Happy 4th of July!
In honor of Independence Day and the country of our youth, we dedicate an entire episode to America! For this super-sized, All-American show, we’re joined by fellow patriots Dan Stern (Night Show Berlin), Zach Anner (YouTube & Oprah Winfrey Network), and musician Blake Worrell (Puppetmastaz). Fulfilling our manifest destiny, we explore turd floaters, American high school curriculum, electric toilet seats, drinkin’ beers in floaty pools, revisiting the deepest well in the world, the social media postings of American AND German hero David Hasselhoff, and much, much more. Also, thanks to CraftBud, our corporate overlords for this episode!
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Blake Worrell is a native of Los Angeles, now living in Berlin and performing throughout Europe. With his cinematic influences, cartoon-like changing voices and a dramatic Hip-Hop style, he has been dubbed “The Frank Zappa of HipHop”. He has performed with MF DOOM, Busdriver, Cypress Hill and many others, and is a member of The PuppetMastaz.
Zach Anner is an American comedian who splits his time between Austin, TX and Buffalo, NY. He was the host of the travel show Rollin with Zach on the Oprah Winfrey Network, the reddit-powered roadtrip Riding Shotgun on YouTube, and was the self-proclaimed “religious idiot” at the helm of SoulPancake’s series Have a Little Faith. His forthcoming memoir If At Birth You Don’t Succeed hits bookstores in March of 2016. He’s had cerebral palsy since birth, but is hoping trade it in for something sportier.
Dan Stern is an American comedian, host and MC. A native of Massachusetts, Dan moved to Berlin, Germany so that his wife could pursue her scientific career. When not occupied by the housework, Dan can be found doing comedy, coaching basketball, ukulele strumming, failing to learn German and occasionally responding to odd Craigslist requests. Dan is the creator and host of Night Show Berlin, co-host of Radio Spaetkauf, and MC of Mobile Kino’s Monday night screenings.
piffle! is written, produced and hosted by Josh & Noah Telson
additional writing by Dan Stern
Guests: Dan Stern, Zach Anner, Blake Worrell (with Jim Dunloop on piano/beat machine)
original music by Blake Worrell with Jim Dunloop
piffle! theme by Brooks Rocco