Jason Mantzoukas







Host Information

How Did This Get Made?

Have you ever seen a movie so bad that it's amazing? Paul Scheer, June Diane Raphael and Jason Mantzoukas want to hear about it! We'll watch it with our funniest friends, and report back to you with the results.

Guest Appearances

Your Cousin Marvin

Comedy Bang Bang #441August 22, 2016

Jason "Heynong Man" Mantzoukas joins Scott once again to talk about beating the heat, famous snakes, and worst jobs on this week's Comedy Bang! Bang! Later, educator and fry cook Marvin Phelps stops by to tell us how he could have been…


Almost Mandatory

Comedy Bang Bang #429June 20, 2016

Jason "Hey Nong" Mantzoukas and Thomas "Middle-earth" Middleditch are back on Comedy Bang! Bang! Jason, Thomas, and Scott talk Smash Mouth, a risqué story overheard at the gym, virtual reality gaming, and Montell Jordan. Plus, an amateur barrister by the name of…


Jason Mantzoukas: What Went Wrong?

Welcome back to What Went Wrong? with your host Alex Papas (Jason Mantzoukas)! It's the podcast inspired by the movie and the book High Fidelity where Alex talks to ex-girlfriends to try to figure out "What Went Wrong?" This week is a…


The 7th Anniversary Show!

7 years is a wonderful amount of TIME! Scott celebrates 7 years of Comedy Bang! Bang! with Jason "Heynong Man" Mantzoukas, Paul F. Tompkins, and show favorites. We'll hear from one of the original members of The Beatles, a keeper of time,…


Rented Cabin in The Mountains

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes everyone back to SPONTANEANATION, the place you are free to be yourself! This week, Paul’s special guest is Jason Mantzoukas of How Did This Get Made? and Transparent! They chat about the last time Jason told his family…


The War on Surfing

Comedy Bang Bang #400February 8, 2016

Heynong Man! Jason Mantzoukas aka J-Dog aka Jeffrey Characterwheaties joins Scott to celebrate the 400th episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! Tune in and turn out to hear Scott & Jason discuss the status of Talkin' 'Tang, their love of Hamilton, and The…


The Holiday Womptacular

Comedy Bang Bang #392December 17, 2015

It's a Christmas miracle! LIVE from the Marina Del Ray Public High School Library is a Holiday Womptacular with Marissa Wompler, Miss Listler, Marissa's step dad Dr. Seth Wompler,  Eric "Gutterballs" Gutterman, and many more surprise guests. How has Marissa held up…


Grudge Justice

improv4humans #216December 3, 2015

Playwright and poet Dan O'Brien joins Jessica St. Clair, Danielle Schneider, Lennon Parham, and Jason Mantzoukas for a special poetry filled edition of improv4humans with Matt Besser! Dan reads some poems from his Scarsdale and War Reporter collections to inspire scenes about…


Numbers Cannot Lie

Comedy Bang Bang #384November 2, 2015

Jason Heynong-Mantzoukas is back to co-host along with Ghost host Scott on this week's Comedy Bang! Bang! Join them as they discuss important topics such as how boobs have changed over the years, experiencing concerts of the past & future as a…


Balls Out

Black List Table Reads #29October 15, 2015

Welcome back to The Black List Table Reads with Franklin Leonard. Popular demand called for it, and we listened: Each earmovie is now a single episode. Today, we return to our first ever earmovie - the obscenely funny BALLS OUT, written by…


Mailer Daemon

Comedy Bang Bang #378September 28, 2015

Jason Heynong-Mantzoukas and Comedy’s own Nick Kroll arrive in studio to help Scott get to the bottom of the origin of Mailer-Daemon on this week’s Comedy Bing Bing! However, through their online research they have summoned the Mailer Daemon himself, a demon…


Wompler's REAL 17th B-Day Womptacular

Comedy Bang Bang #375September 14, 2015

Finally, the highly anticipated CBB episode you've been waiting for is here! LIVE from the Marina Del Ray American Legion Hall, it's Marissa Wompler's REAL 17th Birthday Womptacular! Joining in the celebration is Scott, Miss Listler, Marissa’s step dad Dr. Seth Wompler,…


Jason Mantzoukas - Spotlight On: Eric "Gutterballs" Gutterman

WOMP It Up! #10August 26, 2015

The Summer is almost over and Wompler & Listler are back in the Marina Del Ray Public Library with Eric “Gutterballs” Gutterman (Jason Mantzoukas) working the levels! We’ll hear why the Womptacular has been postponed and how Wompler and Gutterballs have been…


Jason Mantzoukas

Crybabies #22August 20, 2015

Sarah and Susan get into a real heavy discussion of “Before I Go,” a letter by Paul Kalanithi, a young surgeon who describes living with metastatic lung cancer and addresses his baby daughter as well as The Flaming Lips “Do You Realize??”…


Bongo vs. Bongos

Comedy Bang Bang #365July 27, 2015

Jason Heynong-Mantzoukas couldn’t be happier with the worldwide reception to Heynong Man so he’s back to bro-out with Scott about summer, a 3rd gender, and Star Wars. After they discuss the possibility of making Jason a genie who can grant one wish…


Jason Mantzoukas, Robert Baker, Crispin Whittell

Reading Aloud #25July 3, 2015

Happy 4th of July! This week's all American show kicks of with a re-read of the wonderful "Ok, Maybe Our Apartment IS Too Small For A Bald Eagle", written by Tom O'Donnell and read by Jason Mantzoukas at the UCB Theater. Then,…


Heynong Man

Comedy Bang Bang #356June 15, 2015

Jason "Zouks" Mantzoukas is back baby! J-Man talks to Scott about possibly taking over CBB if he happens to perish, his dating life, and his new podcast called “Talkin’ ‘Tang.” But heynong man, old friend Mike the Janitor also returns from cleaning…



In episode four of The Black List Table Reads with Franklin Leonard, we finally have come to the exciting conclusion of the hilarious script BALLS OUT. When we last left Bill Simmers, he had just taken the blue pill. He’s popped a…



In episode three of The Black List Table Reads with Franklin Leonard, we continue with the obscenely funny script BALLS OUT. When we last left Jim Simmers and the gang, things were going seemingly well. He got a new car, got revenge…



In episode two of The Black List Table Reads with Franklin Leonard, we continue with the obscenely funny script BALLS OUT. We follow the story of beleaguered businessman Jim Simmers, a pencil pusher unlucky in life and in love who just last…


Jason Mantzoukas, Seth Morris: Spotlight On: Dr. Lionel Drioche

WOMP It Up! #1April 20, 2015

Broadcasting LIVE from the Marina Del Ray Public Library, everybody's favorite intern Marissa Wompler and her teacher/mentor/co-host/former sniper, Charlotte Listler bring you the first episode of Marissa's new school project podcast WOMP IT UP!  Marissa’s one-time flame Eric "Gutterballs" Gutterman (Jason Mantzoukas)…


Clip: Gutterballing with Eric Gutterman

WOMP It Up! #0.7April 17, 2015

Eric “Gutterballs” Gutterman (Jason Mantzoukas) tells Marissa Wompler and the listeners everything that’s happening at Marina Del Ray Public High School in his signature segment Gutterballing with Eric Gutterman.



Welcome to the first episode of The Black List Table Reads with Franklin Leonard. The Black List Table Reads takes the best and most exciting screenplays Hollywood hasn't yet made, and turns them into movies, for your ears. This week The Black…



Bob is ecstatic about welcoming Greg Mills (Brandon Johnson), CEO and founder of Age Related Interracial Transitioning to speak on his revolutionary movement. They’ll discuss Greg’s practice of pairing young male ethnic individuals with high power older white females, how Bob &…


Balls Out Preview

The Black List Table Reads podcast launches on April 16th with the obscenely funny script BALLS OUT from writers Malcolm Spellman (producer of Empire) and Tim Talbott (winner of the 2015 Sundance Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award). Listen to this sneak preview featuring…


Being Your Own Parent

Bob finds himself in the rare position to help his special guest Melissa Staple (Erin Gibson) raise awareness on the new movement of being your inner parent. Melissa tells us about how she discovered her inner parent philosophy, why you should release…


Tardy To The Party

Who Charted? #224March 18, 2015

Howard and Kulap, as played by Jason Mantzoukas, kick off the show with a classic test of who has given their fans a better out of body experience. Then, Jason and Howard are joined by fellow host Kulap Vilaysack! Kulap drops by…


Sound Healing Therapy

Bob gives thanks to some of the famous Blues people who have given him and so many others so much solace before welcoming Sound Healing Therapy expert Susan Windchime (Mary Holland) to the show. They engage in some Sound Healing Therapy which…


Deny Indulge

Bob is back from his Gentleman's hotel to bring you an insightful chat with Melvin Zander, an up and coming force in the self-help community. Melvin shares his personal journey which has lead him to his wonderful self-help program, Deny Indulge, a…


Holistic Movie Reviews

Bob brings in the new year in a healthy way by welcoming Holistic movie reviewer Nurgen Shirley. Nurgen speaks on tantric love making, how movies are like different colors, the importance of tiny fun mantras, and leaves us with some much needed…


Last Laugh #4!

Totally Laime #256December 25, 2014

The man, the myth, the legend, JASON MANTZOUKAS - one of our all time favorite performers (and many people's "ideal man") is back for our Last Laugh #4! We discuss putting out on dates to be polite, why he bought an '89…


The San Diego Mindset

Bob is excited to have his friend and eating expert Sandy join him to talk about his ground breaking movement “The San Diego Mindset,” indulge in his San Diego diet, challenge some of the popular conceptions within the new age community, and…


Jason Mantzoukas

Never Not Funny #1517November 26, 2014

Heightening your senses with Jason Mantzoukas.



Private citizen Trent Dobkin joins Bob to talk about being a man, being the ruler of your own destiny, dressing well, advice on meeting the perfect lady, and to break down his 5 point plan S.M.A.S.H. Later, Bob calls up Trent to…


Tijuana Skin Grafts

Old friend and self-help entrepreneur Deshaun Topcockler joins Bob to tell us all about the healing ways of Reiki, his adopted at risk teen son, how his life has changed after becoming a big time practitioner, and to practice some Reiki on…


Kevin Awakuni, Jason Mantzoukas, Rob Corddry

Reading Aloud #2November 14, 2014

Nate kicks things off with the always amazing Jason Mantzoukas as he reads a Tom O’Donnell piece entitled “OK, Maybe Our Apartment Is Too Small For A Bald Eagle” recorded live from UCB-LA. Then, Kevin Awakuni of Skylight Books joins Nate in…


Why Not

World renowned self-help author and life coach Lloyd Betin joins Bob for a life changing episode where they discuss his latest book and movement "Why Not," Lloyd's early adoption of "why not," negative feedback, the true meaning of a (k)not, and to…


Marissa Wompler's Six Flags Birthday Womptacular

Comedy Bang Bang #304August 11, 2014

WOMP IT UP! LIVE from high above the Log flume ride in Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California, it's Marissa Wompler's Birthday Party Womptacular with Miss Listler, Marissa's step dad Dr. Seth Wompler, Eric "Gutterballs" Gutterman, and possibly old friends, new…


Oh, Golly! You Devil

Comedy Bang Bang #300July 21, 2014

What better way to celebrate the 300th episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! than having a bro down hoedown with Jason Mantzoukas! As Scott & Jason look back at some of their favorite CBB moments, they remember that they never released the conclusion…


Best of improv4humans Vol. 5

improv4humans #141July 3, 2014

That time has come once again humans! The best of improv4humans with Matt Besser volume 5 is here featuring an amazing roster of the greatest improvisers in the universe including Joe Wengert, Sean Clements, Dominic Dierkes, Jason Mantzoukas, Lennon Parham, Jessica St.…


Ute of the Butte

improv4humans #135May 22, 2014

Wake up sleepy head and tune into Jason Mantzoukas, Jessica St. Clair, and Lennon Parham as they throw on the cans for an improv4humans with Matt Besser that will make you say the Kool-Aid man's famous catchphrase! Listen as they look into…


The 5th Anniversary Show!

Comedy Bang Bang #283April 28, 2014

IT'S BEEN 5 years of Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast and all your favorites have returned for a bro out sesh! Get ready to experience our unbelievable open door policy as friends of the show Marissa Wompler, Miss Listler, Jason Mantzoukas, and…


Jason Mantzoukas, Our Close Friend

Hollywood Handbook #26April 1, 2014

Hayes and Sean start off by playing "6 degrees of Cabocation" and talk about Nielson hatings. Then, friend of the show JASON MANTZOUKAS stops by to talk about expectations in a relationship, hanging around the office on his unknown Earwolf podcast "How…


Eye On Theatre with Don DiMello

If you're a fan of the theatre then this podcast pilot is right up your alley! This week Andy Daly & Matt Gourley present a podcast pilot all about the theatre from the unique perspective of theatrical director Don DiMello. Along with…


Oh, Golly!

Comedy Bang Bang #274March 3, 2014

Get ready for some dating stories from the life of our good friend Jason Mantzoukas on today's Comedy Bang Bang! Just as we get into Jason's love life, an entertainer by the name of Gil accompanied by his puppet Golly stop by…


2013 Holiday Spectacular

Comedy Bang Bang #262December 16, 2013

Ho! Ho! Ho! Surfing Santa wipeout! It’s time once again for the year end holiday episode of Comedy Bing Bong! with guests galore! Jason Mantzoukas returns with singer-songwriter Nick Lowe who’ll play some festive songs from his new Christmas record “Quality Street:…


Zouks, There It Is!

Who Charted? #147September 25, 2013

Jason Mantzoukas leaves his inhaler at home and joins Howard and Kulap on this week's live VPN edition of WHO CHARTED! Howie, Ku and Jason talk about the act of cram-stuffing and sex charting before counting down popular EDM tunes on the…


Marissa Wompler's Birthday Pool Party LIVE

Comedy Bang Bang #238August 12, 2013

WOMP IT UP! We’re celebrating Marissa Wompler’s 17th Birthday Party LIVE from the Marina Del Rey condo HOA common area pool with Miss Listler, Marissa’s step dad Dr. Seth Wompler, and Eric “Gutterballs” Gutterman. It’s all fun in the sun until Marissa’s…


Jason Mantzoukas

Properly attired in his uniform of a white oxford shirt and blue jeans, actor/comedian Jason Mantzoukas (The League, The Dictator) chats with Kevin about his extensive career in comedy. Mantzoukas talks about his roots at the Upright Citizens Brigade in New York,…


The 4th Anniversary Extravaganza!

Join us as we celebrate the Four Year Anniversary of Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast! Acclaimed director David Wain returns with co-host Traci Rearden to experience the high capacity of our open door policy as a furious Marissa Wompler & a disinterested…


Halfway To China

Comedy Bang Bang #200February 11, 2013

Happy 200th episode of Comedy Bang Bang! Take a break from reading the funny papers and tune in as Jason Mantzoukas joins Scott to talk about his role on Enlightened, movie theater handies, and anything else in the news. Old friend Don…


You Wanna Ocean Tonight?

Who Charted? #111January 16, 2013

Jason Mantzoukas returns to talk Golden Globes on today’s Who Charted! Jason expands Howard’s Frank Ocean theory and tells us why Kendrick Lamar might have been forced into comedy during the Billboard R&B Hip-Hop Airplay Chart. He also talks about who was…


The Christmas Womptacular

Earwolf Presents #19December 18, 2012

Broadcasting live from the the Marina Del Rey Public Library, it’s the Christmas Womptacular! Join intern Marissa Wompler and her co-host Miss Listler as they welcome special guest Scott Aukerman for a reunion of some of Marissa’s nearest and dearest. Eric Gutterman…


Jigsaw Puzzles!

Totally Laime #143October 26, 2012

You know him from The League and The Dictator, Jason is a fabulous performer and improvisor and now we can count him as a favorite podcast guest! We talk near death experiences, how difficult it is to have a butt baby, and…


Best of improv4humans Vol. 1

improv4humans #45September 20, 2012

We took to the Earwolf Forums and asked YOU which were the best scenes in the past episodes of improv4humans and had so many to choose from that we split them into two very special sampler episodes. Enjoy this pu-pu platter of…


Out of Bleeps

Comedy Bang Bang #176September 17, 2012

The funniest person in the universe, Amy Poehler, reveals which foreign show that Parks and Recreation is based on this week on Comedy Bang Bang! Fan favorite Jason Mantzoukas uses his co-hosting duties to help countdown the Twelve Days of the Emmys,…


Bonus Cut: Childhood Rivalry

improv4humans #42.5September 4, 2012

This week’s bonus episode of improv4humans is filled with scenes from Twitter suggestions & Crap on Youtube! Jason Mantzoukas, Lennon Parham, and Jessica St. Clair discuss weird donut places, getting 2nd place, and dumb chickens. Don’t use your high voice when listening!


Quadruple Mix-in

improv4humans #42August 30, 2012

Here to fill your ear holes with comedy are Jason Mantzoukas, Lennon Parham, and Jessica St. Clair! They join Matt Besser to create a special mix-in of scenes which include an investigation of fecal blow through, pitching new words for the Oxford…



Sklarbro Country #96May 25, 2012

Grab your prom champagne flukes, folks! This episode is otter nonsense! We've got How Did This Get Made host and The Dictator star Jason Mantzoukas sharing what it was like to improvise with Sacha Baron Cohen and hug Gandhi (Sir Ben Kingsley).…



Comedy Bang Bang #159May 21, 2012

Alison Brie and Jason Mantzoukas both costar in critically acclaimed movies and television shows...but a PODCAST? I know it seems unlikely, but they are in the Earwolf studio to tell the untold story of Rizzoli & Isles and see if they can't…



Comedy Bang Bang #148March 12, 2012

Put down your Entertainment Weekly and tune into Comedy Bang Bang! We have Jason Mantzoukas of comedy, film, and cinema fame here to count down the Twelve Nights of Oscars and more importantly, try to get through to a friend in need.…


Time Traveling Skrillex

Who Charted? #61February 1, 2012

Most Earwolf listeners know that Jason Mantzoukas loves bad movies. Did you know that he also loves Math Rock, studied ethnomusicology abroad, and can be killed by an omelette?  America's favorite minority actor joins us this week on Who Charted? for a…


Behind The Scenes

I've heard of "Behind the Music" but "Behind the PODCAST?" That's just crazy


Mayor of Hollywood

Comedy Bang Bang #131November 14, 2011

It's sure been a while since Jason Mantzoukas popped in for an episode of Comedy Bang Bang. And I don't know about you, but I could really use a good interruption from a total stranger! We get the best of both worlds…


Introducing Rocky!

Comedy Bang Bang #74October 6, 2010

Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast FINALLY gets the guest you have all been waiting for: Rocky Aukerman! Scott's adorable Boston Terrier will keep you company through this week's episode. He's there while Jason Mantzoukas tells us about his role on this season…


Go Rent Delgo!

Comedy Bang Bang #55May 28, 2010

I know, I know, you guys are tired of these drop-in's from Scott's ex-step-father, but for whatever reason Bob Ducca won't stay away. But please don't ignore the episode just because of that! Jason Mantzoukas talks about working with Scott on the…

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