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Dumb People Town

It’s as much an exploration as it is a celebration of dumb people doing dumb things (often in Florida). With Daniel Van Kirk, Randy Sklar, and Jason Sklar. www.patreon.com/dumbpeopletown

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Sara Benincasa - Failing Up Since The Beginning of Time

The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by Sara Benincasa (Real Artists Have Days Jobs) for a DPT minisode! In this week’s story, the police think they may have found the world's dumbest criminal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

27mins

18 May 2018

Rank #1

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Johnny Pemberton - Glove Your Junk

The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by comedian Johnny Pemberton (Action Point, Live to Tape) for a DPT minisode! In this week’s story, a man is arrested for walking naked through his neighborhood. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

26mins

15 Jun 2018

Rank #2

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Greg Behrendt & Amiira Ruotola - The Word Is Poop

The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by Greg Behrendt and Amiira Ruotola (Maybe It's You) for a DPT minisode! In this week’s story, a rogue pooper is caught in the act by a neighborhood sting operation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

21mins

29 Jun 2018

Rank #3

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John Roy - Eight Stone of Poo

The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by comedian John Roy for a DPT minisode! In this week’s story, an angry man stores up his own feces before shoving it through a friend's letter box through a hose. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

25mins

8 Jun 2018

Rank #4

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Scott Rogowsky - LIVE in Madison

The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk are live in Madison, WI, for the first Dumb People Town EVER! Running Late's Scott Rogowsky joins the gang for homemade venison jerky, as well as tales of intimate spider bites, a naked altercation with the police, and an imaginary fire. Hunker down for some midwestern madness. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 33mins

31 Jan 2017

Rank #5

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Patton Oswalt - Swing It Wherever You Want

This week, comedic genius Patton Oswalt visits Dumb People Town!  Story 1: a grilled chicken dispute. Story 2 brings us a man who tells investigators he wasn't drinking and driving, but was only drinking bourbon at traffic signals and stop signs. Story 3 is the tale of a man who can accomplish some wild things with watermelons. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

59mins

21 Aug 2018

Rank #6

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Jason Mantzoukas - Dibblin’ a Toe In

This week, Jason Mantzoukas (The House) tiptoes his way over to Dumb People Town! The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk talk to Jason about his experience working on The House, the inception of his hilarious podcast How Did This Get Made?, and Jason's theory ... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 5mins

8 Aug 2017

Rank #7

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Will Forte & Zach Galifianakis - LIVE from Largo at the Coronet!

One hundred episodes of Dumb People Town! To celebrate the milestone Jason, Randy, and Daniel are joined by comedy heavy-hitters Will Forte & Zach Galifianakis, as well as Ted Leo of Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, at the legendary LA venue, Largo at the Coronet!In Story 1, a would-be burglar falls through a Waffle House ceiling.Story 2 is the tale of a woman who is a fan of Girl Scout Cookies, but probably not the ones you're thinking of.Story 3 brings us a truly disgusting cake.Then some Townies share stories involving crocs and alligators, and a man thirsty for paint! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 40mins

11 Dec 2018

Rank #8

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Karen Kilgariff & Jon Hamm - LIVE at Largo

In a special live episode of Dumb People Town at the renowned Largo at the Coronet, the Sklar Brothers and Daniel Van Kirk are joined by My Favorite Murder's Karen Kilgariff and Mad Men's Jon Hamm, with comedically pertinent musical interludes by the great Langhorne Slim! Stories include: a man bitten by a venomous spider on his manhood (for the second time), a woman who discovers a snake in her toilet, and an exhaustive list of bizarre and random items Americans got stuck in their orifices in 2018. It's a night of rollicking laughs and silliness between old friends. www.patreon.com/dumbpeopletown Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 59mins

19 Mar 2019

Rank #9

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Tiffany Haddish - Oooh, Your Coochie Minty!

This week, Tiffany Haddish (Girls Trip) comes on Down to Dumb People Town! The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk talk to Tiffany about being a part of one of the summer's biggest hit films. In Story #1, a woman puts out a fire that has engulfed her boyfriend,... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 13mins

1 Aug 2017

Rank #10

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Jon Hamm - Cookie Chaser

This week, esteemed actor and maker-of-funnies Jon Hamm returns to Dumb People Town! In Story 1, a very sorry, very naked man starts a cookie-fire. Story 2 brings us a (now unemployed) school principal who picks a unique way to welcome the new kindergarteners. Story 3 is the tale of a man who finds strength in the power of song during his ...journey. I'm sorry! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 4mins

18 Sep 2018

Rank #11

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Lauren Lapkus, Patton Oswalt & Joey Ryan - A Man and His Spaghetti

To start off a very special Dumb People Town Live from Largo, Joey Ryan of The Milk Carton Kids sings the theme song. After a few Flatos, the guys celebrate guests Lauren Lapkus and Patton Oswalt with the Florida Man Birthday game. Then they discuss story 1 where a scantily clad woman breaks into a house and surprises the homeowner. In story 2, a man and his stylish cat are caught, also breaking into a house.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 23mins

30 Jul 2019

Rank #12

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"Weird Al" Yankovic and Dimitri Martin - Takin’ It To The Highway

DPT is LIVE from Largo in Los Angeles! David Longstreth of Dirty Projectors starts off the show and plays a special version of the DPT theme song. Then Dan, Jason and Randy welcome their guests "Weird Al" Yankovic and Dimitri Martin to find out about their Flordia man. In story one, two women take an argument to the highway. In story 2 a man uses an unconventional weapon on a home intruder.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 30mins

10 Dec 2019

Rank #13

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Jen Kirkman - Punching Through the Tears

This week, Jen Kirkman comes to town! In Story 1, from pjstar.com, a man is punched after declining a sip of a stranger's hooch. In Story 2, from nj.com, a woman is startled when Pennywise the Clown floats down into her backyard. And finally, in Story 3, from abcnews.go.com, a man dressed as Captain Jack Sparrow has disappeared after setting off on a paddle boat.Listen to Jen's new podcast Having Funlessness!Go get Dan's new album, "Thanks, Diane" - available for pre-order now, and dropping on November 15th!This episode is sponsored by Bad Batch, a new podcast from Wondery: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/bad-batch/id1482851200 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 5mins

29 Oct 2019

Rank #14

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Nick Thune - Testicuzzi and the Jets

Dan, Jason and Randy welcome Nick Thune to town to hear a story about a fight for the front seat. In story two, a tiny hot tub for your delicates and in story three, questionable props are used at a career fair.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 1min

7 Jan 2020

Rank #15

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DPT LIVE at Largo! - Will Arnett, Paul F. Tompkins and musical guest Colin Hay

Dumb People Town is LIVE at Largo with Will Arnett, Paul F. Tompkins and musical guest Colin Hay. To kick off the show Dan introduces a new headline game and each guest learns about their Florida Man. In story 1, they hear about three worst first date ever. In story 2 an underwear bandit gets caught! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 54mins

25 Feb 2020

Rank #16

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Greg Fitzsimmons - Show Me What's the Truth

This week comedian Greg Fitzsimmons comes down to Dumb People Town! Story 1 brings us an entrepreneurial couple who have invented a new twist on the drive-thru. Story 2 is the tale of an unfortunately placed electric fence. For Story 3, we hear all about a robber who's really bad at robbing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

58mins

25 Sep 2018

Rank #17

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Nate Bargatze - Young, Dumb, and Full of Fork

This week Nate Bargatze joins the show!In Story 1, two dummies shoot each other while wearing bulletproof vests.  Then in a Stitcher Premium exclusive segment, the guys talk to Nate about his special and more!  Story 2 brings us a man who swallows a fork.  Story 3 is the tale of violence at a Wawa.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

50mins

21 May 2019

Rank #18

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Aparna Nancherla and Michael Che - Hung in There

Dumb People Town comes to the Bell House in Brooklyn for their LIVE with musical guest Rhett Miller. After a few Flatos, the guys welcome Aparna Nancherla and Michael Che with the Florida Man Game. Then they discuss the story of a man who is falsely accused of stealing and takes great measures to prove his innocence. For story 2, WE HAVE A GREENLEE with a report of an avocado causing a problem.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 21mins

22 Oct 2019

Rank #19

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Esther Povitsky - Rehome My Cheeseburger

This week, Esther Povitsky (Alone Together, Glowing Up) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story 1, Starbucks customers are shocked when a man kicks his way through the ceiling. In Story 2, a man puts a 6-year-old McDonalds cheeseburger and fries up for sale on Ebay. In Story 3, a couple, high on bath salts, mistakes fireflies for alien lasers.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

57mins

14 Aug 2018

Rank #20