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  • 00:38

    Goodbye

    in Comedy

    On this, the final episode of Lust For Life, James is joined, as always, by Benjy Susswein, and his friends Jon Laster, Grant Gordon, and Tanya Erazo to discuss the history of the show, the future of the show, favorite guests, and lessons learned along the way. Check it out.

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  • 00:34

    The World's Gonna End

    in Comedy

    James goes it alone without Benjy and talks about how the world is probably going to end, for people at least, in the wake of his watching VICE on HBO's recent episode about climate change. James also discusses the shows that give him nightmares on Sunday nights and he decides to run for President in 2016 and starts developing his platform. Check it out.

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  • 00:39

    Truffle Butter

    in Comedy

    This week, Yamaneika is joined by Benjy Susswein to talk about Yam's trip to a lesbian bar, spirituality and the importance of managing what you listen to, childhood rebelliousness, and of course, what exactly truffle butter is. Check it out.

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  • 00:21

    Is Buddhism a Religion?

    in Comedy

    James and Benjy talk all about Benjy's meditation retreat.

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  • 01:45

    2015 Best Picture Nominees & Oscar Winner Ron Grant Talks Making Awards Fair

    in Movies

    Join Rez and Andy as they preview and review the Oscar nominated shows for Best Picture with special guest, Oscar and Emmy recipient, Ron Grant.  Rez and Andy will also give you their personal choices for BEST MOVIE 2015.  (1st half of show Academy Awards, 2nd half of show full interview with Ron Grant).


    Nominees:


    American Sniper: Clint Eastwood, Robert Lorenz, Andrew Lazar, Bradley Cooper and Peter Morgan


    Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance): Alejandro G. Inarritu, John Lesher and James W. Skotchdopole


    Boyhood: Richard Linklater and Cathleen Sutherland


    The Grand Budapest Hotel: Wes Anderson, Scott Ruding, Steven Rales and Jeremy Dawson


    The Imitation Game: Nora Grossman, Ido Ostrowsky and Teddy Schwarzman


    Selma: Christian Colson, Opray Winfrey, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner


    The Theory of Everything: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lisa Bruce and Anthony McCarten


    Whiplash: Jason Blum, Helen Estabrook and David Lancaster

  • 01:24

    Talking About the 2015 Academy Award For Best Picture Noms

    in Entertainment

    Join Rez and Andy as they preview and review the Oscar nominated shows for Best Picture with special guest, Oscar and Emmy recipient, Ron Grant.  Rez and Andy will also give you their personal choices for BEST MOVIE 2015.


    Nominees:


    American Sniper: Clint Eastwood, Robert Lorenz, Andrew Lazar, Bradley Cooper and Peter Morgan


    Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance): Alejandro G. Inarritu, John Lesher and James W. Skotchdopole


    Boyhood: Richard Linklater and Cathleen Sutherland


    The Grand Budapest Hotel: Wes Anderson, Scott Ruding, Steven Rales and Jeremy Dawson


    The Imitation Game: Nora Grossman, Ido Ostrowsky and Teddy Schwarzman


    Selma: Christian Colson, Opray Winfrey, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner


    The Theory of Everything: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lisa Bruce and Anthony McCarten


    Whiplash: Jason Blum, Helen Estabrook and David Lancaster

  • 00:24

    Football Season is over. Depression.

    in Comedy

    James and Benjy talk the end of the football season, depression, and Benjy's upcoming meditation retreat.

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  • 00:28

    Return to New York/ accepting Dissapointment

    in Comedy

    James is Back in studio with Benjy. They discuss the importance of accepting defeat and of finding answers within. Which leads to Benjy making an announcement of a special journey he is making.

    Follow @JamesLMattern @TheBestofBS and @StandUpNYLabs on Twitter

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  • 01:24

    2015 Oscar Nominees for Best Picture: from Birdman to American Sniper

    in Entertainment

    Join Rez and Andy Monday at 3:00 (February 2); they'll be taking your calls as they preview and review the Oscar nominated shows for Best Picture with special guest, Oscar and Emmy recipient, Ron Grant.


    Nominees:


    American Sniper: Clint Eastwood, Robert Lorenz, Andrew Lazar, Bradley Cooper and Peter Morgan


    Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance): Alejandro G. Inarritu, John Lesher and James W. Skotchdopole


    Boyhood: Richard Linklater and Cathleen Sutherland


    The Grand Budapest Hotel: Wes Anderson, Scott Ruding, Steven Rales and Jeremy Dawson


    The Imitation Game: Nora Grossman, Ido Ostrowsky and Teddy Schwarzman


    Selma: Christian Colson, Opray Winfrey, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner


    The Theory of Everything: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lisa Bruce and Anthony McCarten


    Whiplash: Jason Blum, Helen Estabrook and David Lancaster

  • 00:49

    Civility In The Little Brother Era

    in Comedy

    James and Benjy talk to Peggy O'Leary and Sean Martin about side pieces and more.

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  • 00:47

    North Korea Hack: Is Fascism Good?

    in Comedy

    James and Benjy are joined by Shuli Egar and Anthony DeVito to discuss the developing situation surrounding The Interview and North Korea, the democratizing effect of social media and the double edged sword of everyone having an opinion, how political pundits are like pro wrestling managers, and James auditions to officiate the marriage of Anthony's grandmother to her new boyfriend.

    Follow @jameslmattern @thebestofbs @shalomshuli @AnthonyDeVito_ and @standupnylabs.

    Use promo code LUST at www.StandUpNY.com for 2-for-1 tickets to Stand Up NY.

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