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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: August, 2016
Aug 25, 2016

Comedian Jak Knight teaches us how to make Jolly Rancher sizzurp, how to deal with hecklers, how to succeed in comedy after only three years. how to have the worst Uber ride of all time, how to make your own nut milk, how to shut down a drunk racist, how to accidentally make cops fight each other, and how to make everyone jealous of your youth. Then we play "Yeezy Does It," where we find out how Kanye West would justify kicking a baby. Also, we are legally obligated to say that we do not condone or recommend trying anything we learned in this episode. (Especially making nut milk.)

 

Aug 18, 2016
"The Onion" and "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" writer John Howell Harris teaches us how to grow up on a farm, how to write the greatest Onion headline of all time, how to move it move it, how to get an amazing NYC internship, how to keep people from masturbating in a book store, how to create a terrifying version of Sesame Street, how to judge a Woody Allen movie, and most importantly, the skill you've all been waiting to learn....how to operate a mechanical bean picker. Then we play an aborted game of "Fake Out," where we try to identify fake news stories.
 
Aug 11, 2016

"Tonight Show" writer Caroline Eppright teaches us how to grow up with lawyers for parents, how to rise from PA to writer, how to find the best bbq in Kansas City, how to move to New York from the Midwest, how to create a 1-800 number for yourself, how to get coffee and donuts for Tina Fey, how to avoid a terrible massage, and how to be friends with cheap people. Then we play Bring Polite to a Fight, where we find the most Midwestern way to politely insult people. Bless your ugly mom's heart!

Aug 4, 2016

"Mr. Robot" and "Fear the Walking Dead" writer Kate Erickson teaches us how to stay sane on a family road trip, how to hitchhike without being murdered, how to walk across Spain in a month, how to attend zombie school, how to sleep in a barn, how to train yourself to write like your favorite writers, how to get diarrhea from tea, how to travel around the world for free, and how to survive an outdoor music festival. Then we play the ultimate road trip game, 20 Questions!

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