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the Grapes of Rad

A not-boring, well-produced podcast about nonsense.

Friday, January 22, 2016

  • A Short Update
    We’ve been absent from both The Grapes of Rad and A Look Bakula for several weeks, and in this short update we explain why, when we expect to return, and what you can do in our absence.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

  • 280: In The Whale
    We won’t shut up about them, and now In The Whale is finally on Deez Grapes! Get to know Nate Valdez & Eric Riley as Nick & Aaron sit down with one of their favorite up-and-coming bands.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

  • 279: Our 69th Anniversary
    Topics include: Water, not Coca-Cola, is an essential requirement for Chimpanzees, ’Tis the Season! (for Aaron’s Santa themed Miley Cyrus parody), Nick’s new job, it’s our anniversary, Aaron in Portland, your emails, improper sausage usage and more!

Thursday, October 15, 2015

  • 278: Some Kind of Podcast
    Topics include: Our Quantum Leap LIVE show experience, Aaron joins Nick in unemployment (we’re doing great!), how to properly play Mario Kart, The Pope goes Prog, Aaron hearts Bernie, and lots more!

Sunday, September 13, 2015

  • 277: People in Their 30s
    Aaron’s back from Burning Man and tells some tales while answering questions from Nick and a bunch of Listeners via social media. We talk about other stuff, too. But not much.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

  • 276: It's Been a While
    Aaron takes the “Do Us a Flavor” Challenge, Seinfeld as a judge of character, Trump theories, giving up drinking for 40 days, Burning Man, Goldmember the Gangmember, and much more!

Saturday, July 18, 2015

  • 275: Gauche about Cancer
    Nick's brother PJ joins us for a special episode where he tells us all about having Stage 4 terminal colon cancer. PJ is candid, honest, and holds nothing back as we talk about the moment he found out, what life is like now, and demands for his funeral.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

  • 274: Hard Out
    Topics include: our guest Sean DeTore, when jobs are over, show business, Nick went to the doctor for the first time as an adult, CRYSTAL PEPSI IS COMING BACK, the genius of Nate Fernald, Get in the Box Pat, our cable-less life, and more!

Friday, June 12, 2015

  • 273: Stephisode before you Wrephisode
    Topics include: whipped cream v. cottage cheese, Dads & Grads, relationship advice for Steph’s 13 yr-old son, Taco Bell, grief, the metaphysical, and Nick diving into a pile of money. All of that and more!

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

  • 272: FOIST
    Topics include: The system is down, Nick doesn't know his directions, an email from Listener Mike, The great return of Foisting a Character on Aaron, Aaron dresses Nick for a job interview, Caitlyn Jenner, Nick & PJ met Jimmy Pardo, and more!

Monday, May 18, 2015

  • 271: Fwd: Fwd: Fwd: Fwd:
    Topics include: Nick introduces a NEW GAME like Puddle of NickelCreed called DashBlink Chemical, Aaron hung with GRiZ, Nick & his dad finally talked about their issues, an employee got fired for watching TONS of porn on the job, Video Prozac, Get in the Box Pat, and the greatest story ever told (see above picture).

Thursday, May 7, 2015

  • 270: Aaron Goes to Jail
    Topice include: Aaron just walked in from jail, Nick & Aaron saw In The Whale again, Nick’s brother’s funeral plan, toilet etiquette, and much much more!

Thursday, April 30, 2015

  • 269: Honking It
    Our LA friends and recent The Leap Home: A Look Bakula guests Genevieve Haas and Andrew Walsh are back, baby!

Thursday, April 23, 2015

  • 268: Warrior Bunnies with JOSEPH
    Aaron sits down again with Natalie, Meegan, and Alison Closner of the band Joseph. Lots of love and deep conversations in this special interview episode.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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