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UP YOUR NEWS with ED CRASNICK

Ed Crasnick

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UP YOUR NEWS with ED CRASNICK
UP YOUR NEWS with ED CRASNICK

UP YOUR NEWS with ED CRASNICK

Ed Crasnick

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The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick is the world's first self help variety show. We unite entertainers and self help experts.

Latest Episodes

The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #23 Eddie Pepitone, Karen Kilgariff

The Bitter Buddha and The Bitter Jewddha, Half Jewish, Half Sicilian, Half Jackie Gleason, Half Ekhart Tolle, and real friend Eddie Pepitone is two full people. On this show, I talked to all of him in his kitchen. And, an amazing song by the quadruple threat, Karen Kilgariff. This is song, I think had it's debut on our show a while back. http://bit.ly/12z1Cnz http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/7b10fe3f00/guru-ride-along And here is a bonus video with Eddie and me: Guru Ridealong-two buddies on the road to happiness going nowhere. Directed by Roy Eisenstein and Edited by Steven Feinartz!

56 MIN2013 NOV 30
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The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #23 Eddie Pepitone, Karen Kilgariff

The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #22 Evan Mann & Gareth Reynolds, Vanda Mikoloski, The Hard Shine Blues Band & Amy Solomon

No way to accurately decsribe this show. It was a terrific array of talent and interesting people doing cool things. Evan & Gareth, so talented, talked about their TV stuff and the process of creating shows for Comedy Central, MTV and why you never want to call a show "Failosophy." Vanda shared wide variety of experiences, near death and fully alive, combining spirituality and stand-up. Amy Solomon is a writer and studen at Princeton who is doing a project on the realtionship between mental health, depression and comedic genius-and The Hard Shine Blues Band rocked it with two great songs, they are amazing! Enjoy!

74 MIN2013 SEP 22
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The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #22 Evan Mann & Gareth Reynolds, Vanda Mikoloski, The Hard Shine Blues Band & Amy Solomon

The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #21 Andy Kindler, Mike Kennelly and Gary Stockdale

Do you like comedy? How about music? How about Martial Arts? This show combines all of them. Andy Kindler is hysterically funny, and when he does a demonstartion of his skills as a third degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do (for real), its very interestinga nd entertaining also. Mike Kennelly is Andy's teacher (also mine), a facsinating person, whois a therapist, martial arts master and teaches something called appiied philosophy. Gary Stockdale is a great composer, arranger and singer/songwriter, has worked on films, tv shows and also with Penn & Teller. Gary does two songs in this show that will blow you away. A uniquely entertaining show-Enjoy!

79 MIN2013 AUG 26
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The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #21 Andy Kindler, Mike Kennelly and Gary Stockdale

The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #20 Jimmy Dore, Shari Carlson, Rebekah Vandenberg, Grant Baciocco

Recipe for a great show with 4 main ingredients: 1. Jimmy Dore-Multi-talented comedian/host discusses his family, growing up around anger, and shares a hysterical letter he wrote in response to an audience member who texted while he was on stage. 2. Shari Carlson-Acting and singing teacher talks about listening to that little voice inside that knows everything, and her new book about how working with an elephant at Marine World changed her life. 3. Therapist/Author/Speaker-Rebekah Vandeberg shares her path from Australia's Outback to helping people all over the world get back to the work they are meant to do and lives they are destined to live. 4. Singer/Songwriter/Puppeteer Grant Baciocco played and sang another great original song about youthful defiance. Amazing group, amazing show! Enjoy!

98 MIN2013 AUG 20
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The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #20 Jimmy Dore, Shari Carlson, Rebekah Vandenberg, Grant Baciocco

The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #19 Christine Blackburn, Chad Gervich, Allie Goertz

The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #19 Guests: Christine Blackburn, Chad Gervich, Allie Goertz Some very good storytellers on this show, and terrific original music. Christine Blackburn is an actress and the host of the Story Worthy Podcast on The Sideshow Network. Has also lived an amazing life, as a stewardess and in the peace corps in Tonga while at the same time overcoming cancer. Chad Gervich is a TV writer and producer, also an accomplished author with books about TV writing and a recent book called Psych's Guide To Crime Fighting For The Totally Unqualified. And we had completely original music from singer songwriter Allie Goertz, who unites pop-culture and comedians into her songs. Great Show! Enjoy! Now up on itunes...http://bit.ly/12z1Cnz find christine at www.storyworthypodcast.com find chad at www.chadgervich.com find Allie at www.cossbysweater.com

91 MIN2013 AUG 15
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The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #19 Christine Blackburn, Chad Gervich, Allie Goertz

The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #18 Greg Fitzsimmons, Kevin Kataoka, Dr. Michael Solomon, Oded Gross

What can I tell you, huge show, actually somewhat of a compilation show. Had a great conversation with Greg Fitzsimmons abour life, balance, family and why there were planes circling overhead. Caught up with Kevin Kataoka in NY, as he prepped for a comedy tour with W. Kmau Bell while working on FX's Totally Biased with W. Kmau Bell. We had music by great singer songwriter Oded Gross and Dr. Michael Solomon did psychodrama with me, he is amazing, therapeutic role-play, wow! Enjoy!

85 MIN2013 AUG 11
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The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #18 Greg Fitzsimmons, Kevin Kataoka, Dr. Michael Solomon, Oded Gross

The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #17 Billy Riback, Dr. Jim Platts, Billy Kent

Another great show taped live at The Cows End Cafe in Venice, CA. Great to catch up with writer, producer and comedian Bill Riback. Billy has written and produced many sitcoms including Home Improvement for 6 seasons. We talked about comedy, therapy and teaching kids how to do standup, and explored his relationship with his own dad and how that shaped his comedy. But we don't stop there, from the world of self help; a chiropractor who heals with among other things; crystals. Jim Platts is very wise and very gifted. Then we had music by singer/songwriter Billy Kent, who has written for many artists-including Tower of Power. Enjoy!

85 MIN2013 AUG 2
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The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #17 Billy Riback, Dr. Jim Platts, Billy Kent

The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #16 Cathy Ladman, Chris Mancini, Graham Elwood, Grant Baciocco

We're back to doing the show live! This time from The Cow's End Cafe, a block from the beach in Venice, CA! Really fun show, Big Show! Cathy Ladman talked Ferguson, Hitler and vulnerability. Chris Mancini and Graham Elwood talked film; one about Graham's doc "Laughganistan" about performing in Afghanistan, and Chris shared his story of a film he wrote and sold to Bulgaria, also his book "Pacify Me" a guide for new dads. Grant Baciocco sang two great songs, one "Our Love Is Like" is a song I demand he plays everytime I see him. Grant is very busy working with The Jim Henson Company doing Puppet Improv, recording several shows for kids on itunes and sideline reporting for Hollywood Championship wrestling. How do we do it? Volume!!!

78 MIN2013 JUL 24
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The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #16 Cathy Ladman, Chris Mancini, Graham Elwood, Grant Baciocco

The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #18 Kelly Carlin

This was a great conversation with writer/performer/host and former therapist Kelly Carlin. What happens when you move beyond your background and beyond your story? I can't tell you, but Kelly can. The daughter of George Carlin comes into her own. Find more about Kelly here http://thekellycarlinsite.com/ Find Kelly on twitter https://twitter.com/kelly_carlin

80 MIN2013 JUN 29
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The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #18 Kelly Carlin

The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #16 Jonathan Katz

The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #16Special Guest: Jonathan KatzThere is only one Jonathan Katz; supremely funny and insightful! Love talking with him and I apologize for talking like Larry King. He has his own style, rhythm,the sharpest timing on the planet. And even though he felt displaced in comedy early on, his audience found him. A great talk! Jonathan introduced himself to my folks years ago by saying "Ed is a very funny comedian, but why does he have to work so blue?"

57 MIN2013 MAY 27
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The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #16 Jonathan Katz

Latest Episodes

The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #23 Eddie Pepitone, Karen Kilgariff

The Bitter Buddha and The Bitter Jewddha, Half Jewish, Half Sicilian, Half Jackie Gleason, Half Ekhart Tolle, and real friend Eddie Pepitone is two full people. On this show, I talked to all of him in his kitchen. And, an amazing song by the quadruple threat, Karen Kilgariff. This is song, I think had it's debut on our show a while back. http://bit.ly/12z1Cnz http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/7b10fe3f00/guru-ride-along And here is a bonus video with Eddie and me: Guru Ridealong-two buddies on the road to happiness going nowhere. Directed by Roy Eisenstein and Edited by Steven Feinartz!

56 MIN2013 NOV 30
Comments
The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #23 Eddie Pepitone, Karen Kilgariff

The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #22 Evan Mann & Gareth Reynolds, Vanda Mikoloski, The Hard Shine Blues Band & Amy Solomon

No way to accurately decsribe this show. It was a terrific array of talent and interesting people doing cool things. Evan & Gareth, so talented, talked about their TV stuff and the process of creating shows for Comedy Central, MTV and why you never want to call a show "Failosophy." Vanda shared wide variety of experiences, near death and fully alive, combining spirituality and stand-up. Amy Solomon is a writer and studen at Princeton who is doing a project on the realtionship between mental health, depression and comedic genius-and The Hard Shine Blues Band rocked it with two great songs, they are amazing! Enjoy!

74 MIN2013 SEP 22
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The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #22 Evan Mann & Gareth Reynolds, Vanda Mikoloski, The Hard Shine Blues Band & Amy Solomon

The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #21 Andy Kindler, Mike Kennelly and Gary Stockdale

Do you like comedy? How about music? How about Martial Arts? This show combines all of them. Andy Kindler is hysterically funny, and when he does a demonstartion of his skills as a third degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do (for real), its very interestinga nd entertaining also. Mike Kennelly is Andy's teacher (also mine), a facsinating person, whois a therapist, martial arts master and teaches something called appiied philosophy. Gary Stockdale is a great composer, arranger and singer/songwriter, has worked on films, tv shows and also with Penn & Teller. Gary does two songs in this show that will blow you away. A uniquely entertaining show-Enjoy!

79 MIN2013 AUG 26
Comments
The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #21 Andy Kindler, Mike Kennelly and Gary Stockdale

The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #20 Jimmy Dore, Shari Carlson, Rebekah Vandenberg, Grant Baciocco

Recipe for a great show with 4 main ingredients: 1. Jimmy Dore-Multi-talented comedian/host discusses his family, growing up around anger, and shares a hysterical letter he wrote in response to an audience member who texted while he was on stage. 2. Shari Carlson-Acting and singing teacher talks about listening to that little voice inside that knows everything, and her new book about how working with an elephant at Marine World changed her life. 3. Therapist/Author/Speaker-Rebekah Vandeberg shares her path from Australia's Outback to helping people all over the world get back to the work they are meant to do and lives they are destined to live. 4. Singer/Songwriter/Puppeteer Grant Baciocco played and sang another great original song about youthful defiance. Amazing group, amazing show! Enjoy!

98 MIN2013 AUG 20
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The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #20 Jimmy Dore, Shari Carlson, Rebekah Vandenberg, Grant Baciocco

The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #19 Christine Blackburn, Chad Gervich, Allie Goertz

The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #19 Guests: Christine Blackburn, Chad Gervich, Allie Goertz Some very good storytellers on this show, and terrific original music. Christine Blackburn is an actress and the host of the Story Worthy Podcast on The Sideshow Network. Has also lived an amazing life, as a stewardess and in the peace corps in Tonga while at the same time overcoming cancer. Chad Gervich is a TV writer and producer, also an accomplished author with books about TV writing and a recent book called Psych's Guide To Crime Fighting For The Totally Unqualified. And we had completely original music from singer songwriter Allie Goertz, who unites pop-culture and comedians into her songs. Great Show! Enjoy! Now up on itunes...http://bit.ly/12z1Cnz find christine at www.storyworthypodcast.com find chad at www.chadgervich.com find Allie at www.cossbysweater.com

91 MIN2013 AUG 15
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The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #19 Christine Blackburn, Chad Gervich, Allie Goertz

The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #18 Greg Fitzsimmons, Kevin Kataoka, Dr. Michael Solomon, Oded Gross

What can I tell you, huge show, actually somewhat of a compilation show. Had a great conversation with Greg Fitzsimmons abour life, balance, family and why there were planes circling overhead. Caught up with Kevin Kataoka in NY, as he prepped for a comedy tour with W. Kmau Bell while working on FX's Totally Biased with W. Kmau Bell. We had music by great singer songwriter Oded Gross and Dr. Michael Solomon did psychodrama with me, he is amazing, therapeutic role-play, wow! Enjoy!

85 MIN2013 AUG 11
Comments
The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #18 Greg Fitzsimmons, Kevin Kataoka, Dr. Michael Solomon, Oded Gross

The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #17 Billy Riback, Dr. Jim Platts, Billy Kent

Another great show taped live at The Cows End Cafe in Venice, CA. Great to catch up with writer, producer and comedian Bill Riback. Billy has written and produced many sitcoms including Home Improvement for 6 seasons. We talked about comedy, therapy and teaching kids how to do standup, and explored his relationship with his own dad and how that shaped his comedy. But we don't stop there, from the world of self help; a chiropractor who heals with among other things; crystals. Jim Platts is very wise and very gifted. Then we had music by singer/songwriter Billy Kent, who has written for many artists-including Tower of Power. Enjoy!

85 MIN2013 AUG 2
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The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #17 Billy Riback, Dr. Jim Platts, Billy Kent

The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #16 Cathy Ladman, Chris Mancini, Graham Elwood, Grant Baciocco

We're back to doing the show live! This time from The Cow's End Cafe, a block from the beach in Venice, CA! Really fun show, Big Show! Cathy Ladman talked Ferguson, Hitler and vulnerability. Chris Mancini and Graham Elwood talked film; one about Graham's doc "Laughganistan" about performing in Afghanistan, and Chris shared his story of a film he wrote and sold to Bulgaria, also his book "Pacify Me" a guide for new dads. Grant Baciocco sang two great songs, one "Our Love Is Like" is a song I demand he plays everytime I see him. Grant is very busy working with The Jim Henson Company doing Puppet Improv, recording several shows for kids on itunes and sideline reporting for Hollywood Championship wrestling. How do we do it? Volume!!!

78 MIN2013 JUL 24
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The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #16 Cathy Ladman, Chris Mancini, Graham Elwood, Grant Baciocco

The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #18 Kelly Carlin

This was a great conversation with writer/performer/host and former therapist Kelly Carlin. What happens when you move beyond your background and beyond your story? I can't tell you, but Kelly can. The daughter of George Carlin comes into her own. Find more about Kelly here http://thekellycarlinsite.com/ Find Kelly on twitter https://twitter.com/kelly_carlin

80 MIN2013 JUN 29
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The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #18 Kelly Carlin

The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #16 Jonathan Katz

The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #16Special Guest: Jonathan KatzThere is only one Jonathan Katz; supremely funny and insightful! Love talking with him and I apologize for talking like Larry King. He has his own style, rhythm,the sharpest timing on the planet. And even though he felt displaced in comedy early on, his audience found him. A great talk! Jonathan introduced himself to my folks years ago by saying "Ed is a very funny comedian, but why does he have to work so blue?"

57 MIN2013 MAY 27
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The Self Help Comedy Hour with Ed Crasnick #16 Jonathan Katz

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