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 Robertâ€™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.
099: Witzelsucht with Red Fang!
December 8, 2016
What makes a memorable comedy movie? Well if you ask Mark and Matt it needs Scott Backula and Sinbad returning to college to play football. After that debate is settled they welcome Aaron Beam from hard rock band Red Fang onto the podcast. Aaron is the bassist/vocalist in the band who recently put out a new record, "Only Ghosts." The band are also big fans of comedy. During a recent trip to NYC for some shows, Beam stopped by the studio to talk about the new album, his comedy idols, Croakies, and we learn there's a neurological addiction that gives people a tendency to make too many puns.
098: Dan Schlissel from Stand Up! Records
December 1, 2016
Thanksgiving is over and we have some announcements, we then reminisce about Patrice O'Neal on the 5th anniversary of his passing. Then Dan Schlissel, the founder of Stand Up! Records joins us on the podcast to talk about his career in the business and how he helped discover some of the finest names in comedy. Music, comedy, how it's all related, what he thinks the future holds for content producers.
097: The Kurt Braunohler experience
November 23, 2016
Mark and Matt welcome comedian Kurt Braunholer to the podcast. Kurt is about to release the double vinyl live album for Hot Tub, his long-running comedy show with co-host Kristen Schaal. We discuss his various projects, comedy, and just be delightfully weird with the man.
096: Kevin Pereira hacks our podcast
November 17, 2016
Ben Stiller, the guy has an impressive body of work, Mark and Matt feel his best work was either in Dodgeball and The Cable Guy. Itâ€™s been a week since the election of Donald Trump, Mark and Matt try to figure out how a new President will effect comedy for the next four years. Our guest this week, Kevin Pereira is a TV host, popular podcaster, and fan of geek culture. He sits down with us to discuss the balance of all things nerdlife and how to hack it.