Hoo boy! It sure is hot out there folks! Don't worry, we're not gonna let that stop us from bringing you another great episode! In Dogs We Met This Week, hear all about Cici the Dog! Bonus, you can learn about Renee's hypothetical brain dog! In Mutt Minute, learn about the extinct Salish Wool Dog! We're joined this week by comedian and writer Joan Ford! We also have a whole bunch of Personal Dog News! We're joined once again by official CIPYD Photographer Becca Murray! So, sit back, cool off and enjoy!
Keegan-Michael Key’s comedy is inexorably tied with his experiences straddling cultural and racial lines as a young man in the Midwest, and he became a keen observer of his surroundings as a child.
His work with his partner Jordan Peele on the Comedy Central show Key & Peele has earned Key Emmy nominations in five categories including Outstanding Variety sketch series, Writing for a Variety Series, Writing for a Variety Special, Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program, and Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.
Key sits down with Jesse to talk about the differences of approaching comedy from stand up or improv backgrounds, why it’s so easy to immerse himself in distinctive characters like the substitute teacher Mr. Garvey, and why Key & Peele's fifth season will be its last.
Key and Peele’s movie Keanu is now availible on digital HD
Tituss Burgess is an actor who has pursued the truth within himself and his performances. Whether it's been in a church choir or on the Broadway stage, Burgess is ready to give it his all.
His successful audition for a small recurring role on 30 Rock put him on Tina Fey's radar, and he's since been cast as Titus Andromedon on the Netflix original series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Burgess's performance on the show has earned him an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.
Burgess joins us to discuss his early days growing up in Georgia, inhabiting the character of Titus Andromedon on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and how he contended with a broken microphone while performing live at the Tony Awards.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is available for streaming on Netflix.
Jesse explores the top-notch bluffing going on in this week's recommendation, the 1985 Chevy Chase movie Fletch.
Let's have a slumber party! (Rileigh insists that no one calls it that anymore and will only refer to them as sleep-overs, but guess who's in charge of the text this week?) Sleeping bags are so out, prank calls are more complicated, but we can always agree that parents who buy donuts in the morning rule.
Music: "Baby You Change Your Mind" by Nouvellas
Comedian Eddie Della Siepe returns to talk sugar, small town weddings, and big city theatre.
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That drive thru prank
Fresh sugarcane juice
Ripping Graham's shirt
Mac and Me
We're back from Boston and ready to answer some old, stale-ass questions we left lying around the studio. Seriously, this joint would be haunted by the stench of our neglected egg-mess, if not for the positive spiritual energy projected by our own personal Craig T. Nelson.
Suggested talking points: 3 Many Daddies, Mannequin 3: Ramekin, 50/50 Bag, Bilingualism, Best Boy Craig T. Nelson, Rock Climbing Buddies, Chip Dip Slurry
Miles Jupp joins in with this month's Rio special, recorded in Rio De Janeiro ahead of the Olympic games.
By Benjamin Partridge and Miles Jupp with thanks to Helen Zaltzmann, Mariana Maioline, Felipe Galvao, Vanessa Del Negri, Regina Souza, Marina De Menezes and Marcellus Lima. Also countless Brazilians on the answer phone.
Music: "At Dawn" by Dana Boule (www.danaboule.com)
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More specifically, hello adults! Do you have difficulty making and keeping friendships in your advanced age? We have some tips to take your platonic relationships to the next level. In Chunch Chat, we take it all the way to the patent office to discuss if Martha Stewart legally has the rights to her horse’s name. Let us know if you see any unlicensed Chunch products at Zara this summer! In Wiki of the Week, we talk about a touchy subject. All horses are winners in our eyes, but today we’re talking about one that’s a complete loser. That is to say, a horse who has never won a race. Nico Santos joins us to teach us about his history as a high end fashion salesperson and fancy food eater. Ghost expert Focaccia Wallace stops by with a grim warning: apparitions are everywhere!
Jordan welcomes comedians Calise Hawkins and Monika Scott to the show for a fun romp through three new summertime malt beverages, a discussion of the personalities of flights around the US, and a rundown of Jordan's trip to Alaska.
When an away team accident kills a member of the Enterprise crew, it's up to Captain Picard to deliver the bad news to the newest member of the orphan club. Their grief doesn't last for long, because the fallen crew member reappears and promises a new life for the son she left behind. Is there such a thing as a bloodless Klingon ceremony? Why does Wesley (the boy?) have his own room? Is there more than one way to get a Natural Yeager? It's the first episode of the "Slick Back Trilogy"!
We are not reporting from the RNC- because that would be dangerous for us. We are still internationally recording, and James has a bird's eye view of all the crazy Republican politics, safely from Europe. Let's talk about the terrifying circus that is the Republican National Convention. Nnekay speaks about a hashtag near and dear to her heart #LoudBlackGirls, and it's celebration, and empowerment of Black women to be themselves. James is going to myth bust some gender and race stereotypes, and we need to have a very important conversation about white on white crime. This week's Quizlet Korner might actually be legit. Did Stevie Wonder go crazy at a concert? Is Grand Theft Auto taking place at a Pride Parade? Are Homosexuals lacing fireworks with chemtrails to turn everyone gay?! Find out!