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Episode 393 – Artie and Dan Talk Crashing and The Podcast

Artie and Dan tell you what’s on Hannity tonight. Artie talks about Crashing. We discuss the Michel Jordan flu game… or was he poisoned by a Godfather Pizza? Herman Cain stops by. Artie talks about being in Chicago and going to see “The Jackson 5” house. What’s going on with Dan? Artie’s accountant isn’t a drinker. He tells people how he got his nickname. Artie tells us what “The Geek’ is and why he loved getting pictures. Artie talks about Bill Maher and we find some hidden tape of him. We got a fan letter about Artie’s recent stand-up. There is a new Dan song. Artie talks about trump and the podcast.

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Episode 392 – Artie and Dan Discuss The Future of The Show

Artie posted some tweets and people didn’t get it. Artie tells you why he tweets some things. Artie has been invited by Norm Macdonald to be on his podcast. Artie talks about some actors that he feels could have been good as James Bond. Did Lou Ferrigno ever get a look? Dan tells of a day he got a call from Ken Kohl concerning a Paula Dean story in the news. Artie got a letter from his old manager. Artie has an idea for his old manager’s company. Artie gets creeped out by watching Rush Limbaugh broadcast from his house. Artie got hired by MadTV because of his impression of Rush which made Quincy Jones laugh. Q is the coolest. He and Frank were good friends. Kamal from ‘The Jerky Boys’ went to see his dad. It wasn’t pretty. We are having too many people steal the podcast. We had an outside company look at it. Artie wants to continue to do it, but he has to break even. Artie is having remodeling done and the head guy reminds him of someone. Artie is raw and real on this podcast. This is the funniest podcast around and he and Dan love doing it. Artie loves Maron but this is funnier! Here is the deal quitters, more tomorrow!

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Episode 385 – Artie and Dan on Aaron Hernandez and Podcast Wars

Hey Patriots fans, do I have a story for you! Aaron Hernandez did what? Artie likes the New England area. He always does well there, but the country started there and some crazy things go on! Ted Kennedy joins the show, but then Lisa Lampanelli joins in. Artie has a tip for Justin Theroux. Artie and Dan are not good looking but Dan thinks he’s OK. The Ernie Banks of terrorists. Why can’t Artie be dumb because then he wouldn’t think about things so much? Well I think we are in some type of podcast war, but we didn’t know it. Kevin Brennan and Dave Juskow are mad at us. Dan likes to give Artie bad news about comedians. Dan is Artie’s Matt Drudge. Crazy political shit is going on!

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Episode 379 – Artie and Dan on Adam Carolla and Sour Shoes

It’s a Friday night late show. So many people have asked about The Adam Carolla ‘sour shoes’ call and Artie wants to talk about it. Artie dissects the call. Who is sour shoes? What would happen if Artie and Howard played sports against each other? Howard doesn’t do anything that would make him look bad – to his credit. Where things started to go wrong on the show, in Artie’s eyes. How he met Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla. He sat with them and Artie thought they were great and funny! Artie gave Adam credit on how he figured out it was sour shoes. Finally, the call with Adam Carolla and sour shoes.

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Episode 377 – Artie and Dan on Censorship and Comedy

Dan has this move that he does and then watches every Chicago sports team. Harry Caray joins us. Artie found out something has been written that uses him as an example. It’s a story about NYC. Censorship is all around us people and it will be here forever. I’m sure some people will think we are better off. We are sure a few words will leave society. Comedy will be changed forever and this will be the last generation of comedy as we know it. David Geffen is in charge of show business and you don’t want to piss him off. Everything will be Will & Grace and plus isn’t there a new one? Artie asks Dan what is “This Is Us”? Artie saw it on the DVR. Could Eddie Murphy make it today? Bill Maher is such an ass. Whenever Artie and Gilbert are together there is a third person who stays out of it. While Judd Apatow was receiving an award Artie tells you what he was doing. NSYNC is going to tour again.

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Episode 376 – Artie and Dan Talk Bill Maher, Crashing, Craig Ferguson

Artie and Dan are watching Bill Maher. We saw a woman on TV that looks exactly like the woman that did the ‘Rolling Stone’ article on Artie. Artie explains the latest about Crashing. Dan looks so serious! Artie tells him it will be fine and that he can laugh. Artie had a manager that didn’t know when to laugh. He tells a great story involving Norm Macdonald about this manager. Artie wonder how did Melania Trump get into the country? Artie talks about some famous TV stars that got insurance and how he couldn’t. How can Peter Dinklage get insurance and Artie can’t? We replay Artie when he was on with Craig Ferguson, who has become a great new friend.

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Episode 367 – Artie and Dan with Johnny Styne: Bruce Concerts, Northwestern Games

Artie is with comedy writer Johnny Styne and Falato. He talks about a buddy of his that was the best street fighter he’s ever seen. He tells the story of a Bruce Springsteen concert where his girlfriend didn’t help the issue. Why doesn’t Dan focus on the Cubs and stop watching Northwestern games? It’s Oscars time and Artie combines an award winning movie and a popular TV show. Artie finishes the story of the fight at the Bruce Springsteen concert. Artie didn’t know about Charlie Rose’s health issue and made a joke. Harry Caray joins the show and talks about the days of living near “The Improv Olympic” in Chicago.  The embarrassing Rolling Stone top comedians list gets another beat-down by Artie but this time in song form. Artie tells the story of being watched by some friends as a child and being given a special wake-up call.

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Episode 366 – Artie and Dan, ICP Fans, War Pig’s Tribute

It’s Artie and Dan in a late night show. Artie has to share with you his new “600 lbs. life” favorite person. Do they have Insane Clown Posse tattoo’s? Yes they do and the 600 lbs.’er is a fan of The ICP.  What would happen at ICP concerts with the soda. Artie recalls the first time he saw the “War Pig’s” video on MTV. Artie does a little tribute. Artie talks to Dan’s sister. Artie wants to have a contest with Mike Bocchetti for “most disgusting noise” . We wonder how Mike is doing? We have some exclusive tape of the “Trump Wall” being built. Artie asks about President Trump’s nominees. He saw Al Franken do something during President Trump’s speech.  Al was funny on SNL. Why is everyone so mad about the Deptartment Of Education? Artie has a new song Welcome Back Charter… Schools. How about that TV Show? Artie ran into Chris Rock. We make a listeners dream come true and call him on his birthday except it’s at 1:30 am the day after. Tyson wants to become a comedian. He explains his life and Artie’s head is about to explode. Tyson’s wife comes on because we woke her up. Artie talks to the wife and Tyson’s kid that we woke up. They are going to have to sell one of the kids for his dream to come true. Artie says you have to watch Crashing because this is exactly the show!

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Episode 362 – Artie Reacts to New ’24’, Reunites with Jon Ritchie

Artie and Dan are watching Super Bowl Commercials and is there a new 24? Artie is excited and he will tell you why? Artie and his former manager did not dress well in meetings. Does he need Ralph (from The Stern show) for some tips ? Artie thinks Ralph would like to dress Albert Einstein and Albert will have none of that! Artie’s mom loved Paul Newman. Keith Jackson joins the show until the door buzzer rings and The building has a water shutoff again! Next we listen back to Artie’s pre Super Bowl joke fest with WOR 710 AM’s Pete McCarthy. Finally, Artie is reunited with Jon Ritchie and they immediately get into the old act. They talk about all the classic bits on DirecTV and the recent heart-attack of our buddy Mike Bocchetti. Artie talks about how he met Jon and why we finally chose him. Jon talks about laughing all the time. The guys talk about HBO’s Crashing and how Artie was picked for the show.
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Episode 356 – Artie Praises Dan’s Towels, Talks Police Stop Sign and Woody Allen’s ‘Manhattan’

Dan does the best towels in the business. Does Dan know what a police stop sign is? Artie got one right before he started a new job and it didn’t go well. Artie talks about maids and the famous Montreal maid. Artie told Dave Chappelle about that day he had sex with the maid. Paul Morrissey was with us there and had a great joke. Artie brings back our buddy Orny Adams. Artie wonders if he’s played it all wrong with women? Artie and Dan talk about Woody Allen’s ‘Manhattan’. Artie quizzes Dan on the ending. They listen to the ending. What goes on in Woody Allen’s head? Marlon Brando stops by to the podcast. What if Pat Summerall had to promote ‘My 600 Lbs. life’? We promote ‘The Crashing Tour’.

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