2109 – Stealing Home with Matt Besser

Matt Besser

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


00 – Welcome in. Episode 2109. 2112 right around the corner.

We’re not having Rush on.

11 years is a long time! Jimmy talks about it.

Jimmy addresses what’s happened in Vegas. He acknowledges it but we are here to make people feel better.

We also lost Tom Petty today as well.

Jimmy talks about meeting him and going to a show and getting kicked out of the third row because Petty hated the record label people.

Jimmy was hit on the way in with the Tom Petty news.

Time for funny!

It’s been a rough few days for sure. Matt talks about it.

05 – Jimmy talks about the shooting and how fearful it really is.

Shoe for Show!

Matt talks about airport security.

Talking about metal detectors at concerts.

My hair is parted weirdly.

10 – What’s stopping the streak of hilarity?!

Talking #PuberMe.

Jimmy looked like a young Kurt Russell.

15 – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dean_Jones_(actor)

Late Show linked my PuberMe!

Talking the pictures.

Talking Chess!


20 – Talking INXS concert Jimmy went too.

Denver talk.

Talking backstage foods.

Puss on the Barbie backstage at INXS.

30 – https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Fox-to-Air-RENT-Live-in-Late-2018-Original-Cast-Member-to-Star-20170809

Trump at Golf Tournament talk and Danielle’s tweet.


Jimmy talks about Matt’s tweet and talks about who Charlie Hoffman is.

No one looks cool with a cigar in your mouth.

Matt Besser is here!

Tall and Lanky!

He and Jimmy talk about it.

A lanky gate.

40 – Besser talks about seeing himself on Brooklyn 99, “Oh! My god!”

Name the movie, “Cigars!” Young Frankenstein! Oliver could quote it.

Ranking Mel Brooks movies.

Matt Besser is here!

Jimmy makes up some insulting facebook insults about Matt that Jimmy deletes before Matt sees them.

Besser puts on some glasses, apparently to make himself older.

Talking about Besser’s Stitcher Premium show coming out. “Stolen Idea”

We’ll be right back!

45 – Welcome back! 21-9!

Matt Besser is here! Jimmy talks about the show Stolen Idea and hearing some of it outside of an Umami Burger, which he can’t pronounce.

Jimmy upset by Besser’s question about him losing weight.

Talking eating well and poorly.

Round the horn!

50 – Talking school!

Dreyfuss feud?

Talking Twitter.

55 – Ted Cruz twitter like talk.

Geostorm talk.



60 – Jimmy not into Zombies, but he likes a vampire.

Zombie genre talk.

Night: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0100258/?ref_=fn_al_tt_2
Return: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0089907/?ref_=nv_sr_1

1h5m – Vampire talk.

Country talk!

Drag The River – http://www.dragtheriver.com/
Lucero – http://luceromusic.com/

Brad Paisley Comedy – http://www.rollingstone.com/country/news/brad-paisleys-netflix-comedy-special-5-best-bits-w497757

Talking Vince Vaughn and his comedy tour.

People want to see famous people.

Steve O sells out faster than Vince Vaughn?

1h10m – Party for Eliot’s lady friend’s 42 birthday.

1h15m – Talking Hollywood! Jimmy still wants you!

Talking about actors who get show after show even when they fail.

Besser and Jimmy talk about auditioning.

Besser talks about auditioning and testing for a Wanda Sykes show.

1h20m – Kek – https://www.splcenter.org/hatewatch/2017/05/08/what-kek-explaining-alt-right-deity-behind-their-meme-magic

Eliot doesn’t realize that Jackie Robinson’s number was 42.

Eliot had Moroccan and Tunisian food. He tries to explain it. It’s his lady friend’s favorite food.

Jimmy scolds Eliot for his food descriptions.

1h25m – Talking Greg Geraldo’s chopsticks at the airport joke. “Eat your noodes, asshole!”


Don Mattingly was #23.

Besser tells a story about talking to Michael Dorn, who corrected

Besser talks about seeing Robert Picardo, and calling him Doctor. Same thing with Sawyer from Lost.

1h30m – Celebrity sighting!

Matt gives us clues. He saw him at lunch on Friday.

Besser got it! Tim Allen!

Besser asks if Jimmy would work or not with someone based on their politics/actions.

Jim Carrey on vaccines – “I am not anti-vaccine. I am anti-thimerosal, anti-mercury. They have taken some of the mercury laden thimerosal out of vaccines. NOT ALL!”

1h35m – Joey McEntire was on Hot Wives of Orlando – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3453512/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_24

Talking whether or not working with Jennie McArthy.

We’ll be back!

We’re back!

Jimmy needs to show something off. Lots of fans from San Francisco.

Jimmy talks about getting more shirts from a fan, he made us a letter opener!

Todd, who played drums at PCAT, celebrated his 1 year anniversary with his wife. They may or may not have met at a show.

Besser tells us about his project, Stolen Idea.

Talking Chicago. Which Besser is not from. He grew up in Arkansas.

1h45m – Talking about when Besser walked a room full of church people with his nun selling ice cream bit. He walked an entire room at a sea food place in Michigan. New Buffalo, MI. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Buffalo,_Michigan

More about Besser walking the church group.

Besser tells his Bernie Mac story. Bernie Mac did his set for one guy and did it standing in front of his table. Years later, Besser auditioned for his show and someone mentioned he worked with Bernie. Bernie gave him the role.

1h50m – Jimmy tells a story about Bernie also. “We gotta get you a suit.”

We’re done!

See you next time!

My pleasure,

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