1:30 Daniel is in the middle of creating a new show at Second City. He is also wearing the old man Chucks we talked about in episode 75.
4:25 Sammy is intrigued by Daniel’s graying temples. Daniel uses Just For Men AutoStop Real Black to dye his hair.
“And so we had to pretend we were changing a tire…and they made us take our shirts off for the audition.”
8:15 Daniel remembers his favorite audition.
10:15 He is not buying into the Star Wars hoopla and gives a stirring reenactment of prequel trilogy dialogue.
“I have trouble getting hyped up for things because I’m often let down.”
16:00 Daniel rips into Back to the Future Day and other “internet holidays.” He patiently explains Yom Kippur to Sammy.
21:40 Big Bang Theory’s Johnny Galecki is developing a sitcom based on the book “A year of living biblically” – this leads Sammy and Daniel into a deep dive into Daniel’s faith and upbringing.
29:18 Mythbusters is coming to an end.
“You want to see the absolute worst human beings have to offer? Go to an airport. Get on a plane.”
31:40 A man attacked a woman for reclining her seat on a plane. Daniel recounts the poor manners he’s seen on his travels.
37:45 Subway has agreed to measure its sandwiches to ensure they match the advertised size. This is the first year McDonald’s has closed more stores than it has opened.
44:13 This episode 100. Sammy gives thanks to guests, fellow podcasters and listeners.