Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Episode 302-Eric Krug

A second installment of the new format.

John and Doug talk to Eric J. Krug.  In this episode, Eric talks about his time in Iraq, his [a]religious -- but highly moral-driven -- worldview, and his overall journey in this thing called Life.

Much reference is made to Eric's great and insightful blog.

If you haven't done so already, please go to the episode, rate it, review it, view it iTunes, and subscribe to the podcast.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Episode 301-Bryan Gutmann

Where I'm Not kicks off it's 3rd season with a new feature: interviews. This episode features our friend,  former Funniest Person in Austin, Bryan Gutmann. We chat about comedy, belief and how he ended up going to a small Christian college in Belton, Texas when he didn't exactly "fit the mold". And check out some of his video while you're at it.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Episode 204-Fingerless Gloves and Frozen Souls

Doug notices some people making some strange choices in the church-wear. John talks about pulling a Ted Williams and having his head frozen... or not. After that, they talk churchy stuff.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Episode 203-Lack of Willpower and Fan Felonies

John has a problem keeping off the dreaded "post missionary weight" and finds himself addicted to Homer Simpson's favorite food. Doug bemoans lack of loyalty by certain Texas Longhorn fans and then contradicts himself by telling a tale of what happens when a fan gets too loyal.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Movies by John

For those of you so inclined, check out John's youtube page. You can see some of his short movies along with standup clips...included a bit about taxes that won him a contest by Turbotax.

Episode 202-Basement Envy and Churchill Live

Doug digs a garden and discovers that he doesn't dig it...and this reminds him of a particular home feature that Texans rarely see. John recounts his tale of nearly becoming the most famous white person in Kenya.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Episode 201-Madcap Medicaid and Bird Goggles

John has been celebrating his return to Austin by fighting "the Man"-who resembles Tony Randall with a mustache-all week in a quest to secure healthcare for his pregnant wife.  Doug's previously mentioned quest to have it out with an animal comes closer to being realized.

Episode 107.5-Just Checkin' In/ Doug's Plugs

In the middle of a "John is moving back to Austin" induced hiatus, Doug attempts to quench the thirst of the masses with a monologue. A risky proposition.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Episode 106-Sad Turnout and Turning Out Sad

The not-so-dynamic duo finds themselves fighting depression, sadness and apathy. Doug sees it in the poor voter turnout for an admittedly meaningless election. John's battlefield, however, is in his own mind. Can adopting an animal cheer him up? Tune in to find out.

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Episode 105-Germ Warfare

Doug complains about the US making him afraid of germs. Yet another way this country makes him soft. He also blames this country for the fact that he loves "Don't Forget Me When I'm Gone" by Glass Tiger, even though they are Canadian. John validates Doug's fears be laying out just how much germs have messed him up since he got to Kenya. Here's one of his blog posts on the subject.

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Episode 104-Human ATM and Doggie Death Match

This week finds John frustrated at not being judged based on how much money people think he has. It seems, he would rather be appreciated for the "content of his character"...sounds weird to me, too. Doug finds out that his neighborhood might not be as safe as he thinks. If we can't trust the suburbs, what hope do we have?

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Episode 103-Dollars and Sense

This week's show finds our heroes in a new set of struggles. An episode of Modern Family inspires Doug's rage against a hallowed spring ritual. John realizes that "wealthy" is one place where he is not.

Friday, June 17, 2011

FAQs That We Never Get Asked

Is this a "Christian Podcast"?

It's not a Christian podcast, it's a podcast by Christians, for Christians...and for everyone else who finds it amusing. If we were a band, we would be Creed, but funnier, and with cooler music, and one of us would be a girl. Forget it, if we were a band, we'd be The White Stripes.

What does John do in Africa?

A law fellowship with the International Justice Mission. Although IJM is largely known for its fight against human trafficking, IJM Kenya focuses on two different kinds of cases.  They provide pro bono legal representation and counseling to innocent men and women who languish in harsh Kenyan prisons for crimes they did not commit.  IJM also represents young children who have been sexually assaulted.  In these cases, IJM provides counseling and represents the child's interest in court in an an effort to ensure the legal system accurately addresses their need for justice.

What does Doug do in Austin?

Let's just say that Doug is NOT fighting injustice, but, in his defense, he's not fighting against justice, either.

Does Doug actually LIKE being a Catholic?

Yes. There are still a few of us left.

What happens when John gets back from Africa?

The show continues. Same name. Different format. But we well cross that bridge when we come to it. Kind of like the US and its crushing debt.

Does John have a website?

Darn tootin'. Here.

Can I see John do comedy?

Probably later this year.

Can I see Doug do comedy?

As Doug has two children, he and his wife decided that he should take a sabbatical of unspecified length and focus on podcasting, the laziest form of entertainment. It's got the complete lack of barriers to entry, just like sand up comedy, but you can do it from home. The audiences of Austin were also involved with the decision.

Episode 102-Boats and Roads

In our follow up episode, John explains why roads in Kenya have him fearing for his life. Doug takes a swipe at people who party on boats. Maybe he's just bitter, boats picked on him a lot as a child., john ramsey

The Pilot

Here it is. John and Doug gripe about their respective homes: Nairobi and Austin. They may be great places in the own right, but that doesn't mean they can't stand to be knocked down a peg or two. You might have thought Nairobi had great sewage infrastructure, but John bursts your bubble in this show. Also, Doug dares to take on those uppity Civil War buffs. Listen here.

Monday, May 2, 2011


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