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Back Row 314 – 316 | Things to Look Forward to in 2021 (+More!)


About This Episode

Matt & Mo are excited about 2021 and there are plenty of reasons why! All this and much more!

 

MONDAY SHOW | JAN. 4, 2020

One Chip Challenge: The Aftermath

On Christmas Day, Matt & Mo did the Deathly-Painful One Chip Challenge. Today, they recap the torture during the challenge and in the days after. PLUS:

+ Christmas & New Year’s
+ Some People Hate Christmas Music
+ Back Row Binge-Watch: The Good Place s01e01

 

TUESDAY SHOW | JAN. 5, 2020

Living in the 90s and 2000s

Kids today don’t know what it was like to be tethered to a landline, why they have to flip a cassette to side B, or how to answer “who loves orange soda?” Matt & Mo take you back to the 90s and 00s. PLUS:

+ Junk Food News
+ Taste Test
+ NYE in NYC was Tone Deaf
+ This Week in Nerdy News

 

WEDNESDAY SHOW | JAN. 6, 2020 (Player at Top of Page)

Things to Look Forward to in 2021

We all knew 2021 was going to start off rocky, but there is hope on the horizon. Matt & Mo bring us a list of things to get excited about in the year ahead. PLUS:

+ Faith & Fandom 180: I Forgot It Was Good
+ Would You Rather?
+ The Top Florida Man Stories of 2020
+ Hello, Fresh. Hello, Twitch.

 

THURSDAY SHOW | JAN. 7, 2020

Rewind | 52 Ways to Invite Someone to Church

Because of COVID-19, you might not have felt comfortable inviting people to church and have gotten a little rusty. We’re here to help with a flashback to a classic episode going through a huge list of (mostly COVID-friendly) ideas.

 

BONUS | BACK ROW BINGE-WATCH COLLECTION

Back Row Binge-Watch | Community Season 1 Binge

A binge-worthy collection of all 5 devotionals from “Back Row Binge-Watch” based on 5 episodes of Season 1 of “Community”.

 

VIDEO | TWITCH STREAM HIGHLIGHTS

Twitch Stream Highlights from Saturday, Jan. 2!

Matt & Mo recorded all their morning shows from this week live on Twitch! Here are a few fun moments between the shows, some great video bits FROM the shows, and of course, the weekly Taste Test – this time it’s Haribo Cola-Flavored Balla Stix!

 

Catch “The Back Row Morning Show” every Monday – Thursday on LTN Radio at 7am Central (with an encore at 9am)! Search & Favorite “LTN Radio” on the Live365 App or listen at LTNonair.com!





Episode Hosts

Radio Matt
LTN Radio Station Manager
Station Manager of LTN Radio and co-host of "The Back Row Morning Show", Matt originally started as "Back Row Baptist" online, sparking an entire ministry that culminated years later in "Back Row Radio" - now joined forces with Love Thy Nerd to form "LTN Radio". Matt is a third-generation radio station manager who has done pretty much every job in the radio industry. He is also active in the Celebrate Recovery ministry, celebrating over a decade of freedom from past addictions. Matt and his wife Deidra have 2 ornery boys and a baby girl.
Megan "Mo" Oaks
Co-host of "The Back Row Morning Show", Mo has been an active part of LTN Radio (formerly Back Row Radio) since its inception. Mo is currently working towards her teaching degree. She and her husband Chris have three amazing kids and too many pets to count.

Episode Producer

Radio Matt
LTN Radio Station Manager
Station Manager of LTN Radio and co-host of "The Back Row Morning Show", Matt originally started as "Back Row Baptist" online, sparking an entire ministry that culminated years later in "Back Row Radio" - now joined forces with Love Thy Nerd to form "LTN Radio". Matt is a third-generation radio station manager who has done pretty much every job in the radio industry. He is also active in the Celebrate Recovery ministry, celebrating over a decade of freedom from past addictions. Matt and his wife Deidra have 2 ornery boys and a baby girl.


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