Episode #163: Dylan Brody
Dylan Brody started his stand-up career in New York City while still a teenager in the early 1980s, performing on multiple TV showcases, writing monologue jokes for Jay Leno when Leno was still just guest-hosting The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, and he has performed around the world. In mor... [Read More]
Review: Dylan Brody’s Driving Hollywood, at The PIT
Dylan Brody looks like he could be Dana Gould’s big brother. Both in life and in comedy. They’re both funnier and smarter than even the above-average stand-up comedian, still funny more than three decades after they started hitting the comedy club stages, and perhaps more appreciated by ... [Read More]
Review: Dylan Brody’s Driving Hollywood, at The PIT
Dylan Brody looks like he could be Dana Gould’s big brother. Both in life and in comedy. They’re both funnier and smarter than even the above-average stand-up comedian, still funny more than three decades after they started hitting the comedy club stages, and perhaps more appreciated by ... [Read More]
Real talk from comedians about depression and mental illness
The suicide of Robin Williams, devastating as it was not just for his family and closest friends but also to millions of us fans around the world, has brought a new wave of attention to how we treat depression and mental illness. It's not about sad clowns, either. We all get sad. No matter what your... [Read More]
Real talk from comedians about depression and mental illness
The suicide of Robin Williams, devastating as it was not just for his family and closest friends but also to millions of us fans around the world, has brought a new wave of attention to how we treat depression and mental illness. It's not about sad clowns, either. We all get sad. No matter what your... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt: Comedian-In-Chief
As a fan of comedy and sometimes interviewer of comedians, I’ve never thought that comedians should have a spokesperson. Sure, there are plenty of common threads and experiences generally understood by most comics, but there is also a lot of diversity in opinion, which is a good thing. Two thi... [Read More]
Take Your Comedy Seriously – By Dylan Brody (opinion)
At the risk of waxing pompous – and if that opening doesn’t prove that I’m willing to take that risk, really, what will? – I think comedians and humorists have a far greater responsibility than they often acknowledge. [Read More]
Dylan Brody “Laughs Last” (book review)
..whether you are an aspiring comedian, love a great story, or have a family, this book is for you. It is poignant, powerful, instructive, endearing, and, in its own way, very sweet. If I could sum it up in one phrase it would be this: life is fleeting, but laughs last. [Read More]
Chris Bonno: Brilliant and a Little Scary
Sorry if the headline alarmed you. It was how I described Chris Bonno’s YouTube series, Electric Bonnoland, which I found so hilarious and brilliant it scared me a bit. Not in the Freddy Kreuger sense, but in the, “This guy is working on ... [Read More]