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Brian Regan Special Episode

Comedy Central’s first ever LIVE stand-up comedy broadcast was a huge success. WHY? Because they turned the keys over to master comedian Brian Regan and he took us on a fun drive. Some of us he left off at "the next exit", but for those who stayed on board it was awesome.


As any comedian knows, performing is like walking a high wire. One little slip and the whole show can go careening off track. Add to that a packed house, television cameras, and no edits ... and you've got a circus act even P. T. Barnum himself would pay to see.

Brian Regan was definitely the man for the job. TV clean? Check. Energetic and enjoyable? Check. Skilled and able? Check. Funny? Double check, underline and circle. No doubt about it.

With over 30 years of stage experience, the youngest 57 year old in the world gave new comics a clinic on how to put on a show. Specifically, he demonstrated:

  • Excellent material choices
  • Well crafted routines
  • Steady pacing
  • Precision timing
  • Vocal variety
  • Surprising twists
  • Engaging facial expressions
  • Deliberate set structure
  • and ... need I mention sticking to his time?

In a broadcast with a lot on the line Brian Regan delivered. Listen in to a discussion of the event with Jonnie W. and Gavin Miller and myself. Let us know what you thought about the performance. What did we miss? Send your thoughts to

Also in this podcast we "FIX A JOKE". Thanks Eli Lebowizc

Twitter @EliLebowicz, Facebook and

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