Boom Time with Flula Borg
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Join German actor, musician, and unintentional comedian Flula Borg as he answers the universe’s biggest questions in a delicious weekly conversation sure to improve your moods.
||ExplicitWhat Were Our Worst Jobs?||Flula and Alex discuss all the crazy jobs they have had, like the time Flula was a medieval knight reenactor at a museum in Germany. Plus many more worst-er jobs. All in this episöde of Boom Time!||11/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIs Hanson Alive? (ft. Hanson)||The three brothers of Hanson join Flula and Alex to discuss their new album "String Theory," why classical music venues are confused by composers who are still alive, and their tasty craft beer, Mmmhops. Plus Taylor, Isaac and Zac team up with Flula for a game of Name That Tune unlike any you have ever heard before.||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDo Germans Celebrate Halloween?||Flula answers your burning Halloween questions while Alex suffers from a bad case of Eurythmics. Shout out to Hello Fresh and Babies, this episode's sponsors.||10/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSurprising Answers to Your Craziest Questions!||Flula answers questions YOU left for us on our Boom Time answering machine. (Have a question for Flula? Make sure to leave one by calling GAGA-4-FLULA.)||10/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSecret Pajamas, Dolly Parton, and Red Carpets (ft. Kristen Schaal)||Kristen Schaal (legend of acting, comedy, and overall dopeness) joins Flula and Alex to discuss wardrobe malfunctions, the weird mind games people play to survive in Hollywood, and the unexpected impact Oprah Winfrey and Dolly Parton had on Flula's childhood.||10/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitFlula’s Weirdest Dreams (ft. Nick Rutherford)||Flula has had some weird dreams. (We will never look at a fire extinguisher the same again.) Nick Rutherford, the star of 'Dream Corp, LLC' on Adult Swim, has had his share of crazy dreams too. (Ever tried to race a dolphin in a donut shaped swimming pool?) This week we head to dreamland to explore the crazy sh*t that happens in our brains when we are asleep. Unless this is all a dream? Wake up and hit play!||10/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPutting Your Life Online (ft. jennxpenn)||Jenn McAllister aka jennxpenn started filming YouTube videos when she was a twelve-year-old living in Pennsylvania. At first other kids made fun of her for making videos...until her channel blew up and suddenly people who used to bully her were now shouting out, "hey, it's jennxpenn!" Now twenty two and living in Los Angeles, Jenn has been making YouTube videos weekly for nearly a decade, and her channel has over 3 million subscribers. Jenn has essentially grown up on YouTube and today she tells us the pros and also cons that come with that. One pro is that her YouTube success helped open the acting door, as she's now the star of the series 'Foursome" and 'All Night.' Also, Flula forces Jenn and Alex to play name-that-tune and things get insane! All this week on BOOM TIME!||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRevenge of the Nerds (ft. 'Science Fair' team)||'Science Fair' is an exuberant new documentary hailed by critics as "inspirational and invigorating," "brilliant and quirky" and an "ode to the teenage science geeks on who our future depends." Winner of audience awards at Sundance, SXSW and the Flula Borg Sofa-O-Rama Film Fëstival, National Geographic Documentary Films' 'Science Fair' follows nine high school students from all over the earth as they navigate rivalries, fainting spells and, of course, teenage hormones, on their journey to compete at The International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF). On this episode of BOOM TIME, the DuPont Award-winning filmmakers Cristina Costantini and Darren Foster tell Flula and Alex about how they made 'the best movie of 2018,' according to Flula Borg. It's the most science-y episöde yet and it starts right now!||9/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSelf Help Secrets (ft. Hannah Hart)||Fun fact: Hannah Hart's first name is "Hannah" which is CRAZY because she happens to co-host a podcast (Hannahlyze This) that has her name in it! In addition to this self-help focused podcast, you may recognize Hannah Hart from My Drunk Kitchen, a series on YouTube where she cooks foods while drunk. Flula once made homemade German noodles with her, and they were drunklicious. On this episöde of BOOM TIME, Hannah gives Flula and Alex life advice, talks about her experiences as a veteran social media maven, and of course we dive into her pretty pleasing passion for puns...and alliteration! All that -- and more -- on this edition of tick tock tick tock BOOM TIME!||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBest Money Advice Ever (ft. Gaby Dunn)||Gaby Dunn is really bad with money. Which actually makes her the perfect human person to host "Bad with Money,” a sassily popular podcast about financial advice. On the other hand, Gaby is also good with being funny. Which also makes her the perfect person to co-create a YouTube comedy series called “Just Between Us.” On this episöde of BOOM TIME, Gaby chit and chats with Flula and Alex about how she got her start as a crime reporter for the Boston Globe, how she made her way into comedy, and about the worst financial advice she has ever received. We also investigate salt lamps. Are they salty and also lamps? Find out at eleven…I mean, find out on this episöde…starting right now!||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBob's Burgers's Recipes (ft. Kelvin Yu)||Actor, writer and producer Kelvin Yu joins BOOM TIME for our most wide ranging conversation yet. On this episode we discuss Kelvin's work on the Emmy-winning animated series Bob's Burgers, and how the black mold in their old office might be the secret to their success. Kelvin also talks about working with Sean Penn on the film Milk as well as his role in the series Master of None, and the one episode many people felt defined the series. Finally, Kelvin chats with us about an article he wrote earlier this year in the New York Times regarding a joke on the reboot of Roseanne about Black and Asian TV shows that felt like a "gut punch." Plus like a million other things! All this week on BOOM TIME!||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitActing Tips (ft. Ed Helms)||Ed Helms is an actor, comedian, and bluegrass musician man. He is probably best known for his work on The Daily Show, for being a key member of Here Comes Treble on the American version of The Office, for having a trilogy of Hangovers and most of all for being one of the funniest people on the planet of Earth. On this extremely boomy version of BOOM TIME, Ed discusses growing up in Atlanta and what happened to his southern accent. He also tells us why he connected so much with the character of Andy Bernard from The Office, and how Andy morphed over the run of the series. Finally Flula and Ed jam out on a special musical collaboration that is not to be missed but is to be listened to. BOOM TIME starts right now – or when you hit play – hit play!||8/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhat Just Happened? (ft. Josh Peck)||Josh Peck might be known to you for a number of things. In his younger days he was the star of the wildly popular Nickelodeon series "Drake & Josh," but in the years since Josh has been busy appearing in movies and TV series like Red Dawn, The Wackness, and Grandfathered. Josh also recently started his own very sassy podcast, "Curious with Josh Peck," where he has interviewed everybody from John Stamos to Christina Milian. On this episode of BOOM TIME, Josh chats with us about what it was like to go through puberty...in front of millions of TV viewers, Flula tells Josh about the time he lost his "v-card" in a North Carolina supermarket, and finally Josh reveals the secret of life and/or his favorite pizza toppings and also Trader Joes desserts.||8/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitInternational Woman of Mystery (ft. Mariana van Zeller)||National Geographic's Mariana van Zeller is a globe-trotting investigative journalist and documentary filmmaker who has won all the awards (Peabody, duPont, etc.) for her incredible reporting. On this episode of BOOM TIME, Mariana talks about how a sand fly once almost killed her, the time she and Alex Simmons visited El Chapo's house, why Phil Collins is HUGE in Portugal, and a special Moroccan goat that climbs trees like a monkey poops out an amazing beauty product. Flula and Mariana also almost come to blows when debating who is the greatest soccer player of all time...let's just say Flula doesn't think it's Cristiano Ronaldo. BOOM TIME with Flula Borg starts right now, or when you press play on the place where you hit play on your device!||8/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitFlula's Teenage Stories||Puberty. A strange time for all humans. But if you think puberty was strange for you, imagine if you were Flula Borg. This week Alex Simmons interviews Flula about his awkward teenage years in Germany. The two discuss wearing shorts in the winter months, what they would tell their younger selves if time travel were legal, and the place in Germany where you go to swim, play ping pong and hang around naked...but not while you are playing ping pong or swimming. All this week on BOOM TIME!||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitFlula's Childhood Stories||What was your childhood like? Did you throw liver out the window, practice Bavarian folkloric dancing and listen to P.M. Dawn? Then your name must be Flula Borg! In this episode of BOOM TIME, we flip all the scripts, as Flula is the one who gets interviewed. Alex Simmons interviews Flula about his life growing up in Southern Germany, the time David Hasselhoff changed the course of western civilization, and how he got his start making techno music by making a song inspired by his aunt, vampires and also garlic. Flula's mother also calls in to spill some beans about what Flula was like as a child. The hunter becomes the hunted -- and the gatherer -- all on this episode of BOOM TIME!||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSexy Soap Operas (ft. Allison Raskin)||Things get sudsy on this episode of BOOM TIME as Flula speaks with Allison Raskin, the creator of Gossip, a scripted soap opera podcast. Allison is also 50% of the comedy duo Just Between Us, whose sketches and videos have garnered millions of views on the Tube of You. On this episode Fräulein Raskin helps Flula create his own soap opera podcast, the two of them discuss the viability of a city dedicated to topless living, and Allison explains what it's like to be the third (and rising) most famous person from Scarsdale. Plus, Boom Time director Alex Simmons helps Flula lose several hundred brain cells by forcing him to translate German soap operas into English. All of this -- and more -- on this episode of BOOM TIME!||7/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhat to Watch on Televisions (ft. Chris Ryan)||Chris Ryan from The Ringer, and co-host of “The Watch” podcast, is a TV expert. Flula enjoys consuming television, literally. On this episode Chris Ryan and Flula discuss some of the 7 trillion series that are on these days and together they guide you, like a malamute on the Iditarod, towards the underrated shows you should watch next. Plus, Chris and Flula discuss Game of Thrones, and who will be murdered, or have relations with a relative, in the final season of the series. Also, a tiny and surprise cameo from a previous BOOM TIME BFF! All this week on BOOM TIME!||7/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGarfunkel and Oates and Politics (ft. Riki Lindhome)||Riki Lindhome is one half of the comedy musical duo Garfunkel and Oates and she is also the co-creator and star of Another Period on Comedy Central. On this episode of BOOM TIME, Riki and Flula discuss the melding of comedy and music, Riki recounts how Clint Eastwood got her her first big break (and how it only sorta helped) and finally Riki and Flula chit and also chat about the time Riki got into a fight with a woman and was unable to punch her in the dick, because women do not have dicks. Plus Flula nearly has a brain meltdown trying to translate some German words that are not actually German. All this week on BOOM TIME!||7/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Dirtiest Country Music Star (ft. Wheeler Walker Jr.)||Wheeler Walker Jr. is a country music outlaw with fans like Snoop Dogg and Kid Rock. His dirty dirty lyrics have shaken up the Nashville scene and he's been banned by country music radio stations across the country. In this episode of BOOM TIME, Wheeler and Flula discuss the problem with today's "pop country" as well as the inspiration for Wheeler's hit songs like "F**k You B*tch" and "If My Dick Is up, Why Am I Down?" Also, Flula gets very confused by Wheeler's use of the word "pussy." (Wheeler is not singing about felines.) Finally, Wheeler and Flula collaborate for a special live performance that is not to be missed.||6/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAre Your Parents Lying? (ft. David Giuntoli)||David Giuntoli is an actor best known for playing the lead role of Detective Nick Burkhadt for six seasons on NBC's Grimm. David will next star in the new series, A Million Little Things, coming this fall. David and Flula have been BFFs for many years. They made a feature film together called Buddymoon, directed by Alex Simmons, and Flula even lived on David's porch at one point when they both first moved to Los Angeles. On this episode of BOOM TIME, Flula and David discuss David's childhood in St. Louis, how he got his start in entertainment on MTV's Road Rules, and what it was like to have his first gay kiss...in front of millions of people. Flula adds, "David is my BFF forever and this will be the boomiest episode of BOOM TIME of all time so far!" What did you think of the episode? Let us know and hashtag it up at #BoomTime on all the Socials!||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTupac’s Favorite Dishes (ft. Mamrie Hart)||Mamrie Hart is a comedian, screenwriter, author, actor, singer, and social media maven who first met Flula while making him a delicious beverage for her hit YouTube series YOU DESERVE A DRINK. Was the drink delicious? "Oh hecks to the yes, glug glug glug!," screams Flula. In this episode of BOOM TIME, Mamrie and Flula discuss their shared love of working too hard, Tupac Shakur's alleged cookbook, Jon Hamm's private parts...oh and the secrets to Mamrie's success. Also, Flula creates some bleep and bloops on his music box. Tune in for the second ever episode of BOOM TIME!||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIs Flula Insane? (ft. Reggie Watts)||Reggie Watts is a musician, singer, beatboxer, actor and comedian, who first met Flula while filming Pitch Perfect 2. In this episode of BOOM TIME, Reggie and Flula collaborate on new musical delights that are guaranteed to entertain and confuse. They discuss the true origins of Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, looping machines, Reggie’s childhood in Germany and Montana, and Reggie reveals some surprising answers to Flula’s questions which are definitely very deep and very hard hitting. The first episode of BOOM TIME starts right now!||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBOOM TIME with Flula Borg Teaser||On Tuesday, June 5th it is officially BOOM TIME!||5/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
The country is falling apart, we need this podcast.
I’ve never been more excited about a podcast. Why isn’t it June 5th yet? I need the first episode. Why are you making me wait Flula?!?!?
One of my favorite podcasts to listen to. Flula is absolutely hilarious, the dynamic between Alex and him is great and helps move the episodes forward. Simply brilliant!
Just finished listening to one of the episodes (the one with josh peck) and loved the humor and the ramblings. The flow of the conversation was very natural and the content was enjoyable to listen to 💜