23C – Opening Up with Steve Bluestein


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


Steve Bluestein

00 – Welcome in! 23C!

Talking DMB.

05 – I’m not a good gay!

Eliot apologized!

How old do you think its okay to share your kids twitter handle?

15 – Talking my rock!

20 – Jimmy went to see Dreamgirls at the Cupcake Theater.

Jimmy stained his 50’ fence. He was thrilled!

Talking stains and being proud of your work

Talking sitting on the hood of a car, putting stuff on the car.

30 – Steve Bluestein is here!

We pronounced his name wrong.

Comedy Shop –

Talking pets!

35 – Skokie Swift –

Steve talks about Seals and Croft.

40 – We’ll be back!

We’re back!

Steve Bluestein is here!

Jimmy talks about Steve’s book: Memoir of a Nobody.

Steve talks about gambling and a comic who bet 5 grand on a roulette spin!

45 – My C is Charlie Sheen!

50 – Steve hates Trump!

King of Palms!

Talking his costume.

Steve talks his family.

60 – Eliot’s C word is Colin Hanks. One of 9.

Matt’s good! His C is Charles Bronson.

I saw The Meg again. Steve saw Crazy Rich Asians and loved it.

He talks about Hollywood habits.

1h5m – Steve wrote on a lot of unknown sitcoms.

Steve talks about the early days of the Comedy Store. HE was the witness at the divorce hearing when Sammy gave Mitzy the club.

1h10m – Comedy Strike talk!

1h15m – “I don’t know why you wrote a book, no one cares about your life.” – Steve’s mom.

Steve tells us a story about his mom’s death.

1h20m – Steve talks about opening for Barry Manilow and how he was a “little intense.”

He talks about how great Donna Summer is, same with Melissa Manchester.

1h25m – Steve only had a problem opening for one band: Tower of Power.
Steve tells a story about opening for Andy Williams while he was managing an apartment building.

1h30m – Steve talks about doing shows with Cathy Ladman and having her get him a back brace after his back went out.

Steve’s not a fan of most of the new breed of comics.

1h35m – Steve has a James Brown story. He wouldn’t leave the suite that Steve was supposed to be in.

Steve tells his biggest bomb story. It was his last gig. He walked an entire room of gays except for the front row.

Steve’s C is Cary Grant!

1h40m – Steve worked with Chevy Chase. He hates him.

Jimmy’s C: Chris Cooper! No winner!

Sadie Katz –

1h45m – Get Steve’s book!

His next book is Take My Prostate Please!

Thanks Steve! He enjoyed himself!

My pleasure,

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