Interviews

Josh Argyle – The Savage Henry Interview

If you’ve been reading this magazine for any period of time, you’re likely familiar with the hilarious writing style of our man, Josh Argyle. But did you know that Argyle is also a stand-up comic who co-produces a successful monthly live show called It’s Just 2 Minutes, Savage Henry’s San Francisco Bureau Chief, and that he loves movies about fat …

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Ed Asner: The Savage Henry Interview

Through his work in film, television, and theater, Mr. Ed Asner has left an indelible mark on the entertainment world. The 7-time Emmy Award Winner cleared some room in his schedule to talk to Savage Henry about his career, the effects of aging, and the importance of comedy in the arts. Isaac Kozell: I imagine that you are a very …

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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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Decades of Smoke: Interview with the Sinsemilla Bootlegger

Justin Alan, contributor When I was younger and I first shared with my mom that I had “tried” marijuana, she was was the definition of cool. She disapproved, but understood that it was something not harmful, and she herself was a bit of a fan of the plant. She even told me an awesome story about when she was in …

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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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Interview: Delaney and Paris

Delaney and Paris met in a college group vocal class in 2009. Before long they began writing together which quickly developed into their own brand of sexually explicit, vulgar folk music. Due to the graphic nature of their lyrics, they’ve found an audience with drunks at closing time as well as attendees of burlesque and comedy shows. In March of …

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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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