This week, we revisit Tom’s interview with this week’s headliner Erica Rhodes, from 2020. Erica has a unique background and infectious charisma which makes this episode worth a repeat listen or give it a spin for the first time. But there’s new content, too, as Tom talks to up-and-comer Nicholas Tenaglia about his start on the Detroit comedy scene. Look for Nick soon on a comedy stage near you! Tix for this week’s shows can be found at the link below.
This week’s headliner, Ismo, made his US debut in 2014 at the Laugh Factory in Hollywood where he won the title of “The Funniest Person in the World.” In December 2015, he relocated from Finland to Los Angeles and now performs regularly at various LA comedy clubs along with headlining across the US. He has appeared on national television; Last Call with Carson Daly, Conan, The Late Late Show with James Corden and NBC’s Bring the Funny. Ismo’s clip from Conan has become one of the most viewed late-night sets with over six million views to date. Tix for this week’s special Valentine’s Day show and five shows with Ismo this weekend can be found at the link below.
This week’s headliner, DeAnne Smith is a Canadian-American comic who has performed at some of the most prestigious festivals in the world including Montreal’s “Just For Laughs” and Melbourne Australia’s “Melbourne International Comedy Festival”. They have a sly observational style that is as unique as it is funny. DeAnne is also the host of the popular online show, “DeAnne Smith and Acquaintances” where they take pride in the great tagline, “Tender Comedy for Tough Times.” Recent guests have included Andy Kindler and Chloe Hilliard (Last Comic Standing), and will feature Baron Vaughn (Superstore, Grace & Frankie) on the February episode. There’s five big shows with DeAnne this weekend – get tix at the link below.