The Other Side Podcast
Whenever we get the chance, we talk to funny people about comedy and other stuff. It's all free for your to listen ...
For eight years, Brian was one of the funniest guys on "TMZ." But the last few years, he's been branching out from that gig to acting, parenting, AND stand-up comedy.
The PG County native talks to us about his very eclectic and very cool career in the entertainment industry. Have a listen, then come to the DC Improv lounge on November 12 to see Brian headline.
You know Tony Perkins from his work on Fox 5 and "Good Morning America." You've heard him on "The Tony Perkins Show" podcast, which tapes live at the Improv on October 8.
But did you know that Tony worked for a decade as a stand-up comedian? He stops into the Improv to tell us about his experiences on the comedy stage -- and whether he'll ever do it again.
Sean Patton makes his DC Improv headlining debut on September 29, closing out our DC Beer Week celebration with DC Brau. So we got him on the phone to say hi, tell us about his amazing comedic storytelling powers and share a drinking story.
Check out this chat, then get your tickets for 9/29 ...
Lots of people know Roy Wood Jr. from "The Daily Show," but that's only the latest phase of his career. He's one of the great working road comics, who spent his 20s driving hundreds of thousands of miles to comedy gigs around the South and Midwest.
Now that the road has brought him to the DC Improv (headlining September 2-4) he tells us about his experiences, and how they shaped the comedy he's producing today.
Tony Roberts is one of the most purely entertaining headliners in the game ... and we've got him back headlining for a second year in a row (July 28-31).
On Friday morning, Tony and feature act Katrina Pope came by the club for another podcast interview ... or more accurately, we turned the mics on and Tony and Katrina took over. Lots of fun talking about hot dogs, live music, favorite comics and more.
Have a listen, then catch them at the club this weekend!
Big Jay Oakerson headlines the club May 13-15. We asked him to do a podcast, and true to his style of comedy he just sat down and started having a conversation. It's pretty amazing to watch the tightrope act live ... you get a unique comedy experience show after show.
Also chatting: feature act Mike Finoia, who is Jay's buddy (and roommate). We talk about the Philly scene, what got them into comedy, and Jay's upcoming Comedy Central special.
When you work in a specialized field, you ALWAYS have to keep on learning new job skills... even if you're a medium! Cindy Kaza returns to the podcast to tell us about her travels to Indonesia, as she tries to understand mediumship and spiritual connections in other parts of the world.
Cindy is back on our stage May 4!
Ian Bagg is one of the great road warriors of comedy -- stand-up has allowed him to circle the globe. The road brings him to DC May 5-8, so we're catching up with him before he gets to town.
Ian tells us how his experiences playing hockey helped shape his humor, shares his thoughts on chatting with an audience, and gives us some more perspective on "Last Comic Standing." (He was a top 5 finalist in 2015, and you gotta hear what the tour bus was like.) Have a listen, then check him out at the club next week ...
On April 14, 1865, Abraham Lincoln went to see a comedy show in DC. It didn't end well. But it DID give us a reason in 2015 to produce a podcast episode about Lincoln, his attempts to relax, and the comedy show he went to see. Hey, it's probably a slow day at work ... have a listen!
Clayton English won the 2015 edition of "Last Comic Standing," and now he's making his DC Improv headlining debut (March 31-April 3).
He tells us about the scene in his hometown of Atlanta and why it seems to produce so many great comics. He gives us some scoop on "The Walking Dead." AND we find out how they passed the time on the "Last Comic Standing" tour bus.
It's a fun chat with a very cool guy ... check it out, and if you want tickets, get 'em ASAP.