Episode #160: Tom Rhodes
Tom Rhodes has been obsessed with stand-up comedy since he was 12. As a teenager in Florida in the 1980s, he performed with fake IDs to get into the comedy clubs and won a contest that allowed him to perform at 19 at The Comedy Store in Hollywood. After stops in New York City and San […]... [Read More]
Episode #159: Haley Joel Osment
Haley Joel Osment was just a kid when he made his movie debut in Forrest Gump, racked up TV appearances as Jeff Foxworthy’s sitcom son and the Murphy Brown baby growing up, and earned his first Oscar nomination at the tender age of 11 for seeing dead people in The Sixth Sense. He’s also ... [Read More]
On Second Thought with Costaki Economopoulos
Checkout episode #3 of my new Laughly miniseries, On Second Thought, with my guest Costaki Economopoulos. We look back on one of Costaki’s early albums, 1999’s “C’mon, It’s Jokes” to see how he feels about jokes he told then about vaginas and about midgets. T... [Read More]
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]
The Laugh Button Podcast #125: Spoilers with Monroe Martin
Comedian Monroe Martin stops by The Riotcast studios to hang with Matt. The two talk about his career in comedy… MORE The Laugh Button Podcast #125: Spoilers with Monroe Martin appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
The Laugh Button Podcast #125: Spoilers with Monroe Martin
Comedian Monroe Martin stops by The Riotcast studios to hang with Matt. The two talk about his career in comedy… MORE The Laugh Button Podcast #125: Spoilers with Monroe Martin appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]