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Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend

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Writer, comedian and unabashed crappy television fan Alison Rosen (you know her as Adam Carolla's news girl) shares all the junk in her head in a fun and silly (but sometimes serious) weekly interview show touching on relationships, pop culture and current events, listener interaction and trying to figure out if that thing you do that you think no one else does is normal.

Writer, comedian and unabashed crappy television fan Alison Rosen (you know her as Adam Carolla's news girl) shares all the junk in her head in a fun and silly (but sometimes serious) weekly interview show touching on relationships, pop culture and current events, listener interaction and trying to figure out if that thing you do that you think no one else does is normal.
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Los Angeles, CA

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Writer, comedian and unabashed crappy television fan Alison Rosen (you know her as Adam Carolla's news girl) shares all the junk in her head in a fun and silly (but sometimes serious) weekly interview show touching on relationships, pop culture and current events, listener interaction and trying to figure out if that thing you do that you think no one else does is normal.

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@alisonrosen

Language:

English


Episodes

Elliott Kalan Has Impostor Syndrome

12/9/2018
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Elliott Kalan (The Daily Show, Mystery Science Theater 3000, The Flop House) stops by the show to talk about about his wonderful children's book Horse Meets Dog, The Flop House podcast, working his way from intern to head writer on The Daily Show and his decision to leave when Jon Stewart left, adjusting to Los Angeles, fatherhood, his love of presidents, a Clydesdale farm in Sonoma, the UCB class he took with Alison, Chester A. Arthur and so much more including Just Me Or Everyone. Check...

Duration:01:44:31

A Great Vacation, Awful Teachers, Daniel's College Roommate

12/5/2018
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We've returned from an amazing Hawaiian vacation rounded by some harrowing flights. Daniel's college roommate, author Dan DeWeese, is here to tell us what Daniel was like way back when and grow uncomfortable at the attention Daniel lavishes upon his innovative napping form. Also we talk about whether learning rules for storytelling (which they learned in film school) is a help or a hindrance. Plus things teachers have said to us that have negatively impacted us, "Island Dan," Puka dogs,...

Duration:01:29:22

Mark Normand Is On The Spectrum

12/2/2018
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Mark Normand returns to talk about his recent sold out live podcast (Tuesdays with Stories), being on the spectrum, relationships, pitching shows, why comedy shouldn't be put under a microscope, comedy being filled with degenerates, intimacy through injury and so much more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone. Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy Alison's Book: Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) You probably need to buy a new...

Duration:01:19:38

The Game of Seduction, Anchovy Whispers, Spelling Bees

11/28/2018
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When did everyone start saying "janky" and what does it mean exactly? Also does the friend zone exist? And guess which member of the Thursday gang is secretly a spelling bee star? Plus Topic Sombrero, a conversation that may or may not have happened and so much more including a round of Just Me Or Everyone. I am on vacation right now and writing this in a hotel room and I fear this show description doesn't accurately reflect how fun this episode really was. Check us out on Patreon:...

Duration:01:17:15

Asif Ali Knows a Shocking Amount About Exotic Birds

11/25/2018
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Asif Ali (Wrecked, Goatface) stops by the show to talk about growing up a minority in Arizona, getting into comedy, benefitting by not following the "show biz" rules, forming a sketch group with Hasan Minhaj, Fahim Anwar and Aristotle Athiras, shooting Wrecked in Fiji, scooters, the prime white people buying monkeys era and so much more. We also did a round of Just Me Or Everyone. Watch Goatface on Comedy Central November 27! Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy...

Duration:01:27:26

Happy Thanksgiving, The Greek System, Daniel's Life of Crime

11/21/2018
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Daniel's insane (but mercifully brief) frat experience and Renee's sorority experience are the fodder for some crazy stories that I'd never heard. Rape Rooms? THESE ARE A THING! Plus our feelings and prejudices about the Greek system, a roller coaster tooth experience, David's dark night of the soul involving a neighbor's car horn and so much more. Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy Alison's Book: Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me) You...

Duration:01:17:52

Eliza Skinner Knows What They Might Say About Her

11/18/2018
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Comic, actress, writer, singer and producer Eliza Skinner (Cool Playlist, The Late Late Show with James Corden, Drop the Mic) stops by the show to talk about growing up with "NPR"-type parents, wanting to be a performance artist, her early acting experiences, the Richmond arts community, musical improv, auditions, sketchy casting experiences, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, moving around, working at hotels and so much more. We also did a round of Topic Sombrero and Just Me Or...

Duration:01:32:34

Belly Buttons, Cryochambers, Ben Gleib's Telethon

11/14/2018
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Ben Gleib returns to tell us about his star-studded Telethon for America and his longtime infatuation with Natalie Portman. At one point during the telethon he nearly got an answer to a question which has been plaguing him about whether Natalie remembered an interaction he had with her years prior but then Chelsea Handler made a joke and the moment was lost forever. Also, Alison is worried her belly button is going to explode which leads to some hard truths about lies we've been fed about...

Duration:01:49:07

Travis McElroy, Jordan Morris, Michael Rosas (Live from Big Adventure Festival)

11/11/2018
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Travis McElroy (My Brother, My Brother and Me, Adventure Zone, Schmanners), Jordan Morris (Jordan, Jesse, Go!, Bubble) and musical guest Michael Rosas join me onstage for a live show from the Big Adventure Festival in Costa Mesa, California. Plus a promo for my new podcast, Childish! To see the photos mentioned at the beginning of the episode go to the episode summary at AlisonRosen.com. Check us out on Patreon: http://patreon.com/alisonrosen Buy Alison's Book: Tropical Attire Encouraged...

Duration:00:53:08

Nibbles Hazing, Greg's Standup, Ray's Insults

11/7/2018
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Greg is back and he had another harrowing experience with "mantra guy" when he was entirely too high to handle it. Also turns out he briefly considered doing standup. Fresh from an episode with Ray Oldhafer, Alison and Daniel recount a couple of WTF things he said. Also a recap of our fun show at Big Adventure Fest, sleep hygiene, ghosts, nighttime eating syndrome, TV Time, Busy Tonight, a round of Just Me Or Everyone and so much more. Check us out on Patreon:...

Duration:01:32:36

Ben Hoffman Sent Wheeler Walker, Jr. to Rehab (But He's Out Now)

11/4/2018
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Ben Hoffman, the real identity of the person behind country superstar Wheeler Walker, Jr. stops by the show to talk about Wheeler's upcoming album, WWIII and the way Wheeler's life mirrors Ben's. For example, WWWIII is as hilarious and crass as ever but features songs about true love and settling down. Wheeler has a wife and son. Ben Hoffman has been in a solid relationship for a while now and is thinking about the future. We also talk about touring life, the Netflix animated show Ben sold...

Duration:01:02:27

New House, Daniel's Keto Experience, Wendy's Preferred Family

10/31/2018
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We moved and we're in a new house with a temporary new studio! Also Daniel did the keto diet and Wendy is over us and Alie Ward is here only covering her mouth to hide her new Invisalign like half the time she speaks. And Renee is here with a new roommate at home. Also Daniel claims 90 percent of the junk in this house is mine which is patently false and now my life's mission is to prove him wrong. Plus so much more including a broken snow globe and Just Me Or Everyone. Check us out on...

Duration:01:36:38

Courtenay Hameister Is Too Anxious For Polyamory

10/28/2018
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Author and radio host Courtenay Hameister (Live Wire!) stops by the show to talk about her hilarious memoir Okay Fine Whatever: The Year I Went from Being Afraid of Everything to Only Being Afraid of Most Things, her RV book tour, relationships, being a late bloomer, the mixed feelings she experienced when she stopped hosting Live Wire!, live show anxiety, the genesis of the book, having sex in public, burrito night at the sex club, breathing and mindfulness, how she knew polyamory wasn't...

Duration:01:36:43

Greg Heller Returns, Alison's Zip Fly Confusion, Daniel's Fall

10/24/2018
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Greg Heller is back and he may have been so loud at work he caused Busy Phillips and her whole staff to move offices. Also he refused to receive a mantra while produce shopping. Alison and Daniel are moving this week and they are stressed. Alison can't throw anything out and Daniel took a humiliating spill outside. Plus we live video streamed this episode to Patreon and made the guy running the stream chime in from time to time. (His name is Dax Schaffer.) Alison is averse to human touch,...

Duration:01:40:14

Bert Kreischer Wishes You'd Stop Calling Him Fat

10/21/2018
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Bert Kreischer stops by the show to talk about his Sober October progress, the bet between him, Tom Segura, Joe Rogan and Ari Shaffir, the impact of Joe Rogan and Bill Burr talking to him at the Comedy Store about prioritizing standup and The Bertcast over TV hosting, allowing people to befriend him, the jokes (#bertisfat) that put him back into therapy, parting ways with the Travel Channel after eight years, eating coffee cake with his dog, his Netflix special Secret Time, his upcoming...

Duration:01:47:34

Car Wash Innovations, Jordan's Tipping Shades, Tar Pits

10/17/2018
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We have some ideas for car wash improvements. Jordan Morris is back and he knows a shocking amount of trivia about the La Brea Tar Pits. Alison did a corporate gig and flew semi-private and now she's been ruined for all real jobs and commercial flights. Also she had pregnant-lady cous cous disaster. (She choked on a cous and pissed herself.) Plus various cities we've spent time in, iTunes comments of the week, a round of Just Me Or Everyone and why it is that Jordan and Alison do that thing...

Duration:01:31:09

Kathryn Burns No Longer Keeps Her Emmy in the Bathroom

10/14/2018
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The list of shows Kathryn Burns has choreographed is highly impressive. In addition to her work on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend she's worked on Key & Peele, Workaholics, Another Period, Garfunkel & Oates, Wet Hot American Summer, Better Things, Jimmy Kimmel, Comedy Bang Bang and more. She's a go-to comedy choreographer but she's also worked with Carly Rae Jepsen and Pharrell. She's the first choreographer I've had on the show and I was fascinated to learn how it all works and also that there's no...

Duration:01:12:35

Scary Movies, Cliff Diving, What's in Alison's Box?

10/10/2018
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Double entendre alert! But really, I am terrible at moving and packing and decluttering and as proof, on-air, Daniel explores the contents of hastily packed box of crap that traveled with me from New York to California and has sat unopened in multiple apartments. Plus a discussion of movies that wrecked us for months, a restaurant in Denver that features cliff diving, a seasonal snackchat, a dog costume contest, JetSuiteX and so much more including Just Me Or Everyone. Check us out on...

Duration:01:29:26

Bonnie McFarlane Doesn't Do Farm Girl Comedy

10/7/2018
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Comedian Bonnie McFarlane stops by the show to talk about My Wife Hates Me (the podcast she cohosts with her husband Rich Vos), her book You're Better Than Me, growing up on a farm without running water in Canada, her confidence in writing, becoming a comic, ingrained sexism, sexist club owners, her documentary Women Aren't Funny, her experience on Last Comic Standing, motherhood, booking TV gigs and so much more. We also took your question and did a round of Just Me Or Everyone. Check us...

Duration:01:45:23

Ben Gleib's Bono Adventure, Renee's Turtle Release, Terrible Fro-Yo Toppings

10/3/2018
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After going into a little more detail about Daniel's psyche unraveling last week, we find out that Ben Gleib spent a glorious evening hanging out with Bono in Tulum and Renee released some turtles and shimmied up a lifeguard stand in Cancun. Plus the owls that listen to my podcast, the high school morning announcement gig I didn't get, the worst fro-yo topping combination ever and so much more including a round of Just Me Or Everyone. Check us out on Patreon:...

Duration:01:31:01