Serious Comedy Talk


April 4, 2023

Episode 145: Cody Webb

Cody Webb is a Portland-based standup comedian and content creator with 178,000 followers and 8 million likes on his TikTok channel. In the conversation, Cody discussed how he started taking stand up more seriously after he g...

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March 21, 2023

Episode 144: Ben Webb

Ben Webb is a triple threat; performing stand-up comedy, acting, & improv. His mission of spreading Joy On Purpose is a reflection of his desire to make everyone he encounters feel loved and valuable. He spreads his Joy On Pu...

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March 7, 2023

Episode 143: Matt Ruby

Matt Ruby is a comedian, writer, and filmmaker from New York City. His comedy has been filmed by Comedy Central, MTV, NBC/Seeso, and FOX. He hosts the podcast Kind of a Lot with Matt Ruby. In his latest special, Substance, …

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Feb. 28, 2023

Episode 142: Nate Armbruster

Nate Armbruster has been performing stand-up since he got his driver’s license. He’s worked with Mark Normand, Nikki Glaser, & TJ Miller. His new album, Sorry to Bother You is available on Apple Music and is very funny. Nate ...

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Feb. 21, 2023

Episode 151: Ricky Glore

Ricky Glore has been performing stand-up comedy since he was 19. During that time, he has honed his comedy skills by releasing two great comedy albums, “Spitting Image” and ‘World’s Greatest Dad (Participant)” as a well as a ...

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Feb. 14, 2023

Remembering Terry Taylor of Giggles Comedy Club in Seattle

In this special episode, I’m joined by former regulars at the Giggles Comedy Club in Seattle to remember former owner Terry Taylor who passed away this month. James Inman, Louie Foxx, Auggie Smith, Duane Goad, Teina Manu, & D...

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Feb. 7, 2023

Episode 140: Nathan Macintosh

Energetic, loud, and always funny, Nathan Macintosh is a comedian and writer living in New York. Most recently writing and filming the second season of ‘Trapped’ on Bell, Nathan has also been seen on The Tonight Show Starring...

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Jan. 31, 2023

Episode 139: Niko Lukoff

Niko Lukoff recently appeared on tour with Bill Burr thanks to a Twitter conversation, a testament to his phrase it doesn't hurt to ask. Nico created the Facebook group Displaced Comedians during the pandemic when comedy club...

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Jan. 24, 2023

Episode 138: William Conway

William Conway won a comedy contest his first time on stage. He parlayed that win into some hosting gigs and was a favorite in the Iowa clubs. A lapse of judgement sent William to prison for nearly 10 years. While …

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Jan. 17, 2023

Episode 137: Matthew Tate

St. Louis-born and Huntsville, AL-raised, Matthew Tate is a veteran of the lauded HSV Comedy scene and a producer of the long-running Homegrown Comedy and TGIM Comedy showcases. A former improv and musician, Tate found his pa...

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Jan. 10, 2023

Episode 136: Mat Alano-Martin

Mat Alano-Martin has spent the last 13 years on the road telling jokes and sharing stories all across America. He has appeared at comedy clubs, theaters, punk rock dives, redneck roadhouses, casinos, colleges, living rooms an...

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Dec. 27, 2022

Episode 135: Rita Rudner

A house-filling favorite in Las Vegas since she opened as one of the hottest tickets in town in June 2000, Rudner is known for her epigrammatic one-liners. Over the course of a multi-year run she sold almost two million ticke...

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Dec. 20, 2022

Episode 134: Ginny Hogan

Ginny Hogan is an NYC-based writer and stand up comic. She's a contributor for The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Cut, The New York Times, Cosmopolitan, The Observer, McSweeney's, and Vulture, and she's written sketches for Co...

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Dec. 13, 2022

Episode 133: Sam Tallent

Known for whip-quick wit and rollicking improvisations, Sam Tallent is one of the sharpest, most original rising talents in comedy today. For the last 10 years, he has performed at least 45 weekends annually across America, C...

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Dec. 6, 2022

Episode 132: Ryan Singer

Ryan Singer is a comic’s comic who electrifies mainstream audiences with material that is both uncompromising and unpretentious. Halloween weekend of 2022, his special THE SUPERNATURAL premiered, the 1st comedy special filmed...

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Nov. 29, 2022

Episode 131: Nick Leydorf

Nick Leydorf is a fun-loving, Michigan comedian with a quick wit and a third nipple. When he’s not on stage, you can find Nick in his office being a lawyer, paying off his student loans. Described as “funny, adorable, and …

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Nov. 8, 2022

Episode 130: Paul Douglas Moomjean

Paul Moomjean is a stand up comedian, actor, and writer living in Los Angeles. He has worked for Nickelodeon, Viacom, and been on Laughs on Fox. Before starting stand up, Paul was a teacher and college professor. Curently he ...

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Nov. 1, 2022

Episode 129: Scott Dikkers

Scott Dikkers performs, writes, and animates the new weekly TV show, Scott Dikkers Around, available ad-free wherever you get podcasts. His long career in comedy began with his syndicated comic strip, Jim's Journal, which led...

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Oct. 25, 2022

Episode 128: Ariel Julie

Ariel Julie is a theater kid turned comedian and she’s proof that the rules of comedy are merely a suggestion. At 3 years in, she’s already headlined and put out a YouTube special called “Weiner Patrol”. Her style of humor …

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Oct. 18, 2022

Episode 127: Johnny Taylor Jr

Johnny Taylor started performing comedy at age 33. His storytelling style that explores some of his darker and weirder moments in life keep the audience laughing and gasping at the same time. Johnny frequently tours with Bria...

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Oct. 11, 2022

Episode 126: Stephen Winer

Stephen Winer is a comedy writer who started out at National Lampoon and went on to be one of the first writers for Late Night with David Letterman. Stephen went on to write for Robert Klein on the USA Network …

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Oct. 4, 2022

Episode 125: Dewayne White

Dewayne White is a DC-based standup comedian who performs all over the country. He’s a combat-wounded veteran who served in the Army for 23 years. His humor is drawn from his unique take on his military experience, his life a...

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Sept. 27, 2022

Episode 124: James Inman

Seen in the cult comedy documentary film The Unbookables released on Comedy Dynamics, “A true story about standup comics who have spent their whole lives pushing limits – onstage and off”. Described by media critic David Fews...

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Sept. 14, 2022

Episode 123: Ken Garr

Ken Garr grew up on the south side of Chicago. The son of a retired Chicago Fire Fighter and Homemaker, Ken proudly hails from three generations of fire fighters. The youngest of 4 children, Ken’s hilarious views on life are …

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