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You Simply Must

Landree Fleming and Drew Johnson have contrasting ideas of what makes something exceptional. Join them every week, as they alternate turns attempting to force the other to love something.
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Dec 28, 2016

Erik forces Drew to take a Myers-Briggs Type Indicator questionnaire, and to say goodbye to him as co-host.

Also: Jewel Poem or Unnuhh?, A Very Specific Internet Weirdo Check-In, and the boys take the Co-Host Friendship Exit Exam

Dec 21, 2016

Drew forces Erik to watch the 2013 Doctor Who Christmas Special, "The Time of the Doctor."

Also: White Elephant Curses, Doctor Who or Dr. Frasier Crane?, and Erik Makes an Announcement

Dec 14, 2016

Erik forces Drew to watch the 1977 TV special Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas.

Also: Huey Lewis and the Harper Valley PTA, Drew's Christmas List, and An Exciting Facebook Message...From an Angel?

Dec 8, 2016

Drew forces Erik to make and eat a selection of various flavored popcorns. Plus, the boys watch the "The Boy-Mayor of Second Life" episode of web series Monster Factory.

Also: Popcorn Facts, Harvey Fierstein Orders Waffle Fries, and An Exciting Email

Dec 1, 2016

Erik forces Drew to look into his family history with a genealogical presentation brought to us by the experts at Wells Research Associates.

Also: Thanksgiving Recaps, On-Camera Panic Attacks, and Nature Photography Contest Final Results

Nov 23, 2016

Drew forces Erik to watch the Scrubs Thanksgiving-themed episode "My Day Off."

Also: The boys prepare for Thanksgiving, Erik's love language is eating old fruit, and What Makes You Happy?

Catch Drew onstage in Turtle at Redtwist Theatre, through December 30th.

Check out our friends over at the Deep Dish podcast. In this week's episode, Drew guest co-hosts with Landree Fleming. Listen on iTunes or here.

Nov 16, 2016

Erik forces Drew to take a fall foliage photography hike through the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago.

Also: The Chicago Cubs are still in the World Series, Which State is the Flattest?, and Regional Potato Chip Tasting

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Nov 2, 2016

Drew forces Erik to learn and play the You Simply Must "Intermission Theme" on acoustic guitar.

Also: An unsettlingly sincere conversation about houseplants, Chicago Cubs World Series Preview, and a listener-submitted What's Up With That Sign, Alabama?

Oct 26, 2016

Drew forces return Guest Co-Host Jacquelyne Jones to watch the 1978 film Halloween.

Also: Spooky Sound Effects, Which One's Scarier?, and the REAL reason that Drew doesn't like scary movies

Oct 19, 2016

Special Guest Co-Host Michaela Petro forces Drew to eat a Tabasco Cream Pie from First Slice Pie Café.

Also: Drew Issues a Formal Apology, Internet Weirdo Check-In (Chicago Fire Edition), and An Exciting Email

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