SCHOOL OF LAUGHS PODCAST LESSONS LEARNED [EP. 200]

Welcome to the 200th episode of the School of Laughs podcast! What an amazing journey this has been. Two hundred? Yes indeed. We made it. To be perfectly honest there were many times where I thought about moving onto something else. The amount of time invested in this show was preventing me from doing some…

CLAYBURN COX

CLAYBURN COX – CELAN, CLEVER, UNIQUE [EP. 167]

This week I sit and talk with the creative and hilarious Clayburn Cox. Clayburn is based in Auburn, AL where he teaches Photoshop to high school students. Those students torture him with those very skills. Clayburn and I first met in 2008 at a Christian Comedy Association conference in Murfreesboro TN. That conference introduced Clay…

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Dusty Slay – Kimmel, Clubs and Country Music [EP. 165]

Dusty Slay joins me on the podcast today to discuss all things comedy. Dusty was born and raised in Alabama. He moved to Charleston, SC and got started at first by performing Improv comedy. He tried a little stand-up comedy. His first set was great. But then the following shows were not that good and…

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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…

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…

How do I start comedy?

AFTER SCHOOL SPECIAL [EP. 138]

Today’s “After School Special” podcast is brought to you by Patreon supporter John Hill. To learn how you can support podcast through a small, monthly donation, visit Patreon.com/SchoolOfLaughs  After School Special I am joined today by a group of School of Laughs students after a recent comedy writing class. We had a fun bunch this last round…

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…

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NEW COMEDIAN QUESTIONS (EP. 103)

Aspiring comedians huddle up after a stand-up comedy writing class to ask a variety of questions about pursuing stand-up. From writing and performing to horrible road gigs – we cover a lot of ground! Questions include: Is there a line that you cannot cross in comedy? What was my worst heckling situation? When writing jokes with…