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Between Awesome and Disaster with Will Carey

Comedian and musician Will Carey sees life as a balance between two kinds of moments, awesome and disaster. He sits down with a guest to talk about their life, creative interests, and taking a disastrous moment and turning it into an awesome one. www.awesomedisaster.com
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Dec 30, 2016

Chris Migliaccio's path to comedy started in competitive karaoke.   Chris and Will discuss their personal reactions to the 2016 presidential election then tells Will about growing up in Flushing, New York, Tax Law,  live music, and how the elaborate world of competitive karaoke led him to discover and pursue sketch comedy, and also Stryper  lots of talk about Stryper.

 

Chris on Twitter

@themigs

 Chris's Comedy Group

https://www.facebook.com/backdoorbarbecue/?fref=ts

 

See Backdoor BBQ Live at the Pit in NYC on January 25th at 7:30PM 

Will Carey on Twitter

@comicwillcarey

www.willcareyisfunny.com 

Dec 23, 2016

Comedian Subhah Agarwal is driven.  She talks with Will about the desire to excel academically before finding comedy.  Sneaking out of her parents house to do open mics, Driving hours for stage time while pursuing and advanced degree, and some serious shop talk on road work, New York City clubs and college shows.

 

Subhah's Website

http://www.subhahcomedy.com

 

Subhah on Twitter:

@Subhah

 

Will Carey on Twitter:

@comicwillcarey

 

www.willcareyisfunny.com

Dec 7, 2016

The movie SLC Punk was comedian Camille Theobald's first taste of new ideas.  She talks to Will about growing up in a Christian household in Salt Lake City Utah, her dreams of becoming a pop star, moving to New York City to study musical theater and her time studying dance.  As well as how not fitting into a theater archetype lead to her pursuing stand up comedy.

 

Camille Theobald on Twitter

@camltheo

 

Will Carey on Twitter

 

@comicwillcarey

Will's Solo Show is this Friday in NYC!  Get tickets here.

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2712973

 

 

Nov 30, 2016

Kevin Froleiks returns to the podcast to discuss his newest project: a musical based on Lewis and Clark.  After checking in to see how each is weathering the aftermath of the 2016 US Presidential Election, Kevin and Will discuss the process of creating a musical from idea to first public performance.  Kevin discusses his first foray into serious original song writing in a genre he had minimal prior experience with, casting and rehearsing a full stage production in New York City on minimal budget, and the feeling of freedom that comes from taking control over your own creativity, and the course of your career.

 

Kevin Froleiks on Twitter

@KevinFroleiks

Get the Demo Recordings of Kevin's Lewis and Clark Musical for $5!

http://kfcomedy.bandcamp.com/releases

 

Will Carey on Twitter:

@comicwillcarey

Get Tickets for Will's Solo show in NYC December 9th!

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2712973

Nov 23, 2016

Comedian Mike Lemme is dedicated to figuring out his next hour of comedy.  So dedicated that he will take on incredible financial risks.  He talks with Will about finding the jokes in the dark times of his life, growing up in Massachusetts, and how being able to talk about what he's going through kept him from the vices which consumed others in his hometown.

Mike's website

www.mikelemme.com

Get Tickets to Mike's St Marks Sessions shows in NYC Thru December 4th

 

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Will Carey on twitter

@comicwillcarey

 

Get tickets to Will's Soloweek show December 9th at 8:30 PM

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2712973 

 

Nov 16, 2016

 

 

What starts as a conversation about performing on cruise ships soon turns into an amazing and revelatory conversation with comedian Maribeth Mooney.  She tells Will about growing up Irish Catholic in the Bronx before moving to Pennsylvania.  Enduring Bullying from an early age, how comedy became the suit of armor that helped her get through High School, becoming a minister and how improving her sleep habits helped her step back from the brink.  Plus Will reflects on the 2016 presidential election.

Maribeth on Twitter and Instagram.

@MaribethMooney

 

Will Carey on Twitter

@comicwillcarey

www.willcareyisfunny.com

 

Get Tickets to see Will's one man show Laughing Through the Sad as part of the Tank's Solo Week Festival in NYC December 9th at 8:30 PM

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2712973

Oct 28, 2016

Raconteur Alexander Scott works in many different mediums.  He talks to Will about studying radio in college, how he moved from stand up comedy to the storytelling community, his decision to leave college and into making short videos and films with Jake Hart.

 

Alexander on Twitter: @WittiestManEver

Alexander's website: http://yourtownisnext.com

 

Will on Twitter: @comicwillcarey

Will's hosting You Can Use That at the Creek and the Cave November 6th at 9 PM

 

 

Oct 19, 2016

Comedian and Writer Emily Winter's Journey through comedy began in the world of music.  She and Will discuss growing up in the suburbs and loving punk rock bands, problems created by food and their parents and how leaving her job in journalism led her to an internship at the Colbert Report, and the world of writing for TV

 

 Emily on Twitter

https://twitter.com/EmilyMcWinter

 

Will on Twitter

https://twitter.com/comicwillcarey

 

Will's 2 shows at the Experiment Comedy Gallery on 10/24/16 in Williamsburg Brooklyn 8 and 9:30

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Oct 13, 2016

Comedian Mo Fathelbab is trying to create a nook that will give comedians a chance they might not get other places.  He talks to Will about what lead to the creation of his own venue the Experimental Comedy Gallery,  the marketing and promotion of stand up comedy in New York, and the impact that Chris Rock had on him.

 

Mo on Twitter

@YesMoFathelbab

Experimental Comedy Gallery on Twitter

@TheExComedyNYC

 

Get $5 tickets for Will's two shows at the Experiment on 10/24 in Williamsburg 8 and 9:30 PM

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Sep 9, 2016

Comedian Daralyn Kelleher and Will have a lot in common.  She and Will discuss codependency, and difficulty letting people get close.  She tells Will about growing up around animals, her upcoming move to Los Angeles and building an emotional connection with an audience creates a deeper connection between audience and performer.

 

Daralyn on Twitter:

@deekizzle

Will on Twitter

@comicwillcarey

 

See Will's one man storytelling show tonight 9/9 at 8 PM in NYC at the Unicorn. $10 at the door.

http://theunicornnyc.com/calendar/

Aug 17, 2016

Comedian and Podcaster David Piccolomini remembers the moment he lost his faith in god.  He tells Will about growing up in a devout household, doing theater, comedy, How LARPing grows confidence, andhow letting go of his religious beliefs was his first moment of freedom.

 

David on Twitter:

@piccolomeany

David's Podcast

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/tinder-tales/id1114601263?mt=2

 

Will Carey on Twitter

@comicwillcarey

See Will's one man show Laughing Through the Sad at The Unicorn in NYC on Sept 9th at 8PM.  $10 Tix

 

Eric Andre and Hannibal Buress on each other's tinder

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8uwYo_M_I5Q

 

Aug 3, 2016

One of the first Punk Rock bands Will ever saw live was fronted by Matt Pless.  Matt tells Will about his days as the front man of 3 Prong Outlet, the early Maryland punk rock scene, working with SR-71 Frontman Mitch Allan, and how after his band fell apart he found new musical inspiration and made a name for himself in the DIY Folk Punk Scene.  Plus Matt Plays a Brand new song from his upcoming album as well as Ashtray from the album Tumbleweed.  

 

Matt Pless on Facebook

 

https://www.facebook.com/mattplessmusic?fref=ts

 

Buy Matt's Albums on Bandcamp

https://mattpless.bandcamp.com

or on Itunes

https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/matt-pless/id187808665

 

Host: Will Carey

NYC!! Will is hosting his monthly Free Stand up show You Can Use that Sunday 8/7/16 at 9PM at the Creek and the Cave in Long Island City Queens.  tweet him joke topic then come see him make comedians work them into their sets

https://www.facebook.com/events/1730483037201427/

Twitter: @comicwillcarey

www.willcareyisfunny.com

Jul 27, 2016

Anything Mike Mercadal wants to excel at he goes for completely until he achieves it.  Mike joins the podcast to have one of the most real honest, inspiring chats on Between Awesome and Disaster.  He talks With Will about his time as an Emergency Room EMT in Miami, working hostage negotiation tactics into the way he performs comedy, the system for getting by as a comic in NYC on a low budget, and how Beats by Dre aren't the best headphones on the Market.  

 

Mike on Twitter: @mikemercadal

Mike's Podcasts

http://zoh.podbean.com

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/meeting-of-the-mikes/id1083120463?mt=2

 

Will Carey

Twitter: @comicwillcarey

www.willcareyisfunny.com

Jul 20, 2016

Jake Hart and Will Shouldn't be friends but they are.  Jake tells Will about starting in community theater, growing up in Connecticut then florida, not enjoying fighting  evading the cops with his Dad being a bonding experience,  Drunken nights that ended with him being banned from UCB, and how that lead to him finding his comedy groove in the storytelling community.

 

Jake on Twitter: @JakeScottHart

Jake's Storytelling show The DUMP is at the Creek and The Cave in Long Island City, NY Tuesdays at 8PM

Pilot of Jake's Webseries the Dump on Youtube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBYw-fVTGls

 

Will Carey on Twitter: @comicwillcarey

www.willcareyisfunny.com

Will is doing a half hour of stand up tonight at 7:30 at QED in Astoria. $5 Tix 

http://qedastoria.com/collections/shows/products/tyler-richardson-will-carey-co-headlining-show

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Jul 14, 2016

Ben Conrad decided to move on from performing Stand up comedy, but still chases the creative rush from producing multiple live comedy he and Will have some serious shop talk about what goes into producing the best possible comedy shows, as well as the positive sides of mind altering substances and how your body revolts against you at a specific age.

 

Ben on Twitter: @TakeThe Conrad

Ben's next live show at the Creek and the Cave in NYC on July 15th 2016

https://www.facebook.com/events/1612951809033437/

 

Will Carey on Twitter: @comicwillcarey

Get ticket's for Will's co headlining show at QED in Astoria Queens on July 20th

http://qedastoria.com/collections/shows/products/tyler-richardson-will-carey-co-headlining-show 

Jul 6, 2016

Actor, Magician, Punk Rock Bassist, Comic.  Alex Fleming has done a lot of things and done them on both sides of the United States.  He and Will talk about his beginning in San Diego, how his Faith informed his humor, and how creating things helps combat his anxiety.

 

Alex Fleming on Twitter

@alex_h_fleming

 

Alex's Podcast

www.greatquestionpod.com

 

Will Carey on Twitter

@comicwillcarey

 

Tickets to see Will co headline at QED in Astoria, Queens on July 20th

 

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Jun 22, 2016

Comedian Daniel Perafan Sits down with Will to chat about growing up in New York City, the ethnic make up of Queens, fighting your internal demons and the true bravery that comes with choosing a life in comedy.

Daniel on twitter: @DanielJPerafan

Will on Twitter: @comicwillcarey

www.willcareyisfunny.com

 

Get tickets to Will and Tyler Richardson's co headlining  show in Astoria, NYC

 

https://www.facebook.com/events/110758002680070/

 

 

 

Jun 2, 2016

Comedian Momoh Pujeh joins Will to talk about his love of Arsenal FC, his beginnings in comedy in Philadelphia, and his hopes for working in the film business.

 

Momoh Pujeh on Twitter

@Yopujeh

 

Will Carey on Twitter

@comicwillcarey

 

New York City !  Get tickets for Will Carey's Storytelling show June 9th at 9 PM at the PIT Loft.  $5!

http://thepit-nyc.com/event/2016-06-09-laughing-through-the-sad

May 25, 2016

It's the Hudson River Derby of Podcasts only more polite.  Comedian Juan Escalante sits down with Will to talk Growing up in Miami, Comedy, how his love of soccer grew, NY Redbulls vs New York City Football club, and the food at Yankee Stadium vs Red Bulls Arena.

 

Juan Escalante

Twitter: @nerdwich

https://juanescalante.com

 

Get tickets to Will's one man show in NYC June 9th at 9PM at the Pit Loft

https://thepit-nyc.com/event/2016-06-09-laughing-through-the-sad

Twitter @comicwillcarey

www.willcareyisfunny.com

May 11, 2016

Patrick Hastie is trying to make up for lost time, he talks with Will about his time in Rap Metal and Emo bands in Iowa, some deep cut nu metal memories, working outside of traditional comedy clubs, and how he went from working at a gas station in Iowa to running two of the best shows in New York.

 

Patrick Hastie

Twitter: @PatrickHastie

 

Get Pat's Comedy EP for Free! on Beast Village Records

https://beastvillage.bandcamp.com/album/a-cool-rap-metal-ep

 

Will Carey

Twitter: @comicwillcarey

NYC! get tickets for Will's Storytelling Show at the Pit Loft June 9th at 9 PM  $5

https://thepit-nyc.com/event/2016-06-09-laughing-through-the-sad

Apr 20, 2016

Comedian John Bilancini found comedy after he got married and had a career.  John and Will talk shop on the NYC comedy community, producing live comedy shows, pop punk, the movie SLC Punk and the great state of Ohio.

Get John's Comedy Album on Band Camp

 

https://johnbilancini.bandcamp.com/releases

John on Twitter

@johnbilancini

https://twitter.com/JohnBilancini

 

Will is doing a show in Tokyo, Japan on April 21st!

http://www.tokyocomedy.com/standup_comedy_at_the_hobgoblin

 

Host Will Carey

@comicwillcarey

https://twitter.com/comicwillcarey

 

www.willcareyisfunny.com

Apr 13, 2016

Comedian Max Corbel left his life in his native Australia because there was no place to do stand up, and after months in New York City he had to move back, then 3 years later he surprised his friends in NYC with a visit.  Max talks with Will about growing up a world away from the American comedy scene, Australia, and how comedy got him through his parents divorce, and how he wants to get back to the USA permanently.

 

Max Corbel:

on Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/max.corbel.5

Max On Twitter: @maxcorbel

https://twitter.com/Maxcorbel

 

Host: Will Carey

On Twitter:

@comicwillcarey

https://twitter.com/comicwillcarey

www.willcareyisfunny.com

 

Mar 30, 2016

Comedy gave Dan King the ability to channel his feelings, and gave him permission to be the kid that didn't fit into normal suburban life.  Dan and Will discuss growing in a Irish Catholic family in South Jersey, escape plans for a Trump Presidency, Toying with the form of traditional stand up comedy, and the story of a 300 Page list of Jokes from a South Jersey Barber, plus a little soccer talk regarding the Philadelphia Union and the closing weeks of the English Premiere League.

 

See Dan and Will do Comedy live April 3rd 2016 at 6 PM for free at the Local NYC in Long Island City.

https://www.facebook.com/the8comedyshow/?fref=ts

 

Dan King:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/dan_j_h_king

Dan's Monthly Show at the Creek and the Cave in NYC

http://www.test-pilots.com

 

Host:

Will Carey

Twitter: @comicwillcarey

www.willcareyisfunny.com

Will's doing his one man storytelling show April 2nd at 8PM at the Pine Box Rock Shope in Brooklyn.  Free show!

Mar 21, 2016

Comedian Joseph Robert was homeless in New York City when he started doing comedy. He talks with Will about how he got by during that time,  being inspired by Bill Hicks and George Carlin, and how storytelling has gotten him closer to being himself on stage.  Joe and Will also dissect the Bill Hicks principals of comedy and the Insande Clown Posse's Catalog.

 

Joseph Robert on Twitter:

@BongRipsTheBook

 

Host: Will Carey

Twitter @comicwillcarey

www.willcareyisfunny.com

Mar 10, 2016

Comedian Kat Burdick grew up on military bases and Watching Saturday Night Live, She and Will have a chat about stand up influences, having a personal life and a creative life, relationships, and the positive work that can be done from Facebook comments fights.

 

Kat Burdick:

www.katburdick.com

Twitter: @TheKatBurdick

 

Will Carey

www.willcareyisfunny.com

Twitter: @comicwillcarey

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