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AJ & McCall: Creepy Work Debate @8

AJ & McCall present another 'Tales from the Gas Station' for the Debate At 8. AJ's girlfriend had another creepy run-in at work, of course the same week the Radio Ranch Ghost has returned. What are your creepy work stories? Ghosts in a group home, up at the university, what do you do? A dating app panic button may just be the answer for how to bail.

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AJ & McCall: Smell Dating Debate @8

Apparently 51% people believe they've already found their soul mate, sounds a bit high. Dating is a numbers game and that's why AJ & McCall are perfectly okay with all the different options out there to meet people...except a new one called smell dating. What does your significant other smell like because AJ's girlfriend is going to tell him. Smells seem like a bit of ridiculous way to be drawn to someone but there are other unusual answers out there, what was it for you for the Debate At 8? How did a potato get McCall's attention on her first date with Dustin?

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A J & McCall: Shopping Weakness Debate @8

McCall is an expert in the shopping weakness department and will be happy to let you know if your shopping weakness is THAT BAD. What did you get in trouble for, what was your largest shopping weakness purchase for the Debate At 8? Several people actually outspent McCall's worst. AJ can pinpoint an exact moment shopping goes out of control but was thrown for a loop about a friend's shopping weakness budget, even though it's not that much.

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AJ & McCall: Delivery Date Text Debate @8

Natalie had a deliver from IKEA and afterwards she got a message from the delivery guy about going on a date. Is it a good idea or bad idea for the Debate At 8? McCall says it's illegal, says it's creepy and it is completely not the way to go about it. AJ definitely thinks it's weird but when else do you shoot your shot? What unusual way did you get a date, because apparently these delivery guys don't think it's weird. 

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AJ & McCall: Ridiculous Weddings Debate @8

Everyone be happy but that doesn't mean we can't poke fun at something ridiculous. A couple in Tennessee got married in a Bass Pro Shop and AJ, and definitely McCall, can't believe it. Dip, deer urine, next to fish smell and all those people wandering around the store is something you want for the magical day? Where would be a worse place to get married for the Debate At 8? AJ & McCall bring balance though with the most adorable proposal ever!

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AJ & McCall: Skipping Out Revenge Debate @8

AJ's friend has been on a few dates with a girl, and paid every time, but found out through the grapevine the girl only went on dates for the free food. To get revenge he invited her to dinner again and then bailed when the check showed up, hero or bad guy? Could skipping out on the check ACTUALLY be an appropriate revenge for the Debate At 8? No one can top the ex revenge stories McCall has, including being caught red...'handed.'

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AJ & McCall: Babysitting Nightmare Debate @8

How do some people justify such tools? AJ & McCall have a listing on the VFX Facebook page that is looking for a nanny to watch her two kids for 55 hours a week and make only $100?! Who in their right mind can justify that? Who would take a job like that with so many babysitting nightmares, especially McCall's horror story? Can your babysitting nightmare compare to McCall's for the Debate At 8?

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AJ & McCall: Recurring Nightmare Debate @8

AJ's recurring nightmare came to life when he witnessed a rescue for a car that went over a mountain, only for a coworker to send him a video of car driving right off a cliff in to the ocean. What is your recurring nightmare for the Debate At 8? No one will match up with McCall's. People also share some of their ridiculous fears and it gives AJ & McCall something new to be terrified of.

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AJ & McCall: Holiday Eating Debate @8

McCall thinks she make it through the holiday season eating someone decent despite all the treats, food and the totally impossible-ness of that task. A good first place to start is to avoid your weakensses? What food can't you resist for the Debate At 8? Despite the fact that AJ thinks it's impossible to eat well during the holidays, avoiding Christmas desserts may be the key to not being depressed.

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AJ & McCall: Unusual Pick Me Ups Debate @8

If you had a family member that was struggling to deal with a death in the family what would you do to pick up their spirits? McCall took her dad to a trampoline park after his mom died which AJ felt was unusual, though better than the listener suggestion of laser tag, but whatever works. What's your unusual pick me up for the Debate At 8? AJ's use of destruction probably isn't best, but there is a business that should come to Utah.

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AJ & McCall: Safer Driving Debate @8

It isn't kids in your car that will make you drive safer, it clearly hasn't been the snow either, but it's cake. Drive this winter season like a cake is strapped in to your front seat, or maybe another non-child thing. What all have you buckled up in your car for the Debate At 8? And with all this talk of safer driving the final question is who's the best driver in the household?

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AJ & McCall: Continuous Couple Argument Debate @8

Relationships are of course about supporting each, but also roasting each other a little bit. AJ's girlfriend says she knows he's falling asleep because he twitches, which he denies. McCall denied that she talked in her sleep and who hasn't denied they snore for the Debate At 8? Has your significant other pointed out something you do all the time that the glass shattered for you?

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AJ & McCall: Messy Roommate Debate @8

Anonymous reached out to AJ & McCall for their help in dealing with a messy roommate. How would you deal with a slob for the Debate At 8? McCall, apparently, is a walking mess tornado but doesn't everyone have their things they leave all over the house? AJ has a more passive aggressive way to try and solve the problem, but losing that game of chicken can get quite gross.

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AJ & McCall: Thanksgiving Food Schedule Debate @8

The Thanksgiving eating schedule is just as much a tradition as everything else for Turkey Day, but what is your food schedule for the Debate At 8? AJ says you fast, stuff yourself, nap and then eat pie but McCall's family has snacks throughout the day. What do you do if you have multiple families to visit, because pacing and Thanksgiving don't belong in the same sentence.

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AJ & McCall: Hated Celebs Debate @8

National Treasure 3 is being put together with Nic Cage, which McCall can't stand. We've all heard of McCall's despise of Mr. Cage, she does her impression of him too, but she can't be the only one right? AJ doesn't really unquestionably hate any celebs but what does the poll of the day say? Which celeb can't you stand for the Debate At 8? If McCall hates something, and since her and AJ are work wives, does that mean AJ has to hate it too?

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AJ & McCall: West High Principal Debate @8

The West High principal is on paid administrative leave (the official reason hasn't been announced) after driving students home that were drunk on campus. The principal didn't call the cops which is school policy and now is on leave. The students coordinated a walk out in support, was he wrong for the Debate At 8? AJ & McCall don't think so and there's even a law that exists on college campuses that AJ thinks really relates to this situation. 

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AJ & McCall: Marriage App Debate @8

The new Utah County slogan is 'married in 10 minutes or less.' The process has been streamlined with an app that allows you to get your marriage license even faster. McCall goes over all the requirements before you can get married in Utah, there's some doozies in there, and AJ thinks it should be tougher to order a pizza then getting married. This app innovation needs to be funneled in to something more useful. If _____ was online I'd do it for the Debate At 8. 

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AJ & McCall: Point of No Return Debate @8

You know what today is? It's the dating Point of No Return. AJ & McCall want you to know that if you don't get out of the relationship now then you're in until Valentine's Day for the Debate At 8. AJ let himself locked in to a relationship because of the holidays, though she was a big red flag. Have you ever heard of the Hot/Crazy Scale? AJ has jump roped this line and it's totally true.

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AJ & McCall: Significant Other Friends Debate @8

AJ's friend has been dating a girl for awhile and her best friend just got cheated on. So the boyfriend came up with the idea to give the BFF some flowers to cheer her up. He asked his GF if it was okay, she said yes and so he did it. The best friend loved and posted about it on social media. The girl gang came out though to warn the girlfriend that the boyfriend may be trying to step out. McCall isn't really okay with it either. Did the boyfriend step across the line for the Debate At 8?

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AJ & McCall: Sick Quarantine Debate @8

It's sick season and plenty of people around AJ & McCall are coming down with something. At home AJ's girlfriend is missing work with the flu. McCall was once quarantined while she was sick and says that what AJ should do. Do you quarantine yourself when your significant other is sick or just lean in to it for the Debate At 8? Who is the one that always gets others sick?

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AJ & McCall: Scaring Your Parents Debate @8

This weekend AJ went ghost hunting for the first time and a ghost warned his girlfriend that she was 'in danger of dying.' Needless to say, it was scary and her parents called seeing if she was just okay. McCall never scared her mom with mortal danger, but has a story. For AJ and his siblings it's apparently a right of passage to mortally scare their mom more than once each. How have you scared your parents for the Debate At 8?

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AJ & McCall: Phone Destruction Debate @8

How long have you had your cell phone number? Perhaps first world problems, but AJ & McCall are pretty positive most people would be very upset about it changing. AJ doesn't have a case for his new phone and it's making McCall anxious. What's the worst that could happen? The funniest broken phone stories don't scare AJ because the ghost is really the danger to his phone for the Debate At 8.

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AJ & McCall: Selfish Gift Receivers Debate @8

You will not believe the bridezilla AJ & McCall found. Stealing $30,000 from friends and family seems like a great way to show how trash you are and ruin all your relationships. This is just the start of the rage for the Debate At 8 because AJ has family members that wasted a gift they really wanted. A lecture should be coming. Can you take your gift or donation back if it isn't being used the way it was intended?

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