The How To Write Funny podcast is a serious conversation about comedy.
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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.



Episode 25 | Lee Camp

Political comedian and activist Lee Camp sits down with Scott to talk comedy, activism, and creating his weekly political comedy TV show, “Redacted Tonight.”


Episode 24 | Kevin Avery

Scott talks with Emmy-winning writer Kevin Avery. Kevin is a successful bay-area stand-up comic who got into TV writing with his friend and writing-partner W. Kamau Bell. He joined the original staff of John Oliver’s show before its debut in 2014.