Maxwell has had so many missed connections, bad dates, messed up relationships, and awkward encounters with ex’s he’s convinced that he’ll die alone or have to resort to virtual reality relationships which will probably still fall through. Alyssa and Christian interview him on his worst Tinder date ever, which involved the whitest vanilla dude Maxwell ever met, meeting strangers, setting off smoke bombs, and filming a fake car accident.
Maxwell, Christian, and Alyssa delve into the world of Church music and the culture surrounding it, thinking that maybe they should combine Ice Cube and Joel Olsteen for a concert nobody would ever forget and create a true church “banger”. Maxwell tells the story of how his father tried convincing a priest to let him write something for his grandmothers funeral by using Eastern MA bargaining tactics with a thick Boston accent, Christian weaves the tale of seeing a southern Baptist church with the energy of a Led Zeppelin concert, and Alyssa shares her experience with her childhood church and a loving, caring community.
3 hosts, and two didn’t vote. Maxwell, Christian, and Alyssa all plead their case to why they did or didn’t vote in the most recent elections. Is voting becoming more a “fad” that people do just to fit in, or are they truly doing it because of a sense of pride in their countries democracy? They also discuss the recent spike in voting popularity and their love or annoyance at social media constantly bombarding everyone with advertisements on voting.
Maxwell, Christian, and Alyssa love to ask each other the weirdest questions they can think of. Things like “What’s the best profession to sleep with for free stuff?” or “What’s the craziest thing a stranger has ever said to you?” or “Why the hell would you pre-game before going to a science museum?” The answers are less obvious than you think, and when 3 millennial broadcasters get together they have no problems asking each other pretty much anything in this episode.
Christian and Alyssa come up with the toughest top 40 and modern pop culture questions for Maxwell to answer. His answers are surprisingly terrible given he works in media. With media changing so much, it can be hard to keep up for anybody who refuses to learn what a THOT is.
Maxwell, Christian, and Alyssa delve into the scripts that are famously written and posted on twitter written by a bot that was forced to watch 1000 hours of content. They act out scripts for Olive garden, Guy Fieri, Saw Movies, iCarly, and even Bob Ross. It gets weird real quick. Plus, Maxwell tries to do a bit that ended up in him almost forgetting his co hosts names much to his own embarrassment.
Maxwell, Christian, and Alyssa delve into the world of their favorite media of all time including music, movies, and nerd culture. They come up with the craziest alternate dimension versions of their favorite shows, and Christian is shocked that Maxwell and Alyssa have never heard of a famous Lemur.
Acacia Rogers Art is on the podcast to discuss her incredible art career which started from her getting fired from her retail job. Acacia also details the story with Maxwell on how she came to find out she was a match to become a kidney donor for a woman who was in desperate need of a new Kidney and the fate that brought them all together. Check out her go fund me page below and donate to the cause!
Maxwell, Christian, and Alyssa delve into the world of lucid dreams, haunting stories, and a fear of Velociraptors. Alyssa kicks off the episode talking about her old house she just bought with her husband and the legend of the man in the top hat who apparently built the house itself and is seen in a painting hanging on the wall of the living room. Maxwell talks about his nightmares and dreams that helped him predict his future, Christian talks about his love of napping and how it’s effected his sleep cycle.
Maxwell, Christian, and Alyssa delve into the world of conspiracy theories, including the dozens that have come out saying the world is going to end. The magic hour crew asks themselves what they would do if they really did have a couple days left on earth or even 24 hours and how annoying everyday tasks would be knowing your days are numbered, some end days activities include grocery shopping, drinking, and sitting around quoting your favorite Sponge bob episodes.
Maxwell, Christian and Alyssa delve into the world of the worst pickup lines ever written, and try to make them sound as sexy as possible. Alyssa talks about the first time she ever met her husband which sounds like a story straight out of a fairy tale. Maxwell get’s grilled by Alyssa and Christian over his incredibly stranger dating habits in high school, particularly one date he had as a sophomore.
Our media technology is a beautiful thing in the year of 2018, but it seems to have opened the flood gates for the wildest and craziest people to come pouring through. Maxwell, christian and Alyssa delve into the world of strange addictions, beliefs, and romances by doing commentary on the woman who is famous for being in love with an actual roller coaster.
Maxwell, Christian, and Alyssa all make a living with their voices, so they discuss some of the weirdest parts of their job. Maxwell talks about voice actors going on strike because of bleeding vocal chords, Christian talks about using his girlfriends work gossip as good content, and Alyssa talks about doing performances on a mic for her parents as a little girl.
Artist Acacia Rogers is on the podcast with Maxwell and Alyssa to chat about the Facebook algorithms that create an "Echo Chamber" that echoes your favorite content back to you, her career as a painter and how she reacts to people forming opinions about her art in galleries, and the art of "perception" in media that's caused formerly peaceful relationships between loved ones to become heated. Acacia details some of her favorite techniques in painting as well as creating new profiles on social media to have more control over her online presence. You can check out Acacia's work and even commission her for pieces by checking out her info below.
Facebook- Acacia Rogers Art
Youtube- (name) Acacia Rogers Art
Maxwell, Christian, and Alyssa delve into different high pressure everyday scenarios and how they'd react being public figures like being cut in line, cutting off 6 rows of traffic in NYC, and calming down before trying to fight someone at a grocery store. Maxwell proposes a new show where he plays an overly polite Cash Cab driver who only accepts Canadian money in America and Alyssa acts as a "one person only" laugh track for a show where Christian and his girlfriend do impressions of each other.
Professional Broadcaster, voice actor, and Marine Jim Lauber III joins Maxwell, Christian, and Alyssa as guest on this episode. They talk about Jim's career in rock broadcasting, his various characters he's played on comedy radio and voice over work, as well as stories from his time in the Marine Corps like getting blasted by a grenade and finding shrapnel in the worst place possible for a man.
Maxwell, Alyssa, and Christian delve into the #metoo movement, and chat about those in the creative arts that use their power to abuse and control others. Being judged is a huge part of being in the media world, so they raise the questions necessary to challenge oneself and think about how they would react to a friend or colleague being accused of sexual assault, being judged for your own personal choices or career paths, or being involved in organizations that another might not agree with.
Advancements in media technology have made us a powerful species, but with all great power always comes side effects that can create war, conflict, accidents, and a strange culture centered around selfies and cat fishing. Maxwell asks Christian and Alyssa to reveal the apps they have on their phones home pages as they delve into the world of social media and the technology that helped make it possible. Are we going down the right path? Are we obsessed with this new tech, and is it foolish not to join the rest of our culture by refusing to use this tech? Maxwell, Christian, and Alyssa delve into these big questions.
Maxwell, Alyssa, and Christian discuss what exactly makes a "perfect life" as members of the professional media can sometimes portray a more skewed view of their lives. Maxwell fully opens up after 7 years of being on heavy and damaging medication and his struggle with mental and physical health that ultimately strengthened his abilities and career but almost ended with life threatening experiences
With Communications technology evolving, we have a responsibility to use it...responsibly. Maxwell, Christian, and Alyssa delve into the world of online debating, especially on social media which can sometimes turn a silly arguement into something much, much worse.