Episodes: 4 Columns

S2 E20: Medical vs Recreational Marijuana

Medical vs recreational marijuana – what’s the difference? Is CBD legal? Are there side effects of either? Jen invites our guest to explore the complex world of medical marijuana and learn about the good, bad, and ugly of this intriguing industry. Season 2 Episode 20.

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S2 E19: Full-Time RVing

Tonight we spoke live with our guests Mike Ochsner (DNR listener) and his husband Kelly Guerrero Ochsner (suppressant) about their experiences in the last year with “Full Time RV’ing”! Pros, cons, favorite things, costs, locations and more!

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S2 E18: New Car Wish List and Buying During COVID

Last week, Jen began to tell us about her new Tesla 3. She loves it! We decided to expand on that conversation today and spoke about car’s we’ve had and why youth today don’t see cars as important. Darren’s niece Heather called in to talk about her new car buying experience during COVID – and...

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E2 S17: Hacking Absentee Ballots

Darren and Jen are LIVE to talk politics “Hacking Absentee Ballots”. Yes, Trump has made a public call for foreign countries to hack our absentee ballots! Is that Fake News or an interpretation of Trump’s actions? We also take a tangent and talk about Jen’s new Tesla, and Tesla roofing!? Also listen to our Season...

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S2 E16: Tequila Agaves Mezcal and The Worm

This week in The Asylum, Jen and Darren welcome a special guest, Elisa Lopez,  to talk to us all about Agaves!  She is known in the industry as “La Loba Mexicana” ( https://instagram.com/lalobamexicana) and is the co-host of the podcast Azucar y Limon, or Sugar and Lime (https://www.instagram.com/azucar.y.limon/)  Ever wonder about the difference between tequila and mezcal...

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S2 E15: Space The Final Frontier

Tonight’s live episode: Space, the Final Frontier! Darren and Jen kibitz about SpaceX and the Crew Dragon Launch (is Mars next?), our new USA Space Force (or are we talking the TV show?), and the latest Star Trek shows. Season 2 Episode 15.

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S2 E14: Crushes & Beginning Social Gatherings

What started out as topic “Trump Crushes” which would have included Trump Rants and Celebrity Crushes (the latter to get to know each other better), quickly turned into Crushes and Beginning Social Gatherings. For Crushes, Jen focused on childhood physical attractions and Darren focused on adult social attractions (is that a thing?). For Gatherings, Jen...

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S2 E13: Food and Delivery Services during Lockdown

Darren, Jen and guest host Michael Pyle talk about Food and Delivery Services that we’ve used (or would like to) during Lockdown. From old favorites such as Grub Hub (which may soon be owned by Uber Eats), to newer grocery delivery services including InstaCart, we summarize all the majors out there. We also cover Meal...

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S2 E12: Creating a Film on a shoestring budget

“Closure” is a highly rated and award winning feature film that was written and directed by Alex Goldberg and produced by Beau J Genot: https://www.amazon.com/Closure-Catia-Ojeda/dp/B07ZMN8GJZ. Beau is a fellow DNR listener and Darren invites him into The ASYLUM to describe how to make and distribute a film on a shoestring or midrange budget. Season 2...

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S2 E11: Binge Watching during Lockdown

What do you fill your time with, when you’re quarantined at home EVERY NIGHT and WEEKEND?! Binge watch TV series on Netflix and Amazon Prime! Darren & Jen give you their recommendations, plus some from Darren’s mom Janet and sister Kelly. I think this Train Wreck has been repaired and is headed in the right...

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S2 E10: How to make simple cocktails at home while on Lockdown, with guest Ariel Suarez

Darren & Jen sit down with Ariel Suarez, the well-known (and loved) bartender from @bathtubginnyc and @the18throom as he shares his tips and tricks for how to make simple cocktails with home ingredients you may already have at home, with no need to venture out to the stores … as long as you have the...

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S2 E9: Sex Positions with your COVID Partners … aaaand Connecting with Video Chat during COVID

Our world has been so painful the past couple months. What can we talk about to lighten our spirits, when we are all still thinking about COVID-19!? Why not sex positions to protect you and your partner? And for those who don’t wanna talk sex, OK we throw some tech in for you – how...

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