Dec. 31, 2022

Aliens in the Hot Tub | Mitch Brinkman - Weird Shit I Saw This Week

In the premiere episode of WSISTW we get a short tale about car wash grapes and then Mitch gets an Area 51 earful on a business trip. Follow Brian @ubkbrian on Twitter and Instagram If you think anything we mention …

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Sept. 9, 2022

Top 5 Favorite Things About the Monarchy

We kept calm and carried on with today's show featuring a special call from King Charles and all of us talking about history without having done any research beforehand. Cheerio. Host: Brian Ernst Contestants: Mitch Brinkman ...

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Aug. 29, 2022

Top 5 Reasons Summer Sucks

We're breaking the form today as only Brian reveals his hot take that summer is the absolute worst as Mitch and Nathan must come to an agreement on what to award Brian's babble. Hosts: Mitch Brinkman and Nathan Hennenfent Con...

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Aug. 15, 2022

Top 5 Directors with the Best 3-Film Streak

Who's got consistent bangers in a row? We scour IMDB to see which directers put out the best 3 features in a row. Host: Mitch Brinkman Contestants: Nathan Hennenfent v. Brian Ernst Below are the tools we use to put …

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July 25, 2022

Top 5 Travel Mishaps

How many times have you had issues traveling either to work, back home, or halfway around the world? I bet they don't compare to Mitch's stories this week, but Nathan gives him a run for his money. Also, Fast Five …

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July 11, 2022

Top 5 Methods of Extreme Procrastination

Yes we know we've talked about procrastination before, but we were putting off the real good stories until now. Host: Nathan Hennenfent Contestants: Brian Ernst v. Mitch Brinkman Below are the tools we use to put together the...

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June 27, 2022

Top 5 Celebrities to Have as Grandparents

The boys are back and in-person to discuss faces from the big and small screen to spoil them on weekends. Host: Brian Ernst Contestants: Mitch Brinkman v. Nathan Hennenfent Below are the tools we use to put together the show....

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May 24, 2022

Update: We're not gone! Don't delete us!

We'll be back very soon, we promise! This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Podcorn - https://podcorn.com/privacy Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy

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May 2, 2022

Top 5 Modes of Transportation

Real or fictional, these are the modes of transportation Brian and Mitch flock to. Nathan also reveals his Fast Five Chairs of all time. Host: Nathan Hennenfent Contestants: Brian Ernst v. Mitch Brinkman Look no further for f...

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April 25, 2022

Episode 100! | Top 5 Weekly Rituals

100 Episodes! Holy moly! You know what you get for us reaching such an accomplishment? Just another episode! Since Über Cinco is a weekly ritual for you, the listener, we thought we'd hash out some other weekly rituals we ten...

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April 18, 2022

Top 5 Retirement Activities

It's the 2060s, perhaps the 2070s and the Biz Bear Boys have retired. If we survive climate change, WWIII and WWIV, and the great Locust Rush of '54, here's what we'll do with retirement. Also, the fast five ways we …

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April 11, 2022

Top 5 Things That Should Become Board Games

Longtime listener, first-time contestant Maggie Jo faces off against the Ginger Prince, Mitchell, as they each design the theme, mechanics, and rules of what board games they'd like to play. Don't forget to stick around for B...

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April 4, 2022

Top 5 People Who Need to Be Slapped on Stage

This year's Oscars was a wake-up call. It's only appropriate to slap people on stage that truly deserve it, so we did the Lord's work and found those people for you. Also, Nathan makes Brian guess what bands people are …

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March 28, 2022

Top 5 Bones to Pick with People in Public

You've had a bad day and an even worse week, and some jabroni cuts in line at the sushi buffet. I bet you'd have a bone to pick with that jerk! Listen to find out what other bones we'd pick …

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March 21, 2022

Top 5 Celebrities To Have As Family Members

Toss the family drama out the window! They have been replaced with A-Listers you picked up at the local theater. They were lost, now they are found...as members of your family. The Fast Five: VR Experiences No One Asked For. …

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March 14, 2022

Top 5 Moronic Moments Memorialized in Academia

Today we celebrate the dunces as we take the dumbest decisions of our lives and memorialize them as attractions at expensive universities. And, a special treat at the end, Top 5 Directions. Host: Nathan Hennenfent Contestants: Brian Ernst v. Mitch …

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March 7, 2022

Top 5 Questions Amongst Buds

Due to unforeseen circumstances, we have a slightly different show for you this week. Instead of a typical top five list, Mitch and Brian are asking five questions of each other as this twosome episode of U5 is head-to-head a...

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Feb. 28, 2022

Top 5 Reasons to Use Pen & Paper

This week Mitchell and Nathan defend their uses of pen & paper starting the show with an uncomfortable staredown. Host Brian, on the other hand, brings us back down into the gutter with his Fast Five Celebrity Winery Misfires...

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Feb. 21, 2022

Top 5 TV Crossover Couples

Today's game finds unlikely pairings from classic TV as today's nostalgic Fast Five forces us to relive the Top 5 ways our parents distracted us from on-screen nudity. Host: Mitch Brinkman Contestants: Nathan Hennenfent v. Br...

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Feb. 14, 2022

Top 5 Transactions

The BizBear den welcomes friend of the show Steve Moore to go paw-to-paw with single-fan-favorite (his mom) Mitch Brinkman to reveal their top transactions of all time. And jumping on the bandwagon late, Brian gives his Fast ...

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Feb. 7, 2022

Top 5 TV Shows You Hate-Watch

You love to hate 'em folks! Brian and Nathan reveal their guilty pleasures they hate-watch. Don't forget to stick to the end for Mitch's Fast Five, the Top 5 Kisses. Become a supporter on Patreon See our faces on YouTube …

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Jan. 31, 2022

Top 5 Tom Hanks Movies

The BizBear Boys duke it out over their favorite Hanx performances in an episode that we had to do absolutely zero research for. We're talking from the heart today as Brian and Mitch reveal their favorite Hanx films while Nat...

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Jan. 24, 2022

Top 5 Things Learned From Attending An All Boys School

When a topic requires experience, you get the experts. That's why we brought in special guest Robert Callahan to go against familiar favorite Mitch Brinkman in revealing their endeavors attending all boy high schools and what...

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Jan. 17, 2022

Top 5 Summer Camp Activities

Good morning campers! Welcome to sleepaway camp or basketball camp or whatever camp! Mitch and Nathan debate their very different camp experiences as Western Illinois goes against the Minnesota wilderness. Host Brian closes o...

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