34E – Breaking the habit with Hal Rudnick

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


00 Hello!

We’re live!

Let’s go!

Immediate ice theme!


Bill Smitrovich – https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0810488/

Jimmy talks about a guy making multiple appearances on In The Heat of the Night – Walt Goggins


5 – https://screenrant.com/actors-multiple-characters-same-tv-show/

10 – https://tick.fandom.com/wiki/American_Maid

Jimmy talks about the quarterly game night! Great time!

Blame the tools!

We’re talking Quiplash! Jimmy’s already sent out the prizes to the winners!

Slicing like a hammer!

Jimmy and fam saw a doc last night!

Remembering Gene Wilder – https://www.imdb.com/title/tt21215388/

Steve! (Martin): A Documentary in 2 Pieces – https://tv.apple.com/us/show/steve-martin-a-documentary-in-2-pieces/umc.cmc.7kkgskd7j0lomjoqdo97l80ql

Beach people, Santa Monicans, Westsiders

20 – People standing too close at the theater!
Eliot’s getting the business.

Matt has a story about Charlie’s soccer game!

He was refing a scrimmage and the parents were giving him nonsense.

30 – “chill the fuck out!” – Matt to the crowd of parents

Matt slipped into the lingo! “Pen!”

35 – We’re relaunching Pardcastathon.com! All new site!

Just in time for the final pcat!

3-midnight! May 25. Fan favorites!

40 – Jimmy had an 8am zoom meeting! PCAT related.

Jimmy and Danielle watched 3 episodes of Quiet on Set.

The guys talk about it.

50 – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._J._Fad

We’ll be right back!


We’re back!

55 – Hal Rudnick is here! He does characters for Popcultured but has never been a contestant!

He hosts a show with our friend Sid Heller! It’s called Fail Center on Pluto TV.

The Daily Habit – https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0486066/

Hal talks about going into NYC for ball games and musicals with his dad.

Hal is doing a solo show about his dad who was a marine, concert producer, compulsive gambler, and a thief apparently. He produced concerts called 40s in the 80s. 40s artists performing shows in the 80s.

60 – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lennon_Sisters

Hal’s dad apparently got tied up with the mob!
Hal went to see plays and musicals on Broadway! He saw Jerry Lewis in Damn Yankees, Bernadette Peters in Into The Woods, and more!

1h5m – Hal’s doing a table read for his show tonight and has not set up a place to perform it yet.

The lost art of community adult film watching!

Hal’s a Twins fan thanks to his dad. To this day!

His dad brought thousands of dollars of cash along to their Twins world series adventure. Someone tried to rob him of it.


Hal talks about his fantasy baseball team names.

1h10m – Jimmy’s fantasy teams: Mangled Meniscus, Uh Oh, My Soroka, & the Jerks

1h15m – Jimmy talks about the White Sox and their chances.

Jimmy guesses Hal’s favorite player in one guess! Kent Hrbek!


Kirby Puckett – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirby_Puckett

Jeffrey Springs – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeffrey_Springs


1h20m – Jimmy and Hal talk The Iron Claw.

Hal talks about moving here 25 years ago.

Hal’s married and his anniversary is approaching! They adopted a girl named Eden!

His wife is a director/producer/etc. She’s doing a doc with Hulu and the Fanning sisters about the woman who created the FBI serial killer profiling unit: Dr. Ann Burgess. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ann_Burgess

Love, Charlie: The Rise and Fall of Chef Charlie Trotter https://www.imdb.com/title/tt14395694/#

1h25m – Hal was a Groundling for several years!

He worked with Mindy Sterling! Ben Falcone as well!

Round the horn and letter game!!

Hal’s guess: Everybody Wants Some! (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2937696/)
Matt’s guess: Eating Raoul https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0083869/
Jimmy’s guess: Elf

Hal talks about doing a sketch Jewish Elf.

1h30m – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolf_Blitzer

The guys talk Wolf’s news!

Kent Hrbek talk!



1h40m – My guess is Encino Man!

Jimmy’s doc not a fan of Paulie Shore.

Hal talks about Paulie being on the Tournie of Nerds.

Let’s take some calls!

Hey Todd! It’s Kennedy Todd himself!

The deal is 15% off! But it might jump to 25%!

Osmosis Jones is Chris Rock https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0181739/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0_tt_2_nm_0_q_osmosis%2520jones

Top Five – https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2784678/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0_tt_8_nm_0_q_top%2520five

It’s Russ from Tulsa!

He’s a trucker but he does city routes so he doesn’t need to deal with the bad trucker types.

Russ guesses Election.

Bye Russ!

Lacey! She guesses Ernest Goes To Camp!

2h – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernest_P._Worrell

Quick break!

One last call! Make it good!

Nicole in Brooklyn!

She’s a TV writer for kid’s animated shows.


2h5m – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nick_at_Nite

Nicole is married with a ten-month-old son, Hughes!

Her husband, Dave, is a nerd.

Nicole guesses Emperor’s New Groove!

2h10m – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry_McMillan

Happy birthday Pete Schwaba!

Eliot gives us the fans!

Eliot’s 5
6) 80 for Brady
5) The End
4) Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about sex…
3) Earth Girls Are Easy
2) Enter Laughing
1) Election

No winner!

EXIT to Eden – https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0109758/?ref_=nm_flmg_t_59_act



My pleasure,

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