Jay & Silent Bob Get Old

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Jay & Silent Bob Get Old
Presentation
Hosted by Kevin Smith
Jason Mewes
Genre Comedy
Language English
Updates Wednesday
Length Approximately 1 hour
Production
Audio format MP3
No. of episodes 213
Publication
Original release August 19, 2010 – present
Provider SModcast.com
Website SModcast.com Jay & Silent Bob Get Old

Jay & Silent Bob Get Old is a weekly podcast featuring filmmaker Kevin Smith and actor Jason Mewes. Released each Wednesday, the podcast features Jason Mewes talking about his drug addictions and sexual adventures.[1][2][3] The podcast has toured across the United States and internationally to Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom.[1][2][4][5] iTunes named the podcast one of the best podcasts of 2010.[1][6]

Format[edit]

The podcast is designed to keep Mewes sober and started several months after Mewes regained his sobriety following a relapse (Vicodin for surgery). He has been sober since June 28, 2010.[2][7][8][9] One of the issues Smith and Mewes have while doing the podcast, is audiences expect them to come in character, while in reality it is styled after a conversation.[1][2][3][9][10][11] Another common feature, known as "Let Us Fuck", involves Mewes and audience members demonstrating fake sex positions.[2][10] Thanks to the success of the podcast and Mewes remaining clean, he has been able to buy a house.[10]

Travel and charity[edit]

Originally the podcast was based at Universal CityWalk in The Jon Lovitz Comedy Club & Podcast Theatre, until Smith and Mewes took it on tour.[12] Jay & Silent Bob Get Old's 100th podcast was recorded at The Jon Lovitz Comedy Club & Podcast Theatre and proceeds went to the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund.[9] The podcast went on tour with Jay & Silent Bob's Super Groovy Cartoon Movie in 2013.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Ackermann, John (December 7, 2011). "Everyone gets old, even Jay and Silent Bob". News1130. Retrieved 8 May 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d e Cassie, Perri (April 29, 2012). "Live Review: Jay and Silent Bob Get Old - The Palais Theatre (26.04.12)". AU review. Retrieved 8 May 2014. 
  3. ^ a b Appleford, Steve (May 10, 2013). "Kevin Smith Takes Jay and Silent Bob on the Road". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 8 May 2014. 
  4. ^ Koenig, Abby (January 6, 2012). "Jay and Silent Bob Get Old at the Alamo Drafthouse". Houston Press Blogs. Retrieved 8 May 2014. 
  5. ^ Dessau, Bruce (February 20, 2012). "Jay & Silent Bob Get Old, Hammersmith Apollo - review". London Evening Standard. Retrieved 8 May 2014. 
  6. ^ Savard, Rita (December 25, 2011). "Silent Bob to speak in city podcast". Lowell Sun. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  7. ^ Miller, Ken (August 10, 2011). "Jason Mewes discusses TMI, working with jerk celebrities and whether we'll ever see Jay and Silent Bob again". Las Vegas Sun. Retrieved 23 February 2016. 
  8. ^ Breathes, William (January 30, 2013). "Jay and Silent Bob's POTcast: Jason Mewes talks about addiction, weed and getting old". Denver Westword Blogs. Retrieved 8 May 2014. 
  9. ^ a b c Hayden, Mark (January 29, 2013). "Watch Jay & Silent Bob 'Get Old' - Comedy duo to visit FLC, will shed light on success, failures". The Durango Herald. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  10. ^ a b c Wilson, P.F, (May 15, 2012). "Silent Bob Speaks Up Kevin Smith talks podcast, 'getting old'". Citybeat Cincinnati. Retrieved 8 May 2014. 
  11. ^ Gilbey, Ryan (June 3, 2014). "Kevin Smith: 'If podcasts were movies I'd be up there with Spielberg'". The Guardian. Retrieved 7 June 2014. 
  12. ^ Skye Fadroski, Kelli (November 16, 2011). "Jay & Silent Bob head to San Juan Capistrano". Orange County Register. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  13. ^ Gaug, Andrew (May 16, 2013). "'Jay and Silent Bob' coming to KC". St. Joseph News-Press. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 

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