In this episode, Chris and Adam wear clothing before a live studio audience. Phew.
Chris and Adam explore anticomedy. Or ant-y comedy.
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Chris found out about the Ant War back when he listened to Radiolab.
But here’s the article he quotes.
Proceeds for this episode will go to Ant Charity.
Chris just got back from a road trip, and wants to know if Adam has ever gone on tour. Inevitably this leads to tips about checking your room for bedbugs.
Also, check out Adam’s other podcast, And Thereby Hangs A Tale. An episode about guinea pig storage solutions will come out in a few days—don’t miss it!
Chris talks about all sorts of comedy canon shows that he doesn’t really like, and Adam keeps bringing up nudity. It gets awkward.
The Scene Of The Scene, our newest podcast.
Chris asks Adam to help him unpack his questions about why we would do such a thing. Why create? Why put your creations out before an audience? What level of audience is necessary to sustain the act of creation? What's the relationship between audience and creator? Is there anything worse than fame?
Pretty sure we solved all those questions, tbh.
Adam on Spring Breakers.
Adam emceed the talky bit of the Megaphonic party a few weeks ago, and so he and Chris discuss their approaches to helping audiences make it through the night.
Adam’s new sitcom is picked up by Netflix, while Chris’s Edinburgh show gets an unexpected award. Oh, wait, no. April Fools, dammit.
Chris and Adam discuss the effects of alcohol, pot, and whatnot on performing (and on the rest of your life).
You’re Not Funny 5. Authenticity. The story of Neil.
It’s Just A Show 23 on The Leech Woman will drop in a few days.
A scene can be made of friends, or it can be made of people who have no interest in being friends. We’re on Team Muppet.
Who are you when you’re onstage? Adam tells the tale of one comedian who developed his act in the worst possible way. [No, we’re not linking to him.]
Is a joke affected by the tools you write it with? Chris and Adam compare note[book]s.
Some people like puns, and other people are wrong. This is a companion episode to It’s Just A Show episode 17, on the MST3K episode where they watch Hamlet.
The Allusionist: 1. Ban the Pun with Helen Zaltzman and Andy Zaltzman.
Are comedy clubs the best place to perform comedy, and music clubs the best place to perform music? Adam and Chris compare notes.
Chris and Adam talk about first impressions, and how Adam started in comedy.
Coming soon to Megaphonic FM: You’re Not Funny. Chris thinks he could write comedy, if he tried. Adam has written comedy professionally, and he's not so sure.