Episode Archive

123 episodes of Why Did We Ever Meet? since the first episode, which aired on January 22nd, 2020.

  • Cryin' For Katch

    January 26th, 2022  |  53 mins 49 secs
    episode 103, family, why did we ever meet

    Winter storms! Binging Servant on Apple TV! GCW PPV! Rambling and sidetracking! It's all here...

  • And I Will DIE on That Hill!

    January 19th, 2022  |  1 hr 1 min
    episode 102, family, why did we ever meet

    We follow up the flu with fun! GCW: Most Notorious recap, The Tragedy of Macbeth, Encanto, and a bunch of other chaotic stuff. Enjoy!

  • *Influenza Has Entered The Chat*

    January 13th, 2022  |  39 mins 21 secs
    episode 101, family, why did we ever meet

    What is life without roadblocks, right? We've got a short, high powered episode for you. And...you get an ol' fan favorite-Dad rants about how much he hates conservatives & the religious right. Worth the price of admission alone. We also discussing the upcoming GCW show we're attending on Friday. Crammed a lot of chat into a little episode. Enjoy!

  • Hundredversary!

    January 5th, 2022  |  58 mins 43 secs
    episode 100, family, why did we ever meet

    It's our 100th episode! WHAAAA??!!! Hope you also enjoy our new theme song courtesy of our dear friend Kevin Aldridge. We're honored he did this for us. He's the absolute best. Pay him money. We love all of YOU, too. Thanks for being with us.

  • The Ballad of Spaghetti...

    December 30th, 2021  |  1 hr 7 mins
    episode 99, family, why did we ever meet

    Last show of the year. Wish we could tell you the holidays were good. But, we lost a family member in the form of Spaghetti the Hedgehog. Not to fear, we're coping with healthy methods. We try to talk about the good things of the year we wish had never occurred. AND we have a surprise guest in the form of our nephew! Hope you all had a safe holiday!

  • Trying Not To Be A Grinch

    December 22nd, 2021  |  1 hr 24 mins
    episode 98, family, why did we ever meet

    In the home stretch of the holidays...let's shake those grumpy vibes together. We talk about theatrical experiences, vomiting preschoolers, Benedetta, blocking out childhood memories...and more chaos! We wish you all the warmest of holiday greetings and thank you for the support.

  • The Day That Shouldn't Have Been

    December 15th, 2021  |  58 mins 4 secs
    episode 97, family, why did we ever meet

    The holidays are rough. Today is rough. Let's get candid about it & discuss the small things that lead us careening into anger, frustration, and irrational behavior...but make it FUUUUUN!

  • Weekend At Barfy's

    December 8th, 2021  |  55 mins 42 secs
    episode 96, family, why did we ever meet

    Houseful of teenagers for Cash's birthday...Ash goes down hard with food poisoning...will Wes survive on his own?? Listen in to find out!

  • Family + Trauma = Holidays

    December 1st, 2021  |  1 hr 7 mins
    episode 95, family, why did we ever meet

    The holidays are upon us and that can only mean one thing...people are stressed out. Well, so are our faithful hosts and they talk about it. The gang is with you and we'll all get through this together. Oh, and lots of movie talk! We're back!

  • Jim Keck Howes (Oscar Bait/Cobra Pit)

    November 17th, 2021  |  58 mins 12 secs
    episode 94, family, jim howes, why did we ever meet

    This is one of those fun interviews where you can hear 2 people becoming friends in real time. Jim Howes is an incredible musician & artist. As a member of a collective of musicians running the roads between Chicago & Toledo, Jim and our dear ol' host have lots of things and friends in common. The conversation runs the gamut from Samiam love to sobriety to reverence for Toledo's one true rock star, Matt Truman.

  • Spaghetti The Hedgehog

    November 10th, 2021  |  1 hr 8 mins
    episode 93, family, why did we ever meet

    Mom & Dad have returned! As exhaustion begins to subside, things are slowly getting back to normal. Movies are discussed: Lamb, Dune, and The Great Yokai War. TV is discussed: What We Do In The Shadows & Chucky. AAAAND we preview this weekend's AEW Full Gear.

  • Life Is Dope

    November 4th, 2021  |  56 mins 50 secs
    episode 92, family, why did we ever meet

    TW: Discussions on mental health, suicide The purpose of this show was to give you a glimpse into our life and always be open & transparent with what our family is going through. With that spirit in mind, Cash is here to tell you his story about his recent stay in a crisis care unit.

  • Ryan Shelkett (Cross My Heart, Liars Academy)

    October 20th, 2021  |  1 hr 8 mins
    episode 91, family, ryan shelkett, why did we ever meet

    We're very excited to be sharing this episode with everyone. Cross My Heart's emergence in late 90's post-hardcore/emo scene was a part of wave of incredible bands that would shape punk, indie, and hardcore over the next 2 decades. As a part of the powerhouse Deep Elm Records roster, Cross My Heart would carve a path that made them beloved to fans the world over.

  • Bye, Poop

    October 13th, 2021  |  1 hr 19 mins
    episode 90, family, why did we ever meet

    Mom & Dad go deep into the frustrations of raising a teenager and trying not to screw up. We also talk horror movies, Danielson vs. Suzuki, mental health check-ins, overreacting to seasonal allergies, and a buncha other shit. Enjoy!

  • Work, Bitch

    October 6th, 2021  |  1 hr 1 min
    episode 89, family, why did we ever meet

    Mom & Dad are back. Horror movies! Homecoming dances! Free Britney! Mental health checks! It's all here!

  • Jeff Smith (Jeromes Dream)

    September 29th, 2021  |  1 hr 47 mins
    episode 88, family, jeff smith, jeromes dream, why did we ever meet

    Jeromes Dream return serves as a reminder of how much impact that band had on post-hardcore as it stretched the boundaries & perceptions of punk fans. We speak with Jeff Smith about his band's influence/legacy within punk & hardcore and where such intense music is birthed from.