December 18th, 2012
Episode 24 of 245 episodes
Are stand-up comedians simply repressed clowns? That’s the question posed by Phil Burgers, iconoclastic creator of the deliriously funny “Dr Brown”. He passionately explores the the importance of receiving an audience not transmitting to them, searching for the pleasure in being an idiot, and why “need” kills comedy. He also explains how he has created work by improvising a completely new show, every night of a festival. This podcast could change your performing life.
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