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Welcome to EPISODE SEVENTY of Succotash, the Comedy Podcast Podcast. 70!!! Seems like only yesterday I was asking myself "How do I get my voice to come out of that sound thingee?" I estimate that, in these first 70 episodes,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2013 at The Daily Grill
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Dry and sarcastic or lewd and absurd — no matter how you slice it, I love British humor. And the lads behind the No Pressure To Be Funny podcast have concocted a winning combo of chat, monologues, music, and rants... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2012 at The Daily Grill
I'm trying desperately to get this edition of the Comedy Podcast Podcast up while it is still officially International Succotash Day. (As so declared by the inimitable Jabs of The DHead Factor podcast in Australia.) All day long our podcaster... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2012 at The Daily Grill
We've got a bunch of clips in Epi40, the longest episode of Succotash yet! Yes, I said "we", because I'm joined by special guest co-host Jabs (aka Jason McNamara) all the way from Canberra, Australia, through the magic of Skype.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2012 at The Daily Grill
I’ve really fallen behind in getting Succotash episodes out the door so apologies to those of you who have been trained by decades of televison and radio with their regular release of content. I’d love to be more on top... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2012 at The Daily Grill
Ah. Back to an all-clip episode of Succotash, your Comedy Podcast Podcast. We have a cornucopia of clippage for this time around. Mostly new faces or, rather, voices, but some old faves, too. Purposely not clipping any of the "big"... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2012 at The Daily Grill
Howdy! I'm popping in with this short blast between posting about Succotash episodes to let you know about an appearance I make in a just-released installment of a new comedy web series. So if you've been wondering what the face... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2012 at The Daily Grill
My buddy and former improv teaching partner Sammy Wegent was able to Kickstarter himself into a web series — "Everybody's A Comedian" — that he dreamed up, co-created and got produced. It kicks off on August 6th so be sure... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2012 at The Daily Grill
Greetings, Succotashians! I think this may be a record of time between episodes for the show. Apologies for the delay. Work, mostly, and I'm three weeks into a new diet which took some reconfiguring of my energy reserves to get... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2012 at The Daily Grill
We're back in Studio P in Sausalito for Epi27, which means the show always sounds better and I certainly feel better when engineer/producer Joe Paulino is pushing the buttons and flipping the switches. PLUS it gives us the chance for another Boozin' With Bill segment, where our loyal booth announcer Bill Haywatt shares a libation with us that he picked up somewhere during his illustrious (some might say spotty) career in radio. Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2012 at The Daily Grill
For the third time, Dana Carvey graces us in Studio P and he's not alone. Frank Cronin is a globetrotting Irishman, capturing his journeys on video and posting on YouTube on his Glowpunk channel. Currently in the United States for as long as his visa holds out, he's going to travel the country with his video camera, grabbing as much Americana as his hard drive will hold. We also have Tom Carvey, in the studio — Dana's breakdancing teenage son. (Although there's no breakdancing in the show, Frank WILL have a video up soon featuring Tom's crew doing their thing.) Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2012 at The Daily Grill
I had no idea it was going to take this long to get to the next episode of Succotash. Between moving, a bum hard drive and the day gig (you don't think podcasting actually pays, do you?), it's been hard... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2012 at The Daily Grill
Back with producer Joe Paulino in Studio P for this New Year kickoff show! Succotash Epi 17 is stuffed full o' clips, this time a look back at some of my personal favorite p'casts. But we're only retreading a couple... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2012 at The Daily Grill
We're back. It seems I'm saying that every 'sode now for one reason or another. This time we got delayed and had some technical difficulties (which are addressed by producer/engineer Joe Paulino during the show.) Epi14 has finally dropped, as... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2011 at The Daily Grill
It took me FOREVER to get Episode 13 of Succotash, the Comedy Podcast Podcast, dropped this time. Plenty of material - with so many comedy podcasts online, THAT's never a problem. The "hitch in the giddyup" as a old friend... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2011 at The Daily Grill
It seems there's something new every time I turn around to do a new 'sode of Succotash. Last time it was our inclusion as part of Stitcher Smart Radio's comedy lineup. This time Jesse Fox's Splitsider.com blog This Week In... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2011 at The Daily Grill
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(This article appeared in Canada's Marketing Magazine's September issue.) By Alicia Androich Marc Hershon’s e-mail signature reads “From the creators of BlackBerry, Swiffer, Pentium, OnStar, Dasani and Outback.” No, his company didn’t create these products, but it did craft an... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2011 at The Daily Grill
Back to basics with Episode 11 of Succotash, meaning we've got a full boat of comedy podcast clips in store this time around and no special guests. Unless you count my impromptu discussion with legendary announcer Bill Heywatt. That happens.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2011 at The Daily Grill
WARNING: Episode 10 is not our typical 'sode. (Actually, I 'm not sure - in the first 10 episodes of our podcast - that we have anything that can be pointed to as "typical".) Anyway, what I mean is that... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2011 at The Daily Grill
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Big treat this week: I'm the special guest aboard Epi225 of Chillpak Hollywood Hour! Co-hosts Dean Haglund and Phil Leirness were featured as OUR guests back in Epi4 of Succotash, and we've played a couple of clips from their show... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2011 at The Daily Grill
Succotash is your Comedy Podcast Podcast and, as such, we feel it's our duty to keep stretching the definition of "comedy podcast" a bit more when we can. Succotash hit the road to interview this week's special guest, Kelly Carlin,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2011 at The Daily Grill
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Last week I wrote a goodbye to comedian Richard Carter, who was warmly remembered by those who knew him. This morning I heard about the passing of a another beloved veteran standup comic who I was fortunate to cross paths... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2011 at The Daily Grill
Episode 8 is up (in record time - just was laying it down at Studio P last night - way to go, engineer/producer Joe Paulino!) and not only do we have a whole new passle o' podcasts but this epi... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2011 at The Daily Grill
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Richard Carter, 1920-2011 I just learned that Richard Carter passed away at the age of 91 last month, over across the bay in Concord, CA. He was a war hero in WWII, an artist for the Deseret News in Salt... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2011 at The Daily Grill
We're back. Vacation break over, me, Joe Paulino and the rest of the Succotash crew are together again and rocking Studio P in Sausalito. Episode 7 features no guests or interviews but we DO have clips from eight comedy podcasts,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2011 at The Daily Grill