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Comedy…In The Future!!!!

January 8, 2012
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This week we crank up the flux capacitor and look…in to the future.  Is the success of Louis C.K.’s independently released stand-up special going to be the new norm for comedians?  Could any other comedian right now really pull that off?  Will comedians be able to go completely around the networks all together soon?  Will […]

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Patrice O’Neal & Other Comedians Gone Too Soon

December 6, 2011
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Last week saw the passing of one of the funniest voices in the comedy community, Patrice O’Neal.  It’s sad when anyone dies but when it’s someone who brings so much laughter and joy to so many people it hurts that much more. In this week’s episode we look the impact of his passing and discuss […]

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The Muppets and The Power of Nostalgia

November 29, 2011
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This week on the show we talk about The Muppets! With the new movie out now we discuss the power of positivity in comedy. And how much can nostalgia affect how much you enjoy comedy? Does nostalgia make you like it more, or hate it because it isn’t exactly the way you like it? And […]

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Patrice O’Neal Has Passed

November 29, 2011

Multiple news sources are reporting the passing of stand-up comedian Patrice O’Neal.  Patrice was one of the funniest live performers on the scene today and he will be missed by many.  Our hearts go out to his friends and family.  Patrice was 41.

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What Causes A Comedy Backlash?

November 22, 2011

This week on the show we discuss the phenomenon of backlash, the most insidious of the lashes (worse than both whip and eye combined!) Actor A works hard, does good work, makes funny stuff. The world loves him. Actor A keeps working hard and making funny stuff, and the world says “Hey, that guy keeps […]

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Conan At The Beacon

November 10, 2011
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This week we are joined by Michael Hartney, as we discuss our trip to see Conan O’Brien at the Beacon Theater in New York! It was totally awesome, and guests Matthew Broderick and Paul Simon were amazing, and we’re not at all upset that we didn’t go to a different show, that had other guests […]

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Darrell Hammond: Impressions Of Drugs, Dispair and Comedy

October 31, 2011

With the upcoming release of Darrell Hammond’s autobiography, “God, If You’re Not Up There, I’m F*cked: Tales of Stand-Up, Saturday Night Live, and Other Mind-Altering Mayhem” we discuss the psychological make-up that pushes comedians to do what they do, how one could possibly handle the pressure of a job like being on Saturday Night Live, with […]

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