117: Jim Tews was in band
April 20, 2017
Matt and Bram are joined by Nick DeSimone on the podcast this week as they learn all about his secret talent. We discuss comedy movie sequels and Netflix. We’re then joined by comedian Jim Tews, who just released his debut comedy album, I Was In Band. Jim stares stories about his time in middle school band, his time in the Coast Guard, starting stand-up comedy in Cleveland, then we go deep into great comedy clubs. It’s a kickass episode that you need to tell all your friends about.
116: Tim Dillon is going to hell
April 13, 2017
We're coming in hot this episode. If you want to ease into a podcast, this is not the right one for you. Bram and Matt start right off with the barbs as they welcome Olivia Timm onto the show to give the "Millennial Point of View" whatever that is. Then Tim Dillon sits down with Matt to talk about how jury duty made him realize he wanted to be a comedian, giving unorthodox tours of NYC, the super-rich, politics, and a conspiracy theory or two. It's a wild conversation from front to back. Subscribe, rate, and tell a friend.
115: Seth Olenick and the funny business of photography
April 6, 2017
Seth Olenick is a professional photographer who has spent the last 15 years or so photographing comedians. He recently finished a 7 year project to put together a coffee table book, "Funny Business" as he documented both established and up-and-coming comedians. Many of the latter who would later make it big time. Whether through chance encounters or referrals, Olenick chased down nearly 240 comedians for the project, and that's just for the one book, his career goes even deeper than that. Seth and Matt break it all down. Subscribe, rate, review.
114: Kevin Gootee is a comic watching comics
March 30, 2017
It all started at an open mic. Comedian Kevin Gootee was critiquing a comedian on stage and the idea struck him and the start of Comics Watching Comics was born. Think Last Comic Standing meets @midnight, Gootee recruits his comedian friends to talk about other’s stand-up. He sits down with Matt to break it all down and talk about his motivation to follow his dream to be a stand-up comic.
113: Shane Mauss has a good trip
March 23, 2017
We’re back from SXSW and oh what great fun it was. Matt runs down the trip with Bram as they run down the week, followed up by a lot of half-hour special conversation. Then, guest comedian Shane Mauss joins us on the podcast to talk about his current tour, “A Good Trip” which is his one-man show out on the road talking about his experience with psychedelics. But Mauss isn’t just out to get high, he’s on a mission to talk about his experiences and maybe even find out about some of the science behind it all.
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