Episode 14 – Matt, Mike, and Robin Williams
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Released July 7, 2006
Matt’s wearing green, Mike Schmidt is wearing Gandolfino black
Fat guys’ personalities are all in their shits
What idiot buys the team pennant shirt? Maybe Matt, it turns out.
Jimmy’s most uncomfortable necktie story
Jimmy used to be a fat, drunk, mess
Jimmy weighs about 136 today
Jimmy’s dad thinks he needs a wacky tie, because, you know, comedian
Lots of “tie humor” puns. Make up your own!
Mike’s sweet sports swag contest winning
Good Morning Viet Nam with Robin Williams, whom, coincidentally Matt and Mike just met
Is Mike too old for a sports team jersey?
Mike is almost fired, but that won’t happen for a little while
“Speaking of license plates” Jimmy’s personalized plate: PGA99
Is Mike too old for a sports team windbreaker?
Matt has a Laker’s raincoat which seems to bring uneccesary derision from Jimmy and Mike
Alternative to a raincoat: “Bust out the umbrella”
Mike’s intimidating leather jacket
Reigning it back in: Matt and Mike met Robin Williams
Robin has been showing up at the UCB in Hollywood lately
Matt books the See You Next Tuesday show at UCB, and Robin Williams dropped in perform
Mike was on the same bill as Robin
Where to put Robin on the bill? It’s a hard decision.
Robin was super nice and did not want to disrupt the show order
See You Next Tuesday screws to a young demographic, which may not appreciate Robin Williams
Robin was the first comedian Matt saw live, as a child
Matt and Mike pose for a picture with Robin
Mike and Robin share some humorous small talk
Robin is a fast-thinking, in-the-moment GENIUS, much like Jimmy
Matt is more interested in watching Robin respond to show-host Anthony Jesselnik than listening to Anthony’s set
Jimmy wants it to be very clear that Matt is a producer, not a comic
Robin’s set was what you would expect, and a lot of the hipsters seemed unimpressed
Robin went after the sourpusses, which Matt loved
Is Mike nervous about following Robin?
Mike says about a third of the crowd were stone-faced
Robin did 20 minutes (even though he got The Light at 10)
Mike started with a dis-joke of Robin Williams, but made clear he was just joking
Robin hung out, and Mike got to hear him laugh at his set
Robin sat in the front row after a while, and Lance Armstrong joined him for a while
Jimmy’s brain and mouth don’t work right now
Lance Armstrong set up a chair in the hallway, and was texting on his Treo
Jimmy calls Lance a cheat several times – CONFIRMED circa 2014
Matt was impressed that Robin hung out for the whole show and chatted with people for 20 minutes after
Jimmy goes to every show at UCB! (As long as he is performing in the show)
No stone-faced hipsters at Jimmy’s UCB shows
BJ Porter recorded Robin (and Mike’s) set – there’s audio out there somewhere! Matt says Robin’s set is somewhere on aspecialthing.com
Matt ends the show calling the haters “douche bags.”
Jimmy STILL can’t talk properly
Mike strikes Matt as a “dot net” kinda guy
Onnnnnn the podcast!