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Dadville with Dave Barnes and Jon McLaughlin
Dadville with Dave Barnes and Jon McLaughlin
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Welcome to Dadville! Join musicians and sometimes-comedians Dave Barnes and Jon McLaughlin in the journey of life, love and the pursuit of... more

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David Novak: Why Don't I Just Be the CEO?

What does it take to be an award-winning CEO? Well, we tracked down just the guest to answer that question.... more

18 Jun 2024 · 1 hour,
Gary Thomas: You Can Only Get So Naked

This week on Dadville we have author, speaker, professor, minister Gary Thomas joining us. Gary has written a bunch of... more

11 Jun 2024 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Jon and Dave: Our Families Think We're Hilarious

It's time for our monthly check-in with the proprietors of Dadville. The fellas took a BUNCH of your questions and... more

04 Jun 2024 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Rebecca Lowe: Americans Are Just So Lovely

Oh boy, this one's for the footy fans. NBC's Rebecca Lowe is the face of Premier League football in the... more

21 May 2024 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
Lucie Silvas: Everything's a Bit Terrible, and We Go From There

Happy Momville! This week we are bringing in our dear friend, singer/songwriter/super mom Lucie Silvas. As a mother of twins,... more

14 May 2024 · 1 hour, 29 minutes
Jon and Dave: All the Answers to Some of the Questions

This week the fellas finally answer all the questions from Dadviile Nation! What's the story about Jon's song in Enchanted?... more

07 May 2024 · 59 minutes
Cory Wong: If I'm in Green Day, I'm Frosting My Tips

Oh boy do we have an incredible episode this week. We have the internet’s favorite guitarist, Cory Wong, joining the... more

30 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
Glen Henry "Beleaf in Fatherhood": I Didn't Know Adults Had Fun?

Today we caught up with Glen Henry, also known as the driving force behind Beleaf in Fatherhood. Glen is a... more

23 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Chris and Lauren Tomlin: You Wrote Those Songs?

It all started with a somewhat blind double date. The story of Chris and Lauren Tomlin is one for the... more

16 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Ernie Hudson: I Learn the Lines And I Get Paid?

We knew this was going to be a special episode as soon as Ernie Hudson hopped on the line. There... more

09 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Jon and Dave: Who Ordered the Spotlight?

Guess who's back? That's right, after weeks of top-notch guests the fellas decided they will take it from here. Dave... more

02 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
James K.A. Smith: The Dynamic of Being Known

For years one of Dave's favorite books has been On the Road with Saint Augustine: A Real-World Spirituality for Restless... more

26 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
Justin Whitmel Earley: Micro Changes with Macro Effects

Ever struggle with loneliness? This week's guest, Justin Whitmel Early, is here to help. His latest book is called Made... more

19 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
John Mark Comer: What is Spiritual Maturity?

If you put accomplished theologian, best-selling author, and part-time stand-up comedian into an algorithm, it's likely you'll end up with... more

12 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Dave and Jon (& Elliott Cherry): Let’s Talk About Work Pt. 2

Thanks to our sponsors! AG1 - Try AG1 and get a FREE 1-year supply of Vitamin D3+K2 AND 5 free AG1... more

05 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 36 minutes
Dave and Annie Barnes: If it Weren't for Ole Miss

We wrap Couples Month with Dave and Annie Barnes, the other first couple of Dadville. Ever wonder how the magic... more

27 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
The McLaughlins: Don't Sleep on the Couch

We have one half of the founding couples of Dadville joining us today. Dave turns the tables and interviews Jon... more

20 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
Drew and Ellie Holcomb: Marriage is the Best Work

Drew and Ellie have a classic love story. You know, the one where they meet in college, he impresses her... more

13 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
Ben and Hillary Rector: The Bros Run These Streets

We are kicking off Couples Month on Dadville with former neighbors Ben and Hillary Rector. They found their way back... more

06 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 23 minutes
S.D. Smith: Stories from the Holler

Most people know S.D. Smith as the author of many popular children's novels, but in reality he's a creator of... more

30 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Dave and Jon: Let's Talk About Work

We got a bit introspective this week in Dadville. The fellas catch up with each other about the intersection of... more

23 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Dr. Russell Moore: Are Things as Crazy as They Seem?

We put on our learning hat this week as the fellas chat with Dr. Russell Moore, who is the Editor-in-Chief... more

16 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Dave and Jon: Somebunny to Love

Kicking off the new year with our monthly duo show and boy, do the fellas have some news. Jon broke... more

09 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
David Thomas: We're Just Lying to Our Kids, but It's Fun

We wrap up 2023 by bringing The Mayor of Dadville (David Thomas) back to join the Five-Timer Club! And considering... more

19 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Mac Powell: Beard of Wonders

We caught up with one of our favorite songwriters, Mac Powell, on this week's episode. Mac's former band, Third Day,... more

12 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Gift Guys Giving Gift Guides

It's the most magical time of year. You know, when the fellas dish out their favorite things/discoveries from the last... more

05 Dec 2023 · 46 minutes
Momville: Fake Plastic Trees (McLaughlin's Version)

We've read DM after DM asking about getting our most popular guests back on the pod. This week we have... more

28 Nov 2023 · 59 minutes
Overconfident and Underperforming: Andrew East and Shawn Johnson-East

We double up on the guests this week with Shawn Johnson-East and Andrew East rolling through Dadville. This might be... more

21 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 24 minutes
Mustaches and Jawlines: Walker Hayes

The fellas get fancy with this week's guest, Walker Hayes. Not only does Walker have one of the most unique... more

14 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 32 minutes
Dave and Jon: Money is Never the Issue

Our monthly Jave/Don rendezvous is back again! Fresh off Halloween the fellas dig into some pros and cons of the... more

07 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
BONUS: Matt Wertz Takes Over!

We have a very special bonus epsiode today. Somehow, Dadville alum Matt Wertz has taken over the controls and is... more

26 Oct 2023 · 26 minutes
Steve Moakler: One Man Clapping

The Music. The Stories. The HAIR. Boy, do we have a special one this week. Singer/songwriter Steve Moakler is an... more

24 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 32 minutes
Sissy Goff: Navigating Your Child's Anxiety

An old friend returns to Dadville this week. Ya'll know Sissy has visited us several times before but this time... more

17 Oct 2023 · 57 minutes
Faith, Politics, and Dad Jokes: Michael Wear's Unconventional Wisdom

This week's episode is not only a chance for Jon to dish out some sage financial advice, but also to... more

10 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Jon and Dave: One of Us Need to Submit

Time for the monthly check-in with Jon and Dave. In this episode, the fellas answer your questions. But first, they... more

03 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Phil Wickham: We're No Doctors

Let's get this right out of the way. We spend an abnormal amount of time talking about Phil Wickham's hair. It's majestic.... more

26 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 23 minutes
Trey Kennedy: How Tall is Taylor Swift?

Laughs on laughs with this episode. We have comedian/singer-songwriter/internet darling Trey Kennedy joining the party this week on Dadville. Did... more

19 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
Dr. Morgan Cutlip: Balance is a Myth

Attention moms of Dadville! This week we have Dr. Morgan Cutlip joining the fellas. Her latest book is called 'Love... more

12 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Dave and Jon: How to Music

This month's Dave/Jon episode is an old-fashioned catch-up session. The fellas talk a bit about their respective new music projects... more

05 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Walker Zimmerman: How to Dominate Dave and Busters

Oh boy, is Dave excited about this one. We have Nashville SC and USMNT star Walker Zimmerman going Dadville. Zimmerman... more

22 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
Harrison Scott Key: Humor is a Truth Detector

We welcomed back Harrison Scott Key to talk about his incredible new book, How to Stay Married. The book is... more

15 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 29 minutes
Carlos Whittaker: Grandpa, You Can't Really Say That

This week we have Carlos Whittaker coming through Dadville to share his incredible story and powerful words about talking to... more

08 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 24 minutes
Colony House: A Horse Named Mountain

Caleb and Will are brothers, fathers, musicians, and feverish lovers of The Three Amigos movie. Listen in as they reveal... more

01 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 45 minutes
Jon and Dave: We're Gonna Fire Our Producer

This week the fellas take a trip to the comments section and highlight a particularly confusing use of emojis. Then,... more

25 Jul 2023 · 44 minutes
Greg Baumer: Living in a Material World

When Greg Baumer walked in the room wearing an Arsenal jersey it was evident right away that this was going... more

18 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 24 minutes
Matt Wertz: A Dad in Utero

For over 20 years Matt Wertz has been in the fellas' inner circle. And with the recent announcement of his... more

11 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
Kirk Cousins: QB by Day, Karaoke Star by Night

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins finally stops by Dadville to catch up with the fellas about the offseason life he's... more

04 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
David Nasser: A Wedgie Waiting to Happen

The fellas prepared a host of questions for David Nasser. But they never got to a single one. David is... more

20 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 20 minutes
Jon and Dave: Dads on Film

The two benevolent proprietors of Dadville are simple men. All they need is love, water, and a tan. And finally,... more

13 Jun 2023 · 53 minutes
James Bay: The Fellow Fathers Are Here!

It's about time we had the third member of our new supergroup on the pod. James Bay is reporting live directly from the... more

06 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Dadville with Dave Barnes and Jon McLaughlin
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This week we have Carlos Whittaker coming through Dadville to share his incredible story and powerful words about talking to your children... more