2619 – Disconnecting with Gary Gulman

Gary Gulman

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


00 – Hello!

It was like Vietnam here in LA over the weekend thanks to July 4. No offense to actual Vietnam vets but it was very much like a warzone.

July 4 –

Matt talks about watching Hamilton on Disney+.

It made him sad because he can’t do anything now.

Jimmy talks about watching with the family.

Talking super long youtube ads, including some that are apparently dozens of hours long.

Are trailers considered ads anymore?

Is Jimmy canceling Disney+?

10 – Matt talks about the Disney+ show about the making of The Mandalorian.

Eliot has a story about his dad working on Fall Guy.

Apparently, a lot of people in the industry may not be a fan of the Hochberg name according to Eliot’s dad.

Lots of fireworks talk.

15 – Jimmy talks about getting sucked into some Korean Baseball thanks to Jason Bennetti.


After he was watching around 2am someone let off 2 M80s.

Lots of fireworks talk.

25 – We lost Charlie Daniels!

30 – Gary Gulman is here! Will he use the bathroom?!

We’ll be right back!

We’re back!

Gary Gulman/Frank Zappa is here!

Eliot and Gary have similar van dykes! Same grey as well.

Should we all try this facial hair?

Matt calls Gary the Josh Brolin version of Eliot’s PeeWee Herman.

35 – Jimmy and Fam watched Gary’s special and loved it. “He’s a good comic.” – Jimmy to the family.

They also watched some Brian Regan.

Emmy voters take note! The Great Depresh! HBO!

Round the horn!

40 – Jimmy talks about trivia and Oliver with gary and about his watching of The In-Laws.

Trivia! Category is: Screen Time

20pts is my wager!

Talking Screen Time usage.

Jimmy and Fam watched Bugsy Malone. Danielle and Jimmy enjoyed it, Oliver was a shrug.

50 – Trivia question: Many Actors have played him but who was the first on-screen James Bond?

Gary and Jimmy talk travel and Sade, Gary’s girlfriend not the singer., and driving to gigs.

55 – Gary has not done any Zoom stand-up but he is writing his book since he has a book deal. K-12: a memoir about growing up and going to public school.

Jimmy talks about part of Gary’s special that angered him (in a good way),

Jimmy compliments Gary. Go see him live.

Jimmy confirms he would also use Brian Kylie or Matt Donaher as openers if he did a Largo show. Nice guy dream team if you add Kevin Cronin!

I’m grain!

I’m a little out of sorts today.

1h5m – I watched Sneakers!

My answer is Woody Allen.

Gary talks about Dr. Boombotz and maybe him not giving the best treatment.

“I don’t get as much respect as I’d like and do say I don’t get respect would be over stated.” – or something, Gary talking Rodney’s new catch phrase.

Trivia question: Many Actors have played him but who was the first on-screen James Bond?

We’ll be back!

1h10m – We’re back! Gary has a fantastic special!

Gary’s phone is playing games!

Trivia Results:

Garon: Woody Allen (20pts)
Eliot: David Niven (10 pts)
Matt: Sean Connery (13 pts)
Gary: Ephrem Zimbalist Jr (18pts) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Efrem_Zimbalist_Jr.
Jimmy: David Niven (12 pts)

1h20m – Eliot talks about tenants wanting to get on the roof to watch fireworks. Jimmy proposed to Danielle on the roof of their apartment on Hayworth.

1h25m – Go to the post-it!

The answer is: Barry Nelson

No one’s right.
Gary is really into Goodfellas and The Simpsons as well as 70s 80s major league baseball.

Talking Baseball cards and card shows.

1h30m – Gary talks about which players returned his letters with autographs!

Jimmy talks about Bucky Dent a baseball player who had a day job. He called him a couple times and had an autograph sent to him.


Bye Gary!

Eliot wins thanks to his wager.

Jimmy scratches his face like Pan’s Labyrinth.

Doug Jones talk.

1h40m – How many people have you met? Jimmy thinks 20k thanks to meet and greets.

We’re done!

See you next time!

My pleasure,

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