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In the Kitchen with Danny Palumbo

“People always ask me how I quit smoking cigarettes cold turkey. Vicodin. Every time I wanted a cigarette, I instead had a Vicodin. Then every time I wanted a Vicodin, I had a Vicodin. I like Vicodin.” It’s jokes like that that helped Austin based comic Danny Palumbo win the title of 2015’s “The Funniest Person in Austin.” Sure, comedy …

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I Ain’t Afraid of No Ghost – The Adam Bathe Interview

I recently chatted with Portland based and comic Savage Henry Comedy Festival performer Adam Bathe about stand-up, hallucinogenic experimentation, the singularity and – because this is the Spooky Issue – ghost hunting. Isaac Kozell: How long have you been doing comedy? Adam Bathe: I’ve been performing and touring for 3 years. IK: Where did you get your start? AB: I’ve …

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Questions with Gary, The Professional Ghost

Patrick Dangermond, contributor State your name. My name’s Gary and I am a ghost. What were you like when you were alive? I was a seventh century professional acteur! Oh really! So what happened to you? Oh I was an awful acteur. In fact, after a particularly mundane rendition of John Fletcher’s The Noble Gentleman, I was pelted to death …

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Covered in Mud – The Sam Tallent Interview

You’ve probably heard the Kevin Gates song wherein he proclaims, “I got six jobs. I don’t get tired.” I feel like Sam Tallent – versatile Denver comedian and member of the Fine Gentleman’s Club – has him beat. Tallent is an American comedy work horse who doesn’t let his ego get in the way of getting gigs. For instance, one …

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The DC Pierson Interview

You may know author, actor, comedian and casual rapper DC Pierson from his books The Boy Couldn’t Sleep and Never Had To and Crap Kingdom, his role in Derrick Comedy (whose film Mystery Team is considered by many to be a modern cult classic), his stand-up comedy, or his rapping, which includes several guest spots on Childish Gambino tracks. Now …

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Stealing the Show – The Dolph Ziggler Interview

As an 11 year veteran of the WWE and an aspiring stand-up comic, Dolph Ziggler was the perfect fit for the Savage Henry Wrestling issue. Ziggler’s wrestling persona has gone through several phases over his career and led to him being one of the most talked about – and possibly, most underrated – athletes in professional wrestling today. In the …

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Chaos U.K. is Gonna Be O.K.

William Toblerone, contributor Back long ago, and I mean way back when gasoline still had to be refrigerated, I went through my punk phase to defy all of the fascist, nurturing, supportive adults that were oppressing me with unconditional love. One of the frequent flyers on my tape deck was Chaos U.K., a raw band that summed up my angst …

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The Road, The Mics and the Music: The JT Habersaat Interview

Austin-based comic JT Habersaat’s resumé is a black denim umbrella underneath which resides a career in stand-up comedy, co-running an independent punk rock record label, podcasting with people like Danzig and Doug Stanhope, and … wait for it … an appearance in Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger 4. I caught up with Habersaat while he was on the road with …

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Captain Willy’s Lil’ Celebrity Circle: Baby Einstein’s Shining Star

William Toblernone, contributor In this week’s installment I sat down with Daniel Nadolski Jr, one of the stars of There Goes My Baby, the hugely popular 26th installment in the Baby Einstein early learning video series. I caught up with this refreshing 13-month-old talent at his private playground in Claremont, CA. CW: Daniel, everyone seems to agree that you truly …

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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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