Fri July 6, 2012 at 10:20 PM
Knowing how to drive a manual transmission vehicle is one of the more manlier things to do, the problem is it's often hard to find a stick shift car to practice on let alone someone who is willing to teach you. In this episode Rob takes out his friend Sam Greenspan for a lesson in a middle school parking lot.
Wed November 23, 2011 at 4:29 PM
Thanksgiving is a time for coming together, for saying thanks, and enjoying a tremendous feast, cranberries, yams, and of course the tofurky....well that's if you're celebrating a vegan Thanksgiving. Rob talks about how to enjoy Thanksgiving sans animal products with Lindsay S. Nixon, author of the bestselling cookbook, The Happy Herbivore Cookbook and Regan Maher, she's project coordinator for Nature's Express a vegan restaurant based in Berkeley, California.
Fri November 18, 2011 at 2:12 PM
Garage sales can be a great way to make a few bucks from the junk laying around your house. Rob speaks with Rhonda Franz from the website parenting squad.com about how to maximize profits and minimize headaches.
Fri October 14, 2011 at 8:41 AM
Attending a wedding seems like it should be easy; show up, throw rice, eat food. But being there for your friend and relative means adhering to some guidelines so you don't spoil their big day. Rob Sachs speaks with wedding expert Susan Schneider, a former editor of wedding magazines author of the book "The Wedding Writer" for insight on how to have fun without being a jerk.
Mon September 12, 2011 at 2:47 PM
Attending an outdoor concert can be tons of fun except when you get stuck behind the most annoying concert goers in the world. Rob talks to Ben Kessler of the website SeatGeek.com about how to enjoy the outdoor concert experience and shares his tips with Jessica Jordan.
Tue August 2, 2011 at 11:04 PM
Heading out for a weekend at the beach is always a fun roadtrip unless of course you get snarled in horrible traffic. Rob talks with Jessica Jordan about how to avoid the worst traffic coming out of DC and throws in some tips from Adam Tuss, the sprawl and crawl reporter for WTOP News Radio.
Tue May 17, 2011 at 5:12 PM
Having your most intimate areas examined by a doctor is unpleasant at best. Rob chats with his wife Anna about how to best survive these moments weaving in advice from his friend Dr. Jeff Sirota, an internist based in Colorado.
Wed March 9, 2011 at 12:24 AM
Coffee shops are one of the last public places in America where folks can lay back and lounge around in a family friendly environment. But that doesn't mean we should forget our manners. In this episode, Rob visits Surburban Trading Co. in Kensington, MD to speak with co-owner Andre Cavallaro about what NOT to do when hanging out at a coffee shop.
Mon February 21, 2011 at 5:37 PM
Some people consider themselves vegetarian or vegan, Rob likes to think of himself as a "conscious eater,"someone who thinks about the meaning and origin of every morsel he puts into his mouth. To further his understanding of the food chain, Rob visits Jesse Straight's pasture poultry farm in Warrenton, VA to try his hand at slaughtering, processing, and eventually eating his own chicken. It's an experience he'll never forget.
Sat August 21, 2010 at 11:18 PM
On a recent family vacation to the beach town of Westerly, Rhode Island Rob had the chance to ask locals Donna Celico and Sarabeth Dower how not to be a lame tourist. Their suggestions: follow traffic laws, don't litter, and try your best not to be cheesy.