In this special episode, Doug is still working on getting his new podcast studio setup (damn these delays!), so he put together a collection of sketches for a sketch comedy show! On Doug’s Patreon page ( patreon.com/dougdrieseljr ), two months ago, he did a sketch-a-day, and now he’s releasing it as part of an Obscure Reference Presents!
Obscure Reference Presents: Basket of Tapes Episode 2, “Power Tools and Things Being Taken Down” Doug’s life got hectic, and couldn’t get a podcast recording together for this week, so he’s releasing another Patreon EXCLUSIVE for free. This is the second episode (third, if you count the backdoor pilot) of Basket of Tapes, where Jake Young and Doug Driesel Jr. watch an unlabelled tape and discuss it. This episode, they discuss some wrestling from the mid nineties (NWA Nitro and RAW is WAR from Christmas of that year). The conversation goes all over the place as they discuss the commercials Read More …
Episode One-Hundred and Forty-Five – Rock, Paper, Tinder In this episode, Doug has invited Crisco to his secluded island to be hunted for sport. The Fantasy Island remake, vinegar and baking soda volcanos, rock monsters, burger toppings, Sonic’s speaker systems, rocking the dinosaurs, whether you should say “shoot,” what’s going on over at the Sandals resort, giving up to just do a regular show, libraries, Tom Hanks films, Jeremy, Mr. Yuk, Russian-French Pirates, and play The Lightning Round! Visit our homepage at http://obscurereferencepodcast.com Support the show by donating the the Patreon page http://patreon.com/dougdrieseljr
Episode One-Hundred and Forty-Four – The Burrito Came Back In this episode, Doug is joined by Doug Briesel Jr. and Doug Driesel Poonior. Together, they discuss bathroom wizards, Pile of Merchandise, what Pamela Anderson Said, Anderson Cooper, Port-O-Potties, inside jokes for inside people, webcrawler, Chris Gaines, Jimmy Olsen, Norman Fell’s gypsy curse, obscure early nineties toys, time loops, Petty Norbler, and so much more! Visit our homepage at http://obscurereferencepodcast.com Support the show by donating the the Patreon page http://patreon.com/dougdrieseljr Get the “Burrito Came Back” shirt: https://obscurereferencepodcast.threadless.com/designs/episode-144-burrito-shirt
In this very special episode, Doug is joined by Jake Young to watch an unlabelled VHS with stuff taped off of the television. Today, they watch, primarily, an episode of Quincy, M.E. and some M*A*S*H episodes. Together, they discuss: The Frank Sinatra song “That’s Life,” violence in St. Louis, the Challenger disaster, New Coke vs. Coca-Cola Classic, whether the Tootsie Pop owl was an offensive Asian stereotype, That Girl, The Odd Couple, Twilight Zone, Chris Hardwick, the Wazzzap commercials from the 90s, the Nicholas Cage movie “Snake Eyes,” shifty chefs, Lou Grant, whether or not Ted Knight was a cow, Read More …
Episode One-Hundred and Forty-Three – Once You Golbacca, You Never Go Bacca In this VERY short episode, Doug is joined by comedian David Dial and Gabriel Ceplina, shoe gazing underground rocker. Together, they discuss The Utah Jazz, Snakes on a Plane, what, exactly, is shoe gazing, Starbucks, a bunch of stuff that doesn’t sit well with Doug, a quick visit from Vincent Van Gough, whether or not movies are worth watching, dating Jeff Dunham (on a stick) and the middle part of Blinded by the Light by Manfred Mann’s Earth Band.
Clip Show! Season 2 (so far) After a nine month hiatus, most people have children. However, after a nine month hiatus, Obscure Reference came back on the…air? Can we say air since it’s a podcast? The Net? No, Obscure Reference wasn’t in that Sandy Bullock movie, so I can’t say that. Doesn’t matter! We came back! After 12 episodes back, and a wealth of new listeners every month, we figured now would be a good time to put out a clip show of some of the best of the last twelve episodes! Visit our homepage at http://obscurereferencepodcast.com Support the show by Read More …
Episode One-Hundred and Forty-Two – GnomeConCen In this episode, Doug is joined by comedian Kevin Bennett and David the Gnome (no relation). Together, they discuss wishes, super-powers, the game show Press Your Luck, if we have what it takes to be evil, double entendre, getting sloppy, search histories and more! Visit our homepage at http://obscurereferencepodcast.com Support the show by donating the the Patreon page http://patreon.com/dougdrieseljr Get the GnomeConCen shirt at our threadless page: https://obscurereferencepodcast.threadless.com/designs/gnomeconcen/mens
Episode One-Hundred and Forty-One – You’re Excused In this episode, Doug is joined by a trucker (Roy) and his parole officer (Tony). Together they discuss Mr. Dictionary, Major Tom, freaking out about soft lefts, the weird amount of dogs in the cab of the truck they’re in, and Tony’s weird backstory. Visit our homepage at http://obscurereferencepodcast.com Support the show by donating the the Patreon page http://patreon.com/dougdrieseljr Get The Sliders Game shirt at our Threadless page: https://obscurereferencepodcast.threadless.com/designs/the-sliders-game-shirt
Episode One-Hundred and Forty – Ants in Your Ranch In this episode, Doug is joined by the legend, the man himself, Dave the Cuisinart Salesman. Oh, and also Paul Bunyan. Together, they discuss Hope Smith, pioneer pies, why things are called that way, Assassins Creed, chewy milkshakes, corporate dictates, plastic, derisiveness, those energy shakes, Forrest GUMp, and both guests have mental breakdowns. You can get a cassette of this episode here: https://gum.co/tsgmv Visit our homepage at http://obscurereferencepodcast.com Support the show by donating the the Patreon page http://patreon.com/dougdrieseljr Get products based on this episode at our Threadless page: https://obscurereferencepodcast.threadless.com/designs/episode-140-drud