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Too Soon with Stephanie Mickus

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Stephanie Mickus sits down with comedians and writers to discuss the line between comedy and tragedy. Too Soon aims to cultivate an intimate conversation about the role of humor in personal tragedy. Topics include death, illness, breakups, divorces, abuse, and trauma. Is comedy really tragedy + time? Is there any such thing as “too soon?”

Stephanie Mickus sits down with comedians and writers to discuss the line between comedy and tragedy. Too Soon aims to cultivate an intimate conversation about the role of humor in personal tragedy. Topics include death, illness, breakups, divorces, abuse, and trauma. Is comedy really tragedy + time? Is there any such thing as “too soon?”
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Location:

Santa Monica, CA

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Stephanie Mickus sits down with comedians and writers to discuss the line between comedy and tragedy. Too Soon aims to cultivate an intimate conversation about the role of humor in personal tragedy. Topics include death, illness, breakups, divorces, abuse, and trauma. Is comedy really tragedy + time? Is there any such thing as “too soon?”

Twitter:

@smickable

Language:

English

Contact:

1323-A 3rd St Santa Monica, CA 90401 (310) 451-0850


Episodes

Farewell Episode!

8/4/2014
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Stephanie Mickus sits down with no guests this week. Instead, dozens of comics and listeners submitted their own brief TOO SOON stories. This should be a fun compliation episode. Stephanie wants to thank her network, producer, guests and friends for a great year. She would also like everyone reading this to know she cares. Especially if it's the guy she is dating.

Sabrina Cognata

6/29/2014
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Stephanie sits down with writer Sabrina Cognata to discuss how her attitude towards life was change by a near fatal car accident. Sabrina talks about her work in the entertainment industry as well as what it's like to always be the life of the party.

Dani Fernandez

6/23/2014
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Stephanie sits down with Dani Fernandez (@mydanimarie) to discuss this year's struggles and life changes. Dani opens up about her recent divorce, tonsilectomy, move to Los Angeles, and battle with Hashimoto's (thyroid disorder) and PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome).

Cole Stratton

6/16/2014
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Stephanie sits down with comedian and Pop My Culture podcast host Cole Stratton. The two discuss his popular Nerdist podcast, his insanely interesting commercial acting career, and what it feels like to be a grown up.

Allie Goertz

6/9/2014
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Stephanie sits down with comedy writer and songstress Allie Goertz (@cossbysweater) to discuss musical comedy and her job on the hit TV show @Midnight. The conversation naturally goes to life, relationships, and the recent profoundly popular #yesallwomen campaign.

Special Episode- A Memorial of Jason Endicott with guest Charles Kovalik

6/2/2014
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Stephanie sits down with dear friend Charles Kovalik to recount the tragic loss of Jason Endicott last June 2nd. The two reminisce about how Jason changed their perspective on life, love, happiness and how they will never be the same.

Erin Mallory Long

5/27/2014
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Stephanie sits down with writer Erin Mallory Long to discuss her marriage, her parent's divorce, and her new e-book Text/Chat/Email. The two talk TV production jobs, the dentist and Stephanie fumes over engagment rings.

Yoni Wolf

5/19/2014
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Stephanie sits down with friend, alternative hip hop/ indie musician, and memeber of the band 'Why?', Yoni Wolf, to discuss dog fellatio, Crohn's Disease and what it's like to be a worldwide touring recording artist and co-founder of Anticon Records. Stephanie can't remember exactly what else was discussed on account that Yoni is so mesmerizing. He did not make her say this. Two of his band's songs are included in the recording. Please don't sue her.

Amber Tozer

4/28/2014
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Stephanie sits down with comedian and writer Amber Tozer to discuss sobriety, writing an animated series, herbrilliant idea to film sketches inspired by tweets and, perhaps, she is forced to watch a dog shit in front of her.

Laura Crawford

4/21/2014
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Stephanie sits down with comedian Laura Crawford to discuss her bold comedy choices, her soon to be released half hour comedy special, and how her father isn't sure if pimpin' is easy. Also, we address the very serious topics of blindness, sexism, and how we just want to be left alone sometimes.

Ed Galvez

4/14/2014
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Stephanie sits down with comedian Ed Galvez to talk about everything and anything too soon related. Ed opens up about his mother's death, his father's death (which he didn't find out about until months after it happened), and what it's like to play a dead person in a movie.

Marcella Arguello

4/7/2014
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Stephanie sits down with comedian and all-around amazing woman Marcella Arguello. Marcella opens up about her father's recent death and how she handled it both personally and publically. We talk about how comedy has healing powers, how love is hard, and how Michael Jackson is The King of Pop.

Kasey Koop

3/31/2014
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Stephanie sits down with LA-based comedian and friend Kasey Koop to discuss what it's like to be a strong and outspoken women in the first 5 years of comedy. The two share stories of growing up with an abusive parent and how it has affected them to this day. They talk mental health, relationships, vulgarity, and Kasey's ever-changing hair.

Cass Keeley

3/24/2014
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Stephanie skypes in with long-awaited guest Cass Keeley all the way from Vancouver. Cass shares what her life has been like after moving from a small town to a big city and starting comedy. She opens up about her recent experience with rape and how it rocked her to the core.

Shelby Fero

3/17/2014
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Stephanie sits down with writer and comic Shelby Fero to talk about her early start in the LA comedy and writing scene. She shares some of the struggles and triumphs that go along with such an all-encompansing career. The two talk about FX's new show Chozen and if Stephanie could be Shelby's mom.

Janel SantaCruz

3/10/2014
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Stephanie sits down with Janel SantaCruz, Director's Assistant at Key and Peele and comedy producer, to discuss how she handles the challenges of life. Janel talks about balancing her comedy life with her job as a part time child educator. The two also discuss her family life, being a strong woman, the effects of social media, and the importance of mental health.

Amanda Savage

3/3/2014
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Stephanie sits down with comedian and fellow podcast host Amanda Savage. Amanda opens up about theadolescent trauma culmuniating inher mother going to jail for embezelment and how it has affected her into adulthood. Stephanie thinks Amanda is fantastic. There are two dogs in the room.

Doug Mellard

2/24/2014
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Stephanie sits down with comedian Doug Mellard to talk about his unique brand of comedy and how he deals with the challenges life throws at him. They talk Dirty Dancing, crowd surfing, fake baby showers, and how he almost got murdered (twice).

Hampton Yount

2/17/2014
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Stephanie sits down with comedian and writer Hampton Yount to discuss physical and mental health and how to stay positive while being a comedian and what is, in our opinion, a realistically cynical person.

Eden Dranger

2/6/2014
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Stephanie sits down with comic and talk show host Eden Dranger to discuss the loss of both her parents to cancer, her experience with genetic testing, and recent decision to have a preventitive double mastectomy.
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