Rebecca Drysdale

Rebecca Drysdale

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in podcast | No Comments

Rebecca Drysdale grew up in Versailles, France and Vancouver and Montreal, Canada, which makes her sound more like a line of designer clothing than a comedy writer, but comedy writer she is! For the fantastically funny Key & Peele show on Comedy Central. Rebecca attended Sarah Lawrence College for a minute, where she met her writing […]

Mike Royce

Mike Royce

Posted by on Apr 2, 2014 in podcast | No Comments

In this episode we talk to Mike Royce (executive producer of “Enlisted“, Fridays at 9 on Fox) about the intricacies of transitioning from comedian to staff writer to executive producer and showrunner, which is not as easy as it sounds, and it doesn’t even sound easy. We also discuss different shooting styles and writing styles […]

Lisa Ann Walter

Lisa Ann Walter

Posted by on Mar 19, 2014 in podcast | No Comments

Lisa Ann Walter is, and always has been, a very busy woman. Known for stand-out roles in features such as The Parent Trap, Bruce Almighty, War of the Worlds, Killers and Shall We Dance, Lisa also co-created, produced and starred in several half-hour sitcoms including Life’s Work for ABC, and she’s the creator and judge […]

Chuck Tatham

Chuck Tatham

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014 in podcast | No Comments

To say Chuck Tatham’s resume speaks for itself… is ridiculous, mainly because resume’s don’t have the power of speech. They’re inanimate objects. The very concept is absurd. As resume’s go, however, Chuck’s is very impressive to look at: 22 years in the business as a writer and producer at 15 different shows including “Arrested Development” […]

Bill Persky

Bill Persky

Posted by on Feb 19, 2014 in podcast | One Comment

Bill Persky is a veteran Emmy Award-winning comedy writer who started, like so many other comedy writers of his era, as a gag writer for established comedians not all of whom, as it turns out, were terribly funny people… until Bill helped them out of course. He soon moved on to writing for variety shows […]

Wyatt Cenac – Live at NYC PodFest 2014

Wyatt Cenac – Live at NYC PodFest 2014

Posted by on Jan 22, 2014 in podcast | No Comments

Wyatt Cenac joins me for a live taping at NYC PodFest 2014. Wyatt won 3 Emmy Awards during his time as a writer and correspondent for The Daily Show, but did you know that Wyatt was also a writer for the hilarious animated series, King of the Hill? And do you know how he got […]

Opus Moreschi

Opus Moreschi

Posted by on Dec 4, 2013 in podcast | One Comment

Opus Moreschi is a classic Hollywood triple threat: a writer, performer and mammal. He also happens to be the head writer of The Colbert Report and a close personal friend of mine… as far as he knows. I’ve been promising a Colbert writer for a long time now and I’m happy to “report” that it […]

Travon Free

Travon Free

Posted by on Nov 23, 2013 in podcast | No Comments

Travon Free (@travon) is a comedian, actor and Emmy nominated writer for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart from Compton, California… and that’s where our journey begins. After some astonishing twists and turns and shootings and two-on-one street fights and a high school basketball championship and a bunch of other amazing stuff, the journey ends […]

Mike Drucker

Mike Drucker

Posted by on Nov 6, 2013 in podcast | No Comments

Mike Drucker is a stand-up comedian and staff writer for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, not necessarily in that order. Before landing his “dream job” at Late Night, Mike was a contributing writer for The Onion and Saturday Night Live, as well as a localization writer for Nintendo… whatever the fuck that is. He’s appeared […]

David Stassen

David Stassen

Posted by on Oct 24, 2013 in podcast | No Comments

Despite his stern and intimidating stare, David Stassen (@davidstassen) is a very pleasant man. And why not? He has a job writing for The Mindy Project – one of the best sit-coms currently airing on the TV box. Before that he used to bus tables at a sandwich shop in Chicago and would sleep in […]