Splitsider

Posts tagged as Professor Blastoff

This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Maria Bamford Bonds with 'Tom Leykis', Paul F. Tompkins Analyzes Bond, 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.

Comedy Bang Bang - Maria Bamford, James Adomian

ROGER: James Adomian and his interpretation of [...]

Tig Notaro is All Over the Place in This Week's Podcasts

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.

BRADFORD: A Bit of Chat with Ken Plume #200 – Andy [...]

This Week in Comedy Podcasts

Last week the AV Club asked, “Are we nearing comedy podcast overload?” To which the writer not surprisingly asserted we were. I both entirely agree and totally disagree. Sure, there are more well-produced comedy podcasts than one would ever have imagined. The fact that there are many sustainable podcast networks (Earwolf, Nerdist, ACE, etc.) is particularly astounding. There is no shortage of good podcasts but there is a shortage of great podcasts. Just like television or movies or whatever, there is plenty of worthy content out there but the amount that is transcendent is always lacking. The same podcast overabundance argument could have been made six months ago [...]

Watch the 100th Episode of Tig Notaro's Podcast 'Professor Blastoff'

Professor Blastoff, a show in which three comedians discuss science, philosphy, and metaphysics, celebrated a podcasting milestone last week: a 100th episode. For the special installment, hosts Tig Notaro, Kyle Dunnigan, and David Huntsberger, did their first ever live video episode, which you can watch in its entirety above. Now, you finally know what Professor Blastoff looks like.

Tig Notaro's Acclaimed Largo Stand-up Set Is Now Available on Louis C.K.'s Website

Comedian Tig Notaro received a great deal of praise from the comedy community in August for a performance at the Los Angeles venue Largo in which she announced she had breast cancer and spoke honestly about the news (and some other personal hardships) in a hilarious, insightful, and heartfelt set. The set was recorded by the venue's owner (who records most performances there), and Louis C.K. just released it today on his website for $5. It's well worth the price to hear this noteworthy performance, in which Notaro gives a tragic, funny, and moving account of her diagnosis, her mother's tragic death, breaking up with her girlfriend, [...]

This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Michael Keaton, Aziz Ansari, Janeane Garofalo, Judd Apatow

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. 

Professor Blastoff #86 – Janeane Garofalo

SAMANTHA: What’s better than a good [...]

Tig Notaro Is All Better

"I am a very, very excited person that gets to say that I do not have cancer, as far as I know."

- Tig Notaro, on the latest episode of her podcast Professor Blastoff. The album recording of her remarkable Largo set where she announced her diagnosis will be released for $5 on Louis C.K.'s website tomorrow.