Comedy @ The Carlson Cast

Comedy @ The Carlson Cast

In-depth interviews with the worlds greatest comedians. Live from our studio inside Comedy @ The Carlson in Rochester Ny.

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June 11, 2021 46 min

Not only is she a much sought after public speaker, not only is she an actress, not only she is a lawyer… She’s also our hilarious headlining comedian this weekend! The one and only Jackie Fabulous is our guest today! Jackie gained the nation’s attention as a semi-finalist in the 2019 season of America’s Got Talent and has been a constant presence on the country’s stages and television screens ever since. If you have any questions...
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Our guests today were the new host of the Funniest Person in Rochester Contest, Radio 95.1’s Bill Moran, and the always hilarious and delightful Mike Dambra. We talked with Mike about his amazing and unintentional early success, failed corporate gigs and being locked in a cage by Michael Bolton.
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May 20, 2021 16 min

Today’s guest is the leader of Nuts N Bolts, Rochester’s most storied Improv troupe. The one and only Frank Storace! This much-loved Improv group has been making audiences laugh for over two decades. If you come to a Nuts N Bolts show, you will not only get a good laugh, you may even get to participate to a degree. If you have questions for Frank text us at 585-484-0265. You can see the group here at Comedy at the Carlson for one...
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May 8, 2021 30 min

Today’s guest comes to us hot off of her appearances on “The Joe Rogan Experience” and “Lights Out With David Spade”… it’s Lara Beitz! Lara is one of the most talked about and praised comedians in the country right now. She’s vaulted from Chicago clubs, to being a regular at The Comedy Store to a near household name. If you have questions for Lara text us at 585-484-0265. You can see her here at Comedy at the Carlson for four mor...
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April 29, 2021 57 min

We have a special episode today with another installment of AMA (Ask Mark Anything) with Comedy at the Carlson’s co-owner and co-founder, Mark Ippolito! As the name would indicate, we’ll be asking Mark and his decades of experience in the industry anything we choose!
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April 23, 2021 48 min

Today’s guest is the very funny Ryan Niemiller. The self-proclaimed “Cripple Threat” of Comedy vaulted into the world of comedy and the Country’s consciousness after finishing third in “America’s Got Talent”. He has been touring the country for years and making crowds laugh everywhere he goes ever since.
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April 2, 2021 54 min

It was great to be back with one of our favorites guests, Chris Alan! We talked about his upcoming album, his multiple podcasts and how religion shaped his childhood and his relationship with his family. Follow Chris on Instagram at @chrisalancomedy
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July 17, 2020 53 min

Earl David Reed is back for a record-tying appearance on our show! He is a comedian who is known for his crowd work and is sure to be excited to be performing in front of a crowd again! Earl is not only a much sought-after talent who has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, HBO and Showtime, he also spent a few years here in our beloved Rochester.
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July 10, 2020 30 min

Today’s guest is Comedian, Impressionist & Actor Pablo Francisco! Pablo is a comedy veteran with 2 stand-up albums and 3 one hour specials to his credit. Today we talk about his improv roots, The Three Amigos Tour and much more.
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June 18, 2020 36 min

Today our guest is comedian Greg Hahn! Greg is known as one of the most up-tempo comics in the business and today we discussed the start of his career, his crowd preferences and why Marines are the funniest people on the planet.
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April 23, 2020 38 min

Today’s episode was a little venture in the world of pro wrestling with one of its most esteemed experts, Conrad Thompson. We talked about how he transitioned from making radio ads for his mortgage firm into a podcast empire, the greatest story teller of all time and about how Ric Flair handles an Uber ride. For more content like this, check us out at http://www.carlsoncast.com/subscribe
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April 22, 2020 41 min

Thank you very much to our friend Earl David Reed for spending some time with us today. We talked about his recent health scare, how much divorce lawyers are going to make when this is all over. Earl also brightened our day talking about how great our show and The Carlson in general are. Be more like Earl. If you want to hear more content from us, visit http://www.carlsoncast.com/subscribe
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April 21, 2020 30 min

We were able to catch up with one of our favorite guests today, Chris Franjola! Chris is always a blast to talk to and today was no different. We talked about what happened to “Lights Out With David Spade”, his hilarious Instagram videos and the desperation of celebrities to be seen during the pandemic. Check out his Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/chrisfranjola. If you want to see more of our show, visit http://www.carlsonc...
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April 17, 2020 31 min

Vinnie checks in with world famous comedian and friend of the show Brad Williams, they discuss what it's like having a newborn baby during a pandemic, his epic anti-bullying GoFundMe fundraiser, and finally why you should always meet your heroes! Brad is performing online April 24th & 25th at www.nowherecomedyclub.com You can also get a personalized message from Brad at https://www.cameo.com/bradwilliamscomic
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April 15, 2020 22 min

We got to catch up with our good friend, Rochester native and very funny comedian, Chris Alan today from his current home in rural Virginia. We talked about his rather unique sport viewing habits during the quarantine, getting past his initial anxiety about the virus and what we think the world will look like when this is all behind us. For more of our content, visit http://www.carlsoncast.com/subscribe so that you don’t miss a thi...
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April 14, 2020 17 min

The Stand Up News is back today with our stalwart and slightly moist host, Ross Johnson! We discussed the early history of British sketch comedy, some exciting new Netflix specials to get us through our isolation and drive-in stand up comedy. If you want to hear more, check us out at http://www.carlsoncast.com/subscribe
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April 13, 2020 21 min

Today we checked in with of friend and hilarious woman, Vicki Barbolak from her palatial trailer in California! She’s been very busy making and selling masks to keep you safe, working on her upcoming book and strolling around the “old people zoo” that her neighborhood has become. If you want to see or hear more from us, check us out at http://www.carlsoncast.com/subscribe
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Today’s guests are the co-founders Comedy @ The Carlson, Mark Ippolito and Suresh Goel! They gave us an update on what’s going on here at The Carlson given the current situation and the inside scoop on a lot of awesome plans they have for the venue once things return to relative normalcy.
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Vinnie, Ross, Billy and Bryan are back today with another episode of Comedy History! Billy taught us about comedy legend, Bob Newhart, some of television’s more successful spin-offs and we all demonstrated our ability to remember when July is. Ross also made us slightly uncomfortable with his new background. If you want to hear or see more, check us out at http://www.carlsoncast.com/subscribe
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April 8, 2020 48 min

Today’s guest from afar was our good friend, actor, comedian, writer and all around hilarious guy, Jimmy Shubert! We checked in on him from his home in California to see how he’s holding up. Jimmy is a very opinionated guy and we knew he wouldn’t disappoint. We talked about his new daily routine, taking some time to look inward and help others during our isolation and what the world of comedy may look like when we reach the other s...
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