Oct 23, 2017

Actor & Comedian Will Roberts interview with music by Indie Rock/Alternative Band Social Gravy - Ep. 0027

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Actor & Comedian Will Roberts talks about:
- [3:20] why the affinity to westerns & everything cowboy
- [7:58] details on how he became a Guinness World Record holder
- [10:50] how he became a Cowboy Trick Roper for Cirque du Soleil
- [19:14] also being a Magician and why it's good to have many skills
- [20:24] his acting career and his upcoming Netflix movie O Matador (The Killer)
- [21:56] how he's typecast into the role of guy who possesses, or uses, guns
- [22:51] the latest news on Harvey Weinstein and his industry experience
- [33:04] being a mechanical bull trainer and when he trained Beyoncé for a music video
 
[30:03] Then we quiz Will Roberts to find out how smart cowboys are.
 
[37:22] We also played the song "My Love" from the Indie Rock/Alternative Band Social Gravy.
 
[1:50] In Moments With Michael, you get to know the PodCast Of 1000s host Michael as he says a prayer to God in hopes to get the ultimate performer on his podcast.
 
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- A prayer to thy ultimate performer, God on 10/24/17 - http://bit.ly/2ivSW17
 
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Sep 17, 2017

Comedian, Actor & Inventor Marla Schultz interview with music by Metal Rap Artist C.HAVOC - Ep. 0025

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Comedian, Actor & Inventor Marla Schultz talks about:
- [4:01] when and why she got into comedy
- [4:26] what it's like being a female, and Jewish, in stand-up comedy
- [8:05] how she knows #PodCastOf1000sFamily member Comedian Kelly MacFarland
- [8:28] whether she knows they have a similar line in their acts
- [9:44] acting she's done and hopes to do
- [11:45] the short film "Idle Worship" and it's accolades
- [13:12] whether she'd choose comedy or acting if she could only have one
- [14:28] her invention The Racktrap and how it came to be
- [17:27] how she uses her #Powers4Good to make the world a better place
- [18:37] her bouts with depression and how she helps others
 
[22:02] Then we quiz Marla to find out how smart Comedians are who help others fight depression.
 
[27:25] We also played the song "Manifest" from the Metal Rap Artist C.HAVOC.
 
[2:11] In Moments With Michael, you get to know the PodCast Of 1000s host Michael as he tells you how much his family respects him.
 
Find more about Marla Schultz at:
 
Find more about C.HAVOC at:
 
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Sep 5, 2017

Comedian Danny Palumbo interview with music by Hip Hop/Rap Band Tha Shadoz - Ep. 0024

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Comedian Danny Palumbo talks about:
- [3:44] why he got into comedy
- [7:34] if his parents think he's funny when he joked about them boning
- [10:57] his America's Got Talent performance that didn't go so great
- [16:11] winning the 2015 Funniest Person in Austin contest
- [18:32] why he has a fake restaurant called Abbrev's
- [22:34] PalumBios, his custom comedy bios Tumblr
- [24:49] his thoughts on comedy roasts
- [25:55] what he needs to do with my family to write a PalumBio for me
 
[26:30] Then we quiz Danny to find out how smart Comedians who've spent a lot of time working in restaurants are.
 
[32:50] We also played the song "Kid In The World" from the Hip Hop/Rap Band Tha Shadoz.
 
[2:04] In Moments With Michael, you get to know the PodCast Of 1000s host Michael as he tells you why he wanted to be a Robert growing up.
 
Find more about Danny Palumbo at:
- Twitter - https://twitter.com/Palumbros
 
Find more about Tha Shadoz at:
 
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Aug 7, 2017

Comedian Azhar Usman interview with music by Indie Electronica Band Unknower - Ep. 0023

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Comedian Azhar Usman performing at the Desi Comedy Fest talks about:
- [4:17] finding out he's made it on the Celebrity Pronuncopedia YouTube Channel
- [5:11] why CNN and Fox News, who can't agree on anything, both think he's a funny Muslim
- [5:46] how he met Donald Trump at the Fox News studios in the Celebrity Apprentice days
- [7:35] his thoughts on Donald Trump then and now, the media, fake news and conspiracies
- [12:35] being a former attorney and why he made the jump to comedy
- [15:05] his community activism especially around the time of 9/11
- [16:50] my reading somewhere that Dave Chappelle performed with him over 50 times
- [19:05] what he learned from the comedy great Dick Gregory about comedy and activism
- [21:28] how he feels when he hears his name on the Celebrity Pronuncopedia YouTube Channel
- [25:53] being a comedy writer for Hasan Minhaj's 2017 White House Correspondents Dinner speech
- [43:36] his upcoming performance at the Desi Comedy Fest
- [46:08] his episodes of the show "Patriot" on Amazon and going into season 2 filming
 
[34:07] We also got a question via Twitter from Imran Mulla who's from Leicester, England. Imran asked Azhar, do you ever experience tension between your art and religious values?
 
[37:39] Then we quiz Azhar to find out how smart Chicagoans are with Chicago trivia questions.
 
[49:22] We also played the song "Captive Ones" from the Indie Electronica Band Unknower.
 
[2:39] In Moments With Michael, you get to know the PodCast Of 1000s host Michael as he tells you why the harassment of his little brother stopped one day.
 
Find more about Azhar Usman at:
- Website - http://azhar.com/
- How to Pronounce Azhar Usman - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KRjuPs7j6Q
 
Find more about Desi Comedy Fest at:
- Dates - August 10th-20th
- Cities - San Francisco, Alameda, Santa Clara, Berkeley, Mill Valley, Mountain View, Santa Cruz, Union City, Livermore
 
Find more about Unknower at:
 
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Jul 24, 2017

Comedian & Host Samson Koletkar from the Desi Comedy Fest with music by Hip Hop/R&B Artist TPT - Ep. 0022

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Comedian & Host Samson Koletkar from the Desi Comedy Fest talks about:
- [2:53] why he's known as "Mahatma Moses"
- [3:45] when why he got his Master's Degree in Computer Software
- [5:24] when and why he turned to the comedy stage
- [7:11] being a headliner on the "You're Funny But You Don't Look Jewish" tour
- [12:36] founding the comedy club Comedy Oakland
- [12:44] being #1 on Yelp's "The Best 10 Comedy Clubs in San Francisco Bay Area" list
- [13:36] how he performs at his own club and the process of vetting new comics
- [18:35] co-founding Desi Comedy Fest, the largest South Asian comedy festival in America
- [22:11] how many festivals they've done and what he'd like it to be in 20 years from now
- [32:05] the dates and the cities the Desi Comedy Fest will be held
 
[25:42] Then we quiz Samson to find out how well a headliner of "You're Funny But You Don't Look Jewish" knows his Jews. We also find out he had a lot to learn coming to America in the year 2000.
 
[35:25] We also played the song "Biggits" from the Hip Hop/R&B Artist TPT.
 
[1:44] In Moments With Michael, you get to know the PodCast Of 1000s host Michael as he tells you just how lazy he can be.
 
Find more about Samson Koletkar at:
- You're Funny But You Don't Look Jewish - http://www.yourefunnybutyoudontlookjewish.com/
 
Find more about Desi Comedy Fest at:
- Dates - August 10th-20th
- Cities - San Francisco, Alameda, Santa Clara, Berkeley, Mill Valley, Mountain View, Santa Cruz, Union City, Livermore
 
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Jun 26, 2017

Entertainer & Host Jeff Civillico interview with music by Reggae Artist Presto Magic - Ep. 0020

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Entertainer & Host Jeff Civillico talks about:
- [8:50] what came first, the juggling or the comedy, spoiler alert, turns out the philanthropy
- [10:05] how old he was when he started entertaining and why
- [11:52] his Las Vegas show "Comedy In Action"
- [12:36] why he's calling in from Costa Rica, lucky bastard
- [15:37] how he keeps it a one-man clean comedy show
- [17:43] using a shake weight, yup, shake weight, in his performance and why
- [21:20] what joggling is and who's doing it in marathons
- [27:15] his non-profit Win-Win Entertainment and what they do
- [31:30] starting a juggling club and fighting off all the ladies
- [33:52] how we can all donate to Win-Win Entertainment and where funds go to
- [41:00] what performers that live in Las Vegas do for fun
 
[36:09] Then we quiz Jeff to find out well he remembers guests he had on his TV show "The Weekend In Vegas".
 
[45:38] We also played the song "About My Money" from the Reggae Artist Presto Magic.
 
[2:05] In Pitches Get Riches, we try and help Mickey Arny raise money for the "Recycle Soul" Kickstarter which is a fantasy series about a guardian angel that wakes up with no memory about the incident that killed his lover.
 
Find more about Jeff Civillico at:
- Donate to Win-Win Entertainment - http://www.winwinentertainment.org/donate/
 
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Find more about the "Recycle Soul" Kickstarter at:

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Jun 12, 2017

Comedian, Host & Musician Phil Johnson interview with music by his Comedic Band Roadside Attraction - Ep. 0019

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Comedian Phil Johnson talks about:
- [6:32] his Comedic Band Roadside Attraction and when they play together
- [7:18] how being a musician came before being a comedian
- [12:17] his YouTube videos where he breaks down his songs
- [15:05] his pirate-themed podcast "Under The Crossbones", guests he's had on and his upcoming 100th episode
- [19:30] his being often being mistaken for a woman from behind
- [25:45] his upcoming 4th comedy album and how he goes about putting them together
 
[13:42] We also had a special acoustic version of his song "Dodged A Bullet" played live!
 
[23:34] Then we quiz Phil to find out how comedians, who are big fans of 80's rock, know their one hit wonders.
 
[30:59] We also played the song "I Wanna Rock (Socially Responsibly)" from Phil's Comedic Band Roadside Attraction.
 
[1:46] In Pitches Get Riches, we try and help Josh Barsness raise money for the "Betta Fish" Kickstarter which is a film about a provocative clash between a con artist prodigy and a beautiful, malicious mob boss queen.
 
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Win 4 FREE tickets to any future show at iO Chicago in Chicago, IL!
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May 29, 2017

Comedian & Host Paul PK Kim interview with music by Country/Pop Artist Katie Belle - Ep. 0018

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Comedian Paul PK Kim talks about:
- when he started performing stand up and how he got into it
- the Laugh Factory in Hollywood being his home club
- who he pisses off with his Asian humor
- if he agrees with the statement "President Trump is good for comedy."
- his own podcast "The PK Comedy Podcast" and interviewing Margaret Cho
- the non-profit organization "Kollaboration" he started back in 2000
- knowing a lot of other Paul Kims and even the one in Orange County I found
 
Then we quiz PK to find out how comedians, who also DJ weddings, know their overplayed, cliché wedding songs.
 
We also played the song "American Wild" from the Country/Pop Artist Katie Belle.
 
In Pitches Get Riches, we try and help Cara Jones raise money for the "Second Coming" Kickstarter which is a documentary about two siblings that must find their own paths outside a religion known for arranged marriages and mass weddings.
 
Find more about Paul PK Kim at:
- Laugh Factory Channel - http://www.laughfactory.com/PK
- Kollaboration - http://kollaboration.org/
 
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Find more about the "Second Coming" Kickstarter at:
- Storytellers For Good Website - http://www.storytellersforgood.com/
- Storytellers For Good Twitter - https://twitter.com/stories4good
- Storytellers For Good Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/StorytellersforGood

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Mar 13, 2017

Comedian & Host Kelly MacFarland interview with music by Folk Rock Artist Vicki Kiely - Ep. 0013

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Comedian Kelly MacFarland talks about why she got into comedy, how she voice acted on the Adult Swim cartoon Assy McGee on Cartoon Network, being a keynote speaker for the American Heart Association GO Red for Women Campaign, getting married late in life, her husband and jokes about him and his son.  We also find out how smart a Heart Healthy female Comedians is by asking questions about heart disease.  We played "Mr. Player" from Folk Rock Artist Vicki Kiely.  In Pitches Get Riches, we try and help Jake Anderson raise money for his documentary "What Happened To Elisa Lam?" Kickstarter which is a cinematic exploration of the most mysterious case of the 21st century.
 
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Feb 27, 2017

Comedian, Host & Writer Sampson McCormick interview with music by Hip Hop/R&B Artist DecadeZ - Ep. 0012

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Comedian, Writer & Activist Sampson McCormick talks about why he started in comedy, his first appearance at church, how he got on an episode of "Payday" on Viceland, how being "One of the 12 Queer Comics That Every One Must Know" is not fake news, his film "A Tough Act To Follow" and we go in-depth about the school-to-prison pipeline which is a cause near and dear to his heart.  We also find out how smart an African-American Comedic Activist is by asking questions about Black History Month.  We played "Innocent" from Hip Hop and R&B Artist DecadeZ (featuring Too Short).  In Pitches Get Riches, we try and help Jon Mancinetti, and his rescue dog Smokey, raise money for his short film "Loss and Found" Kickstarter which is all about how rescuing dogs is now his passion.
 
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- "A Tough Act To Follow" Documentary Film - http://bit.ly/2lHdeUT
 
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