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Episodes

July 23, 2020

Epsiode 30: Bill Normyle

Bill Normyle had dreams of show business and made them come true by becoming a player in one of biggest talent agencies of the 80…

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July 16, 2020

Epsiode 29: John Poveromo WSG: Mark Dreskin

John Poveromo is a New Jersey based comedian who uses his personal angst as tool to create great stand-up comedy. We talked about…

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July 9, 2020

Episode 28: Matt Brown

Matt Brown grew up in a small town but had big aspirations. He started opera singing classes at a very early age and started writ…

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July 2, 2020

Episode 27: Robert Jenkins

Robert Jenkins worked hard to become and attorney in 2007. In 2012 he started stand-up comedy. We talked about why he needed the …

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June 25, 2020

Episode 26: Mike Bova & Big Ern

Mike Bova & Ernesto Galano (Big Ern) have been working together as the Big & Tall Comedy Tour for a quite awhile. We talked about…

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June 18, 2020

Episode 25: Bill Gorgo

Bill Gorgo started stand-up comedy right out of college and before actual comedy clubs. He has been performing and teaching stand…

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June 11, 2020

Episode 24: Brent Terhune

Brent Terhune is well respected by his fans and his peers in comedy. After talking to him, I found out he gets respect because he…

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June 4, 2020

Episode 23: Dan West

Dan West spent time in the military and in retail. Both experiences play heavily into his comedy which centers around him trying …

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May 28, 2020

Episode 22: Comedy Coaching Session with Joel Byars

This is something different. Joel Byars is a former guest on the podcast. We stayed in touch and when I learned he did comedy coa…

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May 21, 2020

Episode 21: Ian Bagg

Ian Bagg is the current champion of crowd work but he started out working in a carnival and mining for gold. Ian has some great a…

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May 14, 2020

Episode 20: Michael Palascak

Micael Palascak started comedy early and has learned a lot in a relatively short amount of time. We talked about his clean style …

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May 7, 2020

Episode 19: Aaron Sorrels

Aaron had the appearance of doing great with his executive position. However, he was an alchoholic. When he came out of treatment…

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April 30, 2020

Episode 18: Lue Deck

Lue Deck was one of the original comedians to work at the Comedy Store with Mitzi Shore. He wore a lot of hats. Doorman, videogra…

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April 23, 2020

Episode 17: Krish Mohan

Krish Mohan Comedian & Social Vigilante. That is Krish's moniker. He brings his social consciousness into his act while still mak…

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April 16, 2020

Episode 16: Gerrit Elzinga

Gerrit Elzinga is a veteran comedian from Grand Rapids, MI.

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April 9, 2020

Episode 15: Doc Kennedy

Doc Kennedy is a comedian and public speaker from Nashville.

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April 2, 2020

Episode 14: Bob Zany

Bob Zany has been one of my favorite comedians from the first time I saw him.

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March 26, 2020

Episode 13: Dr Peter McGraw

Dr PeterMcGraw is an expert in the interdisciplinary fields of judgment, emotion, and choice. His research has answered questions…

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March 19, 2020

Episode 12: Joel Byars

Joel Byars hsa been performing stand-up comedy his way for over 10 years.

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March 17, 2020

Special Episode: COVID-19 & the Survival of Stand-up Comedy

In this episode, comedians and club owners from across the country gathered for a video conference to discuss the effects of COVI…

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March 12, 2020

Episode 11: Mark Masters

Mark Masters wrote a book about his first 6 months performing stand-up comedy that is a must-listen for new comics. We talked abo…

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March 5, 2020

Episode 10: Jeff Webb

Jeff Webb is from Valparaiso Indiana.Valparaiso is a city of about 50,000 people, has a nice college, and has no comedy club.Jeff…

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Feb. 27, 2020

Episode 9: Greg Schwem

Greg Schwem is a corporate comedian from Chicago.

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Feb. 21, 2020

Episode 8: Zach Funk

Zach Funk is a comedian from Pittsburgh, PA.

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