Let's Talk About Sets!

By Jeff McBride & Harrison Tweed

The "science" & craft of stand-up comedy. A playful podcast by comics in NYC.

  1. 1.
    Episode 058 PAIN – Patrick Holbert: “Who is doing the emotional lifting?”
    1:42:40
  2. 2.
    Episode 057 GAY SHIT – Jay Jurden: “Perform for the audience you have”
    2:00:46
  3. 3.
    Episode 056 MORALITY – Roy Wood Jr: “It’s fun to juggle dynamite”
    1:24:04
  4. 4.
    Episode 055 CALLBACKS – LeClerc Andre: “Instant in-jokes”
    1:47:46
  5. 5.
    Episode 054 CLEAN (2 of 2) – Steven Rogers: “Mastery: when you’re such a genius, you’re an idiot”
    58:42
  6. 6.
    Episode 053 CLEAN (1 of 2) – Steven Rogers: “It’s a safe bet”
    1:23:48
  7. 7.
    Episode 052 PRESENCE – Bret Raybould: “Don’t give a fuck if this goes well”
    1:48:16
  8. 8.
    Episode 051 COMEDIC STORYTELLING YES AGAIN – Jeff Simmermon: “Building a gobstopper from the inside out”
    1:43:14
  1. 9.
    Episode 050 CONTRAST – Usama Siddiquee: “Contrast is the basis of all humor”
    1:25:07
  2. 10.
    Episode 049 FAMILY – Jackie Kashian: “Be a whole person”
    1:28:10
  3. 11.
    Episode 048 THE SETUP – Geoffrey Asmus: “A master of trickery”
    1:36:32
  4. 12.
    Episode 047 JOKE THEORY PT. 2 – Harrison Greenbaum: “The secret algorithm of comedy”
    1:10:47
  5. 13.
    Episode 046 JOKE THEORY PT. 1 – Harrison Greenbaum: “Is it true, is it new, is it you?”
    1:06:22
  6. 14.
    Episode 045 COURAGE – Brian Enck: “You have no option but to succeed”
    1:56:06
  7. 15.
    Episode 044 CONFIDENCE – Sally Ann Hall: “My patronus is a vulva”
    1:27:22
  8. 16.
    Episode 043 ANECDOTES – Kate Willett: “Just let me be an idiot”
    1:08:56
  9. 17.
    Episode 042 SELF-DEPRECATION – Jacob Williams: “That compliment really hurt my feelings”
    1:52:47
  10. 18.
    Episode 041 PACING – Joe Zimmerman: “It has to be 3x funnier than it is them learning”
    1:40:06
  11. 19.
    Episode 040 PERSPECTIVE – Dan Perlman: “Don’t stop with the anecdote–keep going”
    1:48:36
  12. 20.
    Episode 39 THE ROOM – Norlex Belma: “I know you, now listen to these jokes”
    1:45:30
  13. 21.
    Episode 038 WRONG – Mike Recine: “Like a rollercoaster that gets to the top & catches fire”
    1:34:06
  14. 22.
    Bonus Episode 009 – Back After The Burn
    0:55
  15. 23.
    Episode 037 COMMITMENT – Andrea Allan: “Ripping your chest open onstage”
    1:47:08
  16. 24.
    Bonus Episode 008 – Myq Kaplan “The joke stick is my tongue”
    56:07
  17. 25.
    Episode 036 WORD ECONOMY – Andy Sandford: “Hook, line, and thinker”
    1:35:10
  18. 26.
    Episode 035 HECKLERS – Luke Touma: “Warm but jabbing”
    1:34:35
  19. 27.
    Episode 034 LIKABILITY – Kenny DeForest: “Own it…let it be it”
    1:36:31
  20. 28.
    Episode 033 TRAGEDY – Doug Smith: “I’ll get a chunk of comedy outta this”
    1:59:14
  21. 29.
    Episode 032 TRUTH – Kaytlin Bailey: “We’re kids throwing shit at the emperor”
    1:48:58
  22. 30.
    Announcement
    0:57
  23. 31.
    Episode 031 ANGER – Gianmarco Soresi: “Am I imploding or exploding?”
    1:39:42
  24. 32.
    Episode 30 CHARACTERS – Cyrus McQueen: “Find your funny & people will respond”
    1:35:13
  25. 33.
    Episode 029 THE ALBUM – Anthony DeVito: “It’s like duct tape”
    2:15:01
  26. 34.
    Episode 028 TABOO (pt. 2 of 2) – Tristan Smith: “I’ll take a gasp and an ohhhhh”
    1:09:18
  27. 35.
    Episode 027 TABOO (pt. 1 of 2) – Tristan Smith: “I’m a goddamn teddy bear you piece of shit!”
    1:23:21
  28. 36.
    Episode 026 JOKE WRITING – Mark Normand: “Just keep going / You need the struggle”
    1:41:15
  29. 37.
    Episode 025 IRREVERENCE – Gene Getman: “I don’t know how Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t just delete Facebook”
    1:25:20
  30. 38.
    Bonus Episode 006 – Thank You!
    1:15
  31. 39.
    Episode 024 MENTAL HEALTH – Dan LaMorte: “Don’t let the curve ball strike you out”
    1:37:06
  32. 40.
    Episode 023 GENDER – Carmen Lagala: “He’s a prisoner of the patriarchy himself”
    1:32:04
  33. 41.
    Episode 022 REINTERPRETATION – Brett Druck: “I just realized how hard it is to please a human”
    1:24:51
  34. 42.
    Episode 021 LOVE IN COMEDY – Abby Feldman: “Tear-jerking is when I cry after I masturbate”
    1:33:59
  35. 43.
    Episode 020 CROWD WORK – Dave Lester: “Laughter is for the willing”
    1:28:24
  36. 44.
    Episode 019 TENSION & RELEASE – Camille Theobald: “What if cops just had cum in their guns?”
    1:32:30
  37. 45.
    Episode 018 THAT’S A BIT – Sam Evans: “It feels like you’re stumbling into it”
    1:23:54
  38. 46.
    Episode 017 HONEST SADNESS – Jay Welch: “Control it, shape it, & channel it”
    1:17:57
  39. 47.
    Episode 016 CHALLENGING PREMISES – Jon Newman: “Fascinated by influencing people’s perspectives through backdoors”
    1:37:28
  40. 48.
    Episode 015 ROASTS – Matt Maran: “Every technique in comedy can be used in a roast”
    1:29:01
  41. 49.
    Episode 014 COMEDIC STORYTELLING (2 of 2) – Mike Guild: Stories of Sad Boy and Angry Man
    50:20
  42. 50.
    Episode 013 COMEDIC STORYTELLING (1 of 2) – Mike Guild: “There is a weird relationship with truth in stories”
    1:22:24

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