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.

Breakfast in Bed

Isaac Kozell, contributor Doctors, nutritionists and loving mothers all agree that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Despite that, nearly 40% of adult Americans skip breakfast altogether. Starting your day off with a hearty meal has many benefits including improved energy, sharper brain function, weight loss and better karate skills. If you’re missing First Meal, you’re missing …

Read More »

Mount Eerie – Sauna

Phil Elverum, aka Mount Eerie, takes his time crafting records that he is proud of. He focuses on physicality, rather than catering to the needs of the digitally thirsty consumer. Mount Eerie’s latest release Sauna is a shining example of Elverum in fine form. Sauna plays like a soundtrack to an acid trip in a barren Nordic landscape. The 10-minute …

Read More »

Pop Culture’s Daughter – The Brandie Posey Interview

Brandie Posey puts in work. On the day of our interview, Posey was also recording an episode of the Lady to Lady podcast, attending the premiere of the indie film The Worst Year of My Life (in which she has a supporting role), having her property inspected for termites (Update: no termites!) and driving for Lyft to drum up a …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »