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View from the Cheap Seats with the Sklar Brothers

In a fresh iteration of a classic formula, comedians Jason and Randy Sklar share their unique comedic takes on an assortment of sporting issues and chat with an amazing array of guests.

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Nate Bargatze

This week Jason and Randy start off by discussing the Lakers, LeBron, and Magic. Then Nate Bargatze joins the show to discuss Jerry Stackhouse, valet weirdness, Vanderbilt basketball, Nate's new special The Tennessee Kid, and more!  In Quick Hits: the Cubs releasing cologne, Bret Hart gets unexpectedly tackled, and TO loses a storage war.  To wrap up the show: a voicemail from Matthew McConaughey! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 4mins

12 Apr 2019

Rank #1

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Jim Gaffigan

Top of the show, Hall of Fame game. Adding 2 more regular reason games and what it might mean for NFL players association players to sit out two games in a season. Then Jim Gaffigan talks about his past as a football player at Georgetown, Randy and Jasons’ background in high school baseball, thoughts on the Cleaveland Browns and predictions for their surprise teams. They also talk about Jim taking his family on the road. In Quick Hits: Jeremy Lin says the NBA has given up on him, is baseball dying, Calgary cuts social services to pay for a stadium, Antonio Brown arrives for Raiders’ camp in a hot air balloon. Finally, Nick Cage leaves the guys a voicemail.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 21mins

2 Aug 2019

Rank #2

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Jay Mohr

At the top of the show, Randy and Jason talk Lakers drama.Then Jay Mohr joins the show to talk: how to fix the Jets, Andy Pettitte, favorite announcers, Jay's Vin Scully story, rooting for animals, and the famous fake $20 bill prank story!In Quick Hits: A donut shop tries to hex the Warriors, Al Unser Jr's DUI, and a sexist Squash prize!In a Stitcher Premium exclusive segment: a deep dive into the mysterious possibly horse-related Cespedes injury!Then to wrap up the show: a new friend, the great Al Pacino, leaves a voicemail! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 1min

31 May 2019

Rank #3

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Frank Caliendo

At the top of the show, Jason and Randy talk about a fan who threw 96 mph at a stadium pitch speed challenge. Then they welcome Frank C about doing impressions, including Charles Barkley, talks Fox NFL Sunday’s. In Quick Hits,  winning triathletes who were disqualified for crossing the finish line hand in hand, Antoinio Browns unpaid chef bill and a man who died after a taco eating contest. To close the show, the guys get a voicemail from Liam Neeson.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

50mins

23 Aug 2019

Rank #4

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The Character Episode

Jason and Randy kick off 2020 with a character episode extravaganza! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 5mins

10 Jan 2020

Rank #5

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The 2018 Character Episode

Listen in for this year's character episode extravaganza!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 4mins

4 Jan 2019

Rank #6

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Matt Walsh

At the top of the show Randy and Jason talk about the NFL's overtime problem.  Then Matt Walsh joins the show to talk about the good ol' days in New York, Elf, the Bears' 2018 season, Dick Butkus's legendary bitterness, Kyler Murray, throwing out pitches at MLB games, old Comiskey Park, Artis Gilmore's dong, Morganna the Kissing Bandit, and Matt's upcoming film Under the Eiffel Tower! In Quick Hits: the Bears possibly pursuing Kareem Hunt, a Petanque coke scandal, and a retirement burn on Iman Shumpert.  Then in a Stitcher Premium exclusive segment: a roller coaster name change in support of the Chiefs, a message in the snow, and more!  To wrap up the show: an interview with the President’s attorney, former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani. If you want access to the full back catalog of ad-free View from the Cheap Seats episodes, ad-free new episodes, AND multiple bonus/extended episodes every month, make sure to sign up for Stitcher Premium at StitcherPremium.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 7mins

25 Jan 2019

Rank #7

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Ryen Russillo

At the top of the show, Randy and Jason discuss the Dwight Howard controversy. Then sports journalist/host Ryen Russillo joins the show to talk: growing up a Red Sox fan, the NBA, how sports scandals  should be dealt with, Rivers vs Eli, and more! In Quick Hits: a curling embarrassment, high school football drama after a parent dresses up like a ref, and a "cloud of controversy" from the bowels of a Scotsman. To wrap up the show, Kris Kristofferson leaves a voicemail about a bad date at a darts competition! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 17mins

30 Nov 2018

Rank #8

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The Music Episode: End of Year Wrap Up 2019

Your end of year soundtrack is ready! The Sklar Brothers to pass the cord for a special music episode to close out 2019 with guests Matt Price, Jonah Ray, and J-Logic.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 21mins

3 Jan 2020

Rank #9

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Jo Koy

Randy and Jason talk about where Kevin Durant will go next the NBA moving away from the “owner” label. Then the guys are joined by comedian Jo Koy to talk about Eddie Murphy and comedy superstardom.  In Quick hits the guys talk Carey Price using panties as a pocket square, their worse hecklers and Bieber vs Cruise fight. To wrap up the show, a voicemail from Dave Matthews Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr

28 Jun 2019

Rank #10

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Ben Bailey

At the top of the show, Jason and Randy talk about the brawl between Kansas and Kansas State,. Then, Ben Bailey joins the guys to talk about his love of playing sports more than watching. He talks about playing hockey, golf and remembers watching the Borg and McEnroe tennis match with his father. In Quick Hits: Tim Tebow announces his marriage. German soccer club FC St. Pauli symbol listed on UK counterterrorism guide. An announcer is fired after calling the Browning Indians basketball team by the wrong name. To wrap the show, the guys get a voicemail from Dick Vitale. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

58mins

24 Jan 2020

Rank #11

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Adam Ray

At the top of the show, Jason and Randy talk about the Nationals’ historic game 7 win, and the Astros’ Roberto Osuna domestic violence controversy. Then, they are joined by Adam Ray to talk about Quick Fat, playing in the All-Star celebrity game with Quavo and coach Sue Bird, and so much more. In Quick Hits: Usain Bolt is ready to play in the NFL, Yu Darvish finally gets Justin Verlander back for a joke, and umpire Rob Drake gets in trouble for tweeting that he’ll buy a gun if Trump is impeached. And finally, Gar Ryness stops by to talk about his pre-season prediction that the Nationals would win the World Series.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 9mins

1 Nov 2019

Rank #12

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Kelsey Cook

At the top of the show, Jason and Randy discuss the Astros vs. Nationals pitchers duel and Jose Altuve's walkout home run. Then they are joined by Kelsey Cooke to talk about her foosball-loving family, Seattle sports, her show Wrists of Fury, and more. In Quick Hits: a church's humorous sign ruffles some feathers, a high school girl’s soccer team fights for equal pay, and the Flyers unveil a Rage Room at their arena. And finally, the guys get another voicemail from Liam Neeson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

52mins

25 Oct 2019

Rank #13

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Chet Waterhouse

Chet Waterhouse joins Jason and Randy for a wrap up of 2019 and look ahead with predictions for 2020.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

47mins

28 Dec 2019

Rank #14

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Kristine Leahy

At the top of the show, Jason and Randy discuss the talent gap in college football and the idea of paying players. Then, the guys welcome Kristine Leahy to talk about her Background in Boston at WEEI and players who don’t fully retire. In Hot Takes: Juju Schuster-Smith posts a video driving 104 MPH. Hershey Bears fans throw teddy bears on the ice. Russian figure skater Anton Shulepov wearings a "Holocaust-themed" costume. Finally, the guys get a voicemail from Charlie Sheen.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

52mins

6 Dec 2019

Rank #15

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Rhea Butcher

Jason and Randy talk Snoop Dogg in the LA Kings booth and inclusivity in the NHL. Then Rhea Butcher joins the show to talk Gary Sheffield, Chief Wahoo, how Rhea got into baseball, LeBron and the Cavs, this year's HOF class, and more! In Quick Hits: a racist basketball ref, Northwestern asks a shrieking basketball fan to be quiet, and a lacrosse apology. To wrap things up: a voicemail from Javier Bardem! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 2mins

18 Jan 2019

Rank #16

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Elliott Mealer

At the top of the show, Jason and Randy are talking NFL and a changing of the guard in offensive systems. Then, Elliott Mealer joins the guys for a deep dive into college football and talks about he differences between college and pro and their takes on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell saying the league has "moved on" from Colin Kaepernick. In Quick Hits: 49ers suspend Tim Ryan for comments about Lamar Jackson. Face Slapping Championships. Myles Garrett and Mason Rudolph fight. To wrap the show, Jerry Jones calls in to talk to Jason and Randy.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 16mins

13 Dec 2019

Rank #17

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Alex Edelman

At the top of the show, Randy and Jason discuss a Super Bowl commercial controversy. Then Alex Edelman joins the show to talk: Curt Schilling's sock, rollerskating around Fenway, Tommy Lasorda, a deep dive into the Boston sports identity, encounters with Tom Brady, Harold Baines and other HOF topics, old school baseball espionage, and more!  In Quick Hits: Japan cutting down on porno mags, Darren McFadden drunk at a drive-thru, and Harry Connick Jr.'s take on the debacle of a no-call in the NFC Championship Game. To wrap up the show: a voicemail from Dennis Rodman! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 14mins

1 Feb 2019

Rank #18

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Jeff Dye

Recorded 3/11 - To start the show, the guys react to the idea of sports without fans. Then the guys welcome Jeff Dye to talk about his love of baseball and the Mariners. Quick hits: NCAA plays games without fans. Charles Barkley is selling memorabilia to build affordable housing in his home town. Rob Gronkowski in talks to join the WWE. To wrap the show the guys get a phone call from call from Ozzy Guillen to discuss how to handle the Astros.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 15mins

13 Mar 2020

Rank #19

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Baseball Card Vandals

Randy and Jason start off the show by discussing the recent Russell Westbrook fan incident. Then they're joined in the studio by Beau and Bryan Abbott, the Baseball Card Vandals! Together they discuss: what's behind Beau and Bryan "vandalizing" baseball cards, their favorite years for baseball cards, a baseball stat that adjusts for steroids, a Pedro Martinez story, Bryce Harper on the Phillies, and much more! In Quick Hits: Mike McCarthy yelling at a ref at his step-son's high school basketball game, a Pornhub legend's hockey-related injury, and a golfer's boyfriend caught in Spa-gate.  To wrap up the show: a voicemail from Jerry Jones! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 20mins

15 Mar 2019

Rank #20