February 23, 2023

EP. 313 — The Number 23

Today, February 23rd 2023, Paul, June, and Jason break down the 2007 Jim Carrey thriller The Number 23. Coincidence? Let the HDTGM team decide. They discuss all the bonkers names—from Topsy Kretts to Fingerling to Sirius Leary—the protagonist who hates dogs, Walter Sparrow’s sanity, Bud Court’s crazy room, the son’s childish mug gift, Danny Huston’s villainous vibe, and Chekhov’s Saxophone. Plus, they ask “At the beginning is Jim Carrey basically playing Ace Ventura?” And Paul reveals his theory that maybe Walter Sparrow’s dog bite gave him rabies. Is Paul right? Crack the code.

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Paul Scheer [00:00:00] This podcast is dropping on February 23rd, 2023. That’s 2/23/23. Two 23s. June Diane Raphael Scheer is 23 digits if you include the hyphen and her husband’s last name. Her birthday is 01/04/1980, which adds up to 23. Jeffrey Character Reebes adds up to 24. But if you misspell it as Jeffrey with one F Character Reebes, it is 23. This podcast is hosted by Tall John Scheer, and if you assign the corresponding number in the alphabet to his name, you get 21, 12, 12, 10, 15, 8, 14, 19, 3, 8, 5, 5, 18. Add those all up you get 69, which if you divide by the number of names, Tall John Scheer, three, you get 23. But did you see the 69? We saw The Number 23. So you know what that means.  Intro Song [00:01:09] [Intro Music] Paul Scheer [00:01:20] Hello, people of Earth. Conspiracy theorists unite. Today we are talking about a classic Jim Carrey thriller. The Number 23, came out in 2007. And if you’ve not seen this film, the plot is going to be a little bi

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