18N – Going Wild with Brian Noonan

Brian Noonan

Brian Noonan

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


18 Nightranger (or Night Fever)

00 – Hello! Welcome in!

18N not M. N.

Jimmy takes down all of our looks. My nifty 70s bangs. Eliot’s beige outfit, head to toe.

Matt says Eliot looks like a sandstorm.

Speaking of sentences!

Pressing news, we lost an airplane over in Egypt.

We’re calling our correspondent! He may not be available.

How can you tell if your call was ignored? 

Rich calls us back! We’re talking Egypt Air flight 804!

Actual update, they found the wreckage.

05 – Rich Sommer! Still investigating the Malaysian airlines.

Friend of the show Guy Branum had some plane trouble as well. Some Brit woman with “far too many rings” said she didn’t want to sit next to some fat guy.



Shot put weights:

Jimmy: 6.9 lbs
Matt: 10
Eliot: 5kg

Men’s shot weighs 7.260 kilograms (16.01 lb), and the women’s shot weighs 4 kilograms (8.8 lb).

No winner!

15 – Jimmy talks about a truck losing its cargo and a guy buying rugs on the side of the road.

20 – Brian Noonan and daughter are here!

NNF-Mail call copy

Jimmy’s opening mail!

25 – Nice letter Brian Theiroff. That bit was a zero.

Molly is a new Conan intern, with help from Jimmy! She did indeed thank him.

More mail!

It’s a couple of Chicago music books. Someone from NC sent it in. DJ Dr. Filth!


“You nailed it, boss.” – Matt to Jimmy.

Memphis Mafia!

Talking poofs.

Shower tool.

35 – Jimmy’s talking and praising our guest Brian Noonan!

Jimmy talks “Steve and Gary” with Brian.


Brian describes Elvis as “just a king.”

Orion talk – http://www.orionthemovie.com/

40 – Jimmy thinks Brian should be considered among the legends of gn radio. He says it all the time and Brian is made uncomfortable by it.

One of Brian’s producers is a big fan of Jimmy’s.

If anyone deserves it, it’s Brian.

We’ll be back!

We’re back to 18N!

Jimmy will accept the n word.

BW3…Eliot wants to know what it is.

BW3 is Buffalo Wild Wings, inexplicably.

45 – Jimmy talks about eating at Hooters.

Jimmy is interested in hearing what Molly’s n word is since she is so much younger.

Molly was born in 1996!

Talking Ed Tyll – 

Brian calls Jimmy a podcast legend.

Jimmy talks about YakYak comedy network.

Brian talks about the poor state of studios including stained chairs and pealing earphones.

50 – Talking about Jonathon Brandmeier – 

Brian talks about Eliot behind the booth.

You can watch Brian do his show on GN now as a live stream.

Jimmy thinks calling someone your oldest friend sounds negative.

Jimmy talks about a funny thing that happened with Danielle at a Hilary event.

Bernie V Hilary talk.

55 – Politics talk!

Brian talks about having a listener come down to the station because he was so mad at him.

Gas lines – 

Brian talks about it being shocking when Molly swears in front of him for the first time.

60 – Brian talks swearing.

Dancing with the Stars talk.

Ginger Zee?

65 – Hydrocephalic – 

Jimmy ashamed of his BW3 behaviors. He was a drunk going through a tough time. He thinks he was rude to infant Molly.

Brian explains the origin of BW3: Buffalo Wild Wings & Weck.



Talking about Niagara Falls and Superman 2.

70 – Brian’s been to the falls.

Jimmy wanted to jump into the calm part of the water.

Talking Nashville (City and Show).

Matt is very upset about the promo for the last episode of Nashville.

75 – Jimmy doesn’t watch previews for weekly shows.


Brian loves Connie Britton

Friday Night Lights opening

Round the horn!

Jimmy gonna save the n word for after we all say it!

Thumbs down on nicknames.

80 – Nightranger!! I win!

2 other words to go.

Brian did an episode of Rock Solid about REO Speedwagon, release date TBD.

A quarter if Brian can name the REO Speedwagon song that is one of his favorite songs of all time (Top Five).

Golden Country!

REO Speedwagon live album talk.

Entitled White Man's Disease

Entitled White Man’s Disease

Jimmy battles tennis and golf elbow.

“Entitled white man’s disease.” – Brian


Molly says Nirvana!

Nelly talk.

St Louis rappers? 


John Caponera’s book – 

90 – Brian hates visors.

Toby Keith talk.

Boom Town

Matt tells us the two country artists he knows: Ty Herndon and Joe Diffie.

Blackhawk talk.

Hamilton talk. It made Brian cry.

When Brian gets old he just wants someone to bring him pie.

Raymond Burr – 

105 – Jimmy explains how he paid for his trip and tickets to see Hamilton.

Lin-Manuel Miranda in the title role of the musical "Hamilton" at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York.More Hamilton talk.


110 – Elle King talk!

Rob Schnieder is Elle’s father.


115 – Jimmy talks about the time that Mike Schmidt infuriated Brian, and that made jimmy laugh.

They tell the stories about that day including mike scratching the hell out of Brian’s car, and breaking the seat of the car.

120 – Jimmy talks more about the “comedy camp” experience of that trip.

Brian talks about the dog at the place Molly is staying loving to fetch.

125 – Eliot’s N word is Nugent! Brian and Jimmy talk about him.

Surviving the Game

Jimmy talks The Purge. He enjoys the movies.


Sundown – 

130 – Talking about venues near where Brian lives.

Michael McDermott talk.

Eliot’s gotta switch cards.

We’ll be back!

We’re back!

18 Nightranger!

I won $5!

Eliot’s other words Nina (or something) Cherry, and 99 Luft Balloons.

Oliver is a fan of 99 Luft Balloons. (99 Red Balloons).

Matt’s word is Nashville, which Jimmy didn’t think of and is embarrassed by. His other word is Natalie Merchant.

Jimmy introduces Brian, 2 hours and 10 minutes into the show.

140 – Porn before 9pm only!

Porn today is too accessible.

Brian’s N word was Nazareth. Close but not one of the 3.

Nitty gritty Dirt band, NRQB https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NRBQ

Plantation Jimmy talking with Charles.

Talking about TSA, Airlines, and moved flights.

Molly and Brian did stop on a corner in Winslow Arizona.

“Every bodies playing a fucking game today!” – Jimmy driving on the freeway re a van straddling two lanes.

Jimmy talks about Leslie Odom Jrs, room where it happened performance is magical.

More Hamilton talk!

Jimmy’s gonna sing it to Matt on the flight home.

We’re calling Dr. Filth aka Whitney.

Dr. Filth comes from a Bob Dylan song.

Jimmy hangs up on him immediately when he starts talking about dr. phil.

Thanks Filth!

One last call and we are out of here.

We tried Rich but couldn’t get him.

Would Jimmy go to Chicago for a radio show?

Thanks Brian!! He has a superpower to pick the best restaurant.

Jimmy saw someone save a life! Someone was choking and he saw someone rush over and save them.

My pleasure,

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