3405 – Sneaking in with Ahmet Zappa

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


00 welcome in to 3405!

Jimmy explains the season numbering! It hasn’t been 34 years!

It’s all simple!

Jimmy talks about a dentist’s website that was too complicated and ended up having him call in anyway. Some piece of tooth enamel came off in his hands. He thought it was a popcorn kernel.

Dental troubles, jimmy’s

Steve Martin’s Sgt Pepper character was actually a plastic surgeon but also worked on teeth!


Matt talks about Little Shop of Horror

I’m a Dentist – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bOtMizMQ6oM

10 – Rock Hall Nominees and hip hop talk!

Eric B & Rakim were nominated twice for the rock hall. First time nominated back in 2012.

First time for Wu-Tang!

15 – https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop_rap

Young people who like Classical Music?

20 – Jimmy gets a call from our guest and puts him on his heels.

Matt compares it to Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier.

The rope-a-dope is most famously associated with Muhammad Ali in his October 1974 Rumble in the Jungle match against world heavyweight champion George Foreman in Kinshasa, Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo).


Jimmy went to a LPGA tournie this weekend! It was crazy windy!

“I recommend moving that wire!” – guy in crowd to a professional caddy.

25 – Jimmy had a ball land right in the nook of his Achilles! He took it as sign to leave since the weather was getting unbearable.

Talking Biden trolling Trump on X over his golf wins.

Don Poorleone!

Well done Donald you won your own tournaments.

30 – Eliot describes him as a Caddyshack villain.


He’s also a cheater!

Amazing Race talk!

Ahmet Zappa is here!

We’ll be right back!

39m – We’re back!

Richard (Van) Scheltinga! Tricky Dicky!

40 – BadToucher

Ahmet wonders if Jimmy knows how funny he is.

Ahmet and Jimmy talk about the Kiss show they saw.

Is Frank Zappa a good vocalist? For his songs he was!

45 – Conway vs Korman who do we prefer?

50 – Ahmet talks about a restaurant in Brentwood that honored Dabney Coleman with a dish named after him.





55 – Ahmet asks about Andy Kindler.

The therapy shows!

Jimmy was the last comedy show Ahmet saw!

The mountain lion—also known as the cougar, puma, panther, or catamount—is a large cat species native to the Americas. Mountain lions are large, tan cats. Their bodies are mainly covered in tawny-beige fur, except for the whitish-gray belly and chest.

The Brando they’re talking about is friend of show Brendan Smith!

As for nicknames, Jimmy suggests picking something elthe.

60 – Miss Brenda?

Ahmet’s kids are 13 and 7.

Insurance for Oliver is BANANAS.

1h5m – Ahmet’s daughter wants an SUV when she gets her license.

Only black cars for the Zappas!

Ahmet was swaddled in a leather jacket basically.

Talking Koenig friendships with the Zappas and Jimmy’s love of his time in Little League.


1h10m – Ahmet was not a fan of baseball or playing as a kid.

Ahmet loves theme parks but never got to go as a kid. He talks about how excited he got to go see a movie with his dad. He saw PeeWee’s Big Adventure at the Studio City theater (which is now the Barnes and Noble!)

He snuck his dad in to see it. They may have also seen American Werewolf in London.

Roaches on the theater seat at that theater btw.

1h15m – Ahmet talks about the time he accidentally ate rat shit. Their entire table was covered in it, it was just too dark to even seen.


We’re done with this conversation!

1h25m – Trivia time! Full results below!

We’ll be right back!

1h30m – We’re back!

Rock Tales Live at 5! RockTalesRadio.com

Ahmet has written commercial jingles! He was the voice of Lexus IS when it first came out.

Ahmet talks about recording with Gene Simmons (he’s on his album). Kiss is Ahmet’s all time legit favorite band.

1h35m – Ahmet was born the same year Kiss’ first album came out.



1h40m – Around the horn!

Ahmet talks about his love of 80s movies.

1h50 – Eliot’s weekend! He has a story he feels is needed for today.

He saw someone in a Tesla possibly getting head?!

1h55m – Ahmet talks about having Sebastian Bach on Rock Tales and changing the name to Bach Tales.


2h – Ahmet talks about how his wife introduced him to adult beverages after he hadn’t touched it (or drugs) in his life.

Will Jimmy join Ahmet on a rock cruise?!

2h5m – Ahmet finds Joan Jett to be the pinnacle 80s female artist.


Trivia Results:
Category: Product History
Question: what product was first introduced in 1970 with advertising that promised “you can’t hurt babies or old people.”

Garon: Seat Belt (6 pts)
Eliot: Johnson and Johnson Baby Shampoo (12 pts)
Matt: Nerf (3 pts)
Ahmet Zappa: Johnson and Johnson Baby Powder (24 pts)
Jimmy: No More Tears baby shampoo (10 pts)

Answer: Nerf Ball!

Matt wins!

My pleasure,

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