Episode 24 – Comic Michael Statham brings the Southern Funny!

(Birmingham, AL) – From the great state of Alabama, comic Michael Statham joins us for Episode 24 of “Troy Wilde Interviews.”

Michael talks about working the competitive comedy stages in some of the biggest cities in the South. And we consider whether audiences in the South are cooler than audiences in New York and Los Angeles.
“Troy Wilde Interviews” is the broadcast quality podcast dedicated to interviewing comics in the US, and internationally. You can listen or subscribe on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher Radio, and our website.

Episode 23 – Bob Fisher, Ice House Comedy Club owner brings the funny and the comedy history!

(Pasadena, CA) From the Los Angeles suburb of Pasadena, Bob Fisher, the owner of the (World Famous) Ice House Comedy Club joins us for Episode 23 of “Troy Wilde Interviews.”

Bob talks about owning and operating the iconic Ice House since 1978 and working with Robin Williams, David Letterman, Jay Leno, Gerry Seinfeld, Dana Carvey, George Lopez, and many others who would go on to find fame and fortune by making people laugh.
At one point, Bob also asks me if I graduated middle school, after I used the word “intuiting.” Is it actually a word?
“Troy Wilde Interviews” is the broadcast quality podcast dedicated to interviewing comics in the US, and internationally. Listen/subscribe on Apple Podcasts (iTunes) Stitcher Radio, Google Play, YouTube, and our website www.troywilde.com

Episode 22 – Australian Comic Marcus Ryan talks about touring the world, being profiled and stereotyped, and we talk about our moms!

(Melbourne, Australia) – From the Land Down Under, veteran comic Marcus Ryan joins us for Episode 22 of “Troy Wilde Interviews.”
Hear how Marcus left a promising career in Breakfast Radio after doing stand up for the first time at age 20. Since then, Marcus has toured the world.
I also discuss an unfortunate episode of personal incontinence, and talk about how the late Gregg Allman and his brother the late Duane Allman, much like the Grunge rockers who came later, looked liked they smelled really bad.
“Troy Wilde Interviews” is the broadcast quality podcast dedicated to interviewing comics in the US, and internationally. Listen/subscribe on Apple Podcasts (iTunes), Stitcher Radio, Google Play, YouTube, and our website www.troywilde.com

Episode 21 – Jinx Yeo, Singapore Comic talks about government censorship, playing mainland China, and his mom.

(Singapore) – From Southeast Asia, the very funny Jinx Yeo joins us for Episode 21 of “Troy Wilde Interviews.”

We talk about government censorship and possible flogging in some of the countries where Jinx performs. Seriously, comics can get a government-sanctioned beating for telling the wrong jokes in China, Myanmar and other Asian countries. I’d liked to be flogged.

I also share my view on how 30 years of performing grunge music may have played a role in Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell’s suicide. Seriously, grunge musicians, take a fricking shower.
“Troy Wilde Interviews” is the broadcast quality podcast dedicated to interviewing comics in the US, and internationally. Listen/subscribe on Apple Podcasts (iTunes), Stitcher Radio, Google Play, YouTube, and our website www.troywilde.com

Episode 20 – Joyce Artinian likes herself, is super funny, we share a love for Howard Stern, and we discuss the dark side of Carol Burnett.

(Hackensack, NJ) – From the NYC suburb of Hackensack, the very funny Joyce Artinian joins us on Episode 20 of “Troy Wilde Interviews.”
We discuss our mutual love for Howard Stern and I play the news demo that nearly landed me a gig with Howard on Sirius in 2013. We also talk about the very dark side of Carol Burnett.
“Troy Wilde Interviews” is the broadcast quality podcast dedicated to interviewing comics in the US, and internationally. You can listen/subscribe on Apple Podcasts (iTunes), Stitcher Radio, Google Play, and YouTube.

Episode 19 – Comic Jon Levine actually likes himself, and he brings the FUNNY!!

(Atlanta) From Atlanta, comic Jon Levine brings the funny for Episode 19 of “Troy Wilde Interviews.” Jon is a minority among comics because he likes himself and has healthy and strong family relationships. In related news, my low self-esteem is at an all time high.

Jon talks about playing clubs around the Southeast and his deep love of comedy, and performing in general.
“Troy Wilde Interviews,” is the broadcast quality podcast dedicated to interviewing comics in the US, and internationally. You can also listen/subscribe on Apple Podcasts (iTunes), Google Play, Stitcher Radio, and YouTube.

Episode 18 – Erik Knowles

(Fort Walton Beach, FL) – From Fort Walton Beach the very funny Erik Knowles joins us for Episode 18 of “Troy Wilde Interviews,” the broadcast quality podcast dedicated to interviewing comics in the US, and internationally.
Erik tells how he and others are using comedy to help bring joy to veterans through the Wounded Warrior Project.
Erik, a former Marine with a bit of an attitude issue, found his passion for comedy after the USMC big dogs ordered him to perform at a talent show, as a punishment. Fourteen years later, Erik is performing around the country, developing a sitcom about his five kids, producing a stand up album, and bringing laughter to his veteran brothers and sisters.

Episode 17 – Jill Kimmel, Jimmy’s little sister?

(Phoenix, AZ) – From Phoenix, the very funny and very cool national touring comic Jill Kimmel joins us for Episode 17 of “Troy Wilde Interviews.” Jill tells us how an open mic changed her life and launched her comedy career. She’s opened for Arsenio Hall and other big names, and performs around the country. Jill also talks about growing up in Las Vegas, and both the benefits and challenges of having a famous sibling. I also reveal that I am, in fact, the illegitimate son of Don Rickles.

Episode 16 Paco Erhard – German Comic Talks About Being a “German Comic” RIP CHARLIE MURPHY

(Melbourne, Australia) – German comic Paco Erhard joins us from the Melbourne International Comedy Festival for Episode 16 of “Troy Wilde Interviews.” Paco explains why a German guy has a Spanish first name, and talks about the challenges and rewards of being a “German Comic.” (Those folks ain’t exactly known for their shtick) We also talk about Paco performing at comedy festivals around the world, and living in Germany again after 15 years abroad. Plus, a tribute to the late Charlie Murphy.

 

Episode 16 Paco Erhard

Episode 15 Jojo Georgiou WE LOVE RICKLES

(United Kingdom) – A comic from Texas living in London? What the hell…
Jojo Georgiou, a Texan who performs in the United Kingdom and throughout Europe, joins us from London for Episode 15 of “Troy Wilde Interviews.”
Dedicated to the late and great DON RICKLES.
Jojo and I talk about the tremendous impact and influence of Mr. Rickles. I talk about meeting the man backstage with my alcoholic date at a casino in Palm Springs, and wishing that I was his illegitimate son. Meanwhile, Jojo was seduced by an Englishman n the late 1990’s and took up permanent residency in London.