PODCAST INTERVIEW WITH ANDREW STANLEY

ANDREW STANLEY – DARK IN A LIGHT PLACE [EP. 194]

Andrew Stanley graduated from college with a finance degree. He always thought he was funny but didn’t know how to explore writing comedy. A mutual friend introduced Andrew to Scott Dunn, who writes for a lot of great comedians (Listen to Scott’s Episode of the podcast here). Scott recommended Andrew write five minutes of jokes,…

Comedy Pro Tips Kerri Pomarolli

KERRI POMAROLLI COMEDY PRO TIPS [EP. 192]

Kerri Pomarolli joins us today to discuss tips for beginning comedians. Kerri is a talented stand-up, writer and performer. She has penned five books, sold two scripts to the Hallmark Channel and also coaches new comedians through her site TheLaughDr.com Kerri is based in Los Angeles. She has appeared in over 75 stage productions and…

COMEDY – ROASTED OR GRILLED? [EP. 169]

Today I am joined by former School of Laughs students and full time comedians Jonnie W. and Brian Bates. Over some tasty BBQ we discuss the recent happenings in the world of comedy. Specifically, Michelle Wolfe and the White House Correspondents Dinner, Netflix Comedy Specials and the passing of a fellow comedian. THIS EPISODE IS…

Rik Roberts School of Laughs Kenn Kington

KENN KINGTON – COMEDY PROBLEM SOLVER [EP. 162]

You better grab a pen and get ready to take some notes. This episode is like a mini-business course with comedian Kenn Kington. Kenn spent early years as a sales person for a Fortune 500 company. When he ventured into comedy he took that same work ethic and created a career that now spans over…

Managing a comedy club

MANAGING A COMEDY CLUB [EP. 146]

On this episode I sit down with Lucy Sinsheimer,  Zanies Comedy Showplace in Nashville, TN to talk about managing a comedy club. This week’s episode is brought to you by Patreon Sponsor Brian Bates.   MANAGING A COMEDY CLUB SHOW NOTES We cover a lot of ground about managing a comedy club in this episode, including: The first comedy show she…

COEMDIAN SHAWN REYNOLDS

Six Kids, A Full Time Job, No Excuses [EP. 143]

This week I sit down with Shawn Reynolds to discuss how you have to find a way to perform no matter what. He knows, with a house full of kids and running his own retail store – time is precious. No excuses, just jokes and persistence will get the job done. Thanks to this week’s Patreon Sponsor Al…

Best and Worst of 2017

BEST AND WORST OF 2017 [EP. 159]

Today I am joined by Jonnie W. and Brian Bates to discuss our best and worst of 2017. We kick it off with the worst shows because let’s face it that is more interesting! As years change we find ourselves reflecting back on the good, the bad, and the ugly. Regardless of how hard you plan…