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Jan. 31, 2023

IDS #127 - Hippos Want to Kill You

OK kids, put on your seatbelt and hang on tight. Your Uncle Mike is on steroids and can't control the thoughts in his head or words that come out of his mouth The boys talk about a fugitive on the …

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Jan. 24, 2023

IDS #126 - It Sounds Better With the Lights Off

On this week's episode the boys are out of their minds excited because David Letterman and U2 are joining forces! Plus they talk about #LouisCK, The Last of Us, using the women's bathroom at Taco Bell, a forbidden picture of...

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Jan. 17, 2023

IDS #125 - Sugar Gliders Juggling Balls (w/ Kevin Ruppert)

Comedian Kevin Ruppert returns to the show! Join the boys as they talk about the highs and lows of stand up comedy, The Lord of the Rings, stealing from the Dollar General Store and what happens when sugargliders get in …

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Jan. 10, 2023

IDS #124 - We Don't Throw Jesus in the House

The epic return of IDS - with the first episode recorded in 2023! This one is all over the place with births, tossed religious icons, #Avatar, #TheWhale, and #breakingbad comes up yet again! Also, Darin learns a new card game...

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Jan. 3, 2023

IDS #123 - The Orcs Were Finding Themselves

Happy New Year! The first episode of Season Four kicks off with a special look by Mike and Darin - and quickly moves on to fun with Kroger and random TikTok/Instagram stars! Mike and Darin talk Rings of Power, The …

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Dec. 27, 2022

IDS #122 - Cicadas Bangin' on the Internet - Rejiggered

Hear what went on behind the scenes on making this Benny Hill promo!! Also, special guests Megan Mitchell, Mike Chisholm and Adam Nedeff help us end the year in style! It's like a repeat, but done penultimately (with new stuf...

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Dec. 20, 2022

IDS #121 - Thou Shalt Not Use Kelvin

Welcome to the Irritable Dad Syndrome Christmas Holiday Special! This week, the boys talk about Daryl Hall, Indiana Jones, Cocaine Bear, Airplane! and double cheeseburgers. Plus... for the first time ever in all of history......

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Dec. 13, 2022

IDS #120 - Goo Goo for Gaga (w/ Megan Mitchell)

#meganmitchell #tiktok #ladygaga On this week's episode, Cincinnati journalist and TikTok sensation Megan Mitchell sits down for an exclusive interview with the boys. OK it's not exclusive but it sounds better when we say tha...

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Dec. 6, 2022

IDS #119 - Pumpkin is the Gateway Pie

Darin discusses Black Adam and the Thanksgiving accident that sent him to the ER for stitches! #blackadam #pumpkinpie #andrewdiceclay Mike gets pissed at some guy trying to buy contact lens solution Plus famous actors with la...

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Nov. 29, 2022

IDS #118 - Vibranium Hernia Repair

On this week's episode, Mike reveals the Boo-Bah health emergency and talks about the Puscifer concert! Darin goes to Chik-Fil-A and farts (not necessarily in that order), and tries to sell tickets to random people! Plus... Q...

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Nov. 22, 2022

IDS #117 - A Shirtless Richard Moll (w/ Adam Nedeff)

Adam Nedeff returns to the podcast with tons of great stories about the wacky world of game shows! Oh... did we mention he has a new book? He talks about that plus deleted footage from Planes, Trains and Automobiles and …

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Nov. 15, 2022

IDS #116 - Go Ahead and Knight Me, Sonny (w/ James Nungesser)

Special Guest: Retired Marine and Sketch Card Artist James Nungesser joins us during the show! We talk sketch cards, military films, Samuel L. Jackson, and knighting Harrison Ford! Also - Mike learns the importance of hittin...

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Nov. 8, 2022

IDS #115 - Now With More America!

On this week's episode, Mike gets attacked live on air by a killer insect and his scream is worth all the money in the world! Plus... Licorice Pizza, John Wick 4, Top Gun: Maverick, a lady who works at Dunkin …

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Nov. 1, 2022

IDS #114 - Stay Away From Velcro, Pal

On this week's episode, Darin shares his St. Louis visit (did you know they have an arch? It's true!) and his rest stop adventures! Mike went to an #AWOLNATION concert, and ate a bison! Plus... horses, Sweetest Day, camels,...

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Oct. 25, 2022

IDS #113 - Cheetos and Zombies

On this week's episode, Darin bitches about customer service after he was placed on hold for one hour and forty five minutes! And Mike bitches about customer service after he tries to find anybody who knows where to find the …

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Oct. 18, 2022

IDS #112 - The Ultimate Kroger Story of the Week

This week on "A Very Special Irritable Dad Syndrome": Long time listener Lisa Ferguson breaks every Irritable Dad Syndrome rule imaginable by smuggling the banned Chris Hughes onto the show! Listen to this one-of-a-kind Irrit...

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Oct. 11, 2022

IDS #111 - The Cows Are Out There Bangin'

On this week's show Mike tears through the Hu / Megadeath show, and gushes (embarrassingly) about getting to fist-bump Dave Mustaine. Also - we came SO close to giving Venomous Beaver the exposure they deserve! All this plus...

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Oct. 4, 2022

IDS #110 - Beaver Metal

On this week's show, Mike and Darin are watching the Dahmer show on Netflix... and they think it's kind of a downer. Also, Mike has a fear of pooping around beetles and we're not talking about Paul and Ringo. All …

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Sept. 27, 2022

IDS #109 - Some Premature Adjudication Going On

On this week's show, Mike and Darin tell you their idea for a new horror movie guaranteed to be unlike anything that's ever been captured on film! Also, we talk about Mike's neighbors, marching bands, waiting in line 40 minut...

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Sept. 20, 2022

IDS #108 - You Seem Very Penultimate

Darin and Mike actually go out with normal people! What could possibly go wrong? Also the #steelers and #bengals game, plus #cobrakai. Finally - we talk about Washington DC, Irish Pubs, and take listener questions! Also, hea...

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Sept. 13, 2022

IDS #107 - Apologies to All You Swedes

#sweden #ringsofpower #ozark Have you ever seen a dog that's so ugly it's cute? Well, that's what you get with episode 107. Mike and Darin talk about crickets... yes crickets. Darin had a cyst removed from his ear. Exhilarati...

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Sept. 6, 2022

IDS #106 - Either Come Home With a Mounds Bar, or Don't Bother Walkin…

#lifecoach #concerts #weirdal #bearcats The duo discuss an odd sighting at the Weird Al concert, Mike's Life Coach idea, and the UC Open House. Also - gift horses, potato salad, Nitro Pepsi, Eggo etiquette, school projects, R...

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Aug. 30, 2022

IDS #105 - The Edit of Frankenstein (w/ Mike Chisolm)

#daveletterman #albanese #weirdal Holy crap... the boys almost broke the podcast on this one. They welcome Mike Chisholm from The Letterman Podcast to join in as everything goes to Hell in a handbasket. Did Mike really win $5...

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Aug. 23, 2022

IDS #104 - Hey! What Happened? - The Best of Year Two

The Best of Year Two! Come with us on a wild and stupid ride back through the best clips of our second year of episodes!! #u2 #icecream #colonoscopy #lochness #fasterpussycat 3:04 Opossums (from Episode 87) 12:28 Space...

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