Arts and Crass

by Jon Stark

Arts and Crass
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 18
  • Last: 9 Apr 2015
A live comedy podcast from Minneapolis, Arts and Crass features live performances of the clean, dirty, and in-between from standup comedians. Hosted by Jon Stark

Episodes (18)

  • Race to the Coffin
    Race to the Coffin
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    Published: 9 Apr 2015 Duration: n/a
    This week's focus group edition of Arts & Crass included me and fellow Minneapolis comic Anil Bandhakavi. We talk with Jesse Irvin and John Dick Winters of the Race to the Coffin Comedy crew from Pittsburgh. We talk jokes, suicide, white gu... Read more →
    This week's focus group edition of Arts & Crass included me and fellow Minneapolis comic Anil Bandhakavi. We talk with Jesse Irvin and John Dick Winters of the Race to the Coffin Comedy crew from Pittsburgh. We talk jokes, suicide, white gu... Read more →

  • Wil Anderson
    Wil Anderson
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    Published: 23 Mar 2015 Duration: n/a
    Host of TOFOP/FOFOP, Australia's The Gruen Transfer, guest on Chelsea Lately, multiple fringe festival award winner, and world class touring standup comedian. Wil Anderson.
    Host of TOFOP/FOFOP, Australia's The Gruen Transfer, guest on Chelsea Lately, multiple fringe festival award winner, and world class touring standup comedian. Wil Anderson.

  • Focus Group 8 (aka VI.iii)
    Focus Group 8 (aka VI.iii)
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    Published: 2 Mar 2015 Duration: n/a
    Peace and kindness, mostly puppies, and good thoughts
    Peace and kindness, mostly puppies, and good thoughts

  • Focus Group 7
    Focus Group 7
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    Published: 3 Feb 2015 Duration: n/a
    Minneapolis comedy represents itself with humility, grace, and equanimity. OR THROUGH BEER
    Minneapolis comedy represents itself with humility, grace, and equanimity. OR THROUGH BEER

  • Focus Group 6
    Focus Group 6
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    Published: 14 Jan 2015 Duration: n/a
    Focus Group: group conversation at its most chaotic
    Focus Group: group conversation at its most chaotic

  • Stepdaddy Issues
    Stepdaddy Issues
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    Published: 18 Dec 2014 Duration: n/a
    This podcast features the late great Bill Young and the very much alive Nick Piontek. Unless you're listening to it in the far future, in which case Nick is also dead. Everyone's dead. Spoiler: Everyone was dead all along. Brought to yo... Read more →
    This podcast features the late great Bill Young and the very much alive Nick Piontek. Unless you're listening to it in the far future, in which case Nick is also dead. Everyone's dead. Spoiler: Everyone was dead all along. Brought to yo... Read more →

  • Say You Want A Revolution
    Say You Want A Revolution
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    Published: 5 May 2014 Duration: n/a
    Leah Mansfield came to the Casket Arts studio for a funny and serious chat. We also welcome local bilingual labor mediator James Wells! Leah takes time from her busy road schedule to mix it up with local Minnesota comedians, share comedy in... Read more →
    Leah Mansfield came to the Casket Arts studio for a funny and serious chat. We also welcome local bilingual labor mediator James Wells! Leah takes time from her busy road schedule to mix it up with local Minnesota comedians, share comedy in... Read more →

  • Field Trip 1
    Field Trip 1
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    Published: 28 Apr 2014 Duration: n/a
    This week we tried a new experiment. Instead of the usual focus group, I asked the question: what if comedians could have a conversation with each other's ideas through sets? So a few brave souls came to the Casket Arts Studio 314 for a sp... Read more →
    This week we tried a new experiment. Instead of the usual focus group, I asked the question: what if comedians could have a conversation with each other's ideas through sets? So a few brave souls came to the Casket Arts Studio 314 for a sp... Read more →

  • The Power of Positive Thinking
    The Power of Positive Thinking
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    Published: 9 Mar 2014 Duration: n/a
    Phil Kolas and David Harris join us for a night of classic Borscht Belt humor and magic.* This was a really fun episode as we get deep with two of Minneapolis' truly funny guys who also happen to be nice (being nice without being funny is ... Read more →
    Phil Kolas and David Harris join us for a night of classic Borscht Belt humor and magic.* This was a really fun episode as we get deep with two of Minneapolis' truly funny guys who also happen to be nice (being nice without being funny is ... Read more →

  • Here I Stitch
    Here I Stitch
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    Published: 25 Feb 2014 Duration: n/a
    Spoiler: the twist ending was simply breaking the episode into two parts so we could include the complete Alvin Irby performance and interview. It's a good one, so get into it!
    Spoiler: the twist ending was simply breaking the episode into two parts so we could include the complete Alvin Irby performance and interview. It's a good one, so get into it!

  • Paging Doctor Bro
    Paging Doctor Bro
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    Published: 24 Feb 2014 Duration: n/a
    The Arts and Crass studio stage is seized this week by Alvin Irby, Kait Varkados, and Benjamin Hoffman. We get to laugh, get to know the limits of medical diagnostic terminology, and get to catch up with an old friend. Kait sets the appeara... Read more →
    The Arts and Crass studio stage is seized this week by Alvin Irby, Kait Varkados, and Benjamin Hoffman. We get to laugh, get to know the limits of medical diagnostic terminology, and get to catch up with an old friend. Kait sets the appeara... Read more →

  • Sleeper
    Sleeper
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    Published: 14 Jan 2014 Duration: n/a
    In this episode we probe the comedic brains of two of Minnesota's hottest young standup comics. Robert Fones steps in for an absent friend and gives us a good show, after which we go deep on the subject of our youthful shames. Turner Barrow... Read more →
    In this episode we probe the comedic brains of two of Minnesota's hottest young standup comics. Robert Fones steps in for an absent friend and gives us a good show, after which we go deep on the subject of our youthful shames. Turner Barrow... Read more →

  • Woe Begone Boys
    Woe Begone Boys
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    Published: 2 Jan 2014 Duration: n/a
    In this stunning edition of Arts and Crass, Sid Oxborough and Justin Colucci drop by the Dancing Fork Studios for back to back joke-telling-and-a-chat. We get deep on comedy, impvov vs. standup, and the places performers come from. And Just... Read more →
    In this stunning edition of Arts and Crass, Sid Oxborough and Justin Colucci drop by the Dancing Fork Studios for back to back joke-telling-and-a-chat. We get deep on comedy, impvov vs. standup, and the places performers come from. And Just... Read more →

  • Focus Group 2
    Focus Group 2
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    Published: 15 Oct 2013 Duration: n/a
    More Focus Group follies--group conversation among comedians. Friend of the show Matt Kohr returns, bringing with him Mike Linden and Laura Westley-Williams. We talk immigration, celebrity self-help, and lessons for pedestrians. Time for yo... Read more →
    More Focus Group follies--group conversation among comedians. Friend of the show Matt Kohr returns, bringing with him Mike Linden and Laura Westley-Williams. We talk immigration, celebrity self-help, and lessons for pedestrians. Time for yo... Read more →

  • Love Minus Zero No Limits
    Love Minus Zero No Limits
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    Published: 7 Oct 2013 Duration: n/a
    Jon Stark presents a live comedy podcast, performed in an art studio in Northeast Minneapolis
    Jon Stark presents a live comedy podcast, performed in an art studio in Northeast Minneapolis

  • Focus Group 1
    Focus Group 1
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    Published: 3 Oct 2013 Duration: n/a
    The inaugural Focus Group findings podcast launches, with looser group conversation between comedians. Friend of the show John Conroy appears and he brought a posse including Phil, Alvin, Matt, Robert, Eric, Jamie, and Kate. It's a lively n... Read more →
    The inaugural Focus Group findings podcast launches, with looser group conversation between comedians. Friend of the show John Conroy appears and he brought a posse including Phil, Alvin, Matt, Robert, Eric, Jamie, and Kate. It's a lively n... Read more →

  • Fathers and Sons
    Fathers and Sons
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    Published: 19 Sep 2013 Duration: n/a
    Jon Stark presents a live comedy podcast, performed in an art studio in Northeast Minneapolis
    Jon Stark presents a live comedy podcast, performed in an art studio in Northeast Minneapolis

  • Straight Talk
    Straight Talk
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    Published: 10 Sep 2013 Duration: n/a
    Back to school with Josh, Trevor and ...uh...a drug addled horse! Getting back on a regular schedule, Arts & Crass Live returns with Josh Florhaug. We talk jokes and relationships, and the White Man's Burden I guess? Trevor Wade reminds the... Read more →
    Back to school with Josh, Trevor and ...uh...a drug addled horse! Getting back on a regular schedule, Arts & Crass Live returns with Josh Florhaug. We talk jokes and relationships, and the White Man's Burden I guess? Trevor Wade reminds the... Read more →