No Joke Podcast

No Joke Podcast

United States

Each episode, comedians Billy Scafuri and Adam Lustick explore a single topic and discuss their past, current and future relationships with it.

Episodes

Episode 50: THE FIRST 50  

Billy and Adam take a look back at their favorite moments from the first fifty episodes. Stories, confessions and ghosts - it's all in this special recap show. Plus, music by Snakes!

Episode 49: SOCIAL MEDIA  

Social media is a dual edged sword. In this episode, we discuss the costs and benefits of living in an interconnected age and look back on Billy's brief modeling career. Plus, music by Snakes!

Episode 48: THANKSGIVING  

After discussing the recent events of the past week, Billy and Adam turn their attention to Thanksgiving. A time to get together, sit around the table and argue with your uncle about politics. Also in this episode - giant macaroni, shots of grape soda and music from A Tribe Called Quest!

Episode 47: BARACK OBAMA  

We celebrate President Barack Obama by looking back at the past eight years. Topics include his accomplishments, his legacy, his wife, his knowledge of the NBA and frankly, his swag. Plus, music by Chance the Rapper!

Episode 46: COLD  

Put on a sweater and get cozy. In this episode we discuss growing up in cold weather, moving to warm weather and then solve global warming. Plus, music by Justin Bieber!

Episode 45: CLOWNS (w/ Ahmed Bharoocha)  

We explore the history of clowning and where it all went wrong. In this episode, comedian Ahmed Bharoocha joins us to discuss the rise in clown-related crimes and ways to improve their image. Plus, music by Barbara Streisand!

Episode 44: EMPATHY  

Billy and Adam explore the virtues of empathy and how the world needs more of it. Is it taught? Are you born with it? And what steps can we take to make the world a more empathetic place? Plus, music by Snakes!

Episode 43: AUDITIONS (w/ Nicole Byer)  

MTV star, Nicole Byer, joins us to discuss the challenges of auditioning for commercials, television and film. In this episode, hear true tales of bombing in front of Melissa McCarthy, stumbling in front of Beyonce and being a black fairy in Romania. Auditioning... it's ain't easy.

Episode 42: PETS (w/ Faryn Einhorn)  

In this animal-friendly episode we discuss tinder for dogs, insanity from cat poop, Lassie's human lips and domesticated bobcats. Ya know... Pets!

Episode 41: RAP (w/ Mibbs)  

Mibbs, from rap group Pac Div, discusses the art form from a performer's point of view. In it, he explains an emcee's first steps, the challenges of sustaining a career and the need to reinvent. Plus, music off of Mibbs' new album, Killer of Sheep!

Episode 40: FOCUS RALLY (w/ Clayton Early)  

Adam and Clayton spent five weeks on a cross-country reality show. With cameras following their every move - they were bound to make some mistakes. And they did. In this episode, we discuss the challenges they faced, the tantrums they threw and if it was worth it. Plus, music by Peter Pan!

Episode 39: CEREMONIES  

Billy and Adam roll out the red carpet for this ceremonial episode. In it, they discuss Adam's bar mitzvah, the rise in barn-themed weddings and take a quick trip to Israel. Plus - music by Phish!

Episode 38: TURNING 30 (w/ Eliot Glazer)  

Eliot Glazer (Broad City, The New Girl) joins us to talk about the perks of turning thirty. Also - middle age vs. old age, how to sell a coffee table book and tales from Eliot and Ilana's childhood TV show. Plus - music from Haunting Renditions!

Episode 37: BACK TO SCHOOL  

Billy and Adam head back to the classroom to relive some of their favorite and most embarrassing memories. Plus - elementary school posters, middle school posers and music from Soul II Soul!

Episode 36: FANTASY FOOTBALL (w/ Chris Wendelken)  

The new host of the HeadGum Fantasy Football League talks about his upcoming show and the fantasy football experience. Topics include - the stress of a season, watching the waiver wire and other tips to help you come in fourth. Plus - music by The Chicago Bears!

Episode 35: SIBLINGS (w/ Amir Blumenfeld)  

Billy and Adam keep it in the family with HeadGum founder, Amir Blumenfeld. In this episode they discuss their brothers, sisters and ideal future siblings. Plus - Amir's first rap, bike riding disasters and music from Mellow Man Ace!

Episode 34: COLLABORATION (w/ Grace Helbig)  

Billy and Adam are joined by comedian and friend, Grace Helbig, to discuss the benefits of working as a team. Plus - tiny pole vaulting, smelly nicknames and a song by Eddie Murphy and Michael Jackson!

Episode 33: THEME PARKS (w/ Matt Gourley)  

This week's guest spent thirteen years working at theme parks. Now the host of popular podcasts, Pistol Shrimps Radio and Superego, Matt Gourley revisits his former career. Plus - our favorite stunt shows, least favorite roller coasters and how to get into a football game for free!

Episode 32: THE GREAT OUTDOORS  

Billy and Adam explore their surroundings from inside the HeadGum studio. Boat crashes, survival situations, camping tips and carabiners. If it's outside -- it's on this episode. Plus, music by The Tokens!

Episode 31: WRITING SKETCH COMEDY  

Billy and Adam have been writing sketch comedy for the past decade. In this episode, they share what they've learned. Pacing out a show, heightening a scene, finding your voice and much more. Plus, music by The Monkees!

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