• 5/7/18

    R&J #360 – Comedy Kumbaya


    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


    R&J #359 – What a Drag


    Rob wonders if he is allowed to help a stranger in an embarrassing predicament. By chance, Rob’s girlfriend meets one of Robby and Joe’s siblings, which makes it necessary to explain again how their strange family dynamic came to be. Rob takes another stab at Comedy Kumite, but its probably hopeless. Rob and Joe want to hitch their wagon to a winning Pinewood Derby team and Rob reviews the Netflix show ‘Fastest Car’. On very little sleep, Joe drags himself to a drag show. One of Gramps’ customers would have fit right in at that event. Joe would rather avoid conflict when he goes to the movies while Tommy and Erik are involved in an all-out brawl in the theater. Rob and Joe want to prove that Robby can’t distinguish various vodka’s by taste as he claims. Joe rubs elbows with celebrities at Sunday’s Maryland Boxing Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

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


    R&J #358 – Appointment Podcast


    Gramps is concerned when the show doesn’t start right at 7:30, which leads to a conversation about his impatient driving tendencies. Marcus has an update about his bald-headed show of support. Rob is offered a private box ticket to a Caps post season game. Joe intentionally spoils the new Joaquin Phoenix movie by way of reviewing it. Rob is running out of time to use his MoviePass. Rob and Joe ponder the mechanics of doing an on-screen love scene. Some drunken sex talk results when Rob and Tawanda visit Joe and Katie at home. There is speculation surrounding the upcoming release of ‘Infinity War’ and which Avenger will die. This evolves into a discussion about ‘Seinfeld’ and appointment television. A request is received that a new system be implemented to explain each of the many Rob and Joe characters to newer listeners. A reality-star-wannabe auditions for The Bachelorette, but he probably shouldn’t get his hopes too high. Scott Apple is trying for a second baby with the help of an app.

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


    R&J #356 – Headshot


    Rob and Joe both just saw “A Quiet Place”, and one of them did not use their MoviePass. A visit to TMOS results in some studio envy. Man’s best friend must really put in the effort to win Rob’s affection. The controversial show promo is being discussed all over the MORE network. Marcus Certa’s new look is getting mixed reviews, but only before a person knows the reason behind it. Rob shares his new headshots and Joe can’t help expressing his disspointment with the results. Rob’s got a gig in Ocean City, but he won’t visit Old Time Photos. Rob speculates how Facebook might be improved by simply eliminating the “like”. Rob and Joe need some relief from the stress of the Murder Mystery shows.

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


    R&J #354 – Two Thumbs


    Rob is scheduled to do comedy in Florida again, and he seems confident that the gig won’t get canceled this time. Joe is annoyed at the lack of love his Twitter account is getting from the show’s account. Robby gets hammered for what he disclosed at the family’s Easter get-together. Someone close to Joe and Robby has a knack for exacerbating their already stressful situations. A new promo for TMOS gets sidelined, but it obviously isn’t Rob or Joe’s fault. His girlfriend would like to attend the JSS Morning Show Adult Prom, but Rob has a conflict that night so she needs a date. There is an update regarding the nascent Missed Connections podcast. Joe doubles-down on his opinion of Irish music after hearing what is touted as best the genre has to offer. Good friend Rory Scovel was in town doing standup and his career is apparently about to catch fire. Rob is strategizing for his new head shot photo shoot. Scott Apple might be a guest on another podcast and everyone puts their heads together to try and prevent a potential trainwreck.

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


    R&J #353 – No Memory, No Mammary


    A mystery listener has posted a Craigslist ad aimed at Joe. For the annual Ocean City weekend, Joe makes the mistake of asking Tim for a ride to the beach. Rob feels he’s losing clout with the Die Laughing Productions crew. The movie Con Air is the topic when Rob joins the Quality Time podcast. Gramps sends a couple new stories, but Robby voices an objection to one of them. It is discovered that certain listeners really aren’t able follow the discussion. A fan of the show chastises Joe on Facebook. When Fox weatherman Vytas Reid says something really dumb, he reveals himself to be the kind of person that Rob and Joe really dislike. After hearing that a domain squatter has appropriated his brand, Chris Restivo is out for blood. Joe and Katie both have their identities stolen and law enforcement doesn’t really want to hear about it. Rob poses a question about the most surprising food to call one’s favorite. Rob and Joe address the controversy happening over on TMOS this week. The inclement weather was ultimately not a factor on the night a new murder mystery debuted, but the possibility had Rob and Joe on edge.

    Aired Live Monday, March 26th at 7:30PM


    R&J #352 – New Friend


    Techical problems result in a false start without Robby around to immediately address the issue. Even though Rob was away with his new Hollywood friends, and Robby refused to work sound, a murder mystery show somehow still came together. Joe celebrates his Irish roots on St. Patty’s Day. Erik Woodworth is working on his look. Joe demands to know why Rob won’t join the group for the annual guy’s trip. Everyone at UMBC is excited about the men’s basketball team, except one person close to Joe who lives on campus. When a photo of Joe’s new Five Plated shirt is shared on social media, the man behind the design must once again try to explain his nonsensical slogan. Rob runs interference to protect his superstar friend from a crazy fan. Rob is giving serious thought to how he can parlay his new A-list connections into the next level.

    Aired Live Monday, March 19th at 7:30PM


    R&J #351 – The Saddest Tennis Ball


    Rob reflects on his career and seriously considers his next big move. Joe meets a fan whom he convinces to join Patreon. Joe gets extremely uncomfortable when his friend and former landlord repeats his private joke to a stranger. Rob shows irresponsible handling of money when he pays to see Black Panther when he could have easily gone for free. Chris Restivo is called with an offer of sympathies about some recent tragedy in his life, and also to ask him about the status of Joe’s shirt delivery. Joe is stunned to learn some of the things that people don’t know. Rob thinks its about time that Joe updated his website. Rob and Joe debate the Mt. Rushmore of crackers and whether or not a Graham is qualified for inclusion. Rob talks about the recently unearthed OJ Simpson interview, and asks Robby to play his hypothetical game “If I did It”. Rob was on a series of successful theater shows with Tiffany Haddish and has built a very close relationship with the comedy superstar, but he still won’t have her as a guest on this show.

    Aired Live Monday, March 12th at 7:30PM