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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: January, 2016
Jan 28, 2016

Comedian Seth Herzog teaches us how to throw an amazing party, how to join the theater camp mafia, how to make YouTube videos of yourself crinkling plastic bags, how to start performing comedy in a hamburger shop, how to mispronounce Bono’s name to his face, how to warm up a crowd, how to dance till you need to vomit, and how to get cool people to come to your party. Then we challenge Seth to come up with opening lines to introduce himself to celebrities at parties. How do you get germaphobe Donald Trump to shake your hand? Hint: You don’t want that anyway.

Jan 20, 2016

"Late Night with Seth Meyers" head writer Alex Baze (@bazecraze) teaches us how to fax your way into a job at Saturday Night Live, how to write jokes with Tina Fey, how to get into Heaven by making no money, how to grow up on an army base, how to review potato chips on Instagram, and how to have the world's worst vacation to Hawaii with your mom. Then we ask Baze how his mom would write monologue jokes. Answer: Every punchline is that you're going to Hell.

Jan 14, 2016

Comedian Kurt Braunohler teaches us how to start a fire with just wood and string, how to kidnap your friends and take them to an abandoned nuclear silo, how to create a new type of improv, how to form the perfect comedy duo, how to visit the grossest bar on the Jersey Shore, and how to find New York’s infamous mole people. Plus, Kurt becomes an instant expert on topics he knows nothing about. Dolphins! Lacrosse! Cupcakes! Other random words! Listen!

Jan 7, 2016

“Late Late Show,” “Late Night," and “Nature Cat” writer, and duck penis expert Justin Shanes teaches us how to appreciate nature despite being a neurotic hypochondriac, how to prank your family on a cruise, how to quit law for comedy, how to design the perfect #Benghazi t-shirt, how to react to rattlesnakes and bobcats, and how to decide when to risk your life for those sweet, sweet Instagram likes. Then we quiz Justin on the weird wild world of animal genitalia. Hot tip: their tips all have spikes on them!

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