Country-ish Episodes

Ep. 111 – Trolling Ludacris, Remembering Bob Saget, Redneck Reviews and a Giant Ball of Human Hair!

In this week’s episode of COUNTRY-ish, Jon is joined by co-host Sebastian to talk about his latest trip to California and performing on New Year’s Eve. In BEST TRENDS, Jon talks about the recent passing of comedian Bob Saget and shares a time when the two worked together.  He also helps celebrate National Arkansas Day and  talks about the history of the state’s pronunciation. Next, Intern Isaiah shares his thoughts on episode 4 of “And Just Like That”, the sequel to “Sex in the City”, on REDNECK REVIEWS.  After watching this episode Isaiah has started a “Hate List” that only has three items on it… but lots of room to grow. Then it’s time for TROLL PATROL where Jon comments on celebrities posts to get reactions from their followers.  This week, the target is rapper Ludacris. In SMALL TOWN NEWS, Jon shares a story of a hairdresser that enters the

Ep. 110 – “Dudeior” Sexy Photos, Trolling Ronan Farrow and Redneck Reviews!

In this episode, Jon and his co-host Marcus Stamos share some reader comments from last week’s show and tell a listener’s spouse to “shut the hell up!” In BEST TRENDS, it’s National Spaghetti Day and National Trivia Day, so Jon and Marc play a round of an 80s trivia drinking game. Then it’s time for the TROLL PATROL, as Jon trolled reporter/celebrity Ronan Farrow about his disappointment in a recent drag race. After that, it’s REDNECK REVIEWS with Intern Isaiah as he reviews Episode 3 of “And Just Like That”, the “Sex in the City” revival.  Is Isaiah starting to like the show a bit?  How many “drizzling turds” does Isaiah drop in this review? In SMALL TOWN NEWS, a man pretends to be handicapped in order to hire a babysitter to change his diapers! And, finally, the Country-ish crew share a behind-the-scenes look at their recent “Dudeior” photo shoot

Ep. 109 – FOX Sports’ Will Kunkel, Reno Collier’s “Legit or Bulls*&@?”, Redneck Reviews & Residual Checks!

In this episode Jon & Stamos get together and talk about their Christmas gifts, Jon reveals he did not actually die (like many of his fans feared), open gifts from super fan Samantha, and then Jon talks to the sports director of FOX 46 Will Kunkel about the downfall of the Carolina Panthers. Then in BEST TRENDS NFL hall of fame coach John Madden passed away and the UCLA Bruins pulled out of the Holiday Bowl just hours before their matchup with North Carolina State was set to take place. After that comedian Reno Collier zooms in to play another round of “Is It Legit or Bullshit”? Jon has to figure out which sports story on this day was true or false. Next up Intern Isiah reviews the 2nd episode of ‘And Just Like’ that on HBO. And finally it’s time to give money away as the boys play, “How Much

Ep. 108 – Secret Santas, Bette Midler, And Just Like That, & Rudolph Gets Attacked!

The whole crew is here for a Big Ole Country-ish Christmas-ish episode! Jon, Stamos, & Sebastian all get together and talk about how people in Lexington, KY are dressing like cowboys from Yellowstone, celebrate Popsicle’s 77th birthday, discuss Cam Newton’s losing streak, ask the question “Do you put Christmas decorations in your yard?” Then it’s time for “Best Trends”, where Bette Midler got some backlash when she tweeted that people in West Virginia are poor, illiterate and strung out. And it’s Yule Day. What is that exactly? After that, we have a new segment called “Redneck Recaps from Intern Isaiah”. Everyone’s favorite intern, Isaiah, gives us a review of the new HBO show ‘And Just Like That’. What did he think? Next up it’s time to play another round of “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” as listeners call in and try to guess the amount of one check for an episode of Mad TV. Then it’s time

Ep. 107 – Ryan Niemiller, Kevin James, Camel Botox Scandals & Residual Checks

In this episode Jon & Stamos get together and talk about Des Moines, Iowa, the Carolina Panthers losing again, and the TV show “Yellowstone”. Then in “Best Trends” Kevin James plays New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton who, after being suspended for a year from the NFL, returned home to coach his 12-year-old son’s football team. And it’s National Monkey Day and RIP Michael Nesmith from the Monkees. Next up it’s time for “Who’s Zoomin Who?” as comedian and AGT finalist Ryan Niemiller joins the show. After that in “Small Town News” there was a Botox scandal at a beauty contest, but the contestants were all camels. And finally the gang plays another round of “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” This time Jon opens a check for doing “Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen”. How much was it? Who will win? This is episode is Seriously Scandalous.

Ep. 106 – Nate Bargatze, A Big Residual Check Game, IKEA Sleepovers and Persimmons?

In this week’s episode, Jon shares stories and pictures from his recent travels to Virginia Beach and Nashville where he spent some time with STEVE BYRNE, THEO VON, and others. Jon also shares a follow-up on his discussion about Kid Rock’s new song and video, with special commentary from STEVE JESSUP! There’s a special version of the “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” game, where Jon has to give away the largest check in the game’s history! Jon welcomes NATE BARGATZE to the show in “Who’s Zoomin’ Who?”, as they talk about Nate’s latest Grammy nomination, what Spotify is doing to comedians, and Christmas decorations. In “Small Town News”, shoppers are forced to stay and sleep in an IKEA store due to a snowstorm outside.  Have you ever been snowed in somewhere? It’s a snowy, Grammy, thousand dollar kind of show this week!

Ep. 105 – Kid Rock, Hillbillies in the Holler, Sports Trivia and Canceled Wizards

In this week’s episode, comedian and actor Jon Reep and his COUNTRY-ish crew talk about Christmas decorations and celebrate National Mason Jar Day, National Personal Space Day, and National Meth Awareness Day, Then, in BEST TRENDS, Jon shares the new song and music video from Kid Rock – “Don’t Tell Me How to Live” – and talks about some of his favorite lyrics. Jon then welcomes back his comedian buddy RENO COLLIER for a new trivia segment:  “This Day in Sports History… is it Legit or Bullshit?”  Can you listen to the facts Reno shares and pick out the lie? Jon jumps in the Zoom room to talk with new online celebrities the Hillbillies in the Holler, zooming in from Boogertown talk about the Redneck Bus, Hee Haw, and Sunday Morning Gospel Jubilee. And finally, in SMALL TOWN NEWS, a New Zealand city is taking its official “wizard” off the

Ep. 104 – Thanksgiving Side Dishes and Beer Stream Wishes

In this episode Jon & Stamos get together and talk about Thanksgiving and ask listeners “what’s your least favorite side dish”? Jon talks about performing in a Corvette Museum and judges Cam Newton’s recent Panthers performance. Then in “Best Trends” the Dollar Tree announced it will raise prices from $1 to $1.25 on the majority of its products by the first quarter of 2022. And it’s #NATIONAL CASHEW DAY.  A favorite snacking and party nut is recognized each year on November 23rd. After that it’s time for a “Mukbang with Reno Collier” when the boys eat at a Mexican restaurant named Oscars. Next up it’s time to give some money away as listeners call in to play “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” And finally in “Small Town News” a stream in Hawaii smells like beer AND it contains alcohol! This is a very Frothy and Thankful episode.

Ep. 103 – Kyle Rittenhouse, Cam Newton, Residual Checks, & Good Tackling Pastors!

In this episode Jon and Sebastian are back from the Reep’s Peeps Comedy Cruise so they share some pictures and talk about the amazing time they had with all the fans and the shenanigans that ensued. Then in BEST TRENDS, the gang breaks down the Kyle Rittenhouse courtroom theatrics, Cam Newton is back with the Panthers, and it’s National Fast Food Day. After that, Jon takes listener phone calls for another round of “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” And finally in SMALL TOWN NEWS, a pastor tackles gunman to the ground inside a Nashville church. This episode is Heroic Generous and F*@king Beautiful.

Ep. 101 – Pete Davidson and a Kardashian, a Sex Toy Stabbing, Goodwill Hunting and Reno Collier!

Join actor/comedian Jon Reep as he hosts his weekly show COUNTRY-ish from Hickory, NC! This week, Jon and his crew talk about the latest BEST TRENDS including Pete Davidson dating a Kardashian and Jon’s former co-star Kal Penn coming out. Next, Jon chats with comedian RENO COLLIER and talks about Reno’s new teeth and how his dog may not be long for this world. In the latest SMALL TOWN NEWS, there’s a story about a couple of cousins that got into a fight over a sex toy.  Jon wants to know… what was the sex toy? And then the triumphant return of GOODWILL HUNTING where Jon and co-host Marcus Stamos exchange gifts from a local Goodwill, $5.00 or less. It’s a sexy, shabby, smiley, prideful show for you today!

Ep. 100 – Halloween in Hickory, Trolling Nick Cannon, Island Boys, Candy Corn and Walls of Poop

It’s Halloween and the whole crew is dressed up for the 100th episode of COUNTRY-ish!  Who had the best costume? Also, did Sebastian hit and kill a guy on a motorcycle? In “Best Trends” the Mississippi State football coach ranks the best Halloween candy in his post-win interview and Jon is introduced to the Island Boys. Next up, the “Troll Patrol” goes after Nick Cannon and his hypocritical stance on Cultural Appropriation. After that it’s time for “Meme Me / Caption This” when Jon shares a picture of him and Jodie and an albino python snake. Then Jon goes to Lake Hickory Haunts to dress up as one of the characters to scare the crap out of people. And finally in “Small Town News” a man in Michigan built a ‘Wall of Poop’ after a dispute with his neighbor. This episode is sneaky, terrifying, craptastic and might be culturally inappropriate.

Ep. 99 – Jon Lovitz, Panther/Viking fights, Trolling Lil’ Baby & Karens in the Sky!

In this week’s episode Jon and Sebastian get together and talk about recent shows Jacksonville, FL as well as a local community & entertainment newspaper in Hickory called the ‘FOCUS’ where the guys are on a quest to become a “Page 3 Beauty”. Then it’s time for “Best Trends”, when a brawl at thePanthers-Vikings game goes viral following a tweet. Next up, the “Troll Patrol” is back at it and this time they leave a comment for rapper ‘Lil Baby. After that it’s time for “Who’s Zooming Who” as comedian/actor & SNL alum ‘Jon Lovitz’ joins the show to talk about Robin Williams, William Shatner in space and how he got started in stand-up. And finally in “Small Town News”, a ‘Karen’ brought her own microphone on an airplane to rant about COVID-19. This episode is steppin’ on necks like a baby talk’n Sky Karen.

Ep. 98 – Jon Gruden, Mike the Situation, Steve Gillespie & Brutal Otter Gangs

In this episode of Country-ish Jon & Stamos get together and talk about Jon’s wild weekend in Raleigh. A lady removed her eyeball, Jon finally received his championship belt, and a visit to North Carolina State University’s campus theatre to relive some early acting memories. There’s a non-streaker at the Panthers game and a couple of silly Philly fans who were arrested for having sex in the stadium bathroom. Then it’s time for “Best Trends” as Raiders head coach Jon Gruden resigns after the NFL leaks his personal emails.  And on October 14th it’s National Dessert Day & Be Bald and Be Free Day. Next up, the “Troll Patrol” leaves a comment for Mike “The Situation” from the Jersey Shore (and from prison). After that, it’s time to play “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” with a check for foreign royalties. Then in “Who’s Zooming Who” Steve Gilispie joins the show and

Ep. 97 – Howard Stern, Bubba Wallace, Joe Biden, Dale Jones & Avalanche Hating Squirrels

In this episode of COUNTRY-ish Jon and Sebastian talk about Jon’s Dallas gig and why he left Dallas to watch the Panthers vs. Dallas game at home with his mom. Then, in BEST TRENDS, October 5th is World Teacher’s Day and there’s a lot of NASCAR news. Bubba Wallace becomes the first Black driver to win a NASCAR Cup Series race since 1963, a newscaster tries to cover up “F JOE BIDEN” chants, and a former NASCAR driver is fatally shot after attacking his ex-wife with hatchet. Next up, it’s time for the TROLL PATROL! And this weeks victim is The Howard Stern Show. Does Jon know the difference between Brandi Carlile and Belinda Carlisle? After that, the boys play another round of HOW MUCH IS THAT SCREEN ACTORS GUILD RESIDUAL CHECK? How much was this check from one episode of JANE THE VIRGIN? Then, it’s WHO’S ZOOMIN’ WHO? when comedian DALE JONES joins the show to talk about his

Ep. 96 – Kelsey Cook, Maury Povich, National Sons Day, Bad Smiles & Funeral Home Fiascos

In this episode Jon & Stamos get together and talk about “cosmic bowling” and a great week of football for the state of North Carolina. Then it’s time for “Best Trends”!  It’s National Sons Day so the gang all brag about their sons and what they’re up to these days. And October 1st is World Smile Day, so Jon shows us what his actual smile looks like under his veneers. After that, it’s time for the “Troll Patrol” and this week’s target is Maury Povich.  He asked his Facebook fans to rate his drip, so Jon obliges. Next up it’s time to give some money away when Jon takes listeners phone calls as they play “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” Then it’s time for “Who’s Zooming Who” when comedian Kelsey Cook joins the show to talk about her trumpet playing Dad, foosball, and massages. And finally, in “Small Town News” a funeral home in NC put

Ep. 95 – Trolling Harry Styles, Trackside Trivia, Defending Mayberry, & The Pizza Poop’n Peep’n Tom

In this episode Jon & Sebastian get together and talk about the mix-up when Jon attended the musical Wicked. Then it’s time for the “Troll Patrol”! This week Harry Styles is in the crosshairs. After that it’s “Trackside Trivia” as Jon heads out to the Hickory Motor Speedway to find out how well these young drivers know the history of their sport. Next Up, Jon defends Mount Airy, NC and the portrayal of Mayberry from “The Andy Griffith Show” after Ted Koppel and CBS Sunday Morning try to push their negative mean-spirited agenda. And finally in “Small Town News”, the alleged Peeping Tom Pizza-Roll Pooper is apprehended after a Oklahoma grocery store incident. This episode will make you take down your fishing pole!

Ep. 94 – Norm MacDonald, Mike Vick, Si Robertson, Reno Collier, Josh Blue, & Potty Trained Cows! – COUNTRY-ish with Jon Reep!

In this episode Jon & Stamos get tother and talk “Sober October”, Jon’s DC gig getting canceled for “security concerns”, and they give a huge update on the Reep’s Peeps Comedy Cruise. Then in “Best Trends” the boys pay tribute to legendary comedian Norm MacDonald who just passed away at age 61 after a long private battle with cancer. And to celebrate National Double Cheeseburger Day on September 15th everyone enjoys double cheeseburgers from Cook-Out. After that, it’s time for the “Troll Patrol”! This week Jon leaves comments online for Ex-NFL Quarterback Michael Vick and Duck Dynasty’s Si Robertson. How will they respond? Next up, it’s time to give away some of Jon’s money when they play another round of “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” Then we get a little clip of the Heffron & Reep Show with Josh Blue. Will he win America’s Got Talent? After that

Ep. 93 – Drunk Zombie Airline Passengers, Bad School Pictures, Fair Fashion, Fake Vaccine Cards & Rich Shydner

In this episode Jon & Sebastian get together and talk about Fantasy Football Draft Day, Chub Lite Beer, and Intern Isaiah’s Birthday. Then in “Best Trends” the boys show a video of a drunk passenger who acts like a zombie on a recent flight. Also, it’s National Beer Lovers Day, so they celebrate with an IPA called Monumental. On September 9th it’s National School Picture Day so the boys reveal and roast each others’ old school pictures. Next up, the Country-ish squad head to Hickory’s County Fair to learn about fair fashion as they ask people “Who are you wearing?” After that, it’s time to give away some money when Jon takes listener phones to play another round of “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” Then it’s “Who’s Zoomin Who?” when comedian and author Ritch Shydner joins the show to talk about the history of comedy and his new book,”Kicking Through The Ashes: My Life as a Stand-up in

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!