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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, 2020
Jul 30, 2020

Mike Ruocco toured the world with his band Cinder Road and transitioned away from the music business to be there for his family.

He tells Will about starting the band that would become Cinder Road as a teenager in Baltimore, playing up and down the east coast alternating between original and cover gigs. Joining SR-71 as a bass player for the album Here We Go again, touring with Daughtry, Kiss, and Alice Cooper, and his experiences with record labels and the business side of the music industry. 

Listen to Cinder Road: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1tjVVjTJTxvby2u8bBYTdY?si=vldg4AsFRF6vwrt4OmaQSw

 

Listen to Mike's Solo album:

https://music.apple.com/ca/album/the-rise-the-ride-the-risk/535709268

 

Will's Social Media, Patreon, Band, and Merch here:

https://linktr.ee/WillCarey

Jul 27, 2020

Comedian Violet Gray was one of the first friends Will made in Stand Up Comedy.  She tell's Will about starting comedy in Baltimore, the tone and style of Baltimore comedians, performing on Wyatt Cenac's Night Train on Starz, Nerdcore, countries they want to travel to after the pandemic is over, and plans to create Hip-Hop during quarantine.

 

Violet Gray on Twitter: https://twitter.com/violetsilver

Violet Gray on Youtube: https://youtu.be/cDeDnoQIzkw

Will's Social Media, Patreon, Band, and Merch all here:

https://linktr.ee/WillCarey

Jul 23, 2020

Comedian and Podcaster Mike Moran and Will share a lot of interests but just missed each other in the Baltimore Comedy Scene.  Mike and Will Discuss the Baltimore Comedy Scene, DIY comedy albums, punk rock, Mike's Podcast Confessional and plans for future comedy releases.

Mike's Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/confessional-podcast/id1390856222

Mike's album

https://mikemorancomedy.bandcamp.com/releases

Jul 20, 2020

Bassist for Punchline and host of the One Hit Thunder Podcast Chris Fafalios and Will have a lot in common with one hilarious exception.  Chris tells Will about growing up in Pittsburgh, how R&B attracted him to playing Bass, his introduction to Punk Rock, Punchline's beginnings in Pennsylvania, touring in Japan, and common threads he has discovered among one hit wonders from creating his podcast One Hit Thunder.  Plus Will and Chris nerd out on favorite Japanese bands, favorite comedians, and Will shamelessly pitches song ideas for One Hit Thunder.

Chris on Twitter: https://twitter.com/chrisfafalios

One Hit Thunder: https://one-hit-thunder.pinecast.co/

Listen to Punchline: https://open.spotify.com/artist/1CK7niAEBeKXci8KtBvxbG?si=pQhCNxFWRdqo64BMSxfJFw

Will's Social Media, Patreon, Band, and Merch all here:

https://linktr.ee/WillCarey

Jul 13, 2020

Comedian Glenn Wool's comedy career really began when we moved to England after winning money on a scratch ticket.

He talks to Will about starting comedy in Vancouver, the comedy business in the UK, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, performing stand up comedy around the world the book he wants to write, and balancing his career with fatherhood.  Plus some great tour stories and an awesome story involving his Dad and a bear.

Glenn on Twitter: @GlennWool

http://www.glennwool.com/

Will's Social Media, Patreon, Band, and Merch all here:

https://linktr.ee/WillCarey

 

Jul 9, 2020

The Stand Up Show that T Brad Hudson ran in Baltimore County called Drink Till We're Funny is the reason that Will became a stand up comedian.  He talks to Will about what goes into running a weekly stand up show for 10 years and how his career in comedy took him from Maryland to Los Angeles and back.  Including along the way being a pro wrestling ring announcer appearing on the Jerry Springer show and not recognizing a very well known comedian who came who asked to do a set on his show.

http://www.tbradhudson.com/

https://twitter.com/tbradhudson

 

Will's Social Media, Patreon, Band, and Merch all here:

https://linktr.ee/WillCarey

Jul 6, 2020

Charlie Bowen (vocals/guitar for Sleave) and Will definitely would have been friends in High School. Charlie tells Will about his time as a theater kid, The Richmond, Virginia music scene.   The formation of his Band Sleave,  and how he feels the band really began with their new record Don't Expect Anything.  Plus Will and Charlie Get super nerdy about Guitars, recording techniques and the music of one of their favorite shared bands The Menzingers.

Listen to Sleave

https://sleaverva.bandcamp.com/

https://open.spotify.com/album/39IHDSKpufFsPmRXLub1FF?si=gT7YFIBsQwqamfhlSyYRfQ

Will's Social Media, Patreon, Band, and Merch all here:

https://linktr.ee/WillCarey

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