About the show

Each episode of “Music Raygun” explores a different musical artist, topic or concept. Hosts Paul Ciampanelli and Kirk Pynchon watch and discuss topic-related music videos, TV clips, commercials, interviews and other pop-culture ephemera on YouTube.

Logo by Kyla Paolucci.
Original theme music by Bagweed.
Our closing theme music is “Ray Gun” by BADBADNOTGOOD and Ghostface Killah.


About the hosts

Paul Ciampanelli is a Los Angeles-based writer and editor. He is also an Upright Citizens Brigade-trained retired comedy improviser. Paul lives in Hollywood with his cat, Martha. You may recognize Paul as the first castaway voted out of the Yasur tribe in “Survivor: Vanuatu.”

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Kirk Pynchon is the managing editor of Guff Media. He’s a playwright whose works have had successful runs in both Los Angeles and Chicago. Kirk is also a contributing writer to the Disney parenting website Babble. If you like ranch dressing, ketchup or flan, Kirk won’t be your friend.