WTF Podcast

Episode 327 - Jimmie Walker

Jimmie Walker brings comedy history into the garage. Before there was J.J. on Good Times, Jimmie tells Marc about his experiences in the early days of the comedy boom and his interaction with up-and-comers like Richard Pryor, Steve Martin, Jay Leno, David Letterman and many more. This episode is sponsored by Tribeca Film, presenting Tim Heidecker in The Comedy. Also sponsored by LegalZoom and Comedy Central.


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Will February 06, 2013 at 8:35 am

Lou Adler was not the head of A&M records. That was Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss, although Adler’s Ode records were distributed through A&M. Adler did direct Cheech and Chong’s “Up In Smoke,” though, while also producing everyone from Carole King to Sam Cooke.

Guest February 28, 2013 at 6:35 pm

“Well, you know ... Whitey sucks, and, it’s Black Panther time ...”

I’ve taken to muttering this to myself in the same detached, bored way he says it. Hilarious.