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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: April, 2020
Apr 27, 2020

Comedian and writer for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Alison Leiby and Will share the same feeling for their shared home state of Maryland.  She talks to Will about growing up near Annapolis,  What the writing process is like for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, starting comedy in New York City, the transition from writing for late night comedy shows Triumph, The President Show and The Opposition with Jordan Klepper to a scripted series, and the solo storytelling show she is will continue working on once the Covid-19 Pandemic is over.

Alison on Twitter: https://twitter.com/alisonleiby

Will's Social Media, Band, and Merch! https://linktr.ee/WillCarey

Apr 23, 2020

Comedian/ Podcaster Anita Flores is navigating her career exactly the way she wants to be.  She talks to Will about growing up in Connecticut, Producing video for Buzzfeed, , Univision and Thrillist, discovering the storytelling scene in New York City, and what she's discovered about the TV show Frasier from creating her podcast I'm Listening.

 

Anita on Twitter: https://twitter.com/anitajewtina

http://anitajewtina.weebly.com/

Anita's podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/im-listening-a-frasier-podcast-with-anita-flores/id1335196851

Will's Social Media, Band, and Merch! https://linktr.ee/WillCarey

Apr 20, 2020

Singer-Songwriter Barry Briercliffe lives for Music.  He tells Will about Growing up in Liverpool England, going to college for music performance, the decision to go solo, discovering the Boss RC-30 Loop station and adapting songs to be played using loops.  He also tells the story that lead to him performing nightly on Mathew Street in Liverpool and previews a couple of songs from his upcoming album One Step Forward.

Listen to Barry's Music: https://barrybriercliffe.bandcamp.com/

https://www.youtube.com/user/BarryBriercliffe/videos

Will's Social Media, Band, Patreon and Merch: https://linktr.ee/WillCarey

Apr 17, 2020

Paul Cohen is the first guest to make three appearances on Between Awesome and Disaster.  Paul and Will discuss how they are both fairing admist the Covid-19 shutdown of New York City and then delve into their favorite topic pop punk and how much they love new releases from Four Year Strong, New Found Glory Stand Atlantic, Hot Mulligan and more! 

Paul on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/therealpaulcory/?hl=en

Will's Social Media, Band, Patreon and Merch: https://linktr.ee/WillCarey

 

Apr 15, 2020

Performance artist Siobhan O'Loughlin applies Punk Rock's DIY ethos to her work as a solo performer.  She talks to Will about how she's weathering the Covid-19 quarantine as an extrovert, finding her love of theater and music growing up in Salisbury, Maryland, How many time she and Will saw the band Anti-Flag while studying theater at Towson University, moving to New York City, taking her solo show Broken Bone Bathtub all over the world, and how she is remaining connected to her audience during the quarantine.

Siobhan's remote shows: www.siobhanoloughlin.com/solo-performance-in-solitude

Siobhan's website: www.brokenbonebathtub.com

Will's Social Media, Band, Patron, and Merch: https://linktr.ee/WillCarey

Apr 13, 2020

Comedian Tommy Sinbazo was one of the first friends Will made in Stand Up Comedy.  He talks to Will about the Vibe and tone of the Baltimore Comedy Scene, growing up as a kid who loved to tinker and build things, his 8 years doing improv before stand up, traveling overseas to perform for the troops, and stories from featuring with national headliners at Magooby's Jokehouse.

Tommy on Twitter: @tommysinbazo https://twitter.com/tommysinbazo?lang=en

Tommy's Podcast: http://lfp.fakingitradio.com/

Will's Social Media, Band, and Merch! https://linktr.ee/WillCarey

 

Apr 10, 2020

Leo Quinn and Will were bandmates and have been best friends for over 15 years.  Leo tells Will about growing up all over the United States, discovering pop punk, guitar, songwriting, his old Band with Will Edge of Memory, favorite music, and favorite new music and how he is maintaining admist the Covid-19 pandemic.

 

Apr 8, 2020

Menzingers guitarist/vocalist Tom May's brought the full range of his musical influences to the band's incredible new album Hello Exile.

He talks to Will about the Scranton,Pennsylvania punk scene, how his high school band evolved into the Menzingers, Philadelphia's amazing DIY scene that sprung up admist the 2008 housing crisis, signing to Epitaph records, the bands evolving approach to the craft of songwriting, and The Menzingers plans to keep creating during the Covid-19 quarantine.

Tom On Twitter: @TomMayAllDay

Tom on Instagram: @TomMayAllDay

Listen to the Menzingers:

https://open.spotify.com/artist/7HWFXU9pHBj0u58yoRwwOJ

 

Will on Twitter: @comicwillcarey

Will's Band: https://brightugly.bandcamp.com/releases

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

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Apr 6, 2020

Creek and the Cave Owner Rebecca Trent's business is both a restaurant and a comedy club two things impacted drastically by Covid-19.  She tells Will how she is adapting her operations during this time, the impact she sees the Pandemic having on both New York City and live comedy, and what people can do to support their local businesses right now.

Rebecca on Twitter: @rebelcave

Creek and the Cave on Twitter: @creekandcave

http://creeklic.com/

Follow Will and the Podcast: https://linktr.ee/WillCarey

Will's Band: https://brightugly.bandcamp.com/releases

Merch! https://teespring.com/stores/between-awesome-and-disaster

Apr 2, 2020

Adam Gogola makes passionate and sincere blues inflected punk rock as Blind Adam and the Federal League

He talks to Will about growing up just outside the South Side of Chicago, the working class roots of punk rock and Bruce Springsteen, DIY Touring, his guitar set up, and working with Chris Dos from Anti Flag as a producer on their upcoming new album to be released on A-F Records

 

Listen to Blind Adam and the Federal League

https://blindadam.bandcamp.com/

https://open.spotify.com/album/5A0Ac64wnhGEBwO9HUuzeN?si=agxUVwltSA2bxoaCJbjrng

 

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