Episode #212: Clusterfest 2018 with Mark Normand, Roy Wood Jr., and Sasheer Zamata
This is a special edition of Last Things First, recorded live during Clusterfest 2018 in San Francisco. Comedy Central was kind enough to ask me to host a series of Clusterfest panels for the media that they called fireside chats. In this session, I welcomed Sasheer Zamata, Roy Wood Jr., and Mark No... [Read More]
Marc Maron: ‘I’m familiar with coke, anger, bullying, selfishness’
The Glow star and hit podcaster talks drugs, divorces and his ‘horrible’ feud with Jon StewartThe night before I meet Marc Maron, I go to his standup show in London. These days Maron is best known for his hugely popular podcast, WTF with Marc Maron, which he started in 2009, and on which... [Read More]
NBC first broadcast TV network to launch own TV-based podcast network
NBC has become the first American broadcast TV network to launch its own podcast network that complements its primetime programming. The NBC Entertainment Podcast Network has launched this summer with podcasts devoted to Late Night with Seth Meyers, American Ninja Warrior and The Good Place.&nb... [Read More]
Episode #211: Romesh Ranganathan
Romesh Ranganathan was a math teacher before devoting his life to stand-up comedy in 2012. Since then, he has found great success in the UK, nominated for Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2013, and with TV appearances on Live at the Apollo, many panel shows, and his own BBC series for two ye... [Read More]
Episode #211: Romesh Ranganathan
Romesh Ranganathan was a math teacher before devoting his life to stand-up comedy in 2012. Since then, he has found great success in the UK, nominated for Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2013, and with TV appearances on Live at the Apollo, many panel shows, and his own BBC series for two ye... [Read More]
Episode #211: Romesh Ranganathan
Romesh Ranganathan was a math teacher before devoting his life to stand-up comedy in 2012. Since then, he has found great success in the UK, nominated for Best Newcomer at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2013, and with TV appearances on Live at the Apollo, many panel shows, and his own BBC series for two ye... [Read More]
Episode #210: Clusterfest 2018 with Rachel Feinstein, Jim Jefferies, Nikki Glaser and Sam Morril
This is a special edition of Last Things First, recorded live during Clusterfest 2018 in San Francisco. Comedy Central was kind enough to ask me to host a series of Clusterfest panels for the media that they called fireside chats. In this session, I welcomed Jim Jefferies, Rachel Feinstein, Nikki Gl... [Read More]
Episode #209: Nemr
Nemr grew up in San Diego and then moved back with his family to Lebanon, where he almost singlehandedly introduced the Middle East to the idea of live stand-up comedy. He definitely introduced many American comedians to Middle Eastern audiences over the past decade and more, and he has since t... [Read More]
Episode #209: Nemr
Nemr grew up in San Diego and then moved back with his family to Lebanon, where he almost singlehandedly introduced the Middle East to the idea of live stand-up comedy. He definitely introduced many American comedians to Middle Eastern audiences over the past decade and more, and he has since t... [Read More]
Episode #208: GROWN: Edson Jean & Joshua Jean-Baptiste
Joshua Jean-Baptiste and Edson Jean met as students at New World School of the Arts in Miami, where both learned how to become multi-hyphenates in this new world of show business, as actors, playwrights and filmmakers. Jean’s college thesis, the short film The Adventures of Edson Jean, wa... [Read More]