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JALS #141: Kristen Frisk

Kristen Frisk is a stand-up comedian, wife, and mother in Sacramento, California. She tells us about her start in stand-up, he life growing up, what it was like to join and work with other prominent female comedians in The Real (Funny) Housewives of Rio Linda, and how she balances her stand-up career with being a mom.

JALS #140: John Marcotte from The Cookie Project

John Marcotte is a very unique individual, he is a husband, father and political satarist, webmaster of Badmouth and Rescue Marriage. During the Holiday session he transforms into the driving force behind the Cookie Project. The Cookie Project started when John saw people would have to work on Christmas day. So his family whipped up a batch of cookies and delivered them to the employees. Yes that simple. A few years later it has gone National. Listen, get inspired and join us Next year.

JALS #138: Mike Betancourt

Wild Man Mike Betancourt drops in to DESTROY the studio! No, not really. You will find out that Mike is a changed man. He tells his story of the Highs and Lows of the last year. He explains his melt down at the Comedy Spot and how he has work very hard to get back on top. A fascinating story. Listen and Enjoy.

JALS #137: Emma Haney

Emma Haney is a comedian and podcaster in Sacramento, California. She returns to the podcast to discuss her foray into podcasting with her show, Belligerently Uninformed. She also talks about doing stand-up, writing material, and being addicted to World of Warcraft. Check it out!

JALS #136: Joe Kye

We finally get a little culture in Big Z Broadcast Studio as Joe Kye drops in with his Violin. Just one thing I should warn you about, Never and I mean NEVER call it a Fiddle! He goes CRAZY! Joe is a resent transplant from up north who has been here for a short time but has impressed some of Sacramento's most noted musicians. That is how we got his name. He drops a couple of original Tunes on us, and I'm here to say they sounded Great. You will think so too.

JALS #135: Gabe Nelson

Gabe Nelson, Bass player for the band Cake, stops by for a visit. Gabe talks about his days in the band while being a husband and a father; how he came to playing the Bass, writing and developing his own material, and performing with his wife, Peggy. They also play a couple tunes from their upcoming BellyGunner album. Be sure to rate and subscribe on iTunes, and add us to your playlists on Stitcher Radio!

JALS #132: Stephen Turner

On this episode we talk to San Jose based comedian and musician, Stephen Turner! Stephen talks about doing comedy, being a family man, and playing in a Grateful Dead cover band.

JALS #131: Dave “Bad Man” Huckaba

On this episode we talk to MMA fighter, Dave "Bad Man" Huckaba. We discuss his life before MMA; what brought him into MMA; what it's like training for a fight, and more! Be sure to check rate and review us on iTunes and add us to your playlist on Stitcher Radio.

JALS #126: Rich Brockman & Tyler Phillips

We talk with stand-up comedian and returning guest, Rich Brockman (Facebook / Twitter) and musician/producer, Tyler Phillips about Rich's upcoming comedy record, "The Parody Album."

JALS #125: Filmmaker Jason Rudy

Jason Rudy (Desperate Visions) returns to the show to talk about horror films as well as his own, all to help us get in the swing of the Halloween season!

JALS #124: LIVE from Sac Comedy Fest at the Sacramento Comedy Spot

Better late then never. This is our LIVE Episode from the Sacramento Comedy Festival. All the usual suspects are there, Junior, Leo and our 1 Man House Band Hunter Hill. Hunter sings a couple of his jaunty tunes then Leo does a few minutes of Stand Up. We then turn the stage over to one of Sacramento's most well known Comedian Keith Lowell Jensen. It was a fun filled night. We can't wait till next year.

JALS #121: Comedian/Podcaster Hunter Hill

Our buddy Hunter Hill returns to the show to talk about life, comedy, and everything else! Check it out!

JALS #120: Singer-Songwriter Hans Eberbach

Our friend Hans Eberbach returns to the show! This time we're talking about family, creating, movies, Christmas songs, and embracing your inner child later in life. Hans also performs! Check it out!


For more Hans Eberbach, check out his website here.

Episode 119: Poet and Radio Host Jovi Radtke

Previously appearing on a live episode, poet and radio host, Jovi Radtke, returns to the regular show to talk about performing her work, where she gets her inspiration, and her day job as the co-host of "Sac Pride Live" a weekly show dedicated to sharing news and human interest stories from the LGBT+ community. Oh yeah, and she's Junior's sister, so there's that. Give it a listen!


For more on Jovi Radtke, check out her website here.
For more on Sac Pride Live, check out the Facebook page here.

Episode 118: Comedian Matt Raymond

Matt Raymond returns! When we last had Matt on, he hadn't even been doing stand-up for an entire year yet, but had just won a competition that granted him the opportunity to book at least three shows at the Sacramento Comedy Spot (the site of the competition). Roughly ten months later, he's produced five shows under the Comics With Attitude (CWA) name, and has even started promoting that show at a second venue as well! We talk to Matt about what it's been like becoming a show promoter, and how that's changed his comedy habits. We also delve into the reasoning behind Matt's recent disappearing act from the scene earlier this year. It's a harrowing tale about running from the law, being mentored by a fellow named Cheddar, and befriending a large white man with bad breath named Dragline! Give a listen, and then hit up a CWA show near you!


For more on Matt Raymond, check out his Facebook page here.

Episode 109: The Friday Show


Our Friday Show on Saturday! OK give us a break we are Married with Children. On this episode we talk about what else...US. Why is so hard to get your wife to pick a place to eat? And a trip down memory lane on a lot of things Leo probably doesn't remember about his party days. Enjoy.

Episode 107: The Friday Show.



It's been a while since our last Friday Show. The Boys talk shit about a bunch of things. That is all. You can also tell who wrote the description.

Episode 105: Comedian Stephen Furey


On this episode of the show we sit down with comedian, Stephen Frurey. We talk to him about starting in comedy, his process, what he believes it takes to succeed, writing under the influence, and hie style of comedy. We talk about bringing family to comedy shows to early, and pitfalls that can arise if you bomb in front of them. All this and More!!!

Episode 101: Comedian Michael Patten


On this episode we talk to stand-up comedian, Michael Patten, about his year in comedy, why and when he decided to pursue stand-up, his time living on Hawaii, and how the scene and comedy in general has treated him since deciding to "come out" on stage. Check it out, and if you like it, share with a friend, maybe? 

Episode 100: LIVE at the Comedy Spot feat. Jovi Radtke and Johnny Taylor

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It's our big 100th episode AND our 1 year anniversary! As fortune would have it, we were able to celebrate these landmarks at the same time at the place that first brought us together, the Sacramento Comedy Spot, in front of a mighty a crowd! Celebrating with us were spoken word poet and radio show host, Jovi Radtke, and stand-up comedian and friend of the show, Johnny Taylor! We also played a little Poetry Idol with Leo, Junior, and our one-man houseband, Hunter Hill, writing and performing a poem, with the crowd deciding the winner! Laughs were uttered, hearts were broken, and a good time was had by all!

We'd like to say THANK YOU to the Comedy Spot for allowing us the space and opportunity to host our live show on their stage. THANK YOU to all the beautiful people who attended. THANK YOU to all of our wonderful guests who've joined us on the show. And lastly, THANK YOU to everyone one of you who choose to listen to our show each week!

For more Jovi Radtke, check out her website here. For more Johnny Taylor, check out his website here.