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Lauren LoGiudice and her characters interview experts to figure out if it’s possible to have meaningful dialogue about difficult subjects again.

Lauren LoGiudice and her characters interview experts to figure out if it’s possible to have meaningful dialogue about difficult subjects again.

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United States

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Lauren LoGiudice and her characters interview experts to figure out if it’s possible to have meaningful dialogue about difficult subjects again.

Twitter:

@laurenlogi

Language:

English


Episodes

RTA – Best of Stupid People

11/10/2022
STUPID PEOPLE - it's your favorite segment of the podcast. So we put all these gems into one episode for your listening pleasure. How it works: My dad, a Bensonhurst, Brooklyn native, tells us the stupidest person he saw that week and we rate their stupidness in rectums. [EP235]

Duration:00:48:11

RTA – Chris Demarais (Rooster Teeth)

10/19/2022
“It can be debilitating if you get stuck on one project and you’re like it has to be perfect … and then the universe doesn’t align perfectly.” - Chris Demarais Today I interviewed Chris Demarais of Rooster Teeth In this episode we speak about: Iterating constantly to create internet content Using failure as a creative tool How his podcasts Black Box Down, Good Morning in Hell, and Tales From the Stinky Dragon came to be Then my character Deborah Decanter comes on to ask about his taxes and...

Duration:00:44:41

RTA – Max Miller (Aunty Donna)

10/6/2022
“A good thing to do is not try to fix things when they’re broken, staying a head of the curve when times are pretty good using that as a time to check in.” - Max Miller Today I interviewed Max Miller of Aunty Donna In this episode we speak about: Capturing spontaneity on film The resurgence of absurd comedy Aunty Donna’s secrets for working together Then Melania tries to pitch Max, but then Ivanka steals her idea, and a family drama is born. To catch up with our guest: Instagram:...

RTA – Rosa Escandon (Forbes, Buzzfeed)

9/22/2022
Today I interviewed Rosa Escandon In this episode we speak about how: Creating coming out of the pandemic Her podcast giving psychic life advice Hoarding and how she took on the subject in an upcoming novel Then my character Melania asks how she can get on Rosa’s show and we end up talking Tiffany Trump gossip (her single is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVpu6MnXBhQ) [EP232] To catch up with our guest: www.rosaescandon.com/ Podcast: @psychicfriendz TikTok and Instagram: @humancomedian

Duration:00:41:10

RTA – Mike Diva (SNL)

9/8/2022
“The most important thing with doing anything in this industry is learning to treat everything as a learning opportunity, not getting bitter about it, and growing thick skin and not letting it get to you. ” - Mike Diva Today I interviewed Mike Diva (SNL) In this episode we speak about how: How he went from creating on YouTube to directing at SNL. Finding and keeping the funny in sketch comedy during the intensive production and post-production process Being a torchbearer for other creative...

Duration:00:40:52

RTA – Sam Lingham (Aunty Donna)

8/3/2022
“Ego is the biggest issue … when collaborating, is trying to get the fuck out of the road of my own ego and put that aside and just be creative.” - Sam Lingham Today I interviewed Aunty Donna head writer Sam Lingham of Aunty Donna In this episode we speak about: What it means to be the head writer of a sketch group How Aunty Donna creates comedy The ways they’ve learned to work together as a group. Then my character Donna Disney discusses her figurine collection. Twitter: @SamLingham...

Duration:00:51:23

RTA – Laura Murphy (Awkwafina is Nora From Queens, Last Week Tonight with Jon Oliver, The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show)

7/13/2022
“If you make the crew laugh it’s usually a good sign that you’re on a good set and everybody’s enjoying it.” - Laura Murphy Today I interviewed Laura Murphy (Awkwafina is Nora From Queens, Last Week Tonight with Jon Oliver, The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show) In this episode we speak about: How she came to be a TV director without going to film school Directing the groundbreaking show MTV Girl Code How to make a fun set where everyone wins Negotiation and the film set Then my character Queens...

Duration:00:58:58

RTA – Jenny Gorelick – (Jenny’s Birthday and The Tony Awards)

6/22/2022
“You have to go out there and try stuff to get better.” - Jenny Gorelick Today I interviewed Jenny Gorelick, producer and comedian In this episode we speak about how: Her journey as a producer of comedy and the Tony Awards Advice to performers from the perspective of a produce Producing tips for newbies Then my character Judy asks about producing a show about produce. To catch up with our guest: jennygorelick.com Instagram: jennycestquoi

Duration:00:44:59

RTA – Maria DeCotis (Comedy Central, HBO Women in Comedy Festival)

6/2/2022
“I think it’s a mix of thinking about what’s going on in the world right now or seeing some big famous figure and wondering what people in their life are like -” - Maria DeCotis Today I interviewed Maria DeCotis (Comedy Central, HBO Women in Comedy Festival) In this episode we speak about: Being Italian American and why Romeo and Juliet needs to be played like Italians Saying goodbye to her Andrew Cuomo impression Her journey in standup and eventually starting Jack’s Fruit and a solo show...

Duration:00:42:30

RTA – Mark Samual Bonanno (Aunty Donna)

5/25/2022
“We try to keep it to us so it feels real and find a way to make the audience understand what’s happening.” - Mark Samual Bonanno Today I interviewed Mark Samual Bonanno of Aunty Donna. In this episode we speak about: • Being incapable of being mainstream • Being Italian American experience in Australia • Translating comedy to the U.S. audience Then my character Queens Marie then grills Mark about the dating pool in Oz. To catch up with our guest: Netflix: Aunty Donna's Big Ol' House of Fun...

Duration:01:04:35

RTA – Fred Raimondi (Borat: Subsequent, Stranger Things, Star Trek)

5/11/2022
Today I interviewed Fred Raimondi (Borat: Subsequent, Stranger Things, Star Trek) In this episode we speak about: Thriving as an artist with creative ADD Creating visual effects magic in Borat: Subsequent Movie Film to Stranger Things to Star Trek Useful creative habits to help you meet industry challenges Then my character Amelia asks about his inspiration for doing his own thing. To catch up with our guest: http://fredraimondi.com/ fred@channelfred.com Twitter @fredfx

Duration:00:54:54

RTA – Gideon Evans (Daily Show, Comedy Central, President Show)

4/28/2022
“The shows that interesting are the weird shows that feel completely unique … I think it’s a little lazy to do what’s already popular.” - Gideon Evans Today I interviewed Gideon Evans In this episode we speak about: His experience working on the Daily Show for 6 years and being banned from Disney World when working with Michael Moore. Casting grandmas and pas in his collab with Mo Rocca that got a Daytime Emmy nom. Creating story arcs out of intensive research Following creative impulses to...

Duration:00:57:08

RTA – Shea Depmore (TikTok political comedy)

4/13/2022
“In any social media platform there’s gonna be biases built in.” - Shea Depmore Today I interviewed comedy creator Shea Depmore In this episode we speak about: Her journey in creating political comedy online The state of satire on the internet Crazy stories from her time online And then Melania comes in with a question that we don’t want to answer. To catch up with our guest: Tiktok: @sheadepmore Instagram: @sheadepmore Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFo42oRCF3EZ7j_XJn93jOA...

Duration:00:54:56

RTA – Michael Hartney (Characters Welcome, School of Rock)

3/30/2022
“If you keep your senses pealed … you will find what you find funny from what you observe in your life.” - Michael Hartney Today I interviewed Michael Hartney In this episode we speak about: Creating characters Curating comedy The newest comedy theater in NYC: Squirrel Comedy Theater Power of characters to affect hearts and minds Then my character Estrella asks about buying stage time. To catch up with our guest: Twitter: @michaelhartney Instagram and TikTok: @hartneymichael YouTube:...

Duration:00:44:06

RTA – Silas Howard (Pose, Dickinson, Transparent)

3/18/2022
“I have done so many things in my life I would have never done because I have community.” - Silas Howard Today I interviewed Silas Howard (Pose, Dickinson, Transparent). In this episode we speak about: Creating in capitalism Operating according to your own rules Debunking the “cream rises to the top” myth Having a creative community that greenlights your projects Then my character Princess Diana asks about extraterrestrial reptiles in Hollywood. To catch up with our guest: Instagram: @silash...

Duration:00:55:53

RTA – Alex Blagg (@midnight, Problematic With Moshe Kasher)

3/2/2022
“Satire feels like a less potent weapon when the other side has realized how to turn it around and a weaponize it for themselves.” - Alex Blagg Today I interviewed Alex Blagg of @midnight and Problematic With Moshe Kasher In this episode we speak about how: Experience creating @midnight and Problematic With Mosher Kasher, and working on Trump vs. Bernie How TV can be a matter of right place/right time Satire in a social media environment How to prepare for and adapt to writing jobs Then my...

Duration:00:51:48

RTA – Matthew French (Awesomely Authentic)

1/12/2022
Today I interviewed Matthew French - Awesomely Authentic In this episode we speak about how: His journey to a career in Diversity and Inclusion with his organization Awesomely Authentic Regional differences in queer communities Job discrimination for LGBTQIA+ people Then my character Gigi asks how to deal with being cooped up with people she hates. To catch up with our guest: Instagram: @mattcareer www.awesomelyauthentic.com

Duration:00:50:07

RTA – Matt Mazany (Gay of Thrones)

12/16/2021
“At least for a few seasons I was in a room where I was the only straight cis white guy. And I think that every straight cis white should be in a room like that to see how that feels for a lot of people. ” - Matt Mazany Today I interviewed Matt Mazany from Gay of Thrones In this episode we speak about: His time working for WWE and Funny or Die This process behind Gay of Thrones Discovering painting with his podcast the Art of Arting And my character Carmella asks Matt about his favorite Game...

Duration:00:49:42

RTA – Alex Parks (Netflix)

12/8/2021
“If someone’s watched this thing I think maybe their heart can be softened in some way but how do you get them to watch it in the first place. ” -Alex Parks “There’s an old adage about film that to make a great film you’ve got to make it three times. You’ve got to write a great film, you’ve got to shoot a great film, you’ve go to edit a great film…At any of those phases it can fall apart.” -Alex Parks Today I interviewed Alex Parks of Netflix In this episode we speak about: How post...

Duration:00:56:19

RTA – Felipe Torres Medina (Late Show with Stephen Colbert)

12/1/2021
“The way to deal with rejection is to be sad for a few seconds, minutes, or however long it takes you, and then write something else.” - Felipe Torres Medina Today I interviewed Felipe Torres Medina from Late Show with Stephen Colbert In this episode we speak about how: His path to late night at the Late Show with Stephen Colbert Tracking and using ideas Handling rejection Then Melania asks about maintaining humanity when working in political humor. To catch up with our guest: Twitter:...

Duration:00:56:19