You Had To Be There #105: Jim & Jeannie Gaffigan


This week, Sara and Nikki relive their surreal evening spent amongst random celebrities and teenage screams. Comedy power couple Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan (Comedy Central, Twitter & Twitter) make their triumphant return to the podcast and speculate about the pitfalls of Taylor-level fame. Jim’s new book, Dad is Fat, drops next week, but you should preorder a copy now just in case. Written with Jeannie and inspired by their five kids, the book is an astonishingly hilarious and oppressively addicting collection of essays on fatherhood. For the rest of the hour, the gang discusses collaborating with a writing partner, treating stand-up as therapy, and a rare definition of the word “galley”.

Hey, remember a while back when Nikki recorded a special up in Boston? Well that set premieres this Friday May 3rd at 12 midnight/11c, kicking off Comedy Central’s new season of The Half Hour. Read this now, watch that then.

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