Blowing your mind and tickling your funny bone. The guys discuss an interesting topic each week with their unique and hilarious thoughts. Take a funny break and learn something new at the same time. You deserve it.
Award-winning young adult author Chad Alan Gibbs joins the show to discuss this week in history!
Check out Chad’s work at www.chadalangibbs.com
Topics covered: The Human Fish / Stockholm Syndrome and Patty Hearst / William Wallace and Braveheart / RCA Indian Head Test Pattern / Old Wives Tales / Louis XVI / Pete Rose / Mount Vesuvius Pompeii Eruption and the Masturbating Man / Ray Caldwell / Alfred Eisenstaedt / Steve Guttenberg / Moonlight Graham and Field of Dreams / The Wizard of Oz and the Munchkins / The Berlin Wall / Friedrich Nietzsche / Women’s Suffrage and the 19th Amendment / Invention of the Hot Air Balloon / Ted Knight / President Lyndon Baines Johnson / Anglo Zanzibar War / Brannock Device / Worcestershire Sauce / Charlie McCarthy / Charles Spooner and Spoonerisms / US Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Writer and longtime friend Jordan Green joins the show to discuss this week in history!
Check out Jordan’s work at www.starkandmain.org
Topics covered: National Roller Coaster Day / Elvis Presley / Charles Bukowski / Babe Ruth / Foul balls / Monica Lewinski and Bill Clinton / Mae West / David Koresh / Genghis Khan / Inventor of the parachute / Rogaine / Hurricane Bob / Eddie Gaedel and Bill Veeck / Abraham Lincoln duel / Groucho Marx / Alberta Williams King / Unicycling / Johan de Witt / Wilt Chamberlain / Steven Hillenburg and Spongebob Squarepants / Kenny Rogers / The Blood Countess Elizabeth Bathory / Mona Lisa / Melville Elijah Stone / Pope Gregory IX / The Baltic States
A brand new segment! This week the guys tell you absolutely everything you need to know about what happened this week in history. Also, Matt tells the 'phantom pooper' story of his time cleaning up aisles in a grocery store.
What exactly is happening to our world? Are there things we aren't being told about the Coronavirus and its origins? And who are they to tell us not to reopen our country? Those are absolutely, without a doubt, three questions. The Wuhan Tang Clan did it. This week on the Think Funny Podcast.
This week we're feeling pretty, pretty, pretty good. The guys examine the life and genius of Larry David, co-creator and visionary of Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm. A face on the Mt. Rushmore of comedy and leader of the bald community... thanks LD.
Think Funny Podcast host Nate Sadler shares his lifelong passion for Rush, along with reflections on their legendary drummer Neil Peart, and the very real impact an artist can have on their fans. RUSH on!
Aaron and Jenni are live from the Magic Kingdom this week with Nate and Matt joining in for an in depth and hilarious discussion of Disneyland. Thinking of going soon? Here's what you need to know and probably a lot you don't.
Modern artist Maurizio Cattelan duct taped a banana to a wall at the Art Basel show in Miami and it sold for $120,000. What's up with that? The guys discuss the meaning of modern art and even some of their feelings.
This week we are very honored to have Jim Hope on the show. Jim has worked in television as a writer and producer for over 30 years, receiving 3 Emmy nominations while working on a wide variety of our favorite shows. Jim reflects on his career and provides an insider's look into the professional comedy writing life.
The return of Los Angeles comedian and actor Mitch Emerson! Mitch updates us on his recent commercial successes and opens up about a painful time in his life. We also get into the weeds about smoking marijuana. It's the second installment of the Mitch Emerson saga!
Join the guys this week as they discuss the mysterious Bilderberg Meeting, an annual four day gathering of the world's richest and most powerful people that no one outside the group knows anything about. Oh it's real, they actually have a website. Put your conspiracy hats on.
Do you really want to live forever? Check out this week's show as the guys discuss the possibility of immortality. Also tune in to hear if Nate finally does that elusive chin up. (Spoiler: He doesn't.)
Remember the Berenstein Bears, Kit-Kat, and the Monopoly Man with the monocle? Actually you don't. Those things never existed. We promise. Prepare to have your mind blown. This week the guys delve into the weird and wild Mandela Effect!
Ch Ch Cha Changes. Is climate change real? Is it a hoax created to get us all showering less and eating granola more? Is the world coming to an end? Will you at least get a tan? Find out this week as the guys delve into global weirding.
Let's talk about the end of the world as we know it. We feel, well I wouldn't say "fine," more like "not too shabby". Listen as the guys discuss failed end time prophecies, the destruction of the known universe, and Steve Guttenberg.
This week we are honored to have the very funny and talented Alan Johnson on the show. Alan is a comedy writer and host of the awesome podcast, "On Comedy Writing," where he interviews today's top comedy writers working on late night television, SNL, network/cable tv, theater, and film. Alan has also spent time performing and writing at the UCB Theater in Los Angeles and just finished his MFA from NYU in dramatic writing.
Find out more about Alan:
@therealalaskj on Twitter: https://twitter.com/therealaskj?lang=en
@Dougaryman on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dougaryman/?hl=en
Listen to Alan's show "On Comedy Writing": https://boardwalkaudio.com/oncomedywriting/
This week the guys answer Alphaville's question, "Are you going to drop the bomb or not?" There's also stories of nuclear drills in elementary school and how in 1984 people just wanted to dance. What I'm trying to say is, if I can change, and you can change, maybe everybody can change. (Credit: Rocky IV).
Not what you expected? Join the heresy this week as the guys discuss The Spanish Inquisition! We guaranty listening is anything but torture. Plus, Aaron walks through the Seattle airport listening to hipsters.
Great Scott! The guys go back to the future, discussing the scientific basis for time travel, how it works in movies, and Aaron tells a little known story about killing baby Hitler. Roads? Where we're going we don't need roads.
This week the guys sit down with the very funny and talented L.A.. comic Mitch Emerson!
Mitch tells stories of grinding it out in the comedy and acting trenches doing extra work, open mics, improv groups, TV commercials, and a recent appearance on Mental Samurai with Rob Lowe, all while hosting karaoke in Koreatown and driving Uber.
Fans of the show will get to know Mitch as we will be checking in with him from time to time. Trust us, this guy is going places. (Beyond just where Uber customers tell him to go.) Check it out!
The guys set sail for smoother waters this week with the likes of Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins, Christopher Cross, and so many other fools in love... You better believe it's gonna be a cool night.
All aboard for Yacht Rock!
The guys give the rundown on the deeper meaning behind internet memes. There's also a Think Funny review of the top 25 posts on Reddit this week, and Aaron talks about his first time doing stand-up... which included bombing in front of a disapproving Santa Claus.
The PLB File is privileged this week to have Toby Walsh of GoodBadDad.com on the show. Toby is a father of 5 who writes and speaks on the topic of fatherhood. He also hosts a great podcast with his 9 year old daughter called, "The Daddy Daughter Dance." Check out his work at www.goodbaddad.com and thanks for listening!
You want to understand physics, you study Einstein. You want to know basketball, you watch tapes of Jordan. You want to know what it's like to go prematurely bald... you've come to the right place. Aaron, Nate, and Matt understand. Oh, do they understand.