Doug Benson

Doug Benson loves movies. So much, in fact, that he made his own movie Super High Me about marijuana, another thing he loves. His love of movies has also brought about his very popular podcast Doug Loves Movies, which has had notable guests such as John Lithgow, Simon Pegg, Ellen Page, and Ethan Suplee. He has three comedy albums available on iTunes and Amazon along with the television and podcast versions of his live show The Benson Interruption.

Guest Appearances

Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets (Live at Pee Cast Blast 2017)

Doug Benson of Doug Loves Movies joins Paul, Jason and guest co-host Jessica St. Clair to discuss the 2017 science fiction film Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. Recorded live at the Theatre at Ace Hotel for Pee Cast Blast…


Doug Benson, Our Movies Friend

Doug Benson joins The Boys to play a famous movies game. This episode is sponsored by Mack Weldon (, hims (, and Away ( code: THEBOYS20).


Doug Benson

Gilbert and Frank are joined by comedian, podcaster and movie obsessive Doug Benson ("Doug Loves Movies") for an enjoyable conversation about bad sequels, booking dream guests, breaking into the business and the perils of meeting Hollywood heroes. Also, Harry Dean Stanton shuts it down, Doug messes with Harrison Ford, Peter Falk reunites with Alan Arkin and…


Sklarbro County 214

It's a two-hitter special as the hilarious comedian Geoff Tate brings along Doug Benson (Doug Loves Movies) to talk about pitching movies in a new comedy game show for Screen Junkies and to dig into some crazy County stories. Daniel Van Kirk…


Doug Benson of Doug Loves Movies

Maltin On Movies #61January 20, 2016

Doug Benson loves movies more than you. Doug's podcast "Doug Loves Movies" has even given Leonard Maltin street cred thanks to the popularity of "The Leonard Maltin Game." Doug joins Leonard this week to discuss his lifelong love of movies and one…


Sklarbro County 172

Sklarbro Country #267.5September 8, 2015

This week, Randy, Jason, and Daniel Van Kirk reveal why flying is reason enough to abandon acceptable human behavior. Then, Doug Benson joins the show to discuss the affects of drugs and alcohol on an audience, as well as a comedians ability to develop…


Collected Stories Vol. 1: The Best Of I Was There Too

I Was There Too #20July 22, 2015

On a special episode of I Was There Too, Matt shares a compilation of some of the best stories from the last year’s guests. From the ups and downs of improvised lines with Paul F. Tompkins in There Will Be Blood, to…


Episode 027: Moonraker with Doug Benson

James Bonding #27March 31, 2015

The Matts are back to discuss Moonraker with special guest Doug Benson!



Our favorite movie lover, Doug Benson of Doug Loves Movies is back to join Kevin & Kamau to discuss an alternate universe Denzel in the 1992 action film Ricochet. They talk about this movie being Denzel's Die Hard, Denzel's rock hard abs,…



Everybody's favorite movie lover, Doug Benson (of Doug Loves Movies) joins Kevin & Kamau to discuss the 2012 Robert Zemeckis directed film Flight. They talk about Denzel reuniting with co-stars from his past films including Don Cheadle, John Goodman, and Bruce Greenwood,…


Captain EO with Doug Benson

I Was There Too #6January 17, 2015

Happy 2015 everyone! Doug Benson is known as a lover of movies and he joined Matt this week to discuss how his love of movies lead him to be an orange dancer in the Disney multidimensional attraction Captain EO. Doug tells us…


Doug Benson

Never Not Funny #1511October 16, 2014

Making pictures with Doug Benson.


Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark - U Talkin' U2 To Me?

Doug Loves Movies host Doug Benson joins Adam Scott Aukerman to discuss the broadway rock musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark. They'll get into the conception and making of the musical, Bono & The Edge's involvement with writing the music & lyrics…


Smaug's Kickstarter

Comedy Bang Bang #269February 3, 2014

You must know by now that Doug Benson loves movies, dining with Karen, and getting Doug right? Doug & cartoonist/author Paul Hornschemeier join Scott to talk about Paul's new book "Artists Authors Thinkers Directors," their all time favorite movies, and the Grammys.…


Doug Digs It!

Who Charted? #165January 29, 2014

Doug Benson loves movies, dines with Karen, gets really Doug, and counts down some charts with Howard & Kulap! Doug chats about the Grammys, Hayley Williams, and Weezer cruises while counting down Billboard’s Top 5 Hot Dance Electric Songs. Then, we find…


Episode 014: Diamonds Are Forever with Doug Benson

James Bonding #14December 19, 2013

The Matts are joined by Doug Benson to discuss Diamonds Are Forever!


Concert Buddies

Comedy Bang Bang #235July 29, 2013

If you don’t already know, Doug Benson hates candy wrappers, screaming children, and sticky seats. Although, he loves movies and he joins Scott on today’s Comedy Bang Bang to talk about Broadway, the first time they met, and being concert buddies. Our…


Super Buddies

Nocturnal Emotions #44July 10, 2013

Har Mar invades Doug Benson & Matt Mira’s hotel room in Austin, Texas for a movie chat on this week’s Nocturnal Emotions! They talk about 2 Fast 2 Furious being the most sex-less movie they’ve seen in a long time, Nick Nolte’s…


Sklarbro County 56

The super fast and quick witted Doug Benson takes his spot controlling the steering wheel that is Sklarbro County! Doug gives us the low down on his recent food podcast “Dining With Doug and Karen,” tells us how he’s a good samaritan,…



The Fogelnest Files #29March 28, 2013

Doug Benson, Chris Gethard, and Andrew W.K. join Jake in their viewing positions for a LIVE edition of THE FOGELNEST FILES from SXSW! Recorded LIVE at Esther’s Follies in Austin, Texas, they’ll try to understand the logic behind the M*A*S*H karaoke music…


Zombie Candles

Comedy Bang Bang #208March 18, 2013

The Walking Dead’s Steven Yeun joins the Bang! Bang! universe along with today’s co-host/lover of movies Doug Benson! After a chat about hair in movies/tv, haunted hotels, and what we can expect on the upcoming episodes of The Walking Dead, our old…


Twilight Breaking Dawn Pt 2

How Did This Get Made? #50November 27, 2012

Finally, the Twilight saga has come to an end and Doug Benson is back to help wrap up Twilight: Breaking Dawn – Part 2! We cover everything from the CGI baby, numerous decapitations, and vampire stereotypes. We also talk about why Jacob…


Road House: LIVE!

How Did This Get Made? #45September 18, 2012

If you love movies with huge explosions, bar fights, and monster trucks, then you have to watch Road House immediately. Our first return guest, Doug Benson, joined us for this week’s How Did This Get Made? LIVE at Bumbershoot! We discuss everything…



Do you believe in podcasts? Of course you do! But what about Sasquatch, the Lost City of Atlantis, the Titanic, or quicksand? Today we're discussing legends, like the Legend of Knockout Ball, with Doug Benson. Someday generations far into the future will…


Twilight Breaking Dawn Pt 1

If you've had the misfortune of being imprinted with Twilight: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, than please join us as we journey through the boring yet endlessly confusing relationship of Bella and Edward. Doug Benson is our guest of honor and together…


EPISODE 100!!!

Totally Laime #100December 30, 2011

It's finally here Laimewads! Our ONE HUNDREDTH EPISODE!!! We gave ourselves a gift for this milestone and his name is DOUG BENSON! He joins us for this magical occasion to talk about nicknames, embarrassing birthday traditions, the complexities of Twitter, weed, and…


Emotional Luggage

Who Charted? #48November 2, 2011

Doug Benson: Consumer of cannabis, lover of movies, Broadway aficionado, and an absolute master of the charts! Doug makes appearance number two this week and we have prepared for him the Weekend Box Office Chart, the Billboard Country Music Chart, and a…


Using a Famous Guest: Day 3

Four podcasts become three as we reach the end of the week. Only one podcast is safe this week making it one of the toughest eliminations yet. Who will go home? You'll have to listen to find out. And as always, leave…


Using a Famous Guest: Day 2

Both Doug Benson and Harris Wittels are experienced podcast guests. Knowing what they know about podcasting and Nick Thune, what will they think of each show's four minute submission? Only four shows remain, so no nit will go unpicked as we prepare…


Altered States

There are many ways to experience this world around us. Whether haunted by nightmares or high off of unfiltered cigarettes, the altered state can be scary and confusing. Unless, of course, you are our guest Doug Benson who has cultivated a fruitful…


The Big One-Oh-Oh

Comedy Bang Bang #100April 11, 2011

Happy 100th Birthday to Comedy Bang Bang! While there won't be cake and ice cream, there will be hilarious guests, some of your favorite features, and amazing music courtesy of Susanna Hoffs and Matthew Sweet. Tom Lennon and Rob Huebel try to…


Who Loves Movies?

The Wolf Den #3February 21, 2011

Doug Benson was one of the first comics to explore the world of podcasting. While his show has changed networks, formats, and even names, Doug Loves Movies has stayed on the top of the comedy podcasting charts through it all. In this…


Doug Loves D-Box

Who Charted? #10February 9, 2011

Doug loves movies, poker, Julio Iglesias, marijuana, and CHARTS! Mr. Benson is no stranger to the podcasting world, and we are lucky to have his expertise this week on Who Charted?! Hear about Doug's interesting Super Bowl Sunday, his thoughts on the…


Poundin' Puss in Heaven

Comedy Bang Bang #78October 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

Sklarbro Country #12October 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…


Happy Valentines Day

Comedy Bang Bang #40February 12, 2010

Harris Wittels comes to save face after his last appearance, and gets some great tips from comedy legend Doug Benson regarding the jokes he stores in his phone. Notorious grump Christopher Hitchens shows up to let us know why Valentine's Day, the…


Live from SF Sketchfest!

Comedy Bang Bang #B2January 18, 2010

In the first Doug Loves Movies/Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast cross-over event, Scott brings on his friends Doug Benson, Dana Gould, Paul F. Tompkins, Michael Ian Black, and of course the theme-song composer Reggie Watts. The show gets its first ever appearance…


Have a Merry Christmas...

Comedy Bang Bang #34December 18, 2009

If Santa asked ME what I wanted for Christmas, I'm sure Jon Hamm, Nick Kroll, James Adomian, and Paul F. Tompkins would be involved. Well, Scott answers this nerd's Christmas dreams with a commercial for Masculinidad, a peek into Jesse “The Mind”…


Yet Another Pardo-sode

Comedy Bang Bang #22September 25, 2009

And here we are, yet another appearance of Jimmy Pardo. You'd think he'd grow tired of the live radio scene, but when he's got great guests like shock jock Kirk rocker and Paul Stanley from KISS to help him out how can…


An Old Fashioned Dinner

Comedy Bang Bang #14July 31, 2009

Sometimes really talented comedians get some fame. And by sometimes, I mean in the case of Zach Galifianakis and Andy Samberg. Hear a little bit about each of their rises to fame, but certainly do not miss learning about Life of the…


Jimmy Pardo's Back

Comedy Bang Bang #13July 24, 2009

Pardo is back! While most fans loved his last appearance, a certain country disc jockey named A.J. Christopher had some issues with it and came on to give Jimmy advice. But it isn't all hate for Pardo, The Shaman performs an original…


Birthday Checks!

Comedy Bang Bang #11July 10, 2009

Two words: Birthday Checks! That's right, it's the premiere of Weirder Scott's first ever single! But before you fast forward over to that, be sure to listen to Officer Dick Butterfield who has some great safety tips for the summertime. With all…


Comedy Vs. Music

Comedy Bang Bang #10July 3, 2009

They say every musician wants to be a comedian and every comedian wants to be a musician. I happen to think Aimee Mann just enjoys being friends with comedians, but you can't help but pick up on how funny she is. She…


The New Doctor Demento

Comedy Bang Bang #8June 19, 2009

Dr. Demento was arguably the most famous comedy radio host…that is, until Scott Aukerman joined the business! The key to Demento's success was one Mr. “Weird Al” Yankovic, who Scott steals away to bring himself fame. On this episode they discuss Al's…


Double Co-Hosts

Comedy Bang Bang #7June 5, 2009

An episode with two co-hosts? It cannot be! Well, it is…but, when they're The Sklar Brothers you can hardly call them two separate entities. With the comedic force of Scott, Jason and Randy, and Paul F. Tompkins, you'd think unfunny was impossible…that…


Doing Laundry with Sarah

Comedy Bang Bang #6June 5, 2009

You'd expect a show like Comedy Bang Bang to be able to get at least one popular movie star each episode, but TWO? That's unheard of! Until now that is, with Billy Crystal and James Gandolfini both showing up on this episode.…


Guest Host Jimmy Pardo

Comedy Bang Bang #5May 29, 2009

Jimmy Pardo is the host of his own show, Never Not Funny, so one would assume that he'd be a good host of Comedy Bang Bang. Well, one would be right! Except for the boring politicians he had on, the show is…


Special Nerdist Edition

Comedy Bang Bang #4May 22, 2009

Four episodes in and Scott is ALREADY chickening out? Geesh! Well, fortunately the Nerdist Chris Hardwick steps in and does a flat-out awesome job taking over the hosting reigns. With Mike Phirman and Matt Mira on his side, they are unstoppable, and…


Reggaeton Soundboard

Comedy Bang Bang #2May 8, 2009

It doesn't take a show like Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast long to get some grade-A guests. Guests like SNL's Kevin Nealon? Yes, guests like SNL's Kevin Nealon! And before Aziz Ansari became a huge hit with Raaaaaaaandy, he was a huge…


Welcome to Comedy Bang Bang

Comedy Bang Bang #1May 1, 2009

Welcome to Comedy Bang Bang: The Podcast! As is to be expected, the first few episodes are where the show finds its footings, and that it does! Rob Huebel from TV's “Human Giant”, Tom Lennon from TV's “The State”, and Doug Benson…


Doug Benson

Kevin chats with Doug Benson.

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