Rob and Joe return with a Gramps story, Rob being asked to pay for sex, and crazy radio studio meet-ups. Rob shares more antics with David Koechner on their recent trip and gigs. Joe buys Katie some jewelry via text. Hear who is coming to the Bachelor party. Katie and Joe break down Captain Marvel (no spoilers). Everybody spirals over the hot heroins.
Aired Live Monday, March 11th at 7:30PM
Joe has a loud, confrontational encounter in a movie theater. The new 90s murder mystery debuted in Annapolis, and Gramps assembled an interesting group for dinner before the show. Someone close to the show posts a review on iTunes flattering (or perhaps mocking) Robby. Joe finds himself in a lose-lose situation when a friend decides to write her own murder mystery for Die Laughing Productions. Last week the troupe did a show for the most noisy, drunk audience ever. Marcus has a new radio moniker and, in related news, a new gig. Joe gets questioned about something he revealed on the bonus show that is now public knowledge. Rob wonders about the legacy of Michael Jackson in light of the new documentary.
Aired Live Monday, March 4th at 7:30PM
Following a Sunday rehearsal for the newest murder mystery, Rob and Joe decide to record some of the show a day early. Erik Woodworth and Oscar also join the show. Erik loved the phone call on last week’s show, and has something new to share from the mind of Chris Restivo. The man behind Five Plated Coasters writes the show with regrets and news about the future of the business. Rob asks Joe to share his feelings about Erik’s brother Jeremy. Rob expresses concern that Erik will exhibit some of his outlandish behavior at a new, and more conservative, venue for the murder mystery. Joe and Katie break down their thoughts on the Oscar nominees with movie critic Mara Reinstein. Rob makes bad decision after bad decision while doing a bit during intermission at the Valentine’s Day murder mystery. This turns into a conversation about “accidental” texts. Rob continues to have trouble with greeting cards when he goes shopping for Valentine’s Day. Joe plans a romantic day starting with flowers from Target and later an over-packed restaurant. Now he’s struggling over what to get for her birthday.
Recorded Monday, February 18th at 7:30PM
Joe is making Valentines Day plans, but Rob is not. Die Laughing Productions celebrated Justin Schlegel’s birthday by presenting him with a very special card. Show fixated on some older couples who seemed to be uneasy with some of the blue humor in the murder mystery show over the weekend. A local comic seems to fancy himself a musician; or does he? A Rob and Joe fan is selling “Five Plated” products and guess who is not happy about it. Rob forces himself to finish the two movies he wasn’t enjoying, and episode #404 of the show from when he was absent. Joe and Rob have created the wrong culture when it comes to Die Laughing Production and can’t go back now. Rob’s two best friends meet each other for the first time. Rob complains about the Grammys. Joe discusses music today versus what was popular when he was young a long, long time ago.
Aired Live Monday, February 11th at 7:30PM
Rob didn’t bother listening to last week’s show and Joe admits he had no idea that Rob wasn’t going to be there for it. Rob took Tawanda to a very high-end restaurant for her birthday. Katie’s frequent comments about all the guys she finds hot are starting to wear on Joe. Katie is worried about Robby’s attire for the wedding. Often Rob will start to watch a movie, then stop and debate whether or not to go back and finish it. Rob needs to set the record straight regarding a story Joe told on last week’s show. Rob and Joe share their thoughts on Super Bowl LIII and football squares pools. Rob continues to complain about his friend who obsessively turn everything on social media into a political debate.
Aired Live Monday, February 4th at 7:30PM
Joe admits to not being fully on top of show-prep with Rob is in Chicago and unable to record this week. Katie swallows something that is intended for another part of the body. Joe plans to enter his dog into the same show where Robby’s dog was robbed of any recognition whatsoever two years earlier. Katie and Joe don’t have a dog park in their neighborhood and they wonder if Robby would report someone taking advantage of the amenities in someone else’s community. There are a lot of new documentaries and Joe and Katie have seen them all. A new one called “Leaving Neverland”, set to release later this year, could destroy a recent addition to the batch Die Laughing Productions murder mystery shows. Luckily DLP gets highlighted on one of the top shows in the podcast world with a special shout-out to Katie. After seeing the new Laurel and Hardy biopic, Katie makes a comparison between the dynamic of the comedy duo and that of another she’s knows personally. Joe took on the responsibility of acquiring a few pieces of audio required for the new murder mystery, and is now complaining about it.
Aired Live Monday, January 28th at 7:30PM
Robby interrupts Rob and Joe with a phone call to inform them that he’s lost his connection and that he and Marcus can’t participate in the show. It was windy this past few days and Rob lost some money at the drive-thru as a result. Joe then re-tells a story about losing a large amount of cash. Joe throws away a memento from his deceased grandmother. This reminds Rob that he hasn’t made a decision about what to do with his father’s ashes. Joe and Katie traveled to Ohio to see Bob Seger, while Rob was performing in nearby Michigan. The newest murder mystery script has been distributed among the cast for a week, but no one has read it. Joe and Katie have a bet about Tom Brady. Robby wants to drive by himself to Atlantic City for the upcoming bachelor party. Gramps is on Instagram, which seems like a bad idea. Joe’s oldest son is getting his own place. Joe and Katie think Taylor Swift is hot. Rob and Joe are both checking the fit on their wedding suits.
Aired Live Monday, January 21st at 7:30PM
Joe expresses his frustration with employees who think they’re entitled to a day off every time it snows. This leads to stories about Joe and Robby’s days at bus boys and getting “Emilied”. Rob gets called-out for not having a clue about how to organize a bachelor party. Katie and Joe plead their cases for custody of Oscar should things go awry, and a judgment is rendered. Tawanda stands up for what’s right when she gets overcharged at Hobby Lobby. Joe wants to know if Katie’s father should be included in the bachelor party. Rob reveals the name of the listener who expressed concern about Katie’s “anger issues”. Katie looks inward to examine the possibility that there is some truth to it and from where these issues might be coming.
Aired Live Monday, January 14th at 7:30PM