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.


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!

Ep181 - Julia Lillis Cohen  

Julia is a comic, a Navy veteran, and mom. We talk about having multiple kids, our trip to Guantanamo Bay, scoliosis, and how hard it is to be a mom that does shows at night. Turn off your bird alarm and enjoy our chat!

Ep180 - Maeria Paez  

Maeria is a comic, an actor, a voice actor, and a mom. She has a 3 year old son that she may or may not like. We talk about giving birth, childcare, and we get a Spanish lesson. See? You get to laugh and learn things! For free! Enjoy our chat.

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!

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