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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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