Serious Comedy Talk


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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Feb. 13, 2020

Episode 7: Dobie Maxwell

Dobie Maxwell has been a working comic since 1983.

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Feb. 6, 2020

Episode 6: Charlie Hester

Charlie Hester started her comedy career in her 30's but is climbing through the ranks quickly.

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Jan. 30, 2020

Episode 5: Zach Boyce

Zach Boyce moved from the small city of South Bend, Indiana to Chicago in order to fullfil his comedy dream.

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Jan. 23, 2020

Episode 4: Marc Sheffler

From Marc's Bio:When Marc Sheffler was approaching his eighth birthday, his father asked him what he wanted.

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Jan. 17, 2020

Episode 3: Reena Calm

From Reena's Bio:Reena Calm is an East Coast Jew turned Chicago favorite, and one of the most respected and requested comedians i…

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Jan. 6, 2020

Episode 2: Stewart Huff

I think it's great that Stewart Huff is my second guest and direStewart Huffctly followed Tom Dreesen. Their approach and philosp…

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Jan. 5, 2020

Episode 1: Tom Dreesen

First Episode!I'm stoked to finally get this podcast off the ground! My first guest is the great Tom Dreesen.

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