11/13/17

R&J #330 – New Toys

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Rob and Joe have plans for the Patreon proceeds and there is already a tad bit of conflict over it. Rob asks for Robby’s insight on shoplifting in China following the UCLA student arrests. Joe has his own take on Louis CK’s troubles. Rob’s shots at Tom Cruise and Dan Nainan on Twitter don’t bring him the instant fame he was seeking. Tim makes an odd choice revisiting a show for a second time. He also wants comfort and Keno at the bar, and only dudes in Vegas. Eric Woodworth has an uncharacteristically bad idea regarding the murder mystery show. Rob and Joe want to meet Robby’s black friend and urge him to extend the invitation to an upcoming show. Some possible cohosts are suggested as fill-ins while Rob is overseas in January.

Aired Live Monday, November 13th at 7:30PM

11/6/17

R&J #329 – Next Stop: Las Vegas!

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Rob is so tired from the trip that he’s drinking coffee at night. This leads to a discussion about Gramps who also loves his coffee in the evening, has a new fan, and doesn’t truly enjoy watching football. Because Rob must open the House of Blues show under less than ideal condition, he skewers Marcus in desperation. Rob is the only one who thinks he was “fashionably late” to the fan meet-and-greet. $600/hour is not enough to get Rob to tell jokes at a party. There are already plans in the works for next year’s TMOS trip. Rob talks about his first New Orleans experience and Joe recalls a story from his own visit a few years earlier. Rob risks his life to find a lost hat. Joe goes to Fells Point in a Halloween costume and feels totally out of place. Justin judges a costume contest at a strip club and things go horribly wrong. Rob and Joe dare to leave their comfort zone for the final Halloween murder mystery show of the year. Marcus buries the hatchet with the Rueters. Rob loses all his chips and mopes off to bed after drinking and playing poker until 4am.

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

10/30/17

R&J #328 – Dramarama

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The Die Laughing crew goes to a karaoke bar after the show, including Robby who is easily coerced into staying up way past his bedtime. The ride to and from the shows can be pretty entertaining (and informative) with a car full of comics. Tommy tells a story about a tragically clumsy ninja and reveals his top three musical acts. Mickey is performing as Richard Pryor for a Halloween show and wonders if he’ll be allowed to transform himself properly to play the part. Joe wonders why his Lyft driver doesn’t have a five-star rating. Joe realizes that Robby’s concerns about the sound booth in Virginia Beach were probably valid. The murder mystery receives a negative review.
Rob is following a news story about a 4-time murderer. Katie’s dad is confused about a feature film now in theaters. Rob is exploring the idea of a Michael Jackson tribute murder mystery, but no jokes of the King of Pop’s underage sleepover friends will be permitted. Eric leaves some artwork behind for the folks at the FunnyBone. Rob is relieved to discover that he probably didn’t piss off his celebrity friend, but Joe is disappointed.

Recorded Monday, October 30th at 6:00PM

10/23/17

R&J #327 – Rob’s Bad Move

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The upcoming New Orleans trip has Rob rather confused regarding Joe’s lack of involvement and the concept of the “meet and greet”. Joe mistakenly thinks that Robby is actually being flexible for a change. The Daily Beast does a new piece about their favorite fake millennial punching-bag. A comedy colleague thinks Rob’s career is going better than it truly is. Joe takes extreme measures in an attempt to prove he’s not a telemarketing scammer. One of Joe’s favorite musical act’s tour won’t be coming to the DC area, so he goes to see the next best thing. Rob makes a big assumption about an invite from one of his celebrity friends. Joe’s son celebrates his 20th birthday at a Die Laughing show. Joe wants to live an HD lifestyle in an RGB home.

Aired Live Monday, October 23rd at 7:30PM

10/17/17

R&J #326 – Club Cancel

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Rob laments over the business of comedy following a disappointing turn of events. Joe’s new homebuyer experience is par for the course. Robby wants the week off as soon as the show’s schedule is disrupted. In order to recover from the Orlando debacle, Rob turns to Poker and Frightland. Joe also visits this Halloween attraction, but is frightened before he even gets inside. Marcus want some time away from the fans to hang with Rob when they travel to New Orleans for the TMOS Live event. The 98 Rock morning show is also touring with their own live show, and they’ve pilfered a Die Laughing cast member. Rob has an issue with Meryl Streep.

Recorded Tuesday, October 17th at 6:00PM

10/9/17

R&J #325 – Family Emergency

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Joe goes to see the Blade Runner sequel and arrives way too early. Die Laughing Productions goes balls out. Rob pats himself on the back after raising money for charity. Robby thwarts his own dog’s shot at winning the pet competition. Gramps drops a certain name in his efforts to gain an advantage once again. When he finds inaccuracies in his trivia calendar, Robby feels compelled to contact someone about it. A soap commercial is deemed ‘racially insensitive’ and Rob can’t help but point at the ridiculousness. Marcus is making a big name for himself in food-related TV programming.

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

10/2/17

R&J #324 – Um, Golly!

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Joe talks about rock music becoming extinct in the light of the Tom Petty news. He then decides to solicit a eulogy from his biggest fan, Scott Apple. Robby reviews last week show, and Rob didn’t see it coming.

Aired Live Monday, October 2nd at 7:30PM

9/25/17

R&J #322 – Show Improv

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Rob and Joe speculate about what Robby is doing during his absence from the show and then start making plans about the future of the show production without him. Rob’s just returned from emceeing for Tiffany Haddish. Rob is forced to delete nearly every post by one of his friends on Facebook. Joe addresses Tom Arnold’s most recent comments about him. There is a new Gramps story that has Joe furious. With the debut of Young Sheldon and the success of Better Call Saul, Rob wonders about this trend of TV prequels. Joe’s son is on track to join the family business. Scott Apple celebrates Rosh Hashanah in his own distinct and hilarious way. Someone is making plans to test and review Rob’s new promotional item.

Recorded Monday, September 25th at 7:30PM