The Frank Caliendo Cast

The Frank Caliendo Cast


Latest Episodes

Episode 68: Tik Tok Comedians vs. Mimics, Standing By Friends When Allegations Fly
August 04, 2020

Frank, John Holmberg (@98KUPD) and producer Dick Toledo (@DickToledo) head to the Caliendo bunker studio this week to talk about the potential banning of Tik Tok in the U.S. and whether some of the app's most famous users are actually comedians doing orig

Episode 67: 'Of The Apes', Creative Cursing & The Return Of Scott Long on Sports!
July 28, 2020

Frank, John Holmberg (@98KUPD) and producer Dick Toledo (@DickToledo) assemble to discuss the terminology of The Planet Of The Apes and fitting in the phrase 'Of The Apes' with many current things going on right now in the country as well as wish John a H

Episode 66: Anger, Racism & How Viral Phone Videos Have Made Us All More Tribal
July 21, 2020

Frank & John gather in the Caliendo Studio bunker for discussion and commentary on where things are with the pandemic outbreak on the west coast. How a recent spate of viral confrontation videos involving mask wearing, racism & politics are pointing out h

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