July 23, 2017

JFL Preview: Natasha Leggero Bringing Couples Counseling and More to Montreal

The first time Natasha Leggero came to Just for Laughs Montreal, it would be a stretch to say she went to the festival. Despite a slot […]
March 13, 2016

Louie Anderson Has a Message for the World: Inclusion

Embed from Getty Images Louie Anderson Gets Big Laughs, and Tears During Taping of Unmasked Episode Last Friday iconic comedian Louie Anderson sat down with Ron Bennington to […]
February 26, 2016

Steve Martin Bumped Tom Papa and Papa Loved it

Steve Martin recently performed a mythologically rare opening stand up set at a Jerry Seinfeld show, held at the Beacon Theater in New York on the eighteenth. Martin’s opening set, the first since he left stand up thirty five years ago, was a complete surprise for audience members. Not surprisingly, Martin’s act was well received.
February 10, 2016

T.J. Miller Says “F**k You Ricky Gervais”

On Tuesday T.J. Miller sat down with Ron Bennington at the SiriusXM studios in New York City in front of a studio audience to tape an episode of Unmasked.
January 12, 2016

EXCLUSIVE! Ron Bennington Interviews East Side Dave About New Show

Dave McDonald, known to fans as East Side Dave is debuting a brand new show-- The East Side Dave Show-- on the subscription based Anthony Cumia Network this week. Davey Mac has revealed the name of the show, the logo, and the date and time of the premiere but little else so legendary radio host Ron Bennington interviewed Dave exclusively for The Interrobang, about Dave's vision for his new show, why his logo is a cobra, and why former podcast co-host Chris Stanley isn't joining him on the new platform.
August 7, 2015

Six Must See Bobcat Goldthwait Films

Bobcat Goldthwait is known as am iconic comedian and skilled television director but has been steadily America's finest and most consistent independent filmmaker since John Waters. He sometimes gets compared to Waters, David Lynch and Todd Haynes but that is just another way of saying there is no clear genre for our most unique filmmakers.
March 29, 2015

Former ADA: Jeanine Pirro Was Terrified Robert Durst Would Kill Her

The shocking and bizarre life of accused murderer Robert Durst has captivated the country since the mini-series "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst" aired on HBO.
February 18, 2015

Dan Aykroyd Gives Some Clues To New Ghostbusters, And Reveals Plans for Another Sequel Already in the Works (Video Added)

Dan Aykroyd sat down this week at the SiriusXM studios for an episode of "Unmasked with Ron Bennington" and shared a few more details about the Ghostbuster reboot.
January 9, 2015

Robert Kelly, It’s His Time

Robert Kelly is already having an amazing 2015. His brand new comedy hour, Robert Kelly: Live at the Village Underground debuts Friday at 12 am et on Comedy Central, and he's incredibly proud of the special, which he produced on his terms. He's also shot the new Denis Leary FX series, Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll which is set to premiere this summer. And just last spring he had an unforgettable guest role on Louis CK's Louie. His podcast, You Know What Dude is a huge hit on RiotCast.com. After 25 years of working at it, it's all coming together for Kelly.
December 6, 2014

New Bobcat Goldthwait Doc Going To Sundance Profiles Satirist Barry Crimmins

Barry Crimmins has been many things throughout his life.
December 2, 2014

Andrew Dice Clay: I Wrote Sam Kinison’s Famous Intro

This Friday Unmasked with Andrew Dice Clay airs and Dice drops the bomb that he wrote the infamous intro to Sam Kinison's act.
November 28, 2014

Andrew Dice Clay One Hour Unmasked Interview Premieres in 1 Week. Here’s a Preview.

Andrew Dice Clay sat down with Ron Bennington to tape an hour long interview in front of a studio audience. Over the course of the hour, the man who described himself as the biggest star in comedy spoke genuinely, telling one great story after another, but not as his character would tell the stories-- he told the stories from the perspective of Andrew Clay, and its fascinating to hear him talk about his early days, in his own voice.
November 16, 2014

Ron White Remembers When Robin Williams Showed Compassion to a Comic Struggling With Demons and Sobriety. And Breaks Down.

Ron White recently came to the SiriusXM studios to tape an episode of "Unmasked" with host Ron Bennington. He talked to Bennington about his start in comedy in his home state of Texas, his infamous run ins with the law and his days on tour. He also reflected on his widely publicized drinking and drug use which he offers no excuses for. In an emotional moment during the interview, the larger-than-life Texas personality shared a very personal story about a time when Robin Williams, someone he had never met before, stepped in to offer some help.
November 12, 2014

How Potheads Saved “Dumb and Dumber”

This week, the Farrelly Brothers sat down for an episode of "Unmasked" on SiriusXM to talk with host Ron Bennington about the new movie, and their incredible careers. Peter and Bobby talked about the sequel to "Dumb and Dumber", working with Bill Murray on "Kingpin" and the films that inspired them when they were younger.
October 30, 2014

Graham Nash Talks About Crosby’s “Inappropriate” Neil Young Comment And The Possibility Of A CSNY Reunion

Graham Nash could be considered cautiously optimistic about a Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young reunion - with more emphasis on the word "cautiously".
October 22, 2014

Russell Brand Is Ready For The Revolution

There's a revolution coming and Russell Brand is sure of it.
September 25, 2014

Garry Marshall Returns to NY Theater After 20 Years

After 20 years, Garry Marshall is returning Off Broadway to direct the New York debut of the comedy play, "Billy & Ray".
September 24, 2014

Paul Williams and Tracey Jackson Talk About Recovery for Everyone

Paul Williams and Tracey Jackson recently sat down with SiriusXM host Ron Bennington on the Ron and Fez Show on Raw Dog Comedy Hits 99 to talk about their new book, "Gratitude and Trust" designed to be the first recovery book for non-addicts.
September 18, 2014

Can Beth Stelling, Nate Bargatze and Adam Clayton Holland Ruin a President?

It's some kind of constitution day or something, and @midnight wants to celebrate with a special hashtag that purposely disrespects the names of our Presidents.
September 12, 2014

Simon Pegg Says The Beatles Live In Your Mouth

Comedian, actor, and screenwriter Simon Pegg sat down this week with host Ron Bennington in front of a live audience to tape an episode of SiriusXM’s Unmasked. He talked about his new film Hector and the Search For Happiness, The Boxtrolls, what its like working with movie star Tom Cruise on Mission Impossible 5, and how his daughter saved Star Wars. He also shared his theory about how the Beatles live in all different parts of your mouth.
September 10, 2014

Simon Pegg’s Daughter Saved Star Wars

Simon Pegg sat down this week with host Ron Bennington in front of a studio audience to tape an episode of SiriusXM’s Unmasked. He talked about his new film Hector and the Search For Happiness, The Boxtrolls, Mission Impossible 5, and how his daughter became known as the girl who saved Star Wars.
September 8, 2014

Stephen Trask the Genius Behind Hedwig

Stephen Trask composed the music and lyrics for the Broadway hit musical, "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." Before "Hedwig" was a massive hit on the great white way, it was a movie (that became a cult classic) which was in turn based upon the critically revered underground off-broadway hit that ran for two years at New York's Jane Street theater. Stephen sat down with Ron Bennington to talk about Hedwig and her many incarnations.
September 5, 2014

Todd Glass Calls Out Comedians Who Are Bullies

If there's one thing Todd Glass hates more than a bully, it's a fellow comedian who's a bully.
August 17, 2014

Dr. John Tears Down Phil Spector’s Wall Of Sound

Phil Spector's "Wall of Sound" production is widely considered one of the most innovative techniques in rock music history. However, there's one man that was never impressed by it and he was there, Dr. John.
July 24, 2014

Zach Braff, Kate Hudson Share Masterclass Experiences on “Unmasked”

This week, Zach Braff's new movie Wish I Was Here opened in limited release. Director Zach Braff and his co-star Kate Hudson sat down with Ron Bennington for an episode of Unmasked, to talk about the film.
July 12, 2014

Joan Rivers Hired Body Guards After Jerry Lewis Death Threat

Recently, Joan Rivers sat down with Ron Bennington at the SiriusXM studios in New York City in front of a live studio audience to tape an episode of Unmasked. Rivers talked with Bennington about her new book, her recent fight with Kristen Stewart and how emotional it was for her to return to the Carson Show after 27 years. She also addressed comments that comedian Jerry Lewis recently made about an age old fight between the two comedians.
June 26, 2014

“The Set” with James Adomian

Comedian James Adomian does stand up, sketch comedy, has a long list of cartoon voiceovers, and is a frequent guest on tv shows and podcasts like Comedy Bang Bang, the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Conan, and Children's Hospital. James does hilarious spot on impressions of unusual people which you can see in his popular Funny or Die videos. His first comedy album, "Low Hanging Fruit" came out 2012, and when he's not doing tv appearances, cartoon voices, and podcasts, he's busy as a fan favorite at festivals around the country. Our own Kelsey Bauman talked with Adomian tabout where his impressions come from, his feelings about Tom Leykis, and why winning over the audience matters to him.