Episode 16: Twenty Five Bananas

Culture Corner with Pete Sidel (UK), Stand up comedy with Buc.

Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world.

There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What is the worst thing you have eve worn?

All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.

You'd be mad to miss it.

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Epiosde 15: Good Exercise

Musical comedy with Micky P Kerr (UK), Stand up comedy with Victoria Arnstein (USA)

Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world.

There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What is the most danger you've ever been?

All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.

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Episode 14: Come Near Me

An interview with Japanese comedian Kazu Kusano, Stand up comedy with Sallyanne Fellows

Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world.

There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What is the most lost you've ever been?

All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.

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Episode 13: Money On The Board

Musical Comedy from the amazing Rob Paravonian (USA), Stand up comedy with Kelly Zemnickis (CAN).

Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world.

There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What is the worst part-time job you've ever had?

All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.

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Episode 12: Tale of Two Tackles

Musical Comedy from the critically acclaimed Fascinating Aida (UK), Stand up comedy with Rod Walsh (AUS).

Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world.

There will also be answers to the Burning Question: Have you ever met a celebrity and were they nice or nasty?

All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.

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Episode 11: Seemling Confused

Stand up comedy with Andy Erikson (USA), with her wonderful off beat comedy style. There's an interview with Mishel Sabbah (IL) who has a unique perspective on comedy, as well as another brand new segment.
Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some interesting goings on around the world.

There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What food rules do you have? Hint: People are weird.

All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.

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Epiosde 10: Culinary Tour

Stand up comedy with Rosalee Mayeux (USA), who has something to say to her kids. There's musical comedy fromRuben VM (HOL/NZ), as well as a brand new segment.
Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some previously told stories, culinary stories from around the world.

There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What is the best/worst present you have ever given or received?

All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.

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9. Mayhem

Stand up comedy with Momotaro Takamori, who has a Ph. D. so is smart as well as funny. An interview with Christiane Brew from The Perfect Liars Club.
Plus topical news where John and Sam discuss time travel and frown upon animals in schools.

There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What is the strangest thing you have seen on public transport.

All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.

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8. Double Edged Sword

Stand up comedy with Peter Sidell (UK), who has a unique take on life in Japan. There's musical comedy from the Van Vuuren Bros, as well as some cultural enlightenment from Harry Metcalf.
Plus topical news where John and Sam catch up with has happened in some previously told stories, and the new big thing in Tokyo.

There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What imappropriate thing did you watch as (or with) a child?

All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.

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7. Tin Foil Hat

Stand up comedy with LA based comedian Jimmy Shin, who has a some things to say about living in America. There's an interview with Kenyan comedian Evans Musoka, he has just come back from Vietnam after performing in the Finals of the Magners' International Comedy Festival.

Plus topical news where John and Sam discuss ambitious fraud and family feuds.

There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What serios medical condition did you think you had before the doctor told you it was nothing? And some answers to previous Burning Questions.

All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.

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6. Kerfuffle

Stand up comedy with Japanese comedian Itskey Naka, who has a complicated relationship with her father. Edgar Frank returns to Culture Corner to tell us all about the British obsession with tea. Also featuring musical comedy, with a political slant, from The Parody Project.

Plus topical news where John and Sam discuss comforting animals and dubious internet tales.

There will also be answers to the Burning Question: When having you been caught leaving when you shouldn't? And some answers to previous Burning Questions.

All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.

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5. Bad Excuse

Stand up comedy with Taiwanese/ Canadian comedian Ed Hill, who explains the problems with being a magnet for strange people. An Interview with Stand Up Tokyo's Alex Camp (UK) Alex talks performing in the USA, cursed clothing, & the challenges working with the stars

Plus topical news where John and Sam discuss naughty animals, bad excuses, and dates gone wrong.

There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What prank have you done that has turned bad? And some answers to previous Burning Questions.

All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.

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4. The Aristotle Confusion

Stand up comedy with Damon Sumner (USA), who gives his views on skydiving. Musical comedy from Trevor Ferdy (UK), now living in Germany, who gives his opinions on the pros and cons of living in Tokyo. As well as Culture Corner with Harry Meltcalf (AUS),

Plus topical news where John and Sam discuss banned sex manuals and a stubborn drug dealer.

There will also be answers to the Burning Question: Have you ever eaten something that wasn't supposed to be eaten? And some answer to previous Burning Questions.

All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.

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3. General to Jumpsuit

Stand up comedy with Zahra Barri (IRE/EGY), who gives her views on the benefits of dating in the dark. An interview with Mike Staffa (USA), The Pirates of Tokyo Bay improv group's founder, he talks about the perils of performing internationally, as well as gives his opinion about famous improv show Whose Line Is It Anyway.

Plus topical news where John and Sam discuss the extreme lengths some people will go for romance and the perils of playing blow fish roulette in rural Japan.

There will also be answers to the Burning Question: What is the biggest cultural faux pas you've ever made. Hint: there were some quite big ones.

All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.

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2. Fashion Crime

Stand up comedy with Danielle Arce (USA), musical comedy by Jay Foreman (UK). Plus topical news where John and Sam discuss the latest technology in bananas, unusual happenings at funerals in China, and the reasons behind them.

Edgar Frank makes his podcast debut in Culture Corner explaining the history of the word 'beard', but not it's most common meaning, but probably not the other one you are thinking either.

You'll also hear some answers to the Burning Question: What did your parent let (make) you do, that you'd never let your own kids do.

All this introduced by John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that. You'd be mad to miss it.

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1. Rambo's Mullet

Stand up comedy, musical comedy with Ruben VM, and an interview with Dutch/Egyptian comedian, Hager.

Plus, topical news where John and Sam discuss competitive mullets, the dangers of sushi and how to stay safe.

Also, your answers to the burning question 'What rule does your partner try to impose on you'. and much, much more.

All this introduced by comedians John McBride and Sam O'Toole. They have been comedians for years, friends for longer, and humans for longer than that.

You'd be mad to miss it.

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A clip from the news section of John and Sam in Japan: The International Comedy Podcast.

John and Sam discuss a Romeo who is willing to go the extra mile to win his love.

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When John and Sam interviewed Mike Staffa of the Pirates of Tokyo Bay he gave them a mini audition to see if John or Sam could make it in the improv world. They played a word game where you have to think on your feet. Let's see how they get on... Full episodes, including the full interview with Mike, live stand up comedy, songs, and much more coming at the end of March. Stay tuned.