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Breaking down your favorite podcasts, albums, web series and more

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Layers: The Long-Awaited, Self-Titled JERKY BOYS Album Was Totally Worth The 20-Year Wait

Layers: The Long-Awaited, Self-Titled JERKY BOYS Album Was Totally Worth The 20-Year Wait

This past Black Friday, THE JERKY BOYS released their first album in 20 years via Comedy Dynamics. Yes, it’s been two decades since the American comedy act from Queens, New York, was delighting listeners with a multitude of characters dialing up unsuspecting victims. The act paved the way for prank acts and programs like Crank Yankers, […]

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Layers: Dive into The “Minutiae” with MARK DeBONIS’ Deeply Satisfying, NEW Concept Comedy Album

Layers: Dive into The “Minutiae” with MARK DeBONIS’ Deeply Satisfying, NEW Concept Comedy Album

From the comedian who brought you important 2020 life how-tos like Soap Swap and Toilet Paper comes the new concept comedy album, Minutiae, Mark DeBonis‘ fifth recorded stand-up endeavor. The album, out today on all streaming platforms via Comedy Records, offers up standup tracks interlaced with audible sketch comedy that both enhances and adds to […]

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LAYERS: Out Today FOG AND LASERS 2 Will Get You Through The Rest of 2020 with A Cheeky Grin

LAYERS: Out Today FOG AND LASERS 2 Will Get You Through The Rest of 2020 with A Cheeky Grin

There’s no better day than Friday, the 13th to release a comedy/music album! I have not a superstitious bone in my body, so I’m incredibly excited to tell you about the follow up to the 2019 Fog and Lasers The Album. Fog and Lasers 2, now out on Comedy Records, is a collaboration between Toronto […]

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Layers: “LAST WISHES” from BRIAN PARISE Will Ease Anyone Out of A Chaotic State of Mind

Layers: “LAST WISHES” from BRIAN PARISE Will Ease Anyone Out of A Chaotic State of Mind

Not gonna lie, it’s truly surreal to be reviewing an album named Last Wishes on THE election day that could POSSIBLY send us into a chaotic, revelatory Constitutional crisis. However, there is a silver lining to this rather existential situation. I can confidently say Brian Parise‘s (Patriot Act, Last Week Tonight) new stand up album, has succeeded […]

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Layers: ‘LET’S GET LIT with Blaze Mancillas’ Reads More ‘War of The Worlds’ with Judy Blume Fan & Guest Shalewa Sharpe

Layers: ‘LET’S GET LIT with Blaze Mancillas’ Reads More ‘War of The Worlds’ with Judy Blume Fan & Guest Shalewa Sharpe

Another week, another chapter with the podcast LET’S GET LIT. The world of audiobooks and comedy podcast meet up again as actor and stand-up Blaze Mancillas brings the world a new chapter of the 1898 H. G. Wells Sci-Fi classic The War of the Worlds. Each week, Blaze reads a chapter of the novel, which […]

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Layers: Comedian DUSTIN CHAFIN Fondly Bids “Adieu” to A Comedy Staple with An “Ode to Dangerfield’s”

Layers: Comedian DUSTIN CHAFIN Fondly Bids “Adieu” to A Comedy Staple with An “Ode to Dangerfield’s”

We thought this quote from Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood’s Fred Rogers was an appropriate introduction to this Op Ed piece from comic DUSTIN CHAFIN (Crashing, Howard Stern) fondly saying “adieu” to a historical New York comedy venue shutting it’s doors during these trying times. There would be no art and there would be no science if […]

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Layers: You Can’t Always Be Wealthy, But You Can Purchase “Happiness” as KYLE AYERS’ Debut Comedy Album Drops Today on BLONDE MEDICINE

Layers: You Can’t Always Be Wealthy, But You Can Purchase “Happiness” as  KYLE AYERS’ Debut Comedy Album Drops Today on BLONDE MEDICINE

As inevitable as the dinosaurs going extinct, HAPPINESS will be spread far and wide this 2020 October day. Care of Blonde Medicine, TODAY KYLE AYERS (Conan, Boast Rattle, Nice One!), from Lake Tapawingo, Missouri, brings the world his debut, full-length comedy album named after that positive state of being we habitually try to attain. Regarding […]

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Layers: Out on Comedy Records TOMORROW JOHN CULLEN’S Totally Necessary Stand Up Album “Long Stories For No Reason”

Layers: Out on Comedy Records TOMORROW JOHN CULLEN’S Totally Necessary Stand Up Album “Long Stories For No Reason”

TOMORROW, October 16th, Vancouver based comedian, English teacher, and former curling champion, JOHN CULLEN (Blocked Party, CBC’s The Debaters) will release his SECOND stand up album called “Long Stories For No Reason.” As it turns out, there are some VERY important reasons to listen to these ten tracks of bliss-producing sarcasm. The first happens to be […]

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Layers: RUINED Is The New Weekly Horror Movie Comedy Podcast That Will Put Frightened Minds at Ease

Layers: RUINED Is The New Weekly Horror Movie Comedy Podcast That Will Put Frightened Minds at Ease

So, yours truly starts getting pretty excited come fall season because that means Halloween is just around the corner. And do you know what that means? Scary movie watching time! I’ve seen my fair share of bone-chilling flicks, but, every once and a while, a trailer looks so terrifying I have to read a bit […]

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Layers: “Superstore’s” LAUREN ASH & A “Halloween H20” Mom Join Adam Peacock on A New Episode of MY NEIGHBORS ARE DEAD

Layers: “Superstore’s” LAUREN ASH & A “Halloween H20” Mom Join Adam Peacock on A New Episode of MY NEIGHBORS ARE DEAD

Every week you can join MY NEIGHBORS ARE DEAD host Adam Peacock as he talks to the lesser known characters from your favorite horror films. This week Adam welcomes the always engaging Lauren Ash (Giving It Up For Less Podcast), one of the stars of NBC’s Superstore. During the episode we learn about Lauren’s early […]

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