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Apr 20, 2015

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.

Jan 31, 2015

Political earthquakes in Europe, Judah Grunstein from World Politics Review explains. Zack Ford LGBT editor at Think Progress checks in, Remy Maisel, author of “Is Satire Saving our Nation?”, returns, Film Critic Michael Snyder tells us what to see, and Comedian Laura House talks dogs. Please subscribe to this show on iTunes and Stitcher. And tell your friends about this important show.

Nov 29, 2014

The creator of Monk, Andy Breckman talks with David about apps, Howie Klein discusses Nancy Pelosi, Michael Snyder with movie reviews, and comedian Brian Kiley promotes his new book.

Oct 15, 2014

Jamie Kilstein and Allison Kilkenny, the hosts of the daily podcast Citizen Radio, have a new book out called Newsfail, available now from Amazon and other online retailers. They stop by to talk about the current state of the news media, and how people get their news.

Then, Kelly Carlin, the host of  Waking From The American Dream and Carlin's Corner on Sirus XM drops in to talk about the upcoming dedication ceremony that Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into order that would allow the 400 block of West 121st Street to be renamed “George Carlin Way.” And on Oct. 22 at 1 pm at the corner of West 121st Street and Amsterdam Ave here in New York, family, friends and the comedy community will come together for a day-long celebration. Plus, Kelly talks about the upcoming book she's written about her life with her father.

Sep 20, 2014

Film critic Michael Snyder stops by to review this week's latest movies to watch and avoid. Pacific Radio's reporter John Matthews on the recent controversies involving the NFL and their players. Documentary film director Robert Campos talks about his latest film '3 Still Standing', starring San Francisco's legendary comics Will Durst, Larry 'Bubbles' Brown and Johnny Steel. Kevin Martin, the Executive Director of Peace Action, America's largest grass roots peace movement discusses this week's vote to support President Obama's plan to provide weapons and training to Syria rebels fighting Isis. Rounding out the show is the co host of the Ralph Nader Radio Hour, Steve Skrovan, talking about the upcoming Public Citizen fundraiser 'Stand Up For Main Street' on Sunday, October 19th at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills, CA.

Sep 5, 2014

Pacifica's John Matthews on state of atheism in the United States, Henriette Mantel talks about the the sad state of the minimum wage in this country, and our resident film critic Michael Snyder tells us what movies to watch this week, and which to avoid. Plus Larry 'Bubbles' Brown returns to chew the fat with David. 

Jul 23, 2014

Actor Gary Anthony Williams aka Uncle Ruckus of The Boondocks stops by the studio to talk with Laura House and Jerry Stahl about everything from what it's like to be a voice over actor, being a dad, and growing up in the deep South.

May 28, 2014

On today's show David sits down with John Matthews to discuss the unfair deal cheerleaders get from the NFL. Then Jerry Stahl and David catch up on how things went while he was away in New York. Plus film critic Michael Snyder reviews the latest movies in the theaters. Also, a song from Will Ryan featuring Jeremy Kramer and Hal Lublin.

 

May 20, 2014

Filling in for David, Steve Skrovan and Jerry Stahl talk to Emmy Award winning writer and former Writer's Guild president, Patric Verrone about why he's running for State Senate in California District 26, how he led the WGA through the strike of 2007-08 and his career writing for Johnny Carson, The Simpsons and Futurama. 

May 18, 2014

Tonight we talk Prison, Reform & Redemption with Hollywood exec Scott Budnick - who left his a career as successful producer (The Hangover Trilogy) to focus on his project, ARC - the Anti-Recidivism Coalition - and work on behalf of California inmates. Scott talks about sitting down with Obama to talk convict rights, and visiting Tehachapee penitentiary in Bakersfield with Zach Galfanakis.,.. Our second guest is radical rock icon Wayne Kramer. We'll hear Wayne's incredible life story - how  he went from  rock'n'roll stardom as guitarist for the MC5.  to serving time in the federal penitentiary at Lexington, to working with Johnny Thunders and other giants at the height of punkdom.  After successfully kicking heroin, Wayne continues to play and produce, as well as bringing  music to prisons with his organization Jail Guitar Doors. (The title taken from the Clash song written in Wayne's honor.) Since its inception in 2009, Jail Guitar Doors has provided guitars and music lessons for inmates at more than 50 penal institutions throughout the United States. Kramer's new album Lexington, began as score for  the PBS documentary, Narcotic Farm - about the very penitentiary in which he languished -  and has since soared to the top of the jazz charts. 

May 13, 2014

On today's show the brilliant writer Jerry Stahl fills in for David while he's away in Washington hanging out and recording the Ralph Nader Radio Hour. Jerry's guest is his old friend Larry Charles, who's credits are so long and varied that we might break the internet listing them all here. But here's a few: Curb Your Enthusiasm, Bruno, Entourage, Seinfeld, Borat...the list goes on and on. 

May 9, 2014

 Todd Glass joins us today to talk about his new book 'The Todd Glass Situation', plus a primer on how to run a successful comedy club. Also, be sure to check out Todd's podcast 'The Todd Glass Show'.

May 5, 2014

Star of Yogi Bear 3D, T.J. Miller stops by to talk about the new Mike Judge show Silicon Valley, falling gracefully for Michael Bay and more. Plus the T.J.Miller Orchestra featuring Jeremy Kramer and Will Ryan.

If you liked the music in this episode you can get it all on T.J's album 'The Extended Play EP'.

May 3, 2014

Jeff Norman stops by to talk about Citizens United and McCutcheon, The Veterans Project, and U.S. Tour of Duty. Plus Steve Skrovan, Will Ryan, Gary Shapiro and Jeremy Kramer. 

Mar 6, 2014

Paul Dooley returns from New York after his triumphant performance in One Of Your Biggest Fans. Along with Hal Jackson, Jimmy DePetro, The Ryan Brothers, Jeremy S. Kramer, Hal Lublin and Will Ryan.

Jun 11, 2012

General Smedley Butler, The Business Plot, Progressive Causes, Drones, Habeas Corpus, Civil Liberties, and The Clash are covered in this free wheeling discussion featuring Record Producer and Political Activist Howie Klein and Comedians Rick Overton, Kevin Rooney, Jeremy S. Kramer Eddie Pepitone and Frank Conniff.

Mar 8, 2012

Frank Conniff, Jimmy Dore along with Will Ryan and Mark Thompson. Written by David Weiss, Ben Zelevansky, Kevin Rooney and Ned Rice. Please like us on Facebook, subscribe to us on iTunes and follow us on Twitter.

Jan 22, 2012

GOP's Uncivil War, Open Marriages, Gingrich, Romney, Megaupload, Don't Drop The SOPA, Plight Of Porn Workers and much more are covered in one of our more spirited and informative roundtables with Frank Conniff, Jimmy Dore, Mark Thompson and Jeremy S. Kramer. A new union song from Robin Roberts. Also featuring Chris Pina and Paul Dooley. Portions written by Paul Dooley. Please subscribe to us on iTunes.

Jan 20, 2012

This week on Frank Conniff’s America, the president and founder of NAMBLA explores the dangers of campaign smear ads that raise seemingly harmful questions such as “What has Rick Santorum done to protect your pet from gay sex?” Eddie Pepitone recovers from a near fatal attempt on his life by McDonald’s Mayor McCheese just in time to join Frank Conniff on the Red Carpet of the Republican debates.   Listen to the candidates walk by donning their very best evasiveness and ignorance. We’ll wrap the show up at Dooley’s Tavern where with any luck Grampa Santorum will get put out of his misery.This week’s David Feldman Comedy Podcast features the voice talent of Eddie Pepitone, Frank Conniff, Janie Haddad Tompkins, Will Ryan, Rick Overton, Chris Pinna, Katy Lee, Jeremy Kramer, Chris Bono, Dylan Brody, and Paul Dooley. It was written by:  Steve Rosenfield, Guy Nicolucci and Frank Conniff. Production staff includes P.A. Alicia Cordova and Executive Producer Troy Conrad. Also, Paula Deen has diabetes.
This episode of the David Feldman Show originally aired on Pacifica Radio January 20, 2012 and was produced out of the KPFK Studios in Hollywood. Please subscribe to our show on iTunes and we invited you to friend us on Facebook.

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