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Carlos MenciaComedian Carlos Mencia returned to The Freak Nation this week as he continued his latest comedy tour. It’s always fun to have Mencia with The Freaks especially as he riffs on the L.A. Dodgers and Rams, his passion for baseball, taking his friends to a Lakers game, political correctness and reaching for the brown sugar. Mencia is always ready with a story that’ll leave you in stitches. Listen…

Travis BraunDisney Channel Producer Travis Braun has spent a lifetime talking with youne people, racers and his Dad’s Triumph Spitfire. He’s the brother of sports car champion driver Colin Braun but his latest headline is all for Travis. He’s become a producer for the Disney Channel. The programs he’s developing for Disney could solve a growing problem for motor racing promoters: putting young people back into cars and, maybe, becoming racing fans. Listen.

Jeremy PivenActor and producer Jeremy Piven, Ari Gold from the award-winning Entourage television show, is turning his attention to stand up comedy. Piven won a Golden Globe Award and three consecutive Emmy Award as Ari Gold. Now, though, he’s like to win some great laughs as a comedian. He’s touring the country now doing shows. It must be difficult, though, doing comedy when no one’s laughing in the studio to doing comedy in front of an audience where you wantlaughs every minute or so. Listen…

Jay FryeIndyCar President Jay Frye Sunday night told The Freak Nation a lot of behind the scenes information about the upcoming IndyCar season and seasons to come. Will races start earlier in the year to capture audiences? Could there be a race the second week in January? Are new teams signing up for IndyCar racing? Is media already getting ready for Fernando Alonso’s appearance at the Indy 500 in May? Listen…

Brian LohnesNHRA Broadcast Announcer Brian Lohnes shared some drag racing trade secrets with The Freaks Sunday night. Maybe the biggest insight was how the NHRA will try to bring younger audiences into drag racing’s big tent. What role will Courtney Force play in drag racing going forward? Where’s 2018 Pro Stock champion Tanner Grey going? Lohnes will become the new NHRA broadcast announcer in a couple weeks when he joins analyst Tony Pedregon in a couple weeks at Pomona. Listen…

Mark MIlesIndyCar CEO Mark Miles was in The Freak Nation Sunday night to give The Freaks a State of IndyCar conversation. That includes the latest on IndyCar’s new series partner, NTT Data. that sponsorship will open in 2019 and was put together all within three months of talks. Miles also gave The Freaks some background on a special woman, Betty Rutherford who died Sunday. She was the wife of Indy 500 champoin Johnny Rutherford and a pioneer for women in the sport. Listen.

Adam FerraraActor Comedian Adam Ferrara who had a successful run on the TV show Top Gear was in The Freak Nation this week after learning that his latest comedy album, Unconditional, was named comedy album of the year. Ferrare had a hilarious visit talking about helping his Dad work on the family car, his friendship with fellow Top Gear hosts Tanner Foust and Rutledge Wood, and the road trip he took with Tanner that ended with things flying out of the van. Adam was fun with a capitol F. Listen…

Pauly ShoreComedian and Actor Paul Montgomery Shore — just a couple weeks from his Feb 1st birthday – came into The Freak Nation Sunday night to talk about his diverse career that went from MTV to a chain of big screen feature films.  Shore is best known for his roles in several comedy films in the 1990s, including Encino Man (1992), Son in Law (1993), and Bio-Dome (1996). He’d love to see his standup experiences take him to a one-man show on Broadcast and/or Las Vegas.  This is a great conversation with a headliner.  Listen…

SC_FreaksAt the end of every year the SpeedFreaks announce their Freakies, the best in the motor racing year. Who’s the Driver/Rider of the Year? The Race of the Year? The Freak of the Year? And, a special look at the Story of the Year from just one of the Freaks. Listen…

Marlon WayansComedian and Actor Marlon Wayans visited with The Freaks before his weekend of Stand Up Live in Phoenix.  The celebrated comedian had a great conversation with The Freaks about the current state of comedy in America and how culture is changing what’s funny for many people.  Wayans, however, isn’t willing to change his stand up act to meet a changing culture.  Listen…