I Guess I’ll Do It with Pat House

Rich Shultis

Rich Shultis began his comedy a little later than most comics. From NY to Florida, we talk about finding your audience and working the grind regardless of age. Pat House is a nationally-touring comedian based out of Philadelphia. A regular performer in comedy clubs, casinos, and theaters all over the country, Pat has been a choice…

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Josh Firestine

My good buddy, Josh Firestine, joins me on my latest episode. We don’t cross paths often, but whenever we do, we can talk comedy for hours. Originally hailing from San Diego, now living in Tacoma, we talk about my obsession with Mt. Rainier, how the military led to him trying stand-up, opening for our heroes…

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Reena Calm

Hilarious comic and fellow National Park enthusiast, Reena Calm joins me for a great chat. Reena is a true road dog; I don’t know anyone who hustles harder. From Connecticut to Chicago to Alaska and everywhere in between, Reena is CONSTANTLY on the road. We talk about the random and crazy, observations you find on long car…

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Chip Chantry

One of my first friends in comedy, Chip Chantry, joins me on this episode. Chip and I have a lot of similarities between our childhoods, comedy interests, and our careers. We chat about his very first time doing stand-up (opening for his brother’s band), our early days in the Philly scene, how Philly comedy has…

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Jill Maragos

Jill Maragos is my latest guest and we got into it! And by into it, I mean the nuts and bolts of jokes and joke writing. Why do descriptive words enhance jokes? What’s her separation between journals and notebooks for jokes? Why hasn’t anything from her journal gone into her joke notebook?? We delve into…

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Christy McCaffery

Writer, producer, and podcaster Christy McCaffrey joins me on this episode and we have a great discussion about creativity. We went to high school together but didn’t become friends until our 30s, and now we’re constantly chatting about writing and podcasts. From journaling, setting goals, and public speaking, we cover all the bases about creativity…

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Chris Porter’s First Time

Do Chris Porter and I enjoy playing guitar more than we enjoy doing comedy? (The answer is yes.) Did we both discover stand-up comedy in Kansas? (That’s another yes!) Chris and I chat about comedy, music, meeting your heroes and Chris shared a few memories of working with Mitch Hedberg. We’re back! Do it up!…

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Mike Vecchione’s First Time

Mike Vecchione is another fantastic comic that was great to me in my early days. He did such a nice thing for me 15 years ago, I still think about it to this day, and I remind him of that kind deed. We both worked The Laff House early in our careers and we both share some stories from there. Mike tells his most recent bombing story and we talk about his move from Philly to New York City, and the grind that comes along with moving to the comedy Mecca of the world. 

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Greg Fitzsimmons First Time

No BS, Greg Fitzsimmons has been one of my favorite comics since I was in high school, and having him on was an absolute blast. We talk about his early days in the tough Boston scene, watching Hedberg bomb, performing at the AVN awards and I tell him my favorite jokes I’ve watched him do over the years. Hands down, this episode is one of my favorites. 

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Eleanor Kerrigan’s First Time

“Richard Pryor called me a b***h!” Born and raised in South Philly before moving to LA, Eleanor Kerrigan was a waitress at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles for twelve years before she tried stand-up. We’ve done some interesting and crazy shows together. From Nick’s Roast Beef in Springfield, PA to theaters with Andrew Dice Clay, we cross paths often and it’s always great to chat. This is a really fun episode. We talk comedy, the road and Eleanor tells MULTIPLE stories of wanting to fight audience members. 

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