podcast bonanza ep 175

SIX IN ONE COMEDY PODCAST BONANZA [EP. 175]

SIX-IN-ONE COMEDY PODCAST BONANZA Happy Labor Day weekend, America. And to everyone else – Hello! This is a comedy podcast about other comedy podcasts. Follow me? Thanks to our sponsors HOT BREATH podcast with Joel Byars and Patreon supporter B. Ellen Wesley! As I was thinking about taking a week off of podcasting to celebrate…

jason michaels

JASON MICHAELS – ACCOMPLISH THE IMPOSSIBLE [EP. 160]

Jason Michaels joins us today to talk about performing as a magician and … overcoming Tourettes Syndrome. Accomplishing the impossible can seem daunting. Impossible, even. But what is impossible anyway? Often times it is a self-limiting thought revolving around our mind. We feel trapped by it and allow it to keep us from our fun…

how to write stand up comedy

STAND-UP COMEDY EXAMINED [EP. 119]

It’s time to analyze stand-up comedy! Today we dig knee deep into how to turn a funny thought into a full blown comedy bit. I am interviewed by Rick Altizer on his radio show which airs here in Nashville Saturday mornings at 9:30 on 106.3 FM. Rick is a songwriter, recording artist, music producer, film…

wrong jokes

3 NEW JOKES [EP. 117]

We follow up last week’s premise session with Jonnie W. and Brian Bates. They both pop back by the headquarters with audio clips. Last week’s premises are now jokes. But, how solid are they? We listen to Jonnie’s clip about Church Nurseries and wonder … Would this joke work as a cold opener? Is it…

SCHOOL OF LAUGHS PODCAST

100 EPISODES OF THE SCHOOL OF LAUGHS PODCAST

We did it. You did it. I did it. It was done. What is IT? 100 episodes! Woo hoo! This episode of The School Of Laughs Podcast is brought to you by Chelle Baxter, Peter Margaritas, Sandi Joy Chadwick and John Charlton – thanks! It is crazy to think that a couple of years ago…

HOW TO BECOME A FULL TIME COMEDIAN

GOING FULL TIME INTO STAND-UP COMEDY [EP. 085]

Have you ever dismissed the idea of going full time into stand-up comedy? Did you get overwhelmed by the enormity of it all? Today, Paulina Combow joins us to discuss how she broke down the full time goal into bite size pieces. With an outline, a plan and a deadline in place she is targeting…

Keith Alberstadt COMEDIAN INTERVIEW

KEITH ALBERSTADT [EP. 075]

Ever wondered … “should I move to a bigger city for comedy?” Ever struggled with, “Should I go full time?” Keith Alberstadt joins us this week to discuss how he made the jump from an office job to a 24/7 comedy career. Keith makes his comedy relatable and approachable while delivering it in a confident…

Feel Like an outcast in your own scene

Feel Like An Outcast In Your Own Scene?

– Rik Roberts | www.SchoolOfLaughs.com Many aspiring comedians don’t feel welcomed in their own town. The most common complaints are: “I can’t get any spots.” “It’s like a good ol’ boys club.” “They ain’t letting nobody else in.” I hear ya. We’ve covered this topic a little bit in the past. (See: “Cracking the Comedy Clique”)…

Songs that Describe OPEN MICS

WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE [EP. 056]

  Going to your first comedy open mic? Welcome to the jungle, baby! In this episode we offer up 11 song titles that perfectly describe a comedy open mic night. Don’t get me wrong, they aren’t all bad. But man, you do see a common thread unravelling if you attend a dozen or so. CLICK…