Hank Watson's Garage Hour podcast
11.27.10 (MP3): Classic! Desert 'Froading, Buggy Kerploding, Traffic Poking, Machine Gun Toting, Islamist Goading, Rock/Roll Blowing, REI Loathing, Border Guarding, Manners Smarting Solo Filthy Hosting Awesomeness

Trucks and traffic, Manxes on Craig's, holiday traffic (poor idiots), rockers and rollers (including Zach Wilde, Randy Rhodes, COC and Willie Nelson), Sal Giunta's uncomfortable time receiving the Medal of Honor from presidential jellyfish Barry Obama, Texas declares war, Iran finds Hell in a centrifuge, and why every good 'froader hates REI.  THIS is gearhead talk radio: Hank Watson's Garage Hour.

One of the rare solo shows the Garage Hour has done in its time, this episode came on the heels of a long Thanksgiving week of shooting things and off-roadin' stuff between bottles of good sauce and truckloads of turkey in its natural form - cooked and waiting to be eaten.

Remember, the Garage Hour doesn't have an anger problem, we have an idiot problem.

If you'd prefer the high-res version of this episode, search for the same date without the "MP3" tag.

Direct download: HWGH112710mp3.mp3
Category:gearhead personality -- posted at: 2:53pm EST

11.27.10: Classic! Desert 'Froading, Buggy Kerploding, Traffic Poking, Machine Gun Toting, Islamist Goading, Rock/Roll Blowing, REI Loathing, Border Guarding, Manners Smarting Solo Filthy Hosting Awesomeness

Trucks and traffic, Manxes on Craig's, holiday traffic (poor idiots), rockers and rollers (including Zach Wilde, Randy Rhodes, COC and Willie Nelson), Sal Giunta's uncomfortable time receiving the Medal of Honor from presidential jellyfish Barry Obama, Texas declares war, Iran finds Hell in a centrifuge, and why every good 'froader hates REI.  THIS is gearhead talk radio: Hank Watson's Garage Hour.

One of the rare solo shows the Garage Hour has done in its time, this episode came on the heels of a long Thanksgiving week of shooting things and off-roadin' stuff between bottles of good sauce and truckloads of turkey in its natural form - cooked and waiting to be eaten.

Remember, the Garage Hour doesn't have an anger problem, we have an idiot problem.

If you'd prefer the low-res version of this episode, search for the same date with the "MP3" tag.

Direct download: HWGH112710.m4a
Category:gearhead personality -- posted at: 2:20pm EST

04.22.16 (MP3): Rollbars & Cheeseboroughs, Elvis's Van & VW's Diesels, Connery & Moore, Beers @ Helix Brewing, Zep, Beatles, Trower, Menomena, + GH Cohost Speedboat Goes Gilligan w/ Laser Dolphins & Vessel Assist

Hell's bells, it's another in-garage Garage Hour.  THIS is the purest gearhead talk, surrounded by fire extinguishers and beers and Muslim wrenches and ammunition and AR parts and truck parts and racecar parts and beer!

We've got to confess: this one's a little dark.  Hostus Maximus Justin Fort, Surfer Greg and Majid from GSR Car talk near-death experiences, ethnicity and religious humor, things in the ocean that could kill you, attack Muppets, bullets and where to put them…  But then again, if the Garage Hour did it, you know it's PG, and meant to make you think, not close your mind.

Topics on this one vary from the show's budding relationship with Helix Brewing Company in lovely, scenic industrial La Mesa, beers that matter, why black guns matter, why Justin is an honorary black guy, truck parts, truck mud, making a black & tan with vanilla cream ale and chocolate porter, and and why no one will order the Ocean Beach Pizza Port's Stinky Hippie Pizza.

From there, the cohosts hit their rhythm - Bond versus Bond, Twitting versus Instagramming, engineers versus ARs, blowtorch versus vice, technology versus trendy, VW versus the US gov't, red versus yellow versus pink beer, and attack dolphins versus SEALs.

To tie it all up, yup, we do indeed chat about cohost Majid's recent escapade of driving (sorry, sailing) his new deep-vee to Catalina for only making it four miles offshore before it shuts down on him…  Of course, the first thing he did was call the Garage Hour, mostly because we're awesome, but also because we have friends with tugboats.

If you'd like the high-fi version of this edition, grab the same date podcast without the "MP3" tag in the header.

Direct download: HWGH042216mp3.mp3
Category:gearhead personality -- posted at: 12:41am EST

04.22.16: Rollbars & Cheeseboroughs, Elvis's Van & VW's Diesels, Connery & Moore, Beers @ Helix Brewing, Zep, Beatles, Trower, Menomena, + GH Cohost Speedboat Goes Gilligan w/ Laser Dolphins & Vessel Assist

Hell's bells, it's another in-garage Garage Hour.  THIS is the purest gearhead talk, surrounded by fire extinguishers and beers and Muslim wrenches and ammunition and AR parts and truck parts and racecar parts and beer!

We've got to confess: this one's a little dark.  Hostus Maximus Justin Fort, Surfer Greg and Majid from GSR Car talk near-death experiences, ethnicity and religious humor, things in the ocean that could kill you, attack Muppets, bullets and where to put them…  But then again, if the Garage Hour did it, you know it's PG, and meant to make you think, not close your mind.

Topics on this one vary from the show's budding relationship with Helix Brewing Company in lovely, scenic industrial La Mesa, beers that matter, why black guns matter, why Justin is an honorary black guy, truck parts, truck mud, making a black & tan with vanilla cream ale and chocolate porter, and and why no one will order the Ocean Beach Pizza Port's Stinky Hippie Pizza.

From there, the cohosts hit their rhythm - Bond versus Bond, Twitting versus Instagramming, engineers versus ARs, blowtorch versus vice, technology versus trendy, VW versus the US gov't, red versus yellow versus pink beer, and attack dolphins versus SEALs.

To tie it all up, yup, we do indeed chat about cohost Majid's recent escapade of driving (sorry, sailing) his new deep-vee to Catalina for only making it four miles offshore before it shuts down on him…  Of course, the first thing he did was call the Garage Hour, mostly because we're awesome, but also because we have friends with tugboats.

If you'd like the low-fi version of this edition, grab the same date podcast with the "MP3" tag in the header.

Direct download: HWGH042216.m4a
Category:gearhead personality -- posted at: 12:02am EST

06.26.10 (MP3): Classic! Zip-Ties & Beer Cans, Hungover Bears VS Pistol-Packin' Geologists (Now, w/ Choppers), Genius VS Felony Stupid, Marmots VS Your Truck, Physical Graffiti VS Master of Puppets, Dude Food w/ Off-Road Manifold Onions &Mountain Burritos

So much goodness…  Tales of mountain climbing on Mt. Whitney and bears attacking on three hours sleep, with zombies and whether they care about how long they last, plus so much rock and roll it'll make your head go all explodey, it's got to be another of Hank Watson's Garage Hours.  Why fake praise when you can throw rocks instead?

While off-roaders and Jeepers cook onions on the intake manifold, the rest of the gang wraps the truck with chicken wire to deter high-mountain attack marmots, because if it's not bears on too many downers it's the Garage Hour and our unending quest to figure out the best way to kill that which goes bump in the night.  The rangers say .357 ain't enough for grizzlies in these here parts nowadays, so how about .458 Casul?  A nice Desert Eagle .50?  What about the ongoing argument of 12-gauge deer slug versus double-ought buck?  The Garage Hour goons hit it all, including their new line of simulated fur velour sasquatch silhouettes.

There's also a rich vein of musical awareness in this episode, with everyone from Zep to Metallica, Corrosion, Floyd, Sabbath, Purple, Skynyrd, Rush, Testament, and a fitting discussion of noted gearhead and epic drumslayer, John "Bonzo" Bonham, and his penchant for earning the finest in speeding tickets.  Then several drunken friends of the show call in with suggestions of Dr. Dre and Miles Davis...

As it often begins as it ends, Hank Watson's Garage Hour finishes on Dude Food, with tales of fair food (and the dreaded zucchini weenie), as well as the age-old argument of flapjack versus pancake.

If you'd prefer the hi-fi wine-and-cheese version of this episode, search for the same date without an "MP3" in the header.

Direct download: HWGH062610mp3.mp3
Category:gearhead personality -- posted at: 4:03pm EST

06.26.10: Classic! Zip-Ties & Beer Cans, Hungover Bears VS Pistol-Packin' Geologists (Now, w/ Choppers!), Genius VS Felony Stupid, Marmots VS Your Truck, Physical Graffiti VS Master of Puppets, Dude Food w/ Off-Road Manifold Onions & Mountain Burritos

So much goodness…  Tales of mountain climbing on Mt. Whitney and bears attacking on three hours sleep, with zombies and whether they care about how long they last, plus so much rock and roll it'll make your head go all explodey, it's got to be another of Hank Watson's Garage Hours.  Why fake praise when you can throw rocks instead?

While off-roaders and Jeepers cook onions on the intake manifold, the rest of the gang wraps the truck with chicken wire to deter high-mountain attack marmots, because if it's not bears on too many downers it's the Garage Hour and our unending quest to figure out the best way to kill that which goes bump in the night.  The rangers say .357 ain't enough for grizzlies in these here parts nowadays, so how about .458 Casul?  A nice Desert Eagle .50?  What about the ongoing argument of 12-gauge deer slug versus double-ought buck?  The Garage Hour goons hit it all, including their new line of simulated fur velour sasquatch silhouettes.

There's also a rich vein of musical awareness in this episode, with everyone from Zep to Metallica, Corrosion, Floyd, Sabbath, Purple, Skynyrd, Rush, Testament, and a fitting discussion of noted gearhead and epic drumslayer, John "Bonzo" Bonham, and his penchant for earning the finest in speeding tickets.  Then several drunken friends of the show call in with suggestions of Dr. Dre and Miles Davis...

As it often begins as it ends, Hank Watson's Garage Hour finishes on Dude Food, with tales of fair food (and the dreaded zucchini weenie), as well as the age-old argument of flapjack versus pancake.

If you'd like the low-fi cromag version of this episode, search for the same date with an "MP3" in the header.

Direct download: HWGH062610.m4a
Category:gearhead personality -- posted at: 3:35pm EST

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