2207 – Taking It to the Stage with Cristela Alonzo


Cristela Alonzo

In studio notes by Garon Cockrell

Editing and additional notes by Darryl Asher


00 – Hello! Indeed! 2207! Welcome in! Jimmy is informed it’s 2207!

Jimmy brings up Jesus Christ Superstar within 20 seconds.

Jimmy had breakfast with Nick.

Talking Jesus Christ Superstar

05 – Matt was bored. I didn’t make it far either. Matt wonders about Sunday school.

10 – Josh Gad should have been Herod.

Talking a tweet about god having a laugh.

15 – Jimmy got into some national press over the Frank Stallone situation.

GREAT shows in Providence!

20 – Down on Tweet street!

Jimmy reads a tweet he sent to Frank Stallone.

25 – Jimmy talks about seeing JCS at a high school where half the cast was mentally challenged.

For anyone familiar with JCS, dropping the “Jesus is cool” lyric is jarring.


30 – Private (Catholic) school talk.

Jesus is cool!

12th Anniversary! Happy anniversary NNF!

40 – Jimmy talks about Matt’s head being up Lin Manuel’s ass.


Cristela is here!! She looks dynamite in her holy batman shirt!

Van flip flops! Matt loves them.

Talking Cristela’s new headshot.

45 – Talking agents updating pictures!

Cristela talks about thinking she was locked in a bathroom once.

Talking bathroom towel dispensers. Jimmy uses an ancient bongo reference after Eliot’s elbow inquiry.

The great Hen Winkler!

Cristela describes Henry Winkler as a walking peep.

50 – Matt brings Cristela up to speed on jimmy seeing JCS with the mentally challenged cast.

Mail’s here!

It’s more poker chips! 11.5 gram chips!

Plenty for the cast and guest!

Thanks for the poker chips!

55 – We’ll be back!

We’re back betting on how many times Cristela’s been on the show:

But first season ticket talk and more mail!

Matt: 7
Jimmy: 6
Eliot: 8
Garon: 5

It’s 7 including today! Matt wins!

Talking PODWAY, Eliot’s name for the podcasters community theater.

1h10m – Matt wants to rap. Cristela talks about doing West Side Story.

All Mexican Diary of Anne Frank show?

1h15m – Talking what kind of interview questions come up doing press.

More mail coming in!

Why did Jimmy put his glasses on?

Jay smith sent more poker chips to make up for the bad ones. Same brand as the original!

1h20m – More mail! From local fan Brandon.


We got great chips!

We’ll be back!

1h30m – We’re back! Round the horn!

Round the horn!

I got 15 albums for $10! Jimmy reads my text.

I’m a 65 year old grand mother.

Sigfried and/or roy lost his throat to his job.

Cristela used to mix up Air Supply and Sigfried and Roy.

We go through some Air Supply.

1h40m – “If Trump doesn’t cost us listeners 40 minutes on JCS and 20 on Air Supply will.” – Jimmy

Opening credits quote jimmy talking Two Tickets to Paradise.

1h45m – Movie talk! Jimmy loved Ready Player One.

Check out my Patreon and my new book! www.patreon.com/MyNameIsGaron

Thanks Josh Brown for the Extra 1k! and to the bidders on the huge $4975 bid on Doug Loves Movies guest auction.

1h55m – We all catch!

League of their Own series on Amazon – https://www.slashfilm.com/a-league-of-their-own-amazon-series-slides-into-amazon-series/

2h – Matt’s good. We’re done! Thanks for being here Cristela!

Byron Allen bought the Weather Channel.

My pleasure,

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