October 6th, 2020 | Season 2 | 43 mins 43 secs
Frank, John Holmberg (@98KUPD @HMSon98), Scott Long (@ScottComedy) and producer Dick Toledo (@DickToledo) zoom together for a special "mini" cast to discuss the happenings of an active NFL Week 4 and to share thoughts on what's going on with the Dallas Cowboys thus far and their talented QB Dak Prescott as he looks to prove himself and garner the big payday of a new contract.
September 22nd, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 23 mins
Frank (@FrankCaliendo), John Holmberg (@98KUPD, @HMSon98), Scott Long (@ScottComedy) and producer Dick Toledo (@DickToledo) zoom in to discuss the recent Netflix documentary release 'The Social Dilemma' and it's wide reaching affects on society, entertainment and sports as well as discussing all the action and surprises of week 2 action in the NFL.
September 15th, 2020 | 1 hr 21 mins
Frank, John Holmberg (@HMSon98), Scott Long (@ScottComedy) and producer Dick Toledo (@Dick Toledo) convene the Monday after the week 1 Sunday games of the 2020 NFL season to talk football, how the games felt as a viewer and initial thoughts of what's to come this season!
September 8th, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 40 mins
Frank, John Holmberg (@HMSon98), Scott Long (@ScottComedy) and producer Dick Toledo (@DickToledo) in preparation for the start of what is an NFL season unlike any other invite in former NFL Executive (Patriots, Raiders, Browns, Eagles, 49ers) and current writer for The Athletic (@TheAthletic) to discuss how the season may look different as well as predictions and expectations for teams this year. You can also find and subscribe to Michael's podcast The GM Shuffle #GMShuffle on apple podcasts and many other podcasting platforms.
August 4th, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 51 mins
Frank, John Holmberg (@98KUPD) and producer Dick Toledo (@DickToledo) head to the Caliendo bunker studio this week to talk about the potential banning of Tik Tok in the U.S. and whether some of the app's most famous users are actually comedians doing original content or mimics grandstanding on other people's work. Plus, they talk about standing by a friend and believing them when that friend is under fire from serious allegations from more than two decades ago and how to deal with that when said friend is former CaliendoCast guest Bryan Callen. This week also sees the return of young intern Shaun Salehi (@ShaunSalehi) and comedian Scott Long (@ScottComedy) zoom's in to save the show!
July 28th, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 29 mins
Frank, John Holmberg (@98KUPD) and producer Dick Toledo (@DickToledo) assemble to discuss the terminology of The Planet Of The Apes and fitting in the phrase 'Of The Apes' with many current things going on right now in the country as well as wish John a Happy Birthday complete with gift "unboxing". They also touch on President Trump's candid interview with Dave Portnoy from Barstool Sports, perform some creative cursing impressions and welcome back in comedian Scott Long (@Scottcomedy) to talk about the return of major sports and what we all think it may look like this fall with the impending return of football!
June 1st, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 22 mins
Frank & John Holmberg (@98KUPD) recorded this episode LIVE from Frank's home studio for the first time in nearly 3 months and are joined by Scott Long (@ScottComedy) and Shaun Salehi (@doubles30) on Zoom to discuss the events of a wild week and weekend of protests and rioting across the nation in response to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on Memorial Day. Not sure if we found any answers but the discussion seems to be the most important part as much of the nation pushes for reform and justice.
May 26th, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 38 mins
Frank, John Holmberg (@98KUPD), Scott Long (@ScottComedy) and Shaun Salehi (@doubles30) get together for a discussion about dealing with complainers in a viral world, give their thoughts and impressions of the country's first week "back" after being reopened to a degree and talk about the hopeful return of sports.
May 23rd, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 37 mins
When Frank began getting "into" the world of comics he quickly became acquainted with artist and comic book creator/writer Todd McFarlane (@Todd_McFarlane of Image Comics, Spawn, The Amazing Spiderman). So in this episode Frank, joined by John Holmberg (@98KUPD), Scott Long (@Scott Comedy) dialed up Zoom for a conversation on what it's like to create iconic work, to go up against the juggernaut marketers of the 4 major pro sports leagues, to take on the giants of the comic books industry, and how it feels to overcome them all and carve out your own niche.
Later in the cast Steven Maurer (@TheMrMaurer) & Jon Mendte (@JonMendte) from the Welcome To Fireside Crew (@FiresideCrew) join in to ask the more pertinent and technically "nerdy" questions dealing with Todd's world of Image Comics and his character of Spawn.
May 21st, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 12 mins
Frank, John Holmberg (@98KUPD) and Scott Long (@ScottComedy) head to zoom and bring in actor/comedian Bryan Callen (ABC's 'Schooled') for a discussion on artisan coffee, jui-jitsu, tennis and politics. NOT a political conversation about leanings but more a conversation about political history and how important things are on local levels and how easily we can all be affected by propaganda.
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May 18th, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 52 mins
Frank, John Holmberg (@98KUPD), Scott Long (@ScottComedy), Shaun Salehi (@doubles30), producer Dick Toledo (@DickToledo) and Jose Meza (@JoseMeza_creator) scheduled an interview with NBA Hall Of Fame and NCAA legend Bill Walton. What transpired thereafter can only be described as an interesting visit to the mind of a man who's always thinking about things greater than himself. We present the interview in its entirety, uncut, fully unedited so you can experience it just as we all did on the zoom call! We hope you enjoy as much as we did. Frank even called upon the help of Walton's broadcasting partner Dave Pasch (@DavePasch), who joins the call midway through and again at the end, to try and help us make sense of and decode the mystery that is Bill Walton.
May 14th, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 25 mins
Frank, John Holmberg, Scott Long and Shaun Salehi dialed up a zoom call with best selling mystery/thriller author Harlan Coben for a discussion on the recent successes of his Netflix series (adapted from his books) 'The Stranger', the optioning and production of many of his other works such as 'The Five', 'Safe' and 'The Woods'.
You can find more info about Harlan on his website https://www.harlancoben.com/ or on social media @HarlanCoben on Twitter and Instagram.
May 12th, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 22 mins
While prepping for a setup to an interview Frank, John & Scott did with NBA Hall Of Famer Shaquille O'Neal, Frank was able to arrange a surprise guest from one of John's all-time most beloved TV shows. Listen in to find out who and then stay for a great candid conversation with Shaq about charity work and what he thinks of how the Golden State Warriors would fare against the teams from his "era".
May 7th, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 48 mins
Frank Caliendo, John Holmberg, Scott Long and Shaun Salehi sit down Zoom-style for an engaging conversation with CBS News' Chief Washington Correspondent Major Garrett (@CBSMajor) covering everything from his start in Washington as a newspaper reporter for The Houston Post 30 years ago to his thoughts on the many presidents he's covered in that time to what the hallmarks are of doing the job of informing the public on the happenings of the political world. And all while also learning new terminology and the ingredients of the 'Drink of the Viceroy'!
Here's a link to a situation between Major and former President Obama that is referenced in the podcast:
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May 5th, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 14 mins
Frank Caliendo ( @Frank Caliendo ), John Holmberg ( @98KUPD ), Scott Long (@ScottComedy), Shaun Salehi (@DoubleS30), Dick Toledo (@DickToledo) and Jose Meza (@JoseMezaCreator) convene to discuss John's weekend livestream concert with his band #HolmbergsUnderCover to raise $$ for The Arizona Humane Society and the state of Arizona's and the country's continued Shelter At Home order and if there may be an end in sight.
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April 30th, 2020 | Season 2 | 1 hr 24 mins
Frank, John, Scott & Shaun sat down for an inspirational and motivating chat with "success coach" Ed Mylett touching on everything from his low self esteem as a young athlete to finding his keys to success through studying successful people! Listen here or on YouTube at frankcaliendodotcom #caliendocast