2805 – Tooning in with Bill Leff

Bill Leff

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


00 We’re here! Prick free!

Matt talks Allestra Colon Explosion Disaster

There was an Allestra situation at a poker game once.

Talking Pontiac.

Jimmy gives us some of his car history.

Matt talks Beastie Boys locations.

Jimmy talks about record liner notes.

10 – Talking recording studios and engineers.

15 – Grammy talk!

We care not about the non fan wild child!

20 – Jimmy did a show on Saturday night A movie trivia kind of game. It was a lot of fun! He was the judge. There MIGHT be a recorded release.

Jimmy’s got a flappers show this weekend! Friday night! Go to JimmyPardo.com!

Great fun on Bingo!

Is the floor open for comments? Eliot has a comment but says no? Then asks if he can still talk.

Time change talk.

25 – There is not a premise that Eliot cant ruin.

Too Darn Loud! – Matt and Huey Lewis.

Talking about the Power of Love video and it’s too long intro showing on Vevo.

30 – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Round_and_Round_(Ratt_song)

Jimmy talks about how big Ratt was at his record store and in Chicago.

Jimmy shows off the Jimmy’s Records and Tapes T-shirt!
35 – Gregory Abbott Shake You Down –

Bill Leff is here! We’ll be right back!

40 – Welcome back! 2805! Jimmy’s phone starts ringing immediately.

Jimmy’s great friend Bill Leff is here! They went to high school together!

Jimmy talks about Bill’s credits including his new TV show, Tune In With Me, on MeTV and the Bill and Wendy Show on Apple Podcasts.

Jimmy talks about a show he watched as a kid. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_Rayner

Bill talks about shows he watched as a kid and how his show captures the feeling of these old shows but for adults.

Bill talks about auditioning for the show.

45 – Bill talks about the show he hosted called The Magic Door, which apparently was a Jewish show.

50 – Jimmy talks about the time Bob Odenkirk came into the record store and invited him to come to a comedy show. He saw Bill there and between the two of them telling Jimmy he should do comedy he got the courage to go do his first open mic.

Bill talks about his costars. One of which, Kevin Flemming, is ALSO from Oak Forest, Illinois!

55 – Bill talks about how the shows work during the Pandemic.

We miss Peter Tork. And Davy Jones. And Pete Best I guess.

Trivia time! (full results at the end!)

Theme song!

60 – Wager what you want!

Category: Roll Credits!
Question: If the closing credits of what TV show, are any color besides yellow, there is going to be a post credit scene?

I’m betting 15!

Bill’s headphones are giving him some troubles.


1h5m – Jimmy may never have had Diverticulitis?!

Eliot claims the information Jimmy gave him.

Talking the future of masks.

Stock talk!

1h10m – Good looking pen, Bill!

We got a good question this week so Oliver will not be punished.

Chuck Lorre talk!

I made the Semi finals in a contest!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Jayne – Bobby Jacoby!

Rob Reiner talk.

1h25m – Someone Jimmy knew in his early comedy days was nominated for an Oscar today. Paul Racy. BILL KNOWS HIM.


Bobby Jacoby/Robert Jayne is Scott Jacoby’s half-brother. IT’S ALL CONNECTED!

My answer is The Mandalorian.

Eliot corrects himself that LA does not have a Wegman’s.

1h30m – Talking Grocery chains.

Eliot guesses The Simpsons.

Matt goes with Wandavision.

Jimmy before Bill because he thinks Bill knows it. He goes with Friends.

Bill doesn’t want to be over confident, Brideshead Revisited.
The answer is The Simpsons!

We’ll be right back!

We’re back!

Jimmy asks if Bill does the show live. They tape in advance. He wants to do it live though!

9/11 taught us a lot. It was a game changer.

Matt agrees with Bill on the pandemic allowing families to hang out.

1h40m – New basketball at the Belknap house!

High School Musical talk. Bill’s kids loved it! Corbin Bleu was in a parade with Bill and his daughters got super nervous to see him.

Jimmy always asks about the Trombones.

1h45m – Jimmy still loves a parade, no matter how much he shits on them.

Bill talks musicals. He hasn’t seen Hamilton yet.

Bill is afraid of needles. So much so that his camera is gone! Now his sound is gone.

Bill talks about being deathly afraid of needles. There are different reactions to this fear. His friend just passes out. Bill gets violent.

We try to figure out how to Get Bill his shot.

We’re done! Check out Bill’s shows! Tune In With Me is on at 7AM on the coasts 6AM in the middle of the country.

See you next time!

Trivia results:

Category: Roll Credits
Question: If the closing credits of what TV show, are any color besides yellow, there is going to be a post credit scene?

Garon: The Mandalorian (15 pts)
Eliot: The Simpsons (15 pts)
Matt: Wandavision (14 pts)
Jimmy: Friends (21 pts)
Bill: Brideshead Revisited (24 pts)

My pleasure,

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