Building a Better Dave
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 81
  • Last: 16 Feb 2018
A funny look at relationships, marriage, divorce, love, sex, life, dating advice, and the weird thoughts that pop into Dave's head when he is sleep deprived. Guaranteed to make you laugh, cry, think, or groan. Life is too important to be taken seriously

Episodes (81)

  • The Gullible
    The Gullible
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    Published: 16 Feb 2018 Duration: 10:06
    So if you looked up the word Gullible it says, "easily persuaded to believe something; credulous." So I looked up credulous and it said, "having or showing too great a readiness to believe things."  I had an interesting conversation today a... Read more →
    So if you looked up the word Gullible it says, "easily persuaded to believe something; credulous." So I looked up credulous and it said, "having or showing too great a readiness to believe things."  I had an interesting conversation today a... Read more →

  • How to Make Everything Cool
    How to Make Everything Cool
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    Published: 21 Jan 2018 Duration: 08:30
    So I'm watching Jerry's Seinfeld's Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee on Netflix.  It's amusing. He gets these obscure cars and picks up celebrities and talks with them over coffee. He gets paid a lot of money for this.  They aren't earth sha... Read more →
    So I'm watching Jerry's Seinfeld's Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee on Netflix.  It's amusing. He gets these obscure cars and picks up celebrities and talks with them over coffee. He gets paid a lot of money for this.  They aren't earth sha... Read more →

  • Now I'm Done - The Big Screen TV
    Now I'm Done - The Big Screen TV
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    Published: 29 Nov 2017 Duration: 12:44
    I have some friends who have giant TVs. Two years ago I bought a 32" flat screen. Now when I go to their house and come home, my 32" looks like a toy. So I decided to buy a bigger 1080 TV. This lead to me asking about what is the difference... Read more →
    I have some friends who have giant TVs. Two years ago I bought a 32" flat screen. Now when I go to their house and come home, my 32" looks like a toy. So I decided to buy a bigger 1080 TV. This lead to me asking about what is the difference... Read more →

  • A Hallmark Christmas
    A Hallmark Christmas
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    Published: 26 Nov 2017 Duration: 04:13
    You must run do not walk to your television listing and find the Hallmark Channel. They are running the same movie (disguised with a different name) over and over.  There will be lots of crying as Christmas is almost ruined, then, in the en... Read more →
    You must run do not walk to your television listing and find the Hallmark Channel. They are running the same movie (disguised with a different name) over and over.  There will be lots of crying as Christmas is almost ruined, then, in the en... Read more →

  • Grief is Like A Website
    Grief is Like A Website
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    Published: 19 Nov 2017 Duration: 29:45
    I went to Washington DC last week. I met a girl who does a show called "Good Grief." She started recording her podcast after he died and she found out he had a second family with two additional children of which she was one. Woa. I also got... Read more →
    I went to Washington DC last week. I met a girl who does a show called "Good Grief." She started recording her podcast after he died and she found out he had a second family with two additional children of which she was one. Woa. I also got... Read more →

  • The Death of Common Sense
    The Death of Common Sense
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    Published: 25 Oct 2017 Duration: 09:19
    A West Virginia school during Patriotism week made a sign about their opponent from Pittsburgh. They made the sign red white and blue, and the sign read, "Trump Perry." It did not say, "WE HATE BLACK PEOPLE." A football banner is intended t... Read more →
    A West Virginia school during Patriotism week made a sign about their opponent from Pittsburgh. They made the sign red white and blue, and the sign read, "Trump Perry." It did not say, "WE HATE BLACK PEOPLE." A football banner is intended t... Read more →

  • White People Training
    White People Training
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    Published: 16 Sep 2017 Duration: 15:23
    I was born and raised in Akron Ohio, and my elementary school had one African-American student (Melody Hardy) and she sat right next to me. What I'm worried about is it seems if a white person says something that is insensitive, they are IN... Read more →
    I was born and raised in Akron Ohio, and my elementary school had one African-American student (Melody Hardy) and she sat right next to me. What I'm worried about is it seems if a white person says something that is insensitive, they are IN... Read more →

  • Tackleface
    Tackleface
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    Published: 20 Jun 2017 Duration: 15:26
    I haven't been to a McDonald's in quite some time, and apparently, we've come a long way from the days of the paper hat and smock. Maybe it's just me flashing back to the days when I had to have my hair above my collar to keep my job.Maybe ... Read more →
    I haven't been to a McDonald's in quite some time, and apparently, we've come a long way from the days of the paper hat and smock. Maybe it's just me flashing back to the days when I had to have my hair above my collar to keep my job.Maybe ... Read more →

  • Surviving April
    Surviving April
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    Published: 27 Apr 2017 Duration: 13:29
    Today I talk about how I'm stuck. I don't want to be a person who lives in the past.  On the flip side, if I don't remember life changing events is that disrespectful? There is a great quote in the Sheryl Crow song "Every Day is a Winding R... Read more →
    Today I talk about how I'm stuck. I don't want to be a person who lives in the past.  On the flip side, if I don't remember life changing events is that disrespectful? There is a great quote in the Sheryl Crow song "Every Day is a Winding R... Read more →

  • I Still Remember the Pain of Childbirth
    I Still Remember the Pain of Childbirth
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    Published: 24 Jan 2017 Duration: 15:31
    So I was halfway filling out the application at match.com when I hear a familiar voice in my head ask, "Is that what you're going to wear?"  There is a part of me that feels I need someone to go through life with, and someone to hold my han... Read more →
    So I was halfway filling out the application at match.com when I hear a familiar voice in my head ask, "Is that what you're going to wear?"  There is a part of me that feels I need someone to go through life with, and someone to hold my han... Read more →

  • Taking a New Look At the Holidays
    Taking a New Look At the Holidays
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    Published: 28 Nov 2016 Duration: 14:10
    Today I share what it was like to go through the holidays ALONE last year.  As horrifying as that might sound, there were some perks. 
    Today I share what it was like to go through the holidays ALONE last year.  As horrifying as that might sound, there were some perks. 

  • Whambualance
    Whambualance
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    Published: 14 Nov 2016 Duration: 15:26
    Today I talk about the lost art of losing gracefully.
    Today I talk about the lost art of losing gracefully.

  • If You're Happy and You Know It
    If You're Happy and You Know It
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    Published: 4 Aug 2016 Duration: 18:47
    Today I talk about a negative voice in my head that just always seems to be there. Always. Lately something has not felt normal. Something was weird. Something didn't feel right.  It turns out the thing that wasn't wrong, was there wasn't s... Read more →
    Today I talk about a negative voice in my head that just always seems to be there. Always. Lately something has not felt normal. Something was weird. Something didn't feel right.  It turns out the thing that wasn't wrong, was there wasn't s... Read more →

  • Marriage Advice from the Divorced Guy
    Marriage Advice from the Divorced Guy
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    Published: 22 Jul 2016 Duration: 46:38
    Last weekend I was driving to the place where I ride my bike. It beautiful. I get out there, relax, and enjoy nature. This week I was driving and I passed signs for Brian and Linda's wedding, and then the reception. I thought of how happy B... Read more →
    Last weekend I was driving to the place where I ride my bike. It beautiful. I get out there, relax, and enjoy nature. This week I was driving and I passed signs for Brian and Linda's wedding, and then the reception. I thought of how happy B... Read more →

  • Why Is Everyone Fighting?
    Why Is Everyone Fighting?
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    Published: 11 May 2016 Duration: 15:22
    I went and saw Captain America Civil War, and I missed Batman Vs Superman. Why is everyone fighting? What is up with that? I also talk about "The new Normal" and why old people are grumpy. 
    I went and saw Captain America Civil War, and I missed Batman Vs Superman. Why is everyone fighting? What is up with that? I also talk about "The new Normal" and why old people are grumpy. 

  • The High Road is Covered in Goose Poop
    The High Road is Covered in Goose Poop
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    Published: 4 Jan 2016 Duration: 15:26
    It’s been 5 months since I’ve documented my life. I’m trying to do this without throwing people under the bus, pointing fingers, cause in the end – it doesn’t matter. I am now divorced. Pointing fingers will not change that, so I take the h... Read more →
    It’s been 5 months since I’ve documented my life. I’m trying to do this without throwing people under the bus, pointing fingers, cause in the end – it doesn’t matter. I am now divorced. Pointing fingers will not change that, so I take the h... Read more →

  • 50 and Falling Apart
    50 and Falling Apart
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    Published: 21 Aug 2015 Duration: 15:10
    50 and Falling Apart
    50 and Falling Apart

  • We've Come a Long Way Baby!
    We've Come a Long Way Baby!
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    Published: 26 Apr 2015 Duration: 13:16
    We've Come a Long Way Baby!
    We've Come a Long Way Baby!

  • The Other Side of Christmas
    The Other Side of Christmas
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    Published: 18 Dec 2014 Duration: 16:18
    I ruined an Angel. I did. There was an Angel in my mother-in-laws bathroom. Its been there for years. One day while peeing, I looked up and noticed it had something (maybe a book) in its one hand, and in the other it had a candle with no wi... Read more →
    I ruined an Angel. I did. There was an Angel in my mother-in-laws bathroom. Its been there for years. One day while peeing, I looked up and noticed it had something (maybe a book) in its one hand, and in the other it had a candle with no wi... Read more →

  • Chasing the High
    Chasing the High
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    Published: 18 Nov 2014 Duration: 20:34
    Today I share a story about playing an outdoor festival with my band "The $ugar Daddies" on a July fourth weekend. We headlined this outdoor festival. The bad news is nobody had tested the power going to the flatbed truck along with the pow... Read more →
    Today I share a story about playing an outdoor festival with my band "The $ugar Daddies" on a July fourth weekend. We headlined this outdoor festival. The bad news is nobody had tested the power going to the flatbed truck along with the pow... Read more →

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