Tag: humor

Talking Live Comedy and Legends with Comedy Cellar Owner Noam Dworman, Plus A Stand-Up Life Lesson – Episode 489

Comedy Cellar owner Noam Dworman joins Nancy to discuss the history and highlights of the legendary New York City comedy institution, why famous Comedy Cellar alums keep coming back, and the ever-changing world of stand-up (1:27). Plus, television comedy writer, producer and stand-up Joel Madison (Roseanne, Crashing) shares a lesson learned from the comedy stage (37:07).

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Talking Stand-Up Success, Comedy Careers, and Helping Others Shine with Wendy Liebman, Plus A Glimpse Into The Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop and Some College Admission Humor – Episode 488

Comedian Wendy Liebman joins Nancy to discuss her stand-up journey from earlier performances to popular late night show appearances and comedy specials, and the importance of mentoring and being memorable (1:48). Plus, a review of the popular Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop (22:00, 25:23) and a humor essay that helped change Nancy’s writing world (37:48).

Find out more about segment sponsor Ultimate Disco Cruise (1:25).

Find out more about the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop.
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Watch Wendy Liebman’s Taller On TV.

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Talking Humor, Comic Strip Success, and Life Shifts with Cathy Guisewite, Plus How To Make New Year’s Resolutions Work For You – Episode 487

Emmy Award-winning cartoonist Cathy Guisewite joins Nancy to discuss the history of her daily comic strip Cathy, finding humor in challenging topics, her creative process, why she ended the popular comic strip after three decades, and her new book Fifty Things That Aren’t My Fault (1:45).

Find out more about segment sponsor Ultimate Disco Cruise (1:22).

And to kick off the new year, career success and work-life expert Kathy Caprino talks with Nancy about her love-hate relationship with New Year’s Resolutions and how we can maximize the likelihood of reaching our goals in 2020 (38:21).

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