054 - Ian Edwards visits, and we love the 90s
January 28, 2016
Mark and Matt, two Gen Xers reminisce about the 90s. Possibly one of the weirdest yet awesomest decades to grow up in. Whatever! We recap the Patrice O'Neal benefit show in NYC, talk about joke stealing then, comedian Ian Edwards joins us in the Riotcast studios.
053 - The Goddamn Comedy Jam host Josh Adam Meyers
January 21, 2016
In just a few short months, The God Damn Comedy Jam has taken the nation by storm. The comedy/music show is a an live show that features comedians performing stand-up, then following it up fronting a band to sing a song of their choosing. Can comedians pull off the song? Well, half the fun is seeing if they can. It’s pure entertainment and joy. We first caught the show about a year ago in it’s home of Los Angeles, but after a few very successful appearances at festivals, the GDCJ and it’s creator, comedian Josh Adam Meyers are set to blow things up on a national level in 2016. Beginning with the announcement that the show will be a part of Bonnaroo. On this week’s episode of the podcast, Mark and Matt sat down with Meyers to discuss the show’s origins and how it became to be.
052 - David Cross makes good decisions
January 14, 2016
In the news Mark and Matt discuss revivals of comedy shows as Matt tries his best to find out what happened to ALF. Then David Cross joins Mark and Matt this week to discuss the return/new season of his show, "Todd Margaret" to IFC. Cross has a long comedy history and has starred in a handful of cult comedy shows like "Mr. Show with Bob & David" and "Arrested Development."
051 - Wayne Federman finally chronicles it
January 7, 2016
Mark and Matt welcome the one and only Wayne Federman to the podcast this week. Federman recently released his new comedy album, The Chronicles of Federman, which is his first comedy album in the course of 30 years. We break down what someone could do in that length of time which leads into a discussion about time gaps for comedy careers.
050- The 2015 Year In Review comedy roundtable Pt. 2
December 30, 2015
It’s the final podcast of 2015 and we’re ending with #50. We continue our look back at 2015 with the second part of our comedy roundtable discussing the biggest stories of the year with our comedy journalism friends Katla McGlynn (Splitsider, Vanity Fair), Jesse David Fox (Vulture) and Sean L. McCarthy (The Comic’s Comic). From Cosby to The Fat Jew, on part part 2 we discuss the biggest controversies of the year, the coming of age for podcasts, SNL 40, and we make some predictions for 2016.