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  • 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

    4/3/17

    R&J #292 – Just the Tip

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    Rob and Joe get a little too excited about women’s final four basketball. Marcus reveals a major shift in his relationship with the Vermont Bucks. A bathroom etiquette question arises from something Rob observes at the DC Improv. He then puts his foot in his mouth when he calls a server by the wrong name at the same club. Rob touts his guest appearance on The Tony Perkins Show. Joe can’t stop his group texting obsession now that baseball season has started, and he still refuses to remove Rob from the chain. The fake millennial comedian works his way into a local comedy competition. Erik Woodworth joins the conversation by on the phone to talk about his performance in the latest Die Laughing Productions debut where he finally went too far. Joe is amazed by his girlfriend’s ability to recall some obscure songs.

    Aired Live Monday, April 3rd at 7:30PM

    3/27/17

    R&J #291 – Touchdown!

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    Robby is not here because he is prepping for another murder mystery. Rob and Joe talk about Robby’s importance to the show and his stress. Joe had a lot to share from his Vegas trip including a hotel room upgrade secret. Joe faces “The Cooler” when placing some bets. Joe encounters a college basketball fan who doesn’t appreciate him rooting for the opposition, plus a bitter bartender. Dave Chappelle is back on the comedy scene, and Rob and Joe discuss his return. Rob, Joe and Marcus compare their most famous celebrity encounters after Tawanda has a brush with an A-lister at brunch. Joe won’t be able to watch some great TV until Katie wants to watch too, he gets very sick and/or the new fish tank gets stocked. Rob does a show with a comic for whom he now has great appreciation. Die Laughing Production goes worldwide, but Rob and Joe may not be going anywhere. The CAN-AM Indoor Football League season is underway, and Rob and Joe have a lot of questions for Marcus about it.

    Recorded Monday, March 27th at 7:30PM

    3/13/17

    R&J #290 – Stand Up and Sit Down

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    Drugs and alcohol seem to permeate the comedy scene as Rob describes a few gigs this week. At the murder mystery on Sunday, Joe’s girlfriend almost gets into a fight with a disruptive audience member. Joe feels guilt about not being there to defend her. Robby messes around with another man’s sound equipment. Rob and Joe see a lot of fans, but one of them attends the show covertly. Rob and Joe create their Mt. Rushmore of movie characters. Without Robby there to restrict it, the show wraps with some NCAA Tournament talk.

    Recorded Monday, March 13th at 7:30PM

    3/6/17

    R&J #289 – Ass Wednesday

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    Marcus’s deal with the Vermont arena league football team is finalized, and Rob and Joe have a lot of questions. Rob does a gig at a golf practice range where they know very little about putting on a comedy show. Rob doesn’t understand the religious observance of Lent, but luckily Katie is available to explain. She also makes a spontaneous revelation about her own brush with arena football. Joe inquires about Robby’s ongoing difficulties with his house cleaning service. A very odd student in Rob’s driver improvement class over-shares. Joe reviews the movie ”Get Out”. Robby forgets to make his weekly guesses in the Bachelor Fantasy League, giving the others a fighting chance. Gramps will be attending another murder mystery in Annapolis where he always makes himself right at home, but Rob is more worried about his own parent attending that show. Rob fears the wrath of Robby when he must inform him that his many hours of production for an upcoming show must be scrapped. Joe is then suddenly reminded that he’s once again neglected to relay another Monday night conflict.

    Aired Live Monday, March 6th at 7:30PM

    2/27/17

    R&J #287 – Politics & Sex

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    The Die Laughing Productions players seem to have taken the nursing home gig seriously. It’s only been ten days, but Robby is already eager to record another bonus show. Marcus’s wife learns that their marital secrets were revealed on one of those premium episodes. Rob flaunts his encounter with Bernie Sanders’ national press secretary to make Marcus jealous. Rob tries in vain to extract himself from an obligation to do several shows in Southeastern Virginia. Joe presents a theory on the controversy surrounding this year’s Best Picture Oscar, and an analysis of the entire broadcast follows. Mac Bergson releases his power rankings and Robby’s strong opinions stated on the previous show, not surprisingly, hurt his position. Scott Apple proposes some interesting names for his awaited daughter. Rob reveals that someone in the MORE family might have to take his driver improvement class. Joe saw entirely too much penis over the weekend. Robby gets a distracting text during the show that once again highlights his aggressively proactive nature.

    Aired Live Monday, February 27th at 7:30PM

    2/20/17

    R&J #286 – The Pionerds

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    Joe has a hard time containing his competitive nature. Continuing last week’s conversation, Robby has strong and controversial opinions on who should be on the Mount Rushmore of listeners. Rob poses a challenging reality show hypothetical. Rob and Joe commiserate over the difficulties of binge watching TV shows with their girlfriends. Scott Apple finishes his light saber and there is a debate over whether its ‘cool’. Die Laughing Productions receives a quote request for a performance in Pennsylvania that would likely be the worst gig ever. Joe is heading for the slopes with the 98 Rock morning show crew.

    Aired Live Monday, February 20th at 7:30PM