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Asking comedians about the historic lasts and firsts in their lives as their comedy careers have blossomed.
 
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On Comedy Writing
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Host Alan Johnson interviews working comedy writers about the business and craft of comedy writing.
 
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The Comedy Cast
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The Comedy Cast is a comedy podcast bringing you the best in stand-up comedy. Every week we interview a new comedian to find out all about their journey into the world of stand-up comedy. We also interview other comedy professionals like promoters and stand-up comedy course directors from time to time.If you'd like to learn more about stand-up comedy and get to know the person behind the onstage persona then you're in the right place.
 
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David Feldman Show
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Some of America's best comedians, comedy writers, authors, journalists and professors come together for long form conversation.
 
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That Comedy Podcast
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The weekly Australian Podcast where comedians discuss their lives, comedy, storytelling and how they got to where they are.
 
NYC based Comedian Nancy Lombardo has performed her unique comedy from coast to coast. She was a leading member of the award-winning comedy troupe The First Amendment, performing with the likes of Robin Williams and Bruce Willis. Nancy was a comedy consultant to John Leguizamo's Off-Broadway hit Mambo Mouth and wrote additional comedy material for his HBO Special, The Talent Pool, as well as a staff writer/performer for Leguizamo’s H.I.P- FOX show, House of Buggin. TV credits include The Col ...
 
Comedians interviewing comedians about comedy in a basement.
 
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The Call Back
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Comedian/Writer/actor Joseph Vecsey discusses the art and business of comedy with his guests each week. If you are a fan or student of comedy, you will enjoy the point of view Joseph's questions come from.Quick Bio:Joseph Vecsey is an associate producer on Adam Sandler's latest comedy "SANDY WEXLER" that's currently streaming on Netflix. He also acts in the movie as well. Joseph recently opened for Adam Sandler, David Spade, Nick Swardson, Norm Macdonald, and Rob Schnieder on 2 different tou ...
 
Deep Night with Dale. Exploring the Dark Art of Comedy.
 
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What do we do if Donald Trump does something right? This month Trump declared a trade war on China. Could it be that he did something right by standing up for Main Street? We talk with Congressman Alan Grayson. Then Zack Ford, the LGBTQ editor for Think Progress, talks about Christian charities wasting your tax dollars to discriminate against t ...…
 
This week on The Comedy Cast, we speak to Kerry comedian Ronan Grace, Frankie Boyle is our Legend of Comedy and our band guest is Tuesday at 6. Comedy Podcast https://thecomedycast.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Ronan-Grace-Frankie-Boyle-Tuesday-at-Six.mp3 Follow Spud on Twitter: here Follow Seamus on Twitter: here Ronan Grace is our stand-up g ...…
 
Dale knows the future is female, because he’s traversed a lot of possible timelines and they all end up with ladies in the lead. Thank goddess! The brilliant and insightful comedian, writer, and podcast host Erin Gibson paid a visit to the Deep Night studios earlier this month to discuss her newest book, Feminasty: The Complicated Woman’s Guide ...…
 
Broti Gupta (Speechless, Friends From College) joins Alan to talk about originally being pre-med in college, writing political humor pieces, and being the youngest in a writer’s room.
 
Today on The Comedy Cast it’s our sex podcast. Spud Murphy and Seamus Kelly speak about their embarrassing sex stories, comedians owning their bad material and Spud’s home-brew cider. https://thecomedycast.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/The-Comedy-Cast-Sex-Owning-Bad-Jokes-Cider.mp3 Comedy Podcast Follow Spud on Twitter: here Follow Seamus on T ...…
 
Perhaps the problem isn't liberal or conservative, perhaps the problem is men. Constitutional Law Professor Corey Brettschneider on why these rape allegations are serious enough to sink Brett Kavanaugh's nomination. Down With Tyranny's Howie Klein on why the Dems are now poised to take back the senate. The PETA Podcast's Emil Guillermo on sadis ...…
 
New York City based Comedian Nancy Lombardo, Nancy Lombardo has performed her unique comedy from coast to coast. TV credits include The Colin Quinn Show NBC, Saturday Night Live “All my Children” PBS, network and cable television Comedy Tonight, Nickelodeon and the Comedy Channel. She can be seen weekly on The Nancy Lombardo Show channel 56/83/ ...…
 
Mo Mandel is a stand-up comedian who created and executive produces Comedy Knockout for truTV, where comics zing each other and try to win over the studio audience. Before that, he hosted truTV’s BARmageddon and appeared more than 40 times on the panel of Chelsea Lately. You’ve seen him as a co-star on such TV […]…
 
New York City based Comedian Nancy Lombardo, Nancy Lombardo has performed her unique comedy from coast to coast. TV credits include The Colin Quinn Show NBC, Saturday Night Live “All my Children” PBS, network and cable television Comedy Tonight, Nickelodeon and the Comedy Channel. She can be seen weekly on The Nancy Lombardo Show channel 56/83/ ...…
 
Comedians DAVE SIRUS and KEVIN BARTINI along with the LGBTQ editor for Think Progress ZACK FORD. Apple's doing better without Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos and Amazon create homelessness, Trump’s FEMA chief can’t remember Hurricane Florence’s name, Norm Macdonald apologizes for his apology, Jeff Fager and Les Moonves refuse to apologize, Ringo and Yok ...…
 
David Young (College Humor, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon) joins Alan to talk about doing magic as a kid, selling a show just before the writer’s strike, and writing on a docuseries.
 
David tries on his Tucker Carlson mask by insisting Serena's behavior had nothing to do with feminism or equality. It was about not being able to win. Comic Joe DeVito on compulsive shopping, compulsive gambling and the world’s oldest trapeze artist. Comic Aaron Berg has some tasteful thoughts about 9/11. Jackie "The Joke Man" Martling has anot ...…
 
Sam Morril is one of New York City’s rising stand-up comics, having just come off hosting two seasons of People Talking Sports on the MSG network. Morril also has performed on America’s Got Talent, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Conan, and Last Comic Standing. He’s risen from Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch to his own hour special on the ...…
 
New York City based Comedian Nancy Lombardo, Nancy Lombardo has performed her unique comedy from coast to coast. TV credits include The Colin Quinn Show NBC, Saturday Night Live “All my Children” PBS, network and cable television Comedy Tonight, Nickelodeon and the Comedy Channel. She can be seen weekly on The Nancy Lombardo Show channel 56/83/ ...…
 
From "The Jamie Kennedy Experiment" and "Scream," Comedian and Actor Jamie Kennedy. Then Comic Dave Sirus looks back at this uneventful week in American history, and then we talk bread with one of the world's leading experts on the history of bread, Professor Eric Pallant.
 
Today on the Comedy Cast we have an interview with Ashley Sander a stand-up comedian and podcaster from Florida and we speak to Luke Griffiths from English band False Heads ahead of their two Irish shows. We speak about Louis CK’s return to comedy and George Carlin is our Legend of Comedy. https://thecomedycast.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/As ...…
 
Caitlin Bitzegaio (The Rundown with Robin Thede, UCB) joins Alan to talk about discovering UCB while in grad school, the pitfalls of sketch students, and how she comes up with characters.
 
Emmy and Peabody Award Winning Jim Earl forgets the life of Senator John McCain, Barbara Bush and Robin Leach. Jim can be heard on the Jimmy Dore Show, National Lampoon's Final Edition, he's written for The Daily Show as well as Air America Radio. His book is called "Morning Remembrance." Plus Down With Tyranny's Howie Klein on what we learned ...…
 
Join Spud Murphy and Seamus Kelly for a boner Episode of The Comedy Cast. On today’s episode is WWE/WWF for man babies, aren’t Presidents useless and are League of Ireland fans a bit special special? https://thecomedycast.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/The-Comedy-Cast-Boner-Episode.mp3 Get in Touch Don’t be shy, get in touch with The Comedy Cas ...…
 
Jonathan Katz won Comedy Central’s first-ever Emmy Award for his critically-acclaimed animated series, Dr. Katz, in the mid-1990s. He followed that up with a Peabody Award in 1998. Twenty years later, he’s entertaining us anew with therapy sessions with his famous funny friends in a brand-new Dr. Katz: The Audiobook, for Amazon’s Audible. But b ...…
 
Zack Ford, the LGBTQ editor for Think Progress, on the distinction between homosexuality and pedophilia, and why the Pope has a lot to answer for.
 
On today’s episode we speak to Veronica Kwiatkowski, a rising star of stand-up comedy in LA. Dermot Morgan is our Legend of Comedy, Mike McGrath Bryan is one of Cork’s finest music journalist, he joins us to speak about the music scene in Ireland, and myself and Seamus speak about Yes Days, comedians being mean to others and much more beside. h ...…
 
Mike Drucker (Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon) joins Alan to talk about interning at SNL, writing for Nintendo, and writing infotainment.
 
Congressman Duncan Hunter, who proudly vapes, now finds his career up in smoke. GOP San Diego Congressman Duncan Hunter couldn't control his spending so he dipped into his campaign war chest according to the latest indictment. Down With Tyranny's Howie Klein on Duncan Hunter's drinking, womanizing and financial carelessness. Plus Jackie "The Jo ...…
 
New York City based Comedian Nancy Lombardo, Nancy Lombardo has performed her unique comedy from coast to coast. TV credits include The Colin Quinn Show NBC, Saturday Night Live “All my Children” PBS, network and cable television Comedy Tonight, Nickelodeon and the Comedy Channel. She can be seen weekly on The Nancy Lombardo Show channel 56/83/ ...…
 
Elayne Boosler’s comedy career began by working the door as the hostess at the original Improvisation club in New York City in the 1970s. For over forty years, she has appeared on seemingly every talk show ever on TV, has written and starred in five of her own one-hour Showtime stand-up comedy specials, written and […]…
 
Are the walls finally closing in on Donald Trump? Constitutional Law Professor Corey Brettschneider walks us through all the options on the table to remove a sitting president. Corey Brettschneider is author of "The Oath And The Office: A Guide To The Constitution For Future Presidents" which you should order right now.…
 
On the Comedy Cast this week we speak to Italian stand-up comedian Luca Cupani about his run at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Aggy Fox joins us for our Legends of Comedy section where we speak about Richard Pryor. We also speak to post-rock band Magdalena Gornik about why postrock is so awesome and myself and Seamus we go through the 1 ...…
 
Heather Anne Campbell (Saturday Night Live, Corporate) joins Alan to talk about starting improv at 14, The Midnight Show ending, and the development process.
 
Frank Conniff and Bill Scheft. David's plans to play Mystery Guest are thwarted by Andy never allowing the show to get started. Andy Kindler hosts "Thought Spiral." Frank Conniff's new book is, "Codename D.O.U.C.H.E.B.A.G." Bill Scheft's has written several novels including "The Ringer" and "Shrink Thyself."…
 
New York City based Comedian Nancy Lombardo, Nancy Lombardo has performed her unique comedy from coast to coast. TV credits include The Colin Quinn Show NBC, Saturday Night Live “All my Children” PBS, network and cable television Comedy Tonight, Nickelodeon and the Comedy Channel. She can be seen weekly on The Nancy Lombardo Show channel 56/83/ ...…
 
Maeve Higgins was a bestselling memoirist and comedian in her native Ireland when, at the age of 31, she decided to move to America. So immigration isn’t just the subject of her hit podcast, Maeve In America: Immigration IRL, but also a first-hand experience. She co-hosts Neil deGrasse Tyson’s StarTalk on National Geographic, as well […]…
 
Comic PHIL HANLEY, and Down With Tyranny's HOWIE KLEIN. Ian Bagg talks about his expertise with nitroglycerin and why 9/11 was not an inside job, and why he has no act. Phil Hanley on joke writing, Vancouver and why he works so damn hard. Howie Klein on last Tuesday's primaries, and what's in store for the GOP come November. Ian Bagg is at the ...…
 
This week on the Comedy Cast Jo Brand is our Legend of Comedy, we have English stand-up comedian Ken Cheng on to speak about his Edinburgh Fringe Show, Best Dad Ever, Irish punk band Jobseekers tell us all about why punk is so important and myself and Seamus speak about baby poo and why Bill Cosby is a pr!ck. https://thecomedycast.com/wp-conten ...…
 
Josh Comers (Conan, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon) joins Alan to talk about handing out flyers in Times Square for stage time, starting a blog to write monologue jokes, and writing on the Comedy Central Roasts.
 
Author of "Springfield Confidential: Jokes, Secrets, and Outright Lies from a Lifetime Writing for The Simpsons," Mike Reiss talks about his 30 year journey writing for The Simpsons. Also on today's show host of The PETA Podcast Emil Guillermo, plus Comics Joe DeVito and Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling. Mike Reiss has won four Emmys and a Peabod ...…
 
New York City based Comedian Nancy Lombardo, Nancy Lombardo has performed her unique comedy from coast to coast. TV credits include The Colin Quinn Show NBC, Saturday Night Live “All my Children” PBS, network and cable television Comedy Tonight, Nickelodeon and the Comedy Channel. She can be seen weekly on The Nancy Lombardo Show channel 56/83/ ...…
 
Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes first met on a podcast, and ever since, have developed a wonderful working relationship. Holmes first pitched the idea for Crashing to Apatow on his late great TBS late-night show, and I caught up with both the stand-up comedian and the writer/director/producer on the set of HBO’s Crashing at The […]…
 
New York City based Comedian Nancy Lombardo, Nancy Lombardo has performed her unique comedy from coast to coast. TV credits include The Colin Quinn Show NBC, Saturday Night Live “All my Children” PBS, network and cable television Comedy Tonight, Nickelodeon and the Comedy Channel. She can be seen weekly on The Nancy Lombardo Show channel 56/83/ ...…
 
The answer to lies and hate speech is better and smarter speech. Alex Jones isn't the problem. The problem is a Democratic leadership that refuses to articulate the virtues of a progressive agenda. Comics Dave Sirus, Kevin Bartini and Dr. Jay Sutay. Plus Think Progress LGBT Editor Zack Ford, Constitutional Law Professor Corey Brettschneider and ...…
 
On the Comedy Cast this week Billy Connolly is our Legend of Comedy. We have English stand-up comedian Garrett Millerick on to speak about his latest Edinburgh Fringe Festival Show Sunflower, we have guitarist Joe Kelly formerly of Welcome Back Delta and now of UpShot to speak about both bands and myself and Seamus speak about why Irish people ...…
 
Mike Upchurch (Mr. Show, The Chris Rock Show) joins Alan to talk about writing a sketch comedy thesis, the Mr. Show writing process, and teaching at The Pack Theater.
 
Comics Aaron Berg and Joe DeVito. Down With Tyranny's Howie Klein and PETA's Emil Guillermo.
 
Zainab Johnson had other plans for her life, perhaps professional basketball or teaching, before a tragic accident changed her life and her worldview. Johnson tells me how she absorbed the lessons of the comedians she hung out with before jumping into comedy herself. So far, so good. After being named a New Face at Montreal’s […]…
 
Dale welcomes comedian and writer Maeve Higgins back to the Deep Night for a special summer episode of the podcast. Dale and Maeve swelter together in a small room in SoHo to talk about Maeve’s new collection of essays, Maeve in America. The book is a fantastic addition to your reading list this August, perfect for stolen moments on a rocky bea ...…
 
Comedian Kevin Bartini talks Charlie Sheen and Vagina Beer. Dan St. Germain is a comedian, writer, and actor who’s appeared on Conan, Fallon, The Break with Michelle Wolf, Best Week Ever, @Midnight, John Oliver, Crashing, Adam Ruins Everything, Guy Code, This Is Not Happening, and has a half hour special on Comedy Central. He’s written for The ...…
 
Singing Cops, Our Reality TV pitches and Bill Hicks is our Legend of Comedy. We have interviews with Lizzy Skrzypiec of Murder She Didn’t, on now at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Dylan Keenan from the Dublin band Bullet Girl. https://thecomedycast.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/The-Comedy-Cast-S03E11-Elizabeth-Skrzypiec-Bullet-Girl-and-Bill ...…
 
Bryan Tucker (Saturday Night Live, Chappelle’s Show) joins Alan to talk about playing 500 shows with his college group, writing the Racial Draft sketch, and what he looks for in SNL packets.
 
Historian Arnon Degani on Israel's vote this month officially declaring Israel a Jewish state. What does this mean for Palestinians and hopes for a two state solution? Read Arnon here: https://ucla.academia.edu/ArnonDegani
 
New York City based Comedian Nancy Lombardo, Nancy Lombardo has performed her unique comedy from coast to coast. TV credits include The Colin Quinn Show NBC, Saturday Night Live “All my Children” PBS, network and cable television Comedy Tonight, Nickelodeon and the Comedy Channel. She can be seen weekly on The Nancy Lombardo Show channel 56/83/ ...…
 
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