Gilbert Gottfried on his absence from recent Comedy Central roasts

Gilbert Gottfried spoke to Vulture about not being invited to recent Comedy Central roasts.  Hari Kondabolu discusses his rules for talking about particular communities.  Seth Meyers’ dad had a big influence on his career.  Marc Maron wonders if he’s doing enough with his career.  Yep, it’s an all generic safety episode of DCN!  Either I’m sick, hungover, or there was just no new news.

On Tom Papa’s Netflix special you won’t be able to unhear this

The thing you won’t be able to unheard on Tom Papa’s Netflix special.  More Friends reunion rumors. Michael McIntryre gets a Netflix special. John Mulaney will host SNL soon.

Ari Shaffir’s troubles go mainstream

Well, the Ari Shaffir / Kobe Bryant snowball keeps rolling, now it’s reached article level in the New York Times.  Brian Posehn’s new album sounds cool.  A Ryan Seacrest sitcom?  And can we just talk about how awesome Henry Winkler is?  Thanks for supporting the pod at

From Dave Chappelle to Brad Pitt: Politics in the comedy news

Lots of mix between comedy and politics this week, from Dave Chappelle supporting Andrew Yang to Brad Pitt getting off some Brexit jokes. And more bad news for Ari Shaffir.  

Can Louis C.K. come all the way back? Plus, Taylor Swift vs. Nikki Glaser

The New Yorker has an interesting article about Louis C.K.’s life on the road.  Can he make it all the way back?  Nikki Glaser apologizes to Taylor Swift.  Letterman is still upset about his Oscar’s performance.

Joe Rogan endorsed Bernie Sanders, Adam Sandler gets more Netflix

Oh goodie, Adam Sandler will get to make more hilarious movies for Netflix.  Joe Rogan has endorsed Bernie Sanders.  Jim Carrey’s favorite Stooge.