning and you can call him the Fireman. He debuts a new segment and tells a personal story about his potential eviction. Plus, Jared Borislow joins the show to tell the oral history of the @micahwiener twitter account and to talk about its future. Finally, we get into This Weekend In Fun.
Apr 12, 2018
Episode 170: Movie Day
01:07:32
We're in a nostalgic mood, talking about school movie day and mail-in-it teachers. Plus, we dig into a wild Worst Weekend story, and your boy Dave is burning on The Walking Dead.
Apr 10, 2018
Episode 169: Hotline Calls + Gassing Up The Yodel Kid
01:11:54
It's time for another round of hotline calls about bachelor parties, car accidents, The Masters, sharing a bed on vacation, and killing time on a road trip. Plus, we go back to the Gas Station to gas up our new favorite country superstar.
Apr 05, 2018
Bonus Pod: Pro Golfer Julian Suri + This Weekend In Fun
00:44:13
It's bonus pod SZN. Julian Suri joins the guys to talk about his swing through Texas, his partnership with the Jacksonville Jaguars, and his ankles. We're also previewing This Weekend In Fun. Spoiler alert: we'll be drinking John Daly's Hard Tea and watching the Masters & other stuff. We're back with a regularly scheduled Thursday episode tomorrow morning.
Apr 04, 2018
Episode 168: Touch Madness Championship + Worst Weekends
01:00:01
It's our shining moment. The end of Toucher Madness is here and we're crowning a champion. We're also sharing one of the most reckless Worst Weekend stories ever. Plus the whole squad is burning on the price of coffee. Follow the show: instagram.com/touchingbasepodcast/ twitter.com/TouchingBasePGP postgradproblems.com
Apr 03, 2018
Episode 167: Welcome To The Gas Station
01:02:14
We roll out a brand new segment on today's show: The Gas Station. Plus, we play a round of Vice Headlines, vote on another round of Toucher Madness, and talk about This Weekend In Fun.
Mar 29, 2018
Episode 166: Touch Madness Round 3 + FMK (But With Other Stuff)
01:21:14
Touching Base's first episode from the new office where they go through Round 3 of Touch Madness before taking on a bunch of user-submitted F/Marry/Kill (But With Other Stuff)scenarios. They also break down some ballpark food in a new segment titled "Snacc or Trash."
Mar 27, 2018
PGA Party Pod Live From Austin Country Club: Day 2
00:24:33
It's day 2 of the Dell WGC Matchplay, and we're recording live from the Ultra Lounge overlooking the 12th hole at ACC. We're talking about wine tastings, golf, food, people watching, and more. Follow the guys on instagram @postgradproblems for more inside stuff.
Mar 22, 2018
PGA Party Pod Live From Austin Country Club: Day 1
00:19:51
It's day 1 of the Dell WGC Matchplay, and we're recording live from the Ultra Lounge overlooking the 12th hole at ACC. We're talking about golf, food, people watching, and more. We'll be back tomorrow and this weekend with full coverage.
Mar 21, 2018
Episode 165: Touch Madness, Round 2 + WGC Austin Preview
01:03:45
It's another huge week for Touching Base, and we're back to talk about all of it. Round two of Touch Madness rolls on. Plus, we preview the WGC and our coverage.
Mar 20, 2018
Episode 164: Touch Madness, Round 1
01:10:36
It's time for the Big Dance- the first ever Touching Base Bracket is live. We're break down every first round matchup, talk about some other pressing issues, and we preview This Weekend In Fun.
Mar 15, 2018
Episode 163: Hangover Tuesday
01:07:10
It's been three days since Saved By The Brunch and were all still wrecked. We're back to talk about all of it plus some golf hijinks.
Mar 13, 2018
Episode 162: Live From Saved By The Brunch
00:35:22
Wow. This is the big one. We're live from our SXSW party at Pool Burger/Deep Eddy Cabaret. It's a parade of special guests including: Brittany T., Alex George, Boosh, Barrett Dudley and many more. It's chaos.
Mar 11, 2018
Episode 161: The Calm Before The Brunch
01:03:18
We're back for the third time this week to preview Saved By The Brunch, answer listener questions, and preview a huge This Weekend In Fun. Plus, Dave is Bunsen Burning and much more. 2:27 — Will Started 'Breaking Bad' 10:15 — Ted Cruz Joins Us 14:55 — Listener Voicemails 15:13 — What's Your Go-To Cheese? 23:32 — F/Marry/Kill (But With Other Stuff) 34:04 — Wedding Present Etiquette 44:40 — Bunsen Burning 50:20 — This Weekend In Fun
Mar 08, 2018
Episode 160: "Bachelor" Finale With Jack Stone
01:09:12
The Stone Man is back! We're talking the most-dramatic "Bachelor" conclusion ever with Jack Stone. It's not all "Bachelor" talk-- we're also talking Saved By The Brunch Presented By Natural Light. You don't want to miss it.
Mar 07, 2018
Episode 159: Missed Tee Times & Worst Weekends
01:00:54
It's an historic week for Touching Base, and we're coming out hot with talk about worst weekends, a missed tee time, and a special guest. Plus we spoke about last night's "Bachelor" debacle and previewed tomorrow's Touching Base with the legendary Jack Stone. The week rolls on with a bonus episode Wednesday, a regular episode Thursday and a special live episode from Saturday's "Saved By The Brunch, Presented By Natural Light."
Mar 06, 2018
Episode 158: Weird Dreams, Eating Alone, Swing Tips, & This Weekend In Fun
01:07:38
It's a big Thursday episode live from our Ad guy Brad's house. We're coming in hot talking about our recurring dreams, rolling to restaurants stag, dudes that offer unsolicited swing tips, and more. Plus, Dave is back with a new Bunsen Burner segment and we book a tee time live on This Weekend In Fun.
Mar 01, 2018
Episode 157: Brittany T. From "The Bachelor" Tells All
01:15:45
Brittany Taylor joins us live from Micah's poolhouse to talk about everything "The Bachelor." She dishes on rose ceremonies, friendships, the first kiss with Arie, and "The Women Tell All." Plus we talk about the Fantasy Suite dates and talk a lot about "Paradise."
Feb 27, 2018
Episode 156: F, Marry, Kill Extravaganza
01:11:45
We had to do it to 'em. We're playing F, Marry, Kill (but with other stuff) and it gets serious. We're assigning partners for space, UFC fighting, and other obscure and random topics.
Feb 22, 2018
Episode 155: A Historic Week + "Bachelor" Hometowns
01:00:45
We are back to break down a historic run of high-profile events. There was Golf, UFC, more golf, and more UFC. Plus, the competition is heating up on "The Bachelor." We talk about the hometown dates and tease a big guest next week.
Feb 20, 2018
Episode 154: "Super" Sage Northcutt
00:19:30
The most anticipated interview in the history of Touching Base is finally here. "Super" Sage Northcutt joins us to talk about his upcoming UFC fight. He talks about meeting his opponent at the gym yesterday, his weight cut, growing up in Katy, Texas, training with Team Alpha Male, ripping fruit, "Creed 2," and much more. #supersage so he can see it. Note: we had some minor audio issues with Will's mic at the start of the podcast, but give it a chance as it gets better as the show goes along.
Feb 15, 2018
Episode 153: Valentine's Day Voicemails
01:26:00
It's time for another round of listener voicemails, and this one may be the best ever. We answer questions about wedding rings, high school reunions, and even a bizarre questions from a government employee calling himself "Raptor." We also follow up with a little "Bachelor" talk and get into This Weekend In Fun. Be on the lookout for a special bonus episode tomorrow.
Feb 14, 2018
Episode 152: Cabeza Secured + "Bachelor" Talk
00:53:01
Cabeza Watch is over and we are back with a bang. We're talking about Will's trip to Mexico and the other happenings from this weekend. Plus, last night's "Bachelor" episode was a real doozy. We dive deep. We're back later this week with some bonus content, so keep your eyes peeled to this feed.
Feb 13, 2018
Episode 151: #lunchbeers With Liv Langdon
00:57:32
Onnit's food and nutrition guru Liv Langdon returns to the show. Our most requested guest talks about oatmeal, detoxes, sober January, butter coffee, #lunchbeers, and much more.
Feb 08, 2018
Episode 150: No Laying Up’s Chris Solomon, Super Bowl Recap, And "The Bachelor"
01:15:15
NLU's Chris Solomon joins us to talk about the Waste Management Open in Arizona. Plus, Dillon is back from the Superbowl and he shares a few stories, including his run in with Diddy and his impressions of the halftime show. Then we talk about the demise of Krystal and the rest of the goings-on in "Bachelor" World.
Feb 06, 2018
Episode 149: FMK, But With Other Stuff + This Weekend In Fun
01:09:29
We've got a new round of "Fuck, Marry, Kill, But With Other Stuff." Plus it's a super-sized edition of This Weekend In Fun. Spoiler alert: Dillon is headed to the Superbowl and the rest of the squad is stuck at home without him.
Feb 01, 2018
Episode 148: Dillon Responds To The Rumors & "Bachelor" Talk
01:23:22
Dillon is back and we've got a lot to talk about. They guys went hard last weekend on the golf course and on the town. Dillon also addresses the charges from last week. After the break, we talk about the most recent episode of "The Bachelor." We even get into a heated discussion about real country music and halftime shows.
Jan 30, 2018
Episode 147: Conner Moore, Host of the "Pleasure Monkey Podcast"
01:36:02
Conner Moore, host of the "Pleasure Monkey Podcast" joins Dave and Will, and the conversation is electric. No topic is off-limits, and we go deep on relationships, drugs, group dinners, personal fulfillment and more. Plus, Conner is in for a fresh round of Vice Headlines.
Jan 25, 2018
Episode 146: Worst Weekends + The Bachelor, Ep. 4
01:01:19
It's time to recap the weekend and we've got a doozy of a "Worst Weekends" story for you. Plus, in the second half of the podcast, we dive deep into Episode 4 of "The Bachelor." Parasailing, soaking, and drinking piss-- it's an episode not to be missed. "Bachelor" talk starts at 28:30. We'll have a very special guest Thursday, plus the return of Dillon.
Jan 23, 2018
Episode 145: LinkedIn Romance + The Bachelor, Ep. 3
01:08:44
We kick off the first half of today's episode by taking a voicemail about whether or not it's acceptable to hit on girls via LinkedIn, and then we follow up spending the second half of the episode (starting at 29:01)talking everything Episode 3 of "The Bachelor." We wrap up with This Weekend In Fun.
Jan 18, 2018
Episode 144: Snowday Voicemails + FMK, But With Other Stuff
01:09:34
We're getting ahead of a cold forecast and recording early with a special Monday edition of the show. We answer a bunch of hotline calls and play a couple of rounds of FMK, but with other stuff.
Jan 15, 2018
Episode 143: Vice Headlines + "The Bachelor," Episode 2
01:11:35
Dave's got a fresh round of Vice Headlines, and we've truly reached peaked Vice. Plus, Jack Stone returns (sort-of) to announce his "Power Player of the Week" and "Bad Edit of the Week" awards. We also break down episode two of "The Bachelor" and decide if it's too late to say 'bye' to Arie. Let's get into it.
Jan 11, 2018
Episode 142: Did The Juul Threesome Actually Happen? + "Was That The Move?" Parking Lot Edition
01:00:30
We've got a lot to talk about after a noteworthy weekend. We investigate a "Worst Weekend" story about a threesome started with a shared Juul. We also talk about some goings-on around the office including a vortex throw-off and some passive-aggressive parking notes. We return Thursday with "Vice Headlines" and we will touch base on "The Bachelor."
Jan 09, 2018
Episode 141: Jack Stone Is Back
01:12:05
You asked for it, and we delivered. Jack Stone is back. The Stone Man rips down the curtain and talks about the first episode of "The Bachelor." We hand out our "Power Player of the Week," and "First Impression" awards, plus Dave gives the first ever "Hopped Up out the Benz, Turned my Swag On," award. We also talk about Jack's new business moves and preview The Weekend In Fun.
Jan 04, 2018
Episode 140: Vacation Will In NOLA & Hedgehog Cafes
00:52:40
It's 2018, and we're back. Will calls in to join Dave and Dillon from New Orleans. We're talking New Year's festivities, New Orleans Cabeza Watch, and hedgehog cafes. New year, let's get this money.
Jan 02, 2018
Best Of Touching Base, Vol. 2
00:22:32
Happy New Year's! As a gift to all the loyal Touchers, here's a best-of episode to ring in the new year. Enjoy and share with a friend. We'll be back with our regularly scheduled episodes this week.
Jan 01, 2018
Episode 139: Kings of 2017
01:23:34
Bringing 2017 to a close, we take you through our Power Players of the Year, the most-searched artists of 2017, and a mixed bag conversation about Netflix and movie theater candy. We also touch on the remaining Bachelor contestants for the season that starts on January 1st before signing off for the year.
Dec 28, 2017
Best Of Touching Base: How It All Began
00:35:51
It's a Christmas miracle: Our gift to you this year is a new Best-of episode. This edition is a very special trip down memory lane as we take you back to the start of some of our favorite bits and jokes. Merry Christmas Touchers! We'll be back with a regularly scheduled show Thursday.
Dec 25, 2017
Episode 138: Wyatt Koch, Bachelor Bios (The Ultimate Mail-in)
01:07:02
It's the ultimate mail-it-in week, and we are doing the same here at Touching Base. Will is still in Mexico, so Dave and Dillon are here talking about our new Fashion God Wyatt Koch, Christmas movies, and more. Plus the guys critique the contestants of "The Bachelor" based only on the limited info given from the ABC website.
Dec 21, 2017
Episode 137: Dillon's Date, Holiday Party, & Elk Friday With Kyle Bandujo
01:07:19
Kyle Bandujo joins Dave and Dillon to talk about the Grandex Holiday Party, Elk Friday, Dillon's first date, the rumored "Office" reboot, Will's hostage value, and more.
Dec 19, 2017
Episode 136: Secret Santa & Listener Voicemails
01:14:12
It's time for the 1st annual Touching Base Secret Santa. We exchange gifts and share the joy of giving. Plus, we take a new round of listener calls about dating a Scientologist, bringing your dad on a first date, and a new FMK.
Dec 14, 2017
Episode 135: Best Christmases, Worst Weekends
01:10:16
We're talking about our best and worst Christmas gifts-- from pogo sticks to skate boards. We also get into an in-depth conversation about video games of our youth. We break down an epic worst-weekend story and preview Thursday's Secret Santa episode.
Dec 12, 2017
Episode 134: Secret Santa, Beef Tenderloin, And New Year's Plans
01:04:38
It's the most wonderful time of the years and we're gassing each other up before the weekend. Dave has a new round of Vice Headlines, we draw Secret Santa assignments, and we talk about Elk Friday. Plus we talk about New Year's Eve and This Weekend In Fun.
Dec 07, 2017
Episode 133: Family Juuls
01:03:53
The kids are all using Juuls and we're talking about it. We also talk about using aliases, our grandparents, and the best reviews of the past week.
Dec 05, 2017
Episode 132: F, Marry, Kill But With Other Stuff
01:11:14
We're Bunsen Burning on everything from Christmas lights to condiments to Bitcoin. Plus we investigate "Tiptoe-gate," and play a new round of "F, Marry, Kill," but with other stuff.
Nov 30, 2017
Episode 131: Worst Weekends & Can We Afford NetJets?
00:55:11
We're back after a long holiday break and there's a lot to talk about. Will is back from Michigan and recounts the flight home with Rosie The Dog. Plus we've got another wild Worst Weekend story, Dillon and the guys talk about fantasy football punishments, and Micah debuts his new segment: Wiener Pics.
Nov 28, 2017
Best Of Touching Base, Vol. 1
01:04:49
Dave and Dillon are back to narrate a very special "best-of" edition, showcasing some of the best moments in show history. As a way to say thanks to all the Touchers, we've compiled some of your favorite bits, jokes, and interviews in one place. A special shout-out to our Toucher of the week Brice Barnard for the suggestions, and thanks to Intern Luke for his help. The Touching Base team wishes everyone a happy Thanksgiving. All the Touchers are in our Thank Banks this holiday season.
Nov 22, 2017
Episode 130: The Thank Bank
00:56:03
Will joins the podcast via phone from Michigan to talk about flying with his "support dog," Dillon talks about his newest TV appearance on the NFL Network, and we celebrate Thanksgiving with a new segment called "The Thank Bank." Be on the lookout for a new best-of episode later this week, and have a great holiday. All the Touchers are in our Thank Banks.
Nov 21, 2017
Episode 129: Listener Voicemails Vol. 8
01:17:07
It's a super-sized episode filled with listener questions about first dates, theme parties, and eating contests. Plus, we hear from Big Will and listen to a fire freestyle about the guys. Finally, fashion expert Barrett Dudley joins the show to talk about steakhouses.
Nov 16, 2017
Episode 128: Mom’s Seinfeld DVD
01:03:33
We have a new "Worst Weekend" story, and it's a real doozy involving a college town return trip, a Seinfeld DVD, and a friend's mom. Plus, we talk about our weekend, which included a near-fight. We also talk about a Sunday golf outing that devolved into controversy.
Nov 14, 2017
Episode 127: Welcome To The Pressure Cooker
01:02:48
We get off to a hot start this week as Dillon and Will have a heated conversation about yesterday's group lunch outing. Plus, the pressure builds as the guys discuss a very controversial hypothetical question. There's a new segment this week: "Crock Talk," wherein David talks about what he's cooked this week and espouses the virtues of crock pot cookery. Of course, we finish with This Weekend In Fun and a quick CMA Awards breakdown.
Nov 09, 2017
Episode 126: Touchgiving
01:01:03
The holiday season is finally here, the invites have been sent, and Friendsgiving is coming soon. We talk about the dos and don'ts of a successful party: what to bring, what to avoid, and the host's responsibilities. Plus, we break down and epic, anxiety-filled, Worst Weekend story.
Nov 07, 2017
Episode 125: Austin Bachelor Party Guide + Vice Headlines
01:08:27
People often ask us for bachelor party advice. On today's show we break down a hypothetical weekend in Austin, Texas. We talk about bar districts, dos and don'ts, restaurant picks, and much more. Plus we play another round of Vice Headlines, announce the winner of our Halloween costume contest, and get into This Weekend In Fun.
Nov 02, 2017
Episode 124: Touch Or Treat + New Orleans Worst Weekend
00:55:26
It's Halloween, and we're talking about evening plans. It's Tuesday, so we're talking "Worst Weekends," and this week's a doozy-- A New Orleans horror story that filled the whole crew with anxiety. We also talk about New Year's Eve vs. Halloween, and share a little taste of "Touching Things," our new "Stranger Things" podcast on the Grandex Labs feed. Search "Grandex Labs" wherever you listen to podcasts.
Oct 31, 2017
Episode 123: Listener Voicemails Vol. 7
01:18:43
This episode is all about The Touchers. We answer your listener questions via email and hotline. Topics include: hooking up with a co-worker, celebrity deaths, paying for bumble, our favorite things on the site, and an explanation of what the hell we do all day at the office. Plus we look ahead to the weekend in fun.
Oct 26, 2017
Episode 122: Intern Hannah Puts Broke Bois On Blast
01:08:45
Our new intern, Hannah, joins the show to talk about her move from New York, her time spent at a feminist blog, her bumble experiences, and her general bad-girl antics. Will and Dave also grill Hannah with a series of rapid fire questions. Then we share an epic "Worst Weekend" story, and Producer Micah talks about meeting the parents this past weekend.
Oct 24, 2017
Episode 121: Bumble To LinkedIn
01:00:56
We open the show with a new edition of "Was That The Move?" and break down one doctor's attempt to contact a woman he saw on bumble via LinkedIn. It's weird. Plus we get into "This Weekend In Fun," and we grill Producer Micah about his "Meet The Parents Weekend."
Oct 19, 2017
Episode 120: Worst Weekend And Fajita Bandits
00:49:55
Today, we're talking about the South Texas Fajita Bandit and why he isn't Dave. Plus we chat about an epic shame-filled weekend story and tackle some breaking MLS to Austin news.
Oct 17, 2017
Episode 119: Live From The Bunsen Burner
00:55:34
It's a historic episode featuring the debut of Dave's new segment: The Bunsen Burner. Plus, we talk about USA Soccer's massive failure, the huge upcoming sale at Man Outfitters, and we look forward to "This Weekend In Fun."
Oct 12, 2017
Episode 118: Stay On Your Toes
00:50:44
In the wake of ACL, the guys discuss their time at the festival and Micah's inexplicable tip-toes in every photo taken there. They also break down the definitely racist songs of 1918 before doing a deep drive into "Real or Fake?" Vice Headlines and the lifetime statistics surrounding them.
Oct 10, 2017
Episode 117: Best/Worst Halloween Costumes And Other Listener Voicemails
00:55:59
We are answering your voicemail questions about family weddings, 80's music, law school relationships, and halloween costumes. Plus, in "This Weekend In Fun," the guys give out the official Touching Base ACL Fest schedule.
Oct 05, 2017
Episode 116: Socktoberfest Sunday Funday
00:52:25
Socktoberfest in Chicago is over, and the guys are back in studio to break it all down. We talk about Sunday brunch, chilling with Big Will, watching football and pounding some beers, and of course, crushing Avion margaritas all afternoon.
Oct 03, 2017
SOCKTOBERFEST 003: Douchebag Bar Crawl Recap
00:30:36
What a night for Touch Nation. We relive the night with special guest, renowned hotline caller, Big Will. We recap every stop along the way, plus hand out some awards. A special thanks to all the Touchers for joining us.
Oct 01, 2017
SOCKTOBERFEST 002: The Saga Continues With John Duda
00:36:15
We are joined by PGP contributor and polarizing fashion icon John Duda to talk about our Saturday schedule, our fresh Man Outfitters fits, and John's favorite haunt. Plus, we look back at last night's activities and introduce the world to the Power Player of the Week, Hunter.
Sep 30, 2017
SOCKTOBERFEST 001: The Beginning
00:31:52
Touchers, we made it! We are here in Chicago and ready for a big weekend celebrating the first ever Socktoberfest. In our first dispatch from the Windy City we break down our trip so far, talk about the venmo action we've seen so far, and preview tonight's steak dinner. Plus we shout out our man David from ESPN 100 Chicago for meeting us earlier and hitting us with some hot suggestions and some pizza bucks.
Sep 30, 2017
Episode 115: The Calm Before The Bean
00:54:03
The Chicago trip is finally here and we are all about it this episode. We go through the itinerary for the trip including: The Douchebag Barcrawl, the Cubs game, Steak Night, and Sunday Funday. Plus we do a SWOT analysis for each member of the squad and we randomly draw roommates for the trip.
Sep 28, 2017
Episode 114: Pogs: The Original Cryptocurrency
01:02:10
The guys look back at the shittiest things they did as kids, and look forward to this weekend in Chicago. The show gets sentimental as we say our goodbyes to the promocode: "SOCK." Plus we play a fresh round of "Vice Headlines," and talk the songs of 2014.
Sep 26, 2017
Episode 113: Don't Dress Like Shit This Fall With Barrett Dudley
01:08:24
It's a special Wednesday episode featuring our most requested guest, the fashionable Barrett Dudley. We talk fall style tips for the street and the office. Barrett also breaks down the ways Normcore has changed the fashion industry and he gives the guys tips for the upcoming Chicago trip. Plus, the songs of 2013 and an early look at This Weekend In Fun.
Sep 20, 2017
Episode 112: Best Man, Worst Weekend
00:52:14
Dave is back from Dallas and is here to talk about his performance as Best Man this weekend. We also discuss an epic "Worst Weekend" submission and discuss the top songs of 2012.
Sep 19, 2017
Episode 111: The Bachelorette's Jack Stone + This Weekend In Fun
01:03:58
Jack Freakin' Stone! The lawyer and reality star joins us on a groundbreaking episode. This is a good listen even if you're not a fan of the Bachelor franchise. It all came together so quickly: Jack and Dave had a little twitter interaction Wednesday, and Thursday morning Jack Stone is talking to the boys. Big shouts to Jack for coming on and going deep in the Bachelor Nation. We talk about Paradise, Jack's reputation as a bad kisser, behind the scenes insight from the show, and of course, what's next for Jack Stone in 2017. And we wrap the whole thing up with This Weekend In Fun.
Sep 14, 2017
Episode 110: Major Announcement + 2 Minutes In Food Paradise
00:58:22
This is a big one. We're back with a major announcement. Plus the guys talk about their latest national television appearance and what's next for them in 2017. Throw in some hotline calls, and you've got an episode you cannot miss.
Sep 12, 2017
Episode 109: Anthony DeVito, New Bachelor, & Listener Questions
01:02:03
This is a jam-packed episode. We start with some breaking news: the newest "Bachelor" has been named and we react to the announcement. Then, comedian Anthony DeVito joins the show to talk about appearing on Colbert, bombing at stand-up, his favorite SNL cast members, and growing up in Jersey. Finally, we take a few calls from the Touching Base hotline.
Sep 07, 2017
Episode 108: Diving Into Fall
00:55:53
Coming off a long Labor Day Weekend, the guys discuss where the Tuesday after Labor Day ranks on scale of worst days to be in the office. They also run through some diving board talk just in time for summer to be over before doing "Two Minutes in Paradise" on what happened during the night before's episode of "Bachelor in Paradise."
Sep 05, 2017
Episode 107: Tailgate Talk And This Weekend In Fun
00:53:37
Football season is here and it's time to hand out some tailgate dos and don'ts. Dave shares a strangely specific hypothetical tailgate story, and the squad looks forward to this weekend's games. We're also talking This Weekend In Fun and the songs of 2007.
Aug 31, 2017
Episode 106: A Millennial Dialogue
00:48:30
We are coming in hot after a night of steaks and unlimited wine. We break down the top songs of 2006, try out a new segment with Dave, and spend two minutes in paradise.
Aug 29, 2017
Episode 105: Listener Voicemails Vol. 7
01:03:06
We're back with a jam packed Thursday episode. We go back to the hotline and answer calls about karaoke and PGP commenters, and we hear from Big Will and Douche Bag Pete. Plus we try out a new segment, "Honk Talk."
Aug 24, 2017
Episode 104: Best Worst Weekends Ever
00:58:57
This week, we introduce not one but two new segments – Best Worst Weekends and Was That The Move. We begin by breaking down one woman's nightmare of a Chicago bar crawl before discussing the hell that is spending 9 straight hours in an airport after a bachelorette party. Enjoy.
Aug 22, 2017
Episode 103: Nitro Margaritas
00:55:34
We're kicking off the weekend early with an in-depth discussion of all things margaritas. Plus, we're talking nitro cold brew, the music of 2003, and we dive into This Weekend in Fun. We touch on Bachelor In Paradise and we finish with some excellent listener reviews. Please hit us on iTunes with a 5-star review, and we'll read yours next.
Aug 17, 2017
Episode 102: Toucher's Paradise
01:04:45
This week, the guys jumped right in with Vice Headlines after a quick bout of rattling off the best songs from 2002. They also touched on the premiere episode of 'Bachelor in Paradise' where we saw Robby, Iggy, and every other hateable character get thrown to the wolves. And don't worry, 'Paradise' talk won't last forever. Just until the season sucks to the point where they can't possibly watch anymore.
Aug 15, 2017
Episode 101: Savage Cuckery
00:50:09
We are back in the cut with our first new non-Bachelorette episode in more than a week. We're talking about the PGA Championship and fried chicken, plus a brand new edition of "In The Cut." Of course we finish with "This Weekend In Fun." Be safe out there.
Aug 10, 2017
Touching Base With Crick Watson MD, The Bachelor Recap Guy
00:24:41
Noted Bachelor recap guy, Crick Watson, joins us to talk Bachelorette Finale, Bachelor in Paradise, and his road to being the authority on all things Bachelor Nation. His first "Dude's Recap of The Bachelor" was in 2014, so needless to say his appearance was long overdue.
Aug 08, 2017
Touching Base on "The Bachelorette," Finale
00:53:15
The most dramatic season of "The Bachelorette" is finally over, and we're here to break down the surprising final episode. Plus, we're handing out awards and answering the big questions. Will Rachel and Bryan make it? Is Peter a lock for the next Bachelor? What is going on with the Bachelor in Paradise trailer? We want to thank you, the listener, for being a part of this special journey with us. Besos.
Aug 08, 2017
Episode 100: Live With Mia Khalifa And Ross Bolen
00:51:50
Recorded live from Icenhauer's on Rainey Street, Episode 100. Many people are saying it's the podcast event of the year. Ross Bolen brings gifts, fires heaters, and joins the guys to talk about the epic milestone. Plus, there's a surprise appearance by Mia Khalifa, "Vice Headlines," and a very special Touching Base Awards segment. Thanks to all the Touchers who came through to support the squad.
Aug 02, 2017
Touching Base on "The Bachelorette," Men Tell All
00:55:04
We watched last night's "Men Tell All" episode so you don't have to. We're diving deep on Dean's tux, Kenny vs. Lee, Denario, Whaaabooom, Iggy, and all the other men you've forgotten about. Give it a listen and get ready for Touching Base Episode 100.
Aug 01, 2017
Episode 99: The Pod Before The Storm
01:01:50
Do. not. sleep. on. Episode. 99. Just because Episode 100 is coming up doesn't mean you should ignore Episode 99's Listener Voicemails, Reviews, 'In The Cut,' and This Weekend In Fun. We also preview the Episode 100 Live Show at Icenhauer's in Austin, Texas.
Jul 27, 2017
Touching Base on "The Bachelorette," Week 8
00:57:02
It's Fantasy Suite Week on "The Bachelorette," and the guys are back to break it all down. The remaining contestants meet Rachel's family and the returning Copper The Dog. Plus, it's off to Spain for the first romantic Fantasy Suite date. The guys hand out their weekly awards (including The Sock Drawer and Power Player of the Week) while also debating whether Rachel is justified by insisting that this season needs to end with a proposal.
Jul 25, 2017
Episode 98: Touching Base With Intern Peyton
00:59:25
Our new intern, Peyton, joins us to give us her five favorite rappers, weigh in on Rachel versus Monica, and listen to Dillon talk about his wakeboarding glory days. We also talk 'This Weekend In Fun' and listen to Micah cringe while Will makes numerous Bieber references. Oh, and Peyton has a tight dog named Wrigley too.
Jul 20, 2017
Touching Base on "The Bachelorette," Week 7
00:56:50
It's Hometown Week on the Bachelorette and we're breaking down all the dates. From Baltimore to Miami to Madison to Aspen and back to Dallas, we talk through it all. Plus, we hand out our weekly awards.
Jul 18, 2017
Episode 97: In The Cut With Kid Rock
00:55:37
There's a ton to talk about this week, starting with Kid Rock is running for US Senate. Will is back from vacation and gives his Top 5 Most White Moments from his recent trip to Michigan. We also try out a new segment: In The Cut, and revisit our old favorite, This Weekend In Fun. Plus, it's episode 97, and we dive deep into the biggest music trends of 1997.
Jul 13, 2017
Touching Base on "The Bachelorette," Week 6
00:45:55
It's the last week before hometown dates and Rachel has some very tough decisions to make. Actually, the choices were pretty obvious and this episode was boring. But we're back to break it all down and look ahead to next week's dramatic hometowns. Plus, the guys hand out their weekly awards.
Jul 11, 2017
Episode 96: Ross Bolen And Vacation Will
01:07:01
We are back in the cut with a two special guests: Ross Bolen and Vacation Will deFries. Dillon talks about his new apartment, Ross gives his top 5 rappers, and Dave walks us through some amazing news headlines. Plus, we talk to Will live from the whitest place on earth.
Jul 06, 2017
Episode 95: Top 5 All-Time
01:04:32
We're back with a special Friday show breaking down an interesting week at the office. NBA Jam has taken over the office and productivity is at an all-time low. Producer Micah caught a lot of L's again this week--he responds to the haters. Plus we take some hotline calls and talk about our top 5 rappers of all-time.
Jun 30, 2017
Touching Base on "The Bachelorette," Week 5
00:51:41
After four hours of "Bachelorette" this week, we're back to break it all down. Jack Stone's creepiness, Kenny and Lee's drama, hot tubs, Viking dates, poems, and two bloodied competitors. Plus, we give out a host of awards. Listen to find out which contestant is in Will's Sock Drawer and Dave's Dogg House.
Jun 28, 2017
Episode 94: Twitter Cucked & Tossed Salad
00:48:01
The podcast is derailed early on when we get some breaking news about Micah's twitter verification. We also preview our company's annual birthday bar crawl scheduled for Friday, talk about our attempts to skateboard, and talk This Weekend In Fun. Plus, we play a new game live on the air: Tossed Salad.
Jun 22, 2017
Touching Base on "The Bachelorette," Week 4
00:55:50
After a week hiatus, we are back to break down everything: racial tensions bubbling to the surface, a boring one-on-one in a blimp, a spelling bee, and a dramatic cocktail party. Plus we explain why Iggy wins five awards this week including: Dave's "Power Player of the Week," and Dillon's "Sneaky Bitch of the Week."
Jun 20, 2017
Episode 93: Chemsex And Fescue
00:56:02
It's been a big week for Touching Base, and we're back with a new episode talking transparency, the US Open, and Otto Warmbier. Dave has a new batch of "Vice Headlines" and we get into "The Weekend In Fun."
Jun 15, 2017
Episode 92: Trouble In Paradise?
00:50:45
No "Bachelorette" this week, but we address the cloud hanging over the "Bachelor" franchise. Production is shut down on "Bachelor In Paradise," and there is a lot to talk about. We also talk some #sports. We preview the U.S. Open and talk about the looming Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight.
Jun 13, 2017
Episode 91: This Is 30 With Ross Bolen
01:04:06
The legendary Ross Bolen joins the show to talk about turning 30, getting a gun, and getting coffee-cucked. We also talk about #sports, Putting Will, and bachelor parties. It's an episode not to be missed.
Jun 08, 2017
Touching Base on "The Bachelorette," Week 3
00:50:49
After a great episode 3, the guys are back to break it all down. The return of Demario, The Ellen Show, a horseback date through Los Angeles, a mud wrestling group date, and the end of Whaaaboooom. Plus we look into next week's teased racial drama and give out our weekly awards.
Jun 06, 2017
Episode 90: 5 Stars And A Young Josh Brolin
00:53:06
We're back with a non-"Bachelorette" episode. The Touchers have given the show the tremendous gift of 5-star reviews, and we are returning the favor by reading the best ones on the pod. We also get into a discussion about the actors that would play the guys in a Touching Base movie. Plus, Dave has a new round of "Vice Headlines," and we get into "The Weekend In Fun."
Jun 01, 2017
Touching Base On "The Bachelorette," Week 2
00:47:31
We are back to break down another dramatic week for "The Bachelorette." We talk about the "Husband Material" challenge, Copper The Dog, Demario's ex, and hand out several awards, including: the "Big Swinging D Of The Week," "Dave's Dogg House," "Dillon's Lil Bitch Of The Week," and more.
May 30, 2017
Episode 89: Listener Voicemails Vol. 6
01:29:48
We're answering your calls on this Bachelorette-free episode. There's a lot to talk about: packing lunch at the office, old-man swag golf gear, DJ recommendations, living with roommates, goal retirement locations, the hosts as "Office" characters, Producer Micah's soccer takes, tips to throw a Memorial Day banger, best man speeches, and nude scenes. Plus, Barrett Dudley joins the podcast to give us a quick fashion preview and hype our Man Outfitters Memorial Day blowout sale. Finally, PGP remote writer Taylor Stovall joins Dave and Will in studio.
May 25, 2017
Touching Base on "The Bachelorette," Week 1
01:04:30
"The Bachelorette" is back and we're here to break it all down. Week 1 was full of surprises and the "Waaaboom!" guy. We hand out our weekly awards and give our thoughts about what's to come this season.
May 23, 2017
Touching Base On "The Bachelorette," Contestant Breakdown
01:16:57
The Bachelorette premiere is Monday, and we are here to breakdown all the contestants bidding for the heart of Rachel Lindsay. We go through each bachelor's bio and interview and hand out some pre-season awards and predictions.
May 18, 2017
Episode 88: Bachelor Heartbreak & Golf Course Violence
00:49:42
John Duda returns to the podcast to talk about male rompers and going commando. Dave and Dillon also talk about a near-violent incident on the ball golf course this weekend and get into a larger discussion of etiquette. 6:00- Duda on his new iPhone 5 8:30- Male rompers 12:20- Olivia Culpo and Patriots man meat 17:00- Touching Base trip to Chicago 19:00- Weekend Ball Golf recap + etiquette stories 36:00- The end of Ben and Lauren 40:50- Bachelorette returns
May 16, 2017
Episode 87: The Disc Golf Community vs. Will deFries
00:51:59
Due to an anti-disc golf column written nearly a year ago, the disc golf community has gone completely against Will deFries. Will reads all the hate mail he's received, and discusses getting challenged by the world's #1 disc golfer. The guys also introduce #HenleyThursday, discuss the prospect of being boosters for their high school football teams, and welcome the new name for the listener base: "Touchers."
May 11, 2017
Episode 86: Wedding SZN
00:53:18
With Wedding Season in full swing, the guys break down the faux pas of attending weddings. From not RSVPing to getting obliterated, they give their takes and personal experiences. After a little talk about the return of The Wall, they discuss Kanye allegedly recording his new album while holed up on a mountaintop in Wyoming.
May 09, 2017
Episode 85: ACL Lineup And This Weekend In Fun
00:51:33
The ACL lineup is out and we've got some very strong opinions. Who is Marttin Garrix? Does anyone care about the Red Hot Chili Peppers in 2017? Why did ACL book Solange and not her sister? Plus we get into "This Weekend in Fun," and have a heated discussion about international soccer.
May 04, 2017
Episode 84: Listener Voicemails Vol. 5
01:03:00
We're talking about the biggest threat to your girlfriend: Matty B. We also take a few hotline calls and answer questions about the Sunday Scaries, and when to get on bumble after a breakup. Plus, Dave has a new round of Vice Headlines.
May 02, 2017
Episode 83: Lost In The Sauce
00:47:59
We're back after a wild weekend. There was a wedding, a crawfish boil, and a now infamous trip to Matt's El Rancho. Plus we talk about the upcoming "Champs vs. Pros" edition of "The Challenge." We also read the best iTunes reviews. Leave us a 5-star review and we'll read yours on air.
Apr 25, 2017
Episode 82: Listener Questions From The Zen Den
01:03:31
It's a special 4/20 episode, and we recorded remotely from the chillest place we could find, the Grandex Zen Den. We answer listener questions from the hotline, rip on the missing Ross Bolen, and play "Vice Headlines" with an intern. Burn one down and give it a listen.
Apr 20, 2017
Episode 81: John Duda Responds
00:57:12
John Duda calls in from the dungeon basement where he lives to respond to the haters. We talk about John's unique style, his new mattress, the last time he got in a fight, his Michelob Ultra lifestyle, and much more. Dave also shares a gym tale, and Will admits that he's way too hungover for this. Plus we read more of your excellent 5-star iTunes reviews.
Apr 18, 2017
Episode 80: Listener Voicemails, Vol. 4 + The Weekend In Fun
01:05:10
It's time for another round of listener questions. We answer questions about Sauna Talk, party themes, friends running pyramid schemes, and road rage. Plus we get into This Weekend in Fun, Dave talks about his run in with an American hero, and we talk Deal Closers Only hats.
Apr 14, 2017
Episode 79: United Airlines + Masters Recap
01:12:26
Dillon is back from Augusta and talks about everything Masters, from concessions, to merch, to bathrooms. Plus, Will got a puppy, we recap the weekend, and we go deep on the dude dragged off a United flight.
Apr 11, 2017
Episode 78: Stunt 101 With Barrett Dudley
01:02:58
Our most requested guest, fashion expert Barrett Dudley, joins us to talk about spring trends, the right pants for the office, and how to stunt on a budget. We also talk about today's live blog from Hooters, the new Deal Closers Only Hats that are in stock, and we address the glaring lack of Dillon. Plus Barrett helps us answer some excellent hotline calls. Also, it's PODCAST WEEK here at Grandex Media, so if you like our show, check out some of our others including OYSTERS, CLAMS, & COCKLES, DUDES DOING BUSINESS, INSIDE TFM, and BACK DOOR COVER.
Apr 06, 2017
Episode 77: Masters Week With Hashtag Chad
00:53:40
It's Masters week and the anticipation is palpable. Dillon talks about his expectations for his first trip to Augusta, while Will is still upset he's not going. #Chad calls in to talk about the experience and give his picks for the tournament. We also discuss Tony Romo, Kenny G, and the Masters concession menu. Also, it's PODCAST WEEK here at Grandex Media, so if you like our show, check out some of our others including OYSTERS, CLAMS, & COCKLES, DUDES DOING BUSINESS, INSIDE TFM, and BACK DOOR COVER.
Apr 04, 2017
Episode 76: Jeans, Button Downs, And McGangBangs
00:56:02
We're coming in hot on a Tuesday afternoon special. Dillon has swag like never before after dominating a college quarterback in a throwing competition. We talk about the standard, and now controversial postgrad bar outfit: jeans and a button down. Plus we talk about President George W. Bush's thoughts on the Trump inauguration, and a very special live edition of "What's for dinner."
Mar 30, 2017
Episode 75: Monkey Business
00:47:12
Back in the studio, we're talking about Dave's weekend at the Texas coast and the hungover drive home, Dillon's new breakfast routine, and Producer Micah's bizarre love of bananas. We also read some excellent iTunes reviews, and discuss the most dangerous foods in the grocery store.
Mar 28, 2017
Episode 74: Micropod Live From The WGC Match Play
00:09:00
We are recording live from the WGC Match Play at Austin Country Club. We're watching the pros, crushing beers, and skipping work on a perfect Thursday afternoon. Recorded live from Austin Country Club in Austin, Texas.
Mar 24, 2017
Episode 73: Pre-WGC Match Play, Listener Reviews, & Vice Headlines
00:52:01
After discussing our plans to hit Austin Country Club for the WGC Match Play this week, the guys do some light animal talk, "Real or Fake?" Vice Headlines, and read through some listener reviews from iTunes.
Mar 21, 2017
Episode 72: No More Bachelor
00:49:21
In our first podcast in a post-Bachelor world, the guys go over "This Weekend In Fun," SXSW exhaustion, Dillon's NFL Network appearance, the absurdity of college kids on spring break, and whether or not Dillon is bigger than Rory McIlroy.
Mar 16, 2017
Touching Base On "The Bachelor," Season Finale & After The Final Rose
00:42:52
This season of "The Bachelor" is in the books and it was time for Touching Base to give out their end-of-season awards in addition to discussing Nick's proposal to Vanessa. They also give a small recap of the mess that was "Saved By The Brunch" and touch on the upcoming season of "The Bachelorette" with #DCO Nation member, Rachel.
Mar 14, 2017
Episode 71: Live From Saved By The Brunch At SXSW
00:44:05
It's total chaos at the PGP Saved By The Brunch At SXSW. We're recording live and things get wild. We're joined by a series of guests and everyone is having a very good time. Recorded live at the Rustic Tap in Austin, TX.
Mar 13, 2017
Episode 70: Listener Voicemails, Vol. 3 With Kyle Bandujo
01:07:44
It's time for another round of listener questions. Kyle Bandujo a.k.a. Crash Davis joins us in studio. We answer questions about beating your boss in golf, proper swimsuit attire on a work trip, and we settle the sparkling water debate. Plus we get into This Weekend in Fun and preview our SXSW party, Saved By The Brunch.
Mar 09, 2017
Touching Base On "The Bachelor," Week 10 + "Women Tell All"
01:01:00
We watched Monday's three-hour "Bachelor" marathon so you don't have to. We break it all down: from the Fantasy Suites to a heartbreaking elimination, and finally the drama and triumph of the "Women Tell All." We're back with a non-"Bachelor" Touching Base later this week.
Mar 07, 2017
Episode 69, Pt. 2: No Laying Up's Chris Solomon
00:49:01
No Laying Up is on a hot streak. First they broke the story about Trump playing with Rory, then the White House put out a statement about their report, and now Chris Solomon is on Episode 69. We talk about new proposed rule changes, Masters favorites, TV golf coverage, and Bryson Dechambeau.
Mar 03, 2017
Episode 69, Pt. 1: Liv Langdon Talks Nutrition
01:08:24
It's finally here, the Episode 69 two-part spectacular kicks off Onnit's Liv Langdon. Our most requested guest ever talks nutrition, dieting, fasting, protein shakes, broccoli sprouts, cold brew, reliving stress, and much more. It's an episode you don't want to miss. Plus, we're back Friday morning with part two with another favorite guest, No Laying Up's Chris Solomon talking all things golf.
Mar 03, 2017
Touching Base On "The Bachelor," Week 9
00:37:36
Fantasy Suite week is underway with the shocking return of Andi, the surprising elimination of Corinne, and a romantic trip to Finland. More importantly, we discuss Raven putting her ex boyfriend on blast. We break down what it means for that guy and his group chat. Plus we do some forecasting for next week's special three hour episode. We're back with a very special episode 69 of Touching Base Thursday, subscribe now and get it as soon as it drops.
Feb 28, 2017
Episode 68.5: Recapping The Weekend In Fun
00:40:27
It's a special Monday afternoon party pod. We get into everything that happened this weekend, including The Oscars and The World Bartending Championship. We also take some questions from the PGP open thread and quickly preview tonight's "Bachelor" episode. We've got a big week ahead, so stay tuned for tomorrow's complete "Bachelor" recap podcast and a very special Episode 69 coming Thursday.
Feb 27, 2017
Touching Base On "The Bachelor," Week 8
00:54:35
We're on to the hometown dates this week, and there's plenty of action to break down. We talk about reckless ATV rides and swamp makeouts in Arkansas with Raven as well as the dangers of Zika. We head to church in Dallas with Rachel and talk about Nick's weird potential brother-in-law. Then it's on to a shopping spree in Miami with Corrine and family (with nanny). Finally the guys break down the international visit to Montreal with Vanessa, and hand out the weekly honors: "Bad and Bougie," "Power Player," and of course: "Nicc's Thicc Chicc of the Week."
Feb 21, 2017
Episode 68: Listener Questions and Bad Takes with Mia Khalifa
01:20:40
It's a jam-packed episode with the returning Mia Khalifa. We answer listener question about day drinking, drunk friends, and life as a professional surfer. Then we get into some TV talk about "The Wall" and "The Challenge." Mia plays along with Vice Headlines and a new game tentatively called "Bad Takes," and we bring it home with This Week in Fun.
Feb 16, 2017
Touching Base On "The Bachelor," Week 7
00:48:36
After a week where we saw two girls go home, Barrett Dudley joins the Touching Base guys to talk about everything that went wrong. Before getting into the season's seventh episode, everyone gave their takes on the announcement of Rachel as next season's Bachelorette (and Dillon's chances to get on the show to pursue her). Dave also made historic picks for both his "Bad and Boujee Pick of the Week" and his "Power Player of The Week."
Feb 14, 2017
Episode 67: Trash TV and Listener Questions
01:01:45
We dive deep into the world of "The Challenge" on MTV and of course "The Wall" on NBC. Then we answer a bunch of questions from listeners, including questions about making a move on the lil mami at the office, go-to TV shows from our childhood, and how to enjoy craft beer without becoming the “insufferable craft beer snob guy.”
Feb 09, 2017
Touching Base On "The Bachelor," Week 6
00:31:53
We break down this week's very entertaining episode featuring the worst date in bachelor history, the saddest backstory a contestant has ever told, and we get into the dangers of St. Thomas. Plus we name our "Power Player of the Week," "Bad and Bougie Pick of the Week," and of course, "Nicc's Thicc Chicc of the Week."
Feb 07, 2017
Episode 66: Dillon Drops The Bomb
00:45:50
On the heels of last week's episode, Dillon drops a bomb on Will and Dave that they weren't expecting. Dave reveals that he's going to be the best man in his buddy's wedding which triggers a best man/bachelor party discussion, and the guys also run through some "Real or Fake?" Vice Headlines before detailing their Weekends in Fun.
Feb 02, 2017
Touching Base On "The Bachelor," Week 5
00:49:03
Marketing guru Spencer Whetstone joins us to talk about the show moving to New Orleans and drama in the Louisiana swampland. Dave did another dramatic reading from this week's virtually-anonymous musical performer, and shared his "Power Player of the Week," and "Bad and Bougie Pick of the Week."
Jan 31, 2017
Episode 65: Listener Voicemails, Vol. 2
01:03:47
We're back with another round of listener questions. We hear from the Kremlin, answer questions about "Cardio Guy," break ups, and wetting the bed before hearing from noted caller DJ Crime Dawg who spits yet another Touching Base freestyle. Plus we get into This Weekend in Fun and go deep on "The Wall."
Jan 26, 2017
Touching Base On "The Bachelor," Week 4
00:51:01
Between the girls being stuck in Wisconsin and Raven's skating solo date where she told the story of when she beat up her cheating ex-boyfriend, there was no shortage of topics in this week's episode. In addition to naming his Power Player of The Week, Dave also did a dramatic reading of the lyrics from last night's musical guest. The guys finally picked their Bad & Bougie Pick of The Week, worked in some MTV Challenge talk, and speculate on who will be next season's Bachelorette.
Jan 24, 2017
Episode 64: Mia Khalifa Touches Base
01:06:09
Mia Khalifa joins us in-studio to touch base. We talk about the idiot who tattooed her face on his leg, the Nelly vs. Drake twitter debate, "The Wall," our upcoming appearance on "The Doctors" TV show, and This Weekend In Fun. We also play a fresh round of Vice Headlines and talk about ice hockey.
Jan 19, 2017
Touching Base On "The Bachelor," Week 3
00:55:20
"The Bachelor" is back for week three and so is the Touching Base crew. Barrett Dudley joins us to answer the important questions, talk about the Nickathon, and break down Corinne's continued rise to fame. Highlights include Corinne's nanny, Vanessa's solo date where she pukes/talks about her grandfather, and how terrible The Backstreet Boys were. Plus we talk about how boners happen while in the pool/hot tub, and how to behave when someone straddles you in bounce house.
Jan 17, 2017
Episode 63: Meet The New Interns
00:59:33
We throw our new PGP interns into the frying pan. Olivia and Reagan talk about what they do, where they come from, and their impressions of the PGP office. We wrap up the show with The Weekend In Fun. Call the PGP Hotline at 800.836.0235 and we'll play the best calls next week.
Jan 13, 2017
Touching Base on "The Bachelor," Week 2
00:43:39
Week 2 of "The Bachelor" is over and we break down the highlights, including: the wedding photoshoot with guest star Franco, Corrine's aggressive tactics, the first one-on-one date, a group date at the Museum of Broken Relationships, Liz's failed strategy, and Alexis The Dolphin Shark's fake boobs. We'll be back with a non-Bachelor "Touching Base" later this week, and a new Bach-centric show each Tuesday.
Jan 10, 2017
Episode 62: Is Ross Bolen Replacing Dillon Cheverere On Touching Base?
01:13:00
Ross Bolen joins Touching Base in Dillon's absence to talk his new column series on Post Grad Problems, explain why he's a coffee guy now, and how he's coming for Dillon's spot on the podcast. The guys also answer a slew of listener questions about the NFL, the N-Word, and power ranking HBO Original Series.
Jan 06, 2017
Touching Base on "The Bachelor," Week 1
00:40:40
The "Touching Base with Post Grad Problems" podcast has a new stand-alone "Bachelor" show where we break down the twists and turns of what is sure to be the most dramatic season yet. For Week 1 we give our takes on Nick, pick our favorite women, and select our Power Player of the Week. We'll be back with a non-Bachelor "Touching Base" later this week, and a new Bach-centric show each Tuesday.
Jan 03, 2017
Episode 61: Where The Hell Is Will deFries?
01:05:41
It's Tiger's birthday and Touching Base is back. However, Will deFries is not. We talk about Will's extensive travel schedule and Dillon's latest column all about Will's opulent lifestyle. We also talk about America's dream and nightmare neighbors- including someone who made both lists. Plus, "The Bachelor" is back next week and we'll be talking about it with a stand-alone podcast in this feed. Get ready by joining the PGP official ESPN "Bachelor" Fantasy League.
Dec 30, 2016
Episode 60: Listener Voicemails, Volume 1
01:02:49
For the first time ever, we dive deep into listener questions sent to the Touching Base Hotline. Topics include Will using Producer Micah as a scapegoat and not owning his takes, seeing bumble matches at gay clubs, fake Yeezys vs. fake Miatas, and how to deal with your friend who is terrible at social media. In a special edition of "Animal Talk," we break down a theoretical fight between a mountain lion and a wolf with the help of a very special youtube video. Plus we do another fun round of "Vice Headlines." Call the Touching Base Hotline at (800) 836-0235 and we'll answer your questions next week.
Dec 21, 2016
Episode 59: Off The Dome
00:53:10
It's a mail it in Monday edition of Touching Base. We answer your questions, talk about Super Sage Northcutt, and discuss some excellent and thoughtful gifts sent to us from PGP contributors. Spoiler: Dave now owns a wolf.
Dec 19, 2016
Episode 58: What's Your Favorite Predatory Cat?
00:55:51
It's Christmas Party day at "Touching Base." We're on facebook live talking about big cats, Monica vs. Rachel, and the weekend in fun. Plus we take a couple of calls from the Touching Base Hotline. Call us with your questions or hot takes at: (800) 836-0235.
Dec 16, 2016
Episode 57: Daddy's Back
01:06:11
Why the hell is Kanye meeting with Trump? We give our theories and discuss what it all means. In a historic moment, we take the first call from the PGP Hotline. Plus, we grill Producer Micah about his recent trip to Washington, D.C., answer listener questions, and play "Vice Headlines."
Dec 13, 2016
Episode 56: New Look, Same Site
01:02:56
It's a special Monday podcast to announce the new look of PGP. We also recap a busy weekend. Highlights include Dave slamming shots with The Texas Law Hawk, Will eating hella brunch all over New York City. Plus, we talk about teleportation, Dallas Cowboys football, and sea turtles.
Dec 05, 2016
Episode 55: The Texas Law Hawk
01:08:20
Bryan Wilson, The Texas Law Hawk, joins us to talk about starring in a Superbowl commercial for Taco Bell, how he got his famous nickname, fighting the Texas Bar Association, and making his commercials more and more dangerous. We also play a fresh round of Vice Headlines, and throw Will in the frying pan after he left the podcast early.
Nov 30, 2016
Episode 54: Twitter Fingers
00:51:24
We start the show by discussing MattyB's assassination attempt against Dillon. Plus Dave introduces a new game called "Millennial Headlines," and Producer Micah describes his bizarre Sunday night.
Nov 22, 2016
Episode 53: The Rise of Micah
00:57:10
After a week hiatus, we're back talking about a listener's rap tribute to Dave and answering listener questions. Among the topics: the best way to put on chapstick, which host would survive longest in the Hunger Games, exposed nipples in golf shirts, and high school/college pranks. Plus a rapid fire edition of Vice Headlines and a quick Bachelorette news rundown.
Nov 15, 2016
Episode 52: Election Day
00:52:06
With Election Day upon us, we knew that we'd be doing the country a disservice by not covering it on Touching Base. From how annoying Instagrams of "I Voted" stickers are to sippin' sizzurp with Paul Wall, we covered all the bases. We also discussed Dave matchmaking for Micah via Snapchat and how Dillon looks exactly like Christopher Reeve's son.
Nov 08, 2016
Episode 51: Getting Our Swagger Back
01:04:05
In an attempt to get our swagger back, we went back to basics – "Real or Fake?" Vice Headlines, the most talked about segment in the history of segments "This Weekend In Fun," Dillon's Thug Plug Of The Week, and a slew of listener questions ranging from the best steak we've ever eaten to how much weight it's acceptable to put on during the winter. We also announce our Halloween costume contest winners, reveal that Micah is Anthony Weiner's nephew, and get extremely into North Korea.
Nov 04, 2016
Episode 50: Wes Walker & Dyl
00:39:08
On the heels of talking to Smylie Kaufman about Spring Break 2016, we interviewed the guys who made the theme song for the trip, Wes Walker and Dyl, who just debuted their new song, "Haters." Their music, touring colleges, haters, rap beefs, and doing cocaine off girl's butts in frat houses summarize some of our talking points until Dave clarified with them that Wes wasn't, in fact, the former New England Patriots wide receiver.
Nov 01, 2016
Episode 49: Stood Up By Killshot
00:46:20
Our hopes were dashed when we thought we were going to have our second blockbuster guest of the week, but unfortunately, things went south and our interview with Killshot (aka Intern Denis) was foiled. It wasn't all bad, though – we went through some listener questions, pulled back the curtain a bit, and went on a tangent about giving money to homeless people. As derailed as we were, the traditional Friday Hangover Podcast had to move on. Oh, and we also ran through Vice headlines because of course.
Oct 31, 2016
Episode 48: Smylie Kaufman
01:06:50
PGA Tour Professional Smylie Kaufman finally joins us after months of going back and forth. After discussing Justin Thomas's win in Malaysia, we run through a series of questions with him including Jim Nantz roasting him for living with his parents and driving a Nissan, his Natural Light sponsorship, the infamous #SB2K16, Smylie's Army, Harambe, The Ryder Cup, and what we think Tiger's gamer tag is on Call of Duty. We also dove deep into some LSU-heavy college football talk where Dillon's enemy, John Peterson, comes up. Prior to Smylie, Dillon and Will recap their gun-filled man weekend at Dillon's ranch. To listen to just Smylie, skip ahead to 23:24. Follow Smylie Kaufman (@SmylieKaufman10) on Twitter and Instagram, as well as Smylie's Army (@SmyliesArmy) on Twitter. Side note: We had previously recorded the first part of the podcast prior to knowing Smylie Kaufman was going to hop on with us, so we never actually got to the listener questions that we teased.
Oct 26, 2016
Episode 47: No Laying Up's Chris Solomon
01:05:56
No Laying Up's Chris Solomon joined us to talk all things Ryder Cup, Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods (aka Big Cat), the history of No Laying Up, and told more than a few stories of his interactions with tour pros. Dave also runs us through some "Real or Fake?" Vice Headlines before we introduce a new segment that's bound to take the internet by storm: "This Weekend In Fun." Where To Follow No Laying Up: Twitter: https://twitter.com/NoLayingUp Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/NoLayingUp Website: http://nolayingup.com
Oct 21, 2016
Episode 46: Fight Stories
01:07:09
After Dave got in a political argument with the groom at a wedding this past weekend and Dillon had a run-in with a drunk guy talking trash after the University of Texas football game, we knew it was time to touch base and rehash the weekend that was. We also touched on the Far Hills Race (aka The Hunt), gambling, and Zach Johnson.
Oct 17, 2016
Episode 45: Manliness 101 Ft. Ken Bone
01:04:55
Among the listener questions we received for this episode were choosing the perfect Instagram filter, surviving living in a city of hipsters, how MTV needs to bring back Rock-N-Jock basketball, how we'd hide a body, Ken Bone, if Siamese twins have to buy two movie tickets, and hunting. Dave also rattles off some "Real or Fake" Vice headlines and we crush our promo read (to no one's surprise). Oh, and Dave reveals that he was a part of a viral "coning" video.
Oct 12, 2016
Episode 44: Clowns, Allergies, And Listener Questions
00:59:52
Between child rapper Bryson Morris tweeting out a word he definitely shouldn't be using and people being assaulted by clowns left and right, there was no shortage of topics in this week's episode of Touching Base. When answering listener questions, Will was asked how much he'd pay to never wipe again and Dillon was asked about, well, butts. We also got an ACL recap from Dave who also lead us through some "Real or Fake?" Vice headlines. And yes, we know – we all sound sick because of the allergies in Austin, Texas.
Oct 05, 2016
Episode 43: Ryder Cup & Front Row Brian
01:08:54
We celebrate America's furious start to the Ryder Cup with guest host Dan Regester. Then, Infamous and enigmatic MMA personality Front Row Brian joins us in studio to talk about the biggest stories in the UFC, Ronda Rousey, and Connor McGreggor. He also gives some super hot political takes.
Sep 30, 2016
Episode 42: A Conversation With Shitto
01:00:37
Noted friend of the site and incredible Twitter follow, Jake (aka Shitto aka @callmeshitto), joined us to go through some listener questions, discuss what it's like to be in college for two presidencies, explain Adderall to Dave, and offer up a special guest Thug Plug of the week. We also do another "Real or Fake?" Vice headlines segment.
Sep 28, 2016
Episode 41: Dave's Miata & Single Brad Pitt
00:54:42
Dave has spent the last two days cruising around in a 2014 Miata, and it's time we talked about it. We also discuss the possibilities for Brad Pitt now that he's single, as well as what his first move as a single man will be. Before doing some "Real or Fake?" Vice headlines, we also talk about the six ECU students who were all arrested while wearing Hawaiian shirts.
Sep 21, 2016
Episode 40: Stand-Up Comic JR Hickey
00:56:00
Comedian and Grandex contributing writer JR Hickey joined us to discuss the life of a stand-up comic, living in San Francisco, and his favorite comedians. He also ran through some "real or fake?" Vice headlines with us before we did a modified version of "No Offense, But..." Follow JR on Twitter (twitter.com/johnnyjhickey) and Instagram (instagram.com/johnnyjhickey), and visit his website for more (johnhickeycomedy.com).
Sep 16, 2016
Episode 39: Ryder Cup Preview With Callaway's Chad Coleman
00:54:00
Callaway's Social Media Manager, Chad Coleman (aka Hashtag Chad) joined us to talk the 2016 Ryder Cup. From Team USA's captain's picks to the possibility of Tiger joining the team as a player/captain, we prepared for this year's tournament at Hazeltine. We also touched based on Jason Day signing an apparel deal with Nike (instead of Adidas) and let Chad gloat about his Arkansas Razorbacks taking down TCU.
Sep 13, 2016
Episode 38: Your Fall Style Sucks
00:47:00
Barrett Dudley joins us to answer some listener questions surrounding how they can improve their fall fashion game, what you need to wear to a tailgate that isn't a jersey, and what shoes you need to replace your driving loafers with. We also delve into some female style pet peeves like choker necklaces, red lipstick, and fedoras before Dillon gives us his Thug Plug. To shop some of the styles we discussed, shop www.manoutfitters.com and use the promo code 'POSTGRAD' to get an extra 10% off.
Sep 09, 2016
Episode 37: Spoilers & Edibles
01:01:00
After discussing the toll that Whole 30 has taken on Will's body, Dillon explains why he can't smoke weed anymore, we dive into people who complain about shows and sports being spoiled for them. We also touch base on fantasy drafts (snake vs. auction) before launching our new segment, "No Offense, But..."
Aug 30, 2016
Episode 36: Dillon's Verification Party, NRBs, & Fake Yeezys
01:05:00
In honor of Dillon's verification, we host a special podcast to celebrate his life-changing achievement where he threatens to knock all of his haters off one-by-one. We also discuss a listener who was duped by a pair of incredibly fake Yeezys, go through our favorite Vice headlines of the last week, discuss NRBs, and make fun of the absurd television screen that was installed in our podcast studio.
Aug 25, 2016
Episode 35: Why Your Diet Sucks With Onnit's Liv Langdon
01:20:00
Nutrition & Food Manager Liv Langdon from Onnit joined us to discuss all things health and nutrition. She fielded questions from us and our readers which included (but were not limited to) Will's Whole 30 diet, Dave's dream of being in keto, Dillon's metabolism and how much red wine he's allowed to drink every night, meal planning and why it sucks, which organic products you shouldn't spend more on, butter coffee, and which liquors you should drink if you don't want to be a disgusting piece of shit.
Aug 16, 2016
Episode 34: Hungover Friday Listener Q&A With Barrett Dudley
00:53:00
After a long night of sizzling fajitas (where Dillon actually partook), Barrett Dudley joined the pod to answer some listener questions. Will also updated everyone on the status of the phantom pooper who's been terrorizing the Grandex bathroom. Dave also tells the story of one of our listeners who allegedly bought a Miata after totalling his car, making him the coolest investment banker Touching Base fan that we have.
Aug 12, 2016
Episode 33: Rio Olympics, Dave's Verification Party, And Bathroom Etiquette w/ Ross Bolen
01:04:00
Ross Bolen joined us to discuss Rio 2016. From which group of athletes we'd most like to hit the town with to our all-time favorite Olympians, we break down the beginning of this year's Olympics before offering ways that we'd change them (Spoiler Alert: We want them somewhere without Zika). We also celebrate Dave's Twitter verification, except for Dillon who still remains unverified / beside himself. Will airs his grievances on air about someone in our office complex who refuses to adhere to general bathroom etiquette, and Dillon offers his Thug Plug for this week.
Aug 10, 2016
Episode 32: Bachelorette Finale, Chug-For-Chugs & Listener Questions
00:57:00
After The Bachelorette Finale where JoJo selects Jordan Rodgers over Robby, Kayla joins Touching Base to discuss everything that panned out over the final episode. We also tackle some listener questions and explain why we just can't seem to get on the Chug-ForChug Snapchat bandwagon. To wrap things up, we hear Dillon's Thug Plug of the Week and review some of our favorite Vice headlines from the last few days.
Aug 02, 2016
Episode 31: PGA Tour Pro John Peterson
00:43:59
PGA Tour Professional John Peterson joins the podcast to discuss his return from injury, LSU Football, and to trash talk Dillon. He also told us a few stories which include why he was banned from Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, and the time two PGA players got in a fist fight on a plane over a Rubik's Cube.
Aug 01, 2016
Episode 30: Featuring John Duda's Sister, Maui
00:56:00
We are joined by Post Grad Problems writer John Duda's sister, Maui. We further discuss John's unique style aesthetic, discuss her history as a high-jumper, and answer listener questions about our MLB walk-up songs and how we'd fare in jail. We also get to the root of the "Who originally said Will looks like a sock/thumb?" debate before Dorn offers us his Thug Plug of the week and we keep the trend going of making fun of our producer, Micah, when he doesn't have a mic to defend himself.
Jul 30, 2016
Episode 29: PGA Championship with Hashtag Chad & Bachelorette 'Guys Tell All'
00:57:00
Callaway's Chad Coleman joins us to talk Stenson vs. Phil in The Open and make PGA Championship picks. We also bring Kayla back in to talk the 'Guys Tell All' episode of The Bachelorette, which was a huge, staged letdown. We also spend an inordinate amount of time roasting our producer, Micah.
Jul 27, 2016
Episode 28: Fantasy Suites & The Return Of Dave
00:47:59
Dave returns from Italy and jumps right into discussing the infamous 'Fantasy Suite' episode from this season of The Bachelorette. We discuss the chances of JoJo hooking up with both Robbie AND Jordan, and further skewer the appearance of two guys we've grown to hate. We also dive into some listener questions and discuss how Italy changed Dave has a man.
Jul 26, 2016
Episode 27: Everyone Is Verified On Twitter Except Dillon And Hungover Q&A
00:57:00
Verified Twitter users Ross Bolen and Rachel Page join Dillon and Will to discuss why he's the only person in the world who isn't verified, and we do a hungover 'question and answer' session where we talk about our first fist fights, how awesome middle school dances were, and a MFK involving Melania Trump and Eleanor Roosevelt.
Jul 22, 2016
Episode 26: Hometown Dates & Kayla's Quest To Be On 'The Bachelor'
00:34:59
With JoJo's four hometown dates in the books, we break each one down individually – how Robby's hair is too manicured, how JoJo is probably bummed she won't be friends with Olivia Munn, and how Luke is most likely getting kicked to the curb with his too little, too late strategy. We also scheme with Kayla about how we can get her on the next season of 'The Bachelor' with a little help from the company.
Jul 19, 2016
Episode 25: Grant Rosenmeyer & Ryan Sage From 'Temps' Plus Listener Questions
00:51:59
Actor Grant Rosenmeyer and Producer Ryan Sage joined us to discuss 'Temps,' Grant's drunkenness during his Austin visit, their experience working on the movie, sex scenes, what it's like to work with Larry David on 'Curb Your Enthusiasm,' and what George Clooney is like IRL. We also confronted some listener questions (27:21) including how many third graders we could fight, the easiest MFK we've ever done, revamping your dating profile, neutering your dog, and how we describe where we work to strangers. Dillon closes things out by hitting us with his Thug Plug of the Week. Beginning Tuesday, July 19, you can rent Temps on iTunes for 99 cents which is essentially free.
Jul 18, 2016
Episode 24: All Things Golf With #Chad + Bachelorette Talk
01:06:00
#Chad Coleman joins Dave, Dillon, and guest host Dan Regester to talk about golf, Jojo's horses, & pumping iron.
Jul 12, 2016
Episode 23: Post-4th Of July Listener Mailbag
00:53:46
Still a bit downtrodden from Independence Day, we took to our listeners for some questions surrounding getting engaged, bachelor parties that don't involve strippers or drinking, blondes vs. brunettes vs. redheads, when it's appropriate to wear American flag prints, which reality show we'd most love to be on, what person in the world we most want to kick in the nuts, and a discussion about Dave's quirks in life.
Jul 06, 2016
Episode 22: Bachelorette Awkwardness and Best Man Duties with deFries
00:54:59
We touched base on the Bachelorette, and our own Will deFries called in to discuss all the ways he's dominating the Northern Michigan.
Jun 28, 2016
Episode 21: Mailbag With Killshot
00:59:44
Very special guest former intern "Killshot" joins Dave, Dillon, and Kayla to answer listener questions and talk aliases.
Jun 23, 2016
Episode 20: The Bachelorette Week 5, Mani/Pedis, & Listener Questions
00:45:00
After ABC's absence of The Bachelorette last week, TSM's Rachel Page joins us to touch on the departure of Chad, our growing disdain for Jordan Rodgers, and our concerns about the livelihood of the show in a post-Chad world. We also discuss Will's mistake of getting a manicure/pedicure during the final round of The US Open, and take listener questions ranging from our first AIM screen names to who we'd rather have sex with – Ryan Reynolds or Zac Efron. *Note: If you want to completely skip The Bachelorette chatter, go to 13:38 where we transition out*
Jun 21, 2016
Episode 19: Hungover Answers To Listener Questions
01:01:59
Hungover from our party barge, we answer listener questions regarding how Will looks like a sock, who got the drunkest on the barge, Augusta versus overseas Ryder Cup, the influx of Miata Snapchats we receive, and what type of golf balls we use. We also introduce Dillon's Thug Plug Of The Week and weigh in on all of our non-rap music recommendations.
Jun 17, 2016
Episode 18: Introducing New Writer Johnny D & More Bachelorette
00:52:11
We're joined by our newly hired in-house writer, John Duda, who talks to us about his infamous "The Chase" columns, his trademark socks/sandals look, and how he'll handle constantly getting made fun of by Dillon. We also touch on the most recent episode of 'The Bachelorette' (Week 3, Episode 2) where we say goodbye to a good friend – The Chad.
Jun 08, 2016
Episode 17: The Bachelorette Week 3, Jimmy Buffett Concerts, & Listener Questions
00:43:00
Chad has officially taken over The Bachelorette, so we have no other choice but to discuss his group date antics, his possible steroid addiction, and the awkwardness of this week's terrible solo dates. We also field some questions from listeners that range from Jimmy Buffett concerts to golf shorts.
Jun 07, 2016
Episode 16: Hangovers & Miatas
00:46:59
Hungover from our company-wide bar crawl, we discuss our own personal hangover cures while Dillon describes the phenomenon of how he doesn't actually get hangovers. We also dove into some listener questions while trying to figure out why none of us own a merlot-colored Mazda Miata.
Jun 03, 2016
Episode 15: The Bachelorette Week 2, Spieth's Colonial Win, & Party Barge
00:50:37
Total Sorority Move's Rachel Page joins us to discuss the rise of Chad in Week 2 of 'The Bachelorette' in addition to Jordan Spieth's win at The Colonial and our upcoming party barge for Grandex's 6th Anniversary.
May 31, 2016
Episode 14: The Bachelorette Premiere Breakdown
00:45:19
After last night's Bachelorette premiere with JoJo, we break down the guy's chances and discuss everything from their identical haircuts, how miserable the Canadian dude was, and who will end up winning JoJo over by season's end.
May 24, 2016
Episode 13: Adam Carolla joins our CEO Madison Wickham
00:57:00
Adam Carolla sits down with our CEO, Madison Wickham, on this special Touching Base episode. Thanks to PodcastOne for letting us republish this previously paywalled podcast.
May 19, 2016
Episode 12: Golf Tips & PGA Insights With Teaching Pro Jonathan Buchanan
00:48:16
Teaching pro and swing coach Jonathan Buchanan joined us to talk tips for amateur golfers, give us some insights on the PGA Tour, talk whether or not Tiger will win another major, Spieth's Masters meltdown, and discuss his devastation level after his local Chili's was recently closed.
May 12, 2016
Episode 11: Why Bachelor Parties Are The Post Grad Pinnacle
00:42:35
"Bachelor parties are the post grad pinnacle," Dillon explains in Episode 11 where we discuss the best bachelor party locations, the awkwardness of inviting family members, and the unwritten rules of throwing the perfect bachelor party.
May 10, 2016
Episode 10: Music Festivals With Ross Bolen & Intern Emily
00:40:45
Austin City Limits released their lineup today, so we took that opportunity to break down the artists and discuss music festivals with Ross Bolen and Intern Emily.
May 05, 2016
Episode 9: Girls Taking Their Birthdays Too Seriously & Random Staff Questions
00:44:12
Kayla joins us again to discuss how seriously every girl in the world takes their birthdays before we cover some staff-submitted questions ranging from using the phrase "Lit AF" to nipples to the Running Man Challenge.
May 03, 2016
Episode 8: Ross Bolen Arguing 'Game of Thrones' & Sizzling Fajitas
00:46:41
Ross Bolen (New York Times Best Selling Author)joins us to argue why Dillon and Will should watch 'Game of Thrones' before Ross, Dave, and Will debate sizzling fajitas with Dillon.
Apr 29, 2016
Episode 7: Everything Golf With Callaway's Hashtag Chad
00:51:21
We're joined by Callaway's Chad Coleman (otherwise known as Hashtag Chad) to discuss his recent victory as Wesley Bryan's caddie on the Web.com Tour, his incredible job as Callaway's social media manager, and the Brohamas #SB2K16 trip.
Apr 25, 2016
Episode 6: Listener Questions With Grandex CEO Madison Wickham
00:44:18
We answer user submitted questions with Grandex CEO, Madison Wickham before discussing his trip to LA.
Apr 19, 2016