Winners and Losers Show
Episode 082 - Dan Ronan

Comedian Dan Ronan joins Hank on the podcast. Topics include: childhood pets, how boilers work, the Lincoln Lodge, Kim Kardashian and Michael Jordan, a bookee confronts a booker and awkward ensues, how stand up attracts nutty people, YouTube and terrible comedy and screaming asian reporters, ronan's childhood speech impediment and smallness, and shame, fear, embarrassment and other stories of childhood. Unexpectedly soulful, this episode.

out of context quotes:

"It's the high school hallway but everyone's drunk and fucking each other."

"I have scars on my legs still from rides in the Bluebird of Happiness."

LINKS

Lincoln Lodge website: TheLincolnLodge.com Dan's Twitter: @RonanComedy

Hank's Twitter: @Hank_Thompson

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Direct download: 2012.02.27_WL_082_-_Dan_Ronan.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:31pm PST

Episode 081 - Bedroom Sighs with Megan Gailey

Comedian and female Megan Gailey (@MeganGailey) joins males Hank and Joe on the podcast. Topics include: how female comedians are introduced, the audition process/doing commercials for companies you don't support, bedroom eyes, Megan was almost a Bud Light Girl for the Super Bowl and got over it by going to the Super Bowl, puppy dog face and other manipulations, nursing home nookie, another round of DALAI LAMA OR PORNSTAR!, quitting smoking. So many words were spoken!

out of context quote:

"All these fancy people can't be bothered by regulars. We don't need them touching us."

LINKS

Megan's podcast: NakedSportsLive.com

Joe's comedy group: YourFunniestFriends.com

Hank's website: Suckprofessor.com

Direct download: 2012.02.20_WL_081_-_Bedroom_Sighs_with_Megan_Gailey.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:52pm PST

Episode 080 - Sean Flannery

Comedian and podcaster Sean Flannery (@Sean_M_Flannery) joins Hank and Joe on the podcast. Topics include: Sean's sports parody show: Visitor's Locker Room, sports sensationalism and the role it plays in society, tribalism, America's Religion: Football, stadiums, Hank solves the NFL's concussion problem, Robot Jocks, Green Bay's unique organizational structure, birthdays and Birthday shows, How Sean developed his one man show Never Been to Paris, working at the UCB, crazy drunk stories from dudes, Sean (and his very tolerant wife) lived with a comb over, Drive, Bronson and Real Steel. Plus more and more!
out of context quotes:
"I consider the NFL to be borderline evil."
"I fell down earlier today."
LINKS:
See Sean's One Man Show, Never Been to Paris at Comedy Bar, Sean's website: WorldsDumbestMan.com
Joe McAdam's website: JoeMcadamComedy.com and twitter (@JoeMcAdam)
Hank's website: SuckProfessor.com and twitter: (@Hank_Thompson)
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Direct download: 2012.02.13_WL_080_-_Sean_Flannery.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:19pm PST

Episode 079 - Pete Holmes

Comedian, writer, podcaster and voice Pete Holmes (@peteholmez) joins Hank on the podcast. Topics include: transitioning from improv to stand up, the duality of existence, breaking down material and the layers of details, being a fan of yourself, sex and stand up, Pete's thought process between shows, what motivates decision-making and why people choose comedy, how his podcast has affected the crowds, life as a famous fake baby, the riff rift, Pete cartoons for the New Yorker, Hank loses track of a thought about being in the moment, writing for television overthinking, watering yourself, aggro can be appropo, angry dad/smothering mother, talent, drive, crazy and the other things it takes to succeed. Plus tons more! Thanks for listening!

out of context quote:

"All the things that make sex good make stand up good"

LINKS:

Follow Pete on Twitter: (@PeteHolmez). His website: (PeteHolmes.com). Listen to his podcast: (You Made it Weird with Pete Holmes)

Follow Hank on Twitter: (@Hank_Thompson). Here's his blog: (SuckProfessor.com)

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Direct download: 2012.02.06_WL_079_-_Pete_Holmes.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:11am PST

Episode 078 - Stephen Markley

Author and Red Eye columnist Stephen Markley joins Hank and Jeff on the podcast. Topics include: is a middle name an ACTUAL name? Stephen's book 'Publish this Book,' reading at an erotic fiction reading series, looking at the long game and self-promotion, the world of literary journals, a Springsteen song to Brucetube, sexy book parties, Stephen's Page 4 colum in the Red Eye, the psychology of taking offense, getting LOST in another thrilling round of Romantic Fantasies, Hank shoes away airport love, @RupertMurdoch, protecting material, SOPA, sports strikes and plenty of must-listen politics. And more! Thanks!

out of context quotes:

"No one's ever had a healthy relationship. It just doesn't exist."

"It's like a choose-your-own-adventure except someone already made the choices for you. AKA a book."

LINKS:

Follow Stephen on Twitter: @StephenMarkley. Read his Red Eye column. Get his book: Publish This Book! His website: StephenMarkley.com 

Follow Jeff on Twitter: @jsteinbrunner. Jeff's Saturday night show: YourFunniestFriends.com

Follow Hank on Twitter: @Hank_Thompson. Read his blog: SuckProfessor.com.

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Direct download: 2012.01.26_WL_078_-_Stephen_Markley.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:59am PST

Episode 077 - Rich and Stylish with Liza Treyger

Comedian Liza Treyger (@GlitterCheese) returns to the podcast. Topics include: extreme pringles, religion and witches, movie theater snacks and full meals, Fashion magazine for fashion women, Kelly Oxford and twitter, Liza is BFF with Nikki Glazer (Best Feature Forever), hating liza makes her likeable, the perfect wedding ring, liver transplants and lungs, Liza's job and job interviewing, lifestyles of the rich and stylists, Celebrity News with Liza Treyger: Montana Fishburne, tons of money fantasies, Leonardo De Caprio is surprisingly young, breaking bad and crazy addictions, favorite babies, Puff Daddy vs Jay Z and a randy game of Would You Rather?

out of context quotes:

"Today I was watching a Law and Order: SVU called 'Slaves.'"

"Because they're surrounded by yes women."

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Direct download: 2012.01.23_WL_077_-_Rich_and_Stylish_with_Liza_Treyger.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:25am PST

Episode 076 - #WithMyDick with Mike Lebovitz

Comedian and Twitter God Mike Lebovitz (@MikeLebovitz) joins Hank and Kenny on the podcast #withmydick to discuss the hashtag that swept the country (of Chicago) and the joy it brought to trillions of people. Other topics include women's facesKenny performs with and is inspired by Nikki Glazer, when poo becomes food. Museum of science and industry, a flask causes fleeing, how Mike got his start doing stand up, corporate restrictions on comedy shows, working clean and/or offensive, Hank's epic Larry the Cable Guy Joke and overcoming barriers. Oh, and butt tampons come up a lot. Please listen to this #withyourdick

Out-of-context quote:

"Woah, there's another nerd on the Internet? That's weird."

"Give us another thought you're having about something"
LINKS:
Direct download: 2012.01.19_WL_076_-_WithMyDick_with_Mike_Lebovitz.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:24am PST

Episode 076 - #WithMyDick with Mike Lebovitz

Comedian and Twitter God Mike Lebovitz (@MikeLebovitz) joins Hank (@Hank_Thompson) and Kenny (@KennyDeForest) on the podcast #withmydick to discuss the hashtag that swept the nation (of Chicago) and the joy it brought to trillions of people. Other topics include women's faces, Kenny performs with and gets inspired by headliner Nikki Glazer, when poo becomes food, the boring Museum of science and industry, a flask causes fleeing, how Mike got his start doing stand up, corporate restrictions on comedy shows, working clean and/or offensive, Hank's epic Larry the Cable Guy Joke, the generosity of Louis CK. Oh, and butt tampons. It's one of the best podcasts I've ever done #withmydick.
out-of-context quotes:

"Woah, there's another nerd on the Internet? That's weird."

"Give us another thought you're having about something"

Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:14am PST

Episode 075 - Wreck Loose with Mike Stanley

Comedian Mike Stanley (@MikeStanley1) returns to the podcast. Topics include: the agony of doing road radio, a marriage by a Vegas wizard?, do airplanes have keys?, stopping or quitting drinking, weight loss and three hour workouts, Mike's harrowing/interesting/crazy brown recluse spider experience, Hank's seven day Migraine, Jeff's never experienced pain, Goals for oh-twelve, NEWS: When train accidents go bad, favorite movies of 2011, this, that, other things. VERY FUN episode. 

out of context quotes:

"Had that thing been floral print he would have been pining for cheesecake on the couch."

"It's never comfortable when you're naked if you know someone might be coming by."

LINKS:

Keep to up-to-date with Mike on his website: MikeStanleyComedy.com

Get tickets for Jeff's hot Saturday show: YourFunniestFriends.com

See whatever bullshit Hank's been up to: SuckProfessor.com

Direct download: 2012.01.16_WL_075_-_Wreck_Loose_with_Mike_Stanley.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:24am PST

Comedian and former co-host Joe Fernandez joins Hank on the podcast. the magic of Magic, Hank practices flair opening Criss Angel Mindfreak cards, power in relationships, SKIT: The Penguin goes custom umbrella shopping, to kiss or not to kiss post-BJ, how scary movies can only be watched with a babe, ROMANTIC FANTASIES leads to some heartfelt soul-searching from Joe, do women really know what happens at Bachelor Parties?, a giant at a funeral in North Korea, stand up comedy goals, Joe's trip to London, cashier interactions, volunteering, Penn State, and a polite discussion on arguing, YFF's latest depressing sketch. You'll love it!


out-of-context quote:

"You're the spoon. She's the milk."
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Direct download: 2012.01.12_WL_074_-_Sounding_Effective_with_Joe_Fernandez.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:29am PST