This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Laurie Metcalf and Tom Segura on ‘WTF’
The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of... [Read More]
‘Comedy Bang Bang’s “Best of 2017” Is Another Worthy Entry into an Epically Self-Indulgent Podcasting Institution
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. For pretty much any other podcast, having an annual “Best Of” that lasts longer than two and a half hours would seem incredibly self-indulgent. For Comedy Bang Bang, however, a tw... [Read More]
Episode #189: Jena Friedman
Jena Friedman is a stand-up comedian, writer and producer who’s now about to star in her first late-night special for Adult Swim. Friedman has written for The Late Show for David Letterman, produced for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and taken a one-woman show to the Edinburgh Fringe Festiva... [Read More]
Episode #189: Jena Friedman
Jena Friedman is a stand-up comedian, writer and producer who’s now about to star in her first late-night special for Adult Swim. Friedman has written for The Late Show for David Letterman, produced for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and taken a one-woman show to the Edinburgh Fringe Festiva... [Read More]
Jen Kirkman: ‘Joan Rivers was my comedy mother’
The US comic on her acid-tongued mentor, her British roots, not dating for a year and being caught up in the Louis CK scandalMassachusetts-born, Los Angeles-based Jen Kirkman, 43, is a comedian, podcaster and bestselling author. On TV, she’s known for being a panellist on Chelsea Lately and na... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: ‘The Best Show’ Recaps ‘Friends’
The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of... [Read More]
Episode #188: Cipha Sounds
Cipha Sounds got his start carrying crates and opening for Funkmaster Flex and was a longtime DJ on HOT 97 in New York City and VJ on Yo! MTV Raps. But his comedy cred is just as impressive, serving as the DJ for Chappelle’s Show on Comedy Central, going on tour with the likes of […] [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: ‘Dr. Gameshow’ Goes Off the Rails
The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of... [Read More]
Feral Audio Shuts Down After Abuse Allegations Surface Against Founder Dustin Marshall
Podcast network Feral Audio is no more. Just before the holiday break, abuse allegations against Feral Audio founder Dustin Marshall surfaced when his ex-girlfriend Abby Weems shared the below message via her band Potty Mouth’s Twitter page, detailing what Weems calls an “abusive re... [Read More]
Bob Zmuda’s ‘Fitzdog Radio’ Interview with Greg Fitzsimmons Represents Cringe-Listening at Its Finest
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. For fans of morbidly fascinating podcast trainwrecks, there is nothing quite like the anger and acrimony of a walkout. The walkout represents the ultimate breakdown of civility, when a podcas... [Read More]