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Day 23 - Cathy Ladman

Loved getting to talk to Cathy Ladman about her stand-up days, who her comedy crew was and still is, how she made her way into acting with some of the greats, how Nichols and May influenced her comedy, and some advice for younger comics coming up tod...

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Day 22 - Mark Brazil

Mark and I have zero trouble finding the words to describe the last administration, the past year under lock down, and our complete and utter distaste for how the Dems are and probably will be fucking us for the next four years with a little hope for sma...

Comedy

Day 19 - Billy Van Zandt

Talking with someone who has spent their entire life writing, and creating and doing it successfully will only leave you wanting to know more about them. Which is exactly what it was like getting to speak with Billy Van Zandt. I got the pleasure to speak...

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Day 16 - Rob Bartlett

Rob Bartlett. That's the description. What more does anyone need? He's done it all! Performing in an improv group with Eddie Murphy, touring all over the country doing stand-up, starring on Broadway with Daniel Radcliffe, Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, ...

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Day 15 - Tommy Chong

The great Tommy Chong talks to John about loving house arrest, how he started as a musician working for Barry Gordy, knowing when he was going to marry his wife, being part of a comedy duo and an actor, his Mount Rushmore of smokers and how he’s “not rea...

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Day 13 - Camilla Cleese

Any time spent with a good friend, even when it's virtual, is time well spent. And if that friend is Camilla Cleese you just can't put a price on it. The hour goes by way too fast and the tangents are numerous and the stories about her time spent as ...

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Day 12 - Frank Conniff

Frank and John catch each other up on the joys of being cat owners during quarantine, pandemic deniers, Mystery Science Theatre 3000, Sirius Radio, what a fat piece of shit Chris Christie is, and how a snake oil salesman like Dr Oz got to host Jeopardy. ...

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Day 11 - Dex Carvey

Dex Carvey talks to John about being an early Twitch pioneer, setting up and producing his Dad’s podcast, how covid caused some weight gain and how Weight Watchers helped him take it off, Standup, corporate gigs and they get into a bunch of fun conspirac...

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Day 9 - Eric D’Alessandro

Eric talks to John about testing material on Instagram, building his fan base, moving to Austin, Texas and how social media is ruining our brains and of course, being Italian.

Comedy

Day 8 - Allan Stephan

Allan talks to John about the “real” Comedy Store, wild nights on the road, his time with Sam Kinison, his lifelong comedy buddy Carl LaBove, writing and producing Arli$$, Roseanne, and doesn’t hold back on some of the comedy greats he loves and hate...

Comedy

Day 7 - Bobby Slayton

The legendary Pitbull Of Comedy, Bobby Slayton is in hilarious and rare form all thanks to John giving him the wrong link for tonight’s show. John and Bobby talk about Standup, the road, levels of success, what makes someone a legend and how this is ...

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Day 5 - Carl Gottlieb

John talks to Carl about his incredibly smooth transition into show business, his badass easy rider style motorcycle days, working with and befriending Steve Martin, The Smothers Brothers, Carl Reiner, Steven Spielberg and of course - JAWS!

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Day 3 - Barry Dougherty

Author and Friar Historian Barry Dougherty joins John for a conversation about the history of the Friars club, and how he got started writing, and never before told stories from the infamous Friars Roasts