The Comedian's Comedian Podcast

Stuart Goldsmith


For anyone who writes comedy, makes comedy, loves comedy, or just has an interest in comedians and what makes them so annoying.

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189 - Chris Gethard

December 5th, 2016

Softly spoken and absolutely committed to the truth, Chris Gethard took Edinburgh by storm with a searingly honest and blackly funny show about depression and attempted suicide. We talk about creativity and catharsis, his superb blogs, and whether or not performing is therapy… See Gethard live...

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188 - Andy Askins

November 28th, 2016

One of comedy’s happiest and most humble men, Andy Askins reduces audiences to tears with his beautifully subtle and innocent-seeming punchlines. We discover the extraordinary backstory to his career, and find out about the decisions behind his whispered powerhouse performance. See Stu on tour in 2017 www.comedianscomedian.com/tour Support the...

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187 - Carmen Lynch

November 21st, 2016

Carmen Lynch combines deft writing, rhythm and performative poise, to deadly effect. We talk about stopping and re-starting comedy, and how it feels to escape from the day-job a second time. We also explore the beauty in simplicity, how to beat shyness with performance, and her recent spots on Letterman and Conan. Follow @lynchcarmen or go to...

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186 - Tony Law Returns

November 15th, 2016

A lot has changed since Old Tone’s last appearance on the podcast. He’s clean, sober and re-launching, but no less of a uniquely hilarious act. We talk about how he’s trying to extract value from everything in his life, and look back on how, like Obelix, he fell into the potion… This episode is sponsored by www.nextupcomedy.com where you can...