October 31, 2010
For those who aren’t familiar with Doug Benson, he hates candy wrappers, screaming children and sticky seats. However, he does love movies and he joins Scott on Comedy Bang Bang to play the movie game he has made famous on his podcast, The Leonard Maltin Game. Scott has on Pastor Rhe Holner to get down to the theological nitty gritty with deep questions like “What is heaven like?” and “What is your church called?” Doug does a bit of soothsaying regarding the future state of entertainment, politics, and Chilean miners, and all three of the guys participate in a rousing round of What Am I Thinking?
October 28, 2010
Is there a brand new episode of Sklarbro Country? I don’t know! Are Nick Swardson and Sam Elliott the guests? Must be, because I’m laughing! Randy and Jason discuss the mysterious lives of NFL punters and the bizarre prank played on ESPN’s Elizabeth Moreau before Nick Swardson of Nick Swardson’s Pretend Time comes by. Nick and the guys wax nostalgic about when they first met, long before Nick was even an embryo. Nick talks a bit about his experiences with Kato Kaelin (totally positive) and Andrew Dice Clay (completely terrifying), as well as Allen Iverson’s weird career move. Sam Elliott is back by popular request and he brings that special kind of crazy you can expect from a 66 year old character actor. Let us know what you think of Jose Canseco’s Baseball Camp, and go get the free Earwolf App. Churn THAT, butter makers!
As a disclaimer, unlike most Sklarbro episodes, this week contains language that isn’t suitable for children or people offended by profanity.
October 28, 2010
If you’re into World of Warcraft or if you went to BLizzcon or listen to gaming podcasts at all then you surely are familiar with THE TURPSTER and MIKE SCHRAMM of The Incredible Podcast of Amazing Awesomeness! Even if you’re not into gaming, you’ll still likely fall deeply into some serious gaming geek love with this duo… we’re not gonna lie, we did. Because it’s really true… They’re totally incredible and amazingly awesome! Enjoy.
October 26, 2010
Listeners beware, you’re in for a scare this week on Comedy Bang Bang!
First of all, what could be scarier than a CYBER-THUG TAKEOVER!?!!? The Thuggy One and his buddy Miles Archer take over the show to talk about the spooky world of prison with a full soundtrack from Eban Schletter’s Witching Hour. Thug and Archer very kindly allow Scott to stay in the studio (mainly to talk about the new Earwolf app) as some ghastly guests come by. The Ghost Boy who has been haunting the Earwolf studio finally reveals himself, and brings in some much needed levity with his happy songs and silly jokes. Messmore and Bueford LeBaron, innkeepers of Suicide House, join the show mainly to talk about their dicks and ghoul-themed daytime television. In an effort to regain the journalistic integrity of the show, Scott has on Leo Karpatze to sing for us the first draft of Monster Mash, which the guests use as an excuse to start a cypher. Of course, it wouldn’t be a Halloween episode of Comedy Bang Bang without a round of Spook You Rather! Head on over to the Earwolf Store to buy your “Coolest Person on the Planet” Halloween costume and don’t forget to check out the Earwolf App!
October 21, 2010
The Upright Citizens Brigade have left their mark on NYC and in LA and soon enough, they may open a theater right here in Sklarbro Country. Original UCB member, Matt Besser (@mattbesser on Twitter) joins the brothers to discuss his midwestern sports leanings from his humble Arkansas upbringing. Randy and Jason take on his Airness, Michael Jordan, implying that through a series of off the court bad decisions, the man is trying to be the craziest ex-athlete of all time. They Sklarbitrate a LPGA matter and Besser sits in on some quick hits, including Junior Seau driving off a shetland cliff. Jason Nash and Pete Bumgarner, AKA, Limo Driver, round out the show by to singing a few songs and talking about their feelings. Head over to Atom post-haste to see a special sneak peek at Jason Nash is Married, his upcoming web series, and be sure to leave us a comment (or a comment on a comment).
October 21, 2010
She’s fresh faced and fancy free and okay, she’s a bit of a comedy savant. And by a bit we do mean a TOTAL COMEDY GENIUS! Keep your eyes peeled for this one – ANDREE VERMULEN! Her impersonations are spot on hilarious, she has the face of an angel and she’s just moved to LA to make her mark! Enjoy.
October 19, 2010
After all the goofing around of the previous hour, the guys get some business done the second half of the show. Not only do they play What Am I Thinking?, Jukebox Jury, and Would You Rather?, but Dame Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber sings his greatest hit from Starlight Express and he and Scott double up on a new Jeremy Piven themed Would You Rather? theme. Dillon Campbell once again contributes some lovely songs, and we get the Plugs that were skipped during the first half. Don’t forget to check out the Earwolf store, and pick up your very own Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast t-shirt.
October 15, 2010
Things get sexy in Sklarbro Country this week! Randy and Jason discuss Brett Farve’s revealing pictures and voice mail, James Wisniewski’s inappropriate gesture towards Sean Avery, and Kevin Thornton from Color Me Badd’s gospel singing career. So, maybe that last one doesn’t seem so sexy, but once you hear it you will be convinced. Podcaster, pot-smoker, and comedian Doug Benson discusses his upcoming Comedy Central show and his favorite clubs to perform at before breaking out a round of The Leonard Maltin Game from his popular podcast Doug Loves Movies. After a round of Quick Hits, The Sklar’s welcome in their most famous guest to date, former president Bill Clinton, who presents his own opinions about Brett Favre’s sexual promiscuity. It might go without saying, but don’t forget to check out the Earwolf store and leave us comments here and on iTunes!
October 14, 2010
You know her from I Love You Man, Flight Of The Conchords, Life As We Know It, and lots of other things~ UCB’s hilarious, and talented SARAH BURNS came over and just adorabled the shit out of everything. Even “Flesh Dress” sounds appealing coming from her pert little mouth! Enjoy.
October 13, 2010
With Zach Galifianakis’s hectic schedule these days, he hasn’t had a chance to drop by the studio lately. Well, he makes up for it in this TWO PART EPISODE! In the first half, Zach discusses with us all the pressing issues in his life, including but not limited to: His thirst for knowledge about the entertainment industry, dinosaurs, Aspergers Syndrome, microphone training classes, famous people with the last name Campbell, prison movies, egg rolls, and Jeremy Piven. Dame Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber drops by to tell Scott and Zach about his directorial debut with Waiting for Godot, I mean, Romeo & Juliet. Musician Dillon Campbell plays a couple of songs for us, which tell us exactly how to live our lives. Don’t forget to check back to hear the second part of this hilarious episode!
October 12, 2010
This week’s theme on Comedy Bang Bang is well-adjusted adults who take criticism well and never had issues being accepted as adolescents. Sleepwalker Mike Birbiglia shares with us, in Mike Birbiglia-style detail, how he and Nathan Lane became friends, what it’s like to do comedy at a college, and how close he was to becoming a world class break dancer. Songstress Henry Phillips sings about the joys of Los Angeles, how much he enjoyed high school, and how to just say “Oops” when something goes awry. Punk-Billionaire-Genius Mark Zuckerberg shares some data with Scott regarding their shared love of The Beatles, The Big Lebowski, and Asian women. Pop culture aficionados will enjoy a rare trailer for the film Nowhere Boy, which is one short game of Fortunately Unfortunately away from a fantastic round of plugs. Enjoy, and while I’ve got you here, you should go check the Earwolf Store for awesome t-shirts and downloads!
October 8, 2010
Welcome back to the Sklarbro Country! This week, The Sklars issue out some Sklarbitration both to listeners of the show AND to second-time guest Jerry Jones. Randy and Jason give their take on several viral videos: The president of Bolivia acting unsportsmanlike, competitive eater Eric Badlands Booker rapping for GoDaddy, and David Hasselhoff treating Dodger fans to a lip-sync performance of Don’t Stop Believing. Matt Walsh discusses personnel changes among the Upright Citizens Brigade, as well as his opinions regarding the Chicago Bears and the the Harlem Globe Trotters. And as mentioned, Jerry Jones speaks a bit about the power he has over the internet and, let’s face it, the world. Enjoy, and don’t forget to check out the Sklarbro Country t-shirts over in the Earwolf store!
October 7, 2010
Are you ready for a treat?! We certainly hope so because hilarious stand up and actor on USA Network’s upcoming “Fairly Legal” BARON VAUGHN came and just tickled our funny bone – this episode is chock full of improvised rapping, pregnancy fetishes, and troll talk! Enjoy.
October 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 of The League. He hangs around silently while Bill Carter of Trainer for the Stars, Seeking Stars.org tells us about training his celebrity clientele (spoiler: It’s all about getting your heart rate up!), using black magic, and what it was like for him growing up without cell phones and Tivo. It isn’t hard to imagine Rocky curling up in your lap to hear the traditional Irish storytelling of Patrick McMahon, and then getting up and leaving when Patrick starts composing his own impromptu limericks. If you listen closely, you can very faintly hear Rocky telling you all to check out the Earwolf store for awesome podcast merchandise.
September 30, 2010
There is so much to learn in this Sklarbro Country! Mathematically, we learn more efficient ways to spend $55,000 than treating the Dallas Cowboys to dinner. We get a medical lesson from Mike Birbiglia about REM Behavior Disorder, and a geography lesson from him regarding comedy in Australia. We learn about feminism, specifically in regards to Australian Bikini Racing, and get to learn communication skills from one of the best orators of our time, Tiger Woods. Most spectacularly of all, you will get FREE legal advice through the newest feature: Sklarbitration. Head over to the Earwolf store to see Jon Hamm looking great in his Sklarbro Country shirt, and maybe get one for yourself. But if you see a phone number on the page, PLEASE do not call it!
September 30, 2010
Remember when you were in grade school and you felt so cool because your friend’s older brother told you about the hot new music group that you knew about before everyone else did? Well now’s your chance again – she’s startlingly beautiful, she’s insanely talented, she’s got crazy awesome style, she’s got an album coming out on Interscope and she’s gonna be HUGE! Introducing KAY. And her totally rad pool boy, Daniel. And You’re welcome.
September 29, 2010
What do Nick Swardson and Bill Cosby-Bukowski have in common? They are not only both guests on this episode, but they both have a sexual history with Betty White! Fortunately they take time away from doing inappropriate things with Ms. White to play a rather unconventional game of Would You Rather, judge a surprisingly positive round of Jukebox Jury, and answer the very first Ungame Question of the Week. The show gets a little personal when Mr. Cosby-Bukowski shares some of his Jelloems and Nick Swardson introduces us to his brother Gary. Don’t miss the upcoming Nick Swardson’s Pretend Time on Comedy Central, and while you’re here you might as well check out the Earwolf Store. This has been Bruce Vilanch: Thank you.
September 24, 2010
Stop: It’s Hammer Time. Star of AMC’s hit series, Mad Men, Jon Hamm, visits Sklarbro Country and takes a stroll down St. Louis memory lane with Randy and Jason. The brothers and Jon discuss everything from bad local commercials to cat rape to why bed bugs are like Fuzzy Zoeller. Racist Vin Scully stops by and makes everyone a little uncomfortable…everyone except our Douchebag of the Week, Randy Quaid. Sklarbro Country, episode 9, man it’s mad.
The first 15 people that follow this link and post on the wall that they heard about the Sklar’s Hollywood Improv shows on Sklarbro Country will get free tickets one of the shows on Sept. 25, 7:30pm and 10pm. We hope to see you there!
To view the Rally Cat video the Sklar’s discussed with Jon Hamm, click here.
September 23, 2010
He’s been a writer for MadTv, UCB Theatre, and the upcoming Onion News Network on Comedy Central, but whats even more awesome about CHRIS KULA is that he’s getting married this weekend, the perfect way to celebrate being on the Totally Laime Podcast! Congrats to Chris and Sussy! Enjoy.
September 22, 2010
Have you been waiting to hear Huell Howser explain Inception? Had you not even thought about how great that would be and are now super excited to listen to this episode? Well, don’t “pull a plugs” and fast-forward straight to that, because you’ll miss appearances by Janeane Garafalo and Andy Dick. Andy gives us some saucy Hollywood stories, while Scott gives Janeane some advice for her upcoming show Criminal Minds Miami. Paul Giamatti very graciously comes by and humbly discusses his career, and Huell Howser ponders whether or not wolves can hear. Super fans will enjoy this rare glimpse into who Scott was in the 90’s when he first met Janeane.
September 17, 2010
Did you know that the average homeless person would rather listen to Sklarbro Country than use a LeBron James jersey for warmth? How can you blame them, with The Sklars bringing in fantastic guests like Janeane Garafalo and Snoop Dogg?!? The guys peel back the layers of alternative pin-up girl Janeane Garafalo, going from her friendship with Eddie Vedder during the inception of alternative comedy, to her wealth of knowledge regarding sports and reality television. She gives some comedy advice to those out there writing iTunes reviews, and gets to the psychology of athlete relationships. As if that wasn’t enough, Snoop Dogg visits the country and talks a bit about the VMA’s and the state of hip-hop. Enjoy the newest features: Douchebag of the Week, and Quick Hits!
September 16, 2010
We’ve been listening to the radio/podcast show Too Beautiful To Live, for years. In fact, you could say that it’s because of LUKE BURBANK and TBTL that we even exist. They say to never meet you heroes because you’ll be disappointed, well this must have been the exception because they certainly did not disappoint. They were every bit as funny and wonderful to be around as we’d hoped! Oh, and the sex was amazing too. Enjoy.