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Bleav in Joke Artists

From Howard Stern to NBC, from The Emmys to late night stand up, Ryan Devir and Jason Katz have worked in the comedy scene for years. They’ve produced some great stand up comedy specials and even have their own celeb web series “2 Buffoons.” Now, they’re talking to some of the best comics and insiders about life in stand up, joke writing, road stories, and what it takes to make it. So if you can bear the sound of their voices you’re in for a real treat.

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Latest Episodes

Paul Costabile

Comedian and host of NBC’s “Beat the Clock”, Paul Costabile discusses his experience hosting a gameshow for a major TV Network as well as interviewing some of the top celebrities in the world. From creating his own late night talk show in the streets of NYC, to pranking the cast of “The Jersey Shore”, to … Continued

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Producing A Comedy Special

Hosts, Ryan and Jason, discuss their experience producing, directing, and editing comedy specials for comedians Mark Normand, Sam Morril, and Joe List. They reveal the difficulties and excitement involved with a lower budget production as well as the key knowledge and experience needed to make something look and sound much more expensive than it is.

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Joe List

Comedian Joe List discusses his newest and free special, ‘I Hate Myself’ as well as the challenges comedians face in a Covid world. From performing in Iraq to performing at socially distant baseball stadiums, Joe talks about the emotional rollercoaster he’s experienced as a stand up. Joe reveals his unique approach to joke writing and … Continued

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Monroe Martin

Monroe Martin explains what it was like to be the last comedian to perform at the Comedy Cellar in NYC before quarantine shutdown the city. He discusses the dangers of being too focused on social media and how, without comedy shows, people aren’t able to process social issues that normally would be unifying in a … Continued

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Marc Summers

Iconic host, Marc Summers, reveals how starting out as a stand up comedian/magician led to hosting Nickelodeon’s “Double Dare” and Food Network’s “Unwrapped.” Having been in the business for over 40 years, Marc talks about how stand-up comedy has changed, how to balance work and home life, and how being a good person should always … Continued

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Sam Morril

Comedian Sam Morril discusses his newest comedy special, “I Got This”, which was directed by host, Jason Katz. Sam reveals the struggle stand up faces during quarantine and post quarantine, his joke writing process, and he reflects on his experience working with Todd Phillips on the film, “Joker.”

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Mark Normand

Comedian Mark Normand talks about his newest comedy special, “Out To Lunch,” and the state of comedy since quarantine. Co-host, Jason Katz, reveals what it was like to edit Mark’s special as well as what it took to promote it themselves. Mark addresses the ever changing landscape of comedy. From trends and red flags, to … Continued

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The hosts of “Joke Artists,” Ryan Devir and Jason Katz, introduce themselves and reveal their years of work in the comedy world and what listeners can expect from every episode. “Joke Artists” takes you directly into the mind of the comedian. They also take a moment to ponder just what love is …

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Ryan Devir & Jason Katz