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BBC’s Rich Hall & The Dollop’s Dave Anthony

BBC’s Rich Hall & The Dollop’s Dave Anthony

Kliph Nesteroff on the significance of Don Rickles. Comic Brian Kiley remembers the time he met Don. And Laura House is back. On Today’s show we remember Don, talk about the history of insult comedy, the origins of Bluegrass music, weaponized humor, getting even, fights between headliners and middles, what makes a successful podcast and […]

Dave Attell & Dean Obeidallah

Dave Attell & Dean Obeidallah

Dr. Katz, Cassie Grimaldi and The Insecure Morons. Dave Attell has been called one of the greatest standup comics whoever did it. If you ask the greats they will tell you they became great by watching Attell. He is considered a boundless fearless joke writer, and his work ethic makes him one of the most […]

BBC’s Louis Theroux

BBC’s Louis Theroux

BBC Documentarian Louis Theroux’s new film is entitled My Scientology Movie. Entertainment Weekly calls it one of the best documentaries of 2017. Plus, Kelly Carlin, Dan Pasternack, Professor Corey Brettschneider and Film Critic Michael Snyder. Louis Theroux is one of the world’s great documentarians who, for the BBC, has explored survivalists, black nationalists, white supremacists […]

Merrill Markoe

Merrill Markoe

Comedy Writer and Author Merrill Markoe is prominently featured on CNN’s critically acclaimed new history of comedy. She is a multiple Emmy award winning comedy writer who was instrumental in the creation of David Letterman’s landmark series on NBC. Merrill is also the author of several bestselling books including Cool Calm and Contentious, Nose Down […]

Gilbert Gottfried & Sarah Tiana

Gilbert Gottfried & Sarah Tiana

Jackie The Joke Man Martling. On today’s family friendly episode Gilbert and David tackle the most pressing issues of our time, like what are Marty Allen, Chevy Chase and Will Jordan really like? Did Paul Lynde like Jews? Does anyone? Gilbert Gottfried hosts The Amazing Colossal Podcast, one of the greatest thing’s on Earth. Sarah […]

Chuck Klosterman & Kevin Avery

Chuck Klosterman & Kevin Avery

Also Frank Conniff, Professor Corey Brettschneider, and Comedian Erik Bransteen. Author Chuck Klosterman tells us why Chuck Berry will one day become synonymous with Rock. Kevin Avery describes the worst bomb in comedy history. Frank Conniff on his cats. Professor Corey Brettschneider on Neil Gorsuch, Trump’s recent pick for the Supreme Court. Comic Erik Bransteen […]

Bobby Slayton and Will Durst

Bobby Slayton and Will Durst

Be sure to wear a flower in your hair for this San Francisco reunion of two of America’s greatest comedians… and David Feldman. Then Judah Grunstein the editor of World Politics Reviews joins us from Paris to talk about the appeal of nationalism and protectionism.

Todd Glass & Sam Seder

Todd Glass & Sam Seder

Rick Overton & Howie Klein. Todd Glass talks about practical jokes, and why he doesn’t like tricking people. Sam Seder recalls growing up with Archer’s H. Jon Benjamin. Rick Overton talks about working on Veep. Howie Klein talks Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s secret that he’s gay. Shhhh. It’s a secret! http://traffic.libsyn.com/davidfeldmanshow/3_10_17_DFS.mp3Podcast: Play in new […]

Keith and The Girls 12th Anniversary

Keith and The Girls 12th Anniversary

Also Comic Judy Gold and Novelist Jerry Stahl. It’s another powerhouse episode. Keith and The Girl started their podcast on March 7, 2005. For 12 years, five days a week, they have delivered one of the funniest and most authentic shows in podcast history. Subscribe to their podcast immediately! Judy Gold hosts Kill Me Now her […]

Lewis Black Talks Life 

Lewis Black Talks Life 

Plus Brian Stack! It’s Black and Stack! Lewis Black. Where to begin? How about where to see him? Lewis is playing the Borgata in Atlantic City March 10-11. March 16 he’s at the Historic Elsinore Theater in Salem, Oregon. March 17 he’s at the Mount Baker Theater in Bellingham, Washington. On March 18 he’s at […]

Bob Saget Is Back 

Bob Saget Is Back 

Plus comics Andrew Goldstein, Kristen Buckels and Giulia Rozzi. Bob Saget’s television roles include Danny Tanner on the ABC sitcom Full House and Netflix’s Fuller House. Saget hosted America’s Funniest Home Videos from 1989 to 1997. He also provided the voice of the future Ted Mosby on the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother […]

Oscars 2017, Dogs, Sex, Trump, and San Francisco 

Oscars 2017, Dogs, Sex, Trump, and San Francisco 

GOP Strategist Mike Murphy on how we ended up with Trump, Comedy Writer Kevin Kataoka recalls his family’s brush with a dark side of American history, Professor Lisa Wade author of American Hookup talks about sex on campus, Author Amy Sutherland author of Rescuing Penny Jane: One Shelter Volunteer, Countless Dogs, and the Quest to […]