Episode 39 - Batter Up with Steve Hofstetter

Put me in coach, we're ready to play....with the ginger kid, Steve Hofstetter.    Somehow we convinced him to hang with us for a bit and talked baseball, growing up a true NYC kid, Ive League comedy, the art of "barking", dead parents, & when is the right time to head to Los Angeles.    Look at us, gotta be Centerfield...

Episode 37 - Gettin' Krafty, with Kyle Hollingsworth of The

TMD churns it up and gets cheesy with Kyle from the legendary jam band The String Cheese Incident.  On the verge or releasing his next solo EP 2020 in February, we discuss the origins of his solo band's name, Nick's lactose intolerance and his own string cheese incidents, and our mutual love of craft beer and home brewing.  Jam along with us for this carnival ride!  

Episode 34 - Francis Ellis is Home Cookin’

Off the bar stool and into Mangina Land we get real good ol' home cookin with Sir Francis!  No holds bared we talk about everything ranging from his time at Harvard to his days at Barstool Sports and the secret to keeping the best bone structure in the business.   Let's Rock!

Episode 32 - Liz Miele - How Did I Get Myself Into This?

No better way to ring in 2020 than with the hysterical, bad a*s, fitness junkie and fellow Italian, Liz Miele.  Asking the burning question "how did I get myself into this", she joins TMD to start the year off with a bang.  Spoiler alert....don't mess with her mom.  For the rest, you're going to need to listen.      

Episode 31 - Brian Moss of Spafford

We be jamming  and reminisce about growing up in NJ, confusing call outs about carpets thanks to Greg from PPPP and we discuss the art of puppetry.    Get down, and get funky and check out the band at www.spafford.net 

Episode 30 - Mike Finoia - Vacation in Puppet Land

TMD seemingly hits its stride, and jams into this one thanks to fellow Deadhead, Phishhead, live music fanatic and joker, Mike Finoia.   This one is too good to throw spoilers at you here, but we talked about everything from getting his breaks in Stand-Up and great advice to up and coming comics, to our incredible shared obsession with The Grateful Dead and all things live music.  Let's twirl.  

Episode 29 - Periel Aschenbrand “what the f*ck is this?”

What do you get when you try to answer the hard hitting question "What the F*CK is This? with 2 Mangina's and a gutter mouthed, outrageous and hilarious writer, comedian & producer of LIVE FROM THE TABLE, the Sirius Radio show and podcast for The Comedy Cellar. ANSWER - Peril Aschenbrand of course.   You don't have to be great at math to know it was all downhill from there...so buckle up and party on with us.   You never know what you are going to find in Tucson Arizona....it's 420 somewhere...

Episode 28 - Pigeons Playing Ping Pong’s Greg Ormont

TMD is getting the funk out!!   Joining us for a healthy dose of Alphabet Soup is Greg Ormont.  Vocalist, guitar player, scrambled not stirred, funk master general of the band Pigeons Playing Ping Pong.  If you like to party or have a good time of any kind, you need to get familiar with this band as they bring. it in the funkiest of. fashions.   We got the inside scoop on how the name really came about, 10 years worth of "over night" success, growing up on Long Island

Episode 27 - Steph & AJ Married at First Sight

TMD may have met their match with this one.   Steph & AJ called in to pop their podcast cherry and light the place on fire with laughter.   Reality TV junkies, and risk takers alike will love this one for sure.  We talk everything from "what were you thinking?" to "when did IT happen?" and literally everything in between.  Our sides still hurt.  We may have outdone ourselves with this one... 

Episode 26 - Downward Dogs with Kaitlyn Murphy

TMD finally caught up with multi talented dancer, turned yoga instructor turned hysterical stand-up comedian, digital dating influencer ........  the one and only face maker extraordinaire Kaitlyn Murphy.... (still a great dancer & yoga instructor)....  When the dust settled, we talked about keeping on schedule, triple booking yourself, dating in the suburbs, and her favorite local restaurants....and some comedy....  check it out...namaste.

Episode 23 - Mike Hatton Academy Award Winner, Question mark

Southern California brush fires, faulty Apple products, bad cell phone connections couldn't stop critically ashamed Academy Award Winner? Mike Hatton from getting his time in with TMD.  Co-Star of Green Book, we chat about what does and doesn't constitute winning the Academy Award, Gary Busey, and all kinds of other things about being a blue eyed midwestern boy in sunny Socal.  

Episode 21 - Jay Blakesberg Always Looking For That Spark

Nothing left to do, but smile, smile, smile.   TMD got lucky to steal some time with Jay before his retrospective slide show at The Warehouse in Fairfield, CT.  A personal thrill for TheGregalcious, fellow Deadheads geek out over the Grateful Dead, growing up in New Jersey, Jay's new book "Jerry Garcia, Secret Space of Dreams" and other tasty treats.   

Episode 19 - Shapel Lacey in Four Bars

Three cheers for TMD and getting a chance to chat with Shapel.  Punk Rock fan, ex collegiate cheerleader, and insanely funny stand up comedian, we talk about the best breakfast sandwich meats, living in LA, how he got into punk rock, and how you an parlay a bellman gig, into opening a weekend of shows for Bill Burr.    

Episode 17 - Punkie Johnson it’s Hammer Time!

Thank you for blessing me with a mind to rhyme and two hype feet.....TMD scored another hot one welcoming firecracker Punkie Johnson to the 900# Mangina call-in hotline.  How lucky are we to grab The Comedy Store paid regular while she is in the process of blowing up.   You can see her on Crank Yankers, Light Out with David Spade, and some upcoming film with super star we cant tell you about....

Episode 16 - Harley Flanagan IS Hardcore!

Buckle the f*cK up and get with TMD for the wildest ride yet with Harley Flanagan, founder of the hardcore band, Cro-Mags.   No horsing around, we talk about the impossible sausage (?) available at Dunkin, Lemmy coming to us in dreams, the discipline of jiu-jitsu, jail, touring with the Misfits reunion shows and most importantly, setting the record straight on the legal battles over the name Cro-Mags.  

Episode 13 - Bro Science with Andrew Ginsburg

TMD gets pumped up to sit down with Andrew to talk about what's its like to get back into stand up after moving to the suburbs and an extended hiatus to have a kid.  Bro Science, and what's its like having muscles that have muscles that have muscles.  Stick around, this episode is jacked.   

Episode 12 - Keeping up with Dani Daniels & Vic Cipolla

THD brings the (vacant) house down with Dani Daniels and husband Vic Cipolla. We talk everything from hip hop puppet videos, Vic's book "Wait For The Corn" to all aspects of "the business" and what sites to "support".  Strap it on, and come join us to see what's in the box with two of the funniest people we have had the pleasure of chatting with.


Episode 1 - The Pilot

What started it all......be afraid,,,be very afraid