Fear not, dear listeners! We are back from our vacation in time for your Independence Day listening! Joey and Kurt recap the previous week: Kurt's Birthday, Trump's Twitter war, Travel confrontations, Fighting Tom Hanks, Canada's laws, and too many Oreos! We missed you! Please check out the latest animated DUDES from @HaleyKlassen on YouTube:
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Say it ain't so, Drake and JO - SH. Drake and Josh seem to be "no more" as Josh leaves Drake off his wedding guest list and for some reason, we talk about that and even do an "audio theater" about it. Plus we pitch "Reverse Truman Show", and explore Joey's painful past with the song "Sweet Home Alabama". Is Kurt a bad father if he DOESN'T get his son a phone? Will watching "Mike Phelps race a shark" be a thing? And the downfall of Austin Jones! All this and more, on another quality episode of "Dudes of Future/Past"!
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Annie Sertich, Groundlings Main Company actor and star of her own acclaimed One-Woman show, "How to Not Kill Yourself for 30 days... And the next 330" stops by the chicken coop to chat with us. Before she heads to London and then onto Edinburgh, Scotland for a month-long stint of her show, Annie talks to us about her experiences with ghosts, rat-tailed men, character work, teaching performers to commit and so much more! It's a must-listen! If you love Annie like we do, and you're going to be in Scotland this summer, make sure to see her amazing show at the Fringe festival. Tickets are available through her instagram:
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The boys are back with a Summer Kick-off episode! The discussion ranges from Gay Pride week festivities, Street Food Cinema, a belated movie review of 1991's "Beauty and the Beast" from Joey, The future/past of Nudity, a duet of Fastball's "The Way", Stressful Birthdays, nasty comments on social media and a Skype interview with Dudes of Future/Past animator, @haleyklassen
Please check out Haley's animation of one of our episodes on her YouTube page: HaleyNicole entitled "Texting Miscommunication and Dying".
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He's Back! After over a month and a half of filming in Boston, Joey returns to the Coop and he brings his better half, Audrey Whitby! We play a little catch-up, talk about the shoot, Joey's reaction to Boston and all the stuff in between! Shaking the rust off with some Audio Theater at the top of the show! Thanks for being a listener and email us thoughts, complaints, suggestions but mostly compliments!
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Still no Joey. Typical Millennial - Too busy working 14 hour days on a film all the way across the country to get a podcast together! Luckily, Kurt has a lot to say about recent events and a great friend to say it with! That friend is none other then Brad MacDonald. You've seen him in dozens of Progressive commercials, heard him in Japanese anime voice work and maybe you've perused his social media @bradleybumper. Now you get to hear him discuss 'Music' with Kurt. They delve into the recent tragedy in Manchester, England, the loss of the great Chris Cornell and the elation of sharing their experiences at U2's two shows at Pasadena's Rose Bowl. We explore mental illness, music as a connective tissue for people of various backgrounds and there's even a little "Audio Theater" sprinkled in there.
Soon we hope to have Joey and Kurt back together, (Lord knows we have a lot to discuss), but for now, please enjoy our ramblings here and let us know how you are:
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While Joey's away in Boston, Kurt shall Play and record a mini podcast for your listening pleasure. Kurt explains the lack of podcasts recently due to Joey's absence. Plus, he talks about his hometown of Boston and the recent ugly news coming from Fenway park. Keeping with the Boston theme, Kurt discusses the reinvention of Mark Wahlberg. Enjoy.
Thanks as always to our theme song writers/producers, Michelle Lewis and Dan Petty.
Also want to thank Chris Holmes for the long-term microphone rental as well as graphic designer, Dave Cogan for all his work with our logos and such.
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So proud of our new theme song, we couldn't wait to share it with our fans, and even our enemies. Thanks again to Michelle Lewis, @mlewey and Dan Petty for this wonderful theme! We delved into our archives and did some editing so our guests could get the proper production value they deserve. And in honor of Bert Kreischer's recent appearance on Comedy Central's "Comedy Jam", (singing "Take Me Higher" with Scott Stapp of Creed), we thought we'd reissue this great episode. We have an honest, hilarious, engaging conversation with Bert that we know you'll love. So if you've heard it before, you still get to hear our brand new song, and if you haven't, you get a full on quality podcast for your enjoyment. Tell your friends to subscribe and download!
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So excited about our brand new theme song, (Many thanks again to Michelle Lewis & Dan Petty), we couldn't wait to share it with all of you! We went back into the archives and inserted it into some of our guest shows so we could sound like a professional podcast! Thought it was the least we could do to give our guests the respect they deserve. And they get more publicity! (So please follow @JimmyPardo on twitter, download his podcast 'Never Not Funny' and tell him we sent you)
Plus, it's a great way to get more downloads!
If you've already heard the interview, at least you get to hear the new podcast. If you haven't, all the better! Welcome to the Dudes of Future/Past podcast family!
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We love all of the guests that have come by the chicken coop to chat with us. So many diverse folks with amazing outlooks on life, have sprinkled their magic on us and we are so grateful. It's a task and a half to coordinate just Kurt and Joey's schedules, but to also pick a perfect time to accommodate our guests is extremely tough sometimes. This is one of those times. Sadly, Joey was too busy working in films and stuff to be around on the day we could snare Jordan Brady for the show, so, sadly, it's only half of the Dudes for this interview. But the good news is, Jordan was such a treat to talk to and we know you're going to love listening to all his stories about directing the I Am Comic documentaries, (There are three of them now!), Directing commercials, Going to Coachella with his son, bombing auditions as an actor and teaching others how to be top-notch commercial directors. There are a lot of laughs, wisdom and heart in this podcast to make up for the lack of Joey-ness. So listen and enjoy.
Please go see Jordan's latest film: I AM BATTLE COMIC -
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Sometimes in this busy world of ours, things fall through the cracks. Schedules get jumbled up. People fail to connect. Papers get shredded. A Press Secretary forgets major details about the holocaust. And, sadly, podcasts get delayed. Due to some fortunate events, (Joey booking some film work), we weren't able to produce a regularly scheduled podcast for you all. But we squeezed in some time to chat, laugh and catch up and put out this very funny episode for your enjoyment. It's chock full of Audio Theater, memories of past loves and a quiz about words. It's more fun than it sounds after typing it.... We are so grateful that you found us, downloaded us, and if you've done so, rated us on Itunes. If you haven't, please go to Itunes podcast section and give us a 5 star review. It takes seconds and really helps us out.
Be on the lookout for more great content soon, including interviews, and a Youtube video of us recording our new theme song!
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We are a few weeks into the release of Jordan Peele's magnificent "Get Out" in theaters, and as it continues to break records, we dig deep into what it means for race as it pertains to film and society in general. Coming from two white guys, far apart in age, we try to wrap our heads around why racism is still such a problem in the world. We talk about "Get Out", White privilege, "Ghost in a Shell" and the controversy about casting a white female in a role originally written for a Japanese heroine and what it all means. FYI - there are spoilers regarding "Get Out" so if you haven't seen the film, we stop talking about it around the 37 minute mark. Or just go and see the film and then listen.
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Friday was a bittersweet day for Joey, Kurt and their guests, Jess Marie Garcia and Shak Ghacha. Proud of the series finale, which aired that day, and all the episodes that preceded it, but sad that the show was finally saying goodbye. The four friends got together and watched the finale with the rest of the West Coast audience and immediately recorded this podcast to share their feelings with you. Lots of reflections on the show's history. Lots of responses from fans' tweets. Hope you all enjoyed Liv and Maddie half as much as we enjoyed bringing it to you. And now, enjoy this podcast. Please hit Itunes with a great review and comments and pass it on to friends.
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The beauty of delivering a weekly podcast from the viewpoints of two men 23 years apart in age is that you never know what you're going to get. With differing schedules and responsibilities, it's hard to find the optimum time for comedic content. Most of the time, we get lucky and it just happens. No matter what we plan, though, the podcast always just becomes what it wants to become. This one is fun and short (for us), and a little bit punchy. On a rare week where both Kurt and Joey had a lot of business to take care of, plus Joey's quick trip to visit Audrey on set in Utah, we had little time to get a timely record in. And Joey was tired! Waaah. Millennials! Ugh. But I do applaud Joey for fighting through the exhaustion and producing a fun hour of conversation for your enjoyment. This week we dabble a little on the subject of College. It was supposed to be our reaction to "March Madness". But we veered off and discussed a list of potential regrets for people when they get older. Find out what our life priorities turn out to be. And email us about your regrets or experiences you've had that you would have regretted not having.
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Generation X had been referred to as the "slacker" generation, but now they are the bosses in many companies. Millennials, meanwhile, are the coddled generation of "participation trophies" and "orange slices". At least, for now. But Joey wants to break the mold in his stand-up career and stop slacking. He wants to put the hours in. He wants to make the effort. Or just book another TV series. Kurt will take whatever he can get while he contemplates driving for Lyft and selling organs to provide for his family.
Plus, the gentlemen discuss when it's appropriate to give up on life goals, when will Hollywood say "That's all we need of you, thanks" and should we start a 'Vision Board'. In fact, we want to hear what would be on your vision board! Email us at:
Also, hear our review of "Logan" (warning - SPOILERS) And which are the best Wolverine films?
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Hey Gang, it's a repeat episode! YAYYYY! well, it is pilot season and Joey and Kurt are having trouble coordinating schedules. SO, despite our best efforts, we are forced to put out an old episode. But boy, it is a GOODIE! We talk for over 2 hours with the wonderful Kali Rocha about everything and anything. We get goofy, we get serious, we get a little crazy. Such a blast talking to her. So if you haven't listened to it, it's new to you! If you have heard it already, re-discover the wonder that is The Dudes of Future/Past
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If you've been listening to this podcast for any period of time, you know that one of the many things Joey and Kurt have in common is that they can geek out with the best of 'em. So you can imagine how excited we were to get good friend, talented actor/dancer and grandpa-to-be, Al Coronel in the chicken coop to talk about his experience filming the last Wolverine film, Logan! No spoilers here, but you do get treated to some fun on-set hijinks, and a little audio from Hugh Jackman himself.
Plus we are treated to the lovely Christiana Leucas in studio as well. This beautiful and talented lady came along with her real-life love interest (Al) and their brand new, 6 week old French Bulldog pup, Maya. (Pictures on DoFPCAST insta) But you'll also want to take a look at the gorgeous Miss Leucas on her instagram page: @christianaleucas
We dive into Al & Christiana's relationship (They are also GenX/Millennial), Al's super transition from Marine to Dancer to Feature Film actor, and his impending grandfatherhood. Plus, we discuss the loss of the great Bill Paxton, whom Al recently had the pleasure of shooting with on "Training Day".
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and go see LOGAN in theaters today!
I'm sure it's been said many times before, so I fought the urge to lead this episode summary with, "We live in stressful times" and instead start with, "We live in differently stressful times". Sure, we don't have to outrun dinosaurs, live with the plague or live without air conditioning, but we do seem to have a lot of other things to worry about nowadays. Paying rent, saving the environment, terrorism, loss of human rights. Oh wait, those have been around for a while. Unstable President with a twitchy twitter trigger? That's new.
Joey and Kurt, being from different generations have a lot of different daily life stresses and a number of shared concerns as well. How do we cope with all this stress? Find out on an all new DOFPCAST where we talk about money, health, commitments, kids, cats and whether or not we have four more years of Pres-Stress.
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A 'mega' storm hit Los Angeles creating a river outside the studio we call "The Chicken Coop". But did that stop Joey and Kurt in their pursuit of bringing you free, weekly entertainment and silliness? Heck no! We are here to meander, laugh, pick Oscars, and discuss the McDonald's menu that differs greatly from when Kurt was a youth. Plus, we are chock-full of "Audio-Theater" for you all. Hope you enjoy this hour plus of flood-induced anxiety and fun. As always, tell a friend or two about this, your favorite podcast, and subscribe and review on Itunes. It helps!
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Joey and Kurt have talked about a lot of subjects over the course of the podcast, but nothing more heavy than this... DEATH! Sadly, Joey lost his grandmother recently and we felt it appropriate to honor her memory with a deep discussion of the fate we all hold. But the original recording was mysteriously ruined somehow. Ironic that a discussion of death could reach a similar fate? Yes! But we persevered in the face of adversity and sorrow and reconvened and brought the delightful Audrey Whitby to bring her perspective to the matter. And yes, though the subject matter is deep, we keep it fun and interesting while still honoring those we lost. Hope you enjoy and can find a little light even in the toughest of times. Thanks for the download and listen, we really appreciate your time. Email us your thoughts: Dudes@dudesoffuturepast.com
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Fresh off an amazing Super Bowl, we are here and delivering for your listening pleasure, a repeat! Or you could call it, a "re-issue" if that makes it more palatable. There is a new open to the show on this one which definitely makes it worth the download. Plus, if you are new to our podcast, it's timely subject matter. Football! Interesting to go back and listen to one of Joey and Kurt's earlier shows and see where they started to click as podcasters and see how far they've come since. Enjoy and remember, New shows on the way... Thanks, sincerely,
Jamie Kaler is a determined son of a gun. He once showed up to his neighborhood bar everyday for a month asking for a job until they relented and gave him one. It's that kind of stubborn drive and refusal to be denied that got him to Hollywood, parts on legendary shows like Friends, Will & Grace and his series regular part on TBS' "My Boys". Just under the wire of the Gen X timeline, Jamie regales us with stories about his stint in the Navy, failed pilot tests with Jenna Elfman, and getting alerted about bookings on his "beeper". Plus, fellow New Englanders, Kurt & Jamie, talk Patriots' championships and when will Joey be able to celebrate his Washington Football team in the Super Bowl? We all pick the score of the big game, so listen all the way through.
Check Jamie out on "America: Facts vs. Fiction" on the American History Channel
Also his podcast: Father Time w/Jamie Kaler on Itunes & Howl
Plus: "Dads In Parks" on Youtube
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Our brief national nightmare is over and Future Dude, Joey Bragg is back on the mic to talk about his recent dental woes. After being laid up with giant holes in his gums for over a week, Joey bravely recounts his experience at the dentist getting four wisdom teeth pulled. What's your biggest dental nightmare? Send us your stories Dudes@dudesoffuturepast.com. Plus, we discuss great movies Kurt grew up with that Joey is just familiarizing himself with. Do they hold up? Will millennials appreciate them as much as the Gen Xers did? Plus, a visit from the recently deceased on another epic episode!
People across the country, nay, the WORLD, got together on Saturday, January 21st to remind the U.S. President that they will not be silenced. With Joey out sick this week, I thought it'd be best to have three incredible women who participated in the "Women's March" in Los Angeles come talk about the experience. And now you get to hear it too! And what an amazing idea it was, (If I do say so myself). @AudreyWhitby @JessMarieGarcia & @VictoriaMoroles came by the chicken coop on a rainy Sunday morning, fresh from the historic event to fill me in on what happened, who came, and what's next! The "Future" is Female! Can't thank these ladies enough for gracing the Coop and chatting with me. Enjoy and make sure to follow them all, & us on all social media! And send @JoeyBragg some get-well tweets!
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It's a tumultuous time in the Good Ole U.S. of A. and we could really use a great leader/activist like Martin Luther King Jr. So on the day set aside for celebrating the man, we felt it appropriate to discuss him, the holiday and all he meant to this country. In true DOF/P style, we cover a lot of ground, meandering from what MLK would be like if he could travel through time, how he'd feel about Trump and which stores have Sales in his honor and which states were the last to recognize MLK Day as a holiday? Lots of fun sprinkled throughout. Hope you enjoy! And in the true spirit of MLK, look around and see what you could do for others. He would really appreciate that. Plus, he'd want you to download all our episodes and tell all your friends to do the same... Okay, maybe that's a stretch. Have a great one -