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November 2, 2015 @ 10:03 pm

Josh Gondelman & Joe Berkowitz

Josh Gondelman & Joe Berkowitz wrote You Blew It!: An Awkward Look at the Many Ways in Which You've Already Ruined Your Life (http://amzn.to/1jbLjYS)

Josh is a writer for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and creator of Modern Seinfeld on Twitter. Joe is a writer and staff editor at Fast Company.
Josh & Joe discuss twitter, Seinfeld as Star Trek, and how to answer the question "Are You a Feminist?"
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August 11, 2015 @ 5:19 pm

Writing Coach Jen Grisanti

A conversation with Writing Coach and teacher Jen Grisanti about doing the work to be a writer. Jen discusses with Wayne why writers need to go out and live a life to have something to write about and how we should all be an active hero in our own stories. 

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July 27, 2015 @ 9:20 am

Comedian Liz Russo

Comedian Liz Russo talks with Wayne Manigo about taking care of your health in the strange business of comedy. They also discuss how being too self critical can stifle your writing and how her dick jokes bring her closer to God.

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July 6, 2015 @ 2:04 am

Ep.8 Sew and Tell Edition

If you have a bully this episode will not really be any help. Tonight's episode focuses on one joke from the what would you bring to show and tell exercise. We also discuss bully's and how to stop them with appliances.

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June 11, 2015 @ 10:53 am

Misery Loves Comedy - John Vorhaus

Writer John Vorhaus discusses with Wayne Manigo the new Kevin Pollak's documentary Misery Loves Comedy, depression in comedy, and writing more with Wayne Manigo.

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May 14, 2015 @ 9:15 pm

Ep. 7:If You See The Anus Tattoo…

It's okay Ben we're all embarrassed by our family. Tonight's episode is a grab bag of prompts. The first was to write an Affleckian story from your ancestors that you're hiding. The second is to create a Trading Places situation and juxtapose two characters.

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April 28, 2015 @ 1:13 pm

Ever Wonder How Michael Black Writes Jokes

No, not that Michael Black. Not that one either. This Michael Black and this Michael Black. Michael is a comedian in DC who spoke with us about how he writes and develops material. Michael started as an improv performer and has developed into stand up with a great future telling jokes. You can watch some of Michael's skills playing a fake Congressman here. Enjoy!!

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April 22, 2015 @ 9:45 pm

Ep. 6: I’m Batman, Your Imaginary Friend

You may not feel like an adult but you probably need to pretend to be one. So this week the comics wrote jokes starting with the setup "Being an adult means..."

We discuss a few jokes most of us liked and one that we didn't. 
Stop me if you heard this one: Batman, Burt Reynolds, and James Franco walk into your imagination...
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April 15, 2015 @ 4:57 pm

A Longer Than 5 Min. Special Episode: How to Create Your Own Open Mic

If you need more stage time to try material maybe it's time to start your own Open Mic. In this Very Special Episode Wayne Manigo has "the talk" with Kandyce August about what to do when you're ready to start your own open mic.

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April 15, 2015 @ 11:18 am

Ep. 5:Wear One of These!!

The comics this week take ridiculous subjects or phrases to create jokes. If you “Wear One of These” you'll also be able to write jokes. 

Sorry about the background noise; bars can be noisy.

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Music: Turn Your Love On Me by The Doughboys

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