The Comedy Button
What's going on, Internet!? Prepare for some of the most insane rambling about everything from life, to sex, to what passes for 21st-century Internet culture. Your aural canals are ours, and we're filling them with nonsense -- courtesy of hosts Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville. BRAAAP BRAAAP! New episode every Friday afternoon!
The Comedy Button: Episode 158

Gumby is stupid, pogs were never cool, and Skeletor is advertising Honda cars on TV. WTF is wrong with this world? Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:30pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 157

Our recent foray into cooking was a complete disaster. Also, your friends' jokes probably suck. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 156

When did we all realize that we were adults? And WTF is that word we just made up at the end of the last sentence? Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 155

We go behind the scenes on our recent NPR interview, talk about stupid made-up animals, pay a visit to the cat cafe, and learn that Max might have possibly hooked up with a Goonies villain one time. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 154

We visit our very own graveyard of comedy failures, discuss the importance of traveling when you're young, and invite David Lynch onto our show for one brief shining moment. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 153

Guest host Jack DeVries returns to help us examine the effect that weird old dudes and X-Men cartoons have on impressionable youths. We also wonder what fast food commercials would look like if they actually told the truth, and talk about our biggest first world problems. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, and Max Scoville, with special guest Jack DeVries.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 152

Huff paint, read a book, and join us for myriad tales of getting hitched. Note: Please don't huff any paint. Don't do drugs. Even though that's not really a drug, unless you're stupid. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 151

You have relationship questions, we have long-winded answers and hard-left tangents. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with special guest Marty Sliva.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 150

With Halloween upon us, murder is in the air as we talk about Anthony's road rage, Ryan's terrible driving skills, and which of us would make the least-wrathful god. Also, Halloween kinda sucks when you're an adult. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:00pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 149

Cool Ryan Scott returns to tell us a very out-of-left-field story about his dad. That is, after Anthony and Max tell us all about what the aliens REALLY want to do to us. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:00pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 148

Special guest Moonshine Bonanza regales us with tales from the strip club, and we uncover a lot of Max's ongoing psychological problems when he reads us some bedtime stories from his 2nd grade journal. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with special guest Moonshine Bonanza.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 147

Saturday morning cartoons are officially dead, and we reminisce about our favorites as Anthony regales us with stories of hunting for literal garbage in sunny Seattle. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 146

Brian and guest host Mitch Dyer had themselves an adventure in Japan, where (among other things) they encountered a strange golden man, cavorted with owls, and had a brush with the Yakuza's top gaming expert. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with special guest Mitch Dyer.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

The Best of the Comedy Button: 2014 Edition

It's another collection of the Comedy Button's greatest bits -- perfect for getting all you new listeners up to speed, and to force all of your other heathen friends to listen to, and like, and like liking! Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Direct download: ComedyButton_Best2014.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 145

Max gets a fake doctor's note, and everyone shares their favorite Ryan Scott memories. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 144

Between bouts of consuming the borderline-toxic novelty sodas and candy that one sadistic fan sent us, we delve into the little-known friendship between Benjamin Franklin and Mark Twain. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 143

Brian and Max went fishing with Anthony up in Seattle, and lived through their very own PAX Prime hotel nightmare. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:00pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 142

Disaster strikes our cast, and we don't just mean the recent California earthquake -- Scott recounts the most horrific Airbnb mix-up ever. First-world problems, people. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:45pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 141

Max returns from his whirlwind tour of Vietnam -- where he helped struggling children who were crying in pain due to health issues -- only to be greeted by a bunch of Internet gamer man-children crying in fake pain about season passes and Fez 2. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 140

Yes, some people are in the closet -- but this week's guest star actually lives in a literal closet. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, and Ryan Scott, with special guest Bill Zoeker.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:00pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 139

Max's girlfriend joins us this week to talk about bad movies, Vietnam vacations, and her poops. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with special guest Jenn Ngo.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:00pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 138

In a battle between superheroes, Aquaman has way cooler powers than Jesus. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:30pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 137

Much-requested guest host Jackie Talbott joins us at long last, to talk about things that are only legal in two states, and a bunch of other very un-ladylike things. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, and Max Scoville, with special guest Jackie Talbott.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:30pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 136

Guest host Jack DeVries returns to tell sordid tales of Philadelphia field trips gone horribly bizarre. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with special guest Jack DeVries.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:30pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 135 Pot is legal in Washington, and eels are DUMB. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.
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The Comedy Button: Episode 134

Special guest Colin Moriarty joins us to talk about how you're not really east coast unless you've had a near-death experience at actual real-world New Jersey nightmare factory Action Park. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with special guest Colin Moriarty.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:30pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 133

This week, we celebrate (or at least incredulously listen to) Brian and Max's shared love... for horses. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:00pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 132

Our (real) reactions to this year's E3 Expo are nothing compared to Ryan and Anthony's schoolyard magazine production dreams. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, and Ryan Scott.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 131

This year's E3 was apparently pretty crazy -- but not quite as crazy as Anthony's tale of feeding condoms to dogs. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:00pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 130

What do anime conventions and the cat circus have in common? They're both orchestrated by a lot of single people. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:30pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 129

Ah, boy... we're just so tired of all these Star Wars. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:15am PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 128

Facebook gots stupid questions, and we gots smart 'n' funny answers. Come at us, Internet. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:30pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 127

Video game critic, TV personality, and all-around awesome dude Adam Sessler joins us to talk about the first time he kissed a girl, and how he turned Wayne's World into a career. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Max Scoville, and Ryan Scott, with special guest Adam Sessler.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:45am PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 126

Ryan wasn't here this week to take copious notes and stay quiet for a full hour, so who knows what's in store for this episode? Probably bangin' talk. Lots of bangin' talk. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:30pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 125

None of these things are good ideas: powdered alcohol, throwing a dead cobra on the street, buying makeup that's sponsored by fictional characters, and keeping in touch with your old stupid classmates. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:30am PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 124

Anthony is, apparently, the best BFF ever, whether you're a man or woman. Which is totally cool, you know. We're cool with whatever -- whatever you want to do is cool with us. Not judging at all. We're just saying, Anthony is super-cool. Hes a pretty cool guy, great guy. He's a real keeper. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:30pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 123

What's the most cartoonishly bad restaurant in San Francisco, and who went there for kicks (hint: not Ryan)? Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:30am PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 122

Everyone has vacation stories this week! Max stayed in a horse hotel, Brian saw the 9/11 tourist attraction, and Ryan visited his ancestral homeland. Yep, only the best for this band of actual grown adults. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:00pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 121

Brian and Max are too drunk for their own good. Seriously, WTF is wrong with these guys? Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:30am PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 120

We aren't quite sure whether H.R. Pufnstuf or the terrifying original version of McDonaldland left more childhood scars on us. Remember, kids: Night terrors are not fun. Starring Brian Altano, Scott Bromley, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:00pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 119

This week, the cast plays "Kill Ryan." The shocking truth is, they would utterly lose this game in real-life, because Ryan is a MFing BADASS. Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 118

It's almost 2015, and we still don't have all that garbage Back to the Future Part II promised us, nor are we living in some weird alternate version of the '80s. But that sure as heck doesn't keep the Internet from trolling the heck out of people who are desperate for a stupid flying skateboard. Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:30pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 117

If each of us could swap lives with one of our fellow castmates for a day, who would we pick? Well, the answer to that is: How badly does everyone want to experience Ryan's presumed cartoon-character lifestyle? And how much do we want to bang each other's girlfriends? This is kind of awkward now. Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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The Comedy Button: Episode 116

This week, amid our stories of accidental racism and Chris Farley sightings, one Comedy Button cast member unveils his grand plan for creating a home cockpit chair. Just in case you didn't know, that's not even a single full step shy of owning a race car bed. Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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The Comedy Button: Episode 115

What happens when two nerdy white guys (one of them nine feet tall) visit the ancestral homeland of video games and samurai -- Japan itself -- and decide that it would be a great idea to get into bathroom hijinks at an anime cafe? Yeah, it's even worse than you think. Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with special guest Mitch Dyer.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:00pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 114

We watch some stupid commercials, steer clear of Seattle's horse cops, take a ride on the Reading Railroad, have some excellent spa adventures, witness a shootout, Hulk out at a cabbie stricken with Uber-envy, freak out about corporations, hear more about Anthony's love life, leave our porn out for the maintenance guy, obsess over Wikipedia way too much, play Minecraft for grown-ups, praise our role models, and have a serious herp-chat. Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:30pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 113

On this week's extra-awesome episode, Adventures of Pete & Pete star Danny Tamberelli returns with his on-sceen big brother Mike Maronna in tow, we hear some behind-the-scenes tales of Grand Theft Auto V, Ryan and Mike have an OK Q*bert love affair, Mike tells us what it was like to teach Bill Clinton how to use the Internet, we hear some fun Home Alone set stories, we hear even more Pete & Pete stories, everyone recalls their He-Man memories, we drop some hot hip-hop voiceovers, Max and Mike nerd out over their mutual love of Dragon Ball Z, and Danny and Mike answer some listener email. Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville, with special guests Michael Maronna and Danny Tamberelli.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:30pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 112

It's another three-man show, wherein Scott hates his birthday, we recall the first video games we ever played, Ryan delves into the contents of his MP3 player, proxy servers are cool, our stupid hobbies make us feel older than we are, we (occasionally) question our lots in life, the revelation of Santa Claus and wrestling being (spoilers) fake drove our kid selves mad, getting friend-zoned is your own stupid fault, we examine the peculiar difficulties of the late '90s, we talk all about pants, we take refuge in an imaginary zombie apocalypse, a 35-year-old virgin asks us for some love advice, and we reveal our comedic influences. Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, and Ryan Scott.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 111

This week, Anthony is dating a 23-year-old, we take a trip to the Bone Zone, the great California drought has us doing nothing differently whatsoever, Max grows up a little bit more, Tata Massage takes its face-slapping operations international, rap is for insane people, politically correct people don't care about you, Anthony misses San Francisco, Scarlett Johansson loves her Sodastream, we don't understand where countries are, we remember some of our most rage-filled moments, Ryan hacked some pay phones, Brian made a ninja movie, Max is actually a permanent man-child, and we all say something nice about Ryan. Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:30pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 110

With half the cast MIA, it's down to Brian, Scott, and the guy who doesn't talk to discuss the Star Wars canon re-org, Ryan's extracurricular activities, Brian's month of sobriety, Scott's big gay wedding, continuing to get old, pie filling for lunch, the origin of our show's name, Brian's triple-platinum album, the aftermath of Scott's new pop culture show, and Dungeons & Dragons. Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, and Ryan Scott.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:30pm PDT

The Comedy Button: Episode 109

After a way-longer-than-we-planned-for holiday break, we're back in 2014 to talk about the real-world problems that occasionally happen, Anthony's love for Rust, "Ryan Scott," Brian's latest awful airline story (and his subsequent tales from New Jersey), Anthony's quest to be totally radical at 31, eating healthy because we're old, Anthony's dad's newfound tolerance for humanity, Max's big tragedy lever pull, Ryan vs. the MMA, the worst college professor ever, bashing fine art, dire YouTube predictions, and Brian's r-word resolution. Starring Scott Bromley, Brian Altano, Anthony Gallegos, Ryan Scott, and Max Scoville.

Direct download: ComedyButton_Ep109.mp3
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