April 19, 2018

No Topic Is Off Limits for Scott Thompson’s Buddy Cole

Scott Thompson: “The idea that there are certain topics that can’t be addressed by humor is a terrible notion, and I reject it.” In 1989, The […]
April 14, 2018

Emma Willmann Checks in at WICF After a Crazy Year

When we spoke, I congratulated Emma Willmann on a blockbuster year- one that included a recurring role on The CW’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, the Inside the Closet […]
April 13, 2018

Seth Rogen Explains Why His Netflix Alzheimer’s Fundraiser is the Dirtiest Charity Event You’ve Ever Seen

Hilarity for Charity is currently streaming on Netflix and stars Seth Rogen, Tiffany Haddish, Sarah Silverman, Michelle Wolf, John Mulaney, James Corden, The Muppets, Post Malone, Nick […]
April 10, 2018

Nell Scovell Broke the Glass Ceiling. Why Are So Few Women Writers Getting to Follow?

Nell Scovell’s New Memoir Shines a Much Needed Light on Some Dark Places in Televisions Writers Rooms Nell Scovell’s new memoir, “Just the Funny Parts” has […]
April 2, 2018

Henry Winkler Discusses HBO’s Barry, Tells Stories About Garry and  Shares Words of Wisdom About Life and Comedy

Sara Dahms is a comedy superfan who even goes so far as to call herself a comedy nerd. She travels all over the country checking out […]
March 31, 2018

Don’t Make Assumptions About Aida Rodriguez

There was a central theme in my conversation with Aida Rodriguez: fearlessness. That fearlessness drives the way she informs and structures her comedy, it informs the […]
March 17, 2018

What Makes Joe List Nervous About His New Netflix Special? Everything.

Shooting 30 minutes of stand-up in front of a live Los Angeles audience was the easy part. For Joe List, the hard part is the anxiety […]
March 15, 2018

Luis J. Gomez is Changing the Future of Digital Comedy

Luis J. Gomez talks to us about podcasting, the comedians table at the Comedy Cellar, and how the GaS Digital Network model will change the future […]
January 13, 2018

Pete Holmes Discusses Artie Lange’s Struggle With Addiction on the Set of Crashing, While His Character Dealt With Addiction on Screen

Today Artie Lange tweeted that he’s out of rehab, clean and sober for 32 days and says he’s taking things one day at a time. He […]
January 12, 2018

On The Set of Crashing With Pete Holmes

Everyone is excited for the return of Crashing, the semi-autobiographical series about Pete Holmes, his untimely divorce, and getting his start in New York City’s stand […]
January 4, 2018

Fake Expertise is Much More Entertaining Than Hearing Real Advice; Just Ask the Fabulous Marie Faustin and Sydnee Washington

  The Unofficial Expert podcast is far from a vanity project. But the friendship that yielded it? That was a little bit based on vanity. “It’s […]
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.
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 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 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 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.