News Whore with Mandy Stadtmiller

Pushcart Prize-winning author Jerry Stahl is a legend: of comedy, of writing and of sobriety. He’s written many amazing books, most recently “OG Dad” and is perhaps best known for penning “Permanent Midnight” (made into a movie with Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson). Also, he’s a writer for “Maron” on IFC and used to do heroin while writing “Alf” back in the day so dude knows his shit. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 122_-_Jerry_Stahl.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 1:06pm PST

One of HuffPo's favorite funny females, Leah Bonnema can be seen on VH1, AXS and IFC and heard on Riotcast's "The Hole" with the inimitable Rob Sprance. She's deep too. And from Maine! RiotCast.com

Direct download: 121_-_Leah_Bonnema.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 3:27pm PST

Joe Berkowitz wrote a super-funny book called "You Blew It" with "Last Week Tonight" writer Josh Gondelman. He's also a staff writer for Fast Company and quit drinking -- then started up again. He's chill. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 120_-_Joe_Berkowitz.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 12:50pm PST

Jon Ronson is at the top of his game right now as the author of "So You've Been Publicly Shamed" and the genius behind "The Psychopath Test" and "The Men Who Stare at Goats." Revealing never-before-told secrets behind the book that is changing the face of social media, Ronson confesses what drives his unparalleled journalism and uncovering of difficult truths about the state of modern society. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 119_-_Jon_Ronson_2.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 6:29am PST

A special treat -- investigative journalist Michael Moynihan talks truth and trembling and Jon Ronson joins him for the second half. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 118_-_Michael_Moynihan__Jon_Ronson_1.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Newsweek's Polly Mosendz chats with Mandy and Graham about dolphins and violence. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 117_-_Polly_Mosendz.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 8:44am PST

World Champion Judah Friedlander talks PC-ness, 30 Rock, cartoons, and so much more. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 116_-_Judah_Friedlander_2.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 7:34am PST

Teacher and post-Po$t celebrity talks with Mandy about the reality and nature of the game. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 115_-_Melissa_Petro.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 4:38pm PST

Teacher and post-Po$t celebrity talks with Mandy about the reality and nature of the game. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 115_-_Melissa_Petro.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 4:38pm PST

Famed News Whore co-host Graham Smith jumps in the hot seat to answer questions about his beautiful music. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 114_-_Graham_Smith.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 2:52pm PST

Beloved author/NW guest Elizabeth Wurtzel returns to talk cancer, marriage, polyamory, and outrage. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 113_-_Elizabeth_Wurtzel_2.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 3:46pm PST

Comedian, radio host, and father Pete Dominick gets real about the staggering amount of research he's done on everything. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 112_-_Pete_Dominick.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 2:21pm PST

The hilarious Kambri Crews chats family and running a successful comedy club. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 111_-_Kambri_Crews.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 7:24pm PST

CoCo Brown, soon to be the first former adult video star in space, tells us how she got to where she's going, in exquisite detail. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 110_-_CoCo_Brown.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 4:33pm PST

Funnyman Chris Laker talks life, love, and doing bad things whilst drunk. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 109_-_Chris_Laker.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 3:10pm PST

Comedian Nick Vatterott both cracks and fires Graham and Mandy up. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 108_-_Nick_Vatterott.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 12:27pm PST

Mandy chats with the superfit author and journalist Jo Piazza about fame, fun, and being chill in whirlwinds. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 107_-_Jo_Piazza.mp3
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Awesome comedian Dan Soder submits to having his "deal" analyzed by Mandy and Graham. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 106_-_Dan_Soder.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 2:31pm PST

Media mastermind Rob Shruter talks about his past and present including glitz and gossip and all good things. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 105_-_Rob_Shuter.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 12:53pm PST

2 years of News Whore! The great Bonnie McFarlane returns and gets fonky with Mandy and Graham. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 104_-_Bonnie_McFarlane_2.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 2:46pm PST

Delaney Williams of "The Wire" and "Law & Order: SVU" walks us through his storied career and regales us with story tales. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 103_-_Delaney_Williams.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 2:16pm PST

Tony Ortega, author and Scientology investigator extraordinaire, tells us what's up and what's down. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 102_-_Tony_Ortega.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 2:02pm PST

Actor/writer/director Eric Schaeffer joins us to chat about how to make it as an independent filmmaker. Live your dreams. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 101_-_Eric_Schaeffer.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 4:09pm PST

Von Decarlo talks about her new book "I'm Obsessed With" and the late love of her life, Patrice O'Neal. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 100_-_Von_Decarlo.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Nate Fridson talks about professionalism, and Graham gets (slightly) competitive. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 099_-_Nate_Fridson.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Classic class act Nick DiPaolo chops it up with Mandy. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 098_-_Nick_DiPaolo.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 2:44pm PST

Amber Nelson talks about Marilyn Monroe, oversexualization, and the difference (there's only one) between the Middle East and the deep south. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 097_-_Amber_Nelson.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 7:16pm PST

Sam Morril joins us to talk about bringers, zingers, zwingers, and the chaotic magician who runs Myrtle Beach. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 096_-_Sam_Morril.mp3
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THNK1994 museum curators Matt and Viviana join us and talk about running an esoteric museum and tiny house dreams. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 095_-_Matt_and_Viviana.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 10:41pm PST

We welcome back comedian/crime reporter Pat Dixon, and it goes off the rails in a wonderful way. Graham comes across as even cooler than usual. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 094_-_Pat_Dixon_2.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

Jack Burditt of Kimmy Schmidt, 30 Rock, and many more classic shows fame chats about Cleveland, TV, and free gorillas. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 093_-_Jack_Burditt.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 3:11pm PST

Lloyd Grove of The Daily Beast brings his measured demeanor and his A game to the News Whore studio for some decidedly ungossipy gossip talk. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 092_-_Lloyd_Grove.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 9:17pm PST

Funnyman and crackling ball of energy Geno Bisconte discusses the secret behind the secret. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 091_-_Geno_Bisconte.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 2:18pm PST

Tanner Stransky joins us to chat about EW, HBO, and gay sex. Just tellin' it like it is. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 090_-_Tanner_Stransky.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 5:07pm PST

Bex Schwartz leverages her marketing skill set to help Mandy and Graham generate not only a viral campaign but at least seven discrete original IPs based on British squirting technology. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 089_-_Bex_Schwartz.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 12:34pm PST

SUPERSTAR Jodi Lennon talks about her illustrious career and turns the tables on Mandy, interviewee-wise. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 088_-_Jodi_Lennon.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 6:03pm PST

Success enthusiast and enthusiasm skeptic Paula Froelich chats dogs, travel, and many other things. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 087_-_Paula_Froelich.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 6:40am PST

The incredibly hilarious Keith Robinson makes Mandy and Graham laugh a whole lot. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 086_-_Keith_Robinson.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 5:20pm PST

The hilarious Pat Dixon joins us to talk crime, women, and, uh, the intersection of the two. But not in a creepy way. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 085_-_Pat_Dixon.mp3
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Comedian and bundle of energy Michelle Buteau joins us and it gets dark. But not like THAT. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 084_-_Michelle_Buteau.mp3
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Jackie Kashian, stand-up comedian and host of "The Dork Forest" chats about family, dorkiness, and all kinds of wild stuff. Rich Vos butts in at the end too, for old time's sake. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 083_-_Jackie_Kashian.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 12:08pm PST

Superstar feminist icon and rad chick Rachel Sklar talks about challenges and opportunities for women in the industries that rule our lives. Also, being pregnant and single. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 082_-_Rachel_Sklar.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 10:48am PST

Rich Vos of the wonderful "My Wife Hates Me" podcast talks about growing up in Jersey, "the road," and sobriety, and then suddenly removes his shirt, Rick Ross-style. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 081_-_Rich_Vos.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 1:58pm PST

In light of Taylor Negron's passing this week, we revisit his hilarious interview with us from way back in the early days of News Whore. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 080_-_Taylor_Negron.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 9:25pm PST

 

Kristin Davis comes to the studio en route to her "going away" party before she remands herself into custody to chat with Mandy and Graham about pimps, madams, the law, and her and Remy Ma's lasting friendship. RiotCast.com

Direct download: 079_-_Kristin_Davis.mp3
Category:Episodes -- posted at: 4:50pm PST

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