The Darkest Timeline with Ken Jeong & Joel McHale

By Ken Jeong & Joel McHale

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 May 24, 2020

JP
 May 16, 2020
So Harmontown ended, and this happens. And then the Community zoom table read happens a few weeks later. I guess it shows how Community, through Dan Harmon, is not only important but inevitable and timeless.

Ben D.
 May 3, 2020
Great podcast of two comedians riffing with each other. Every Community fan should listen!

Charles
 Apr 19, 2020
Its brilliant to see these guys doing a podcast!

stephanie
 Apr 17, 2020
love it!!

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Quarantined and socially distant within Hollywood; join Ken Jeong & Joel McHale as they FaceTime each other during these strange times to answer all your questions about Community, Coronavirus and all things in between.

Episode Date
Episode 25 - ALISON BRIE LIVE!
01:36:27

Ken & Joel & special guest Alison Brie answer YOUR questions on this virtual live Q&A show! Enjoy!

 

Special thanks to OMG VIP and Looped for arranging this special episode.

Jul 28, 2020
Episode 24 - Same-Sex Celebrity Crush - NATHAN FILLION
01:57:25

Joel remembers the time Ken passed on The Soup before they ever met each other and they unwrap the reason why. Special Guest Nathan Fillion pops in and they all discuss COVID and how he's handling the pandemic. They all discuss  his iconic career: Firefly, Slither, Saving Private Ryan, Castle, The Rookie (renewed for a third season), and even One Life to Live. Oh, and they discuss how Ken came up with his Nathan Fillion shout out on Community's Hot Lava episode and Nathan's subsequent cameos as Janitor Bob Waite in seasons 5 and 6.  Don't miss this one, it's one of our best.

Jul 13, 2020
Episode 21 - WHOOPI GOLDBERG
01:22:49

Ken & Joel talk to Whoopi Goldberg about her iconic career, from her career-making award-winning Broadway play to The Color Purple to Star Trek The Next Generation to The View. All this and more, despite Ken getting the interview time wrong.

Also, another Darkest Timeline LIVE this Friday July 3 at 8pm EST/ 5pm PST! Joel & Ken answer YOUR questions! Go to https://www.omgvip.com/kenandjoel/ for tickets and information.

Jul 08, 2020
Episode 22 - Jesus Wept - JIM RASH
01:39:41

Ken & Joel & special guest Jim Rash answer YOUR questions on this virtual live Q&A show! Enjoy!

Jul 08, 2020
Episode 23 - Most Dominant Guest Ever - SHAQ
01:54:19

COVID Correspondent Brent Terhune crashes the podcast and they all discuss masks, Mount Rushmore and how they spent their Fourth of July weekend.

Then NBA Hall of Famer SHAQ appears and they discuss EVERYTHING: Kobe, Jordan, Barkley, his rap battle & pilot with Ken, and his show idea with Joel. Most Dominant Interview Ever.

Jul 08, 2020
Episode 20 - Wear A Mask - BONUS EPISODE
27:23

On this bonus episode, Joel & Ken discuss the latest COVID-19 updates. Also, they introduce their COVID Correspondent from Indianapolis Brent Terhune, who we find out is not familiar with the podcast.

Also, another Darkest Timeline LIVE this Friday July 3 at 8pm EST/ 5pm PST! Joel & Ken answer YOUR questions! Go to https://www.omgvip.com/kenandjoel/ for tickets and information.

Jul 01, 2020
Episode 19 - Virtual Reality
01:25:49

Joel & Ken with their best guests ever: the fans! Community questions are answered on their first virtual live Q&A show. Special thanks to OMG VIP and Looped for arranging this special episode.

Jun 27, 2020
Episode 18 - Scrunch - SETH GREEN
01:54:26

Ken & Joel talk about their Father’s Day weekend. Then Seth Green pops in, and they discuss his iconic career from Buffy to Mr. Belvedere to Austin Powers to Robot Chicken to writing, directing & starring in Changeland. Oh, and they discuss how he got the call to appear on the series finale of Community and why Joel gives him coffee grounds in bulk.

The Darkest Timeline LIVE this Friday June 26th at 8pm EST/ 5pm PST! Joel & Ken promise to answer YOUR questions! Go to https://www.omgvip.com/kenandjoel/ for tickets and information.

Jun 23, 2020
Episode 17 - The Humble Outsider Who Came In And Nailed It - PAGET BREWSTER
01:45:25

Ken & Joel discuss a major breakthrough in COVID-19 treatment. Then Paget Brewster joins in and they all discuss her Emmy nomination, Criminal Minds, and the ABC pilot she did with Ken. And of course, they do a deep dive into her season 6 experience on Community.

Jun 18, 2020
Episode 16 - Hard Drive & Wing Man - KEITH DAVID
01:43:39

Ken & Joel discuss why they’ve been on hiatus for two weeks and why it's so hard to return. Then Keith David joins them and they all discuss his legendary career, from his very first movie to his current show Greenleaf (now entering its fifth season) and everything in between. And of course, his time on Community.

Jun 15, 2020
Episode 15 - Give Me What I Want with Dave Bautista
01:35:27

Our most intense episode ever as Ken and Joel emotionally discuss the tragedy in Minneapolis. Dave Bautista joins the crew and they all discuss how difficult it is to express their beliefs as actors and artists in today’s divisive climate. Joel and Ken then explore Bautista’s incredible journey from bouncer to WWE world champion to global movie star and how he stays motivated and passionate as an actor despite all of his incredible success. Don’t miss this one. It doesn’t get more real than this.

May 30, 2020
Episode 14 - Fake Endings with Daniel Dae Kim
01:48:24

Ken and Joel welcome Daniel Dae Kim and discuss everything from his long friendship with Ken to his bout and recovery from Covid-19. Nothing is off limits, and they get into a deep dive on the social ramifications of being an Asian-American in a country where the "China Virus" are still being tossed around. An amazingly deep and intense conversation among friends. Oh, and LOST questions are answered!

For the PBS Documentary - Asian Americans please see the link below:

https://www.pbs.org/show/asian-americans/

May 28, 2020
Episode 13 - The Changdalorian
01:25:08

Joel & Ken discuss their optimism about the Oxford vaccine when Pedro Pascal drops in and shares his incredible journey from Chile to Denmark to Texas and ultimately to Game of Thrones, of which Ken is a huge fan of their t-shirts. They also discuss his involvement in the Community table read, the journey of an actor and how the pursuit of perfection never ends. Oh, and one question is actually answered! Spoiler: it’s about Buffy.

May 24, 2020
Episode 12 - BONUS EPISODE
01:21:51

VIRTUAL TABLE READ of COMMUNITY followed by Q&A with Variety's MIchael Schneider

 

Please donate to World Central Kitchen

wck.org and Frontline Foods

frontlinefoods.org to benefit COVID-19 relief efforts.

The Darkest Timeline Podcast also donated to both organizations as well.


TABLE READ CREDITS:

Community
Created by Dan Harmon
Season 5, Episode 3
“Cooperative Polygraphy”
Written by Alex Rubens

JOEL McHALE “Jeff Winger”  
GILLIAN JACOBS "Britta Perry"
ALISON BRIE “Annie Edison”  
DONALD GLOVER "Troy Barnes"
YVETTE NICOLE BROWN “Shirley Bennett”    
DANNY PUDI "Abed Nadir"
KEN JEONG “Ben Chang”
JIM RASH "Dean Pelton"
PEDRO PASCAL "Mr. Stone"
Theme written and performed by KEITH SLETTEDAHL

TABLE READ DIRECTED BY Jim Rash
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER Dan Harmon
PRODUCERS Daniel Gross, Caddie Hastings
EDITOR Matt Marhefka

The characters and incidents portrayed and the names used in the Table Read are fictitious, and any similarity to the name, character, or history of any person is entirely coincidental and unintentional. The views and opinions expressed by the Q&A participants are their own.

This program is protected under the laws of the United States and other countries, and its unauthorized duplication, distribution or exhibition may result in civil liability and criminal prosecution.

Copyright © 2020 Sony Pictures Television Inc. All rights reserved. Sony Pictures Television Inc. is the author of this program for the purposes of Article 15 (2) of the Berne Convention and all national laws giving effect thereto.

May 19, 2020
Episode 11 - Unusable Content
01:59:47

The complete Danny Pudi episode. Ken and Joel talk to Danny about EVERYTHING from working at the United Center during Bulls games, freak jogging accidents, his new show Mythic Quest, and of course all things Community. A fun random chat between really good friends. And Joel.

May 17, 2020
Episode 10 - The John Elway of Asian Doctors
01:41:23

Avengers: Infinity War & Endgame director and one of Community's founding fathers Joe Russo joins Joel and Ken for their widest ranging podcast yet! Everything from Community to Covid-19 is covered, with Joel's Tiger King and I and Ken's Endgame cameo sandwiched in between.

May 14, 2020
Episode 9 - 8 Podcasts and a Zoom Chat
57:32

Bonus episode - a Conversation with the whole cast of Community & Dan Harmon! Thank you to Sony & Jim Rash for arranging this! Please tune-in to the Community table read and Q&A, which will be posted on the Sony Pictures Television Community YouTube page on Monday, May 18 at 2pm PT. The table read will raise money for José Andrés’ World Central Kitchen and Frontline Foods to support COVID-19 relief efforts. The Darkest Timeline Podcast has also made a donation to both charities as well.

PLEASE DONATE:

https://www.frontlinefoods.org

https://wck.org

Thanks!

May 09, 2020
Episode 8 - Dusty Album Cuts
01:37:53

On the COVID-19 front, Ken and Joel discuss the challenges of reopening without testing and which coronavirus tests are reliable. Then a friend pops in and they all go over background filters, Masked Singer, and who had the better cameo in Avengers Endgame. And multiple questions are answered!

May 08, 2020
Episode 7 - There Will Be Zings
02:00:36

Finally, a dose of good news on the Covid-19 front as Joel and Ken discuss remdesivir and optimistic forecasting on a vaccine. Then Jim Rash pops in and they all discuss the concept of zings, talking from the back of your throat, and how to accept an Academy Award.

May 03, 2020
Episode 6 - The 2010 Guys Choice Awards
01:48:35

While Ken and Joel discuss the economic ramifications of a Coronavirus vaccine, a Gillian Jacobs pops in to reminisce on all things Community with topics ranging from stolen props, incredible fan art and tears shed on the final day of filming. Oh, and they answer four questions!

Apr 28, 2020
Episode 5 - #DeathMechanic
01:40:20

Coronavirus update: While Ken stresses out bigly about protesters who want to reopen the economy, Joel calms his friend down by bringing in a special guest, who tears the house down. Oh, and no questions are answered.

Apr 22, 2020
Episode 4 - A Very Special Letter From a Lady in Reno, NV.
01:29:06

Joel tells us what it was like to interview several of the key TIGER KING players on Netflix’s THE TIGER KING AND I. Ken & Joel talk Coronavirus. Ken gives us his update on where we are at in terms of peak days and the challenges ahead. The guys attempt to do a "rewatch" of the Community episode "Critical Film Studies" (S 2, E 19). This proves to be way harder than either of them expected so they enlist the help of a special guest. The boys answer questions about everything from Anthony Michael Hall, John Oliver and whether or not they have been to New Zealand. And Ken reminisces about a very special letter from a lady in Reno, NV.

Apr 17, 2020
Episode 3 - Meanwhile at the Hearst Castle
01:32:53

Joel and Ken sit down to answer your questions about COMMUNITY. Joel and Ken ponder the structure of their podcast and look to outside sources for help. Joel tells Ken a few of his stories concerning the Hearst Castle, Character Actor Richard Erdman and what it was like to portray Chevy Chase. Ken explains elements of Coronavirus to Joel including the pros and cons of Hydroxychloroquine as a means of therapy for Covid-19. Ken also recalls a chance encounter on the Sony Lot with Tim Tebow.

For more on legendary hollywood character actor Richard Erdman. See below for his iMDB page. 

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0258757/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1

Joel stars in A FUTILE AND STUPID GESTURE as Chevy Chase. The film is about comedy legend Doug Kenney. A FUTILE AND STUPID GESTURE is now streaming on NETFLIX along with every season of COMMUNITY. 

Apr 10, 2020
Episode 2 - Reboot
01:18:28

Joel and Ken talk to Andrew Yang about his foundation, Humanity Forward. 

See below for the link: 

https://movehumanityforward.com/

Andrew Yang talks about the Justine Bateman film, Satisfaction. 

See below for a trailer: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EIJHHpRIvmc

Joel and Ken call up Gillian and they talk about Community. Now streaming on Netflix. 

Apr 03, 2020
Episode 1 - Pilot
01:30:03

Quarantined and socially distant within Hollywood; join Ken Jeong & Joel McHale as they FaceTime each other during these strange times to answer all your questions about Community, Coronavirus and all things in between.

Mar 27, 2020