Comedian, actor (Not Another Not Another Movie), founder of GI's of comedy tour who received the purple heart for his service in Iraq discusses how comedy saved his life after battle, laughing in the face of death and his new podcast Battlescars.
Edi Patterson (HBO's Vice Principals, Blackish, Curb Your Enthusiasm) on why improv as a way of life: Let go. Lean in. Listen. And be stupid silly for no good reason.
Christina P. (Netflix Presents Mother Inferior, Chelsea Lately) tells us all about getting paid to be yourself, balancing motherhood and career, being a woman in comedy, getting woke, and her recent enlightenment involving a rat.
Josh Johnson (Conan, Tonight Show, Hart of the City) argues life IS fair. He also talks dirty in this episode about sex, relationship, white privilege, and "starfishing".
Comedy Central's 'The Comedy Jam' drummer Nick Liberatore on playing drums while the best comedians of our time sing their favorite songs; and Michelle (Iron Lung, Yale Repertoire) on life as a singer, actor and stand up. Together we discuss the connections, similarities, and differences between music, comedy and the sacred burden of following your dreams.
Mike Carrozza, named one of the top 10 comics in Montreal, debates Kelly about whether or not true altruism exists, discusses why he likes to sit around and think about death and implores you to be a better audience
Wheeler Walker Jr.'s music tops both comedy and country music charts because they're as funny as they are catchy. He and Kelly talk about the difference between racist and political views (hint: they're not the same at all) and how Ol' Wheeler built a country music empire on not giving a f#$*
DeAnne Smith (HBO’s Funny As Hell) and Kelly try to figure out if the universe is really speaking to them or if they’re just ego-maniacs and then tell you why it sucks to lose a loved one in the digital age.
Erica Rhodes (Prairie Home Companion, @midnight, Modern Family, New Girl) on astrology, destiny, magic and Garrison Keillor's social skills.
New York Times acclaimed political comic Hari Kondabolu (Conan, Fresh Air, Comedy Central Presents) on comedy as "sword and shield", the pitfalls of political humor, and his ride on the pendulum between God and Atheism.