Nashville’s Dusty Slay has become one of America’s hottest comedians and he joins the Comedy Castle Podcast this week. Dusty tells Tom about his appreciation for country music, his unique look, catchprases in comedy, and what it’s like to perform at the Grand Ole Opry. Dusty is hilarious, so don’t miss his shows this weekend!
Josh Blue is no stranger to comedy fans since his appearance on Last Comic Standing’s season four. Josh returns for a full weekend of shows at The Comedy Castle in a few weeks, and Tom grabbed him for a chat. Tom and Josh talk about that one big break on from winning Last Comic Standing, the sunshine in Denver, inspiration from a comic with Cerebral Palsy, Paralympic Soccer, and the Facts of Life. Josh is a Comedy Castle favorite so get your tickets early for these shows!
Ricky LaPorte is a Comedy Castle favorite and nationally re-known stand-up comic. Rocky talked to Tom about his origins in the Detroit comedy scene, if he ever had his “big break” in comedy, the perils of being a Chicago sports fan, and what it’s like to perform for the troops in Iraq. Rocky is one of the best acts you’ll see all year – don’t miss these shows! If that wasn’t enough, Mark Ridley himself sat down to talk about the challenges of running a club for over forty years, his ability to find new acts, and why The Comedy Castle is a mainstay for the biggest names in the business.
This weekend’s headliner Drew Dunn chats with Tom McCarthy about comedy festivals, looking younger than his audience and his animated clips on YouTube. If that wasn’t enough, another innovator, Detroit’s own Bret Hayden talks about his upcoming Comedy Rumble and the pros and cons of roasting movies in public. Tickets for Drew’s shows and The Comedy Rumble can be purchased at the link below.