Episode 023 “Generation Youtube” A Blogtalk Radio “Staff Pick” for 05/21/13! Marc and fill-in co-host John Locke are joined by Dan Dobi, creator of the fascinating documentary film “Please Subscribe” about the impact and YouTubers. The film gives an exclusive look and explains the phenomenon of some of the most influential and unique content creators raising the bar for online media. Marc pulls back the show curtain a bit and calls out John for not stepping up, they play a new celebrity impression game and revive “21 Rapid Fire Questions”. Plus in the End of Show Food segment Elsie introduces the 2nd of 5 wonderful salsas provided by Casa de Jorge!
Episode 022 “Double Stuffed” A Blogtalk Radio “Staff Pick” show for 05/07/13! Monkey Radio with Marc returns with an all new episode! The Morgan Twins join the show as special guests, fresh off their appearances on NBC’s “The Voice“, and cross over to rap exclusively during the interview! Marc and fill-in co-host John Locke complain about stuff, talk up connections with hometown excitement and why everything is funnier in the voice of an old man, rail about the infestation of the filming of the new “Spider Man“, and debut a new current-events hip-hop game: “Rapping Paper”. Plus Elsie has Cinco de Mayo on the brain in End of Show Food courtesy of Casa de Jorge salsas.
Download Episode 021 “Electric Cats” A Blogtalk Radio “Staff Pick” show for 04/08/13! Special celebrity guest: Colin Mochrie of “Whose Line is It Anyway” fame, who has a jaw-dropping announcement about—-a reboot of a famous improv comedy show?! Plus a look at his career, his start on “Whose Line”, a visit to the Oval Office, and the “secret sauce” of improv magic. And the Great and Powerful Mochrie plays one of our very own improv games! Marc is joined by fill-in co-host John Locke, and hilarity ensues with talk of finding money, adult education, the elecrocution of cats and more! And a revival of the fun word- association game set to music “Mish Mosh Mix”. Plus Elsie offers another End of Show Food!
Episode 020 “The Voice” A Blogtalk Radio “Staff Pick” show for 04/02/13! Elsie sits in as co-host, as we discuss TV, Marc’s friends The Morgan Twins who are competing on NBC’s “The Voice” and we play a new game “Cook This”! We learn more about our announcer Peter Coleman and he spends some time with us in a recording session for new show bumpers. Plus a spicy End of Show Food helps us “feel alive”!
Episode 019 “Outlaws” SPONSORED BY BACONERY A Blogtalk Radio “Staff Pick” show for 03/04/13! A truly unleashed episode, with a near miss with the law just before showtime in Ben’s World, a new game “The Real Story” gives a warped look at current events, and Elsie presents our first recently-illegal substance for End of Show Food!?!?! Special Guest: One of the most popular female comedians in America Maija DiGiorgio. Also an actor,film director and host and activist, the one-time radio cohost for New York City’s #1 radio show and curent president of Hollywood Outlaws Comedy Network dives into what’s funny, who’s not, what Richard Pryor had to do with benching her documentary, the phone call that led to a huge radio gig and a lawsuit, why she has 400 hours of interview outtakes of famous comedians, her in-progress film about Famika and how she is all over Obama, The Tea Party and the USA.
Episode 018 “The Wizard of Ink” A Blogtalk Radio “Staff Pick” Show for 02/25/13 SPONSORED BY BACONERY Just in time for the Oscars season, movies are in the air in a creative & thought-provoking show. The Recycled Movie Pitch makes its debut, and we learn about Tony Danza, John Travolta and Ben’s internship with the Weasel People from beneath the Earth! Elsie has classic comic surprise in store for End of Show Food. Super Special Guest: Creator of the classic animated films “Fritz the Cat“, “Lord of the Rings“,”Wizards” plus imaginative films like “Cool World” & more, the infamous Ralph Bakshi shares fascinating tales of cinema-making, inside scoops, his beef with director Peter Jackson, must-hear advice for all budding animators & a current return to film animation!
Download Episode 017 “Good and Brad” A Blogtalk Staff Pick Show for 02/18/13! SPONSORED BY BACONERY Improvisation is everywhere! Ben’s “non-story”, Marc’s noisy neighbors and the return of the great feature “If I Was In Charge of the World!” solves the problems of road traffic and child cage matches using radio controlled flocks of birds and parental fight clubs. The husband/wife movie review team Manshee Movie Reviews blows a second chance and finagles a third, and an End of Show Food settles the stomach. Plus: a riveting and candid interview with popular TV star and “Whose Line Is It Anyway” improvisational comedian Brad Sherwood. He talks about his start on “LA Law”, auditioning for and inside secrets from the set of “Whose Line Is It Anyway” (including top secret games and special locked rooms) , appearing on the Tonight Show more than 100 times, performing for Washington DC, seeing himself on The Sopranos, being on the road for years with Colin Mochrie, and must-hear advice for all improv comedians.
Episode 016 “The Corner of Park and Broadway” A Blogtalk Radio Featured “Staff Pick” Show 02/11/13! SPONSORED BY BACONERY AND THE MONKEY RADIO WITH MARC AMAZON PAGE Marc and Ben catch up on a Superbowl party near-disaster and a pyrotechnic portrait and masked priest make appearances in a new feature improvising stories told by both a devil and an angel. Marc pulls back the show curtain and scolds the listeners. End of Show Food: Did we eat buffalo or did we eat chicken? And special celebrity guest: 2-time Emmy winner for his work on “As the World Turns“, a Broadway and film star and from Marc’s hometown, Michael Park shares secrets from the soap opera set, why winning his Emmys meant more to others than to him, what he’s up to now, and critical advice all actors should hear.