The Kira Soltanovich Show

The Kira Soltanovich Show

United Kingdom

The Kira Soltanovich Show is a weekly podcast about being a professional comedian as well as a parent. Each week, Kira interviews another professional comedian and discovers how they individually raise their own children.


Ep 179 - Ro DelleGrazie & Caroline Fogarty Return  

Previous guests Ro Dellegrazie (Ep 163) and Caroline Fogarty (Ep 136) check in to tell us what's new in recent motherhood (Ro - 2 months, Caroline - 14 months). From Ro's struggles with breastfeeding and Caroline's post-pardem, lots are learned. And there is laughter as well. We're a podcast, not a textbook! Enjoy our chats!

Ep 178 - Vance Sanders  

Vance is a comic and a dad. He used to book shows in Los Angeles at the Westwood Brewco that spawned alternative comedy. He has 2 teenagers and his stories frighten Kira, as though she's looking into her kids' future. But it will all work out, right? Right...? Enjoy our chat! @vancesanders

Cindy Burns  

In Loving Memory of Cindy Burns, we are re-releasing her Episode 104 from March 17, 2015. 

Ep177 - Jay Mohr  

Jay is a comic, an actor, a radio host, a podcaster, and a dad. He has a podcast called Mohr Stories that you should check out. We discuss intuition, wants, needs, our kids, and our childhoods. This one gets heavy but then Big Momma Gotitall shows up and has everyone laughing. Enjoy our chat!

Ep176 - Auggie Smith  

Auggie Smith is a comic and a dad. We discuss the prom, life priorities, bad metaphors, his parents, and getting your kid to pee. It's all over the place but it's all sorts of funny. Enjoy our chat!

Ep175 - Bobbie Oliver  

Bobbie is a comic, a teacher, and an adoptive parent. She opens up about her childhood of mental illness and abuse, her struggle to gain her own life, and taking in her sister's children. She has an inspiring story that gets dark, be warned, but there is plenty of humor, and ultimately redemption. Enjoy our chat!

Ep174 - Dan Gabriel  

Dan is a comic and a dad. Dan is also from the bay area so there's some talk about that as well as how to talk about Santa with your kids, how to talk about sex in the porn age, and if you listen to the end, you'll hear Dan reveal his real last name... Intrigued? You should be. Enjoy our chat!

Ep173 - Shanie Evans  

Shanie is an actress, a singer, a life coach, and a foster parent. She also grew up in the foster system and was even homeless for a bit. She has so much positive energy, you will love her. Enjoy our chat!

Ep172 - Patrick Ney  

Patrick is a comedian, a sommelier, and a dad. Our first sommelier! We obviously talk about wine but also The Comedy Store, redheads, Presidents, and being from a big family. Enjoy our chat!

Ep171 - Karen Rontowski  

Karen Rontowski is a comic, Tarot reader, Reiki healer, ghost hunter, and not a parent. Wait, come back! She does have a dog with a job though. Wait, come back! This is an excellent chat that includes tarot readings (for engineer Aaron as well as Kira), ghost stories, and Kira reveals her psychic abilities. It's all fun and fascinating. Enjoy!

Ep170 - Alec Mapa  

Alec is a comic, an actor, and a dad. He grew up in the same neighborhood of San Francisco as Kira so be prepared for lots of reminiscing. Alec also talks about growing up, coming out, and adopting a child. Enjoy our chat!

Ep169 - Chris Pleasant  

Chris is a comic, an actor and a dad. He may also be the best dressed guest ever. He tells Kira about the struggles of being a man raising a daughter. Kira also tells a story about a creepy dude. Teach your daughters about creepy dudes and how to avoid them. Enjoy our chat! @pleasantfields

Ep168 - Lisa Arch  

Lisa is a comedian, an actress, and a mom. She was a cast member on MadTV and on Dinner And A Movie. We discuss parenting boys and finding ways to avoid being sarcastic with our kids. Enjoy our chat!

Ep167 - Ty Barnett Returns  

Ty is an actor, a comic, and a dad. He returns to the show to talk about raising teenagers, teaching respect, and discipline. Enjoy our chat! @tbarnett23

Ep166 - Greg Fitzsimmons Returns  

Greg is a comic, podcaster, writer, and a dad. He hosts the popular podcast Fitzdog Radio. He returns to the show to talk about underwear, circumcision, his own parents, and discipline. Enjoy our chat!

Ep165 - Joan Fagan  

Joan is an actress, a comedian, a producer, and a mom. She performs and books a show called 3 Blonde Moms. Her daughter is 15 so the challenges are different from our recent string of expecting moms. Babies don't wear makeup! Or do they? Find out by listening.

Ep 164 - Claudia Maittlen-Harris  

Claudia is a comedian, actress, writer, and soon to be mom. She is the second guest in a row that's expecting. We talk about what to expect, really, and about needing more women behind the scenes in Hollywood. Enjoy our chat!

Ep163 - Ro Dellegrazie  

Ro is a comedian, actress, writer, and soon to be mom. She is due in October and Kira gives her plenty of advice about what to expect. You could also learn a thing or two. Enjoy our chat.

Ep162 - Kym Whitley  

Kym is an actress, producer, comedian, and a mom. You've seen her in Next Friday, Fun With Dick And Jane, and We Bought A Zoo. She currently has a show called Kymplicated and Raising Whitley on OWN. She has a very unique story about becoming a mom. Do not miss it.

Ep161 - Geoff Keith  

Geoff Keith is a comic, an actor, and a new dad. He's so new, we barely talk about kids. He tells an amazing story about working a bat mitzvah and we talk a lot about comedy. Enjoy our chat!

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