Country-ish Episodes

Ep. 92 – Cam Newton, School Board Pranks, Residual Checks, and THE VOICE’S Avery Roberson!

Comedian/Actor Jon Reep and his co-host Marcus Stamos bring you this week’s episode of COUNTRY-ISH! In BEST TRENDS, they discuss the latest news about Cam Newton and Jon gets to remind everyone how he had predicted this in a past episode. Jon welcomes writer/director Aaron McJames to the show, all the way from Australia, to discuss his film ASTRO LOCO which happens to feature Mr. Reep as the voice of a HAL-like robot. Then it’s time to give away Jon’s money with another round of HOW MUCH IS THAT SCREEN ACTOR’S GUILD RESIDUAL CHECK?  Jon welcomes three listeners at random to guess how much a recent residual check was for his work on BLACK-ISH. Jon has a conversation with Avery Roberson from NBC’s THE VOICE!  This local, North Carolina Country Singer made it pretty far in the show and talks with Jon about his experience and future plans. Then, in

Ep. 91 – Best of Country-ish with Bert Kreischer, Fortune Feimster, Ginger Billy and Leanne Morgan!

Jon has had the opportunity to interview a lot of people over the past year or so for his show COUNTRY-ish… so on this week’s show we share clips from a few of our favorites. First up, Jon chats with comedian Bert Kreischer about how great it would be to have a twin. Next, Jon talks with comedian Fortune Feimster about how she got her name, North Carolina BBQ, and Southern accents. Then, Jon talks with fellow redhead Ginger Billy about how he went from working in the medical field to becoming a comedian and YouTube video star. Last but not least, Jon talks to comedian Leanne Morgan about how she got started in comedy and what her first stand-up performance was like. It’s a deja-vu kind of episode this week on COUNTRY-ish!

Ep. 90 – Rocky Dale Davis, Mukbanking, Meme Me and Gary Busey Fish Teeth!

In this week’s episode, Jon and Marcus Stamos get together to talk about some new studio decorations and the Val Kilmer documentary.  Then they read viewer comments on the “Meme Me” segment where Jon posted an old photo of him as a kid with a glass of milk and a gun (‘Merica!). Then Jon and his mother visit Mountain View Chicken for a new installment of “Mukbanging with Mom’osa”.  Which side item is Jon’s favorite?  And does he overcome his hatred of Cole slaw? Then comedian Rocky Dale Davis joins the show from his garage on the “Who’s Zoomin’ Who?” segment to talk with Jon about Alabama football teams, being a mascot, and his new best friend Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. In “Small Town News”, Jon shares a story about a fish caught in Nags Head NC with very human-like teeth… in fact, they look a lot like Gary Busey’s.

Ep. 89 – Juston McKinny, Dancing Cowboys, Cuomo, Karens, & Florida Food Fights!

In this episode Jon & Sebastian get together and ask their viewers “have you ever been in a food fight”? Then Jon shows some video from his weekend at Novel Taproom of a dancing cowboy. After that, it’s time for “Best Trends” where Andrew Cuomo is resigning as governor of New York amid sexual harassment allegations and a ‘Karen’ is called out for approaching her Black neighbor over a ‘Tigger’ flag. Next up it’s time to play “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” Jon takes listener phone calls as they try to guess the amount of one residual check from his appearance on ‘Jane the Virgin’. After that, it’s “Who’s Zoomin Who?” as comedian/actor Juston McKinney joins the show to talk about his time as a deputy sheriff and his outlaw dad. And finally in “Small Town News” a couple in Florida was arrested after shoving spaghetti in each other’s faces. This spicy

Ep. 88 – Swingers Trailer Park, Frontier Air Fights, Cuomo, TRISH SUHR and Win Jon’s Money!

In this episode Jon & Stamos talk about working with Rodney Carrington in Kentucky, Jon’s parents’ wedding anniversary, and some corrections about Simone Biles from last week’s episode. Sebastian takes over the intern spot and takes your question “Have you ever been to a Key Party?” Then it’s time for the “Troll Patrol” as this week Jon takes aim at Delta Airlines. How do they feel about the Delta Variant? Next up it’s “Best Trends” as Frontier Airlines is trending after an out-of-control passenger had to be duct-taped to his seat after he groped two flight attendants’ breasts and took a swing at a third. Also trending is NY Governor Andrew Cuomo as he denies sexual harassment claims detailed in state attorney general investigation. Also on the 6th of August it’s INTERNATIONAL BEER DAY so the boys crack open a Ginger Beer from the UK named Crabbies. After that, it’s time to give money away in “How Much Is

Ep. 87 – Kentucky Crime Sprees, Simone Biles, Trolling Toby Keith, and the writer & director of THE EXCHANGE!

In this week’s episode, Jon shares stories with co-host Sebastian about his weekend performances in Charlotte, his recent time in a dunking booth, his altercation with the Mayor of Hickory, and his new hot sauce (coming soon)! Then it’s time for the “Troll Patrol” as Jon trolls country music singer Toby Keith about his less-than-enthusiastic promotional video for his new album. In “Best Trends”, Jon and Sebastian share their thoughts on Simone Biles and her decision to drop out of the Olympics, comparisons to gymnast Kerry Strugg, and they celebrate National Whistleblower Day and National Talk in an Elevator Day. Jon gives away some of his money in “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?”  Four lucky callers selected at random get to guess the amount of one of Jon’s EASTBOUND AND DOWN residual checks for a chance to have it signed over to them. In “Who’s Zoomin’

Ep. 86 – Etta May, Ice Cream, Amazon Spiders and Trolling Alan Jackson & Justin Moore

In this special episode Jon is joined by both Marcus Stamos and Sebastian to talk about a trip to the Hickory Motor Speedway for School Bus Racing and review security camera footage from a recent criminal incident at Jon’s home. Then it’s “Troll Patrol”! This week’s victims include country singers Alan Jackson and Justin Moore. Listen as Jon “trolls” these celebrity’s Facebook pages with some of his own comments and takes a look at other readers’ reactions. Next up, it’s “Best Trends” as the crew discusses #BeforeWeHadGPS and “National Vanilla Ice Cream Day”. Then it’s “Who’s Zoomin Who?” as comedian and entertainer ETTA MAY joins the show to talk about how she got started in comedy. Next in “Small Town News” an Amazon delivery guy has to rescue one of his customers from a very large spider! And finally, Stamos and Jon swap gifts from a local Goodwill in “Goodwill Hunting”!

Ep. 85 – 49 Winchester, Goose Poop Lawsuits, Trolling Richard Branson, Morgan Freeman, Toby Keith & Joseph Gordon-Levitt

In this episode Jon & Stamos get together and talk about a police chase that came through Jon’s yard, a girl teaching Stamos how to button his Hawaiian shirt and introducing the show’s new intern Wes Pitman. Then it’s time for the “Troll Patrol”! This weeks victims include Richard Branson, Morgan Freeman, Toby Keith, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Listen as Jon “trolls” these celebrity’s Facebook pages with some of his own comments and takes a look at other readers’ reactions. Next up, it’s “Best Trends”. The boys discuss “National Portfolio Day” and “National Corn Fritters Day”. After that, they open the phone lines and play “How Much is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” with callers trying to guess a check from one episode of Eastbound and Down on HBO. Then it’s “Who’s Zoomin Who?” as the band 49 WINCHESTER joins the show to talk about their new tour. And finally in “Small Town News” a Massachusetts woman, who slipped on goose poop, is

Ep. 84 – Kristen Tuff Scott, Fried Chicken, Free Money & Homeless Homing Pigeons

In this episode Jon & Sebastian get together and talk about their 4th of July weekends. Other topics include Monster Trucks, Rodeo Clowns, taking dad to the dentist, and a Professional Rodeo Bull named “Grin Reeper”! Then it’s time for “Best Trends”, where a video is circulating online of a party on Georgia’s infamous #LakeLanier that was disrupted after the dock started sinking. Also, it’s #NationalFriedChicken Day! The whole gang enjoys some Bojangles food and learns the history of Fried Chicken. After that, it’s time to play, “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” viewers call in to guess the amount of a check for one episode of “Eastbound and Down” on HBO. Next up, it’s “Who’s Zoomin Who?” as social media star Kristen Tuff Scott joins the show to talk about her music and who’s not allowed to attend her funeral. And finally it’s “Small Town News” where in Florida homing pigeons blocked I-95 because they could

Ep. 83 – Cherokee Hilarity, Paula Deen, Mike Speenberg, & McBomb Threats!

In this episode Jon & Stamos get together and talk about their weekend in Cherokee, NC and how they met Marvelous Marvin the Dance Machine, played some blackjack and bought some souvenirs. Jon announces the Country-ish NASCAR racing team, including 14-year-old Katie Hettinger, the youngest person ever to start a NASCAR race! Then it’s time for the “Troll Patrol” as Jon reacts to comments on a sweaty Paula Deen’s Facebook page. Next up on “Best Trends”: it’s National Camera Day and the movie “Clifford the Big Red Dog” is trending on Twitter. After that it’s time to play “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” where Jon takes phone calls and listeners guess the amount of one residual check from the TV show “Jane the Virgin”. After that it’s “Who’s Zoomin Who?” as comedian Mike Speenberg joins the show to talk about school pizza and a Danny Glover look-alike that got in trouble at a recent show. Then finally in “Small Town News” an Iowa Man threatened to blow up a McDonalds because he

Ep. 82 – Gary Owen, Naked Sky Diving, & Transgender Transformer Beast Wars

In this episode Jon & Stamos get together and talk about their weekend with one of them visiting Lake James and bringing back a sweet picture to prove it. Jon went to the Hickory Motor Speedway to do a little “Trackside Trivia” with the drivers. Jon introduces a new segment called “The Troll Patrol” where Jon trolls other verified Facebook pages to get fan reactions. In this week’s episode he trolled Kyle Busch, Ginger Billy & Cat Fish Cooley, and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Then it’s time for “Best Trends”, Brought to you by Hendrick Honda of Hickory. The boys celebrate #NationalOnionRingsDay & talk about a live-action adaptation of fan-favorite series #BeastWars and the movie #Transformers. Also trending was Transgender athlete New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard competing at the Olympics. Coincidence? Next up is  “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” as listeners call in to guess the amount of one of my checks from the HBO

Ep. 81 – Theo Von, John Heffron, Justin Clyde Williams, & Being Stuck In a Fan!

In this episode Jon and Sebastian get together and talk about National Megalodon Day, National Smile Power Day, how Jon started trolling Theo Von, and they pay tribute to interån Isaiah. Then musician Justin Clyde Williams performs LIVE from The Silver Bullet. Next up, it’s “Who’s Zoomin Who?” as comedian John Heffron joins the show to talk about his experience in Hickory. After that it’s time to play, “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” as Jon takes listener phone calls guessing the amount of one check from Eastbound & Down. And finally, in “Small Town News”, a man had to be rescued after being stuck inside a giant fan at a vineyard for two days. This is a Happy-Honky, Heffry-Tonky Methlodon Sized Show! Join actor/comedian Jon Reep as he hosts his weekly show COUNTRY-ISH live from Hickory, NC with special guest comedian JOHN HEFFRON and musical performance by JUSTIN CLYDE WILLIAMS! Join Jon and his crew as they talk about the

Ep. 80 – Billy Wayne Davis, Throwdown Jones, and National Donut Day!

In this week’s COUNTRY-ISH, Jon and Marcus Stamos discuss the latest #BestTrends, including #NationalDonutDay and an “invisible” statue that was recently sold.  They play another round of “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” where a lucky listeners gets to win Jon’s money!  Then, it’s time for some rock-and-roll with THROWDOWN JONES live from Wayneo’s Silver Bullet!  Jon then welcomes BILLY WAYNE DAVIS to the show to discuss their lives as comedians and fun times they’ve had in the past.  In “Small Town News” a fisherman catches a one-in-a-million golden bass, and then Jon and Marcus exchange gifts from a Goodwill in “Goodwill Hunting”.  This episode is better than an invisible golden donut!

Ep. 79 – Red Squirrel, Mukbang-ing, Residual Checks and Bear Attacks!

In this week’s episode Jon and Marcus Stamos talk about the latest BEST TRENDS, including #HelptheBear where a young woman fights off a bear that’s about to take one of her dogs.  There’s a round of “How Much is that Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” where a listener gets to win Jon’s money!  Jon shares a MUKBANG video he did with his Mom’osa where they eat at a Japanese restaurant.  Comedian RED SQUIRREL joins Jon on Zoom to talk about her comedy beginnings and being a former teacher.  And finally Jon and Marcus exchange gifts from a local Goodwill in GOODWILL HUNTING.  This episode is so good it will make you want to punch a bear!  

Ep. 78 – Cowboy Kent Rollins, the Tour of Destruction, and Chicken Brains!

In this week’s episode Jon & Sebastian want to know what’s the nastiest thing you’ve ever eaten?  In “Best Trends” they celebrate #NationalWineDay with some sweet muscadine red wine from Mount Airy North Carolina. Also it’s #TowelDay? What’s that? After that, they show a video of their night at the Hickory Motor Speedway watching the Tour of Destruction. Then it’s time for listeners to WIN Jon’s money as they play another round of “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?”  Next up, it’s “Who’s Zoomin Who?” as Cowboy Kent Rollins joins the show to talk about his amazing open-fire recipes, his favorite thing to cook and his least favorite ingredient. And finally in “Small Town News” Australia’s oldest living man says the secret to his long life is eating chicken brains!  This show is devastatingly delicious.

Ep. 77 – Zach Selwyn, Austin Translation, Dirty Grass Soul & Flying Cats!

In this episode Jon & Stamos get together and talk about Jon’s new “pull patch” hat and Intern Isaiah’s graduation party. Then it’s time for “Best Trends”, brought to you by Hendrick Honda Cars of Hickory, as actor Charles Grodin, star of ‘Beethoven’ and ‘Heartbreak Kid,’ died at age 86. Next up it’s time for listeners to win money in another edition of “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” After that, Jon heads over to Wayneo’s (The Silver Bullet!) to introduce the band DIRTY GRASS SOUL performing their song “As the Story Goes”. Then it’s time for “Who’s Zoomin Who?” as comedian/actor/author ZACH SELWYN joins the show to talk about his new book “Austin Translation”. Then in “Small Town News” a black cat leaps from the 5th floor of a burning building… and struts off like a boss. And finally in “Goodwill Hunting” Jon and Marc unbox gifts they bought each other for $5 or less at a Goodwill.

Ep. 76 – Chris Porter, Prego, Vegemite, Residual Checks & Emotional Support Pigs!

In this episode Jon & Sebastian get together and talk about their Mother’s Day weekends. Jon and his brother took their Mom’osa to the Cracker Barrel and when she ordered a Mimosa they asked to see her ID! Then in “Best Trends”, Prego spaghetti sauce is trending after someone makes a lifehack video on how to make spaghetti for a large crowd on a counter top. Then it’s time to play “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” as Jon takes listeners’ phone calls to guess the amount of one of his acting residual checks.  After that it’s time for “Who’s Zoomin Who?” as comedian Chris Porter joins the show to talk about his disdain for pickles and all things dill. Next up, comedian Dan Green from the “G’Daay from LA” show zooms in to talk about his segment  “Are You My Vege-mate” as the Country-ish crew tries Vegemite for the first time!  And finally in “Small Town

Ep. 75 – Ron Funches, May the 4th & 5th Be With You, and Escape from a Nursing Home!

In this episode Jon & Stamos get together on May the 4th and talk about the hashtag #MayThe4thBeWithYou. Is it really about Star Wars or is it making fun of lisps? Then they celebrate Cinco De Mayo and talk to friend Troy McKay who almost became the new Hemi Guy.  Then it’s time to play “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” as Jon takes listeners’ phone calls to guess the amount of one of his acting residual checks.  After that, it’s “MEME ME / Caption This” as Jon reads your comments about a MEME of Clyde the orangutan wearing Jon’s ginger beard mask. Then it’s “Who’s Zoomin Who” where comedian Ron Funches joins the show to talk about his role in the new film GOLDEN ARM and his love of wrestling. After that it’s “Small Town News” where an elderly couple, both with dementia, used morse code to break out of a Tennessee assisted living facility. And finally it’s “Goodwill

Ep. 74 – Joe Rogan, Babe Ruth, Preacher Lawson & VHS Felons!

In this episode Jon & Sebastian talk about the movie “Nobody” starring Bob Odenkirk on Amazon Prime. Then they play “Meme Me (or Caption This)” with some photos of a White Pontiac Firebird convertible that crashed through a display window at the adult store “Night Secrets” in Hickory. Next it’s time for “Best Trends” as the boys talk about JOE ROGAN getting criticism after comments he made about young people getting the COVID-19 vaccine. Also, it’s BABE RUTH Day so we briefly celebrate the great one. After that it’s time for “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” as callers try to guess the amount of one episode of EASTBOUND AND DOWN on HBO. Then it’s time for “Who’s Zoomin Who” as comedian PREACHER LAWSON joins the show from the parking lot at a Chipotle. And finally in “Small Town News” a Texas woman faces felony charges for not returning a VHS tape from over 20 years ago. This episode knocks

Ep. 73 – Thompson Square, ASMR, 420 Day, Mukbang-ing, and Dog Beer!

In this episode Jon & Stamos get together and talk about National 420 Day and ASMR (aka whisper porn) while making some of their own ASMR sounds. Then it’s time for another round of “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” as callers try to guess the amount of one episode of EASTBOUND AND DOWN on HBO. After that, Jon and his Mom eat BBQ in the car in a new episode of “Mukbang-ing with Mom’osa”. Next up, It’s “Who’s Zooming Who” as country music duo Thompson Square join the show to talk life during the pandemic, new music, and standup careers. And in “Small Town News” Busch beer offers $20,000 for a canine ‘Chief Tasting Officer’ to sample a new brew specifically for dogs. And finally in “Goodwill Hunting”  Jon and Marc ‘unbox’ gifts they bought each other from a Goodwill. This episode is finger licking good and might give you a contact high.