Episode 101 – Brendon Small on Steve Martin – Lets Get Small

Brendon Small
Metalocalypse and Home Movies’ own Brendon Small drops by at his own place to discuss “Let’s Get Small” for, somehow, only the second episode in our show’s history to cover it.  This time, we’re talking to a musician and comedian, so we discuss both sides of the Steve Martin coin, and also comedy and music nerdery.  This episode is the second in an unofficial and unintentional mini-series, following Dave Hill on “Wild And Crazy Guy” a few weeks back – two awesome comedian/musicians talking about Steve Martin’s insanely influential best works.

Host: Jason Klamm
Producer: Mike Worden
This Week’s Guest: Brendon Small

BrendonSmall.com
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Episode 100 – Matt Lieberman Interviews Jason about his 1999 album Shoestrings – with Guests James Urbaniak and Alex Salem

Episode 100Matt Lieberman (Sourcefed, Afterbuzz, friend of the show) made the kind offer to interview me for our hundredth episode.  I assumed that meant “talk about my collection,” when what Matt had in mind was much more sinister – he wanted me to talk about my own comedy album from 1999.  Talk about myself though I might like to… do… I was reticent, but it was a fun trip down memory lane, and it’s nice to remember your first major, completed project and see that it had a place, somewhere, among other things.  James Urbaniak and my Drinking Game buddy Alex Salem were there for emotional support and unexpected, but welcome, analysis of my (with Dan Gomiller) ridiculous album.

A quick thank you also to the people who have made these 100 episodes possible, besides our awesome guests: Mike Worden, Jen Smith, Dan Gomiller, Dan Schlissel, Josh Mills, James Urbaniak, Jeremy Guskin, Mike Preister and many more folks have given of their time and resources to help make this show something I’m quite proud of.  Thanks for listening, boeau’.

Host: Matt Lieberman
Guest hosts: James Urbaniak, Alex Salem
Producer: Mike Worden
This Week’s Guests: Jason Klamm

Dan and Jay’s Comedy Hour (Podcast and Archive)
Getting on With James Urbaniak
Viewers Like You (featuring Alex Salem and Matt Lieberman)

Comedy on Vinyl is recorded at Fort Awesome Studios in beautiful downtown Burbank. The samples played in these non-commercial (see: free) podcasts are used without permission under the provisions of fair use for the sake of commentary, and are intended to sell more albums, not to endorse Vinyl Piracy.  Please subscribe to us on iTunes, follow us on Twitter and like us at the Facebooks.

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Episode 99 – The Levinson Brothers on Stan Freberg Presents the United States of America, Vol 1 – The Early Years

LevinsonBrosThe Levinson Brothers sat down to discuss their fond memories of being introduced to Stan Freberg’s albums by their dad, and how that inevitably led to their current album, 2776, created with friend of the show Rob Kutner.  A future history lesson featuring Wil Forte, Aubrey Plaza, Reggie Watts, Paul F. Tompkins and basically everyone else you love, 2776 is not just a genuinely great comedy and music album, it also benefits the charity OneKid OneWorld.  Buy it July 1st or pre-order it on Amazon now.

Host: Jason Klamm
Producer: Mike Worden
This Week’s Guest: The Levinson Brothers

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Comedy on Vinyl is recorded at Fort Awesome Studios in beautiful downtown Burbank. The samples played in these non-commercial (see: free) podcasts are used without permission under the provisions of fair use for the sake of commentary, and are intended to sell more albums, not to endorse Vinyl Piracy.  Please subscribe to us on iTunes, follow us on Twitter and like us at the Facebooks.

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Episode 98 – Mike Black on Robin Williams – A Night At The Met

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The hilarious Mike Black is the first to nab a Robin Williams album.  We not only talk comedy, and Robin Williams, but there’s a little bit about film at the beginning, too.

Host: Jason Klamm
Producer: Mike Worden
This Week’s Guest: Mike Black

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Comedy on Vinyl is recorded at Fort Awesome Studios in beautiful downtown Burbank. The samples played in these non-commercial (see: free) podcasts are used without permission under the provisions of fair use for the sake of commentary, and are intended to sell more albums, not to endorse Vinyl Piracy.  Please subscribe to us on iTunes, follow us on Twitter and like us at the Facebooks.

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Episode 97 – Dave Hill on Steve Martin – Wild and Crazy Guy

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Dave Hill is on the show this week!  We sat down for “Wild and Crazy Guy” Mark II, and discuss Dave’s adventures mixing music and comedy in his act, performing in prisons, and temporarily ditching the comedy for some non-English speakers with some damn good taste in music.

(No clips in this episode, because we’ve discussed the album before, but you can check out the first time we discussed it, with Psych creator Steve Franks.)

Host: Jason Klamm
Producer: Mike Worden
This Week’s Guest: Dave Hill

Dave Hill Online
YouTube
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Comedy on Vinyl is recorded at Fort Awesome Studios in beautiful downtown Burbank. The samples played in these non-commercial (see: free) podcasts are used without permission under the provisions of fair use for the sake of commentary, and are intended to sell more albums, not to endorse Vinyl Piracy.  Please subscribe to us on iTunes, follow us on Twitter and like us at the Facebooks.

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Episode 96 – Matthew Senreich and Zeb Wells of Robot Chicken on Bill Cosby, Adam Sandler and More

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Matthew Senreich & Zeb Wells were kind enough to let me into the inner sanctum of the Robot Chicken production offices for a quick chat about what inspired them (Bill Cosby, Richard Pryor and Adam Sandler among them), comedy-wise, and what it takes to make sketch comedy your own, even if it is with someone else’s toys.

Host: Jason Klamm
Producer: Mike Worden
This Week’s Guest: Matthew Senreich & Zeb Wells

Robot Chicken
League of Buddies

Comedy on Vinyl is recorded at Fort Awesome Studios in beautiful downtown Burbank. The samples played in these non-commercial (see: free) podcasts are used without permission under the provisions of fair use for the sake of commentary, and are intended to sell more albums, not to endorse Vinyl Piracy.  Please subscribe to us on iTunes, follow us on Twitter and like us at the Facebooks.

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Episode 95 – Taylor Jessen on The Credibility Gap – Floats


Taylor_JessenThis week, Jason does his usual stellar job of keeping the show on track.  No, seriously, it gets worse.  Why?  Because Taylor Jessen is not only Firesign’s archivist, but he restores comedy vinyl.  All those pops and hisses that can kill a joke or a pause?  Yeah, he can smooth those over and then tweak the cover so it looks like it did the day the original owner bought it in the store.  He does it all out of a desire to get it out there, so as you can imagine I was waiting with bated breath to have him on to nerd out, even if he far out nerds me.  We also talk about a great Credibility Gap album, “Floats,” and the clips I play in the show are from his restored version.

Host: Jason Klamm
Producer: Mike Worden
This Week’s Guest: Taylor Jessen

Taylor’s Insanely Amazing Archive (our name for it, not his)
Give “Floats” a listen/look via the archive
Buy “Floats” on Vinyl

Comedy on Vinyl is recorded at Fort Awesome Studios in beautiful downtown Burbank. The samples played in these non-commercial (see: free) podcasts are used without permission under the provisions of fair use for the sake of commentary, and are intended to sell more albums, not to endorse Vinyl Piracy.  Please subscribe to us on iTunes, follow us on Twitter and like us at the Facebooks.

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Welcome to Our New Listeners

Over the last week, our subscriber numbers have more than doubled.  We can’t explain it, but that’s not what we’re here to do.  We’re here to thank you for spreading the word.  For a small podcast with no sponsors and no budget to advertise, we’re grateful to fans for word of mouth.  More audience simply means more people getting to learn about comedy from a specific point in time – a comedian’s greatest obsession from their youth.

As always, if you have suggestions for albums you’d like us to discuss, especially something rare we’ve never heard, send them along!  You can always e-mail myself, Jason, at jason@comedyonvinyl.com, or our producer, Mike, at mike@comedyonvinyl.com.

Once again, thanks for your loyal listenership, and whatever it is you did to let people know about our show.  We’re proud of it, and proud to have you as a fan-type-person.

Have a Good Thing,
Jason Klamm

Episode 94 – Rick Overton on Jonathan Winters – The Wonderful World of Jonathan Winters

RickOverton_FBThis week we talk with Rick Overton, who you’ve seen in just about everything, and who hosts the wonderful podcast Overview with Rick Overton.  We talk Jonathan Winters, Rick’s early years in entertainment, and a lasting friendship with his mentor and comedy hero.

Host: Jason Klamm
Producer: Mike Worden
This Week’s Guest: Rick Overton

RickOverton.net
Overview With Rick Overton
Buy “The Wonderful World of Jonathan Winters”

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Episode 93 – Dan St. Germain on Patton Oswalt – Feelin Kinda Patton

DanStGermainDan St. Germain takes a trip over the airwaves to say hello and have a chat about the huge influence of Patton Oswalt on his career in comedy.  Also, Dan’s first album “Bad at the Good Times” comes out June 10.  Check out his trailer for it here.

Host: Jason Klamm
Producer: Mike Worden
This Week’s Guest: Dan St. Germain

DanStGermain.net
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Comedy on Vinyl is recorded at Fort Awesome Studios in beautiful downtown Burbank. The samples played in these non-commercial (see: free) podcasts are used without permission under the provisions of fair use for the sake of commentary, and are intended to sell more albums, not to endorse Vinyl Piracy.  Please subscribe to us on iTunes, follow us on Twitter and like us at the Facebooks.

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