Isaac Kozell

Isaac Kozell is a New Orleans based Writer and Standup Comedian. He spends his spare time skateboarding, gardening, and reminiscing about that one time back in '99 when he was invited onstage to perform with the band Sugar Ray.

A Human Cartoon in a Little Patch of Sunlight – The Josh Androsky Interview

Our favorite uh-oh boy and Savage Henry Fest veteran Josh Androsky has been pretty damn busy these last few months. In addition to his regular contributions to VICE, Androsky is also penning original content for The Bold Italic, helping run great L.A. comedy shows like Babe Island and Entitlement and getting his sweet ass booked on festivals like the upcoming …

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Huge Cowards – The Massive Fraud Interview

I was sitting on a couch in a second floor apartment in the Bywater area of New Orleans. Across from me, Andrew Polk and Joe Cardosi were scrolling through their phones, giggling. I asked them to share the source of their delight with the rest of the class. “Just reading comments from this huge fraud,” said Cardosi. This particular fraud …

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The Golden Years

I became a grandpa this year. I am 34. A lot of people think that to become a grandparent you have to have children who then in turn have children of their own. That is a common fallacy. In order to become a grandparent all you have to do is fall in the shower for no reason whatsoever. That is …

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Greylag – Greylag

A greylag is a type of goose known for being the last to migrate, literally lagging behind other geese. That’s a fitting metaphor for the band Greylag, a Portland trio whose debut full length is out now on Dead Oceans. Greylag’s brand of Americana-tinged folk rock isn’t really a brand at all. It’s more of a copy of a copy …

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The First Timer’s Guide to Wine Tasting

So, your slightly fancier-than-you friends have invited you to a wine tasting. “Sounds nice,” you reply, before breaking into a cold sweat upon realizing that the only experience you’ve ever had with wine involved a jug of Carlo Rossi and a lot of crying to Dashboard Confessional. You want to be the kind of person who understands and appreciates wine …

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Joe Pettis hasn’t caught Ebola yet; an interview

Meet Joe Pettis, an Atlanta-based comic and the hard working creator of popular shows like the craft brewery-centric Beer & Comedy Show, the weed inspired 4:20 Comedy Hour and his most successful venture to date, the Underwear Comedy Party, which he has taken to over 30 cities so far this year. We talked to Pettis recently about love, laughs and …

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Living the Dream with Tom Rhodes

Now celebrating his 30th year in stand-up, Tom Rhodes is living what he calls “a dream life.” Rhodes’ career highlights include being Comedy Central’s first comedian spokesperson, releasing three full length stand-up albums, becoming the host of a late-night Dutch talk show, and hosting the insightful podcast Tom Rhodes Radio. Rhodes spoke to us from his hotel in Las Vegas …

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Starfish in a Tide Pool – The Ted Travelstead Interview

“I think the universe is trying to tell me something. Or it could be my friend Bethany, it’s hard to tell because I’m hiding in a barrel.” Welcome to the weird, wonderful world of Ted Travelstead. Travelstead brings a refreshing dose of oddity to his popular Twitter and Vine accounts. He also writes for the FX show Wilfred, authored The …

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Words of Wisdom from Brother Wags: Joe Wagner’s Savage Henry Interview

You’ve seen Joe Wagner road tripping with Zach Galafianakis in Live at the Purple Onion and watched the product of his writing talents on shows like Brody Stevens: Enjoy It! His production credits are all over the TV map, including Comedy Central, MTV, VH1 and FX. He’s also the director of The Midnight Show, an acclaimed monthly sketch show at …

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