Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast

Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast

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Comedy Bang Bang is a high-spirited get-together between host Scott Aukerman (“Mr. Show”, Producer of “Between Two Ferns”) and his funny friends! You can expect conversation, music, improv, games, and most importantly plugs.

Episodes

466 Brendon Walsh, Randy Liedtke, Lauren Lapkus  

Comedians Brendon Walsh and Randy Liedtke of The Bone Zone join Scott this week to talk about clapping song parodies, how Brendon got pranked on the set of Conan, and some of Brendon’s pranks over the years. Then, our old friend Traci Reardon returns to tell us about her New Year resolutions and to announce the very big prize she won. Plus, Rene Faberge stops by to spill some celebrity gossip.This episode is brought to you by Jeff and Some Aliens on Comedy Central and Legal Zoom (www.legalzoom.com code: BANGBANG).

465 Matt Besser, Jessica McKenna, Gil Ozeri  

Matt Besser of improv4humans and one of the original UCB 4 joins Scott this week to talk about his off-air relationship with Scott, the new season of The UCB Show, and retiring Bjork. Then, park ranger Margery Kershaw of Pinnacles National Park stops by to warn us about a dangerous bee situation. Later, TV and radio commentator Joe “Pinions” Rudolph arrives to say what everyone else is afraid to say about pockets, Easter, and politics.This episode is brought to you by Jeff and Some Aliens on Comedy Central, Blue Apron ( www.blueapron.com/CBB ), and Lost in London Live ( www.fathomevents.com ).

464 Ben Schwartz, Horatio Sanz  

Happy New Year! Ben Schwartz & Horatio Sanz aka the New Year Bros. are back! Ben, Horatio, and Scott meet Gringo Starr, make songs a little more sexy, and share their New Year’s resolutions. Then, author Shelly Driftwood returns to tell us about his past hanging with porn stars, his recent break-up, and getting into the music industry. Plus, a brand new Closing Up the Plugs Bag theme!This episode is brought to you by Squarespace ( www.squarespace.com code: BANGBANG), Stamps.com ( www.stamps.com code: BANGBANG), and Black Tux ( www.blacktux.com/bangbang ).

Best of 2016 Pt. 4  

Finally, the conclusion of the Best of Comedy Bang! Bang! 2016 countdown with special co-host Paul F. Tompkins is here with your Top 3 episodes of the entire year and your number 1 on the Best of CBB Live 2016. Thanks for listening and Happy New Year!This episode is brought to you by Thursday Boots ( www.thursdayboots.com/bangbang ).

Best of 2016 Pt. 3  

Scott and Paul F. Tompkins continue counting down The Best of Comedy Bang! Bang! 2016 episodes as they go through numbers seven through four on the count down as well as number two on the Best CBB Live episode of 2016 as voted by YOU. You’re welcome!This episode is brought to you by Squarespace ( www.squarespace.com code: BANGBANG), Blue Apron ( www.blueapron.com/CBB ), and Leesa.com ( www.leesa.com/BANGBANG ).

Best of 2016 Pt. 2  

The Best of Comedy Bang! Bang! 2016 count down continues as Scott and Paul F. Tompkins go through numbers eleven through eight on the count down as well as number three on the Best CBB Live episodes of 2016 as voted by YOU. Plus, a special Christmas surprise for all you precious listeners!This episode is brought to you by HUAWEI (www.huawei.fit/comedybangbang) and Leesa.com (www.leesa.com/BANGBANG).

Best of 2016 Pt. 1  

Another year, another special Comedy Bang! Bang! Best of Countdown with Scott and Paul F. Tompkins. Scott and PFT countdown numbers fifteen through twelve of the Best CBB episodes of 2016 and number four of the Best CBB Live episodes of 2016 as voted by YOU listeners. Stay tuned for Pt. 2!This episode is brought to you by Huawei ( www.huawei.fit/comedybangbang ) and Leesa.com ( www.leesa.com/bangbang ).

463 Xmas: Jason Mantzoukas, Jon Gabrus, Mike Hanford, Paul F. Tompkins, Tawny Newsome, Tim Baltz, Neil Campbell, Rhea Butcher, Will Hines, Ryan Gaul, Jeremy Rowley, Drew Tarver, James Adomian, Zeke Nicholson, Brendon Small  

Scott is having the holiday blues and has some old friends and new friends join him to cheer him up on this year’s Holiday episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! Expect appearances by future CBB host Jason Mantzoukas, intern Gino Lambardo, John Lennon of The Beatles, The Smooth Criminal, The Time Keeper, Gary Urbansky and his brother Ron, Frosty the Snowman and many more. Eggnog Man.This episode is brought to you by Foot Cardigan ( www.footcardigan.com code: COMEDY), Dollar Shave Club ( www.dollarshaveclub.com/BANGBANG ), Leesa.com ( www.leesa.com/BANGBANG ), Soothe ( www.soothe.com code: CBB), and Omaha Steaks ( www.omahasteaks.com code: BANG).

462 Nick Thune, Moshe Kasher, Lauren Lapkus  

Professional comedians Nick Thune (Good Guy) and Moshe Kasher (Hound Tall Discussion Series) join Scott to chat about the first time they’ve met, crazy neighbors, and to meet the Dell Dude. Then, the World’s 1st Female breakdancer Wendy Quote The Worm Endquote Widelman stops by to tell us how she accidentally became a breakdancer and to show off some of her moves. The rest is herstory.This episode is brought to you by Squarespace ( www.squarespace.com code: BANGBANG) and Stamps.com (code: BANGBANG).

461 Adal Rifai, Arnie Niekamp, Matt Young  

Straight from The Magic Tavern come Adal Rifai, Arnie Niekamp, and Matt Young to interrupt Scott's one man program. Rollicking adventures ensue when the gang gets trapped in the Earwolf studio. They find out whose father is a ghost, play "Honesty or Challenge," and try to undo the curse that may keep them locked away for all time. This episode is sponsored by Foot Cardigan, Soothe, and HBO's Pete Holmes: Faces and Sounds.

460 Weird Al Yankovic, Ryan Gaul, Jeremy Rowley, Drew Tarver  

Feliz Novi-Doggie! Musical legend and CBB TV band leader “Weird Al” Yankovic joins Scott to share his thoughts on the series finale of Comedy Bang! Bang!, the possibility of retiring from public life, and a potential all accordion album. Then, Detective James P. Garetty of the Boston homicide department stops by to ask Scott a couple of questions as part of his investigation. Later, local celebrity Kole Kringle arrives to tell us about the different ways he is the opposite of his brother Kris. Finally, we get some much needed fashion tips from fashion designer David!This episode is brought to you by Squarespace, Leesa.com, and Omaha Steaks.Vote for the Best of CBB Live 2016 here:  http://poll.fm/5pkz5 Vote for the Best of CBB 2016 here:  http://poll.fm/5pjur

459 Maria Thayer, James Adomian, Tawny Newsome  

Novi-Doggie is upon us and it’s the time of year where we are thankful for everything in our lives. We are thankful that actress Maria Thayer of truTV’s Those Who Can’t and Strangers with Candy fame is here to honestly answer Scott’s questions about her personal life. We are thankful that our old friend and world famous actor Paul Giamatti has returned to the show to let us know the real way he was offered the show Billions. We are thankful for small business owner Gary Urbansky to come visit us by the way of Chicago to tell us all about his hair business. We are thankful for all you listeners. Happy Thanksgiving!This episode is brought to you by TBS' Search Party, Mack Weldon, Blue Apron, and HUAWEI.

458 Ben Schwartz  

Welcome to the Solo Bolo Cuatrolo in the Holo! The indominable Ben Schwartz returns for a frothy early morning SOLO BOLO.  He and Scott chat about childhood gymnastics, ghost buttholes, and getting midnight grabbed by an alien. Then they play the Olympic Song Challenge in order to set some rules to their never-ending parade of delicious harmonies.This episode is sponsored by Original Grain.  

457 Michael Showalter, Paul Brittain, Jeremy Rowley  

Legendary comedian/writer/actor Michael Showalter of The State, Wet Hot American Summer and the new TBS series Search Party joins Scott to chat about the great sketch shows of the 90s, the mystery in the new TBS series Search Party, and tips for becoming successful. Then, seismologist Dr. Brian Blouse stops by to tell us what everyone should have in their earthquake preparedness kit. Finally, crime scene expert Mark arrives to let us into his interesting world.This episode is brought to you TBS’ Search Party, Warby Parker, and Stamps.com.

456 Jason Mantzoukas, Paul F. Tompkins  

Jason “Hey Nongman” Mantzoukas is reunited with Scott and it feels so good! They chat about getting older, real acting, and whether subways should have bathrooms. Then, Cal Solomon, an original founding member of the seminal rap group The Sugarhill Gang arrives to perform the much anticipated pizza rap. It will be known as a truly historic moment in CBB history!This episode is brought to you by Squarespace, Black Tux, and Blue Apron.

455 Bob Odenkirk, Tim Kalpakis, Dave Ferguson, Mike Hanford, Rhea Butcher, Eban Schletter  

Every 3 or 4 years or so, Scott’s old political parody singing group will get back together for a reunion. Rhea Butcher of Seeso’s Take My Wife joins Scott as today’s co-host as they welcome back Bob, Tim, Dave, Mike, and Eban on the keys for the powerful return of The Washington Monugents. Expect some good ol’ classics, new instant classics, and everything in between that will poke fun at Washington, D.C. in ways that everyone can appreciate.This episode is brought to you by Leesa.com, and Original Grain.

454 Halloween, Jon Daly, Allan McLeod, Paul Rust, Nick Wiger, Caroline Anderson  

Oh no! Scott has been tricked again on his way to the Earwolf Studios and instead has arrived to the Werewolf Studios deep inside Suicide House on 1122 Boogie Woogie Avenue. The ghoulish Beuford le Barron welcomes Scott alone this time around as his brother Messmore is no longer dead. As Scott hears the cries of others residing dark in the shadows of the Suicide House he encounters familiar faces of Halloween past such as Ghost Boy, Dr. Traygo, and Leo Carpazzi & his granddaughter Scaroline. It’s time to face your fear and enter yet another Comedy Fang! Fang! complete with a special Hallowscream Freestyle Rap Contest!This episode is brought to you by Seeso, Black Tux, Dollar Shave Club, and Jack Threads.

453 Johnny Pemberton, Eden Sher, Londale Theus Jr.  

The titular Johnny Pemberton of FOX’s Son of Zorn and the titular middle child Eden Sher of ABC’s The Middle join the CBB First Timers Club! They join Scott for some Seinfeld trivia, Disney history, and to do elevator pitches for Eden’s new book “The Emotionary” and Johnny’s He-Man inspired show Son of Zorn. Then, showbiz driver Dicker Troy stops by to tell us what it’s like to work as a driver for big celebs. Later, Reverend T.P. Stain arrives to share the gospel on why juicing is the most important thing you can do to better your life. Plus, it’s the return of Would You Rather!This episode is brought to you by Quip Toothbrush and Sees.

452 Weird Al Yankovic, Claudia O'Doherty, Jessica McKenna  

Multi-platinum recording artist “Weird Al” Yankovic joins Scott and contest winner Claudia O’Doherty to talk about his achievement of completing his most recent tour, getting texts from Jesus, and the final 10 episodes of CBBTV. Later, a little 8-year-old girl by the name of Beth returns riding into the studio on her power wheels to ask everyone about their ideal Halloween costume. This episode is brought to you by Black Tux and Stamps.com.

451 Ben Roy, Andrew Orvedahl, Lauren Lapkus, Brendon Small  

Ben Roy and Andrew Orvedahl of the comedy troupe The Grawlix and truTV’s Those Who Can’t join the CBB First Timers Club! They join Scott and world record holder for most wishes Frank Dorito to chat about wishes, smoking on planes, and favorite films. Later, our good friends Victor and Tiny are back to tell us about their relaxing time at the happiest place on Earth. Your wish for a classic episode in the making has been granted!This episode is brought to you by Thursday Boot Company, Jack Threads, Blue Apron, and Legal Zoom.

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