36 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
    • 4.5 • 11 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.

    #36 Dave Chappelle Overrated? I Say No

    #36 Dave Chappelle Overrated? I Say No

    On this episode Joe talks about a disagreement he had with a fellow comedian about Dave Chappelle and Louis CK.
    If you are interested in running ads or sponsoring podcasts episodes on Pretender To Contender, the Chop Sports Network , and or Joe’s Tik Tok page https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMdaAcBSk/ (https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMdaAcBSk/ )
    Contact The Chops Sports Network - https://chopssportsmedia.com/ (https://chopssportsmedia.com)
    Tip Joe for a podcast well done.
    For tips $10 or more you’ll get a download of Joe’s latest comedy album “Completely Present”
    Venmo: @TheJoematarese
    Upcoming Remember When? Shows: Nov 5th Scranton, PA - Nov 6th Mamaroneck, NY
    For tickets and dates to all Joe's Remember When? shows go tohttps://joematarese.com/ ( https://Joematarese.com)

    • 42 min
    #35 The Many Saints Of Newark - Outdoor Furniture

    #35 The Many Saints Of Newark - Outdoor Furniture

    Joe talks about the let down of The Many Saints Of Newark, as well as his current gravel patio project that has him on the hunt for the perfect fire table and outdoor couch.
    If you are interested in running ads or sponsoring podcasts episodes on Pretender To Contender, the Chop Sports Network , and or Joe’s Tik Tok page https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMdaAcBSk/ (https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMdaAcBSk/ )
    Contact The Chops Sports Network - https://chopssportsmedia.com/ (https://chopssportsmedia.com)
    Tip Joe for a podcast well done.
    For tips $10 or more you’ll get a download of Joe’s latest comedy album “Completely Present”
    Venmo: @TheJoematarese
    Upcoming Remember When? Shows: Nov 5th Scranton, PA - Nov 6th Mamaroneck, NY
    For tickets and dates to all Joe's Remember When? shows go tohttps://joematarese.com/ ( https://Joematarese.com)

    • 48 min
    #34 Getting Very Honest

    #34 Getting Very Honest

    If you are interested in running ads or sponsoring podcasts episodes on Pretender To Contender, the Chop Sports Network , and or Joe’s Tik Tok page https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMdaAcBSk/ (https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMdaAcBSk/ )
    Contact The Chops Sports Network - https://chopssportsmedia.com/ (https://chopssportsmedia.com)
    Tip Joe for a podcast well done.
    For tips $10 or more you’ll get a download of Joe’s latest comedy album “Completely Present”
    Venmo: @TheJoematarese
    For tickets and dates to all Joe's Remember When? shows go tohttps://joematarese.com/ ( https://Joematarese.com)

    • 49 min
    #33 Our Favorite Comedian Past

    #33 Our Favorite Comedian Past

    Joe talks about the passing of Norm Macdonald the comic who he watched the most on tv and admired before he started to do standup comedy. Joe also plays a lot of Norms best stuff, and plays all the callers telling everyone their favorite moments of his as well.
    To leave messages for the show call the VM# 951-298-9899. It's on 24 hrs a day.
    If you are interested in running ads or sponsoring podcasts episodes on Pretender To Contender, the Chop Sports Network , and or Joe’s Tik Tok page https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMdaAcBSk/ (https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMdaAcBSk/ )
    Contact The Chops Sports Network - https://chopssportsmedia.com (https://chopssportsmedia.com)
    Tip Joe for a podcast well done.
    For tips $10 or more you’ll get a download of Joe’s latest comedy album “Completely Present”
    Venmo: @TheJoematarese
    For tickets and dates to all Joe's Remember When? shows go to https://Joematarese.com

    • 1 hr 11 min
    #32 Don't Hire A Guy, You Can Do It!

    #32 Don't Hire A Guy, You Can Do It!

    #32 Don't Hire A Guy, You Can Do It!
    Joe talks all about all the water damage from the storm at his house, and how he fixes everything himself and if he doesn't know how his handy friends tudor him over the phone.
    To leave messages for the show call the VM# 951-298-9899. It's on 24 hrs a day.
    If you are interested in running ads or sponsoring podcasts episodes on Pretender To Contender, the Chop Sports Network , and or Joe’s Tik Tok page https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMdaAcBSk/ (https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMdaAcBSk/ )
    Contact The Chops Sports Network - https://chopssportsmedia.com (https://chopssportsmedia.com)
    Tip Joe for a podcast well done.
    For tips $10 or more you’ll get a download of Joe’s latest comedy album “Completely Present”
    Venmo: @TheJoematarese
    For tickets and dates to all Joe's Remember When? shows go to https://Joematarese.com

    • 46 min
    #31 Favorite 80's Movie Scene With A 80's Song In It

    #31 Favorite 80's Movie Scene With A 80's Song In It

    To leave messages for the show call the VM# 951-298-9899. It's on 24 hrs a day.
    If you are interested in running ads or sponsoring podcasts episodes on Pretender To Contender, the Chop Sports Network , and or Joe’s Tik Tok page https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMdaAcBSk/ (https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMdaAcBSk/ )
    Contact The Chops Sports Network - https://chopssportsmedia.com (https://chopssportsmedia.com)
    Tip Joe for a podcast well done.
    For tips $10 or more you’ll get a download of Joe’s latest comedy album “Completely Present”
    Venmo: @TheJoematarese
    For tickets and dates to all Joe's Remember When? shows go to https://Joematarese.com

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 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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