Episode #61: truTV’s “Those Who Can’t” red carpet premiere
Those Who Can't, teach. Those who can, pitch a TV show about the follies of three high-school teachers as a sitcom, and not only get it on the air, but also pack it so full of jokes and funny people that truTV already has ordered a second season of Those Who Can't before tonight's debut. I... [Read More]
Episode #60: Daniel Sloss
Daniel Sloss is only 25 but already has eight tours of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival under his belt, plus five appearances on American television via Conan in the past couple of years. How did he get so big in Scotland and around the world at such a young age? And why is his latest solo […] [Read More]
Weird Al and Gilbert Gottfried Were a Surprisingly Perfect Match on Gottfried’s ‘Amazing, Colossal Podcast’
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. Gilbert Gottfried doesn’t necessarily seem like someone who would make a smooth segue into podcasting. He seems less interested in conversation than in broadcasting his own voice as loudly a... [Read More]
Weird Al and Gilbert Gottfried Were a Surprisingly Perfect Match on Gottfried’s ‘Amazing, Colossal Podcast’
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. Gilbert Gottfried doesn’t necessarily seem like someone who would make a smooth segue into podcasting. He seems less interested in conversation than in broadcasting his own voice as loudly a... [Read More]
Scott Aukerman Announces a ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’ Tour with Lauren Lapkus, Paul F. Tompkins, and Neil Campbell
Scott Aukerman is going on tour with some Comedy Bang! Bang! pals. Aukerman revealed today that he’s taking Comedy Bang! Bang! on the road for a North American tour of live podcast tapings alongside guests Lauren Lapkus, Paul F. Tompkins, and Neil Campbell. The tour will make stops in Toronto,... [Read More]
Episode #59: Milana Vayntrub
Today’s guest, Milana Vayntrub, is recognizable to anyone who watches TV, owns a cell phone or even watches TV on their cell phones, as she has portrayed the friendly saleswoman Lily in TV ads for AT&T since 2013. Vayntrub also has appeared in episodes of Silicon Valley, ER, Key and Peele,... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: ‘Doin’ It with Mike Sacks’ Debuts
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 #58: Hannibal Buress
Hannibal Buress, threw himself a big ol’ bash when he turned 30. By then, Hannibal already had released two albums and a Comedy Central special, written for Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock, won an American Comedy Award, and was providing straight-man sidekick glances for The Eric Andre Show. I... [Read More]
Episode #58: Hannibal Buress
Hannibal Buress, threw himself a big ol’ bash when he turned 30. By then, Hannibal already had released two albums and a Comedy Central special, written for Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock, won an American Comedy Award, and was providing straight-man sidekick glances for The Eric Andre Show. I... [Read More]
Giulia Rozzi Explores ‘True Love’
When we last spoke, Giulia Rozzi and I talked about her predilection for deeply personal topics and how she feels the most at home when she’s being the most open. On her latest album True Love (available February 12th, just in time for Valentine’s Day), she explores some of her less well... [Read More]