Matt and Andrew talk to comedian Jourdain Fisher about how he crushed on the Tonight Show earlier this month, what led to him getting booked on the show, the opening joke he had to cut, what he replaced it with, the pain-staking process of putting together his outfit for the performance, and every minute of the most nerve-wracking day of his career. Plus juicing, living in Brooklyn and dating someone in Harlem, and growing up in a family that runs a funeral home.
From the vault, Matt and Andrew talk to comedian & writer, Nimesh Patel (SNL Weekend Update, 88th Academy Awards) about transitioning from a career in finance to a career in comedy, getting discovered by Chris Rock in a biker bar, writing on the Oscars and SNL, and emulating Kobe Bryant's sleep schedule.
Matt and Andrew talk to Ryan Ling (CEO, Birdbrain Productions, creator of Guy Code and Girl Code) about creating the Code show universe, how he started his career embedded in Hulk Hogan's house, running his own production company, why he starts every morning by meditating and journaling, and launching one of the hottest stand up showcases in NYC, the Bird Brain comedy shows.
From the vault, Matt and Andrew talk to Mike Lawrence (stand-up and writer for Inside Amy Schumer) about working at LaGuardia Airport, the challenges of waking up before noon, and why podcasts are the new open mikes.
Matt and Andrew talk to comedian and writer, Dan St. Germain (The Break with Michelle Wolf, Superior Donuts, his album, "No Real Winners Here" available on iTunes now) about his play writing past, roasting professional wrestlers, 12-step programs, the last minute joke he added to his Conan set, and how he found out the show he was most recently writing for got cancelled.
Matt and Andrew talk to comedy writer and performer, Julia Young (Wild n' Out, Joking Off, author, "Please Don't Grab my Pussy" on bookshelves in October) about Tori Spelling, celebrity baby names, watching horrifying Netflix documentaries on dates, potting plants, and how she went from comedy writer to on-air talent twice.
Matt and Andrew talk to writer/comedian/actor Casey Jost (Impractical Jokers, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon) about ear wax, electric skateboarding, Staten Island, Weezer, and why it’s not a good idea to do improv at a rapper’s birthday party.
From the vault, Matt and Andrew talk to comedian Sam Morril about getting roofied in college, opening for Bill Burr early in his career, dealing with a herniated disc, and the horror watching Kristaps Porzingis tear his ACL. Check out his special "Positive Influence" out 9/14 on Comedy Central.
From the vault, Matt and Andrew talk to Adam Lowitt about producing The Daily Show, going through hair and make-up as a bald man, and trying to get an Uber in Rochester.
From the vault, Matt and Andrew talk to actor, Michael Torpey (Orange is the New Black, Veep) about Julia Louis-Dreyfus' rare genius, working with Michael Jordan's Hitler mustache, the benefits of overnight oats, making the new season of OITNB, and why you should wake up and say YES!
Matt and Andrew talk to Jake Plunkett (Producer/Segment Director, Late Show with Stephen Colbert) about growing up in New Jersey (and not Staten Island), the time Regis Philbin tried to have him removed from a wrap party, producing Triumph the Insult Comic Dog on the Republican and Democratic National Convention floors, and how his mom, Bootsie became the Late Show's break out political correspondent.
Matt and Andrew talk to comedian Dan Black (host of The Comedians of Wrestling podcast) about how Wrestlemania is the Rosh Hashanah of the wrestling calendar, playing one-on-one against Karl Anthony Towns and the art of making phantom plans.
From the vault, Matt and Andrew talk to Amber Ruffin about the nomadic life of an improviser, where to get a great Philly cheesesteak in Chicago, and just "driving down."
Matt and Andrew talk to Josh Comers (stand-up comedian and writer for Conan, the Tonight Show and 6 Comedy Central roasts) about working with Dennis Rodman on the Bruce Willis roast, how Twitter has changed in the age of Trump, what happens when a roaster goes off script, and who his dream roastee is.
Matt and Andrew talk to Michael Levin (writer, NBC's Trial & Error; NYTF Winner Best Writer, Alive in Denver, co-host The Rights to Ricky Sanchez podcast) about the time a bloody Richard Dreyfuss stole his wallet, getting fired by accident, how to navigate NBA Summer League in Vegas, and if the 2001 Iverson Sixers could hang with the 2018 Warriors.
Matt and Andrew talk to Allison Yarrow (journalist, speaker, and author of 90s Bitch - available on bookshelves and Amazon now) about the bitchification of women in the 90s, the not-so-hidden sexism on Beverly Hills 90210, practicing her signature for book signings, and how we all got it wrong with Lorena Bobbitt.
Matt and Andrew talk to Phil Rosenthal (creator of Everybody Loves Raymond & star of Somebody Feed Phil) about the secret to Everybody Loves Raymond’s longevity, finding the world’s best Pad Thai on a boat, his legendary movie nights at his house, Anthony Bourdain’s influence on his career, and how to turn your vacation into your vocation.
From the vault, Matt and Andrew talk to Erin Gloria Ryan (Crooked Media) about her grammar pet peeves, ordering lunch to your desk, and the wonders of the Minnesota State Fair.
From the vault, Matt and Andrew talk to Todd Barry (legendary comedian and host of the Todd Barry Podcast) about keeping Keith Richards-esque hours, touring in almost all 50 states, and the hidden dangers of ordering room service veggie burgers with Sarah Silverman.
Matt and Andrew talk to comedian Mark Normand (One-Hour Comedy Central Special “Don’t Be Yourself”) about life as a janitor, his controversial appearance on Andrew’s morning show, what activities do and do not require a shower, and why you should always open with a lie.
Matt and Andrew talk to comedian Farah Brook about what it’s like to work on a trading floor, why she got kicked out of summer camp, how to go viral without even trying, and why you should always reply “Yes” to Facebook event invites.
Matt and Andrew talk to comedian Gibran Saleem about his love of bagels, the weightlifting injury that led him to comedy, auditioning for Blue's Clues, and his very mysterious method of blowing people off.
From the vault, Matt and Andrew talk to Michelle Collins (co-host of The View) about how to score free Pez, what's in Whoopi's mug, and whether it's okay to cancel plans to watch Jeopardy.
Matt and Andrew talk to magazine writer, podcaster and co-author of Sneakers the book, Howie Kahn about fatherhood at 40, telling stories through food, his humble beginnings working the morning shift at Zingerman's Deli in Ann Arbor, his sneaker collection, and everybody shares their Madeleine Moments!
From the vault, Matt and Andrew talk to writer/comedian Neal Brennan (Chappelle's Show) about the process of putting on a one-man show, how he wakes up in the morning, free socks, and the very recent and very painful time he blew somebody off.