Jon Eks Solo

Ep. 230: Mailbag!

Time for a long overdue mailbag episode! I take your questions and answer them. I love nothing more than a good riff, and having a bunch of inane shit to play off of makes this a really fun, short listen. In this week’s mailbag, we tackle whether I’d rather be Anna or Elsa from Frozen,…

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Ep. 222: Solo Ep – Mental Health Check-In

“But I’m telling you the truth… I mean it. I’m okay! Trust me.” – I’m Not Okay (I Promise) by My Chemical Romance. Here’s the thing. I actually am okay! But when I opened up about some of my mental health issues three months ago, many of you reached out to me to tell you how much that episode meant to you. So I figured it prudent to do a check-in with you. Once again…

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Ep. 213: I’m Back, Baby!

Straight from the heart, stream-of-consciousness to my mouth, and into your ears, here’s the episode where I re-launch the podcast. I talk what led to the show going on hiatus, my struggles with depression, my philosophy on business, toss in a few outdated pop culture references, use a ton of profanity (because that’s how my…

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Ep. 181: Solo – Customer Service Spectacular!

Since I’ve been up to my ass in moving hell, and considering the subject of this week’s episode, I think it appropriate to drop a solo episode on you all. When you move, you end up working with a whole slew of subcontractors and I suppose it’s to be expected that your experience with them…

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Ep. 134: Jon Eks Solo – Pain

It’s been a damn month since last I put up an episode. Why? Well, in a word, PAIN. Four Saturdays ago I made the cardinal mistake of lifting my daughter out of her crib and felt something tweak in my back. From there, hot pain knives shot down my sciatic nerves and I ended up…

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Ep. 126: Jon Eks Solo – Westword Best of Denver 2017

This week it’s just me once again, and I go completely unfiltered. In a profanity-filled and expletive-laden 30+ minutes, I make the case not only for why you should vote for me in the Westword Readers’ Choice 2017 Best of Denver Awards, but why you should listen to my show at all. Why does this…

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Special Solo Ep: Deft Wins, Cubs Win, Trump Wins

Check out that episode title… 2/3 ain’t bad? Nah, too easy a joke. But that’s what you can expect from this week’s special solo episode. It’s a big week around here for our parent company Deft Communications as we preview a very special happening for the company here on the podcast. I’m not going to…

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Special Ep: Jon Eks Solo – Parenting

It’s been awhile since I’ve forced myself to talk into a mic and talk stream-of-consciousness for half an hour, so let’s do that. I went into this week’s episode with only one pre-determined question I wanted to address. It’s a question I get frequently both from parents and norms alike – “Is it harder going…

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Special Ep: Jon Eks Solo – 2015 Wrap-Up

Where the hell have I been? That’s an important question, and one I answer in this week’s special episode, which, incidentally, is the last one of 2015. It’s amazing how quickly things can unravel when you’re producing a weekly show when you have a few scheduling snafus with guests, you end up traveling, the plague…

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Special Ep: Jon Eks Solo – Severance Is Over!

When you get laid off, if you’re lucky, you get a severance payment. When I got laid off three months ago, I got just such a payment worth three months of my salary. That was April 7. I am now out of my severance payment period, and it thought it apropos to check in with…

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