A suspicious story involving Alex Rodriguez is in the news. It seems that Joe’s not allowed to interview Ray Lewis. Rob believes that some of the Ravens must know who Joe is. He disagrees and then comments on Antonio Brown’s helmet issue and personal safety. Rob is angry at a venue that canceled his spot for the upcoming weekend, and so is one fan/contributor who bought tickets. While performing with John Witherspoon at the DC Improv, Rob must play defense for the legend when a suspicious woman wants a formal introduction. When Joe’s Five Plated T-Shirt is finally finished, he realizes that Chris has pulled a bait and switch. The former show announcer shares celebrity gossip with Rob. The Die Laughing cast was spoiled over the weekend with a luxury Airbnb and enormous pizza pies. Joe discovers that two of the dancers in the troupe are complaining about one of their numbers.
Aired Live Monday, August 12th at 7:45PM
Rob’s new t-shirt leads to Joe talking about a coffee stain on his car. Robby appears to be trolling Joe on Twitter. Joe second-guesses himself about how to bathe his dog. While 98 Rock/WBAL listeners await an announcement about who will be the regular sports anchor, Joe continues to help fill the slot and find his way. No one, including Rob, knows what to expect whenever they perform at the Shriners Temple. When Katie leaves town, Joe takes a well-deserved extreme rest day. There’s no more relaxing for Joe when he is forced to deal with old hornets nest. Rob poses a disturbing hypothetical questions.
Aired Live Monday, August 5th at 7:30PM
Technical issues still plague the show, including the show notes on Rob’s computer which have suddenly reverted to topics from almost a year ago. Beyond a back yard for the dog, Joe lists the other features they’ll need in a new house. A listener suggests a topic for the show. Joe feels slighted when he’s not invited to a station event. Then covering his first Ravens practice, he struggles to find his way. Rob has a new phrase he uses to be both dismissive and hilarious with Tawanda, Joe yearns for the day he had something similar with his bride. Katie is attending a friend’s bachelorette party out of town and Joe is setting some ground rules.
Aired Live Monday, July 29th at 7:30PM
Some fluky technical issues prevent Rob and Joe from doing a live show, and almost keep them from doing a show at all. Rob has a lot of problems flying to and from Nebraska. Rob’s travel dilemma got him back to DC too late to make the murder mystery on Sunday night, but that was the just the beginning (and the least) of the problems getting that show off the ground. A possible opportunity arises once again, and Joe asserts himself quickly, when a change at the radio station is announced. Joe has strong opinions about the new trailer for the Top Gun sequel and Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.
Recorded Monday, July 22nd at 8:15PM
A “fan” gives Rob and Joe a backhanded compliment for their time subbing on afternoon drive last week. Rob makes a big splash in the Lincoln, Nebraska radio pool promoting himself. Rob encounters a successful actor/comedian with an interesting business model. A lot of people have thoughts about what Joe’s Instagram username should be. Joe is lending both financial and moral support to Jeremy’s film project, and he appears to be the only one. Katie receives an album of photos from their destination wedding and is distraught over one photo that taints the whole book. Gramps sent two stories to Rob this week, and this time he may have gone too far. Katie has legitimate concerns that Joe may eventually have experiences comparable to his father. Joe and Katie have made a huge life decision based solely on their dog. Joe discusses his aversion to yard work based on childhood trauma. Joe closes the show with his reviews of ‘Stranger Things 3’ and ‘Yesterday’. WARNING SPOILERS!
Aired Live Monday, July 15th at 7:30PM
Gramps and the other regular live listeners appear to love the new chat room. Rob gets a reality check on Tawanda’s opinion of his comedy. While subbing on afternoon drive this week, Rob puts his foot squarely in his mouth off the air. Robby needles Joe about arguing on Twitter even though he knows nothing about the disagreement. Joe and Katie love to crap on Rob when they’re playing Cards Against Humanity. At the same party, an innocent bystander gets a barrage of insults hurled at him. Rob and Joe talk to the documentarian OKI again about his struggles and ultimate triumph over the Keyser Soze of comedy. Katie’s already shopping for another wedding dress. Joe is stunned when Katie announces suddenly that she plans to resume an old hobby, and then immediately leaves the house by herself to go pursue it. Joe follows in Gramps footsteps and joins Instagram for similar reason.
Aired Live Monday, July 8th at 7:45PM
With no live show and chat this week, Rob and Joe worry about Gramps state of mind. Joe takes steps to deal with his worsening memory issues. Erik, once again, goes over the line when it comes to his interaction with the murder mystery audience. “The Most Hated Man in Comedy” documentary is reposted after some self-censorship by the filmmaker. Restivo is working on another new impression, this one specifically for the Rob and Joe fans. Katie is putting the pressure on Joe to get the ring fixed. Rob annoys Katie when he appears to know Joe’s schedule better than she does. Joe has impulsively said the wrong thing to a neighbor again, but this time behind Katie’s back. A young couple Joe befriended on the honeymoon have become listeners and potential restaurateurs.
Recorded Monday, July 1st at 7:30PM
Rob has a good time with some male strippers. The show itself turned out great in spite of some difficulties surrounding the murder mystery over the weekend in Winchester. Rob and Joe talk to a young filmmaker who has created a documentary about a certain notorious figure in the comedy world who has not been discussed on the show in some time. Joe discusses all the hoopla surrounding the retirement of a local sportscaster. Some follow-up is necessary regarding the neighbor’s gift and the fallout from that discussion on the last episode. Joe is very concerned that he is becoming more and more forgetful. The live chat interface must be replaced, and consequently Gramps is in a panic.
Aired Live Monday, June 24th at 7:30PM