Comedy podcast producer Forever Dog launches 11 new shows featuring breakout fan-favourite comic talent
PRESS RELEASE — June 12, 2019
New York NY, USA—On the heels of announcing its first major partnership with National Lampoon for TV and streaming development, Forever Dog – leading alternative comedy podcast producer – is launching 11 new shows featuring a diverse roster of artists and comedians.
Currently home to 30+ original, offbeat and boundary-pushing podcasts that garner millions of downloads a month, Forever Dog’s new shows are helmed by standout comedic talent including Jamie Lee (HBO’s Crashing, TV Land’s Teachers), Sabrina Jalees (CBS’s upcoming Carol’s Second Act) and James Adomian (BoJack Horseman, Comedy Bang! Bang!), among others.
Joining award-winning flagship hits like Las Culturistas, Race Chaser, Seek Treatment, A Woman’s Smile and Beyond with Mike Kelton, Forever Dog’s summer lineup kicks off during pride month with new shows helmed by celebrated talent from the LGBTQ+ community.
June and July debuts, which will be available across all major podcasting platforms (Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher, etc.) include:
Sloppy Seconds – Debuts Friday, June 14
Hosted by rapper/comedian Big Dipper and drag star Meatball, Sloppy Seconds features interviews with artists and performers, frank sexual conversations, a quick moment each week to enjoy a new food item, and lots of screaming and yelling.
It’s a Mess – Debuts Thursday, June 27
Broadway actress and drag superstar Miss Peppermint (runner-up on Season 9 of RuPaul’s Drag Race) teams up with legendary rapper/songwriter Cazwell for an advice show that helps listeners navigate any and every topic under the sun.
Iconography – Debuts Wednesday, July 3
In each episode of Iconography, comedian Ayo Edebiri and writer/cultural commentator Olivia Craighead take listeners on a deep dive into the sordid past and career of one of Hollywood’s most beloved celebrities.
The Goodie Goodie – Debuts Wednesday, July 17
Award-winning comedian and actress Sabrina Jalees (CBS’s upcoming Carol’s Second Act) welcomes a new guest every week for a discussion on happiness, healthiness and how these states of being can be achieved.
Scary Stories to Tell on the Pod – Debuts Monday, July 22
Hosted by SNL writer and comedian Anna Drezen, along with writer/comedian Andrew Farmer, Scary Stories to Tell on the Pod will launch two new episodes every week – one that reviews a specific entry from Alvin Schwartz’s classic children’s horror book series “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark,” and another that explores all things creepy, from hauntings to urban legends.
The above join the eclectic group of new podcasts Forever Dog launched this spring, now available to stream and download on all major platforms:
Lauded actor, comedian and impressionist James Adomian, along with a revolving door of friends and fellow artists, perform a surreal vision of our times. Each episode, Adomian presents never-before-heard interviews and conversations with society’s biggest heroes and hucksters – Chris Matthews interviews Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Bernie Sanders sits down with Mikhail Gorbachev, Sebastian Gorka speaks with the long-deceased Ayn Rand, and much more.
Dark Tank is a podcast where white people try their best. In each episode, comedian Yedoye Travis asks a melanin deficient guest to undo the mistakes of the past by pitching solutions to pressing minority issues – to a panel of people of color.
What Makes U Sing?
“Divine multi-hyphenate” Larry Owens hosts this comedy podcast that invites actors, comedians and musicians to talk about the music that shaped their lives… and then has them spontaneously burst into song, with live in-studio accompaniment.
Couldn’t Help But Wonder
Comedians and best friends Jamie Lee and Rose Surnow analyze every single episode of HBO’s Sex and the City, starting with the series premiere – using the iconic show as a jumping off point to overshare about their own wild lives.
My Brother’s Sneaker
Sneakerheads and real-life brothers Isaiah and Yassir Lester (Showtime’s Black Monday, HBO’s Girls) delve deep into the shoe game, bringing you sneaker news, sneaker reviews, sneaker history and more.
Let’s Go, Atsuko! (A Woke Japanese Game Show)
Comedian Atsuko Okatsuka hosts this wild underground game show that rewards contestants for being the most “woke.”
Forever Dog was founded in 2016 by creatives and entrepreneurs Brett Boham, Joe Cilio and Alex Ramsey. In addition to the aforementioned talent, the company’s podcasts feature Alaska Thunderfuck, Abby Elliott, Bowen Yang, Patti Harrison, Jo Firestone, Kevin McDonald, Catherine Cohen, Brett Davis, Mitra Jouhari, Rhea Butcher and the creators of TBS’s Search Party, among many others.
Additional Forever Dog shows include The Thrilling Adventure Hour, Teen Creeps, Food 4 THOT, The Unofficial Expert, Black Men Can’t Jump in Hollywood, and more.
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