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Podcast Review: The Last Podcast On The Left

Marc Hershon | Posted 07.23.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Last Podcast On The Left Episode 232: Bigfoot Hunters Unlike most of the strange and fantastic topics that hosts Henry Zebrowski, Ben Kissel, and Ma...

Podcast Review: 'Runaway Brains'

Marc Hershon | Posted 05.13.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

I know what you're saying to yourself: "Self, now that podcasts have been a thing for more than a decade, isn't it time that Jeopardy phenom have his ...

Podcasts That Don't Suck

Johnny Taylor | Posted 03.02.2016 | Comedy
Johnny Taylor

The increase in podcasts popularity has translated in a huge uptick in awful audio content. That's why I'm here. I listen to a lot of them and I've discovered some Fiji spring water in a sea of disgusting tap water from Flint, Michigan.

Podcast Reviews: The Nerdist and The Seeso Seeshow

Marc Hershon | Posted 11.06.2016 | Entertainment
Marc Hershon

Host Chris Hardwick's enthusiasm seems to run higher than most folks most of the time. But when he gets a first-time guest on his podcast, The Nerdist...

Podcast Review: Marc Maron's WTF With Guest Norman Lear

Marc Hershon | Posted 02.04.2015 | Comedy
Marc Hershon

As we round on the end of another year, it's worth noting that podcasts are drawing guests of increasingly notable status. (True, a number of them think they're doing a radio interview but, that aside, the pool is getting deeper and more interesting.)

Podcast Review: Thrilling Adventure Hour -- Jefferson Reid, Ace American

Marc Hershon | Posted 12.24.2014 | Comedy
Marc Hershon

There are so many fun segments included in the entirety of the Thrilling Adventure Hour as a live stage show that pretty much everything that gets shaved off to become podcast content is hilarious.

A Ridiculously Dapper Stolen Moment Of The Week

Mindy Tucker | Posted 12.09.2014 | Comedy
Mindy Tucker


Podcast Review: 'Modern Day Philosophers with Danny Lobell' with Guest Shecky Greene

Marc Hershon | Posted 11.06.2014 | Comedy
Marc Hershon

We've lost some of our great comic minds lately - this is a wonderful opportunity to hear about the life and times of a comedy icon who is still quite lucid in his 80s, before it's too late.

Podcast Review: Mohr Stories with Jay Mohr

Marc Hershon | Posted 10.29.2014 | Comedy
Marc Hershon

One of the treats of a comedy podcast hosted by a comedian who often has other comedians as guests is that it is frequently funny. That's probably the...

'This Is A Good Podcast For Figuring Out Who's Single'

Mindy Tucker | Posted 05.22.2013 | Comedy
Mindy Tucker


Six Podcasting Predictions for 2013

Jeff Ullrich | Posted 03.09.2013 | Comedy
Jeff Ullrich

What's the secret to podcasting's success? It's fun, with an air of spontaneity. It's intimate. It's engaging. Most importantly, it's driven by passion.

My Friend, The Comedy Podcast

Alexis Kleinman | Posted 03.05.2013 | Comedy
Alexis Kleinman

Every night when I go to sleep, I have the sounds of Comedy Bang Bang or Doug Loves Movies flowing through my ears. As I step on the subway, I'm listening to Who Charted?.

WATCH: 60 Seconds of Social Media

Shawn Amos | Posted 12.12.2012 | Technology
Shawn Amos

Are podcasts back? Did they ever leave? The former "next big thing" was front and center this week courtesy of a clever interview request from Nerdist frontman Chris Hardwick.

A Roller Coaster Week In Comedy Podcasts

Ross Luippold | Posted 10.07.2012 | Comedy
Ross Luippold

It's been a big week for podcasts. Splitsider announced the first big comedy podcast network in New York City, and Jay Mohr started a new one in Los A...

Podcast Roundup: Pee-Throwing Homeless Man Edition

Ross Luippold | Posted 09.15.2012 | Comedy
Ross Luippold

What podcasts did you listen to this week? Since I asked you that the first time, dear readers, I've heard back loud and clear that there are quite literally dozens of great shows out there that I need to get to know. But first, I want to highlight a few shows that portray where comedy podcasts are, where they came from, and where they may be going.

Comedy Podcast Round-Up, July 7 Edition

Ross Luippold | Posted 07.07.2012 | Comedy
Ross Luippold

Just as FM radio and Billboard charts are quickly losing their relevance in the face of personally curated playlists, comedy podcasts, with their homegrown production values, are posing a threat to traditional entertainment programming like never before.

Ross Luippold

Hot Podcast Coming To MTV | Ross Luippold | Posted 06.14.2012 | Comedy

MTV will launch a new talk show this fall starring comedians Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer, currently titled "The Nikki and Sara Show," according to ...

SXSW Comedy Recap: Days 7 and 8

Samantha Pitchel | Posted 05.19.2012 | Comedy
Samantha Pitchel

Though I just spent 60+ hours of a sleepless week watching stand-up, sketch, and improv, I'm itching to do it all over again.

SXSW Comedy Recap: Day 4

Samantha Pitchel | Posted 05.15.2012 | Comedy
Samantha Pitchel

Tuesday was perhaps the best all-around night of comedy on the Esther's Follies stage this week, from a satisfyingly awkward episode of Pete Holmes' You Made It Weird podcast to a stellar set of improv from the UCB All Stars.

SXSW Comedy Recap: Day 3

Samantha Pitchel | Posted 05.13.2012 | Comedy
Samantha Pitchel

Ethically questionable wi-fi! Media mergers! Jay-Z! Oh Day Three, when the South By gossip really starts heating up, but everyone's a little too beer/burrito hungover to really get behind it.

HuffPost Comedy Is Going To SXSW

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 03.07.2012 | Comedy

Good news! We're pleased to announce that HuffPost Comedy will be spending the next 10 days in Austin, Texas to cover South By Southwest's amazing Com...

SXSW Comedy Announces Podcast Lineup

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.06.2012 | Comedy

South By Southwest, the wide-ranging media festival held in Austin, TX in March, has announced its planned live comedy podcast tapings for 2012. In ad...

9 Comedy New Year's Resolutions

Posted 01.02.2012 | Comedy

When it comes to comedy, those of us watching, reviewing and commenting on it could often stand to improve ourselves. After all, making any kind of ar...

Who Needs Friends When You Have Marc Maron's WTF Podcast

Toni Nagy | Posted 01.11.2012 | Comedy
Toni Nagy

Marc's voracious vulnerability is not only endearing, but also creates an atmosphere of genuine dialogue between him and his guests.

Are Podcasts Comedy's Second Coming?

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 11.29.2011 | Comedy

While still in its infancy, the medium has brought new life to comics from stand-up and radio. But will profits follow?...