Gary and Mark got together to record this episode from a proper social distancing distance. We brought in three guests via phone including Mayor Thomas, Mayor of Watershed; Joseph Clarke, the legal counsel for the show and university; and Frank Schell, a friend who happens to be a pickleball champion and is taking over that sport for the university as well as serving as the new tourism and development director for Rabbit Island Resort.
Left to right: Mayor Thomas, Joseph Clarke, Frank Schell
We have a lot going on in episode 27 and today we're recording at a new place to us, the Wakey Monkey Coffee Cafe in Saluda, North Carolina. In these times of investment markets swinging all over the place - we can save you 200 grand in about 45 seconds. We also had Matt Noller on the show, owner of the Wakey Monkey to tell us about his fine establishment. We throw in a history lesson and other assorted bits of fun.
Cat bullying of the elderly is a real thing. We can help. In this episode you'll also meet the newest hire at "The Gary and Mark Podcasting University" and learn about the event Dr. James Moore will be coaching, the Aluminum Man Triathlon.
We’re putting the “continents” back in incontinence! The Gary and Mark Show doesn’t just rest when we’re climbing to the top. We’re always coming up with new businesses to help support the show, and Gary’s idea for “Security Pants” is bound to be a winner! Listen in to get on the ground floor.
We also have some more news about our upcoming movie production of Pam Stone’s novel, “Girls Like Her.”
John's Puppet Palace - our soundstage for our movie production of Girls Like Her.
Almost the entire faculty and administration of the Gary and Mark Podcasting University spent a pleasant half day in a team building trek to Drip Falls. Originally the activity was to take place at the luxurious Rabbit Island Resort, but after much thought and deliberation it was determined that a faculty retreat in a spa-like setting would send the wrong message to our student(s) and their parents.
After a grueling two miles in which we had to walk both ways, with much discussion we reflected upon the waterfall we’d seen and how much gravity has to do with just about everything we do.
Just like the water, we’re all headed downhill.
For us the big treat was lunch at Green River Barbecue in Saluda where we were surprised to learn that Wednesday is FREE DESSERT DAY!
We travel back to where our friendship began for this episode. Gary and Mark met at Camp Mondamin in 1971 and decided to celebrate their 49th year of friendship by recording on the tower at the camp overlooking Lake Summit. And if fact, if you squint you can get a glimpse of Rabbit Island. As always, lots of fun stuff going on in 25 minutes.
Gary and Mark at Camp Mondamin with the tower in the background.
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