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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: Crazy Stories

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on crazy stories from the past week. With Florida or Not there is a lot of dumb criminals and crazy stories that now get their hilarious attention on the show, but a few from this week were so nuts that they needed a little extra time to really dive in to. AJ & McCall unleash on three of the most ridiculous and hilarious stories from this past week and have Mitch in for a fresh perspective. Sharks possibly being tortured with music, dog bears needing to be domesticated and vengeance for terrible costumer service, this one is definitely getting wacky. 

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: Feeling Old

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on feeling old. Birthdays come every year and age is just a number, but what are those moments that make you feel old and really make you think about the fact that you've been around for awhile? Is it something with family? Is it not being able to do something you used to be able to do? Producer Butterz joins the podcast again with his aching back. Of the three, and AJ is physically the oldest, which one do you think sounds the oldest? 

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: Gross Foods

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on gross foods as McCall faces her iPod Idol punishment. In the closest iPod Idol vote ever, McCall unfortunately had to eat three dishes AJ prepared for her. It's almost a videocast as Denise films McCall eating her three gross foods. Mitch joins us as well since he at least used to like peanut butter and pickle sandwiches. Could you make it through any of the three; Cheetos milk, peanut butter and pickle sandwich and a pickle juice milkshake. Also, AJ doesn't escape all the pickle because he tried the sandwich too.

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: Mitch

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on Mitch, sort of. McCall has a chicken emergency she has to tend to and so Producer Butterz is filling in this week as we pick Mitch's brain on being part of the VFX morning show. Often times people want to know if AJ & McCall are the same off the air as they are during their show. What was it like to get up early and plan the show? Could Mitch see himself doing more radio in the future? What did you think of Mitch as part of the team? 

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: Meet N Greets

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on Meet N Greets ahead of USU's End of Year Bash. They'll be lucky enough to get to meet Flor, Us the Duo and New Politics. After establishing himself as a concert expert last week, Producer Butterz is back to give advice. Who all have the three met? Is there any advice for not looking like a goof during a meet and greet? Which one of AJ or McCall has never actually been part of a meet and greet before? 

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AJ & McCall Drop The Mic: Justin Timberlake Concert

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on the Justin Timberlake concert. Both went last night, it was amazing, and the reason why both are dragging today. Producer Butterz joins the podcast to talk about concerts, some of our favorites and etiquette. Where does JT rank in all the concerts they have seen? Do you stand at concerts? Is it okay to record videos at shows? McCall and Producer Butterz break down what they think of the venues in Utah. And what concerts is everyone wanting to see and looking forward to?

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: Learning Something New

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on learning something new. Now that it's *knock on wood* spring it really feels like a new year. A new year means a chance to make some changes and learn something new. Who needs to learn to ride a bike? Who wants to learn to backpack? Which of AJ or McCall wishes they could get better at a skill the other has? 

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AJ & McCall Drop The Mic: 20 Years of VFX

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on VFX's 20 years. It is a delayed special edition after our birthday because we wanted to give you a chance to share your favorite memories of VFX too. AJ & McCall brought Producer Butterz back since he has been part of the station for a majority of the time. What are his favorite memories? Who has a bunch of memories that didn't happen on air? Thank you to all who share their favorite memories at our party and on Facebook!

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AJ & McCall Drop The Mic: AJ & McCall

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on AJ & McCall. Drop the Mic has seen a lot of episodes about AJ & McCall and their goals, careers and relationships, but what about the AJ & McCall show? They enlist Producer Butterz to tell the tale that he has seen as we approach 10 months of AJ & McCall together as a morning show team. Who got the owner's attention for a rough first day? Who didn't get to eat lunch their first day because they were rushed out? Lots of stories from the early days of AJ & McCall are coming from Producer Butterz.

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AJ & McCall Drop The Mic: Moving

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on moving. Both AJ & McCall have made big moves in their lives that they consider key to where they're at right now and the success they've had. One of the first Drop the Mic podcasts was on Taking Risks and this sort of a sequel. One of them even had a move 'blow it up' in their faces and still considered it an extremely memorable experience that was positive. Why do AJ & McCall think you should move and take those risks? Is their fluidity something common among friends and family? 

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: Makes Us 10

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on what makes them a 10. It's time to vent! Normally AJ & McCall are all about the good vibes and doing good, and #iPodIdol is part of another great cause, but this one takes the low road. What are those minor things that just set you off? Jeans, caring too much AND OF COURSE driving are featured in this venting podcast. 

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: Worldwide Cuisine

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on worldwide cuisine. Several friends join this podcast; from the Newsroom Mitch Henline, Videographer Denise and Producer Butterz to try cuisine from around the world. Mitch did his mission in the Caribbean and brings his expertise as the group tries food from the area, Louisiana and from across the globe with a few Asian dishes. Do you have friends or family that 'know what they like' which is of course code for not trying anything new? That's Producer Butterz and several of AJ's friends and family so everyone will take their taste buds on a trip and see what they think.

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: Video Swap

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on YouTube! They each pull up one of their favorite channels on YouTube and trade to see what the other thinks. Do you binge watch series? For AJ it's a makeup artist and for McCall and cartoon dub. Did they get it? Could AJ & McCall ever start their own series on YouTube? What would it be about? Have you seen their YouTube channel? 

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: Something New

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on trying something new! McCall's Dancing with the Relay Stars partner Kehler is in to let us know how everything was behind the scenes. How difficult was it to teach McCall the dance routine? Where does the challenge of doing a dance stack up in the challenges she has faced in her first year on VFX? How did AJ & McCall's experience compare one year apart? 

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: Fitness

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on fitness. We're very happy to have Camille from the Sports Academy in to talk fitness. She's also McCall's personal trainer. What are some tips to getting healthier? What about staying on goal? In an age of a ton of misinformation, what are the biggest things people believe that aren't true? Anyone else already off their New Year's Resolution? 

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: Official Utahn

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on being an official Utahn. AJ has lived in Logan for more than a year and thought he achieved at least a little bit of official Utahn status when he drove through Logan Canyon, while snowing, during Christmas. McCall says there's a lot more to it than that. Jello, hiking, pronunciation, what are the things that make you an official Utahn?

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: What is Success

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on success? How do they define it? How important is internal success versus external success? Who feels like they lose the balance of work and relationship success? Who wants their success to be measured in helping people? What is their advice to finding your own personal success?

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: Family Gets Even

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on themselves. They're honest all the time and that includes sharing embarrassing stories of their friends and family, so they get a chance to turn the tables this week. What do their families think they do for their jobs and what questions do they have? And of course the siblings, parents and significant other get to share stories of AJ & McCall to even it out. Who lost a tooth and thought it was rock in their mouth? Who took candy from a store?

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: Prediction Special

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic Prediction Special! What's gonna happen in 2018? Which celebrities will get engaged or pregnant? What albums will be best in 2018? What type of movie is AJ hoping doesn't show up this year? Is there an engagement prediction for either AJ or McCall? What about VFX predictions?

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic : 2018

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on 2018! Both have said 2017 was the best year they've had in a long time, so what are their goals for 2018? Any New Year's Resolutions? What do they want to do with the morning show? What would you like to see happen with the show?

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: Christmas Meaning

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on the meaning of Christmas. What does it mean to them now? What about when they were kids? What changed it for them? For AJ it has been something that has come in phases, and McCall has had a personal connection with Christmas for a very long time. There's a story shared that hasn't been said out loud before, and yes there are tears shed.

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: Random December

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on a random podcast. It's a special edition of Drop the Mic. The sound of the Lil John goat means it's a random podcast with any topic and featuring anyone wandering through the hallway. Thank you to our two engineers Denise and Kevin and videographer Dominic for being in the hallway this week. AJ & McCall, and guests, talk about Christmas, movies, the zombie apocalypse, film making, improv comedy and even their show.

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: Me Too

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on the #MeToo campaign. A recent discussion online really shocked them because of the take against the victim. Despite being 28 and 23 they both believe it's one of the most historic moments they've witnessed. AJ & McCall just wanted to have an open conversation on a very important issue that has risen to the forefront of national conversation.

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: 2017 Reflection

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on the year 2017. What their goals were and what they achieved. SPOILER ALERT! It was a big year for their careers. Relationships, work, everything in life for this calendar year. What were the goals you set for yourself?

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: What If

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on the question that plagues us all at some point in our lives. What if...? What if I had done better in school? What if I never get married? Both very happy where they are in life but admit the questions that keep them thinking and wondering about other possibilities, including the 'What if' question that fuels them to get to where they want to be. It gets personal this week ladies and gents.

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: Inspirational Quotes

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on inspirational quotes. What words of wisdom get them through tough times? Keep them thinking positive? Maybe even keep them grounded a little? And what quote is most important to them. *hint* AJ takes his with him wherever he goes. 

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: Inside Jokes

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on their inside jokes. We try hard not to mention them on air, but we can't help it. In fact there's an unspoken competition among the VFX staff to be the first one to crack the joke on the others, so they're just a reflex, so AJ & McCall can't help it some times when they just firing them off. So the obvious solution is to let everyone in! Have you seen the YouTube channel the Key of Awesome, we love them. What about DNCE, Kevin the engineer, the jokes we crack on each other, including AJ saying dumb things and McCall's inability to pay attention. And why the VFX staff can't get things done in a timely manner. *hint hint the server is down*

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: Paranormal Utah

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on paranormal happenings and stories around Cache Valley. Huge thanks to our special guest John Olsen who is the author of Stranger Bridgerland. John has collected all kinds of stories on ghosts, monsters and aliens and is currently working on a second book. He reflects on growing up in a haunted house and answers and explains different types of phenomena. Ghosts? Big Foot? Blacked Kids? All this and more are addressed.

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: Dealing with Criticism

AJ & McCall Drop the Mic on dealing with negativity and criticism. They don't at all consider themselves very much in the public eye, but meet and interact with a lot of people every day. A common question they run in to is how do you deal with negativity? AJ & McCall use specific examples they've run in to and give advice on dealing with criticism and just negative comments.

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: 10 Things You Didn’t Know

Get to know AJ & McCall better with 10 things they didn't even know about each other. Who had a tire surgically removed from their nose? Who was afraid of kissing as a kid? Who had a bowl cut for years and years as a kid? Who was almost named Sawyer? It's 10 things you didn't know about AJ & McCall.

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: Working in Radio

What does it mean to work in radio? Can you play any song you want? What are jobs like in radio? How do you come up with your show? AJ & McCall answer this and more as they talk about what it's like for them to have a career in radio, including some of the common misconceptions they've run in to.

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AJ & McCall Drop the Mic: Wish We Knew Credit

With AJ & McCall going around to all these high schools they've really been thinking about things they wish they knew when they were younger. How to handle finances and credit has always been a big one. McCall reflects on her time as a banker to talk about some of the common pitfalls for kids while AJ talks about how he handles his credit cards and student loans responsibly.

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