2822 – Medalling with Lauren Ash

Lauren Ash

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


00 Heyyyyy indeed! 2822! Award-winning Podcast (a decade ago, we’re not dropping it!)

Climate Change is Real!

Drought it up! How do you have a drought party?

Physical might be up next for the Pardo-Koenig household.

Jimmy got convinced to switch to YouTube TV by one of his phone calls.

Jimmy’s talking Cord Cutting.

Eliot talks Landlines.

Eliot talks about how he has discovered he gets irrationally upset when someone tells him he is talking loudly.

10 – “You cant turn off a faucet.” – Jimmy

It’s never Eliot it’s the technology that’s loud!

Audio gremlins!

Jimmy drove past Eliot’s house. It always gives him a charge when waze takes him past the Familiare.

Jimmy and fam went to Warner Center park to see Kenny Cetera’s Chicago Experience. They also had terrible food truck food.

They apparently screwed up Oliver’s nachos and Danielle’s salad.

Jimmy and Matt talk about lettuce.

Catalina vs French – French dressing typically refers to a dressing with an oil-and-vinegar base with hints of mustard and seasonings. … On the other hand, Catalina dressing tends to be thinner and has a bold red hue. And though it also has an oil-and-vinegar base, the sweet flavor has hints of tomato and the spices aren’t as potent.

Local celebrity sighting!

20 – Beat price or free? Scam. Just lower it by a dollar.

Lauren Ash is here!!!!

No convertible she’s got a jeep!

Jimmy’s out on a Tesla because he doesn’t want to get a new charger.

Talking cars.

25 – Lauren’s missed the show.

True Crime and Cocktails talk.

Jeep talk!


30 – We still have to guess this local celebrity.

Local congressman Brad Sherman?! Apparently, he’s funny?

Jimmy asked him about Gaetz and Greene. He didn’t really comment much.

35 – Jimmy lost his school election to Dan Jones.

We’ll be back!

Welcome back!

Jimmy asks about Lauren’s podcast. Her cousin is in Moosejaw, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Lauren talks about her cousin and how their podcast came about. Lauren thanks the pandemic for them ending up stumbling into this podcast.

40 – True Crime and Cocktails! So much merch!

Lauren has dived deep into merch! Bathing Suits?! They’re moving!

NNF Swim trunks? 2022? Maybe!

Jimmy shares he how hard he made Oliver laugh. Some drunk stopped in front of their blanket and talked to them and how every part of what this guy said was wrong. Jimmy commented he even got his age wrong.

45 – Matt talks about Brad Sherman and how he ignores all of his (many) virtual town hall.

Could Lauren have a show as a no nonsense politician who tells it like it is?

Swim caps?! For your Swimming Costume?

50 – Has anyone been excited for the Olympics?

Lauren talks about her and her cousin (podcast cousin!) getting super excited about the 96 Olympics.

Lauren talks about the summer olympics situation in Canada. Not a lot of money put into it apparently.

Clara Hughes

55 – Paul Walter Hauser talk.

Cruella chat. Jimmy loved it!

Jimmy and Lauren talk about it.

Matt returned to the movie theater!

We’re all excited for Jungle Cruise.

Jimmy also saw Forever Purge.

60 – Theater sitting chat.

Movie theater etiquette in China from shanghai


1h5m – Oliver might be doing material this week at Jimmy’s Flappers class!

Category: Snack Time
Question:. What famous creator created his namesake food in 1762 so he could gamble and eat at the same time?

Lauren loves games! She talks about how seriously she takes it.

1h15m – It doesn’t seem like any of us like our answer.

Talking nuts. Cashews! Buttery.

Talking stirring peanut butter.

I run out to check what’s going on and return to People Vs OJ Simpson chat.

1h20m – Lauren talks about a show event where Cuba Gooding Jr through water on a bunch of people when he walked out with the cast. “Is this crazy enough for you?!”


The Walking Ottoman!

Lauren is worried about the Betty White and Angela Lansbury dominos.

1h25m – Mandy Patinkin Tik Tok talk.

Round the horn!

Jimmy’s got heel problems. Could it be plantar fasciitis?

1h30m – https://abc7chicago.com/cherry-festival-carnival-ride-breaks-rides-national-accident-2021/10876737/

Glory hole and Hat Pin.


1h35m – I saw Zola!

Lauren talks about a show called The Sex Life on Netflix.

Cock free tv!

Trump CPAC talk.

Lauren does her Trump impression.

We’ll be right back!

1h40m – Answers!

Theater talk!

Jimmy recounts his theater story with Oliver Hudson.

New nickname for Eliot? The classic!

Palms talk! Eliot took some photos of the apartments to rent.

Eliot hasn’t braved the movie theater yet. He’s just not ready.

Eliot’s answer is Earl of Sandwich.

1h55m – Matt goes with Cracker Jack as does Lauren.

Jimmy goes with Lays Potato Chips.

It could be down to the bet!

Earl of Sandwich! Eliot and Garon are correct!

Trivia Results:
Category: Snack Time
Question:. What famous creator created his namesake food in 1762 so he could gamble and eat at the same time?

Garon: Earl of Sandwich (22 pts)
Eliot: Earl of Sandwich (25 pts)
Matt: Cracker Jack (16 pts)
Lauren Ash: Cracker Jacks (25 pts)
Jimmy: Lays Potato Chip (24 pts)

Eliot wins with 25 pts!

2h – Check out Lauren’s show!

It’s a joy and a delight to see Lauren and for Lauren to see us!

The Finalist!
Sound Sensitive!
The Honcho!

My pleasure,

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