May 24, 2019
The Hard Times managing editor Eric Navarro joins Paco and the gang to talk about music, culture, and that controversial article he wrote about Warped Tour. Meanwhile, Paco and Balls discuss their Roadie Joes success, and Intern Andy’s sublime navigational skills. Then Eric Navarro is put to the test when Balls springs a pop quiz. Tune in for discussion about Penis Parks, Pink Floyd, Wendi’s show with Justin Schlegel, and what it’s like to work for the best satirical news outlet since The Onion!
TAGS: Eric Navarro, The Hard Times, Penis Park, Dan Liberto, Punk Rock, Modest Mouse, Warped Tour, Roadie Joes, Kanye West, Pink Floyd, 311, Justin Schlegel, James Finn, Matt Sankum, The League, Jason Mantzoukas, Brian Jack
May 19, 2019
Baltimore comedian and self proclaimed Facebook troll James Finn joins the gang tonight for a review of Natty Boh’s new Day Beer. Eric chats about a recent close call at work with this foreskin extender, and then we promptly put James in the hot seat! James talks music, Matt Cannon, and gets some well-deserved praise for his progress as a polished comic. Then he gets personal about his dating history, his Celebrity pass-list, and his open letter to Danny Devito.
TAGS: James Finn, Live the Band, Crybaby, Matt Cannon, Phil Collins, Danny Devito, Celebrity Pass List, Natty Boh, Day Beer, Foreskin, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Uso, Das Bierhall
May 12, 2019
In this special blast from the past episode, the gang is joined by an old friend from the Paco’s Got Balls archives: the very talented actress, model, and on-air hostess Joy Jewell! Joy gets her turn in the spotlight with a round of Just Push Play and talks her favorite tunes, then discusses dating, relationships, and her career. We ask Joy about her pal (and former Paco’s Got Balls guest) Jen Siedel, her experiences with acting gigs. It's an episode of fun, fashion and family you won't want to miss!
TAGS:Joy Jewell, Jen Siedel, Funsho, Numb3rz, Gal Gadot, Wonder Woman, Acting, Modeling, Dating, Sinead O’connor, Sigourney Weaver, Rob Fahey
May 10, 2019
Missy Grinkowicz Hall is back in the studio tonight and back in the hot seat for a rollicking Part 2! Join us for more of Missy’s stories, including that time she warmed up an audience for Harry Connick Jr., her childhood, her husband Jeremy, and her remarkable road to comedy. Then Eric recaps his Easter weekend and the unexpected arrival of an old acquaintance. Soon the gang chats about pity laughs, Wendi describes an experience with a mean comedian, and we talk about a potential comedy show made up of terrible comics.
TAGS: Missy Grinkowicz Hall, Harry Connick Jr., Labradoodle, Jessa Reed, Jeremy Hall, Eric Roberts, Mark Riccadonna, Easter, Jacoby Jones, Jim Bryan, Pity Laughs, Green Day, Jesse Spano, Showgirls, Jeremy Hall
May 7, 2019
It’s a wild night at the studio when guest comedian Missy G Hall drops in to chat! Balls recaps the recent show at Snifters and the group discusses the challenges of booking shows. Missy chats about working on the film ‘Days of Power’ with actress Eliza Roberts and Mark Riccadonna, and the gang talks about the value of watching your act recorded. Then Missy gets comfy in the hot seat and chats her beautiful family, being a teacher, and more.
TAGS: Missy G Hall, Days of Power, Eliza Roberts, Harry Connick Jr. Snifters, Jim Bryan, Awesome Blossom, Dina Blizzard, Boston Comedy Festival, League of their Own, Jeremy Hall
April 28, 2019
With Wendi away and not a guest in sight, them Duke boys go it alone. After further discussion about Intern Andy’s title, Balls discusses some tension at a recent comedy show. The gang guesses the number one preferred drink according to bartenders, and soon Paco reveals the origins of a recent social media post. Things heat up when we discuss Tiger Woods, the return of Game of Thrones, and Ball’s social media flame war.
Tags: Roadie Joe's, Spirits, Jack Daniels, Shrimp and Grits, Tiger Woods, Game of Thrones, Joe Robinson, St. Patrick’s Day, Pizza Squirrel, Flame War, Facebook, Ethyl’s, Artie Lang, Matt Cannon
April 12, 2019
Paco’s good friend and fan of the show Mike Correnti pops by the studio to chat about hosting the 2019 Maggie Sophia Memorial Disc Golf Tournament, and sticks around for some laughs. Also back with us in the studio is the charming Izzie Arriza, and the two flip the tables on Paco, Balls and Wendi! After Balls recounts his first guest spot at the Church of Satire, Intern Andy’s official title and job role are discussed. Paco and Wendi then describe experiences with hecklers, and Mike dispenses gifts to the gang. Things get out of hand when the team attempts to model the new Big Timing Comedy line of apparel, and soon everyone ends up drunk and topless; just another night here in the Torture Chambers!
TAGS: Mike Correnti, Izzie Arizza, 2019 Maggie Sophia Memorial Disc Golf Tournament, Church of Satire, Intern Andy, Hecklers, Jim Bryan, Big Timing Comedy, Shirtless, Topless
April 5, 2019
The hills of Kingsville Maryland are alive with the sound of music, then we welcome local musician and writer Izzie Arrizza to the studio! After Balls gets interrogated about his deviant shopping spree, Izzy talks about her upcoming album and then belts out some Aerosmith. Balls and Wendi describe a confrontation at a local eatery, and Wendi and Izzie make plans for a night of jamming. The team chats about a new Netflix show and soon Izzie gets the hot seat to discuss her Instagram, her family, her career, and her music.
Tags: Izzie Arrizza, The Collective Cadillac Needs Space to Roam, Neither New Nor Vintage, Dream On, Aerosmith, Kate Blanchette, Grunge, Punk Rock, Doors, Butt Plugs, Neflix, Dirt, Motley Crew, Baltimore Sun, Gwen Stefani, Shirley Manson, Alanis Morissette
March 28, 2019
It’s another night of improv games here on Paco’s Got Balls! The crew plugs DJ Lightning one last time, and Paco and Balls chat about their adventures on the St. Patrick’s Day float. Then Katie Dunn and Tim Trueheart walk the group through some more games to keep us all on our toes! There’s mind melding, lobsters, mops, and everything in between as Katie and Tim take us to school!
Tags: Katie Dunn, Tim Trueheart, St. Patrick’s Day Float, Joe Robinson, Rockville, Improv, Yes And, Lobster, Mop, Mind Melding, Oliver
March 22, 2019
Our dear old friend Katie Dunn returns triumphantly to the Big Timing Comedy studio, and she’s brought her beau, comedian Tim Trueheart of the Jellyvision Show! These two Improv Extraordinaire get cozy for zany chats about politics, foreskin, and Icelandic penis museums. Soon Katie talks about her improv origins, her recent trip to Paris, and then her and Tim break out the goods; they’ve prepared improv class exercises for Paco, Balls and Wendi! Let the games begin!
In Loving Memory of Lois Holbrook
Tags: Katie Dunn, Tim Trueheart, The Jellyvision Show, The Phallological Museum, Iceland, Circumcision, Andrew Yang, Foreskin, Universal Income, Paris, Improv, Penis, Penis Puppetry, Improv Class, Games