Death of the Kiowa: The Long Goodbye – Fiddler’s Green, Ep. 13

Today, in our last episode, Maren and our Cowboys reflect on what its like in the afterlife of the Kiowa. We hope you enjoyed the Death of the Kiowa miniseries. If you did, please rate, subscribe, and share this story with your friends. We will be taking a short hiatus after this episode and thenContinue reading “Death of the Kiowa: The Long Goodbye – Fiddler’s Green, Ep. 13”

Death of the Kiowa: The Long Goodbye – Adapt and Overcome, Ep. 12

Happy Birthday to our host, Maren! Thanks for tirelessly working through law school and festivities to get this new content out to the world in crisis! On today’s episode, we continue “The Long Goodbye” in episode 13, “Adapt and Overcome”. We are joined by the Cowboys to retell their experiences with moving on from theContinue reading “Death of the Kiowa: The Long Goodbye – Adapt and Overcome, Ep. 12”

Death of the Kiowa: The Long Goodbye – Reaction Time and Maneuver Space, Ep. 11

Today, we start the final chapter of the the DotK series, “The Long Goodbye”. Maren tells the story of how the rumors finally came true, the Kiowa is finally being decommissioned. Maren is joined by our cowboys to tell their experiences with hearing the news. We are still asking for questions from the listeners! PleaseContinue reading “Death of the Kiowa: The Long Goodbye – Reaction Time and Maneuver Space, Ep. 11”

Death of the Kiowa: Emergency Procedures and Coping Mechanisms (The Coronavirus Chapters), Ep. 10

While we all sit inside and wait for this all to blow over (#ThanksCorona), and while we here at MoS gear up to release the next Chapter in Death of the Kiowa we thought it would be a great inbetween to release what we are calling the “Coronavirus Chapters” of DotK. So enjoy this weeksContinue reading “Death of the Kiowa: Emergency Procedures and Coping Mechanisms (The Coronavirus Chapters), Ep. 10”

Death of the Kiowa: War Stories – Hard Heads and Purple Hearts, Ep. 9

Today, a new episode in our Death of the Kiowa series drops. It is the final episode in our chapter on War Stories. You’ll hear about how mere millimeters and seconds can change the world. You’ll even hear a little humor – bringing levity to some heavy moments. In the midst of all our current upheaval,Continue reading “Death of the Kiowa: War Stories – Hard Heads and Purple Hearts, Ep. 9”

Death of the Kiowa:War Stories – Sighs, Gulps, and Peak Reconnaissance, Ep. 8

In today’s episode, we get to hear from the Cowboys about the highs and lows of Reconnaissance missions. Plus, as a bonus, get to hear some pretty awesome nicknames. We are still asking for questions from the listeners! Please reach out to us via email (below), Social media, or any other way you know howContinue reading “Death of the Kiowa:War Stories – Sighs, Gulps, and Peak Reconnaissance, Ep. 8”

Death of the Kiowa: War Stories – Mountains of Afghanistan, Ep. 7

In today’s episode, we hear from our cowboys about the shift to Afghanistan, the changes in operations that came with it, and how the Kiowa made an incredible impact in the battles in mountainous Afghanistan. We are still asking for questions from the listeners! Please reach out to us via email (below), Social media, orContinue reading “Death of the Kiowa: War Stories – Mountains of Afghanistan, Ep. 7”

Death of the Kiowa: War Stories – Invading Iraq, Ep. 6

Welcome back listeners! After a week off, we are back with chapter 2 of the Death of the Kiowa series: War Stories. Today, we hear from the Cowboys about their experiences in the invasion of Iraq. We are still asking for questions from the listeners! Please reach out to us via email (below), Social media,Continue reading “Death of the Kiowa: War Stories – Invading Iraq, Ep. 6”

Death of the Kiowa: Meet the Cowboys – Jeff Keown, Ep. 5

Today, we meet our final new cowboy, Jeff Keown. Hear the story of Jeff’s first deployment and how the Kiowa played a role in shaping his career in the army. We are still asking for questions from the listeners! Please reach out to us via email (below), Social media, or any other way you knowContinue reading “Death of the Kiowa: Meet the Cowboys – Jeff Keown, Ep. 5”

Death of the Kiowa: Meet the Cowboys – Dave Staruch, Ep. 4

Today, we meet our next Cowboy, Dave Staruch. Hear the story of Dave’s first deployment and how the Kiowa played a role in shaping his career in the army. If you stayed to the end of the episode, you’ll know that we are asking for Questions from the listeners! Please reach out to us viaContinue reading “Death of the Kiowa: Meet the Cowboys – Dave Staruch, Ep. 4”

Death of the Kiowa: Meet the Cowboys – Brody Smith, Ep. 3

Today, we meet our next Cowboy, Brody Smith. Hear the story of Brody’s first deployment and how the Kiowa played a role in shaping his career in the army. Instagram: @Membersofsocietypodcasthttps://www.instagram.com/membersofsocietypodcast/ Twitter: @MemberOSocietyhttps://twitter.com/MembersOSociety Email us at: MembersofSocietyPodcast@gmail.com

Death of the Kiowa: Meet the Cowboys – Colonel Blackmon and Gary Parsons, Ep. 2

Today, we meet the first characters in the story of the Kiowa, Colonel Blackman and Gary Parson. Hear the story of their first deployment and how the Kiowa played a role in their Army beginnings. Instagram: @Membersofsocietypodcasthttps://www.instagram.com/membersofsocietypodcast/ Twitter: @MemberOSocietyhttps://twitter.com/MembersOSociety Email us at: MembersofSocietyPodcast@gmail.com

Death of the Kiowa: Introduction to the Series – Ep. 1

Welcome to the Death of the Kiowa. This is something Maren has been working on this for about a year – between researching, thinking, planning, interviewing, editing, and planning. We are excited to be able to share this story. Instagram: @Membersofsocietypodcasthttps://www.instagram.com/membersofsocietypodcast/ Twitter: @MemberOSocietyhttps://twitter.com/MembersOSociety Email us at: MembersofSocietyPodcast@gmail.com

Death of the Kiowa: A Miniseries – Teaser Two

Death of the Kiowa: Launches Tuesday, January 21st – With new episodes every Tuesday. Over the next twelve episodes, Maren will be joined by those effected, both professionally and personally, by the Army’s decision to decommission the Kiowa Warrior Helicopter. We will have Colonel Blackmon, Gary Parsons, Brody Smith, Dave Staruch, Jeff Keown, and WesContinue reading “Death of the Kiowa: A Miniseries – Teaser Two”

Death of the Kiowa: A Miniseries – Teaser

Death of the Kiowa: Launches Tuesday, January 21st – With new episodes every Tuesday. Over the next twelve episodes, Maren will be joined by those effected, both professionally and personally, by the Army’s decision to decommission the Kiowa Warrior Helicopter. Producer Brady: If you are like me, you probably knew nothing of the history ofContinue reading “Death of the Kiowa: A Miniseries – Teaser”

24 – Grace Gives GenZ A Good Name

In today’s episode, Maren is joined by Grace Sullivan! Grace and Maren talk about Grace’s experiences in high school, future life goals, and the effects of social media on an entire generation. If you want to relive your high school memories, this is the episode for you! **Listener Brady Note: Woof, the talk of generationalContinue reading “24 – Grace Gives GenZ A Good Name”

23 – Gerrie Has My Dream Job

Today, Maren is joined by the world’s coolest dog walker, Gerrie. We get to hear the life story of world traveling au pair, dog walking, very successful parent (among many other adjectives). **Producer Brady Note: A hugeeee mistake putting me in charge of social media. I don’t even have a twitter of my own, myContinue reading “23 – Gerrie Has My Dream Job”

22 – Aunt Sara Taylor Says Print Media is Still Alive!

Today, Maren is joined by a family member, Aunt (Well… First cousin, once removed) Sara Taylor. Sara is a successful business owner, mother, and much, much more! Tune in to hear her life story, and to find out how she is a contributing Member of Society™. **Editor Brady: It killed me to take Lucy (mostly)Continue reading “22 – Aunt Sara Taylor Says Print Media is Still Alive!”

21 – Samuel and Shanise Teach Us How To Declutter

In a very special episode, Maren (and new cohost/past guest, Katie!) is on the road and is joined by Samuel and Shanise in Atherton Creek, Wyoming. Samuel and Shanise tell a very interesting story of how they came together as a family, how they came to be on a road trip adjacent to Maren, andContinue reading “21 – Samuel and Shanise Teach Us How To Declutter”

20 – Brother Andrew Has Nerves of Steel

For the 20th episode extravaganza, Maren is joined by the (3rd) most referenced person on the pod, Brudda Andrew! And for those of you that know Andrew, you know that this episode is going to be a little looser than most. So, dive into a fun 2- hour episode that gives listeners insight into Maren’sContinue reading “20 – Brother Andrew Has Nerves of Steel”

19 – Cotton Taft Finally Wins Citizen of the Year!

On Today’s episode, Maren returns from her road trip! And in the first week back we get to hear from Cotton, one of Maren’s childhood family friend/boss/neighbor/all around great person. **Producer Brady Note: Listening to the letter reading, I thought I was listening to one of those Charles Dickens book readings. What a perfect voiceContinue reading “19 – Cotton Taft Finally Wins Citizen of the Year!”

Summer Road Trip Update

Greetings all! Maren has been having an exciting summer, road tripping across the country. So, due to that (and some technical difficulties on the recording side), we have a short update on the Summer trip, and will return to our regularly scheduled episodes soon! **Producer Brady Note: I did listen to this one, so MarenContinue reading “Summer Road Trip Update”

18 – Mama Lowrey Hates Phone Solicitors (Pt. 2)

This week we have the much anticipated part 2(!) to the Mama Lowrey series. We start off with an obvious favorite of Kate, cooking. Then, Maren shifts the discussion to parenting, planning for the future, and being the mother of military children. This episode gets pretty philosophical, despite Kate believing the contrary. **Producer Brady Note:Continue reading “18 – Mama Lowrey Hates Phone Solicitors (Pt. 2)”

17 – Mama Lowrey Teaches Maren How to Read (Pt. 1)

Look out guys! The most famous inspiration for this podcast is finally coming on to tell her story. That’s right, Mama Lowrey is joining Maren in our first two part episode! In part one, we get to hear all about horse raising, leaving home and moving across the country, and Maren’s childhood from the eyesContinue reading “17 – Mama Lowrey Teaches Maren How to Read (Pt. 1)”

16 – Amy Natt Catches Craig on Fire (In a Church!)

Today, Amy Natt joins Maren on the pod for a riveting discussion of business ownership and the world of Gerontology! Amy tells her story of how she decided to follow her passion into Gerontology, both the trials and rewards of starting your own business, and how she succeeded as a business-owning single mother. We evenContinue reading “16 – Amy Natt Catches Craig on Fire (In a Church!)”

15 – Nothing Makes Ranger Maggie Happier Than a Sea Cow

In today’s episode, Maren is joined today by Ranger Maggie to tell her story about how she went from college student in Florida to a park ranger in North Carolina. Listen as Ranger Maggie describes what is seemingly the dream job. Also, this episode feels like two friends just having a great time, hard toContinue reading “15 – Nothing Makes Ranger Maggie Happier Than a Sea Cow”

14 – Matt Condon Finally Gets His Own Apartment

Today, Maren is joined by long-time friend Matt Condon: Army Veteran, outdoor enthusiast, writer, and world traveler. Matt talks about his journey from West Point, to a long post-army trip around the world, and into the real world. Tune in to hear a great storyteller/writer tell some of his own life story! Also, check outContinue reading “14 – Matt Condon Finally Gets His Own Apartment”

13 – Tia Loves Frozen Blackberries

Today, Tia gives insight into the intricacies of naming your child, the wonderful world of parenthood, and the challenges of having a career while being a new mother. And if you thought raising a child wasn’t enough content, Maren and Tia give a Master’s Class on how to save money while paying back student loansContinue reading “13 – Tia Loves Frozen Blackberries”

12 – Jonathan’s Sweet Potato Cook Off

We have exciting times here at Members of Society. It’s our first interview from a true community member (aka not one of Maren’s colleague, friends, or family members)! Join us today for an incredibly interesting conversation with Jonathan Lowery (no relation) ranging from the challenges of a career in welding to what it’s like toContinue reading “12 – Jonathan’s Sweet Potato Cook Off”

11 – Olivia Goes Island Hopping

Today, our hero is joined in the Studio (car) by Olivia to tell her story of immigration to New York City (real shades of Alexander Hamilton with this one), her life as a cook in the Army, and live after the Army. **Listener Brady Note: It is interesting that every person from the Army thatContinue reading “11 – Olivia Goes Island Hopping”

10 – Najjiya Shows Maren How to Podcast

On today’s very special (10th!?!) episode of the podcast, Maren is joined by her favorite person on Planet Earth, Najjiya. You may think that because Najjiya is only a high school senior, she doesn’t have anything interesting to say. Boy, would you be wrong. Listen today and have your faith in the future restored. **EditorContinue reading “10 – Najjiya Shows Maren How to Podcast”

9 – Major Sara Learns How to Spell Her Name

Today, Captain Maren is joined by Major Sara Day. She is an absolute incredible person, from an elite athlete to serving our Nation in the Military and conquering all the challenges that come along with them. Listen to her story, it is a good one. *Editor Maren Note: “This episode is ok.”**Producer Brady Note: “IContinue reading “9 – Major Sara Learns How to Spell Her Name”

8 – Mac’s Big Day at the Aquarium (Explicit)

Today, Mac undergoes a therapy session with “Dr.” Maren. Listen as Mac opens up and tells his whole life story, everything from his unique upbringing to his career in the military. **Editor Maren Note: “Maybe we need an explicit label on this one.” **Producer Brady Note: Maren is off the record saying “I think thisContinue reading “8 – Mac’s Big Day at the Aquarium (Explicit)”

6 – Tim is a Great Secret Santa

I am happy to be joined by someone incredibly special to me, my Father-in-Law Tim! That’s right people, back to back father episodes! On today’s episode, Tim recounts his career journey post-graduation, talks about the challenges and rewards of raising a family, all while enjoying the joys of Christmas vacation! **Producer Brady note: I evenContinue reading “6 – Tim is a Great Secret Santa”

5 – John Grew a Brain at 30

I am joined today by one of my favorite people on this planet, my father John. In today’s episode, we talk about my father’s life up until now – life in mid 20s, courting my mother, you know – all the things that a daughter (or son) doesn’t want to hear about their parents. SoContinue reading “5 – John Grew a Brain at 30”

2 – Katie Loves Lipstick

Well, we have finally done it! We have finally completed the first set of a married couple, and it only took 2 whole episodes. So join us today as we bring on Katie, wife of fan favorite, Matt (by default at this point) to talk about the joys and trials of marriage, as well asContinue reading “2 – Katie Loves Lipstick”

1 – Matt has a Great Towing Package

Welcome to the newest and hottest pod on the map, Members of Society! For our first ever episode, my good friend, Matt, joins us to give his perspective on life as a married man. He also gives us the unique perspective on a career in Sand Mining, something I didn’t even know existed before IContinue reading “1 – Matt has a Great Towing Package”

Harry Potter – The Podder Pod – Ft. BC

Today is an exciting day in the history of BnB…Mostly Tangents. As today we are joined by one of the biggest expert in all things Harry Potter, long time friend of the pod – Bobby. Listen as we discuss glaring plot holes in the Harry Potter universe, as well as go into our famous segmentContinue reading “Harry Potter – The Podder Pod – Ft. BC”

Fixing the NBA Playoffs

Classic BnBwBnB episode here.  Starts by fixing the NBA Playoffs (obviously and clearly broken).  Then we go into our weekly recap of Game of Thrones Season 8.  I guess we are on episode 4 now? man time flies. Hope you guys are enjoying this season as much as we are. Then we get into everyone’s favorite segment…Continue reading “Fixing the NBA Playoffs”