Episode 21 – Television, High School Rings, and Musicals
Show notes by Darryl Asher (09/15/15)
Mike has a look of concern
Matt immediately mocks Matt’s muppet voice
Mike’s concern was that he as mid-chip-eating
From the corner of movie star and dicey
Jimmy sounds out of steam less than two minutes into the show
“Jimmy and the gang…”
Jimmy informs Matt and Mike he can boot them at any time
American Idle Threat, Jimmy’s new reality show
What’s Jimmy annoyed with? Grown man wearing a class ring
Matt is wearing a class ring, but it’s not a Josten’s giant bullshit ring, just a nice pinky ring
Tom Cruise is the Jimmy Durante of today, due to nose size
(Does anyone still know who Jimmy Durante is? Go to YouTube and you’ll find his movies and music – Darryl)
Mike’s CD collection is Alpha by Artist
Scott Aukerman has a CD room
Rich Banchich bought $5000 worth of CDs
Mike’s friend Butch Walker has a new single out
Jimmy wants to bring it back to class rings
What’s the cutoff age for class ring?
Mike’s mom still has his class ring
Jimmy and Mike have NOTHING good to say about Matt’s pinky ring
Jimmy and Pat Francis’s drunken ring purchase
“Pat! I’m a ring guy!”
Also horrifying: grown man with high school football jacket
Town pride linked to high school football
A benefit for the overly-hispanic-annunciated Ricardo Montalban Theater
Dick Clark’s post-stroke comeback on New Years’ Rockin’ Eve was painful to watch
Mike says Ricardo Montalban should be in the dead pool
(Montalban died January 14, 2009, less than 3 years after this episode dropped – Darryl)
Jimmy will see ANY production of Jesus Christ Superstar, even a high school production
“This Jesus Must Die”
Jimmy’s second favorite musical is Evita
Matt’s reaction: Are you fucking serious?
Matt is stunned about Jimmy’s rock-opera obsession
“One Night in Bangkok”
Mike saw Jesus Christ Superstar with Ted Neely (from the film version) in the lead role
Ben Vereen as Judas
Jack Black as King Herod
Ted Neely has a full time career as Jesus in JC Superstar
Harrison Ford (of whom Mike is not a fan)
Matt thinks musicals are cheesy
The movie Tommy freaked Matt out
Rock Star: Supernova talk
Jimmy thinks Gene Simmons Family Jewels is the most fascinating TV show
When will reality TV end?
Mike gets mistaken for the gym owner
All of Mike’s impressions sound like Ted Baxter
Reality TV invades your every day life in Los Angeles
Britney Spears video: my jaw hurts!
(You have to sign into to YouTube to view it)
Celebrities are just like us!
Matt saw Adrian Grenier from Entourage twice in one week
Mike got “vibed” by Mimi Rogers (but not really)
She’s got Scientology eyes!
Jimmy is still disappointed that Mike and Matt weren’t as mad about class rings as him
Matt removes his ring! (And puts it back on.)
Onnnn the podcast!