Scott Higgins everyman relaxed style draws an audience in, then keeps them. His family based observational humor is fresh but familiar to us all! This has carried over to his podcast "Behind The Funny" with cohost and comedian Ace Aceto.
Ray Harrington and Derek Furtado return to Behind The Funny to talk about their new project "Undependent". It's a pilot they shot about two documentary film makers. We talked about comedy festivals compared to film festivals. Ray plays six degrees of separation bringing things full circle from the Comedy Connection in RI to making videos to Be A Man up to Undependent. We start off with Ray describing what it would be like having Derek on your bank robbery crew and I could not stop laughing.
Ace and I traveled to the Winners Circle in Salisbury MA to talk to Juston McKinney and man was it worth it. Fresh off his recording Marc Maron’s WTF podcast he still had a lot to say that he didn’t say on WTF. He’s a very accomplished comedian with an unbelievable story. From a tragic childhood, to being a sheriff, to TV holding deals. He’s lived quite a life. Ace knew Juston but I really enjoyed getting to know him.
Drug Abuse and Fur Babies, hard to describe this episode but Ace and I invited Alan Moreau and Derek K Moore in for a discussion on all things comedy. We start off congratulating Derek for being signed by an agent, the conversation then takes on a life of its own but it turned out to be a fun conversation.
This episode was a long time coming. Ace has been working a while to put this one together. We know Ray would be a great guest. He’s a very funny comic and we are both big fans of his documentary “Be A Man”. We loved hearing his insights on making the documentary and highlights from his comedy career. This is one of my favorite episodes.
What an awesome conversation we had with the legendary Red Peters. He has had an amazing career and his songs are known by comedy fans everywhere. He is a musician and a songwriter who has made 5 CDs. After appearing on the Howard Stern show, Red had his own show on SiriusXM called the Red Peters Comedy Music Hour. Ace and I love hearing peoples wow moments and funny bad gig stories and Red had some of the best. https://secure.baystatecruisecompany.com/cruise/