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Comedy Wham Presents is a podcast featuring interviews of sketch, improv, and stand up comedians from Austin Texas.
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Jul 17, 2016

Lara Smith catches Bob Khosravi and they chat about his comedy career, how he got started and how important his mom and dad were to his early comedy development. 

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Jul 6, 2016

Chip Pope loves to write comedy and it permeates his interview with Valerie Lopez. With a career spanning over 20 years in the industry, he's bound to have a few stories. You'll dig this interview with Valerie Lopez. 

 

Photo Credit: Chip Pope

Jun 10, 2016

After chatting with Jesse Joyce, Mike Macrae and JR Brow on different occasions, Aaron Brooks decided to move to Austin in 2012. After the move, he quickly endeared himself to the local comedy scene. 

Since that time, he's come to co-host Bounce House with Danny Polumbo, been featured on many showcases and has told a story on the Risk! Podcast.

Photo credit: An Indoor Lady

Jun 10, 2016

Aaron Brooks opens up about doing comedy in the St Louis area and what his first set was like. Hint: it was in the 7th grade. He also peels back the curtain a bit and talks about developing his comedy style.  

Photo Credit: An Indoor Lady

Jun 8, 2016

Author, comedian, radio host, musician, @midnight three time champ, Dave Hill has many hats and many monikers. Listen to his interview with our Valerie Lopez as he talks of life, comedy, writing and Honest Abe Lincoln. 

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Jun 7, 2016

In Part 2 of the interview, Duncan Carson and Brendan K. O'Grady talk about their current projects which include putting on Sure Thing every week and now growing Sure Thing Records.

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Jun 7, 2016

Brendan K. O’Grady and Duncan Carson are just friends, or comedians, they’re also partners. The duo have been hosting Sure Thing at Austin Java on Lamar and Parkway for several years and have started a comedy record label named Sure Thing Records. My good friend and partner here at Comedy Wham, Valerie, chatted with them for a bit.

Photo Credit: Sure Thing Records

Follow Brendan on Twitter @YourPalBKO , Duncan @ADuncanCarson and their show @SureThingATX

Jun 7, 2016

Part two of the interview has Adam talking about his current projects including writing for ATX Tonight, and building the Central Texas comedy scene.

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Follow Adam on Twitter @adamwolf77

Jun 7, 2016

In Part 1, comedian, veteran, and epic internet troll, Adam Wolf talks about entertaining the Austin area since 2011. Wolf has been blocked by Donald Trump on every major social media platform. He can be seen cracking wise at open mics around town and doing shows in the Killeen area.

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Follow Adam on Twitter @adamwolf77

Jun 7, 2016

In Part 2 of the interview, Michael Good talks about what he's been up to since moving to Austin. Good has been hitting up open mics, hosting for Mike E. Winfield and hosting his own open mic at Mr. Tramps. 

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Follow Michael on Twitter @MichaelGoood  (3 Os)

Jun 7, 2016

Michael Good set out for Austin after coming to the conclusion that warmer winters are better than the wind swept frozen corn fields of his native Iowa. In part one of his interview, Good tells Valerie Lopez about his first open mic, and reluctance to tell people about his comedic goals.

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Follow Michael on Twitter @MichaelGoood  (3 Os)

Jun 7, 2016

In part two of his interview, Martin Urbano talks about his experiences in Austin, working with Yusef Roach, and two shows he helps host and coordinate: The Damn, Dirty, Filthy Show! at Nasty’s Bar; and The Little Miss Comedy Pageant at The New Movement Theater.

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Follow Martin on Twitter @martinurbano

Jun 7, 2016

Martin Urbano really, really loves comedy. His passion has landed him in Austin via a route across Texas that would give Fibonacci a wet dream. Part one of his conversation with Valerie Lopez tells of his early adventures and how he got his start in comedy.

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Follow Martin on Twitter @martinurbano

Jun 7, 2016

We add another element to Katie Pengra’s story in Part 2. Dustin Svehlak (sway-lock) joins the party and chats with Valerie about several projects he and Pengra have in the works under the Voltaic Video banner. Svehlak can be seen around town, filming Cap City Comedy Club’s FPIA Contest and sets for any comedian who want it done.

Credit: Skippy Leland Photography

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Jun 7, 2016

Born in Arizona, Katie Pengra wanted to beat feet to California as soon as possible, but her parents insisted on college. Find out how this, Peewee’s Playhouse and Maria Bamford affected her early comedy career in part one of her interview with Valerie Lopez.

Photo Credit: Skippy Leland Photography

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Jun 4, 2016

Since coming to Austin, Chris Tellez has been very busy. Most notably, is his monthly showcase, S**t's Golden (not happy with you, iTunes - ed), at The Spider House Ballroom. There's more too! 

 

Photo Credit: Wendel Wilhelm

Jun 4, 2016

Valerie Lopez catches up with Chris Tellez as he talks of his getting his start in stand up comedy in Dallas, TX, open mics and early comedy influences. 

Photo Credit: Wendel Wilhelm

May 30, 2016

The Damned Dirty Filthy Show, Moontower Comedy Festival, and Just for Laughs Fest are a few topics Abby Rosenquist and Valerie Lopez talk about in this episode. 

Photo Credit: Leah Muse

May 30, 2016

Have you heard of Abby Rosenquist? Well, you should have. Listen to how she got started in comedy - it involves Nebraska.

Photo Credit: Leah Muse

May 21, 2016

Lisa Friedrich returns to talk to Valerie about her plethora of projects she's currently involved with - there are many. This means if you can't seem to find a way to see her on stage, you really aren't trying hard enough. 

Photo Credit: Kana Livosli with Dos Mundo Creative

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May 21, 2016

Lisa Friedrich's early life was zigzagged across the state of Texas. After finally settling in Houston she met her best friend who loved sketch comedy. That sparked an 18 year career in sketch, improv and stand up comedy. Find out more about her origins as she chats with Valerie Lopez. 

Photo Credit: Kana Livolsi with Dos Mundos Creative

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May 18, 2016

What is Joe Faina up to now? What is Not a Fan Podcast? How can you find him online? You know what to do. *hint: click the play button*

May 18, 2016

Valerie Lopez gets Joe Faina to chat about getting his start in comedy and his hard earned PhD in Communication Studies. 

May 18, 2016

Vanessa Gonzalez talks about her foray into the stand up comedy scene. She also speaks with Valerie about her current one-person show I Don’t Know Why You’re Saying That. 

Follow Vanessa @buhnessa and visit her website: vanessacomedy.com
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May 18, 2016

Vanessa Gonzales chats with us about her roots as a Laredo native and her comedy past, We explore her start in a high school pep rally skit, and how she hooked up with the Austin Latino comedy scene.  There may be a reference to The New Movement Theater and Chris Trew. Okay, there’s definitely a reference to Chris Trew and his theater.

Follow Vanessa @buhnessa and visit her website: vanessacomedy.com

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