Hosted by actor/comedian Jason Deline it’s like a book club with comedy albums. First Thursday of every month we listen to an agreed upon/curated comedy album, then we get together and talk about it! Fun, right?

September 12, 2019

Episode 41 - Lenny Bruce The Carnegie Hall Concert

Jason and Matt sit down talk with Andrew Lizotte to discuss the immensely influential Lenny Bruce and his seminal recording The Carnegie Hall Concert. It's a really deep dive into language, relevance and how many comedians who model their work after Bruce just can't reach what he's attained.

August 8, 2019

Episode 40 - Dennis Miller’s The Off-White Album

Hey Chachi, put down your latte and get a load of Mr. Todd Van Allen and Mr. Chili Davidson taking a break and chatting with Jason and Matt about the 1988 debut album by Dennis Miller called The Off-White Album. We discuss the career of Dennis Miller and ponder what turned him from the comedian he was into the comedian he is (as well as the fact that the 80s were a very screwed up time).

July 11, 2019

Episode 39 - Jim Gaffigan Mr. Universe

We sit down with a batch of new comedians to talk about Jim Gaffigan's Grammy nominated album Mr. Universe. Thanks to Alicia Carrick, Liz Myers, Sunny B and Miguel Martin-Garcia for joining me to discuss the quiet and subtle darkness that is Jim Gaffigan.

June 13, 2019

Episode 38 - Richard Pryor Live on the Sunset Strip

Joining us via Google Chat we sat with Alsa Bruno from the sunny Bay of San Francisco and Izaak Runkel Sunleaf from the bustling black and white cookie filled metropolis of New York. These two joined us from two of the most influential comedy cities in the world to talk about Richard Pryor's revolutionary album Live on the Sunset Strip. We talked about pain, catharsis, the power of words as well as laughter. This was a really incredible conversation with two terrifically funny performers.

May 9, 2019

Episode 37 - Jerry Seinfeld I’m Telling You For the Last Time

We had the joy of sitting with Marc Hallworth of Vest of Friends and Chili Davidson of Pay What You Can't to discuss Jerry Seinfeld's 1998 album and HBO special I'm Telling You For The Last Time. We discussed Jerry's impact on comedy, his continued relevance and the weird little differences between the album and the special. In addition to this amazing conversation about Jerry Seinfeld we also talked about National Lampoon, Chevy Chase and the value of a damn joke.

April 25, 2019

Episode 36 - Interview with Brandon Hackett

I had the pleasure of sitting with Second City and Sketchersons alumnus Brandon Hackett, Brandon had previously joined us on our Saturday Night Live album episode from the Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival. In our on one one conversation we were able to discuss his early influences, the writing process and underrated nature of MadTV.

April 11, 2019

Episode 35 - Beth Stelling: Simply the Beth

Jason and Matt sit down with the incredibly funny and talented Grace Smith and Ryan Hughes to discuss Beth Stelling's album Simply the Beth. We touch on her incredible pacing, meticulous use of language and her instantly relatable humour, all whilst plumbing the dark arts of the dramaturge and family strengthening qualities of belching the alphabet.

March 16, 2019

Episode 34 - Interview with Juno nominee Pat Thornton

In this, the last interview in our week long celebration of Canadian comedy, we sit with Pat Thornton to discuss their Juno nominated album Chicken! as well as the adorable dog the album was named after. I mean look at that cutey on the cover!

​Come back in April when we'll be discussing Simply The Beth with with Grace Smith and Ryan Hughes also check out our prior four Juno interviews with Chanty MarosticaDave MerhejeDebra DiGiovanni and Mayce Galoni as well as our Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival panel episode where we discuss the 1976 Saturday Night Live album.

March 15, 2019

Episode 33 - Interview with Juno nominee Mayce Galoni

The fourth interview in our week long celebration of Canadian comedy we sit with Mayce Galoni to discuss their Juno nominated album Awkwarder, what it was like recording an album and the experience of driving around Stanley Park with his partner for over ten hours.

​Tune in tomorrow for our conversation with Pat Thornton also while you're there check out our last three interviews with Chanty MarosticaDave Merheje and Debra DiGiovanni.

March 14, 2019

Episode 32 - Interview with Juno nominee Debra DiGiovanni

The third interview in our week long celebration of Canadian comedy we sit with Debra DiGiovanni to discuss their Juno nominated album Lady Jazz, the experience of recording an album and her life in Los Angeles.

​Tune in the rest of the week for our conversations with Mayce Galoni and Pat Thornton also while you're there check out our last two interviews with Dave Merheje and Chanty Marostica.