June 12, 2014

Last Comic Standing Semi Finals Start Tonight

Tonight on Last Comic Standing, the semi finals begin. They started with 100 comedians. Twenty eight survived the invitational round. Those twenty eight will now compete against each other to see who will make it to the Last Comic Standing finals.
June 10, 2014

Big Jay Oakerson Urges Fans to Ignore Ardie Fuqua and Tracy Morgan Rumors

Comedian Big Jay Oakerson was on SiriusXM's Ron and Fez Show today, and asked people to stop spreading and listening to rumors about the conditions of comedians Tracy Morgan and Ardie Fuqua. Both comedians are hospitalized after being in a six car accident late Saturday night.
June 9, 2014

Susie Essman: Jerry Lewis Never Was Funny

Comedian Susie Essman, who is best known for her role as Susie Greene on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm, and comedy scenester Jeffrey Gurian stopped by the Ron and Fez Show last week to talk comedy. Susie had just come back from the Friar's Club, where they were interviewing her for a PBS documentary on the famous club. After reminiscing about some great Friar's Club moments, the subject of Jerry Lewis came up, and Essman revealed that she had been invited to a tribute to Jerry Lewis, but refused to go.
June 9, 2014

Who Are the Last Comic Standing Semi Final 28

Thousand of comedians narrowed down to 100. One hundred comedians narrowed down to the favorite 28. Who are the twenty eight comedians who were chosen by Roseanne Barr, Keenan Ivory Wayans and Russell Peters to continue on to the Semi Finals Round (which, according to Roseanne's twitter account, taped Saturday night). We're taking a look at who are the semis.
June 5, 2014

The Ron and Fez Show Releases Episode 3 of The Halls: Nurys

The “Ron and Fez” show made social media history today when they released the world’s first scripted drama to be created on the Instagram platform. “The Halls” the show is about interns making their way through the hallways of a busy New York media company during their college internship.
June 3, 2014

Did Doug Benson Help Get Quentin Tarantino Sober?

Comedian and pot podcaster Doug Benson has a lot of great stories about smoking pot with interesting people, but today on the Ron and Fez Show he told what could possibly be the ultimate pot story.
June 3, 2014

Tickets Now Available for Robert Kelly’s NY Taping

Tickets are now available for the June 17th taping of Robert Kelly's upcoming one-hour special, taking place at the Village Underground.
May 29, 2014

The Ron and Fez Show Releases Episode 2 of The Halls: Meet Vito

The "Ron and Fez" show made social media history today when they released the world's scripted drama to be created on the Instagram platform. “The Halls" the show is about interns making their way through the hallways of a busy New York media company during their college internship.
May 22, 2014

Philly Legend Jimmy Shubert On Tonight’s Last Comic Standing

We've got one more name on the list of who is going to be competing in this year's Last Comic Standing on NBC. In addition to Joe "the handsome vault" Machi, we now know that comedy great Jimmy Shubert is joining the competition, so watch out everyone else, you're in for a tough fight. Shubert called in to the Ron and Fez Show today to promote his appearance this weekend on Dave Attell's Comedy Underground and also confirmed that we will see him on Last Comic Standing tonight.
May 22, 2014

The World’s First Instagram Young Adult Drama, ‘The Halls’ Debuts on The Ron and Fez Show

The "Ron and Fez" show made social media history today when they released the world's first teen drama to be created on the Instagram platform. Titled “The Halls" the show is about interns making their way through the hallways of a busy New York media company during their college internship.
May 20, 2014

Kevin Allison Teases First Reunion of “The State” in Over Five Years

Kevin Allison stopped by The Ron and Fez Show today to talk about his live audience podcast, "Risk!" a unique podcast and experience where people of all types get up and tell stories they never imagined they'd reveal to the public.
May 20, 2014

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May 19, 2014

Joe “The Handsome Vault” Machi Won’t Say Anything About Last Comic Standing

Comedian Joe Machi appeared on the Ron and Fez Show today, and while we already know that he's going to be appearing in this Thursday's season premier of Last Comic Standing, he isn't saying a word about it.
May 19, 2014

Gay Man Buys Himself a New Michael Sam Fan on eBay

Openly gay radio host Fez Marie Whatley is the proud new owner of the fan loyalty of Jared Kalinowski. And it only cost him $750.
May 15, 2014

Sports Writer Rick Reilly Names Wright Thompson the Future of Sports Writing

Sports writer Rick Reilly sat down with Ron Bennington to tape an episode of Ron Bennington Interviews this week to talk about his new book, "Tiger, Meet My Sister... And Other Things I Probably Shouldn't Have Said." Reilly talked with Bennington about the state of sports journalism today, and how the media has covered the Donald Sterling incident, and Michael Sam's press coverage.
May 13, 2014

Bob Weir’s Long Strange Trip

"The Other One: The Long Strange Trip of Bob Weir" screened at the Tribeca Film Festival earlier this month, and the legendary Bob Weir stopped in to the Ron and Fez Show to talk with Ron Bennington about the documentary, along with the film's director Mike Fleiss. Weir and Fleiss talked about the film as well as some of the great stories from Weir's life. Excerpts from the interview appear below.
May 12, 2014

Browns Fan Puts His Team Loyalty Up For Sale On eBay

For Sale: The NFL fandom of Cleveland born Browns fan, eBay user, kalinowskij99330.
May 8, 2014

Jon Cryer On a Secret Robin Altman Film, Superman IV and Sweating It Out in the Writers Room

Actor Jon Cryer stopped by The Ron and Fez Show this week, to talk about the season finale of his hit sitcom, “Two and a Half […]
May 5, 2014

Favreau’s Back to the Indie World!

Jon Favreau at 47, has already had an incredible career as a screenwriter, and actor and a director. In 1996 he co-wrote and co-starred in the sleeper indie hit Swingers. Since then, he's been directing big box movies like Elf, Iron Man and Iron Man 2 and has had huge success. He's also undoubtably familiar with making choices that relate to creativity, safety, compromise, quality of life and personal growth-- all themes that arise in his new film, Chef. He recently stopped by the SiriusXM studios to sit down with Ron Bennington on The Ron and Fez Show, to talk about those themes, and what its like to be working on a small film again.
April 24, 2014

Gilbert Gottfried Talks About the Joke That Tore Shecky Greene, and the Friars Club Apart

Here we go again, Gilbert Gottfried told a joke and someone's upset. Sounds familiar right? Gottfried's been in trouble a few times before (more on that below). This time, at least nobody is expecting an apology.
April 22, 2014

Shecky Greene Quits Friars Club Over Gilbert Gottfried’s Act

Comedy legend Shecky Greene, 88, has been a member of the Friar's club for decades, but today he tore up his membership card and said he's finished. And it's all because of Gilbert Gotfried's dirty mouth. Shecky came by the SiriusXM studios along with his friend and fellow Friar Jeffrey Gurian, to sit down with Ron Bennington of the Ron and Fez show and talk about the incident that upset him so much that he turned in his Friars Card.
April 18, 2014

The Tao of Tracy: Tracy Morgan Gets Serious With 21 Tracy-Isms

Earlier this week, Tracy Morgan came to SiriusXM satellite radio headquarters in New York City, to sit down in front of a live studio audience with Ron Bennington for an episode of Unmasked. Despite the early hour of the taping-- 9am-- Tracy was ready to get heavy, and the hour included a few emotional breakdowns, with Tracy dropping some tears, and a lot of philosophy, Tracy Morgan style.
April 17, 2014

Opie and Anthony Celebrate Twenty Years in Radio With a LIVE Unmasked From Carolines in NYC

Radio team Opie Hughes and Anthony Cumia are celebrating twenty years in radio and SiriusXM held a special LIVE event at Caroline's Comedy Club on Broadway to mark their career. Ron Bennington, who hosts SiriusXM's "Unmasked" sat down with Opie and Anthony in front of a packed house and talked with them about the ups and downs of their incredible career.
April 17, 2014

Break Out the Matzoh! Spiderman is a Jew!

Says Andrew Garfield, who plays Spider Man in the rebooted film franchise.
April 11, 2014

Jim Florentine Talks About the Cringe-Worthy Time He Met Andrew Dice Clay for the First Time

Comedian Jim Florentine was a guest on the Ron and Fez show this week, and told some great stories about working with Andrew “Dice” Clay. Florentine went on the road with Dice for about 5 or 6 years as his opening act. According to Florentine, Dice would take ball busting to an extreme—even by comedian standards.
April 9, 2014

Paul Stanley “You Don’t Pull My Strings”

On the eve of KISS finally being officially inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, founding member Paul Stanley sat down with Ron Bennington on The Ron and Fez Show. He's written a brand new book, "Face the Music: A Life Exposed" and had a lot to say about the book, his career, and of course, how he feels about the Hall of Fame.
April 1, 2014

Jay Mohr, the Comedy Store Ghostbuster

Last Friday when comedians Jay Mohr and Louie Anderson were guests on SiriusXM's Ron and Fez Show, Jay told a crazy story about the time he got a visit from the legendary "Comedy Store Ghost" while he was on stage, and how Louie helped him.