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Comedian Turner Sparks just got married and has moved home to America after twelve years living in China. Writer Michael Kaplan has two kids, a wife, a job and has spent his entire life in the USA. Neither one can figure their country out.

Turner Sparks and Michael Kaplan


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    Minister Marco: Mexico's Largest Corruption Scandal Ever I 196

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 56:16

    Comedian Minister Marco joins Turner Sparks and Michael Ira Kaplan from his home in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico to talk about the largest presidential corruption scandal in his country's history. Emilio Lozoya, a disgraced former international affairs co-ordinator for Mexico's ex-President Enrique Pena Nieto as well as the head of oil company Pemex, has been accused of taking bribes and has a warrant out for his arrest. In retaliation, Lozoya has released documents implicating many of Mexico's top government officials and three former presidents in the scandal. Minister Marco tours the world performing comedy and has appeared on Nextflix, Amazon Prime and more: https://www.ministermarco.com/ Subscribe to this podcast: http://www.LostInAmericaPod.com ( https://www.turnersparks.com/lost-in-america-podcast ) This show is 100% supported by listeners like you. Join them and for $5 a month get three extra episodes a week at: https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmerica Watch and Subscribe To Our Youtube Page: Click Here ( https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4Gzdscw ) Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    #69: Author Adam Valen Levinson - The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 75:31

    Adam Valen Levinson (@a_v_levinson), author of The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah is on the podcast today with a cautionary tale of becoming addicted to traveling to increasingly dangerous countries that don't like Jews. It turns out, they don't all think Jews are so bad and our preconceived notions of places like Afghanistan, Syria and Somalia aren't 100% accurate. Also, Turner (@TurnerBSparks) checks in with Kaplan (@KapInAmerica) from Hanoi, Vietnam to tell him about the riot he was swept up in while walking through Saigon. This episode is brought to you by Ense, available here: https://ense.nyc/ Get tickets here to see Turner Sparks Saturday, Feb. 3 at Kung Fu Komedy Club in Shanghai: http://www.tryclearcut.com/event/utdGkG06 For all future dates including Feb. 10 in Beijing go to www.TurnerSparks.com Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Mohammed Magdi on The UAE-Israel Deal: What Happens Next? I 195

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 53:03

    Egyptian Comedian Mohammed Magdi joins Turner Sparks and Michael Ira Kaplan to discuss what the UAE-Israel deal means for the Arab world going forward and why winning the hearts of the government and the people are two separate things. Mohammed tours the world performing comedy and most recently appeared on Comedy Central Arabia's "Stand Up!" in Dubai. https://www.mohammedmagdi.com/ Subscribe to this podcast: http://www.LostInAmericaPod.com ( https://www.turnersparks.com/lost-in-america-podcast ) Listen to Turner and Kap Tuesday - Friday on "Live From The Bunker": https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmerica Watch and Subscribe To Our Youtube Page: Click Here ( https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4Gzdscw? ) Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    #120: Danielle Chang - The Host of Lucky Chow aka The Person Who Put Kap and Turner on TV

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 74:15

    Turner and Kaplan welcome television host and entrepreneur Danielle Chang (@DanielleChang) to the show to talk about their recent appearance on her show, Lucky Chow (www.LuckyChow.org). Danielle is the founder of the Asian food festival LuckyRice and the executive producer/ host of Lucky Chow on PBS, Amazon Prime and Saudi Airlines TV. This episode is brought to you by Ense, available at www.Ense.NYC. For a year of unlimited live comedy shows go to www.getlaughpass.com. Input "LostInAmerica" at checkout for $20 off your order. For all of Turner Sparks' tour dates go to www.TurnerSparks.com. For all episodes of this podcast, including last week's Heart Attack Pod go to www.LostInAmericaPod.com Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    #68: Paul Johnson - Mormon Mission to Germany

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 72:22

    Comedian Paul Johnson (@thegoodgreatsby) spent two years in Germany on a Mormon mission way back in his youth. No longer a Mormon, Paul tells the Turner Sparks (@TurnerBSparks) and Michael Kaplan (@KapInAmerica) all the details of the mission and why he has no regrets. Also, for the intro to the show Turner is in Hong Kong and calls Kap for their first successful remote pod. Enjoy! This episode is brought to you by Ense, available at www.ense.nyc. Turner Sparks is recording his first live comedy album at Kung Fu Komedy Club in Shanghai on Feb. 3, get tickets here: http://www.kungfukomedy.com/shows/turner-feb-03/ Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Nataly Aukar on The Beirut Blast: A Perfect Mess l 194

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 61:25

    Comedian Nataly Aukar was born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon and still has all of her immediate family there. As she attempts to explain the reason for why and how 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate was left unattended for almost seven years in downtown Beirut, she gives Turner and Kap a history of the country's inept government and once culturally thriving capital city. To donate to the rebuilding efforts in Beirut go to https://helplebanon.carrd.co/ and also check out Nataly on Instagram @NatYourColor. Subscribe to this podcast: http://www.LostInAmericaPod.com ( https://www.turnersparks.com/lost-in-america-podcast ) Listen to Turner and Kap Tuesday - Friday on "Live From The Bunker": https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmerica Watch and Subscribe To Our Youtube Page: Click Here ( https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4Gzdscw? ) Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Chino Liao in The Philippines: Duterte's Russian Vaccine For Covid I 193

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 54:18

    Comedian Chino Liao joins Turner Sparks and Michael Ira Kaplan from his home in Quezon City, Philippines to give a crash course on President Duterte's rise to power, the new Russian vaccine and Point of View Comedy in his country. Check out Chino's group Comedy Manila and his podcast Class Clown ( https://open.spotify.com/show/5TULfOKLCw7LRuDKBqv0hV?si=JVHdPiReQQ-_BQ9CShrP_Q ) on Spotify. Watch + Subscribe To Lost In America on Youtube: Click Here ( https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4Gzdscw? ) Listen to "Live From The Bunker" on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmerica Follow our Instagram: Click Here ( https://www.instagram.com/lostinamericapod ) Find Everything on our Website: www.LostInAmericaPod.com ( https://www.turnersparks.com/lost-in-america-podcast ) Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    #67: Playwright Jeremy Kareken - Cuban Libertarians and James Lipton

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 68:02

    Playwright Jeremy Kareken (@KarekenJ) is a true modern day renaissance man. He has had his plays produced all over the world, he wrote for Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson in his 2012 and 2016 presidential campaigns, he recently got mixed up with the Cuban Libertarian Party and for the last 17 years he has worked on "Inside the Actors Studio" with James Lipton. This man has lived a thousand lives. We get about 500 of them told on this episode. Enjoy! This episode is brought to you by Ense, available here: https://ense.nyc/ For all episodes go to www.LostInAmericaPod.com Turner Sparks is touring Asia, for all dates and ticketing info go to www.TurnerSparks.com. For tickets to Jan 19-20 in Hong Kong email jami@takeoutcomedy.com Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Sonja Pikart: Who Will Be Germany's Next Chancellor? I 245

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 59:52

    German comedian Sonja Pikart joins us from her home in Vienna, Austria to explain why all three major candidates in Germany's upcoming election are tragically flawed. From a painfully boring center-left dude, to the Green Party candidate who is a known plagiarist, to the heir apparent to Angela Merkel who laughs at tragedies on TV, nobody is looking good. Find out more about Sonja at her website: https://www.sonjapikart.com/Lost In America is hosted by us AKA Turner Sparks and Michael Ira Kaplan. This episode is brought to you by all 52 of our Patreon subscribers. Join them in supporting the pod for $5/ month. Beyond the satisfaction of making the Lost In America podcast possible, you will get our other 30-min comedy podcast "Live From The Bunker" three times a week. Do it here and we'll give you a shout out on next week's pod: https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmericaWatch and Subscribe To Our Youtube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4GzdscwThis show is proudly part of the World's Smartest Podcast Network. Go to www.WorldsSmartestPodcastNetwork.com for all of our shows.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Misha Kalhin on The Rigged Belarus Election: Chaos Reigns I 192

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 50:47

    Misha Kalhin calls from his home in Minks as protesters and rioters throughout Belarus challenge the results of the recent presidential election. The internet has been shut down by the government for the past three days, the opposition candidate has fled the country and the previous opposition candidates are still in prison. It's total chaos. http://mishakalhin.com/ Subscribe to this podcast: http://www.LostInAmericaPod.com ( https://www.turnersparks.com/lost-in-america-podcast ) Listen to Turner and Kap Tuesday - Friday on "Live From The Bunker": https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmerica Watch and Subscribe To Our Youtube Page: Click Here ( https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4Gzdscw? ) Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Russian Dogs Explode in Outer Space & A Future Without Traffic Jams? I World's Smartest Podcast Roundtable

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 78:32

    We get back together with the World's Smartest Podcast Network gang of Andrew Heaton and Dr. Andrea Jones-Rooy for another roundtable. This week we discuss the possibility of less traffic due to permanent remote working, the extension of the child tax credit, rich people islands and exploding Russian space dogs. Oh also, Kaplan is drunk and high during the intro. Get tickets to see Turner Sparks and Andrew Heaton live on Sept. 16, 2021 in Dallas, Texas here: https://www.prekindle.com/event/18983-turner-sparks-and-andrew-heaton-dallasCheck out the World's Smartest Podcast Network brand new website here: https://www.worldssmartestpodcastnetwork.com/Lost In America is hosted by us AKA Turner Sparks and Michael Ira Kaplan. This episode is brought to you by all 54 of our Patreon subscribers. Join them in supporting the pod for $5/ month. Beyond the satisfaction of making the Lost In America podcast possible, you will get our other 30-min comedy podcast "Live From The Bunker" three times a week. Do it here and we'll give you a shout out on next week's pod: https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmericaSubscribe to Dr. Andrea Jones-Rooy's show "Ask A Political Scientist" here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ask-a-political-scientist/id1534440528Subscribe to Andrew Heaton's "The Political Orphanage" here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-political-orphanage/id1439837349Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Andy Curtain: Australia is Back in Lockdown I 244

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 58:27

    After having multiple lockdowns, shutting off the country to foreigners and restricting travel between states, Australians have done everything possible to stop COVID and yet they are now experiencing their biggest outbreak ever. Faced with another winter of harsh lockdowns, Australians are beginning to protest and everyone in wondering if it's all even been worth it. Australian comedian Andy Curtain (and Turner's former business partner at Kung Fu Komedy) is here to weigh in and give us an inside look at the two weeks he just spent in a quarantine hotel with his family as he returned to Australia from his life abroad. Follow Andy at Instagram.com/AndyCurtain.Lost In America is hosted by us AKA Turner Sparks and Michael Ira Kaplan. This episode is brought to you by all 50 of our Patreon subscribers. Join them in supporting the pod for $5/ month. Beyond the satisfaction of making the Lost In America podcast possible, you will get our other 30-min comedy podcast "Live From The Bunker" three times a week. Do it here and we'll give you a shout out on next week's pod: https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmericaWatch and Subscribe To Our Youtube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4GzdscwThis show is proudly part of the World's Smartest Podcast Network. Go to www.WorldsSmartestPodcastNetwork.com for all of our shows.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Jared Freid: Traveling in China & Dating in 2018 I 66

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 72:03

    The J-Train, comedian Jared Freid (@Jtrain56) joins the guys to talk about his trip in 2016 to do comedy in China as well as his new dating advice podcast "U Up?" on Itunes. Jared also hosts the popular J-Train Podcast on Itunes and tours the country doing comedy. This episode is brought to you by Ense, available here: https://ense.nyc/. Turner Sparks is currently on tour in New Mexico and then Asia. All dates are available at www.TurnerSparks.com For all podcast episodes go to www.LostInAmericaPod.com Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Kavin Jay: Malaysia's Prime Minister Steps Down I 243

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 59:28

    The Malaysian Prime Minister has stepped down and comedian Kavin Jay joins us today from his home in Kuala Lumpur to tell us why it happened and who might take over next. Along the way he catches us up on the key figures in Malaysian politics including Najib Razak, a former Prime Minister who is currently facing 14 years in prison but is still a member of Parliament, Anwar Ibrahim, a Prime Minister hopeful who was imprisoned in the 90's for sodomy and Muhyiddin Yassin who is currently the Prime Minister yet has never actually been elected. Please follow Kavin Jay at https://www.kavinjay.com/, check out his Netflix Comedy Special "Every Body Calm Down" and listen to his podcast The Macha Men.Lost In America is hosted by us AKA Turner Sparks and Michael Ira Kaplan. This episode is brought to you by all 50 of our Patreon subscribers. Join them in supporting the pod for $5/ month. Beyond the satisfaction of making the Lost In America podcast possible, you will get our other 30-min comedy podcast "Live From The Bunker" three times a week. Do it here and we'll give you a shout out on next week's pod: https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmericaWatch and Subscribe To Our Youtube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4GzdscwThis show is proudly part of the World's Smartest Podcast Network. Go to www.WorldsSmartestPodcastNetwork.com for all of our shows.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Ben Frank Does Stand-Up In Wuhan I 191

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 67:46

    Shanghai-based comedian Ben Frank was just the first person to headline the comedy club in Wuhan, China since the city gave birth to the COVID-19 pandemic. Today he gives us the whole story. http://www.benfrankcomedy.com/ Subscribe to this podcast: http://www.LostInAmericaPod.com Listen to Turner and Kap Tuesday - Friday on "Live From The Bunker": https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmerica Subscribe To Our Youtube Page: Click Here ( https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4Gzdscw? ) Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Francisco Ramos: Will Venezuela Have Fair Elections Soon? I 242

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 60:01

    Francisco Ramos from Last Comic Standing, the animated film Rio and SHAMELESS on Netflix joins us to talk about his home country of Venezuela. After two decades of Hugo Chavez and now eight years of President/ Dictator Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela is beaten down economically and socially, and desperate for some kind of change. We talk about how to country got to this point and what the upcoming Mexico summit between Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido might mean for future free elections. Check out Francisco's HBO Max short-film ZOO ANIMALS, and for more info go here: https://franciscoeramos.com/Lost In America is hosted by us AKA Turner Sparks and Michael Ira Kaplan. This episode is brought to you by all 50 of our Patreon subscribers. Join them in supporting the pod for $5/ month. Beyond the satisfaction of making the Lost In America podcast possible, you will get our other 30-min comedy podcast "Live From The Bunker" three times a week. Do it here and we'll give you a shout out on next week's pod: https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmericaWatch and Subscribe To Our Youtube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4GzdscwThis show is proudly part of the World's Smartest Podcast Network. Go to www.WorldsSmartestPodcastNetwork.com for all of our shows.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Tanael Joachim: Haiti's President Murdered - What Happens Now? I 241

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 54:25

    On July 7th the President of Haiti was assassinated by a group of 20+ mercenaries while sleeping inside his home. The killers managed to get into his gated community, past his bodyguards and into his home without any resistance, and curiously none of his bodyguards were injured. Who were these men? Who was behind the killing? Who is in charge of the country now?Haitian comedian Tanael Joachim (TJ) joins us today to answer as many of those questions as he can, and for the questions with no answers he makes a few guesses. Check out TJ at https://www.tanaeljoachim.com/ and watch his comedy special "January 3rd" on Amazon Prime.Lost In America is hosted by us AKA Turner Sparks and Michael Ira Kaplan. This episode is brought to you by all 53 of our Patreon subscribers. Join them in supporting the pod for $5/ month. Beyond the satisfaction of making the Lost In America podcast possible, you will get our other 30-min comedy podcast "Live From The Bunker" three times a week. Do it here and we'll give you a shout out on next week's pod: https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmericaWatch and Subscribe To Our Youtube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4GzdscwThis show is proudly part of the World's Smartest Podcast Network. Go to www.WorldsSmartestPodcastNetwork.com for all of our shows.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Alexis Guerreros: Cuban Protests Explained I 240

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 55:29

    On July 11 Cubans took to the streets in over 50 towns and cities to protest their oppressive government. Fed up with a lack of food, poor health care, a growing Covid pandemic and more, people are risking their lives to speak up in the hopes that something will change. Almost immediately protestors were beaten, arrested and made to disappear while a disinformation campaign was launched to convince people in the US to side with the Cuban government. Here to fill us in on the details and tell us what might happen next is Cuban American comedian Alexis Guerreros. Alexis is the host of The Cooligans on Fubo Sports Network and Kicking It on Complex. Check out Alexis here: http://www.alexisguerreros.com/.Lost In America is hosted by us AKA Turner Sparks and Michael Ira Kaplan. Get Tickets to the World's Smartest Podcast Network's LIVE SHOW at Stand Up NY comedy club (July 31, 6pm) here: https://standupny.laughstub.com/event.cfm?cart&id=546107This episode is also brought to you by all 53 of our Patreon subscribers. Join them in supporting the pod for $5/ month. Beyond the satisfaction of making the Lost In America podcast possible, you will get our other 30-min comedy podcast "Live From The Bunker" three times a week. Do it here and we'll give you a shout out on next week's pod: https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmericaWatch and Subscribe To Our Youtube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4GzdscwThis show is proudly part of the World's Smartest Podcast Network. Go to www.WorldsSmartestPodcastNetwork.com for all of our shows.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Isak Jansson on Sweden's Covid Strategy: Did It Work? I 190

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 59:33

    Comedian Isak Jansson calls in from Stockholm to educate the guys on how his country never went into lockdown, never implemented a mask rule, socially distanced by only 5 feet and somehow is already past the worst of the pandemic. Frankly it defies all logic. http://isakjansson.com/english.html Subscribe To Our Youtube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4Gzdscw Listen to Turner and Kap Tuesday - Friday on "Live From The Bunker": https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmerica Subscribe To This Show: http://www.LostInAmericaPod.com Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Turner Goes to Super Jewish Brooklyn I 239

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 43:21

    For their week off Kap and Turner release a recent episode from their full-throttle comedy podcast "Live From the Bunker", available at www.patreon.com/LostInAmerica. In this episode, Turner gets lost in Brooklyn's Hasidic Jewish neighborhood and Kaplan happily answers every question that came out of Turner's adventure. Lost In America is hosted by us AKA Turner Sparks and Michael Ira Kaplan. Get Tickets to the World's Smartest Podcast Network's LIVE SHOW at Stand Up NY comedy club (July 31, 6pm) here: https://standupny.laughstub.com/event.cfm?cart&id=546107This episode is also brought to you by all 53 of our Patreon subscribers. Join them in supporting the pod for $5/ month. Beyond the satisfaction of making the Lost In America podcast possible, you will get our other 30-min comedy podcast "Live From The Bunker" three times a week. Do it here and we'll give you a shout out on next week's pod: https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmericaWatch and Subscribe To Our Youtube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4GzdscwThis show is proudly part of the World's Smartest Podcast Network. Go to www.WorldsSmartestPodcastNetwork.com for all of our shows.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Ester Steinberg: Giving Birth During Covid in NY I 189

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 69:58

    Ester Steinberg gave birth at New York Presbyterian Hospital during the hight of NYC's COVID outbreak. From the lamaze classes on Zoom to the mommy corona tests, Ester tells all. Follow her on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ester.steinberg/?hl=en Listen to Turner and Kap Tuesday - Friday on "Live From The Bunker": https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmerica Subscribe to Lost In America on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4Gzdscw/featured? Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Graham Kay: Why are Canadians Burning Churches? I 238

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 59:10

    Ten churches in Canada were burned down on July 1 of this year, purposefully coinciding with the yearly celebration of Canada Day. The arson was meant to call attention to the thousands of unmarked graves of First Nations (Canada's Native Americans) children that have been found outside of Canada's notorious residential schools for indigenous children. Here to connect the dots and help us figure out what can be done about all of this is Canada's finest comedian Graham Kay. Check him out on tour this year and listen to The Edge Lords Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-edge-lords/id1550671795Lost In America is hosted by us AKA Turner Sparks and Michael Ira Kaplan. Get Tickets to the World's Smartest Podcast Network's LIVE SHOW at Stand Up NY comedy club (July 31, 6pm) here: https://standupny.laughstub.com/event.cfm?cart&id=546107This episode is also brought to you by all 53 of our Patreon subscribers. Join them in supporting the pod for $5/ month. Beyond the satisfaction of making the Lost In America podcast possible, you will get our other 30-min comedy podcast "Live From The Bunker" three times a week. Do it here and we'll give you a shout out on next week's pod: https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmericaWatch and Subscribe To Our Youtube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4GzdscwThis show is proudly part of the World's Smartest Podcast Network. Go to www.WorldsSmartestPodcastNetwork.com for all of our shows.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    #65: The New York Times' Jonah Kessel Went to North Korea

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 76:07

    New York Times video journalist Jonah Kessel (@Jonah_Kessel) joins Turner Sparks (@TurnerBSparks) and The Artist Formerly Known as Mustache Kap (@KapInAmerica) to kick off 2018 by telling them about the insane trip he just took to North Korea with the New York Times. Jonah was on the ground speaking with government officials, school children and anyone else they specifically directed him to speak to. This episode is NUTS. Two more fun facts, Jonah spent a couple of years working at the China Daily Newspaper in Beijing and is a distant relative of Kaplan. All episodes at www.LostInAmericaPod.com This episode is brought to you by Ense: https://ense.nyc/ Turner will be doing stand up comedy in New Mexico, Philadelphia, Connecticut, New York City and all over Asia between Jan-March of 2018. All of his dates and ticketing info are available at www.TurnerSparks.com Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Saku Yanagawa: Why Japanese People Don't Want The Olympics I 237

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 57:13

    Japanese comedian Saku Yanagawa joins Lost In America to explain to us why 80% of Japanese people don't want the Olympics to happen in their country this summer, and the fifteen billion reasons why they are going to happen anyway. Saku Yanagawa was named Comedian of the Year in Japan for 2017 and 2018. He is now based in Chicago, Illinois. Check him out here: http://sakuyanagawa.com/Lost In America is hosted by us AKA Turner Sparks and Michael Ira Kaplan. Get Tickets to the World's Smartest Podcast Network's LIVE SHOW at Stand Up NY comedy club (July 31, 6pm) here: https://standupny.laughstub.com/event.cfm?cart&id=546107This episode is also brought to you by all 52 of our Patreon subscribers. Join them in supporting the pod for $5/ month. Beyond the satisfaction of making the Lost In America podcast possible, you will get our other 30-min comedy podcast "Live From The Bunker" three times a week. Do it here and we'll give you a shout out on next week's pod: https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmericaWatch and Subscribe To Our Youtube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4GzdscwThis show is proudly part of the World's Smartest Podcast Network. Go to www.WorldsSmartestPodcastNetwork.com for all of our shows.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Anton Tymoshenko: How is Ukraine's Comedian President Doing? I 236

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 68:26

    Two years ago Ukraine elected comedian Volodymyr Zelensky to be President of their country. With zero experience in politics Zelensky immediately had to deal with war threats from Putin in Russia, oligarchs in his own country vying for his attention and of course the infamous call with Trump. Today we check in with another Ukrainian comedian, Anton Tymoshenko, to get an honest assessment of how Zelensky has done so far and what might be in his future. Follow him on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/anton_tymoshenkoLost In America is hosted by us AKA Turner Sparks and Michael Ira Kaplan. Get Tickets to the World's Smartest Podcast Network's LIVE SHOW at Stand Up NY comedy club (July 31, 6pm) here: https://standupny.laughstub.com/event.cfm?cart&id=546107This episode is also brought to you by all 51 of our Patreon subscribers. Join them in supporting the pod for $5/ month. Beyond the satisfaction of making the Lost In America podcast possible, you will get our other 30-min comedy podcast "Live From The Bunker" three times a week. Do it here and we'll give you a shout out on next week's pod: https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmericaWatch and Subscribe To Our Youtube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4GzdscwThis show is proudly part of the World's Smartest Podcast Network. Go to www.WorldsSmartestPodcastNetwork.com for all of our shows.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Mike Cannon: NYC Comedy During Covid I 188

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 65:32

    NYC Comedian Mike Cannon performed in a parking lot in Queens recently and has two shows in Central Park coming up. The guys talk about the state of NY comedy as shows pop up in parks, parking lots and empty lots across New York City while clubs remain closed. Watch Mike's new stand-up special "Life Begins" on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e96PGxRQunE -Listen to Turner and Kap Tuesday - Friday on "Live From The Bunker": https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmerica -To watch Turner Sparks perform comedy live on Zoom every Friday go to https://www.turnersparks.com/ -Video From This Episode: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4Gzdscw/featured? Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Daniel Pomerantz: Israel's New Prime Minister is Who? I 235

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 62:49

    Benjamin Netanyahu is out, a new coalition government of moderates, far right wing types and Arab Israelis is in. What does this mean for the Arab world? How do these factions work together? How long will it last? Daniel Pomerantz from Honest Reporting in Tel Aviv, Israel joins us this week with all of the answers. Follow Daniel on Twitter: https://twitter.com/danielspeaksupLost In America is hosted by us AKA Turner Sparks and Michael Ira Kaplan. Get Tickets to the World's Smartest Podcast Network's LIVE SHOW at Stand Up NY comedy club (July 31, 6pm) here: https://standupny.laughstub.com/event.cfm?cart&id=546107This episode is also brought to you by all 51 of our Patreon subscribers. Join them in supporting the pod for $5/ month. Beyond the satisfaction of making the Lost In America podcast possible, you will get our other 30-min comedy podcast "Live From The Bunker" three times a week. Do it here and we'll give you a shout out on next week's pod: https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmericaWatch and Subscribe To Our Youtube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4GzdscwThis show is proudly part of the World's Smartest Podcast Network. Go to www.WorldsSmartestPodcastNetwork.com for all of our shows.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Oscar Montoya: Why Is Colombia Protesting? I 234

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 52:27

    Nationwide protests broke out in Colombia on April 28, 2021 and still have not stopped. A combination of the government's bad pandemic response, a poor healthcare system and an untimely tax hike sent opponents of President Ivan Duque Marquez to the streets. Here to explain why the protests are still happening and what might happen next is Colombian comedian Oscar Montoya. Check out his podcast Spanish Aqui Presents here: https://www.earwolf.com/show/spanish-aqui-presents/.Lost In America is hosted by us AKA Turner Sparks and Michael Ira Kaplan. Get Tickets to the World's Smartest Podcast Network's LIVE SHOW at Stand Up NY comedy club (July 31, 6pm) here: https://standupny.laughstub.com/event.cfm?cart&id=546107This episode is also brought to you by all 51 of our Patreon subscribers. Join them in supporting the pod for $5/ month. Beyond the satisfaction of making the Lost In America podcast possible, you will get our other 30-min comedy podcast "Live From The Bunker" three times a week. Do it here and we'll give you a shout out on next week's pod: https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmericaWatch and Subscribe To Our Youtube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4GzdscwThis show is proudly part of the World's Smartest Podcast Network. Go to www.WorldsSmartestPodcastNetwork.com for all of our shows.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    David Kau: South Africa's Post-Apartheid Growing Pains I 233

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 66:21

    South Africa's legendary comedian David Kau joins the guy to explain the corruption charges against former South African President Jacob Zuma, and along the way catch them up on his country's history since apartheid ended in 1994. David Kau was a pioneering black comedian in South Africa when he started his career in the mid-1990s and is listed as an inspiration for every major comedian that has come out of the country since. Since 2004 he has ran the wildly successful "Blacks Only" comedy tour that brings black comedians to black audiences throughout South Africa. Follow him on Twitter: https://twitter.com/davidkau1, Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DavidKauComedian and YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/MrDavidKauLost In America is hosted by us AKA Turner Sparks and Michael Ira Kaplan.This episode is also brought to you by all 51 of our Patreon subscribers. Join them in supporting the pod for $5/ month. Beyond the satisfaction of making the Lost In America podcast possible, you will get our other 30-min comedy podcast "Live From The Bunker" three times a week. Do it here and we'll give you a shout out on next week's pod: https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmericaWatch and Subscribe To Our Youtube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4GzdscwThis show is proudly part of the World's Smartest Podcast Network. Go to www.WorldsSmartestPodcastNetwork.com for all of our shows.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    James Mattern in Vegas: The Commissioner of Comedy I 187

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 66:23

    James Mattern is the best emcee in New York City and now the self-appointed Commissioner of Comedy. This week Turner and Kap ask him to lay down rulings on questions like "Should there be a comedy bubble?", "Should comedians start a union?" and more. Subscribe to James' podcast "The Commissioner of Comedy": https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-commissioner-of-comedy-with-james-mattern/id1511831048 For all episodes of Lost In America go to https://www.turnersparks.com/lost-in-america-podcast Subscribe to our Youtube Channel and watch the full video from this interview: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4Gzdscw Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    #64: Lost In America Awards Show - 2017

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 78:33

    Turner Sparks (@TurnerBSparks) and Mustache Kaplan (@KapInAmerica) look back at the year that was for Lost In America. The guys hand out awards including "Best Rant", "Best Billion Dollar Idea", "Best Hot Take" and of course "Best American Loser of the Year". Thank you to all of the listeners in 2017, everyone who has helped this podcast grow by 10 times this year and of course Ense! Ense is an App, available here: https://ense.nyc/. Turner Sparks will be performing at Stand Up NY on Jan. 9 in NYC. Get Tickets Here: https://standupny.com/buy-tickets/ All other tour dates including New Mexico, Asia, Philadelphia and Connecticut are at www.TurnerSparks.com. For all podcast episodes, information and pictures go to www.LostInAmericaPod.com Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Jeremy Kareken Has Covid Immunity: Mr. Antibodies I 186

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 61:50

    Playwright Jeremy Kareken contracted COVID-19 in early February in New York City and now donates his plasma to give antibodies to current patients. Kareken talks about all of that plus the future of his Broadway play "Lifespan of a Fact" as it travels around the world. -Listen to Turner and Kap Tuesday - Friday on "Live From The Bunker": https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmerica -To watch Turner Sparks perform comedy live on Zoom every Friday go to https://www.turnersparks.com/ -Video From This Episode: https://www.turnersparks.com/lost-in-america-podcast Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    #119: Kaplan Had a Heart Attack

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 86:34

    After almost a month long break the guys are back for the Season 1 finale with the 90 minute story of Kaplan's heart attack. From the first moment of pain in a hotel room in Vermont all the way through to Kaplan's newfound ability to get out of any commitment, the guys go through it all. This episode is brought to you by Ense, available at www. Ense.nyc See you soon for the start of Season 2! For all episodes go to www.LostInAmericaPod.com Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Usama Siddiquee on America's Got Talent I 185

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 73:38

    From getting a standing ovation on America's Got Talent to being the face of a New York Times article on an illegal comedy show, Usama Siddiquee has had a hell of a month. Today he joins Kaplan and Turner to talk about all of it. Follow Usama at http://www.usamastandsup.com/ and listen to his podcast Mango Bae. -Listen to Turner and Kap Tuesday - Friday on "Live From The Bunker": https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmerica -To watch Turner Sparks perform comedy live on Zoom every Friday go to https://www.turnersparks.com/ -Video From This Episode: https://www.turnersparks.com/lost-in-america-podcast Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    #63: Ronny Chieng - The Most Foreign Guy in Asia/ Most Asian Guy in America

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 93:44

    The Daily Show correspondent Ronny Chieng (@RonnyChieng) joins Turner Sparks (@TurnerBSparks) and Michael Kaplan (@KapInAmerica) to talk about his childhood between Malaysia/ Singapore and the US, his comedy life in Australia and his current job on The Daily Show. They go deep into the pros and cons of expat life in Asia and Ronny tells the guys why he doesn't like Australians who live in Hong Kong. Turner has a show TONIGHT (Dec. 20, 2017) with the Kung Fu Komedy crew at New York Comedy Club, get tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/international-stories-from-traveling-comedians-tickets-37780937802?aff=kfknycwebsite Turner will spend the first three months of 2018 in New Mexico, Philly, Connecticut and all over Asia. All dates here: www.TurnerSparks.com For all podcast episodes go to www.LostInAmericaPod.com This episode is brought to you by Ense, available here: https://ense.nyc/ Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Daniel Pomerantz in Israel's Quarantine l 184

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 69:09

    Daniel Pomerantz of Honest Reporting checks-in from Jerusalem to tell the guys what successes and challenges they have had with re-opening amidst COVID-19 in Israel. Follow Daniel on Twitter: https://twitter.com/danielspeaksup Listen to Turner and Kap Tuesday - Friday on "Live From The Bunker": https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmerica To watch Turner Sparks perform comedy live on Zoom every Friday go to https://www.turnersparks.com/ For all episodes of this show go to https://www.turnersparks.com/lost-in-america-podcast Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Jorge Castellanos in Shanghai: How China Beat Corona I 183

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 67:43

    American comedian Jorge Castellanos joins the guys from his home in Shanghai to discuss the 14-hour, state mandated Corona testing process he went through when returning from the US to China in March. Follow Jorge on Twitter @Jorge_Cast Listen to Turner and Kap every Tuesday-Friday on "Live From the Bunker", The World's #1 Quarantine Podcast by subscribing at https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmerica https://www.instagram.com/lostinamericapod/ ( https://www.instagram.com/lostinamericapod/ ) Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Larry the Cable Guy in Nebraska: Extreme Social Distancing I 182

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 64:50

    Larry the Cable Guy calls Turner and Kaplan from his home in Lincoln, Nebraska to talk comedy after Corona, his opinions of the virus and what its like to do comedy for a crowd of over 50,000 people. Follow Larry on Twitter: https://twitter.com/GitRDoneLarry Watch his new special "Remain Seated" on Amazon Prime Get a signed copy of Turner Sparks' debut comedy album "Live From the Friars Club" on GitRDone Records: https://www.turnersparks.com/buy-my-album Listen to Turner and Kap every Tuesday-Friday on "Live From the Bunker", The World's #1 Quarantine Podcast by subscribing at www.Patreon.com/LostInAmerica https://www.instagram.com/lostinamericapod/ Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    #62 - Adrian Minkowicz - Argentinian Comedian

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 67:26

    Argentinian comedian Adrian Minkowicz (@adrianminkowicz) hangs out with the guys to talk football aka soccer in his home country, his path from lawyer in Buenos Aires to comedian in New York and his tango dancing past. Before that, Turner Sparks (@TurnerBSparks) and Kaplan (@KapInAmerica) begin the show by recapping the live pod one last time and trying to figure out how people cheat on taxes in today's world. This episode is brought to you by Ense, available in the App Store: https://ense.nyc/ Turner will be performing at Bier Baron Tavern in Washington DC on Dec. 16. Tickets are available here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nyc-comedians-andrea-jones-rooy-turner-sparks-and-andrew-heaton-tickets-40943685666 For Turner's full tour schedule including shows all over the US and Asia go to www.TurnerSparks.com Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    #61: Live Podcast with Ronny Chieng, Michael Kosta and James Altucher

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 45:51

    This is it! Turner Sparks (@TurnerBSparks) and Kap (@KapInAmerica) are finally releasing their live podcast, recorded at the legendary Stand Up NY comedy club on the Upper West Side of Manhattan with guests Ronny Chieng (@RonnyChieng) and Michael Kosta (@MichaelKosta) from The Daily Show. Plus podcaster/ entrepreneur/ author James Altucher (@JAltucher) sits in for the news! This episode is brought to you by Ense, available in the App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ense/id1136044148?mt=8 For all of Turner's upcoming dates in the US and Asia go to www.TurnerSparks.com For all pod info go to www.LostInAmericaPod.com Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Daniel Artest On NYC Street Ball During Corona I 181

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 61:59

    Former professional basketball player Daniel Artest joins the guys to talk NYC hoops, playing on the Sacramento Kings summer league team, his brother's (Ron Artest) career at Circuit City and how his old neighborhood of Queensbridge is handling the pandemic. Oh, and he also commits to playing on Kaplan's hipster bookstore rec league basketball team when this all ends. For full video go to www.LostInAmericaPod.com. Listen to Turner and Kaplan Tuesday-Friday on "Live From the Bunker" at www.Patreon.com/LostInAmerica Get Tickets to Turner's free Friday night comedy show on Zoom here: https://bit.ly/LivingRoomComedy Listen to The Daniel Artest Podcast at https://anchor.fm/thedanielartestpod and follow Daniel on twitter at https://twitter.com/danielartestpod Follow the Guys in Instagram Turner Sparks: https://www.instagram.com/turnersparks/ Michael Ira Kaplan: https://www.instagram.com/kapinamerica/ Lost In America: https://www.instagram.com/lostinamericapod/ Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    #118: Jimmy Shubert - Skipping Netflix with "Zero Tolerance"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 67:10

    Pod Favorite Jimmy Shubert (@JimmyShubert) returns to talk about his newest comedy special "Zero Tolerance" which is available at www.JimmyShubert.com. This episode is NSFW as Jimmy drops about a million F bombs and also offends about half of the free world with his opinions on politics, society, culture and more. Enjoy unfiltered Jimmy Shubert. This episode is brought to you by Ense, available at www.Ense.nyc To get a year of live comedy shows for $139 go to https://standupny.com/laughpass/ and use the promocode "LOSTINAMERICA" at checkout. Go see Turner live on Jan. 31 in Grand Prairie, Texas. Get tickets at www.TurnerSparks.com Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    #60: Jocelyn Chia - All About Singapore

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 70:59

    Comedian Jocelyn Chia(@JocelynChia) tells the guys all about her life growing up in Singapore from her early education in caning laws all the way to her dating experiences as a teenager. Jocelyn moved to the US for college, became a lawyer and then gave it all up to be a full-time comedian. Turner (@TurnerBSparks) and Kap (@KapInAmerica) get the full-story plus as every question they could ever think of regarding Singapore. This episode is brought to you by Ense Hot Sauce and Ense the App, available in the App Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ense/id1136044148?mt=8 Also, our live pod is Nov. 30 at Stand Up NY! Tickets here: http://standupnyc.laughstub.com/event.cfm?id=498387&cart For more info on Jocelyn Chia go here: http://www.jocelynchia.com/ For all of Turner's tour dates go here: https://www.turnersparks.com/ Get Lost. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    William Childress in Georgia: Open for Business? I 180

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 63:50

    Comedian William Childress checks in from Georgia to tell the guys what life is like in the one state that has conquered Corona. For all episodes of Lost In America go to www.LostInAmericaPod.com Follow William on Twitter at https://twitter.com/heyitschili Listen to Turner and Kap Tuesday - Friday on "Live From the Bunker", the World's #1 Quarantine Podcast. Subscribe Here: Patreon.com/LostInAmerica Turner Sparks: https://www.instagram.com/turnersparks/ Kaplan: https://www.instagram.com/kapinamerica/ Lost In America: https://www.instagram.com/lostinamericapod/ Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Misha Kalhin in Belarus: Vodka and Saunas Cure Corona I 179

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 70:12

    Comedian Misha Kalhin calls from his home in Minsk, Belarus to tell the guys what life is like in one of the last countries on earth that is not social distancing. Subscribe to Lost In America at www.LostInAmericaPod.com Listen to Turner and Kap every evening (Tuesday - Friday) on their quarantine show "Live From The Bunker" by subscribing at www.Patreon.com/LostInAmerica. Follow Misha on Twitter: https://twitter.com/altar_boy_ Follow Us on Instagram Lost In America: https://www.instagram.com/lostinamericapod/ Turner Sparks: https://www.instagram.com/turnersparks/ Sir Michael Ira Kaplan: https://www.instagram.com/kapinamerica/ Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    #59: Brian "Mr Bing" Goldberg - Bringing Chinese Crepes (Jianbing) to America

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 68:40

    Brian Goldberg, founder of one of New York's most popular new eateries "Mr Bing", sits down with Turner (@TurnerBSparks) and Mordecai Kaplan (@KapInAmerica)to talk about his wild life. Brian tells the guys about his early-life adventures as the founding member of the Israeli Luge Federation and later his odyssey through Asia which culminated in him bringing jianbing, China's most popular street food, to New York City. For more info on Mr Bing go here: https://www.mr-bing.com/ Lost In America is Live at Stand Up NY on Nov. 30! Tickets here:http://standupnyc.laughstub.com/event.cfm?id=498387&cart Turner Sparks is touring New Mexico, Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Myanmar, Thailand, Philadelphia and more in the next few months. All dates here: www.TurnerSparks.com Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Ari Shaffir on Being Cancelled I 178

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 92:01

    Ari Shaffir joins Turner and Kaplan to talk about his life since the Kobe incident, his burgeoning yoga career and his campaign to be Trump's new press secretary. To get Turner and Kap 4 additional times a week (Tuesday - Friday evening), chip in $5 a month and subscribe to "Live From the Bunker" at Patreon.com/LostInAmerica. For daily clips from our shows follow us on Instagram: The Show: Instagram/LostInAmericaPod Turner Sparks: Instagram/TurnerBSparks Michael Ira Kaplan: Instagram/KapInAmerica Get Turner's debut stand-up album "Turner Sparks Live From The Friars Club" (Git-R-Done Records) at www.TurnerSparks.com Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Sang Don Park: Living Next to North Korea I 250

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 63:48

    With North Korea firing off test-missiles again this week, South Korean comedian Sang Don Park joins the show to tell us what it's like to live so close to a dictator that is constantly threatening to blow up your country. Does everyone sleep in bomb shelters? Do they have nuke drills at school? We ask it all. Oh also, Sang served for two years as a beatboxers in the Korean Military, so that comes up. Follow Sang on Instagram at @TheSangShow.Lost In America is hosted by us AKA Turner Sparks and Michael Ira Kaplan. This Episode is brought to you by Sugar Brady and his second favorite podcast Congressional Dish with Jennifer Briney. Check that out at https://congressionaldish.com/This episode is also brought to you by all 52 of our Patreon subscribers. Join them in supporting the pod for $5/ month. Beyond the satisfaction of making the Lost In America podcast possible, you will get our other 30-min comedy podcast "Live From The Bunker" three times a week. Do it here and we'll give you a shout out on next week's pod: https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmericaWatch and Subscribe To Our Youtube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4GzdscwThis show is proudly part of the World's Smartest Podcast Network. Go to www.WorldsSmartestPodcastNetwork.com for all of our shows.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Misha Kalhin Escapes Belarus I 249

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 64:26

    Under dire stress, two months ago Belarusian comedian Misha Kalhin fled his homeland of Belarus and relocated to Kiev, Ukraine. He is now safe, happy and here to tell the story of how he and his family escaped Belarus' ruthless dictatorship and oppressive government and made it to freedom in Kiev. Follow Misha Kalhin at http://mishakalhin.com/.Lost In America is hosted by us AKA Turner Sparks and Michael Ira Kaplan. This Episode is brought to you by author and Patreon subscriber William R. Dodson. Pick up his new book "Virtually International" here: https://www.virtuallyinternational.com/This episode is also brought to you by all 52 of our Patreon subscribers. Join them in supporting the pod for $5/ month. Beyond the satisfaction of making the Lost In America podcast possible, you will get our other 30-min comedy podcast "Live From The Bunker" three times a week. Do it here and we'll give you a shout out on next week's pod: https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmericaWatch and Subscribe To Our Youtube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4GzdscwThis show is proudly part of the World's Smartest Podcast Network. Go to www.WorldsSmartestPodcastNetwork.com for all of our shows.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Dr. Lizzie Ross From Inside NYC's Hospitals I 177

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 70:38

    Dr. Lizzie Ross is based in San Francisco who spent last week volunteering at Bellevue Hospital in New York City to help in fight against COVID-19. To hear Dr. Ross regularly check out her podcast The House Of Pod ( https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-house-of-pod-a-medical-podcast/id1225096382 ) on iTunes. To listen to Turner and Kap five days a week go to www.Patreon.com/LostInAmerica and subscribe to " Live From the Bunker ( www.Patreon.com/LostInAmerica ) " the World's #1 Quarantine Podcast. For daily videos and clips from the pod follow us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/TurnerSparks www.winstagram.com/LostInAmericaPod www.instagram.com/KapInAmerica Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

    Gabi Rivera: El Salvador Makes Bitcoin Official Currency I 248

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 1, 1970 64:28

    On September 7, 2021 El Salvador made Bitcoin its official currency. Yeah, wild, we know. Today Gabi Rivera, a Salvadoran comedian based in San Salvador, joins us to tell us what it's been like to live in a bitcoin world for the past month. How do people get it? What if it drops suddenly? How will grandma's figure it out? She has all, ok some of the answers. Check out Gabi at http://gabirivera.com/.Lost In America is hosted by us AKA Turner Sparks and Michael Ira Kaplan. This Episode is brought to you by author and Patreon subscriber William R. Dodson. Pick up his new book "Virtually International" here: https://www.virtuallyinternational.com/This episode is also brought to you by all 52 of our Patreon subscribers. Join them in supporting the pod for $5/ month. Beyond the satisfaction of making the Lost In America podcast possible, you will get our other 30-min comedy podcast "Live From The Bunker" three times a week. Do it here and we'll give you a shout out on next week's pod: https://www.patreon.com/LostInAmericaWatch and Subscribe To Our Youtube Page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCymNeMbu9FC5Ty-t4GzdscwThis show is proudly part of the World's Smartest Podcast Network. Go to www.WorldsSmartestPodcastNetwork.com for all of our shows.Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy

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