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Yakov Smirnoff

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Yakov Smirnoff - Happily Ever Laughter

Unlimited Life with Nicole Brandon

Famous comedian Yakov Smirnoff shares his humorous secret to leading a happily ever laughter life. Happily Ever Laughter, Comedy, Famous Comedian, Russia, Russian comedian, Branson, Branson Missouri, The Tonight Show, Ronald Reagan, Robin Williams, Coming to America, What a Country, Smirnoff, Smirnoff Vodka, Comedy Store, Laugh Factory, PBS, HBO, Artist, Painter, Professor, Doctor, Doctorate, Pepperdine, Immigrant, Andrew Dice Clay, Moscow and the Hudson, Buckaroo Banzai, Bruster's Millions, Money Pit, Night Court, NicoleBrandonWorldwide, DreamLife


13 Aug 2021

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"From Russia with Laughs" Interview w/ Famous Russian Comic Yakov Smirnoff Show #68

Standup Comedy "Your Host and MC"

"Wow" this was a fun interview, Yakov Smirnoff was relaxing in Bali, and got on the phone with me to share stories from all our years working together. He has gone on to have a Doctorate in Psychology and continues to entertain millions from his own theater in Branson Missouri .We had a nice chat and then I found an old recording of a song he released in the late 80's called "What A Country" (his catch phrase) and it is full of jokes... Enjoy!He did really great standup comedy.


6 Jun 2021

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Yakov Smirnoff ran into Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock

Daily Comedy News: a podcast about comedians

In Soviet Union, Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock run into you! Well, it happens in Los Angeles, and not to you, but to Yakov Smirnoff.Seth Rogan on Cancel Culture.Brendan Schaub something something NFTs, I lost interest halfway through the story.The Scooby-Doo Reunion special does not sound horrible!Up Dating sounds like a fun night out.


5 Jun 2021

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"Audience of One" Yakov Smirnoff Bonus Show #12

Standup Comedy "Your Host and MC"

Famous Russian Comic, and good Friend, Yakov Smirnoff shares a true and funny story about when he was trying to get into America. Short and Funny (not Yakov) this Bonus Episode is loads of fun!


21 Apr 2021

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What a Country!: The Story of Yakov Smirnoff

The Everything '80s Podcast

In Soviet Russia, podcast listen to you! Today, we are looking back on the career of the great Yakov Smirnoff. I was a huge fan of his and the story of his life is pretty astonishing. We'll look at how he was able to break free from the Soviet Union, dealing with a real-life Minister of Jokes, his rise to fame in America, and how it almost all disappeared at the collapse of the Soviet Union. We may also get a message from him at the end... Show Notes: Yakov Smirnoff Support the Show: Patreon.com/80s


24 Mar 2021

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Best Of The Aware Show with Yakov Smirnoff:  Happily Ever Laughter

The Aware Show

Ready for a good laugh?  Then tune in to today’s show because the fabulous Russian comedian Yakov Smirnoff will be joining Lisa. Yakov has been a mainstay in the entertainment scene since the late 1970s. He’s been a popular guest on numerous national TV shows and co-starred in numerous movies. Since 1992, he has performed in his own theater in Branson, Missouri.  In his newest endeavor, “The Happily Ever Laughter Tour,” he is taking his comedy to a new level to showcase laughter’s effects on relationships and envisions a world where sadness and tears are replaced with love and laughter.  They'll talk about his journey to fame, the role of humor in our lives, and the 9/11 mural he painted in honor of the tragedy. More info at https://yakov.com/


14 Jan 2021

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Why? Episode 110- Comedian Yakov Smirnoff (Bonus!)

Why? The Podcast

What a country!As votes are being counted, we thought we could all use a little distraction and a little optimism as the US undergoes this most American of processes- the presidential election.Comedian Yakov Smirnoff grew up in Ukraine and found success on the comedy stages of America, performing for Johnny Carson, US Presidents and he had his own sitcom. His unique insight into the differences in cultures made him a unique voice in stand-up during its heyday in the 1980s.For more information on Yakov, you can visit his website or follow him on Twitter.


4 Nov 2020

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Yakov Smirnoff - So Much More Than A Comedian

Big Impact Radio

Welcome to the Big Impact Ep 190 and our conversation with legendary comedian, Yakov Smirnoff. Recorded on location in Yakov's Branson, Missouri theater, we explore his love of America, art, and his unique journey to a career that continues to thrive. If you love America, you'll love this interview! BECOME A BIG IMPACT "INSIDER" You can now share a MONTHLY gift via PATREON  or make a ONE TIME donation via PAYPAL Your support helps cover our production and hosting costs as we continue to present positive, inspiring, interesting interviews every week. Thank you for being part of the Big Impact Insiders and helping us inject positive content into the culture. SUBSCRIBE to the Big Impact Podcast Apple - Google - Stitcher - Spotify - iHeart


14 Oct 2020

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Variety Pack of Dave Chappelle, Hannibal Buress, Kyle Kinane and Yakov Smirnoff news

Daily Comedy News: a podcast about comedians

A good review of Hannibal Buress' special feeling out of time. Samantha Bee on if comedy can affect politics. A Ren & Stimpy documentary! More Emmy nominations


30 Jul 2020

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Episode 3: One Team/Two Station Wagons; Coaches of the Big Sky and Yakov Smirnoff

Dean's List - Fractured Fairy Tales from Bobcat History

As we all shelter indoors, Deano reminds us that staying in the house is probably still cozier than cramming into a rented 1974 station wagon with an entire basketball team, their luggage, and Hank Anderson's nickel cigars.  In Episode 3 we discuss a long line of Bobcat basketball coaches, as well as revisit some of the sideline luminaries who got their start in the Big Sky. Dean gives us a front-row seat for some of the league's finest sideline tantrums, and a memorable night for a Portland opera diva. By request we discuss some of the finest hairstyles in Bobcat hoops history, Dr. Doom's sweet ride, and Jeff Riggs' pet pig. Download for the Yakov Smirnoff cameo, and stick around to hear about my nearly 80-year old dad beating up a rock star. Dean and I appreciate every download, and if you have half as much fun listening to it as we do recording it then it will have been well worth your while. Stay safe... ka


3 Apr 2020