There’s a lot of wonderful reminiscing going on over at the Facebook Never Never Funny group (not to be confused with the Never Not Funny fan page), and Eliot gave us a great write-up of his own history with Never Not Funny and Andrew Koenig. On top of that, the Earwolf connection has brought in a lot of new listeners. Plus, Matt “The Honcho” Belknap, on the most recent Never Not Funny (#1501 with Maria Bamford) viscously and callously (and accurately) accused me of coasting on Garon’s work since he has been taking in-studio show notes. He also gave me a nice shoutout for “getting back in the saddle” to do my old-school version of show notes for the re-release of episode 302 with Andrew Daly, so I won’t hold too much of a grudge. Also, I don’t think I ever told him that I wrote my show notes while riding a horse, so it’s a little creepy that he knows this. Maybe because I live in Montana he assumed it was a safe bet.
All that to say, it’s been a long time since I wrote a “note from Darryl” here, so I think this is a good time to fill everyone in on my involvement with Never Not Funny and Never Not Notes.
I started listening to Never Not Funny in Season 2 and it immediately became my favorite podcast. Frankly, it was my only podcast, but even after listening to many others, it has remained my favorite. There was something about the quick wit, and anything-goes style that resonated with me and helped my during a very stressful time in my life. There are few shows of any kind make me laugh until I have I tears, and Never Not Funny is the only one that does that on a regular basis. Continue reading