David was in a horrible mood until he realized his guests Cathy Ladman and Brian Scolaro both appeared on Mad Men. Cathy Ladman is a Jewish American stand-up comedian, television writer, and actor. She was featured in her own installment of HBO's One Night Stand comedy series, and has been a guest on The Tonight Show on nine occasions. She has had numerous supporting roles in films like Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead (1991), My Fellow Americans (1996), and White Oleander (2002), and two Mike Nichols films: "What Planet Are You From? (2000)" and Charlie Wilson's War (2007), as well as TV shows like Roseanne, Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist, Caroline in the City (in a recurring role), and Everybody Loves Raymond. She won an American Comedy Award for Best Female Stand-Up Comic in 1992.
Ladman's comedy is self-described as "self-probing, anxiety-venting vehicle" for "exposing personal neurosis". She is currently working on a new solo show, entitled, Does This Show Make Me Look Fat? In 2007, she was featured in the Off-Broadway production J.A.P. - The Princesses of Comedy, which included live standup routines by four female Jewish comics juxtaposed with the stories of legendary performers from the 1950s and 1960s, Totie Fields, Jean Carroll, Pearl Williams, Betty Walker and Belle Barth.
Brian Scolaro (born October 18, 1973 in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn) is an American comedian, actor, voice actor.and producer. He is most known for his half hour special on Comedy Central and his roles on FOX's "Stacked" and TBS's "Sullivan and Son" and NBC's "Three Sisters."
He first established himself as a stand up comedian in Manhattan and appeared in Montreal's Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in 1999. He was hired by writer Steve Koren (Click, Bruce Almighty, SNL, Seinfeld) to be a regular cast member on a pilot for NBC "Everything But the Girl" with Tiffani Amber Thiessen. He moved to Hollywood to be a regular cast member on NBC's Three Sisters. He then shot an ABC pilot by director Tom Shadyack (Ace Ventura, Nutty Professor) called "Platonically Incorrect". After a holding deal with CBS, he was cast as Stuart Miller for both seasons on Fox's Stacked. He was also cast as a recurring character Doug on the first season of TBS's "Sullivan and Son". He also has played numerous characters on HBO's "The Life and Times of Tim".
Since then he has acted on AMC's Mad Men, TNT's Men of a Certain Age, Showtime's Dexter, ABC's Grey's Anatomy, Disney Channel's Wizards of Waverly Place, NBC's "GO ON", and the film "The Brothers Solomon."
His half-hour special Comedy Central Presents: Brian Scolaro premiered in January 2009. He has done stand up comedy Late Nite with Conan OBrien, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Comedy Central's "Live at Gotham", and ABC's "Comics Unleashed."
His production company, Voodoowop Pictures, was formed in Brooklyn in 1996 with his college friends and their short films See That Guy and Something were featured respectively at Chicago's Angelciti and Hollywood's Show Off Your Short Film Festivals. His production company is available on YouTube. And their webseries "Hitman" was picked up by Atomic Wedgie TV and their webseries "Legend Hunters" remains a popular series on YouTube.
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Today's featured songs: "Man Out Of Time" by Elvis Costello. And Macarthur's Park sung by Richard Harris.