The Sal and Bob Show
The Sal and Bob Show
Sal Demilio and Bob Phillips
The Sal and Bob Show is a podcast hosted by comedians Sal Demilio and Bob Phillips. They love steakhouses, so they visit some of the best in the country, crack wise and generally act like idiots while enjoying a great meal. They talk comedy, gambling, sports, movies and other things that interest us. With regular bits like the One Hit Wonder and The Whine List, it's a lively half hour of nonsense. Follow the show on Twitter at @SalAndBobShow Follow Sal and Bob individually at @SallyD08 and @BobTheSuit If you’d like Sal and Bob to record from your steakhouse, hit them up!
Laughs, Lions, and Lightfoot: A Holiday Hullabaloo
Get ready for a holiday treat with the latest episode of the Sal and Bob Show, where comedians Sal Demilio and Bob Phillips bring their unique blend of humor and insight. This episode kicks off with a deep dive into Gordon Lightfoot's haunting classic, "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald," before switching gears to the excitement of the NFL, particularly the Detroit Lions' promising playoff prospects. The duo also reminisces about their recent laugh riot at Captain Joe's and teases their upcoming, but sadly sold-out, December 28th show. Wrapping up with a dash of holiday cheer, Sal and Bob share their quirky and humorous Christmas plans, ensuring this episode is filled with laughter, nostalgia, and a touch of festive spirit.
Dec 15, 2023
37 min
Puppies, Punchlines, and Punk Rock: A Sal and Bob Adventure
In this laughter-packed episode of "The Sal and Bob Show," comedians Sal DeMilio and Bob Phillips dive into a smorgasbord of topics, each more entertaining than the last. The duo kicks off with heartwarming and hilarious Thanksgiving recaps. From Sal's Italian style meal to Bob's dinner guests, these stories are sure to tickle your funny bone. But the holiday cheer doesn't stop there. Bob shares the adorable antics of his new puppy This furry addition to Bob's life brings a bundle of joy and a host of comical challenges that only a comedian can genuinely appreciate.  Then, the spotlight turns to their incredible achievement: Sal and Bob LIVE has sold out every show for the second year in a row! They share behind-the-scenes insights, favorite moments from the shows, and their gratitude to the fans who've made it all possible.  As a special treat, they reminisce about their experience at the Traverse City Comedy Festival. Expect stories of green room gags, stand-up showdowns, and the unique charm of Michigan's comedy scene.  Finally, the episode rocks out with the 'Song of the Week.' Sal and Bob groove to "I Wanna Be Sedated" by the Ramones, discussing its iconic status in punk rock and its influence on their comedic styles.  Filled with laughter, heart, and a touch of rock 'n' roll, this episode of "The Sal and Bob Show" is not to be missed by comedy lovers and podcast enthusiasts alike. Tune in for your dose of giggles and good vibes!
Dec 1, 2023
50 min
From Politics to Pop Culture: Unpacking the Upcoming Election & Kelce-Swift Romance
On this electrifying episode of "The Sal and Bob Show," Sal and Bob take a humorous dive into Elon Musk's quirky naming decisions – from his kids to his Twitter antics. How does one even pronounce 'X Æ A-12' anyway? Shifting gears, they discuss the current political landscape of the USA, offering their candid thoughts on the upcoming election and what it might mean for the nation's future. But it's not all serious business; the Detroit Lions are finally roaring on the field! Sal and Bob celebrate this newfound success with the poignant tune "Winds of Change" by the Scorpions. And speaking of changes, the sports world is abuzz with the most unexpected pairing: Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift! What's the real story behind this talked-about duo? Tune in for a mix of laughter, deep dives, and perhaps a couple of hot takes on this week's episode of "The Sal and Bob Show." Don't miss it!
Oct 11, 2023
39 min
Benihana Birthdays, Elton Enthusiasm, and Tinseltown Tidbits
In this laugh-out-loud episode of the Sal and Bob Show, our dynamic duo dives deep into a myriad of tantalizing topics. Bob shares a hilarious birthday tale from Benihana that has Sal rolling in laughter. From there, they cruise into Elton John territory where Bob, the self-proclaimed superfan, geeks out over the classic "Someone Saved My Life Tonight" and other hits from the same album. Got a taste for luxury dining? Join Sal and Bob as they dish on their exclusive sneak peek at Revel, the brand-new steakhouse inside of Motor City Casino and Hotel. As if that isn't sizzling enough, they chew over the surprising dating news of pop icon Taylor Swift and NFL star Travis Kelce. Why are they talking about Tom Cruise? Well, they delve deep into that too – for some inexplicable, yet utterly amusing reason. Rounding out this rollercoaster of an episode, the guys take a more serious turn, discussing the latest in the world of politics. But don't worry, their signature humor is never far behind. Don't miss out, they're all over the place this week, and you won't want to miss a second!
Oct 4, 2023
41 min
Le George Delights: Mediterranean Morsels & Mirth with Sal & Bob
In this laugh-out-loud episode of the Sal and Bob Show, comedians Sal DeMilio and Bob Phillips take you on a flavorful journey to the renowned Le George Mediterranean Bar & Bistro in Northville, Michigan. As you’re soaking in the Mediterranean vibes, groove along with them to the Song of the Week, "Hourglass" by the legendary band, Squeeze. Not familiar with Squeeze? No worries! Dive deep into the roots of this iconic British band known for their new wave and post-punk vibes since the late '70s. And speaking of music, get to know the gifted Paul Carrack – the voice behind some of the most memorable hits and a genius collaborator with Squeeze, Mike + The Mechanics, and more. With his soulful melodies and a career that's spanned decades, Carrack's talent is truly awe-inspiring. Shifting tunes, Sal and Bob can't help but gush about Taylor Swift's meteoric success on her current tour. It's not just about the billion-dollar grossing records she’s shattering – it’s the heartwarming generosity of giving $50 million in bonuses to her hardworking crew and truck drivers. Now, that's a class act! And if you thought the episode couldn't get any juicier, the duo dives into the buzz about Donald Trump's mugshot – oh, the commentary they have on that! But it's not all politics and pop. With the football season on the horizon, get Sal's unique take on the latest gridiron news, especially as they cheer on their beloved Detroit Lions gearing up for one of the most anticipated seasons in years.  Buckle up for this rollercoaster of an episode that blends comedy, music, pop culture, and sports in true Sal and Bob style! Don't miss out!
Aug 28, 2023
45 min
Boomer Hacks, Ballot Predictions & World-Saving Banter: A Sal & Bob Special!
In this laugh-out-loud episode of "The Sal and Bob Show," our comedic duo, Sal Demilio and Bob Phillips, serve up a smorgasbord of hilarity and insight. 🚀 Dive into the world of "Boomer Life Hacks" as Sal and Bob unearth some of the most preposterous ones you've probably never heard of. Get ready to chuckle, facepalm, and maybe even take notes! 🔮 Political junkies, strap in! The lads navigate the intricate web of the Donald Trump indictments and whip out their crystal balls to forecast the future of U.S. elections. Their take? You'll just have to tune in. 🎒 Education in the U.S. gets the spotlight treatment. Will Sal and Bob have the solutions, or will they get schooled instead? And just when you thought it couldn’t get better, Sal and Bob – with tongues firmly in cheeks – "solve" all the world’s problems in a brisk 60 minutes. World peace, sorted. Politics, done. Why didn’t we think of this before? (Wink, wink.) Don’t miss out on this rollercoaster of chuckles, jabs, and jibes! Subscribe, listen in, and let these two brighten up your day.
Aug 11, 2023
1 hr 1 min
Inside the Ring with Bill Dettloff: Unveiling the Untold Journey of Matthew Saad Muhammad
On this episode of The Sal and Bob Show, comedians Sal Demilio and Bob Phillips invite boxing writer Bill Dettloff to discuss his new book, a biography of light heavyweight champion Matthew Saad Muhammad. Through humor and captivating storytelling, they explore Muhammad's remarkable life, from his troubled youth in Philadelphia to his rise as a boxing legend. With engaging banter and admiration for Muhammad's legacy, the hosts and Bill Detloff shed light on his impact both inside and outside the ring.  Don't miss out on the opportunity to learn about the extraordinary life of Matthew Saad Muhammad. Grab a copy of "Boxing's Miracle Man" and immerse yourself in the riveting story of this boxing icon. 
Jun 21, 2023
49 min
From Hot Flashes to High Seas: Trump's Town Hall, World's Oldest Dog, and Basement Comedy
Join comedians Sal Demilio and Bob Phillips as they hilariously dissect Donald Trump's CNN town hall. From politics to pets, they cover it all! They share the heartwarming tale of Bobi, the world's oldest dog at 31 years old. Plus, Bob recaps his wild weekend at McCurdy's Comedy Theatre in Sarasota, Florida. Sal brings the laughs with the FDA approving a new drug for menopausal women's hot flashes and night sweats. They also discuss a cruise ship employee who lives and works onboard. Get ready for funny stories about performing on a booze cruise and getting bizarre gig offers. They tackle the NHL playoffs, including Toronto's loss to the Florida Panthers, and the Detroit Lions' schedule and draft picks. Join The Sal and Bob Show for laughs, insights, and sports banter you won't want to miss!
May 22, 2023
51 min
Chicken Wings, Playoff Wins, and American Pie: A Fun-Filled Chat with Sal and Bob
Welcome to The Sal and Bob Show, where comedians Sal Demilio and Bob Phillips shoot the breeze and chat about all sorts of stuff. In this episode, we're talking chicken wings, baby! Plus, we're giving a shoutout to the Toronto Maple Leafs for finally winning their first playoff series in 19 years.  We also reminisce about the Detroit Red Wings and Jacques Demers coaching - those were the days! We also gab about the ongoing NBA playoffs and give our hot takes on the Detroit Lions' 2023 draft picks. But it's not all sports talk, my friends.  Things get real when we talk about the recent report about America's loneliness epidemic. We discuss how social media might be making things worse and share some of our own experiences of feeling isolated. On a lighter note, we also talk about the South Korean president's visit to the White House and his impromptu performance of "American Pie." Bob shares his own hilarious "American Pie" story, and we get into a deep conversation about the meaning of the song by Don McLean. Finally, we round things out with some music talk, reminiscing about timeless releases from the likes of Michael Jackson, Billy Joel, and Taylor Swift. So sit back, relax, and let Sal and Bob take you on a wild ride through their eclectic musings.
May 8, 2023
58 min
Laughs, Sweat, and Tears: Behind the Scenes of Stand-Up Comedy
On this episode of The Sal and Bob Show, Sal and Bob take us on a wild ride through their comedic journeys. They start off by talking about how they got into comedy by taking classes, and their love for certain comedy clubs like the Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase and Skyline Comedy Club in Appleton, WI. Sal also shares his love for the entrances of various comedy clubs he's performed at - the little things, you know? Sal and Bob chat about the differences between performing on familiar stages versus new ones, and the various ways comedy clubs pay comedians (including the somewhat ridiculous practice of handing out social security numbers). They also dish about their favorite stages and share stories about working at McCurdy's comedy club in Florida. Moving on, the guys discuss their post-show routines, with Bob preferring to chill out while Sal loves hanging out with other comedians at diners. They also talk about the challenges of trying new material on stage, and share some hilarious stories from their experiences. Sal and Bob then dive into the state of comedy today, with social media and short clips leading to a surge in popularity. They wrap up by sharing some of their most memorable shows, including Sal's epic standing ovation performance and Bob's unforgettable gig at a 95-year-old twin's birthday party. If you're a comedy lover or just curious about the world of stand-up, you won't want to miss this episode!
Apr 24, 2023
1 hr 9 min
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