2203 – Matriculating with Wayne Federaman

Wayne Federman

In studio notes by Garon Cockrell

Editing and additional notes by Darryl Asher


00 – 2203! Hello! Last episode pre PCAT! This Saturday! Auctions are up!

Eliot chiming in right off the bat!

Auctions are up here: https://www.ebay.com/usr/nevernotfunny?roken=cUgayN&soutkn=YeNqSl

NNF Health Update.


Jimmy’s feeling the best he’s felt in a month, but expects that to end soon. He appears to have Sinusitis.


Shut up Eliot! For at least six minutes.

The wall is still not fixed!

05 – As of record, Matt and Eliot have no bids, I have one bid, and Jimmy has 2.

What IS Eliot?!

10 – Trump’s gonna run into the school shooting?! Yeah right. Jimmy believes all 44 previous presidents would run in, including FDR.

Eliot’s brain is a little muddy but he’s on the rebound.

15 – Carouse – https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carouse

18-20 months for Eliot’s relationship.

Jimmy went down a Red Buttons wormhole over the weekend.

20 – Jimmy talks about watching a Carson episode with Red appearing on.


Carl Sagan on Carson –

Wil Arnett movie with dogs – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5691024/

25 – Jimmy talks about seeing Peter Rabbit. He enjoyed it. It’s a great family movie.

Bite the curb!

Jimmy Fallon and Paul Rudd King of Wishful Thinking – http://ew.com/tv/2018/02/10/jimmy-fallon-paul-rudd-king-of-wishful-thinking-remake/

30 – Julian Assange is Austrailian – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julian_Assange

Talking about Oliver’s school talent show! Jimmy hosted it and it was three hours long.

Maybe move PCAT to May?

Long talent show. Jimmy talks about Oliver’s performance, calls it great. He was very proud. Oliver was getting REAL laughs.

Chocolate! Jimmy talks about it and more about the talent show.

Oliver DID yell Chocolate! Jimmy missed it.

Matt talks his weekend.

40 – PCAT crew talk.

The band leader himself! Wayne Federman is here! Pull up the pants!


He left something in the car we’re gonna talk about it.

He’s in the big chair now early.

This is Wayne’s FIFTH appearance in studio.

He’s gonna go get his class midterm and we’re gonna take a break.

We’ve got a full band for PCAT this year!

Wayne Federman is here!

45 – Talking my audience work. Supermarket Sweep and Dr. Laura.

Jimmy’s gotta run for a bite to eat.

We’ll be right back!

We’re back!

Welcome back! Jimmy did not go to the rest room.

Dirty Carson! Joanne Worley https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jo_Anne_Worley

50 – Top 5 hits of 1989!

Bon Jovi song Born To Be My Baby.

Matt sings the entire song.

The Lover in Me Sheena Easton

Tone Loc – Wild Thing


60 – Debbie Gibson – Lost in Your Eyes

#1 – Paula Abdul – Straight up! Wayne always plays this when he DJs.

1h5m – My Prerogative. We’re revisiting the lyric controversy.


More Federman songs on the DJ set.

I Saw Her Standing There.

1h10m – Eliot explains the origin of “souped up”

Carl’s Jr talk. Jimmy did a hardees commercial that as reused for Carl’s Jr.

What’s on Jimmy’s reel?

They talk about it.

1h15m – Jimmy was not upset that Wayne was on Crashing, for humor he was upset, for real he was not.

Wayne does one of Jamie Lee’s jokes that he loves.


Round the horn!

Talking Nick Nolte and Vicki Lewis – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vicki_Lewis

1h20m – Garry Shandling doc! Coming out 3/26. The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling.

Wayne is in Judd Apatow’s universe now.

4.5 hour documentary!

1h25m – The Garry Shandling doc will be on HBO on 3/26 and 3/27.

Jimmy never officially met Garry Shandling outside of a brief meeting at The Tonight Show.

Talking the Garry Shandling basketball games. Wayne played with them.

1h30m – Doctor Semantic!

Keyboard bass – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keyboard_bass

Matt on Bob Marley: “He’s the Beatles of Jamaica.”

1h35m – More overrated artist talk.

Mick Fleetwood is a terrible drummer?!

1h40m – Wayne gives his thoughts on the recent Quincy Jones events.

Jimmy says Mick Fleetwood did the worst drum solo he’s ever seen in his life.

We’re gonna take a break and come back with Wayne’s mid term!

Wayne talks his USC teaching. Judith Shelton is the name they couldn’t remember.

1h45m – Matt saw Bob Hope’s grave. Jimmy hopes he pissed on it. FOR HUMOR.

1h50m – Jimmy asks Wayne his thoughts on George Burns. Jimmy talks about being wrong about George Burns.
Wayne talks about what he teaches the kids at his class that comedy is generational.

Talking Dimetri Martin.

Wayne talks about telling the kids that nothing is more important than getting on stage.

We’ll be back!

1h55m – we’re back with a mid term!

Jimmy wins!

2h – Wayne talks about his teaching schedule and initial ambivalence.

2h10m – The Dean teaches Clowning. Wayne literally works for a clown.

Talking what the guys would bring to teaching. We all agree Wayne is a great choice to teach this class.

Talking the stigma of “teaching” comedy.

2h15m – PCAT Saturday Noon to Midnight! Head to Hawaii and watch it there!

My pleasure,

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