Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend (comedy)

Ben Gleib returns to tell us about his star-studded Telethon for America and his longtime infatuation with Natalie Portman. At one point during the telethon he nearly got an answer to a question which has been plaguing him about whether Natalie remembered an interaction he had with her years prior but then Chelsea Handler made a joke and the moment was lost forever. Also, Alison is worried her belly button is going to explode which leads to some hard truths about lies we've been fed about innies and outies. Plus Just Me Or Everyone, a Caitlyn Jenner spotting at a fast food restaurant, Idylwild's dog mayor, the smell of Alison and Daniel's old apartment and so much more.

 

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 8:00pm PST

Travis McElroy (My Brother, My Brother and Me, Adventure Zone, Schmanners), Jordan Morris (Jordan, Jesse, Go!, Bubble) and musical guest Michael Rosas join me onstage for a live show from the Big Adventure Festival in Costa Mesa, California. Plus a promo for my new podcast, Childish! To see the photos mentioned at the beginning of the episode go to the episode summary at AlisonRosen.com.

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 8:31pm PST

Greg is back and he had another harrowing experience with "mantra guy" when he was entirely too high to handle it. Also turns out he briefly considered doing standup. Fresh from an episode with Ray Oldhafer, Alison and Daniel recount a couple of WTF things he said. Also a recap of our fun show at Big Adventure Fest, sleep hygiene, ghosts, nighttime eating syndrome, TV Time, Busy Tonight, a round of Just Me Or Everyone and so much more. 

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 8:00pm PST

Ben Hoffman, the real identity of the person behind country superstar Wheeler Walker, Jr. stops by the show to talk about Wheeler's upcoming album, WWIII and the way Wheeler's life mirrors Ben's. For example, WWWIII is as hilarious and crass as ever but features songs about true love and settling down. Wheeler has a wife and son. Ben Hoffman has been in a solid relationship for a while now and is thinking about the future. We also talk about touring life, the Netflix animated show Ben sold and will be working on in 2019, sending Wheeler to rehab, Wheeler's politics, the woman Ben cast as Wheeler's wife, therapy and so much more. Plus we answered your questions and did a round of Just Me Or Everyone.

 

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 8:11pm PST

We moved and we're in a new house with a temporary new studio! Also Daniel did the keto diet and Wendy is over us and Alie Ward is here only covering her mouth to hide her new Invisalign like half the time she speaks. And Renee is here with a new roommate at home. Also Daniel claims 90 percent of the junk in this house is mine which is patently false and now my life's mission is to prove him wrong. Plus so much more including a broken snow globe and Just Me Or Everyone.

 

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Direct download: AR_110118_MBF.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 8:00pm PST

Author and radio host Courtenay Hameister (Live Wire!) stops by the show to talk about her hilarious memoir Okay Fine Whatever: The Year I Went from Being Afraid of Everything to Only Being Afraid of Most Things, her RV book tour, relationships, being a late bloomer, the mixed feelings she experienced when she stopped hosting Live Wire!, live show anxiety, the genesis of the book, having sex in public, burrito night at the sex club, breathing and mindfulness, how she knew polyamory wasn't for her and so much more. 

 

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 7:21pm PST

Greg Heller is back and he may have been so loud at work he caused Busy Phillips and her whole staff to move offices. Also he refused to receive a mantra while produce shopping. Alison and Daniel are moving this week and they are stressed. Alison can't throw anything out and Daniel took a humiliating spill outside. Plus we live video streamed this episode to Patreon and made the guy running the stream chime in from time to time. (His name is Dax Schaffer.) Alison is averse to human touch, according to Daniel. And Renee and Greg bond over yoga cults. Plus an email about sopapillas and a round of Just Me Or Everyone.

 

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 8:00pm PST

Bert Kreischer stops by the show to talk about his Sober October progress, the bet between him, Tom Segura, Joe Rogan and Ari Shaffir, the impact of Joe Rogan and Bill Burr talking to him at the Comedy Store about prioritizing standup and The Bertcast over TV hosting, allowing people to befriend him, the jokes (#bertisfat) that put him back into therapy, parting ways with the Travel Channel after eight years, eating coffee cake with his dog, his Netflix special Secret Time, his upcoming tour, fatherhood and marriage, anal chugging, being a bro to a point, his dad's owl story and so much more. We also took your questions and did a round of Just Me Or Everyone.

 

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 8:44pm PST

We have some ideas for car wash improvements. Jordan Morris is back and he knows a shocking amount of trivia about the La Brea Tar Pits. Alison did a corporate gig and flew semi-private and now she's been ruined for all real jobs and commercial flights. Also she had pregnant-lady cous cous disaster. (She choked on a cous and pissed herself.) Plus various cities we've spent time in, iTunes comments of the week, a round of Just Me Or Everyone and why it is that Jordan and Alison do that thing they do.

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Direct download: AR_101818_MBF.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 8:51pm PST

The list of shows Kathryn Burns has choreographed is highly impressive. In addition to her work on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend she's worked on Key & Peele, Workaholics, Another Period, Garfunkel & Oates, Wet Hot American Summer, Better Things, Jimmy Kimmel, Comedy Bang Bang and more. She's a go-to comedy choreographer but she's also worked with Carly Rae Jepsen and Pharrell. She's the first choreographer I've had on the show and I was fascinated to learn how it all works and also that there's no union that represents TV and film choreographers. We also talked about her path, UCB, nursing, body image, her family, serendipity and so much more. Plus we took questions from listeners and did a round of Just Me Or Everyone.

 

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 9:16pm PST