Why That's Funny

By Wilton Mackabee and Captain John

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Two guys from New Jersey just hanging out.

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Why That's Funny - Episode 69 - Goodbye 2018 Forever
01:01:56

Wilt and Captain John discuss 2018 and bid goodbye to a dumb year. They also talk about Christmas Presents and religion as well. 

 

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Thank you to everyone who listened to us this year! We're looking forward to 2019!
We will be back in mid-January. 
 
 
Dec 28, 2018
Why That's Funny - Episode 68 - It's Called a Woofy
01:02:11

Wilt and Captain John catch up and discuss the holidays. John advises Wilt on happiness. 

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Dec 18, 2018
Why That's Funny - Episode 67 - The Last Thanksgiving
55:27

Wilt and Captain John meet to discuss the ancient miracle of Thanksgiving. Wilt realizes his childhood was weird. 

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Nov 28, 2018
Why That's Funny - Episode 66 - Return of the Flying Squirrels
48:49

Wilt and Captain John drink meet before John's big party to discuss matters of the world. Wilt goes on a political rant. Captain John has Thanksgiving on the brain. 

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Nov 20, 2018
Why That's Funny - Episode 65 - Opiate Piss Test
52:14

Wilt and Captain John drink in Wilt's room on a Friday night. Captain John has to pass a very important test. 

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Nov 05, 2018
Why That's Funny - Episode 64 - My Car Sounds Like A Lawnmower
58:25

John has car trouble in a McDonald's drive-through.  Wilt discusses officiating a marriage and rants about politics. 

 

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Oct 24, 2018
Why That's Funny - Episode 63 - John Has No Soul (In his body)
52:00

John goes to a maki healer and has an out-of-body of experience. Wilt has high cholesterol. 

 

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Oct 09, 2018
Why That's Funny - Episode 62 - It's Not Cheating If You Pay For It
01:14:13

Wilt returns from a trip to Vietnam with a new perspective. Captain John takes a trip to our nation's capital. 

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Sep 26, 2018
Why That's Funny - Episode 61- This Is What Eminem Wanted
56:47

Wilt discusses turning thirty and severe depression. Captain John quits smoking.  Wilt and Captain John debate the new Eminem album. 

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Sep 05, 2018
MILESTONE EPISODE: Why That's Funny - SEASON THREE - Episode 60 - Ever Since They Took Away My Candy Bars
01:04:27

John tries to quit eating candy for breakfast. Wilt listens to John list off his "seven big stories." 

Announcement: A Quick Message From Wilt 

Hey folks - we really appreciate you listening to Why That's Funny Podcast over the last two years. It's our pleasure to provide quility comedy each week (roughly). If you could click the link below and answer the three questions in the survey, you'd be doing us a BIG favor. It's only three questions and it will help us dertermine which direction to take our creative endeavors. We wouldn't ask if we didn't need it. You will get to feel good about yourself, and you will also be entered into our raffle, to be drawn on next week's episode.

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Aug 21, 2018
NEW - Why That's Funny - SEASON THREE - Episode 59 - An Evening at the Sex Motel
01:03:30

Captain John recounts his time in a sex motel. Wilt talks about LSD. 

 

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Aug 03, 2018
NEW - Why That's Funny - SEASON THREE - Episode 58 - How'd You Know I Smoke?
59:59

Welcome to Why That's Funny Season 3! 

 

John explains gardening. Wilt names states.

 

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Jul 10, 2018
Why That's Funny - Episode 57 - Dad's First Lobster
01:06:28

John is tired and hungover. Wilt discusses Father's Day. 

Jun 19, 2018
Why That's Funny - Episode 56 - About Me: I Live By Myself And Have a Pension
01:08:09


Romeo needs a cigarette. Captain John recounts an online dating encounter. Wilt sees a new use for Linkedin.

 

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Jun 13, 2018
Why That's Funny - Episode 55 - Have You Ever Done Ambien?
01:19:55

Wilt heads down to John's Ranch for a Friday night in the woods. Captain John eats the Whole Foods Salad Bar. Wilt has too many beers.

Special Guest interview "G" - from CaveLeatherCo and "Chip" John's Roommate 

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Jun 04, 2018
Why That's Funny - Episode 54 - John's Big Party
01:03:52

John gets thirty dollars worth of free beer. Wilt feels better. 

May 15, 2018
Why That's Funny - Episode 53 - Kanye West Tweets
55:51

Captain John and Wilt meet at John's ranch for a fun-filled Friday night.  John discusses Kanye West. Wilt gets smacked up. 

Apr 30, 2018
Why That's Funny - Episode 52 - Godzilla Ate My Homework
01:00:51

Wilt and Captain John discuss children's literature. Capatain John goes to the dentist again. One click ordering makes Johns teeth worse. 

Apr 24, 2018
Why That's Funny - Episode 51: Welcome to Why That's Funny Season 3
01:00:48

Without a good excuse for disappearing for weeks at a time, Wilt and Captain John decide it's time for a new season.  Wilt and Captain John catch-up at Wilt's kitchen table late on a Friday night. John eats tapas. 

 

Apr 17, 2018
Why That's Funny - Episode 50 - Growing Up Cigarettes
56:30

Wilt and Captain John discuss growing up in a cigarette house. John has as a venmo scheme. 

Mar 12, 2018
Why That's Funny - Episode 49 - Captain Turns 30
56:29

Reality sets in when Wilt finally realizes he moved back to New Jersey. Captain John turns 30. 

Feb 26, 2018
Why That's Funny - Episode 48 - Manifest Destiny Superstar Road Trip Part 3: Route 287
47:08

John and Wilt get back on 287 and get pulled over for the third time. John takes a tour of a football stadium. 

Feb 05, 2018
Why That's Funny - Episode 47 - Manifest Destiny Superstar Road Trip Part 2: What's New in New Mexico ?
52:46

Wilt and Captain John record a podcast while driving through New Mexico. 

Feb 02, 2018
Why That’s Funny - Episode 46 - Manifest Destiny Superstar Road Trip: Part 1
36:37

Captain John faces his fears and leaves New Jersey for the first time in his life. Wilt says goodbye to California. 

Jan 29, 2018
Why That’s Funny - Episode 45: End of 2017 Special
01:14:21

Wilt and Captain John celebrate two holidays at once. Things take a dark turn for the worst.  John is still sick. 

Jan 03, 2018
Why That's Funny - Episode 44: The End of an Unexplained Break
01:02:07

Captain John and Wilt are back after disappearing for a month. They catch-up with the news and each other, and make fun of Christmas. 

Dec 18, 2017
Late Night Drinkers The Podcast with Special Guests Wilt and Captain John from Why That's Funny
53:02

This week, Wilt and Captain John will be featured as special guests on Late Drinkers The Podcast, recorded all the way from Ireland.  The recording above is not an episode of Why That's Funny, but an exclusive WTF release of the 57th episode of Late Drinkers the Podcast, set to air on 11/10/17 in the United Kingdom. Thanks Mick and Frank, for the laughs and the good time! 

Late Night Drinkers is a comedy podcast dedicated to making you laugh and smile. Questions are answered in a comedic way. Episodes released every Friday!

Check out their feed at:

https://latedrinkersthepodcast.podbean.com/

Twitter @late_drinkers

Note from Wilt:

Thanks to Mick and Frank for letting us release this episode early to Why That's Funny listeners and inviting us to Late Drinkers. They are paving the way for underground podcasters and artists to form a community, and connect, and we are grateful to know them.

FYI for our listeners - enjoy listening to us relax a bit and be really vulgar. Things are different on Irish radiowaves. 

 

 

 

 

Nov 06, 2017
Why That's Funny - Episode 43: 2017 Halloween Special
54:48

Wilt and Captain John discuss dressing like a mermaid. Wilt has an annoucement to make. John calls his Dad.

 

 

Oct 31, 2017
Why That's Funny - Episode 42: Captain John's Gout Scare
01:01:55

In this episode, Wilt and Captain John discuss the most unhealthy thing they've ever consumed. John has a close call with Gout. 

Oct 23, 2017
8 Minute Upd8 from Wilt - Why That's Funny - Netflix
11:03

Wilt talks about Netflix for 11 minutes. 

Oct 19, 2017
Why That's Funny - Episode 41: BACK: Lonely Heart's Wedding Weekend featuring Romeo
55:42

Wilt and Captin John are back to discuss spiritual sadness, John's new life, flag-kneeling, and a special guest appearence from the Romeo of Food!

Oct 02, 2017
8 Minute Upd8 from Wilt - Why That's Funny
08:44
Sep 25, 2017
Why That's Funny Episode Forty: A Conversation with Mick from Late Drinkers the Podcast!
01:25:26

Wilt and Captin John Interview Mick from Late Drinkers the Podcast http://latedrinkersthepodcast.podbean.com/. This podcast was recorded in real time in three different time zones---Pacific, Eastern, and whatever Ireland is. 

Sep 05, 2017
Why That's Funny - Episode 39: Go Home, Nazis!
01:04:02

In this episode, Wilt and Captain John discuss Trump's response to Charlottesville, the big boxing fight, and New Hampshire. And, writing e-mails to customer service. 

Aug 28, 2017
Why That's Funny - Episode 38: The Solar Eclipse Hoax
01:05:22

Captain John talks about yelling at another person in a Red Robin. Wilt questions if there will be a Solar Ecplise on 8/21. 

Aug 14, 2017
Why That's Funny - Episode 37: Are These The End of Times?
01:09:54

Wilt and Captain John are back to discuss climate change, pokemon cards, and news. Also,  Wilt reads his diary. 

Aug 07, 2017
Why That's Funny - Episode 36: Microsoft Paint, Adobe, and Ben Franklin
01:12:22

Wilt and Captain John discuss Trump's worst week ever, Microsoft Paint, and some weird history with Ben Franklin! They also explore the concept of a "candy bar."

Jul 31, 2017
Why That's Funny - Episode 35: Gout and Energy Drinks with special guest Frank Muscolo
01:09:08

Join Wilton and Captain John for a podcast focused on sales, insurance, traffic jams, a light conversation about Wilton's dental work. This week we have an inspiring conversation with our guest, Frank D Muscolo aka Frankie Diamondz

Jul 17, 2017
Why That's Funny - Episode 33: Beers in Heaven
01:02:10

Wilton and Captain John talk alot about John having a sore throat, scandals in the vatican, forgotten passwords, and cigarettes.

Jul 10, 2017
Why That's Funny - Episode 32: The 4th of July featuring Alex from Daddylap!
01:18:32

Wilton and Captain John are back in New Jersey together with an all new podcast about the 4th of July, freedom, music, and how one can be patriotic in a Wal-Mart.Featuring special guest Alex aka "Big O" from Daddylap!

Jul 06, 2017
Why That's Funny - Episode Thirty-Four - Sunday Night FIGHT
59:26

After several weeks of being unable to produce a podcast, Wilt heads to New Jersey to do a podcast in person with Captain John. The two meet late on a Sunday night to catch up, laugh, and discuss systems of control and fast food.

 

 

Jun 01, 2017
Why That's Funny- Episode Thirty-Three: A Conversation with Jeff from Daddylap
01:06:05

Another week is almost over, and today Wilton and Captain John exchange party stories, discuss wine, and talk loudly about the future. In this episode, the boys interview Jeff Walters from the band, "Daddylap." You can find Daddylap's new album, "States of Mind" on Spotify and Apple Music. Enjoy!

May 11, 2017
Why That's Funny - Episode Thirty Two: May Flowers
01:09:10

Join Wilton and Captain John as they discuss all things MAY! Tonight we talk about Donald Trump, Andrew Jackson, Turkey Balls, and Landlords. ENJOY!!!

May 04, 2017
Why That's Funny - Episode 31: Wilton and John Party Live Reunion
01:04:54

Wilt and Captain John are in person and back together for a party in New Jersey! In this hilarious episode, Wilt and Captain John record in person, and actually have decent jokes and chemistry for a change. This week the boys discuss why being delayed is worse than getting punched in the face on a United flight, North Korea, and baseball.

 

 

Apr 20, 2017
Why That's Funny - Episode 30: We're Back. Wilt's Vacation and Easter
01:01:36

Wilt and Captain John are back from vacation with an all new episode. In this episode, Wilt and Captain John about Wilt's travels through Iceland, and Captain John's progress on his new no carb no meat no dairy only lettuce diet. We also make fun of Easter, obviously. 

Apr 13, 2017
Why That's Funny - Wilton on Vacation! Check IN
04:38

A quick message from Wilt from Iceland. 

Mar 29, 2017
Why That's Funny - Episode Twenty- Nine: Hip-Hop and Weight Gain
01:01:22

Wilt and Captain John meet up late on a Monday night to talk about modern rap music and Captain John's out of control eating habits.

Mar 23, 2017
Why That's Funny - Episode Twenty-Eight: St. Patrick's Day
01:04:08

Join and Wilt and Captain John for a riveting conversation around Italian vs Irish conflict, soda bread, green stuff, and funny stories about race. This is a very poignant podcast! Enjoy the stereotypes!

 

 

Mar 16, 2017
Why That's Funny - Episode Twenty-Seven: A Very Special Guest
01:14:58

In this episode, Wilt and Captain John talk about Nascar, Nascar parties, buying a house, mongolian beef,  and women's issues.  They also have their FIRST INTERVIEW. The featured guest is the fantastic actress, Becca Nevins! Becca chats with the guys about her experience being an actor, voicing superbowl commericials, being a woman in Trump's America, and her new web series, HPV LOL.

Mar 09, 2017
Why That's Funny - Episode Twenty-Six: Birthdays
01:06:56

Wilt and Captain John discuss the greatest day of John's life, his Birthday. It's a day where John gets to show the world he matters, and it turns out,  he REALLY does. In this podcast, we discuss John's various birthday experiences over the years, while gently balancing the idea of trying to understand the holiday of President's Day. Lots of laughs and more, inside!

 

 

 

Feb 23, 2017
Why That's Funny - Episode 25: Valentine's Day
01:06:26

The boys are back with a brand new podcast on Valentine's Day! Join Wilton and Captain John for an immersive conversation that stretches across deep topics, like true love and Wilton's experience flying on a United Airlines flight where the pilot had a mental breakdown. 

 

 

 

 

Feb 14, 2017
QUICK UPDATE FOR OUR FANS!
01:44
Feb 09, 2017
Why That's Funny - Episode Twenty-Four: Clothes
01:04:16

In this podcast, Wilt and Captain John discuss something that covers us all, clothes! Lots of laughs as the boys discuss JNCO Jeans, Levis, suits, and thrift shopping!

Jan 26, 2017
Why That's Funny - Episode Twenty-Three: Television
01:12:10

The boys are back with a brand new episode on Television. Finally, join Wilt and Captain John for a new season of Why That's Funny! In this episode, we'll be discussing television. It's a great conversation, mainly about the TV show "Lost," but we talk about some other stuff as well. 

Jan 19, 2017
Why That's Funny: News Report!
04:55

A quick update from Wilt and Capn John 

Jan 11, 2017
Why That's Funny - Episode Twenty-Two: New Years
01:03:24

Happy New Year!!! Please enjoy this new episode of Why That's Funny. In this episode, Wilt and Captain John talk about New Years stuff, like resolutions, and what happened in 2016. Special Guest: Donald Trump! Enjoy.

 

Jan 04, 2017
Why That's Funny - Episode Twenty-one: Christmas Special Blend Spectacular
01:16:40

HO HO HO HO! MERRRRY CHRISTMAS. Grab your geese, count your gold, and join Wilton and Captain John for a riveting conversation around Christmas. Thanks for joining us for our first annual Christmas Special Blend Spectacular. We hope you have a very Merry day. 

Dec 21, 2016
Why That's Funny Episode Twenty: Inventions
48:56

In this podcast, Wilt and Captain John talk about their favorite inventions to date! They discuss everything from chairs to the internet, and everything in between! We also have a new segment! Hooray! 

 

 

Dec 13, 2016
Why That's Funny Episode Nineteen: Transportation
59:04

In this episode, Wilt and John explore the woes of transportation. They talk about the various times of transportation including cars, trains, and airplanes. 

 

 

Dec 06, 2016
Why That's Funny Episode Eighteen: Thanksgiving
01:00:57

Thanksgiving celebrates the day when Indians taught colonists about corn, which they soon discovered could be genetically modified and replaced with natural sugar in every thing Americans will ever eat for the rest of time. It is also the day Mike Pence realized that he could eat turkey and not turn into David Bowie.

Nov 22, 2016
Why That's Funny - Episode Seventeen: Being Sick
46:30

What an exciting election and welcome to the new world order!!! In this week's episode, Captain John and Wilt discuss how much it sucks being sick, since they both got sick this week. 

Nov 16, 2016
Why That's Funny - Episode Sixteen: Election Day Special - Marijuana Legalization
59:11
Happy Election Day! In this podcast, Wilt and Captain John explore the most important issue on the ballot this year, weed. This podcast features Wilt and John talking mainly about smoking weed when they were kids for over forty minutes, and then a few points at the end about why it should be legal. Have a great election day, enjoying the rigging!


Nov 08, 2016
Why That's Funny - Episode Fifteen: Halloween
52:59
Halloween is a celebration on the night of October 31st. ... All Hallows' Eve is a Christianized feast influenced by Celtic harvest festivals, and pagan roots. In this podcast, Wilt and Captain John debate the origins of Halloween, and a bunch of other stuff. 
Also worth noting, this podcast probably would have been more funny on actual Halloween.

Enjoy!
Nov 01, 2016
Why That's Funny - Episode Fourteen: Hospitals
49:56
Nobody likes hospitals, but some will like this podcast. Wilton and John talk about times that they went to the hospital, and hilarity ensued. 
Oct 25, 2016
Why That's Funny Episode Twelve: Vacations
46:00
Why That's Funny: New Format, New Music, Same Jokes.


In this episode, John and Wilton talk about vacations, even though John has never really gone on one. 
Oct 18, 2016
Why That's Funny - Episode Ten: Technology
38:01
After a series of technology challenges, Wilt and Captain John decide to talk about technology even though they didn't plan on it. Turn on your phones and turn off your mind, it's another episode of Why That's Funny. 

Oct 04, 2016
Why That's Funny - Episode Nine: Seasons
37:09
Seasons are a great time to drink coffee and pull fruit from the ground or a tree. In this podcast we discuss every season in detail.

Sep 20, 2016
Why That's Funny Episode Eight: Jobs
42:18
Everybody has to work, but nobody has had more jobs than Captain Jack at Why That's Funny. Tune in to find out about how much Wilt and Captain John love working, and see what it takes to be fired for being too stupid to work somewhere, and the important role the radio plays in process serving.
Sep 13, 2016
Why That's Funny Episode Seven : Church
37:37
What a holy podcast! Many people prefer to wake up on Sunday and go to Church instead of sleeping in and having breakfast. Wilt and Captain John find out why!
Aug 30, 2016
Why That's Funny - Episode Six: Gambling
41:27
Take your chances with Wilton and Captain on John! On this week's Why That's Funny, the gentlemen discuss the greatest thing a person can do with their short, temporal, experience on Earth---gamble! Gambling is a favorite past time among all Dads and people who still purchase print newspapers. Tune in to learn more about gambling, and why you should be gambling...right...now. 
Aug 16, 2016
Why That's Funny - Episode Five: Food
38:36
Everyone eats food, but not that many people do it professionally. Join Wilt and Captain John as they talk about food for forty-minutes or so in this incredibly, invigorating podcast! 
Bring your appetite!
Aug 10, 2016
Why That's Funny - Episode Four: Dreams
38:58
Lots of people dream about what they will be when they grow up, but most of us wind up being underwater welders. Tonight, Wilton and Captain John explore dreams, and how to achieve them. We also discuss real dreams, like the kind you have when you go to sleep sober. 
Aug 02, 2016
Why That's Funny - Episode Three: Death
37:18
Next to public speaking, spiders, and going to the dentist, death is one of the most feared experiences in American today. Data from the National Institute of Research on the Science of Living shows that 100 percent of people will die within their lifetime, and about 75 percent of people will try not to think about it for a really long time.  In this episode, Wilt and Captain John discuss, death, dying, and the unknown, and even discuss the final resting place of their soul; as a lazor travelling through space!
Jul 26, 2016
Why That's Funny - Episode Two: Convenience
36:31
Americans today love to eat food that contains thousands of known cancerous and addictive chemicals, as long as it can be eaten quickly so they do not have to think after work! In this podcast, Wilt and Captain John will be discussing just what makes American convenience so funny, and also a bunch of other topics including Uber, Trump/Ric Flair, and why Whole Foods are cleaner than other grocery stores. So, tune in, grab an energy drink, and light your cigarette for 36 minutes of laughs and coughs. 
Jul 19, 2016
Why That's Funny - Episode One: Online Dating
26:21
Online dating is a popular way to meet people if you do not possess the social skills to do so in real life. In the online world, you can pretend to be whoever you want.  Tune in and hear Wilton and John chat about Online Dating, and a bunch of other unrelated stuff.

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Jun 27, 2016