Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend

Kelly Carlin returns to Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend to talk about her new book A Carlin Home Companion, growing up in the shadow of her larger than life father George Carlin, suffering panic attacks as a young person, getting into an abusive relationship in high school, the magnetic draw of certain personalities, psychology, her mother's alcoholism and her own drug experiences, enmeshment, family systems, the time her dad freaked out on bad acid, becoming aware of family dysfunction, her relationship with her dad near the end of his life and his relationship with the species, feelings of betrayal and so much more. Plus we took your questions over twitter and did a round of Just Me Or Everyone.

Direct download: AR_092815_Kelly_Carlin.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 8:07pm PDT

No Regrets! (with special guest Ben Gleib)

On this episode, Alison and the  Thursday gang (Jenna Kim Jones, Allan Moss, Daniel Quantz and Jeff Fox) plus special guest Ben Gleib discuss the whereabouts of Greg Heller, Alison and Daniel's horrifying night at The Palm wherein they saw Margot Robbie but also witnessed an old dude finger his date at the table, #NoRegrets, the true origin of Alison and Jenna knowing one another, reading old emails, rejection, liquid poop for the soul, deodorant talk, a lot of dentist chat, supermarket samples and so much more.  Plus we did a round of Just Me Or Everyone.

Direct download: AR_092415_MBF.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 8:52pm PDT

Phil Rosenthal (creator, writer and exec producer of Everybody Loves Raymond, Exporting Raymond) stops by this episode of Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend to talk about his new PBS food and travel show, I'll Have What Phil's Having, his love of food and travel, how he met his wife (and why their relationship is predicated on a lie), growing up the child of holocaust survivors, his relationship with his brother, lessons he's learned over the years about show business, why steak tastes different if you eat it with your bare hands, foods he was squeamish to try, writing jokes for Clinton, his book You're Lucky You're Funny: How Life Becomes and Sitcom, the times he quit Raymond and so much more. Plus we took your questions over twitter and did a round of Just Me Or Everyone.

Direct download: AR_092115_Phil_Rosenthal.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 9:20pm PDT

On this episode Alison and the  Thursday gang (Jenna Kim Jones, Allan Moss, Greg Heller, Daniel Quantz and Jeff Fox) reconvene to recount their Bumbershoot experiences which include Daniel accidentally eating a pot cookie on the night they're all going out to a celebratory dinner. Plus Greg's surf lingo quiz, a discussion of various fruits and a corn revelation.  Plus we did a round of Just Me Or Everyone.

Direct download: AR_091715_MBF.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 8:46pm PDT

Doug Benson and Annie Lederman join Alison onstage at the Cornish Playhouse in Seattle for this live episode of Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend which includes a discussion of the role baked goods play during Doug Loves Movies (Alison was a guest the night before), Annie's run in with the band Train, Topic Sombrero, worst fails onstage, audience questions, Deleted Tweets and HGFY. Plus we did a round of Just Me Or Everyone and Trapp Dog played live. Thank you, Seattle!

 

Direct download: AR_091415_Live_Lederman_Benson.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 8:42pm PDT

How well do Alison and the Thursday gang (Jenna Kim Jones, Allan Moss, Greg Heller, Daniel Quantz and Jeff Fox) know Dustin Goot? Find out in this episode. Plus wedding vendor vendettas, an intense and heated discussion of how Jeff and Greg feel about everyone else's feelings about cats, hot cereal talk, urinal chatter and more.  Plus we did a round of Just Me Or Everyone.

 

Direct download: AR_091015_MBF.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 8:58pm PDT

 

Jimmy Pardo stops by this episode of Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend to talk about Never Not Funny, hating women for four years, doing theater in high school, high school reunions and what he was expecting versus what he found, using charm to avoid getting beat up, therapy, allergies, OCD, being on the receiving end of the Heimlich, affect vs. effect, the death of his brother-in-law Andrew Koenig and so much more. Plus we took your questions over twitter and did a round of Just Me Or Everyone.

Direct download: AR_090715_Jimmy_Pardo.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 4:44pm PDT

Someone's having recurring dreams about lobsters again! Listen as Alison and the Thursday gang (Jenna Kim Jones, Allan Moss, Greg Heller, Daniel Quantz and Jeff Fox) discuss the ethics of shopping and return policies, fears of the ocean, nature in general, splitting raisins, Jenna feeling out of place at The Standard, nudity at hotels, Greg's blood pressure panic, Occupy Exam Room and so much more. Plus we did a round of Just Me Or Everyone.

Direct download: AR_090315_MBF.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 9:04pm PDT

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