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Sep 22, 2017

JEFF CESARIO has appeared on the Tonight Show, Letterman, Conan, Ferguson, The Late Late Show and Jim Rome. His comedy specials have been seen on Showtime, HBO, Comedy Central and MTV. He is also a multi Emmy award winning comedy writer.

DERRICK CROWE is a progressive Democrat running for Congress in the 21st district of Texas against Lamar Smith, a Trump-supporting, climate-denying, 16-term term Republican. Plus Comics LIAM MCENEANEY, JOE DEVITO, and JACKIE “THE JOKE MAN” MARTLING. Also we are joined by the senior strategist over at the national public policy think tank Demos, Vijay Das.

 

Sep 19, 2017

Sex Therapist Lora Somoza. New Republic’s Senior Editor Jeet Heer. Budd Friedman and Trip Whetsell talk about their new book “The Improv: An Oral History of the Comedy Club that Revolutionized Stand-Up.” Comics Sean Donnelly, Dave Sirus and Farah Brook talk Sean Spicer, Emmys, and why we shouldn’t forgive anybody associated with Donald Trump.

Jeet Heer is a Canadian author, comic critic, literary critic and journalist. He is a senior editor of The New Republic and as of 2014 was writing a doctoral thesis at York University in Toronto. He has written for publications including The National PostThe New YorkerThe Paris Review, and Virginia Quarterly Review and was on the 2016 jury for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. Heer has published several books, including: Sweet Lechery (2014) In Love with Art (2013).

Often referred to as the “Naughty Dear Abby,” Lora Somoza is a sex educator, advice columnist and the host of the weekly podcast, "Between the Sheets with Lora Somoza." (www.LoraSomoza.com)  
Lora writes an online sex advice column that goes out bi-weekly to over 30,000 loyal readers all over the world with circulation growing everyday. Known for her blunt, straight talk laced with her own brand of humor, her readers are fiercely loyal followers. 

She is also the host of the weekly "Between the Sheets with Lora" where she and a wider variety of guest discuss every topic related to sex, blending education and entertainment. (Available both on iTunes and on her website)

Lora graduated from UCLA with a BA in English Literature and Creative Writing. After spending seven years working in the film industry honing her skills in script development, she turned her talents towards freelance journalism writing articles for various online magazines. 

Realizing the needs of what her readers really wanted to hear, she started immersing herself in the research of all things SEX. She interviewed hundreds of couples, experts in the field and read every book on the subject she could get her hands on. The result is her e-book, “Bliss in the Bedroom: A Real Woman's Guide to Better Sex.”  

She has been heard on The Playboy Channel, KABC Los Angeles, KBPI Denver, and The Naughty Show. She has also been a frequent guest on The Dr. Drew Show on HLN.

Now it warms Lora’s heart every time she receives a marriage proposal from a stranger in Nigeria or Ibiza. And she knows she’s doing God’s work when a fan writes in to say, “Thanks to you, Lora, I’m GOING to try out a vibrator for the first time.” She continues to write about sex, Rush Limbaugh, and everything in between.


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When he’s not catching a nap with his bulldog, Rickles, Sean Donnelly can be found headlining clubs and festivals all over the country. He has appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, Conan and NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Sean co-hosts the podcast Defend Your Movie with Farah Brook. He released his debut comedy album “Manual Labor Face” in 2015 on Comedy Central Records. Sean has been featured on the truTV series World’s Dumbest and Almost Genius as well as Adam Devine’s House Party, The Half Hour, Broad City, and Inside Amy Schumer on Comedy Central, Amazon’s Alpha House, GSN’s Lie Detectors, Limitless on CBS, and Billions on Showtime.

It’s no joke to say that our world would be a lot less funny without Budd Friedman!

In 1963, thirty-year-old Friedman—who had recently quit his job as a Boston advertising executive and returned to his hometown of New York to become a theatrical producer—opened a coffee house for Broadway performers called the Improvisation. His goal? Simply to make a living, and if all went according to plan, to also make enough professional contacts to be able to mount his first Broadway show within a year’s time.

Later shortened to the Improv, its first West 44th Street location in a seedy section of Manhattan’s Hell’s Kitchen had previously been a Vietnamese restaurant. Initially attracting the likes of Judy Garland, Liza Minnelli, Albert Finney, Christopher Plummer and Jason Robards, as well as a couple of then-unknowns named Dustin Hoffman and Bette Midler, Friedman’s new venture was an instant hit.

But while it drew near capacity crowds almost from day one, it wasn’t until comedians began dropping by to try out new material that the Improv truly hit its stride, not only becoming the first venue ever to present live stand-up in a continuous format, but in the process reinventing the art form and creating the template for all other comedy clubs that followed.

Now, in The Improv, Friedman, along with a Who’s Who of his most famous alumni—including Jay Leno, Jerry Seinfeld, Jimmy Fallon, Bill Maher, Richard Lewis, Robert Klein, Larry David, Billy Crystal, Bette Midler, Lily Tomlin, Judd Apatow, Al Franken, Paul Reiser, Howie Mandel, Bob Saget, Dick Cavett, Paul Provenza, Drew Carey and many more—tell it like it was in the first-ever oral history of how this game-changing comedy club came to be.

From the microphone to the iconic brick wall, the Improv has been the launching pad for practically every major name in American comedy over the last five-plus decades since, also placing Friedman side by side with other men who transformed entire industries. Today, at the age of 85, he is still comedy’s master imprimatur, and his fabled club endures as one of the most important incubators for live stand-up anywhere—even though its original New York location is long gone.

The Improv gives readers an exclusive look at what really happened on stage and off-mike at one of America’s most venerable institutions. From the revelry and the rivalry to the smash hits, near misses, love affairs, chemical experimentation, exhilarating rises, tragic downfalls and just plain fun, it’s all here—emceed by the man who unofficially provided the laugh track for an entire nation, despite inevitable power struggles, personal and professional disappointments, and ever-changing times.

 

 

 

 

 

Sep 15, 2017

Joe DeVito, Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling, Professor Corey Brettschneider and Howie Klein. Plus Comic Bruce Smirnoff reports from hurricane ravaged Florida.

The host of RT’s Redacted Tonight, comedian Lee Camp explains why Trump should be impeached and says that Russia destroying America’s elections is nothing compared to America destroying America’s elections. Comedian Bruce Smirnoff is safe, and he’s dry, and he reports to us from Miami. And yes, he’s funnier than ever. Howie Klein talks David out of starting to like Donald Trump. If you don’t understand the debt ceiling or DACA then listen to our conversation and you will finally grasp the subtle nuances of Washington gamesmanship. Professor Corey Brettschneider covers the latest in constitutional law. This time David did the reading, probably because it’s a case involving pornography. Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling splits our heads wide open with some of the funniest jokes you’ve ever heard in your life. And America’s sweetheart, Joe DeVito, tells us about a McDonald’s employee who gave birth on the job and then got into trouble for clogging the toilet… yeah, don’t worry, the baby is OK. 

 

Sep 12, 2017

Four great comic minds: Seena Jon, Dave Sirus, Bob Powers, and Azhar Usman explain Climate Change, 9/11 and why Steve Bannon is one gin blossom away from no longer being white. 

Sep 8, 2017

Comics Kaytlin Bailey, Joe DeVito, Scott Rogowsky and Down With Tyranny's Howie Klein.

Comic Rich Vos and David get into an angry pissing match that could permanently jeopardize their friendship. Heated words are exchanged for cash prizes. 

David talks to Scott and Kaytlin about getting into trouble with 9/11 jokes, getting into trouble with transgender person jokes, Rush Limbaugh callers getting paid, what it means to be a "rape apologist," what it's like having a father who was a Green Beret, sex working, anti prostitute propaganda, bullying high school boyfriends into losing your virginity, being attracted to older men, prostitution among primates, how money is used to traumatize loved ones, David’s imaginary kids, the definition of sex, cultivating the false perception of serving yourself rather than others during sex, politics being a more sexually charged atmosphere than show business, money being the most addictive element to sex work, how to pick up men at bars, the female clitorus being the size of a hand, pig clits, getting addicted to stand-up comedy, learning to talk about what exactly rape means, slut shaming, The Pretenders, Mike Tyson, manipulation under the guise of seduction, how a woman decides whether she's been raped, and examples of "non traumatic rape."

Howie Klein talks DACA. And Joe DeVito on corpses with large members.

Sep 5, 2017

CBS Sunday Morning's Nancy Giles, Professor Corey Brettschneider, Comic Dave Sirus, and New Republic's Emily Atkin.

Sep 1, 2017

America's war on America: Trump tries to kill Obamacare, Jeff Sessions gives local police grenade launchers, and our EPA is run by a climate change denier who thinks oil companies should be monitored using the honor system. Clearly America is trying to kill itself.

Comics PETE DOMINICK, JOE DEVITO, and JACKIE "THE JOKE MAN" MARTLING.  Plus in honor of Jerry Lewis we replay a sketch featuring MARTIN SHORT. Also HOWIE KLEIN from Down With Tyranny. And former Seattle Police Chief NORM STAMPER on why Attorney General Jeff Sessions' decision this week to reverse an Obama rule and now permit local police to get more equipment from the pentagon will end up making us less safe. In honor of Labor Day we play some Billy Bragg. David explains precisely why the blame for Harvey lands squarely at the feet of Exxon/Mobil and its GOP lapdogs. Also why Chrissie Hynde is this week's HOTTEST HUMAN ALIVE.

Aug 29, 2017

Comedy Writers Colleen Werthmann, Dave Sirus and Jim Earl. Plus Meteorologist Mark Thompson and Cathleen Kelly, senior fellow for Energy and Environment at the Center for American Progress, explain why Hurricane Harvey highlights the intersection of Climate Change and poverty. Cathleen also vets charities you can donate to in order to help Texas. Comic Aaron Berg remembers his days as a stripper. Colleen Werthmann talks acting, writing and reading. Dave Sirus talks Sheriff Joe and Taylor Swift. Peabody Award Winning Comedy Writer Jim Earl talks Raymond Burr.      

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Aug 25, 2017

Trump's clinically insane and must be removed from the White House and placed inside a white room. On today's show we explain why he's a danger to himself and the world, and what legal remedies are at our disposal to dispose of him immediately. Just because Trump's radioactive it doesn't mean the rest of us should end up that way. On today's show Constitutional Law Professor Corey Brettschneider walks us through the 25th amendment and how and why Trump's cabinet could and should remove him tomorrow. Yes, Pence is horrible, but there's nothing to prevent Trump from launching a nuclear weapon towards Rosie O'Donnell. Reverend Barry Lynn, executive director of  Americans United for Separation of Church and State, on the need for more religious leaders to attack GOP policies. Down With Tyranny's Howie Klein on how he reunited Fleetwood Mac.  Comic Joe DeVito's dating nightmares. Comic & Gentleman Farmer Jon Ross punishes David by being happy. 

Aug 22, 2017

Tony Hinchcliffe, Jackie "The Joke Man" Martling, Kliph Nesteroff, Dave Sirus and America's Funniest Hero Burt Ross.

Judd Apatow remembers Jerry Lewis. Kliph Nesteroff, author of "The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels, and the History of American Comedy", remembers Dick Gregory. Dave Sirus tries to forget Trump's speech on Afghanistan. Jackie "The Joke Man" Martling remembers a young dishwasher named Judd Apatow. Tony Hinchliffe on the power of the roast. And American Hero Burt Ross straightens David out on everything from comedy to health care.

Aug 18, 2017

Congressman Alan Grayson, Jackie "The Joke Man" Martling, Down With Tyranny's Howie Klein, Constitutional Law Professor Corey Brettschneider, Comics Kira Soltanovich, Joe DeVito and Scott Blakeman. 

Aug 15, 2017

BARRY CRIMMINS who is to comedy what General Robert E. Lee is to surrendering joins us from Scotland. Comedy Giants RAJ DESAI, JIM EARL, & JON ROSS, plus author of "Snooze: The Lost Art of Sleep" MICHAEL MCGIRR and Film Critic MICHAEL SNYDER. On today's show Comedian Barry Crimmins worries Americans have forgotten what we should be ashamed of. He joins us from Scotland to remind us how disgraceful we are as both a nation and a people. Jim Earl worries that Barry Crimmins has left out a few things that Americans should be ashamed of. He joins us from Los Angeles to remind us how disgraceful we are as both a nation and a people. Comedy Writer Raj Desai doesn't remind us of how disgraceful we are as both a nation and a people. But he does remind us of how disgraceful David Feldman is as both a comedy writer and a person. Comedy Writer Jon Ross has a farm, so he's happy and yet he's funnier than ever so screw him. We go to Australia and talk with Author Michael McGirr about sleep, and why Americans would be better off if we just stopped for awhile. Film Critic Michael Snyder talks Dunkirk.

In Snooze, Michael McGirr delves into the mysterious world of sleep, including its many benefits, its stubborn elusiveness, and exactly what our brains really get up to while we’re in bed. He offers readers a tour through the odd sleep patterns of some of history's greatest minds, including Aristotle, Homer, Shakespeare, Florence Nightingale, Thomas Edison, and more. He looks, too, at the demise of sleep in our increasingly fragmented modern world―and examines what that means for everyone from the Average Joe in the workplace to those with serious sleep disorders.

Here's what they're saying about Barry Crimmins: 

"Barry is hilariously funny, but more important, his humor comes out of a deep intelligence, and extraordinary understanding of the world around him and an intense commitment to social change." -- Howard Zinn, author of A People's History of the United States.

"He breaks down reality in a hilarious way. He seems ticked off at everything, and when you hear him, you agree. One of the few political comedians who are really good." -- Steven Wright in U.S. News and World Report

"The finest political satirist in the nation. A prolific writer of comedy who is both keenly insightful and superbly humorous." -- Swift Kicks

"Barry makes Jack Reed look like Michael Milken." -- Dennis Miller

"Barry Crimmins uses his sharp sense of irony as a political weapon. In his hands, the subversive joke is the first small act of resistance." -- Billy Bragg

"Crimmins did more...to educate these folks about the arms race and other issues than hours of speeches and editorials could have done." -- Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility

"A hallmark of Crimmins' shows are their unpredictability. He's known to go off on an unscripted monologue like a musician riffing in a jam session, an act of inspired spontaneity few comedians attempt." -- Mark Sommer Albany Times-Union

Raj Desai has written for The 2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog's Hulu series for which he received a 2017 Writers Guild Award and a 2016 Primetime Emmy nomination. He's been on late night TV and Comedy Central doing stand-up. Raj has also written for Comedy Central, The New Yorker, and McSweeney's. He also played Reba on the hit show "Reba."

Jim Earl is a Peabody and Emmy Award winning comedy writer.

Jon Ross is a genius.

 

Aug 11, 2017

NPR's OPHIRA EISENBERG. Comic LIAM MCENEANEY, Comic JOE DEVITO, Comedy Writer DAVE SIRUS and Down with Tyranny’s HOWIE KLEIN.  Ophira and Liam discuss Wikipedia, being “NPR Famous,” whether mainstream comedy clubs reflect real America, Prime Ministers of Canada, Game Show hosts, if it is possible for minority and/or females not to be PC, the British royal family, David’s daughter doing Ophira’s show, being an usher, Mark Breslin, advice from Laurie Kilmartin, Dave Chappelle and Santa Claus. Majority Report's Sam Seder talks about Sebastian Gorka and Stephen Miller and other right-wing nationalists in the White House who have Trump’s ear. Howie Klein names the senators and members of congress who take bribes from drug companies leaving Americans to die from the high cost of pharmaceuticals. Dave Sirus on going to war with North Korea. He’s against it. Joe DeVito on men teaching great apes to talk and women teaching them just to listen.  Ophira hosts NPR’s and WNYC’s new weekly trivia, puzzle, and game show Ask Me Another. It currently airs on your radio or you can download the episodes from iTunes or from the NPR website. It’s half raucous pub trivia, half comedy talk show with witty banter, celebrity guests, and live music blended in. It’s a good time. She’s performed on CBS’s Comedy Central, VH-1, The Today Show, TV Guide Channel’s Standup in Stilettos, Fox, E! Channel, CNN, Oxygen Network, and the AXS Network. Back in Canada, Ophira appeared in her very own comedy special for CTV’s Comedy Now. Her debut memoir, Screw Everyone: Sleeping My Way to Monogamy (Seal Press, April 2nd, 2013) is available now at your book store or order it through: Amazon, B&N.com, IndieBound, Powell’s, Chapters Indigo.  Her writing has been featured in five other anthologies including, I Killed: True Stories of the Road from America’s Top Comics alongside that of Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Dennis Miller and Joan Rivers, Rejected: Tales of the Failed, Dumped, and Canceled, and Heeb Magazine’s Sex, Drugs, and Gelfite Fish. Ophira has also contributed to US Weekly’s Fashion Police and YourTango.com. She regularly tells stories and tours with The Moth and you can see her host one of their monthly Slams on the 3rd Thursday of every month at Housingworks Bookstore Cafe in Soho, NY. Her stories have also been featured on their Audience Favorites CD, podcast, and award-winning radio show. Sarah Tiana is a regular on @Midnight on Comedy Central, regular on Chelsea Lately, regular/writer on The Josh Wolf Show on CMT, writer for Jeff Ross and The Burn, Host of the Roast of Justin Bieber Red Carpet, Host of the CMA’s Red Carpet.  Sarah has done over 12 tours of comedy for the troops including Germany, Singapore, Afghanistan, Guam, Okinawa, and several Wounded Warrior Facilities. A trip to Iraq at the beginning of the war is highlighted in the documentary film, "We Love You Mrs. Bevins.” She has been a correspondent on “The Soup Investigates” as well as “Love You, Mean It” starring Whitney Cummings.  An avid sports fan, Sarah wrote for the ESPY awards and the Rob Riggle NFL segments on FOX. She can be seen at The World-Famous Comedy Store, Twitter, and numerous unhealthy relationships in and around Los Angeles. She will never be seen in the three pilots she taped last year or be caught dead in the dress she wore on Craig Ferguson (it no longer fits). Originally from New York City, Liam McEneaney is considered by many to be one of the country’s top comedians, in addition to his work as a top writer and producer. Starting with a college tour at the age of 19, he has headlined across the United States and throughout Europe. At the age of 24, he was tapped to appear on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. He spent two seasons as a regular panelist on Vh1’s Best Week Ever, and more recently, he appeared on IFC doing stand-up on their interstitial series Comedy Drop. He also appeared on the Showtime special Caroline Rhea & Friends.  His standup continues to be in heavy rotation on the Sirius/XM comedy channels. In 2013, A Special Thing records released his critically-acclaimed album, Comedian. It debuted on top of both the iTunes and Amazon comedy bestseller charts, where it continues to appear. His next album, Working Class Fancy, was released in 2016 by Comedy Dynamics. Liam also produced and starred in his own concert film, Tell Your Friends! The Concert Film! with some of his buddies like Reggie Watts, Kurt Braunohler & Kristen Schaal, and Christian Finnegan. It had its world premiere at the SXSW Film Festival, and went on to make a full festival and screening tour, including at the Paley Center and Comic-Con. In addition, Liam has made multiple appearances on WTF with Marc Maron, as well as many other top podcasts. He is a favorite of local morning radio hosts, and has been a guest on NPR’s Morning Edition as well as popular Sirius/XM shows like Tell Me Everything with John Fugelsang and The Howard Stern Wrap Up Show. He was the subject of a full-page profile in the Wall Street Journal, and was recently named one of the 100 Best Comedians of All Time by GQ Spain

 

 

 

 

Aug 8, 2017

JACKIE "THE JOKE MAN" MARTLING and Constitutional Law Professor COREY BRETTSCHNEIDER.

ARI SHAFFIR'S new Netflix special is "Double Negative." JIMMY PARDO'S the host of "Never Not Funny." JACKIE "THE JOKE MAN" MARTLING'S new book The Jokeman Bow to Stern is available for preorder over at www.JokeMan.com. PROFESSOR COREY BRETTSCHNEIDER is author of "When The State Speaks."

Ari Shaffir is the producer and host of his podcast, Skeptic Tank, and the stand up comedy web and television series This Is Not Happening on Comedy Central. He also co-hosts the podcast Punch Drunk Sports with Jayson Thibault and Sam Tripoli, and is a regular guest on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast.

A seasoned veteran of comedy clubs and late night television, Jimmy Pardo has appeared on such shows as “The Tonight Show”, "Conan", "The Late Late Show" and his own half hour special on Comedy Central. 

Utilizing his trademark crowd work skills, Jimmy spent the last 6 years as Conan O'Brien's opening act at "Conan" tapings. Jimmy has also appeared on "Conan" as a panel guest, a field correspondent and recently filled in as co-host. He also conducts the unconventional celebrity backstage interviews for Teamcoco.com's "The Pardo Patrol."

In 2006, Jimmy Pardo became a podcasting pioneer when he began hosting the raucous-but-smart weekly podcast "Never Not Funny", which Entertainment Weekly called "one of the sharpest and gut-bustingest shows on the Internet." The show has been named a top comedy podcast by The AV Club, Esquire, GQ and USA Today, and its guest list (Conan O’Brien, Jon Hamm, Amy Poehler, Tom Bergeron, Zach Galifianakis and Sarah Silverman, just to name a few) reads like a Who’s Who of Hollywood. Never Not Funny also hosts the annual Pardcast-a-Thon fundraiser, a 12-hour marathon webcast to benefit Smile Train. To date, the Pardcast-a-Thons have raised over half a million dollars for the charity.

Over the years Jimmy has also been seen on such shows as "Comedy Bang Bang", "@Midnight", "Maron" and "Monk". He hosted “National Lampoon's Funny Money" for Game Show Network, four seasons of AMC's "Movies at Our House," and episodes of NBC's "Late Friday", VH1's "The Surreal Life" and "The Playboy Morning Show". Most recently he was the host of the critically acclaimed Science Channel show “Race To Escape”.

Jimmy has recorded three comedy albums: "Uno," "Pompous Clown" and 2013's "Sprezzatura," which Entertainment Weekly named one of the 5 Best Stand-Up Albums of the year.

Corey Brettschneider is Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at Brown University, where he teaches courses in political theory and public law. He received a PhD in Politics from Princeton University and a JD from Stanford University. His recent articles, part of a book project entitled, Democratic Rights: The Substance of Self-Government, (Princeton University Press, 2007), include "Balancing Procedures and Outcomes Within Democratic Theory: Core Values and Judicial Review," in Political Studies (2005), "The Value Theory of Democracy," in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (2006), and "The Rights of the Guilty," in Political Theory (2007). Other publications include articles on capital punishment and the role of rights in Marxian thought.

Brettschneider is the recipient of the Cornell University Young Scholar Award, a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies, and a Safra Foundation Fellowship in Ethics from Harvard University. He is currently developing a project that suggests why political liberalism should incorporate the concerns of feminist theory. The first article of this project is "The Politics of the Personal: A Liberal Approach," in the American Political Science Review (2007). 

 

In 1982, after founding “Governor’s Comedy Shop” in Levittown on Long Island and touring as a national headliner, on a suggestion from a Washington DC comedy club owner, Jackie Martling blindly sent his three LP’s to Howard Stern upon Howard’s arrival at WNBC-AM in New York City. Howard called him to make a guest appearance on his radio show. In 1986, Jackie became a full-time cast member and the head writer of Stern’s show, and as they say, the rest is history. Remarkable radio as well as show business history.

Jackie left the Stern show in 2001 after a fifteen-year run as head writer of the radio show, four television series, and three Pay-Per-Views. He’s released six dirty joke CD’s … “The Joke Man,” “Sgt. Pecker,” “Hot Dogs & Donuts,” Come Again?!,” F. jackie,” and “snart,” as well as three videos, five joke books and countless joke gadgets of all kinds, for children as well as adults.

If you’d like to receive jokes via e-mail, you can get on The JokeLand E-Mail List by simply e-mailing Jackie: jokeland@aol.com
He Tweets a joke every day at 4:20pm … you can follow him on Twitter, @jackiemartling …

In 2006 he released a CD of his original music entitled “Happy Endings,” that he co-produced with guitar legend Frank Vignola.
From 2007-2014, Jackie wrote and performed his own radio show on SiriusXM Satellite Radio, “Jackie’s Joke Hunt,” and he wrote the joke page for Penthouse magazine for 17 years.

Jackie is featured in the red-hot comedy documentary, “The Aristocrats,” over a dozen other independent films, and has appeared on many television shows.

He still works all around the country performing his solo act of rapid-fire filthy jokes and the classic finale, “Stump The Joke Man.” and guests on many of the top national radio shows and podcasts.

… for bookings or more information, drop Jackie an e-mail … jokeland@aol.com

Aug 4, 2017

The Grand Jury meets, and now it's Brother against Brother-in-Law. Let the bloodletting begin. Comics JIM EARL, SCOTT BLAKEMAN, JOE DEVITO and DAVE SIRUS. Plus American Hero and Humor Columnist for the Malibu Times BURT ROSS. Jim Earl reports outside the Bush compound in Kennebunkport, Maine. Scott Blakeman talks Trump and the Democratic party. Joe DeVito on happiness and lobsters. Dave Sirus on the Grand Jury investigating Trump. And Burt Ross wonders how David can worship and disrespect him at the same time.

Aug 1, 2017

Comics PAUL PROVENZA, BEN GLEIB & BRUCE SMIRNOFF Plus Down With Tyranny's HOWIE KLEIN on General Kelly replacing General Chaos, Scaramucci leaving White House to spend more time without his family, and who to watch at the Montreal Just For Laugh's festival.

Paul Provenza directed The Aristocrats and hosts The Green Room on Showtime. Ben Gleib hosts Idiotest on The Game Show Network. His Showtime special is Neurotic Gangster. Howie Klein writes the Down With Tyranny blog and is the country's leading authority on progressive politics. Bruce Smirnoff is one of comedy's greatest storytellers.

Jul 28, 2017

Donald Trump’s new Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci told the New Yorker that Steve Bannon has been trying to suck his own cock, but only because Sean Spicer is no longer showing up for work. Comedian DAVE SIRUS on The Mooch, Skinny Repeal and how the GOP basically just wants to murder us. Also Reince Preibus has been fired for failing to orchestrate a repeal of Obamacare. Let's hope he develops a chronic health condition just as his COBRA insurance starts running out. Hard to believe the least messed up thing about Reince Preibus was his name. Meanwhile Senator John McCain was the deciding vote in defeating Skinny Repeal. Perhaps McCain will decide to serve his country once again with valor by deciding to caucus with the Democrats. You know John, the GOP isn't the Hanoi Hilton. You can leave anytime you want. ZACK FORD covers LGBTQ issues for Think Progress. He joins us from Washington DC to discuss Donald Trump’s recent tweet prohibiting transgender people from serving in our armed forces. Considering Trump's morbid obesity, perhaps he should instead consider banning trans fats. Comic JOE DEVITO is also one of our most requested guests, he returns from San Antonio with some choice words about the Alamo, and Americans in general. Our most hated guest Comedian PAT DIXON from the New York City Crime Report returns. You’ve hated him on Comedy Central and VH1 and you get to hate him some more on our show. And Comedian, Actor and Comedy Writer DAVID TAYLOR is back to talk about Disneyland and what it’s like to be a horrible human being and why it takes practice.

 

Civil Asset Forfeiture allows police departments and DEA agents to seize cash, homes and cars if they suspect the property belongs to a drug dealer. Under Obama the feds curtailed the practice, but now Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he is bringing civil asset forfeiture back. LEAP stands for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. It’s an organization of police officers, judges and retired DEA officials who want to end America’s failed war against drugs. Detective RUSSELL JONES is one of LEAP’s leading spokesmen. He joins talks to us about civil asset forfeiture. Detective Jones is the author of “Honorable Intentions," which chronicles his 40-year involvement in the War on Drugs. As a government intelligence agent, Jones worked in Latin America observing narcotics trafficking during the Nicaragua-Contra conflict. You’re going to want to hear my conversation with him. He sheds light on how exactly crack cocaine ended up in our inner cities, and who’s to blame.

 

 

 

 

Jul 25, 2017

Comedy Writers Benji Aflalo & Ian Gurvitz and Guy Nicolucci. Sam Quinones author of "Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic" says there's no Trump without opiate addiction. Benji Aflalo, star of ABC Family’s new sitcom “Alone Together” talks about female sexuality and dealing with his new found fame. Comedy Writer and Author of “Hello, Lied the Agent: And Other Bullshit You Hear as a Hollywood TV Writer” Ian Gurvitz on Hollywood liberals and the 2016 presidential election. His new book is "Freak-Out: The 2016 Election and the Dawn of the American Democalypse." Emmy Award Winning Comedy Writer Guy Nicolucci on his new movie “I Want My Baby.” Professor Corey Brettschneider author of “When the State Speaks” on Trump’s constitutional right to pardon everyone but Trump. Howie Klein from “Down with Tyranny” on all the fresh new disappointments Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer have in store for us.

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Jul 21, 2017

Comedian and Roast Battle Champion Dave Sirus on the fraud that is voter fraud. Comedian Joe DeVito headlines the San Antonio Improv this weekend, we talk about whether or not comedians are the new rock stars. Comedian and Comedy Writing Legend Jon Ross calls in from his farm to talk about a gig he did with David last weekend in Connecticut during which David alienated 350 audience members. David's hero, Burt Ross, the man who stood up to the Mafia, talks to us from Malibu."

Dave Sirus is a writer and stand-up comedian who performs at venues in New York and Los Angeles. He produces and writes sketch comedy, is known for interviewing the Westboro Baptist Church members under the guise of 'Brick Stone' and appearing as a guest and recurring comedic correspondent on RT's The Alyona Show and HuffPost Live. On September 21, 2015, he was hired as a writer for the forty-first season of Saturday Night Live for which he was nominated for an Emmy for Writing in a Variety Series, and won a WGA award for writing in a comedy/variety series. He is currently a writer for Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog's Summer Election Special and Election Watch series on Hulu. He has produced other interview videos as his Brick Stone character with Occupy Wall Street residents, conspiracy theorists, street preachers, gay pride marchers, and the general public. Dave is a featured comedian on season 1 episode 7 of nuvoTV's Stand Up and Deliver. Dave interviewed the Westboro Baptist Church while protesting the Golden Globes January 12, 2014 and for the second time included a "Ramone" reference to the Opie and Anthony show. He appeared on the Opie & Anthony Show on Sirius/XM the following Tuesday. Along with discussing the Church, Sirus also mentioned his upcoming mockumentary Archie Black: The Worst starring O&A's Jim Norton, Jay Mohr, Artie Lange, Dee Snider, Otto & George, and Rick Overton. The film is premiering at the LA Comedy Fest." 

Joe DeVito is a stand-up comedian and writer living on Long Island, New York. In 2006, he was featured on Comedy Central's Live at Gotham and appeared at the Montreal "Just for Laughs" Comedy Festival in the New Faces program. In 2007, he was a semifinalist on NBC's Last Comic Standing Season 5. He has also appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on CBS, Animal Planet and CNN, and he is a regular on Fox News Channel's Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld." 

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Jul 18, 2017

Howie Klein, Professor Corey Brettschneider and Dr. Jay Sutay.

Marc Maron stars in the new critically acclaimed Netflix series "Glow." Randy "Iron Stache" Bryce is running for Wisconsin's first congressional district intent on defeating Speaker Paul Ryan. Howie Klein on Randy Bryce and the fight for Medicare For All. Professor Corey Brettschneider explains how Donald Trump Junior violated campaign finance law by taking that meeting last year with those Russians.

Marc is the author of two books: The Jerusalem Syndrome: My Life as a Reluctant Messiah, based on his solo show and is available for purchase on Amazon.com, and a collection of essays titled Attempting Normal, which was released by Spiegel and Grau in 2013.

His first four albums, Not Sold Out, Tickets Still Available, Final Engagement, and This Has To Be Funny are comedy classics. Marc released his stand-up special Thinky Pain on Netflixin 2013 and as an album in 2014.  His most recent special, More Later, premiered on Epix in December 2015 and is also available on Hulu and Amazon Prime.

Randy Bryce is a U.S. Army veteran, cancer survivor, and union ironworker. He joined the race for Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District because his values are our neighbors’ values, and Washington has gotten way off track.

Randy was raised in southeastern Wisconsin, and went to public schools. After graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Army, and was posted to Honduras, where he earned the Army Achievement Medal. Randy’s father was a police officer, and his mother worked in a doctor’s office. His brother is also a police officer, and his sister is a public school teacher.

After returning stateside, Randy was diagnosed with testicular cancer. He didn’t believe he could ever have children, and now calls his only son Ben, his “miracle child.” Ben is a public school student like his dad was.

Randy found his way to an apprenticeship as an iron worker, and has now been helping to build America for more than 20 years. He’s been active in Ironworkers Local 8, serving as political coordinator for the union, and until recently as a member of the Milwaukee Area Labor Council board of directors.

“My mother has multiple sclerosis, my father is in assisted living, and I survived cancer in my 20s to have a miracle child in my 40s,” said Bryce. “What Paul Ryan and the Republicans are doing to take health care away from millions of us, to make it cost more and cover less, and to allow the protections we’ve gained to be stripped away – it’s just unacceptable.”

Randy currently serves as President of the Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce board of directors, and as Chair of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin Veterans Caucus. He resides in Caledonia.

Howie Klein is an American writer, concert promoter, disc jockey, music producer, record label founder, record label executive, progressive political activist, and adjunct professor of music. He is perhaps best known for his role as President of Reprise Records from 1989 to 2001. He appears occasionally as himself in music-related film documentaries and has received accolades for his stance against censorship and for his advocacy of free speech protection.

Corey Brettschneider is professor of political science at Brown University, where he teaches courses in constitutional law and political theory. He is currently also a visiting professor at the University of Chicago Law School. Brettschneider was a visiting professor at Fordham Law School, a Rockefeller faculty fellow at the Princeton University Center for Human Values, a visiting associate professor at Harvard Law School, and a faculty fellow at Harvard's Safra Center for Ethics. Brettschneider received a PhD in politics from Princeton University and a JD from Stanford University. He is the author of When the State Speaks, What Should it Say? How Democracies Can Protect Expression and Promote Equality (Princeton University Press, 2012) and Democratic Rights: The Substance of Self-Government (Princeton University Press, 2007). These books have been the subject of several journal symposia, including one most recently published in the Brooklyn Law Review. Brettschneider is also the author of a casebook, Constitutional Law and American Democracy: Cases and Readings (Aspen Publishers/Wolters Kluwer Law and Business, 2011). His articles include "Sovereign and State: A Democratic Theory of Sovereign Immunity," forthcoming in Texas Law Review; "Value Democracy as the Basis for Viewpoint Neutrality," in Northwestern Law Review (2013); "A Transformative Theory of Religious Freedom," in Political Theory (2010); "When the State Speaks, What Should it Say? Democratic Persuasion and the Freedom of Expression," in Perspectives on Politics (2010); and "The Politics of the Personal: A Liberal Approach," in the American Political Science Review (2007).

Dr. Jay Sutay, the self-proclaimed “Hardest Working Pediatrician in Comedy”, is a frustrated pediatrician from South Windsor, CT, who brings his tales from the exam rooms, his experience working with kids and their parents, as well as his own tribulations as the father of two daughters to his stand up comedy. His cutting and sometimes incisive commentary about society, parenting and raising kids, has left audiences laughing.

 

Dr. Jay Sutay began doing stand up comedy in 1983 while attending Fairfield University. He was a regular at Open Mic Night at the Treehouse Comedy Club when it was still located in the basement of the New England Motor Lodge in Westport. While in college, Jay had narrowed his career choices to two. Medicine or Stand up Comedy. A chance encounter with comedian, Jay Leno, on October 31, 1983 sealed Jay’s career path. Leno’s advice was to go to medical school and become a doctor. Insisting that after medical training, at the very least, Jay would have a job. Sage advice. Comedy offers no guarantees.

 

After graduating from F.U. in 1985, Jay took a year off to mull over his options. Realizing that pizza making by day, and stand up comedy by night was probably not the best use of his college education, medical school seemed the likely option. Jay completed his medical school training at The University of Connecticut School of Medicine, and delivered the valedictory address at his graduation in 1990 (clearly selected as the speaker not because he was the top student in the class, but because he was the funniest). After completing his residency in Pediatrics at Hartford Hospital, he has been in private pediatrics practice in South Windsor, CT since 1993. He has been named a Connecticut Top Doc by Connecticut Magazine each year since 2006. Dr. Sutay is Board certified in Pediatrics, but has no documentation that he is a comic, or for that matter, funny.

 

After 20 years away from comedy, Dr. Sutay resurrected his long dormant stand up act in December 2006 by taking the stage at Hartford’s Brew Ha Ha Comedy Club. According to those in attendance, he did not suck. Since that night, Dr. Jay has performed at clubs throughout the northeast, and clubs and casinos as far away as Nevada, California, and the Bahamas. Dr. Jay was a finalist in the Pro Division of both the 2012 Funniest Comic in New England Contest, and the 2014 Funniest Comic on the East Coast Contest held at Mohegan Sun Casino. He was named one of Hartford’s Best Local Comics in the Hartford Courant’s CT Now 2015 Reader’s Poll.  Dr. Jay was a regular contributor to The Miserable Men Show on Sirius/XM Radio, and can be heard monthly on “The Dad Podcast”. Dr. Sutay has consistently been named a “Top Doc” in Pediatrics by Connecticut Magazine. In addition, he has performed his stand up comedy for medical and pharmaceutical groups, and at many charity benefits including: Golf Fore the Kids, Autism Speaks, Cherish the Children Foundation, Crayons for Cancer, Griffin’s Friends, Stand Up 2 Cancer, The Leukemia Lymphoma Society, The Alzheimer’s Association, The Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, and Stand Up to CF.

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Jul 14, 2017

Trump, Healthcare, Europe, Bigotry and Eddie Pepitone's dirty dark secrets with Comics Eddie Pepitone, Dave Sirus, and Arish Singh. Plus World Politics Review's Judah Grunstein and Professor JB Silvers.

Eddie Pepitone confesses his dirty dark fantasies. Dave Sirus explains why Donald Trump Junior is an even larger slice of human excrement than Donald Trump Senior. Arish Singh talks about getting kicked out of a Trump rally. Judah Grunstein, editor-in-chief of World Politics Review, explains why Trump is not so far off from the GOP mainstream when it comes to foreign affairs. And Professor JB Silvers explains why the Senate's new healthcare bill is naïve and unworkable.   

Described as a "cult favorite”, Pepitone is a staple in the Los Angeles comedy scene. He is known for his regular appearances on the WTF with Marc Maron podcast and his sketch appearances on Late Night with Conan O'Brien and Conan, often playing his recurring role as the "New York City Heckler" in the audience.He has also had recurring roles on television programs such as The Life & Times of TimThe Sarah Silverman Program and Nick Swardson's Pretend Time. His short mockumentary film "Runyon: Just Above Sunset", co-written by Karen Simmons, and directed by Troy Conrad, won Best in Show (as well as Best Actor in a Mockumentary) at the L.A. Mockfest as well as Best Comedy Short at the Burbank Film Festival in 2011. 

Pepitone was a first round contestant during the first season of Last Comic Standing. Throughout the late 1990s and early 2000s Pepitone was a regular sketch performer on Late Night with Conan O'Brien. He has appeared in films such as The MuppetsOld SchoolSchool for Scoundrels, and Terri. Pepitone regularly performs stand-up comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Los Angeles. Pepitone has made many guest appearances on comedy programs such as Bob's BurgersThe King of QueensChappelle's ShowMonkCommunityChildrens HospitalThe Eric Andre ShowHappy EndingsFlight of the Conchords2 Broke GirlsWhitney and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Eddie also appears in the 2012 documentary "Alone Up There" that looks at the craft of stand-up comedy. 

Pepitone's first stand-up album A Great Stillness was released in 2011. His also released a sketch comedy album in 2006 called "The Big Push". 

From 2011 to 2013, Pepitone starred in the 500 episodes of the web comedy series "Puddin." 

In the fall of 2013, Pepitone started hosting his own podcast called "Pep Talks" after being a member of the "The Long Shot" podcast for several years. 

In 2014, he won the September 7 episode of @midnight

A documentary about Pepitone's career entitled The Bitter Buddha was released in 2012 to positive reviews.] 

Pepitone is now starring in the Adult Swim comedy, "Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell". He stars as Eddie, a tortured soul. 

Dave Sirus is a writer and stand-up comedian who performs at venues in New York and Los Angeles. He produces and writes sketch comedy, is known for interviewing the Westboro Baptist Church members under the guise of 'Brick Stone' and appearing as a guest and recurring comedic correspondent on RT's The Alyona Show and HuffPost Live. On September 21, 2015, he was hired as a writer for the forty-first season of Saturday Night Live for which he was nominated for an Emmy for Writing in a Variety Series, and won a WGA award for writing in a comedy/variety series. He is currently a writer for Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog's Summer Election Special and Election Watch series on Hulu.  

He has produced other interview videos as his Brick Stone character with Occupy Wall Street residents, conspiracy theorists, street preachers, gay pride marchers, and the general public. 

Dave is a featured comedian on season 1 episode 7 of nuvoTV's Stand Up and Deliver. 

Dave interviewed the Westboro Baptist Church while protesting the Golden Globes January 12, 2014[ and for the second time included a "Ramone" reference to the Opie and Anthony show. He appeared on the Opie & Anthony Show on Sirius/XM the following Tuesday. Along with discussing the Church, Sirus also mentioned his upcoming mockumentary Archie Black: The Worst starring O&A's Jim NortonJay MohrArtie LangeDee SniderOtto & George, and Rick Overton. The film is premiering at the LA Comedy Fest. The comedy of Arish Singh, with its unique fusion of absurdist humor and political commentary has been praised by many, and described by many others as “yeah, just not my thing.” Singh is a Chicago-based comedian who has opened for national acts like Tim Heidecker (Tim & Eric), Hasan Minhaj (The Daily Show) and W. Kamau Bell (Totally Biased), and has performed on stand-up showcases like Hot Tub with Kurt Braunohler & Kristen Schaal, Andy Kindler’s Particular Show and Chicago’s Comedians You Should Know. Singh has been featured in theBridgetown Comedy Festival, the Chicago Comedy Exposition,  and the Crom Comedy Festival. In Chicago, Singh co-produces SolidHilarity, a comedy show that raises money for activists and labor unions, is a producer for Woke-Up Stand-Up, and is a contributing writer for the progressive talk show Good Evening with Pat Whalen. Judah Grunstein is World Politics Review’s editor-in-chief. His coverage of French and American politics, foreign policy and national security has appeared in World Politics Review, the International Herald Tribune, the Atlantic online, Politico Magazine, Foreign Policy online and the Los Angeles Review of Books. He is a regular guest commentator on France 24, as well as a published playwright. J.B. Silvers, PhD, is the John R. Mannix Medical Mutual of Ohio Professor of Health Care Finance and professor of banking and finance at Weatherhead School of Management with a joint appointment in the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. His research in the areas of financial management and health services has been published in numerous journals including the JOURNAL OF FINANCE, FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, MEDICAL CARE, ANNALS OF FAMILY MEDICINE, and the JOURNAL OF BUSINESS RESEARCH, among others. 

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Jul 11, 2017

Comics Mo Amer, Bobby Slayton, Andy Kindler, Joe DeVito, Jon Ross and Eddie Crasnick. Plus Down With Tyranny's Howie Klein.

Mo Amer is a Palestinian comedian born in Kuwait who moved to Texas and married a Mexican American. Days after Donald Trump lost the popular vote by three million votes, Mo Amer boarded a United Airlines flight to Scotland and was bumped up to First Class and seated next to Donald Trump's idiot son Eric Trump. Mo is a comedian. Eric is a joke. Mo spoke his mind. Eric smiled nervously and ordered another Bloody Mary. Mo tells us about his experience with the human excrement called Eric Trump.

Comic Bobby Slayton talks about his new obsession with arts and crafts and how he's able to relax and enjoy life and why David is a boring loser.

Howie Klein on progressive candidates to watch, support and give money to.

Comics Andy Kindler and Joe DeVito give David a comedic orgasm.

Comedy Writer Jon Ross talks about how chickens have sex with their anus.

Comedy Writer Eddie Crasnick talks about his new podcast on maintaining mental health. 

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Jul 6, 2017

Comic Fred Stoller, Storyteller Dylan Brody and Constitutional Law Professor Corey Brettschneider.

Paul Gilmartin hosts The Mental Illness Happy Hour and talks about coping as well as curing problems of the mind. David Dayen writes for The Nation, The New Republic, American Prospect and The Intercept. He talks about who the real culprits are behind rising drug costs and why California's attempt to pass Single Payer has stalled. Professor Corey Brettschneider on why we need to impeach Trump as soon as possible and why Neil Gorsuch may turn out to be more conservative than Antonin Scalia. Dylan Brody has been called a genius by David Sedaris. He's also been called a genius by David Feldman, but who cares what Feldman thinks? Dylan is performing his new one man show "Driving Hollywood" at The Pit all this month in Manhattan. Fred Stoller's new book is "Five Minutes To Kill." He's currently working on a new book about his mother Pearl.

There are rumors swirling around Washington that famed swing vote, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy may be retiring soon, which would give Donald Trump yet another opportunity to name a supreme court justice. His first pick Neil Gorsuch joined the bench in April, and in 13 cases Gorsuch sided with Justice Clarence Thomas on each. So how conservative is Neil Gorsuch turning out to be? Professor Corey Brettschneider explains.

 

 

 

Jul 4, 2017

Comic/Director Michael Meehan, Comic Bruce Smirnoff and Down With Tyranny's Howie Klein.

Michael Meehan's new film is "Hey Monster, Hands Off My City." This Fellini-inspired Comedy Film features a large comic cast, and stars SF Comedians Johnny Steele and Reggie Steele as SFPD homicide detectives, who find half eaten bodies turning up all over San Francisco. 

Comic Larry Brown stars in "Hey Monster, Hands Off My City" as well as "Three Still Standing." Larry holds the record for longest gap between Letterman appearances.

Howie Klein offers a surprising take on Nancy Pelosi, Laura House and David talk relationships, and our Miami Beach Correspondent Bruce Smirnoff on how to pick up women. 

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Jun 30, 2017

Comics Liz Miele, Joe DeVito, and Melissa Stokoski. Professor Corey Brettschneider and Amanda Hitt, director of the Government Accountability Project's Food Integrity Campaign, tells us why Trump is about to make bacon as dangerous for humans as it is for pigs.

John Fugelsang's new TV show is Page Six TV. 

He's been murdered on CSI, interviewed 2 Beatles on separate continents in the same week, and famously once got Mitt Romney's advisor to call Governor Romney an 'etch a sketch' on CNN. Actor, comedian & broadcaster John Fugelsang hosts 'Tell Me Everything" weekdays on SiriusXM Insight #121.  

He recently performed in 'The Bill of Rights Concert" alongside Lewis Black & Dick Gregory which aired on AXS.   He's also appeared at Montreal’s ‘Just for Laughs’ Festival, HBO’s U.S Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, hosted America's Funniest Home Videos for ABC and Bill Maher called him ‘one of my favorite comedians’.  

Film/TV credits include 'Price Check' opposite Parker Posey, "Becker," "Providence," "Coyote Ugly,"  the religious standup performance film "The Coexist Comedy Tour" (which won Best Documentary at the NYC Vision Fest film festival).  He appears in the upcoming features "The Girl On The Train," "Maggie Black," and he plays two roles in the romantic comedy ‘The Whole Truth’ starring Elisabeth Rohm and Eric Roberts.   

He's interviewed Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Pete Townshend, Brian Wilson, Yoko Ono, Willie Nelson, Tony Bennett, Alan Rickman, Joey Ramone, Carlos Santana, James Taylor, Bo Diddley, Stevie Nicks, Robbie Robertson, Ravi Shankar, Beyonce Knowles, Olivia Harrison, Garth Brooks, William Hurt, Helen Hunt, Ashanti, John Fogerty, William Shatner, Sen. Trent Lott, Sen. Tom Daschle, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Ed Asner, Nile Rogers, Michael Moore, JK Simmons, Valerie Plame, Ethan Hawke, Brian Dennehy, Mavis Staples, Joel Grey, David Crosby, Graham Nash, Lily Tomlin,  Dave Matthews, Terrence McNally, Stanley Tucci, Michael Shannon, Noel Gallagher,  Jeff Daniels, Rita Moreno, & Carl Reiner.  His interview with George Harrison included JF persuading George to play several songs on acoustic guitar.  This proved to be George's final televised appearance and was broadcast as "The Last Performance."

 

His new film "Dream On," a road trip in search of the American Dream, was named "Best Documentary" at the NY Independent Film Festival.   Directed by 2 time Oscar nominee Roger Weisberg, the film examines the current state of the American Dream while retracing the journey Alexis de Tocqueville made while writing 'Democracy in America.'   The film features 200 interviews in 55 cities in 17 states, including Mike Huckabee, Barney Frank & Paul Krugman.

Liz Miele, originally from New Jersey, started doing stand-up at 16 in New York City. At 18 she was profiled in The New Yorker Magazine, at 22 she appeared on Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham.” She recently appeared on AXS TV’s “Gotham Comedy Live” and Hulu’s “Coming To The Stage” and was profiled in the March 2015 issue of Runner’s World. She regularly tours with the “Nobodies of Comedy” and Armed Forces Entertainment and just finished performing on a book tour for Chris McDougall, author of “Born to Run.” Her joke “Feminist Sex Positions” went viral both on YouTube and Upworthy.com. She just completed writing and producing season one of her animated web series “Damaged,” voiced by great comics including, Maz Jobrani, Hari Kondabolu, Ted Alexandro, Dean Edwards, DC Benny, Joe Machi and so many more. She also co-produced and co-starred in 40 episodes of a web series called “Apt C3” with fellow comic, Carmen Lynch and fashion photographer, Chris Vongsawat. Liz recently released her debut comedy album, “Emotionally Exhausting” on iTunes and Amazon.

 
 

Joe DeVito has the power to start fires using his mind, and he also does standup comedy. Whether taking on relationships, his Italian-American family, or current events, Joe's dead-on timing, unexpected twists and sheer flights of lunacy make him a favorite at clubs and colleges across the USA, and at the top venues in New York City. After spending a decade as a journalist and advertising writer, Joe gave into his coworker's demands to try performing so he could find fame, while they finally got some work done. In 2006, he was invited to the prestigious Just for Laughs Festival in Canada, where the Montreal Gazette rated his performance "9.5 out of 10." Joe's TV appearances include The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on CBS, Comedy Central's Live at Gotham, and a semi-finalist turn on season five of NBC's Last Comic Standing. His savage wit has also made him an in-demand panelist on shows like Chelsea Lately, CNN's Headline News, Animal Planet's Wild 100, and a regular guest on FOX News Channel's Red Eye. As a writer, Joe has contributed to Maxim Magazine, MTV, and the award-winning film Super Size Me.

Melissa Stokoski is a comedian and writer based in Brooklyn, New York.

She is a producer and host of the long-running stand up show Bitches' Brew as well as the interactive Twitter show, Like Me Comedy. She is a regular guest on SiriusXM's Radio Andy and appears every Tuesday on John Fugelsang's Tell Me Everything on Insight. Stokoski has been featured on TruTV's Late Night Snack and is a freelance contributor for Elite Daily.

Corey Brettschneider is professor of political science at Brown University, where he teaches courses in constitutional law and political theory. He is currently also a visiting professor at the University of Chicago Law School. Brettschneider was a visiting professor at Fordham Law School, a Rockefeller faculty fellow at the Princeton University Center for Human Values, a visiting associate professor at Harvard Law School, and a faculty fellow at Harvard's Safra Center for Ethics. Brettschneider received a PhD in politics from Princeton University and a JD from Stanford University. He is the author of When the State Speaks, What Should it Say? How Democracies Can Protect Expression and Promote Equality (Princeton University Press, 2012) and Democratic Rights: The Substance of Self-Government (Princeton University Press, 2007). These books have been the subject of several journal symposia, including one most recently published in the Brooklyn Law Review. Brettschneider is also the author of a casebook, Constitutional Law and American Democracy: Cases and Readings (Aspen Publishers/Wolters Kluwer Law and Business, 2011). His articles include "Sovereign and State: A Democratic Theory of Sovereign Immunity," forthcoming in Texas Law Review; "Value Democracy as the Basis for Viewpoint Neutrality," in Northwestern Law Review (2013); "A Transformative Theory of Religious Freedom," in Political Theory (2010); "When the State Speaks, What Should it Say? Democratic Persuasion and the Freedom of Expression," in Perspectives on Politics (2010); and "The Politics of the Personal: A Liberal Approach," in the American Political Science Review (2007).

Amanda Hitt is the Director of GAP's Food Integrity Campaign (FIC). Amanda oversees FIC operations and is responsible for ensuring that FIC fulfills its mission of enhancing food integrity by facilitating truth telling. To do this, Amanda works closely with partner organizations, clients, legislators, and the media to alter the balance of power between the food industry and consumers. She acts to protect the rights of those who speak out against the practices that compromise food integrity, and empower whistleblowers and food activists.

Amanda has a background in both law and public health. She graduated cum laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law and received her Master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins. She has clerked for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, worked in private practice, and taught as an Adjunct Professor of Law. In addition to her work as a lawyer, Amanda has worked on Alzheimer's clinical trial studies at the National Institutes of Health, HIV risk communications for the University of Maryland, and served as a domestic violence research interviewer for the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Before joining GAP in 2008, Amanda worked as a fellow for the Family Violence Prevention Fund (now Futures Without Violence) and authored a peer-reviewed law journal article that advocated for the use of public health tools for legal decision making.

Currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Food Ingredient Health Research Institute, Amanda is admitted to practice law in Washington, DC and Maryland.

amandah@whistleblower.org

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