1503 – Soaping Up with Jason Thompson

Jason Thompson, behatted and ready for laughter

Jason Thompson, behatted and ready for laughter

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NNF 1503 – Jason Thompson

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00 – 1423! Or Can Jimmy pull off a V-Neck! Jimmy can’t stop talking about the Trivago guy. Matt asks if it’s an Arab shirt.

Jimmy feels bad about last week having Vance Gilbert in studio.

Jimmy loves the word Troubedor. Lotta blue happening in the room.

A friend of Matt’s is visiting. He’s friend of Jimmy’s wearing flip flops. Jimmy talks to Mike about his lack of a hard shoe. The guys talk about Mike’s Teva sandles.

Jimmy's beef: Mike's lack of a hard shoe!

Jimmy’s beef: Mike’s lack of a hard shoe!

Jimmy mentions a Paul Gilmartin joke. He then sings a U2 song, apparently bad enough that it made him forget who sang it. It’s his favorite U2 song.

05 – We are getting closer to The Chicago Podcast Authority! Jimmy may have a co-host! Looking at a January 2015 start date.

New Chicago Album out this week.

Mike is married with two kids, who are apparently out in the hall. Jimmy guesses 5 and 3. Correct right off the bat! Daughter (Mia) (for Mia Sara according to Jimmy) Mike’s wife is actually named Sara! His son is 3.

Mike and Jimmy have a conversation in French. Jimmy talks about taking French in school.

10 – Jimmy greets everyone in French. Bon Jour Idiot, to Eliot. Our guest is a good looking guy so we all should beat off before he gets here.

Apparently, Matt’s family has a house in Burbank that people can use when they visit.

Jimmy and Oliver made an LA Kiss return! They got recognized and apparently made TV on ESPN 3. It was the most exciting game yet. 64 – 46. Kiss lost. The New York team is the New York Dragons.

15 – Jimmy’s trying to move his seats again for another $100 it’s a drastic upgrade.

Jimmy realizes it’s the long con.

Jimmy talks about Paul Stanley realizing there is more to life than rock and roll.

Gene Simmons looks like a manager not dad.

Jimmy talks his reaction to LA Kiss tickets going up maybe.

Our guest is here! Jason Thompson! He’s got some great boots. An Australian shoe! He calls them condoms for your feet.

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15B – Hanging Ten with Murray Valeriano

Murray Valeriano. You can't see it, but he's standing on a surfboard.

Murray Valeriano. You can’t see it, but he’s standing on a surfboard.

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NNF Players Club 15B – Murray Valeriano

B as in baseball

00 – Welcome to the show! The door is open on 15 Bananas. This shit is bananas. Matt sings some Fresh Beat Band from Nickelodeon.

Jimmy sings some Sinatra after the mic fell out of the mic stand.

Jimmy jumps to the other mic and explains why he broke into Sinatra My Way. No one can understand why that mic was so loose. Matt takes responsibility.

This shit is not gonna fly! Matt gives new Earwolf CEO Adam Sachs a new nickname. Adam “Yakkity” Sachs.

05 – Jimmy says he’d play that yakkity sax song everytime that guy walks by if we were in earwolf studios.

Serious stuff out of the way.

Happy birthday to the great Andrew Koenig! Jimmy is glad that he has been coming up a lot lately. The guy brings up Andrew’s love of the movie Taboo and his gobs and gobs of jizz quote.

The guys talk cookies. Jimmy hates a soft cookie. He wants his cookie hard through completion.

10 – Entenmann’s originates from NY. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Entenmann’s

ELIOT! Daddy and Mommy are talking! Jimmy’s gonna subscribe to Harry’s and use his engraved razor to cut his throat.

Jimmy's beef: A chewy cookie!

Jimmy’s beef: A chewy cookie!

Jimmy wants a crispy cookie!

The famous Gobs and Gobs episode was episode 413!

Thanks NeverNotNotes http://nevernotnotes.com/questions/:
Q – Can anyone tell me the Christmas episode in which Jimmy, Matt and Pat eat all the cookies? (from Aarika)
Answer: Replying to myself because it’s, of course, episode 413 – also known as the “Gobs and Gobs” ep. It’s not *truly* Christmas until I listen to this one. (Aarika)

Happy birthday Andrew!

We got another gift. This time from friend Nug.
15 – Our guest is here! I missed whatever happened for a minute.

Jimmy reads the letter. He doesn’t understand why Nug doesn’t know we already have one. But we’re gonna all sign it and auction it off for pardcastathon.

Matt and Jimmy mention episodes with stories about Robin Williams. One is episode 14 where Mike Schmidt and Matt talk about meeting him.

20 – Jimmy tells a story about meeting Robin at Sketchfest where Jimmy fucked up his knee during a match game. In the middle of the show jimmy twisted his knee (he had surgery on it eventually) Robin stopped him on the way to the green room and said he was the fastest mind he’s ever seen. Robin also was helping Jimmy with his hurt knee. He got him ice!

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1502 – Playing the Game with Ben Schwartz


Ben Schwartz

Ben Schwartz

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NNF 1502 – Ben Schwartz



00 – Welcome to the free feed via earwolf.com! We’re thrilled to be a part of that family. Great Players Club last week with Bill Dwyer! There’s a chance you heard it anyway. (Bill’s loud). Steve Dahl also called in!

Jimmy saw Guardians of the Galaxy and found it to be fine. He’s not a superhero guy and is probably not a Sci-fi guy.  It bored the fuck out of him apparently.

Jimmy notices Eliot’s sweater vest. It’s tucked in.

I’m 19 now?  Lotta reasons why to think that.

05 – Get Down On It – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qchPLaiKocI

Kool & The Gang

Average White Band – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Average_White_Band

Jimmy wants a Sirius channel dedicated to Casey Kasem countdowns so he can hear those special songs in the 32 – 40 spots since they don’t play them very much.

10 – Outa-Space – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outa-Space

Matt guesses Kool and the Gang.

It’s 104 degrees outside and Eliot is wearing wool.  Core heat!

15 – Setlist for Kool and the Gang. http://www.setlist.fm/setlist/kool-and-the-gang/2012/staples-center-los-angeles-ca-5bdfcb3c.html

Lots of nice posts in the NNF Fan page (not the official page).

Jimmy saw some unfortunate drama on my Facebook page

Jimmy saw some unfortunate drama on my Facebook page

Everything’s done with a wink!

Cooze means nothing to Jimmy. It’s just an annoyance.

Jimmy finally got to Cedar Rapids and Penguins. Had a great show and wondered what it takes to get a standing O in that town.  Still a great show though!

Jimmy talks about the people he met.  A lot of NNF fans showed up!

Jimmy did a 6k run Saturday morning in Cedar Rapids.  It went into a quarry. So that means he had to run OUT of that quarry.  His quads were in pain later that day.

He talks about coming early like you would in los angeles. Turns out he didn’t need to come early at all. Just means that he was 30 minutes early. Not a lot of people there.  He had a great time! 34:18 time approx.

Listener Mike invited Jimmy to the run. He was that asshole that runs shirtless so Jimmy made a lot of gay run jokes that night.

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15A – Jamming Out with Bil Dwyer

Bil Dwyer

Bil Dwyer

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NNF  Players Club 15A  – Bil Dwyer


A for Automobile

00 – Hello indeed! The Players Club! The door is open! Jimmy got here in 22 minutes. Give him 22 he’ll give us the world.

Jimmy was mad a the world on Monday.  Jimmy recants his Alex Chilton Replacements comment. He apologizes to everyone except the freebies.

The new Pop Culture Beast is LIVE!

Piece of mail from Kilgore TX. Someone sent The Baseball Ballads and The Baseball Ballads part 2. Jimmy unsure how to accept the gifts.

Happy birthday, Matt!

Jimmy reads a letter from Clyde Willoughby.  Jimmy quotes the Twilight Zone.

Thanks Clyde!!  60 Miles west of Shreveport!

05 – We preview the Disco Demolition song from Baseball Ballads 2.


Check out Chuck Brodsky – http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=Baseball%20ballads

Jimmy texts Steve Dahl.

Everything about this gift is a win! Good job Clyde.

Matt mentions an Andrew Wiggins who won a contest back on episode 302. Is it the same Andrew Wiggins who just got drafted to the Cavaliers?!!?


10 – Jimmy quotes The Number of the Beast by Iron Maiden.

10 Day wait period for guns in CA – http://smartgunlaws.org/category/state-waiting-periods-for-guns/

Jimmy points out some lettuce teeth for Matt.

Ear hair!

Jimmy says the Canadian black is different than the American black according to Jimmy the Greek.  HUMOR GUYS!

15 – Jimmy talks about the Ruth Buzie Lincoln car ad.  Jimmy refers again to Robert Klein taking down Ruth Buzie for no reason in 2014.

Jimmy jumps into a Design our T-shirt Contest and win season 16 free!

Jimmy talks about Captain Wham-O.

He also went to see a guy from Once perform Bat Out of Hell.

He also tells some folks to get a gun, wait their 10 days, go to your car, and dirty that windshield.

The guy stalk about titular lines.

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Episode 14 – Matt, Mike, and Robin Williams

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Episode 14

Released July 7, 2006


stoogesFourth of July celebration time

Matt’s wearing green, Mike Schmidt is wearing Gandolfino black

Fat guys’ personalities are all in their shits

What idiot buys the team pennant shirt? Maybe Matt, it turns out.

Jimmy’s most uncomfortable necktie story

Jimmy used to be a fat, drunk, mess

Jimmy weighs about 136 today

Jimmy’s dad thinks he needs a wacky tie, because, you know, comedian

Lots of “tie humor” puns. Make up your own!


Robin Williams in Good Morning Vietnam

Robin Williams in Good Morning Vietnam

Mike’s sweet sports swag contest winning

Good Morning Viet Nam with Robin Williams, whom, coincidentally Matt and Mike just met

Is Mike too old for a sports team jersey?

Mike is almost fired, but that won’t happen for a little while


“Speaking of license plates” Jimmy’s personalized plate: PGA99

Is Mike too old for a sports team windbreaker?

Matt has a Laker’s raincoat which seems to bring uneccesary derision from Jimmy and Mike

Alternative to a raincoat: “Bust out the umbrella”

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522 – The Hard Sell with Danielle Koenig

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Danielle Koenig: First Lady of Never Not Funny

Danielle Koenig: First Lady of Never Not Funny

Episode 522 with Danielle Koenig
Released September 9, 2009

Show notes by Darryl Asher


There’s a fire on the mountain, run, boy, run!

The Devil Went Down to Georgia

Danielle works on The Dish

Jimmy the Joke Doctor

Danielle’s annoying laugh



The death of Ted Kennedy and his large head


Ted Kennedy on Broadway

Hey Mom… we got any Social D?

Kyle Gass and his Guitarings

Matt’s deoderant is now for women


Hacksaw Hamilton’s sweep of the out-of-town scoreboards

Andrew is Jimmy’s whipping boy

Matt and Danielle have a nice duet


Gloria Estefan’s accidents

Tom Jones at the Greek

Oliver’s hairbrush routine: sniff… zombie… fall!

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1501 – Retiring Early with Maria Bamford

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Maria "The Bammer" Bamford

Maria “The Bammer” Bamford

In-studio notes by Garon Cockrell
with additional self-aggrandizing notes by Darryl Asher

NNF 1501 – Maria Bamford

00 – Hello! 1501! Welcome to the new season! Seasons change! (Expose and Clouds) Jimmy gives his thoughts on NNF seasons. Jimmy’s talking about the other guy. He’s stressed out from the drive in.

Jimmy wonders about apple states because people were lollygagging on the roads today.

Ghostrider on the storm! Jimmy slaps the bass!

We had some rain this weekend. It didn’t last long. Matt didn’t get wet it was too light of a rain.

Jimmy asks about openings at Eliot’s building. 8/15 availability. New stove, laminate, full kitchen full bath. Over $1150. Jimmy calls it a little steep.

Cooz in the carpool lane! Jimmy calls cooz a fun word. He and mat talk bob coozie.

Jimmy and Matt talk drives and streets.

05 – Jimmy appreciates the 45 minute recap on how he didn’t text Jimmy about the traffic issues.

Matt: Darryl Asher is probably making a “Cooze in the Carpool Lane graphic, and he got back in the saddle to do notes episode 302



Check out NeverNotNotes.com! (You’re already here)

Andy Daly is one of the funniest men on the planet, if not Los Angeles.

Jimmy hasn’t visited NeverNotNotes.com in a long time (shameful) and has started to avoid Pardcast.com. It’s getting too negative over there for him. He’s expecting nice conversations but it’s getting to be a “take down the king” situation. Jimmy’s comments will either make it better or make it worse.


10 – Jimmy suggests commenting up your sleeve.

Most overrated/underrated band Big Star comment gets jimmy tons of comments/emails. He has NEVER said he doesn’t like them.

Romeo and Juliard is an album from Don Dixon. Here is the video for Praying Mantis – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxGB12mbFSg

Jimmy is not against Alex Chilton assholes! Jimmy just likes the phrase the most overrated/underrated band of all time.

Jimmy thinks the song “Thirteen” is flawless and might be in his top 25 of all time.

15 – Thanks everyone for reupping for season 15!! Maria Bamford is here today!

If someone hasn’t been on the show yet, it’s either scheduling or Jimmy doesn’t want them. Figure it out! We don’t need your input. We’ve also tried and haven’t been able to get people! There are a lot of situations that come up. IE Dennis Miller (allegedly) not wanting to do it.

Eliot has a question. Jimmy will open the floor in ten seconds. Floor open! Eliot has a comment about Jimmy talking politics.

Jimmy talks about talking politics with Andrew.

Eliot drops some news that he and Andrew tried to do a podcast about politics! It was never released.

20 – the podcast was VIDEO! No name for that podcast yet though. Jimmy gives his thoughts on it. Jimmy says he would have listened to it and possibly even slap the NNF label on that.

We briefly talk HAIR at the Bowl. Jimmy considered going but had sleeping problems in Minneapolis.

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