Larry The Cable Guy stumbled into our virtual studio clearly by mistake and sat in with us for an incredibly funny time. On the verge of his new comedy special coming out, 10+ years in the making, we talked about how he got started in stand-up, the origins of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, some great advice for aspiring comedians, and of course, what's going on in virus lock down. git-r-done we did.
So take a look at us now....we're still standing here... Sitting around against all odd's shooting the breeze with Brenton from the All Things Comedy family. Stand-Up comedian, Podcast host, content creator and fantasy football pro, we touch all bases on this episode with a comedy ringer.
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...
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!
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!
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.
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
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.
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...
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
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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....
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.
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.
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.
What started it all......be afraid,,,be very afraid