The After Lodge Podcast

Episode 193 - The Girl with the Masonic Tattoo

  • Opening: Going Out In Style (Dropkick Murphys)
  • Harlan tries "naked" e-juice
  • Is anybody ever a "former" President?
  • Tony goes on another past-chaplain rant
  • Jeff can't identify the power button on a PC . . . or is it Mike's fault?
  • The world's first "crypto heater"
  • Our next big event: "pancakes for puppies"
  • Nick is . . . afraid of ammunition? Or Masons with ammunition?
  • Why do Protestants wear orange on St. Patrick's Day?
  • Harlan's wife plans a lake trip with the Lodge
  • Nick attempts to murder his father-in-law with a drone
  • The woman with the Masonic tattoo
  • Why don't Nick and Chuck Dunning come to our Lodge lake party?
  • Closing: Drunken Lullabies (Flogging Molly)
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Episode 192 - Happy Birthday!

  • Opening: Surfin Bird (The Trashmen)
  • Worshipless Producer Bruce has abandoned us tonight
  • So . . . how's that sign going?
  • Our first Master Mason Degree without Captain America
  • Harlan has a mental breakdown during serious ritual, it was stinky-winky
  • Jeff . . . joined the York Rite - we can't tell if Harlan is ignoring him now
  • Harlan's daughter becomes a local Scottish Rite icon
  • Grand Lodges and "long-arm statutes" in the Internet era
  • A near death experience at the Scottish Rite reunion
  • How does an airline lose a flight attendant?!
  • Bruce has turned the George Washington neck tie around on us
  • Closing: In Da Club (50 Cent)
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Episode 191 - Wrong Rite

  • Opening: The Pink Panther (Mancini)
  • Why Tony always gets introduced last
  • We welcome Sir John to Pennnnnnn-sylvania
  • The two token white guys - a review of the Black Panther
  • Harlan was the senior past master. There was much wailing.
  • A kid's first birthday party at our Lodge . . . it was a splash!
  • Harlan's daughter becomes a Scottish Rite icon
  • How to lawyer up a tendered order to "go suck eggs" - repercussions of being a Facebook douche
  • 33 and Beyond - John says "it's good"
  • Our Lodge can't pre-post minutes because Harlan is usually typing them during opening ceremonies
  • Producer Bruce is still in denial about his new domestic situation
  • The Grand Master's Book of Secrets . . . passed down from man to man
  • Is splitting up ritual work a good idea?
  • Our biggest (Lodge) event of the year is this week
  • Closing: Rapper Who Is Very Concerned With Password Security (CollegeHumor)
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Episode 190 - Valentine's Outing

  • Opening: Every Breath You Take (The Police)
  • Happy (very) belated Valentine's Day!
  • Our Lodge takes an outing to a charity gala - with formal attire and everything
  • Worshipful Bro.^2 steals all the wine from other tables
  • Silent auctions . . . some of us discover that they have consequences
  • Tony has the flu but gets on the show anyways to get us all sick
  • Whoopee cushion for the Senior Warden
  • Some geeking out over the Space-X launch and Musk-fanboi-ism
  • Harlan realizes that nobody every uses fancy hotel or office lobbies
  • The sensation hiding from politics . . . what has the world become?
  • "Why is the brandy gone?"
  • Harlan, Jr. turns one year old. Perhaps we can parent.
  • Why it's impossible to conduct business (or Lodge) in California
  • Harlan's family pool boy is awesome . . . he doesn't have a pool
  • Closing: When You Sleep (My Bloody Valentine)
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Episode 189 - Floppy Heads

  • Opening: Blame Canada (South Park)
  • Bro. Josh (/u/AnonymooseReddtr) joins us from Canada to hang out After Lodge, eh
  • We discuss how Canadian Freemasonry is its own thing
  • Canada's own version of Bro. George Washington
  • Alcohol in North American Lodges?!
  • "Metric money" a.k.a. dues in the north
  • A brief foreign policy tangent - why doesn't everyone hate Canada?
  • Wait . . . we brought Bro. Josh here to make fun of HIM, things are going the wrong way
  • Translating Masonic dad jokes into French
  • "America's bigger!"
  • All other things floppy heads related
  • Closing: Canadian Idiot ("Weird Al" Yankovic)
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Episode 188 - Peppers and Cheese

  • Opening: Tell Me Baby (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
  • Worshipful Bro. Squared returns with nothing better to do
  • We were out last week crashing Three Distinct Knocks (perhaps literally?)
  • The adventures of our social club's annual shareholder's meeting
  • Bro. Nipples decides to run for City Council
  • Another late, late night at After Lodge
  • Our Master schedules "the [whole] day of Freemasonry"
  • Chili Cook-off smack talk has already started . . . gotta love Facebook
  • Tony manages to break the mathematics of instant runoff voting
  • Why do politicians look like lizards and/or monkeys?!
  • The Odd Fellows wore aprons? Who knew
  • The "Keto" diet, it's a cult
  • Devising the best system for looking after our widows & orphans
  • Remember what you learned in D.A.R.E., "just say no"
  • . . . and the show goes down the toilet
  • Closing: Bottom of The Bottle (Smile Empty Soul)
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Episode 187 - Farewell to an American Hero

  • Opening: The Minstrel Boy (The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem)
  • Our American Hero, and a damn good man, puts down the working tools
  • Tony is running for Mayor/Supreme Commander of our town
  • Harlan got a cat . . . yeah, it's that bad
  • We survived Worshipful Bro. Squared's first meeting!
  • Discussions on how Tony can combat the "Deep County"
  • Bruce takes the Junior PM's seat, just like every other PM
  • "You don't know what you're doing" - "too bad, I'm in charge"
  • Hello to Fish Fry Lodge No. 767 and Pancake Lodge No. 242
  • Contested elections are the sign that you're being effective
  • "She's currently using MY toothbrush to clean leg wax off of a box" - Worshipful Bro. Squared
  • John calls out Mike's installation coat
  • Are we recording, or did I get fired? Yes.
  • Are we going to Masonicon . . . maybe
  • "The deep dark hour of midnight"
  • Closing: Real American (Rick Derringer)
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Episode 186 - Four Years Later

  • Opening: I Fought the Law (The Clash)
  • Why does the Grand College of Rites logo look like a Playstation icon?
  • Talking crypto-currencies
  • Bruce resigns his man card
  • "Sharing" space with our spouses
  • Poor kid gets bashed for asking about where to buy a Commandery uniform
  • Scottish Rite hates and mandatory retirements
  • Tony finally shows up . . . post-op
  • Can you be an American and have never seen Star Wars?
  • We finally press Nick about why we didn't get invited to the wedding
  • Freemasons holding up progress in UK law enforcement . . . HAH!
  • Masonic New Year's Resolutions
  • More Mason of the Year talk
  • Selling the York Rite to Jeff - talking past the close
  • Closing: I Shot the Sheriff (Bob Marley)
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Episode 185 - Uninstalled

  • Opening: Has Been (William Shatner)
  • Bruce is uninstalled as Master (like PC bloat-ware)
  • Sir John's ugly Christmas jacket . . . still not as bad a Bruce's replacement's
  • Being re-installed in the East for the THIRD time?!
  • Worshipless-again Bruce receives a George Washington Masonic tie from the Craft
  • Tony tries to do something nice for Bruce, for real
  • "Mason of the Year", does your Lodge really do that?
  • The Hanukkah from hell - Harlan celebrates the miracle of survival
  • Our growing sister-lodge ties with P.H.A.
  • "Worshipful Nipples"
  • Professional Badminton is apparently a real thing
  • Time for a Lodge dodge ball tournament
  • The case of the missing plaque
  • Closing: Tennis Court (Lorde)
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Episode 184 - The Land of Oz

  • Opening: Down Under (Men at Work)
  • We're back after losing (yet another) beloved Brother
  • Nick popped in before the show . . . from Austrailia
  • Harlan goes to the Education Association to harass Scotty from the Block
  • Prince Hall installations and Black & White dress code
  • John stirs the pot with some internet racists (with dues cards)
  • Tony pops in . . . Without costume this time
  • Amazon's Alexa goes all the way?
  • We do it all for the sunshade, and we'd do it again
  • Chili cook-off time is coming and the plotting has already begun
  • Tony picks up a new sponsor for us
  • Nick re-joins us from the Merry Old Land of Oz
  • . , , and shares how awesome Australian Masonry is
  • Crocodile Dundee and Steve Erwin are NOT the same. At all.
  • Why doesn't Australia have Amazon yet?!
  • Blowing out Jesus' 8 birthday candles
  • Bruce is out-gaveled by a Warden
  • Hello to our Australian Brethren!
  • Closing: Black or White (Michael Jackson)
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