The PoDDCouple: What Are Your Toys Worth?

The gang talks about some of their favorite childhood Christmas toys and what they would be worth now. Play along and try to guess which ones are the most valuable.

Also, a special tribute to the late President George H.W. Bush. Mark shares a fascinating story about actually meeting the president, and producer Holly West puts Mark and Joe to the test with a quiz about Bush’s personal and political life. Plus, the usual features, including The Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and more.

The Need to Know: A New Sheriff in Town

Guilford County’s new sheriff, Danny Rogers, was sworn in Monday. Lee and Holly break down the mudslinging that went down during the campaign. Also, find out what Lee dips in chocolate, hear about a heartwarming gift and join in a debate about school IDs.

Episode 4

The PoDDCouple: The Hee Haw Chronicles

Settle in for a little pickin’ and grinnin’ as the gang talks about the classic television show “Hee Haw” in the wake of the recent passing of Roy Clark. How much do you remember about this iconic American masterpiece? Play along with a quiz at the end of the podcast and try to stump the gang. Plus, the usual features, including The Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and much more.

The Need to Know: Finding Ashes and Giving Back

In this week’s episode of TNTK, Holly and Lee discuss a 14-year-old shooter, whether High Point needs more billboards, new underwear jobs and a man who found human remains at his workplace. In this week’s featured story, learn how two local groups made Thanksgiving possible for residents in need.

Episode 3

The Need to Know: Calendars, Cardboard and Cooking a Turkey

In episode two of TNTK, High Point Enterprise reporters Holly West and Lee Sanderlin talk school calendars, city cardboard recycling, City Lake Park updates and how to properly cook that Thanksgiving turkey. We feature turkey tips from GTCC Chef Instructor Alan Romano.

Episode 2

The PoDDCouple: One-Hit Wonders

What’s your favorite one-hit wonder? What are the greatest one-hit wonders of all time? The PoDDCouple ponder these and other vital questions in this week’s edition. Plus, how well do you know one-hit wonders from the 1970s? Play along with a quiz at the end of the  podcast. Also, the usual features, including The Week in History and stories trending on hpenews.com.

The Need to Know: Sinkholes and Midterms

In the inaugural episode of The Need to Know, reporters Holly West and Lee Sanderlin talk midterm elections, disaster loans, sinkholes, crosswalks and Veteran’s Day. Guests include longtime political reporter Paul Johnson of the High Point Enterprise and congressional campaign worker Harrison Frye.

Episode 1

The PoDDCouple: Elections and Other Surprises

Enterprise political reporter Paul Johnson joins the gang on the day after Tuesday’s huge mid-term election. Also, did Marie Antoinette really say “Let them eat cake?” Did Capt. Kirk really say “Beam me up, Scotty?” The answers may surprise you. Play along with a quiz on the classic war film “Full Metal Jacket” at the end of the podcast. Also, the regular features, including a special Week in History and stories trending on hpenews.com.

The PoDDCouple: Scared Silly

In a special Halloween edition, the PoDDCouple discuss the best and worst Halloween candy before testing their knowledge with a 25-question quiz on classic horror movies. Play along with the quiz at the end of the podcast! Plus, the usual features, including The Week in History and stories trending on hpenews.com.

The PoDDCouple: Sopranos Spectacular

High Point Enterprise city reporter Pat Kimbrough pays a surprise visit to the PoDDCouple set to match wits with Mark and Joe as they take a 20-question quiz on the iconic television drama “The Sopranos” [46:38]. Play along and see if you can beat the crew. Also, a special Week in History, a review of stories trending on hpenews.com and more.

The PoDDCouple: D’OH!

Yep, you guessed it. On this episode of The PoDDCouple, Joe, Mark
and Holly talk about the classic animated series “The Simpsons,”
including their favorite moments from the show. They also learn some
interesting facts about the show’s creator, Matt Groening, and how the
show evolved from an obscure comic strip. Also, join the gang for a
special Week in History segment and hear the stories that are trending
on hpenews.com. Play along with a 15-question quiz on “The Simpsons” at
the end of the podcast!

The PoDDCouple: The OJ Verdict

Enterprise political reporter Paul Johnson joins the crew as they reflect on the O.J. Simpson trial, marking the 23rd anniversary of the televised verdict that was watched by millions. Do you remember where you were when you heard the news? Play along with a quiz at the end of the podcast to see how much you remember about the sensational court case.

Also, a look at the November election and the beginning of early voting. Plus, a special Week in History and a look at stories trending on hpenews.com.

The PoDDCouple: Travolta as Gump?

Did you know John Travolta turned down the part of Forrest Gump before the role went to Tom Hanks? Neither did we. In this week’s podcast, the PoDDCouple look at other iconic movie and TV roles that could have went to other actors. Also, play along with a quiz at the end of the podcast that tests your knowledge of actors and the roles they have played. Also, the usual features, including stories trending on hpenews.com and The Week in History.

The PoDDCouple: Jeannie in a Bottle

Did you know Barbara Eden is coming to town? In commemoration of her planned March 2019 appearance at the High Point Theatre, and the recent celebration of her 87th birthday, the PoDDCouple  remember the classic comedy “I Dream of Jeannie” and test their knowledge of the iconic television show. Play along with a quiz at the end of the podcast. Plus, a special Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and more!

The PoDDCouple: 143 … 722 … HIKE!

The PoDDCouple welcomes Thomasville Times and Archdale-Trinity News reporter and sports writer Daniel Kennedy to talk about the upcoming NFL season, fantasy football sleeper picks and more. The gang also revisits the popular TV show “The Office” and strives for perfection as producer Holly West gives a 15-question quiz on the
program. Plus, the Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and more.

The PoDDCouple: The Lee Sanderlin ‘Star Trek’ Spectacular

When Mark and Joe discovered new public safety reporter Lee Sanderlin was a fan of the original “Star Trek” series, they naturally had to have him on as a guest! Join the gang as they discuss their favorite episodes from the classic series. Play along as producer Holly West gives a fairly tough quiz on the TV
show at the end of the podcast. Plus, the usual features, including The
Week in History and stories trending on hpenews.com.

The PoDDCouple: Escape from remake island

With this week’s release of the remake of the 1970s classic movie “Papillon,” the PoDDCouple talks about the best and worst remakes of all time. Play along with a quiz on the 1973 film at the end of the podcast. Plus, the usual features, including The Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and more.

The PoDDCouple: Saturday Sweetness

It’s a sweet Saturday indeed for the PoDDCouple as Mark and Joe welcome their new producer Holly West and talk about their favorite candy from childhood (and today). How well do you know your candy? Play along with a quiz at the end of the podcast. Plus, the regular features, including The Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com, and much more!

The PoDDCouple: The Good, The Bad and The PodDDCouple

In another special Saturday edition, political reporter Paul Johnson joins Mark and Joe to talk about changes to early voting and the upcoming state referendum on voter ID. Also, the gang talks about classic spaghetti Westerns. Play along with a quiz on the classic spaghetti Western “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly” at the end of the podcast. Plus, the usual features, including The Week in History and stories trending on hpenews.com

The PoDDCouple: Archie, Edith and Meathead

Join Mark and Joe as they talk about the classic TV sitcom “All In The Family,” including other actors who turned down key roles in the show, a ranking of the best episodes and more. Play along with a quiz on the show at the end of the podcast. Plus, the usual features, including stories trending on hpenews.com and The Week in History.

The PoDDCouple: A Day in Quahog

The PoDDCouple learn some interesting facts about the popular animated sitcom “Family Guy” and its creator Seth MacFarlane. They discuss their favorite episodes and favorite cutaway gags. Play along with a quiz on the show at the end of the podcast. Plus, the usual features, including The Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and more.

The PoDDCouple: Saturday at the Road House

Join Mark and Joe as they talk about the classic cinematic masterpiece “Road House” and learn some fun facts about the cast and movie. Stick around and play along with a quiz at the end of the podcast. Plus, the usual features, including stories trending on hpenews.com and The Week in History.

Podcast: PoDDCouple: Saturday bootleg edition

In this special edition of The PoDDCouple, Mark and Joe wing it without a producer in this special “bootleg” edition.  Join them in commemorating the 55th anniversary of the ending of the classic television sitcom “Leave it to Beaver” and play along with a quiz on the show at the end of the podcast. Plus, the usual features, including stories trending on hpenews.com, The Week in History and much more!

Podcast: PoDDCouple: Remembering Phil Hartman

On the 20th anniversary of the tragic death of comedian and actor Phil Hartman, the gang talks about some of his most memorable roles and revisits some of the most memorable Saturday Night Live cast members. Other topics include the 50th anniversary of the Bobby Kennedy assassination, stories trending on hpenews.com and the Week in History. Play along with a quiz about past Saturday Night Live seasons and cast members at the end of the podcast!

The PoDDCouple: Good (and bad) made-for-TV movies

What’s your favorite made-for-TV movie? What’s the worst one you’ve ever seen? The gang answers these burning questions and more. Also, the grossest foods by state and the usual features including stories trending on hpenews.com and the Week in History. Play along with a quiz on the movie “Smokey and the Bandit” at the end of the podcast.

The PoDDCouple: Cereal numbers

What was your favorite cereal as a kid? What cereal do you wish was still in production? Grab a bowl and some milk as the gang talks about some iconic and some not-so-iconic cereal brands of days gone by. Play along with a quiz about cereal brands and history at the end of the podcast. Plus, the usual features, including stories trending on hpenews.com and a special Week in History.

Podcast: The PoDDCouple: 25 years since “Frasier”

It’s hard to believe it’s been 25 years since the birth of the hit TV series “Frasier.” The gang talks about some of their favorite episodes and some little-known facts about the show. Play along with a quiz at the end of the podcast. Also catch the usual features, including stories trending on hpenews.com and the week in history.

The PoDDCouple: Cheers, it’s election time!

Political reporter Paul Johnson joins the gang to talk about the upcoming primary elections and what to watch out for. Also, this month marks the 25th anniversary of the series finale of the television show “Cheers.” The PoDDCouple shares some interesting tidbits about the iconic series. Also, play along with a quiz on the show at the end of the podcast.

Just Run With It: 2018 Boston Marathon recap & a bittersweet goodbye

In this episode of Just Run With It, our host Stephanie Butzer takes you mile-by-mile down the 2018 Boston Marathon. You’ll feel like you’re right there with her! Unlike our other podcasts, she sat alone while recording this. Why? She has an important and exciting update (aside from the race) to tell you.

Follow her on Twitter by searching for Stephanie Butzer or @HPEStephanie.

The PoDDCouple: Voyage to Gilligan’s Island

Dawn Wells, the actress who portrayed Mary Ann on the iconic television comedy series “Gilligan’s Island” is coming to High Point, and Mark and Joe discover some little-known facts about the show and put themselves to the test with a 12-question quiz on the show. Play along at the end of the podcast. Also, the Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and more

High Point Confidential: Monkey on the loose foils High Point doctor’s transplant plans

Remember five years ago, when a monkey involved in medical research escaped from the Wake Forest School of Medicine’s primate center? Well, not to brag or anything, but High Point had its own monkey on the lam some 90 years before Wake Forest’s great escape during the summer of 2012. This is that story.

To read the story and see pictures, visit www.hpenews.com/hpeconfidential/escape-foiled-high-point-doctor-s-transplant-plans/article_0a683162-a55c-11e7-a642-2344500bf322.html.

The PoDDCouple: It’s been 40 years since “The Buddy Holly Story”

It’s been 40 years since the release of the classic biopic “The Buddy Holly Story.” Mark and Joe discover some interesting facts about the movie and its star, Gary Busey. Also, see if you remember any of these restaurants that are no longer with us.

The PoDDCouple: It’s time for round two of Family Feud!

The PoDDCouple welcomes High Point Enterprise photographer Laura Greene as their guest as they once again play a little Family Feud in honor of an upcoming fundraiser for West End Ministries. Also, a special Week in History and stories trending on hpenews.com.

The PoDDCouple: Speaking like a millennial + The Beatles’ first album

Do you understand these phrases used by millennials? Will Mark and Joe? Producer Stephanie Butzer puts them to the test. Play along and see how many you get right. Plus, the usual stories trending on hpenews.com and the Week in History. Also, in honor of the 55th anniversary of the release of The Beatles’ first album, the gang tests their knowledge of the Fab Four with an eight-question quiz at the end.

Just Run With It: Jackie Gardner Allred’s most meaningful finish line

If you ask Jackie Gardner Allred about her favorite races, she’ll tell you about two marathons she did in 2017 that were very special, for very different reasons. We talk about our awesome local races and the running community in the Triad and much more! Plus, we take a running quiz and learn weird facts like how much sweat our feet produce in an average day and how many runners ran the very first New York City Marathon (and what they paid to register!) in 1970.

The PoDDCouple: NCAA Tourney and Burt Reynolds

Amid the throes of March Madness, the gang talks about this year’s NCAA tournament and looks at the week in history from the years that UNC, N.C. State and Duke won their first national championships. Also, words and phrases that show your age. Play along at the end of the podcast with a quiz on actor Burt Reynolds.

The PoDDCouple: Remembering the storm of the century

It’s the 25th anniversary of the huge snowstorm that rocked the East Coast, and the gang shares memories from that week, including what it was like to cover it as journalists. Also, the usual features, including stories trending on hpenews.com and the Week in History. Stick around for the end of the podcast and play along on a quiz about songs that reference the weather.

The PoDDCouple: Elections and the “Planet of the Apes” (with guest Paul Johnson)

The PoDDCouple welcomes special guest and Enterprise staff writer Paul Johnson to talk about what’s so far been an unusual local election year. Also, the gang pays homage to the classic 1968 movie “The Planet of the Apes,” which was released 50 years ago this month. Plus the usual features, including stories trending on hpenews.com and the Week in History. Play along with a quiz on “The Planet of the Apes” at the end of the podcast!

Just Run With It (Episode 29): Digging deep to qualify for the Boston Marathon with Alex Apple

For this week’s podcast, we talk with Alex Apple. Two days before her first marathon, she could barely run a mile. But come race day, she qualified for the Boston Marathon! How did she do it? We talk about her experience qualifying and in Boston in 2017, plus how Pure Barre has helped her improve even more.

As promised in the podcast, here is the link for the High Point Pure Barre: www.purebarre.com/nc-highpoint. And here is the six-mile Boston Marathon treadmill workout mentioned in the podcast: Run 1 mile at 1% incline. Run the first “hill” to 1.7 milemark at 3%. Run 1.7-2.7 at 1% to recover. Run the second “hill” from 2.7-3.0 miles at 6%. Then recover from 3.0-4.4 miles at 1%. For “hill” number three, run from the 4.4 milemark to 4.8 at 4%, then bring it back down to 1% until you hit 5.4 miles. From 5.4-5.8, which represents Heartbreak Hill, bump the incline up to 6%. After that, bring it down to 1% until you hit 6.0.

The PoDDCouple: The best and worst “Best Picture” at the Oscars

With Oscar weekend approaching, the gang talks about the best and worst “Best Picture” winners over the 90-year history of the awards. Play along with a quiz on “The Godfather” and “The Godfather II.” Plus a special Week in History, stories trending on hpenews.com and more.

Just Run With It (Episode 28): She ran two ultramarathons… pregnant! (With guest Mandy Wahl)

Oh, baby! On this week’s episode, we talk with Mandy Wahl. She’s pregnant and if you think that would steer her away from running, you’re mistaken! She’s done several races, including two ultramarathons carrying her baby girl. Plus, we talk about some cool upcoming races for both newcomers and seasoned runners. Which are you most excited for?

As mentioned in the podcast, here is the episode with Stevven Anderson: www.hpenews.com/podcast-just-run-with-it-episode-a-new-store-and/article_b4ef5dcc-0dbc-11e8-99b1-ff34290f74ac.html

And the links to the races! Girls and Pearls: https://store.fleetfeetgreensboro.com/shop/events/girls-and-pearls-run, The Big Run: https://store.fleetfeetgreensboro.com/shop/events/big-run-fun-run-high-point, and Smiles for Miles 5K and Fun Run: http://www.kellinfoundation.org/smiles-4-miles.html

The PoDDCouple: Reflecting on Don Knotts with guest Jimmy Tomlin

The PoDDCouple welcome Enterprise feature writer Jimmy Tomlin, who shares a few stories about interviews and encounters with the late Don Knotts. Also, play along with the gang as they once again test their knowledge of “The Andy Griffith Show” with a quiz at the end of the podcast. Also, the usual features, including stories trending on hpenews.com and the Week in History.

The PoDDCouple: A Valentine’s Day special

In honor of Valentine’s Day, the gang talks about the best romantic comedies of all time and checks out the Rotten Tomatoes list for the top 50. Play along with a quiz on famous “chick flicks” at the end of the podcast. Plus, stories trending on hpenews.com, the Week in History and more.

Just Run With It (Episode 27): Learning how to stay injury-free with Don Garrison

We talk with Don Garrison, an athletic trainer and sports medicine professional, about common running injuries and how to avoid them, plus advice for new runners. We also learn more about his background zipping around the track in the 800-meter race. 

Just Run With It (Episode 26): A new store and a new (EXCITING) race with speedster Stevven Anderson

If you’ve visited the High Point Fleet Feet store, there’s a good chance you’ve run into Stevven Anderson. In this podcast, we talk about why the Fleet Feet store recently moved locations, what it’s like to coach a group of runners of different abilities, and — breaking news! — his upcoming first marathon! It’s all in this week’s Just Run With It.

The PoDDCouple: Natalie Wood mystery

The gang talks about the renewed effort to solve the riddle of the mysterious death of actress Natalie Wood in 1981. Plus, a look at the week in local history from that year and stories currently trending on hpenews.com. How well do you know 1980s music? Play along with a quiz on the hits of 1981 at the end of the podcast.

The PoDDCouple: “The Andy Griffith Show” in black and white or color?

Do the color episodes of “The Andy Griffith Show” get a bum rap? The PoDDCouple reignite this age-old debate and talk about some of the best, and worst, color episodes of the classic TV show. Plus, the usual features including stories trending on hpenews.com and the Week in History.

Just Run With It (Episode 25): Clearing hurdles with Olympic Trials steeplechaser Donnie Cowart

When he was younger, Winston-Salem resident Donnie Cowart was told no a lot — he was too short or too small for the sports he wanted to try. Then he found running. While it wasn’t love at first site, everything changed after that. And when you hear how fast this guy can run while jumping over hurdles… You’ll be blown away (also, yes, he likes it now). We talked about Donnie’s passion for steeplechase, what it was like to stand on the line for the Olympic Trials, breaking 4 minutes in the mile and how to push through a hard workout or race to a successful finish. He has some excellent advice for you. This is one of my favorite podcasts, so I hope you enjoy!

Mentioned in this podcast: Check out more about Crazy Running at www.crazyrunning.com and more on the Sir Walter Miler at www.sirwaltermiler.com.

 

Just Run With It (Episode 24): The start and strength of RunnerDude’s Fitness (with guest Thad McLaurin)

If you run around the Triad area of North Carolina, you probably know Thad McLaurin, also known as RunnerDude. A few years ago, Thad took a chance and opened up RunnerDude’s Fitness, which now offers group runs, classes, workshops, boot camps and more. People of all ages and abilities have taken advantage of Thad’s knowledge and experience. We learn more about Thad’s background and why he started running, how he can help you with your fitness and what’s next. For more information, visit www.runnerdudesfitness.com