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176: Diversity Compilation

For this special compilation episode we have put together some of our favorite moments from our guests talking about a red hot topic — diversity in comedy. Listen to Key & Peele, Chris Redd, Puntam Patel, Ali Farahnakian, and Edgar Blackmon talk about how they discuss race in comedy, avoiding stereotypes and more.

175: The Defiant Thomas Brothers

The Defiant Thomas Brothers (Paul Thomas and Seth Thomas) is a brilliant two-person sketch group out of Chicago. After splitting up 9 years ago, they have gotten back together and now have an open run at The Second City Training Center. Jimmy sat down with The Defiant Thomas Brothers at this year’s Chicago’s Skectchfest and talked to them about getting back together, how audiences have changed, and race in comedy. You are going to love this episode!

163: Anthony LeBlanc

Anthony LeBlanc is an actor, teacher and director who recently directed the current Second City etc. show “Soul Brother, Where Art Thou?” Anthony LeBlanc was also a cast member of the Second Mainstage, where he put up two revues. Jimmy talks to Anthony about how the death of his brother has inspired him, why his dream job was to work for NASA and his insight about race in comedy today.