Alessandro Liborio “Al” Madrigal is an American stand-up comedian and actor. Perhaps best known as a regular correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
May 22, 2017
Stand-up comedian Al Madrigal joins Scott to talk about ventriloquists, his new comedy special on Showtime “Shrimpin’ Ain’t Easy,” the Showtime series “I’m Dying Up Here” based on the bestselling book of the same name, and his time on The Daily Show. Then, three local kids Cam Paxton, Brian Credit, and Billy Neville stop by the show to tell us about their recent experience getting kidnapped. Plus, everyone plays a game of Would You Rather!
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April 7, 2017
Comedian Al Madrigal (The Daily Show) joins the Sklars this week to talk about his new series “I’m Dying Up Here” and the golden era of stand-up comedy. Al and the boys discuss how the scene has changed since the 70s, why Al was called out for wearing a “bitch jacket,” and whether the 49ers will ever be good again. Plus, we hear about Trevone Boykin’s unfortunate parking job and Pacman Jones’s casino ejection, and later, Doug Buffone calls from beyond the grave to assess Jay Cutler’s prospects after being released from the Bears.
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May 10, 2013
The Daily Show’s own, Al Madrigal, visits the calming shores on today’s Sklabro Country! Randy and Jason talk about Brett Michaels’ resistance against time, an inebriated man making a run for it in a Zamboni, and Terrell Owens’ continued descent into sadness. Then Al comes on and talks about growing up near notorious asshole Barry Bonds, being a legacy in the family that invented the soup bread bowl, and crushing Denver in sports. They also talk about watching sports with the proper amount of intensity, getting more intense during your kid’s games, and Al’s work on the Daily Show. Plus quick hits including; a dad standing up for his professional boxer son, Kenny Anderson losing his mojo, and Kobe fighting his mom over his stuff from high school. And then Jesse Thorn does a fantastic fantasy report!
March 19, 2013
Welcome back to the hatch blastronauts! Kyle tells an odyssean story of trying to get a video game while high and then it’s the return of Punky Brewster with a few stirring rounds of “Name That Punky”. Then they discuss character with guest Al Madrigal. Al talks about his past career in human resources and how the experience of firing people affected his perception of people and honesty. Character’s tough to pin down but they figure it out with probing questions including; how does one define it, what indicators can reveal it, and is it possible to pee on your friend’s couch and still retain it? Then notorious good person, Donald Trump, calls in and clarifies what real character is.