When Jimmy Dore Took on the $3,000 “Stand-Up Boot Camp” on ‘Comedy and Everything Else’
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. When Marc Maron took on Carlos Mencia in a two-part WTF episode documented recently in these here pages, it was a profound professional mismatch. One of the most hated, least respected names in co... [Read More]
When Jimmy Dore Took on the $3,000 “Stand-Up Boot Camp” on ‘Comedy and Everything Else’
Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. When Marc Maron took on Carlos Mencia in a two-part WTF episode documented recently in these here pages, it was a profound professional mismatch. One of the most hated, least respected names in co... [Read More]
Episode #63: Kyle Cease
Kyle Cease first caught my attention in the 1990s when we both were getting started in the Seattle comedy scene. He already was headlining clubs as a teenager then, and parlayed his youthful exuberance and success into scene-stealing bit parts in movies such as 10 Things I Hate About You and No... [Read More]
Comedy Dynamics launches lineup of archived stand-up comedy specials on Hulu
New Wave's Comedy Dynamics debuted its new Hulu channel today. You can check out the following stand-up comedy specials at your convenience, free of charge. The initial lineup at launch includes: Louie Anderson, Big Baby Boomer (2012) Josh Blue, Sticky Change (2012) Kyle Cease, Weirder. Blacker.... [Read More]
Let’s highly recommend Kyle Cease’s “I Highly Recommed This”
Kyle Cease is about to release a new stand-up album and he highly recommends it. In fact, he recommends it so much that he went and titled the thing, I Highly Recommend This. Truth in advertising that’s what we say. So prepare yourself to line up in the stores (kids still do that right?) and [... [Read More]
Will you watch “Who Wants To Date A Comedian?” (Video)
Back in December of last year, we reported about how a show called Who Wants To Date A Comedian was entering production. Producer Byron Allen, the man behind the long-running chat show Comics Unleashed, unveiled his plans. “Who Wants to Date a Comedi... [Read More]
Kyle Cease to inspire college kids with new tour, wants help from Ellen DeGeneres
So, it seems comedian Kyle Cease is done pushing his much-criticized stand-up comedy bootcamp and is now turning to spreading a slightly new message: you can overcome crippling anxiety just like he has. He’ll be embarking on what he’s dubbed the Wake Up College Comedy Tour, and he just posted the below video to help him start securing performance dates across the country [Read More]
Comedian Kyle Cease in video: ‘I’m here to help you fix you’
Comedian Kyle Cease, creator of the Stand-up Bootcamp, has taken what seems like non-stop criticism for his program that claims to both teach students about stand-up comedy and further inspire their lives. It seemed that after the last wave of online... [Read More]
Kyle Cease: There’s 26:05 we’ll never get back | Shecky Magazine
Cease wants to change standup comedy. We’re not sure exactly what it is about standup that needs changing at the moment. But Cease is determined to “re-boom the scene” fifty or sixty comics at a time. He’s determined to do so by means of his Boot Camp. (So… at $299 per comic, Cease and Co. will be paid $14,950 every time he “re-booms a scene.” Nice hustle!) If the interview is designed to generate enthusiasm for the Boot Camp, it is, as the kids say, a major FAIL. [Read More]