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Dec 13, 2010 16

Doug Benson has been on live episodes of WTF and Marc has known him for about 20 years. But - surprise! - Marc never really sat down to have an extended conversation with the host of Doug Loves Movies. He finds out what Doug is all about beyond Super High Me and The Marijuana-Logues. And he promises not to repeat The Blender Story. Seriously, he won't repeat it.

16 Comments
  • almost four years ago
    G
    Ha! I like how Conan had you on the month after the comment you made..
  • almost four years ago
    Stacy
    If it helps, I was laughing at the idea of the blender incident.
  • almost four years ago
    Sean
    Love the Neutral Milk Hotel intro. I was always annoyed by Benson on those VH1 best week ever shows but he was much more tolerable in this podcast.

    My favorite parts of these are the comedians' perspective of performing stand-up.
  • almost four years ago
    DickM
    Thanx guys ... I'll check this all out.
  • almost four years ago
    Zefm
    @DickM

    Doug explains all of that on Kevin Pollak's chat show: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_SPVSLuds6U

    they start talking about it at 52:35
  • almost four years ago
    Craigers
    Why did you go so easy on Benson?
  • almost four years ago
    Ben
    DickM,
    I don't really have a dog in the fight, but if you go back and look at the clip, Benson said maybe 15 seconds about Canada, and what he said was, paraphrasing, that he didn't know Canada was involved in the war (clearly satire based on his stoner persona) and that he thought Canada is where you go if you didn't want to fight (allusions to draft dodging).

    That's it.

    He wasn't a "regular" on the show, but a special guest. I think it is valid to question his judgment, or maybe his manager's, for going on the show to begin with as it's pretty horrible and just mean-spirited, but given the lead-in by Greg Gutfeld, his comment was incredibly benign. It's Fox News horrible attempt to ape Stewart/Colbert/Maher and it is so unfunny that it's hidden at 3 AM in the morning. I'm sure CTV could dig up just as, if not more, offensive material from any number of early morning cable access channels in the US.
  • almost four years ago
    arthur
    Yes, double disc if you can have it done. More content the better, price doesnt matter.
  • almost four years ago
    DickM
    Am I right that this is the Doug Benson who "dissed" the Candian military and Canadians in general on a Fox News TV show ? I think it is.

    I enjoyed the interview but Id sure like to hear him explain his comments and his take on all that as well as what he was doing on Fox News as a regular?

    I know this isn't a political blog but this kinda rankles me as a Canadian and as a non-fan of Faux News and how come this guy's being prtrayed as such a great guy here when there is reason to think otherwise ..
  • almost four years ago
    Francisco
    So I'm not a big fan of Benson. I don't care for Weed or pot humor. But as fate would have it this past Sunday i was invited to see Benson at the Improv in Tampa. It was the Sunday show and we received and improv special so it was only $1 per person for entry. I have to say I was plesently surprised I enjoyed the entire show and Benson was pretty Funny. So I find it funny that this episode feature Benson. I hope after listing that i will have an even higher opinion of Benson. Marc Hope you make it to Tampa in the future maybe it could be a little side trip on one of your trips to visit your mom.
  • almost four years ago
    Steven
    Listening to the Doug Benson. PLEASE make the new CD another double disc! The last one was glorious. I have a feeling that this next one is going to be even better.
  • almost four years ago
    Joe Tily
    Another great episode! It was great to hear a bit more about Doug. The fact he was an extra in Blade Runner really impressed me, its one of my favorite science fiction films of all time! Thanks Marc for the continued high quality pod casts.
  • almost four years ago
    Gabriel B
    Weird. Right after I listened to this, I had an urge to rewatch Yacht Rock, and what do I see in episode 2? Doug Benson as a stoned to the bone Peter Cetera! Kismet.
  • almost four years ago
    kjgear
    kudos... as usual, interesting interview that brings the funny.
  • almost four years ago
    Terry1
    This was just an awesome episode. I keep waiting for you guys to run out of good guests and you keep pulling a Doug Benson or an Azis Ansari out of the hat.
  • almost four years ago
    Spleenal
    So that's what happened to the Lewis Black ep!?!
    What total asshole that guy must have been. Damn!
    (not Lewis, dude in crowd)