Interviews

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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Drennon Davis, the Savage Henry Interview

Drennon Davis, Creator of the Imaginary Radio Program – a high concept blend of stand-up, sketch and music – was recently named one of LA Weekly’s Top 10 Comedy Acts to Watch in 2014. So were pleasantly surprised when the man who the Times UK called “a bit of a genius” agreed to chat with ‘lil old Savage Henry. Isaac …

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Stephen Lynch on Stephen Lynch

Stephen Lynch introduced us to Jesus’ badass brother, rocked the lead role in the Broadway rendition of The Wedding Singer, and traveled the world performing his repertoire of subversively funny songs for packed-out theaters. Now, he can finally add Savage Henry Interviewee to his list of accomplishments. Isaac Kozell: Professionally, you consider yourself a musician first and a comedian second. …

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1Up, The Savage Henry Jason Dove Interview

He’s a Comedian, Musician, Filmmaker, and World Record Holding Video Game Player. What doesn’t Jason Dove do? Well, I’ll tell ya: rest on his laurels, that’s what. Isaac Kozell: Jason, I don’t quite know where to begin. Your body of work is… voluptuous. Right now I’m watching the video for “Florida” by Beard, one of the many musical projects you’ve …

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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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