Achieving Reality:  The Podcast!

Achieving Reality: The Podcast! Podcast

Larry and Chris discuss the minutia of pop culture and the crap they had growing up.

Episode 340 - Talking Rednecks
Larry and Chris welcome filmmaker Patrick Seda to the Podcast! They talk about the creative process and the journey from idea to screen. Enjoy!...

Episode 339 - Stuff We Just Could Not Throw Away
This week, Larry and Chris give you the bits of their interview with Aaron Simmons that didn't fit in the other two parts. As the title says, it's the stuff they just couldn't throw away. Enjoy!...


Episode 337 - Meet Aaron Simmons - Part One
Larry and Chris welcome filmmaker Aaron Simmons to the show to discuss filmmaking and his streaming series, Iridescence. Enjoy! Take a look at episode one of Iridescence at https://www.thea.network/media/321221.  Enjoy!...

Episode 336 - Sorry Jared Leto
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) take a look at Entertainment News, Larry's New Book and a Sasquatch sighting. Enjoy!...

Episode 336 - Sorry Jared Leto
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) take a look at Entertainment News, Larry's New Book and a Sasquatch sighting. Enjoy!...


Episode 335 - Golden Wings
This week, Larry and Chris (and Marisa) bring you a song from a new musical artist, Puddle of Souls! They also check the Pop Culture News and Larry's new book.  Check out Puddle of Souls' YouTube Channel by clicking HERE.  Also, find them on Spotify!  Enjoy!...

Episode 334 - Death By Misadventure
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) try Beenie Weenies, Lay's Fried Dill Pickle with Ranch Chips and explore some Mysteries of the Unexplained. Enjoy!...


Episode 331 - Welcome Back Larry!
We're back! Larry's back and mostly recovered and that means that it's time for some fresh nonsense. Larry and Chris (and Marisa) talk about some new businesses coming to their local consumer monstrosity and try Deep Dish Pizza Chips. Enjoy!...



Episode 325 - Messin' With Shaqsquatch
Larry's sick this week so we didn't record. Here's some funny unused bits from the archive, mostly leftovers from our excursion to the International Market. Enjoy!...


Episode 324 - Weirdos In Training
Larry is busy with his acting and Chris is busy watching Mystery Science Theater this week and so we give you some random bits that we've yet to release including a Weird News and some Product Reviews. Enjoy!...

Episode 322 - Fake Ums
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) continue to host their guest Miles and Dave Bare. This time they explore some Mysteries of the Unexplained and try out Steak Ums. Enjoy!...


Episode 321 - Standard Nanna
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) have special guests Miles and Dave over for the Fourth of July to chat about the Top Ten Worst Food Challenges. Enjoy!...

Episode 320 - I've Got A Schtick For You
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) bought too much food. So much that the Product Reviews have backed up in the Archives. This week, we unload a bunch. Enjoy!...



Episode 314 - Fun With Velveeta
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) try some Velveeta Fudge and get wrapped up in a discussion about the kitchen staple. Enjoy!  Thanks again for Six wonderful years of Podcasting and maybe drop Larry a line tomorrow wishing him a Happy Birthday.  Enjoy!...


Soundtrack: Sunset Strings
We wrap up our Year Six Soundtrack with a mellow little song called Sunset Strings.  We hope you like it and we thank you for Six incredible years of the Podcast.  Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: Scotch And Vinyl
Track Nine is a mellow little tune entitled Scotch And Vinyl, which is how we often spend our evenings when we're not working on the show or side projects.  Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: Mellow A Go Go
Track Eight is Mellow A Go Go.  This is another track is heavy rotation on the Podcast.  Only two more left to complete your Year Six Soundtrack.  Enjoy!...


Soundtrack: Middle-Aged Disco
Track Seven is Middle-Aged Disco.  It's got a nice beat and you can dance to it, just not too fast.  Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: Sports Night
Welcome to Side Two of our Year Six Soundtrack!  Track Six is Sports Night.  It is named so as it is reminiscent of the sort of thing you might hear played at the sports arena to keep the crowd excited when the team can not.  Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: Neon Thoroughfare
Track Five is Neon Thoroughfare.  It has already made several appearances on the Podcast and is sure to be in the rotation for a long time.  Enjoy!...


Soundtrack: Electrotechno
Track Four is Electrotechno.  Every year we bring you ten new Soundtrack titles from the MADPlayer.  Although we don't mention it as much as we used to, it is still a vital part of the show.  Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: Cruisin
Here's Track Three, Cruisin.  Only seven more hours to go before the new Episode.  Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: Cheap Vacation
Track Two on this year's Soundtrack Album is Cheap Vacation.  We'd like to thank all of you who've taken the time to listen and support Achieving Reality:  The Podcast!  It means the world to us that you're out there.  Enjoy!...


Soundtrack: 16 Bit
Tomorrow is our Sixth Anniversary!  And, to celebrate, we're counting down the hours until our new Episode with a new Soundtrack title every hour, on the hour until the big hour at Eight O'Clock.  This year's Soundtrack Album begins with a little ditty we like to call "16 Bit."  Enjoy!...


Episode 311 - Pork Face
Larry and Chris try some Army Brand Pork Pâté, Sloppy Joe flavored Pringles and Flamin' Hot Doritos. Enjoy!...

Episode 309 - The Enchanting Prelude
Larry and Chris round out the Lays Chips series with Beer Cheese and Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Popper Flavors. Also, Larry shares a book he found. We apologize for the audio glitch in the last Segment. Neil had been messing with the gear again. Sorry about that. Enjoy!...


Episode 308 - Flamin' Hot Dill Pickle
Larry and Chris check out the Top Ten Most Elaborate Crimes People Almost Got Away With and sample Lays' Flamin' Hot Dill Pickle Remix Chips. Enjoy!...

Episode 307 - Decadent Sadism
Larry and Chris discuss the Top Ten Worst Dinner Parties and sample Lays Electric Lime and Sea Salt potato chips. Enjoy!...

Episode 306 - The Great Film Race
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) welcome guests, actors Jordan R. Burge and Xander Call along with filmmaker Chris Pettit. They talk about the experience of taking part in the 72 Hour Film Race and the making of their new movie Autonomous. Enjoy!   Here's a couple of shots from behind the scenes of Autonomous courtesy of our friend Gordon Giddings.       We'll be sure to give you a heads up when Autonomous screens or becomes available for streaming. It was a pleasure working on this project and we look forward ...


Episode 305 - Skrinkles
Sorry.  Due to technical difficulties. . . .  Negligence. . . . OK, stupidity, this one's a few minutes late getting to you.  But, never fear.  We're back again and this week, Larry and Chris (and Marisa) take on King Cake and Pickle Pops. Enjoy!...

Episode 303 - Smoosh It Up
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) try some vegan tacos, some Trader Joe's beer (and Marisa) complains about fish tacos. Enjoy!...


Episode 302 - Welcome To StudioB
Here's another one of those things we shouldn't have tried. Larry and Chris record from their new StudioB or, as they like to call it, Chris' apartment. Enjoy!...

Episode 301 - There Is No Place
Larry and Chris talk about the Trump Pizza, sample Ghost Pepper Chimichangas and try the elusive The Most Stuf Oreos. Enjoy!...


Episode 297 - Old And Grumpy
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) discuss some under appreciated DC Villains. Also, Neil returns with new Neil's of the Weird. Enjoy!...


Episode 295 - Potato Dogs
Larry and Chris sample Pimento flavored potato chips and learn some interesting facts about Nazis. Happy New Year and Enjoy!...


Episode 293 - Productpalooza
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) try out Spanish Ham chips, Fried Egg chips and Twix Spread. Also, Larry finds out what revolutionary he is with a Quiz. Enjoy!...

Episode 291 - Is It Safe
Larry and Chris discuss video game streaming and try Ghost Pepper Chex Mix. Enjoy!...


Episode 289 - Go Take A Bath
Larry and Chris explain what they've been up to the past couple of weeks. Enjoy! Oh, and here's that picture we promised you.  It doesn't mean much out of context, but give the Episode a listen and you'll find out the story behind it....


Episode 288 - Odds And Ends
Larry and Chris take the week off to work on their secret new project and Harvey fills the void with outtakes he's collected over the past year. Enjoy! It's true.  We've been busy the past few weeks.  And it's the reason we keep an archive full of fresh material so you don't have to go a week without something new from us.  We still have the best customer service of any podcast out there. This is a collection of material we cut for various reasons, but couldn't quite bring ourselves to throw away.  However,...


Episode 286 - Double Double
Double the Neil's Of The Weird. Double the Taste of the UKs. Enjoy! We apologize for the length of the Episode this week as well as the lack of Microsodes.  Chris suffered the loss of one of his dogs, Inky.  She will be missed as she knew nothing but how to love her humans, siblings, puppies and anyone else she encountered.  She was diagnosed with Addison's Disease and had been receiving treatments.  However, life isn't fair and she passed away quietly and suddenly.  She will be missed....


Episode 284 - We Got An Award
As you've already heard, our film, What Hamlet Said was accepted into the Summer 2018 Southern Shorts Awards.  The festival was Saturday and we brought home the statue for Best Made in Georgia.  We are proud of our movie and humbly thank everyone involved with the movie and everyone involved with the Awards.  The movie may be seen on our new Vimeo channel, Vimeo.com/christopherray.     This week, Larry and Chris discuss winning the Best Made in Georgia Award for their film What Hamlet Said at the Summer 20...

Episode 283 - Little Knitted Cthulhu
Larry and Chris discuss Atlanta's Monsterama Convention, try the long awaited Intense Pickle Doritos and talk about the YouTube channel Steve1989. Grab your headphones and Enjoy!...


Microsode 062 - Next Week
Larry and Chris discuss the fundamentals of space and time as it applies to what week an event fall in. Enjoy!...

Episode 282 - The Two Forgotten Dwarves
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) have another Taste of the UK, try some Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Chips and Larry tells us about a YouTube video he enjoyed. Enjoy!...


Episode 281 - Toffee Talk
Larry and Chris have a couple of drinks and stay up too late celebrating their movie, What Hamlet Said being part of the Southern Shorts Awards Festival. Enjoy!...


Episode 280 - Plus Larry's Dad
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) try some UK Roast Chicken Crisps, check out the Top Ten Worst Wikipedia Pages, look at some records Larry bought and get a call from Larry's Dad. Enjoy!...


Episode 279 - It Takes A Village
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) try Catsup Crisps, Beer Cheese Stuffed Pretzel Bites and Flavored Pork Rinds. Plus, there's a new Klaus' Of The Weird. Enjoy!...


Episode 278 - Sea Lord
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) try Numb and Spicy Hot Pot Chips, take a Taste of the UK with Salt and Vinegar Fries and check out the Top Ten British Sentences.  Enjoy!...


Episode 277 - Balut-shi
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) try some more UK snacks, taste a Pizzadilla and Larry gets his Hogwarts house assignment based on his restaurant preferences.  Enjoy!...

Microsode 052 - Watery Water
Larry and Chris continue their discussion of Watery Water from Episode 276 - A Taste Of The UK.  Enjoy!...


Episode 276 - A Taste Of The UK
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) start off a new bit, Taste Of The UK, in which Larry tries to guess the identity of a mystery snack food.  Also, they examine the Top Ten Scam Items.  Enjoy!...



Episode 274 - Song Of Death
Larry and Chris learn about the Song of Death and discuss the Top Ten worst As Seen On TV items.  Enjoy!...


Episode 273 - You're Gonna Love It
Larry and Chris discuss The Walking Dead phone app, try out Sloppy Joe flavored Pringles and learn the Top Ten Candies to Ruin Halloween.  Also, a Klaus of the Weird.  Enjoy!...


Episode 272 - Airwaves And Binary Streams
Larry and Chris welcome back Albert Roberts to the Podcast!  They talk about filmmaking and Albert's role in The Indie Man web series.  Also, Larry and Chris try some strong sangria.  Enjoy!...

Microsode 041 - Page 200
Larry and Chris have trouble picking an article for Mysteries of the Unexplained.  Enjoy!...


Episode 271 - Hai Charisma
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) learn about the oldest living creatures, find out Larry's alignment and hear about ten things better than sex.  Plus, we get a new Neil's of the Weird.  Enjoy!...


Episode 270 - Hell's For Everybody Else
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) check out a batch of records from Comeback Records, try Lays Stadium Nachos and learn the Top Ten reasons for being fired.  Enjoy!...


Episode 269 - Candy Can Cause Choking
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) try some Asian caramel candies, explore Mysteries of the Unexplained and relive a bit of their childhood with some Jello pudding.  Enjoy!...


Episode 268 - Enriched Bleached Flour
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) try some Quik, Little Debbies, and YooHoo while Larry takes a Quiz about Cracker Barrel food and finds the Top Ten Cheapest Places to Buy Beer.  Enjoy!...


Episode 267 - Actual Garbage
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) find out what garbage best represents Larry, try some Vienna Sausages and learn what chip flavor Larry should try.  Also, stay tuned for a Vocabu-Larry and Larry does a Neil's Of The Weird.  Enjoy!...


Episode 266 - Get Paid Twice
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) get new mommies, try some Chicken in a Biscuit, learn some Russian history and get a new Vocabu-Larry word.  Enjoy!...


Episode 265 - And I'm Not On The List
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) check out Larry's new HorrorPack and learn about ten things made just to annoy people.  And Neil gives us another Neil's of the Weird.  Enjoy!...


Episode 264 - Pavlov's Larry
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) try Zima, find out how argumentative Larry is, explore Mysteries of the Unexplained and list the Top Ten worst shots.  Plus, Neil's Of The Weird.  Enjoy!...


Episode 263 - The Red Brick Road
To start our sixth year, we're cleaning out the archives and giving you the best of what we found.  Larry takes a Food Fail Quiz, stuff falls from the sky in Mysteries of the Unexplained, Beefaroni, Neil's Of The Weird and a Vocabu-Larry.  Enjoy!...

Episode 262 - TMI: Larry
Happy Anniversary!  It's been five years of Achieving Reality:  The Podcast!  Tonight, we celebrate by learning a bit too much about Larry.  Larry takes a few Quizzes that reveal details about him we never wanted to know.  Also, drop Larry a line as it's his Birthday today!  If you see him out at a restaurant, tell the wait staff to do something special for him.  He loves that.  Thanks for listening these past five years and hang on as more goodies are coming in Year Six.  So, grab your headphones and Enjoy...


Soundtrack: Unwarrented Dance Number
Here's a happy little celebratory number to round out this year's Soundtrack and celebrate our fifth Anniversary!  Oh, you might want to wish Larry a Happy Birthday while you're at it.  Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: Smoke Break
Here's a smooth tune to unwind with after a hard day of whatever it is you do.  Grab your vice of choice and Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: Gummi Bear Mellow
Chill out to this odd little number with it's heavy bass line and it whimsical flurrishes.  It'll put you in a mood.  We're not sure what kind of mood, but a mood nonetheless.  Enjoy!...


Episode 26 - Move It Move It
Chris and Harvey are sick this week.  Scruffy dragged some unused clips out of storage.  Here's a Top Ten, a Mysteries of the Unexplained and a Product Review for you.  Enjoy!...


Episode 260 - The Rude Experience
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) are pleased to bring you a conversation with Atlanta radio legend, Christopher Rude!  They talk about radio broadcasting, how he got his start in it and he shares some stories about his time on the radio and WKLS (96 Rock), in particular.  This interview was a real pleasure and one we hope to do again.  Grab your headphones and Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: Flynn's Arcade
Here's another Soundtrack offering to keep you going until the show tonight.  And tonight's show is one that you won't want to miss, especially if you live or have lived in the Atlanta area in the past twenty-five years.  We have a special guest.  But, to get you warmed up, here's Track Six - Flynn's Arcade, a dancy little electro number and one of our go to tracks for the show's background. Be back here at Eight o'clock (EDT) for a great show.  May the Fourth Be With You and Enjoy!...


Soundtrack: Daydreamin'
Track Five of our Year Five Soundtrack is here!  Daydreamin' is a mellow little tune you've heard under our Episodes for a while and it is now your's to enjoy.  Tune in this Friday for a very special Episode as we welcome a very special Guest.  Look for another Soundtrack on Friday.  Enjoy!...

Episode 259 - Long Little Paragraph
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) hear Larry's "Soda Story", learn about the Silent City of Alaska and try out one of the all-time greatest kids' foods ever.  Also, we get a new Vocabu-Larry and Neil's Of The Weird.  Enjoy!...


Episode 258 - Fluff
Things get Weird and Mysterious as Larry and Chris (and Marisa) look into ghosts, Nessie, a haunted house Quiz and a second Quiz designed to find out how much of a dick Larry is.  Also, there's a Neil's Of The Weird and a new Vocabu-Larry.  Enjoy!...


Episode 257 - Well That Didn't Go Anywhere
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) talk to a ghost, find out what house Larry belongs in should he get into Hogwarts, learn about meteors and see what Internet users thing the Top Ten worst movies are.  Enjoy!...


Episode 256 - A Slight Brush Of Heat
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) bring you all the feature segments you missed out on while we were talking to guests:  Mysteries of the Unexplained,  Product Review, Larry's Internet Quiz and Neil's Of the Weird.  Enjoy!...


Microsode 016 - What It Tastes Like
Larry, Chris (and Marisa) are still feeling the effects of Shaky Dave's coffee and the conversation goes a little of the rails.  Enjoy!...


Soundtrack: An Interesting Rhythm
Here's Track Four of this year's Soundtrack, An Interesting Rhythm.  Tune in Friday for our new Episode with our guest "Shaky Dave" Bare.  Enjoy!...

Episode 254 - Burnt Beans And Water
Larry, Chris and (Marisa) welcome Shaky Dave back to the show!  Dave Bare is the founder and brewer of Shaky Dave's Cold Brew Coffee.  The gang gets all hopped up on coffee and the Episode runs astray.  Listen close for info about his product.  Enjoy!...


Microsode 014 - Shaky Dave
Listen in as we do a little show prep for our visit this week with Shaky Dave and tune in Friday for a nice chat over some coffee, a bunch of coffee.  Enjoy!...

Episode 253 - The Uncredited Savior
Larry and Chris conclude their visit with Indiana Sifuentes of Cooking with Indie on YouTube and AMC's The Walking Dead.  Indiana shares details about hosting his cooking series and from the set of TWD.  Enjoy!...


Soundtrack: Mellow D
It's time for another installment of our Year Five Soundtrack!  This is Mellow D.  A little something to cool to while you wait for the second part of our chat with Indiana Sifuentes on Friday.  Enjoy!...

Episode 252 - Cooking With Indie
Larry and Chris welcome Indiana Sifuentes to the show!  Indiana hosts his own cooking show on YouTube, is a working actor and might be best known as a member of the Saviors on The Walking Dead.  This is the first of two shows.  Tune in next week for more.  Enjoy! To get to Indiana's YouTube channel either click here or on the link on our sidebar....

Microsode 012 - Taking Care Of Oneself
Larry and Chris and their special guest talk about the special abilities of extras.  Tune in later tonight for a brand new Episode with our brand new guest.  Enjoy!...


Microsode 011 - A Savior Walks Among Us
Larry and Chris explain the studio setup to their mystery guest.  Stay tuned until the end to find out who it is.  And tune in Friday to hear all the great stuff he has to share.  Enjoy!...

Episode 251 - Monster Man
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) continue their visit with Monster Attack's Jim Adams as they talk about Atlanta's 2018 Days of the Dead.  Plus, Neil brings us a new segment.  Enjoy!...


Episode 250 - The Podcast From The Black Lagoon
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) are pleased to welcome back Jim Adams of Monster Attack Podcast to run down the Top Ten (or fifteen) Universal Classic Horror Films according to Taste of Cinema.com.  It's a little something special to celebrate our 250th Episode.   To read along with the list, click the link here to head over to Taste of Cinema.  After the show, head on over to Jim's Podcast Site and catch a few of his shows by clicking here. Enjoy!...

Microsode 008 - Lifesavers
Check out this Microsode for a peek at our special guest for our 250th Episode.  Enjoy!...


Episode 249 - No Podcast This Week
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) enjoy some Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese Cheesey Poofs, Larry takes the Airline Food Quiz and they discuss a box of marshmallows.  Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: Electric May Pole
Here's a tune you've been hearing a lot of on the show.  It's a nice long Electro dance number.  Enjoy!...


Episode 248 - A Fall Of Stones
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) discuss the new coffee maker, a mysterious fall of stones and the Top Ten fighters.  Enjoy!...


Episode 247 - Japanese Puffy Music
Larry and Chris snack on wheat cakes and fish balls while reading about falling babies.  (Marisa) brings the sammiches.  Enjoy!...

Microsode 005 - Opening Mysteries
Larry and Chris ponder what could happen when Larry records the opening for Mysteries Of The Unexplained.  Enjoy!...


Episode 246 - Sam The Hotdog
Larry and Chris explore the Mystery of Jimmy Hoffa, munch on some Totis and hear about Larry's night at the Awards Show.  Enjoy!...


Microsode 001 - Kitty Stalker
We are proud to present a new feature to the page, The Microsode!  Every so often, a bit of material comes along that must be cut from it's Episode, but is too good to throw away.  These will now become Microsodes.  This week we bring you our first, Kitty Stalker.  Larry and Chris see a cat.  Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: Welcome To Side One
It's been a while since we've released a new Soundtrack.  So, here it is, Track One of our Year Five Soundtrack, Welcome To Side One.  Enjoy!...


Episode 243 - POORRGS
Larry and Chris talk more Star Wars stuff.  Larry takes the Which The Last Jedi Character Are You Quiz and the Which Star Wars Character Are You In The Bedroom Quiz.  Enjoy!...


Episode 241 - An Incredibly Spoiler Free Talk About Star Wars
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) have a nice chat about The Last Jedi, which none of them have seen.  Enjoy!   And, click the Monster Attack! banner on our sidebar and help our friend Jim Adams celebrate his 100th episode this Monday!  He's worked hard and runs one of our favorite podcasts.  Congrats, Jim!...

Episode 239 - Thanksgiving Leftovers
Here's a helping of leftovers from our Thanksgiving recording session.  Larry and Chris (and Marisa) talk about the preparing the brewery's new performance space, Larry's nasty cocoanut beverage and they try the Mystery Oreos.  Enjoy!...


Episode 237 - Get Off Our Lawn
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) examine 19th century attitudes toward female sexuality and receive an interesting visit from the neighbors.  Enjoy!...


Episode 235 - Weird Neil
Larry and Chris check out some Weird Facts from the Internet and Neil shares a few tales.  Enjoy!...

Episode 234 - Culinary Jackass
In a quick Episode this week, Larry and Chris discuss Gene Simmons' Vault, sample Hostess Candy Corn Cupcakes and Larry takes another food quiz.  Grab your headphones and Enjoy!...

Episode 233 - Eat Your Waffles
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) talk about the brewery's Halloween event, Larry possibly being on TV, the taste of Deep Dish Pizza Cheese Curls.  Larry takes the Build A Burger And We'll Tell You What Kind Of Friend You Are quiz.  And, Neil goes on a rant.  Grab your headphones and Enjoy!...


Episode 232 - Waking Up With Sasquatch
Larry and Chris (and briefly Marisa) check out the guest list for Atlanta's Walker Stalker Con and Days of the Dead.  They sample some Jack Link's Sausage and Larry takes the Who Are You In An Alternate Reality Quiz.  Grab your headphones and Enjoy!...

Episode 230 - The Boredom Ticker
Larry and Chris talk about their hurricane experience, sample Lance's Popcorn, and Larry takes the Non-Popular Food Quiz.  This is a fun one, gang.  Grab your headphones and Enjoy!...


Episode 228 - You're Not Metal
Larry and Chris talk about the iPhone X.  Larry takes a Halloween candy quiz.  And then, they try Cinnamon Toast Crunch Bites.  Enjoy!...

Episode 227 - She Tinkled On It
Larry and Chris discuss Larry (and Marisa)'s trip to Nashville, scope out the latest HorrorPack and try Kroger's Poutine Poppers. Enjoy!...


Episode 226 - More Crumpy
Larry and Chris talk of many strange things.  Among those things are the big fight, Taco Chips and homemade jelly.  Enjoy!...

Episode 225 - And 226 And 227
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) get completely off track during the show opening and never actually make it to the rest of the show.  They do, however, share some pet peeves and rant about small random things.  Tune in next week for Reviews and such.  Enjoy!...


Episode 223 - Certified Authentic
Larry and Chris are on their own this week and ramble on about a variety of things, just like they did in the good ol' days.  They also sample some chips with a surprising natural flavor.  Grab your headphones and join them at table.  Enjoy!...

Episode 222 - A Very Special Episode With Brian And Jim Part Two
Larry and Chris continue their visit with Brian Troxell of SketchWorks Comedy and Jim Adams of Monster Attack Podcast.  The festivities continue as Brian talks about how SketchWorks puts together a show and he and Jim talk about various acting jobs.  Grab your headphones and join us at table as our Very Special Episode continues.   Check out SketchWorks Comedy here!   Check out Monster Attack here!   Enjoy!...

Episode 221 - A Very Special Episode With Brian And Jim Part One
Larry and Chris welcome special guests Brian Troxell from SketchWorks Comedy and Jim Adams of Monster Attack!  They take a look at Larry's Horror Block subscription box and await Jim's lunch.  Also, Larry and Chris sample some Yuca Chips. Check out SketchWorks Comedy here!   Check out Monster Attack here!   Enjoy!...


Episode 220 - Not Fart, Gay
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) find out which "party school" Larry should have attended, catch up on some Weird News, and answer that age-old question, Is Larry Gay?  Enjoy!...

Episode 219 - Yo Ding Dongs Man
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) sample a variety of Hostess frozen treats while Larry and Neil take turns with the Quizzes.  We find out if Larry's emo and test Neil's knowledge regarding medicinal herbs.  Enjoy!...


Episode 217 - Live Before A Recorded Studio Audience
Larry and Chris sample the patriotic Mountain Dew, Red, White and Dew.  They take quizzes to see if Larry's from another dimension and if they can survive a horror movie.  Also, Larry tries out a rather rude app.  Enjoy!...

Episode 215 - It's Not Done Until It Explodes
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) talk about the new face at the brewery and what he's cooking up.  Larry takes quizzes to determine what strain of weed and how cold-hearted he is.  Plus, the gang tries some mini-tacos.  Enjoy!...


Episode 212 - What Larry Knows
Larry and Chris discuss subscription services for Loot Crate, try their luck with some canned jackfruit, and Larry tells us what he knows about vaginas.  Enjoy!...


Episode 210 - A Necessary Physiological Function
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) check out another Horror Block, sample some treats from Jerky.com, learn what Larry's favorite food is based on his dream house and learn the proper amount of time it takes to poo.  Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: SynthaStrings
Here it is!  The last track on our Year Four Soundtrack Collection is SynthaStrings.  That will wrap up another year for us here at Achieving Reality:  The Podcast!  Tomorrow will see the release of a new Episode, Larry get another year older and the beginning of Year Five for the Podcast.  We hope you enjoy our little postings as much as we enjoy bringing them to you and hope to see you here tomorrow to help us kick off a new year.  Thanks for taking time out of your life and spending it with us.  Enjoy!...


Episode 207 - New Fappy ASMR
Larry and Chris discuss ASMR's popularity on YouTube and find out how Larry died in a past life in an Internet Quiz.  Enjoy!...


Soundtrack: Techno-Type
Get up and dance to track nine of our Year Four Soundtrack Collection, Techno-Type.  Enjoy!...

Episode 206 - A Cool Dry Place
Larry and Chris hastily put together a new Episode as they put the final touches on their first live event at Naughty Soda!  They discuss Vantablack and Pretzel Chips while Neil Meditates.  Enjoy!   If you're in the Atlanta area, come by Naughty Soda on Saturday (4/22) and see the boys live as they host the brewery's first ever Independent Film Festival!  There will be eleven presenters along with SketchWorks Comedy Theater and Special Guest, Jim Adams of Monster Attack podcast.  It's sure to be a fun eveni...


Episode 204 - Larry's Down With The Twirl
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) discuss the perils of renting party spaces, try Beer and Brats chips, and Larry takes a couple of quizzes about his food and movie preferences.  Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: Strolling Bass
It's time for another track from our Year Four Soundtrack Collection, Strolling Bass.  Finish up those taxes and Enjoy!...

Episode 203 - Either Way I See Problems
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) discuss Larry's frustration with panhandlers, try some queso chips, play Guess the Artist, and discover Larry's Cartoon BFF.  Enjoy!...


Episode 201 - Who'd Have Thunk It
It's our 200th Episode Afterparty featuring bits we recorded for Episodes 199 and 200 that we didn't have time to include:  more Pringles, Chips Ahoy and Weird News.  Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: Saxy Music
Time to get sexy with track seven from our Year Four Soundtrack Collection, Saxy Music.  Curl up by the fire and Enjoy!...


Episode 200 - Episode 200
It's Episode 200!  Larry and Chris (and Marisa) talk to Kristin Tinsley, try some Marmite, listen to Pink Lady and endure Larry's dirtiliest Weird News ever.  There may also be a few surprises along the way.  Enjoy and thanks for helping us make it to 200!...

Episode 199 - Little Billy's Introduction To Car Theft
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) are joined by returning guest Scott Davis and his wife Noelle.  They try out some "Loud" Pringles and listen to some Baretta for kids.  Later, Larry brings us some very special Weird News.  Enjoy!...

Episode 198 - I'm Not Eating The Flanger
Larry and Chris take you on a tour of the product world.  Getting of to a slow start with Maggi Seasoning (not every bit can be a laugh riot), they also sample Pork Fu and Twiglets.  Enjoy!...


Soundtrack: Rave Time
Track Six of our Year Four Soundtrack Collection is Rave Time.  Get your groove on and Enjoy!...

Episode 196 - Voorhees-789X
Larry and Chris recount their adventure at the 2017 Atlanta Days of the Dead.  Plus, the search for Mark Cho continues.  Enjoy!...


195 Episode 195 - Where'd The Cho Go
Due to technical difficulties, our record session was cut horribly short this week.  So, we give you the second half of our Star Wars discussion from Episode 191 - Jedi Can't Be Surrogates.  Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: Keep Kalm
Track five from our Year Four Soundtrack Collection is here.  We give you Keep Kalm.  Enjoy!...

Episode 194 - Flaming Hot
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) geek over the guest list for the Atlanta Days of the Dead convention while trying out more varieties of Lay's potato chips.  Enjoy!...


Episode 193 - Lick Bite Squeeze
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) mourn the loss of Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus and ease their suffering with two varieties of Lays Potato Chips:  Southern Biscuits and Gravy and Dill Pickle.  Enjoy!...

Episode 192 - Let Her Box It
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) marvel at the group's new camera and talks about some their plans for the new year.  Then, they sample some Bacon Habanero Pretzel Crisps, check out the latest Ghostbusters figures and eat some sweet and salty Combos.  Enjoy!...


Episode 191 - Jedi Can't Be Surrogates
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) talk about Rogue One, more or less.  But the conversation is certainly about Star Wars.  Could there be a better way to start off a new year?  Enjoy!...

Episode 190 - Sweet And Beery
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) try out the new air fryer.  They give Hostess Deep Fried Twinkies and Tostino's Stuffed Nachos a spin it it.  Enjoy!...

Episode 189 - It's Not Cool, But It's OK
Larry tells Chris (and Marisa) about his recent run-ins with the media, including a visit with Mike Rowe.  Also, they snack on some Takis.  Enjoy!...


Soundtrack: Evening Wind Down
Here's the third song from our Year Four Soundtrack Collection, Evening Wind Down.  Grab a Naughty Soda.  Kick back, wind down and Enjoy!...


Episode 186 - Meet Stacey
On this special episode, Larry and Chris (and Marisa) welcome a special guest, filmmaker Stacey Palmer.  They discuss Stacey's recent decision to publicly announce her transition from being Jayson Palmer.  They talk about the various issues confronting transgender people both inside and outside the film industry and the struggles one faces being transgender.  Keep your mind open and Enjoy!  On a separate note . . .    We don't often pull back the curtain on the show, but I'd like to pay tribute to a friend ...

Soundtrack: Dark Goth Rhythm
Here's the second installment of our Year Four Soundtrack Collection, Dark Goth Rhythm.  Enjoy!...

Episode 185 - As American As Red Wing
Larry and Chris listen to bawdy songs, eat haggis flavored chip, check out some Weird News and try to adjust to a Tina-less studio.  Enjoy!...


Episode 184 - Groupo Bimbo
Larry and Chris check out a new Horror Block, taste some more fiery chips, listen to Larry's new Goodwill record and check out the News of the Weird.  Enjoy!...

Episode 183 - Yummy Yellow Heat
Larry and Chris expand Larry's record library, try some crisps from the UK and explore the world of Weird News.  Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: Cursor Club
A bit late, but here's the start of our Year Four Soundtrack Collection.  Here's Cursor Club.  Enjoy!...


Episode 182 - Hotter Than Last Time
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) do the longest Product Review yet recorded in Studio A.  Doritos Roulette is back!  This and Larry's "What Movie Dracula Are You" Quiz are on tap this Episode.  Enjoy!...

Episode 181 - Earl Of Sammich
We're going old school this Episode.  No segments.  Just talk and wackiness.  Larry and Chris (and Marisa) talk about car problems and Larry's ever growing addiction to Earl of Sandwich.  Grab your headphones and enjoy!...

Episode 180 - The Neil Show
Neil finds himself in Harvey's studio, gets into the new Soundtrack files and plays DJ.  Enjoy!...


Episode 179 - Hell On Wheels
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) continue their talk with Filmmaker Chris Ethridge.  Larry fills us in on the Hell on Wheels event and then tries some Diablo sauce.  Enjoy!...

Episode 178 - Horror Packed
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) welcome Attack of the Morningside Monster director and co-founder of HorrorPack subscription service, Chris Ethridge!  They discuss all things HorrorPack and get the details about keeping the horror fans happy.  Also, the gang tries Jiffy Pop and Larry takes a Stupid Quiz.  Enjoy!...


Episode 176 - They Don't Know How To Cancel Us
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) continue talking with Austin Wimberly about cell phones and other tangents.  They try Ale81 Soda.  And, Larry takes the "What Candy Are You" quiz.  Enjoy!...

Episode 175 - Oil Can
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) welcome back the Podcast's first guest, Austin "Bam" Wimberly.  They discuss Dragon Con and a variety of other tangents.  Enjoy!...


Episode 173 - The Kind Of Clipshow
Larry and Chris present some moments not included in our Episodes with Jim Adams and Albert Roberts.  They talk about comics, funerals, and other randomness.  Enjoy!...

Episode 171 - Curly Joe Doritos
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) talk about the passing of Kenny Baker.  They also sample Reed's Extra Ginger Brew and Flamas Doritos.  Enjoy!...


Episode 170 - The Kind Of Men Part Three
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) talk three on one to Monster Attack's Jim Adams.  They talk classic and not so classic movies as well as comics and some other fun stuff.  Enjoy!...

Episode 169 - The Kind Of Men Part Two
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) continue to host their guests, Jim Adams of Monster Attack podcast and Albert Roberts, of SITREP Productions.  This time they talk about the experience of making Pop Culture Architects new movie, The Kind of Man.   Click the title above to watch the movie and Enjoy!...

Episode 168 - The Kind Of Men - Part One
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) welcome guests and fellow Architects Jim Adams, of Monster Attack podcast and Albert Roberts, artist, filmmaker and driving force behind the movie Test Group.  The gang discusses the wealth of trailers that came out of San Diego ComiCon and other tangents. If you enjoy classic monster movies, sci-fi or horror, do yourself a favor and tune in to Jim's podcast, Monster Attack by clicking here or subscribing on iTunes.  Jim will be doing a live recording of his Monster Attack podca...


Episode 167 - I've Done Everything I Can Do Here
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) learn more about Larry's adventure at the beer conference, sample Shirley Temple Soda, and Larry takes the X-Men and Pixar versions of the Which Villain Are You Quiz.  Enjoy!...

Episode 166 - Because I'm Metal
Larry and Chris talk about Larry seeing Slipknot and Marilyn Monson, try another spin on the Wheel Of Soda, sample some pecan divinity and find out what Star Wars job Larry would have.  Enjoy!...

Episode 165 - Beer Cake Revisited
Larry and Chris try their luck again with Beer Cake, Larry quizzes himself on how vapid he is and what music should accompany his funeral and Larry shares why he's in so much pain. This is the weekend that the Architects embark on a new 48 Hour adventure.  The Team is hard at work creating their new short film as part of the 48 Hour Film Project.  In the near future, we will share with you the fruit of our labors.  Enjoy!...


Episode 164 - A Box Of Dirtily
Larry and Chris discuss the military definition of "Pizza Party, sample the wares at Viking Alchemist Meadery and munch on some Bugles.  Enjoy!...


Episode 161 - Wheel Of Soda
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) sample a wide selection of sodas from the Rocket Fizz soda and candy company.  Enjoy!...

Episode 160 - Ooh, Scary Stuff
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) sample Twin Bings and Bourbon Creme Biscuits.  Also, they check out some of Chris' Birthday Swag.  Enjoy!...


Soundtrack: Golem
Here's the last song on our Year Three Soundtrack, Golem!  It's an odd little piece.  We've had a hell of a year and are glad we got to share it with you.  Come back tomorrow for Episode 158 and help us kick off Year Four.  Thanks for supporting us and Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: Jazzin' Larry Welk
Here's something a little lighter from our Year Three Soundtrack.  This one's called Jazzin' Larry Welk.  Enjoy!...


Episode 157 - We're Pretty Odd Here
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) try out Quik, talk about Blue Apron and get the run down on Larry's new water heater.  Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: Street Walkin'
Here's a darkly bouncy ditty from our Year Three Soundtrack.  We're not sure what the appropriate mood for this one is.  We just know it's moody.  Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: Neil's Groovy Tune
Here's a mellow little song that Harvey and Neil cooked up.  They hope you can relax and get mellow to it.  Enjoy!...


Soundtrack: Tranc
Happy Monday!  Here's Track 6 of our Year Three Soundtrack Album.  It's called Tranc.  We hope it'll add a little something to your Monday.  Enjoy!...


Soundtrack: Low Down
Here's another Soundtrack offering, Low Down!  For no other reason than we appreciate the new listeners and subscribers to the Facebook page, we're giving you a little late April present.  Enjoy!...

Episode 154 - The Completely Unauthorized, Unwarranted, Unnecessary And Unwanted Episode VII Commentary Part 1
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) watch Episode VII and offer up their thoughts and comments.  This unofficial commentary track contains none of the movie soundtrack.  Gotta say that for legal reasons.  So, sit back and watch Episode VII along with the gang secure in the knowledge that, unlike Marisa, you can make them shut up at any time.  The conclusion will be along next week.  Enjoy!...

Episode 153 - Lubed And Fluffed
Larry and Chris talk about the Naughty Soda Grand Opening (among other things), Marisa unboxes a Birch Box, and the boys try another hard root beer.  Enjoy!...


Episode 151 - Fluer De Deux
Larry and Chris talk more about Larry's vacation, play with plastic bubbles, do a round of Guess the Artist and learn about an interesting offer in That's Amazing.  Enjoy!...

Episode 150 - I Gots The Hots For Thyme
Thank you for helping us make it to 150 Episodes!  Larry and Chris discuss Larry's vacation, play around with Kazoos, play Guess the Artist, and ponder the continued existence of Jim Morrison.  Enjoy!...


Episode 149 - That's A Still Frame From 2001
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) talk about the Days of the Dead Atlanta 2016, try Vanilla Rum, take the Ink Blot Quiz and find out about Baboons on Mars.  Enjoy!...

Episode 148 - Hairy Panic
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) discuss the details of the Naughty Soda Grand Opening, learn about Australia's flora problem, find out what cookies say about you and sample some Coconut Coffee.  Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: Celebration
In honor of the upcoming Grand Opening of the Naughty Soda Brewery, I (and the MADPlayer) have created a new song for the Year Three Soundtrack! If you're in the Atlanta area on March 19th, drop by the brewery between 12pm and 9pm and try out the wares. Tickets are $12 and that nets you 6 drink tickets, each good for a 6 ounce pour of one of Naughty Soda's tasty beverages. They'll also throw in a glass to hold the goodness. Come early and mingle with the cast and crew of Achieving Reality: The Podcast!...


Episode 147 - Naughty News And Sizzle
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) get the latest Naughty Soda News, play Guess The Artist, check out Sizzlers and find a purrfect story for That's Amazing!  Enjoy!...

Episode 146 - I Have Put My Balls In The Water
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) try out Globbies, magical growing spheres, hear about (Marisa's) adventure shopping for home appliances, and introduce a new segment, That's Amazing!:  News of the World.  Enjoy!...


Episode 144 - North Korea's Miraculous New Hooch
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) read news about Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 2, Google and the wackiness out of North Korea.  That's it.  There's plenty of fun stuff from our neighbors to the east.  Hopefully, they also have a sense of humor.  Enjoy!...

Episode 143 - I'm A Ton Of Fun
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) talk Sharktopus, drink some Tang, Guess the Artist and Larry takes the Are You Ready To Be An Adult Quiz.  Enjoy!...

Episode 142 - Choose The Cheeto
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) discuss Pro Wrestlers vs Zombies, down some Naughty Soda Apple Pie, play Guess the Artist and Larry answers the one question that will determine how dirty his mind is.  Enjoy!...


Episode 141 - SPOILERS: Ash Vs Evil Dead
In this moderately amusing episode, Larry and Chris (and Marisa) talk about the first episode of Ash Vs Evil Dead.  That's it, more or less.  Enjoy!...

Episode 140 - A Potential Murder Site
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) discuss a trip to the orchard and gardens, sample some corn cob jelly, play Guess The Artist and Larry takes the "What Giant Monster Are You" quiz.  Enjoy!...


Episode 138 - New Years Down At Red Forty Lake
Larry and Chris spend New Years with Ken and discuss plans for the new year, Red Velvet Cupcakes, one last Holiday Guess The Artist and Larry takes the What Holiday Are You quiz.  Happy New Year and Enjoy!...

Episode 137 - There's Your Christmas Special Right There
Larry and Chris share the holiday with Ken as they celebrate with talk of Christmas, sampling Egg Nog, guessing the Holiday artist and find a quiz that will determine whether Larry has been naughty or nice.  Enjoy!...

Episode 136 - This Deal's Getting Worse All The Time
Here's the Episode you missed in your mad dash to see that other Episode.  Larry and Chris and Ken celebrate the opening of Episode VII with a tale of Naughty Soda, trying some Chocodiles, Meditating with Neil, trying another Holiday Guess the Artist and taking another Star Wars quiz.  Enjoy!  And remember, Disney is making next to nothing this weekend.  Since you all purchased your tickets weeks in advance, they've had your money long enough to invest and double it....


Episode 135 - Hey, Ken's Back!
Larry and Chris welcome back Ken for the holidays!  Larry and Ken update us on the progress at the Naughty Soda brewery, check out Ken's Battlbox subscription box, listen to a holiday edition of Guess The Artist and Larry takes the War on Christmas quiz.  Enjoy!...

Episode 134 - What A Beautiful Drink
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) discuss Naughty Soda's new brewing facility, open up a Horror Pack Movie Subscription box, take the "Which James Bond Are You" quiz and down it all with a Tab chaser.  Enjoy!...


Episode 132 - Messin' With Porksquatch
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) talk about Larry's Mac and Cheese, chew on some Bacon Jerky, swoon to John Travolta and take a Prude Quiz.  Enjoy!...

Episode 131 - Ointment!
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) chat about Larry's new coffee maker, dine on Slim Jims, laugh along with Gary Owen and find out what Harry Potter character Larry would be according to an Internet quiz.  Enjoy!...

Episode 130 - I Enjoy The Shock And The Awe
Larry and Chris discuss Mary Janes, variety shows, the song stylings of Carol Burnett, Larry's new creepy doll and take another Internet Horror Movie Quiz.  Enjoy!...


Episode 129 - Shove It Up Your Mouse: The 48 Hour Wrap-up
Larry and Chris discuss their weekend taking part in the 2015 Atlanta 48 Hour Horror Film Project and the making of their new movie, The New Guy.  Once you've finished listening to the Episode, check out the movie itself on our YouTube Channel by clicking here.  We're proud of our cast and crew and are pleased to be able to share their work with you.  Enjoy!...

Episode 128 - I'm A Slutty Elmo
Larry and Chris talk about a Zombie Walk, the prop phone used in the making of their new movie, early Gene Simmons music and Larry takes the What Costume Suits You Best Quiz.  Enjoy!...

Episode 127 - Blorange Orlue
Larry and Chris welcome Ken back to finish off the monster cereal trio with Franken Berry.  Then, Larry takes some quizzes:  What Star Wars vehicle should you drive, what color Lightsabre is for you and Are you a sociopath?  Also, Neil's Meditations and Larry's Book Review.  Enjoy!...


Episode 125 - Crusty And Moist
Larry and Chris welcome Ken Archer to the show.  They talk about his and Larry's time working at Dave & Buster's.  Then, they sample Count Chocula.  (Marisa) joins in to try out some Mad Libs.  Enjoy!...

Episode 124 - Clearing Out The Archives
This week, we're cleaning out the Vault and giving you some bits we didn't have room for in our previous episodes.  Larry talks about his day out and ordering digital cable, Bacon Creme Soda is reviewed, they hum along to Ted Cassidy and take an IQ Quiz.  We have some new goodies coming in October along with a new guest.  Stay tuned and Enjoy!...



Episode 120 - You've Got The Touch
Larry and Chris take the swearing quiz, get mellow with Wilford Brimley, snack on Cracker Jack, check out some mispackaged Star Wars figures and rock out to the Cobra soundtrack.  Enjoy!...

Episode 119 - Dirtilier By The Minute
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) take the Doritos Roulette Challenge, talk Camp Cutthroat, read fan mail with the Boy Wonder and take on the Bull....

Episode 118 - Grilled Cheese Soulmate
Larry and Chris discuss Jurassic World, try the Pez taste test, rock out to Jackie Chan, and take the Grilled Cheese Soulmate quiz.  Enjoy!...


Episode 117 - My God It's Friday!
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) talk about the Atlanta Ice Cream Festival, Maple Bacon Kettle Chips, Pixels and the golden voice of Jack Webb.  Enjoy!...

Minisode 010 - Feed Your Cheese
Scruffy found clips cut from recent shows piled up in the Editing Suite and took a stab at making something of them.  Here it is.  Enjoy!...

Episode 116 - Larry's Intervention
Larry and Chris discuss the new trailers debuted at the San Diego Comic-Con, Cinnamon Altoids and a Star Wars Card Game.  Enjoy!...


Episode 115 - BEANS!
Larry and Chris discuss the uproar over Confederate flags and gay marriage.  Then, they have a sample of a British favorite, Heinz Baked Beans and discuss the infamous Casey Kasem meltdown.  Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: Quizzes
Here's the theme tune for Larry's Internet Quiz to add to your Year Three collection.  Enjoy!...


Episode 113 - I Liked Freddy. He Was Nice
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) look at the world of Slasher Horror.  They reveal their favorite slashers, take the slasher quiz, have a word about multi-media Freddy and attempt to construct their own slasher.  Enjoy!...

Episode 112 - It's A Horror Movie
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) talk about the screening of PCA's new movie, The Damnation Bureau and the other movies seen at the 48 Hour Movie Project.  Also, they review Pop Rocks.  Enjoy!...

Episode 111 - I Wanna Tongue Sammich
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) talk about prepping for the 48 Hour Film Project, try out some Turkish Taffy and Larry explains those ads for Grits in your sixties and seventies comics.  Enjoy!...


Episode 110 - Putting The Mug In Muggle
Larry and Chris and the rest of the Architects had their hands full on the set of their new movie The Damnation Bureau.  But, they found the time to sit down and belt out quick new episode for the loyal listeners.  They share a tale of running the Naughty Soda brewery, take a 90's music quiz and try out Flying Cauldron Butterscotch Beer.  Please excuse Larry's phone for interrupting the proceedings.  As I said, we were quite busy.  Enjoy!...

Episode 109 - Snoork!
The boys are hard at work producing another movie.  Here's some goodies to hold you over until next week.  Carol Burnett, Beer and Tea, Teletubbies, Dog TV and another internet quiz.  Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: Late Night Scotch
Here's another track from Year Three!  It's a mellow tune.  Pour a Jacob's Ghost.  Light a cigar.  Sit on the porch and Enjoy!...


Episode 108 - It Tastes Good
Larry and Chris try Necco Wafers and check out a vintage Flintstones commercial.  Larry takes an internet weirness quiz.  Also, Larry (and Marisa) share a tale of getting a new car.  Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: Cue Music
Here's the first track from our Year Three Soundtrack Compilation!  This song makes it's debut in Episode 108.  Enjoy!...

Episode 107 - Rich Corinthian Leather
In honor of Chris' Birthday, Larry and Chris (and Marisa) discuss their ideas about the ultimate 80's movies and reminisce about Cool Ranch Doritos.  Enjoy!...


Episode 106 - The Dork Knights Review
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) give their thoughts on Frank Miller's The Dark Knight Returns as well as some currently available Bat-chandise.  Also, they shamelessly plug our Podbean neighbors, The Whisky Minute.  Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: The Party Goes On
Hey Larry, It's your birthday!  It's also Achieving Reality:  The Podcast's Second Anniversary on Podbean.  To celebrate, here's a new Soundtrack song to round out your Year Two collection and kick off our third year.  Enjoy and thanks to all of you who listen....

Episode 105 - The Second Anniversary Show
This is our big Second Anniversary Show!  Larry and Chris (and Marisa) bring you a couple of very special product reviews and several failed attempts at getting the opening right.  Enjoy and thanks for being a part of the last two years!...


Soundtrack: Music To Read By
Here's yet another new tune from Episode 101 - Don't Google Your Futton.  This is the intro to Larry's Book Review.  Enjoy!...

Episode 104 - You Wanted The Best, You've Got Us
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) devote an entire episode to KISS!  They discuss the album Destroyer, the KISS Marvel Super Special and the movie epic, KISS Meets The Phantom Of The Park.  Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: The Comics Code
Here's another song from Episode 101 - Don't Google Your Futton.  The Comic Code is our music cue for our Comics segments.  Enjoy!...


Episode 103 - So Vader Serves Jay Leno Now?
Larry and Chris discuss Beer-flavored Jelly Bellys, The Doobie Brothers' Toulouse Street and Amazing Spider-Man #129.  Also, (Marisa) shares a messy story about dog sitting the neighbor's dog.  Enjoy!...

Episode 102 - Might As Well Duct Tape It To The Turntable
This Episode is about 1979!  Larry and Chris discuss The Amazing Spider-Man TV show, Songs Of The Humpback Whale and Iron Man:  Demon in a Bottle.  Also, Larry talks about his call from the "IRS."  Enjoy!...

Minisode 009 - Pet Rock
Scruffy dug up another treasure from the basement, I mean Archives.  Here's an ad Larry did for Pet Rocks back in our days on K-RAP.  Enjoy!...


Episode 101 - Don't Google Your Futton
Larry and Chris talk about Larry's new cell phone, BIll Haley and The Comets, the beginnings of Spider-Man and make an attempt at hatching some Sea Monkeys.  Plus, Larry does a Book Review.  Enjoy!...

Episode 100 - Fire Shag Carpet
Welcome to Episode 100!  Scruffy unearthed one of our old pirate radio broadcasts from September 8, 1978.  Harvey has worked his magic on it and it's here for you to hear.  Larry and Chris discuss the Doctor Strange TV pilot, Foghat's Stone Blue and how Larry's going to put together the bread to get all four KISS solo albums.  Enjoy!...


Episode 099 - Hot Tea Morning
Larry and Chris plot devious things to do to squirrels and ponder the unfortunate consequences.  Also, they talk about Beat Bobby Flay, uses for instant coffee makers and just what is the value of an E-Ticket.  Enjoy!...

Minisode 008 - Celebrity Birthdays
In a bit excised from Episode 098 - Hai Brut, Larry and Chris discuss celebrity birthdays, Earl Hindman and Greek Mythology.  Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: Jazz Time (Binaural Mix)
Here's another tune that debuted in Episode 086 - A S@!t Waiting To Happen.  It's called Jazz Time (Binaural Mix).  It is a binaural tune so grab your headphones.  Enjoy!...


Episode 098 - Hai Brut
Larry and Chris review Ron Burgundy's Scotchy Scotch Scotch, discuss the face of Crystal Head Vodka and put a new spin on the Cinnamon Challenge.  Enjoy!...

Episode 097 - Just An Old-Fashioned Clip Show
Here are some unused clips from our interviews with Howard Scrivens, of the Whiskey Minute Podcast and Tori Montgomery.  Plus, we give you a Halloween story from Larry.  Enjoy!...

Episode 096 - The Complete Works Of Tori Montgomery - Abridged!
This week, Larry, Chris (and Marisa) welcome special guest, Tori Montgomery.  They discuss theater life in Atlanta, her new movie, web series and her work in The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare - Abridged!For more information on The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare - Abridged and The Live Arts Theatre, click here.  For information on The Otherside Of Georgia Productions and "Test Group," click here.  And to learn more about "Suspensions of Disbelief" and Headgames Entertainment, click here.Enjoy!...


Minisode 007 - Just Like Drinking Out Of A Mason Jar
In this Minisode, Larry and Chris kill some time while waiting for Marisa to leave for a Valentine's Day tea party.-----While you enjoy this Minisode, here are some pictures Larry took of Chris during their trip to the Days of the Dead Atlanta (tune in to Episode 093 - Spicy Taco, Lead And The Days Of The Dead for details).  Enjoy!-----Our ticket to meet horror icon, Angus Scrimm-----Chris with the man himself-----Larry and Angus Scrimm-----Chris with Tony Todd-----Chris with Attack of the Morningside Monst...


Episode 092 - And Glenn Danzig As The Marvel Universe
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) conclude their visit with Howard Scrivens (of The Whiskey Minute Podcast) and Architect Scott Davis by discussing the revamp of the Marvel Universe and recasting some iconic Marvel movie roles.  Enjoy!...

Episode 091 - This Little Piggy Went
Larry, Chris, (Marisa) and Howard Scrivens, of The Whiskey Minute Podcast are joined by Architect Scott Davis.  Scott returns to share details of his bout with MRSA.  They also discuss the origins of Achieving Reality:  The Podcast!, the improbability of retaining excised body parts, the beauty of Detroit, the difference between English and American, the etiquette of snuff films and prop guns.  Enjoy!...


Soundtrack: Xanaduland
Here's a little disco inspired tune from Episode 086 - A S@!t Waiting To Happen.  It's called, appropriately enough, Xanaduland.  Enjoy!...

Episode 090 - The Whiskey Minute Podcaster
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) welcome Howard Scrivens of The Whiskey Minute Podcast to Studio A to discuss his upcoming podcast.  They also talk on the usual suspects:  food, movies and Star Wars.  Be sure to tune in next week as Scott Davis joins the festivities.  This is a binaural podcast; so, grab your headphones and take your place at table.  This one's going to be fun.  Enjoy!...

Episode 089 - Sunday In The Studio With Charles - Part Three
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) conclude their conversation with Charles Green.  We want to thank Charles and encourage you to track down some of his work mentioned in our interview.  You can see his work with us in "The Reaping" by clicking here.If you're interested in hearing some of our other interviews check out:Episodes 12 through 14 with Fantasy Artist/Graphic Designer Talon Dunning,Episodes 31 and 32 with Chris Ethridge and Jayson Palmer of Blue Dusk Productions regarding the making of "Attack of the Mo...


Episode 088 - Sunday In The Studio With Charles - Part Two
We continue our talk with Charles Green covering his early days, growing up, developing his passion for acting and his work in Happy Hooker Goes Hollywood, Matt Houston and Golden Girls.  We also cover his guest spot on Constantine.  Enjoy!...

Episode 087 - Sunday In The Studio With Charles - Part One
This is Part One of our interview with actor Charles Green, (click his name and check out his IMDB) one of the stars of "The Reaping."  (Click here to take a look.)  Odds are, you've seen his work before and if you haven't, you soon will.  On this episode, he talks about his recent and upcoming projects as well as some of the famous people with whom he's gotten to work.  This is a binaural episode.  So, grab your headphones and join us at table for a very interesting conversation.  Enjoy!...

Minisode 006 - I Think I Have Some Gas In The Car
Here's a preview of our interview with Charles Green, one of the stars of "The Reaping" and an actor with a variety of credits to his name.  In this Minisode, we discuss "The Reaping."  Tune in Friday for Part One of our interview where we discuss Charles' work with big time celebrities and some exciting upcoming projects.  If you missed our movie, "The Reaping," you can view it by clicking here.Enjoy!...


Episode 086 - A S#!t Waiting To Happen
Larry and Chris try out their Scruffy impressions and talk about Love Boat and Fantasy Island, Bob Denver, (Marisa's) hot chocolate and its contents, Taco Bell, and the new season of Celebrity Apprentice.  Enjoy!...

Episode 085 - Canned Spleen
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) continue the tale of Larry's week.  Also, they discuss Larry's sugar and caffeine intake, the nature of camouflage, a new Vocabu-Larry word, the complexities of Birthday mathematics, people standing in line for new products, the creation of canning and the birth of a new product.  Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: Funky MAD
Here's a little present for you in the form of a funky little MADPlayer tune.  Enjoy and Merry Christmas!...



Soundtrack: Scruffy's Evening Chill
Everyone needs to unwind after work and Scruffy's no different.  So, Harvey made him a tape of tracks he put together on the MADPlayer.  Here's one of Scruffy's favorites.  Enjoy!...

Episode 082 - Dirtily
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) discuss random strangers on Skype, Iron Man's gear and The Avengers 2, the reaction to Larry's performance in "The Reaping," the birth of MC Sleepy, a new word, Chong's raw deal and the disposition of Honey Boo Boo.  Enjoy!...


Episode 081 - Only The Really Experienced Porn Stars Do That
What started as a new Minisode has exploded into an almost hour long episode.  Following along from the cliffhanger ending of Episode 076, Larry and Chris discuss amusement park bathroom etiquette and security, superheroes running amok, the legality of defending another, the difference between murder and attempted murder, the Bat-Voice, slutty halloween costumes, Tony Todd and movie props.  Enjoy!...

Episode 080 - Navigating The Endless River
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) discuss the latest and last Pink Floyd album, The Endless River.  Also, they talk about concerts they've attended as well as some of the people Larry met during his radio days....

Episode 079 - It's A Work In Progress
Larry and Chris discuss Godzilla movies, the difference between Creature Features and Monster Movies, a potential new camera rig for speeding up production, nail wraps and creme soda.  Enjoy!...


Episode 078 - Daylight Happened, Twice.
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) continue recapping their weekend making "The Reaping."  They also discuss energy bars, the perils of parking too close and using drive-thrus.  Enjoy!...

Episode 077 - Bottled Water
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) discuss the filming of their new Horror short, "The Reaping" and their feelings on the DOT and public demonstrations.Also, today is Tina's Birthday!!!  Leave her a message on the Facebook page and let her know how you feel.  Enjoy!...

Episode 076 - The Less Whacky Not Quite As Funny Episode
As busy as we were last weekend with the 48 Hour Film Horror Project and our new Horror short, "The Reaping," we didn't actually have time for a new recording session.  So, Harvey dug into the archives and brought out this piece recorded after our chat with Jayson Palmer.  Larry and Chris discuss suspect police activity, workplace annoyances, and electric car charging.  Enjoy!Our new horror short, "The Reaping" will be screen along with fifteen other shorts at the Landmark Midtown Art Cinema in Atlanta on O...


Episode 075 - How We're Spending Our Fall Vacation - The Horror Project Warmup
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) discuss the preparations for the upcoming Atlanta 48 Hour Horror Project with special guest, Jayson Palmer!  This one's a short one as we're busy prepping for the new Pop Culture Architects movie.  We'll see you next week with a new episode and soon after, a new movie.  Enjoy!...

Episode 074 - The Return Of The Attack Of The Morningside Monster
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) welcome Jayson Palmer back to Studio A to continue the tale of bringing The Attack of the Morningside Monster to iTunes, Blu-Ray, Amazon, and other Video On Demand outlets and into your living room.  Join them as they discuss the process of film distribution, the impact of the growing film industry on the Independent film community, and Pop Culture Architects' preparations for the 48 Hour Horror Project.  Enjoy!...

Episode 073 - No, No, Tell Me All About Your Ass
Larry and Chris discuss the new Doctor, scary deer movies, Larry's leftover Italian food, the expanding DC movie universe, Tusk (sort of), fusion food, and the birth of another new product.  Enjoy!...


Episode 072 - Me Llamo Skippy
Larry and Chris talk about Rush Limbaugh - the author, the process of product creation, Naughty Soda's new aluminum bottles, the problems with mispronouncing Italian foods, Gump of the Lambs, and the compatibility of children and horror movies....

DemoniCon Part One
This is Part One of our new Listener Driven Story:  DemoniCon.  Our hero, Peter, gets ready to head out to DemoniCon.  Tell us how you think the story should continue by contacting us on our Facebook page or our Twitter feeds.  You'll find links on the sidebar.  Enjoy!...

Episode 071 - Roll In This It'll Make You Feel Better
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) engage in more brewery talk, rebooting Ghostbusters with a female cast, Larry's itchy legs, Saul's heritage, playing to stereotypes, the early arrival of PumpKing Beer and the marketplace's tendency to jump the gun on Holiday merchandise....


Episode 070 - Eww, Now It's On The Carpet
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) discuss the stains on Larry's carpet, Morrissey, ineffective narcotics, awkward Presidential press conferences, why superheroes in movies rarely fight crime, Vienna Sausages and Mad Dog, and the Naughty Soda brewery.  Plus, Larry announces an exciting new way for you to be a part of the podcast.  Enjoy!...

Episode 069 - I'm Not A Movie, I'm A Human Being
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) talk about the recent lack of Haroogys, the end of the cursed Red Bull, the people Larry has offended, Terminus, people's reaction to Larry's job, Samuel L. Jackson movies, promoting the show at DragonCon, plastic Cobras, COBRA and comic book law enforcement.  Enjoy!...

Episode 068 - Samuel L. Jackson Eats A Jelly Sammich
After Larry and (Marisa) eat breakfast, Larry and Chris turn up the funny discussing debunking Bigfoot, Obama making an attractive white man, the location of their listeners, Star Wars, Daniel Radcliffe and Samuel L. Jackson.  Enjoy!...


Episode 067 - They Should Put A Warning On These
Larry and Chris continue to wait for Bam to go to the Monty Python show.  They talk about concerts they've been attended, the mystery of AfroSheen, weirdness in Oz and the prospects of a middle-aged Harry Potter.  Then, a visit with Bam and his family....

Episode 066 - Why Does Everyone Make Fun Of The Way I Talk?
Larry and Chris talk about Gumping Star Wars, Beatrix Potter Barbie, Frozen Pints, a special flavor for Naughty Soda, Two-Face, the feminization of Thor, the new Captain America, and the current disposition of Joe Satriani.  Plus, a visit from Scruffy the Janitor....

Episode 065 - The Nazis Didn't Make It Down To Georgia
Larry and Chris wait for their time to go to the live Monty Python broadcast by recording a new episode.  They discuss Huey Lewis, Sprouts, Larry and Marisa's doggy sitting guest, forensics on television, the Canadianess of Wolverine, Larry's excursion to the Kiss concert, and whether or not Austin will go with them to the Monty Python show....


Episode 064 - Michael McDonald Is Kind Of A Strong Flavor
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) continue talking with musician/actor Chris Blackburn about Flash Drives, buying CDs in the 90s, the omnipresence of Michael McDonald in the 80s, and running sound for high school productions.  Enjoy!...

Episode 063 - SPOILERS!
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) and Chris Blackburn continue talking about Jimmie West Versus The Nuclear Mutant and other randomness.  Enjoy!...

Episode 062 - The 48 Hour Wrap-Up Part Two
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) continue their chat with Chris Blackburn about their shared experiences working on their entry in the 2014 48 Hour FIlm Project, Jimmie West Versus The Nuclear Mutant.  Keep checking back as our movie will be available for viewing very soon.  Enjoy!...


Episode 061 - The 48 Hour Wrap-Up Part One
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) welcome back Chris Blackburn to talk about their shared experience making Pop Culture Architects' entry for the 2014 48 Hour Film Project, Jimmie West Versus The Nuclear Mutant.  Enjoy!...

Episode 060 - All Work And No Play Make Jack A Dough Ball
Happy Birthday, Harvey!!!  We celebrate Harvey with another trip into the vaults.  In another blast from the past, Larry and Chris discuss the origins of the "world famous in Poland" line, the Monty Python Reunion, armor piercing bullets and the ending of Harry Potter.  Next week, Larry and Chris will be back with a brand new episode detailing their experiences as part of this year's Atlanta 48 Hour Film Project making Jimmie West Versus The Nuclear Mutant.  Enjoy!...

Episode 059 - I'm In Pain
While Larry and Chris and the rest of the Architects are busy producing their entry in the 48 Hour Film Project, we'll share with you this lost gem from the recording session for Episode 036 - POPCORN!  They talk about a commercial that Larry finds particularly disturbing and then Larry has a breakdown.  Enjoy and stay tuned for information on how you can see our new movie in just a couple of weeks!...


Episode 058 - The Tails Of Two Tales
This episode wraps up Larry and Chris' visit with the Daves and caps off their Anniversary recap of Year One.  Also, we have a visit from a potential new member of the Achieving Reality team.  Enjoy!...


Episode 057 - Live From Octagon Studios: Kristin Tinsley
Here's the second installment of Live From Octagon Studios!  This time our guest is guitarist, singer, songwriter and all-round good sport, Kristin Tinsley.  She plays three of her songs for us and shares her experiences as a musician.  The live performances were recorded and mastered by Skip Lapekas of Octagon Studios of Atlanta.  It's a real treat to be working with him.  This is another great show.  Enjoy!...

Episode 056 - BACON!!
Larry, Chris, Dave and Dave eat BACON and engage in goofy conversation.  Enjoy!...

Episode 055 - Dave's Here, Man!
After a flurry of "Dave's not here" jokes, Larry and Chris (and Marisa) play host to, not one, but two Daves.  Dave Bare drops in to talk about his new tabletop gaming product and Dave Sheets stops by to brew up a batch of Naughty Soda.  And, if that wasn't enough, everyone is getting ready for a photo shoot for Naughty Soda.  It's a mad house!  Here's a shot of Dave Bare's new gaming tiles with Naughty Soda's model, Eileen.Here's a shot of Dave Bare himself with his fabulous new product.  Dave will be doin...


Ringtone: Haroogy Alert
It's our 100th posting!  And here's a little present for the listeners, a new alert sound for your phone, tablet, computer, etc.  It's our new Haroogy sound put into a small mp3 so that you can censor yourself or others from your mobile device.  Enjoy and use regularly!...

Soundtrack: Disco Disco
It's Chris' Birthday!!!  And, in honor of the occasion, we're posting a few little Extras for your amusement.  To start with, we're giving you one of Chris' favorite MADPlayer tracks to kick off Volume Two of our Soundtrack collection.  Disco Disco has been featured in several of our Episodes and is now a stand alone file.  Enjoy!...


Episode 054 - The Anniversary Show Part Two
Larry and Chris continue the recap of Achieving Reality:  The Podcast!'s first year.  They cover everything from the Soundtrack entries to Larry's Rants.  Yes, friends there will be a Part Three to wrap things up, but it probably won't be next week.  We have something a little special in mind for Friday.  Stay tuned and Enjoy!...

Soundtrack: Electro-Snare (Single Edit)
We're giving you a twofer tonight and rounding out our Soundtrack Volume One Collection with another tune heard on Episode 043 - The Achieving Reality Variety Special.  It is the final track of The Soundtrack Volume One.  But, fear not.  Volume Two is on it's way.  Enjoy...

Soundtrack: Podcast!
Here's another present for you.  Our month-long Anniversary celebration continues with this little ditty from Episode 043 - The Achieving Reality Variety Special.  It's presented here as an addition to our Soundtrack Volume One Collection.  Enjoy!...


Minisode 004 - The Way We Were
Today is the day!  This is our first anniversary!  And, in honor of our first anniversary, and Larry's Birthday, we take you back to where it all began with clips from the very first episode.  Some you've heard.  Some you haven't.  It almost feels like the first time all over again.  Enjoy!  And, HAPPY BIRTHDAY, LARRY!!!...

Episode 053 - The Anniversary Show Part One
Welcome to Year Two!  This is our Anniversary Show (Part One)  Larry and Chris attempt to recap the first year of the podcast!  We appreciate all of your support over the year and look forward to giving you more of the nonsense you've come to expect.  Enjoy!...

Episode 052 - I Didn't Come To Dawsonville For A Philosophical Dilemma
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) discuss the language of dogs, revamping the Vatican, a day trip to Dawsonville, Monty Python's Reunion, and the origins of Palm Sunday.  And, that'll wrap up Year One of the Podcast.  We have plenty of stuff left with which to celebrate our Anniversary.  So, stay tuned for special goodies all month.  Enjoy!...


Minisode 005 - Did I Say Batarang?
In this Minisode, you'll get some insight into who Larry would like to see as the next Batman.I know what you're thinking.  What happened to Minisode 004?  We're saving it.  As you know, May marks the anniversary of Achieving Reality:  The Podcast!  And, we'll be bringing you some great extras to help you celebrate.  Keep you're eyes glued to this page for more.  Enjoy!...

Episode 051 - Hey, Does This Pole Still Work?
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) discuss Chris' sleep schedule, some video podcast Larry watched, Columbo, sugar, the developing relationship between Molly and Marisa, Klinger, discount tuition, possible course studies for Marisa, and ancient Olympians....

Episode 050 - BEER CAKE!
Continuing on from Episode 049 - Sodium Carbodarboflate, the cooking continues as Larry and Chris (and Marisa) experiment with baking.  They boldly attempt to tame the mythological beast known as the BEER CAKE!Join us for what may be the first cake baking session caught on a podcast.  Delight to the trepidation as beer and beer powder go somewhere they probably shouldn't.Thrill to the sound of nervous laughter as the resulting baked good is sampled by those responsible for it.  Will Karma reward or punish t...


Minisode 003 - Ewww, And It's All Sticky
To keep you going until the weekend, we give you a quick Minisode!  Join Larry and Chris as they await Marisa's return from the grocery store with the goodies for their cake.  Enjoy!...

Larry Takes On The Government
Here's a new edition of Larry Rants to help you through the aftermath of Tax Day.  Larry has his say about the current state of our government.  Enjoy!...


Episode 047 - Live From Octagon Studios: The Glorious Failures
This episode, Larry and Chris (and Marisa) present the first episode of their new podcast, Live From Octagon Studios.  This is a music and interview podcast with audio recorded at Octagon Studios of Atlanta, interview segments mixed by Chris and live music mixed by Skip Lapekas.  On the premiere episode, they hear from the country duo, The Glorious Failures.This is a project we have put a great deal of work into and it would never have come to pass without the help of Skip Lapekas of Octagon Studios, our ca...

Episode 046 - Frank Miller Told Us To F&$k Off
Larry and Chris discuss Harold Ramis, Food Network shows, disappearing planes, the Oscars' lack of interest in Batmen, Bill Macy toilet humor and Buckaroo Banzai while Larry has breakfast.  Plus, a sneak peek at our new project!  Enjoy!...


Episode 045 - We're Pretty Happy, For The Most Part
In this episode taken from the Episode 038 recording session, Larry and Chris discuss why older albums are better, making "real world" Teletubbies, Sound Effects, What Harvey's Like, Mike Rowe, Star Wars Personality Quizzes and Coffee Beans.We're very busy working on our new Top Secret Project and we hope to bring you a sneak preview next week.  Until then, take a listen to this brand new episode, fresh from the vaults.  Enjoy!...

Episode 044 - The Incredible Noise You Are Going To Make
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) discuss coffee grinding, As Seen On TV puppy pads, dogs, selling on Craigslist, Top Gear, Magic:  The Gathering, Larry's local comic shop and the nature of paste.  Enjoy!Larry was finally able to get close enough to Molly the Kitty to snap a quick pic with his phone....

Episode 043 - The Achieving Reality Variety Special!
This week Harvey has put together a special episode for you.  As Larry and Chris talk about the usual stuff:  tax strips, Barry Manilow, hunting cameras, and cicadas, enjoy all-new editions of some of your favorite segments!...


Episode 042 - Discussing EHMM Theory With Brockton McKinney
Larry and Chris welcome a special guest, EHMM Theory writer, Brockton McKinney!  They discuss EHMM Theory and Brockton's other projects.  Plus, they do a fair amount of chatting about beer and collectibles.  EHMM Theory fans can get the scoop on what's coming up in Volume Two and learn a bit about the guy who puts the words on the page.  Check out EHMM Theory at Action Lab Comics, Comixology and Lost Story Studios.  Enjoy!...

Larry's New Ringtone
As a bonus for our listeners, the ringtone Chris Blackburn created for Larry in Episode 41 - I Hate You Both is available for your phone.  Download it now in mp3 format!...

Episode 041 - I Hate You Both
Chris Blackburn puts away his guitar and chats with Larry and Chris about roller coasters, the origins of Molly, music, the Silver Skillet, Larry and Blackburn's past and the birth of another new product.  Enjoy!Next week, we'll have another extra special guest.  So, stay tuned!...


Harvey's Jam
I left the MADPlayer at Harvey's Thursday night and he took it upon himself to see what he could do with it.  I received this in my morning's e-mail.  Let's see what you think....

Episode 040 - Moderate Despondence
Long ago in a post I wrote that one day we'd introduce you to the person responsible for our theme music.  This is the day!  Larry and Chris welcome Pop Culture Architects' resident musician, Chris Blackburn to the podcast.  They discuss the number of Chrises to appear on the show, SoundLab, past misadventures, Atlanta's music venues, Co-Star Acting Game Records, what must've happened to Foghat, the sobriety of rock stars, the McDonald Playland of the seventies, and a new product is born.Chris graces us wit...


Ode To A Hornet
This is Chris Blackburn's first song from Episode 040 - Moderate Despondence.  This is presented in a higher bitrate than our episodes in an attempt to do the music justice.  Enjoy and find more of Chris' work at his site ChrisBlackburn.com....

Siren's Call
This is Chris Blackburn's second song from Episode 040 - Moderate Despondence.  This is presented in a higher bitrate than our episodes in an attempt to do the music justice.  Enjoy and find more of Chris' work at his site ChrisBlackburn.com....

Minisode 001 - We're Just Waiting On A Friend
In this enchanting prelude to Episode 040, Larry and Chris await the arrival of their special guest.  In the meantime, Larry takes a personality quiz and they debate the nutritional value of NesQuik....


Episode 039 - Dave's Not Here (or Snow Day)
Larry and Chris' guest was called away on an emergency, leaving the boys with no other option than to tell their (not so) harrowing tales of Atlanta's Snow Storm Debacle.  Also, they briefly share their thoughts on Michael Jai White.  Grab a blanket and your headphones and Enjoy!...

Episode 038 - Jokers, Heroes And Dives
Larry and Chris talk about Chris' meeting with The Tenderloins (aka The Impractical Jokers).  They also discuss restaurant makeover shows, dive bars, The Tenderloins (again), Hookahs, The Tenderloins (yet again), superhero tech, Man of Steel and Rebooting Jason.  Chris Meets The TenderloinsAlso, Chris would like to give a shout out to Jiggy.  He was the opening act for the show and Chris could not remember his name during the record.  His act is very funny and you should check him out at his Twitter feed or...

Larry's Winter Rant
You've heard all about the winter fiasco in Atlanta.  Now, Larry has something to say.  Enjoy!...


Episode 037 - While We're Taking A Break From Actual Content
Larry and Chris discuss a variety of things on this rather mellow episode:  Bob Ross, their new Roland microphones, making Naughty Soda, attending The Morningside Monster premiere, The Lego Movie, their new Twitter followers, Marisa's lunch plans, Adam Carolla and Man Of Steel....

Ramblings Of A Broken Mind II
Larry's been having trouble sleeping again.  Guess it's time for a second Ramblings.  Grab your headphones to experience his sleep deprived madness to it's fullest.  Enjoy!...

Episode 036 - POPCORN!
This week we keep it short and sweet (and buttery and salty).  Larry and Chris (and Marisa) discuss POPCORN in this popcorn-centric episode.  They also talk about concussions, Lite-Brites and hideous Christmas gifts. This week we attended the premiere of The Morningside Monster.  We had a blast!  Below is a picture of The Plaza Theater and the movie's star.  Above, you'll find a picture of the slippers we discuss in the opening of this week's show.  Enjoy!...


Tina's Boogie
Check out the new tune Harvey put together!  He was really appreciative of all the new tech Tina bought him.  So, he made this as his way of saying thank you.  I'm sure Tina would say, "You're Welcome!"Also, if you're in the Atlanta area Tuesday, don't miss the World Premiere of The Morningside Monster at The Plaza Theater at 7:00pm and 9:45pm.  Tickets available through Brown Paper Tickets....

Episode 035 - Of Drones And Droids
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) discuss the possible problems with drone package delivery system, a new t-shirt slogan/get well message and Anime.  Harvey's been working hard to learn the new tech Tina got him for Christmas.  We hope you like it.  Enjoy!...

Episode 034 - It's Like Dinner At Prince's House
This week, Larry and Chris (and Marisa) discuss the crap on Chris' new tablet, monetizing the podcast, the lack of progress on their movie, an extreme alternate sexuality, the new home of the Braves, how they keep getting off topic and their general lack of a topic.  The episode's up an hour early this week as I've come down with that thing that's going around and I need sleep.  Enjoy!...


Episode 033 - We Wish You A Merry Clip Show
We celebrate the holiday season by letting Harvey resurrect some of his favorite "lost" bits from our previous shows.  Tina got him some new filters and gear for Christmas and he's been eager to put it to use.  We'll hear from previous guests Talon Dunning, Scott Davis, Chris Ethridge and Jayson Palmer as well as Chris, Larry (and Marisa).  Topics include:  Greg the Bunny, the origins of Harvey and The Listener, the Road Trip, Zero Hour and why we do things the way we do.  Enjoy!...

Episode 032 - A Conversation With The Morningside Monsters (Part Two)
Larry and Chris continue their conversation with Jayson Palmer and Chris Ethridge of Blue Dusk Productions and the creative team behind The Morningside Monster.  Learn more behind the scenes info, insights into filmmaking and about Jayson's love for Friday the 13th and 24.  You can learn even more by visiting The Morningside Monster Facebook page.  Grab your headphones and Enjoy!...

Episode 031 - A Conversation With The Morningside Monsters (Part One)
This is a very special episode of Achieving Reality:  The Podcast!  Larry and Chris (and Marisa) sit down with independent filmmakers Chris Ethridge and Jayson Palmer to discuss the business of making movies and their new film, The Morningside Monster!  As you will recall, in Episode 010 - Remembrances Of Morningside, Larry and Chris discussed a visit to the set.  Now, you can hear the details from the source.  Above, you'll see an image taken during that visit of actor Mike Stanley.Please visit The Morning...


Episode 030 - East Bound And Down Is Now A Duet With Rip Taylor And Jerry Reed
This episode, Larry and Chris (and Marisa) continue their visit with Scott Davis and touch upon such important topics as gaining super powers, the naming of episodes, our over-reliance on visual humor, Rip Taylor, Jerry Lewis, Memorials, and what beers you can get in kegs, including Billy Beer!...

Episode 029 - Doesn't That Sound Like Something Tina Would Have Said?
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) welcome back Independent Film Actor and fellow Architect, Scott Davis!  Together they discuss Scott's recent bout with Cancer.  Also, they discuss previous podcasts, Chris' day job relocating, having Austin back on the show, Rip Taylor, and more about dog shit.  Grab your headphones and Enjoy!...

Episode 028 - Mr. Toad Dies At The End
This week, Larry and Chris discuss John Wayne's age, Hart to Hart, Bruce Jenner, a potential Police Academy reboot, Count Floyd, the plural of various words, the lack of effectiveness of the Predator's doomsday weapon, the Pacific Princess, Disneyland, the history of Get Smart relaunches, just what happened to Randy Quaid, and vintage aftershaves.  Grab your headphones, take a seat and Enjoy!...


Episode 027 - What The F#ck's a Chachi?
You know the routine by now!  Grab your headphones, plop yourself down and have a listen.  This time Larry and Chris discuss celebrities doing kids' entertainment, sequelizing failed movies, Marisa's plans for the afternoon, spicy chips, almond milk, the disappearance of Chuck Cunningham, napping, Freddy vs. Jason, Halloween III: Season of the WItch, the Carrie remake, Kevin Mulkey, the virtues of "bad" movies and products that don't advertise.  Enjoy!Also, I'd like to recommend that you Whovians out there ...

Episode 026 - But There Was A Gummo Marx
Larry and Chris (and Marisa) discuss almond milk, decorative spiders, foamy coffee, dog shit, melon cutters, raw dog food, talking zombies, children in movie theaters, reenactment hecklers, fruits vs. vegetables, the legality of raffles, Zeppo Marx, Garrison Keillor, the dead bird Larry found, Viking funerary practices, The Blob, and the Nightmare on Elm Street reboot.  That's a lot for one episode so hang on to your hats and grab your headphones.  The funny's gonna flow.  Enjoy!...

Episode 025 - I Like To Watch Squirrels Sometimes
Larry and Chris discuss James Bond, decorating for Halloween, government shutdowns, a replacement for Dexter, the prospect of carbonating vodka, catching air, text alerts, Axe products and Squirrels.  Sorry this one's a couple of hours late, but I've had a heck of a week.  I'll explain later.  For now, Enjoy!...


Episode 024 - What's In The Box?
Larry and Chris discuss the rules of liquor store ownership and Larry's Halloween decorating plans as Larry has a fit of delusional parasitosis.  There's plenty of surprises in store this time and, as always, plenty of weirdness.  Enjoy!...

Episode 023 - Zomething Different
Larry and Chris discuss the minutia of public drinking laws, the demise of Zima, the sodium content of flavored popcorn, the anthropomorphizing of pets, frozen pancakes, the Kessel Run and the cat population of Larry's neighborhood.  Marisa sits in on this one.  It's also presented in the miracle of binaural audio.  Enjoy!...

Episode 022 - Birds With Friends
This is what happens when a neighborhood emergency intrudes upon our recording session. It's slice of life with Larry and Chris playing Words With Friends and Marisa dealing with an avian emergency. This is a binaural podcast. Enjoy!Note to our listeners:  The animal hospital found someone to take in the bird and I beat Larry in our Words With Friends game....


Episode 021 - A Spalding Gray Routine Written By A Three Year-Old
Tina's in a musical mood and Larry and Chris (and Marisa) continue their conversation from last week.  They discuss old movies, blu-rays, dinner arrangements, potential contests, dog leads, the noises their phones make and Gene Simmons' tongue.  They cover a lot of ground this time.  It's binaural.  Grab your headphones.  Enjoy!...

Episode 020 - Chorducken
Larry and Chris are back at the table and discussing new products, pie-fights, John Denver and chicken alternatives.  We've got some new music in the background and a few surprises for you.  It's fun for all.  Grab your headphones for a binaural experience.  Enjoy!...

Episode 019 - My Dinner With Andre On The Hindenburg
Larry and Chris spend an evening dog-sitting and talking about comics, the virtues of eating potato chips during a record and, of course Batman/Batfleck.  The Listener is in attendance this time.  So, grab your headphones.  Excuse the noise in the background, dogs don't understand the need for a quiet recording environment.  Enjoy!...


Episode 018 - Doctor Franken-Larry!
This week we give you our long awaited clip show!  Except, unlike other shows that just rehash old material, we bring you unheard clips from our previous shows.  It's like a brand new show, but it ain't!  We're releasing this one an hour early to celebrate Friday the 13th and the weddings of our friends, Jayson and April.  Congrats!  Oh, and Enjoy!...

Episode 017 - They Don't Know We're Famous
Larry and Chris return from their trip to Athens, GA, richer for the experience and poorer for having shopped at Wuxtry.  This one's a real randomizer with no one topic being kept to for any good length of time.  Chuckles a-plenty.  This is another Road Trip Episode so there is a bit of noise, but Harvey's getting pretty good at cleaning these things up.  So, sit back and listen.  Or, if you're really ambitious, drive out to Athens, turn around and follow along.  Either way, Enjoy!...

Episode 016 - BEER!
Larry and Chris try to have a chat at Larry's day job, quite unsuccessfully. But, there are patrons at Blind Murphy's willing to fill the void....


Episode 015 - The Savior Went Down To Georgia
Larry and Chris hit the road again on a trip that seemingly goes on forever.  They seek out for adventure but encounter only the normal minutia of everyday life.  To most of it, they are unkind.  They're not sure where they are going, but, as they say, getting there is half the fun.  Enjoy!If you're finding us as a result of our being featured in the Featured Podcast Directory here on Podbean, you may want to start with an earlier episode.  This one was recorded on the road and isn't up to the same audio st...

An Old Friend Revisited
I often like to tinker with things just to see what can be made of them.  In the pursuit of this, I dug out the original file for one of the songs we've used in a few of our music beds and shined it up a bit.  A few filters and effects later and you have this - Jungle 03 (Phaser Remix).  Add it to your expanding Achieving Reality Soundtrack.  Enjoy!...

Episode 014 - How We Earned Our Geekdom
Larry and Chris conclude the conversation with Fantasy Illustrator, Talon Dunning with more talk of comics, comic movies, Friday the 13th, Robocop and how they entered into the Geek Lifestyle.  We'd like to thank again our special guest and fellow Architect, Talon for the generous donation of his time.  And, we invite you to check out his work on his website, www.talonart.com.  Next week, we'll be bringing you our regularly scheduled ramblings.  Enjoy!...


Episode 013 - The First Star Wars Sequel
Larry and Chris continue their conversation with Fantasy Artist, Talon Dunning over dinner.  They discuss the future of Star Wars, the past of "Weird Al" and the sideways of Lost.  Join us for a bite!  This is a binaural podcast so it sounds even better on your headphones.  Enjoy!...

Episode 012 - Talon Meets The Listener
This week, we have a special guest, notable fantasy illustrator and Pop Culture Architect, Talon Dunning!  Take your place at the table and listen as we discuss the state of superhero movies, gaming and other bits of randomness. Also, for the occasion, we have a brand new music courtesy of the MADPlayer. This is part one of our chat.  So, be sure to come back next week for the continuation.Talon meets our listener stand-in and wearer of our binaural rig, otherwise referred to as "The Listener."...

New Music!
Here's a sample of the new bed music we'll begin using soon.  Don't worry.  The MADPlayer isn't going anywhere and we'll mix in some of the old with the new, but there's only so many times you can hear the same ol' backing music without losing your otherwise calm demeanor.  Enjoy!...


Episode 011 - 170 oz.
Larry and Chris discuss, well, mostly what Larry wants for lunch.  Marisa joins in on the conversation which, frankly, doesn't get very far.  This is another binaural recording so grab your headphones and take your seat at the end of the table, uh, studio.  Enjoy!...

Episode 008 - Arc-Weld
Larry and Chris take the show on the road, literally!  Join them as they grab a bite to eat and hit the road to Mableton, GA.  The sound quality is a little iffy on this one, but Harvey's done what he could to clean it up for you.  Enjoy!P.S.  We'll get back to uploading more extras next week.  For those extras fans out there, I threw in a little surprise about twenty minutes in....


Episode 007 - Spam-A-Lot
Larry and Chris return to the Banana Room and clean out their spam folders.  This is another binaural podcast.  Put on your headphones and be transported to Larry's infamous Nerd Cell.  Enjoy!...

Vocabu-Larry 4!
It's time for two new words from the PCA Lexicon!  Grab your word-a-day notebook and prepare to be learned a thing or two....

Episode 006 - Reply Hazy, Quit Asking
As an apology for the lack of updates this week, I have put together an extra long, binaural podcast.  Joined again by Marisa, we chat about everything from Magic 8 Balls to Larry's lack of ambition in matters of making coffee.  It's guaranteed to be the Stalloniest episode yet!  Put on your headphones and take your place at the head of the table.  Enjoy!...


Episode 005 - Reality By Concensus
Although Larry and I are hard at work writing our next 48 Hour Masterpiece, you, gentle listener are not forgotten.  We have a special treat for you!  We present this podcast to you in the miracle of binaural "3D" audio.  Grab your headphones and it'll sound like you're at the head of the table as Larry and I are joined again by Marisa and we continue our normal nonsense.  Response was good from the earlier tests we did and so Harvey produced a long form version.  You can still listen on speakers, if you mu...

Vocabu-Larry 3!
Now, it's time for our third installment of Edu-tainment.  Larry's back with his pal the Speak n' Tongues and they are ready to introduce you to more words from the PCA Lexicon.  Enjoy!...

Episode 004 - Lik-M-Aid
Mrs. Larry, otherwise known as the oft spoken about Marisa, joins Larry and Chris as they explore the joys of Lik-M-Aid Fun Dip and expound upon the usual nonsense.  Apologies for the barrage of crinkly paper noise, but we got a little caught up in the concept of sugar-coated sugar.  Enjoy!...


Larry Needs A Shirt!
Larry's up on the pickle bucket again.  This time he has a bone to pick with his local stores.  Lend him your ear....

More Rain For James
My friend James said he liked the binaural rain file I did a while back.  And, since it rained tonight, I went out and captured a larger file.  This one is a gentle rain with the sound of tree frogs off to your left.  There is the sound of the occasional plane overhead.  It doesn't do much for one's relaxation, but it is a good demo of the technology.  Enjoy!...

More Vocabu-Larry!
We proudly present another installment in our continuing education series.  Larry expands your mind with not one, but two new words from the PCA Lexicon.  Enjoy!...


Windbird
Sometimes when working with the MADPlayer, it generates music that is not really right for our background music.  Today, I had that happen.  But, instead of locking it away in the archives for use on another project, I decided to have a little fun with it.  So, I split it up into it's four basic tracks.  I used a bit of our binaural technology to spatially arrange them around the listener.  I added sound effects of the surf and seagulls.  Then, I gave it a really pretentious New Age-y sounding name.  This i...

Episode 003 - Desperate, But Not Serious
Larry and Chris continue their chat with Austin Wimberly and Scott Davis and actually get to the topic - the 80s.  They discuss the music, foods and fads as well as a story or two about growing up in the decade of me.  Enjoy!...

Larry Rants Again!
Being a full service podcast, we try to present as diverse a product as possible.  In that spirit, we present the second entry in Larry Rants.  This time Larry tells you about a commercial that made him smile.  That's right, this is a positive rant (more of a rave, actually).  Enjoy! - Chris...


Vocabu-Larry!
In honor of my birthday (and yes it is my birthday), we are presenting yet another new feature - Vocabu-Larry!  These short lessons will introduce you to a new part of the PCA Lexicon and broaden your vocabulary, entertainment and education going hand in hand.  What could be better?  Enjoy! - Chris...

Larry Rants!
Larry's starting a side project, an Achieving Reality Extra, if you will.  It's edgy, vulgar, honest, and entertaining.  It's called "Larry Rants."   Larry gets out the old pickle bucket (we don't have a soap box) and lets you know exactly what he thinks, whether he's pissed or delighted.  So, we offer you our new feature.  It's not for the kiddies....

Some Questions Answered
I've been asked by some listeners about two things:  who does our music and what is this 48 Hour Film thing you guys keep going on about.  To answer the second question first, the 48 Hour Film Project is an international short film competition/festival that I and the other Architects take part in each year.  We compete in the Atlanta leg of the festival and are gearing up again for this year.  The competition involves filmmakers assembling teams and on the kickoff day, the teams are given a line of dialogue...


Episode 002 - Monkey Steals The Peach
Larry and Chris welcome their guests, Über-Producer, Austin "Bam" Wimberly and Independent film actor, Scott Davis.  Together, they will attempt to discuss the 80's....

Testing Out The New Tech
When I heard the thunder in the distance tonight, I thought it would be an excellent opportunity to test our new binaural microphone rig.  What follows is an audio clip of the storm approaching and hitting.  It gets a bit noisy towards the end as the wind really kicked up and I haven't properly shielded the mics yet.  So, grab your headphones and give it a listen.  It'll sound like you're standing out in the rain with me like a couple of idiots. Proper binaural microphones can reproduce audio in a fully ...

Episode 001 - The Unaired Pilot
May 18th, 2013 - Larry and Chris discuss the contents of Larry's infamous "Banana Room" and do a little online shopping.UPDATE:  Somehow, our original file for this podcast disappeared from the site.  So, Harvey took the opportunity to "tune it up" a bit.  It's the same content, just a little clearer....