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All you want to do is sit in a cafe and quietly enjoy this podcast when you can, I have a tall Hemi Demi semi half caf McClarty. Oh, and can you serve in a macchiato class?

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Oh, give me strength.

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Cut the nonsense and keep it real. With Trebor, pick up a refreshing boost of Creber extra strong mints or a cherry trees of Borshoff mints.

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You know how people play Sudoku or crossword puzzles to keep their brain sharp?

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Yes, I read something that was like when you have a few minutes, write out all 50 states and you're like a few minutes, a few hours.

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So embarrassed to admit. But sometimes when I have like a couple of minutes, you know, and I'm like, oh, I need to work on my brain. I write out all of the states and I like challenge myself.

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I would love it if you're like, I only get to 20 and I cannot remember 30 others.

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So I always feel really accomplished now. I always feel like I'm like I got the list out and then I count it up and I'm like, forty eight.

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New Hampshire. Like Wyoming. I'm sorry. I'm sorry.

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Yeah, you're up but you feel bad. Yeah. I'm like, oh so how did I forget South Dakota. I put North Dakota. It was right there. How could I.

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I don't know.

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I know if I how well I would do. Our producer Nick is do doing like the state song. I don't even know what the fucking state song. Mama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado. I bet if I did learn the state song, I could probably crush the states because then you are you have a jingle that goes with it that makes it way sing the same way you sing the ABCs in that fucking rhythm. And you'll never know another way to say them.

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Yeah. Or like, say, the Pledge of Allegiance. I can only write it out if I say it out loud and like put my hand over my heart and stand up at your desk and stand up on my desk.

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We had to do that and say a prayer because I went to a private Catholic school.

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Uh, did anybody not say the prayer? Would you get in trouble if you didn't?

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This was not that. No. If you went to that school, you were like Catholic. I think you're right.

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I don't know if you had to be Catholic. Maybe you did. I don't know what the rules were.

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But if you're there, you're there to pray. You are there to participate in prayer.

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And it was fun. You know, it was fun to stand up and salute the flag and say, hey, I'm I like this country.

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And basically, that's what they're saying every day going, guys, before we get started, can you guys just stand up and say, you really like the country a lot? OK, thank you. Now say that you like religion. And now let's learn the 50 states. Do not forget South Dakota.

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And we're only going to teach you the version of the history that we feel comfortable teaching version of the history of.

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Now, let's all open our history books called the Bible and let's learn about what definitely did happen.

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No matter how absurd it sounds, they will find the wood from Noah's Ark. They will if you give them a chance to look for it like we've talked about it.

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There is an ark in Kentucky there. There's taxpayers paid for it.

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Yeah, it was built, really built. And this is what Noah's Ark looked like.

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And taxpayers. Penny, can you walk through it? Participated in that if you're like. Yeah, but I don't believe in that. You're going to pay for it.

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No. I think separates church and state.

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It doesn't need to exist. I think the to merge is delightful.

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Yeah. Scovel twenty twenty four. Twenty twenty four. You guys want to know my platform before we get started. You're going to know the fifty states and you're going to be able to say them in less than a minute. That's ten extra seconds per cent. Ten extra seconds to get through fifty.

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That's your presidential platform. Yeah.

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I hope one of our listeners really knows this stuff and is like these two. I don't think they do know the states.

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Louisiana, Indianapolis, Indiana. I'm Columbus is the capital of Ohio.

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Oh, God. You guys, you're in for a treat today. We are so lucky to have him here. I have worked with him on a show. You have seen the NBC workplace comedy known as Superstore. He is a actor, an actor. He is a writer. He is a producer, which if you're in this business, you know, that's called a motherfucking triple threat.

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I love this guy. He makes me laugh. He's so good on Superstore. And we we frequent dodgeball together.

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Used to forever. Cool. I didn't know that. That's fun. Ladies and gentlemen, please give it up for dodgeball star Colton Dunn.

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Colt, what if this is how cheesy that much culture makes you do? Tell me about being a dad. Yeah.

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Does it all come from. How do you get to where you are?

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How how are you doing? How is quarantine?

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How is your life. How mentally. Yeah. Where where are we all at as we record these podcasts meant to bring joy and laughter during the and intensely turbulent time in ridiculous time. Yes. In I don't know how old you guys are, but I'm seven.

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It's just you're 17. OK, well, it's only going to get crazy.

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I'm a 13 year old work for Ruthie and I are level influencers raising an age that you are not just inherently funny, it's just something like I am ninety eight and you know, but there's like this certain number you can go to with the joke, like if you go way too high or too low, but if it's kind of slightly off so funny, it's kind of a fun target.

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Like what's the number to hit with the biggest laugh. Yeah.

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Every comedian should know their funny age. No right side.

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You're going to want to know and always add one as you age keeps working. Yeah.

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It's, it's a wild it's just such a crazy time. And, you know, obviously being being a parent is weird during this time and I'm sure we'll talk about that.

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But yeah, you know, we brought up our Web site, you idiot. We don't talk about parenting it all go down. Fight. Colten, you have two children, is that correct? I do.

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And I have two kids now, yeah. Are you sleeping again? Is there sleep available yet? Yeah, I well, first of all, in true dad fashion, I'm a very good sleeper. I will get my sleep in.

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It does. I think it does upset my wife a little bit because nothing stops me from getting my sleep. I fall asleep and it doesn't matter what happens, I don't wake up.

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God, I wish I had that.

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So I've been I've been a little bit luckier now, you know, we're breastfeeding. So we're so.

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Ah, so we are able to this tag team like talian.

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So, you know, the reason I bring that up, Ruthe, is that people here, you people aren't breastfeeding when a couple is not breastfeeding.

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If they're doing a formula or something, then a lot of times then the dad will get up in the middle of a middle of the night feeding. Well, yeah, I'll have to do that because we're trying to do the breastfeeding. But I do get up, I do get up earlier and do kind of the mornings that my wife can kind of sleep in a little bit. Oh, that's good. You know, we're getting sleep and he's doing a good job sleeping.

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Yeah. Like oh cool. He figured it out, he's doing his naps, he's getting long sleep and then the next day he doesn't want to sleep at all. And you think you've ruined everything.

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It's a little bit of a twilight zone in the sense that you start to forget your own identity and your own rhythm and pattern and suddenly you are just whatever you're subjected to, whatever schedule this kid's emotions decide. That's what's dictated as like the day in the the night are like, oh, my God, the kids screaming and then just becomes a detective game of what could it be.

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And then you land on diaper and you could it was so simple the whole time. Could have been the clothing. That's right. But she's doing that because that's what you have to do. You got to change it. Then you've wasted. Maybe it could be something else. Could it be anything else? And then it usually is always diaper.

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Don't you hate it when you throw out a diaper and it's not even ruined and all you like immediately revert back to some like old school parenting where like now we're just wasting this diaper.

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This is like we can afford more diapers. It's not about principle. What about the environment?

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So let me ask you this. When you were younger, did you what was your vision of yourself on the future? Were you like, I will one day be a dad? Like, what was it like that family life where you're like, I'm a dad or, you know, I'm I'm in my family. And one day I'm going to have kids like, did you want kids?

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Was kids like in your like are you where you thought you'd be?

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Well, I had to be careful because my kids will probably hear this someday. Now, this is not one of those popular podcasts. OK, I'm podcast.

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We're just we're just hanging out. Yeah. This is oh, you're the only who will ever hear this episode, OK?

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No, absolutely not.

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There's you know, and I do I think about it all the time about how much has changed.

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Probably for me in the last six or seven years here, yeah, that there would have been no way that I thought that I was going to be a dad or a parent, you know.

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Yeah. Or married, you know, for that matter. I think there's part of that is kind of culturally as a comedian and as an actor, you get very sort of focused on your own thing.

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So those those things, those things start to seem like they just be distractions. But it is it's pretty amazing about how quickly it's just like, well, this is what it is and I'm cool with it and I like it now. And but it definitely was not, you know, I definitely was was one of those people who thought I was never going to have kids. And I was fine with that.

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For me personally, I went through this up and down thing of being like being raised in the South. I was like, oh, I'll have a ton of kids. That's what you do.

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You get married when you're twenty two and you bought, you have a job and then you buy a house like stuff that is so wildly not at all who I became. And then I was like, oh yeah, I'll have kids. And then when I started comedy I was like, oh I can't have a kid, what am I going to do with the kid? And then my wife and I were like, are we going to try to have kids?

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And then we find they're like, All right, let's try. And if it's not happening, let's just be a really cool aunt and uncle who travel a lot.

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And I yeah, I my my daughter will maybe also hear this one day. And I, I got to say, it's, it's heartbreaking where we ended up.

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Oh you know.

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Oh my God, sweetie, you know, I'm kidding. You know, I'm joking. I love you so much.

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You know what, they need to know the truth and you know, like they're going to relate to it. You know, it's so funny that you brought up the travel thing because, you know, you like this, your wife. But we have a couple real friend couples who don't have kids. And we'll just go on there.

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We'll just go on their Instagram.

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We're like, oh, cool. They went to Paris again just to get. Oh, just to get some Paris. Oh, just for some sandwiches. Oh that's wonderful.

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Oh it's so quiet now.

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My mind's even more. I'll look at Instagram be like, oh they went to the beach today in town because it's awesome.

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It's the idea of like you know because it's not so much the single people I have no issue with.

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We look, you look at the look on their Instagram, I think. Good. They're traveling. They're doing that. You're safe. You're safe. When you see when you see another another couple that is is living that that life.

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It's so upsetting because having kids very expensive.

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So it's kind of like it has to miss Carol. Yeah. Yeah.

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So so having like a dual dual income loses all of its joy when you have a kid.

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And but then when you see these people who have dual incomes and they're like what we want. Yeah. Shit. Oh yeah.

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And they have sensible cars and you're like why don't buy a Porsche, you know, for doors.

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You don't have a kid, you don't have a thirty thousand dollar child. Yeah.

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I mean it's just I don't think people talk enough about what it costs to actually bring a life into the world like insurance helping you out. But you look at that hospital bill and you're like, oh, this is just to continue our species.

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Yeah, it's like, sorry guys. It was twenty five grand for that.

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Did you what did you guys do? And then you see some people, they're like, yeah, no, we didn't make it to the hospital and the dad just had to give birth at the side of the road.

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I don't say five thousand dollars and all you thought is like, oh God, why didn't we try to do that? What side of the road birthing. Yeah. And so yeah, he's so cheap.

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I don't know what the success rate is on those deliveries, but I feel like they're pretty. I think what we're learning is like they had it's not that hard to do. Yes. He's got to push the baby out. But if you got to be the one to help, it's like, look, the baby's going to start breathing. It's fine.

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Do you guys think that now that you're both dads, like it's changed your motivation from when you were younger and doing comedy and acting and like now that you have a family, like you didn't think that I called and you didn't think you were going to ever become a dad and now you do. But like you're still performing and acting and have a great career and you're doing all that. So did your motivation change around that? Like now that you're a dad?

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You know, I mean, sure. I think it definitely changes, you know, and there's sort of kind of this sort of unspoken, sometimes spoken idea with a lot of comedians at least, that having kids means that you're just done. Then you. Yeah, you might as well be set up or you.

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I think it's why I asked you that, because, like, it's I want to hear some inspiration for people who might be listening that think like, you know, in their early 20s. And like, I'm never going to focus on having a relationship because all I hustling right now so hard is a career career.

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You got to be. But I think that I mean, I think it changes. But it also, you know, it grows because, you know, my motivation is still there now. I'm really motivated because I. I can't I can't fail now. Yeah. Yeah. Like, there's not really, you know.

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Right. Yeah. You know, before a kid it's like, OK, I guess if I fail I could just, you know, teach some improv classes or go get, you know, who cares. The only person who's going to suffer is me. But, you know, now you're you know that if I have two kids and the responsibilities and if you could just you know, we just I think the I think the job is just to work to use that responsibility and that anxiety you get from responsibility and try to turn that into motivation and focus on what what it is that you're good at.

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Yeah, I think that's well said. I think that motivation I think specifically in the world of art, in the world of comedy, you really start to use it as motivation because there's very few guaranteed paychecks. And I I think there's already this motivation. And you guys can both speak to this. There's of this motivation of when you're in art or in comedy specifically, you're already like, well, how far can this go?

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Like as a kid, did you do was there a picture in your mind of like, I want to be in movies, I want to be on TV, I want to be a live performer, I want to be funny. Like, do you feel like that was something like as a kid you recognized that you wanted that and you started heading towards it? Or was this like sort of a later in life kind of revelation?

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I mean, I think right away I knew that I wanted to I just wanted to do comedy. I wanted to do improv comedy. I thought that that was the funniest thing in the world. And, you know, when you're young, like, there's not a lot of forward thinking. So I wasn't thinking, like, I'm going, I want to do this and I'm going to get good at it and try to make a job out of it.

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It was literally like, this is fun to do and this is what I want to do.

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And and what age at what age you like around what it is all this time. Yeah, yeah, yeah.

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So last year you guys just last year, do you remember the first thing that you had seen that you were like, I want to do this.

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The first comedy that I saw it was yeah. How many sports show kind of sports. Minneapolis in uptown Minneapolis. And it was a short form improv comedy show. Yeah.

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Let me ask you this. Did you see short form and go, oh my God, I want to do that? And then when you saw long form, did you go, wait, what the fuck? I want to do that?

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Because that's what I went through. I was like, wait, what is this other version?

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Well, you know, it's actually funny because so I started doing short form and and when I first saw long form improv, it wasn't good. You know, the first the first few long form shows that I saw in Minnesota, this is the UCB wasn't around then. You know, I don't believe that.

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I think long form is always very, very good. It's not good.

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You know, and that's also the thing, too, is that, you know, it had this the people who were doing it had this very like this is long form. And so, you know, you know, take this take some notes and then they walk out it.

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I'd be like and I'd be like, this is not funny. And when you're your kids, if they were like, Dad, I think I'm going to get into improv. What's your response?

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He didn't do it. Did I think I'm going to I'm going to study it.

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Yeah, well, by the time your kids are old enough, there's probably going to be like an associates degree at UCB that's available.

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Yeah, they're good. Well, colleges won't exist anymore. Yeah. Yeah. No one can afford to go to college, so that makes sense. Yeah.

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I think I definitely would have no problem with my kids learning the art form improvisation. Yeah. I think that's fun.

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As far as like specifically trying to do improv comedy, I it would be up to them if they loved doing it then then I'd support it.

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But I'm not going to I'm not one of those parents. It's like do what I did. Yeah. Yeah.

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What either of you guys put your kids in like show business and have them be child performers? That's a good question. I. If they really show, like I know Elliot or his daughter loves a dance and loves to sing, yeah, we can talk about is that you've had because I, I, you know, if superstores like Caulton, here's what we need.

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We want to be thinking about doing this. What are your thoughts. What are you like now. My kid is that's out of bounds for a certain number of years. No. If. Well OK. So you're talking about if they, if they basically book one of my kids on to ask only like like like straight to offer.

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Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah. Maybe take that job. That's different.

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That's different than having them audition and learn. You know I have to go out for meet and greets and all the bullshit.

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You're going to be the best agent. You're right. So but but you know, that's a tough one to get it.

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I go back. What I said before is it would I have to let it be up to them? If you know, the one cool thing I will say, I think I think it was a DJ. Kallet did this.

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You know, he the last album that he had, he made his son the executive producer of the album, right?

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Yes. And so I don't know anything about this. So so if you if you look at his last his last album, basically he his son is the executive producer on this album. His son is a baby. Yeah. Yeah.

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OK, and but because of that, his son now has all gets all the royalties and all the rights.

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So they're just going into an account, you know, until he's older, you know. So that's that's like. Sure. If it's, you know, superstar wanted to put, you know, my son to see he was going to get his union card and have money and residuals going into his account.

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In your own impression of what kind of dad you are, what was your relationship with your dad? Do you think there's any of that that has filtered into how you are as a dad or motivated by that or inspired by that or.

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Oh, I think so. My dad wasn't really around, so I grew up pretty much without a dad. And so I think that does, you know, and and actually, my daughter lives in New York with her mom right now and and she's four. Oh, cool.

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You're going to do I thought you're going to do and she's forty. She's seventy six. Yeah. You had her in the late fifties I think.

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Benjamin Button disease. We're working on it. Yeah. Yeah.

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But definitely not having my father involved has definitely made me more proactive in making sure that I stay involved in my daughter's life. So yes. You know, and so, you know, I when she was born, actually, I got an apartment in in Brooklyn for the first two years and I would fly back and forth once a month, you know, to spend some time with her. Then once she could travel out here, you know, she came out here pretty much every month, you know, but eventually, as soon as covid happened, we asked I had to cancel one visitation.

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And, you know, you know, it's just not that safe right now for that kind of travel.

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Do you think that she fully grasps and understands, like, oh, yeah, this is how viral diseases work.

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Did she know how to fix it, is what I'm saying? Is she like a Doogie Howser of sorts? Yeah, yes. Yes. She's a little computer working in a lab every day, I guess. Yeah, yeah.

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Because if she's not, I'm going to it's like, come on, contribute.

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I mean, she's definitely aware that, you know, that I haven't been able to come get her. She's aware that, you know, she doesn't go out and she does a lot of talking to with her friends online and met her, you know, her preschool and her summer school. Yeah. You know, online scams. So, you know, she's definitely aware of that. But I you know, I don't really spend too much of my time with her trying to, like, explain or get her on board with exactly what's going on with the pandemic just because, you know, it's it's a little overwhelming.

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I think so. And my daughter is like explaining it. Yeah. Is so crazy.

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Part of my worries. I just don't want you know, I don't want any my kids or any kids, really. What I'm worried about is them having been becoming germophobia and having a lot of fear.

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You know, luckily, you know, my my son is not really taking a lot in, but yeah. Four kids are four or five years old. It's you know, you're doing everything you can to try to keep some sort of normalcy for them so that they don't, you know, start going, oh, do I live in a postapocalyptic, like, stranger danger, which is for kids anyways?

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Right. And then, like now everyone's got a mask on and it's like you're moving away, man.

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Like like, yeah. You disinfect groceries before they come into the house.

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Don't like don't hug your friend if. Yeah, yeah. Things like that will make kids crazy after a while.

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And if our friend's dog runs. Is up to you, yell at it as as you can get out of it. Yeah, get out. Yeah, yeah.

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The gun I gave you and I just think your five month old right now is the most paranoid.

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Yeah, yeah, yeah. All right. Go use the guns I gave you, like. Oh, my God. My God, guns.

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You know what it's like. He's taking it serious. Yeah. You're a really good dad.

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Yeah. Me, if you said you didn't you didn't really grow up with your dad around, and I kind of didn't either. We did a little bit here and there. But like, were there other friends, dads? A lot of my friends, dads were always kind of like looking out for me and like there for graduation and stuff like that to my guy.

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Well, his dad, Jim, I always would hang out there and just always just a nice guy named Jim, you know.

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Hey, I was like, yeah, you know, he had a dog named Whiskey. Yes. He built a tree house, showed me how to canoe. He took us camping, you know, and it was a surprise.

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And it was the thing, too, is that Jim was Joel's stepfather.

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So he was already like working hard to get Joel on his right side. Yeah, I just kind of rode that way. Yeah, yeah, yeah. You're like, who is going to love you, Dad? Yes. That's like such a great deal. That's a power. Dude, your stepdad's awesome. But Joel's always like he tries a little too hard, like, yeah, it's great. But that's kind of how it was. It was like, this guy's awesome, right?

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He's a great guy. Yeah, that's my mom. Yeah. Yeah. He's not my real dad. I don't care. Bye bye. Yeah. You might be doing way better than what your real dad would have done. You should really like this. He's just like, oh my God, his dog named Wisky.

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Such a red flag.

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But it's pretty cool. Yeah.

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He told me and he taught me how to make pancakes. Oh yeah. That's cool. Yeah. Taught me how to cook pancakes. Yeah. Do you have a secret. Was it, is there any secrets like. You know what. Here's what I here's what we do in my family.

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Yeah. Yeah. I love it when someone has a secret for pancakes and there's like Chud. Yeah. It's all the same. I had a little bit of salt. Put it away Jim.

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Yeah. A little vanilla extract. I do a little bit Jim And now you're making a dessert and that's not cool.

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Yeah, it's not healthy. Yeah.

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Using sugar to buy me canoeing man that's like it was Jim Camp counselors like you by default he knew I know how to start a fire and get those outdoorsy guy.

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He knew how to do it. Oh I love that.

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Are you know, do you feel like you're outdoorsy? Like right now someone says camping. You're not allowed to get on Google before you go. Yeah.

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You've got to go for three nights. That's a cakewalk. You're allowed to take whatever you think you need.

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Easy, easy.

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I've got everything. I have all the stuff I need for camping. So what do you do? You can I mean, of course you do.

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I have not been able to camp as much in the last few years because. But I did take my daughter camping last summer for the first time. Just the two of you. Yeah, it was me and it was another dad and his son.

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Yeah. And man, that was fun. That would be so fun.

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I didn't camp like that at all. I think I asked that question out of my own knowing that I could not. So I was like, hey Rory, take your daughter, go camping. I'll be like, I don't know if we're coming back. I don't know for making you don't even have a tent. I don't even have a kid.

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So I really. You'd be good at camping, right? Yeah, I think I would.

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I think I could learn to be good at it, but I don't know that basic knowledge I didn't have I didn't have a Joel Joel to show me the ropes, maybe figure it out.

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Yeah. Colton and I, we're on a dodgeball team very briefly for a very brief amount of time. Those games got tense.

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I mean, intense hatred between adults who are playing dodgeball.

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I never nearly they have a passion in common like they are more. I think it's I find that so funny. When people fight in sports, it's like but you you probably have the most in common of most people.

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You've dedicated her life to sports. You really should talk it out. I think you guys might be best friends. Yeah. Yeah. I don't get mad at that guy.

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You're going to get mad at the only other guy who cares as much about.

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Yeah, but his uniform is different than mine. I don't think that's anything to rely on.

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I think you're talking about world peace right here, man. You're talking about bringing people together.

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I love it so much. Drama, world peace through sports, you guys. World peace through sports.

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Do you guys think that you would be like competitive dads when your kids are playing sports? And if your kids do dodgeball, it's going to be like those soccer dads or I feel I know basketball, dad.

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You know, I'm actually worried that I won't be enough. Oh, I don't know.

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I can see just sort of the way my personality is. I could just see myself not really caring that much about what they're doing and how that's and that's the right place to be.

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Yeah, right. And having to be like, oh, let me at myself up to like, OK, you're the greatest basketball game and yeah.

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I just want you know, so yeah. I don't know. We'll see. I'm going to try but I do these guys, I see guys at the park with their kids like setting up the soccer. You know, and like working with them to, like, kick stuff, and I just I just don't know if I can do that.

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My dad would play basketball with me in the backyard, and that was a huge benefit to like me caring about basketball, because I knew my dad cared about basketball and I knew my dad was good at basketball and my dad would come and watch games and stuff. But yeah, I think you're on the right path. I think it's like, look, I'll clap when we're supposed to clap and then we'll we'll look, hey, we'll be here on time.

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Yeah. That we will be here for the warm up. But I'll tell you.

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Do I have you know, if like either my kids are good, like clearly talented, there's I'm sure I'll be like, yeah, yeah, yeah.

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That's my boy. Yeah, yeah, yeah.

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I could see that almost everything my daughter gets into, I tell people I'm like, I'm not biased, but I think she's going to be like we were always like, what are you talking about?

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I'm like, I know, I know you're right.

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But I think that and I don't know why I'm maybe I'm over that for three year olds. No, Rory, she's not even doing the drills know.

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But I think that's good because then it's like you're not a lot of those dads and moms, to be fair for it. It's like projecting their things onto their kids, you know? So it's like if you're just letting your kids be and figure their thing out, I don't have kids, but that feels like the right path to be on and then be excited if they're actually really good at it. Right. Or even supportive if they're not good at it.

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Well, they're not good at it. You have to pretend to be still be excited. Yeah. Yeah, exactly. And that's even tougher. God, could you imagine. You imagine. Hey, good game right now. Truly, you want to be like, hey, why don't we go do something else. Have you been painting. There's no I don't have to come to that.

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Yeah.

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Dude, thanks so much for coming on this show and sharing all that stuff with us.

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We we have it. So yeah. Check out Superstore on NBC. Yes, definitely. Check out Superstore. And I'm willing to bet many of you have already. But that is Colton Dunn. Thank you so much. I call it awesome.

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Thanks, man. Bo Kolten, done, ladies and gentlemen, oh, god, for every listener out there who has enjoyed the show and has stayed a fan of this show, despite the fact that Ruthie and I cannot get into a studio together.

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God bless you, because I. I long for the day when we can be in a studio and generate that vibe and energy. It's going to feel so good. We'll have guests like Kolten come in here and he'll just be laughing along with us. I cannot wait for the day.

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I want to see what everybody's shoes are. I agree. And what are you wearing right now?

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I'm barefoot. I'm wearing slippers. See it? We're too comfortable. I know.

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Ladies and gentlemen, for all things Kolten, you can follow him on Instagram and Twitter at C, a, p, t, dop, and you can catch him as Garret in the sixth and final season of Superstar on NBC, which you can also see Maury Scoble in that show as well.

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