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John and Sam in Japan: The International Comedy Podcast

John and Sam in Japan: The International Comedy Podcast

By John and Sam
John and Sam in Japan: The International Comedy Podcast brings you live stand up comedy, musical comedy, the news you may have missed from Japan and around the world, interviews with people from all walks of life, and much, much more.

Comedians from all corners of the globe will showcase their stand up sets, improv comedy recorded live from around the world will set the podcast alight, and special guests will speak passionately about their areas of expertise.

All this plus your hosts, John and Sam, who have been comedians for many years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that
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Supermarket Minor Tour
John details a romantic evening and Sam relays a satisfying encounter. There is a news story about a shopping trip. Plus, Sam gets creative and does a fairly dodgy impression. The Burning Question was What thing that you've done scared you the most? A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John Maurice and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
34:12
November 26, 2021
Family Favourites
Sam besmirches John's "good" name. There is a news story about family favourites. Plus, the wives of John and Sam FINALLY get a chance to air their grievances, all thanks to encouragement from Ruben VM and his new jingle.  The Burning Question was What do you always/never do when you first meet people. A packed show! A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John Maurice and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
30:49
November 12, 2021
Rejection Reasons
Sam has made an error and must apologise. John has upset his wife, he should apologise. There is a news story about bad first dates. The return of Pants on Fire, can Sam fool John? Plus, The Burning Question: How have you tried to impress a stranger? A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John Maurice and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
36:42
October 29, 2021
Awful Offspring
John took a trip to A & E and cause was caught on camera. Sam isn't sympathetic, just wants the 'live' recording for the podcast. There is a news story about a mother daughter relationship with some issues. Plus a Top Tip and the return of The Burning Question: Who was the most disgusting person you've lived with? A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John Maurice and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
34:42
October 15, 2021
Blow Stopper
John took his daughter to the football and she enjoyed it for all the wrong reasons. Sam explains a case of mistaken identity. There is a news story about the latest Ig Nobel Awards, featuring beard power and rhino safety. Plus a Top Tip and the return of The Movie Quotes Game. John is the question master, can Sam triumph and vanquish his old foe? A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John Maurice and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
28:44
September 24, 2021
Free Willy
John has opinions about messy people, Sam needs parenting advice. There is a news story about someone looking for a bespoke service. Plus a Top Tip. The Burning Question is back: What thing, that a loved one has bought, has been the biggest waste of money? A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John Maurice and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
32:22
September 10, 2021
Aardvark Enough
Sam shows off his musical talents and, it's fair to say, John is underwhelmed. There is a news story about taking on the animal kingdom. Plus the return of Pants On Fire, will Sam be fooled by John's camping story? School Days is back again as more listeners got in touch to answer the question: What is the worst thing a teacher has said or done? We asked you to keep it light and you (still) didn't. That's your fault (again)! A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John Maurice and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
30:22
August 27, 2021
Bad Babysitter
John thinks he's a cool rally driver and Sam is caught hiding from his family. There is a news story about a bad babysitter. There is a clip from online free fringe show The Salmon of Knowledge with Pete and Bill. Plus the Burning Question (or is it?): What is the worst thing a teacher has said or done? We asked you to keep it light and you didn't. That's your fault! A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John Maurice and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
33:49
August 13, 2021
Famous For
John says things he shouldn't and it's all Sam's fault. There is a news story about silly stereotypes. Sam creates a jingle live on the pod and John gives his verdict. Plus the Burning Question: What has been your best bluff? A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John Maurice and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
28:13
July 30, 2021
Literally Crying Wolf
Find out why Sam panicked big time and see if John was impressed or not. There is a news story about someone, not literally, crying wolf. And there is musical comedy with Ruben VM, he has some opinions on the Olympics. There are a bunch of answers to some burnt questions, during which a special guest makes and appearance.  A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
31:27
July 9, 2021
Mistaken Identity
Sam has contact with an irate listener, who has reason to be irate. John has a theory on why he recognizes the face of everyone in York. Edgar Frank is in Culture Corner explaining the British tradition of seaside holidays.  There is a news story about a case of mistaken identity. John and Sam introduce their 2021 Anniversary Special, which is only available at their website. The Burning Question is "What really scares kids?" Plus a whole lot more. It is a fun ride with lots of laughs, get on board. A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
36:13
June 11, 2021
Name Shame
John tells about something that is somewhere it shouldn't be and Sam reveals what really terrifies kids. There is a news story about a, potentially, undesirable name, and Sam turns it in to a quiz. The Burning Question makes a return, which was "What strange parenting techniques did your parents (or do you) employ?" Plus a whole lot more. It is a fun ride with lots of laughs, get on board. A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
36:39
May 28, 2021
Terrible Teachers
Sam and John both complain about very minor injuries. There is a news story about a pair of terrible teachers and John and Sam follow up on some things they talked about in previous episodes, including uninvited guests, parenting techniques, and lamps. Plus a whole lot more. It is a fun ride with lots of laughs, get on board. A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
33:01
April 30, 2021
Ten Pound Pom
John has a new best friend and Sam offers some advice on the situation. There is a news story about an unusual package. John introduces the movie quotes game, find out if Sam can triumph. Plus a whole lot more. It is a fun ride with lots of laughs, get on board. A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
33:45
April 16, 2021
Lost Property
John received a gift from a listener, which was 99% good intentions. Sam did not receive a gift from a listener and he isn't jealous at all.  There is a news story focusing on parenting techniques. John is in Culture Corner eulogizing about one of his passions and there is the Burning Question: What's the biggest mistake you've made when buying something on the internet?? It is a fun ride with lots of laughs, get on board. A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
29:56
March 26, 2021
Picture Problem
Sam stutters and stumbles as he tries to talk about something sexy and John airs grievances regarding his sister's present buying skills. There is a news story about a photo which caused some marital strife, and there is the Burning Question: What is the worst Valentine's Day (or White Day) experience you've had? It is a fun ride with lots of laughs, get on board. A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
26:40
March 12, 2021
Winged Warriors
Find out if John was happy with what he got for Valentine's day, hint: I don't think we'd be mentioning it if he was. Find out if Sam can clearly explain the points system for his Designated Survivor quiz. There is a news story about potentially murderous animals, the Burning Question: What have you started doing, then immediately regretted starting. It is a fun ride with lots of laughs, get on board. A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
36:33
February 26, 2021
Nuu Way
John thinks he is Bear Grylls, Sam is hiding presents, and there is a special feature with Joe and Casey from Ishikawa: Summit to Sea. There is a news story about delicious chocolate, some chat about Designated Survivor, and the Burning Question: What is the biggest lie you have told or been told? It is a fun ride with lots of laughs, get on board. A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
38:16
February 12, 2021
Creepy Constraint
Ruben VM has done what many thought was impossible and polished up John's musical turd. It is an amazing feat. Sam is in trouble for incorrect food placement, John introduces his goals for 2021, and in the news story there is creepy behaviour from, you guessed it, a man. It is a fun ride with lots of laughs, get on board. A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find more of Ruben's stuff here Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
32:23
January 29, 2021
Deja Three
Happy New Year! John and Sam introduce some previously unheard bits, some highlights from 2020, outtakes, and musical comedy from Ruben VM. It is a fun ride with lots of laughs.  A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
35:28
January 15, 2021
John's Jingle
It is finally time! We get to hear John's jingle, has it been worth the wait? And Sam tells of a time he made a serious mistake The news story features great creativity, Santa pops in for a chat, and there is the Burning Question: What is the silliest way you have inured yourself? Packed. A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
37:32
December 24, 2020
Unprepared
Oh dear. John doesn't quite deliver on a promise and Sam is badly caught out. It is fair to say the pair are all over the place. The news story features a list of ambitions that haven't been fulfilled and there is the Burning Question: What new habbits have your loved ones developed? A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
30:42
November 30, 2020
Sneaky Chicky
Sam has a surprise for John and as ever it includes a jingle.  John supplies the best Top Tip yet, and music is provided by Adam Gilleard. The news story features an angry mum and there is the Burning Question: What are examples of daily sexism that you have encountered? A link to Adam's latest music video can be found here A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
32:48
November 19, 2020
Luby Liar
Sam does some secret recording, spoiler alert, he's not a good spy and John explain why happy people make him angry. The news story features a potential liar and there is the Burning Question: What is the most annoying noise,  A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
35:39
October 30, 2020
Loud Stirrer
Cliffhanger alert! John finally received his Corona test results. Find out if he passed. Sam has an embarrassing story to tell and John is, of course, sympathetic. The ignobel prize is discussed and there is the Burning Question: What has a kid ruined for you? Truly a packed show.  A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
32:21
October 16, 2020
Pee E
John might have Corona! He's waiting for the call from the NHS live on the podcast. Will they get in touch?  Sam does not have Corona because he washes his hands. There is topical news all the way from Japan. Plus the Burning Question: Why do you hate the supermarket? A fun filled comedy podcast, introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
27:54
September 26, 2020
Sticky Lips
John talks about his camping adventures and Sam has more shopping woes. Peter Sidell supplies the quotes for the Movie Quotes Game. Plus there is topical news where John and Sam catch up with some interesting goings on around the world. Plus the Burning Question: What is the worst summer holiday you've ever had?  All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
31:31
September 11, 2020
Lies With Relish
John and Sam are back with a summer spectacular. Very special guest Ruben VM is featured with some live musical comedy.  Plus there is topical news where John and Sam catch up with some interesting goings on around the world. Plus the Burning Question: What is the strangest thing you've seen on a walk? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
35:55
August 28, 2020
Knife Like
John and Sam get up to all the usual, introduce a new segment, and tie up some loose ends. It really is a packed show. Plus there is topical news where John and Sam catch up with some interesting goings on around the world. All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
29:39
July 30, 2020
Heady Lizzard
John and Sam are joined by Edgar Frank who is in Culture Corner. There is a brand new jingle, plus there is topical news where John and Sam catch up with some interesting goings on around the world and the Burning Question: What is something someone else owns that you want to smash? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
29:53
July 16, 2020
Frightening Fetish
John and Sam get up to all the usual and  introduce a new section of the show. Plus there is topical news where John and Sam catch up with some interesting goings on around the world and the Burning Question: What was the biggest lie you were told as a child? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
36:12
June 18, 2020
Vegetable Vengeance
John and Sam play the movie quotes game with Tarantino movies, quotes supplied by Peter Sidell. Plus there is topical news where John and Sam catch up with some interesting goings on around the world and the Burning Question: What did you do to yourself then immediately regret? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
28:55
May 30, 2020
Undercover Cops
Live stand up comedy with British comedian Freddy Quinne. Plus there is topical news where John and Sam catch up with some interesting goings on around the world and the Burning Question: What have you claimed you've done, but you actually haven't? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
29:28
May 19, 2020
Warm Glow
John and Sam have a joke off with Edgar Frank, and find out how they've all been spending their free time.  Plus there is topical news where John and Sam catch up with some interesting goings on around the world and the Burning Question: How have you been spending your time at home during the lockdown? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
36:09
April 30, 2020
Nostradamus
Live musical comedy with Micky P. Kerr, Culture Corner with Edgar Frank, so a genuinely packed show!  Plus there is topical news where John and Sam catch up with some interesting goings on around the world and the Burning Question: What's the worst thing that has happened to you while shopping? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
33:59
April 18, 2020
Toothy Tackle
John unveils his classic mullet game and Sam produces his best jingle yet.  Plus there is topical news where John and Sam catch up with some interesting goings on around the world and the Burning Question: What's was your biggest little regret? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
34:08
March 22, 2020
Case Closed
Live stand up comedy with, American funny man, Jamie Cook. Also, find out why John & Sam are bickering about Billy Joel.  Plus there is topical news where John and Sam catch up with some interesting goings on around the world and the Burning Question: What's was your biggest hair mistake? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.You'd be mad to miss it. Catch Jamie Cook's full special here Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
25:49
March 8, 2020
Hair Mare
John is stuck in the middle of a hurricane & Sam is not. Will they get through it?  Peter Sidell returns with the movie quotes game.  Plus there is topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world and the Burning Question: What's your worst chore and how has it gone wrong? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
29:24
February 13, 2020
I'm Dead
John & Sam's prove that they really are modern men. as well as revealing how their new year's resolutions are going. Plus there is topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world and the Burning Question: How are your resolutions going? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
27:48
January 28, 2020
Ice Cold
John and Sam discuss the festive period, John explains why his wife got mad and Sam tasted something he really shouldn't have.  Plus there is topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com
37:54
January 17, 2020
Deja Two
A brand new song from the always amazing Ruben VM, as well as previously unheard bits from John and Sam, some highlights, and this year's outtakes. Plus there is topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world.  All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts.www.johnandsaminjapan.com
35:23
December 18, 2019
Bad Badge
John and Sam battle it out in the Christmas cracker joke game and Santa pops into the pod to give some advice to parents. Plus there is topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. As well as the Burning Question: What is your most rock star behaviour? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts.www.johnandsaminjapan.com
33:47
December 9, 2019
Firing Squad
Sam interviews a special guest and a startling confession is made. Matt Perkins features in Culture Corner and gives the background of Thanksgiving.   Plus there is topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. As well as the Burning Question: What is the worst slip of the tongue you've made? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts.www.johnandsaminjapan.com
35:58
November 29, 2019
Autumn Temptations
John provides the quotes for the movie quotes game. John and Sam discuss how the rugby world cup final caused them problems and there is topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. Plus the Burning Question: What is the strangest thing you've seen in someone's bedroom.  All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts.www.johnandsaminjapan.com
29:23
November 15, 2019
Flight Of Fancy
Culture Corner with a live report from the rugby world cup semi final. A top tip from John and topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. Plus the Burning Question: What was the worst ever school trip? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts.www.johnandsaminjapan.com
34:04
October 30, 2019
Sign It
The return of Pants On Fire, topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. Plus the Burning Question: What is the most disgusting behaviour you have seen from a stranger? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts.www.johnandsaminjapan.com
34:30
October 18, 2019
Hot and Cold
Live musical comedy from Adam Gilleard and some movie quotes from Peter Sidell. Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. Plus the Burning Question: What is the worst thing about having kids? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts.www.johnandsaminjapan.com
30:38
September 20, 2019
Square Head
Live stand up comedy from Peter Sidell, and an update from the Heffron Hawks. Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world.There will also be the debut of a brand new segment! All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole.They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts.www.johnandsaminjapan.com
33:28
September 10, 2019
Sneaky Spiking
Live musical comedy from Ruben VM, and an on the spot report from the Shrewsbury Flower Show. Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world.There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What's been your biggest waste of money? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
37:32
August 22, 2019
Wasn't Me
 Live reporting from Japanese festival Tanabata. Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world.There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What is the meanest thing a relative has done to you (keeping it light!). All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
32:27
July 25, 2019
Silent Treatment
 News from the Heffron Hawks and a very special guest in Culture Corner.  Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: Well, there were two of them... What is the strangest thing you have cooked? and What should the next Burning Question be?  All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
28:57
July 12, 2019
Not Hot Lemon
 Stand up comedy with SJ Cooke and more stories from School Days. Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What is the most annoying co-worker behaviour? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
38:05
June 28, 2019
Trolling Trouble
 Stand up comedy with Mark Bailey and a brand new segment for the podcast. It even has its own jingle. . Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What is a word that you always get wrong? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
33:00
June 19, 2019
Criminal Cleaner
 Stand up comedy with Sam O'Toole from this very podcast and the return of School Days. Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What was the naughtiest thing you got away with at school? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
28:52
May 29, 2019
Doggy Bank
 Stand up comedy with Dave Bawden,  https://davebawdencomedy.com/ , from England and the return of Pants on Fire. Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What's the most angry you've seen a stranger? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
31:18
May 22, 2019
Vast Collection
 Stand up comedy with Mishel Sabbah from Holland and the return of Culture Corner with Daniel Miyauchi Andersson. Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What's the most inappropriate thing you've said to a stranger or vice versa? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
29:03
April 30, 2019
Collar Chewer
 Stand up comedy with Fedor Ikelaar from Holland and the return of School Days. Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What's the most inappropriate behaviour you've seen at a work party? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
33:59
April 19, 2019
Short Joyride
 Stand up comedy with Ethan Feldman from New York and the return of Pants on Fire. Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What's the most inappropriate behaviour you've seen at work? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
30:09
March 28, 2019
Welsh Dragon
Stand up comedy with Daniel Miyauchi Andersson from Sweden and the return of Culture Corner where we learn about pillocks. Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What's the worst thing a room mate has done to you? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
30:57
March 16, 2019
Friendship Lottery
 Live improvised musical comedy with the Pirates of Tokyo Bay.  Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What's the most unromantic situation you've ever been in? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
36:33
February 27, 2019
Complicated Toilet
 Musical comedy with Barnaby Griffin from the UK and an interview with Michelle Malizaki. Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: your sad John list. All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
40:06
February 18, 2019
Home Remedy
 Live stand up comedy with Rory Dunn from Canada and a brand new jingle.  Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: Something to do with new year resolutions.  All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
33:52
January 23, 2019
Deja Vu
 Live musical comedy with Ruben VM, outtakes, best bits, and never before heard clips from 2018. Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. There will also be answers to the Burning Question All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
27:28
January 8, 2019
Santa Insanity
 Stand up comedy, live performance from the Perfect Liars Club and musical comedy with Ruben VM. Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. There will also be answers to the Burning Question All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
33:07
December 24, 2018
Think Of The Thumbs
Stand up comedy with Dutch/Egyptian comic Hager, and Matt Perkins in Culture Corner, Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. There will also be answers to the Burning Question All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
34:02
December 12, 2018
Spider Sense
Musical comedy and an interview with Anthony Henderson Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. There will also be answers to the Burning Question All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
37:01
November 29, 2018
Frosty Relationship
Musical comedy from Ruben VM, as well as the return of Pants on Fire. Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What is the worst thing you have eve worn? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
26:54
November 14, 2018
Team Building
Musical comedy from Hype Duo (AUS) Stand up comedy with a very special guest (HW) Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What is the worst thing you have eve worn? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
29:07
October 31, 2018
Twenty Five Bananas
Culture Corner with Pete Sidel (UK), Stand up comedy with Buc. Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What is the worst thing you have eve worn? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
31:02
October 17, 2018
Good Exercise
Musical comedy with Micky P Kerr (UK), Stand up comedy with Victoria Arnstein (USA) Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What is the most danger you've ever been? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
26:55
September 26, 2018
Come Near Me
An interview with Japanese comedian Kazu Kusano, Stand up comedy with Sallyanne Fellows Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What is the most lost you've ever been? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
39:47
September 14, 2018
Money On The Board
Musical Comedy from the amazing Rob Paravonian (USA), Stand up comedy with Kelly Zemnickis (CAN). Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What is the worst part-time job you've ever had? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
29:07
August 29, 2018
Tale of Two Tackles
Musical Comedy from the critically acclaimed Fascinating Aida (UK), Stand up comedy with Rod Walsh (AUS). Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: Have you ever met a celebrity and were they nice or nasty? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
32:12
August 8, 2018
Seemingly Confused
Stand up comedy with Andy Erikson (USA), with her wonderful off beat comedy style. There's an interview with Mishel Sabbah (IL) who has a unique perspective on comedy, as well as another brand new segment. Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What food rules do you have? Hint: People are weird. All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, and wherever you get your podcasts. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
35:37
July 25, 2018
Culinary Tour
Stand up comedy with Rosalee Mayeux (USA), who has something to say to her kids. There's musical comedy fromRuben VM (HOL/NZ), as well as a brand new segment. Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some previously told stories, culinary stories from around the world. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What is the best/worst present you have ever given or received? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook or Twitter. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
28:13
July 11, 2018
Mayhem
Stand up comedy with Momotaro Takamori, who has a Ph. D. so is smart as well as funny. An interview with Christiane Brew from The Perfect Liars Club. Plus topical news where John and Sam discuss time travel and frown upon animals in schools. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What is the strangest thing you have seen on public transport. All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook or Twitter. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
34:32
June 27, 2018
Double Edged Sword
Stand up comedy with Peter Sidell (UK), who has a unique take on life in Japan. There's musical comedy from the Van Vuuren Bros, as well as some cultural enlightenment from Harry Metcalf. Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some previously told stories, and the new big thing in Tokyo. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What imappropriate thing did you watch as (or with) a child? All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook or Twitter. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
31:02
June 13, 2018
Tin Foil Hat
Stand up comedy with LA based comedian Jimmy Shin, who has a some things to say about living in America. There's an interview with Kenyan comedian Evans Musoka, he has just come back from Vietnam after performing in the Finals of the Magners' International Comedy Festival. Plus topical news where John and Sam discuss ambitious fraud and family feuds. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What serios medical condition did you think you had before the doctor told you it was nothing? And some answers to previous Burning Questions. All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook or Twitter. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
41:37
May 30, 2018
Kerfuffle
Stand up comedy with Japanese comedian Itskey Naka, who has a complicated relationship with her father. Edgar Frank returns to Culture Corner to tell us all about the British obsession with tea. Also featuring musical comedy, with a political slant, from The Parody Project. Plus topical news where John and Sam discuss comforting animals and dubious internet tales. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: When having you been caught leaving when you shouldn't? And some answers to previous Burning Questions. All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook or Twitter. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
29:40
May 16, 2018
Bad Excuse
Stand up comedy with Taiwanese/ Canadian comedian Ed Hill, who explains the problems with being a magnet for strange people. An Interview with Stand Up Tokyo's Alex Camp (UK) Alex talks performing in the USA, cursed clothing, & the challenges working with the stars Plus topical news where John and Sam discuss naughty animals, bad excuses, and dates gone wrong. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What prank have you done that has turned bad? And some answers to previous Burning Questions. All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook or Twitter. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
35:24
May 2, 2018
The Aristotle Confusion
Stand up comedy with Damon Sumner (USA), who gives his views on skydiving. Musical comedy from Trevor Ferdy (UK), now living in Germany, who gives his opinions on the pros and cons of living in Tokyo. As well as Culture Corner with Harry Meltcalf (AUS), Plus topical news where John and Sam discuss banned sex manuals and a stubborn drug dealer. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: Have you ever eaten something that wasn't supposed to be eaten? And some answer to previous Burning Questions. All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Find us on Facebook or Twitter. www.johnandsaminjapan.com And, of course, Anchor.fm
31:53
April 18, 2018
General to Jumpsuit
Stand up comedy with Zahra Barri (IRE/EGY), who gives her views on the benefits of dating in the dark. An interview with Mike Staffa (USA), The Pirates of Tokyo Bay improv group's founder, he talks about the perils of performing internationally, as well as gives his opinion about famous improv show Whose Line Is It Anyway. Plus topical news where John and Sam discuss the extreme lengths some people will go for romance and the perils of playing blow fish roulette in rural Japan. There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What is the biggest cultural faux pas you've ever made. Hint: there were some quite big ones. All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Check us out at www.johnandsaminjapan.com or find us on Facebook or Twitter. And, of course, Anchor.fm
31:54
March 29, 2018
Fashion Crime
Stand up comedy with Danielle Arce (USA), musical comedy by Jay Foreman (UK). Plus topical news where John and Sam discuss the latest technology in bananas, unusual happenings at funerals in China, and the reasons behind them. Edgar Frank makes his podcast debut in Culture Corner explaining the history of the word 'beard', but not it's most common meaning, but probably not the other one you are thinking either. You'll also hear some answers to the Burning Question: What did your parent let (make) you do, that you'd never let your own kids do. All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Check us out at www.johnandsaminjapan.com or find us on Facebook or Twitter. And of course, Anchor.fm.
27:48
March 26, 2018
Rambo's Mullet
Stand up comedy, musical comedy with Ruben VM, and an interview with Dutch/Egyptian comedian, Hager. Plus, topical news where John and Sam discuss competitive mullets, the dangers of sushi and how to stay safe. Also, your answers to the burning question 'What rule does your partner try to impose on you'. and much, much more. All this introduced by comedians John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it. Check us out at: www.johnandsaminjapan.com or find us on Facebook or Twitter
32:27
March 19, 2018