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Armrest Wars 2022

Comedian Tom Kelly explores several theories on airplane armrest etiquette. Several airline armrest theories are explored including the “Jim Jefferies” theory. What are the rules for the MIDDLE SEAT? What are the rules for sharing space on a place “in this new age”? Plus did you know airlines don’t owe you an armrest?

216: Ben Rosenfeld: Russian Comedian / TikTok Star

Ben Rosenfeld is a Russian born US comedian with a huge following on TikTok. How do American audiences treat Ben after finding out he is from Russia? As an immigrant, why did Ben give up a career in management to be a stand up comedian? Plus thoughts on the TikTok algorithm. Do Americans care more about Britney Griner than Russia’s invasion of the Ukraine?

216: Call Me Zaddy

Is Tom Kelly a “Zaddy”? Who were Tom’s favorite audience members at the One Republic concert. Something goes wrong at a comedy show. PLUS: Things Tom does not want to hear from good looking people AND How do you define a 2022 moment? YouTube friends Note: There is no video for this podcast! BUT there’s a lot of great and fun audio content.

209: Ghost Mall Tour: Sunrise Mall

Tom Kelly and filmmaker Steve Burger nostalgically explore Massapequa New York’s Sunrise Mall. The Sunrise Mall was an icon on Long Island’s Nassau / Suffolk border. The mall has declined as online shopping has cut into retail. It’s dancing the line between “ghost mall” and soon to be closed mall. Over the years, the Sunrise Mall has been a home to Sears, JC Penny, Macy’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Walmart, Stern’s, Woolworth, a movie theater, and countless other “mall stores”. The mall’s owners Urban Edge Properties are not renewing leases as they expire and are planning to redevelop the property but have not yet announced specific plans.