Archive for December 2013

The Best of Year One Special

Posted in Comedy, Talk by robandjoeshow on December 25th, 2013

The topics and clips revisited include the following.

Rob worries about what might happen if his girlfriend lost a foot (from episode 22). Rob is still troubled by the discovery of an extra large condom in the apartment long ago (from episode 21). Joe recounts his well-known battles with a former 98 Rock afternoon drive DJ (from episode 48). Joe starts trouble with the 98 Rock morning show when he is critical of a fill-in host selection, and thus the Sarah Simington Saga begins (from episodes 23 & 24). Show 'entertainment correspondent' Michael Chamberlin once again must answer questions about his career as a magician and his lack of athleticism when a curious photo from his website is posted in the chat room (from episode 41). Rob reveals that he colors his hair, and after initially missing it, Joe returns to it to interrogate him on the details.

Aired Monday, December 30th at 7:30PM

A Hard Pill to Swallow

Posted in Comedy, Talk by robandjoeshow on December 23rd, 2013

Rob and Joe introduce themselves to the new listeners hearing them for the first time via the MORE Broadcasting network. When arriving to do a promotional appearance on the Mike O'Meara Show, they are surprised to discover a holiday party there in full swing. Joe's Christmas plans sound rather depressing and the holidays bring mounting pressure from Rob's girlfriend of five years. Rob and Joe puzzle over the best calculated marriage proposal following a significant other's lottery win. Robby brings attention to Joe's verbal crutch and also recalls how his brother's CD was received by one comedy aficionado. The 98 Rock charity show was a big success, but Robby's encounter with his long-time adversary casts a shadow on the event. Rob frets over the travel arrangements for his New Year's gig in Afghanistan. Rob feels guilty after a holiday shopping experience. Joe discusses a chance encounter with a male enhancement drug.

Aired Monday, December 23rd at 7:30PM

The Crying Game

Posted in Comedy, Talk by robandjoeshow on December 17th, 2013

As the show approaches the official teaming with the MORE network, there is speculation about who will be listening and Joe draws comparisons to his time working at 98 Rock. Gramps turns 71 and Rob is curious if his two sons acknowledge his birthday at all outside of the show. The bet about who 'The Swede' liked better is settled. Robby will finally meet the person he's endlessly tormented, and Rob and Joe have real concerns about how the encounter will unfold. Rob gently admonishes Joe for his foolish decisions and he responds with even more personal revelations. Two comedians are cyber-begging for an unusual and puzzling purpose. After Mickey gets real tears from his co-host, Rob and Joe question the direction of the show and wonder who might be the one to cry on theirs. A stranger emails Rob requesting that he remove a scandalous picture from Facebook. Joe recounts some awkward moments both on and off stage at a weekend gig.

Aired Live Monday, December 16th at 7:30PM

People Who Don’t Get Jokes

Posted in Comedy, Talk by robandjoeshow on December 11th, 2013

A complaint from Rob about toll fees turns into a conversation about bridge suicides. The excitement in the air surrounding the debut of "It's Mickey" is palpable. Rob and Joe once again pose the "everyone else cheats the system so why can't we" argument to Robby. After playing to a nearly all-black audience in Toledo, Rob seems pretty clear on what stereotypes are tolerated in one's stage material. Rob gets a hostile unfriending on Facebook and Joe is unsure about how that works. Rob shames Joe for not taking a gig. Joe accepts a job of running a comedy competition for the good of the show. Joe relays an anonymous friend's very embarrassing story which leads to some sharing of early sex experiences. An article extolling the virtues of dating a comic gets demolished line-by-line. Joe discusses some ancient run-ins he had with a certain person in local comedy.

Aired Live Monday, December 9th at 7:30PM

The Never-Happened Story

Posted in Comedy, Talk by robandjoeshow on December 4th, 2013

Joe turns 45 and finally joins Facebook. Robby receives yet another 'slap in the face' when his birthday is completely ignored. Rob watches from the sidelines while the controversy surrounding a well-known friend's birthday gift gets heated. Rob encounters a bathroom attendant at the party's location, and the value of this antiquated occupation is discussed. Rob and his girlfriend join the Robinson's, and many others, for a lively Thanksgiving. When Rob books an appearance alongside a comic with whom he did his very first show, he and Joe reminisce about their early gigs. When a man makes a subtle sexual advance toward Rob at a show, Joe reveals his secret grooming habits that could be perceived as gay. Rob is struck by a sound bite from a respected comedian. A friend of Joe's inadvertently posts very personal photos on her Facebook account.

Aired Live Monday, December 2nd at 7:30PM