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Steve Charney and Harry's "Conversations With My Dummy"
Steve and his dummy, Harry. Hilarity ensues.
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August 09, 2017 12:00 PM PDT

Steve doesn't want to be funny on this podcast and Harry, his dummy, reminds him of the contract he signed at the comedy convention. If Steve refuses to tell jokes than he must be defrocked or they'll be dire consequences. Dragging out the Comedy Convention Handbook, Harry proceeds to do just that. No more propellor beanie, no more whoopee cushion, he rips off his epaulets and of course the big nose and mustache. Then things get really crazy.
And Steve's guests are Washboard Jungle. Very, very funny guys playing Ukulele Daily with delightful and funny back up singing.

August 02, 2017 05:00 AM PDT

John Sebastian is Steve's guest. He plays harmonica to Steve's "Soda, Soda, Soda". John is in the Rock and Roll Hall of fame and is writer of hits such as Daydream, Summer in the City, and Welcome Back Kotter.
Also we hear Harry's origin story. He started as a toothpick where Steve found him in a dummy orphanage and nurtured him until he grew to the dummy he is today.
Steve and Harry also sing a song called "You Killer Kid". It's a goodie.

July 26, 2017 12:00 PM PDT

Michael Cooney is a folksinger from Maine. He performs "I'm My Own Grandpa". Hank Neimark is a banjo player from Woodstock, NY. He performs a new version of "Old Joe Clark" with Steve.
Plus, Harry has joined the Poetical Party. Don't ask.

July 19, 2017 12:00 PM PDT

Hester Mundis was the chief writer for Joan Rivers for years as well as warming up the television audience before Joan's show. She regales us with stories about those times. Also, Harry has become a plant therapist, which is as ridiculous as it sounds. The great fiddle and bass player Jay Ungar and Molly Mason are also guests. They sing Jay's original "Chicken in a Pot"

July 12, 2017 12:00 PM PDT

Today's guest is Barry Louis Polisar.Barry has been writing and performing songs since the late 70's. His big hit was the theme song to Juno "All I want is You". His inimitable voice and guitar playing is immediately recognizable. Barry has written other great songs, just from the titles you can tell how funny he is. "I wanna be a dog", "My brother threw up on my stuffed toy bunny", "I've got a dog and my dog's name is cat". Y Today he's playing a love song he wrote about his wife but with a twist. I love your eyes. But he loves a lot of other stuff about her too.
Steve's also featuring a traditional song from an album called "Silly Songs about Silly people" that was distributed nationally with the Troll National book club called "The Bold Fisherman" He recorded it with Jay Ungar and Molly Mason, two great performers in their own right. Jay wrote the theme song to Ken Burn's Civil War and Molly was a member of the Prairie Home Companion house band for years.

July 05, 2017 12:00 PM PDT

Steve's guests, Sharon Lois and Bram are national treasures in Canada. For decades they had a show on Nickelodeon. Their gentle humor beautiful harmonies and perfect choice of songs makes them attractive to kids and adults alike. Here, the are singing Susannah's a Funny Old Man, replete with snorts grunts and whistles.
And Harry's decided to rejuvenate his deadwood. But after planting himself in his trunk with dirt and water, the cops show up and arrest Steve for concealing a dead body in the studio. No matter what Steve says or does, he can't convince them otherwise and they cart him away.
Steve and Harry also sing a rousing rendition of Wahoo, Wahoo, Wahoo. We dare you to not get up and dance when you hear it.

June 28, 2017 12:00 PM PDT

Camille West, Steve's guest, is often compared to Christine Lavin. She's funny. Very funny. The song featured, that Camille wrote, is "The Nervous Wreck of the Edna Fitzgerald". As she puts it, it's a Yuppie seachanty.
And the Free Harry movement has started! Seems some folks are not happy with how Steve treats his dummy and are mounting a protest. Despite Steve own protestations he can't convince people that Harry is just...well a dummy.
Also featured is Steve's original "Cupcake Song". It's basically a list of the 52 ingredients Steve once found on the label of some cupcakes he was buying at the supermarket. It's a true story. I dare you to recognize five of them. For instance, what's carboxy methyl cellulose?

June 21, 2017 12:41 PM PDT

Trout Fishing in America are Steve's guests.Trout Fishing was nominated for three Grammys and was named among the Top 100 Most Influential Independent Artists in the past 15 years.They join Harry to sing "All I want is a proper cup of coffee". To hear them is to love them. And Steve is going to a Ventriloquists Anonymous meeting to deal with his issues. And boy does he have issues.

June 12, 2017 01:26 PM PDT

Peter Davis is Steve's guest. Peter has played in the house band of Prairie Home Companion and has mastered several musical instruments. His rendition of "Five Guys Named Moe" is exquisite. Harry helps with the scat singing.
Plus, Steve decides to practice the Flapdoodle maneuver on Harry. A dangerous move that can cause irreparable damage to the ventriloquist's arm if done improperly. Needless to say things don't go as planned.
And...Steve plays "Old Dan Tucker" from his album "Silly Songs about Silly People" with Jay Ungar and Molly Mason. You may remember Jay because he wrote the theme to Ken Burns' "The Civil War" and was nominated for a Grammy because of it. Molly Mason was in the Prairie Home Companion house band for several years.

June 07, 2017 12:41 PM PDT

5 time winner of the W.C. Handy award, Rory Block is Steve's guest.
Blues guitarist, singer and songwriter, Rory is the real McCoy. She sings "One thing I like about that man of mine".
And Harry is doing impossible things. Really. Going through the eye of a needle, tying a knot in an apple and vacuuming the studio with a blackhole.
And Steve and Harry give a rousing rendition of "It ain't gonna rain no more, no more".
What more can you ask for in an audio podcast?

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