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The Comedy Cellar Presents, A weekly Political Comedy Podcast hosted by Noam Dworman & Hatem Gabr. With some of the top comedy cellar comedians and guests, They discuss News, Politics, comedy & culture.

The Comedy Cellar Presents, A weekly Political Comedy Podcast hosted by Noam Dworman & Hatem Gabr. With some of the top comedy cellar comedians and guests, They discuss News, Politics, comedy & culture.
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The Comedy Cellar Presents, A weekly Political Comedy Podcast hosted by Noam Dworman & Hatem Gabr. With some of the top comedy cellar comedians and guests, They discuss News, Politics, comedy & culture.




Life Inside North Korea With Michael Malice

This week on Live From America Podcast, hosts Noam and Hatem explore the intricacies of North Korea. They start with the big announcement of the opening of the new Comedy Cellar in Las Vegas and a quick discussion about the comedy business. Then they discuss President Donald Trump decision to fire Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and nominating CIA Director Mike Pompeo. The conversation got heated when they discussed the history of Gina Haspel, President Trump's choice for new CIA director,...


Faces Of DACA

This episodes guests talk about some of the big issues around America today, as well as having an insightful conversation with members of DACA. With comedian Dan Naturman, we interview Daniel Diaz and Christopher Rendon from Watch more episodes and clips at: Email the show at


The New York Story with Mike Wallace

This week on Live From America Podcast, We interview renowned American historian Mike Wallace. He specializes in the history of New York City, and in the history and practice of "public history". In 1998 he co-authored Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898, which in 1999 won the Pulitzer Prize in History. In 2017, he published a successor volume, Greater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898 to 1919. Wallace is a Distinguished Professor of History at John Jay College of...


Escaping Scientology Twice

This week on Live From America Podcast An episode About Scientology. A look from the inside. We speak with Karen Pressley (Author of Escaping Scientology) about her time spent trapped within the cult. Also in the studio are Karen Margolis and Tommy O Malley from the Unhireable Podcast We first learn from Pressley about the ideology behind Scientology. L. Ron Hubbard created a religion that promotes self power, claiming followers have supernatural abilities. There is no praying, worshiping,...


Civil Liberties In The Modern Age

On this heated episode of Live From America Podcast, we are joined by high ranking staff from the ACLU. Lee Rowland (@berkitron) is back on the air with Noam by popular demand. She is the Senior Staff Attorney for the ACLU Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project. Jay Stanley (@JayCStanley) is the Senior Policy Analyst with that same project. Also on the show Comedian Dan Naturman and Journalist Stephen Calabria Hosted by Noam Dworman and Hatem Gabr


#MeToo And The Flawed Aziz Discussion

This week on Live From America Podcast, we discuss the #metoo movement with a panel of female comedians / journalists / influencers. Jena Friedman (Comedian, The Daily Show, Letterman), Eve Peyser (Writer for Vice), and Kelsey Adams (NYC LifeStyle Blogger | @koolkelsey on instagram). We are also joined by Lou Perez (Comedian, Writer, WeTheInternet.TV) . We have an interesting conversation about the #metoo movement. The national dialogue took an odd turn in the wake of recent articles about...


Stormy Daniels and Aziz Ansari

This week on Live From America Podcast, we discuss the emergency government shutdown [and who is responsible], and the discovery of Trump's involvement with famed adult film star, Stormy Daniels. (Aka Stephanie Gregory Clifford). We also discuss the Aziz Ansari story by Our amazing guests this week are: Richard Zacks: the author of CHASING THE LAST LAUGH: Mark Twain's Raucous and Redemptive Round-the-World Comedy Tour"(Doubleday) 538.COM stars Hary Enten and Galen Druke Lou Perez...


Taking A Knee with David Rees

In the wake of the NFL protests, we debate whether or not such acts should be taking place. David Rees emphatically loves what's going on and encourages more of it. Michael thinks that an entertainment event should not be the outlet for political statements. The reactions of players and crowds at NFL games have been highly varied. Aaron Rodgers pleaded for the entire stadium to hold hands, and they did not. The Pittsburgh Steelers opted to not be on the field during the National Anthem....


Hawaiian Ballistic Missiles and Shitholes

This week on Live From America Podcast; we sit down with Professor of Epidemiology Joshua M. Epstein. Dr. Epstein has extensive experience in mathematical and computational modeling of biomedical and social dynamics at all scales - from local to national to planetary. He pioneered the technique of agent-based computational modeling and has applied it to problems in social, behavioral, and biomedical science by modeling economic dynamics, patterns of civil violence, the evolution of norms,...


Silk Road The Dark Web - An Interview with Lyn Ulbricht

On this episode of Live From America Podcast, Our special guest is Lyn Ulbricht, the mother of Ross Ulbricht (famed creator of the website "Silk Road"). Ross is currently serving a double life sentence in a Federal prison. As we hear from a mother who believes her son was truly wrongfully imprisoned, We learn about what it is like for Lynn to fight her fight, and to hear what reason a Federal judge gave for taking her sons freedom. With comedians, Modi and Tony Daro, reporter Stephen...


A Discussion With the Great John Podhoretz

This week we are very excited to be joined by John Mordecai Podhoretz. He is the editor for Commentary Magazine, and was previously the chief political columnist for the New York Post, a speechwriter in the Reagan and George H.W. Bush administrations, and a consultant for the television program “West Wing.” He has also worked for Time Magazine, U.S. News & World Report, and The Washington Times. He is also a 5-time Jeopardy winner as well! We find out why he is no longer allowed to play...


Controversy with Amy Wax

We discuss controversial op-ed that was co-written by Penn Law School professor Amy Wax, which said, "All cultures are not created equal," which generated a firestorm. Joined by comedian Dov Davidoff, producer Stephen Calabria, and Noam Dworman.


Inside the Army of Terror with CNN'S Michael Weiss

Our featured guest this week is Journalist Michael Weiss (CNN National Security Analyst, Coauthor, ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror). We discuss his time reporting from Syria at the start of the Syrian Revolution, as well as his reporting on matters pertaining to ISIS and the US invasion of Iraq. Were these conflicts justified?


Women and Hollywood with Brooke Gladstone

Women, Hollywood, And How We React To It All. After Louie C.K. admits to sexual misconduct, the media companies are cutting all ties with him. We ask the difficult questions on this stimulating episode with Brooke Gladstone (Co-Host, Editor of WNYC's On the Media, author of "The Influencing Machine" and "The Trouble with Reality: A Rumination on Moral Panic"), Brandon O'Neal (columnist and writer) and Lou Perez from (We The Internet TV on YouTube:


Italian Americans, #Weinstein, and #Terror in #NYC

This week we are joined by the founder of the Italian American Museum, Dr. Joseph Scelsca. We have a very frank but funny conversation about the trials of Italian immigrants and their portrayal in the media. Even though we expected our guest to "clam up" about certain current events, he has a lot to say on the Hollywood / Weinstein scandal as well as the #terror attack that took place in Lower Manhattan Also on the show is Modi, Wil Sylvince, Hatem Gabr, and Noam Dworman


Inching Towards Insanity With Fred Kaplan

Fred M. Kaplan is a liberal American author and journalist. His weekly "War Stories" column for Slate magazine covers international relations and U.S. foreign policy. We discuss a slew of news stories from the headlines, including Hollywood scandals and Paul Manafort and Robert Gates turning themselves in (after pleading guilty to making false statements). We also look back how Status of Forces Agreements (SOFA) have been interpreted around the world. For More Info Go To...



This week on Live From America Podcast, we are joined by Oliver Darcy (Senior Media Reporter at CNN) and Hadas Gold (reporter covering European politics at CNN). We discuss the kicking of DACA down the road, missiles being fired over Japan, and how Hillary Clinton can improve her charm


The North Korean Missile w/ Keegan Hamilton (Vice News Editor)

We sit down with Vice News Editor Keegan Hamilton, Comedian Modi, Comedian Greg Rogell, and Stephen Calabria to discuss the North Korean missile that was shot over Japan in August 2017. Is North Korea a threat to the world? A threat to the United States? Is ISIS more of a threat? How has the situation come to this? Keegan has reported for Vice News on the subject matter and it makes for a fantastic episode.


After UFO's discussion, Charlottesville with Just The Boys

Recorded just after the skype call with Nick Pope, the regulars discuss the validity of UFO's and other conspiracy theories. Then around the half way point, they shift gears and discuss the impact of events like #Charlottesville and the rise of the Anti-Fa movement.


UFO's & the unexplained theories w/ Nick Pope

Our guest Mr. Nick Pope ran the British government's UFO project and is the world's leading authority on UFOs, the unexplained and conspiracy theories....enjoy...


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