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Rahmein Mostafavi

The Other Side

Release Date: 05/29/2019

Nathan Macintosh show art Nathan Macintosh

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Nathan Macintosh built a comedy career in two countries -- first his native Canada, and now the United States. A few weeks before his DC Improv debut, he calls in to talk about "positive anger," his high-energy style and what put him on the path to comedy. Plus there's a guest appearance by Nathan's chihuahua. Have a listen, then get your tickets to see Nathan on November 8-9. www.nathanmacintosh.com

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Michael Rapaport show art Michael Rapaport

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You've seen Michael Rapaport: He's been in 60 movies, popped up in tons of television shows and worked as a sports broadcaster. But even with all that success, now he's stretching his legs as a stand-up comedian. In some ways, it's a return to his roots -- and he tells us all about it in this interview. Have a listen, then get your tickets to see him October 4-6. www.michaelrapaportcomedy.com

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Daniel Weingarten show art Daniel Weingarten

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Daniel Weingarten is half Mexican, half Argentinian, all Jewish and all funny. He calls in to tell us about his journey from a self-professed "annoying kid" to an accomplished stage performer -- including some of the bumps on that road (like his rap phase). Plus we sing the praises of "I Love Lucy," and get a great story about doing stand-up in Spanish. Have a listen, then get your tickets to see him in our lounge October 18-19. www.danielweingarten.com

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Margaret Cho show art Margaret Cho

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Margaret Cho is on the program! The comedy icon stops by to tell us about her latest project, The Margaret Cho podcast on the Earios network. We're talking about her goals as an interviewer, why she came back to podcasting, her dream guests, and what she looks for in up-and-coming comedians. Plus we sneak in one "Masked Singer" question at the end. Have a listen to this interview, then go check out The Margaret Cho podcast.

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Erin Foley show art Erin Foley

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Erin Foley loves doing stand-up, but she's over the moon about women's sports. Her "Sports Without Balls" podcast has been picking up steam in 2019, as she gets great athletes, journalists and more to share their stories. We're talking about her "rebranded" podcast, her approach to stand-up comedy and more ... have a listen, then get your tickets to see her headline our lounge showroom September 27 and 28! https://erinkfoley.com/ https://sportswithoutballs.com/ Instagram: @erinkfoley

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Brad Williams show art Brad Williams

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Brad Williams (headlining Labor Day weekend) is in studio! We're talking about his impending fatherhood, comedy culture in 2019, his wrestling skills and lots more. A great chat with a VERY funny guy. Have a listen then get your tickets ....

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Rahmein Mostafavi show art Rahmein Mostafavi

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Rahmein Mostafavi gives us the scoop on two of his projects: the wildly popular "Couples Therapy: A Comedy Show" and his multi-night album recording this July. Can one comedian solve ALL the world's romantic problems? For sales purposes, we're willing to say: YES! Listen to this interview with a DC Improv favorite, then check out his shows at dcimprov.com.

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Mo Amer show art Mo Amer

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Once a refugee, now a world-famous comedian: Mo Amer has been on a journey that's both inspiring and hilarious. Before making his DC Improv headlining debut (June 7-9), he calls in to share his story. We talk about his role on the breakthrough Hulu sitcom "Ramy," how winding up in Houston helped him as an artist, the advice he gets from Dave Chappelle, and some timely summer travel tips. Have a listen, then get your tickets ...

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Die Laughing Productions / Rob Maher show art Die Laughing Productions / Rob Maher

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We're killing it on this episode of the Other Side: Rob Maher is in studio to take us behind the scenes at Die Laughing Productions. Their murder mystery comedy shows have been a hit at the Improv over the last several years -- and they're back July 21 with "Hit Me '90s One More Time." Rob explains how the company got off the ground, what goes into producing a murder mystery show, and shares some of the highlights from past performances. Have a listen ... then assemble your Scooby gang to to solve a murder July 21.

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Paul Virzi show art Paul Virzi

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Paul Virzi (our headliner May 16-19) talks about his great comedy year: taping his first TV special, reaching a podcasting milestone and collaborating with stand-up giants. Plus we get insights into his early days on the "urban" scene, what it's like to play Madison Square Garden (!) and why he prioritizes work/life balance. Get to know Paul, then get your tickets to see him at the club. paulvirzi.com dcimprov.com

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Rahmein Mostafavi gives us the scoop on two of his projects: the wildly popular "Couples Therapy: A Comedy Show" and his multi-night album recording this July. Can one comedian solve ALL the world's romantic problems? For sales purposes, we're willing to say: YES!
Listen to this interview with a DC Improv favorite, then check out his shows at dcimprov.com.