As New Hampshire voters try to repair the damage from Iowa, Political Satirist Will Durst talks Trump, the Republican field, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. Plus, David breaks with tradition by pleasing his listeners and officially endorses Bernie Sanders for President.
After nearly 1,200 episodes we finally figured out what David's show needed: No David! Frank Conniff hosts Carolina Hidalgo and Tiana Miller. Enjoy this very special Feldman Free episode now with No Feldman!
Sean L. McCarthy host of "Last Things First" fills in for David. Tom McCaffrey has appeared on many Comedy Central shows including; ”Premium Blend“, ”Shorties Watching Shorties“, ”The Secret Stash Movie“, ”AtomTV“ and ”The Fresh Faces of Comedy“. He also appears on the ”Invite Them Up“CD/DVD compilation produced by Comedy Central Records which includes performances from Demetri Martin and Aziz Ansari. A review of the CD in Punchline magazine singled out Tom’s set as one of the standout performances. This CD was named one of the “Best Comedy Albums of the Decade” by the Onion AV Club. Tom’s other TV credits include appearances on: VH1’s; “Best Week Ever”, VH-1’s “All Access”, TruTV’s “The Smoking Gun Presents”. Animal Planet’s “The A-List”, CNN’s “Not Just Another Cable News Show” TNT’s “World’s Smartest Inventions” and “Hoppus on Music” on Fuse.
David is trailing the presidential candidates in New Hampshire and Iowa and files this report from Des Moines. Then we play the rest of our conversation with Barry Crimmins the star of "Call Me Lucky."
Political Satirist Barry Crimmins on New Hampshire and religion. Barry is the author of "Never Shake Hands With A War Criminal" and the subject of the documentary "Call Me Lucky."
David checks in from New Hampshire where he's working on a project covering the presidential candidates and then offers up a free sample of our premium content available for free by becoming a monthly subscriber for only $5.00 a month. Please go to www.davidfeldmanshow.com and sign up!
Comics Liam McEneaney and Myka Fox try to make David weep and they succeed. Liam talks about the taping of his latest CD and Myka explains why David's trouble with women doesn't mean women are angry in general, they are just angry with David Feldman.
Plus Comics Nick Mullen and Jimmy LeChase. Nick Mullen is a hysterical performer, comedy writer and prankster and Jimmy LeChase is a comedy guru who will be headlining Montreal at the end of February. Check them both out at a club near you!
Costaki is a brilliant comic who has written jokes for Bette Midler, Jay Leno, MTV and BET. You may have seen him on Showtime, or heard him on Sirius, but you probably know him best from his regular appearances on the nationally syndicated Bob & Tom Radio Show.
Josh writes for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on HBO and the co-author (along with Joe Berkowitz) of the book You Blew It, available here, now.
In the past, Josh has written for Fuse TV’s Billy On The Street. His writing has also appeared in prestigious publications such as McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, New York Magazine, and The New Yorker. He is the co-creator and co-author of the popular Modern Seinfeld Twitter account, and his own Twitter feed was named one of 2012′s best by Paste Magazine. The Ellen DeGeneres Show took notice of Josh’s joke writing skill and featured him as part of their “Tweetly Roundup.”
Two amazing comics. Moody and Tom have both done Letterman, Conan, and Comedy Central. On today's show David's not feeling 2016. Moody and Tom talk about the ultimate anxiety attack: Doing Letterman for the first time. Plus Cosby, Guns, and Firemen. Buy their CDs! Moody's new CD is "Set Up Punch!" Tom's new CD is "Rush Through Time."
Samantha writes for College Humor and is one of the funniest new comics in Manhattan. Liam McEneaney is one of the funniest old comics in Manhattan. We look back at the year.
Steve Forbes is Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media. Steve's new book: "Reviving America: How Repealing Obamacare, Replacing the Tax Code and Reforming The Fed will Restore Hope and Prosperity" is published by McGraw-Hill Education.
Comics Myka Fox and Frank "My" Conniff. Three great comedic minds and David Feldman try to look back at 2015 but get sidetracked by David's obsession with why women seem to be so angry with him.
Film Critic Michael Snyder tells us about the new Star Wars movie and Down With Tyranny's Howie Klein on Bernie, Paul Ryan and Hillary.
Comedian Bonnie McFarlane is the director of one of David's favorite documentaries "Women Aren't Funny. Her new book "You're Better Than Me" comes out in February. She also hosts the wildly popular podcast "My Wife Hates Me" with her wildly unpopular husband Comic Rich Vos. On today's show Bonnie and David share their love for Rich. For more go to www.DavidFeldmanShow.com. Also please contact Rich Vos and tell him to come on this show.
Kliph Nesteroff is author of "The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels and the History of American Comedy" published by Grove Press. Then we talk with Bernardo Ruiz the director of "Kingdom of Shadows."
In The Comedians, comedy historian Kliph Nesteroff brings to life a century of American comedy with real-life characters, forgotten stars, mainstream heroes and counterculture iconoclasts. Based on over two hundred original interviews and extensive archival research, Nesteroff’s groundbreaking work is a narrative exploration of the way comedians have reflected, shaped, and changed American culture over the past one hundred years.
Bernardo Ruiz’s compelling investigation into the human costs of the Mexican drug war, on both sides of the border, reveals the links between the lives and experiences of an activist nun in northern Mexico, a rancher in Texas who used to smuggle marijuana and a US drug enforcement agent on the border. A raw history of the violence affecting countless lives, Kingdom of Shadows sheds critical light on a growing human rights crisis.
Greg Proops is the Smartest Guest In The World. His new album is called, "In The Ballpark." Recorded live in San Francisco you can purchase it on iTunes, or get it on vinyl by going to www.GregProops.Com. Greg's new book "The Smartest Book In The World" is available on Amazon and at fine book stores. His podcast "The Smartest Man In The World" is free on iTunes.
A funny week deserves even funnier people. We talk elections, guns and America's increasing stupidity with comedy giants Frank Conniff and Colleen Werthmann.
Howie Klein is the founder and treasurer of The Blue America PAC. He also writes the Down With Tyranny blog. Then we are joined by Film Critic Michael Snyder who talks about holiday movies. For more visit www.DavidFeldmanShow.com
Asif Kapadia is the director of "Amy" a new documentary about British Singer/Songwriter Amy Winehouse. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a 97% rating based on 144 reviews. "Amy" recently became the highest grossing British documentary film of all time. For more visit us at www.DavidFeldmanShow.com.
Allan Havey is not only an actor but he's considered one of the best stand-up comedians working today. According to the NEW YORK TIMES he is "cocksure, irreverent, and very funny".
Allan stars as Lou Avery on AMC'S hit show MAD MEN. He has also guest starred in FX's LOUIE, NBC'S THE OFFICE as well as DISNEY CHANNEL'S GOOD LUCK CHARLIE. Allan's other television work includes SEINFELD, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, UP ALL NIGHT, THE SARAH SILVERMAN PROGRAM and MEN OF A CERTAIN AGE. On MTV'S PUNK'D his pranking of KANYE WEST made the top ten "best pranks in television history". In 2006 he was cast as a lead in the ROB ROY THOMAS sitcom FREERIDE, which aired on FOX TELEVISION.
His work in film includes HANCOCK with Will Smith, THE INFORMANT with Matt Damon, ROUNDERS with Ed Norton, INTERNAL AFFAIRS with Richard Gere, CHECKING OUT with Jeff Daniels, and the Jerry Seinfeld documentary COMEDIAN.
Oscar Nominated Director Daniel Raim on his new documentary "Harold & Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story." Daniel's documentary is a fascinating and deeply moving account of the romantic and creative partnership of storyboard artist Harold Michelson and his wife, film researcher Lillian Michelson—a talented couple once considered “the heart of Hollywood.” Then Director Jerry Rothwell talks about his new documentary on Greenpeace entitled, "How To Change The World." Newsweek calls it the best documentary of 2015. For more go to www.DavidFeldmanShow.com
Plus Comic Esther Ku. Jackie is best known for his work on Howard Stern. Esther Ku is a cast member on the MTV show Girl Code and Wild 'N Out. Plus Frank Conniff and Liam Liam McEneaney. Today's show was recorded live at QED in Astoria Queens. Portions written by Gabe Laks, Alex Brizel, Liam McEaneaney, Joe Keyes, and Chris Gersbeck. For more go to www.DavidFeldmanShow.com.