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Features Overview

A true gent's podcast about current events, sports, entertainment, relationships, politics and technology.

*I'm sure I cursed at least once, so watch out for that salty language warning, which is the (S) next to the episode.


Rooted Ep. 41(S) - November 1st, 2017

Justin and Kim continue the 'Shooting Range' series talking about gun culture in America. This is part 2 of this series, be sure to go back and listen to part one!

Rooted Ep. 40(S) - October 27th, 2017

Justin and longtime friend Chris discuss the debate around guns and gun control. Chris is a military veteran, runs a gun range, and shoots competitively.

Rooted Ep. 39(S) - October 17th, 2017

Justin and Kim discuss current events surrounding the NFL and how the White House has been weighing in on them. Along with the kickoff of the NBA season today, we discuss the injury bug striking some of the NFL's biggest names.

Rooted Ep. 38(S) - October 2nd, 2017

Justin and Dee discuss Bedlam due to Dee's curiosity about the bottle and shirt. His first time on in a while, the conversation is always freewheeling.

Rooted Ep. 37(S) - September 18th, 2017

Justin and Kim discuss a bevy of topics among NFL week 2, Big Brother 19, WWE No Mercy, and a little AHS Cult.

Rooted Ep. 36(S) - September 5th, 2017

This week Justin and Dave Knezovich talk about what to expect during the 2017 NFL Season, along with some predictions for the playoffs. Dave is currently fighting brain cancer and has a GoFundMe page to help with the cost of his surgeries and treatments for recovery. Please donate if you're able to at

RootedEp. 35(S) - September 3rd, 2017

Justin and Kim discuss Big Brother season 19 or #BB19 for real fans, NCAA and NFL Football, Fantasy Football and announce a few new series on

Rooted Ep. 34(S) - August 28th, 2017

Justin and frequent blog contributor Austin Snyder discuss McGregor-Mayweather, Game of Thrones viewing habits, and Austin weighs in on his hall pass contenders. 

Rooted Ep. 33(S) - August 13th, 2017

Justin and Kim discuss their thoughts on Big Brother 19 so far this season, casual police brutality on television, and our marriage hall pass list.

Rooted Ep. 32(S) - August 2nd, 2017

Justin and JP in Connecticut discuss Scaramucci's crash and burn, Macgregor/Mayweather, Allen Iverson in the Big Three, and how not watching Game of Thrones can be detrimental to your social life.

Rooted Ep. 31(S) - July 20th, 2017

Justin and The Lovely Kimberly discuss WWE BattleGround, a possible MLS Franchise in the Oak City, and a fast approaching Summerslam.

Rooted Ep. 30(S) - July4th, 2017

Justin and Fred Anthony Houston discuss boxing, Pacquiao's last fight, judging sports, and awkward things on Southern Roadtrips.

Rooted Ep. 29(S) - July 3rd, 2017

Justin and JPinConnecticut have their first in person podcast! They discuss fast food, dogs, the 4th of July, and many other things.

Rooted Ep. 28(S) - June 28th, 2017

Justin and JP in Connecticut discuss personal religious beliefs, our live NBA Awards show on the Rooted Youtube Channel, and NBA Free Agency.

Rooted Ep. 27(S) - June 10th, 2017

Justin and Kim discuss The NBA Finals, super teams, politics and porn.

Rooted Ep. 26(S) - June 8th, 2017

With a new theme song, North Cack by G Yamazawa, Justin and JP in Connecticut discuss dogs, the NBA Finals, and random celebrity encounters.

Rooted Ep. 25(S) - June 3rd, 2017

Justin and Dee discuss getting older and whether or not to attend their High School Reunion.

Rooted Ep. 24(S) - May 25th, 2017

Justin travels to Cary, NC to discuss the American experience, politics, religion and authoritarian regimes with Ahmet.

Rooted Ep. 23(S) - May 24th, 2017

Justin and JP in Connecticut discuss the NBA Finals matchup and when the boss is in town.

Rooted Ep. 22(S) - May 13th, 2017

Justin and Kim discuss Mother's Day, hiding in bushes, and how their parents told them about the birds and the bees.

Rooted Ep. 21(S) - May 5th, 2017

Justin, JP in Connecticut, and his wife Toni discuss pre-existing conditions, the AHCA, and the Cubbies!

Rooted Ep. 20(S) - May 7th, 2017

Justin and childhood best friend Dee discuss ancient civilizations, Hermetics, alchemy, and all sorts of other things.

Rooted Ep. 19(S) - May 5th, 2017

Justin and JP in Connecticut discuss taking deceased pets to the taxidermist, the NBA Playoffs, and the possibility of another Cleveland-Golden State matchup in the NBA Finals.

Rooted Ep. 18(S) - April 30th, 2017

Justin and Kim discuss the NBA playoffs, White House Correspondence Dinner, NFL Draft, and whatever else comes up.

Rooted Ep. 17(S) - April 24th, 2017

Justin and JP in Connecticut discuss the NBA Playoffs so far, along with the recap of his wife throwing the first pitch for the Yardgoats.

Rooted Ep 16(S) - April 14th, 2007

Justin and Kim discuss the week that was in politics.

Rooted Podcast Ep. 15(S) - April 14th, 2017

Justin and JP in Connecticut discuss first round matchups in the NBA Playoffs.

Rooted Podcast Ep. 14(S) - April 11th, 2017

Justin and Childhood Best friend take a trip down memory lane going through their Southern Illinois adolescence and early adulthood. They also touch on demonic possession, Pepsi, and a slew of other things.

Rooted Podcast Ep. 13(S) - April 10th, 2017

Justin and JP from Conneticut discuss Muse Cages and Basketball.

Rooted Podcast Ep. 12(S) - April 9th, 2017 

WRESTLEMANIA WEEK RECAP!! We had a blast with WrestleMania Week and figured we needed recap podcast from all the action. Justin and Kim discuss Wrestlemania Weekend.

Rooted Podcast Ep. 11(S) - March 19th, 2017

Justin and best friend since the age of 12, Dee, discuss all sorts of ideas pertaining to religion, spirituality, and the adoption combine. Don't take this TOO literally. 

Rooted Podcast Ep. 10(S) - March 14th, 2017

Justin and a JP discuss Connecticut, NFL free agency, NBA, and other random topics.

Rooted Podcast Ep.9(Popping Bottles Edition) - March 5th,2017

Justin and Kim discuss the UNC-Duke rivalry and most recent contest. Along the way, we chat about the dirtiest players in the game of basketball and some football.

Rooted Podcast Ep.8(S) - February 27th, 2017

Justin and JP Discuss football, cancer, the NBA, and Dimetapp. 

Rooted Podcast Ep.7(S) - February 1st, 2017

Justin and Jp discuss the NBA All-Star Weekend, dead celebrities and of course some Super Bowl prop bets. 

Rooted Podcast Ep.6(S) - February 3rd, 2017

Justin and Kim discuss The Super Bowl, Putin the Ring Thief, and Giggle about hockey names.

Rooted Podcast Ep. 5(S) - January 27th, 2017

Justin and Kim discuss real sports and fake sports. We talk super bowl predictions, Duke and Chicago Bulls basketball drama along with the Royal Rumble.

Rooted Podcast Ep. 4(S) - January 8th, 2017

Justin and Kim discuss being snowed in a house for three days and the effects it has on your psyche. Cabin Fever makes you say some crazy things. 

Rooted Podcast Ep. 3 - January 11th, 2017

Justin and Justin discuss the PEOTUS, voting, and understanding reality. 

Rooted Podcast Ep.2(S) - January 11th, 2017

Justin and Justin discuss the Consumer Electronics Show, or  CES, as well as all the tech you can expect to see in the near future, like driverless cars.

Rooted Podcast Ep. 1 - January 18th, 2017

Justin and Kim discuss "what the hell is Rooted?" and really nothing else, except politics, maybe let us get on the other side of the inauguration. This one is short and sweet.