Maybe you’ve missed us while we take a little break from the regular action. Well, you are in luck. this is a special, mini-podcast edition of the show. Enjoy some of the funny moments from recent shows and some mistakes we won’t let each other forget.
Today is our final day on Los Angeles radio station KFWB, which is switching to all sports talk in about 9 hours. Nonetheless, we put on a great show for the live audience at the Ports O’Call Waterfront Dining Restaurant. We learned all about the the 17th Annual Fedorin Cup charity hockey game featuring Anaheim Ducks and Los Angeles Kings fans. Plus an expert on the USS Iowa battleship visited the patio. He said the ship is ready to go into battle if called up…after about 100 days in dry dock. Jay Campadonia informed us of American’s dwindling IQ, something called “Pimpstagram,” and the real power of the resume. Katie Clark sat in for Jennifer Bjorklund and got us worried about bears taking over America, going overboard with kale, dogs in restaurants, and why you should never get sick on an airline. Chris Martin thrilled the crowd with the fact that the Dominican Republic has banned a certain twerking musician, Green Bay’s 22 inch kielbasa [...]
Today we had two pleasant surprises, one, KTLA 5 News Reporter Erin Myers filled in for Jennifer Bjorklund, and brought us news of vacation homes in Sicily for only $1.30. Plus baby sitters making more money than pre-school teachers, France’s no-selfie beach zone, and dating websites that pair you and your pets with compatible partners. The other surprise is Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow nominated Chris Martin to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. We’re pretty sure Gwyneth was talking about OUR Chris Martin, so Chris accepted the challenge, and did most of the show cold, and soaking wet. Chris also introduced us to some stingy sea creatures washing ashore in SoCal by the thousands, and a ban on Ketchup at a restaurant. Jay Campadonia warned about a Nutella shortage, a student suspended for saying “Bless You” after a fellow student sneezed, and a pageant mom for overboard getting her daughter to lose weight…wait until you hear what she did. [...]
Live from the patio of the Ports O’ Call Waterfront Dining restaurant in the Los Angeles Harbor, the “Friends” celebrate the first day of the Tall Ships Festival. Guests include the guy behind the Tall Ships Festival, a real Pirate with a piRAT on her shoulder, our travel dude describes how to take a tall ship vacation, or at least a harbor cruise. Plus, count how many times Jennifer Bjorklund says the word “behead” or “beheaded.” Now you can get herpes doing THIS. The TSA’s X-Ray scanners can see you naked but they apparently can’t see on of THESE. A Glendale cop is caught soliciting an undercover hooker in Vegas when he asks for something a little “extra.” Turn on the echo machine when you say, “Sea Plankton in Space.” Plus, the world’s largest rubber duck!
A packed show today with Jennifer Bjorklund calling the Ice Bucket Challenge people into question. Jay Campadonia describes the 2015 Corvette and why valet attendants should be worried. Chris Martin talks about an unauthorized piece of art shows us a new gaze at Kobe Bryant. The “penis collector” is under arrest. Justin Timberlake can do no wrong in Jennifer’s mind. Johnny Manziel flips the ninja bird. A rock climbing Yosemite proposal goes very very wrong. The chocolate doctorate. Pumpkin spice Oreos! How to fight the city when you get cited for a violation of the building code. And what the hair stylist does on Sundays.
The grim discovery of a missing woman’s body in a 145 foot mine shaft in Southern California leads to the arrest of a man in Alaska. Can Eric Holder solves Ferguson’s troubles? A career expert tears your resume apart, find out where to exchange school supplies for a free car wash. An Alabama couple pull a half-ton, 15-foot gator out of the river, Apple improves upon the USB plug, the plane crash kid gets his chance on the Michigan round ball team, and this week’s band name for your approval: “Vegan Matadors.”
As scary as it sounds, there might by a Purge-like (movie reference) night in Louisville, Kentucky tonight, but in this case, the authorities are not pleased. We call out cowards who play the knock-out game…especially one guy in particular…what a total DB. The President of the SoCal Rams Booster Club is pretty sure the team is coming back to Los Angeles. Find out what happens when you curse in anger in South Carolina. Our movie guy hates all three of the big releases this weekend…but he highly recommends some must-see Robin Williams films on DVD. People are eating sharks into extinction for Shark Week. And a French athlete showboats his way into disqualification…and wait until you hear what he once did to a mascot, who was in reality a 14-year old girl, in a tooth costume!
Robin William’s wife revealed her husband was not only dealing with depression, but also with Parkinson’s disease. A comedy colleague of Williams joins us live to share his memories of Williams and his personal fight with depression. Plus, you will not believe what people are building out of Legos. Plus, perhaps the most genius food festival idea ever, the Fried Chicken Fest hits L.A. Add to the fun with an alcohol delivery service with delivery people in underwear, another example of how tough Alaskans are, Facebook shaming is OK with Facebook…even THIS example, Madonna killed everybody, and a hi-tech jet with no windows lets you see the world.
Rams or Raiders? Walmart or the Y? You have to listen to this episode to know what we’re talking about. Plus you’ll enjoy our travel guy’s trip down Route 66, the author of the definitive book on Charles Manson, Jennifer’s day three report on Robin Williams, including the guy who lives in the Mrs. Doubtfire house. You won’t believe what he does for a living. It’s International lefty day, and Phil Hulett can’t believe only 10% of people are left-handed (like him). Finally, what is the opposite of terminus? We haven’t a clue, but some early submissions: principum, genesis.
It’s a sad day in the entertainment world on word of Robin William’s suicide. Jennifer Bjorklund checks in from the Williams residence in Tiburon, CA. An expert on suicide and addiction joins us to explain the warning signs and the protocols for intervention. Jeana Lee Tahnk, the “Tech Mom” offers good gadgets to get your back to school kids. Bonnie Matthews, author of The Freekeh Cookbook sells us on the latest, greatest super food. Jay Campadonia explains why he hates music stores. Chris Martin is pretty sure a savvy college grad will get his stolen bicycle back. Plus the lactating pothead and the sleaze bag in a child’s Barbie costume is caught on surveillance video.