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The History of Standup

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The History of Standup (previously The Seeso Seeshow)If you’ve ever watched a standup comedy special on Comedy Central or Netflix and wondered, how we got here — “The History of Standup” looks back at the evolution of standup from vaudeville to Netflix. Each week, Comedian Wayne Federman teaches Andrew Steven about the history of standup in a casual, conversational history class, looking over some of comedy’s most interesting moments.]

The History of Standup (previously The Seeso Seeshow)If you’ve ever watched a standup comedy special on Comedy Central or Netflix and wondered, how we got here — “The History of Standup” looks back at the evolution of standup from vaudeville to Netflix. Each week, Comedian Wayne Federman teaches Andrew Steven about the history of standup in a casual, conversational history class, looking over some of comedy’s most interesting moments.]
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The History of Standup (previously The Seeso Seeshow)If you’ve ever watched a standup comedy special on Comedy Central or Netflix and wondered, how we got here — “The History of Standup” looks back at the evolution of standup from vaudeville to Netflix. Each week, Comedian Wayne Federman teaches Andrew Steven about the history of standup in a casual, conversational history class, looking over some of comedy’s most interesting moments.]

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English


Episodes

In One, Television and the Birth of Standup

9/18/2018
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Television and standup have been intertwined since their conception. Which is why, when two historic television programs debuted just days apart in 1948, NBC’s Texaco Star Theater and The Ed Sullivan Show, the standup world was forever changed. This is episode 1 of a 6-part series featuring interviews with comedy icons including Judd Apatow and historian Kliph Nesteroff. The History of Standup is a Castbox Original, produced by The Podglomerate.

Duration:00:34:16

Sneak Peek — Judd Apatow

9/12/2018
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Find out the secret to great stand up from Judd Apatow, and subscribe to The History of Standup — new episodes start next week, September 18th.

Duration:00:01:34

Sneak Peek — Roast Battle

9/4/2018
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Here's a sneak peek at what's in store on "The History Of Standup" as we talk with journalist Julie Seabaugh about the Roast Battle. “Every Tuesday night at midnight in a dark corner of the Comedy Store, a beautiful and hilarious fight breaks out. Starving comedians drown their prejudice in comedy. It’s scary. It’s hilarious. It’s completely punk rock. Burgeoning comics and cast-aside performers have moments of heroism, and we all get the rare chance to cleanse our sins in humor.” - Jason...

Duration:00:07:03

The History of Standup — Trailer

8/28/2018
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Join comedian Wayne Federman and Andrew Steven for The History of Standup, a look back at some of comedy’s most interesting moments. Full episodes start September 18th. Brought to you by Castbox with production help from The Podglomerate. Follow us on Twitter at @histofstandup, @federman, and @andrewsteven

Duration:00:01:27

The History of Standup — Teaser

8/21/2018
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Wayne Federman has been performing standup for over 30 years and has appeared in numerous television programs and films including Step Brothers, Crashing, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and was the head monologue writer for Jimmy Fallon. Federman is also a professor of standup and comedy history at USC, and a comedy historian, having written articles for Vulture, Splitsider, and The Atlantic. He appears in the second season of CNN’s The History of Comedy and co-produced the HBO Documentary The Zen...

Duration:00:00:59

The History of Standup — Coming Soon

8/7/2018
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If you’ve ever watched a standup comedy special on Comedy Central or Netflix and wondered, how we got here — “The History of Standup” looks back at the evolution of standup from vaudeville to Netflix. Each week, Comedian Wayne Federman teaches Andrew Steven about the history of standup in a casual, conversational history class, looking over some of comedy’s most interesting moments. "The History of Standup" starts September 18th

Duration:00:02:20