This Week in Comedy Podcasts: ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’ Womps It Up
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]
Marc Maron Presents Classic Showbiz with Kliph Nesteroff: A podcast miniseries
Find out what happened to Allan Drake, one of several Mob-connected comedians in mid-century America. His connections got him huge gigs at The Flamingo in Las Vegas and the Copacabana in New York. Those same connections would destroy his life and keep his name from reaching the history books. Hear f... [Read More]
Eugene Mirman’s Storytelling Show ‘Hold On’ Launches as a Podcast Next Week
Eugene Mirman’s storytelling series Hold On is launching as a podcast next week. Here’s the logline for the series, which debuted on Audible last year: Storytelling aficionado and inquisitive host Eugene Mirman (Bob’s Burgers) sits down with special comedian guests and pauses their... [Read More]
The ‘Deadpool’ Episode of ‘Hollywood Handbook’ Is Roughly a Million Times Funnier Than ‘Deadpool’
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. I finally caught up with the zeitgeist-capturing surprise blockbuster Deadpool for the Lukewarm Takes column on my website, and though I enjoyed it for the most part, it most assuredly did not liv... [Read More]
Episode #158: Chris Hardwick
Chris Hardwick is probably hosting a TV show or podcast as you listen to me introduce him here. Four nights a week, Hardwick hosts the comedy game show @midnight on Comedy Central. Sunday nights you can watch him Talking with Walking Dead cast members and everyone else on AMC. He also hosts a primet... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Chris Gethard Meets a Deaf ‘Beautiful/Anonymous’ Fan
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]
Talking Shit with the Sklar Brothers
The Sklar Brothers have been talking a lot of shit lately. Literally. The duo are the executive producers of a new documentary about bowel movements called Poop Talk, which debuts tonight at the Lower East Side Film Festival in New York. The film is an open and earnest look at, well, pooping, featur... [Read More]
Episode #157: Jim Jefferies
A comedian, actor and writer, Jim Jefferies has established himself as one of the most respected comics of his generation with a controversial and belief-challenging stand-up style that continues to surprise and entertain audiences around the globe. He recently wrapped an international stand-up tour... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Talkin’ ‘U Talkin’ U2 To Me?’
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]
Dr. Katz is back with “The Audio Files” exclusively on Audible
Fans of Dr. Katz rejoice! The good doctor, comedian Jonathan Katz, is back in session. This time, exclusively on Audible with the debut of Dr. Katz: The Audio Files. The first three episodes are available for free to lure you into the Audible fold, featuring sessions with Andy Kindler, Sarah Silverm... [Read More]