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The Comedian's Comedian Podcast with Stuart Goldsmith

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Stuart Goldsmith talks to fellow stand-up comedians about how they create funny stuff and manage their career. These very in-depth interviews are interesting and revealing. There's over 100 episodes here:

Previous Episodes

Kyle Kinane.

Episode 85 - Kyle Kinane

17th July 2014.   59 minutes.

A self-confessed 'sad, bearded white dude', Kyle Kinane has more empathy than the next road warrior, and more bite than the next peddler of whimsy. He talks here about eschewing...


Nick Doody.

Episode 84 - Nick Doody

10th July 2014.   80 minutes.

Nick Doody is a textbook 'unsung hero' of comedy: fiercely analytical, and with an approach to jokes that is both cerebral and instinctive. He talks here in fascinating detail about...


Aamer Rahman.

Episode 83 - Aamer Rahman

1st July 2014.   64 minutes.

Aamer Rahman was on the verge of giving up his career in overtly-political comedy when his YouTube standup clip on 'reverse racism' went life-changingly viral. We talk about anger, activism,...


Andy Zaltzman's History Of The Third Millennium. Andy Zaltzman. Copyright: Avalon Television.

Episode 82 - Andy Zaltzman

24th June 2014.   86 minutes.

The grand high sultan of Bullshit-istan, Andy Zaltzman is one half of the incredible Bugle Podcast, and combines densely-written satirical nonsense with improvised flights of fancy. He goes into detail...


Luke Heggie.

Episode 79 - Luke Heggie

5th June 2014.   55 minutes.

Although still new, Sydney-based Luke Heggie is a breath of dry, dusty air to a circuit stuffed with comic book-readers and 'star-fuckers'. A blue-collar Aussie bloke who won RAW on...


Michele A'Court.

Episode 78 - Michele A'Court

28th May 2014.   60 minutes.

Autobiographical and observational New Zealand comedian, blogger and feminist, Michele A'Court speaks passionately about authenticity, insecurity and the right to challenge. We discuss her refusal to apologise, the disappearance from...


Ben Hurley.

Episode 76 - Ben Hurley

20th May 2014.   82 minutes.

Laidback observationalist Ben Hurley made a foray to the UK some years ago, and returned to his native New Zealand to become a TV hero. We get stuck into the...


Carey Marx.

Episode 75 - Carey Marx (Live)

30th April 2014.   65 minutes.

Carey Marx is a silver-tongued charmer who delights in navigating boundaries of logic, language and taste. With a unique take on verbal dexterity and misdirection, informed in part by his...


Max & Ivan are Con Artists. Image shows from L to R: Max Olesker, Ivan Gonzalez.

Episode 73 - Max and Ivan (Live)

17th April 2014.   62 minutes.

To call Max & Ivan a comedy double-act with a narrative doesn't really do justice to this pair of rubber-faced, multi-voiced storytellers, who have a penchant for sneaking actual theatre...


Kerry Godliman.

Episode 71 - Kerry Godliman

3rd April 2014.   81 minutes.

A recipe for a happy life as a comic? Kerry Godliman is a superb observationalist, and a tremendous comic actor. She shares her philosophy on writing, gigging and how to...


Dave's One Night Stand. Tim Vine. Copyright: Amigo Television / Phil McIntyre Entertainment.

Episode 70 - Tim Vine (Live)

31st March 2014.   58 minutes.

Alongside his famously prodigious output of punnery, Tim Vine is a wonderfully imaginative comedy creator. As well as talking us through his writing techniques, he describes how he structures an...


Ed Byrne.

Episode 69 - Ed Byrne (Live)

19th March 2014.   62 minutes.

Ed Byrne is a charming, argumentative sod - with a fantastically natural comic ability. We discuss whether it's funnier to take time finding the truth of a subject, or to...


Sean Hughes. Copyright: Alan Peebles / BBC.

Episode 68 - Sean Hughes (Live)

13th March 2014.   58 minutes.

Sean Hughes is a thoughtful, reflective performer, with a passion for self-expressive and profound comedy. A pioneer of the themed, narrative stand-up show, after the 90s he quit the fishbowl...


Gary Delaney.

Episode 67 - Gary Delaney (Live)

5th March 2014.   89 minutes.

Punchline virtuoso Gary Delaney knows one-liners inside and out, and in this crackling live episode recorded in Wolverhampton he treats us to a comprehensive technical analysis of his art. Taking...


Will Franken.

Episode 66 - Will Franken (Live)

27th February 2014.   55 minutes.

Will Franken is a one-man sketch explosion who creates multi-layered and mind-bending comedy with the exuberance of a bedroom DJ. From writing a new 90 minute show monthly to be...


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