Carlos Alazraqui, Mary Birdsong, Jimmy Dore, Eddie Pepitone, Jim Earl, Jane Edith Wilson, Stefane Zamorano, Alan Chapman and the Clutter Family head to Vegas with David and Marc Maron for the 5th Annual Poddy Awards recognizing outstanding achievement in Podcasting Sciences hosted by Billy Crystal. With Sammy Davis Junior, Faisal Shahzad, Sully Sullenberger, Danny Wayne, Kaley Cuoco, Larry Top (Carrot Top’s Older Brother), Nicolas Cage, Rita Rudner, Joan Rivers, Melissa Rivers, Jay Leno, Judy Garland, Arianna Huffington, & Joseph Cotten.
Written by Steve Rosenfield, Alan Chapman, Jim Earl, Ben Zelevansky and David Feldman. Executive Producer Troy Conrad. Engineered and mixed by Alex Steen.
Will and David talk about the comedy scene in San Francisco. Will talks about how he got started in comedy. And David recalls yet another standup comedy indignity he endured in front of his wife. Will talks about Boston comedy. David explains why he doesn’t believe in chastity belts for daughters. And more.
Plus at the very end of the show David catches MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann saying the C word, and we don’t mean “Countdown.”
Eddie Pepitone talks about working completely naked on the set of Showtime’s “Weeds.” Then Eddie tells David to give BP a break. Eddie plugs his new podcast “The Long Shot.” David and Eddie talk about all the backstabbing and infighting on this podcast. Eddie describes the thrill of being paid by ABC to do nothing while encouraging the masses to revolt. Greg Proops and Eddie get into a fight inside a homeless shelter. Jim and Greg Proops try to explain to Eddie where babies comes from.
Andres du Bouchet comedy writer and actor takes a job in David’s email room. Our theme song is performed by the Clutter Family. Their new album is available on CD Baby and iTunes. Greg Proops new CD “Proops Digs In” is available on iTunes. Eddie Pepitone’s new podcast is “The Long Shot.” Tonight’s show stars Greg Proop, Andres du Bouchet, Eddie Pepitone, Jim Earl, Jane Edith Wilson, and Andy Caploe. Our executive producer is Troy Conrad. Today’s show was mixed and engineered by Alex Stein. Today’s show was written by Ned Rice, Jim Earl, Steve Rosenfield, Eddie Pepitone, Andres du Bouchet and David Feldman.
Political humorist Will Durst tries to discuss California politics but David won’t shut up about declaring war on England. Durst, according to the New York Times, is “quite possibly the best political satirist working in the country today.”
Greg Proops and David talk Whose Line Is It Anyway? Hash, Humility, The Human Brain, Synapses, Speed, Keeping Sharp, Getting Older, Acting Class, Northern California, Chronic, San Francisco, Skunk, Amsterdam, Senior Moments, THC, Improv, Kaya, Euthanasia, and BP.
As a standing Pitzer College tradition, the graduating senior class selects its keynote speaker for the commencement ceremony.
In 2009 the senior class selected David Feldman. Here is a bootleg recording of David’s speech.