Malignant Brain Humor

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Had a chat with Pastor Tom Ryberg about Good Friday, dirty hippies, and the appropriation of religious iconography by non-religious folk. Fun!   Tom is a pastor at the United Church of Christ, presently serving a church in Battle Creek, MI. Ch
On the show today I check in with Andrew Heaton. and Pastor Tom Ryberg about politics, religion, and the coming Trumpocalypse. Check out Heaton's full length episode here, and check him out online here. Tom is a pastor at the United Church of C
Welcome to our third 5 Minute podcast. I'm working together with the people at sparemin.com to take calls from anyone and everyone, a few of which will make it into my podcast feed. If you want to talk with me for five minutes about Comedy, t
Welcome to our second 5 Minute podcast. I'm working together with the people at sparemin.com to take calls from anyone and everyone, a few of which will make it into my podcast feed. If you want to talk with me for five minutes about Comedy,
Welcome to our first 5 Minute podcast. I'm working together with the people at sparemin.com to take calls from anyone and everyone, a few of which will make it into my podcast feed. If you want to talk with me for five minutes about Comedy, the
Sam Dingman is a radio producer, podcastronaut, storyteller and writer in Brooklyn, NY. He makes podcasts at Panoply, and previously made radio shows at On the Media. He is a winner of the Moth GrandSLAM, an MLB Fan Cave Top 30 finalist, and
Holiest of Molies, get your rolliest of pollies to the showiest of showies! Ahem. All that is to say, we'll be talking religion at this month's Malignant Brain Humor. Our panel features comedic voices from the religious to the non. Bring your
Loved this panel. Check them out on the episode and individually. Hey. Sometimes people say words. And then other people get angry at them. And then we fight over whether the people who got angry were wrong to get so angry or if the people who
I sit down with Micah Sherman (High Maintanence, The Second City, Improv Asylum, iO, Annoyance Old School Sketch Show, Please Be Seated) and Dan Hirshon (Funny Cakes Comedy, Grandma’s Favorite, Miracle Workers, and Kandid Films), to talk about
First in our monthly live at The PIT series (next recording is on May 14th, tickets will be available here soon). This show was a rousing success, great audience, great guests. Still figuring out how to mic everyone up and get the best audio fo
Lance Weiss is a hilarious comedian and a delight to chat with. He was a Top 4 finalist in CMT’s “Next Big Comic”, and  on NBC’s “The Today Show,” MTV, Bravo, PBS, NY1, Sirius/XM, Cosmo.com, AOL.com, Aboveaverage.com, NY Times, NY Post, NYmag.c
Just  coming off a stint writing for Night of Too Many Stars I talk with Jason Carlos Sáenz, hilarious comedian, improviser, writer on UCB's award winning maude team Onasis. Jason was a New Face at the 2014 Just For Laughs Festival and is the m
In today's episode I talk to Mara Wilson about genetics, forced maturity and the lost of family, feminism, creepy creeps on the internet, love, coping with OCD, Nightvale and growing up under the shadow of Matilda. She's a joy and the whole dam
Everyone knows how much I hate talking with people who have different beliefs than I do, but I really loved talking with Andrew Heaton even though he is a libertarian, and therefore evil.  Skilled comedian, sharp thinker, talented speaker. Perh
Excellent comedian and man about town Aaron Kominos-Smith comes on the show to discuss his path to Comedy which included an advanced degree in architecture. Which architect is represented by Louis CK? Which comedian is Frank Lloyd Wright? Which
Hey folks! This episode went in the can ages ago, but a bunch of time-sensitive releases pushed it back. Thank goodness that the excellent writer Joe Berkowitz is still killing it over at Fast Company, and also in a wide range of other publicat
Dan Wilbur joins the podcast to discuss his book How Not To Read, the differences between being funny in writing and being funny out loud, Venn Diagrams and the role of esoterica and self-promotion and internet culture on Comedy & more. Excelle
Zach Sherwin 3: Epic Rap Battler and excellent MC-about-town Zach Sherwin makes his 3rd appearance to the show. We talk about his varying styles, collaborations with Watsky, and more while I am wildly over caffeinated. If you'd like to listen t
The multitalented Julie Sharbutt is an excellent and articulate actor, improviser, writer and producer. She and I discuss relationships, friendships, comedy, dramedy, gender politics, the necessary selfishness of artists, ego, inequality and un
Hey folks!  The very hilarious Kevin McCaffrey is on the podcast today, though also in the past by quite a bit. Kevin's a touring comedian who's worked with Tru TV and Letterman, and since appearing on the Podcast Kevin has appeared on Letterma
Hey Great episode today featuring Kevin Froleiks (guest on episode 61: The Worst Landlord) and Lisa Romagnoli, Producer at Kornhaber Brown and owner of Notion Films. Her documentary about the New Hamshire comedy scene and NH Comedians, Wicked F
72: PUBLIC MOURNING & ROBIN WILLIAMS - LIVE PODCAST August 13, 2014   Abbi Crutchfield, Ted Alexandro, & Nick Turner From Abbi's instagram (click through for link) I had a wonderful panel on the show last night, T
This week the star of the PBS Idea Channel, Member of Memefactory, and musician extraordinaire Mike Rugnetta stops by the podcast to talk about technology in our time. Excellent chat, excellent mind, excellent episode.  Check him out at:  @Mike
Alex Ramsey and Joe Cilio of Forever Dog productions appear on the show today to discuss wrangling a production company together, the idea of being a maker of "content," and life on the cliff-edge of college. Go see them live at the PIT, check
Today I discuss systemic failures whether municipal or biological with Rebecca Trent, the owner/operator of The Creek and the Cave. Check out the Creek's schedule and go see a show there today.  Also, Rebecca and I discuss the disastrous effect
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