Episodes
Live from the Lyric Hyperion in Los Angeles CA, Kevin welcomes guests Thomas Middleditch, Big Dipper, Atsuko Okatsuka, and Alyssa Limperis for a night of sketch, stories, interviews, music, and more. Recorded July 8th 2019.
Published 01/09/20
Live from the Lyric Hyperion in Los Angeles CA, Kevin welcomes guests Thomas Middleditch, Big Dipper, Atsuko Okatsuka, and Alyssa Limperis for a night of sketch, stories, interviews, music, and more. Recorded July 8th 2019. Kevin McDonald's Kevin McDonald Show is a Forever Dog Podcast: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/kevin-mcdonalds-kevin-mcdonald-show
Published 01/09/20
Live from Charlotte NC, Kevin welcomes guests Hari Kondabolu and Benji Hughes for a night of sketch, stories, interviews, music, and more. Recorded September 26 2019 at the Duke Energy Theater, Charlotte NC as part of the Queen City Comedy Experience. Special Thanks to Blumenthal Performing Arts and Queen City Podcast Network.
Published 01/09/20
Live from Charlotte NC, Kevin welcomes guests Hari Kondabolu and Benji Hughes for a night of sketch, stories, interviews, music, and more. Recorded September 26 2019 at the Duke Energy Theater, Charlotte NC as part of the Queen City Comedy Experience. Special Thanks to Blumenthal Performing Arts and Queen City Podcast Network. Kevin McDonald's Kevin McDonald Show is a Forever Dog Podcast: https://foreverdogpodcasts.com/podcasts/kevin-mcdonalds-kevin-mcdonald-show
Published 01/09/20
Thank you for listening to Forever Dog podcasts this year and please enjoy this year-in-review clips show! Listen to find a new favorite podcast to subscribe to in 2019 or just a killer back catalog to binge during your holiday travels. And please follow Forever Dog @ForeverDogTeam on Twitter and Instagram for the latest network news and updates. A WOMAN'S SMILE with Patti Harrison & Lorelei Ramirez (02:40) Apple Podcasts https://apple.co/2K407Gw Stitcher https://bit.ly/2RdQyeX Spotify...
Published 12/24/18
Live from the Lyric Hyperion in LA, Kevin welcomes guests Weird Al Yankovic, Tim Heidecker, Paul F. Tompkins, and D'Arcy Carden for a night of sketch, stories, interviews, music, and more. Recorded August 31 2018. Kevin returns to the Lyric Hyperion in Los Angeles on December 13 2018. With special guests. Buy Tickets Online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kevin-mcdonalds-kevin-mcdonald-show-tickets-52542948373
Published 11/26/18
Live from Dad's Garage in Atlanta, Georgia! Kevin invites his fake son "Blevin" to announce the podcast so they can finally spend some quality time together. Kevin loves Blevin. But if there's one thing he loves more than Blevin, it's Atlanta. In fact, he loves Atlanta so much that he also invites his fake girlfriend onstage to sing a song about it! Later, Kevin performs a brand new sketch about a CEO who wants you to shred everything...but it's not because there's something wrong...it's...
Published 03/07/18
At long last, your favorite physical comedian, Kevin McDonald, has returned to his audio podcast! And he’s brought Judah Friedlander, Todd Barry, and Musical Guest Natalie Prass with him. But first, Kevin gives listeners a sneak peak at his joke-writing process (5:40), sings a comedy about writing a comedy song because he's out of ideas (8:15), and performs a brand new sketch about a miserable man and the death of his wife from a sustained, minor, annoying pain (11:15). And for the main...
Published 02/14/18
Forever Dog Presents: Kevin McDonald’s Rock Opera! The year is 1991. Kevin is living in Toronto working on a small little HBO show called Kids In The Hall. He’s also in a toxic relationship with a woman named Cheater, who regularly cheats on him. But Kevin is aware of this devastating truth and does what any logical person would do in this situation: he asks Cheater to marry him (9:01). Dave Foley, future star of A Bugs Life (played by Death Cab For Cutie’s Ben Gibbard), pleads with Kevin...
Published 10/23/17
Kevin is back with an all new episode of Kevin McDonald's Kevin McDonald Show, and this time, unpublished author and part-time lifeguard Art Fiddle (Josh Gondelman) is announcing. That might not mean anything to you, but trust me -- Art Fiddle is a big get! After putting some of his patented "unpublished author, part-time lifeguard spin" on the show's opening, Kevin explains what it means to make a living as a "noise maker." He then performs an original song that eulogizes all of his dead...
Published 09/07/17
Live from Largo at the Coronet in LA! Kevin welcomes Andy Richter (Conan), Dana Gould, special guest Mark McKinney (Kids in the Hall), & musical guest Aimee Mann onto the podcast. Except, uh oh... Embarrassing... Kevin can't even get his own beloved sketch "Backdraft Part 2" performed past the objections of his guests, friends, and guardian angel. Are the walls closing in? Nah..... In place of the sketch, Kevin loses himself in a reflective moment, standing on stage before a sell out...
Published 08/24/17
Live from Union Hall in Brooklyn! The producers of “Kevin McDonald’s Kevin McDonald Show” take over because of Kevin’s failure to attract a broad commercial podcast audience (:40). A well-travelled socialite (Brian McCann), also named Kevin McDonald, is installed as the show’s new announcer, making Kevin suspicious (4:13). Is he being replaced? Then, Kevin performs a song (8:20) and is forced to read three chapters from his “scandalous tell-all” he didn’t write (11:10). Later, TJ Miller joins...
Published 08/01/17
On a special in-studio episode, Kevin chats with Susanna Hoffs about the origins of The Bangles, punk rock memories, and her signature side eye. Susanna recounts seeing the final Sex Pistols concert with Belinda Carlisle, badgering Rodney Bingenheimer for airtime, touring with Cyndi Lauper and Queen, and much more. Meanwhile, Kevin is nearly brought to tears twice, the first time by a Mike Myers anecdote and the second time by a Big Star spelling anomaly. And make sure to listen through to...
Published 06/21/17
Kevin is joined by special guest Rob Corddry (The Daily Show, Children's Hospital) and musical guest Eleni Mandell for a fantastic new episode that hasn't aged a day since its live recording nearly two weeks ago at Nerdmelt in Los Angeles. Rob stars in a brand new sketch written by Kevin about an office worker with a persistent internal monologue. Rob and Kevin talk The Hindenburg Explodes, comedy vs acting vs comedy acting vs acting comedy, Daily Show memories, and much much more. Eleni...
Published 06/08/17
Live from The Bell House at NYC Podfest! Kevin welcomes his old friend and legendary comedian, Mike Myers, onto the show to help teach the ponderous art of sketch comedy to the electric New York audience and the show’s Three-Headed Podcast Announcer (18:30). But first, Kevin premieres a brand new song all about his life as a minor-comedy celebrity, accompanied by the very talented We Are Scientists (7:05). Then, Kevin recalls getting his first laugh, injuring himself in a football huddle, and...
Published 05/24/17
Kevin McDonald’s Kevin McDonald Show is back with a very special in-studio interview with Craig Finn from The Hold Steady! Shortly after questioning his cloudy cup of water and insulting a country, Kevin talks with Craig about his latest album “We All Want The Same Things,” the philosophy behind his songwriting, and his illustrious musical career with The Hold Steady and as a solo artist. They discuss humor in music, The Replacements vs. Hüsker Dü, writing during politically tense times,...
Published 05/10/17
Kevin is joined by fellow Kid In The Hall and best bud, Scott Thompson, and dear friend Dana Gould for a night of comedy, music, and cat euthanasia stories! After a sarcastic and haughty introduction from Dana (1:36), Kevin describes life as a "fake daddy" (4:52) living in Winnipeg. He then sings an emotional song about being in "Not-LA" alongside Jesse Valenzuela & Scott Hessel from Gin Blossoms (10:43). Scott and fellow comedian Phil Casale join Kevin onstage for a brand new sketch...
Published 03/07/17
Live from the 16th Annual San Francisco Sketchfest! Kevin welcomes his oldest and bestest friend Dave Foley (The Kids in the Hall) onto the show to perform a brand new sketch with a soon-to-be classic character (11:15) and participate in a rousing, impromptu audience Q&A session (17:25) that's chock full of so many off-the-record Kids in the Hall anecdotes you'd swear it was illegal. Fellow 90s sketch comedy alum Michael Showalter (The State, Stella) plays the venerable role of The...
Published 01/27/17
Recorded Live at the Chicago Podcast Festival!!! Kevin McDonald welcomes special guest Bob Saget and musical guest Eric D. Johnson (Fruit Bats) to his podcast variety show featuring sketch comedy, conversation, live music, storytelling, and general tomfoolery. This episode includes strange but true stories about The Kids in the Hall (9:20), a lost Kids in the Hall sketch performed live with Bob Saget (16:55), a rollicking Saget Q&A (29:00), and two new songs by Eric D. Johnson of Fruit...
Published 12/12/16
The Kids In The Hall's Kevin McDonald is back! Special Guest Rachel Dratch discusses her first week of SNL, her hatred of writing, and her recent turn to theater. Musical Guest Ted Leo talks about his friendships with comedians, how ska becomes punk, and how he creates his band's names. Leo also performs the new song "Can't Go Back" and The Both's "Londsdale Avenue." Also featuring Ali Farahnakian, Philip Casale, Frank Garcia-Hejl, and the Matt Rubano Band.
Published 11/07/16
On the first episode of Kevin McDonald's Kevin McDonald Show, join your host Kevin McDonald (Kids in the Hall) as he ventures into the world of podcasting with brand new sketches, characters, interviews, and music. Featuring Special Guest Wallace Shawn (The Princess Bride, My Dinner with Andre) and Musical Guest Brad Roberts (Crash Test Dummies). Also featuring Ali Farahnakian, Philip Casale, and Lyssa Mandel. Recorded Live at Union Hall, Brooklyn NY, July 28 2016.
Published 08/02/16