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.  

Advice for Ari Shaffir, and a new book from Jerry Seinfeld

Ari Shaffir explains his attempt at Kobe Bryant humor.  Kevin Hart and Jason Statham might make movie.  You’ll watch.  Jerry Seinfeld has a new book.

Kobe Byrant’s death was foreshadowed by comedy show

Single topic today about doing comedy in times of tragedy.  Johnny Mac talks about his experiences at SiriusXM, and from there an old Comedy Central show that showed Kobe Bryant dying in a helicopter, and finally some thoughts on Ari Shaffir’s comments.