Sunday, December 20, 2009

Episode 31: I'm Not a Furry...However...

The Talk Hard crew discuss the internet and it's impact on our lives. Topics include social behaviors, kids who don't know an internetless world, pizza, difficult video games and fetishes. Episode also features friends of the show Matt (formerly of the band Nixon) Haas, Mike (formerly of the band Nowhere Fast) Moore and Jaki (Derby City Roller Girls) Madonia.

The episode also features a sample of the upcoming Little Heart Records' release from California, 'So What If This is Temporary.

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Episode 30: Conda Gay Puckett

A debate about the under-aged, marketing and sex results in a world of yelling in this episode of Talk Hard which also discusses Twilight, The Dsitrict 9 DVD release, Whitney Cummings, Sarah Silverman, and Meredith Baxter.

Also, Jaki (Slamus Aran of the Derby City Roller Girls) is back and Puckett embarrasses her about her bra in black light.

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Episode 29: Crack the Taco!

Stewart jeopardizes his relationship by bringing his lady friend by the bar while Jim, Brent, Puckett and a slew of "studio" guests discuss Rob Zombie's musical career, Scrubs relaunching on TV and it's season premiere, the sale of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to Nickelodeon, the recent Turtles Forever special, and The Simpsons video games all causing lots of high fives and fist bumps to ensue.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Episode 27: Where's Stewart?

Stewart's missing! Oh yeah, and the crew ends up talking video games with a whole bunch of in-bar guests. Also in this episode: Sandra Bullock's battle with a porn star, the Modern Warfare 2 pre-sale records and Derby City Roller Girl Slamus makes a return appearance

Monday, November 9, 2009

Episode 26: Jim Explains the Movie Judgement Night

Telegrams, Morse Code, Texting and other archaic forms of communication headline a conversation about butter, Anthrax's Scott Ian, Hailstorm, How I Met Your Mother and it's effect on married men, early energy drinks, stealing ICP's Faygo sponsorship, shitty horrorcore bands, new Radiohead, Flea, and Ted Nugent's beef with Garth Brooks.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Episode 25: Don't Drank and Drive

First episode back after a small break the boys try to record an episode while enjoying Drank. It's available in purple. The boys discuss manscaping, 30 Rock, Simpsons, Cleaveland Show, Sarah Palin's daughter's baby daddy in Playgirl and MacKenzie Phillips and Tyler Perry.

Monday, October 5, 2009

Episode 24: Stewart is a Sexual Camel

After a series of delays engineer and co-host Bryan Puckett attempts to get the show back on it's schedule. Brent Owen, Jim Schildknecht and Stewart Askew co-host this episode full of recent pop culture conversation including Megan-- i mean, Jennifer's Body, 'There is a Reason I Drink', by David Cross, a quick mention of the whole Kanye West interrupting people thing, President Obama in regards to Kanye and Joe Wilson, and more!

Episode 23: Jim Hopes They Serve Beer on Tucker Max's Tour Bus

The Talk Hard Boys (Brent Owen, Bryan Puckett and Jim Schildknecht, minus Stweart Askew) interview Tucker Max on tour to support his new movie, I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Episode 22: Jim Drinks Four Year Strong's Beer

Hosts Brent Owen, Bryan Puckett, Stewart Askew and Jim Schildknecht discuss a decade the majority of our audience should have fond memories of: The Nineties. They cover fads, cartoons, TV series... pretty much anything that was pop culture that decade. Also, Puckett and Jim hang out with Four Years Strong and discuss their new 90s covers record in what may be THE FUNNIEST INTERVIEW EVER.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Episode 20: Zombie Boobs!

Matt Goodlett stops by to talk about the Louisville Zombie Attacks events in Louisville, Ky so Brent Owen, Bryan Puckett and Jim Schildknecht- along with newly christened host Stewart Askew, spend the hour talking about their favorite Zombie-lore. Discussed are Marvel Zombies, Zombie Porn, Zombie Proms and lots of details on this weekend's Louisville Zombie Attacks!

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Episode 19.1: The Great Porno Movie Title Game

The boys take the week off and hold you over with The Great Porno Movie Title Game!

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Episode 19: Puckett Said Ted Nugent Was a Drummer

In a very special episode of Talk Hard, Brent Owen, Jim Schildknecht and Bryan Puckett attempt a crossover show with Apocalypse Radio. AR's Charlie Steel comes on along with regulars Stewart Askew and Edwin Rivera, to discuss various crossovers in Entertainment history. Topics include Scooby-Doo, Batman, Knight Rider, Guitar Hero, Butt-Rock, Damn Yankees, Arrested Development, Flintstones, Jetsons and whether or not Talk Shows even count in the category. Also, at the shows end, the boys share the 'official leak' that's been floating around the internet for the band Dead Man's Bones.

...and be sure to catch our appearances on Apocalypse Radio! Search for it on iTunes.

Monday, August 10, 2009

Episode 18: Sex and Candy - The Marcy Playground Story

Marcy Playground and our hosts (Brent Owen, Jim Schildknecht and Bryan Puckett) sit down for an interview and an exclusive 4-song acoustic set. Topics discussed are the music business in general, touring, song-writing and the bands new record "Leaving Wonderland in a Fit of Rage".

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Episode 17: Too Many Tacos

Derby City Roller Girl Slamus Aran stops by to discuss Roller Derby as well as take a look at the skeletons in the pop-culture closets of hosts Bryan Puckett, Jim Schildknecht, and Brent Owen. Permanent guest Stewart Askew discusses Will Smith movies while the crew also talks about singing along with Avril Lavigne, the new Dragonball DVD, delicious crunchy mini-tacos and a whole lot of outing. Also, girlie movies, the show's namesake and Kirsten Dunst.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Episode 16: Brent Gets Tazed, Bro!

Ralphie May appears on Talk Hard's first ever comedy episode, as Brent Owen, Jim Schildknecht and Bryan Puckett (along with Stewart Askew) discuss the work of George Carlin, Louis CK, The State and others. More importantly, the episode opens with the boys most insane introduction to date, following through on a promise from a previous episode, Brent allows himself to be shocked by a taser in front of a crowd of 30 people.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Episode 15: You Can be A Ghost Hunter, Dude!

A preview of Four Year Strong's new record headlines this episode of Talk Hard, as hosts Brent Owen, Jim Schildknecht and Bryan Puckett (along with series regular Stewart Askew) discuss the remainder of 2009's music releases. Bands discussed are Set Your Goals, Brand New, Nightmare of You, Backyard Tire Fire, Rick Ruben, The Roots, Ghostface, Beastie Boys, Avett Bros, U2, and Raekwon. Also, discussed are the Lip-Synching Warped Tour Scandal and the cost of memorializing Michael Jackson.

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Episode 14: It's A Two Dollar Bag of Doritos

Special guests A Loss For Words and Transit join the crew to discuss the concert scene for the rest of 2009 as Bryan Puckett, Brent Owen, Jim Schildknecht and permanent guest Stewart Askew discuss Warped Tour, Blink-182 and Doritos' on-line Concert Initiative, The Beastie Boys Reissues, Humphreys McGee, Jim's appreciation of AFI covering Janes Addiction and more!

Friday, July 3, 2009

Episode 13: The Cat's Papaya

Sex. Yes, Brent Owen, Bryan Puckett and Jim Schildknecht discuss sex. It hampers on the bizarre and the embarrassing and features our regular guest Stewart Askew as well as his segment Talk Black to Me and a new edition of Chef of Love. Topics include pornography, Rolling Stone's article on Campus Invasion, Brent's virginity, the rise of AIDS in porn, prostitution to make ends meet, kittens, sex and music, and the defense of Jim's future daughter's chastity.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Episode 12: 21st Century Black Face

Brent Owen, Jim Schildknecht and Bryan Puckett's attempt at a "2009: So Far" episode turns into a tirade on black stereo types in the media in this exciting episode of Talk Hard. Also discussed are Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Tyler Perry's House of Payne, Family Guy, Better Off Ted, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Animal Collective, and Star Trek.

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Episode 10: Sake to Me

Puckett shows up drunk to record this week's podcast, detailing the boys most influential records. While discussing the Records that 'Saved' their lives, Jim Schildknecht and Brent Owen also manage to discuss Conan O-Brien's new Tonight Show, Green Day and do an installment of Talk Black to Me without resident black guy, Stewart Askew. Episode also features a sneak peak of an upcoming Little Heart Records release; Last Minute Letter's cover of The Movielife's 'Jamestown.'

Episode 9: Everything and Humans Too

Hosts Jim Schildknecht, Brent Owen and Bryan Puckett discuss the topic of Bromance. The first installment of the gangs new feature, Chef of Love, featuring background player Edwin Rivera in the spotlight, is also included. Special guest for the evening: Mike Moore.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Episode 8: Forest Green Hood for a 1992 BMW 318i

This week, Jim gets fired. Then rehired. Then, he, Brent and Puckett discuss music to... uh... get themselves through situations... of the chemical nature. Along the way the boys discuss marijuana smoking habits, Veggietales, Drinking, and farm house DJs. Features Stewart Askew's 'Talk Black to Me'.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Episode 7: Mikey's Mom Has Got It Going On

In Jim's absence, Stewart Askiew subs in with Brent and Puckett as they discuss 'Mom Songs.' What else would they do for their Mother's Day Special? Other topics include the latest Justin Timberlake/Lonely Island colaboration, Stewart's strategies to not becoming a baby-daddy, Andre3000's paternal instinct, Denzel Washington and Mike's Mom.

Friday, May 8, 2009

Talk Hard Extra 6.1: F*ck, Marry, Kill

The boys are taking this week off... and decided that recording a game of Fuck, Marry, Kill would tide you over.
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Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Episode 6: If You Have a Buzz, I Have a Woodie

Underwhelming movies is the topic as Brent, Jim and Puckett discuss the movies that just didn't quite cut the mustard when it came to the hype they were given. Nerd staples like Star Wars and The X-Men are dissected, blockbusters like Jurassic Park and Austin Powers are skewered and Forrest Gump gets, well, gumped. Also, Jim explains how to properly enjoy the Pixar films, Puckett prepares for The Spirit and the boys discuss their own ratings.

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Episode 5: You're Not Helping

Brent Owen opens the show with an apology about last weeks episode. Sorry, guys.

Brent, Bryan Puckett and Jim Schildknecht discuss dating stories varying from the bizarre to the depressing to the hilarious with a great group of guys at the bar. Highlights include the shows first female audience member, Puckett's endless rage, fixer-upper girls, the difference between birth control and bi-polar meds, gay 80s night, and a final clarification on necrophilia.

WARNING: Jim does grab the mic and breathe in it for a while towards the end. Sorry, again.

Episode 4: Nothing...Not Even Crickets

Jim Schildknecht, Bryan Puckett, Brent Owen, and their guest Jason Saint discuss great (and terrible) moments in concerts while debating such topics as song fade-outs, bad opening acts, Sevenmarrythree, and why it is Brent delivers one of the flattest falling jokes in the show's history. Also features Stewart Askiew's Talk Black to Me, a new recurring feature. Jason also discusses his upcoming event, Saint Fest
2, April 25th in Louisville.

Episode 3: Stewart Hits on a Waitress

The first episode to feature 'bonus time' (an extra 8 minutes, kids!)
Brent, Jim, Puckett and the bar room studio audience discuss all those
bands you just don't like to find out other people like. Ever lose
respect or turn away from someone after they say they enjoy certain
bands? This episode is for you. Also mentioned in this episode is
Spider-Man and Green Day's upcoming musicals, bands people use to sound
credible and Jim cutting people off. Oh, and our buddy Stewart meets a
new waitress at Brownie's.

Episode 2: The Swear Jar

In their second episode, hosts Brent Owen, Jim Schildknecht and Bryan
Puckett institute a swear jar to battle their blatant disregard for
decent language in the first episode, while discussing the internet's
enjoyment on music. Plugged along the way are internet stunts by
Radiohead, iTunes, MySpace, young music fans ability to do anything for
free, and the resurgence of vinyl and it's impact on some bands' back
catalogs and collectors.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Episode 1: What We Did on Our Summer Vacation

First episode of the latest podcast series from the minds behind pucknation dot com's original "30 Minute BJ". Jim Schildknecht, Brent Owen and Bryan Puckett discuss pop culture and it's validation of their existence. Other topics include Comic Book Movies, Forgetting Sarah Marshall being a better friend than Brent, Sex and the City disappointments and Twilight.