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Welcome to the Good Guys To Know Podcast. Each month we’ll bring you a new dose of great information guaranteed to make you a good guy to know.

Episodes

Summer Jobs  

Hey listeners!  Remember your summer jobs as a kid?  Well, the Good Guys do.  This episode Mitch takes us through an interesting article in The Atlantic that discusses rates of summer jobs for teens and what’s happening and why.  You may be surprised.  So sit back and reminisce about your first day flipping burgers or...

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Baseball  

Batter up!  This episode Chad talks baseball.  Some of us like it, some of us love it, some of us hate it.  Chad’s mission is to try and bring that third crowd out of the darkness, and add some additional fun for the other folks.  Statistics, game theory, strategy, idioms.  This episode has it all…...

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Simulation Theory  

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The Sweethome and The Wirecutter  

Hello listeners!  This week we dive into a couple of online shopping sites that help aggregate  product research in this world of infinite options.  So often we need to buy something, but the thought of doing tons of research is either overwhelming or just not feasible in our busy lives.  Enter thesweethome.com and thewirecutter.com!  There...

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The Efficient Market Hypothesis – REVISIT  

De ja vu all over again… This episode Mitch does our first topic revisit, and he chose our pilot episode!  We briefly go over the topic again, but mainly discuss if we’ve changed our minds over these last 7 years – a Good Guy To Know has an open mind, after all.  Hope you enjoy!...

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Appalachia  

Hey everyone.  This episode Chad DIGS IN to some of the issues facing the Appalachian region of the US.  Lots of good chatter about this complex subject, we hope you enjoy.  As always, let us know any thoughts you may have – thanks for listening!

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WiFi – Home Networking  

Wassup everybody?  This episode Perek dives into the world of WiFi and how we can solve some basic home networking problems that seem to plague us all.  No experience necessary.  Thanks for listening, and if you are a downloader, hopefully you can soon figure out how to get our next episode faster than you got...

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Mars  

Here at GoodGuysToKnow headquarters, we absolutely LOVE candy and chocolate.  That’s why we decided to dedicate an entire show to our favorite candy, food, gum, and pet food company, MARS incorporated! Geo brings us tons of good content in this thrill ride of an episode, guaranteed to satisfy even the sweetest of tooths (teeth?).  ...

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Unemployed Professors  

Wow.  I had never heard of this website or concept at such a scale, and as you can tell in the episode, I am totally blown away.  Such an awesome topic, so much to think about.  Special thanks to our english teacher guest Peter for bringing his insights into this one.  Whether you are for...

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Opioid Epidemic  

Immediately on the heels of our annual golf trip (where Chad got a hole in one, Geo got an eagle, Mitch drank tequila, and Perek got lost in the desert never to be heard from again), the good guys dive into the heavy topic of the opioid epidemic. Hope you enjoy and thanks for listening!

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Planned Obsolescence  

Hey Everyone – This week Perek talks about planned obsolescence.  The podcast should still work on whatever device you are listening on, unless of course the evil overlords have rendered the device useless.  Thanks for listening!!

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Universal Basic Income  

Hey everybody, happy new year!  This week Geo brings us the pillar on Universal Basic Income.  Whether you’re for it, against it, or oblivious to it, we’ve got some good discussion for you.  Thanks for listening!

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2016 Year In Review  

Hey everyone, Happy New Year from the Good Guys To Know!  This episode is our 2015 year in review episode.  Geo will lead us through the ups and downs and all arounds of the year that most people are considering the worst year ever!  WE go over our challenge result scoring and crown a winner.  We also introduce our year long challenges for 2017.  Thanks for sticking with us through another year, we appreciate your comments and continued support! Love, Geo, Chad, Mitch, and Perek

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Fake News  

Whatup listeners?!  This episode Chad fills us in on all the news that shouldn't be printed - fake news.  What is it?  Is it relevant?  Is it powerful?  Perek throws out a creative challenge this time, and we go over our house decorating challenge results.  Thanks for listening - like us on Facebook for a shoutout!

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Email, Email, Email  

Hey everybody!  This episode Mitch talks to us about email.  Tips on how to write better emails, how to get your emails read, and how NOT to get your emails read.  I'll take one of his tips and keep this post a bit short - but as always, thank you for listening!!!

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Top 12 Kitchen Gadgets and Gifts  

Hey there everybody!  This episode Perek goes over some of his must have items in the kitchen, whether you are an amateur trying to get better, or an amateur trying to stay terrible, these ideas are just what you're after.  A couple of these are a bit pricey, so they would make a GREAT item for a wish list.

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Video Games II  

What's up everybody?  This week Geo talks about his favorite topic in the world - video games!  I know, I know - we've already done a video games episode.  But I assure you, this is different.  Plus, the other episode was like 5 years ago, so who remembers that anyway?!  Thanks for listening!  Like us on Facebook and I'll read your name like I did for Joe this week!

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Personal Finance – Cont.  

This week on the Good Guys To Know Podcast, Chad continues his multi-part pillar on personal finance.  This one is a doozy and covers a TON of great stuff.  If you're new to retirement saving, or saving in general, there's tons of good stuff in here for you.  If you're a veteran sitting on piles of money - well - it's good to brush up on this stuff anyways.  And if you are in the second group, send us a check or something already!  As always, thanks for listening!

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Personal Finance  

Whaddup listeners?  Glad to be back!  This episode Chad begins a multi-part dive into personal finance.  It's a huge subject but there are so many things that are confusing or intimidating that don't have to be!  Give us a shout and let us know what you think!  As always, thanks for listening!

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Talking to Strangers  

  Whatup listeners?!  This episode Mitch lets us in on some secrets about talking to strangers.  Could it really make you happier to talk to that random guy in an elevator?  Listen to find out!  You'll never guess what happens next!  Strangers HATE him!!   Thanks for listening!

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