Blocked Party

Twitter Genius/Idiot Stefan Heck and comedian John Cullen invite guests on the program to talk about the who and the how of getting blocked on social media. From celebrities to jilted ex-lovers, every block has a story and we’re here to get to the bottom of it.

Episode 174: Paul Bae v. Producer Dan
Paul Bae (The Big Loop, Black Tapes) returns to the show to a surprise when Producer Dan informs him that he has actually BLOCKED Dan on Twitter! It's the first time we've ever had the Blocker and the Blockee meet face-to-face, and it turns out Dan...
84 min
Episode 173: Derek and dril v. Dog the Bounty H...
The boys are back in town, and this time that's quite literal, as Derek and dril are in Vancouver to join the Blocked Boys live in BPHQ. And this episode is about what you'd expect from this foursome, as an innocent conversation about hotpot turns to...
85 min
Episode 172: Maddy Kelly v. An Emailer
Maddy Kelly (comedian/writer) returns to the show with another very special reply guy, one who stoops to finding her email address to be unnecessarily critical and then extremely weird very, very quickly. It's a fun episode of the show that starts out...
87 min
Episode 171: Jamie Loftus v. The Olympics
Sweeps Month comes to a rousing conclusion as Jamie Loftus (comedian/writer) returns to become best friends with Tony Hawk (just as we are) by being blocked by none other than the Olympics themselves. Jamie actually tracks down the IOC headquarters in...
103 min
Episode 170: Michael Hale v. Bowling for Soup
It took 170 episodes, but Michael Hale (Your Kickstarter Sucks) finally joins us for a main episode and...let's be honest. If you're a fan of this show, or YKS, or hopefully both, you know exactly what you're getting here. It's John's worst nightmare...
73 min
Episode 169: Chris Locke v. The Convoy
Chris Locke (comedian, Evil Men pod) is BACK and he's gotten some people upset with him online for having takes against the very stupid Freedom Convoy here in Canada or whatever dumb thing they're calling it now. Luckily we don't have much other dumb...
100 min
Episode 168: Cait Raft v. 300 Facebook Friends
It's Sweeps Month, baby! This year, it's all fan favourites all month and we start by bringing back one of our faves who hasn't appeared on a full main episode in over two years, Cait Raft! Fresh off of their star turn as "Jonathan Van Mouse" on the...
73 min
Episode 167: Michael Balazo v. The Toronto Sun
Michael Balazo (Evil Men Podcast) joins the show for his first main episode, and he gets blocked by an entire newspaper! Apparently the tabloid-style papers in Toronto don't take too kindly to their front pages having jokes made about them. But there...
82 min
Episode 166: Becca v. Her Ex's Ex
Becca makes her triumphant return to the show and tells us the story of how her ex's wild ex made Becca's life very weird for a little while, from weird social media comments to parking in her building's parking lot and staring into their window. The...
84 min
Episode 165: Jordan Foisy v. A Rude Customer
Jordan Foisy (comedian) takes the show to real life, as he remembers a time an ignorant customer at his serving job forces his weaselly manager to take action in the best way possible. But before we get there, the show skews very Canadian as an...
102 min
Episode 164: Johnny Pemberton v. An Instagram T...
Johnny Pemberton (comedian/actor) joins the show to talk about blocking someone for going a little bit too far in questioning the COVID safety protocols on the set of Superstore, and reveals his unique strategy (other than muting/blocking) for dealing...
85 min
Episode 163: Caitlin Durante v. Her High School
Caitlin Durante (Bechdel Cast) joins us to demonstrate just how you can get blocked by your high school, over a decade after graduating from it. Hint: it involves the school mascot. There's nothing cartoony or mascot-like about the rest of the episode...
82 min
The 2022 Blocked Party Enemies List
In the third instalment of what has become an annual tradition and a fan favourite episode, John and Stefan run down who they're targeting in the year 2022 as their mortal enemies. This could be a concept--in the past, Stefan has targeted the Bristol...
86 min
Episode 161: Libby Watson v. Jason Calacanis
Libby Watson (writer) is back for a comfy mid-December episode that sees John power through the haze of potential COVID illness for a memorable episode, as Libby gets blocked by Silicon Valley weirdo and Defector Media's "interested investor" Jason...
94 min
Episode 160: Dino Archie v. The Cosmopolitan
Dino Archie (comedian) gets physically blocked from The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas for, and I quote, "doing too much". It's a self-admitted, well- deserved block, and the lifetime ban leaves Dino wondering just how heavily they'll enforce that if he...
101 min
Episode 159: Lucy Valentine v. Scott Adams
Chalk another one up for the bad guy, as Lucy Valentine (Boonta Vista) gets blocked by the creator of Dilbert for making fun of his precious cartoons. It's a famous "night-time" episode of the show, as John is away for the weekend and thus, the boys...
79 min
Episode 158: Dave Weigel v. Amy Schumer
One of our most requested guests, Dave Weigel (Washington Post) is finally able to make an appearance on our show after getting the approval from the higher-ups, and it does not disappoint. Despite writing about politics and all the blocks that come...
88 min
Episode 157: Matt Wright v. A Cabaret
Matt Wright (comedian) joins us for a landmark recording, as it's the earliest recording we have ever done! With Stefan out of town next weekend, the Blocked Boys were forced to record at 9 am, with some predictably delirious results. Matt gets...
82 min
Episode 156: Justine Stafford v. A Foot Guy
Justine Stafford (comedian) joins the show as our first-ever Irish guest and teaches us that no matter what side of the Atlantic you're on, there will still be weird feet guys in your DMs! She gets the episode started off with a weird request and the...
86 min
Episode 155: John Semley v. Steven Crowder
John Semley (writer) joins us to throw another Steven Crowder block onto the scrap heap as we wax nostalgic for childhood candy, lunch items, and crushes. John also enjoys having a fellow John on the show and we get into getting mistaken for Jons and...
86 min
Episode 154: Rax King v. SantaCon
Rax King (writer) introduces us to the world of SantaCon, something that sounds joyous but is in actuality, very grim and bad. Her fateful day trip into NYC during SantaCon leads to a block as the dark side of the internet sees fit to get involved....
82 min
Episode 153: Amy Goodmurphy v. A Rude Commenter
Amy Goodmurphy (comedian/actor) gets fooled by the Blocked Boys into thinking they're wholesome, as the episode starts with some very pleasant conversation about acting in commercials, chocolates, and Christmas. But it quickly devolves as Amy herself...
80 min
Episode 152: Jesse Farrar v. The Calf Cramp Lady
Jesse Farrar (Your Kickstarter Sucks) returns to the show fresh off of doing a Go Off Kings stream with Stefan and that vibe permeates throughout the show as it starts chaotic and keeps that feel all the way through to the end. Jesse finds a block...
87 min
Episode 151: Aiden Arata v. A Party Guest
Aiden Arata (writer, content creator) joins us to discuss a time that a combination birthday party went awry as one guest in particular got very possessive over the leftovers. The rest of the episode is all content that's never been reheated though,...
82 min
Episode 150: Tony Hawk v. The Olympics
Tony Hawk (legend) joins the show to fulfill John's dream and to talk about the time that the International Olympic Committee booted him off the Park Course and then the time right after that when he got home from Tokyo and got blocked by NBC for...
73 min