This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Larry Wilmore on ‘Fresh Air’
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]
The Laugh Button Podcast #68: Gary Gulman, It’s About Time!
This week Gary Gulman sits down with Mark and Matt to talk about his new stand-up comedy special, It’s About Time which was just released on Netflix. In the news, Matt saw the new Captain America movie while Mark actually ran into Captain America. New episodes of The Laugh Button Podcast are p... [Read More]
Episode #86: Anjelah Johnson
Anjelah Johnson has recorded multiple stand-up specials, but her character Bon Qui Qui is even more popular than her stand-up is -- her initial appearance on MADtv in 2007, ripped to YouTube, now has more than 70 million views. Bon Qui Qui put out a record with a few music videos, which ha... [Read More]
Episode #86: Anjelah Johnson
Anjelah Johnson has recorded multiple stand-up specials, but her character Bon Qui Qui is even more popular than her stand-up is -- her initial appearance on MADtv in 2007, ripped to YouTube, now has more than 70 million views. Bon Qui Qui put out a record with a few music videos, which ha... [Read More]
When Jimmy Dore Took on the $3,000 “Stand-Up Boot Camp” on ‘Comedy and Everything Else’
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. When Marc Maron took on Carlos Mencia in a two-part WTF episode documented recently in these here pages, it was a profound professional mismatch. One of the most hated, least respected names in co... [Read More]
When Jimmy Dore Took on the $3,000 “Stand-Up Boot Camp” on ‘Comedy and Everything Else’
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. When Marc Maron took on Carlos Mencia in a two-part WTF episode documented recently in these here pages, it was a profound professional mismatch. One of the most hated, least respected names in co... [Read More]
Episode #85: Cristela Alonzo
Cristela Alonzo grew up so poor in south Texas, the first-generation Mexican American lived with her single mother and siblings in an abandoned diner. Back then she learned English from watching TV and dreamed of a life as an actress. She found her true love in stand-up comedy, and that eventually l... [Read More]
Episode #85: Cristela Alonzo
Cristela Alonzo grew up so poor in south Texas, the first-generation Mexican American lived with her single mother and siblings in an abandoned diner. Back then she learned English from watching TV and dreamed of a life as an actress. She found her true love in stand-up comedy, and that eventually l... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Ronna & Beverly Give Free Advice
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 #84: Greg Behrendt
Greg Behrendt gets introduced to the stage these days as a best-selling author, which is true, but there’s more to Behrendt than meets the eye of anyone who read He’s Just Not That Into You. Or the follow-up books he has written with his wife. Or who saw him host a daytime TV show. Or [&... [Read More]