The Ronnie & Bo Show

The Best-Worst Podcast You’ve Ever Heard

SPECIAL GUEST: Comedian Andrew Norelli

September 28th, 2018

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The guys wake up comedian Andrew Norelli with their phone call and then he gives them the inside scoop on all things comedy. He's got plenty to share having made numerous late night appearances including with David Letterman, Craig Ferguson, and Jimmy Kimmel. Andrew cracks up Ronnie & Bo telling them about the ins and outs of comedy writing, performing for television audiences versus in clubs or corporate gigs, and what's like to do a Ted Talk!

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SPECIAL GUEST: Comedian Joey Medina

September 27th, 2018

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Ronnie & Bo laugh it up and get some comedy education as they talk with comedian Joey Medina in this episode. One of "The Original Latin Kings of Comedy" along with Cheech Marin, Paul Rodriguez, and George Lopez, Joey has made over 50 television appearances including his own comedy special "Taking Off the Gloves" on Showtime. The guys chat through his boxing background, how he made the move into comedy, and what it's like performing for troops overseas.

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SPECIAL GUEST: Comedian Andrew Sleighter

September 26th, 2018

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Ronnie & Bo laugh through this whole episode with the hilariously laid-back comedian Andrew Sleighter. Andrew performs at clubs and festivals nationwide and made his Late Night debut on Conan. He wrote and blogged for the Sports Show with Norm MacDonald on Comedy Central and performed on NBC's Last Comic Standing. The guys chat with him about comedy, travel life, and getting finding a wife for his buddy Brandt - which is also the subject of Andrew's podcast "Let's Get Brandt Married."

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SPECIAL GUEST: Farmers’ Almanac Editor Peter Geiger

September 25th, 2018

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The guys sit down with Peter Geiger, editor of the Farmers' Almanac, for one of their most fascinating episodes yet. Started back in 1818, the Farmers' Almanac is North America's most trusted source for long-range weather predictions, humor, fun facts, and valuable advice. Peter Geiger is the Alamanac's editor and philomath (lover of learning), and took the reigns from his dad as editor in 1994. He and his work with education has earned Peter national recognition, most notably from President George H.W. Bush. Ronnie & Bo get lessons in weather, history, and helpful life-hacks that will put a smile on your face!

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SPECIAL GUEST: Comedian & Actor Alonzo Bodden

September 24th, 2018

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Ronnie & Bo have the privilege of chatting with comedian and actor Alonzo Bodden! Having won season 3 of NBC's Last Comic Standing and appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and Keenan Ivory Wayans, Alonzo is one of the hardest working comedians today. His TV and Film work include Bringing Down the House with Queen Latifah and Steve Martin, Scary Movie 4, Californication, Fresh Off The Boat, and voice work in Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue. His new album, "Man Overboard," was released earlier this year. The guys talk with Alonzo about how he got his start in comedy, how he's changed over the years, his writing process, and his heart to bridge the racial gap in America.

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SPECIAL GUEST: eNewsAZ Founder Lynne LaMaster

September 21st, 2018

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Ronnie & Bo get schooled by Prescott eNews founder and journalist, Lynne LaMaster! She shares her personal journey into the world of journalism, how she launched the Arizona eNews Network, and stumps the guys with 2 truths & a lie!

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SPECIAL GUEST: Comedian Craig Shoemaker

September 20th, 2018

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The guys buckle up for non-stop laughs with comedian Craig Shoemaker in this hilarious episode. With a comedy career spanning over three decades, known especially for his LoveMaster persona and movie, and regular TV appearances on NBC’s Parks & Recreation and The Bold and the Beautiful on CBS, Craig cracks up audiences wherever he goes. This award winning comedian also founded the company Laughter Heals which exists to improve people’s lives, especially those with illnesses, through the healing power of laughter. Also, get ready for the best-ever Don Knotts impression! HELP THE GUYS WIN A BET WITH CRAIG BY LETTING HIM KNOW YOU LISTENED TO HIM ON OUR PODCAST BY MESSAGING HIM ON INSTAGRAM OR FACEBOOK! @CRAIGSHOE

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SPECIAL GUEST: Comedian Tom Dreesen

September 19th, 2018

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Ronnie & Bo get the privilege of chatting with comedy legend, Tom Dreesen! Having been the comedy opener for many years for Frank Sinatra as well as Sammy Davis Jr. and Smokey Robinson, Dreesen tells some fascinating stories of life with Frank and how he came to one of the pallbearers at Sinatra’s funeral. Tom made over 60 appearances on The Tonight Show and The Late Show with David Letterman, often hosting Letterman’s show as a fill-in for Dave. Dreesen started his comedy career with Tim Reid (of WKRP in Cincinnati fame), making them the first bi-racial stand-up comedy duo in the United States. Tom makes this episode one of the best with his down-to-earth style and real accounts of his out of this world stories.

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THE Ronnie & Bo KIDS TAKEOVER!

September 18th, 2018

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The five Woods and Merrell kids throw a hostile takeover of the Ronnie & Bo Show in this special episode!

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Gesundheit, Ladies & Germs!

September 17th, 2018

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Another round of Canadian or Dead sets the guys off on the wrong foot - and then Ronnie and Bo trade some germ horror stories and remedies.

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Here Lies Ronnie & Bo…

September 14th, 2018

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Ronnie's Daily Dose leaves Bo a little nutty. Then the guys take a gallop through some famous and funny tombstone epitaphs. Their gallop is interrupted by an unexpected, but welcome call from Bo's mom!

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I’m Dying Here

September 13th, 2018

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The Buzz Word is about the only thing that can save the duo from this reflective, morbid, and silly episode looking at the worst ways to die.

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SPECIAL GUEST: Comedian Rocky LaPorte!

September 12th, 2018

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Rocky LaPorte is one of America's most sought-after comedians, having performed in clubs across the nation, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, for the U.S. troops in Iraq with Drew Carey, and on his own specials for Comedy Central, VH1, and Showtime. Rocky was a contestant on NBC's Last Comic Standing, season 8. Ronnie & Bo were honored to chat with Rocky about his start in comedy, his blue-collar upbringing in Chicago, what his Tonight Show standing ovation felt like, and why performing for the troops in the Middle East was so special. Check him out at rockylaporte.com!

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Email & Texting Etiquette Examined!

September 11th, 2018

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Ronnie briefly reflects on his swolen face and ill-fitting shirt while getting to introduce his family to Jay Leno. A Ronnie & Bo Poll takes the guys to the Oscars. And then Bo tries to instruct Ronnie on some annoying practices in email and text messaging etiquette!

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SPECIAL GUEST: Indie Filmmaker Andrew Johnson Schmit

September 10th, 2018

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The guys give a quick update on their upcoming live show at the Prescott Elks Theater and then dive into a fascinating conversation with independent filmmaker and all around creative, Andrew Johnson Schmit. He shares a bit about his 15 year run leading Prescott's Tsunami On The Square and then schools the guys on what it takes to write, direct, and produce films.

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Ronnie Gets Revenge Testing Bo’s Personality

September 7th, 2018

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Bo is flustered by today's installment of Who Said It. Then Ronnie tries to diagnosis Bo's personality disease without getting affected himself.

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Bo Gives Ronnie a Personality Test!

September 6th, 2018

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Ronnie & Bo can't even understand the pronunciation on today's Buzz Word - so Bo puts Ronnie through a battery of questions to discover Ronnie's personality profile.

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SPECIAL GUEST: Writer & Filmmaker Randall Dark

September 5th, 2018

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After a short romp into the territory of Canadian or Dead, Ronnie & Bo do their very first over-the-phone interview with Randall P. Dark, legendary pioneer of in the field of High Definition, founder of HD Vision, writer, director, director, and filmmaker. He shares stories of working with Harry Connick Jr., Willie Nelson, Cloris Leachman and even the United Nations 50th Anniversary Celebration. The guys ask him about a couple of his children's books including the upcoming Easter Frog: The Brains Behind the Bunny.

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Ronnie & Bo Go Double Platinum

September 4th, 2018

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Ronnie & Bo swap some stories about some popular music throughout the decades and some friends daring enough to brave the music biz.

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