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Special Episode: Ralphie May; a journey through podcasts, stand up and life.

Modern Day Philosophers with Daniel Lobell

Release Date: 04/12/2018

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Modern Day Philosophers with Daniel Lobell

Dan Soder and Daniel Lobell meet up for this podcast in Lobell's Edinburgh "Flat" this past August. It's a great talk ranging from topics of addiction to Dan's vulnerable thoughts on doing comedy about his since passed father. We talk about Dan getting ready to do his new HBO special "Son of a Gary" and so much more! We even get into Robert Louis Stevenson and impressionist comedians.  Enjoy! Brought to by: Skillshare, visit Skillshare.com/MDP and by: BetterHelp, visit BetterHelp.com/MDP

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Modern Day Philosophers with Daniel Lobell

Daniel Lobell, Alex Fossella, and Jordon Ferber sit down at Stand Up NY Labs to record the season 9 wrap up show. They talk about episodes with AJ Jacobs, Colt Cabana, Barry Katz, Lola Blanc, George Wallace and many more. Tune in to hear the memories, stories behind the scenes, and who got it right and who got it wrong with the philosophies. This episode is brought to you by Skillshare. Go to Skillshare.com/MDP for your free two month trial for a limited time only. Try it today!

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Modern Day Philosophers with Daniel Lobell

AJ Jacobs hosts Daniel Lobell to talk about philosophy, religion, what is involved in being an author, and a recap of the global family reunion that AJ threw and Daniel participated in a few years back.

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Modern Day Philosophers with Daniel Lobell

Some years ago Daniel Lobell sat down for an interview with the now late Howard Lapides. In this episode Daniel also reflects on the tragic loss of his friend and former manager David Kimowitz. Please Zelle donations to help the Kimowitz family to thedavidkimowitzmemorialfund@gmail.com (if you are able to help his family. He is survived by a widow and two small Children) Thank you.

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Modern Day Philosophers with Daniel Lobell

Colt Cabana comes by Daniel Lobell's Edinburgh flat (apartment) in Scotland at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. They talk about Colt's career as a professional wrestler, getting into the WWE, and being fired from the WWE, which led him to doing the DIY thing. They discover together that they have a lot in common in their stories and somewhere along the line, even get into the ideas of Carl Von Clausewitz and get philosophical.

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Modern Day Philosophers with Daniel Lobell

Lola Blanc comes over to Daniel Lobell's house to talk about her fascinating story of her childhood growing up in the Mormon church, her mother being taken by a deceptive false messiah and finding her way into music. The conversation touches on everything from dating Marlyn Mason to the philosophy of August Comte and this marks our first musician on the show!

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Modern Day Philosophers with Daniel Lobell

Barry Katz is a legendary comedy manager and producer. He co produced the hit show Last Comic Standing. He managed Dane Cook, Dave Chappelle, Nick Di Paolo and Louis CK.

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Jackie Jackie "The Jokeman" Martling and Jeremy Bentham

Modern Day Philosophers with Daniel Lobell

Jackie Martling invites Daniel Lobell over for a talk the ranges on everything from the Howard Stern show to addiction to marriage to the philosophy of Jeremy Bentham. Lots of fun and of course Jokes! Enjoy!

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Modern Day Philosophers with Daniel Lobell

Myq Kaplan joins Daniel to discuss some of the ideas of philosopher/writer Oscar Wilde. Myq and Daniel have been friends for years and they catch up. Myq is also the voice of the new intro song lyrics written by Zach Sherwin.

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Modern Day Philosophers with Daniel Lobell

Jimmy O. Yang of Silicon Valley and Crazy Rich Asians comes by to talk to Daniel about philosopher William Jevons and his new book "How to American". They talk about family, childhood stories, comedy and how to evolve artistically when your motivations shift. Enjoy!

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Ralphie May; a journey. In this episode I look back at my friendship with my comedy mentor, brother, boss and friend Ralphie May. You will hear old episodes of my various podcasts featuring me (Danny Lobell), David Kasten, Chris Iacono, Myka Fox, Andrew Schulz, Joe Materese, Justy Dodge, Lahna Turner, Dan Naturman, and of course the late and very great Ralphie May. I also make some calls to Skyler Stone, The Smash Brothers (Corey and Chad), Steve Lee, Billy Wayne Davis and my cousin Marc. 

May Mr. May be with us all in some way always. Long live the memory of the great Ralphie May.