Verbal Shenanigans



Verbal Shenanigans is a show that seeks out passionate people. Each week, the guys chat with guest from all walks of live, from artists to athletes, chefs to a hippo attack survivors. Join Scott,and cohost, Mike, for comical banter, funny games, and amazing guests. Life is funny. Laugh at it.


  • #372-Icelandic Phallological Museum

    01/09/2021 Duración: 01h32min

    Welp. We continue to push the show to find unique, passionate guests. This week exemplifies that. This week we venture across the pond to Iceland, with Thordur Thordarson, the manager of the Icelandic Phallological Museum. We learn all about the early beginnings of the museum , it’s visitors from all over the world, and the collection. We also learn all about the filming of the documentary “The Final Member”. A really interesting interview. Have a listen.   We also talk about more terrible comedy shows, a zookeeper comic, Scott embarrassing himself, and we play a new game entitled, "You Don't Know Dick!"

  • #371-Devin Gordon

    23/08/2021 Duración: 01h28min

    A great show for Mets fans…and Mets haters….and possibly may discourage both of them too….yeah it weird but we’ll explain. This week author Devin Gordon talks to us about his new book “So Many Ways to Lose: The Amazin' True Story of the New York Mets--The Best Worst Team in Sports”. We delve into the history of the team, the weird stories of their ownership and name, historical WTF’s of the team, and the best holiday of all, Bobby Bonilla Day. A great chat with a true fan and great writer.   We also talk about the death of Fez Whatley, Patrice O'neal, and Mike's encounter with a shirtless man in a convenience store.  Have a listen!

  • #370-Dee Snider

    16/08/2021 Duración: 01h33min

    We are beyond excited to release today’s episode.   Metal legend, radio star, movie maker, Spongebob character…and now we find out if he can take it from our hosts. The amazingly entertaining Dee Snider comes on the show to promote his latest solo album, Leaving A Scar. We have an in depth discussion on his years of Twisted Sister, honest conversations on the revenues from music, reinventing his career with vocal acting, and a hilarious story of dinner with Marilyn Manson. An incredible artist and and a complete joy to talk with. A must listen.   We also talk about the Field of Dreams game, bad promotion nights in sports, and Scott's vacation.  Have a listen!

  • #369-Scott Seidenberg

    06/08/2021 Duración: 01h33min

    We are joined this week by Scott Seidenberg.  Scott is a fantastic sports radio host who has been heard on ESPN Radio, NBC Sports Radio, and on VSiN weekly.  Scott has climbed his way through the broadcasting world, from intern to producer, to on air talent.  Scott has great insights on the radio business, great sports gambling tips, and has a great sense of humor.  Unfortunately, he is also a New York Ranger fan.  Have a listen!   We also talk about an online beef Mike found himself in, a documentary about a penis museum, and a new network that we are on.  

  • #368-SZNS

    02/08/2021 Duración: 01h23min

    After a week off, we are back with 4 great guests at once.  We are joined by SZNS, the LA based pop quartet.  Winter, Spring, Summer, and Autumn join us to discuss the formation of their group, their writing process, and what makes them unique.  Make sure to check out their latest singles, "Build a Boy" and "Tequila w Lime" today! We also talk about Mike's godly abilities, another weird show Scott did, and Mike dealing with a magician during breakfast.  Have a listen!

  • #367-Porter Mcknight 2.0

    20/07/2021 Duración: 01h36min

    We are back with one of our favorite returning guests,  Porter McKnight of the massively successful heavy rock, metal band, Atreyu.  Porter is a really genuine and unique guy who is passionate about not just his music, but his photography.  We talk about how his time during the pandemic was spent, the new Atreyu album, and Porter's awesome photography project with fans called the "The Photo Odyssey.  Make sure to listen to Atreyu's new album, "Baptize" today.     We also talk about cold meat, a strange producer Scott is dealing with, a poorly cooked meal, and our personal eating habits.  Have a listen!

  • #366-Charlie Huhn

    12/07/2021 Duración: 01h34min

    This show continues to provide amazing experiences to talk to some of the most unique people.  Today, we are joined by Charlie Huhn, current frontman and guitarist or the long time rock band, Foghat.  Charlie has done it all, from his early beginnings with Ted Nugent, to his days with Humble Pie, and now over 20 years with Foghat.  Charlie was extremely kind, funny, and full of so much musical insight.  Foghat is set to celebrate their 50th anniversary as a band and release their latest live album, "8 Days on the Road".  Have a listen!  We also talk lots of nonsense, including Mike apparently being a god, middle aged women not able to behave at comedy shows, and we play a game where we learn about some amazing sports con artists.    

  • #365-Scott Tillema, Hostage Negotiator

    06/07/2021 Duración: 01h31min

    Now I know it has been a whole week since we’ve been with you, and your go through some emotions, but we have a guest here that’s here to talk you down. Scott Tillema has worked with Chicago police department and an FBI trained hostage negotiator. We discuss the road to doing negotiations and his reasoning to go into the field, the techniques in dealing with these situations, and his work now in teaching organizations how to use these technique principles to enhance their work. Scott was very informative and fun to speak with, so take a breather, let all the fans in the room free, and check out this interview.   We also talk about Cosby, a skeptical comic, and more.  Have a listen!

  • #364-Ryan Key

    28/06/2021 Duración: 01h27min

    The great guests continue to come. Today, we are joined by Ryan Key, former lead singer and frontman of the massively successful band, Yellowcard.  Ryan has done it all in music and continues to push himself with his new electronic project, Jedha.  We discussed all things writing, inspiration, starting over creatively, and pushing artistry to try new things. Check out Jedha now, and also tune in to see Ryan live  on Twitch every Monday through Friday from his studio.  What a great chat!   We also talk a whole lot of nonsense this week, such as taking kids to the beach, the need for dumb conversation, and the outrageousness of modern weddings.  Oh yea, and Mike's a pilgrim.    

  • #363-Kirby Chambliss 4.0

    24/06/2021 Duración: 01h14min

    After an epic week of interaction with the opera world, we are back with one of our favorite returning guests, Red Bull pilot, Kirby Chambliss.  We love bringing Kirby on every year or so to talk all things flying, new happenings in the world of Red Bull, and what ridiculous stunts Kirby is working on.  If you've never seen what Kirby does, simply type "Catch Kirby" into Youtube and sit back and enjoy.  Always a pleasure.   We also talk about our week with the Fantoine's, learn about other fanbases, and bore the audience with sports talk.  Have a listen!

  • #362-Jonathan Antoine

    14/06/2021 Duración: 01h15min

    We have a great one for you this week.  We are joined by classically trained tenor, Jonathan Antoine.  Jonathan exploded onto the music scene after his amazing performances on Britain's Got Talent, where he shared his amazing opera voice with the world.  Jonathan is a sweet, funny, down to earth guy.  We discussed all things opera, how opera can generate new audiences, how to practice opera, Jon's televison experience, and even share a story about Jon being stopped at an airport for being radioactive.  Go check out Jon's music today.   We also discuss doing comedy in a downpour, outdoor shows, and our thoughts on the new Marvel shows.  

  • #361-Dean Roland, Collective Soul

    07/06/2021 Duración: 01h20min

    This episode Shines... Ok, that was terrible, but this interview is not.  We are joined by the guitarist of long time rock band, Collective Soul, Dean Roland.  We talk all things music with Dean, along with staying creative during the pandemic, what goes into a large tour, playing Woodstock, and Collective Soul's new music.  Go check out Collective Soul's new music along with their upcoming tour with Styx. Have a listen!   We also have a very bizarre episode as we are recruited by a radio station in Mississippi or Luxenbourg,  we talk officiating a wedding, and a strange interaction with a coworker.  

  • #360-FrankMeyer, The Streetwalkin' Cheetahs

    01/06/2021 Duración: 01h27min

    Back again, with Frank Meyer, of the long time LA punk band, The Streetwalkin' Cheetahs.  The Cheetahs have been making music together for decades, but are finally returning with a new album entitled, "One More Drink" after 20 years.  Frank was a hilarious guy, with tons of great stories and music insight.  We discuss playing music in the pandemic, reuniting with the Cheetahs, drinking, and even learn about Frank playing music from Schoolhouse Rock.  Go check out the new album today!   We also talk about cheating on tests, an odd facebook post from Burlew 12 years ago, and Burlew tries to track down the key witness to his volleyball fart.

  • #359-Dr. Mark Nelson

    24/05/2021 Duración: 01h21min

    As most of us are finally getting to go out and experience the world again, we decided to chat with someone who volunteered to lock himself away for multiple years. Dr Mark Nelson joins us to talk about the Biosphere 2 project that had eight scientists living in an enclosed environment for two years. We dive into the environmental study, the work put into constructing the dome, and thoughts looking back on the project.....and the Paulie Shore movie. You can read more by reading Mark’s book, Pushing Our Limits : Insights from Biosphere 2, after you check out our interview.   We also talk about upcoming shows, wedding officiating, old school snacks, and Burlew's cakes being shut down.  Have a listen!

  • #358-Jason Forthofer

    17/05/2021 Duración: 01h50min

    A couple of inspirational quotes to get you in the mood for today’s episode. “People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes” Pauline Phillips “FIRE!!!! FIRE!!! FIRE!!!” Beavis Today we speak with Jason Forthofer, who does scientific research and study on the spread of wild land fires for the US Forest Service. We pick Jason’s brain on the work he does on tracking fire patterns, the dangers he and his fellow firefighters face, explain what a “fire tornado” is, and even the politics of natural disasters. We dive into the seriousness of these phenomena’s, and then did are usual thing asking about his bonfire skills and best Hollywood movies.   We also talk about a bar fight league, a story about Scott's truck rolling down a hill, and play a game involving some amazing mothers.

  • #357- Greatest Hits-John Walsh, Marc Summers

    10/05/2021 Duración: 01h21min

    This week, we decided to revisit 2 of our favorite interviews done on the show over the years, a greatest hits podcast if you will.  We take a look back at our interview with America's Most Wanted's John Walsh, and his son Callahan.  Then we also go back and check out our time with Double Dare and the Food Network's, Marc Summers.  Have a listen!

  • #356-Maia Sharp

    03/05/2021 Duración: 01h32min

    We are back with another amazing musician on the cast.  Known for writing tracks for the likes of Bonnie Raitt, Lisa Loeb, Trisha Yearwood, and Art Garfunkel, Maia Sharp joins us to chat about music, her writing style, and to share songs from her upcoming solo album, Mercy Rising. Maia provided a great interview, and even played us a few songs.  Go check out the album on May 7th!     We also talk about being to old to to trick or treat, some classy fart stories, and what celebrities we could box.  Have a listen!      

  • #355-Joe Bob Briggs

    26/04/2021 Duración: 01h43min

    Drive in totals for tonight’s episode “No dead bodies. One special guest. Two awkward hosts, 30 minute conversation. No breasts. Probably some aardvarking with one host in an old bed. Stupid talk-fu. Dehumidifier-fu. 5 stars. Check out this podcast”. Tonight we chat with movie host and film critic Joe Bob Briggs. We discuss his career with his love of B-Movies, to building the persona of Joe Bob in print, to moving the character on TV and to stage. We discuss the horror genre, the move from movie hosts on television, and why he never won a cable Ace award. Tune in to season 3 of The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs on Shudder after you enjoy this interview.    

  • #354-George Vidovic

    19/04/2021 Duración: 01h21min

    This week, we dive into the world of Python racing, with builder, racer, and car guru, George Vidovic.  George is a great character, filled with unique stories, passion for cars, and a great sense of humor.  We learn all about George's journey to America, the evolution of his business, and some great stories from his time racing.  Have a listen!   We also talk about eating exotic meats, our first cars, and more.  Check it out.

  • #353-Brent Terhune

    13/04/2021 Duración: 01h40min

    A guest for all to enjoy....with the possible exception of people in Buffalo outfits storming the capital. We chat with comedian Brent Terhune, who’s video “My Boat Sank in Lake Travis” went viral with over 7 million views. We discuss the surprise of the popularity, his character dubbed “The Redneck Y’all Love to Hate”, and needing to keep up with the news. We also discuss his comedy upbringing, the plights of standup during the pandemic, and congratulate him on joining the long list of redhead, bearded Verbal Shenanigans guests.   We also talk about Burlew's 400th trip to Disney, pyramid schemes on facebook, and more!  Have a listen.    

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