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The Fogelnest Files: THE CLIPS THAT GO BOOM

Comedian, author, and filmmaker DC Pierson finds Jake’s pop culture g-spot on today’s in-studio edition of THE FOGELNEST FILES! DC talks about making a custom rap for anyone who pre-orders his new book Crap Kingdom, explains how his sketch comedy group Derrick had to play against themselves in an unreleased sports sketch web series, and tells us a story about conversations from the Work It writers room. DC & Jake look at some clips which include; Alfonso Ribeiro’s Hip-Hop starter kit, L’Trimm’s “Cars That Go Boom,” and The Smiths on a children’s television show.

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The Fogelnest Files: ROCK!!!!!!!

Rock legend Eli Braden drops by to talk about the world of ROCK!!!!!! on today’s in-studio edition of THE FOGELNEST FILES! Eli tells us about his involvement with the Howard Stern Show, plays a song he pitched to Ted Nugent, and shares a clip of him smoking the competition as a child on the game show D.B.’s Delight. Eli & Jake discuss Rock with some clips such as; Manakin on The Jerry Lewis Telethon, Al Jarreau’s music video for “Mornin’,” and KISS.

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The Fogelnest Files: Obscure MTV Moments

Liz Lee & Jake Fogelnest both had shows on MTV at a young age, so what better topic for them to discuss than MTV on this week’s in-studio episode of THE FOGELNEST FILES! Liz talks about how she ended up getting her own MTV show, why she wasn’t allowed to watch MTV as a kid, and how much of My Life as Liz was real. Jake & Liz discuss obscure MTV moments with a couple of clips which include; Jake’s favorite MTV show Just Say Julie, a celebrity edition of the game show Remote Control, Madonna’s 1990 commercial urging people to vote, and Wesley Willis’ first MTV appearance on Squirt TV.

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The Fogelnest Files: What Did I Just Watch?

Get back into your viewing positions for another LIVE edition of THE FOGELNEST FILES! Recorded live at UCB-LA, Jake Fogelnest welcomes Steve Agee and Horatio Sanz to look at clips that will make you ask the question, “What did I just watch?” Some of the clips you will hear include: lunatics breaking into a Chicago television station wearing a child’s Max Headroom mask, the James Brown Future Shock that can’t be stopped, and Gary Busey re-incarnated into a Pomeranian. All the videos featured in this episode can be seen at http://www.youtube.com/user/thefogelnestfiles.

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The Fogelnest Files: Awesome Dudes and Total Jerks

We are joined by the Vice President of Something Awful.com, Jon Hendren for an in-studio edition of The Fogelnest Files! Jon tells us the story behind choosing the username @fart on Twitter, exiling Pitbull to Alaska, and his relationship with Garfield. Jake & Jon discuss awesome dudes and total jerks with a couple of clips which include; Glenn Danzig’s book collection, Buddy Rich berating his band on a bus, Jim Morrison yelling at the audience, Crispin Glover in drag singing Olivia Newton-John as part of The Beaver Trilogy and Bowser from Sha Na Na.

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The Fogelnest Files

Welcome to the first episode of The Fogelnest Files! Jake Fogelnest has scoured the Internet and his personal archives for cool stuff to show you. This first episode was recorded live at UCBEAST as part of the CBGB Festival with special guests Julie Klausner and Chris Gethard! Jake, Julie, and Chris have a civilized discussion about Punk rock by watching a series of clips which include; a tape faced Sex Pistols fan, Jello Biafra explaining the Beastie Boys to Oprah, an infomercial for a hardcore Punk CD compilation, The Ramones on Regis and Kathie Lee, and FEAR’s legendary performance on “Saturday Night Live.” Tweens enter at your own risk.