Country-ish Episodes

Ep. 45 – John Cho, Cobra Kai, & Will You Marry Me?

In this episode Marcus Stamos and Jon put on their karate Gis and talk about their surprise COBRA KAI themed bachelor party for Jon’s brother. Then they take to the phone lines and play another round of “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?!” Next, it’s “Who’s Zoomin Who?” as actor Jon Cho from HAROLD & KUMAR, STAR TREAK, & AMERICAN PIE zooms in from New Zealand to relive fun moments from the movie set. And finally, we have a live wedding proposal on the show! Intern Isiah’s Dad comes in to ask his girlfriend for her hand in marriage. Did she say yes? This episode has no mercy!

Ep. 44 – Chickens, Turkeys, Raccoons and Josh Wolf!

In this fantastic episode, Jon and Sebastian talk about how the Bumpkins seem to have scared the Netflix “Country-ish” show causing it to postpone its premiere. Then, it’s an exciting round of “How Much is that Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” where Roseanne calls in to give us her best bird impersonations! Comedian Josh Wolf zooms in to talk about his first time on the comedy stage and a story of traveling with his Dad, followed by the latest “Small Town News” where a gang of raccoons take over a park and terrorize a family. Chickens talking to turkeys, raccoon gangs causing trouble, and a Wolf comes to visit… this episode has it all.

Ep. 43 – Jeff Dye & Getting Jumped Off!

In this episode, Jon and Marcus Stamos talk about how Marc’s car battery died TWICE in one day, how Jon found himself eating bad scallops, and whether or not the Carolina Panthers should purposely try to lose every game this season. Then, in “Small Town News”, people in Sioux Falls mourn the brief life of an urban cornstalk. Next it’s “Who’s Zooming Who” as comedian Jeff Dye joins the show to discuss his start in comedy and his podcast with Russell Wilson. Finally, it’s time for another “Goodwill Hunting” segment as Jon and Marc exchange $5 gifts from a local Goodwill. This episode will keep your motor running all day long!

Ep. 42 – Wild Comedy Nights in Birmingham with Reno Collier!

Jon and Sebastian talk some NFL and Panthers football, as well as the proper use of firewood for s’mores. They then discuss some competition for the “Country-ish” show name from Netflix and their upcoming reality show. Then, it’s “Jon’s Journal” where Jon reads a letter from another one of his penpals in Russia. After that, it’s time for Reno Collier – one of Jon’s favorite funny people – to join by Zoom to discuss his early days in comedy, his influences, and some wild nights in Birmingham. Jon and Sebastian have some listener gifts to open, and then they end the show with “Small Town News” with a story about a goat that takes over a police car and eats a whole bunch of paperwork. This is one Billy Bad-Ass episode!

Ep. 41 – Inside Pauly Shore’s New House in Vegas

In this episode Jon and Sebastian get together and play yet another game of “How Much Is That Residual Check?” Then actor/comedian Pauly Shore joins the show to talk about his new movie “Guest House” and give us a tour of his new house in Vegas. After that, it’s “Who’s Zooming Who” with comedian Jeff Allen talking about coining the phrase “Happy Wife, Happy Life”. And finally, in “Small Town News”, a lady out of Hickman County, TN gets an ID with a photo of an empty chair instead of her face from the DMV. This episode will have you edging the melons while wheezing the juice.

Ep. 40: Alonzo Bodden & the Massive Dildo Thief

In this episode Jon and Marcus Stamos take listener phone calls and play yet another game of “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” Then it’s “Who’s Zoomin’ Who” as Comedian Alonzo Bodden zooms in to talk about winning and judging Last Comic Standing. Next, in “Small Town News”, a man steals a massive dildo from a sex shop… and he’s still at large. And finally the boys swap gifts in another edition of “Goodwill Hunting”. This episode moves like a heavy lightweight.

Ep. 39: Steve Jessup the DUI Lawnmower Guy, Residual Checks, Shag Memes & Goodwill Hunting

In this episode Jon and Stamos talk about the new nickname for the fans of the podcast. Should it be The Hickies or The Bumpkins? Then they play another round of “HOW MUCH IS THAT SCREEN ACTORS GUILD RESIDUAL CHECK?” After that, it’s time for “Meme Me (or Caption This)” where Jon shows us a picture of him, his Dad and his brother after shooting the movie “Shag” in Myrtle Beach in 1988. Who had the funniest comment or meme? Next up, it’s “Who’s Zoomin Who” as Steve Jessup (aka the “DUI Lawnmower Guy”) joins the show to talk about how to blow up shit. And finally, Jon and Marc exchange $5 gifts from Goodwill in “Goodwill Hunting.” Who gave the better gift? Make sure you “know your rights” before watching this one!

Ep. 38: Henry Cho, Zane Lamprey, Rattlesnakes, Handguns, Whiskey & Uranium

In this episode Jon and Sebastian play another game of “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” with a new intern and Facebook fans. Then it’s “Who’s Zoomin Who?” where we have two guests this episode. First up is Zane Lamprey, a comedian, actor, author, inventor, producer, and writer for television and movies. Then we have Henry Cho, a stand up comedian and actor. Finally, in “Small Town News” a story out of Oklahoma about a man driving stolen vehicle getting caught with a rattlesnake, handgun, whiskey… and uranium. This one is radioactive! 

Ep. 37: Larry the Cable Guy, Residual Checks, & ‘Member Me?

In this episode Jon & Marcus Stamos take your phone calls and play another game of “How! Much! Is! That! Screen! Actors! Guild! Residual! Check?” Then they talk about their recent camping trip and experiencing an earthquake. Next, they pull out the high school yearbooks and call up old phone numbers in “Member Me?” After that, LARRY THE CABLE GUY zooms in and gives us his origin story. Finally, Jon reads the fourth and final letter from Natalie, his long-lost Russian pen pal. This one will have you asking, “did it ever get done?”

Ep. 36: Kyle Davis, ‘Member Me?, Caption This, & Relative Insanity!

In this episode Jon pulls out his high school yearbook and calls up people who left a phone number and wrote things like “Stay in touch!” or “Call anytime!” in another edition of “‘Member Me?” Then Jon and Sebastian take listener phone calls and call people from THEIR yearbooks. After that, Jon shows an old photo for a game of “Meme Me (or Caption This)”. Next, we get a “Popsicle Update” and actor & friend KYLE DAVIS from IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA and INTO THE STORM joins the show in “Who’s Zoomin Who”. And finally, the boys play Jeff Foxworthy’s card game “Relative Insanity”! This episode will drive you crazier then being held hostage in Mexico!

Ep. 35: Erik Griffin, Redneck Judges, Residual Checks, & Russian Letters

In this episode comedian and actor from the Comedy Central show “Workaholics” ERIK GRIFFIN joins the show to talk about the state of comedy and becoming a professional gamer. In “Small Town News”, a Texas judge who says he runs a “redneck court” is ordered to take a race sensitivity course. Also, Sebastian and The Alan Jackson play another game of “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” And, finally, in “Jons Journal” Jon reads the third letter he received from Natalie, his long lost Russian penpal from 1991. This episode is racially sensitive and non-offensive.

Ep. 34: Jeff Foxworthy, Russian Pen-Pal, ‘Member Me? & Goodwill Hunting

Have you ever wondered what Jeff Foxworthy looks like without a mustache? Well, look no further. In this episode, Blue Collar Comedy icon Jeff Foxworthy shares a picture of him without a mustache and talks with Jon about the state of comedy during the pandemic. And as a bonus, Jon shares his own “Drunk Jeff Foxworthy” impression with the man himself! Then, Marcus Stamos returns to the studio to read an old love letter and Jon reads an entry from his high school yearbook in another edition of “Member Me?” Then, Jon reads his second response to his long-lost pen-pal Natalie from Russia and the boys exchange gifts from a Goodwill in another edition of “Goodwill Hunting”. This episode will make you happier than a dead pig in the sunshine.

Ep. 33: Does Jon have COVID? Manny Blu, Residual Checks & Russian Letters

Jon is taking your phone calls to play another game of “How! Much! Is! That! Screen! Actors! Guild! Residual! Check?!”  Then, Canadian country music singer MANNY BLU zooms in to talk about how an injured leg during an MMA fight led to a career in country music. Next up it’s “Jon’s Journal” where Jon reads another letter from his long lost Russian pen-pal Natalie. Ever heard of Soviet Constitution Day? And finally, Jon gives us his COVID-19 test results. Is it positive of negative? This episode is born to ride all over the globe! Check out MANNY BLU online at https://www.mannyblumusic.com/.

Ep. 32: Dusty Slay and Stryper’s Michael Sweet Are Zoomin’ In

The studio’s empty as Jon’s doing the self-quarantine thing… so this week’s episode is all about the guests! Jon welcomes his comedian buddy Dusty Slay into the show to talk about fireworks, drive-in comedy, Charlie Daniels, An Officer and a Gentleman, seeing “boobs in the wild”, and vacuuming up frogs. Then Jon meets Michael Sweet, lead singer and co-founder of the Christian metal band Stryper, to discuss the band’s history, where the stripes came from, and performing during a pandemic. This episode will have you saying “To Hell With the Devil” followed by “We’re Having A Good Time.”

Ep 31: Jim Norton, Russian Pen Pals and Fish Tank Swimming

Sebastian and Jon talk about the first-ever Country-ish Telethon, performing with Bert Kriescher at a drive-in theater, becoming an award-winning podcast, and the growing podcast numbers in Norway. Then, in “Jon’s Journal” Jon reads his response to Natalie, his long-lost Russian pen pal from 1991. After that, comedian Jim Norton zooms in to talk about the first time he and Jon worked together and having to share a bathroom with the public. Finally, in “Small Town News” a Louisiana man faces charges for swimming in a fish tank at a Bass Pro Shop. There’s something fishy about this one. 

Ep 30: Rodney Carrington, Marcus Stamos Love Letters & Mr. Wacky!

In this episode Jon and Marcus Stamos get together and talk about the movie “The Wrong Missy” on Netflix and Jon’s “Confinement Confessions” for Comedy Central. Then they play Americans favorite new game “How MIn this episode, comedian Rodney Carrington joins us in “Who’s Zoomin Who” to talk about his life during the pandemic and his new song “Paw Paw Biff”. Then, Jon & Marcus Stamos talk about Jon’s recent canoe trip and why Jodie had to be rushed to the emergency room. Next, Marcos Stamos reads a love letter from middle school and opens up old high-school yearbooks to read entries and call up old phone numbers in “Member Me?”  Finally, in “Small Town News”, we look at the World’s Most Awkward Interview with Mr. Wacky. This one might give you serious rapid heart palpations.

Ep 29: Nate Bargatze, Carole Baskin’s “Big Cat” Rescue, Dolly Parton’s Podcast & Doomsday Preppers

In this episode comedian Nate Bargatze joins us in “Who’s Zoomin Who” to talk about touring with his magician dad. Then Jon and Sebastian talk about Jon’s recent trip to Tampa and doing stand-up for the first time since February. Plus, he tells us how he met a lady who worked for Carol Baskin at the Big Cat Rescue from Tiger King. There’s also talk about NASCAR banning the dixie flag, confederate statues coming down, and Dolly Parton’s podcast. Finally, in “Small Town News”, Doomsday “preppers” in West Virginia expect to sell out their survivalist compound. This one will make you prepare for the worst but enjoy the present. 

Ep 28: Leanne Morgan, Reading from Yearbooks, & Goodwill Hunting

In this episode Jon and Marcus Stamos walk down memory lane as they read from their high-school yearbooks and call up old phone numbers. Do the phone numbers still work? Will they answer? Find out in this “Member Me?” segment. Then it’s “Who’s Zoomin Who” with comedian/wife/mother Leanne Morgan as she zooms in to talk about how she started comedy while selling Tupperware. And finally, Jon and Marc exchange cheap gifts from a Goodwill in “Goodwill Hunting”. This episode might give you the vapors. 

Ep 27: WellRed Comedy, Biting Camel Balls, & the Mandela Effect

In this episode Jon and Sebastian catch up, open your gifts, and introduce a new character to the show. His name is “Ken Spiracy” and he joins us from an undisclosed location to talk about the controversial “Mandala Effect”. Then in “Small Town News” a Louisiana women bites a camel in the balls to save her dog’s life. Finally, in “Who’s Zoomin Who” the WellRed Comedians – Trae Crowder, Drew Morgan, and Corey Forrester – zoom in to talk about their favorite Dad moments. This episode may have already happened in an alternate universe, but it’s not as good as this one.