JEREMY NUNES – DON’T FORGET THE MAKE UP [EP. 208]

Jeremy Nunes has appeared in The Break-Up, Last Comic Standing, two PBS mini-series, Comcast on Demand, a National Geographic Special and heard on ESPN Radio.  Jeremy’s clean and witty comedy show has been in demand for 18 years, mainly because of his clever observations, unique storytelling style and ability to improvise with his audience. JEREMY…

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…

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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…

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HAVE A SEAT ON THE COUCH [EP. 153]

Are you starting stand up comedy later in life? Trying to find a way to get more stage time? Looking for realistic goals? Then this episode is for you! Today I talk with former student Bo Shuster, about all things comedy. This episode is brought to you by Patreon supporter Dwight McCormick and by the…

Damian Mason Podcast

THE BUSINESS OF CREATIVITY WITH DAMIAN MASON [EP. 150]

Today I sit down with my friend and fellow speaker Damian Mason. Damian quit his sales job in 1994 to become a Bill Clinton Impersonator. I met him in the mid-2000’s when he and I were both impersonators performing for a meeting in the Agriculture niche.  Most recently, he has also become a top speaker…

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STAND UP COMEDY FIRST STEPS [EP. 144]

On this episode I sit down with two of my current writing class students to discuss their Stand Up Comedy First Steps. Beginning stand up comedy can definitely be confusing. I try to help guide them in directions that will result in quick wins and momentum. This week’s episode is brought to you by Patreon Sponsor Greg Smrdel. FIRST STEPS…

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9 STAND UP COMEDY LESSONS LEARNED [EP. 135]

This week’s episode “9 stand up comedy lessons learned in 2016” is brought to you by Patreon supporter Kay Dodd Stokes. To learn how you can support podcast through a small, monthly donation, visit Patreon.com/SchoolOfLaughs STAND UP COMEDY LESSONS As we look back at 2016 for the final time, I wanted to make sure I…

BEING VULNERABLE ONSTAGE [EP. 122]

Today I meet up with clean comedian and radio show host Daren Streblow. I’ve known Daren for awhile and he has always been super funny and extremely gracious. Today we talk a lot about the inner mind workings of a stand-up comedian. And we talk in depth about being vulnerable onstage. DARREN STREBLOW SHOW NOTES…