Above the Laughs

by Above The Laughs

Above the Laughs
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 8
  • Last: 3 Jun 2013
Above the Laughs is a comedy podcast that is recorded in the offices above The World Famous Laugh Factory in Chicago. Hosted by struggling comic/underpaid employee Matt Chiaramonte, ATL features conversations with everyone from a nationally headlining comics to a comedy club wait staff. If you want to know everything there is to know about the world of standup comedy, then you need to get Above the Laughs!

Episodes (8)

  • Dom Irrera
    Dom Irrera
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    Published: 3 Jun 2013 Duration: 12:22
    Comedy legend Dom Irrera sat down in the offices above Laugh Factory Chicago to discuss his new video podcast, his comedy heroes and peers, and how he adjusts his act for different crowds. Check out Dom Irrera Live from the Laugh Factory on... Read more →
    Comedy legend Dom Irrera sat down in the offices above Laugh Factory Chicago to discuss his new video podcast, his comedy heroes and peers, and how he adjusts his act for different crowds. Check out Dom Irrera Live from the Laugh Factory on... Read more →

  • Neal Brennan
    Neal Brennan
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    Published: 20 May 2013 Duration: 13:52
    Accomplished writer (Chappelle's Show), director (The Goods, New Girl), and podcaster (The Champs) Neal Brennan is taking the standup world by storm. Just days before taping his first Comedy Central hour special, Neal sat down with Matt to ... Read more →
    Accomplished writer (Chappelle's Show), director (The Goods, New Girl), and podcaster (The Champs) Neal Brennan is taking the standup world by storm. Just days before taping his first Comedy Central hour special, Neal sat down with Matt to ... Read more →

  • Brendon Burns & Bill Dawes
    Brendon Burns & Bill Dawes
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    Published: 20 May 2013 Duration: 35:55
    LA vet Bill Dawes and Australian powerhouse Brendon Burns joined Matt in the offices above Laugh Factory in our longest (and most educational) podcast to date. They discuss everything from Australian genocide to joking about rape, and virtu... Read more →
    LA vet Bill Dawes and Australian powerhouse Brendon Burns joined Matt in the offices above Laugh Factory in our longest (and most educational) podcast to date. They discuss everything from Australian genocide to joking about rape, and virtu... Read more →

  • Aaron Weaver
    Aaron Weaver
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    Published: 25 Mar 2013 Duration: 16:39
    Moments before taking Chicago Laugh Factory stage for the final time before moving to LA, I sat down with Aaron Weaver to discuss starting standup in Chicago, his future on the west coast, and everything in between. His method of "winging i... Read more →
    Moments before taking Chicago Laugh Factory stage for the final time before moving to LA, I sat down with Aaron Weaver to discuss starting standup in Chicago, his future on the west coast, and everything in between. His method of "winging i... Read more →

  • Mike Young and Camilla Cleese
    Mike Young and Camilla Cleese
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    Published: 13 Mar 2013 Duration: 22:23
    Mike Young, who was headlining a weekend of shows at Laugh Factory Chicago sits down with me to discuss the relationship between comics and crowds. We were lucky enough to be joined by Camilla Cleese, a comic from LA that was doing a guest ... Read more →
    Mike Young, who was headlining a weekend of shows at Laugh Factory Chicago sits down with me to discuss the relationship between comics and crowds. We were lucky enough to be joined by Camilla Cleese, a comic from LA that was doing a guest ... Read more →

  • Jamie Masada
    Jamie Masada
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    Published: 13 Mar 2013 Duration: 15:23
    Owner and founder of The World Famous Laugh Factory, Jamie Masada, sits down with me in the offices about Laugh Factory Chicago. One of the most influential people in the comedy world, Jamie speaks eloquently about everything from protectin... Read more →
    Owner and founder of The World Famous Laugh Factory, Jamie Masada, sits down with me in the offices about Laugh Factory Chicago. One of the most influential people in the comedy world, Jamie speaks eloquently about everything from protectin... Read more →

  • Dior Sharp
    Dior Sharp
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    Published: 13 Mar 2013 Duration: 15:49
    Dior Sharp is the sound tech at Laugh Factory Chicago. While he's relatively new to the comedy world, for the past few months he has been watching hours of standup, every single day, from his sound booth. He is a very interesting guy and ha... Read more →
    Dior Sharp is the sound tech at Laugh Factory Chicago. While he's relatively new to the comedy world, for the past few months he has been watching hours of standup, every single day, from his sound booth. He is a very interesting guy and ha... Read more →

  • Mike Stanley and Danny Kallas
    Mike Stanley and Danny Kallas
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    Published: 13 Mar 2013 Duration: 24:38
    Year after year, comics who make it big in Chicago leave the city that raised them for either New York or Los Angeles. Danny Kallas and Mike Stanley, two of Chicago's most popular comics, have reached that point in their careers. I sat down... Read more →
    Year after year, comics who make it big in Chicago leave the city that raised them for either New York or Los Angeles. Danny Kallas and Mike Stanley, two of Chicago's most popular comics, have reached that point in their careers. I sat down... Read more →