During the Have You Seen My Mom? tour, Brian and Amber met Katlin and Candice on a Rocketship Comedy show in Indianapolis. After hanging out at the show Brian and Amber came over for a day to podcast that ultimately a forged a new friendship. They discuss the Indianapolis comedy scene, sketch writing, and podcasting.
Whether you know Casey from Electro Cult Circus or Oddfellows Oddities, there is no question that he is tapped into the creative scene in Columbus. He has dedicated his career to not only make good music but to make meaningful connections to support the performing artists across Columbus. Casey and Brian discuss their motivations to create and how death is the next challenge for creatives and people to embrace.
Brian begins the interview asking Luke about writing new material since his CD recording. Luke then talks about his experiences starting out as a comedian in London and finding a niche audience with his YouTube channel. The comedians wrap up with how Luke is using hist talents to help the people of Standing Rock.
Despite winning the Columbus Funny Bone competition Henry Allen is still learning who he is as a comedian and a person. Henry connects with Brian Doney about how they both began stand up at 17 and the crazy lessons they’ve learned about comedy on and off stage. Henry discusses about writing comedic songs and sketches, his dream city for comedy, and the one time he opened for Survivor.
The alternative, psychedelic, and instrumental Rosalie’s Lucid Dream is made up of two brothers, Micah and Christian Foster. The two talk about how they go to great lengths to discover new sounds to make simple, beautiful melodies in their music. The conversation also takes a turn to how being inventive can be lonely or a frustrating endeavor but ultimately awarding.
What happens to comedians when they move to a bigger city? Setoiyo is here to shed some light on the transition from Columbus to Philadelphia and what happens to the creative process along the way. He also discusses his belief that hard work, challenging yourself, and determination get you only so far if you don’t remember first: Be funny and have fun.
Setoiyo will be performing at Comedy-Gasm! This Saturday (Feb. 20th) at 8pm.
With new theme music from Soundtrack ’96 Brooke Cartus talks about being a lesbian comedian-lawyer-singer Lady. Brooke goes into depth about PC crowds, handling hecklers, and developing a stage persona.
Brooke Cartus has a CD Size L for Ladyavailable on iTunes, a column available at Outlook Ohio Dyke Like Me, and will be headlining Camelot Cellars February 12th. Be sure to visit her website often to keep updated with upcoming shows and blog posts.