After 7 years J-L quit his podcast and moved to New Jersey. Now, like the John Wick of talking by himself in a room, J-L is back for 2020 to deliver the truth about Stand Up Comedy, Politics, Race, and New Jersey Transit.
Allow me to re-introduce myself. The podcast is back. Click subscribe/follow - let friends know. First full episode is back January 7th.
2 min 52 sec
In his non-triumphant return, J-L discusses why he may have to give up going to the movies, how overrated Fleabag is, how great Salma Hayek is and how we should think politically in 2020. Be sure to become a follower on Podomatic and leave a comment!
57 min 16 sec
On this episode J-L details his trip to see Little Women, his opinion on the Oscar nominations re: Greta Gerwig and Todd Phillips and then offers the difference between an actual snub and just being unhappy on Twitter.
1 hr 3 min
J-L unexpectedly goes on an introspective retrospective of his comedy career. Then to lighten the mood he discusses the Aaron Hernandez doc on Netflix and his new movie theater allegiance. Be sure to check out Making Podcasts Great Again, J-L's other podcast.
45 min 17 sec
The shocking death of Kobe Bryant occurred after the episode was recorded, but J-L addresses it off the top.For this episode J-L takes everyone on a journey through the economics and changing art of stand up comedy before discussing SNL and the Impeachment trial of Donald Trump. This is an all time great episode.
1 hr 32 min
J-L takes it to New Jersey, New Jersey Transit and Bernie supporters on this week's episode.
37 min 28 sec
J-L recaps the Oscars and reviews two musicals he has seen, rips New Jersey Transit again and then breaks down the Democratic Primary race. Enjoy.Please give 5 stars on iTunes and become a show follower on Podomatic.Wach/share/thumbs up J-L's new video on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-G1lmQrRuX0
51 min 54 sec
In what can only be described as one of the best episodes of all time J-L describes his burgeoning gambling career in New Jersey, recommends a powerful and concise book on voter suppression, makes the case for Bernie over Trump (if it comes to that) and ends with a tremendous rant on the fake "did it myself/no one believes in me" movement among successful stand up comedians. Please subscribe on iTunes and become a follower on Podomatic - and spread the word that the RPP is back!
1 hr 6 min
On this week's early morning episode J-L promotes his new album, discussing his latest Draft Kings adventure, discusses what defense Harvey Weinstein should have used, discusses a possible SNL departure and his current thoughts on Bernie vs Trump
51 min 56 sec
J-L goes on another rant about the hot brand in stand up comedy, why doing the right thing is sometimes all you have, a disgusting couple at Starbucks and how New Jersey does education fundraisers.
45 min 3 sec
On this week's episode J-L is all over the place. He talks Coronavirus, Invisible Man, politics and stand up comedy hypocrisy. He then gets weirdly paternalistic about IHOP waitresses and discusses his temper. Enjoy!
58 min 26 sec
J-L discusses why Trump supporters are his lowest ranking members of society and how his life jinx is present in both his lawyer life and his comedy life, all while practicing social distancing in New Jersey. Listen to the end!
37 min 35 sec
J-L recaps all he has been watching on Netflix and Hulu, discusses his friends at the Rob and Joe Show and how they represent the two sides of his comedy personality and then goes on a long discussion of how the rich and famous in comedy need to do more for opening acts. J-L even forgot to criticize Trump on this episode! Listen until the end!
1 hr 5 min
J-L promises new fans that this is not a normal episode. When your career goes from life support to fire in 3 days, after 16 years of up and down it is overwhelming. He thanks the new fans for what they have given him and the old fans for keeping his career alive to even have a big moment.
51 min 7 sec
J-L is back to his old self this week with some movie reviews, an update on his career, what kind of people are now sliding into his Internet Famous DMs and Trump fans' response to his impression.
36 min 7 sec
J-L discusses his epic call in to Howard Stern, trying to expand Trump impression fans into stand up fans and what Easter was like without a Church.
42 min 49 sec
J-L starts by discussing the potential to have the biggest 2 weeks of his comedy career up until this point and then discusses the "fans" who have been angered by his anti-Trump tweets. Pre-Order FIRESIDE CRAPS: THE DEUCE on iTunes starting April 21st. Available on most platforms May 1st.
57 min 36 sec
J-L goes through the three big tests of his career starting with the release of his new album this week. Enjoy!Go give Fireside Craps (the first one) 5 stars on iTunes and pre-order "The Deuce" on iTunes now.
44 min 44 sec
J-L explains why he needs a major push for his new album and discusses his general fog and poor health during Covid-19.
36 min 46 sec
Today's episode features real life friend and long time friend of the show, comedian/actor Chris Lamberth. Chris talks about his new album FAILED RUNNING BACK, his delayed Broadway debut and (of course) The Last of Us 2. Before that J-L discusses two frustrating things that show that money and fame are only going to make him an angrier version of himself! Enjoy (and apologies for the technical difficulties - show should be back to perfect next week)
56 min 38 sec
J-L discusses the trouble he is having sleeping, how his life on Twitter has become the 1990 Grammy Awards and his career goals. Enjoy!
48 min 30 sec
J-L talks Biden, Twitter, progressive comedy fans vs. MAGA comedy fans, Lance on ESPN and how The Witcher sucks. Also, an accidental Sherrod Brown impression.
1 hr 5 min
J-L begins the episode talking comedy and Trump, but spends the bulk of the episode discussing his brief career as a prosecutor out of law school and the murder of George Floyd and how the law enforcement system needs systemic change on the same level that is required for climate change
1 hr 4 min
This week J-L discusses his horrible fitness level and the many reasons why he wishes he could have stayed at his old level of angry with comedy.
1 hr 1 min
J-L discusses his recent appearance on Howard Stern, reviews the first few episodes of the show Yellowstone, discusses comedy specials and his own career.
47 min 6 sec
On what might be the best episode of the year J-L discusses Sunday's Richard Marx concert, his pilot script that Covid killed and the struggles associated with autism amidst Covid. He then perfects his Sherrod Brown impression, dusts off his Greg Giraldo impression, worries if stand up comedy is becoming the Jazz of the comedy world and then discusses his bi-racial background amidst the new slate of white actors giving up voiceover roles. A strong episode - subscribe, 5 star and share!
1 hr 21 min
J-L talks about why he is going to stop responding to trolls, why he wants to engage with trolls and why he thinks either way it won't matter.
48 min 54 sec
J-L takes a more upbeat tone this episode after a fan message. He discusses his diet, breaks down his problems with the hit show Yellowstone and discusses why he is not problematic at all for playing Obama in a sketch. Enjoy!
47 min 21 sec
J-L discusses why the Covid response from America makes him hopeless on climate change. He then goes through his diet. A much better episode than this description indicates.
51 min 48 sec
J-L makes a movie recommendation, advises people to read his recent blog, brings back two segments from the past (Moment of Dane, Highpoint Herald) and then talks about the end of his Mom's 58+ year career of work.
54 min 5 sec
J-L discusses a show that he tried and disliked, talks about the role of publicists in comedy and laments when compliments become worthless. Enjoy!
41 min 47 sec
J-L takes a morning break from work to discuss his busy schedule, shamelessly promote a bunch of stuff, wonder if he is an absent-minded genius or losing his mind, mock Tik Tok and tell anyone who doesn't vote for Joe Biden to F off.
34 min 34 sec
J-L is in rare form on this week's show. He discusses being shamed for making a joke that Trump acted out one day later. He reviews an old Woody Allen movie and a new HBO show. He gets fixated on Lin Manuel-Miranda's singing and introduces a new character: Tik Tok, to join last week's "Big Breasted Florida single mom on Tik Tok." A really really fun episode... at least for J-L.
1 hr 4 min
J-L talks about Trump, comedy, TV shows and some other nonsense. Enjoy!
41 min 17 sec
J-L is in classic form today with a laundry list of grievances. Just listen and luxuriate in the stream of darkly humorous vitriol.
53 min 49 sec
J-L discusses a rough week in comedy, the loss of his Uncle John and one of many reasons why Bob Gunton is a name worth remembering.
1 hr 24 min
J-L talks about a bunch of stuff in this episode, some funny and plenty not so funny. He also shares his plans for 2021.
1 hr 4 min
This is one of those episodes that make the mediocre episodes worth enduring. J-L discusses the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, his longshot Grammy campaign and recaps the Emmys. Enjoy!Buy J-L's album Fireside Craps: The Deuce on iTunes or Amazon and spread the word!
1 hr 1 min
J-L is putting RPP up early this week because of a busy week ahead (explained on the episode). He then talks about the rise of fans for people who do nothing and ends the podcast discussing the loss of David Lee Nelson.
1 hr 15 min
J-L gives a full history of the #JLJinx from 2008 to Donald Trump getting Covid and wonders which will win: Trump's evil or J-L's Jinx. J-L talks about some other stuff too, including a couple that did not tip at J-L's local Mexican restaurant. Enjoy!
44 min 58 sec
J-L discusses the future of art as more people seem interested in copying than creating. He then complains about stuff. Enjoy!
47 min 53 sec
J-L discusses his shadow banning on Twitter and the strange and precarious place his career is in.
49 min 38 sec
J-L discusses the different and increasing ways comedy and stand up comedy get disrespected by fan and foe alike. He then reviews Borat 2 and Netflix's Cuties. An episode you must get through, if only to get to the new character: "Confused Pedophile Jean-Claude Van Damme"
1 hr 7 min
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3 min 55 sec
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51 min 50 sec
J-L talks about the 2020 Election results, his dog getting robbed in a contest and some other stuff. Enjoy!
38 min 13 sec
J-L scorches the comedy earth on this episode. Listen to the whole episodes, many intermittent laughs in between scorchings.
1 hr 23 min
In a wide ranging episode J-L begins by complaining about the Thanksgiving War of 2020, rips The Mandalorian and then discusses some tragic news involving multiple people from J-L's youth and vengeance vs forgiveness.As said on the show - this is where to go for live shows with J-L:https://jemi.app/jlcauvin
1 hr 26 min
J-L discusses Giving Tuesday, his new Dave Chappelle video NOIRNETTE, raves about The Right Stuff on Disney+ and briefly reviews Hillbilly Elegy and Fatman. Enjoy!
47 min 13 sec
J-L discusses some complaints about comedy (as usual), reviews Citizen Kane and then discusses the Nicholas Kristof column about pornhub and how it relates to the damage we are inflicting (and self-inflicting) as a society by choosing convenience in our information, entertainment and consumption over ethics.
1 hr 14 min