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The Rules of Ghosts, Part 1

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The Rules of Ghosts, Part 1
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Are there laws that govern what spirits can do? As corporeal beings, the laws of nature and physics determine what we can and cannot do. I can’t make an object levitate. I can’t walk through a wall. Do ghosts have a similar set of rules? How come a ghost has never come up to me and said, “Hi JT, I’m a ghost?”

The Greatest Rock Band You Never Heard

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The Greatest Rock Band You Never Heard
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In 1998, Steve Taylor reached up and touched the golden underbelly of rock stardom as leader of the greatest rock band you never heard, The Uninvited. Following ten years of struggle in Los Angeles—the epicenter of the dream/reality splatter zone—his band inked a major label deal with Atlantic Records, pulling back the velvet rope on the most exclusive club in the world.

Pairs With Tous Les Jours Pinot Noir and Our Favorite things

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Pairs With Tous Les Jours Pinot Noir and Our Favorite things
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What brings joy to your life (besides OBVIOUSLY this podcast…and wine)? Is it things & stuff? People & places? A big bank account and an even bigger wine store? What are your favorite things? This week, Wine Goddess Carrie Flaspohler joins me to talk about… Read More »Pairs With Tous Les Jours Pinot Noir and Our Favorite things

Pairs With Polyamory And Fogelson Vineyard Cabernet

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Pairs With Polyamory And Fogelson Vineyard Cabernet
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According to a study released in May 2021, one in nine Americans have tried a poly relationship, and one in six would like to try one. In fact, according to a YouGov study, half of all Millennials do not want a “completely monogamous relationship.” So what’s the attraction to polyamory? Is being able to plunder more than one wine collection at a time?

Pairs With Fogelson Vineyard Chardonnay and The First Tattoo

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Pairs With Fogelson Vineyard Chardonnay and The First Tattoo
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After priding myself as the only musician in the world who doesn’t have a tattoo, I finally decided to give in and get inked. So what’s it going to be? And why did I wait so long?

The Pairs With Life 100th Episode!

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The Pairs With Life 100th Episode!
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It’s the 100th episode of The Pairs With Life Podcast! Who’d of thunk back in December 2018 when this podcast got its start on a kitchen table that it’d grow to the over-leveraged corporate media monstrosity that it is today? To celebrate 100 episodes of… Read More »The Pairs With Life 100th Episode!

Pairs With The Next Wave In Natural Wine

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Pairs With The Next Wave In Natural Wine
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Strange but true, the idea of Natural Wine creates all kinds of controversy within the wine community. Some say Natural Wine is a misnomer, an oxymoron, or just generally bad-tasting wine. My guests on the podcast this week—winemakers Jack Sporer and Randy Czech—offer up an alternative theory…

Pairs With Drinking and Knowing Things

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Pairs With Drinking and Knowing Things
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The average person knows fuck-all about wine, which is one of the reasons why it’s so intimidating to get into appreciating this Magic Juice we love so much. Enter Michael Juergens (also known as Michael Amon), whose book Drinking Wine and Knowing Things demystifies wine with a punk rock approach.

The "End Screen" from Bumble

Pairs With Erickson and Caradin Chardonnay and The Bumble Swipe Session

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Pairs With Erickson and Caradin Chardonnay and The Bumble Swipe Session
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In March of 2020, Tinder recorded its highest 1-day total of swipes: 3 billion. Without a doubt, the pandemic has cemented online dating apps as the go-to way to find the potential Love of Your Life (or perhaps Love of This Week). So, I figured it was time to revisit the scene and do a little swiping with Bethany Nicole, an LA-based writer and relationship expert.

Pairs With The Best White Wine In Cans For The Summer

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Pairs With The Best White Wine In Cans For The Summer
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White wine in cans: a white trash nightmare of alcoholic proportions or the next revolution in fine wine enjoyment? With summer upon us, I found four white wines in cans (well, three whites and one Rosé) and found out for myself. Well, myself and all… Read More »Pairs With The Best White Wine In Cans For The Summer