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.


Ep201 - Matt Bardocz Returns  

Matt is a director, an editor, and a dad. He directed Kira's special "You Did This To Me," which is still available for you to view. He brought a list of topics to discuss and we hit most of them, despite being interrupted my a call from the school nurse. Enjoy our chat!

Ep200 - Daddy Drinks  

For the 200th episode of the show as well as Father's Day this weekend, we are joined by 5/6 of the authors of the new book Daddy Drinks. French Stewart, Henry Dittman, Jacob Sidney, Padraic Duffy, and Michael Lanahan are all dads who had a text message thread through the trials and tribulations of early fatherhood and were able to compile it into a great book. They tell a fraction of the stories in the book but the podcast is also a fun hang, with riffing and joking all over. Enjoy our chat!

Daddy Drinks is available where you buy books!

Ep199 - Stephanie Escajeda Returns  

Stephanie is an actress, a comic, and a mom. We talk about childrens age-gaps, using proper anatomical terms, being a female comic, and troubled labor. We do talk extensively about sexual assault so be aware. Stephanie is forthcoming and funny. Enjoy our chat!

Ep198 - Nick Cobb Returns  

Nick Cobb is a comic and a dad. He was on an abbreviated Ep188 but we liked him so much, we brought him back for the full hour. We talk about career day, lock in roller stand up, studio teachers, and judging other parents. Enjoy our longer chat!

Ep197 - Tammy Pescatelli  

Tammy is a comic and mom. She has a stand up special called "Finding The Funny" on Netflix and iTunes. We talk about her marriage, motherless daughters, raising her son, and comedy of course. Enjoy our chat!

Ep196 - Jay Larson Returns  

Jay is a comic, an actor, a podcaster, and a dad. Jay is one of the hosts of The Crabfeast, a fellow All Things Comedy podcast. He's had a second child since we last spoke and he explains his very unique brand of parenting. Hold your aluminum bottle close and enjoy our chat!

Ep195 - Lahna Turner Returns  

Lahna is a comic, musician, podcaster, and a mom. She has a podcast called The Perfect 10. We talk about what's going on in her life, the pros and mostly cons of dating a comic, her video album Limeade, and being a single mom. Enjoy our chat! 

Ep194 - Murray Valeriano Returns Once Again  

Our old pal Murray (comic, writer, dad) is back to have a good time. We goof around a ton and talk a little parenting. Enjoy!

Ep193 - Joe Sib Returns  

Joe is a comic, a former punk singer, record label owner, podcaster, radio host, and a dad. He has a new EP coming out April 28, 2017 called "Nowhere Near The Top." He has amazing energy and positivity and you will love him, if you don't already. Enjoy our chat!

Ep192 - Leigh Koechner  

Leigh is a comic and a mother of 5. Five! Her house has its own zip code. We talk about the traumatic birth of her first child, surrogacy, dealing with behavioral problems, her own abusive childhood, living in Hollywood, and getting into stand up. This is a super-sized episode because Leigh has overcome some amazing obstacles. Enjoy our chat!

Ep191 - Peter Berman  

Peter is a comic, an actor, a pet store owner, and a dad. We talk about breaking up on Valentine's Day, working on Maron, losing a parent, George Carlin, and boys holding their junk. We cover A LOT of ground. He's super duper, and you'll understand what that means after listening. Enjoy our chat! 

Ep190 - Rick Stern  

Rick worked with Kira at The Tonight Show w/ Jay Leno and is a dad. He has a daughter who has special needs and he is raising money for UCPLA and the link is below. Don't worry there are plenty of laughs as always. Enjoy our chat! click Donate, click Gift in honor of "Ricky is 60"

Ep189 - Hugh Fink  

Hugh is a comic, a writer, a violinist, and a dad. He's written for SNL, Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, and more. We talk about being a nice person, dealing with threats, divorce, Parental Discretion, and Kira's sleep-boot! Enjoy our chat!

Ep188 - Nick Cobb  

Nick is is a comic, an actor, and a dad. He's relatively new to fatherhood and to L.A.. We talk about interesting jobs, insane neighbors, gynecologists, performing for cancer patients, blood clots, and med students. Enjoy our chat! 

Ep187 - Larry Dorf  

Larry is an actor, writer, an improvisor, and a dad. He has a show coming to TV Land called, Nobodies and you will also know his face from a million other things. We talk about public schools, puberty, and pinworms. Enjoy our chat!

Ep186 - Avery Pearson  

Avery is an actor, a comedian, a musician, and a new dad. We discuss his sleeping habits, his childhood, his health, Canters deli, and circumcision! All the things you want to hear about. Enjoy our chat!

Ep185 - Trenton Davis  

Trenton is a comic and a dad. He had easily the longest commute to the podcast ever. We talk about the hard work and literal drive it takes in show business, having a second child, and going after your dreams while having a day job. Enjoy our chat!

Ep184 - Suli McCullough Returns  

Suli is a comic, writer, producer, actor, and a dad. He produced the documentary "Dying Laughing" which comes out Feb. 24. We talk some sports, Gary Shandling, Dying Laughing, inspiring your kids, and taking your lumps in Hollywood. Go see Dying Laughing and enjoy our chat!

Ep183 - Jay Kogen  

Jay is a former comic, a writer, a producer, and a dad. He has won 4 Emmy's! We talk about dealing with an adolescent son, dealing with peanut allergies, and having a creative kid. Enjoy our chat!

Ep182 - Jay Washington  

Jay is a comic, an actor, a former pro wrestler, and a dad. He tells us about his wrestling career, growing up in a rough neighborhood in Chicago, raising a young girl with super powers, and being raised by a stern mom with an open mind. Enjoy our chat or we will put you in a headlock!

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