Taking the Cynic Route

Where Raunchy Wit and Nostalgia meet Bootleg Intellect.

About the show

Three average Joes from Baltimore, MD sharing humorous stories and opinions with a flare for the crude, low brow, and sometimes even dark. By reflecting on their own personal histories, pop culture potluck, conspiracy theories and other wacky topics, these guys will make you laugh and maybe even think. But mostly laugh.

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  • Episode 6: Your Podcast is Gay

    April 1st, 2018  |  1 hr 22 mins
    comedy, cynic, motorcycle, pet peeves, podcasting, profanity, protests, telemarketing

    We go over a Podcast Pet Peeve list and then go into our very own pet peeves. Guinea John hates loud motorcycles, Bruce hates telemarketers, and Jeff hates protests. But we all love a good AC song. wink

  • Episode 5: Tales of the Pennsylvania Turdpike

    March 18th, 2018  |  1 hr 25 mins
    2008, comedy, cynic, cynic route, driving, driving pet peeves, legalization, marijuana, traffic

    We talk a lot about driving in this one. We look at a traffic pet peeves list, we discuss legalizing ganja, and reminisce about the terrible year, 2008. Buckle up because things get bumpy on the PA Turnpike.

  • Episode 4: Let's Put Another 463 Shrimp on the Barbie...

    March 8th, 2018  |  55 mins 18 secs
    9/11, assassination, australia, comedy, competitive eating, cynic, cynic route, exorcism, patriots

    On this episode we take an Australian slang quiz, watch an exorcism video, we talk about competitive eating, we link 9/11 to the New England Patriots, and Guinea John questions historical assassinations. Go ahead, give it a listen...

  • Episode 3: Would the Real Uncle Jesse Please Stand Up?

    February 26th, 2018  |  1 hr 14 mins
    bananas, comedy, cynic, dukes of hazard, full house, kevin spacey, kiss, louis ck, potassium, route, uncle jesse

    On this episode we discuss how KISS is garbage, how Dukes of Hazard Uncle Jesse is superior to Full House Uncle Jesse, eating healthy and how we know nothing about potassium, the end of Kevin Spacey, and Pulp Fiction vs Reservoir Dogs.

  • Episode 2: Shot Through the Fart

    February 22nd, 2018  |  1 hr 29 secs
    3d, balls, bon jovi, colonoscopy, comedy, cynic, drive-in, movie, route

    We discuss the vulnerabilities of balls, Bruce's trip to the 3D movie marathon, Guinea John's deep seeded hatred for Bon Jovi, and Jeff's colonoscopy. Yum, who wants dessert?

  • Episode 1: Poopin' Ain't Easy

    February 22nd, 2018  |  1 hr 23 mins
    cirque du soleil, comedy, cynic, fantasy, italian, poop, raspberry, route, sci fi

    We discuss personal poop stories, cirque du soleil, the origins of raspberry flavoring, italian stereotypes, sci fi versus fantasy, and we get way too personal with some butt health.