On this episode of the Q, you gotta strap in (on) cause we are gonna get sexual in nature. Professional counselor and sex therapist Lindsay Walden joins the guys for a romp through the world of mental disorders, sexual orientation and a little fun.
Walden is originally from Louisiana but has setup shop in the St. Louis area with her website and practice, Lindsaywalden.com . Lindsay discusses with Mark, Dan and Producer Bobby about the different names for sexual orientation and how valid they are in our culture today.
Also, the guys discuss the situation in Philadelphia where a Ku Klux Clan member is stripped of his neighborhood watch title because of his affiliation with the nefarious group as a Grand Dragon. This sends Mark and Dan on a discussion of whether the US military veteran deserved the decision and how he would react to a counselling session with Lindsay Walden. Hillarity ensues and Lindsay gets to the crux of his "issues".
Also Mark discusses the way police and public pools choose how and who they want to reprimand versus the common rules that they are supposed to play by on a day to day basis. And a major discussion of peanut allergies and their over the top application to everything now is really just a bunch of BS.
Finally in Overtime, Lindsay decides (upon his request), to give our Dan Walsh a little analysis of his problems with women and whether they are superficial or not. Download and hear what she says.
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On this shortened episode of the Q, Mark and Producer Bobby sit down to discuss the hottest topic on the planet.....the racism and hatred Don Sterling has for minorities. BUT...was Sterling in the wrong? Did he technically say anything racist? And should this even be a news story? All this is answered on a Dan Walsh-less episode that will guaratee to have you screaming at the radio.
Plus, the guys break down their involvement with the Rollercoaster Race 5k and Bobby's exclusive ride with the Blue Angels in their C-130! And finally a grandpa goes a little over the top when he feels someone is being lazy....download and find out why. And Mark once again calls out Bobby for his cellpone fickleness and inability to stick with one thing for longer than 3 months. Don't you just hate that guy. All this, rants and more on this episode of the Q.
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Fast food places have a penchant for putting vegetables on their burgers...unfortunately, Mark is here to save the day regarding whether or not this is a practice that needs to be handled in this way, especially lettuce. Find out where you stand on this priority of national importance!
Next, Barack Obama has been getting blindsided by former secretary Donald Rumsfeld when "Donny" starts complaing about the Afghan wars and how the POTUS and his white house administration handled them. This leads to a war of words between Mark and Dan Walsh (being a former military man). Does Barack deserve the lashing that everyone gives him....the team discusses.
Then Producer Bobby brings up a local St. Louis story about a principal at an elementary school that oversteps their bounds in everyones opinion when handling policy with a parent of an autistic child. Needless to say the police get involved and Mark thinks its just a power play by people that are constantly trying to insert their will and force on others for no reason. Take a listen and see if you think that the school, police or Mark is in the right on this situation.
Finally, another week and another GAME ON/GAME OFF plus a small discussion about the most CONTROVERSIAL movies of all time. How many have you seen? How Controversial are they? Find out on the Q....real radio, real honest.
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On this episode of the show, Mark Bland , Producer Bobby and Dan Walsh take on the mystery that is the missing Malaysian Flight 370. They discuss what might have been the cause of the flight going missing and before you know it they are discussing conspiracy theories and the origins of them. Why they come to fruition and some of the ideas the three guys guy's believe have led to the formulation and beliefs in the heads of the creators.
But then its back to reality and Mark is on the warpath to explain to people in this this world that they should focus on what they know best and not discuss things they are not up-to-date and researched on. Mark's basis for argument is that a lot of people are on social media discussing Russian and the Ukraine, yet they are completely blind to the backgrounds and reasons why these things are happening....BUT THAT DOESN'T STOP THEM FROM TALKING LIKE THEY ARE PART OF THE SITUATION DIRECTLY! Mark feels that people should only take stances on things they are well versed in information. What do the other guys feel about this and do you agree?
Finally , a story hits the show every so often that makes everyone on it take a step back. Well that's what Dan does when provided with the hypothetical marriage/relationship with a snake handling Pentecostal woman. Also a Senator wants to provide a bill in his state that makes it okay for businesses to discriminate based on anything. Should businesses be allowed to to do this? Find out what Mark, Dan and Bobby say in this new edition of the Q. And a nice GAME ON/GAME OFF this week!
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Where MSNBC, CNN and many others have failed, the Q delivers. The man that got outted to the national public in the middle of a Missouri Rodeo ring, joins the guys live on this edition of the Q. Tuffy Gessling of the famous rodeo incident with the Obama mask, jumps onto the The Q to answer the tough questions surrounding that day and what/why it happened.
Anthony Cabral, Justin Deming and the return of "PrimeTIme with Mark and Tone" veteran intern Little Bobby jump on for a rollercoaster ride that includes a discussion on why Mark doesn't feel Conservatives should debate/discuss things with him. Also, Tone and Justin get into a great discussion about the decision to have Ben Affleck play Batman in the new "Batman vs. Superman" movie slated to come out in 2015. This leads to a discussion on reboots and whether they are good or bad for the industry and Mark can't seem to get over the name Lex Luger/Luthor.
Finally the guys get to look into some letters from the listeners regarding a babysitting job that might not be all its cracked up to be and a young man worried about dissappointing someone for his "first time". Needless to say, Justin seemed very knowledgable about said "first time" and discussed in a very detailed way what the young man should be looking forward to.
All this and much much more on the this episode of the Q. Real Radio....Real Honest!
Time for the Q and this week Mark is joined by writer and sportscaster Ron Clements who comes in a on whirlwind of a news week.
First up is the discussion nationally about the Rodeo at the Missouri State Fair where a rodeo clown decides to put on a Obama mask as the announcer prods the audience into "seeing the president get run over by a BULL!" Needless to say this delves the nation back into the somewhat racial debate of people not liking Obama cause of "some reasons". The men discuss and figure out where the line should have been drawn and whether this is worthy.
Then the two switch gears and start discussing the their favorite TV shows a their love affair with Breaking Bad now that the series is coming to a conclusion. Not giving up anything but heavily discussing the past seasons as well as some shows that the two should each check out including new NETFLIX only series.
Finally its time for a discussion about a man that finds himself is a horrible predicament when he mistake his house for another spot that might turn out bad. All this and much more on the newest episode of the Q!
Podcasters everywhere! On this return from hiatus, Mark invites the guys from Wheel Barrow Full of Dicks to come on his show and join the weekly jaunt into the world of current events and politics (though this episode is sparse on Poli-Sci). He also put the vibe out to Matt Krueger to jump in and the men were off on an exciting adventure.
Mike and Nappier from WFOD start off explaining that they love being in the presence of "THE" Mark Bland (making sure that he adds the "THE") but before long Mark tackles a piece of ranting that he has fondness for...Podcasting vs. Broadcasting . But the conversation takes a weird turn when Mark starts to rant on a food choice that a co-host of WFOD has made when going to Jack in the Box.
From there the men tackle another couple news stories including the severe beating a 13 yr old took at the hands of some kids in Florida and the bus driver just sat there. Also there is a update in the Meremec River Shooting case and the dunking canoers might not have been so docile as they let on they were in the original stories. Ramping up the arguement for self defense and property rights that much more.
Then it is on to the next Tournament of Pop Culture! This time around on the 16-team elimination tournament, the BEST SUSUPENSE MOVIE of ALL TIME is tackled. Who made the list and who got cut? And will one of the contestants chime in for a unprecidented 3rd TOPC win over the past 3 years. Its never been done and this is definitely a powerhouse of a suspense movie. Find out if your favorite made the cut!
Taking talk radio and turning it up to 11! Its THE Q!
For the first time since their show together for the FOX affiliate in St. Louis, Mark, Matt K. and Andy E. are back together behind the microphone to take on the biggest stories (and kinda interesting ones) of the week.
With many a person working two jobs in the USA, the US Gov has decided to potentially raise the minimum wage. This has irritated the conservative businessmen of America and they are out in full force against the raise in pay. So our esteemed panel of hosts and guests will talk about the plan increase and what it means to all the hardworking people of the country.
Then, fresh off the heels of the Trayvon Martin case in Florida, a Missouri man decides to put property rights and defending yourself to the test as he shoots and kills a man for peeing on his property during a break on a float trip on the Meremec River. Was the man in his rights to defend his property or was this a case of mistaken machismo that went wrong. Two Conservatives and a Moderate/Liberal will discuss and break down all the angles for you.
Also, our favorite angry homosexual movie critic decides to bring the thunder on Pacific Rim and Warm Bodies. So where does Bill stand on these precious gems from Hollywood...tune in a listen to him take a couple shots at the works of art.
It's been a hectic week in the good ole US of A and the social media/Internet is buzzing with the verdict of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin. So what does Mark go and do? He brings in two of his more verbally astute guests to break down one of the most talk about trials in the past 20 years. First up is the FORMER MILITARY VETERAN (the joke never gets old) Jeremy Bailey to temper the blade of the next guest....Travis Cook. That's right!
Travis and Jeremy return for the first time together since their infamous Cook/Bailey debates. And Travis doesn't disappoint his Tea Party beliefs and backing regarding the trial of Zimmerman. The gentlemen discuss the ins and outs of the surrounding information and eventual NOT GUILTY verdict.
But why stop there, the state of Arizona has a nice little Solar Panel fiasco that has decided to rear its ugly head and it has Mark in a tizzy trying to figure out where this country is going when they allow people to save money, but when they save too much money, they start charging them again to offset the savings. Its capitalism at its worst and the discussion slowly transforms from that into Travis' discussion regarding his latest AEG episode called affectionately "SCREW THE POOR". Jeremy takes the bait and Travis/Jeremy begin a class war discussion for the history books.
Not a slow minute in this great episode of the show, plus all the typical favorite sections are here, albeit truncated for your listening pleasure. It's the Q...Real Radio, Real Honest!
On this episode, the prodigal son, Matt Krueger returns from a long hiatus to jump in with Justin and Mark to talk about .....Pro-Wrestling???? Well I guess you can take the fan away from wrestling, but you can't take the wrestling out of the fan. This leads to Mark ranting about people that are on the internet all the time and think they have it all figured out (which they don't). This then leads to a discussion about how media, locally and nationally, only want to promote stories and information regarding people with bad pasts and nefarious associations.
Eventually the talk switches over to Paula Deen who has decided that black people should run around dressed like a slave wait staff from Django Unchained. The talk quickly derails into a thing about whether certain words in our society still have the same feeling and sting that they did many years ago. And what if the words we consider "deragatory" in our culture had a law change them to be okay to use. How would people react?
All this fun, plus a new game called "Who'd you rather hang with", some letters from the listeners and questions for the DOCTOR of LOVE to anwer outright. A very fast paced and fun show!
Real Radio, Real Honest....its the Q!