<![CDATA[Funnyman Malcolm Grissom - The Verve Show]]>Wed, 20 Sep 2017 03:29:57 -0700Weebly<![CDATA[12/12/13  A Holly, Jolly Verve Show]]>Mon, 23 Dec 2013 04:58:26 GMThttp://malcolmgrissom.com/the-verve-show/121213-a-holly-jolly-verve-showFirst of all, let’s wish a happy birthday to the fabulous and funny Aurora Simcovich.  Former guest, Dan Dion celebrated his day yesterday.  And funnyman Scott Capurro had a birthday on Tuesday, as did Minnesota storyteller Richard Rousseau and from Honokaa, Hawaii (Hey, I’ve been there), Alan J Sharp.  Happy birthday ya’all.

On tonight’s show, we have quite an array of guests: Deborah Winters, Eric Barry,  Darryl Littleton, Gene Hamm, Valerie Branch and Kurt Bodden.  They will all be calling in to share there 2013 highlights.  Musical comedian, Phil Johnson will be joining Malcolm in studio.  And, as always, will have a variety of holiday music, featuring Burl Ives, Foxtails Brigade and more.   This week, we’ll here some from the man with 1000 voices, Mel Blanc.  And next week, Malcolm will interview Bugs Bunny himself.

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<![CDATA[12/05/13  Ho, Ho, Ho!  It's The Verve Show ]]>Mon, 23 Dec 2013 04:50:05 GMThttp://malcolmgrissom.com/the-verve-show/120513-ho-ho-ho-its-the-verve-showPast guest and author/comedian Lady Tuezdae had her birth-a-versary yesterday, and today is declared Erika Jones-Clary day (this is according to The Mayor of The Verve Show).

Tonight, we are starting our holiday celebrations.  Throughout the month, we’ll be hearing from past guests about their 2013 experiences.  Tonight, we’ll talk to Debi Durst, Howard Petrick, Emily Keys.  Also, Jazz singer, Deborah Winters will be calling in.  She’s got a concert tomorrow. And, last but definitely not least, Grace Fraga will be portraying the beloved Dr. Lupe in “Dr. Lupe’s Love Picante”.

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<![CDATA[11/21/13   The Verve Show:  Funny Turkeys and Funny Cats]]>Thu, 12 Dec 2013 20:23:01 GMThttp://malcolmgrissom.com/the-verve-show/112113-the-verve-show-funny-turkeys-and-funny-catsThere are a few shows that I always look forward to every year: the Halloween show, the New Years celebration, and tonight’s show.  Tonight is my birthday show.  My birthday is on Saturday, and I share it with two of the funniest and friendliest guys I know: Myles Weber and Don Reed.  Tonight is also the finale of the tribute to Richard Pryor.  Also, have to mention Franchaska Grissom (Monday), past guest Kelly Anneken (Tuesday), New York Producer Susan Alexander (Wednesday), one of the South Bay’s gems Shea Nanee Shae (today).

For those who didn’t hear it last week, I’m replaying my conversation with Alicia Dattner.  Her show, “The Oy of Sex”, begins previews tonight at The Marsh Theater in S.F.  Also, joining the festivities is comedian Greg G Williams.                      But wait, there’s more.

Kitten is purring with this month’s Kitten’s Korner.  And Grace Fraga as Dr. Lupe brings us “Dr. Lupe’s Love Picante”.

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<![CDATA[11/14/13  The Verve Show: There's A Thin Line Between Sex and Laughter]]>Thu, 28 Nov 2013 08:25:37 GMThttp://malcolmgrissom.com/the-verve-show/111413-the-verve-show-theres-a-thin-line-between-sex-and-laughterLet’s start off by giving props to some of our past guests and listeners who celebrated birthdays this week. First of all, Greg “G” Williams, who will be on the show again next week, had his birthday on Monday, s did superstar, Craig Grilley. Joe Klocek, Daymon Ferguson, and Paul Lander celebrated on Tuesday.  Tammy Anhalt Kenney turned 21 [?], and South Bay Comedian/Producer Wesley Hoffman celebrated his birth anniversary yesterday.  And Casey Ley celebrates his birthday on Saturday.

On tonight’s show, we are all about sex and laughter.  No, the show isn’t about my love life.   Alicia Dattner will talk about her show, “The Oy of Sex.”  Previews of her show start next Thursday at The Marsh.  Speaking of laughs, we have, not one but two hilarious comedians,  I get to talk with The Bay Area native Myles Weber.  And then, I’m joined by Kevin Munroe.  And, if that’s not enough, we have Grace Fraga with “Dr Lupe’s Love Picante.”   We also continue our tribute to the late, great Richard Pryor.

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<![CDATA[11/07/13   The Verve Show: Crisman Richards- Grissom-Pryor Connection]]>Thu, 28 Nov 2013 08:25:10 GMThttp://malcolmgrissom.com/the-verve-show/110713-the-verve-show-crisman-richards-grissom-pryor-connectionA few of the birthday shout-outs in this episode: yesterday, my rock star cousin, Riley Grissom, celebrated her birthday.  On Tuesday, LA comedian and producer Mike Uryga celebrated his birthday.  Today, Bay Area comedian Dan Mires, Mires is on Fire, celebrates his birthdate.

What do Crisman Richards, Malcolm Grissom and Richard Pryor have in common?  They all have two names, and their work is featured on tonight’s show.  Actually, Richard Pryor will be featured this entire month.  He is part of “The Dinner Crowd”.  Crisman Richards, of The Crisman Show, joins us, and shares her talent and creativity.  I will read my latest story, “In Search of Peace.”  And we’ll be featuring novelty music by Spike Jones, Stan Freberg, Phil Johnson and more.

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<![CDATA[10/31/13  Welcome To Our Halloween Verve Show]]>Thu, 28 Nov 2013 08:24:51 GMThttp://malcolmgrissom.com/the-verve-show/103113-welcome-to-our-halloween-verve-showTonight’s spooky, scary, funny, (insert adjective here) show is dedicated to two people.  First, to former guest Gene Hamm, who celebrated a birthday on Monday.  Second, to future guest Karen Bayard, who celebrates her birthday today.  Our top story tonight:  it’s Halloween!!!!

We’ve got music, ghost stories, poems and other Halloween-themed goodies tonight.  Bay Area Storyteller and Solo Performer, Ron Jones shares a story.  New York actress, Nicole Maxali add her eerie ghost stories to the mix.  Bay Area based Producer/Comedians Jabari Davis and Greg Asdorian share Halloween delights.  And readings by Nicole Turley, Suzy Vincent and myself.

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<![CDATA[10/24/13  The Verve Show Celebrates The Life and Light of Madeline Kahn]]>Thu, 28 Nov 2013 08:24:26 GMThttp://malcolmgrissom.com/the-verve-show/102413-the-verve-show-celebrates-the-life-and-light-of-madeline-kahnCelebrating her birthday, or at least recuperating from yesterday’s birthday party, loyal Verve Show fan,  Ann Snow.  And ramping up for their birthday anniversaries, Melisa Chial Wahlstrom, Marc Hershon and Rita Sinasohn-Pharr.  Melisa and Marc’s significant others will be jumping out of birthday cakes tomorrow.  And Rita celebrates her day on Saturday.  On Sunday, former guest and Vervian, Alice Leigh Mueller celebrates her day on Sunday.

On tonight’s show, TV producer in Palo Alto, journalist, writer, poet, and comedian, Micheal Uhila, will be talking to us about his creative ventures.  Also, on November’s episode of “The Dinner Crowd” we celebrate the life and performances of comedienne, Madeline Kahn.  Also, Grace Fraga’s best friend, Dr. Lupe, will be calling in for “Dr. Lupe”s Love Picante”.  We’ll also feature some music by Sabrina Signs.  And a special call in from Kenny Tarr.

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<![CDATA[10/17/13   To The Verve Show, With Love]]>Thu, 28 Nov 2013 08:24:04 GMThttp://malcolmgrissom.com/the-verve-show/101713-to-the-verve-show-with-loveA special birthday greeting to previous guest Dave Supe Salisbury.  He is celebrating a birthday tomorrow.  Also, yesterday, Comedian and teacher, Eddie Brill celebrated the anniversary of birth.  This past Tuesday, 10-15, was my cousin Brandon Baker’s birthday.  Tonight’s show will be another “Battle of the Brains”.  Dr. Brian and Dr. Lupe might be on opposite coasts, but they are both answering your sexy questions on The Verve Show.  Also, on the show, another episode of Kitten’s Korner.  Tune in here to hear what goodness Kitten brings tonight.  That, plus a variety of good music and humor.

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<![CDATA[10/10/13  The Verve Show Celebrates Two Years Of Creativity And Community]]>Thu, 28 Nov 2013 08:23:41 GMThttp://malcolmgrissom.com/the-verve-show/101013-the-verve-show-celebrates-two-years-of-creativity-and-communityYep.  The Verve Show is two-years-old.  Our anniversary was on the 6th.  Tonight’s episode is dedicated to Lynn Ruth Miller.  Throughout the years, she’s been a visual artist, comedienne, actress, author, burlesque dancer.  Lynn Ruth turns 80-years-old tomorrow.  Tonight, we’ll be talking  to this precious addition to The Bay Area’s creative community.  We’ll talk about and listen to excerpts of her latest solo show, “Approaching 80″.  We’ll also be talking with the holds-no-bars, tell it like it is, funnyman from across the waters, Scott Capurro, who will be talking about his show tomorrow night at George’s Nightclub in San Rafael.

Also, joining me in the studio is the fantastic Suzy Vincent.  And we have our sexy questions answered by Dr. Lupe.  That and a variety of good music, too.

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<![CDATA[09/26/13   Celebrating Ray]]>Thu, 28 Nov 2013 08:23:17 GMThttp://malcolmgrissom.com/the-verve-show/092613-celebrating-rayBefore we conclude our month long celebration of Ray Charles, we need to celebrate some of our local celebrities, starting with past guest and host of Full Disclosure, Eric Barry.  Then, we have comediennes Lydia Popovich and Carla Clay.  And, of course, live in New York, Ian Jensen.  They are all celebrating birthdays today.  Before our celebration of the life and work of Ray Charles, Brian King answers your sexy relationship questions “On The Couch With Dr. Brian.”

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