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
 
Find more about TPT at:
 
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Jul 10, 2017

Voice-over Actor Brooks Moore from How It’s Made on The Science Channel with music by Soul/Pop Artist Jordan Sleed - Ep. 0021

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Voice-over Actor Brooks Moore talks about:
- [6:06] how he got his start with "How It's Made" on The Science Channel
- [9:46] how he wasn't the only one to voice one of the greatest shows on TV
- [12:43] the process he goes through in recording each episode segment
- [15:26] if any of his recordings have even been rejected
- [18:47] what he thinks of my favorite segments Artificial Eyes, Robotic Arms & Anatomical Models
- [21:42] why he thinks each season of "How It's Made" is 13 episodes long
- [22:23] always being crafty and wanting to take things apart
- [23:30] his podcast called "How We Got Here" and when we'll be able to hear it
- [33:10] his production company and a documentary feature film they're working on
 
[26:55] Then we quiz Brooks to find out how well he remembers oddly named items from past episodes. I had no clue what they were.
 
[35:06] We also played the song "Drift Apart" from the Soul/Pop Artist Jordan Sleed.
 
[1:43] In Moments With Michael, you get to know the PodCast Of 1000s host Michael gets a gift from Brooks. The gift? "How It's Made: PodCast Of 1000s" episode.
 
Find more about Brooks Moore at:
- How It's Made - http://bit.ly/2ufBnTz
- Have an idea for How It's Made? - http://bit.ly/2uaEewQ
 
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Win 4 FREE tickets to any future show at the All Out Comedy Theater in Oakland, CA!
- Listen to Win - http://www.podcastof1000s.com/p/cast-party/
 
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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.
 
Find more about Phil Johnson at:
 
Find more about the "Betta Fish" Kickstarter at:

Cast Party Giveaway

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/
 
Find more about Katie Belle at:
 
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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Win 4 FREE tickets to Nick's Comedy Stop in Boston, MA on June 9th!
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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.
 
Find more about Sampson McCormick at:
- "A Tough Act To Follow" Documentary Film - http://bit.ly/2lHdeUT
 
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Jan 30, 2017

Comedian, Host & Musician Myq Kaplan interview with his very own Folk music - Ep. 0010

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Comedian & Musician Myq Kaplan talks about his experiences on America's Got Talent and Last Comic Standing, how he's done both the Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien and Conan, his time on Late Show with David Letterman and I talk about not liking Dave, then we talk about Late Night with Seth Meyers, Comedy Central Presents, Comedy CDs Vegan Mind Meld & Meat Robot, Netflix special Small Dork and Handsome, his Music CD Many Mini Musics and finally his Hang Out With Me Podcast.  We played "Music's Fun (To Play)" and "Calm" from Myq Kaplan's Many Mini Musics CD.  In Moments With Michael, you get to know the PodCast Of 1000s host Michael as he tells you his feelings about the passing of Mary Tyler Moore.
 
#PodCastOf1000sFamilyLive with:
- Myq Kaplan on 2/28/17 - https://www.facebook.com/PodCastOf1000s/videos/1120887261354172/
 
Find more about Myq Kaplan at:
- No Kidding CD - http://amzn.to/2k8RzSA
- Hang Out With Me Podcast - http://apple.co/2kLI7DY
 
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Aug 15, 2016

Comedian Josh Barnes interview with music by Reggae/Rock/Pop Artist Gabe Oliver - Ep. 0001

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Comedian Josh Barnes talks about his act, being black, his son's jokes and his weekly show.  We played "Deprived" by Reggae/Rock/Pop Artist Gabe Oliver.  In Moments With Michael, you get to know the PodCast Of 1000s host Michael as he discusses his favorite position.
 
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