The Big Bad Broadcast
By The Big Bad Broadcast
Welcome to The BIG BAD BROADCAST Podcast (formerly Bitchin' Baby Boomers.) A new show debuts at noon eastern time every Friday The BIG BAD BROADCAST features The Long Island Clown College, featuring John Ferrentino, Mike Grief, Joe Silkie and Craig Mitchell. Each and every week they share their unique comic and funny views on topics of interest from the sublime to the bizarre. Jokes, videos and Also AMAZING guests like Graham Nash, Tommy Chong, Billy Gardell, Burt Ward, Jeff Sherman and more! Join us you'll have an amazing time!
The Big Bad Broadcast Episode #14 w/ Lindsey Ferrentino
The week The Big Bad Broadcast keeps it in the family as they welcome Playwright and screenwriter Lindsey Ferrentino. Lindsey shares with us how she started and shares insights and stories about her hit plays "Angry is the Bone" and "Amy and the Orphans" and her upcoming show "The Year to Come." Meanwhile the Long Island Clown College share their New Years wishes, hopes, dreams and challenges.
January 07, 2022
The Big Bad Broadcast Ep 00 -- Santa Roast
It's the Holidays and the Long Island Clown College scraps their normal format and invite an array of guests to do an all out NSFW Roast of Santa Claus! Featuring John Ferrentino, Mike Grief, Joe Silkie and Craig Mitchell.....Special guests include Michael Carbonaro, Jim Labriola, Elvy Rose, Mike Hurley, Bobby Collins, Fred Klett, Duncan Jay with special guest Lanes Merge and Very Special Guest Graham Nash! This hysterical roasting is all for the Boys and Girls of ST. JUDES CHILDRENS HOSPITAL. Please DONATE AT: www.events.stjude.org/santaroast
December 24, 2021
The Big Bad Broadcast Episode # 11 w/ Nick Santa Maria
This week the Big Bad Broadcast welcomes Actor, Comedian, Author Nick Santa Maria! Nick keeps the guys in stitches talking about his career in comedy and acting from Broadway to Hollywood including his amazing 30's Comedy Duo "Biffle and Shooster!" Nick is one of the fastest and funniest wits around. Don't miss this episode!
December 17, 2021
The Big Bad Broadcast # 9 -- No Frills Friday!
This time around it's all about the Long Island Clown College. With Joe Silkie still on assignment with Eunice, John, Mike and Craig spend a show just talking about different topics. What topics? Try Murder investigations, Thanksgiving, Mr. Magoo, Comedy Gigs, Classic TV and Who do you prefer Ginger, Maryann or The Skipper? You've got to hear it to believe it!
December 03, 2021
The Big Bad Broadcast #8 w/ Brian Hersch
The Big Bad Broadcast celebrates BLACK FRIDAY with special guest Brian Hersch! Mr. Hersch has invented amazing board games you've played and loved like TABOO, OUTBURST as well as MIDNIGHT TABOO and OUTBURST AFTER DARK. Brian shares his newest creation BOOM AGAIN an AMAZING Trivia game that spans the 50's to the 80's and will entertain you for hours on end! Also, the Long Island Clown College talks about their favorite games of all time. Get your copy of BOOM AGAIN at boomagain.com
November 26, 2021
The Big Bad Broadcast # 7 w/ Sue Kolinsky
This week the Big Bad Broadcast welcomes Comedian/Producer/Actor/Writer Sue Kolinsky to the show. Not only a dedicated and hilarious stand up Sue has produced and written for many popular shows including "The Osbournes", "Sex and the City" and "Top Chef." Meanwhile the Long Island Clown College talks about Reality TV!
November 19, 2021
The Big Bad Broadcast Episode # 3 -- w/ Fred Stoller
The gang welcomes Comedian and Actor Fred Stoller to the BBB Studio! Fred shares stories of his long career as a comedian and actor with us including his appearances on "Seinfeld" and "Everybody Love Raymond" and more! Meanwhile Joe Silkie share the secret origin of "Trick or Treat" and The Long Island Clown college shares stories from rock concerts they have been to. Check out our VIDEO Aftershow! www.youtube.com/c/thebigbadbroadcast
October 22, 2021
The Big Bad Broadcast #2 w/ Billy Gardell
The Big Bad Broadcast is thrilled to welcome the incredible BILLY GARDELL. A Stand Up comedian and actor, you've seen him on "Yes, Dear", as Mike in "Mike and Molly" and of course currently in "Bob Hearts Abishola." Billy's shares stories, jokes and events from his life and career. On set and off. Meanwhile The Long Island Clown College discuss "Hell Gigs" from their stand up days (Billy shares his too!). Joe Silkie's friend Harry Houdini shows up and shows us an amazing card trick!
October 15, 2021
The Big Bad Broadcast Episode # 1 -- w/Matt Nappo
The Bitchin' Baby Boomers are now THE BIG BAD BROADCAST! Only the name has changed as The Long Island Clown College is funnier than ever! This week the guys examine common phrases that drive them crazy. Joe Silkie has a video that explores the new trend of "Dogs in Bags!". Matt Nappo from minddogtv.com is our special guest and he is a fascinating and funny guest! The College also says goodbye to a dear friend. Comedian Howard Jacobson.
October 08, 2021
Bitchin' Baby Boomers w/ Guest Tommy Chong
It doesn't get more "Boomer" than this. The legend that is Tommy Chong, from the immortal "Cheech & Chong," stops by for a funny, refreshing and candid conversation with the Bitchin' Baby Boomers! From his humble beginnings in Canada, to meeting Cheech Marin, to the classic comedy "Up In Smoke," Tommy shares stories and gives a rare behind the scenes look at a stellar career.
October 01, 2021
Bitchin' Baby Boomers w/ Guests The Evansons
The Bitchin' Baby Boomers are thrilled to welcome the amazing, incredible Mentalist Duo of The Evasons! They talk about their career in mentalism and even offer an amazing demonstration of their amazing act and abilities. Meanwhile for the Long Island Clown College, the search continues for Lanes Merge (With help from the Evasons) and the College discusses their own brushes with amazing and unexplained occurrences.
September 24, 2021
Bitchin' Baby Boomers w/ Guest Pab Sungenis
This week the Boomers welcome Pab Sungenis! Pab's YouTube channel "13 Week Theater" focuses on TV shows that lasted a season or less (and some that lasted less that 13 weeks) Good shows, Bad Shows, Horrible Shows, Pab covers it all as we talk all things classic TV! Meanwhile the Long Island Clown College looks back some shockingly offensive magazine and newspapers ads from the 40's, 50's and 60's.
September 17, 2021
Bitchin' Baby Boomers w/ Guest Al Romero
The Boomers welcome Comedian and actor Al Romero. Romero talks about his incredible journey. Arriving in the USA in 1961 from Cuba, Romero became known as stand up comedy headliner and actor as well as a successful author with the publishing of his book "Revolution." Meanwhile the Long Island Clown college deal with the stunning news that icon "Lanes Merge" has gone missing!
September 10, 2021
Bitchin' Baby Boomers w/ Guest Rick Overton
The Bitchin' Baby Boomers roll out the red carpet for the incomparable Rick Overton. For over 40 years Rick's comedy has wowed audiences as well as his appearances in the films "Willow", "Groundhog Day", "Beverly Hills Cop" and now his NEW comedy special "Rick Overton's Set List." Meanwhile the Long Island Clown College is busy mocking people freaking out at airports and airliners and are also reminiscing about their first cars!
September 05, 2021
Bitchin' Baby Boomers w/ Guest Jeff Sherman
The Bitchin' Baby Boomers welcome Jeffrey C. Sherman. Producer, writer and composer. You know him from "Boy Meets World" and the TV Movie's "Au Pair, Au Pair II and III." Jeff hails from the Sherman family that features the legendary writing team of Robert and Richard Sherman who wrote some of the most iconic music of all time for Walt Disney including "Marry Poppins, Winnie the Pooh, The Jungle Book" and even for "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang." Jeff has some amazing stories and talks about his documentary "The Boys: The Sherman Brothers Stories" Meanwhile the Long Island Clown College talks about Masks, Marijuana and more.
August 27, 2021
Bitchin' Baby Boomers w/ Guest Harvey Leeds
The Bitchin Baby Boomers bring their taste for a bagel and a schmear and also for Music history with guest Harvey Leeds! Harvey talks about his web show "Bagel Tawk" and recounts his many years involvement with many of histories musical icons. Meanwhile the Long Island Clown College looks at and laughs at commercial icons and mascots from the past.
August 20, 2021
Bitchin' Baby Boomers w/ Guest Chris Costello
This week the Bitchin' Baby Boomer welcome Baby Boomer royalty as Chris Costello stops by. The daughter of comedy legend Lou Costello talks about her fathers amazing career, the origin of Abbott and Costello and their movies. Also, Chris talks about her amazing book and audio book "Lou's On First" as well as her terrific podcast "On Cue with Chris Costello." Meanwhile the Long Island Clown College remembers places and things that aren't around anymore....
August 13, 2021
Bitchin' Baby Boomers w/ Guest Ron DeFore
This week the Bitchin' Baby Boomers talk to the son of a Boomer Icon. Ron DeFore, talks about the life and career of his dad Don DeFore and his starring roles on "The Adventure of Ozzie and Harriet" and "Hazel" as well as his own amazingly diverse and interesting career, all highlights of his book "Growing Up in Disneyland." Meanwhile...the Long Island Clown College shares what they've been up to this week and Joe Silkie shares a video chronicling the worlds most famous Clown....
August 06, 2021
Bitchin' Baby Boomers w/ Guest Jim Labriola
This week the Bitchin' Baby Boomers welcome comedian Jim Labriola famous for playing "Benny" on Home Improvement. Jim is a no holds barred comedian who hilariously looks back (and forward) on his comedy and acting career. Meanwhile the Long Island Clown College reminisces about the Foods and Candy's of the Baby Boomer era....
July 30, 2021
Bitchin' Baby Boomers w/ Guest Julia Scotti
The Bitchin' Baby Boomers welcome the incomparable Julia Scotti! Julia shares her incredible life journey and shares stories of her over 40 years in Stand Up Comedy. Also the Long Island Clown College explore the funny side of the recent space travel exploits of Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson. Joe Silkie shares the short film "Rich People in Space"
July 23, 2021
Bitchin' Baby Boomers w/ Guest Bruce Baum
Bitchin' Baby Boomers welcomes the legendary Bruce Baum to the show! Bruce shares hilarious stories about his amazing career in comedy! He also shares his INCREDIBLE, 100% Organic Nogginblast Hot Sauce! Check it out at: www.nogginblast.com Meanwhile the Long Island Clown College remembers all the dangerous fun they had as kids growing up that kids today would have to wear ARMOR to attempt!
July 16, 2021
Bitchin' Baby Boomers w/ Guest Bob Eubanks
After you hear this weeks episode of BITCHIN’ BABY BOOMERS you’ll feel like making “Whoopi!” Legendary Television host, Manager and Promoter Bob Eubanks stops by to share some stories from his amazing life and career! Meanwhile the Long Island Clown College waxes nostalgic about Toys they loved growing up with from the 50’s and 60’s! Check out 60 Up at www.60up.com Visit Bob at www.bobeubanks.com
July 09, 2021
Bitchin' Baby Boomers w/Guest Burt Ward
Holy Bitchin' Baby Boomers! This week the Long Island Clown College is all about Classic TV! The guys talk about their favorite classic TV Shows...Then... POW! BAMM!!!!! Special Guest Burt Ward swings in to talk about his legendary role as Robin on the classic TV Series Batman! Burt also shares the amazing he work he does with rescue animals and his line of natural and nutritious Gentle Giant Pet food! Check out www.gentlegiantspetproducts.com
July 02, 2021
Bitchin' Baby Boomers w/ Special Guest Graham Nash
This week’s episode is EPIC as The Bitchin’ Baby Boomers welcome the musical voice of the their generation. Mr. Graham Nash. Mr. Nash recounts his incredible career with The Hollies, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young and more! He also shares a sneak peak at one of his newest in progress compositions as well as the World Premiere of the powerful music video “Dirty Little Secret.”
June 25, 2021
Bitchin' Baby Boomers w/ Guest Wendy Liebman
This week the “Funny” is rampant as the Bitchin’ Baby Boomers welcome hilarious Comedian Wendy Liebman! Meanwhile as Joe Silkie shares an optical illusion and his impression of the movie “Frozen,” The Long Island Clown college find even more hilarity hiding in the back pages of classic comic books.
June 18, 2021
Bitchin' Baby Boomers w/ Guest Sarge
The Bitchin' Baby Boomers bring the BOOM in Episode 15! The Boomers welcome comedian SARGE whose tales of growing up as a mixed race child of adoption is filled with hilarity! John Ferrentino breaks out “The Magic Mirror” and The L.I. Clown College reminisces about the ads in the back of classic comic books. Mike yearns to build a pet monkey army, Craig fuels his fantasies with X-ray Specks and Joe awaits the arrival of a 7 foot monster.
June 11, 2021
Bitchin' Baby Boomers w/ Guest Fred Klett
The Bitchin' Baby Boomers bring the laughs in Episode 14! The L.I. Clown College welcomes comedian Fred Klett who shares dozens of hilarious stories about growing up in a huge family in the Midwest! John Ferrentino finds the funny with Stupid Criminals, Mike Grief shares an original song and Eunice and Joe Silkie share breaking news of a postal cover-up!
June 04, 2021
Bitchin' Baby Boomers w/ Guest Lanes Merge
It’s lucky number 13 for The Bitchin’ Baby Boomers as they get a rare visit from the legendary Lanes Merge! Lane’s recounts his early days in the business right up to what he’s doing today. John Ferrentino features “Stupid Criminals” in the news, Joe Silkie has a funny “Mom” story, Mike Grief enjoys the freedom of a bachelor weekend. Craig Mitchell looks at Saturday Morning “CAR-toons” and Meir Yedid shares a “Trick to Go!”
May 28, 2021
Bitchin' Baby Boomers w/ Guest Bobby Collins
It's Bitchin' Baby Boomers 2.0! This week the guys welcome Grammy nominated Comedian Bobby Collins to the Baby Boomer studio! John Ferrentino and Bobby reminisce about Bobby's career on comedy stages all across the country. Joe Silkie share a hilarious and horrifying story of a magic trick that went wrong. Mike Grief shows off his HILARIOUS greeting card writing skills! And Newbie Craig Mitchell brings the BBB TV and Film Trivia!
May 21, 2021
Bitchin' Baby Boomers w/ Guest Eddie Barbanell
The Bitchin’ Baby Boomers are really bringin' it this time around as John Ferrentino interviews special guest from "The Ringer" Eddie Barbanell. who talks about his special needs, his acting career, and what it feels like to be a global ambassador for the Special Olympics. Mike Grief remembers getting drunk and then calls 911 to report himself and the one and ONLY Jackie "The Joke Man" Martling slings his jokes all over the place.
May 20, 2021
Bitchin' Baby Boomers w/ Guest Ralf Little
The Bitchin’ Baby Boomers really rocked this week… John Ferrentino interviews the incomparable actor, Ralf Little, who stays with us for the entire show! Featuring Peter Bale's History tales and Mike Grief defends Dr. Seuss and performs his own sublime poetry.
May 18, 2021
Bitchin' Baby Boomers w/ Guest Michael Carbonaro
The Bitchin’ Baby Boomers rise to new heights in the latest episode of their video podcast with extra special MICHAEL CARBONARO from truTV’s THE CARBONARO EFFECT sharing his innermost secrets with John Ferrentino then joining with the cast as we sling jokes throughout the entire show, Peter Bales’ History Tales looks back at 1976 – the year of Michael’s birth – and everyone is awestruck to learn that back then Andre the Giant set a world’s record by drinking 119 beers in a single sitting, Joe Silkie brings us more ‘Mind Magic” then shares his emails he somehow believes are complimentary, and Mike Grief wraps it all up by reading more of his original poetry and deciding to release the hostages he’s holding.
May 18, 2021
Bitchin' Baby Boomers w/ Guest Sara Ballantine
Bitchin’ Baby Boomer podcast charges full speed ahead into Episode #9. John Ferrentino reminisces with SPECIAL GUEST Sara Ballantine, daughter of comic magician and McHale’s Navy crew member Carl Ballantine, Peter Bales’ History Tales takes a look back at “Stupid Stuff from the Seventies,” and Mike Grief performs more poetry and tries to prove (you be the judge) that he has a cuddly side
May 18, 2021