Category: Authors

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 weekly podcast. Jerry Stahl is the author of Permanent Midnight, and has just finished up a six-part series for Vice A Tour From Hell about his recent 14-day holocaust bus tour.

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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 the Pantages Theater in Tacoma, Washington. For all of Lewis Black’s tour dates please visit Brian Stack is a comedy writer and performer who spent nearly 20 years creating some of the most memorable characters from Conan’s television shows. Remember Kilty McBagpipes? Hannigan the Traveling Salesman? Artie Kendall the Ghost Crooner? Sure you do. Now you know him from Stephen Colbert’s CBS show where Brian, among other things, is Cartoon Trump.

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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 from 2005 to 2014. Saget’s 2014 comedy album, “That’s What I’m Talkin’ About”, earned him a nomination for the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album.

Andrew Goldstein is a producer and writer, known for Big Morning Buzz Live, VH1’s Pepsi Super Bowl Fan Jam, and Uncommon Sense with Charlamagne.

Kristen Buckels has worked on Colin Quinn: The New York Story, The Chris Gethard Show and Cop Show.

Giulia Rozzi is a comedian, actress, and writer. Her appearances include Tru TV’s How To Be A Grown Up, Vh1’s The Greatest, Chelsea Lately, Comedy Central’s This Is Not Happening, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Lifetime TV, Playboy TV’s Foursome: Walk Of Shame, MTV, TLC, The Artie Lange Show, Italio MTV. As a writer, Giulia was a staff writer on MTV’s Silent Library, an associate producer/contributing writer on MTV’s Girl Code, and a contributing writer on TV Land’s Younger and Bravo’s Odd Mom Out. She has also written for Playgirl, Esquire, BUST, NY Press, Glamour, xoJane, AOL, Lifetimetv, Hello Giggles, Huffington Post, and more. Her essays appear in the books Mortified: Real Words Real People Real Pathetic and My Parents Were Awesome.Giulia is also the creator of the Tumblr site Making A Murderer Hairstyles which instantly became a viral hit receiving praise from NY Magazine, Complex, Metro UK, Huffington Post and others

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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 Find Them All Home, and Film Critic Michael Snyder talks Oscars 2017.

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Negin Farsad & Andy Kindler

Comics Andy Kindler, Negin Farsad, Angela Cobb and Jon Ross talk Milo Yiannopoulos’ appearance on Bill Maher, Trump-related anxiety, comedians performing on college campuses, the disintegration of social capital, the dangers of belonging to religious institutions with questionable political leanings, being pigeonholed as a residential Muslim, profiling in show business, diversity on TV shows, lowbrow vs. highbrow TV, the Marx Brothers vs. the Three Stooges, becoming famous before becoming good, how to properly dismiss yourself from a conversation, the art of schmoozing, the authenticity of jokes, the conviction of being a comic, Bibi Netanyahu, old jewish jokes, apartheid, going after sacred cows, Ted Turner, being a comedy purist, the State of the Industry Address, Letterman, why arguing religion is infantile, and David’s early days as a stand-up.


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