The Frank Caliendo Cast

The Frank Caliendo Cast


Latest Episodes

Episode 65: Christopher Titus On Cancel Culture, Calling Out Wrongs Online & A Return Of Decorum
July 15, 2020

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

Episode 64: Ahmed Ahmed On Touring w/Friends and Heeding The Advice Of Mitzi Shore
July 07, 2020

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 opin

Episode 63: The Unapologetic Comedy of Writer/Director/Actor/Comedian Steve Byrne
June 30, 2020

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 me

Episode 62: You Wouldn't Like Frank When He's Angry
June 23, 2020

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 cur

Episode 61: The Return Of Standup w/comedian Chris Porter
June 16, 2020

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 gu

Episode 60: The Surprisingly Great Impressions of guest Brad Williams
June 09, 2020

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

Episode 59: Back Live From Frank's Studio Bunker As The Country Protests
June 01, 2020

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

Episode 58: Dealing With Complainers And Thought's On The Nation's Reopening
May 26, 2020

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 reope

Episode 57: Major League marketing in the worlds of sports & comics w/Todd McFarlane
May 23, 2020

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 (@

Episode 56: Getting apolitical w/guest Actor/Comedian Bryan Callen
May 21, 2020

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