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  • 4/20/20

    R&J #477 – Social Media Distancing

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    Rob and Joe vent about the plague on social media regarding the current worldwide crisis. Katie deals with the matter of some thank-you cards after a chat room regular was on her case two weeks ago. A Die Laughing Productions quarantine project finally drops and is getting a lot of views. Plus one of the cast members goes viral with his own social media posts. Rob’s “comedy festival” campaign however seemed to miss the mark. Unimpressed with Restivo, yet another Trump impersonator throws their hat into the ring via Rob’s voice mail. Rob and Joe work through some of the details for the show Zoom meeting project. Rob and Joe give their weekly recommendations on what shows they are watching in quarantine. Joe makes a confession to Rob about a decision he made regarding the starting day for the NFL draft.

    Aired Live Monday April 20th at 6:30PM

    4/13/20

    R&J #476 – Mop-Up

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    Joe is responsible for delivering a t-shirt to the DLP raffle winner, but is annoyed that he has to send it in the mail. Restivo lets Rob know he’s not particularly impressed with a video he retweeted. Robby and Gramps don’t seem to revel along with the others laughing at some absurd pictures posted on Twitter. That conversation, and a financial advice spot from Chris, lead to a series of hypotheticals primarily aimed at Robby. While catching-up on what everyone has been streaming, Joe dumps on Disney+, J-L and argues with Rob about a Pixar movie. He’s also very vocal about how inconsiderate it is for neighbors to hang wind chimes without asking those who might be affected. Rob takes a trip to the emergency room.

    Aired Live Monday April 13th at 6:30PM

    4/6/20

    R&J #475 – Cabin Fevery

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    Katie’s movie theater is up and running. Rob wants to rank who is handling the quarantine worst among close friends and family, but it really just becomes a conversation about Gramps who is clearly number one. When J-L’s impression of Trump goes viral, Chris Restivo is eager to prove his own chops when it comes to impersonating the president. Rob continues to play poker remotely with friends, including the former show announcer, but Joe got fed-up with that quickly. Rob talks about projects that Die Laughing Productions has in the works while on hiatus. Rob has some optimistic views about the major sports resuming. Katie is annoyed with Joe accidentally deleting her emails and some comments from the chat room. Rob and Joe have both discovered TikTok.

    Aired Live Monday April 6th at 6:30PM

    3/30/20

    R&J #473 – Spite Theater

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    The atmosphere can get tense at home for Rob and Joe constantly in the company of their respective significant others. Rob is watching all the coverage on the pandemic with a skeptical eye, and Joe is trying to avoid it altogether. J-L Cauvin’s star is suddenly on the rise. Robby goes through the list of ‘Tiger King’ characters to see if a consensus can be reached on who would be the best actor to play each one. Rob coincidentally goes head to head with Joe Exotic on iTunes. When Robby moves some old episodes to Patreon, all the subscriber’s inboxes get hammered. Rob thinks the owners of an Arkansas retail center hit by are tornado are extremely lucky. Joe once again immediately dismisses the viability of one of Katie’s personal projects.

    Aired Live Monday, March 30th at 7:00PM

    3/23/20

    R&J #472 – He Died Doing What He Loved

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    Rob is back to doing the show from home like the old days. There is a lot of concern about the economy from Rob and Joe, especially the future of the comedy clubs. Rob does however have his new comedy project poised to drop in a day or two. Robby and Joe have witnessed some people not really taking the preventative measures they should be. Rob wonders how Joe would have handled his wedding plans if the world had been like this a year ago. Gramps has a new sponsor. While his “friend” is harassing Rob through Facebook, Restivo is now identifying himself as only half-white. Both hosts are enjoying the Netflix docuseries “Tiger King”, so Rob poses a hypothetical about owning a deadly beast. Rob and Joe have been watching horror movies.

    Aired Live Monday, March 23rd at 6:00PM

    3/16/20

    R&J #471 – Kicks for Kancer

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    Rob, Joe and Robby compare notes on how they are dealing with work and personal contact with others. When Joe puts his foot in his mouth again, as he is known to do often, Katie coins a new term for this habit of his. Rob and Joe talk about the results of the Quiplash tournament. Rob is looking for a way to capitalize on people staying indoors with nothing to do. Jeremy Woodworth encounters a fan while looking for a bargain. Rob and Joe are concerned about how Michael Chamberlin is faring as an entertaining under the current climate. Rob asks for recommendations of shows people would enjoy binging while they’re stuck in the house. Joe defends the HBO documentary series McMillion$, but mainly criticizes J-L Cauvin for not liking it. Robby is finally vindicated when he proves his ability to pick The Bachelor finalists. Joe’s hopes to become friends with a particular NFL player are dashed. It seems that Joe doesn’t really know how to download music.

    Aired Live Monday, March 16th  at 7:30PM

    3/10/20

    R&J #470 – Expedia Customer Service is the Worst Ever!

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    A pre-show conversation about the greatest male rock vocalists bleeds over when Rob and Joe crack the mics. Joe’s long-awaited return to stand-up was last week, and his take-away is that he could be great again if he was willing to put time into working on some new premises he has. Rob is going to miss the much-anticipated Quiplash tournament that should prove to be an event for the ages. It appears that the Louis CK show Robby attended was being filmed for a future comedy special. Rob had a nightmare experience when he tried to redeem an airline ticket credit from the most popular travel booking website. Rob was nice to his fans in person this past week, but they will discover he was insincere if they listen to how he talks about them on this episode. Rob’s stories from Tampa remind Joe of how he recently hurt a coworker with his joking. A friend reaches out during the show to get Rob’s opinion on a “joke” he’s written. Joe’s youngest son tries his hand at stand-up.

    Aired Live Monday, March 10th  at 7:30PM

    3/2/20

    R&J #468 – Coming of Age

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    There’s an update to a Gramps story from a previous episode. Joe details how he honored his wife for a milestone birthday. Joe raves about the Eagles concert he attended at Madison Square Garden. Louis CK’s career seems to now be on the upswing since his 2017 controversy. Joe has a rare stand-up appearance in Annapolis just a few days away and he’s wondering if he should take time to prepare. Rob is into a new reality show on Netflix. Joe is into another Netflix show, but he dared to watch ahead without Katie. Rob would like to see the HBO documentary McMillions turned into a scripted drama and asks who might be cast to portray the people involved.

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