What do comedians do before they take the stage at Wiseguys Comedy Club? They talk with our host Jon Watkins! From your favorite movie and television stars to the next big comedian, we talk with everyone! Produced by Jake Stubbs.
Frank Caliendo14/05/2018 Duração: 08min
From his many appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and The Late Show with David Letterman, to his weekly picks segment on the FOX NFL pregame show with Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long and Jimmy Johnson, comedian/actor/impressionist Frank Caliendo has been all over Television the past few years. (Last year He even performed in front of the Vice President of the United States broadcast on C-SPAN).Known for "dead on" impressions of famous actors (like Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Robert DeNiro), politicians (George W. Bush, Bill Clinton) and broadcasters (John Madden, David Letterman, Jay Leno, and Jim Rome), Frank, a 7 year veteran of television sketch comedy (MadTV, Hype) has his own show "Frank TV" on the TBS network.On the Stage, Frank's high energy act is a blend of observations, impressions, characters and anecdotal stories that build to a frenetic pace. Once described by the "Hollywood Reporter" as "a combination of Robin Williams and Jim Carrey" Frank is one comedian that should not be missed.Other pl
BENGT WASHBURN04/05/2018 Duração: 12min
Bengt Washburn has appeared on TBS's Conan, Comedy Central and The Late Late Show on CBS. Bengt is an Aquarius with Hazel eyes who prefers boxer briefs, solid deodorants, and Crest toothpaste. He is 5'9" tall, weighs about 149 pounds and can bench 150 pounds three times without a spotter. He has a vertical leap of 16 inches. 8 years ago a lump appeared on his right thigh. Its not visible from the stage but according to some kids at the water park, it looks creepy. Many people say Bengt looks kind of like a monkey.Bengt Washburn was born in Salt Lake City, Utah but grew up in a large Utah town (1,200 people) as the fifth child in a small Mormon family (7 children). Bengt is married to an officer in the United States Air Force. They have lived in 6 different cities over the last eleven years. Most recently he moved to Springfield, Virginia (Washington D.C.) after living in Stuttgart, Germany for 3 years.Bengt is a former winner of the prestigious San Francisco International Comedy Competition. He has been seen
Dan Cummins23/04/2018 Duração: 13min
Dan’s unusual observations and unique autobiographical stand-up have earned him spots on The Tonight Show (both Conan and Leno have invited him over to the couch!), a Comedy Central half-hour and one-hour special, stand up appearances on The Late, Late Show, Conan, Comedy Central’s This is Not Happening, and on many other late night and cable programs. He was a cast member for the the last three seasons of the continually re-airing World’s Dumbest on TruTv, and has appeared on several other pop up commentary series, including VH1’s I Love the 2000’s.Dabbling for a time in reality television, Dan also helped produce numerous shows such as Town of the Living Dead for SyFy, Duck Dynasty for A&E, Porter Ridge for Discovery, and several others. Leaving reality to try his hand at scripted television, he also wrote two episodes for season one of the 2016 Family Channel sitcom Raising Expectations, starring Molly Ringwald and Jason Priestly. In 2015 and 2016, Dan lived out his teenage self’s dream by hosting over
BERT KREISCHER20/04/2018 Duração: 08min
BERT KREISCHER is a standup comic who performs to sellout crowds across the country. His latest stand-up special, Bert Kreischer: The Machine, premiered on Showtime on November 11. He is the host of the Travel Channel's Trip Flip and Bert the Conqueror, and previously hosted Hurt Bert. He is a regular guest on The Joe Rogan Experience and The Rachael Ray Show and has appeared on Late Night With David Letterman and Jimmy Kimmel Live. His one-hour special Comfortably Dumb appeared on Comedy Central and his book Life of the Party, Stories of a Perpetual Man-Child shares the hilarious and outrageous stories that define his comedy and exemplify what has made him one of the best story-tellers of his generation.
Sinbad13/04/2018 Duração: 10min
Ranked by Comedy Central as one of the “100 Greatest Standups of All-Time,” actor and comedian Sinbad has had audiences laughing for over three decades. His storytelling style of comedy is profound without being profane. Sinbad has recently appeared on Disney’s Planes, Comedy Bang Bang, The Eric Andre Show, FX Television series It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice. Sinbad produced and starred in his own WE TV’s reality show, SINBAD: It’s Just family. He has done six one-hour comedy specials in his long comedy career, four on HBO and the last two on Comedy Central…and he’s not stopping anytime soon!Sinbad is internationally recognized for his roles in hit movies like Jingle All the Way, in which he played opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger, Houseguest and his film debut, Necessary Roughness, where he did none of his own stunts. Sinbad starred in the television sitcom A Different World, which premiered in 1986, as well as his own series, The Sinbad Show, which ran in the mid-nineties.In
Joe Machi13/04/2018 Duração: 08min
Comedian JOE MACHI was born and raised in State College, PA, the home of Penn State University. After college he held jobs at a supermarket and media company. MACHI moved to New York in 2006 to pursue comedy. He has been seen performing stand up on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The CBC’s Just For Laughs Gala and has been a panelist on The Fox News program, Red Eye. MACHI was also one of 10 comics selected to perform at the 2012 Montreal Just For Laughs New Faces showcase. His comedy has also been mentioned in The New York Times, NY Daily News, NY Post and Time Out New York. Other highlights include winning the 2010 NY Underground Comedy Festival’s Emerging Comic’s Contest, finishing second in the 2011 New York Comedy Contest, being a two time finalist in the New York Comedy Festivals Funniest Person Competition and being a finalist for the 2012 Andy Kaufman award. MACHI has become a staple on New York Comedy Club and alt comedy shows as well as comedy festivals nation-wide.
Josh Wolfe06/04/2018 Duração: 16min
Josh Wolfe talks about how he made it on to "Chelsea Lately", his podcast with Freddie Prinze Jr and how he got connected to Larry the Cable Guy!
Erica Rhodes03/04/2018 Duração: 05min
Our interview with @Midnight and "A Prairie Home Companion" star Erica Rhodes on her way to the airport for her show! How did Twitter affect her career?
Ken Jeong29/03/2018 Duração: 07min
Comedian and actor Ken Jeong talks backstage at Wiseguys Comedy Club. Which famous basketball player did he school on the court? Why is he going back on the road and touring? Will he do a Mr. Chow impression?!