Episode 1 – Where It All Began
Released April 7, 2006 | Run time 40:45
Welcome to the Running Your Trap Podcast. Or “Pardcast.”
Jimmy drops the F-bomb, right outta the box, resulting in a discussion of whether the show should be PG-13 or R.
Too late, it’s now R
There will be no bleeping
Jimmy explains the premise of the show: “Guys sitting around talking.”
This podcast is part of the burgeoning AST Radio Network
Jimmy is starting a podcast because he doesn’t want to be left behind when other comedians start their podcasts
Jimmy didn’t want to do a podcast; it felt like cable access after being on real TV
Being up-front with the listener: recording in Jimmy’s dining room
Jimmy’s house is near a high school full of hot Hispanics
Remaking Hitchcock’s Rear Window
South of movie star, north of dicey
On this podcast, Matt’s name is Matt, not Sasquatch
Introducing Mike Schmidt
Mike wants to know, exactly what movie stars live near Jimmy, really?
Marcia Clark talk
Know your Marcias!
This is great radio that’s not really even radio
Jimmy has a secret other producer
Jimmy’s father-in-law: Walter Koenig
Matt’s mandate: keep it to 30 minutes. But Jimmy wants it loosey-goosey!
Jimmy and Matt’s lengthy email exchange about the podcast and headphones
Are these headphones sucky?
Matt gives tips and inside info on podcast microphones
Mike tells an f-word laden story about buying a microphone clip from Radio Shack on the way to the podcast
“Did you not hear the one f-word rule?”
iTunes will label this show as “explicit”
Comparing head sizes and headphone fit
Little Head Harrison and his Chess King jacket
Matt wants Jimmy to get to his list of things
This show is all about this show
More details than you’ll ever need about how much it cost in equipment to start this podcast
Jimmy’s run-in with a condescending gay musician when buying recording equipment
Mike tells Jimmy’s story about Terry Bozzio from Missing Persons drumming at Guitar Center
Jimmy is not going to like having Matt, the Producer, tell him what to do
Jimmy lives in a reality show that no one is watching or filming
Matt told Jimmy to not do a video podcast, as it’s too much hassle
A carryover from the live show: reading negative listener email
Graham Elwood’s email: “Great show Shooter! Gun gun gun gun gun gun!”
Danielle joins in to try on the headphones
Jimmy to Mike: “We’re gonna cut you loose.”
Jimmy the bellhop on The Surreal Life
Surreal Life viewer Caroline Roberts did not care for Jimmy, and emailed him to say so
Interacting with the public
Joe Rogan: Millionaire Blackbelt
Matt’s Broadsword of Anger!
Rogan vs. Snipes
How do we end this?
Jimmy NEVER wants to have a pre-production meeting
Pat Francis will be here next week!
Plugs: Mike’s website, Running Your Trap at UCB, Matt on aspecialthing.com
“Thanks for listening, we’ll see you next time!”