Category: Journalists

Sam Quinones Author of “Dreamland” 

Sam Quinones author of “Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic” talks about the scourge of heroin and oxycontin and why it created a nation of voters willing to vote Trump. Originally broadcast on the David Feldman Show.
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Jackie “The Joke Man” & Sam Quinones

Comedy Writing Legend Andy Breckman, creator of Monk, Comedy Writing Legend Steve Young, Letterman & The Simpsons, Down With Tyranny’s Howie Klein and from World Politics Review Judah Grunstein.

Journalist Sam Quinones is author of “Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic” which details the relationship between Oxycotin and America’s growing opiate epidemic.

Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling is the world’s leading expert on jokes. There is no joke he hasn’t heard, and he is one of the world’s greatest joke tellers.

Andy Breckman’s radio show 7 Second Delay can be heard on WFMU and he recently won a Writers Guild Award.

Steve Young’s book is “Everything’s Coming Up Profits: The Golden Age of Industrial Musicals” and it’s soon to be a documentary.

We talk healthcare, France, Trump remembering jokes and writing them.

Produced by Alicia Cordova

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Brody Stevens & Bonnie McFarlane

Comics Steve Pearl, Rich Vos, Mr. Methane and Howie Klein. Steve Pearl is considered one of the funniest comics in the world by everyone who understands the art of comedy. It’s another star studded episode, and yes we have THAT Mr. Methane, the one Janeane Garofalo had to follow at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. So much goodness, where to begin? Let’s start with Comic Brody Stevens who talks about the intersection between baseball and standup. Brody was a pitcher for ASU and has combined his love for the game with his love for comedy and it’s all about positive energy. Comic Bonnie McFarlane is an hysterical comic whose new book is You’re Better Than Me. She’s also a documentarian who hosts My Wife Hates Me the podcast with her husband “Comic” Rich Vos. Rich Vos jumps on the line because dinner isn’t ready. Then Comic Steve Pearl joins us from San Francisco. Steve is considered one of the funniest comedians ever, especially among comedy snobs in the Bay Area as well at the Comedy Store. Mr. Methane is the world’s leading anal vocalists, he joins us from Great Britain to discuss his instrument. And then Howie Klein, the founder and treasurer of the Blue America Pac talks Trump, Georgia and food.

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