Episode 155 – Lee Camp on George Carlin – Class Clown

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He’s a stand up, an author, and the host of Redacted Tonight.  Give his work a listen and it’ll become obvious why the influence of Carlin was so important to him.  We discuss Class Clown and how important it is to have not only a point of view and a voice, but a reason for being on stage.  Not all stand ups necessarily agree that their work should have a point beyond laughter, but Lee’s a strong proponent of having one, and we have a great discussion about the purpose behind his material.

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How would you like to be on Comedy on Vinyl? Well, you can.

As many of you might know, Jason is organizing The Million McFly March, which raises money for Parkinson’s research. Between now and October 22nd, 2015, if you donate here: bit.ly/millionmcflymarch and put “Comedy on Vinyl Raffle” (or something at least that obvious) in the Personal Note before you finalize your donation, you’ll be entered into a raffle to join Jason on the Comedy on Vinyl podcast, either in person if you live in (or for some reason decide to fly, at your own expense, to) LA, or by Skype or phone. You’ll sit down (or stand, your choice) for a full hour or more and discuss your favorite comedy album, promote what or whomever you choose, and at the same time you’ll be giving money to a great cause.

For every $10 you donate via that link, you’ll be given twenty chances to be on the show. The more you donate, common sense provides you’ll figure out the rest. Because you’re smart people. So please, go to bit.ly/millionmcflymarch and donate today!

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Episode 154 – Andy Merrill on Steve Martin – Lets Get Small

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He’s the voice of Brak, one of the writers of Space Ghost: Coast to Coast, and a big fan of Steve Martin.  We have a lot of fun talking about obscure comedy as well as this, one of the most well-known there is.

Host: Jason Klamm
Producer: Mike Worden
This Week’s Guest: Andy Merrill

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Episode 153 – Dan Telfer on Bob and Doug McKenzie – The Great White North

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He’s an amazing stand-up, a writer for @midnight, and he was kind enough to pull this week’s album up on his phone since I gave away my vinyl to the last guest who picked it as that week’s album.  Dan Telfer breaks down his love of “The Great White North” and sketch comedy in general, and then, because we haven’t had the discussion on the show yet, we talk Cosby.  Because we both used to love him, and we both have our ways of expressing our change of heart.  It’s a good episode.

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Episode 152 – Brian Kiley on Bob Newhart – The Button-Down Mind

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Brian Kiley is a stand-up, writer for Conan, and author of the book The Astounding Misadventures of Rory Collins.  Somehow, we haven’t covered this album since our first three episodes, so it was definitely time for a revisit.  We sat down and talked about the changing world of stand-up, as well as Bob’s influence on Brian’s work.

Host: Jason Klamm
Producer: Mike Worden
This Week’s Guest: Brian Kiley

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