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Comedy Episodes

Nov. 23, 2021

Episode 90: Trent Mabry

Trent Mabry won the 2020 Indy’s Funniest Person competition by working on his comedy skills since the age of 17. He started a popular podcast called There You Go With Trent Mabry during the pandemic and is still putting out …

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March 9, 2021

Episode 62: Aaron Simmonds

Aaron Simmonds was a BBC New Comedy Award finalist in 2017. He also won Jewish Comedian Of The Year in the same year. His credits include The Stand Up Sketch Show (ITV2), BBC At The Edinburgh Festivals (BBC Two), The …

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March 2, 2021

Episode 61: Corey Ryan Forrester

Corey Ryan Forrester’s love for comedy started when he was a toddler watching Carson (and then Leno) from a blanket on the floor next to his daddy Dale. By 2nd grade, he had already informed his teachers that he was …

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Feb. 23, 2021

Episode 60: Ben Sorensen

Ben Sorensen started putting on his own vaudeville style shows in Australia as a teen. He found out his keen sense of humor and natural ability at marketing made him a great all-around entertainer and spokesperson. Ben has found himself …

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Feb. 16, 2021

Episode 59: Leighann Lord

Leighann Lord has been performing comedy in all parts of the globe for 25 years. She also has the distinction of being and actor, author, & keynote speaker. Leighann graduated Magnum Cum Laude from Baruch College with a degree in …

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Feb. 9, 2021

Episode 58: Collin Williams WSG: Chris Klemmer from Quantum Week Podc…

Born into a biracial family, Collin quickly realized he had to embrace diversity or go crazy. Choosing the former (the jury’s still out on the crazy part), he learned to make fun of his differences while developing a unique brand …

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Feb. 2, 2021

Episode 57: Paul Farahvar

Chicago based Paul Farahvar has continued to delight audiences with his self-deprecating dry humor, centered on being a single son of disappointed middle eastern parents. After becoming a regular at Chicago stand up clubs like Zanies, Comedy Bar and...

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Jan. 26, 2021

Episode 56: Gabe Kea with Tim Beisiegel & Frank Duran

Comedian Gabe Kea's unbridled enthusiasm for entertaining audiences is what truly sets him apart. With a personality as big as his 6'5" frame, Gabe melds well-crafted jokes with his comedic physicality to create an unforgettable show. Gabe spent his...

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Jan. 19, 2021

Episode 55: Joe Bates

Joe Bates is a hero. His absurdist confidence is only beaten out by his lack of understanding why he shouldn't have it. Currently in Indianapolis, Joe works regularly at Cracker's and is a writer for Bob and Tom. Joe and …

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Jan. 12, 2021

Episode 54: Steve Bluestein

Comedians come in all shapes and sizes…Steve Bluestein comes in one shape. Funny. His talent has been honed from years of pounding the boards in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Reno, Tahoe and countless comedy clubs across the nati...

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Dec. 28, 2020

Episode 52: Brenden Kumarasamy

Brenden Kumarasamy was very young man when he realized he was passionate about communication. When all the other teens were obsessed with sports, he was equally obsessed with public speaking. Brenden went on to form MasterTal...

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Dec. 21, 2020

Episode 51: Don Smith

Don Smith has quite a varied career. After doing some community theater, Don got the acting bug and has gone on to work in films like Black Mamba & The Goocher. He's in a lead role in Episode 2 of …

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Dec. 14, 2020

Episode 50: Larry Hankin Part 2

Born in New York on August 31, 1940, Hankin took an industrial design degree from the University of Syracuse; multifaceted artist, in addition to being an actor, Hankin is also a screenwriter, producer, director and singer; h...

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Dec. 7, 2020

Episode 59: Larry Hankin - Part 1

Born in New York on August 31, 1940, Hankin took an industrial design degree from the University of Syracuse; multifaceted artist, in addition to being an actor, Hankin is also a screenwriter, producer, director and singer; h...

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Nov. 23, 2020

Episode 47: Jonesy

Jonesy is a comedian and actor seen on television shows like Gotham, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Drunk History, Nurse Jackie and David Letterman Show . His standup comedy is a blend of unrelated personal grievances delivered w...

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