3216 – Being mortal with Myq Kaplan

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

NNF Platinum 3216 – Myq Kaplan

00 Hello indeed! 3216!

How to survive sex with Garon?!

What’s causing Matt to sneeze? His sweater from the closet?

Talking politicians rolling their sleeves! Desantis is 44.

Tony Awards! The Pardo-Koenigs saw a couple awards.

Denee Benton Tony’s speech – https://www.rollingstone.com/tv-movies/tv-movie-news/2023-tony-awards-denee-benton-calls-ron-desantis-a-grand-wizard-1234768976/

Lots of talk about the Tony’s.

10 – Songwriter’s Guild of America – https://www.songwritersguild.com

Macy Schmidt was the piano payer in the Tony’s opening. Schmidt received her first Tony nomination this year as a co-producer on “Parade.” She became a Tony winner when that production prevailed in the Best Revival of a Musical race. But she made history with her other project this year: serving as an additional orchestrator for Best Musical winner “Kimberly Akimbo.” Schmidt is the only woman of color orchestrator in Broadway history.

“Nobody dumb is watching the Tony’s.” – Jimmy

We’re a 9 for staying at Jimmy’s when he’s out of town!

Definitions of orchestrator. an arranger who writes for orchestras. type of: adapter, arranger, transcriber. a musician who adapts a composition for particular voices or instruments or for another style of performance

Jordan “lil red riding hood” Roth – https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/j7ZzPwFoouMQlO6Vi4oJCw–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTI0MDA7aD0zNjAwO2NmPXdlYnA-/https://media.zenfs.com/en/insider_articles_922/b4a944ea6a7a4d8e99fd08d15e89063c

20 – Celeb sighting! Someone in a muscle car at Jinky’s!

Working actor and his 3 kids are Cool guys walking to the wrong entrance.
25 – Myq Kaplan is here!

The celebrity sighting continues!


The Goonies is generational! Jimmy and some folks decided.


35 – Biker gangs are moving meth and women! – Jimmy


Natalie Grace doc!

We’ll be right back with Myq Kaplan!

40 – We’re back!

Myq Kaplan is here!

Oliver is not a fan of his named spelling.

Jimmy calls Oliver so Myq can confront him about it. Oliver clarifies he was surprised not disgusted.

Lots of name spelling talk from Myq.

Costume designer Michael Kaplan – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Kaplan_(costume_designer)

50 – Daniela Pardo from Spectrum News?


Myq concludes his interlude with his enjoyment of Jim.

55 – Being Mortal – https://www.amazon.com/Being-Mortal-Medicine-What-Matters/dp/1250076226/ref=sr_1_1?crid=BF5L3NQY65LG&keywords=being+mortal&qid=1686598314&sprefix=being+mortal%2Caps%2C249&sr=8-1


60 – The guys talk about Parenting and how to guide your child towards their future.

Who here has done cocaine?

None of us!

1h5m – Jimmy got a pride White Sox hat! He’s not gonna make it to either ball park’s pride night.

He’s gonna wear it anyway just will take it off on the way to his car. Safety first.

Sports rivalries are nuts.

1h10m – Isiah Thomas was indeed born in Chicago! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isiah_Thomas

Myq talks about doing his comedy show at Edinburgh Fringe!

Myq talks about doing the festival and the expected audiences.

1h15m – NNF at Fringe?! Probably not.

Jimmy’s favorite place? Hawaii! It’s the place he’s felt most at peace.

Matt drops a Kaplan-like joke!

1h20m – Myq’s in town for a week or so before heading up to San Francisco.

“Every guys got a horn man” – Dj in Chico.


1h25m – Trivia time! Full results below!

We’ll be right back!

We’re back!

Round the horn!

I watched a lot of Malcolm in the Middle.

Myq tells a story about a comic that worked with Brian Cranston on an episode and how great he is/would be.

Lotta hang time this weekend for me.

1h30m – The Horizontal Monopoly!

Nothing too exciting for Eliot aside from some refurbishing around the building.

1h35m – Enjoy the lounge chairs Familliare! (when you get them).

Carlos is an actor but was a trainer when he met Madonna at a gym.

Jimmy tells a Who Wants To Be A Millionaire story about a wrong answer – Jonathan Demme vs John Landis – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Will_Durst

1h45m – In the Regis years, 9 people won a million. 12 total people have won a million.

1h50m – Talking David Fincher movies!

Does David Fincher have a bad movie?

1h55m – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Fincher

Jimmy and Myq talk about Paul Reiser and his impact on their careers.

2h – Myq shares a story about he and his mom during the pandemic and her telling him her favorite comics everytime he does a show or she sees someone. Paul Reiser made #2! Seinfeld and Liz Glazer tie for 4. Myq is #1.

Who does the Difference between Seinfeld and Reiser joke?!

Talking about Seinfeld jokes.

2h5m – Joker’s wild style!

The Sultan of Brunei has 7000 cars worth 5 billion.

2h10m – Myq talks about his grandmother, Iris, which is Siri spelled backwards.

Enjoy Myq’s show this Saturday (June 17) and watch his Drybar Comedy special! Get a free month using Myq Kaplan!

Myq couldn’t do his fisting joke.

Lots of good comics have specials at Dry Bar!


Myq talks about Last Comic Standing and the tour he went on that featured folks from the show.

2h15m – Myq talks about the lead up to recording his dry bar special and how he and his girlfriend reviewed all of his albums to find material for the dry bar special.

Myq talks about how he was happy with the constraints of the special.

See you next time!


Trivia Results:
Category: Music Videos
Question: Before he got into movies, what film director directed such music videos as Freedom 90, Straight Up by Paula Abdul, and Vogue by Madonna.

Garon: Kenny Ortega (18 pts)
Eliot: Guy Richie (8 pts)
Matt: David Fincher (20 pts)
Myq Kaplan: Spike Jonez (10 pts)
Jimmy: David Fincher (21 pts)

We have winners – David Fincher!

Jimmy wins with the bet!

My pleasure,

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