42 episodes

The Pretender To Contender Podcast stars standup comedian Joe Matarese (from Americas Got Talent, Howard Stern, and 2 comedy Specials on Amazon Prime). Every week on the show he will be comedically discussing his life and career and how he went from pretender to contender as well as interview inspiring guests that did the same with their lives.

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    • Education
    • 4.3 • 12 Ratings

The Pretender To Contender Podcast stars standup comedian Joe Matarese (from Americas Got Talent, Howard Stern, and 2 comedy Specials on Amazon Prime). Every week on the show he will be comedically discussing his life and career and how he went from pretender to contender as well as interview inspiring guests that did the same with their lives.

    #42 Favorite Led Zeppelin Song And Why

    #42 Favorite Led Zeppelin Song And Why

    Rock The Joke Every Monday Night At Jackie B's In Scarsdale, NY @ 7:30PM
    For all my tour dates go to https://Joematarese.com
    For everything else I'm doing go to https://Linktr.ee/Thejoematarese

    • 36 min
    #41 Guest Comedian Kevin Dombrowski

    #41 Guest Comedian Kevin Dombrowski

    On this Ep Kevin and I talk shop, discuss parenting and being husbands, and answer some of the listeners voicemails.
    For everything you need about Joe Matarese including the full library of Pretender To Contender podcasts go to his Link Tree or website below.
    Nov 26th Stress Factory Comedy Club - New Brunswick, NJ
    Dec 30th Soul Joels Comedy Club - Jeffersonville, PA
    https://Linktr.ee/TheJoematarese (https://Linktr.ee/TheJoematarese)
    https://Joematarese.com (https://Joematarese.com)

    • 1 hr 27 min
    #40 What Went Down At The Screening - Answering Listener Questions

    #40 What Went Down At The Screening - Answering Listener Questions

    #40 What went down at the screening of Rocky VS Drago, and I answer some listener questions.
    For everything you need about Joe Matarese including the full library of Pretender To Contender podcasts go to his Link Tree or website below.
    Nov 26th Stress Factory Comedy Club - New Brunswick, NJ
    Dec 30th Soul Joels Comedy Club - Jeffersonville, PA
    https://Linktr.ee/TheJoematarese (https://Linktr.ee/TheJoematarese)
    https://Joematarese.com (https://Joematarese.com)

    • 37 min
    #39 My Son And I Seeing Stallone Live In Person @ The Rocky VS Drago Screening

    #39 My Son And I Seeing Stallone Live In Person @ The Rocky VS Drago Screening

    #39 My Son And I Are Seeing Stallone Live In Person @ The Rocky VS Drago Screening This Thursday In Philadelphia.
    For everything you need about Joe Matarese including the full library of Pretender To Contender podcasts go to his Link Tree or website below.
    https://Linktr.ee/TheJoematarese (https://Linktr.ee/TheJoematarese)
    https://Joematarese.com (https://Joematarese.com)

    • 59 min
    #38 Comedian and Social Media Influencer Nicky Smeriglio

    #38 Comedian and Social Media Influencer Nicky Smeriglio

    On todays Episode Joe interviews comedian/actor and social media influencer Nicky Smeriglio. Follow him on Tik Tok and Instagram @NickySmigs.
    For everything you need about Joe Matarese including the full library of Pretender To Contender podcasts go to his Link Tree or website below.
    https://Linktr.ee/TheJoematarese
    https://Joematarese.com

    • 51 min
    #37 Comedian And Social Media Sensation Natalie Cuomo

    #37 Comedian And Social Media Sensation Natalie Cuomo

    Comedian Joe Matarese interviews comedian and social media sensation Natalie Cuomo about how she built her huge following.
    For everything you need about Joe Matarese including the full library of Pretender To Contender podcasts go to his Link Tree or website below.


    https://Linktr.ee/TheJoematarese
    https://Joematarese.com

    • 1 hr 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

villageidiot44 ,

Hilarious!

Great content, great guests. Highly recommend!

Clerks 1 ,

From pretender to contender

Awesome

TheRealWebGuy1 ,

Every Champion Podcast was once a Contender

Every Champion Podcast was once a Contender that refused to give up. This is Easily going to be my new favorite podcast. Mike and Joe are hysterical. Big arms can move rocks, but big words can move mountains. Keep up the great work boys!

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