Ari Shaffir's Skeptic Tank

A comedy podcast to help better understand humanity and also to make fart jokes.

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#46: Artsy Fartsy (Ashley Snow Macomber)

Ashley Macomber invited me into her home to talk about her new art project she’s created with Will Oldham (aka Bonnie 'Prince' Billy). Ashley is an amazing artist and she’s got a really clear way of thinking about the creative process and...


 2012-02-13  1h55m

#45: Holocaust Couple (Willy and Helen Luksenburg)

Willy and Helen Luksenburg were kind enough to share their experiences in the Holocaust. It's an amazing tale that we're lucky enough to have on record. Please don't expect much in the way of comedy. This interview was recorded in August of 2011. The...


 2012-02-07  1h58m

#44: Autistic Brother (with Mike Recine)

Mike Recine was visiting LA last week and he came over to talk while he was in town. We shared some beers and talked about having a brother with severe autism. 


 2012-01-30  1h24m

#43: Software Millionare (David Taylor)

David Taylor stopped by Skeptic Tank Studios (my apartment) to talk about his days as a working professional in the software industry during the tech boom. He gave it all up to become a struggling comedian and talented non-working writer. 


 2012-01-23  1h55m

#42: I Love the 80s (Jon Reep, John Heffron, Brutus, Ruby, Genta Reep, Ari Shaffir)

Jon Reep and John Heffron continued talking with me after we took a quick pot break. The addition of marijuana into the mix made us completely abandon the Last Comic Standing topic and meander into movies from our childhood and lies we're trying to...


 2012-01-18  50m

#41: Last Comic Standing (Jon Reep, John Heffron, Ari Shaffir)

Jon Reep, John Heffron, and I got together to do each other's podcasts. They're on my Skeptic Tank and I'm on their Last Podcasting. For the purposes of the Skeptic Tank, we talked about Last Comic Standing. They're two past winners, and I'm just a...


 2012-01-16  1h25m

#40: Prostitutti Frutti (Miss X)

An upscale prostitute came to the Skeptic Tank to share with us about her job. It was one of the most interesting conversations I've had in a very long time. She was open and honest and very friendly. I hope you guys enjoy it as much as I did.


 2012-01-09  3h40m

#39: The Ding Dong Show (Don Barris)

Don Barris and I discuss the craziest show you will ever see, The Ding Dong Show. If you ever get a chance to see this show live, do yourself a favor and go. It's one of the wildest things in Hollywood.


 2012-01-02  1h44m

#38: Handsome & Handsomer (Jeff Dye, Geoff Keith)

Jeff Dye and Geoff Keith stopped by Skeptic Tank Studios to talk about their experiences as super attractive men. The hard part of this episode was convincing these two guys that they were way more attractive than average men. Most of our discussion...


 2011-12-26  1h47m

#37: The Nuthouse (Steven Brody Stevens)

Steven Brody Stevens stopped by Skeptic Tank Studios (my apartment) to share the details of his 17 day stay in the psyche ward at UCLA. It took us, like, 30 minutes to get into the topic, but eventually we did. We diverged a lot into a really...


 2011-12-19  2h12m