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Joy, a Podcast. Hosted by Craig Ferguson

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Storied late-night talk host Craig Ferguson brings his interview talents and singular world view to a discussion of the modern state of JOY, sitting down with notable guests from the worlds of entertainment, science, government, and more. How's our Joy doing? Bridled? On life support? Where do we find joy in a world that seems by any rational measure to be collapsing around us?

Location:

United States

Description:

Storied late-night talk host Craig Ferguson brings his interview talents and singular world view to a discussion of the modern state of JOY, sitting down with notable guests from the worlds of entertainment, science, government, and more. How's our Joy doing? Bridled? On life support? Where do we find joy in a world that seems by any rational measure to be collapsing around us?

Language:

English


Episodes

Thomas Lennon

2/27/2024
Meet Thomas Lennon, an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer, director, novelist and Craig’s good friend. He plays Lieutenant Jim Dangle on the series Reno 911! Lennon is also an accomplished screenwriter of several major studio comedies, he wrote the Night at the Museum films, The Pacifier, Balls of Fury, and Baywatch. EnJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:56:16

Yvette Nicole Brown

2/20/2024
Meet Yvette Nicole Brown, an American actress and Craig’s long time friend. She starred as Shirley Bennett on the NBC sitcom Community, as Dani in the 2015 reboot of The Odd Couple on CBS and as Dina Rose on the ABC sitcom The Mayor. In this episode Yvette and Craig talk about religion, life, politics and why Craig thinks Yvette is the right person to run for the office! EnJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:55:07

Weird Al

2/13/2024
Meet "Weird Al” Yankovic , an American treasure and best known for creating comedy songs that make light of pop culture and often parody specific songs by contemporary musicians. Al and Craig are good friends in real life and the conversation shows! Al recently picked up his very first Emmy for being one of the producers of WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story, which also won the award for Outstanding Television Movie at the Creative Arts ceremony. The movie also won an Emmy for its score, besides winning many other awards and nominations. It is a must watch! You can see it here: http://tinyurl.com/yms9tsdf. EnJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:57:41

Illeana Douglas

2/6/2024
Illeana Douglas is an American actress, filmmaker, and writer. Listen to Craig and Illeana chat about movies, her life in Connecticut and LA, and bunch more. Her new book called Connecticut In The Movies is out now and available here for purchase: http://tinyurl.com/3ep2ejw5, EnJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:09:57

Ronny Chieng

1/30/2024
Meet Ronny Chieng, a stand up comedian, actor and Correspondent on "The Daily Show". In addition to two Netflix stand-up comedy specials, Ronny has starred in "Crazy Rich Asians", Marvel's "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings", "M3GAN", "American Born Chinese", "Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.", "Vacation Friends 2", "Joy Ride" and will star in the upcoming Hulu series "Interior Chinatown”. Catch Ronny on his stand up tour named Love to Hate It. Tickets available here: https://www.ronnychieng.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:55:11

Colm Dillane

1/23/2024
Meet Colm Dillane, an American artist, fashion designer, and musician. He is the founder of KidSuper, a streetwear clothing brand based in Brooklyn, New York. Besides many accomplishments, Dillane's collaborated with the luxury fashion house, Louis Vuitton, part of the LVMH conglomerate. EnJOY this brilliant mind of Colm and check out www.kidsuper.com! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:55:01

Ed Begley Jr

1/16/2024
Ed Begley Jr. needs no introduction. Beloved actor and environmental activist. Check out his new memoir To the Temple of Tranquility...And Step On It! and buy it here http://tinyurl.com/nxj4ahr8. In his memoir Ed shares hilarious and poignant stories of his improbable life, focusing on his relationship with his legendary father, adventures with Hollywood icons, the origins of his environmental activism, addiction and recovery, and his lifelong search for wisdom and common ground. EnJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:52:36

Julie Demarest

1/9/2024
Meet Julie Demarest. Julie has worked in social/human services for 20 years predominately in emergency shelters, homeless services, drop-in centers, and supportive/transitional housing programs. She spent 10 of those 20 years being on-call for any emergencies and due to no real work/life separation experienced severe work “burn out”. She has recently switched careers to massage therapy. To say the least, Julie has an interesting story to tell. Do not miss. EnJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:41:56

Tom Welsh

1/2/2024
Here is Tom Welsh, Craig’s old friend and a music aficionado. Tom was the Director of Performing Arts at the Cleveland Museum of Art, was the Managing Director of Big Ears in 2023, and is the manager of legendary composer Terry Riley. EnJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:41:24

Joel McHale

12/26/2023
Joel McHale, an Italian born-American actor, comedian, television presenter, and Craig’s long time friend. He is best known for hosting The Soup and his role as Jeff Winger on the NBC sitcom Community. Take a break from the holiday festivities and listen to this engaging and funny chat between two buds. enJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:00:58

Robert J. Cerfolio, MD

12/19/2023
Meet Robert J. Cerfolio, MD aka “Cerf”. He is one of the world’s top thoracic surgeons and his peers have voted him one of America’s Best Doctors. He is an author of several books and certainly a very interesting and charismatic human being. This conversation is guaranteed to pique your interest. enJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:53:52

Jay Leno

12/12/2023
Jay Leno needs no introduction. He is one of the greats, comedian, long time host of The Tonight Show on NBC and mainly a car enthusiast! Craig and Jay are friends and it shows in their conversation. Tune into a fun hour of jokes, stories and much more. This one is for the books. enJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:05:56

Mike Massimino

12/5/2023
Meet Craig’s long time friend Mike Massimino. He served as a NASA Astronaut from 1996 until 2014, flew in space twice and became the first human to tweet from space. His new book titled Moonshot: A NASA Astronaut’s Guide to Achieving the Impossible is available here: https://shorturl.at/uwGKR or anywhere you get your books. EnJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:54:42

Rita Wilson

11/28/2023
Rita Wilson, an American actress, singer, and producer. Listen to Craig & Rita talk about religion, Rita’s family history and her home town of Los Angeles. EnJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:01:28

Kathy Kinney

11/21/2023
Meet Craig’s dear friend Kathy Kinney. She is an American actress, voice actress, and comedian. In the late 1990s she starred in the sitcom The Drew Carey Show as Mimi Bobeck, the outrageously made-up, flamboyantly vulgar, and vindictive nemesis of Drew Carey. This is a good one. EnJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:58:29

Tom Papa

11/14/2023
The greatest Tom Papa is on this week’s episode of JOY. Judd Apatow said it the best: "Tom Papa isn't just one of our most hilarious comic minds, he is also a big-hearted observer of the human condition.” Listen to Craig and Tom simply having a great time hanging out together. EnJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:15:01

Kimbal Musk

11/7/2023
Meet Kimbal Musk, he is a restaurateur, chief, and entrepreneur. In this first ever field trip episode of Joy, Craig visits Kimbal at his house in Colorado and Kimbal makes him his famous & very delicious scrambled eggs. They talk about food, culture and Burning Man! Kimbal’s new book titled "The Kitchen Cookbook: Cooking for Your Community" is out on March 12th, 2023 and you can pre-order it now on Amazon here: https://shorturl.at/bh167 EnJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:48:01

Pete Holmes

10/31/2023
In Craig’s words: "Welcome to Pete Holmes. Comedian and philosopher. We talk about God quite a bit so be prepared to disagree and be annoyed or perhaps to agree and be pleased or maybe even all of these things at the same time with a few chuckles thrown in. EnJoy.” Pete's brand new stand special called I AM NOT FOR EVERYONE is available on Netflix now! Go watch it! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:54:15

Adriana Trigiani

10/24/2023
This week on JOY, Craig’s dear friend Adriana Trigiani. Adriana is The New York Times best selling author of 20 books in fiction and nonfiction, award-winning filmmaker, and host of the blockbuster Facebook Live show, “Adriana Ink”. She now hosts the “You Are What You Read” podcast, deep, surprising, and humorous conversations with the great cultural figures of our time about the books that built their souls. EnJOY. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:54:12

Lewis Black

10/17/2023
This week on Joy, Lewis Black, in Craig’s own words “One of America’s best and crankiest comedians”. Craig and Lewis passionately discuss joy, comedy, culture and much more. Give it a listen and see for yourself what level of cranky they reach. EnJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:59:09