3213 – Dipping a toe with Rich Sommer

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

NNF Platinum 3213 – Rich Sommer

00 3213! The Baker’s Dozen!

This plus-one to the normal amount in a dozen didn’t show up for fun. The term “bakers dozen” goes all the way back to medieval England, where bakers were making 13 instead of the standard 12 loaves of bread to avoid jail time.

What Is a Baker’s Dozen? Here’s Why 13 Is the Magic Number

Tammy Faye Bakker – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tammy_Faye_Messner

Talking ladies golf at a trump golf.

Talking Roxette – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roxette

50K for a box at Taylor Swift.

Matt’s mom, Toddy, is here visiting!

Jimmy wonders if she picked out Matt’s shirts.

It is Gingham. lightweight plain-woven cotton cloth, typically checked in white and a bold color.

Does Dirty Dancing hold up?

15 – Lots of Jeopardy talk!

What’s Toddy doing here?!

20 – Talking The Odd Couple.

Jimmy did a scene from it at The Academy.


Jimmy wants to talk about his Sunnyvale shows! Thanks to all the NNF fans!

Jimmy talks about the club still finding their footing and this weekend being a good turnout for them!

30 – Happy birthday to me!

Jimmy and Matt talk Wirecutters website and TVs.

We’re talking the ghost town that is my website.

Done and dusted!

Vacuum and then dust or vice versa?!


Rich Sommer is here!

It’s been so long since Rich was here! We’re all so thrilled!

40 – Rich has the exact Hoka shoes Jimmy bought and returned.

We’re all playing!

Shipping me off somewhere!

45 – Rich talks about Eliot’s entry into conversation.

The Human Dam(n)!

Let’s guess my age?

50 – Jimmy and Rich both vote YES for SAG Strike.

Talking about Fran Drescher’s statements about striking.


we’ll be right back!

We’re back with NNF Family Rich Sommer!

Eliot’s changing his sign as we speak.

60 – Eliot is getting kicked hard today.


Rich has been very very busy or has he?

He talks about his podcast hiatus and his anxieties he was feeling.

Jimmy’s having some plumbing issues! Not health related.

Rich is in White House Plumbers AND Blackberry!

Rich took his kids, Beatrice and Patrick, to see Blackberry. It was the first time he saw a film that he was in with his kids in a theater!

1h5m – Rich runs hot!

Talking when kids start school and driving!

1h10m – We get interrupted by a gift for me!

Thanks Kristen!

Rich talks about seeing the movie, with swears, with the family.

Talking Winning Time and watching it with Oliver.

Jay Morh talk! He’s great in AIR!

Welcome back to podcasting Rich!

Clint did deal with substance abuse issues – https://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2021/10/14/the-boys-ron-clint-howard

1h15m – Rich’s first drinking game featured Sunny D. They weren’t big drinkers.

He’s never felt sicker than from that game.

Water, High Fructose Corn Syrup and 2% or Less of: Concentrated Orange Juice, Concentrated Tangerine Juice, Concentrated Apple Juice, Concentrated Lime Juice, Concentrated Grapefruit Juice, Concentrated Pear Juice, Citric Acid, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C), Thiamin Hydrochloride (Vitamin B1), Natural Flavor

Happy anniversary Danielle and Jimmy! 19 years!

Matt points out that 19 years was when his parents split up.

1h20m – Danielle and Jimmy both kind of forgot about it!

Gobsmacked – This word comes from Irish and Scottish Gaelic. It still pops up in other places in British slang – for example, “shut your gob!” If you say that you were “gobsmacked,” it means that you were so surprised or astonished, it was as though someone had smacked you in the mouth.

1h25m – More talk about The Boys and Ron Howard.

Talking about how attractive someone can be in person, even more so than they might appear on screen.

Rich talks about being at SNL and seeing Beyonce performing and also standing right next to Leo!

1h30m – Rich’s daughter Bee is loving high school.

Trivia Time!! All results below!

Jimmy’s dad texted happy anniversary so he remembered!

Talking about Rich’s kids watching Mad Men (or when they should).

1h40m – https://collider.com/dinner-and-a-movie-reboot-tbs/

The bell is not the problem!

We’ll be right back!

We’re back!

Welcome back!

Round the horn!!

1h50m – Birthday talk!

What does Michelle Rodriguez bring to the table?! – Billy On The Street

Talking Burn Notice!

Burn Notice aired for seven seasons!

Talking strike and succession!

2h – Talking my streaming!

Boiler Room was Rich’s first LA Movie!

A Crooked Somebody!

2h5m – from California to the new your ISLAND?!

I thought it was Highlands for my entire life.

Eliot talks about Palms Community Day.

Eliot guesses The Beatles

Rich guesses Herb Albert

James Taylor is Toddy’s guess to make Matt mad. She actually guesses The Beatles.

Full results below!

2h15m – some Gutfield talk.

Talking medleys

Rich gets Mitch sometimes.

2h20m – Rotten Tomatoes talk!

‘Paddington 2’ No Longer Perfect On Rotten Tomatoes After Negative Review

We’re done! Thanks everyone!

Trivia Results:
Category: Cover Songs
Question: In 1969, what foreign born artist covered the Archie’s Sugar Sugar?

Garon: Lulu (25 pts)
Eliot: The Beatles (11 pts)
Matt: David Bowie (25 pts)
Rich: Herb Albert and the Tijuana Brass (4 pts)
Jimmy: Ringo Starr (25 pts)

Answer: Bob Marley

No winner!

My pleasure,

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