“Jokes From Your Past” – Caleb Synan

Brian and Drew talk comedy with LA comedian Caleb Synan. Like most of us, writing during the shutdowns from the pandemic was difficult. Caleb talks about going deep into his past which opened up the discussion about mining for material from your past and upbringing. Bringing animation to your bits including eye movements, act outs, and every few months changing and adding to bits because the times are different and you are different. This and so much more shared, very funny episode with Caleb Synan!

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“Visual” – Francisco Ramos

His success started with working the door at the World Famous Comedy Store in LA and got his first break as a voice actor in the animated hit Rio. Then passed at the comedy store and appearances on TV like Shameless and NBC’s Last Comic Standing.

He cautions not to do anything you may regret later, where in comedy we’re often advised say “yes to everything.” He shares how acting and improv are related and different from standup. Find out what it means when Francisco calls himself a “visual writer” and so much more!

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“50 Bad Sets” Greg Warren

What an incredible discussion with Greg Warren! He cautions that even the best comics have to take a beating. You can count down your 50 bad sets to when you’re good is one of his many tips. Also morning pages, dealing with rejection, being seen in the room, quitting your day job, listen to your sets as background noise, and so much more!

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Jerry Garcia – “Confidence”

Brian and Drew talk with LA Comedian Jerry Garcia! Jerry has great takes on how to get ahead faster and gain a following in your first years of comedy. Jerry shares how he was able to make relationships with touring headliners to accelerate his growth as a comic. We listen to a set of his hilarious material from Chingo Bling’s “The Can’t Deport Us All” Special from Netflix.

A great listen for comics at all levels but if you’re in your first year or just about to start this is Jerry shares some great advice for you!

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Willie Macc – “If that’s true, then what else is true?”

Brian and Drew are joined by LA actor, writer, standup comedian and all around creative person Willie Macc. We have a great conversation that ranges from projects to stay sane during the pandemic/lockdown, maximizing your first appearance on stage, leveling up your writing by asking the question “If that’s true, then what else is true?”

Willie shares some of his interactions he had with comedy legends such as Bernie Mac and Dave Chappelle and we even break down some X’s and O’s of the LA comedy scene basketball team, tune in to find out who takes the last shot of this lineup of standup comedy stars and much more!

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Adrienne Iapalucci – “Baby Skeletons”

Brian and Drew are joined by NYC standup comedian Adrienne Iapalucci. Discussion includes delivering dark material, the benefits of writing with other comics you trust, why having a managers isn’t always a good thing, plus much more!

We break down some material from her new comedy album “Baby Skeletons.” Plus hear just how much of a train wreck Adrienne’s first manager was on her Just For Laughs trip.