Movies With Friends: The Shape of Water/Three Billboards

February 19, 2018

Eric is joined by a very special guest to talk "The Shape of Water" and "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" as part of #MWF2018


Movies With Friends: Get Out

February 11, 2018

This week Eric sits down with his longtime friend Ida Dancy to talk about the film Get Out in another installment of Movies With Friends


Movies With Friends: Lady Bird

February 4, 2018

This week Eric sits down with his friend Annie Hildebrandt to talk about Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird” in another installment of Movies With Friends. 


Movies With Friends: Dunkirk

January 29, 2018

The Chalkboard is back and so is our Movies With Friends series! Eric sits down with Alex and Austin Ward to talk about Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk.


Let’s Talk About 2007

January 1, 2018

New Year's is a time for resolutions and looking forward. We took it back a decade and some, though, to talk about one of the best years of our time: 2007. The iPhone was released, No Country for Old Men won Best Picture, The National dropped "Boxer" and Eric was working as a radio personality called "Dizzle." We also broke down our favorite Star Wars characters in a special edition of The Chalkboard. 


The Chalkboard Holiday Watchlist

December 18, 2017

Nothing's more beautiful than spending quality time with family over the holidays, but catching up on the best TV shows and movies on the year might be a close second. We break down what you should check out and binge watch when you need a break from Uncle Brad's hot takes about tax reform. This is the Chalkboard Holiday Watchlist.  


Big Facts: Holiday Edition

December 10, 2017

The boys are back in town with another episode of Big Facts — this time focused on all things holiday traditions. Is eggnog good? Is it better to give or receive? Should you ever wear anything besides sweatpants at a get together? BIG FACTS. Then, they chat about the 2017 songs they think they'll remember in 2027. Hint: there's no Ed Sheeran. 


Billy Brimblecom, Jr.

November 5, 2017

The Chalkboard sits down with Billy Brimblecom Jr., Executive Director of the Steps of Faith Foundation. They talk about the nonprofit (which helps amputees get the prosthetics they need) and its upcoming event Thundergong, which features Jason Sudeikis, Fred Armisen, Krizz Kaliko, and others. Lastly, they chat all things yacht rock and Billy's role as captain in the Kansas City-based band Summer Breeze.  


Unpopular Opinions

October 24, 2017

Are the Winter Olympics better than the Summer Olympics? Do laugh tracks ruin TV sitcoms? Are cold days better than hot days? The boys dig into some of Matthew Yglesias's Twitter "unpopular opinions" and share a few of their own. The Chalkboard Picks of the Week are The Social Club KC and Netflix's "Mindhunter."


Tom Petty and PorchFestKC

October 9, 2017

The boys talk about Tom Petty's death, his impact on their lives and the legacy he'll leave on music. Then, Kathryn Golden, founder and organizer of PorchFestKC, joins The Chalkboard Podcast to talk about the origins of the festival and what makes PorchfestKC a unique concert experience in Kansas City.