Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend

The Thursday gang  (Alison, Chris Laxamana, Matt Fondiler, Gary Smith, Jenna Kim Jones and Caelan Biehn)  discusses where we were a year ago, prison listeners, TV shows, Matt's adventures tree shopping, the Magic Castle, super powers and so much more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 5:00 AM

Wink Martindale (plus appearance by his wife Sandy) stops by this episode of Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend to talk about being a frigging legend, hosting game shows, which game show he wishes he currently hosted, his first radio gig at 17, going from radio to TV, his friendship with Elvis Presley, the last time  he saw Elvis, being a parent vs. being a grandparent, how he met his wife Sandy, Sandy's 6 year relationships with Elvis, their chihuahuas, keeping love alive, operating a restaurant, fighting, civil rights and so much more.  We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone

Direct download: ARIYNBF_WinkMartindale.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 6:12 AM

The Thursday gang  (Alison, Chris Laxamana, Matt Fondiler, Gary Smith, Jenna Kim Jones and Caelan Biehn)  discusses Caelan's whereabouts, Alison's sad feeling in the morning, Alison's fanny pack, Jenna's Xmas party, NYC vs. Solvang vs. Big Bear, urinal talk and more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 6:15 AM

Nick Santora (Scorpion, Prison Break, Breakout Kings) stops by this episode of Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend to talk about his just-released children's book I Want An Alien for Christmas, being emotional, the meaning of family, his past as a lawyer, how he came up as a screenwriter, his wife's adjustment to Los Angeles, cold calling Adam Carolla, going after what he wants, MASH and so much more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone

Direct download: ARIYNBF_NickSantora.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 6:21 AM

The Thursday gang  (Alison, Chris Laxamana, Matt Fondiler, Gary Smith, Jenna Kim Jones and Caelan Biehn)  discusses everyone's Thanksgiving, the final answer regarding the bank teller story teased ages ago, how much depression is normal if any, whether you are your struggle or how we define ourselves and each other, interview tactics and more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone

Direct download: ARIYNBF_MBF89.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 6:26 AM

Allen Salkin (The New York Times, From Scratch: The Uncensored History of the Food Network) stops by this episode of Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend to talk about Guy Fieri, Paula Deen, Rachael Ray, Bobby Flay, the writing community in New York, the value of journalism school, whether writing can be taught, breaking off an engagement, relationships, narcissism, therapy, losing his father, interviewing and so much more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 6:17 AM

The Thursday gang  (Alison, Chris Laxamana, Matt Fondiler, Gary Smith, Jenna Kim Jones and Caelan Biehn)  discusses thanksgiving plans, riding with dogs in cars, the whole bank teller thing and so much more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone (click here to see the JMOEs from this episode). Happy Thanksgiving!

Direct download: ARIYNBF_MBF88.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 5:00 AM

Scott Carter (Real Time with Bill Maher) stops by this episode of Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend to talk about his play Discord, asthma attacks, epiphanies, religion, wanting to feel normal, Bill Cosby, Maher audiences, harmony, fatherhood and so much more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 5:00 AM

The Thursday gang  (Alison, Chris Laxamana, Matt Fondiler, Gary Smith, Jenna Kim Jones and Caelan Biehn)  discusses Alison's coffee swirlaroo disaster, Caelan's new intro, scunchies and banana clips, Jenna's experience at AFV, where we sat in class, how we sleep, sleeping with a dog in the bed and so much more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone

Direct download: ARIYNBF_MBF87.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 6:20 AM

Stevie Ryan stops by this episode of Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend to talk about growing up in Victorville, getting into comedy, having her own Vh1 sketch show Stevie TV, relationships, self-help books, therapy, dirty dishes, the worst apartment vermin story ever, hair color, tragedy and more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone

Direct download: ARIYNBF_StevieRyan.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 5:00 AM