3210 – Losing the hat with Jeff Babko

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In studio notes by Garon Cockrell
Editing and additional notes by Darryl Asher

NNF 3210 – Jeff Babko

00 Hello!

Lotta construction near Jimmy’s house causing lots of traffic and delays.


JM Eagle is the “World’s Largest Plastic and PVC Pipe Manufacturer”

5 – Jimmy talks about his flight arriving early and having to wait on the tarmac.

LPGA tournie talk!

Jimmy talks about the nice little group of people he was sitting with, including the very sweet Korean woman who couldn’t figure out where to sit and was speaker phone calling her friend during the putting.

10 – Celebrity sighting!

Grand Crew talk!


15 – Tim Simons!

Last time Jimmy saw him was at this same tournament last year.

Timothy Simons – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timothy_Simons

Jimmy went to Acme Comedy Company over the weekend. NNF Fans are great and so is that club! High praises for the club from Jimmy.

Jimmy flew Delta! No direct flight for American.

Jimmy and Eliot talk his 3-minute eyebrows.

Bland down French toast?

Once at altitude, the combination of the dry air and pressure change reduces our taste bud sensitivity. In fact, our perception of saltiness and sweetness drops by around 30 percent at high altitude, according to a 2010 study by the German airline Lufthansa.


25 – We’re talking Robert Kennedy Jr’s announced presidential run.



30 – Talking about the White House Correspondent’s dinner.

Jeff Babko is here! He got some rehearsal time in before he came in.


35 – How do you get a camera man job?!


40 – The Pardo Way!

We’ll be right back!

We’re back!

Jimmy got a warm soda so I went to 7/11!

Outside Inside!



45 – Jeff flew home from Hollywood, Florida and came here from Hollywood, Ca!

Jeff talks about what the rehearsal process is like for the Kimmel house band.

Jeff talks about feeling lucky to work with the people he works with.

50 – Jeff gives us the story of how he got the job playing with Steve and Marty.

It started with Martin Short’s talk show.


55 – Back to Florida!

It was 4 shows for Steve and Martin.



60 – So far no dirt from Jeff!

May 9! 630 PM It’s the May Livestream!

The coast with the most!

1h5m – Musicians say yes to most things. Jeff is saying yes to less things so he can hang out with his 10 year old son.

Oliver’s trivia time!

1h10m – https://www.traderjoes.com/home/products/pdp/strawberry-yogurt-os-086161

See below for full trivia info!

1h15m – 17 years of NNF and barely a dud in the bunch of guests!

Jimmy talks about his texts with a couple of Schmidts.

We’ll be right back!

1h20m – Welcome back!!

The Babs!

Talking Barbra Streisand not doing Kimmel because they won’t reverse the set for her.

Pete Davidson back on SNL hosting!

1h25m – Lots of SNL talk.

Speaking of jerks! Round the horn!

Cousin Greg is played by Nicholas Braun!

Talking Country!

Brooks and Dunn, Reba, Alabama etc.

1h30m – https://tasteofcountry.com/reba-mcentire-plane-crash-band-anniversary/#:~:text=Reba%20McEntire’s%20Band,-Reba%20McEntitre%20is&text=In%20the%20early%20morning%20of,was%20attributed%20to%20poor%20visibility.


1h35m – Sweet Sweet sugarman.

Jimmy talks about seeing Gary Busey salute a statue and crashing into him at a movie theater.

Jimmy tells a Tom Jones firing comedian story.

1h40m – Jeff should write a book!

Round the horn for real!

Tweet street!

1h45m – Julie Dixon Jackson cut Glen Scarpelli’s hair right before the wedding!

See below for answers!

The plate spinner!

1h50m – Eliot fills us in on the camera operator union.


Jeff talks about musicologists


3 way tie!

Minelli and AJ!
2h – Jimmy talks about a Liza show.


2h5m – One last story from Jeff! He talks about taking his son to see the Jeff Beck show and meeting Johnny Depp back stage. He was very sweet and kind with Jeff’s son!

Jimmy talks more about his tinnitus.

2h10m – Gene Simmons liked to crank the DBs so he could sell more kiss earplugs.


Dirty Carson!

We’re done!


Trivia Results:
Category: Musicals
Question: What musical is based on the book of a same name but dropped the book’s subtitle: The Dastards Guide To Fame and Fortune?

Garon: Pippin (19 pts)
Eliot: How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (17 pts)
Matt: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (19 pts)
Jeff: Arthur (12 pts)
Jimmy: How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying (24 pts)

Answer: How To succeed In Business Without Really Trying.

My pleasure,

Garon/The Beast/Mush Mouth Shy Guy/The Notekeeper/Lazy Queen/Sloth/Little Asshole