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Talking to Jason Mantzoukas About 'The League', Improv, and Playing Lovable Lunatics

Jason Mantzoukas is known for playing the crazy man, and he couldn’t be happier. The UCB-trained improviser, actor, and writer is most known for his over-the-top and likely psychopathic breakout character Rafi on FXX's The League, but he's also appeared as eccentric perfume magnate Dennis Feinstein on Parks and Rec and nuclear specialist and sidekick to Sacha Baron Cohen in The Dictator. Mantzoukas co-hosts the bad movie podcast How Did This Get Made? and has written for Childrens Hospital. Most recently, he co-wrote an episode of The League with Seth Rogen that polarized fans of the show when it chucked the main cast to focus almost entirely on otherwise secondary characters Rafi [...]

This Week in Podcasts: How Did 'Liz & Dick' Get Made?, the Comedy Bang Bang Nativity Pageant, and More

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. 

The Education of Tim Chang #3 - Seinfeld  SAMANTHA: "Tim [...]

First Episode of Paul Scheer's New Podcast "How Did This Get Made?" Now Available

Paul Scheer has a new podcast called "How Did This Get Made?," exploring the world of god-awful movies with cohosts June Raphael and Jason Mantzoukas. The very first episode just went live, so check it out, podcast geeks.

This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Donald Glover, Sarah Silverman, and 'Halloween III'

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.

Hollywood Handbook #3 – Our Close Friend Donald Glover

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This Week in Comedy Podcasts

It’s TV sweeps season, ya’ll. It’s the time when networks do their best to woo our eyeballs and earholes. What have you been watching? Nothing?! So, you are saying that you’ve completely abandoned all visual mediums for all podcasts all the time? High five! Here are our picks for this week’s notable TV substitutes.

This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Mulaney, Silverman, Jeselnik, and More Make It Weird

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.

You Made It Weird #167 – “Live from the Troubador Again” [...]

This Week in Comedy Podcasts

So you decided to pick “go to the gym” as your resolution for the fifth time in a row despite the fact that you failed to follow through every other year? Apparently, it takes about 365 days to forget how bad the music is at gyms. Now you spend your mornings all like, “Does Staind have a new album out? Is this Avenge Sevenfold covering Candlebox?” Is this Seether? Is that even a real band or did I make it up? Seether? Sither? Hinder? Heether? Seether?” or “Is this Ke$ha remixing a Ke$ha song? Who didn’t teach Avril Lavinge how to play trumpet and then made her play the [...]