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Great Comedians. Great Stories. Told Differently.
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Great Comedians. Great Stories. Told Differently.




One Bad Trip

Comedian Ryan Hicks shares a story about his youth, chaos and psychedelic drugs. A truly unique story from one of my favorite new voices in stand up comedy. This episode is a rollercoaster ride filled with ups, downs and oh my God’s you won’t see coming. If you like hearing stories like you’re about to hear today, please help me tell me more them by donating to our Patreon page and you can always follow along with us on twitter. More info www.PunchedUpPodcast.com - Thanks for listening.


The President vs Punchlines

This is a pocket sized episode of Punched Up. This is a small chunk of a conversation that didn’t make it into the full episode with Ramon Rivas II. We talked about how performing stand up has changed since Donald Trump took office. This was recorded right after he was elected, a lot has changed but I felt like this was still an important conversation to be heard. To hear Ramon’s full episode, check out ‘Cleveland Rocks.’ We discuss police brutality in the city of Cleveland and the...


Something to Talk About

“I dunno what you’re going to call this, but we’re going to talk about how I became the monster I am today… which is just another name for ‘comedian’.” is how Lace started our conversation. Lace Larrabee grew up like a lot of comedians do. Playing dress up in their mother’s clothes and charging relatives for tickets to an exclusive living room performance. Lace spent her childhood in a trailer park in southern Georgia. Her parents worked multiple jobs to make ends meet to raise Lace and...



“STRIPPED” Julain Fernadez was eighteen years old. Very shy and had never been to a strip club. So he calls the strip club down the street to inquire, “How it all works.” Julian grew overweight and painfully shy. Two things I can directly relate to. Julian didn’t really come out of his shell until after he found stage performance late in life. So he was kind of a loner. He never really belonged to any set of friends in high school. He was bad at talking to girls and never ha [...]


Five Mins or Less

“Five Mins or “ Comedienne Melissa Shoshahi shares with us her struggle between her mother wanting her to follow in her footsteps and Melissa’s desire to do stand up comedy. Melissa is of Iranian decent. As a female in her 20’s, with a college degree and not wanting to get a regular job and being the only child her parents weren’t thrilled when they found out she wanted to do stand up. [...]