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In studio notes by Garon Cockrell
Editing and additional notes by Darryl Asher
Garon is running late. That’s the second time this has happened during my visits. I take it personally.
0 – Episode F U BROTHER!!!
Garon is running late from Barnes and Noble, says Cajun Jimmy
Cajun Matt tries to pipe in, but then morphs into Jackson Maine when scolded by Jimmy
Darryl Asher (me) is here, from Never Not Notes, away from his beautiful wife Jenn
We talk about Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets, who I saw in concert during my trip. I can’t overstate how fantastic it was.
We discuss our history of attending concerts together but not together
5 – The story of how Pink Floyd didn’t pick up Syd Barrett for a concert
Correction to my on-the-fly Rick Wright death info: September 15 2008, aged 65
Apparently I made Pink Floyd drama so interesting that it made Matt keep asking more questions
Jimmy brings up our emails about Roger Waters’ possible anti semitism vs. Jimmy Johns vs. Gene Simmons
Over explaining whether 9/11 jokes are offensive
10 – The poll about whether to keep playing Talkin’ Docs with You because of Michael Jackson
I am a mole, apparently
It’s March Madness bracket time!!!! Let’s talk about it!
Matt wants Jimmy to talk about something he didn’t talk about on “Monday” by which he means the previous episode, which was actually recorded just before this one
Detour: Where the Red Fern Grows
Jimmy yells at Eliot about “Anyway”-ing
15 – Jimmy is so mad he will campaign against Eliot in the neighborhood council election
Back to Matt’s thing that Jimmy didn’t mention “Monday”: he trimmed his beard to Jimmy’s specifications
Jimmy gives more detailed specifications
Garon arrives and we introduce ourselves as if we have never met
Garon talks about why he’s running late
Garon is fresh from a Twitter fight about Michael Jackson
20 – I’m late! Hello!
Talking jobs and Internet shaming and John Oliver.
Talking Frank and Sons.
25 – Mail is here!
William Steffey album!
We hear a little bit of it.
35 – Big payout for the Lazy Queen take down!
45 – Aladdin vs The Lion King live action
50 – Riley is getting harassed by white supremacist trolls today.
Riley talks about Greta.
Riley’s here! Darryl’s here!
We’ll be right back!
55 – Welcome back! We waited for Darryl. (Awwww, thanks guys! Had to answer my cell phone right as they were getting settled in. Yes, I had to. – Darryl)
Darryl is visiting from Montana!
Riley wins the bet!
Arrested Development new episodes dropped!
65 – Round the horn! Hello!
Riley is wearing a shirt that Eliot designed!
Lots of D&D talk.
1h10m – Talking YouTube and the impact on people’s mental status and behavior.
My F is Faith Hill!
Darryl is here!
Riley’s doing a HyperRPG show Rat Queens on Twitch, playing Braga.
Happy anniversary Darryl! (8 years!)
His F is Fiona Apple who is not married to Apple D Ap or Paul Thomas Anderson.
(I had thought of Fiona Apple before the show, and then thought it would be really funny to say she was married to Apple D Ap. I almost couldn’t keep a straight face while saying it, but I guess my acting was so Oscar-worthy that Matt believed me. And also it wasn’t funny. But it still makes me chuckle. – Darryl)
1h20m – Eliot’s playing The Witness on Twitch.
Eliot’s F is Florence and the Machine.
Matt goes Fergie!
Riley sticks with Faith Hill.
1h30m – Eliot accepts!
Eliot gives us the fans.
Riley talks about excusing people misgendering her.
1h35m – Talking songs of the summer and Jimmy’s bizarre love of a Rihanna song.
1h40m – Milton Bradley talk!
1h45m – More fan Fs.
Jimmy’s list: 3 – Fiona 2 – Faith Hill 1- Frida
Riley still does some stand-up. She likes doing it!
Talking college comedy gigs.
1h50m – Talking new phones.
Riley used to work at an Apple Store, Best Buy, and Target which she hated.
Thanks Riley! Watch her on Twitch!
Riley wants to play sevens!
Jimmy gives to Riley Silverman: 21 (Broadway)
Matt gives to Riley Silverman: 12 (Movies – Comedy)
Thanks Riley! Thanks Darryl!
Brief college controversy talk.
2h10m – BYE!
Garon/The Beast/Mush Mouth Shy Guy/The Notekeeper/Lazy Queen/Sloth
Behind the Scenes with Darryl:
Strangely, this episode of Behind the Scenes starts with Jordan, Jesse, Go! Jesse had invited me several times to sit in on a JJGo taping, but every time the schedule didn’t work out. The last time was about a year ago, and it was all set. But then they had to record a day early, and due to Jesse traveling and some miscommunication, I didn’t get notified. So by the time I called to confirm a time, the show was already done. Ah well. So, I touched base again on this trip and it worked it out. Thanks, Jesse!
I got to MaxFun HQ and chatted with Jordan, Jesse, and Brian for a bit while we waited for the guest. When Riley Silverman showed up, I recognized her as having sat in for Garon on NNF and introduced myself. It took her a few minutes to figure out I was “that Darryl” and then we realized we’d both be on NNF the next day. We tried to devise a plan to act like we hated each other on NNF, because, as I put it, “There’s nothing Jimmy likes better than someone putting on a skit that he’s not aware of.” The plan didn’t gel, although she did try by accusing me of stalking her when she came into the room. But it was great to see Riley two days in a row!
My reason for coming to LA on this trip was specifically to see Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets. As I said on the show, the early Pink Floyd is my least favorite, even though as a teenager I listened to it constantly. But I couldn’t pass up seeing it performed live. I almost backed out, but am so glad I didn’t. I knew Jenn would have no interest in seeing the show, but I got two tickets knowing that someone in LA would be happy to join me. The most obvious candidate was Murray Valeriano, who is a big Pink Floyd Fan (see Rock Solid Episode #250 for our Pink Floyd episode), or Pat Francis, who is not particularly a fan but loves concerts of all kinds. Turns out Murray was booked that night for a show, and since Pat generously lets me stay in his guest wing when I visit, the least I could do was take him to a show he might hate.
Pat was totally unfamiliar with any of the early Floyd work. I warned him ahead that I could not guarantee his enjoyment, nor my own. But we both loved it! They wisely shortened some of the more abstract “psychedelic noodling” portions, and the musicianship and vocals were excellent. I really hope a live album comes out of this tour, because I liked those versions much better than the studio ones. At the end, Pat said, “Was that really almost two hours? It flew by! I loved it!”
Anyway, big thanks to the guys for once again letting me stop in!