Greg is his garage in Venice with Mike Gibbons for today's podcast, which focuses on identity, character, and being pegged as a type. They bag on hipsters, and try to figure out producer Jordy Altman's type. Greg and Mike create a new game "Prophetic or Pathetic?" and also get to "Talk Your Way Out Of It" and "Overheards".
Greg also drops in a phoner from Margaret Cho about the recent Bristol Palin controversy.
Greg talks about his experience at Jimmy Kimmel Live, chatting with friends in the green room, having gas, and how his set on the show went. He also takes some time to discuss the Norm MacDonald / Sam Simon issue, and how Sam responded when Greg went to his housewarming party.
Norm MacDonald comes to Greg’s garage for possibly the funniest podcast in the history of mankind. Norm gives his thoughts on Oprah, he announces women are not throwing, and have never thrown themselves at him, and tells what happens when Allen King mouthed off to Don Rickles. Norm gives comedy lessons with the help of Steve Allen, Greg premieres the new game Talk Your Way Out of It, they play Liar's Poker, and they write a joke for Greg's Jimmy Kimmel Live appearance.
Greg sends in this podcast from Philly, where he talks to some of the folks where he is performing.
Greg and Mike welcome Nick Swardson to this weeks podcast where the guys compare their respective ping pong skill levels, Greg lightens the mood joking about Nick’s fathers death, and Nick shows off his Minnesota shaped jewelry. Nick throws out a hypothetical about a vagina, Greg gets called a honky by a white chick, they take your Overheards, and Nick describes losing a brand new Audi for two weeks.
Greg sends in this podcast from Seattle, where he checks in with some of the comedians, as well as checking in with a former guest of Fitzdog Radio.
Don't forget to check out Greg's new book, Dear Mrs. Fitzsimmons, available at amazon.com or your local bookstore.
Greg does the podcast from New York this week with comedian Brian Regan. Brian talks a little about his family life, and his very regimented work schedule. Greg and Brian are much more comfortable with self effacing stories compared with stories where that person is the hero, which leads to how "Overheards" was created. They talk about how quickly they'll judge a tv show that effort, time and money has been poured into, but stick with any porn almost instantly. They talk about dealing with comedy crowds, and trying to do one better than the crowd. Greg wraps up the podcast by announcing that his book, Dear Mrs. Fitzsimmons, is out.
Greg is rolling solo for this weeks podcast where he entices Americans not to vote, he name drops all the celebrities his kids got candy from, and he talks about the hecklers he encountered in West Palm Beach. Greg then goes over the scientific data behind his prejudices, he talks about the reaction his book received from his mother and therapist, he takes your Overheards and Half-A-Mans, and the audience is formally introduced to new producer Jordy.
Greg does a podcast from Palm Beach, Florida. He talks about the local attack ads politicians use in the area, and takes your Overheards. He also interviews comedian Mike Veccio.
Greg and Mike Gibbons welcome Rob Corddry to this week's podcast. Greg goes over the feud brewing between Mel Gibson and Zach Galifinakis, Rob goes over the list of people he would refuse to work with, and they talk about problems they have with bestiality. Greg tries out a new segment called Jokes Jay Leno is Afraid to Do, Rob explains how he got to the top, they take Matt Besser’s Half-A-Mans, and they play Liars Poker.
Greg chats with comedian Mike Birbiglia in this podcast.
Greg and Mike Gibbons welcome legend Sam Simon to this week’s podcast. Mike Gibbons opens the show with the daily news, they talk about Randy Quaid and is wife going crazy, and Sam talks about punching a guy at a poker table. Sam comments on the Howard Stern / Greg Fitzsimmons book forward controversy, the group agrees Steve Martin’s tweets are disappointing, they trade Norm MacDonald gambling stories, take your overheards, and Sam exposes online poker.
Greg and Mike Gibbons welcome Steven Weber on this week’s podcast. Greg reminds Steven that he was on Wings, Steven talks about being born in to show business Goodfellas style, and Mike explains why his American nanny who was born in Mexico isn’t allowed in the family pool. They take your Overheards, Mike is amazed by vegan dental floss, Greg wonders when his kids are going to call his bluff about life, and Mike talks about his future in solar energy after peaking in show business.
In an unprecedented display of AA list talent, I am joined in my garage/studio first by Natalie Maines of The Dixie Chicks, and then Zach Galifianakis (not via telephone this time). We sat in my studio, along with Mike Gibbons, for a very, very long time and discussed everything from fame, to race, to orange pubic hair. This is part two. Enjoy.
Greg is in Minneapolis, and starts off the podcast by talking about Greg Giraldo, how they both came up in the comedy world at the same time, what a great person he was, how well they got along, and how he dealt with the loss. He then plays clips from the last time Greg Giraldo was on the podcast.
He takes time to talk about Minneapolis, what a great city it is, Vikings jerseys, and his son's birthday. He also recaps his chat with Brad on the Adam Carolla Show, where he feels that he went too far in pushing him.
In an unprecedented display of AA list talent, I am joined in my garage/studio first by Natalie Maines of The Dixie Chicks, and then Zach Galifianakis (not via telephone this time). We sat in my studio, along with Mike Gibbons, for a very, very long time and discussed everything from fame, to race, to orange pubic hair. This is part one. Part two will be up in a week to allow for my “Live from Minneapolis” podcast this Saturday.
Enjoy it, and please leave a comment about it on iTunes!
Greg does a solo podcast, before he attends a big party. He talks about being recognized, recent Howard Stern stuff, and plays Half-a-Man.
Greg and Mike Gibbons chat with returning guest Mike O’Malley for this week’s podcast. Greg compliments Mike O’Malley on being able to play a great average drunken slob, who also gives a preview on the hot women guest staring on Glee this season, and they talk about Neal Patrick Harris’ shout out to Mike at the Emmys. Greg relives an audition horror story, Gibbons talks about the prospects of working with Norm MacDonald, and Greg has Mike O’Malley play Rank ‘Em.
Greg has Jillian Barberie Reynolds and regular Mike Gibbons on this week’s podcast where Greg compares first marriages to making pancakes, Mike and Greg guess what famous Latino woman Jillian had a threesome with, and Greg explains why it’s not creepy to take a bath with your kid. Mike talks about his first hand experience with early childhood compulsive masturbating, Jillian talks about role playing with a pistol. Greg wonders if Jillian pleasures herself to the thought of her ex-marine sniper husband subduing an intruder, and they play fan favorites Half-a-Man and Liar's Poker.
Greg and Mike Gibbons welcome comedian Jimmy Shubert to this week’s podcast. Greg tries to educate Cioffi about how to use a yoga class to get laid, Jimmy suggests going hiking to meet girls and everyone confuses it for a rape plot. Greg describes how horrible his kid’s soccer team is, he compares homeless people to seagulls, they take your overheards, play liars poker, and they all tell their best getting caught masterbating stories.
Greg talks about race with Mike Gibbons, plays fan favorites Overheard and Half-a-Man, and chats with his close pal turned recent superstar Zach Galifianakis, whom he used to pitch shows with. Listen in to see how those pitches went.
Greg has musician extraordinaire Kyle Gass swing by the podcast. Kyle Gass invents a new word that Greg loves, and tells a great story about being busted. Greg and Kyle break down the alternative comedy scene, Greg breaks out his awesome metaphor skills, and they play fan favorites Half-a-Man and Rank 'Em.
Greg welcomes Brian Posehn and Mike Gibbons to this weeks podcast where Greg wonders how such a giant nerd like Brian got an attractive wife, Brian gives his top five famous people he has smoked weed with, and Mike talks about how Snoop Dogg almost gave Bob Barker a contact high. Brian reveals his regrets of not using his Just Shoot Me fame to get sex, Greg explains why AA is a great place for a comedian to work on their material, Brian and Greg agree they both hate men who wear flip flops, and Mike Gibbons shares a letter sent home from his youth.