The Enduring Power of Harris Wittels’ Final ‘You Made It Weird’ Appearance
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. There is nothing that is not heartbreaking about Harris Wittels’ final visit to You Made It Weird, recorded only a few months before Wittels broke the comedy world’s heart by dying of ... [Read More]
Episode #7: Kevin Pollak
Kevin Pollak is a gifted actor, impersonator and comedian whom you've seen onscreen far more often than you probably even remember -- although you'll certainly recall his roles in such hits as A Few Good Men and The Usual Suspects. Pollak recently recurred as the dad in the CBS sitcom, Mom, and dire... [Read More]
So Long, ‘Professor Blastoff’
It’s a sad day in the hatch. The long-lived, much-loved podcast Professor Blastoff came to an end this week after 217 episodes. Hosted by David Huntsberger, Kyle Dunnigan, and Tig Notaro, the weekly podcast began with three working comedians growing their careers. The idea was to discuss an in... [Read More]
The Laugh Button Podcast #27: The Life and Times of Jamie Kaler
Matt and Mark talk about comedy movies in the box office. Emmy awards, what new specials are happening. Our guest, Jamie Kaler joins from our recent trip to the West Coast. We discuss his career in comedy, from an extra on Friends to starring in a TV series. It’s been a fun trip. New episodes ... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: ‘Professor Blastoff’ Says Goodbye
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 te... [Read More]
Episode #6: Michael Ian Black
Michael Ian Black is familiar to anyone who has watched TV in the past two decades -- first as a member of MTV sketch group The State, later in shows including Ed, Stella, Michael & Michael Have Issues, and several other series not named after first names. This summer, you can see him in scene-s... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Paul F. Tompkins Visits ‘Womp 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 te... [Read More]
The Laugh Button Podcast #26: Paid or Pain with Lisa Ann and Jay Nog
Iconic porn star Lisa Ann joins us with her comedy business partner Jay Nog. Lisa Ann and Jay discuss their NYC comedy show, Paid or Pain which is kicking off its next show on Friday, July 17th at 11:30pm. Lisa tells stories from her career, portraying Sarah Palin in XXX films, fantasy sports, and l... [Read More]
The Laugh Button Podcast #26: Paid or Pain with Lisa Ann and Jay Nog
Iconic porn star Lisa Ann joins us with her comedy business partner Jay Nog. Lisa Ann and Jay discuss their NYC comedy show, Paid or Pain which is kicking off its next show on Friday, July 17th at 11:30pm. Lisa tells stories from her career, portraying Sarah Palin in XXX films, fantasy sports, and l... [Read More]
How Andy Daly’s L. Ron Hubbard Raised the Ridiculousness of Scientology to Hilarious New Heights
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. Preeminent comic genius Andy Daly specializes in playing either the evilest nice guy you will ever meet, or the nicest exemplar of pure evil you will ever encounter. During his bravura appearances... [Read More]