Friday • 7:00 p.m. • Squarespace Ballroom
Marc Maron’s trailblazing WTF Podcast, never far from the top of the charts,
has hooked countless listeners with its unique combination of engaging
vulnerability, confident swagger, excellent guests, and most of all, its
peerless host. This homemade masterpiece has propelled Maron from struggling
comedian to full-blown pop culture icon complete with hundreds of thousands of
Twitter followers and a new show on the IFC Network.
Friday • 7:00 p.m. • Lucina Ballroom
Married comedians Rich Vos and Bonnie McFarlane bring you the podcast they
swore they would never do. ‘My Wife Hates Me’ combines all of the bickering of
a husband and wife with the sharp wit of two cutting edge comedians. Both
painfully honest and brutally funny, Vos and Bonnie offer a glimpse into their
lives as they vent about the industry, everyday life and each other.
Friday • 7:00 p.m. • Espada
Man School is a weekly podcast dedicated to men’s interesting, exciting and
difficult personal experiences. This show is for guys who want to become better
men but hate boring how-to guides, forced advice and so-called “experts.”
Hosted by Caleb Bacon, a talented comic mind who spends his days as a writer on
“Sullivan and Son”. Man School is proud to be part of the Sideshow Network.
Friday • 9:00 p.m. • Squarespace Ballroom
In his podcast, comedian Dana Gould takes a look at our world… through his
eyes… for your benefit. Joined by fellow comedians and other interesting
people—Bobcat Goldthwait, Eddie Pepitone and Blaine Capatch have all graced his
mic—with a focus on the weird and the real, listen and enjoy conversation,
music and monologues.
Keith and the Girl with Guests Adam Spiegelman, Brody Stevens, Chris Gore, Marisela Arias, Michael Khalili, Peyton Clarkson and Sean O’Connor
Friday • 9:00 p.m. • Lucina Ballroom
Join Keith Malley and the lovely Chemda as they talk with comics about current
events, pop culture, politics and even the intimate details of their lives.
Both accomplished artists, Keith was the 2004 grand prize winner at the World
Comedy Laugh Off in New York City and Chemda has made a name for herself as a
musician working with Dr. Israel, Mighty Dub Katz and Rhys Fulber.
Friday • 9:00 p.m. • Espada
Beloved “Saturday Night Live” alumnus Jon Lovitz has finally joined the
esteemed ranks of 21st century podcasters and not a moment too soon—we’re
thrilled to have him! Premiering not so long ago, on June 29 of this year,
Lovitz or Leavitz is part of the even more newly minted Jon Lovitz Vodcast
Network (it launched on June 30). Join us Friday evening and get into it on the
Friday • 11:00 p.m. • Squarespace Ballroom
It’s a network—wait, no—it’s a podcast! It’s a podcast and a network! It’s
Deathsquad! Hosted by Brian Redban, the titular podcast of the Deathsquad
Podcast Network makes its debut appearance at the 2013 Los Angeles Podcast
Festival. Redban is an accomplished podcaster who not only founded the
Deathsquad Network, but also produces and cohosts the Joe Rogan Experience—
don’t miss him!
Friday • 11:00 p.m. • Lucina Ballroom
Comedian and repeat relationship failure, Erin McGathy talks love, sex and all
matters of heartbreak in the podcast version of her live show originally
performed at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theatre. This Feels Terrible now
makes its home on the Feral Audio Podcast Network. Each week features a
revealing, intimate and joyfully-terrible conversation with a different
comedian friend, famous-ish person or drunk ex-boyfriend. Let’s get terrible.
Friday • 11:00 p.m. • Espada
both professional, award-winning filmmakers and comedians, who have screened
and spoken at film festivals all over the world, including Slamdance and
Comic-Con in San Diego. They created the Comedyfilmnerds.com website
and podcast to mind-meld the idea of real movie talk and real funny. And
they called in all of their professionally funny and filmy friends to help
them. Comedians and writers from The Tonight Show, Late Night with
David Letterman, The X-Files, Comedy Central, HBO, and Showtime
tell you what’s what on all things film.
Saturday • 12:00 p.m. • Cabrilla
Moderator: Matt Weinhold
Panelists: Chemda (KATG), Joseph Fink (Night Vale) Jeff Ullrich (Earwolf) and Rob Walch (Libsyn)
Saturday • 12:00 p.m. • Squarespace Suite
Three professional comedians and incompetent scientists take you through this
week in science news. Incompetently. Featuring internationally touring comedian
Matt Kirshen, new SNL cast member for 2013 Brooks Wheelan, Los Angeles Podcast
Festival organizer Andy Wood and a rotating cast of special guests that run the
gamut from fellow comedians like T.J. Miller and the Sklar brothers to real,
Saturday • 2:00 p.m. • Squarespace Ballroom
Few names are as synonymous with improv as Matt Besser. Founding member of the
Upright Citizens Brigade and a regular performer in the world-famous show
Asssscat, Matt has brought his talents to the Earwolf Podcast Network with a
fully improvised weekly podcast featuring the best improvisers in the universe
like Amy Poehler, Seth Morris and David Koechner.
Saturday • 2:00 p.m. • Lucina Ballroom
Wil Anderson and Charlie Clausen’s contribution to the self-indulgent podcast
market, TOFOP (an acronym of Thirty Odd Foot Of Podcast) is a weekly comedy
podcast honored as the number one most popular podcast in Australia, TOFOP
episodes feature casual conversations between the hosts on a variety of themes
including film, popular culture, and sport, along with humorous personal
anecdotes, and detailed discussions on bizarre hypothetical situations.
Saturday • 2:00 p.m. • Espada
How do IEDs work? How does dying work? Join Josh and Chuck as they explore the
Stuff You Should Know about everything from psychology to propellant in this
podcast from HowStuffWorks.com. Charles (Chuck) Bryant makes the most of SYSK
as a platform to educate the public about common things and how they work.
Cohost Josh Clark is a senior writer at HowStuffWorks.com.
Saturday • 2:00 p.m. • Cabrilla
Moderator: Jake Fogelnest
Panelists: Ryan Stansky (Squarespace), Rob Walch (Libsyn), Matt Belknap (Art19), Jayme Catsouphes (Soundcloud)
Saturday • 2:00 p.m. • Squarespace Suite
Comedian Murray Valeriano talks to top comedians like Brian Regan, Paul
Provenza and Steve Agee about life on and off the road and everything that
happens in between. Murray is a captivating fellow who possesses a remarkable
wealth of pop culture knowledge and experience and it shines through on his
popular “Road Stories” podcast, ranked “New and Notable” on Itunes.
Saturday • 4:00 p.m. • Squarespace Ballroom
Twice-monthly community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale,
featuring local weather, news, announcements from the Sheriff’s Secret Police,
mysterious lights in the night sky, dark hooded figures with unknowable powers,
and cultural events. Turn on your radio and hide. Welcome to Night Vale.
(Produced by Commonplace Books. Written by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor.
Narrated by Cecil Baldwin.)
Saturday • 4:00 p.m. • Lucina Ballroom
Creative genius chock full of character, comedy and commentary—that’s Phil
Hendrie. Famous for concocting a cast of fictional characters, all of whom he
plays on air while simultaneously serving as host of his national talk radio
program, Hendrie actually started out as a disc jockey, and now hosts a live
radio show aired on more than 100 stations, not to mention his much-loved
Saturday • 4:00 p.m. • Espada
Boy is a popular podcast from the mind of comedian Mike
Schmidt, who got his podcasting start on Jimmy Pardo’s famed Never Not
Funny. The 40 Year Old Boy has been called, “the funniest answering machine
message you’ll ever receive,” and Mike agrees… unless, of course, Paul F.
Tompkins has ever called you. That guy is hilarious. Mike himself calls the
podcast a brutally funny and profane stream-of-consciousness monologue about
his life. Why not subscribe, and then let Mr. Schmidt know what you call it?
Hard to top those first two, but give it a shot.
Saturday • 4:00 p.m. • Cabrilla
Presenter: Daniel Nazer, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Saturday • 4:00 p.m. • Squarespace Suite
Hosts Christine Blackburn and Hannes Phinney bring you true stories from
Hollywood’s most creative talents. Hannes has spent years criss-crossing the
country doing stand-up comedy and has developed an angry resentment toward most
Americans as a result. Christine grew up the youngest of six children in the
suburbs of Pittsburgh. She has worked as a flight attendant, volunteered for
the Peace Corps, and survived cancer.
Saturday • 6:00 p.m. • Squarespace Ballroom
Pop My Culture is a weekly-ish podcast hosted by comedic actors and improvisers
Cole Stratton and Vanessa Ragland. Join these two entertainment nerds and their
special guests as they discuss movies, music, television, celebrity gossip, and
more without all those pesky “serious” topics like politics and religion. I
mean, you can tune into Fresh Air for that. We’ll just tackle the trivial
watercooler stuff, ok?
Saturday • 6:00 p.m. • Lucina Ballroom
The Fogelnest Files is a weekly podcast where Jake Fogelnest and some of his
favorite comedians and funny friends like Jimmy Fallon, Julie Klausner and Andy
Kindler, among many more, revisit pop culture gems from the internet and Jake’s
personal archive. Jake Fogelnest is a media luminary who spends his evenings
performing and directing at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York
Saturday • 6:00 p.m. • Espada
Never Not Funny is a party conversation with one of
the funniest men on the planet: comedian and TV personality Jimmy Pardo
(The Tonight Show, That ’70s Show, The Surreal
Life). Every week, he sits down with producer Matt Belknap and a guest
from the world of comedy to shoot the breeze, share stories and laugh at life.
The free-flowing discussion can lead anywhere, but whether Jimmy’s talking
about growing up in the ’70s and ’80s, his unbridled love of classic rock or
facing the trials of modern life, it’s bound to strike a chord with listeners
of all ages, and it’s guaranteed to make you laugh.
Saturday • 6:00 p.m. • Cabrilla
The Kira Soltanovich Show is a weekly podcast about being a professional
comedian as well as a parent. Each week, Kira interviews another professional
comedian (“Axis of Evil” comedian Maz Jobrani and “Reno 911” co-star Carlos
Alazraqui have been guests recently) and discovers how this rotating cast of
funny parents individually raise their own children. This sho will tickle your
funny bone whether you’re a parent or not.
Saturday • 6:00 p.m. • Squarespace Suite
Professional shit talker, Baron Vaughn sits down each week with a friend or an
expert (sometimes they’re the same) to talk through big life themes like
family, honesty, jealousy and manhood. An accomplished comedian who has
performed in about a million festivals (Just for Laughs in Montreal, San
Francisco Sketchfest) and appeared in TV and film (“Black Dynamite”, “Fairly
Legal”), Baron gets deep.
Saturday • 8:00 p.m. • Squarespace Ballroom
Whether you hunger for games, laughs or just to hear twisted takes on your
favorite movies, Doug Loves Movies
is the podcast for you. Veteran comedian Doug Benson, who you
know from Last Comic Standing and Super High Me, not to mention Captain
EO and Friends, invites his pals from the worlds of comedy and
cinema to sit down and discuss his first love: movies! You’ll laugh, you’ll
cry, you’ll learn the rules of the hottest game around—the Leonard Maltin Game
—which is more than we can say about some of Doug’s guests, but most of all,
you’re going to love Doug Loves Movies.
Saturday • 8:00 p.m. • Squarespace Ballroom
A full standup show for your belly-laughing pleasure.
Sunday • 10:30 a.m. • Lucina Ballroom
Pull up a chair and chow down on the most delicious meal you’ll ever eat with
your ears. Hosted by comedy buddies Doug Benson (The Greatest Movie Ever
Rolled) and Karen Anderson (The Wanda Sykes Show), each episode features ad
rotating cast of hungry guests enjoying the best of the L.A. food scene
prepared by an esteemed chef-guest or two. We’re gonna eat!
Alison Rosen is Your New Best Friend with Guests Chris Laxamana, Doug Benson, Gary Smith, Matt Costa and Matt Fondiler
Sunday • 12:00 p.m. • Squarespace Ballroom
Writer, comedian and unabashed crappy television fan, Alison Rosen—you might
know her as news girl on The Adam Carolla Show—shares all the junk in
her head in a fun, silly, and occasionally serious, weekly interview show. The interviews include listener
interaction and touch on relationships, pop culture, current events and trying
to figure out if that thing you do that you think no one else does is maybe
kind of normal. Recent guests, including Andrew WK, Chelsea Peretti, Pete
Holmes, the Sklar Brothers and so many more, are glad to call Alison their new
best friend, and you will be too.
Sunday • 12:00 p.m. • Lucina Ballroom
Moderator: Graham Elwood
Panelists: Joseph Fink, Jeffrey Cranor, Cecil Baldwin
Sunday • 12:00 p.m. • Espada
The Indoor Kids isn’t just about video games, but it isn’t not about video
games. It’s all about the kind of lifestyle you have to lead in order to be a
proper Gamer—capital G. Join hosts Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon as they
take on a journey from childhood Shinobi obsessions, through the best and worst
video game adaptations of movies.
Sunday • 12:00 p.m. • Cabrilla
Moderator: Christine Blackburn
Panelists: Jon Lovitz (Jon Lovitz Vodcast Net) Mike Bertolina (All Things Comedy) Mike Schmidt (40 Year Old Boy) Chemda (KATG)
Sunday • 12:00 p.m. • Squarespace Suite
This thought-provoking, sometimes painful and frequently uplifting podcast
features interviews with comedians, artists, friends and the occasional doctor
exploring mental illness, trauma, addiction and negative thinking. Comedian
Paul Gilmartin serves as the always empathetic, reliably funny and utterly
human host for the “Mental Illness Happy Hour”. If you’re interested in or
affected by depression, addiction and other mental challenges, pull up a chair.
You’re among friends.
Sunday • 2:00 p.m. • Squarespace Ballroom
Jordan, Jesse, Go! is a freewheeling comedy podcast about life in your twenties
and everything else. Your hosts are Jesse Thorn, “America’s Radio Sweetheart,”
and Jordan Morris, “Boy Detective.” Jordan and Jesse met in 2000, when Jesse, a
sophomore at UC Santa Cruz, was Jordan’s resident advisor. Today, they host
Jordan, Jesse, GO!, a Maximum Fun Network podcast which has been chosen as
“Best of iTunes”.
Sunday • 2:00 p.m. • Lucina Ballroom
Would you rather sit in your hotel room and watch lame Sunday political talk
shows, or come to a live screening of a brand, spankin’ new, never before seen
episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! the TV show? If you voted for the CBB screening,
you are right! Scott Aukerman is your host for this surreal trip down future
memory lane, followed by a question and answer session.
Sunday • 2:00 p.m. • Espada
“Shameless confessions about our obsessions will make us laugh and smile,” in
Jackie Kashian’s very own Dork Forest. Kashian, of
course, is a touring standup comic, but you might not know that she is
interested in whatever dorky thing you want to talk about. After all, everyone
has at least one dorkdom—a topic of study or practice about which one is
embarrassingly enthusiastic. It’s dork-on-dork dialog where guests speak to
their love of books, TV, movies, comic books, websites, food, wrestling, cars,
action figures and bees. There is room for all in the friendly and fascinating
Sunday • 2:00 p.m. • Cabrilla
Moderator: Keith Malley
Panelists: Katie Levine (Nerdist), Chris Mancini (Comedy Film Nerds), Perry Simon (All Access), Chris Gore (Podcrash)
Sunday • 2:00 p.m. • Sqarespace Suite
Here’s what host Dave Anthony has to say about The Dollop podcast: “The Dollop
is a podcast I recently began. It’s just me babbling alone, like a weirdo.”
Here’s what other people are saying: “Dave is warm, witty and wise but someday
these podcasts will be played in a courtroom before a weeping jury.”
“Thoughtful ramblings from the funniest comedian you’ve never heard of.”
Sunday • 4:00 p.m. • Squarespace Ballroom
Twice a week, you can count on seasoned comedian, award-winning writer and host
of television and radio, Greg Fitzsimmons,
to bring laughs, intensity and some of the best guests around straight into
your ears via his hugely popular podcast, FitzDog
Radio. Can’t place Fitzsimmons? Sure you can. He’s prolific! A regular
on David Letterman, Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Kimmel and Jay Leno, Greg has made
more than 50 visits to The Howard Stern Show. Listen in for insightful
and laughter-inducing interviews with guests from Margaret Cho to Dave Navarro
to Sarah Silverman, and everyone in-between.
Pointless with Kevin Pereira
Sunday • 4:00 p.m. • Lucina Ballroom
A live-streaming multi-hour rant-fest, panel discussion and celebrity guest
interview show, the Pointless podcast is hosted by Kevin Pereira. Each episode
effortlessly nudges a wide variety of topics like gaming, entrepreneurship,
current events, digital pop-culture, drugs, guns, sex, product reviews and
music production. Host. Producer. Writer. Serial entrepreneur. Kevin Pereira
has carried all these labels because he’s done it all.
Sunday • 4:00 p.m. • Espada
Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi met while performing at UCB Theater in Los Angeles.
But it was writing and hosting segments on Current TV’s Infomania where they
fell in love. Now, they collaborate on the Throwing Shade Podcast, where they
take a weekly look at all the issues important to ladies and gays…and
treating them with much less respect than they deserve.
Sunday • 4:00 p.m. • Cabrilla
Presenter: Ryan Stansky (Squarespace)
Sunday • 4:00 p.m. • Squarespace Suite
Dean Haglund, the actor, improv comic and inventor (best known as “Langly,” on
The X-Files) engages in thought-provoking, insightful and irreverent cultural
conversation with his co-host and producing partner, independent filmmaker and
certified violence prevention specialist Phil Leirness in the production
offices of Rational Exuberance. Warning: Dean and Phil’s usually hilarious and
frequently inspiring discussions are habit-forming, so please, enjoy
Sunday • 6:00 p.m. • Squarespace Ballroom
Country features the comedy world’s favorite identical twins, Randy and Jason
Sklar, as they give their weekly comedic takes on the worlds of sports and
pop culture. You don’t have to know anything about sports to enjoy it, as long
as you like silly puns and great comedians—really! Did we mention their
comedically gifted guests? Sports enthusiasts and non-enthusiasts, including
James Adomian, Julie Klausner, Richard Simmons and Chelsea Peretti, and so many
more, lend their delightful insights to the Sklars’ sports-nerd expertise in
this Earwolf podcast network favorite. Don’t miss it!
about comedy, their lives and, well, whatever. Seriously, the far-flung chats
between these two meandering comedy minds can range from the L.A. County Fair
to the merits of the Ford Motor Company. Known as a podcaster’s podcast, Walking the Room gives its listeners a surprising
education on what it’s like to navigate a successful life in comedy and how
having a podcast can boost both your spirits and your career. Behrendt is a
lifelong comedian who accidentally became the best selling co author of the
inescapable He’s Just Not That Into You. Anthony is a founder of the
LA Podcast Festival.
Sunday • 6:00 p.m. • Espada
Join the beautiful and brilliantly hilarious actor, comedian, director, author,
activist and ultimate guys’ girl, Aisha Tyler
(Archer, Friends, Talk Soup) and her guests as they
rant about stuff guys love: video games, action movies, comic books, sex, small
batch spirits, bar fights, and blowing sh*t up. Speaking of guests, where else
can you hear interviews with UFC president Dana White one week, and famed drag
queen RuPaul Charles, the next? Nowhere, that’s where! You’ll look forward to
the weekly installments of self-inflicted wounds and “The Apologia”. Girl on Guy: Stuff. Guys. Love.
Sunday • 6:00 p.m. • Squarespace Suite
Jake Johannsen is a confident stand-up comic, and for good reason. This guy has
appeared on David Letterman’s show 32 times and has two HBO specials, a Comedy
Central Special and many other credits. Since late 2011, Johannsen has added
podcast host to this vast list of credits with his Jakethis podcast, which is
part of the All Things Comedy Podcast Network.
Sunday • 8:00 p.m. • Squarespace Ballroom