Unsafe Studio: Mike Schmidt and Sameer Suri

Lou calls in from covering the national conventions, former attorney and current comedian Mike Schmidt argues with guest Sameer Suri about NATO, and Toby Muresianu hosts a discussion about current politics.

Unsafe Studio: Riley Silverman and Joanna Castle Miller

Joanna Castle Miller discusses documenting her father’s run for President on the Constitution Party ticket as part of her comedic series Red White and Dad; Riley Silverman sheds light on the trans bathroom issue, and they both discuss the current state of political satire with hosts Lou and Toby.

Health Care feat. Josh Barro, Quincy Jones, Dave Mehreje, Daniel Bruggers

A super fun discussion of why health care costs so much and how to fix the system, featuring Josh Barro (editor of Business Insider and host of KCRW’s Left, Right and Center) Daniel Bruggers (Otolaryngologist and fellow at the Reason Institute), Quincy Jones (star of the new HBO special Burning the Light), and Dave Merheje (winner of the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival’s Best Homegrown Comic award and NOW Magazine’s Best Male Standup in Toronto).

Modern Love feat. Casey Ley, Laura Crawford, Greg Edwards and Pamela Georgette, MFT

We’re back with an episode on sex, dating, and monogamy (or not) in the modern age. Joining us are marriage and family therapist Pamela Georgette and comedians Casey Ley, Greg Edwards and Laura Crawford.

Next show on Health Care April 28th!

This month, we’re fixing the health care system once and for all!

We have an amazing panel to help do it:

Josh Barro, MSNBC contributor, senior editor of Business Insider, and host of “Left, Right and Center” on KCRW!

Quincy Jones, comedian with terminal cancer featured on Ellen and with an upcoming HBO special.

Dave Mehreje, winner of the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival’s Best Homegrown Comic award and nominee for Best Standup at the Canadian Comedy Awards.

Daniel Bruggers, MD – Otolaryngologist, Charles Koch Institute Fellow at the Reason institute, and former US Navy flight surgeon.

All of whom will be available to personally lay their healing hands upon you.

So enjoy the show, share your questions and experiences, or show us a weird spot you want our expert opinion on. We’re here to help.

As usual, it’s at 8pm at Oh My Ribs! Theater in Hollywood and $5 at the door. Check out (and RSVP to) the facebook invite for full details!

Unsafe Studio: Jeffrey Dinsmore and Joe Dosch

A fun discussion of Trump rallies, Cuba, modern parenting, clearing the name of Pee-Wee Herman, what animal Lou would be in the gay community, and other things. Featuring Jeffrey Dinsmore of the Dad Jeans podcast and Joe Dosch, of the Mean Boys scripted podcast.

Next live show on modern love is March 24th!

Hey everybody,

We’re back on Thursday for a show on modern love, getting to the bottom of how relationships are changing with all this newfangled technology and social norms!

Whether gay, straight or polyamorous, open, closed or ajar (we made that last one up) we look at the good, bad and ugly of each.

Our special guests for the evening:

Casey Ley, SF Weekly’s Best Comic in San Francisco 2012 and finalist in The Advocate’s Best Gay Comedian competition!

Greg Edwards, host of YouTube hit Thug Notes and the new show Blame Social Media!

Pam Georgette, relationship therapist and columnist for the Huffington Post!

and perennial favorite Laura Crawford, writer for Buzzfeed and Ranker.com!

Showtime is 8:30pm. It’s at Oh My Ribs! theater in Hollywood, $5 at the door, street parking available east of the venue. Facebook invite available here

Unsafe Studio: Julianne Simitz and Carl Kozlowski

We return to the studio to talk to Julianne Simitz, producer of Bad News Live, and Carl Kozlowski of the Koz Effect podcast about whether Trump is like Hitler, squatty potties, and everything in between!

Unsafe Studio: Sameer Suri and Justice Wainwright!

Lou and Toby sit down with comedians Sameer Suri, a gay Indian Trump supporter, and Justice Wainwright, whose viral tweets you may have seen. Sameer argues why Scalia was a fantastic judge, Justice recounts being stabbed over a Nintendo 64, and much more.

Income Inequality feat. James McKeever, Betsy Salkind, Keith Carey, and Andrei Muresianu!

A funny and informative discussion on income inequality, featuring comedians Betsy Salkind (the Tonight Show, Comedy Central) and Keith Carey (The Comedy Store), plus experts James McKeever (Pierce College sociology and philosophy department chair) and Andrei Muresianu (mutual fund manager, board member of the Para Los Niños educational nonprofit, and brother of one of the hosts).

Two charts are referenced in this episode, posted here for your convenience:

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