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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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Now displaying: July, 2019
Jul 29, 2019

Comedian and Podcaster Jake Flores wasn't intimidated even when Homeland Security knocked on his door.  He talks to Will about the government coming to your house over a joke on the internet, growing up in Houston Texas, Punk Rock, how his college experience was disillusioning and freeing at the same time, DIY Touring and the business side of having a successful podcast like Pod Damn America.

 

Jake's Website: http://www.feraljokes.com/

Jake on Twitter: @feraljokes 

Jake's Podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/poddamnamerica

Will on Twitter: @comicwillcarey

Awesome Disaster on Twitter: @AwesomeDPod

Support the Podcast: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MDBxX0iqT

https://www.patreon.com/awesomedisaster

Jul 25, 2019

Sketch writer/Performer Mike Brian is the last member of Backdoor BBQ to make an appearance on Between Awesome and Disaster.  He Talks to Will about growing up on Long Island, being an introvert and having 5 siblings, working warehouse jobs in high school, and what drew him to take a sketch class at the People's Improv Theater leading to the creation of the sketch group Backdoor BBQ

 

Backdoor BBQ's next show  July 26th in NYC

https://thepit-nyc.com/events/backdoor-barbecue/

 

Mike on Twitter: @themikebrian

Will on Twitter: @comicwillcarey

Support the podcast:

https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MDBxX0iqT

www.patreon.com/awesomedisaster

 

Jul 22, 2019

Comedian Cyrus McQueen and Will never thought they would swap travel stories about Phuket Thailand but that is where this conversation begins.  He talks to Will about his experiences with his Wife in Phuket, growing up in The Roxbury neighborhood of Boston, Loving Sci-Fi and Jimi Hendrix, studying abroad in London, having an epiphany to move to NYC at a rave in London, dealing with hecklers and his experience on Last Comic Standing.

 

Cyrus on Twitter: @CyrusMMcQueen

Support the Podcast: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MDBxX0iqT

https://www.patreon.com/awesomedisaster

Will on Twitter: @ComicWillCarey

The Pod on Twitter: @AwesomeDPod 

Jul 15, 2019

Comedian Marcia Belsky's comedy is much more than clickbait headlines written on a deadline.

She talk to Will about growing up Jewish in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Starting comedy in Portland Oregon, confronting vitriol on social media, writing a musical, performing at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, and coping with Cynicism and fear in the face of current events.

 

Brooklyn: Get tickets to Marcia's Show Stevie at Union Hall July 30th 

 https://www.unionhallny.com/e/stevie-61427525382/

http://www.marciabelsky.com/

Marcia on Twitter: @MarciaBelsky

Will on Twitter: @ComicWillCarey

The podcast on Twitter: @AwesomeDPod

 

Support the Podcast: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MDBxX0iqT

https://www.patreon.com/awesomedisaster

Jul 8, 2019

Host of the 100 Words or Less Podcast and Singer for the Melodic Hardcore band Taken Ray Harkins is the perfect guest for the 100th episode of Between Awesome and Disaster. 

 

He talks to Will about Interviewing guests for his podcast including the experience of his amazing interview with Buddy Nielsen of Senses Fail.  Growing up in Orange County California, the Southern California Punk Scene, Taken's beginnings in the DIY music scene, His experience's Touring Japan with his other band Mikoto and later returning with a reunited Taken, and the creation of the 100 Words of Less Podcast.

 

Ray on Twitter: @xpurposex

100 Words of Less on Twitter: @100wordspodcast

Taken's New EP: https://music.apple.com/us/album/with-regard-to-ep/1334879054

 

Will on Twitter: @comicwillcarey

The podcast on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/awesomedisaster

Donate to the podcast:https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MDBxX0iqT 

Jul 1, 2019

Comedian Mike Brown and Will have known each other for close to 10 years, and don't get to see each other very often so they have a lot of ground to cover.  Mike tells Will about growing up in New York City.  Moving from deep Queens to Harlem,  Music, missing out on certain aspects of pop culture.  His approach to Stand Up Comedy, Sketch Comedy,  coping with tragedy while struggling with depresssion, and how he's trying to break Stigma around openly discussing mental health issues with his podcast You Good? With Mike Brown.

 

Mike's Podcast

https://www.yomikebrown.com/podcast

Mike on Twitter: @YoMikeBrown

 

Support the Podcast: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/MDBxX0iqT

 

Will on Twitter: @comicwillcarey

The Podcast on Twitter: @AwesomeDPod

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