Detroit comedian Sal Demilio joins Mike Geeter and Seth Resler to talk about the season one finale of Comedy Central’s Detroiters.
Here’s what they discussed:
-Sal got his start at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle. Mark was the guest on our first episode.
-A Boston Cooler is a drink with vanilla ice cream and Vernors Ginger Ale.
-Home Improvement‘s Tim Allen is from Detroit. Guest star Richard Karn is not.
-Dave Coulier will give a show on ‘Failing Your Way to Success‘ at the Comedy Castle on July 9th.
-Fuller House is the Full House reunion show now on Netflix.
-Detroit is represented by an old English “D.”
-Kid Rock voiced several commercials in this episode.
-Eminem voiced a Chrysler commercial years ago.
-John Mason is the Pistons announcer. His catchphrase is “Detroit Basketball!”
-The Detroit Historical Museum is a fun weekend trip.
-Detroit Lions running back Mel Farr made numerous car commercials.
-Sal would like to see a parody of the Lovers Lane commercial.
-Rick Mahorn was a Detroit Piston superstar.
-Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Jack Morris mowed his own lawn.
-Little Caesars and Quicken Loans are two huge Detroit companies.
-Actress Lisa Lauren Smith, who played the acting teacher at Planet Ant, is from Detroit.
-The Quicken Loans meeting was filmed at the Compuware building near Campus Martius.
-All the Fixins is a parody of a Chitlin Circuit play such as those by Tyler Perry.
-Awrey’s Bakery is a Detroit area staple.
-Sam Richards addressed the Coney Island controversy in a Michigan Radio interview.
-Sal runs The Comedy Room in Wyandotte.
-The Holly Hotel is a great place to see a show.
Q: Riley Sheahan scored the last Red Wing goal at Joe Louis Arena. Who scored the first?
A: Dennis Sobchuk.
Food: Z’s Villa.
Drink: Towne Club Soda.
Entertainment: Parade Day (the Sunday before St. Patrick’s Day).
Listen here: DETROIT VS. DETROITERS PODCAST – SAL DEMILIO