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George welcomes the wonderfully absurd Ben Kronberg (Late Night with Seth Meyers, Last Comic Standing) to the show to discuss how he arrived at his unique one-liner style. Then things really heat up during a round of “Topical Topics” as Ben fills George in on his dick pic history.
Comedy Week - We talk with BTR’s Spit Take Comedy podcast host George Flanagan about his days as a stand-up comedian.
Comedy Week - How comedy helps to connect disparate cultures.
Comedy Week - Researchers discover America’s funniest cities while devising a theory to explain our humor.
Comedy Week - A performer uses comedy to spread awareness of the deaf community.
Comedian Gonzalo Cordova pays a visit to Spit Take Comedy to discuss his recent play, Jesus The Barbarian, as well as the dangers of upsetting conservatives on the internet. He and George also play a game of “Death Decider” to find out just how Gonzalo envisions his last moments on this earth playing out.
George welcomes the wonderfully absurd Ben Kronberg (Late Night with Seth Meyers, Last Comic Standing) to the show to discuss his one liner style, his musicianship, and diner food. Then things really heat up during a round of “Topical Topics” when Ben fills George in on his dick pic history.
George welcomes the wonderfully absurd Ben Kronberg (Late Night with Seth Meyers, Last Comic Standing) to the show to discuss how he arrived at his unique one-liner style. Then things really heat up during a round of “Topical Topics” as Ben fills George in on his dick pic history.
On this episode George welcomes writer and performer Meredith Hackman to discuss her improv team's controversial name and pumpkin spice overkill. Be sure to catch Meredith perform as part of Gypsy Danger at The PIT in NYC every Wednesday. And also be sure to never watch George do improv as his attempts during this episode are horrifying.
On this episode of Spit Take Comedy George gets bodyslammed by the hilarity of Casey James Salengo as they discuss dad kisses, wrestling lingo and karaoke favorites. Casey, a comedian and co-host of the wrestling podcast The Heavenly Bodcast, shows us he’s truly earned the right to use three names -- or maybe even four?
On this episode of Spit Take Comedy George gets bodyslammed by the hilarity of Casey James Salengo as they discuss dad kisses and wrestling lingo. Casey, a comedian and co-host of the wrestling podcast The Heavenly Bodcast, shows us he’s truly earned the right to use three names -- or maybe even four?
Chaz Mannenheim demonstrates the exciting, yet uncontrollable, power of his newest technological discovery!
Lisa Delarios has been wowing New York City crowds with her quirky comedic sensibility for years and has produced a number of successful shows as well. In this episode of Spit Take Comedy, George delves into Lisa’s new direction as creator of "specific sympathy" cards and also shows off some recent thrift store treasures!
Even hipster-mocking blogs have limits.
In this episode of Spit Take Comedy, we discover that Joe Cocozzello isn't just a comedian, but rather a wild stallion of frenetic hilarity. Watch as George bravely attempts to lasso him and harness his unique perspective as they discuss haircuts, scents, and medical marijuana for dogs (and also humans -- don’t forget humans). Check out the "Joe Cocozzello Pine Box Rock Shop Comedy Hour" on the last Saturday of every month at the Pine Box Rock Shop in Brooklyn, New York. Also, keep your eyes and ears peeled for his forthcoming video podcast!
Episode 4 of Spit Take Comedy is a straight up George-fest! George invites hilarious comedian George Gordon to talk about their shared distaste for their own name, the strange world of cover bands and who to invite to the perfect brunch.
Episode 4 of Spit Take Comedy is a straight up George-fest! George invites hilarious comedian George Gordon to talk about their shared distaste for their own name, the strange world of cover bands and who to invite to the perfect brunch. Be sure to check out the mannered and anecdotal standup of George Gordon!
Here for you, viewer, is a whirlwind review of Chaz Mannenheim's most outrageous and powerful moments, taken from his wartime radio broadcasts and all leading to his fateful transportation to our modern age.
Hero Week - Comedy Central’s ‘Drunk History’ offers a booze-soaked, but factual, look at American history.
George welcomes hip-hop freestylist extraordinaire Chaz Kangas to fill us in on his newest release, The Rex Manning Day EP (available now on Bandcamp), and to demonstrate his ridiculous rhyming skills. Though not a comedian by definition, Chaz’s ability to spit improvised lyrics through the prism of his pop culture soaked sense of humor is hilarious and often astonishing.
Chaz Mannenheim sits down to give a vivid account of his experiences, both rural and urban, as a young man in the early 20th Century. Find out how the Newsman Of Yesteryear first became a newsman at all!
Episode 4 of Spit Take Comedy is a straight up George-fest! George invites hilarious comedian George Gordon to talk about their shared distaste for their own name, the strange world of cover bands and who to invite to the perfect brunch. Be sure to check out the mannered and anecdotal standup of George Gordon!
Episode 3 of The Spit Take finds George sitting down to chat with the lovely Jo Firestone. Not only is she hilarious and super sweet, but Jo has produced and hosted some of the most inventive and bizarre shows the NYC comedy world has ever seen (Punderdome 3000, Bullshit History, etc). They discuss Jo's unique ability to wrangle an audience, her babydoll comedy club and her ideal romantic date. YES! YES! YES! YES!
After finding himself overwhelmed by the influence of the modern era, Chaz Mannenheim, Newsman of Yesteryear, uses every tool at his disposal to regain the style, look, and sound of his 1940s self.
The Spit Take is BTR’s newest video series and podcast, hosted by George Flanagan. In this inaugural episode, George sits down with the hilarious Tyler Fischer, whose ridiculous prank videos have been featured on Gawker and Huffington Post. In their candid chat, Fischer shares his Tinder philosophy and addiction, discusses his impressive acting abilities, and also talks with George about the joys of child rearing and how hard life can be when you're surrounded by fellow comedians.
March 2014! A MONTH Where Russia Did Dirty In Crimea! A MONTH Where Malaysian Planes Fell Out Of The Sky! A MONTH Where Hollywood’s Finest Gave Each Other Awards And Made Us Watch It For FOUR HOURS! These Stories And More… Well Just These Stories Brought To You By The One And Only Chaz Mannenheim, Newsman Of Yesteryear! With The Aid Of The Most Entertaining People On The Street You’ve Ever Met! SEE! WATCH! LIKE! LIVE! And LOVE!
February 2014 Made Us Believe! Made Us Cry! Made Us Angry! Made Us Wonder! WHAT Is Going On In Kiev? WHY Did Philip Seymour Hoffman Leave Us So Soon? WHO Cares About The Olympics? These Questions Will Be Thought Through And Answered With The Comic Adroitness Of One Of Those Fake Arrows Through The Head! Watch & Believe Chaz Mannenheim’s MONTH IN REVIEW: February 2014!!!
January 2014 Thrilled and CHILLED All Who Participated! A Polar Vortex Swept Us Up Like Brides On A Wedding Night! Chris Christie Put The Hoagie Down Just Long Enough To Get Into Trouble! Justin Bieber Surprised Nobody By Drag Racing, Drinking, Getting Arrested, And Looking As Ridiculous As He Is! HEAR Me Discuss These Issues With Local NYC WitMasters! Grab Some Cocoa And Cuddle Up With CHAZ MANNENHEIM, NEWSMAN OF YESTERYEAR!
The Creepiest Night Ever with Melanie Hamlett, Nate Smith, Adam Wade and Peter Aguero.