I'm a Rescue

I'm a Rescue

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Comedians and married couple Tom and Stephanie Clark have fun and lively conversations with people from all walks of life about what they’ve overcome in their lives to get where they are today. Because when it all comes down to it…we’re all rescues. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/imarescue/support


17: Marc Price AKA Skippy from Family Ties
Aug 13 • 80 min
Joining us on this episode is Marc Price AKA Skippy from Family Ties. We talk growing up with a comedian Dad (Borscht Belt comedian Al Bernie) and all the comedy lessons he learned from him. His early days on stage and the lesson Jay Leno taught him. How…
16: Bernadette Pauly talks “Tough Crowd” with Colin Quinn & growing up in Boston
Jul 30 • 58 min
Bernadette Pauley is a comedian, actress, and host, who has appeared on “Tough Crowd”, Live at Gotham and Red Eye. She talks growing up in Boston…well Revere and starting out in comedy in NYC, which included a stint working at a strip club selling cigars.…
15: Mary Gallagher talks appearing on “Friends” & her journey to Late Night
Jul 16 • 61 min
Mary Gallagher is a very talented actress, writer, comedian and also from Tom’s hometown of Milwaukee. Tom and Steph talk with Mary about growing up in Wisconsin. Moving to LA and the nerve wracking audition for “Friends.” We also talk about her stand up…
14: Kyle Kinane talks being a bad roommate to Tom and Chicago Comedy
Jun 25 • 60 min
Tom and Steph talk with Kyle about his start in comedy and his rise to fame as a stand up on both Comedy Central and Netflix. We also discuss his arrival to LA in the early 2000s and living with Tom for 2 weeks and apparently, unbeknownst to Tom, being a…
13: Sharon Houston talks her career as a stand up, working on Punk’d, booking reality shows & creating her own TV show
Jun 11 • 55 min
Sharon Houston has had a very long successful career. We talk about her voiceover work on Daria, the manager she and Tom shared (he said she had “no neck”), working on Punk’d, booking reality shows like America’s Got Talent and various court shows,…
12: Art Clark (Tom’s Dad) World War 2 Veteran, talks life in the army & gives life advice
May 28 • 42 min
For this episode we actually got questions from you the listener to ask my Dad (Art Clark.) The questions ranged from his experiences in WW2 to what’s his favorite cut of meat. My Dad was a great sport throughout all this and I think you’ll really enjoy…
11: Jeff Johnson - comedian discusses stand up comedy, leaving the Mormon religion, & recently finding out who his real dad was
May 14 • 80 min
Jeff Johnson is a very funny comedian, who I first met at JR’s Comedy Club in Valencia, CA. It was actually the back room of a Marie Callendar’s and Jeff was the host. Jeff developed his act there and is now traveling across the country doing stand up. He…
10: Dennis Gubbins - actor/writer/comedian “Talking in Venice with Dennis”
Apr 30 • 69 min
Dennis Gubbins is an actor/writer/comedian. He has appeared in over 100 commercials and we discuss every single one of them…just kidding, but we do discuss how he got the gig “handing a puppy over a bush. ” We also discuss the acting and auditioning…
9: Steven Slater the Jet Blue Flight Attendant who quit via emergency exit
Apr 16 • 60 min
On this episode of the I’m A Rescue Podcast Steph and I interview Steven Slater. Steven achieved international fame after becoming fed up with one too many rude customers while serving as a flight attendant on Jet Blue Airlines. We learn the real story…
8 - Kimia Behpoornia from NBC’s Abby’s & Unicorn Store
Apr 2 • 62 min
This week we interview Kimia Behpoornia. Kimia is one of the stars of the ensemble comedy Abby’s on NBC and will soon be appearing in Brie Larson’s Unicorn Store (Netflix on April 5th). We talk to Kimia about her high school years building robots and…
7 - All About Steven Brody Stevens: We discuss his recent passing and what he meant to the comedy scene.
Mar 19 • 56 min
In this episode Tom and Steph talk all things Brody Stevens. Brody passed away last month and really left a hole in our comedy world. He was such a fixture on the comedy scene here in LA as well as on social media. Tom talks about first meeting and…
6: Solid Gold - Andy Gold joins us to talk comedy & his battle with heroin addiction
Mar 5 • 77 min
Comedian Andy Gold joins Steph and Tom. Tom and Andy discuss their Dry Bar Comedy Specials and Andy’s unique way of dealing with the haters—it’s pretty brilliant. Then we go deep discussing Andy overcoming his heroin addiction and going on tour with the…
5: Lauren Pritchard discusses MadTV, Disney, and Rats
Feb 26 • 49 min
Lauren Pritchard is a very talented comedian/actress/improvisor. She talks about her journey from Orlando to Hollywood. Preparing for her Mad TV audition while also battling rats in her apartment. We’ve known Lauren a long time and watching her rise as a…
4: Carol Phillips-Steph’s mom & raising Steph after her husband passed
Feb 19 • 58 min
Steph’s mom, Carol, joins Tom and Steph on the podcast. She talks her fear of elevators, Steph’s ban from most shoe stores in Southern California (except Nordstrom’s) and the death of her husband and their, at times, tumultuous relationship! Somebody…
3: Who’s Your Daddy? with Matthew Gossin
Feb 12 • 59 min
Matthew talks working on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno & growing up without a dad and his long journey in finding out who his dad really was…a very famous Hollywood celebrity (ya have to listen to find out.) He goes into the details of how he was finally…
2: Tom & Steph interview Diane Franklin (Bill & Ted’s, Better Off Dead)
Feb 5 • 57 min
On this episode Tom and Steph get to interview 80s legend Diane Franklin. You may know Diane as the princess from Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, the French exchange student from Better Off Dead, or The Last American Virgin, among many others. Currently…
1: Tom interviews Steph
Jan 27 • 52 min
In our very first episode Tom interviews his wife, Steph, about overcoming the loss of her dad at age 10 and how they’re both too lazy to change Steph’s last name to Clark. Also we talk stand up comedy, quitting booze, the patriarchy/matriarchy, high…