June 16th, 2021 | 1 hr 29 mins
episode 73, family, rob pennington, why did we ever meet
Such an awesome guest this week! Rob Pennington is well known to so many punk rock and hardcore kids from the mid 90's to the early 00's. This is a wonderful conversation with an even more wonderful human being. You're all gonna love this one!
June 9th, 2021 | 1 hr 57 secs
15th anniversary, episode 72, family, why did we ever meet
Mom & Dad celebrated 15 years of marriage last week. So, we share some of the things we've learned after being together for nearly 20 years. Life, relationships, having a family...this shit is hard. Do life with someone who makes you laugh.
June 2nd, 2021 | 1 hr 31 mins
adam marino, attempt survivors, episode 71, errortype:11, family, god fires man, instruction, saetia, why did we ever meet
This week's guest totes quite a resume of influential bands. As a member of Saetia & Errortype:11, you'd think that's enough to cement a legacy. Add Instruction & God Fires Man to the mix... you've got someone with stories to tell. Adam Marino had an incredible journey through music.
May 26th, 2021 | 1 hr 8 mins
allen club, episode 70, family, why did we ever meet
Absolute madness in the Allen house results in THIS EPISODE!!! From the start, we're off course and trying to save this plane from careening into the side of a mountain...do we pull it off? Guess you'll have to listen and find out.
May 19th, 2021 | 1 hr 27 mins
episode 69, family, why did we ever meet
This week's episode is a special one as it's someone from Wes's past! Joseph Grillo has been a fixture in post-hardcore/emo/punk rock for several years. His band Garrison left an indelible mark on the emo wave of the late 90's-early 00's through a series of incredible releases and their own distinct sound.
May 12th, 2021 | 43 mins 25 secs
episode 68, family, why did we ever meet
No 2 ways about it. This weekend was doozy! What started out as a gas leak detected in front of the house ended in eating pizza 3 days in a row. That doesn't make sense in writing, but it will when you listen. Hope you're all hanging in there & loving yourselves!
May 5th, 2021 | 1 hr 16 mins
allen club, episode 67, family, why did we ever meet
Mom & Dad are back in the saddle again. As life continues to whiz by, they try to make sense of it all. We talk about the toll the pandemic has taken on kids, fighting with mental health & how a cartoon helped Wes realize some things he needed to fix in his relationship with his family.
April 28th, 2021 | 1 hr 51 mins
episode 66, family, marty and sarah, why did we ever meet
HEEEEY BUDDIES!!!! We've got a WONDERFUL episode because we have WONDERFUL guests. This week, you get to sit in on our "catching up with friends" Zoom session where we're joined by Sarah Shockey & Marty DeRosa.
April 21st, 2021 | 1 hr 34 mins
episode 65, family, jeff caudill, why did we ever meet
We've got another fun interview episode for you guys-and it's a solo Wes episode (sorry, to Ashley fans). This week, I am joined by Jeff Caudill. Many of you are familiar with him as the frontman of the massively influential band Gameface, but Jeff's musical career has been active well beyond them.
April 14th, 2021 | 1 hr 10 mins
episode 64, family, why did we ever meet
Mom & Dad are back to business this week! It's been a while since you've heard from just us, and let's be honest...we missed ya'!
April 7th, 2021 | 2 hrs 39 mins
episode 63, family, why did we ever meet
Our guests this week are known to many as the hosts of This Ends At Prom, but in this house? They're known as Aunt BJ & Aunt Harmony. We've often mentioned one another on our respective podcasts because we're supporters of one another. But also because we truly are family!
April 1st, 2021 | 2 hrs 9 mins
april fools, family, part b, why did we ever meet
FOOLED YOU! Daniel and Bonesaw take a trip down memory lane on this super-sized, two-part episode of Why Did We Ever Meet?! It's Part B, and we're getting drunker!
April 1st, 2021 | 2 hrs 6 mins
allen club, april fools, family, why did we ever meet
FOOLED YOU! Daniel and Bonesaw take a trip down memory lane on this super-sized, two-part episode of Why Did We Ever Meet?!
March 31st, 2021 | 2 hrs 50 mins
episode 62, family, why did we ever meet
Our guests this week are Jen Joyce and Lars Laing-Peterson. This couple has a lot in common with your hosts: One extrovert, one not so much. Jen is known to many on TikTok as knitpurl where she's created her own special community of tattooed knitters, crocheters, and all things maker.
March 24th, 2021 | 2 hrs 23 mins
episode 61, family, why did we ever meet
This week's guest, Jonah Matranga, is a crucial part of the emo & post-hardcore scene that shaped an entire generation of music. His band Far has an influence still being felt today. But, much like his music, there's far more to Jonah.
March 17th, 2021 | 2 hrs 2 mins
episode 60, family, why did we ever meet
The 60th episode calls for a landmark guest...and baby, do we have a landmark guest for YOU! Andre Gower is known to SO MANY of us as Sean, leader of the gang in the cult hit The Monster Squad.