Giovanni’s Superfan Sidebar 09/17/2015 – Adam, Gina and Bryan

Giovanni’s Superfan Sidebar 09/17/2015 – Adam, Gina and Bryan

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

Guest Adam, Gina and Bryan

Recorded 09-16-2015 – Release Date 09-17-2015

Production Number #1661

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Adam mentions his previous recording in the day, with Richard Roeper for ‘Take a Knee’ and he talks about the job of movie critic with BB before getting back to Richard’s journey.

Adam is talking about the notion of having a motor and not needing a boss to push you, Adam says he showed initiative and shares how it was working with Ebert.

Gina asks about people who possibly don’t want to be seen doing busy work or cleaning up, Adam says it’s all to blame on everyone not wanting to be an ass kisser, BB brings up the “van driver for life” story from Adam’s time at KROQ and Jimmy’s advice to him.


Adam is commenting on the lack of awareness he has for how much college his pals completed or where they even went if they did.

BB and Gina are both in the mix and have Adam now talking about having the brain that wants to crunch numbers, re: Richard Roeper and other celebrity types playing poker.

Adam is now getting Gary on mic to explain how they found their camera guy in London, Adam is describing this guy Chris who has a Casino in an English manor.


Adam talks about the Wagyu beef dinner, Adam says these are his fans (some of his fans) and Adam is now having Gary play some footage of Adam with some of his coolest fans.

Dawson reminds Adam about the band the Zombies and a side project one of them started.


#MangriaMoment Winner Greg, he’s on the line and Adam is asking him about his profile photo, mustang and job.

Adam has a funny “you shouldn’t have to pay to come see us” line.


Q and Ace

1st Caller James, BB apologizes for something, and James gets to his question, pertaining to working his ass off and starting at the bottom, he wants to know if he should cut his losses and move on from the IT department or wait to move up the chain where he is now.

Adam is talking about what people can get across in a brief encounter, using men hitting on women to make a point about what the boss thinks, it’s not what you know, it’s what they think.

Adam has a “god I wish this person would quit” felling of moving and hoping to lose employees you don’t care for.


Adam is talking about how the strongest mover will only get more boxes piled on their back, it’s up to that person to then ask for some money and then you will learn what they think of you.

Adam says people don’t make notes about giving their gardener a raise, people aren’t that good, and it’s up to the person to come ask.


Adam is doing an Live Read


Adam is talking about the period garb on display at the Goodwood festival, he talks about the United States uniforms he saw and the fake sub machine guns.

Gary is on mic and explains it was part of the costume and even though it looked real it wasn’t a concern, Adam says they are what we could be if we got our shit together but we can’t do it.

Adam talks about the lack of security and or cops he saw at the event, Gina has a nice “one state” hypothetical, in regards to a smaller populace being able to match the personal responsibility of somewhere like London.


2nd Caller Travis, he asks about racing in a right-hand drive car, he tells them about his recent purchase of a Datsun Bluebird and explains he met a guy named Jim at Coronado and how it led to this purchase.

Adam says he has to learn right-hand drive, Travis has a follow up and now Adam is talking about good and bad franchises in the NFL, Adam brings up the Rams and Gary’s Chargers.

Adam is making a point about teams with erratic records of wins and losses throughout a season, losing to bad teams, winning over superior teams, Adam says the best teams win every game they’re supposed to win.


Adam is doing a Seat Geek Live Read

BB used them this past week edition.


3rd Caller Sam, he wants to know if Adam can ever book the ‘Big 3’ from ‘Windy City Heat’ on the podcast, unaware they did over 50+ episodes on the network, their own podcast which still continues off the network.

Adam is talking about ‘Windy City Heat’ being ahead of its time and shares his favorite joke from the movie along with the details of filming his scene, Adam explains the process of filming with an unsuspecting 3rd party.

Gina asks if Scary Perry is “with it” and Adam is weighing in, hilarious Mike August comments and Gary gets on mic.

Adam talks about Gary Busey and his performance element to his persona, implying perhaps Perry is putting it on a bit.


4th Caller John, he brings up the flashing red turn arrows being applied in congested intersections, replacing red turn arrows.

John wants to know if Adam thinks he led to this shift in traffic theory, he of course says no and credits it to parallel thought.

Adam is talking about a magic wand traffic solution to make a point about this topic and goes on to explain he just sees things that don’t make sense before everyone else, they eventually catch up.

Adam is explaining that he gets to spend a decade of not listening to idiots, from running red turn arrows that will soon be replaced, Adam tells people to drive through them.

Adam says Los Angeles will be last, New York State is perhaps decades ahead with this move.


Adam is doing a Dollar Shave Club Live Read

Adam remarks on the imitators’ edition

Adam is inspired by the “hi Gary!” clip from ‘Parenthood’ to share an anecdote of Sonny and his stuffies, cute.


Rotten or Fresh – The Rotten Tomatoes Game

Johnny Depp Films


1st Movie ‘Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas’ (1998)

Gina’s a huge fan of the movie, Adam says the performance was well received but not the movie.

Adam is close to the 49%.


2nd Movie ‘Blow’ (2001)

Adam and BB both try to recall the film, Gina says it wasn’t her cup of tea.


3rd Movie ‘Finding Neverland’ (2005)

Adam never saw this movie and can’t even picture the poster, BB is well versed in the movie and has some of the details and a strong opinion about it.


4th Movie ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ (2005)

Adam never saw this movie nor the original one, wow!

Gina has a strong opinion on this movie and can’t believe the 83% for this movie.


5th Movie ‘Public Enemies’ (2009)

BB says it was boring and slow, Adam is very funny.


Adam says this is an unsanctioned game as Matt Atchity isn’t here, Adam is doing a Road Work plug and says they will be taking the entire gang next year for a European ACS tour.

Adam is playing the clip of him complaining about Dawson’s voice and his Michelob range, hilarious.

Adam talks about not remembering any of that and that being the appeal of this material, it’s fresh as nobody recalls hearing it, not even the people on stage.

Road Work Vol. 1 ‘What Can’t Adam Complain About’


Adam is doing a live Read


Gina’s News

1st Story is on the ‘Cool Clock Ahmed’ story, Adam talks about the terrorists winning by this stuff happening, old people at TSA being hassled and young kids with clocks being profiled.

Adam talks about the statistics and odds that aren’t used in American policy unlike Europe, Adam mocks “zero tolerance” polices and says it’s an insane way to go through life.

Adam has a funny one liner about this kid’s name not making this easier for him, he cites the white kid who kissed his peer and has assault charges and Gina cites the case of the other white kid with the gun shaped piece of food case from a few years back.


Adam is talking about profiling and “knowing the kids” and praises his daughter’s best friend, one of the good ones.

Adam is now giving two examples of profiling and offering a realistic take on this, he shares what the teachers should have done with the kid in the NASA shirt and his homemade clock.

Adam is commenting on the innate human profiling we all do, solid “path you choose” analogy, literally about the path you choose to walk on.


2nd Story is on the Steve Rannazzisi admission regarding his lie about working in one the World Trade Center towers on 09/11/2001.

Gina has all of the details and Adam comments on his recent appearance on ACS #1653, Adam thinks it’s odd he was outed and wonders who was looking into his backstory, unaware of his upcoming standup special, start of his TV show’s 7th season and New York Times profile.


3rd Story is on a ‘Star Trek Voyager’ actress arrested for assault, BB brings up her role in ‘American History X’ and Adam has a sarcastic reply, he’s never seen that movie either? How does BB remember what that lady looks like but doesn’t remember things said on stage on this show?

Gina closes out the story with the rest of the details.


4th Story is on a sorority member who urinated in public, they all riff about peeing for a bit and now Adam is commenting on the police being called on this woman.

Adam doesn’t want cops doing the chicken shit and has a solid ‘Heath Kit’ reference while calling back to Ahmed.

Adam is commenting on people feeling threatened and mocks all of the people who claimed that about Ahmed and his harmless clock.

Adam asks why people are hanging out long enough for the cops to show up.


Adam is doing a Draft Kings Live Read


5th Story Is on a girl who ended up with a perfect score on an IQ test, Adam comments on the story and Gina has some comparison scores.

Adam has some solid references while commenting on the story, Adam says he misses douchey dude saying like “no such thing as a 10” regarding attractive women.

Adam said now dudes just sound like chicks.


6th Story is on Keith Richards commenting on his daughters snorting his ashes upon his demise and cremation, Gina asks if Adam would do a line of Jimmy Kimmel, he would, in a heartbeat.

Adam comments on preferring other’s urine on him over loogies.


7th Story is on a sexual assault case after a successful catfishing between female friends, Adam asks how the brain tumor effects the physicality of a person.

Adam is now asking about the blind folding and shares his own “my eyes are so blue and you’ll die” excuse for getting someone to wear a blindfold.

Gina wraps up the news.


Adam is doing a Legal Zoom Live Read


Adam gives out the plugs, the release date for Road Hard on DVD and Blu Ray and some upcoming live shows.