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The Fogelnest Files

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The Fogelnest Files is a podcast taped live at the UCB Theatre in Los Angeles where Jake Fogelnest and some of his favorite comedians and funny friends revisit pop culture gems from the internet and Jake’s personal archive.

The Fogelnest Files is a podcast taped live at the UCB Theatre in Los Angeles where Jake Fogelnest and some of his favorite comedians and funny friends revisit pop culture gems from the internet and Jake’s personal archive.
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Los Angeles, CA

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Earwolf

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The Fogelnest Files is a podcast taped live at the UCB Theatre in Los Angeles where Jake Fogelnest and some of his favorite comedians and funny friends revisit pop culture gems from the internet and Jake’s personal archive.

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English

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P.O. Box 1421 Los Angeles, CA 90078


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Allan Arkush

12/6/2017
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Allan Arkush is the director of The Ramones motion picture Rock ‘n’ Roll High School, Get Crazy, Heartbeeps, and much more. A true legend out of the Roger Corman school of filmmaking, he joins Jake to discuss how the 1964 Beatles’ film A Hard Day’s Night changed his life, to his unforgettable time working at the Fillmore East, to the bet that lead him to co-direct his first film Hollywood Boulevard, and why The Ramones were the perfect fit to his high school musical film. As always, check...

Duration: 01:26:44


Allison Wolfe

12/6/2017
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In addition to being the lead singer of several punk rock groups including Bratmobile and Partyline, Allison Wolfe is one of the pioneers of the underground feminist punk rock movement known as Riot grrrl. She joins Jake to discuss what is was like to be a central figure in the Riot grrrl movement, how the first disbandment of Bratmobile lead to the formation of Cold Cold Hearts, the later reformation of Bratmobile, and the birth of Partyline. As always, check out all the videos over at...

Duration: 01:11:25


Don Bolles

12/6/2017
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Los Angeles Punk rock legend Don Bolles joins Jake to talk about some insane LA Punk rock history from The Screamers to The Weirdos. They’ll get into the origin of Don’s name, how Don moved from Arizona to audition for The Germs, living at the Canterbury apartments with Black Randy, The Source Family, the death of Peter Ivers, and why Don was arrested with a bottle of Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap. If you want to learn more about Darby Crash and the Germs, grab yourself a copy of Lexicon Devil:...

Duration: 01:20:03


Best Of Year One

12/6/2017
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Jake compiles his favorite moments from the first year of the show on this week’s Best Of edition of THE FOGELNEST FILES! Fantastic moments like Megan Amram’s Rosie O’Donnell story, Jen Kirkman’s breakdown of Royce & Marilyn, Cheech & Chong explaining the origin of “Dave’s Not Here”, an appearance from a certain squirrel and many, many more are highlighted. Head on over to youtube.com/TheFogelnestFiles to watch all the clips from this week’s episode.

Duration: 00:58:58


Julie Brown

12/6/2017
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The iconic Julie Brown comes by the studio and drops knowledge about MTV, comedy songs, and how to handle crotchety game show hosts on this edition of THE FOGELNEST FILES! Jake talks to her about what it was like to be on a game-changing episode of Laverne and Shirley, how she got MTV to come west, and her wonderful work in Earth Girls Are Easy. Things get crazy as they also discuss the menace of Chuck Woolery and the increasing battiness of Victoria Jackson. Plus, some great clips of...

Duration: 00:54:11


93 David Krumholtz

6/12/2014
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David Krumholtz joins Jake this week to talk about crazy neighbors, how David's grandmother was the inspiration behind the Gigi character he portrays for the comedy weather website Weather From (www.weatherfrom.com ), and the greatest prank David ever played on Jake in high school. Plus, they look at David's contribution to the Harlem Shake meme and Jake introduces David to the wetlook fetish. Check out all the videos from today's episode over at youtube.com/TheFogelnestFiles !

Duration: 01:01:15


92 Max Silvestri

6/5/2014
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Max Silvestri makes his way from New York to join Jake as they talk all about how Jake flew first class, Max's new stand-up album " King Piglet ," and why Max is a New York mainstay. They also take a gander at a Gangnam Style parody called "Hot Dog Condom Style" and identical twin goth cheerleaders doing an Iggy Azalea cover. Check out all the videos from today's episode over at youtube.com/TheFogelnestFiles !

Duration: 01:10:38


91 Nick Thune

5/29/2014
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Nick Thune joins Jake this week to discuss Scott Weiland's missing credit card, a passionate young man who is angry at NASA and a little bit of spirituality. They also take a look at who is following Joe Perry from Aerosmith on Twitter. Check out all the videos from today’s episode over at youtube.com/TheFogelnestFiles ! Jake will be a guest on a LIVE taping of How Was Your Week with Julie Klausner on Sunday, June 1st at The Bell House in Brooklyn, New York. Get tickets at the...

Duration: 01:06:16


90 Megan Neuringer

5/22/2014
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Megan Neuringer is a super funny person who you may recognize from TV, movies, and performing at the UCB Theatre in NY & LA. Megan & Jake chat about the dangers of having bed bugs, having fun with a crude Vine commenter, rave culture in NY, and why it was brutal for Megan when she was coming up in the UCB NY comedy scene. They also talk about a young gentleman's love letter/Frozen parody, the funkiest Lord's Prayer, and the Church of Satan. Check out all the videos from today’s episode...

Duration: 01:04:31


89 Adam Resnick

5/15/2014
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Adam Resnick has written for Late Night with David Letterman, co-created Get A Life with Chris Elliott, and wrote/directed the motion picture Cabin Boy. Adam also recently wrote a hilarious memoir called Will Not Attend: Lively Stories of Detachment and Isolation which he joins Jake today to talk about along with what lead him to write for Letterman, the creation of Get A Life, and being embarrassed to leave his house after the release of Cabin Boy. As always, check out all the videos from...

Duration: 01:04:29


88 Kevin Dorff

5/8/2014
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Kevin Dorff is an alumnus of Second City in Chicago, has written for Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and is one of the most talented improvisers in the world. Kevin joins his old buddy Jake today to talk all about comedy in Chicago from Pinata Full of Bees to Steve Dahl to The BJ and Dirty Dragon Show. Check out all the videos from today’s episode over at youtube.com/TheFogelnestFiles !

Duration: 01:10:33


87 Devin Faraci

4/24/2014
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Film critic Devin Faraci from BadassDigest.com joins Jake to talk about his part in the documentary Jodorowsky's Dune, David Lynch, and Star Wars. Then, he discusses his career path starting from political activism to message boards to writing to film criticism and how it affects his life now - including a tale of an in-person revenge beat-down. As always, check out all the videos from today’s episode over at Youtube.com/TheFogelnestFiles !

Duration: 01:09:32


86 Joe Rubin of Vinegar Syndrome & Louis Justin of Massacre Video

4/17/2014
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Joe Rubin runs Vinegar Syndrome which specializes in restoring/releasing classic X-rated and exploitation films. Louis Justin runs Massacre Video which specializes in restoring/releasing low-budget and hard to find horror/cult/exploitation VHS tapes. These weirdos join Jake to talk about what lead them to do what they do, the process of tracking down directors to be able to re-release films, and their thoughts on the current state of cinema. Along the way they'll take a look at some of the...

Duration: 01:04:37


85 Little Esther

4/10/2014
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Little Esther is a very funny & nice stand-up comedian. She joins Jake this week to talk about collecting hot chicks , what was funny to her as a kid, some of the ghosts that appear in the Comedy Store at 2am, and her surreal experience making a pilot for MTV. They'll also take a look at a dance number from a Canadian children's TV show called Size Small, a video for a product called the Fuck Me Silly Mega Masturbator, and an instructional video that teaches Japanese people how to speak...

Duration: 00:59:50


84 Marc Edward Heuck

4/3/2014
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On this week's episode of The Fogelnest Files, Marc Edward Heuck, Film historian, famed projectionist, and original movie geek, sits down with Jake to get into the nitty gritty of cult classic filmography. Tune in to hear a very informative discussion about the two films Jake and Marc are both equally passionate about, 'Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains' and 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show'. This is the Fogelnest Files at it's best and truest of heart! Don't miss out.This episode is...

Duration: 01:07:02


83 Harold Bronson

3/27/2014
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Harold Bronson, co-founder of Rhino Records, joins Jake on this episode of The Fogelnest Files. Tune in to hear them talk about recording the first Rhino Records single with Wild Man Fischer, the relationship between Rock n' Roll & comedy, and working with Julie Brown. Plus hear how "Family Ties" broke Billy Vera & The Beaters, and the story of the real Sharona behind The Knack. As always, check out all the videos from this episode are over at youtube.com/TheFogelnestFiles ! If you’re in Los...

Duration: 01:40:26


82 Peter Conheim of Negativland

3/20/2014
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Peter Conheim of the experimental music band Negativland joins Jake to talk about the history of Negativland on this week's edition of THE FOGELNEST FILES! They'll discuss how Negativland were sued for their U2 EP which displayed “U2” in a very large type on the front of the packaging, why they created a press release stating their song "Christianity Is Stupid" had inspired David Brom to kill his family, the inspiration behind their album Dispepsi, and transitioning from cutting tape...

Duration: 01:03:39


81 Alan Spencer

3/13/2014
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Sledge Hammer! & Bullet in the Face creator Alan Spencer joins Jake this week to talk about how he went from being a latchkey kid who loved TV to becoming one of the youngest writers for TV around the age of fifteen. They'll also chat about how Marty Feldman took Alan under his wing after wandering onto the set of Young Frankenstein, a seminal moment in Alan & Andy Kaufman’s friendship, and how Alan got to work with his childhood hero Don Adams. As always, check out all the videos from this...

Duration: 01:44:25


80 Andy Daly

3/6/2014
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Jake's good buddy Andy Daly stops by to talk about stumbling upon the UCB in the early 90s in New York, the inspiration behind many of his characters, and how his new Comedy Central show Review (premiering March 6th at 10pm) came about. Do they also chat about The Rockettes, Sha Na Na at Woodstock, and The Monkees? You bet they do! Don’t forget to check out all the videos from this episode are over at youtube.com/TheFogelnestFiles ! If you’re in Los Angeles, come join Jake as he presents a...

Duration: 01:05:43


79 Dave Itzkoff

2/27/2014
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Dave Itzkoff of The New York Times and author of the new book " Mad As Hell: The Making of Network and the Fateful Vision of the Angriest Man in Movies " joins Jake to talk about story of Howard Beale. The first known instance of a man who was killed because he had lousy ratings. It's an in depth discussion on Paddy Chayefsky's satirical film Network you won't want to miss. Don't forget to check out all the videos from this episode are over at youtube.com/TheFogelnestFiles ! If you're in Los...

Duration: 01:20:22

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