Modern Day Philosophers with Danny Lobell

Jessie Beth Kahnweiler joins Danny at his house to discuss Nassim Nicholas Taleb. The two talk about everything from rape to bulimia to Mel Brooks, more Mel Brooks, and how Jessie's mom will feel about the episode when she inevitably listens to it. Jessie is a very talented comedian and filmmaker and this episode is hilarious. It's sponsored by Stand Up! Records.

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 4:21pm PDT

Owen Benjamin comes over the house and we talk skepicism, Big and Tall, REM Sleep and the Sky. It's a good one folks, Enjoy!

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 4:10am PDT

Dante Nero, Danny's long time comedy friend, invites him to his Brooklyn studio "the Pimp cup" to talk Georg Simmel and social and physical relationships. Dante being an ex-pimp and ex-stripper has some interesting ideas on women that he shares.

 

Also, Danny is getting married in a few hours!

Enjoy!

Direct download: Dante_done.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 3:09am PDT

Dave Anthony stops by to discuss Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz with Danny. The talk flys, monards and parenting. They also uncover one of the greatest controvercies in Math History! Enjoy! 

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 6:59pm PDT

Jackie Mason and Danny meet up in a diner in midtown to talk as they used to for so many years when Danny was in his twenties.

They discuss in depth Jackie's childhood and his early days in comedy. They also talk a bit about religion and Martin Luther. 

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 3:51pm PDT

Danny and Alex Fossella meet at Danny's old college radio station to discuss the past season. They talk about Danny reconnecting with Jackie Mason and getting turned down by Jerry Lewis.

Mostly they just talk about their highlights from the season.

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 4:28pm PDT

Gilbert Gottfried has Danny over his NYC apartment to discuss Søren Aabye Kierkegaard's writings on anxiety. They talk about everything from Monster movies, antisemitism, fear, Jewish identity, twitter hate, cyber bullying and dealing with twisted public perception. It's a great finale for a great fifth season.

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 4:07pm PDT

Dawn Luebbe comes over to discuss Chrysippus and how our past affects our present and future. The discuss Dawn's new book "My 1992 Diary" and what it was like growing up on Grandma's farm in Nebraska. Spoiler alert, there where a lot of Jello salads.

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 1:59pm PDT

Jordon Ferber invites Danny to his Brooklyn apartment to discuss greif and the writings on it by C.S. Lewis. The two talk about kosher delis, cartoons and recount stroires from their long time friendship. The conversation eventually gets very personal as Jordon talks about the loss of his brother Russell Ferber (may he rest in peace) and what he has done to handle loosing someone who is so a part of who he is. They discuss the great work Jordon has done in his brothers memory and how he has ensure that Russell's legacy lives on.

 

At the top is a quick talk with Stand Up! Records creator and CEO Dan Schlissel who also talks about the greif he has had in loosing his close friend Gus Lynch (may he rest in peace) with whom he co-founded the Akumal Comedy festival.

 

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Category:Comedy -- posted at: 7:48pm PDT

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