1714 – Bettering Yourself with Matt Walsh

1714 - Matt WalshIn studio notes by Garon Cockrell
Editing and additional notes by Darryl Asher


00 – Hey man! Welcome in to 1714! We took a trip down the mighty mississip!

Jimmy’s not Stalin but he is stalling. It’s a gloomy Monday here in LA!

Jimmy’s on literally 2 hours of sleep after his San Diego show yesterday. Great fans great club down there!

Jimmy forgot his CDs.

Jimmy talks about Jeff and Ginny sitting in the front row wearing bag of corn shirts! They didn’t wait in line afterwards to meet Jimmy so he calls them out on it.

Neither did Igor (sp?). Jimmy thinks that Igor’s fiancé Marina was the fan and maybe he thought Jimmy was making fun of him.

Some Road work out front of the studio!

Jimmy listened to Hamilton on the way down and If/Then on the way back. Full musical trip.

If Then hits LA 12/8 – 1/3

05 – Great time in San Diego!

Full list of If Then Tour Dates!


Jimmy and Matt talk Apple Music.

10 – The new Adele song is GOOD. FINE. It’s not a game changer.

Matt plays some Elvis Presley Blues by Tom Jones. Not. Good.

Matt talks about the Switched on Pop podcast.


They are not a sponsor so Jimmy wants Matt to shut about them.


Jimmy talks Tom Jones album.


15 – Ben Carson seems like he wants Transgender bathrooms – http://news.yahoo.com/did-ben-carson-just-endorse-transgender-bathrooms-191119702.html

Eliot’s going to get our guest. Jimmy explains the rules to him.

What’s up copper!

Matt Walsh is here.

20 – What is going on?!

Air it out!!!

Mr. Cellophane?

Shut it down, Eliot! JImmys on Diet pills and cocaine and meth amphetamine and losing everything to Draft Kings while Danielle tries to get it back on Fan Duel. Olivers doing fantasy football at school and picking guys with off field crisis.

Stop doing your kids projects in scouts and school! Let them learn!


25 – Iron Maiden Run To The Hills

A Better You!


Matt W. has some solar going on!

Matt W does twitter not Facebook.

Jimmy and Matt W. met up on a golf course recently.

Jimmy tells a Paul Gilmartin golfing story where his joke fell dead flat.

30 – Jimmy talks about seeing a guy golfing with what had to be kid clubs and Paul’s golden joke about it.

We’ll be back!

Welcome back to the program! Episode 1714!

Friend of the show Matt Walsh is here!

Around the horn!

Matt W talks about our modest cameras.

Jimmy talks about Matt W being Jimmy’s oldest friend in comedy. Jimmy met Matt W before Tony!

Jimmy and Matt W talk about Chicago comedians.

35 – John Salley cost Danielle money on the Pyramid game show. He said the word and never recovered.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melissa_Peterman she is from Minneapolis.

Jimmy talks about seeing an iconic friend episode at the doctor. The one where they all talk like Chandler.

Hollywood Game Night talk!


40 – Jimmy talks about Joe Bill’s comedy about getting married on a big notre dame game day to screw his dad over.

Jimmy was telling jokes about Rudy the movie on stage and he was in the audience.



45 – Talking Rudy movie. Jimmy got some Monk money!

SAG Card talk.

Jimmy talks about his agents in Chicago saying he’ll never work in TV.

Matt W. talks about taking a Chekov class. He had to audition, was told it was terrible, but he still got in.

50 – Jimmy talks about auditioning for the American Academy of Dramatic Arts – https://www.aada.edu/. The guy asked if he had read the entire play for the monologue he did. Still got in.

Memories chat.

People started bringing taco bell tacos to Poker. Leads to a lot of tacos getting eaten.

55 – Spectre talk!


Jimmy calls Eliot a Super and gets the details on some electrical issues at the Familiare!

Jimmy says he doesn’t care if the Familiare wires are burning or if the building is burning with Eliot in it and he makes himself laugh 2nd hardest he’s laughed at himself.

60 – Kojack is on Hulu!

His car is a 1973 Buick Century.

YouTube Red – http://www.theverge.com/2015/10/21/9566973/youtube-red-ad-free-offline-paid-subscription-service

Hulu Ad free – http://deadline.com/2015/09/hulu-ad-free-service-1201512438/

65 – Matt W not a fan of Nylons with shorts.

The guys talk about nylons.


Baby Wants Candy improv show has fans of the show in it. Eliot saw it over the weekend and thought it was great. Chris Grace is a fan of the show! He saw it at the Sunset UCB.

The guys talk UCB Sunset.

70 – Jimmy refuses to believe the wall was down!

Tear Down This Wall! 1987. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tear_down_this_wall!

Eliot speaks up to Jimmy’s disgust.

We’ll be back.

Welcome back! Break went well. Heavy topics covered in the break including taxation without representation. Matt W says Jimmy sounds bored.

Jimmy went to the movies over the weekend. He talks about people coming up to you thinking you are in their seat and it is immediately accusatory. The guys talk about it.

75 – Jimmy talks about the situation that happened to them at the theater. The woman was wrong and then just decided to sit in someone else’s seat and then pretend to ignore them when they showed up.

Jimmy wonders what the Walsh’s watch at home. Matt W and wife watch Homeland. As a family they watch America’s Funniest Home Videos and the kids realized that Tom Bergeron isn’t hosting anymore.

Jimmy talks about Oliver using Tom Bergeron in his imagination.

80 – Matt Walsh is on the record now. He is not going to vote for Donald Trump.

Veep comes back in April. They shoot in LA now! Jimmy says its still the funniest show on TV. The writing staff is different now but the scripts for this new season are really funny.

Matt W was just on Brooklyn 99 and Playing House.

Matt and Jimmy talk about an episode of Playing House that was really really real, when Keegan leaves Bird Bones.

85 – Ben Carson talk. Grain pyramids!


Matt Walsh is in GHOSTBUSTERS!!!

William Atherton is the actor from Ghostbusters – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087332/?ref_=nv_sr_2

Blues Brothers talk!

90 – Trading Spaces talk! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trading_Spaces


95 – Moving on to Wife Swap!

Read the dumbest comments ever on Barbara walters and kato kaelin interview.


Jimmy talks about seeing Kato at Moes and Kato acting like he knew him.

Jimmy and Matt W talk OJ theories.

Matt remembers a theater incident last night. He went to see Steve Jobs with Elise.

Matt W saw Sicario. He says it’s great.

Jimmy wonders why Antonio Banderas is in this miner movie. Jimmy wonders if he’s not good anymore or what.

The 33 – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2006295/?ref_=nv_sr_1

We lost Dan Fogelberg in 2007 – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan_Fogelberg

Jimmy has a Fogelberg playlist on his phone.

Jimmy does some blind character work.

105 – Back to Matt’s Steve Jobs story. Some elderly couple showed up looking for their seats. They had no idea what row they were in or what movie they were in. They kept loudly asking. They also sad some teenagers giggling throughout it also,. Jimmy says they should go diddle their twats to Bradley cooper in burnt.

Matt saw Peanuts. Says it’s a faithful adaptation and it’s too real to actual childhood.

Jimmy saw Goosebumps and liked it.

No one knows why Snoopy is a red baron. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peanuts

110 – Matt talks about Charlie’s name not being after Charlie Brown.

My Three Sons – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0053525/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_7

William Frawley – http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0292433/?ref_=tt_cl_t4

William Demarest – http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0218131/?ref_=ttfc_fc_cl_t5

Matt Walsh talks about his hat and “greeking” out the letters.

We forgot to give Matt Walsh the rules on who we support.

No one knows what was on air or off air anymore.

Gold talk! Matt W says “Jim’s a good player!”

Jimmy talks about a guy at a golf store giving him a bit of advice that’s changed his game.

Left-handed tag tear!

Jimmy talks his TV shows.

120 – Justin Willman talk! http://www.foodnetwork.com/hosts/justin-willman/bio.html

Jimmy talks about a trick he did that blew him away.

See you next time!!!

My pleasure,

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