Interviews Archive

The Birthday Boys Return With A Little Seasoning Two

The Birthday Boys are back! The seven-man UCB alum sketch team returns to IFC for Season 2 on October 17th at 11:30PM. After successful debut season, the Boys continue to be ground-breaking with their narrative form of sketch comedy. Capturing the spotlight on cable, IFC rolls out the

Jerrod Carmichael’s First Stand-up Special is on His Own Terms

Jerrod Carmichael celebrated the release of his HBO comedy special in a way that was most true to him: eating Krispy Kreme donuts, drinking champagne, and doing stand-up comedy. A few nights before his first stand-up special “Love at the Store” was to air, Carmichael hosted a show

Neko White: The Intro of the Whole Story

At fourteen years old, a teenager is getting ready for high school.  Trying out for sports, joining after school clubs, and starting to date are things one does commonly at that age.  For Neko White, being fourteen also meant becoming a stand-up comedian.  After seven years in,

EXCLUSIVE: Weird Al Yankovic Celebrates First Number 1 Album, “Mandatory Fun”, Reveals Upcoming Projects, Announces Tour [Video]

After finishing an eight day internet tour of premiering a new music video everyday, Weird Al Yankovic earned the number one spot on the Billboard 200 this week. His biggest hit from the “Mandatory Fun” album, “Tacky”, parodies Pharrell’s “Happy”, and is filled with comedic cameos like

‘Skinny Sundays’ Review Featuring Interviews with Brent Morin, Jerrod Carmichael (Video)

While the rest of Los Angeles winds down before another work week, Skinny Sundays gives comedy fans a chance to end their weekend on a high note. The monthly show at the Hollywood Improv is produced by Joey DePaolo and Sam Varela and has established itself as

Meet The Comics: Miguel Dalmau, Chris Lamberth, & Dan Perlman

It’s that time again ladies and gents to Meet the Comics!  In this edition, AmericasComedy got to hang with three up and coming comics who rock the mics in New York City and are on their grind daily.  Miguel Dalmau, Chris Lamberth, and Dan Perlman keep full

Mark Normand: Relatably Edgy

Mark Normand is a hilarious comedian with a unique voice.  Literally, he has a very unique voice. Comedically as well, that old-timey tone and his innocent looking face let him get away with a lot of things other comedians can’t. He’s recently been seen on Last Comic

Kurt Metzger Wants You to Buy His Album So He Can Stop Working All The Time

Kurt Metzger is a lot of things – a curmudgeon, a Facebook provocateur, a bit of a lunatic and a brilliant stand-up. He’s co-host of the RaceWars podcast, a refreshingly honest (and funny) take on current events and hot button issues; he’s written for Inside Amy Schumer

‘Can I Kick It?’ Exclusive Backstage Interview with Al Jackson, Tone Bell, Rob Christensen (Video)

Can I Kick It? has only had two outings and has already proved to be a refreshingly creative take on the commentary style comedy show. Al Jackson, Tone Bell, and Rob Christensen took the stage at the Westside Comedy Theater in Santa Monica to show their appreciation

Jim Florentine: Fearlessy Funny

The world has become a very politically correct place.  Whether the intent was for a good reason or out of fear of those complaining, the conversation has lost its honesty.  Enter the comedian.  Even more specifically, enter Jim Florentine.  Co-host of VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show and

Andy Sandford – Beards, Bummers and Booze

Andy Sandford was one of the first New York comedians I ever met.  This was back in 2011, when he was touring with the Beards of Comedy (Andy, Joe Zimmerman, Dave Stone and TJ Young) and living in the apartment with a couch in the kitchenette he

XMEN: Days of Future Past Interviews (Video)

If you haven’t see X-MEN: Days of Future Past then you are missing out.  This was probably the best X-MEN movie of the entire series.  And I don’t want to spoil anything but Quicksilver has the best scene of the entire movie.  I got to sit down with

Why Dan St Germain is So Bad at The Good Times

Dan St Germain is a NYC-based comedian who is soon to be an Angelino, but in the meantime he has a great album called Bad at The Good Times coming out on A Special Thing Records. Dan is already a familiar face from Comedy Central’s The Half

Sam Tripoli Talks Dirty Comedy, Sports Bets and Being Yourself

Sam Tripoli’s second album, Believe in Yourself, drops on AllThingsComedy May 20th.  Sam is an LA-based comedian, who founded The Naughty Show and was one of a tiny handful of people passed immediately to the Main Room of The Comedy Store by Mitzi Shore (fun fact: Roseanne

Comedian Jessica Michelle Singleton Invades the Stage in Europe (Video)

Jessica Michelle Singleton can be seen frequently performing stand-up comedy throughout the Los Angeles area. Standing at only 4’11” but packed full of energy, her observational wit and self-deprecating comedy on stage will leave you in tears. You can follow her at Facebook.com/JessicaMichelleSingleton or follow her on