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Ep 128 - H. G. Wells & Desi Arnaz

6/12/2019
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(ft comedians Rebecca Robles & Dennis Pacheco) We had an awesome time getting into the origins of early Desi Arnaz's career, and what HG Wells' rule is for writing great science fiction stories! Check out Dennis Pacheco: https://magnettheater.com/ensembles/the-nitro-girls/ https://magnettheater.com/ensembles/newport/ Check out Rebecca Robles: https://www.instagram.com/therebeccaroblesshow/ https://magnettheater.com/ensembles/metal-boy/ Check out Jarret...

Duration:01:02:18

Ep 127 - ee cummings & MCA

6/5/2019
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(ft comedians Pat May & Anna Neu) How did ee cummings feel about jews, and how did the Beastie Boys move from punk to rap? We'll get to the bottom of all of that and more on this week's ep! See Pat May: https://magnettheater.com/show/50505/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt0xxSgc9hfIez9sd5TF14Q See Anna Neu: https://magnettheater.com/show/53055/ See Jarret Berenstein https://jarretberenstein.com https://www.youtube.com/jarretberenstein https://twitter.com/justjarret

Duration:01:00:09

Ep 126 - John Wayne & George Washington Carver

5/29/2019
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(ft comedians Jonathan B. Lerner & Eric Austin) On this episode we learn what you can and cannot do with a peanut, and John Wayne's famous techniques for surviving dangerous movie stunts! See Eric Austin Rufus Khan: https://www.rufuskhan.com/ See Jonathan B Lerner The Next Best Thing: https://radiofreebrooklyn.com/show/the-next-best-thing/ See Jarret Berenstein https://jarretberenstein.com/ https://youtube.com/jarretberenstein/

Duration:01:00:48

Ep 125 - Johnny Appleseed & George Bernard Shaw

5/22/2019
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(ft comedians Federico Garduño & Brendan Goggins) This one got a little dirty through no fault of my own. I'm sorry, but when George Bernard Shaw and Johnny Appleseed start talking about getting it wet, it is my job as an interviewer to follow. See Brendan Googins Newport sketch: https://magnettheater.com/ensembles/newport/ 1000 Ft Whale Claw improv: https://magnettheater.com/show/53194/ See Federico Garduno Year of the Week podcast:...

Duration:01:00:31

Ep 124 - Eva Perón & Lionel Barrymore

5/15/2019
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(ft comedians Rebecca Robles & Shawn Wickens) We really got into it on this ep, and by "it" I mean my pronunciation of various South American words. https://jarretberenstein.com https://twitter.com/justjarret http://www.shawnwickens.com/ https://twitter.com/shwickens https://www.instagram.com/therebeccaroblesshow/

Duration:01:01:34

Ep 123 - Cecil B DeMille & Wolfman Jack

5/8/2019
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What happens when a radio active radio bites a wolf who then bites a man? Or a werewolf bites a man who's listening to the radio? I forget exactly what happened, I only know it's gonna make a hell of a picture! Check out Louie Pearlman: Joey and Ron, May 13th 7:30 PM at Pearl Studios! www.LouiePearlman.com for tickets Check out Chris Ferry: http://podcast.storypirates.com/ jarretberenstein.com @justjarret

Duration:01:00:33

Ep 122 - Mary Shelley & Mel Blanc

5/1/2019
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How did Mel Blanc get his nam and iconic voice, and who hooked up with Byron when Mary Shelley was writing Frankenstein? Don't worry, fam, we get to the bottom of it. Catch Dede on the Friday Night Show every Friday at 8:30pm at the Magnet Theater (https://magnettheater.com/show/53053/) Catch Jamie on The Armando Diaz Experience every Saturday at 7:30pm at the Magnet Theater (https://magnettheater.com/show/53002/) jarretberenstein.com @justjarret

Duration:01:00:52

Ep 121 - Roger Ebert & Arch Duke Ferdinand

4/10/2019
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Exactly how many assassins were after Arch Duke Ferdinand, and what about Roger Ebert's secret fav movie? Maybe we will be getting into all these things? jarretberenstein.com @justjarret Pat May Plays Video Games and Does Improv: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCt0xxSgc9hfIez9sd5TF14Q The Big One sketch team: https://thearmorycomedy.com/schedule/2019/3/6/the-big-one-p3hkn-rrksd 054656

Duration:01:00:37

Ep 120 - Cary Grant & David Koresh

4/3/2019
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I'd love to write up this summary, but Cary and I are on our way to see Chance the Rapper at the Branch Davidians complex! I wonder whatever happened to those guys... jarretberenstein.com @justjarret

Duration:01:01:03

Ep 119 - River Phoenix & George Orwell

3/27/2019
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In this episode we learn about Orwell's obsession with poor people and River Phoenix's incredible acting method! jarretberenstein.com @justjarret

Duration:00:59:54

Ep 118 - Hunter S. Thompson & Johannes Brahms

3/20/2019
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This was a wonderful episode for a number of reasons, not the least of which being it features the most frequent and second most frequent Famous Dead People comedians. Email me your guess as to which one is which. You will get a prize if you guess correctly. jarretberenstein.com @justjarret

Duration:01:00:47

Ep 117 - Buddy Holly & Sir Francis Bacon

3/13/2019
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What was science like before the scientific method, and what were rockstars like before they had sex? We got to all that and more on this week's episode of Famous Dead People! jarretberenstein.com @justjarret

Duration:01:00:48

Ep 116 - Cole Porter & Sophocles

3/6/2019
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How did they judge plays in antiquity? And where did Cole Porter get the titles of his songs? We explore all that and more in this week's ep! jarretberenstein.com @justjarret

Duration:01:01:04

Ep 115 - Bing Crosby & Johannes Gutenberg

2/27/2019
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Why would a man make so many bibles just so a different man, hundreds of years later, could beat his kids with it? All that and more on this week's ep! jarretberenstein.com @justjarret

Duration:00:59:37

Ep 114 - Charles Bronson & Anne Boleyn

2/20/2019
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The only thing that stops a bad king from divorcing his wife is a good king who's divorcing his wife. Also, we get to the bottom of the invention of bowling. You'll never guess who did it?! jarretberenstein.com @justjarret

Duration:01:01:15

Ep 113 - Hugo Boss & Bob Kane

2/13/2019
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Who knew that the Batman was a co-collaboration between Bob Kane and the nazis? Hugo knew! He knew and he let it happen! jarretberenstein.com @justjarret

Duration:01:02:07

Ep 112 - Basquiat & Cornelius Vanderbilt

2/6/2019
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At the intersection of art and commerce comes this fascinating conversation with an artists - desperate to sell out - and a wealthy man who buys only horses (insert shrugging emoji here) jarretberenstein.com @justjarret

Duration:00:59:54

Ep 111 - Stanley Kubrick & Charlotte Brontë

1/30/2019
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Stay away from hot water and other sins! That is the sage advice we got this week from our two dope guests. Give it a listen! jarretberenstein.com @justjarret

Duration:01:01:34

Ep 110 - Arthur Conan Doyle & Sonny Bono

1/23/2019
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I got another case for Sherlock Holmes: why was Sonny Bono so about copyright extensions?! We get to the bottom of that and more on this week's ep! jarretberenstein.com @justjarret Don't forget to check out Pay May's video game improv channel on youtube! https://bit.ly/2xo7sfM

Duration:01:01:34

Ep 109 - Truman Capote & Selena Perez

1/16/2019
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How did Truman Capote feel about the film version of Breakfast at Tiffany's? And how was it that Selena's dad got her out of school to do all those shows? We've got the straight dope on this latest ep, yo! jarretberenstein.com @justjarret

Duration:01:00:21