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Mo Mandel is in the Acement this week. After Mo's first time on stage he was all in and he caught fire. Appearing on Chelsea Lately, Conan, The Late Late Show as well as acting in shows like Modern Family, Castle, and Happy Endings. He also has
Boston Legend Chance Langton returns to the Acement this week. It was a rough start getting him connected but once he was on, Chance's quick wit and one liners were on full display. We talked about Boston Comedy and his days working with Rodney
BTF good friend Martin Olson returns to talk about his new book "The Conquest of Heaven", sequel to "Encyclopedia of Hell". The conversation starts with how he came up with the idea for the books and his vision for the hilariously twisted theme
Scott and Ace talk to Rockin' Joe Hebert, creator of the RI Comedy Hall of Fame. He gives us a history on the HOF. Then Bobby Braciola (Sony Music The Orchard artist), this years HOF inductee joins us. Bobby is not a comic, he's an Italian Rapp
We welcome Rob Bartlett to the Acement this week. Ace talks to Rob with our friend Tom Stewart filling in for Scott. Rob Bartlett started in Long Island comedy with Eddie Murphy. They were actually part of an improvisational trio. Rob is well k
Paul Bond is in the Acement this week. Started playing guitar at 12 but his sense of humor brought him to a different stage. Paul's ability to combine those two talents led him to working with Jim Breuer and can be seen on Breuer's Hardcore spe
In the Acement this week, Scott & Ace welcome Jack Lynch. Jack is a 30 year comedy veteran who started hanging out at the legendary Ding Ho before overcoming personal demons and finally climbing on stage himself. Jack uses his likable stage pre
Scott and Ace decide to check in with some friends of the podcast. First the Comedy Barbarian Mike McCarthy joins them in the Acement to talk about things opening up for comedy. Then Mary Ellen Depetrillo comes by to talk about her move to Flor
After a comedy of issues before the podcast began, Scott and Ace take you behind the scenes of Behind The Funny. They talk about the run of guests they've had current and future, upcoming gigs, and working on material. A special guest closes th
Richie Byrne is in the Acement this week. Ace and Scott were looking forward to this after the Drinks Jokes and Storytelling's World Record online comedy show. Richie was a constant during the 100 hrs of that show and is an great storyteller. H
Brian Beaudoin and Frank Gazzero from the Wicked Funny Podcast joined us in the Acement for this weeks podcast. We talked about the celebrity that sang happy birthday to Brian, strange places for gigs, Frank's inability as an IT guy, and what d
Sean Morey is a guest Scott and Ace have wanted on for awhile. His name has been mentioned by many guests as the guy who should be credited with start of the Boston Comedy Scene. He started as a street performer, eventually noticed by a talent
Mention Brian Kiley to any comedian in Boston and you'll hear amazing writer,storyteller and funny funny jokes. He started at the famous Ding Ho in Cambridge and worked his way onto the the Conan writing staff, eventually becoming the head mono
Scott and Ace loved having Jimmy Tingle on and hearing stories of the Ding Ho Comedy Club and the amazing list of comics who performed there.  Last year there was a Ding Ho Reunion show on zoom to raise money for Barry Crimmins wife Helen. Well
Jimmy Tingle joins Scott and Ace in the Acement this week. Jimmy was one of the original Boston Ding Ho comics. He made it onto the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, had his own HBO One Night Stand comedy special, was a correspondent on 60 Minut
Cal Verduchi joins us in the Acement this week. Not only is he the reason valium was invented, he is the reason Scott is a comedian. This episode was 5 seasons in the making, Ace & Scott talk to Cal about how he helped Scott get started as a co
You've seen Jackie Flynn in just about every Farrelly Brothers movie or maybe on King of Queens. Did you know he's a stand up from Boston who was discovered by the Farrelly's when they watched him perform stand up? What uber famous star did he
Andrew Kennedy joins us in the Acement this week. Andrew has an amazing story, his father is from England and his mother is from Columbia. Andrew is fluent in Spanish but looks like someone you'd meet at an English pub. His stories from growing
Rich Walker came up through the Long Island comedy scene with some pretty big names. He not only became a regular at NY comedy clubs, he quickly became a favorite at clubs all over the country. You can tell why from his quick wit and likability
Long time friend Dave Russo joins Scott and Ace in the Acement this week. Dave was the inagaural winner of the Boston Comedy Festival and was on A&E's The Entertainer but how did he get his start. Dave was on the show where one of our hosts had
Comedian Tom Hayes joins us in the Acement this week. Tom has an amazing story. Lost a leg to cancer at 13, started in medical sales and using jokes to break the ice led to him going into comedy. He eventually won a Showtime regional comedy sea
Shea Spillane joins us in the Acement for this episode.  She was making a name for herself quickly in her comedy career berfore her career was derailed by a personal battle. She was amazingly candid even though it was her first time sharing her
Al Romas is this weeks guest in the Acement. Ace and Scott discuss Al's comedy career, his collaboration with Al Ducharme on The Two Dicks web series and how The Two Dicks isn't the best web search for a web series or podcast. Check out Al at h
This is our first episode recorded Live in the Acement on Twitch.tv/drinksjokesnstorytelling. Ace and I were only recording thru his laptop mic but didn't know until the end. We're honored to have Mark Riccadonna as our first live guest. Mark s
Comedian Tom Hayes joins us in the Acement this week. Tom has an amazing story. Lost a leg to cancer at 13, started in medical sales and using jokes to break the ice led to him going into comedy. He eventually won a Showtime regional comedy sea
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