We pull Parks and Rec’s Ben Schwartz from the country and bring him into the world of Sklarbro County! Ben talks about having a tough time watching basketball games in real time, filming an episode of House of Lies in a real dildo factory, and witnessing a magical moment in the movie making process. Dan Van Kirk does not disappoint as he brings in crazy stories such as; a wasted Arkansas woman who tries to flee police on a Power Wheels truck, a bidding war for the virginity of a Brazilian sex doll, and a Medford man pretends stolen Somerville beer is his genitals. Plus, we receive a voicemail from Doug Buffone. Appreciate the hat humor on this show!
The Sklar’s leave the studio to visit Jesse Thorn but bring the calming shores with them on today’s edition of Sklarbro Country! They talk about Dennis Rodman’s recent trip to North Korea, a wild night out for the Milwaukee Brewer’s Sausage, and a 22 year old man going back to high school to play some hoop. They talk to Jesse about his childhood in San Francisco and his sports fandom, his love of Bill James, his parent’s checkered pasts, and his philosophy behind broadcasting. Also discussed are Jesse’s favorite interviews, the Maximum Fun boat cruise, and Ian Mackaye’s deep knowledge of Bounce. The guys then get deep and talk about the future potential of podcasting. And at the end Hesse regales us with his popular Fantasy segment- This week: fantasy podcasters. Fans of the genre, you don’t want to miss this.
Rising star Jerrod Carmichael is back by popular demand to sit down in the front seat that is Sklarbro County! Jerrod talks about where he started doing comedy, prison sitcoms, and the best most recent joke that he has come up with. Dan Van Kirk is also here with some crazy stories such as; a Go-Go dancer stops axe wielding maniac at a gay bar, Central Michigan University hosted a public Condom Casino Night, and another edition of Where’s the Headline? Plus, Mark Wahlberg stops by the studio to tell us about his upcoming trip to South By Southwest.
You don’t have to believe in ancient gravity to love this episode of Sklarbro Country! Randy & Jason talk about a twitter feud between intellectual equals Jose Canseco and Bill Nye and then they discuss an entire Irish hockey team that walked away from their owner in the name of good. Jon Glaser comes back to the calming shores and talks about the Red Wings, his great turn on “Girls”, and his feelings about the end of his series, “Delocated”. Plus, we get quick hits and a disturbingly upbeat phone call from Dick Vitale. Enjoy!
Anything goes as the lovely and alluring Ben Hoffman of Comedy Central’s The Ben Show stops by the county to give us a preview of his new sketch show, he tells us about his first day moving to Hollywood, and shares his love of keeping up with Kentucky sports. Dan Van Kirk is here with insane stories from Michigan, Ohio and of course Florida that involve; sex on the beach, a vintage porn collection being stolen, and a landlord who whipped his tardy-paying tenant. Then we listen to a pre-Oscars Alan Arkin voicemail. Don’t forget to get your tickets for a special screening of “Breaking Away” with Randy & Jason as part of the 2nd Annual Wayne Federman International Film Festival on February 28th at Cinefamily in Los Angeles!
The delightful and hilarious Jenny Slate visits the calming shores to talk about the psychic who predicted her career, her obsession with Gloria Estefan, and the time she dropped an F bomb on SNL. They also cover their favorite writers, Vince Young’s spending habits, and how Larry Bird’s son finally mucked up his father’s good name. Tom Leykis then comes by to offset the lady energy. Listen and laugh and be sure to get your tickets for a special screening of “Breaking Away” with Randy & Jason as part of the 2nd Annual Wayne Federman International Film Festival on February 28th at Cinefamily in Los Angeles
The hilarious Owen Burke of the Owen & TJ Read The News podcast joins in on the craziness of Sklarbro County! Owen tells us about growing up in a mafia centered neighborhood in New York, being apart of the improvised show Facebook, and how Randy & Jason encouraged him to continue to pursue comedy. Dan Van Kirk brings in some insane stories including; two Kansas brothers accidentally blowing up a house while celebrating a lottery win with drugs, a man throwing semen at women in a New Mexico Walmart, and a mother passes drugs to her son in a jailhouse liplock. Also, we hear what Mark Wahlberg is up to in another edition of the Weekly Wahlberg. Make sure to get your tickets for a special screening of “Breaking Away” with Randy & Jason as part of the 2nd Annual Wayne Federman International Film Festival on February 28th at Cinefamily in Los Angeles and catch Randy & Jason perform stand-up on Friday, March 1st at the Ice House in Pasadena!