The SOB Podcast
#108 | So I Married A Pornographer

#108 | So I Married A Pornographer

April 29, 2022

The ex husband with a past in porn will forever have a label, no matter how much time or how many good deeds come to pass.  Joe and Shannon talk about how people that go through alternative experiences process them differently, and how the United States believes in punishment in perpetuity and prays for redemption never truly granted.

#017 | Life Soundtrack

#017 | Life Soundtrack

April 29, 2022

Is rap appropriate for kids?  Does grunge make you depressed? Does metal provoke violence?  Joe and Shannon talk about the wide range of music genres they both listen to, the band member roommates of the past, favorite concerts and their favorite Beatle.  

#016 | Screen Life

#016 | Screen Life

April 29, 2022

Physical and financial limitations meant movies and tv were the staple of entertainment for Joe growing up. He and Shannon talk about what content is appropriate for kids, ask if sex or violence is less harmful, and how much should censors allow overall?  How much do vicarious experiences shape us as people?

#015 |  The Sex Industry Pt 2 – Odd Jobs

#015 | The Sex Industry Pt 2 – Odd Jobs

December 31, 2021

Shannon makes Joe completely uncomfortable by explaining how running strip clubs and bachelor parties led her to running a less legal, private service that catered to clients with fetishes.  She shares some of the clients’ requests and how they were handled, including how she met her second husband.  Joe remembers his babysitter that, unbeknownst to him at the time, was a dominatrix.  

#014 | The Sex Industry Pt 1 – Keeping it Legal

#014 | The Sex Industry Pt 1 – Keeping it Legal

December 30, 2021

Shannon explains how her first husband exposed her to gentlemen’s clubs, how she worked in her first one illegally, and how she used her business and management skills in clubs all over the county.  She explains the structure of clubs to Joe, who claims to have never been in one.  She also explains how bachelor parties work outside of a club – and how she helped organize a network of private entertainment.  

#013 | Great Expectations

#013 | Great Expectations

December 30, 2021

Joe takes the lead and talks about holidays then and now, good and bad, real and fake.  He and Shannon remember some of their holidays, including some they would rather forget, and talk about the difficulty of having traditions with no traditional family. 

#012 | The Puppet Master

#012 | The Puppet Master

October 21, 2021

Walter was the friend of the family that made them each other’s enemies so he could have control - particularly over the women. Shannon tells how she was manipulated and how she learned to manipulate, and how that relationship has affected family dynamics and life for her and Joe.

#011 | Mama I‘m Coming Home

#011 | Mama I‘m Coming Home

October 21, 2021

Shannon and Joe talk about their multiple moves from modest to mansion and the life circumstances that prompted each one.

#010 | Plastic Surgery - The Good, The Bad, and The Beautiful

#010 | Plastic Surgery - The Good, The Bad, and The Beautiful

September 20, 2021

Shannon talks about some of her own procedures and their results. She shares her experiences including undergoing surgery in an office after hours - without general anesthesia, how she traveled to Costa Rica for another elective surgery, and how her first plastic surgery in 1993 has continued to create health complications.
Joe basically judges her vanity throughout the whole episode.

#009 | Reunions, Rumors, and Rape!

#009 | Reunions, Rumors, and Rape!

July 22, 2021
Shannon and Joe talk about how the events and aftermath of one high school party in 1988 changed life forever, and what the ramifications of that night have been.
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