FOTS 38 Ben @benicus_rex and the Robots

Friends of the Show Episode 38 with Ben @benicus_rex

“Therefore / We now ask you, the actors / Of our time – a time of changes and of boundless mastery / Of all nature, even men’s own – at last / To change yourselves and show us mankind’s world / As it really is: made by men and open to their improvements.” – Bertolt Brecht, “Address to Danish Working-Class Actors”

Ben is a very nice and fun Twitter cat, whom love being online! Ben really loves animals and is very smart judging by the PhD and the dissertation that I tried to read! He is a great caption guy, many of his tweets are fun pix w great captions. Very happy to have him join me for this very special MORNING EPISODE of Friends of the Show, welcome Ben!

History of Ben – tell us about yourself, I need all the background up to the story, anything that would help us get to know you- then we will get to the PhD dissertation at the end of the show.

Ben’s Story: THE CHALLENGE MEAL

The Tweets!

Ben’s Tweets:

My Pick:

Ben’s Picks:

Questions from Twitter:
FIRST – From previous week’s guest @Dave_Cactus: If you were in a car, driving the speed of light – and you turned on your headlights, would anything happen?

From FOTS numero uno JESSOKFINE!

From FOTS Timmy!

From Thomas Brendel

From LLAMA IN A TUX

From BEN (BUN)

VERY SPECIAL WRITE IN Question from TOM @trojansauce

1- Who the hell do you think you are?
2- Mackerel or Haddock?

Finally, From RADS!

FOTS 37 @Dave_Cactus and the sign

Friends of the Show Episode 37 with Dave @Dave_Cactus!

“Who controls the past
Controls the future
Who controls the present
Controls the past”

Oceania Tis for Thee

What can we say about Dave Cactus? A Truly nice and great person whom loves to joke online. This guy does it all and is a great friend to many of us in the twitter joke community. In his hometown he is a legend and they have painted a gigantic mural of Dave to commemorate his greatness, I am so very happy to be talking to him today welcome Dave!

Dave’s background: Was a huge money millionaire during the tech boom, owns classic cars, lives a life of pure luxury and jokes online.

Dave’s Story: Dave Barry Burned Me!

Dave’s Tweets:

MY Pick:

Dave’s Picks:
“I’d love to reenact this tweet if I could ever find a big enough vat, and some way to simulate the mashed potatoes so I don’t ruin a large amount of food.”

“This Rob Elliott tweet is, of course, a classic. Ever since I took the sign to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, imitators have popped up everywhere”

Questions from Twitter:

Question from Dave for Next Guest:

Final Segment – Makin’ Friends with Dave Cactus:

FOTS 35 @SteveVsNinjas the outdoorsman adventurer

Friends of the Show episode 35 with @SteveVSNinjas

“Later, he was to decide that Andrew’s life had been fractally weird. That is, you could take any small piece of it and examine it in detail and it, in and of itself, would turn out to be just as complicated and weird as the whole thing in its entirety.”
― Neal Stephenson, Cryptonomicon

Steve is a very funny and nice Twitterer and is pals with all the cool people online. I love a good name sake on the podcast even if he spells it incorrectly.

Steve’s Story: Never Trust an Optimistic Mountaineer
My friend Glenn is a super positive person, but when I go climbing with him, when things go wrong, his never give up attitude leads us to trouble, like the first time, when we went climbing at Smith Rock State Park.

Talking Twitter:

Ask a question for next weeks guest: “If you could go anyplace and live there for ONE YEAR, where would that be and why”

Steve’s Tweets:

My pick:

Steve’s Picks:

Questions from Twitter:

About the Ninjas:

Thanks so much to Steve for joining me this week!

Tune in next week for another episode!

FOTS 34 @IsabelZawtun Fashionably fun

Friends of the Show Episode 34 with Isabel @IsabelZawtun

“No me dejen morir así, digan que dije algo” – Pancho Villa
(Do not let me die like this. Tell them I said something.)

Very interesting and cool life story so far
Cool Artwork and drawing tweets
Badboy_Bacon @Badboy_Bacon @Markydoodoo
Cool fashion n comedy – ‘Hack Couture’ show in Toronto
Check out her NEW BOOK Kafka For Children

Isabel’s Story: “My First Kiss; or, How To Deal with Blackmail”
when I was in kindergarten I kissed a boy then immediately regretted it (as one does) and years later he tried to use that dark secret against me

Isabel’s Tweets:

Isabel’s Picks:

Questions from Twitter:

Link to Isabel’s Redbubble page: check it out!

FOTS 31 @NamestartswithZ and the Torn conspiracy

Friends of the show Episode 31 with Zach @NamestartswithZ

“Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today, it’s already tomorrow in Australia” -Charles Schulz

Zach is a very cool young fun dude who does funny tweets online and is a good guy! I am very happy to have him joining me this week.

Zach’s Story: The Teleporting Russian Sketch Artist

Zach’s Tweet

SKINNER PICKS:

Zach’s Picks:

AND THIS

AND THIS!

Questions from Twitter

Neighbor Ron Segment!

NEW! MYSTERY SEGMENT: The TRUE Meaning behind Natalie Imbruglia’s song ‘Torn’

And that’s what’s going on

Thanks so much to Zach for joining me this week!

FOTS 30 @AndrewNadeau0 vs the attic

Friends of the Show Episode 30 with Andrew Nadeau @AndrewNadeau0

“If you’re dumb, surround yourself with smart people. If you’re smart, surround yourself with smart people who disagree with you.” – Aaron Sorkin (on his show Sports Night)

Andrew is an exceptionally funny tweeter and person! Currently out of Chicago, one of the funnier cities in the USA, he always is posting great tweets, getting featured in all the good lists and getting quote RT’d by all kinds of celebs!

Andrew’s Story – The Time I Fell Through My Attic, Or: I Flirted Terribly in an Emergency Helicopter

Bonus Story – Bad Camping and Bed Bugs

Andrew’s Tweets

Andrew’s Picks

Questions from Twitter
From Maddy @FeelingEuphoric

From LAAHMUH in a tux

From Caitlin

From FOTS Timmy Toes!

From FOTS KEvin @panmidwest

From YAB CAT @ohen39
How are you this funny? Can you prove that there aren’t three different groups of talented writers behind your account?

Thanks so much to Andrew for joining me this week!

FOTS 29 @maisonshouting and badass needlepoint

Friends of the Show episode 29 with Maison Piedfort @Maisonshouting

“I get up. I walk. I fall down. Meanwhile, I keep dancing.” — Daniel Hillel

Maison is a talented and funny writer and artist, dabbling in many forms of media and doing lots of very fun things, you can check out all her writing and what not at maisonwithapen.com very cool needlepoint things too! Obliged to mention she was also a guest on Making Friends with Mark Magark check it out!

Maison’s Story – That time a hot doctor gave me a surprise pelvic exam.

Maison’s Tweets

Maison’s Picks

Questions from Twitter

Check out Maisons needlepoint Etsy Store

Shoutout to @catstronomical and check out her episode of the podcast!

Thanks so much to Maison for joining me this week!

FOTS 27 @panmidwest is very nice indeed

Friends of the Show episode 27 with Kevin @panmidwest!

“One doesn’t realize in early life that the price of freedom is loneliness. To be happy is to be tied.”
-C.S. Lewis in The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume 3: Narnia, Cambridge, and Joy

Kevin is a very funny twitter fellow and nice person! He burst on to the scene about a year ago and has been killing it, just great stuff all the time. He does a regular tweet call Mustache Mondays, we’ll get into why the ‘stache is a key part of the panmidwest brand later. Welcome Kevin!

Kevin’s Story
1. Hitchhiking in Zambia at Midnight — my friend got malaria and was hospitalized so we wanted to make sure he had someone stay with him overnight in the hospital. Finding our way there was a challenge.

2. I never expected to be tear gassed — relaxing at a cafe in Podgorica, Montenegro on a Saturday was suddenly interrupted by tear gas.

3. “Theresa” — when my neighbor broke up with her boyfriend, my roommate and i had to help her keep him away. until we realized she was stretching the truth about his antics

Kevin’s Tweets

Kevin’s Picks

Questions from Twitter
From Kevin

From James

From Isabel

From Todd

From LLAMA

From Cyborg

From FOTS ABBY

From Guy Incognito

From NickenDrumsticks

From FOTS Mike Bigby

From suggy

From Brandon

From Jillian Karger

From MAddy

Finally

Thanks to Kevin for joining me

FOTS 25 @FlaccidUmbrella loves Pringles

Friends of the Show Episode 25 with Eddie @FlaccidUmbrella

“You’re born naked and the rest is drag” – RuPaul

Eddie and I met through another podcast, the BT140 podcast, now retired. We had been added to the DM room with the BT140 community and became pals through that. Eddie is currently living in The DR of Congo! Very cool! He is a funny and nice person who also has a great eye for artistic pictures, check out his instagram @monokhrome_

Eddie’s Tweets

Eddie’s Picks
From Friend of the Show and host of Making Friends Podcast – Mark Ma-fricken-gark!

From Liz!

From Brent

Questions from Twitter
From Lord Goomba – the obscure gentleman himself!

From Kris

From xtine

From Guy Incognito

From LOS!

From Isabel

Thanks so much to Eddie for joining me this week!

FOTS 024 @OneTrickTofani loves Korn

FOTS 24 with Nick @OneTrickTofani

Boom nah dah mmm nah dah heema!
Dah boom da da mmm dum na-eema!
Dah boom da da mmm dum na-eema!
– Jonathan Davis (Korn)

Nick’s Stories: Wet Leg at a Pizza Party / The Real Bologna

Nick’s Tweets

Nick’s Picks
From Kid Rock

From Keith

From UTILITY LIMB

Questions from Twitter:

From Kendrick Lobstar

From Mike Bigby

From Malt_Skull

From Penjamin

From Isabel

From TOM

From Matt

From Jimi

BONUS! Tales of Nick’s Brother

Follow @onetricktofani and get his cool ass designs for sale HERE

Thanks Nick!