The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We're here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of podcast enthusiasts and specialists and especially enthusiastic people will pick their favorites. Also, we'll keep you posted on the offerings from our very own podcast network. We hope to have your ears permanently plugged with the best in aural comedy.
Comedy Bang Bang #191- 2012 Holiday Spectacular
LINDSEY: All I wanted for Christmas this [...]
The Comedy Awards aired last weekend and with that came the announcement of the winner of Best Comedy Podcast. The nominees were WTF, How Was Your Week, Comedy Bang! Bang!, Sklarbro Country, The Nerdist – a hell of a list, if I ever seen one (and, trust me, I've seen lists). You know your art form has really made it, when a 2-year-old award show tapes someone on the red carpet reading the winner to be posted online. Making it even better is when that red carpet someone uses half of his time to belittle the whole thing (thx Col Q). And who picked those clips? Marc Maron [...]
Another week, another iPod completely stocked with audio jewels and gems from some of the best comic talent around. Well done, everybody! Long live the comedy podcasting bubble, and may it never even hinge on bursting! But which comedy podcasts will you listen to this weekend—all of them? Preposterous! Who has that kind of time, inclination, or lack of other available options? (Keep in mind the hurricane was last weekend.) Thankfully we’ve done the hard, grueling work already, scouring through most of the crop for you, and selecting only the juiciest offerings to put in your ears. These are the best comedy podcasts of the week: