In our second panel episode from our shiny new studio space we sat down with comedians Courtney Gilmour (@CourtGilmour) and Ryan Dillon (@TheRyanDillon) to discuss the amazing album John Mulaney: Kid Gorgeous At Radio City. We chat about assembly, sex ed and this incredible album by this gifted writer and teller of jokes.
It may be a bit late but the wait is worth it, welcome to the first episode of The Comedy Album Book Club recorded in our new studio. I was lucky enough to have the pleasure of sitting with SiriusXM Top Comic finalist Chanty Marostica, comedian Kat Letwin and playwright and performer Adam Bailey. We dug into the album Jesus Is Magic by Sarah Silverman. It was a lively and fun discussion where we touched on Star Trek: Voyager, Drake, the 90s and drill down on growing as a comic.
Wow, it's been a year already?! Thanks to everyone for being such an amazing gift! To Neil Jones for helping us get off the ground, to Andrea Miller and the folks at the Social Capital Theatre for being such amazing hosts! To Helena Marie for sitting in when Jason was sick and to every single guest Jules, Olivia, Craig, Martha, Jeremy, Nug, Sharilyn, Adam McNamara, Jordan, Jon, Kat, Allan, Katie, Dave, Dan, Sean, Ian, Meryle, Kyle Betts and Kyle Scott, Neil, Derek, Adam Kenneth Wilson and Adam Bailey, Peter, Nigel and Heather. Thanks also to every artist who's albums we've had the joy of listening to. It's been a real journey for Jason and myself to examine these comedy gems both new and old and we look forward to many more episodes to come!
Hi everyone, this is Matt Ardill the co-producer of Comedy Album Book Club. I had the pleasure of sitting down with our guest Adam Bailey three weeks ago following his turn on the panel where we spoke about Eddie Izzard's Force Majeure. We got to talk about his process of writing and all the influences that go into it.
A lot has happened since this interview including the addition of Adam's show The ABCs of Love with Adult Baby Cupid to the Toronto Fringe Festival running from July 5th to July 15th and the Hamilton Fringe Festival running from July 19th to July 29th. If you are in Toronto or Hamilton for either of these dates, do yourself a favour and make time to see it.
Please enjoy this interview and let us know your thoughts in the comments.
This month we dig deep into the force of nature that is Eddie Izzard's live album Force Majeure. A two album extravaganza with God, Gods, Scuba diving, Darth Vader, Titans clashing and makeup. What more could you ask for?
Jason (@JasonDeline) is joined once again by Ian MacIntyre (@mrianmacintyre) and Meryle Evans (@themeryle) as well as new comer Adam Bailey (@stillyourfriend) to relish in the absudity. Thanks again to the Social Capital Theatre (@thesocap) for hosting us and Andrea Miller for saving the day, you are a tech extraordinaire!
Having had such a great time with Derek Forgie (The Ten Minute Talkshow) and Adam Kenneth Wilson (@adamkwilson) we decided to release this from the Disney vaults. It involved a heist led by Bill Murray, the elite hacking skills of Hackerman and the dry cool action hero wit of Jason Deline (@jasondeline). As usual Andrea Miller runs the show from behind the desk back at the Social Capital Theatre (TheSoCap). So join us as we enjoy discussing a moment in Toronto sketch history.
This month from The Social Capital Theatre (TheSoCap) Jason (Jason Deline) was joined by activist, comedian and ginger Derek Forgie (10 Minute Talkshow) as well as his partner in laughs and classy fellow Adam Kenneth Wilson (Adam K Wilson) to discuss Bill Hicks' posthumous work Arizona Bay. You could almost call it Three Funny Men and a Comedy Podcast! Once again thanks to Andrea Miller for making us sound so soooo sweet.
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Our regular host Jason Deline (@JasonDeline) was under the weather and the intrepid Helena Marie stepped in to fill his hosting shoes while we discussed the multi-talented Ben Elton's album Motormouth. Joined by Neil Jones (Radio Project X), myself Matt Ardill (@commonperson) and Kyle Scott (@gkylescott) while we dive into the man who made Edmund Blackadder so delightfully evil and The Young Ones' plot make sense as he delved into the world of staund-up.
As always our amazing engineer Andrea Miller kept our show ticking along and please check out our home on Facebook for more information about future shows, leaving us a question or suggesting an album.
Patton took time out of his busy schedule to sit down with Jason and discuss Werewolves & Lollipops, comedy and helping bring Michelle McNamara's project I'll Be Gone In The Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer to the public.
Thanks to Patton for his generosity and kindness in sitting and speaking with us.
Jason (@JasonDeline) along with featured panelist Ian MacIntyre (@mrianmacintyre), Meryle Evans (@themeryle) and Kyle Betts dig into a delicious KFC bowl of comedy with Patton Oswalt's Werewolves and Lollipops. Special thanks to engineer Maddox Campbell for sitting with us and keeping the beats sticky.
Also, if you wanted to see the tweet and selfie Meryle mentions in her story, here you go!
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Matthew Ardill & Jason Deline
Partners in crime we collaborate to create the Comedy Album Book Club, a deep dive into comedy history.