Ian Roberts, a true pioneer of Sketch comedy & current Showrunner of Key and Peele, visits the calming shores this week on Sklarbro Country! Ian shares his view on being part of a movement as a founding member of UCB in New York, the criticism and compliments he received from Del Close while he was a student, and discusses his love of spirit & redemption in boxing. We also receive a follow up voicemail from none other than Jerry Jones about the recently released Jerry Wipes. Plus, it gets all Gumbly in this bitch when we give Bryant Gumbel a call to see what he’s up to.
It’s time for your mid-week snack with today’s Sklarbro County! We are joined by Brendon Walsh and Randy Leitke of the Bone Zone podcast to talk about Randy’s challenge to Joe Rogan, Brendon’s connection to 90210, and their pajama party. Dan Van Kirk brings us stories which include; Olympic gold medalist Tianna Madison being sued by her parents, a Reno golfer being confronted with a shotgun after his ball broke a house window, and Canadian pole dancing classes for kids. Plus, Jerry Jones left us a voicemail explaining his glasses cleaning incident.
Adam Carolla is a guest on today’s show and the stories he has will blow your mind. He’s got amazing sports stories which include, Darryl Strawberry’s first home-run, his skirmish with a coach during a Celebrity Hardball game and how his love of boxing lead him to meet Jimmy Kimmel. We also hear about Adam’s path which took him from helping build his own sketch group to working as a carpenter to becoming a co-host on Loveline. Plus, we welcome first timer to the show, Joe Walsh, to give the guys some tips on where to go in Cleveland. IMPORTANT: Unfortunately, there was a sound issue in recording the first portion of this episode. It was a freak accident that could not have been caught, and we’ve done our best to rectify it as the content of this episode is simply too good not to release. We assure you that this is a 1 in 111 occurrence and is not representative of the sound quality you can expect from Sklarbro Country. Once again, our apologies.
Fred Stoller does not hold back during this week’s Sklarbro County! Fred drops in to talk about being the 10 day contract guy, loving to root against the empire, and being mistaken as a guy who can’t drive. Dan Van Kirk brings in stories that include a dumb-ass Cowboy fan, Crocs founder George Boedecker blaming his DUI on Taylor Swift, and a drunk sleeping man who cheated death. We are also treated to a series of voicemails from a drunk Sam Elliott.
You don’t have to search for the nearest two-story church to enjoy this week’s Sklarbro Country! Rory Scovel joins Randy & Jason to discuss his love of making pre-game soccer speeches, experimenting with his creepy German side, and the power of crowds. We also discover more of Rory’s past connection to sports during Quick Hits! Plus, a very gaunt Matthew McConaughey returns to the calming shores to share his experience of mentoring Ryan Lochte through his M.D.M. School of Acting.
We’re not going to try to reel you into listening to Sklarbro County with rewards for bearded listeners or wordy legal mumbo jumbo. Instead, we’re just telling you that co-host Dan Van Kirk has cooked up some awesome stories for us this week and Chris Cox is visiting and bringing Uwe Blab water skiing stories with him. Day trip on over to the county! You’ll love it!
The calming shores are visited this week by Reggie Watts, known as the Al Jarreau of comedy. We’ve got a ‘lil Sklarbitration between a rapper and NBA team, some investigative porno reports, and Tiger Woods does the best impression of his mom ever…one word, “Tigah!” Also, be sure to catch the midweek show, Sklarbro County, every Tuesday.
Mad Men fans cannot miss this week’s Sklarbro Country! Don Draper himself Jon Hamm is back on the calming shores to tell us how the Cardinals impacted the current season of Mad Men and joins us for the opening takes and Weekly Wahlberg. Plus we’re reuniting Jon with his We Were Soldiers castmate Sam Elliott for a voice-over off! What would touchdown Jesus do? He’d listen to Sklarbro Country!