104: Carrie Keagan swears that everybody curses
January 12, 2017
Mark and Matt breakdown the trailer for I’m Dying Up Here. Showtime’s new series centered around stand-up comedy in 1970s Los Angeles after that we talk about the abundance of stand-up comedy coming to streaming platforms. Our guest Carrie Keagan then joins us to talk about her new book, Everybody Curses, I Swear. A book about her time hanging out with Hollywood types as she’s interviewed them over the years.
103: Sarah Colonna brings out the rally monkey
January 5, 2017
Happy New Year to you all! Mark and Matt return after a few weeks off for the first podcast of 2017. Yay! We made it? After a recap of their lives they talk about what’s in store for the new year. Then they welcome comedian Sarah Colonna to the podcast. During a recent visit to NYC, Sarah Colonna stopped by to catch up with us. Colonna is an accomplished comedian with a stand-up comedy special, I Can’t Feel My Legs, she was a writer for Chelsea Lately and has written two books – Life As I Blow It and Has Anyone Seen My Pants?
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102: The 2016 Year In Review Comedy Roundtable
December 29, 2016
2016 is ending. Many can't wait to see the year die, for its been a weird one for many in the pop culture and entertainment community. Mark and Matt once again welcome some of their comedy journalist friends to sit down and discuss the major comedy stories of the year. We're joined by Katla McGlynn (Vanity Fair, truTV, Splitsider), Sean L. McCarthy (The Comic's Comic, Decider) and Jesse David Fox (Vulture) at the Comedy Cellar in NYC to run down the biggest comedy stories of the year.
101: Christmas with Damien Lemon
December 22, 2016
It’s our Christmas episode and Mark and Matt talk about some of their favorite Christmas moments. Including pop culture and what they do for the holiday. Also welcome onto the podcast, we mark the return of Comedy Knockout host and comedian, Damien Lemon. The show just began its second season so he came back onto the podcast to talk shop.
100: Robert Kelly joins us for our 100th episode!
December 15, 2016
Well, we made it to our 100th episode folks. Mark and Matt take a quick look back at the 100 episodes they taped with Riotcast. Then, the perfect guest to help celebrate episode 100 is the one and only Robert Kelly. Robert is the co-founder of the Riotcast podcast network in which we reside on. We talk to Robert about how the podcast started and heap a bit of praise on each other then get into the business of comedy, particularly Robert’s great career as a stand-up comedian and actor. He just had a series based upon his life placed into development at FX and we discuss the project, along with his True Story tour, which wraps this week and The Laugh Button has presented this entire fall. Tune in, and tell your friends.