In our very first live episode, actor and comedian Michael Ian Black and Nickelodeon/Food Network host Marc Summers teach us how to not prepare for an interview, how to do an impressive card trick, how to practice Twitter jiu-jitsu to handle trolls, how to love pie, how to make Nickelodeon slime, how to piss off the NRA, how to do sitcom warm-up, and how to destroy people's childhood.
Comedy writer Ariel Dumas (Colbert Report, The Late Show) teaches us how to begin a new habit and stick to it, how to start out in comedy in Chicago, how to name an improv team, how to appreciate stickers as an adult, and how to fix a toilet.
Writer Joe Berkowitz (Fast Company, Away With Words) teaches us how to appreciate wordplay, how to find a bathroom in Times Square, how to attend a pun competition, and how not to lie to your children about bad words.
In this solo episode, Drucker and Dweck discuss Facebook, Trump's latest screw-ups, and their shared love of FX's "American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace." (Apologies for the echoey audio on this one. We're still figuring out our new setup and everything should be back to normal next week.)
Comedian Patrick Monahan (@pattymo) teaches us how to remember the names of all your friends' offspring, how to go to law school, how to get out of a contract, and how to love Drake albums.
This week, Drucker sits out a blizzard by reading some of your viewer mail! Please send more to email@example.com! We'll be back next week, unless another blizzard destroys us.
Comedy writer Bridger Winegar (Kimmy Schmidt, Corporate) teaches us how to search for an apartment, how to write a great review of a mattress, and how to name a corporation.
Drucker and Dweck discuss their time as roommates, which is sadly coming to an end. But, don't worry, the podcast is not! It will go on forever.
No episode this week, but we'll be back next week with an all new one!
Comedian and writer Naomi Ekperigin (Broad City, Great News) teaches us how to make friends with intimidating women, how to survive Gossip Girl high school, and how to appreciate joke math.
In this solo episode, Drucker and Dweck talk the 2018 State of the Union and how out-of-touch they are with popular music.
Comedian Robert Dean teaches us how to create your own museum, how to know more than anyone should about P. T. Barnum, how to be horrified by Looney Tunes cartoons, how to break up with a magician, and how to be a good docent.
In this episode, Drucker and Dweck lament their sad nomadic lifestyle and talk about how great it is to be 6'8" and 180 pounds.
TV and comic book writer Jeff Loveness teaches us how to hike up (most of) Mount Everest, how to write an original comic, how to make friends while traveling, how to get altitude sickness but not food poisoning, how to collaborate with an illustrator, and how to appreciate Judas. Yes, that Judas. As always, if you like our podcast, please subscribe and rate us on iTunes and donate to our Patreon at patreon dot com slash howtobeaperson.
Drucker and Dweck once again part ways (geographically) and make plans for the new year.
Comedy powercouple Dan Klein (Wet Hot American Summer, Great News) and Kelly Hudson (Funny or Die) teach us how to plan a wedding without going insane, how to survive a tornado, how to fall in love with someone despite watching them do improv, and how to avoid pessimism. As always, if you like our podcast, please subscribe and rate us on iTunes, and donate to our Patreon at Patreon.com/howtobeaperson.
Mike and Jess talk about feeling sad during the holidays and what to do about it. Also, Season 2 of The Crown and the movie Gattaca for some reason. Was this an episode? We don't know.
In this year's Thanksgiving episode, Mike and Jess get into the holiday spirit by giving tips on how to deal with your shitty family.
In this episode, Mike and Jess talk about stuff. I don't know, this is just what the podcast has become now. Enjoy! (Also, trigger warning.)
Superstore and Late Night writer Justin Shanes teaches us how to go from law to comedy, how to be a Battlestar Galactica superfan, and how to not die while hiking through the desert. If you like our podcast, please subscribe and rate us on iTunes (5 stars!) and donate to our patreon at patreon dot com slash how to be a person.
Superstore writer Vanessa Ramos teaches us how to handle work-related stress, how to not be annoying with a Halloween costume, how to escape San Antonio to get involved in comedy, how to find work from Twitter and stand-up, how to write for a sitcom, and how to NOT imagine people in their underwear when you're nervous. If you like our podcast - tell your friends! It helps them find us. Also Like and Subscribe and donate to our Patreon at Patreon dot com / How to be a person.