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Joy, a Podcast. Hosted by Craig Ferguson

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Storied late-night talk host Craig Ferguson brings his interview talents and singular world view to a discussion of the modern state of JOY, sitting down with notable guests from the worlds of entertainment, science, government, and more. How's our Joy doing? Bridled? On life support? Where do we find joy in a world that seems by any rational measure to be collapsing around us?
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Matt Williams

Matt Williams

2024-04-1655:36

Meet Matt Williams, the creator of hit shows Roseanne and Home Improvement among many other successful projects. Matt never focused on red carpets and glitzy parties during his lengthy and successful career in the entertainment industry. Rather, he says, what sustained him, guided him, and inspired him were divine glimpses of goodness and grace. Listen to Matt talk about that and so much more in this interview. Matt’s new book Glimpses is out now and he is donating all the money from this book to children's charities worldwide. Buy it now, available everywhere you get your books. enJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sung Kang

Sung Kang

2024-04-0901:00:271

Meet Sung Kang, an American actor best known for his role as Han Lue in the Fast & Furious franchise. Tune in this week and listen to Sung talk about his time growing up in the American south, his enthusiasm for cars and his love for acting and directing. Listen to his podcast Car Stories with co-host Emelia Hartford wherever you get your podcasts. EnJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Bishop Briggs

Bishop Briggs

2024-04-0259:231

Meet Bishop Briggs, a British-American singer and songwriter. Her single "River" peaked at number 3 on the US Alternative Chart and has been streamed more than 485 million times on Spotify. Listen to Bishop Briggs and Craig discuss her musical career, having kids and their special Scottish connection. This one is not to be missed. EnJOY and go listen her music now! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Phil Rosenthal

Phil Rosenthal

2024-03-2657:311

Meet Phil Rosenthal, everybody’s favorite foodie. Phil is known as the creator of EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND and he has garnered a cult like following for his Netflix series SOMEBODY FEED PHIL, which just released its 7th season. Go to Netflix to check it out! Phil also has a new children’s book out he created with his daughter, Lily, called: JUST TRY IT: A Phil and Lil Book, a hilarious picture book geared towards young children about a food-loving dad encouraging his picky eater daughter to just try something new. EnJOY this great conversation between Phil and Craig.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Jesse Tyler Ferguson

2024-03-1956:301

Meet Jesse Tyler Ferguson, a Tony-Award winning actor, author, producer, and host known not only for his creative work but, for his ongoing advocacy in the LGBTQIA+ community. Ferguson starred as the widely beloved character “Mitchell Pritchett” on the Award-winning ABC comedy MODERN FAMILY, which ran for an impressive 11 seasons. Check out his new podcast call Dinner’s On Me here. EnJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Taylor Williamson

Taylor Williamson

2024-03-1201:03:081

Meet Taylor Williamson, a super funny American comic and Craig’s friend. He is known for finishing as the runner-up on the eighth season of America's Got Talent and as a semi-finalist on Last Comic Standing. Check out his new stand-up special called Live At The Comedy Store here. EnJOY!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Shadoe Stevens

Shadoe Stevens

2024-03-0501:02:491

Meet Shadoe Stevens, who amongst many many things was the announcer on Craig’s old late night show. You can’t mistake his iconic voice for anybody else in the business. Listen to him talk about his career, drugs and his new endeavor mental radio! EnJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Thomas Lennon

Thomas Lennon

2024-02-2701:03:31

Meet Thomas Lennon, an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer, director, novelist and Craig’s good friend. He plays Lieutenant Jim Dangle on the series Reno 911! Lennon is also an accomplished screenwriter of several major studio comedies, he wrote the Night at the Museum films, The Pacifier, Balls of Fury, and Baywatch. EnJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Yvette Nicole Brown

Yvette Nicole Brown

2024-02-2001:02:242

Meet Yvette Nicole Brown,  an American actress and Craig’s long time friend. She starred as Shirley Bennett on the NBC sitcom Community, as Dani in the 2015 reboot of The Odd Couple on CBS and as Dina Rose on the ABC sitcom The Mayor. In this episode Yvette and Craig talk about religion, life, politics and why Craig thinks Yvette is the right person to run for the office! EnJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Weird Al

Weird Al

2024-02-1301:05:06

Meet "Weird Al” Yankovic , an American treasure and best known for creating comedy songs that make light of pop culture and often parody specific songs by contemporary musicians. Al and Craig are good friends in real life and the conversation shows! Al recently picked up his very first Emmy for being one of the producers of WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story, which also won the award for Outstanding Television Movie at the Creative Arts ceremony. The movie also won an Emmy for its score, besides winning many other awards and nominations. It is a must watch! You can see it here: http://tinyurl.com/yms9tsdf. EnJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Illeana Douglas

Illeana Douglas

2024-02-0601:16:02

Illeana Douglas is an American actress, filmmaker, and writer. Listen to Craig and Illeana chat about movies, her life in Connecticut and LA, and bunch more. Her new book called Connecticut In The Movies is out now and available here for purchase: http://tinyurl.com/3ep2ejw5, EnJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Ronny Chieng

Ronny Chieng

2024-01-3001:03:18

Meet Ronny Chieng, a stand up comedian, actor and Correspondent on "The Daily Show". In addition to two Netflix stand-up comedy specials, Ronny has starred in "Crazy Rich Asians", Marvel's "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings", "M3GAN", "American Born Chinese", "Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.", "Vacation Friends 2", "Joy Ride" and will star in the upcoming Hulu series "Interior Chinatown”. Catch Ronny on his stand up tour named Love to Hate It. Tickets available here: https://www.ronnychieng.com/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Colm Dillane

Colm Dillane

2024-01-2301:03:212

Meet Colm Dillane, an American artist, fashion designer, and musician. He is the founder of KidSuper, a streetwear clothing brand based in Brooklyn, New York. Besides many accomplishments, Dillane's collaborated with the luxury fashion house, Louis Vuitton, part of the LVMH conglomerate. EnJOY this brilliant mind of Colm and check out www.kidsuper.com! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Ed Begley Jr

Ed Begley Jr

2024-01-1601:00:012

Ed Begley Jr. needs no introduction. Beloved actor and environmental activist. Check out his new memoir To the Temple of Tranquility...And Step On It! and buy it here http://tinyurl.com/nxj4ahr8. In his memoir Ed shares hilarious and poignant stories of his improbable life, focusing on his relationship with his legendary father, adventures with Hollywood icons, the origins of his environmental activism, addiction and recovery, and his lifelong search for wisdom and common ground. EnJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Julie Demarest

Julie Demarest

2024-01-0947:34

Meet Julie Demarest. Julie has worked in social/human services for 20 years predominately in emergency shelters, homeless services, drop-in centers, and supportive/transitional housing programs. She spent 10 of those 20 years being on-call for any emergencies and due to no real work/life separation experienced severe work “burn out”. She has recently switched careers to massage therapy. To say the least, Julie has an interesting story to tell. Do not miss. EnJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Tom Welsh

Tom Welsh

2024-01-0249:06

Here is Tom Welsh, Craig’s old friend and a music aficionado. Tom was the Director of Performing Arts at the Cleveland Museum of Art, was the Managing Director of Big Ears in 2023, and is the manager of legendary composer Terry Riley. EnJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Joel McHale

Joel McHale

2023-12-2601:08:352

Joel McHale, an Italian born-American actor, comedian, television presenter, and Craig’s long time friend. He is best known for hosting The Soup and his role as Jeff Winger on the NBC sitcom Community. Take a break from the holiday festivities and listen to this engaging and funny chat between two buds. enJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Robert J. Cerfolio, MD

Robert J. Cerfolio, MD

2023-12-1901:00:301

Meet Robert J. Cerfolio, MD aka “Cerf”. He is one of the world’s top thoracic surgeons and his peers have voted him one of America’s Best Doctors. He is an author of several books and certainly a very interesting and charismatic human being. This conversation is guaranteed to pique your interest. enJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jay Leno

Jay Leno

2023-12-1201:14:224

Jay Leno needs no introduction. He is one of the greats, comedian, long time host of The Tonight Show on NBC and mainly a car enthusiast! Craig and Jay are friends and it shows in their conversation. Tune into a fun hour of jokes, stories and much more. This one is for the books. enJOY!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mike Massimino

Mike Massimino

2023-12-0501:02:49

Meet Craig’s long time friend Mike Massimino. He served as a NASA Astronaut from 1996 until 2014, flew in space twice and became the first human to tweet from space. His new book titled Moonshot: A NASA Astronaut’s Guide to Achieving the Impossible is available here: https://shorturl.at/uwGKR or anywhere you get your books. EnJOY! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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Dynamite.Skye

i bet astronauts would have to drink espresso. there is no gravity for a drip brewer so they would need to use pressure to push the water through the grounds... just a theory...

Dec 29th
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Charles N

This man is a treasure.

Oct 7th
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Kelli Cooke

The Kathy Lee interview shows what a kind, gracious, and patient man Craig Ferguson is, and that she is as well. Even though, she needs a lifetime of therapy!

Sep 10th
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Rebecca Church (Vodkapirate)

I hope this woman gets the therapy she desperately needs.

Aug 29th
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JGG

What the hell...?

Aug 8th
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