Interviews

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 …

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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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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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The Superego Superinterview

In case you don’t know, Superego is a groundbreaking podcast that combines classic radio drama with modern absurdist improv comedy. Admittedly, that explanation fails to capture just how funny this series is. So, if you have yet to check out Superego, stop reading this and go download a few episodes – any episodes will do – then come back and …

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Talkin’ Booze The Doug Stanhope Savage Henry interview

In preparation for Doug Stanhope’s June 21st show at the Arcata Theater Lounge, Savage Henry had an in-depth conversation with the world-renowned comic about his career, road life and, of course, drinking. Isaac Kozell: Are you at home in Arizona right now? Doug Stanhope: Yeah. IK: What made you decide on Bisbee? DS: It’s this weird little half artist small …

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