Comedian Tom Kelly explores several theories on airplane armrest etiquette. Several airline armrest theories are explored including the “Jim Jefferies” theory. What are the rules for the MIDDLE SEAT? What are the rules for sharing space on a place “in this new age”? Plus did you know airlines don’t owe you an armrest?
Will Smith Apologizes again for the Chris Rock incident. Is this apology better than previous attempts? Ryan Peterson of WTEN news joins the Tom Kelly Show for some in depth analysis. Tom Kelly lays out new standards for Will Smith to be forgiven. PLUS: the Choco Taco and how inflation is killing the Ice Cream Man
Thoughts on Shark Week. Behind the scenes on Good Morning America’s Mackelmore concert, Signs You Are Not A Beach Person, a beautiful piece of Fan Mail, Adult Truth or Dare, the price of Pizza . . . and MURDER.
Ben Rosenfeld is a Russian born US comedian with a huge following on TikTok. How do American audiences treat Ben after finding out he is from Russia? As an immigrant, why did Ben give up a career in management to be a stand up comedian? Plus thoughts on the TikTok algorithm. Do Americans care more about Britney Griner than Russia’s invasion of the Ukraine?
A drunk frat guy walks onto the stage during Carmen Lynch’s set. Tom Kelly carries the drunk guy upstairs and has to emceeing during the aftermath.
Is Tom Kelly a “Zaddy”? Who were Tom’s favorite audience members at the One Republic concert. Something goes wrong at a comedy show. PLUS: Things Tom does not want to hear from good looking people AND How do you define a 2022 moment? YouTube friends Note: There is no video for this podcast! BUT there’s a lot of great and fun audio content.
A great weekend of Tom Kelly sneaking a Covid test out of the house. Will Tom test positive for Covid? What does it mean when you send your best? What is the bar in your town that you always “wind up at”? Plus a tour of Jones Beach Field 6 and Tom Rains On Parades!
Janette Barber is a former Sirius XM radio and Food Network host. She was a Supervising Producer and Head Writer at the Rosie O’Donnell Show. She is a New York Times best selling author. She was a stand up comedian and mentor to Tom Kelly. She talks to Tom about the importance of not just keeping it real but creating a “Perception of Success.”
Tom Kelly met Kalea McNeill at the Improv comedy club in Los Angeles. Kalea McNeill is a stand up comic known for her roles on SWAT and as Hanifa on Crazy Ex Girlfriend. Kalea McNeill talks with Tom about how as a black, gay, celibate woman, she has a sense a clear sense of self and knows exactly who she is!
Tom Kelly and filmmaker Steve Burger nostalgically explore Massapequa New York’s Sunrise Mall. The Sunrise Mall was an icon on Long Island’s Nassau / Suffolk border. The mall has declined as online shopping has cut into retail. It’s dancing the line between “ghost mall” and soon to be closed mall. Over the years, the Sunrise Mall has been a home to Sears, JC Penny, Macy’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Walmart, Stern’s, Woolworth, a movie theater, and countless other “mall stores”. The mall’s owners Urban Edge Properties are not renewing leases as they expire and are planning to redevelop the property but have not yet announced specific plans.