October 24, 2012

Jeffrey Gurian Looks Back at The Comic Strip

Comedy writer and performer Jeffrey Gurian knows everyone in the business. He’s written for, interviewed, or worked with an endless list of comedy greats including Joan […]
October 15, 2012

Nick Offerman: Better Than Other Mammals

Nick Offerman is the un-official poster guy for being a “real man”  across the internet.  He’s also the incredibly talented comedic actor who plays Ron Swanson […]
October 11, 2012

Carol Burnett, Tim Conway and Vicki Lawrence Look Back

Carol Burnett, Tim Conway and Vicki Lawrence were three of the key members of one of the most successful variety shows in television history.  Along with […]
September 16, 2012

Shut Up George It’s Otto’s Turn

During a recent Unmasked episode, comedian Otto Petersen talked with host Ron Bennington about some of the amazing encounters he had while coming up in the business.
August 9, 2012

Roseanne: “Tell Your Kids They’re Not Smart and They Have No Talent”

Comedy legend Roseanne Barr was at the  SiriusXM studios last week to tape an episode of “Unmasked” hosted by Ron Bennington with a live studio audience. […]
August 3, 2012

D.L. Hughley, Unapologetically Honest on Free Speech, Obama and Everything in Between

Earlier this week, D.L. Hughley was in the guest chair for  an episode of SiriusXM’s “Unmasked” with Ron Bennington.  During the hour-long interview he was brutally […]
July 13, 2012

Unmasked with Aziz Ansari

You already know Aziz Ansari from his huge standup career,  and from shows like “Human Giant” and “Parks and Recreation” and the movie “30 Minutes or […]
June 4, 2012

Barry Sonnenfeld: What Makes A Movie Funny

Listen to Ron Bennington sit down with director Barry Sonnenfeld and talk about casting Will Smith, working with the Coens and what is funny.
May 22, 2012

Steve Guttenberg’s Hollywood Bible

Steve Guttenberg became a movie star with huge box office hits starting with the “Police Academy” series, and soon after with “Cocoon”, “Three Men and a […]
May 20, 2012

Bobcat Goldthwait Unmasked with Joel Murray

Everyone knows Bobcat Goldthwait from his one-of-a-kind standup act in the 80’s and 90’s, and of course from the Police Academy movies.  If you haven’t been […]
April 30, 2012

Penn Jillette Rapes All the Women He Wants To

Penn Jillette is best known as the talking half of the Penn and Teller a magic, comedy and illusion act in Vegas, on television and around […]
March 7, 2012

Rob Riggle: Thriving in a Pass Fail World

Comedic actor and Rob Riggle started out with the Upright Citizen Brigades Theater,and now in addition to his improv talents, he’s become known for his work […]
February 27, 2012

There’s Always More Mo Rocca: Mo visits Unmasked.

You might know journalist, comedian and satirist Mo Rocca  as one of the correspondents on the CBS News Sunday Morning, or you might remember him as […]
February 7, 2012

Patrice O’Neal: Trying to Be Righteous

Today marks the release of Patrice O’Neal’s new comedy CD, “Mr. P”.   The CD was recorded at the DC Improv months before the stroke that led […]
February 5, 2012

Talking with Dave Barry about “Lunatics”

Dave Barry is a Pulitzer Prize winning author, columnist and humorist who has written over thirty books.  His nationally syndicated column ran in the Miami Herald […]
January 19, 2012

Talking Comedy and More with Stephen Merchant

Writer, director, comedian and performer Stephen Merchant does it all.  He is best known as co-writer and co-director of the British series The Office, of course. […]
December 19, 2011

Rich Vos and Bonnie McFarlane Unmasked

Rich Vos and Bonnie McFarlane are two incredibly funny comedians who just happen to be married to each other.  They came by the SiriusXM studios recently […]
November 22, 2011

Talking with Robert Weide about Woody Allen

Filmmaker Robert Weide has produced terrific documentaries.  His first film, The Marx Brothers in a Nutshell, was one of the highest rated programs in PBS history. […]
November 8, 2011

Paul F. Tompkins Keeps Getting Better

Paul F. Tompkins had his first big break when he joined the writing staff and cast of Mr. Show with Bob and David. He's also been featured on The Daily Show, Comedy Central Presents, and hosted the VH-1 show, Best Week Ever. More recently he's become known for his own shows at the Largo in Los Angeles, his Podcast The Pod F. Tompkast, and his stand up appearances around the country. He came to Sirius XM to spend an hour with Ron Bennington on Unmasked recently. What follows are a few excerpts from that interview.
October 28, 2011

Unmasked: With Comic Dom Irrera

Veteran stand-up comic Dom Irrera was the special guest on the series, Unmasked, this week at Sirius XM. In addition to having a long career of […]
September 22, 2011

A Ron Bennington Interview with Bill Bailey

This week Ron Bennington sat down with Bill Bailey-- one of Britain's most successful and critically acclaimed stand up comics. He sells out stadiums routinely, and has a long list of tv and film appearances, and he came by the Sirius XM studios to talk to Ron about his current US tour.