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Hold On with Eugene Mirman

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Hold On with Eugene Mirman

Hold On with Eugene Mirman

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Storytelling aficionado and inquisitive host Eugene Mirman (Bob’s Burgers) sits down with special comedian guests and pauses their true, entertaining, and personal stories to get the funny details they might have left out.

Latest Episodes

Bridgetown Comedy Festival: Guy Branum, Karen Kilgariff, and Kyle Kinane

EMaybe you couldn't make it to Portland for the 2017 Bridgetown Comedy Festival, but now, with the help of modern technology, you can have a virtual simulation of being in the audience for a live episode of Hold On with Eugene Mirman from that very festival. Marvel at Guy Branum's sassy story of unsuccessful sexcapades, be star struck by Karen Kilgariff's celebrity encounter, and bask in the inglorious origin of Kyle Kinane's comedy career.

65 min2018 APR 23
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Bridgetown Comedy Festival: Guy Branum, Karen Kilgariff, and Kyle Kinane

Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival: Michael Showalter, Caroline Rhea, Ira Glass

EAt the tenth and final Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival, a motley crew of daring storytellers boldly ventured onstage to have their stories cross-examined by the festival's very namesake. Michael Showalter reminisces about experiences touring with Eugene, Caroline Rhea remembers not being remembered by a comedy legend, and Ira Glass shares an unaired This American Life story. Titular, eponymous, and always curious: Eugene Mirman was present at his own festival to question these stories!

52 min2018 APR 16
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Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival: Michael Showalter, Caroline Rhea, Ira Glass

Neil deGrasse Tyson Dances with Fate

ENeil deGrasse Tyson is the most famous astrophysicist to ever tell a story to Eugene Mirman on a show called Hold On. He's also probably the most famous astrophysicist ever to tell a story to any Eugene for any reason, but it's the story he told THIS Eugene that you'll want to hear. In it, a pre-fame Neil weighs a potential graduate school job. If you were given as many guesses as there are stars in the universe, you probably couldn't guess what that job was!

19 min2018 APR 10
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Neil deGrasse Tyson Dances with Fate

Sara Benincasa and The Grand Canyon Diaphragm

EHost Eugene Mirman sits down with comedian and writer Sara Benincasa to discuss all of the details behind the story she told at a RISK! show in New York. Her featured story deals with one of the funniest conversations anyone could have at a funeral. Learn more about the unusual Benincasa family trade and discover which glam rocker's family actually owns a funeral home, all in this hilarious, question-filled episode of Hold On.

27 min2018 MAR 19
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Sara Benincasa and The Grand Canyon Diaphragm

Mike Lawrence Slams Poetry

EMike Lawrence is an excellent comedic competitor on shows like @Midnight and Roast Battle, but his adversaries on those shows might set their sights on his pre-comedy pursuits for japes and jabs if only they knew...in high school he was big into slam poetry. Thankfully, Eugene Mirman is a friendly fellow who's curiosity trumps any temptation to mock. Mike shared his story of coming up through the slam poetry open mic scene in Florida in a story for RISK!

25 min2018 MAR 12
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Mike Lawrence Slams Poetry

John Fugelsang Shakes up an Election

EYou might think it's in the job description for political comedians like John Fugelsang to take powerful politicians down a peg or two, but during the 2012 election, John learned it's not always the best idea to ask the tough questions. Host Eugene Mirman finds out how the struggling new father made his mark on the Romney-Obama presidential race and what it did to his career, as the two dig into John's story on this politically-charged episode of Hold On with Eugene Mirman.

27 min2018 MAR 5
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John Fugelsang Shakes up an Election

Janeane Garofalo Searches for Meaning (Live!)

EJaneane Garofalo (Wet Hot American Summer, Ratatouille) joined Eugene Mirman onstage in San Francisco for a live edition of Hold On, and now you get to hear her story and the questions it raised! Janeane recounts how rambling became a hobby and how her impromptu excursions have helped her reflect on what she wants in life.

17 min2018 FEB 26
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Janeane Garofalo Searches for Meaning (Live!)

NYC Podfest: Jean Grae

EJean Grae is a rapper, actress, and comedian who is probably the only living person that can boast that she's guested on tracks with Immortal Technique, Talib Kweli, Wale, and Lil B, and has shared the stage with John Hodgman. That means she has some stellar stories like the one about a crazy ride home that she shares in this live episode of Hold On at NYC PodFest. Eugene Mirman shared the stage with Jean and went along for the ride - with a few pit stops for pointed questions along the way.

22 min2018 FEB 19
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NYC Podfest: Jean Grae

SF Sketchfest: Alice Wetterlund

EAlice Wetterlund (People of Earth, Silicon Valley, Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates) thinks it's important to do the right thing. Sometimes that means looking out for the disadvantaged - even if they walk on four legs and hiss. Eugene Mirman is a curious cat, so he invited Alice to SF Sketchfest 2017 to spin a yarn about empathy, gratitude, and feral kittens. Now you can hear her story, his questions, and the adulation of the crowd in this special live episode of Hold On!

22 min2018 FEB 12
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SF Sketchfest: Alice Wetterlund

Matt Braunger Moves Back Home

EMoving back in with your parents is rarely a sign that your life is going in the right direction. On this episode of Hold On, host Eugene Mirman sits down with comedian Matt Braunger to hear a funny, but cautionary tale about a pivotal time in Matt's life. Hear why he was forced to live with his folks and what it meant for his relationship with them and his stand-up comedy career.

26 min2018 FEB 5
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Matt Braunger Moves Back Home

Latest Episodes

Bridgetown Comedy Festival: Guy Branum, Karen Kilgariff, and Kyle Kinane

EMaybe you couldn't make it to Portland for the 2017 Bridgetown Comedy Festival, but now, with the help of modern technology, you can have a virtual simulation of being in the audience for a live episode of Hold On with Eugene Mirman from that very festival. Marvel at Guy Branum's sassy story of unsuccessful sexcapades, be star struck by Karen Kilgariff's celebrity encounter, and bask in the inglorious origin of Kyle Kinane's comedy career.

65 min2018 APR 23
Comments
Bridgetown Comedy Festival: Guy Branum, Karen Kilgariff, and Kyle Kinane

Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival: Michael Showalter, Caroline Rhea, Ira Glass

EAt the tenth and final Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival, a motley crew of daring storytellers boldly ventured onstage to have their stories cross-examined by the festival's very namesake. Michael Showalter reminisces about experiences touring with Eugene, Caroline Rhea remembers not being remembered by a comedy legend, and Ira Glass shares an unaired This American Life story. Titular, eponymous, and always curious: Eugene Mirman was present at his own festival to question these stories!

52 min2018 APR 16
Comments
Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival: Michael Showalter, Caroline Rhea, Ira Glass

Neil deGrasse Tyson Dances with Fate

ENeil deGrasse Tyson is the most famous astrophysicist to ever tell a story to Eugene Mirman on a show called Hold On. He's also probably the most famous astrophysicist ever to tell a story to any Eugene for any reason, but it's the story he told THIS Eugene that you'll want to hear. In it, a pre-fame Neil weighs a potential graduate school job. If you were given as many guesses as there are stars in the universe, you probably couldn't guess what that job was!

19 min2018 APR 10
Comments
Neil deGrasse Tyson Dances with Fate

Sara Benincasa and The Grand Canyon Diaphragm

EHost Eugene Mirman sits down with comedian and writer Sara Benincasa to discuss all of the details behind the story she told at a RISK! show in New York. Her featured story deals with one of the funniest conversations anyone could have at a funeral. Learn more about the unusual Benincasa family trade and discover which glam rocker's family actually owns a funeral home, all in this hilarious, question-filled episode of Hold On.

27 min2018 MAR 19
Comments
Sara Benincasa and The Grand Canyon Diaphragm

Mike Lawrence Slams Poetry

EMike Lawrence is an excellent comedic competitor on shows like @Midnight and Roast Battle, but his adversaries on those shows might set their sights on his pre-comedy pursuits for japes and jabs if only they knew...in high school he was big into slam poetry. Thankfully, Eugene Mirman is a friendly fellow who's curiosity trumps any temptation to mock. Mike shared his story of coming up through the slam poetry open mic scene in Florida in a story for RISK!

25 min2018 MAR 12
Comments
Mike Lawrence Slams Poetry

John Fugelsang Shakes up an Election

EYou might think it's in the job description for political comedians like John Fugelsang to take powerful politicians down a peg or two, but during the 2012 election, John learned it's not always the best idea to ask the tough questions. Host Eugene Mirman finds out how the struggling new father made his mark on the Romney-Obama presidential race and what it did to his career, as the two dig into John's story on this politically-charged episode of Hold On with Eugene Mirman.

27 min2018 MAR 5
Comments
John Fugelsang Shakes up an Election

Janeane Garofalo Searches for Meaning (Live!)

EJaneane Garofalo (Wet Hot American Summer, Ratatouille) joined Eugene Mirman onstage in San Francisco for a live edition of Hold On, and now you get to hear her story and the questions it raised! Janeane recounts how rambling became a hobby and how her impromptu excursions have helped her reflect on what she wants in life.

17 min2018 FEB 26
Comments
Janeane Garofalo Searches for Meaning (Live!)

NYC Podfest: Jean Grae

EJean Grae is a rapper, actress, and comedian who is probably the only living person that can boast that she's guested on tracks with Immortal Technique, Talib Kweli, Wale, and Lil B, and has shared the stage with John Hodgman. That means she has some stellar stories like the one about a crazy ride home that she shares in this live episode of Hold On at NYC PodFest. Eugene Mirman shared the stage with Jean and went along for the ride - with a few pit stops for pointed questions along the way.

22 min2018 FEB 19
Comments
NYC Podfest: Jean Grae

SF Sketchfest: Alice Wetterlund

EAlice Wetterlund (People of Earth, Silicon Valley, Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates) thinks it's important to do the right thing. Sometimes that means looking out for the disadvantaged - even if they walk on four legs and hiss. Eugene Mirman is a curious cat, so he invited Alice to SF Sketchfest 2017 to spin a yarn about empathy, gratitude, and feral kittens. Now you can hear her story, his questions, and the adulation of the crowd in this special live episode of Hold On!

22 min2018 FEB 12
Comments
SF Sketchfest: Alice Wetterlund

Matt Braunger Moves Back Home

EMoving back in with your parents is rarely a sign that your life is going in the right direction. On this episode of Hold On, host Eugene Mirman sits down with comedian Matt Braunger to hear a funny, but cautionary tale about a pivotal time in Matt's life. Hear why he was forced to live with his folks and what it meant for his relationship with them and his stand-up comedy career.

26 min2018 FEB 5
Comments
Matt Braunger Moves Back Home
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