Episode for February 12, 2021
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28:00 Christian Finnegan is an American stand-up comedian, writer and actor based in New York City. Finnegan is perhaps best known as one of the original panelists on VH1‘s Best Week Ever and as Chad, the only white roommate in the “Mad Real World” sketch on Comedy Central‘s Chappelle’s Show. Additional television appearances as himself or performing stand up have included “Conan”, “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson”, “Would You Rather…with Graham Norton”, “Good Afternoon America” and multiple times on The Today Show and Countdown with Keith Olbermann, and on History‘s I Love the 1880s. He hosted TV Land’s game show “Game Time”. As an actor, Finnegan portrayed the supporting role of “Carl” in the film Eden Court, a ticket agent in “Knight and Day” and several guest roles including a talk show host on “The Good Wife“. In October 2006, Finnegan’s debut stand up comedy CD titled Two For Flinching was released by Comedy Central Records, with a follow-up national tour of college campuses from January to April 2007. “Au Contraire!” was released by Warner Bros. Records in 2009. His third special “The Fun Part” was filmed at the Wilbur Theatre in Boston on April 4, 2013 and debuted on Netflix on April 15, 2014.
57:00 Joe Matarese began his impressive comedy career at age 19 and has since made appearances on the most sought after TV and radio shows. Joe has performed twice on The Late Show with David Letterman, five times on The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn and Craig Ferguson, four times at theMontreal Comedy Festival, and received a standing ovation on America’s Got Talent. Joe’s been a guest on The Howard Stern Show and Chelsea Lately, and currently has two 1-Hour Specials on Amazon Prime entitled Medicated and The Poster’s Wrong. He also had his very own Comedy Central Presents 1/2 hour special, and has recorded 7 standup albums that are currently in rotation on SiriusXM including Quiet Please, Fixing Joe, Disconnected, When A Comedian Attacks, Medicated, The Poster’s Wrong, and Completely Present. Check out his new show on youtube From Pretender to Contender
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