Interview with Jake Farrell

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? JF: I’ve been gigging for about ten months at the standard open mic haunts around London with a bit of a break between my first rambling, incoherent five minutes and the following 20 or so slightly more coherent, rambling five minutes that have followed. CB: How…

Interview with Zack Bornstein

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? ZB: I caught the comedy bug my freshman year of college and never fully recovered. Now, it’s full-blown Comeditus, and the only relief is nonstop bits — good and bad. CB: How would you describe your comedy? ZB: I used to do neuroscience research, so a…

Interview with Ben Rosen

Ben Rosen is a stand-up comedian based in New York and a Creative for Buzzfeed. CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? BR: It was actually exactly 5 years last week. Woo. CB: How would you describe your comedy? BR: Terrible. Just kidding. Well… sometimes. This is always the hardest question for me to…

Interview with Phil Lucas

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? PL: About two and a half years now. CB: How would you describe your comedy? PL: It’s not really stand up because it’s all visual. I use PowerPoint, so everything goes through that. It’s all nonsense ideas really – bad Photoshop, bad music, outdated cultural references, attempts…

Interview with Jody Kamali

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? I have been gigging on and off since 2004 – more regularly since 2010. Though, I did my very first gig at DownStairs at the Kings Head in 1999. CB: How would you describe your comedy? JK: ummmmmm….. well its character based but very physical, clowny,…

Interview with Elizabeth Hotson

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy?  EH: I’ve been gigging since November 2010… with several rather big gaps… CB: How would you describe your comedy?  EH: I’ve gone from straight stand up to character comedy and now it’s kind of a mixture of the two… so me but a surreal version CB:…

Interview with This Glorious Monster

Interview with Martin Collins from This Glorious Monster. CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? MC: We come from an acting and writing background really. So we started out writing and filming. Then moved to gigging about a year  or so ago, which has been good fun. Our comedy can be a little…

Interview with Twayna Mayne

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? TM: 4 years. CB: How would you describe your comedy? TM: Short jokes – deadpan and absurd. CB: Which comedians influence your comedy? TM: Buster Keaton, French and Saunders, Mel Brooks, Gene Wilder, Sandra Bernhard and Eddie Murphy. CB: Did you always want to go into…

Interview with Spencer Jones

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? SJ: It depends if you count the hiatuses like having to go to school and rave culture. On and off I would say I’ve been gigging for between 1 and 84 years. CB: How would you describe your comedy? SJ: Not a lot of words. A…

Interview with Jay Handley

CB: How long have you been gigging in comedy? JH: Three and a half years. CB: How would you describe your comedy? JH: I have no idea how to do that… so here is my 20 minute set in 20 seconds: “Hello guys, guess who I look like! I’m single by the way. Isn’t dating…