STAND-UP COMEDY

Can a comedian just do comedy?

August 15, 2008

Being a comedian is hard.  Really hard.  What makes it even harder is that lately just being a good comic isn’t enough.  Now comedians have to be be good at more than just getting up on stage and making people laugh. This week we look at the effects of this on the comedy world.  Are […]

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When A Good Show Goes Bad

August 1, 2008

Sometimes…no matter what a performer does…no matter how hard he or she tries..a show goes bad…REALLY BAD. In this episode we look at why some shows are good one week and horrible the next and what you can do as a performer and an audience member when you find yourself part of one of these […]

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Does A Comedian Need To Have Overcome Something?

July 25, 2008

Whether it be a tortured childhood, a dysfunctional parent or something else it seems like every comedian has something.  This week we look at the trend of comedians having overcome personal obstacles in their past. Does tragedy make for better comedy?  Are they trying to prove something?  Is insecurity a necessary part of any comedian?  […]

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This Time Its Personal

July 17, 2008

This week the nerds look back to where it all started and how comedy has effected them during their lives. http://media.blubrry.com/thecomedynerds/p/www.dustindaddato.com/thecomedynerds/wp-content/podcasts/Episode_8_-_This_Time_its_Personal.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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George Carlin Tribute

July 4, 2008

We are going out of order here because of the sad news of the passing of George Carlin. We look at his impact on comedy and how it effects each of us today. He truly was a legend and a revolutionary in the comedy world. And don’t worry, we’ll go back to our regularly scheduled […]

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Should Comedy Be Smarter?

June 27, 2008

Word play or farts? Political observation or Balls? This week we take a look at the true nature of comedy. Has it become more or less sophisticated? Why does Two And A Half Men rule TV and Arrested Development have to fight to exist? Let’s find out…together. http://media.blubrry.com/thecomedynerds/p/www.dustindaddato.com/thecomedynerds/wp-content/podcasts/Episode_5_Should_Comedy_be_Smarter.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes […]

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Hecklers and Improv

May 27, 2008

In this episode we look at hecklers and the world of improv. http://media.blubrry.com/thecomedynerds/p/www.dustindaddato.com/thecomedynerds/wp-content/podcasts/Episode2_hecklers_improv.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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