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Songs With Friends #32: I Petty the Cool (J)

Songs With Friends #32: I Petty the Cool (J)

July 31, 2019

Join your old pals Kelly and Steve Williams for another edition of Songs With Friends!  This week we dive into Tom Petty's "You Don't Know How It Feels" and LL Cool J's "Hey Lover!" Topics include Tom Petty's crumbling marriage, more 80s tournament talk, Kelly's utter disregard of podcasting kayfabe, Scott Criscuolo's lust for Hawk and Animal, payphone banks, vanilla ice cream, and much more!

Songs With Friends 31: Slippin’ w/Gin & Tacos

Songs With Friends 31: Slippin’ w/Gin & Tacos

July 13, 2019

Kelly and Steve are back for another fun filled hour of Songs With Friends!  Our song picks this week are "Slippin'" by DMX and "Hey Jealousy" by Gin Blossoms. Topics include global warming, BK Tacos vs Jack in the Box Tacos, 80s song tournament bracketology, drunk dialing, the art of the sell, the steps to crack addiction, that angry lil bagel fella, and why you never trust a kid with a rattail!

Songs With Friends 30: Tribute to ‘94

Songs With Friends 30: Tribute to ‘94

July 5, 2019

Kelly and Steve are here to cover two of our favorite songs from 1994, Warren G and Nate Dogg's "Regulate" and Lisa Loeb's "Stay (I Missed You)!"  Topics include unfortunate injuries, dice games gone awry, chasing skirts, wholesale hookers, literal music videos, the culinary skills of our friends, loud AC units, Steve's crush on Lisa Loeb, Ethan Hawke's career trajectory, All 4 One, SCI plans, and a cat named Pudentang!

Songs With Friends #29: Strings of Baby Earls

Songs With Friends #29: Strings of Baby Earls

June 19, 2019

Kelly and Steve are back to break down Kenny Chesney's "The Good Stuff" and Fuel's "Shimmer!" We talk about sad boy hours, pounding the cold milks at the bar, baby Earl, the plight of the alcoholic bar owner, alibis, strings of pearls, lazy music videos, different ways people process loss, fraudulent cowboys, and much more! 

Songs With Friends #28: Seger-Charmed Life

Songs With Friends #28: Seger-Charmed Life

June 4, 2019

Steve Williams and Kelly joined forces once again to talk about Bob Seger's "Night Moves" and Third Eye Blind's "Semi Charmed Life!" Topics include awkward teenage premarital relations, opossums, drive-in movies, time as a concept, a live read gone terribly awry, selling Star Wars tickets in the library, crystal meth, lazy radio edits, stained mattresses, and opportunities for YOU to possibly make a guest appearance on a future episode!

Songs With Friends 27: The Anniversary Special

Songs With Friends 27: The Anniversary Special

May 16, 2019

Kelly and Steve celebrate one full year of being back on our BS here on the Pop feed with an N SYNC live watch!  Pull up a chair, grab a drink, and watch in amazement as Justin Timberlake steadily surpasses JC Chasez and becomes the new King of Pop! For those of you wanting to follow along at home, we watch the music videos for I Want You Back, Tearin' Up My Heart, Drive Myself Crazy, Bye, Bye, Bye, It's Gonna Be Me, Pop, Girlfriend, and Gone!

Songs With Friends 26: C’est La VH1

Songs With Friends 26: C’est La VH1

May 2, 2019

Kelly and Steve are back to cover "C'est La Vie" as performed by B*Witched and "Torn" by Natalie Imbruglia! Topics include euphemisms, an unfortunate sidebar involving a washing machine, Bob Seger, VH1 Storytellers, and we reveal the plans for the first anniversary show!

Songs With Friends 25: Strawberry Wayne

Songs With Friends 25: Strawberry Wayne

April 21, 2019

Kelly and Steve return with a WILD edition of Songs With Friends! This week we review Lil Wayne's "How to Love" and Deana Carter's "Strawberry Wine."  Topics include Hugo's restlessness, bad attention vs no attention, Steve's bias against all things Lil, destruction of budget hotels, unfortunate syringe placement, spicy chocolate bars, Boone's Farm, the influence of mullets in southern pop culture, and the return of Alan Crackson!

Songs With Friends 24: ZebraBush

Songs With Friends 24: ZebraBush

April 8, 2019
Kelly, Steve, and Jason Sherman are here for Songs With Friends 24!  This week, we break down Zebrahead's "The Hell That Is My Life" and Bush's "Loneliness Is A Killer." Talking points include Jason choosing to record the show from the back of a moving 18-wheeler, choosing sides in the Rossdale vs Shelton debate, Steve being shockingly adept at relationship advice, Coach Gregg Popovich, our following in the middle school community (no, really!), and wildly opposing interpretations of the lyrics.  We will try to do better next time!
 
 
 
 

 

Songs With Friends 23: Hard to Imagine (Concentrating on Red Hot Temptation)

Songs With Friends 23: Hard to Imagine (Concentrating on Red Hot Temptation)

March 24, 2019

Kelly and Steve return for more Songs With Friends!  We make our first trek to Motown when we review the 1971 hit "Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)" from The Temptations!  We touch on generational views on marriage, floor model televisions, cowardice, desperation, and the importance of putting yourself in the game.  After a quick break and Steve's updated candy homework assignment, we move onto "Hard to Concentrate," the 2006 Red Hot Chili Peppers song.  Kelly presents this romantic masterpiece while Steve spends the entire segment pointing out that 75 percent of the lyrics are about getting it on. It's as awkward as it sounds.  Enjoy!

Songs With Friends 22: Frontin’ November

Songs With Friends 22: Frontin’ November

March 7, 2019

Join Steve Williams and Kelly for episode 22 of Songs With Friends!  On the docket this week are the Guns and Roses epic "November Rain" and Pharrell Williams and Jay-Z's "Frontin.'" Topics include Kelly's pharmaceutical adventures, scandalous wedding dresses, church tongue, ECW November to Remember, the art of being back on your bs, digital cameras, our plans for the winning Powerball jackpot, plus a bonus interruption from Hugo The Podcast Pup as he prepares for his nightly snooze. Thanks for listening!

Songs With Friends 21: Abducted On A Plain

Songs With Friends 21: Abducted On A Plain

February 24, 2019

Steve Williams and Kelly are back for another fun filled episode of Songs With Friends!  The songs on this week's docket are "Not Ready to Make Nice" by The Dixie Chicks and Nirvana's "On A Plain."  Along the way we get into Myspace memories, the stress of picking a Top 8, manipulative folks, Abducted in Plain Sight (SPOILERZ), The Price is Right, preferred siblings, Freedom Fries, Diane Sawyer, and much more!  

Songs With Friends 20: Shallow Wishes

Songs With Friends 20: Shallow Wishes

February 11, 2019

Settle in with Kelly and Steve for episode 20 of Songs With Friends! First, we dive deep into Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's "Shallow."  Then we hip hop into our time machine to cover Skee-Lo's "I Wish."  We break down the Louisville health department restaurant rating system, work field trips, how Steve ended up in choir, the struggles of being a late bloomer, Kelly riding the coattails of her tall younger brother, and our first ever unanimous song pick for the next show! 

Songs With Friends 19: 10ccs of Alanis

Songs With Friends 19: 10ccs of Alanis

February 3, 2019

Steve and Kelly are BACK for more Songs With Friends! First, we take on 10cc's "I'm Not In Love," then we jump ahead 30 years to discuss Alanis Morrisette's "Everything." Topics include Steve's brave battle with Ebola (thoughts and prayers), unsightly wall stains, Walmart power outages, Dave Coulier, Mark McGwire, and the longest sidebar in the history of the show in which Steve breaks down the highs and lows of his first love while Kelly struggles to make sense of it all. If you like what you hear, tell a friend!

Songs With Friends 18: R.E.M.L.F.O.

Songs With Friends 18: R.E.M.L.F.O.

January 14, 2019

Kelly and Steve Williams dive into REM's "Losing My Religion" and LFO's "Every Other Time" on the 18th edition of Songs With Friends!  Topics include scary stalker behavior, MTV Cribs, high school drama, southern colloquialisms, homemade Affliction shirts, Pop-Up Video, gray sweatpants, our preferred methods of music piracy, an impromptu music survey, and Kelly's plans to interview the ghosts of Steve's past!