Ari Shaffir's Skeptic Tank
A comedy podcast to help better understand humanity and also to make fart jokes.
info_outline #450 Unicycling In A Homeless Toilet with Jeff Danis and Ryan O'Neill 12/07/2021
#450 Unicycling In A Homeless Toilet with Jeff Danis and Ryan O'Neill Comedians and Beach Cops Ryan Oneill and Jeff Danis join me at a park in Los Angeles right outside an area where all the homeless people of Los Angeles take their malnourished dumps. It stunk so bad. The flies were not as unbearable as the stench that brought them. It’s always a great time with the D&O!
info_outline #449 That Chappelle Movie (Solocast) 11/30/2021
#449 That Chappelle Movie (Solocast) I attended skateboarder and standup comedian Dave Chappelle’s screening of his movie at Madison Square Garden. And MAN! What a show. I really thought it was just going to be a movie screening. But why would I expect that for $100+ per ticket? No, Chappelle put on a show. Comedians, musicians, Jeff Ross. Folks!
info_outline #448 Mother Of The Year with Ms. Pat, Bob Saget, Rich Vos and Robert Kelly 11/16/2021
#448 Mother Of The Year with Ms. Pat, Bob Saget, Rich Vos and Robert Kelly We got a whopper! Comedian and mom Ms Pat join comedian and America’s dad Bob Saget, comedian and dad Rich Vos, comedian and father of a son who loves me more than him Robert Kelly, and fatherless multi-time abortionist, me, as they talk about what it’s like to have and raise a child.
info_outline #447 From Rogan to La Grange with Shane Gillis and Mark Normand 11/09/2021
#447 From Rogan to La Grange with Shane Gillis and Mark Normand Comedian Shane Gillis and Comedian Mark Normand take a ride with me, known child abductor, further and further away from the liberal safety of Austin and closer and closer to the sexy dangers of La Grange.
info_outline #446 Swipe Right If You're Horny with Jared Freid 11/02/2021
#446 Swipe Right If You're Horny with Jared Freid Modern love guru Jared Freid talks to me, a renowned late pull outer, about the dating scene, what can be improved on the apps, his successes, and failures with romance, and his hatred of charcuterie boards.
info_outline #445 My Daddy Was A Mobster with Anthony DeVito 10/25/2021
#445 My Daddy Was A Mobster with Anthony DeVito I talked to Comedian Anthony Devito about finding out his dad was a made guy in the mob before they found him shot many times in the trunk of a car. Also about coming to terms with his dads violent lifestyle and how to articulate it on stage at his solo show this November 13th and Union Hall.
info_outline #444 Rehab with Chloe LaBranche 10/18/2021
#444 Rehab with Chloe LaBranche Recovering coke enthusiast and comedian Chloe LaBranche tells me about all her many trips to rehab. This one was WILD. So many great stories from Chloe about a world that’s waaaay interesting and for some reason never really gets talked about too much. At 16 Chloe lived cooler than I do right now. I'm a dork.
info_outline #443 Can I Get A Witness with Doug Smith 10/11/2021
#443 Can I Get A Witness with Doug Smith Former Jehovah’s Witness Doug Smith and I talk about the Jehovahs. They. Are. Weird. Doug got raised in it when his mom decided some guy at her front door had great points. Parents never run it by their kids when they decide to join some cult. They always just sign everybody up for it without even a chance to weigh in. Anyway, it was a funny discussion of one of the world’s most interesting sects of Christianity.
info_outline #441 Korea Was Hell with Chris Alan 09/27/2021
#441 Korea Was Hell with Chris Alan Comedian and Air Force vet Chris Alan came over to tell me, famous draft dodger, about his time in the armed forces. It’s waaaay different than what you see in movies. It was a funny and super interesting podcast about the gruntwork side of war.
info_outline #440 Avoiding The Conversation with Yannis Pappas 09/13/2021
#440 Avoiding The Conversation with Yannis Pappas Yannis Pappas came over to my house to talk about the greatest baseball game ever attended. But it turns out I'm a terrible podcast host and as much as Yannis tried to get to the topic we agreed on, I just kept missing the hints. So this ended up just being two friends joking around for 3 hours. I mean, you’d think after 10 years this guy would have learned how not to do this. Just real rookie stuff dude. Totally unprofessional.
info_outline #439 Wrecks In Effects with John Hastings 09/06/2021
#439 Wrecks In Effects with John Hastings John Hastings and I talk about car accidents on a fun episode of Skeptic Tank. John has been in a dozen accidents so he’s got a lot of experience. And I have hit and run over 34 people in my life, many of those resulted in fatalities. So I can’t quite fully join in because of an antiquated statute of limitations rule in the state many of these “crimes” took place, but I've still got some stories left over.
info_outline #438 Six Months Of Hating Men with Annie Lederman 08/30/2021
#438 Six Months Of Hating Men with Annie Lederman Annie Lederman tells me about her time as a man-hater. Annie has come out of it since then but she recounts the way she got caught up in a world of despising an entire gender and how she was able to extricate herself from that way of thinking.
info_outline #437 When The Store Had Balls with Eleanor Kerrigan 08/23/2021
#437 When The Store Had Balls with Eleanor Kerrigan Come along with Ari and Eleanor. Two paid regulars who started as non-comedy employees. And listen to some amazing tales of a time and a place long gone. Back when the Store was the place that made me. When the Store had its balls.
info_outline #436 Breastfeeding For Adults with Greg Fitzsimmons 08/16/2021
#436 Breastfeeding For Adults with Greg Fitzsimmons Greg Fitzsimmons and Ari Shaffir go on a deep dive into forbidden acts of love in this public Patreon episode of Ari Shaffir’s Skeptic Tank. The boys, victims of generational inbreeding of different styles, take Patreon submitted stories and questions about trouble with the law which leads them down the taboo road of adult breastfeeding.
info_outline #435 Cockfighter with Rojo Perez 08/09/2021
#435 Cockfighter with Rojo Perez Standup comedian and retired rooster fighter Rojo Perez sits down with Standup comedian and rooster fight enthusiast Ari Shaffir to talk about cockfighting. Futu Manu in Tetum. Pelea De Gallos in Spanish. Probably some other names in other languages.
info_outline #434 Just A Little Bit More Than The Law Will Allow with Steve Rannazzisi 07/26/2021
#434 Just A Little Bit More Than The Law Will Allow with Steve Rannazzisi Star of the League, shoplifter, and standup comedian Steve Rannazzisi talks to tagged stealer of Netflix passwords, and standup comedian Ari Shaffir about breaking the law.
info_outline #433 Anorexics Have Sick Diet Tips with Maddy Smith 07/19/2021
#433 Anorexics Have Sick Diet Tips with Maddy Smith Former fatty and current standup comedian Ari Shaffir talks to world-renowned weight fluctuator and comedian Maddy Smith about her massive weight gains and losses and then gains again and then losses and then pass outs and then weight gains and then anorexia and then back to normal.
info_outline #432 Bark Like A Doggie With Luis J. Gomez 07/12/2021
#432 Bark Like A Doggie With Luis J. Gomez Comedian and homosexual child predator Luis Gomez talks to pot-stirrer and comedian Ari Shaffir about his old days selling comedy tickets to classless tourists in Times Square. The stories were WILD. Stories of sex and violence and an early Kurt Metzger.
info_outline #431 Edibles: This Is How Those Stories Start with Mike Cannon and Brendan Sagalow 07/05/2021
#431 Edibles: This Is How Those Stories Start with Mike Cannon and Brendan Sagalow Space Cakes, Gummies, Brownies, chocolates, and the legendarily deadly Banana Bread. Comedian Brendan’s Sagalow and standup comedian Mile Cannon talk to standup comedian and creator of This is Not Happening Ari Shaffir about the dark arts of the baking world. It was a fun podcast about edible marijuana. You’ll be laughing the whole time.
info_outline #430 Stav Cums On My Tits and Pours Cum Down My Throat: A Relationship Advice Episode with Stavros Halkias 06/22/2021
#430 Stav Cums On My Tits and Pours Cum Down My Throat: A Relationship Advice Episode with Stavros Halkias Host of the Cumtown podcast Stavros Halkias joins standup comedian Ari Shaffir for a relationship and sex advice episode of Skeptic Tank. This is a “Dear Ari” relationship advice episode that’s usually available on Patreon only but in honor of Juneteenth, we’re making this one available to the public.
info_outline #429 Anxiety Ridden Time Bomb of Self Loathing with Big Jay Oakerson 06/15/2021
#429 Anxiety Ridden Time Bomb of Self Loathing with Big Jay Oakerson Standup comedian and host of The Bonfire and Legion of Skanks (in that order) Big Jay Oakerson talks about his struggle with anxiety disorder with comedian and host of nothing Ari Shaffir. Jay really went through it, man. He was fine and then one afternoon, he wasn’t. He couldn’t breathe, he couldn’t think straight, and the walls started crashing in. Ari has always been intrigued by mental disorders and this is the first time he has been able to really take a deep dive into anxiety.
info_outline #428 Crazy Latin Chick with Kim Congdon 06/08/2021
#428 Crazy Latin Chick with Kim Congdon Comedian Kim Congdon is fucking nuts. Standup comedian and your host Ari Shaffir sits down with this crazy Chonga to discuss the origins of the stereotype of the fiery Latin woman and how wild and fun it can be to observe her in action. She has always frightened me with her crazy Puerto Rican-style rage. The intro is live from the Mexico City Central Parque de Perros. Viva Puerto Ricas!
info_outline #427 You're Fired with Graham Kay 06/01/2021
#427 You're Fired with Graham Kay Comedian Graham Kay has been fired more than anyone on Earth. Stand-up comedian Ari Shaffir, fresh off not appearing on the Joe Rogan Experience Podcast for two years and before that losing his own show 'This Is Not Happening,' now sits down with Graham to discuss the many times he’s been fired.
info_outline #426 Beaten By Hecklers: A Patreon Mailbag Episode With Robert Kelly 05/25/2021
#426 Beaten By Hecklers: A Patreon Mailbag Episode With Robert Kelly Standup comedian Robert Kelly and standup comedian Ari Shaffir share their plan for world domination in a public Patreon episode. This is the kind of thing I do all the time on Patreon behind the paywall but I didn’t have a podcast for this week. So my lack of responsibility is your win! Congrats for following a degenerate.
info_outline #425 Garbage People with Kevin Ryan and H. Foley 05/11/2021
#425 Garbage People with Kevin Ryan and H. Foley Comedians Kevin Ryan and H. Foley from the @AreYouGarbage? Comedy Podcast joins standup comedian and your host Ari Shaffir in Kevin’s mom’s basement to talk about what makes someone human trash. The intro was recorded in front of a White Castle because obviously. No podcast has better locations than Ari Shaffir’s Skeptic Tank.
info_outline #424 Road Trip with Mark Normand 05/03/2021
#424 Road Trip with Mark Normand Mark Normand and I take a drivecast down to Pennsylvania for a show at SoulJoel’s Comedy Amphitheater. And we shot the shit the whole drive. I’ve always heard podcasts described as two friends talking in the front seat while you’re listening from the backseat. Well, here we are. An actual conversation from two of your best comedy buddies from the front seat.
info_outline #422 Chinese Circus Freak with Andrea Jones-Rooy 04/12/2021
#422 Chinese Circus Freak with Andrea Jones-Rooy Comedian and Political Scientist Andrea Jones-Rooy came over to talk to standup comedian @Ari Shaffir about her time being a circus performer in Shanghai, China. That is correct. It’s one of the more interesting episodes of Ari Shaffir’s Skeptic Tank you’re ever going to hear.
info_outline #421 There's No Glory Holes For Women with Ian Fidance 04/05/2021
#421 There's No Glory Holes For Women with Ian Fidance Ian Fidance and I took a drive down to New Jersey and talked and laughed about his weird level of sexuality. He’s got some unique views on sex and love and whether or not he’s gay. I assumed he was at least bi but he doesn’t agree.