Comedy Album Book Club

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In our final episode we return to a favourite album of mine, I chat Let's Get Small with Luba Magnus and Yaw Attuah. While this is the final episode of Comedy Album Book Club in its current incarnation please stay subscribed. We'll be bringing
In celebration of two years in the studio, we re-air this awesome episode featuring Courtney Gilmour where we chat about John Mulaney's Kid Gorgeous at Radio City. Our first full panel in the studio space.
I had an opportunity to talk with the always funny Tracy Hamilton about comedy, self-care and her awesome podcast Love is Everywhere. This was a terrific opportunity to catch up with a funny friend and chat about the realities of the comedy wor
Clare Blackwood and Ryan Hughes of Whisky Kids chat with Matt about the film Easy A, like a high-class podcast for governors or athletes.
In this episode I have the pleasure of chatting with returning guests Alicia Carrick and Emily Milling as well as Julia Jones, Sam Sexton and Jo Anne Tacorda all of Big Chick Energy. It was a real joy to chat with this hilarious group (and do y
I sit with comics by Andy Wong, Christine Kay, Justin Antony, Kenzie Nelligan and Rosemary Quinlan to discuss the disgraced comic Louis C.K.'s album Hilarious. This is a difficult conversation about the comic at a pivotal moment in his career a
I sit with comedian Joe Vu where we talk about the mechanics of comedy and the life of a comedian. We also touch on his amazing album First Generation Comedian. If you can download it and give it a listen now.
All last week and all this week we're in the throes of the Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival 2020! The 15th festival has been a showcase of some amazing talent with both new acts and returning acts. One of the returning acts is Girl Brain from Edm
This week we sat with the hilarious Martha O'Neill and Karen O'Keefe to discuss their albums Fine Big Girl and Surprised Eyebrows. We touched on the process of recording an album, the state of comedy in Canada and the amazing powers of attracti
Jason and Matt sit with Jim McAleese and Robin Archer to listen to the career-defining George Carlin album Class Clown. We discuss the impact George had on the comedy world and how he shaped our own views of comedy. We also discuss how his voic
In April of 2019 we sat down with funny people Grace Smith and Ryan Hughes to talk about Beth Stelling's awesome album Simply The Beth. We spent a great hour talking about Beth, the accessibility of her material and the power a good burp. After
It's that time of year again, we're back for our second annual holiday special this year with writer, musician, filmmaker and performer Emily Milling plus writer and performer John Budreski of Weird Town Comedy sat with their fellow Weird Town
This past spring my wife Heather and I visited the UK, on our trip we had the opportunity to sit down and chat with sisters Nicola and Rosie Dempsey also known as Flo & Joan. Fixtures of the Toronto sketch community who had returned to their na
We do a second deep dive into Lenny Bruce's album The Carnegie Hall Concert this time joined by special guest writer, comedian, playwright, educator and activist Lara Rae. Lara has spent many years working with some of the greats of comedy and
Jason and Matt sit down talk with Andrew Lizotte to discuss the immensely influential Lenny Bruce and his seminal recording The Carnegie Hall Concert. It's a really deep dive into language, relevance and how many comedians who model their work
Hey Chachi, put down your latte and get a load of Mr. Todd Van Allen and Mr. Chili Davidson taking a break and chatting with Jason and Matt about the 1988 debut album by Dennis Miller called The Off-White Album. We discuss the career of Dennis
We sit down with a batch of new comedians to talk about Jim Gaffigan's Grammy nominated album Mr. Universe. Thanks to Alicia Carrick, Liz Myers, Sunny B and Miguel Martin-Garcia for joining me to discuss the quiet and subtle darkness that is Ji
Joining us via Google Chat we sat with Alsa Bruno from the sunny Bay of San Francisco and Izaak Runkel Sunleaf from the bustling black and white cookie filled metropolis of New York. These two joined us from two of the most influential comedy c
We had the joy of sitting with Marc Hallworth of Vest of Friends and Chili Davidson of Pay What You Can't to discuss Jerry Seinfeld's 1998 album and HBO special I'm Telling You For The Last Time. We discussed Jerry's impact on comedy, his conti
I had the pleasure of sitting with Second City and Sketchersons alumnus Brandon Hackett, Brandon had previously joined us on our Saturday Night Live album episode from the Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival. In our on one one conversation we were a
Jason and Matt sit down with the incredibly funny and talented Grace Smith and Ryan Hughes to discuss Beth Stelling's album Simply the Beth. We touch on her incredible pacing, meticulous use of language and her instantly relatable humour, all w
In this, the last interview in our week long celebration of Canadian comedy, we sit with Pat Thornton to discuss their Juno nominated album Chicken! as well as the adorable dog the album was named after. I mean look at that cutey on the cover!
The fourth interview in our week long celebration of Canadian comedy we sit with Mayce Galoni to discuss their Juno nominated album Awkwarder, what it was like recording an album and the experience of driving around Stanley Park with his partne
The third interview in our week long celebration of Canadian comedy we sit with Debra DiGiovanni to discuss their Juno nominated album Lady Jazz, the experience of recording an album and her life in Los Angeles. ​Tune in the rest of the week f
Continuing our week long celebration of Canadian comedy we sit with Dave Merheje to discuss their Juno nominated album Good Friend Bad Grammar and the excitement of being nominated for a Juno. ​Tune in the rest of the week for our conversation
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