The I AM RAPAPORT: STEREO PODCAST is a WORLDWIDE PHENOMENON. This show is unafraid to tackle taboo topics head on and our fans have become loyal to our show because it’s like sitting down and having a conversation with two of your best friends (one of whom happens to be a 25 year Film/TV veteran). Michael Rapaport and Gerald Moody have invite you to a live comedy performance of the podcast followed by a Q & A. After selling out multiple events in Los Angeles and New York, the I AM RAPAPORT: STEREO PODCAST WORLDWIDE PHENOMENON LIVE TOUR is coming to your hometown. Each event will be recorded and released to fans worldwide via the podcast for you to listen to and tell your friends about.
Actor/Director/Comedian Michael Rapaport grew his comedic styling a modeled after stand up comedians Richard Pryor, Lenny Bruce, George Carlin, Don Rickles, Eddie Murphy, Andrew Dice Clay and more but it wasn’t until he appeared on comic Bill Burr’s Monday Morning Podcast that he realized that this was the format he’d been waiting for. Unfiltered, unrestrained and unrated, the I AM RAPAPORT: STEREO PODCAST was born. These two best friends since 1982 have carved a specific niche in entertainment that has the show shooting up the iTunes charts. Michael and Gerald represent everyman, pride themselves on being the «Moral Compass» for the world with their comedic points of view and they're coming to do a live performance in your town!
A true New Yorker through and through, Michael Rapaport was born in Manhattan, New York to June Brody, a radio personality, and Disco Dave Rapaport, a radio program manager. He is an Ashkenazi Jew who grew up in New York City, playing basketball, going to hip hop clubs and having fun with his best friend Gerald Moody aka the Black Ed McMahon. Rapaport moved to Los Angeles and ventured into stand-up comedy before venturing into feature films. In 1992 he starred in the independent film Zebrahead which garnered him critical acclaim. This led to a string of standout parts in films, such as True Romance, The Basketball Diaries, Higher Learning, Mighty Aphrodite, Beautiful Girls, CopLand, Metro, Special, Bamboozled, Deep Blue Sea, Men Of Honor, Small Time Crooks, Hitch, The Heat, My Man Is A Loser, Little Boy, etc. and on television in the shows Friends, Boston Public, My Name Is Earl, Prison Break, War at Home, Justified, Louie, Public Morals, DICE and more. Michael is also an award winning documentary director for his films Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest, When The Garden Was Eden and Hard Lovin' Woman. Since creating the I AM RAPAPORT: STEREO PODCAST in August of 2014 it has become a worldwide phenomenon on the Internet and all mobile downloading platforms. This show chronicles opinions on his career, sports, music, film, television, popular culture, life and everything in between in an on demand fashion.