Cold in July

December 8, 2017


Jonathan is happy that the Netflix algorithm is finally recommending good content. Mark reviews a few local breweries and compares one to Frass Canyon. We also discuss Jim Carrey, BTS conspiracy theories and more...


Sumo and Rolexes

December 1, 2017


Jonathan reports back from the Sumo tournament. Brian is interested in high-end watches. We also discuss annoying people at work and more... Thanks for buying premium!

Drunk Kevin’s Big Plans

November 27, 2017


Drunk Kevin calls in from his local pub. We discuss his big plans, which include buying a whale tourism ship and reinventing brewing.


My Dad is poor

November 20, 2017


We start the show lobbying for a Pabst Blue Ribbon sponsorship. Jonathan explains how he coped with having to wear Pony shoes in the 90s. Mark looks back on some sage advice from his father. We also premiere a new segment! 


Imposingly Polite

November 13, 2017


Jonathan tells a story about an incident at a public restroom. Brian returns to lament his son's recent struggles with Algebra because he can't help him. We also discuss the hazards of being locked up abroad, fair weather fans, Stranger Things 2, Sicario and more...


The Lawn Mower Incident

November 6, 2017


Still without a nickname, Mark Townsend joins The Miserable Bastard from his Pabst studio. We both give our side of the lawn mower incident, and you can decide who is telling the truth. We also talk about the most annoying sounds, a Japanese Serial Killer, missing Phil Chenier and more...


The limits of positive compartmentalization

November 3, 2017


Brian From VA defends himself against accusations of fatigue and to discuss the boundaries of positive thought. Farewell to Rick Pitino, a breakdown of Narcos, Ray Donovan and more...

The Shopping Cart Story

October 30, 2017


Mark Townsend laments the fact that he neither has a nickname nor has been chosen to be the best man at a wedding. Jonathan equates COSTCO shopping in Japan to to the courtship of a beautiful shallow woman. Mark also shares his legendary shopping cart story. Hey Joe - we're thinking about you and wish you a speedy recovery.