Kevin and I discuss his business the Comedy Cartel, divorce, building a business in comedy, The Comedy Zone, mid life crisis, LA audiences, the grind of comedy, horror gigs and hotels, The Titled Kilt, Cooter Douglas, Myrtle Beach, Joel Pace and LA open mics.
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Mike and I discuss the fact that he is a Right Wing Christian Comedian, an anomaly in the world of comedy. We discuss Fallon, Kimmel, Conan. Sleeping in your car on the road, creating on stage, Randy Hausner, Christian comedy, Cruises, Magicians and for Mike how It’s all about the audience.
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Andrew and I discuss writing clean comedy, Shakespeare, World Series of Comedy, Steven Wright, truth in comedy, 1 Man Shows, San Francisco, the science of writing jokes, google, Chris Rock, Mitch Hedberg and The Road plus more…
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Brian and I discuss him growing up in a Mixed Heritage household, Radio DJ’s, being the class clown, topical humor, how life shapes your comedy, honesty in comedy, impersonations, Steve Martin, Jim Breuer and more…
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Tom and I discuss the different aspects of the business, including being a fan, comedian, producer and promoter. As he is all of them. Topics include The Comedy Store, the LA Comedy Scene, transitioning from Musician to Comedian, being a natural smart ass, we compare writing comedy to music, the pressures of a comedy show producer and more.
In this interview with Jose he talks about how he was told to “Dirty up his act” – People don’t trust you, his childhood love of comedy, his comedy influences, his 18 month preparation to become a comic, his comedy apprenticeship, the parallels between the military and his comedy. He also mentions Bill Burr, Patrice O’Neil and a lot more.