The Champs with Neal Brennan + Moshe Kasher

Hollywood director Allen Hughes sits down with the Champs to discuss his early work and subsequent beef with Tupac, the making of Menace, and what it's like to direct Denzel Washington.  This is possibly the name-droppiest episode of The Champs.  Also, it's an audio nightmare, but it's a good one.

Direct download: Allen_Hughes_Output.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:49pm PST

Lucas Brothers

The Champs welcome their first twins, the Lucas Bros, who have a show on Fox's ADHD Saturday night line-up this Fall.  They discuss growing up in duplicate, snitching, and their father going to jail for most of their lives.  Good shit.

Direct download: The_Champs_-_Lucas_Brothers_Mono.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:22pm PST

Native NYer Michael Che sits down with the Champs to discuss growing up around crackheads in the projects and white kids at school, and how he started stand-up in 2009, quickly landing on Letterman and a writing job at SNL.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:59pm PST

Comedian Godfrey sits down with the Champs to discuss hookers in Brazil, why he's not more famous and why Neal's sort of an asshole.

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Category:general -- posted at: 3:29pm PST

Comedian/Musician Reggie Watts sits down with the Champs to discuss his days in drama club, how his style was born, and his love of nonsense.  Also, he performs three awesome songs.  Also, Doug quit.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:19pm PST

A true comedy great sits down with The Champs to discuss his early exposure to white people, Martin Lawrence, Sam Kinison and how he made himself into one of the best comedians ever.

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Category:general -- posted at: 2:52am PST

Writer and former comedian Ali LeRoi sits down with the Champs to discuss his years opening/writing for Bernie Mac and Chris Rock, the pitfalls of being a black writer in Hollywood, and what's wrong with comedian's personalities.

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:15pm PST

Aisha Tyler

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.

Direct download: Aisha.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:22pm PST

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.

Direct download: Jasper_Output.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:21pm PST

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.

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Category:general -- posted at: 7:12pm PST