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Comedian and writer Martin Morrow talks with Joe about microaggressions and the importance of finding where the prejudice in all of us lies and working to let those things go. Listen to Martin's standup special, MAGIC OF THE CITY Read Martin
Comedian Shapel Lacey talks with Joe about all that has happened following the murder of George Floyd including the need for all of us to educate ourselves, the struggles Shapel as since overcome thanks to being told he "wasn't black" because o
BLACK VEIL BRIDES drummer Christian Coma talks with Joe about dating unstable people, getting food poisoning (and shitting his pants in epic Dumb and Dumber fashion) an hour before a date and the many struggles and sacrifices he endured that ke
Stay away, Craigslist! That's what Alex Oliver learned after unknowingly scamming college girls out of salon memberships and selling baseball cards to a sketchy stranger four hours away, all so he could pay a month's rent. Thankfully he didn't
Comedian Lil Hart didn't get a DUI, she got a DU FLY. She talks with Joe about getting arrested on a flight pre-takeoff for being drunk and the aftermath that followed. She also talks about growing up with spina bifida, a disease that stunted h
Comedian/Model/Playmate Irina Voronina talks about that less than glamorous behind-the-scenes life of being a model, growing up in the USSR and when her first Playboy photos went viral but the internet was new and she had no idea what was going
A guy broke up with comedian Ariana Basseri...while they were having sex. It was as awkward as you would imagine. She laughs with Joe about what happened immediately after, other bad breakups, and some of the questionable dates she's been on. T
Tattoo Master and all around artistic badass wizard Shaun Kama talks with Joe about the time, when he was five years old he ate the body of Christ, the traumatic incident that led to him walking out of his busboy job and finally, a drugged out
7th grade was a whirlwind for comedian Brandon Black. He had his first kiss, which ended badly. He and his family also moved from inner-city Los Angeles 80 miles away to the suburbs. Brandon laughs with Joe as he recalls multiple early breakups
Comedian Katie K has an unusual and stress-inducing day job. She manages multiple apartment buildings and boy does she have some stories to tell! From being called by detectives to a Scooby-Doo style reveal that a coworker was more than he appe
Comedian Jazmyn W got matching tattoos with her two best friends. Thanks to some ridiculous (and very funny) quarrels they haven't spoken in years. Jazmyn and Joe talk about how friends and significant others can be out of your life without mis
Comedian Mike Falzone nearly got kicked out of college after partying a liiiiiitle too hard for a freshman. He talks with Joe about the crazy night, his ridiculous attempt at distancing himself from it and the repercussions of said night. Later
Rob Morris awoke one morning to discover a crackhead he had never met before passed out on his couch. It was only through some crafty early morning detective work he was able to come to this conclusion. He talks with Joe about the lead up to th
Comedian Aidan Park lost his boyfriend to cancer one year ago. He talks with Joe about how the steps he's taking to grieve and continue living; positive thinking, not acting like a victim, trying to give back and and...drugs and lots of sex. Ai
LA comedy wizard Brian O'Connell (BOC) thought he found his partner for life. Turns out, a move to Los Angeles doomed the would-be marriage. Brian talks about the many variables that led to the engagement's demise including drugs, distance and
Willie Macc has seen high highs and low lows. At 21 he was a star on the mega-hit BET reality show College Hill. Hanging with celebrities and signing autographs all while working as a telemarketer. A few years later he was flat broke, missing s
Jason Sereno found himself in two unusual situations; one he had no control over and the other he had complete control over. First, he talks with Joe about growing up a bastard and how that affected him both as a kid (it sucked) and adult (ther
Comedian Lin Sun lived quite a life before pursuing comedy. She talks with Joe about how she ended up being her own pimp (after briefly dating one) and giving private massages and "happy endings", going to jail for those massages, the crazy cir
Youtube star Nicola Foti thought he found his "forever person"--until he discovered said person was cheating on him...with Nicola's best friend...and he found on while they were all on vacation together. Nicola laughs with Joe about how he hand
Brian Murnane had himself a toxic relationship. He talks with Joe about the circumstances that led to what truly was a "rollercoaster of insanity", including  youth, drinking, social class, small town life and good ole low self-esteem. Joe and
Comedian Alix Brown was recently kidnapped and carjacked outside of a gas station in LA. She is able to laugh (a lot) with Joe as she describes the terrifying incident and also shares two other near death experiences--also involving cars. Also,
Former crazy drug addict Zane Helberg now performs stand-up comedy at rehab centers all over the country. He talks with Joe about his crazy cocaine filled early years in LA that included building a skatepark in his tiny apartment and dealings w
Jeremy Ferguson aka Jinxx is one of the crazy talented guitarists for rock band Black Veil Brides. He talks with Joe about growing up in a small town where big dreams were not encouraged, discovering Rocky Horror Picture Show, why he started pl
Actress Christina Calph can't shake the devil. Twenty years after attending catholic grade school and being told that if you're bad, the devil will take over your body, Christina continues to check her closet and boobytrap her apartment every n
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