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The Friendship Onion

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Join your favorite Hobbits, friends and co-stars, Billy Boyd and Dom Monaghan as they take a look back at their time on The Lord of the Rings. Featuring interviews with cast and crew, diving deep into life behind the scenes, and answering the many fan questions, The Friendship Onion will peel back the layers of their friendship, both on screen and off.

Join your favorite Hobbits, friends and co-stars, Billy Boyd and Dom Monaghan as they take a look back at their time on The Lord of the Rings. Featuring interviews with cast and crew, diving deep into life behind the scenes, and answering the many fan questions, The Friendship Onion will peel back the layers of their friendship, both on screen and off.

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United States

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Join your favorite Hobbits, friends and co-stars, Billy Boyd and Dom Monaghan as they take a look back at their time on The Lord of the Rings. Featuring interviews with cast and crew, diving deep into life behind the scenes, and answering the many fan questions, The Friendship Onion will peel back the layers of their friendship, both on screen and off.

Language:

English


Episodes

Billy & Dom Talk to Tiffany Smith!

9/27/2022
Billy and Dom discuss more ways to troll while watching LOTR and some Boston history before having Tiffany Smith on to talk about scuba diving, her favorite video games, the best musicals, building chemistry with co-stars, and then Eat the World with a bite of a Carolina Reaper and loaded baked potatoes! Tiffany is the definition of the modern-day Hollywood multi-hyphenate as a popular host, up-and-coming actress, and in-demand web personality. As an actress, she showcased her beauty and...

Duration:01:35:56

Live at FanExpo TORONTO!

9/20/2022
Billy & Dom talk about visiting art galleries, their hypothetical UFC walk in song, books to get them out of a reading funk, how they became best buds, host a battle of tongue twisters, and then Eat the World with Canadian Butter Tarts! Get your Friendship Onion merchandise at https://www.thefriendshiponionpodcast.com! Tune in every Tuesday for new episodes and please be sure to rate, subscribe, and leave a comment/review! And be sure to follow and add your favorite funky jams to our...

Duration:00:56:20

Billy & Dom Eat the World’s Hottest Pepper!

9/13/2022
Billy and Dom discuss ASRM mode on League of Legends, a living/deceased/fictional character they'd like to have dinner with, where they'd like to host a live podcast anywhere in the world, and then talk to Ed Currie, creator of the world's hottest pepper - the Carolina Reaper. They discuss its origins, benefits, and then give it a try for Eat the World! Smokin' Ed Currie is an American chili pepper breeder, who is the founder and president of the PuckerButt Pepper Company. He is best known...

Duration:01:21:57

Billy & Dom Talk to Gianmarco Soresi!

9/6/2022
Billy & Dom talk to Gianmarco Soresi about the Will Smith slap, getting started in acting and stand up, dealing with hecklers, the New York vs. Los Angeles comedian scenes, his obsession for Survivor, and then Eat the World with Ramen Noodles. Gianmarco’s stand up has been featured on Comedy Central, Netflix’s Bonding, PBS’ Stories from the Stage, SeeSo’s New York’s Funniest, Real Housewives of New York (really), NY1, New York LIVE, Vanity Fair, George Takei Presents and he was the winner...

Duration:01:24:07

Billy & Dom Talk to Comedians CJ Sullivan & Sean Blair Flannery!

8/30/2022
Billy & Dom discuss more ways to troll your friends while watching LOTR before having Chicago comedians, CJ Sullivan and Sean Bean Flannery, on the show to discuss their podcast The Blackout Diaries - a show about people's drunken misadventures. They talk about the Chicago comedy scene, CJ's passion for poker, Sean's recognition as Chicago's "Best Drunk", and Eat the World with the infamous Chicago-liqueur Malört accompanied with a delicious hard boiled egg! The easiest way to describe Sean...

Duration:01:21:37

LIVE at FanExpo Denver!

8/23/2022
Live at FanExp Denver, Billy & Dom lend their thoughts on Genesis and Phil Collins, explore some LOTR swears, what The Lord of the Rings means to women, have another battle of tongue twisters, and Eat the World with Jolly Ranchers! Check below for other LIVE Friendship Onion recordings! Toronto (August 28th) Get your Friendship Onion merchandise at https://www.thefriendshiponionpodcast.com! Tune in every Tuesday for new episodes and please be sure to rate, subscribe, and leave a...

Duration:00:56:33

Kickboxing Champion & Comedian Anya Zova!

8/16/2022
Billy & Dom discuss what dog breeds would play LOTR characters before bringing on world champion kickboxer and comedian Anya Zova. They discuss her growing up in the Soviet Union, her rise to kickboxing world champ, joining the WWE, her transition into comedy and her recent tour "Make Laughs Not War" in support of Ukraine. Anya Zova is a comedian, actress and professional athlete, born in the Soviet Union and raised by a Ukrainian mother and Russian father. She worked in the WWE competing...

Duration:01:20:16

LIVE at FanExpo Chicago!

8/9/2022
Live at FanExp Chicago, Billy & Dom lend their thoughts on deep dish pizza, explore the Chicago flag, Gene & Denver Dave discuss their favorite gangster movies, answer audience questions, have a live tongue twister battle, and Eat the World with some Chicago-style popcorn! Check below for other LIVE Friendship Onion recordings! Boston (August 12th) Toronto (August 26th) Get your Friendship Onion merchandise at https://www.thefriendshiponionpodcast.com! Tune in every Tuesday for new...

Duration:01:14:06

Billy & Dom Talk to Rufiooo (Dante Basco)!

8/2/2022
Billy & Dom talk to Dante Basco, discussing his role as Rufio in Hook, working with Dustin Hoffman and Robin Williams, how he got his start as a hip hop dancer and moved into acting, meeting Stephen Spielberg, his passion for League of Legends, and then Eat the World with some Filipino Lumpia! Dante R. Basco is a Filipino American film, television and voice actor. He is best known for his role as Rufio, the leader of the Lost Boys in Steven Spielberg's Hook, and for his many voice-acting...

Duration:01:17:25

Billy & Dom Talk to Lazy Game Reviews!

7/26/2022
Billy & Dom talk about how to troll your friends while watching LOTR, the various Canadian provinces, the new Elder Scrolls/Skyrim co-op mode, and then have Lazy Game Reviews' Clint Basinger on to talk about his passion for all things vintage games and computers. Clint Basinger is the guy behind Lazy Game Reviews, a YouTube show that began in 2009 dedicated to revisiting retro technology and the history of computing. If it has a microprocessor, a keyboard, and comes in beige or woodgrain,...

Duration:01:24:49

Billy & Dom Talk to Comedian Guy Branum

7/19/2022
Billy & Dom talk about whether Merry and Pippin could have made Frodo's journey and their favorite animation movies before having comedian/writer Guy Branum on show. They talk about Guy's new book My Life as a Goddess, getting started as a stand up comedian, working in a writer's room, and offers his homemade peach cobbler for Eat the World! Guy Branum is an American comedian, writer, and actor best known as the head writer of, and a sketch performer on, X-Play on the G4 network and as a...

Duration:01:14:49

Billy & Dom Talk to a Mead Maker!

7/12/2022
Billy & Dom discuss Chinese food in the UK vs. US, the Halo game series, Star Wars books, and then Eat the World with Travis Sigler of Wyrd Leather and Mead. They taste and discuss Mead's origins, how it's made, its many flavors, and Travis' LOTR-inspired mead/leather shop in Portland, Oregon! Wyrd Leatherworks and Meadery is a medieval-themed hall, leather shop, and meadery all in one located in Portland, Oregon, and is the number one stop for all Adventurer's, Cosplayers, and fans of...

Duration:01:06:47

Billy & Dom Talk to The Potash Twins!

7/5/2022
Now in their NEW STUDIO Billy & Dom talk to jazz musicians The Potash Twins. They discuss how they got started, the pros/cons of studying music in college, their latest album Hornography, what defines jazz, Eat the World with some Dried Squid, and host another LIVE jam performance for Funky for You! Adeev and Ezra Potash, professionally known as The Potash Twins are American identical twin musicians and television personalities from Omaha, Nebraska. The twins have hosted several TV shows on...

Duration:01:20:35

LIVE at MEGACON Orlando!

6/28/2022
Billy & Dom host their FIRST LIVE SHOW at MEGACON Orlando! They discuss which characters they'd like to see cross over from Star Wars into The Lord of the Rings, the cleanliness of hotel remotes, explore some riddles, tongue twisters, and then Eat the World with Florida's former and current state foods - Key Lime Pie and Strawberry ShortCake! Check below for other LIVE Friendship Onion recordings! Denver (July 1st) Chicago (July 8th) Boston (August 12th) Toronto (August 26th) Get your...

Duration:01:12:16

Billy & Dom Talk to a Fighter Pilot!

6/21/2022
Billy & Dom talk about Billy's experience working in Nova Scotia before bringing fighter pilot Terry Pankhurst on the show who talks about how he got started as a pilot, his experience at flight school, and then diving into discussing the realism of Top Gun, including Goose's ejection, air brakes, targeting enemies, big egos, and more! Terry Pankhurst flew the S-3B Viking for nearly four years, going on many deployments to faraway places. In February 2000, he transitioned to training...

Duration:01:25:15

Billy & Dom Talk to Podcaster Chris Mancini!

6/14/2022
Billy & Dom talk with podcaster/writer Chirs Mancini who talks about his new graphic novel Long Ago and Far Away, his current podcast What're You Watching?, the old school art of video rentals, his favorite films from the last year, and Eats the World with some Trader Joe's mini ice cream cones! Chris Mancini is a writer, comedian, filmmaker, podcaster and parent. He has written on everything from soap operas to parenting books to comics to horror films, which are all more closely related...

Duration:01:19:40

ALL EPISODES OF VIGILANTE ARE AVAILABLE NOW!

6/13/2022
Tim Miller is a famous search-and-rescuer in Dickinson, Texas, who's helped to locate more than 300 missing persons. After 38 years of searching, he’s now convinced that he’s finally solved his own daughter’s murder. In the first season of VIGILANTE, Allie Conti (NYT, Vice) explores the human cost of Tim’s singular obsession with the case -- from the people he’s falsely accused in the past, to his estranged daughter, to the current girlfriend he’s put in the crosshairs of a possible serial...

Duration:00:05:51

Oscar-Winning Composer Michael Giacchino!

6/7/2022
Billy & Dom talk to Oscar-winning composer Michael Giacchino ( The Batman, Up, Rogue One) who discusses how he got started, his own experience with imposter syndrome, working on The Batman, winning an Oscar for Up, his favorite composers, how he approaches writing music, and then Eats the World with some homemade Hot Sauce! Michael Giacchino is an American composer of music for films, television, and video games, his work includes Jurassic World, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Ratatouille,...

Duration:01:26:18

Billy & Dom Talk to Adam Savage!

5/31/2022
Billy & Dom talk about the scariest horror films they've seen before diving into an interview with Adam Savage as he discusses how he got started, his relationship with WETA Workshop and Peter Jackson, crafting swords, his time on Mythbusters, and his future projects! Adam Whitney Savage is an American special effects designer and fabricator, actor, educator, and television personality and producer, best known as the former co-host of the Discovery Channel television series MythBusters and...

Duration:01:10:07

Billy & Dom Talk to a Rocket Scientist!

5/24/2022
Billy and Dom talk to Rocket Scientist Olympia LePoint who talks about how she got started at NASA, being one of the few females in a male-dominant environment, her job in calculating catastrophic failure for shuttle missions, and her book Mathaphobia which explores how to overcome the fear of mathematics! Olympia Ann LePoint is an American author, professional speaker and rocket scientist. LePoint helped design rockets for 28 of NASA Space Shuttle missions between 1998 and 2007. In 2007,...

Duration:00:55:18