The After Lodge Podcast

Episode 165 - Bro. Bryan Simmons

  • Opening: Mr. Brightside (The Killers)
  • Bro. Bryan Simmons joins the crew to discuss leveraging social media and bringing a Lodge to the modern era
  • The most popular Masonic Facebook page in the world
  • Bro. Simmons succeeds in making the After Lodge Lodge self conscious
  • Harlan reviews his time on Masonic Jury Duty (it was about Facebook)
  • Don't represent yourself . . . you have a fool for a client
  • In one Grand Lodge, the Grand Master IS the Masonic Trial
  • Annual scheduled degree nights/seasons - can they work?
  • Dealing with the "old guard" in your Lodge
  • Lodge with out minutes is nothing short of clandestine
  • Why Lodge arguments are actually a good sign in most cases
  • The merits of "Masonic Federalism"
  • Closing: Tribute (Tenacious D)
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Episode 164 - Hiram's Angels

  • Opening: Little Honda (The Beach Boys)
  • Bro. Nathan (irc; Mytos) shows up to harass the crew
  • Broken promises and missed opportunities
  • What ever happened to Solfire?!
  • An introduction to the Widow's Sons Motorcycle Rider's Association
  • Tony shows up late and asks if he can join on his moped
  • Misconceptions about the Widow's Sons
  • Charitable works of the Sons
  • The sign catastrophe - what happens when you hit and run
  • More reasons to hang out on IRC
  • Closing: Wanted Dead or Alive (Bon Jovi)
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Episode 163 - The Other Father Tony

Episode 162 - Square and Kadashes

  • Opening: Rocket Man (cover by Iron Horse)
  • Nick (/u/swimbikerunrun) has a personal coach . . . a lady coach
  • Freemasonry niche-clubs, chess, running, etc.
  • Which Bing Bang Theory characters represent the guys from your Lodge?
  • Do you have wi-fi at your Lodge?
  • Bruce's plans to carry the milk on the Martian colony
  • We cause our usual ruckus at the District Meeting
  • Tony begins texting the cast throughout the show, but never joins
  • Harlan blows the lid off of Rev. Tony's social facade
  • Nick gets trolled by a Rainbow Girl . . . like some other guys we know
  • How does your wife respond when you randomly encounter new Masons in public?
  • Harlan leads the Council of Kadosh - and he knows basically nothing about it
  • Henceforth: the instruments shall be known as: THE SQUARE AND KADASHES
  • What to do if you don't feel like going to Lodge? Go to Lodge
  • We plug Slack (the app), use it for your Lodge, you won't be sorry
  • Recap: why Ohio is always wrong
  • Closing: Take Me (Korn)
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Episode 161 - The Return of Jorge

  • Opening: White and Nerdy (Weird Al Yankovic)
  • Jorge is back for more After Lodge good times!
  • Harlan plays the accidental racist . . . again
  • Learning "illicit metrics" and how to convert them to standard measurements
  • Jorge shaved his beard and is no longer mistaken for I.S.I.S.
  • Where did we (Freemasons) come from, anyways?!
  • Closing: Wake Up Call (Maroon 5)
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Episode 160 - Carpet Bagging

  • Opening: Ain't No Rest for the Wicked (Cage The Elephant)
  • Someone should explain to Nick (/u/swimbikerunrun) what a "Carpet Bagger" is
  • Bro. Riley calls in sick
  • Harlan explains the absence of show postings recently
  • The Lodge put together a "Meal Train" for Harlan's family during the hospital stay, it's a cool idea for your Lodge
  • Harlan reflects on his "single dad" experience . . . he wasn't fond of it
  • Tony shows up with spiritual insights and poop stories
  • Who eats dessert at a restaurant?!
  • "The 47th Problem of The Eucharist"
  • We take turns explaining Carpet Bagger to Nick . . . and Tony does it wrong
  • More pancake conspiracies
  • If millennials were to start Freemasonry today, what symbols would they use?
  • Intellectual property laws and the Square and Compass
  • Nick visits a "family" Lodge in Italy and almost gets disappeared
  • DeMolay presentations, and why you should invite the boys to your Lodge
  • Does your ritual also include floor work?
  • The Chaplain and the Lost Tribes of Israel, or just one in particular
  • Countenancing disloyalty and rebellion
  • Where to find the Manly P. Hall lectures (for free)
  • How to keep guys around after Lodge
  • Budgeting and tax advice, but you should consult your own accountant
  • Intentional racism seems to sound less bad than the accidental racism that comes up from time to time
  • Closing: Forget You (Cee Lo Green)
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Episode 159 - The Demise of Cracker Jacks

  • Opening: Long Hard Times to Come (Gangstagrass)
  • Why does Tony get to have all the fun with the most awesome job ever?!
  • What happens when your Lodge turns back in to a pumpkin at midnight?
  • Ass. Producer Marshall physically drags Harlan out of open Lodge
  • G.P.A.C. attempts to ask Harlan if the Lodge can spare $15k - you can imagine the rest
  • Cracker Jacks are the reason that people do heroine
  • Harlan discovers Gangstagrass - it isn't what Bruce thought
  • Wrongs in the Scottish Rite?
  • More De Hoyos fan-boi-ism
  • Today was International Women's Day . . . don't worry, we didn't know either
  • What was William Morgan really planning to expose?
  • Local Arch Diocese re-affirms ban on Freemasonry
  • A manual on how to kill your Lodge, in 10 easy steps!
  • What the hell is going on in Italy, anyways?
  • Closing: Bound to Ride (Gangstagrass)
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Episode 158 - Harlan Made a New Mason

  • Opening: The Catalyst (Linkin Park)
  • We're back on the air with Nick after an extended hiatus
  • Harlan's son was born last week . . . and apparently the show does not go on without him
  • Nick is made an official part of the crew by Harlan's daughter
  • Harlan's daughter has a big crush on Worshipful Producer Bruce
  • Move over old dog, the new dog is moving in (to your office)
  • Plugging for the Scottish Rite Research Society
  • We finally found food for our Lodge's big annual dinner
  • Harlan misses Lodge . . . twice, it's a new record
  • For some reason, we start discussing midwiffery and babies
  • Did you know George Washington was a Mason?!
  • We meet a trucker from out of town, and it's not /u/The_Past_Master
  • When you see a crowd of people running, it might be a good idea to follow them
  • Nick witnesses a real life dues increase conversation, it was exactly like you've always heard
  • Tiered dues structures - can you, should you?
  • Harlan has been on a news fast, can it last?
  • Closing: Cat's In the Cradle (Harry Chapin)
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Episode 157 - Charlatanism

Episode 156 - Who's Driving This Train?!

  • Opening: Move it on Over (Hank Williams)
  • Intern Producer Nick (/u/swimbikerunrun) joins us again for another round of After Lodge banter
  • G.P.A.C. continues shedding tears about his electoral defeat to R.W. Landscaper Josh
  • Jeff Cartman is back, and somehow made it past the extensive balloting process for our Lodge
  • Harlan begins the process of hounding Jeff about his dues money (he's been a member for 2 days)
  • Tony reviews the terms of when you "have" to give a Brother money
  • We discuss the mysteries of the Lodge by-laws
  • The chili cook-off is right around the corner, and the trash talking has commenced
  • Nobody is really producing the show these days . . . now hiring!
  • Bro. David Riley proclaims that Freemasonry is, indeed, a feminist institution
  • Nick shares the results from his Millennial Masonic survey
  • Closing: Come As You Are (Nirvana)
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