PODCASTS

Romantic Comedy – Does It Have To Suck?

November 15, 2009
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Oh romantic comedy.  You always try to trick me with comedy in your name but really you are a romantic story with some quirky shenanigans thrown in.  I’ve fallen for your deception too many times you beautiful sunsetty bastard. This week we look at why there are so many romantic comedies and why they are […]

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The Art of Storytelling and Stories From The State

November 8, 2009
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Once upon a time…no…There once was a man from Nantucket… no…. Storytelling is hard.  On this week’s episode we look at what it takes to tell a good comedy story.  What’s the difference between a good stand-up bit and storytelling?  What’s important to good story?  Is this the next evolution in comedy? To help us […]

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Are Corporations Ruining Comedy?

November 1, 2009
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Corporations.  Huh.  What are they good for?  Other than making stuff absolutely nuthin’.  Like it or not, every major comedy source in this country is in one way or another beholden to a corporation of some kind.  They get to decide what makes it to air and what doesn’t.  Sponsors, network execs, basically anyone who […]

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Unintentional Humor or Why Some Things Are So Awful They Rule

October 25, 2009
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No matter how many times I try to explain it to my wife she just doesn’t understand.  They are snakes and they are on a plane.  They are snakes on a plane.  It’s a plane and there are snakes on it.  She says, “yeah I get it.  I just think it’s stupid.”  Ummmm…yeah.  It is […]

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Comedy Feuds & Seeing Saturday Night Live…Live

October 18, 2009
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This week’s episode is ripped from the headlines (of the Huffington Post via The Comic’s Comic).  We look at the top 7 comedy feuds as suggested by the Huffington post and give our takes on who won.  Leno vs. Letterman: Who’s more of a douche bag?  Arsenio vs Rosanne:  Who better represents the early 90’s […]

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Life Inside the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre

October 11, 2009
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When it comes to comedy theaters there are few bigger that the Upright Citizens Brigade.  So many of today’s up and coming comedians have started on that stage and there are future stars beginning classes every day. This week we talk to UCB regular and all around great guy Mike Still about what it’s like […]

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CENSORSHIP and why it can go f*ck itself

October 4, 2009
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In this week’s episode we look at censorship and why it f*cking blows.  We examine:  What really are the rules the frickin’ FCC uses for broadcast TV?  Is cursing really a big deal on television any more?  What can we do to free up the airways for saying sh*t and f*ck whenever we gosh darn […]

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