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Episode 34 | Merrill Markoe

Scott chats with multi-Emmy-winning comedy writer and performer Merrill Markoe about breaking into TV writing, her years working with David Letterman as he was coming up, and her audiobook (co-written with Megan Koester), “The Indignities of Being a Woman.”



Episode 32 | Levni Yilmaz

Lev joins Scott to talk about how he found success doing the animated “Tales of Mere Existence” series on YouTube, which has racked up millions of views.



Episode 30 | Tim Clue

Tim Clue joins Scott to discuss the craft of stand-up comedy, how to improve it, make money at it, and get better at it quickly.


Episode 29 | Caitlin Kunkel

Guest Caitlin Kunkel talks her road to success writing humor for McSweeney’s, The New Yorker, and landing her first book deal. She and Scott discuss the mindset and discipline of making a writing career.


Episode 28 | Christopher Titus

Scott talks with stand-up comedian Christopher Titus about his comic persona, performing and writing on stage, creating his Fox TV show “Titus,” and his feature film, “Special Unit.”


Episode 27 | Kurt Luchs

Kurt Luchs, founder and editor of The Big Jewel, talks with Scott about his unusual and varied comedy career. Kurt’s new book , “It’s Funny Until Someone Loses an Eye (Then It’s Really Funny),” just hit bookstores.