Podcasts have proven to be a very effective way for comedians to connect with their fans. Allowing fans a look into the lives and other interests of comedians so there’s a personal connection. In some ways it’s replaced the stand-up comedy album and provided fresh humor from our favorite comics on a more consistent basis. Comedians have excelled in the medium because by nature they’re pretty good at speaking and allowed to speak unfiltered about any topic they wish. It’s with that simple concept the odds of the podcast sticking around are larger than many new social media trends. It’s with this notion that we take the deeper dive into comedy podcasts to see how things tick behind the scenes.
A favorite podcast in the TLB Towers lies in our backyard and consistently features some of the best comedic talent the East Coast has to offer. It’s comedian Robert Kelly’s You Know What Dude! podcast. YKWD mainly tapes in the Riotcast studios above the New York’s legendary Comedy Cellar. A club where at any given night, you’ll catch the city’s best comedians performing spots with the chance of seeing someone of Seinfeld, Chris Rock, or Louis C.K. caliber drop in to work on a new bit. Read More