November 2, 2012
Pete Holmes returns to the calming shores to make it weird on today’s Sklarbro Country! Pete joins Randy & Jason for some takes which include Keith Levasseur completing the Baltimore Marathon in flip flops and a flight attendant suing Magic Johnson for firing her for being 7 minutes late. Pete then catches up with the Sklars by talking about how his podcast You Made It Weird has drastically changed the way he performs stand-up on the road, his recent Twitter back and forth with Marc Maron, and gets into a deep discussion about the connection between religion and sports. That’s not all, we get into some Quick Hits involving skier Manny Osborne-Paradis injuring himself after being dragged by a party bus, England accusing Romania of cheating at World Angling Championships by using secret bait, and 19-year-old Bladimir Barreto failing to jump over a car to impress college recruiters. Plus, we get all Gumbly with it as we call up Bryant Gumbel who tells us how he will take over as commissioner of the NBA.
June 23, 2017
Actor/comedian Tom Arnold returns to the show for the last ever Earwolf studio-recorded episode of Sklarbro Country! Randy and Jason dive into an examination of what has led to the drop off in modern American tennis stars before Tom shares his favorite stories from The Best Damn Sports Show Period. Then, we hear why Tom almost got in a fight with Arnold Schwarzenegger’s nephew, how he kept Clint Eastwood from petting a bald eagle, and what sport he’s been jonesing for lately. Quick Hits brings reports of a soccer goalie who bailed at halftime and a catfish thrown into a hockey rink, and finally, former Vice President Al Gore stops by to show off his rapping skills.
This episode is sponsored by Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com/sklar).
June 16, 2017
Randy and Jason discuss the NBA Finals and how Kevin Durant can fix the Association’s parity problem. Then Erik Griffin (Workaholics, I’m Dying Up Here) joins the show! The three discuss what “I’m Dying Up Here” gets right about the comedy world. Erik talks about how he got his courtside season tickets, what it’s like having players actually hear what you’re yelling, and what the Clippers need to do to take it to the next level. Then the discussion turns to the NBA Finals, how close in talent the Warriors and Cavs truly are, and how NBA player contracts should work. All three agree college athletes should be compensated, and debate the best way to do it. On Quick Hits: the Austin Rivers/Big Baby beef, pro athletes living in apartments, and Mr. Met’s fingers. Jesse Thorn brings a fantasy report.
June 8, 2017
Comic actresses Kimmy Gatewood and Rebekka Johnson (GLOW) join Randy and Jason for this week’s Sklarbro Country! First, the Bros cover their main story: The Tebow Effect. Then, they talk to Kimmy and Rebekka about their work on the new Netflix series GLOW, including how they were trained by Chavo Guerrero, getting beaten up by the ropes, and writing their own character bits. Then, they discuss a Turkish NBA player involved in political controversy and an MMA fighter who unknowingly fought while pregnant during Quick Hits, and finally, the Sklars talk to Matthew McConaughey about Mo Bamba’s Texas recruitment.