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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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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
Mar 11, 2017

It's the second anniversary of "If You're Like Me," and we are here to celebrate. 

  • Herk Harvey's lost film
  • Cannon update
  • The Fugitive
  • Perry Mason
  • Doug Lewelyn's upper lip
  • Tom Skerrit's moustache
  • Robert Osborne
  • Judge Wapner
  • Judge Rome passes verdicts
  • The River of dreams

Here's to many more years to come!

Feb 26, 2017

In this episode we discuss:

  • Rome's brush with death
  • Sweet home Alabama
  • Alabama house of Turkey
  • Cannon season 2
  • Selecting music for a family slideshow
  • Joel's trip to the Grand Canyon
  • Scatology
  • The great Ohio skunk infestation
  • Ohio drivers vs. South Carolina drivers
  • Attack of the Crab Monsters with Russel Johnson
  • Gilligan's Island
  • Magnificent Seven (2016)
  • The Fugitive
  • Thunderstruck by Erik Larson
  • RIP Jamie Fox
Jan 21, 2017

It's our inaugural episode of 2017. Since the Russians are now back as the villains in our news, we talk about our favorite Russian spies and villains. See if yours is on our list. Other topics in this week's episode:

  • Farm Boy
  • Cannon
  • Columbo
  • The Bandwagon show
  • Big Joe Polka Show
  • Rome hates half pint
  • Crying and hugging
  • SMERSH vs SPECTRE
  • If we were Darth Vader
  • The value of being the family archivist
Dec 26, 2016

Whether you are listening to this episode on Christmas Day (observed), Boxing Day (In Canada), or Proclamation Day, we wish you a very happy holiday, and on this episode, we present the traditional holiday greeting for your holiday.

We also discuss highlights in books and movies from this year (or which were new to us this year), and somehow get to a discussion of what happens if Superman sneezes.

So stoke up the yule log (just not too much, unless you are celebrating Russian Emergency Rescuer Day), grab a steaming cup of cider, and have a great holiday, whatever that holiday may be.

Dec 4, 2016

We are back at Due South Coffee Roasters for another Americola fueled episode.

In this episode:

  • Mayonnaise debate
  • Joel finally finishes his Smallcreep assignment
  • Joel runs Rome's favorite Christmas movie, A Christmas Carol with not so Tiny Tim
  • We perform the annual recitation of the miracle of the Christmas Cream Cheese
  • Notable deaths give us an excuse to talk about some of our favorite Twilight Zone episodes, including Obsolete Man and The Mirror.
  • The Genesis reunion, sponsored by Polygrip
Nov 20, 2016

Episode 51 is live from Due South Coffee at the Taylors Mill in Taylors SC. It's our annual Thanksgiving episode, and as we sip our Americolas, this is what we talked about:

  • What we are thankful for
  • The sadistic Publix holiday commercials
  • Turkey, and why does anyone eat it
  • The new McGyver
  • Celebrity deaths (The master is not pleased)
  • Election craziness
  • Dracula and what does he have to do with PBS's Rick Steves

Thank you for listening, and enjoy your turkey

Nov 1, 2016

Joel is under the weather, so Rome shares a selection from the first Frank Cannon novel, Murder By Gemini.

Oct 11, 2016

In this episode:

  • Assembling Ikea furniture
  • Politics
  • Clickbait
  • Richard D. Trentlage
  • Jingles
  • Vincent Price
  • Kenny Roger's retirement
  • Oxygen is gettign depleted
  • Colossus and the Crab
  • Slim Whitman
  • The Sewell Family Vacation
Oct 1, 2016

In this episode:

  • Candy corn: what is it
  • Circus peanuts
  • Pumpkin spice everything
  • Rome's bad week
  • San Francisco
  • iOS 10 and Joel's favorite feature
  • Chuck Conners shoots somebody
  • Shark Tank
  • Bill Bixby's pants
  • Lowe's Foods calls batman
  • Cliff Hangers
Sep 12, 2016

On Labor Day 2016, Rome Maynard's house was hit with a vicious BizarroPorch attack. If you or anyone you know have any information leading to the apprehension of the perpetrators, email rome@ifyourelike.me.

Additional topics in this episode:

  • Creepy clowns and how to avoid them
  • Apples, and why Rome hates them
  • Old guy glass
  • Mark Hamill's unforgettable role as Farm Boy
  • Canoeing adventures
  • The Cannon literary cannon
  • Bailey's Beansicles
  • Celebrity deaths you may not have heard of
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