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Jo Firestone

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37. Jo Firestone: Onomatopizza and the Fyrestone Fest

Mike Birbiglia's Working It Out

In anticipation of this week’s “Worldwide Comedy Pizza Party” Mike welcomes one of the most uniquely funny people alive and the two comics go deep on deep dish. Jo explains her controversial take on eating pizza crust first and builds on Mike’s already over the top “onomatopizza” pun. Along the way Jo tells the story of the time she put on a comedy festival at a carwash at 8 o’clock in the morning and why she ordered 30 pizzas for the audience. Podcast is served. https://www.iamwomankind.org/


12 Apr 2021

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Episode 7: Competition with Jo Firestone

Should I Get Bangs?

Comedian Jo Firestone opens up about how competition makes her feel bad. Jo & Giulia also discuss high school friendship wounds and their shared love of Tara Brach. Plus a special appearance by Jo's dog!Where to find guests:Jo on Instagram @yoyofirestoneGiulia on Twitter @giuliarozzi & Instagram @msgiuliarozzi Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


11 Mar 2021

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str8 ppl : s5 e1 Jo Firestone And The Power Of Straight Sense Memory

str8 ppl (STRAIGHT PEOPLE) with Ian Aber

Jo Firestone is a comedian whose work can be seen on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Joe Pera Talks With You, High Maintenance, Shrill, and more. She can be heard on Maximum Fun’s Dr. Gameshow, a podcast she co-hosts with Manolo Moreno and Comedy Central’s “Everyday Decisions,” a podcast she hosts all alone. Her album, "The Hits" is available on Comedy Central Records, and if you like puns, check out “Punderdome: A Card Game for Pun Lovers.” She is very willing to work with animals please consider her for animal work. 


25 Feb 2021

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‘Mars Attacks!’ with Jo Firestone

Switchblade Sisters

This week we are joined by the wonderful Jo Firestone. She’s a comedian, whose writing can be seen on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. You can see her in front of the camera as Sarah Connor, the doomsday prepping band teacher on Joe Pera Talks with You. Or you can hear her on Maximum Fun’s own Dr. Gameshow. But on this episode, she is here to talk about the magnificent Mars Attacks! She and April discuss the important things, like Lisa Marie’s “Sexy Alien” character, and how Jo used to want to work at Hooters. Plus, Jo talks about how a lack of funds on a project can foster a more creative environment. And, she explains the strange experience of running into The Backstreet Boys while they were dressed as chickens on The Tonight Show.You can watch Rate The Cookie on Adult Swim now.Also, please consider financially supporting our show by becoming a Maximum Fun member at Maximumfun.org/joinIf you haven’t seen Mars Attacks! – move it!With April Wolfe and Jo Firestone.


18 Feb 2021

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Make My Day Episode 43: These Teeth Are From Me with Jo Firestone and Chris Duffy

Make My Day with Josh Gondelman

EPISODE SUMMARY:Jo Firestone (Dr. Gameshow, Rate the Cookie) and Chris Duffy (How To Be A Better Human) compete to cheer Josh up. Jo and Chris team up to figure out how animals could be improved in a game of Plan It, Earth. Then the two donate their grand prize winnings to the Ali Forney Center and the LA Community Action Network respectively. Plus, pep talks for seeing eye dogs, hand cream, and fire extinguishers!Listen to Chris's new podcast How To Be A Better Human:https://www.ted.com/podcasts/how-to-be-a-better-human Listen to Jo's podcast Dr. Gameshow: https://maximumfun.org/podcasts/dr-gameshow/Donate to the LA Community Action Network:https://cangress.org/donate/Donate to the Ali Forney Center: https://aliforneycenter.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donate.event&eventID=1 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


9 Feb 2021

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Puddles #82 - Jo Firestone

Puddles with Andrew Collin

Comedian Andrew Collin is joined by Jo Firestone from Jimmy Fallon and Joe Pera Talks with You. We discuss different lotions, dealing with failure, and having a rescue dog that bites.    Follow the Show    Andrew Collin https://www.instagram.com/andrewtcollin​   Ashley Hesseltine https://www.instagram.com/ashhess​   Becky Rodriguez (Producer) https://www.instagram.com/humanplac3s/​   Tanner (Editor) lilkinky.com Intro Song By E.J. Glaser

1hr 31mins

2 Feb 2021

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34 - Night Sweats (w/ Jo Firestone)

Loud About Nothing

The very hilarious comedian Jo Firestone (@yoyofirestone) joins the podcast this week.  They talk about supersoaking their sadness into silliness.  They debate boxed cake vs icing and Robbie has no idea what boxed cake is.  Jo needs help from the listeners in making a warm smoothie.  Jo gets loud about night sweats and her and Sebastian share nightmare stories from when they were younger.  Sebastian confuses Jo's name with something else but they end strong with some sleeping advice. Follow us on social media @yoyofirestone @sebastianconelli @robbienunes @loudaboutnothing


22 Jan 2021

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Reality Blows

On today’s episode, Nick and Ash talk about broken iPhones, the urge to spend cash money, and online auctions. Plus, a super fun convo with comedian and dear friend, Jo Firestone, about Lifetime’s Married At First Sight. If you want to watch the chat with Jo, it’s available on our new YouTube page, link below. YOUTUBE: https://youtube.com/channel/UCdq7TEEsGTxtihWYWb3xK0QRealityBlowsPodcast@gmail.com@RealityBlowsPod@AshleyBRobertsIG:NickMaritato

1hr 33mins

11 Jan 2021

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Phoning It In 2: Jo Firestone

LIVE: From Gilead Chicago

Phoning It In is BACK. More inspiring conversations with people we didn’t think would say yes. Perfect for the bullshit that is pandemic-era zoom church. Join us every other week this summer to hear from amazing guests about what inspires them, keeps them going, allows them to keep creating — especially when they’ve already done so much.. Especially on Dr. Gameshow, she invites, or allows for, a certain kind of chaos that feels, shall we say, familiar. Vince can’t wait to interview her.The series wraps up this year on August 23 with Jo Firestone, a comedian whose work can be seen on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Joe Pera Talks With You, High Maintenance, Shrill, The Chris Gethard Show, and more. She can be heard on Maximum Fun’s Dr. Gameshow, a podcast she co-hosts with Manolo Moreno and Comedy Central’s “Everyday Decisions,” a podcast she hosts all alone. You may also recognize her from Broad City or evenThe Paper MacheteInvite your comedy friends, your chaos-fan friends, and share the link with ‘em. (You’ll find it in your weekly email.) If you msg us in a way that doesn't seem troll-y or Zoom bomb-y, we'll also just give it to you.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gilead-chicago/support


12 Nov 2020

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Aparna Nancherla and Jo Firestone

Couples Therapy

GOOD VIBES ONLY! Yes, frenz, with the anxiety of the election descending upon us like a swarm of locusts, we decided to convene a roundtable of fun with our pals Jo Firestone (Dr. Gameshow, Joe Pera Talks With You) and Aparna Nancherla (Corporate, BoJack Horseman) with the express purpose of giving you a good time to take your minds off of whatever the fuck is happening electorally at this very moment. And from top to bottom, this one is just GOOD VIBES ONLY! Find us on IG or Twitter! And you can support the show on Patreon or with a t-shirt and watch us every Wednesday on Twitch!  This week though, we're doing a special show TODAY on election day to keep your brain occupied. Watch us at 1pm PST/4pm EST as part of Vote. No Joke.!See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 10mins

3 Nov 2020