Did They Really Just Say That?

Did They Really Just Say That?

Two Firefighters raised by Bugs Bunny and shaped by Seinfeld discuss anything and everything in this delicious, conversational guacamole prepared just for you at the Avocado Studio. This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy

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October 22, 2021 74 min

Episode 53 - "Brotherhood is Forever”

This week Dave and I speak to former firefighter and blacksmith Jorge Cuellar. He left the Fire Department after 9 years of service to join the growing family business. Great stories and inspiration abound is this very brotherly episode. You never leave the Fire Service family, it is always your home.

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Episode 52 - "Inspiration From a G-Man”

This week we speak with an actual FBI Professional Staff, Program Manager! Dave’s brother-in-law Gabe Rodriguez! Hear the inspirational story of how he recovered from a devastating high school counseling comment to rise to some amazing heights! A Definite must listen episode. Oh yeah, Dave and I are there as well. We also tell some more tales from the haunted fire station. Tonight’s story ...

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October 8, 2021 79 min

Episode 51 - "The Haunting of Lupito”

Welcome to season two! Brian joins us for a cat update and yet another somewhat disturbing story. We talk politics, sports, and finish up with the history of Lupito. Lupito is the ghost that haunts Fire station #2 in Laredo, TX.

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October 1, 2021 63 min

Episode 50 - "What Are They Going to Do…Fire Us?"

Welcome to season two! We run a quick recap of season one and recall all of our studio guests and great stories. David Pines over yet another drummer, Carter Beauford from The Dave Matthews Band. We also go back to Chris’ glory days and listen to one of the studio recordings of his old band, Modern Image.

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September 24, 2021 81 min

Episode 49 - "Season 1 Finale"

49 Episodes have now come and gone! We look back on the entire year and all of the great times we have had. Politics, news and Dave’s love for Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham.

We have some big things planned for Season 2 which will start next week. We take no breaks and noprisoners!

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September 17, 2021 68 min

Episode 48 - "Burnout"

This week Dave and I discuss the very real phenomenon of Paramedic Burnout. Many suffer from it for various reasons. We also touch on the hilarious political headlines and life in the Fire Service.

There is nothing better for first responders then sitting down with a few cold beers and letting it all out. This would probably be much better if we weren't so darn weird! Not that there is anything wron...

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September 10, 2021 87 min

Episode 47 - "A Huge Surprise Guest!"

Holy 90 minute special shows, AGAIN!


Sometimes we just can't contain all of the stupid things stuck in our heads and the show goes

loooooong. Its good therapy for us, and Lord knows we sure need it.


This week we are joined by special guest Guillermo Heard, Laredo Metro Fire Department Fire Chief and City of Laredo Emergency Manager, Holy Crap! We have been trying to get him as a guest f...

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September 3, 2021 65 min

Episode 46 "UISD - For The Children?"  

Just pure Chris and Dave tonight. Chris rants about the hot

mess that is currently United Independent School District and their apparent

lack of care for children’s safety.  We update on an amazing EMS call where a life was saved, and also discuss some great upcoming news for the podcast! 

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August 27, 2021 100 min

Episode 45 - "Ken-Ya Pass Me A Yuengling?"  

Tonight we welcome back two previous guests, Brian White and

Jesse "Taps" Tapia. We discuss tons of things in this extended 1 hour

and 41 minute audio salad we prepared just for you in the Avocado Studio. 


Thanks to the entire population of Kenya for making us the

158th highest rated comedy podcast in the entire country! I smell a Kenyan

Comedy Tour in our future!  


Special shou...

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August 20, 2021 61 min

Episode 44 - "The Truth"

Just me and my Dave tonight. Our favorite format. Just the

two of us Bee-bopping and skatting all over the place! We have a long

discussion about the struggles dealing with retirement after so  many years of service. This would probably be

much better if we weren't so darn weird! Not that there is anything wrong with

that!

 


Thank you for listening and we truly hope we have provided

you some sort of en...

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August 13, 2021 66 min

Episode 42 - "Cheers to the FBI !"

Just me and my Dave tonight. Our favorite format. Just the two of us Bee-bopping and skatting all over the place! We open our gift from our good friend and avid listener in the FBI Gabe Rodriguez! The most amazing Pilsner glasses ever from the Official FBI Gift Shop!

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August 6, 2021 65 min

Episode 41 - "The Rookies"

Tonight we are joined by Firefighters Jesus Mendoza and Raul Artolozaga from the most recent Laredo Fire Department Academy. We talk about fire station life and how they are adjusting to the lifestyle. We also touch on Jesus's 1 million plus view he gets on his Tik Tok videos!

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August 4, 2021 20 min

Bonus Episode 1

Just a quick thank you to all of our supporters! Chris and Dave bantering for 20 mins about whatever crosses their brains.

There is nothing better for first responders then sitting down with a few cold beers and letting it all out. This would probably be much better if we weren't so darn weird! Not that there is anything wrong with that!

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July 30, 2021 71 min

Episode 40 - "Two and a Half Men"

Tonight we are joined by Firefighter Fredo DeLaCruz. We talk about his career in the Laredo Fire Department up to this point. We also touch on what it is like to be the show's #1 fan!

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July 23, 2021 64 min

Episode 39 - "What's Up Doc?"

Tonight we are joined by our first non Fire Service guest Dr. Jose Garza. Dr Garza is a local Physician here in Laredo, TX. Together we discuss Childhood and what influenced us growing up. We also have a great discussion about the Corona Virus and the current situation we find ourselves in.

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July 16, 2021 55 min

Episode 38 - "Chris and Dave In The Morning"

Dave is about to take a road trip so we recorded this episode early to avoid playing a repeat. We recorded this on a Saturday morning with NO ALCOHOL! It was like being back in Dave's office at work. We hope you enjoy us sober!

Sometimes we just can't contain all of the stupid things stuck in our heads and the show goes loooooong. Its good therapy for us, and Lord knows we...

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July 9, 2021 61 min

Episode 37 - "Put The Wet Stuff On The Red Stuff"

We moved back inside and set the studio back up for 60 minutes of pure Chris and Dave. No guests, no sun and Dave relives his first fire since returning to the line.

Sometimes we just can't contain all of the stupid things stuck in our heads and the show goes loooooong. Its good therapy for us, and Lord knows we sure need it.

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July 2, 2021 102 min

Episode 36 - "Like A Bull In A China Shop!"

It's a beautiful day so we head outdoors to the Avocado Patio and Lounge to record this epic episode! Enjoy the light breeze and listen to the gentle hum of the Lawn Enforcement helicopters.

This week we are joined by EMS Supervisor Jorge Gomez and Firefighter Brian White both from the Laredo Metro Fire Department. Jorge physically assaults Dave the entire episode. Be the first...

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June 25, 2021 77 min

Episode 35 - "Ode Au Cul Des Marais"

Back to our favorite show format. Just Dave and I across the table from each other staring into each others eyes and trying not to laugh. We get back to the basics after the sheer chaos of episode 34.

Sometimes we just can't contain all of the stupid things stuck in our heads and the show goes loooooong. Its good therapy for us, and Lord knows we sure need it.

There is nothing better ...

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June 18, 2021 96 min

Episode 34 - "Back In The Blazing Saddle"

Holy 90 minute special shows, AGAIN!

Sometimes we just can't contain all of the stupid things stuck in our heads and the show goes loooooong. Its good therapy for us, and Lord knows we sure need it.

This week we are joined by Laredo Metro Fire Department District Chief of the EMS Training Division Jaime Lopez and soon to be Captain replacing Dave in the EMS Training Division Yoshio...

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