Host Jimmy Smagula invites a guest to guide him through the stress of eating a food he has never tried before.
Caissie St. Onge (Busy Phillips is Doing Her Best, The Rosie O'Donnell Show) feeds Jimmy crab rangoon for the first time. They also discuss her time with David Letterman, working at The Rosie O'Donnell Show and our shared love of donuts. Jimmy's mom has low battery on her cell phone.
Orfeh (Pretty Woman, Legally Blonde, Tony and Grammy Nominee) feeds Jimmy zucchini for the first time. They also discuss highlights from their 25 year friendship, Orfeh's first broadway audition and her dedication to animal rescue. Jimmy's mom can't remember the last time she went to the movies.
Langan Kingsley (The Goldbergs, Corporate) feeds Jimmy tempeh for the first time. They also discuss encounters with various bugs, Langan's deep love of animals and the potential of a tempeh parmigiana. Jimmy's mother reveals that the highest elevation she has ever experienced was a 12th floor room at the Borgata hotel and casino.
Zachary James (The Metropolitan Opera's Akhnaten, Broadway's The Addams Family) feeds Jimmy gazpacho for the first time. They also discuss Jimmy's first exposure to opera, Zach's performing at the Metropolitan Opera and Zach's special connection to gazpacho. Jimmy's mother recaps the storylines of her favorite soap operas.
Carey O'Donnell (Heathers, Billy on the Street) feeds Jimmy octopus for the first time. They also discuss overalls going out of fashion, the intelligence of the octopus and shaving parties. Jimmy's mom proclaims that she will never run for office.
Jon Millstein (What a Day) feeds Jimmy poke for the first time. They also discuss Jon's latest fitness routine, his disdain for shrimp sushi and the feeling of a couch made of pork buns. Jimmy's mom is adamant about not joining any kind of social media.
Bridger Winegar (I Said No Gifts, The Afterparty) feeds Jimmy a gyro for the first time. They also discuss soda thieves, breakfast bars and Bridger's need for quiet. Jimmy's mom reveals that she is afraid of boats.
Candice Coke (Kevin Can F Himself) feeds Jimmy sushi for the first time. They also discuss Candice's time as a dancer for many major pop artists, her idea of a wonderful dining experience and her many healthful routines. Jimmy's mom comes to grips with her loud speaking voice.
Renika Williams (The Sex Lives of College Girls) feeds Jimmy Fried Okra for the first time. They also discuss their college experiences, Los Angeles and their shared love of french fries. All hell breaks loose when Lois' cord comes out of her iphone.
Aaron Tveit (Scmigadoon, Moulin Rouge Broadway) feeds Jimmy seitan for the first time. They also discuss working together in regional theater, Aaron's experience winning a Tony award and returning to Broadway after the Covid shutdown. Jimmy's mom has no interest in ever walking a red carpet.
Kara Klenk (That's Messed Up podcast) feeds Jimmy an artichoke for the first time. They also discuss a mysterious phone mix up, Jimmy's episode of SVU and various cheeses and dips. Jimmy's mother is stressed about rising prices at the dollar store.
Jared Goldstein (The Unicorn, Nikki Fre$h) feeds Jimmy a wheatgrass shot for the first time. They also discuss Jared's Broadway debut as a child, chiropractors and the infamous Tom Cruise coconut cake. Jimmy's mom wishes to look like Tamron Hall.
Lauren Adams (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Modern Family) feeds Jimmy dates for the first time. They also discuss the food scene in Los Angeles, the joys of adopting a dog and zoom weddings. Jimmy's mom makes a confession: she was once on a volleyball team named "The Playgirls."
Cole Escola (Search Party, At Home with Amy Sedaris) feeds Jimmy cottage cheese for the first time. They also discuss Cole's favorite NYC take out places, the dangers of chicken, and Cole's "grandma mouth." Jimmy's mom talks about her expensive haircut.
Steven Ray Morris feeds Jimmy corned beef hash for the first time. They also discuss the joys of a good diner, Steven's beginnings with My Favorite Murder and Jurassic Park. Jimmy's mom gives her advice on sustaining a fifty year marriage.
Kulap Vilaysack feeds Jimmy chicken larb for the first time. They also discuss her creating Bajillion Dollar Propertie$, her growing up Laotian in the United States and how she is working to amplify and create space for Laotian artists in Hollywood. Jimmy's mother worries about a looming chicken shortage.
Jen Spyra feeds Jimmy boba for the first time. They also discuss her new book, Big Time, Jen's unique food habits and The Sopranos. Jimmy's mother celebrates her 50th wedding anniversary.
Celisse Henderson feeds Jimmy pho for the first time. They also discuss their early days in New York, subletting the same apartment in Hells Kitchen years apart and Celisse's performance on Saturday Night Live. Jimmy's mom shares her views on different discount stores.
Yassir Lester feeds Jimmy catfish for the first time. They also discuss the intelligence of the octopus, how large a goldfish can get and what they think about zoos. Jimmy's mother struggles to remember her favorite Elvis song.
Scotty Landes feeds Jimmy pastrami for the first time. They also discuss his incredible Halloween parties, New Year's Eve in New York City and Jimmy's fear of horror films. Jimmy's mom can't help but admire her new haircut.
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