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The Dana Gould Hour

Dana Gould

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Comedian Dana Gould takes a look at our world... through his eyes... for your benefit. Joined by fellow comedians and other interesting people with a focus on the weird and the real. Conversation. Music. Monologues. With Ken Daly, Andy Paley and more...Show More
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3:15:05 | Jul 17th

This episode is a three-hour punk-stravaganza! John Doe of X, Tom DeSavia, Tony Hawk, Charlotte Caffey of the Go-Go's, Pleasant Gehman from the Screaming Sirens and Rob Zabrecky of Possum Dixon! https://DanaGould.com

2:38:51 | Jun 5th

We have two interviews, specific to the world of special effects makeup. The Lady From The Black Lagoon by Mallory O’Meara tells the story of Millicent Patrick. Millicent worked in the Universal Studios makeup department in the early 1950s and was...Show More

2:01:38 | May 6th

A rare, live show from Dynasty Typewriter in Los Angeles, with Eddie Pepitone, Blaine Capatch, Eliza Skinner, Tom Kenny and the High Seas. Also John Ennis, Two Guys From Boston, the ghost of Johnny Carson & more! DanaGould.com

2:45:24 | Apr 2nd

We have some amazing guests. John and Bjo Trimble started the letter writing campaign that saved Star Trek. Thanks to them, Star Trek had three seasons, which allowed it to be syndicated, which allowed it to catch on, find its audience and become the...Show More

2:38:25 | Feb 26th

We have an astounding episode for your listening pleasure. But let me warn you, it has some potty mouthery in it. To begin with From Kids In The Hall and Newsradio, Dave Foley is here, joined by his wife, Crissy Guerrero, as well as Vacant Lot’s Paul...Show More

3:13:27 | Jan 24th

Author of the book The Comedians, a walking, talking, show business encyclopedia, Kliph Nesteroff is here. As well as a man who truly belies description. Raconteur? Gadfly? Human Special Effect? You decide. The great Mike Carano is here, as well as a...Show More

2:20:47 | Dec 6th, 2018

Thanksgiving is over and it’s time for holiday panic. If you are like me, it’s time for planning trips, buying gifts, wrapping gifts, wondering how you’re going to pay for it all, realizing you can’t, and finally throwing up your hands and deciding t...Show More

3:06:21 | Oct 27th, 2018

Yes, it's that time of year, October. The fall! Halloween. We've got two amazing guests. A man who needs no introduction, Mr. Patton Oswalt is here. You can follow his many adventures on twitter and try to catch him live as he is doing dates all acro...Show More

2:59:34 | Sep 28th, 2018

September. It is officially pre-halloween season and we have a great pre-halloween episode. Wayne Kramer, the legendary lead guitarist for the MC5 and père ubu is here. He's written a new book entitled "The Hard Stuff." As well, we have comedian Matt...Show More

2:52:28 | Aug 25th, 2018

We have an amazing show this month! From Turner Classic Movies, Ben Mankiewicz is here. Ben is smart, funny, knows everyone in show business, comes from a family of Hollywood royalty and DC political insiders. Talk about connected. What’s he doing he...Show More

1:21:48 | Jul 11th, 2018

Hello all! This is our annual messed-up mid-summer episode. I didn't have time to do my laundry properly, much less get a podcast going, but I didn't want the month to go by with nothing to show for it. So, we're going to take some of my favorite mid...Show More

2:40:45 | Jun 6th, 2018

Ahhh summer. The kids are getting ready for finals, vacations are being planned, and if you're me, you’re in Atlanta making your friends hang out in a swamp as you film season three of Stan Against Evil. Our guests include Shaun Cassidy, a teen id...Show More

2:51:17 | May 1st, 2018

Aaaaaaand we’re back. Spring has sprung and we’re busy as bees! But out of chaos comes order and, if not order, a podcast. This month we have our old buddy Alison Rosen, whose new book, Tropical Attire Encouraged And Other Phrases That Scare Me. Come...Show More

2:33:54 | Mar 31st, 2018

We have a terrific show for you this month. The host of TV Guidance Counselor, the great Ken Reid is here. And real life Forrest Gump, star of Animal Planet’s Emergency Vets and former bouncer for some of the greatest rock bands in the history of mus...Show More

2:52:07 | Mar 2nd, 2018

This is something of a different episode of the show. It's dedicated, almost in its entirety to one man, a brilliant writer and radio performer named Joe Frank. Joe Frank started his career by and large on WBAI in New York and eventually made his way...Show More

2:32:09 | Jan 26th, 2018

Happy 2018 everybody. Getting right at it, we have a great line up for you. The hilarious and recently-married Matt Braunger is with us. Look for Matt’s new comedy special, later this year. An comedian and human woman, Emma Arnold is with us. You can...Show More

2:46:56 | Dec 21st, 2017

It IS December, and that calls for a year-end recap. Last year, prior to election day, we all thought we knew how the year was going to turn out. Well it didn’t quite work out that way, did it? So joining me at the mic today is none other than Mike M...Show More

2:48:39 | Nov 30th, 2017

Today’s show features two amazing guests, author, actor, podcaster, husband, father, men’s facial hair advocate John Hodgman is here. He has an excellent new book out now called Vacationland and he is here to discuss that, and so much much more. ...Show More

3:38:30 | Oct 26th, 2017

It's Halloween Times, and we have a veritable pillowcase full of treats in store for you. Joe Dante, the director of Gremlins, The Howling, Pirahan, Matinee, Small Soldiers, Gremlins 2, The Burbs, Twilight Zone: The Movie. Josh Olson, the Academy Awa...Show More

3:24:47 | Sep 30th, 2017

Valerie Tosi, held over from last month to make room for big dead Jerry Lewis is here, Valerie is an incredibly funny comedian and an LA transplant from Boston, so yeah, we had more than a little to talk about. The Bitter Buddha is back, Eddie Pepito...Show More

2:47:41 | Aug 29th, 2017

Our guests are the brilliant and hilarious Mike Carano. If you are a fan of comedy, you may not know him, but every comedian you know knows him. Also, director Steve Kessler, who directed Vegas Vacation, The Independent and Paul Williams Still Alive....Show More

2:47:55 | Aug 1st, 2017

April Richardson is here with her pal and mine Karen Kilgariff. You can find April online at @apey, and Karen is one half of the podcast My Favorite Murder, and if you don’t know about that by now, I can’t help you. Bobcat Goldthwait is here, wit...Show More

3:00:29 | Jun 29th, 2017

Welcome to another episode of The Dana Gould Hour, recorded partially in Los Angeles at Falcon's Lair Studios, and partially in beautiful Atlanta, Georgia, where I am for the summer filming season two of Stan Against Evil. We have three slam-bang sm...Show More

2:54:55 | May 27th, 2017

Welcome to another episode of the Dana Gould Hour, recorded partially in Los Angeles at Falcon's Lair Studios and partially in beautiful Atlanta, Georgia, where I am for the summer filming season two of Stan Against Evil. And unlike like last year, w...Show More

2:46:19 | Apr 28th, 2017

Spring has sprung here at the Dana Gould hour podcast, with a brimming bushel of bright and bouncy banter. Ken Reid is here today, of the superlative podcast TV Guidance Counselor. And our old buddy, the Bitter Buddha himself, Eddie Pepitone is here....Show More

2:40:30 | Mar 28th, 2017

This is a very special episode of the Dana Gould hour podcast, not the least of which because it came out on schedule. I'm happy to welcome back to the show actor and author Stephen Tobolowsky. Stephen is a man after my own heart. He's an actor, an ...Show More

2:57:26 | Feb 22nd, 2017

It’s 2017 and EVERYTHING’S GREAT! At least as far as fans of this podcast are concerned because this episode is great. If you’re a fan of The Walking Dead, or Evil Dead 2 or Day Of The Dead or Kill Bill or Django Unchained or any of the seven million...Show More

2:44:32 | Dec 25th, 2016

It's the most wonderful time of the year of course, by wonderful, I  mean living in the state of total, unending, frantic chaos and constantly forgetting that you have to buy stamps and your out of Scotch tape. BUT we have an amazing show providing t...Show More

2:08:10 | Nov 30th, 2016

Today, I’m going to give you both sides of the political spectrum. Neither side an advocate of Donald Trump (I don’t think I could get through that) but certainly an advocate for the right and an advocate for the left. There are too many people in t...Show More

3:19:05 | Oct 27th, 2016

It's the most wonderful time of the year and we're going to get right to it. It's Halloween and we have a grab bag of tricks and treats for you so there's no reason to dilly dally. We have three, count 'em, three big guests today. The first is Ken Re...Show More

3:06:13 | Oct 6th, 2016

Well, it’s October, and that can mean only one thing. It’s time for our September show. In addition to today’s show, the Halloween show is also almost done, and will be posted on October 15th, so you get the horror of the election, the horror of Hall...Show More

1:56:39 | Aug 25th, 2016

Aaaaaaaaand we're back. As I said, filming the show would not interrupt the podcast schedule in any way shape or form, except for that one massive interruption. But we ARE back. I don't know how you spent your summer vacation,. but I spent mine worki...Show More

2:16:11 | May 25th, 2016

We're going to solve all the world's problems by conversing with my two most politically opposed friends. Raving, bomb-throwing Bolshevic Eddie Pepitone - you can follow Eddie on The Twitter at @EddiePepitone, and from Meet The Press, self-described ...Show More

2:31:01 | Apr 13th, 2016

Well, I promised you we'd premiere a new episode on the first of every month and clearly I was lying. Oh, people. I am in pre-production of the upcoming IFC series Stan Against Evil and the schedule is getting tight, but we are plunging away. Here we...Show More

2:36:12 | Mar 1st, 2016

It’s a brand new edition of The Dana Gould Hour Podcast. I like to think of the show as an audio Pop Tart, you NEVER quite now when it’s going to pop up, but in the interest of some sort of regularity, and with my awareness that nature abhors a vacuu...Show More

2:25:41 | Feb 2nd, 2016

We did it. It’s the first episode of The Dana Gould Hour podcast for 2016 and we juuuust missed January but when I tell you I had homework this month, I had homework. But everything’s getting turned in on time and hopefully, we’ll have some cool stuf...Show More

2:20:31 | Dec 22nd, 2015

Happy Holidays, to you... And thanks for taking time out of your holiday season, be it Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Festivus or Celebration Of The Goofer Man, to spend an hour or so with me and my guests. And what guests we have. The cast of the new ...Show More

2:09:06 | Nov 30th, 2015

Eddie Pepitone, the Bitter Buddha himself, and I ventured down to USC and confronted Dan Schner the head of USC's Jesse Unruh's School of Public Policy to find out just what in the hell is going on with the election and the state of our nation. We ar...Show More

2:53:11 | Oct 13th, 2015

It's the most wonderful time, of the year. My favorite time of year, my favorite month, my favorite holiday and my favorite episode of the podcast. This year is no exception. I can't summon the Great Pumpkin but I can squash any fears that this episo...Show More

2:43:47 | Sep 18th, 2015

Ahhhh September. Apple blossom time. The temperatures dip down under the hundreds and I start the long process and dragging my Halloween decorations out of the garage. I'm also travelling! If you live in Indianapolis, Indiana, I'll be at Morty's Sept...Show More

2:29:16 | Aug 13th, 2015

Oh, the dog days of summer, and we're here to get you through it. Today's show features an all-star line-up of comedy heavyweight. Gilbert Gottfried is here. (@realgilbert), an old friend who I have wanted on the show since the very first episode, Br...Show More

2:13:46 | Jun 29th, 2015

Agony in a g-string - backstage with Suicide Girls. Bruce or Caitlin? Allergic to...everything? The Phantom Clown Scare of 1981, Two Guys from Boston and more! Thank you all for your patience in between broadcasts. This show is worth the wait. It's ...Show More

1:58:27 | May 8th, 2015

Give Me Sex Jesus - The Movie! The Conan set you'll never see! Shame! Shame! Shame! What did Fatty Arbuckle really do? Two Guys From Boston & more! With Jonah Ray, Hampton Young, Eddie Pepitone, Susan Burke, Matt Barber & Brittany Machado

2:18:20 | Mar 19th, 2015

Horrible things I've said & forgotten. The Big Superman Rip-Off, F#$! the news! Schumacher's Batman! Existential Goofy! Two Guys from Boston & more! With Mike Lawrence, Kevin Macdonald, Arden Myrin, Eddie Pepitone & John Ennis!

2:35:43 | Feb 9th, 2015

The Snickers ad that broke my heart! Fighting chaos with more chaos! Doubt! Insecurity! Little Richard and Hugh Hefner (he's still at it!) With Bobcat Goldthwaite, April Richardson, Ryan Sickler and Genevieve Rice! Two Guys From Boston, Screamin' Jay...Show More

2:55:36 | Dec 13th, 2014

The Dana Gould Hour Holiday Special! Big Eyes, Margaret Keane, Blood Freak, The Wrecking Crew & the men who gave away Superman. Pepitone waxes, Jonah Ray ponders, Spooky Time Theater and 2 Guys From Boston. Larry Karaszewski, Drew Friedman, Eddie Pep...Show More

2:31:07 | Oct 14th, 2014

The Dana Gould Hour annual Halloween spectacular! Dana Gould, Tom Kenny, Steve Agee, Arden Myrin, Matt Weinhold Rob Cohen and John Ennis wax horrific on small town weirdos, black cats, and the need for sexy costumes! Real-life confessions of Hallowee...Show More

2:02:14 | Sep 20th, 2014

Dana Gould, Patton Oswalt and Matt Braunger sidle up to the mics and let her rip. Hell's Angels and the origin of biker gangs in America. Who is Wino Willie, and how did he change your life? High School: who hated it more? The Rolling Stones! Stabbin...Show More

2:30:44 | Aug 5th, 2014

Dana Gould trades tales and tirades with the fast and funniest. Want to hear William Shatner and Adam West sing a duet? Look no further! What are you into? How much are you into it? Finding Playboys in the woods! Dick pic etiquette! Getting fired by ...Show More

1:55:45 | Jun 30th, 2014

"I'm offended!" Or are you? Is it really "just a joke?"  In praise of Eddie Murphy, (& not!), GLEN OR GLENDA! Two Guys From Boston & more! W/ Arden Myrin, Eddie Pepitone, Shadi Petosky, Will Weldon & John Ennis.

2:54:03 | May 6th, 2014

Agoraphobia! Held hostage in a grocery store! Tracking sexual predators for the FBI! The movie FREAKS and more! Sara Benincasa, Barry Crimmins, John Ennis, Stephen Tobolowski.

1:55:05 | Feb 10th, 2014

Dungeons & Dragons vs. Dungeons and Bondage! Whose fantasy life is better? Tom Hanks' anti-cult film, Blaine Capatch, Ken Daly, April Richardson, Scott Robison and former dominatrix "GUEST X." Plus Two Guys from Boston and much, much, more!

2:02:40 | Dec 20th, 2013

Who The f*#! is Santa Claus, anyway? Vegetarians vs. bacon. Arden Myrin changes clothes! Eddie Pepitone doesn't! Susan Burke! Two Guys From Boston and more.... w/ Eddie Pepitone. Arden Myrin Susan Burke & John Ennis

2:09:17 | Oct 28th, 2013

Halloween! Dinosaur porn! Fred Schneider sings The Doors! How snakes work! Godzilla, Gojira, and more! w/ Jonah Ray, Matt Weinhold, April Richardson, Hannah Gansen and John Ennis.

2:12:24 | Oct 4th, 2013

What's it like to be caught in a mass shooting. Really. Eddie Pepitone goes to England! Dana hates on Simon and Garfunkel! Satan Is Real according to the Louvin Bros! Two Guys From Boston and more... Eddie Pepitone, Monika Scott, John Ennis

2:00:46 | Aug 13th, 2013

Civil war ghosts! Scary fish! The Clash! In praise of The Night Stalker! Two Guys From Boston & more... Greg Behrendt, John Ennis, Jonah Ray, April Richardson, Janet Varney & Matt Weinhold

1:54:31 | May 9th, 2013

Bigfoot! U.F.O.'s! Hecklers? Who are Betty and Barney Hill? And a VERY special Two Guys From Boston. Bobcat Goldthwaite, Eddie Pepitone, Monika Scott, Rob Cohen and John Ennis.

1:36:21 | Apr 1st, 2013

Murder by owl? A young woman hunts a serial killer online. Charles Manson's love of western fringe, Two Guys From Boston, Matt Braunger, John Ennis, Amber Tozer, Michelle McNamara, Monika Scott & Matt Weinhold.

2:07:47 | Feb 11th, 2013

Love! Commitment! "Traditional marriage?" Eddie Pepitone, Jonah Ray, Arden Myrin, Rob Cohen, Susan Burke, Two Guys From Boston, "I Married A Monster From Outer Space," and more...

1:40:36 | Dec 18th, 2012

A psychological analysis of Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer. Meet The Press's Mike Murphy takes on Dana, Eddie Pepitone and John Ennis. Tom Kenney and Andy Paley talk Spongebob, Raymond Burr and the Wrecking Crew! Two Guys From Boston! JFK Assasinatio...Show More

1:37:37 | Oct 23rd, 2012

It's Halloween! "Ed Wood" writers Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski! Jonah Ray from The Nerdist! "Bela Lugosi Meets A Brooklyn Gorilla," Ken Daly and Matt Weinhold and a spooky Two Guys From Boston!

1:29:44 | Oct 1st, 2012

The Church Of Satan! Aleistar Crowley - The Wickedest Man Alive! L. Ron Hubbard's ties to the devil & Jet Propulsion Labs. Hugh Hefner and more... with Doug Benson, Ken Daly, John Ennis, Eddie Pepitone & Matt Weinhold.

1:39:29 | Aug 27th, 2012

Canadian dudes with foot fetishes, scenes from Apocalypse Now starring children, a great way to get out of the Navy, more Two Guys From Boston and an ode to Whatever Happened To Baby Jane? With Blaine Capatch, Rob Cohen & John Ennis.

1:34:34 | Jul 31st, 2012

Sneaking into the Scientology Center! Mini-KISS, the little-person KISS tribute band! Iron Smile, the world's 1st upbeat death-metal group, Night Of The Hunter and more! With Steve Agee, Eddie Pepitone, Matt Weinhold & G.C. Wright.

1:16:47 | Jun 26th, 2012

How my dad got his teeth kicked out and other tales of manliness! Marine bootcamp, Dirty Harry, Two Guys From Boston and an ode to The Wolfman. Rob Cohen, John Ennis, Eddie pepitone, Lou Schneider and Joel Stein.

1:18:42 | May 24th, 2012

Meeting your hero... and it's a disaster! Riding a horse! Reluctantly! A lot! Two Guys From Boston! And "Asking Rod Serling For Money!" w/ Dana Gould, John Ennis, Eddie Pepitone, Matt Weinhold & GC Wright.

1:30:06 | May 2nd, 2012

Dana welcomes Eddie Pepitone, Matt Weinhold, Rob Cohen, Ken Daly, Rebecca Lord and GC Wright for a free-wheeling and undisciplined look at sideshows, freak shows, Disneyland and all things "along the midway". "Behold, The Geek!" Who Is Ultraman? and ...Show More

1:12:19 | Apr 11th, 2012

Eddie Pepitone, Matt Weinhold and Meet The Press contributor Mike Murphy join Dana Gould for a hilarious look at conspiracies, secret societies, and other skullduggery. The JFK Assasination, Alien Abductions, the CIA and more! And of course, the migh...Show More

1:03:47 | Mar 23rd, 2012

Dana Gould welcomes comedians Eddie Pepitone and Matt Weinhold for an of-the-cuff conversation about being well prepared for... the Big One? Terrorist Attack? Zombie Apocalypse? Well, something's gotta pop... Also., The Omega Man Story, Charlton Hest...Show More

1:06:36 | Mar 7th, 2012

Dana Gould welcomes comedians Eddie Pepitone and Matt Weinhold along with Matt's wife Carrie, who's done more jail time than all the dudes combined. It's  a law and order shoot-em-up, with "The Dragnet Story", "The Beach Boys / Charles Manson Connect...Show More

56:47 | Feb 17th, 2012

Comedian Ed Crasnick joins Dana Gould for a brimming bowl of bouncy banter on therapy, the dark side of JFK and how Paul McCartney cock-blocked their friend. Also, "The Funeral," "The Murry Wilson Letters," "The Life Of Rondo Hatton" & "Political Tal...Show More

57:43 | Feb 1st, 2012

Comedian Eddie Pepitone joins Dana Gould for a deep-dish discourse on shame, Woody Allen's bad dating choices & more. Also, "Manscaping Larry King", "The Story Of Sealo, The Seal Boy," "Baby Dolphins" & "Political Talk With Two Guys From Boston." Wit...Show More