Podcast #188: J.D. Witherpoon

J.D. Witherspoon makes his Comedy Castle debut this weekend and tells Joel about his upbringing as the son of comedy legend John Witherspoon, the worst places to do comedy, and how he got his start with the encouragement of a inebriated comedy club impresario. Plus, hear a hilarious story about a young J.D. and Katt Williams – Katt lives up to his reputation here! Should be a really fun weekend with J.D.! Tix at the link below.

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Podcast #187: Steve Byrne

Steve Byrne is no stranger to The Comedy Castle, but this is first, true headlining weekend and it should be a total blast. Steve Tells Joel about his beginnings at The Comedy Cellar in NYC, the weird circumstances around his (an another) Amazing Jonathan documentary, and about his terrific film The Opening Act, the perils of a young comedian on the road. Steve also describes how Jo Koy got hosed on that Golden Globes gig and how he’d be terrible at a roast. Steve is a dynamic and hilarious performer, so start your summer right this weekend with a great show.

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Podcast:186: Jason Jamerson Explains Rap Beefs

Jason Jamerson returns for his second Comedy Castle headlining weekend in under a year! Joel asks about his start in stand-up comedy, talks about ways to stretch your act to fit, and the guys who gave him good advice along the way. Plus, hear Jason’s hilarious skit about the drive-thru, and he tries to explain Kendrick vs Drake to the clueless host of this podcast who genuinely doesn’t know who those guys are! Jason is an exciting, funny, young talent, so catch him over this holiday weekend, if you can.

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Podcast #185: Brent Terhune is THE Alpha Male

Brent Terhune has gone viral as “Alpha Male”, but he is also one of our favorite headliners and a great guest on this show. Brent tells Joel of his high school start in comedy, what it’s like to write for the Bob & Tom Show, and how his viral fame has led to him making weird Cameos. Plus, bad behavior at comedy clubs is no joke! Get Brent’s horror movie podcast here, and hear his suggestions for a good, scary time. Brent is here all weekend – get those tickets now!

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Podcast #184: Maz Jobrani Is Truly International

Maz Jobrani has played all over the world, so it’s a real privilege to bring “Mr. International” to this show and to The Comedy Castle. Maz talks the challenges of beating the international censors, why audiences are the same the world over, and why all American immigrants start out as Italians. Hear a great story about Maz’s start at The Comedy Store and he’ll tell us what it was like to perform at The White House! Maz is one of the world’s best comics, so get your tickets for this weekend’s shows.

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Podcast #183: Joe Machi & Mike Cronin

Joe Machi is one of the most inventive and unique comics around. Joel makes this week’s show a double bill as he interviews Joe long after the show was already in the can! Joe talks hating live podcasts, weird rides to and from the club, doing comedy on Fox News and the advantages of taking a comedy class. Then, Mike Cronin, our feature act, comes on. Mike has headlined the club before and is an excellent comedian in his own right. Mike talks to Joel about his comedy getting “darker”, the value in changing cities in your stand-up career, and what happened to comic book movies? Mike has a podcast for that! Check out his YouTube special, too! This is one of the best line-ups all year at The Comedy Castle, so you know what to do!

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Podcast #182: Ian Bagg Will Fix Your Website

Its a sad week for Ian Bagg, as you’ll hear, but he’s at The Comedy Castle this weekend and he’s always great. Ian Tells Joel of how the NFL Draft screwed up his travel plans, why banning Tik Tok is not the answer to anything, and why Long Beach, California is his home and why he loves it so much. You’ll also hear Ian’s complaints about The Comedy Castle website and his ideas on how to sell tickets differently. Is it that bad? Well you can click right here and see for yourself! Ian’s tickets are going fast, as always, hope you can join us this weekend!

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Podcast #181: Josh Blue Cannot Be President

Josh Blue returns this week, and as one of the top draws at the club, we must say get your tickets now! And as Josh is starting to headline theaters, and he tells Joel about the pros and cons of theaters vs comedy clubs, what he does for fun at his cabin in Colorado, and why, unfortunately, Josh cannot ever run for President of the United States. Also, it’s 4/20 this weekend, but please control yourself. Josh’s tickets are going fast – so don’t miss him!

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Podcast #180: Rockin with Chris Porter

It’s always fun to talk to Chris Porter! He’s back at The Comedy Castle, as his unique touring schedule allows, this week. He tells Joel about getting thisclose to Travis Kelce, his upcoming rock-and-roll-tour-bus trip, the fruits of the Kansas City comedy scene, and why Joel shouldn’t be afraid of Steely Dan. Chris is a big-time favorite at the club! Get your tickets now!

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Podcast #179: TJ Miller is Doing Alright

TJ Miller is a frequent guest on this show and a favorite headliner at The Comedy Castle. This week, Joel finds out what makes “The Crowd Sorcerer Tour” more than just a crowd work show, how his peanut butter and hot sauce business is doing, and TJ tells of of his plan to put a comedy special – on the blockchain. TJ is one-of-a-kind and almost always sells-out, so get your tickets now!

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