Jul 3, 2017
For the comedy nerd in all of us I am proud to present to you
this lengthy chat I had with Kliph Nesteroff about the history of
stand up comedy.
Last year Kliph published the excellent book 'The
I loved this book tremendously and highly recommend it to
anyone who loves comedy and is interested in all of its exciting
and sordid history.
From the earliest comedians in vaudeville to the mafia's grip
on the development of stand up comedy as an art form there is
fascinating facts to delight everyone's brain who will listen to
As comedy is my favorite topic in the world and the fact that
I enjoyed his book so much there were endless questions I had for
Kliph as we gabbed it up for the microphone. He has also been asked
to host a show on the Vice network about comedy that premieres on
Kliph's own history with doing comedy, experimenting with acid
and giving up drinking also adds to the mix boundless enjoyment of
tales of adventure.
If you love comedy as much as I do I know this episode with
produce a brain bath of natural amphetamines inside your skull and
that is why it is my pleasure to present to you now the one and
only Kliph Nesteroff!