Comedian Tim Krompier talks comedy, family and vasectomies with Bernie & AL at The Brokerage Comedy Club in Bellmore, Long Island. Comedy insider John Trueson plays wingman and the group talks much smack in another HILARIOUS 30 minute fast pace interview. Krompier’s Best Selling Comedy CD is available HERE.
ESPN’s Over The Ball host Kevin Flynn covers the sociology of soccer, Nantucket Comedy Festival (from inception to what to expect this year) and standup comedy. Kevin and AL’s banter would be offensive if it weren’t so juvenile and Kevin and Bernie compare their melanoma experiences.
Comedian/actor Mark Christopher Lawrence gives us a play by play on thriving long term as a Hollywood actor. His IMBd page reads a mile long (Big Mike on NBC’s Chuck, Weeds, Glee, Terminator 2) and when he’s not busy lengthening that list you’ll find him doing theater, voiceovers and producing. This interview is a must listen for anyone starting out or trying to stay in the Hollywood game. At minute 43 we switch gears and Mark, a card carrying NRA member and pistol instructor shares his philosophy on gun control, Second Amendment rights and where he thinks they’re headed.
His Road Stories podcast has been touted by USA Today as “One of the funniest of 2013”. His TV writing for The Tonight Show (Fallon and Leno), Ridiculousness, Bill Engvall’s Here’s Your Sign Awards etc. has earned him more awards than Kim Kardashians had STD’s. He’s written for Conan O’Brian, Steve Carell, Dennis Miller. He created and produced the Cold Turkey reality TV series. In this episode Bernie & AL take a tour around the mind of Murray Valeriano. They get his take on the Joel Osteen, religion and what it’s like to be the son of a preacher.
Of course there’s the obligatory comedy industry stories, dick jokes and other malarkey.
Taylor Williamson talks about how America’s Got Talent changed his comedy career, what he’s been up to since coming in second place on the show and announces his guest appearance date for this season. Don’t let the rags to riches story fool you, Taylor is The Real Deal who has been performing standup comedy full force since his senior year of high school and he works just as hard now as he did when he started. The three comedians discuss working various facets of the comedy circuit and are pleasantly surprised when they realize Taylor is the son Bernie & AL gave up for adoption when they were teens.
Bernie & AL interview locals and expats in Mazatlan, Mexico. We get the inside scoop from local Jorge Puente and ex-pats Cheryl Gaudet and Chris Davidson. Jorge, born and raised in Mazatlan spent 17 years in San Francisco achieving the American Dream and has returned. Musician Cheryl talks ex-pat life and how the move allowed her a much better standard of living as an artist. Chris has settled down here after years of corporate life, her last stop being the manager of an IKEA in Abu Dhabi. (Yes, an IKEA in Abu Dhabi) All 3 guests have a different perspective on life in Mazatlan but all share a love of the city and want you to know about the amazing sense of community, the culture and the good time that you’re missing. As usual, Bernie tries to get a little Marxist and dick jokes ensue.
Recorded at the fabulous Hotel Playa Mazatlan in Mexico.
Actress and DogMom Mikaela Hoover drops in to talk about her 82 zillion TV guest appearances, red carpet and let’s not forget her Vines accumulating literally MILLIONS of plays. Hoover shares her thoughts on the LA grind, Zombie Basement and making SPARKY and MIKAELA, for XBox Live with GUARDIANS OF THE GLAXY director James Gunn.
From Sons of Anarchy, True Detective, True Blood, etc. Actor Brad Carter drops by fresh off of filming BLACK MASS with Johnny Depp. Bernie and AL discuss his recent breakthroughs in Hollywood, making an album and accomplishing all this while battling Essential Tremor. Brad made headlines (and went Viral) undergoing Deep Brain Stimulation surgery for 7 hours – while playing guitar. Anyone dealing with Essential Tremor will appreciate his insight and candor.
A Must Listen Interview before you catch Brad in Ascension premiering December 15th on SyFy.
Only Eric Deskin can tell the story of being fired from a law firm hysterically. Bernie & AL interview the comedian / character actor about his regular gig on Kimmel, working with Vince D’Onofrio and HIS moments with Tom Cruise jumping up and down long before Cruise did it on Oprah’s couch.
Preview Eric’s endless TV credits in these 4 Funny Minutes to warm you up for the whole interview.