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…

BRAD MONTGOMERY – CHANGING THE TEMPERATURE [EP. 203]

Brad Montgomery teaches people how to use happiness to boost productivity, creativity, innovation & profits. He turns typical meetings into transformational events using the power of happiness. Oh, and he’s pretty funny. Brad has transformed audiences in all 50 states and on four continents. His clients include Microsoft, Verizon, the FBI, the CIA, and the…

RIC WALKER – A COLLEGE DEGREE IN COMEDY? [EP. 202]

Ric Walker is a performer, teacher, writer and director. As an actor he has appeared in numerous plays, independent films and television. Ric has worked as a corporate spokesman for companies such as Eli Lilly, Computer Associates and Oracle. He has improvised with and been a member of comedy troupes The Improvised Shakespeare Company, Comedy…

TOMMY DRAKE – 400 SHOWS A YEAR [EP. 201]

Starting his career in San Francisco, Tommy Drake had his first paid gig in 1990 and hasn’t looked back!  Tommy has performed 400 shows a year over the last 25 years! TOMMY DRAKE SHOW NOTES  The $100 million gig  Why killing every night doesn’t teach you anything  Trying something new every show  Why headliners lose…

how to emcee a comedy show

How to Emcee a Comedy Show

by Rik Roberts (www.SchoolOfLaughs.com) Performing stand-up comedy is one of the most exhilarating jobs on the planet. However, the job of the emcee (or host, or as they say across the pond “compere”) is often overlooked. I am here to tell you that having a great host can make a bad show good, and a…