We Are Maz Jobrani
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In episode 168, the girls are joined by legendary guest: Maz Jobrani! They get into his upbringing, coming to America, how and why he decided to pursue comedy, if he feels like he has to represent Iranian-Americans, how the Axis of Evil comedy tour came about, his podcast Back To School with Maz Jobrani, and more! Follow Maz on Twitter and Instagram at @MazJobrani and check out his podcast.

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Go Fact Yourself
Go Fact Yourself
Ep. 69: Eliza Skinner & Josh Gondelman
Turn up your favorite song and raise a glass, it's time for more _Go Fact Yourself_! Eliza Skinner is known for her comedy and musical improvisation, but she’s also got a TV show out now on Disney+! “Earth To Ned” is a talk show with a cast made up entirely of puppets from the Jim Henson company. She’ll explain why, despite all the aliens and spaceships, it’s still a lot like its contemporaries… just with more coordination to make the host talk. Eliza Skinner’s debut comedy album, “Regarding My Lovers,” is available now. Eliza’s opponent is her friend and fellow TV producer Josh Gondelman. He works behind the scenes on the show, “Desus and Mero,” which has gone through some creative changes since the quarantine started. He’ll explain. Plus, he’ll tell us all about his discovery that a good pep talk can make all the difference in a rough situation (even when that situation is 2020). Our contestants will answer questions about life behind the scenes and classic shows on the stage and screen What’s the difference: God complex What’s the difference between the gospel and the scripture? What’s the difference between “complex” and “complicated”? Areas of Expertise Eliza Skinner: Stephen Sondeim, the Jamestown colony and Beanie Babies Josh Gondelman: The NBA bubble in Florida, the first seven seasons of the TV show “Cheers” and celebrities from Massachusetts. Appearing in this episode: J. Keith van Straaten Helen Hong Eliza Skinner Josh Gondelman With guest experts: Michel Cerveris, actor, singer and guitarist who’s won two Tony Awards. George Wendt and Bernadette Birkett, actors best known for their respective roles as Norm and Vera on the show “Cheers.” _Go Fact Yourself_ was devised by Jim Newman and J. Keith van Straaten, and produced in collaboration with Maximum Fun. The show is recorded from multiple homes at a safe social distance. Theme Song by Jonathan Green Maximum Fun's Senior Producer is Laura Swisher The show is edited by Julian Burrell. Mask-wearing by YOU.
1 hr 20 min
Jim and Tomic's Musical Theatre Happy Hour
Jim and Tomic's Musical Theatre Happy Hour
Jim and Tomic
Happy Hour #89 - Filigree Apogee Pedigree Podcast - ‘Bedknobs and Broomsticks’
Hurry! Hop onto the bed cause it's about to take off as we fly into wartime Britain and join Eglentine Price and her chosen family in the magical 'Bedknobs and Broomsticks.' An absolute Disney classic and our first out-and-out musical film discussion, this time we are chatting all about what makes this film so different from its counterpart 'Mary Poppins,' Tommy geeks out over the incredible visual effects used in the film and we both posit our ideas of what the stage adaptation is going to look like. Bedknobs and Broomsticks (Original Movie Soundtrack) iTunes / Spotify Support the Show ➤ SHOW NOTES Did Andrew Lloyd Webber get arrested for having an illicit early performance of ‘Cinderella’? Who can say… There is SO much cut material from the released cut of Bedknobs and Broomsticks. Here’s some for you! Emelius Browne professes his love for Eglentine Eglentine sings to her magic broom ‘A Step in the Right Direction’ Eglentine sings ‘Nobody’s Problems’ Disney+ has some absolutely incredible documentaries. Why not check out ‘The Boys’ for the fascinating story of the Sherman Brothers who wrote the music for ‘Bedknobs and Broomsticks’ or check out ‘Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2’ for some behind the scenes discussion about how musical movies are made. Honestly though, would you buy a ‘Lovely Bit of String’ t-shirt? Let Jimi know and he’ll make it… Any discussion of Angela Lansbury will always yield a screening of the greatest video of all time that Tommy refuses to watch. He’s missing out. Remember you can come chat to us about the episode on Twitter and Instagram @jimandtomic! Or if you wanna pop OFF then jump into our email inbox at jimandtomic@gmail.com! Another Sondheim Quiz Question Both Stephen Sondheim and Jerry Herman have worked on partial musical adaptations of the source material for this musical. What show? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1 hr 49 min
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