Dystopia Tonight With John Poveromo

Updated: 19 Feb 2024 • 254 episodes
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Dystopia Tonight was born out of the Covid-19 Pandemic to give people a light-hearted break from the absurdity of the world around them by showcasing artists, comedians, musicians, and actors from all across the entertainment field and getting them to open up about what exactly they’ve been doing during this bizarre time in everyone’s lives. John asks about the state of their lives, careers, and well-being, while we all navigate through the current dystopia we’ve come to find ourselves living in.

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Inspiring laughter and thought in equal measure, Robert Smigel is a comedic genius who has left an iconic mark in this history of comedy as an actor, comedian, writer, director, producer and puppeteer, known for his SNL "TV Funhouse" cartoon and as the puppeteer and voice behind Triumph The Insult Comic Dog.    We talk

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Ivan Decker's got a new comedy special out titled, "Popcorn" and he's here to talk about that, life on the road, reality tv, family life, coming up in Canada, bad interviews, old timey headliners, the dreaded algorithm, and more. Enjoy! 

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Ted Lasso’s Brendan Hunt joins John to talk about his new solo show at the SOHO Playhouse in NY running from Feb 7-10 titled, “The Movement You Need.” The show comically explores his relationship with his departed mother, a fraught kinship that had one area of life-long concord: the music of The Beatles. In this episod

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John Poveromo & Dom Irrera 22 Jan 2024 • EN

Day 251 - Eating Viruses for Breakfast with Dom Irrera

legendary comedian and actor Dom Irrera joins me after his final show at the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal. We discuss his retirement from touring due to his parkinsons diagnosis, his early days touring with Cher, how comedy has evolved today, Bill Burr, Joe Rogan, Eddie Murphy, Carson, Seinfeld, the Pandemic, h

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The much-anticipated second issue of 1/6: The Graphic Novel is now available, offering a deeper and more complex exploration of a world where the January 6th insurrection was successful. Harvard Law School Professor Alan Jenkins and New York Times bestselling author Gan Golan, alongside veteran comic book artist Will R

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Had a fascinating conversation with William Goldstein. an American composer, recording artist, arts philosopher and improvisational pianist. We talk about his trajectory as a musician, the slow reveal behind his gift for improvisational composition, touring, movie scores, producing, speaking the language of music, fall

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