Archive for the ‘Comedy’ Category

Episode 369 with Mychal Denzel Smith and Emily Atkin

Episode 369 of the Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

Coming up on today’s show we have Mychal Denzel Smith back on the show to discuss the consequences of criminalizing mental illness, homelessness and drug addiction and how feminism shouldn’t make men comfortable.

We also have Emily Atkin back on the show to discuss the new Pentagon report on climate change and the dangers of increased methane in our atmosphere caused by fracking and melting ice caps.

We’ll also discuss the new book, Laughing Liberally: Letters To The American Voter that features essays by me and 11 other progressive comedians.


Laughing Liberally The Book

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10 2014

Laughing Liberally: Letters To The American Voter Is Now Available!

I’m super excited to announce that I am one of many comedians who has an essay in the badass new book, Laughing Liberally: Letters To The American Voter! And it’s available now!

Laughing Liberally The Book

Here’s the book’s description:

This election season we want you to vote. We also want you to laugh.

This collection of comedic essays will jolt you out of today’s political doldrums. The comedians of Laughing Liberally have tackled today’s toughest topics with wicked wit, satiric savvy and left-leaning zest.

Immigration, climate change, gun control, economic inequality, the Right-Wing War on Women, Islamophobia, civil rights and corporate oligarchy are just a handful of the subjects in this wide-ranging, spirit-lifting, thought-provoking and irresistible collection. Your bleeding-heart is sure to pump a little more liberally as we help carry you through the 2014 midterm elections and beyond.

The book features contributions from: Lee Camp, Frank Conniff, Jim David, Will Durst, Negin Farsad, Matthew Filipowicz, Julianna Forlano, Katie Halper, Jeff Kreisler, Leighann Lord, Dean Obeidallah and Ken Schultz–comedians you know from Comedy Central, NPR and the Broadway stage, who have been fighting the good fight across the country, and promoting democracy one laugh at a time.

Laugh along with them–order the book today:
http://laughingliberallythebook.com

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10 2014

September 2014’s Bad-Ass Members Only Bonus Episode Is Now Available!

Hey everybody!

The September 2014 edition of Matthew Filipowicz Bad-Ass Members Only Bonus Episode is now available!

However, as “Members Only” implies, it is for Bad-Ass Members Only.  How do you become a member?  It’s simple!  Just head over to our members page and sign up.

Not only do you get the joy in your heart of supporting independent progressive media, not only do you get our monthly bonus episodes, but you’ll also receive other perks like t-shirts, stickers, personalized animations and more!  Plus, once we reach 100 members, we will go to three shows a week!

Can’t afford to become a member?  You can still support the show by making a one time donation, and if you do, you’ll get access to that month’s bonus episode!

As always, our bonus episodes give you a chance to get to know our amazing writer/performers better as we do our version of the McLaughlin Group, which we’ve dubbed the Filipowicz Forum.

This month, we have a one on one with TMFS writer performer Tim Grimes.  We discuss the wars in Iraq and Syria, Eric Holders legacy as Attorney General, and our nerd picks for the month of September.

So what are you waiting for?  Become a member today and start enjoying the fruits of knowing you are truly a Bad-Ass!

-Matt

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9/10! Brooklyn, NY! Our MST3K Style Live Riffing Of Atlas Shrugged Part Two!

Atlas Shrugged Part 2 Graphic- Brooklyn

Excited to announce I will be performing Atlas Riffed: A Live-Riffing Of Atlas Shrugged Part 2 in Brooklyn next week!  

Here are the details.

Capitalism, Ahoy: A Live Riffing Of Atlas Shrugged Part Two
Wednesday September 10th, 8pm
Littlefield, 622 Degraw St., Brooklyn, NY
Tickets $8 in advance, $10 at the door

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03

09 2014

August 2014’s Bad-Ass Members Only Bonus Episode Is Now Available!

Hey everybody!

The August 2014 edition of Matthew Filipowicz Bad-Ass Members Only Bonus Episode is now available!

However, as “Members Only” implies, it is for Bad-Ass Members Only.  How do you become a member?  It’s simple!  Just head over to our members page and sign up.

Not only do you get the joy in your heart of supporting independent progressive media, not only do you get our monthly bonus episodes, but you’ll also receive other perks like t-shirts, stickers, personalized animations and more!  Plus, once we reach 100 members, we will go to three shows a week!

Can’t afford to become a member?  You can still support the show by making a one time donation, and if you do, you’ll get access to that month’s bonus episode!

As always, our bonus episodes give you a chance to get to know our amazing writer/performers better as we do our version of the McLaughlin Group, which we’ve dubbed the Filipowicz Forum.

This month, we TMFS writer performers Tim Grimes and Bob Rok.  We discuss Ferguson, police violence, and our nerd picks for August.

So what are you waiting for?  Become a member today and start enjoying the fruits of knowing you are truly a Bad-Ass!

-Matt

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July 2014’s Bad-Ass Members Only Bonus Episode Is Now Available!

Hey everybody!

The July 2014 edition of Matthew Filipowicz Bad-Ass Members Only Bonus Episode is now available!

However, as “Members Only” implies, it is for Bad-Ass Members Only.  How do you become a member?  It’s simple!  Just head over to our members page and sign up.

Not only do you get the joy in your heart of supporting independent progressive media, not only do you get our monthly bonus episodes, but you’ll also receive other perks like t-shirts, stickers, personalized animations and more!  Plus, once we reach 100 members, we will go to three shows a week!

Can’t afford to become a member?  You can still support the show by making a one time donation, and if you do, you’ll get access to that month’s bonus episode!

As always, our bonus episodes give you a chance to get to know our amazing writer/performers better as we do our version of the McLaughlin Group, which we’ve dubbed the Filipowicz Forum.

This month, we have a one on one with TMFS writer performer Tim Grimes.  We discuss the Netroots Nation location controversy, the border refugee crisis, impeachment and our nerd picks of the month.

So what are you waiting for?  Become a member today and start enjoying the fruits of knowing you are truly a Bad-Ass!

-Matt

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07 2014

June 2014’s Bad-Ass Members Only Bonus Episode Is Now Available!

Hey everybody!

The June 2014 edition of Matthew Filipowicz Bad-Ass Members Only Bonus Episode is now available!

However, as “Members Only” implies, it is for Bad-Ass Members Only.  How do you become a member?  It’s simple!  Just head over to our members page and sign up.

Not only do you get the joy in your heart of supporting independent progressive media, not only do you get our monthly bonus episodes, but you’ll also receive other perks like t-shirts, stickers, personalized animations and more!  Plus, once we reach 100 members, we will go to three shows a week!

Can’t afford to become a member?  You can still support the show by making a one time donation, and if you do, you’ll get access to that month’s bonus episode!

As always, our bonus episodes give you a chance to get to know our amazing writer/performers better as we do our version of the McLaughlin Group, which we’ve dubbed the Filipowicz Forum.

This month, we have Bob Rok and Tim Grimes.  We discuss the situation in Iraq and the horrible right wingers pushing for war, the Washington Redskins team name scandal, as well as our nerd picks for the month.

So what are you waiting for?  Become a member today and start enjoying the fruits of knowing you are truly a Bad-Ass!

-Matt

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06 2014

The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show: Episode 330 with Rick Perlstein and Sarah Jaffe

Episode 330 The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show is now available to stream and download.

The show is on vacation this week and, as such, we are running The Best Of The Matthew Filipowicz Show with some of our favorite interviews, rants, and sketches.

Coming up on today’s best of show, we have Rick Perlstein back on the show to give us a preview of his new book, The Invisible Bridge: The Fall Of Nixon And The Rise Of Reagan and the difference in NSA reform today versus the 1970’s.

We also have journalist Sarah Jaffe back on the show to discuss the many reasons why Governor Andrew Cuomo is horrible including his role in New York’s charter school battle.

TMFS writer-performer Tim Grimes gives us his take on income inequality.

Plus, we’ll discuss how scientists have discovered and brought back a 30,000 year old virus from the arctic permafrost, and how climate change might bring back diseases like smallpox.

Support the show with a click of the mouse!  Donate a post on your Twitter or Facebook today!

Remember, you can subscribe and podcast the show for free on iTunes, Sticher and at www.matthewf.net.  You can follow the show on Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr.  You can watch live video on our YouTube channel.  You call the listener hotline at 617-855-TMFS. You can support the show by becoming a member.  We have new shows every Tuesday and Thursday.

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06 2014