29C – Changing the station with Brooks Wheelan

Brooks Wheelan

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



29 Coheed & Cambria

00 hello! Welcome into Never Not Funny! We got a trophy! (14 years ago)

We should be in the podcast hall of fame.

Adam Curry and Leo LePorte were the first inductees into the Academy of Podcasters Hall of Fame.

Jimmy and Matt talk about Holy Moley.

Jimmy hates the fly.

Matt talks about his dad singing songs he grew up with.

Matt’s dad has never worn less than 3 layers in his life.

Go see Don Most sing I guess.

Jimmy saw Respect. There was a talkative older couple.

Marc Maron and Marlon Wayans are great!

10 – Matt wonders if we find out what Respect means to Aretha.

Talking about how the movie addresses the era where she was considered “impossible to work with.”

The mail is here!

Garon sucks

15 – Talking Jimmy’s baseball card and the fan who brought it up to him.

3D cards! RL Stine for me! Star Wars for Matt!


20 – Jimmy talks about getting random cards in the mail to sign from people who found his address.

2021 Topps Allen & Ginter Baseball Checklist, Team Set Lists, Odds and Details

More mail!

It’s a signed Chicago album. Signed To Jimmy! coincidentally enough!

25 – I go deal with our guest.

I miss Hamilton talk?

35 – Shields and Yarnell https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shields_and_Yarnell

Brooks Wheelan is here!

He’s in a relationship now! It’s many since Jimmy last saw him.

Brooks said Jimmy was his favorite comic on Bert Kreischer’s cooking show. Apparently to Bert’s extreme shock.

Carhart talk.

Jason Momoa talk.

45 – Brooks talks about his drunk merch purchase.

We’ll be right back!

We’re back!

It’s Oliver’s Birthday! He turned 14 today!

Nick Turner is Brooks’ best friend. He talks about Nick’s kid’s name.

50 – Oliver is old enough to know he’s being held hostage by conversations.

Talking Christopher Titus.

Brooks sold a show to Fox!

55 – Brooks talks about the first time he saw Jimmy.

He talks about his time working at Penguins in Cedar Rapids.

Mark Price talk.

60 – Skippy don’t do Pearl Jam

Irwin “Skippy” Handelman
Jimmy pulls it!

Family Ties talk – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Family_Ties

Jimmy calls Michel J Fox and Ted Danson the best sitcom stars of all time.

Brooks talks about Ted Danson’s blackface incident.


1h5m – Jim Morrison talk – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Morrison

Monte Cristo talk. Remember Bennigans?

They’re still around!


Tony Stewart talk.

1h10m – Tarantino talk. He’s getting to close to current time!

Quentin Tarantino bought the Vista!

Talking popcorn at the Vista.

Jon Hamm once walked away from Brooks when he was black out talking to him.

Brooks talks about the time he tried to get popcorn from the vista.

Brooks talks about the Jon Hamm story in more detail.

1h15m – Brooks says Colin Jost is the coolest guy in the world.

Jimmy talks about Colin’s book and how funny it is.

Brooks says the people at SNL are all “pretty cool” it’s just a difficult place to work.

1h20m – Talking Woodstock 99.

1h25m – Brooks talks about going to the Greek. He saw Local Natives and Future Islands.

Talking My Morning Jacket

Round the Horn!
I’m seeing Shang-Chi tonight!

Candyman talk and me almost fighting a dude.

Eliot’s here! Neutral Evil now. He had a council-meeting.

Was Eliot Recalled?!

1h40m – Eliot talks about the meeting he had.

The new machines are not in yet!

Punchline and Comedian talk.

1h45m – Brooks describes Jerry Seinfeld and Orny Adams as “two furbys” yelling words at each other.

Eliot’s C word is Color Me Badd

Brook’s guess is Canned Heat. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canned_Heat

Jimmy’s guess is The Cars!

We hear the fans.

Talking Counting Crows.

1h50m – Family Guy talk.

The Cure talk.

Brooks talks about going to see Neil Young on Shrooms at the bowl with a friend. His friend went to the bathroom, couldn’t find their seats, so he walked home leaving Brooks alone to watch Neil Young on Shrooms.

Cake talk. Cake came after Brooks on Twitter when he was joking about being Anti-Vaxx.

We have a winner!

5) Chromeo
4) The Coors
3) Chicago
2) Cameo
1) The Cars

Jimmy wins!

Brooks talks about listening to the Cars debut album alone with a beer and having the night of his life.

2h – Go listen to Brooks’ podcast Entry Level!


We’re done!

My pleasure,

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