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Green

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Successful comedians often give the advice, “Keep your head down, work hard, and you’ll figure it out.” Stu Melton and Jake Fromm ask them to go deeper and explain how they do what they do best. Each guest shares stories and advice on the things they excel at, like podcasting, writing for television, and producing their own comedy shows. Recorded over the span of six-seven months, Season 1 tracks Stu and Jake’s attempt to improve their own comedy skills while learning from the pros.

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Successful comedians often give the advice, “Keep your head down, work hard, and you’ll figure it out.” Stu Melton and Jake Fromm ask them to go deeper and explain how they do what they do best. Each guest shares stories and advice on the things they excel at, like podcasting, writing for television, and producing their own comedy shows. Recorded over the span of six-seven months, Season 1 tracks Stu and Jake’s attempt to improve their own comedy skills while learning from the pros.

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Fantastic Pod!

By Michael_ T - Jul 31 2017
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Great quality podcast with helpful advice. Give it a listen!

Must listen!

By Wecan44 - Jul 21 2017
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Great interviews, great hosts, great time.

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31 Ratings
Average Ratings
30
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Fantastic Pod!

By Michael_ T - Jul 31 2017
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Great quality podcast with helpful advice. Give it a listen!

Must listen!

By Wecan44 - Jul 21 2017
Read more
Great interviews, great hosts, great time.
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Green

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Successful comedians often give the advice, “Keep your head down, work hard, and you’ll figure it out.” Stu Melton and Jake Fromm ask them to go deeper and explain how they do what they do best. Each guest shares stories and advice on the things they excel at, like podcasting, writing for television, and producing their own comedy shows. Recorded over the span of six-seven months, Season 1 tracks Stu and Jake’s attempt to improve their own comedy skills while learning from the pros.

Rank #1: 1.3 Puzzle Pieces & Sand Castles: How to Pitch a TV Show with Dan Perlman

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Comedian Dan Perlman got the chance of a lifetime when the pitch for his original animated television show, That's My Bus, got picked up by Fox at the Set to Screen competition at the Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival. Dan describes how he researched bus driver stories, prepared an efficient pitch and convincing answers to inevitable questions, and created his own animated short to win over television executives.

Dan Perlman: @danjperlman
Stu Melton: @tellsjokes
JakeFromm: @jakefromm
greencomedypodcast.com | greencomedypod@gmail.com | https://www.facebook.com/greencomedypod/
Jun 04 2017
1 hour 29 mins
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Rank #2: 1.8 The Chaos of Comedy: How to Produce Shows with Jo Firestone

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The multitalented Jo Firestone's credits include Montreal Just For Laughs New Faces, a Comedy Central Half Hour, and writer on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. But she's best known as the undeniable, undefeated queen of New York comedy production. Between comedy institutions like Punderdome 3000, the Unexpectashow, and the Inner Beaty Pageant, Jo runs some of the most unique and entertaining comedy shows in the New York. In this episode, Jo talks about the joy of accomplishing what you thought you couldn’t, discusses the value of chaos in comedy, and shares her three rules for producing a successful show. Also, Stu shares a story about a haunted house that might just be a confession to a crime!

Jo Firestone: @kingfirestorm | jofirestone.com
Liza Minnelli & Pudding Wrestling: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vJzwx6qLLA
Stu Melton: @tellsjokes
Jake Fromm: @jakefromm
greencomedypodcast.com | greencomedypod@gmail.com | https://facebook.com/greencomedypod
Jul 10 2017
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Rank #3: 1.4 What Everybody Thinks But Nobody’s Thought Of: How to Be a Well-Rounded Performer with Nick Vatterott

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From stand up to sketch to improv, when it comes to comedy Nick Vatterott has done it all. Although he's gone on to release a Comedy Central Half Hour as well as his Comedy Central album For Amusement Only, Vatterott shares how a creative breakthrough landed him a spot at the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival, on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and more.

Nick Vatterott: @nickvatterott | nickvatterott.com
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon set: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBFKSwMLjC4
For Amusement Only on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/4lLBACStl0VtF2JYNTGwrL
Stu Melton: @tellsjokes
JakeFromm: @jakefromm
greencomedypodcast.com | greencomedypod@gmail.com | https://www.facebook.com/greencomedypod/
Jun 12 2017
1 hour 57 mins
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Rank #4: 1.6 And That Brings It Back to Death: How to Write for Television with Marlena Rodriguez

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After creating her own web series while living in Chicago, comedian Marlena Rodriguez landed a dream job writing for the Netflix show Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Since then, she’s moved onto other TV writing projects. Marlena shares writing insights like what it takes to get a writing agent and submit packets, how to treat yourself as a professional, and why she thought Jake was asking her out on a date when they first met for coffee.

Marlena Rodriguez: @MarlenaRodrigz | marlenarodriguez.com
We Have To Move: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJzkeKA5z6Q&t=2s
What Would My Friends Do Podcast: https://soundcloud.com/user-538332225
Stu Melton: @tellsjokes
Jake Fromm: @jakefromm
greencomedypodcast.com | greencomedypod@gmail.com | https://www.facebook.com/greencomedypod/
Jun 26 2017
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Rank #5: 1.5 Incest Is Gay: How to Do Comedy Festivals with Anthony DeVito

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Only a few years into stand up comedy, Anthony DeVito's very first festival acceptance was to the prestigious Montreal Just For Laughs "New Faces." Since then, Anthony has performed at some of the best festivals throughout the U.S., including Bridgetown, Sketchfest, and the Boston Comedy Festival. Through his unusual story, Anthony shares tips on how to get into festivals and what they are and aren't good for.

Anthony DeVito: @AnthonyDeVito_ | http://www.anthonydevitocomedy.com/
This American Life story: https://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/572/transformers?act=1
Stu Melton: @tellsjokes
Jake Fromm: @jakefromm
greencomedypodcast.com | greencomedypod@gmail.com | https://www.facebook.com/greencomedypod/
Jun 19 2017
1 hour 22 mins
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