Episode LXIII

At the top of the show, the Daves announce that this will be their farewell episode. The guys reflect on the past year of shows, and Shek tells a couple stories from his Super Bowl experience. Jacuzzi Pete joins the studio later and talks about having Tom Hanks at his house for a Jimmy Kimmel bit. The guys also talk a bit more about the past month, Shek’s visit to Vegas, and Feeney’s work during pilot season. They also discuss some of their unrealized hopes for the podcast, and the highs and lows of the show. JP then throws in a couple thanks to the show’s regular contributors, and the group listens to some newly submitted fan songs. As the music fades out, the guys argue over the importance of “bits” vs “infotainment” on the show. Shek even goes so far as to list his favorite bits over the year. Wrapping things up, the guys contemplate their final grand exit, and give their thanks to everyone for a great working experience.

Episode LXI

Shek and Feeney start the show discussing the groove they’ve gotten into. The gang plays another round of “Let’s Read Dameshek’s Tweets”. Feeney recalls the time Penny Marshall was hitting on him. The guys also recall their favorite moments from Laverne & Shirley. Shek talks about going on Carolla’s show, and he and Jacuzzi Pete try to figure out why Feeney didn’t join. The guys also listen to a new fan submitted song, discuss last week’s Okie Dokies, and try to decide what the back of their t-shirt should say. On today’s show, special guest and “beer scholar” Ian Cheesman joins the program. He’s a beer critic for TheSmokingJacket.com, and he reached out to JP to get the guys’ thoughts on different types of brew. The guys discuss the “epidemic of beer snobbery” and reflect on their favorite times getting drunk. Feeney recites a Bukowski poem from memory, and wrapping things up, Shek gives his evaluations of the Sierra Nevada line.


Episode LIX

Today’s episode is on the road, as Dameshek and Jacuzzi Pete are en route to pick up Feeney at the car dealership. The guys chat about their delicious hamburger (and hot dog) lunch, and greet Feeney at their first stop. Feeney talks about Jennifer moving into his apartment, and teases Shek about one of his co-hosts on the NFL network. As JP makes his way to the grocery store, the guys catch up on their holiday breaks and consider how to make their show about more than just “nothing”. The guys also look around Pete’s car, and Feeney takes a look at JP’s grocery list, which turns out to be rather bizarre. While Pete’s at the store, Shek explains the way to make the perfect steak. The guys also chat about the embarrassment of buying tampons, and Feeney recalls getting attacked when he worked as a stock boy. Shek recalls his own experience fighting back against a bully, which thankfully didn’t result in him getting his ass kicked. The guys reflect on their Farmers Market episode, and Feeney’s drunken night that followed. Shek also reveals the only player he could think of that wore #59, and even though the Shekies aren’t until next week, Feeney announces his choice for best film of 2010. In the final moments of the show, the guys tease JP about joining the Muslim faith, and announce their predictions for the weekend’s NFL Playoff games.

Episode LVI

Feeney’s in studio for the second week in a row! Dameshek jumps right into the player who wore #56 best, and throws in a quick plug for the NFL Network. Shek also talks about an uncomfortable moment he had with Spider Salley, and Feeney makes an announcement regarding Christmas bonuses. Donovan and Doubleton are back, and even though Jacuzzi Pete is out sick, Blaster Girl Katie is filling in as producer. They still manage to get JP on the line, who’s sick as a dog and still getting complaints from his wife. Shek also lists his favorite free appetizers, and Feeny talks about a pizza recipe he created. The guys also discuss the results of the Best Trilogy poll, and bring up the best and worst moments from the Superman series.Wrapping up the show, at long last another installment of Double Ds… this time a medical drama entitled DR. Doubleton has taken acting lessons in advance of today’s presentation, which Shek ultimately declares a ‘deviant, macabre mess’.


Episode LV

Feeney is back in the studio! The guys catch up on the last couple weeks, and attempt to talk about their Thanksgiving Holiday break. Shek also proposes DOT Lunchboxes and crew jackets, and talks about his horrible Chanukah memories from childhood. Feeney talks about the Carbonite figurines they all got, and the guys enter a debate comparing Lord of the Rings to Star Wars. They also talk to Donovan about Doubleton being MIA, and wonder when the next episode of Double Ds will be ready. Shek lists the best players to wear #55, and discusses the Yankees decision to let Derek Jeter go. After listening to a few fan submitted songs, Feeney finally unveils the latest performance of the DOT Players. The guys reenact the long lost original ending to a classic sports film, and discuss the upcoming Shekie awards.