Dave Holmes

Dave Holmes knows more about music than your average comedian and he’s funnier than your average VJ. If all your knowledge of him comes from his numerous television hosting gigs, you are missing out. His live shows such as Mapping the Heavens and The Friday Forty have a reputation for being some of the best live entertainment in Los Angeles, and his performance in Reno 911 is simply divine.

Guest Appearances

October 4, 2021

Writer and TV personality Dave Holmes joins Andy Richter to talk about growing up in the midwest, coming out, finding your way in the industry, and more!

December 30, 2020

Bryan and Erin get warm and cozy by the fire in the newly constructed Chateau Shade as they await the guests to their holiday party extravaganza! Jessica Chaffin and Orlando Soria drop by share low-budget gift advice and hot Christmas Tree Tips. Then, Julie Goldman and Brandy Howard stop in to chat about their fav presents growing up, and Ira Madison III gives his take on the best entertainment and pop culture 2017 had to offer. The party continues as Dave Holmes and Charles Rogers make appearances to talk holiday highlights and to supply a steamy playlet for all to perform, and Nina Parker arrives to discuss the latest in politics and her stylish solo trip to France. Plus, an attempted visit from the big man himself! Happy Holidays!

July 17, 2019

Happy 400th episode! Bryan and Erin celebrate reaching the big four-hundo with special guests Punam Patel, Paul F. Tompkins, Dave Holmes, Ryan O’Connell, and Ronna Glickman. They’ll ring the bells of triumph while chatting about everything from grocery store cake to Looney Tunes to horse trauma to gay bar mind games and much, much, MUCH more.

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June 10, 2019

Comedian Jimmy Pardo hosts a pop culture game show-interview podcast; three call-in contestants vie for prizes. Special guest: Dave Holmes.

April 25, 2019

Dave Holmes and Nick Wiger join Negin to dissect the Mueller Report, and give their takes on what should happen next. Then, the three talk about the difference between a Democrat and a Democrat on Twitter. Finally, the differences between moms running and dads running for office.

This episode is sponsored by Lola (www.mylola.com code: FAKE) and Living Proof (www.livingproof.com/FAKE code: FAKE).