This week my guest is comedian James Mattern! We connected through Zoom and chatted about hosting comedy shows, finding your own lane, performing during COVID, and creating his podcast "The Commissioner of Comedy". If you're learning the ropes of stand up or are a seasoned vet, his podcast is a bible of the life... Continue Reading →
It's another Throwback Thursday with today's guest Greg Warren! I caught up with the St. Louis native back in 2013 at Dangerfield's in New York City. We chatted about the differences between living in New York City versus St. Louis, coming up with original material for an album, and seating for one at a... Continue Reading →
This week my guest is comedian and actor Ian Koranek! We talk about performing stand up during coronavirus, how improv helps with comedic acting, and catching up on scriptwriting. You can follow Ian on Instagram at @iankoranek !
From the archives, here’s my interview with Eddie Brill from 2013. We discussed his early years in comedy from his time at Emerson College, how one's comedy act grows and evolves through dedication to the art, working on The Late Show with David Letterman, and meeting President Barack Obama! Listen to Eddie's podcast The Break with... Continue Reading →
From the archives, here’s my interview with Ted Alexandro from 2013. We talked about how Ted's background in music and teaching influenced his comedy, the art of stand up, and why comedy is always being performed in a basement or a back room (hint: NYC rent prices). Check out Ted's podcast A Little Bit of Me... Continue Reading →
From the archives, here’s my interview with Myq Kaplan from 2013. We chat about his process of submitting for late night TV, transitioning from the Boston comedy scene to the NYC comedy scene, and putting together an album. We also discuss aging at the speed of light! Check out Myq on Twitter and Instgram at... Continue Reading →
My guest this week is stand up comedian Darin Patterson! We talk about the differences between the New York/New Jersey comedy scene, performing material vs just writing it, and all things hiphop! Darin also co-hosts some amazing podcasts: . ">The Virgin Chronicles with Evan Morgenstern and SNL Nerds with John Trumbull! Follow Darin on Twitter and... Continue Reading →
My guest this week on the Not Off The Press Podcast is stand up comedian Mo Vida! We talk about splitting time between performing in Denver and New York City, hearing different points of view in comedy, and avoiding squirrel attacks in the park! Check out the show (and podcast) she co-produces called The Black... Continue Reading →
Recently unearthed from the archives, here’s my interview with Liz Miele from 2013. Liz puts on a clinic on what it takes to get that stand up set sharp! Students of comedy, listen in and enjoy!
Birdbox is about not being able to see. So to honor the film, I won’t watch it. The concept of "force projection" in the Star Wars universe is the equivalent to working from home in ours. I feel guilty that I’m on my phone too much. So instead of Siri I have "Sorri". Why is... Continue Reading →