This Epic Disaster

This Epic Disaster

A weekly Atlanta-based podcast that examines the screw ups, the failures, the freak outs, the foul ups and all those who make them. Including you. Including us. Hosted by Cheri Brown and Rick Baldwin, This Epic Disaster features stories, interviews, games, trivia, chat, and valuable information you can use when the things in your life go horribly wrong.... Show More

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July 21, 2019 53 min

Episode 83 - A new Tennessee law that bans people from performing marriages if they were ordained online. Should a state be allowed to make this decision? Rick wonders if his wife is planning a polyamorous relationship with Jeff Goldblum and Johnny Depp. Driving while pulling a trailer shouldn't be a big deal, so why is Rick so concerned about doing it? We try to help people find their crushes with some Missed Connections. Our Live... Read more

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July 15, 2019 48 min

Episode 82: Rick brings a much needed present to Cheri to help her deal with one of her big fears. Rick visits the Grant Park Market in Atlanta and has nothing but praises. Cheri gets a dog bite and researches what to do when bitten. Rick wants to know what changes in a relationship would most affect your relationship for the worse. Our Live Beer Review finds us climbing Southbound Brewing Company's Mountain Jam.

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July 8, 2019 79 min

Cheri and Rick celebrate Independence Day with some gin cocktails and, I guess everyone can tell. Cheri make a guest appearance on the Earth Station Who Podcast #219. Tune in and give it a listen! Cheri has new dreams that she needs Rick to interpret. Rick realizes in the middle of the show that it is 10 years to the day that Rick and Cheri first met. Cheri is obsessed with Harry Potter Wizards Unite game. Our Live Beer Review is S... Read more

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July 1, 2019 79 min

Rick's home AC goes on the fritz so he gets naked and gets to Cheri's house. But not in that order. Cheri has important questions which may save the lives of space aliens or Earthlings, depending upon what's important to you. Rick does something he hasn't done in 26 years. He eats meat. On purpose. WTF?? He explains why. Our Live Beer Review is Hi Wire Lager by Hi Wire Brewing. Share the podcast with your friends! Repost links! Giv... Read more

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June 24, 2019 74 min

Wow, it's Episode 79, the last show of our 70s. And we still feel so young! On this show Rick buys a bat house and ponders where to install it. We read the results of our online poll about favorite comic strips and Rick reveals what he believes to be the 5 greatest comic strips of all time! Cheri discovers a misprint in Australian currency and may have revealed a "get rich quick" scheme. Our Live Beer Review is Southern Brewing Com... Read more

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June 17, 2019 65 min

Episode 78 - Rick and Cheri take the show on the road to Atlanta's Grind House Killer Burgers where they encounter steamy temperatures, hungry dogs and loud motors and Rick wonders if loud motors are a compensation for genital size. We read listener mail and ponder alternative representation to our viewpoints. Cheri makes a monumental screw up at work which could cost her her job. Is she still employed? Rick examines how much respo... Read more

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June 10, 2019 65 min

Episode 77 - Cheri has a couple of strange dreams she presents to Rick for interpretation. Rick thinks maybe, just maybe they are the exact same dream! Rick wants to know if it's racism to only want to date a person of a certain race. and what if the race is not one's own race? Rick believes he has psychic abilities and decides to test them out on the spot. Things don't look very promising but would Cheri believe him anyway? Our Li... Read more

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June 3, 2019 60 min

Episode 76 - What are you favorite movies that, for whatever reason, haven't held up well over time? You know the ones, you loved them when you went to see them at the theater but when you watch them now they seem like some bad TV movie. Also, which movies have held up so well over the years, they could still seem like new even now? Send us an email and tell us your favorites. Would you want your every movements to be tracked in ex... Read more

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May 27, 2019 77 min

Episode 75 - Well, we're never going to hit it big and be on iTunes' Best New Podcast list or in an NPR podcast spotlight, so we might as well name an episode "Chocolate Cow Titties." Rick discovers a new musical artist who has been around for some time now. Cheri tries to wade through a negative situation with a friend. Rick decides to examine Georgia's new "Heartbeat Bill" in a non political, non religious way. Good luck, dumbass... Read more

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May 21, 2019 44 min

Episode 74 - Some episodes seem to be cursed from the beginning. Like this one, for instance. 15 minutes into the podcast, we realize we aren't actually recording. So, we now are literally making podcasts no one listens to. But, alas, we begin again because that's what we do. Rick decides to start doing yoga again and it hurts. Cheri and Rick start a blitz of facts. There. You're smarter now. Rick discovers people in Asia are putti... Read more

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May 13, 2019 61 min

Episode 73 - We try to come up with a more effective curse word. In spite of that, Cheri exceeds her allotted amount of "F-bombs" in this show. Rick wants to know what foods you would still eat after dropping on the floor and what are the requirements for keeping or throwing away dropped food. Some of the best garage sale deals ever are revealed. Cheer wonders if anyone ever has "pet regret." Our Live "Beer" Review is Hemptails by ... Read more

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May 6, 2019 65 min

Episode 72 - Rick has a grocery store encounter of the strange and embarrassing kind. Cheri's underwater fears come back to haunt her. Rick has a panic attach while in the crawl space of his house. Cheri questions the motivations of creative endeavors. Our Live Beer Review is Over and Over Pineapple Sour Ale by Orpheus Brewing.

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April 29, 2019 63 min

Episode 71 - We're recording this week on Rick's birthday and he decides, instead of a Live Beer Review, he wants a scotch comparison. So that happens. Cheri wonders which is more important, to be financially secure or to be emotionally secure. What do you think? Rick explains why it is important in art and in life to move like a shark. Wave goodbye to April, everybody!

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April 22, 2019 63 min

Episode 70 - Rick and Cheri ponder the meaning and the rituals of Easter, from eggs and chocolates to coming back from the dead. Rick tells 12 stories of actual resurrections (really?). Cheri has cheat codes for a special game. Our Live Beer Review is Maudite Belgian Style Double Ale by Unibroue.

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April 15, 2019 59 min

Episode 69 (heh, heh...) - Cheri goes on vacation and gets naked and high, which sounds like she didn't go on vacation at all. She comes back with an arm bruise from bad archery technique. Rick went to Nashville and came back with an unusable podcast interview. What would be the worst super hero powers a person could have? Cheri delivers an exhaustive list. Rick has very large trees (At least 200 feet) removed from his front yard a... Read more

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April 7, 2019 76 min

Episode 68 - Rick starts off in a dark mood and wonders which TV commercial spokesperson you would kill if you could. A discussion (and review) about the Motley Crue biopic "The Dirt" leads to another discussion about who the greatest "hairband" vocalist might be. Cheri discusses a story about a snake which has intrigued her for decades. Rick speculates how he might handle dangerous confrontations even though he admits he probably ... Read more

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April 1, 2019 65 min

Episode 67 - After years of podcasting Rick is miffed that he and Cheri still don't have their own Wikipedia page. Cheri makes a startling admission that she doesn't really care for one of Rick's all-time-favorite bands. Rick makes a startling admission of his own about an artist he used to love. Somehow the conversation turns to talk of penises. We really try not to do this. But it happened. Cheri discusses an identity disorder wh... Read more

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March 25, 2019 70 min

Episode 66 - Rick goes to a P!NK concert and decides he is way too old for concerts but he wonders who you would HAVE to go see in concert if you had the chance. Cheri admits she has trouble meeting people but also admits she doesn't like getting off the couch. She does however enjoy getting naked with strangers and she has a difficult time making Rick understand. Rick has a theory about high school sports teams and a person's self... Read more

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March 18, 2019 79 min

Episode 65: Happy new week everyone! This week's show is a very important episode but also comes with a warning. Of all of our NSFW shows, this is one of the NSFWiest so please keep that in mind. Rick has a HUGE revelation that leads the discussion down one gigantic rabbit hole. Cheri and Rick discuss and explore some issues dealing with the trans community in their typical irreverent ways, yet still somehow do so with respect. Go ... Read more

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March 11, 2019 61 min

Episode 64: It's "St. Patrick's Day" Week and we get our Irish on by discussing St. Patrick's Day and Irish etiquette. We crack open our HUGE sack of listener mail and then discuss 18 of the best Irish movies you can watch for your celebration. Rick decides to try out CBD hemp oil and throws out an interesting idea for a future show. Our Live Beer Review this week is a controversial choice: Bud Light Platinum from Anheuser-Busch. W... Read more

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