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The David Steinberg Podcast

The legendary comedian and director, David Steinberg, sits down with comedians, entertainers, and creators to discuss life, art, and comedy.

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#7: Martin Short

Martin Short's comedic talent knows no bounds, he's appeared in everything from SCTV and SNL, to The Three Amigos, to Damages. He sits down to chat with David about his start on The David Steinberg Show, the amazing talent of John Candy, and his desire for an eclectic year of work.


26 Jan 2016

Rank #1

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#11: Mel Brooks

There are no words that do justice to Mel Brooks. If you love comedy, you must know his work from Your Show of Shows to Blazing Saddles and beyond. David and he have a conversation that is truly inside comedy in the best way.


22 Mar 2016

Rank #2

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#2: Kathy Griffin

This week David chats with Kathy Griffin. They talk about her connection to her LGBTQ audience, and delve into how she developed her funny bone through method acting.


1 Dec 2015

Rank #3

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#6: Eugene Levy

His IMDB page goes on for years, and his stories go on longer, but everyone can agree Eugene Levy is hilarious. David sits down with him to chat about how they met, the enigma of Christopher Guest, and working with family on Schitt’s Creek.Visit www.audible.com/steinberg to get a one month free trial and a free audiobook!


12 Jan 2016

Rank #4

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#16: Robert Klein

David catches up with a long time friend, Robert Klein. They cover their roots at Second City, what it's like taking those skills to Broadway, and working with the legendary Burt Reynolds.


31 May 2016

Rank #5

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#10: Chris Elliott

Chris Elliott, just one from a family of comedians, sits down with David to chat about all things funny. They dissect Chris' roots in comedy from his Father to his daughters, what it's like trying to talk to Eugene Levy, and the biggest question: where do you go from here?


8 Mar 2016

Rank #6

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#3: Carl Reiner

One comedy legend on a podcast is great, two is priceless. David sits down with the comedy powerhouse Carl Reiner to discuss the Dick Van Dyke Show, Mel Brooks, a brush with the FBI and so much more.


15 Dec 2015

Rank #7

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#15: Alan Zweibel

This week David and his guest Alan Zweibel (SNL, It's Garry Shandling's Show) dive deep into the history of comedy starting with the Catskill Comedians of the 50s and 60s and leading into the birth of Saturday Night Live.


17 May 2016

Rank #8

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#14: Dave Foley

David is joined by Dave Foley (NewsRadio, The Kids In The Hall) this week. They discuss why it's so hard to get a show made in Canada, their favorite collaboration "The Wrong Guy", and the series of events that lead to NewsRadio.


3 May 2016

Rank #9

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#13: Bob Saget

David sits down with Bob Saget to discuss his newest (but oldest) roll as Danny Tanner on Full House and Fuller House. They touch on the challenges of Broadway, and the many legendary comedians Bob befriended.


19 Apr 2016

Rank #10

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#8: Kevin Nealon

Kevin Nealon, (known for SNL, Weeds, and those Xarelto commercials with Arnold Palmer) sits down with David for a fascinating discussion. They touch on the late Jan Hooks and her struggle with stage fright, what it was like starting stand up comedy in Los Angeles, and much more.


9 Feb 2016

Rank #11

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#12: Phil Rosenthal

David and Phil Rosenthal (Everybody Loves Raymond, I'll Have What Phil's Having) discuss the origins of Everybody Loves Raymond, why some dramatic actors just shouldn't be in TV, and why the 9th Avenue Food Fair is a must see.


5 Apr 2016

Rank #12

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#9: Susie Essman

This week David sits down with the unparalleled Susie Essman (Curb Your Enthusiasm) for a discussion about her depressed family, her start in comedy, and of course a little Curb Your Enthusiasm.


23 Feb 2016

Rank #13

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Teaser: Mel Brooks

Here's a clip from next week's guest, the incomparable Mel Brooks.


15 Mar 2016

Rank #14

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Teaser: Martin Short

Here's a clip from the cutting room floor with next week's guest, Martin Short.


19 Jan 2016

Rank #15