21G – Ghostbusting with Karen Rontowski

Karen Rontowski

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


00 – Hello! Indeed! Sneaky button push to keep me on the tip of my toes and out of the cookie jar?!

Talking dad asking about gay stuff.


Thanks for the feedback on the Wheeler Walker Jr episode!

Jimmy talks about promoting the show on EW Radio and not being able to say any of Wheeler’s song titles.

Update, Eliot did something with the wall maybe?


Talking to Eliot about his work on the wall and what he’s up to.

Apparently, Eliot tweaked his neck waking up recently.

05 – Jimmy talks about the Lawrence O’Donnell video and how crazy has an earpiece is.


Talking on set battles.

Jimmy ranks his MSNBC anchors. Chris Hayes, Lawrence, Rachel, Nicole Wallace.

Politics talk!

Jimmy went to see mother! With his Mother!

Jimmy talks about his thoughts. First hour is great, and then it takes a turn into the ridiculous.

10 – More mother! talk. Jimmy’s mom did not care for the film.


Talking Aronofsky and Black Swan.

Jimmy talks about the Arclight Q&A feature

15 – A Little Less Coversation writer – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac_Davis

Talking about The Carson Podcast.

Rich Little was on the Norm Macdonald podcast. Matt talks about it.

Rich Little Orson Welles film – http://www.wellesnet.com/rich-little-on-working-with-orson-welles-on-the-other-side-of-the-wind/

Norm had Caitlin Jenner on his show?!

20 – Talking America’s Got Talent winner – http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/television/7973602/americas-got-talent-winners-finale-performances-video

Would you go to a Vegas show headlined by a 12 year old ventriloquist?

Kid stand up.

Talking American Ninja Warrior and the evolution of the obstacles and whether the guys would have tried them or not.

25 – More Emmy’s talk!

Karen Rontowksi is here!

She just went to the Dog Green Dentist place that is in the very place we used to record!

She spent $2200 there.

30 – Her dog is named Courage.

Courage the cowardly dog!


Jimmy tells us he has a doctor’s appointment. Karen responds with talking about the good parking spot she got.

Karen was right about Jimmy being on TV in February.

Karen says her timing sucks so she could be off.

Internal blocks!

Metaphysical Jimmy!

Are there any comedy masseurs?

“Come on out there’s talk of pizza!”

Jimmy talks about a perfect award worthy line delivery by Courtney Cox.

They’re getting to the Joey and Rachel seasons.

35 – Talking about Oliver understanding the jokes in Friends.

Zoey is mad she can’t go see Kesha.

“you bring the child to the concert.” – Dr. Cosby

We’ll be back!

We’re back!

21G! Get your G words!

Feel free to tweet it or facebook or whatever your guesses!

Talking knowing listeners.

Karen talks about meeting a fan in Chicago Jimmy and Matt know who it is.

Karen talks about going Ghost hunting after a show at Zanies. She also went to Munger Road.

40 – Karen talks about the ghost hunt and that they captured an EVP immediately.

She thinks people needs more dogs in the airplanes. “Enjoy your cheese!” she says to complainers.

Talking cheeses.

Brian Hicks is the other comedian! He brought his daughter, Karen has no idea how old she is. Probably teen.
Jimmy wants to know more about this ghost hunt.

Karen talks about it.

Talking haunted Zanies. If Rosemont is haunted its from the racists next door at the Toby Keith restaurant.

Karen talks about the house in Chicago that had the exorcism on tv.

45 – Jimmy and Karen talk haunted locations in Chicago.

Karen talks about the train full of circus performers that crashed in Chicago and casually mentions being a carnie in a past life.

She talks about it. She thinks she was a male high wire walker.

Bachelor Grove Cemetery – https://www.prairieghosts.com/bachgrov.html

50 – Jimmy tells the story of visiting Bachelor Grove Cemetery. Apparently, they went in the wrong way.

Resurrection Mary – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resurrection_Mary

Jimmy tells another Bachelors Grove story that he experienced. HE had a phantom car.



Eliot tried a Scooby doo reference.

The Bone Yard – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0101497/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_13

Leslie Jordan!

55 – 5 years!

Andy Gibb is my G word!

60 – Talking Gibbs!

Cynthia Gibb – http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001269/?ref_=nv_sr_1

Is Matt related to the Gibbs?

Karen will confirm when she goes to austrailia.

I tell my ghost hunting stories.

1h5m – Checking with Eliot.

He has a story he needs some input in. He reacted fearfully towards a guy digging through trash, thinking he might try to steal from him. The guys don’t think it was the right thing to do.

Jimmy wonders how Eliot relaxes. He must be exhausted.

“Oh Mr. Jim, how do you cope?” – Massager to Jimmy.

1h10m – Eliot’s G that he immediately came up with, Gloria Gaynor. Matt thinks his is a no brainer. Karen guesses it correctly!

Kenny G.

Karen sticks with Andy Gibb.

Art Garfunkel! No winner (Peter Gabriel was the backup)

The song Jimmy is trying to think of is https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/All_I_Know

We hear a little bit of it.

1h15m – Karen’s gonna do some readings!

She sees a void if I leave!

She talks about the podcast.

1h20m – Kira is very legit! Karen says that Kira has more natural ability than anyone she knows. Jimmy asks Karen about doing the live shows.

Karen Kira and Courage can read.

Karen gives us her squirrel story. She saw one in the street that was hit by a car. She moved it and talked to her Animal communicator about it. She went outside 2.5 hours later to check on it to see if it had passed and it was sitting on the curb looking at her. It then just ran off after looking at her for a second.

1h25m – Jimmy gets a reading!

Karen is gonna try to do a health reading.

Career after another health layout. She says he is seeing another doctor and in fact he is seeing a different doctor today.

Moving to Career after one more health check.

Career reading!

1h30m – We’re done!

The psychic! Thanks Karen!

Bye Mark!

My pleasure,

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