Social Studies

By Joe Dombrowski

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Joe “Mr.D” Dombrowski studies being social, by being social! Join him as he wittily unpacks the wild world of elementary school.

Episode Date
Let's Watch TV: LulaRich
1457
This week we go on quite a journey, from pig anatomy to the do's and don'ts of mid-level marketing! Joe and Mama Fran watch the new docu-series from Amazon, LulaRich, the story of the rise and fall of Lularoe. Fran gets ready for a new hip and Joe decides to write a Musical! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 23, 2021
Oops! Wrong Person
2130
This week, Joe shares some absolutely MORTIFYING stories of accidentally texting or emailing the wrong person. Things go from cute to x-rated and everything in-between! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 21, 2021
Lets Watch TV: The Circle Season 3
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Joe and Fran watch and discuss The Circle: Season 3. Joe accidentally burns his nipples getting ready for the show, and Mama Fran strategizes for season 4 before they chat about the season 3 episode 1 twist ending! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 16, 2021
Observation Horror Stories
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This week, Joe brings you the funniest and most horrifying stories from teacher observations! Joe wonders why kids have a weird obsession with feet, and the we get all his hot-hot-takes on teacher observations! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 13, 2021
Let's Watch TV: Back Yard Bar Wars
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This week, Joe and Mama Fran get a little mixed up (big surprise!) and accidentally watch different episodes of Back Yard Bar Wars! Fran helps us remember what the 70's were like and Joe reveals a precious moment from his childhood. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 08, 2021
Animal Escape!
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Things get literally wild as Joe shares some stories from when he moonlighted as a zoo-man during his first few years teaching. Then he shares other teacher stories of animal shenanigans including stories featuring Madagascar hissing cockroaches, an echidna, and of course snakes! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 06, 2021
Let's Watch TV: Dirty Rotten Cleaners
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This week, things get filthy as Joe and Fran watch Dirty Rotten Cleaners. Mama Fran almost looses her lunch while watching and we discover Joe's deepest darkest fear! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 01, 2021
Teacher Parent Conference Tales
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This week, Joe might be an international felon after making the trip back from Canada, but he still shares wild teacher-parent conference stories, including one where a parent declares herself an actual witch. Then we hear some exclusive questions from the Live Q&A from Joe's recent North Carolina show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 30, 2021
Teacher-Parent Conference with Michelle Griffo
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Joe is joined by Michelle Griffo, also known as @ApplesAndABCs on instagram! She confesses her most awful parent tendencies as the mother of an elementary aged student before she and Joe discuss the value of having a social media presence for professional development and networking. THEN Michelle gives the audience an amazing but time-limited opportunity, so make sure you check this episode out ASAP! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 16, 2021
Let's Watch TV: The Incredible Dr. Pol
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This week, Joe continues his recovery by watching an episode of the Incredible Dr. Pol! Joe and Fran start a new charity challenge and Joe gets to reminisce about his college days. Then Mama Fran learns what kinds of things you can find inside a horse's Veejay! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 11, 2021
Back to School Stories
2019
This week, Joe is quarantining in Omaha after getting the Covid and fills the time by chatting with everyone's favorite tour manager Jeff before sharing some of your wildest back-to-school stories (spoiler some of them are literal s*** shows!) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 09, 2021
(Un)Professional Development
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This week, Joe is in Florida and on the hunt for a real life gator! Then he shares real-life professional development horror stories, and there are some doozies! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 02, 2021
Let's Watch TV: Sexy Beasts
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This week Joe and Fran watch a show they've been putting off for a while, Netflix's Sexy Beasts! But due to popular demand they finally gave in, and actually loved it! Fran threatens to reveal Joe's childhood secrets and Joe reveals his tips for dating. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 28, 2021
Class Rooms To Go with Miss Jerri
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This week, Joe drops a brand new top 5 list: Things That Are NOT allowed in School Next Year! Then he's joined by a super creative and innovative teacher, Miss.Jerri from @classroomtogo, who shares her amazing mobile classroom! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 26, 2021
Let's Watch TV: Top Chef
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This week, Joe and Fran watch Top Chef and Joe has been craving something Rose flavored ever since! Mama Fran misses drive-in movies and Joe doesn't miss Detroit pitbulls. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 21, 2021
Teacher Hairlines with Devin Siebold
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This week, Joe is joined by friend of the pod and hilarious comic Devin Siebold! Devin and Joe commiserate about teacher hair and the feelings of guilt that can sometimes happen in the world of teaching. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 19, 2021
Let's Watch TV: The Real Housewives of New York
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This week, Joe and Mama Fran reflect on the Real Housewives of New York. Mama Fran learns about being sex positive, and Joe considers converting to Judaism. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 14, 2021
Wild Teacher Gifts
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This week, Joe would like to reiterate that even though he is NOT a teacher during summer, but still has some advice for the business next door who can't control their kids. Then Joe tells us some amazingly wild stories about gifts people have gotten from parents or kids.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 12, 2021
Let's Watch TV: Bar Rescue
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This week, Joe and Fran both loved watching Bar Rescue on Paramount Network. Joe decides he wants to become a secret shopper and Fran tells us about the time she was a bartender for a night! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 08, 2021
Summer Recharge with Dr. Jody Carrington
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This week, Joe is joined again by friend of the pod Dr. Jody Carrington. Joe and Jody talk the real talk about teacher self-care, the importance of empathy, and the incredible positive impact teachers can have on this world! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 05, 2021
Let's Watch TV: Naked and Afraid
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This week Joe and Fran get quite an eyeful as they watch one of the wildest shows yet: Naked and Afraid! We learn all about river parasites, Joe decides he could eat alligator if he really had to, and Mama Fran reveals that she wouldn't ride a ferris wheel let alone try to survive the Bayou for any amount of money! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 30, 2021
Wild Parent Emails
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This week, Joe pulls out some great stories from the past year before reading out some of your wildest parent emails! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 28, 2021
Let's Watch TV: Married at First Sight
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This week Joe and Fran watch the Lifetime show Married at First Sight! Joe wants to poke his eyes out watching another "love" show, and Mama Fran gets feisty correcting Joe's grammar! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 23, 2021
Cheese Curd Heaven
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This week, Joe is in Madison Wisconsin and on the verge of a cardiac event due to the amount of cheese he's ingested! Joe tells us about his revenge plots for the person stealing his Amazon packages, and continues the hunt for a Kindergarten position for next fall! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 21, 2021
Let's Watch TV: Hacks
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This week, Joe and Mama Fran dive into HBO's series Hacks! Joe decides he never wants to visit Vegas, and Fran plans her second honey-moon! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 16, 2021
Let's Watch TV: My Feet Are Killing Me
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Joe and Fran face one of their hardest challenges yet! They watch the TLC show My Feet Are Killing Me, and Joe almost doesn't make it! Fran can't look away, and we hear about Joe's favorite childhood toy: a prosthetic foot! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2021
End of Year Shenannigans
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The year is ending, and the kinders are reacting a little differently than Joe was expecting! Joe meets a parent who learns about his comedy on the internet, and we hear some amazing teacher-tired stories to close out the school year! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 07, 2021
Let's Watch TV: Dr. Pimple Popper
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This week, Joe faces his toughest challenge yet: making it through this show without getting physically sick! Mama Fran is absolutely loving it as they watch the TLC show Dr. Pimple Popper. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2021
Kindergarten Pets
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This week, Joe is back on tour! And everyone's favorite tour manager Jeff is back! Joe and Jeff chat about immortal goldfish, picking favorites, and tour hijinks! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 31, 2021
Let's Watch TV: Below Deck Sailing Yacht
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This week, Joe and Mama Fran have a special guest on, tour manager Jeff! They watch an amazingly awful s**t show on the water called Below Deck Sailing Yacht! Jeff brings his reality TV passion to the show and Mama Fran learns a little bit about chlamydia!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 26, 2021
Behavior Management: Finding Your Place
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This week, Joe helps  an adventurous yet anxious teacher balance the desire to keep the status quo vs. exploring new classrooms that might match their teaching heart even better.  Also, to catch Joe LIVE at a city near you. Get your tickets here: https://www.mrdtimes3.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 25, 2021
Cool Mom Energy
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This week, Joe struggles hard with the part of Kindergarten that involves bodily functions before being joined by some of the coolest moms around, Cat and Nat! They chat about life and comedy and Joe gets some insight into what the parents he deals with might be thinking on the day-to-day. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 24, 2021
Let's Watch TV: Extreme Sisters
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This week, Joe and Fran watch a next level crazy show, Extreme Sisters. Mama Fran can't believe how co-dependent the siblings are, and Joe tells us about the most outrageous present he's ever given someone. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 19, 2021
Behavior Management: the young and the restless
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This week Joe tells an eager college student who is just wants to get in the classroom already to pump the breaks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 18, 2021
Choking Hazard
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This week Joe almost dies in the classroom… literally. Before he tells you the tale of his brush with death he explains why teaching about beavers can be unexpectedly humorous and also gives his three classroom dream items. Get your tickets for the School’s Out For Summer tour at www.mrdtimes3.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 17, 2021
Let's Watch TV: The Circle Finale
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This week, for Mother's day, Joe got Mama Fran addicted to the Circle! They watch the season two finale and Fran is so convinced she could win the show...she applies for season 3!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 12, 2021
Behavior Management: curriculum zombies
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This week Joe gets a call from “play in kindergarten” who’s swimming upstream as she attempts to break away from the curriculum in a district that wants nothing to do with anything other than the script. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 11, 2021
Tardy for the Party
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This week Joe hops right up on his soap box to explain how being late for work as a teacher is much different than being late in other professions! He also regales us with a horrific centipede fiasco in the school garden but not before letting us in on a little inside info his School’s Out For Summer tour. Tickets available at mrdtimes3.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 10, 2021
Let's Watch TV: My Cat From Hell
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This week, Joe and Fran watch an amazing show they'd never heard of called My Cat From Hell! Joe wishes he could be a cat person and Fran can't get enough of all the feline drama! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 05, 2021
Behavior Management: New teacher, who dis(respect)?
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This week we hear from 'Sad in Second Grade', and we address a problem that's all too common, especially for new teachers: entrenched toxic environments. Joe can relate with one of his first experiences as a teacher, and he helps give our caller the confidence to make bold decisions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 04, 2021
Kindergarten Herbivores
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This week Joe is joined by the 2020 USA Teacher Of The Year, Tabatha Rosproy but not before he explains his love/hate relationship with procrastination and the fact that his kindergartners have decided to munch down on unrecognizable weeds they found on the playground. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 03, 2021
Let's Watch TV: The Circle
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Fran accidentally gets hooked on this week's show, and Joe think's Mama Fran should try to get on the show herself! Fran learns about emoji's and Joe spills all the tea! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 28, 2021
Behavior Management: Working With Crotchety Teammates
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Joe introduces a new segment called Behavior Management, where he helps solve your problems and addresses behavior that needs to be managed! Today we hear from "Miserable in Third" who has some inflexible teachers on her team who are making her life...well...miserable! Join Patreon to leave Joe a message and have a chance to be featured on upcoming episodes! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 27, 2021
PreK Pause
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This week Joe is joined by TikTok & PreK royalty, Tell Williams (@mrwilliamsprek) but not before he hits you with a rant of the pain of planning field trips and the “joys” of teaching kinder remotely. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 26, 2021
Let's Watch TV: Sister Wives
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This week, Mama Fran gets to watch one of her favorite shows but Joe actually likes it too! Joe learns that he's not cut out for polygamy and Fran talks funeral arrangements much to Joe's dismay! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 21, 2021
How To Go Potty
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This week, Joe runs into a fan in the wild so he develops a top secret code for the next one of you who sees him out there! Then he heads to a job fair and it turns out things have changed A LOT since he got his first teaching job over 10 years ago! We wrap things up by sharing insights from one of Joe's student's great literary works titled “How To Go Potty!” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 19, 2021
Let’s Watch TV: 90 Day Fiance
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This week, Joe and Mama Fran dive into the wild and crazy world of 90 Day Fiance. Joe falls in love with Tunisian architecture and Fran learns about polyamory!   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 14, 2021
The Lock Down
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This week, Joe is sweating bullets because he's been asked to give a speak for the induction of the National Teacher Of The Year even though this week he broke TEACHING RULE NUMBER 1! As punishment, his school has unannounced lock down drill and one of Joe’s students gets a little gassy!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 12, 2021
Let’s Watch TV: Catfish
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This week, Joe and Mama Fran watch the MTV reality show Catfish! Fran gives us a rundown on catfishing and we learn that Joe himself has been involved in Catfish schemes more than once! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 07, 2021
TATB: Teachers Against Tiny Backpacks
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This week Mother Nature gives Joe her karma by striking him with relentless seasonal allergies, all while he’s avoiding tying kindergarten shoe laces and organizing a movement against the unnecessary production of undersized backpacks! THEY’RE USELESS! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 05, 2021
Let’s Watch TV: Chrisley Knows Best
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This week, LWTV branches out! We start by watching one of Mama Fran’s favorites, Chrisley knows Best! We learn that Fran has a hard time saying “sorry” and Joe embraces his inner southerner, ‘bless his heart!’ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 01, 2021
Liar Liar Pants on Fire
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This week, Joe has his heart broken by one of his kid’s tall tales, another one makes a very informative yet inappropirate how-to manual, and Joe doesn’t know how to speak French, unlike all his kids. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 29, 2021
CSI: Leprechaun Murder
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This week, Joe simultaneously learns that kinders are addicted to holidays and that his body absolutely cannot handle drinking on a weekday. A horrifying leprechaun makes an appearance in the classroom and the kids react a little.....murdery. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 22, 2021
Let’s Watch Tv: Batchelor Finale!
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The Batchelor comes to a close and Joe couldn't be happier. Mama Fran is scared of Easter and Joe relives his debut stage role of "shepherd." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 16, 2021
No Tired like Teacher Tired
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This week, Joe is TIRED and shares some of his favorite tired teacher stories before he gets punk'd during yet another school fire drill, and then reminisces about the time he almost destroyed Michigan's natural habitats when he lost a pack of Giant Madagascar Hissing cockroaches! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 15, 2021
Let’s Watch Tv: Surprise Departure!
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This week, Joe and Fran are both surprised at who leaves the show, Joe is grossed out by milk-baths and Mama Fran goes to great lengths to celebrate Louis the Golden Retriver's birthday! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 09, 2021
Kindergarten Divas
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This week, Joe has to use his teacher-features to prove he’s eligible to get a vaccine, before he discusses the finer points of bead safety with everyone and establishes a pen pal program with Mother Nature! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 08, 2021
Let’s Watch Tv: Tell All Drama!
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On this episode of Let's Watch Tv, Joe and Fran discuss Fran's least favorite episode, the Tell All, before making predictions and discussing the future of LWTV! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 02, 2021
Kindergarten Cuss Words
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This week, Joe learns first hand just how challenging virtual teaching is, before sharing the magic of counting to three, and revealing his biggest kinder challenge yet: Not laughing when the children swear! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 01, 2021
Let's Watch TV: Hometown Madness
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This week, Matt and the girls visit their hometowns, and Joe reveals the truly shocking secret that he's a diva who likes attention while Mama Fran sees something she's never seen before in all her years watching the Batchelor! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 23, 2021
Kindergarten Scissor Fiasco
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This week, Joe has a serial haircutter running loose in his classroom! So he  takes the opportunity to chat with Michelle Griffo, AKA @applesandabcs, who tells him where he went wrong and also shares some amazing information on how to use and also create resources on Teachers Pay Teachers! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 22, 2021
Let’s Watch Tv: Tantrum Yoga!
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This week, Joe and Mama Fran decide to ignore the negativity that is dominating batty naysh, and focus on the positives. Mama Fran wants to give Heather a hug, and Joe explains tantric sex to his mother. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 16, 2021
Kindergarten Fire Drill
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Joe’s journey in kindergarten continues! It’s been an eventful week in Mr. D’s class, as the kids are sketched out by the year’s first fire drill. But they go nuts for Valentime’s Day and the ghost of Pablo Picasso pays  a visit during Joe’s latest kiddie craft project! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 15, 2021
Let's Watch Tv: The Return of Mama Fran!
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Mama Fran's back! And she has lots of thoughts about how this season is (or isn't) going! Joe finally gets to watch a date that doesn't make him cringe, and they both think there's more to Heather than meets the eye! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 09, 2021
Welcome to Kindergarten!
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The votes are in, and this week we debut the brand new theme music chosen by Socialite Nation! Joe then shares his trial by fire in his first week in his new role as a kindergarten teacher. He's learned that kindergartners are all selfish liars who can't survive two seconds on their own...and he's never had more fun in a classroom! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 08, 2021
Let's Watch Tv: The Inside Tea!
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This week, Rod returns and he and Joe take a whole new approach to breaking down the show, Joe is starting to like Matt, and they share some exclusive inside tea on everyone's favorite villain: Queen Victoria! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 02, 2021
Teacher of the Year, Owen Bondono
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This week, Joe shares some fantastic personal news before having an amazing conversation with Owen Bondono. Owen is a passionate teacher who is currently nominated as a candidate for the U.S teacher of the year. Joe and Owen also happen to be friends from high school and catch up a bit before deciding which grade is the worst for teachers, the importance of being yourself in the classroom, and how it felt for Owen to become the first person who is trans to win a state teacher of the year award! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 01, 2021
Let's Watch Tv: New Girls, New Energy!
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Joe is joined by the Millenial King, Rod, while Mama Fran recovers. The guys chat about the new faces, new favorites, and Joe's wacky theories! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 26, 2021
YTE: Young Teacher Energy with Gabe Dannenbring
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This week, Joe needs your help fine tuning the pod’s vibe, and any changes will be permanent so be sure to make your voices heard!! Joe is joined by first year teacher and rising Tik Tok creator, Gabe Dannenbring, to talk about dirty DM’s, modeling, and the funny story behind Gabe’s unique Tik Tok handle! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 25, 2021
Let's Watch Tv: Producer Puppet Alert!!
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This week, Mama Fran gives a reading of her unreleased erotic novel and Joe is totally convinced that Matt is a producer puppet, but still can't wait to see what happens next! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 19, 2021
Draggin’ it up a bit with Queen 6!
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This week, Joe is on pins and needles waiting to hear back from his interviews, and to pass the time, has a conversation with “6” one of the most interesting people he’s ever met. 6 is an amazing Drag Queen and fashion artist with an incredible story. From her early days growing up in foster care to her bouts with homelessness, 6 has survived many trials in her life by adopting a unique and inspirational outlook! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 18, 2021
Let's Watch TV: The Batchelor Episode 02
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This week, Fran shares the most romantic date she's ever been on! The queen drives everyone crazy and Joe may have a point about Matt being boring! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 12, 2021
Millenial Tik Tok with Rod
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Joe bids farewell to his parent's basement and hello to millenial Tik Tok creator Rod! Rod and Joe chit chat about tanning beds, N'SYNC, and all things glorious from the 90's! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 11, 2021
Let's Watch TV: The Batchelor Episode 01
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Joe and Fran are still riding high off the romantic fumes of Tayshia and Zac, but they jump right back into it with the 25th season of The Batchelor featuring Matt James. Fran and Joe pick the crazies and the keepers, make their winner-predictions, and prepare themselves for a whole new season of romance and drama! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 05, 2021
New Year's Resolutions with Steph RIley
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On this episode, Joe indulges his midwestern appetites and eats his weight in cheese, before being joined by his college friend and amazing entrepreneur and health trainer, Steph Riley! Steph and Joe talk about planning a wedding during the pandy as well as how to start and follow through on a plan to be healthier in 2021! Link for women’s Boot Camp: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=349528&stype=41&sTG=31&prodId=100230 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 04, 2021
Let's Watch TV: The Bachelorette Episode 12
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This episode is the podcast's very first (but not last) season finale Live Episode! Joe and Fran invited patreon subscribers to join them for a live taping that includes games, gifts, and of course all the hot gossip about the new season of The Batchelor! Stay tuned for more episodes of Let's Watch TV in 2021! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 03, 2021
Exactly You with Sarah Krajewski
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This week, Joe is psyched to get an interview to get back into the classroom, and invites Sarah Krajewski to the pod to help! Sarah is an absolutely amazing elementary school art teacher and author of the new book, Exactly You: The Shape of Your Feelings. Sara and Joe  chat about  some tips and tricks for teaching during covid, jewelry making techniques, and the importance of giving kids the language to describe and understand their whole range of emotions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 28, 2020
Let's Watch TV: The Bachelorette Episode 11
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They did it! Joe and Mama Fran wrap an incredible first season of Let's Watch TV in style as they discuss all the ins-and-outs of the final two episodes. Mama Fran's gets 2 out the final three correct and Joe can't believe he made it all the way through without going insane. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 23, 2020
Star Struck with Koo Koo Kanga Roo
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This week, Joe doesn’t get to fulfill his dream to become a librarian just yet, but its okay because he gets to have a conversation with Neil and Bryan of Koo Koo Kanga Roo, the Beatles of the elementary dance music scene! Joe and the guys have an amazing conversation about how they started the band, micro-dosing, and why Boris wasn’t invited to the cat party! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 21, 2020
Let's Watch TV: The Bachelorette Episode 10
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This week is a double episode, and we learn that Fran almost nailed her prediction at the beginning of the season, and Joe learns that Fran things jumping in a pool can mummify your downstairs bits! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 16, 2020
The Double D’s with Gerry Dee
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This week, Joe is hopefully heading back to those hallowed and sticky hallway of the elementary school as he tries to become a school librarian. Then he’s joined by the Canadian comedian sensation, Gerry Dee! Who super ironically also goes by “Mr.D!” They chat about comedy, Mr.D the TV show and tricks to deal with kids who know more about a subject than you do. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 14, 2020
Let's Watch TV: The Bachelorette Episode 09
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This week, Mama Fran becomes BFF's with Jo Jo Fletcher, and Joe is concerned that one of the contestants might be and actual real-life serial killer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 09, 2020
The Euphoria experience with Nika King
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This week, Joe keeps going down internet rabbit holes and lands on the award winning HBO show Euphoria, he is then quickly joined by the amazing Nika King who actually plays Leslie Bennett on the show Euphoria!! Joe and Nika talk about teaching high schoolers, Addiction, Euphoria season two, and Nika's new tech resource for aspiring entertainers! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 07, 2020
Let's Watch TV: The Bachelorette Episode 08
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On this week's episode, Joe goes full-cynic and thinks he could do a better job producing the show while Fran reveals her deep dark fear of haunted houses and the Noah-Bennett drama comes to a head! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 02, 2020
Spilling UK Tea with Mr.P & Mr.P!
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This week, Joe has decided that he will win Survivor, and there’s nothing his mailman can do about it! Then he’s joined by two very funny Brits, Lee and Adam Parkinson from the Two Mr. P’s in a Podcast. Joe adds several new British slang words to his vocabulary and the gang discuss Lee’s illustrious acting career, the craziness of the teaching profession, and a British treasure named Sticky Vicky! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 30, 2020
Let's Watch TV: The Bachelorette Episode 07
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There's a lot of drama going on in Bachelorette Nation this week and Mama Fran drops some hot tea on everyone's (least) favorite couple, Dale and Claire! Joe gets in touch with his inner southern belle and Fran tells us the meaning of pegging! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 25, 2020
The Gay Cello with Tour Manager Jeff
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On the show today, after a long day of hard work, Joe and Jeff unwind and unbox the Mr. D Holiday Gift Boxes before going on an A.D.H.D conversational journey for the ages! They talk about crow gifts, paper shredder haircuts, and why Joe is always nervous in hotels! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 23, 2020
Let's Watch TV: The Bachelorette Episode 06
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We start the show off this week on a struggling foot as Mama Fran and Joe experience several technical glinches (technical term) while trying to watch this week’s Bachelorette episode. Joe decides that Ben looks like a tan B.J. Novak and Mama Fran forgets that she’s being recorded. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 18, 2020
Let's Watch TV: The Bachelorette Episode 05
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This week, Joe and Fran power through some technical difficulties, Fran has a perfect record guessing the winners of the show, and Joe "does a tea" on Mama Fran! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 11, 2020
Let's Watch TV: The Bachelorette Episode 04
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On this week's episode, Mama Fran bids a (not so fond) farewell to Clare and Dale, Joey actually remembers something from the show that Fran can't, and everyone gets real excited for the absolutely stunning arrival of TAYSHIA! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 06, 2020
Trixx and Treats!
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Joe gives us the rundown on the first super-fan happy hour (spoiler it was AMAZING!) and learns that tights don’t mix well with his COVID fupa! He’s then joined by the very funny comedian Trixx and they discuss the ups and downs of performing for Gen-Z crowds as well as the importance of not Kink-Shaming in glass houses! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Nov 02, 2020
Let's Watch TV: The Bachelorette Episode 03
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This week on Let's Watch TV, Joe discovers that he's addicted to trashy reality television, Fran gets sick of Dale, and no one knows how to pronounce La Quinta! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 28, 2020
Let's Watch TV: The Bachelorette Episode 02
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Things are getting hot, heavy, and classless on Bachelorette.....just the way Joe likes it! But neither Joe or Fran are sold on this season's bachelorette Clare as they discuss all the developments with the show this week, both on and off the screen! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 21, 2020
Picking Your Battles with Chinedu Unaka
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Joe is back home in Michigan this week, and he takes a trip down memory lane by looking over his high school yearbook only to find the horror-story that was 2005’s fashion styles! He’s then joined by the amazing teacher-turned-comic Chinedu Unaka and they chat about his experiences with Teach-For-America, when to pick your battles, and how middle schoolers are great at two things: manipulation and smelling bad! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 12, 2020
Let's Watch TV: The Bachelorette Preseason Episode
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On the first episode of Let's Watch TV, millenial Joe gets ready to watch an entire season of reality TV with his baby boomer mom Fran and the laughs and sparks start flying! They get ready for the upcoming season of The Bachelorette by discussing the history of the show, before dissecting the trailers and playing a lovely mother-son game of 'Smash or Pass,' with some of the season's contestants! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 07, 2020
The Dear Abby for Dudes aka Jared Freid
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This week, Joe tries to better himself by taking classes during covid, and gets ostracized by teenage girls and an old Norwegian woman for his troubles. He bounces back by chatting with the incredible comic and podcast host Jared Freid about being a Batchelor super-fan and how to have strong opinions on the internet these days! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 05, 2020
Growing Up Funny with Jesus Trejo
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This week, Joe reminds us how no one can frustrate you like your parents and shares the latest shenanigans from the Dombrowski household, before being joined by fellow comedian Jesus Trejo as they have an amazing chat about their childhood influences, telling jokes in two languages, and how to kill the haters with positivity! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 28, 2020
Project Podcast with Gunnar Detherage
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Joe sends out a thank you to A very special someone and previews his forthcoming Batchelor podcast, before falling down the rabbit hole (or in this case pony hole) of people who spend they’re time pretending to be animals...He’s rescued by an Amazing Designer of Project Runway and Tik Tok fame, Gunnar Deatherage and they chat about Gunnar’s incredible journey as a self-taught designer who has designed clothes for some of the most famous people on the planet! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 21, 2020
Tik Talk with Casey Hamilton
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This week Joe gets lost in the world of prison Tik Tok, before he stumbles onto Tik Tok sensation Casey Hamilton, who used his quarantine time to launch his career in entertainment. Joe and Casey both started in the classroom before going viral and they share how to deal with the haters but also swap stories about how students and co-workers continue to inspire them as they pursue their passions. We also get a taste of Casey’s Tik Tok fare with a fun new game invented just for him! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 14, 2020
Teachers Turned Comedians with Ian Fidance
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This week, Joe takes a trip to Yellowstone and nearly gets attacked by a 2,000 pound bison, before he’s joined by fellow teacher-turned-comedian Ian Fidance. Joe and Ian swap classroom stories before Ian shares some of his favorite moments working on Crank Yankers and Joe tells us how he raised hell in college with nothing but a flip phone and a Miss Cleo soundboard! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sep 07, 2020
One Funny Profession with Dr.Zeisner
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This week, Joe is busy getting ready for his upcoming totally virtual comedy show, but not too busy to have an amazing conversation with one of the funniest, realest, and knowledgeable educators on the planet! Joe talks with Dr. Zeisner on her incredible journey as an educator, the importance of staying relevant with your students, and how to ace your next teaching interview! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 31, 2020
The Return of the Jeff
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This week, everybody’s favorite tour manager returns! Jeff and Joe get really into cults for a hot minute and spill some inside tea about Joe’s upcoming comedy special, before offering you the amazing opportunity to have a once-in-a-lifetime awkward chat with a socially regressed Mr. D! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Aug 24, 2020