We ventured up the road from Dewey to check in on our friends at Bethany Blues in Lewes for there NFL kick off Party.  ...

It’s kinda hard to believe that we have been doing this for 45 episodes but what can be said other than its a whole lot of fun.  As labor day signals the end of the season we take a break f...

Folks we are currently at a mid-summer block and we want you to help us jazz things up a bit! We’re asking you what weird/informative things would you like us to experience? Full Episodes on our web...

There is an old saying “Can’t take the heat then get out of the kitchen.” In this weeks episode, it is more like “Don’t be late to work if you can’t take the heat&#...

Not many humans in this world enjoy small talk. If you find a human out there who do check them for batteries because there is a chance they are robots! In this weeks episode, we embraced the mother n...

  Kickin off season 3 with some great stunts fro Producer Madness Also getting over PTSD from the reaper challenge to try some Bloodys at The Starboard Restaurant annual challenge...

Natalee DeHart, social media correspondent joins Todd and Tony at Bethany Blues to talk about the local beach scene. Todd DeHart and Tony Russo interview people who work and play at the beach....

In this week’s fiery episode of Dewey Raw, we took a little field trip to OCMD to attend Seacrets Bloody Mary competition. It is safe to say Madness took the brunt of this spicy episode! Though ...

Backshore Brewing Co. brewer Mathew Shockley joins Todd and Tony to talk about going from teaching to brewing, what it's like to make beer just feet away from the sand, and how he balances what people...

They say April showers bring May flowers in reality we hope cold winters bring us warm summers. As the citizens of Dewey continue with another week of cold spring days we decided to give people a litt...

We do a lot of work up in Dewey and it’s always great to meet yet another person behind the scenes that make that place the lively place that it is.  I’ve been in Gary’...

This week we had our pen and ink correspondent Stephanie Fowler on the show and Tony had his first ever bourbon crush. The three of us have been running multiple podcasts both together and separa...

This weeks episode contains what we like to call the “morning after” effect. Prior to this annual event, the Town of Dewey had pulled themselves together for an all-out “classy”...

This week, Stephanie L. Fowler talks about her recent story in the Maryland Writers’ Association lit mag and what it’s like to help people get their books published, among other things. TO...

The weather wasn’t just unkind to people, phones had a tough go of it as well and, as the area’s only Certified Apple tech, Todcast Tech Correspondent Patty Gregorio has had a couple of bu...

New OceanCity.com editor Kristin Helf talks about her vision for the area's most popular website and what it is like writing about the beach in the winter....

This week, Todd and Tony talk about the growing number of “better” restaurants in Ocean City and what it would take for Ocean City to support itself as an upscale resort. They also talk ab...

On this week’s show we’re joined by surprise guest, Joe Reinhart. Not only did we surprise Joe by having him on, but he surprised us by being there. He was just coming to hang out during t...

Mat Shockley and Nate Todd brew bear on the Boardwalk. People pay them to do this. It seems as if it might be a little unfair. Hearing these guys talk about how much they love brewing and working at t...

This week We’re joined by Uncle Jon Conley, our beard correspondent and creator of Uncle Jon’s Soaps, to talk about the anger the comes with Ocean City car events, some great fall outings ...

Ha, the season is winding down but good things are happening all through the off season in fact with fewer crowds and great weather every knows that the second season is upon us. We get the update fro...

On this weeks episode, we change things up just a bit and interview one of the day drinking instigators Danny Robinson, creator, and brewer of Hoop tea. For anyone who has been under a rock this summe...

Last episode we got cultured and talked about some art, this week we decided to build on that and found out about peoples background and heritage.  Unsurprisingly a lot of the people that we spok...

This week we have a super sized show with our guest Leah Beach, who you might know from Gary’s or painting the chalk boards at the Starboard or her most recent endeavor the Dewey Artis...

The last two months have been crazy for us over here at GCFL between Running of the Bull, the LLS Gala,  a wedding,  a bachelor party, and a vow renewal that felt like a bachelor party, ther...

To say that the starboard opening weekend is popular is an understatement.  In fact, it’s so popular that other businesses in this world famous little beach town have to open to accommodate...

Although alcohol doesn’t tend to make people want to follow rules, it does somehow make people want to create them. As a culture, we kind of foment this attitude about the correct way to enjoy a...

For the better part of 5 years Todd DeHart and Tony Russo have been podcasting on the eastern shore. Talking about life in Ocean City and the Delaware beaches, particularly bar culture and the ar...

Changing things up just a bit for Dewey Raw this episode and Todd heads up to Crooked Hammock in Lewes to take part in the Best Wings on the Shore contest hosted by our local radio station out of Ocea...

As the closing weekend at the Starboard is wrapping up, the staff is making plans for the future. Some are taking new jobs, some are getting ready for travel, and still others are looking for new star...

Whether you call it the second season, shoulder season, or football season… it is now upon us.  We to have decided to keep up the the antics with a Second Season of our own.  The way I see it,...

This week on Dewey Raw we celebrated the end of summer and Labor Day weekend with a train wreck of a show.  The plan to bring Kara on to add some sanity and direction was a good idea.  Well at least...

Changing some things up a little bit, Todd and Elliot got together on a Wed night to record the latest episode or Dewey Raw.  The reason was said to be to get a fresh perspective but it was that as m...

A long standing tradition of eating as many of the hottest wings you can in 30 minutes continued this past weekend in Dewey Beach at the Starboard.  We got a chance to chat with the master of ceremon...

It seems that six episodes in the crew has abandoned any thoughts of having an organized structured show.  Although that may be the goal these things take time. We chat with the a couple of our favor...

Todd and I have been podcasting since before it really was a thing. We’ve gone through a bunch of iterations, but nearly every week, for the last four years, we’ve sat down with one anothe...

Doing a Podcast the same day as the Running of the Bull in Dewey Beach Delaware was a great idea, right , right?!? Well we pulled it off and it was a successful show much like the event its self.  Th...

Todd has always had the idea to record a live show from the Starboard, with the opening of Starboard Raw across the street in made sense to put together “Dewey Raw” a show that could give...

I know that I have it pretty good.  I get to make fun videos and have a great time doing it.  Whether its sharing champagne with complete strangers or getting testimonies from restaurant patrons its...

Remember G.I.G.O.? No, that’s Gigli (but, I guess, also G.I.G.O.). G.I.G.O. was a concept used back when we were willing to spend money to tech kids how to program computers, as opposed to jus...

If you will look to your left, you will see a logo provided by one of the largest companies in the world. So what can it mean? The notion behind the “Shop Small”movement is that it is bett...

As Todd and I continue to find our feet on the Google Hangout aspect of the Todcast, we’re trying to keep viewers interested by throwing up photos of our escapades. In the coming week’s we...

Before we get started, it is very important you know that “Signs” by Five Man Electrical Band is one of the worst of the Hippie-Pop songs ever recorded. This is not my opinion, this is obj...

What is that horrifying photo, you ask? That is yours truly participating in this new, deproved Todcast, broadcasting live on Google Hangouts. Because Todd and I have malleable jobs and responsibiliti...

It’s not my anniversary, per se, but I’ll tell you a little secret. I’ve got Todd breathing down my neck for a show blog and I figure since it’s late I’ll butter him up a...

In this week’s Todcast, we talk muskrat, country music, and because it’s the law, the Oscars. The good folks at Good Clean Fun Life, are preparing to celebrate their fifth year as a lifest...

In this week’s Todcast Todd reports on his regional travels including the Frozen Harbor Music Festival (formerly Pirate Rob’s Birthday Party) and joining the Blue Agave Bottle Club. Of the...

We attended the Winter Gala in Dewey Beach, which is put on to raise funds for the Police and Beach patrol that keep a watchful eye on the safest town in Delaware. I was struck by the size and scope o...

This week Todcast Tony and I discuss the trials and tribulations of a weekend long, stay-at-home dad.  We don’t do much for ordering out of junk food in our house so getting carry out while Nat...

An appeal to the lowest common denominator is something meant derisively, as if they’re better than the people to whom the appeal is made. But, in this complaint, there is something of a confess...

We got the chance to wax a little philosophical on this week’s Todcast. It stemmed from a discussion of the unreality we can sometimes attribute to other people’s lives, this sense about t...

In this week’s show we get the opportunity to interview Donnie Landis (pictured right) who’s coming to town this week to perform in the Lone Star Rodeo as part of the Bulls, Broncs, and B...

On this week’s episode, we traveled to the Berlin, Maryland home of Domestic Goddess Natalie DeHart, to talk about holiday parties. Rather than conduct a straight interview, Todd and I quizzed Natal...

On the advice of Mindie Burgoyne from last week’s show, Todd treated himself to shopping and lunch at the Washington Street Inn in Easton rather than brave the cold at the Winterfest of Lights. ...

On this week’s show Mindie Burgoyne talks Small Business Saturday as well as how small businesses can take advantage of Cyber Monday. Small Business Saturday is the shop local alternative to Bl...

This week on the Todcast, we talk international and local visitors and how to address them, recap a week of GCFL shenanigans and announce the first winer of out Welcome Police Handbook contest. Specia...

The notion of establishing (or at least pretending to want to establish) a tourism police force first captured my imagination this summer, when I discovered there was such a thing. As it turns out, co...

After an introduction (or, rather as part of the introduction) of the new Todcast format, we talked a bit about good versus bad ghost tours. An example of a good ghost tour is any one run by Mindie B...

Synopsis: (BLOG) The thing about customs, is, they’re not just arbitrary rules, they are things that have worked the best for the people who have lived there the longest. In this week’s To...

Listen Here Synopsis: In this week’s Tourist Trap segment, we discuss the impossibility of having an “authentic locals experience.” The problem is, the “authentic locals experi...

LISTEN HERE Synopsis: In this week’s Todcast we learn the secret behind Tony’s fashion choices, how to shoplift a movie and the best winter jobs for OCBP Lifeguards. Relevant Quotes: ̶...

One of my favorite remnants from philosophy 101 is that a person can’t knowingly do something they believe to be wrong. The short version of this argument is that when we commit an illicit act, ...

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN Synopsis: In this week’s episode, we mostly talk about how bitter I am that the newspaper business is run by cowards. But there’s other, more interesting stuff going o...

Several weeks ago, I was in a New Jersey bar with Keith, Bobby and Michael. My best friend and two of my brothers, respectively. The waitress came to our table balancing four tall, pink drinks upon he...

Todcast Ep 127  Synopsis: With help from special guest Rich Liebig, of The Crispy Noodle podcast, in this week’s Todcast we discard the phrase “Girly Drink” in favor of the more des...

The Todcast has always been a kind of an experiment between the written and spoken word. Each week, Tony writes a long blog to coincide with the Todcast’s theme. This week, we’ve added a n...

THIS WEEKS TODCAST I am not a “one up” guy during conversations, although to listen to me you wouldn’t know it. I have a billion stories at the ready to go along with the one youR...

Burley Oak Brewery owner Bryan Brushmiller has been known to say, “The only thing keeping us from greatness is goodness.” His central point is that, often when things are going well, it&...

It takes zero creative energy to hate on Salisbury, Maryland. Excruciatingly selfish city planning and nearly-criminal short-sightedness has turned it into a patchwork of strip malls, box stores and t...

I have an ongoing and secret feud with the television at the YMCA. If I am alone in the locker room, or notice no one is paying attention, I turn it off. Of course, this being America, usually there a...

The photo accompanying this post is of the most intellectually esoteric item Wal*Mart sells. As I started this Todcast blog, I meant to mock the shirt, the show and the Wal*Mart. While I make no apolo...

  On the day after Fathers Day I had the pleasure to have a interview with one of the fathers of skateboarding Chris Miller.  Interestingly enough this skateboard legend also has a son who is ma...

It was a rainy night in Delmar, and I took shelter away from the doors of the Walgreens, waiting for my ride. There is a Red Box movie rental just outside the Walgreens store and some 30-somethings we...

Local business owners tend to fall pretty strictly into two categories: entrepreneurs who are building something and businesspersons who feel they are owed something for being a “small business....

When “Verified” badges became available on Twitter I signed up for one.  I just thought it was something one was supposed to do, to provide some criterion so Tweets could be properly attr...

I don’t know whether it is true that you’re only as old as you feel. I always feel the age I am, so maybe I’m not trying hard enough to feel an age. What is true, though, is one̵...

I don’t watch much TV. In fact, I was a cord cutter before the Internet was in most homes. I hate paying for cable because it’s shit. TV was free when I grew up and it’s still free ...

In case you’re not familiar, “the Uncanny Valley,” was coined to describe a robotics phenomenon. Scientists discovered the more accurately a robot was rendered, the more people it creeped out. W...

In the ongoing debate about nostalgia’s value, I fall pretty decisively on the nostalgia-is-horrible side. In the ongoing debate about the objectification of women, I don’t confuse exploit...

I think Tony is mad at me, the Todcast is after all Tony’s baby and although it is my name sake and I often make claims of bringing “production value” without delivering.  I’...

The title of this week’s Todcast and accompanying blog was, in a way, lifted from the headlines of last week’s Dispatch. I have an odd relationship with the Dispatch, as I used to work for...

Earlier this week, a celebrity chef complained there was such a thing as the “Top 50 Women Chefs” and a friend of mine solicited comments on the topic. His question was whether there is ro...

I love monster nightmares. I am a grownup, overweight white male with a little beard. There is nothing in my real life of which I’m terrified. I worry about stuff, middle class stuff mostly; kid...

It is, at this point, almost beyond trite to make fun of politicians. Also, it is getting a little exhausting to defend or indict the press. Simply put, no one is doing their job and everyone is mad...

The 110th episode of the Todcast was recorded last night and will be out this Friday. Thanks to the few that joined us for a great craft beer in #MDsCoolestSmalltown at Burley Oak Brewery last night...

It is not new or interesting to say the newspaper business is changing, but as a news ex-pat I’m less worried than most about it. The fact is, talented writers will always find work and, as pa...

This was my last week at the Star Democrat and, although I’ll miss my colleagues, I really left the news business just in the nick of time. Three things happend this week—two of which we disc...

It’s been awhile since we’ve had a guest on the Todcast, so it was a pleasure to welcome Mathew Shockley of PLB Comics this week. Mat  has been the designer behind all of the Burley Oak...

Earlier this week rapper 2 Chainz was arrested for paraphernalia possession in Easton, the town where I work. The car he was driving was pulled over DWB in Easton. His driver happened to be going (as ...

By Tony Russo If it had political goals, we could easily call reality television terrorism. But since it has neither goal nor point, we’ll go with bully-porn. The ostensible premise of all reali...

Recently a colleague asked me a seemingly hypothetical question: Why do people think that X is a Y? (The content of the question isn’t the issue). The opinion she spoke about was patently a shal...

by Tony Russo For those of you who might have missed this week’s Todcast (posted below as always) a brief summary: In his article about the Walking Dead, Chuck Klosterman ties our zombie fascina...

by: Tony Russo The hardest part of being me is I’m so easily offended, I’m running out of things to boycott, which kinda takes me out of the game economic sanctions-wise. For example, I do...

By Tony Russo A less-preachy version of what follows can be found as part of the Big Picture segment of the Todcast. If we’re going to have a civilized society, parents are going to have to adopt sa...

In the movie “The Princess Bride,” master criminal Vizini’s repeated response to the overwhelming evidence he may be facing a superior foe is to shout “Inconceivable!” Ev...

The title of this week’s show was chosen because the Berlin, (Maryland) town council put the kibosh on an open container law they passed last year. It seems, for reasons that will never be clear, Co...

by Tony Russo This week’s “Big Picture” was supposed to be anti-advertising but I’m two days past deadline and, frankly, I don’t have it in me. It’s not that I don&...

When I was on the old-people-in-politics beat for the Bayside Gazette, I had to cover a quarterly Town Hall meeting held by a member of the county government. I cannot impress upon you how much this s...

Now I don’t wanna get all preachy, {{1}}[[1]]Of course I do.[[1]] but the faux outrage over the Christmas Creep is embarrassing even for Americans. Just so we’re all talking about the same...

A new feature on the Todcast, “The Big Picture” is our newest foray into multi-media — an essay to accompany the Todcast. Comment below or #Todcast. For the last 8 months or so, I’...

By Tony Russo Although I’d rather watch a movie about it than have it happen to me, there is something to be said for the experience of being in the newspaper business as it slides into irreleva...

There is no question that the Internet makes things move faster, but its selectivity is what we’re here to speak about today. For instance, the troll trope of commenting “FIRST!” if they’re th...

Lets face it, I am just the pretty face of the Todcast, even thou you cant see me unless you watch the live recording. The todcast bears my name and and is features on my site, but the real work is do...

by Tony Russo I got a letter from Chuck Norris yesterday. It wasn’t addressed to me but rather was sent on his behalf by a syndicate that distributes columns to newspapers. That’s correct;...

Tony normally writes the post to go with the todcast, but this week was his birthday.  As we all know he loves to hear himself talk so editing the todcast was not a problem.  However taking the ti...

Although it is only a small part of a Todcast that included an analysis of tweakers and an extended, enjoyable state of the beer, I wanted to write today about why you should support Wendy Rosen for t...

by Tony Russo To hear Bryan Brushmiller tell it, there is more to running a brewery than siting round drinking. Being the show sponsor, he does the “State of the Beer” each week where he talks abo...

by Tony Russo I may have quit smoking tobacco. I say “may” because quitting is always dicey. If I have quit, though, it’s because I adopted electronic cigarettes which are essentially nicotine i...

By Tony Russo People often ask me, “Tony, what is the secret to your ignorance? How can you be a functioning, mostly lucid adult with so little knowledge at your disposal?” The answer is s...

Posted on September 6, 2012 by Tony Russo While some might say I can be a perfect ass, it is not a title I take lightly. I know they’re trying to be encouraging but, to truly be perfect one has to g...

By Tony Russo When I’m not saying horrible things on the Internet, I’m a newspaper reporter. This is only a marginally important fact. In my capacity as a writer I am expected to get things right....

Posted  by Tony Russo It is my responsibility to edit the Todcast each week, paring it back to something close to 20 minutes. This week’s show, though it is 40 minutes long, had no fat to cut. Todd...

by: Tony Russo Right here is EVERYTHING you need to know about Ocean City. Enough cash to buy a full page ad because they hate the mayor but not enough taste to make a nice one. This ad is soliciting ...

So for those of you who are as ignorant as I, there’s a singer called G-Love (pronounced “Gee” “love”) and he’s pretty famous. Since I wasn’t aware of this fact, I spent the better part ...

Or as the Chinese Say.. Remember that time you drove to New Jersey to see where “Clerks” was filmed? Or that awesome road trip you took to Austin to see all of those great places represent...

The Berlin Bathtub Races were improved upon this year by several minor tweaks to the program, the most interesting of which was the adoption of Todd Dehart, my co-host, getting the call to emcee the e...

On this week’s Todcast, we have a special sneak preview of the upcoming Berlin Bathtub Races which have gotten significantly cooler over the past year. It was a dying event until Olive Mawyer saved ...

This week Todd had to learn the hard lesson that I’m a member of the zombie-obsessed. To be honest and fair, I’m a zombie enthusiast from way back and will continue to be after the fad is finally ...

by: Tony Russo In the 80s there was a movie called Johnny Dangerously. One of the subplots (OK, the movie had running jokes more than it had subplots) is the conflict between Johnny and his boyhood ri...

The reason he sometimes find headlines amusing is that they look as if they’re sentences but they are not. Headlines are written for people who either can barely read or feel as if they are too busy...

Every week my partner, Tony Russo, and I do our Todcast.  Every week Tony is the driving force behind the recording, editing and posting an article about it.  If I haven’t mentioned it before ...

By Tony Russo Todd DeHart, my co-host, likes to joke that doing the weekly Todcast is the most regularly he’s participated in a project since he left high school. Because Todd didn’t realize how c...

By Tony Russo I probably caught the luckiest break in my career mistake-wise last week and want to show a little gratitude over it. For reasons that are long and boring I ran the wrong SDHS Honor Roll...

Four More Years Four years makes a much larger cultural difference than one might expect, as we found out during this week’s Todcast. Although I’m not much older than Todd DeHart, my co-host, and ...

I returned this week to covering the County Commissioners, which isn’t as thrilling as it sounds, but the upside was that I got to spend the day in Snow Hill, which I haven’t done in more than a y...

I try as hard as I can to be authentic, to remain employed, and not to hurt people’s feelings. The frequency with which these things are incompatible increases with the number of people I come acros...

by Tony Russo We’ve added a new feature to the Todcast as an enticement for any of you would like to tune to the live stream, interactive video simulcast: pure horror. It may be difficult to believe...

By Tony Russo It is with more than a vague sense of irony that I am rewriting this column. The short version is that I was having trouble explaining why this week’s Todcast is called Take Two. For t...

By Tony Russo So although I am a married man, I understand (barely) that this is called housekeeping: We moved where we are on iTunes. Same rules apply — type GCFL into your iTunes store search bar ...

Podcast Powered By Podbean Bill Todd and Big Al Reno get back together to catch up once again after a small break and shoot the shit about what is happening in the world and locally they toast one up ...

By Tony Russo It came to my attention this week that the term “Guinea Tee” is not as widely used as one might think. In fact, by this point half of you are as surprised as I and the other half are...

by: Tony Russo This was a good news/bad news kind of week. We shared a lot of cool stories and interesting insights and then I proceeded to edit them out. Among what’s left you’ll find commentary ...

By Tony Russo A few weeks ago, Todd DeHart and I decided not to worry too much bout getting guests. We didn’t strictly ban the idea but were pretty sure we wouldn’t have too many more guests. It w...

Bill Todd was in a celebratory mood after getting his new hand made Les Paul – Gibson  Guitar.  Maybe it was not the night to put him under the lights of the todcast Documentary on GCFL.TV but...

By Tony Russo As we’ve mentioned here before one of Todd DeHart’s many side gigs is as D.J. for the Party Zone, Saturday nights on Ocean 98. We’ve also mentioned (I believe) that occasionally I ...