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This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Paul F. Tompkins, John Oliver, 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.

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This Week in Comedy Podcasts

In response to a couple comments we got last week, we scoured the nation to find contributors to make our podcast crew more motley. And you know what, we nailed it. The hope is this column will grow to reflect the entire wacky wide world that is the American comedy podcast landscape. If you feel like we missed something, let us hear it — nearly as many people will read the comments as will the text. Was Bobbing for Johns with Jonathan Roberts your absolute fave this week? Let us/the world know. (Please don’t mention Bobbing for Johns this week, we feature it too often, also I made it [...]

Adam Carolla Sued for the Second Time in One Week

On Tuesday, we reported that wildly-popular podcaster Adam Carolla's company had been sued over a podcast patent dispute, and now, news come in that "The Ace-Man," as he prefers to be called, is adding another lawsuit to his plate. Carolla is being sued by former business partners Donny Misraje, Kathee Schneider-Misraje, and Sandy Ganz, who are claiming that Carolla broke their partnership agreement and failed to pay them for the work they invested in the business and rewards they deserved once said business became profitable. Donny Misraje is Carolla's ex-producer who convinced him to move to podcasting after his radio show was canceled in 2009. Misraje and [...]

Adam Carolla Breaks Guinness World Record For Podcast Downloads

As announced on Jimmy Kimmel Wednesday night, Adam Carolla won the Guinness World Record for most downloaded podcast of all eternity, stretching back to the Big Bang. The award was formerly held by The Ricky Gervais Show, written by Gervais, Steven Merchant and Karl Pilkington, suggesting that all of Carolla's achievements going forward are going to be hyper-focused on getting more use out of that Uncle Sam costume.

Adam Carolla's Company Sued Over Podcast Patent Dispute

A patent licensing company called Personal Audio LLC has issued lawsuits to Adam Carolla's ACE Broadcasting and HowStuffWorks.com, two of the biggest podcasting entities in the game, in a patent infringement case, 9to5Mac reports. The patent in question, which was issued last year, is for a "system for disseminating media content representing episodes in a serialized sequence," and the result of the lawsuit will certainly have a big impact on the booming podcast industry. Personal Audio has had success with these tech patent lawsuits in the past, winning $8 million from Apple in a 2011 case and entering licensing agreements with Sirius, Motorola, Samsung, Archos, Coby, RIM, and Amazon  after [...]