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Rick Murtagh

11/1/2017
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We speak about why everyone needs a healthy dose of nihilism in their lives from time to time, Getting out of the hustle and bustle of living in a big city, and why he took a break from his normal style of comedy and on the challenge of doing one-liner comedy for a year.

Duration:00:59:12

Reem Edan

10/11/2017
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Reem Edan with The Comedy Cast. We speak about growing up as the daughter of Iraqi immigrants and how it has provided so much material for her comedy, Her recent involvement in a record-breaking stand-up comedy event And the importance of knowing what the eggplant/aubergine emoji means. Oh and she's also filmed with Elizabeth Banks, all this in less than 2 years in comedy. © The Comedy Cast 2017 Website: http://thecomedycast.com/ Video Website: http://thecomedycastvideos.com/

Duration:00:53:54

Seamus Kelly

10/4/2017
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Seamus Kelly with The Comedy Cast. We speak about why Irish peoeple put a goat on top of some scaffolding, Where his cynical sense of humour comes from, Being open about his mental health issues and His experiences of running a comedy night in rural Ireland. © The Comedy Cast 2017 Website: http://thecomedycast.com/ Video Website: http://thecomedycastvideos.com/

Duration:01:03:59

Morry Morgan

9/20/2017
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The Comedy Cast with Morry Morgan We speak about how Morry went from being a scientist to a successful businessman to co-founding Australia's best stand-up comedy school, The School of Hard Knock Knocks, How to identify opportunities in niches, the nuts and bolts of teaching stand-up comedy, and how to say the dog's bollox in Chinese. © The Comedy Cast 2017 Website: http://thecomedycast.com/

Duration:00:56:09

Comedy Podcast | The Comedy Cast with English Comedian Kwame Asante

8/16/2017
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http://thecomedycast.com/ Hello and welcome back to The Comedy Cast; today you’ll be hearing from English stand-up comedian Kwame Asante. We kick off the interview and speak about his ongoing Edinburgh Fringe Festival show, Open Arms. We speak about the themes behind the show and his inspiration for it. We chat about it being Kwame's first full-hour show and how he says it's been a long time coming. We talk about how the previews had been going and Kwame speaks about his excitement about...

Duration:00:33:25

Comedy Podcast | The Comedy Cast with Irish Comedian Conor Drum

8/10/2017
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http://thecomedycast.com/ Hello and welcome back to The Comedy Cast; today you’ll be hearing from Irish stand-up comedian Conor Drum. We kick off speaking about Conor's Edinburgh Festival Fringe show All My Friends Are Dead, we speak about where the name comes from, don't fear he's friends aren't actually dead, just metaphorically dead. He tells me about his friends always trying to set him up with the loser girl at weddings and he speaks about how he seems to be not achieving "life goals"...

Duration:00:46:31

Comedy Podcast | The Comedy Cast with American Comedian Maria Shehata

8/8/2017
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http://thecomedycast.com/ Hello and welcome back to The Comedy Cast; today you’ll be hearing from American stand-up comedian Maria Shehata. We kick off the interview by speaking about Maria's ongoing Edinburgh Show, Wisdomless a show about why she left LA for London after falling in love. She talks about what she both loves and hates about London and the differences she's noticed having living in both New York and LA before. We get talking about living in cities in general, how I don't...

Duration:00:34:07

Comedy Podcast | The Comedy Cast with English Comedian Zahra Barri

7/19/2017
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http://thecomedycast.com/ Hello and welcome back to The Comedy Cast; today you’ll be hearing from English comedian, Zahra Barri. We speak about her Irish and Egyptian roots, where she lives in London now and what it was like spending a few years in Saudi Arabia as a child. We talk then about what it was like growing up in a multicultural family. We chat about comedy writing and how it was writing that lead Zahra into comedy. We talk as well about whether it's something she wants to pursue...

Duration:00:46:43

Comedy Podcast | The Comedy Cast with English Comedian Sheraz Yousaf

7/12/2017
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http://thecomedycast.com/ Hello and welcome back to The Comedy Cast; today you’ll be hearing from English comedian, Sheraz Yousaf. We get straight into comedy as Sheraz had recently played some roles in a theatre production so I wanted to know was character acting something he'd like to pursue as well as comedy. We speak about Sheraz' first gig and a comedy course he took before he took the stage for the first time. We speak a bit then about comedy courses in general, their pros and cons...

Duration:00:40:33

Comedy Podcast | The Comedy Cast with English Comedian Maddy Anholt

7/5/2017
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http://thecomedycast.com/ Hello and welcome back to The Comedy Cast; today you’ll be hearing from English comedian/comedy character actor, Maddy Anholt. We dive straight into Maddy's type of comedy, character comedy, what she loves about it and, if things go badly, how she can blame the characters if and when things go wrong. We go back to beginnings then and speak about growing up on Devon before moving to London to pursue a career in acting and comedy. We speak about her new show which...

Duration:00:42:45

Comedy Podcast | The Comedy Cast with American Comedian Turner Sparks

6/21/2017
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http://thecomedycast.com/ Hello and welcome back to The Comedy Cast; today you’ll be hearing from American stand-up comedian Turner Sparks. We kick off the interview speaking about how he learned to play Gaelic (Irish) football while living in China. There's no getting around it, Turner Sparks is a pretty cool name, so we get talking about about our porn star names. We speak then about Irish Americans and why Americans in general feel the need to identify with the homelands of their...

Duration:00:49:13

Comedy Podcast | The Comedy Cast with Irish Comedian Ger Staunton

6/14/2017
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http://thecomedycast.com/ Hello and welcome back to The Comedy Cast; today you’ll be hearing from Irish stand-up comedian, Ger Staunton. We kick off the interview and we speak about an Edinburgh preview show Ger had just performed in London along with previous Comedy Cast guest Danny O'Brien. I ask him about the nature of preview shows and about how much a set will change from the previews to the actual Edinburgh set. We speak too about learning to be critical of your work and how...

Duration:00:50:06

Comedy Podcast | The Comedy Cast with American Comedian Ryan Bourassa

6/8/2017
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http://thecomedycast.com/ Hello and welcome back to The Comedy Cast; today you’ll be hearing from American stand-up comedian, Ryan Bourassa. We kick off the interview and we get straight into comedy. The comedy scene in Las Vegas has always been a strange one, so I asked Ryan for his opinion on it. I ask Ryan about the inspiration behind one of my favourites jokes of his, involving Ikea and a baby and how parts of the internet turned on him for it. We speak about skirting the line between...

Duration:01:04:28

Comedy Podcast | The Comedy Cast with American Comedian Jeremy Pace

6/5/2017
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http://thecomedycast.com/ Hello and welcome back to The Comedy Cast; today you’ll be hearing from American stand-up comedian, Jeremy Pace. We kick off the interview speaking about Missouri where Jeremy's from, I know very little about the state so I was keen to know what it was like growing up there for Jeremy. We get talking then about the commonalities we share in both growing up in small rural towns and that god-awful Dutch outfit Scooter get a dishonourable mention. We chat then for a...

Duration:00:59:22

Comedy Podcast | The Comedy Cast with Irish Comedian Chris O’Neill

6/1/2017
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http://thecomedycast.com/ Hello and welcome back to The Comedy Cast; today you’ll be hearing from Irish stand-up comedian and Jesters Comedy Club chief Chris O'Neill. We kick off the interview speaking about where Chris in from in Ireland, a place called Naas. Although well known in Ireland, Naas' reputation isn't widely known, that's probably a good thing though... We also talk about his what Chris studied as a student and I finally got to ask something I've always wanted to ask a...

Duration:00:55:09

Comedy Podcast | The Comedy Cast with Irish Comedian Niamh Marron

5/29/2017
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http://thecomedycast.com/ Hello and welcome back to The Comedy Cast; today you’ll be hearing from Irish stand-up comedian Niamh Marron. We kick off the interview speaking about coming from County Monaghan and why the county produces so many excellent stand-up comedians. And poultry farms. Niamh was a photography student before getting into comedy so we spoke about that for a bit and if there's any cross over between photography and comedy, and her mighty Instagram page. We speak too about...

Duration:00:55:56

Comedy Podcast | The Comedy Cast with Irish Comedian & Actor Tom Moran

5/25/2017
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http://thecomedycast.com/ Hello and welcome back to The Comedy Cast; today you’ll be hearing from Irish actor, comedian and writer Tom Moran. We kick off the interview speaking about a favourite of Irishmen when they get talking; the weather. We get onto living in Dublin then and Tom tells a mad story about what he was expected to do to get a flat on Dublin's Capel Street. Tom hosts the wildly successful podcast Personality Bingo, so we speak about the idea behind the show and how it's...

Duration:00:52:20

Comedy Podcast | The Comedy Cast with English Comedian Tiernan Douieb

5/22/2017
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http://thecomedycast.com/ Hello and welcome back to The Comedy Cast; today you’ll be hearing from English stand-up comedian and satirist, Tiernan Douieb. We kick off the interview with me telling Tiernan about how I sacrificed a Pavlova date to be with him and then we get into where he gets his awesome name from. Usually with the podcasts I tend to wait until towards the end before speaking about guests' podcasts, but with Tiernan I wanted to get straight into it. Tiernan has a really...

Duration:00:50:04

Comedy Podcast | The Comedy Cast with Irish Comedian Damien Kiely

5/18/2017
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http://thecomedycast.com/ Hello and welcome back to The Comedy Cast; today you’ll be hearing from Irish stand-up comedian, Damien Kiely. We kick off the interview with Damien telling me about his bittersweet weekend, a communion for one of his kids and a cat funeral. We speak about where Damien is from, what he calls the Harlem of Dublin. We talk about what's been happening in Ireland that's been making headlines recently but we end up speaking about burying animals in the backyard and...

Duration:00:49:02

Comedy Podcast | The Comedy Cast with American Comedian Liam Breunle

5/15/2017
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http://thecomedycast.com/ Hello and welcome back to The Comedy Cast; today you’ll be hearing from American stand-up comedian, Liam Breunle. I came across Liam a few weeks ago on Instagram and when I read his bio I knew I had to get him on the show. Here it is: "Former accounts receivable for the Italian Mafia, Felon, ex-WWF wrestler, Biker...Comedian, What the hell...right?" Now if that doesn't grab you as interesting then we're very, very different. We speak about Liam's past, how he was...

Duration:00:57:27