Episodes
Comedian James Adomian immerses himself in the unfettered hipness of art rockers The Velvet Underground's self-titled album from 1969.
Published 05/18/22
Comedian Patton Oswalt surpasses all others in his fandom of alt rock icons Pixies and their 1988 release Surfer Rosa.
Published 05/11/22
Published 05/11/22
Comedian Derek Gaines flashes back to a time when soul was supreme and everyone was listening to The O'Jays' 1972 album Back Stabbers.
Published 05/04/22
Adult film star Indica Flower connects to the spiritual roots at the heart of Bob Marley's message in reggae pioneers The Wailers' 1973 album Burnin'.
Published 04/27/22
Actor and TV Comedy Writer Alec Sulkin returns to The 500 to discuss the merits of Radiohead's 2001 release and follow-up to Kid A, Amnesiac.  Follow Alec on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alecsulkin/   Follow Alec on Twitter: https://twitter.com/thesulk   Follow Josh on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/joshadammeyers/ Follow Josh on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JoshAdamMeyers Follow Josh on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/joshameyers Follow The 500 on Instagram: ...
Published 04/20/22
Comedian Duncan Trussell pulls back the many layers and unveils the secret meaning behind folk legend Nick Drake's 1972 album Pink Moon.
Published 04/13/22
Comedian and musician Eric Jackowitz laughs along to his satirical songwriting inspiration Randy Newman's 1972 album Sail Away.
Published 04/06/22
Actor Kate Flannery blasts back to her past when post-punk trio The Police were the biggest band in the world, and their 1981 album Ghost in the Machine meant the world to her.
Published 03/30/22
Bush lead singer Gavin Rossdale embodies his idol David Bowie whilst listening to the Thin White Duke's 1976 album Station to Station.
Published 03/23/22
Actor and comedian Adam Ferrara goes over every single note of an album that contains some of blues guitarist Eric Clapton's greatest songs to date: 1977's Slowhand.
Published 03/16/22
Comedian Wil Anderson returns to relive the most impactful album of his entire life: new wave icons The Cure's 1989 release Disintegration.
Published 03/09/22
Comedian Ari Shaffir goes back to his indie rock roots while listening to Liz Phair's 1993 debut album Exile in Guyville.
Published 03/02/22
Sonic Youth singer & bassist Kim Gordon revisits the era that helped spawn her noise rock band's critically-acclaimed 1988 album Daydream Nation.
Published 02/23/22
Comedian and magician Matt Richards explores the funky groundwork laid in Godfather of Soul James Brown's 1986 compilation album In the Jungle Groove.
Published 02/16/22
Actor, author and musician David Duchovny finds fertile creative soil below the surface of rock legend Neil Young's 1975 ode to grief Tonight's the Night.
Published 02/09/22
Comedian Jim Jefferies returns again to defend the reputation of The Beatles as the best band ever, with the 1965 album Help! as one of many examples of their brilliance.
Published 02/02/22
Comedian and musician Avery Pearson returns to ruminate further on the fascinatingly dark folk musings of Richard and Linda Thompson and their 1982 album Shoot Out the Lights.
Published 01/26/22
Author and music publisher Tom DeSavia reminisces about his decades long connection to quintessential LA punk band X and their 1981 release Wild Gift.
Published 01/19/22
Comedian Adam Carolla shines a light on the somewhat obscure yet highly regarded British New Waver Graham Parker & The Rumour's 1979 release Squeezing Out Sparks.
Published 01/12/22
Soundgarden's lead guitarist Kim Thayil tells the tale of the making of his band's 1994 grunge masterpiece: the album Superunknown.
Published 01/05/22
Comedy writer and producer Alec Sulkin drifts away into the vast sonic dream world of British art rockers Radiohead's 2007 release In Rainbows.
Published 12/29/21
Comedians Big Jay Oakerson and the Sklar Brothers turn the progressive rock up to eleven live at the 2021 Moontower Comedy Festival with the help of Jethro Tull's 1971 album Aqualung.
Published 12/22/21
Comedian Elayne Boosler screams out the blues and breaks free from society's constraints, all to the sound of her idol Janis Joplin and her band Big Brother & the Holding Company's 1968 album Cheap Thrills.
Published 12/15/21
Comedian Forrest Shaw has a life-affirming cry along to the sad love songs of Tom Wait's 1974 boozy ballad masterpiece The Heart of Saturday Night.
Published 12/08/21