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Long Island Explained with Chris Roach and Steve Belanger

Comedy Podcasts

A weekly show hosted by actor/comedian Chris Roach, an unapologetic Long Island native and Steve Belanger, a podcast vet who married into Long Island. Each week they’ll pick one Long Island-specific topic to discuss in-depth as only they can. The Long Island theme will be the hook, but the episodes will be accessible to all.

A weekly show hosted by actor/comedian Chris Roach, an unapologetic Long Island native and Steve Belanger, a podcast vet who married into Long Island. Each week they’ll pick one Long Island-specific topic to discuss in-depth as only they can. The Long Island theme will be the hook, but the episodes will be accessible to all.

Location:

United States

Description:

A weekly show hosted by actor/comedian Chris Roach, an unapologetic Long Island native and Steve Belanger, a podcast vet who married into Long Island. Each week they’ll pick one Long Island-specific topic to discuss in-depth as only they can. The Long Island theme will be the hook, but the episodes will be accessible to all.

Language:

English


Episodes

L.I.E. Episode 113 - Andy Kaufman

1/26/2021
Hosts Chris and Steve chat about the life and career of Great Neck's comedic genius Andy Kaufman.

Duration:00:32:18

L.I.E. Episode 112 - Murder & Medicine on Long Island (The Story of Dr. Charles Friedgood)

1/12/2021
Hosts Chris and Steve chat about the story of Charles Friedgood, the Great Neck heart surgeon who was charged with killing his wife back in 1975.

Duration:00:30:30

L.I.E. Episode 111 - Unusual Long Island Laws

1/5/2021
Hosts Chris and Steve chat about some of the unusual laws on the books in various towns and villages across Long Island.

Duration:00:32:06

L.I.E. Episode 110 - Holidays on Long Island

12/22/2020
Hosts Chris and Steve chat about Holiday traditions here on Long Island.

Duration:00:33:44

L.I.E. Episode 109 - The Beales of Grey Gardens

12/15/2020
Hosts Chris and Steve chat about the Beale Sisters of Grey Gardens out in East Hampton. Relatives of First Lady Jackie O., they were the subjects of a famous Maysles Brothers documentary, a Broadway musical and an award-winning HBO movie.

Duration:00:33:49

L.I.E. Episode 108 - The Baldwins of Massapequa

12/8/2020
Hosts Chris and Steve chat about Alec, Danny, William and Stephen...the Baldwin Brothers of Massapequa.

Duration:00:33:50

L.I.E. Episode 107 - Harry Chapin (rebroadcast of Episode #57)

12/1/2020
In this rerelease of L.I.E. episode #57, hosts Chris and Steve discuss the life and times of legendary Long Island singer/songwriter Harry Chapin. Also featuring an exclusive interview with Harry's daughter Jen Chapin.

Duration:00:44:27

L.I.E. Episode 106 - Kenny Laguna

11/24/2020
Host Chris Roach chats with songwriter, music producer, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Rockville Center resident Kenny Laguna. Most famous for his work with Joan Jett, his impressive career spans decades.

Duration:00:29:48

L.I.E. Episode 105 - The Polio Pioneers of Long island

11/17/2020
Hosts Chris and Steve chat about the largest polio vaccination test program in the country that happened right here on Long Island in 1954. Sixty-five thousand grade schoolers in both Nassau and Suffolk counties were injected with Jonas Salk's new polio vaccine.

Duration:00:26:39

L.I.E. Episode 104 - Montauk

11/10/2020
Hosts Chris and Steve chat about the history of Montauk.

Duration:00:35:09

L.I.E. Episode 103 - The Gateway Playhouse

10/27/2020
Host Chris Roach sits down with Michael Baker to discuss the iconic Gateway Playhouse in Bellport.

Duration:00:30:10

L.I.E. Episode 102 - Whitey Ford

10/20/2020
Hosts Chris and Steve discuss the life and career of Yankee legend Whitey Ford.

Duration:00:32:45

L.I.E. Episode 101 - Murder in the Hamptons (rebroadcast of Episode #21)

10/13/2020
In this rerelease of L.I.E. episode #21, hosts Chris and Steve discuss the infamous Long Island case that came to be known as Murder in the Hamptons.

Duration:00:34:25

L.I.E. Episode 100 - Why We Love Long Island!

10/6/2020
In this special 100th Episode, hosts Chris and Steve chat about everything they love about living on Long Island.

Duration:00:38:10

L.I.E. Episode 99 - Lou Reed

9/29/2020
Host Chris and Steve discuss the life and iconic career of Long Island Rock and Roll Legend LOU REED.

Duration:00:38:15

L.I.E. Episode 98 - Richard Angelo, Long Island's Angel of Death (rebroadcast of Episode #12)

9/22/2020
In this rerelease of L.I.E. episode #13, hosts Chris and Steve discuss Richard Angelo, the Long Island serial killer dubbed, The Angel of Death.

Duration:00:28:16

L.I.E. Episode 97 - Long Island Wineries

9/15/2020
Hosts Chris & Steve discuss the history of Long Island Wineries.

Duration:00:30:39

L.I.E. Episode 96 - The Hamptons (and lots of other nonsense!)

9/8/2020
Hosts Chris & Steve discuss The Hamptons and all the celebrity homes out there (and lots and LOTS of other stuff!)

Duration:00:39:24

L.I.E. Episode 95 - Brian Dennehy

9/1/2020
Hosts Chris & Steve discuss the life and career of legendary Long Island actor Brian Dennehy.

Duration:00:33:14

L.I.E. Episode 94 - Long Island Clubs (rebroadcast of Episode #41)

8/25/2020
In this rerelease of L.I.E. episode #41, hosts Chris and Steve discuss Long Island Clubs!

Duration:00:44:47