2 Beers In- Austin

We stay away from politics and pop culture.
Brett Weaver and Monica Ballard enjoy libations and tell stories.
Friends and patrons chime in with their stories too!
Because all the best conversations start 2 Beers in!

The Getaway Episode

Brett is about to leave for Japan, Monica returns from Seattle and every one of them has a story about nearby Enchanted Rock – even guest Andrew, whose encounter with bees is the stuff of horror films! Do enjoy the mayhem responsibly!

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The Introverted Extroverts Episode

Enjoy your favorite libation as Brett & Monica recall Giving tours at the opening of a whiskey distillery where it was too hot to drink, Both learn their tolerance for socializing. Monica experiences irony during a gig at The Thinkery where you work for s’mores and flan. The 6 Things Healthy People Do Every Morning…

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The Tomorrow-land Episode…

Brett and Monica are joined by podcast & Aristocrat regular Doug for Remembrances of our first exposure to wondrous inventions that are ordinary today. Stuff like sensor faucets, paper towel dispensers, clumping cat littler, HDTV – stuff like that! You won’t look at the commonplace in quite the same way, so come laugh with us!…

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The Ne’er Do Well” Sister Show

Simone, Eric, Val, and James join Brett & Monica on an episode where Marriage proposals abound: Valerie – from a Korean taxi driver AND Brett. (She was torn, let me tell ya!) We’re strapped trying to NOT talk about the weather because Val hates that, except for discussions of wildfires and sunscreen. (It’s summer, okay?)…

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The Marching Band Episode

Welcome to Season Two! We’ve Now Officially Run Longer Than “Firefly!” (Suck it, JJ Abrams!)Eric “DeKill” (who is off mic) and Valerie (who is ALSO off mic a lot) join Brett, Monica and Andrew joins the discussion. Marching band antics and routines. High school memories includes being “in the pit”, what “7 to 5” means,…

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Space Cases and Flaming Tortilla Chips!

Brett and Monica are joined by Doug and Craig Journey through fact & fiction about the Cassini Mission, the X Rocket, and we find that naysayers have been saying nay for a few, nay, many years! What caused tortilla chips to ignite – twice?   Join this strange trip, but, as always, enjoy responsibly!

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The Shanty Magoo Episode

With no one at the guest mics, Brett & Monica have no recourse but to discuss… An impertinent email Monica received from Ibrahem Magoo. We’re schooled as to WHY the lake, it is said, never gives up her dead when the skies of November turn gloomy. Brett confesses that in school he was bullied into…

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The Travels & Travails Episode

 Now with Extra Cheese! Brett, Monica & Andrew (with E.K. off mic) dig deep! Cultural appreciation of fine print on beer labels, Foreign children. Fromage, and Swiss cows, Confirming the myth that Carmelite nuns have delicious creamy centers. Listen in and enjoy responsibly!

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The Age, Body, Mind and … Sheep Episode

Brett & Monica welcome Chad, Phoebe & Andrew The secret to Chad’s diet, Pickle juice slushies Getting older – which is ironic since Andrew looks like a 9 year-old wearing a beard in an Amish play. Andrew did have a brief acting career but it involved sheep. Oh, and the 90’s were a simpler time,…

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The Generalization Episode

Chad and Phoebe join Brett and Monica as we lump things all together. Every Gilbert & Sullivan operetta plot ever. Brett’s habit of paraphrasing every script. How every young person talks. How the Nativity story would sound with accents! Phoebe tells a joke. Monica is not the worst grandmother ever. Chad shares how grapefruit is…

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