Episode #82: Tiffany Haddish
Tiffany Haddish ended up in foster care after a serious car accident left her mother with even more serious complications. Getting into trouble herself, Tiffany found refuge and more as a teenager at the Laugh Factory Comedy Camp. It hasn't all been easy since then, but after appearing on several TV... [Read More]
Episode #79: Nikki Glaser
Nikki Glaser stars in her own weekly Comedy Central series about sex and comedy, Not Safe with Nikki Glaser, and will release her first hour stand-up special this weekend on the network: Perfect. Glaser started stand-up young enough to land on both Last Comic Standing and The Tonight Show by th... [Read More]
Episode #79: Nikki Glaser
Nikki Glaser stars in her own weekly Comedy Central series about sex and comedy, Not Safe with Nikki Glaser, and will release her first hour stand-up special this weekend on the network: Perfect. Glaser started stand-up young enough to land on both Last Comic Standing and The Tonight Show by th... [Read More]
Episode #73: Bonnie McFarlane
Bonnie McFarlane is a comedian and writer who grew up on a farm in northern Canada. She has appeared on two seasons of Last Comic Standing, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Show with David Letterman and has an HBO comedy special to her credit. She wrote and directed the docum... [Read More]
Episode #56: Roy Wood, Jr.
When Roy Wood Jr. started interning in morning radio and working in his native Birmingham, Ala., he initially thought he might be the next Ricky Smiley. Wood’s determination and hustle, as well as his talent for prank calls, led him on a slightly different path slowly but surely up the show bu... [Read More]
Episode #56: Roy Wood, Jr.
When Roy Wood Jr. started interning in morning radio and working in his native Birmingham, Ala., he initially thought he might be the next Ricky Smiley. Wood’s determination and hustle, as well as his talent for prank calls, led him on a slightly different path slowly but surely up the show bu... [Read More]
Episode #35: Iliza Shlesinger
The industry trade publications broke news about Iliza Shlesinger’s newest gig just minutes before we sat down in her hotel room to talk during the New York Comedy Festival. Schlesinger is making and starring in a comedy series of minisodes for ABC’s new streaming app. But Iliza has been... [Read More]
Episode #35: Iliza Shlesinger
The industry trade publications broke news about Iliza Shlesinger’s newest gig just minutes before we sat down in her hotel room to talk during the New York Comedy Festival. Schlesinger is making and starring in a comedy series of minisodes for ABC’s new streaming app. But Iliza has been... [Read More]
Episode #30: John Heffron
Today's guest is John Heffron, the kind of comedian who claims he's never had a plan despite starting stand up when he was 18, launching a successful business project and winning Last Comic Standing all by the time he hit 34. A decade later, Heffron remains hard at work on his next stand-up special,... [Read More]
Anthony Jeselnik: “Thoughts and Prayers” (Netflix)
Anthony Jeselnik’s Comedy Central series only lasted six months, but he remains unapologetic as his means (and his sometimes mean-spirited jokes) always justify the end goal: Making you laugh. Whether it’s in discomfort or in agreement, it’s all good by him. His audience here eats ... [Read More]