Episode #219: Zainab Johnson
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 nam... [Read More]
Episode #219: Zainab Johnson
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 nam... [Read More]
Episode #197: Sharon Houston
Sharon Houston punked Magic Johnson, Too Short, and 18 other celebrities on Punk’d, fooled Kim Kardashian’s fans on Celebrities Undercover, and has filmed hidden-camera pilots for VH1, E!, Disney Channel, Style Network and Dick Clark Productions. Sharon has been a fixture in clubs and ca... [Read More]
Episode #192: Jeff Dye
Jeff Dye was a finalist on Last Comic Standing only three years into his comedy career. Since then, Dye has hosted two MTV series – Numbnuts, and Money From Strangers – one Spike game show, That Awkward Game Show, appeared frequently on A... [Read More]
Episode #192: Jeff Dye
Jeff Dye was a finalist on Last Comic Standing only three years into his comedy career. Since then, Dye has hosted two MTV series – Numbnuts, and Money From Strangers – one Spike game show, That Awkward Game Show, appeared frequently on A... [Read More]
R.I.P. Ralphie May (1972-2017)
Ralphie May, a larger than life stand-up comedian who won the hearts of America if not also their votes in the very first season of NBC’s Last Comic Standing, has died. May was 45. Though battling pneumonia for the past week, May continued to show up for his 2017 residency at Harrah’s La... [Read More]
Last comic still standing: Felipe Esparza talks about how he’s grown with his first HBO special
The last time I spoke at length with Felipe Esparza, he was enjoying the fruits of his success as a winner of NBC’s Last Comic Standing, headlining a theater tour with his fellow finalists that came through New York City’s Times Square in 2010. Esparza quickly capitalized on that with an... [Read More]
Last comic still standing: Felipe Esparza talks about how he’s grown with his first HBO special
The last time I spoke at length with Felipe Esparza, he was enjoying the fruits of his success as a winner of NBC’s Last Comic Standing, headlining a theater tour with his fellow finalists that came through New York City’s Times Square in 2010. Esparza quickly capitalized on that with an... [Read More]
Last comic still standing: Felipe Esparza talks about how he’s grown with his first HBO special
The last time I spoke at length with Felipe Esparza, he was enjoying the fruits of his success as a winner of NBC’s Last Comic Standing, headlining a theater tour with his fellow finalists that came through New York City’s Times Square in 2010. Esparza quickly capitalized on that with an... [Read More]
On Second Thought with Roy Wood Jr.
Episode #5 of my exclusive Laughly podcast miniseries, On Second Thought, is out now with Roy Wood, Jr. On Second Thought asks: If tragedy plus time equals comedy, then comedy plus time equals what now? We all know and love Wood now as a star correspondent on The Daily Show with Trevor Noa... [Read More]