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Local World News with Shane Torres and G ▶ Local World News with Shane Torres and Graham Kay
Local World News with Shane Torres and Graham Kay

Shane Torres and Graham Kay came over and we sifted through some local news together. In the attempt to steer away from the doom that is world news, we stumbled upon a triumphant story about Rocky the ...

486 Im Here to Tell You About Mushrooms ▶ #486 I'm Here to Tell You About Mushrooms with Mat Edgar
#486 I'm Here to Tell You About Mushrooms with Mat Edgar

How was your Shroomfets? Mat Edgar came over to talk about his Shroomfest and also all the others we've spent together! It's a good one. Subscribe to You Be Trippin'! Get tickets to see Ari & Big Jay ...

485 Escape Tapes with Big Jay Oakerson ▶ #485 Escape Tapes with Big Jay Oakerson
#485 Escape Tapes with Big Jay Oakerson

Out on the fire escape with Big Jay Oakerson on a New York summer night. This is an interesting one everybody. Big Jay Oakerson came to sit with me on the fire escape of my old studio and we talked mo ...

484 Cookies Crumble But They Dont Fall D ▶ #484 Cookies Crumble But They Don't Fall Down with Mike Cannon & Bren
#484 Cookies Crumble But They Don't Fall Down with Mike Cannon & Bren

Mike Cannon and Brendan Sagalow are on the pod this week talking about Cannon's new crowd work special Huge Mistake. He took 150mg of edibles and then went on stage and talked to the crowd at New Yo ...

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483 Tuesdays with Aris with Mark Normand ▶ #483 Tuesdays with Ari's with Mark Normand and Joe List
#483 Tuesdays with Ari's with Mark Normand and Joe List

Mark Normand, Joe List, Chuck, Schiavone, and I all piled in a questionable SUV (It wasn't an SUV) to drive to the new Soul Jole's to do a show. As you know Mark Normand and Joe List have a popular po ...

482 Backyard Blues with Steve Rannazzisi ▶ #482 Backyard Blues with Steve Rannazzisi and Nick Youssef
#482 Backyard Blues with Steve Rannazzisi and Nick Youssef

Nick Youssef and I went over to Steve Rannazzisi's new house to hang out by the pool and eat our weight in BBQ. We were going to talk about tough breakups in the pool but the day was so nice it got aw ...

481 Fame Whores with Kyle Dunnigan and J ▶ #481 Fame Whores with Kyle Dunnigan and Juston McKinney
#481 Fame Whores with Kyle Dunnigan and Juston McKinney

The hilarious Kyle Dunnigan came over to do a podcast and brought his equally funny friend Juston McKinney. We pretty much just shot the shit and talked about anything and everything, from New movies ...

480 Nomad with Xylia Buros ▶ #480 Nomad with Xylia Buros
#480 Nomad with Xylia Buros

Xylia Buros is a nomad. For the last 6 years, she has been a citizen of the world, traveling from country to country at her own whim. I’m really jealous. I met her in Rolf Potts’s writing class in Par ...

479 Bitches Be Trippin with Brendan Saga ▶ #479 Bitches Be Trippin with Brendan Sagalow
#479 Bitches Be Trippin with Brendan Sagalow

Brendan came over to be on my patreon but we were having way too much fun to keep this content from the public. Smoking weed and talking about bitches, what more could you ask for? Head to Patreon.com ...

478 Stabbing at a Bodega with Ryan Long ▶ #478 Stabbing at a Bodega with Ryan Long and Chris O'Connor
#478 Stabbing at a Bodega with Ryan Long and Chris O'Connor

Ryan Long and Chris O'Connor came over to talk about this crazy story about a bodega owner stabbing a guy to death. Was it self-defense? That's what his lawyers are saying, but apparently, you're not ...

477 Trading Louis for Luis with Louis CK ▶ #477 Trading Louis for Luis with Louis C.K., Joe List, and Kerryn Fee
#477 Trading Louis for Luis with Louis C.K., Joe List, and Kerryn Fee

This is a spite-cast! We did this exact podcast about a month ago but the only difference this time, we swapped out Luis J. Gomez and swapped Louis C.K in. Louis, Joe List, Kerryn Feehan, and I talk abou ...

476 Influenzer with Noel Leon ▶ #476 Influenzer with Noel Leon
#476 Influenzer with Noel Leon

Hot Girl Noel Leon came to the studio to talk to me about what it was like working as an Influencer. When she told me that was what she did for a living I was appalled, however now Noel is focused m ...

475 Swingers on a Plane with Anthony Dev ▶ #475 Swingers on a Plane with Anthony Devito
#475 Swingers on a Plane with Anthony Devito

Comedian Anthony Devito who once attended a swingers party and I sat on a plane and talked about Kansas City’s least known underbelly of fat people hook ups. KC is known for their third rate barbecue ...

474 Tip Your Bartender with Caitlin Pelu ▶ #474 Tip Your Bartender with Caitlin Peluffo & Colum Tyrrell
#474 Tip Your Bartender with Caitlin Peluffo & Colum Tyrrell

Immigrant bartender comedian Colum Tyrrell and former bartender turned current gullible comic Caitlin Peluffo met me in the studio and had some fun talking about the ins and outs of being behind the b ...

473 Festival of Hustlers with Ali Siddiq ▶ #473 Festival of Hustlers with Ali Siddiq
#473 Festival of Hustlers with Ali Siddiq

Former hustler and current standup Ali Siddiq talks with a man who rarely hustles but still does tons of standup Ari Shaffir to talk about all the lessons life gives you. One guy slung dope, the oth ...

472 Malcolm Xtra Large with Reggie Conqu ▶ #472 Malcolm Xtra Large with Reggie Conquest
#472 Malcolm Xtra Large with Reggie Conquest

Comedian Reggie Conquest converted to Islam over the pandemic. He talks to no religion former Jew current jerk comedian Ari Shaffir about how it happened. Reggie read the autobiography of Malcolm X (w ...

471 2022 State Of The Union with Dave Sm ▶ #471 2022 State Of The Union with Dave Smith
#471 2022 State Of The Union with Dave Smith

Dave Smith joins me to have our annual (except last year) what’s up with America. We covered everything. From the new baby exterminator laws to the current President, to the media’s attack on Joe Roga ...

470 Stealing from Bobby Kelly with Joe L ▶ #470 Stealing from Bobby Kelly with Joe List, Luis J. Gomez, and Kerr
#470 Stealing from Bobby Kelly with Joe List, Luis J. Gomez, and Kerr

Joe List, Luis J. Gomez, and Keryn Feehan join me on my rooftop for a wild all-over-the-place conversation that started with friendship and ended in a love child for which 23 states wouldn’t allow early ...

469 Father Figure with Chris Distefano ▶ #469 Father Figure with Chris Distefano
#469 Father Figure with Chris Distefano

Serial inside blaster and now father and comedian Chris Distefano talks to me about what it’s like to be a father. Chris was about as honest (and funny) as anyone I’ve ever talked to about this stuff. ...

468 In Plane Sight with Mike Cannon ▶ #468 In Plane Sight with Mike Cannon
#468 In Plane Sight with Mike Cannon

Delta Clear applicant and standup comedian Mike Cannon met up with me at the St Louis Lambert International airport to discuss today’s hot button topic in a discussion you could only be at if you pass ...

467 Nelson Muntz with Dan Soder ▶ #467 Nelson Muntz with Dan Soder
#467 Nelson Muntz with Dan Soder

Dan Soder came over to talk about his special that came out nearly three years ago. Son Of A Gary on HBOMax. This podcast is three years in the making. I've been wanting to get Dan on to talk about ...

466 Guide Me To Hell with Katie Hannigan ▶ #466 Guide Me To Hell with Katie Hannigan
#466 Guide Me To Hell with Katie Hannigan

Katie Hannigan sits down with me to tell me about her time as a NYC tour guide. It was a tawdry world of autistic tourist nerds and their dumb families. Make sure to check out Katie’s new standup come ...

465 Michigan Militia Lottery Losers with ▶ #465 Michigan Militia Lottery Losers with Big Jay Oakerson & Robert K
#465 Michigan Militia Lottery Losers with Big Jay Oakerson & Robert K

Big Jay Oakerson and Robert Kelly joined me on the road to Michigan for a weekend of shows. Come with us on the drive to Fort Wayne and watch us test our luck with a $20 scratch off ticket. Stay tuned ...

464 Ernest with Kerryn Feehan ▶ #464 Ernest with Kerryn Feehan
#464 Ernest with Kerryn Feehan

Ernest was a good dog. The best. Standup comedian Kerryn Feehan talks to dog owner and comedian Ari Shaffir about her special little guy Ernest. This is a really sad episode. But I felt like it was a ...

463 Raaaaage with Robert Kelly ▶ #463 Raaaaage with Robert Kelly
#463 Raaaaage with Robert Kelly

Standup comedian Robert Kelly is not in control of his emotions. He sat down with me, who is known to be emotionless, and told me about his problems controlling his anger. Generally Bobby is one of th ...

462 The Warped Tour with Ryan Long ▶ #462 The Warped Tour with Ryan Long
#462 The Warped Tour with Ryan Long

Ryan Long came to the studio to tell me about his days touring with his band The Johnstone's and what it was like playing Warped Tour. He's also got a special out now! It's called White Immigrant, cau ...

461 The Denver Chronicles with Ryan ONei ▶ #461 The Denver Chronicles with Ryan O'Neill and Brandt Tobler
#461 The Denver Chronicles with Ryan O'Neill and Brandt Tobler

Standup comedian Brandt Tobler who once tried to kill his dad, and son of a falconer and comic Ryan O’Neill met me for a throwback podcast in the tradition of the old Ice House Chronicles on the Death ...

460 Teachers Pet with Amy Shanker ▶ #460 Teacher's Pet with Amy Shanker
#460 Teacher's Pet with Amy Shanker

Comedian and former Chicago inner-city school teacher Amy Shanker talks to me a 2.2 GPA high school graduate about what it was like being a teacher. Spoiler alert: She did not love it. Still spent 10 ...

459 When Radio Was King with Cipha Sound ▶ #459 When Radio Was King with Cipha Sounds
#459 When Radio Was King with Cipha Sounds

Or as I wanted to call it *Airhorn Sound* Cipha Sounds came over to the studio to talk about his days as a DJ on Hot97 in New York. He explained to me, the whitest Jew boy in the world, what hip hop i ...

458 City of Compton with Jamar Neighbors ▶ #458. City of Compton with Jamar Neighbors
#458. City of Compton with Jamar Neighbors

Jamar Neighbors joined me on tour in Phoenix and told me all about growing up in Compton. Told me how he threw rocks at crack heads, beat people up, and almost got recruited to be in a gang but we bot ...

457 The Godfathers with Mark Normand and ▶ #457 The Godfathers with Mark Normand and Sam Morril
#457 The Godfathers with Mark Normand and Sam Morril

Mark Normand and Sam Morril came over to the Skeptic Tank studios to have a nice sober conversation with me about why they’re all better off without alcohol. And then somebody found the whisky. This w ...

456 Cold Hearts Warm Farts with Steve Ra ▶ #456 Cold Hearts Warm Farts with Steve Rannazzisi
#456 Cold Hearts Warm Farts with Steve Rannazzisi

Steve Rannazzisi came over to the new studio to talk about how much we hate winter and a bunch of other random things like the new Jackass and what podcast would have the dumbest listeners. It's a fun ...

455 The Most Texas Podcast Of All Time w ▶ #455 The Most Texas Podcast Of All Time with Joe Rogan and Tony Hinch
#455 The Most Texas Podcast Of All Time with Joe Rogan and Tony Hinch

Liberal mouthpiece Joe Rogan, and I guess heterosexual comedian Tony Hinchcliffe met me at a gun range in Texas to shoot the poop and tell stories about the past while Tony caressed his new girlfriend ...

454 Do Better An Unattainable New Years ▶ #454 Do Better: An Unattainable New Years Resolution Podcast with Sar
#454 Do Better: An Unattainable New Years Resolution Podcast with Sar

Sarah Tollemache and ever-fatter former non-steroid winner of Sober October Ari Shaffir sit on a treadmill in a gym they’ll never use to go over ways they’re going to no way change about themselves th ...

453 White People Want Me Dead with Nate ▶ #453 White People Want Me Dead with Nate Marshall
#453 White People Want Me Dead with Nate Marshall

Nate Marshall and I talk about how we both kind of feel the media is turning everybody on each other. We kept it funny, relaxed. Nate watched so much TV and read so much social media during the BLM pr ...

452 Chicks Suck with Emma Willmann ▶ #452 Chicks Suck with Emma Willmann
#452 Chicks Suck with Emma Willmann

Emma Willman and I talk about women. What they like. And a loooooot about what they don’t like. It was a funny conversation that I really could only have with a chick who dates chicks. Emma’s standup ...

451 Nirvana Is My Pearl Jam with Joe Lis ▶ #451 Nirvana Is My Pearl Jam with Joe List
#451 Nirvana Is My Pearl Jam with Joe List

Joe List came over to argue with me about music. For real Joe is top 3 or 4 comics into music. He’s got great taste and he loves going to live shows even more than I do. And I really really love going ...

450 Unicycling In A Homeless Toilet with ▶ #450 Unicycling In A Homeless Toilet with Jeff Danis and Ryan O'Neill
#450 Unicycling In A Homeless Toilet with Jeff Danis and Ryan O'Neill

Comedians and Beach Cops Ryan Oneill and Jeff Danis join me at a park in Los Angeles right outside an area where all the homeless people of Los Angeles take their malnourished dumps. It stunk so bad. ...

449 That Chappelle Movie Solocast ▶ #449 That Chappelle Movie (Solocast)
#449 That Chappelle Movie (Solocast)

I attended skateboarder and standup comedian Dave Chappelle’s screening of his movie at Madison Square Garden. And MAN! What a show. I really thought it was just going to be a movie screening. But why ...

448 Mother Of The Year with Ms Pat Bob S ▶ #448 Mother Of The Year with Ms. Pat, Bob Saget, Rich Vos and Robert
#448 Mother Of The Year with Ms. Pat, Bob Saget, Rich Vos and Robert

We got a whopper! Comedian and mom Ms Pat join comedian and America’s dad Bob Saget, comedian and dad Rich Vos, comedian and father of a son who loves me more than him Robert Kelly, and fatherless mul ...

447 From Rogan to La Grange with Shane G ▶ #447 From Rogan to La Grange with Shane Gillis and Mark Normand
#447 From Rogan to La Grange with Shane Gillis and Mark Normand

Comedian Shane Gillis and Comedian Mark Normand take a ride with me, known child abductor, further and further away from the liberal safety of Austin and closer and closer to the sexy dangers of La Gr ...

446 Swipe Right If Youre Horny with Jare ▶ #446 Swipe Right If You're Horny with Jared Freid
#446 Swipe Right If You're Horny with Jared Freid

Modern love guru Jared Freid talks to me, a renowned late pull outer, about the dating scene, what can be improved on the apps, his successes, and failures with romance, and his hatred of charcuterie ...

445 My Daddy Was A Mobster with Anthony ▶ #445 My Daddy Was A Mobster with Anthony DeVito
#445 My Daddy Was A Mobster with Anthony DeVito

I talked to Comedian Anthony Devito about finding out his dad was a made guy in the mob before they found him shot many times in the trunk of a car. Also about coming to terms with his dad's violent l ...

444 Rehab with Chloe LaBranche ▶ #444 Rehab with Chloe LaBranche
#444 Rehab with Chloe LaBranche

Recovering coke enthusiast and comedian Chloe LaBranche tells me about all her many trips to rehab. This one was WILD. So many great stories from Chloe about a world that’s waaaay interesting and for ...

443 Can I Get A Witness with Doug Smith ▶ #443 Can I Get A Witness with Doug Smith
#443 Can I Get A Witness with Doug Smith

Former Jehovah’s Witness Doug Smith and I talk about the Jehovahs. They. Are. Weird. Doug got raised in it when his mom decided some guy at her front door had great points. Parents never run it by the ...

442 Summers End with Mat Edgar and Ryan ▶ #442 Summers End with Mat Edgar and Ryan O'Neill
#442 Summers End with Mat Edgar and Ryan O'Neill

Mat Edgar, Ryan O'Neill, and I talked about our adventure in the woods for the final day of the greatest summer of my life. We found one of the coolest, most remote, wildernessy, beautiful, amazing, r ...

441 Korea Was Hell with Chris Alan ▶ #441 Korea Was Hell with Chris Alan
#441 Korea Was Hell with Chris Alan

Comedian and Air Force vet Chris Alan came over to tell me, famous draft dodger, about his time in the armed forces. It’s waaaay different than what you see in movies. It was a funny and super interes ...

440 Avoiding The Conversation with Yanni ▶ #440 Avoiding The Conversation with Yannis Pappas
#440 Avoiding The Conversation with Yannis Pappas

Yannis Pappas came over to my house to talk about the greatest baseball game ever attended. But it turns out I'm a terrible podcast host and as much as Yannis tried to get to the topic we agreed on, I ...

439 Wrecks In Effects with John Hastings ▶ #439 Wrecks In Effects with John Hastings
#439 Wrecks In Effects with John Hastings

John Hastings and I talk about car accidents on a fun episode of Skeptic Tank. John has been in a dozen accidents so he’s got a lot of experience. And I have hit and run over 34 people in my life, man ...

438 Six Months Of Hating Men with Annie ▶ #438 Six Months Of Hating Men with Annie Lederman
#438 Six Months Of Hating Men with Annie Lederman

Annie Lederman tells me about her time as a man-hater. Annie has come out of it since then but she recounts the way she got caught up in a world of despising an entire gender and how she was able to e ...

437 When The Store Had Balls with Eleano ▶ #437 When The Store Had Balls with Eleanor Kerrigan
#437 When The Store Had Balls with Eleanor Kerrigan

Eleanor Kerrigan comes over to talk about the glory days of the Comedy Store. Eleanor and Ari were employees of the Store together at the turn of the century. That sounds weird but it’s true. Are we o ...

436 Breastfeeding For Adults with Greg F ▶ #436 Breastfeeding For Adults with Greg Fitzsimmons
#436 Breastfeeding For Adults with Greg Fitzsimmons

Greg Fitzsimmons and Ari Shaffir go on a deep dive into forbidden acts of love in this public Patreon episode of Ari Shaffir’s Skeptic Tank. The boys, victims of generational inbreeding of different s ...

435 Cockfighter with Rojo Perez ▶ #435 Cockfighter with Rojo Perez
#435 Cockfighter with Rojo Perez

Standup comedian and retired rooster fighter Rojo Perez sits down with Standup comedian and rooster fight enthusiast Ari Shaffir to talk about cockfighting. Futu Manu in Tetum. Pelea De Gallos in Span ...

434 Just A Little Bit More Than The Law ▶ #434 Just A Little Bit More Than The Law Will Allow with Steve Rannaz
#434 Just A Little Bit More Than The Law Will Allow with Steve Rannaz

Star of the League, shoplifter, and standup comedian Steve Rannazzisi talks to tagged stealer of Netflix passwords, and standup comedian Ari Shaffir about breaking the law. These two friends of 20 yea ...

433 Anorexics Have Sick Diet Tips with M ▶ #433 Anorexics Have Sick Diet Tips with Maddy Smith
#433 Anorexics Have Sick Diet Tips with Maddy Smith

Former fatty and current standup comedian Ari Shaffir talks to world-renowned weight fluctuator and comedian Maddy Smith about her massive weight gains and losses and then gains again and then losses ...

432 Bark Like A Doggie With Luis J Gomez ▶ #432 Bark Like A Doggie With Luis J. Gomez
#432 Bark Like A Doggie With Luis J. Gomez

Comedian and homosexual child predator Luis J. Gomez talks to pot-stirrer and comedian Ari Shaffir about his old days selling comedy tickets to classless tourists in Times Square. The stories were WILD. ...

431 Edibles This Is How Those Stories St ▶ #431 Edibles: This Is How Those Stories Start with Mike Cannon and Br
#431 Edibles: This Is How Those Stories Start with Mike Cannon and Br

Space Cakes, Gummies, Brownies, chocolates, and the legendarily deadly Banana Bread. Comedian Brendan’s Sagalow and standup comedian Mile Cannon talk to standup comedian and creator of This is Not Hap ...

430 Stav Cums On My Tits and Pours Cum D ▶ #430 Stav Cums On My Tits and Pours Cum Down My Throat: A Relationshi
#430 Stav Cums On My Tits and Pours Cum Down My Throat: A Relationshi

Host of the Cumtown podcast Stavros Halkias joins standup comedian Ari Shaffir for a relationship and sex advice episode of Skeptic Tank. This is a “Dear Ari” relationship advice episode that’s usuall ...

429 Anxiety Ridden Time Bomb of Self Loa ▶ #429 Anxiety Ridden Time Bomb of Self Loathing with Big Jay Oakerson
#429 Anxiety Ridden Time Bomb of Self Loathing with Big Jay Oakerson

Standup comedian and host of The Bonfire and Legion of Skanks (in that order) Big Jay Oakerson talks about his struggle with anxiety disorder with comedian and host of nothing Ari Shaffir. Jay really ...

428 Crazy Latin Chick with Kim Congdon ▶ #428 Crazy Latin Chick with Kim Congdon
#428 Crazy Latin Chick with Kim Congdon

Comedian Kim Congdon is fucking nuts. Standup comedian and your host Ari Shaffir sits down with this crazy Chonga to discuss the origins of the stereotype of the fiery Latin woman and how wild and fun ...

427 Youre Fired with Graham Kay ▶ #427 You're Fired with Graham Kay
#427 You're Fired with Graham Kay

Comedian Graham Kay has been fired more than anyone on Earth. Stand-up comedian Ari Shaffir, fresh off not appearing on the Joe Rogan Experience Podcast for two years and before that losing his own sh ...

426 Beaten By Hecklers A Patreon Mailbag ▶ #426 Beaten By Hecklers: A Patreon Mailbag Episode With Robert Kelly
#426 Beaten By Hecklers: A Patreon Mailbag Episode With Robert Kelly

Standup comedian Robert Kelly and standup comedian Ari Shaffir share their plan for world domination in a public Patreon episode. This is the kind of thing I do all the time on Patreon behind the payw ...

425 Garbage People with Kevin Ryan and H ▶ #425 Garbage People with Kevin Ryan and H. Foley
#425 Garbage People with Kevin Ryan and H. Foley

Comedians Kevin Ryan and H. Foley from the @AreYouGarbage? Comedy Podcast joins standup comedian and your host Ari Shaffir in Kevin’s mom’s basement to talk about what makes someone human trash. The i ...

424 Road Trip with Mark Normand ▶ #424 Road Trip with Mark Normand
#424 Road Trip with Mark Normand

Mark Normand and I take a drivecast down to Pennsylvania for a show at SoulJoel’s Comedy Amphitheater. And we shot the shit the whole drive. I’ve always heard podcasts described as two friends talking ...

423 Pinc Louds Saved Our Summer ▶ #423 Pinc Louds Saved Our Summer
#423 Pinc Louds Saved Our Summer

Lead singer of Pinc Louds, Claudi, sat down with standup comedian @Ari Shaffirin Tompkins Square Park NYC to talk about busking and street performing in general. The summer could have gone in two dire ...

422 Chinese Circus Freak with Andrea Jon ▶ #422 Chinese Circus Freak with Andrea Jones-Rooy
#422 Chinese Circus Freak with Andrea Jones-Rooy

Comedian and Political Scientist Andrea Jones-Rooy came over to talk to standup comedian @Ari Shaffir about her time being a circus performer in Shanghai, China. That is correct. It’s one of the more ...

421 Theres No Glory Holes For Women with ▶ #421 There's No Glory Holes For Women with Ian Fidance
#421 There's No Glory Holes For Women with Ian Fidance

Ian Fidance and I took a drive down to New Jersey and talked and laughed about his weird level of sexuality. He’s got some unique views on sex and love and whether or not he’s gay. I assumed he was at ...

420 A Pot of Weed w Dan Soder Tony Hinch ▶ #420: A Pot of Weed w/ Dan Soder, Tony Hinchcliffe, Adrienne Iapalucc
#420: A Pot of Weed w/ Dan Soder, Tony Hinchcliffe, Adrienne Iapalucc

A celebration of marijuana in honor of the 420th episode of Ari Shaffir's Skeptic Tank Podcast. I got my friends and comedians Duncan Trussell, Dan Soder, Tony Hinchcliffe, Steve Rannazzisi, Sal Vulca ...

419 Stay in Your Lane w Nate Bargatze ▶ #419: Stay in Your Lane w/ Nate Bargatze
#419: Stay in Your Lane w/ Nate Bargatze

My guest today Nate Bargatze and I are talking about Hollywood, and its pontifical actors who can’t seem to stop gabbing. They give us their opinions constantly, all day long, and most of the time wit ...

418 The Spiritual Healer w Bonnie Willow ▶ #418: The Spiritual Healer w/ Bonnie Willow
#418: The Spiritual Healer w/ Bonnie Willow

Bonnie Willow is a super interesting woman I met in a hostel in the Andes. She is a Reiki Master and Inter-Faith Minister. Bonnie also runs a school, The School of Peace. I don’t even know how to desc ...

417 Youre Gay w Matteo Lane ▶ #417: You're Gay w/ Matteo Lane
#417: You're Gay w/ Matteo Lane

Standup Comedian Matteo Lane comes on Ari Shaffir’s Skeptic Tank this week to tell me all about gay culture. It’s FASCINATING. And it’s changed so much since I first discovered gays back in college. M ...

416 Serious as a Heart Attack w Keith Ro ▶ #416: Serious as a Heart Attack w/ Keith Robinson
#416: Serious as a Heart Attack w/ Keith Robinson

Standup comedian Keith Robinson joins standup comedian Ari Shaffir this week to tell me about his stroke. I had a lot of questions. And Keith was forthcoming and hilarious. My favorite kind of guest. ...

415 Baby Skeletons w Adrienne Iapalucci ▶ #415: Baby Skeletons w/ Adrienne Iapalucci
#415: Baby Skeletons w/ Adrienne Iapalucci

venmo.com/adrienne-iapalucci- or - Paypal.me/BabySkeletons We’re trying something different this week. I, Ari Shaffir, am bringing you an entire album of one of my favorite comedians in the world. For ...

414 Friend Zone w Brendan Sagalow ▶ #414: Friend Zone w/ Brendan Sagalow
#414: Friend Zone w/ Brendan Sagalow

Brendan Sagalow is a master at getting turned down by women. “I just don’t see you like that,” they tell him. It’s called being put in the friend zone. And it happens to Brendan A LOT. Join us as we d ...

413 My 2020 Year In Review Part 7 of 7 R ▶ #413: My 2020 Year In Review Part 7 of 7 - Resolutions and Goals for
#413: My 2020 Year In Review Part 7 of 7 - Resolutions and Goals for

I try to do these public resolutions every year. That way I'm more likely to stand by them. Everybody should make resolutions. They're not lame. They're goals. It's important to verbalize where you wa ...

413 Year In Review 6 of 7 Leaving Americ ▶ #413: Year In Review (6 of 7) - Leaving America - Ari Shaffir's Skept
#413: Year In Review (6 of 7) - Leaving America - Ari Shaffir's Skept

With the winter approaching, and the threat of lockdowns looming, I decided toleave the country to do some exploring. Ari Shaffir loves to travel. And what a better time than now. It's scary to do, bu ...

413 My 2020 Year In Review 57 The Skanks ▶ #413 My 2020 Year In Review 5/7 - The Skanks Election - Ari Shaffir's
#413 My 2020 Year In Review 5/7 - The Skanks Election - Ari Shaffir's

I almost forgot about the election that saved comedy. Not the presidential election. No, that doesn't really matter. We're still gonna be at war with 7 countries and watch therich get richer and the p ...

413 My 2020 Year In Review 47 Best Summe ▶ #413: My 2020 Year In Review 4/7 - Best Summer Ever
#413: My 2020 Year In Review 4/7 - Best Summer Ever

In part 4 of My 2020 Year in Review podcast, I talk about returning to New York City. I am standup comedian Ari Shaffir. And I'm only a standup comedian while I'm doing standup comedy. Otherwise, I'm ...

413 My Year In Review 37 Moving Into My ▶ #413 My Year In Review 3/7 - Moving Into My Parents' Basement
#413 My Year In Review 3/7 - Moving Into My Parents' Basement

Covid changed a lot for a lot of people. Bezos is killing it more than ever. And whoever owns Purell. But for the rest of us things went off the rails. With the March lockdown looming, standup comedia ...

413 My 2020 Year In Review 27 Troll of t ▶ #413: My 2020 Year In Review 2/7 - Troll of the Year
#413: My 2020 Year In Review 2/7 - Troll of the Year

Troll of the Year. On part 2 of My 2020 Year in Review podcast I talk about how I brought a city to its knees. With a few expertly timed and crafted words I made Los Angeles crumble. It was hilarious. ...

413 My Year In Review Part 1 of 7 New Or ▶ #413: My Year In Review - Part 1 of 7 (New Orleans, Hawaii, and Plann
#413: My Year In Review - Part 1 of 7 (New Orleans, Hawaii, and Plann

It's time for my annual Year In Review podcast. This ain't about what happened in the world. This is about what happened in the world of the greatest living athlete, Ari Shaffir. It was a wild one. Fu ...

412 The Peoples Revolution with John Den ▶ #412: The Peoples Revolution (with John Dennehy)@JDennehy_Writes
#412: The Peoples Revolution (with John Dennehy)@JDennehy_Writes

John Dennehy came over to talk to me about Ecuador. Specifically about the 2005 People's Revolution that toppled their government. John was there for all of it. He even helped set up road blocks durin ...

411 Tim Dillon Eat The Rich Gas The Poor ▶ #411: Tim Dillon - Eat The Rich, Gas The Poor (Intro/outro with Joe L
#411: Tim Dillon - Eat The Rich, Gas The Poor (Intro/outro with Joe L

Tim Dillon got together with me to help me understand wealthy people. They're not like you and I. Sometimes I hate them and sometimes I am in awe of them. Tim broke down all the reasons they suck, and ...

410 Auto joErotic A Fixation with Joe Ro ▶ #410: Auto joErotic A Fixation with Joe Rogan (plus Ryan Oneill joins
#410: Auto joErotic A Fixation with Joe Rogan (plus Ryan Oneill joins

Joe Rogan loves two things. Fast cars and dank weed. And he's owned plenty of both. Joe and I talked about where his automobile obsession came from, the coolest cars he's ever driven, road handies, an ...

409 Shane and Shaffir Shit on Shit ▶ #409: Shane and Shaffir Shit on Shit
#409: Shane and Shaffir Shit on Shit

Shane Gillis and I love to get drunk and talk trash. Pretty much everything sucks if you look into it. So I came up with some shit to talk shit about and then Shane and I shit on that shit while getti ...

408 The Lady With A Giant Hog Margo Reis ▶ #408: The Lady With A Giant Hog (Margo Reiss @Margo_A_GoGo)
#408: The Lady With A Giant Hog (Margo Reiss @Margo_A_GoGo)

Margo Reiss came over and let me ask her all about transsexuality. I mean, super cool about it. Let me just ask anything I didn't understand and she explained what it was like to me. We got into why t ...

407 Obsessive Obsessive Compulsive Compu ▶ #407: Obsessive Obsessive Compulsive Compulsive Obsessive Compulsive
#407: Obsessive Obsessive Compulsive Compulsive Obsessive Compulsive

Eli Sairs came over to talk to me about his OCD. He's got it bad. And it's all wrapped up with Jesus, too, which makes it even harder to deal with. The levels this guy has to go through just to make t ...

406 Oh The Horror Zac Amico ▶ #406: Oh, The Horror! (Zac Amico)
#406: Oh, The Horror! (Zac Amico)

Zac Amico told me some amazing stories about producing low budget horror movies. Zac is a hilarious comic and podcaster and he's also a producer of films for Troma, one of the greatest pulp horror mak ...

405 War Stories Jake Hanrahan ▶ #405: War Stories (Jake Hanrahan)
#405: War Stories (Jake Hanrahan)

Jake Hanrahan talked to me about conflict reporting. He goes to war zones and tries to bring back word of what's actually going on in these areas. It's crazy. He brings back tons of footage. Look at P ...

404 Talkin Baseball Lip Reading with Jim ▶ 404: Talkin' Baseball (Lip Reading) with Jimmy O'Brien of Jomboy Medi
404: Talkin' Baseball (Lip Reading) with Jimmy O'Brien of Jomboy Medi

Jimmy O'Brien from Jomboy Media came over and we had a great talk about baseball. Jimmy is crazy about the sport. And we share favorite teams! The greatest sports franchise of all time, The New York Y ...

403 Mailbag with Joe Derosa and Louis Ka ▶ #403: Mailbag (with Joe Derosa and Louis Katz in the park)
#403: Mailbag (with Joe Derosa and Louis Katz in the park)

Joe Deros and Louis Katz met me in a park on the outskirts of Chinatown just to shoot the crap. Derosa and I drank Natty Lights. Katz kept his mask on the whole time. We got stared at by old Chinese p ...

402 2020 State of the Union Part 2 w Dav ▶ #402: 2020 State of the Union Part 2 w/ Dave Smith
#402: 2020 State of the Union Part 2 w/ Dave Smith

Dave Smith and I finish the last 4 hours of the craziest year of our state of the union podcasts we've ever done. There was just so much going on. We got into politics, the press, war, the way everybo ...

401 The 2020 State of the Union part 1 w ▶ #401: The 2020 State of the Union part 1 (w/ Dave Smith)
#401: The 2020 State of the Union part 1 (w/ Dave Smith)

Dave Smith came over to start our yearly talk on what's going on with America. Dave is a libertarian. So he's one of the more unbiased voices you'll get on politics because he has no political team. I ...

400 Shoot To Kill DanishAndOneill Ryan O ▶ #400: Shoot To Kill (@DanishAndOneill) Ryan Oneill and Jeff Danis of
#400: Shoot To Kill (@DanishAndOneill) Ryan Oneill and Jeff Danis of

Ryan Oneill and Jeff Danis come on to talk about some criminal mastermind shooting 3-5 gunshots at Oneill from about 4 feet away. Unfortunately the guy missed. But something good will come from it. An ...

399 e Rage SteveRannazzisi ShaneMGillis ▶ #399: e-Rage: (@SteveRannazzisi, @ShaneMGillis, & @PhilanthropyGal)
#399: e-Rage: (@SteveRannazzisi, @ShaneMGillis, & @PhilanthropyGal)

Steve Rannazzisi, Shane Gillis and Corinne Fisher came over to the Skeptic Tank Studio to talk about what it's like going through a mass internet backlash. It has many names, online mobs, cancel cultu ...

398 Simps Up Hos Round KerrynFeehan ▶ #398: Simps Up, Ho's 'Round (@KerrynFeehan)
#398: Simps Up, Ho's 'Round (@KerrynFeehan)

Kerryn Feehan came over to tell me about this wild world of getting dudes to just send you money. For nothing. I mean, legitimately for nothing. And then we started talking and she started telling me ...

397 Loss Prevention Officer JoeListComed ▶ #397: Loss Prevention Officer (@JoeListComedy) The hilarious tales of
#397: Loss Prevention Officer (@JoeListComedy) The hilarious tales of

Joe List came over to tell me about his years working theft prevention at a Sears outside Boston. These are great stories about being exactly my enemy at one of my passions, shoplifting. Put this podc ...

396 Music is for Drugs AriShaffir ▶ #396: Music is for Drugs (@AriShaffir)
#396: Music is for Drugs (@AriShaffir)

I took too many whatevers and went on a deep dive into the way music is a response to social events and drug use. It's a solecast originally on my patreon. Join, if you want, at patreon.com/arishaffir ...

395 New Dog Old Tricks Justin Silver Dog ▶ #395: New Dog Old Tricks (Justin Silver) (....... Dog, Training, pupp
#395: New Dog Old Tricks (Justin Silver) (....... Dog, Training, pupp

Justin Silver, heralded dog trainer from the @TheLanguageOfDogs instagram page and the book by the same title, comes in to tell me how he got started training dogs, the methods he uses to get dogs lis ...

394 Doing Rails w Nick Cody nick cody vi ▶ 394: Doing Rails (w/ Nick Cody) (nick cody virus train o&a portland a
394: Doing Rails (w/ Nick Cody) (nick cody virus train o&a portland a

Nick Cody joined me from Melbourne, Australia to tell me about his epic trip he took across America at 19 years old. Went from Portland to NY by train to save like $90. Idiot. But also very cool. The ...

394 Shaped Like a Human Question Mark Ca ▶ #394: Shaped Like a Human Question Mark (@CarmenComedian)
#394: Shaped Like a Human Question Mark (@CarmenComedian)

Carmen Lynch was a scoliosis nerdburger in hight school. She wore a back brace and couldn't make friends. She came on the podcast this week to tell me about it. How she dealt with having scoliosis at ...

392 NYC Street Fair JoeDerosaComedy Phil ▶ #392: NYC Street Fair (@JoeDerosaComedy & @PhilanthropyGal) tags: Cor
#392: NYC Street Fair (@JoeDerosaComedy & @PhilanthropyGal) tags: Cor

Corrine Fisher and Joe Derosa came to the studio to talk about the awesome and unique state NYC boozers find themselves in. It's summertime and none of the bars allow indoor seating. So many of them h ...

391 Cops BigJayOakerson ▶ #391: Cops (@BigJayOakerson)
#391: Cops (@BigJayOakerson)

Big Jay Oakerson came to the studio to talk to me about Cops. His favorite show in the history of television just got BLMed so he's in a bit of a state of mourning. And when I say favorite, I mean of ...

391 Cops BigJayOakerson ▶ #391: Cops (@BigJayOakerson)
#391: Cops (@BigJayOakerson)

Big Jay Oakerson came to the studio to talk to me about Cops. His favorite show in the history of television just got BLMed so he's in a bit of a state of mourning. And when I say favorite, I mean of ...

390 Gingie Whisker CheetoSantino ▶ 390: Gingie Whisker (@CheetoSantino)
390: Gingie Whisker (@CheetoSantino)

Andrew Santino met me for the last podcast in my quarantine to talk about the wet brown devil, whisky. Bourbon, Scotch, Rye, you know what I'm talking about. It's my favorite alcohol. For when I want ...

390 Gingie Whisker CheetoSantino ▶ 390: Gingie Whisker (@CheetoSantino)
390: Gingie Whisker (@CheetoSantino)

Andrew Santino met me for the last podcast in my quarantine to talk about the wet brown devil, whisky. Bourbon, Scotch, Rye, you know what I'm talking about. It's my favorite alcohol. For when I want ...

389 Sam Morrils 5 Things I Cant Wait To ▶ #389: Sam Morril's 5 Things I Can't Wait To Do Again
#389: Sam Morril's 5 Things I Can't Wait To Do Again

Sam Morril hung out with me in my backyard to tell me what he's been missing lately. He's so damn funny. Please everybody watch his new special, I Got This on YouTube now. I guarantee he'll be a hou ...

388 Free Hong Kong IAmGarron ▶ 388: Free Hong Kong (@IAmGarron)
388: Free Hong Kong (@IAmGarron)

Garron Kertnen Chiu met me at a Hong Kong comedy club to tell me about the protests for autonomy that have been going on there over the past year or so. All the important details, like how do you get ...

387 Mark Normands 5 Things I Cant Wait T ▶ #387: Mark Normand's 5 Things I Can't Wait To Do Again (@MarkNormand)
#387: Mark Normand's 5 Things I Can't Wait To Do Again (@MarkNormand)

Mark Normand, fresh off the success of his new special Out To Lunch (available now on YouTube), met me on the deserted streets of New York to play the 5 things we miss game. We probably got to like ...

386 The Revenge Robber MadFlavor ▶ #386: The Revenge Robber (@MadFlavor)
#386: The Revenge Robber (@MadFlavor)

Joey Diaz is one of my all time stealing heroes. He is an inspiration to shoplifters everywhere. Even though he's semi-retired since having a child, his legend lives on. This episode is all about stea ...

385 Bobby Kellys 5 Things I Cant Wait To ▶ #385: Bobby Kelly's 5 Things I Can't Wait To Do Again
#385: Bobby Kelly's 5 Things I Can't Wait To Do Again

Robert Kelly joins me for the first in a series of podcasts where I'm just gonna do some wishful thinking. Fun podcast with a good friend. It's nothing serious. It's all about the stuff we've been thi ...

384 10 Days of Silence Vipassana Meditat ▶ #384: 10 Days of Silence; Vipassana Meditation (with Jessica Michelle
#384: 10 Days of Silence; Vipassana Meditation (with Jessica Michelle

Jessica Michelle Singleton came on to talk to me about taking a 10 day vow of silence for Vipassana meditation. I tried it a few years ago and failed. Still got a ton out of it. But she made it all th ...

383 Silent But Deadly The JoeListComedy ▶ #383: Silent But Deadly; The @JoeListComedy Story
#383: Silent But Deadly; The @JoeListComedy Story

Joe List has a bad attitude and a worse stomach. He ate nothing but chicken parm sandwiches and Chipotle for the last 14 years and then for some reason, one day last year his stomach just stopped work ...

382 Psychedelic Christmas DuncanTrussell ▶ #382: Psychedelic Christmas (@DuncanTrussell)
#382: Psychedelic Christmas (@DuncanTrussell)

Duncan Trussell and I talked about LSD for about 2 hours. Nobody in my life is more of an acidhead than Duncan. He knows the history, the risks, the joys, all of it. We did this in honor of Bicycle Da ...

381 Hurricane Katrina The Good Old Days ▶ #381: Hurricane Katrina; The Good Old Days (@MrSeanPatton)
#381: Hurricane Katrina; The Good Old Days (@MrSeanPatton)

Sean Patton becomes the first Skeptic Tank guest to ever appear via webcam to tell me about what New Orleans was like for him in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Pretty much Skeptic Tank is the onl ...

380 Have A Corona MarkNormand ▶ #380: Have A Corona (@MarkNormand)
#380: Have A Corona (@MarkNormand)

Mark Normand became the first (and only) guest in the newly built Skeptic Tank Studio! This was recorded March 17, the first day bars and restaurants were closed in New York. We talked about what it w ...

379 Aloha Oe Vey ChinoBrah ▶ #379: Aloha Oe Vey (@ChinoBrah)
#379: Aloha Oe Vey (@ChinoBrah)

Chino LaForge met me before one of our shows to tell me about the history of the country of Hawaii. I think it ain't even really part of America. Honestly. I know it is, but I don't agree. Chino broke ...

378 Robert Kelly Live an album commentar ▶ #378: Robert Kelly Live (an album commentary with @RobertKelly)
#378: Robert Kelly Live (an album commentary with @RobertKelly)

Roberty Bobby Kelly had me over to the YKWD studios to record an album commentary episode of Skeptic Tank on his first comedy album, Robert Kelly Live. On these episodes I break down a comic's (usua ...

377 Dog Day Afternoon Iapalucci ▶ #377: Dog Day Afternoon (@Iapalucci)
#377: Dog Day Afternoon (@Iapalucci)

Adrienne Iapalucci came over to my hotel room in Spokane and we sat and talked about dogs for almost 2 hours. She's been a long time dog freak and so have I. And I just recently got my first dog ever ...

376 My 2019 Year in Review a solocast ▶ #376: My 2019 Year in Review (a solocast)
#376: My 2019 Year in Review (a solocast)

2019 was a great year for me. They're all great years, to be honest. But 2019 was no different. Come along as I go over all my favorite podcasts, standup shows, travels, and details of another year wh ...

375 Kid With A Cow Heart JessicaKirson ▶ #375: Kid With A Cow Heart (@JessicaKirson)
#375: Kid With A Cow Heart (@JessicaKirson)

Jessica Kirson met me at Gas Digital studios to tell me about what her daughter has been going through with heart surgeries. Her kid was born with major heart problems so she's been through multiple s ...

374 Truth Be Told Jimmy Dore ▶ #374: Truth Be Told (@Jimmy_Dore)
#374: Truth Be Told (@Jimmy_Dore)

Jimmy Dore met me at All Things Comedy studios to explain to me exactly what a progressive is. I've found more and more that I relate to his views on politics more than most people. The distrust in jo ...

373 Jew SamTripoli SteveRannazzisi Steve ▶ #373: Jew (@SamTripoli @SteveRannazzisi @SteveSimeone @MichaelRappapo
#373: Jew (@SamTripoli @SteveRannazzisi @SteveSimeone @MichaelRappapo

In honor of me announcing the date of my long awaited standup special recording for Ari Shaffir: Jew, I brought on some friends to talk about Jews. Sam Tripoli, Michael Rappaport (just walking by an ...

372 Roid Rage iAmMikeCannon ▶ #372: 'Roid Rage (@iAmMikeCannon)
#372: 'Roid Rage (@iAmMikeCannon)

Mike Cannon met me at Gas Digital to tell me about his old days as a total meathead who legit took steroids. I'm not even kidding. You can't believe how much of an idiot this guy was. He's normal now, ...

371 So Over October a solocast ▶ #371: So Over October (a solocast)
#371: So Over October (a solocast)

I am so freaking DONE with this month. It's the worst. It's not even difficult being sober. It's just boring. Really really boring. In years past I could occupy myself with a contest against my friend ...

370 Troll Milo Yiannopoulos ▶ #370: Troll (Milo Yiannopoulos)
#370: Troll (Milo Yiannopoulos)

Milo Yiannopoulos came over to my apartment to have one of my favorite talks ever on this podcast. It's a talk about trolling. Milo is one of the best in the world at it. This is gonna take you a week ...

369 The Podfather Redban ▶ #369: The Podfather (@Redban)
#369: The Podfather (@Redban)

Brian Redban took me into his new podcast studio to talk about the early days of the podcast scene in Los Angeles. When everything was guerrilla. When it was fresh and new and nobody knew what it was ...

368 The 2019 State Of The Union ComicDav ▶ #368: The 2019 State Of The Union (@ComicDaveSmith)
#368: The 2019 State Of The Union (@ComicDaveSmith)

Dave Smith joins me for our annual look at how things are going in America. We talk about politics, climate, drugs, economics, and everything else we can think of. Dave is really well read and neither ...

 367 Dragon Lady BigJayOakerson ▶ # 367: Dragon Lady (@BigJayOakerson)
# 367: Dragon Lady (@BigJayOakerson)

Big Jay Oakerson (43:45) and I went up to the roof to talk about smoking. How he started, how he tries to quit, how cool it is, what it does to you, the smell. Really all of it. As we did it, he smoke ...

366 Smackdown SalVulcano ▶ #366: Smackdown (@SalVulcano)
#366: Smackdown (@SalVulcano)

Sal Vulcano and I both went to WWE's Smackdown on September 10, 2019. It was Sal's 80th WWE event. It was my first. I had SO many question. So Sal came over to my apartment 6 days later to tell me all ...

365 The Revolution Kalle Lasn Adbusters ▶ #365: The Revolution (Kalle Lasn, Adbusters Editor in Chief)
#365: The Revolution (Kalle Lasn, Adbusters Editor in Chief)

Adbusters Editor in Chief, Kalle Lasn met me in his office at the magazine to talk to me about the revolution. I see it going down only with violence but he is far more hopeful about the ways in which ...

364 Matrix Vacation a solocast ▶ #364: Matrix Vacation (a solocast)
#364: Matrix Vacation (a solocast)

Let me tell you about the month I took off from screens. All July. No texting, no computer. Only a land line. It was weird for sure, but it was also kind of glorious. Check out my patreon page at aris ...

363 On A Steel Horse I Ride Xavier Himma ▶ #363: On A Steel Horse I Ride (Xavier Himma)
#363: On A Steel Horse I Ride (Xavier Himma)

Xavier Himma met me on the roof of my apartment to tell me about his amazing bike ride from Ottawa to Argentina. I've never even heard of such a thing. Be aware that the first 3 minutes of the intervi ...

362 Once Upon A Time In Hollywood A Spoi ▶ #362: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (A Spoiler Alert Episode) with @S
#362: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (A Spoiler Alert Episode) with @S

Sam Morril and I went to see Tarantino's new movie Once Upon A Time In Hollywood and then came back to my place, got drunk off scotch and talked about what we saw. There are spoilers in this. They s ...

361 Spange Tall Boy ▶ #361: Spange (Tall Boy)
#361: Spange (Tall Boy)

A homeless non-binary person let me sit with her and talk about what it's like to live on the street and beg for change. Spange is a homeless term that means spare change. I think it's a verb. Anyway, ...

360 The Cacophony Society chuckpalahniuk ▶ #360: The Cacophony Society (@chuckpalahniuk)
#360: The Cacophony Society (@chuckpalahniuk)

Chuck Palahniuk had me over to his Portland writing office to tell me about the heyday of the Portland Cacophony Society. It's this crazy group that pulled large scale pranks on the minds of normal pe ...

359 Digital Vacation AriShaffir ▶ #359: Digital Vacation (@AriShaffir)
#359: Digital Vacation (@AriShaffir)

I am going offline for a while. I want to clear my head of all the noise and clutter that the internet has been throwing at me. It's become a net negative in my life and I want to find myself and my o ...

358 Jabba album commentary w SteveSimeon ▶ #358: Jabba (album commentary w/ @SteveSimeone
#358: Jabba (album commentary w/ @SteveSimeone

Steve Simeone and I sat on the balcony of his new apartment and broke down his new album, Jabba. We talked about the origins of the bits, the messages he had in them, what his theories are on the deli ...

357 Fun Bucks Bill Ottman ▶ #357: Fun Bucks (Bill Ottman)
#357: Fun Bucks (Bill Ottman)

Bill Ottman came over to my apartment to try his best to get the idea of crypto currency through my fat skull. For a Jew, it's almost shocking how little I understand about monetary things like this. ...

356 Down By The River ComedianRonT Steve ▶ #356: Down By The River (@ComedianRonT @SteveSimeone)
#356: Down By The River (@ComedianRonT @SteveSimeone)

Ron Taylor had a long talk with myself and Steve Simeone about his time living in a van. He used to park it outside the Comedy Store. He'd take chicks there. He'd do horrible bowelly things in there. ...

355 Methistopheles JessaReedComedy ▶ #355: Methistopheles (@JessaReedComedy)
#355: Methistopheles (@JessaReedComedy)

Jessa Reed came over to my old apartment (I think this is the last one from the old place) to tell me about her junkie past. She was a serious meth head. I mean for real. Like, drink your own piss met ...

354 Fear of Flying BigJayOakerson ▶ #354: Fear of Flying (@BigJayOakerson
#354: Fear of Flying (@BigJayOakerson

Big Jay Oakerson was my surprise opener for my shows in Toronto. This was the most amount of people I had ever played for in a night when I was headlining and Toronto has always been cool to me so I w ...

353 Modern Hippie TFerriss ▶ #353: Modern Hippie (@TFerriss)
#353: Modern Hippie (@TFerriss)

Tim Ferriss met me in Austin to talk about travel and art and nature and love. He's a hippie. He's what the new version of a hippie is. He makes time to see interesting places around the world. He lim ...

352 Water World RowAtlantic ▶ #352: Water World (@RowAtlantic)
#352: Water World (@RowAtlantic)

Tim Crockett came back to talk about his EPIC journey rowing solo across the Atlantic ocean. He said he'd do it and he did it. Jesus. 63 days on the water. Rowing. Alone. Just rowing and rowing. For o ...

350 Shooter Dan Soder Michelle Wolf Dave ▶ #350: Shooter (Dan Soder, Michelle Wolf, Dave Attell, Jeff Danis, Rya
#350: Shooter (Dan Soder, Michelle Wolf, Dave Attell, Jeff Danis, Rya

The epic live table read of my horrible screenplay I wrote in college. I got a group of the funniest comedians around to help me bring this piece of garbage to life. And MAN were they funny. Danish & ...

351 Around The World with Tom Rhodes Tom ▶ #351: Around The World with Tom Rhodes (@_TomRhodes)
#351: Around The World with Tom Rhodes (@_TomRhodes)

Tom Rhodes had me over to his pad to tell me about his unique new album, Around the World. It's a standup look at over 20 cities. So we took the opportunity to get Tom to answer some of my questions a ...

349 So You Wanna Be An Ultimate Fighter ▶ #349: So You Wanna Be An Ultimate Fighter (@MickeyGall)
#349: So You Wanna Be An Ultimate Fighter (@MickeyGall)

Mickey Gall came over to apartment and backyard to talk about what it's like day-to-day to be a professional MMA fighter. It was a real solid look at what it's like to be a typical guy making his livi ...

348 This Is An Emergency GregStone ▶ #348: This Is An Emergency (@GregStone_)
#348: This Is An Emergency (@GregStone_)

Greg Stone came over to my apartment to tell me about his time working at an ER. He saw lots of drug addicts and deaths. All pretty interesting stuff. It actually made me consider volunteering at one ...

347 Hot Tub Time Machine BertKreischer S ▶ #347: Hot Tub Time Machine (@BertKreischer, @SteveRannazzisi, @Danish
#347: Hot Tub Time Machine (@BertKreischer, @SteveRannazzisi, @Danish

Bert Kreischer, Steve Rannazzisi, Ryan O'Neill and I sat in a hot tub in Park City and talked about the past. It was the first night of a week of skiing and storytelling shows and oh what fun it was. ...

346 My 2018 Year in Review ▶ #346: My 2018 Year in Review
#346: My 2018 Year in Review

Come with me on a trip down memory lane. To a simpler time. A time when people were different. A time of life, of laughs, and of love. Back. Way back. Back to like 3 weeks ago. Back to 2018. Join me a ...

345 The Conspirator SamTripoli ▶ #345: The Conspirator (@SamTripoli)
#345: The Conspirator (@SamTripoli)

Sam Tripolimet me in LA to talk all the lies, all the deceit, all the coverups, all what they refuse to report on, all the oh you don't even know about that?, all the wake up sheeple, all the conspira ...

344 The 2018 State of the Union podcast ▶ #344: The 2018 State of the Union podcast (@ComicDaveSmith)
#344: The 2018 State of the Union podcast (@ComicDaveSmith)

Dave Smith came over to my apartment in NY to record our annual State of America podcast. This year, we ended up focusing waaaay more on social issues than political ones. But of course, since it's ...

343 Breaking Up Is Hard To Do CarlDonnel ▶ #343: Breaking Up Is Hard To Do (@CarlDonnelly, @RyanSickler)
#343: Breaking Up Is Hard To Do (@CarlDonnelly, @RyanSickler)

Carl Donnelly met me in his Edinburgh flat to talk about his divorce. And really about breaking up in general. Ryan Sickler joined me briefly on the interview to add in a little about his breakup with ...

342 A Pirates Life For Me FahimAnwar ▶ #342: A Pirate's Life For Me (@FahimAnwar
#342: A Pirate's Life For Me (@FahimAnwar

Fahim Anwar met me at the Comedy Store to talk about the glory days of illegal downloads. We talk about Napster, about CD burners, threatening letters from cable providers, and mods for gaming systems ...

341 The Knickerbocker SamMorril ▶ #341: The Knickerbocker (@SamMorril)
#341: The Knickerbocker (@SamMorril)

Sam Morril came over to my apartment to talk about the Knicks. He's just about the biggest Knicks fan I know. It's just him and Michael Che at the top for comedians. So we sat down and talked about a ...

340 The Simpsons GlitterCheese ▶ #340: The Simpsons (@GlitterCheese)
#340: The Simpsons (@GlitterCheese)

Liza Treyger had me over to her new apartment to talk Simpsons. It was my favorite show in high school and college and I was put to shame by the love Liza had towards it. We talked about episodes, toy ...

339 If These Balls Could Talk an album c ▶ #339: If These Balls Could Talk (an album commentary with @LouisKatz)
#339: If These Balls Could Talk (an album commentary with @LouisKatz)

Louis Katz joins me for an album commentary episode where we break down his first album, If These Balls could talk. We did this over a 4 month period for some reason so there are these giant cuts in t ...

338 Wheres Your Red The Shocking Truth B ▶ #338: Where's Your Red? (The Shocking Truth Behind Sober October)
#338: Where's Your Red? (The Shocking Truth Behind Sober October)

Come with me on a casual walk around the East Village of Manhattan as I match Brad's workout output in a revealing expose on the nature of his points during the workout challenge. Based on this new in ...

337 The Other Kind of Jew Camp SteveBuge ▶ #337: The Other Kind of Jew Camp (@SteveBugeja)
#337: The Other Kind of Jew Camp (@SteveBugeja)

Steve Bugeja had me over to his flat in Edinburgh to talk about Jewish summer camp. Steve was a counselor one year at a camp right around the corner from where I spent 6 summers as a camper. It was a ...

336 Fun is a Four Letter Word BertKreisc ▶ #336: Fun is a Four Letter Word (@BertKreischer)
#336: Fun is a Four Letter Word (@BertKreischer)

Brant Krislop came to my apartment to talk about fun. We sat in my backyard, smoked cigars, and thought about what fun has meant to us over the years. Fun in childhood. Fun in adulthood. Fun with frie ...

335 Pranks for the Memories Daniel Sloss ▶ #335: Pranks for the Memories (@Daniel_Sloss)
#335: Pranks for the Memories (@Daniel_Sloss)

Daniel Sloss came over to my flat in Edinburgh to tell stories about all the pranks he and his friends have played on each other. They get down. And Sloss is not someone who takes it well so be carefu ...

334 Gas The Jews CountDankulaTV ▶ #334: Gas The Jews (@CountDankulaTV)
#334: Gas The Jews (@CountDankulaTV)

Count Dankula met me in Edinburgh, Scotland to tell me about his crazy ordeal being arrested AND CONVICTED of a crime for making a funny video on YouTube. It's a crazy state of things right now, all o ...

333 Great Ball of China ComicMikeV ▶ #333: Great Ball of China (@ComicMikeV
#333: Great Ball of China (@ComicMikeV

Mike Vecchione had me over to the apartment he shares with his partner Dan Soder to talk about his first trip to the Orient. He went to China for two weeks. What happens when you make your first trip ...

332 911 Killed JFK DSGermain TimJDillon ▶ #332: 9/11 Killed JFK (@DSGermain & @TimJDillon)
#332: 9/11 Killed JFK (@DSGermain & @TimJDillon)

Tim Dillon and Dan St Germain came over to talk about conspiracy theories. Both those guys are way into that stuff so that's all they talk about anyway. Get Dan's brand new comedy album, No Real Winne ...

331 White China AndyCurtain ▶ #331: White China (@AndyCurtain)
#331: White China (@AndyCurtain)

Andy Curtain made his way from Shanghai to Montreal to tell me about the darkest sides of life in China. He's lived in Shanghai for a decade now and he REALLY knows what it's all about. Fun discussion ...

330 Shroob Shroom Noob KevinIso ▶ #330: Shroob (Shroom Noob) (@KevinIso)
#330: Shroob (Shroom Noob) (@KevinIso)

Kevin Iso came over to my apartment to talk about shrooms. I know I've lost site of what it's like to be new to magic mushrooms, so I had Kevin come in to tell that side of it. He just started taking ...

329 Where To Next RolfPotts ▶ #329: Where To Next (@RolfPotts)
#329: Where To Next (@RolfPotts)

Rolf Potts brought over an old paper atlas to my apartment and we leafed through it and imagined all the places we want to go. Every page bringing new ideas for adventure. Rolf is a traveler. He's see ...

328 Free Base RichVos ▶ #328: Free Base (@RichVos)
#328: Free Base (@RichVos)

Rich Vos and I sat in my backyard and talked about his days as a drug addict. Man, I love talking to addicts about their old days. He got DOWN! Tons of good stories. He's been sober for a while now so ...

327 Cappereira Nick Capper ▶ #327: Cappereira (Nick Capper)
#327: Cappereira (Nick Capper)

@CapperFlapper had me over to his apartment in Melbourne to talk about travel, farming, his deep sexual love affair with aboriginal history, and shitting. It was an all over the place conversation on ...

326 Bushcraft Party Boys Robert Kelly Jo ▶ #326: Bushcraft Party Boys (Robert Kelly & Joe List)
#326: Bushcraft Party Boys (Robert Kelly & Joe List)

@JoeListComedy, @RobertKelly, and I packed our camping gear and went to the woods to do some camping and definitely not to chow down on each other's knobs like we need it to live. No. Just camping. We ...

325 Festival Fun Uncle Ryan Mirvis ▶ #325: Festival Fun Uncle (Ryan Mirvis)
#325: Festival Fun Uncle (Ryan Mirvis)

Ryan Mirvis (@RyanMirvis) is the festival queen. There's nobody who personifies good times at music festivals like Mirv. He met me at the Comedy Store the day after Mitzi's memorial to break down all ...

324 Last of the Bogicans BlokeFranklin ▶ #324: Last of the Bogicans (@BlokeFranklin
#324: Last of the Bogicans (@BlokeFranklin

Chris Franklin met me in my AirBnB in Melbourne to talk about the bogan life. Franklin is a true bogan. The last of a non-dying breed. There are still plenty of bogans in the wild, although very few o ...

323 Mitzi ▶ #323: Mitzi
#323: Mitzi

Mitzi Shore came into my life in my first 3 months of standup. I spent the next 10 years getting close with the owner of the Comedy Store. She passed away earlier this month. And I took the opportunit ...

322 Road Trip Aiapalucci ▶ #322: Road Trip (@Aiapalucci)
#322: Road Trip (@Aiapalucci)

Adrienne Iapalucci and I were driving back to Manhattan from a road gig in Syracuse and we decided to do a podcast about road trips. Well, it barely centered on road trips because I'm a terrible host, ...

321 Let My People Go AriShaffir ▶ #321: Let My People Go (@AriShaffir)
#321: Let My People Go (@AriShaffir)

Ari Shaffir comes to my apartment to tell you about Passover. All of it. Not just what you're supposed to do, but also where the holiday comes from, all the laws, the seder, what matzah tastes like. E ...

320 Take My Wife Please AubreyMarcus ▶ #320: Take My Wife, Please (@AubreyMarcus)
#320: Take My Wife, Please (@AubreyMarcus)

Aubrey Marcus came over to my apartment and we had a really in depth discussion about open relationships. Aubrey is the most honest person I've ever met on the subject. He has truly looked inwards and ...

319 Boston Tea Farty JoeList ▶ #319: Boston Tea Farty (@JoeList)
#319: Boston Tea Farty (@JoeList)

Joe List kept me awake on the drive back from Boston by telling me all about Boston. Meta as balls, huh? He grew up out there and we talked about all the casual violence, the racism, the women, the dr ...

318 The Queens Irish DesBishop ▶ #318: The Queens Irish (@DesBishop)
#318: The Queens Irish (@DesBishop)

Des Bishop came over to Skeptic Tank headquarters (my apartment) to tell me about Ireland. Des moved there from Queens when he was a teenager and managed to go from a Brooklyn problem child, to one of ...

317 Ski Utah Ryan DanishAndOneill Oneill ▶ #317: Ski Utah (Ryan @DanishAndOneill Oneill, @NickDiaz209, @BertKrei
#317: Ski Utah (Ryan @DanishAndOneill Oneill, @NickDiaz209, @BertKrei

Ryan Oneill drove with me from Salt Lake City to Boise to talk about the gnar pow we got in Utah. We skied 6 out of 7 days, stayed at 3 different places, and did 5 shows. It was a tremendous week of s ...

316 Girls Gone Mild RachelJSimmons ▶ #316: Girls Gone Mild (@RachelJSimmons
#316: Girls Gone Mild (@RachelJSimmons

Rachel Simmonsmet me to talk about her research on female development and confidence. She just came out with a new book on the subject so we talked about that, about the pains of doing press, and she ...

315 Fake News Chloe Hilliard ▶ #315: Fake News (@Chloe_Hilliard)
#315: Fake News (@Chloe_Hilliard)

Chloe Hilliard came over to talk about her days as a journalist before she started standup. We go over all the problems with journalism today, including fake news. And we get into some nice stuff abou ...

314 Moving Day MikeRecine ▶ #314: Moving Day (@MikeRecine)
#314: Moving Day (@MikeRecine)

Mike Recine came over to my apartment to answer my question about what it's like being a mover. Not a mover and a shaker, but an actual mover. Of people's houses. This episode is brought to you by Zip ...

313 Row Row Row Your Boat Gently Across ▶ #313: Row, Row, Row Your Boat Gently Across The Fucking Atlantic Ocea
#313: Row, Row, Row Your Boat Gently Across The Fucking Atlantic Ocea

Tim Crockett met me in Athens, Georgia to tell me about the monumental feat he is undertaking. Tim is going to row, BY HIMSELF, across the Atlantic Ocean. He'll be miles from the nearest boat or assis ...

312 Resolutionaries with a crapload of c ▶ #312: Resolutionaries (with a crapload of comics)
#312: Resolutionaries (with a crapload of comics)

New years resolutions with Rich Vos, Big Jay Oakerson, Chris Distefano, Sam Morril, Tracy Morgan, Des Bishop, Joe Machi, Bonnie McFarlane, Cipha Sounds, Yannis Pappas, and Jared Freid. This episode is ...

311 Foster The Person MonroeMartinIII ▶ #311: Foster The Person (@MonroeMartinIII)
#311: Foster The Person (@MonroeMartinIII)

Monroe Martin came to my apartment to talk about his life as a foster kid. Monroe spent most of his childhood in and out of foster homes. He filled me in on what it was like in this fun conversation. ...

310 Hot Yogi Tricia Donegan ▶ #310: Hot Yogi (Tricia Donegan
#310: Hot Yogi (Tricia Donegan

Tricia Donegan took me upstairs to the roof of her yoga studio on the Lower East Side to tell me all about how she got started in yoga. She ran the studio and the classes that I took most during Sober ...

309 Valuable Friction ColinIsMyName ▶ #309: Valuable Friction (@ColinIsMyName
#309: Valuable Friction (@ColinIsMyName

Colin Wright met me in a park in New Orleans to tell me about the unique way he travels the world. Colin has been living in a different place every 4 months or so for years, while he writes books and ...

308 Sober Octobert A November to Rebende ▶ #308: Sober Octobert; A November to Rebender (@BertKreischer)
#308: Sober Octobert; A November to Rebender (@BertKreischer)

Bert Kreischer joined me to talk about alcohol. He's an expert on the subject. For real. We split the podcast up, doing the first half while he was 25 days into his sobriety, and then we did the 2nd h ...

307 Skools Out FaEvah JayLarsonComedy ▶ #307: Skool's Out Fa'Evah (@JayLarsonComedy)
#307: Skool's Out Fa'Evah (@JayLarsonComedy)

Jay Larson met me at Venice High to talk about our old school days. We sat on the lawn like creeps and talked about high school until we got asked to leave. Great conversation and memories about the ...

306 Mother Fucker ChristinaP ▶ #306: Mother Fucker (@ChristinaP)
#306: Mother Fucker (@ChristinaP)

Christina Pazsitzky met me in LA to talk about motherhood. She just became a mom a couple years ago. It's the first realistic version of motherhood that i've ever heard. Good into and outro, too. ...

305 Hot Yoga Sucks And I Never Intended ▶ #305: Hot Yoga Sucks And I Never Intended To Fucking Do It And I have
#305: Hot Yoga Sucks And I Never Intended To Fucking Do It And I have

Ari goes to Hot Yoga. This is the worst thing to happen to anyone in the world in all of history. I want to do druuuuuuuugs! This sober Octobert stuff is moronic. ...

304 My Daughter Sucks At Suicide JMScome ▶ #304: My Daughter Sucks At Suicide (JMScomedy))
#304: My Daughter Sucks At Suicide (JMScomedy))

Jessica Michelle Singleton met me in LA to talk about her suicide attempt. It's waaaaay funnier than that. I love hearing about suicide and we did this without any crazy gravity to the subject. Just a ...

303 The 2018 State Of The Union ComicDav ▶ #303: The 2018 State Of The Union (@ComicDaveSmith)
#303: The 2018 State Of The Union (@ComicDaveSmith)

Dave Smith came to my apartment to have a chat about America. Dave is a really well read staunch libertarian. So he breaks it down from an intelligent place that's not biased towards any powerful poli ...

302 I Regret Nothing RonFunches DanSoder ▶ #302: I Regret Nothing (@RonFunches, @DanSoder, @CheetoSantino, @Bert
#302: I Regret Nothing (@RonFunches, @DanSoder, @CheetoSantino, @Bert

Andrew Santino, Ron Funches, Dan Soder join me in Montreal for live podcast from the Just For Laughs festival and talked about the topic of regret. I don't know. I choose topics. It was great, though. ...

301 The Barreness FunnyLynne ▶ #301 The Barreness (@FunnyLynne)
#301 The Barreness (@FunnyLynne)

Lynne Koplitz had me over to her apartment to talk about menopause. She's deep into it and she was open about all of it. The hot flashes, the crankiness, the inability to breed. It was such a fun conv ...

300 Quittin Time DanishAndOneill ▶ #300 Quittin' Time (@DanishAndOneill)
#300 Quittin' Time (@DanishAndOneill)

Danish and Oneill came over to my Los Angeles AirBnB to talk about when it's time to call it a career in show business. That was the topic. Obviously we tangented onto some ridiculous crap. And someho ...

299 But But Youre Blek LoyisoGola ▶ #299: But... But You're Blek (@LoyisoGola)
#299: But... But You're Blek (@LoyisoGola)

Loyiso Gola met me in Montreal to give me a bit of an introduction to South Africa. Loyiso is one of the biggest comics in South Africa so he was the perfect guy to tell me about a country I knew very ...

298 Vagabonder RolfPotts ▶ #298: Vagabonder (@RolfPotts)
#298: Vagabonder (@RolfPotts)

Rolf Potts met me in Tompkins Square Park to talk to me about travel. Rolf wrote one of my favorite books of all time called Vagabonding. It's all about long term travel. It influenced the hell out of ...

297 Bob and Ari Smoke Cubans RobertKelly ▶ #297: Bob and Ari Smoke Cubans (@RobertKelly)
#297: Bob and Ari Smoke Cubans (@RobertKelly)

Robert Kelly met me on the stoop outside the Comedy Cellar. He's gotten way into cigars in the last few years. So we sat outside the club and he told me all about stogies as we smoked two possibly Cub ...

296 Brandon Goldberg Stripper At Law Aar ▶ #296: Brandon Goldberg, Stripper At Law (@AaronBergComedy)
#296: Brandon Goldberg, Stripper At Law (@AaronBergComedy)

Aaron Berg came to my apartment to tell me about his days as a male stripper in Toronto. It was really fun and got kind of seriously dark in the middle there. And then back to more fun. Come on along. ...

295 Low School AdamEget ▶ #295: Low School (@AdamEget)
#295: Low School (@AdamEget)

Adam Eget met me at the Comedy Store to talk about Cedu, the crazy bad kid school his parents shipped him off to because he was a spazz. It's amazing what people got away with 20+ years ago. The amoun ...

294 Je Zu Tin Ba De HeyItsChili Nedi ▶ #294: Je Zu Tin Ba De (@HeyItsChili, Nedi)
#294: Je Zu Tin Ba De (@HeyItsChili, Nedi)

William Childress (skip to 53:30) had me over to his homestay in Siem Reap, Cambodia to talk about Myanmar. He lived there for years. And it was the first place I went on my travels this year. So I fi ...

293 Greek Life StavComedy ▶ #293: Greek Life (@StavComedy)
#293: Greek Life (@StavComedy)

Stavros Halkios came to my apartment to tell me all about the people bringing down the EU; Greeks. Stavvy is a really funny young comic in New York and he also grew up in Greek Town with Greek parents ...

292 Cleavage Day 2017 with Legion of Ska ▶ #292: Cleavage Day 2017 with Legion of Skanks (@BigJayOakerson, @Comi
#292: Cleavage Day 2017 with Legion of Skanks (@BigJayOakerson, @Comi

The entire Legion of Skanks came with me on an ogling walk around Manhattan during my 2nd favorite* holiday of the year, Cleavange Day. Dave Smith, Luis J Gomez, Big Jay Oakerson and Iwalked as a grou ...

291 Balding Eagles KurtMetzger Seanytime ▶ #291: Balding Eagles (@KurtMetzger, @Seanytime, @MarkNorm)
#291: Balding Eagles (@KurtMetzger, @Seanytime, @MarkNorm)

Mark Normand, Sean Donnelly, and Kurt Metzger came to my apartment talk about the number 2 most important issue facing men today; balding. (boners are number 1). It was mostly fun meanderings but we s ...

290 Cave Man John Spies ▶ #290: Cave Man (John Spies)
#290: Cave Man (John Spies)

John Spies sat down with me on the deck of the Cave Lodge in Soppongto tell me all about cave exploration and the unique life that he's built in northern Thailand. The man has lived an amazing life. A ...

289 Tales of a Teenage Bedwetter MarkNor ▶ #289: Tales of a Teenage Bedwetter (@MarkNorm)
#289: Tales of a Teenage Bedwetter (@MarkNorm)

Mark Normand invited meto his brand new apartment to do a podcast about bedwetting. Mark and I were both very late bedwetters. So we got together and talked about what it's like to be 14 and still pis ...

288 Death of a Salesman TimJDillon ▶ #288: Death of a Salesman (@TimJDillon)
#288: Death of a Salesman (@TimJDillon)

Tim Dillon came to my apartment to tell me about his former life in sales. He's sold everything. From mortgages to office equipment to a history of New York. Tim has hilarious stories about all of it. ...

287 Big Buck Hunter JoeRogan ▶ #287: Big Buck Hunter (@JoeRogan)
#287: Big Buck Hunter (@JoeRogan)

Joe Rogan met me at the Improv in LA to tell me all about his obsession with hunting. He's been a hardcore hunter for about 4 years now. And he broke down why he does it, what it's like out there, the ...

286 Shreddin The Gnar MooseFucker ▶ #286: Shreddin' The Gnar (@MooseFucker)
#286: Shreddin' The Gnar (@MooseFucker)

Craig Campbell returns to the Skeptic Tank to talk about snowboarding. He's a crazy back country snowboarder on top of being a comic. He's that guy who's skiing next to you on a path and then all of a ...

285 Allergic to Life ShaneComedy ▶ #285: Allergic to Life (@ShaneComedy)
#285: Allergic to Life (@ShaneComedy)

Shane Mauss came over to my apartment in New York to try to explain to me what he's learned about human anxiety and how it's no longer relevant in a safe, modern world. I say try because I'm an idiot ...

284 BertIsFat BertKreischer ▶ #284: #BertIsFat (@BertKreischer)
#284: #BertIsFat (@BertKreischer)

Bert Kreischer came to my apartment while he was in New York and we talked about who was fatter; him or Tom Segura. Bert made some solid cases for his side of things but most of those cases were made ...

283 Take This Job And Shove It TomSegura ▶ #283: Take This Job And Shove It (@TomSegura)
#283: Take This Job And Shove It (@TomSegura)

Tom Segura took me up to his hotel room in the East Village of New York and we sat and talked about all the jobs we've had over the years. Pretty much every comic you've ever heard of has had to do lo ...

282 Aunt Flo Aiapalucci Stollemcache Amb ▶ #282: Aunt Flo (@Aiapalucci, @Stollemcache, @AmberSmelson)
#282: Aunt Flo (@Aiapalucci, @Stollemcache, @AmberSmelson)

Amber Nelson, Sarah Tollemache, and Adrian Iapalucci came to my apartment to tell me about periods. And I mean all about it. About the blood flow, about PMS, about cramps, about period diarrhea, all o ...

281 The Reyk AriEldjarn ▶ #281: The Reyk (@AriEldjarn)
#281: The Reyk (@AriEldjarn)

Ari Eldjarn and I drove around in Iceland and did a podcast about that beautiful country while we did. Ari is a comedian in Reykjavik. One of the first comedians, to be more precise. He and I hung out ...

280 I Hate Myself JoeListComedy ▶ #280: I Hate Myself (@JoeListComedy)
#280: I Hate Myself (@JoeListComedy)

Joe List invited me over to his apartment to talk about self loathing. I've always noticed that Joe has a bit of a deal with hating himself. I guess I kind of have the same thing once in a while. But ...

279 Garbage Dump USA SalVulcano ▶ #279: Garbage Dump, USA (@SalVulcano)
#279: Garbage Dump, USA (@SalVulcano)

Sal Vulcano came to my apartment to enlighten me on why Staten Island isn't the worst place in America. He's a native of the land of high bangs, Italian garbage, and trash dumps. And then, I don't kno ...

278 Pigeons KurtMetzger KerenMargolis ▶ #278: Pigeons (@KurtMetzger, @KerenMargolis)
#278: Pigeons (@KurtMetzger, @KerenMargolis)

Kurt Metzger caught the cold. He was the latest comic to get the e-rage. It happened while I was in Scotland and he wanted to talk about it on my podcast, so as soon as I got home, we made it happen. ...

277 Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost He ▶ #277: Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost (@HenryRollins)
#277: Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost (@HenryRollins)

Henry Rollins met me in a hotel cafe in Edinburgh, Scotland to talk about travel. Henry goes all over the globe. He really likes to get off the beaten path and explore new places. I thought I liked se ...

276 Running Of The Bulls KaiHumphries Mi ▶ #276: Running Of The Bulls (@KaiHumphries, @MiloComedy, @Daniel_Sloss
#276: Running Of The Bulls (@KaiHumphries, @MiloComedy, @Daniel_Sloss

Kai Humphries, Milo McCabe, and Daniel Sloss met me at the Abattoir comedian's bar in Edinburgh, Scotland to tell me their harrowing tale of cheating death at the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, Spa ...

275 Open PhilNWang ▶ #275: Open (@PhilNWang)
#275: Open (@PhilNWang)

Phil Wang came to my room at my Edinburgh flat to talk about open relationships. Phil has been in a non monogamous situation for the last three years. So we met up to talk about cheating without cheat ...

274 The Fringe JoeDerosaComedy AlexKealy ▶ #274: The Fringe (@JoeDerosaComedy, @AlexKealy, @AhirShah, @AlexSmith
#274: The Fringe (@JoeDerosaComedy, @AlexKealy, @AhirShah, @AlexSmith

My Edinburgh roommates Joe Derosa, Alex Kealy, Ahir Shah, Alex Smith, and I all got together to talk to about the world's largest comedy festival, The Edinburgh Fringe. And since it's the Fringe, we d ...

273 2016 State of the Union Address Comi ▶ #273: 2016 State of the Union Address (@ComicDaveSmith)
#273: 2016 State of the Union Address (@ComicDaveSmith)

Dave Smith met me in my apartment to give me the rundown on what's happened in America over the last year. He pays way more attention to all sides of the news than anyone I know, and he's a libertaria ...

272 Lunch Meat RealJeffreyRoss ▶ #272: Lunch Meat (@RealJeffreyRoss)
#272: Lunch Meat (@RealJeffreyRoss)

Jeff Ross met me in Washington Square Park to talk about delis. We're both Ashkenazi Jews so it's a no brainer that we each have our opinions on the matter. But we also got other people in on the fun ...

271 Losing My Religion RobbieTheFire ▶ #271: Losing My Religion (@RobbieTheFire)
#271: Losing My Religion (@RobbieTheFire)

Rob Bernstein came over to my apartment to discuss his exit strategy from religion. Robbie was raised as a devout Jew. Only now has he begun to see the true stupidity of religion. But he's still got ...

270 NY Pizza Party NotAlexis ▶ #270: NY Pizza Party (@NotAlexis)
#270: NY Pizza Party (@NotAlexis)

Alexis Guerreros took me on a pizza tour of New York. He's a standup comic but he runs these tours for extra cash and he took me on one, showing me his favorite of 3 different styles of pizza. Pizza a ...

269 The Middle East NotHormones ▶ #269: The Middle East (@NotHormones)
#269: The Middle East (@NotHormones)

Hormoz Rashidi met me at the LA bungalow I was staying in while I was recording the next season of This Is Not Happening and he tried explaining to me all the histories of the middle east and our curr ...

268 Live Sony Hack BigJayOakerson ▶ #268: Live Sony Hack (@BigJayOakerson)
#268: Live Sony Hack (@BigJayOakerson)

Big Jay Oakerson and I went up to a buddy's rooftop in New York and talked about garbage music while we looked into people's windows hoping to find some action. Jay has the worst taste in music. He li ...

267 Door Guys 2 BobbyLeeLive ▶ #267: Door Guys 2 (@BobbyLeeLive)
#267: Door Guys 2 (@BobbyLeeLive)

Bobby Lee invited me over to his house to do this podcast about the second generation of Comedy Store door guys. We recorded this at Tiger Belly studios, which is just his living room, I guess. Bobby ...

266 Abstinicks NickYoussef ▶ #266: Abstinicks (@NickYoussef)
#266: Abstinicks (@NickYoussef)

Nick Youssef met me at my Echo Park AirBnB cabin to talk about going celibate. Nick swore off sex about 5 months ago and now he's talking about keeping it in his pants. We get into a little fight with ...

265 Knife Hits in Alaska DanSoder ▶ #265: Knife Hits in Alaska (@DanSoder)
#265: Knife Hits in Alaska (@DanSoder)

Dan Soder came over to my place to tell me all about the summer he spent working in a cannery in Alaska. The people he worked with were straight deigns without even realizing it. This might be the bes ...

264 Narcos LuisaDiezNuts ▶ #264: Narcos (@LuisaDiezNuts)
#264: Narcos (@LuisaDiezNuts)

Luisa Diez came over to talk about her father's involvement in the Escobar drug cartel in Colombia. She grew up in the middle of it all with her father who was pretty much CFO of Escobar's cartel. It ...

263 Foos Fighter KelseyCook ▶ #263: Foos Fighter (@KelseyCook)
#263: Foos Fighter (@KelseyCook)

Kelsey Cook met me over at the Full Charge's place to talkaboutfoosball. I've always had a fond spot in my heart for thesport,and Kelsey is THE BEST comedian foosball player in theworld.She's amazing. ...

262 Cleavage Day GaryVider ▶ #262: Cleavage Day (@GaryVider)
#262: Cleavage Day (@GaryVider)

Gary Vider met me in Central Park to walk around and gawk at women for Cleavage Day. Cleavage Day is the first weekend day over 70 degrees in New York. It takes place in every city that has a real win ...

261 Youre A Man Now with my nephew on hi ▶ #261: You're A Man Now (with my nephew on his Bar Mitzvah)
#261: You're A Man Now (with my nephew on his Bar Mitzvah)

My nephew had his bar mitzvah last weekend. I hadn't been to one in too long. They're so much fun! It made me remember my own bar mitzvah. How important it was to me, how fun it was. They're great, yo ...

260 The Michael Jackson of Helping Sick ▶ #260: The Michael Jackson of Helping Sick Children (@SteveSimeone)
#260: The Michael Jackson of Helping Sick Children (@SteveSimeone)

Steve Simeone and I had some dinner, watched a college basketball game, and talked about all the time he spends over at Children's Hospital. He's been going over there all the time for over a year now ...

259 Existence is Futile DuncanTrussell ▶ #259: Existence is Futile (@DuncanTrussell)
#259: Existence is Futile (@DuncanTrussell)

Duncan Trussell invited me up to his compound in the mountains to explain to me what existentialism means. It's a heady conversation that I barely remember thanks to marijuana, but it was really inter ...

258 Psychedelia ShaneComedy ▶ #258: Psychedelia (@ShaneComedy)
#258: Psychedelia (@ShaneComedy)

Shane Mauss met me on the patio of the Comedy Store and told me tons of tales about all sorts of psychedelic drugs. I had no idea Shane was this deep into psychedelia. He's been to so many different d ...

257 Money For Nothing 2 anonymous defens ▶ #257: Money For Nothing (2 anonymous defense contractors)
#257: Money For Nothing (2 anonymous defense contractors)

Two US Army defense contractors met me in a secret location in America to discuss what it's like to go work for the government on foreign soils. They both work as contractors in stations all over the ...

256 Take a Hike TheoVon ▶ #256: Take a Hike (@TheoVon)
#256: Take a Hike (@TheoVon)

Theo Vonmet me at a secret hike in LA to do a walking podcast about hiking. Theo's a hilarious comic but he's also hiked Mount Kilimanjaro. I climb hills, bro. Hills. He climbed a giant mountain. It w ...

255 The 2016 Gay Super Bowl The Oscars S ▶ #255: The 2016 Gay Super Bowl; The Oscars (@SchmoesKnow)
#255: The 2016 Gay Super Bowl; The Oscars (@SchmoesKnow)

The Schmoes, Kristian Harloff and Mark Ellis, invited me to their posh burbank studio to do our yearly roundup of the Oscars. We did it after the Oscars this year because Kristian actually got to go t ...

254 Spoiler Alert 5 Zoolander No 2 Kathl ▶ #254: Spoiler Alert 5 - Zoolander No. 2 (@Kathleen_McGee)
#254: Spoiler Alert 5 - Zoolander No. 2 (@Kathleen_McGee)

Kathleen McGee and I went to see Zoolander no. 2 in Vancouver and we did a spoiler alert podcast about it. Its the 2nd year in a road we did this. And both times with sequels. It's a fun discussion ab ...

253 Give Me A Lyft JMScomedy ▶ #253: Give Me A Lyft (@JMScomedy)
#253: Give Me A Lyft (@JMScomedy)

Jessica Michelle Singleton came over to talk about what it's like to drive for a ride-share company. She's ridden for Uber and Lyft so she's got first hand knowledge on the subject. And we even drove ...

252 The Big C Kelsey ▶ #252: The Big C (Kelsey)
#252: The Big C (Kelsey)

My friend Kelsey sat down on a beach on the island of Maui to talk about her experience with cancer. Kelsey got it, beat it, and got it again all in her 20s. It was a very open and honest interview al ...

251 The Ari Shaffir Interview Part 2 The ▶ #251: The Ari Shaffir Interview Part 2: The Early Years (@DanishAndOn
#251: The Ari Shaffir Interview Part 2: The Early Years (@DanishAndOn

Danish and Oneill met me at my AirBnB in Echo Park while I was in town to shoot This Is Not Happening season 2 (new episodes February 24 at 12:30am) to do an interview about Ari Shaffir. Ari Shaffir i ...

Rant in the Car ▶ Rant in the Car
Rant in the Car

I've been editing This Is Not Happening stories for 50 hours a week for the last 2 weeks so I didn't have time to do a full interview. I was going to just skip the week, but then I thought, you know p ...

250 The Ari Shaffir Interview Later Year ▶ #250: The Ari Shaffir Interview - Later Years (@DanishAndOneill)
#250: The Ari Shaffir Interview - Later Years (@DanishAndOneill)

Jeff Danis and Ryan Oneill met me at Full Charge's place in LA to interview the host of Ari Shaffir's Skeptic Tank, Ari Shaffir. I turned the reins over to two of the least capable men on the west coa ...

249 Boozapalooza GlitterCheese ▶ #249: Boozapalooza (@GlitterCheese)
#249: Boozapalooza (@GlitterCheese)

Liza Treyger had me over to talk about alcohol. It wasn't one of those cry-about-it podcasts. This was a celebration of booze. Liza is good at drinking. Really good. Better than me for sure. So we tal ...

248 Spoiler Alert 4 Star Wars The Force ▶ #248: Spoiler Alert 4: Star Wars - The Force Awakens (@MikeBlackAttac
#248: Spoiler Alert 4: Star Wars - The Force Awakens (@MikeBlackAttac

Mike Black and Steve Simeone met me at the Comedy Store and we talked about the new Star Wars. There's tons of spoilers in here so stay away if you want everything to be fresh. But it's really not tha ...

247 Mickey Ds TheMikeLawrence ▶ #247: Mickey D's (@TheMikeLawrence)
#247: Mickey D's (@TheMikeLawrence)

Mike Lawrence worked at McDonalds. For, like, a long time. I mean years. I know, right? So this episode is all about that. He came over to my apartment on his way home from his new writing job on Insi ...

246 Phish Heads MikeFinoia ▶ #246: Phish Heads (@MikeFinoia)
#246: Phish Heads (@MikeFinoia)

Mike Finoiacame to my apartment to talk about being a dirty hippie who followed Phish on the road from gig to gig. We also got into his trip to the final Grateful Dead concert ever in Chicago last y ...

245 Loose Lips Sink Ships MarkNorm ▶ #245: Loose Lips Sink Ships (@MarkNorm)
#245: Loose Lips Sink Ships (@MarkNorm)

Mark Normandcame over to my apartment to have a discussion about keeping one’s mouth shut. Mark gets into trouble all the time for sharing too much and I wanted to talk about what that means, and the ...

244 Butterflather PatCoppolino ▶ #244: Butterflather (@PatCoppolino)
#244: Butterflather (@PatCoppolino)

Patrick Coppolino met me in my hotel room in Calgary to do a catch-up session on how he now feels about fatherhood. You might remember Patrick as a new father in episode 61. Well, it's been a few year ...

243 Hostel Territory HebertComedy ▶ #243: Hostel Territory (@HebertComedy)
#243: Hostel Territory (@HebertComedy)

Sean Hebert met me in a hotel room in Toronto to talk to me about hostels. I met Sean on my travels a few times. I've smoked dirt weed with him in his comically tiny apartment in Hong Kong and I've sn ...

242 A Thousand Whys to Doi Happy Hallowe ▶ #242: A Thousand Whys to Doi (Happy Halloween)
#242: A Thousand Whys to Doi (Happy Halloween)

Happy Halloween! To celebrate the holiday, I talked to a bunch of people about the different ways they fear dying. Everybody has their little irrational fears about dying in some normal situation. Her ...

241 DMT CarlDonnelly ▶ #241: DMT (@CarlDonnelly)
#241: DMT (@CarlDonnelly)

Carl Donnelly invited me over to his flat in Edinburgh to talk about DMT. Carl has done it more than just about anybody I know. He's had a wide range of different experiences with the drug and we talk ...

240 Death Wish ChrisGethard NikkiGlaser ▶ #240: Death Wish (@ChrisGethard, @NikkiGlaser, & @AllisonDore)
#240: Death Wish (@ChrisGethard, @NikkiGlaser, & @AllisonDore)

Chris Gethard, Nikki Glaser, and Allison Dore were my guests on a live podcast at the JFL42 comedy festival in Toronto, Canada last month. I never feel comfortable doing these live podcasts because th ...

239 Bogans TheNickCody ▶ #239: Bogans (@TheNickCody)
#239: Bogans (@TheNickCody)

Nick Cody met me in my flat in Edinburgh to explain to me what the hell a bogan is. I knew I didn't like them, but I couldn't properly express why. So Nick broke it down to me. If you don't know, a bo ...

238 Hot Cosby MatEdgar Spoiler Alert 3 S ▶ #238: Hot Cosby (@MatEdgar) Spoiler Alert #3 South Park S19.E01&02
#238: Hot Cosby (@MatEdgar) Spoiler Alert #3 South Park S19.E01&02

Mat Edgar and I sat in our condo in Edmonton, Alberta Canada and watched South Park Season 19 episodes 1 and 2 and then did a spoiler alert podcast about what we saw. It's the third SA episode. We jus ...

237 Nun Of The Above KelliDunham ▶ #237: Nun Of The Above (@KelliDunham)
#237: Nun Of The Above (@KelliDunham)

Kelli Dunham met me in a park in Brooklyn to talk about her days as a nun. She, for real, lived in a nunnery and did all that garbage. Can you imagine living like that? Join us for a beautiful day in ...

236 Whos Walking Whom GaryVider ▶ #236: Who's Walking Whom (@GaryVider)
#236: Who's Walking Whom (@GaryVider)

Gary Vider came over to my apartment to do a podcast about dog walking. He's a comedian who's been pretty much making a living walking dogs for the last 5 years. It was a fun talk and of course we mea ...

235 First Responder A 911 Story Cris Ita ▶ #235: First Responder; A 9/11 Story (Cris Italia)
#235: First Responder; A 9/11 Story (Cris Italia)

9/11 was a terrible day in American history. This is one story of the many stories of that day. Cris Italia was a volunteer EMT and was around the corner when the first plane hit. By the time the seco ...

234 Shroomfest 2015 Craig Campbell is Fk ▶ #234: Shroomfest 2015; Craig Campbell is F**king Crazy (@Moosefu*ker)
#234: Shroomfest 2015; Craig Campbell is F**king Crazy (@Moosefu*ker)

Craig Campbellcame over to my flat in Edinburgh to talk all about mushrooms. Craig is f*cking nuts. He's done more sh-t in his life than 5 of us will. And he loves mushrooms. Because they're part of a ...

233 Death of the Party KyleKinane ▶ #233: Death of the Party (@KyleKinane)
#233: Death of the Party (@KyleKinane)

Kyle Kinane had me over to his flat in Edinburgh, Scotland to do an album commentary on his first album, Death of the Party. This is the 6th of these comedy album breakdowns I do with the comedians. K ...

232 The Wrestler ColtCabana ▶ #232: The Wrestler (@ColtCabana)
#232: The Wrestler (@ColtCabana)

Colt Cabana had me over to his flat in Edinburgh, Scotland for a talk about indy wrestling. Colt is a looper. He's made a living as a wrestler for almost two decades. We talked about the travel, the m ...

231 State of the Union Address ComicDave ▶ #231: State of the Union Address (@ComicDaveSmith, @AhirShah, @AlexKe
#231: State of the Union Address (@ComicDaveSmith, @AhirShah, @AlexKe

Dave Smith came over to my apartment to catch me up on the state of America over the last year or so. We've gone through a lot of change as a country. Gay marriage was legalized, racial tension with t ...

230 Unconservative and Incorrect NickDip ▶ #230: Unconservative and Incorrect (@NickDipaolo)
#230: Unconservative and Incorrect (@NickDipaolo)

Nick Dipaolo met me at my apartment to talk about how he's not a conservative and how Libertarians feel about conservativism and political correctness. Fun podcast and I finished it only minutes befor ...

229 Lisa Lisa Wayne Rada ▶ #229: Lisa Lisa (@Wayne Rada)
#229: Lisa Lisa (@Wayne Rada)

Wayne Rada met me in NoLita, Manhattan to take me on a tour of the murals down there. It's a history of graffiti and a run-down of the giant, builiding sized paintings that are all over lower Manhatta ...

228 Thats Clearly A Travel JosephVecsey ▶ #228: That's Clearly A Travel (@JosephVecsey)
#228: That's Clearly A Travel (@JosephVecsey)

Joe Vecsey met me at the basketball courts in Stuytown for a talk about the And 1 Mixtape years of streetball. Joe grew up playing with all of them as a kid in New York. We talk all about Rucker Park, ...

227 The Herp JoeListComedy ▶ #227: The Herp (@JoeListComedy)
#227: The Herp (@JoeListComedy)

Joe List met me in Central Park on a beautiful summer day to have a wonderful talk about herpes. Joe's got it. He's open about it. And he answered everything you wanted to know abou tit. If you alread ...

226 Bonnaroo The Opposite of Charleston ▶ #226: Bonnaroo; The Opposite of Charleston (@MarkNorm, @BigJayOakerso
#226: Bonnaroo; The Opposite of Charleston (@MarkNorm, @BigJayOakerso

Mark Normand, Jay Oakerson, Dan Soder, and Michelle Wolf came to my apartment to talk about our amazing trip to Bonnaroo. Man, we had such a good time. I was riding high on it for weeks afterwards, an ...

225 Vagina Turkey Baster RachelJSimmons ▶ #225: Vagina Turkey Baster (@RachelJSimmons)
#225: Vagina Turkey Baster (@RachelJSimmons)

Rachel Simmons and I had a high school reunion for two last week. And while we were doing that, we recorded a podcast about artificial insemination. A few years ago, Rachel got knocked up the modern w ...

224 Take Me Out To The Ball Game PaulMor ▶ #224: Take Me Out To The Ball Game (@PaulMorrissey)
#224: Take Me Out To The Ball Game (@PaulMorrissey)

Paul Morrissey and I went to a Yankee game to talk about baseball. We got seats right behind the visitor's bullpen and we did a podcast from right there. We started on the walk to the subway, continue ...

223 Palsy DaveyWester1 IanEdwardsComic T ▶ #223: Palsy (@DaveyWester1, @IanEdwardsComic, @TheZaraMizrahi)
#223: Palsy (@DaveyWester1, @IanEdwardsComic, @TheZaraMizrahi)

Davey Wester trekked his way across Manhattan to my apartment to talk to me about his cerebral palsy. Davey is a Comedy Store comic from way back. We've had a couple CP comics there over the years and ...

222 Mop This Way Derek1Gaines ▶ #222: Mop This Way (@Derek1Gaines)
#222: Mop This Way (@Derek1Gaines)

Derek Gaines met me at my apartment to talk about his former life as a janitor. It's one of the dirtiest jobs most people will ever come in contact with. The thing I learned from this above all else w ...

221 Mistu Softu TurnerBSparks ▶ #221: Mistu Softu (@TurnerBSparks)
#221: Mistu Softu (@TurnerBSparks)

Turner Sparks met me at my new New York apartment during his visit from Shanghai. We talked about the unique challenge he's faced opening up a Mister Softee franchise in China. It's kind of crazy how ...

220 Gift of Garble BigJayOakerson ▶ #220: Gift of Garble (@BigJayOakerson
#220: Gift of Garble (@BigJayOakerson

Big Jay Oakerson had me over to his apartment to talk about the worst interviews we've been a part of. We both sat through the same horrendous interviewer at SXSW and that's what gave us the idea. Som ...

219 Khob Khun Krap PeteeC ▶ #219: Khob Khun Krap (@PeteeC)
#219: Khob Khun Krap (@PeteeC)

Pete Cornacchione and I sat down outside the airport in Chiang Mai, Thailand to talk about all the things we saw out there. We did so much that we couldn't even fit it into one episode. So we just tal ...

218 Spoiler Alert 2 Whiplash SamMorril ▶ #218: Spoiler Alert 2 - Whiplash (@SamMorril)
#218: Spoiler Alert 2 - Whiplash (@SamMorril)

Sam Morril and I went to go see Whiplash before it was out of theaters. And we barely made it. There were, like, 6 people in the theater. As soon as it was done, we went back to my aparment and record ...

217 Rocket Man FahimAnwar ▶ #217: Rocket Man (@FahimAnwar)
#217: Rocket Man (@FahimAnwar)

Fahim Anwar met me at Benji's place while I was in LA and we talked about his career as an aerospace engineer. It's a long way from that to Guy Code. Man. Join us as we sat outside and brough Arab and ...

216 Tenement Nick Mullen ▶ #216: Tenement (Nick Mullen)
#216: Tenement (Nick Mullen)

Nick Mullen met me at my in New York to talk about his illegal living situation. Nick is a funny young comic who literally lives in tenement housing. We talked all about it and got into some existenti ...

215 Thicker Than Water SteveSimeone ▶ #215: Thicker Than Water (@SteveSimeone)
#215: Thicker Than Water (@SteveSimeone)

Steve Simeone had me over to his apartment to talk about family. I was there to get a ride to the airport to leave LA back to New York. It's a great discussion on blood with the guy who's probably clo ...

214 No J No Way RickIngraham ▶ #214: No J No Way (@RickIngraham
#214: No J No Way (@RickIngraham

Rick Ingraham met me at Benjy's apartment in LA to talk about quitting pot. Rick was a longtime smoker. He was always with us at the Comedy Store when we found places to get high. A real, multiple tim ...

213 2 Years a Slave MadFlavor ▶ #213: 2 Years a Slave (@MadFlavor)
#213: 2 Years a Slave (@MadFlavor)

Joey Diaz and I sat in his North Hollywood yard and talked about being two years into being a parent. It got way deeper than I expected. Diaz manages to bridge the worlds he was in between this 2 year ...

212 Jerk ThisDavidTaylor ▶ #212: Jerk (@ThisDavidTaylor)
#212: Jerk (@ThisDavidTaylor)

David Taylor came over to Benji's place in LA and we talked about him being a jerk. He's a mean person. Has been for years. And I've wanted to talk to him about it for years. And now I got the chance. ...

211 NASCArmo SamTripoli ▶ #211: NASCArmo (@SamTripoli)
#211: NASCArmo (@SamTripoli)

Sam Tripoli and I got the hookup to the Brickyard 400 in Fontana. It's a NASCAR event. Neither one of us are fans of the sport, but since we have a sports podcast (Punch Drunk Sports) we figured we sh ...

210 Weirdo BrentWeinbach ▶ #210: Weirdo (@BrentWeinbach)
#210: Weirdo (@BrentWeinbach)

Brent Weinbach met me at the place I'm staying in LA to talk about how weird he is. Brent is, to put it mildly, a strange person. He sniffs chairs before sitting down, doesn't have a cell phone, eats ...

209 Tennis Anyone MichaelKosta ▶ #209 Tennis, Anyone? (@MichaelKosta)
#209 Tennis, Anyone? (@MichaelKosta)

Michael Kosta came over to my Los Angeles boarding house to have a nice talk with me about tennis. Kosta played since he was little and was even a professional for a few years before turning to standu ...

208 Pad Thai GeoffKeith ▶ #208: Pad Thai (@GeoffKeith)
#208: Pad Thai (@GeoffKeith)

Geoff Keith met me at the Comedy Store to talk about all his amazing trips to Southeast Asia. He's been there a few times. To the Phillipines, to Thailand, and somewhere else that I'm forgetting. Ther ...

207 Cup o Joe NickYoussef ▶ #207: Cup o' Joe (@NickYoussef)
#207: Cup o' Joe (@NickYoussef)

Nick Youssef came to my hotel room in Seattle to talk about coffee. Nick has nothing of value in his life, so he fills his void by shopping for old records, thrift store clothes, and coffee. He's beco ...

206 The 2015 Gay Super Bowl The Oscars S ▶ @206: The 2015 Gay Super Bowl; The Oscars (@SchmoesKnow)
@206: The 2015 Gay Super Bowl; The Oscars (@SchmoesKnow)

Kristian Harloff and Mark Ellis met me at the Comedy Store for the 3rd straight year to talk about the Oscars. I love these podcasts. We get to shit on movies for 2 hours, it's great. Kristian and Mar ...

205 Bound GwenMedia ▶ #205: Bound (@GwenMedia)
#205: Bound (@GwenMedia)

Mistress Isabella Sinclaire came over to the apartment I'm unwillingly sharing in LA to tell me about BDSM. She's pretty much a professinal torturer, which is way different than that job would be in G ...

204 Rasslin TheMikeLawrence SteveSimeone ▶ #204: Rasslin' (@TheMikeLawrence, @SteveSimeone)
#204: Rasslin' (@TheMikeLawrence, @SteveSimeone)

Mike Lawrence met me at the Creek and the Cave in Long Island City so we could record a podcast about wrestling. Mike has always been one of the comics who loves wrestling on a non-ironic level and he ...

203 Prison Rules Ali Speaks ▶ #203: Prison Rules (@Ali_Speaks)
#203: Prison Rules (@Ali_Speaks)

Ali Siddiq met me at the Comedy Store to talk about prison. I always knew prison life was hard, but damn. I didn't know about all of this. Ali spent 6 years locked away with some of the most violent c ...

202 On Race GodfreyComedian ▶ #202: On Race (@GodfreyComedian)
#202: On Race (@GodfreyComedian)

Godfrey came over to my apartment in New York and we had a long non-judgemental talk about race. It was really interesting to me and I think talks like this can really help us grow as a society. Not l ...

201 Paid Regular AriShaffir ▶ #201: Paid Regular (@AriShaffir)
#201: Paid Regular (@AriShaffir)

The story of how I became a paid regular at the Comedy Store. From when I started comedy to when I got passed to when I made the announcement that I'll be filming my special in the Original Room. This ...

200 Potluck DanishAndOneill FahimAnwar A ▶ #200: Potluck (@DanishAndOneill, @FahimAnwar, @AriShaffir)
#200: Potluck (@DanishAndOneill, @FahimAnwar, @AriShaffir)

Jeff Danis and Ryan O'Neill came over to my AirBnB in LA while I was in town to film my special, Paid Regular. We talked about the open mic at the Comedy Store known as potluck. It was a parade of lun ...

199 Noma RobertKelly ▶ #199: Noma (@RobertKelly)
#199: Noma (@RobertKelly)

Robert Kelly invited me down to the Riotcast studio to act as my producer for a podcast about our amazing experience eating at Noma. Noma was named the best restaurant in the world by Restaurant Magaz ...

SA 1 Happy New Year Kathleen McGee ▶ SA #1: Happy New Year (@Kathleen_McGee)
SA #1: Happy New Year (@Kathleen_McGee)

Kathleen McGee and I got SUPER high and went to see Dumb and Dumber To and then we did a podcast and talked all about it when it was over. Recorded in my hotel room in Vancouver, this was supposed to ...

198 A Very Jewish Christmas DanNaturman ▶ #198: A Very Jewish Christmas (@DanNaturman)
#198: A Very Jewish Christmas (@DanNaturman)

Dan Naturman stopped by my apartment to talk about what Christmas is like as a Jew. It was a surprisingly upbeat and pro-Christmas talk from two people who would have been used as the star on a Christ ...

197 Injection Protection Morgan Black ▶ #197: Injection Protection (Morgan Black)
#197: Injection Protection (Morgan Black)

Morgan Black met me in my hotel room in Vancouver to talk about his job at Insite. Insite is the safe injection place on Hastings Street in Vancouver. It's a place in heroin alley where junkies can go ...

196 Far and Away NickDipaolo ▶ #196: Far and Away (@NickDipaolo)
#196: Far and Away (@NickDipaolo)

Nick DiPaolo met me in the damn soundbooth at The Stand (I've really started doing these just about everywhere, huh?) to talk about life in the sticks of Westchester. Nick is from Boston, lived in New ...

195 BackWords LizMiele ▶ #195: BackWords (@LizMiele)
#195: BackWords (@LizMiele)

Liz Miele came over to my apartment to talk about dyslexia. Well, she came over to talk about running marathons but the damn recorder screwed its mother right at the end of a 2 hour podcast so then we ...

194 Tits McGee Kathleen McGee ▶ #194 Tits_McGee (@Kathleen_McGee)
#194 Tits_McGee (@Kathleen_McGee)

Kathleen McGee came to my hotel room in Vancouver to update me on all the new adventures she's been on. I had her on to talk about some new sexcapades but then we also got into depression and giving u ...

193 Shiny Happy Jihad JoeRogan ▶ #193: Shiny Happy Jihad (@JoeRogan)
#193: Shiny Happy Jihad (@JoeRogan)

Joe Rogan had me over to Freak Party studios to do an album commentary of his 2007 album, Shiny Happy Jihad. This is the first time I'm doing this where it's not the comic's first album. But I was the ...

192 The Unicorn Whisperer Christine Mari ▶ #192: The Unicorn Whisperer (Christine Marie Evans)
#192: The Unicorn Whisperer (Christine Marie Evans)

Christine Evans made the block and a half trek to my aparment to talk about sex some. And more importantly, about the threesomes here and Big Jay have been having for the last 6 months. You see, Chris ...

191 Remember This SteveSimeone ▶ #191: Remember This (@SteveSimeone)
#191: Remember This (@SteveSimeone)

Steve Simeone is my guest for the 4th of these album commentary podcasts. The cool thing about this one is that Steve's album doesn't come out till tomorrow. I begged him to do this with me and he was ...

190 Candyman Candyman Candyman DeanDelra ▶ #190: Candyman Candyman Candyman (@DeanDelray)
#190: Candyman Candyman Candyman (@DeanDelray)

Dean Delray came over to my Los Angeles AirBnB to discuss a great love we both share. Candy. It's our muse. Seriously, we're both highly addicted to candy and we can't stop eating it but this is more ...

189 Catastrophic Alcoholic TheTeeb ▶ #189: Catastrophic Alcoholic (@TheTeeb)
#189: Catastrophic Alcoholic (@TheTeeb)

Jayson Thibault came to my AirBnB to talk about alcholism. Jayson is a drunk. He's addicted to alcohol. He was sober for almost 3 years and then he relapsed and now he can't stop drinking. So we talke ...

188 KMOQ DanSoder ▶ #188: KMOQ: (@DanSoder)
#188: KMOQ: (@DanSoder)

Dan Soder met me at my apartment to talk about growing up in a single parent household. Dan's dad was like me, so he was gone pretty early in Dan's life. From then on it was just him and his mother. S ...

187 American Werehoser in London Escario ▶ #187: American Werehoser in London (@Escariot)
#187: American Werehoser in London (@Escariot)

Pete Johannson met me at my flat in London to talk about the city. He moved here from Canada 5 years ago and he loves it. We talked all about London. The food, the healthcare, the girls, the drugs, an ...

186 Das Juden LouisKatz ▶ #186: Das Juden (@LouisKatz
#186: Das Juden (@LouisKatz

Louis Katz met me at Union Square to have whole foods salad bar lunch on steps like champions. We talked about being Jewish. I only really have my own perspective on it, so it was nice to hear what an ...

185 Kiss the Cook ThisDavidTaylor ▶ #185: Kiss the Cook (@ThisDavidTaylor)
#185: Kiss the Cook (@ThisDavidTaylor)

David Taylor met me at my LA AirBnb to talk about chefing. Chefing? Sure. David has been cooking for a few years now and he's gotten kind of into it. So we just talked about that. And of course, we me ...

184 Yellowman ShengWangTime BigJayOakers ▶ #184: Yellowman (@ShengWangTime, @BigJayOakerson)
#184: Yellowman (@ShengWangTime, @BigJayOakerson)

Sheng Wang came to my apartment to talk about the Asian American experience. Well, he came over to do a podcast, and then I asked him all about Chinatown, and then it just becomes a whole podcast abou ...

183 Popo MarkDemayo ▶ #183: Popo (@MarkDemayo)
#183: Popo (@MarkDemayo)

Mark Demayo came over to my apartment this week. We drank some beers and talked about his 20 years as a policeman in New York. It was a fun, open conversation. I asked him a ton of questions about wha ...

182 Are You Concert Experienced NickYous ▶ #182: Are You Concert Experienced (@NickYoussef)
#182: Are You Concert Experienced (@NickYoussef)

Nick Youssef and I were in Chicago to watch Arcade Fire and to do a show at Zanies to pay for it. So we decided to do a podcast all about concerts. Nick's been to a million concerts and I've been to a ...

181 Its A Match Walkinsauce ▶ #181: It's A Match (@Walkinsauce)
#181: It's A Match (@Walkinsauce)

Christina Walkinshaw met me in Montreal to talk all about Tinder. She's an expert of sorts and she and I discussed all things Tinder, her tumultuous past with Sam Tripoli, deportation and we pretty mu ...

180 Haole 5 0 JonahRay ▶ #180: Haole 5-0 (@JonahRay)
#180: Haole 5-0 (@JonahRay)

Jonah Ray invited me into his converted garage studio to tell me all about Hawaii. Hawaiians have always been the biggest homers of any state in the US. And the daily life in Hawaii has always intrigu ...

179 A Fun Guy DuncanTrussell ▶ #179: A Fun Guy (@DuncanTrussell)
#179: A Fun Guy (@DuncanTrussell)

Duncan Trussell invited me over to his sweet ass apartment to talk about magic mushrooms. I needed someone for a shroomfest episode this year and as soon as I realized I was gonna be in LA, I thought, ...

178 Mandingo DanteNero ▶ #178: Mandingo (@DanteNero)
#178: Mandingo (@DanteNero)

Dante Nero came over to my apartment to tell me about his days as a stripper. Dante use to work all over New York under the name Mandingo. It's a life filled with debauchery, sweaty women, and cash. ...

177 Hand Raped at Scissorpoint AlMadriga ▶ #177: Hand Raped at Scissorpoint (@AlMadrigal, @KurtMetzger, @BrodyIs
#177: Hand Raped at Scissorpoint (@AlMadrigal, @KurtMetzger, @BrodyIs

Al Madrigal, Kurt Metzger, Brody Stevens and John Heffron all joined me at the 2014 Montreal Comedy Festival for the Skeptic Tank's first live podcast. We talked about virginity. About losing it, abou ...

176 The Making of an Adult J Degenerate ▶ #176: The Making of an Adult J Degenerate (@LuisJGomez)
#176: The Making of an Adult J Degenerate (@LuisJGomez)

Luis J Gomez came over to my aparment to talk to me. I was trying to figure out how a guy like him was made. Where he came from. Luis is kind of a degenerate. He might disagree, but that's how I feel. ...

175 Sir Fuxalot MarkNorm ▶ #175: Sir Fuxalot (@MarkNorm)
#175: Sir Fuxalot (@MarkNorm)

Mark Normand met me at Tompkins Square park one day. We sat in the grass, took in some sun, and talked about all the women he's been sleeping with. Mark has been going buck wild since his breakup. He' ...

174 Drug Kurtel KurtMetzger KerenMargoli ▶ #174: Drug Kurtel (@KurtMetzger, @KerenMargolis, Winston, @AriShaffir
#174: Drug Kurtel (@KurtMetzger, @KerenMargolis, Winston, @AriShaffir

Kurt Metzger had me over to his apartment in Harlem to talk about drugs. Kurt has always been that one friend that everybody has who can always find anything you're looking to do. From weed, to pills, ...

173 Beijingaling DesBishop ComicDaveSmit ▶ #173: Beijingaling (@DesBishop, @ComicDaveSmith)
#173: Beijingaling (@DesBishop, @ComicDaveSmith)

Des Bishop met me in a park in Beijing to tell me all about China. Des is a comic from Ireland by way of New York and he moved to Beijing a couple of years ago to learn Mandarin to try to do standup f ...

172 Begrudgingly Domesticated Jason23Nas ▶ #172: Begrudgingly Domesticated (@Jason23Nash)
#172: Begrudgingly Domesticated (@Jason23Nash)

Jason Nash met me at his friends deluxe apartment in the skyiyiy to talk about marriage. Nash has always been, shall we say, rageful about his marriage onstage. It was nice to get a good honest negati ...

171 Lights Off BillyWayneDavis ▶ #171: Lights Off (@BillyWayneDavis)
#171: Lights Off (@BillyWayneDavis)

Billy Wayne Davis had me over to his dinge hole of a motel 2 years ago to talk to me about his imploded marriage. It was a wreck and he's finally out of it. I held on to this one for so long because m ...

170 HIV for Victory JeffScott101 ▶ #170: HIV for Victory (@JeffScott101
#170: HIV for Victory (@JeffScott101

Jeff Scott had me over to his West Hollywood apartment to tell me the story of his HIV. How he got it, how he's managed to live with it for 30 years, how it's affected his life, how he's been treated ...

169 Blacklanta ComedienneMsPat BigJayOak ▶ #169: Blacklanta (@ComedienneMsPat, @BigJayOakerson)
#169: Blacklanta (@ComedienneMsPat, @BigJayOakerson)

Ms. Pat joined me in a park in Brooklyn (maybe Park Slope? No, that seems wrong) to tell me about what it was like growing up in the hood in Atlanta. Spoiler alert: It was way different than how I gre ...

168 Bert Bert Bert BertKreischer ▶ #168: Bert Bert Bert (@BertKreischer)
#168: Bert Bert Bert (@BertKreischer)

Bert Kreischer had me over to his house to talk about his first CD, Bert Bert Bert. This is the third one of these album analysis episodes I've done and it might end up as the most interesting. Bert r ...

167 Swing and a Miss Attell BigJayOakers ▶ #167: Swing and a Miss (@Attell, @BigJayOakerson, @KurtMetzger)
#167: Swing and a Miss (@Attell, @BigJayOakerson, @KurtMetzger)

Dave Attell joined Kurt Metzger, Big Jay Oakerson, and me at a table in front of the Stand comedy club in New York to talk. Talk about what? Not any single topic like this podcast is supposed to be. I ...

166 Open and Shut AndyHaynes SteveRannaz ▶ #166: Open and Shut (@AndyHaynes, @SteveRannazzisi, @SteveSimeone)
#166: Open and Shut (@AndyHaynes, @SteveRannazzisi, @SteveSimeone)

Andy Haynes met me at the Comedy Store to talk to me. He gave me a perspective on open relationships that I've been missing. That of a failed open relationship. Fun conversation and it was interesting ...

165 Queen of the Blow Job KatieManzella ▶ #165: Queen of the Blow Job (@KatieManzella)
#165: Queen of the Blow Job (@KatieManzella)

Katie Manzella came over for the last podcast ever from my LA apartment. I invited her over to talk about her love affiar with blow jobs. Katie is beyond a pro at it. She's the queen. She loves giving ...

164 Hip Hop Slop Shop PeteDavidson Brick ▶ #164: Hip Hop Slop Shop (@PeteDavidson, @BrickStoneNews)
#164: Hip Hop Slop Shop (@PeteDavidson, @BrickStoneNews)

Pete Davidson came over to my apartment in LA to talk to me about rap and hip hop. He brought his friend Dave Sirus. And lucky he did, too, because Pete was super distracted checking tweets from his f ...

163 Little FunnyBrad TonyHinchcliffe Sar ▶ #163: Little (@FunnyBrad, @TonyHinchcliffe, @SarahTiana)
#163: Little (@FunnyBrad, @TonyHinchcliffe, @SarahTiana)

Brad Williams joined me on the patio of the Comedy Store one April afternoon to talk about what it's like to be a midget. He was open and honest and it was a fun, informative look at a different life ...

162 1 Year in New York DougBenson ▶ #162: 1 Year in New York (@DougBenson)
#162: 1 Year in New York (@DougBenson)

Doug Benson met me at the Comedy Store and we sat on the patio, smoked reefer, and talked about each of our years in New York. It was a fun podcast that didn't even get interrupted by the AA meeting l ...

161 AIDSycle NickYoussef ▶ #161: AIDSycle (@NickYoussef)
#161: AIDSycle (@NickYoussef)

Nick Youssef takes a break from his busy day of mentoring jihadists to joing me on the roof of the Comedy Store for a podcast. This is the first one I've done from up there. We talked about his time o ...

160 Around the World SarahTiana SteveSim ▶ #160: Around the World (@SarahTiana, @SteveSimeone
#160: Around the World (@SarahTiana, @SteveSimeone

Sarah Tiana has me over to her new house to talk about all the places she's been. And she's been to soooo many places. Comedy has brought her all over the middle east and half of Europe. And her adven ...

159 Thrilled TomSegura ▶ #159: Thrilled (@TomSegura)
#159: Thrilled (@TomSegura)

Tom Segura had me over to his palatial beach house to do an in depth analysis of his first album, Thrilled. It was a hilarious album and I'm glad he was able to give an inside look at how the bits cam ...

158 Thin Skinned Comedy Fucker JoeDerosa ▶ #158: Thin Skinned Comedy Fucker (@JoeDerosaComedy)
#158: Thin Skinned Comedy Fucker (@JoeDerosaComedy)

Joe Derosa had me over to his house so we could talk about what it's like boning girls from the comedy scene. But we got way sidetracked by a percieved slight and so we had to deal with that fire befo ...

157 Divorce of Course JacobSirof SherryS ▶ #157: Divorce, of Course (@JacobSirof & @SherrySirof)
#157: Divorce, of Course (@JacobSirof & @SherrySirof)

Jacob Sirof and Sherry Sirof (nee East) each had me over to their places of residence to talk about the divorce that they're going through right now. First I went to Moshe Kasher's old place where Jac ...

156 Daddy Dearest BrandtTobler ▶ #156: Daddy Dearest (@BrandtTobler)
#156: Daddy Dearest (@BrandtTobler)

Brandt Tobler and I walked to Runyon Canyon on a hot February afternoon. We talked about what a shitbox father he had. It's a story that has its roots in mall scams that Brandt had worked all through ...

155 The 2014 Gay Super Bowl The Oscars S ▶ #155: The 2014 Gay Super Bowl; The Oscars (@SchmoesKnow)
#155: The 2014 Gay Super Bowl; The Oscars (@SchmoesKnow)

The Schmoes, Kristian Harloff and Mark Ellis, met me at the Comedy Store for a second straight year to have fun and talk about the Oscars. It's the funnest way you'll find to get ready for your Oscar ...

154 Specials Jonas Larsen ▶ #154: Specials (Jonas Larsen)
#154: Specials (Jonas Larsen)

Jonas Larsen (the Senior Vice President of Talent and Specials for Comedy Central) met me for the final podcast from Skeptic Tank East headquarters 1. We talked about comedy specials. How they look an ...

153 Love DuncanTrussell ▶ #153: Love (@DuncanTrussell)
#153: Love (@DuncanTrussell)

Duncan Trussell had me over to his new apartment to do a podcast. We ate a cookie, had some wine, and talked about love. Total coincidence that this is coming out for Valentine's Day, by the way. It w ...

152 The Streetz USA Doc Willis ▶ #152: The Streetz, USA (Doc Willis)
#152: The Streetz, USA (Doc Willis)

Doc Willis met me at the Comedy Store to talk about his days slinging rock on the streets of Detroit. That's right, when Doc was 14 (What? 14? Yes, 14) he was in a gang and sold drugs to make a living ...

151 Ass Burger AutisticThunder ▶ #151: Ass Burger (@AutisticThunder)
#151: Ass Burger (@AutisticThunder)

Josh Meyrowitz came over to my LA apartment to talk to Mat Edgar and me about asperger's syndrome. I've been hearing about it ever since I was little but I've never met anyone with it until Josh. He's ...

150 Door Guy 3 DanishAndOneill ▶ #150: Door Guy 3 (@DanishAndOneill)
#150: Door Guy 3 (@DanishAndOneill)

Jeff Danis and Ryan Oneill met me at the Comedy Store on a beautiful January day. We talked about working as an employee at the Store. It's a job a lot of us had and each era of door guy was different ...

149 Doctor Doctor Dr Steve Graham Jeremy ▶ #149: Doctor Doctor (Dr. Steve Graham, @JeremyHornElite
#149: Doctor Doctor (Dr. Steve Graham, @JeremyHornElite

Dr. Steve Grraham and Jeremy Horn met me in my hotel room at the MGM to talk about what being a doctor really entails. Dr Steve, as everybody calls him, was awesome. He was completely open about the r ...

2014 Revenge for the Holocaust ▶ #2014: Revenge for the Holocaust
#2014: Revenge for the Holocaust

Ari Shaffir's album. I decided to do a slightly in depth analysis of my CD, Revenge for the Holocaust. This is the kind of thing I want to see more of in comedy. Discussinga standup recording the way ...

148 Flip Flop Fuck MyqKaplan ▶ #148: Flip, Flop, Fuck (@MyqKaplan)
#148: Flip, Flop, Fuck (@MyqKaplan)

Myq Kaplan came over to my apartment (possibly the last one recorded at my New York apartment in the east Village) to have a talk about monogamy vs polyamory. Myq used to be super into the poly side o ...

147 Closet Case KevinMeaney ▶ #147: Closet Case (@KevinMeaney)
#147: Closet Case (@KevinMeaney)

Kevin Meaney invited me over to his apartment to talk about what it was like coming out of the closet at 50 years old. He was married with a kid when he did it. This was such a great podcast. He was o ...

146 Collabrorectors BarnesBros a film cr ▶ #146: Collabrorectors (@BarnesBros, a film crew, Kim Barnes)
#146: Collabrorectors (@BarnesBros, a film crew, Kim Barnes)

Brad and Todd Barnes came to my apartment to do a podcast about working as a team to make movies. They brought with them the film crew that eventually led to my landlord evicting me. Despite that, it ...

145 Son of the Mob BarryRothbart ▶ #145: Son of the Mob (@BarryRothbart)
#145: Son of the Mob (@BarryRothbart)

Barry Rothbart came over to my apartment to tell me about growing up with a father who hung out and worked with organized crime. It must have been strange growing up knowing your father was a gambler ...

144 The Dont Worry about Lawsuits makeup ▶ #144: The Dont Worry about Lawsuits makeup episode (@PaulMorrissey My
#144: The Dont Worry about Lawsuits makeup episode (@PaulMorrissey My

Paul Morrissey came by my New York apartment yesterday on his way to do the Artie Lange show and it was lucky he did. I had to take down this week's original podcast because people are little beeitche ...

142 Gender Bender LaurenHennessy ▶ #142: Gender Bender (@LaurenHennessy)
#142: Gender Bender (@LaurenHennessy)

Lauren Hennessy came over to my NY apartment to tell me about what it's like to be a he/she. Lauren is a boy trapped in a girl's body. He's been that way since he was born. And you think you had it to ...

141 Happiness SteveSimeone ▶ #141: Happiness (@SteveSimeone)
#141: Happiness (@SteveSimeone)

Steve Simeone invited me over to his place while I was in LA and we talked about happiness. It started off being a conversation about being broke, but it quickly shifted as it became evident that Stev ...

140 Street Aht CallumPreston ▶ #140: Street Aht (@CallumPreston)
#140: Street Aht (@CallumPreston)

Callum Preston was spray painting a mural in an alley in Melbourne, Australia when I asked him if he'd be on my podcast. Callum is part of the Everfresh Crew and his mural was awesome. He met me in a ...

139 Farmboy Wil Anderson ▶ #139: Farmboy (@Wil_Anderson)
#139: Farmboy (@Wil_Anderson)

Wil Anderson and I day drank on a weekday at a beach bar on the outskirts of Sydney, Australia. I got sunburned in the ozoneless air as we talked about Wil's upbringing on a farm. We meandered around ...

138 Black Friday JCAlvarado1 MatEdgar ▶ #138: Black Friday (@JCAlvarado1, @MatEdgar)
#138: Black Friday (@JCAlvarado1, @MatEdgar)

Juan Carlos Alvarado met me at a secluded beach in Los Cabos, Mexico and we did a podcast about poker. We talked some about how he became a professional poker player, how he deals with losing streaks, ...

137 Care What You Wear KevinGChristy Nic ▶ #137: Care What You Wear (@KevinGChristy, @NickYoussef)
#137: Care What You Wear (@KevinGChristy, @NickYoussef)

Kevin Christy had Nick Youssef and me over to his house to talk about what I need to change with my wardrobe. Kevin and Nick have always been my fashion advisors and we used it as an excuse to do a fu ...

136 You Cant Live With Em You Cant Live ▶ #136: You Can't Live With 'Em, You Can't Live Without 'Em (@NealBrenn
#136: You Can't Live With 'Em, You Can't Live Without 'Em (@NealBrenn

Neal Brennan invited me to his tropical rainforest hotel room in New York and we had a nice talk about chicks. It's one of the driving influences in my life and it was nice to hear someone with some t ...

Cabo Bonus Episode MrJimFlorentine BretE ▶ Cabo Bonus Episode (@MrJimFlorentine, @BretErnst, Mexican Dirt Weed,
Cabo Bonus Episode (@MrJimFlorentine, @BretErnst, Mexican Dirt Weed,

Jim Florentine and Bret Ernst joined me in Bret's hotel room in Cabo to record a bonus podcast. We were drunk, so I have no idea what we talked about. Maybe girls? The middle east? Your guess is as go ...

135 Loudmouth BretErnst ▶ #135: Loudmouth (@BretErnst)
#135: Loudmouth (@BretErnst)

Bret Ernst invited me up to his hotel room in Cabo San Lucas to drink beers, smoke cigars, and do a podcast. I love these on location episodes. We talked about Bret's habit of overzealously arguing hi ...

134 Maniac JFodComedy ▶ #134: Maniac (@JFodComedy)
#134: Maniac (@JFodComedy)

John F O'Donnell met me in Bushwick to talk about his manic depressive disorder. He's gone off the deep end a few times in his life and we got into it all. How it started, what happens, how it's affec ...

133 Fuck the Government with ComicDaveSm ▶ #133: Fuck the Government (with @ComicDaveSmith)
#133: Fuck the Government (with @ComicDaveSmith)

Dave Smith came over to my apartment so we could talk about this growing disillusionment I'm experiencing with our federal government. Dave is a devout libertarian and he knows a lot more of the facts ...

132 Nawlins MrSeanPatton ▶ #132: N'awlins (@MrSeanPatton)
#132: N'awlins (@MrSeanPatton)

Sean Patton came over to my apartment in New York to talk about his hometown of New Orleans. Sean was born there, he was there for Katrina, and through both of those events, he was severely drunk. It ...

131 1 900 You Suck 1GlitterGoddess BigJa ▶ #131: 1-900-You-Suck (@1GlitterGoddess, @BigJayOakerson @AriShaffir)
#131: 1-900-You-Suck (@1GlitterGoddess, @BigJayOakerson @AriShaffir)

Glitter Goddess spoke to Jay Oakerson and I about her new jobs as a sex therapist, and as a phone dominatrix. It was really fun. She has a bunch of guys getting her off by taking orders from her. And ...

130 Whatever Doesnt Kill You WhitneyCumm ▶ #130: Whatever Doesn't Kill You (@WhitneyCummings, @BillyWayneDavis)
#130: Whatever Doesn't Kill You (@WhitneyCummings, @BillyWayneDavis)

Whitney Cummings had me over to the place she was staying in while in New York and we talked about her hardships at The Comedy Store, with her sitcom, and as a child of an alcoholic. I had no idea she ...

129 A Brownie A Day Keeps The Doctor Wai ▶ #129: A Brownie A Day Keeps The Doctor... Wait, What Are We Talking A
#129: A Brownie A Day Keeps The Doctor... Wait, What Are We Talking A

Auntie Dolores (that's not really her name) met me at the Comedy Store patio to talk about edibles. She makes some of the best brownies, pretzels, lolipops, nuts, and popcorn you can find in Californi ...

128 Boozer BertKreischer JoeRogan AriSha ▶ #128: Boozer (@BertKreischer, @JoeRogan, @AriShaffir, @RickyLundell)
#128: Boozer (@BertKreischer, @JoeRogan, @AriShaffir, @RickyLundell)

Bert Kreischer met me on the patio of the Comedy Store to talk about his history with alcohol. We covered how he got started, when it became a major part of his life, and where he stand with it now. I ...

127 The Rosa Parks of White Atheist High ▶ #127: The Rosa Parks of White Atheist High School Sophomores and boyf
#127: The Rosa Parks of White Atheist High School Sophomores and boyf

Jessica Ahlquist drove all the way from Rhode Island to my New York apartment to tell me about her lawsuit to have a prayer banner removed from the walls of her public school. She's an amazing woman a ...

126 Bag Man CortMcCown ▶ #126: Bag Man (@CortMcCown)
#126: Bag Man (@CortMcCown)

Cort McCown came over to my LA apartment before I left for New York and we talked about his sweet ass job as a professional caddy on the PGA tour. It's the golf equivalent to being a ball boy. But way ...

125 DadBoner Mike Burns Karl Welzein ▶ #125: @DadBoner (Mike Burns, Karl Welzein)
#125: @DadBoner (Mike Burns, Karl Welzein)

Mike Burns came by my apartment during his trip to New York to talk to me about his new book, Power Moves. Burns hasn't been on Skeptic Tank since the old Deathsquad days. He's hilarious and I'm glad ...

124 Rape Eggs Kathleen McGee ▶ #124: Rape & Eggs (@Kathleen_McGee)
#124: Rape & Eggs (@Kathleen_McGee)

Kathleen McGeeinvited me over to the apartment she was staying in while we were in Winnipeg together and we talked about her rape. It's about as lighthearted a conversation as possible considering the ...

123 You Know What Dad RobertKelly ▶ #123: You Know What Dad (@RobertKelly)
#123: You Know What Dad (@RobertKelly)

Robert Kelly invited me over to his beautiful Manhattan apartment so we could talk about becoming a father. He had his first son 45 days ago and we had a nice discussion about what it was like. It was ...

122 Exspecially Cutting JustyDodge ▶ #122: Exspecially Cutting: (@JustyDodge)
#122: Exspecially Cutting: (@JustyDodge)

Justy Dodge came over to my New York apartment on the hottest day of the summer. We talked about her various mental disorders but centered on cutting. Justy is a New York based standup who spent her t ...

121 Big Babies BigJayOakerson ▶ #121: Big Babies (@BigJayOakerson)
#121: Big Babies (@BigJayOakerson)

Big Jay Oakerson and I recorded a podcast upstairs from The Stand comedy club about how little we resemble grown men. Neither one of us know how to pay a bill on time. We had to break halfway through ...

120 Shroomfest 2013 MatEdgar PeteeC Tony ▶ #120: Shroomfest 2013 (@MatEdgar, @PeteeC, @TonyHinchcliffe)
#120: Shroomfest 2013 (@MatEdgar, @PeteeC, @TonyHinchcliffe)

Tony Hinchcliffe, Mat Edgar, Pete Cornacchione, and I spent Shroomfest together this year. We drove out to Joshua Tree, ate some shrooms, and wandered out into the wilderness. And then we had, what I ...

119 Mud Master Don Barris Mary Jane Gree ▶ #119: Mud Master (Don Barris, Mary Jane Green, Wiki)
#119: Mud Master (Don Barris, Mary Jane Green, Wiki)

Don Barris had me over to his secret location Big 3 Studios and we did a podcast about his old days working at the Tropicana. Don hosted oil and mud wrestling nights over there for years way before I ...

118 Womb of Doom Vanessa Ragland ▶ #118: Womb of Doom (Vanessa Ragland)
#118: Womb of Doom (Vanessa Ragland)

Vanessa Ragland came over to my rodent den of an apartment in LA and talked to me about her miscarriage. She was honest and open about the whole ordeal and it really gave me a nice look at one mother' ...

117 Aint No Sister Wife StevieRyan ▶ #117: Ain't No Sister Wife (@StevieRyan)
#117: Ain't No Sister Wife (@StevieRyan)

Stevie Ryan invited me over to her apartment to smoke pot and watch reality shows one day about a year ago. We ended up recording a podcast about introverts and then we recorded another one about our ...

116 Cid Down and Shut Up Brendon Burns ▶ #116: 'Cid Down and Shut Up (Brendon Burns)
#116: 'Cid Down and Shut Up (Brendon Burns)

Brendan Burns came to my LA garbage heap apartment to talk about his rock bottom. Brendan's rock bottom lasted for 3 years and while he was there he did A LOT of drugs. Especially psychedelic drugs. A ...

115 Heroin Down In A Hole Donovan Pee ▶ #115: Heroin - Down In A Hole (Donovan Pee)
#115: Heroin - Down In A Hole (Donovan Pee)

Donovan Pee met me in my hotel room in Vancouver to talk about Heroin. Donovan was a heavy heroin user and lived on the streets of one of the most drug addicted blocks in North America. He was involve ...

114 Rounders John Caparulo Jamie Caparul ▶ #114: Rounders (John Caparulo, Jamie Caparulo, Ari Shaffir)
#114: Rounders (John Caparulo, Jamie Caparulo, Ari Shaffir)

John Caparulo had me over to his palatial estate to do a podcast and we spent most of it talking about poker. Cap was the reason I started playing poker at casinos. He introduced it to Steve Rannazzis ...

113 Lefty Liberty Jimmy Dore MatEdgar Ar ▶ #113: Lefty Liberty (@Jimmy_Dore, @MatEdgar, @AriShafir, George Carli
#113: Lefty Liberty (@Jimmy_Dore, @MatEdgar, @AriShafir, George Carli

Jimmy Dore came by my slop haven of an apartment to tell me the truth about politics. I've never been very political, but lately I've started to become increasingly angrier about how little representa ...

112 Ramblin Man TomRhodes ▶ #112: Ramblin Man (@_TomRhodes)
#112: Ramblin Man (@_TomRhodes)

Tom Rhodes and I met up at the Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival and we talked about his vagabond lifestyle. Tom has no home. Every week he travels to a different location for standup comedy. He ha ...

111 The Closet ChipPope ▶ #111: The Closet (@ChipPope)
#111: The Closet (@ChipPope)

Chip Pope met me at the Comedy Store to talk about the time he spent in the closet. I know a lot of gay people, but very few who are gay but not open about it. As always with Chip, the talk moved to m ...

110 Klepto MatEdgar Josh Martin Ari Shaf ▶ #110: Klepto (@MatEdgar, Josh Martin, Ari Shaffir)
#110: Klepto (@MatEdgar, Josh Martin, Ari Shaffir)

Mat Edgar and I talked about our shoplifting days on a trip back from San Diego. We both had pasts as thieves and this was a nice way to fill half our drive home. I forgot about how much I used to ste ...

22 Holocaust Nat Shaffir ▶ #22: Holocaust (Nat Shaffir)
#22: Holocaust (Nat Shaffir)

My father, Nat Shaffir, talked to me about his experience in the Holocaust as a young boy. My father rarely, if ever, shared any of this with us growing up, so I'm glad I got a chance to hear him say ...

109 Lady Heroin What Are You Asking Me F ▶ #109: Lady Heroin: What Are You Asking Me For? (Jesse, Joey @MadFlavo
#109: Lady Heroin: What Are You Asking Me For? (Jesse, Joey @MadFlavo

Joey Diaz helps me introduce the first of my two interview about heroin use that I did from my hotel room in Vancouver. This one gives an overview of how heroin makes you feel and how much pull it can ...

108 Sex Monkey ChrisRyanPhD ▶ #108: Sex Monkey (@ChrisRyanPhD)
#108: Sex Monkey (@ChrisRyanPhD)

Chris Ryan met me at the Comedy Store to talk about monogamy, cheating, sexual desire, ownership over women and almost everything else associated with the nature of sex. It was the first doctor I've h ...

107 Frenchie le Poo Poo Mike Ward MikeWa ▶ #107: Frenchie le Poo-Poo (Mike Ward @MikeWardCA)
#107: Frenchie le Poo-Poo (Mike Ward @MikeWardCA)

Mike Ward came to my hotel room while I was in Montreal to talk to me about his amazing journey of learning to do his standup in a 2nd language. He's got about as much to say as I can imagine anyone s ...

106 Find Your Dry Hump KevinGChristy ▶ #106: Find Your Dry Hump (@KevinGChristy)
#106: Find Your Dry Hump (@KevinGChristy)

Kevin Christy and I sat in his backyard and talked about relationships. Everybody has one friend who jumps from long term relationship to long term relationship and Kevin is that guy for me. As long a ...

105 Going Blind TomSegura ▶ #105: Going Blind (@TomSegura)
#105: Going Blind (@TomSegura)

Tom Segura invited me to go to his new Barbie Malibu Beach House so we could talk about masturbating. Just two best bro dudes intimately talking about making their penises shoot out loads of semen. An ...

104 The Art of War Greg Jackson Ari Shaf ▶ #104: The Art of War (Greg Jackson, Ari Shaffir, @KevinGChristy)
#104: The Art of War (Greg Jackson, Ari Shaffir, @KevinGChristy)

Greg Jackson of Greg Jackson's MMA met me in a hotel room in Vegas a few hours before UFC 156. Greg has always asked me about standup comedy and how comics will handle different situations. After some ...

103 Oscar the Grouch Kristian Harloff Ma ▶ #103: Oscar the Grouch (Kristian Harloff, Mark Ellis, Faizon Love, Pa
#103: Oscar the Grouch (Kristian Harloff, Mark Ellis, Faizon Love, Pa

Mark Ellis and Christian Harloff met me in the Belly Room of the Comedy Store to talk about the movies. We used the Oscars as an excuse to talk but really it was about movies in general. Those guys ha ...

102 The Ones Who Hurt Me Doug Benson Mar ▶ #102: The Ones Who Hurt Me (Doug Benson, Marc & Brian from Chill, Bik
#102: The Ones Who Hurt Me (Doug Benson, Marc & Brian from Chill, Bik

Doug Benson met me at the Comedy Store on a beautiful 75 degree February day. We talked about those few girls that hurt you more than all the others. The ones who you couldn't shake from your heart. I ...

101 Prank Tank Jim Florentine ▶ #101: Prank Tank (Jim Florentine)
#101: Prank Tank (Jim Florentine)

Jim Florentine met me at the Comedy Store to talk about pranks. As long as I've known about Jim, I've known him as the guy who is always willing to go for the goof. He went to a damn abortion protest, ...

100 Deliverance Ryan ONeill Jeff Danis G ▶ #100: Deliverance (Ryan O'Neill, Jeff Danis, George Saint Pierre, Nat
#100: Deliverance (Ryan O'Neill, Jeff Danis, George Saint Pierre, Nat

Jeff Danis and Ryan O'Neill came by my apartment to talk about their jobs as grocery delivery drivers. Oh my god, there were so many hilarious stories. They're both comedians from the Comedy Store and ...

99 Scrappy Doo Greg Fitzsimmons ▶ #99: Scrappy Doo (Greg Fitzsimmons)
#99: Scrappy Doo (Greg Fitzsimmons)