TV COMEDY

Conan At The Beacon

November 10, 2011
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This week we are joined by Michael Hartney, as we discuss our trip to see Conan O’Brien at the Beacon Theater in New York! It was totally awesome, and guests Matthew Broderick and Paul Simon were amazing, and we’re not at all upset that we didn’t go to a different show, that had other guests […]

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Darrell Hammond: Impressions Of Drugs, Dispair and Comedy

October 31, 2011

With the upcoming release of Darrell Hammond’s autobiography, “God, If You’re Not Up There, I’m F*cked: Tales of Stand-Up, Saturday Night Live, and Other Mind-Altering Mayhem” we discuss the psychological make-up that pushes comedians to do what they do, how one could possibly handle the pressure of a job like being on Saturday Night Live, with […]

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Hulu, Mood Swings & Joke Stealing – From The Mailbag

October 19, 2011

In this week’s episode, we dive into the mailbag to answer questions and discuss topics from you, the listener! How does Hulu affect what shows are on TV? How can a comedy deal with serious topics without creating mood whiplash? If you get tone whiplash, do you have to wear a mood neck brace? And […]

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How Long Should A Comedy Show Really Last?

October 10, 2011

The Simpsons just got renewed for two more years but should it have?  This week we look at when a beloved comedy should ride off into the sunset rather than just sort of hang out and get more and more annoying.  Was Seth McFarland right when he said Family Guy should have been cancelled a […]

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The New Fall Comedies – What Worked & What Hurt Our Souls

September 26, 2011

In this week’s episode we get all up in the new fall comedies.  You’ve seen them promoted to the point your eyes started to bleed (except for Free Agents – see you didn’t even know that was a show did you?).  We watched them all (well mostly Dustin did) and break down what you should […]

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The Modern Family Awards & Daily Show Domination

September 19, 2011

The Emmys where yesterday and Modern Family won…almost everything!  In this week’s episode we talk about Modern Family’s sweep of everything they could possibly win, the awesomeness of the Leading Actress In Comedy nominees, and The Daily Show’s complete and total domination going on almost a decade. Plus: A real life Weekend At Bernie’s.  Proof […]

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So Much News, So Average Amount of Podcast

September 13, 2011

This week had so much comedy news that we had no choice but to do a full on comedy news-a-palooza. What will you learn in this episode? How about: Who’s the richest person in entertainment and what does it teach other performers? Why are there less women in today’s writer’s rooms? Why is Michael J […]

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