33K – Sending a letter with Joel Stein

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



00 Welcome in! Platinum!

Eliot’s coughing and shows off his new outfit.

Jimmy’s wearing an ill-fitting Mack Weldon pant.

The strike is over! Jimmy fills us in.

Eliot’s coughing apparently activated his vocal cords.

Ghostbusters Frozen Empire talk!

Talking the Pardo invite!

Donny’s invited?!

10 – Jimmy talks about the party and Danielle taking it over from her mom after her passing.

Anxiety gets the best of us often!

Jimmy talks about his own anxiety stopping his going to an event.

Jimmy thinks he got some dog allergies issues that may result from Rob Riggle’s flannel!

Matt and Jimmy talk Amazing Race.

Jimmy talks about looking into going to see Kiss at Madison Square Garden.

20 – Mingle Eliot!

Oliver’s going on a school trip!

Do Orgies lead to divorce? Or a Hall Pass?

HUGE Baseball news? Jason Benetti has left the white sox? He’s now the TV Announcer for the Tigers!


It’s time for the chart game!

Mike Henry back on the horse with a chart song!

30 – 1987 chart game!

40 – We’ll be right back!

We’re back!

Joel Stein is here!

Joel talks about his podcast that is already done.


45 – Talking Connections – https://www.nytimes.com/games/connections

Back to the game!!

The boss in this room is also Bruce Springsteen.

50 – Jimmy’s listening to Kiss’ discography backwards.



Sigourney took her name from a minor character in The Great Gatsby.


55 – Talking car sex!

Joel had “permissive parents” who let his girlfriend stay over.

60 – Eliot shares a story about seeing a guy crawling out of his sister’s window and telling her she’s lucky he wasn’t their dad. Also the guy was her teacher.

Talking crushes on teachers.

1h5m – Jimmy talks about screwing in an alley.

1h10m – Back to the game!

Mony Mony chant origins? – https://www.ajournalofmusicalthings.com/where-did-the-special-lyrics-in-billy-idols-version-of-mony-mony-come-from/

Joel went on a fake date with Tiffany?!

1h15m – Joel went to the comedy camp! He went for 4 days!

He talks about it.

Talking Jay Leno!

1h25m – Letterman’s YouTube channel – https://www.youtube.com/letterman

Joel got a letter on Letterman! He tells us about it.

1h30m – Bill Murray on Letterman – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6cZODzK7C8

Joel shares the interaction of his twitter troll and how he ran into her at the comedy camp, as a teacher (she was paid $50).

1h35m – https://www.simonandschuster.com/series/Jeter-Publishing

Have we had MAGA guests? We try not to!

1h40m – Talking Republican debate, DeSantis and his lifts.

Round the horn!!

Chicago’s 25 or 6 to 4 is about the TIME?!

I’m seeing The Marvels and The Kings this weekend!

1h50m – Joel’s latest article https://lamag.com/news/why-new-york-transplants-wont-give-up-917-area-code

Who did Jimmy give his fax machine to?? His gardener!

1h55m – We’re back to the comedy camp talk. There’s was a podcasting section and a power point presentation about using AI in comedy by Schlomo the Rabbi.

2h – Talking Strike behavior!

Don’t mess with rich kids!

Drew Carey picked up checks at Swingers and at Bob’s Big Boys INCLUDING tip.

My guess is Kiefer Sutherland!

Joel cannot grasp how this game works!

2h5m – Hello Eliot!

Familiare Landscaping update!

Purple Belt! Coming to Marvel?

Eliot’s guess is Kevin Costner!

Joel guesses Kris Kristofferson!

2h10m – Talking Fantasy baseball! Joel’s in if he wants to!

Matt’s going with Ken Marino! Joel’s son if friend’s with his daughter!

2h15m – The Alley Cat!

Let’s hear the fans.

Bill Murray pop ins talk!


2h20m – Is John Lithgow one of the nicest people in Hollywood?

We’re back!

Watch footloose for the nose picking extra.

2h25m – 5

5) Kent McCord

4) Kevin Heart

3) Ken Howard

2) Kevin Spacey

1) Kevin Costner

Eliot wins!! The most potent $10 ever.

Favorite Kevin Costner? We talk about it.

Solid 9.5 for Joel!

We’re done see you next time!


My pleasure,

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