Hey kids! Here is the outstanding group of individuals that make all things Random Ass happen. This delicious slice of your reality would not exist if it weren't for these ridiculously talented people. What makes them so special? It's their commitment to making your Random Ass experience the Random Assiest. They don't do it because they have to. They do it because Godammit! They CARE!!!
Make sure to show these folks that you care by clicking on and following their social media links. The more you click the more popular Random Ass Radio becomes. Did I mention that doing this is free?
It all started with my Mom's tape recorder.
It recorded to cassette and, more importantly, it had a fucking real microphone. Not just some built in piece of shit either, this mic was attached to the recorder with a cord and had a switch on the side that both armed and muted it. I knew immediately that I wanted nothing more than to be on the radio.
Excerpt from "Spank Grandma", age 12:
"Craig, before you lies the fabulous Board O' Butts. There are exactly one hundreed different butts on that board Craig, but, only one of those Butts belongs to your Grandmother. Spank THAT butt and WIN BIG! Craig, are YOU ready to SPANK GRANDMA!?!"
Jason 'Jay' McKenna hosts his own popular podcast, The Brink of Sanity. He started way back in 2008 with just his dad as the sole listener. The content was poor and the audio even poorer. It was indeed a dark time for the podcast. Then, in 2009, something magical happened. The Brink of Sanity got its first listener that wasn't a member of Jay's immediate family. This was almost entirely due to the fact that Jay took it up a notch and made the show available on the Internet. Fueled by the doubling of his listenership, Jay purchased some real audio equipment and imported a bunch of new co-hosts into the mix. Fast forward to 2015 and now Jason is the mogul of a vast podcasting empire that includes the insanely popular New York Knicks Podcast (they've had John Henson on folks).
Jon met Jay during the early days of the first Random Ass Radio incarnation and has been a fan from day one. Jay has been kind enough to lend his particular brand of funny to Random Ass Radio time and time again. We love Jay because, Godammit! He CARES!!!
Ali ‘Fitzy” Fitzpatrick, born and raised in the Garden State, is a Jersey native. She spent three years in Virginia only to move back after her parents divorced. She still resides in Jersey with her Mom where she works from home and co-hosts Random Ass Radio. Fitzy's Father, fancy beer drinking brother, and sister-in-law continue to live in Virginia.
When she's not working, or spreading Random Ass Joy, you can find her with family and friends. She loves books, baseball, and has an epic fucking music library on her iPad.
Fitzy is quite possibly the most authentic person you will ever meet. She does not back down, she does not beat around the bush, and she does not sugar coat SHIT! This means she is either one of the worst enemies or one of the most loyal friends you will ever have.
She's definitely a voice we all love here at Random Ass Radio.
Just exactly who is Randy Harlan? How about we let him explain in his own words.
Randy the family man:
"Just a white-trash, Arkansassy hillbilly sailing around the world in search of a party where he can french kiss your sister."
Randy the philosophical astronaut:
"FUCK! Not going to college has been one of the best decisions of my life up until THIS VERY POINT!. Anyone know how I can get an advanced degree in math, engineering or biology quickly, like as in a month?? HEY NASA! How about you send me up there because of my shining personality? You know, to keep the other astronauts sane as a sort of incredibly beautiful, comic relief."
Randy the philanthropist:
"Guys, I'll probably never die. I don't plan to anyway, but in an accidental catastrophically unfortunate event that I meet me demise, go ahead and claim ya parts 'cause I don't know if there truly is enough of me to go around."
Randy the civil rights activist:
"Who'd have thought that I'd be sick on New Years eve? I GOT JUNGLE FEVER!!!! Bahaha!"
Randy the fashionista:
"You guys ever wonder why I wear short-shorts? Well, if I don't my tiny, little, baby legs would look even tiny and babier."
Want more Randy? Let him know by clicking and following the links below.
Ryan "Simp" Simpson has been watching movies for as long as he can remember. Folks have told him from the beginning that he should be a critic because of his passionate and unique take on film. So, guess what? He did just that. He dedicated his entire life to learning what it is that makes movies tick. He is a college graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Acting and Cinema Studies from Illinois State University and has been an actor in his own right for the last 10 years. For much of that time he wrote a movie blog that enjoyed a fiercely loyal following and now he has decided to settle down, hang up his chops, and review films in earnest. In 2014, with the help of his Co-Host J-Rod and faithful companion Dobby, he took it to the next level and turned his popular movie review blog in to the popular movie review podcast, How Simp Sees It.
Ryan lends his massive talent to Random Ass Radio's weekly movie/tv/music/game review, Random Ass Entertainment. Together, he and Jon break down anything and everything that people use to momentarily escape the humdrum of their everyday lives. Be sure and listen to/download their segments here.
How Simp Sees It on the Internet:
Marina Hardy has always been a football fan. She is, in fact, the product of a whole family of football fans. When her mother was in her 80s, she would regularly rip the head off of her referee doll and toss it at the TV screen to protest a bad call.
Marina is no bandwagon jumper. She has been, with all her heart and soul, a Seattle Seahawks fan from the moment they debuted in 1976.
She has been married for more than 30 years to her best friend, has two great dogs, and is a writer and editor by trade. She is, by all rights, a woman of great intelligence and class. We have yet to figure out why in the hell she has decided to hang around with us.
Marina would love for you to tune in to Random Ass News and Random Ass News every chance you get. Other than that, Marina would prefer that you left her the fuck alone. This is why we love Marina.
The Harp is Random Ass Music's resident expert on all things classic rock. From this nearly limitless knowledge comes a weekly twelve track list gauranteed to satisfy even the pickiest purist.
Want to know more about The Harp? You'll find out when he gets off his dead ass and sends me his bio.
Jason 'Harp' Harper on the Internet:
Kendra and Zack are both twenty six and have been together for over two and a half years. Kendra is a dedicated college student and works at an animal shelter. Zack maintains the house and faithfully takes care of their growing menagerie of pets. He is an avid gamer and a student of life. Traditional gender roles? Fuck that! These two have found a working formula and they are sticking with it.
Kendra is the kid who sat in the middle of the class room and quietly made witty comments about the teacher to people around her. She is a reserved person with a very passive aggressive mentality. She doesn’t get mad, she gets even.
Zack, on the other hand, is quite a bit louder and more outgoing. He is much more the type of guy to meet shit head on. This exuberance has gotten him into trouble on more than one occasion.
They have one adorable dog named Maddy who is a Whippet/Pitbull mix, the mellowest Maine Coon cat ever named Smokey, and a Betta fish named Balthazar. They also foster animals from the shelter where Kendra works. That list is sure to grow rapidly as the years go on.
Zack introduced Kendra to Random Ass Radio. She replied with, “So, you’re telling me you listen to some guy rant and rave about shit while he’s drinking? Sounds like fun!” After a couple of conversations with Jon, Zack was asked to co-host a show. This was a perfect fit for Zack's personality and he dove right in. However, true to form, Kendra avoided direct Be A Star and sat in the background, quietly making comments. Jon and Zack were having none of this and ultimately coerced her into being a part of the show as well. Be sure to check the Random Ass Schedule often and catch this outstanding couple when their Friday night rotation comes up.
They also encourage you all to remember, when looking for your next pet, ADOPT DON’T SHOP!