The Dana Gould Hour

The Dana Gould Hour
The Dana Hould Hour

Happy Holidapes
Dec 23, 2019 • 144 min
Happy Holiday! Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Joyous Kwanza, Stellar Snowman Independence Day, Spooky Snow Halloween! Whatever it takes! Pixies guitarist Joey Santiago is here. The Pixies have been one of my favorite bands since I first started seeing…
Jack O’ Weenery
Oct 27, 2019 • 236 min
It is Halloween, the most wonderful time of the year, when we bring you the episode of the podcast that we hope, we try, will stand head and shoulders above the rest. Joining us are Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski, the writers of he soon-to-be…
Oct 12, 2019 • 69 min
An October bonus as we prepare the Halloween show. Hole drummer Patty Schemel with an amazing story of grunge rock, the Cobains, drugs and a survivor’s ability to see it all in the rearview. A bonus ep with Eddie Pepitone is at A…
Whoopee Cushion Floaty
Sep 6, 2019 • 179 min
Today we have one of my favorite guests, he of the podcast Advice From A Dipshit, Mr. Matt Braunger is here. Matt had a new special out on Amazon prime called Finally Live In Portland. Also, if you heard the last podcast, Music For Weirdos, Christ, that…
Music For Weirdos
Jul 16, 2019 • 195 min
This episode is a three-hour punk-stravaganza! John Doe of X, Tom DeSavia, Tony Hawk, Charlotte Caffey of the Go-Go’s, Pleasant Gehman from the Screaming Sirens and Rob Zabrecky of Possum Dixon!
The Apes From The Black Lagoon
Jun 5, 2019 • 158 min
We have two interviews, specific to the world of special effects makeup. The Lady From The Black Lagoon by Mallory O’Meara tells the story of Millicent Patrick. Millicent worked in the Universal Studios makeup department in the early 1950s and was…
Dana Gould Hour Live!
May 6, 2019 • 121 min
A rare, live show from Dynasty Typewriter in Los Angeles, with Eddie Pepitone, Blaine Capatch, Eliza Skinner, Tom Kenny and the High Seas. Also John Ennis, Two Guys From Boston, the ghost of Johnny Carson & more!
It’s Your Thang!
Apr 1, 2019 • 165 min
We have some amazing guests. John and Bjo Trimble started the letter writing campaign that saved Star Trek. Thanks to them, Star Trek had three seasons, which allowed it to be syndicated, which allowed it to catch on, find its audience and become the…
Potty Mouthery!
Feb 26, 2019 • 158 min
We have an astounding episode for your listening pleasure. But let me warn you, it has some potty mouthery in it. To begin with From Kids In The Hall and Newsradio, Dave Foley is here, joined by his wife, Crissy Guerrero, as well as Vacant Lot’s Paul…
The Light & The Dark
Jan 24, 2019 • 193 min
Author of the book The Comedians, a walking, talking, show business encyclopedia, Kliph Nesteroff is here. As well as a man who truly belies description. Raconteur? Gadfly? Human Special Effect? You decide. The great Mike Carano is here, as well as a new…
Dec 6, 2018 • 140 min
Thanksgiving is over and it’s time for holiday panic. If you are like me, it’s time for planning trips, buying gifts, wrapping gifts, wondering how you’re going to pay for it all, realizing you can’t, and finally throwing up your hands and deciding to get…
Phantom Of The Halloweenery
Oct 27, 2018 • 186 min
Yes, it’s that time of year, October. The fall! Halloween. We’ve got two amazing guests. A man who needs no introduction, Mr. Patton Oswalt is here. You can follow his many adventures on twitter and try to catch him live as he is doing dates all across he…
Jail Guitar Doors
Sep 28, 2018 • 179 min
September. It is officially pre-halloween season and we have a great pre-halloween episode. Wayne Kramer, the legendary lead guitarist for the MC5 and père ubu is here. He’s written a new book entitled “The Hard Stuff.” As well, we have comedian Matt…
Hot Talk, Cool Dudes
Aug 25, 2018 • 172 min
We have an amazing show this month! From Turner Classic Movies, Ben Mankiewicz is here. Ben is smart, funny, knows everyone in show business, comes from a family of Hollywood royalty and DC political insiders. Talk about connected. What’s he doing here,…
Story Time
Jul 11, 2018 • 81 min
Hello all! This is our annual messed-up mid-summer episode. I didn’t have time to do my laundry properly, much less get a podcast going, but I didn’t want the month to go by with nothing to show for it. So, we’re going to take some of my favorite middle…
Bikini Season!
Jun 6, 2018 • 160 min
Ahhh summer. The kids are getting ready for finals, vacations are being planned, and if you’re me, you’re in Atlanta making your friends hang out in a swamp as you film season three of Stan Against Evil. Our guests include Shaun Cassidy, a teen idol in…
Candy-Colored Clown
May 1, 2018 • 171 min
Aaaaaaand we’re back. Spring has sprung and we’re busy as bees! But out of chaos comes order and, if not order, a podcast. This month we have our old buddy Alison Rosen, whose new book, Tropical Attire Encouraged And Other Phrases That Scare Me. Comedian…
Mar 31, 2018 • 153 min
We have a terrific show for you this month. The host of TV Guidance Counselor, the great Ken Reid is here. And real life Forrest Gump, star of Animal Planet’s Emergency Vets and former bouncer for some of the greatest rock bands in the history of music,…
Joe Frank
Mar 1, 2018 • 172 min
This is something of a different episode of the show. It’s dedicated, almost in its entirety to one man, a brilliant writer and radio performer named Joe Frank. Joe Frank started his career by and large on WBAI in New York and eventually made his way to…
Runalot Jumpalot
Jan 26, 2018 • 152 min
Happy 2018 everybody. Getting right at it, we have a great line up for you. The hilarious and recently-married Matt Braunger is with us. Look for Matt’s new comedy special, later this year. An comedian and human woman, Emma Arnold is with us. You can pick…
Merry Krampus!
Dec 21, 2017 • 166 min
It IS December, and that calls for a year-end recap. Last year, prior to election day, we all thought we knew how the year was going to turn out. Well it didn’t quite work out that way, did it? So joining me at the mic today is none other than Mike…
Aging Disgracefully
Nov 30, 2017 • 168 min
Today’s show features two amazing guests, author, actor, podcaster, husband, father, men’s facial hair advocate John Hodgman is here. He has an excellent new book out now called Vacationland and he is here to discuss that, and so much much more. Also, I…
The Abominable Dr. Halloweenery!
Oct 26, 2017 • 218 min
It’s Halloween Times, and we have a veritable pillowcase full of treats in store for you. Joe Dante, the director of Gremlins, The Howling, Pirahan, Matinee, Small Soldiers, Gremlins 2, The Burbs, Twilight Zone: The Movie. Josh Olson, the Academy Award…
Sep 30, 2017 • 204 min
Valerie Tosi, held over from last month to make room for big dead Jerry Lewis is here, Valerie is an incredibly funny comedian and an LA transplant from Boston, so yeah, we had more than a little to talk about. The Bitter Buddha is back, Eddie Pepitone is…
Aug 29, 2017 • 167 min
Our guests are the brilliant and hilarious Mike Carano. If you are a fan of comedy, you may not know him, but every comedian you know knows him. Also, director Steve Kessler, who directed Vegas Vacation, The Independent and Paul Williams Still Alive. And…
Hottsylvania 6-5000!
Aug 1, 2017 • 167 min
April Richardson is here with her pal and mine Karen Kilgariff. You can find April online at @apey, and Karen is one half of the podcast My Favorite Murder, and if you don’t know about that by now, I can’t help you. Bobcat Goldthwait is here, with his pal…
The Holiest Of Molies
Jun 29, 2017 • 180 min
Welcome to another episode of The Dana Gould Hour, recorded partially in Los Angeles at Falcon’s Lair Studios, and partially in beautiful Atlanta, Georgia, where I am for the summer filming season two of Stan Against Evil. We have three slam-bang…
The Beat Goes Off!
May 26, 2017 • 174 min
Welcome to another episode of the Dana Gould Hour, recorded partially in Los Angeles at Falcon’s Lair Studios and partially in beautiful Atlanta, Georgia, where I am for the summer filming season two of Stan Against Evil. And unlike like last year, we…
Let’s Go Crazy!
Apr 27, 2017 • 166 min
Spring has sprung here at the Dana Gould hour podcast, with a brimming bushel of bright and bouncy banter. Ken Reid is here today, of the superlative podcast TV Guidance Counselor. And our old buddy, the Bitter Buddha himself, Eddie Pepitone is here. …
Oh, Lawdy!
Mar 28, 2017 • 160 min
This is a very special episode of the Dana Gould hour podcast, not the least of which because it came out on schedule. I’m happy to welcome back to the show actor and author Stephen Tobolowsky. Stephen is a man after my own heart. He’s an actor, an…
Uncle Donald’s Monkey!
Feb 22, 2017 • 177 min
It’s 2017 and EVERYTHING’S GREAT! At least as far as fans of this podcast are concerned because this episode is great. If you’re a fan of The Walking Dead, or Evil Dead 2 or Day Of The Dead or Kill Bill or Django Unchained or any of the seven…
Manger Danger!
Dec 25, 2016 • 164 min
It’s the most wonderful time of the year of course, by wonderful, I mean living in the state of total, unending, frantic chaos and constantly forgetting that you have to buy stamps and your out of Scotch tape. BUT we have an amazing show…
The Dog That Caught The Car
Nov 30, 2016 • 128 min
Today, I’m going to give you both sides of the political spectrum. Neither side an advocate of Donald Trump (I don’t think I could get through that) but certainly an advocate for the right and an advocate for the left. There are too many people…
The Ghost & Mr. Halloweenery
Oct 27, 2016 • 199 min
It’s the most wonderful time of the year and we’re going to get right to it. It’s Halloween and we have a grab bag of tricks and treats for you so there’s no reason to dilly dally. We have three, count ‘em, three big guests today. The first is Ken…
Electile Dysfunction
Oct 6, 2016 • 186 min
Well, it’s October, and that can mean only one thing. It’s time for our September show. In addition to today’s show, the Halloween show is also almost done, and will be posted on October 15th, so you get the horror of the election, the horror of…
Why So Serious?
Aug 25, 2016 • 116 min
Aaaaaaaaand we’re back. As I said, filming the show would not interrupt the podcast schedule in any way shape or form, except for that one massive interruption. But we ARE back. I don’t know how you spent your summer vacation,. but I spent mine…
Left & Right
May 25, 2016 • 136 min
We’re going to solve all the world’s problems by conversing with my two most politically opposed friends. Raving, bomb-throwing Bolshevic Eddie Pepitone - you can follow Eddie on The Twitter at @EddiePepitone, and from Meet The Press, self-described…
Nuts & Dolts
Apr 13, 2016 • 151 min
Well, I promised you we’d premiere a new episode on the first of every month and clearly I was lying. Oh, people. I am in pre-production of the upcoming IFC series Stan Against Evil and the schedule is getting tight, but we are plunging away. Here we…
Look Back In Langour
Mar 1, 2016 • 156 min
It’s a brand new edition of The Dana Gould Hour Podcast. I like to think of the show as an audio Pop Tart, you NEVER quite now when it’s going to pop up, but in the interest of some sort of regularity, and with my awareness that nature…
Feb 1, 2016 • 145 min
We did it. It’s the first episode of The Dana Gould Hour podcast for 2016 and we juuuust missed January but when I tell you I had homework this month, I had homework. But everything’s getting turned in on time and hopefully, we’ll…
Happy Hipsterdays!
Dec 22, 2015 • 140 min
Happy Holidays, to you… And thanks for taking time out of your holiday season, be it Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Festivus or Celebration Of The Goofer Man, to spend an hour or so with me and my guests. And what guests we have. The cast of the new…
Land O’ Freaks!
Nov 30, 2015 • 129 min
Eddie Pepitone, the Bitter Buddha himself, and I ventured down to USC and confronted Dan Schner the head of USC’s Jesse Unruh’s School of Public Policy to find out just what in the hell is going on with the election and the state of our nation. We are…
Bride Of Halloweenery!
Oct 12, 2015 • 173 min
It’s the most wonderful time, of the year. My favorite time of year, my favorite month, my favorite holiday and my favorite episode of the podcast. This year is no exception. I can’t summon the Great Pumpkin but I can squash any fears that this…
Paging Dr. Cyclops
Sep 18, 2015 • 163 min
Ahhhh September. Apple blossom time. The temperatures dip down under the hundreds and I start the long process and dragging my Halloween decorations out of the garage. I’m also travelling! If you live in Indianapolis, Indiana, I’ll be at Morty’s Sept…
Aug 13, 2015 • 149 min
Oh, the dog days of summer, and we’re here to get you through it. Today’s show features an all-star line-up of comedy heavyweight. Gilbert Gottfried is here. (@realgilbert), an old friend who I have wanted on the show since the very first episode,…
Hot Hot Heat!
Jun 29, 2015 • 133 min
Agony in a g-string - backstage with Suicide Girls. Bruce or Caitlin? Allergic to…everything? The Phantom Clown Scare of 1981, Two Guys from Boston and more! Thank you all for your patience in between broadcasts. This show is worth the wait. It’s…
Hot Buttered Shame!
May 7, 2015 • 118 min
Give Me Sex Jesus - The Movie! The Conan set you’ll never see! Shame! Shame! Shame! What did Fatty Arbuckle really do? Two Guys From Boston & more! With Jonah Ray, Hampton Young, Eddie Pepitone, Susan Burke, Matt Barber & Brittany Machado
American Griper!
Mar 19, 2015 • 138 min
Horrible things I’ve said & forgotten. The Big Superman Rip-Off, F#$! the news! Schumacher’s Batman! Existential Goofy! Two Guys from Boston & more! With Mike Lawrence, Kevin Macdonald, Arden Myrin, Eddie Pepitone & John Ennis!
Feb 9, 2015 • 155 min
The Snickers ad that broke my heart! Fighting chaos with more chaos! Doubt! Insecurity! Little Richard and Hugh Hefner (he’s still at it!) With Bobcat Goldthwaite, April Richardson, Ryan Sickler and Genevieve Rice! Two Guys From Boston, Screamin’ Jay…
Peachy Keane!
Dec 13, 2014 • 175 min
The Dana Gould Hour Holiday Special! Big Eyes, Margaret Keane, Blood Freak, The Wrecking Crew & the men who gave away Superman. Pepitone waxes, Jonah Ray ponders, Spooky Time Theater and 2 Guys From Boston. Larry Karaszewski, Drew Friedman, Eddie…
Son Of Halloweenery!
Oct 14, 2014 • 151 min
The Dana Gould Hour annual Halloween spectacular! Dana Gould, Tom Kenny, Steve Agee, Arden Myrin, Matt Weinhold Rob Cohen and John Ennis wax horrific on small town weirdos, black cats, and the need for sexy costumes! Real-life confessions of Halloween…
Back To School!
Sep 20, 2014 • 122 min
Dana Gould, Patton Oswalt and Matt Braunger sidle up to the mics and let her rip. Hell’s Angels and the origin of biker gangs in America. Who is Wino Willie, and how did he change your life? High School: who hated it more? The Rolling Stones! Stabbing…
What’s Yer Thang?
Aug 5, 2014 • 150 min
Dana Gould trades tales and tirades with the fast and funniest. Want to hear William Shatner and Adam West sing a duet? Look no further! What are you into? How much are you into it? Finding Playboys in the woods! Dick pic etiquette! Getting fired by…
You Can’t Say That!
Jun 30, 2014 • 115 min
“I’m offended!” Or are you? Is it really “just a joke?” In praise of Eddie Murphy, (& not!), GLEN OR GLENDA! Two Guys From Boston & more! W/ Arden Myrin, Eddie Pepitone, Shadi Petosky, Will Weldon & John Ennis.
Heavy Duty
May 6, 2014 • 174 min
Agoraphobia! Held hostage in a grocery store! Tracking sexual predators for the FBI! The movie FREAKS and more! Sara Benincasa, Barry Crimmins, John Ennis, Stephen Tobolowski.
Dungeons and Bondage
Feb 10, 2014 • 115 min
Dungeons & Dragons vs. Dungeons and Bondage! Whose fantasy life is better? Tom Hanks’ anti-cult film, Blaine Capatch, Ken Daly, April Richardson, Scott Robison and former dominatrix “GUEST X.” Plus Two Guys from Boston and much, much, more!
Happy Holidarrrgh!
Dec 20, 2013 • 122 min
Who The f*#! is Santa Claus, anyway? Vegetarians vs. bacon. Arden Myrin changes clothes! Eddie Pepitone doesn’t! Susan Burke! Two Guys From Boston and more…. w/ Eddie Pepitone. Arden Myrin Susan Burke & John Ennis
Of Fear and Filth
Oct 28, 2013 • 129 min
Halloween! Dinosaur porn! Fred Schneider sings The Doors! How snakes work! Godzilla, Gojira, and more! w/ Jonah Ray, Matt Weinhold, April Richardson, Hannah Gansen and John Ennis.
I Shouldn’t Laugh
Oct 4, 2013 • 132 min
What’s it like to be caught in a mass shooting. Really. Eddie Pepitone goes to England! Dana hates on Simon and Garfunkel! Satan Is Real according to the Louvin Bros! Two Guys From Boston and more… Eddie Pepitone, Monika Scott, John Ennis
Aug 13, 2013 • 120 min
Civil war ghosts! Scary fish! The Clash! In praise of The Night Stalker! Two Guys From Boston & more… Greg Behrendt, John Ennis, Jonah Ray, April Richardson, Janet Varney & Matt Weinhold
Yer Feet’s Too Big!
May 9, 2013 • 114 min
Bigfoot! U.F.O.’s! Hecklers? Who are Betty and Barney Hill? And a VERY special Two Guys From Boston. Bobcat Goldthwaite, Eddie Pepitone, Monika Scott, Rob Cohen and John Ennis.
Murder, etc.
Apr 1, 2013 • 96 min
Murder by owl? A young woman hunts a serial killer online. Charles Manson’s love of western fringe, Two Guys From Boston, Matt Braunger, John Ennis, Amber Tozer, Michelle McNamara, Monika Scott & Matt Weinhold.
Love & Marriage
Feb 11, 2013 • 127 min
Love! Commitment! “Traditional marriage?” Eddie Pepitone, Jonah Ray, Arden Myrin, Rob Cohen, Susan Burke, Two Guys From Boston, “I Married A Monster From Outer Space,” and more…
Poll To Pole
Dec 18, 2012 • 100 min
A psychological analysis of Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer. Meet The Press’s Mike Murphy takes on Dana, Eddie Pepitone and John Ennis. Tom Kenney and Andy Paley talk Spongebob, Raymond Burr and the Wrecking Crew! Two Guys From Boston! JFK Assasination…
Oct 23, 2012 • 97 min
It’s Halloween! “Ed Wood” writers Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski! Jonah Ray from The Nerdist! “Bela Lugosi Meets A Brooklyn Gorilla,” Ken Daly and Matt Weinhold and a spooky Two Guys From Boston!
Oct 1, 2012 • 89 min
The Church Of Satan! Aleistar Crowley - The Wickedest Man Alive! L. Ron Hubbard’s ties to the devil & Jet Propulsion Labs. Hugh Hefner and more… with Doug Benson, Ken Daly, John Ennis, Eddie Pepitone & Matt Weinhold.
Pobody’s Nerfect
Aug 27, 2012 • 99 min
Canadian dudes with foot fetishes, scenes from Apocalypse Now starring children, a great way to get out of the Navy, more Two Guys From Boston and an ode to Whatever Happened To Baby Jane? With Blaine Capatch, Rob Cohen & John Ennis.
Mini-KISS & Other Delights
Jul 31, 2012 • 94 min
Sneaking into the Scientology Center! Mini-KISS, the little-person KISS tribute band! Iron Smile, the world’s 1st upbeat death-metal group, Night Of The Hunter and more! With Steve Agee, Eddie Pepitone, Matt Weinhold & G.C. Wright.
Summer Testacular!
Jun 26, 2012 • 76 min
How my dad got his teeth kicked out and other tales of manliness! Marine bootcamp, Dirty Harry, Two Guys From Boston and an ode to The Wolfman. Rob Cohen, John Ennis, Eddie pepitone, Lou Schneider and Joel Stein.
Shame In The Saddle
May 24, 2012 • 78 min
Meeting your hero… and it’s a disaster! Riding a horse! Reluctantly! A lot! Two Guys From Boston! And “Asking Rod Serling For Money!” w/ Dana Gould, John Ennis, Eddie Pepitone, Matt Weinhold & GC Wright.
May 2, 2012 • 90 min
Dana welcomes Eddie Pepitone, Matt Weinhold, Rob Cohen, Ken Daly, Rebecca Lord and GC Wright for a free-wheeling and undisciplined look at sideshows, freak shows, Disneyland and all things “along the midway”. “Behold, The Geek!” Who Is Ultraman? and…
Apr 10, 2012 • 72 min
Eddie Pepitone, Matt Weinhold and Meet The Press contributor Mike Murphy join Dana Gould for a hilarious look at conspiracies, secret societies, and other skullduggery. The JFK Assasination, Alien Abductions, the CIA and more! And of course, the…
Mar 23, 2012 • 63 min
Dana Gould welcomes comedians Eddie Pepitone and Matt Weinhold for an of-the-cuff conversation about being well prepared for… the Big One? Terrorist Attack? Zombie Apocalypse? Well, something’s gotta pop… Also., The Omega Man Story, Charlton…
Mar 7, 2012 • 66 min
Dana Gould welcomes comedians Eddie Pepitone and Matt Weinhold along with Matt’s wife Carrie, who’s done more jail time than all the dudes combined. It’s a law and order shoot-em-up, with “The Dragnet Story”, “The Beach Boys / Charles Manson…
…and hot pudding!
Feb 16, 2012 • 56 min
Comedian Ed Crasnick joins Dana Gould for a brimming bowl of bouncy banter on therapy, the dark side of JFK and how Paul McCartney cock-blocked their friend. Also, “The Funeral,” “The Murry Wilson Letters,” “The Life Of Rondo Hatton” & “Political…
Soon-Yi Or Later
Jan 31, 2012 • 57 min
The Dana Gould Hour Premiere Episode!