27Y – For Those About to Rock with Joe Kwaczala

Joe Kwaczala

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



00 – Hello! 

Eliots interrupting immediately and gets the business from Jimmy.

The official show ranking:

Jimmy Pardo

Matt Belknap

Eliot Hochberg

Garon Cockrell

Thanks for your support! We’re doing B and match Jimmy! 

Talking the impeachment trials. 

Sandy Duncan does NOT have a glass eye?! She is only blind in the eye due to a tumor removal. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandy_Duncan



10 – Jimmy watched Cobra Kai season 3 in two days. He couldn’t take his eyes off it, even though it’s not a great show. 

Talking Ralph Macchio and the cast. 


He’s 59?!

LOTS of Cobra Kai talk. 

20 – The valley does NOT talk about Karate. 

30 – Jimmy talks about his Fire TV stick acting up and his Apple TV not recognizing him so he had to watch a screener with a horribly placed watermark by Apple. 

Breaking news?!


We’ll be right back with Joe Kwaczala! 


We talked about Cobra Kai for 30 minutes. 

Joe Kwaczala is here! 

40 – Talking about Joe and his podcast! 

Joe knows the truth about Sandy Duncan’s eye! 

Jimmy talks about not being asked to do fantasy podcasts. 

Rock and Roll Nominee choices! Jimmy got to choose Pat Benatar! 


50 – Rock Hall talk! Dave Grohl is potentially only the 2nd person to be inducted twice on first year eligibility. 

Layla is unlistenable acoustically per Jimmy. 

The first was John Lennon! 

Joe goes through his and Jimmy’s 5 picks for the nominee list. 

1h5m – Duran Duran chat! 

Eddie Trunk talk! 

Joe reads off all the official nominees. 

The nominees are:

  • Mary J. Blige (First-time nominee)
  • Kate Bush (Previously nominated in 2018, 2021)
  • Devo (Previously nominated in 2019, 2021)
  • Foo Fighters (First-time nominee)
  • The Go-Go’s (First-time nominee)
  • Iron Maiden (First-time nominee)
  • JAY-Z (First-time nominee)
  • Chaka Khan (Previously nominated in 2016, 2017, 2021)
  • Carole King (Previously nominated in 1989, 2021)
  • Fela Kuti (First time nominee)
  • LL Cool J (Previously nominated in 2010, 2011, 2014, 2018, 2019, 2021)
  • New York Dolls (Previously nominated in 2001, 2021)
  • Rage Against the Machine (Previously nominated in 2018, 2019, 2021)
  • Todd Rundgren (Previously nominated in 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Tina Turner (Previously nominated in 1987, 2021)
  • Dionne Warwick (First-time nominee)

1h25m – Pat Benetar did NOT make the ballot. 

1h35m – Some SNL Talk sneaks into the Rock Hall picks! 

1h40m – Joe goes through the rest of the noms he hasn’t mentioned yet. 

Talking about Fela Kuti. 

Jimmy ended up with 2 points in their draft. Joe got 4 as did Rhea Butcher.  

1h50m – Letter game! 

Brett Butler – Garon

Mike Birbiglia – Eliot

Maria Bamford – Matt

Joe Kwaczala – Bull Burr

Eliot reads the fans.

Jimmy’s names!

5) Wayne Brady

4) Lucille Ball

3) Nate Bargetze

2) Greg Berhandt!

1) Maria Bamford – Matt wins!

We’re done! See you next time! 

My pleasure,

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