• 7/9/18

    R&J #370 – Reggie

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    Rob has an eventful trip to Syracuse doing the murder mystery and stand-up, but his navigation app takes him on a treacherous route during the return trip. The personnel at 98 Rock learn about changes happening at the station from Rob. Over the 4th of July vacation, Joe gets ejected from the Holiday Inn guest pool area. Joe loves his coffee, but his number of cups per day is nothing compared to Gramps. Katie and Joe are getting serious about losing weight before the wedding. The awkwardness of being around the ex-in-laws and former wife’s new boyfriend is handled expertly by Joe when he attends his son’s graduation party. Robby’s girlfriend suffered from severe jet lag while at the beach, and Rob and Joe are concerned that this affected his sex life. Joe decides to call Katie to the mic to discuss how they initiate their own encounters.

    Aired Live Monday, July 9th at 7:30PM

    6/25/18

    R&J #368 – The Trust Tree

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    Rob and Joe cover the afternoon drive on 98 Rock. Marcus’s comments on the show incur the wrath of TMOS. Robby didn’t get the memo about a potential conflict someone had with the normal start time. Speaking at Joe’s wedding reception is weighing heavily on Rob’s mind and he wonders if someone of the opposite sex might do a better job. Joe talks about daring a friend to agitate another concert-goer at a show over the weekend. Rob shares his experience at a recent Dr. Gil standup show. When Robby’s “mean streak” gets mentioned, a slew of prank phone call stories emerge. Rob learns how useful the Grindr app can be on a cruise ship.

    Aired Live Monday, June 25th at 7:30PM

    6/18/18

    R&J #367 – Big Daddy

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    Rob and Joe both procrastinate on their yard work. The future father-in-law makes his first show appearance to discuss his difficulty with the rising temperatures and how Joe should address him. At the Caps victory parade, Rob joins Die Laughing cohort Erik Woodworth. His antics both on and off the stage are detailed. Rob gets reacquainted with a comedy groupie when he returns to Cleveland for a show. Joe takes Katie to task concerning her belittling of his US Open pool golfer picks. Joe makes an observation about a trend in the behavior of Gramps as he gets older. Rob has questions about his duties as best man. Rob’s MoviePass expires without once being used. A new dog (or two) may be in Joe’s future, but he must contend with Robby’s strong opinions on this topic.

    Aired Live Monday, June 18th at 7:30PM

    6/11/18

    R&J #366 – Chestnut Brown

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    Mike Chamberlin joins to show to talk about what he’s been doing for the past year, and be generally critical of everything. Rob and Joe celebrate their Capitals big victory. Rob is hanging with celebs back stage at the Colbert show. Rob and Joe are making plans for the assembly of fans in Las Vegas. Joe’s role on the Ravens broadcast team may be expanding. Rob attends his first funeral and is surprised when his jokes don’t work. When Joe discovers that some people think Rob is a ginger, he’s determined to get to the bottom of it. Joe is concerned about his weight with respect to his future in-laws and wedding photos. Joe also announces the date and location for his nuptials. Chris Restivo has a brush with death. Rob performs in front of J-L Cauvin and his tiny girlfriend, plus some folks who like to name their kids after trees. Sadly, the show has lost another loyal listener and friend.

    Aired Live Monday, June 11th at 7:30PM

    6/4/18

    R&J #364 – Secret Agent

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    Rob returns with tales from the road and thoughts on the previous show recorded without him. Joe reveals his choice for best man and a rift with the show’s original announcer. Rob points out Gramps’ ongoing shtick at the engagement party. The speculation by Joe and Katie about one particular guest’s absence from the event is also addressed. Joe has a complaint about his favorite podcast, and puts Robby on the spot about his own objections to the show. Marcus has strong feelings about the end of a staple on the MORE network. Joe and Marcus review the latest Star Wars installment. Rob and Joe struggle over the loss of a friend and colleague.

    Aired Live Monday, June 4th at 7:30PM

    5/21/18

    R&J #363 – Bury the Lead

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    US Weekly movie critic Mara Reinstein joins the show to compare notes with Joe and Katie on the recent crop of theatrical releases. Rob is out on tour so Joe and Katie give you more insight into the relationship, now going to the next level. Mike Chamberlin is called out. Katie discusses the details of Joe’s big surprise for her this past Wednesday night. It is revealed that there may be some real drama going on behind the scenes. The guest list is complete and the wedding plans are already developing. Last weekend’s murder mystery was the hottest show in town.

    Aired Live Monday, May 21st at 7:30PM

    5/14/18

    R&J #362 – Pack Full of Kittens

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    While out watching the Caps in a bar, Rob encounters a completely clueless fellow patron. Mr. Amato takes a stab at creating a new show intro. Joe takes a few shots from Mac on Facebook while Rob gets unfairly smacked by another P1 on Twitter. Rob feels guilty after accidently stealing $20 from a fan and Joe tries to buy a meal for a homeless man. Rob complains about a comic who did a guest spot on one of his recent shows. Marcus in not happy with the most recent O’MearaCast. A newly-created void on the sound board at Magooby’s causes confusion. The legendarily terrible local stand-up continues to build on his baffling credits. Joe’s worst employee makes a big announcement. Rob gives a great deal of thought to how he might use his MoviePass gift before it expires.

    Aired Live Monday, May 14th at 7:30PM

    5/7/18

    R&J #360 – Comedy Kumbaya

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    Joe is planning the first official holiday gathering at his new home for Mother’s Day. A chance meeting with an often-discussed fellow podcast personality intrudes on Joe’s evening at the cinema. The Haddish camp appropriates one of Rob’s ideas, but it remains to be seen if he will benefit or be credited in any way. Rob drives all the way to Williamsburg to perform in front of 30 people and find enlightenment about having children. Rob is still tormented by his headshot dilemma and Robby’s Facebook
    friend status is a casualty of the whole brouhaha. A couple of angry exchanges among the show personnel happened this week; one right before show time. Die Laughing Productions is dealing with some injured players following the most recent show. Joe plays it fast and loose with the check from the venue the following day. Joe sends well-wishes to a comedy colleague only to discover he’s been kicked out of the country. Preparing for a rare stand-up gig, Joe writes a phony set list. Rob continues to torture himself by participating in the recurring, local tournament-style comedy competition. Joe is jealous when the area’s worst comic somehow makes his way on to the local news.

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