Podcast: The Champs featuring Neal Brennan and Moshe Kasher. “Kevin Avery”. Download Link: Here. iTunes: Here. Official Link: Here.

The head writer of “Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell” sits down with the Champs to discuss attending Tuskeegee University, his short-lived R&B group and his adjustment to being a professional comedy writer.

[A Bay Area heavy show, a lot of laugh out loud moments.] 

Podcast: The Champs featuring Neal Brennan, Moshe Kasher and DJ Dougpound. Episode 60. Aisha Tyler. Download Link: 

Here. iTunes: Here. Official Link: Here.

The new host of “Who’s Line is it, Anyway” sits down with the Champs to discuss bombing onstage, marrying her ex-boyfriend’s best friend, and being a black girl at an Ivy League school.

[SFNative x OAKNative]

Podcast: The Champs featuring Neal Brennan, Moshe Kasher and DJ Dougpound. Episode 59. Jasper Redd. Download Link: Here. iTunes: Here. Official Link: Here.

Comedian Jasper Redd sets the record for quietest guest ever, so Neal talks about having lunch with Michael Moore and Dick Gregory, then they debate who’s had it worse, Jewish people, Native Americans or black people.

Podcast: The Champs featuring Neil Brennan, Moshe Kasher and DJ Dougpound. Episode 58. Too $hort. Download Link: 

Here. iTunes: Here. Official Link: Here.

Legendary OAKLAND rapper Too $hort sits down with the Champs to discuss his unprecedented four decade long hip-hop career: from selling mix-tapes on the streets to opening for N.W.A. to “Blow The Whistle.” This is a crazy-good episode and Moshe was hard the entire time.

Exclusive: Moshe Kasher Interview (Part 1)

The following interview took place April 4th 2012 at Vitus in Oakland on Moshe Kasher’s book tour. Moshe is a comedian based in Los Angeles, born in New York and raised in Oakland. He’s hilarious, and if you need to catch up, click: here

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Interview: Neal Brennan (SF Punch Line Tonight!)

Neal Brennan is a comedian, director, writer most noted for co-creating
Chappelle Show with Dave Chappelle. Brennan’s body of work also includes co-writing the movie Half Baked, directing the movie “The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard”, and most recently a podcast entitled “The Champs” with DJ Dougpound and Oakland’s own (and Courting Comedy favorite) Moshe Kasher. Neal Brennan will be at the San Francisco Punch Line for one night only; (11/1/2011, 8 PM, $15) and you should definitely attend. An exclusive interview after the jump.

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Courting Comedy: You’ve recently launched “The Champs” podcast with Moshe Kasher and DJ Dougpound. What’s your favorite aspect of doing the show?

Neal Brennan: My favorite part of the podcast is getting to give listeners/white people access to conversations with black dudes that they would otherwise never get to have or hear. I’m lucky that I have a lot of black friends who are legitimately interesting to talk to.  And I’m also happy to show how funny a guy like Blake Griffin is in the right environment.

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The Champs featuring Neil Brennan, Moshe Kasher and DJ Dougpound. Episode 8. Robert Townsend. Download Link: Here.

[Swiftly becoming one of my favorite comedy podcast (in part because I’ve never heard any of their guests in a podcast before). As a fan of Meteor Man and Up, Up, and Away it’s a honor to hear Robert Townsend use swear words.]

The Champs featuring Neil Brennan, Moshe Kasher and DJ Dougpound. Episode 1. Jerrod Carmichael. Download Link: Here.

[This goof troop of comedic entities features a very cool mixture of radio deconstruction, absurdly offensive riffing and clumsy maneuvering through the Caverns of Political Correctness. All in all, the show is in good fun and sincerity. Favorite Quote This Episode: “This Ain’t Tuesday Muthafucka!”]

[Art by Anita Drieseberg]