4 Monthly Archives: September 2011
Teddy was out sick, so our good friend Dan Frederickson took over co-hosting duties to sit in with Mitcz and special guest Farhaad. With all-new mics, and our cleanest audio yet - we're high-quality riffin'. Topics discussed include Lindsay Lohan, Jim Henson, Blossom, embarrassing things we like, the only subject that makes Mitcz uncomfortable, phobias, and much more.
It's like an alternate universe on this episode of Straight Riffin', as original co-host Justin Dabuet sits on the other side of the couch and riffs the fuck on with us. Mitcz announces his upcoming EP recording, a new mini-tour is announceed, and pure insanity ensues. Just too much good stuff to write it all here.
Comedian John Basset comes to the House of Riff and the ridiculousness goes off the charts. After a brief discussion of Mitcz's roofie incident, we focus on CNN's faux pas of playing Coolio's "Fantastic Voyage" over a montage of a 103 black woman driving around. This leads to some love for Weird Al (as Teddy says "Weird Al is an institution") and his recent troubles with annoyingly dramatic Lady Gaga. When a man dressed as Gumby fails in his attempt to rob a San Diego 7-11, Teddy struggles to regain his composure, and we discuss other weird TV of the 80s (of which Mitcz is woefully ignorant about). The show closes out with a dissertation on the insanity of Souljah Boy.
What a wild night of riffin'. It starts with a discussion of Mitcz's ability to "whiten" any slang, along with brief definitions of hip-hop slang that might confuse people as white as Mitcz. A rudimentary scale of whiteness ("The J. Crew Scale of Whiteness") is defined. We discuss the potential uprising of the robot rebellion after hearing two Cleverbots interact with each other, and we discuss our varied plans for post-apocalyptic warfare. Sinead O'Connor's online search for a lover (and her surprising unabashed desire for "the difficult brown") is discussed. Finally, Teddy has a bittersweet hard first win in a game of Google Feud.