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S02E54: Sharp Dressed Men With The Chrises

The Chrises suit up for a Dress Up Fancy Friday on a train ride into the weekend and discuss their favorite choo-choo songs. Christopher Joseph tears up to Train’s “Drops of Jupiter”, while Christopher Gardinier gets emotional to John Mayer’s “Stop This Train – Live at The Nokia Theatre”. The Chrises seek out John’s support for their Manhattan Beach mayoral candidacy in 202?. Finally, The Chrises boast about the surprise success they had this week training a monster chute after they took Dr. Taryn Marie’s advice to sing lullabies to their third quarantine basil plant, Britney.

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S02E53: Hats Off To Seaplane Pilot Sarah Tamar

The Chrises take flight with pilot and hat fashionista, Sarah Tamar. The Winged Rockstar opens up about her journey from climbing scaffolding as a photographer to now getting higher in the sky as a seaplane pilot. Sarah talks about joining the mile @HiatusTequila club while on a 20-day quarantine journey across America chronicling the times from her beloved plane, Old Rusty. The Queen of Flamping shares her favorite hobby: flying into airstrips and camping onsite, as she gets the royal treatment. The Chrises look to earn their wings and bequest the aristocratic aviator’s judgement on their historic paper plane contest. While The Chrises’ aircrafts fly back in their faces, Sarah continues to soar as a recent recipient of the JetStream Aviation Law Scholarship from Women in Corporate Aviation.

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S02E52: Keep Cougaring with “The Cougar Guy”, Kyle Burgess

The Chrises are joined by “The Cougar Guy”, Kyle Burgess. Kyle talks about his experience coming face-to-face with a cougar and her baby cubs in the Utah mountains; all caught live on camera with his Google Pixel 2. Reflecting back on the dangerous situation, Kyle shares what he has learned since the “good little kitty cat” encounter and considers having a conversation with the cougar over a Nutter Butter and beef jerky. Kyle turns his harrowing, bluff charge experience into wildlife advocacy with support and fundraising for the Mountain Lion Foundation and Cougar Conservancy. Naturally deflecting away the attention from his big and scary presence, Kyle ponders how the protective cougar may be doing in therapy right now. Always one to inspire, Kyle encourages everyone to “Keep Cougaring”.

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S02E51: Hitting Moving Targets with Singer-Songwriter Nick Horn

The Chrises feature musical artist and sour milk enthusiast, Nick Horn. Nick talks about his hit quarantine EP album, Hoi Polloi, with New Jersey sunrise feels and California sunset vibes. The Chrises dive into Nick’s Bill Nye The Science Guy approved discography including “Hungry Amoeba”, while Nick previews his upcoming release with The Fellas titled “Moving Targets”. The cross country journeyman has traded his stop, drop, and rolling in Southern California for the New Jersey welcoming gift of slightly used tube socks. Nick, a former Jersey Shore lifeguard veteran, teams up with The Chrises to compose a new song, “Mouth-to-Mouth”—set to debut at number one on the Billboard charts in 2028. Before Nick sets sail, he gives a moving live performance of “Tube Socks”, as The Chrises chase hearts in Solo Cup.

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S02E50: Flourishing with International Resilience Expert Dr. Taryn Marie Stejskal

The Chrises are joined by International Resilience Expert, Dr. Taryn Marie Stejskal. The Chief Resilience Officer talks about her upcoming book “Flourish or Fold: Five Practices of Particularly Resilient People” and dives further into the practices of vulnerability, productive perseverance, connection, gratiosity, and possibility. Taryn, The Tic Tac Ph.D., provides a minty fresh take on the current times where loneliness is skyrocketing, depression is increasing, and divorce rates are jumping. As Halloween nears and discussions around the online dating trend of ghosting arise, the Bright Bomber’s connection mysteriously disappears. True to practice, Dr. Taryn Marie is resilient with technology and gives The Chrises one last stroll down Sesame Street “R” Lane for some final survival tips for their new basil plant [hint: play music].

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S02E49: Oktoberfest Fancy Friday With QWTChrises’ Godparents Karissa Bustamante & Justin Wozney

The Chrises are joined by their favourite traveling duo, QWTChrises Godparents Karissa Bustamante and Justin Wozney. On a cross country journey to Boston, the two lovebirds check-in from a Cleveland beer hall celebrating Oktoberfest. Justin uses his savvy street smarts to connect with a fellow street savant and find out the answer to an important Ohio riddle—what is round on the edges and high in the middle? Karissa discovers that her other half is stricken with a weak bladder and inept at packing, choosing to only bring along one pair of socks and sweats. Good thing for Justin, all their belongings will be waiting for them at their new residence on the 23rd of a to-be-determined month. Before heading off to the next chapter in their new life, The Godfather and The Godmother belt out one final song.

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S02E48: Talk A Lott with Renaissance Man James Lott Jr.

The Chrises get the last dance with the man who can’t stop moving, James Lott Jr. Sir-Does-A-Lot does it all including writing books, producing podcasts, penning poems, audio dramas, and much more through his JLJ Media company. Mr. Worldwide talks about reaching number one in four countries on his most recent book collaboration “You Can Overcome Anything” and making the Australian Top 100 with his podcast “Darth Vader Is Your Father”. This generation’s James Earl Jones dives into his upcoming Christmas audio adventures, Mistletoe Road and The Clause Series. Like koalas eating eucalyptus, James intoxicates The Chrises with his trademark sultry voice while describing why Christmas and Mariah Carey might be the G.O.A.T.

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S02E29: Heating Up with Global Head of Sustainability Scott Atkinson

The Chrises get the notebooks out and scribble down ecological restoration suggestions from Captain Planet himself, Scott Atkinson. The John Hopkins Environmental Sci & Policy master’s student teaches listeners about forest fire suppression, the relation to the current Northern California wildfires, and the importance of cleaning up fuel sources. After recently pulling up his britches and operating a chainsaw to help clear a friend’s fire threatened property, Scott is potentially qualified to be a full-time farmer. Looking to capitalize on the animal cam trend, Scott set up a video recorder inside his owl box perch despite one minor issue— a nighthawk has yet to pay the Atkinson family a visit. His daughter and future Forest Ranger, June, swoops in and steals the show with a brief appearance that sparks a new merchandising idea to sell QWTChrises branded slippers (link in bio coming soon). Scott, a 37-year-old father with a 9 to 5, forgoes a pro surfing sponsorship to train for WSL Mavericks, and he can officially hold his breath longer than the Chrises as a recent recipient of a free diving certificate. Part-Time Beekeeper and activist for all, Scott sends The Chrises home with some lavender honey, books on trees, and a donation to The Chrises’ No Hair For Care GoFundMe campaign to help support children’s cancer camp, Okizu [https://www.gofundme.com/f/no-hair-for-care].

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S02E28: Advocating For Radical Enviro Change While Living Package Free with Joy Morgan

Joy Morgan makes a QWTChrises pitstop on her interdimensional road trip journey between Brooklyn and Portland to advocate for radical environmental change. On a personal quest to turn New Jersey’s Pinelands National Reserve into a National Monument, Joy discusses setting up cameras to watch snake dens, as The Chrises encourage her to capture the Jersey Devil. With still so much more to learn about public land management, Joy suggests some low cost ways to upgrade urban planning— including permeable sidewalk pavers to replenish its natural aqueducts with rain water. Joy addresses listener questions about the waste produced from plastic vs. reusable water bottles, and how the @Guppyfriend prevents microplastic pollution that results from laundering synthetic garments. The Eco-Inspiration To All talks about the upcoming Marketplace Of The Future, an innovative, interactive, and Zelda-esque World Fair of Tomorrow. Last but not least, Joy encourages everyone to do tiny, little things to make big changes such as buying reusable and compostable products from @PackageFreeShop, and repurposing grocery vegetable bags to cover and store food.

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S02E26: Gettin’ Clean with the Founder and CEO of Molly’s Suds, Monica Leonard

The Chrises venture out to the Sunshine State smelling fabulous, without an overpowering odor, to get all-natural clean with Molly’s Suds Founder and CEO, Monica Leonard. After selecting every Molly’s Suds employee as her favorite, Monica activates her current product preferences, the twin powers—super powder laundry detergent and stain spray. The entire sustainable product lineup is without petrochemicals, solvents, dyes, and pesticides; making them always safe for people and the planet. With thorough research and comprehensive, green ingredient labels, Molly’s Suds truly takes the guess work out of purchasing harmless, yet effective, clean solutions. Monica also dishes with The Chrises on Molly’s Suds sustainable packaging and local environmental initiative— her brick-and-mortar store, The Refillery in Saint Petersburg, Florida. After teaching the community about waste, The Clean Queen hints at an upcoming product (hint: it may or may not be soap) and leaves little footprints on The Chrises hearts.

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