Comics Colleen Werthmann and Liam McEneaney plus Paul Kawika Martin from Peace Action on why Obama’s deal with Iran is a good thing. For more information on helping the children of Armenia go to Coafkids.org.
Comedian Johnny Steele reminisces about the early San Francisco comedy scene and the documentary 3 Still Standing that he stars in with Larry “Bubbles” Brown and Will Durst. Then, the director of Vegucated, Marisa Miller Wolfson explains the benefits of having a vegan diet.
Part Two of our conversations with television’s top comedy writers. Steve Skrovan has written for Seinfeld, Everybody Loves Raymond and Hot In Cleveland. Laurie Kilmartin writes for Conan. Today’s bonus episode is brought to you by Xero, the Quickbooks alternative.
Episode music: Little Idea – Bensound.com
Comics Liam McEneaney & Scott Rogowsky. Mark Malkoff hosts The Carson Podcast in which he interviews people who appeared on and worked for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Dan Price is the CEO of Gravity Payments who cut his $1 million dollar salary to $70,000 so that all his employees could earn at least $70,000 a year. Liam McEneaney hosts Tell Your Friends and Scott Rogowsky hosts Running Late.
Plus PETA’s Ashley Byrne on how the dairy industry exacerbates California’s drought, Environmentalist Emily Cassidy on why GMOs can’t feed the world, and movie reviews from Michael Snyder.
From Happy Feet, Toy Story, Archer, Reno 911 and all your favorite cartoons, Carlos talks about working with some of his comedy heroes and the time his mother performed an Exorcism. Amy Alkon, the Advice Goddess, tells David what to do when a dog is pooping on your lawn. Then Dr. Mitchell Gaynor, author of The Gene Therapy Plan: Taking Control of Your Genetic Destiny with Diet and Lifestyle, talks about how diet can prevent and combat cancer.
Emmy Award Winning Comedy Writers Brian Kiley, Kevin Rooney and Tom Leopold talk about the craft of comedy writing and breaking into the business. Today’s bonus episode is sponsored by XERO the online accounting software and platform for your small business.
Episode music: Little Idea - Bensound.com
Liam McEneaney is a comedian, writer, and host of the wildly popular Tell Your Friends podcast. He is also shockingly ill equipped for any other profession. Scott Rogowsky hosts Running Late and is a lover of women, hater of himself. Plus, Richard Kurin Under Secretary for History, Art and Culture for the Smithsonian Institution talks about America’s troubled history with taxes.
Ngaio Bealum is an American comedian, musician, writer, actor, activist, juggler and publisher. He co-hosted Cannabis Planet and published West Coast Cannabis Magazine. He writes a column in Sacramento News & Review, answering questions from readers about marijuana and its politics.
Frank Santopadre is one of the top television comedy writers working today. He and David wrote together on Current TV’s Say Anything With Joy Behar.
Will Durst on boycotting Indiana, Sam Seder's Seder, Eddie Brill talks about booking comics for The David Letterman Show.
Please subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher, and share this show with your friends!
One of comedy's most original and daring minds, Bob Rubin talks about growing up in West Virginia and trying comedy in San Francisco for the first time. He then plugs his new line of shower chairs. Film Critic Michael Snyder on Ben Stiller's latest.
Please subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher, and share the show with a friend!