Problem Solvers…ish #14: Lightning Round of Troubles!

September 7, 2016

Graphic created with "Problem," by Ryan Jay Crisostomo (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL, via Wikimedia Commons and "Cloud to Ground Lightning in Norman, Oklahoma" (Public Domain via the NOAA Photo Library)
Graphic created with “Problem,” by Ryan Jay Crisostomo (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons and “Cloud to Ground Lightning in Norman, Oklahoma” (Public Domain via the NOAA Photo Library)
Not content to completely and utterly solve one listener’s problem in a mere 20-30 minutes, this week Seth and Lex have declared a Lightning Round, where they will tackle numerous problems from numerous listeners in the course of numerous minutes and hey numerous doesn’t even sound like a word any more. Is numerous humorous? As long as it’s not numerous tumerous!

Faster Than A Bleeding Spullet

How is it that Lex and Seth can solve so many problems, so swiftly, so incompletely, so preposterously? Well, this week the problems poured in through all the social media: Twitter, Facebook, Buttbook, Arm Magazine, Toes Quarterly, and Guy Shouting Outside Lex’s Window. At least one of these is a lie. But that still puts us at a much better percentage than this year’s presidential candidates.

Your takeaway should be, Leth and Sex offer fast-acting relief targeted to your problem. Well, so far it’s been targeted to someone else’s problem, because you didn’t call or write in yet. But you can change all that! Just leave us a voice mail and we’ll solve your problem in two shakes of a lamb’s tail. And you don’t even have to mail us a lamb! We do it for ewe.


What’s YOUR Problem?

Every week Seth Brown and Lex Friedman tackle a listener submitted problem. It could be any kind of issue—family, career, love, religion, political. Doesn’t matter! Seth and Lex are equally unqualified to address ANY of your troubles.

BUT, that doesn’t mean they won’t try. And it doesn’t mean they might not solve your problem by accident! Just Skype click the link in the sidebar to access our web-based voice-messaging system. Or, if you’re bashful, e-mail it to us at problems<at>

At your request, we will “Anonymize” your voice, making is less likely that your boss will recognize that it’s you complaining about her peculiar bathroom habits and tendency to stalk you on social media.

Problems dealt with on a “funniest-come, first-served basis.” Real Debbie-downer issues like death, IRS audits, and that sink hole swallowing up your carport? The may take a lonnnnng time for us to get around to. Just leave a voice message by clicking the picture in the side bar of the girl on the party line!



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