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Episode 21 Show Notes

The show open was inspired by the guy on the subway shouting, “They got pop smoke!” I had no idea what he was talking about, and kind of assumed he was nuts until a woman said, “Noooooooo!” which made me realize that they were talking about something alien to me. After a little research, I…

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Episode 20 Show Notes

The website we used to determine that there was a Happy Ending Place across from Jack’s regular Pizza Place is rubmaps.ch which is a super classy name. CH is the country code for Switzerland, in case you were wondering. Please let us know if you discover something exciting. The Florida gun range was called High…

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Episode 19 Show Notes

“The Unknowable Ripeness of Avocados” is based on the true story of being sent on a high-stakes errand to buy avocados. My first experience with public poopers occurred way back in 2004 and resulted in a post on my old humor blog Banterist: Dear Lady Squatting in Our Midst. I still remember it vividly because…

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Episode 18 Show Notes

A day after recording Jack’s “Plague 2020” audition, comes this article: Bag of Dead Birds from China Confiscated at US Airport. Which prompted a tweet from a fan: This sounds like some @questionablemat— Mama Gail (@GailTrask) February 11, 2020 Yup! I’ve been to China, and while I have a moderately adventurous palate, some of the…

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Episode 17 Show Notes

Yes, it is immeasurably fun to have a professional singer deliver the line, “Check your prostate.” And no idea what Taylor Swift really sounds like but I think the gal nailed it. We mentioned Jack’s wife’s podcast, which would be this one. We cut out a ton of banter in the beginning that was pretty…

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Episode 16 Show Notes

Grounded Billy open. Brian shipped to Marine Military Academy where a quitter is traumatized and horse poo is thrown. Such a thing as too soon?  New Theme Parks: Disney Czechia, Disney Chechnya, Richard Jewell Ride, Humpin’ Experience at Six Flags, Abbottabadland, Vivid Studios Theme Park. Interview with Bernie Sanders campaign manager Trevor Skedge. Special guest:…

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Episode 15 Show Notes

The Cardi B open was inspired by Cardi B. It is true that Jack was briefly Editor-in-Chief of Juggs magazine, which is hilarious in and of itself. Taking a bizarre job in order to have an experience you can later write about isn’t uncommon, but doing it for seven months is. It’s a tragedy that…

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Episode 14 Show Notes

14 episodes in and we’re developing a structure that we’re comfortable with, and games that we like to play. Jack likes to test my improv skills and I like to make Jack try and keep a straight face, which is pretty much impossible for him to do. I think the “cold open” is important in…

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Episode 13 Show Notes

The first joke of Jack’s to be read on TV was on Saturday Night Live by Norm Macdonald so getting to be backstage with his hero Norm Macdonald had to be the highlight of his 2019. And Louis C.K. didn’t hurt either. Dean Dimitruk as Donald Trump FLAWED GOOGLE TRANSCRIPTION: this episode is brought to…

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