Starburns Audio

Dumb People Town

Dumb People Town

Description

It’s as much an exploration as it is a celebration of dumb people doing dumb things (often in Florida). Dan Van Kirk, the Sklar brothers, and other famous comedians riff off these real life news stories.

Link: starburns.audio/podcasts/dumb-people-town/

Episodes

Kyle Kinane - I'll Butter Your Cat

Dec 4, 2018 3821

Description:

This week, comedian Kyle Kinane ventures to Dumb People Town!

In Story 1, a man busts into several homes looking for someone to fight.  

Story 2 brings us a bar patron who gets angry after someone turns off Black Sabbath. 

Story 3 is the tale of an Antarctic stabbing incident that occurred over... book spoilers.

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Holly Laurent - Gender Reveal Wildfire

Nov 30, 2018 1575

Description:

Holly Laurent visits the show to discuss the story of a wildfire started by a gender-reveal party!

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Jon Dore - A Dash of Grandma

Nov 27, 2018 4042

Description:

This week comedian (and Canadian) Jon Dore visits Dumb People Town!

In Story 1: a vicious fight at a gender-reveal party at Applebee's. 

Story 2 is the tale of a man who makes trouble outside a Medieval Times -- then that same night, skinny-dips in a shark tank. (It may or may not have been Rob Ford.)

Story 3 brings us cookies baked with a special ingredient: Grandma.

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Ryan Sickler - Little Rascal

Nov 23, 2018 1817

Description:

Ryan Sickler joins Jason, Randy, and Dan to discuss a drunken man who disrupts a wedding reception by committing a dancing infraction and starting a fight.

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Bert Kreischer - Nobody Puts Greenlee in a Corner (Live from Phoenix!)

Nov 20, 2018 5143

Description:

Jason, Randy, and Daniel start the show off with some Flato-isms, then are joined by a bonafide expert in doing dumb things, comedian Bert Kreischer!  

In Story 1, we've got a Greenlee!  Two women were arrested after trying to re-enact a scene from Dirty Dancing in a wine store.

Story 2 is the tale of a woman who claims a ghost dragged her child across the floor and possessed him, so she enlists a professional named Spooky Julie to help.

Then some Townies bring news stories of their own! Including: a wild car chase, the story of a true-life forensic scientist who experiences dumb criminals all day long, appliance-thieves who left their phone number at the scene of the crime, and a man who burned down his house while trying to incinerate spiders!









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Greg Hess - Mow the Pendergrass

Nov 16, 2018 1761

Description:

The guys are joined by comedian Greg Hess to discuss a story involving a mysterious fiery hole in Arkansas!

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Andrew Santino - The Emergency Room Gentlemen's Lounge

Nov 13, 2018 3428

Description:

This week, comedian Andrew Santino visits Dumb People Town!  

In Story 1, a man is arrested after booby-trapping a federal agent.

Story 2 is a Greenlee! It's the tale of a shirtless man hanging out by the dumpsters and causing a disturbance.

In Story 3, the name of a new strip club has some citizens concerned.

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Mo Mandel - His Whole Life Is An Avalanche

Nov 9, 2018 1688

Description:

This week comedian Mo Mandel joins the guys for a Friday episode of Dumb People Town to discuss the story of a criss-crossing crime spree in Billings, Montana!

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Mary Holland - Buttershots

Nov 6, 2018 3821

Description:

This week, comedian/actor Mary Holland visits Dumb People Town!

In Story 1, a housemaid thoroughly cleans her client's liquor cabinet. 

For Story 2, a man gets stabbed at a haunted house. 

In Story 3, a suspicious man on the roof claims he's dying.

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Bonus: Maculate Conception - Preview

Nov 5, 2018 691

Description:

Enjoy a special preview of Maculate Conception. Join Abbe and Isaac Feder, as they start on their complicated and emotional quest to start a family. Subscribe to Maculate Conception on Himalaya, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or wherever you get your podcasts.

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Chris Cubas - Johnny Brisket Over Here!

Nov 2, 2018 1662

Description:

This Friday, comedian Chris Cubas comes on down to Dumb People Town to discuss a botched watch theft in Florida involving a barbecue joint, a conspicuous getaway vehicle, and a Wawa!

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Kevin Nealon - A Goat Named Voldemort

Oct 30, 2018 3541

Description:

This week the legendary Kevin Nealon comes on down to Dumb People Town! 

Story 1 brings us a crook who tries to commit robbery using Scrabble tiles. 

In Story 2: this isn't Harry Potter, but a boy finds himself under attack from Voldemort. 

Story 3 is the tale of a man who cracked some malt liquor open in a questionable location.

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Johnny Pemberton - A Swagger of Fools

Oct 26, 2018 1594

Description:

Comedian and actor Johnny Pemberton swims on down the river to Dumb People Town to discuss the story of a man who exposed himself at a bar and attempted to swim away from police.

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Arden Myrin - Scary Clown Donuts

Oct 23, 2018 3293

Description:

This week comedian Arden Myrin visits Dumb People Town! 

In Story 1, we meet a man whose dream job actually involves dreaming... and cats. 
 
Then the group swaps some stories, including Arden's very own hometown tale!

In the final segment: a new, super-creepy food delivery service.

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Greg Behrendt - Is This A Banksy?

Oct 19, 2018 1698

Description:

Comedian and author Greg Behrendt joins the DPT crew! Raising a child is expensive. In today's story, some parents learn this lesson the hard way when their toddler discovers an envelope full of cash.

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Chad Daniels - The No-Dad Challenge

Oct 16, 2018 3705

Description:

This week, comedian Chad Daniels makes his way to Dumb People Town!

In Story 1, a group of joyriding teens rob a pot dispensary... but steal the wrong herb.  

Story 2 brings us a spicy ramen challenge that sends a woman to the hospital. 

In Story 3 is the tale of a long overdue debt finally being settled.

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Steve Agee - Stillwagons Run Deep

Oct 12, 2018 1505

Description:

Steve "Guess The" Agee returns to Dumb People Town! The gang discusses a drunken, uniquely-named man who sets fire to his own house.

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Jon Glaser - You Got This, Bonebreak!

Oct 9, 2018 3777

Description:

This week, comedian/actor Jon Glaser moseys on down to Dumb People Town!

In Story 1:  A woman steals an ambulance and leads the police in a high speed chase.

Story 2 brings us a naked man "minding his own business" in the woods.

Story 3 is the tale of a topless woman armed with a sword and some meth.

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Minisode: Andy Peters: Community Lube

Oct 5, 2018 1549

Description:

Andy Peters joins the guys to discuss a story in which a man just wanted someone to watch his dog, but ended up with a lubey surprise.

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Bonus: Threedom

Oct 4, 2018 103

Description:

Paul F. Tompkins, Lauren Lapkus, and Scott Aukerman have a new podcast over at Earwolf.   

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like Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or Spotify. New episodes every Thursday.The first episodes are out now, check them out in your podcast app.

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Jeff B. Davis - Assault and Splattery

Oct 2, 2018 3892

Description:

This week, Harmontown's own Jeff B. Davis makes a visit to Dumb People Town! 

Story 1 brings us a man taking care of yard work in the buff. 

Story 2 is the tale of a fight caused by vegetables. 

In Story 3, we hear all about a woman who resists arrest in a uniquely disgusting way.








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36: Minisode: Wendi Starling & Megan Rice - 'Yotes Be Schemin'

Sep 28, 2018 1639

Description:

 This week, Wendi Starling and Megan Rice of Starburns Audio's Jammerz join the guys to discuss a story about some extremely confrontational raccoons. 

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89: Greg Fitzsimmons - Show Me What's the Truth

Sep 25, 2018 01:02:05

Description:

This week comedian Greg Fitzsimmons comes down to Dumb People Town! Story 1 brings us an entrepreneurial couple who have invented a new twist on the drive-thru. Story 2 is the tale of an unfortunately placed electric fence. For Story 3, we hear all about a robber who's really bad at robbing.

35: Minisode: Karl Hess - Going Everclear

Sep 21, 2018 00:25:43

Description:

Comedian Karl Hess (Yelling About Pâté) joins the guys for a DPT minisode to discuss a story in which a woman spends quite some time fiddling with her rear end.

88: Jon Hamm - Cookie Chaser

Sep 18, 2018 01:09:27

Description:

This week, esteemed actor and maker-of-funnies Jon Hamm returns to Dumb People Town! In Story 1, a very sorry, very naked man starts a cookie-fire. Story 2 brings us a (now unemployed) school principal who picks a unique way to welcome the new kindergarteners. Story 3 is the tale of a man who finds strength in the power of song during his ...journey. I'm sorry!

34: Minisode: Ngaio Bealum - Don't Pace Where You Eat

Sep 14, 2018 00:22:03

Description:

Comedian Ngaio Bealum joins the guys to riff on the tale of a fully nude man pacing in circles, making engine noises, and driving an imaginary racecar.

87: Kyle Kinane - I'm Just the Wrong Mammal

Sep 11, 2018 00:59:02

Description:

Comedian Kyle Kinane ventures to Dumb People Town this week! In Story 1: some dancing, a stranger's car, and fabric softener. Story 2 brings us a man who pulls a reverse Cool Hand Luke. Story 3 is the tale of a very confused couple.

33: Minisode: Brody Stevens - This Is Burning Woman

Sep 7, 2018 00:27:26

Description:

This week, comedian Brody Stevens joins the guys to discuss a story in which a woman completes the double whammy of both lighting herself on fire and kicking a police officer in the groin. Enjoy it!

Bonus: Dr. Death

Sep 6, 2018 00:13:24

Description:

An investigative reporter looks into a surgeon who killed or maimed 33 of his patients and looks at the system that failed to protect those 33 patients at every possible turn. It’s insane.

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86: Matt Braunger - Some Men Just Want to Watch the World Foam

Sep 4, 2018 01:01:52

Description:

This week, Matt Braunger (Advice From a Dipshit) makes his glorious return to Dumb People Town!  In Story 1, we meet a Florida security guard with a pungent pastime that gets him canned. Story 2 brings us an ol' fashioned cousin-robbery. Story 3 is a troubling tale of testicular trauma.

32: Minisode: Andrea Rosen - Joop Cousteau

Aug 31, 2018 00:26:46

Description:

For this week's mini, the guys are joined by Stella's Andrea Rosen to discuss the story of a deadbeat dad who lived under a silly alias to avoid paying child support for decades.

85: Emma Arnold - LIVE in Petaluma

Aug 28, 2018 01:20:29

Description:

In a live episode from the Pet-a-llama Comedy Festival, the gang gets into some Flato updates. Then they're joined by comedian Emma Arnold and jump into Story 1, Planet Earth: Dumb People Town. Story 2 brings a woman who left her contact lens in a little too long -- as in, decades too long. Then the gang breaks down some Townie-provided stories.

31: Minisode: Willie Hunter - Don't Do You

Aug 24, 2018 00:27:41

Description:

Comedian Willie Hunter joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in a DPT Mini to discuss the tale of a knife-wielding, deputy-punching woman with an apt name who's in a dispute over a TV!

84: Patton Oswalt - Swing It Wherever You Want

Aug 21, 2018 00:59:33

Description:

This week, comedic genius Patton Oswalt visits Dumb People Town!  In Story 1: a grilled chicken dispute. Story 2 brings us a man who tells investigators he wasn't drinking and driving, but was only drinking bourbon at traffic signals and stop signs. Story 3 is the tale of a man who can accomplish some wild things with watermelons.

30: Minisode: Doug Fager - Fear The Walking Dead Seeds

Aug 17, 2018 00:24:00

Description:

The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by Doug Fager (Roast Battle) for a DPT minisode! In this week's story, a family-owned sunflower farm is permanantly closed to the public after way too many instagrammers show up.

83: Esther Povitsky - Rehome My Cheeseburger

Aug 14, 2018 00:54:52

Description:

This week, Esther Povitsky (Alone Together, Glowing Up) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story 1, Starbucks customers are shocked when a man kicks his way through the ceiling. In Story 2, a man puts a 6-year-old mcdonalds cheeseburger and fries up for sale on ebay. In Story 3, a couple, high on bath salts, mistakes fireflies for alien lasers. 

29: Minisode: Matt Price - No Pun Intended

Aug 10, 2018 00:27:09

Description:

The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by Matt Price (Regular Show) for a DPT minisode! In this week's story, a burglar breaks into an escape room and can't find his way out.

82: Paul F. Tompkins - Stagno the Magnificent

Aug 7, 2018 01:05:37

Description:

This week, the King of Podcasting, the venerable Paul F. Tompkins returns to Dumb People Town! Story 1 brings us a heated brawl that ensues when McDonald's worker has had enough with water cup shenanigans. In Story 2: an unusual case involving a stolen car. Story 3 is the tale of one man's abrupt reality check with regards to Planet Fitness judgement-free zone.

28: Minisode: Brendan Walsh - I've Got The Tits To Pull This Off

Aug 3, 2018 00:21:47

Description:

The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by comedian Brendan Walsh (Do You Know Who Jason Segel Is? podcast) for a DPT minisode! In this week’s story, a topless woman drives a stolen front-end loader across town. 

81: Jeff Ross - I'm Kinda in a Woody Guthrie Song

Jul 31, 2018 00:52:16

Description:

This week, Roastmaster General Jeff Ross joins the Sklars and Dan Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a pair of scared train-hoppers seek out help from 911 dispatchers. Then Jeff and gang discuss the new season of Roast Battle, the art of roasting, and what it was like for the Sklars to roast each other for the first time. Story #2 features an impressively airborne minivan. Story #3 is the tale of a stolen aquarium involving a motorcycle.

27: Minisode: Dave Ross - Covered In Blood

Jul 27, 2018 00:27:35

Description:

The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by comedian Dave Ross (Suicide Buddies) for a DPT minisode! In this week’s story, a man is arrested after robbing a jewelry store, cutting himself in the process, and leaving his blood all over the scene of the crime.

80: Corinne Fisher & Krystyna Hutchinson - Straight Outta My Dog's Dick

Jul 24, 2018 00:55:18

Description:

This week, Corinne Fisher & Krystyna Hutchinson (Guys We Fucked podcast) return to Dumb People Town with the Sklars and Dan Van Kirk! In Story #1, a cheating boyfriend is busted by a Jimmy John's delivery guy. In Story #2, a woman drinks her dog's still-hot urine and claims it has fixed her acne. In Story #3, a man is arrested after giving his drivers lisence to the teller at the bank he was robbing.

26: Minisode: Jay Light - Dumb Town Friendly

Jul 20, 2018 00:29:49

Description:

The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by comedian Jay Light for a DPT minisode! In this week’s story, a shark drags a woman in to crocodile-infested Australian waters.

79: Ben Schwartz - Cokebusters

Jul 17, 2018 01:14:19

Description:

This week, Ben Schwartz joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, an SUV is torched for being too loud. In Story #2, someone calls the cops to complain that he had been sold bad drugs. In Story #3, a man is arrested for fighting his own reflection in a bar window. Check out Ben's movies An Actor Prepares and Blue Iguana, out this August! And stick around at the end of the episode for a taste of Daniel's new podcast, Pen Pals with Daniel & Rory!

25: Minisode: Jade Catta-Preta - The Smell Was Deafening

Jul 13, 2018 00:20:57

Description:

The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by comedian Jade Catta-Preta (Future Man) for a DPT minisode! In this week’s story, a woman and her son get pooped on from a plane flying overhead.

78: James Adomian - Tell Me What She Said, Damn It

Jul 10, 2018 00:54:11

Description:

This week, James Adomian joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a husband declares his marriage over after his wife salts popcorn at movie theater. In Story #2, a 63-year-old woman has her mouth inseminated after eating seafood. In Story #3, a man attempts to enter a drive thru, but hits the side of the building instead.

24: Minisode: Shane Mauss - Tinder for Vandalism

Jul 6, 2018 00:20:09

Description:

The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by Shane Mauss (Here We Are) for a DPT minisode! In this week’s story, a woman is arrested for throwing bricks at a man's car.

77: Updates to Some of Our Favorite DPT Stories!

Jul 3, 2018 00:41:23

Description:

In a special July 4th edition of Dumb People Town, Randy, Jason, and Dan revisit some classic DPT stories and get the updates! In Story #1, the man who donated his toe to a Canadian cocktail (first mentioned in the Jason Mantzoukas episode). In Story #2, a flat earther rocket-launches himself into the sky. In Story #3, the Sheboygan clogger has finally been caught! With updates out of the way, Story #4 features a woman who gets her head stuck in an exhaust pipe at a country music festival.

23: Minisode: Greg Behrendt & Amiira Ruotola - The Word Is Poop

Jun 29, 2018 00:21:18

Description:

The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by Greg Behrendt and Amiira Ruotola (Maybe It's You) for a DPT minisode! In this week’s story, a rogue pooper is caught in the act by a neighborhood sting operation.

76: Kyle Dunnigan - You Don't Have To Be Lonely

Jun 26, 2018 00:56:04

Description:

This week, Kyle Dunnigan join the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a road rage situation leads to one man defecating on another. In Story #2, a woman sees a snake slithering out of the air vent of her car. In Story #3, investigators search for a couple of brazen shoplifters.

22: Minisode: PEN PALS teaser episode!

Jun 22, 2018 1210

Description:

In place of a regular DPT mini this week, here's a teaser episode of Daniel Van Kirk's brand new podcast coming to Starburns Audio, with co-host Rory Scovel. Every week on Pen Pals, Rory and Daniel respond to letters sent to them on a variety of topics, ranging from free will to freeway etiquette, from mental health to manatees. In the first teaser episode, they tackle the topic of self love through the lens of The Cheesecake Factory.

76: Brian Moses - Live From Oklahoma!

Jun 19, 2018 4689

Description:

This week, Brian Moses (Roast Battle) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Oklahoma for a live Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a woman is cited for causing urine to explode in a 7-11 microwave. In Story #2, a school superintendent is charged with repeatedly pooping on the athletic field. And finally, an assortment of dumb stories from the townies!

75: Minisode: Johnny Pemberton - Glove Your Junk

Jun 15, 2018 1575

Description:

The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by comedian Johnny Pemberton (Action Point, Live to Tape) for a DPT minisode! In this week’s story, a man is arrested for walking naked through his neighborhood.

74: Jessica St. Clair & Lennon Parham - Cumspringa

Jun 12, 2018 3676

Description:

This week, Jessica St. Clair & Lennon Parham (WOMP It Up!) join the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a drunk driving suspect mixes Xanax and booze in an attempt to live their life like Jesus. In Story #2, a graduate's cake falls victim to censorship. In Story #3, a man refuses to be robbed at gunpoint.

20: Minisode: John Roy - Eight Stone of Poo

Jun 8, 2018 1523

Description:

The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by comedian John Roy () for a DPT minisode! In this week’s story, an angry man stores up his own feces before shoving it through a friend's letter box through a hose.

73: Tig Notaro - A Clive and Kickin'

Jun 5, 2018 4302

Description:

This week, Tig Notaro (Happy to Be Here) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a man finds live WWI artillery shell in his neighbor's trash. In Story #2, a retired math teacher drives up and down the neighborhood masturbating out of his van to donate sperm. In Story #3, officers receive a call from a man who is being followed by a pig.

19: Minisode: Emma Arnold - Rename the Boy

Jun 1, 2018 1706

Description:

The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by comedian Emma Arnold (Yes Please) for a DPT minisode! In this week’s story, a parent misspells their child's name on a tattoo.

72: Flula Borg - Fingers Out, Trying To Do Something

May 29, 2018 3922

Description:

This week, Flula Borg joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a local doctor is found passed out with a hand around his penis. In Story #2, a man gets attacked by a shark, bear, and rattlesnake. In Story #3, a burglar disguises himself in a plastic wrapper to rob a GameStop.

18: Minisode: David Huntsberger - You Don't Mow My Grass

May 25, 2018 1601

Description:

The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by David Huntsberger (The Space Cave) for a DPT minisode! In this week’s story, a man is arrested for drunk driving a lawn mower.

71: Dave Pasquesi - LIVE from Chicago!

May 22, 2018 4746

Description:

This week, Dave Pasquesi (Veep) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Chicago for a live Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a man steals cars to impress his son. In Story #2, a community bans together against organized sex parties happening at a house in the neighborhood. And finally, an assortment of dumb stories from the townies!

17: Minisode: Sara Benincasa - Failing Up Since The Beginning of Time

May 18, 2018 1682

Description:

The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by Sara Benincasa (Real Artists Have Days Jobs) for a DPT minisode! In this week’s story, the police think they may have found the world's dumbest criminal.

70: Gareth Reynolds - How High is Too Far?

May 15, 2018 3904

Description:

This week, Gareth Reynolds (The Dollop) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a drunk tourist has a rough night after he gets lost on his way back to his hotel and finds himself climbing the Italian Alps. In Story #2, an adventurous (and mischievous) 12-year-old boy steals his mom's credit card and books an escape to Bali for 4 days. In Story #3, a nightmare becomes a reality when a woman wakes up with a cockroach in her ear.

16: Minisode: Keith & Chemda - Looks Like I'm Going To Jail

May 11, 2018 1922

Description:

The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by Keith Malley and Chemda Khalili (My Opening Line, Keith and the Girl) for a DPT minisode! In this week’s story, a former USPS carrier is charged with failing to deliver thousands of pieces of mail.

Alison Rosen - I Don't Like What Happened Here

May 8, 2018 01:04:29

Description:

This week, Alison Rosen (Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a hangry woman claims she couldn't order french fries at taco bell because the workers there are racist. In Story #2, a man walks into a Speedway and very calmly steals two 18-packs of beer. In Story #3, a father struggles to help his daughter with some strangely-worded anatomy homework. And finally, a voicemail from TSA agent Michael Kissick. Pick up Alison's new book, Tropical Attire Encouraged (and Other Phrases That Scare Me)!

Minisode: Josh Adam Meyers - Shit's Gonna Get Damp

May 4, 2018 00:26:45

Description:

The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by comedian Josh Adam Meyers (Goddamn Comedy Jam, F is for Family) for a DPT minisode! In this week’s story, a drunk driver is arrested while covered in dog poop.

Trae Crowder - Smell My Ride

May 1, 2018 01:12:53

Description:

This week, Trae Crowder (The Liberal Redneck Manifesto: Draggin' Dixie Outta the Dark) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a man is arrested after crashing into a police cruiser while intoxicated and operating a van from the passenger seat. In Story #2, three men break into a woman's house, take her for a ride, steal her tv, then bring her home and ask her not to call the cops. In Story #3, a Florida woman tries to get out of being found with cocaine in her purse.

Sarah Silverman - It Escalated So Quickly

Apr 24, 2018 01:28:02

Description:

This week, Sarah Silverman (I Love You, America) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a man trashes a hotel room with pepperoni and seagulls. In Story #2, a zoo operation manager puts an intruder in an alligator hold. In Story #3, a woman thinks she has food poisoning, but instead finds out she's pregnant and giving birth.

Minisode: Piping Hot

Apr 20, 2018 00:24:13

Description:

The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are back for another minisode! In this week's story, a woman orders lasagne and is surprised by a scalding hot squirt of marinara sauce.

Natasha Leggero & Moshe Kasher - The Sketti Defense

Apr 17, 2018 01:00:04

Description:

This week, Natasha Leggero & Moshe Kasher (The Honeymoon Special, Another Period) join the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a man in a bull costume attempts to burn down a house with ragu. In Story #2, an adult man challenges a 15-year-old boy to a nunchucks fight. In Story #3, a McDonalds employee is fired for putting his mixtape into happy meals instead of the toy. And finally, a voicemail from Mark Wahlberg.


Minisode: Jeremiah Watkins - Bad Dad

Apr 13, 2018 00:23:35

Description:

The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by comedian Jeremiah Watkins (Jeremiah Wonders podcast) for a DPT minisode! In this week’s story, a man is found naked in a helicopter after driving a car into a lake.

Karen Kilgariff - Sword Stores

Apr 10, 2018 01:14:40

Description:

This week, Karen Kilgariff (My Favorite Murder) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a samurai sword-wielding girlfriend seeks revenge against her "E-thlete" boyfriend. Story #2 features a Bigfoot Truther who is suing the state of California. In Story #3, a Wisconsin women's restroom is plagued by a serial toilet clogger.

Minisode: Julian McCullough - There's No Crying Over Spilled Milk

Apr 6, 2018 00:24:16

Description:

The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by comedian Julian McCullough (Soft Spot podcast) for a DPT minisode! In this week’s story, two men get into a heated fight over a glass of milk.

Kevin Pollak - Hold On Loosely

Apr 3, 2018 01:08:10

Description:

This week, Kevin Pollak (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, freebie train sex is caught on camera. In Story #2, a man sets his neighbor's car on fire in retaliation for the theft of his lawn mower. In Story #3, a Batman wannabe finally decides to eat something besides Chipotle, and a voicemail from Peter Falk wraps up the show!


Minisode: Kara Klenk - Eat My Way Through This Mistake

Mar 30, 2018 00:23:07

Description:

The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by comedian Kara Klenk (If You Build It show at UCB) for a DPT minisode! In this week’s story, a woman mistakes a jail security booth for a fast food drive-thru.

Seth Green - There Will Be Sauce

Mar 27, 2018 01:12:24

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This week, Seth Green (Robot Chicken) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a naked man on an ATV leads the authorities on a chase. Story #2 features a man who tries to get out of a DUI by offering the cop weed. In Story #3, a man steals a pot of meatballs. Finally, a voicemail from Kris Kristofferson wraps up the show.

Minisode: Amy Miller - Naturally Frosted Tips

Mar 23, 2018 00:26:53

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The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by comedian Amy Miller (Who's Your God? podcast) for a DPT minisode! In this week’s story, a man's obituary paints a riveting picture.

Brad Meltzer - Soft Corn Porn

Mar 20, 2018 01:04:30

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This week, author Brad Meltzer joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, customers are surprised by porn at Burger King. Then, the guys talk about Brad's new book, The Escape Artist, before getting into Story #2, in which an electric napkin dispenser is stolen. In Story #3, a boy pees all over the buttons in an elevator. Finally, a voicemail from Nic Cage wraps up the show.

Minisode: Hampton Yount pt. 3 - Drunk on Chipotle Margs

Mar 16, 2018 00:22:27

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The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined again by comedian Hampton Yount (Suicide Buddies podcast, MST3K) for another DPT minisode! In this week’s story, an argument between a man and a woman result in the loss of a gold tooth. Plus, Steven Seagal calls in!

Corinne Fisher & Krystyna Hutchinson - A Toddler in an Adult Sleeping Bag

Mar 13, 2018 02:17:59

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This week, Corinne Fisher & Krystyna Hutchinson (Guys We Fucked) join the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in a live episode of Dumb People Town! In Story #1, two men fight for the title of World's Biggest Penis. In Story #2, a man is found drunk and naked lying inside a pipe organ. In Story #3, brothers celebrate a lottery win by blowing up a house. Then, the townies in the audience share some stories, including a woman who intentionally pees on a police officer, a 10-year-old child who steals his parents' car, and two friends who have a falling out over the airtime of Monday Night Raw.

Minisode: Hampton Yount pt. 2 - Catch Up With My Peeps

Mar 9, 2018 00:41:30

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The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined again by comedian Hampton Yount (Suicide Buddies podcast, MST3K) for another DPT minisode! In this week’s story, the cops chase down a particularly dumb drunk driver. Then, a voicemail from Dr. Phil!


Andy Richter - How ‘Bout a Shotgun, Dummy?

Mar 7, 2018 01:34:12

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This week, comedian Andy Richter (CONAN) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a fight over cheesecake leads to an arrest. Story #2 features a mailbox full of fish. In Story #3, a woman pulls multiple worms out of her eye. Finally, a voicemail from Kris Kristofferson wraps up the show.

Minisode: Hampton Yount - Yeah, He Was Naked

Mar 3, 2018 00:41:10

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The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by comedian Hampton Yount (Suicide Buddies podcast, MST3K) for a DPT minisode! In this week’s story, a naked Florida man robs a bank and throws money at onlookers. Plus, a voicemail from Mark Wahlberg!


Brian Posehn - Laugh Our Tasers Off

Feb 28, 2018 01:41:31

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This week, comedian Brian Posehn joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a man is arrested for aggravated assault after stealing Slim Jims. Story #2 features a drunk driver who calls the cops on himself. In Story #3, a man hurls a cup of clam chowder at a woman’s car. Finally, a voicemail from Nic Cage, who has an interesting business proposition.

Minisode: Nate Craig - The Rush Hour Bandit

Feb 23, 2018 00:58:02

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The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by comedian Nate Craig for a DPT minisode! In this week's story, a Utah man tries to rob a bank with a stolen car...but forgets the keys in the bank.

Pete Holmes - Frightened Farmer

Feb 21, 2018 01:51:22

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This week, comedian Pete Holmes (Crashing, You Made It Weird) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a man’s own sword is used against him. Then, they talk about season 2 of Pete’s show Crashing, before getting in Story #2, in which a farmer finds tiger in his cowshed. In Story #3 a man beats his roommate who failed to properly close the cereal. Finally, Robert Durst stops by the studio to chat.


Minisode: Nick Antonyan - Missile Sled

Feb 17, 2018 00:42:25

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The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by comedian and youtuber Nick Antonyan for a DPT minisode! In this week’s story, a man skis a rocket bike off of a roof and falls on a fence.

Jamie Lee - Black Sparrow

Feb 14, 2018 01:36:58

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This week, comedian Jamie Lee (HBO's Crashing) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a man in Russia drives a stolen tank into a supermarket and steals a bottle of wine. In Story #2, fed up with searching for the perfect man, a woman marries the ghost of a 300 year old pirate, saying that he’s her soulmate. Finally, in Story #3 a man with a plan, some snow, and a couple hours to spare builds a car out of snow to fool the cops.

Minisode: Keith Carey & Connor McSpadden - It's Not The Weekend Somewhere

Feb 10, 2018 00:44:57

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The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by Keith Carey & Connor McSpadden (Mean Boys podcast) for a DPT minisode! In this week's story, a Florida man is arrested for a DUI after confusing a bank drive-thru for a Taco Bell.

Scott Thompson - Butter Him Up! (Live From SF Sketchfest)

Feb 6, 2018 02:17:17

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This week, the Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by Scott Thompson (The Kids in the Hall) live from SF Sketchfest! In Story 1, a man sets the garage on fire in retaliation after his roommate draws phallic symbols on his face while he was passed out. Story 2 introduces us to a man who tries to jump the gates at the London underground, only to get stuck in an uncomfortable and compromising position. In Story 3, we find out which objects Americans shoved inside themselves in 2017, and learn why a flared base is so essential. Then, the townies in the audience share some stories, including tales of cocaine at a court hearing, a sloppy ATM jacking, and arson in a public toilet. Finally, Kris Kristofferson drops by to share a story from the set of the movie Blade: Trinity. 

Minisode: Jackie Johnson - Meat Me

Feb 2, 2018 00:42:59

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The Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by comedian Jackie Johnson (Natch Beaut podcast) for a DPT minisode! In this week’s story, a trail of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos lead the cops straight to perpetrators of a robbery.

Neal Brennan - I Am My Own Baby

Jan 30, 2018 01:35:28

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This week, comedian Neal Brennan (Female Brain, 3 Mics, Chappelle’s Show) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a man punches an ATM that gives him too much money. In Story #2, a man calls 911 to complain about the size of his meal. Then, Story #3 features a man who feels like he’s been robbed. Finally, Al Gore leaves a voicemail about the recent wild fires!

Minisode: Barry Rothbart - Got a Lot of Lint in Him

Jan 27, 2018 00:44:19

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Time for another DPT minisode! This week the Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by comedian Barry Rothbart (Downward Dog, Get High & Save the World podcast)! In this week’s story, a man is rescued after stealing a swan boat and marooning himself on a fountain.

Scott Aukerman - Too Spicy to Put in Print

Jan 23, 2018 01:43:30

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This week, comedian Scott Aukerman (Comedy Bang! Bang!) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a youtube prankster cements in his head in a microwave. Story #2 features a woman who loves having sex with ghosts. Then in story #3, someone requests a joke with their pizza delivery and isn’t thrilled when their wish is granted. Finally, a voicemail from Michael Caine wraps up the show!

Minisode: Kyle Ayers - Landlocked Shrimp

Jan 19, 2018 00:43:23

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On the very first DPT minisode, the Sklars and Dan Van Kirk are joined by comedian Kyle Ayers (Boast Rattle, Never Seen It podcast)! In this week’s story, a man is arrested for getting into a fight with another man over shrimp.

John Early & Kate Berlant - It's Adam and Eve, not Adam and Sconce

Jan 16, 2018 01:46:07

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This week, comedians John Early & Kate Berlant (The Characters, Search Party, 555) join the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a West Virginia man torches a strip club to keep his girlfriend from stripping. Story #2 features a woman who intends to marry her chandelier. Then in story #3, a grieving daughter sprinkles her mother’s ashes on her Christmas dinner and eats it. A voicemail from Kris Kristofferson wraps up the show!

Joey CoCo Diaz - Just Go There and Figure It Out

Jan 9, 2018 01:59:01

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This week, comedian Joey CoCo Diaz (The Church of What's Happening Now) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, four Teslas are stolen by four separate men. Story #2 stars a hungry night owl who takes matters into his own hands at a Waffle House. Story #3 is a cautionary tale of the Valsalva maneuver gone terribly wrong. To wrap up the show, Mark Walhberg stops by to fill the guys in on what he's been up to lately.

Todd Glass - Major Factor in an Unusual Situation

Jan 2, 2018 01:29:43

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This week, comedian Todd Glass joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a bizarre incident involving a man covered in deer blood. Story #2 brings us a self-taught rocket scientist / limo driver. Story #3 is the tale of a mile-high encounter.

Joe DeRosa - LIVE from Houston

Dec 26, 2017 01:19:14

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This week, the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk come to you live from Houston, joined by comedian and actor Joe DeRosa (Better Call Saul, Emotional Hangs)! The group recounts some Jan Flato facts before jumping into Story #1, which is the tale of a man who happens to be covered in vaseline. Story #2 brings us some questionable transportation techniques. And finally, in Story #3 we meet a man with a taste for hotdogs and a knack for shooting them as well. To wrap up the show, some awesome Townie audience participation!

Tony Hinchcliffe - Shark Vomit Jesus Birth

Dec 19, 2017 01:28:41

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This week, Tony Hinchcliffe (Kill Tony, One Shot) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a theft of holiday decorations involving a shark, a T-Rex, and the zoo. Story #2 brings us a Ferrari thief who ain't got gas money. Story #3 is the wild tale of a thirsty opossum. To wrap up the show, Johnny Depp shares his idea for a new sport.

Nikki Glaser - Soft Rock Bottom

Dec 13, 2017 01:33:21

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This week, comedian and actor Nikki Glaser (Not Safe with Nikki Glaser) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk on Dumb people Town! In Story #1, we visit a movie theater where a couple is caught in a compromising position. Story #2 lets us know that when you're here, you're family. Story #3 brings a rousing Rascal Safeway theft. To wrap up the show, "Making A Murderer" "star" Ken Kratz joins the show to talk mandatory hugs.

Dan Harmon - That's Shoot-You-In-The-Arm Money

Dec 5, 2017 01:40:28

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This week, Writer/Producer/Fellow Feral Podcaster Dan Harmon (Rick & Morty, Harmontown) makes his grand return to Dumb People Town with the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk! The group discusses desk buttons before jumping into Story #1, in which a Florida couple unsuccessfully fakes a break-in. In Story #2, a stolen rental car caper goes south. Story #3 brings Australian Maccas shenanigans. To wrap up the show, Mark Wahlberg joins the gang to discuss upcoming projects, his checkered past, and holiday plans.

Steve Agee - Don't Fret

Nov 28, 2017 01:28:21

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This week, actor and comedian Steve Agee (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, We're No Doctors) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! Steve recounts military school before jumping into Story #1, in which a man finds himself locked in a beer cooler. Story #2 brings us an unwanted late-night visitor in Boulder, CO. In Story #3, we meet a photogenic sandwich woman who happens to be familiar to local police. To wrap up the episode, Robert Durst leaves a voicemail about going into houses that aren't yours!

Jimmy Pardo - Mile Thigh Emporium

Nov 21, 2017 01:19:08

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This week, comedian and podcaster Jimmy Pardo (Never Not Funny, Playing Games with Jimmy Pardo) visits The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! Jimmy tells the story of an encounter with a fan, and then in Story #1, we hear all about an inappropriate sale, and use of, a whip. Story #2 brings us an ignored request with regards to a 7-11 cheese dispenser. Story #3 is the tale of an angry naked woman with a pool cue. To wrap up the show, a voicemail from Doug Buffone about his new podcast from the great beyond.

Judah Friedlander - Champagne Torino

Nov 14, 2017 01:30:43

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This week, Judah Friedlander (30 Rock, Bordertown) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! The group talks about the story behind Judah's new standup special, "America Is The Greatest Country In The United States," before we jump into Story #1, in which a Florida politician purports to have met aliens. In Story #2 brings us a man who slides into the police's DM's. And Story #3 is the tale of a supposedly unlawful sing-along. To wrap up the episode, a voicemail from actor Adam Driver about the new Star Wars trailer!

Lauren Lapkus - Thinking Outside the Bun

Nov 7, 2017 01:26:38

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This week, actor/improviser/writer/podcasting mover-and-shaker Lauren Lapkus (Orange is the New Black, With Special Guest Lauren Lapkus) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! The group discusses Lauren's recent trip to Vegas before diving into Story #1, which involves women escaping capture only to be captured at an escape room. Lauren tells the guys about her new podcast Raised By TV, before jumping into Story #2, in which a dumb criminal is recognized by a former coworker. In Story #3, a tale of a child finding a message in a bottle takes a dark turn. To wrap up the episode, the world's friendliest TSA agent Michael Kissick joins the show and brings along his sister!

Breckin Meyer - P*ssy on the Hood

Oct 31, 2017 01:26:15

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This week, Breckin Meyer (Robot Chicken) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk down in Dumb People Town! In Story #1, moaning sounds from a car sparks concern from an officer. We find out why Breckin recently bought a sword before diving into Story #2, which involves a flaming broom. Breckin tells the story of the Robot Chicken's genesis, before Story #3 brings us an alleged time-traveller. To wrap up the episode, Randy Newman joins the show to share some controversial new tunes.

Jay Larson - Snuggle Buddiez at Fatty's Bar

Oct 24, 2017 01:31:34

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This week, Jay Larson (The Crabfeast) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk in Dumb People Town! Story #1 starts with a bank robbery and ends with an arrest at KFC. In Story #2, we learn about a new service for people who just want to snuggle. Story #3 brings us a woman whose poor choices lead to purple tears. To wrap up the episode, Steven Avery leaves a voicemail about his special work detail in prison!






Bert Kreischer - Read My Pendant

Oct 18, 2017 01:34:04

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This week, comedian Bert Kreischer (Bertcast) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Virk in Dumb People Town! Story #1 brings us up a tree in Regina. DVK tells his own personal story of falling from a tree, and the group discusses Sober October. In Story #2, an officer of the law is impersonated. The we dive into Story #3, in which we learn about a new homemade jewelry trend. To wrap up the episode, Bert tells the epic story of "The Machine."

Matt Besser - Soft Swing

Oct 10, 2017 01:54:07

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This week, Matt Besser (Upright Citizens Brigade, improv4humans) drives his minivan all the way down to Dumb People Town! Along with Matt, the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk jump into Story #1, in which a swingers party goes south real quick. The group talks to Matt about his new musical, "Stolen Idea," and the fascinating and terrifying issue of stolen intellectual property in the entertainment world. In Story #2, we meet a very thirsty nanny. Matt provides an update on his drug cartel neighbors, before Story #3 brings us a man who relieves his bladder at a Metallica concert. To wrap up the show, Randy presents a newspaper clipping about a burglar who left behind crucial DNA.

Dave Anthony - Control the Bag

Oct 3, 2017 01:38:51

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This week, comedian and friend of the pod Dave Anthony (The Dollop) makes a grand return to Dumb People Town, driven there by a bear! Dave talks to the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk about The Dollop and LA Podfest before jumping into Story #1, in which an honest drunk man turns himself in. In Story #2, an unlicensed criminal removes his contraband at the hospital. Story #3 brings us a bear-y bad driver. To wrap up the show, the late Chicago radio host Doug Buffone, leaves an incensed voicemail about the Bears!




Paul F. Tompkins - Mid-Squat, Pants Down, & Unashamed

Sep 26, 2017 01:49:54

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This week, incredible comedian, sartorial dynamo, and podcaster extraordinaire Paul F. Tompkins (Bojack Horseman, SPONTANEANATION) jogs over to Dumb People Town! The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk talk to Paul about trying forging new paths before diving into Story #1, in which a hedgehog-fueled dispute gets heated. The group discusses Seeso's Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ and then forges into Story #2, which involves a jogger who lives her life without listening to the haters -- and as a bonus, we find out how many times DVK was sent the story! In Story #3, an ill-fated attempt to purchase drugs at an inappropriate location. To wrap up the show, an update on the DPT Facebook page in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

Keegan-Michael Key - Sh*t's Out the Window on This One

Sep 19, 2017 01:27:17

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This week, Keegan-Michael Key (Friends From College, Key & Peele) calmly drives to Dumb People Town with a nail embedded in his chest! Keegan talks to the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk about the power of surprise in comedy, before jumping into Story #1, in which defecation meets defenestration. The group discusses Friends From College, Keegan's recent run in "Hamlet," and his new Broadway "Meteor Shower," and then it's time for Story #2, which involves a stoic victim of a nail gun. Story #3 brings an exploding SUV, and then a voicemail from Robert Durst wraps up the episode!


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Adam Conover - Operation Extra Olives

Sep 12, 2017 01:48:33

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This week, Adam Conover (Adam Ruins Everything) rides on the wing of a plane all the way to Dumb People Town! The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk discuss Adam's television show, Adam Ruins Everything, in which Adam spills the truth-beans on all sorts of subjects. In Story #1, a man breaks the law over the course of several different vehicles. The group discusses Burning Man and horrifying animatronic wolves, before jumping into Story #2, in which a pizza place serves coke, but not from the drink machine. Adam enlightens the group about the history of jaywalking, and then Story #3 brings us a couple who is guilty of some slight PDA. The world's friendliest TSA agent, Michael Kissick, leaves a voicemail to finish up the show.

Jen Kirkman - Kimono Logic

Sep 6, 2017 01:49:47

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This week, amazing comedian Jen Kirkman (Just Keep Livin'?) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk down in Dumb People Town! DVK shares his real life Seinfeld moment, before jumping into Story #1, in which police light a naked man on fire. Jen sheds some light on her tweeting strategy, and then it's time for Story #2, which involves a horrific number of contact lenses. In Story #3, a motorist accidentally starts a fire while attempting to snuff out a life. To wrap up the episode, some great Townie Facebook fun!

Henry Zebrowski - Chirk Dones

Aug 29, 2017 01:46:10

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This week, actor and comedian Henry Zebrowski (Last Podcast on the Left, Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell) rides a ghost train all the way down to Dumb People Town! The guys give us an update on Jan Flato before getting into Story #1, in which a daredevil with a snake dies at Niagara Falls. Henry talks about researching aliens and Space Jews for Last Podcast on the Left, and Dan shares his solar eclipse experience. Then it's time for Story #2, featuring a trigger-happy Florida man with a hatred of AT&T technicians. In Story #3, a young man misplaces his car the morning after a Metallica concert. And to round out the show: a voicemail from Nic Cage about the eclipse!

Tig Notaro - Take It Down a Notch

Aug 22, 2017 01:49:29

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This week, comedian, actor, writer, and new vegan Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) makes the trip down to Dumb People Town riding on the hood of a car! Tig tells the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk about how her diet amazingly helped her chronic pain before diving into Story #1, in which a woman is just trying to get around town with children in tow. In Story #2, a man simply tries to hand out some candy... naked and covered in feces. The group discusses the Tig Notaro walking tour, and Tig's amazing Ryan Gosling story. Story #3 brings a "Dirty Dancing"-themed mishap. To cap it all off, a fan-made rap: "Today Was Not a Good Day."

Special Episode: The Wahlberg Solution - Live at Sketchfest

Aug 20, 2017 01:28:37

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Hi Townies! We have a special treat for you. LIVE from this years SF Sketchfest, Mark Wahlberg (Daniel Van Kirk) and his very famous A-list friends solve the problems of the world (because Donnie can’t).

Jason Nash - Maybe On The Way Out

Aug 15, 2017 01:34:08

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This week, comedian Jason Nash (Views podcast, JasonNashComedy on YouTube) heads on down to Dumb People Town! Jason talks to the Sklar Brothers and Dan Van Kirk about the demise of Vine, having a podcast with a 21-year-old, and doing comedy, before diving into Story #1, in which a forklift is stolen by a barefoot man. Then, in Story #2, a gas-station robbery goes wrong when a fire breaks out. In Story # 3, a man is trapped in an ATM. And to wrap it all up: a voicemail from Bryant Gumbel!

Jason Mantzoukas - Dibblin’ a Toe In

Aug 8, 2017 01:28:59

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This week, Jason Mantzoukas (The House) tiptoes his way over to Dumb People Town! The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk talk to Jason about his experience working on The House, the inception of his hilarious podcast How Did This Get Made?, and Jason's theory about Nic Cage's acting, before jumping into Story #1, which involves the tale of a stolen toe. Dan shares a heartfelt message from a DPT fan, and the guys talk about being podcast fans themselves. Then it's time for Story #2, in which a paranoid tattletale attempts to catch a neighbor stealing from his mailbox. In Story #3, a store employee is attacked by a stripper pole thief. And to cap off the show, a special voicemail from Nicolas Cage on the 20th anniversary of FACE/OFF.

Tiffany Haddish - Oooh, Your Coochie Minty!

Aug 1, 2017 01:37:11

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This week, Tiffany Haddish (Girls Trip) comes on Down to Dumb People Town! The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk talk to Tiffany about being a part of one of the summer's biggest hit films. In Story #1, a woman puts out a fire that has engulfed her boyfriend, in the most natural way possible. Tiffany explains the smell of our ancestors, and tells stories of scatological revenge, going on a swamp tour with Will and Jada Smith, and wikiFeet. Story #2 is the tale of a McDonald's playpen that's cleaner than average, and Story #3 brings us the growing trend of women using ground-up wasp nests for the purpose of genital rejuvenation. To wrap it all up, a new segment: Judging Dan.


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Tony Hale - Today Has Not Been A Good Day

Jul 25, 2017 01:43:16

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This week, Tony Hale (Veep, Transformers: The Last Knight, Arrested Development) slides into the backseat of an official state car and takes it all the way down to Dump People Town! Tony talks to the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk about getting to work on the funniest and most relevant satire on TV. In Story #1, A “Breatharian” couple survives off of air & the universe’s energy instead of food, and encourages their young children to do the same. Story #2 features a bank robber who is having a bad day, and has many regrets. Then, it’s a Father’s Day gone wrong in Story #3, in which an angry dad seeks revenge upon a playful five year old. And finally: a fan-made commercial for Jacques Wilson, Attorney at law!

Kumail Nanjiani - D in the W

Jul 18, 2017 01:34:08

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This week, Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick, Silicon Valley) starts a Grand Theft Auto mission and winds up in Dumb People Town! Kumail talks to the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk about his smash hit movie "The Big Sick," working with Ray Romano, and how tricky it can be to make a movie about standup. In Story #1, a man needs a LOT of help after becoming intimately involved with a wrench. Kumail discusses writing and making "The Big Sick," and trying to portray characters from the stand up scene that feel true. In Story #2, thieves leave behind copious evidence after stealing devices that are literally made to be tracked. The group discusses Kumail's character arc on the latest season of Silicon Valley and Kumail's family's reaction to his movie before diving into Story #3, in which a man with a lethal snake bite doesn't react quite how you'd expect. Robert Durst leaves a voicemail about his new piñata business.

Colin Hanks - The Legend of Baggy Pants

Jul 11, 2017 01:47:37

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Colin Hanks (Life in Pieces) rides a hoverboard into Dumb People Town this week!  The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk talk to Colin about his documentary “All Things Must Pass,” and how much Tower Records meant -- and still means -- to people. Story #1 is held together by pepper -- you’ll see what we mean.  The group discusses Colin’s “Fargo” audition as well as his experiences on “Life in Pieces,” and we find out the identity of Dianne Wiest’s favorite rapper. In Story #2, A man with baggy pants steals some very valuable merchandise, and Story #3 brings us an ad seeking a father figure. To top it all off, Mark Wahlberg pops in to catch up with the guys.

Jonah Ray - LIVE

Jul 4, 2017 01:48:46

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On the first ever Dumb People Town Hall in Los Angeles, Jonah Ray (Meltdown with Jonah & Kumail, Hidden America, Netflix’s MST3K) joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk live from the Starburns Castle! Dan runs through the Flato Blotter, before diving into Story #1, in which two women and a man face indecent exposure charges after engaging in a threesome in broad daylight on the deck of a Mississippi restaurant. Then, the mystery of the @DPTpodcast twitter is revealed. In Story #2, a man catches a deer in a Minnesota Walmart. And in Story #3, a snake slithers out of a toilet and attaches itself to a man’s penis. Finally, audience stories, including one of a Eureka man arrested after shooting his victim with Rice Krispies-loaded ammunition.

Special Episode: Ping Pong Slapdown

Jul 1, 2017 00:54:53

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Every year at the Moontower Comedy Festival, an epic ping pong tournament is held. In this special bonus episode of Dumb People Town, hear the Sklars host 2017's Ping Pong Slapdown! Inappropriate sporting attire, pump-up music galore, morning wood, and much more -- this tourney has it all. Who will prevail? Listen to find out!

Chris Sullivan - The Curious Case of the Strawberry Sh*tter

Jun 27, 2017 01:35:31

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This week, Chris Sullivan (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2) joins Dumb People Town! The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk discuss Chris's recent meteoric rise, before jumping into Story #1, in which a man files a lawsuit after a bad date. Chris tells the group how Steve Agee's character in Guardians got his name. In Story #2, a burglar has no shame while robbing his relative's home. Story #3 brings the tale of a berry-eating man who was accused of making an improper donation to his church. To cap it off, a voicemail from Taserface inquiring about how to submit a story for the show.

Tom Segura - A Plaque That Reads “Unjustice”

Jun 20, 2017 01:43:02

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This week, Tom Segura drives his truck down to Dumb People Town while half-naked. The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk discuss Tom’s new album “Mostly Stories,” including Tom’s “Scared Straight” bit and its real-life repercussions. In Story #1, a burglar attempts to board a spaceship, and we meet a lawyer who’s just trying to best serve his client. We also hear stories about Randy’s expired passport, the drowned rat in Jason’s pool, and banana rats (!?) at Gitmo. The group discusses Tom and Christina Pazsitzky’s podcast, Your Mom’s House! Story #2 brings us a man who sends sex workers to his neighbor’s house...for years. And Story #3 is the tale of a desperate man on a beer run. To top it all off, a phone call from Steven Avery to his potential new legal counsel.

Thomas Middleditch - Rectum for a Dream

Jun 13, 2017 01:38:19

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This week, Thomas Middleditch (Silicon Valley) rides on (yes, ON) the trunk of a car all the way down the highway to Dumb People Town! In Story #1, a man proves that when you’re drunk, inertia does not apply. The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk talk to Thomas about Captain Underpants, how Silicon Valley has grown, and how Idiocracy has come true, before diving into Story #2, in which a man performs lawn care during a natural disaster. Story #3 brings to light an "entrepreneur" who is "revolutionizing" the sex toy industry. A voicemail from Javier Bardem rounds out the show.

Sal Vulcano - Not A Lot, I Can Get It For You

Jun 6, 2017 01:43:59

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This week, Sal Vulcano (Impractical Jokers) rides a bright orange ferry over to Dumb People Town! The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk talk to Sal about the lasting success of Impractical Jokers. In Story #1, a couple gets caught in compromising positions in a restaurant parking lot, and a woman gives a police officer a flower. The group discusses the Crapshoot Comedy Festival in Las Vegas, Dan's favorite Impractical Jokers bit, and Sal's thigh tattoo. Story #2 brings a violent cinema-goer who is tripping balls and seeing reptilians. Story #3 kicks off with a police report about stolen marijuana and somehow only gets dumber from there. A voicemail from Kris Kristofferson about a drug-fueled movie-going experience seals the deal.

Special Episode: The Sklar Brothers on Found!

Jun 3, 2017 01:16:08

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Hi Townies! We've got something special for you this weekend. The Sklar Borthers were on the latest episode of the FOUND Podcast with Davy Rothbart and we're bring it to Dumb People Town. Listen to Jason and Randy share stories of being broke, but making it work. Subscribe to FOUND so you never miss an episode: smarturl.it/foundp

Moshe Kasher - Doo Doo Mist

May 30, 2017 01:28:32

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This week, Moshe Kasher (Problematic with Moshe Kasher) steals a golf cart and rides it all the way down to Dumb People Town! Moshe talks to the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk about his new show, Problematic, and what it's like being a CODA. Story #1 is the tale of a fateful throw. In Story #2, a man who claims to be Jesus acts surprisingly un-Jesusy. And at the center of Story #3 is an individual who just can't seem to keep his pants on. A Memorial Day voicemail from our favorite TSA employee rounds out the show.

Maria Bamford - Grab the Pineapple of Life

May 23, 2017 01:39:54

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This week, Maria Bamford hitches a ride into Dumb People Town with the Schwan man! The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk talk to Maria about her new Netflix special "Old Baby" before diving into Story #1, in which door-to-door meat salesmen straddle the line of professional and unprofessional. Discussions of Weight Watchers, meat raffles, improv classes, and Lady Dynamite ensue. Story #2, all the way from Coolville, involves a dispute about cheese snacks that is settled by The Goodnight Cops. Story #3 is a tale of students who turn a pineapple in modern art. Maria's mom leaves a voicemail critiquing the podcast.

Guy Branum - Walking-Around Money

May 17, 2017 01:47:13

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This week, Guy Branum (Talk Show the Game Show) hitchhikes down to Dumb People Town! After discussing a surprise visitor on the Dumb People Town Facebook page, the group tackles Story #1, in which a bank robber has a difficult time communicating. Guy tells The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk about his new show, Talk Show the Game Show, where talk show guests compete to be the most charming guests possible. In Story #2, a drunken man does irreparable harm to his undergarments, which leads to a discussion of stool colors and dessert pizza. Story #3 brings us the tale of a man who risks his life for a couple cans of beer. Enemy of Ukraine Steven Seagal drops by, and he needs help retrieving his flip-flops.

Rob Corddry - How You Eeling Today?

May 9, 2017 01:34:38

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This week, Rob Corddry (of Elizabeth Warren's favorite television show, "Ballers") unicycles all the way down to Dumb People Town! Rob talks about getting a gun pulled on him in Florida, and in Story #1, a member of the Illuminati is arrested after emerging under a blanket. Rob tells the gang about his grandfather's rusty shotgun, and getting rejected for a movie kiss by Raquel Welch. Story #2 is the tale of a woman who got her hand stuck in an unfortunate place. Story #3 brings us a man who released an aquatic creature into what decidedly was not its natural habitat. Kris Kristofferson leaves a voicemail about a medical problem.

Mark Normand - 2 to 4 Throwing Stars

May 3, 2017 01:37:33

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This week, the hilarious Mark Normand arrives in Dumb People Town on a stolen bulldozer. Mark tells The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk what it was like opening for Louis CK during the taping of his newest special. In Story #1, a mayoral candidate has an unusual outburst involving a basketball. Mark recorded his new special in a synagogue, and he tells the gang about it. In Story #2, an 8-year-old child takes matters into his own hands in his quest for a cheeseburger. Story #3 introduces a legendary citizen of Dumb People Town who gets himself into a gambling mishap. A voicemail is interrupted by a murderous celebrity guest who is now selling wind chimes. The Sklars will be in Kansas City on May 11th, 12th, and 13th! Mark Normand's new special premieres Friday, May 12th at midnight on Comedy Central!

Doug Benson - The Yolk Has Been Broken

Apr 25, 2017 01:15:56

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This week, Doug Benson (The High Court with Doug Benson) moseys on down to Dumb People Town. The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk discuss Doug's new show, The High Court, and take on Story #1, in which a man is dumbfounded that the community doesn't appreciate when he brings his pets to the park. In Story #2, a Grindr date is broken up. In Story #3 a record is broken that may make you lose your appetite for Cadbury Creme eggs. Ira Glass leaves a very informative voicemail.

Andy Daly - Pressing Chubbs

Apr 18, 2017 01:31:23

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This week, Review's Andy Daly makes the journey to Dumb People Town aboard an inflatable raft held together by duct tape. Along with The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk, Andy discusses Review's seminal episode, "Pancakes, Divorce, Pancakes," and Orson Welles. Story #1 brings us a man accused of practicing medicine without a license, and leads to impassioned discourse about circumcision. The group chats about Andy's disturbingly hilarious character, Don DiMello, before diving into Story #2: the tale of a turkey skin skirmish. Andy spills the beans on his fear of Y2K, and Story #3 involves a car crash blamed on the legendary mythical beast, Sasquatch. Mark Wahlberg leaves a voicemail describing the Wahlberg family Thanksgiving traditions and pumping up an upcoming project.

Sam Richardson - That's A Good No-Call

Apr 11, 2017 01:37:38

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Sam Richardson (Detroiters, Veep) hang-glides down to Dumb People Town this week! The group explores Sam's Second City past, DVK's Elton John story, and discusses Story #1: a drunken assault at the Taco Villa. The four discuss Sam's new show Detroiters, as well as the city of Detroit. Story #2 is the tale of a high school math teacher who makes some poor choices on the road... on a school night. Story #3 involves a man playing bartender in a grocery store and getting away scott free. Javier Bardem leaves a voicemail describing a helpful tool for parents.

Dan Harmon - The Nissan Ring of Power

Apr 5, 2017 01:42:11

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This week, Feral Audio's own Dan Harmon (Harmontown, Rick and Morty) travels to Dumb People Town by way of a stolen rental car at 4AM! Dan tells The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk about how he mines material for his podcast. Story #1 involves a family who comes home to find a surprise on their couch. The group then discusses Rick and Morty's surprise Season 3 premiere drop on April Fool's Day, and the perils of the creative process. For Story #2, hear how a group of ne'er-do-wells gets in multiple fights over the course of an evening, eventually resulting in grand theft auto. Story #3 is the tale of an alleged conversion by means of an anointed cake. Stone Cold Steve Austin leaves a voicemail with some very enticing offers.

Aisha Tyler - Banned From Ouija

Mar 29, 2017 01:39:14

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Archer's Aisha Tyler joins The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk this week for a quick weekend trip down to Dumb People Town! Aisha tells the guys about her distracted therapist, and they get into Story #1, in which a high school track team encounters a walk-on they did not expect. The group talks about the misery of being a standup on the road, and Aisha discusses her directorial debut film, Axis (coming to festivals this spring)! Story #2 involves a man who has trouble getting his item to scan at self checkout. Story #3 is the tale of two brothers on the shroom trip of a lifetime. Kris Kristofferson leaves a voicemail.

Matt Walsh - Under The Turkish Bus

Mar 22, 2017 01:53:59

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Veep's Matt Walsh is taking the bus to Dumb People Town this week, and we made sure to save him a spot underneath in the baggage storage area. Just until the next stop! Matt joins The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk to discuss the story of a drunken man who hijacked a bus in Georgia. The group shares their Turkish bus stories (pro tip: ask what the clear liquid is before you drink it) and they chat about HBO's "Veep." Story #2 is the tale of a man who mugged his friend for beer money, and Story #3 involves an indecent proposal at a Taco Bell. Michael Kissick, the world's friendliest TSA agent, leaves a voicemail.

Dave Anthony & Gareth Reynolds - Garage Lemons

Mar 14, 2017 01:52:32

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This week, Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds of The Dollop pull over for a quick rest stop in Dumb People Town! Story #1 involves a drunken shower intruder. Dave and Gareth talk about what it's like to do their podcast live. Story #2 is the tale of a repeat panty-thief. Story #3 is the account of a lonely man who was crushed by his massive pornography collection. Ken Kratz leaves a voicemail. Pre-Order Dave and Gareth's book "The United States of Absurdity" here: http://www.dolloppodcast.com/book.html

Jamar Neighbors - Jesus, Take The Snake

Mar 7, 2017 01:34:59

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This week, Jamar Neighbors (Keanu) is along for the ride down to Dumb People Town! The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk talk to Jamar about the origins of The Comedy Store & Comedy Central's Roast Battle, then dive into Story #1, in which a woman gets her pet stuck in her gauged earlobe. Then Jamar tells the DPT crew how Cedric The Entertainer encouraged him to be a comedian, how he landed his role in Keanu, and how he quit substitute teaching. Story #2 is the saga of some sword tricks gone wrong. The final Story is the tale of a woman with an unwelcome intruder in her skull. To wrap it all up, Harrison Ford leaves a voicemail about his rights as a pilot.

Jon Hamm - Bring In The Nerp

Feb 28, 2017 01:39:27

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World-class actor Jon Hamm journeys on down to Dumb People Town! The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk chat with Jon about goofing around on the set of Mad Men and his experience going to last year's World Series as a Cardinals fan. Story #1 involves the wrangling of a deer in a super market. Jon tells the tale of his only trip to model-filled Cleveland. The group discusses the Oscars SNAFU and dives into the Marisa Tomei Oscars incident of yesteryear. Story #2 brings to light a series of escalating incidents stemming from a brawl at a wedding rehearsal dinner. Jon speaks of his experience making Keeping Up with the Joneses, meeting Lionel Richie, and his love of St. Louis local commercials. Story #3 involves an alternative way to go through the McDonald's drive through. Steven Seagal leaves a voicemail giving his take on the incident at the Oscars. What's Jon's favorite Girl Scout cookie? Find out on this week's Dumb People Town.

Adam Carolla - The Fin Don't Lie

Feb 21, 2017 01:35:55

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Adam Carolla (The Adam Carolla Show) joins The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk on a journey down to Dumb People Town! Adam tells the guys about honing his ability to read people. The group then discusses Story #1, which involves a toilet snake (the venomous kind). After deliberating upon Joe Rogan's theory about killer whales and the merits of human dorsal fins, Story #2 emerges -- spoiler alert: it concerns an illicit cartwheel in choir class. Next, Adam regales a tale about stolen eclairs. For Story #3: a scientific study about work efficiency and..."releasing tension." Mark Wahlberg makes an appearance to clear the air about missing Super Bowl memorabilia.

Karen Kilgariff & Georgia Hardstark - 27 Waterbeds

Feb 14, 2017 01:52:07

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Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark of the smash-hit true crime podcast My Favorite Murder join The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk to break down dumb people doing dumb things! After chatting about My Favorite Murder's inception, the group breaks down Story #1, which involves a multitasking arsonist. Next they deliberate upon Season Two of Fargo, theories about human behavior, and the upcoming court appearance of Robert Durst. The final two stories comprise of a drunk driver armed with a penis pump, and the tale of the Sausage Castle's fiery demise. All this, plus a voicemail from Javier Bardem!

Matt Braunger - Gentlemen's Day

Feb 7, 2017 01:56:37

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Happy Gentlemen's Day! Matt Braunger of the podcast Ding-Donger with Matt Braunger joins The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk on a trip to Dumb People Town! For Story #1, they break down a meth-fueled, pantsless escapade at the Orlando International Airport. For Story #2, a tale that truly makes you question: "What would you do if you caught your ex hooking up with your mom?" The final story involves a wedding gone very, very wrong. The Smashmouth cookbook and Braunger's upcoming wedding are also discussed, and Van Kirk tells his own epic tale of a wedding reception that went off the rails. Johnny Depp leaves a voicemail -- but is he elite? See if Matt Braunger is coming near you on his Enraged To Be Married tour at mattbraunger.com, and email Braunger your self-help questions at dingdonger@feralaudio.com!

Scott Rogowsky - LIVE in Madison

Jan 31, 2017 01:57:27

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The Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk are live in Madison, WI, for the first Dumb People Town EVER! Running Late's Scott Rogowsky joins the gang for homemade venison jerky, as well as tales of intimate spider bites, a naked altercation with the police, and an imaginary fire. Hunker down for some midwestern madness.

Ryan Sickler - Sliced Cheese at CVS

Jan 24, 2017 01:31:31

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Comedian Ryan Sickler of storytelling podcast The CrabFeast joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk! Stories include a regrettable miscommunication about sliced cheese, a painful accident involving a wedding ring, and a woman with a very unusual diet who's looking for love. Nic Cage leaves a voicemail!

Nick Thune - Snowjob

Jan 17, 2017 01:30:42

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Comedian/Actor/Musician triple-threat Nick Thune joins the Sklars and Daniel Van Kirk on Dumb People Town's inaugural (no pun intended) episode! Nick talks about his new SeeSo comedy special, Good Guy, an ill-fated birthday gift he once gave his father, and Marshawn Lynch. The guys discuss an illicit sex act performed upon a snowman and a good ole gas station defecation -- plus they receive a voicemail from Steven Seagal!

Teaser #3 - A Voicemail

Jan 4, 2017 00:22:43

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Happy New Year! For the third teaser, Dumb People Town presents a voicemail left for the guys by the one and only Mark Wahlberg.

Teaser #2 - A Song

Dec 27, 2016 00:23:22

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In Teaser #2, Randy, Jason, and Daniel present the Dumb People Town theme song, crafted by Matt Crocco of MTV's The Sifl and Olly Show! Matt also created tunes for Cheap Seats, including the new theme for Season 4. So, stick around, make a sound, hunker down -- it's Dumb People Town!

Teaser #1 - A Story

Dec 17, 2016 00:32:17

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Behold! The very first teaser for Dumb People Town: a sampling of the type of criminal mischief that this show is all about. This story involves an IHOP. And yes, it took place in Florida.