Archive for May 2013

He Eats A Lot of Gravy

Posted in Comedy, Talk by robandjoeshow on May 30th, 2013

Realizing that everyone on the show has now seen Iron Man 3, Rob decides to do a quick impromptu roundtable review. Rob headlines a variety show where has a brush with a celebrity. A well-known local personality again expresses his wish to come on the show. A new season of The Bachelorette is about to premiere, so Rob and Joe bet on how long the sole black contestant will last. The subject of Joe's remarks from the previous show actually hears the attack and responds via email. Joe is surprised to hear about his father's shenanigans in the live show's chat room. Rob rants about the controversy over a clothing retailer CEO's unapologetic public comments.

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

Despicable People

Posted in Comedy, Talk by robandjoeshow on May 22nd, 2013

A comedian with whom Joe recently did a show is exposed as a fraud. Rob gets booked with internet comedy superstar Bo Burnham and enjoys riding his wave. A colleague's comedy leaves Rob simultaneously puzzled and impressed during show at the DC Improv. Joe finds himself in the winner's circle after a race at Pimlico's Black Eyed Susan Day. A disastrous rendition of The Star Spangled Banner causes Rob to wonder of he or Joe could do any better. Rob presses Joe to reveal circumstance where he might be forced to root for a team he despises.

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

Tiny Following

Posted in Comedy, Talk by robandjoeshow on May 16th, 2013

The show proceeds as usual on the night of the Caps' pivotal game 7, which spawns speculation about what extreme circumstances might actually cause Robby to cancel. Rob loses a fan suddenly because of his affiliation with Joe. Even though Wendi Townsend's 98 Rock morning show appearance was a big boost for Rob and Joe, they can't resist looking the gift horse squarely in the mouth. Entertainment correspondent Michael Chamberlin returns for his annual Summer movie preview and everyone wonders if the bit is getting old. After discussing why he has virtually no interest in any upcoming films, a car accident, his odd bathroom habits and an interesting casting decision on his last production, it appears the segment will continue indefinitely. Rob is very critical of a novice at his open mic show, as well as a seasoned comic at a Mother's Day show, and explores wine as a possible new drink of choice.

Aired Live Monday, May 13th at 7:45PM

If It Was Chocolate, I’d Have Hepatitis

Posted in Comedy, Talk by robandjoeshow on May 8th, 2013

Announcer Tim has his own bout with a kidney stone, but his experience doesn't remotely resemble Robby's prolonged ordeal. The long-awaited "Regulars" shoot was not exactly what Rob expected. Comedienne Wendi Townsend confronts Joe to detail the many ways he's ruined her life. Rob and Joe read their entries for the poetry competition and a winner is chosen. Joe has a close call with a disease-tainted cake pop. Robby's frustration with Joe's lack of attention to detail comes to a head.

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

Sticky Situation

Posted in Comedy, Talk by robandjoeshow on May 1st, 2013

On the heels of a successful 98 Rock appearance, and a well-attended Drafts and Laughs, Rob and Joe feel triumphant. Many colorful people were present at the annual event and they both have many amusing observations. Rob reports some of Robby's withheld frustrations he had with Joe earlier in the week. Robby reveals the results of the 'master-bet'. Rob plans his strategy for the big reality show taping/audition on Saturday. A friend gives Rob and Joe permission to tell his unbelievably embarrassing sex story on the air as long as he remains anonymous. Joe touts a documentary as well as a musical act featured in the film. The show closes with the reading of a poem and a poetry competition is proposed.

Aired Live Monday, April 29th at 7:30PM