July 29th, 2019
In this episode Joey talks to Paulo.
Paulo is an immigrant from Chile and a former cruise line employee. He shares stories about his life in Chile, including his family's fall from wealth to poverty, and surviving the 1973 Chilean coup.
Paulo also spent 10 years working on a Cruise Ship and he shares many wild stories about his adventure on the open sea. Including a story about a penis locked in a cage!
July 26th, 2019
This is a rerelease of a Classic episode of the 'Filter Free Amerika' originally released in October of 2013.
In this episode our guest is Firefighter Kris Cleaver and he tells Joey and guest co-host Gus Lynch all about his job. We discuss training, life living in a fire house and he shares some crazy fire fighting stories.
Including a story about how he and is crew had to rescue a man who got his penis stuck in a 2 liter soda bottle!!!
July 22nd, 2019
In this episode of the 'Filter Free Amerika' podcast, Joey turns over interviewer duties to friend and fellow Minneapolis standup comedian Robert Baril.
This episode is about the time Joey briefly worked for a Precious Metals Investment Firm called 'International Rarities.' This company was scamming investors and it was eventually shut down by the Federal Government.
The Federal investigation of the company resulted in the owner David Marion being sent to prison for his crimes. Joey and Robert talk about his arrest, the events that led up to it and what David Marion is doing today.
July 15th, 2019
In this episode, Joey talks with "Nick" a man who claims to have witnessed in person UFOs on multiple occasions.
Nick describes each encounter in great detail and holds nothing back.
Now as great as an episode just that would make, Joey learns that Nick has had a few other fantastic experience. Experiences like possible weed induced teleportation, the ability to decide what he will dream about and oh yeah, he has seen ghosts a few times too.
Strap on the tinfoil hats, this Filter Free Amerika episode is a wild ride!
July 13th, 2019
In this episode Joey is joined by Comedian Andrew Witzel. Andrew tells the story of his championship college wrestling career and has a bucnh of fun stories to share along the way!
Just one of the side topics hit on are, cartoons and video games, Joey's really embarrassing Jr. Hight School wrestling stories, childhood violence, sex injuries, getting stabbed stories and a DWI story too.
Also, one them shares a VERY HYPOTHETICAL description of a crime that they DEFINITELY NEVER REALLY DID!
July 11th, 2019
In this episode Joey is joined by Sam Harriman, owner and brewmaster of Sisyphus Brewing in Minneapolis, MN.
Sam has been living with a severe panic disorder condition most of his life. He and Joey talk about his condition and how it kept him prisoner in his own home, and then how taking control of his mental health lead to overcoming fears and leading an amazing life of accomplishment and adventure.
Sam's stories including dark memories of his mother and her mental health condition, profession treatment for himself and forcing himself to face panic inducing fears in the wild on his own.
Sam is also an avid wild mushroom hunter and magic mushroom mind traveler, so some fantastic stories of heroic dose trips by both he and Joey are shared too.
Also included....masturbating witches.
July 8th, 2019
Antifa, Pee and Robert Baril makes three!
Heads up, this is a slightly different type of FFA episode!
The first half is Joey responding to listener emails and he shares his story about a jug of pee at his gym, Lifetime Fitness in Plymouth, MN
The second half of this episode is a conversation between Joey and Comedian Robert Baril.
They talk about Antifa and recent violent protests and the condition of US politics and is really to blame.
Joey also shares his experience of running into to Antifa members at a Black Lives Matter protests and how they almost beat him up.
July 1st, 2019
In this episode, Joey talks with Standup Comedian and 800 Pound Gorilla Records staff member, Mike Merryfield.
They talk about how 800 Pound Gorilla is attempting to change the standup comedy recording game and put more money in the the pockets of comedians. Also covered, Mike's comedy career, changes in comedy business and an amazing project Mike worked out that is going to be great news to fans of the late great Robin Williams.
Near the end of the episode, the conversation takes a turn from standup and Mike talks about a subject that he is very passionate about, the condition of the US Family Court system.
800 Pound Gorilla Records YouTube Channel
Filter Free Amerika Website
June 24th, 2019
In this episode Joey talks with Bounty Hunter and owner of Twin Cities Apprehension Team, Stew Peters. Stew is not just any run-of- the-mill bounty hunter either. He is actually one of the very best in the country with and almost perfect capture success rate! He and his team are so good, bail companies around the country contract them to chase down their bail jumpers too
Stew describes the details of the job, his training and qualifications and even shares some of his more interesting apprehension stories.
TRIGGER WARNING: This episode contains details of sex offender crimes!
TCAT YouTube Channel
June 22nd, 2019
In this episode Joey talks with "Frank" about his history of driving without a valid driver's license and fighting the legal system when arrested for it.
Frank did things like refusing to be booked after being pulled over and arrested, protesting with hunger strikes while in jail and using convoluted legal filings to manipulate the court system in his favor. One court appearance even resulted in the FBI visiting him at his home!