2307 – Taking in a Show with Wendi McLendon-Covey

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


Wendi McLendon-Covey

00 – We’re here! Matt’s doing some posture work!

Jimmy and Matt went to a protest over the weekend.

They met Lea Thompson!

10 – Hawk –

The Spenser: For Hire spin-off was A Man Called Hawk.

Jimmy talks about GetTV. He’s been watching the Sonny & Cher Variety Hour. The sketches are atrocious but the chemistry is great.

15 – Talking The Comedy Store and how dead is was when Jimmy moved here.

If wishes were kisses –

25 – Charlie is getting into the scares!

30 – Matt gives his unpopular opinion on Tom Petty.

Matt and Jimmy talk America’s Got Talent and the 58 year-old stand up.

35 – Piff The Magic Dragon –

You book a magician you do magic. That’s it. – Jimmy

40 – Talking Santa Claus and when the kids should know.

Our guest is here!

She’s sneaking in! All in black supporting!

It’s the walk-out day but she wasn’t aware.

They talk to Wendi about it.

Wendi was six when she stopped believing. Santa also scared the hell out of her.

The Goldbergs are back this week!

“Santa is a Christmas clown.” – Wendi

We’ll be right back!

50 – We’re back!


Wendi McClendon-Covey is here! She was on PCAT 2014!

Jimmy asks her about the wigs.

Sixth Season of The Goldbergs!

Jimmy talks his mom’s love of The Goldbergs and it became their special show and how Jimmy started watching it after her passing.

Round the horn!

Wendi’s parents got married super young (She was 17) and are still together.

55 – Talking Wendi’s parents and growing up.

60 – Talking movies and 4K and discs. And Johnny Carson.

Jimmy drops some ABC for us.

1h5m – Wendi goes to a lot of concerts. She just saw David Byrne and looovveedd it.

Betting on David Byrne’s age!

Wendi: 66
Jimmy: 69
Garon: 70
Eliot: 65
Matt: 68

David Byrne is 66! Wendi wins!

1h10m – Wendi wins! And Doesn’t want the money. Put it to the podcastathon.

1h15m – Wendi talks about the time her Tesla shut down on the 405.

Talking Tesla.

1h20m – Talking Fahrenheit 11/9 and Roma Downey, Harlem Knights, and Tom Arnold’s show!

Eliot tested a board game.

1h25m – Wendi enjoys Cards Against Humanity.

You’ve Got Crabs – 

Talking Jimmy’s behavior at family get-togethers.

Wendi’s going to see Beck on Friday. She’s seen Tony Bennett, Janet, Depeche Mode, Wu Tang! She’s all over the map.

1h30m – Wendi talks about the Janet Jackson show.

Talking concerts!

1h35m – Talking Culture Club and B-52s show.

1h40m – Barbara Steisand’s Mall – 

Wendi talks about her new years ritual of buying tickets to shows throughout the year to give herself something to look forward to.

We’ll be back!

We’re back!



The Good Place talk. Wendi hasn’t watched.

Talking Wendi’s sarcasm.

1h45m – Wendi’s movies – Goosebumps 2 talk! What Men Want in January,

Mississippi River starts in Minnesota –

1h50m – Wendi talks about staying in a haunted hotel for two months.

Wendi’s husband makes her breakfast every morning before he goes out and eats breakfast. They’ve been married 22 years.

1h55m – Talking Scary Movies.

Wendi explains ADR.


Jimmy gives to Wendi McClendon-Covey: 21 (80s Music)

Wendi’s gonna shove that score in Mindy Sterling’s face.

We’re done!!

Thank you Wendi!

My pleasure,

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