March 18, 2014
It’s an all out baseball nerd out as Grantland’s Jonah Keri returns on this week’s Sklarbro County! Jonah gives us a preview of his new book Up, Up, and Away: The Kid, the Hawk, Rock, Vladi, Pedro, le Grand Orange, Youppi!, the Crazy Business of Baseball, and the Ill-fated but Unforgettable Montreal Expos which is a definitive history of the Montreal Expos and his predictions for the upcoming baseball season. As always, Daniel Van Kirk brings in some crazy stories which include a drunk woman who stole a 100-seat ferry, an Ohio woman who sought revenge by posting explicit photos at Walmart, and a Florida woman who blames failing a sobriety test on her big breasts. Plus, we find out Steven Seagal’s big plan to single-handedly save Russia.
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
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.
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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.