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88 year old comedic actress Dev Rogers and 32 year old stand-up Jeremy Pinsly share a common passion - both are pursuing a career in comedy in New York City. With their obvious different perspectives, they immerse themselves in conversations that are sometimes painful, frequently embarrassing and equally hilarious. They often end up educating each other as they celebrate life and comedy today.

88 year old comedic actress Dev Rogers and 32 year old stand-up Jeremy Pinsly share a common passion - both are pursuing a career in comedy in New York City. With their obvious different perspectives, they immerse themselves in conversations that are sometimes painful, frequently embarrassing and equally hilarious. They often end up educating each other as they celebrate life and comedy today.
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United States

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88 year old comedic actress Dev Rogers and 32 year old stand-up Jeremy Pinsly share a common passion - both are pursuing a career in comedy in New York City. With their obvious different perspectives, they immerse themselves in conversations that are sometimes painful, frequently embarrassing and equally hilarious. They often end up educating each other as they celebrate life and comedy today.

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English

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Episodes

Ep 16 - Seaton Smith: Comedy, Philosophy and Ghostbusters

5/22/2019
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In this lively episode, Dev and Jeremy interview one of NYC's best stand-up comics, Seaton Smith. From his roots in DC to NYC, Seaton talks comedy, philosophy and finding humor in racism. He also shares some incredible tips for those trying to get to the next level in their comedy careers.

Duration:01:33:46

Ep 15 - Corinne Fisher: Guys We Fucked

5/15/2019
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In this raw and uncut episode, Corinne Fisher, co-host of GUYS WE FUCKED podcast discusses what it's like to interview ex-boyfriends, how to sell feminism with a sense of humor, as well as her secret to establishing and maintaining one's own self-worth. Aside from being a woman who definitely knows who she is, Corinne also receives a little heartfelt advice and wisdom from Dev.

Duration:02:01:31

Ep 14 - Nimesh Patel: Gita'ing it Done

4/24/2019
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Dev and Jer hang out and talk comedy with rising star comedian Nimesh Patel. From dropping out of med school to becoming the first Indian American writer for SNL, Nimesh opens up about the pros and cons of pursuing a career in comedy, and explains, in amazing detail, the pain of bombing on stage. Having moved on from getting national publicity for telling controversial jokes at Columbia University, Nimesh tells us what's next for his career and tells an amazing story of getting heckled by...

Duration:01:06:40

Ep 13 - Michael Hartney Part 2: The Upright Citizen's Brigade

4/5/2019
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Dev and Jer welcome the incredibly talented and delightful Michael Hartney, who is the current Artistic Director of the Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB) in New York City. His personal history and accomplishments are truly inspiring and everyone interested in sketch, improv, or stand-up will appreciate his transparency. All your questions about classes, the culture and future plans for UCB are answered in the podcast, making this a must listen episode for anyone who loves comedy. And you...

Duration:00:44:54

Ep 13 - Michael Hartney Part 1: Improv, Sketch, Stand-Up and Sex Oreos

4/5/2019
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Dev and Jer welcome the incredibly talented and delightful Michael Hartney, who is the current Artistic Director of the Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB) in New York City. His personal history and accomplishments are truly inspiring and everyone interested in sketch, improv, or stand-up will appreciate his transparency. All your questions about classes, the culture and future plans for UCB are answered in the podcast, making this a must listen episode for anyone who loves comedy.

Duration:00:42:27

Ep 12 - Mark Normand Part 1

3/28/2019
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One of today’s funniest comedians, Mark Normand, visits Dev and Jeremy and takes a deep dive into a variety of topics including how he transitioned from doing comedy in Louisiana to NY, surviving his first year living in NYC after being mugged three times, how he met Amy Schumer, a bit of advice, getting his first late night set and what it felt like and what he’s doing next. Enjoy some great stories, lots of laughs and Dev shares some key words of wisdom. Oh and we played a game of Two...

Duration:00:44:13

Ep 12 - Mark Normand Part 2

3/28/2019
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One of today’s funniest comedians, Mark Normand, visits Dev and Jeremy and takes a deep dive into a variety of topics including how he transitioned from doing comedy in Louisiana to NY, surviving his first year living in NYC after being mugged three times, how he met Amy Schumer, a bit of advice, getting his first late night set and what it felt like and what he’s doing next. Enjoy some great stories, lots of laughs and Dev shares some key words of wisdom. Oh and we played a game of Two...

Duration:00:57:22

Ep 11 - Dark Comedy

3/20/2019
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Dev and Jeremy share a deep and passionate discussion about dark comedy in stand-up and then play a super silly game, where they each try to come up with an advertising slogan for a ridiculous product that Amazon actually sells, such as unicorn meat. And no, we're not making that up!

Duration:00:47:32

Ep 10 - Cris Italia Part 2: The Stand Comedy Club

3/13/2019
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Dev and Jeremy continue their discussion with Cris Italia about the comedy club experience in NYC and how he used it to grow his own business. Cris also reveals what to expect at the much anticipated The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club, which is set to open in April 2019 at its new location in Union Square.

Duration:00:42:01

Ep 10 - Cris Italia Part 3: Vulnerability in Comedy

3/13/2019
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Dev and Jeremy continue their discussion with Cris Italia about the comedy club experience in NYC and how he used it to grow his own business. Cris talks about his relationship with beloved comic Mike DeStefano and how Mike's vulnerability on stage is what he loves about comedy. Cris opens up about the highs and lows of producing "Super Trooper's 2" and he invites Dev to perform at The Stand Comedy Club as soon as the new club opens.

Duration:00:50:40

Ep 10 - Cris Italia Part 1: From Journalism to Comedy

3/6/2019
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Cris Italia (co-owner of NYC’s The Stand Restaurant and Comedy Club, a manager and producer) shares his unique journey into comedy with Dev and Jeremy. Comedy is a salvage for many people and Cris is no exception. As a former investigative journalist, he uncovered some very heavy subject matter and as a result of his findings, significant changes have been made around the world. In search of healing from the emotional toll, Cris began to hang out at comedy clubs. He met others along the way...

Duration:00:42:49

Ep 9 - Jodi Lieberman Part 1: Just For Laughs

2/27/2019
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Comedy Manager and former Just For Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival Director, Jodi Lieberman joins Dev and Jeremy for a fascinating conversation about the festival, stand-up comedy and talent management.

Duration:00:39:56

Ep 9 - Jodi Lieberman Part 2: Comedy Manager

2/27/2019
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Comedy Manager and former Just For Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival Director, Jodi Lieberman joins Dev and Jeremy for a fascinating conversation about the festival, stand-up comedy and talent management.

Duration:00:41:26

Ep 8 - LOVE, GILDA Part One

2/20/2019
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Dev and Jeremy talk to Lisa D'Apolito, the filmmaker behind LOVE, GILDA about making the documentary and of course, the life of the much loved comedy icon, Gilda Radner. In the words of Gilda, "Life is short, but funny is forever."

Duration:00:39:13

Ep 8 - LOVE, GILDA Part Two

2/20/2019
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Dev and Jeremy continue their conversation with documentary filmmaker, Lisa D'Apolito, about her film LOVE, GILDA. They discuss Lisa's experience meeting Gene Wilder, the discovery of Gilda's diaries and Gilda's battle with cancer. Gilda's Club is a community based organization that provides free, emotional support for people of all ages who have cancer, as well as their families. Watch LOVE, GILDA on Hulu/Amazon.

Duration:00:41:16

Ep 7 - Creating Opportunities

2/13/2019
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Does luck create opportunities or are you a follower of the mantra, “The harder you work, the luckier you get?” Dev and Jeremy discuss how some people have limited capabilities, while others don’t seem to be unaware of their own unlimited potential and inadvertently, don’t capitalize on what could be. The show takes a bit of a turn when Dev’s husband Bruce, catches Dev and Jeremy smoking pot and he doesn’t like it.

Duration:00:45:33

Ep 6 - Managing Emotions and Expectations

2/5/2019
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Dev offers Jeremy some insight on how to disconnect from setting yourself up for disappointment and removing limitations. They also discuss how to live in the present so that one’s self worth isn’t compromised. Later, Jeremy tests Dev’s ability to define common words in today’s society, such as twerking and ghosting and in return, Dev asks Jeremy to define several funny sounding Yiddish terms. Dev tries to smoke weed again and insists she’s not feeling a thing (hint: she is).

Duration:00:48:06

Ep 5 - Taking Risks and Dev Smokes Weed

1/28/2019
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Taking risks in life and in comedy can be scary, yet also potentially rewarding. Dev sees risks as opportunities and feels they're necessary in order to develop in comedy. Jeremy believes one way to grow is by putting yourself out of your comfort zone. In the spirit of risks, Dev smokes weed for the first time and reenacts the iconic scene with Jeremy from When Harry Met Sally.

Duration:00:46:18

Ep 4 - Self Sabotage

1/21/2019
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New Year's resolutions, self-sabotage, honest reflections and smoking weed (or in Dev's case, never having tried it) are all part of the conversation. While Jeremy wants to understand how we learn to accept ourselves as good enough, Dev wants to know, "how do you save yourself from yourself."

Duration:00:44:22

Ep 3 - Bad Language in Comedy

1/4/2019
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Some of the best comedy comes from authenticity and being relatable. In this episode Dev and Jeremy discuss the use of nasty language in stand-up comedy, bombing on stage and forgetfulness that comes with age.

Duration:00:25:54