Hank Watson's Garage Hour podcast
11.21.09 (MP3): Classic! Motorcycles & Dude Food? Bikers VS SoCal Traffic, Crashing V-Maxes & the Low-Side Slide, Leather & Mopeds, Dump Exhaust & Creepy Holiday Cartoons, Luau-Style Turkey, Peppers & Onion Carne, Homepies, + KMFDM & Deadbolt

Good food and bad motorcycles accidents, plus trucks and cars and shooting holes in things: it must be the Garage Hour.

Skully and low-brow artist Dave Lozeau joined Hostus Maximus Justin Fort in the studio for this pre-holiday festival of gearhead supersauce, and Yes, there were mopeds: how to jump them, how to fix them, how to swallow your pride and look cool despite the fact that they'll always be silly.

Speaking of our world-famous Dude Food experiments in manly dining, the Garage Hour goons get into the weeds with carne asada, flap steak, fajitas, luau-style turkeys cooked in-ground, and the cohosts describe making peppers & onions carne and the world-infamous homepie (what's basically cooking on a caveman version of the Foreman Grill).

As we promised, though, there's a flatbed full of motorcycle and moped chatter in this episode.  V-Maxes are dropped, mopeds parked in hedges, Triumphs not ridden to Harley cruises, cool biker leather jackets and Jesse James versus Robert Ford.

On top of the two-wheel talk, the host also gets after some auto-business news and makes another powerful (and powerfully accurate) Garage Hour prediction: following Chrysler's gift to the FIAT unionists in Europe by President Badidea Obama, in only a few years, Jeeps will be sold with FIAT underpinningsā€¦  Surprise!  It's already come true.

Direct download: HWGH112109mp3.mp3
Category:gearhead personality -- posted at: 6:34pm EST

11.21.09: Classic! Motorcycles & Dude Food? Bikers VS SoCal Traffic, Crashing V-Maxes & the Low-Side Slide, Leather & Mopeds, Dump Exhaust & Creepy Holiday Cartoons, Luau-Style Turkey, Peppers & Onion Carne, Homepies, + KMFDM & Deadbolt

Good food and bad motorcycles accidents, plus trucks and cars and shooting holes in things: it must be the Garage Hour.

Skully and low-brow artist Dave Lozeau joined Hostus Maximus Justin Fort in the studio for this pre-holiday festival of gearhead supersauce, and Yes, there were mopeds: how to jump them, how to fix them, how to swallow your pride and look cool despite the fact that they'll always be silly.

Speaking of our world-famous Dude Food experiments in manly dining, the Garage Hour goons get into the weeds with carne asada, flap steak, fajitas, luau-style turkeys cooked in-ground, and the cohosts describe making peppers & onions carne and the world-infamous homepie (what's basically cooking on a caveman version of the Foreman Grill).

As we promised, though, there's a flatbed full of motorcycle and moped chatter in this episode.  V-Maxes are dropped, mopeds parked in hedges, Triumphs not ridden to Harley cruises, cool biker leather jackets and Jesse James versus Robert Ford.

On top of the two-wheel talk, the host also gets after some auto-business news and makes another powerful (and powerfully accurate) Garage Hour prediction: following Chrysler's gift to the FIAT unionists in Europe by President Badidea Obama, in only a few years, Jeeps will be sold with FIAT underpinningsā€¦  Surprise!  It's already come true.

Direct download: HWGH112109.m4a
Category:gearhead personality -- posted at: 5:57pm EST

06.05.10 (MP3): Classic! Garage Hour @ the P'Port Real Ale Fest, w/Beer Smells & Beer Sours, Nazis VS Viet Cong, Tipper Gore VS Suicidal Tendencies, Gore VS Ruby Ridge, Berlin VS Old Bombs, Celebrity Soldiers, + Bashlacks, Overhangs, Excrooses & Ornidance

One of the Garage Hour's original brewery shows, live from the Pizza Port Carlsbad's Real Ale Festival.  Beer technology, beer tastes, beer names, beer sours and beer brewing: it's an Hour at the Port, complete with brewmaster Diamond Jeff Bagby, skully and lowbrow artist Dave Lozeau, Dirty Dave, Grizzly Chris, Mr. Dustin and Hostus Maximus Justin Fort.

Aiming for center-mass bottom, the Garage Hour goons are off to the races in short order once the fine beers from the P'Port start pouring: bad movies, Big Trouble in Little China, Groundhog Day, Libyans and their gigawatts, beer umbrellas, bombs over Berlin and how to explode them, and the true definition of "ABV" (Absolute Booze Volume).

It's not all dumpster dives, though: there's a heartfelt thanks to US veterans for the close-at-hand Memorial Day and a list of warfighters who turned out to be celebrities (guess which branch Chuck Norris was in), and the show pretends to have hope that Jerry "30 Years Ago I Was Moonbeam, Now I'm Just Old" Brown will lose the coming gubernatorial election against Meg "Dreadful" Whitman.

Direct download: HWGH060510mp3.mp3
Category:gearhead personality -- posted at: 7:11pm EST

06.05.10: Classic! Garage Hour @ the P'Port Real Ale Fest, w/ Beer Smells & Beer Sours, Nazis VS Viet Cong, Tipper Gore VS Suicidal Tendencies, Gore VS Ruby Ridge, Berlin VS Old Bombs, Celebrity Soldiers, + Bashlacks, Overhangs, Excrooses & Ornidance

One of the Garage Hour's original brewery shows, live from the Pizza Port Carlsbad's Real Ale Festival.  Beer technology, beer tastes, beer names, beer sours and beer brewing: it's an Hour at the Port, complete with brewmaster Diamond Jeff Bagby, skully and lowbrow artist Dave Lozeau, Dirty Dave, Grizzly Chris, Mr. Dustin and Hostus Maximus Justin Fort.

Aiming for center-mass bottom, the Garage Hour goons are off to the races in short order once the fine beers from the P'Port start pouring: bad movies, Big Trouble in Little China, Groundhog Day, Libyans and their gigawatts, beer umbrellas, bombs over Berlin and how to explode them, and the true definition of "ABV" (Absolute Booze Volume).

It's not all dumpster dives, though: there's a heartfelt thanks to US veterans for the close-at-hand Memorial Day and a list of warfighters who turned out to be celebrities (guess which branch Chuck Norris was in), and the show pretends to have hope that Jerry "30 Years Ago I Was Moonbeam, Now I'm Just Old" Brown will lose the coming gubernatorial election against Meg "Dreadful" Whitman.

Direct download: HWGH060510.m4a
Category:gearhead personality -- posted at: 6:59pm EST

11.16.16 (MP3): Gearheads & Beerheads! Garage Hour Goons Talk Fine Sips @ Burning Beard w/ Rock & Roll, Grunge, Prog Rock, Folk Punk VS Folk Metal, Rifle Building, Kalifornistan Fails, Christmas Movies, + Video Game Brewing Hijinks & the OJ Bronco

Ahhhh, so yum.  The Garage Hour trips out of its home base at Helix Brewing in La Mesa, KA, to visit with another Circle of Hops brewer of note, Burning Beard.  'Beard primaries Jeff "Get a Haircut" Weideker and Mike "Tape Deck" Maass join Chef Jeff and Hostus Maximus Justin Fort for an hour of beers, music, guns, and something about the Titanic and World War 1.  Because gearhead.

Bear with: we're just getting going.  From a broad sampling of sips from the 'Beard's taps, the beerfans at the Garage Hour steer Jeff and Mike into a chat about good holiday beers, the importance of keeping true to a recipe, why Ms. Pac-Man is a hazard to brewers worldwide, and how to avoid lumbersexuals ruining your sideburns.

There's also a fine pile of audio review as only the Garage Hour can provide: from Alice in Chains to Mastodon, ELP to the Edgar Winters Group ("Die, you chalk-faced goons!"), Kurt Cobain, Gogol Bordello and King Crimson, plus Tool and Kashmir covers, we've got it.  Finally, after the guns, A.S.D.S., cohost Matt Killer and more props to Helix Brewing, the guys and gals get down to what matters most: the movies we watch on Christmas Day.

Direct download: HWGH111616Beard2mp3.mp3
Category:gearhead personality -- posted at: 6:16pm EST

11.16.16: Gearheads & Beerheads! Garage Hour Goons Talk Fine Sips @ Burning Beard w/ Rock & Roll, Grunge, Prog Rock, Folk Punk VS Folk Metal, Rifle Building, Kalifornistan Fails, Christmas Movies, + Video Game Brewing Hijinks & the OJ Bronco

Ahhhh, so yum.  The Garage Hour trips out of its home base at Helix Brewing in La Mesa, KA, to visit with another Circle of Hops brewer of note, Burning Beard.  'Beard primaries Jeff "Get a Haircut" Weideker and Mike "Tape Deck" Maass join Chef Jeff and Hostus Maximus Justin Fort for an hour of beers, music, guns, and something about the Titanic and World War 1.  Because gearhead.

Bear with: we're just getting going.  From a broad sampling of sips from the 'Beard's taps, the beerfans at the Garage Hour steer Jeff and Mike into a chat about good holiday beers, the importance of keeping true to a recipe, why Ms. Pac-Man is a hazard to brewers worldwide, and how to avoid lumbersexuals ruining your sideburns.

There's also a fine pile of audio review as only the Garage Hour can provide: from Alice in Chains to Mastodon, ELP to the Edgar Winters Group ("Die, you chalk-faced goons!"), Kurt Cobain, Gogol Bordello and King Crimson, plus Tool and Kashmir covers, we've got it.  Finally, after the guns, A.S.D.S., cohost Matt Killer and more props to Helix Brewing, the guys and gals get down to what matters most: the movies we watch on Christmas Day.

Direct download: HWGH111616Beard2.m4a
Category:gearhead personality -- posted at: 6:08pm EST

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