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Exit Strategy with Jeff Wattenhofer

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Rhea Butcher

1/17/2018
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Comedian (and fellow Leo) Rhea Butcher talks with Jeff about Academy Awards screeners, junk collecting, and all their Chicago cred. Are you enjoying Exit Strategy for the first time? Welcome! Make sure to subscribe to get new episodes every Wednesday! And hey, leave a rating while you're at it. For more information on Exit Strategy, follow the show on Twitter (@exitstrategypod) or email us at exitstrategypod@gmail.com

Duration: 00:58:05


David Venhuizen

1/10/2018
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Ramblin' man, part-time cowboy, and poet David Venhuizen chats us up about his beloved Truck, the pitfalls of colorblindness, and Eric Dowdle puzzles. It's pretty nuts. For more information on Exit Strategy, follow the show on Twitter (@exitstrategypod) or email us at exitstrategypod@gmail.com

Duration: 00:54:18


Tamra Brown

1/3/2018
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We're talking LA this week, baby! Both Jeff and his guest, Liquid Feet's Tamra Brown, have a deep and unabiding love for their adopted home of Los Angeles. Join them as they discuss their favorite bus lines and Tiki bars, hidden speakeasy tunnels, and how Los Angeles can feel like a small town if you just let it. Strags! Yeah, you! The show is still in desperate need of nutrients in order to grow, a sustenance only found in your ratings and reviews on itunes! For more information on Exit...

Duration: 00:57:25


Tess Barker

12/20/2017
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Host of the Lady to Lady podcast, and the world's foremost Britney Spears expert, Tess Barker is on the show to chat about her Yale speaking engagement, escaping to Costa Rica, and her new podcast dedicated entirely to the Instagram account of Britney Spears. Bonus! Tess has given a nickname to fans of this show! Tune in for that, and let me know what you think. Contact us on Twitter (@exitstrategypod) or email the show at exitstrategypod@gmail.com Looking for the perfect holiday gift...

Duration: 00:54:34


Will Weldon

12/13/2017
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Jeff's neighbor Will Weldon took a short walk down the street to the Exit Strategy Studios to chat a bit about comedy houses, Metallica, and becoming a househusband. What's the best gift to give your ol' pal Jeff for the holidays? A rating and a review on iTunes! For more information on Exit Strategy, follow the show on Twitter (@exitstrategypod) or email us at exitstrategypod@gmail.com

Duration: 01:01:34


Solomon Georgio

12/6/2017
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Fresh off the release of his first Comedy Central half hour and album, Solomon Georgio is on the show to talk about taping a Conan set while deathly ill, pre-show pooping, and the regrets he has about friends left behind in the pursuit of comedy. LISTENER! Yeah, you! The show is still in desperate need of nutrients in order to grow, a sustenance only found in your ratings and reviews on itunes! For more information on Exit Strategy, follow the show on Twitter (@exitstrategypod) or email...

Duration: 00:53:06


Allen Strickland Williams

11/29/2017
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On this week's Exit Strategy, Allen Strickland Williams talks trading in the chaos of an entertainer's life for the steady paycheck of a regular day job. It's an engaging discussion about what one does when the steam of a Conan TV appearance starts to dissipate. Along the way, Allen and Jeff discuss being dumb babies in LA comedy together, Altamont, and a gin that you might actually like. Don't forget to help out the show by leaving a review and rating on iTunes, and if you haven't...

Duration: 01:00:37


Erin Lampart

11/22/2017
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Erin Lampart stops by to talk baked ziti, feeding lumberjacks, and the liberation that can come from personal crisis. Also, there's a mouse loose in the Exit Strategy studio. Did it make an appearance during the episode? Listen and find out! For more information on Exit Strategy, follow the show on Twitter (@exitstrategypod) or email us at exitstrategypod@gmail.com

Duration: 00:57:18


Dan Gill

11/15/2017
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Host of the Groomzillas podcast Dan Gill stops by to share yet another Iowa-based Exit Strategy. Along the way he and Jeff discuss feet creeps, feeling alienated from the stand up comedy community, and Dan's legit family lineage of circus performers. Folks! I'm not gonna lie, I'm sorry to keep harping on the whole "leave a rating and review on iTunes" thing, but there's still a few crumbums that haven't done it yet! You know who you are! Help the show out by feedin' that iTunes...

Duration: 01:01:03


Jamie Flam

11/8/2017
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Former Artistic Director of the Hollywood Improv Jamie Flam stops by to talk about his newest venture, Dynasty Typewriter. He's currently raising funds to reopen the doors of the historic Hayworth Theater in Los Angeles, repurposing the neglected space as a new destination for live comedy, music, and variety acts. The fundraising is daunting, and with tens of thousands dollars still left to raise, we'll find out how Jamie is coping with the pressure. If you'd like to contribute, head on...

Duration: 00:58:57


Dave Ross

11/1/2017
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Jeff's old buddy Dave Ross stops by to talk about the good old days of running a comedy show that was way out of their league, a heartfelt defense of escaping to Des Moines, and whether you should be bagging your own groceries at Trader Joe's. Pushing the email real hard this week, folks. Send a note to exitstrategypod@gmail.com, let me know what you think of the show! And don't forget to give the show a star rating on iTunes! It helps knock the podcast up the almighty algorithm! ALL...

Duration: 01:01:35


Raj Desai

10/25/2017
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Emmy-nominated writer and comedian Raj Desai is on the show to talk disappointing parents, rival Raj Desais, and a hearty endorsement of the Futuro medical supply company. Don't forget to give the show a star rating on iTunes! It helps knock the podcast up the almighty algorithm! Follow the show on Twitter (@exitstrategypod) for updates. Got a comment or question, email to us, ya dope! exitstrategypod@gmail.com

Duration: 00:55:47


Brandie Posey

10/18/2017
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Brandie Posey of the Lady to Lady podcast stops by to talk musical exit strategies. Along the way, she and Jeff get into the ins and outs of booking your own stand up comedy tour, creating your own Los Angeles cult, Terry Crews, and why you absolutely need to stop wearing antiperspirants. Want to help out the show? Dust off that iTunes password (create a new one) and rate, review, and subscribe. Every bit of exposure helps. For more info, follow the show on Twitter (@exitstrategypod) or...

Duration: 00:56:19


Matt Ingebretson

10/11/2017
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Star of the upcoming Comedy Central show Corporate, Matt Ingebretson, stops by to chat with Jeff about sodas, woodworking, and what the hell they'd want to do with their lives if they gave all this up today. There's quite the discussion of probiotics in there as well. You'd be a damn FOOL not to listen! Also, follow the show on Twitter (@exitstrategypod) or email us at exitstrategypod@gmail.com

Duration: 00:51:22


Terrence Newman

10/4/2017
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Seeso's own Terrence Newman stops by the show with an exit strategy he's already pursuing. After years in comedy, he plans to trade the stage for the ring with a career in pro wrestling. Terrence discusses why it's probably better he started his in-ring career at 35 instead of right out of high school. ExitStrategyMania is running wild, but it needs your help. Please rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes, brother! Also, follow the show on Twitter (@exitstrategypod) or email us at...

Duration: 00:52:10


Megan Koester

9/27/2017
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Megan Koester (VICE), star of stage, screen, and page joins Jeff this week to talk about just how damn hard it truly is to survive as a freelance worker in 2017. We're getting down and dirty with the financial realities of following a dream. Want to help out the show? Dust off that iTunes password (create a new one) and rate, review, and subscribe. Every bit of exposure helps. For more info, follow the show on Twitter (@exitstrategypod) or email at exitstrategypod@gmail.com

Duration: 00:47:23


Dave Child

9/20/2017
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Comedian/Writer/Dancer Dave Child is on the show today to talk about what he'd do with his life if he wasn't in front of the camera. As you may know, it's super helpful to rate, review, and subscribe to the show on iTunes (if that's your platform of choice). Every bit of exposure helps, and I thank you from the bottom of my heart for your assistance. Follow the show on Twitter (@exitstrategypod) or email at exitstrategypod@gmail.com

Duration: 00:43:33


Barbara Gray

9/10/2017
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It's the DEBUT episode of Exit Strategy with Jeff Wattenhofer! Don't you feel good to be on the ground floor of something new? In honor of the first episode, Jeff welcomes longtime friend and comedian Barbara Gray to talk about their past as twenty-somethings navigating their way through the exciting new world of stand up comedy, how they feel about their careers today, and what might they do in the future if stand up comedy wasn't in the cards. Follow the show on Twitter or email at...

Duration: 00:46:40