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Hi, I'm Rick Glassman, and I'm a goofy guy and a cute boy. As a kid, I had debilitating OCD. I still have a lot of “things.” The title of my podcast “Take Your Shoes Off” is a microcosm of my need for control and order in a world that... keeps their shoes on. I created this podcast to showcase a more serious side, as I have conversations with some of the funniest and most interesting people in the world. I’ve learned the language of comedy in an attempt to survive this shoes-on world, so of ...
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A one-of-a-kind insiders look at Hollywood from a totally different perspective. This inspirational weekly series provides an “all access pass” to the entertainment business through the eyes of comedy manager/producer Barry Katz and the industry's biggest "behind the scenes" players who candidly reveal the risky decisions they made that led to the most groundbreaking internet, television, radio, music, and film content in the world. Combining humor, insight, and motivation; Katz provides the ...
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Ryan Sicker takes his shows off to talk with Rick about stuff. Get tickets and sign up to see when Rick will be headlining in your city at https://www.punchup.live/rickglassman [ Chicago August 3rd ] Support TYSO by supporting our sponsors: Go to liquiddeath.com/TYSO to check out all their healthy, infinitely recyclable beverages and find your clos…
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This week, my HoneyDew guest is Dan St. Germain! Don't miss his latest special, "Dance Fatty, Dance!", now available on YouTube. You can also catch him on shows like "This is Not Happening", "Conan", and "The Roast of Ric Flair". Dan joins me to Highlight the Lowlights of grappling with sobriety, recounting his recent relapse, the role alcohol has …
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This week, Jason Mewes joins me for a seat in The Wayback! (Clerks, Mallrats, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back). We get into what it was like growing up in a small town by the Jersey Shore in the 80s. Jason and Ryan hit some classic nostalgia sweet spots like playing in the woods, rope swings, river jumping, fireworks, throwing snowballs at cars, and…
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Barry Katz Answers Questions from Friends & Members of the Blueprint for Success Entertainment Industry Networking Program about Comedians & Actors becoming Political Activists, the Art of Joke Writing, the Power of Social Media & More. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/industry-standard-w-barry-katz/support…
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I sit down with comedian, Dusty Slay and his wife, Hannah to talk about growing up in a trailer park, making time for each other, getting arrested, how they met, and much more! Have any burning life questions! Leave me a voicemail at 818-949-8536 and I will try to answer it on a future episode. --------------------------------------------------- Sp…
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Rick is performing in Vancouver THIS WEDNESDAY, June 5th & in Chicago on August 3rd. Get tickets at https://www.punchup.live/rickglassman! Zach Woods (Silicon Valley, The Afterparty, The Office) takes his shoes off and talks with Rick Glassman. They talk OCD and dogs and even other stuff. It's pretty cool. WATCH THIS TYSO WITH MULTI-CAM VIDEO & LIV…
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My HoneyDew this week is Rachel Feinstein! Make sure to catch her new special, “Big Guy,” on Netflix now! Rachel joins me to Highlight the Lowlights of relationships throughout her life. Starting with her father, Howie, a civil rights attorney turned blues musician, who started his own band called "The Vomitones" and loved goofing around. We dive i…
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I sit down with my friends, Cathy & Kirsten to book club the book “100 Ways to Change Your Life: The Science of Leveling Up Health, Happiness, Relationships & Success” by Liz Moody. Our next book club book will be “Love Worth Making: How to Have Ridiculously Great Sex in a Long-Lasting Relationship” By Stephen Snyder M.D. https://amzn.to/4bHUkna ht…
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This week, Gareth Reynolds joins me for a seat in The Wayback! We dive into Gareth's love of performing, starring in elementary class plays like Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Charlotte's Web, and Little Red Riding Hood. Sparking his own memories, Ryan shares a first-grade performance where he played Santa. Gareth tells us what it was like growing…
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Matt Iseman has Hosted American Ninja Warrior for 16 Seasons but Did You Know He's a Doctor? He also won the Celebrity Apprentice Season that Never Aired. He Survived Cancer, is Friends with Arnold Schwarzenegger & His Fav Comic is Brian Regan. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/industry-standard-w-barry-katz/support…
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Bobby Lee takes his shoes off for the 4th time as he and Rick Glassman talk about stuff. Get tickets and sign up to see when Rick will be headlining in your city at https://www.punchup.live/rickglassman [ Vancouver June 5th | Chicago August 3rd ] Support TYSO by supporting our sponsors: Go to liquiddeath.com/TYSO to check out all their healthy, inf…
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My HoneyDew this week is Ali Siddiq! Make sure to catch his new special "The Domino Effect 3: First Day of School" on YouTube right now! Also check out his other specials on YouTube as well as his stories on Ari Shaffir's "This Is Not Happening. Ali returns to Highlight the Lowlights of the challenges he faced as a convicted felon incarcerated in p…
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I sit down with comedian, Kathleen Madigan. We talk about starting comedy on a dare, Lewis Black, Her love for Ireland, the stupidest thing she’s ever done, and much more! Follow Kathleen YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/kathleenmadigan IG: https://www.instagram.com/officialkathleenmadigan Have any burning life questions! Leave me a voicemail …
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This week Brad Williams takes a seat in the Wayback! Make sure to check out his newest special "Starfish" on YouTube, his Showtime special "Fun Size," and his special on Netflix "The Degenerates." In this ride, we dive into all things '80s toys, collectibles, and fashion. As a self-proclaimed 'action figure king,' Brad tells us about collecting G.I…
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Ben Schwartz (Sonic the Hedgehog, Parks and Recreation, The Afterparty, Middleditch & Schwartz) wanted to wait until Ben Schwartz 1.0 got over 175,000 views on YouTube before taking his shoes off for a second time. Welp, it happened, so on episode of TYSO, he and Rick Glassman talk about stuff. Want to see Rick Glassman on his stand up tour? Vancou…
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My Honeydew this week is comedian Will Sasso! (Mad TV, Young Sheldon, Loudermilk) Will Highlights the Lowlights of growing up in a small suburb in British Columbia with parents who immigrated from Naples, Italy before World War 2. We dive into Will’s childhood and his love for fine arts and theater. (Enough love to recruit his football team into th…
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I sit down with Bert, Tom Papa, and his wife, Cynthia Koury-Papa. We talk about his new book, how Tom and Cynthia met, Cynthia’s comedy career, Bert’s PTSD, regrets as a parent, bread making, and much more! Get Tom’s book ”We’re All in This Together…So Make Some Room” here: https://amzn.to/4bpiAtV Have any burning life questions! Leave me a voicema…
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This week Drew Lynch (Did I Stutter Podcast) joins me in the Wayback to talk about all the ways he used to get in trouble as a kid. Our wild ride takes us everywhere from getting kicked out of daycares, hacking vending machines, to blasting strangers with water balloons, and breaking into construction sites. Drew also shares some of the fun made-up…
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Paul Shore takes his shoes off to talk with Rick Glassman about stuff. Get tickets and sign up to see when Rick will be headlining in your city at https://www.punchup.live/rickglassman [ Vancouver June 5th | Chicago August 3rd ] Support TYSO by supporting our sponsors: Experience the magic of MagicMind, America’s fastest growing energy shot. Get 20…
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My Honeydew this week is veteran comedian Todd Glass! (Ten Year Old Tom, Act Happy) Todd Highlights the Lowlights of losing his mother to cancer abruptly, and what helping her through those last few days were like. Todd also shares his deep-seated love and thrill for performing comedy, looking at his grief to reflect on how this tragedy is driving …
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I sit down with comedian, Dulcé Sloan. We talk about growing up in Georgia, participation trophies, learning boundaries, being afraid of not having a family, and much more! Get her book ”Hello, Friends!: Stories of Dating, Destiny, and Day Jobs” here: https://amzn.to/3UDVZUu Have any burning life questions! Leave me a voicemail at 818-949-8536 and …
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This week Andrew Santino takes a seat in The Wayback! (Whiskey Ginger, Bad Friends Podcast) We get nostalgic about carpools with strangers, leaving the car running, bmx bikes, high school talent shows, and growing up a Chicago Bulls fan. We also have our first phone call on The Wayback, when Andrew and his mom tell the story of how back in the 80s,…
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