Managing a comedy club

MANAGING A COMEDY CLUB [EP. 146]

On this episode I sit down with Lucy Sinsheimer,  Zanies Comedy Showplace in Nashville, TN to talk about managing a comedy club. This week’s episode is brought to you by Patreon Sponsor Brian Bates.   MANAGING A COMEDY CLUB SHOW NOTES We cover a lot of ground about managing a comedy club in this episode, including: The first comedy show she…

starting comedy late in life

GRINDING IT OUT WHILE STILL AT A JOB [EP. 137]

Today’s podcast “Grinding It Out While Still At A Job” is brought to you by Patreon supporter John Schuster. To learn how you can support podcast through a small, monthly donation, visit Patreon.com/SchoolOfLaughs  Grinding It Out While Still At A Day Job I’m joined today by former School of Laughs student Lee Hardin to discuss what it’s…

Financial goal Settng

FINANCIAL GOAL SETTING [EP. 133]

As a comedian, entertainer, or speaker your income is directly tied to how much quality content you develop, perfect and deliver. Are you ready for some financial goal setting? Looking back at what brought you income (or didn’t) in 2016 is essential in making pans for the new year. It doesn’t happen automatically. You’ve got to focus…

how do i start comedy?

NEW COMEDIAN QUESTIONS (EP. 103)

Aspiring comedians huddle up after a stand-up comedy writing class to ask a variety of questions about pursuing stand-up. From writing and performing to horrible road gigs – we cover a lot of ground! Questions include: Is there a line that you cannot cross in comedy? What was my worst heckling situation? When writing jokes with…

comedy questions

TOUGH DECISIONS COMICS HAVE TO MAKE (EP. 102)

As you move along the path of becoming a professional comedian will encounter many crossroads. Places where decisions must be made. Points where you have to make a careful choice on how to proceed. These tough decisions comics have to make can go either way. Hopefully, they go in a way where you can sleep good at…

ANTHONY MAZE

ANTHONY MAZE TALKS MAGIC AND MARINES [EP. 087]

Have you performed for birthday parties, marines, comedy club audiences and judges for America’s Got Talent? Have you ever swallowed a balloon (well, not during a border crossing)? Our guest today has, too! I talk with Anthony Maze about his magic/comedy combo performances and the opportunities he has taken advantage of lately. Based in San…

NATE BARGATZE [EP. 074]

Stand-Up Comedian Nate Bargatze is a busy man. His Comedy Central one hour special “Full Time Magic” was a huge success. And the CD went to number one on the Billboard Comedy charts – topping his first CD “Yelled At By A clown” which made it to number two. He makes time to join us…

Bob Hope and Beyond Martha Bolton

BOB HOPE AND BEYOND [EP. 047]

Martha Bolton is a joke-writing machine! As a staff writer for Bob Hope for over fifteen years, Martha developed the comedic muscles to crank out an incredible amount of comedy material. Many others including Phyllis Diller, have hired Martha to produce comedy gold. Check out this episode! In this interview, Martha walks us through the…