The After Lodge Podcast

Episode 146 - IRC Free for All

  • Tonight is Election Night, so we celebrate the occasion with an "IRC Free for All"
  • Some guys from the IRC channel pop in, others watch the live stream for off-air comment
  • What actually happens in the channel? A lot of idling, until someone pipes up, then it gets awesome (especially if you're there at work)
  • There's no avoiding us monitoring election returns as they come in . . . so far, as everyone expected
  • Virtual Lodges, it's a thing, does anyone know about them?
  • What do the IRC guys' Lodges do for education? What about the After Lodge crew?
  • A hypothetical Brother dies, he really wanted a Masonic funeral, but his family now refuses
  • How many nights per week do we spend on Freemasonry?
  • "Now brought to you by Culver's Ice Cream" because Canada Dry sucks!
  • Trump has taken Ohio, Florida, and North Carolina - and IRC reacts
  • Election banter/jokes continue as the Chaplain hides in his bunkers
  • Is it the Boomers' fault?!
  • How to make your pancake breakfast profitable (and the one item that will kill it)
  • Reporting live from New York Time Square . . . it's not exciting
  • How often does your Lodge practice ritual work?
  • The Pledge of Allegiance in open Lodge is brought up for the 100th time on this show
  • Evangelizing for IRC - you're missing out!
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Episode 145 - (Re-Release 13) Turtle Tipping

  • This is a re-release of Episode 13 from the archives, published on March 31, 2014. It was the first of our (misguided) "special segment" weeks. Warning: This show was made prior to Grand Censor Bob's appointment, and consequently contains language/themes that he would not approve of.
  • Harlan's blue collar abilities
  • Introducing the SRWWiYCaFyOWaVaP (Scottish Rite Where When You Commit a Felony You Only Watch a Video About Prison) Whiteboard
  • Harlan introduces a new weekly segment
  • Practicing FreeJasonry
  • Our first Cease and Desist order!
  • The Chaplain finds our phone number - there is a snitch in our midst
  • A culture of "Oneupsmanship"
  • Which V.S.L. should a Deist use?
  • Hipster Freemasons and Pabst Blue Ribbon
  • Masonic proving questions in public
  • Turtles?!
  • Someone in r/Askreddit questions if Masons are still legit
  • Harlan one-ups Jason. Again. I don't think these guys get it.
  • An Atheist asks why. We ask him when his church meets.
  • BLOers (Blue Lodge-Only)
  • Harlan's bath-house adventures
  • Is there really a need for appendant bodies?
  • Blips in the show
  • Jason is "cruft"?!
  • Still more of Harlan's floors, and more Mexican-ese.
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Episode 144 - Kentucky John

  • Our guest this week: Worshipful John Cissell from Kentucky
  • All about Kentucky's Grand Lodge communication this week
  • Of course, the big thing: A resolution allowing inter-visitation with M.W. Prince Hall affiliated Lodges
  • How the Masonic system of recognition causes chaos when you have overlapping jurisdictions . . . it's not really that hard
  • Other news: Kentucky stays legislation to allow business meetings to take place on the Entered Apprentice Degree
  • Is Kentucky Freemasonry moving in with the rest of the Union and abandoning the "Old South"?
  • Why do people in Kentucky seem to be so confused? John gives some insight into the "Civil" history of the Commonwealth
  • Kentucky Lodges give away truck loads of bicycles to school kids
  • Producer Bruce shares some advice for incoming Masters
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Episode 143 - Coke Paraphernalia

  • Our guest this week: /u/Brother_Coke_Guy
  • The Chaplain arrives "on time" for the first time . . . still late
  • Rev. Chaplain is a "sheep in wolf's clothing" down in Gatlinburg, TN - pushing the Trump agenda
  • Accelerated membership pins for older members?
  • Bro.^2 gets hitched in an old-timey movie themed wedding
  • What to do when a Brother dies and everyone is out of town during the funeral?
  • The Chaplain's Masonic "stick"
  • Bro. Coke Guy questions what happens when your Lodge doesn't take advantage of a massive fund-raising opportunity
  • Getting rid of the progressive line?
  • Is there such a thing as an un-masonic career? Old South prohibition remnants pop up again.
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Episode 142 - Millennial Tears

  • Our guest this week is The Millennial Freemason: Bro. Nick Johnson (33-29)
  • . . . and we immediately present him with the list of show topics: His Masonic triggers
  • Nick's sad, fruitless corn dog stand
  • We discuss some kind of round table . . . thing?
  • The merits of varying forms of interactive media available to Freemasons
  • Nick's Bernie Sanders impression is almost too good
  • Provincialism in lodges creates a stasis, which creates boredom, which creates stagnation
  • An actual table lodge
  • The Swedish Rite - Shields, swords, babes, and meatballs, what else could you want?
  • Monetizing Freemasonry - Useful information vs. snake oil, AKA 'Alchemy: Turning ink into gold'
  • Everybody's favorite 99th degree Vampire Rabbi Wizard continues to draw our ire/jealousy
  • Twisting masonic ideology to support either elitism or mediocrity
  • Getting your money's worth
  • Pissing off the old Craft
  • Tony makes an appearance, and Nick shows him some Minnesota-nice
  • Be sure to visit Nick's blog: The Millenial Freemason (http://www.millennialfreemason.com/)
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Episode 141 - Big Fish in a Salt Lake

  • Our guest this week: The fantastic Jason Mitchell!
  • Tony makes technology user-unfriendly
  • We accidentally talk dues again
  • Freemasonry is what you take from it...unless you take something stupid
  • Making gold from lead, and other alchemical "secrets"
  • Masonic stalking
  • Personal lodge pet peeves amongst the group
  • You can't have an after lodge if you don't have enough members for lodge
  • The Book of Mormon is not a VSL in Utah, and other fun Utah facts
  • Our district is the best district
  • Every poor child's most-wanted donation: a horse
  • Multiple GLs in larger states, and state-lines for jurisdictions versus distance
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Episode 140 - Seattle Shrine Convention

  • Despite a changed format, The Chaplain still manages to crash the show. From Charlotte, NC, no less.
  • /u/SeattleShriner is our guest this week! And Tony starts in on him right away
  • The upsides and downsides to having video on an audio show
  • Harlan and Bruce attempt to start the show, but Security bum rushes Tony, and then he takes us to the bathroom
  • Seattle Shriner gives us his Masonic-bio
  • The Chaplain encounters an incredibly knowledgeable security guard ever
  • The Corn, Wine, and Oil blog posted an interesting article (5 years ago...) about differences between 18th century and modern Freemasonry. We discuss.
  • Washington is doing it right...but which Washington was it named for?
  • The Golden Era of Freemasonry in the States was apparently otherwise boring
  • "I am the Commander...of the Council...of Swordplay!" - Afterlodge Harlan
  • What has Masonry given you? (with a couple fresh answers)
  • Harlan reverses his opinion on the Shrine
  • The Chaplain disappears amidst rioting in Charlotte
  • Who copied who?
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Episode 139 - Tiki Tuna

  • After a couple weeks of vacation, Harlan and Bruce find their way back to a microphone
  • /u/TikiJack joins us as the After Lodge crew goes on (virtual) tour
  • Harlan sues himself for medical bills
  • We finally break silence on Arkansas
  • Harlan decides more vetting is needed for future co-hosts
  • Bruce and Tiki discuss the merits of slurping tuna through a tiki mask
  • What is the most important lecture of the three degrees?
  • Technical difficulties - Harlan looks to Google to bail us out
  • We conclude our desperate efforts to remain relevant for this week
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Episode 138 - Parting on the Square

  • The Chaplain is still searching for the right kind of mustard for his chocolate cake
  • Last night's Entered Apprentice Degree . . . serving two Masters?
  • Our Lodge (as in: the building) attempts to behead a few members
  • Producer Bruce managed to almost loose a finger in the same manner
  • We cooked the new Apprentices for a bit too long
  • Harlan takes up driving for Lyft as well . . . crashes his phone
  • The summer games (of Overwatch) are ending soon
  • Why was the Naked Emperor Trump wearing a Masonic ring?!
  • Harlan finally reads one item of literature that is somehow related to Steven Avery
  • Producer Bruce considers reviving his Cereal podcast
  • We are definitely a Podcast for useless knowledge
  • How far did Stretch Armstrong stretch?
  • Some guy on Reddit has smoked himself stupid
  • Masonic T-Shirt ideas for Pride Parade
  • Why is the F-Bomb so special?
  • Jason makes his final host address . . . and parts upon the square
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Episode 137 - Burn the Couch

  • Harlan takes a step back in to the '90s
  • After Lodge Studios - improving ratings by pissing people off
  • Jason goes plumbing with the Grand Landscaper
  • Jason, Jr. starts kindergarten, "good and bad" other details elude us
  • The legal implications of some Avery nonsense
  • Harlan messes up a Trump/Clinton/Kennedy/Clinton/90s/60s/conspiracy/history setup . . . really bad
  • Conclusion: rich people die rich deaths, and Harlan is broken
  • More Overwatch jokes
  • The peak of the American Republic (system) - 19th century, or World War II?
  • HFAF - a Female "Masonic" Grand Lodge. Do they have larger kitchens?
  • The Glenn Beck Whiteboard is out of commission while receiving upgrades
  • Harlan and Bruce burn a couch (and don't own trucks). No cleaning necessary, just purify with fire
  • Producer Bruce gets reported for cheating
  • Treasurer gets (only) three years for embezzling almost a million dollars
  • How to deal with flat Earth-ers
  • Daylight Savings Time, was it Benjamin Franklin's worst idea ever?
  • What is missing from modern Freemasonry?
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