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The Fogelnest Files: The Professionals

Fellow professional Natasha Lyonne drops by to reminisce about old times with Jake on this week’s edition of THE FOGELNEST FILES! Natasha & Jake recall meeting for the first time over the phone, their short film Robot Ninja Meets Sensitive Truck Driver, and Natasha’s old dishwasher filled with CDs. They take a look at some clips that include; the Karma Chameleon phone, Henry Rollins being great, and The Amish Sex Pistols. Leave a review for The Shaggs’ “Philosophy of the World” in “The Fogelnest Files” section on iTunes. Be sure to mark you calendars for a LIVE video podcast of THE FOGELNEST FILES w/ Howard Kremer & Kulap Vilaysack of Who Charted? on Thursday, May 2nd over at youtube.com/Earwolf! People of Los Angeles, come to a LIVE taping of THE FOGELNEST FILES with Rob Corddry on Thursday, April 25th at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre! Get tickets at www.ucbtheatre.com

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Gabe Delahaye (Writer/Comedian/Senior Editor of Videogum) joins Jake to talk about the darker side of the internet on this week’s episode of THE FOGELNEST FILES! Gabe & Jake share their excitement for the upcoming Entourage movie by watching a classic movie trailer, take a glimpse into the world of Crazy Gail, and listen to a young man’s description of what his hentai porn would be like. Make sure to re-watch your Top 5 favorite Bob Balaban movies and leave reviews of his wardrobe in “The Fogelnest Files” section on iTunes.

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The Fogelnest Files: LIVE from SXSW 2013

Doug Benson, Chris Gethard, and Andrew W.K. join Jake in their viewing positions for a LIVE edition of THE FOGELNEST FILES from SXSW! Recorded LIVE at Esther’s Follies in Austin, Texas, they’ll try to understand the logic behind the M*A*S*H karaoke music video, get Chipmunk punk’d, and experience the new wave band Dog Police. Go to http://www.youtube.com/user/TheFogelnestFiles for all the videos featured in today’s episode and make sure to leave reviews for your favorite reel-to-reel tape recorders in “The Fogelnest Files” section on iTunes. If you’re in Los Angeles on the day this drops, come to a LIVE podcast recital of THE FOGELNEST FILES with Kurt Braunohler, Gabe Liedman, and Joe Mande at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre! Get tickets at www.ucbtheatre.com

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The Fogelnest Files: VHS Nostalgia

Director Rodney Ascher joins Jake for a nerdy chat about conspiracies regarding The Shining, VHS logos, and late night cable tv. Rodney & Jake discuss Rodney’s new documentary Room 237, the process of scanimation, and the Night Flight tv block on the USA network. They also take a look at a special Tron sweepstakes, Gary Stollman’s appearance on KNBC, and what would happen if you stayed up too late watching tv. Make sure to go leave reviews for your favorite Stanley Kubrick movie in “The Fogelnest Files” section on iTunes. If you’re in Los Angeles, come to the LIVE taping of THE FOGELNEST FILES with Shelby Fero at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre on Thursday March 28th at 9:30pm! Get tickets at www.ucbtheatre.com

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The Fogelnest Files: 1-900 KISS MY BUTT

Joe Randazzo (Creative Director of Thing X, former editor of The Onion) joins Jake this week to open up THE FOGELNEST FILES! Joe & Jake examine a bit of English heavy metal band Venom’s stage banter, ask themselves what would happen if they were to call some 1-900 numbers, and take a look at one of the best voice overs ever. Make sure to leave reviews for NES video games in “The Fogelnest Files” section on iTunes. Check out THE FOGELNEST FILES LIVE AT SXSW on Friday, March 15th at 6:30 pm at Esther’s Follies with special guests DOUG BENSON, CHRIS GETHARD, and ANDREW WK! Go to http://sxsw.com/ for more info!

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The Fogelnest Files: Burning Love LIVE

It’s time to join us in your viewing positions for another spectacular LIVE edition of THE FOGELNEST FILES! Recorded LIVE at UCB-LA, Jake Fogelnest welcomes Burning Love cast members Nick Kroll, June Diane Raphael, and Martin Starr to get familiar with Hedo Rick, witness will.i.am’s revolutionary new Entertainment Tonight theme, and to finally have a discussion about the one time The Doobie Brothers appeared on What’s Happening!! Head over to http://www.youtube.com/user/TheFogelnestFiles for all the videos featured in today’s episode and make sure to leave reviews for Fred and Sharon’s Movies in “The Fogelnest Files” section on iTunes. Check out THE FOGELNEST FILES LIVE AT SXSW on Friday, March 15th at 6:30 pm at Esther’s Follies with special guest ANDREW WK! Go to http://sxsw.com/ for more info!


Special thanks to Megan Baker for the photos of the evening.

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The Fogelnest Files: Legitimate Passion

Jake’s longtime friend Jon Glaser stops by to be blown away by the garage rock band The Monks, take a look at some great rock covers, and more on this week’s edition of THE FOGELNEST FILES! Jon tells us about the origin of his book My Dead Dad Was in ZZ Top, the various Quadrophenia references scattered in Delocated, and why he turned down the offer to direct the big screen adaptation of Jersey Boys. Jake & Jon watch some amazing clips that include; David Bowie on Soul Train, the Chris Holmes pool interview from The Decline of Western Civilization Part II, and late period Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Make sure to go leave reviews for The Monk’s “Black Monk Time” in “The Fogelnest Files” section on iTunes. If you’re in Los Angeles on the day this drops, come to the LIVE taping of a special Burning Love episode of THE FOGELNEST FILES with Nick Kroll and June Diane Raphael at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre! Get tickets at www.ucbtheatre.com

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The Fogelnest Files: That One Guy

The one and only Fred Stoller is here to rant about Best Week Ever, hipsters pretending to be nerds, and Dennis Miller on today’s episode of THE FOGELNEST FILES! Fred shares his love of character actors, expands on some of the amazing stories from his Amazon Kindle Single My Seinfeld Year, and talks about his infamous agent Ari Emanuel. Then Fred & Jake take a look at a couple of clips that include; footage of the New York Improv from the 1970s, Jimmy “Dy-no-mite!” Walker, and Tootsie. Make sure to go leave reviews for which Bob Newhart show you liked better in “The Fogelnest Files” section on iTunes. Don’t forget to get your tickets for the special Burning Love episode of THE FOGELNEST FILES with Nick Kroll, June Diane Raphael, and Kumail Nanjiani, on Thursday, February 28th at UCB-LA!

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The Fogelnest Files: The Bitter Buddha

The always wonderful Eddie Pepitone, Steven Feinartz (director of The Bitter Buddha), and Matt Oswalt (Creator of the webseries Puddin’) join Jake to take a look at clips that will both irritate and delight Eddie Pepitone on today’s episode of THE FOGELNEST FILES! They discuss how Steven started to create the documentary based around Eddie, how Eddie felt after the first time he had watched the documentary, and Eddie’s visit to Occupy Wall Street. They also watch a young man’s video message to his girlfriend, a few moments of Glee, and a couple of actors doing commercials. Make sure to leave your reviews of The Bitter Buddha in “The Fogelnest Files” section on iTunes. Next LIVE episode of The Fogelnest Files is February 28th at UCB in Los Angeles with Nick Kroll and Kumail Nanjiani. Get tickets at www.ucbtheatre.com

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The Fogelnest Files: MIND = BLOWN

Hold on to your viewing positions and get ready to get your mind blown on today’s LIVE edition of THE FOGELNEST FILES! Recorded LIVE at UCB-LA, Jake Fogelnest welcomes Rob Huebel and Morgan Murphy to talk about a dude who wants to be a feminine pad, Shop at Home host Don West, and the sequel to Purple Rain. They also take a look at Andy Warhol at Wrestlemania, PinkleTank, and explore idiot rap. Make sure to leave reviews for the Todd Phillips comedy film Road Trip in “The Fogelnest Files” section on iTunes. Special thanks to Megan Baker for the photos of the evening.