7/26/17

R&J #311 – Don’t Skip Ahead

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Rob and Joe wonder about listener habits. Robby is given a task, but it could lead to a new segment. Joe makes some observations of the mothership. rob is still not getting social media love, but our #1 fan is still the best. Dan Nainan is still in places he doesn’t belong. What makes a good writer? Rob and Joe give some commentary about O’Mearacast.

7/17/17

R&J #309 – The Mike ‘n’ Mara Show

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Michael Chamberlin returns to answer questions about his life over the past year, and talks movies with Mara Reinstein once again. This week’s show is a special landmark; but it seems that the more episodes are accumulated, the more the conversations remain unchanged. As if it weren’t bad enough that Rob had an under-attended show, he may have actually been responsible for costing the bar money. Robby is super-annoyed with the cameo on the season premiere of Game of Thrones. Rob revisits a stunt that Joe pulled in the past, marveling at it in retrospect, and wonders if they might be repeating the same mistake. Joe does eventually learn his lesson about chatting with strangers, but it takes at least two times repeating that mistake.

Aired Monday, July 17th at 7:30PM

7/10/17

R&J #308 – Volcano Shrimp

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There is tension between the brothers before the show even starts. The Robinson family was all together during 4th of July week and Joe has plenty to say about Gramps and Robby. Rob piles on after reading Robby’s most recent Yelp review. Die Laughing Productions will be kicking off a major run at a new venue, but Robby wants no part of that weekend’s events due to the painful memory of being overlooked one year ago this month. Rob and Joe are stunned to hear what Robby has planned for his dog this fall. Rob spent his holiday at National Harbor, then later that week performed with his protégé Dr. Gil whose comedy he half-heartedly promotes. An ill-prepared, novice reporter interviews Rob for a local free paper. The man who never paid Rob for his Mocovox videos is in the news.

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

6/26/17

R&J #307 – Classic Kline

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Die Laughing Productions is on a roll just off three stellar shows including stand-out performances from two people well-known to the MORE network; plus Robby is doing his best to win the favor of a third who attended. Rob is praising Mac Bergson’s co-hosting job on O’MearaCast, and has suggestions of some others who might be good on the show. Joe believes there was an oversight on a recent TMOS episode. Rob shares a brand new Gramps story. Comedian Andy Kline joins to show to promote his new comedy CD “Vintage” and share memories of his brother who was instrumental in the development of his sense of humor.

Aired Live Monday, June 26th at 7:30PM

6/20/17

R&J #305 – Jumping the Shark

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Rob explains the saga behind episode 305. In the news; Robby was correct in predicting the return of Bachelor in Paradise, and Joe’s favorite actor claims he is retiring from making movies. Marcus touts the greatest O’MearaCast episode to date. Robby sends out a mean tweet under the show account to a big supporter of Rob and Joe. Rob finds his niche on social media posting about the Bill Cosby trial, but he really angers a Facebook “friend”. Joe and Katie are moving into a new place with a familiar roommate. Rob and Joe try to guess what happened in the hours following the departure of Robby’s house guest. There is a new t-shirt, and Robby isn’t happy. Rob and Joe try to understand the logistics of how Michael Phelps will race a shark, but everyone agrees on what the stunt should have been instead. Joe closes the show with a quick Gramps story.

Aired Monday, June 19th at 7:30PM

6/12/17

R&J #304 – Printin’ Copies

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Rob is just back from Syracuse where he worked with Rob Schneider. He stopped at Arby’s on the way home, and Joe explains why he is boycotting the fast food chain. Joe also rails against the decline of a popular Netflix show as well as some programming on the Food Network. Rob resents the growing popularity of Joe’s Twitter account. The so-called Comedy Koala inspires Rob to step-up his game, especially on merch. Rob promotes a murder mystery show through Groupon, which may have drawn the wrong kind of audience. Even the cast members are seemingly trying to sabotage the show. Joe analyzes the “Bachelor in Paradise” controversy and Robby sheds light on the topic. Joe puts his foot in his mouth once again because he didn’t learn his lesson the first time he said the exact same thing to someone. There is big news regarding the Kuwait trip. Robby is taken to task, and Marcus is grilled about the O’Mearacast co-hosts.

Aired Live Monday, June 12th at 7:30PM

6/5/17

R&J #303 – That’s Your Opinion

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Netflix documentary “The Keepers” is yet another media piece feeding the national image problem of Baltimore. Rob and Joe argue about what constitutes a joke. Joe feels that Robby is borrowing Dan Nainan’s style in his defense against the cheating accusations. Rob plays a multiple choice game with a brand new Gramps story. Joe attends a wedding where several things happen that defy logic. Rob poses some hypothetical questions about Joe’s hypothetical wedding. Katie’s father continues to mess with Joe in unbelievable fashion. Rob is un-friending like a fiend, so don’t give him any excuse.

Aired Live Monday, June 5th at 7:30PM

5/29/17

R&J #302 – Parental Detention

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Some money is still on the table left there from a long-forgotten bit, but Rob and Joe are unsure of who the rightful owner is. Rob and Joe pay tribute to the listener (and former reservist) known as “Eric the Actor”, whose untimely passing revealed the man’s true identity. Joe’s former radio partner owes a debt of gratitude to Robby after landing a morning show in a top 5 market. Another former 98 Rock employee also announces a new on-air gig. Joe on the other hand, is losing a show. Two people well-known to listeners meet, and form an instant connection based on their love of breaking Joe’s balls. Tiger Woods’ recent arrest leads to an analysis of the most colossal celebrity downfalls. A friend/former landlord is feeding Joe a wealth of stats to further taint Robby’s Bachelorette fantasy record. Rob loses an audience by making fun of one of its members, and then another begs to be the target of his jokes as some kind of foreplay. Rob runs into the women to whom he lost his virginity and claims she is still as good looking as she was in high school. Rob details an emcee’s recent performance whom Joe told to quit comedy many years ago. A Walgreens cashier’s choice of vacation spots is questionable. Joe is being punished for the behavior of one of his kids and Marcus is outraged.

Aired Monday, May 29th at 7:30PM