5/29/17

R&J #302 – Parental Detention

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There is money on the table. Who’s is it? Bachelorette cheating continues. Joe gives an update on the Postgame show. The anatomy of a bad emcee. Parents getting in trouble for what their kids do. Die Laughing Productions has more going on. Rob gets hit on by an audience member after she asks him to make fun of her.

5/22/17

R&J #301 – Kuwaiti Spiders

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Rob and Joe debate how the success of a comedian is measured in this era of social media. Rob may have figured out the identity of “Eric The Actor”. Joe is convinced that Robby is already cheating at Bachelorette fantasy before the first episode has even aired. What has Robby done with episode 300? Die Laughing Productions is going to Kuwait, but Robby has a lot of reasons why you shouldn’t plan a trip there. An SNL alum ruins Rob’s planned weekend of comedy in Syracuse.

Aired Live Monday, May 22nd at 7:30PM

5/15/17

R&J #299 – Tuck & Grind

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Rob’s girlfriend bought a card game at her ”adult gift” party with fun new positions for couples to try. The night of the Metallica concert was miserable for Rob, but it somehow could have been worse. The former show announcer is ruining sports in DC. A new season of the Bachelorette is days away and Rob wants to test Robby’s mettle once again. Joe learns something about his son when he attends a choral recital. Joe shows total disregard for the broadcast by eating right in the middle of it. Robby celebrates mother’s day with his house guest. Die Laughing Productions is going to Kuwait and Joe will actually be making the trip this time. While looking at real estate, Joe comes across a deal that is too good to be true.

Aired Live Monday, May 15th at 7:30PM

5/8/17

R&J #298 – Jordanian Jokesters

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Rob has returned from his trip to Jordan where he performed stand-up, a murder mystery, and a funniest person on base contest. Die Laughing Production bombs, literally. Erik nearly loses his life going upstream. One comic learns the hard way how the Dead Sea can reveal a potential hemorrhoid problem. Erik tries to provoke the “Church Lady”. Rob has some challenges casting audience member parts for the murder mystery. Rob headlines, but he probably should have let Tommy close the show. When Joe takes his girlfriend out for sushi, he discovers that she is becoming more like him. An outing to an Orioles/Nats game gives the former show announcer his time to shine. Rob is looking for a way to get out of attending the Metallica concert with his girlfriend. Gramps has yet another female customer making suggestive remarks toward him. Rob and Joe rank the most popular positions for sexually active seniors.

Monday, May 8th at 7:30PM

5/1/17

R&J #297 – Shaving the Taint

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Die Laughing Productions is going international, but there are certain parts of the world where Joe is unwilling to go. Again Rob lends his talents to The Tony Perkins Show and Joe is resentful that he’s using new material on someone else’s podcast. The former show announcer is so pleased that he caused Joe embarrassment that he tries to repeat his prank. Rob’s physical therapy staff takes a look at his comedy online. Joe’s girlfriend send some texts during the show chastising him for using her razor. In an effort to solicit more revenge ideas, Joe discusses the flower delivery incident on 98 Rock. But this strategy backfires. Joe’s not looking to fight with other comedians, but others (like Robby) want to make sure his harsh words always reach the subject of the insults. Joe rails against the Dark Overload and dares the hacker to take on The Rob and Joe Show. Robby loves his free content. Joe goes to his favorite hibachi restaurant and finds himself in an uncomfortable situation, both socially and physically. Rob also finds himself in an awkward position by asking the wrong question. Rob’s girlfriend gets a surprising party invitation. Then Rob asks Joe to speculate as to the travelling comedian in the group most likely to give themselves pleasure in Jordan. Robby visits the new MGM National Harbor and is unimpressed. Rob sees The Revolution perform live and loves every minute.

Aired Live Monday, May 1st at 7:30PM

4/24/17

R&J #296 – The Boy Who Cried Wolf

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Now that Rob is the conduit for Gramps’ stories, many are recited in this episode. Not surprisingly, one of these story leads to a conversation about early memories of bare breasts. Joe discusses his history of seeing Jerry Seinfeld perform live over the years after attending a recent show at the Borgata; and he has a lot to say about his opening act. Rob has concerns when he and his girlfriend have a gathering for the Caps/Leafs series and invite the show’s former announcer for his very first visit to their home. Joe piles-on with his own story about some of Tim’s recent antics. The suicide of former Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez leaves a lot of unanswered questions. Rob contends with some rowdy patrons at an oyster bar comedy show.

Aired Live Monday, April 24th at 7:30PM

4/17/17

R&J #295 – Pyromania

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Joe reveals why he can now afford to travel so much. He is planning a trip to Northern California which leads to Rob recall some childhood memories there, including a fascination with fire and playing in a tennis tournament against retirees. Joe becomes concerned when he’s made aware of his father’s behavior at the recent murder mystery he attended in Annapolis, and Rob announces that he will be personally fielding more stories from Gramps in future episodes. A listener has some ideas for the live show in the works. Rob and Joe are relieved by Erik Woodworth’s restraint during his second performance in the new Die Laughing show, and they wonder if there is anything he wouldn’t do if asked. Meanwhile Rob is growing more anxious about what Erik might do during their upcoming trip to Jordan. Rob recounts his memories of Charlie Murphy. Joe and his girlfriend worry that someone might be trying to ruin their relationship and some payback may be in order.

Recorded Friday, April 14th at 7:00PM

4/10/17

R&J #293 – Speed Dating with Gramps

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When Rob goes to see a comedy colleague, he is reminded why its so hard to write new material. Rob proposes another attempt to do the show in front of a live audience. Joe finds himself rooting against the man who ultimately won The Masters for personal reasons. The former show announcer’s losing streak has a long history it seems. Rob and Joe remember Don Rickles and this leads to a conversation about which celebrity was the most prolific ladies’ man. To his surprise, the number of fish in Joe’s new tank suddenly doubles. When Robby happens to pass the restaurant where they made him remove his precious pup, he sees a group of people eating there with their dog under the table. Rob and Joe see the marketing potential for United Airlines’ recent passenger trouble. Joe recalls a troubling childhood memory. Rob and Joe inquire about Robby’s current situation at home in a bonus show preview.

Aired Live Monday, April 10th at 7:30PM