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Sep 22, 2016

Jonnie W is back! (and we could talk to him if Freight didn't take his sweet time getting to the dadgum microphone...) Tim gets flummoxed by cheese cubes. Jonnie gets in trouble with his wife because of something Caleb said. And, in a special turn of events... JASON THE BUS DRIVER IS ON THE PODCAST! Jason gets a poignant phone call from the strange man that he found in his hotel room. (and it's amazing!)  

Also on this episode: Jonnie talks about his past jobs. Tim starts "hot sauce talk". Jonnie rants about E.T. for the Atari 2600. Freight touches his mic. The gang talks about Fortune Cookies, Ouija Boards and Magic Eight Balls. And Jonnie leaves his rental car running during one of his shows. 

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Sep 15, 2016

Hold on to your seats! Daren is back on the bus. This episode, the gang visits Mount Rushmore. Freight, Tim & Daren recount where they were on the morning of September 11th. Freight remembers tiny Caleb and his pumpkin. #pumpkinsforcaleb Daren gets covered in ticks. One of those ticks calls into the show.

Also in this episode: Daren gets locked out of the bathroom. Freight raises the ruff. We ask the fans to name the bus. Tim wants to put a slide in the nostrils of the mountainous visage of George Washington.

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Sep 8, 2016

We have the legendary JOHN CRIST on the bus! Tim, John, Caleb & Freight talk about John's viral video, authenticity in the Christian industry, and eating at Buffalo Wild Wings. Ikea man makes an appearance, and Tim wants to kickstart the Freight Fruit calendar.

Also in this episode: John talks about his failed stand up bits, Tim finds joy in picking up stuff in his yard, and Freight gives insight into the mysterious world of gift cards.

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Sep 1, 2016

Tim's Mom is here! Pooz is here! John Crist is here! Honestly, this is the most people we've ever had on the bus. But even with those cameos this show is about the greatness that is Nelda Hawkins, Tim's mom.

Hear her spin yarns about not being able to find a towel at the hotel, Coach accidentally drinking champagne, and the time Tim drank a bottle of laxative. She's got stories about not dancing, what Tim was like as a baby, and what it's like having a comedian as a son.

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Aug 25, 2016

Bob Smiley is back! Tim and the gang have sandwich talk. Tim asks Jason the bus driver about putting pants on a pig. Cheese talks about sheep fur. Caleb and Tim talk about Christmas songs, Electric Light Orchestra and NEEDTOBREATHE.

Also on this episode: Annoying noises. Bob's fear of heights. Senor Pretzel. And Freight fills us in on "walking around tacos".

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Aug 18, 2016

Jonnie W is back on the bus! Tim and Caleb geek out on Michael Jackson music. The gang decides if Freight should shave his head and grow a giant beard. Tim gets in trouble for running in church. Caleb leads the gang in a retrospective of corporal punishment. Jonnie gets hit by a wet orange in a gym sock, and Tim has a potty accident in the car. Chris Cornell and Neil Diamond stop by, and Luke Bryan duets with Michael Jackson.

Also on this episode: Olympic Talk, Badminton memories with Tim & Freight, Tim gets a Gliffrey shirt and Freight gets his first fruit delivery from the fans. #FruitForFreight

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Aug 11, 2016

Hey guys and gals, it's time for "The Best of Poddy Break... so far?*". We don't even know how to describe this. It's just a menagerie of ridiculous clips, characters and voices, failures and fruit. Caleb and Aaron are here to guide you through the veritable promised land of podcast stupidity. LET'S DO THIS!!!

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Aug 4, 2016

Bob Smiley is back! Tim and company chat with Smiley B about real country music and what water tastes like. Tim learns that it's fun to stay at the IMCA and sings a song about a bucket. Caleb professes his addiction to animal crackers and Bob learns how to speak Spanish in a sauna.

Also on this episode: Ikea man calls in. Freight does impressions of muppets. Tim has an awkward moment with a transgendered cashier, and then makes it worse. Bob gets covered with a mysterious liquid on an airplane. And Tim and Bob share their most cringe-worthy moments from years on the road.

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Jul 28, 2016

It's time for Poddy Break: Snack Edition… Tim and the crew chow down, and we're piping it straight into your brain! On this episode, we meet Bugle preserver, Brian Henry Thomson. Caleb and Cheese (Merch Manager Matt) discuss the last time they cried. Freight impersonates a Canadian while Caleb sings Taylor Swift. Tim talks about Satanist Youth Camps and how Frosted Mini Wheats brought down the Vikings.

Also on this episode: Tim talks about his old band "Better than Enemas". The gang discusses Pokemon Go. Free back hair maintenance tips. And Poozan (Freight's wife) calls with breaking news from Grey's Anatomy.

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Jul 21, 2016

The awesome Michael Jr joins us on the podcast this week. Tim, Michael Jr, John Branyan and Caleb figure out that Craig isn't on the bus. Tim LOVED Michael Jr in God's Not Dead, even though he wasn't in it. Michael tells us to put our Mom's hands up. John Branyan tries to get free eggs from a bunch of roosters. Michael has a theory about pet names, and Tim pays top dollar for dogs without baggage.

Also on this episode: Michael Jr (dotcom) has a bunch of irons in the fire. Tim gets confused on Michael's projects again. Michael doesn't understand the rhythm of Caleb's voice. And John learns that he's color deaf.

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Jul 14, 2016

THE RETURN OF SPOILED RICH KID… This episode is a special one, because Tim, his kids, Spencer, Olivia (Livi), Levi, and Spencer's new bride, Keagan are all along for the ride. Spoiled Rich Kid kicks things off, and educates Caleb on bidets. Tim gets a flip phone, and gets upset when people eat his macadamia nuts. Levi's hair looks like Twitty from Even Stevens, and family friend Brock gets mauled by a house cat off camera.

Spencer and his new bride, Keagan honeymoon at Disneyland and eat bad Japanese candy. Keagan gives her insights into the St. Louis Blues off season strategy, while Spencer and Tim get overly aggressive on the ice. Olivia gets a sloth for graduation, pledges her allegiance to the monarchy and cries at mean YouTube comments. Caleb and Tim get a curry in the basement of Rashpoot and talk about their trip to England.

Oh, and Spoiled Rich Kid is back, if you're into that sort of thing.

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Jun 30, 2016

Show me that smile, again… Because it's time for another Poddy Break! This week, we've got the amazing Kirk Cameron! Tim is concerned for Kirk's disheveled appearance. Kirk suggests that Tim should take a turn on Dancing with the Stars, and Tim blames Kirk for his haircuts in the 80s. Friend of the show, Gary King, asks a serious question, and Tim gives a terrible answer. Then Kirk asks a serious question, and Tim gives another terrible answer. Kirk buffs up and beards up for a movie roll.

Also in this episode: The gang discusses the secret areas of Disneyland. Caleb orders Panda Express in the middle of the show. Tim has a movie idea, and gives Kirk the right of first refusal. Two new characters call into the show after Kirk decides to give away tickets to Tim's shows in exchange for answering a trivial question. And Kirk's marriage seminars prove, as long as we've got each other, we can take anything that comes our way.

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Jun 23, 2016

We havin' a poddy up in here! Tim welcomes comedian Taylor Tomlinson. In this episode, Caleb and Tim faceswap, while Freight gets crazy with emojis. Taylor teaches Tim a new word. Mozart gets insecure about his age. Taylor and Tim swap bad emcee introduction stories, while Caleb lights a candle for Kari Jobe and the Saint Louis Blues.

Also: Tim bursts onto the country music scene, unbeknownst to himself. Taylor recounts her time on NBC's Last Comic Standing, and decides to write greeting cards in a secluded cabin. Caleb gets "lotionized", and talks about how many friends he has. Tim tries to connect with his audience at a buffet. Finally theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking makes a brief guest appearance.

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Jun 16, 2016

Dust off those record albums, and get ready to trip the light fantastic. Woohoo! Tim teaches Freight how to read. Caleb adds every movie in existence to his watchlist. Aaron's rescue dog barks at golfers. And Freight punches Aaron in the face.

Also in this episode: Tim and Aaron geek out on record albums and the difference between analog and digital. Caleb loses his mind for Hot Cocoa and learns some big words. Aaron cries like a little baby man at a cartoon, and Tim has chlorine eyes during bible study.

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Songs in this episode:
Walkin' the Country - Keith Urban in The Ranch - iTunes - Google Play
Major TomTom - Tim Hawkins - iTunes - Google Play
Hot Cocoa - Tim Hawkins - iTunes - Google Play
Take my Squirrel to the Park - Tim Hawkins - iTunes - Google Play

Jun 9, 2016

Branyan is back! In this episode, Tim and Caleb metaphorically hold hands in laughter. John Branyan reveals his wrestling persona, and finishing move. And, Tim's music producer, Aaron Willis, chimes in with his virtual reality roller coaster experience. Tim eats a bouillon cube. John ponders putting vanilla behind his ears. Caleb becomes a comedy goalie. And Siri clearly has no idea who she's talking to.


Also in this episode: Meet Glade, the guy that wants to know where you got that turkey leg, the gang discusses their favorite smells, and Caleb opens a window of floor space.


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Jun 2, 2016

Wow, we're all over the map on this one. Jonnie has a canker sore, Tim laments his skin tags, and Caleb finds a bag full of beard in the medicine cabinet. Tim reminisces about the time he got a mouthful of mustard at La Petite Academy, and then Tim and Jonnie fall down the rabbit hole of Professional Wrestling.

Also in this episode: Tim knocks himself unconscious at a prom alternative. Jonnie slides across the stage on his elbows. Caleb researches the legality of shooting a hawk. An MMA fighter winds up on our bus. And Jonnie Canker and Jimmy the Cyst part ways, citing creative differences.

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May 26, 2016

Whew buddy, this episode of Poddy Break is chock-a-block with ridiculousness! Tim and fellow comedian Jonnie W relive the days of backwards masking, dare each other to say goofy words on stage, and watch pimple popping videos together.

Also, Caleb gets swole, Freight steps on a landmine, and Carey the Bus Driver recounts his tales on the road.

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May 19, 2016

This very special episode features the Rockshow Road Crew. Get to know Caleb, Freight, & Matt (Queso) as Tim delves deep into the psyche of the group. Listen to Sweet Child of Mine sung by a bodybuilder. Enjoy as Freight runs down his must see TV list, and the gang tries to figure out what's up with AC/DC. The IHOP waitress needs help remembering milk, the crew deals with Facebook Live, and Tim plays in the gumball machine at the Ford dealership.

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May 12, 2016

Ready for a Poddy Break? In this episode, Tim gets stuck in a glue trap, twice. Bob Smiley takes a tortilla shower and meets Merle Haggard. Caleb and Freight profess their love for hard boiled eggs and asparagus. Meet the crew, and learn everyone's bathroom warning sounds. Get to know the new tour bus mascot, Charlie the Mouse!


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May 5, 2016

Grab a couple of cheesesticks, and listen as Kenn returns to avenge his lost episode!! Tim ponders funny doctor names. Kenn and Caleb make it weird. Learn how Freight and his wife got their nicknames. Kenn and Tim tell "The Belt Story", and Kenn makes a midnight run to Walmart.

Oh yeah, and FREIGHT SINGS!!!!! FO REALZ!!! #RoadDogTurnsSongBird

Also on this episode: "Who's Pandra?" and "Try a delicious loaf of Sans Bread®"

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Apr 28, 2016

Oh boy! It's time for another Poddy Break. John's dad dials a telephone and flies a kite, while Tim accuses Ted Cruz of eating off brand cereal. Caleb is relieved of his title as Water Expert, and Tim zip-a-dee-doo-dahs himself into an electric scooter.

Also in this episode: "Who invented the microwave?" and "A Day at the Pigeon Factory".

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Apr 21, 2016

Tim welcomes artist and long time friend, Laura C. They discuss songwriting, verbal vomit, bossy songs, and Ironman figurines. Tim's wife, Heather, and Caleb are along for the ride. A British guy reads country music lyrics, yorkies attack, and Tim looks up cathartic in the dictionary.

This episode features Laura C's song "Broken Open" from her album "The Gift of Brokenness".

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Apr 14, 2016

Listen in as Tim and long time friend John Branyan discuss John's wardrobe, bringing a clothes dryer on stage, and what Batman villain, Bane, has been up to lately. Also, Jack Hanna lets a puma loose on the bus, Freight tries to stave off the black plague, all whilst John dotes on his grandchildren.

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Apr 7, 2016

In part two, Tim and Bob delve into why B's are funnier than R's, how to field dress a deer, and the Wiggle's Greatest Hits. Bob also talks about his recent divorce, his new role as a single parent, and reading the fine print for online dating profiles. Caleb and Jackson, Tim's youngest son, are along for the ride.

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Mar 31, 2016

In this episode, Tim and Bob talk Beach Body workouts, "marrying ketchups", and how to get free tube socks on the road. Bob gets a deal on a $12 microphone and fashions his own shower curtain rings. Also Tim's son, Levi Hawkins, channels his inner "rich kid".

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