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

5/22/17

R&J #301 – Kuwaiti Spiders

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Rob and Joe debate how the success of a comedian is measured in this era of social media. Rob may have figured out the identity of “Eric The Actor”. Joe is convinced that Robby is already cheating at Bachelorette fantasy before the first episode has even aired. What has Robby done with episode 300? Die Laughing Productions is going to Kuwait, but Robby has a lot of reasons why you shouldn’t plan a trip there. An SNL alum ruins Rob’s planned weekend of comedy in Syracuse.

Aired Live Monday, May 22nd at 7:30PM

5/15/17

R&J #299 – Tuck & Grind

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Rob’s girlfriend bought a card game at her ”adult gift” party with fun new positions for couples to try. The night of the Metallica concert was miserable for Rob, but it somehow could have been worse. The former show announcer is ruining sports in DC. A new season of the Bachelorette is days away and Rob wants to test Robby’s mettle once again. Joe learns something about his son when he attends a choral recital. Joe shows total disregard for the broadcast by eating right in the middle of it. Robby celebrates mother’s day with his house guest. Die Laughing Productions is going to Kuwait and Joe will actually be making the trip this time. While looking at real estate, Joe comes across a deal that is too good to be true.

Aired Live Monday, May 15th at 7:30PM

5/8/17

R&J #298 – Jordanian Jokesters

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Rob has returned from his trip to Jordan where he performed stand-up, a murder mystery, and a funniest person on base contest. Die Laughing Production bombs, literally. Erik nearly loses his life going upstream. One comic learns the hard way how the Dead Sea can reveal a potential hemorrhoid problem. Erik tries to provoke the “Church Lady”. Rob has some challenges casting audience member parts for the murder mystery. Rob headlines, but he probably should have let Tommy close the show. When Joe takes his girlfriend out for sushi, he discovers that she is becoming more like him. An outing to an Orioles/Nats game gives the former show announcer his time to shine. Rob is looking for a way to get out of attending the Metallica concert with his girlfriend. Gramps has yet another female customer making suggestive remarks toward him. Rob and Joe rank the most popular positions for sexually active seniors.

Monday, May 8th at 7:30PM

5/1/17

R&J #297 – Shaving the Taint

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Die Laughing Productions is going international, but there are certain parts of the world where Joe is unwilling to go. Again Rob lends his talents to The Tony Perkins Show and Joe is resentful that he’s using new material on someone else’s podcast. The former show announcer is so pleased that he caused Joe embarrassment that he tries to repeat his prank. Rob’s physical therapy staff takes a look at his comedy online. Joe’s girlfriend send some texts during the show chastising him for using her razor. In an effort to solicit more revenge ideas, Joe discusses the flower delivery incident on 98 Rock. But this strategy backfires. Joe’s not looking to fight with other comedians, but others (like Robby) want to make sure his harsh words always reach the subject of the insults. Joe rails against the Dark Overload and dares the hacker to take on The Rob and Joe Show. Robby loves his free content. Joe goes to his favorite hibachi restaurant and finds himself in an uncomfortable situation, both socially and physically. Rob also finds himself in an awkward position by asking the wrong question. Rob’s girlfriend gets a surprising party invitation. Then Rob asks Joe to speculate as to the travelling comedian in the group most likely to give themselves pleasure in Jordan. Robby visits the new MGM National Harbor and is unimpressed. Rob sees The Revolution perform live and loves every minute.

Aired Live Monday, May 1st at 7:30PM

4/24/17

R&J #296 – The Boy Who Cried Wolf

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Now that Rob is the conduit for Gramps’ stories, many are recited in this episode. Not surprisingly, one of these story leads to a conversation about early memories of bare breasts. Joe discusses his history of seeing Jerry Seinfeld perform live over the years after attending a recent show at the Borgata; and he has a lot to say about his opening act. Rob has concerns when he and his girlfriend have a gathering for the Caps/Leafs series and invite the show’s former announcer for his very first visit to their home. Joe piles-on with his own story about some of Tim’s recent antics. The suicide of former Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez leaves a lot of unanswered questions. Rob contends with some rowdy patrons at an oyster bar comedy show.

Aired Live Monday, April 24th at 7:30PM