Co-Host Erin O'Connor fires up the grill on co-host/husband of 23 years Bob Zany with the questions nobody else will ask: "Is there a 'brass ring' in comedy?" "What is your favorite Jerry Lewis story?" and "Do these headphones make me look fat?
Great show bizz advice from Mike and Molly star Billy Gardell, including the ONLY way to find out if a joke is funny, the "Sit, Sweat, Show Up" rule, and why he's giving away millions of dollars, Bay-bee!
Comedian/Husband/Dog Owner Eddie Pence talks about the gigantic contest he just won, what it's like to watch a music legend watch stand-up, and why he got cast in "How to Be a Grown Up" instead of me. I have a pretty good idea, Bay-bee!
In the second half of our confab with Harland Williams, he reveals why he named the heroine of his new game app after a popular reproductive organ. And as he says, "If you're just gonna laugh, maybe this isn't the podcast for you," Baybee!
Something a little different this week: We sit down with Kevin Fagan, creator of my favorite comic strip, Drabble. The writer/artist/donut fan says his story lines bring "a little bit of light to our very dark world." Do people say that about
I finally find out why Johnny Sanchez avoided me during our two week comedy tour of Israel. It had less to do with the Wailing Wall than I thought, but my dream of a SancheZany hybrid show is still just that, a dream, Baybee!
What makes April Macie's stories about her Irish family so good? They're true. Fellow Irish Lassie/Co-Host Erin O'Connor doesn't laugh much, but when she does, she means it. April made her laugh. A lot.
Everybody recognizes Jon Manfrellotti from Everybody Loves Raymond. Me? I prefer his role as the bookie in Men of a Certain Age...the guy who tells endless jokes to deflect his insecurities. I think I met my soul mate, Baybee!
Jackson Perdue swears that serving as Pauly Shore's babysitter convinced him to become a comedian instead of a criminal, and tells a great story about his recent near-death experience and how it lead to a David Hasselhoff-esque Lifesaving Momen
Four-time Emmy Award winner Greg Fitzsimmons admits to working on some jokes for up to a year. But we get the Letterman/Stern/Conan/Kimmel regular to finally reveal the real secret to his success: "I never reply to people." Something else we
Let's take a look back at some of the best moments from the Bob Zany Show featuring appearances from Kira Soltanovich, Orny Adams and Christopher Titus
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Suli McCullough's comedy career began at UCLA with a classic "Right Place/Right Time" success story. The Tonight Show writer/Jamie Foxx Show regular also explains how losing three times on The Dating Game probably didn't help his career, "Dress
How did this funny, perky comedian wind up in one of the most depressing feature films of all time? Helen Hong talks about the audition for the Coen Brothers that she almost turned down, and why she thinks anybody that doesn't love California
Former Comedy Store fry-cook turned household name Pauly Shore stops by to talk about politics (yes, politics) and his new documentary, "Pauly Shore Stands Alone," and then leaves. That's right, we walked The Weasel, Bay-bee! Hear it unfold i
Actor/Director Ted Lange (AKA Isacc from The Love Boat) fills up the second half of our interview with more great show-bizz stories, including how Richard Pryor inspired him and what to do when The Black Panthers bust in during your Macbeth per
Actor/Director Ted Lange (AKA Isacc from The Love Boat) shares some of the best show business advice we've ever heard on this show: Who to make friends with on the set, how to milk five laughs from four lines and how to make a perfect mai-tai,
Actor/Comedian/Biographer/Recovering Ventriloquist and subject (or as he prefers, "STAR!") of the documentary "I Am Road Comic," Wayne Federman talks working with director/best pal Jordan Brady and the pivotal role his dummy pal, Beaufort playe
Comedian Ron Pearson reveals the hazards and benefits of raising children when Dad juggles chainsaws for a living. This interview gets crazy early, stays crazy, and then loses control completely. Surprised? Not so much, Bay-bee!
How long is too long to wait for a regular gig at The Comedy Store? Self-described "Yellow Sheki" comedian Walter Hong chats with us about parents, Alabama and the requisite "something you can fall back on" Engineering Degree, Bay-bee!
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