November 25, 2019
Al & Frank get back together to discuss actress Felicity Huffman's 11 day stretch of jailtime and whether or not she's been reformed. Then they discuss the many forms of Hate Speech and the us of the R word in today's society before finally touching on the Myles Garrett/Mason Rudolph brawl on Thursday night football and its fallout.
November 4, 2019
Al & Frank return with a discussion on impatience, professional athletes that dispense judgement on their social media channels and the downfall of congresswoman Katie Hill and more.
October 6, 2019
Al & Frank convene a discussion on how to pronounce Acai, talk about short term memory loss, enact a debate on calories and have a back and forth on sentencing inequalities in the legal system.
September 26, 2019
Al & Frank get together in Dallas to be a part of The Bob & Tom Radio Experience and discuss the latest victim of #CancelCulture in the 24yo Viral Beer Fundraiser From ESPN's College Gameday who is now involved in controversy from tweets he sent when he was 16 and which now puts the $1.4million his campaign has raised in jeopardy.
September 19, 2019
Al & Frank discuss the climate and vibe of workplace security in this seemingly ever intense world, Frank talks about his guest spot on the Logan Paul podcast and Frank sits down with comedian & Daily Host contributor Ronny Chieng to discuss differences between American and International comedy audiences.
September 12, 2019
Al & Frank discuss facetiming with famous people, and Frank sits down with comedian Jeff Dye for a discussion about being fearlessly honest in comedy in today's culture & climate.
September 5, 2019
Al & Frank discuss Al's recent dental procedure, talk about the difficulty in resisting the urge to respond to wannabe trolls on Facebook and other social media, and discuss taking chances in comedy and going against type.
August 29, 2019
Al & Frank are back to talk about how Al went viral this past week, question why we have wisdom teeth and touch on something called The Devil's Casserole.
August 22, 2019
Al & Frank discuss the finer(?) points of white chocolate, what makes a good hot sauce (red or green) and debate the benefits of critiquing social media posts. PLUS, bonus audio as Frank sits down with special guests The Sklar Brothers (@SklarBrothers) & John Holmberg, from 98 KUPD (@98KUPD) in Phoenix for a discussion on their various acting roles and sports media involvement along with an introduction that we call impression jazz.
August 15, 2019
In continuation of last week's podcast, Al & Frank along with guest Chris Spangle, host of the We Are Libertarians Podcast (@werlibertarians @ChrisSpangle), discuss the two-party system, how politics has become entertainment, and how to navigate the minefield of offense as creators and discussion providers.
August 8, 2019
Al & Frank are joined by Chris Spangle (@ChrisSpangle), host of the We Are Libertarians Podcast ( for an open discussion about gun violence in America in light of recent events in El Paso, TX & Dayton, OH
July 31, 2019
Al & Frank are joined by comedian Ryan Davis (IG: @ryandaviscomedy) for a discussion of comedy, language, social media & more.
July 24, 2019
Al talks about a situation he's got going on at home and Frank had the opportunity to sit down for a discussion with actor/comedian Erik Griffin ('I'm Dying Up Here', 'Workaholics').
July 18, 2019
Al's mind had been on the Dalai Lama while Frank's has been on counting calories as they both try to be serious!
July 10, 2019
Al & Frank discuss Frank's issues with the fourth of July along with related talk of patriotism and justice.
July 3, 2019
Special Guest John Holmberg (from 98KUPD FM in Phoenix joins Al & Frank again to discuss the dangers of reinventing oneself, the politics of parody and the whitewashing of history
June 26, 2019
Al & Frank delve into context...both in and out of and how it may be more important today than ever in regard to podcasting, broadcasting and narrowcasting.
June 19, 2019
Frank's wife Michele joins the guys to talk about her toe picture obsession, PTSD by proxy, the Netflix documentary series 'Abducted In Plain Sight' and more.
June 14, 2019
Al & Frank talk about Elementary School "graduations", meeting sports heroes and discuss what the meaning and value is of ownership.
June 5, 2019
What cost is privacy? Can we even still hold onto the notion that we have any privacy in the digital world? Al & Frank discuss their fears of lack of privacy, whether it can be held onto and what might be happening to it as they try and be serious about the wide scope of what is privacy and who controls it.
May 29, 2019
Al & Frank talk about Frank's weekend at the Phoenix Fan Fusion celebration of all things comic genre related and then get into a discussion about race, PC culture, bigotry and stereotypes after watching the recent ABC airings of 'LIVE In Front Of A Studio Audience 'All In The Family' and 'The Jeffersons''. A discussion that centers on whether or not these types of families still exist in America some 45+ years later and also whether or not these types of shows and their content could be done on television today given our "PC" climate.
May 23, 2019
The talk gets serious in regards to Al's DJ gig, Frank's first visit to the Pat McAfee show and the reveal made after his second visit that really rocked Frank's world. And finally the guys talk about a study that claims up to 60% of men are now simply avoiding women in the workplace given the climate of sexual abuse allegations and inappropriate interactions and impressions between the sexes.
May 15, 2019
Al & Frank begin with a discussion of parents who seem to be using their children for click on online creator platforms like Youtube and the implications it could have. Then they talk about privacy in relation to devices like Amazon's Alexa which is always listening whether she's active or not. And finally they discuss whether a new generation of fans and their seeming disdain for seeing sporting events live is depriving them of seeing signature historic moments like Kawahi Leonard's buzzer beater that sent the Philadelphia 76ers home in this year's NBS playoffs.
May 8, 2019
Al & Frank swing a hefty pendulum in this week's episode beginning with tales of the hassles of the frequent flyer, swinging to Al prepping to go camping, back to delving into Frank's favorite chain restaurants, over to tech boom doom and finally arcing back to discuss our president's spelling conundrums!
May 1, 2019
The guys talk with 98 KUPD/Phoenix morning radio host John Holmberg about the "business", comedy, life, regrets, apologies and more!
April 25, 2019
Al & Frank talk Black & White haircuts, their favorite things in life like Airpods, dating apps, gender fluidity and the differences in between kids and their parents, touch on the scientific method, explore fake toxic masculinity and wrap it all up with something called the Day of Silence. Oh and also discuss high end ping pong paddles.
April 18, 2019
Al & Frank talk about the historic Masters weekend of Tiger Woods and how it is to live with supreme talent. Al wonders how death threats can still be a real thing in today's society. Are people becoming more and more comfortable with living in a sexless marriage? And Al plays a game with Frank and invites in Alex Jones and Donald Trump to play!
April 11, 2019
Al & Frank discuss what constitutes 'Influence' in today's world now that Instagram "influencing" is a thing. Al tests Frank's knowledge of well-known Beer Towns in the US. A discussion of whether your spouse should come to your defense in an online battle or argument whether you may want them to or not. And they tiptoe around the topic of whether the country is more ready for its first gay president or its first female president?
April 4, 2019
With the upcoming release of Avengers: End Game, tickets went on sale and sold so quickly that it may foster a new scalping genre. Al wonders of iconic rockers, comedians and celebs are feeling compelled to hang on a bit too long at the expense of their legacies. Frank challenges Al with a new game of quotes called DJT, AOC or IMDB. And lastly the guys explore a new dating trend whereby men and women find each other through having a certain kind of therapy in common.
March 26, 2019
On this episode Al & Frank discuss Robert Mueller's Day Off, whether or not there's such a thing as a "cheap seat" in the NBA, does Frank's family tree have a hidden height gene he's unaware of, and Al pitches the President on his National Siesta Plan!.
March 19, 2019
The boys discuss the “gray” area known as college admissions, what fans behavior should be checked and what should be allowed at public sporting events. Plus, everyone’s favorite game: “Frank is Apprehensive” and a special pep talk for the D-1 basketball team ranked dead last out of 353.  Al Jackson & Frank Caliendo
March 12, 2019
The boys get waist deep in the murky waters of context and question who’s allowed to be honest and who should tread lightly.  Plus the debut of the game: Frank is APPrehensive!  Al Jackson & Frank Caliendo ​
March 5, 2019
Al Jackson and Frank Caliendo discuss McDonald Trump's fast food service... gender transition in sports, and Frank sounds smarter than usual, but he’s still no Al Jackson.
March 1, 2019
The guys finish their discussion about basketball player, Zion Williamson, Frank reads an message from a listener, and it all comes back to cookies. Frank Caliendo & Al Jackson ​
February 26, 2019
The boys discuss if Spike was out of line and if the business model of college sports is sustainable? Frank reflects on his first time on Daily Blast Live and sings the praises of Men’s Warehouse. Frank Caliendo & Al Jackson. ​
February 22, 2019
In this bonus episode, two recurring guests, Dave Houston and Chris Spangle continue the Libertarian discussion. Chris Spangle is the host of the "We Are Libertarians" podcast which can be found on any podcasting app.
February 19, 2019
Frank Caliendo & Al Jackson discuss Frank's upcoming trip to Denver, Al’s past weekend in Chicago, alleged events, and alternative off season football.
February 14, 2019
Al reads a letter from a “fan” and Liam attempts to fan the flames after a controversial interview. Did he pull it off?
February 12, 2019
The richest man in history bares all? It looks like everything is going up- except teachers salaries. Plus, Girl Scouts of America clap back against Al!? NO COOKIES FOR YOU JACKSON!!! ​
February 7, 2019
Al ended up having to work during podcast playtime... so we go to the vault and take a look at a previously unreleased episode where Al interviews Frank.
February 5, 2019
Al Jackson and Frank Caliendo give their thoughts on the big game and the 17 million people who called off work. Halftime backlash... an immigration question for Frank... Al turns Frank into his voice puppet... and Krafti B. ​
February 1, 2019
Al Jackson & Frank Caliendo talk about the Super Bowl... because it's a big deal.  The boys talk about the Big Game: their excitement, traditions, and of course predictions. Enjoy!
January 31, 2019
In this episode Frank and Al trudge the murky waters of topics such as: body shaming, the Super Bowl protests and who can use ethnic accents and when. Let’s do this. ​
January 29, 2019
With snow on the ground, Tom Brokaw seemed to be the only person that stepped in it today.  The boys get to that, as well as which Superbowl party fits them best... and just how seriously should we take our schooling?!?
January 25, 2019
After a couple episodes of talking some political ideologies... Al and Frank just chill out and talk as a couple of friends. Topics include: emotions, stand-up comedy and parenting. ​
January 23, 2019
Chris Spangle of joins hosts Al Jackson & Frank Caliendo along with frequent guests Brian Love and Dave Houston for a full five-person virtual round table discussion on diverse topics including media bias, police and community relations, politics as a team sport and the practical bounds of Libertarianism in society.
January 17, 2019
Hosts Frank Caliendo & Al Jackson, along with frequent guest Brian Love spend some time interviewing Libertarian Chris Spangle ( Chris Spangle is the Digital Director for The BOB & TOM Show, a nationally syndicated morning show. Spangle is the founder and host of the We Are Libertarians podcast, which is dedicated to applying libertarian thought to current events, politics, and culture. Before this, he worked in politics and media as a producer at a news talk radio station, the Executive Director of the Libertarian Party of Indiana, Audio Editor of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and a Senior Account Representative at an advertising agency. He lives in Indianapolis, IN. His Twitter is @ChrisSpangle.   Brian Love - - Al Jackson - - Frank Caliendo - -
January 10, 2019
The first official episode of Al & Frank Try To Be Serious.   Frank Caliendo & Al Jackson discuss a range of topics with Dave Houston & Brian Love. Brian Love - - Dave Houston - - Al Jackson - - Frank Caliendo - -
January 8, 2019
PreEpisode 001 - Frank Interviews Al As part of an unofficial start to the "Al & Frank Try To Be Serious" Frank spends some time helping the world get to know more about Al Jackson.
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