This is a podcast called brock party. I invite over people that are interesting and we get interesting together. My co-hosts are Rick Wood, Rob Ondarza, and Joe Starr. Once a month, we also broadcast Tell & Show from the Lyric Hyperion Theater. This will go on as long as you keep enjoying it, so subscribe and comment on iTunes to keep this going. Click Here!
Episode 25: Megan Rosenbloom
Medical librarian and death proponent Megan Rosenbloom stops by to talk with Brock, Rick, and Rob about NPR, 9/11, accepting death, celebrating death, @subatomiccowboy, human skulls, Death Salon, reality shows, biodegradable body suits, The Order of the Good Death, illegal funerals, hot morticians, gay dance clubs, sad mortuary animals, Frankenstein’s dildo, Jill Tracy, and so much more.
Episode 24: Matt Monroe
Comedian Matt Monroe stops by to talk with Brock, Rob, and Joe about parking rage, Denver, Christine (the worst person in the world), forgotten phone numbers, kidnappings, Ryan Gosling, a German DJ, older closers, Seattle, flirting his way into a museum, and so much more.
Episode 23: Tell & Show November 4th
For the One Year Anniversary of Tell & Show we had a really incredible night, co-hosted by Nerdist’s Kyle Clark. Allison Goertz (Cossbysweater), Jan Davidson, Scout Durwood, Andy Peters, Grant Lyon, Joe Kwaczala, Greg Edwards, Ian Karmel, Ron Funches, and Sabrina Cognata brought some surprise guests (including two puppies) and made for one of our best shows yet. Give it a listen!
Episode 22: Adam Cozens & Are You Afraid Of The Drunk?
Comedian and writer Adam Cozens stops by to talk with Brock, Rob, and Todd about The Birthday Boys, his recent engagement, and much more. Then we play six rounds of the drinking game Are You Afraid Of The Drunk? with a room full friends. Listen in as we get progressively more bad at word speaking!
Episode 21: Amy Spalding
Author and performer Amy Spalding stops by to talk with Brock, Rick, and Rob about The Reece Malcolm List, Ink is Thicker Than Water, Horror Nights, consensual cat sex, stalking teenagers for research, YA novels, never owning property, and so much more.
Episode 20: Virginia Jones
Gothic hero and comedian Virginia Jones stops by to talk with Brock, Joe, Rick, Rob, and Todd in the middle of the desert. Topics discussed include whatever was said while we were drunk because we were drunk and I’m afraid to listen to it so please enjoy.
Episode 19: Tell & Show October 7th
Brock and Rick host a monthly show at the Lyric Hyperion Theater in LA, where each comic on the lineup brings a secret guest to perform with them, and not even the hosts know what kind of madness will occur. The October show featured Brock’s album release (Crime Travel), Joe Starr celebrating his album release (Heroic Effort) w/ accompaniment by Rick Wood on piano, Adam Cozens watching a short film in a round with the director, Virginia Jones being sultry with basslines by Brock Wilbur, Chuck Watkins and his alter ego performing a song from a soundtrack to an 80s cop film that doesn’t exist, Klee Wiggins and her nitroglycerine from a German sex-tourist drugging, Dave Clay and friends juggling, and Paige Weldon divvying up ex-boyfriend items to the audience, and much more.
Episode 18: Tanya Knox
Therapist and comedian Tanya Knox stops by to talk with Brock, Joe, and Rob about maybe giving birth on the show, booze, SNL, Sutter Home, bad parenting, Amanda Bynes, Boards of Canada, The SixtyNineties, and so much more. Also, Brock’s album CRIME TRAVEL and Joe’s album HEROIC EFFORT are both for sale now!
Episode 17: Amanda Pendolino
Screenwriter and professional reader Amanda Pendolino stops by to talk with Brock, Rick, and Rob about drinking, mushrooms, good TV, bad scripts, thinspiration, Mike Lawrence on Conan, David Caruso, The Go-Gos, Vine, Stories We Tell, and so much more.
Episode 16: Jon Schnepp
Director Jon Schnepp stops by to talk with Brock, Rick, Rob, and Joe about Metalocalypse, Venture Bros, The Removers, Club Dead, Space Ghost, Adult Swim, Devo, The Death Of Superman Lives, ABCs of Death, the cancelled Metalocalypse video game, comic books, being a goddamned hero, and so much more. Catch Jon doing a panel and premiering new footage at the Comikaze Expo in November.
Episode 15: Tell & Show September 2nd
Brock and Rick host a monthly show at the Lyric Hyperion Theater in LA, where each comic on the lineup brings a secret guest to perform with them, and not even the hosts know what kind of madness will occur. The Labor Day show featured Lizzy Cooperman (visiting with the spirits; Jim Hegarty), Louis Peitzman (in a bad-date-off), Dave Rankin (freestyle rap competition), Hampton Yount (with guest Rob Gleeson), Emily Maya Mills (and puppy), Georgea Brooks (drunken simultaneous debate with Shawn Pearlman), Dave Sirus (and a fortune teller heckler), Hilary Adams (with a live band dispensing rap advice).
Episode 14: Megan Duffy & Bill Watterson
Actress and tiny human Megan Duffy stops by to talk with Brock, Rob, and Rick about drinking games, Disneyland, kitchen violence, the Maniac remake, Torchwood: Miracle Day, bacon, Burger King, getting choked during sex by Elijah Wood (everyone’s dream job), and 20 minute dance breaks. Then, Brock interviews Bill Watterson (lead actor of the video games Lost Planet 3 and LA Noire) at The W Hotel about rock bands, Curb Your Enthusiasm, cryptic tea pyramids, and more.
Episode 13: James Cullen Bressack & Chuck Pappas
Horror director James Cullen Bressack and actor/DP Chuck Pappas stop by to talk with Brock, Rob, and Joe Starr about location scouting, shooting on an iPhone 5, Nazi rentals, 13-13-13, Sharknado, Escape From Tomorrow, Plants Vs. Zombies 2, Miike, Vicious Dogs, Darkest of Days, To Jennifer, The Happening, Anthropophobia, a stolen oxygen machine, a found-footage Civil War film, and doing massive amounts of party drugs at fourteen.
Episode 12: Dave Schilling
VICE editor and comedian Dave Schilling stops by to talk with Brock, Rick, and Rob about sex, sexuality, his recent engagement (sexual), video games (not sexual), masturbation (obvi sexual), Letters From My Therapist, Nothing (a comedy show), Entitlement (another more “real” comedy show), dead dads (not sexual), and much much more (sexual).
Episode 11: Adam Cayton-Holland & The Canyons
Comedian and actor Adam Cayton-Holland stops by to talk with Brock, Rick, and Monika about dog foreskins, Denver, The Grawlix, Those Who Can’t, America, comedy problems, hunting humans for sport, Kitchen Nightmares, numbers stations, Marc Maronization, Bryan Cook, Meltdown, piss, Andrew Dice Clay, and so much more. Then, Brock & Rob watch The Canyons.
Episode 10: Tell & Show August 5th
Brock and Rick host a monthly show at the Lyric Hyperion Theater in LA, where each comic on the lineup brings a secret guest to perform with them, and not even the hosts know what kind of madness will occur. Tonight’s show featured Jay Weingarten (and a Craigslist hookup), Sofiya Alexandra (and a dance party), Will Weldon (and the return of Emily Faye), Melissa Villasenor (and her travel companion with arm freckles), Diana De Luna (and a tap dancing clown), Allen Strickland Williams (and casual party dialogue with James Fritz), Hana Michels (and her sex heckler), and Andy Sell (with both a hug competition and special guest Ashley Flowers).
Episode 9: Brandie Posey
Writer and comedian Brandie Posey stops by to talk with Brock, Rick, and Rob about Brendan McGowan, PBR, fiery Latin tempers, Lady to Lady, ICP, camping, the comedy albums of President Lyndon B. Johnson, breast reduction surgery, the cinema of Jim Carrey, feet, President Bill Clinton, watching movies with your grandparents, and so much more.
Episode 8: Sabrina Cognata
Writer and party monster Sabrina Cognata stops by to chat with Brock, Rick, and Rob about a great number of things, none of which would be appropriate to list here.
Episode 7: Sofiya Alexandra
Writer and comedian Sofiya Alexandra stops by to talk with Brock, Rick, and Rob about Surprise!, the lottery, poverty, Godzilla, touring, Pi, sleeping ass to ass with Brock, death, attractive people being attractive, and Rick turning 30.
Episode 6: Todd Masterson
Fashion Police writer (striking) and standup comedian Todd Masterson stops by to talk with Brock, Rick, and Rob about dating Rob, casting disasters, Joan Rivers, DOMA, skateboards, Christmas Tree Juice (gin), The Last of Us, sweet tea, science, secrets, apples, and so much more!
Episode 5: Tell & Show July 1st
Brock and Rick host a monthly show at the Lyric Hyperion Theater in LA, where each comic on the lineup brings a secret guest to perform with them, and not even the hosts know what kind of madness will occur. Tonight’s show featured Kevin Hawkins (and the entire LA alt comedy scene), Stephanie Mickus, Robert Buscemi, Jackie Kashian, Bobbie Oliver, Matt McCarthy, Joe Starr, Razzle Dangerously, and all of their special guests!
Episode 4: Monika Scott
Standup comic and KCRW Producer Monika Scott chats with Brock, Rick, and Rob about surviving the shooting at Santa Monica Community College, fighting your audience, conspiracy theories, Nazis, heckling, Xbox One, getting punched in the face by both life and muggers. This one is pretty damn great.
Episode 3: Christopher Floyd
Video game designer and critic Christopher Floyd chats with Brock, Rick, and Rob about E3, Google Glass, dads, Muse, America, Jasper Byrne, cupcakes, next generation consoles, and most importantly: drugs.
Episode 2: Roger Wodehouse
Androgynous glam-rock icon Roger Wodehouse talks with Brock, Rick, and Rob about his BBC children’s show “Roger Wodehouse’s Androgymnasium”, a longstanding feud with David Bowie, the joys of Africa, and much, much more. Please note: there are some awkward pauses in this show where Roger was seducing the co-hosts and we weren’t sure how to edit around that.
Episode 1: Brandon Baruch
Brandon Baruch, LA’s finest stage lighting designer and author of the Fringe Festival Play “Me Love Me” sits down with Brock, Rick, and Rob to discuss his straight men, gay men, and the “catch and release” program by which he converts people both ways.