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Every week standup comedian / writer / notorious goofball Kevin Anderson interviews his favorite comedians and any number of Los Angeles' strangest characters or "influential experts." Learn about the LA comedy scene, the weirdos that inhabit it, the dingy dives they perform in, and the lives they lead in a riotous, mostly improvised hour-or-so session of comedy goodness.
 
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This week we return to hear Aaron wrap the story of Iron Mike thus far. We find Mike as Champion in the late 80s before descending into imprisonment, addiction, infamy and a whole lot of wild partying before completely reinventing himself once again! The shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/ProfilesPodcastMerch - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit …
 
Kevin welcomes all listeners back to the medium of podcasting with an intro full of chatter regarding the Great White House Coup of 2021. Then, comedians Nat Baimel (@NatBaimel) and Erik Barnes (@ErikWBarnes) return to the show to chat with Kevin about their new webseries Look On The Brightside and the philosophy of "f*ck you, be nice...at least th…
 
Holy return-to-form for a new year, Bleakman! Kevin welcomes the listener to the dang year of 2021 in this intro with riffs on internet outage conspiracies and the death of MF DOOM. Then, comedian Ian Ager (@IanAger) returns to the show to chat with Kevin about 2020 productivity lessons, resolutions for the new year, and shady billboard placements.…
 
Happy friggin' holidays, dear listener! In lieu of a regular episode of the dang podcast, Kevin is bringing you a li'l snippet from the FunHinged! podcast on the dang Bleak in Review Patreon (http://patreon.com/bleakinreview)! This is a clip from the most recent episode of FunHinged! in which Kevin and co-host Hollis Black (@itsHollisBlack) discuss…
 
A profile long in the making, this week Aaron takes us through the early wayward years of Kid Dynamite, his incarceration and then mentorship by boxing trainer Cus D'amato, who irrevocably changes the life of the fighter and turns him into one of the greatest boxing champions in history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoice…
 
This week Johnboy tells the story of the Nazi preacher and pedophile who started a cult with kidnapped children and former Nazis in rural Chile and collaborated with dictator Augusto Pinochet in matters of torture, disappearance and human experimentation! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Welcome back, mid-December friends! Kevin kicks off this delightful episode of Bleak in Review with laments of complex contamination and how to deal with your libertarian neighbors. Then, comedian / podcaster of note Andy Sell (@andy_sell) returns to the show to chat with Kevin about his brush with the celebrated virus of 2020, online infection-sha…
 
Happy Hannukah, chosen Bleaklings! Kevin kicks off this sleepless episode with meanderings on communal malaise and disengaged radicalism. Then, comedian / podcaster of note Matt Brousseau (@CapitalCityInc) returns to the show he once co-hosted to chat with Kevin about useless cigarette bans, irresponsible quarantine decisions, and their individual …
 
This week Johnboy tells the tale of the little known drug lord that ran a massive business operating in 21 states in the 60s and 70s. The black mafia, the Italian mafia, the French drug connection are all linked to the rise of Frank Matthews, possibly the biggest gangster of all time and his fate is shrouded in mystery. Learn more about your ad cho…
 
Welcome to a very stoney edition of Bleak in Review! In this meandering but ultimately "still content" intro, Kevin recounts a hazy week that has proved to be the most challenging of his personal quarantine! Then, comedian Joe Kaye (@JoeCharlesKaye) returns to the show for a delightfully silly conversation about the honeymoon phase of quarantine, m…
 
No regular episode this week, so we give you another from the Patreon vault. This was a classic tale recommended by one of our favorite Patrons which tells the tale of an infamous night our for one of New Zealand's greatest umpires. Stay to the end to hear the Umpire's Lament. Just $5/month for extra profiles and music shows and oddities that would…
 
What a fun Monday surprise episode for all you silly Bleaklings! Kevin apologizes for the lack of a Black Friday episode and recounts his rollercoaster of a week. Then, straight from the Bleak in Review Patreon catalogue, it's an exclusive episode of Funhinged! in which Kevin and cohost Hollis Black (@itHollisBlack) review the psychotically horny a…
 
Welcome back, spilly friends! Kevin kicks off this Quarantine Quickie with rage about a mess he made and tales of his couch-mate's birthday. Then, comedian Katrina Davis (@katrinasivad) returns to the show to chat with Kevin about the future of standup comedy in post-COVID times, steps she's taken to better herself in lockdown, and her hopes and dr…
 
This week John brings the lads the insane, offensive, disgusting performer GG Allin! From a childhood of terror to punk underground infamy to ending his life after a riot, GG is a legend hard to look at or away from. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy John Fahy, Aaron Pita, Matt Brousseau, Starburns Audio
 
Welcome back to a somewhat hopeful episode of Bleak in Review! Kevin introduces the show this week with chatter of election relief and the breaking of a specific personal streak. Then, comedian / musician Rick Wood (@Rickw00d) returns to the show to chat with Kevin about Veteran's day vibes, getting back into the dating world after a 14 year marria…
 
Bleak is back, and hype as frig this week! Kevin kicks off the episode by avoiding election talk and instead reminiscing on his Joshua Tree cognitive reset. Then, comedian Rob Smallwood (@PinkyringDon) returns to the show to have a lively chat with Kevin about re-examining self worth in the midst of global chaos, the correct way to date in quaranti…
 
Kevin's comin' atcha with a spicy intro full of weird energy and talk of Joshua Tree getaways and foolish celebrity Tweets. Then, the Unpops godfather himself Adam Tod Brown (@adamtodbrown) returns to the show to chat with Kevin about being inundated with nightmare politics for a living, scams that have been perpetrated upon them, and becoming too …
 
This week Matt tells the boys about the religious fanaticism that led a man to cut out his own testicles before fighting for the Union in the Civil War, killing John Wilkes Booth and disappearing after being imprisoned in an asylum! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy John Fahy, Aaron Pita, Matt Brousseau, Starburns Audio
 
Bleak is back and Kevin has some things to say about American ennui and a new, lame food group on Facebook. Then, comedian / Unpops network cohort Olivia Haidar (@hitherehaidar) returns to the show to chat with Kevin about Overwatch lore, everyone's favorite talking animal movies, everyone's LEAST favorite talking animal movies, and plenty more in …
 
Kevin greets all Bleaklings with a mercifully brief intro in which he almost talks about nothing this week! Then, comedy-person Michael Swaim (@SWAIM_CORP) returns to the show to chat with Kevin about drive-in strip clubs, adjusting career expectations in 2020, and the troubling state of online discourse. This episode is brought to you by Mantooth …
 
He's back, folks! Joe Kaye returns to the program to learn the boys about the fascinating history behind the rides, openings, attractions and sections of Disneyland, Disneyworld, Epcot, California Adventure and more! Eisner Lives! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy John Fahy, Aaron Pita, Matt Brousseau, Starburns Audio
 
In the concluding episode on the pimp-turned-author, Aaron delves into Slim's prison experiences and education, his return to pimping, reconciling with his mother and becoming a married author, father and folk hero. WARNING: In the last 30 minutes the recorder ran out of storage and the audio was recorded on a very weak room mic with a lot of room …
 
What a perfect week for a new Bleak! In this fired up intro, Kevin "laments" the president's health scare and encourages the Left to be a little meaner. Plus, former gosh dang Bleak in Review co-host Matt Brousseau (@CapitalCityInc) returns to the show to chat with Kevin about a vice presidential mixed message, the need for routine in an unstable w…
 
Kevin welcomes the dear listener to Bleak in Review this week with chatter of redundant debates and flaws in Facebook's content reviewal code. Then, comedian / showrunner Kevin Collier (@kjamescollier) returns to the show to chat with Kevin about the new Smash Bros. character, pizza place COVID scares, and his gradual departure from lifelong Christ…
 
This week Johnboy regales the lads with the story of the freak show claw daddy known as Lobster Boy! Hear of the murder he committed and his own killing at the hands of the Human Blockhead! Plus Matt talks about satanic dinosaurs!! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy John Fahy, Aaron Pita, Matt Brousseau, Starburns Audio
 
Welcome back to your favorite dose of dread laced with chuckles! In this week's Bleak in Review, Kevin kicks things off with angry ruminations on the disgusting Breonna Taylor verdict. Then, comedian Kirzia Steele (@KirziaSteele) returns to the show to chat with Kevin about filling the artistic void in 2020, the vast differences in their respective…
 
Kevin (@KBAndersonYo) welcomes the listener to another zany Bleak in Review QQ romp with chatter of blind art hatred and stupid Marvel fans. Then, comedian John-Michael Bond (@BondJohnBond) returns to the show for a delightful riff-fest with Kevin about acid jam band revelations and pedophile panic as well as to perform a solid five minute gaslight…
 
This week Matt tells the lads about a well endowed German immigrant and his followers who participated in incestuous orgies and competed to birth the new messiah! Plus, Aaron tells of the Dutch resistance fighter who seduced Nazis to their death! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Aaron unveils his (WARNING: filthy) Marvel fan fiction. Before that, John drops his favorite scene from Falling Down and Matt gives a history of illegal sodomy in colonial New England. An extra episode every week and deeper dives into the topics of our regular episodes, along with The Chopped Up Jukeboxes: www.patreon.com/profilesineccentricity Lea…
 
Holy late-as-frig episode, Bleakman! Kevin hurriedly welcomes the listener to another Bleak in Review romp with talk of his scatterbrain and a sexy update on the legendary Facebook sandwich group. Then, comedian Ethan Stanislawski (@EthanStanComedy) returns to the show to chat with Kevin about adult-ass breakups, the origins of conspiracy brain, an…
 
Get a taste of what you're missing behind the Bleak in Review paywall! This week's One and a Half Men episode features hosts Kevin Anderson (@KBAndersonYo) and Hollis Black (@itsHollisBlack) reviewing one of the most f*cked up video games of all time: Doki Doki Literature Club! To hear the entirety of Kevin's brain being dismantled while Hollis gig…
 
Bleak in Review has Kevin comin' in hot this week with angry rants about hometown COVID-deniers and disingenuous Netflix cancellations. Then, comedian Bill Cruz (@BillCruz) joins the show for the first time to chat with Kevin about his worst Chicago jobs, terrible high school theater, and homophobic comedy experiences! This episode is brought to yo…
 
This week the lads bust out another grip of bizarre media including mysterious songs, race war novels, David Lynch weather reports, local commercials, salacious celebrity sex rumors of yesteryear, 1-900 numbers, the fashion of fury and more dumb shit! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
What the HECK is this dang thing in the Bleak in Review feed? Why, it's the inaugural episode of One and a Half Men, a new Bleak in Review Patreon podcast about madness, excess, and insanity, hosted by Kevin Anderson (@KBAndersonYo) and Hollis Black (@CryingBox)! In this introductory installment of content, Kevin and Hollis chat about how this show…
 
This week Johnboy tells the lads about an 18th century society boy who upended the standards of his noble status by endlessly engaging in pistol duels, grudges, intimidation via his pet bear, gang wars and other debauchery in his native west of Ireland and elsewhere in Europe. Was it his brain injury from an early duel, boredom and affluence or inn…
 
It's about time for another shouty Bleak in Review intro, isn't it folks? Kevin kicks off this week's episode with some harsh words about the most recent racism murders and the ensuing trash Facebook apologists. Then, comedian / co-proprietor of the Chickenden eatery service Chris Crittenden (@canicookit) returns to the show to chat with Kevin abou…
 
This week Johnboy brings us the story of the ultimate femme fatale, a maelstrom of anger and violence from a woman so beautiful and alluring that she caused multiple riots, closed down theaters, socialized her ways into the halls of power in Europe and toppled governments! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Welcome back, dear Bleaklings! In this Review of Bleakery, Kevin rambles about Squidbillies cancellations and racists grifting racists. Then, comedian Radostin Zahariev (@RadostinZ) returns to the show to chat with Kevin about YouTube rap beefs, Rad's war with Twitter, and Kevin's disgusting customer service voice. This episode is brought to you by…
 
Holy semi-coherent intro, Bleakman! Kevin comes to you in a very loopy state this week for an intro packed with ramblings about the death of the mail and crush-based self-flagellation. Then, comedian James Fritz (@fritzisdead) returns to the show to catch up with Kev and chat about American obsession with authority, Ben Shapiro's terrible nonsense,…
 
This week consummate pretty boy Aaron Joseph Pita brings us the murderous saga of mafia hitman and eventual crime boss Albert Anastasia, who's rise to power was brutal, bloody and began and ended with a barber! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy John Fahy, Aaron Pita, Matt Brousseau, Starburns Audio
 
Welcome back to another hot Friday installment of Bleak in Review! In this intro, Kevin prattles on about international disasters and friendly neighborhood sexual awakenings. Then, comedian Nicole Yates (@yatesy75) from the Didja Eat? (@didja_eat) podcast joins the show for the very first time to share earthquake experiences, compare east and west …
 
This week Matt brings us the story of the polio-sticken blues singer who would create some of the biggest hits of all time and shape popular music while undergoing immense highs and lows in his personal life and crossing paths with a litany of the most famous and bizarre characters of his era. (Correction, the version of "Piney Brown Blues" that Do…
 
Whoops! The ever-observant Kevin just noticed that this episode disappeared from the Bleaky feed during a transition between hosting services. In case you missed it, enjoy this episode from June 26th, 2020, the year of our Lord! ------------------- Welcome back to a less angry episode of Bleak in Review! In this installment, Kevin waxes about more …
 
Excitement and intrigue are aplenty in today's Bleak in Review! Kevin chats about the death of Herman Cain, earthquake drama, and home town neo-Nazis in today's fire-ass intro. Then, comedian Jessica Singer (@jessica420bro) returns to the show to chat with Kev about pandemic dispensary Karens, finding your quarantine bottom, and highly bingeable co…
 
This week Aaron shares some yellow journalism with a few news stories relating to urine and John tells of a counterfeit conman we lost this week and a pervert priest who also passed on after being pissed on! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy John Fahy, Aaron Pita, Matt Brousseau, Starburns Audio
 
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