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Our Podcast Home for 367 Episodes

LA Radio Studio – Our Podcast Home for 367 Episodes

After 367 podcast episodes recorded at LA Radio Studio this is the last one before we search for another spot. Co-hosts from shows past to visit, including Gonzo Greg Spillane, Kelly Bennett, Kellie Sue Peters, Stew Herrera, Mike Walters, Dale Lopes, Intern Ricky, Jay (Call me Jayson) Campadonia, Kelly J, Lisa May, Brooke Peterson, Chris Martin and Katie Elsaesser. Every one of them celebrating LA Radio Studio and our show’s long podcast run at this place.

Farewell LA Radio Studio

Executive Producer, Mike Stark decided this would be the day he would shut down the studio on his terms. The redevelopment of Ports O’Call Village in San Pedro, California will some day, make way for a new entertainment district called the San Pedro Public Market. Big mistake, but that’s another story. Today is a day of celebration. We also did a show!

Movie Reviews

In part 1, Manny the Movie Guy reviews Uncle Drew and Sicario: Day of the Soldado. He issues a surprising review of Uncle Drew. Phil wonders if this basketball movie is right up there with the all-time best. Kelly Bennett has health news. In this case, it’s a story of a woman with a worm under her skin, ON HER FACE!
Kelly J checks in to explain how she resisted letting her son play soccer. Jay Campadonia recalls the best story Phil ever told. Katie Elsasseur recounts how being on a podcast helped her comedy career progress.

Final Podcast at LA Radio Studio

Final Podcast at LA Radio Studio

Get a Job!

In Part 2, Intern Ricky reveals he was hired by a radio station, of was he? We’re so proud of him! Stew Herrera explains why he has a Lemmy Kilmister mustache. Gonzo Greg reports on a guy who brought a blow-up sex doll on a plane and then, uh, well, you know.
Delta Airlines recently singled out Pit Bulls and related breeds to ban from all flights. Ed Santos is father to an autistic daughter who’s had an Emotional Support Pit Bull since she was a toddler. Santos addresses Delta’s policy. Check out Pupcake the Pitbull Service Dog!

Los Angeles Radio favorite, Lisa May checks in to talk about what fun she had co-hosting the show days after she was let go from her 2-decade radio home. Phil asks her why at her new radio job she doesn’t get the respect she deserves! Listen to Lisa’s gracious answer. She’s the best!




Next Nancy Randal is the co-owner of a store that buys and sells LEGOs! She checks in to talk about this unique concept and why she and her female business partner are making history.

Former PHAF Producer, Brooke Peterson phones in from the east coast to reminisce about the week she joined the show in 2014. She can’t wait to get back and co-host the show again. Live from Honolulu, Chris Martin talks about getting wet on the show and becoming more of the man he is today because of his time in the studio. Phil also double-checks Chris’ relationship status, in case you wanted to know!

Ultimately this is a show of fun, comedy, great memories, information, and some tears. Thanks for coming along for the ride.



Sharks Close Up and Great Taverns

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Face to Face with Sharks



Brian Skerry is a wildlife photographer specializing in sharks. His book is called . The underwater photography of sharks is exquisite. We’re glad he does it and not us! Yikes! In this interview [11:10], Skerry talks about his close calls and dispels myths about what attracts sharks. He also makes a plea for the conservation of sharks.

Best U.S. Beer Taverns

[29:13] Up next, Travel Dude Gary Warner gives us a short list of the best beer taverns in America. some of these taverns have a storied history. He also differentiates taverns from bars for us.

Jerry! Jerry!

This hour is packed with fun and interesting stories. Skylar Cuarisma tries to explain why a restaurant server added a disgusting extra for a dad’s meal on Father’s Day. Then she noted it on his receipt! Up next it’s closing time for the Jerry Springer show. What will Jerry do next? Burger King backs off of a ridiculously sexist free World Cup burger offer. Keep your hands to yourself, unwanted mile-high sexual advancements are on the rise. Guess when they happen?

Psychopaths Among Us

Which states have the most psychopaths? A new study says you are pretty likely to call in sick in order to extend your weekend. 107 year old’s birthday wish is organized by the entire city. Hero State Trooper pulls over slow poke driver in the fast lane. Subsequently, he becomes a social media superstar! The light is lit in Canada for national recreational marijuana. R.I.P. Koko! AMC theaters takes on Movie Pass with a much better deal, or is it? And finally, someone died. Try not to laugh.

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The End is Near for Ports O Call Village and Our Studio

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Ports O Call Restaurant

Ports O Call Restaurant

Ports O Call Elimination

We’re operating on borrowed time in Ports O Call Village. Moment-to-moment the threat is real that a Marshal will arrive to padlock our studio door to make way for demo teams to raise our classic Cape Code-style, bell-tower-enhanced building with historic radio broadcast studio included. That’s right, knock it to the ground to make way for a modern entertainment and shopping district. [20:18] Jayme Wilson is the proprietor of our building as well as Ports O’Call Waterfront Dining, a much beloved restaurant with a deep connection to the community. It, too is braced for a visit from the Marshal. He updates us on the current status of the restaurant and studio, as well as what the fate of 100+ employees will be, and just how long we have to pack up our equipment and go.

Jurassic World of MEH

Plus, [41:31] Manny the Movie Guy checks in with a review of the new Jurassic World movie. Is it as bad as the ridiculously tired notion that there are people who actually want to allow dinosaurs to thrive along side tasty humans? Find out how many kisses this installment of the popular franchise receives from Manny.

Flying Wiener!

Skylar Cuarisma joins Phil with co-hosting duties. She opens with news that ABC has green-lighted a spin-off of the Rosanne Show WITHOUT Rosanne but WITH all the other stars. Will the show make any mention of Rosanne or will things proceed as if she never existed on this planet long enough to learn how to use Twitter…badly? Then there’s the lady who too a hot dog to the face. Could Disney already be developing the next Marvel super hero, “The Flying Wiener?”

Speaking of mutants, have you measured the NBA’s 1st Round 6th pick’s wing span? Mo Bamba can almost touch a 10-foot basketball rim standing flat-footed! By the way, basketball players, AND baseball players for that matter, are wimps. Wait until you hear how an MLB closer put out his back! Look out World Cup fans, Moscow is running out of beer! Careful when you do your gardening, the Puss Caterpillar is lurking with a venomous bite! And finally, where on your body does that odd, long hair suddenly appear? And who gets to pluck it for you?

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India Pale Ale and Music from the Womb

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Brewing Your Own Eclectic IPA

[12:43] Yummmm, IPA. Renowned brewer, and author of the book, “,” Dick Cantwell checks in with a wealth of beer information. He makes the case for Phil Hulett to take another 50 shots at varieties of IPA-style beer. You won’t believe some of the ingredients brewers are experimenting with.

Music from the Womb!

[30:36] Imagine a baby in the womb playing music. It can happen with a device invented by our next guest. Aura Pon, PhD explains who her invention converts the movements of pre-born babies into electronic music. Phil plays a sample of this music. You will be inspired.

Stuffity Stuff Stuff Stuff

Plenty of elbow-bumping in the studio with Mike Walters (Ducks n Pucks podcast), Kellie Sue Peters (performing live at The Other Door in Burbank, CA June 24), and Olivia McLeod (The Brave Ones podcast) joining Phil to co-host the show. The stack of stories includes stuff we learned from Dad. 25 perfect high tech gifts for Dad. Edible six-pack rings will save sea life. Free caps and gowns for grads in need. Kevin Smith lost a bunch of weight….wow. and finally, the overnight theme park pup-tent sex fest.

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