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Here's a talk about the misappropriation of the term bullying in 2013. We also got into the back room dealings on the burlesque circuit and the real reason married men don't frequent strip clubs. Jeff Simmermon and Corvette LaFace had a torrid guest appearance along with JL Cauvin, who handled racial slurs like a seasoned professional.
Here's a chat about misappropriated rage towards pop-culture elites, starring Pat Dixon, Jimmy Cannizzarro, Krystyna Hutchinson, and an unhinged Dave Finkelstein. Kate E. Dolan co-hosted the pants off the place.
Pat Dixon helped us follow a suspicious money trail from the end of the Jets game to the beginnings of Las Vegas. We also got into some staged heroics at the White House and this week's school shooting. Jimmy Cannizzarro checked in from the pool at an Arizona retreat to break down the NY Giants and the World Series.
Micah Sherman, star actor and e-cigarette enthusiast, stopped by to talk road comedy, commercial auditions, and his new social media documentary. JL Cauvin hung tough with an irate member of the Westboro Baptist Church and Jonathan Randall attempted to defend George Clooney. GOP Strategist Dave Finkelstein explained the government shutdown of the NY Giants.
MYQ KAPLAN, comedy powerhouse and Buddhist extremist, stopped by to discuss the end of days for a d-list comic. We also got into world-class cat sitters and profitable deaths with the great Charlene Modeste, actor and singer extraordinaire. "Ask A Cabbie" went heavy on weed, weddings, and the best dead singers.
Jeff Simmermon stopped by to talk subway penis art and kangaroo hunting. He also took time to fight with irate callers and educate us on his phenomenal storytelling show,
"And I'm Not Lying." Jonathan Randall gave us an entertainment update that was more entertaining than anything coming out in theaters by a landslide. We also talked Barilla pasta, JFK assassination, and a comic in state custody.
Here's a talk about zoo fights, filibusters gone wild, and a RIDICULOUS RIOT, even by Yankee Stadium Standards. An episode of "Believe It Or Not" focused on the oversized anatomy of an undersized actor. Paul Lacen educated us on the professional video game circuit and the "pro-ho's" that frequent it.
Chris Gethard came by to discuss life as an elephant friendly PT Barnum. We also got into courting Diddy, eavesdropping on Jay Z, and the underworld that envelopes most of NYC. Jonathan Randall's entertainment report focused heavily on class warfare in the Emmy death montage. Dean Imperial explained why liberals are now flocking to Vatican City to dump gatorade on the pope.
Lee Camp stopped by to talk the 2 year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street and the trouble with 6pm comedy. Kenny Pickett broke down the fine art of wrestling theme music. Nat Towsen co-hosted like his life depended on it as we took on gun nuts and bad gambling propositions.
Kevin Allison, storytelling legend and KINK impresario, stopped by to talk about the good old days in the gay community, aka FIRE-PLAY. We also got into dating advice and the underworld of Chicago. Big Game Comic Chris Laker stopped by to talk tumultuous breakups and the reason you should sleep with your professor. Katie Dolan led us through a scorched earth edition of "This Day In History" and Dean Imperial schooled us on how to avoid another mass shooting.
Jenny Failla, mother of my child, joined me in Louisville Kentucky for a chat about love, gun nuts, and midget tossing. Although we don't condone any of those things, we had no choice but to address them after encountering all of them on our 400 mile motorcycle trip.
Nick Leftley, executive editor of Maxim Magazine, stopped by for a heavily intoxicated chat about how to land your dream job. We also got into late night eating habits, the difference between U.S and British Men's Magazines, and boobs, lots and lots of boobs. The empty bottles from this one were worth at least $12.
Professional Wrestler Dan Barry stopped by to talk about life inside the squared circle. We also got into groupies, gay wrestlers, and the best entrance music to play if you happen to be named "Thunder Bear." Dean Imperial helped stave off a nutritional crisis and broke down the truth behind Colin Powell's email affair.
Rocio Santana, rap video godess, stopped by to dish on hanging with Kanye and Two Chains. We also got into Royal Baby conspiracy theories and the man who ruins your work out.
Dean Imperial and Jen Failla discussed a fascinating article in the NY Post. They also got into yard-sales, "slacktivism," and the worst lemonade salesman ever. We also got into lawsuits and unanswered celebrity tweets. GREAT FRIEND OF THE SHOW Liz Miele Guest Starred in a weird way.
New York Times Best Selling Author Keith Elliot Greenberg stopped by to discuss the Wrestling Match, The Tree Lighting, and The Shooting that took place on December 8, 1980. Along the way he got into the first ever East Coast / West Coast Rap Feud and John Lennon's Amish Period. Keith's new book December 8, 1980 is available wherever fine books are sold.
Mac Randall, author of "Exit Music: The RahioHead Story" dropped by to talk Pandora, stolen grapes, and his killer book that just so happens to offer up the most concise definition of a band ever written. We also got into the fact that a major Republican strategist has called the election for Obama despite the best efforts of people in Chicago to stop him.
Mike McPadden, head writer of Mr. Skin, stopped by to discuss his latest literary masterpiece "If You Like Metallica" which is available wherever fine books are sold. We also got into the utopian version of New York City known as Chicago and explained how a cities top culinary export influences the disposition of it's people. From there it was ALL METALLICA, with a side of Anthrax, Bill Clinton, and suicide by alligator.
Dean Imperial joined us for a heated discussion on the aforementioned subjects. Copycat criminals, bad fathers, and the robot from "Small Wonder" guest starred. Happy National Donut Day.
Here's the full interview with war hero Deron Steinke, and his incredibly brave brother Matt. Some of you know them as my brothers in law, others probably know them from their multiple appearances on Dateline. Special thanks to Dean Imperial for co-piloting this one.
Dean Imperial joined us to expose the fraud that is "The Ugly App". We also got into Octomom's pornographic offerings as well as Al Qaeda's. Frequent Fox News Contributor Jim Mendrinos stopped by to promote his new play "In Her Wake" and read his fellow Republicans their truth in a way that will probably get him fired.
Comedian Kirk Smith weighed in on the autism epidemic from an extremely informed vantage point. He also gave us some insight into how Paul McCartney socializes in Central Park. The Republican nominating process has ended, but no one told bothered to tell Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich so we decided to lend a hand. We also searched for the perfect running mate for Mitt Romney with "imperfection" being the key attribute for all potential suitors. Kirk's Autism Awareness Blog is www.stoppingpuncheswithmyface.com and we consider it a "MUST READ"
Eric Davidson, frontman of "The Newbomb Turks" and author of "We Never Learn" stopped by to talk about all things punk. From the insanely underrated Ohio scene of the late 80's to the Tokyo bands that created a musical version of Canal Street. We also got into being knocked out by a microphone, and a new genre of music called "Klanz-abilly". There was even a public service announcement about getting "Tricked by Jesus". The Googles focused on the horrible people who run the Indianapolis Colts, the cash hungry people who run Apple, and the DEFEAT hungry people who support Mitt Romney.
Bill Marx, son of the great Harpo Marx, joined us to talk movie sequels and growing up Marx. We also learned about male stalkers and ways to kicked out of the toy department at a department store. Drunk cops also played a prominent role due to the fact that an NYPD cop get busted for drunk driving IN A COP CAR. The Googles were presented to sleepy Nascar drivers, morons at the NRA and THE GREATEST FUND RAISER OF ALL TIME.
On a day when Mitt Romney created more comedy for his opponents, Zack Handlen, author of "If You Like Monty Python" joined us for an inside look at all things related to Monty Python in modern pop culture, including the decline of the Simpsons, the limitations of Sacha Baron Cohen, and some grown up talk about why a lot of comedies don't age well. The Googles were presented to a rain soaked race, some honest acceptance speeches, and a terrible tragedy in Ohio.
Oscar Winner George Kennedy Stopped by to discuss hanging with OJ, getting hit by a pool cue by Frank Sinatra, and winning his Oscar starring alongside Paul Newman in "Cool Hand Luke". He also explained why he's rooting for George Clooney at the Oscars and why he watches "Casablanca" as much as he does. His New Book "Trust Me" is in stores everywhere and you should buy three copies minimum, if you like show biz and grown up talk. The Googles were presented to a Satan Fighting GOP contender, a steroid using outfielder, and an extremely promiscuous night in New Orleans.
Dan Soder, Big Game Comic and the sporting equivalent of a crackhead's son, stopped by to talk Lin-Sanity, voices that don't match appearances, and comedy festivals that require abs. We also got into the fact that the Knicks resurgence bares a striking resemblance to a Michael J. Fox movie and that Floyd Mayweather is the last person on Earth that should be serving as a societal analyst on Twitter. The Googles were presented to a dog that was never on the roof of Mitt Romney's car, a super model on "Intervention", and a winning TEAM.
First Team All Pro Comic Jesse Joyce took us inside the writing strategy for some of the biggest Comedy Central roasts in history. Along the way he settled a violent dispute over a wether or not a guy can use a gift certificate on a date and explained why sports fans are all a tad insane. There was even a small helping of political analysis having to do with the fine art of Search Engine Optimization. The Googles were presented to a Fox News call to arms, as well as a protest against Mitt Romney that would make Clark Griswald proud.
Stand up Heavyweight Mike Vecchione joined us from Atlantic City for a Super Bowl version of the morning after pill. Madonna, Gisele, and carpooling with a three time champion were all in play. The Googles focused on a great commercial for a lame product as well as the darkest story we'll cover this year that doesn't involve the history of the diamond on your engagement ring.
Freddie C, retired drug dealer who ran the streets from the age of 13, joined us to dish on what it's like to bribe cops, sell drugs in prison, and spend 23 hours a day in solitary confinement. Along the way he explained the two key things you NEED TO KNOW if you want to do drugs, sell drugs, or legalize drugs. The Google Awards focused on shameless book promotion, missing news anchors, and spelling errors on Wheel of Fortune. We also got into Demi Moore's inability to act her age.
Brian Koppelman, writer of "Rounders" and "Oceans Thirteen", phoned in to go toe to toe with our TRUTH SEEKING MISSILE of a host on all things to do with the firing of Letterman Comedy Booker Eddie Brill. Along the way we touched on the end of free speech, the end of the Knicks, and the beginning of Newt Gingrich's swingers club. Rick Perry is gone but according to a new book he is still ON TOP. The Google Awards culminated in an impassioned defense of Marky Mark and The Funky Bunch.