Funny man Jake Ashlock joins Mark and Producer Bobby for the show to discuss some of the biggest things in current affairs.
First up, Bobby is unhappy with how a interaction with another STL radio personality went down online. Mark and Jake play devils advocate for how it looked on both ends of the situation and try to help Bobby see the silver lining on the clouds.
Then the discussion quickly turns to the Robin Thicke and his recent lawsuit loss regarding his song "Blurred Lines" and how similar it sounds to a song by Marvin Gaye (per the lawsuit). Mark, having worked in music for 20 years discusses how slippery a slope this creates for other artists from here on out. Plus they discuss the potential retroactive things that could come from this. And throughout the show, this discussion rears up a few times.
Next the guys tackle the dumbest move by a group of politicians in years, as they tackle the 47 Senators that sent a letter to Iran encouranging them to not listen to THEIR Commander in Chief! Then Mark takes on Hillary-Gate (sigh) and the fact that she had an email address outside of hers that is given to be used by the White House and it's staff. Mark tries to explain the ludacris nature of people turning this molehill into a Mountain, when there are obviously bigger fish to fry.
Finally, Ashlock hits the Hot Seat and discusses some of his more intimate backgroud. Plus there is OVERTIME where the Moral Dillemas are presented again, and find out if Producer Bobby through his family under the bus again at all.
On this episode of the Q, we are fresh off the Grammy awards and the moment when Kanye decided he might interrupt someone again. Should he have interrupted Beck like he planned on? Well Mark certaintly thinks so and discusses it on the show.
Also, right off the bat, Marina Squerciati of the TV show Chicago PD on NBC jumps on the line with the guys to discuss the new season and her entry into the world of acting. But when Mark finds out shes from NY, he starts askng those questions that only New Yorkers can answer.
Next up is Tony Cabral of www.acefilms.com to talk about his yearly jaunt to Sundance Film Festival. Find out who was Tony's big sighting of the year, while out doing his typical work of the Egyptian Theater where he runs the midnight screenings.
Then Mark, Producer Bobby and Tony discuss the Oscars. All giving their picks for who they think will win. Follow along and find out.
Finally, there is a letter from the listener that is tough. So who else but the two Matt's join in to talk about the finer intricacies of relationships and love! Plus they discuss the Mardi Gras party coming up.
Travis Cook, the Q resident Tea Party expert and extremist, joins the show to discuss the State of the Union. Ofcourse, Travis can't hold back and once again this leads to an egregious claim and extreme viewpoint shared by almost no one. But then again that is why they call him America's EVIL Genius....or maybe in this case just Evil.
Then Tim Padgett, the General Manager of the Midwest Professional Basketball Association, comes on the program to talk about thier new League and to find out that he shares a little bit of history out of Arkansas State University with Mark.
Finally DeflateGATE is the word of the week and Mark, Producer Bobby, Dan Walsh, Travis Cook and Tim Padgett discuss the scandal that is swirling around the 2015 Super Bowl. Are the New England Patriots cheaters or is this another situation getting blown out of proportion. Plus Padgett offers up a opportunity that Mark and the crew can't pass up. All this and much more on this episode of the Q.