In this live Out of Bounds Comedy Festival edition, Ian Abramson shares stories from coming up in Chicago, where he creatively promoted the unique shows he produced on the winding road toward getting a manager. With a Q&A from the audience.
Abby Rosenquist (New York, JFL, Fuse’s Uproarious) joins Arielle to discuss the ol’ women in comedy question, making $$, and what to do next in her career.
Amy Miller (8 years in - LA - Last Comic Standing, Flophouse, Doug Loves Movies) talks to Arielle about fun and foibles with festivals and industry peeps. She discusses next steps when you hit the point in your career when it’s all about waiting on the gatekeepers to bestow their blessings upon you.
Brian Gaar (comedian, TV host, journalist, writer) joins Brett and Arielle to discuss starting a little late and taking it a little easy and still achieving more than most, from a large Twitter following to a comedy special and a TV show.
Rob joins the LTB duo to share tips and wisdom on being a good host, addressing weird audience situations, and running a successful show.
The great Sam Tallent (Denver/Las Vegas) joins us to talk always killing, working your way up on the road, writing a novel, and maintaining a marriage.
Chris Thayer (Adam Devine's House Party, Flophouse, The Pete Holmes Show) talks the triumphs and pitfalls of getting a leg up early on and how a change of zipcode can change your perspective with Brett and Arielle on this weeks LTB.
Matt Broussard joins Arielle and Brett to talk about early career opportunities, moving to LA too early, making a good living and the hard parts of success
Enzo Priesnitz joins Brett and Arielle to discuss his joke writing and refining process, how winning FPIA has influenced him, and more.
Bob Khosravi (a Dallas -> Austin comic) joins Arielle to discuss calling bookers, moving to a new scene, what your goals should be and more.
Danny Palumbo (Pittsburgh -> Austin -> LA) tells Arielle about the Louis CK scandal, and they discuss winning FPIA, getting New Faces, the importance and nature of TV credits, and more.
Doug Mellard talks to us about recording his album Fart Safari at The New Movement in Austin, merch ideas, going to therapy and more.
Robert Segovia drops by to talk to Arielle and Brett about tour life, dismounting the stage, and merch.
Gary Levitt stops by and talks to Arielle and Brett about hanging out in Austin, writing music, and NYC.
Ryan Cownie stops by to talk about his up coming recording and bits.
Brian Zeolla (@brianzeolla) stops by to talk fest life, Florida, and how to tour.
Comedian Tai Nguyen stops by and talks the taping of his recent comedy special, insecurities, and preparing yourself for the stage.
Special crossover podcast with Comedy Wham! Valerie Lopez and Arielle Norman discuss what they've learned from interviewing comics over the last year
JT Habersaat stops by to talk Altercation Comedy Festival, the road, and taping your setlist to a monitor.