Returning champions Nancy Giles and Frank Conniff return for this week's edition of our roundtable.
Plus David's hero Burt Ross. Maz Jobrani is a comedian, author and actor who has appeared in a countless number of films and TV shows, including The Interpreter, Friday After Next, Dragonfly and Better Off Ted. He has performed stand up on The Tonight Show and the Late Late Show w/ Craig Ferguson. He is the author of LA Times bestseller I’M NOT A TERRORIST BUT I’VE PLAYED ONE ON TV, which is also the name of his recent Showtime Special. You can also see him perform this weekend at Carolines on Broadway!
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Plus Howie Klein joins David to discuss Anthony Weiner, the danger of Trump, the demise of the Republican party and how Hillary fairs in the general election.
Nancy Giles is an Emmy Award winning contributor/writer for CBS News Sunday Morning. Nancy talks with David about current events, life and how funny David is.
Comedian Adam Strauss is the star and author of the one-man show "The Mushroom Cure". Adam talks with David about OCD, hallucinogenic drugs, family dynamics and sex on mushrooms.
Lee Camp is a comedian, writer, actor, activist and host of the weekly comedy news show Redacted Tonight with Lee Camp on RT America. Lee and David talk voting, exit polls, the media, Monsanto, Hillary vs. Trump, the Trans Pacific Partnership and baby Hitler.
Comedians Scott Blakeman and Sheba Mason talk Bernie, Hillary, divorce and a two state solution for men and women.
Judy Gold, Dan Pasternack and Greg Proops talk comedy, politics and what a loser David Feldman is.
The Simpsons show-runner, writer and producer also co-created the animated series The Critic. He created the webtoon Queer Duck and has also worked on screenplays including: Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, The Simpsons Movie and My Life in Ruins.
Plus Comic Kevin Bartini. A series Regular for four seasons on the Oxygen and Nationally syndicated show, Girls Behaving Badly, Kira Soltanovich has also appeared on such shows as Jimmy Kimmel Live, 3rd Rock From The Sun, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
She is a recurring stand-up comic on the E! Network, and VH1's All Access, and Love Lounge. Kira headlines in comedy clubs and colleges throughout the country, and has toured the world entertaining the troops in USO shows.
Based on her writing and acting, she was selected to be a part of the ABC Comedy Development Showcase where she was named "Hottest new writer". She has shot several pilots this year, including a Pilot Presentation for Comedy Central. You might also hear Kira as the voice of "Carla", a teenage know-it-all, on the animated series, Iggy Cool.
Kira has been a winner, finalist and semi-finalist in a myriad of comedy competitions and festivals, including Comedy Central's Laugh Riots, California's Funniest Female, Seattle International Comedy Festival, and the Boston Comedy Festival.
Laurie was a finalist on Last Comic Standing season 7. She is currently a staff writer for the Conan O'Brien show Conan.
Kilmartin performed stand-up on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Comedy Central's Premium Blend, Showtime, the USO Tour Cuba, performing for troops in Iraq, Shorties Watchin' Shorties, Verdict with Dan Abrams, Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld, and The World Stands Up. She has been featured at comedy festivals in Aspen, Edinburgh, and Montreal.
Laurie Kilmartin also appeared on VH1 Best Week Ever, the Today Show, White Boyz in Da Hood, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, The Rachel Maddow Show, Fox & Friends and The Oprah Winfrey Show.
Comedy Writer and Comedian, Josh writes for NBC's Tonight Show. He got his start writing for Conan and all the roasts on Comedy Central and is considered one of the best joke writers in the business. Myka Fox hosts This Week In Jacking where guests describe their sexual fantasies. She is also a world class comedian.
Plus Comics Lance Weiss & Gary Levitt. PJ Landers is known for his work on The Way It Went Down (2009), House of Cards (2013) and Paddy Whacked: The Irish Mob (2006).
Comic Lance Weiss was a Top 4 finalist in CMT’s “Next Big Comic”, and has been on NBC’s “The Today Show,” MTV, Bravo, PBS, NY1, Sirius/XM, Cosmo.com, AOL.com, MLB.com, Aboveaverage.com, NY Times, NY Post, NYmag.com, Luckymag.com, EpicThings.com, Dramafever.com, Comcast as well as in AT&T and Kit Kat Commercials. He was also a semi-finalist in the New York Comedy Festival’s “NY’s Funniest Standup Competition”.
Comic Gary Levitt has studied sketch and improv at The
Upright Citizens Brigade and has completed the full improv
curriculum at The People's Improv Theatre. Gary produces the
popular weekly comedy show in the East Village of NYC called 'I
DON'T GET IT'. Gary's performed with some of today's best comedians
such as Ben Kronberg, Myq Kaplan, Mike Lawrence, Gary Vider, Josh
Gondleman, Carmen Lynch etc..
Gary also acts, plays several instruments and writes/records his own music.
Plus Comedians Steve Skrovan, and Tom Ryan. Scott Blakeman is a standup who doesn't dumb down. Scott is an original member of Laughing Liberally, New York's longest running political comedy show. Scott was featured on MSNBC's live coverage of the 2015 White House Correspondents Dinner. He appears frequently on CNN and MSNBC, and for more than three years, Scott was the most frequently booked liberal pundit on FoxNews.com Live. Blakeman co-hosted with Keith Olbermann, a celebration of James Thurber at the 92nd St Y, where he has also interviewed Robert Klein, Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara and Lewis Black. Blakeman tours with Palestinian Muslim-American comedian Dean Obeidallah in Standup for Peace.
Scott was the warmup comedian for the Late Show with David Letterman, the CBS sitcom Welcome To New York, and Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher.
Every week, Scott delivers fresh political comedy and commentary at The End Of The Week As We Know It.
Scott is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post.
Plus Dennis Hastert's real secret exposed. Howie Klein spills the beans about former Speaker Dennis Hastert's sexual activities while he was leading the charge against gay marriage in Congress. We also talk about the New Dems and the DC Madame. Fred Stoller gives us an update on both is mental and physical health.
Plus from the movie "Sisters" and "The Nightly Show" Colleen Werthmann. Andy made his late night debut on CONAN, which was included in The Laugh Button’s “Top 5 Late Night Stand-up Debuts of 2015.“ In 2014, Andy released his album, Me the Whole Time; which made several “best of” lists, including Splitsider’s “9 Best Standup Specials & Albums of 2014.“ Andy also played an animated version of himself on Adult Swim’s Aqua Teen Hunger Force. Brooklyn Magazine named Andy one of “Brooklyn’s Funniest People,” and Rooftopcomedy.com bestowed him the Silver Nail Award, given to the “top 8 up-and-coming comedians in the country.” Andy is also a decent cook and a pretty nice guy.
-“Andy Sandford is one of New York’s comedic gems.”-Village Voice
Guns at the GOP convention, Paul Ryan's plans to steal the GOP nomination, Trump's thugs, Thomas Frank's new book, Congressman Alan Grayson's so called ethics problem and Debbie Wasserman Schultz's first primary challenge. Howie writes the Down With Tyranny blog.
Plus Comic Liam McEneany. J-L’s act is incredibly diverse and has led to four stand up albums: 2006′s Racial Chameleon, 2008′s Diamond Maker, 2012′s Too Big To Fail and 2013′s Keep My Enemies Closer, which reached #12 on the iTunes Comedy charts. He has also been featured in The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Jokes.
Plus Comic Pat Dixon who is married to Mandy. Mandy is the "Unwifeable" columnist for New York Magazine, editor-at-large of xoJane, "Girl Talk" columnist for Penthouse and host of the comedy podcast "News Whore." She is also known for her dating column in the New York Post, called “About Last Night.” Her other Post-published exploits include a visit to Nevada’s first male prostitute and a controversial "Cheat Sheet".
Her TV appearances include Inside Amy Schumer, Nightline, 20/20, The Insider, Dr. Drew On Call, Jane Velez-Mitchell, '"Uncommon Sense with Charlamagne Tha God," 'Good Day New York, Red Eye, Katie, The Artie Lange Show, The Joy Behar Show, Howard Stern TV, Fuse TV and VH1.
She has also written for The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Mashable, Maxim (magazine), Time Out (magazine), The Village Voice, The Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel, The Des Moines Register, Playgirl and Match.com.
From Stern, Leno and Miller! Plus the world's second greatest American Burt Ross! Movies with Michael Snyder! And we meet our Listener Of The Week Glenn Kostick. For more please visit www.davidfeldmanshow.com
Alan remembers Garry. Along with the host of the Carson Podcast Mark Malkoff and Scott Rogowsky the host of Running Late. Author of "Russian Optimism" Ben Rosenfeld and comedians Erik Bransteen and Lindsay Goldwert.
Plus Documentarian Jen Senko director of "The Brainwashing of My Dad" explores the transformation of her father from a non-political life-long Democrat to a radicalized Right-Wing fanatic, she discovers that this is a widespread phenomenon, especially among older white men. She uncovers the forces behind the media that changed him completely: a plan by Roger Ailes under Nixon to create a media run by the GOP, The Powell Memo and the dismantling of the Fairness Doctrine, all of which would ultimately result in a media which would misinform millions, divide families and even the country itself. Jim Earl is a comedian, musician and author. He talks about the time his uncle met Hitler. For more go to www.davidfeldmanshow.com.
Comedian/writer/animal activist Elayne Boosler is best known for her thoughtful and feisty political humor, and her love of baseball and animals, all sharing a big part of her act. For forty years, she seemingly has appeared on every talk show ever on TV, has produced and written five one-hour Showtime comedy specials, written and directed two movies for Cinemax, appeared on Comic Relief for years, on Politically Incorrect over thirty times, and has hosted specials, series, and events. She has done lots of baseball color commentary, and sung the National Anthem and/or thrown out a first pitch, many times for many teams.
Live in Studio! Two comedy giants join David for one of the great comedy reunions of the year.
Plus directors of "Boom Bust Boom" Benjamin Timlett and Bill Jones. Monty Python's Terry Jones presents Boom Bust Boom. The result of a meeting between writer, director, historian and Python Terry Jones and economics professor and entrepreneur Theo Kocken. Co-written by Jones and Kocken and featuring John Cusack, Nobel Prize winners Daniel Kahneman, Robert J Shiller and Paul Krugman, the film is part of a global movement to change the economic system through education to protect the world from boom and bust. A unique look at why economic crashes happen, Boom Bust Boom is a multimedia documentary combining live action with animation and puppetry to explain economics to everyone. Pat Dixon is an American comedian, podcaster, and journalist who lives and works in New York City. Dixon is best known as creator and host of The NYC Crime Report with Pat Dixon, the only comedy podcast based entirely on crime.