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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: May, 2016
May 26, 2016

"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" and "Difficult People" writer Emily Altman teaches us how to parlare Italiano, how to find a job in another country, how to deal with hard water, how to find Waldo (The Hidden Man), how to turn an old lady into a puppet, how to sit in your shit, and most importantly, how to properly order food at an Italian restaurant. Then we play a game of Fottere-Sposare-Uccidere (F-Marry-Kill) with famous Italians. Turns out we want to do all three to Wario!

May 19, 2016

College Humor writer and performer Siobhan Thompson teaches us how to be an actual archaeologist in England, how to speak in any British accent, how to sadly steal Tabasco sauce from Chipotle, how to work in casting, how to hate Piers Morgan, how to find the creepy guy in an improv class, how to nap without ruining your makeup, how to know the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and of course, how to find Richard III's bones. Then we play a game of "Real Indiana Jones." Was Shakespeare a hipster? I hopeth not.

May 12, 2016
"Saturday Night Live" and "Inside Amy Schumer" writer Jeremy Beiler teaches us how to calm down, how to start your career in Wisconsin public-access television, how to get help from "Bill Murray," how to use acting school to make you a better writer, how to do a Gordon Ramsay impression, how to appear on "The Good Wife," and how to use new agey acronyms to handle your anxiety. Then we play a game of "Sketch Me Like One of Your French Movies," where Jeremy puts a sketch ending on famous films. Turns out there's an even more tragic ending to Titanic!

 

May 5, 2016

Actor and comedian Griffin Newman (The Tick, Vinyl, Fort Tilden) teaches us how to play the video game Disney Infinity, how to be an out-of-shape superhero, how to grow up in New York City, how to start standup as a child, how to get cut from a M. Night Shyamalan movie, how to survive without a driver's license, how to ruin The Fantastic Four, how to appreciate The Phantom Menace, and how to collect toys as an adult. Plus we play a game of "Serious Acting," where Dweck gets to live her dream of working at the DMV.

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