You’re Not Funny

You’re Not Funny
Chris thinks he could write comedy, if he tried. Adam has written comedy professionally, and he’s not so sure.

16. Clothing.
Jul 9, 2018 • 25 min
In this episode, Chris and Adam wear clothing before a live studio audience. Phew.
15. Sketchy Sketch Comedy.
Jun 21, 2018 • 47 min
Let’s talk about sketch, baby. Let’s talk about you and me and this contrived scenario we seem to be in.
14. Ants.
Jun 8, 2018 • 23 min
Chris and Adam explore anticomedy. Or ant-y comedy.
13. Touring.
May 25, 2018 • 28 min
Chris just got back from a road trip, and wants to know if Adam has ever gone on tour. Inevitably this leads to tips about checking your room for bedbugs.
12. Awkward!
May 7, 2018 • 43 min
Chris talks about all sorts of comedy canon shows that he doesn’t really like, and Adam keeps bringing up nudity. It gets awkward.
11. Why Do You Do This?
Apr 24, 2018 • 40 min
Chris asks Adam to help him unpack his questions about why we would do such a thing. Why create? Why put your creations out before an audience? What level of audience is necessary to sustain the act of creation? What’s the relationship between audience…
10. Emcees.
Apr 9, 2018 • 42 min
Adam emceed the talky bit of the Megaphonic party a few weeks ago, and so he and Chris discuss their approaches to helping audiences make it through the night.
9. April Fools.
Mar 30, 2018 • 35 min
Adam’s new sitcom is picked up by Netflix, while Chris’s Edinburgh show gets an unexpected award. Oh, wait, no. April Fools, dammit.
8. Openers.
Mar 11, 2018 • 36 min
How do you open a show? What does the opening joke (or opening song) do?
7. Booze and Drugs.
Feb 22, 2018 • 41 min
Chris and Adam discuss the effects of alcohol, pot, and whatnot on performing (and on the rest of your life).
6. Friends and Strangers.
Feb 7, 2018 • 43 min
A scene can be made of friends, or it can be made of people who have no interest in being friends. We’re on Team Muppet.
5. Authenticity.
Jan 24, 2018 • 29 min
Who are you when you’re onstage? Adam tells the tale of one comedian who developed his act in the worst possible way. [No, we’re not linking to him.]
4. Notebooks.
Jan 3, 2018 • 22 min
Is a joke affected by the tools you write it with? Chris and Adam compare note[book]s.
3. Puns on the Run.
Nov 16, 2017 • 50 min
Some people like puns, and other people are wrong.
2. Terrible Places.
Nov 6, 2017 • 33 min
Are comedy clubs the best place to perform comedy, and music clubs the best place to perform music? Adam and Chris compare notes.
1. First Impressions.
Oct 31, 2017 • 31 min
Chris and Adam talk about first impressions, and how Adam started in comedy.
0. Coming Soon.
Oct 19, 2017 • 1 min
Coming soon! Chris thinks he could write comedy, if he tried. Adam has written comedy professionally, and he’s not so sure.
You’re Not Funny Episode Guide.
Oct 1, 2017