What's So Funny!

It’s the reboot of What’s So Funny! and there’s a new spin on things! Our host, Dave Schwensen, returns and this time he’s brought three of his friends: Kelly, Tom, and Logan. Join in as we listen to comedy albums from the 1950s, ‘60s, or ‘70s. We’ll take a look at the life of the comedian as well as the cultural relevance of the album then and now. So sit back, relax, and get ready to laugh!

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In this episode of What’s So Funny! we take a listen to the live recording of their Broadway show “An Evening With Nichols and May,” by Mike Nichols and Elaine May.

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In this episode of What’s So Funny, we meet Lily Tomlin’s famous character Ernestine the Telephone Operator in her 1971 album "This Is A Recording!"

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We all know Steve Martin as an actor, but in this episode we go back in time to his comedy roots with the album “A Wild and Crazy Guy.”

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One of the most controversial comedians of his time, Lenny Bruce, was the original bad boy of comedy. In this episode we will be listening to his 1961 album “American.”

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Find out how Mort Sahl transformed the comedy scene one newspaper at a time!

Dave Schwensen
Dave Schwensen

Dave Schwensen is a nationally recognized comedy coach and author of “How To Be A Working Comic: An Insider’s Business Guide To A Career In Stand-Up Comedy” Dave got his start at The New York City Improv. While there he coordinated talent showcases and auditions for major television shows, networks and film studios, and he has worked with some of the biggest names in comedy. Today he runs several comedy workshops out of both Cleveland and Chicago.

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