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View from the Cheap Seats with the Sklar Brothers

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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.

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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Santa Monica, CA

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Feral Audio

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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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English

Contact:

Los Angeles, CA 90078


Episodes

Thomas Q. Jones

10/20/2017
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This week, the Sklars are joined by actor and former NFL running back Thomas Q. Jones (Luke Cage, #25 on the all-time career rushing list). The three guys talk twins, the origin of Thomas wearing #20, paying NCAA players, and humble beginnings. After the first break, topics include a difficult college recruitment decision, Charlottesville, the day-to-day uncertainty of playing in the NFL, and the Kaepernick/kneeling controversy. After the second break, Thomas discusses his acting career,...

Duration: 01:16:10


Jonah Keri

10/13/2017
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The Sklars take on the US Men's Soccer team woes, before joining baseball writer Jonah Keri (CBS Sports, The Jonah Keri Podcast) at his home in Denver! The three discuss which baseball player has blocked Jonah on Twitter, the age curve in baseball, Mark McGwire and juicing, the sports escape bubble, and all things baseball. Scott Rogowsky jumps in for Quick Hits to tackle the Alex Morgan Disney World fiasco, a Tee Ball finger disaster, and George Foreman vs Steven Seagal. To wrap up the...

Duration: 01:25:46


13 - LIVE from Tulsa with Kyle Kinane & Scott Rogowsky

10/6/2017
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This week, the Sklars take on the issue of fan safety in baseball, and what needs to be done to address it. Then we jump into a live episode from Tulsa, OK! Randy and Jason do some Cheap Seat-ing over some videos from the internet, including "professional" cornhole, backyard wrestling, and absurd sports! (You can find the links to the videos below.) Next, a voicemail from Nic Cage about his love for Tulsa! Then, the Sklars are joined by comedian and actor Kyle Kinane (Those Who Can't)! The...

Duration: 01:12:13


12 - Dave Smith

9/29/2017
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The Sklars tackle the bombshell college basketball corruption controversy and how they see the story unfolding before diving into a discussion with comedian and libertarian, Dave Smith. The three chat about Dave's new special "Dave Smith: Libertas," politics in the Trump era, the future of American tennis, the recent ramp-up of the debate about politics in sports, the war on drugs, and more. In Quick Hits: NFL Sunday Ticket refunds, the greatest version of our national anthem, some...

Duration: 01:16:45


11 - Will Leitch

9/22/2017
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The Sklars tackle the Jemele Hill situation, before Deadspin founding editor Will Leitch joins in to talk steroids in sports, how Deadspin came to be, Kaepernick, Curt Schilling, the state of the St. Louis Cardinals, and more! Will discusses his book, "Are We Winning?" and how families connect through sports. In Quick Hits: a really bad pimple, T.O., Pete Rose's case for the Hall, and the controversy over Russell Wilson's balls. To wrap things up, Kris Kristofferson calls in from a bench,...

Duration: 01:26:56


10 - Dan Soder

9/15/2017
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This week, the Sklars tackle the current situation for US soccer, and how to make us more competitive. Then Dan Soder (The Bonfire) joins Randy and Jason to discuss the perfect beginner Philly accent sentence, Tom Brady's future law firm, Dan's NFL coach buddy, Dan's love for the Niners, and debating Montana vs Brady with a Pats fan. In Quick Hits, Pinocchio Lonzo Ball on Fuller House, Ronda Rousey, and the Kaepernick situation. To wrap up the episode, Michael Caine calls in to talk...

Duration: 01:26:11


9 - Dan Cummins

9/8/2017
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The Sklars tackle the Red Sox sign-stealing-Apple-watch controversy. Then hilarious comedian Dan Cummins joins the show and discusses his podcast Timesuck, in which he deep-dives into whatever topic he's currently obsessing about. The three guys chat about the difficulties that athletes often have in handling money and fame, Houdini, and everything from Isaiah Thomas to Tim Tebow. Dan talks about the rise of Gonzaga basketball before the Sklars jump into Quick Hits to take on a Leeds...

Duration: 01:22:34


9 - Dan Cummins

9/8/2017
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The Sklars tackle the Red Sox sign-stealing-Apple-watch controversy. Then hilarious comedian Dan Cummins joins the show and discusses his podcast Timesuck, in which he deep-dives into whatever topic he's currently obsessing about. The three guys chat about the difficulties that athletes often have in handling money and fame, Houdini, and everything from Isaiah Thomas to Tim Tebow. Dan talks about the rise of Gonzaga basketball before the Sklars jump into Quick Hits to take on a Leeds...

Duration: 01:22:55


8 - Brendan Schaub & Bryan Callen

9/1/2017
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Randy and Jason kick off the week by covering college football, Art Briles, and violence in the sport. Then, Brendan Schaub and Bryan Callen (The Fighter and the Kid, Big Brown Breakdown) join the Sklars to talk about how their podcast came to be, Ultimate Fighting, Mayweather vs McGregor, and more. In Quick Hits, Rangers vs. Astros, Star Wars night at Yankee Stadium, and Amanda Lucas. Finally, Manny Pacquiao calls in to promote his new album, Love Songs!

Duration: 01:23:02


7 - Zach Harper & Ramon Revis

8/25/2017
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Randy and Jason start off this week's episode by recapping the sports media's reaction to last week's episode with Blake Griffin and diving into Kyrie's big move to Boston. Then, NBA writer Zach Harbor joins the Sklars to talk Mark Cuban's mysterious wave, the best matchups of the next NBA season, and getting Popped. Ramon Revis joins in to give his take on Kyrie's future -- before the move to Boston went down. In Quick Hits, a sports doctor controversy, Mayweather vs McGregor, and free...

Duration: 01:24:08


6 - Blake Griffin

8/18/2017
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The Sklars discuss the NFL pre-season, Marshawn Lynch, and the Ezekiel Elliot situation. Then, Blake Griffin joins them to talk about venturing into comedy, Lonzo Ball, and politics' place in the NBA vs in the NFL. In Quick Hits: Phil Kessel, ESPN's NFL Fantasy player auction, and Robert Horry. To wrap up the show, Javier Bardem has an important pitch for Blake!

Duration: 01:18:56


5 - Bill Burr

8/11/2017
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The Sklars discuss Colin Kaepernick, before bringing on comedian Bill Burr (F is for Family) to talk about challenging audiences' beliefs, Super Bowl L1, and the ESPN body issue. They cover Boston sports and the culture of winning, Ice Cube's BIG3 league, Lavar Ball vs. Michael Jordan, and then get into a heated debate about deflategate. Finally, a voicemail from Michael Jordan caps off the show!

Duration: 01:19:56


4 - Adam McKay

8/4/2017
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The Sklars tackle the big Kyrie Irving question before bringing on Oscar winner Adam McKay (The Big Short)! Adam talks about how unexpected The Big Short's funny factor was, and tells of his upcoming film about Dick Cheney. The Sklars and Adam regale their most epic night in Vegas -- hosting Adam's NBA fantasy draft, running into NBA stars, clubbing like rockstars, experiencing crazy musical parallels, and finding gambling redemption. In Quick Hits, an NFLer saves a man's life, a soccer...

Duration: 01:20:38


3 - James Davis

7/28/2017
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The Sklars discuss the Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather insult tour, and boxing vs MMA. Then, they’re joined by comedian James Davis (Hood Adjacent) to riff on sketch ideas, Hamilton, Colin Kaepernick, and the NBA. In Quick Hits, a dognapping, Tiger Woods, and missed prizes in the DMs. Finally, Kris Kristofferson calls in to round out the show.

Duration: 01:48:10


2 - Nate Bargatze

7/21/2017
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The Sklars discuss the ESPN Body Issue, and body diversity in sports. Then, actor and comedian Nate Bargatze (The Standups) joins the Skalrs to talk about his love of Vanderbilt sports, the NBA, and hockey. They cover the creepy allegations against of Bobby Knight, and finally, a call from Javier Bardem brings it home.

Duration: 01:28:12


1 - David Koechner: Remote Control Animatronic Bulls

7/14/2017
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On the very first episode of View from the Cheap Seats, Randy and Jason discuss the best way to solve the problems inherent in bullfighting. Then, comedian David Koechner (Superior Donuts) joins to talk local wrestling, having pennies thrown at him while working in the WWF, and his experience flying on Vince McMahon’s private jet. Koechner talks to the Sklar about performing on SNL, and playing baseball in Kauffman stadium through hosting the charity Big Slick. Also, the greatest...

Duration: 01:26:52


363 - Ari Shaffir

7/7/2017
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Randy and Jason talk the BIG3 and the WNBA, and the John McEnroe/Serena Williams beef, before being joined by comedian Ari Shaffir (This Is Not Happening)! They discuss Ari's new Netflix double special Double Negative, and Ari's time traveling the world off-the-grid. Then, Ari sets the record straight in his Naked Roast Battle New York pee-flinging! During Quick Hits: a gun-happy little league coach in West Virginia, golfers' incorrectly indentified girlfriends during the US Open, and...

Duration: 01:06:05


362 - Sarah Tiana

6/30/2017
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Comedian/writer Sarah Tiana joins the Sklars in New York for this week’s episode! Nobody likes midseason baseball, so Randy and Jason break down the NBA draft. Will your team get the next LeBron James or the next Mike James? Then, Sarah shares her struggles as a Falcons fan, and how the Super Bowl was the best and worst day of her life. They discuss the growing female sports demographic, and why some women might prefer basketball to football. Sarah explains how she got into sports as a kid...

Duration: 01:14:47


361 Tom Arnold, Chris Cox

6/23/2017
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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...

Duration: 01:12:22


360 Erik Griffin

6/16/2017
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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...

Duration: 01:05:15

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