Who Cares About the Rock Hall?

A podcast about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame hosted by comedians Joe Kwaczala and Kristen Studard. He's a long-time devotee. She's a skeptic. Join them as he attempts to get her (and their guests) to care about this institution. Proud part of Pantheon - the podcast network for music lovers.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h18m. Bisher sind 270 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 14 days 2 hours 45 minutes

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BONUS EPISODE - A Defense of The Moody Blues


In this very first bonus episode, Joe tries to make a case for The Moody Blues' induction, so that Kristen can stop being so mad about it.


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 June 20, 2018  38m
 
 

Special Announcement!


No new episode this week, but Joe & Kristen have a fun announcement. Also included is something special from the archives!


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 August 17, 2018  14m
 
 

episode 1: Pixies w/ Nate Fernald


Comedian Nate Fernald (The Late Late Show) joins Joe & Kristen for the podcast's very first episode. Joe attempts to break down what exactly the Rock Hall is and how it operates, as Kristen laughs in his face. The upcoming 2018 induction is discussed, and the Pixies are evaluated as a potential future inductee. The very original game "Identify That Popular Song in a Competitive Situation" is debuted and played.


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 April 14, 2018  1h26m
 
 

episode 2: The Replacements w/ Paul Brittain


Actor and comedian Paul Brittain (SNL) joins Joe & Kristen in this (the second!) episode. Overall, Joe is still attempting to get Kristen on-board with this whole idea. They react to the news of the 2018 induction ceremony, which featured some truly wild shit. They evaluate the worthiness of The Replacements as potential inductees and play another round of "Identify This Popular Song in a Competitive Situation."


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 April 20, 2018  1h38m
 
 

episode 3: Dick Dale w/ Greg Behrendt


Joe & Kristen welcome comedian/author Greg Behrendt (Walking the Room, He's Just Not That Into You) to the podcast. Somehow they get on a tear where they're really roasting The Moody Blues, as Joe begrudgingly tries to make a case for them. They also discuss the impact/influence of surf guitar pioneer Dick Dale and if he deserves a spot in the Hall...


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 April 27, 2018  1h29m
 
 

episode 4: The Prodigy w/ Anna Seregina


Comedian Anna Seregina joins Joe & Kristen on the podcast this week. Much of the episode is spent recapping Joe's attempts to get into the 2017 induction ceremony. Also, the '90s techno, big-beat group The Prodigy is evaluated in terms of their rock hall worthiness. Damn, Daniel.


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 May 4, 2018  1h27m
 
 

episode 5: 2018 Induction Ceremony w/ Jamison Webb


Joe & Kristen welcome comedian/actor Jamison Webb (The Second City) to talk about the Hall. Like Joe, Jamison is actually invested in this institution and has been for a while! This upsets Kristen. The bulk of this episode is dedicated to recapping and reviewing the HBO broadcast of the 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, featuring inductees The Cars, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Dire Straits, Nina Simone, The Moody Blues, and Bon Jovi.


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 May 11, 2018  1h39m
 
 

episode 6: Toto w/ Scott Gairdner


Joe & Kristen welcome the very funny writer/director Scott Gairdner (Conan, Moonbeam City) to talk about studio musician supergroup and '80s hitmakers Toto. The Hall's stance on country music is discussed, as well as its consistent snubbing of some of music's greatest divas. Do they also somehow manage to shit on The Moody Blues in this one? Yes.


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 May 18, 2018  1h39m
 
 

episode 7: Foo Fighters w/ Allie Goertz


Musician/writer Allie Goertz joins Joe & Kristen to talk about Foo Fighters. Also discussed is Allie's father's 80s cover band (Knyght Ryder) as well as Jeff Lynne's ELO and if any women like The Who. Almost nothing rude is said about The Moody Blues. Almost.


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 May 25, 2018  1h37m
 
 

episode 8: Liz Phair w/ Emma Koenig


Emma Koenig, author of the new book MOAN, swings by the studio to talk to Joe & Kristen about alt-rock goddess Liz Phair. They also go through some of Vulture writer Bill Wyman's ranking of all the Rock Hall inductees. And the gang plays a game at the end! Wow.


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 June 1, 2018  1h40m