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December 28, 2008 (S18) – Conflicts & Resolutions

BFN Networks presents
Noble Efforts
Season 18
December 28, 2008
Conflicts & Resolutions

“You’re wearing cookie perfume! What did you fuckin’ expect?!”

Hosts:
Bob Dubilina
Kyle Ramos

EPISODE GUIDE:

  • Special BFN Opener: The Emergency Contact

Song: Jimmie’s Chicken Shack / Dropping Anchor (BFN Live)

  • BFN Ghostbusters Introductions
  • Last Chance to Ditch This Year’s Baggage (aka Pandora’s Box ’08)
  • Kyle’s Surprise Announcement (aka The End of a Sitcom)

Song: Josh Joplin / A Hard Year

    Bob & Veronica: The Final Battle
  • Round #1 (aka The Maeve Flashback)
  • The Fair Factor
  • Round #2 (aka Becoming an Asshole)
  • Full vs. Gradual Disclosure
  • Definitions of a Toxic Relationship
  • The Hardest Lesson Learned

Song: Dewey Kincade & The Navigators / Referee

  • A Reason to Drink?
  • The Kyle Ramos Break-Up Diet
  • The Brutal Aftermath (aka “I’ll Show Her!”)
  • Consoling the Inconsolable (aka The Second Coming of Kutcher)
  • Alyssa’s Apathy
  • The Giant Crab Analogy

Song: John Mellencamp / Mean

  • Coke On Pizza?
  • Weekend Getaway (aka Mexico vs. Minneapolis)
  • Anticipated Reunion with Jamelle (aka Fuckin’ SWEET Tattoos)
  • Anne’s Lack of Enthusiasm
  • What About Bob?: An Epiphany

Reevaluating Our Standards & Practices in 2009:

  • Proposition #1: Give It Time
  • Proposition #2: Let Them Discover You
  • Point/Counterpoint: Earning/Choosing Trust
  • Patience, Not Pressure
  • Proposition #3: Curb Your Intensity
  • One Man’s Self-Respect Is Another Man’s Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Remember: It’s the Journey, Not the Destination

Song: Biffy Clyro / Mountains

  • The Dubilina Heartbreak Conspiracy
  • Saving Graces to End ’08
  • That Constant Craving for Closure
  • “What More Can I Do?” (aka Pop Culture Panacea)
  • BFN: A Recorded History of Failures & Mistakes
  • Continual Evolution
  • Sign-Off: The More It Hurts the More It Works, It’s BFN Networks!

Song: Watershed / Over Too Soon

Like to hear more about our hangups, neuroses, heartbreak and debauchery? Check out the rest of our podcasts!

Noble Efforts
The utter moral and emotional downward spiral of Justin Velander Holt.

The Sound Of You & Me
Off-the-cuff band interviews featuring exclusive live performances! Recently featured: William Topley, Red Wanting Blue, Rogue Wave, People In Planes, Jimmie’s Chicken Shack, Joshua James, Among The Oak & Ash, Luke Brindley, Tina Dico, The Spares and so much more! There’s even an extensive selection of free music in it for you!

Secondhand Neon
Chronicles and confessions of life on the fringe.

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December 10, 2008 (S18) – The Chronicles Of Ramos

BFN Networks presents
Noble Efforts
Season 18
December 10, 2008
The Chronicles Of Ramos

“Kyle’s in charge!”

Hosts:
Bob Dubilina
Kyle Ramos

EPISODE GUIDE:

  • Special BFN Opener: Suspension of Duties

Song: Jimmie’s Chicken Shack / Dropping Anchor

  • Introductions Under Protest
  • A Round of Applause for the In-Studio Audience
  • Dead (& Fat) By 30 (aka Pizzajackers!)
  • Guns ‘N Marriage
  • Inheriting the Old Family Business (aka Kyle Full of Grace)
  • For Love of Cheesecake
  • Jenn’s Cookin’ in Kyle’s Kitchen

Song: Ryan Adams & The Cardinals / Magick

    Reviewing Reaction:
  • Rom-Com vs. Sitcom (aka Two Seasons of Faux-British Sitclips)
  • The Dedication In Question (aka Meta-Beheader)
  • How Drama Inspires a Better Performance (aka Hate Sex as the Norm)
  • First Official Critique! (aka “Agreeble But Flavorless”)
  • Writing Solely for Good Reviews
  • Unexpected Responses

Song: Love Is All / New Beginnings

  • Creative Input Oreo Analogy
  • “Chicago Is Dead!” (aka Exodus from Heartbreak)
  • Possible Future Destinations
  • Requirements for a New City (aka Encounters with ACM)
  • Jubilation By Ejaculation!
  • Auctioning Off the Co-Host Chair
  • Kyle’s Pure Awesome(!) Music Project

Song: Capgras Collapse / Some Fires (Don’t Go Out)

  • BFN Exclusive Free Download: Esoteric Allusions (Coming Soon!)
  • Pills & Booze: A Fine Balance
  • Kyle’s Epic Self-Medicated Saturday Night Rumble
  • An Appeal Not to Give Up the Addiction

Song: The Wrens / Rest Your Head

  • Late-Night Father-Son Bonding
    The Soundtrack of Our Childhoods:
  • Our First Favorite Artists
  • Rockstar Crushes (aka “She’s Healthy”)
  • Kyle’s First Landmark Live Show
  • Sounds Shapes the Style
  • Befriending a Beloved Punk Hero
  • Remembering Your 9th Grade Music Collection
  • Sign-Off: Find Some Old Friends, It’s BFN Networks!

Song: Armchair Martian / Barely Passing

Like to hear more about our hangups, neuroses, heartbreak and debauchery? Check out the rest of our podcasts!

Noble Efforts
The utter moral and emotional downward spiral of Justin Velander Holt.

The Sound Of You & Me
Off-the-cuff band interviews featuring exclusive live performances!
Recently featured: William Topley, Red Wanting Blue, Rogue Wave, People In Planes, Jimmie’s Chicken Shack, Joshua James, Among The Oak & Ash, Luke Brindley, Tina Dico, The Spares and so much more! There’s even an extensive selection of free music in it for you!

Secondhand Neon
Chronicles and confessions of life on the fringe.

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December 3, 2008 (S18) – The Long Con

BFN Networks presents
Noble Efforts
Season 18
December 3, 2008
The Long Con

“Put a muzzle on it!”

Hosts:
Bob Dubilina
Kyle Ramos

EPISODE GUIDE:

  • Special BFN Opener: Location, Location, Location

Song: Jimmie’s Chicken Shack / Dropping Anchor

  • “How Do You Steal Away an American Girl from a Handsome Aussie?”
  • Lisa’s Allergic to All Things Cute (aka High Demand for Inbred Hypoallergenic Kittens)
  • Cat Batter on a Hot Tin Roof: A Play
  • Tony-Sweeping Introductions
  • Be Wary of that Convict Smile (aka “The Aussie Paint Job” Con)
  • Rosie & The Smooth Australian Triple Hustle
  • The Legend of “Long Con” Dubilina
  • Blackballed from All Things Australian

Song: Tina Turner / Another Hero

  • Big Investments on Love
  • A Man of Token Friends
  • The Master Takes an Apprentice (aka St. Elmo’s Gunfire)
  • Bob’s “Not Gay Enough!” Aussie Couple (aka A History of Uptight Homosexual Roommates)
  • The Greatest Singer-Swindlers of All Time
  • The Anti-Platonic Cuddle Buddy (aka No Rest Next to a Cute Girl)
  • The Penis Has a Mind of Its Own
  • Wanna Cuddle? Get A Gay Boyfriend!
  • More Problems with Kyle’s Penis

Song: [wpaudio url="music/BirdSek-OmPraMahPood.mp3" text="Bird-Sek / Om Pra Ma Pood"]

  • The Greatest Con of All (aka The “Highest Moral Standard” Scheme)
  • The Trouble with Immortality (aka Vampires’ Lament)

Song: The Flaming Lips / Fight Test

    Turkey Day Tomfoolery:
  • Cramped Space Sex Funk
  • Moving on the Hot Couple
  • How to Keep Your Girl in Check (aka “Tell Him You Were Putting Up Shelves!”)
  • Preemptive Make-Out Session with Dr. Jess (aka A Wariness of Virgins)
  • Lazy Day Conquests (aka “Just Be A Person!”)
  • Eagle vs. Mallard

Song: Ben Weaver / Pretty Girl

    The Faulty Wingman:
  • Sweet Caroline & Buffalo Bob
  • The Jim Jones of Logan Square
  • “Hey, Who Is This Fuck?!” – The Official Podcast of Kyle Ramos
  • Pearls of Wisdom for Future Travels (aka Rogue French Girls)
  • Lisa Botches the Alibi (aka Lying Skeeze vs. Desperate Rebound Guy)
  • The First Rule for Coveting Another Man’s Woman
  • Mad Props for Wingman Ramos
  • The “New Truth” Hand Signal
  • The Perfect Defense for an Unforeseen Hitch

Song: Harold Crisman / Give It Everything

  • Bob Dubilina, Karaoke Superstar
  • Kyle Ramos, Self-Loathing Top Shit
  • The Five Steps of Addiction
  • Blame the Thais for the Tsunami!
  • The Chinese Girl & Her All-American Boyfriend (aka The Farmhand Philosopher)
  • A Torrent of Charm Fully Unleashed
  • Sign-Off: Going for the Long Con, It’s BFN Networks!

Song: Sense Field / What Never Dies

Like to hear more about our hangups, neuroses, heartbreak and debauchery? Check out the rest of our podcasts!

Noble Efforts
The utter moral and emotional downward spiral of Justin Velander Holt.

The Sound Of You & Me
Off-the-cuff band interviews featuring exclusive live performances!

Recently featured: William Topley, Red Wanting Blue, Rogue Wave, People In Planes, Jimmie’s Chicken Shack, Joshua James, Among The Oak & Ash, Luke Brindley, Tina Dico, The Spares and so much more! There’s even an extensive selection of free music in it for you!

Secondhand Neon
Chronicles and confessions of life on the fringe.

LEAVE YOUR STATIC FEEDBACK! POST A COMMENT!

November 30, 2008 (S18) – The Wrecking Ball

BFN Networks presents
Noble Efforts
Season 18
November 30, 2008
The Wrecking Ball

See this puppy? It’s for fucking you!

Hosts:
Bob Dubilina
Kyle Ramos

Special Guest:
Maya Dynamite!

EPISODE GUIDE:

  • Special BFN Opener: Giving Thanks ’08

Song: Jimmie’s Chicken Shack / Dropping Anchor

  • The Soundtrack of Our Lives (aka David Lee Nostradamus)
  • Neo-Pop-Punk Introductions

Song: The Blessing / Sixteen

  • No Multitasking for Richard Marx!
    Anna Malakov:
  • Dynamite! Dating Services (aka A New Source of Social Poaching)
  • Jiminy Cricket & Justin Timberlake
  • Banned from Facebook (& Other Social Sites!)
  • Possible Roommate Railroading
  • Master Berkley’s Master Plan (aka The Girl to End All Friendships)
  • In Defense of Guns N’ Roses

Song: Buckcherry / Tired Of You

  • Why Bob Doesn’t Drink (aka Better Ways to Get Wasted)
  • The Cute Girl with Big Eyes
  • Bob Dubilina, Traveling Man
  • A Place to Keep ‘Em Entertained
  • Bob’s First East Coast JAP! (aka Mico the Cocktail Vampiress)
  • Green with Game
  • The Wrecking Ball (aka Sim City Rampage!)
  • All-Female Demolition Crew
  • Dubilina’s Ideal Dating Scenario (aka Going for the “M”)

Song: Jesus H Christ and the Four Hornsmen of the Apocalypse / Connecticut’s For Fucking

  • The Greatness of the Letter M
    “The Date of Your Conception” Icebreaker:
  • Mantrap!: A Stepmother’s Version of Events
  • Kyle’s Preconception
  • Darwinian Dynamite!
  • The DP Twin Theory (aka Why There Are No Mexican Twins)
  • Speedy & Efficient Farmhand Production (aka The Third Dynamite)

Song: Millencolin / Route One

  • The V-Day Babies (aka Milestone Dates of Conception)
  • Kyle Throws Out His Back (aka The Pill-Poppin’ Party Animal)
  • An Addiction Challenged (aka “I Can Quit Anytime!”)

Song: Kings Of Leon / Notion

  • Date-Dodging to Keep the Mystery Alive (aka Avoiding Anna)
  • The Pick-Up Puppy (aka Sluts for Pups)
  • Bob Dubilina’s Bold & Blunt Flirting Technique: A Reenactment
  • Kyle Forgoes Condoms
  • The Ultimate Puppy Pick-Up Line
  • Going for Girls with Big Dogs
  • The Dictator Fetish
  • Addressing the Moustache
  • Kyle Works a Mean Game – LITERALLY!
  • Beware the Walking Question Marks

Song: The Insecurities / Bite My Tongue

  • One Plate for Thanksgiving
  • Obnoxious Wine Purchases for Natalie (aka Italian for Assholes)
  • A Lack of Imagination in the Bedroom
  • The Goodie Goodie Dating Method
  • Bypassing a Difficult Situation
  • Why Bob First Rejected Maya
  • Kyle’s Fear of Intimacy
  • The Recent Facebook Attack
  • The Fine Line Between Accountability & Paranoia
  • Big Heart, No Feelings
  • Roundabout Apologies (In Lieu of Arson)
  • Sign-Off: Oh Look, Here’s A Kitten . . . It’s BFN Networks!

Song: Catfish Haven / You Can Have Me

Like to hear more about our hangups, neuroses, heartbreak and debauchery? Check out the rest of our podcasts!

Noble Efforts
The utter moral and emotional downward spiral of Justin Velander Holt.

The Sound Of You & Me
Off-the-cuff band interviews featuring exclusive live performances!
Recently featured: William Topley, Red Wanting Blue, Rogue Wave, People In Planes, Jimmie’s Chicken Shack, Joshua James, Among The Oak & Ash, Luke Brindley, Tina Dico, The Spares and so much more! There’s even an extensive selection of free music in it for you!

Secondhand Neon
Chronicles and confessions of life on the fringe.

LEAVE YOUR STATIC FEEDBACK! POST A COMMENT!