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…

how to write jokes

NEW BIT COMEDY CHALLENGE [EP. 105]

Last week you met John Branyan. He is the comic with an affinity for Shakespeare and the Three Little Pigs. After I hung up, I thought about a comedy challenge. John and I were both headed to the same conference that weekend (Christian Comedy Association). We were both slated to perform at the same showcase.…

D.C. Writers Group

D.C. COMEDY WRITER’S GROUP [EP. 067]

  Does your city or town have a weekly writer’s meeting. A place where everyone can freely offer up ideas for feedback? A group that exceeds 1600 members? Wayne Manigo joins us to discuss how he and Mandy Dalton created the Washington D.C. Comedy Writers Group. CLICK TO LISTEN Specifically, we talk about: Writing exercises to…

7 thing you can learn from JIM-GAFFIGAN

JIM GAFFIGAN – MORE THAN BACON [EP. 058]

  The new Jim Gaffigan show on TV Land is off to a great start. The scenes are fast paced, jokes land with solid laughs, and the casting is great. And he is holding a snack in just about every scene. Based on his life as a stand-up comedian with a lot of kids ……

BEAT-WRITERS-BLOCK

WRITE NOW – RIGHT NOW [EP. 050]

Coming up with new material can be tough. But it doesn’t have to be. When writer’s block rears its ugly head, you need to have a plan in place and keep moving forward. No doubt, the pressure to be funny can sometimes prevent you from even writing down an idea. That is a mistake. Write…

Bob Hope and Beyond Martha Bolton

BOB HOPE AND BEYOND [EP. 047]

Martha Bolton is a joke-writing machine! As a staff writer for Bob Hope for over fifteen years, Martha developed the comedic muscles to crank out an incredible amount of comedy material. Many others including Phyllis Diller, have hired Martha to produce comedy gold. Check out this episode! In this interview, Martha walks us through the…

Comedy Writing Session Follow Up

COMEDY WRITING SESSION FOLLOW UP [EP. 042]

Check out this episode! In episode 36 “Live Comedy Writing Session” our producer (and aspiring comedian) Gavin Miller brought in a few concepts to brainstorm. After he pitched a few ideas we decided to work on one that was inspired by a friend of his. In a nutshell, the friend wanted to give homeless people…

ROBERT MAC [EP. 038]

This week, in honor of LaughFest you get two bonus interviews. Last year I was honored to perform in the clean comedy showcase during the festival. It was a blast and I got to work with several great comedians. You’ve already heard the interviews with Andy Hendrickson, Pat McGann, and James P. Connolly. This week I am releasing…

SCOTT DUNN writing comedy for TV and Radio-

WRITING COMEDY FOR TV, RADIO [EP. 021]

Have you ever wondered how to get into writing comedy for TV, Radio or other comedians? Comedy writer Scott Dunn has written for such television shows as Foxworthy’s Big Night Out, The CMT Music Awards, The Larry “The Cable Guy” Christmas Special, Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader, and The Dove Awards. Scott is…