Comedy geniuses Frank Conniff and Colleen Werthmann join the roundtable for a look back at the week's news. Colleen writes for Comedy Central's The Nightly Show and Frank Conniff is Frank Conniff. For more go to www.davidfeldmanshow.com
Comics Jim David and LIAM McENEANEY. Jim David's latest CD is called "Hard To Swallow." Jim has appeared on many television comedy shows, most notably Comedy Central Presents Jim David where he became the first openly gay man to have his own special on the network, and a two-year stint on Comedy Central's Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn. David also appeared on many television shows as a comedian or commentator, among them Gotham Comedy Live, Comedy Central's Out On the Edge, Comic Cabana, USO Comedy Tour, Comic Remix and Friars' Club Roast of Rob Reiner, Bravo's Queer Eye For The Straight Guy and Greatest Things About Being..., ABC's The View, A&E's Caroline's Comedy Hour and An Evening at the Improv, Current TV's "Viewpoint" and HLN's The Joy Behar Show. Jim David has also been a contributing writer to The Advocate, New York Blade, and US Weekly. Today's show is sponsored by Casper Mattress. Visit us at www.DavidFeldmanShow.com.
Justin Gifford is the author of “Street Poison: The Biography of Iceberg Slim.” On today's show we learn about Robert Beck AKA Iceberg Slim whose "Pimp" sold more copies than any other book written by an African American author. Written in 1967, "Pimp" has played a major role in the shaping of gangsta rap as well as actual pimping. For more on this please visit www.davidfeldmanshow.com
Confessions of An Economic Hit Man Author JOHN PERKINS talks Obama, Hillary and Bernie Sanders. Director and Star of That Sugar Film, DAMON GAMEAU, talks about his new documentary on the poison that is SUGAR. For more information on all our guests please go to www.davidfeldmanshow.com and become a member. JOHN PERKINS is an American author. His best known book is Confessions of an Economic Hit Man (2004), in which Perkins claims to have played a role in an alleged process of economic colonization of Third World countries on behalf of what he portrays as a cabal of corporations, banks, and the United States government. His other books include Hoodwinked and The Secret History of The American Empire. DAMON GAMEAU is an Australian television and film actor who is the director of, and lead role in That Sugar Film. Damon also appeared in the Australian series Love My Way, the 2002 Australian film The Tracker, and in a small role in the US series How I Met Your Mother.
Plus Ethel & Julius Rosenberg's youngest son joins us with new evidence that suggests his mother was wrongly convicted and executed. Robert Meeropol (born Robert Rosenberg in 1947) is the younger son of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg. Meeropol was born in New York City. His father Julius was an electrical engineer and a member of the Communist Party. His mother Ethel (née Greenglass), a union organizer, was also active in the Communist Party. In 1953, when Robert was six years old, his parents were convicted and executed for conspiracy to commit espionage, and specifically for passing secrets of the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union. Fred Stoller is an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, writer, and voice artist. He is best known for portraying Gerard on Everybody Loves Raymond. He is also the voice of Stanley in the Open Season franchise, and Rusty the monkey wrench in the Disney Jr's Handy Manny. His new show on iTunes is The Mild Adventures of Fred Stoller. Become a member of the David Feldman Show by going to www.DavidFeldmanShow.com
Kurt Metzger has written for Chappelle's Show and currently writes for Inside Amy Schumer. He also hosts Race Wars on SiriusXM, and is a nationally known headline comedian whose stand-up act was featured on Comedy Central Presents in 2009, and his hour-long stage act titled "Kurt Metzger Talks to Young People About Sex" was released digitally on Comedy Central Records in 2011. He provides the voice of Randall Skeffington in Comedy Central's animated series Ugly Americans. FOR PREMIUM CONTENT please go to www.davidfeldmanshow.com for an additional 30 minutes of Kurt Metzger.
The King & Queen of Podcasting join David to talk about the news, and why Keith & The Girl have been hosting one of the top podcasts in the world for more than a decade. An additional 30 minutes of Premium Content is available by going to www.davidfeldmanshow.com. Keith and The Girl, abbreviated as KATG, is a comedy podcast that began on March 7, 2005. It is hosted by Keith Malley and Chemda Khalili in Queens, New York. The hosts are known for interacting with their audience live via chat rooms, web cam and phone calls. In the show, Malley and Khalili discuss their lives and current events in humorous and unrestrained fashion. The show's tagline is "Keith and his ex-girlfriend talk sh*t."
As comedy explodes around the world, did San Francisco drop the ball by not capitalizing on it being the birthplace of modern standup? We talk about the early days of comedy in San Francisco with America's number one political satirist Will Durst. For this week's premium content go to www.davidfeldmanshow.com and become a monthly subscriber for as little as $5.00.