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Ready Set Blow Podcast with Randy Valerio and Chase Abel

The Ready Set Blow Podcast is brought to you each and every Wednesday by Chase Abel and Randy Valerio. Randy and Chase are two guys cut from a different cloth, but ultimately tied together by the same thread - comedy. Randy Valerio, a Queens, NY native, and Chase Abel are both Boston-based stand-up comedians. The two try to make sense of their lives and the world around them each and every week by sharing crazy ideas, news, stories, and their adventures with their listeners. You can email the show at rsbpodcast@gmail.com for inquires, sponsorship, or just to drop a note or share a thought. Social Media: Instagram: @randyvalerio, @chaseabel, @readysetblowpodcast Facebook: facebook.com/pg/rsbpodcast, facebook.com/randy.valerio.777, facebook.com/chase.abel.54 Twitter: @randytvalerio, @chaseabel1, @readysetblowpodcast
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Apr 16, 2019

Jeff Dye joins Chase and Randy on this long awaited episode of the podcast! The guys open the show talking a little sports and video games. They move on to discuss fist fights they’ve had in their youth. Jeff talks about his start in comedy and the importance of staying positive in show business. Randy asks Jeff about his favorite gig of his career and the toughest comic he ever had to follow. The fellas close out the show talking about how staying for the “comedy hang” after the show can open you up to opportunities.

Outro: "Proscuitto" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @jeffdye @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @jeffdye @randytvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

FB: facebook.com/jeff.dye.104, facebook.com/randy.valerio.777, facebook.com/chase.abel.54

Apr 10, 2019

Randy kicks off the show with a recap his time in Dayton, Ohio and on a Mexican cruise. The boys shifts gears and Chase somehow talks Randy into having kids. The fellas reminisce about the cars of their youth. Randy gets on his soap box for a couple minutes about adopting foreign kids for publicity. They bring home the show with some news - Amazon is launching over 3,000 satellites into space, two guys in Arkansas take turns shooting each other with bullet proof vests on, and 50 Cent takes a big real estate loss.

Outro: "Funk Doctor" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @randytvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

FB: facebook.com/randy.valerio.777facebook.com/chase.abel.54

Apr 3, 2019

The boys welcome comedian Uri Shatil to the show. They kick off the show breaking Uri’s balls about making jewish jokes, which leads to Uri explaining the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. The gang moves on to talk about the fear of loss of control, which they all share. Uri shares a story about him bombing at a Purim party at a gun range. The boys get into the news - Nipsey Hustle’s passing, Cardi B drugging men, and charter schools are failing across the country. The boys close the show talking about the balance between being agreeable and getting what you want.

Uri hosts a free weekly Sunday night comedy show in Brighton at The Green Briar at 8pm. June 1st will be the big 1 year anniversary show that both Randy and Chase will be a part of, so mark your calendars. Also, be sure to ccheck out Uri’s new podcast “Let Me Guess” on all podcast platforms!

Outro: "Prosciutto" by Gee Dubs 

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @randytvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

FB:  www.facebook.com/uri.shatil, facebook.com/randy.valerio.777,  facebook.com/chase.abel.54

Mar 28, 2019

The boys kick off the episode talking about belt styles. This somehow morphs into a convo about types of milk. Chase and Randy have a little weights and measures lesson in the middle of the episode as they try to figure out how to measure breast milk. They move on to talk about the dropping of charges in the Jussie Smollett case. Randy talks about a recent bombing and his concerns as a struggling comedian. The fellas bring the show home with the headlines - Having children makes people more unhappy than divorce or losing their job and Rosie O’Donnell had a crush on Elizabeth Hasselbeck.

Outro: "Prosciutto" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @randytvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

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Mar 26, 2019

Randy and Chase are joined by comedian and the pride of Bridgewater State, Troy Burditt. The boys kick off the show asking Troy what it's like to be in college these days. Troy tells the story about the time a guy named Smooth mugged him outside of an open mic. The guys move on to talk about Troy’s other passion - playing tuba in the marching band. They switch back to talking about college and the easy-A classes they’ve taken. The gang covers the news - Anti-vaccer almost dies from a tetanus shot, Lebron passes Jordan in all-time scoring, a teacher makes a student wipe ashes off his head on Ash Wednesday. The guys bring the show home talking about Troy’s love life. 

You can check out Troy hosting the Greyhound Tavern Comedy show every other Monday (next show is 4/1) at 8pm in Bridgewater, MA!

Outro: "Eureka" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @troyburditt @randytvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

FB: facebook.com/troy.burditt, facebook.com/randy.valerio.777facebook.com/chase.abel.54

Mar 21, 2019

The boys open the podcast with a recap of Randy’s weekend in North Carolina. Chase explains why he’s not a big fan of St. Patty’s. Randy asks Chase if he likes getting bad news first or good news first and why. Randy bitches about the airlines. The boys hit the headlines - the University bribery scandal, the mass shooting in New Zealand, a man put his nuts in salsa, and the Gambino family boss is murdered. Chase closes the show with a story about the time he shit his pants.

Outro: "Guitar Pull" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @randytvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

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Mar 12, 2019

Comedians “Big Irish” Jay Hollingsworth and Jack Galvin join the podcast. The boys kick off talking with Jay about his start in comedy and bouncing back back and forth between Boston, Seattle and LA.  Jack talks about being one of the producers of the Big Pine Comedy Festival and the contrast of that with his other role as a comedian. The gang talks about doing “clean” sets. The boys close out the show talking about their early influences and some of the comics working now that are killing it on stage.  

You can check out "Big Irish" Jay Hollingsworth and Jack Galvin performing at Nick's Comedy Stop in Boston this Friday and Saturday March 15th and 16th. You can hear more of Jay on his podcast "HollingsWorthless" wherever you stream podcasts, or check out his website www.bigirishjay.com

For more with Jack Galvin, check out his website at www.therealjackgalvin.com. Jack also produces the Big Pine Comedy Festival (Sept. 19-22) and San Diego Comedy Festival (May 10-19), so if you're in Arizona or Southern California, be sure to check them out! And Comics - Submissions are open for Big Pine...

Social Media:

Instagram: @bigirishjay @therealjackgalvin @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @bigirishjay @therealjackgalvin @randytvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

Facebook: facebook.com/bigirishjay, facebook.com/jack.galvin.75facebook.com/randy.valerio.777, facebook.com/chase.abel.54

Mar 5, 2019

The boys kick off the episode talking about the importance of curiosity. This leads to a conversation about having personal resolve and follow through. Randy gets on his soapbox about gift cards and doing merchandise returns. Chase kicks off a convo about street racing and car culture back in the day. The guys discuss how people still use stereotypes to put individuals in a box. The boys close out with the news - Brody Stevens passing, more than 75 million people pay no federal taxes, and Amazon also does not pay any taxes.

Outro: "Golden" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @randytvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

FB:facebook.com/randy.valerio.777, facebook.com/chase.abel.54

Feb 27, 2019

The boys welcome comedian Don Zollo to the podcast. Randy kicks off by asking Don about his start in comedy and his worst bombing ever. The guys talk about the Jussie Smollett controversy, which leads to a conversation about forgiveness. They talk about the progress society has made in the 21st Century and long for the pre-9/11 days. The fellas bring the the show home talking about some classic Don Zollo stories and what his comedy goals are.

Don will be headlining at Nick's Comedy Stop in Boston this weekend March 1st and 2nd, so be sure to check him out!

Social Media:

Instagram: @donzollo99 @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @donzollo @randytvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

Facebook: facebook.com/donzollofacebook.com/randy.valerio.777, facebook.com/chase.abel.54,

 

Feb 22, 2019

The guys welcome musician Gee Dubs back to the podcast. Gee opens up reminiscing about what it was like growing up in Queens with Randy. This leads to a conversation on the early days of hooking up with people you met on the internet.  The boys move on to talk about traveling and how it helps you grow as a person and an artist. Chase asks Gee to talk about his musical philosophy. Gee talks about the success of the Comics2Cure show Randy and Chase produced and performed in. The boys bring the show home talking about the annual Patrice O’Neal Benefit Show

Gee Dubs new album, Armory of Thought, is available now iTunes, Spotify and all other music distribution platforms. Be sure to check out his new music videos for the tracks "B.A.D." and "Love" on YouTube

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www.geedubs.com

Instagram: @geedubs @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @geedubs @randytvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

Facebook: www.facebook.com/GeeDubs, facebook.com/randy.valerio.777, facebook.com/chase.abel.54,

 

Feb 19, 2019

Randy kicks off the show giving a review of his vacation to Lebanon. Chase and Randy debate if Jesus was a light skinned black guy or a dark skinned black guy. Chase starts a convo based on a video about “thin privilege”. They boys tackle the news - Boy Scouts now allow all girl troops, the ‘Assman’, a sporting goods store goes out of business over a protest, the Matt Kuchar caddie pay dispute, alcohols sales are down because younger people aren’t drinking, and a list of Relationship Rules a woman handed her man on ‘Valentimes’ Day.

Outro: "Prosciutto" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @randytvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

FB:facebook.com/randy.valerio.777, facebook.com/chase.abel.54

Feb 12, 2019

The boys welcome Boston Comedy legend Tony Viveiros (aka, Tony V) to the podcast. The guys kick off talking a little Boston sports. Chase asks Tony about the crazy 1980s. Randy moves on to ask Tony about his start in the business and his experience working the road. The fellas get Tony's perspective on the censorship of comedy and current outrage culture. Randy asks about the other legends in Boston that influenced Tony and the camaraderie they shared. Tony closes out the show with a story about Patrice O'Neal.

Outro: "Prosciutto" by Gee Dubs 

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Instagram: @tonyvcomic_ @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @tonyvcomic @randytvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

FB: facebook.com/tonyvcomic,  facebook.com/randy.valerio.777, facebook.com/chase.abel.54

 

Feb 5, 2019

The boys open the podcast discussing the Patriots 6th Super Bowl win. Randy finishes telling Chase a story about how he lost his temper in Texas. This leads to a conversation about protecting yourself in the streets. The boys hit the news - CBS refused to take money from Cannabis ads for the Super Bowl, smoking weed apparently ages your brain, and a school superintendent was fired for helping a sick student.

Outro: "Funk Doctor" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @randytvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

FB: facebook.com/randy.valerio.777, facebook.com/chase.abel.54

 

 

Jan 29, 2019

The boys are back and they kick off the show talking about the scam that is the Lottery. Chase talks about some legal action he may take. The guys discuss the merits of legalizing prostitution. Chase ropes Randy into another discussion about having faith. Randy talks about his awesome weekend in Ft. Worth, TX. The boys wrap up talking about politics and the news - the founder of Starbucks potential run for president, masturbating at work, a 27-lbs bag of mac and cheese and a guy injects himself with his own semen as a home remedy.

Outro: "Golden" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @randytvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

FB: facebook.com/randy.valerio.777, facebook.com/chase.abel.54

 

 

Jan 23, 2019

The guys welcome Hedi McLaughlin back to the podcast. They open the show by lamenting the closing of their favorite open mic. Chase starts a conversation about their favorite movies. Randy asks the group an interesting question - if you could have dinner with any 4 people, living or dead, who would it be? The fellas move on to talk a little sports as the Patriots are on their way to the Super Bowl again. They get into the news - kids wearing MAGA hats disrespecting an elderly Native American guy, Louis CK performing and comedy safe spaces.

Outro: "Prosciutto" by Gee Dubs 

Social Media:

Instagram: @oyezcourt @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @oyezcourt @randytvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

FB: facebook.com/hedi.mclaughlin, facebook.com/randy.valerio.777, facebook.com/chase.abel.54

Jan 14, 2019

The boys welcome podcast-favorite Tricia Auld back to the show. Chase opens with his theory that Trish always dresses better when she’s dating someone. The guys then unpack Tricia’s current relationship status.  Trish got banned from Tinder. The gang checks in on Grandmaster Mike after Tricia FaceTimes him. Tricia tells the fellas about a hell-gig she did in an old age home. The gang closes out the show talking about the R. Kelly saga. 

Outro: "Love" on Armory of Thought by Gee Dubs 

Social Media:

Instagram: @triciaauld @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @triciaauld @randytvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

FB: facebook.com/tricia.auld, facebook.com/randy.valerio.777, facebook.com/chase.abel.54

Jan 9, 2019

The boys welcome fellow comedian, friend and mentor Corey Rodrigues back to the podcast. The guys kick off the show talking about their favorite topic, cannabis. They move on to talk about the progress each of them have made since they last taped a podcast. Corey talk about his experience winning the Big Sky Comedy Festival. Chase asks Corey about his thoughts on mentoring other comics. Corey and Chase talk about another fiasco they got into while eating in Chinatown. The boys close out the show talking about food ordering etiquette.

Be sure to check out the 30 Jobs Later Podcast with Corey Rodrigues and Orlando Baxter on iTunes, or whatever service you use for podcasts

Outro: "Guitar Pull" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

www.coreyrodrigues.com

Instagram: @coreyrods @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpocast

Twitter: @coreyrodrigues @randytvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpocast

Facebook: www.facebook.com/coreyrodrigues, facebook.com/randy.valerio.777, facebook.com/chase.abel.54 

Jan 2, 2019

Randy and Chase kick off 2019 by thanking their new listeners and their new official sponsor, High Grade Development Partners. Randy moves on to deconstruction the idea of “tradition”. Chase talks about getting terminated for sleeping on the job. The boys hit the news - Putin wants to ban rap music, a UK woman is engaged to a ghost, Oregon tries to legalize psychedelic mushrooms, a US citizen is detained at airport because he wouldn’t let security unlock his phone, and Louis CK was performing over the holidays. Randy closes out the show thanking everyone that came out to Funny Bone in Columbus, OH for long weekend of shows.

Outro: "Golden" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @randytvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

FB: facebook.com/randy.valerio.777, facebook.com/chase.abel.54

 

Dec 25, 2018

Randy and Chase welcome comedian Big D (Demetrius Hullum) to the podcast. The crew opens the show talking about rolling blunts and avoiding cockroaches. Big D takes a step back and talks about his upbringing and start in comedy.  The boys shift gears and talk a little about Big D’s x-rated dating experiences. Randy kicks off a conversation about psychedelics. D talks about hitting the open mics and not worrying about other people policing your jokes. The gang closes out the show talking about the importance of being humble.

Outro: "Guitar Pull" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @officialbigdcomedy @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @officialbigdcomedy @randytvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

Facebook: facebook.com/DGUTTA617, facebook.com/randy.valerio.777, facebook.com/chase.abel.54 

Dec 19, 2018

The guys welcome fellow comedian and podcaster Matthew P. Brown to the show. Matt opens the show by telling the boys how he got into comedy and who inspired him. The gang gets into an existential conversation about how long life can be, how it could be spent pursuing your passion and learning to enjoy the work along the way. Matt compliments the fellas on the success of the Comics 2 Cure show. Matt starts a convo about security and comfort vs. growth. They close the show with the news - Jada Pinkett Smith on interracial dating and a man erects a giant middle finger statue in his yard.

Check out Matt's podcast "Im Working On It" on all podcast apps and be sure to see where he's performing next on www.matthewpbrown.com or follow him on instagram @mattpbown!

Outro: "B.A.D" on Armory of Thought by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @mattpbrown @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @iammattpbrown @randytvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

Facebook: facebook.com/matthewpbrowncomedy, facebook.com/randy.valerio.777, facebook.com/chase.abel.54 

Dec 12, 2018

The boys start the show by remembering their days as students and talk about math and geometry. Randy talks about his former difficulties using public restrooms. They move on to a better smelling topic - colognes of the 90’s. Chase wonders about following trends in youth vs. choosing your own path as you get older. The fellas hit the news - the Kevin Hart situation and Columbia University student organization throws a comedian, Namesh Patel, offstage for “unsafe” jokes. Randy closes the show talking about his star studded Phoenix weekend.

Ready Set Blow podcast music producer Gee Dubs new album, Armory of Thought, just dropped. Get it on iTunes, Spotify and all other music distribution platforms!

Outro: "Think Tank" on Armory of Thought, by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @randytvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

FB: facebook.com/randy.valerio.777, facebook.com/chase.abel.54

 

Dec 5, 2018

The boys kick the show off with and update on their horoscopes, which leads into a convo about women and mysticism. This leads to the guys talking about genetics vs. environment and how each effects our happiness. Things take a bit of a dark turn when Randy wonders whether he could kill someone for money.  The fellas lighten the mood and talk about sliding into girls DMs. They close out with the news - Kareem Hunt suspended by the NFL, Harvard discriminating against single-sex clubs, ballot harvesting, and Swedish instagram model pretends to be black.

RSB Podcast music producer Gee Dubs has a new album, Armory of Thought, dropping on December 11. Be sure to download and listen to it on iTunes, Spotify or whichever music platform you use!  

Outro: "Love" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @randytvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

FB: facebook.com/randy.valerio.777, facebook.com/chase.abel.54

Nov 28, 2018

The fellas start the show by talking about astrology and reading their horoscopes. Randy moves on to tell Chase about his vacation in Laguna Beach, including his mushroom trip. Chase talks about recognizing and using your skills and attributes. The boys move on to talk about the "5 Love Languages" and what they look for in relationships. They bring home the show with the news - Why people stay in unhappy relationships too long and "Hustle Porn".

Outro: "Prosciutto" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @randytvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

FB: facebook.com/randy.valerio.777, facebook.com/chase.abel.54

Nov 21, 2018

Randy and Chase welcome comedian Chris Kinback to the show. Randy opens by asking Chris about what its like driving for Uber. The guys move on to talk about Chris' style of comedy and his influences. Chris talks about the myriad of jobs he had before comedy. The fellas start on the news but get too high and went off on some tangents - is twitter useless?, a horse laxative prank and Chase's ability to dunk a basketball.

Outro: "Prosciutto" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @westfieldboy @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @randytvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

Facebook: facebook.com/randy.valerio.777, facebook.com/chase.abel.54 

Nov 14, 2018

Randy and Chase kick off the podcast talking about corny internet movements like "No Nut November". Randy tells Chase about a strange dream he had. The guys get into a convo about what kind of legacies they want leave behind after they die. Randy takes a minute to step back and appreciate the interesting life experiences he's had thus far. The boys close out with the news - a Delta airlines passenger gets covered in dog shit, a 69 year old man wants to identify as a 49 year old, Trump threatens to cut federal support to fight wildfires in CA, and Chick-fil-A is giving away free sandwiches.

Outro: "Prosciutto" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @randytvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

FB: facebook.com/randy.valerio.777, facebook.com/chase.abel.54

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