Listen to the latest Podcasts

Not Annoyingy Your Wife NPR Podcast

For my last podcast under the NPR banner, I decided it was good to finally have my wife Anna have a shot on air. We talked over what a good topic might be and though something about pregnancy would be apt since she is in her last trimester. [...]

Anna snapped this the other day as we were shopping. I was excited to see how it was displayed but came back to Earth when I heard not all bookstores are as generous with their shelf space.

Here’s another pic my brother took in NYC.
Is it too devious to reshuffle my book? [...]

So this week just may be one of the biggest of my life; After two years of proposing, writing, editing, and re-editing, my book, What Would Rob Do?: An Irreverent Guide to Surviving Life’s Daily Indignities finally hits the market. To be sure, just having the opportunity to write a book has [...]

Tomorrow I head to watch the Phillies take on the lowly Nats, I say lowly even though we’re only two games into the season (but let’s be honest the Nats stink). As a lifelong Phillies fan, I’m always excited to see my team, especially when they’re coming off two of the best seasons [...]

It’s pretty hard to screw up the name Rob, three letters, one syllable, pretty straight forward. But if you have a name of Nigerian origin like Rob’s NPR, colleague Sonari Glinton, that’s a different story. Rob and Sonari talk about techniques for both learning how to pronounce uncommon names, and the etiquette for teaching others [...]

Each year Rob meticulously fills out his bracket for the men’s college basketball tournament and each year he gets crushed by some newbie who made their picks based on team colors. To improve his standings, Rob talks over his selection strategy with NPR’s Mike Pesca, who has graciously allowed Rob to join his pool this [...]

Thinking about having a great party this St. Patrick’s Day? Well don’t forget to craft the perfect playlist. Famed “mashup” master DJ Z-Trip says that preparation is key whether he’s spinnig records for a Vegas nightclub or setting up his I-tunes playlist for a BBQ with friends. Here are Z-Trip’s [...]

After reading The Omnivore’s Dilemma and Fast Food Nation, Rob began having a tough time even lifting his fork because it seemed like all the food out there was either morally or nutriously objectionable. To figure out what to do Rob spoke to Fedele Bauccio, CEO of Bon Appetit Management Company. They provide sustainable meals [...]

Going to the DMV can be an agonizing experience consisting of long waits, snippy customer service, and capped off with a horrible driver’s liscence photo. Rob talks with NPR’s Tamara Keith about how to maximize your DMV experience and shares tips from Jason King, Director of Communications and Public Relations for the American Association of [...]

Bumper stickers are a great way to promote a cause, support a political philosophy or just give fellow drivers a chuckle. But choosing the wrong one can lead to frowns, honks, and even the occassional middle finger. Rob talks to NPR’s Mike Pesca about how to choose the right sticker. He also shares advice from [...]