06 Aug Giovanni’s Superfan Sidebar 08/05/2015 – Kevin McEnroe
A real time blog where Superfan Giovanni does recap and commentary on the show as it happens and opines on all things ACS
Guest – Kevin McEnroe
Recorded 08-04-2015 – Release Date 08-05-2015
Production Number #1634
Adam opens the show to a funny “pressure of being the son of a world class athlete” intro and Kevin McEnroe is joining them in studio making his ACS debut, Adam is describing a horrible nightmare where he and some ‘Road Hard’ backers happened on a man who had attempted suicide with a gun and was still alive and suffering.
Adam is now considering how many people don’t actually end up killing themselves immediately, this sounds horrific.
Adam says they considered if they should call 911 or let him bleed out and complete his task in lieu of ending up a vegetable.
Adam is sharing the story of the floating tooth in the in the cold water kept in the Clamatto jug in his old fridge when he had roommates.
Adam says he just thought of who the person was, he thinks it’s his dog Molly and her horrible bleeding tumors.
Adam is now asking the gang a hypothetical question about what they would do if they happened upon that same scene.
BB shares what he would do and he factors himself in now, Gina weighs in and says she would get him to confirm he wants to die on a recording, Adam explains he can’t talk.
Kevin weighs in and now he’s asking him about his book, they bring up his mother Tatum and her work in ‘Paper Moon’.
Adam compliments the writing in that film, saying it relied on nothing but the script and the two actors and Adam brings up his grandfather Ryan O’Neil and calls him a mean son of a bitch, saying there are some alleged stories of violent behavior.
Kevin is now offering up some reality about his own family, Adam is talking about Lee Major’s marriage to Farrah Fawcett and jokes about Lee trusting Ryan O’Neil keeping an eye on the hot young bride he just married.
Adam is talking to Kevin about his two sides of the family and his father’s legendary temper on the court, wondering if it translated to the home.
Kevin is telling them about supervised visitation and Adam is asking all of the questions about how uncomfortable he presumes that to be, he wants to know if the supervisor makes small talk.
Adam is asking him how the person behaves while observing him and his mother interacting, Gina has some comments and gets some more information from Kevin, and he’s a good guest!
Adam is doing a Legal Zoom Live Read
BB wants to know if Kevin ever saw reality shows like ‘The Osbourne’s’ and thought his family and their craziness would make for far better fodder.
Adam is asking him about his mother and her addiction, Kevin is commenting on how she bottomed out a few times while he was alive.
Adam is joking about hearing of 9 year old’s doing drugs in the 1970’s, Adam comments on his daughter confronting him about “leaving them” with his 9 employees.
Adam can’t imagine his kids out clubbing and his daughter told him that he doesn’t get to do that to them, doesn’t get to leave them.
Adam has a business franchise and expansion analogy, going backwards in life after achievement is the worst, BB is commenting on this idea and Adam has some observations about how the public treats various actors and entertainers who we presume can’t cut it anymore.
Adam is back to his dry cleaning franchise analogy, he’s asking about being able to pick yourself up and dust yourself off, that’s the quality he wants to instill in his kids.
Q and Ace
1st Caller Bret, he wants to know how Adam was so adamant that Lynette would be a great mom, what clued him in that she would be so nurturing and caring.
Adam is commenting on how she is with her nephews and how she loves kids, Adam is commenting on how he’s never woke his wife up once and asked her to make him breakfast when he has an early morning.
Adam is commenting on how Alison Bedell makes Skip oatmeal every day after Kevin mentions it, a fan!
Adam shares how he got a rubdown with the ball bearing hands from Alison Bedell and shares the steal cut oats and massages given to the show pony Skip.
Adam comments on his old radio producer Jimmy Brusca and how his wife would make him a meal every morning, he has a Freudian slip.
Gina is now sharing how Lynette is and how everyone loves her, Adam is commenting how she reminds him that everyone loves her and hates him ala “why do you always have to be an asshole?”
Kevin has some funny comments and Adam transitions to a live read.
Adam is doing a Mazda Live Read
2nd Caller Tom, he loves Gina’s laugh and Tom wants to know what makes a liberal, Adam is not being pejorative and thinks that feelings are the base for leftist politics, not pragmatism.
Kevin asks how Jimmy Kimmel leans politically and Adam says they never talk politics, he has no idea where Jimmy stands.
Adam comments on the pressure of Hollywood to be upset about things like Cecil the Lion, Adam says everyone should be upset and then move on.
3rd Caller Alex, he asks for a “quiet!” drop from Alec Baldwin and Adam comments on his talent that allows him to have the occasional public snafu.
Alex explains how he found out his fiancé was cheating on him, hilarious Subaru Brat reference from Adam.
He wants to know if he should make a big move, Adam and BB agree he should be bold and do it now while he’s young.
Gina brings up Adam’s take on the healthy and positive nature of change, it’s never bad except on moving day, you spend your life trying to avoid one really uncomfortable day.
Adam has a killer assistant Matt one liner.
4th Caller Travis, he shares his recent experience of playing with his kids and getting complaints from his neighbors who also have kids.
Adam comments on playing with his kids while other kids were playing in the yard next-door.
Adam comments on Kevin Costner’s huge chunk of property and how without something like that you’re going to have neighbors and is now arguing for an element of community missing from today’s world.
Adam is doing a Live Read for Mr. Robinson
1st Story is on Ronda Rousey’s recent win at UFC 190, Gina plays a clip of Ronda explaining how she said “Don’t Cry” to her opponent.
Adam asks if Beth knew that Ronda’s father committed suicide, Adam says he feels like if you told someone they would later win the lottery or have Ronda as a daughter they might not kill themselves.
Hope for a better tomorrow could save them, Gina wraps up the news.
Adam jokes about being so confident in his popularity he supports Cosby and doesn’t care about Cecil nor Ronda, funny riff.
Adam is doing a Castrol Live Read
Adam plugs the upcoming live show with Rob Huebel and jokes about Mike August’s inability to pronounce his last name.
Kevin has a funny one liner and Adam plugs the Mangria tasting.
Adam plugs Kevin’s book and wraps up the show.