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A Comedy Advice Podcast

A Comedy Advice Podcast

By Stephen Settanni
Join in every week to hear self-proclaimed guru Stephen bring special guests seen on Comedy Central, Netflix, Conan, The Impractical Jokers, Joe Rogan, or your local comedy venue to help break down inspirational quotes made by robots, answer questions found from the internet, read 1-star reviews to help businesses, and more to elevate your mind, heart, and chuckle box. It's self-help for the helpless.
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Ep 248: Tone Bell (Hulu's The United States vs Billie Holiday, Disjointed, Fam, Whitney)
Tone Bell is an actor seen in "The United States vs Billie Holiday" on Hulu, "Disjointed" on Netflix, "Fam" alongside Nina Dobrev, "Sylvie's Love" on Amazon, and Whitney Cummings' sitcom "Whitney" to name a few.   Tone is also a nationally touring comedian that has shared the stage with countless comics including Jo Koy, Trevor Noah, Whitney Cummings, and more.    Tone stops by to talk to Stephen about: -Tone’s unexpected call for the role of John Levy in The United States vs Billie Holiday -When Tone decided to go ALL IN in with comedy & acting and how he got out of his day job to move to LA -What Bill Burr told Tone when he asked to feature for him   Thanks for watching! DON'T FORGET to subscribe and LEAVE A REVIEW on wherever you listen or watch!   Follow me on Instagram (send questions in DM's!): https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/   Click here for 15% off Farmhouse CBD: https://farmhousehemp.com/discount/ACAP   Follow Tone (& DM to let him know you enjoyed the episode!): https://www.instagram.com/tonebell/
54:47
May 13, 2021
Ep 247: Carl Umfress
Carl Umfress is a 2,000 year old wizard, lumberjack, comedian, and sweetie pie. Carl joins Stephen to talk about his work at the Tempe Improv, doing comedy, working at a weed farm, and so much more.    Thanks for watching! DON'T FORGET to subscribe and LEAVE A REVIEW on Apple Podcasts!   Follow me on Instagram (send questions in DM's!): https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/  Click here for 15% off Farmhouse CBD: https://farmhousehemp.com/discount/ACAP  Follow Carl: https://instagram.com/pinchecarlito
51:10
May 11, 2021
Ep 246: Dustin Nickerson (Overwhelmed, Comedy Central's Hart of the City)
Dustin Nickerson is an in demand comic on the rise. In addition to being  featured on Comedy Central and Netflix by Kevin Hart, he’s been seen Fox, the Grand Ole Opry’s Circle Network, the PBS Comedy Hour, Hulu, contributed to the Huffington Post and can regularly be heard on Sirius Radio XM.   Dustin's new special "Overwhelmed" is out now on Amazon & he can also be heard on his podcast "Don't Make Me Come Back There" with his wife Melissa.   Dustin stops by to talk about: -Dustin's most successful clip as a white guy performing for a mostly black crowd at the Keep You Distance Comedy Show with KevOnStage -How Dustin deals with social media comments and criticisms -The success Dustin has seen from doing a backyard show tour   Thanks for watching! DON'T FORGET to subscribe and LEAVE A REVIEW on Apple Podcasts!   Follow me on Instagram (send questions in DM's!): https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/  Click here for 15% off Farmhouse CBD: https://farmhousehemp.com/discount/ACAP Follow Dustin!  Go to DustinNickerson.com for tour dates, social media, links to the pod
55:10
May 6, 2021
Ep 245: Timothy McLaughlin (Monk, CSI, Everybody Hates Chris)
Timothy McLaughlin is an actor and director, known for Warrior of Eight Flags (2021), Everybody Hates Chris (2005) and Monk (2002). Tim stops by to talk to Stephen about how he got into acting, why he decided to "wave" goodbye to his dreams as an oceanagrapher, and his impressive acting career.  Thanks for listening! DON'T FORGET to subscribe, tell a friend, and LEAVE A REVIEW on Apple Podcasts! Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Tim! -Instagram: @thetimothymac -IMDB.me/timothymclaughlin
56:25
May 3, 2021
Ep 244: Eric Bernal Returns!
Eric Bernal is a comedian, podcaster, and Scottsdale's Very Own.   Eric drops by to talk to Stephen about his girl, his name, and his COMEDY SPECIAL on May 15th.    Thanks for watching!   DON'T FORGET to subscribe, tell a friend, and LEAVE A REVIEW on Apple Podcasts!   Send questions: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Be there for Eric's special May 15th!!  https://www.ticketmaster.com/the-eric-bernal-show-chandler-arizona-05-15-2021/event/19005A6C0B4E1EE6 Follow Eric: https://www.instagram.com/ericbernalcomedy/?hl=en
01:10:19
April 30, 2021
Ep 243: Mo! from 93.3 Alt AZ & MOstalgia
Phoenix radio host and incredible person Mo from Alt AZ 93.3's The Mo! Show returns to the self-help cove to help Stephen dish out the steamiest, freshest advice the podcast has to offer.  They talk about: -Mo's INCREDIBLE interviewing skills, including an interview from a very famous figure that had Stephen holding on to his britches -Hearing your parents having sex -Mo's new podcast MOstalgia!   -and SO much more   Thank you for listening! Please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your mom! Send questions: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast    Listen to MOstalgia!  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/mostalgia/id1551732546?uo=4   Check out Mo on The Mo! Show on Alt AZ 93.3   Follow Mo everywhere! @MoRoRadio 
01:19:12
April 26, 2021
Ep 242: Steve Bluestein (Comedy Store, Groundlings Founding Member)
Steve Bluestein is a stand up comedian, playwright, TV writer, and author. His talent has been honed from years of pounding the boards in countless comedy clubs across the nation. Born in Boston, his heart was always in New York, where he moved directly after graduating from Emerson College.  Moving to Los Angeles, he immediately became one of the Comedy Store regulars and was a member of the Comedy Store Players as well as a founding member of The Groundlings Theater. It was there, at The Groundlings, he learned the improvisational skills he uses in his stand up act. After writing for Normal Lear and Playboy, he joined the sit-com staff of THIRTEEN EAST for NBC, then went on to write TOTALLY HIDDEN VIDEO for Fox TV and THE NEW CANDID CAMERA for Universal. Steve has also written the plays “Rest, in Pieces” which has had several success theater productions around the country. He then went on to pen five more stage plays “Gary's Gold”, “Why Wendy” and “The Vegetable”, being three. Steve is also an author of several books, including his latest "POINT OF PINES: A horrible childhood in a happy place." Thank you for listening! Please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your mom! Send questions: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow Steve! https://stevebluestein.biz/ Buy Steve's Books! https://stevebluestein.biz/books
01:02:17
April 25, 2021
Ep 241: Leanne Morgan (Drybar, The View, Dr. Phil, Nick at Nite)
Leanne Morgan is a loving wife, mother, and comedian that has toured the country, appeared on Dr. Phil, The View, Nick at Nite, and her Drybar special So Yummy has garnered over 50 million views! Leanne stops by to talk to Stephen about: -how Leanne coped after having to cancel a 100 city nationwide tour due to COVID -the different stages of acceptance Leanne’s children went through as she mentioned them in her bits over the years -Leanne’s Drybar Special So Yummy and how she thought no one was going to see it -Leanne’s audience (and how they’re different from a typical standup audience) -How Leanne was able to be a mom while pursuing a standup career -How Leanne trained to be a standup comedian by selling jewelry!!! -Leanne’s current deal with Sony to create a sitcom about her life Then the duo horseback rides into a meadow of advice, including tips for companies with way too many Matts, how to say sorry for missing a friend's birthay, and SO MUCH MORE. Thank you for watching! Please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your mom! Send questions: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast https://acomedyadvicepodcast.com/ Follow Leanne! LeanneMorgan.com See Leanne Perform at CB Live in Phoenix Apr 29 - May 2! https://phxevents.cblive.com/events/43954
01:01:08
April 19, 2021
Ep 240: Mike Valdes from the Childlike at Best Podcast
Mike Valdes is a Florida based comedian, musician, actor, podcaster, and gentlemen. And what about that hair?!   Mike stops by to talk to Stephen about his comedy, his messages through his songwriting and the forming of his band Mike Valdes and the Noise, his podcast Childlike at Best, and so much more.    Then the two dish out some hearty helpings of advice, including deciphering a quote from a robot, helping a guy that always has to text a girl first, and so much more.    Thank you for watching! Please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your mom! Send questions: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast https://acomedyadvicepodcast.com/   Follow Mike!   IG: https://www.instagram.com/mikevaldes/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/iammikevaldes WhoIsMikeValdes.com   See Mike Perform Live at the Miami Improv 4/20! https://www-miamiimprov-com.seatengine.com/shows/137630
01:08:32
April 16, 2021
Ep 239: Chris K. Daniels, Jenny Whipple, Sam Caswell from the Better Off Better Podcast
This week, Chris K Daniels, Jenny Whipple, and Sam Caswell join me (Stephen) to plunge into self-help.   The trio talks about their own competitive self-help podcast Better Off Better, we reminisce on the glorious episode that I was on, and then dive belly first into some advice, including deciphering a quote from a robot, discussing whether or not a guest should do the host's chores, and so much more.   Don't forget to subscribe & leave a rating/comment!   Send your questions: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast https://acomedyadvicepodcast.com/ SUBSCRIBE to Better Off Better! - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCS-xKXvRcm5rKYjHzPw4Myg Follow BoB on Instagram: https://instagram.com/betteroffbetter Follow BoB on Twitter: https://Twitter.com/BetterOffBettr Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/betteroffbetter Find all our streaming links here: https://cinemonic.com/bob Read along with the Cinemonic Articles every week: https://Cinemonic.com/articles Chris: http://instagram.com/iSeeChrisD http://ChrisKDaniels.com Jenny: http://instagram.com/jwhipppp http://Cinemonic.com/Jenny-Whipple Sam: http://instagram.com/samtea03
01:25:52
April 14, 2021
Ep 238: Lisa Lampanelli (Comedy Central Roasts, FX's Hysterical)
Former Queen of Mean and standup comedian Lisa Lampanelli was a constant in the comedy scene for 30 years. From nationally touring, to receiving two grammy nominations, to roasting some of the biggest celebrities like Chevy Chase, Pamela Anderson, and Donald Trump, Lisa was at the peak of her career when she decided to retire from standup and insult comedy in 2018. Recently pivoting from life coaching, Lisa is now delighting audiences with her show Sit Down & Shut Up, which is a mix of storytelling, advice, and a surprise! Lisa joins Stephen to talk about:   -the importance of learning when to move on and how to do it gracefully -learning to notice feelings and understand where they come from -the art of roasting & insult comedy   -and so much more!     Then the two prance into some advice by helping a couple decide what paintings should occupy their edifice, provide tips for what to do when your girlfriend wants to "cemetery bang", and more.    Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review!   Come see the ACAP LIVE SHOW 4/10 (in person or streaming!): https://withribbon.com/Hyperbrole-LLC/Live-Podcast-%26-Comedy-Showcase/79500   Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Send questions here: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com   See Lisa performe LIVE in Phoenix Apr 16th & 17th! https://phoenix.standuplive.com/events/44166   See Lisa's live streaming (& in-person) show Apr 24th!  https://fairfieldtheatre.org/shows/warehouse/lisa-lampanelli%E2%80%99s-sit-down-shut?promo=artist   Follow Lisa: https://lisalampanelli.com/ https://www.instagram.com/lisalampanelli/
52:24
April 8, 2021
Ep 237: Tehran Von Ghasri
Tehran Von Ghasri is an Iranian-American international comedian that has toured with Maz Jobrani and frequently appears on the podcast Back to School with Maz Jobrani. Tehran is also an actor, host, television and radio personality, and entertainer of African-American and Persian descent.  Tehran stops by to talk to Stephen about: -How Tehran embraced his name and dealt with others pronouncing it improperly or changing it -How Tehran did comedy in LA while finishing his law degree in Washington DC -The value of education and why everyone who has the opportunity should pursue it -Will Smith Then the two twinkle-toe into some advice and tips, including deciphering a quote from a robot, how to explain international call charges to your mom, and so much more.  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review! Come see the ACAP LIVE SHOW 4/10 (in person or streaming!): https://withribbon.com/Hyperbrole-LLC/Live-Podcast-%26-Comedy-Showcase/79500 Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Send your questions: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Follow Tehran: https://www.iamtehran.com/
49:47
April 5, 2021
Ep 236: Phil Tag (Writer for Saturday Night Live, Comedy Central, Showtime)
Phil Tag is a comedian, actor, writer, and podcaster. Phil has appeared on The Tonight Show w/Jay Leno, Showtime, Comedy Central, sold and rewritten screenplays for 20th Century Fox & WB and has written for SNL. He is also a co-host of The Adam Ferrara Podcast and best friends with Adam Ferrara. Phil drops by to talk to Stephen about: -how Phil started doing open mics and formed a bond with Larry the Cable Guy, Darrell Hammond, Jim Brewer and more -how Phil met and became friends with, and shared the stage with Richard Jeni -the advice Phil got from Brian Regan on testing new material without losing the audience expecting “the hits” -Phil's first time when performing for people went wrong (doing magic) Then Phil and Stephen butterfly kick into some self-help, including interpreting a quote from a robot, tips for a doting dishwasher to enamor a waitress, how to expand your palate, and so much more. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review! Come see the ACAP LIVE SHOW 4/10 (in person or streaming!): https://withribbon.com/Hyperbrole-LLC/Live-Podcast-%26-Comedy-Showcase/79500 Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Send your questions: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Follow Phil! Twitter or Instagram @philtag Listen to The Adam Ferrara Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-adam-ferrara-podcast/id1473543128
01:06:45
April 2, 2021
Ep 235: Andrew Rivers (Drybar Comedy, Buzzfeed)
Andrew Rivers is a nationally touring comedian featured in the popular “Truth or Drink” webseries from Buzzfeed and his DryBar Comedy Special has over 15 million views on facebook. During the Coronavirus pandemic in 2020 he wrote and released a 25 minute pandemic special of just covid jokes that hit 100k views on youtube in 2 months. Andrew is also the cohost of the podcast Home Skool alongside cohost Cory Michaelis.    Andrew Zooms in to speak with Stephen about: -The genius ways he’s been able to test out material during the pandemic in lieu of open mics, including his podcast Home Skool and podcasts, radio shows -His pandemic special on YouTube that’s gained over 100,000 views -We talk about Andrew’s brief flame with the new Bachelorette Katie   Then the two frolic into some self-help, including deciphering an inspirational quote from a robot, tips for removing t-shirt stains, how to recover a lost wedding ring, and so much more.    Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review!    See me peform LIVE on 4/10 at 6pm: https://withribbon.com/Hyperbrole-LLC/Live-Podcast-%26-Comedy-Showcase/79500 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Send questions: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com https://acomedyadvicepodcast.com/   Follow Andrew! https://andrewjrivers.com/    Watch the Pandemic Specials! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVicC_zKKUw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIYH_4dEi40&t=67s   Watch Andrew's Drybar Special! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmE-CGh_8h4
01:11:39
March 30, 2021
Ep 234: Michael Yo (America's Got Talent, Joe Rogan Experience, Morning Yo Podcast)
A 2-time Emmy nominee, Michael Yo is a comedian, actor, former radio & talk show host, podcaster, and loving husband & father. Michael was most recently seen on America's Got Talent and has been a guest three times on the Joe Rogan Experience. Michael co-hosted The Insider on CBS, currently hosts Yo Show on Facebook Live (or wherever you listen to podcasts). Michael also appeared regularly on the comedy panel of Chelsea Lately, as a guest host for The Talk on CBS, and as pop culture commentator on Showbiz Tonight. Michael joins Stephen to talk about: -Michael’s mission to spread positivity in the morning with the Morning Yo podcast -The material Michael Yo is working on for his new special and his "three heightened moments" method for building material -Michael's near death experience from COVID and the beauty that can come from reflecting on, examining, and talking about past traumatic events Then the two gracefully tango into some self-help, including deciphering a quote from a robot, what to do if you pissed yourself at a party, dealing with a girlfriend that wakes you up early, and so much more! Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review! Come see the ACAP LIVE SHOW 4/10 (in person or streaming!): https://withribbon.com/Hyperbrole-LLC/Live-Podcast-%26-Comedy-Showcase/79500 Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Send your questions: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Follow Michael! https://michaelyo.com/
38:32
March 25, 2021
Ep 233: Colin Mochrie from Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Colin Mochrie is an international comedy icon known for for his appearances on the British and US versions of the TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway? alongside Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady, Aisha Tyler, and many others. Colin has also appeared in dozens of television series and films, as well as theatrical shows.    Colin stops by to talk to Stephen about:   -what things were like for Colin pre-COVID, including Hiprov, touring, and filming a movie in Utah -Hiprov - where Colin Mochrie does improv with audience members that master hypnotist Asad Mecci has put under -Applying Improv & “yes, and” to real life and how it took Colin & his wife to the Congo -How episodes of Whose Line Is It Anyway were created, challenges with producers understanding it’s made up on the spot, & censorship -and so much more!   Then the duo self-help the helpless, from interpreting quotes from robots, to tips for not having a baby face, to so much more.    Don't forget to subscribe & leave a review!    Send questions: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast See my live show on 4/10! https://acomedyadvicepodcast.com/ Follow Colin! http://www.colinmochrie.com/
43:23
March 23, 2021
Ep 232: Sidney Smith Comedian and Host of NTD & Murderess Podcast
Comedian and podcast host Sidney Smith is crushing it! He comes back on the pod to talk to Stephen about: -The steps Sidney takes when it comes to marketing his shows -His new true crime podcast, Murderess that focuses on female murderers -His show three for three that pits two teams of comics against each other to create comedy from random topics and so much more! Then Sidney & Stephen put their advice caps on and decipher a quote from Inspirobot, how to unsub from an OnlyFans account, how to deal with annoying telephone rings, and so much more.  Please subscribe and leave a review on iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you listen! Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Sidney! https://www.sidneysmithcre8tiv.com/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/sidneysmithcre8tiv/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SidneySmithCre8tiv/ Watch to Now That's Debatable: https://www.sidneysmithcre8tiv.com/podcast Listen to Murderess: https://www.murderesspodcast.com/podcast See Sidney perform live tonight at Standup Live! Get tickets here: https://www.sidneysmithcre8tiv.com/tickets
01:08:44
March 21, 2021
Ep 231: Burlesque Queen Angie Pontani (Miss Exotic World, The Today Show, Conan)
Angie Pontani is one of the top burlesque performers in the world and a pioneer of the modern burlesque movement.  Angie was crowned as Miss Exotic World in 2008 at the Miss Exotic World Pageant and has had multiple appearances on Conan, Good Morning America, The Today Show, seen on Gossip Girl, and more.  She was one third of the burlesque trio "The Pontani Sisters" and was frequently seen performing in Vegas with her husband Brian Newman and Lady Gaga. Angie stops by to talk to Stephen about:  -How Angie got into burlesque and how she became a pioneer of the modern burlesque movement -The many details that came with being a burlesque trailblazer, including making her own costumes -How the famous burlesque trio The Pontani Sisters came to be -The unconventional venues that Angie would perform at when touring across the country -Her multiple appearances on Conan and how the first time didn’t work out -Angie and (her husband) Brian’s afterparty show in Las Vegas with Lady Gaga that got her on a billboard in Vegas Then the two get into some self-help, from interpreting quotes with rainbows, dating advice, how to not get ripped off in a cat lovers Facebook group, and so much more.  Subscribe and leave a review! Follow Angie! AngiePontani.com  Send questions: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast
45:56
March 19, 2021
Ep 230: Ricardo Leon from the One, Two, Three, Jokes! Podcast Part II
Ricardo Leon is a comedian and cohost of the One, Two, Three, Jokes! Podcast.  Ricardo joins Stephen to talk about his new podcast "Let's Talk About Ex", then the two gallop into the meadows of fan submitted questions, including tips for incessant swearers, sugar mama management, and more. So much more.  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review! Send questions: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow Ricardo: https://www.instagram.com/ricstar_/ Listen to One, Two, Three, Jokes! https://onetwothreejokes.podbean.com/
41:20
March 18, 2021
Ep 229: Steven Briggs (TruTV's Laff Tracks, Hulu's Coming to the Stage, Jokesters TV)
Steven is an LA based comedian, writer & actor. In addition to his international touring schedule for Stand-up, he regularly shoots sketch comedy for his YouTube channel, which has grown exponentially in the recent years, with videos grossing over 100k views.    Steven has done 5 tours performing for the US troops in the Middle East and has also recently been featured on TruTV's Laff Tracks, Hulu's Coming to the Stage, Jokesters TV on the CW and is slated to appear on a new Netflix show this year. His album, Whiskey Dick, can be found on iTunes.    Send questions: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast   Follow Steven! https://www.instagram.com/stevenbriggscomedy/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCM2PPR3kWsiDR4zt8SiKjsw   See Steven LIVE at Jokers Comedy Club in Richland Washington March 26th - 27th.   Follow Rose! https://www.instagram.com/rosegetfit/
01:15:01
March 15, 2021
Ep 228: Jennifer Giralo from Bish, Don't: The Podcast, Wedding Party
Jen Giralo is has performed improv for over 10 years and has performed at the Laugh Riot Improv Festival, Denver Improv Festival and MORE. Jen is half of Improv Duo Wedding Party and cohost of “Bish, Don’t: The Podcast”.  Jen stops by to talk to Stephen about: -why Jen changed her hair -Jen’s TikTok video that went viral and caused her to delete her account -Jen’s journey to improv & comedy -Different types of shortform vs longform improv -how doing standup, voice over, and podcasting have all been able to build skills that overlap with each other Then the two trot into self-help, including deciphering robot quotes, party etiquette for when you know no one, interpreting black stallion dreams, and so much more. Subscribe & leave a review! Follow me on IG for hilarious clips: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow Jen! On IG: https://www.instagram.com/jennifer_giralo/ Listen to Bish, Don't: The Podcast: https://open.spotify.com/show/5AHNTjFiNSiZzE6SbgEqcE Building Bridges Improv Podcast On Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/2sOP2my47gvT4t3BQQrL5h Listen To Our Improv Podcast On Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/5BMT0aiZybhxqHIgcIk1PL
01:23:11
March 13, 2021
Ep 227: Anthony Rodia (Rodia Comedy)
Anthony Rodia is a comedy phenomenon. From his viral videos with Uncle Vinny & Aunt Lucia, to selling out theatres across the country, Anthony Rodia has earned his title King of Off the Boat Comedy with only two years in the business.   Anthony stops by to talk to Stephen about  -The importance of setting mini goals in order to acheive larger ones -How Deadpool 2 had an amazing impact on Anthony -How Anthony quit his day job in the most satisfying way -And so much more   Then the two dive into some self-help, including deciphering a quote created by a robot, dealing with annoying sounds people make, screen time for kids, and more.    Don't forget to subsribe and leave a review wherever you watch/listen! Send your questions to acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Follow for more funny clips on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/   Follow Anthony: https://www.rodiacomedy.com/   See Anthony Perform Live at the Tempe Improv this weekend: https://www.tempeimprov.com/events/42954
01:03:36
March 10, 2021
Ep 226: Zac Allen (Kill Tony)
Zac Allen is a Montana native that has taken the Phoenix comedy scene by haboob. He has performed at the top venues in the valley and was most recently seen on Kill Tony. Zac hits the Zoom with Stephen to talk about what it's like to harness your goofiness, both in comedy and in life. Then the two tall boys saunter into some self-help, including deciphering a quote from a robot, driving tips, and the proper way to punish a shoplifting sibling.  Subscribe and leave a review wherever you're listening! Follow for more hilarity on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow Zac: https://www.instagram.com/zacfrommontana/
43:52
March 5, 2021
Ep 225: Noey Gnome from the "Noey Knows Nothing" Podcast
Noey Gnome is a comedian, writer, blogger, and host of the "Noey Knows Nothing" Podcast. Noey stops by to talk to talk about: -Noey’s background in radio, blogs, and how she ended up getting into podcasting. -Season 2 of Noey Knows Nothing with her new co-host and comedian Eric Bernal. -How daily gratitude can improve your life. Then the two get into some self-help, including deciphering a quote from a robot, whether or not a guy should tell his gf about roaches, dealing with a micropenis, and so much more.  Follow me on IG for hilarious clips: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Subscribe, leave a review and tell your friends! Follow Noey! https://linktr.ee/noeygnome Listen/Watch "Noey Knows Nothing" wherever you get your podcasts! https://linktr.ee/noeygnome
55:05
March 2, 2021
Ep 224: Erik Griffin (Comedy Central's Workaholics, Riffin with Griffin)
Erik Griffin is an actor (Comedy Central's Workaholics, Showtime's I'm Dying Up Here), comedian (Comedy Central Presents, The Ugly Truth & AmErikan Warrior on ShowTime), host of the Riffin with Griffin podcast, and Twitch Gamer.  Erik stops by to talk to Stephen about: We Talk About: -How Erik’s feeling the eve before the first time he will be performing standup in about a year (at Standup Live in Phoenix!) -How Erik’s podcast Riffin with Griffin is evolving through solo episodes to gain more audience loyalty -The new WORKAHOLICS movie coming out on Paramount+ -Erik’s advice for people looking to be a comic (or anyone afraid of failure) Then the duo delves into self-help, including deciphering a quote from a robot, helping correct a RBF, and how to eat a vegan diet while cohabitating with carnivores. Follow A Comedy Advice Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ See Erik perform in Phoenix at Standup Live: https://phoenix.standuplive.com/events/43249 Follow Erik: https://bio.fm/erikgriffin
51:22
February 25, 2021
Ep 223: Jackie Tohn from Netflix's Best Leftovers Ever! and GLOW
Jackie Tohn is a comedian, singer, and actor known for staring in Netflix's GLOW and hosting a NEW cooking show Best Leftovers Ever! Jackie stops by to talk with Stephen about her experience hosting and judging on season 1 of Netflix's new cooking show Best Leftovers Ever! (especially as someone that's not a professional chef) and how as a descendent of Halocaust survivors Jackie learned to really appreciate leftovers. They also chat about the sudden cancellation of the Netflix series GLOW, the brilliant ways the writers infused real life and talents from Jackie and other cast members in multiple scenes, Jackie's appearance on It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, her new show debuting on Amazon Do, Re & Me with co-producer Kristen Bell, and how Jackie's low patience is made up for with ambition, passion, and determination. Then the two dive into self-help and answer questions fans send in. Please subscribe & leave a review wherever you listen! Follow me on IG https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Watch Jackie on Best Leftovers Ever on Netflix! Follow Jackie: https://www.instagram.com/jackietohn
55:59
February 22, 2021
Ep 222: Anthony A from The Dana Cortez Show
Anthony A is a stand-up comedian and host of the nationally syndicated radio show The Dana Cortez Show alongside Dana Cortez & DJ Automatic.    Stephen joins Anthony in the studio at the radio station to talk about: -Anthony’s crazy journey to getting on radio -The things Anthony tried to do after his football dreams died, including rapping and spoken word poetry -What it was like doing comedy in Albuquerque without comedy clubs and what Anthony   -The time Anthony’s mom thought he was gay by the way he told her he was about to bomb on stage -and so much more   They then take the offense on some self-help, including deciphering a quote from a robot, how to appreciate beautiful things, how to stop having nightmares, and so much more.    Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review! Follow me https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast   Follow Anthony: https://www.instagram.com/anthonya400/ Listen to Anthony A Monday thru Friday on the nationally syndicated @DanaCortezshow See Anthony perform 3/21 at Standup Live: https://phoenix.standuplive.com/shows/137394
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February 18, 2021
Ep 221: Liz Priestley from Netflix's Concrete Cowboys
Liz Priestley is an accomplished actor that has appeared in commercials, TV shows, and recently made her movie debut in Concrete Cowboys (coming soon to Netflix!) alongside Caleb McLaughlin and Idris Elba. Liz joins Stephen via Zoom to discuss -how Liz got into acting -Liz's experience filming a commercial in a city you'd never guess to look like she was in New York -Liz's role in Marvel's Jessica Jones (that got cut short for time!) -The intense method prep Liz took to land her role of Idris Elba's wife in Concrete Cowboys (coming to Netflix this Spring!) Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review! Follow me https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow Liz! https://www.facebook.com/janine.pri.5
01:26:29
February 18, 2021
Ep 220: Zane Helberg
Zane Helberg is a hilarious, astute, and sober stand-up comedian. Zane stops by to talk to Stephen about his sobriety, his pivot to stand-up, and how he found the path towards entertaining recovering addicts in rehab. Then they blaze a trail of self-help, from deciphering quotes from robots, help a guy communicate with his grandma, and so much more.  Please subscribe and leave a review wherever you listen! Follow https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast for funny clips, outtakes, and more! Follow Zane: https://www.zanehelberg.com/ DM him on IG: https://www.instagram.com/zanehelberg/?hl=en Buy Zane Merch: https://www.zanehelberg.com/shop
01:07:32
February 15, 2021
Ep 219: Mo Mandel (Comedy Central's "Corporate", Theo Von's "Man Up", truTV's "Comedy Knockout")
Moe Mandel is a comedy powerhouse. Mo has made appareances on CBS’S hit show 2 BROKE GIRLS, and COMEDY CENTRAL’S sitcom CORPORATE and was the head writer for THEO VON’S pilot MAN UP on COMEDY CENTRAL. Mo also created and executively produced the tv show COMEDY KNOCKOUT with 100 episodes for truTV.  Best know for making over 40 appearances on CHELSEA LATELY and hosting truTV’s BARMAGEDDON, Mo has also made numerous appearances on CONAN, THE LATE LATE SHOW, has a half hour special on COMEDY CENTRAL. In the past, Mandel has acted on such hit shows as MODERN FAMILY, CASTLE, HAPPY ENDINGS, and was one of the leads of NBC’S comedy FREE AGENTS, opposite Hank Azaria.  Most recently Mo created, hosted, and executive produced a special for The Discovery Channel called “Small Town Throwdown” which also saw him writing columns for USA TODAY. Mo stops by to talk to Stephen about his new podcast "Jews Control the Media", his Comedy Central special Negative Reinforcement, and his favorite inspirational quote. Then the two chaps dive into some self-help with tips on tough pills to swallow, figuring out if you have what it takes to become an NFL player, and so much more. Subscribe and leave a review wherever you listen! Follow and tag me on Instagram @acomedyadvicepodcast Follow Mo! Listen to Jews Control the Media: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dHUSDdMlJU&feature=youtu.be Listen to the Full Release Podcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZbjjd7I828XclgxGH7_SkA
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February 11, 2021
Ep 218: Adam Ferrara (FX's Rescue Me, Nurse Jackie, Top Gear)
Adam Ferrara is an actor/comedian that has starred in Why Women Kill with Ginnifer Goodwin, Lucy Liu and an all star cast. Also currently streaming on Amazon, in the Indie movie Little Italy, alongside Emma Roberts and Hayden Christenson. He also stars alongside Dennis Leary and Bobby Kelly in the animated short "Dogs Playing Poker" on FOX. His new comedy album Now Available, It’s Scary in Here, debuted number one on iTunes, while his album Unconditional, was Interrobang’s People’s Choice of Album of the Year. For six seasons Adam co-hosted the critically acclaimed BBC sensation, Top Gear US.  He proudly played Chief Needles Nelson on the Emmy® nominated FX drama Rescue Me. Adam co-starred with Emmy® Award winner Edie Falco on Showtime’s hit series Nurse Jackie. He has also co-starred alongside Kevin James in the hit movie Paul Blart: Mall Cop and Definitely Maybe with Ryan Reynolds. Some of Ferrara's other TV credits include CBS's The Good Fight, Criminal Minds, Kevin Can Wait, The King Of Queens, NBC's Law & Order, ABC's Ugly Betty. Adam drops by to talk to Stephen about how Adam learned how to grease a guy, how Adam came up with the structure for his podcast The Adam Ferrara Podcast, how Adam keeps all his thoughts and jokes in order, and so much more. Please leave a rating/review and subscribe so you don't miss out on more great content! Follow me on IG https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/  Follow Adam! https://www.adamferrara.com/ @adamferrara
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February 8, 2021
Ep 217: Tara Erickson (Lifetime Movie Network's "The Nightmare House")
Tara Erickson is an actor, comedian, writer, and content creator. As an actor, Tara has starred in the Lifetime Movie Network Film "The Nightmare House" (fka Twisted Nanny) among other films, series, & shorts and has appeared in many commercials including Geico (as a badass supervillan), Honey, and more.  With a background in improv and sketch comedy from Upright Citizens Brigade and Groundlings, Tara is not only acting, but creating, writing, producing, directing AND editing all her work for her own YouTube channel. Tara stops by to talk to Stephen about: -How Tara memorized the lines for her starring role in the Lifetime Movie Network Film Twisted Nanny (renamed “The Nightmare House”) after getting them only 8 hours before -The power of a bullet journal that Tara harnesses to successfully juggle everything she does, from acting, to comedy, to sketch videos and more. -Dinosaurs Leave a review and subscribe to make sure you catch all the new great episodes of A Comedy Advice Podcast! Follow me on IG and share your favorite moments: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Tara! YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/taraerickson Website: http://www.thetaraerickson.com/ Blog: talkintara.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/taraerickson/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheTaraErickson TikTok @tara-erickson IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1945410/
01:20:18
February 1, 2021
Ep 216: Abrar Maniyar
Abrar Maniyar is a Phoenix comedian that's been dominating the scene with his quick wit and killer crowdwork. Abrar stops by to talk to Stephen about how he got into comedy, his unique perspective from his Indian origins, and his podcast "Abrar Talks to People".   Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review! Follow me on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow Abrar! https://www.instagram.com/abrartalkstopeople/ Listen to "Abrar Talks to People" wherever you listen to podcasts! https://open.spotify.com/show/2ep2tpQ45YQ6VYynFsJ7uf
01:30:41
January 28, 2021
Ep 215: Jerry Garcia ("Not My Weekend" on HBOmax, Chingo Bling's They Can't Deport Us All on Netflix)
Jerry Garcia is one of the fastest rising young Latino Comics. He released his special "It's Not My Weekend" on HBO, co-starred in Chingo Bling's "They Can't Deport Us All" on Netflix, and was named Best Comedian in the San Diego Comedy Festival Contest.  Jerry has been featured on various television shows such as LAUGHS, BiteSizeTV, and Stand-Up and Deliver. Currently a featured member of the new Latin Comedy Jam Tour, he performs alongside comedians such as Paul Rodriguez, Johnny Sanchez and Steve Treviño.  Jerry is also the host of the "It's Not My Weekend" and "American Wannabes" Podcast.  Comedian Rose Verdugo makes an appearance as well! Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review! Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow Jerry: https://www.comedianjerrygarcia.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/comedianjerryg See Jerry Performa Live in LA Jan 30th https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rene-vaca-jerry-garcia-bday-show-feat-corridos-by-carlos-torres-tickets-136864000911?aff= See Jerry Perform Live at the Houston Improv Feb 10th https://improvtx.com/houston/comic/jerry+garcia/ Watch Jerry's HBO Special "It's Nob My Weekend" on HBOmax! Listen to the "It's Not My Weekend" Podcast! Listen to the "American Wannabes" Podcast! Follow Rose! https://www.instagram.com/rosegetfit/
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January 26, 2021
Ep 214: Jon Fletcher Returns!
Jon Fletcher is a Phoenix comedian, craftsman, and works at Phoenix's esteemed comedy club "House of Comedy".  Jon stops by to talk about his experiences with famous comedians after shows like Pauly Shore, gives some great impressions, and gives Stephen and Kam the scoop on Goof Troop. Then the boys talk about the best YouTube comments that scorched Stephen on his latest video with Mark Normand.  Lastly, it's advice time. Follow Jon: https://www.instagram.com/craftsmancomedy/ See Jon at JP's Comedy Club TONIGHT at JP's Comedy Club in Gilbert, AZ: https://www.jpscomedyclub.com/ Follo Kam: https://www.instagram.com/kam_sneed/  See Kam perform live tonight 1/23 at El Charro Hipster Bar in Phoenix, AZ
01:04:31
January 23, 2021
Ep 213: Rose Verdugo
Rose Verdugo is a Phoenix comedian that has shared the stage with Jerry Garcia, Steven Briggs, and more! She is also a member of "Wow, He Said That Entertainment" and runs some of the most successful recurring comedy shows in Phoenix. See Rose Perform Live! Jan 28th at the Tempe Improv: https://www-tempeimprov-com.seatengine.com/shows/135660 Jan 20th at Standup Live: https://phoenix-standuplive-com.seatengine.com/shows/134633 Follow Rose: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rose.verdugorivera Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rosegetfit/
01:07:08
January 20, 2021
Ep 212: Kelsey Cook from Self-helpless Podcast, Comedy Central, and ATC's Wrists of Fury
Kelsey is a comedian, professional foosball player, and host of the charting podcast "Self-Helpless" with co-hosts Taylor Tomlinson and Delanie Fisher.  Kelsey made her late night debut on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, followed by A Little Late with Lilly Singh on NBC. Her other television appearances include Comedy Central’s This is Not Happening, AXS TV Presents Gotham Comedy Live, Punchline on FOX, Uproarious on FUSE and Greatest Party Story Ever on MTV.  She has spent the last five years touring in over 60 cities across the country. Kelsey is a paid regular at The Comedy Cellar, The Stand, Gotham Comedy Club, The Laugh Factory and the Comedy and Magic Club. Her podcast "Self-Helpless" can regularly be found on the iTunes Top Comedy Charts and has featured guests like Brian Regan, Michael Bublé, Whitney Cummings, Tan France and Bert Kreischer. Her foosball webseries “Wrists of Fury” currently has over twenty episodes where Kelsey hustles fellow comedians who don’t know she’s a World Champion foosball player. Kelsey stops by to talk to Stephen about: -Kelsey’s professional foosball background and how she connected that to her comedy career with her All Things Comedy show Wrists of Fury where she obliterates comedians in foosball matches and punishes them for losing -Kelsey (and Taylor & Delanie’s) expectations when starting the Self-Helpless podcast and where it’s at now -Kelsey’s new special coming out soon!  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review! Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow Kelsey! https://www.kelseycook.com/ -@kelseycookcomedy at Instagram/TikTok/Twitter Watch/Listen to the Self-Helpless Podcast! https://www.selfhelplesspodcast.com/  -Watch Kelsey's Show "Wrists of Fury" on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLkPrTj2JMSiXEVdNI6l6GqO5EKt7o-7IH
01:09:33
January 18, 2021
Ep 211: Mark Normand (Joe Rogan Experience, Out to Lunch, Comedy Central)
Mark Normand comes on the pod and sprays comedy all over it! Mark Normand made big waves this year with his special "Out to Lunch" for FREE on YouTube that has over 5 million views and was just named the best comedy special of 2020.  Mark was also just on another episode of The Joe Rogan Experience and shares some behind the scenes anxiety when it didn't come out right away. Mark also made another appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and shares his experience of doing a 5 min set on the Staten Island Ferry.  Mark also talks about his new material he's working on and the patience and experimentation needed to get it just right. We also roll in the deep and talk about the realization we're going to die. We also talk about boners.  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review! Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow Mark! http://marknormandcomedy.com/ Watch Mark's Special "Out to Lunch" for FREE on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tDolNU89SXI Listen to Mark's Podcasts Tuesdays with Stories with Mark Normand & Joe List https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/tuesdays-with-stories/id705474769 One More Drink with Mark Normand & Sam Morrill https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=am5xW32rqIY See Mark Perform LIVE at the Tempe Improv: https://www.tempeimprov.com/events/42248
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January 9, 2021
Ep 210: Gianmarco Soresi (Shelf Life on Amazon)
Gianmarco Soresi is an actor, writer & comedian living in NYC. He can be seen in the movie Hustlers with Jennifer Lopez as well as Netflix, TruTV, Amazon Prime, and more. He was the winner of Comics watching Comics season 8 and has a new special SHELF LIFE out now on Amazon Prime. Gianmarco stops by to talk to Stephen about behind the scenes planning for recording his special “Shelf Life” (available NOW on Amazon Prime) safely during the pandemic while still capturing the distinguishing characteristics of a comedy special, what it’s like testing out really dark jokes to get laughs instead of gasps, and so much more. Then the two paesani delve deep into some self-help, including tips for looking older, correct tongue posture, and more.  Follow Gianmarco on Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok @gianmarcosoresi Watch "Shelf Life" on Amazon Prime: https://www.amazon.com/Shelf-Life-Gianmarco-Soresi/dp/B08M5PHDMN
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January 8, 2021
Ep 209: My Sister Francesca Settanni
Stephen's sister Francesca joins him to talk about apples, milking cows, and other normal things. Then they get into some self-help, including tips for laughing naturally, a name for a sweets company, and more. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review! Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow Francesca! https://www.instagram.com/frandydandy/
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January 6, 2021
Ep 208: Kingsley Amukamara
Kingsley Amakamura is a Phoenix based comedian that has opened for greats such as Donnell Rawlings and others. Kingsley stops by to talk with Stephen about what got him into comedy, the best advice he got from Jerry Seinfeld, and more. Then Kingsley and Stephen start self-helping folks that are craving the sun, putting a positive spin on things, and so much more. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review! Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Kingsley! https://www.instagram.com/kingamukamara/
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January 4, 2021
Ep 207: Jamie Lissow Returns!
Jamie Lissow is a revered comedian seen on The Tonight Show, The Late Late Show, Comedy Central, Dry Bar Comedy, and more.  He’s also a writer, actor, and producer known for CBS’ “Man with a Plan”, Netflix’s “Real Rob”. Jamie sits down to pay Stephen a visit to talk about touring across the country with Rob Schneider, two movies he's writing for (including one with Rob Schneider), and more! Then Jamie and Stephen get cracking on some self-help, including deciphering a quote from a robot, what to do about a boyfriend that only eats chicken nuggets, dealing with a friend with lice, and so much more. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review! Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Jamie!  http://www.jamielissow.com/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/iamjamielissow/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/JamieLissow See Jamie perform with Rob Schneider! https://www.tempeimprov.com/events/41023 https://www.robschneider.com/tour
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December 29, 2020
Ep 206: Adam Ray from NBC's Young Rock, MADtv Returns!
Adam Ray returns! Adam comes back to talk to Stephen about what it was like to film NBC's "Young Rock" in Australia, continuing standup during the pandemic, his new crowdwork album, what he'd call his own cologne, and so much more.  Don't forget to subscribe & leave a review wherever you listen! Follow "A Comedy Advice Podcast" https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ See Adam Perform LIVE in Phoenix: http://adamraycomedy.com/tour-dates/ Listen to Adam Ray’s Crowdwork album “I’ll Take It from Here”  https://800pgr.lnk.to/crowdworkID/ Follow @adamraycomedy on Instagram & Twitter Listen to the About Last Night Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/about-last-night/id518082771 Tour Dates: AdamRayComedy.com Check out Adam Ray in "Young Rock" on NBC coming February!
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December 23, 2020
Ep 205: Orlando Leyba (TBS's Wreck League, NBC's Bring the Funny)
Orlando Leyba is stand up comedian with multiple appearances on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, TruTV’s LaffTracks, TBS's Wreck League, NBC's Bring the Funny, and was a finalist in NBC's ‘Stand Up Showcase. Orlando's comedy special "Adorable" is streaming on HBO (his album "Adorable" is available on streaming devices everywhere!) and he voices a character in the animated kids film “Luis and The Aliens” on Hulu.  Orlando has become a regular at comedy festivals, and clubs throughout the U.S and Canada. Orlando stops by to talk to Stephen about: -Great advice Lando got from Sebastian Maniscalco, Louis Anderson, and Forrest Shaw that helped shape his comedy career -Lando’s life hacks for getting an apartment in LA and being able to see his wife often during the time they were long distance -The importance of gratitude Then the two give spoonfuls of self-help as they decipher a quote from a robot, help with cravings, and so much more. Don't forget to subscribe & leave a review wherever you listen! Follow "A Comedy Advice Podcast" https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Lando! http://www.heylando.com/ https://www.instagram.com/heylando/ https://twitter.com/heylando Listen to Lando's Album "Adorable" https://800pgr.lnk.to/orlandoID
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December 21, 2020
Ep 204: Tony Woods from Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready on Netflix
Tony Woods is a one-of-a-kind comedic legend that has appeared on HBO's Def Comedy Jam, Comedy Central, P. Diddy's Bad Boys of Comedy, Showtime at the Apollow, BET's Comic View, the USO tour, and was recognized by his friend Dave Chappelle during Dave's Mark Twain acceptance award speech because Dave saw Tony "was doing everything right".  Tony was also recently featured on the Funny or Die Oddball Comedy Tour. He was also featured in NY Times and This Week at The Comedy Cellar on Comedy Central.  Lookout for his new Netflix special.  Tony dropped by to talk to Stephen about: -what he was thinking when Dave Chapelle recognized him as his first big influence because he was doing everything right -how Tony got away with telling his wife he was doing comedy for 3 years before he actually started -the praise he got from Martin Lawrence & others after his first time performing -and so much more... Don't forget to subscribe & leave a review wherever you listen! Follow "A Comedy Advice Podcast" https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ See Tony Woods LIVE at The House of Comedy Dec 17-20! https://az.houseofcomedy.net/attraction/tony-woods/ Follow Tony: https://www.instagram.com/tonywoodz/?hl=en Watch Tony's Podcast "First Episode Again" https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuxqYKoP5eTF0fwL6TXzTCg
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December 17, 2020
Ep 203: Ian Lara (Comedy Central Standup Featuring, NBC's Bring the Funny)
Ian Lara is one of the hottest rising comics in New York City. Last year he taped a set for “Comedy Central Stand up Featuring” which has garnered over 10 million views. He made an appearance on this season of “NBC’s Bring the Funny” and made his late-night debut on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. This year he was a regular player on ‘This week at the Comedy Cellar’ on Comedy Central and You can catch his short special streaming on HBOmax titled “LA meets NY” Ian drops by to talk to Stephen about: -How Ian was doing 30-40 shows a week before the pandem -Building up a tolerance to hecklers and bad crowds through performing at some of the toughest crowds in NYC -How support from Mark Normand opened up opportunities like Late Night with Jimmy Fallon -The best response for when people ask comedians, “Is that story true or did you make that up?” Then the two dive into advice, including deciphering a quote from a robot, Christmas gifts for landlords, how to sleep comfortably in a car and so much more.  Don't forget to subscribe & leave a review wherever you listen! Follow "A Comedy Advice Podcast" https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Ian! http://www.ianlaralive.com/ @ianlaralive Twitter/Instagram Ian Lara on YouTube See “LA Meets New York” on HBOmax
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December 14, 2020
Ep 202: T Dot Kingsby
T Dot Kingsby is a rising comedian, actor, and writer based right here in Arizona. T Dot joins Stephen to talk about: -How T Dot got into comedy and ended up in jail his first night of standup -T Dot’s unlucky timing with going to war -How T Dot’s theater degree helped him act in movies like “Role Play” and his next project creating content Then the two get into some advice, including deciphering a quote from a robot, giving tips for smiling naturally, and so much more. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review on iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you listen! Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow T Dot! https://www.instagram.com/tdotkingsby/ See T Dot at the Tempe Improv Sunday 12/13! https://www.tempeimprov.com/shows/133677
01:00:50
December 13, 2020
Ep 201: Ted Alexandro (Comedy Central, Inside Amy Schumer, Conan)
Ted Alexandro is a comedian that has made multiple appearances on David Letterman, Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Kimmel, Craig Ferguson and The View. He’s released 5 specials, including two half-hour specials on Comedy Central his most recent special CUT/UP now on YouTube. Ted has appeared on “Louie,” “Inside Amy Schumer,” “The Gaffigan Show,” “Dr. Katz,” and “Oz" and appears regularly at the iconic Comedy Cellar in NYC. He is also the host of "The Ted Alexandro Show." Ted is one of the co-founders of the New York Comedians Coalition, which successfully organized over three hundred comedians for the first pay raise since the 1980’s and has been active in social justice movements like Occupy Wall Street, Black Lives Matter, The Climate March and Fight for $15. Ted joins Stephen to talk about his new special, how he masterfully crafts jokes, and gives insight on how to be an activist. Then the duo sink their canines into some advice - from deciphering quotes from a robot to tips for overcoming a fear of needles. Don't forget to subscribe & leave a review wherever you listen! Follow "A Comedy Advice Podcast" https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Ted! https://www.tedalexandro.com/ @tedalexandro Watch Ted's Special CUT/UP Now! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUQtJvOfJAY Watch "The Ted Alexandro Show"! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCK_GUdcSgM0fWuZCRDfen9w
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December 7, 2020
Ep 200: Nicole Burch
Nicole Burch is an actress, writer, and comedian known for HBO's Barry, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and her new comedy special "Never Been Kissed" that revolves around the time she went on a date with celebrity crush Michael Vartan. Nicole stops by to talk to Stephen about her new special, how she got into comedy, how her time at Groundlings helped propel her standup, and how she got proposed to at a TGIFridays. Then the two get into some advice, including deciphering a quote from Inspirobot, pros/cons to wearing boots, how to Subscribe and leave a review wherever you listen! Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Watch Nicole's Special Never Been Kissed NOW! apple.co/2C3d0Sv Follow Nicole! https://www.nicoleleeburch.com/ https://www.instagram.com/nicoleburchcomedy/?hl=en 
01:11:37
December 1, 2020
Ep 199: Sandy Danto (Comedy Store, Toured with Pauly Shore, Bobby Lee)
Sandy Danto is a stand-up comedian and actor based in Hollywood, CA. He can be seen on episodes of MAD TV, National Lampoon shorts, and is a regular at the famed Comedy Store. He has opened for greats like Bobby Lee, performed all over the world with '90s icon Pauly Shore and has been featured in his Showtime specials. He also has a new album "Daddy Boy" OUT NOW. Subscribe and leave a review wherever you listen! Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Listen to Sandy's Album Daddy Boy: https://800pgr.lnk.to/SandyDantoFA Follow Sandy! http://sandydanto.com/ @sandydanto Listen to MFers Podcast! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/mfers-a-parenting-podcast-with-sandy-danto/id1399693949
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November 23, 2020
Ep 198: Nina G (Author of Stutterer, Interrupted)
Nina G is the San Francisco Bay Area's favorite female stuttering stand up comedian (granted she is the only one). She is also a disability activist, storyteller, author and educator. She brings her humor to help people confront and understand social justice issues such as disability, diversity, and equity.  Nina drops by to talk to Stephen about -what causes stuttering -how many people stutter -how we can be allies to people who stutter -how Nina has been able to pursue her passion of standup -and so much more!  Then the two cook up some advice, from deciphering a quote from a robot, helping a new archaeologist dig inside himself, how to stop feeling sleepy, and so much more. Subscribe and leave a review wherever you listen! Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Find Nina here! https://www.ninagcomedian.com/ Facebook Fan Page: Facebook.com/ninagcomedian Twitter: @ninagcomedian (occasional adult content) Youtube: NinaGcomic (some adult content) Blog: ninagcomedian.wordpress.com/ Email: NinaGbooking@gmail.com
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November 21, 2020
Ep 197: Felipe Esparza (Netflix's Bad Decisions/Malas Decisiones, Winner NBC's Last Comic Standing)
Felipe Esparza is a comedian and actor known for his stand-up specials “They’re Not Gonna Laugh at You” and “Translate This”, his recurring appearances on Netflix’s “Gentefied”, NBC’s “Superstore”, "The Opening Act", "Guest House" with Pauly Shore, and Adultswim’s “The Eric Andre Show”, as well as winning “Last Comic Standing” (2010) and his popular podcast called “What’s Up Fool?”. His brand new third (and fourth) stand-up specials "Bad Decisions" & "Malas Decisiones" just aired on Netflix – one in English and one in Spanish – the first time an American comedian has done a stand-up special in Spanish! Felipe stops by to tell Stephen about what he's been up to, how he was able to do TWO specials in TWO different languages at the same time, what he had to do to perfect his Spanish special, and MORE. Subscribe and leave a review wherever you listen! Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Watch "Bad Decisions" & "Malas Decisiones" on Netflix! See Felipe LIVE at his next upcoming shows: https://felipesworld.com/ Listen to Felipe's podcast "What's Up, Fool?": https://felipesworld.com/podcast/
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November 16, 2020
Ep 196: Maz Jobrani (Netflix's Immigrant, Comedy Central, Axis of Evil Comedy Group)
Maz Jobrani is a stellar comedian, writer, and actor. Maz was a series regular on the CBS comedy SUPERIOR DONUTS as a series regular. He can often be seen on television’s most popular shows such as GREY’S ANATOMY, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, THE DETOUR, LAST MAN STANDING, and SHAMELESS. He’s co-starred in many additional films, including Sydney Pollack’s THE INTERPRETER, Disney’s DESCENDANTS and Ice Cube’s FRIDAY AFTER NEXT. Maz’s original NETFLIX standup special IMMIGRANT was filmed at the prestigious Kennedy Center and is currently available for streaming. He’s also released 3 additional solo specials on SHOWTIME including: BROWN AND FRIENDLY, I COME IN PEACE, and I’M NOT A TERRORIST, BUT I’VE PLAYED ONE ON TV. In the Spring of 2016 he performed at the White House where he had the privilege of introducing Michelle Obama. Maz served as the host for the 45th International Emmy’s in New York. He was a founding member of THE AXIS OF EVIL comedy tour, which aired on Comedy Central. He is a regular panelist on NPR’s WAIT WAIT DONT TELL ME and has given 2 TED Talks. His LA Times Best Selling Book, I’M NOT A TERRORIST BUT I’VE PLAYED ONE ON TV, was published by Simon & Schuster. Maz executive produced EVERYTHING MUST CHANGE, a documentary about his sister’s battle with breast cancer which is currently available on iTunes. Maz hosts his own podcast Back to School with Maz Jobrani with the All Things Comedy Network. Maz joined Stephen to talk about: What the founder of the Comedy Store Mitzy Shore told Maz he should wear when he became a regular there. How the Axis of Evil Comedy Group was created. How Maz grew as a comedian by learning what do do when opening and closing spots having to follow great comedians like Andrew Dice Clay. The importance of being in the moment and calling out what’s happening beyond the stage. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review wherever you listen! Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Maz! https://www.mazjobrani.com/ @mazjobrani on Twitter & IG Check out Maz’s special IMMIGRANT on Netflix! Listen to Maz’s podcast Back to School with Maz Jobrani https://www.mazjobrani.com/back-to-school-with-maz-jobrani-podcast/ See Maz perform LIVE Nov 10-12th at the Tempe Improv! https://www.tempeimprov.com/events/41038
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November 9, 2020
Ep 195: Mike Cannon (Comedy Central, TruTV, Barstool Sports, host of Irish Goodbye Podcast)
Mike Cannon is a comedian, actor, writer, podcaster, and DELIGHTFUL human being. Mike has been seen on Comedy Central, TruTV, Barstool Sports, MTV, Amazon, and his albums have been found at the tippy top of iTunes & Billboard comedy charts. Mike joins Stephen to talk about: -The movie "Timing" that Mike starred in and how his scene with Tim Dillon sunk deep to his core. -How Mike is able to salvage old tags and punchlines and revitalize them for new bits. -The brilliant format of Mike’s special LIFE BEGINS with interview breaks of some of the most vicious comics like Robert Kelly, Craig Robinson, Jim Norton, and more trashing him. -Mike’s vocabulary. Then Mike and Stephen swing on over to the advice segment and hit it hard. They interpret a quote from a robot, help a youngster investigate a bedroom robbery, give public speaking tips, and so much more. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review wherever you listen! Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Mike! http://www.mikecannoncomedy.com/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/iammikecannon/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/IamMikeCannon Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IamMikeCannon/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/dongcomic2 See Mike perform LIVE in Philly December 6th: https://philadelphia.heliumcomedy.com/shows/132572 Watch "Timing" on Amazon Prime (If you live in Canada, DM Mike for the link!): https://www.amazon.com/Timing-Mike-Cannon/dp/B08BJXNSPQ Listen to Irish Goodbye Podcast with Mike Cannon & Mike Feeney! https://gasdigitalnetwork.com/gdn-show-channels/irish-goodbye/
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November 2, 2020
Ep 194: Reece Muniz
Reece Muniz is a fast rising comedian based out of Phoenix. He performs regularly at the top comedy clubs in the Valley of the Sun and has shared the stage with nationally renowned comics like Jesus Trejo, Alex Reymundo, and more. He's also the host of the Studio Gangsta podcast.  Reece joins Stephen as they talk about Reece's traumatic first experience trying standup and why he kept it up, his new podcast, and why Reece is wise beyond his years. Then the two get into some advice, including how to get the farm stank out of a car, tips for opening up a funeral accessories shop, and more. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review wherever you listen! Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcastFollow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Reece: IG: https://www.instagram.com/reecemuniz/ See Reece perform LIVE: October 30th-31st at Laff's Comedy Cafe in Tucson: https://www.laffstucson.com/coming-soon.html Nov 4th at the House of Comedy in Phoenix: https://www.showclix.com/event/comics-unleashedw96sGob Nov 13th with Paul Rodriguez & Joey Medina (Latin Kings of Comedy): https://soazproductionsllc.simpletix.com/e/59700/?promocode=MUNIZ
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October 29, 2020
Ep 193: Eric Bernal
Originally from Sleepy Hollow, NY, today's special guest is comedian Eric Bernal. Eric joins Stephen to talk about how he got into comedy, how he's become an opener, feature, and headliner in just 14 months, and more.  Then the two advice it up as they interpret a quote from a robot, help an unmotivated gamer rekindle his passion for Fortnite, positive spin some negative traits, and so much more. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review wherever you listen! Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Eric! IG: https://www.instagram.com/ericbernalcomedy Bookings: ericbernalcomedy@gmail.com See Eric perform LIVE: Standup Live 10/28 https://phoenix.standuplive.com/shows/131604 House of Comedy 11/4 https://az.houseofcomedy.net/attraction/comics-unleashed/ Prescott Comedy Club 11/6 DM/Email Eric for tickets JP’s Comedy Club 11/12 https://www.jpscomedyclub.com/events/james-hoenscheidt-and-special-guests/
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October 28, 2020
Ep 192: XIMXIA aka Lauren D'Abate
XIMXIA (pronounced shem-shee-ya) aka Lauren D'Abate is a versatile Top 20 Billboard charting Los Angeles singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist.  Lauren drops by to talk with Stephen about: -how Lauren got started with music at a VERY YOUNG AGE (I bet you can't guess when!) -the mental fortitude needed to break up with bands that don’t help you grow -the beautiful things we can create with anger Then the two harmonize on advice by helping someone ask a girl "do you have a boyfriend?" in a tactful way, how to get neighboring campers to turn down their music, and so much more. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review wherever you listen! Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcastFollow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow XIMXIA! https://ximxia.com/ https://www.instagram.com/ximxiamusic/ Listen to XIMXIA's new EP Anymore But Here! Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3NI1p3IVpB8gWWnrSnpXz2 Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/artist/ximxia/1477591604 Subscribe to XIMXIA's YouTube page to stay tuned for her new music video: https://youtube.com/channel/UCFt--sc3qvpHbxZ4HFzfPhA
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October 27, 2020
Ep 191: Monica Nevi host of Dumb Pitches Podcast
Monica Nevi is an ex-collegiate basketball player turned nationally touring comedian. Monica opened for comedians like Michael Ian Black, Ari Shaffir, Sarah Colonna and Nick Swardson among many other impressive names and has performed in the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, 208 Comedy Festival, Limestone Comedy Festival, Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival and the Seattle International Comedy Competition. She also has a new album "Mostly Finger Guns" available now for pre-order and releasing 10/30! Monica drops by to talk with Stephen about: -How Monica got into comedy after getting injured playing college basketball. -Her growth after doing comedy for 10 years and how jokes require training from a writing and performance perspective. -The inspirational origin of her Huglife podcast where she and co-host Mike Coletta put a more positive spin on the world. -Monica’s brilliant mini docuseries 80-for-80 where she interviews the elderly (and the reason she started it).  Then the two hobble into some advice, including how to get a sleepy dog off of your chest, how to react when friends don't reciprocate gift-giving, and so much more. Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Monica! https://monicanevi.com/ https://linktr.ee/MonicaNevi Pre-order Monica's New Album "Mostly Finger Guns" Now! https://orcd.co/mostly-finger-guns Listen to the Huglife Podcast: https://huglifepodcast.com/ Watch Monica's mini docuseries "80-for-80": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZURa4Ycg4w
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October 26, 2020
Ep 190: Josh Blue (Winner of NBC's Last Comic Standing)
Josh Blue is an extraordinary comedian that WON Season 4 of NBC's Last Comic Standing in 2006 and 5 specials that have released on Showtime, Comedy Central, Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon. He was the first comedian to perform stand-up on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, was named Best Winning Reality Show Guest on Live with Regis and Kelly, and his story has been featured on Fox, CBS, ABC, MSNBC,  and CNN. Josh does over 200 shows a year, continuing to spread laughter and break down stereotypes of people with disabilities. His stand-up routine is in a constant state of evolution and his off-the-cuff improvisational skills guarantee that no two shows are alike. Josh joins Stephen to talk about: -His start in comedy at an open mic in between a slam poet and a songwriter. -What it’s like to mix comedy and music through his experience opening for The Lumineers. -Josh's approach to comedy, including learnings from past shows, not writing anything down, and reading the room to add comedy decor like one-liners, callbacks, and more.. -How Josh’s self-awareness and ability to see how his audience sees him allows him to work with and mess with his them. Then the two troublemakers get insightful and start to give advice, from helping someone that is disgusted by his girlfriend's kisses, keeping up a lie to cover up that a guy skated into a bus, and so much more. Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Josh! https://www.joshblue.com/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnYcoEwcvu-9FDOZw7sx3fQ https://www.instagram.com/joshbluecomedy/ See Josh perform LIVE in Phoenix at the Tempe Improv! https://www.tempeimprov.com/events/40789
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October 21, 2020
Ep 189: Jonesy (Gotham, Drunk History, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, host of Weird AF News)
Jonesy is a standup comedian based in LA that has performed in 7 different countries. He is also an actor seen in Gotham, Drunk History, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and more and hosts and produces Weird AF News that recently hit 1 million downloads.  Jonesy joins Stephen, Eric, and Kam to talk about: -Jonesy’s tour in several Asian countries as COVID started… -Jonesy's experience taking on a job at a COVID testing facility. -Jonesy’s daily podcast “Weird AF News”. -What it’s like to do comedy in countries where the country’s language isn’t English. -What vending machine salmon tastes like.   Then the quartet trots into some delish advice, including how to make a boyfriend feel special, fulfilling fantasies of getting arrested, and so much more.  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review on iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you listen! Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Jonesy: https://jonesy.com/ https://www.instagram.com/funnyjones/?hl=en Listen to Weird AF News: https://www.weirdafnews.com/
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October 20, 2020
Ep 188: Bob Timmons from the One, Two, Three, Jokes! Podcast
Bob Timmons is a comedian and hilarious podcaster for the One, Two, Three, Jokes! Podcast. Bob joins Stephen to talk about the evolution of his podcast during the pandemic. Then the two glide into some self-help by helping cajole a cat to like someone, make a crier stay drier, and so much more. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review on iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you listen! Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Listen to One, Two, Three, Jokes! https://onetwothreejokes.podbean.com/ or anywhere you listen to podcasts. Check out One, Two, Three, Jokes! Patreon page! https://www.patreon.com/onetwothreejokes Follow One, Two, Three, Jokes! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/onetwothreejokes Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/onetwothreejokes/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/123jokespodcast
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October 19, 2020
Ep 187: Steve Treviño (Specials on Netflix, Amazon, Showtime)
Steve Treviño is a nationally touring comic that has sold out shows coast-to-coast and headlined specials for Amazon, NETFLIX, Showtime, and more. He also has a new podcast "Steve Treviño & Captain Evil" with his wife Renae. Steve drops by to talk with Stephen about: -Why Steve chose to self-produce his latest specials after earning specials on Showtime and Netflix. -Why Steve chose to stop living in LA and lead a normal life in Texas with his family and how it’s allowed him to continue creating material that’s relatable to so many people. -Why couples have come up to Steve to tell him he saved their marriage because of his material. -How Steve writes “heart-first” and uses his emotions as fuel for comedy. -Steve’s new special “My Life In Quarantine”  (out October 15th!). The the two Ste's trot gracefully into the advice zone, including helping a man whose wife constantly loses his belongings, what to eat if your trying for a boy, and so much more.  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review on iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you listen! Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Steve! https://stevetrevino.com/ Listen to the "Steve Treviño & Captain Evil" Podcast: https://stevetrevino.com/podcast/ Rent Steve's New Special "My Life in Quarantine Oct 15th! https://stevetrevino.com/my-life-in-quarantine/
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October 14, 2020
Ep 186: David Razowsky (Director of Second City Hollywood)
From his 10 revues at Chicago's Second City performing with the likes of Steve Carell, Stephen Colbert, Amy Sedaris, and Rachel Dratch, to the 10 years he spent as Artistic Director of The Second City Hollywood, to the countless worldwide workshops and performances he's engaged in, to his TEDx Talk, “Life: The Product is the Process,” David Razowsky has developed a simple approach to improvising: Your present awareness is the only thing you need to create compelling, smart, truthful, and surprising scenes. Period. No games, no preconceived premises, no ideas, no ego. All that matters is now. David joins Stephen, Eric, and Kam to talk about: -how David realized what he wanted to do in life through answering why he feels he’s on this planet: to help people. -the uncanny similarities between improv and buddhism. -David’s TEDx talk about the value of living in the moment. -the importance of giving yourself a round of applause once in a while. Then the quartet somersaults gracefully into some self-help, including interpreting a quote from Inspirobot, what to do about a "sloppy" tattoo, advice for Channing Tatum now that his new children's book is out, and so much more. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review on iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you listen! Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow David! https://www.davidrazowsky.com/ (sign up for David's "low impact" mailing list to get updates on his new book, "A Subversive’s Guide to Improvisation" https://twitter.com/drazowsky?lang=en https://www.instagram.com/drazowsky/ Watch David's TEDx talk "Life: The Process is the Product": https://www.ted.com/talks/david_razowsky_life_the_process_is_the_product Listen to David's Podcast A.D.D. Comedy: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/a-d-d-comedy-with-dave-razowsky/id572391530?ign-mpt=uo%3D4&mt=2 Great starter episode: Stephen Colbert: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/congrats-colbert/id572391530?i=1000351574879
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October 12, 2020
Ep 185: Robert Kelly (Netflix's "The Degenerates", Comedy Central's "This Week at the Comedy Cellar")
Robert Kelly is a seasoned comedian seen on Netflix's The Degenerates, Comedy Central's "This Week At The Comedy Cellar", and more. Robert has also flexed his acting skills in Denis Leary’s FX show "Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll" and as Louie CK’s brother Robbie on the hit series "Louie". He can also be seen in "Trainwreck", "Maron", "Benders", "Nurse Jackie", "Inside Amy Schumer" and "Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn". Robert currently hosts the top rated podcast “You Know What Dude?” and "Calta and Kelly" (and you can get bonus content at www.patreon.com/robertkelly). Robert joins Stephen to dive into some self-help, including helping an aspiring writer get feedback on their "My Little Pony" erotica, the best anniversary gift for a husband, sucking toes, and more. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review on iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you listen! Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ See Robert perform live at the Tempe Improv Oct 1-3: https://www.tempeimprov.com/events/40898 Listen to "You Know What Dude?" https://thelaughbutton.com/podcasts/robert-kelly-you-know-what-dude Follow Robert! https://robertkellylive.com/
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September 30, 2020
Ep 184: Rafinha Bastos (JRE, Netflix's Ultimatum, Ultimate Beastmaster)
Rafinha (or Rafi) Bastos is an international comedic icon. The New York Times named Rafi "The Most Influential Person on Twitter" in 2011. He even beat the Dalai Lama (suck it, Lama!). He's a pioneer of standup in his country and Joe Rogan called Rafi the Lenny Bruce of Brazil on the Joe Rogan Experience. Rafi is now doing standup in the US. He's shared the stage with greats like Dave Chapelle, Sarah Silverman, and is now a regular at the Comedy Cellar in New York City. Rafi joins Stephen to talk about: -How going to school for journalism helped Rafi observe funny moments, write succinctly, and become a great joke writer. -How Rafi became a pioneer of standup comedy and became one of the most popular comedians in Brazil. -The crazy locations that Rafi and his pals started to do standup (like BDSM clubs). -Rafi’s challenge of cultivating a following here in America while also entertaining his massive following in Brazil. -How Rafi made an impression on Netflix’s Ultimate Beastmaster and how his “booth jumping” changed the show in its 2nd season. -Some of the key relationships that he formed that have helped him in his career in America, including Jade Catta-Preta and Kevin Nealon. -And more!! Then Rafi & Stephen jump into some self-help, including dealing with kids that are a-holes for 17 minutes in the morning, giving gifts to strangers, and so much more.  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review on iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you listen! Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Rafi! https://www.instagram.com/raficomedy/
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September 28, 2020
Ep 183: Mr. Positivity Wolfie T.
Mr. Positivity Wolfie T. is a hilarious podcaster with not just one but TWO podcasts. Is he positive? Is he a wolf?  Find out as Mr. P joins Stephen, Eric, and Kam dive into some self-help, including deciphering a quote from Inspirobot, how to stop thinking your stuffed bear has thoughts, Smash Mouth's response to COVID, and so much more! Follow Mr. Positivity Wolfie T.! https://twitter.com/PositivelyWolf1 https://twitter.com/WatchThis_Movie Listen to Wolfie's Podcasts! WTM - Watch This Movie Podcast: http://www.wtmwatchthismovie.com/ The Positively Wolfie Podcast: https://linktr.ee/positivelywolfie
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September 26, 2020
Ep 182: Andy Steinberg Cohost of Spears & Steinberg Podcast
Andy Steinberg is a comedian from Tucson that has performed with comedians like Dave Attell, Marc Maron, Doug Benson, and more. Andy has performed on multiple Odd Ball Comedy Festivals & was a featured comic at Big Pine Comedy Festival. Andy also tours with Aries Spears and is the cohost of the Spears & Steinberg podcast. Andy joins Stephen to talk about: -His first podcast Smells Like Radio where he and Jeff Wiles crashed green rooms to interview comics. -How much the Phoenix comedy scene has changed since he started. -How Andy started touring with Aries Spears and how they started the Spears and Steinberg podcast. -What it’s like being a comedian on the road and how audiences from different regions react differently to the same jokes. Then the duo digs deep to give some advice. They first interpret a quote from AI bot Inspirobot, help someone impress their girlfriend's German parents, and more. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review on iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you listen! Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Andy! https://andycomedy.com/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/andycomedy/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/andycomedy FB: https://www.facebook.com/andycomedy/ Listen to the Spears & Steinberg Podcast! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/spears-and-steinberg-podcast/id1275960010 https://open.spotify.com/show/6tJJM7g8HPPCzpVnvFTDww?si=yh3-zb-0QvWPd_3Bm1dHkw
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September 21, 2020
Ep 181: Beth Stelling (Netflix's "The Standups", "Girl Daddy" on HBOmax)
Beth Stelling is a comedian that has appeared on Conan, Comedy Central, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Netflix’s The Standups (season 1, ep 5), and her NEW SPECIAL Girl Daddy produced by Conan O'Brien and Team Coco is on HBO Max NOW! Beth has also written on I Love You America with Sarah Silverman, The Last O.G. on TBS, HBO’s Crashing, and Another Period for Comedy Central. Beth is also a go-to hire for punch-up on features, and most recently was an on-set writer and Associate Producer for the film Good Boys written by Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky, produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. Currently Beth is writing a half-hour comedy script (in which she would star) with Sharon Horgan, in development at FX. Could she do more? Yes. She also has a podcast with her mom Diane called We Called Your Mom on Earwolf with Stitcher Premium, now recording its second season. Beth stops by to chat with Stephen as they talk about: -Beth’s new podcast where she and her mom call famous people’s moms. -If Stephen should embrace the nickname "Pod Man". -How Beth manages to juggle standup, be a writer, and do punchups for shows and movies. -Beth’s journey of creating new material, testing it, and perfecting tasty bits for her beautifully executed special Girl Daddy. -Drying Noodles. -And so much more. Then the duo gets into some self-help, including deciphering a quote from Inspirobot, where (and where NOT) to hide an engagement ring before proposing, inspirational inner monologues, and more. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review on iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you listen! Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Beth! https://bethstelling.com/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/bethstelling/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/bethstelling FB: https://www.facebook.com/BethStelling Watch Beth's New Special Girl Daddy on HBO Max: https://play.hbomax.com/feature/urn:hbo:feature:GXxCKIQ4nPMLCwgEAAAAD Listen to Beth's Podcast We Called Your Mom: https://www.instagram.com/wecalledyourmom/
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September 14, 2020
Ep 180: Kim McVicar (Funny or Die, MTV Video Music Awards, "Bree Does Comedy" with Bree Olson)
Kim McVicar has toured the world as a comic and was voted Most Popular Online Stand-Up in the United States by The Laugh Factory in 2016. She has also been featured on Funny or Die, The MTV Video Music Awards, and Bree Does Comedy with Bree Olson. Her debut special “Please Notice Me” is OUT NOW. Kim jumps in the Zoom to talk with Stephen about: -How Kim became a professional dancer and toured internationally before she got into comedy. -Kim's hilarious new special “Please Notice Me” and how she managed to get some sweet dance numbers in the special despite having ankle surgery 3 weeks prior. -How she and adult film star Bree Olson created, wrote, and starred in “Bree Does Comedy” where Bree leaves porn to pursue comedy. -Why Kim loves crows. Then the duo jumps into some self-help, including deciphering a quote from a robot, what to do after you killed a house plant your friend gave you, and more. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review on iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you listen! Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Kim! https://kimmcvicar.com/ https://www.instagram.com/kim.mcvicar/?hl=en https://www.instagram.com/tenderman2020 See Kim's new special "Please Notice Me" NOW! https://itunes.apple.com/us/movie/kim-mcvicar-please-notice-me/id1510846826
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September 11, 2020
Ep 179: Jon Fletcher
Jon Fletcher is a local Phoenix comedian, craftsman, and greeter at the Tempe Improv. Jon joins Stephen, Eric, and Kam to talk about: -How badass Jon’s voice is. -How he lost part of his index finger. -How he got a job at the Tempe Improv and how he's improved in comedy through the exposure to and conversations with the pros like Pablo Francisco, Craig Robinson, Tony Hinchcliffe, and more. -Why the Tempe Improv is so special and other owners need to take a page from their book. -His experience working with furniture making, making things with leather, and why he needs to be the next Leather Man.  Then the quartet leaps into their leather suits to become self-help superheroes. First they decipher a quote from a robot, figuring out what to do with gifts you don't like, how to deal with dogs named Dennis Quaid, and more. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review on iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you listen! Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Jon! https://www.instagram.com/craftsmancomedy/ https://www.instagram.com/fletcherbuiltleatherwork See Jon perform at El Charro Hipster Bar & Cafe Wednesday, September 12 at 7:00pm!
01:27:40
September 7, 2020
Ep 178: Sidney Smith
Sidney Smith is a national touring comedian that started his comedy career in Phoenix and has shared the stage with comics like Damon Wayans, Russell Peters, Whitney Cummings, Roy Wood Jr., Pete Holmes, Sinbad, David Spade, Judd Apatow and many more. Sidney is a prolific comedy creator and has created sketches, produced shows, and is the host of various web shows and podcasts, including "Now That's Debatable".  Sidney dropped in to talk with Stephen about: -Sidney’s work outside his standup, including sketch writing, his online shows, and the importance of finding time to stretch yourself to be successful. -The importance of recognizing when something isn’t working and knowing when to move on. -Some of the most interesting open mic locations (LIKE AN ICE RINK) he frequented as he was growing before the Phoenix scene blew up. -How important it is for comedians to understand that comedy is a business and why it will never be enough for a comic just to be funny on stage. -And MUCH more.  Then Sidney & Stephen put their advice caps on and decipher a quote from Inspirobot, what to do about foods you no longer like, how to tell your bosses why you have a black eye, and more. Please subscribe and leave a review on iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you listen! Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Sidney! https://www.sidneysmithcre8tiv.com/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/sidneysmithcre8tiv/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SidneySmithCre8tiv/ Watch to Now That's Debatable LIVE at 6pm AZ time every Monday or Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, or wherever you listen to podcasts. https://www.sidneysmithcre8tiv.com/podcast See Sidney perform live in Mesa Sep 04, 8:00 PM – Sep 05, 10:00 PM Get tickets here: https://www.sidneysmithcre8tiv.com/tickets This Episode is sponsored by Expanse Real Estate in Phoenix, AZ. Head on over to https://www.expanserealestate.com/ or call 480-400-1745 to buy or sell your home in Phoenix or the surrounding areas!
01:01:59
September 3, 2020
Ep 177: Jade Catta-Preta Host of The Soup on E!
Jade Catta-Preta is a Brazilian-born comic and actress working in Los Angeles, New York and Brazil. She performs at comedy clubs all over the country both in English and Portuguese. Her credits include host of E!’s The Soup, MTV’s Girl Code and Punk’d, Comedy Central’s @Midnight and guest roles on Modern Family and The Jim Gaffigan Show. Jade pays Stephen a visit to talk about: -Jade moving from beautiful Brazil to quaint lil' Charlottsville, VA. -Going back to Brazil and making a documentary of her doing standup in Portuguese and how it has helped further shape her comedic style. -How Jade developed a resilience to rejection in comedy and acting and how it’s prepared her for amazing opportunities. -How Jade deals with looking like so many different celebrities. -How Jade became the NEW HOST of E!’s The Soup and what it’s like filming amid the pandemic. Then the two get into some self-help, including why it's bad to compare yourself to kale, how couples can split up tub time, and so much more.  Please subscribe and leave a review on iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you listen. Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Watch Jade on new episodes of The Soup Wednesdays at 11p on E! or stream on the NBC app. See Jade's Comedy Show "Me, Myself, and Zumba" October 17th at 7pm https://rushtix.com/events/jade-catta-preta/ Follow Jade! https://jadecattapreta.com/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/jadecattapreta/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/jadecattapreta Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jadecattapreta This Episode is sponsored by Expanse Real Estate in Phoenix, AZ. Head on over to https://www.expanserealestate.com/ or call 480-400-1745 to buy or sell your home in Phoenix or the surrounding areas!
35:40
August 31, 2020
Ep 176: Eric Bell
Eric Bell is a Las Vegas Stand Up Comedian and host of the TELL ME A STORY Podcast. Eric joins Stephen, Eric H., & Kam to talk about: -the art of finding the perfect pair of sunglasses for your face (and why Stephen’s face sucks). -how Eric found his voice in comedy and feels comfortable presenting his unique self to any crowd. -Carolina...the one that got away… -How he started his podcast “Tell Me a Story” and the unlikely source of inspiration. Then the quartet jumps head first into some self-help, including how to deal with 2 year olds with tantrums, tips for Sly to sell his whip, and more! Please subscribe and leave a review on iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you listen. Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Eric! IG: @bellcomedy TikTok: @bellcomedy Facebook: Bell Comedy Listen to the TELL ME A STORY Podcast! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/tell-me-a-story-podcast/id1495043747 This Episode is sponsored by Expanse Real Estate in Phoenix, AZ. Head on over to https://www.expanserealestate.com/ or call 480-400-1745 to buy or sell your home in Phoenix or the surrounding areas!
01:44:37
August 29, 2020
Ep 175: Amir K from CW's MADtv, Comedy Central, NBC's Last Comic Standing
Amir K is an Iranian-American comedian that starred on the cast of CW’s MADtv, appeared on Comedy Central, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, TruTv’s Comedy Knockout, and more. Amir is also an actor that’s starred in The Pyramid and won a SAG award for his role in Argo with Ben Affleck. Amir is also the host of the podcast “Salty Locks” and has a bachelor’s degree in History and Political Science. And if that wasn't enough, Amir is a polyglot.  Amir joins Stephen to talk about: -how Amir is taking time during the pandemic to recalibrate and focus on things like improving family dynamics. -how standup has made Amir more articulate (and how he’s still working on it). -why Amir started the podcast “Salty Locks” and where he wants to take it in the future. -the art of riffing on stage and how it can take comedy to the next level. -how Amir’s approach to comedy allows his fans to come see him night after night.  Then the two get into some self-help, including getting inspiration from a robot, how to make a painting for your boyfriend when you don't know how to paint, and the do's (or do-do's?) and don't's of colonoscopy prep.  Please subscribe and leave a review on iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you listen. Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/  See Amir perform at the House of Comedy in Phoenix July 27-30! https://az.houseofcomedy.net/attraction/amir-k/ Follow Amir! http://amircomedy.com/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/amircomedy/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/amircomedy FB: https://www.facebook.com/AMIRCOMEDY/ This Episode is sponsored by Expanse Real Estate in Phoenix, AZ. Head on over to https://www.expanserealestate.com/ or call 480-400-1745 to buy or sell your home in Phoenix or the surrounding areas!
56:45
August 26, 2020
Ep 174: Anthony Davis Winner of 2019 San Diego Comedy Festival
Anthony Davis is an LA based comedian that has won the 2019 San Diego Comedy Festival, been seen on NBC's "A New Leaf" and the Nationwide commercial for Bakblade and his debut album "Eat Around It" produced by Uproad Records is OUT NOW. Anthony joins Stephen to talk about: -Anthony’s experience living in Detroit as a teacher for 4 years. -His wife’s surprise about one of his bits about her in his special “Eat Around It” (4 days after the special came out). -How Anthony makes his shows more of an experience than just telling jokes to an audience to make them feel more involved. -How Anthony maneuvers through jokes where he knows the audience is going to pull back and reels them back in. -How and why Anthony became an ordained minister. Then the two gentlemen get into some self-help by interpreting a quote from robot Inspirobot, deciding whether you should ask your husband's boss for time off for him, how to stop having nightmares about aliens, and more. Listen to Anthony's debut album "Eat Around It" now! https://fuga.ffm.to/anthonydaviseataroundit Follow Anthony! http://www.adcomedy.com/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/adcomedy28/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/adcomedy28 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/southernfriedcomedy See Anthony perform in St. George Utah at Electric Comedy Theater Sept 18th & 19th https://www.eventbrite.com/e/electric-comedy-night-september-18th-tickets-116307529953 This Episode is sponsored by Expanse Real Estate in Chandler, AZ. Head on over to https://www.expanserealestate.com/ or call 480-400-1745 to buy or sell your home in Chandler or the surrounding areas! Head on over to https://www.goconditionone.com/ and enter POD10 for 10% off your next purchase!
01:19:58
August 24, 2020
Ep 173: Nick Scopes and The Gregalicious from The Mangina Dialogues
Comedian Nick Scopes & The Gregalicious (new name pending) are co-hosts of "The Mangina Dialogues" podcast, which features interviews with well-known comedians, actors, musicians and other pop culture figures. Nick & Greg stop by to talk to Stephen about: -How Greg & Nick met and ended up starting their podcast “The Mangina Dialogues” together. -How they released an episode a day in May because…"why not?” -The great guests they’ve had on their podcast, from Jamie Kennedy, Dani Daniels to Anthony Scaramucci (yes, you read that right). -How their theme song became an ice breaker. -Their non-interview format that makes their guests comfortable and their episodes so good (“g-licious”, perhaps?).  Please subscribe and leave a review on iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you listen. Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Listen to The Mangina Dialogues! TheManginaDialogues.com Follow The Mangina Dialogues! IG: https://www.instagram.com/themanginadialogues/ Follow Nick and Greg: IG: https://www.instagram.com/nickscopes/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/thegregalicious/
01:04:05
August 21, 2020
Ep 172: Michael Lenoci (FOX's "The Mick", "The Takeover" Podcast)
Michael Lenoci is a comedian and actor based in Los Angeles. Michael has appeared on the hit television show “The Mick” on FOX and the “Goatface Comedy Special” on Comedy Central. Michael tours extensively, performing at festivals, colleges, and clubs across the country, and is the host of "The Takeover" podcast. Michael joins Stephen to talk about: -His Keurig commercial (https://www.ispot.tv/ad/76AY/keurig-hint-doll) in 2012 and some of the challenges he's encountered when acting. -How important and refreshing it is to be who you are in your comedy and stop worrying about what other people think. -His brilliant bit about finding humor in one of the darkest times of his life. -How he got into podcasting and ended up going solo in “The Takeover”. Then they dive into some self-help by deciphering a quote from "Inspirobot", helping someone stop picking their belly button, what to do when you send a naughty pic and your guy says, "it's my bedtime", and so much more. Please subscribe and leave a review on iTunes, Stitcher, or wherever you listen. Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Michael @michaellenoci everywhere. http://www.michaellenoci.com/ Listen to Michael's podcast "The Takeover" wherever you listen to podcasts. http://www.michaellenoci.com/ https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-takeover-with-michael-lenoci/id1477892254 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSn-XQpUl9rjWX9eYhZ3fvA
48:36
August 17, 2020
Ep 171: Matt Micheletti
Matt Micheletti is a local Phoenix comedian and member of the sketch comedy group "Hot Phoenix Knights". Matt joins Stephen, Eric, and Kam to talk about how he got into comedy by trolling poetry slams, how he became an elder in the Phoenix comedy community and started to run mics in the valley, as well as his sketch comedy project "Hot Phoenix Knights". Then the gang gets into some self-help, including deciphering a quote from Inspirobot, making amends with your barber, if Mike Tyson could win a fight against a shark, and so much more. Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Matt! https://twitter.com/onmattalon https://www.instagram.com/mmicheletti435/?hl=en Watch "Hot Phoenix Knights" Sketches! Facebook.com/hotphoenixknights https://www.instagram.com/hotphoenixknights/?hl=en
01:01:16
August 10, 2020
Ep 170: Sarah Tollemache (Comedy Central's "Roast Battle", "Adam Devine's House Party")
Sarah Tollemache is a comedian based in NYC that has appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Late Late Show with James Corden, Adam Devine’s House Party, Comedy Central’s Roast Battle, and more. She has a podcast called "Vadge" with Adrienne Iapalucci and her DEBUT album “Voluptuous Boy” is out NOW.  Sarah drops by to talk to Stephen about: -The importance of audience targeting and social media algorithms when releasing an album. -The specific reason for Sarah’s ordering of her bits in her album. -Sarah’s sketches and how she started getting into sketch writing. -How moving to New York propelled Sarah's comedy career. -How important social media is and how you can get booked by being funny there. -how important it is to be patient. Then they put their heads together to give some advice, including deciphering a quote from a robot, finding the "new normal" handshake, and so much more. Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Listen to Sarah's New Album "Voluptuous Boy": https://tlbrecords.lnk.to/TollemacheIN Follow Sarah! https://www.sarahtcomedy.com/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/stollemache/?hl=en Twitter: https://twitter.com/stollemache Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ComedianSarahTollemache See Sarah perform live TONIGHT at Arlington Draft House in VA: https://acdh.arlingtondrafthouse.com/event.cfm?cart&id=542503
56:30
August 7, 2020
Ep 169: J Chris Newberg
J Chris Newberg is a comedian, writer, and musician that has performed on America’s Got Talent, the Tonight Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live & Comedy Central. He has toured with Russell Peters and written songs for American Idol. He is in fact the funniest person that you have never heard of. Yet.  Some of your favorite comedians have used his jokes on SNL, Late Night With David Letterman, Chelsea Lately and The Conan O’Brien show. J Chris stops by to talk to Stephen about how he got into comedy (and out of a rock band), what it was like to perform on America's Got Talent and return to roast Piers Morgan, how he got a job on Ben Gleib's "Idiotest" and so much more. Then the two chaps get into some self-help, including how to overcome your fear of needles and how to get your nosy friends' noses out of your books. Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow J Chris Newberg! IG: https://www.instagram.com/thechrisarmy/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/thechrisarmy Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheChrisArmy/ Listen to J Chris' new podcast, "Heroin Has a Great Publicist" https://heroinhasagreatpublicistpodcast.libsyn.com/ See J Chris perform live at Rick Bronson's House of Comedy: https://az.houseofcomedy.net/attraction/j-chris-newberg/
34:32
August 5, 2020
Ep 168: Aisha Alfa ("Degrassi: Next Class", "Criminal Minds", "Bill Burr Presents: All the Parts")
Aisha Alfa is an international comedian, host and actor. She’s been seen on shows like “Criminal Minds”, “Degrassi: Next Class” and has done stand-up at venues and comedy festivals all over the world. Her debut album “All the Parts” is out now.   Aisha joins Stephen to talk about: -The amazing things she did before comedy like playing professional soccer, living in South Korea (playing both soccer and Gaelic Football!), learning French in France, and how she ended up finding and becoming fulfilled by acting & comedy. -The mishaps that prevented her from releasing her first two albums and how it ended up making her special “All the Parts” that much more... well, special. -How Bill Burr supported the production of her special and the cool way he introduced her. -How she finds the time to continue to grow in comedy while balancing family and other responsibilities. -Why she started up the weekly “Shout Out Show” with Sophia Zolan and Wynter Spears and how they're spreading positivity in a time we need it most. -Why it’s good to send “love letters” to people that inspire you or bring you joy. -The value of being a nice person. -And SO MUCH MORE.  Then they get into some self-help, including deciphering a quote from a robot, counsel a couple that can't agree on cashier convesations, and....how to beach.   Send questions & Inspirobot quotes here: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Follow A Comedy Advice Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review!   Aisha is an incredible person. Here's how you can support her! Follow Aisha! http://www.aishaalfa.com/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/aishaalfa/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/aishaalfa Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AishaAlfaComedy Listen to Aisha's NEW comedy album "All The Parts" available now on iTunes, Pandora, or Spotify, or anywhere in the link below! https://800pgr.lnk.to/AishaID Watch Aisha's comedy special "All The Parts" streaming for FREE right now on All Things Comedy Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=te4rcxP5wPc Check out the Shout Out Show w/Aisha Alfa, Sophia Zolan, and Wynter Spears every Thursday at 5pm PST/8pm EST: https://www.dynastytypewriter.com/sos
01:17:19
August 3, 2020
Ep 167: Lexi DeeMarie
Lexi DeeMarie is a fast rising local comedian. She is a regular at the Tempe Improv, performs at various clubs around the valley and out of state. She has even received accolades at The Comedy Store in LA! She also had a brand new podcast coming out soon (name TBD). Lexi joins Stephen, Eric, & Kam to talk about: -how her mom got her to try stand-up comedy. -the catalyst for her rising in the local scene and becoming a regular at the Tempe Improv. -what she learned from meeting some of the best comedians out there like Angela Johnson and Nate Bargatze. -and more! Then the gang jumps on the self-help train by deciphering a quote from a robot, trying some celebrity impressions, deciding whether a coffin is an appropriate gift for a significant other, and more! Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review! Send us questions acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com Follow us on IG: @acomedyadvicepodcast Follow Lexi! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexi.deemarie Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamlexideemarie/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJVCg7Ca577yJ_fXExDpDkw
01:05:14
July 31, 2020
Ep 166: Jamie Lissow from Netflix's "Real Rob"
Jamie Lissow is a revered comedian seen on The Tonight Show, The Late Late Show, Comedy Central, Dry Bar Comedy, and more.  He’s also a writer, actor, and producer known for CBS’ “Man with a Plan”, Netflix’s “Real Rob”. Jamie sits down to pay Stephen a visit to talk about: -Jamie’s Drybar Special “Something Awesome” and some of Jamie’s alternative names. -The signs from the universe that led Jamie to dipping his toe into the comedy water. -Why comedians can accomplish so much more if they do more than just stand-up.  -How Jamie became such a darn good listener.  -How Jamie met Rob Schneider, how they ended up touring together, and what it was like co-producing/acting on "Real Rob" (Jamie also lets me know what a producer does).  -His experience as a producer/writer on CBS’ “Man with a Plan” and how it’s cancellation turned into other opportunities. -How he’s been able to make things work in quarantine by appreciating what he has and letting things fall into place without over worrying.  Then Jamie and Stephen get cracking on some self-help, including deciphering a quote from a robot gone homicidal, how to show record execs you're cool and hip on a Zoom meeting, whether or not you should spritz your letters in perfume, and so much more.  Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow ACAP on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Jamie!  http://www.jamielissow.com/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/iamjamielissow/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/JamieLissow See Jamie perform live July 30 - Aug 2nd!  https://az.houseofcomedy.net/attraction/jamie-lissow/
01:23:43
July 30, 2020
Ep 165: Liz Miele (Comedy Central, FOX, Hulu, NPR's "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me")
Liz Miele is an NYC-based comedian that has appeared on Comedy Central, FOX, Hulu and NPR’s "Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me". She regularly tours internationally, has two albums out on Spotify and iTunes and just released her first special SELF HELP ME available on YouTube. She also cohosts the medical advice podcast "2 Non Doctors" alongside friend and comedian Maria Shehata. Liz joins Stephen to talk about: -how Liz used to refine material before lockdown and new alternatives she's found to continue honing her comedy craft. -how she takes small moments that affect her viscerally and develops jokes that are super relatable. -her new special SELF HELP ME (out on YouTube now!) and how she adapted to releasing her special in the middle of the pandemic. -her reaction to people saying, “I like you and I don’t usually like female comics”. Then they get into some self-help, including a quote from a robot, how to stop saying "sorry" all the time, and the best engraved message for a compass for a boyfriend. And so much more. Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Don't forget to Subscribe and Leave a Review on iTunes  or Stitcher!  Follow Liz! https://lizmiele.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lizmiele/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/lizmiele Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lizmielecomedy YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/LizMiele Watch Liz’s Special SELF HELP ME on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kD9bm1EFSpI Listen to 2 Non Doctors! https://linktr.ee/2nondoctors Preorder her book “Why Cats Are Assholes” coming out Jan 2021: https://www.amazon.com/Why-Cats-are-Assholes-Miele-ebook/dp/B084G9K2Y7
01:18:20
July 27, 2020
Ep 164: Shan Spies
Local Phoenix comedian Shan Spies drops by to talk with Stephen & Eric about how she got into stand-up, her sugar daddy troubles, and how she got out of doing meth in a bathroom. Then the trio gets into self-help by deciphering a quote from a robot, finding harmony between pet parakeets and and cats, what to do in the Arctic when you're bored, and so much more. Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow us on IG: @acomedyadvicepodcast Subscribe and Leave a Review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Follow Shan! IG: @shanspeez Listen to Shan's Podcast "Seriously, Shan?": https://open.spotify.com/show/737Bj6cJNUn1u8dAyQrSmj Promo: Positively Wolfie Podcast
01:06:45
July 24, 2020
Ep 163: Mark "Jiggy" Jigarjian: Opener for The Impractical Jokers
Mark "Jiggy" Jigarjian is a stand up comedian, podcaster, musician, chef, and more. He signed on to The Impractical Jokers Tour as opening act and has been performing to sold out theaters coast to coast for over 5 years, including performing for a sold out Madison Square Garden.  He’s also headlined sold out shows internationally in the U.K. and Ireland, has been seen on Food Network’s Cooks vs. Cons, TruTV’s Jokers Wild & After Party, "Impractical Jokers: The Movie" and heard on some the nation’s top podcasts like "Girls Gotta Eat". Jiggy joins Stephen to talk about: -how he's adapted to quarantine with his "Tastes Funny" virtual events where he tries to cook while getting sabatouged by the audience. -how he met The Jokers and what it's like going on tour with them (including punishments!). -what it was like performing at Madison Square Garden and how he had to adapt near the end of his performance! -his new horror/comedy film project and the GENIUS way he's funding it. -his BRAND NEW PROJECT "THE SNOOZERS" on Spotify where he makes sleep sounds for helping you get the rest you need. Then they get into the self-help - deciphering a quote from a robot, helping price foot pics, and whether or not you should wear to close on your home.  Also, The Impractical Jokers make a surprise appearance at the end! Support A Comedy Advice Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Subscribe & leave a review on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher! Listen to "The Snoozers" on Spotify! https://open.spotify.com/artist/1T3j2bYN7pPBibJ3FsPBdv?si=DFf9ya3wRqmaTf0gm_O2cA Follow Jiggy! http://www.jiggycomedy.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Jiggycomedy Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jiggycomedy/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jiggycomedy/ Sign up to join Jiggy's next virtual event: http://www.jiggycomedy.com/virtualevents
01:01:06
July 20, 2020
Ep 162: Craig Conant (MTV's "Greatest Party Story Ever Told", Community Service Podcast)
Comedian Craig Conant was recently selected by the "Just For Laughs" Comedy Festival as a New Face and his appearance on MTV's Greatest Party Story Ever Told has won acclaim for his unique voice. In the stand-up scene, Craig has quickly made a name for himself while sharing the stage alongside his buddies Bobby Lee, Theo Von, Michael Yo, AND MORE. He also has a hilarious and insightful podcast called Community Service.  Craig stops by to talk with Stephen about his drug problems, how he got clean, and how comedy, dodgeball, and podcasting help him stay sober. Craig also regales us with one of his best poop stories. Then they give some self-help to a dude that wants to shave his chest against his dad's will, how to impress a girl at a fireworks show, and so much more. Become a Patron for early/ad free releases and BONUS content: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review! PHOENIX! See Craig perform at Rick Bronson's House of Comedy July 23-26! Buy Tickets Here: https://az.houseofcomedy.net/attraction/craig-conant/ Follow Craig! https://craigconant.com/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/craigpconant/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/craigpconant YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC13nDJVX4WHptGVoEB1e3XA/feed Listen to the Community Service Podcast! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/community-service-with-craig-conant/id1441475405
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July 17, 2020
Ep 161: Crotch Rot with Todd Slade
Todd Slade has seen Comedy Central, Netflix, Amazon Prime, and MTV. Yeah, he's got cable.  Todd joins Stephen, Eric, & Kam to decipher a quote from a robot, give tips for how not to rage quit, get into some sex advice, and so much more. Subscribe to Patreon for exclusive, early, and ad free content: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow A Comedy Advice Podcast on social! IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Send a question: acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com
47:60
July 16, 2020
Ep 160: Phillip Jewell from Wow, He Said That! Entertainment
Phillip Jewell is a Phoenix comedian that’s performed all over the valley and part of the “Wow, He Said That” comedy production team that has put on over 25 shows last year before COVID.  Phillip joins Stephen, Anthony, and Kam to talk about how he got into comedy through writing, his first gig at a barber shop, and how he ended up creating "Wow, He Said That" to host shows as a way to get more stage time. Then, the gang deciphers a quote from a robot, give tips on how to ease into being a burglar, talk about the pros and cons of Kanye running for president, and so much more. Phillip was an amazing guest and you're gonna love  it. Yes, you Sara.  Subscribe and leave a review! Support us on Patreon to get bonus content and early releases: Follow us on IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Follow Phillip: IG: https://www.instagram.com/therealphillipjewell/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/phillip.jewell.7 Follow "Wow, He Said That" to catch amazing shows in PHX! https://www.instagram.com/wowhesaidthatent/ See Phillip perform at his show "Ready or Not" at Rick Bronson's House of Comedy: https://az.houseofcomedy.net/attraction/are-you-ready-or-not/
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July 15, 2020
Ep 159: Tracey Carnazzo from "Teen Mom Trash Talk", "90 Day Fiancé Trash Talk", and "Only in New York" Podcasts
Tracey Carnazzo is a comedian and podcast host from New York City. Tracey hosts the podcasts "Teen Mom Trash Talk", "90 Day Fiancé Trash Talk", and "Only in New York" (which all sit on iTunes Top Charts) and is a regular on the comedy podcast, "Keith and the Girl" where she was voted "Best New Guest". Tracey has been featured on Elite Daily, Refinery 29, Bravo, MTV, FX and VICE as well as multiple comedy festivals. Tracey is a regular at NYC venues and performs all over the country. Tracey stops by to chat with Stephen about what it's like right now for someone living with germaphobia, her VICE documentary and the hate she got, her podcasts, and so much more. Then they decipher a quote from a robot, help a person that hates fruit, and give relationship advice to a girl that's boyfriend still has a Tinder account. Don't forget to subscribe & leave a review! Support ACAP on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Check out Tracey's projects at https://traceycarnazzo.com/ Follow Tracey! https://www.instagram.com/trixietuzzini/ https://twitter.com/trixietuzzini https://www.facebook.com/TraceyCarnazzoComedy/ Listen to "Teen Mom Trash Talk"! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/teen-mom-trash-talk/id1260809937?mt=2 Listen to "90 Day Fiance Trash Talk"! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/90-day-fiance-trash-talk/id1443605842?ign-mpt=uo%3D4&mt=2 Listen to "Only in New York"! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/only-in-new-york/id1494025482
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July 13, 2020
Ep 158: Reese Witherspoon is NOT Hot?! with Eder
Stephen's friend and ex-roommate Eder joins Stephen, Anthony, and Kam to talk about a quote from a robot, if it's a good idea to give up alcohol for a girlfriend, Dennis Quaid's VERY young wife and so much more! Support us on Patreon and get EARLY RELEASE to AD FREE episodes: https://www.patreon.com/acomedyadvicepodcast Follow us! https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ https://twitter.com/acomedypodcast Send us questions, quotes & more at acomedyadvicepodcast@gmail.com. 
48:05
July 10, 2020
Ep 157: Tony B with Debut Album "Day Drinker"
Tony B is a regular feature and emcee at Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy here in Phoenix and has performed comedy all over. His debut album Day Drinker is OUT NOW and can be consumed on Spotify, Apple Music, and iTunes. He’ll also be seen at the Big Pine Comedy Festival this September. Tony joins Stephen to talk about how he got into comedy in Chicago, the benefits of going to comedy festivals, how many opportunites clean comedy has and how comics can do both, and more. Then they put their self-help hats on and decipher a quote from a robot, help a lonely birthday boy, offer ways to get your tooth pulled immediately, and so much more. Listen to Tony's Album Day Drinker now! Listen on iTunes: https://music.apple.com/us/album/day-drinker/1506749039 Listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/1WIrh8ToNjcB7y6I51xtkR Follow Tony! https://www.facebook.com/tonybcomedy/ https://www.instagram.com/tonybcomedy/?hl=en https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiz5iYyTeiroFRrRm9FmkTg
01:00:15
July 6, 2020
Ep 156: Carmen Lynch (Conan, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Late Show with David Letterman, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert)
Comedian Carmen Lynch has been featured on a string of late night shows including The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Late Show with David Letterman, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Conan, and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Her comedy album “Dance Like You Don’t Need the Money” was reviewed by The New York Times as “one of five to stream” and was voted the #1 comedy album in 2017 by SiriusXM and her NEW ALBUM "Vertically Obese" is OUT NOW.  Carmen joins Stephen to talk about what it was like living with her boyfriend and his family for 3 months in quarantine, Carmen’s new podcast "The Human Centipod", being bilingual and doing comedy in Spanish, and of course her NEW ALBUM "Vertically Obese". Then they give advice to folks with face tattoos, how to get rid of sunburns QUICK, and the best way to get used to your Heelys. Get Carmen's Album "Vertically Obese" NOW! https://music.apple.com/us/album/vertically-obese/1518498893 Listen to "The Human Centipod"! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-human-centipod/id1506820989 Follow Carmen! http://carmenlynch.com/ https://www.instagram.com/carmencomedian/?hl=en https://twitter.com/CarmenComedian https://www.facebook.com/CarmenComedian/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRe7eX8nv8ww-N_tJbRsHHg https://www.tiktok.com/@carmencomedian?source=h5_m
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July 3, 2020
Ep 155: Ricardo Leon from the One, Two, Three, Jokes! Podcast
Comedian & podcaster Ricardo Leon is one of the hosts of One, Two, Three, Jokes! Podcast. He drops by to help Stephen & Rand sprinkle some self-help on the masses. They decipher a quote from Tommy Wiseau, help a student protect his lunchables from vulturing classmates, tell Blake Griffin how to be better, and so much more. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review!! Follow Ricardo! IG: https://www.instagram.com/ricstar_/ Listen to One, Two, Three, Jokes! Podcast: https://onetwothreejokes.podbean.com/
40:55
July 3, 2020
Ep 154: Erik Escobar from NBC's Last Comic Standing, Buzzfeed, EPIX's "Sex Life"
Erik Escobar is a comedian seen on Last Comic Standing, Buzzfeed, EPIX's Season 2 of "Sex Life", and on the stage giving a TED Talk! Erik drops by to hang out with Stephen, Eric, and Anthony to talk about his pre-episode accident, how he got into comedy through making an appearance on Last Comic Standing, what it's like doing comedy in LA, his many appearances on Buzzfeed, including dressing his parents as an emo kid, his Ted talk, and more. Then they get into self-help by deciphering a quote from a robot, helping chubby midwestern children avoid hiking, and so much more. Don't forget to subscribe and LEAVE A REVIEW! Follow Erik! IG: @erikescobar TEDx talk Creating A More Fulfilling Lifestyle Through Humor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXr-PRmffQE Rizzle: https://rizzle.tv/u/erikescobar https://www.epix.com/series/sex-life
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June 29, 2020
Ep 153: Kam Sneed from Kill Tony
Stephen, Eric, and guest Kam Sneed get together to put their thinking caps on and give some advice. First, they decipher a quote from a robot, then help a grandchild learn how to teach grams how to stop taking pics of her mouth, talk about orgasm scented candles, and much more. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hyperbrole-a-comedy-advice-podcast/id1326620580?mt=2 Thanks to Nathan H, Kevin B, and Samena for the comments. Follow us! https://acomedyadvicepodcast.com/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/acomedyadvicepodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/acomedypodcast Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/acomedyadvicepodcastnetwork
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June 26, 2020
Ep 152: Joel Byars from the Hot Breath! Podcast
Joel Byars has been in comedy for 10 years and just released his very own stand-up special! He’s also the host of the award winning podcast “Hot Breath” that makes comedy accessible to anyone through his experience and FAQ's from his star-studded guest list including Mark Normand, Alonzo Bodden, Nate Bargatze, and more.  Joel joins Stephen & Eric to talk about how he got into comedy, performing comedy in strip clubs and some not-so-safe places when starting out, how he put together his own 2 week tour and produced his comedy special, how he’s interviewed over 200 comedians on his podcast Hot Breath, the role his wife had in his comedy and in the podcast, why he does clean comedy, and SO MUCH MORE. Go to https://www.joelbyarscomedy.com/ to order Joel's special! Listen to Joel's Podcast Hot Breath! https://www.youtube.com/c/HotBreathPod Follow Joel! https://www.facebook.com/HotBreathPod/ https://www.instagram.com/hotbreathpod/ https://www.youtube.com/c/HotBreathPod https://twitter.com/hotbreathpod
01:10:00
June 23, 2020
Ep 151: April Walterscheid
April Walterscheid is a comedian and a pesky vegan. She has been to the American Girl Store more than once and she regularly spends $600 at Whole Foods (she lives there now). She recently got arrested for sneaking out of quarantine to get boba tea while living in Los Angeles. April joins Stephen & Eric to talk about how she got into comedy and impressions super young by making people think she had brothers and sisters, how she started and then stopped her podcast “Please Send Dick Pics”, and how she is able to do her incredible impressions like Joan Rivers, Gilbert Gottfried, Madonna, and more. Then the trio gets into some self-help, including how to be a famous rapper with no experience and Tekashi 6ix9ine's best next steps after prison. Don't forget to subscribe, tell a friend, and leave a review! Follow April! www.instagram.com/apriloneil www.twitter.com/aprilwaltershyd www.venmo.com/april-walterscheid www.facebook.com/aprilwalterscheid www.youtube.com/aprilwalterscheid
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June 19, 2020
Ep 150: Jimmy Shubert (Comedy Central Presents, King of Queens, Entourage)
Jimmy Shubert is a comedian from Philly that’s been doing stand-up for 30+ years. He's been on 2014’s Last Comic Standing, Sam Kinison's "Outlaws of Comedy," and he has just released his latest album ZERO TOLERANCE which reached #1 on the iTunes Comedy Charts. He’s also a fantastic actor seen in King of Queens, Entourage, Coyote Ugly, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, and MORE. Jimmy joins Stephen to talk about his new album, how watching the news is bad, how everybody needs to just calm down, the best way to get into "monk mode" and the best way to have a threesome. See Jimmy live at Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy (TONIGHT to Sunday!): https://az.houseofcomedy.net/attraction/jimmy-shubert/ See Jimmy’s Special Zer0 Tolerance: http://comedy.jimmyshubert.com/ https://music.apple.com/us/album/zero-tolerance/1498305576 Follow Jimmy! https://www.jimmyshubert.com/ https://www.facebook.com/jimmyshubert/ https://twitter.com/JimmyShubert https://www.instagram.com/jimmyshubert/ https://www.youtube.com/user/Comedypro
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June 19, 2020
Ep 149: Neel Nanda (Comedy Central's "Adam Devine's House Party", Jimmy Kimmel Live)
Neel Nanda is a comedian, actor, and writer seen on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Comedy Central, Hulu, and Amazon. He has performed all over the country with some of the country’s greatest acts. He hosts one of the Top 10 Stand up Shows in LA according to LA Weekly and he convinced Adam Sandler to perform at one of the shows (listen how on the episode!). Neel joins Stephen to talk about filming Adam Devine's House Party on Comedy Central in Hawaii and how Adam Devine gave Neel VIP treatment at his luau. Neel also gets into how he was able to do 30-50 shows a MONTH for the past 4-5 years, how he ended up closing a show with Bill Burr, Jay Mohr, Demetri Martin, Iliza Schlesinger, Dane Cook, Sarah Silverman, Neal Brennan, and Anthony Jeselnik (and what Anthony told him before he went on), his very awkward conversation with Dmitri Martin, and so much more. Then the boys get into helping people by interpreting an inspirational quote created by a robot, teaching girls how to make their man more clingy, how to make your poetry page blow up, and so much more. Don't forget to subscribe, tell a friend, and leave a review! Follow Neel! http://www.neelnanda.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/neelnanda/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NeelNanda TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@neelnandacomedy YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmzYZCoOFlnpZD9ed4meOzQ
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June 16, 2020
Ep 148: Paul Virzi from Comedy Central's "Bill Burr Presents: I'll Say This", "The King of Staten Island"
Paul Virzi a stand-up comedian with a hot "newish" special on Comedy Central “Bill Burr Presents Paul Virzi: I’ll Say This’ His comedy album Night At The Stand was #1 on iTunes and reached #4 on Billboards Top 100. He’s performed around North America with Bill Burr in some places you may have heard of like Madison Square Garden, The Chicago Theatre and Carnegie Hall. He can also be seen in the movie The King of Staten Island with Pete Davidson out now! And for all you Phoenix listeners he’s coming to CB LIVE THIS WEEKEND. Tickets Here: https://phxevents.cblive.com/events/39832 Paul joins Stephen to talk about his role in The King of Staten Island with Pete Davidson and working directly with Judd Apatow, the resurgence of his 2018 Comedy Central special and how Paul’s bits went viral on TikTok (and how he found out about it!). Then they dig into some self-help by decoding an inspirational quote from a robot, how a husband can stop sleep-thrashing and sleep-kicking in his sleep, and more. Follow Paul! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paulvirzi/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/PaulVirzi Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/paulvirzi TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@paulvirzi YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXPqPQdJZO7AoU0C3oED4PQ/ Check out Paul Virzi's Special on Comedy Central: http://www.cc.com/episodes/tc6oql/bill-burr-presents-paul-virzi--i-ll-say-this-bill-burr-presents-paul-virzi--i-ll-say-this-season-1-ep-101 See the TikTok bit that blew up: https://www.tiktok.com/@standup/video/6823075756210457861?lang=en Listen to The Virzi Effect: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-virzi-effect/id436571427?ign-mpt=uo%3D4&mt=2
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June 12, 2020
Ep 147: Sam Bear from Sam Bear Comedy
Samantha Bearman (her stage name is Sam Bear) founded and runs Bear Cave Comedy, is a contributing journalist for The Syndrome Magazine, competed for Jimmy Kimmel's funniest college student in America and has a beta fish named Francisco Diego, a black cat named Madame Cleo, and a dog named Gusto. She is based out of Santa Barbara and has lived in three different countries. Sam drops by to talk with Stephen & Eric about farms, gifts for kids obsessed with landmarks, ideas for helping a crush that's afraid of the dark, and so much more! Don't forget to subscribe, tell a friend, and leave a review! Follow Sam Bear: Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/sambearcomedy/ TikTok: @sambearcomedy www.samanthabearman.com Get tickets to her show on June 25th to support the Pacific Pride Foundation of Santa Barbara https://bearcavecomedy.simpletix.com/e/54430
01:00:58
June 12, 2020
Ep 146: Ben Polizzi (Barstool Sports, Men's Humor)
Ben Polizzi is a rising star in stand-up crushing it in INDY and beyond. He is a social media superstar and has amassed hundreds of thousands of followers across IG, Twitter, Tik Tok, and YouTube where he can be seen alongside Joey Mulinaro making faces or making hilarious solo sketches. Ben also has a hilarious podcast with a name to match the vibe (“Espresso”). Ben stops by to talk to Stephen about the science of how he makes videos go viral, his approach to getting into stand-up by using a digital presence to show people he’s funny and get tushies in seats, the last time he sat on a girl, and SO MUCH MORE.  Then the we get into the self-help by giving advice to a mom that can't get her daughter to stop humming, help a guy that can't cry while watching tv, and more. Don't forget to subscribe, tell a friend, and leave a review! Follow Ben: IG: https://www.instagram.com/benedictpolizzi/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/BenPolizzi TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@benedictpolizzi?source=h5_m Website:https://www.benpolizzi.com/ Cameo:https://www.cameo.com/benedictpolizzi Check out Ben's podcast, The Espresso! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXRwNZpU67AK24r5QGfIfCw
01:05:09
June 9, 2020
Ep 145: Adam Ray from "The Bellman", "Ghostbusters", "The Heat" with Melissa McCarthy & More!
Adam Ray is a prolific entertainer. He's a comedian, actor, voice actor, and podcaster...and he's phenomenal at all of it. He's a stand-up comedian with a killer “newish” special “Read the Room” and is back on the road coming to Phoenix, AZ June 5-7th. He’s a voiceover artist that can be heard in commercials, video games, Movies & TV shows, including voicing Slimer in 2016’s “Ghostbusters” and the animated medieval comedy “Crossing Swords” coming to Hulu June 12th. He’s also been seen in the flesh on TV & Movies like Netflix’s “Arrested Development,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm”, Melissa McCarthy's “The Heat”  and most recently starring in “The Bellman”. He is also the host of the About Last Night Podcast with a star-studded guest list. Adam Drops by to tell Stephen about his spot-on Robert Downey Jr. impression, how he became so good at crowdwork (along with moments where it didn't go as planned), how he feels coming back into stand-up, and so much more. Follow Adam: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/adamraycomedy/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/adamraycomedy Website: http://adamraycomedy.com/ Listen to About Last Night: https://www.aboutlastnightpodcast.com/ See Adam in Phoenix at CB Live: https://phxevents.cblive.com/events/39516
37:11
June 3, 2020
Ep 144: Brad Williams from Netflix's "The Degenerates"
Comedian Brad Williams has appeared on numerous TV shows including Dave Attell’s Comedy Underground, Live at Gotham, the Tonight Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Mind of Mencia, and more. He’s also had two comedy specials on Showtime and was featured on Netflix’s comedy show “The Degenerates”. He drops by to talk about weird things that happen during sex that throw you off, then they give advice for someone that hates the color orange, how to atone for ball and gooch rubs, and so much more. Follow Brad: https://www.bradwilliamscomedy.com/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/bradwilliamscomic/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/funnybrad Cameo: https://www.cameo.com/BradWilliamsComic See Brad Live in Phoenix at Stand-up Live! https://phoenix.standuplive.com/events/39513
52:59
June 2, 2020
Ep 143: Jill Kimmel from Comedy Central's, "Kevin Hart: Hart of the City"
Jill Kimmel is an esteemed comedian based in Arizona. She was featured performing on Kevin Hart’s “Hart of the City” on Comedy Central and has worked with some of the highest caliber comedians like Norm Macdonald, Jeffrey Ross, DL Hughley and other great comedians at Bonkerz comedy club, Stand Up Live, the Improv comedy club, The Comedy Store and other respected venues around the country. She’s performed for the troops overseas on 5 different tours and has recently given a TEDx talk about embracing her roots by running away from them. This week, Jill joins Stephen, Eric, and Anthony to talk about how she got into comedy at a later age and still ended up crushing it, how she got on Comedy Central’s Hart of the City with Kevin Hart, how she takes on being a woman in stand-up, and about her TEDx talk where she talked about her famous brother and how she ended up embracing her roots. Then comes the advice. Follow Jill! IG: https://www.instagram.com/itsmejillkimmel/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/itsmejillkimmel https://www.jillkimmel.com/
01:18:48
June 1, 2020
Ep 142: "Big Irish" Jay Hollingsworth from All Def Digital, Winner March Comedy Madness
"Big Irish" Jay Hollingsworth is a stand-up comedian, actor and writer. He once wrote a joke on a game show that made Bill Engvall stop production to say that the joke was genius. Find out what it was on this episode.  His "charmingly brutal" style has earned him first place in the March Comedy Madness Competition, The Best of Boston and he was a finalist in the Bay Area Black Comedy Competition. Don't worry, we ask how a white guy accomplished that.  Jay's stand-up clips and appearances on All Def Digital have earned over 100 million views across YouTube and all social media platforms. Beyond his appearance on ACAP, he has also been a guest on some of the country's top podcasts such as "About Last Night," Robert Kelly's "You Know What Dude," Greg Fitzsimmons "Fitzdog Radio" and Doug Benson's "Doug Loves Movies" and "Benson Interruption" He's also got his own podcast - "The Hollingsworthless Program". Jay pays Stephen and Eric a visit to talk about how his life in comedy, then they proceed to give advice for how to deal with being called a clown, why Tom Brady is amazing and awful, and so much more. Don't forget to subscribe, tell a friend, and leave a review on Apple Podcasts! Follow Jay: https://www.bigirishjay.com/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/bigirishjay/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/bigirishjay Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thebigirishjay Go see Jay at the House of Comedy: Tickets here: https://az.houseofcomedy.net/attraction/big-irish-jay-hollingsworth/ Listen to the Hollingsworthless Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/mn/podcast/the-hollingsworthless-program/id542275854
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May 28, 2020
Ep 141: Nicky Paris from The Wendy Williams Show, MTV
Nicky Paris is an Italian-American stand-up comedian from New York who has performed on the biggest stages of NY and LA. Nicky has been seen on Wendy Williams's show as their man on the street, and will be one of the comics featured on Audible’s 2020 Pride Special for his epic coming out story. He also recently performed on the acclaimed Don’t Tell My Mother show alongside Teri Hatcher (Desperate Housewives), Bobby Berk (Queer Eye) and Betty Who (Singer/Songwriter). Nicky drops in from his pool to chat with Stephen & Eric about how he got into comedy, what it was like headlining at Caroline's Comedy Club in NYC with his WHOLE FAMILY watching, his debut at the Hollywood Laugh Factory right after John Stamos' live Q&A, and his podcast with Dean McDermott and Adam Hunter with a tagline he did NOT sign up for. Then the boys dive headfirst into some self-help, including deciphering a quote created by a robot, how to not make it awkward when watching kissing on tv with your parents, and so much more. Follow Nicky! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nickyparisbitch/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/NickyParisBitch Check out Nicky's Podcast Daddy Issues: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/daddy-issues-dean-mcdermott-adam-hunter-nicky-paris/id1467583179
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May 25, 2020
Ep 140: Michael Longfellow from NBC's Bring the Funny, Conan
Comedian Michael Longfellow has performed on Conan, was a semi-finalist in NBC's Bring the Funny, and is on TBS' list of Comics to Watch. He drops by to chat with Stephen & Eric about his glorious achievements, then helps them help others by giving advice to a sucker who forgot his dad's birthday, giving his thoughts on Elon Musk's new baby's robot name, and so much more. Don't forget to subscribe, tell a friend, and leave a review! Follow Michael! https://www.michaellongfellow.com/ https://www.instagram.com/longfellow_michael/ https://twitter.com/Longfellowww TikTok: @michael_longfellow
53:34
May 18, 2020