Giovanni’s Superfan Sidebar 11/16/2012 – Greg Fitzsimmons

A real time blog where Superfan Giovanni does recap and commentary on the show as it happens and opines on all things ACS

Recorded 11-15-2012 – Release Date 11-16-2012

Adam is opening the show by thanking the crowd and introducing Greg Fitzsimmons, Alison and Bryan. Adam is now explaining what went down on the drive in with Greg, the gang are all now weighing in and Alison has a funny point about eye contact with Adam.

Adam is now admitting to a hidden talent and he’s polling the audience to find out if they share his skill, hilarious and creepy.


Adam is now telling the gang about going to his daughter’s school for a thanksgiving party, he ran into some difficulty with the parking so he came up with a dicey alternate plan, good stuff.

Adam is now going off on people whose employment involves using chalk on a stick, he’s really going off and he has an interesting comparison with cigarette extensions.

Adam is switching gears; he just sold Alison down the river about her love of baby corn in Chinese food. Now Adam is polling the audience once again about baby corn, Adam’s on a great riff asking how he’s supposed to consume it, hilarious giant themed one liner and ideas.

Adam’s now explaining the level of sadness you grew up in directly corresponds to how excited you were for fortune cookies; he’s comparing his reaction to that of his children. The gang is all now riffing on almond cookies, very funny.


Audience Questions, 1st question from Christine wants to know if Adam could travel to any place and time where he would go and also what happened to Mr. Birchum? Adam’s immediate reply to the time travel part is insane, just off the charts great.

Adam is now going off on his long term time travel goals and how he assumes he would treat other time periods. Adam is now explaining the two items he would always travel with just in case, very funny.

Adam is now answering her question about Birchum and just clearly spelled out some details of how it never went to series and how the “color” ended up public, whoa!

Adam is now playing the YouTube link of the “Mr. Birchum” “color”, Greg has some light commentary but now it’s just playing and according to Adam you can find the link on AdamCarolla.com.


The “color” is now finished Adam is explaining to Greg why it never went to series and some of the difficulties dealing with the executives. Adam is now explaining why he doesn’t care about pissing off any executives or network types.


2nd question, Tim often sees Ray walking in flip flops in Adam’s old neighborhood; he wants to know if it’s safe to offer Ray a ride. Adam has some very funny thoughts about offering Ray a ride and now he’s sharing about a recent visit in NYC with their buddy Alex from the fat burger story in NTBM.

Tim also has a question about sharing Mangria with another man, Adam has a hilarious reply.


Alison’s News, Her top story is on John McCain’s freak out during an interview after it was revealed he skipped a briefing on Benghazi in order to hold a press conference. Adam is now riffing on how much he loves it when old guys freak out and get angry.

Bryan just got Fitzsimmons in the mix, Alison has a hilarious reaction and now Greg is finishing his story of getting into an argument with another man at a camp site.

Adam is now riffing about how he can’t camp anymore, he’s ranting about going to sleep early. Alison is now sharing an anecdote about camping and Adam has turned it into a bizarre period tangent, Alison just topped him with a killer reply about how she prepares for camping.

Adam is now on a tangent about his fold out sofa bed, he’s got a great riff about warning friends before you move. Greg has an interesting points about the sheets often found on fold out sofa beds and Adam has a great reply about the possible house guest.

Adam is now making a couple childhood analogies to properly explain the “Danny Two Sheets” story to Greg. Adam now telling the gang about bringing his bedroom blanket camping as he didn’t own a sleeping bag.


Alison’s 2nd story, the Aurora, Colorado shooter attempted suicide. Alison is trying to explain his various attempts and Adam had a genius reply about other things he may have been attempting.

Alison is now asking Adam if she was the only one to find the Kool Aid pitcher menacing, Adam is now remarking what a dick someone would be if they summoned Kool Aid in a freshly remodeled home, submarine and airplane.


Alison’s 3rd story is about a breast feeding doll that has caused controversy; Alison’s reading a quote from O’Reilly and Adam has a hilarious reply. Adam is on a great explanation about what he doesn’t need in a children’s toy and warning for a possible future if this trend continues.

Alison is now weighing in with an anecdote about her childhood and Adam has turned it into a hilarious riff, nice work Alison!

Greg is sharing a story about hosting the AVN awards, the gang are all now discussing fake vaginas. Adam is now sharing a story about Ron Jeremy guesting on Loveline and leaving him with a mold of his penis.


Alison’s 4th story is on general Petraeus denying he gave away any sensitive information during his affair.


Alison’s 5th story is on Lisa Whelchel of Fact of Life being diagnosed with west Nile virus; Adam and Alison have a great riff about “Sweet Tweets”.

Adam is now sharing an anecdote about seeing a woman shout a male centric insult to a group of guys.


Alison’s 6th story is on Jessica Simpson’s parents impending divorce, Adam is now riffing on how Jessica’s dad and Lindsay Lohan’s dad should have a “creepy dad off”. Adam is now doing a Joe Jackson vs. Joe Simpson hypothetical for who you’d rather have raise your kids.


Alison’s 7th story is on the USPS record 15 billion dollars in losses, Greg jumps in to share an anecdote about going to the post office. Adam is now brining Greg into a Vista Print live read.


Alison’s 8th story is on Johnny Depp starting his own book imprint; Adam has a great one liner about what theme Johnny might pick for a book. Alison tells him that Bob Dylan is releasing a book and now Adam is using Bob as an analogy for someone who’s lost their fastball.

Adam’s now ranting about Bob and his work on Maggie’s farm, hilarious! The gang is all discussing Adam’s Mr. T Halloween costume and Adam has Alison wrap the news and now he’s wrapping the show.