March 7, 2014
EP. 189 — Japanese Spike Lee
Second City Chicago alum & great improviser Dan Bakkedahl of Veep, The Daily Show, and The Heat takes us through the greatest/worst night of his life at the Florida State vs. Auburn game at the Rose Bowl on today’s Sklarbro Country! Dan also tells us about the worst corporate show he did as part of Second City, playing completely opposite characters on HBO’s Veep & FXX’s Legit, and making his own version of SNL at the age of 8. After a round of Quick Hits, we hear what Tom Leykis thinks of the band Pussy Riot. BIG NEWS: Mark your calendars for The Sklar Brothers one hour special “What Are We Talking About” premiering on Netflix Friday, April 25th and available on iTunes Tuesday, April 29th!
Catch The Sklar Brothers LIVE at the Comedy Attic in Bloomington, IN on April 10th-12th, at the Moontower Comedy Festival in Austin,TX on April 24th-26th, at the Up Comedy Club in Chicago, IL on May 29th-31st, and at the West Palm Beach Improv in West Palm Beach, FL on June 27th-28th. For tickets go to www.supersklars.com!
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June 23, 2017
EP. 361 — Chang’s Christian Calves
Guest Tom Arnold Chris Cox
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
EP. 360 — The Jack Sock (Tight Ass Pants)
Guest Erik Griffin
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
EP. 359 — Ladies of GLOW
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.