Thomas Jane and David Wild


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Show Summary

At the top of the show, David Wild sits with Adam and the gang, and the guys talk about the breakup of Chumbawumba. Adam recalls all the crazy bands he met during his Loveline days, then rants about inconsistencies with batteries and hotel faucets. Later, Adam talks about a snake encounter with Molly, and Alison talks about interviewing Bobcat Goldthwait. Before David heads out, the guys share their songs of the week.

Thomas Jane steps into the studio next and talks with Adam about the joys of peeing in the sink. Thomas also talks about his comic book company, and how excited he is to return to Comic Con this weekend. Adam recalls one of his favorite movie scenes that Thomas was in, and the guys talk about how he grew up and broke into show biz.

Alison then begins the news by discussing the latest updates in the Natalie Wood case. The guys also talk about the latest member of the Kardashian clan, and Alison talks about her imaginary family. Thomas then talks about his own daughter, and the wild cat that they’ve been raising as their pet. Alison mentions a restaurant that is about to offer a 100% ground bacon burger and the guys talk about the epidemic of bath salt cannibalism. As the show wraps up, the guys discuss Seth Meyer’s run to become cohost of Live with Kelly, and Thomas speaks more about this weekend’s Comic Con panel.


Catch the third season of Hung this October on HBO. You can also go to http://ThomasJane.com and follow him on Twitter @ThomasJane.

David Wild’s Twitter is @WildAboutMusic. Follow him!

Show Credits

Producer: Mike Lynch
Producer: Mike Dawson
Audio/Voice Over/Post-Production: Mike Dawson
Newsgirl: Alison Rosen
Sound Effects: Bryan Bishop
Associate Producer: Gary Smith
Technical Director: Chris Laxamana
Show Summary: Matt Fondiler

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  1. Ricotastic

    Let the ass-kissing begin!!!

    • Michael Pemulis
      Michael Pemulis07-10-2012

      Ass kissing is what makes the world go round. And it feels good.

  2. bob

    holly shit, that comercial 47:14 just fucked up my high. how deppressing

    • Steve Hatchett
      Steve Hatchett07-10-2012

      That’s not kissing my friend! DW gets a full inch of tongue up Adams ass and Adam loves it!

  3. Josh

    I totally get the whole pull over to side of the road for minor car accidents and really wish it wasn’t like that. The thing is the insurance companies use that as a loop hole to get out of paying up if you move your car, don’t get a police report or whatever. It sucks but that’s why people don’t move they don’t want to get fucked when it comes time to deal with those ass holes. Its the society we have forged!!!

  4. matt

    is the archive subscription for streaming only or can i download them to my pc?

  5. Linds

    Just read the summary of the episode. Feels like I’ve herd all these same rants 30 times.. And david wilde again? pass today

    • Hugh Gashol
      Hugh Gashol07-10-2012

      Thanks for getting the F out of here. Douche nozzle today.

  6. mj

    that xtc song has standout lyrics too

  7. Ledgewood

    The Punisher!

    • mnoswad1

      wearing a gay hat.

  8. ncgirl05

    I learned how to put batteries in without the “+” and “-” guide a very long time ago…. very surprised that not everyone learned this as well….

  9. screwjack

    i remember adam saying he met thomas jane at a party and he was a total bore. on the morning show, is that correct giovanni?

    • Andrew

      I believe he referred to him as a “dullard”.

    • nama

      I remember him saying that about Thomas Jane too SJ…plus David Wild again not thanks

      • zero1media

        I also remember Adam saying that when they were auditioning male actors for one of his pilots that he got rebuffed by Thomas Jane’s people: “Thomas Jane doesn’t do TV.” Somebody really shoulda reminded the ACE Man of that, so he could bring it up and a little more controversy to the show.

  10. James

    Great – another episode w/David Wild…

    • Tater Tots
      Tater Tots08-01-2012

      I’ll take David Wild over DAG any day.

  11. Kat

    ROTFLMAO!!!!!! “Flicking the bean” (I can’t stop laughing)

  12. Jesus farted
    Jesus farted07-10-2012

    Adam just confirmed he beats off to Alison

    • HotBlackDesoto

      And guess who does now…Bobcat!

      even more so…

    • Poochie's Uncle
      Poochie's Uncle07-11-2012

      Don’t we all?

  13. Ben Folds Sixty-Nine
    Ben Folds Sixty-Nine07-10-2012

    DAVID WILD BINGO (Junior Version)

    1st ROW: “The Best…” / Meeting Bob Dylan / Sucking Up To Adam
    2nd ROW: “My All-time Favorite…” / FREE SPACE / Meeting Pia Zadora
    3rd ROW: “I wrote the liner notes for…” / Meeting Tom Petty / “…is the Greatest”

  14. Mark

    I fucking love The Jayhawks

  15. Cg

    Oh good. David Wild. Not funny or interesting, but the name dropping and ass kissing … unparalelled. Why is this wet shirt a frequent guest?

    • Steve Hatchett
      Steve Hatchett07-10-2012

      You have answered your own question, good sir.

  16. JessMan

    i just want my kids back

    • Spoodeni

      Damnit you beat me to it

  17. Roger

    isn’t Hung cancelled? Wiki says it was cancelled

    • Micah

      Yeah, this really confused me. the 3rd season started LAST October, and it was cancelled months ago.

  18. Patrico Suave
    Patrico Suave07-10-2012

    Love the David Wild theme song! Well done Rich Banks!

    • Poochie's Uncle
      Poochie's Uncle07-12-2012

      It’s no Dr. Spaz.

  19. The Hoss
    The Hoss07-10-2012

    Uh-oh. It’s music for 50-something’s day again.

    • ARZ

      Just introducing you chillens to a little musical culture, so you dont think all of us listened to shitty 80’s radio rock, or that Alternative 80’s equals, “Men without hats”.

      Its like they are both playing stuff from my collection. BTW, Im 44 going on 14.

  20. DeflaterMouse

    I enjoy David Wild from time to time, but does he really need to be a weekly contributor?

  21. Bib

    Greengross, G., & Miller, G. F. (2011). Humor ability reveals intelligence, predicts mating success, and is higher in males. Intelligence, 39, 188-192. [PDF] Adam’s right again…

  22. Big Daddy Don Garlits
    Big Daddy Don Garlits07-10-2012

    Too much Wild…too much Wild…20 minutes…tops.

  23. Swayz

    On the Alonzo Bodden show Adam mentioned schools on the San Bernardino mountain of Big Bear and Lake Arrowhead. My first job out of high school was as a book buyer for school libraries in the region. There was a school up there called Rim of the World High School. Me and the delivery guys called it a Rim Job.

    • Brother P-Touch
      Brother P-Touch07-10-2012

      And today, Swayz and the delivery guys are the lead joke writers for CarrotTop

  24. Howard

    For XTC, check out “Mayor of Simpleton” – fantastic lyrics and a great hook to it.

  25. Whitney

    “We want to crush everyone with our ballsack, and we’d like our penis to lead the charge”

  26. Wendy

    Great David Wild jingle: “If you hear a loud thud, he’s dropping names.”

  27. J

    “Isn’t that a cult?”
    “It’s a jar.”
    “It’s a gig.”


  28. Kory

    Thomas Jane seems like a cool guy and I’d like to hear him back again to discuss some of his movies and Hollywood, as that didn’t really get covered.

    However, and maybe it’s just me, but I kept hearing Jane talk and thinking of Joe Walsh. They had a very similar quality to their voice and the way they speak, and I’ve never noticed anything of the sort from Thomas Jane before this podcast. Maybe Joe Walsh isn’t the greatest example, but it just didn’t sound like what remembered him sounding like.

    • reb

      he was extremely dull

    • Steve

      They sound a bit alike but I think Jane actually knows what’s going on.

  29. Pink Sisser
    Pink Sisser07-10-2012

    I dabbled in sink peeing a few years back, and it made my sink and bathroom area smell like piss. My wife never figured it out, but was upset in general that the bathroom and sink area always smelled so bad. I never admitted it, I just stopped. bathroom smells better now.

    • Spoodeni

      That shouldn’t happen if you give the areas of the basin that you hit a quick splash or two when you rinse your hands. It should take everything with it. Either that or cut back on the asparagus.

    • reb

      you just need to run the water a bit; that’s why toilets don’t smell.

      how is it that Adam sees that shampoo is just soap; that there’s no need to use a “wash cloth” and yet he found it an affront when someone didn’t “wipe his feet” on entering a house. like the useless ritual of aggressive hand-washing in public rest rooms – unless you happened to piss on your hand or get shit on yourself while wiping — wiping your feet is functionally useless; it’s just a gesture to demonstrate to others that you know the foot-wiping rule. likewise, the only people who advocate that shampoo is essential are those who have so little to show for their lives that they have a huge stake in demonstrating that they know what are purportedly the basic rules of living.

  30. ChicagoCarrollaFan

    Love Jayhawks.

    Like Wild.

    Don’t like XTC.

    ACE FLUFFER07-10-2012

    To all you worthless kale sonnen fans, Da Spider kicked your A$$, again !!!!!! I’m sure this ace fluffer site is full of sad diluted kale fans. What a beat down! kale looked scared as hell up on the fence. your guy is boring.

    • Poochie's Uncle
      Poochie's Uncle07-10-2012

      Let me interpret for those of you who don’t speak Fluffer. There was a UFC match last Saturday and Anderson Silva defeated Chael Sonnen.

    • Gangster From America
      Gangster From America07-10-2012

      Kicked his ass again? HAH! Silva may have technically won both fights, however, Sonnen made Anderson his bitch for 99% of the first fight. Did that conveniently slip your mind? I also like the people who take Chael’s pre-fight trash talk so seriously… Get a sense of humor, retards!

  32. Jayhawks

    The Jayhaws are fucking awesome!

  33. Lindsay


    Thanks for recommending The Jayhawks. I just downloaded the songs Save It For a Rainy Day, Tailspin, and All the Right Reasons while you were talking about them- they’re so good. Especially love the harmonica and twangy American guitar in Save it For a Rainy Day. My new husband and I are driving from Boston to our new home in San Francisco this fall and we’ll definitely be blasting these at some point on our trip across this beautiful country.

    Here are some newer music artists/songs you might like, if you’ve got time, which you probably don’t:

    Fossil Collective- Let It Go (was free on Itunes last week, woohoo!)
    Gregory Alan Isakov- That Moon Song
    A. A. Bondy- I Can See The Pines Are Dancing

    Hey, any advice on what kind of car we should buy/rent for the cross country trip? No kids yet, no dog yet, and we’re shipping our stuff in a Pod. Se we could drive anything, really.

    Thanks again, Ace!

    • Mary

      Do not fail to download “Blue”!

  34. Eric

    Great show today. Everyone was hitting on all cylinders. Adam was funny and wasn’t too angry, Alison chimed in perfectly and Brian’s drops were awesome. Thomas Jane was seemed pretty cool too. I actually listened to the show twice, which is rare.

  35. Cody

    Awhile back there was a podcast in which mention was made of Wesley Snipes being the best sports actor of all time. I submit to you Omar Epps!!

    The Program – Football Player
    Major League II – Baseball Player
    Higher Learning – Track Star
    Love & Basketball – Basketball Player
    Against the Ropes – Boxer

    Has to be the all time great!

  36. Eric

    Play more XTC. I love when David Wild comes on. Nice to listen to guys who know music (Aceman included) and play tunes that don’t include a gangstah hoodrat all be rapping bout his ho’s n-essalade n-makin it rain up in da club n-shit.

  37. jo ke
    jo ke07-10-2012

    love the wild

  38. Sly

    Bring back Frank Stallone!! It’s been forever. Nary a mention in many moons. Great guest.

  39. HKlove1818

    The band Adam was talking about in the beginning of the show were the Sneaker Pimps when they were a guest on Loveline. That episode of Loveline is lost. When Stephen Baldwin was a guest on Tuesday, May 27, 1997 was when they aired the “off-air” argument with Liam, a band member. Liam didn’t want to “Liners” and walked off the show.

  40. zyzz

    i liked how Davids secound choice was XTC…. *slurp*

  41. Whatthewhat

    Anyone else skip the David Wilde song segment?

    • jpg

      And they gave him a f’ing theme song!? I guess all hope is lost that he’ll stop appearing on the show and boring the shit out of us for 20 minutes…

    • Ricotastic


    • Britalian

      Every time.

  42. DanofSac

    What? You had Thomas Jane on and no mention of his epic Deep Blue Sea??? It’s practically Shark Week and all you could bring up was Punisher? Deep Blue Sea had genetically engineered sharks that could think and problem solve; plus Ice “Something” (Cube, T, Cream, Wine, whatever) had a bird!
    Superb pod everyone!

  43. tate

    Kid Rock played with Phish in 2000, not ’98.

    • Poochie's Uncle
      Poochie's Uncle07-11-2012

      What’s the difference.

      • tate

        two years

    • ang

      yep – but it was A GREAT SHOW! awesome to hear the reference this morning. (queueing up that show after this!)

  44. Izzy

    Thomas Jane was a great guest. Hope you have him back. (Plus it’s hilarious listening to Adam pretend like he didn’t talk shit about him on multiple occasions on the podcast.)

  45. Timothy

    These talking heads have no idea that there are 2 kinds of anarchists: capitalists and communists.

    To say that anarchists don’t want money, when they are capitalist-anarchists, sounds SO ignorant it’s not even funny.

  46. Sidthehat

    Alison shouldn’t have let Adam get away with dismissing Elliott Smith the amount we have to hear about average guys like John Hiatt.

    • Macaroni and Cheese
      Macaroni and Cheese07-11-2012

      Completely agree. The fact that Adam had never heard of Elliott Smith shows how we are all sort of just into our own sphere of music and sometimes don’t pay attention to other stuff that’s out there, for better or for worse. Musical taste is so subjective, it’s a bit ridiculous how often Adam declares that everyone in the history of the planet must agree that a song or artist is terrible, and then praises a song or artist that a bunch of the listeners end up posting comments about to say “I hated that”.

      • Uncle Dude
        Uncle Dude07-17-2012

        Yeah, I got kind of excited when Alison knew who he was, considering Adam loves Ben Folds, Ben Folds loves Elliott Smith, and Elliott Smith is better than anything Adam has ever played on his sessions with Wild. But, nonetheless I’ll just have to accept that Joe Jackson, The Pretenders, Elvis Costello and John Hiatt are the greatest musicians of all time.

  47. Bobcat

    David Wild episodes are some of the best and give the show more legitimacy. I don’t get why the name dropping bothers people. The guy actually works in the music business and knows some famous people. Would you rather he keep all stories about them anonymous?

  48. ChicagoCarrollaFan

    John Hiatt is a master songwriter.

  49. danieljeyn

    Ugh. I’m skipping the David Wild shows these days. Unfortunately, I downloaded it before I saw who the guest was, so this still counts as a download.

    Adam dismissing Elliot Smith? Glad I skipped it.

  50. Big Daddy Don Garlits
    Big Daddy Don Garlits07-11-2012

    Enough of this Agreeable Adam! Adam and David Wild should get a room…all we need now is Prager to cradle Adam’s balls while Adam and David look lovingly into each other’s eyes!

  51. sloozen1

    A regular snake looking like a dangerous snake to scare others? Sounds like Travon from Florida. Was the snake wearing a hoodie?

  52. Chubby knees
    Chubby knees07-11-2012

    Love David Wild.

  53. Slibinz

    I like hearing David Wild. I think he has great stories and perspectives and always ads to the show, however…do we really need another lame theme song? I love your podcast but all of the theme songs suck. Alison’s, Dr. Bruce’s, and now David Wilds….it seems like filler to me…

    • Rushbaby

      I agree but I do like Dr. Spaz’s theme song. “He’ll put a finger up your ass!” …get’s me every time.

    • Ochie

      Love the theme songs!

  54. Dan

    Tom Jane was a great guest. I went and checked out his website, some of those comics look pretty sweet, might have to check them out.

  55. YoussefChristian

    That ‘merica burger added 5 points to the running FUCK USA tally.

  56. eric c.
    eric c.07-11-2012

    thomas janes’ from baltimore? sounds like he has a canadian or northern u.s. accent

  57. Mister Lister
    Mister Lister07-12-2012

    i would have thought adam would like chumbawamba

    all their songs about hating the taxman, at least

  58. Vinz Clortho
    Vinz Clortho07-12-2012

    Pissing outside under the stars is one of man’s greatest unfettered pleasures…

  59. Roger Patton
    Roger Patton07-12-2012

    So much wrong info on XTC..No lawsuits, everyone got paid, Dave Gregory NOT in Pugwash…

  60. Adrian Larson
    Adrian Larson07-12-2012

    Can we get Thomas Jane back? That was freaking amazing.

  61. Mark T.
    Mark T.07-12-2012

    Start down low with a 350 cube, three and a quarter horsepower, 4-speed, 4:10 gears, ten coats of competition orange, hand-rubbed lacquer with a huplane manifold, full fuckin’ race cams. Whoo!

  62. Mark T.
    Mark T.07-12-2012

    Sorry, make that, dual-plane manifold

  63. Tony E
    Tony E07-13-2012

    Am I the only one who thought Thomas Jane sounded like a witless, coked-up jackass? Surprised to hear him receiving such positive feedback here – I thought he was a load.

  64. Ochie

    XTC song gets played and no one mentions “Dear God”?, the atheist anthem? come on people, wake up! Love David Wild and good music has no age, even though I look forward to the name dropping thump.

  65. Dante

    Thomas Jane was surprisingly entertaining. For some reason I thought he’d be uptight, but he was chill and pretty funny. I’d party with that guy!

  66. Benny Lane
    Benny Lane07-16-2012

    C’mon guys love the XTC plug but they deserve PROPER recognition… Simply one of the best bands of the 80’s and beyond… Andy Partridge is a GENIUS, and as far as I know, Gregory and Partridge are still great friends, Andy is estranged from Colin Moulding.

    David Wild should check out the recordings of Andy’s daughter Holly Partridge, who inherited his chops

  67. atticus finch
    atticus finch07-17-2012

    hahahah whats the difference? two years !!!! poooochie got owned !!!!

  68. Peggy

    Thomas Jane Interrupts too much. Someone shut that guy up.

  69. Landon

    Carolla has reached a new level of old with his rank on batteries. it was hilarious, but how hard is putting a battery in. Everyone knows the flat side of the battery goes next to the spring. It reminded me of my grandma’s confusion over how to put a dvd into the dvd player, “How am I supposed to know what side goes up? Oh, forget it I’ll stick with VHS.”

  70. Fritz Furburberber
    Fritz Furburberber07-21-2012

    Awesome mention of XTC. Because they don’t tour and aren’t heard on the radio it can sometimes seem as if you’re the only one in the world who listens to them.

  71. A2theK

    Having a multitude of shower faucets is not nearly as confusing or annoying as cell phone charger plug types. If electronic companies can agree on USB, electrical outlet, and other standards, why not a cell phone plug type standard?

    So after I googled it, there is a move towards the micro USB. One of the main reasons is the millions of chords and chargers and crap that end up in the landfill.

    But glad to hear someone else who considers themselves fairly smart is sometimes confused in a hotel or friend’s shower. There does seem to be an unusually large amount of shower faucet choices out there.

    I vote for the single handle/knob design.

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