The SOB Podcast
#022 | We Don’t Need No Education

#022 | We Don’t Need No Education

September 22, 2022
Are the kids being educated or indoctrinated?  Joe and Shannon discuss the purpose of the public education system in the United States and how it has changed over the years.
#021 | Incarceration, Inc

#021 | Incarceration, Inc

September 12, 2022
The prison system has become big business in America.  Joe and Shannon talk about how the war on drugs and for profit prisons have filled cells and ruined families across the country.  They share their experience visiting a level 5 maximum security facility for years.
#020 | Power Positions

#020 | Power Positions

September 9, 2022
Shannon talks about her experiences dating wealthy and powerful men and how they differ from some widely held misconceptions and Joe talks about being collateral damage from his mother's choices.  They also discuss how and why smart women (and men) can make bad choices, and how they can break unhealthy patterns. 
#019 | The Fake Nemesis - Good Strategy or Bad Attitude?

#019 | The Fake Nemesis - Good Strategy or Bad Attitude?

September 7, 2022
Shannon and Joe talk about the fake nemesis - what is it, how and why is it created, and the pros and cons of having one (which you probably do whether you know it or not).
#018 | So I Married A Pornographer

#018 | 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. 

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