Banter Buddies

A Koo Koo Kanga Roo podcast.

About the show

Bryan and Neil are Koo Koo Kanga Roo. Two best friends who like to banter with each other. Each episode we'll listen to voicemail about a different topic. Give us a call to be included in the next show: 612-424-0036

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  • 18: Mailbag 2

    August 2nd, 2021  |  1 hr 33 mins

    This episode of the podcast contains no theme, no prompt, no main topic! Instead we answer questions about ourselves! Listen to this very special mailbag episode featuring queries such as:

    Which Olympic event would we want to participate in?
    What would a Koo Koo Tribute record would sound like?
    What is the most embarrassing place you’ve farted?

    We’ve got questions, recommendations, a Sesame Street trivia game, our quick Space Jam reviews and more!

  • 17: Gym Class

    July 19th, 2021  |  1 hr 41 mins

    Whether you called it “gym” or “P.E.”, this class was always a lot of fun. Except for when it wasn’t! Today’s podcast features our callers and hosts reminiscing about their favorite and least favorite gym class activities. Controversial opinions about the Presidential Fitness Challenge, “The Mile”, and of course Square Dancing lie ahead. Be sure to hit the locker rooms to change before enjoying this show!

  • 16: Grocery Store Aisles

    July 5th, 2021  |  1 hr 23 mins

    The grocery store is a magical place where anything can happen and dreams come true! Almost everything from the world of food and much, much more can be found inside a supermarket. Every aisle has its own character, vibe and story to tell. On today’s program we break down all of the different areas that a grocer has to offer as we take calls from our listeners. Also recommendations, a grocery store game, wall AC units and more!

  • 15: Live Music

    June 21st, 2021  |  1 hr 33 mins

    Live music is one of the very best things in life. In fact, it’s our favorite part about being in a band! Everyone has a first concert or show and sometimes that experience can shape your musical tastes forever! On this episode of Banter Buddies we hear about our listeners earliest memories of seeing music preformed live. Also recommendations, and everyone’s favorite game: Bryan or Neil!

    Next episode: What is your favorite aisle in the grocery store and why? Call us and leave a voicemail: 612-424-0036

  • 14: Sandwiches

    June 7th, 2021  |  1 hr 16 mins

    Much like pizza, a sandwich can be anything. The only limit is your imagination. This handheld, ingredient stack has been a mealtime staple forever and ever. On this episode of Banter Buddies we put our callers to the test and hear about their sandwich inventions. Also our latest recommendations, a sandwich quiz and more!

  • 13: Collections

    May 24th, 2021  |  1 hr 31 mins

    Having a collection is fun! It allows one to grow their connection with something while adding knowledge and understanding. It’s also just fun to get stuff! Neil collects vintage Disney shirts. Bryan collects….friends! On this episode of Banter Buddies we listen to voicemail about what our listeners collect! Get ready for some strange things that you did not know could be a collection! Also recommendations from the band and a game of “Name That Tune.”

  • 12: Theme Parks

    May 10th, 2021  |  1 hr 19 mins

    Some of the most fun available to a person in life is found at theme parks! At their best, these places transport guests to another world, immersing them in the signs, smells and sounds of this suddenly real place. At their worst, theme parks at least have fun rides! On this episode of Banter Buddies we listen to our callers describe the regional theme parks in their areas and learn what each location does best. There is no heigh requirement for this podcast!

  • 11: Mailbag

    April 19th, 2021  |  1 hr 31 mins

    Once again we step away from the themed shows and instead listen to voicemail questions for your hosts: Bryan and Neil! What were our first jobs? What would our tag team wrestling moves be? Is Bryan a contestant on The Masked Singer? All this and much much more in this episode of Banter Buddies.

  • 10: Celebrity Encounters

    April 5th, 2021  |  1 hr 23 mins

    Celebrities! They’re just like us, except more famous! It’s very fun and exciting to see a celebrity in the wild. These encounters make for good stories and the Koo Koo voicemail is chock full of them! Also Bryan and Neil tell their personal experiences meeting celebrities, expert recommendations, a game and more!

  • 9: Mythical Creatures

    March 22nd, 2021  |  1 hr 10 mins

    Some animals are too cool to be real. Call them mythical, legendary, or fictional. No matter how you classify these beasts they are totally rad and fun to think about! This episode features callers revealing their favorite mythical creatures. From the Kraken to the New Jersey Devil we talk about them all. Also, recommendations, Bryan quizzes Neil, details about our new album and more!

  • 8: Pranks

    March 8th, 2021  |  1 hr 13 mins
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    Everyone loves a good prank! Unless you’re the one being pranked. Then you probably don’t love it. Bryan and Neil talk about their embarrassingly-tame personal history with practical jokes and listen to the Koo Koo Voicemail where listeners tell us their favorite pranks. Also, our favorite mobile games, a new game and more!

  • 7: Grade School

    February 22nd, 2021  |  1 hr 14 mins
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    To be young! Elementary school is a magical time where many rad things can happen. We’ll reminisce about our favorite grade school memories like Neil biting through his tongue and Bryan getting peed on! We’ll hear from our wonderful callers on the topic as well. Also recommendations, a round of “What’s That Sound?”, and the latest info on Awesome Rainbows International!

  • 6: Gifts

    February 8th, 2021  |  1 hr 9 mins

    Everyone loves gifts! They’re fun to give, and fun to receive. Today’s show is about looking back and remembering the most unique gifts we’ve ever been given! Our voicemail box is full of callers telling us all about their favorites as well! Also some kitchen recommendations, a game of “would you rather”, and the latest Koo Koo news.

  • 5: Mailbag

    January 25th, 2021  |  1 hr 6 mins

    Welcome to a very special mailbag edition of Banter Buddies! Instead of listening to your responses to a given topic, we’re answering fan questions about anything and everything. Which action figures did we collect? What are our pet peeves? And would we rather go into the future or back in time? The answers to these and many more inquiries reside in this show!

  • 4: Holidays

    January 11th, 2021  |  1 hr 9 mins

    Everybody loves holidays! They give us a reason to celebrate, create traditions and hang with family. On this episode of Banter Buddies we hear from our listeners about their ideas for brand new holidays! Also our recommendations for stuff to watch, a game of “Bryan or Neil” and the latest Koo news.

  • 3: Dogs

    December 28th, 2020  |  1 hr 14 mins

    The companionship, loyalty, energy and cute factor of dogs is unrivaled in the pet world. Today’s show is all about what makes our favorite hounds so dang great. One of your hosts is a dog dude through and through, the other is….less enthusiastic. Also we’ll recommend some cool stuff, play “would you rather”, and more!