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Young Person’s Radio
Hosted by Colby Smith. Young Person’s Radio is the only show on the airwaves where you are guaranteed to be cooler than the host. Comedian Colby Smith guides you through his weekly endeavors to rise above dork-dom, and his guests are (luckily) among New York’s most interesting and innovative writers, comedians, artists, and more. Together they’ll take calls, share stories, and maybe give Colby some hope about one day entering the world of the relevant. YPR airs every Sunday from 10-11am on Radio Free Brooklyn.
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Category: Comedy, Talk


About Colby Smith

Colby Smith is a comedian and writer based in Brooklyn. He is the co-host (with Matt Strickland) of the monthly stand-up show New Bits at Muchmore’s in Williamsburg and can be seen performing all over the city. He has appeared in the Out of Bounds Comedy Festival, Montreal Sketch Fest, New York City Sketch Fest, North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival, and more, as well as videos for Funny or Die and IFC’s Comedy Crib.



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  • YPR 99: Patrick Keene & Juliet Prather Return!
    by Colby Smith on December 14, 2018 at 8:00 am

    The Countdown to the 100th episode of Young Person's Radio as comedians Patrick Keene (UCB) and Juliet Prather (SUP) return to the studio! Together, they address Kanye West's recent behavior at the Cher Show and name the best movies of the year! Patrick finally saw Mamma Mia 2! Plus, calls from Kelley Quinn, Tim Keck, and so many more! A barnburner of an episode! Young Person's Radio airs every Sunday morning at 10 on Radio Free Brooklyn. Listen live at radiofreebrooklyn.com. Listen →

  • YPR 98: Alise Morales is Back Again!
    by Colby Smith on December 5, 2018 at 4:20 pm

    The Countdown to 100 Episodes is on as comedian Alise Morales (Betches, Our Cartoon President) graces the show for the third time! She and Colb talk about the twin profiles of Amanda Bynes and Lena Dunham, the President's confidence in his ability to riff, and the conspicuous absence of Matt Strickland! Plus, calls from Tim Keck and Matt's cousin Laila! What we in the biz call "a classic ep!" Young Person's Radio airs every Sunday morning at 10 on Radio Free Brooklyn. Listen live at radiofreebrooklyn.com. Listen →

  • Make Colb Mad featuring James Cross!
    by Colby Smith on November 30, 2018 at 8:00 am

    Hell Yeah! host James Cross makes his fourth appearance on the show, and it is a bonafide doozy! Callers try to Make Colb Mad, and boy, do they succeed! Loyal Caller Tim Keck ranks Billy Joel above Elton John! Milly Tamarez's 13 year-old cousin calls Colb "sad!" Juan from Brooklyn! Nancy from Wisconsin! An out of control episode! Young Person's Radio airs every Sunday morning at 10 on Radio Free Brooklyn. Listen live at radiofreebrooklyn.com. Listen →

  • Bailey Edwards Goes Blue!
    by Colby Smith on November 23, 2018 at 8:00 am

    Actress and comedian Bailey Edwards joins Colb in the studio to talk about her short film "It Girl, Gay Assistant," as well as Meryl Streep's inadequacies, coffee-infused tequila, and screaming while pooping! Kady Ruth Ashcraft asks everyone about their porn rituals! Tim Keck tries to start a local militia! Could this ep be any more jam-packed?! Young Person's Radio airs every Sunday morning at 10 on Radio Free Brooklyn. Listen live at radiofreebrooklyn.com. Listen →

  • Erin Harland's Adam Sandler Vehicle!
    by Colby Smith on November 16, 2018 at 8:00 am

    Erin Harland (TruTV, Elite Daily) joins Colb in the studio to talk her eligibility to become a judge, losing her virginity at Disney World, and her worst clients as a party clown! Loyal Caller Tim Keck calls from a New York City bus! Plus, pranks! Young Person's Radio airs every Sunday morning at 10 on Radio Free Brooklyn. Listen live at radiofreebrooklyn.com. Listen →

  • The Overtime Show #4
    by Colby Smith on November 14, 2018 at 2:56 am

    Everybody's favorite fill-in show returns! Tim Keck, Emily Duncan, and Erin Harland all join Colb in the studio to discuss sports, e-sports, and the role of art in society! Including: the Toronto Raptors' year, new college scholarships for e-sports athletes, and art critic Dave Hickey's dictum that there is no getting *in* to the art world; there is only getting *out* of somewhere else! Young Person's Radio airs every Sunday morning at 10 on Radio Free Brooklyn. Listen live at radiofreebrooklyn.com. Listen →

  • Joe Rumrill Returns!
    by Colby Smith on November 9, 2018 at 8:00 am

    Comedian Joe Rumrill makes his long-awaited return to YPR to discuss the supposed joys of being a Hollywood stuntman, the fading appeal of the classic rock gods, and casting the Devil Himself as the villain in his dream movie! Loyal Caller Tim Keck reports live from a New York City bus! A true classic of an episode! Young Person's Radio airs live every Sunday morning at 10 on Radio Free Brooklyn. Listen live at radiofreebrooklyn.com. Listen →

  • Live from the Cucumber Bowl!
    by Colby Smith on October 31, 2018 at 7:00 am

    For our Halloween episode, we are transported to an alternate universe in which Colb never left his hometown of Cumberland, Maryland, and earns his living as a local sports radio reporter for WRFB "The Rib!" He interviews Brad and Charlie Lattimer, two rival high school football coaches whose teams are about to compete in the town's homecoming game! Featuring Tim Keck, Calvin Cole, and Caitlin Puckett! Young Person's Radio airs every Sunday morning at 10 on Radio Free Brooklyn. Listen live at radiofreebrooklyn.com. Listen →

  • True Fear with Ben Marshall!
    by Colby Smith on October 26, 2018 at 7:00 am

    Comedian Ben Marshall (Please Don't Destroy; The Onion) joins Colb in the studio to talk the greatest NBA fights, Padma Lakshmi's interest in New York alt comedy, and the lasting legacy of the FOX sitcom New Girl! Loyal Caller Tim Keck weighs in on Paul vs. Rondo! Plus, a detailed analysis of the latest radio ad from the Lagunitas Brewing Company! A jam-packed ep! Young Person's Radio airs every Sunday morning at 10 on Radio Free Brooklyn. Listen live at radiofreebrooklyn.com. Listen →

  • The Cereal Show with Marika Zappas!
    by Colby Smith on October 19, 2018 at 7:00 am

    Comedian Marika Zappas join Colb in the studio to celebrate their love of breakfast cereal! The century-long battle of Kellogg's vs. Post vs. General Mills reaches a thrilling conclusion! Cereal commercials from the 90s are revisited! All other breakfast foods are ignored! Young Person's Radio airs every Sunday morning at 10 on Radio Free Brooklyn. Listen live at radiofreebrooklyn.com. Listen →

  • A Star is Born with Sam Taggart!
    by Colby Smith on October 12, 2018 at 7:00 am

    Sam Taggart (Brooklyn Mag's 50 Funniest Comedians) joins Colb in the studio for a very special recap of the Bradley Cooper vanity project A STAR IS BORN! They talk best and worst scenes, the bizarre supporting cast, and whether or not Gaga gets that Oscar! Plus, a call from Moviepass CEO Mitch Lowe! An ep for the ages! Young Person's Radio airs every Sunday morning at 10 on Radio Free Brooklyn. Listen live at radiofreebrooklyn.com. Listen →

  • Ryan Creamer Can't Relax!
    by Colby Smith on October 5, 2018 at 7:00 am

    Ryan Creamer (College Humor) joins Colb in the studio to talk New York City's long lost giant movie houses, Willem Dafoe's obsession with laundry, the stark realities of casino life, and so much more! An episode for the ages! Young Person's Radio airs every Sunday morning at 10 on Radio Free Brooklyn. Listen live at radiofreebrooklyn.com. Listen →

  • Requiem for Moviepass
    by Colby Smith on September 28, 2018 at 7:00 am

    Colb and Trevor Lyon lament the passing of Moviepass, which Trevor describes as the "spark that lit the fuse of the love bomb" for going to the movies in New York! Topics include: the best and worst movies seen on Moviepass, the best and worst theaters visited, and the various ways Moviepass may live on! Tim Keck and Marika Zappas call in! Young Person's Radio airs every Sunday morning at 10 on Radio Free Brooklyn. Listen live at radiofreebrooklyn.com. Listen →

  • Elizabeth Entenman Thinks Chandler is the Best Friend!
    by Colby Smith on September 21, 2018 at 7:00 am

    Elizabeth Entenman (HelloGiggles) is perhaps YPR's most accomplished guest! She talks about her job as books editor at HelloGiggles, winning a Clio for her advertising work, and Taylor Swift's past, present, and future! Loyal Caller Tim Keck weighs in, and Elizabeth ends the show with an uncompromising ranking of the friends from Friends! Young Person's Radio airs every Sunday morning at 10 on Radio Free Brooklyn. Listen live at radiofreebrooklyn.com. Listen →

  • Jamie Lauren Keiles Reads on the Clock!
    by Colby Smith on September 7, 2018 at 7:00 am

    Writer Jamie Lauren Keiles (New York Times Magazine, New Yorker) joins Colb in the studio to tear down our culture's signifiers of coolness, extol the virtues of going on a cruise, and encourage everyone to meet Steven Spielberg! Plus, our old friend Lower East Simon calls in to mourn the death of the Village Voice! One of the all-time great eps! Young Person's Radio airs every Sunday morning at 10 on Radio Free Brooklyn. Listen live at radiofreebrooklyn.com. Listen →

  • The Substitute Show!
    by Colby Smith on August 31, 2018 at 3:24 pm

    Fellow Radio Free Brooklyn host Elann Danzinger hosts the show while Colb is out of town! But that doesn't stop him from calling in! Comedian Molly Densmore joins Elann in studio! Perry Frankle from the New York Landmarks Conservancy calls to give Colb an award! Young Person's Radio airs every Sunday morning at 10 on Radio Free Brooklyn. Listen live at radiofreebrooklyn.com. Listen →

  • The Frank Zone!
    by Colby Smith on August 24, 2018 at 7:00 am

    Frank the Pug from the Men in Black franchise guest hosts Young Person's Radio! Frank discusses the rise of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Elon Musk's latest blunders, and some great home decorating tips! Tim Keck calls twice! Alien Tim calls in to shed some light on Tim's backstory! A weird one! Young Person's Radio airs every Sunday morning at 10 on Radio Free Brooklyn. Listen live at radiofreebrooklyn.com. Listen →

  • The Robert Altman Spectacular w/ Patrick Keene!
    by Colby Smith on August 17, 2018 at 7:00 am

    Comedian Patrick Keene joins Colb in the studio as the two try and fail to have a serious discussion of the films of Robert Altman! Instead, the Mamma Mia 2 talk continues! Plus, calls from Tim Keck and MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe! An all-time classic ep! Young Person's Radio airs every Sunday morning at 10 on Radio Free Brooklyn. Listen live at radiofreebrooklyn.com. Listen →

  • Sandy Honig Was Born in Ebbing, Missouri!
    by Colby Smith on August 10, 2018 at 7:00 am

    Comedian and photographer Sandy Honig (Three Busy Debras, The Bongo Hour) joins Colb in the studio to discuss the work of 1920s lounge singer Helen Kane, the confounding plot of Mamma Mia 2, and how boring last year's Oscar movies were! Tim Keck weighs in on the apparent disappearance of movies NOT set in New York or LA! A packed show! Young Person's Radio airs every Sunday morning at 10 on Radio Free Brooklyn. Listen live at radiofreebrooklyn.com. Listen →

  • The Overtime Show: August 5
    by Colby Smith on August 8, 2018 at 7:00 am

    Everybody's favorite fill-in show returns! Colb, in-studio guest Tim Keck, and caller Matt Strickland sub for Radio Free Brooklyn's sports show and discuss whether the San Antonio Spurs are the New England Patriots of the NBA, London's dominance at the Overwatch League Grand Finals, and the author Tom Wolfe's dictum in his 2000 essay "My Three Stooges" that the artist must venture forth into the world in order to produce work that resonates on any kind of scale. Young Person's Radio airs every Sunday morning at 10 on Radio Free Brooklyn. Listen live at radiofreebrooklyn.com. Listen →