Archive for November 2017

#333 - FML

Posted in Comedy, Talk, Explicit by robandjoeshow on November 28th, 2017

Rob desperately reads a slew of his underperforming tweets. A sad, often-mentioned acquaintance jumps at the chance to go to brunch with a virtual stranger. Rob receives a warning about one of his overseas traveling companions. Rob couldn't seem to get Joe off the stage at the Thanksgiving stand-up show. Joe is getting stressed out about a lot of things including his rising weight. Then, hamstrung by Gramps' internet and struggling to maintain his connection, Joe attacks Marcus. The anniversary of Robby's birth is treated more or less like any other day. Die Laughing Productions may be singing at your house. Gramps spontaneously guests on the show at the request of someone in the chat room.

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

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Real Black

Posted in Comedy, Talk, Explicit by robandjoeshow on November 23rd, 2017

Joe questions the way Robby signed an autograph for a fan. Gramps recalls an incident from 40 years ago which begs many questions. An advertising mistake for the most recent mystery show leads to an audience unprepared for what they saw. Joe is stunned when he meets Robby's much-discussed friend Phil. Marcus gets stopped at the border. Rob spoils the end of a football game while Robby is watching it in delay. A listener reports the conversation on last week's show to the former show announcer, and Tim is not happy. Gramps gets quizzed to determine how far he would go to share Thanksgiving with his superfan. Things hit a little too close to home for the host of a new podcast chronicling the sitcom 'Seinfeld'. There is speculation about who might be the next Batman, and Rob and Joe want to give their two cents on each of the rumored actors.

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

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#330 - New Toys

Posted in Comedy, Talk, Explicit by robandjoeshow on November 15th, 2017

Rob and Joe have plans for the Patreon proceeds and there is already a tad bit of conflict over it. Rob asks for Robby's insight on shoplifting in China following the UCLA student arrests. Joe has his own take on Louis CK's troubles. Rob's shots at Tom Cruise and Dan Nainan on Twitter don't bring him the instant fame he was seeking. Tim makes an odd choice revisiting a show for a second time. He also wants comfort and Keno at the bar, and only dudes in Vegas. Eric Woodworth has an uncharacteristically bad idea regarding the murder mystery show. Rob and Joe want to meet Robby's black friend and urge him to extend the invitation to an upcoming show. Some possible cohosts are suggested as fill-ins while Rob is overseas in January.

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

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#329 - Next Stop: Las Vegas!

Posted in Comedy, Talk, Explicit by robandjoeshow on November 6th, 2017

Rob is so tired from the trip that he's drinking coffee at night. This leads to a discussion about Gramps who also loves his coffee in the evening, has a new fan, and doesn't truly enjoy watching football. Because Rob must open the House of Blues show under less than ideal condition, he skewers Marcus in desperation. Rob is the only one who thinks he was "fashionably late" to the fan meet-and-greet. $600/hour is not enough to get Rob to tell jokes at a party. There are already plans in the works for next year's TMOS trip. Rob talks about his first New Orleans experience and Joe recalls a story from his own visit a few years earlier. Rob risks his life to find a lost hat. Joe goes to Fells Point in a Halloween costume and feels totally out of place. Justin judges a costume contest at a strip club and things go horribly wrong. Rob and Joe dare to leave their comfort zone for the final Halloween murder mystery show of the year. Marcus buries the hatchet with the Rueters. Rob loses all his chips and mopes off to bed after drinking and playing poker until 4am.

Aired Live Monday, November 6th at 7:30PM

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#328 - Dramarama

Posted in Comedy, Talk, Explicit by robandjoeshow on November 1st, 2017

The Die Laughing crew goes to a karaoke bar after the show, including Robby who is easily coerced into staying up way past his bedtime. The ride to and from the shows can be pretty entertaining (and informative) with a car full of comics. Tommy tells a story about a tragically clumsy ninja and reveals his top three musical acts. Mickey is performing as Richard Pryor for a Halloween show and wonders if he'll be allowed to transform himself properly to play the part. Joe wonders why his Lyft driver doesn't have a five-star rating. Joe realizes that Robby's concerns about the sound booth in Virginia Beach were probably valid. The murder mystery receives a negative review. Rob is following a news story about a 4-time murderer. Katie's dad is confused about a feature film now in theaters. Rob is exploring the idea of a Michael Jackson tribute murder mystery, but no jokes of the King of Pop's underage sleepover friends will be permitted. Eric leaves some artwork behind for the folks at the FunnyBone. Rob is relieved to discover that he probably didn't piss off his celebrity friend, but Joe is disappointed.

Recorded Monday, October 30th at 6:00PM

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