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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: March, 2023
Mar 27, 2023

Improv Comedy is the craft that informs rapper EpicLLoyd's creative output.  He talks to Will about studying Improv in Chicago, discovering hip hop, what he likes about how his favorite rappers rap, touring colleges and NACA conferences with his Improv group,  meeting NicePeter and creating the Youtube series Epic Rap Battles of History, what goes into writing rap battles, working with Weird Al Yankovic, Key & Peele, writing a rap for Spongebob Squarepants: Sponge Out of Water, and how Epic Rap Battles doesn't confirm to traditional Youtuber practices and maintains quality and sustains success.

 

Check out EpicLLoyd:

http://www.epiclloyd.com/

https://www.instagram.com/theepiclloyd/?hl=en

https://www.youtube.com/epiclloyd

Will's Website: www.awesomedisaster.com

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

Get exclusive music and videos at Patreon:

https://www.patreon.com/awesomedisaster

Listen to Will's band on Spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/album/6diGYyCyFjJZNOZ0Madqrl?si=T0jg3j1bS9iXQ47rHekvgg

Listen to Will's Solo EP:

https://open.spotify.com/album/3jMCe7S0qxESZaXEcfR1Cj?si=9h8vYhNKT5qmQX5g8QvWlw

Mar 21, 2023

Mike Brian Fogerty returns to the show after a global pandemic nearly made him walk away from sketch comedy.  He talks to Will about the upcoming Solocom 2023 fest at The People's Improv Theater, writing Sketch Comedy, what he's learned about TV Pilot writing, and his break down of Will's Pilot idea, why he almost stopped comedy, what kept him in, and what he's looking forward to in his new Late Night writing workshop.

 

Mike on Twitter: @themikebrian

Mike on Instagram:

 https://www.instagram.com/themikebrian/

Mike's class: 

https://thepit-nyc.com/events/late-night-style-writing/

 

Will's Website: www.awesomedisaster.com

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

Get exclusive music and videos at Patreon:

https://www.patreon.com/awesomedisaster

Listen to Will's band on Spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/album/6diGYyCyFjJZNOZ0Madqrl?si=T0jg3j1bS9iXQ47rHekvgg

Listen to Will's Solo EP:

https://open.spotify.com/album/3jMCe7S0qxESZaXEcfR1Cj?si=9h8vYhNKT5qmQX5g8QvWlw

Mar 13, 2023

Comedian and Musician Henry Phillips' career begins in Los Angeles at the emergence of alternative comedy.  He talks to Will about working on the movie Sleepwalk with Me with Mike Birbiglia about his childhood in New Jersey before moving to Los Angeles, aspiring to be a musician before his sense of humor turned him towards musical comedy.  The Early 90s Alternative Comedy Scene and being unaware of what has happening in different cities at the time, How Doug Stanhope and the radio show Bob & Tom led to touring as a comedian, how a collaboration with an old friend lead to starring in the movies Punching The Clown and Punching Henry, his Web Series Henry's Kitchen and how comedians Marc Maron and Sarah Silverman lent vital support to those projects.

 

Watch Henry's Special:

http://henryphillips.com/full-special-neither-here-nor-there/

See Henry Live:

http://henryphillips.com/tour-dates/

Henry's Kitchen:

https://www.youtube.com/@HenryPhillips

Will's Website: www.awesomedisaster.com

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

Get exclusive music and videos at Patreon:

https://www.patreon.com/awesomedisaster

Listen to Will's band on Spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/album/6diGYyCyFjJZNOZ0Madqrl?si=T0jg3j1bS9iXQ47rHekvgg

Listen to Will's Solo EP:

https://open.spotify.com/album/3jMCe7S0qxESZaXEcfR1Cj?si=9h8vYhNKT5qmQX5g8QvWlw

Mar 6, 2023

Improvisor Dahlia Haddad feels like a jock around theater kids, and a theater kid around jocks.  She talk to Will about Growing up in St. Louis, playing soccer, discovering improv comedy and approaching it as a trade with skills to learn, living in Washington DC, and what being new to NYC is like, finding the People's Improv Theater, and plans she has for a solo show.

 https://thepit-nyc.com/people/dahlia-haddad/

Will's Website: www.awesomedisaster.com

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

Get exclusive music and videos at Patreon:

https://www.patreon.com/awesomedisaster

Listen to Will's band on Spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/album/6diGYyCyFjJZNOZ0Madqrl?si=T0jg3j1bS9iXQ47rHekvgg

Listen to Will's Solo EP:

https://open.spotify.com/album/3jMCe7S0qxESZaXEcfR1Cj?si=9h8vYhNKT5qmQX5g8QvWlw

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