1813 – Thinking of the Academy with Chelsey Crisp

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

Chelsey Crisp

Chelsey Crisp

NNF 1813 – Chelsey Crisp

00 – Hello indeed! Earphone trouble right off the bat! Jimmy needs a new extension chord.

420! Come on hippie!

Everyone was early today.

Jimmy talked with his label today. He had to sign some CDs/Albums.

Well everyone except Eliot was here early. He was 16 minutes late.

Eliot says thank you. Jimmy says he is welcome.

Come 15 minutes early Eliot!

Eliot and Jimmy talk traffic and hot dog stands.

Our guest is here!

05 – Jimmy’s tossing quarters around while Matt tries to fix the chord.

We are on the air guys.

7 minutes of a mess!

Jimmy talks about lyte coming in.

Fresh of the Boat talk.

Sneaky Chopsticks!

Eliot and Chelsey know each other!

It is confirmed.

10 – Chelsey dropped a fire extinguisher on her foot. Jimmy wants to have all the details about this.

It is not broken!

She had gels on her toes which apparently protected her from getting it broke.
Asian Australian talk!

Chelsey talks more about the banishment of the extinguisher. Jimmy talks about where his extinguisher is and that he doesn’t even know how to use it.

Jimmy doesn’t want to vacuum up sund.

15 – Chelsey had outpatient surgery so we had to start late.

Gels are not for toes apparently. She had gels on for a shoot but doesn’t remember what it was for. Don’t do it!


Chelsey was in Camenot 2, Jimmy saw the first Camenot.

Chelsey says she was the weakest link in the cast.

Jimmy insists she doesn’t have to lie.

Bizzaro day!

20 – Jimmy comes clean he thought the show was terrific and that Eliot was great in it.

Jimmy explains Eliot’s nicknames. Ottoman, Lightbulb, and Cooler.

Eliot enjoys The Cooler nickname but the story about the ottoman best.

Matt mentions the Cactus nickname.

Chesley is on Fresh of the Boat! Everyone loves it (I haven’t seen it)

Jimmy loves Constance Wu and Randall Park!

Eliot doesn’t know Randall.

Jimmy thinks Fresh of the Boat theme song was a parody of Fresh of the Bus.

25 – Jimmy explains who we support to Chelsey. Trump, Nugent, Davis, Dentist,


We’re back!

Jimmy talks west, mid west,

Indiana stuck in 1957.

Bobby Knight – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Knight

Lou Holtz – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lou_Holtz

Jimmy says there are good people in Indiana.

MC Lyte awards – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MC_Lyte#Awards

30 – Jimmy talks his Obama name issues.

Jimmy talks about the two podcasts he listens to. Phil Hendrie and Laurie Kilmartin and Jackie Kashian’s podcast about being a woman in comedy. Jimmy’s realized that he is a woman in comedy.

Height talk.

Jimmy has confirmation that Prince is actually 4’11’’.

Prince haunting us all via all the Purple Rain covers over the last couple weeks.

Jimmy’s on a short leash thanks to his broken extension cord.

We talk about Lexington!

40 – Chelsey talks about taking a GAP year in Singapore.

Jimmy wonders if Chelsey’s time in Signapore helped her get on Fresh of the Boat.

Rhett Reese is her fiance’s name! he’s a writer! They met on GreatNames.com.

Chelsey worked with Adam Ray at Universal! She confirms everything Adam told us.

She talks about helping to raise a baby orangutan!

45 – Chelsey went to the same school as Jimmy! Just a different location.

It was agreed that Jimmy would not do the second year.

He talks about more about the academy.

Chelsey talks about going into comedy.

Chelsey loved the school and she and Jimmy talk more about it.

50 – The business wasn’t ready for Chesley!

Some of the teachers Jimmy knew apparently are still there.

Jimmy tells a story about a food truck and having breakfast of coke and a sleeve of donuts.

Jimmy talks about Oliver’s fencing.

55 – Talking academy location. Jimmy cant place it.

Church – http://mosaic.org/

60 – Jimmy and Chelsey talk about the storylines seeming to shift to the adults lately more than the kids.

Jimmy loves the show.

Is this the Sing that jimmy auditioned for? http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0098335/?ref_=fn_al_tt_2

65 – Chelsey’s resume – http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1908148/?ref_=nv_sr_2

She talks about her experiencing going gig to gig until she found comedy which started bringing her more success.

Chelsey talks about knowing everyone in her “bracket.”

Monica Smith – http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2803503/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1

She was offered Fresh of the Boat and didn’t have to audition!

Chelsey’s fiancée is going to join us in a bit!

Chelsey Crisp as Honey.

Chelsey Crisp as Honey.


70 – We’re back!

Calling Oliver an old soul makes Jimmy never want to return to your presence.

The fencing place said some nice stuff about Oliver. Jimmy says he’s the luckiest guy in the world.

75 – Rhett calls Chesley his greatest accomplishment.

He says that old soul is what old guys say about their younger wives.

Rhett and Chelsey are between 7 and 14 years apart in age.

Welcome Rhett!

Rhett’s from Arizona.

They met on the Joe Schmo show.

80 – Chesley talks about their upcoming wedding.

Chelsey talks about staying at a Trump hotel in Vegas. The toilet paper has a T on it.

Chelsey tells a story about walking up to a group of her phoenix friends and as she approached she heard, “shh shhh, she’s a democrat.”

85 – Setting a sitcom at the Academy?! Sounds like gold.

Chelsey’s friend works at the academy as a teach now.

Deadpool talk.

Matt loved it.

Chelsey tells the origin of her name. She’s named after a character from On Golden Pond.

90 – On Golden Pond – a great film?

Jimmy explains his Asian dislike joke.

Mr. Roper

Jimmy is forced to do his Mr. Roper joke.

95 – Jimmy keeps swearing.

More academy talk.

Chelsey talks about working at Arclight and it being a place where tons of famous people were going. She saw Spielberg, Coen Brothers, Leonardo DiCaprio, etc.
Talking who used to work at the arclight.

Does Shakespeare in Love hold up? Rhett thinks it does. He watches it annually.

Chelsey’s Arclight name tag was Moulin Rouge.

Jimmy doesn’t think it hold up.

Talking Moulin Rouge, my car accident, buying lamps from Montgomery Ward.

Baz Luhrman – http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0525303/?ref_=tt_ov_dr

Criminal – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3014866/?ref_=nv_sr_1

Just Friends – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0433400/?ref_=nv_sr_1

Playing Sevens with Chelsey and Rhett!

Jimmy gives to Chelsey and Rhett: 12 (90s Music)

Matt gives to Chelsey and Rhett: 13 (90s Music)

Chelsey Crisp gives to Rhett Reese: No score, Chelsey forgot to keep score. (Movies)

Willy Wonka vs Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Jimmy and his mom danced to Pure Imagination his wedding.

Chelsey doesn’t know what their dancing songs will be yet.

So fun!

Deadpool talk.

Dirty Harry series – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dirty_Harry_(film_series)

Jimmy saw a huge drone and it scared him and apparently everyone else on the road.

Osprey talk!

Congrats on Ilios funding Eliot!

My pleasure,

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