Spitballin' with Sal & Reggie
Comedians Sal Calanni and Reggie Steele Spitballin' on a podcast

Health, Little League, the latest crime Sextortion, the Buffalo shooting, NBA Playoffs
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Guns, another mass shooting, Abortion, Sushi and NBA Playoffs.

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Sal uses a compost toilet for the first time, Reggie covers the rise in Oakland crime, we discuss the Johnny Depp/Amber Heard trial, James Woods, and that Spider-Man movie No Way Home.

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We cover unnecessary social media content, Molly Shannon's new book Hello Molly, and Yelp.

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We cover the NBA Play-In Tournament, contracts, censorship, and the latest Marvel shows.

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We cover Supreme Court Justice Kentaji Brown Jackson, dummy Marjorie Taylor Greene, we rank Tarantino films, and review some underground rappers.

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We finally discuss Will Smith's Oscar slap, SF shows, the Lakers, and April Fool's Day.

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This week we cover internet trolls, Oscar predictions before the slap, acting in commercials, and The Batman film.

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Spitballin' 49 is out, we cover Artemus Ward, Free Britney Griner, the NFL action including Baker Mayfield and Deshaun Watson and seeing Mitch Hedberg Live. Plus Reggie getting paddled!

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Author and comedian OJ Patterson joins us. We discuss his popular blog Courting Comedy and his new history book he co-wrote with Nina G, Bay Area Stand Up Comedy in which Sal has a small mention.

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Sal and Reggie share their very different high school experiences, we also cover bullies, water bottles, and sex tapes.

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Comedian Kellen Erskine joins us, we talk about starting out in comedy, being an introvert, and his writing process.

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Sal and Reggie discuss racial impersonations, the Final Winter Olympics Report, and Celebrity Meal Deals.

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We cover Super Bowl LVI, the commericals, that Halftime Show, the Olympics, and that Harden trade.

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Sal & Reggie share a case of mask-taken identity, we cover the Winter Olympics, trans athlete Lia Thomas, and our Super Bowl predictions.

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This week Sal and Reggie talk about one of their favorite comedians, Redd Foxx. We talk Harlem Nights, Sanford and Son, Sal going to San Francisco, Mistaken Identity and Reggie finding money.

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Comedian Suli McCullough joins us and shares his experiences with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Jamie Foxx, the Wayan Bros., writing on the Tonight Show, his documentary Dying Laughing, and his friend Garry Shandling.

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Comedian Sammy Obeid joins us, we talk about him becoming a Speech and Debate 2x National Champ, his 1,000 days of comedy, doing Conan, and his free stand up special on Youtube, Orjanic.

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Sal catches Covid, Reggie works with a positive case, Sal gets too close to wild buffalo and gators, and Reggie brings up Antonio Brown, so Sal talks Cleveland Browns.

 

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This episode was recorded a couple years ago when Sal went ice fishing with some locals in Alberta, Canada. We talk about working in the oil fields, hunting, ice fishing, and gun laws in the U.S. and Canada.

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This week Reggie talks about his J&J shot, his colon screen and Sal brings up the 2016 Cleveland Cavaliers.

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Sal and Reggie have a new intro song, they cover the easily manipulated, the documentary Deliver Us From Evil, marketing, and nutrition.

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Sal and Reggie delve into the racist origins of the Religious Right and the Pro-Life Movement in just 20 minutes.

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Reggie and Sal workshop a joke, then comedian Steve Mazan joins us from port. He tells about doing comedy on cruise ships, getting on Letterman, living with cancer, his Mazan Movie Club Podcast and he breaks down the Shining for us.

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Sal and Reggie cover Customer Service, Spirituality, Reggie watches the Shining, and Sal sees the one woman show Get on Your Knees.

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This week Sal and Reggie discuss the Shining after just watching it for the first time.  Plus all the NFL news, Aaron Rodgers, Henry Ruggs, and Odell Beckham.

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Sal and Reggie talk about Iman Shumpert on Dancing with the Stars, going to night clubs in San Francisco, and their first experiences in a gay bar.

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Comedian Chad Daniels joins us this week. He talks about starting comedy in Minnesota and still living there today, meeting Mitch Hedberg in North Dakota, and becoming one of the most streamed comedians of all time on Pandora.

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This week we cover all the spicy topics; racism, Jon Gruden, Michael Richards, Dave Chappelle, and Squid Game.

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Comedian and writer Kevin Avery joins us.  He talks about writing for the tv show The Great North. We cover his wasp infestation, his singing group 4 Now, winning two Emmy awards, and bombing for Katt Williams.

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Comedian and friend Greg Edwards joins us.  We talk about growing up in Virginia, black Republicans, playing against Michael Vick, high school theater, moving to Oakland, comedy in San Francisco, and working with Patrice O'Neal.

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After an opening tirade about lasagna, Reggie and Sal jump on the Murder Mystery trend and discuss the Gabby Petito case, Missing White Woman Syndrome, Natalee Holloway, Daniel Robinson, Charles Ramsey, Ted Bundy, Hitler and even Jeffrey Dahmer.

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Sal and Reggie talk Norm MacDonald, Sal's old friend Jason Mahon joins us and we reminisce moving together to CA from OH, and how he started his nut butter company Artisana Organics. Also Reg and I cover that CA Recall.

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This week Sal and Reggie get new phones, Reggie's last one fell in the Bay. We also talk games, messy women, and a shout out to our good departed friend Lynn Ruth Miller.

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This week we meet Jad El Khoury.  He tells us about being a street artist in Lebanon, scaling and painting war torn buildings in Beirut. We also cover his Tower of Wind project that brought him international recognition, designing his own Swatch, and what he's working on now in Oslo, Norway. 

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This week we cover Nirvana getting sued, playing dumb and we get philosophical talking about fear and ego.

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We cover doing outdoor daytime comedy shows, offending people with jokes, comedy and race, and the Bay Bridge.

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Sal and Reggie share their lactose intolerances, some throwback pictures from junior high, and they talk about getting picked on and even threatened. And the origin of cookie dough ice cream!

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This week we cover high school pimples, Simone Biles, Reggie met Tommie Smith, and we play discontinued Olympic sports trivia.

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Diane Amos joins the podcast, she discusses growing up in San Francisco, improv, making movies with Robin Williams, and of course Pine-Sol.

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The Olympics are here and Sal & Reggie get into it.  We also cover that new Cleveland Guardians name.

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This week we have the great Ian Bagg on the podcast. We cover his story from hauling explosives in British Columbia, to JFL in Montreal, and then getting to New York. And selling t-shirts.

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This week Reggie talks about playing for coach Ernie Kent, trying to play professionally, playing against Warriors, and we talk Cosby and Trevor Bauer.

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Comedian Kevin Shea joins us, we discuss catching Covid, Adoption, Anger, Korea, and that Bobby Lee body slam.

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Sal and Reggie talk Coffee, Game Shows, and they get stood up by Kevin Shea

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Sal and Reggie take on Tupac vs Biggie, LeBron vs Jordan, and their trip to Obama's Inauguration.

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Sal & Reggie talk drama with cars, Reggie remembers his friend Byron, and getting recruited to play college ball.

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This week racist right-wing propaganda hits home, Reggie's friend gets catfished and we talk about that earring of his.

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Sal and Reggie talk NBA Playoffs and Cousin Joey joins us to talk about our new Vietnamese family.

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This week we talk about dealing with hecklers, Reggie discusses being black in America, the UFO's are here, and our Ancestry results.

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This week we discuss death, our buddy Eli Tapley, and meeting famous people, like Bill Russell or that guy from No Doubt.

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Sal and Reggie discuss their experiences in "urban" comedy clubs and Anthony Bishop joins the podcast to share the story when Sal first performed in Atlanta and we talk LeBron James.

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Reggie talks about playing Bigfoot, Sal crabbing in the Bay and Reggie trying to fish.

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Sal & Reggie discuss the Chauvin verdict and that time Sal took a trip to rural Missouri.

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Sal & Reggie talk about working with John Witherspoon, Paul Mooney, Charlie Murphy and making pasta sauce.

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Sal & Reggie discuss the Covid vaccine, canker sores, voting rights and the movie Bad Trip.

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Sal & Reggie discuss Lil' Nas X, Baptist vs Catholic Church, plus the Justice League Snyder Cut and Superheroes

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Comedian and old friend Stu Kosh and I hit the road and hit record for three episodes of The Dago and The Jew.  This first episode we basically argue for the first 25minutes about the future of movie theaters.  Enjoy!

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Here is your guide to Wine Country as Sal and Destini visit Sonoma, Napa, and Petaluma and give you all the tips to an enjoyable yet affordable good time.

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Sal and Destini go to Alberta, Canada.  We talk about weird Canadian food, performing in a strip club, hanging with the hunters and moose meat.

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As the new film is upon us, Sal and his good friend Tommy, both Star Wars geeks, argue and laugh as they rank all the Star Wars films from worst to best.

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Sal & Deezy w/ Joe Gorman

Sal & Deezy visit San Francisco and record with one of our favorites Joe Gorman, we discuss the cursed hat, Daisy Duck, and the changing city.

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ep.6 Oscar Party

Sal and Destini are joined by comedians Stu Kosh and Bert Divietri as well as musician Alicia Contreras and the pregnant Shanae as they watch the Oscars.  Sal trashes Mad Max, ladies fawn over Leo, Sly and Star Wars get shut out.

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ep.5 Santa House Chaos

Destini as a Christmas elf deals with crazy mothers, couples breaking down, and the decimation of the Christmas spirit.  And Sal brings the cat to meet Santa.

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ep.4 Turkey and Elves

Sal is a corner man in an MMA fight, Destini becomes one of Santa's little elves, and the pair host Thanksgiving.

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Sal & Deezy vs Hollywood ep3 Disney

The holiday season is upon us and Disney movies are everywhere.  Sal and Des rank every animated Disney feature film dating back to 1937.

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Sal & Deezy vs Hollywood ep2 Too Ugly

Sal and Destini are both on the road in separate cars stuck in traffic, discussing Los Angeles, wondering if they're too ugly for Hollywood, and America's messed up voting on the Voice.

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Sal & Deezy vs Hollywood ep1 The Move

Sal and Destini move to Hollywood.  They have a terrible Uhaul experience, Sal gets harassed by the cops, they talk what sucks about L.A. and go to a Beverly Hills mansion party.

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ep.204 In New York w/ David Wiswell

Sal visits NY and sees fellow comedian and old friend David Wiswell.  They talk guitar comics, quitting smoking, and "dirty sex".  

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ep.203 On the road in Santa Cruz again

The gang is back together for another road trip to perform in Santa Cruz.  Joe Tobin and Destini Bryant join the podcast and we talk Father's Day, the NBA Finals, and Game of Thrones.

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ep.202 Bigfoot in Oregon

Sal conducts an investigative report on Bigfoot in Southern Oregon.

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ep.201 w/ Max Curry (PDX and Star Wars)

Comedian Max Curry joins the podcast and we discuss the Portland vs San Francisco Comedy scene, then discuss the new Star Wars film and the originals.

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ep.200 Working with Spike Lee

Sal gets the opportunity to work with Spike Lee, then the next day works with Guy Fieri.

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ep.199 the Oscars

Destini Bryant joins the podcast and we knock out 5 hours of Oscars into 33 minutes. 

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ep.198 Sal vs. the Police, Vday, Pecs and Fish Oil

Sal has a run in with the fuzz, the po-po's, the 5-0, then he talks Valentine's Day and Pecs gets cockblocked by fish oil

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ep.197 America's Got Talent and the Grammys

Sal discusses his audition for America's Got Talent and commentates on the Grammys with Destini Bryant.

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ep.196 (Crazy cat, Totem pole, Drugs)

Sal's crazy cat, climbing the totem pole, drugs, more specifically, crack, and Pecs tells a gross relationship story.

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ep.195 On the Road in Santa Cruz

Sal headlines in Santa Cruz and brings Joe Tobin, Destini Bryant, and Joe Gorman along.  The group talks embarrassing gigs, degrading jobs, and corn.

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ep.194 (Xmas, hambone, Pocahontas, vinyl)

Sal talks Christmas gifts, his ham bone soup, Pocahontas, and Pecs tells him to start selling vinyl.

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ep.193 (Tossed, casino, Xmas shopping)

Sal gets 20 people tossed out of a club opening for Iliza, then gambles in a casino, and then struggles shopping for Christmas.

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ep.192 (Not funny, Sauce, Star Wars, Brothers)

Sal gets a not funny joke from a friend, talks his 3 meat sauce, the new Star Wars, and the term "brothers".

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ep.191 Angry Sal (landlords & Browns)

Sal gets angry discussing the landlord and the Browns.  Then his lactose intolerant ass goes to a mac n' cheese festival.

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ep.190 (Corporate gig, ice cream, sushi)

Sal does a tech corporate gig, has a battle with 3 bites of ice cream, does sushi, and talks gentrification.

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ep.189 (cousin scuffle, wagyu, Twitter Ben)

this week Sal wakes up his cousin, eats fancy with wagyu, and Twitter Ben gives us blackjack tips.

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ep.188 (Republicans, Halloween, Pecs)

Sal rambles about Republicans, Haunted houses and Halloween, and Pecs returns.

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ep. 187 Sal gets a kitten

Sal gets a kitten.

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ep.186 (Classism, Grand Canyon, Pecs)

This week Sal discusses classism in extra work, driving across the country, hanging in Austin, the Grand Canyon, and a new segment, dating with "Pecs".

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ep.185 My Mom visits San Francisco

the podcast returns from break with a return guest, my Mom.  (listen to her first appearance in episode 64, http://bit.ly/1Bz1OQD, 7/11/11)

We discuss her visit to SF, Fisherman's Wharf, Sonoma and wine, and getting sick off of edibles, yea, you read that right, edibles.

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ep. 184 (pandas, on set ball busting, Spaniard goodbye)

This week Sal discusses the bad behavior we encourage with pandas, getting his balls busted on a commercial set for not driving stick, and we say goodbye to the Spaniard.

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ep. 183 Robin Williams tribute

We all loved him.  We all looked up to him.  Here's my tribute to Robin Williams.  I share your stories, since you told them so well.

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ep.182 Ask a Bro w/ Stu, Alicia & Alanna

the popular Ask a Bro episode returns, this time with comedian Stu Kosh and ladies Alicia and Alanna.  They discuss wheather women are indecisive, if men like to be controlled, a partner who reads, all with scientific turns and emotions.  Enjoy.

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ep.181 w/ Yung Stooey

Sal interviews rapper Yung Stooey about his upcoming mixtape Come Smoke with Me Vol.2 that Sal hosts.

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ep.180 w/ Kurtis Matthews (stand up, Bill Hicks, recovery)

Sal interviews comedian Kurtis Matthews about stand up in L.A., working with Bill Hicks, being CEO of the SF Comedy College, and being sober for 30 years.

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ep.179 the World Cup w/ Spaniard

Spaniard and Sal talk World Cup and Spaniard brings Sal to watch his very first entire World Cup game.

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ep.178 (Cops, Drunk Friends, World Cup)

Sal gets a haircut, talks cops, drunk friends at his headlining shows, Spaniard's World Cup report.

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ep.177 The Bachelor Party

Sal goes on a bachleor party weekend and then snitches and says what happens, including the Whiskey a Go Go, a baseball game in suburbia, and the Hike from Hell.

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ep.176 (Dryer wars, commercial, Spaniard)

Sal has issues with his neighbors and the dryer they share, he talks acting on a commercial set, advice for young actors on agents, and the Spaniard joins to talk World Cup and good news.

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ep.175 (Pink Eye,Road Rage,Soccer)

This week Sal discusses pouring goat's milk in his eye, Candy Crush, Stu Kosh tells a great road rage story, and Spaniard tells us about the European Cup.

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ep.174 w/Greg Edwards (politics,GOT, race)

Greg Edwards returns to the podcast.  We discuss politics, Game of Thrones, of course racism, including Donald Sterling and what the future may hold for Sparky Sweets and Thug Notes.

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ep.173 (Stage Breakdown, Sal's Boyfriend?)

Sal has a breakdown on stage while trying to make the elusive perfect comedy tape and also he may or may not have a boyfriend.

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