The Bonfire with Big Jay Oakerson and Dan Soder

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 Jul 21, 2019

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 Jul 18, 2019

 Oct 15, 2018
I love this show! I listen everyday on Sirius. Dan and Big Jay are hilarious and so is the rest of the Bonfire crew. Crackle crackle!

 Aug 18, 2018
I'm not sure if reviews that aren't from iTunes count, but The Bonfire is the most entertaining radio show / podcast going today. I'll spread the word as much as I can!

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 Aug 8, 2018


Big Jay Oakerson and Dan Soder, invite listeners and friends to come and hang out by The Bonfire as the blunt and candid duo talk about everything from comedy and entertainment to sports; sharing their stories from the road doing stand-up and giving fans a chance to call in and give their opinions on the topics of the day. SUBSCRIBE NOW for the best of The Bonfire w/ Big Jay Oakerson & Dan Soder and listen every Monday thru Thursday at 6pm Eastern/3pm Pacific on SiriusXM’s Comedy Central Radio (channel 95)!

Episode Date
Crossing Lines
Whether it was pure misunderstanding or something much darker we’ll never know, but a hypothetical from Jay caused an eruption on The Bonfire.  Inspired by actor and diet icon Peter Deluise, Jay and Dan are on Day One of their Slim Fast Diet and things are off to a rocky start. Dan and Jay plan for death. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Aug 03, 2020
Unapproachable (feat. Joe DeRosa)
If you need Dan Soder to be there he will be fast, but can the Bonfire co-host just slow down. Cheating on your partner is bad enough, but Jay thinks its how you get caught that truly determines if you can be forgiven. Kanye West’s speech sparks a discussion about bi-polar disorder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jul 27, 2020
Just a Joke (w/ Reggie Conquest & Andy Fiori)
Comedian Reggie Conquest describes what it was like filming his sex scenes on HBO’s Insecure. Andy Fiori joins Dan and Jay as they reveal their sizzling secrets for sex talk. DJ Lou shows off his new Eddie Vedder coffee mug Jay and Dan wondered if it was more than just a cup. After learning that Johnny Depp lost a staggering $650 million in movie earning Dan and Jay imagined the tough calls he had to make to his unique staff & Jacob is not amused at Amber Heard’s poop “practical joke” at all. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jul 19, 2020
Hi Hater (w/ Shane Gillis)
Jay recaps Reddit reviews to Dan, which take the sting off the criticism a bit. The guys imagine the love affair between Cardi B and Jacob. Shane Gillis joins the show and discusses his disgust of local news and debates who is the best weather man in the business. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jul 13, 2020
Intensive Purposes (feat. Bobby Kelly)
Knowledge is power & no one will bash you over the head with it quite like Jay and Dan. Bobby Kelly joins the show and discusses the expectable sexual positions for the length challenged. Dan, Jay and Joe DeRosa marvel at Justin Silver’s access to the finer things in life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 29, 2020
Salacious Sexting
After a flood of emails from Campers about getting caught sexting Jay and Dan have their own stories to tell. Dan and Jay told stories about growing up with their single moms and their relationships with stepdads after relating with the filmmaker of the new documentary “Red Dog”. Christine gets the world’s biggest dong pic from a fan who wants to be more than friends and the crew is very, very impressed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 22, 2020
Putting Up Blinders (w/Jessica Kirson & Andy Fiori)
B-Rod & Christine dish the dirt on ejaculation with a pulsating edition of “Cum Talk”. Dan & Jay are joined by Jessica Kirson and Andy Fiori as they detail their reactions when other comics eclipsed their careers. The next generation of Bonfire family is on the way and the crew discuss their hopes and desires for their children ending with some great advise from a father to his son. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 15, 2020
The Good Fight
In this week's Best of the Week, the Bonfire gang discusses the human rights protests happening around the globe. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 08, 2020
Rose-Colored Memories (feat. Joe DeRosa, Luis J Gomez, Joe List & Justin Silver)
The gang ponders if Dan would end his sobriety in the zombie apocalypse. Joe List joins the show and tells stories about his drinking past and why they led him to becoming the sober comic he is today. Luis J. Gomez is all fired up with a bone to pick with Justin Silver. Jay, Christine and Joe DeRosa test positive for COVID-19 antibodies and Dan wants to be part of the club. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jun 01, 2020
The Bonfire Logs (feat. Mark Normand, Joe DeRosa, Kyle Dunnigan & Kurt Metzger)
Joe DeRosa has a few requests for show introductions. Mark Normand joins the show and discusses returning to the stage after quarantine. Kurt Metzger and Kyle Dunnigan join the show and tell the gang about one comic in particular that didn’t find it funny to be impersonated by Kyle. After expressing their disdain for improv all week the guys decided to prove their point by performing an improvised scene and in the process learned something about the craft … and maybe themselves. Best of the week ends with a very special announcement. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 25, 2020
Questioning Childhood Trauma (feat. Joe DeRosa, Shane Gillis & Big Jay's Mom)
One of the most traumatic childhood events of young Jay’s life finally gets closure when his mom calls in to reveal the truth about “The Jamaica Incident." Jay, Dan, Joe DeRosa and guest Shane Gillis are floored by a comedy trailer that leads to a discussion about “’the art of improv.“ The hosts share how quarantine has certainly affected their sex lives. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 18, 2020
Easy Crooning (feat. Dave Attell, Joe DeRosa & Ali Siddiq)
Jay thinks crooning is easy singing & Joe DeRosa is offended. Dave Attell let’s everyone know how his quarantine is going. Ali Siddiq gives an report on how his home state of Texas is opening up. EaJay and Dan explore the idea of doing fan cam website. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 11, 2020
Whistle While You Work (feat. Joe DeRosa)
The gang talks Quarantine sex and the future of safe sex. Joe DeRosa makes a hometown favorite for his housemates, The Zep. Jay, Christine and Jacob try to convince a still skeptical Dan and Joe to watch their new favorite show, Supernatural, by describing a very sexy episode they just watched. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
May 04, 2020
We All Have Demons (feat. Sal Vulcano, Mike Finoia, Joe DeRosa & Aaron Berg)
Jacob and Black Lou have malfunctions at their school dances. Sal Vulcano recalls the time his mom picked him up at school dressed as Homey D. Clown. The growing fascination with Jensen Ackles and the best practices for killing demons continues with Jay, Christine and Jacob. Guest Aaron Berg joins the show as they do impressions of 80’s and 90’s impression comics.
Apr 27, 2020
Would You Rather? (feat. Nate Bargatze, April Macie & Joe DeRosa)
Nate Bargatze & Joe DeRosa join the show as Dan Soder poses a would you rather question that's a lose/lose situation. As Becky Rodriguez does a walking handstand Jay is inspired about his athleticism... Perhaps too much? After years of talking about the late Craig Glaser’s “Man and his Dog” April Macie episode the comedian joins the show and tells her own version of things.
Apr 20, 2020
Supernatural Damsels (feat. Andy Fiori, Jessica Kirson & Joe DeRosa)
Jay discusses the show Supernatural and its hunky stars with the crew and Andy Fiori. Jessica Kirson checks in with the crew and let’s us know how her quarantine is going. The gang asks the questions 'Is the cause of the coronavirus the new 5G network?' and 'Just how horny is every during the lockdown?' Dan and Jay discuss 21 Jump Street and the puzzling casting of Margot Kidder and Lois Lane in Superman II.
Apr 13, 2020
Sublime Rules (feat. Justin Silver)

Jacob shaved his head and refused let the rest of the crew see how he looked. Jay & Dan discuss which exotic animals they would eat if they had too. The gang talks about the hottest kids from their high schools and later, Christine and Justin Silver argue about just how good the band Sublime was.

Apr 06, 2020
Quarantine Bush (feat. Justin Silver)

Dan & Jay pledge to grow out their man-bushes until the quarantine is lifted. Jay gives his thoughts on Feldog's motivation behind "My Truth:The Rape of Two Coreys" Documentary. Dan discusses how he will reveal the secret identity of his girlfriend to the world. DJ Lou confesses to facetime sex with his girlfriend.

Mar 30, 2020
The Quarantine Tapes (Parts 1-4)

Dan & Jay are recording at Jay's apartment after New York City goes on lock down. Jay explains what counts as having seen bush. Everyone is grateful to be quarantined in the age of the internet.

Mar 23, 2020
Shit Just Got Real (w/ Joe DeRosa, Sal Vulcano, John Popper & Dave Burd (Lil Dicky

Joe Derosa Co hosts The Bonfire as he and jay break down the weird things they’ve seen family members and friends eat. Sal Vulcano joins the show and asks who everyone would call if the apocalypse started right at this moment, jay chooses John Popper. John Popper Calls in to discuss living through the apocalypse with jay and brings up some very good points. From our interview with Lil Dicky, Dave discusses his penis size and being friends with girls in high school.

Mar 16, 2020
Assistant DJ? (w/ Pete Correale & Tracey Carnazzo)

In defense of Grape Nuts, Jacob goes head to head with Jay and Dan over his favorite cereal. Pete Correale discusses getting high before a show and the weirdness of driving home alone right after one. Turns out DJ Lou is actually DJ Assistant & Tracey Carnazzo talks about falling in love and leaving NYC for the hills of West Virginia

Mar 09, 2020
Reality Updates (w/ Joe DeRosa & Shannon Lee)

Jay sits down with cast of The Jersey Shore and they discuss Mike's time in prison. Joe DeRosa joins the show and him and Jay transform into no-nonsense principals. Shannon Lee gives an update on her prison love romance as the gang discusses "Love After Lockup."

Mar 02, 2020
No Concerns (w/ Andrew Santino, Shane Gillis & Brian Six)

Dan is out in Los Angeles and his hotel stay is leaving much to be desired. Andrew Santino guest hosts with Dan and the guys discuss their methods for public bathroom peeing. Shane Gillis and Brian Six discuss shitty first jobs and quitting with no concern for the company.

Feb 24, 2020
Intimate Drops (feat. Calise Hawkins, Justin Silver, Joe DeRosa & Ralph Sutton)

Dan innocently incorporates a beloved Bonfire drop into a very intimate moment. Calise Hawkins discusses having sleep paralysis. Dan’s mom, Trish, starts him on the road to being a swinger at a very young age. Joe DeRosa guest host. Ralph Sutton has an accident (in his pants) on the streets of New York and Jay and Joe can relate. Dan reminisces about being strung along by two women he was in love with for years.

Feb 17, 2020
Defeated Parties (feat. Chloe Hilliard)

Dan recaps his trip to Miami and watching his team lose the Super Bowl. Chloe Hilliard shatters the pure image of the Barber Shop for everyone & Keren Hunter and Jay talk about their hallway interactions.

Feb 10, 2020
"All In The Family" (w/ Sean Donnelly & Joe DeRosa)

Dan & Jay discuss the dynamics between Arnold and all his children. Jay ponders the dating life of his co-host of The SDR Show and Gas Digital Owner, Ralph Sutton. Joe DeRosa has the cops called on him at the airports and the guys go on a google search adventure.

Feb 03, 2020
Not Everyone Enjoys The Classics (w/ Adrienne Iapalucci & Joe DeRosa)

Jay tells a nightmare Air B&B story and gets advice from Adrienne Iapalucci. Jay explains to guest host Joe DeRosa why Bruce Springsteen’s music is awful. Dan, Jay and Christine discuss Rob Gronkowski’s looks.

Jan 27, 2020
The Low Road (w/ Mike Finoia)

Jay gets an irate message from a fan who is upset with him for cancelling his shows at Mohegan Sun this weekend. Jay does not take the high road in his response. Jay, Dan and Mike Finoia discuss the disturbing life of Jeffrey Epstein.

Jan 20, 2020
The Kids Are Back (w/ Monroe Martin, Derek Gaines, Joe DeRosa & Corinne Fisher)

Monroe Martin and Derek Gaines join the show & Monroe talks about growing up in the foster care system in Philadelphia. Joe DeRosa guest hosts with Jay & Corinne Fisher joins the show sharing how she got an awkward text before her show the night before. Jay and Dan review the new season of Surviving R. Kelly.

Jan 13, 2020
Happy Holidays Campers!!! (w/ Jessica Kirson & Dave Attell)

Dan & Jay discuss Santa-Con hunting RAMBO style. The Hawk, Jessica Kirson stops by & Dave Attell joins the show as the gang talks about times they wanted to run away.

Dec 23, 2019
Rise & Grind (w/ Shane Gillis & Justin Silver)

Dan & Jay check out the morning schedule for Mark Wahlberg and it just doesn't seem right. Justin Silver & Shane Gillis join the show and Shane recaps his performance at the Bonfire Live Holiday Show the night before. 

Dec 16, 2019
Please Don't Tell Me Who I Am

The crew shares their experiences with summer camps and find out about the time Jacob was the only non Hasidic person all Hasidic Jewish camp. The guys discuss the new documentary "Tell Me Who I Am" and how they would feel in the same situation.

Dec 09, 2019
Lonely Thanksgivings & Alter Egos (w/ Ramon Rivas)

Jay tries to convince Jacob to attend A Very Johnson Thanksgiving or go with Oakerson's for the holiday. After Dan is recognized on the street for being “McFee” from Showtime’s Billions the host discuss alternative names and personalities of the crew.

Dec 02, 2019
Were You Ever Really There? (feat. Joe List, Joe DeRosa, Krystyna Hutchinson & Justin Silver)

Joe List wanted to be taken by Kiefer Sutherland in 2012. DJ Lou is upset he’s not invited to see Tool. We find out Becky doesn’t like music all that much & Jay thinks he can not only beat up any female cop but now The Girl of Steel, Supergirl.

Nov 25, 2019
Uber Pickups and Daytime Evil

DJ Lou picks up his Uber Driver, the gang discusses the discrepancy "Evil Rock" in the daytime, Woke Terminator is born & Dan and Jay share memories of the movie "Blown Away" after Soder's rewatch over the weekend.

Nov 18, 2019
"Word Up! Get Me A Sandwich" (w/ Nore Davis & Mike Feeney)

 Jay and Dan decide to become diehard fans of the WNBA’s New York Liberty! Black Lou and guest Nore Davis discuss their individual styles for getting a mouse out of their house. Jay mistakenly texts his daughter giving up his smoking habits and the younger Oakerson has an inspired response.

Nov 11, 2019
Bet Debt

Jay goes over his basketball bet with Luis J. Gomez on "Legion of Skanks" and the events of the debt being paid off at The Stand in New York City

Nov 04, 2019
The Drunk Stylings Of The 2 Lous

Jay tells Dan it’s time to grow his home décor style, a new Christine drop is born & Black Lou and DJ Lou get black out drunk at Dan’s HBO taping.

Oct 28, 2019
Half A Rack (w/ Shane Gillis)

Jay tells stories of being a young boy going bass fishing with a real man in Florida & ruining Disney World for his dad’s new family. Controversy explodes as Shane Gillis admits to sleeping naked when he and Dan Soder share a hotel room.

Oct 21, 2019
Hardcore (w/ Lil Kim & Shane Gillis)

Shane Gillis rejoins the show and the gang looks into the history of mens social clubs. Jay judges Dan's party hosting skills and Queen Bee Lil Kim joins the show and agrees to judge the guys as they attempt her Hardcore pose.

Oct 14, 2019
"You Tell 'Em Honey" (w/ Matt Braunger)

 Jay’s Mom and Mom-Mom call in to defend their sweet Jewish boy. Matt Braunger talks to Dan & Jay about what tv auditions do to your self-esteem & Dan helps Jay voice audition for the role of Piglet.

Oct 07, 2019
The Phantom of The Bonfire (w/ Chris Distefano)

Jay’s mom and Dan’s nana have no interest in seeing their work on screen. DJ Lou’s motel-hooker-paying-past set to the soprano voice of Big Jay singing The Phantom of the Opera. Chris Distefano tell a few tales of difficult girlfriends in his dating past & the gang discusses nude selfies.

Sep 30, 2019
Live From New York, It's The Bonfire! (w/ Joe Derosa)

Jay, Dan and Joe DeRosa discuss the firing of Shane Gillis from SNL. Jay gets a lesson in "White Girl Privilege" with Christine at the airport and after watching twerk video Dan and Jay try to decide whether or not they should get butt implants.

Sep 23, 2019
Vegas Baby (w/ Dan St. Germain, Kareem Green & Richelle Ryan)

 Jay and Dan are back from Vegas and talk about their dad bods, picking up girls poolside and more in Sin City. Guests Dan St. Germain and Kareem Green talk about awful movie bio pics with the bonfire hosts. Richelle Ryan talks about helping the youth movement in the porn industry.

Sep 16, 2019
The Kids Are Back! (w/ Sal Vulcano)

Jay tells the gang how his first experience at a gun range felt. Dan and Jay discuss watching guys talk to strippers in clubs. Jay, Dan and Sal Vulcano discuss the seedy origin of the slide whistle.

Sep 09, 2019
Old Mistakes (W/ Joe DeRosa & Jezebel Sweet)
Aug 26, 2019
Rise & Grind (w/ Joe DeRosa & Justin Silver)
Aug 19, 2019
So It Shall Be Written (w/ Shane Gillis, Brian Six, Kilah Fox, Dante Nero & Justin Silver)
Aug 12, 2019
Live From “Just for Laughs” Montreal (feat. Brad Williams, Jimmy Carr, Guy Branum, Rich Vos & Pete Correale)
Jul 29, 2019
Nothing Is Real (feat. Ron Bennington, Andy Fiori & Shane Gillis)
Jul 22, 2019
Birthday Flops & Skankfest (w/ Josh Adam Meyers, Jeremiah Watkins, Joe DeRosa & Tony Hinchcliffe)
Jul 15, 2019
Jealous Jacob (feat. Craig Gass & Yannis Pappas)
Jun 28, 2019
Bar Kids
Jun 21, 2019
Casinos, Camping & Porn Shoots (feat. Dave Attell & Jeff Ross)
Jun 14, 2019
The O'Doyle's Do Rule (feat. Shane Gillis)
Jun 07, 2019
Campfire Crossover (feat. Robert Kelly, Ari Shaffir, Mike Cannon & Mike Feeney)
May 31, 2019
A New York 6
May 24, 2019
A Very Bad Pooh Bear (w/ Mike Finoia, Shannon Lee & Ralph Sutton)
May 17, 2019
We Left Our Hearts In Texas (w/ Shane Gillis, Mike Vecchione & Justin Silver)
May 06, 2019
"Let's Start Arming Our Bunnies"
Apr 29, 2019
The Tragedy of the Friend Zone (w/ Rude Jude, Baron Vaughn & Open Mic Eagle)
Apr 22, 2019
I Think We're Alone Now (feat. Nikki Glaser & Director Sean Donnelly)
Apr 15, 2019
"I'm Really Good At Shakespeare"
Apr 08, 2019
Concert Etiquette (feat. Jim Breuer & Shane Gillis)
Apr 01, 2019
Tickle Fighting and Make-Outs (w/ Nate Craig)
Mar 25, 2019
RIP Jan-Michael Vincent (w/ Mike Finoia, Shuli Egar, Joe DeRosa)
Mar 18, 2019
Negative Body Image and Neverland (w/ Joe DeRosa & Shane Gillis)
Mar 11, 2019
Death Parties (w/ Andy Fiori, Rich Vos & Mike Finoia)
Mar 04, 2019
WOW Wrestling, Bad Bumbles & Leaving Neverland (w/ Eleanor Kerrigan & Joe DeRosa)
Feb 25, 2019
The Internet Is For Porn (w/ Ari Shaffir, Shane Gillis & Daniel Sloss)
Feb 18, 2019
Friendship Trades (w/ Chris DiStefano, Shuli Egar & Mike Finoia)
Feb 04, 2019
Over Zealous (w/ Ali Siddiq, Chris Cotton & Roy Wood Jr.)
Jan 28, 2019
Gen Pop (w/ Judd Apatow, Pete Holmes, Shane Gillis, Bobby Kelly & Mike Finoia)
Jan 21, 2019
Do You Have Your Passport? (w/ Dave Landau, Mike Vecchione, Justin Silver, Neal Brennan & Tim Dillon)
Jan 14, 2019
Sweet Sweet Jacob (w/ Joe DeRosa & Jimmy Martinez)
Jan 07, 2019
The Gift of Hatchet Dan (feat. Dave Attell, Steve-O, Mark Normand & Brian Regan)
Dec 24, 2018
Confidence (w/ Georges St. Pierre & Firas Zahabi)
Dec 17, 2018
DJ Lou Has A Bumble Fumble & Big Jay Has A Battle Rap (w/ Ron Funches & Ralph Sutton)
Dec 10, 2018
The Lewdness of Midtown Manhattan (w/ Jenny Heaton & Jim Florentine)
Dec 03, 2018
Black Lou Wins Husband Of The Year
Nov 19, 2018
"If You're On TV, You Should Not Be On Reddit" (w/ Bill Burr, Michael Price, Andy Fiori, Shane Gillis & Mike Finoia)
Nov 12, 2018
Sex Island, The Jersey Shore & Opiates (w/ Richie Redding & Paul Virzi)
Nov 05, 2018
"Nice To Meet You" (feat. Ron Bennington, Louis Katz, Shane Gillis, Mike Finoia, Monroe Martin, Derek Gaines & Ted Alexandro)
Oct 29, 2018
Reality B-Roll (w/ Sal Vulcano, Ari Shaffir, Luis J. Gomez & Tim Dillon)
Oct 22, 2018
The "Truman Show" Lives of Teenagers Today (w/ Bo Burnham & Ari Shaffir)
Oct 15, 2018
Psychedelics & The Psych Ward (w/ Shane Mauss)
Oct 08, 2018
Dave Attell In Studio, Ali Siddiq Tells Us Proper Jail Cell Bathroom Etiquette & Ron Bennington & Big Jay Oakerson Talk To Bam Margera In Philly
Oct 01, 2018
Buffalo Bill The Gigolo & Post-Comedy Ideas
Sep 24, 2018
Gene Simmons Of Kiss Stops In, UFC Fighter Mickey Gall Talks Street Fights & The Guys Plan For The Apocalypse
Sep 17, 2018
"Post-Comedy" Material and Bert Kreischer Takes Up Leather Making
Sep 10, 2018
Bert Kreischer & Mike Vecchione In Studio, Everlast Stops In & The Guys Write Their Own "Pete Davidson" Song
Sep 03, 2018
Mark Normand In Studio & Big Jay & Dan Broadcast Live From The Marilyn Manson & Rob Zombie Concert In New York
Aug 24, 2018
Step-Dad Big Dick Energy (w/ Ramon Rivas II)
Aug 17, 2018
The Bonfire Live 3 Year Anniversary at Skankfest NYC 2018 in Brooklyn, New York
Aug 10, 2018
Big Jay & The Beastmaster Justin Silver Contemplate Dinosaurs & Rich Vos Complains About Complaining
Jul 27, 2018
DJ Lou Falls For A Cam Girl Online & We Have The Transcript. Plus, Corpse Posing...
Jul 20, 2018
Ron & Gail Bennington Join Big Jay Oakerson to talk to Nick Foles of the Philadelphia Eagles & Michael Che Stops In
Jul 13, 2018
The Regulars (w/ Shane Gillis, Bobby Kelly, Luis J. Gomez & Joe List)
Jul 09, 2018
Dan's Birthday Recap, Robert Kelly Accepts A Challenge & Dak Prescott In Studio
Jul 06, 2018
Fran Drescher Stops In & DJ Lou Recaps Amsterdam
Jun 29, 2018
Con Artist Evangelists (w/ Neal Brennan & Mike Finoia)
Jun 22, 2018
Massages and Peyronies (w/ Bobby Kelly, Tim Dillon, Ralph Sutton & Shane Gillis)
Jun 14, 2018
Turns out, Bslink 182 Rules
Jun 13, 2018
The Diceman Cometh (w/ Dave Smith, Luis J. Gomez & Andrew Dice Clay)
Jun 12, 2018
Introducing the best of The Bonfire w/ Big Jay Oakerson & Dan Soder
Jun 08, 2018