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What's going on, Internet!? Prepare for some of the most insane rambling about everything from life, to sex, to what passes for 21st-century Internet culture. Your aural canals are ours, and we're filling them with nonsense -- courtesy of hosts Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville. BRAAAP BRAAAP! New episode every Friday afternoon!

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What's going on, Internet!? Prepare for some of the most insane rambling about everything from life, to sex, to what passes for 21st-century Internet culture. Your aural canals are ours, and we're filling them with nonsense -- courtesy of hosts Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville. BRAAAP BRAAAP! New episode every Friday afternoon!

iTunes Ratings

2894 Ratings
Average Ratings
2661
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37
40
88

Smity541

By GameSmith541 - Mar 13 2019
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These guys are hilarious. Thanks for all the laughs

Awesome show

By Lou. : ) - Feb 08 2019
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From downtown Los Angeles take 10 fwy west for 14 miles to reach Santa Monica pier..

iTunes Ratings

2894 Ratings
Average Ratings
2661
68
37
40
88

Smity541

By GameSmith541 - Mar 13 2019
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These guys are hilarious. Thanks for all the laughs

Awesome show

By Lou. : ) - Feb 08 2019
Read more
From downtown Los Angeles take 10 fwy west for 14 miles to reach Santa Monica pier..
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The Comedy Button

Latest release on Jan 24, 2020

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What's going on, Internet!? Prepare for some of the most insane rambling about everything from life, to sex, to what passes for 21st-century Internet culture. Your aural canals are ours, and we're filling them with nonsense -- courtesy of hosts Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville. BRAAAP BRAAAP! New episode every Friday afternoon!

Rank #1: The Comedy Button: Episode 108

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We're joined by a couple of awesome IGN editors to talk about life as an extra in the movie biz, Ryan's new Ranger Smith look, Midwestern values, the horrors of Culver's, BuzzFeed's terrible ideas for Christmas pumpkins, the 1994 Academy Awards, the art of manscaping, amazing listener emails with terrible endings, banging out with dead bodies in the house, and the importance of referential humor. Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, and Ryan Scott, with special guests Andrew Goldfarb and Marty Sliva.

Dec 20 2013

1hr 26mins

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Rank #2: The Comedy Button: Episode 408

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Brian has a wardrobe malfunction at a video game event, Max debates the merits of owning chickens, and Ryan is bad at Twitch. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Oct 25 2019

55mins

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Rank #3: The Comedy Button: Episode 116

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This week, amid our stories of accidental racism and Chris Farley sightings, one Comedy Button cast member unveils his grand plan for creating a home cockpit chair. Just in case you didn't know, that's not even a single full step shy of owning a race car bed. Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Feb 28 2014

1hr 9mins

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Rank #4: The Comedy Button: Episode 285

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Little-known fact: 1705 was a great year. We wouldn't believe it either, if we hadn't just made that up. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Jun 16 2017

1hr 2mins

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Rank #5: The Comedy Button: Episode 68

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This week, we ask Ryan how his life is going, discuss our hatred of dolphins, beg for some horribly cooked food, discover the coolest book ever, read corny jokes for blind people, fix our cars like real men, deal with a coffee conundrum, and pit crappy cereal mascots against one another. Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Mar 08 2013

50mins

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Rank #6: The Comedy Button: Episode 330

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Our pal Seth Macy gives us the inside scoop on living in Maine: The Stephen King State, the eldritch horror of relaxing island life, running a fake news site, and why he paid $600 to watch Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 in theaters. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with special guest Seth Macy.

Apr 27 2018

1hr 13mins

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Rank #7: The Comedy Button: Episode 329

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This week, we discuss the sexiest movies of all time according to clickbait robots, awful reality shows, guilty pleasures, problematic faves, and dogs. Look, we let Ryan host again, so it's a big mess. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with special guest Kristin Van De Yar.

Apr 20 2018

1hr 9mins

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Rank #8: The Comedy Button: Episode 220

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We pretend to be cavemen that have to hunt for our own food with a tennis racket, learn we don't know anything about Russia, and wonder if those damn teens will end up being nostalgic for Shrek. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Mar 11 2016

1hr 8mins

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Rank #9: The Comedy Button: Episode 134

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Special guest Colin Moriarty joins us to talk about how you're not really east coast unless you've had a near-death experience at actual real-world New Jersey nightmare factory Action Park. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with special guest Colin Moriarty.

Jul 03 2014

1hr 19mins

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Rank #10: The Comedy Button: Episode 221

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Comedian and Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon writer Mike Drucker joins us to discuss the fake history of the world's worst musical instrument, how to deal with a commute full of crazy people, and getting a massage from a sloth. Then, Scott finally visits a country other than America, only to realize that he never should have left. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with special guest Mike Drucker.

Mar 18 2016

1hr 8mins

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Rank #11: The Comedy Button: Episode 100

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In this 100th episode semi-spectacular, we count our blessings, weigh time spent playing video games vs. watching porn, discuss classy erotica habits, wonder if the cobra in our cobra booze is still alive, whine about public transportation, play "IKEA or Death Metal Band," talk fashion, break down our 6th grade sex lives, go all-in on guest Greg Miller's hard-won battle against cancer, reminisce about the dumb X-Men cartoon, and ponder how to get free beef jerky. Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with special guest Greg Miller.

Oct 25 2013

1hr 26mins

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Rank #12: The Comedy Button: Episode 413

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It's a Thanksgiving miracle with the Comedy Button! This week, we talk about the worst food we've ever eaten, and all sorts of other goofs, guffaws, and hijinks that will drown out the sounds of your own family gathering! Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Nov 29 2019

58mins

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Rank #13: The Comedy Button: Episode 217

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Anthony has started up a bad bromance with returning guest host Jared Petty, who conjures up some old southern twang to tells us some tales. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with special guest Jared Petty.

Feb 19 2016

1hr 12mins

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Rank #14: The Comedy Button: Episode 200

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The Boozeocalypse. The Alcoholocaust. Hurl Harbor. Wine/11. Whatever you want to call it, it's our long-awaited 200th episode spectacular, and we're getting trashed on some of the most terrible liquor in the world, sent to us by you -- our adoring fans. It was painful, it was miserable, and we love you all for it. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with a special appearance by Bill Zoeker.

Oct 23 2015

1hr 41mins

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Rank #15: The Best of the Comedy Button: 2015 Edition

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Need some laughs? Try this collection of the Comedy Button's best bits on for size, and we guarantee that we'll brighten your day -- and maybe even draw some puzzled looks from your friends, loved ones, and/or complete strangers while you laugh your head off at our nonsense. And this is just what we've been able to fit in from our past year's worth of episodes. Welcome to your favorite weekly comedy podcast! Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Jul 10 2015

2hr 8mins

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Rank #16: The Comedy Button: Episode 224

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When our wives get together, they talk about actual things, while (presumably) plotting against us. When we get together, we talk about rat deathmatches and two-donged men. All is right with the world. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Apr 08 2016

1hr 14mins

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Rank #17: The Comedy Button: Episode 227

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It's historical fact week! Did you know that ninjas used cat
eyes to tell time? Or that cowboys used to have to get... creative
in how they visualized landmarks, while they were spending some
quality alone-time? We wouldn't believe these things ourselves, if
we hadn't just made them up! Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley,
Anthony Gallegos, and Max Scoville.

Apr 29 2016

1hr 9mins

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Rank #18: The Comedy Button: Episode 216

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We don't understand YouTube. Or the Internet. Or modern dating. Or anything, really. Send help! Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with special guest Marty Sliva.

Feb 12 2016

1hr 15mins

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Rank #19: The Comedy Button: Episode 125

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None of these things are good ideas: powdered alcohol, throwing a dead cobra on the street, buying makeup that's sponsored by fictional characters, and keeping in touch with your old stupid classmates. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

May 02 2014

51mins

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Rank #20: The Comedy Button: Episode 409

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On this very special Halloween episode, Jared Petty joins us to talk about our favorite Halloween candy, Easter candy, Christmas candy, perennial non-denominational candy, and delight in our spooky stories -- like the time Scott's dad caught him touching himself while watching Hocus Pocus. Starring Scott Bromley, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with special guest Jared Petty.

Nov 01 2019

1hr 8mins

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The Comedy Button: Episode 421

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Scott injured his ball (again), he loves disgusting Jelly Belly flavors, and he's a real stinky boy. We don't know why we keep putting up with him! Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, and Max Scoville.

Jan 24 2020

1hr 1min

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The Comedy Button: Episode 420

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Max shares his disgusting fondness for gross anchovies on pizza like a sick dirty man, we all try to remember the last time we ate a frozen TV dinner, and Scott goes just a little bit overboard with arcade game sound effects. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Jan 17 2020

54mins

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The Comedy Button: Episode 419

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Journey with us whiz in the world's most hilariously-named lake, check out some front butts, and cool off with a refreshing trenta cinnamon water with extra whip. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Jan 10 2020

1hr

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The Comedy Button: Episode 418

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To ring in the new year, we eat packaged Japanese fish that tastes like pizza, and discover when we first knew we were idiots. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Jan 03 2020

57mins

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The Comedy Button: Episode 417

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Celebrate the end of the year with a bowl of liquor from our favorite weird bar, enjoy our new show "Will Ryan's Dog Eat More Things Than Ryan?" and learn some true facts about astronauts. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Dec 27 2019

1hr 1min

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The Comedy Button: Episode 416

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The interminable year known as "2019" is finally coming to an end, and Max and Brian are drunk in an abandoned conference room at work to tell you about cookie exchanges, getting fat for the holidays, why they think Playmobil is popular in Maine, their love for stupid criminals, how the kid from Flight of the Navigator turned to armed robbery, Lorena Bobbitt, and why you should be careful if you drive a green Hyundai. Starring Brian Altano and Max Scoville.

Dec 20 2019

50mins

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The Comedy Button: Episode 415

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It's animal week on the Comedy Button: Brian made his family get a Christmas goose, horses wearing flippers are making the Internet great again, and Animorphs can move the heck over to make room for MIDDLEMORPHS! Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, and Max Scoville.

Dec 13 2019

52mins

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The Comedy Button: Episode 414

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Good news, everyone: 10 years in, we're still the #1 show, in all categories, everywhere. Well, except that Scott's gone and made a TV show, so that may be what finally knocks us down to #2 in the vaunted Star Wars Game Shows podcast category, where we have run unopposed since 1987. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, and Max Scoville.

Dec 06 2019

59mins

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The Comedy Button: Episode 413

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It's a Thanksgiving miracle with the Comedy Button! This week, we talk about the worst food we've ever eaten, and all sorts of other goofs, guffaws, and hijinks that will drown out the sounds of your own family gathering! Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Nov 29 2019

58mins

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The Comedy Button: Episode 412

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Jack DeVries is back once again, and we've all had several wine spritzers. We discuss what our spirit fast food restaurants are, the most embarrassing clothes we wore in middle school, our self-care routines, and Bloodborne. Starring Brian Altano, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with special guest Jack DeVries.

Nov 22 2019

1hr 8mins

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The Comedy Button: Episode 411

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Jack DeVries joins us to discuss the X-Men, the 1997 Kevin Kline film "In and Out," who Kevin Kline is married to in real life, WikiFeet, the WikiFeet gift shop, and our favorite hard AND soft desserts. Starring Brian Altano, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with special guest Jack DeVries.

Nov 15 2019

1hr 2mins

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The Comedy Button: Episode 410

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This week, we're joined by legendary chatterbox and walking almanac Jared Petty, so in lieu of asking him questions, we're just feeding him listener-submitted keywords and seeing what trivia, anecdotes, or confessions he conjures up. Topics include earwax, fireworks, Gashapon machines, and discontinued Planters snack food P.B. Crisp -- the last of which somehow devolves into a dissection of the relevance of Ian Fleming's James Bond novels in the 21st century. Starring Scott Bromley, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with special guest Jared Petty.

Nov 08 2019

1hr 7mins

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The Comedy Button: Episode 409

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On this very special Halloween episode, Jared Petty joins us to talk about our favorite Halloween candy, Easter candy, Christmas candy, perennial non-denominational candy, and delight in our spooky stories -- like the time Scott's dad caught him touching himself while watching Hocus Pocus. Starring Scott Bromley, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with special guest Jared Petty.

Nov 01 2019

1hr 8mins

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The Comedy Button: Episode 408

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Brian has a wardrobe malfunction at a video game event, Max debates the merits of owning chickens, and Ryan is bad at Twitch. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Oct 25 2019

55mins

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The Comedy Button: Episode 407

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It's just Max and Scott this week, so they imagine what they would have changed about their early 20s, and debate whether it would be better to eat chocolate-flavored poo or vice versa. Yeah, we get up to some weird nonsense when we're left alone-ish. Starring Scott Bromley and Max Scoville.

Oct 18 2019

59mins

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The Comedy Button: Episode 406

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Scott's better half, Stacey, joins us for the first time ever. What more could you ask for?! Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with special guest Stacey Bromley.

Oct 11 2019

1hr 21mins

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The Comedy Button: Episode 405

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Happy October! This week, we discover that Sunnyvale's former Toys R Us is now a Spirit store, and Geoffrey the Giraffe and his entire family are all dead. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Oct 04 2019

1hr 6mins

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The Comedy Button: Episode 404

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We figure out the worst way to spend $1600, remember America's first Thanksgiving starring Mark Twain and Benjamin Franklin, and pitch Ryan on romantic dates with the rest of the cast. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Sep 27 2019

1hr 7mins

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The Comedy Button: Episode 403

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We're joined once again by those foul-mouthed ladies, Kristin Van De Yar and Jenn Scoville. In addition to a rousing debate about hot air balloon etiquette and a fun game show in which we try to do Google's job, we also make good on last week's cliffhanger ending: ranking the top 10 anime hair styles of all time, divulging the secret origins of Jenn's screen name AND the meaning of the word "Weeaboo." Starring Brian Altano and Max Scoville, with special guests Jenn Scoville and Kristin Van De Yar.

Sep 20 2019

1hr 1min

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The Comedy Button: Episode 402

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Max and Brian went to a German zoo, and Max ripped a real hooter of a fart in the monkey-house, scaring all the primates. Meanwhile, Jenn has a great idea for a western movie, and Kristin reveals her true feelings for Ron Perlman, that rectangular man made entirely of old wallets. Plus: a thrilling cliffhanger ending! Starring Brian Altano and Max Scoville, with special guests Jenn Scoville and Kristin Van De Yar.

Sep 13 2019

1hr 7mins

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iTunes Ratings

2894 Ratings
Average Ratings
2661
68
37
40
88

Smity541

By GameSmith541 - Mar 13 2019
Read more
These guys are hilarious. Thanks for all the laughs

Awesome show

By Lou. : ) - Feb 08 2019
Read more
From downtown Los Angeles take 10 fwy west for 14 miles to reach Santa Monica pier..