We’re on the very starting of a societal lockdown anticipated to be in impact for 2 weeks minimal, presumably extra, so as to forestall the unfold of COVID-19. While suspending main sports activities seasons, music festivals, stay exhibits, any tv program recorded with a studio viewers, and staying holed up at residence are extraordinarily needed measures to take, there’s no denying that this shit is boring, man.
I’m an introvert who picks staying residence over going out most likely near 100% of the time, and even I can verify that self isolation positively takes a toll on the ol’ psyche. I’m on week two and I spotted at the moment that I’ve change into method too emotionally invested in what goes down on the chook feeder outdoors my window after I caught myself saying, “Hey, don’t be such a greedy dick, you hogged that spot yesterday,” out loud, to 1 explicit chook that I acknowledge, whereas alone in my kitchen.
Suffice to say, I feel we’re all form of starved for leisure or, like, any form of psychological stimulation proper now.
Luckily, there are comedians on the market like Tim Heidecker who’re doing the lord’s work and offering us with quarantine content material.
Tim, joined by Vic Berger and DJ Douggpound, hosts a “weekly-ish” stay call-in present that covers all the pieces from politics and present occasions, to music, to non-public anecdotes. Basically, the three of them shoot the shit collectively and take calls from anybody who looks like dialing in (the quantity is within the video descriptions), with the assistance of various particular friends. Last week’s particular friends included John C. Reilly, Fred Armisen, and Kyle Mooney, amongst many others — and it was eight hours lengthy.
It’s really the last word selection present, most likely the one factor that may preserve me from going totally insane whereas in isolation, and positively the closest most of us will get to hanging out casually with cool-as-shit comedians like Tim Heidecker.
Here’s half one:
And half two: