Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast

Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast

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Join host Scott Aukerman ("Comedy Bang! Bang!" on IFC, "Mr. Show") for a weekly podcast that blends conversation and character work from today's funniest comedians. While Scott begins by traditionally interviewing the celebrities, the open-door policy means an assortment of eccentric oddballs can pop by at any moment to chat, compete in games, and engage in comic revelry. With all that, and regular bonus episodes, we bet your favorite part will still be the plugs! Looking for the archives? All episodes older than 6 months can be found exclusively on Stitcher Premium, ad-free. Go to and use promo code EARWOLF for 1 month free (and $5 off the annual plan!)


508 Nathan Fielder, Betsy Sodaro, Will Hines  

Nathan Fielder of Nathan For You returns to join Scott to talk about vacations, not being able to cry on cue, and Neanderthals vs. Homo sapiens. Then, Cherry the C.H.U.D. comes to the surface to talk about trying to get on Food Network Star. Plus, horse trainer Bones McGrill stops by to give us tips on how to train horses.This episode is brought to you by Vice Principals on HBO, Legal Zoom ( code: BANGBANG), ZipRecruiter (, and ( code: BANGBANG).

507 Cameron Esposito, Rhea Butcher, Paul F. Tompkins, Tawny Newsome  

Comedians Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher of Put Your Hands Together and Take My Wife join Scott and Mike the Janitor to talk about their upcoming tour “Back to Back,” a man eating peanuts with the shell at a baseball game, and the time Chris Gaines swept the nation. Plus, small business owner Gary Urbansky returns to talk about his previous failed businesses and his new venture into the wine business.This episode is brought to you by Squarespace ( code: BANGBANG), Delta Airlines, and Draft Kings ( code; BANGBANG).

506 Chris Gethard, Mike Hanford, Madeline Walter  

Comedian Chris Gethard of Beautiful/Anonymous joins Scott and this week’s co-host John Lennon, formerly of The Beatles on Comedy Bang! Bang! They talk about Chris leaving his mark on movie sets, being given the role of Iron Man in Iron Man 3 and being cut out, and how much he gets paid for the new season of The Chris Gethard Show. Plus, television producer Pam Carton stops by to talk about her hit reality show “Hot Tub Diarrhea.”This episode is brought to you by Marc Maron: Too Real on Netflix, Black Tux (, Dr. Katz: The Audio Files ( and Stitch Fix (

505 David Wain, Dan Wilson, Jordan Black, Tim Baltz  

David Wain and musician Dan Wilson join Scott to talk about Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later which was co-created by David, Dan’s latest album “Re-Covered,” and the art of starting with titles to create songs. Then, political pundit Testarossa Manigault stops by to talk about politics as well as his encounters with ghosts. Later, Randy Snutz returns to tell us about his new job at an ampm/Chevron. Plus, Dan plays tracks off his latest album live in-studio!This episode is brought to you by Squarespace ( code: BANGBANG), ( code: BANGBANG), and (

504 Brett Gelman  

On a very special episode of Comedy Bang! Bang!, Scott is in conversation with actor and comedian Brett Gelman of iBrain, Twin Peaks, and Mad Men fame for the entire show. They put their past tensions aside as they discuss the themes and messages that reside in Brett’s new film “Lemon” which he co-wrote and stars in alongside a star-studded cast. Plus, Brett reads a hand-written letter addressed to him from his close friend Hillary Clinton.

503 Andy Richter, Alison Rich, John Gemberling  

Comedy superstar Andy Richter returns this week to talk about co-hosting Conan and to help fix everything about Comic-Con. Then, Denmark native Tina Danish arrives to map out her plan to achieve a Guinness World Record, and educator Patricia Primm makes a scheduled appearance to give etiquette tips and to perform some observational humor.This episode is brought to you by Legal Zoom ( and Blue Apron (

502 Joe Mande, James Adomian, Will Hines  

Comedian Joe Mande joins Scott to talk about his new special “Joe Mande’s Award-Winning Comedy Special” on Netflix, his social media stunt where be bought his followers, and the 2017 NBA Draft. Then, Jesse “The Mind, Body, and Soul” Ventura has been released from the plug bag to talk about his new show “Off the Grid.” Plus, Morpheus, The Dream Lord is back with an agenda to help fix Joe’s troubled dreams.This episode is brought to you by Squarespace ( code: BANGBANG), Black Tux, and ( code: BANGBANG).

501 Manchester Orchestra, Jessica McKenna, Zach Reino  

Robert McDowell and Andy Hull of the indie rock group Manchester Orchestra join Scott to play songs off their new album "A Black Mile To The Surface" on this week's musical episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! Photographer Sissy Montgomery stops by to share the best techniques for capturing a senior portrait. Then, statesman Lord Dingle arrives to discuss dealing with his subjects and the fight for global warming. Later, Sissy and Lord Dingle perform original compositions.This episode is sponsored by Black Tux (, Stitch Fix (, ( code: BANGBANG), and The Big Sick.

500 Nick Kroll, Jason Mantzoukas, Lauren Lapkus, Jon Gabrus, Paul F. Tompkins, Mary Holland  

Jason “Heynong Man” Mantzoukas, intern Gino Lambardo, El Chupacabra, and Scott’s nephew Todd are all here to celebrate the 500th episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! We’ll hear Todd’s signature “Oy Yoi Yoi” segment, what Chupacabra has been up to since we last heard from him, and Gino getting too deep undercover for the FBI. Later, Cal Solomon, founding member of The Sugarhill Gang stops by to read his screenplay he wrote based on his life story. Plus, we meet athlete Tommy Scuzz who tells us about getting kicked off of the baseball team for not playing by the rules.This episode is brought to you by ( code: BANGBANG), Rover ( and truTV’s I’m Sorry.

499 Kyle Mooney, Paul Rust, Neil Campbell, Fran Gillespie  

SNL’s Kyle Mooney joins Scott as well as Benny and Barrett Bachelor aka The Bachelor Brothers on this week’s Comedy Bang! Bang!, babe. They talk about Kyle’s new movie Brigsby Bear, The Bachelor Bros.’ new musical acts, and Kyle’s dream SNL cast. Then, young girl Rosie Jipps appears to tell us about her dreams of traveling the world and owning her own franchise with her mom. Plus, local high schooler Chris Fitzpatrick stops by to play a song he wrote for his summer school creative writing class. You don’t want to miss this episode, babe.This episode is brought to you by ZipRecruiter (, Squarespace ( code: BANGBANG), and Blue Apron (

498 Flula Borg, Jeremy Rowley, Brendon Small  

Comedian, musician, and YouTube star Flula Borg joins Scott and our old friend Ming to talk about rollercoaster football, his new special Flulanthropy, and growing up in Germany. Ming also has a very special segment in which he talks about 80s video games. Plus, voice teacher Willard “Willy” Mapleton pops on by to introduce everyone to legendary Boston comedian Captain Mustache and to play a portion of his failed pilot.This episode is brought to you by Dr. Katz: The Audio Files on Audible (

497 Kumail Nanjiani, Emily V. Gordon, Horatio Sanz, Eliza Skinner  

Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon join Scott to talk about their new film The Big Sick based on their real life experiences, Kumail’s secret, and the exciting day to day in making a movie. Then, airport dispatcher Cooper F. Worthington-Tompkins stops by to share some jokes and to raise awareness about something serious. Plus, composer Lindsey Cumdrop arrives to get us acquainted with and sing some of her amazing work.This episode is brought to you by The Big Sick, Legal Zoom ( code: BANGBANG), ( code: BANGBANG), and I’m Sorry on truTV.

496 Andrea Savage, Jon Gabrus, Will Hines, Holly Prazoff  

Wake up from your slumber and listen to actress Andrea Savage as she joins Scott and intern Gino to talk about her new TV show “I’m Sorry” on this week’s Comedy Bang! Bang! You’ll also hear Morpheus, The Dream Lord stop by to warn Scott about his recent troubling dreams. Plus, entrepreneur Mary Lisa joins everyone in the dream world to beta test a new meal delivery service.This episode is brought to you by Squarespace ( code: BANGBANG), ( code: BANGBANG) and Wag.

495 Jason Mantzoukas, Mary Holland, Tim Baltz  

Jason “Heynong Man” Mantzoukas is back to join Scott to talk about his new film The House, improvising alongside Amy Poehler and Will Ferrell, and horse rights. Then, senior class president nominee Jennifer Spot stops by to tell us about her platform and why we should vote for her. Plus, artist Jason Turley takes us through a couple of his adult coloring books that help beat the stress and heat.

494 Jon Hamm, Edgar Wright, Paul F. Tompkins, Jessica McKenna  

Jon Hamm and Edgar Wright join Scott to talk about their new film “Baby Driver,” Edgar’s first film “A Fistful of Fingers,” water, and musicals. Then, vigilante hero JW Stillwater returns to seek help from Scott, Jon, and Edgar with an issue of women being trapped in a room with no access to men. Plus, little girl Beth rides into the studio once again on her power wheels to talk about summer plans and her dad’s whereabouts.This episode is brought to you by Hulu Plus, Blue Apron (, GLOW on Netflix, and ( code: BANGBANG).

493 Nick Kroll, Anthony King, Seth Morris  

Good ol' Nick Kroll rejoins the program this week to tell everybody about his show "Oh, Hello on Broadway" and his new movie "The House." Then, drummer-by-trade Liberty DeVito shows off his sticks and shares insider info on Billy Joel, and disembodied head in a jar Josh Yadegar drops in to express concerns about his body being tossed out.This episode is sponsored by Squarespace ( code: BANGBANG).

492 Jessica St. Clair, Lennon Parham  

Intern Marissa Wompler and teacher/former sniper Charlotte Listler are back! They join Scott as they tell us about their misadventures involving tunnels, Aztec ruins, Paris, and “dashiki fever.” Womp Up The Jamz!!!This episode is brought to you by ZipRecruiter (, (code: BANGBANG), and Squarespace ( code: BANGBANG)

491 Rory Scovel, Mike Hanford, D'Arcy Carden  

Stand-up comedian Rory Scovel returns to join Scott to talk about his new Netflix special “Rory Scovel Tries Stand-Up for the First Time,” what exactly is funny, blindfolded babysitting, and the farthest he’s ever walked. Then, salesman Justin Hoffman stops by to talk about his time as a songwriter for Aladdin and his last failed business. Plus, educator Caroline BelindaCarlisle arrives to tell us about her time teaching preschool through an audition process.This episode is brought to you by Hulu Plus, I’m Dying Up Here on Showtime, Legal Zoom ( code: BANGBANG), and TJ Miller: Meticulously Ridiculous on HBO

490 Lucia Aniello, Paul W. Downs, Zeke Nicholson, Carl Tart, Lamar Woods  

Dads and grads season is here! Writers/directors Lucia Aniello and Paul W. Downs (Broad City) join Scott this week to talk about their new film Rough Night starring Scarlett Johansson, meeting each other in a UCB 101 class, and what’s next in their future. Then, artists Pants the Rapper and MC Sugar Butt drop by to tell us about their new album “Coma Pants.” Plus, entrepreneur Carl Coaster stops by to share his coaster ideas to get back into the roller coaster game.This episode is brought to you by Squarespace ( code: BANGBANG), ( code: BANGBANG), and I’m Dying Up Here on Showtime.

489 Kulap Vilaysack, Paul F. Tompkins, Tim Baltz, Dan Ahdoot, Mandell Maughan, Eugene Cordero, Tawny Newsome, Drew Tarver  

The cast and crew of Seeso’s Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ returns on this week’s Comedy Bang! Bang! Kulap Vilaysack, Paul F. Tompkins, Dan Ahdoot, Drew Tarver, Mandell Maughan, Eugene Cordero, Tawny Newsome, and Tim Baltz are in the studio ready to give listeners the elevator pitch of the show and talk about what to look for in the new season. Plus, Orph Bergentrack and The Bergentrack Family Familial Band stop by to sing some songs!This episode is brought to you by I’m Dying Up Here on Showtime, ( code: BANGBANG), Lyft (, and ZipRecruiter (

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