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050 - Tyler Snodgrass

9/22/2017
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George welcomes Tyler Snodgrass to the studio. Tyler is a comedian and one of the creators of the storytelling show/podcast, We Still Like You. He's also a staff writer for the satirical news site, The Whiskey Journal. Twitter - @_georgepira @sittingdownwith @tylersnod Facebook.com/sittingdownwith SUBSCRIBE, RATE & REVIEW! Topics of Discussion: 1:00 - Music Festivals 3:01 - True Crime/American Vandal 7:59 - Late Night Show Hosts 11:15 - The Whiskey Journal 14:01 - New York...

Duration: 01:06:54


049 - Erin Field

9/22/2017
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Erin Field is a comedian and improviser that you can almost always see at The Second City. In this episode, she sits down with George to discuss Halloween costumes, true crime and the Second City classes she teaches at. SUBSCRIBE on iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play Music & Laughable FOLLOW us on Twitter - @sittingdownwith LIKE us on Facebook - facebook.com/sittingdownwith

Duration: 00:45:38


Nilüfer Yüce

9/7/2017
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George welcomes Nilufer Yuce to the home studio for a conversation about her experiences doing stand-up in Georgia and what she hopes to accomplish as a comedian visiting Chicago. Like what we do? Leave a positive review on iTunes! Follow the podcast @sittingdownwith! 'LIKE' the Facebook page at facebook.com/sittingdownwith!

Duration: 01:00:35


BONUS - George Pira (briefly) on Doug Loves Movies

8/30/2017
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On August 23rd, Doug Benson taped an episode of his podcast, Doug Loves Movies, at Thalia Hall in Chicago. George was in the crowd and got to briefly be a guest on the show by playing (and losing) a game of Last Man Stanton. TWITTER - @DougBenson - @_georgepira - @sittingdownwith SUBSCRIBE to Sitting Down with Stand-Up Guys and all of Doug Benson's podcasts.

Duration: 00:18:32


Catching Up with Brendan Gay

8/24/2017
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George Pira welcomes Brendan Gay back to the podcast to find about some of his experiences on the road and hear about what he plans to do next! Twitter: @BrendanGay92 - @_georgepira - @sittingdownwith Facebook.com/sittingdownwith

Duration: 01:03:04


Brian Babylon

5/11/2017
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George Pira sits down with Brian Babylon, a Chicago-born comedian currently living in Los Angeles, to discuss his extensive resume that includes hosting The Morning Amp for 8 years, being a regular on NPR's Wait Wait Don't Tell Me! and producing segments for Hannibal Buress. FOLLOW us on Twitter - @sittingdownwith - @brianbabylon - @_georgepira LIKE our FB page - facebook.com/sittingdownwith SUBSCRIBE on iTunes, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play Music & Laughable TOPICS - Jokes &...

Duration: 01:11:33


Erica Nicole Clark

4/27/2017
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George Pira welcomes Erica Nicole Clark to discuss her love for writing, what she hopes to achieve in comedy and to share some memorable stories of growing up with 80's icon as a father. Keep the conversation going on Twitter: @sittingdownwith - @mrtsdaughter - @_georgepira

Duration: 00:50:23


Roy Wood Jr.

4/17/2017
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George sits down with Roy Wood Jr. for a brief conversation about his Comedy Central stand-up special "Father Figure" as well as his work as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.

Duration: 00:33:36


Martin Morrow Returns

3/17/2017
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Comedian/Improviser, Martin Morrow, returns to the studio to discuss what he's been working on and to tell us all about his new monthly show at The Laugh Factory, "Mondays with Morrow"

Duration: 00:56:31


Kristin Fenchak & Carly Kane

3/3/2017
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Kristin Fenchak & Carly Kane sit down with George Pira to discuss how they started doing stand-up and how that lead to becoming the hosts of a bi-monthly roast-show at The Laugh Factory called 'Afterthoughts'

Duration: 01:03:52


Greg Mills

2/25/2017
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On this episode, George Pira sits down with a comedian, actor, copywriter, improviser and voice over artist that's all rolled up into one neat little package named Greg Mills.

Duration: 01:06:20


Blake Burkhart

2/15/2017
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Blake Burkhart sits down with George Pira to discuss why he chose the life of comedy, how he views success and how he became the newest producer of Comedians You Should Know, a weekly showcase at Timothy O'Tooles.

Duration: 00:52:31


Kyle Scanlan

2/14/2017
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Kyle Scanlan, comedian and creator of The Whiskey Journal, sits down with George Pira for a discussion about stand-up, writing satirical articles and his love for the NBA.

Duration: 00:51:11


Tim Brennan

1/26/2017
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George Pira welcomes Tim Brennan to his home for a fun conversation about wrestling, weight loss and working with the guys from Jackass.

Duration: 00:50:57


Stephanie Weber

1/20/2017
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George Pira welcomes Stephanie Weber to the studio for a conversation about some of her experiences as a comedian, on and off-stage. They also discuss the inauguration, feminism and she leaves us all with a very nice tip! Follow her on Twitter @steph_eloise

Duration: 01:04:44


Antonio Aguilar Returns

1/5/2017
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On the first episode of 2017, George welcomes back Antonio Aguilar to tell us some of the latest horror/success stories of his work as a comedian on the road.

Duration: 00:53:37


Brendan Gay

12/8/2016
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George Pira welcomes Brendan Gay to the studio for a conversation about how he got into doing comedy in Chicago and what he plans to do now that he's been at it for a whole year.

Duration: 00:51:56


Robel Arega Returns

10/24/2016
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George Pira invites Robel Arega to his apartment for a conversation about things like: dirty words, inequality and our problems with sports fans.

Duration: 00:38:30


Tim Barnes Returns

9/20/2016
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George Pira took the podcast on the road and to a coffee shop in Brooklyn, NY where he sat down with previous guest and host of "Its All True", Tim Barnes.

Duration: 00:34:05


Marty DeRosa

9/7/2016
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This week, George Pira sits down with Marty DeRosa of Comedians You Should Know. He chats about doing stand-up and recording his two wrestling podcasts, "Wrestling With Depression" and "Marty & Sarah Love Wrestling"

Duration: 00:59:56

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