2112 – Playing Ball with Paul F. Tompkins

Paul F. Tompkins

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


00 – Hello indeed!

We made it 2112!

Jimmy tried to get a member of Rush here. He tried everything he could possibly do to get some kind of Rush representation here.

Geddy Lee is apparently not on twitter. Rush an be found at @RushTheBand

Jimmy talks more about his attempts to get Rush.

Jimmy admits he did everything except pick up a telephone and speak with a human being.



Booker T and The M. G.’s – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Booker_T._%26_the_M.G.%27s

05 – Matt talks about a video that John Fuselsang posted of Jon Lennon singing imagine.

John Lennon

John Lennon performance Matt was referring to

10 – Rush covers album – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feedback_(Rush_album)

No John Lennon.

Jimmy saw the foreigner! Everyone has our movie pass! He loved it.

Who used For What It’s Worth as a sample?


Spike Lee movies – http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000490/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1

He Got Game – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0124718/?ref_=nm_flmg_dr_51

15 – Jimmy talks about his shows over the weekend. He had a band with him!

He talks about the band getting it and how much great fun it was. Thanks Dan and fans in Cedar Rapids!

Jimmy apologizes to the Piano guy who had to follow him, because most people left, and Jimmy went long.

Why can’t we, as a society, get along like the keys on a piano! Jimmy might write about it, maybe a song.

20 – The mail is here!

Two pieces of mail that we’ve been sitting on for weeks.

Playing Games coming Tuesday 10/31, you can hear it now on Stitcher Premium! Jimmy talks about it.

Subscribe! Review! To both shows.

Jimmy talks about how great our fans are.

The Go Fuck Your Guns shirts are selling really well.

Jimmy talks about situations on Twitter/Facebook related to “somewhat” political situations. Usually he deletes that stuff when it posts to facebook to avoid dealing with reactions on facebook. He talks about forgetting it and seeing people going crazy about the shirts/guns.

George Lopez booed of stage – http://people.com/chica/george-lopez-anti-trump-jokes-booed-off-stage/

25 – Jimmy continues talking about the reactions to the shirt. He talks about his favorite reaction.

Fuckkkkk your gun. However you need to do it, do it.

Blunderbuss – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blunderbuss

Everytown.org gets a portion of the proceeds for the shirt sales.

30 – Back to the mail!

John Decoven (sp?) sent us a box to specifically open on this episode.

I tap dance

It’s a NNF 2112 artwork.

Jimmy reads his letter. He takes a swing at Kesha. Jimmy does not appreciate it. Jimmy and Matt go on the immediate defense.

Talking car radios.

Thanks John!!

35 – Jimmy’s got Bob Balaban glasses. He’s happy with them. Matt wants him to go full Tootsie.

Another piece of mail!

Liam Devlin!

40 – Liam sent us Halloween decorations!

Our guest is late.

Thanks Liam! The clings look great!

Matt has a limit on decorations in restaraunts.

45 – Our guests BURSTS IN to silence.

He’s acting to the camera.

Paul F. Tompkins is here!

Jimmy admits he lied up top.


We’re expecting the Rush camp to call maybe?

Lot of Rush options in lieu of RUSH the band.

Paul does a great Rush Limbeau.

We’ll be back!

50 – We’re back! Pumpkin head was on vacation.

Ra Ra Pumpkinhead!

Round the horn!

Vinyls I bought!

Cats, Phantom, Les Mis.

Andrew Lloyd Webber is here!


He talks about getting knighted.

55 – Andrew talks about the queen highfiving all 125 of her corgies every day.

Paul talks about always getting left out of comedy issues of magazines. INCLUDING one on Largo.

Movie pass talk!

60 – Sneaky Sly!

Jimmy also saw Only The Brave. His theater was full of local firefighters.

Jimmy talks about wearing a football jersey as a kid.

Zero of the football players in Jimmy’s high school made it to the NFL.

1h5m – Jimmy and Paul talk student and teachers reactions to them in high-school.

Paul failed his typing class in school.

Jimmy sucks at it too.

Talking typing class.

Let him in, Let Her In. Songs.

Checking with Eliot.

Lotta rest for Eliot. There was gonna be fun but they had to replace gas lines at his lady friend’s house.

Paul wants an explosion at the end of Eliot’s story.

1h10m – Do the wrong thing! Apparently it worked.

Search the air machines for that start button.

Blade Runner jokes.

Hi Matt!

1h15m – Thank god Eliot wasn’t blown up.

The trinity of utilities: Gas, electricity, water. Jimmy is not afraid of water.

Jimmy being considered for the new Home Alone!? Jimmy walks if Stern’s not involved.

Paul talks about being a kid and not thinking people getting hurt.

Paul puts the headphones on the globe.

One Crazy Summer – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091680/?ref_=nv_sr_1

Paul talks about Savage Steve Holland.

Matt’s weekend was eventful. They went to the pumpkin patch. Danielle went on Saturday.

1h20m – Phelps v Shark – http://www.tmz.com/2017/07/23/michael-phelps-vs-shark-has-a-winner/

Fake news!

Jimmy fell asleep in the front row watching Cats, and his acting teacher was in it.

102 degrees in los angeles today.

1h25m – Does Jimmy’s lawn have to be cut EVERY week?!

We lost Gene Rayburn. They called off the search according to Paul.

Paul talks about iPhones.

Jimmy just asks Matt for iPhone help.

Paul gives his thoughts on Apple.

Paul sometimes thinks about Chocolate milk.

Talking Chocolate!

Talking Vanilla syrup?

Talking pumpkins!

1h30m – Garderning talk. Someone has their gardener coming on a weekend. Jimmy’s got a non-motorized lawnmower.

Talking plants in the house. Jimmy and Paul always have plants that end up dead.

It’s embarrassing!

Michael Landon pees the bed in The Loneliest Runner – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Loneliest_Runner

Bad Ronald – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bad_Ronald

Jimmy thinks he’ll be surprised if he watches Godfather 1 and 2, its been that long since he’s seen them.

Paul rewatched Jaws again for a podcast.

Paul talks about realizing how much of a dick the Quint character is.

1h35m – http://www.npr.org/2014/07/08/329731479/richard-dreyfus-children-jaws-makes-no-sense

Dreyfuss kids tweeting comes up again on the show.

Talking Scientology!

Jimmy describes Leah Remini’s show as “very nice.”

1h40m – Paul will always take Danielle’s side.

Halloween names on twitter.

We’ll be right back!

We’re back and talking baseball!

Talking world series tickets and playoffs.


Paul talks about a woman getting hit in the gut but a foul ball, missing that but seeing a woman getting escorted out after she puked all over herself.

Talking netting at games.

Paul on Blindspot on December 1!

Paul calls The Phanatic is the greatest mascot.

Paul talks about Mr. Met shooting a T-Shirt gun over a net so that it just drops down to the rich people.

Jimmy bailed on Entourage after 2 episodes.

1h50m – We’re talking baseball –

Taking The Good Doctor being the #1 new drama. Paul saw him in traffic once.


Talking TV!

Paul talks about Mindhunter.


Paul tweeted a castmember and he wrote back today.

Cameron Britton – http://www.imdb.com/name/nm5866359/?ref_=ttfc_fc_cl_t10

Talking about American Vandal. Matt got caught up in the story knowing full well that it wasn’t real.


American Spirit pumps. EASY Spirit –

Talking about the NNF curse not only hitting people but electric car lots.

Paul talks about Loretta Feldman.


Marsha Hunt is 100! http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0402554/?ref_=nv_sr_2

2h – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nine_West_Holdings

Talking Jeremy Piven.


We’re done.

See you next time!

My pleasure,

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