Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend

Gareth Reynolds (The Dollop, Arrested Development, I'm Sorry) stops by to talk about his debut album Riddled with Disease, holding koalas, his driver's license wig, relationship patterns, his relationship with his dad, quitting caffeine, writing for television, divorce, duel citizenship, depression, "yarguments" and so much more. We also took a personality/psychology quiz and Gareth did his best Tony impersonation.

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If you listened last week you've likely been on tenterhooks waiting to find out what my question for Dave Huntsberger was. Well this week delivers in a big way. Also we (Dave, Tony Thaxton, Joe Kwaczala and I) taste nogs, puzzle over regional accents and talk about black eyes peas. And more!

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Director, writer and editor Dan Schechter (Life of Crime) joins us to talk about his new movie After Class which stars Justin Long, Fran Drescher and Kate Berlant and was based on his own experiences teaching in a politically charged environment. We chat about nuance, students, keeping an open mind, white men, guilt, family, dogs, termites, mistakes, asking favors, grief and so much more.

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Who knows Joe Kwaczala best? Take the quiz along with Alison Rosen, Dave Honey Huntsberger and Tony Thaxton to find out. Also how did Joe spend his Thanksgiving? How was Tony's gig the night before? And a question for Dave? Plus so much more including Joe's zippered arm pocket, carolers who lack confidence, Alison's med switch and other stuff!

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Alie Ward (Ologies, Did I Mention Invention?, Brainchild) returns to talk about the success she's experienced making something entirely her own, being a home owner and dog owner, her love life, fear of failure, love of science, premature ovarian failure, being a pseudo redhead, insects, massage chairs, list making, codependency, jobs that felt somewhat inauthentic, germs, dick fish and so much more. We also took your questions.

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A rare Thursday show treat! Paul Rust and Michael Cassady are here on the eve of their new Don't Stop Or We'll Die release Diamond Skies Over Western Dreams. Tone Zone Thaxton played drums on it so it's like we have a whole band in the studio. What do you do when you have a whole band in your studio? You talk about egg nog! And eye language, Brooklyn and more. Also Daniel and I are back from Hawaii and I learned some things. Plus we do a round of Just Me Or Everyone and get a Tony Update and so much more.

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Joe Kwaczala stops by to talk about growing up in Pittsburgh, the significance to him of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (he hosts a podcast called Who Cares About the Rock Hall?), being a self-described "mama's boy," his t-shirt system for remembering A and B days, releasing 31 videos for his 31st year, good attention versus bad attention, the things he did for attention, moving out to Los Angeles, trying to do his live talk show in LA, losing a friend, driving for Lyft, taping his Comedy Central special and so much more.

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We learn more about Kevin T. Porter's childhood, Tony's workload, boundaries (and whether any of us have good ones) and so much more including a kiss from a rose on the huh?, #SnackChat and a quiz about Spain.

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 11:17pm PDT

Joe Randazzo (The Onion, Adult Swim, @midnight) stops by the show to talk about working with Tiffany Haddish, growing up in New Hampshire, smoking, kids, Brooklyn, Charlie Rose and other disgraced men, Charlie Rose's crappy table, meeting his wife, Gen X, getting kicked off Twitter, his book Funny on Purpose and so much more.

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