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I Chuck to get us updated on scores and finals around major league baseball and other sports news, are Johnny so currently going on. We got the brewers up three one over the pirates top of the ninth. Mariners and Astros. A tighter five in Bama, the seven Don Bax in giants are scoreless in a Bama third as an angel scoreless in the top of the fourth Padres are being the carnal seven one in the Bama. The second earlier today. Arron judge threw for two touchdowns. In the Red Sox. Seventeen thirteen the Orioles blanked to Indians thirteen nothing Blue Jays over the Royal seven five year. Braves over the Mets five four do we do? We love to bitch left the Mets or what I mean. It doesn't end all. Johnny also debris is currently up thirteen games on the Mets thirteen one three that's beautiful back to the scores. The raise beat the Rangers five to tires over the national some five cubs. Shut out the reds six nothing Marlins beat the Phillies nine six twins over the White Sox. Ten three and the Rockies. Just beat the dodgers five three. All right. Why didn't you tell me there's some NHL news to this Pittsburgh forward? Phil kessel has been traded to the west. He will be joined the Arizona coyotes in a deal that included Alex cow Chinook and a prospect about that. All right. A little hockey news. This show is hockey. In John's, always wanna welcome to the show on the gotta go to moz call in line, Steve Hoffstetter. He's one of the well known comedians out there has on YouTube Twitter everywhere, he travels, everywhere, they call them, the hardest working guy in showbiz. Steve, welcome to talking sports on a Saturday evening. Hey, I appreciate you have me, although I take the idea that the Mets losing his thumb. Not actually only watched the first six innings of the game as far as I know they are in, I. Because they never lose their always winning by the six. Thinning does a real good. I don't know if you've seen them, they're, they're real good. There's I think my TV shuts off before the. There are no bullpen issues in your world, right? Yeah, yeah, everything worked out, you know, they traded for. Save. You know, I mean familiar hell he was, you know, one of the better. Franchise history. Just a couple of years ago. I'm sure he's up to peak form though. I'm sure everything's just fine. Otherwise. I won't do that. So Steve, I know you live out Los Angeles. And I'm assuming that's where you're coming to us from your New York guy. Right. Where are you from I am born in queens of can be back that way soon? I'm at the stress factory in Bridgeport Connecticut into week. And, you know, I try to come back east whenever I can be big New York sports fan. I have a bit of a weird mix of teams. Well, those don't, don't share those yet, and I'm gonna tell you why. Because at the end of this interview, you and I are gonna play little rapid fire. So I have a few of those questions. So save those, I'm sorry. They do that to you. So let me I'm reading your resume here. And I have to tell you, you know, it's impressive. I mean I I'm not gonna read this whole list that I took off your website. But how do you get involved in so many things from things from CBS late night? All you have books out there. You have you. You're involved with major league baseball. You've been on MLB network, a few times, I've seen you you'd just get out there is Russell working hard for your. You're everywhere. Well whoever made up the stuff in that resume to find jobs. I know. I mean it really just it's a piecemeal career. That's kind of how it works for Cardi now. You know, gone are the days that you could do at ten minute radio call in the morning and then sell out the whole week. You know, you kind of have to reach people everywhere. It's a very fragmented audience now. And so, you know, you do a lot of different stuff. Also, I wasn't sports guy. I started out as a sports writer. That's what I intended to do. And then I kind of realized very quickly that's hard to do that and stay fan and I wanted to keep that. And so every bit of sports work, I've done since then has been with not that much access purposefully. Even when I wrote a conference Sports Illustrated. Can set foot in the locker room because I wanted to write it from the perspective of fan. No cheering note sharing in the press box. First game. The first game I covered I was seventy years old. I wasn't even supposed to be open up to get a credential, and I covered a Knicks game, and it was Christopher Reeves first public appearance, after he got parallel. Wow. Superman coming back from the brink and the entire MSG stand up and applaud, and I was the only one of the press box plotting and right down. I was like this is a problem. And by the way, a graduate of Columbia, smart guy, here, graduate Columbia University. He was he was a columnist for their for their daily. He's written for maxim ESPN Sports Illustrated. I mean and and I love watching. And they say he looks like just the other comedian, Michael Rapaport kind of. Another read Jewish New Yorker. Well, it's funny you're talking to a guy who's, who's a Jewish guy who's actually born and raised in Atlanta. But you and I, we both have I used to have read here. I got divorced, and it became great, okay? I thought you were a thing. She got your red hair. She tried. She tried. But that's, that's not the one thing that I would give into. So if you go on YouTube, and you watch Steve stuff, which is fabulous, one of the one of the greatest things I love and, and you focus on it a lot is being heckled. And I was watching some hecklers the other day, and, you know, the way you handle that you come back with them with dry humor. And I think it's just fabulous. But when I questioned at two things one, what's the worst heckler you've ever had to deal with in two? I wonder when these people heckle you over something, you said, do they realize Radha comedy thing to let their blue their belt loose a little bit because some of the hecklers that you get it's like just stupid? First of all, yes, they are. You could go to go see art and be like I'm the art like that. You're, you're dummy. It's the same people who are like, I'm going to run on the field. And everyone gotta love that. But no, you're going to delay the game. And everybody's gonna hate that. Don't think step ahead of what they're doing. And so people sometimes because my heckler stuff has gone has gone viral. I've had people like Domeisen me go, you know, I'm gonna come to you and Connecticut and ahead go right back. And I'll be like, don't author you out and I won't hear the quick and and you've had thrown them out or Hatem thrown out. And by the way, your pace it with it, by the way, I thought, I saw land of the guy was talking about the Georgia BULLDOGS yada, yada, yada, patient. You're really patient. I ended his relationship. Well, I mean, in fairness, he ended his little put down the hill. I think that I think the part of the key is be as patient as possible. I start the only like okay you have to go is when I realized that they're not learning. They're less than it. All right. The time. Someone fires at you and you fire back and then they're like, oh, I don't have this kind of artillery, but every now and then they're just like, who cares? They're firing me butter night. And then, that's when you just go, okay, this person has to be removed because there's no winning this. And they're they don't know that they don't even know that. There's a fight let alone that they've lost. And that's really stupid news comes in and, and the other one I saw was a woman or doing about having twenty babies and how. Clip was it was at the end of I was filming a comedy special, and it came at the way end, we film. We knew we had enough. And so this one I was super calm because gloom nervous going in. And you know, you get what you need, and, you know, and this is at the end, we're literally, the only reason I'm taking questions at this point is because we needed to kill while they're signing releases like while the audience, while the people who are featured releases my buddy getting Joe open for me was like, hey, what did he come up here? And you guys can ask them whatever questions you want. And then this one woman was so mad. And I was like, how did this, first of all, how are you? Of my second of all. How is it that you at the manors to wait until after was done being filmed? Not the matters to like shut up with your grievances and just deal with it. So it was really weird. Crazy. All right. Let's play. Let's, let's listen. You see Steve he's coming into the east coast. Actually looks like next week. He'll be at the, the stress factory writing to go city field. Distress. Emporium. Different. But he'll be July eleventh twelfth and the thirteenth that should be a lot of fun. Do you stay on the east coast? When you do that or your head. Right back over to LA on their head right back. Last time I was in town. I did ten days. It's kind of Auburn around New York, New jersey, but on this one I picked up this after I already had on the west coast. But on my way there in between now and then I'm going to the all star game. Wonderful. That's in what Cleveland right? Yeah. See, I get to see pita Lonzo croon his home runs as anybody in the derby. Does. After that thing you watch the numbers after that, if I was a team, you know, certainly a team in the pennant race. I'm not letting guys do that. Yeah. But luckily enough. Sunderland issue for us. I'm just curious. I'd like to ask I used to do a little stand up. John John's prank calls on the I'm just I'm always curious to ask comedians. What their processes? How do you how do you work, especially since you're so you have a sports background? Do you work that in and how do you process? Well, how do you process your material? There are sports references peppered throughout my act. You know, I joke about that, about the idea of, like you can't really go too far into sports because like a hockey fan won't get basketball joke. Fan. We'll get a NASCAR joke. A NASCAR fan won't get anything. Here and there like, when I did, like a joke about addiction, and I may Darrell strawberry and you know that was one where it's like you didn't need to get the records to get the joke. Right. Darrell strawberry. So Steve, let's play a little rapid fire here. And I wrote yet questions down, just based on some things that you and I or whatever having common. Please don't get offended by any of them because I laugh at myself all the time. Can't wait. Here we go your favorite Jewish holiday. I don't really have one anymore. Okay. I by my favorite Jewish holiday is then my family, baby. New Yorker Los Angeles..