Episodes: 2 Columns

S3 E12: Ayahuasca Retreats – relief of depression and addition?

Asylum.Radio welcomed two guests who recently visited different Ayahuasca retreats. One Andrew went to rythmia.com in Costa Rica, and another Jenni went to a Shaman in the Amazon in Peru. Popularity of Ayahuasca Retreats is on the rise. Most reviews are positive and many say they have life changing experiences while participating in nightly rituals...

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S3 E11: Relationship Changes During COVID & Pet Peeves

Joe leads the banter regarding how COVID affected relationships. Which brought us to: murdering your husband without a trace (what!?) – Fast forward to the next topic: Pet Peeves! Peeves that make relationships better and some that are just plain silly or annoying! And the ultimate question – what would be the best parts of...

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S3 E10: Learn about investment strategies with a Certified Financial Planner

Joe welcomed his friend Brian Hartmann into The ASYLUM. Brian’s a Certified Financial Planner and partner at https://granitebridgewealth.com. He spoke about how he helps his clients do an in-depth view of their finances, to deliver direction and holistic planning to meet short and long-term financial goals. Brian shared his advice on some of the common...

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S3 E9: Traveling in 2021 toward the hopeful end of COVID

Darren, Jen and Joe invited Noam Meppen into the ASYLUM! Noam’s the Franchise Owner of Expedia Cruises in Scottsdale, AZ. Noam spoke to us about how he and his team of 20 Vacation Consultants,  can help anyone plan both cruises and all inclusive leisure resorts – not just Arizona residents! Noam just returned from Cancun,...

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S3 E8: Brands that have changed – for political correctness

The conversation started out with this topic, with Mrs Butterworth, Aunt Jemima, Dr Seuss and more. But as we discovered the brand issue strongly relates to the political climate of our times (Black Lives Matter, discrimination against minorities and women, etc) – we took a tangent first to gender bias and transgender issues, and then...

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S3 E7: Blocking Facebook Friends, Who Why When and did you make up?

Darren, Jen & Joe share their stories about blocking Facebook friends. Joe Jordan blocked his own Asylum co-founder Darren – yet Joe said he doesn’t remember why. Darren thinks it was due to his political views on Trump. Darren discovered the block when trying to find pics of Joe on his Facebook page, for promotional...

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S3 E6: Two Year Anniversary – Show Memories & Advice from a Pro – our guest Romaine Patterson

Darren invites Romaine Patterson into the ASYLUM, and Joe Jordan returns again. And of course Jen is with us. Romaine shares her DNR show headaches (Mark from MN) and how they have helped people (Mark from MN) and one of her most embarrassing DNR moments (Glory Holes). Darren shares his most embarrassing DNR moment (forgetting...

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S3 E5: Memory Lane – replaying Asylum’s FIRST episode Feb 19 2019. Wireless Home Audio with Sonos. Next week – our LIVE Anniversary Show!

Everything you ever wanted to know about how to get wireless speakers hooked up in your house, without the hassle of bluetooth. Sonos brand is the key element! Season 1 – Episode 1. Next week Feb 16th is our 2 year Anniversary Show, with a SURPRISE GUEST!

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S3 E4: Home Fitness Solutions during a Pandemic – versus risking the gym

Asylum has their welcomes back Joe Jordan back for a second run – and Jen leads the discussion, summarizing her in-person gym and exercise history and research into home fitness solutions including The Mirror, Tonal and Tempo. She decided on Tempo at $2200 plus $39 per month. Joe tells us about his desire to work...

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S3 E3: Cutting the Cord – Streaming Video Services

ASYLUM welcomes a new host, Joe Jordan, who shares his experiences Cutting His Own Cord (is that a thing?). He tried Sling, Hulu, and researched others. Darren has also researched YouTube TV. But the general consensus is for the Asylum gang, maybe it’s too soon to cut, due to imperfections with streaming. Tune in to...

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S3 E2: Flight Sim, Video Games and Oculus Quest 2 Virtual Reality with guest Kevin Vandenberg

Darren and Jen welcome back guest Kevin Vandenberg who tells us all about his new Virtual Reality gaming setup including the latest Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 VR, which he paired with the latest Oculus Quest 2 All-In-One VR Headset. Kevin describes in detail his path to high tech gaming including playing one of the most...

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S3 E1: Audio System Advice, Cruise advice and Congressional Traitors, Oh My!

Sitting in for Jen is our guest host and fellow DNR listener Michael Pyle. Darren talks about his latest Sonos audio system connected to his new LG 65″ OLED TV, and Michael compares SIZES including his 65″, connected to his Yamaha receiver. Michael also explains the difference between 5.1 and 7.1 sound systems, and what...

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