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FOF #2682 – It’s Hanukkah Hunty!

The delightful Meg Grunewald joins us to take a look at the Hanukkah comedy spectacular “Home for Hanukkah with Bubbe” where she and other Chicago comedy improv stars invite you to participate in the traditions that make Hanukkah a festival of lights.

Listen as Meg chit-chats with us about poking fun at her Jewish family celebrations and how improv actors are coming to terms with consent so that their shows don’t go off the rails by an unwelcome grope.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 7 months ago 0

FOF #2553 – It’s Hanukkah, Not Hanu-Can’t

Hanukkah is just around the corner, where folks from all around the world wonder: why are Jewish people celebrating a blue and white version of Christmas? Don’t worry, comedian Meg Grunewald has got you covered with her holiday special, Home for Hanukkah with Bubbe.

Join us as Meg chats with us about channeling a Jewish grandmother and why families obsess about their kids during the holidays.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 2 years ago 0

FOF #2427 – Bubbe’s Holiday Spectacular

This year Hanukkah lands on Christmas Eve, so which holiday do you celebrate? It’s free, why not both?

Today, comedian Meg Grunewald joins us to squeeze the stress ball of Christmas and Hanukkah. Meg has a new show “Home for Hanukkah with Bubbe” where she gets everyone to enjoy an improvised Hanukkah celebration by playing a Jewish grandmother in a ratty wig.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 3 years ago 0

FOF #2426 – The Horrors of the Holidays

For many people, the holiday season is filled with stress and anxiety as we try to fulfill everyone’s expectations of being fucking merry. And with this year’s election it’s been harder than ever to bring peace on earth and goodwill to everyone fucking one.

Joining us is the very funny Nadya Ginsburg to weigh in on this and the recent furor over a Holocaust themed ice skating routine on reality TV.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast 3 years ago 2

VIDEO: Chanukah Honey (Santa Baby Parody)

Why should Christmas get all the fun? Here’s a Santa Baby parody with a Hanukkah theme.

Posted in: video 6 years ago 0

FOF #1900 – Keep Calm and Carry On

Getting caught up in the Christmas deluge, we often forget about that little holiday no one really cares about- Hanukkah. Christians don’t know what it is and Jewish people often dismiss it by saying “it’s not Jewish Christmas.” It’s like eight whole days of nothing.

Today, the hilarious Reena Calm, who has been disappointed by Hanukkah her whole life joins us to talk about the holiday that isn’t and how she’d trade a Hanukkah bush for a burning bush anytime.

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 6 years ago 0
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Happy Holidays!

The Winter Holidays are here again, and they mean different things to many cultures. For everything there is a season—a time to die and a time to be born. With the arrival of winter’s low, […]

Posted in: Politics & Activism 10 years ago 1
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Sen. Orrin Hatch’s Horrifying Eight Days of Hanukkah

There’s so many things wrong with this, but why am I having a hard time putting my finger on it? Still, I think it’s a catchy song. If you listen closely at the end, Orrin’s […]

Posted in: Culture & Style, Music, Politics & Activism, Videos 10 years ago 1
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FOF #1112 – Christmastime for the Jews

Start singing Hanukkah songs and it’s a slippery slope into Christmas carols, then you’ll be born again. Comedian and auteur Keith Ecker joins us to read an essay about growing up Jewish but non-religious in the ultra-conservative Dallas, Texas.

In the news: Porn star death, Prince Willy of the UK, sexy Tarzan, Smart Octopus, and Joe Lieberman steals Healthcare.

Posted in: Comedians, Podcast, Writers 10 years ago 8
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FOF #1099 – Jackie Hoffman is Mad as Hell and Not Going to Take It Anymore

Comedian Jackie Hoffman talks about her comedy cabaret “Whining in the Windy City” which promises to skewer everything that is merry for the holidays, including her frustrations with her role as Grandmama in the Addams Family musical.

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 10 years ago 15