Rock out this week to some of the best music of 2012 as decided by The Sklar Brothers, Jonah Ray, Matt Price, and Jake Fogelnest. Jonah, Matt, Jake, and the Sklar Brothers give us their Top 3 Songs of 2012 while telling stories of Dennis Miller, Guided By Voices, The Gregory Brothers, Billy Squier, and Lana Del Rey. Don’t forget to pick up tickets to see Randy and Jason in San Francisco at Cobb’s Comedy Club on January 18-20 and in Portland at Helium Comedy Club on January 24-26. Happy 2013!
Twitter comes to life at the Upright Citizens Brigade in Los Angeles for a LIVE edition of THE FOGELNEST FILES! Jake Fogelnest welcomes Twitter writers Megan Amram (Parks and Recreation), Billy Eichner (Billy on the Street), and Danny Zuker (Modern Family) to talk about Megan’s Twitter interactions with Rosie O’Donnell, how the idea for Billy’s show “Billy on the Street” came about, and Danny’s crazy times writing for “The Arsenio Hall Show.” They also take a look at the time Punky Brewster’s friend Cherie got stuck in a refrigerator, the opening titles of the ABC sitcom “Angie,” and Mr. Spoons. Make sure to leave reviews for The Who’s “Quadrophenia” in “The Fogelnest Files” section on iTunes. Special thanks to Sam Varela for the wonderful photos of the evening!
Jake is joined by the great Andy Kindler to discuss hooks, jokes, and bits on today’s episode of THE FOGELNEST FILES! Andy shares his thoughts on Robin Williams, witnesses the genius of Albert Brooks, and sees a different side of Billy Crystal. Jake and Andy look at some clips from the world of comedy which include; Alonzo “Hamburger” Jones on Def Comedy Jam, Willie Tyler and Lester’s Who’s On First, and Charlie Barnett performing in Washington Square Park. Make sure to go leave reviews for Billy Crystal’s Jazzman character in “The Fogelnest Files” section on iTunes. Don’t forget to get your tickets for The Twitter IRL taping of THE FOGELNEST FILES with Megan Amram, Danny Zuker, and Billy Eichner, December 27th at UCB-LA!
Colbert Report writer and Jake’s old friend Eric Drysdale stops by to look at the glamorous world of late 70’s television on today’s episode of THE FOGELNEST FILES! Eric tells us about The Daryl Hall and John Oates Mumbo Jumbo Hour show which he produced in New York, how he got his first writing job for a Canadian late night comedy show, and his Rubik’s Cube novelty song as Crazy Davis. Jake and Eric discuss late 70’s television by looking at a couple of clips which include; The Carpenters in space, the Get High On Yourself anti-drug TV special, and the WPIX Yule Log. Make sure to go leave reviews for any of the reviews in “The Fogelnest Files” section on iTunes. Don’t forget to get your tickets for The Twitter IRL taping of THE FOGELNEST FILES with Megan Amram and Danny Zuker, December 27th at UCB-LA!
Musician, raconteur, and Jake’s longtime friend Ben Lee drops by to look back at 90s ROCK on today’s episode of THE FOGELNEST FILES! Ben reminisces with Jake about their teenage years, tells us about his past love for tape trading, and describes how his spiritual journey translated into his new record “Ayahuasca: Welcome to the Work.” Jake and Ben discuss moments in 90’s Rock with some clips which include; the important musical innovation of the Grunge Pedal, the return of Bev & Bob with Bob covering a 90’s classic, and Kenneth Keith Kallenbach on Howard Stern’s Channel 9 TV show. Make sure to go leave reviews for tupperware and novelty toys in “The Fogelnest Files” section on iTunes.
Once again it’s time to get into your viewing positions for another LIVE edition of THE FOGELNEST FILES! Recorded LIVE at UCB-LA, Jake Fogelnest welcomes Paul Scheer (The League), Colin Hanks (Dexter), and David Koechner (Anchorman) to talk about the time David Geffen sued Neil Young for making a record for robots, Bev & Bob karaoke superstars, and Wild Man Fischer. They also take a ride on the Disco Spaceship, look at Ryan Seacrest’s first TV gig, and figure out what the fuck was Gumby. Make sure to leave reviews for Sparks’ “Kimono My House” in “The Fogelnest Files” section on iTunes.
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