Bye-bye, Buchmans! See you in a few weeks! It’s time for a MAMAY mini-sode! Russ and Jon watched the 2005 comedy-horror flick SANTA’S SLAY, which is listed as Maui the dog’s (“Murray” to you and me) only other on-screen credit according to IMDb! Was the movie good? Was it fun? Was Maui in the movie enough? If you think this language is deliberately vague, well, you just gotta listen! Tis the season!
Russ and Jon are here once more to talk you through the third season finale, “Up In Smoke” (S3, E24-25) The newsstand where Paul and Jamie met has burned down! Does that mean that their relationship never really existed? Does it mean that this PODCAST never existed?! Well, don’t just stand there having an existential crisis; listen and find out! Other topics include crying in baseball on tv, the true story of the Crazy Store, and the art of gift giving. Let’s send this season out with a bang! Listen up!
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No! It’s an episode of a podcast based on an episode of tv that has a comic book in it! This week’s ep is all about s3e22 of Mad About You, titled “My Boyfriend’s Back!” Hated sketchball Eric Stoltz is back to turn Jamie into a comic book villain and Russ and Jon have opinions about it! They also cover the Last Seltzer Man in New York, their third favorite movies, and the proper way to run a diner. Listen up, subscribe, rate, review, then listen again! It’s a foolproof plan!
MAMAY Episode 67 - "Cake Fear"
Blow out those candles, Reis-guys and Reis-gals, because Russ and Jon are here to wish Paul five Happy Birthdays! The Buchmans flash back through each of the least lucky days of Paul’s life, and they all have cake in common! It’s “Cake Fear”, it’s Season Three, Episode 21, and it’s almost too much fun. Your intrepid hosts also talk about the Gladiators of the Network Stars, Paul Reiser’s deeply personal connection to Neil Simon, and Russ’ run-in with theater royalty. You know you’d better listen!
Bing bong knock knock ring ring, it’s time for your regularly scheduled podcast! Russ and Jon talk a whole lot about Cyndi Lauper’s greatest achievement: the role of “Maryann” in S3E20 of Mad About You (“Money Changes Everything”). She’s back to tempt Ira; will Paul stand in her way? Other important matters discussed include the finer details of darts, the truly bizarre Fox All-Star Challenge, and the alcohol content of The Grapes of Wrath. So listen up! It’s better than a Boston Cream Cake!
Splink! Splink! It’s time for a week in paradise with Jon and Russ! This week, they’re talking about “Two Tickets To Paradise” (S3 E19), and, boy, do they have some opinions about it. Good opinions? Bad opinions? BOTH?? Find out now! Other matters discussed include the infamous introduction of Oprah and Uma, a mafia fish fire, and the crucial nomination of a new M&M color. So sit down and announce it: it’s time listen up! Enjoy!
MAMAY Episode 64 - "Purseona"
Who doesn’t love a switcheroo? Well, Jon and Russ, for starters! But they do love Mad About You! Your intrepid hosts are here to talk all about Season Three, Episode 18 (“Purseona”). The goofballs have lots to share about Newt Gingrich’s thoughts on space, post-Super Bowl flops, and the finer works of Shakespeare. You’d better hurry up and listen to it already!
MAMAY Episode 63 - "Mad Without You"
You’ve heard of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, but have you heard of Podcasters In Cars Recording Podcasts?! Jon’s on the road and Russ is safe at home this week, as your hosts cover “Mad Without You” (S3E17). Jamie leaves Paul alone for the weekend and he's as helpless as you’d imagine. Other topics include Jerry Seinfeld’s New York love affair, the greatest (and only?) TV show based on the 1995 baseball strike, and the David Blaine of Pumpkins. Don’t give your bed away; instead, listen to this!
Hide the ottomans, Reis-guys and Reis-gals, because Russ and Jon want to trip all over ‘em! In this week’s Mad About Mad About You, it’s time to tune into “The Alan Brady Show” (Season Three, Episode 16), where Paul and Jamie share the screen with a fictional tv legend. Russ and Jon, meanwhile, discuss Broadway’s biggest flop, the greatest sketch show in history, and whether there’s anyone funnier than Carl Reiner. Spoiler: there isn’t. Tune in anyway!
MAMAY Episode 61 - "Just My Dog"
Who’s a good Reis-guy? Who’s a good Reis-gal?! You! Yes, YOU are! And Murray’s a good dog, which is great news, because he’s the focus of “Just My Dog” (Season 3, Episode 15). Murray’s a famous actor now! And Russ and Jon have a lot to say about it! Also discussed are the career choices of Michigan J. Frog, the Financial Guru of the Parks Department, and a personal history of Bomb Magazine. Plus, big-time news from a co-host! Listen up! And keep the extraneous barking to a minimum!