2412 – Falling to Pieces with Betsy Brandt

Betsy Brandt

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


00 – Hello indeed! Welcome to the program! 2414? 2413? NO 2412!

Jimmy almost went with a bowtie to the cicada club. He regretted not wearing it.


Jimmy talks about the night and the people and what they’re wearing.

Ryan McMinnimon got married! Matt attended.

Greg Proops officiated after he went to Canada for eye surgery.

10 – Talking Meta comedy and pop culture references in television and stand-ups.

Oliver has been reciting a lot of John Mulaney jokes lately.

15 – Jimmy talks the LGPA tournament. He had a celebrity sighting!

Here we go!

Jimmy say Timothy Simmons! Jonah from Veep!

20 – Talking Veep!

And weather.

Matt also has a sighting!

PCAT talk! 31 Guests! Auctions are live!


Matthew Lillard!

Betsy Brandt is here! She’s super tall! Big heels.

Life in Pieces Season 4!

Heather Mills is Paul McCartney’s ex-wife.

Jimmy is all up in Betsy’s business.

35 – I am shitty at my job!

Nicki is here!

We’ll be right back!

We’re back!

Welcome back!

Jimmy tells the story about how he took a disastrous fall at the movie theater and hurt his labrum.

40 – Jimmy gives some heroin advice.

Betsy talks about Breaking Bad and working with Vince.

Courtney Love “can’t do” Breaking Bad apparently.

Talking Matt’s spoiler habits.

45 – Idiot passes for a compliment where Jimmy is concerned.

Betsy asks about Jimmy’s physical therapy.

Betsy has a ten year old son and a 14 year old (today) daughter.

Her son was a large baby and carrying him around had messed up her shoulder pretty badly.

50 – Talking Masters of Sex and the meeting Betsy had that lead to that.

Deadwood movie is coming out!

Danielle has never seen Deadwood.

Calamity Jane – https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0917848/?ref_=tt_cl_t11

Betsy talks about her daughter’s friends and how different they are from her generation.

Anna Belknap! https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1140817/?ref_=nv_sr_1?ref_=nv_sr_1

60 – Betsy has family from Chicago! She lived in Lincoln Park.

Spiderman Starbucks prank – https://ew.com/movies/2017/06/28/spider-man-prank-starbucks-coffee/

Betsy talks about her daughter’s birthday celebrations.

Betsy grew up in Michigan!

1h5m – Talking kids and santa and how Betsy enjoyed the pilot of Life in Pieces.

She talks about the Leprechaun traps they used to do when the kids were younger. She tells a story about seeing Santa with her daughter once.

1h10m – Matt talks about the errors in being the tooth fairy.

Talking pulling extra teeth.

1h15m – Betsy talks about her family traditions including holiday picnics.

We’ll be back!

We’re back!

Talking spoilers!

1h20m – Betsy saw Bryan Cranston in Network over the weekend. She also got to meet Carol Burnett!

Betsy’s first big celebrity sighting!

John Cleese and Carol Burnett together.

1h25m – Jimmy and Betsy talk about meeting Carol Burnett.

Everything’s good with me and Eliot. Eliot went to a neighborhood council meeting. He talked about an older gentleman who couldn’t get the idea that only specific things could be discussed.

1h30m – One of Betsy’s favorite movies is Postcards From The Edge.

Talking movies!

Parenthood! Office Space! Shawshank! Just a few of Betsy’s faves.

Sophie’s Choice also.

1h35m – Jimmy talks to Betsy about The Michael J. Fox Show.

It was her first comedy!

Jimmy talks about relating to Michael J Fox, Jon Cryer, and Chris Makepeace.

More MJF talk.

Betsy talks about being lucky with great leading men. They’ve all been great and kind and nice.

1h40m – Sevens!

Life In Pieces CBS 930 Thursday!
Suits Spinoff coming soon!
Betsy is doing Good Boy at Pasadena Playhouse this summer.

Good Boys

Matt has to do 10 pushups for his phone going off! He nails it!

Jimmy can’t afford Pasadena.

1h45m – Betsy’s not a musical person but she enjoyed Matilda and A Chorus Line.

Sevens for real this time!

Jimmy gives to Betsy Brandt: 4 (90s)

Discussion about the Sevens round.

We’re done! Thank you Betsy!

Quick Jack Palance story! She sas in Back When We Were Grownups with him – https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0387851/?ref_=nm_flmg_act_39

See you next time!

My pleasure,

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