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Daniel Lobell of Comical Radio and This American Life is back once again. This time, he's diving head first into philosophy (a subject he knows little about) with fellow comedians (Marc Maron, Artie Lange, Maria Bamford, Lewis Black, Greg Fitzsimmons, Larry Miller, Reggie Watts etc.) and attempting to find the answers to life's great questions. Even if the questions just lead to more questions, there will be many laughs in between. You can listen and decide: Are comedians really "modern day ...
 
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Daniel and Kylie check in to talk about the riots happening on their block in Los Angeles. He also interviews Al Martin, owner of the Broadway Comedy Club and Greenwich Comedy Club, as well as the founder of New York Comedy Club, one of the places where Daniel started his career. They talk about how the club came to be and where comedy is at nowada…
 
Host Daniel Lobell welcomes back his wife Kylie Ora Lobell to chat with Matty Goldberg about how they met. They remember good times in Brooklyn, talk about the new puppy, and update listeners on their quarantine status. This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp. Go to betterhelp.com/mdp for 10 percent off your first month.…
 
Daniel Lobell and his brother Josh Lobell decided in this episode that they just wanted to cheer people up and make them laugh in this tough time. Knowing that there is no one funnier than their cousin Marc Frame in Scotland, they decide to give a call to talk about everything from dating during quarantine to cooking to comedy to Ralphie May and so…
 
Daniel's wife Kylie Ora Lobell returns to the show to talk about the coronavirus and the impact it's having on their lives. They discuss an unexpected visitor in the backyard, Tiger King, Passover and Easter, and some things they found have made them happy during the quarantine. This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp. For 10% off, go to Bette…
 
Josh Lobell returns to the show to teach Daniel and the listeners how to make a healthy mint chocolate chip smoothie that is both delicious and will hopefully boost your immune system. They also talk about bats, Muppets, and what they've been watching on TV during quarantine. Enjoy!By Daniel Lobell
 
Ashley Blaker join Daniel Lobell in his Edinburgh "Flat" to discuss philosophy from Leo Strauss, UK comedy, Little Britain, working with Joan Rivers, producing for the BBC and being an obsessive Orthodox Jew and UK football fan. Brought to you by Better Help Visit BetterHelp.com/MDP for 10% off your first month (for a limited time only).…
 
Tommy Tiernan and Daniel Lobell get together at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland to talk about everything from Jonathan Winters to growing up in Africa, England, and Ireland to having and raising kids to the philosophy of Albert Einstein. This conversation is a rare and intimate look into the mind of one of the world's greatest comedi…
 
Skyler Stone visited Daniel Lobell at his home studio. The discussion ranges from topics of addiction to acting to reminiscing about their mutual lost friend comedian Ralphie May. They also discuss some of the work of Sylvia Plath, who Alex Fossella picked out. It's a great episode to kick off the new decade. This episode is brought to you by Skill…
 
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 S…
 
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 e…
 
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 …
 
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 al…
 
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 o…
 
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. He stops by to talk to Daniel Lobell about his story, his life after divorce, being a father and to talk about some of the philosophy of Herbert Spencer. Enjoy!…
 
Rabbi Manis Friedman comes over Daniel's house to discuss his new book "The Joy of Intimacy" and some philosophy from Thomas Nagel. The conversation covers his growing up in the Chabad movement and meeting with the esteemed Lubavitcher Rebbe of blessed memory, having Bob Dylan as a congregant of his synagogue and of course the subject of Intimacy.…
 
Celebration of 100 episodes of Modern Day Philosophers with Daniel Lobell. Featuring: Matt Kirshen, Maria Bamford, Bill Burr, Lewis Black, Marc Maron, Carl Reiner, Jackie Mason, Doug Stanhope, Fred Armisen, Brian Regan, Mellisa Villasenior, George Wallace and Shelley Berman. Special appearance from Marc Frame.…
 
Salvador Litvak the great writer, director and host of the Accidental Talmudist sits down with Danny to tell his story of immigrating from Chile, Umbrella Stabbings, Harvard rowing, bad performance art and Mexican weed. They also talk Judaim, the holocaust and of course about the philosopher Alex Fossella picked for them Adam Ferguson. Brought to y…
 
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 g…
 
Tape Face joins Danny Lobell, host of Modern Day Philosophers. America's Got Talent's Tape Face guests on this episode of the show to discuss philosophy from philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville. They talked about the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, protecting your inner child, and the frustrations of social media. Tape Face went to clowning school, where …
 
Jamie Kilstein came over and discussed his longtime friendship with Danny and how the two wound up on very different paths over the years. Jamie addresses the scandal that he found himself caught in and where he was at in that point in life. The two delve into how and why Jamie had gotten there. It's an episode packed with introspection and lots of…
 
Phil Proctor (of the Firesign Theatre) has Danny Lobell over his house in the Canyon to talk about his long exciting and at times Mystical career in the counterculture surrealist comedy group "Firesign Theatre" which put out classic comedy records in the 1960s. They discuss his new book "Where's my fortune cookie", The Manson murders, aliens, self …
 
Baron Vaughn comes by for a very in depth discussion about race, religion, his new album Blaxistential Crisis identity and of course our philosopher who in this case was Simone de Beauvoir. It's a great talk brought to you by the good folks over at The Fake Outrage Report podcast and GreenBlender. Enjoy!…
 
Jenny Zigrino comes by discuss philosophy from Hans-Georg Gadamer. The episode is full of laughs and very sincere moments and covers everything from food to Nazis. This episode is brought to you by: HelloFresh.com and Stand Up! Records Visit HelloFresh.com and use promo code MDP30 for $30 off your first week of meal deliveries. pick up JZ’s new alb…
 
Rob Bell comes over to discuss all things religion spirituality Christianity starting his own church and the philosophy of Richard Dawkins. It's a fascinating and enjoyable talk with a very insightful and different kind a guest then we normally have. Thanks to our Sponsors Stand Up! Records, Centered Health and Hello Fresh for supporting our podcas…
 
Jimeoin and Danny record this episode from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. Great talk about the philosophy of Edmund Burke, and Jimeoin talks about growing up in Ireland and leaving to make his own way in the world and about getting older. Brought to you by Stand Up! Records and Renevatio Credit Enterprises.…
 
Ophira Eisenberg (The Moth, NPR's "Ask Me Another") swings by the studio to talk about philosopher Martin Buber with Danny Lobell. They discuss NYC living, a tragedy that happened to her when she was a child and stayed with her throughout her life, and being a child of old parents and starting parenting at an older age in following with that tradit…
 
Dana Gould talks with Danny from his hotel room in Phoenix Arizona while the two are there for the Bird City Comedy Festival. The two discuss philosophy from Thomas Sowell. The conversation also covers Dana's religious experiences as a kid, his marriage to a high powered executive, Dana's divorce and what his life is like now. This episode is broug…
 
Fred Armisen comes by to discuss the philosophy of Marshall McLuhan as well as his upbringing in Long Island and how he failed as a drummer. Conversation also covers Fred's rise to fame after getting hired for Saturday Night Live and Danny's struggles with trying to become successful. Fred gives Danny great tips on how to do impressions. This episo…
 
Bobcat Goldthwait comes by the Modern Day Philosophers studio to talk with Danny Lobell about the philosophy Jorge Luis Borges. The conversation ranges on topics from the death of Robin Williams and Bobcat's unique friendship with him, why he set The Tonight Show on fire, how he went from an atheist to an agnostic, and why he thinks the worst thing…
 
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