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Join Illinois based comedians Josh Freeman and Al Nimpson as they discuss the craft and hopefully 1 day get a decent podcast logo.
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United States

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Join Illinois based comedians Josh Freeman and Al Nimpson as they discuss the craft and hopefully 1 day get a decent podcast logo.

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English

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2174160516


Episodes

#31: Rolling Stone's TOP 50 comedians list (pt 1)

7/22/2019
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On this episode, Josh is joined by Springfield native Zach Boblitt, the white Larry Smith, and everyone's favorite unregistered sex offender Kyle Fields to discuss Rolling Stone's top 50 comedians list. We also learn about Kyle's mysterious past as the amateur wrestler "The Pedo-Kyle". To Learn more about conman and epic knob-job Dan Nainan click here

Duration:01:36:16

#30: Pretentious comedy knobs vol. 4: "God's Comic"

7/15/2019
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On this episode the knobs are joined by Hayden Hamilton to watch Christian comedian Brad Stine, a man who un-ironically refers to himself as God’s comic.

Duration:01:34:24

#29: "Doing Time" w/ Tommie Caine

7/8/2019
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On this very special episode, Josh and Kyle are joined by small business owner and aspiring comedian Tommie Caine. Years before finding comedy and creating his own music studio (Superior Sound in Springfield, Illinois) Tommie had a less "legitimate" business. In 2004, Tommie was arrested for cocaine trafficking and subsequently served nearly 4 years in the Oklahoma prison system. Tommie candidly takes us on the journey from the day of his arrest all the way through his last days of...

Duration:01:42:58

#28: Safe spaces with Hayden Hamilton

7/1/2019
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On this episode Hayden Hamilton stops by to talk to Josh about safe spaces. Hayden is a comedian/college student studying comedic arts at Emerson College in Boston. They discuss Hayden's college experience, what a comedic art degree entails, the state of comedy in Boston, dark humor, social justice warriors, and Gay-by-May. Also on this episode Josh wastes $27.19 on a shitty how-to guide of stand-up comedy. To purchase said guide please click here. You will be disappointed.

Duration:01:11:44

#27: Pretentious comedy knobs (vol. 3): Gallagher and Amy Schumer

6/24/2019
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PRETENTIOUS COMEDY KNOBS vol 3: The guys sit down and watch Gallagher's 1998 comedy special "Messin' up Texas". but quickly give up and watch Amy Schumer's 2017 "The Leather Special."

Duration:02:21:42

#26: Going viral with Anita Echevarria

6/17/2019
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On this week's episode Josh sits down with Anita Echevarria to discuss making content, Facebook bans, cookie sales, going viral and dick pics. To purchase/browse Anita's artisanal cookies click here.

Duration:01:18:18

#25: NSFW episode

6/10/2019
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On this particularly macabre episode of the podcast Josh, Larry, Trevor, and Kyle discuss prolapsed anuses and suicide! If you want to learn more about rosebudding click here (please don't click there).

Duration:00:49:53

#24: Pretentious Comedy Knobs. Vol 2: Nick Cannon’s “Mr. Showbiz”

6/3/2019
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PRETENTIOUS COMEDY KNOBS vol 2: Keith Redd sits down with a couple of knobs to watch Nick Cannon’s debut comedy special “Mr. Showbiz”.

Duration:02:05:53

#23: RxComedy with Maurice Shaw

5/26/2019
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Josh sits down with pharmacist/ comedian Maurice Shaw to discuss producing content.

Duration:00:52:59

#22: Pretentious comedy knobs. vol 1

5/20/2019
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Today on this very special episode of the podcast Josh and Kyle are joined by Jeff Tolbert to watch Nick Cannon's 2017 comedy special “stand up don’t shoot.”

Duration:02:20:08

#20: Josh and Kyle: Too drunk to podcast

5/13/2019
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On this special over-produced, over-edited episode of the podcast Josh and Kyle day drink in preparation for the WWE coming to town. They never quite make it to recording on location but hijinks ensue as they are...TOO DRUNK TO PODCAST.

Duration:00:31:06

#21: Mostly un-listenable wide open mic episode

5/8/2019
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Josh, Trevor, and Kyle attend a wide open mic and discover it's hard to get quality audio while loud things are happening. Stay tuned next week for episode 20!

Duration:00:38:34

#19: Live at the Limits

4/29/2019
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Josh sits down to talk shop with Chris Speyrer, comedian and owner of Mason City Limits comedy club. The episode also features Zach Boblitt and Jeff Govednik. Special thanks to microphones for making 1/2 this episode sound like it's broadcast out of a tin can.

Duration:01:05:28

#18: Autism assessment test with @TrevorGayworth

4/22/2019
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Trevor Haworth comes over to talk Grindr horror stories and his autism assessment test.

Duration:01:32:53

#17: You boys like Mexico...Missouri?

4/15/2019
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Josh travels to the exotic land of Mexico, Missouri with Larry and Nicole Smith to do a show for the Relay of life. On the way they record a podcast discussing the show, getting joke ideas from people, skin tags, overbearing mayors, James Bond's penis, and much much more.

Duration:01:12:35

#16: Kill Tony recap with Trevor Haworth

4/8/2019
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Josh and Trevor attend the Kill Tony podcast in St Louis and recap the experience.

Duration:01:00:36

#15: Do you even write bro? with Zach Boblitt

4/3/2019
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Josh and Larry sit down with local comic Zach Boblitt to discuss the writing process, memorable train-wrecks at open mics, Freddy got fingered, and puppets in comedy on this episode of the podcast.

Duration:01:22:21

#14: The road to Champaign

3/22/2019
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The whole gang (including Trevor) takes a trip to Champaign for Thursday night open mic at the Clark Bar.

Duration:02:12:47

Larry Smith, we pray for you.

3/11/2019
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In life it's hard to find the right words to say to someone struggling, often times it's the most important things that go unsaid. Here at First Laugh Podcast we've been looking for the right words for our dear friend Larry smith, our ship lost at sea. Through the ashes of pain, rises the phoenix of hope. This phoenix can take many forms. Our phoenix chose the form of song. Hopefully she can burn bright enough to guide our ship home. We pray for you Larry. Thank you and God bless.

Duration:00:02:37

#12: Lobby Life

3/1/2019
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Josh sits down with his friend Rebecca, a local lobbyist to discuss what the hell the day-to-day of a lobbyist entails and why they are necessary in the political process. Links from episode: ILGA.gov Elections.il.gov

Duration:03:08:33