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Family Gems

Family Gems

By Subhah Agarwal and Valerie Tosi

Family Gems is a podcast where comedians Subhah Agarwal (The Jim Jefferies Show) and Valerie Tosi (Conan) chat with guests about their wacky and dysfunctional families. Get ready to feel better about yours.
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Eagle Scouts Are The White Man's Black Belt with Andrew Orolfo
Eagle Scouts Are The White Man's Black Belt with Andrew Orolfo
It's Andrew Orolfo week everyone! While you may know him from Comedy Central + The Late Late Show with James Corden, Andrew is just another bay area kid... who almost joined the military out of fomo. Come for us roasting his apartment, stay for his (twice) edging of Scientology. Be sure to rate, review, subscribe, and follow us on all the things! Andrew Orolfo's website Follow Anderw on Instagram + YouTube Subhah Agarwal's website Follow Subhah on Instagram + Twitter Valerie Tosi's website Follow Valerie Tosi on Instagram + Twitter
54:11
November 30, 2022
Pineapples, Swingers, & Mushy Boy Kings with Arianna Knox
Pineapples, Swingers, & Mushy Boy Kings with Arianna Knox
In this episode, we have a production designer for Universal Studios (for all us peasants, that means she designs rides!!). Yes, the talented Arianna Knox graces the podcast and talks growing up in North Carolina, accidentally bringing home a nightmare man to her family on the holidays, swingers and much, much more! Be sure to rate, review, subscribe, and follow us on all the things! Arianna's Instagram Subhah Agarwal's website Follow Subhah on Instagram + Twitter Valerie Tosi's website Follow Valerie Tosi on Instagram + Twitter
44:42
November 23, 2022
Valley Girl Born & Raised with Julia Prescott
Valley Girl Born & Raised with Julia Prescott
TV writer + comedian Julia Prescott joins us this week to staunchly defend Van Nuys, CA. As a SoCal native it’s no surprise that her Dad was a comedian, her Mom was an actor, + legend has it that Julia was a Gerber Baby! Be sure to rate, review, subscribe, and follow us on all the things! Julia Prescott’s website Follow Julia on Instagram + Twitter Subhah Agarwal's website Follow Subhah on Instagram + Twitter Valerie Tosi's website Follow Valerie Tosi on Instagram + Twitter
01:00:14
November 16, 2022
Iguanas are Gateway Drugs to Jersey with Kelly McInerney
Iguanas are Gateway Drugs to Jersey with Kelly McInerney
Pour one out for all the Iguanas we lost along the way. LA comedian Kelly McInerney joins us this week to chat about pet fails, criminal relatives, bringing Jersey to Paris + more! Be sure to rate, review, subscribe, and follow us on all the things! Kelly's website Follow Kelly on Instagram + Twitter Subhah Agarwal's website Follow Subhah on Instagram + Twitter Valerie Tosi's website Follow Valerie Tosi on Instagram + Twitter
48:15
November 09, 2022
Gay By May Or Your Money Back with Kari Assad
Gay By May Or Your Money Back with Kari Assad
This one's for the theater kids! LA comedian Kari Assad joins us this week on the pod to chat about horny quinceaneras, mother grudges, adopting other people's grandparents + more! Be sure to rate, review, subscribe, and follow us on all the things! Kari Assad's website Follow Kari on Instagram + Twitter Subhah Agarwal's website Follow Subhah on Instagram + Twitter Valerie Tosi's website Follow Valerie Tosi on Instagram + Twitter
50:43
November 02, 2022
America Van & Homo Detectives with Percy Rustomji
America Van & Homo Detectives with Percy Rustomji
This week listen as half man, half ball of espresso, Percy Rustomji dishes on what it was like growing up Indian + queer after 9/11 in Orange County. There's so much to unpack in this podcast, that we just got a bill from Better Help. Percy is an insanely talented and charismatic comedian and actor and we're lucky to have him! Be sure to rate, review, subscribe, and follow us on all the things! Follow Percy on Instagram + Twitter Subhah Agarwal's website Follow Subhah on Instagram + Twitter Valerie Tosi's website Follow Valerie Tosi on Instagram + Twitter
47:47
October 26, 2022
The Shit That Saved Me with Adam Tod Brown
The Shit That Saved Me with Adam Tod Brown
This week, listen as we turn the tables on podcast host extraordinaire Adam Tod Brown! Adam is the owner of the Unpops Podcast Network and one of the funniest writers you'll meet, so get ready for some truly wild tales. Be sure to rate, review, subscribe, and follow us on all the things! Adam Tod Brown's substack Follow Adam on Instagram + Twitter Subhah Agarwal's website Follow Subhah on Instagram + Twitter Valerie Tosi's website Follow Valerie Tosi on Instagram + Twitter
53:22
October 19, 2022
Adopted Into Amish Country with Keylor Leigh
Adopted Into Amish Country with Keylor Leigh
In this episode, amazing actor Keylor Leigh talks about Hollywood, working on Netflix's new series "Dahmer," growing up in Lancaster PA, and the complications of being adopted. Subscribe, like, review and as always follow us on all the things! Check out Keylor Leigh on IMDb Follow Keylor on Instagram Subhah Agarwal's website Follow Subhah on Instagram + Twitter Valerie Tosi's website Follow Valerie Tosi on Instagram + Twitter
54:47
October 12, 2022
Table Sport Athlete + Florida Hurricanes with Katrina Davis
Table Sport Athlete + Florida Hurricanes with Katrina Davis
In this episode, hilarious comedian Katrina Davis talks about natural disasters, the natural disaster that is her athletic career & her family's bowling legacy. Subscribe, like, review and as always follow us on all the things! Katrina Davis's website Follow Katrina on Twitter, Instagram Subhah Agarwal's website Follow Subhah on Instagram + Twitter Valerie Tosi's website Follow Valerie Tosi on Instagram + Twitter
59:44
October 05, 2022
They Called Him The Gas Man with Samantha Hale
They Called Him The Gas Man with Samantha Hale
Ever wonder what it's like to grow up in Los Angeles with a family entrenched in the film industry? Well, settle in because this week comedian Samantha Hale regales us with stories about Bea Arthur, Woody Allen, Bela Lugosi, and wait for it... BRAD PITT. Be sure to rate, review, subscribe, and follow us on all the things! Check out Samantha's album/special Follow Samantha on Instagram + Twitter Subhah Agarwal's website Follow Subhah on Instagram + Twitter Valerie Tosi's website Follow Valerie Tosi on Instagram + Twitter
56:33
September 28, 2022
Pay Me In Jewels and Exotic Fish With Sean White
Pay Me In Jewels and Exotic Fish With Sean White
This is not one to be missed! Sean White tells insane stories of car bombs, and truth bombs dropped at funerals. Oh and there's his uncle, the telenovela star. Just listen. Be sure to rate, review, subscribe, and follow us on all the things! Sean's website Follow Sean on Instagram + Twitter Subhah Agarwal's website Follow Subhah on Instagram + Twitter Valerie Tosi's website Follow Valerie Tosi on Instagram + Twitter
52:54
September 21, 2022
I Was the Brown Student in the College Brochure with Prateek Srivastava
I Was the Brown Student in the College Brochure with Prateek Srivastava
Imagine, if you will, that your Dad is into Limp Bizkit... The HORROR. Prateek Srivastava got through it, and even managed to avoid the mosh pit when they saw them live. Be sure to rate, review, subscribe, and follow us on all the things! Prateek's website Follow Prateek on Instagram + Twitter Subhah Agarwal's website Follow Subhah on Instagram + Twitter Valerie Tosi's website Follow Valerie Tosi on Instagram + Twitter
55:05
September 14, 2022
Twisted Family Trees and Shotguns With Toni Sanchez
Twisted Family Trees and Shotguns With Toni Sanchez
It's impossible to not immediately fall in love with queen geek Toni Sanchez. Toni is both Native American and Mexican, and the daughter of migrant farm workers. Settle in for a really fascinating look into two incredible cultures... and a wild tale of infidelity. Be sure to rate, review, subscribe, and follow us on all the things! Toni Sanchez's website Follow Toni on Instagram + Twitter Subhah Agarwal's website Follow Subhah on Instagram + Twitter Valerie Tosi's website Follow Valerie Tosi on Instagram + Twitter
57:47
August 31, 2022
Performance Asthma with JoAnn Schinderle
Performance Asthma with JoAnn Schinderle
Hilarious comedian JoAnn Schinderle talks moving around, always being the new kid, and getting away with all types of shit in this latest episode! As always please like, subscribe, review and follow us on all the things! JoAnn Schinderle's website Follow JoAnn on Instagram + Twitter Subhah Agarwal's website Follow Subhah on Instagram + Twitter Valerie Tosi's website Follow Valerie Tosi on Instagram + Twitter
58:06
August 24, 2022
Wholesome ‭Mardi Gras Beads with Jasmine Ellis
Wholesome ‭Mardi Gras Beads with Jasmine Ellis
Comedian Jasmine Ellis discusses the real Mardi Gras, unique funeral traditions (don't forget to bring your vase), and more! Please rate, review, and subscribe and be sure to follow us on all the things! Jasmine Ellis's website Follow Jasmine on Twitter, Instagram Subhah Agarwal's website Follow Subhah on Instagram + Twitter Valerie Tosi's website Follow Valerie Tosi on Instagram + Twitter
55:29
August 10, 2022
Rigatoni and a Cold One with John Poveromo
Rigatoni and a Cold One with John Poveromo
Comedian John Poveromo shares what it's like growing up with a con artist father and much much more! Please rate, review, subscribe, and follow us on all the things! John Poveromo's website Follow John on Instagram + Twitter Subhah Agarwal's website Follow Subhah on Instagram + Twitter Valerie Tosi's website Follow Valerie Tosi on Instagram + Twitter
58:20
August 03, 2022
One More to Make the Night Go Down Smooth with Anna Valenzuela
One More to Make the Night Go Down Smooth with Anna Valenzuela
Your parent going to rehab isn't your fault but also it isn't NOT your fault?? Comedian Anna Valenzuela talks about a chaotic family life and the joy of raising two... parents. Please rate, review, subscribe, and follow us on all the things! Anna Valenzuela's website Follow Anna on Instagram + Twitter Subhah Agarwal's website Follow Subhah on Instagram + Twitter Valerie Tosi's website Follow Valerie Tosi on Instagram + Twitter
57:46
July 27, 2022
Costco Has Caskets with Ahmed Al-kadri
Costco Has Caskets with Ahmed Al-kadri
Non-stop gems from the incredibly funny comedian Ahmed Al-kadri. We discuss lying to your siblings, and Ahmed's suave af dad. Be sure to rate, review, subscribe, and follow us on all the things! Follow Ahmed on TikTok, Instagram + Twitter Subhah Agarwal's website Follow Subhah on Instagram + Twitter Valerie Tosi's website Follow Valerie Tosi on Instagram + Twitter
49:50
July 20, 2022
WetThot72 with Latif Tayour
WetThot72 with Latif Tayour
Wait, you have chill hippie parents?! Listen to find out on the latest episode of Family Gems featuring crazy funny comedian (and excellent sound editor of this very pod), Latif Tayour. Be sure to rate, review, subscribe, and follow us on all the things! Latif Tayour's website Follow Latif on Instagram + Twitter Subhah Agarwal's website Follow Subhah on Instagram + Twitter Valerie Tosi's website Follow Valerie Tosi on Instagram + Twitter
47:17
July 12, 2022
You Can Drown in a Teaspoon of Water with Lisa Curry
You Can Drown in a Teaspoon of Water with Lisa Curry
Sometimes child labor is hilarious, but also dangerous... Buuuuut also hilarious. This episode is truly wild as is Lisa's upbringing on a, wait for it, marina. Be sure to rate, review, subscribe, and follow us on all the things! Lisa Curry's website Follow Lisa on Instagram + Twitter Subhah Agarwal's website Follow Subhah on Instagram + Twitter Valerie Tosi's website Follow Valerie Tosi on Instagram + Twitter
58:02
July 06, 2022
Fecal Clah Clah Clah with Jeff May
Fecal Clah Clah Clah with Jeff May
Who raised this man is a question we both ask and answer in this hilarious episode with Boston-bred and podcast extraordinaire Jeff May. Be sure to rate, review, subscribe, and follow us on all the things! Jeff May's Patreon Follow Jeff on Instagram + Twitter Subhah Agarwal's website Follow Subhah on Instagram + Twitter Valerie Tosi's website Follow Valerie Tosi on Instagram + Twitter
58:11
June 29, 2022
Like a Starfish with Menuhin Hart
Like a Starfish with Menuhin Hart
This week we have on Comedy Central's own Menuhin Hart to talk about all the ways we truly ruined our parent's joy. Be sure to rate, review, subscribe, and follow us on all the things! Follow Menuhin on Instagram + Twitter Subhah Agarwal's website Follow Subhah on Instagram + Twitter Valerie Tosi's website Follow Valerie Tosi on Instagram + Twitter
01:00:29
June 22, 2022
Drier than Rajasthan with Fizaa Dosani
Drier than Rajasthan with Fizaa Dosani
Wait, a 30 year old virgin?! That can't be right. Listen to hear all about comedian Fizaa Dosani's very unique upbringing. Be sure to rate, review, subscribe, and follow us on all the things! Fizaa Dosani's website Follow Fizaa on TikTok, Instagram + Twitter Subhah Agarwal's website Follow Subhah on Instagram + Twitter Valerie Tosi's website Follow Valerie Tosi on Instagram + Twitter
35:36
June 15, 2022
Discovery on the Discovery Channel with Alice Hamilton
Discovery on the Discovery Channel with Alice Hamilton
This week on Family Gems, comedian Alice Hamilton! Alice sets the bar high for family dysfunction; gaslighting, home schooling, and a massive amount of revisionist history. Be sure to rate, review, subscribe, and follow us on all the things! Alice Hamilton's stand up special Cex Kriminal Follow Alice on Instagram + Twitter Subhah Agarwal's website Follow Subhah on Instagram + Twitter Valerie Tosi's website Follow Valerie Tosi on Instagram + Twitter
52:36
June 08, 2022
The Pilot! with Subhah Agarwal and Valerie Tosi
The Pilot! with Subhah Agarwal and Valerie Tosi
Welcome to Family Gems, a new podcast where comedians Subhah Agarwal and Valerie Tosi chat with guests about their wacky and dysfunctional families. For our pilot episode, we thought it best to start with our ourselves, so buckle up baby! Be sure to rate, review, subscribe, and follow us on all the things! Subhah Agarwal's website Follow Subhah on Instagram + Twitter Valerie Tosi's website Follow Valerie Tosi on Instagram + Twitter
33:33
June 08, 2022