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If You're Like Me

A podcast about our areas of expertise. Kojak, Cannon, PhilCollinology, Shake Hands With Danger, Metropolis, and stuff that bugs the crap out of Rome Maynard
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May 5, 2018

Heath returns from his trip to California, and he fills us in on his thrilling experiences.

Other topics discussed in this episode:

  • Uber adventures
  • Abba reunion
  • Avengers smash all records
  • Rome explains the infinity stones
  • Book reviews and recommendations
  • Probably the only discussion you will ever hear about Leo Tolstoy and NASCAR
  • Short celebrity death log

 

 

Apr 21, 2018

Rome Maynard is on assignment this week, so Heath and Joel do the best that they can to carry on. We recount some little known Rome Maynard facts, and discuss a large number of celebrity deaths, California, Denver, pollen tumbleweeds, and springtime.

Apr 7, 2018

This week we are without Heath Florkey, but we remember him by recounting some little known Heath Florkey facts that will entertain and amaze you.

Other topics in this episode:

  • Rainy Days
  • Cincinnati spring break
  • Ohio drivers
  • Should Maryl Streep play Princess Leia?
  • Rome's 20th anniversary
  • YouTube and the devolution of entertainment
  • King Syndrome
  • Book Recommendations
Mar 10, 2018

This is a special third anniversary episode of If You're Like Me, with special guest star Scott Barr. We tell the story of how If You're Like Me came to be, and discuss the following topics:

  • Daylight saving time
  • Listener Mail
  • The portrayal of small town people in movies
  • Impostor syndrome
  • Notable celebrity deaths
  • Update from Seattle
  • Portsmouth Update

 

Feb 11, 2018

It's a busy week on If You're Like Me:

  • Listener mail
  • Joel's 20th Anniversary
  • Tom Hanks to play Mr. Rogers
  • Captain Kangaroo's bad dental hygiene advice
  • Florkey Stovegate 2018
  • "The Revenge of Analog" by David Sax 
  • Resale Value of physical media
  • Cannon Season 3 recap: How could they miss?
  • Celebrity deaths

 

Jan 28, 2018

Topics in this episode:

  • Celebrity flutist deaths
  • Kidney stones 
  • Heath responds to anti-juicing press
  • Windows 10 won't let us have a clean restart
  • Why Joel is annoyed by Anthony Bourdain
  • Celebrities who think they can sing
  • HGTV
  • Predictions for the big game
Jan 13, 2018

It’s 2018 and time for our latest episode. This week we are joined by embalming expert Heath Florkey.

  • Welcome to 2018
  • Highlights from the holidays
  • Heath’s high powered juicer
  • Live update from the Ohio Snowpocalypse
  • Recommendations for de-stressing
  • Death update
  • Game Shows
  • Rome reviews “Murder by Gemini”
  • Joel reviews the Fugitive
Nov 25, 2017

This is an expert packed episode. Joining Joel and Rome are Jonathan Hyde, HR expert, and Jeff Fossett, cybersecurity expert.

Topics discussed in this episode:

  • Upcoming Fossett wedding
  • Punch
  • Andy Griffith Show
  • Christmas lights, and things for which they should have training classes
  • Jeff's world famous key lime pie
  • Leaf blowing
  • Movies that are better than their books
  • Charlotte Douglas Airport and R&R
  • How to get a row to yourself on Southwest Airlines
  • Why are some songs considered Christmas songs?

 

 

 

 

Nov 11, 2017

This episode is our third annual Thanksgiving episode, and this week we are joined by nationally acclaimed embalming expert Heath Florkey. Heath joins us as our official death expert, and we debut Heath's podcast obituary.

Other topics discussed:

  • What we are thankful for
  • Kmart music
  • Things that people around the world have given Joel
  • Vegemite
  • Australian Monopoly
  • Book updates
  • stuffing
  • Baby Driver
  • What to do if you suspect a friend is invisible
  • Raisins

We hope you all have a great Thanksgiving.

Oct 30, 2017

Welcome to our Halloween episode! Dust off the circus peanuts and corn shaped wax “candy” and enjoy the latest episode of “If You’re Like Me.”

Topics discussed on this episode:

  • Rome’s trip to Baltimore
  • Edgar Allen Poe
  • Celebrity deaths
  • Halloween and the dusting of the circus peanuts
  • Smarties
  • Candy Corn
  • Motivating yourself to finish long books
  • Book updates
  • Business opportunities
  • The ten commandments of chocolate chips
  • Year round shorts in the winter
  • Biggest ball of twine
  • City of Lindstrom
  • Pickled food
  • Joel’s cousin Matt Lauer
  • Parades
Oct 15, 2017

In this episode we are joined by cybersecurity expert Jeff Fossett and walking horse expert Holly Flemming. They join us to celebrate Rome Maynard’s cumpleaños and announce that If You’re Like Me is the official podcast of #HollyJollyWedding.

  • Feliz cumpleaños Rome
  • Auctioneering
  • Rome completes the Cannon book Cannon
  • “I am amazing at shuffleboard” – Jeff Fossett
  • Concerts
  • The day Holly met Johnny Cash
  • You can line dance to any song
  • What is a walking horse?
  • Jeff, like Phil Collins, can’t dance
  • Parental Miranda rights
  • The Brady Bunch
  • Circus peanuts
  • Holly’s Mayonaisse recipe
  • Container security and certificate pinning
  • Wedding registration
Oct 7, 2017

It's fall in the US, and that means two things: Rome Maynard's birthmonth and the return of the pumpkin spiced everything. Today we have a fun conversation about:

  • Large spiders
  • Spider movies
  • It's really allspice and nutmeg
  • Pumpkin pie, aka "baby food on a crust"
  • How could they miss?
  • The Voyager golden record

 

Sep 10, 2017

Welcome to another episode of Rome Maynard: On call. This week we have dying country music singers, Ohio city signs, and a discussion of why cities that end in "-ville" nickname themselves "vegas."

Other topics discussed in this episode:

  • Musicians that Joel sees in concert are dying
  • Joel review of Jason Isbell concert in Akron, OH
  • Ohio town signs
  • Rome Maynard for Lt. Gov.
  • Rome's trip to Ohucky
  • Knoxville sunsphere
  • Why do towns that end in -ville nickname themselves "vegas?"
  • Larry update
  • Parenting advice: should I let my child get a snake?
  • Cannon update--how could they miss?
  • Who likes red delicious apples?
Aug 27, 2017

In this episode we celebrate Jeff Fossett's recent engagement, and we give him advice about wedding planning and music for the ceremony.

Other topics featured in this episode:

  • Group participation Messiah sing-along wedding
  • Eclipses and why Jeff hates them
  • Jeff Fossett's celbritydoppelgangers
  • Rome's time prank
  • Work pranks
  • Notable deaths
  • Cannon and the recurring theme
  • Why you should put pebbles on your car hood (and other places)
  • Travels to the Harris family compound
  • Joel's famous relatives
Aug 6, 2017

This week we are preparing for our upcoming total solar eclipse. If you're like us, you will protect your vision during the eclipse, and listen to this exciting episode. Some of the topics discussed on this episode:

  • Joel's business idea
  • Notable deaths: June Foray and Martin Landau
  • Rome's rifling problem
  • Amazon item of the week
  • Larry update
  • The highlight of Rome's summer
  • Duct tape
  • Kojak, the lp
  • Inventorying collections
  • Rome's non-NASCAR trip to Bristol
  • Office supply stores
  • Bluetooth cell phone headsets
  • CVS receipts

If bad guys should come to your town, just call Rome the rifleman. He doesn't have a rifle, but he will rifle through your desk drawers.

Jul 9, 2017

In this episode, we are glad to have cybersecurity expert Jeff Fossett back to help us be more secure. Topics discussed on this episode:

  • What were our first orders on Amazon
  • Rome's Herculean system upgrades
  • Lindstrom Trip to Seattle
  • Network Engineers party like it's 1996
  • Jeff and joel celebrate their one year friendiversary
  • Jeff explains why he is a NASCAR fan
  • Fast food
  • Southern accents
Jul 9, 2017

In this episode, we are glad to have cybersecurity expert Jeff Fossett back to help us be more secure. Topics discussed on this episode:

  • What were our first orders on Amazon
  • Rome's Herculean system upgrades
  • Lindstrom Trip to Seattle
  • Network Engineers party like it's 1996
  • Jeff and joel celebrate their one year friendiversary
  • Jeff explains why he is a NASCAR fan
  • Fast food
  • Southern accents
Jun 24, 2017

In dieser episode von "Fünf Minuten Kanone" ruft ein Psychopath Frank und Cannon an, um ihn davon abzuhalten, wieder zu töten, weil er sich nicht aufhalten kann. Wird Frank Cannon ihn aufhalten, bevor er wieder tötet?

Jun 19, 2017

In this episode of "Five Minute Cannon," A psychopath calls and hires Cannon to stop him from killing again because he can't stop himself. Will Frank Cannon stop him before he kills again?

May 28, 2017

This week we are joined by cybersecurity expert Jeff Fossett and an occasionally barking dog to discuss cybersecurity--what does the WannaCry ransomware attack mean and what does Jeff do to protect himself online? While he's here, he offers a spirited defense of his favorite band, Yellowcard.

Other topics discussed in this episode:

  • What are the best hacking/cybersecurity movies?
  • What is the #moonroofselfiemovement?
  • Hipster glasses
  • Santo movies
  • How to psych yourself up for conference calls
May 15, 2017

In celebration of Quinn Martin's 95th birthday, we present an extended episode of Five Minute Cannon: Country Blues. With Clu Gulager, Diane Varsi, Joan Van Ark, David Huddleston, Ford Rainey as Farm Man, and Mark Hammil as Farm Boy.

May 7, 2017

In this week's episode, Joel hits a milestone by finally finding a hat the fits him, and we review our plans for future "Five Minute Cannon" episode.

Additional topics in this episode:

  • What we're listening to: Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors Souvenier
  • What we're watching: return of MST3k and "Batman and Bill"
  • Fidget Spinners
  • Rome's latest pranks for Larry
  • We observe a very special five year anniversary

 

Apr 22, 2017

If You're Like Me proudly presents a new feature: Five Minute Cannon. You have a busy life, all you can find is five minutes. Well why not fill that five minutes with a recap of a thrilling episode of Cannon? 

In this episode, Barry Nelson, Lou Frizzel, and uncredited guest star Shelley Duval. 

Apr 8, 2017

In this episode:

  • Famous deaths in the month of March
  • Chuck Berry
  • Chuck Barris
  • Gameshows
  • Cannon's fatal flaw
  • Perry Mason vs. Ben Matlock
  • Dean Hargrove, and his responsibility for what Rome loves and hates
Apr 2, 2017

In this episode:

  • The Atlanta Interstate Collapse of 2017
  • It's April Fool's Day Charlie Brown
  • The great hail storm
  • RIP Honda Odyssey
  • Performance reviews
  • Confused protestors in downtown Greenville
  • What are we going to do when the robots steal our jobs?
  • Amazon recommendations
  • Rome's anniversary
  • Old guy update
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