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.

6 Very True Facts About ZIMA

ZIMA – the universally adored clear malternative adult beverage, whose life was tragically cut short in 2008 – still lives on in our hearts and imaginations. An astonishingly magical drink, ZIMA was the fuel for a myriad of memorable nights and the subject of many an urban legend. Slip into zomething comfortable and get ready for an intimate look at …

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Here’s Johnny! The Johnny Taylor Savage Henry interview

Despite being relatively new to the field, Johnny Taylor has already put some impressive notches in his comedy belt. He’s opened for comedy legends like Robin Williams and Bobcat Goldthwait, performed at pretty much every major comedy club in Northern California, and recently recorded his debut album, Tangled Up in Plaid. He took a little time from his busy schedule …

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Eli Braden: Twitter Crush

AAs a writer he’s worked on Jimmy Kimmel Live, E!’s Fashion Police, and Upload with Shaquille O’Neal. As a comedy-based musician, he’s performed live for thousands of people — and over the airwaves for millions — thanks largely in part to the powerful reach of The Howard Stern Show. His fans include Weird Al Yankovic and, hopefully, you. He’s Eli …

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Dode B. Levenson’s Neil Young’s Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest

On September 12th, 1995, the third installment of the Children of the Corn series debuted in theaters. Despite its connection to Stephen King and the star power of a young Charlize Theron (in her first big screen role), Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest was a flop, panned by critics and audiences alike, and branded with the shame of …

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I almost bought a BMW

It was 2009 and I was seven years deep into a successful career with the infamous radio conglomerate, Clear Channel. While visiting one of our largest advertisers – a toupéed car dealer who modeled his persona after every Dennis Farina character – I set my heart on a beautiful BMW 6 Series convertible. The dealer threw me the keys and said …

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Kyling It On: The Kyle Kinane Interview

Legend has it that while on the set of the 1941 horror classic, The Wolfman, Lon Chaney Jr.’s stunt double, “Big” Dally Kinane, said, “Rrrrrrrrrrr.” It seems fitting that the man who uttered that poignant phrase would, decades later, have a grandson climbing the ranks of comedy stardom. Career- wise, Kyle Kinane is at an all-time personal high and shows …

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Cornell Reid: Straight Out Of No Hum

He assumes that you already know he is funny. In his e-mail signature he opts out of including the title of Comedian and instead goes for a much more titillating job description: President of the Cathy Fan Club. I greatly enjoy Cathy Guisewhite’s take on what it means to be a modern woman, so I asked Reid if I could …

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Summer Weakonomics

Isaac Kozell, staff Summertime, and the livin’ is easy. Yeah, right. If George Gershwin were here right now I would call him a jerk right to his damn face. If you’re like me, your summer fun potential is dangerously at risk of being squashed by the oppressive monster that is Being Broke. These days, everything is more expensive. A single amusement park ticket costs upwards …

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Paul Danke Knows Best

Isaac Kozell, staff Paul Danke is, in no particular order, a stand-up comedian, writer, and stay-at-home dad. He appeared in the award winning documentary “The Comedy Garage” and was just named one of the best emerging stand-up comics by Patton Oswalt. This summer he’ll be touring the West Coast as part of Howard Kremer’s “Summah Fest” and will also be …

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Hylander, there can be only one: The Savage Henry Andre Hyland Interview

Andre Hyland hit Jimmy Kimmel with a brownie. Well, to be fair, the perpetrator was technically Minister Tracy Marune, a character of Hyland’s. “I really like Jimmy Kimmel. It’s not something that I personally would do. But it seemed like something the character would do. So I went with it.” Whatever Hyland is doing – whether it’s hosting a talk …

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