Country-ish Episodes

Ep. 136 – Live or Memorex? National Bikini, Graham Cracker, and Workaholic Days and a Blast from the Past

Today’s show is like an old cassette tape commercial… is it live or is it Memorex? Jon reads comments from last week’s show before coming clean and admitting he is not “live” this week as he is on vacation in Myrtle Beach.  However, that doesn’t stop him from sharing some interesting information about National Graham Cracker Day, National Bikini Day, National Hawaii Day, and National Workaholic Day. Then, Jon has a “blast from the past” as he shares shares a July 5th 2019 episode of “FRIED”, his previous podcast, where he gets together with Marc Hunt, aka Marcus Stamos, aka the owner / operator of Marcus Christian Beauty Shop. They reveal the winners of the “caption this” contest on Facebook & Instagram, they read your email & Youtube comments, read two more poems from Jon’s Journal and  talk about the making of the “Fast Times in Hickory” video. Like the Grande

Ep. 135 – Paul Bunyan, Linda Skeens, Watchmen Isaiah, Residual Checks and Sexual Attraction to a Fence!

Today’s show is like a Folky Fence that Frolics at a Fair!  Join comedian Jon Reep and his crew for another episode of COUNTRY-ish! In BEST TRENDS:  What do Wimbledon, the Jan 6th hearings, Ghislaine Maxwell, Watergate, and Truth Social all have in common? None of those will be talked about here!  Instead… it’s Paul Bunyan Day, and if you don’t know, you better axe somebody!   Plus, who is Linda Skeens?  We need to find this woman. All points bulletin for Linda Skeens! Jon loves listening to his resident HAYSEED GEN-Z Intern Isaiah’s accent so he has him read classic narration from a movie.  This week, it’s the movie “WATCHMEN”.  Can Intern Isaiah pull off a dark, gruff superhero voice… or will Jon need to get involved and give him some acting lessons? It’s time for someone to win Jon’s money in another exciting round of HOW MUCH IS THAT SCREEN ACTORS GUILD

Ep. 134 – Selfie Day, Ric Flair, Goodwill Hunting & Crabs get turned into Whiskey!

We have a Crabby but Styling-and-Profiling kind of show for you today! Jon’s resident “HAYSEED GEN-Z”, Intern Isaiah, and his sweet, Southern accent, take a crack at reading some narration from the famous Steve Martin comedy THE JERK.  With Jon’s acting coaching, will Isaiah put in a better performance this week? In BEST TRENDS, Jon celebrates #NationalSelfieDay by taking a selfie (obviously) and then talks about “Nature Boy” Ric Flair scheduling his final wrestling match.  Will Intern Isaiah be in attendance? Jon’s giving more money away in another round of HOW MUCH IS THAT SCREEN ACTORS GUILD RESIDUAL CHECK? In SMALL TOWN NEWS, a New Hampshire distillery is turning crabs into whiskey!  Jon feels the crabs probably deserve it… they are kind of a-holes.  What other alcoholic drinks could be made from sea creatures? And in GOODWILL HUNTING, Jon and Marcus Stamos exchange $5.00 gifts from a local Goodwill store.  Marcus’ gift

Ep. 133 – Flag Day, Little Caesars, Residual Checks & a Sex Toy in a Catfish!

We have a Fishy, Phallic, Flag-tastic, Pizza Party of a show for you today! Jon loves his Intern Isaiah’s voice and accent… so he has him redo some classic narration from a famous movie.  This week, Isaiah reads narration from STAND BY ME. In BEST TRENDS… today is Flag Day! Shout out Betsy Ross!  Do you have a flag in your yard? Do you know the proper way to fold the flag? TIM ALLEN is in the news as he is not the new Buzz Lightyear.  Why is that?  And what’s Mr. Allen up to these days? And LITTLE CAESARS has become the official pizza of the NFL, taking PIZZA HUT’s place.  Jon has to try some some pizza from both places live on the show and gives his shocking opinion. Also, as usual, Jon’s giving more money away in another round of HOW MUCH IS THAT SCREEN ACTORS GUILD RESIDUAL

Ep. 132 – Prince’s Birthday, Pride Whoppers, GoodWill Hunting & Florida Man Crashes Car During Sex

We have a Prince-ly, Proud Whooper, Goodwill, Fellatio of a show for you today! In BEST TRENDS, Jon talks about Prince’s birthday and his memories of seeing him perform.  He even shows some of his own album covers that were inspired by The Purple One.  And plus… Burger King debuts the “Pride Whopper” so Jon decides to give it a shot! Intern Isiah, our resident “Hayseed GenZ”, admits to liking the movie “Clueless”… so Jon has him read some of the dialogue from the film to see what it sounds like.  In SMALL TOWN NEWS, Jon shares the story of a Florida man and woman that crash into a FedEx truck… while performing a sex act in the car.  Jon asks his studio crew… has this ever happened to you? There’s another round of HOW MUCH IS THAT SCREEN ACTORS GUILD RESIDUAL CHECK where Jon has more money to give away to a

Ep. 131 – Top Gun:Maverick, Leanne Morgan, a new Sun Drop song & a Lion with Mullet!

We have a Dirty Grass, Big Panty, Top Gun, Mane Mullet of a show for you today!  In BEST TRENDS, Top Gun: Maverick is out and Jon watched it and has lots of thoughts to share.  They also discuss the new Obi Wan Kenobi series out now on Disney Plus. There’s another round of HOW MUCH IS THAT SCREEN ACTORS GUILD RESIDUAL CHECK where Jon has more money to give away to a lucky listener. Comedian LEANNE MORGAN zooms in to talk about big panties and touching her eyeballs. Kevin Dedmon from the band DIRTY GRASS SOUL joins the show to share a song he wrote about his favorite drink, SUN DROP. And in SMALL TOWN NEWS there’s a lion at a zoo in China that has a mullet and it’s causing an uproar.

Ep. 130 – Ricky Gervais, Beavis & Butthead, DashMan NashCam and Big Macs for 50 years!

We have a Supernatural, Pansexual, Big Mac of a show for you today! In BEST TRENDS, Ricky Gervais has a new comedy special on Netflix… and, you guessed it, someone’s offended! Beavis & Butthead are making a comeback with a new film and Jon’s super excited. Plus, Happy PansexualVisibilityDay! Jon welcomes J.J. BRENT to the show to talk about his YouTube channel “DashMan NashCam” where he videotapes some of the crazy stuff happening on the streets of Nashville, as well as the BANG THIS TWINS and some karaoke stories! Then Jon gives away some of his money to a lucky listener in this week’s HOW MUCH IS THAT SCREEN ACTORS GUILD RESIDUAL CHECK? It’s for an episode of EASTBOUND & DOWN on HBO. And in SMALL TOWN NEWS Jon tells the story of a man in Wisconsin who just celebrated 50 years of eating Big Macs.  Every.  Single.  Day.   He’s lovin’ it! Join

Ep. 129 – Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition, She-Hulk, Free Money & Calling a Man Bald is Sexual Harassment!

We have an Angry, Voluptuous, Hairless Show for you today! Jon welcomes SUN DROP to the show, and shows off his first online commercial video he made for them. Jon loves Intern Isaiah’s country accent so much, he has him read classic narration from “The Shawshank Redemption”.  And Intern Elliott has a new long-distance dedication to deliver Barry White-style. In BEST TRENDS, Jon talks about the newest Sports Illustrated swimsuit model and gets reactions from his co-host and interns.  Is it hot or not?  Plus… what is a “She-Hulk” and why is it trending? Jon gives away more of his money in another round of HOW MUCH IS THAT SCREEN ACTORS GUILD RESIDUAL CHECK?  Have you seen his appearance in JANE THE VIRGIN? And in SMALL TOWN NEWS, Calling a man “bald” is now considered sexual harassment?  Thanks to a ruling in the United Kingdom it is… and Jon says it’s about

Ep. 128 – Hilary Duff, Baby Formula, Larry the Cable Guy, Free Money & a 7-Year-Old Wine-Chugging at a Communion!

We have a Sweet, Sexy, Saintly Show for you today! in BEST TRENDS, Hillary Duff is in the buff (so we have to talk about that).  And #NoBabyFormulaBiden is trending right now.  What’s that all about?  Jon and crew talk about the looming baby formula crisis, why being breast-fed might be underrated, and much more! LARRY THE CABLE GUY pops into the show again to take with Jon about their shared love for karaoke and how that might affect their upcoming show together. Also, Jon’s giving money away with another RESIDUAL CHECK game where a lucky audience member will get to win his check from “Jane the Virgin”. And in SMALL TOWN NEWS, a 7-year-old girl chugged a full chalice of wine during her church communion. Bless her heart! Join actor/comedian Jon Reep on his weekly show COUNTRY-ish, where he and his crew talk about the latest BEST TRENDS, share

Ep. 127 – Cledus T. Judd, Larry the Cable Guy, Free Money & a Man Grows a New Penis On His Arm!

Actor, Comedian, and Black Card member at Planet Fitness JON REEP has an emasculating, offensive…. but very appreciative show for you today! In BEST TRENDS Bill Murray offended someone on the set of a movie and finds himself in some hot water. It’s National Teacher Appreciation Day, so Jon talks about the teachers he appreciated and shares a video recording of him giving a book report in high school dressed as Rosalynn Carter. LARRY THE CABLE GUY drops by again to answer some questions from Jon’s Facebook fans. Singer / Songwriter / Comedian, CLEDUS T. JUDD zooms in to talk about how his musical career started, how he was a high school basketball phenom, and his latest song about President Biden. Then it’s time to give away some money as Jon plays HOW MUCH IS THAT SCREEN ACTORS GUILD RESIDUAL CHECK? with his audience and chooses three random listeners to

Ep. 126 – Trailer Park Diaries, Free Money, Elon Musk, Mike Tyson, Larry the Cable Guy & Small Town News!

We have a trailer trashy, big crappy nasty show for you today! Jon and co-host Marc talk about the upcoming Carolinas CannaBusiness conference where the COUNTRY-ish crew will have a booth, Jon’s “No Drinko ’til Cinco” plan, and updates on his comedy crusise coming up in 2023. In BEST TRENDS, Jon talks about the news of Elon Musk buying Twitter, how Mike Tyson punched an annoying passenger on a plane, and celebrates National Audubon Day… or is that National Autobahn Day? Jon welcomes LARRY THE CABLE GUY back to the show to talk about his latest tour – “Remain Seated” and how much Larry is touring these days. Next it’s WHO’S ZOOMIN’ WHO? where Jon talks with comedians Vicki Barbolak and Shawn Pelofsky about their podcast “TRAILER PARK DIARIES” where they read from a trunkful of diaries uncovered in their trailer park home. Jon gives away FREE MONEY on his game

Ep. 125 – Johnny Depp, Free Money, Raelyn Nelson & the Safe Sex Easter Bunny!

It’s a Crazy, Talented, Egg-selent show for you today! In BEST TRENDS:  Jon talks about actor Johnny Depp’s day in court and his testimony in his case against his former wife… and how it almost puts Jon to sleep just listening to Depp talk.  Can someone put some pirate music behind it? LARRY THE CABLE GUY drops in to chat about his Easter traditions and the death of comedian Gilbert Godfried. In WHO’S ZOOMIN’ WHO?, Jon talks with RAELYN NELSON – the granddaughter of Willie Nelson – about songwriting, getting started in her musical career, singing pop and rap hits at karaoke, and her new single “Free” coming soon. Jon plays another round of HOW MUCH IS THAT SCREEN ACTORS GUILD RESIDUAL CHECK? where he gives away money to one of his random, lucky winners.  It’s another check from EASTBOUND & DOWN… how much is it? And in SMALL TOWN NEWS,

Ep. 124 – Gilbert Godfried, Cam Newton, Country Music Awards and a Bear Punches out of a Car!

It’s a Grizzly, Misogynistic, but Money-Making Show for you Today! It’s “No Drink til Cinco” for Jon, so he’s working more on his DDPY Yoga with his trainer Travis Mahaffey. They’re offering COUNTRY-ish listeners a special deal:  visit and you’ll get 50% off if you mention “Jon Reep” when purchasing. In BEST TRENDS, Jon talks about the death of comedian Gilbert Godfried and shares one of his favorite clips of Gilbert’s comedy. Then, he shifts gears to talk about some sexist comments recently made by his “favorite quarterback”, Mr. Cam Newton.  Intern Isaiah, fresh off his assignment reviewing the “Sex in the City” sequel, reviews the Country Music Awards show.  Isaiah lets us know his favorite performances of the night and has a disagreement with Jon about the Bryan Adams/Jason Aldean duet.  And Isaiah wants to know why BREAD didn’t get a nomination? There’s another round of HOW MUCH IS THAT

Ep. 123 – Tony Rock, Eric Church, Larry Weaver, a Little Prince, the Final Four, and 90 COVID Shots!

In this week’s episode of COUNTRY-ish, Jon and co-host Sebastian talk about the college basketball Final Four games, who they were pulling for, Eric Church’s decision to cancel a concert to go to the games, and a unique, jazzy performance of the National Anthem. In BEST TRENDS, Jon listens to Tony Rock (Chris Rock’s brother) talk about his reaction to the Will Smith slap.  Plus, Jon shares a recently discovered video clip of an 11-year-old Prince! Jon welcomes fellow comedian LARRY WEAVER to the show to talk about the tourist attraction South of the Border, Larry’s start in comedy, and his upcoming trip to Alaska. It’s time for Jon to give away more of his money as he plays another round of HOW MUCH IS THAT SCREEN ACTOR’S GUILD RESIDUAL CHECK? with his live audience.  How much for this episode of EASTBOUND & DOWN? And in SMALL TOWN NEWS, Jon shares

Ep. 122 – Will Smith & Chris Rock’s Oscar Fight, Redneck Reviews, and an Illegal Giant Potato!

In this week’s episode, Jon talks about his birthday trip to Nashville and performing at the Grand Ole Opry. In BEST TRENDS, Jon talks about Will Smith slapping Chris Rock on stage at the Academy Awards ceremony.  Was it real or fake?  Jon shares some of the conspiracy theories about the slap and what it means for comedians. It’s finally time for another REDNECK REVIEW… Intern Isaiah is back, and since Jon and the rest of the crew are tired of hearing him talk about the HBO show “And Just Like That” they have him go ahead and finish out all reviewing the rest of the episodes in one single review. Then it’s time to give away some of Jon’s money with another round of HOW MUCH IS THAT SCREEN ACTORS GUILD RESIDUAL CHECK?  Who’s going to win a residual check from Jon’s time on the sitcom RODNEY? And finally, in SMALL

Ep. 121 – Ask Betty, Mukbanging with Mom’Osa, and Happy Birthday Jon!

It’s a special birthday episode of COUNTRY-ish, as Jon welcomes his mother (Mom’osa) into the studio to celebrate! Jon’s mother shares stories from the day of Jon’s birth, including what scared her to death about the delivery and where Jon got his red hair from. In ASK BETTY, Jon’s Mom’osa, Betty Reep, takes listener questions about Jon as a child, growing up, and how much trouble he got into at school. And in MUKBANGING WITH MOM’OSA, Jon and his mother do a little “mukbanging” on the show as they enjoy a meal from the Olde Hickory Station in Downtown Hickory.  How were the shrimp & grits?  And what was Mom’osa’s favorite part of the meal? It’s a magical, memory lane, matriarchal of an episode! Join actor/comedian Jon Reep on his weekly show COUNTRY-ish, where he and his crew talk about the latest BEST TRENDS, share some SMALL TOWN NEWS, and play games

Ep. 120 – Dolly Parton, Tom Brady’s Ball and Kid Stuck in a Tree!

In this week’s episode of COUNTRY-ish, comedian/actor Jon Reep and co-host Sebastian ask the question “Have you ever been stuck in a tree?” In BEST TRENDS, Dolly Parton refuses to be in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Tom Brady’s retirement game ball just lost a whole lot of value thanks to his decision to un-retire. There’s another round of HOW MUCH IS THAT SCREEN ACTORS GUILD RESIDUAL CHECK?  How much was Jon’s residual check from an episode of EASTBOUND & DOWN?  And could one of this week’s contestants be a future COUNTRY-ish spokesperson? In SMALL TOWN NEWS, Jon shares the story of a boy in Indiana that gest stuck in a tree trying to rescue a cat.  Has anyone in Jon’s studio crew ever been stuck in a tree?  And what happened to the cat? It’s a high-flying, hall of fame, lucky charm of a show! Join

Ep. 119 – Black-ish, International Women & a Company Pays Dog Owners to Smell Poop

In this episode it’s International Women’s Day so Jon joins in on the global celebration to commemorate women and revisits pen pal Natalia Orlova from Ukraine. Plus Jon decides to start his on newspapers — the Hickory Gazette and Hickory Observer. Then in BEST TRENDS, Jon talks briefly about the Ukraine invasion and wants to know the difference between shelling & bombing. After that it’s time to give more money away when Jon takes listener phone calls as they try to guess HOW MUCH IS THAT SCREEN ACTORS GUILD RESIDUAL CHECK? How much was this check for one episode of BLACK-ish? And finally in SMALL TOWN NEWS, a British pet food company is offering to pay dog owners to smell their dogs poop. This is one dog own smelly international episode. Join actor/comedian Jon Reep on his weekly show COUNTRY-ish, where he and his crew talk about the latest BEST TRENDS, share some SMALL

Ep. 118 – Fat Tuesday, Sam Elliot, Women’s History Month & Election Left Comic Standing

In this episode Jon reveals his first political ad about his run for Mayor of Hickory. In BEST TRENDS, it’s Women’s History Month so the guys celebrate three very special women who made an impact in the month of March. Then they talk about a Ukranian man who casually got rid of an anti-tank mine with his bare hands… while puffing on a cigarette.  And Sam Elliot criticizes the 2021 Western drama film “The Power of the Dog” during an appearance on Marc Maron’s WTF Podcast. Next up, it’s Fat Tuesday so Jon and Sebastian get together and give away a big fat check as they take listener phone calls and play another round of HOW MUCH IS THAT SCREEN ACTORS GUILD RESIDUAL CHECK? Finally in “Small Town News” Jon makes the cover of his hometown news paper The Hickory Daily Record. The headline read “The Joke’s on Reep: Comic Left Standing in Bid

Ep. 117 – Johnny Dare, 2’s Day, Down Syndrome, Matthew Stafford & the Hickory Arches are Falling Down

In this is episode it’s Tuesday, 2/22/22 aka the number “2’s Day” and Jon & Marc get together and talk about Jon’s new bandanna outfit, getting in the Focus magazine, and the good times in Richmond, Virginia with Sebastian who danced the night away and lost his wallet. Then in “Best Trends” Victoria Secret reveals their first ever model with Down Syndrome and Matthew Stafford walks away after photographer falls off a stage. After that, it’s “Who’s Zoomin Who?” when Kansas City radio host Johnny Dare joins the show to show off some of his crazy, creepy, yet sexy dolls and toys. Next up it’s “How Much Is That Screen Actors Guild Residual Check?” And this time Jon gives away 2 checks! And finally, in “Small Town News” Jons talks about the 2 Wooden Arches, that Weigh 40-Tons and Cost $753,000 that Came Crashing Down in Hickory. This episode is twin-tastic and might make you take a double