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!

Kapow! It’s the Porn Episode!

Important life lessons, er, “explode” in this disquieting discussion of finding porn descriptions in America’s heartland… Found a condom? Don’t use it … God is real because “bananas”… Pierce Morgan, Purgatory, and the Spanish Inquisition – which no one expected! Not even guests Erik de Kill, Valerie de Bill or Doug!

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Look Out! It’s The Kung Fu Robot Episode!

The first half-hour foray with guests Doug and E.K. The topics swerve into loopy language with Brett’s anime film “Goro-Red Requiem” and the deciphering a text Monica received, talking about “Malan Mama.” Why did “cabin supplies” end up in quotation marks on a sign on a jetway. Brett & Monica reminisce about  jobs they’ve had…

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Lynda Carter Over Asparagus

Brett and Monica describe movies they’re NOT in. A close encounter with a Wonder Woman lookalike. The story of Brett’s 1985 World’s Fair private performance for Styx’s Tommy Shaw. A visit from the Punctuation Police. The usual shenanigans on our last hour-long installment. Enjoy responsibly and pace yourself.

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The Ambivula Episode

If Brett dabbled in the pharmaceutical field, maybe Monica wouldn’t be such a “difficult” dental patient. There’s some disturbing geek talk about tweaking algorithms so hard their eyes water. Brett shares “How To Become A Voice Actor” and Monica in all seriousness lectures a bit about “The Pina Colada Song.” Enjoy responsibly with a festive…

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Ten Thousand Hours of Balls as Found on eBay

Have your notepad ready! We’re talking about $40 soup, Brett’s flu test, and information hoarding. The parade of topics also includes Father Tim, the “SJ” priest, an appreciation of a “Bastardly burn”, and Brett’s wanderlust to join “happy poor people” overseas. Emily joins us late and Doug basically shows up just in time to say goodbye! As always,…

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That’s Showbiz!

From puppets to Penfold, the band Fragile Rock to movie theatre experiences, Brett & Monica cover a lot of topics with guests Jason Paris and Pax. There’s a launch party involving an actual rocket launch. Monica gets to turn what could have been every actor’s nightmare into a dream come true. Brett’s dad and his…

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…”Excuse me, We Have the Room!”

Hosts Brett Weaver and Monica Ballard take the shenanigans to 4th Tap Brewery, where someguy named Derrick wants to know, “What’s with the microphones?” Derrick missed the whole multi-cultural discussion on how some people in Canada hate it when people speak French! Then there’s the interesting translation of Japanese that E.K. Weaver is doing. Reprimands…

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“Projects”, Live Chickens in the Greenroom, and a Red Velvet Stage

Oskar Blues is the place and Doug Fels is in our face! Brett and Monica recount a visit to the Winter Soiree with a clueless DJ, a bunch of non-dancers, and everyone but us had a “project” to discuss.  We learn that Death by Coconut looks like a dark and angry beer, and a barrel-aged…

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The Not-So-Invisible Touch-a of Geeks

Celis Brewery and the competitive spirit heats up, resulting in a shorter-than-usual episode. “Geeks Who-Drink” are in the same room, explaining why we brush closer than normal to pop culture. There’s a Canonical song, Chili cheese fries recipes get downright revelatory, That time that Huey Lewis opened a highway in Houston. It may be short,…

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Headhunters, Footbeer & the Bloody Armadillo

Join Brett & Monica…and eventually E.K. as they discuss; A lot of food. A red velvet cake that HAS to happen at some point.  Meander through dream jobs. A game called “Find the Vegetarian”. An invitation from Brett to touch his junk, which, when in context, isn’t as weird as it sounds.

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