Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend

The Thursday gang (Alison, Chris Laxamana, Matt Fondiler, Gary Smith and Jenna Kim Jones) discuss Halloween, being indirect, butter sandwiches (again!), other sandwiches, pinatas and drugs, Les Claypool and so much more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Michael Showalter stopped by this episode of Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend to talk about all sorts of things including his rich and varied history with Alison, Lou Reed, being too attached to his cell phone, moving to LA from New York, his feelings about the East Coast, things Alison was wrong about, The State, cats, his book Guys Can Be Cat Ladies Too, meeting his wife, being a certified cat trapper, They Came Together, semiotics and so much more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone 

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

The Thursday gang (Alison, Chris Laxamana, Matt Fondiler, Gary Smith and Jenna Kim Jones) discuss where Jenna's been, her history dancing and singing at Lagoon, whether Chris is the male Alison, hair cutting and coloring, butter sandwiches, more things we regret, the number one worst thing Chris has ever done, the whole Dingo Boy situation and the pronunciation of "gusto." We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone and announced the winner of the Citrix contest.

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Greg Proops stopped by this episode of Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend to talk about all sorts of things including being the first guest ever to appear thrice on the show, Nu Shooz and Andie MacDowell, football and sports in general, owning a Filofax, his capacity to love, his latest special filmed at Musso & Frank and what happened with Chill.com, poetry, fiction, pizza and more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone

Direct download: ARIYNBF_2XX_GregProops.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

In what Alison is already regarding as a Very Special Episode of Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend, The Thursday gang (Alison, Chris Laxamana, Matt Fondiler, Gary Smith) along with fellow Carolla Digital producer extraordinaire Jeff Fox go around the room airing grievances in a round of Hey Go F*ck Yourself. Then Chris makes a brave and upsetting confession. Plus more heated discussion about whether a butter sandwich actually exists or whether, as Gary maintains, it's just two pieces of toast slapped together. Plus talk of Gravity, energy and baseball. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone 

Direct download: ARIYNBF_MBF_029.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Paul Gilmartin stops by this episode of Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend to talk about weird sex music, his excellent podcast The Mental Illness Happy Hour and what inspired him to start it, boundary issues, relationships, his relationship with his mom, getting sober, anger, depression, support groups and so much more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone

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The Thursday gang (Alison, Chris Laxamana, Matt Fondiler and Gary Smith) welcome fellow Carolla Digital producer extraordinaire Jeff Fox to the show to talk about his early days in magazines, video editing, how to pronounce "aunt" and spell "gray," Chris's car double and so much more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone

Direct download: ARIYNBF_MBF_028.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 9:57pm PDT

Larry Miller stops by this episode of Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend to talk about Chicken Larry, suffering head trauma earlier this year, his alter ego Fred Stone, his one-man show, cleaning habits, drinking, parents' night and so much more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone.

Direct download: ARIYNBF_2XX_LarryMiller.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

The Thursday gang (Alison, Chris Laxamana, Matt Fondiler and Gary Smith) welcome newish Carolla Digital employee Caelan Biehn -- son of actor Michael Biehn-- to the podcast while Jenna is out with a cold. We talk about Chris's weekend conundrum, who will get the honor of being Alison's Face Czar, Matt Costa and the upcoming live show at the LA Podfest, video games, the way Jo Koy says "drawers" vs. the way Chris says "drawers," dancing, super embarrassing moments, Matt's running around in flip flops and so much more.

Direct download: ARIYNBF_MBF_027.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 10:51pm PDT

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