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A comedy podcast to help better understand humanity and also to make fart jokes.

Ari Shaffir's Skeptic Tank Ari Shaffir

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A comedy podcast to help better understand humanity and also to make fart jokes.

    #379: Aloha Oe Vey (@ChinoBrah)

    #379: Aloha Oe Vey (@ChinoBrah)

    Chino LaForge met me before one of our shows to tell me about the history of the country of Hawaii. I think it ain't even really part of America. Honestly. I know it is, but I don't agree. Chino broke down all the history and then we moved on to what it's like there now. Really interested conversation.

    • 1 hr 45 min
    #378: Robert Kelly Live (an album commentary with @RobertKelly)

    #378: Robert Kelly Live (an album commentary with @RobertKelly)

    Roberty "Bobby" Kelly had me over to the YKWD studios to record an album commentary episode of Skeptic Tank on his first comedy album, Robert Kelly Live. On these episodes I break down a comic's (usually) first album and we discuss all the things that went into making all the jokes, recording the album, how their styles have changed, what inspired the bits, and all sorts of stuff from an academic point of view on comedy. 
    We did this to help promote Robert's set on season 2 of The Degenerates on Netflix. So make sure to open up Netflix and watch Bobby's set on there.
    My final dates for Ari Shaffir: Jew  are:
    Oahu - Jan 15
    Maui - Jan 17
    Kauai - Jan 19
    Portland - Jan 23
    Pittsburgh - Jan 25
    Charlotte - Jan 26
    New York - Feb 7 and 8
    Tickets are at http://www.arishaffir.com/tour

    • 4 hrs 11 min
    #377: Dog Day Afternoon (@Iapalucci)

    #377: Dog Day Afternoon (@Iapalucci)

    Adrienne Iapalucci came over to my hotel room in Spokane and we sat and talked about dogs for almost 2 hours. She's been a long time dog freak and so have I. And I just recently got my first dog ever so now I can finally join in the conversation from the point of view of an owner. Adrienne is hilarious and you gotta watch her Netflix set on season 2 of The Degenerates. She's also been opening for me for the last year or two so if you've ever wanted to know who that Dark Queen was that went on before me, now you know. 

    • 2 hrs 26 min
    #376: My 2019 Year in Review (a solocast)

    #376: My 2019 Year in Review (a solocast)

    2019 was a great year for me. They're all great years, to be honest. But 2019 was no different. Come along as I go over all my favorite podcasts, standup shows, travels, and details of another year where I'm lucky to be doing something I love. 

    • 1 hr 55 min
    #375: Kid With A Cow Heart (@JessicaKirson)

    #375: Kid With A Cow Heart (@JessicaKirson)

    Jessica Kirson met me at Gas Digital studios to tell me about what her daughter has been going through with heart surgeries. Her kid was born with major heart problems so she's been through multiple surgeries before she was 4 years old. So she's spent tons of times at Children's Hospital. It's crazy what Children's Hospital does for some of these kids. Jessica has seen it all while she's been there. Both with her own daughter and with other people's kids as well. 
    Make sure to watch her debut special on http://www.comedycentral.com that's out right now! She f*****g kills!
    The Music:
    I Hope You Dance - Lee Ann Womack
    Jessica - Rick Springfield
    Hospital Food - Eels
    I Will Survive - Cake

    • 2 hrs 34 min
    #374: Truth Be Told (@Jimmy_Dore)

    #374: Truth Be Told (@Jimmy_Dore)

    Jimmy Dore met me at All Things Comedy studios to explain to me exactly what a progressive is. I've found more and more that I relate to his views on politics more than most people. The distrust in journalism, the desire to get out of war, the feeling that the government is neither left nor right but rather serving the people or serving themselves. He's a passionate man and you can find lots of his stuff on youtube on The Jimmy Dore Show. By the way, this took me f*****g 4 days to edit and export in iMovie. I have GOT to get a producer to do this stuff for me. I just don't think anyone will get the music stuff down the way I'd like it done. But right now this is not worth the time I'm spending on it.
    Road Dates
    I will be off the road in December but in January I'm in:
    Spokane - January 2-4
    Hawaii - January 16-19 (tickets on sale next week
    Atlanta, Minneapolis, Pittsburgh, Charlotte, Maine (all on sale next week)
    New York - February 7-8 (the taping of my new standup special, Ari Shaffir: Jew)
    Tickets at http://arishaffir.com/tour
    The Music:
    For What It's Worth - Buffalo Springfield
    Stop The War - Edwin Starr
    We're Not Gonna Take It - Twisted Sister
    I Won't Back Down - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
    A Change Is Gonna Come - Sam Cooke

    • 2 hrs 50 min

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