Todd Barry is like a fine wine: Very dry, and makes you giggle like a fool. While you probably only know him as the deli owner from The Wrestler, you might be surprised to know that he is one of the most revered comic actors working, appearing in shows such as Flight of the Conchords, Louie, and Delocated. He has three stand-up albums: Medium Energy, Falling Off the Bone, and From Heaven.
August 20, 2019
Comedian Todd Barry makes a long awaited return to Who Charted, with fellow comic Max Beasley in tow! Todd gets to know Billie Eilish and throws down with the Grammy Committee as they count down Billboards Top 200 Albums. Then, they dive into the Movie Chart to help Todd cope with The Lion King and Fast & Furious before Engineer Stard puts in motion a tactical plan to dominate the Hot Picks.
This episode is sponsored by NHTSA.
June 25, 2019
Live from Clusterfest, R.E.M. founding member Peter Buck joins Adam Scott Aukerman to discuss all things R.E.M. Peter talks about the Baseball Project, where he keeps his awards, showing up to the Grammys in his pajamas twice, and offers the Scotts a special gift. Plus, a special appearance by comedian Todd Barry and Peter plays two songs with the greatest R.E.M. tribute band of all time, Dead Letter Office.
For a video of Peter Buck performing with Dead Letter Office go to https://youtu.be/vHNSreFfVa0
July 10, 2018
Stand-up comedian and actor Todd Barry joins Adam Scott Aukerman as they roll up their sleeves to discuss R.E.M.’s thirteenth studio album, Around the Sun. Todd talks about sitting in with bands like Yo La Tengo as a drummer, when he first heard of R.E.M., and the times he rubbed shoulders with the band. Plus, they dive into In Time: The Best of R.E.M. 1988-2003, open up the ol’ mailbag, and Todd shares his Top 10 R.E.M. songs.
This episode is brought to you by Leesa (www.leesa.com/REM), Hello Fresh (www.hellofresh.com/rem30), and LightStream (www.lightstream.com/REM).
April 24, 2018
Comedians Todd Barry & Janeane Garofalo join Jo & Manolo to play listener-created games with callers.
Games played: Toto’s Africa or Out of Africa, Old New Amsterdam, and Dr. Advice Show.
March 29, 2018
Comedians Todd Barry (Spicy Honey) and Andrew Heaton (Reason) join Negin to chat about the impact of the Stormy Daniels 60 Minutes interview. Plus, they discuss Trump’s plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. Lastly, Negin asks the panel: How do you deal with negative feedback?
This episode is sponsored by The Harold Ramis Film School (ramisfilmschool.com)
September 4, 2017
225 — Season 2, Ep 25 – Sit in a Circle (w/ Todd Barry, Janet Varney, Cole Stratton, Matt Besser & Danielle Schneider live from Outside Lands Fest)
An especially lively night in the tavern with visits from a raven, a warrior elf, an ill child, a giant dwarf and a fairy decorator.
Arnie: Arnie Niekamp
Chunt: Adal Rifai
Usidore: Matt Young
Kermit the Raven: Todd Barry
Braidwynn: Janet Varney
Timbo: Cole Stratton
Matt Dabbin’: Matt Besser
Jasmine Honeygem: Danielle Schneider
Mysterious Man: Tim Sniffen
Craig: Ryan DiGiorgi
Producers: Arnie Niekamp, Evan Jacover, Ryan DiGiorgi
Editor: Garrett Schultz
Theme Music: Andy Poland
Magic Tavern Logo: Allard Laban
Audio Assistance: Jason Knox
Production Assistance: Garrett Schultz
Photo Credit: Miikka Skaffari