Everyone continues to love the antics and comical chemistry of the founders of Big Timing Comedy (Eric - Balls and Stefan - Paco) and comedianne/Radio Personality from Baltimore's 98 Rock, Wendi Townsend. Check out this fun loving road trip of a podcast with Paco, Balls, Wendi, Producer Mike, Intern Andy and any guest they can coax into the car ride with them especially now that we have a sexy lady with us! We talk about anything from sports, clowns, pop culture, music, movies, weird news, crazy life stories, stories of our comedy shows, etc. You never know what you're gonna get! So jump in and and enjoy the ride!
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It’s a packed studio when Paco’s Got Balls featuring Wendi turns 100 episodes old! With no sign of Paco, Balls and Wendi are thrilled to welcome the Edward R Murrow Award winning producer of WYPR’s ‘Out of the Blocks’, Aaron Henkin! Plus, DJ Lightning drops by to chat, and brings cake, with comedian Connor Dykes in tow! After Intern Andy finally receives his Secret Santa Gift, Wendi tells a pants- poopingly good tale, and Balls gives an update about their St. Patrick’s Day float. Then Aaron gets the hot seat and chats about his work on the LaughFinder podcast, how he got into the public radio biz, and shows off his tats. Here’s to another 100 episodes!
Paco, Balls, and Wendi welcome Delaware comedian Al Carroll to the studio! Al chats about his experiences with Delaware music festivals, while Wendi expresses some grievances. Then Paco and Balls recap their recent comedy show in Cambridge, which leads to the great apple butter vs apple sauce debate of 2019. After some local news about a certain celeb in hot water is discussed, it’s the hot seat for Al! He chats about being in a band, the high cost of being a comedian, and his last performance with Delaware Adult Improv.
Intern Andy is out sick but Balls returns in full health, just in time to help Wendi and Paco slap some cozy headphones on guest comedian Tommy Highland! After the team revisits some sex toy discussion and the wondrous Hitachi wand, Paco gets some accolades for his brand new NPR series, and delivers some sad news from his weekend. Tommy delivers a yarn about an uncouth feline companion, and then gets the hot seat treatment. He gets honest about his relationship with his wife, and his appearance on Comedy Central’s hit series Delco Proper!
With Balls still out sick, Paco and Wendi stir up a raucous evening when we welcome the promising Baltimore comedian Josie Marcellino to the studio! Get ready for enlightening discussions about sex, dating, and desperation in the days before internet porn! Soon the group addresses some upcoming 2019 films, and reveals their favorite Tarantino movie. Then it's Josie in the hot seat to talk about her comedy, cosplay, her experience on Paid or Pain, and Mag Fest!
Balls is down for the count this week, but the fabulous Wendi Townsend returns to spit fire on the mic! Plus, Paco’s Got Balls welcomes the co-host of Today's 101.9 Morning show and voiceover on 1057TheFan, the lovely and dynamic Gina Crash! Gina instantly gets chummy with the gang as she chats movies, Alt Rock, Broadway shows, and life in the ‘biz. Then Wendi reveals her new celebrity Twitter follower, and keeps the crew guessing! Things get sentimental when Paco and Gina get warm and fuzzy about their shared Alma Mater. Finally, Gina gets real about how she got her name, her chemistry with her co-host, and dishes about which celebs gave the worst interviews!
While Wendi enjoys a few days in the mountains, the team is joined by wildly talented actor Michael Panzarotto! Michael talks about how he got inspired to continue the legacy of his childhood hero, Jonathan Harris, and drops some sci-fi trivia. Paco and Balls continue to discuss their struggles with Facebook, and plug the podcast’s upcoming venture into Twitch. Balls gets real about some troubling dreams, and it’s up to Paco’s analytical skills to get to the bottom of it. Finally the group discusses the debut of a new Netflix documentary that prompts more foreskin talk, and leads to a new understanding of the origins of going under the knife.
Danger Will Robinson! It’s a very special episode of Paco’s Got Balls when the crew welcomes aboard Dr. Zachary Smith, one of the famous passengers of the 1997 Jupiter 2 mission to Alpha Centauri! After Paco and Balls talk Sports Corner and the recent Baltimore Ravens game, Dr. Smith gets personal about his childhood, his career, his gambling addiction, and explains what really happened on that fateful day he ended up aboard the Jupiter 2 with the Robinson family and that bubble headed booby of robot! Don’t miss this intergalactic episode full of twists, turns, surprises, and sentient vegetables!
It's the last episode of 2018, and John Dayton is back in the studio tonight with more 'teetles' than you could ever 'totle'! After a quick recap of the year including an ode to Burt Reynolds, Paco, Balls and Mike chat about their ongoing issues with Facebook. Guest host Chris Lewis describes the moment that facebook stopped being cool, while the group discusses some Zucker-bureaucracy. Then John 'plays ball' in the hot seats, talks about his inspirations for comedy, adventures with fellow comedian Mila Simon, the origin story of his tattoos, and gets juicy about his love life.
With no Wendi or Intern Andy, Paco Balls and Producer Mike keep the merriment going in this holiday episode with guest host Chris Lewis! And finally, all the way from the Eastern Shore, we've got special guest and national treasure John Dayton *SWOON*! John pops in with the skinny about his time hosting the recent Roadie Joes show, while Paco and Balls recap their adventures at the Crisfield Country Club. The air is filled with talk of agressive geese, how to properly pronounce things, and Balls describes his annual holiday hunting trip. Shake off those post-holiday blues with some drunken holiday antics!
The sensational Erik Woodworth is in the studio tonight, for a very frabjous holiday special! Things kick off when we discuss Balls’ first time testing out his material at our recent Open Mic show, and Paco gives some pointers while Wendi gets passionate about stand up comedy. Erik talks about what it’s like being on the Laugh Finder podcast, Clive Barker, and his kinsman-ship with fellow comedian Tommy Sinbazo. Soon Paco’s up against the wall as he defends his views about a recent holiday music controversy, and the group discusses their rocky relationship with facebook after censorship bites down on their marketing strategies. Plus, the group exchanges Secret Santa gifts! It’s a holly jolly one you don’t want to miss!
Balls springs a pair of surprise guests on the group: listener, super-fan and expatriate Andy Giordano, along with his dad Bill AKA Wild Bill! After the group recaps their carnivorous Christmas carousal at Fogo de Chao, Andy blesses the crew with gifts from afar, and chats about what it’s like living and working in Russia! Bill introduces us to a couple of his long dormant characters for some back and forth with Paco! Things come full circle when Balls reveals the Mystery Mailer has struck again, and it turns out our guest may have some insight that would bring this hard-broiled mystery to its toe-curling climax!
With Wendi still out, Mike Anderson of 98Rock and Kelly O'Donnell Ware of Kelly’s Dream are back for an outrageous episode of scattered topics! Mike discusses the time he tackled a rare steak, and a debate begins about digesting raw meat. And Paco and Balls chat about firing muzzle loaders and express their love for Keanu Reeves. Then, news of a strange business venture in Maine turns into an ambitious gastronomic experiment. Things take a strange turn as Intern Andy chats about an unusual sexual phenomenon, and the group dovetails into a long spiritual discussion when Anderson bears his soul.
With Wendi MIA, Paco and Balls welcome back 98 Rock’s Mike Anderson to co-host. And when our guest calls out, the ravishing Kelly O'Donnell Ware pops by to chat with the gang about Kelly’s Dream fundraisers, her brand new website, and their upcoming Saint Patrick’s Day parade float! The celebration continues when Balls reveals the status of his foreskin restoration. And finally, Paco slips on the ole’ deerstalker cap when the mystery mailer strikes yet again!
The holidays are upon us here on Paco’s Got Balls! It’s an evening of hilarity when Pennsylvania comedian Rubi Nicholas, owner of the Lanc Out Loud Comedy Club, and her beau Patrick, pop in to chat with the gang! Rubi’s rapid-fire comedy thrills us, as she talks her former career, starting over from scratch, and being in love! And soon Rubi is in the hot seat for a round of classic Paco’s Got Balls questions. You’re in for a mixed bag of delicious morsels, including gallows humor, pet care, a meditation on mortality, restored foreskins, and gluing eyebrows to one’s glasses.
The group welcomes full-time funny man Jim Bryan to the show, and promptly creeps him out for his first guest appearance! Wendi kicks off by coaching Paco on how to implement ‘dirty talk’ in the bedroom. Paco and Balls recap their recent camping trip and Paco’s expert marksmanship, as well as the highlights of our recent Roadie Joe’s show and Intern Andy’s debut on stage. Soon it’s Jim in the hot seat, chatting about how he ended up in the pursuit of happiness, his wild schedule, the secrets of his astonishing beard, and the origins of his business in Hanover Pennsylvania: Church of Satire Comedy Club!
In Part 2 of our Halloween Spectacular, the gang comfortably and thoroughly examines a certain rubber toy before introducing surprise guest, improv comic and femme fatale Katie Dunn! Katie talks about how she got bit by the improv-bug, as well as the origins of her and Balls' friendship, and the prophetic tarot readings that may have sealed his future. Its all fun and games when Katie and Paco get swept into an Irish brogue-off, but soon the gang gets earnest about race relations, racial intelligence, dating, and parenting within the entertainment industry.
Paco returns in full form for tonight’s Halloween Spectacular! This time, he’s the one who receives a special package from our mystery mailer… and masterfully deduces a list of possible suspects as the plot thickens. Who is the pervy Moriarty to our plucky Holmes and Watson??? And the gang is honored when home-grown talent Kevi Cornell, author of the The Element Saga, joins us from Orlando Florida for the hot seat! Kevi talks about his experiences living on the Eastern Shore, shares wisdom on life and writing, and discusses how he turned his own childhood comics into critically-acclaimed urban fantasy novels!
The delightful Rose Vineshank sticks around for Part Two! This time, Wendi and Balls reflect on the Sully’s show and talk shop, and Balls expresses his love for an infamous Jim Carrey film. Wendi tells the origin story of her voicemail message, and Rose demonstrates her keen knowledge of herpetology. Things heat up when Rose dishes about dating, her experience in standup, and her experimentation with marijuana, all leading up to the most creative FMK session in history.
Balls and Wendi double-team tonight’s episode, as their cohort makes his way to NYC. But who better to fill the Paco-shaped hole than Baltimore comedian Rose Vineshank?? Rose joins the gang for a recap of the latest comedy nights and to talk about her recent experience performing at Roadie Joe’s. Tune in for stories of accidental home invasions, geriatric alcoholics, and more Freudian slips than you can shake a stick at. Then stick around for Rose and her razor-sharp wit in one of the most memorable hot seats of all time!
We’re back with 98Rock’s Scott Reardon, and this time he’s in the hot seat with Paco, Balls and Wendi! Scott talks radio, business, running, family, his heroes, and which celebs leave him star-struck. Along the way he addresses his thoughts on his uncanny resemblance to Dennis Pitta, and gives his opinion on Olivia Wilde’s forehead. It’s another good time in this follow up to last week’s episode, so don’t miss it!
The gang humbly welcomes 98 Rock’s Scott Reardon to the studio to pregame for the hot seat! Meanwhile a mystery is afoot when Eric receives an alluring gift in the mail from an unknown sender, and Stefan vows to crack the case. Along the way, we discuss role-playing, kinky urban legends of the Renaissance Fair, violent bathroom encounters, discarded companions, and some recent sports news about dem ‘Os! Get ready for a treat, folks.
The gang is in rare form tonight after close calls with the fuzz, run-ins with rude audience members, and bizarre news articles. Wendi sings an old favorite while we discuss movies, pregnancy tips, and shifting the culture of comedy in today’s socio-political landscape. So kick back, take a swig of the ole’ Donkey Sauce, and get your ears tickled by what is sure to be a Paco’s Got Balls feat. Wendi classic!
Paco, Balls, and Intern Andy recover from their weekend of debauchery in Salisbury. Stefan fulfill’s Andy’s impression wishlist with a few classics, and Wendi joins in. The gang gets sour when our guest bails, until party-animal dynamo Tim Fullpower skypes in from Thunder Bay, Canada to charm our pants off.
The Midnight Idol is in the house tonight! Wayne Newton tears himself away from the silk sheets to chat with us about Arabian horses, the Golden Girls, his mob ties, and Chinese Finger cu..I mean..love. And things heat up after dark, when Mr. Las Vegas gets drilled about his most secret sexual exploits! Spoilers: Things get dirty.
The fabulous Mark Riccadonna graces the studio this week for some yuks with the gang. Along for the ride is Bucks County, PA comedian Marc Kaye, and Big Timing’s in-house photographer Chris Lewis! The team talks business and comedy, masturbatory devices, and all manner of comedians - both lovely and loathsome. And Riccadonna chats about the time he kidnapped and tortured a pop star and met Julia Roberts’ brother Eric. . .
The team takes a shot out of the ol’ vodka machine gun, as Wendi and the Goonz discuss capitalism and happiness. And the Goonz are up to no good on the telephone machine again! Feast your ears on the beginning of true bromance between a truck driver and a tea vendor, and more shenanigans.
The boys recount their booze-soaked journey to Allagash Maine where they battle rapids, hangovers, and isolation from wi-fi…armed only with special baked goods and the power of friendship. Oh, and a machine gun filled with vodka. Meanwhile the Graveyard Goonz pop in for stories of Craigslist Missed Connection, encounters with moose, and contemplation about Paco’s run-ins with the long arm of the law.
Balls is on family vacation to.....??? Wendi is running her comedy night at Emerald Tavern, which leaves Paco and Mike to themselves on this episode. YIKES! Paco goes on a rant about sports, travel, and life. Its a good one!