2118 – Getting to the Greek with Romesh Ranganathan


Romesh Ranganathan

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

@RomeshRanga ‏

00 – Hello welcome in!

Jimmy talks about hunting deer and meeting hunters at his recent show.

He demonstrates how a guy called him the funniest mother fucker he’d ever seen AND aggressively said Trump 2020!

I have mic troubles.

A freestyle break dance group?!

05 – Talking Movie Pass again and the nice piece of business.

5.99 for a Thursday night movie? 3.99 for Friday matinee?! Robbery!

Talking movies to see.

We crashed the flappers website but sold out!

Call flappers and see what they can do to help if you need a ticket!

Jimmy saw Wonder and Three Billboards in Eerie and Coco when he got back.

10 – Talking the Frozen short before CoCo.

The voice of Olaf is Josh Gad’s impression of Rory O’Malley?!

Go Fact Yourself with Jimmy drops on Friday! See how much of a fraud Jimmy is. Jimmy’s always on Comedy Bang Bang and the final episode of Playing Games is up this week as well. Let Earwolf and Stitcher and US know if you want more Playing Games!

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel – 

Big Mouth talk. Matt’s addicted to it.

15 – Party talk

Two labored jokes from Eliot and Matt.

Talking Diane Franklin and the masturbation joke.

20 – Would jimmy make that joke anymore?

Mail is here!


Great personalized Never Not Fancy notebooks. Thanks Meredith!

Matt got a book of secret feats, I got The Craft soundtrack, Eliot got “An adult game, sensitivity;” and Jimmy got

30 – Our guest is here! With an entourage: Eric.

Thanks for the great gifts Meredith and Corey!

Jimmy rattled by Eric being here.

We’ll be back!

We’re back!

40 – 2118! Talking Romesh’s name pronunciation.

We love all here! It’s a safe place! Some americans can suck it.

Round the horn!

I decorated for Christmas.

45 – The Disaster Artist and the Room.

Romesh talks about enjoying watching brilliant people eating it.

Romesh has three kids and has been married for 9 years! They live here in LA. In the Valley!

Jimmy talks about refusing to live in the valley.

Romesh wants to go see the Fresh Prince of Bel Air house.

50 – Talking Century City Mall.

Romesh makes fun of my Dunkirk hat.

55 – Harry Styles.

What a life I live!

Romesh went to see Dunkirk with friends, including Eric. Romesh describes Dunkirk as “Controversially loud.”

Romesh on Dunkirk character reactions, “have a look, mate.”

1h5m – Eric’s got a mic! Let’s see what happens.

“Under the Guise of Humor.” Eric is from St. Louis Missouri! He talks Baseball with Jimmy.

Eric is a producer who worked on Carpool Karaoke.


Romesh knew James Corden from his show in the UK.

Talking carpool karaoke.

1h10m – Kids and divorced. 10, 7 and 5. Eric also lives in the valley.

Bye Bye Love talk.


Eliot’s here. He forgot his new nickname.

It was a turkeyfest friendsgiving that Eliot and lady friend hosted.


Jimmy’s not listening.

1h15m – Talking Pies with Eliot.

Pureed Persimmons in this pie.

1h20m – Eliot’s gonna make a pie.

We’ll be back!

We’re back!

Jimmy talks about being cold on the plane and now not feeling well.

Romesh talks about hostile environment training.

Romesh talks about his show that’s not on the air yet and doesn’t have a name.

1h25m – Talking about reactions to crisis events. Matt recounts his experience with the coyote. Romesh spins it so matt is a hero for getting the pizza he was carrying from Elise and the coyote.

Romesh talks about a Nas concert where someone busted out a gun and shot it.

Romesh talks about his love of hip hop and his freestyle rapping that he was really into.

1h30m – Talking food. Jimmy not a fan of indian food or Japanese food.

Chicken Tiki Masala is a british invention?

Romesh talks about his brother ordering the hottest version of a chicken dish and not admitting how hot it was.

1h35m – Eliot doesn’t wanna be “outsourced.”

Romesh talks about his event at The Greek Theater and his love for American Comedy and stand up. He grew up loving Richard Pryor.

He talks about booking the Greek Theater and trying to sell tickets and how it’s proving to be a huge error.

1h40m – Romesh talks about selling America to his family.

1h45m – Talking more about Romesh’s Greek show.

8PM at the Greek December 21!

1h50m – Jimmy suggests Romesh use Goldstar.

Eliot sneaks in some revenge!

Thanks Romesh!

See you next time!

My pleasure,

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