The Fort

The Fort Podcast is a comedy podcast that combines comedic celebrity interviews and original sketches. It’s hosted by Mike Costantini, Kevin Ford and Ed Galvez who are three improvisational actors and stand up comedians in Los Angeles. The show is a celebration of all things nerdy, funny and sometimes topical.

Guest Appearances

August 17, 2011

We started the competition with ten podcasts and after today we will have whittled it down to five. Hear how the chat shows fare and if the sketch shows proved themselves in today’s elimination episode. Leave your comments here on the forum and on our Facebook page.

August 16, 2011

Our guest judges for the week are Tig Notaro and Seth Morris. Seth has written, performed, and directed many a sketch show at the UCB Theatre, and while Tig isn’t a sketch comic herself, her podcast Professor Blastoff includes weekly sketches. Will any submission make these two judges laugh out loud? Listen to find out, and join us tomorrow as we eliminate our fifth competitor!

August 15, 2011

Given the success of podcasts like Superego, The Pod F. Tompkast, and The Thrilling Adventure Hour, we asked our contestants to try writing and performing sketches. In today’s coaching session you’ll hear what Matt, a venerable sketch comedy innovator, thinks of the popularity of “meta sketches” and what advice he has for all the non-sketch competitors. See who comes out on top tomorrow when Matt is joined by Tig Notaro and Seth Morris.

August 10, 2011

We don’t love doing it, but we have to eliminate yet another podcast. Matt, Howard, and Marc call the three lowest performing shows and one must leave. Keep up with our eliminated contestants on the Earwolf blog, and join in on the discussion on our forums.

August 9, 2011

Marc Maron and Howard Kremer both use guests in a unique way on their podcasts. Let’s hear what they think of our seven remaining challengers. With the competition thinning out we have longer submissions to judge and harsher critiques for the remaining shows. Hear who did the most poorly tomorrow on our elimination show.

August 8, 2011

This week we ask our challengers to send in examples of how they use their guests. In the coaching sessions we’ll hear how the guest-less podcasts plan on competing this week and why it’s important for the “chat” shows to set themselves apart from their competition. Plus, what does Totally Laime think about their front-runner status? Find out how they fare the competition tomorrow with guest judges Marc Maron and Howard Kremer.