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Ep. #829: Robert Smigel

Robert Smigel discusses co-directing and co-writing the hilarious new film, Leo, why he rarely does podcasts, why kids know comedy better than some adults do, performing The Lost Hans and Franz Movie on Conan O’Brien’s podcast this year, writing songs and not promoting musicals, singing well in character the way Adam Sandler, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, and Neil Hamburger do, critical acclaim and awards season, future plans, and much more.

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Ep. #820: Gregg Turkington

Gregg Turkington discusses his collaboration with Erik Paparozzi on the wonderful new album, Neil Hamburger Presents Seasonal Depression Suite, why a Christmas-themed concept record set in a chain hotel works so well, surveys, reviews, and why customers get so entitled at hotels and motels, Frank Sinatra’s Watertown and David Berman’s songwriting, serious artists who are very funny, the star-studded and collaborative nature of this release, Bob Dylan’s Desire and working with Scarlet Rivera, other future plans, and much more.

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Ep. #655: Jackie Kashian

Jackie Kashian discusses her hilarious new special, Stay-Kashian, stand-up online vs. stand-up irl, comedy criticism, telling nice jokes that age well, pets, future plans and more! Supported by you on Patreon, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.