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Kelsey Caine & Martin Urbano: What Are You Waiting For?

11/24/2018
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Read the article at ComedyWham.com! Recorded on location in New York City, Lara and Valerie catch up with Kelsey Caine and Martin Urbano to discuss how the last few years in New York City have been after their move from Austin. We cover a lot of ground talking about individual projects, upcoming projects, and how to pursue a career in comedy (hint - moving is critical).

Duration:01:10:51

Jacob Erdman: Nebraskan Shark Charcuterie

10/30/2018
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Read the article at ComedyWham.com! On location at Altercation Festival 2018, Valerie Lopez sits down with Jacob Erdman to discuss how performing comedy and producing comedy have become simultaneous passions, how he cultivated a thriving comedy scene in Fort Collins, Colorado, and how attaining success by accident is no accident at all.

Duration:00:56:52

The Many Lives of Daniel Humbarger

10/20/2018
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Read the article at ComedyWham.com! Fresh off his first time at the iconic Edinburgh Fringe Fest, Daniel Humbarger is in Austin for Altercation Comedy Festival. We get to know what made this California-based comic give up a career as a lawyer and pursue comedy with everything he's got.

Duration:00:59:19

Kristine Levine: Not First, Not Last

10/9/2018
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Read the article at ComedyWham.com! On location at Altercation Festival 2018, Kristine Levine sits down with Valerie Lopez to discuss how being brutally honest on stage isn't always easy, dealing with negative press (and living to tell about it), and nurturing a comedy scene from the brink of dysfunction.

Duration:01:10:38

Johnny Taylor - No Rules

9/25/2018
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Read the article at ComedyWham.com! Johnny Taylor sits down with Lara Smith to discuss how, despite getting a late start in comedy, he made up for lost time. Having now taken the leap of faith to become a full-time comedian, Taylor shares his comedy process...a process without rules. Taylor is in from Los Angeles to headline The Velv in advance of his appearances at Altercation Comedy Festival.

Duration:00:42:35

Searching For Lennon Free

9/19/2018
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Read the article at ComedyWham.com! Lennon Free sits down with Valerie Lopez to talk about what it's like to leave behind being the big fish in a small comedy pond to moving to the big Austin comedy scene, setting goals for your career, and how Twitch can serve as a unique comedy stage.

Duration:01:11:37

Amy Jordan Wants to Help You

9/8/2018
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Read the article at ComedyWham.com! Amy Jordan sits down with Valerie Lopez to talk about making big decisions about your career, "yes and"-ing the world, and about fostering a thriving and supportive Austin comedy scene.

Duration:01:15:31

Lonesome Ballads with Jay Whitecotton

8/31/2018
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Read the article at ComedyWham.com This week we sit down with Jay Whitecotton to find out how he survived homelessness, taught himself guitar, and developed clear rules about his pursuit of stand-up comedy and life.

Duration:01:45:22

Mitch Mekulsia: Shut Up and Listen

8/22/2018
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Read the article at ComedyWham.com This week Lara Smith sits down with Mitch Mekulsia to learn more about how his comedy has evolved through his military service, extensive back surgery, and struggles w/ addiction. His best advice to a young Mitch: "Shut up and listen!". -- NORMAL --

Duration:00:57:11

A New Direction for Drew Woods

8/18/2018
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Read the article at ComedyWham.com! Drew Woods sits down with Valerie Lopez to talk about an early start in comedy in Dallas and how he traveled the Texas roads to perform before settling down in Austin. We discuss his playful turn with common topics, how he wishes he had moved to Austin sooner, and how he balances the stress of pursuing a comedy career with a very important hobby. -- NORMAL --

Duration:01:02:13

Hunter Duncan: Life, Unplanned

8/10/2018
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Read the article at ComedyWham.com! Hunter Duncan sits down with Valerie Lopez to talk about how a lifetime of meticulous and diligent plans were thrown out the window to make way for his full-time immersion into the three comedy art forms - improv, sketch, and stand-up. And, unbeknownst to Hunter, but to Valerie's personal delight, Hunter unleashes a new character in his repertoire. -- NORMAL --

Duration:01:10:47

Michael Priest: Pay Attention

8/3/2018
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Read the article at ComedyWham.com! Michael Priest sits down with Valerie Lopez to talk about how he made a bold move from law school to comedy stages. He hasn't looked back since. He joins us to promote his upcoming comedy album and discuss everything from defanging difficult topics to Austin comedy gossip to fractals. -- NORMAL --

Duration:01:02:53

JT Habersaat: Positively Punk

7/28/2018
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Read the article at ComedyWham.com JT Habersaat sits down with Valerie Lopez to tell us how his punk sensibilities and work ethic have served him well in creating his own non-traditional career which includes touring nationally, recording 3 comedy albums, creating his own successful festival, and writing a book on his life in comedy. Every once in a while, one of your guests turns the interview into a master class of how to pursue your comedy dream - JT did just that with this interview,...

Duration:01:23:13

The Deliberate Elizabeth Spears

7/20/2018
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Read the article at ComedyWham.com With multiple years of Funniest Person in Austin finals under her belt, and her first time hosting at Cap City in August, Elizabeth Spears talks with Valerie Lopez about how shecreates her unique brand of comedy and how she has refined her goals and is set on meeting them. -- NORMAL --

Duration:00:54:32

Clayton Blackstone: Playing in the Dark

7/13/2018
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Read the article at ComedyWham.com Clayton Blackstone sits down with Lara Smith to discuss how he began stand up and how he found his comedy voice in both the silly and the dark.

Duration:00:49:13

Dave Buckman: A Rich Life of Laughter

7/6/2018
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Read the article at ComedyWham.com Dave Buckman really wants to make you laugh. He sits down with Valerie Lopez to tell us how everything from founding a college improv troupe, to training (and eventually teaching) at Second City Chicago (and Cleveland), to eventually settling down in Austin and serving as the Executive Producer of Coldtowne Theater have all helped him toward that mission, both on stage and off stage. Dave joins us as Producer of Out of Bounds Comedy Festival coming your...

Duration:00:56:04

Zac Brooks: When He Was Young

6/30/2018
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Read the article at Comedy Wham Zac Brooks sits down with Valerie Lopez to discuss creating unique, inventive shows and how to create new comedy when your process is slow and deliberate. And in a Comedy Wham first, we spend a lot of time talking about Zac's tattoos.

Duration:00:58:37

The World and Mo Amer

6/22/2018
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Read the article With his first Netflix special taping at the Paramount Austin, comedian Mo Amer talks with Richard Goodwin about his recipe for success. Tenacity, confidence, and hardheadedness, paired with tons of world experience (over 30 countries so far), make for a man with quite a few stories to tell!

Duration:00:49:52

Brett Davis: Nice and Tidy

6/14/2018
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On location during Austin Sketch Fest, we catch up with Brett Davis from New York as he prepares to premiere his Special Without Brett Davis during the festival. We learn what this Andy Kaufman Award winner is motivated by and how he experiments through character work.

Duration:00:58:26

Joey Zimmerman Branches Out

6/8/2018
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Joey Zimmerman returns to sit down with Valerie Lopez to discuss his self-published EP Chillin with Friends, how he's branched out to explore new forms of comedy and story telling and to assure us that everything is going to be wonderful. Well, you know...

Duration:01:03:46