Dom Testa

Author / Speaker/ Broadcaster

Stuff From The Show

June 19, 2017
Late to The Harry Potter Party

We've all experienced the shame of being the last person to discover what everyone else has enjoyed for years. I refer to it as being "late to the party."

For example, I never had access to HBO, so while the rest of the known universe seemed to gush about Game of Thrones, I was clueless. It's not that I didn't want to watch it; I just didn't have cable or satellite. (I chose to cut the cord about six years ago, and have zero regrets - well, other than this G.O.T. thing.)

But a listener named April told us that she somehow missed the whole Harry Potter phenomenon when it was going on, and is just now getting her wizard fix.

Of course, we ruined it for her. ;)

 

June 13, 2017
The Crooked Crack

Every so often we get sucked into a conversation about body oddities. I call them boddities.

You've probably known someone who had six fingers, or a person who had two spleens. We once had a call from a woman whose husband's internal organs were on the opposite side of what we consider normal. His heart, for example, was right-center, rather than left-center.

But I don't think we were prepared for what became known as The Crooked Crack.

 

June 9, 2017
Dom is a Table Snob

I know what I like, and what I don't like.

I don't like sitting at crappy tables. Why PAY to sit in the middle of a high-traffic freeway inside the restaurant, when your meal would be so much more pleasant at that nice, cozy table over in the corner?

So I ask for specific tables if they're available. Jeremy says that's "high maintenance." I don't think so.

If you wanna chat about it, I'll be at the great table over by the fireplace. In the meantime, here's a quick bit of audio.

June 8, 2017
Pre-Check Chivalry

When you're at the airport and you get TSA Pre-Check, it's a treat. You don't have to take off your shoes, or take out your computer or liquids, that kinda stuff.

But what happens when you're traveling with your significant other and only one of you has that privilege. Is the other person supposed to give it up?

You wouldn't think it's a big deal, but c'mon - YOU DON'T HAVE TO TAKE OUT YOUR COMPUTER OR LIQUIDS!

Anyway, it was the subject of many fun phone chats, including this one.

June 6, 2017
Men Crying After Intimacy

A woman wrote to us and said that after her first intimate experience with a guy, he posted something on Facebook about how incredible she was. This led to a long chat about "over-sharing," but it also prompted a quip from Jeremy about how they might've cried.

He was joking - but I had to take that opportunity to wonder if ol' Jer hadn't wept himself.

I'll leave it for the jury to decide. But it was funny as hell to talk about.


June 1, 2017
Dom, His Dad, and The Beatles

My dad had no love for rock 'n roll, or the folks who sang it. He thought of them as "long-haired drug addicts." And, yeah, some of them were.

So it was a jaw-dropping experience for me as an eight-year-old when he came home with something special.

On the 50th anniversary of rock music's most iconic album - and the moment when everything in rock/pop music changed - I had to share the story of my dad's gift.

I'm in radio today because of it.

 


May 24, 2017
Celibacy and The Deli


It started innocently enough - pop singer Nicki Minaj announced that she was going to be celibate. And then things (at least for us) went south. Quickly.

At least we learned that Jeremy has his own notions of what does - and what does not - constitute, um, whoopie. I do my best to explain the differences, but without PowerPoint slides I'm afraid it's hopeless.

Anyway, take a listen and hear for yourself. Once again, the easily offended may want to skip this one. The rest of us will just laugh.


May 16, 2017
This Is Why We Don't Do Knock-Knock Jokes


Okay, I'll admit it's funny. But maybe the funniest part (to me) was how long it took me to get it.

I used to be good at these.

It's less than a minute, if you wanna re-live third grade.


May 16, 2017
Dom's Prom Song Was What??


Did you know you can look up the #1 prom song from the year you graduated? I didn't either.

But apparently my sarcastic radio partner did a little digging.

Hey, at least it had a good beat. Listen to the quick clip and see if you don't tap your toes.


May 12, 2017
The new Amy Schumer movie is called . . .

The new Amy Schumer/Goldie Hawn movie is out today, and on the radio show this morning I was trying to tell Jeremy about it. But for some reason he can't hear a particular word without cracking up.

We received a few complaints about this segment, which I just don't understand. Can't we all just laugh?

You can hear it for yourself right here. (Warning: apparently it offends some people.)

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