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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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Mar 7, 2016

Will Watkins was almost a priest before he was a comedian.  The two Will's chat about growing up religious in the South, the grind of working a full time job while doing stand up full time and how Will Watkins walked away from paid stand up work in order to move to New York City to continue his career.

 

Will Watkins

Twitter: @WilliamAWatkins 

 

Will Carey

www.willcareyisfunny.com

Twitter @comicwillcarey

Feb 25, 2016

Comedian and visual artist Grant Lindahl doesn't seem like the type of person who grew up in the mountains.  Grant and Will discuss their Maryland roots and discuss how Art and Comedy are the saving graces when you grow up in a town that bands would write songs about getting out of.  to close out this Grant and Will brainstorm a sketch and Grant leaves Will with a picture hand drawn during the podcast.

 

Grant Lindahl

Twitter: @Gvlindahl

Instagram: gglindahl

www.grant.squarespace.com

 

Grant's year long stand up show that Will is a part of

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

 

Host: Will Carey

Twitter: @comicwillcarey

www.willcareyisfunny.com

Feb 22, 2016

Comedian and comic book artist Patrick J. Reilly sits down to chat about how excessive drinking caused him to nearly ruin his career in comedy.  He talks with Will about how he was able to rebuild his personal and creative life, his comic book influences, growing up in Brooklyn and his connections to his old neighborhood.

 

Pat on Twitter:

@notpatreilly

 

Pat on Etsy:

https://www.etsy.com/shop/NotPatReilly

 

Pat's tumblr

http://me-comic.tumblr.com

 

Host:

twitter: @comicwillcarey

www.willcareyisfunny.com 

Feb 18, 2016

Comedian Coree Spencer is the kind of person who goes after what she wants with a tenacity few else can muster.  She talks with Will about how she came from living in a van in high school, to sharing the stage with Steve Pearl, meeting Robin Williams and how her new project the Cinder Block Comedy Festival  is looking to create more chances for comedians that deserve it.

 

Coree Spencer

Twitter @coreespencer

Submit to the Cinder Block Comedy Festival:

http://www.cinderblockcomedyfestival.com

 

Host: Will Carey

Twitter: @comicwillcarey

www.willcareyisfunny.com

Feb 15, 2016

Kevin Froleiks was the first friend Will made in NYC comedy, He and Will head up to Kevin's roof for a middle of the summer conversation about starting out in small comedy scenes, relationships, sketch writing, and chasing a dream while trying to balance your life.

 

Kevin and Will's Webseries :The Worst Landlord

https://www.youtube.com/user/TheWorstLandlord

 

Kevin Froleiks:

www.kfcomedy.com

Twitter:@KevinFroleiks

Kevin's podcast Let's Read Together:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/lets-read-together/id871331902

 

Will Carey

www.willcareyisfunny.com

Twitter @comicwillcarey

Feb 11, 2016

Comedian and NY Shamrocks SC Striker Sinead Hennessy comes from a family of 6 brothers where Soccer was a tradition.  She sits down with Will to have a really honest conversation about soccer,f amily, how relationships with parents change as we age, and the intersection of stand up comedy and therapy.

Sinead Hennessy:

https://www.facebook.com/sinead.hennessy.90?fref=ts

NY Shamrocks on Facebook

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

 

Host: Will Carey

Twitter: @comicwillcarey

www.willcareyisfunny.com

 

 

Feb 8, 2016

The delightful, and ever insightful Comedian Sam Zelitich joins Will to discuss his beginnings in theater, and playwriting and how theater became the first place he felt a sense of community.  Sam and Will share past theater stories, star wars, and Sam shares his insights into the first time he met Will.

Twitter: @samzeezy

 

Host: Will Carey

www.willcareyisfunny.com

Twitter: @comicwillcarey

Feb 4, 2016

Comedians Alexis Guerreros & Christian Polanco Are insightful about all aspects of Sports and Comedy.  They stop by to chat with Will about Soccer, how sports were the common ground growing up in neighborhoods where they didn't feel they fit in, broken homes, and the joys of comedy and getting a foot in the New York comedy club scene.

 

The Cooligans Podcast on iTunes

http://tinyurl.com/hp33xw5

 

The Cooligans on Youtube

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9vSK3zfF1NsQpsqyYV2Kug

 

Alexis on Twitter @notalexis

 

Christian on Twitter: @chrispolanco

 

Cooligans on twitter: @soccercooligans

Feb 1, 2016

Comedian Tyler Richardson sits down with Will to chat about growing up with Military Parents, his time in the Military, working as a car salesman navigating the landscape of comedy clubs in New York City, star wars, comic book movies, and how he maintains a positive frame of mind.

 

NYC- Catch Tyler live on 2/1/16 at Caroline's on Broadway at 7PM

 

Twitter: @Ty1erRichardson

 

Host

Will Carey

www.willcareyisfunny.com

twitter: @comicwillcarey

Jan 28, 2016

Family trauma, Suicidal Depression, and Air Force Boot Camp predated Benel Germosen's path into comedy.  He tells Will about his lowest lows and how Cognitive Behavorial Therapy, Comedy, and Quality Friendships helped him through the worst times of his life.

 

Benel's Twitter: @benel_germosen  

 

Host: Will Carey

Twitter @comicwillcarey

www.willcareyisfunny.com

Jan 25, 2016

Comedian Mark Reiss was one of the first people Will meet upon moving to NYC, and then Mark disapeared for the better part of two years.  Mark sits down to chat with Will about where he was during that time and how coming to terms with himself made him happier as a person and funnier as a comic, as well as starting out in punk bands in high school, early family life in the DMV (DC, Maryland, Virginia), comedy, and mental health.

 

Mark Reiss

Twitter: @MarkReissComedy

 

Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChKjvM8ZChCfFp5HD0c5GcQ

 

Will Carey

Twitter: @comicwillcarey

www.willcareyisfunny.com

Jan 21, 2016

Comedian Drew Morgan talks with Will about growing up in the south, country music, going from being a public defender into stand up comedy, his experiences having worked in the legal system, and having a family member go through it.  

 

Drew Whitney Morgan

Twitter: @averagedrew

www.averagedrew.com

 

Will Carey

Twitter: @comicwillcarey

www.willcareyisfunny.com

 

 

Jan 18, 2016

Comedian Will Carey kicks off the first episode of his Podcast with an excellent first guest.  Storyteller David Lawson sits down with Will to discuss growing up in the Maryland/DC area, sports rivalries, working in live theater, one person shows and building the bridge between the stand up comedy and storytelling communities.  

 

Will and David will be sharing a double will of their storytelling shows in NYC Saturday 1/23/16 at 8PM at Bunga's Den.  Free Show!

https://www.facebook.com/events/890033491112485/

Will Carey

Twitter: @comicwillcarey

www.willcareyisfunny.com

 

David Lawson

Twitter:  @dtlawson

www.dtlawson.com

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