About Men Radio

by The About Men Crew

About Men Radio
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 26
  • Last: 8 Jan 2018
About Men Radio is a show about men. Not all men, mind you, but specifically about a group of lifelong friends coping with rapidly changing gender roles and how they interact with their partners, their kids, their co-workers and each other. It's funny, feisty, smart-assed and very, very real.

Episodes (26)

  • Putting Fitness Back on Our Menu
    Putting Fitness Back on Our Menu
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    Published: 8 Jan 2018 Duration: 28:36
    Let’s be honest: Our attempt in 2016 to launch the About Men Radio Fitness Challenge — in which members of the posse pledged to improve our eating and exercise habits — collapsed quicker than a football handled by Tom Brady. But wait! Brady... Read more →
    Let’s be honest: Our attempt in 2016 to launch the About Men Radio Fitness Challenge — in which members of the posse pledged to improve our eating and exercise habits — collapsed quicker than a football handled by Tom Brady. But wait! Brady... Read more →

  • This Is Not The Star Wars Movie You Were Looking For
    This Is Not The Star Wars Movie You Were Looking For
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    Published: 21 Dec 2017 Duration: 27:36
    WARNING: This episode of About Men Radio contains spoilers for SW:TLJ!!! A small arthouse film by the name of Star Wars: The Last Jedi was quietly released in a few theaters across the known universe this past week. It’s getting good review... Read more →
    WARNING: This episode of About Men Radio contains spoilers for SW:TLJ!!! A small arthouse film by the name of Star Wars: The Last Jedi was quietly released in a few theaters across the known universe this past week. It’s getting good review... Read more →

  • Men, We Face Our Reckoning Post-Harvey Weinstein
    Men, We Face Our Reckoning Post-Harvey Weinstein
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    Published: 4 Dec 2017 Duration: 42:21
    How many times did Pedro and I *think* we were ready to record a show addressing the issue spawned by revelations of how movie mogul Harvey Weinstein treated women? Probably at least five times, I would say. And at every turn, when we woul... Read more →
    How many times did Pedro and I *think* we were ready to record a show addressing the issue spawned by revelations of how movie mogul Harvey Weinstein treated women? Probably at least five times, I would say. And at every turn, when we woul... Read more →

  • Who’s a True New Yawker? We Put Ourselves to the Test
    Who’s a True New Yawker? We Put Ourselves to the Test
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    Published: 20 Nov 2017 Duration: 33:31
    In this episode of About Men Radio, Chris and Pedro debate the finer points of country vs. city living. The discussion is not exactly the opening credits of “Green Acres,” but let’s just say that Chris was more the Eddie Albert character in... Read more →
    In this episode of About Men Radio, Chris and Pedro debate the finer points of country vs. city living. The discussion is not exactly the opening credits of “Green Acres,” but let’s just say that Chris was more the Eddie Albert character in... Read more →

  • On a Haunted Hayride, A-Shrieking I Will Go
    On a Haunted Hayride, A-Shrieking I Will Go
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    Published: 30 Oct 2017 Duration: 12:27
    If it’s Halloween time, it must mean it’s time for Chris to show the bravery of Sir Robin from “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” You remember him, right? He was not exactly brave but pretended to be. Well, in the spirit of Sir Robin, Chris... Read more →
    If it’s Halloween time, it must mean it’s time for Chris to show the bravery of Sir Robin from “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” You remember him, right? He was not exactly brave but pretended to be. Well, in the spirit of Sir Robin, Chris... Read more →

  • A White Guy and a Puerto Rican Talk About Racism
    A White Guy and a Puerto Rican Talk About Racism
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    Published: 16 Oct 2017 Duration: 33:33
    In this episode of About Men Radio, Pedro and I discuss the thorny intractable issue of racism and how we’ve experienced it. It’s a white dude (me) and a Puerto Rican (Pedro), who both grew up in the Bronx, talking about a topic that in man... Read more →
    In this episode of About Men Radio, Pedro and I discuss the thorny intractable issue of racism and how we’ve experienced it. It’s a white dude (me) and a Puerto Rican (Pedro), who both grew up in the Bronx, talking about a topic that in man... Read more →

  • Heavy on Coffee and Light on Sleep
    Heavy on Coffee and Light on Sleep
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    Published: 31 Jul 2017 Duration: 28:09
    Sleep but not nearly enough. Wake. Drink coffee. Drink more coffee. In fact, just pour the pot over your head to wake up. Rinse and repeat. If this sounds familiar, welcome to the crowd. Some of us might rise, but we won’t shine. As a socie... Read more →
    Sleep but not nearly enough. Wake. Drink coffee. Drink more coffee. In fact, just pour the pot over your head to wake up. Rinse and repeat. If this sounds familiar, welcome to the crowd. Some of us might rise, but we won’t shine. As a socie... Read more →

  • Does ‘Wonder Woman’ Signal a Culture Shift in Hollywood?
    Does ‘Wonder Woman’ Signal a Culture Shift in Hollywood?
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    Published: 26 Jun 2017 Duration: 28:22
    One of the best movies this summer far and away has been “Wonder Woman.” The movie stars Gal Gadot, who is not just a pretty face. She’s got poise, comic sensibilities, acrobatic fight moves and a presence that really lights up a screen. An... Read more →
    One of the best movies this summer far and away has been “Wonder Woman.” The movie stars Gal Gadot, who is not just a pretty face. She’s got poise, comic sensibilities, acrobatic fight moves and a presence that really lights up a screen. An... Read more →

  • We Swear, Cussing Is a Way of Life
    We Swear, Cussing Is a Way of Life
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    Published: 6 Jun 2017 Duration: 29:26
    There is just something so primal about cussing and swearing that it’s difficult for us guys to suppress. Hey! Asshole! Are you paying attention to what I’m sayin’ here?! See what I mean? Whether used to vent (“I can’t fucking believe it!),... Read more →
    There is just something so primal about cussing and swearing that it’s difficult for us guys to suppress. Hey! Asshole! Are you paying attention to what I’m sayin’ here?! See what I mean? Whether used to vent (“I can’t fucking believe it!),... Read more →

  • The Meaning of Manliness
    The Meaning of Manliness
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    Published: 16 May 2017 Duration: 27:52
    In ancient Greece, men were encouraged to let the tears flow. Dudes in the 17th century looked for a virile, masculine edge by slapping on a pair of high-heels, and it was perfectly masculine for a man to wear a pink silk suit with floral e... Read more →
    In ancient Greece, men were encouraged to let the tears flow. Dudes in the 17th century looked for a virile, masculine edge by slapping on a pair of high-heels, and it was perfectly masculine for a man to wear a pink silk suit with floral e... Read more →

  • Chris and Pedro Come Clean About Housework
    Chris and Pedro Come Clean About Housework
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    Published: 19 Apr 2017 Duration: 35:17
    So after three years of doing this podcast, Chris and Pedro decided to go where fools rush in and angels fear to tread and that is an honest man-to-man conversation about chores and housework. What is revealed is as about as pretty as balle... Read more →
    So after three years of doing this podcast, Chris and Pedro decided to go where fools rush in and angels fear to tread and that is an honest man-to-man conversation about chores and housework. What is revealed is as about as pretty as balle... Read more →

  • BONUS EPISODE: We Really Are Getting Too Old For This
    BONUS EPISODE: We Really Are Getting Too Old For This
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    Published: 19 Apr 2017 Duration: 25:34
    It seemed like such a good idea at the time. Chris and Pedro were just planning on having a drink or two after work at a local dive bar. What could possibly go wrong? Listen in as two (very) hungover old friends are hit with the sudden real... Read more →
    It seemed like such a good idea at the time. Chris and Pedro were just planning on having a drink or two after work at a local dive bar. What could possibly go wrong? Listen in as two (very) hungover old friends are hit with the sudden real... Read more →

  • Lost Podcast Is in the Wild!
    Lost Podcast Is in the Wild!
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    Published: 9 Feb 2017 Duration: 38:17
    We found it! Pedro and I recorded an episode a few weeks ago that fell somewhere into the couch cushions but fear not, we’ve dusted it off and it’s as good as new. Well, almost. We do discuss (belatedly for you dear listeners) our sense of ... Read more →
    We found it! Pedro and I recorded an episode a few weeks ago that fell somewhere into the couch cushions but fear not, we’ve dusted it off and it’s as good as new. Well, almost. We do discuss (belatedly for you dear listeners) our sense of ... Read more →

  • “Manopause” and Having a Midlife Crisis
    “Manopause” and Having a Midlife Crisis
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    Published: 19 Dec 2016 Duration: 25:36
    A midlife crisis makes for good movie fodder: There is the wayward husband who suddenly wants to take up with a younger woman or the guy who believes that getting a bright shiny sports car will make him youthful. The truth is having a midli... Read more →
    A midlife crisis makes for good movie fodder: There is the wayward husband who suddenly wants to take up with a younger woman or the guy who believes that getting a bright shiny sports car will make him youthful. The truth is having a midli... Read more →

  • Locked and Loaded
    Locked and Loaded
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    Published: 19 Oct 2016 Duration: 29:17
    I busted Father John’s chops for not wanting to join the rest of us at the shooting range. He took it in stride — as he always has — and just casually lit up his cigarette with the air of a man who’s heard it all before. You see, John disli... Read more →
    I busted Father John’s chops for not wanting to join the rest of us at the shooting range. He took it in stride — as he always has — and just casually lit up his cigarette with the air of a man who’s heard it all before. You see, John disli... Read more →

  • Hey You Kids! Get Off My Lawn!
    Hey You Kids! Get Off My Lawn!
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    Published: 8 Sep 2016 Duration: 32:32
    I think I have reached the official “hey-kids-get-off-my-lawn” age. I do not think of myself as being a curmudgeon but I am starting to embrace being curmudgeonly. I revel in the things that annoy me and enjoy being self-righteous about it.... Read more →
    I think I have reached the official “hey-kids-get-off-my-lawn” age. I do not think of myself as being a curmudgeon but I am starting to embrace being curmudgeonly. I revel in the things that annoy me and enjoy being self-righteous about it.... Read more →

  • No More Excuses, It’s Time to Get Healthy
    No More Excuses, It’s Time to Get Healthy
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    Published: 31 Jul 2016 Duration: 21:30
    Longtime listeners of the podcast know that getting the entire AMR Posse to reach a consensus on anything is quite the achievement so this episode may come as a shock. Father John, Coach Silvio, SuperDad, Mele Mel along with yours truly, El... Read more →
    Longtime listeners of the podcast know that getting the entire AMR Posse to reach a consensus on anything is quite the achievement so this episode may come as a shock. Father John, Coach Silvio, SuperDad, Mele Mel along with yours truly, El... Read more →

  • Talking Men’s Health
    Talking Men’s Health
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    Published: 12 Jul 2016 Duration: 28:58
    In this latest episode of About Men Radio shenanigans, Pedro and Chris talk about men’s health —  no, not the magazine —  but what it takes for men our age to be of sound bodies. (Forget about our minds, those are shot!) Partly the discussi... Read more →
    In this latest episode of About Men Radio shenanigans, Pedro and Chris talk about men’s health —  no, not the magazine —  but what it takes for men our age to be of sound bodies. (Forget about our minds, those are shot!) Partly the discussi... Read more →

  • Father’s Day Roundtable
    Father’s Day Roundtable
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    Published: 15 Jun 2016 Duration: 28:43
    As fathers, we hardly lead the lives of television characters such as “Father Knows Best,” “Leave It to Beaver,” or “The Courtship of Eddie’s Father.” Unlike television characters, our parenting efforts lack a script. We make it up as we go... Read more →
    As fathers, we hardly lead the lives of television characters such as “Father Knows Best,” “Leave It to Beaver,” or “The Courtship of Eddie’s Father.” Unlike television characters, our parenting efforts lack a script. We make it up as we go... Read more →

  • We’ve Got About as Much Job Security as a “Game of Thrones” Character
    We’ve Got About as Much Job Security as a “Game of Thrones” Character
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    Published: 25 May 2016 Duration: 27:14
    This sure as heck is not your father’s economy or job market. Gone are the days when a person could expect to start, stay and retire from the same company after 30 or more years of service. You are likely to switch jobs any number of times ... Read more →
    This sure as heck is not your father’s economy or job market. Gone are the days when a person could expect to start, stay and retire from the same company after 30 or more years of service. You are likely to switch jobs any number of times ... Read more →

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