Meet Toadhop
Ari Shaffir
Punch Drunk

Standup comedian and actor Ari Shaffir describes his comedy as a puppet show, but way filthier and without the puppets. He was a featured standup on the HBO comedy series Down and Dirty with Jim Norton, The Nasty Show 3 on HBO Canada and has performed multiple times at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. Shaffir's satirical shorts "The Amazing Racist" for National Lampoon went viral on the Internet with millions of views. Additionally, he has appeared on TBS's Minding the Store, ESPN Classic's Cheap Seats, and dozens of national commercials. Ari has his own podcast, "Ari Shaffir's Skeptic Tank," and is a regular on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast. Shaffir...Read More
Brenda Colonna
Brendan Bradley

BRENDAN BRADLEY has enjoyed a decade of successfully developing and producing for screen, stage and Internet radio. Brendan got his start producing online commercials for brands like Kimberly Clark & Post-It Notes before being hired to develop and write the "Just Save Radio" commercial campaign for KTLA and the Frosty, Heidi & Frank Show. From that collaboration, Frank Kramer produced Brendanʼs first original webseries Squatters, which became DailyMotion.comʼs #1 Comedy and won a dozen awards internationally. As a published playwright, his work has been produced in New York City, Miami, North Carolina and Los Angeles. His first feature film, Amy Alyson Fans...Read More
Bud Knocker

Born in Los Angeles, lover of all sports, information central of all trivia. Very happily married to my Wendy, father of five. Resides in Glendora Cal. Co-Host of SportsCast. Just happy to be here! Bud Knocker rules!
Candice Thompson
What's Good!?

Craig Shoemaker
Laugh It Off

Craig Shoemaker is a modern day Renaissance man. Best known for his engaging, relatable standup and iconic baritone-voiced character, The Lovemaster, Craig is far more than the jokes he tells on stage. He has shot multiple stand-up specials for TV, starred in numerous films, written two children's books, performed for four U.S. Presidents, has a doctorate degree and is even an ordained minister. His comedy stylings have earned him numerous awards throughout his extensive career, including Comedian of the Year at ABC's American Comedy Awards. While matriculating at Temple University, his work as a writer and actor earned Shoemaker two Emmy Awards. He wrote, produced and...Read More
Crippled Kenny
Let's Be Frank

Nobody cares.
Ed Monks
Pauly and Monks

Ed "Monks" Marco categorizes himself as a scholar/entertainer (read: "Nerd!"). As an undergrad, he studied engineering at M.I.T. where "We literally talked in numbers! And the best part is nobody thought it was weird!" He also earned two Master's degrees (UC Berkeley, Loyola Marymount), in fields that have nothing to do with entertainment. Monks captured the hearts of fans with his quick comebacks, inquisitive nature, and sensitive demeanor as co-host of "Hello Pauly" ( and iTunes). Monks loves being on TwittaInstaFace (@HelloMonks) because he gets to interact with fans all over the country and world, including Canada, France, Singapore, Dubai, and Malta...Read More

Erik Scott Smith
The Heidi and Frank Show

Erik Scott Smith (AKA "Smeez") the Producer is just happy to be hanging out with the "cool kids" for once. Constantly teased for his love of killer whales, extremely embarrassing stories, and somewhat effeminate qualities, Smeez takes it all in stride. After all, he eventually finds a way to get revenge on the other two. Although they poke fun at Smeez, Heidi and Frank consider him the nerdy little brother of the crew. In the hours he isn't working on the show, he is performing in Frank's web series Squatters ( and auditioning for other acting gigs. Although he has shared the silver screen with actors like Colin Farrell...Read More
Frank Kramer
The Heidi and Frank Show
Let's Be Frank

Frank Kramer has developed into one of radio's most outspoken, quick-witted, and funny talk show hosts. He has topped the airwaves, dominating the AM/FM and Podcast markets for nearly two decades.

He is the most honest, belligerent yet surprisingly charming guy you will ever meet. Inattentive to your feelings, he will always speak the truth; rest assured, his ghastly opinions come with honorable intentions. His biting commentary and spicy wit have provided listeners throughout the West with a voice that toasts to all. Frank knows the people and the people know Frank.

Who else can claim #1 ratings and an Army of "highly"...Read More
Freddy Lockhart
What's Good!?

Freddy Lockhart is an American comedian, actor, writer, and producer. In 2006 he became known for his popular internet series on Superdeluxe known as Mixed Media, and in 2008 was cast alongside Frank Caliendo on the TBS series Frank TV. Lockhart was born in San Antonio, Texas. His father, Frederick Douglas Lockhart Jr., of African American ancestry, was a surgical assistant in the Air Force. His mother, Nancy Blake Lockhart Mullins, who is of Italian/English ancestry, was a student at the university of Texas at San Antonio. Lockhart later moved to Edwards Air Force Base in California where he attended Bailey Elementary School. In 1986, his family then moved to Arizona...Read More
Heidi Hamilton
The Heidi & Frank Show

Heidi Hamilton of the Heidi & Frank show is the girl next door who is just one of the guys. She's the kind of girl who can dress up and look like a lady on Saturday night but call her on Sunday morning and she'll help you move a couch too.

Heidi thinks of Frank as an older brother who she loves, but would sometimes like to strangle. Heidi has a laugh that people either love or hate, but you can't help but recognize it immediately and wonder what in the world could be so funny? When Heidi isn't doing the show she spends her time taking care of her 4 dogs and 2 cats, running, drinking wine and working on her house.

She always has some project...Read More
Jacki Bray
Huff & Stapes

Huff & Stapes' news girl, Jacki landed her spot by answering a creepy Craigslist ad. She was born in Salinas, CA the same year Program Director Frank graduated high school, 1988. She has hosted The Young Turks and TYT Sports, likes laughing, news, dogs, baseball, and recently was befriended by Barack Obama.
Jayden Cole
Sex Squad
Jayden Jaymes
Sex Squad

Before venturing into the world of porn, Jaymes graduated at the top of her high school class in 2003 and went on to work various office jobs while attending college at night, and soon found herself dabbling in erotic modeling in 2004, which allowed her to make more money without having to work all day everyday to pay for schooling. Casual modeling led to exotic dancing, which soon led to a curiosity of adult films. Jaymes says that she always saw adult film stars as "beautiful, glamorous, and in control of their sex lives" and wanted to know more. Through a number of contacts, Jaymes set of various meetings with leading industry directors, producers, agents and even porn actresses...Read More
Jayson Thibault
Punch Drunk

There is nothing unusual about growing up in Michigan City, IN, unless you are Jayson Thibault; the only kid in town with two mommies. Being raised by lesbians, who in Indiana in the 1980s were slightly less rare than leprechauns, lends itself to Jayson's unique comedic voice. Jayson Thibault (pronounced Tee-bo), or "Teeb" as his friends and some enemies know him,  got his start in comedy when he won the Ball State University Comedy Competition two years in a row. After college, Jayson relocated to the west coast and has been a regular in the Los Angeles comedy circuit ever since. Jayson is a veteran writer/performer of sketch as well as stand-up comedy. In addition to...Read More
Jo Koy
The Michael Yo & Jo Koy Show

From filling sold-‐out clubs across the nation, to appearing weekly as a regular on Chelsea Lately, Jo Koy has come a long way from his modest beginnings at a Las Vegas coffee house. His infectious, explosive energy onstage, insightful jokes, and family-‐inspired humor crosses all boundaries. In 2007, Variety magazine named Jo Koy one of the "10 Comics to Watch!" Raised in Tacoma, Washington, Jo credits his mother for his comedic and acting talents. Encouraged by his mom, Jo participated in school talent shows and presented impromptu performances for his family and friends. This loving support led to the Las Vegas coffee house, and inspired a...Read More

Joe Stapleton
Huff & Stapes

An accomplished comedy writer and producer who has written for The Two Coreys. Stapes went largely ignored as a glorified secretary at MADtv for seven seasons, during which time he was allowed to write one (1) joke. It was fine. He currently co-hosts The Big Game on FOX. He's passionate about aliens, baseball, spirituality, internet dating (and porn), and is the mastermind behind the show's beloved games.
Joel Geist
Laugh It Off

As a child whenever Joel Geist was asked what he wanted to do when he grew up he would reply "Anything from Acting to Directing to fetching the coffee, so long as I'm on set". In the year 2000 Joel graduated from high school as Valedictorian but decided to skip college and move directly to Los Angeles so he could dive headlong into the "coffee fetching" portion of this three part plan. He spent the next several years perfecting his caffeinated craft everywhere from Beverly Hills to Beachwood Canyon but soon realized that no matter how perfect his milk foam became Spielberg just wasn't calling. Fortunately, Joel had also spent much of his free time working in many...Read More
Johnny Ice
Program Director

Johnny Ice has worked in Radio/Television for over 13 years with some of the largest broadcasting companies around including CBS Radio, Infinity Broadcasting, Entercom Radio and Viacom television. You can probably catch him behind the scenes on your Toad Hop programming. Follow Johnny on twitter @johnnyicebox.

Josh Macuga
Three's 2 Much

Josh Macuga, yes THAT Josh Macuga, is a comedian who was forged in the Steel Mills of upper middle class Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and raised by his Mom and Dad who love him very much.  He loves Journey and whiskey, hates commitment and long term relationships and is allergic to most everything, except peanut butter milkshakes.  More than likely he'll be president in 2036 running on the platform to lower the drinking age to 16, make Van Halen's 'Dance The Night Away' the National Anthem and striking Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull from the annals of history.  He's the host of Three's 2 Much with the strikingly beautiful and hilarious, Justine Marino, and the dashing,...Read More
Josh Pacheco

Josh Pacheco is host of the Toad Hop Networks ( #1 Sports Radio show, the SportsCast, Webcasting / Broadcasting 4:00-6:00 p.m. PT world wide every Wednesday from the Toad Hop Network Studios in Universal Studios, CA. He is CEO and founder of, the official website for the SportsCast. Josh Pacheco started the SportsCast in 2011 & joined the Toad Hop Network in October, 2011. The SportsCast features topical commentary on the day's most important sports news, perspective on the top stories, interviews with the biggest newsmakers, and entertaining daily segments including "Wide World of Sports" & "Bone Heads of the Week." Josh Pacheco...Read More
Josh Wolf
Josh and Ross

Josh Wolf started doing comedy in Seattle 12 years ago. After moving to Los Angeles, his unique, honest and high energy style of storytelling made him an instant favorite at The Improv, The Laugh Factory and The World Famous Comedy Store. He also caught the eye of network TV. After doing his first one man show at the HBO Workspace, Josh landed a two year talent deal at 20th Century Fox and ABC for his own television show. Although his show never made the air, Josh learned a lot from watching people develop and write scripts. He learned so much that he decided to write one himself and he sold it to NBC. It was titled "Fairly Normal" and it, too, was to have Josh in...Read More
Justine Marino
Three's 2 Much

Justine hails from Denver, Colorado, where she was well-versed in prank calling business establishments and eating Krispy Kreme donuts. She also studied Theatre, Film and Television at the University of Colorado at Denver.  Upon moving to Los Angeles, she began doing sketch an improv at the Groundlings and Upright Citizens Brigade and discovered her love for all things comedy. Justine decided to try her hand at standup and it was a match made in heaven! She has since opened for Tom Green, Tom Arnold (she's also an enthusiast of TOMS Shoes), Justine also opens regularly for Jon Lovitz, and performs at clubs and colleges across the country.  She is thrilled to be a cohost...Read More
Lexington Steele
Lexington Steele Live

Lexington Steele is known worldwide for his distinguished work within the adult industry since 1998. His xxx career includes 3 male performer of the year awards, 2000, 2002 and 2003; an international male performer of the year award, 2003; and induction into the Adult Video News (AVN) Hall of Fame, 2009. Lexington established his studio, Mercenary Pictures in 2003 and distributes over 300 DVD titles worldwide. He established Lexington Steele Productions in 2013, which is distributed by Evil Angel Video. Steele operates numerous membership based sites, including www.LEXINGTONSTEELE.COM and www.LEXINGTONSTEELELIVE.COM. A member of the Screen Actors Guild since...Read More
Mark Ellis
Three's 2 Much

Mark Ellis began his career in entertainment in his birth state of North Carolina, where he made his first forays into comedy, improv and acting at Wake Forest University. After receiving his degree in some field called Communications, Mark moved to Los Angeles and began a career in stand-up comedy that he continues to develop nightly. Mark has been seen in multiple films, tv shows, national television commercials, late night television comedy showcases and numerous short films and web projects. Mark has a considerable internet following as the co-host of "Schmoes Know", his movie review program with buddy Kristian Harloff. The Schmoes brand has also developed a live...Read More
Michael Yo
The Michael Yo & Jo Koy Show

Michael Yo, the self-proclaimed "Half-Black Brother with a Korean Mother" was born and raised in Houston and got his radio start in Austin at the popular central-Texas station, 96.7, more than 10 years ago. He also worked in radio in Houston before moving to his other "hometown" of Miami, where he manages to stay dedicated to his Michael Yo Show on Miami's Y100 as the afternoon drive host. Michael made his debut on E! in 2008 as a celebrity correspondent for E! News. He can also often be seen on Chelsea Lately as a round table panelist, E! News and Kardashians. Michael has appeared at numerous comedy clubs across the country including ­­­Improv's, Stand-Up...Read More

Nik Richie
Nik Richie Radio

Nik Richie also known as Nik Richie: Nik Richie doesn't believe in bios and says they are for the Gays. He started radio because Frank from Heidi And Frank begged him to start his own show. Nik Richie is the future so I suggest you listen to Nik Richie Radio on the Toadhop Network. It is better than church.
Pauly David
Pauly and Monks

Pauly is excited to bring his offbeat style, sharp wit, and charm to Toad Hop Network. He resumed his broadcasting career in early 2013. During some "time off," Pauly shot two television shows, hosted and emceed events, played a drag queen in a web series, wrote/performed a successful one man show ("Desperately Seeking Pauly"), and wrote a book: "Fat Kid (and Other Large Tales)." The two loves of his life are his dog, Henry, and his fiancé, (he got engaged at Disneyland, in case you were questioning his sexual orientation). His former radio shows "The Fruit Salad Show" and "Hello Pauly Show" have been internationally acclaimed, in particular for Pauly's fun and conversational...Read More

Ross Mathews
Josh and Ross

Over the last decade, Ross Mathews has interviewed some of the biggest stars in the world and has made the nation laugh all the while. Whether he was covering movie premieres, the Winter Olympic Games, theAcademy Awards, jumping out of a plane or shopping in London with pal Gwyneth Paltrow, Ross' unique approach is always fresh, outrageous and fun. E! Entertainment Television named Ross one of the 30 Most Outrageous Celebrities, solidifying his spot as one of the most exciting personalities on television today. Even as a child in the small town of Mount Vernon, Washington, Ross knew that he wanted to be on television, specifically as a talk show host. After graduating...Read More
Sam Tripoli
Punch Drunk

Punch Drunk is hosted by veteran comedian/ninja warrior Sam Tripoli, whose comedy skills have been showcased on multiple television shows (Showtime's Live Nude Comedy, Russell Peter's Comics without Borders, Comedy Central's Premium Blend, CBS's The Late Late Show, and his starring role on Spike TVs action/adventure reality show Wide World of Spike), earning the performer legions of fans. Sam's high-energy stage presence guarantees that the event will kick into overdrive for some crazy good times!

 Website: Twitter: @samtripoli
Sarah Sweet
Laugh It Off

Is an LA based comedian, writer, and actress. Sarah regularly performs comedy at The Laugh Factory, Improv, The Comedy Store, New York's Gotham Theater and many other venues in LA. Most recently Sarah opened for Dr. Wayne Dyer in his You Can Do It seminar in Pasadena as well as his PBS Special airing in March 2012. She was also selected to roast Hugh Hefner when he received a "Life Time Achievement" award from the LA Press Club. You can catch Sarah this fall in SHOWTIME'S new original series The Watch.
Scooby Sunday
Nik Richie Radio

Scooby Sunday also known as Scoobs: Scooby born and raised in California, Scooby graduated with Honors from Harvard University. To further hone his skills, Scooby spent time in London at Oxford. When not on stage or in class, Scooby dedicated himself to developing and producing feature films. His first movie, Star Wars, received critical acclaim. Scooby is also credited for Bad Boys, Titanic, Fast and Furious, Bruce Almighty, Rambo, Lion King, and Honey I Shrunk The Kids. Scooby first started radio when he interned for Rick Dees in Los Angeles in 1985 at the age of 6. Scooby was taughted as the Bobby Fisher of Radio. His early genius of running the boards and creating...Read More
Scott Huff
Huff & Stapes

A married, future father of three... if his wife (his high school sweetheart) gets her way. Huff loves tequila, gambling, and a good boxing match, but spends his Saturday nights watching 48 Hours Mysteries on his couch from Jennifer Convertibles (it's convertible in case the in laws need to spend the night). Huff has hosted two television shows, and five Top-10 iTunes podcasts, and currently has two shows on satellite radio: Playboy Fantasy Football and of course, Huff & Stapes right here on the Toad Hop Network and Extreme XM 165. He works full time as a "creative executive" at a film and TV production company, where he's developed the shows, "Make me another...Read More
Sean Astin
Vox Populi

Sean Astin is the well known actor (Goonies, Rudy, Lord of the Rings, Encino Man, 50 1st Dates, 24, NCIS). Like every actor, he wants to be President of the United States...He'll settle for hosting his new show Vox Populi which he expects will set the pundit-sphere on fire (or at least a mild simmer). Having worked on several Presidential & Congressional Campaigns and with a lifetime of advocacy and activism on issues close to him (Literacy, Education, The US Army, Volunteerism and Civic Engagement etc...) Sean is poised to keep it real as he talks politics. [Graduated from UCLA w/ Degrees in History & American Literature & Culture).
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