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Kings of Con: The Podcast

Kings of Con: The Podcast

By Rob and Rich
Armed with their signature brand of codependent comedy, actors Rob Benedict and Richard Speight, Jr. embark on a weekly podcast-ial journey through the massively popular world of fan conventions as they have cocktails and conversations with the buzziest names in the con biz.

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Getting the Band Back Together with Louden Swain
Rich and Rob welcome Rob's band Louden Swain (Michael Borja, Billy Moran and Stephen Norton) to the podcast to talk about their new music, their history as a band and share stories from the convention circuit.  Occasionally, we let the band speak as well.
01:09:23
April 21, 2021
Now We're having a Conversation with Tony Arkin
Actor/Writer/Director Anthony Arkin (The Americans, Succession, Madoff) is an old friend and ex roommate of Rob's.  They have a life's worth of tales to tell.  We get into a few of them in this episode.  The results are epic.
01:04:57
April 14, 2021
Rob and Rich for the trifecta!
It's the Return of the Jedi of the last three episodes.  Rob and Rich return to discuss such current topics as the Andy Griffith show and Barney Fife (or is it Pfiffe)?   Plus Dick in Lockdown and Dick's trademarked "Salad Baller"!
01:04:57
April 7, 2021
Rob and Rich Live and Raw!
It's the sequel you didn't ask for....Rob and Rich go old school again.  Rich is stranded in Vancouver.  Rob is stranded in his own mind.  Enjoy!
41:28
March 31, 2021
Rob and Rich self guest
Hey hey our guests are Rich and Rob!  Rich and Rob kick it old school where Rich discusses directing Kung Fu, Rob talks about his son's fat tire and we've got Oscar/Grammy-gate.
53:34
March 17, 2021
Cats, Music and Emma Fitzpatrick
Actress and Singer extraordinaire Emma Fitzpatrick joins the boys for a few cocktails to talk about her cat's incontinence, the origin of the Emote and singing with Rich and Rob.  It's a real hootenanny!
59:35
March 10, 2021
Feeling good with Lisa Berry
The incredible Lisa Berry (Supernatural) joins Rob and Rich to discuss having a baby, meditating and her relationship with singing.  Plus: The Machete gets a new theme song!
58:32
March 3, 2021
Al Cal Takeover with Alexander Calvert
It's an Al Cal Takeover as actor Alexander Calvert (Supernatural, Edge of Seventeen) reunites with his old castmates and turns the table on them, assuming the role of show host.  It's Al Cal Time!
01:02:26
February 24, 2021
Kicking Fear's Butt with Aimee Garcia
Aimee Garcia (George Lopez, Lucifer) graces our podcasts and spreads her positivity and lovely energy.  Rich and Rob discuss the first time they met Aimee, and Aimee describes singing the National Anthem and Kicking Fears Butt!!
54:38
February 17, 2021
Bathing with Paul Fitzgerald
Actor, Writer, Director Paul Fitzgerald, currently appearing in Dare Me (Netflix) also happens to be one of Rob's oldest friends.  Paul answered the phone mid bath and the hilarity took over from there.  Listen and hear Rich's recounting of nights out with Rob and Paul...plus Paul's made some music, Rob's got a new jingle or two and Tina finally gets the shout out she deserves!
59:03
February 10, 2021
Rosey's got tunes!
Rich and Rob turn the table on podcast host Michael Rosenbaum (Smallville, host of "Inside of You" podcast) and make HIM the guest.  We've got exclusive song clips from his new band Sun Spin PLUS Mike does impressions!!
01:06:35
February 3, 2021
Misha Collins and kitchen decor
Misha Collins (Supernatural) remodels (trashes) Rich's kitchen, meditates and solves the worlds problems-- and that's all in the first five minutes.
01:00:23
January 27, 2021
Our old friend Hank
Writer/Director Hank Chilton (Nip/Tuck, Covert Affairs) stops by to say.  We cover the Inauguration, How piranhas are like Trump...PLUS:  Poopagate(tm) revisited!
01:18:06
January 22, 2021
Rob, Rich, Tina and Democracy
On the evening of the 6th, Rob, Rich and Tina sat down and tried to make sense of the events of the day.  Plus: the Ballad of Bobo being Frozen !
01:00:31
January 13, 2021
It's The Year End Special!
Rob and Rich bid 2020 adieu and  bring you the first annual TOP 10 SONGS OF THE PODCAST (and the "and my guest is Rich Speight" podcast) as chosen (at random) by Rob and Rich.  Happy Holidays folks!  Enjoy.
42:17
December 23, 2020
Talking Shop with Greg Grunberg
Greg Grunberg has appeared in some of the most storied franchises in tv and film history -- Star Wars, Star Trek, Alias and Heroes to name a few.   He was also in the tv show Felicity with a young Rob Benedict.  On this ep, the boys trade acting war stories, having a good microphone voice and being fathers.  
01:08:42
December 16, 2020
Youtuber is the new Astronaut with Kim Rhodes!
We break it down with the wonderful and talented Kim Rhodes (Supernatural, Suite Life of Zack and Cody), uncovering such hidden gems as "I'm not just a paleontologist", "YouTuber is the new astronaut" and for the first time ever we attempt a "triple google".
01:04:05
December 9, 2020
Matt Cohen skips to the ER
He's Young John/Michael on Supernatural, host of Entertainment Tonight and the M of  R2M-- director and actor  Matt Cohen along with his lovely wife, actress Mandy Musgrave sit down to talk to Rob, Rich and producer Tina about his Emmy, homeschooling and wishing for a time when we can once again be R2M in person.  PLUS: EXCLUSIVE FOOTAGE of Matt snapping his achilles tendon...while skipping.
01:10:47
December 2, 2020
Kurt Fuller has us in tears
This is the funniest man we know. From Supernatural, Psych, Kings of Con and currently Evil on Netflix. , it's Kurt Fuller.  Listen to us discuss masking, big movies that don't get seen and of course, Toobin-gate.
01:01:49
November 18, 2020
Acupuncture Norms with Rachael Harris
From Lucifer, Suits, and Diary of a Wimpy Kid it's the lovely and talented Rachael Harris.  Join us as we discuss post election coverage binging, working with Rich on the set of Lucifer and watch the conversation take a turn when Rob discusses an awkward acupuncture experience.
01:06:36
November 11, 2020
Ruth Connell, the Greatest of All Time
Actress Ruth Connell from Supernatural (who named the episode)  joins Rich and Rob to discuss translating her accent, Irish boys with bad language and getting Helen McCroried.  PLUS: a special appearance by the hamster formerly known as Olivette!
01:01:20
November 4, 2020
Cutting it up with MICHAEL CUDLITZ
From The Walking Dead, Band of Brothers, Southland and many more, it's Michael Cudlitz.  Rob and Rich get serious with Mike, and also discuss his new series CLARICE plus, the premiere of  "Bobby Got Bad Back"
55:21
October 28, 2020
Kicking it old school with Rob and Rich
Taking you back to the "no guest"days with Rob and Rich, who discuss Covd laced politics, Machete Senior, and "Kinda Celebrity" Birthdays!
58:35
October 21, 2020
British Talky Talk With Tom Ellis
Tom Ellis, star of Netflix' Lucifer - talks shop with the boys.  We cover Tom's move away from cigarettes, why Rich and Rob love the Lucifer set and we get to hear Rob's brilliant English accent.
59:07
October 14, 2020
Help Arrives in the form of Tina Bell
This week's episode introduces producer extraordinaire Tina Densmore Bell (Kings of Con, Corporate) who will stay to help guide Rich and Rob through the deep and murky podcast forest.  Plus a good ole'  drunk Rob story, a song about a Johnson and Get Yourself a Tyler!
47:13
October 7, 2020
Ready and Jake Abel
Rob and Rich talk video gaming, yoga mats and making a movie while in quarantine with actor Jake Abel.
50:36
September 29, 2020
A Very Canadian Quarantine with Jensen Ackles
Join us as we talk to Jensen while he was quarantining in Canada, just days before shooting the final two episodes of Supernatural.  
52:51
September 23, 2020
Meet Rob. Meet Rich.
Rob and Rich lay out their plans for the podcast, ie. figure out how to work the computer.  PLUS: YOU CHOOSE  THE THEME SONG!
20:54
September 15, 2020