Eddie Jason & Chris: Interviews and Current Events show

Eddie Jason & Chris: Interviews and Current Events

Summary: Eddie, Jason & Chris talk about current events, pop-culture, alternative music, and make each other cry. Hear it live Friday nights at www.idobiRadio.com. www.EJCshow.com.

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 #254: Stephen Pearcy (Ratt), The Anchor | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:47:19

This week on Eddie Jason & Chris,  Samantha Scarlette welcomes the legendary singer of Ratt, Stephen Pearcy and EJC catch up with viral metal rockers, The Anchor. Just before Linzey Rae and Corey from The Ancor call in, Eddie Jason & Chris do a quick Grammy's recap. Eddie was generally annoyed by the host James Corden, while Jason was mesmerized by Queen Beyonce. Things deteriorate quickly, but the guys are saved by The Anchor joining the show. The Anchor is a five-piece, female-fronted, metalcore band from Denver, Colorado. The Anchor and Linzey Rae have made a name for themselves since the viral explosion of their YouTube series, Metal Kitchen. In December 2016, The Anchor released their first full-length album, A World Ahead, which charted #7 on the metal iTunes charts. EJC are also from Denver, so the interview dives into Denver talk, how Linzey keeps her vocals warmed up, Metal Kitchen and more. Then, Samantha Scarlette welcomes Stephen Pearcy of Ratt! His band is known for such colossal hits as "Round and Round" and "You're in Love". EJC and Samantha talk to Pearcy about everything from his recent legal battles over the Ratt name, the past and current state of the music industry and more. Plus, Eddie gets in the doghouse over Valentine's Day, greeting card ideas from the corporate office, David from Australia introduces an EJC drinking game and more. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.

 #253: HAVOK, The Upset Victory, Tony Ortega | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:42:23

It’s another EJC welcoming metal sluggers HAVOK, our ReverbNation Artist of the Month, The Upset Victory and Samantha Scarlette brings on her guest Tony Ortega, an expert on The Church of Scientology. Frist up, David Sanchez is the lead singer and a guitarist for thrash-metal band HAVOK. His band is getting ready for the big release of their next record, Conformicide, on March 10th via Century Media. HAVOK is about to embark on a huge tour with Suicidal Tendencies, Crowbar, and more. EJC and Sanchez talk about what it's like to gear up for a large tour, controversy surrounding a recent tour with Megadeath and more. Then, EJC are proud to present the RevebNation Artist of the Month: The Upset Victory! The Cincinnati-based group provides uptempo, high-energy alt pop with their latest single "The Weekend (Bad Habits)" being especially catchy. Stephen Campell from the band calls in to celebrate the ReverbNation title and catch up with EJC after not appearing on the show for several months. Next, Samantha Scarlette's series continues as she welcomes Tony Ortega, a journalist who was formerly the editor of The Village Voice. He's been covering the latest happenings with The Church of Scientology by reporting breaking developments in the Scientology world at his website. Listen in as he talks about why this group (or cult, some would say) is so feared (and hated), how it started and where it's going. Also, Eddie makes an Australian Postman Uncomfortable and Chris dishes the headlines. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.

 EJC #252: Johnny Houser (Vallisca Axe Murders) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:25:00

It's another EJC featuring Samantha Scarlette and her guest, Johnny Houser, an expert of the Vallisca Axe Murders. The show kicks off with the latest headlines as Chris struggles though reading the news (as always). This annoys Eddie and he accuses Chris of not knowing how to read the news. The hostility escalates as Jason decides to air out his political grievances and attacks Eddie as he does so. Then, the guys and Sammi Scarlette welcome Johnny Houser! He's an expert in ghosts, UFO's, and is a tour guide of the home where the gruesome Vallisca Axe Murders occurred in 1912. Catch one of his many TV appearances including Ghost Adventures, Ghost Lab, Dead Files, Mysteries and monsters in America, Ghost Stories and more.  Plus, Donald Trump does something horrible, to no one's surprise, a Chris soundboard pizza shop prank, EJC rates music submissions via RevebNation, David from Australia and more. Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes here.

 EJC #251: Bad Cop, JJ Brine (owner of Vector Gallery) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:35:13

This week, the guys welcome Adam Moult of indie band Bad Cop and Samantha Scarlett brings on self-proclaimed antichrist and owner of Vector Gallery in New York City, JJ Brine.

 #250: Summer Wars, Director Marty Stalker, Naked Walrus | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:54:59

This week on EJC, the guys welcome pop-punkers Summer Wars, hard working alt-rock outfit Naked Walrus and EJC Correspondent Samantha Scarlette brings on the director of Netflix documentary, Hostage To The Devil, Marty Stalker. After EJC talk about coffee ground causing broken K-Cups, and rehash Chris's accident in his girlfriend's car, they welcome Tripp Rowe the singer of Summer Wars! A really fun four piece pop-punk band from Raleigh, North Carolina with a lot of energy. Rowe and EJC tackle everything from what's going on with the band and also have a political correctness discussion. Next, Samantha Scarlette welcomes Marty Stalker, a film and television Director who has transitioned from being a section commander in the military to the film industry. His debut feature documentary film Hostage To The Devil on world famous priest and exorcist Malachi Martin is available on Netflix now. Finally, Eddie caught up with Naked Walrus in Denver, CO to catch up and chat since they last appeared on EJC a few months ago. The discussion goes into road life, what their live show is about, goals and plans for the band moving forward and more. Plus, David from Australia announces he's coming to the United States, sad tales of bullying and other hilarious anecdotes and more.  Subscirbe to the podcast on iTunes here.

 EJC #249: DREAMERS, NJ Ghost Investigations | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:36:01

It's time for another round of EJC, this week featuring one of our favorite new bands DREAMERS and Samantha Scarlette brings on New Jersey Ghost Investigations to talk about hauntings and ghosts recorded on tape! But first, the show kicks off with Alexa fails. Ya know, the little computer/microphone that sits in your home listening to you all day, by Amazon? Yeah, the little bugger has been acting up and people have been posting some really funny fails on YouTube. The guys dig in. Then, Nick World of DREAMERS joins the show! The smart pop trio, comprised of Nick Wold (vocals/guitar), Nelson (bass/vocals), and Jacob Wick (drums), wrote much for their debut EP, This Album Does Not Exist, in Brooklyn before moving to L.A. and tracking at Fairfax Recordings (formally Sound City Studios). Led by singles like “Drugs” and “Sweet Disaster,” DREAMERS pits the party and the paranoia of escapism in seemingly effortlessly tight, three-minute tunes. Listen in as the EJC guys talk about the latest release, what World is working on right now and the upcoming tour with The Griswolds in February. Up next, EJC correspondent Samantha Scarlet welcomes Ron Ledig of New Jersey Ghost Investigations. Their team works to collect evidence of paranormal activity in a scientific manner, making observations using electronic equipment of various types. Ledig, Samantha and EJC talk about what the ghost hunting process is like and listen to ghosts caught on audio tape. Also, Chris reveals way WAY too much, Jason gets called out for unfriending Eddie on Call of Duty, doing crazy things while dring, Chris with the news and more.

 EJC #248: 2017 Predictions | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:27:11

Happy New Year! EJC are back to bring you another exciting year of groundbreaking podcasts. Yeah, we're setting the bar that high. This week, the guys welcome Psychic Medium Marie Saint-Louis for 2017 predictions. But first, the guys prove that Fuller House's writers listen to EJC, a New Year's Eve recap, a game of 2016 Celebrity Death: True or False, Chris puts a sweater on his dogs and more. Then, Marie Saint-Louis is a Psychic and Spiritual Medium (since childhood) with international clientele and a growing celebrity list. She began conducting sessions from her kitchen table for clients and then moved on to read at parties and events around Phoenix, Arizona and other cities. She joins the show to talk about what we can expect in 2017. Also, calendar malfunction prank call, David from Australia, Chris with the news, Chris' Commentary: Starring Jason, Eddie eulogizes Carrie Fisher and more.

 EJC #247: Top 6 Band Interviews of 2016 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2:01:36

What a year for Eddie Jason & Chris band interviews! The guys talked to everyone from ska legends Reel Big Fish, to up-and-coming Warped Tour artist Mirror Eyes, and Thomas Ian Nicholas of American Pie about his fun project. Listen in as EJC countdown their favorite band interviews of 2016. #6 Crobot Brandon Yeagly of Crobot Skypes in to talk about all the awesome things going on with his band, Crobot. They’re always on tour and this year they played with The Virginmarys, Sevendust, Killswitch Engange and Volbeat. Yeagley tells Eddie and Chris all about how his band decided to brand their own hot sauce, how they like to have “safety meetings” and more. This is a band to watch! #5 Mirror Eyes The talented Jess Coppens of Mirror Eyes joins the show to talk about how her band came together and how they got ready for a big performance on Warped Tour’s Main Stage in Detroit. She also promises the idobi Radio audience that she’ll do a banjo cover version of “Hold Your Breath”, the Mirror Eyes song EJC spin after the interview. #4 Reel Big Fish Jonny Chrismas of Reel Big Fish is the first guest to grace the show with his infectious laugh as he and his band geared up for another stint on this summer’s Vans Warped Tour. Listen as Christmas discusses what it’s like to be on an indie versus major label, how he deals with being away on the road away from his family and what to look forward to at this year’s Warped Tour. #3 In The Wale The guys welcome one of their favorite hometown acts, In The Whale! Nate Valdez (guitar/vocals) and Eric Riley (drums/vocals) join EJC as they’re in route to their next tour stop. Celebrating their five year anniversary in 2016, the band has grown significantly over the past few years with performances at Riot Fest, Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits and over 400 shows with the likes of Jane’s Addiction, the Toadies, Electric 6 and many more. Listen in as the guys chat about their tour schedule, the Denver Broncos, and the band’s new EP, Quicksand (order here). #2 Thomas Ian Nicholas Then, the guys are very happy to welcome Thomas Ian Nicholas. You know him from hit movies like Rookie of the Year, the American Pie series and tons more. But he’s also an accomplished musician and plays in his own band, Thomas Nicholas Band. The group plays original songs and favorite covers from the American Pie soundtrack. The interview goes in all directions, from what it took to get Nicholas’ music on the American Pie soundtrack, the Pledge Music campaign for the new record Frat Party (here), upcoming projects and tons more. #1 The Fame Riot The very talented (and sexy) The Fame Riot joined EJC for one of the most fun interviews of the year. The rising Tacoma, Washington act is fronted by two over the top, fabulous brothers, Liz Scarlett and Shazam “Tea Time” Watkins. The interview dives into everything from the band’s recent record deal to growing up writing and playing music and even spankings.

 EJC #246: The Unwanted Gift of EJC | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:30:26

A no-show guest creates the Christmas miracle no one asked for: a no guest, all EJC edition of Eddie Jason & Chris! This Christmas Special kicks off with holiday plan discussion. What will your favorite internet hosts be doing for their holidays? Jolly Ol' St. Nick overhears the guys talking about their plans and decides to call the EJC hotline. Santa himself asks Jason and Chris what they would like for Christmas this year, and offers more commentary than asked for. This leads into a holiday themed prank call. Also, Eddie and Chris talk about their recent haircuts, David from Australia laments having his birthday on Christmas, we get to know EJC contributor Samantha Scarlett and lots of holiday talk.

 EJC #245: Filmmakers Jason Klamm and Joel Gilbert | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:38:11

This episode of EJC features a pair of two separate and interesting filmmakers: Jason Klamm and Joel Gilbert. First, the guys talk about popular conspiracy nut (and supposed Trump advisor) Alex Jones. Is he nothing more than a money grubbing fear monger who likes to yell? This leads to the Alex Jones soundboard making prank calls. Then, podcaster and filmmaker Jason Klamm joins EJC live via Skype. He hosts the Comedy on Vinyl and Dan and Jay's Comedy Hour podcasts, and he also runs the StolenDress podcast network.  His first documentary feature film, Lords of Soaptown, chronicles the story of Freestyle Walking (or Soaping). EJC ask about the making of the film, how the "sport" started, where it's going and more. Up next, Samantha Scarlett brings on filmmakerJoel Gilbert. His mockumentary, Paul-Is-Dead, tells a shocking story: Paul McCartney was killed in a car crash in November of 1966 and replaced with a double! British intelligence, MI5, had forced the Beatles to cover up McCartneys death to prevent mass suicides of Beatle fans. However, the remaining Beatles tried to signal fans with clues on album covers and in songs. This is based on a popular conspiracy theory–yes some people think Paul McCartney is really dead. Plus, the horrors of an incipient Trump presidency roll on and on, inside Chris's head, David from Australia: justice, down under and Chris with the week's headlines.

 EJC #244: Wild Domestic, Stanton T. Friedman | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:39:49

A full throttled EJC that touches every emotion, featuring Wild Domestic and acclaimed Nuclear Physicist-Lecturer, and UFO researcher, Stanton T. Friedman. But first, the show starts with Eddie pointing out that Chris has been a constant contradiction on the show over the past few months. This is corroborated by a montage of Chris from last week shooting down numerous thoughts and conversations, as well as a sting of listener tribute song parodies. Then, Matt Carlson of Wild Domestic calls in to talk about his new single, "Author", and his upcoming EP, SINGULAR; slated to be released in early 2017. Wild Domestic’s writing, production and performance is a reflection of Carlson’s personal views and voice. His soulful, honest, and sometimes quirky lyrics are underscored by his strong alternative rock background, which is influenced by bands like My Chemical Romance, Fall Out Boy, Talking Heads and Arcade Fire. Listen in as EJC ask about Carlson's ability to pick up and learn instruments, touring challenges and more. Next up, EJC Correspondent Samantha Scarlett welcomes Stanton T. Friedman, acclaimed Nuclear Physicist-Lecturer. He has provided written testimony to congressional hearings, appeared twice at the UN, and been a pioneer in many aspects of ufology including Roswell, Majestic 12, crashed saucers, flying saucer technology, and challenges to the S.E.T.I. (Silly Effort To Investigate) cultists. Listen in as EJC&S ask about alien abductions, visitation, flying saucers and more. Plus, Jason and Chris attack Eddie, David from Australia has horrifying news, Eddie reveals a secret...FROM THE FUTURE, Chris's News, sex robots and more.

 EJC #243: Isaac Weishaupt with Samantha Scarlette | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:15:57

On this EJC episode, the guys welcome EJC Correspondent Samantha Scarlette and her guest Isaac Weishaupt of the popular IlluminatiWatcher.com. The show kicks off with a conversation on whether plants have feelings or not. Chris shuts it down pretty quickly because he's a buzz kill and thinks he knows everything. He's pretty salty this episode (so watch out). This leads into a chat with Siri, political correctness (and an SNL Weekend Update joke that's causing a stir), gender identity options on Tinder and more. Then, Samantha Scarlette brings onIsaac Weishaupt of the popular IlluminatiWatcher.com blog and website. He's a website publisher, author, and independent researcher, and has been on the leading edge of conspiracy theories surrounding the elusive "Illuminati" and its infiltration of the entertainment industry. EJC and Samantha discuss what exactly the Illuminati is, what their supposed goals are and more. Plus, David from Australia, Chris turns down a challenge, an in-depth Chris' News feature on the election recount.

 EJC #242: Moth Wings, Author Peter Janney, “Stephen Hawking” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:41:50

A fun EJC podcast this week, featuring the awesomely talented Moth Wings, JFK assassination conspiracy theory expert, and acclaimed author, Peter Janney and "Dr. Stephen Hawking". The show kicks off with the guys talking about a recent story on Professor Stephen Hawking thinks humans only have 1,000 years left on Earth. Of course, this kind of information can't be thrown around lightly, so EJC get "Dr. Hawking" himself on the phone to discuss his outrageous claims. Then, Spencer from the band Moth Wings calls into the show! The act is an unnecessarily over the top rock n roll band from Houston, TX. The insane approach to the band is reflected not only in the music but in the personalities of the members behind it. It's more about creating an energy and an environment that enables an artistic and emotional catharsis than it is about being in a band. EJC and Spencer talk about music videos, his live performance and more. Next up, author Peter Janney. He grew up in Washington, D.C. during the Cold War era of the 1950s and 1960s. His father Wistar Janney was a senior career CIA official. Mary's Mosaic is his first book about the murder of JFK's alleged lover, Mary Meyer. Who really murdered Meyer in the fall of 1964? Why was there a mad rush by CIA counterintelligence chief James Angleton to locate and confiscate her diary? And was it mere coincidence that Mary Meyer was killed less than three weeks after the release of the Warren Commission Report? Plus, Jason edifies Eddie on the Mir space station, David from Australia joins the conversation, Chris and Eddie put their terrible Trump impressions on display and more.

 EJC #241: Ramonda Hammer, Jacob Israel, “Donald Trump” | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:33:26

It's episode #241 of Eddie Jason & Chris, and this week the guys welcome pop-grunge band Ramonda Hammer, Mandela Effect expert Jacob Israel and "Donald Trump". The show kicks off with Eddie and Jason giving Chris a hard time because he was so confident that Hillary Clinton would win the election. This leads into a heated discussion about what a Donald Trump presidency really means, Chris' conspiracy regarding Russia hacking the election results and later a call from "Trump" himself. Then, the guys welcome the very talented Devin of catchy grunge rockers, Ramonda Hammer. After a successful Kickstarter campaign in October 2015, Ramonda Hammer recorded their first professional album at the legendary Sunset Sound with Grammy-nominated sound engineer Morgan Stratton. The album is titled Whatever That Means and will be released in early 2016, just in time for a summer tour. EJC and Devin chat about how she's feeling about the election, how the band's fans reacted on election night, Adam Sandler movies and much more. Next on the show, Jacob Israel, a national book award winning author, as well as a Lonestar Emmy, Telly, and N.R.B. award winning television writer and producer. He's a an expert on a phenomena called The Mandela effect, in which the masses have an incorrect recognition of an event or pop-culture reference. Could this be evidence of time travel? Evidence of crossing over into parallel universes? EJC Correspondent Samantha Scarlett brings her expertise and tries to dissect this weird topic. Plus, Super-fan David from Australia offers a foreign perspective on Trump's election, Chris explains the Electoral College, the week's latest headlines and more.

 EJC #240: Author Jeff Belanger, Rivers Monroe | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:37:44

This week, EJC welcome paranormal researcher Jeff Belanger, as part of EJC correspondent Samantha Scarlette's ongoing series, as well as pop-punk outfit Rivers Monroe. First up, the guys talk about the presidential election and Chris is 100% certain Hillary Clinton is going to win. This is funny (or not) because the episode was broadcast before Trump's victory. Wait until the guys get ahold of Chris next week. He also clams to be a presidential expert, so Eddie and Jason quiz Chris on US President history. Then, EJC Paranormal Correspondent Samantha Scarlette welcomes Jeff Belanger. He's an author, adventurer, and one of the most visible paranormal researchers today. He’s the ultimate insider and knows how to connect with people from all walks of life when it comes to the unexplained. He is the author of over a dozen books on the paranormal (published in six languages) including the best sellers: The World's Most Haunted Places, Weird Massachusetts, Our Haunted Lives, and Who's Haunting the White House? (for children). EJC and Scarlett ask Belanger all about the ghosts who may be currently haunting the White House. Next up, Philly pop-punkers Rivers Monroe. They just finished up in the studio in Nashville last week, recording 6 new songs with Rian Dawson of All Time Low. It’s for a new EP they’ll release in early 2017. They’re also about to hit the road with SayWeCanFly, Johnnie Guilbert, Social Repose and Chase Huglin. The band joins EJC to talk rock star fashion, recording with Rian Dawson and loads more. Plus, Hillary Clinton takes a break from her busy schedule to talk to EJC, a squirrel attacks a nursing home, Chris with this week's headlines and more.


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