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How To Be a Person

Comedy writers Mike Drucker ("The Tonight Show," The Onion, Marvel) and Jess Dweck ("The Tonight Show", "Late Night") invite fellow comedians, writers, and other interesting people to teach them how to be normal human beings. Logo by Bryan Brinkman. Theme by Eric Gersen. www.patreon.com/howtobeaperson
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Now displaying: December, 2015
Dec 31, 2015

Comedian and TV writer Brendan McLaughlin teaches us how to survive unemployment, how to befriend an Olsen Twin, how to write promos for Jerry Springer, how to do bad celebrity impressions, how to write for a travel show without traveling, how to find a good coffee shop to work in, and how to make watching Netflix all day sound productive. Then we throw Brendan some tough job interview questions for careers he never wanted. Please hire Brendan to be your wet-nurse magician Batman.

Dec 24, 2015

"Inside Amy Schumer" writer and comedian Mike Lawrence teaches us how to watch professional wrestling, how to grow up with a comedian for a parent, how to stop being a slam poet, how to turn a roast battle into a job, and how to work at McDonald's for seven years. Plus, we find out what Hitler's professional wrestling name would be. Unfortunately, it was already taken.

Dec 17, 2015

In this special holiday episode, Mike teaches Jess how to find the perfect Christmas gift for your loved ones, how to survive childhood in Florida, how to get a job at SNL, how to be goth, how to become Cisco certified, how to read a script about a talking vagina, and how to find a present for a grandma who loves “Fifty Shades of Grey.” Then Jess teaches Mike how to be a Jew in December. And then we both learn the true meaning of Christmas! Just kidding, but we do talk about "The Mask." This episode is smokin'!!!

Dec 10, 2015

“Inside Amy Schumer,” “Kroll Show,” and "SNL" writer Christine Nangle teaches us how to get through crushing heartbreak, how to get rid of a Philly accent then get famous for doing a Philly accent, how to survive childhood without cable TV, how to enrage internet trolls, how to write comedy that you believe in, how to be vulnerable, and most importantly, how to resist texting an ex. Then we play The Breakup Game and find out how you’d break up with a creepy doll that’s come to life.

Dec 3, 2015

"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" writer and comedian Charla Lauriston teaches us how to make a hit web series, how to work for a U.S. senator, how to deal with moths, how to get your creative friends to work for you, how to accidentally name your show after a body part, how to turn a web series into a television-writing job, and how to survive the most embarrassing childhood moment in the history of mankind. Warning: You may burst into uncontrollable laughter at work or in public while listening to this story.

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