No Joke Podcast

No Joke Podcast

United States

Each episode, comedians Billy Scafuri and Adam Lustick explore a single topic and discuss their past, current and future relationships with it.

Episodes

EPISODE 90: MILLENNIALS  

Billy and Adam try to figure out if they're millennials. Society says they are - but aren't they a little too old? They don't even have Snapchat accounts! In this episode, Billy and Adam read an article with millennial facts to see what generation they belong in. They might be cavemen. With music by Future!

Theme: Send Medicine - Way To The Sea

Episode 89: GROUP TRIPS  

Billy and Adam spent the weekend in Portland on a group trip. In this episode, they reflect on their first group trips without parents and their recent group trip to Oregon. Adam hosted forty of his friends and Billy partied with them. They also got soaking wet... Plus, music by DMX!


Sponsor: Squarespace

Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea

Episode 88: LATE NIGHT (w/ Arthur Meyer)  

The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon writer Arthur Meyer joins Billy and Adam to discuss what it's like to be a fan of, and work in, late night television. In this episode they discuss whether they grew up in a Leno or Letterman house, what it's like writing for a nightly talk show, Arthur's accidental friendships with Bob Saget and Justin Bieber and much more! With music by George Harrison.


Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea

Episode 87: SUPERSTITIONS  

Billy and Adam experience paranormal activity while debunking superstitions. In this episode, the two explore cooties, witchcraft, expressions like "break a leg" and more. However, the real fun begins when their conversation is interrupted by spirits in the studio. Spooky! With music by Stevie Wonder.


Sponsored by Squarespace

Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea

Episode 86: DREAMS  

It's a nightmare to hear people discuss their dreams - Billy and Adam do it anyway. In this episode they get stuck in quicksand and trapped on top of wobbly buildings. Also, they revisit Billy's ghost stories and discuss traumatic events that continue to affect their subconscious. With music from California Dreams!

Sponsored by Blue Apron

Theme: Send Medicine - Way To The Sea

Episode 85: CHEATING  

Billy and Adam discuss being cheated on, being offered steroids and their methods for cheating in high school. Also, the two break down the doping doc, Icarus, unveil No Joke NASCAR and relive the time Adam was attacked by ants. Plus, music by Amy Winehouse! Sponsored by Squarespace Theme: Send Medicine - Way to the Sea

Episode 84: FACEBOOK  

Billy and Adam reflect on their Facebook habits and how they have evolved. Also, life before "The Like," the unintended consequences of online activism and, "Is Beyonce a lizard person?" Plus, Adam becomes a robot and Billy struggles with a new accent. With music by Justin Timberlake and Send Medicine!

Episode 83: TOP GEAR (w/ Matt Hobby)  

Billy and Matt spent two months working on the TV show Top Gear. In this episode, they relive the experience. Also discussed, Adam gets mad at the "Calvin peeing on things" sticker, Billy claims to be the Mazda "zoom zoom" voice and Matt introduces "The Wrangler Wave." This car-centric episode is definitely JD Power & Associates approved. Plus, music by Send Medicine and Minor Threat! Sponsored by Squarespace

Episode 82: NEW YORK (w/ Brian McElhaney & Nick Kocher)  

Billy and Adam welcome Brian and Nick from BriTANicK and SNL to discuss their lives in New York City. In this episode they explore the comedy, the chaos and the little known pizza labyrinth. Plus, Nick shares his theory of 'five chances for a good night' and Brian warns about the dangers of climbing buildings while drunk. And like always, theme music by Send Medicine! Sponsored by Blue Apron

Episode 81: SUMMER ANTHEMS PART 2  

A topic so nice Billy and Adam had to cover it twice. This episode features songs from Nelly, TLC and you guessed it... the Jeps. Plus, the fellas try to sing like Mariah Carey, meet Carly Rae and figure out who got the boy - Brandy or Monica. Plus, theme music by Send Medicine! Sponsored by Squarespace

Episode 80: SUBCULTURES  

Billy and Adam explore some of the oddest and most devoted subcultures from around the world. Using Wikipedia as a reference - they read and react to randomly chosen niche communities. If you're a straight edge, nudist, rude boy or furry... this episode is definitely for you. Plus, music by Send Medicine and Rihanna!

Episode 79: GLOW (w/ Kimmy Gatewood & Rebekka Johnson)  

Billy and Adam welcome the stars of Netflix' smash hit, Glow to discuss their experience making it. How does one train to become a female wrestler? What does the audition look like? And what does it mean when the producers give you a jacket at the end of the shoot? All of these questions, plus music by Send Medicine and Motley Crue! Brought to you by Squarespace

Episode 78: SUMMER ANTHEMS  

Billy and Adam look back on the last 20 years of summer pop songs and listen to some of their favorites. What makes an anthem? How did Matchbox 20 get so popular? And where has Carly Rae Jeps-been? Plus, music by Outkast and a theme song from Send Medicine! Brought to you by Blue Apron

Episode 77: NBA FINALS (w/ Amir Blumenfeld)  

Billy and Adam discuss the history of the NBA Finals with HeadGum founder, Amir Blumenfeld. Reflecting on previous NBA dynasties and the players on those rosters - the three break down the Warriors recent successes. Is having a super-team good for the sport? Does it make it more fun? Plus - difficult math, Amir's body and music by Snakes!

Episode 76: TABLE READ (w/Geoffrey James & Reilly Anspaugh)  

Billy and Adam read TV scripts they've written that never made it to air. "The Dog House," written by Billy, is a sitcom pilot that stars Billy and Adam. "The Lembeck Technique" is an unaired episode from Adam's Adult Swim show starring Jason Alexander. It's a table read at HeadGum... hopefully the producers like it!

Episode 75: DAVID LYNCH (w/ Jake Fogelnest)  

TV Producer Jake Fogelnest joins Billy and Adam to discuss Twin Peaks, Wild at Heart and the moody, nonlinear world of David Lynch. Plus, music by Angelo Badalamenti! Sponsored by Blue Apron

Episode 74: FANDOM (w/ Nick Mundy)  

Billy and Adam discuss the fine line of fandom with comedian Nick Mundy. Nick has turned his love of wrestling into a career hanging out with Chris Jericho and being married by The Rock. But being a public figure has its problems. In this episode, they discuss fanboy culture and why Rocky 5 makes Nick cry. Plus, music by Elton John!

Episode 73: SUPERHEROES  

In this super-sized episode, Batman and Superman go head to head. Also, was Robin the best choice to save Gotham? And what would Billy and Adam's superpowers be? Plus, music by U2! Sponsored by Squarespace

Episode 72: MUST SEE TV  

Friends, Mad About You, Seinfeld, Frasier, ER. There has never been a more iconic lineup in sitcom history. In this episode, Billy and Adam turn the channel to NBC. Plus, music by George Costanza!

Episode 71: CONCERTS  

Billy and Adam give you backstage passes to an episode about concerts. They've performed them at JCCs and attended them when stampedes broke out. Mixed reviews all around. Plus; tiny microphones, Tanglewood and music by James Taylor!

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