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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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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

Social Media:

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

Social Media:

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

Social Media:

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 

Feb 21, 2018

Hip hop artist and producer, Gee Dubs joins the show as they all get ready to go to the 6th annual Patrice O'Neal Benefit show. Gee opens the show talking about his musical roots and what inspires his creativity and work. Chase switches the convo up and asks Randy and Gee what is what like growing up together and how their relationship has evolved. Gee Dubs turns the tables and starts interviewing the fellas, asking how they met and about their comedy writing process. They close out the show talking about Faizon Love's (aka, Big Worm) comments regarding Dave Chapelle. You can find all of Gee Dubs music on iTunes, Spotify, www.geedubs.com or wherever else music is sold.

Outro: "Mechanics" (album: Armory of Thought) by Gee Dubs 

Social Media:

www.geedubs.com

Instagram: @geedubs @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpocast

Twitter: @geedubs @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpocast

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

Feb 15, 2018

Happy Hash Wednesday! The guys kick off the podcast by celebrating the birth of the #HashWednesday hashtag. Randy then gives Chase a comically abbreviated explanation of the Catholic religion. They move on to talk about bachelorette parties and close-talkers. The boys decided to give some more relationship advice given it is also Valentine's Day. They answer listener email asking about the difference between a "comic" and a "comedian". The fellas wrap up with the news - 2 lesbian couples facing discrimination, a televangelist claims Jesus can cure the flu, and a woman flushes her hamster down the toilet after Spirit Airlines tell her it can't board her flight.

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 

 

Feb 6, 2018

The buys welcome Nantucket’s own, comedian Brian Glowacki to the show. The guys kick off the show talking about how sports fans are now animals. BGlow gets into his journey in comedy and how he got to open for the likes of Preacher Lawson and Russell Peters. The gang moves on to talk about Brian’s dating life and what its like doing the step dad thing. The boys shift gears a bit and they talk about the rage issues they have in common. Chase shares a hilarious story about getting spit on…by his mother. The crew closes out with the current events - a woman gets thrown off a flight for having an emotinal support peacock, a story about trash talking in sports going a little too far, and the Patriots Super Bowl loss

Outro: "Guitar Pull" by Gee Dubs

Social Media

www.bglowcomedy.com

Instagram: @bglowcomedy @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpocast

Twitter: @brianglowacki @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpocast

Facebook: facebook.com/brian.glowacki.39, facebook.com/randy.valerio.777, facebook.com/chase.abel.54 

Feb 1, 2018

The boys welcome comedian Peter Costello (Bienvenue) to the show. Peter has been in the comedy game for over 20 years and has the stories to go with it. Peter opens the episode with a story about the time he ate too much weed at a comedy show. He moves on to tell the story about the time he opened for Richard Lewis. Peter follows this up with the big story of the show - the time broke his dick! The gang brings the show home discussing the great Jone Rivers, who Pete had the privilege of opening up for at the Wilbur Theater.

Social Media

Instagram: @costello_comic @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpocast

Twitter: randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpocast

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

Jan 30, 2018

Randy and Chase jump right in and start talking about self help gurus. This dovetails into a conversation about celebrities in politics. Chase shares his hypothesis that asian people have more sex than others. The boys shift gears and have a fun little discussion on fashion. Chase and Randy answer a listener’s emails about our thoughts on “thots”, which Randy finds out is just the new word for “chickenhead”.  The fellas close out the show with the news - Netflix and it’s latest moves in comedy, 2 cameramen for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon claim they were fired for being white, and 50 Cent making money on bitcoin.

Outro: "Guitar Pull" by Gee Dubs

Social Media

Instagram: @chaseabel @randyvalerio @readysetblowpocast

Twitter: @chaseabel1 @randyvalerio @readysetblowpocast

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

Jan 22, 2018

Chase and Randy kick off the show clearing the air after an argument. This leads into a talk about patterns we all fall into and how being self aware is key. They lighten the show up by discussing the Patriots AFC championship win and where Brady’s career ranks amongst the greats. After the sports talk, the boys talk a little bit about the business of show business. The guys hit the current events - a guy tries to board a plane with too many clothes on, more sex bots, a woman sold her virginity for $2.5 million, and Trump and Stormy Daniels

Outro: Beat - "Eureka" by Gee Dubs, Lyrics 

Social Media

Instagram: @chaseabel @randyvalerio @readysetblowpocast

Twitter: @chaseabel1 @randyvalerio @readysetblowpocast

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

Jan 19, 2018

Chase and Randy welcome comedian Luke Touma to the podcast. Luke is a NYC-based comic who got his start in Boston. Luke shares what is was like starting comedy at 19, when a lot of places wouldn’t let him in to perform because he was underage. The gang gets deep and has a conversation about dropping your ego to grow as a comedian and as a person. This leads into a discussion of the comedy greats - Patrice O’Neal, Bill Burr and Dave Chapelle to name a few. We wrap up the episode talking about what’s next for Luke. You can see Luke every Wednesday night at the Too Many Cooks Comedy Show at Lucky Jack’s Bar in NYC

Outro: Beat - "Eureka" by Gee Dubs, Lyrics 

Social Media

Instagram: @luke.touma @chaseabel @randyvalerio @readysetblowpocast

Twitter: @luketouma @chaseabel1 @randyvalerio @readysetblowpocast

Facebook: facebook.com/luke.touma.5, facebook.com/randy.valerio.777, facebook.com/chase.abel.54

Jan 16, 2018

The boys open the show with a very brief discussion of the NFL. The cold weather in Boston has them debate going to the beach vs. the pool. The guys each give a little story about a strange assignment they had in elementary school. Chase starts a long conversation on showing people respect and the consequences of your actions. This leads into Randy giving the latest update on the beef with his neighbor. The boys close out the show with the news - Aziz Ansari’s date night, Trump’s shithole comments, and Ginuwine won’t kiss a trans woman

Outro: Beat - "Eureka" by Gee Dubs, Lyrics - "I've Been to the Mountaintop" by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Social Media

Instagram: @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpocast

Twitter: @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpocast

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

 

 

Jan 10, 2018

The fellas welcome comedian Tricia Auld back to the podcast. The crew opens up the show talking about family and the decision to live a traditional/mainstream life, or not. After a quick convo about Tricia's short sobriety stint, the gang jumps right into their favorite topic - relationships. This leads into a meandering chat about the #metoo movement, censorship and comedy. The big news of the weekend brings the show home - Oprah is considering a presidential run. You can see Tricia at her monthly show at the Club Cafe in the South End and check out her website for other upcoming shows www.triciaauld.com

Social Media

Instagram: @triciaauld @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpocast

Twitter: @triciaauld @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpocast

 

Jan 8, 2018

Special guests Tone Bell and Rojo Perez join the fellas on this episode. Tone and Rojo open the show talking about how they got their start in comedy. They move on to a discussion about opportunity and how you have to make yourself available to it. Tone tells some tales about his family and growing up as an only child. The fellas bring the show home with a conversation about celebrity. Tone Bell headlines all across the country and you can see him play "Carter" on Netflix's "Disjointed". Rojo Perez performs across the country as well. You can see him on an upcoming episode of TruTV's Comedy Knockout. Tone and Rojo have their podcast "Run the Grudge" premiering in February.

Social Media

Instagram: @tonebell @rojoperezzz @randyvalerio @chaseabel @readysetblowpocast

Twitter: @tonebell @ @rojoperezzz @randyvalerio @chaseabel1 @readysetblowpocast

Jan 4, 2018

Randy and Chase open the show by breaking down New Year's eve traditions. Chase follows up with a story about the time he tried to impersonate Neyo at a nightclub. Randy introduces the new co-host of the podcast - Reed, the dog. Chase invents a new word (epitone).The boys have a pretty blazed discussion about wolf/dog evolution. They wrap up with the news - the raw water movement, Lil Jon taking over Papa John's, Lewis Hamilton "gender shaming", and some asshole who lost $127 million in Bitcoin

Episode Tags: epitone, dog, dogs, wolf, wolves, samecolor, doyourbusiness, trickledown, trickledownpussy, whitegirls, whitegirlseverywhere, durangos, durangoboots, gender, shaming, gendershaming, bitcoin, greed, neyo, nye, newyearseve, newyears, resolution

Dec 27, 2017

They boys are back from their trips home for Christmas. They dive right into an intense discussion about pop tarts. Randy shares with Chase some of his ideas on how to "hack" Christmas. Chase gives Randy the rundown of his time at a trap music concert. The fellas finish up with the current events - people are morally outraged by those who chose not to have kids, Apple's new facial recognition software is racist, and NBC is forcing employees to rat on each other

Outro: Gino Vannelli - Appalosa

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