The After Lodge Podcast

Episode 169 - In the Before Times

  • Opening: Come with Me Now (Kongos)
  • Harlan returns to broadcasting from the Secretary's desk
  • Cartman comes back to hang out After Lodge
  • Nick crashes the party with his 3DK pals
  • Harlan debates the merits of Templary and other baseless fancifulness with Jason M.
  • The 3DK hosts ridicule Libertarians for a while
  • "In the before times . . . " (anytime before 1988)
  • The Chaplain crashes the party, and Harlan's desk and violates the East
  • How much does a Knights Templar uniform cost?
  • And of course, we have to discuss the spoils of the big fair - Cartman offers a new member's perspective
  • . . . and back to more Libertarian bashing. Sheesh, guys!
  • Ethnic "towns" in New York City, it's all about the food
  • NEW: G.P.A.C. does the outro!
  • Closing: Click Click Boom (Saliva)
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Episode 168 - On Secretaries and Shortcuts

  • Opening: Seven Nation Army (The White Stripes)
  • The crew broadcasts from new and interesting places
  • The first fair proves fruitful on the new membership front
  • Sometimes you can't win as Secretary - the story of the failed good deed
  • It's G.P.A.C.'s birthday, nobody remembered, so he tries to be subtle
  • Harlan does a visual demonstration of the Knickerbuddy Bar . . . on audio
  • A Brother's first Lodge contact in 20 years: a dues notice
  • Our secretary is two papers away from the "box of shame"
  • Nick and David take over the York Rite . . . all of it
  • Boring technical advice for Secretaries
  • We have to re-hash the "guns in Lodge" thing again
  • Getting degrees in another country to speed things up
  • Bruce shuts down one of our members trying to do such things
  • "Conversing with Clandies" - a recurring story by Ass. Producer Nick
  • And of course, we get stuck on more upcoming fair talk; there will be bouncy houses
  • Officers pretending they don't want the job, but desperately want it
  • Closing: Steady, As She Goes (The Raconteurs)
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Episode 167 - Shooting the Messenger

  • Opening: Clint Eastwood (Gorillaz)
  • Bro. Payne joins us (Scotty from the Block) to hang out after lodge
  • Harlan's son, the future Grand Master, makes an appearance
  • Scotty tries to scalp our guest hosts for his own Lodge
  • The importance of meeting Brothers outside of Lodge, as told by Tony
  • Children and carnies . . .
  • Scott pushes another of Harlan's buttons: guns in Lodge
  • . . . and that goes on, for a while
  • Closing: Hungry Heart (Bruce Springsteen)
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Episode 166 - Live from the Fair

  • WARNING: This show was recorded live from a city fair . . . on cell phones, so, be nice
  • The After Lodge Crew decides to broadcast Friday night from the big fair
  • Nick starts broadcasting before the crew is ready, because, why not?
  • Everyone ends up hiding in Tony's car . . . except for Cartman
  • A police officer rage quits mid-fair
  • We manage to run a fair and record a podcast at the same time, doing both . . . poorly
  • Bruce recruits a lead singer for our Lodge
  • Josh is attacked by a local user
  • Harlan terrorizes the crowd by walking around with Arabic Coke
  • The "jungle juice" makes its annual comeback
  • Worst advice ever: start a fair!
  • Closing: Carousel (Melanie Martinez)
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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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