MADtv’s Carlie Craig is a comedy power house! She showed off her acting chops and killer impressions on the new MADtv, as well as USA’s First Impressions, but that’s just the beginning. From her early days in Florida growing up a tennis kid, to her teenage pop group, to assisting youtube and music sensation Todrick Hall, and how her spirituality has helped guide her career. It’s an episode filled with tons of laughs, Ariana Grande impressions, and some hearty motivating moments. So enjoy it, and follow Carlie on TWITTER @carliecraig, Adam @adamraycomedy, @funnbrad & @alnpodcast.
Kyle Kinane is one of the funniest dudes on earth, and a helluva standup comic! From his early days working at a warehouse in Chicago, to winning a competition and moving to LA, to becoming the voice of Comedy Central, and his latest special LOOSE IN CHICAGO premiering Oct 15th on Comedy Central, you’ll enjoy this extra long conversation as much as we did. Check out his special when it drops Oct 15th, and follow him on TWITTER @kylekinane
MADtv’s Piotr Michael is a master impressionist, and with spot on impressions of Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Jeff Goldblum, Steve Buscemi, George Lucas, and Ian McKellan, he had the guys laughing the whole time! From his experience on the new MADtv, to how animation drew him to doing voices, his first taste of Hollywood heartbreak and almost getting SNL, to him doing Ian McKellan reading Jaden Smith tweets, this is a must listen! Follow Piot on TWITTER @ThisisPiotr, Adam @adamraycomedy, Brad @funnybrad, and the pod @alnpodcast.
David Steinberg is a name you may not immediately recognize, but the man has been on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson 140 times, directed countless episodes of Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and Mad About You, has weekly hangouts with Mel Brooks, Bob Saget, Bob Newhart, Larry David, and Don Rickles, and has stories from the business you won’t believe! He’s easily one of the nicest guys in the business, and if you love comedy, you’ll love this conversation! Follow David on TWITTER @david_steinberg, Adam @adamraycomedy, Brad @funnybrad and the show @alnpodcast.
The incredibly versatile Wayne Brady makes his ALN debut! He discusses his early improv days in Florida, why he kept his job at Universal Studios during WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY, improvising with Robin Williams, performing on Broadway, making the transition to the game show world, and some amazing childhood stories that’ll inspire the hell out of you. He’s one the greatest dudes around, and one of the most talented people on planet earth. Enjoy this special conversation, recorded in his dressing room at LET’S MAKE A DEAL, and follow him on TWITTER @waynebrady, Adam @adamraycomedy, @funnybrad & @alnpodcast.
Jason Derulo is one of the biggest R&B pop superstars on the planet! He’s sold over 56 million singles, has toured the globe, and when he was struggling in NYC, singing on the streets, he survived on noodles and bananas! From his musical theater days, to collaborating with Stevie Wonder, his story is compelling and inspiring. Jason was kind enough to allow us into his LA home to record this in his music studio, so go get his killer new single KISS THE SKY, and follow him on TWITTER @jasonderulo, Adam @adamraycomedy, Brad @funnybrad and @alnpodcast.
Chris Ahearn stops by to talk creating and producing game shows!! From casting Chris Jericho in DOWNFALL, to bringing back Match Game, producing LETS MAKE A DEAL with Wayne Brady and being Adam’s first boss at Universal Studios! Lotta laughs in this one. You can follow the podcast @adamraycomedy, @funnybrad, @alnpodcast!
Mo Collins stops by to talk her early improv days in Minnesota, how she created some of her iconic MADtv characters, being on Parks & Rec, and her return to the classic show and her experience acting with Adam. It’s an insightful and hilarious conversation you’ll enjoy as much as we did. Follow Mo on Twitter @TheMoCollins, @adamraycomedy, @funnybrad, @alnpodcast.