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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, who started comedy in Boston, is an LA-based comedian born and raised in Queens, NY. Chase Abel is Boston-based comedian originally hailing from Eritrea, East Africa. 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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Jul 25, 2018

Chase and Randy welcome fellow comic Jonathan Tillson to the podcast. The guys kick off the podcast talking about going to college in Tennesse and sexually repressed incels. They move on to cover Jonathan’s start in comedy and who his influences are. The boys shift gears and talk some NBA. They bring the show home with some banter about the politics of comedy and Jonathan’s dating life. Be sure to check out www.jonathantillson.com to find out where he's performing next!

Outro: "Prosciutto" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @jonthantillson @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @jonthantillson @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

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Jul 18, 2018

Chase and Randy open the show discussing the pros and cons of undervaluing yourself. They move on to discuss their pets and how Chase's cat pisses on his bed. Randy somehow transitions the conversation to raising kids, and how parents are making those around them responsible for their kids. The fellas bring the show home with the news - Stressed out moms, FIFA World Cup compensation, Trump's shameful performance in the Russia summit, and Kylie Jenner's billionaire gofundme drive. 

Outro: "Golden" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

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Jul 11, 2018

The boys welcome comedian Kyle McNally to the podcast. Kyle opens the show talking about living with your parents in your 20’s. The guys ask Kyle about how he got his start in comedy and who his influences are. The boys talk a little about the dangers of sharing on social media. They hit the news - Masterbating at work increases productivity, “cheap sex” is reducing marriage rates, Taco Bell opens a CT location that has a bar, and the controversy over Scarlett Johansson playing a transperson. The guys close out the show talking a little about identity politics and the viciousness with which people are going after those who don’t share their views.

Outro: "Guitar Pull" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @kmsb33 @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @nal_venis @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

Facebook: facebook.com/randy.valerio.777facebook.com/chase.abel.54facebook.com/profile.php?id=647615130

 

Jul 3, 2018

Chase opens the show giving Randy a little grief about a recent picture he posted on social media. Randy helps break down the play-by-play of Chase’s first trip to Las Vegas, including his time at Drai’s Pool Party, the women and using a bidet toilet. The boys move on to talk about Lebron James’ move to the Lakers and the impact on his legacy.  The guys close out the episode with the news - Walmart is facing a boycott from Trump supporters, an Australian women gets pulled into the water while feeding sharks, and the Japanese soccer team and fans cleaned the stadium after their World Cup Loss.

Outro: "Funk Doctor" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

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

Jun 28, 2018

Chase opens the show talking about how he blew out his back. The boys move on and discuss how eating healthy costs more when it should not. Randy reveals he he was recently dumped again. This leads Chase to share some embarrassing stories about trying to impress women in his youth. Randy and Chase talk about the Pride Month festivities they enjoyed this month. The guys wrap up the show with the news - An Uber driver kicks out 2 hot lesbians, Canada legalizes cannabis and fewer teens are having sex and using drugs.

Outro: "Eureka" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

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

Jun 20, 2018

The fellas welcome comedian Hannah Widener to the podcast. Hannah opens the show telling the guys about her college experience at the University of Alabama and her fondness for wheelchair basketball. They move on to talk comedy and the different obstacles that women face vs. their male counterparts. The conversation takes a more serious turn as the gang discusses the #metoo movement. Given its Pride month, Hannah decides to lighten the mood and close out the show with the story of her first lesbian encounter.

Outro: "Funk Doctor" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @hannahcomedian @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @hannahcomedian @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

Facebook:  facebook.com/randy.valerio.777,  facebook.com/chase.abel.54, facebook.com/hannah.widener.77

 

Jun 13, 2018

Randy and Chase have the hilarious and energtic Dave Russo join them on the podcast. They open the show talking a bit about sports and how it has influenced the man Dave is and his comedy. Dave tells the guys some of his experiences with the comedy legends that have come out of Boston including Patrice O’Neal, Bill Burr, Lenny Clark and Don Gavin. The boys get into the current state of comedy and how the current “offensive/outrage environment” is influencing it. Dave closes out the show with some funny stories from the road.

Outro: "Funk Doctor" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @bostoncomdian @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @bostoncomdia @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

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

 

 

Jun 5, 2018

Randy opens the show by cooking a hearty lunch for Chase. Randy tells Chase about a recurring dream he's having that's causing him some anxiety. The boys talk a bit about work/life balance and finding a job that doesn't invade your personal space. Chase gives Randy some advice on not psyching himself out. The two close out with the news - Vermont pays people to move there, the Supreme Court sides with the baker in gay wedding cake case, Trump says he can pardon himself, and Bill Clinton will not apologize to Monica Lewinsky

 

Outro: "Golden" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

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

May 30, 2018

The boys kick off this weeks episode talking about Somali pirates and bathing in the Nile River. Randy moves on to tell Chase about his experience with hallucinogens. Chase asks Randy about the benefits of talk therapy. The fellas have a lively discussion about ratting people out. They wrap up with this weeks news - Rachel Dolezal commits welfare fraud, the Trump administration is separating migrant children from their parents and Roseanne Barr's racist tweets get her show cancelled.

Outro: "Funk Doctor" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

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

 

May 23, 2018

Randy opens the show recapping his weekend in San Francisco and how a TSA let him through security with his medicine. The conversation somehow shifts to death and how the guys want to be remembered in the end. Chase introduces Randy to a new word. The boys wrap up with the news - the Obamas signed a deal with Netflix, a cougar kills a mountain biker, and the Pope says god made a man gay.

Outro: "Funk Doctor" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

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

May 16, 2018

Randy prepares himself for middle age with his upcoming 35th birthday. The boys get into a discussion on the Koch brothers and corporate greed. The conversation shifts to the overpopulation problem and Chase has a novel solution. Randy asks Chase about the "no shorts on stage" policy. They wrap up the show with the news - the Carolina Panthers sell for $2.2bn, Mayweather wins a $100k jackpot and scientist find human trash at the lowest point in the ocean

Outro: "Funk Doctor" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

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

 

May 9, 2018

The boys kick off the podcast talking about the Jersey Shore reunion. Randy then asks Chase to rank his favorite fast food chains. Chase moves on to talk about the complicated nature of vouching for friends. The fellas discuss the current events - Kevin Hart being extorted by a friend, Uber teams up with NASA to make flying cars, Starbucks settlement with two black men they had arrested, and Mormons and Boys Scouts end their partnership.

Outro: "Guitar Pull" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

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

May 4, 2018

Randy kicks off the show explaining autoerotic asphyxiation to Chase. This leads to a chat about the difficulties and importance of communicating with your partner. Chase opens up about the time he spent being homeless. The boys move on to discuss the early days of internet dating. Randy talks about his earliest ways of making some money - loansharking in elementary school. The fellas wrap up with the current events - Kanye West vs. Jay-Z, Michelle Wolff's performance at the "White People's Correspondence Dinner", and a 104 year man who feels he's lived too long.

Outro: "Eureka" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

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

 

Apr 27, 2018

LA based comedian Alex Gettlin joins the show. Alex talks about his beginnings in show business, including working at TMZ. Chase admires Alex's hustle and Alex shares his 5 F’s for success. The boys give Alex an update on the Boston comedy scene and the many barroom comedy shows he originally started during his time there. The fellas get to talking about relationships and Alex reveals how deeply invested he likes to get. Alex breaks down Judaism for the boys and where the stereotypes come from. The guys close out with the news - Cosby’s guilty verdict and Amazon will now deliver to your car.

Be sure to check out Alex's podcasts "Your Favorite Podcast" with Willie Simon and "Problem Addict" with Irina Skaya! 

Outro: "Funk Doctor" by Gee Dubs

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www.alexgettlin.com

Instagram: @alexgettlin @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @alexgettlin @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

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

 

 

Apr 25, 2018

Randy opens the show with a recap of his trip tp Orlando and Universal Studios theme park. This leads to Chase describing the way he likes his snacks at the movies. The fellas move on to talk about the big 4/20 comedy weekend in Boston, with Joe Rogan dropping by Laugh Boston for a surprise set. The guys close out the show with the news - The passing of Verne Troyer (aka, Mini me) and according to GQ the bible is overrated

Outro: "Guitar Pull" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

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

 

Apr 18, 2018

The hilarious Nick Chambers joins the boys in the birds nest for a fun episode. Nick and Chase rehash the green bean/asparagus argument and Chase “breaks down the biology of nutrition”. We dive into how Nick got his start in comedy and who his influences were. Nick tells the fellas about his experiences as an actor. Randy and Nick bond over their anger issues and their shared love of complaining. The crew closes out the show with the news - Starbucks racial bias training and people who are habitually late live longer.

Be sure to check out Nick's new podcast "Starstruck" with Bethany Van Delft on iTunes, or go to check out the next live taping on April 18th at 7pm at the Rockwell Theater in Somerville, MA. 

Outro: "Funk Doctor" by Gee Dubs

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www.chamberscomedy.com

www.starstruckstories.com

Instagram: @chamberscomedy @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpocast

Twitter: @chamberscomedy @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpocast

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

 

Apr 11, 2018

Comedian and friend of the podcast Corey Rodrigues joins the guys for a special swap-cast episode. The guys open the show talking about stinky cheese and smoking weed vs. cigarettes. Chase asks Corey about his wrestling days in high school. Corey talks about his early days performing at church and in improv classes, which leads into a conversation about the anticipation performers feel before taking the stage. The fellas bring the show home talking about giving and taking constructive criticism.

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: "Funk Doctor" by Gee Dubs

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www.coreyrodrigues.com

Instagram: @coreyrods @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpocast

Twitter: @coreyrodrigues @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpocast

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

 

Apr 4, 2018

Randy and Chase kick off the show acknowledging how strangled by debt so many people are. Randy switches gears and talks about losing that extra weight from the winter holiday season. Chase starts a conversation on the healthcare profession and how all doctors might not be good at their job. They boys touch on the latest fatal shooting of an unarmed black man, Stephon Clark, by the Sacramento Police. They wrap up the show with the current events - Denzel Washington paid for "Black Panther" star Chadwick Boseman to study at Oxford, Blue Moon inventor is going to launch a cannabis beer, and China bans people for having poor 'social credit'

Outro: "Guitar Pull" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpocast

Twitter: @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpocast

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

Mar 30, 2018

The boys welcome fellow comedian and podcaster Will Noonan to the show. The trio opens the show talking about hard work versus talent. Will shares with the guys how he got his start in comedy in NYC, after going to school for acting. He shares the importance of learning how to host a show as a young comic. Chase asks Will about how he got to be a regular guest on the Anthony Cumia and Artie Lange show. The boys move on to discuss Will’s party-boy past and his decision to get sober a decade ago.  The gang discusses the sometimes difficult nature of taking and giving professional advice to peers. Will brings the show home by providing some answers to a question on interracial dating.

Be sure to check out Will's podcast "High Pathetically" on iTunes, or whatever service you use for podcasts

Outro: "Guitar Pull" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

www.willnoonan.com

Instagram: @willnoonanthecomedian @randytvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpodcast

Twitter: @willnoonan @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpodcast

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

Mar 26, 2018

Randy and Chase welcome back the returning champion to the podcast, Grandmaster Mike. He kicks off the show by letting the listeners know he is still STD free. The Grandmaster then informs the guys of his plan to move to San Diego. The gang breaks down Mike’s latest sex club experience. Mike shares an awkward story about the time he saw a little person working at the strip club. The crew closes the show talking about entrepreneurship after Mike shares his latest business idea.

Outro: "Golden" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpocast

Twitter: @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpocast

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

Mar 23, 2018

Randy opens the show educating Chase on different types of lettuce. Chase then aces a second mini civics exam. The fellas get into a conversation on building attraction with women and getting over male insecurities. The guys move onto a deep anthropological discussion on the sexes and their relative market value. Randy tells Chase about his vacation in Iceland. They wrap up the podcast talking about interracial relationships.

Outro: "Guitar Pull" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpocast

Twitter: @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpocast

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

Mar 12, 2018

NYC-based comedians Tamer Kattan and Lev Fer join the podcast for Ep. 70. The gang kicks off talking about their diverse backgrounds and having an immigrant mentality. Chase then digs deep into young Lev’s social media dating experience. The guys move on to tackle some lighter topics - race relations and ignorance, socioeconomics and the Trump presidency. For more with Tamer, go to www.tamerkattan.com for all his show dates and upcoming projects. You can find Lev on www.levfer.com and every dating app known to mankind. Be sure to check out Lev’s podcast “It’s Complicated”

Outro: "Guitar Pull" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @tamerkattan @lev.fer @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpocast

Twitter: @tamerkattan @levfersh @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpocast

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

Mar 7, 2018

The wonderful and talented comedian Lizzy Weisman joins the fellas on the magical 69th episode of the podcast. The trio opens the show talking about getting older, which inevitably leads to them discussing personal insecurities. Lizzy talks about her time working at a primate sanctuary in Africa and diving with whale sharks. The conversation shifts to relationships and the difficulties of dating as a female comic. The gang geeks about about being fans of old Jewish comedians. Chase spends a little time asking Lizzy about her hustle in the comedy game. Somehow the three get to talking about circumcision and smegma before bring the show home with the current events...Joey Diaz and his reportedly controversial tweet about a UFC fighter and Tower Records founder Russ Solomon dies like a boss.

Outro: "Guitar Pull" by Gee Dubs

Social Media:

Instagram: @lizzy_weisman @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpocast

Twitter: @lizzy_weisman @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpocast

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

Mar 1, 2018

Comedian Brian Higginbottom joins the guys on this episode of the podcast. Brian opens the show talking about his first time doing a set at Slade's, a Boston comedy institution. Chase and Randy move on as ask Brian about hosting and starting comedy shows in Boston. Randy blows young Brian's mind when he tells him about pre-internet rumors, like Richard Gere and the gerbil. The guys talk about their high school days and growing up in the street. The gang breaks down an infamous birthday party promotion from Chase's past. They close out the show with the news - KFC runs out of chicken in the UK and a guy forces a plane to have an emergency landing because of his farts.

Outro: "Guitar Pull" by Gee Dubs

Social Media

Instagram: @brianhiggi @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpocast

Twitter: @brianhiggi @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpocast

Facebook: www.facebook.com/brian.higginbottom.12,  facebook.com/randy.valerio.777, facebook.com/chase.abel.54 

Feb 23, 2018

The guys welcome NY-based comic Jared Freid to the podcast. They open up the show talking about hating the gym. They move on to briefly talk through the minefield that is the Me Too Movement. The guys touch on the millennial generation and how to take wins and losses. Jared talks about staying busy and working hard in the comedy business. They gang discuss some of the comics that Jared enjoys watching today and who inspired him coming up. The boys close out the show talking about fraternities. Be sure to check out Jared on the J Train Podcast every Tuesday and Friday and the U Up? Podcast every Thursday.

Outro: "Guitar Pull" by Gee Dubs

Social Media

Instagram: @jaredfreid @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpocast

Twitter: @jaredfreid @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpocast

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

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