Listen to This Mermelstein

Posted in Comedy, Talk, Explicit by robandjoeshow on July 29th, 2015

This week, Rob Maher is preparing to do stand-up in his underwear. Joe Robinson doesn't invite Rob to his gig, but there is some obvious tension. Robby might be paying attention. Marcus Certa is now working with the show, but don't fret, it is still just Rob, Joe and Robby. Rob and Joe compare the premise of some new jokes. The boys want to know what is Mermelstein's problem. Joe is hanging with youngsters. Get some insight on the latest news about Mickey Cucchiella including Joe's jealousy and some behind the curtains at 98 Rock. Hear some social media etiquette and much more on this episode.

Aired Live Monday, July 27th at 7:30PM

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A Very Joe Thing to Do

Posted in Comedy, Talk, Explicit by robandjoeshow on July 22nd, 2015

Robby plays an unusual version of F, Marry, Kill. Submissions for the best of year four are considered. Joe and his friends get yelled at for laughing in a movie theater. Rob takes a gig in somewhat less-than-desirable room. When Joe goes to see a band with a friend, he puts his foot in his mouth once again. Joe calls out a high-profile hacker as a hypocrite. Robby gets criticized for calling antiquated media consumption "easier". Joe attends a professional wrestling show featuring his favorite radio morning man.

Aired Live Monday, July 20th at 7:30PM

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Naked Truth

Posted in Comedy, Talk, Explicit by robandjoeshow on July 14th, 2015

Rob attempts to improve his outgoing phone message; and he encounters some racism during his trip to Asia. Rob’s girlfriend seeks input on updating her dream celebrity to someone less age-appropriate. Rob confesses to excluding Joe from gigs. Joe is asked to mentor a kid who is a comedy beginner. Joe un-friends someone in an effort to stop enabling what might be a serious psychological disorder. Rob, Joe and Robby compare notes on international sexual encounters and self-pleasuring.

Aired Live Monday, July 13th at 7:30PM

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The Restivo Report

Posted in Comedy, Talk, Explicit by robandjoeshow on July 8th, 2015

Joe’s new gig on 98 Rock conflicts with a much-discussed wedding. Gramps sense of humor may not be for everyone, especially if English is not their first language. Rob and Joe are stunned to find an IMDB profile for someone closely associated with the show. Joe feels Chris Restivo should never trust his own instincts. Joe has an issue with Rob’s outgoing voicemail message.

Monday, July 6th at 7:30PM

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There’s No Music in Heaven

Posted in Comedy, Talk, Explicit by robandjoeshow on June 24th, 2015

Three long overdue segments are saved to be included as part of a special 200th episode. Rob and Joe talk to the incomparable Justin Schlegel. Michael Chamberlin returns to give his brutally-honest review of “The Last Laugh”. The long-awaited second installment of the Scott Apple music quiz is finally here. Also Joe recalls details about his first time, Rob pretends to be an expert on a Best of DC podcast and a phone call from episode 198 is revisited.

Monday, June 22nd at 7:30PM

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I Want to Call You Mike Shader

Posted in Comedy, Talk, Explicit by robandjoeshow on June 11th, 2015

Rob and Joe were excluded from 98 Rock’s new line-up, but for good reason. Rob reveals his primary trepidation with regard to marriage. Joe is utterly stunned when Rob confesses that he did not enjoy one of his favorite movies. Rob and a colleague have fun messing with women on Tinder. Rob recounts a string of comedy train wrecks that took place at a popular DC venue including one in which he was actually involved. At the risk of offending the man yet again, Joe finds new fault with a fellow comic. Rob poses some hypothetical questions and one particularly awful lose-lose scenario to Joe. Chris Restivo offers investment advice.

Aired Live Monday, June 8th at 7:30PM

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The Melissa and Josephine Show

Posted in Comedy, Talk, Explicit by robandjoeshow on June 3rd, 2015

Rob tries to convince Joe to start watching Game of Thrones. While attending Scott Apple’s engagement party, Joe learns some fascinating family history. Rob and Joe both find themselves attracted to Caitlyn Jenner in her Vanity Fair cover photo. Joe spends an entire day with the 98 Rock morning show crew. Joe shares a story he’s heard about someone from Robby’s past. Rob and Joe speculate about the possible content of a DVD project floated by wannabe-comic Chris Restivo. Chris later appears in the chat room and is goaded into revealing some recent misfortune. Rob is eagerly anticipating two potentially misguided movie remakes, while Robby reluctantly goes to see the number one draw at the box office this week. Following two exhausting back-to-back trips, Rob questions whether or not he can get motivated again to perform for our armed forces overseas.

Aired Live Monday, June 1st at 7:30PM

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Lucky Numbers

Posted in Comedy, Talk, Explicit by robandjoeshow on May 27th, 2015

Rob is surprised to discover that some of the cool things he saw in Japan are available right here in the U.S. Joe voices his objections regarding two stories he heard recently about wait staff and tipping. Robby’s heartfelt ode to Letterman on Facebook is both admired and mocked. After having Chinese food right before the show, Rob comes to a conclusion about the fortune cookie. Rob and Joe are critical of a comic in the news who couldn’t handle a heckler. Joe gets overpaid for a gig and signs someone else’s name on the theater’s autograph wall. Robby worries that some language his girlfriend frequently uses in her native speech could be misheard by some as the most offensive word one can say in English.

Aired Live Monday, May 25th at 7:30PM

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7/8ths Great

Posted in Comedy, Talk, Explicit by robandjoeshow on May 20th, 2015

The buzz surrounding last week’s interrogations of the half-Indian hustler has reached fever pitch. Rob believes that his girlfriend has an admirer in one of Joe’s sons. With Joe in need of a new place to live, Rob offers some alternate ideas. An audience member seems pissed off at Rob for no good reason at his open mic show. A friend of Rob’s girlfriend makes a critical error disposing of an old household item. Robby is taking the retirement of David Letterman very hard.

Monday, May 18th at 7:30PM

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Dan Answers

Posted in Comedy, Talk, Explicit by robandjoeshow on May 13th, 2015

After two years of discussion and hundreds of emails, the “comedian” everyone loves to hate talks to Rob and Joe. Prince played for over two hours at the historic peace rally in Baltimore and Rob and Joe were there. Rob reveals that he’s been watching American Idol all season and that he has a man-crush on one of the judges. Another ill-advised remake coming to television prompts a discussion of some potentially better ideas based on 80’s movies. A carry-over conversation from last week examines which celebrities over 70 are still hot enough to boink.

Aired Love Monday, May 11th at 7:30PM

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