049 “The Savage Beast” In a two-hour 50th episode special, Marc and John deal with a penguin invasion, Marc’s new reality TV obsession, a fight, head injury and TV Show sneak-attack, an idea for an school for announcers, play a new Dr. Suess-themed improv game, and Elsie offers a spicy piece of bacony, chocolatey heaven. Plus an in-depth interview with TV star, comedian, actress and anthropologist Natalia Reagan reveals a Mel Brooks crush, a near drowning, and how she used boobs to teach science—plus is the third time the charm when she tries the Suess-themed game?
057 “Part 2: Edvin Is the New Boy” A confusion leads to training for parallel parking using gymnastics equipment. World Cup indifference leads to plans to spice up sporting events (hint: paintball guns, tazers and ice are involved). Inspired by absurd PDA in the subway, Marc and John trade “21 Rapid Fire Things That Annoy Me” and a round of the Hollywood-themed improv game “Recycled Movie Pitch” features eight-legged tap-dancing and an alcoholic-fueled inferno. Elsie stops by with an unexpected spicy new sweet treat for End of Show Food. Plus Part 2 of an interview with entertainer Edvin Ortega on dodging bullets, an impromptu dance-off with his idol John Travolta, working on “Orange is the New Black”, taking on comedy with the Devil, and boy bands galore!
092 Jessica Delfino “Obviously!” John is a blimp and has a secret podcast, an update on the evil subway conductor, sponsored shrink-wrapped subway cars, another poop sign, John is almost hit by a car, a stressful stress test, a million dollar idea for doctor’s offices, Marc gets his ears fixed, a new improvisational game “Obviously” explores Italian wine and workplace mysteries, the last days of Marc’s friend bring perspective, and a round of the classic improv comedy game “If Animals Ran the World” solves educational and sports problems with hippos and zebras! Plus special guest comedian and songwriter Jessica Delfino talks stand-up comedy, adjusting career perspective, sneaking into celebrity-filled parties like the SNL 40th Anniversary after-party and an exclusive memory of Sarah Silverman! (Episode note: We apologize for the static interference heard during a portion of the episode. While we cannot explain this, we thought the content was still worth hearing anyway. Thank you for understanding!)
090 Cortney Hendrix “If Cortney Was In Charge of the World” Special 2-Hour Episode with Cortney Hendrix from “Married At First Sight: The First Year” John is Hulk Hogan for reasons you wouldn’t expect. A visit to John’s World reveals shoelace negligence and senior-citizen flirting, a shout out to a pro wrestler, the latest subway wacko, the importance of making a mark on the world, a bizarre street sign, a cold potato in the snow, and a post office conspiracy theory leads to a playlet in a new feature “Theater Corner”. A round of the comedy improv game “If I Were in Charge of the World: Celebrity Version” has Kanye West with bullet proof tissue paper and Justin Bieber controlling postal crowds. Plus Elsie is back with a new spicy End of Show Food! And, in an in-depth interview with host Marc Raco, reality TV Star Cortney Hendrix provides a revealing look at what was in her hand on TV in Las Vegas, if there will be another season of the show, her most favorite thing about her husband and wrestling pro Jason, if she is she really friends with her costars, what’s next for her, how much of what you see on TV is the real Cortney, who actually made her stop performing in Hot Box Girls burlesque shows, an exclusive, untold story about when Jason hit someone over the head with a bottle while they were filming the original show, who in the cast is an “awkward turtle”, why she was OK with her boudoir photo shoot to be on national television, what Cortney has in common with zombies, what she would do if she was in charge of the world, and — her Sylvester Stallone impression!
What was that in Cortney Hendrix‘s hand on TV in Las Vegas? Will the “Married At First Sight: The First Year” newlyweds be in another season of the show? What is her most favorite thing about her husband and wrestling pro Jason? Is she really friends with Jamie and Monet? What’s next for Cortney? How much of what you see on TV is the real Cortney? Who made her stop performing in burlesque shows?
Plus: the exclusive, untold story about when Jason hit someone over the head with a bottle while they were filming “Married At First Sight”!
All this, plus will she make a phone call to one of her co-stars? Reality TV star Cortney reveals what she would do if she was in charge of the world, in a special in-depth interview on the next Monkey Radio with Marc on Monday, March 9th at monkeyradioshow.com . Listen to a promo of the episode.
089 Laura Hall “Improv, Egg Salad and Private Jets” Special 2-Hour Episode Laura Hall from “Whose Line Is It Anyway” In-Depth Interview in Latest Episode of “Monkey Radio with Marc” Show Features Exclusive Improvised Song! John is Marilyn Monroe, it’s the Month of Women, an unusual lullaby, the Old Man doesn’t believe in Birdman and he reflects on the Academy Awards, an Oscar shout out, Marc regales a story of the worst subway conductor in the world, and a trip to John’s World results in discussion of health care copayments turning into a too-serious debate about insurance and a trip to the autobody shop. Marc and John play the fun word-association improv songwriting game Mish Mosh Mix. Plus an interview with the great musician and bandleader Laura Hall of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” fame on everything from inside stories about the improv show and life on the road to Russian folk metal and Wayne Brady’s Amy Winehouse impression! Hear other episodes featuring interviews with Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood !
March, 2015 is proving to be full of estrogen. And interviews.
Monkey Radio with Marc has a lineup of five spectacular women to be interviewed in upcoming episodes. Not a single one should be missed. Here is what is coming up:
Laura Hall – Bandleader and pianist for the infamous improvisational comedy television show “Whose Line Is It Anyway” on fame, TV, comedy and her own music
Cortney Hendrix – makeup artist, burlesque performer and reality TV star of “Married at First Sight: The First Year” on rocketing into fame, transitioning into a career and creating balance
Bianca Jamotte – actress and creator of the hilarious new attention-getting web series “Mommy Confessions” on creating a show, juggling parenting and creativity and being nude in front of the camera
Jessica Delfino – critically acclaimed and award winning comedic musician on being funny , rubbing elbows with famous people and sneaking into high profile events
Christina Salerno – creator of Living Quirky on accepting and taking pride in oneself and how she created a brand from her own insecurities and transformed a genetic trait of high sensitivity into a magical life of adventure, depth, joy, and connection