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Judah Friedlander: 10/20/15

Judah Friedlander: 10/20/15

The Moment with Brian Koppelman - October 20, 2015 - 1:11:26

Judah Friedlander, the longtime comedian, star of 30 Rock, and author of the new book, If the Raindrops United, joins Brian this week to talk about how his material has changed over the years, his various battles with anxiety, and what it felt like to finally find a home on stage. Plus, Brian reads a passage from the new book and the two discuss why the only thing holding Judah back from making his first special is Judah. Topics mentioned on today’s show include: If the Raindrops United by Judah Friedlander 30 Rock Scott Ferrall Radio Show Top Spin WJOK Comedy Radio Comedy Tonight with Bill Boggs Robin Byrd Show Skywalking: The Life and Films of George Lucas by Dale Pollock Diner At The Diner by Brian Koppelman 1984 by George Orwell Dead Poets Society The Tibetan Book of the Dead Healing Back Pain: The Mind-Body Connection by John Sarno Rocky The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron People mentioned on today's show: Judah Friedlander Steven Wright Lenny Bruce Rick Shapiro Bob Newhart Allan Havey Steve Martin Bob Hope Rodney Dangerfield Peter North Rick Baker Phil Tippet Ray Harryhausen Paul Reiser Jim Gaffigan Bill Burr Ted Alexandro Ben Bailey Sam Kinison John Mulrooney Andrew Dice Clay Richard Lewis Jerry Seinfeld Blaine Capatch Patton Oswalt Big Jay Oakerson Steve Nash This episode of The Moment is brought to you by Braintree. Looking to set up payments for your business? Braintree gives your app or website a payment solution that accepts just about every payment method with one simple integration. Plus, we’ll give you your first $50,000 in transactions fee-­free. To learn more, visit And by The Message, a new podcast series from GE Podcast Theater. Twitter: @BrianKoppelman iTunes: Email:

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