THE FRANK

CALIENDO CAST

EPISODES

July 14, 2020
Christopher Titus On Cancel Culture, Calling Out Wrongs Online & A Return Of Decorum

Comedian/Actor/Writer/Director Christopher Titus (@TitusNation) Zoomed in with Frank & John Holmberg (@98KUPD) to talk about organizing projects while dealing with a worldwide pandemic, the proliferation of "Cancel Culture" online, videos of disagreements that go viral online, calling out injustice, stupidity and wrongs online and the hope for a return of decorum very soon. Christopher Titus' […]

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July 7, 2020
Ahmed Ahmed On Touring w/Friends and Heeding The Advice Of Mitzi Shore

Comedian Ahmed Ahmed joined Frank and John Holmberg (@98KUPD) in the Caliendo Cast bunker for a discussion that took place BEFORE Bars & Clubs were shut down in Arizona for a 2nd time. Here the guys talk about coming up in comedy, paying dues, having opinions, dodging criticism and taking sage advice from peers and […]

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June 30, 2020
The Unapologetic Comedy of Writer/Director/Actor/Comedian Steve Byrne

Frank & John Holmberg (@98KUPD) invite multi-talented writer/director/actor/comedian Steve Byrne (@SteveByrneLive) into the caliendocast studio for a discussion about standup in a Covid world, the politics and opinions of comedy and comedians on social media amid a wave of "cancel culture" and childhood memories of migos and the other action figures that populate the studio […]

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June 23, 2020
You Wouldn't Like Frank When He's Angry

Frank & John Holmberg (@98KUPD) gather at the Caliendo studio bunker to discuss how technical issues prior to recording can set off Frank's anger. They talk about the old-timey term 'Fiddlefart' in regard to Toledo (@DickToledo), wearing masks and the current cancel culture's latest targets.

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June 16, 2020
The Return Of Standup w/comedian Chris Porter

Comedy clubs across the country are slowly reopening amid the Coronavirus pandemic with safety measures. What does that mean for comedy? And what does it mean for those performers who make a living being comedic? Frank, John Holmberg (@98kupd), and our guest this week, comedian Chris Porter (@IAmChrisPorter season 4 of NBC's 'Last Comic Standing') […]

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June 9, 2020
The Surprisingly Great Impressions of guest Brad Williams

Frank and John Holmberg (@98KUPD) sit down with comedian Brad Williams (@FunnyBrad), who was in Phoenix to perform at Stand Up Live Comedy Theater now that comedy clubs and nightlife has reopened in the city. The discussion ranged from revelations of new impressions, to talk of fatherhood (Brad has a 5 month old daughter) to […]

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June 1, 2020
Back Live From Frank's Studio Bunker As The Country Protests

Frank & John Holmberg (@98KUPD) recorded this episode LIVE from Frank's home studio for the first time in nearly 3 months and are joined by Scott Long (@ScottComedy) and Shaun Salehi (@doubles30) on Zoom to discuss the events of a wild week and weekend of protests and rioting across the nation in response to the […]

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May 26, 2020
Dealing With Complainers And Thought's On The Nation's First Week Of Reopening

Frank, John Holmberg (@98KUPD), Scott Long (@ScottComedy) and Shaun Salehi (@doubles30) get together for a discussion about dealing with complainers in a viral world, give their thoughts and impressions of the country's first week "back" after being reopened to a degree and talk about the hopeful return of sports.

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May 23, 2020
Major League marketing in the worlds of sports & comics w/Todd McFarlane

When Frank began getting "into" the world of comics he quickly became acquainted with artist and comic book creator/writer Todd McFarlane (@Todd_McFarlane of Image Comics, Spawn, The Amazing Spiderman). So in this episode Frank, joined by John Holmberg (@98KUPD), Scott Long (@Scott Comedy) dialed up Zoom for a conversation on what it's like to create […]

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May 21, 2020
Getting apolitical w/guest actor/comedian Bryan Callen

Frank, John Holmberg (@98KUPD) and Scott Long (@ScottComedy) head to zoom and bring in actor/comedian Bryan Callen (ABC's 'Schooled') for a discussion on artisan coffee, jui-jitsu, tennis and politics. NOT a political conversation about leanings but more a conversation about political history and how important things are on local levels and how easily we can […]

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