RMP – Ep b40: Mikal Abdullah Is An Ass-Kicking Geek

Nothing can hold Mikal Abdullah down…

…except perhaps Austin’s internet congestion.

We manage to get Mikal on the show and it’s so awesome it almost breaks the internet.

Show notes:

– Amos visited LotteWorld with the 3FM

– Kent has been practicing for his Kata tournament

– Mikal has been training at Aces Jiu Jitsu in Austin, TX and promoting his book “Life Is Jiu Jitsu Is Life”

– TED Talks:

– Mikal recommends Rich Franklin: How To Be A Loser

– Anthony found reflections of his own parenting in Colin Stokes: How movies teach manhood

-Kent’s pick was Peter Diamandis: Stephen Hawking’s Zero G Flight

– Amos fixed a Crock-Pot, Kent din’t fix his SNES

– Mikal gives his reviews of Jurassic World and Guardians of the Galaxy, then takes the time to explain the benefits of understanding the tactics of MMA on cerebralbjj.com

– Amos and Mikal discuss the trials of raising daughters

– Mikal recounts his experiences in the US Army and how they affected his life and transition into martial arts

– We already told you Austin kicks ass, Mikal agrees (and that makes it fact as far as we are concerned!)

– You can find Mikal Abdullah on Twitter (@MikalBJJ) and by email: mikal@acesjiujitsuclub.com

– A special thanks to Bonnie Brushwood (@invisiblewife) for introducing us to Mikal!

– Our Weekly Tithe: Josh Clark and Charles W. “Chuck” Bryant, hosts of the amazing Stuff You Should Know podcast. Please, give them a listen at StuffYouShouldKnow.com

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“Aces High”, “Winner Winner!”
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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RMP – Ep b39: Jurassic Thrones

SPOILER ALERT…

…we’re going to excavate Jurassic World and Game of Thrones to death.

Our friend Ray “Boot” Cruz joins our conversation again. 

Show notes:

– Ritual Misery debuts their live IRC chat.  Watch and interact with us live!

– Amos and Ray show their age and play bingo

– Kent is happy to get back to karate after nearly a four week break

– Ray explains why he likes Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

– TED Talks:

– Kent watched Suki Kim: This is what it’s like to teach in North Korea

– Amos tells us about his new podcast: O’Lounge Comedy Cast

Jurassic World met with mixed reviews

– We discuss the Season 5 finale of Game of Thrones at length.  This segment is chock full of spoilers from the show and the Song of Ice and Fire book series

– Kent brings up the new $10 bill, which leads to a lengthy discussion of currency and diversity

– John Green from vlogbrothers hates pennies (and nickels)

– Ray still hates Batman but enjoyed the 1960’s Adam West TV show

– E3 had some cool stuff to show this year

– New segment “Weekly Tithe” debuts.  This week’s mention goes to Tom Merritt, someone Kent and Amos hold in high regard.  Check him out at www.tommerritt.com

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Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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RMP – Ep b38: Holy Hip Hops, Batman!

Hip Hops is awesome…

…but Batman apparently is not.

Francis Madeira stops by to talk about his new beer card game. Our friend Ray “Boot” Cruz catches chub discussing all the reasons Batman’s mythos is flaccid. 

Show notes:

– Kent is officially retired from the military, effective 1 September 2015

– Amos was finally given a job at his new assignment

– TED Talks:

– Amos took notes from Roman Mars: Why city flags may be the worst-designed thing you’ve never noticed

– Kent learned a little about himself while watching Jon Ronson: Strange answers to the psychopath test

– RIP Christopher Lee, actor, singer, and author

Chromecast is fucking amazing

Francis Madeira has almost gotten funding for Hip Hops – The Beer Card Game via Kickstarter

– Kent visited White Sands National Monument

– Amos loved Season 1 of True Detective

– Ray lets us know exactly what he thinks about Batman and that Superman might be Mexican

– Amos wants a Sugar Daddy

– CORRECTION: Saved by the Bell‘s Lisa Turtle was played by Lark Voorhies (we had mentioned Lisa Voorhies last episode)

Amos' Scooter

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Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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OLCC – Ep b3: Jack Flitton and Rudy Tyburczy

Live O’Lounge Comedy Club performances featuring:

  • Paul Smith (host)
  • Jack Flitton
  • Rudy Tyburczy

As always, keep an eye on our Facebook page for upcoming events and special guests!


This podcast recorded and produced by Ritual Misery.

You can support this and other great podcasts by visiting the Ritual Misery support page. Thank you!

“Gaslamp Funworks”
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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OLCC – Ep b2: Todd Bruns and Dan Wiberg

Live O’Lounge Comedy Club performances featuring:

  • Paul Smith (host)
  • Todd Bruns
  • Dan Wiberg

As always, keep an eye on our Facebook page for upcoming events and special guests!


This podcast recorded and produced by Ritual Misery.

You can support this and other great podcasts by visiting the Ritual Misery support page. Thank you!

“Gaslamp Funworks”
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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OLCC – Ep b1: Just A Preview

Preview of the next six shows featuring:

  • Todd Bruns
  • Dan Wiberg
  • Jack Flitton
  • Rudy Tyburczy
  • Adam Palmeter
  • Ben Kronberg

As always, keep an eye on our Facebook page for upcoming events and special guests!


This podcast recorded and produced by Ritual Misery.

You can support this and other great podcasts by visiting the Ritual Misery support page. Thank you!

“Gaslamp Funworks”
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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