16 episodes

Host Zain Meghji presents this interview series where we talk to artists in the entertainment industry as they navigate their creative career and the internal and external challenges that go with it

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    • Performing Arts
    • 5.0, 23 Ratings

Host Zain Meghji presents this interview series where we talk to artists in the entertainment industry as they navigate their creative career and the internal and external challenges that go with it

    ‘Corporate’ co-creators Jake Weisman, Matt Ingebretson, & Pat Bishop on collaborations and quitting comed

    ‘Corporate’ co-creators Jake Weisman, Matt Ingebretson, & Pat Bishop on collaborations and quitting comed

    The comedic trio behind the Comedy Central satire ‘Corporate’ met doing standup in LA, and just finished shooting Season 2 of their hit show. In this interview, these funny fellas compare writing to boxing, explain the differences between good and bad standup routines, and advise fans to give up on their dreams of working in comedy. No, seriously.

    • 30 min
    Arrow’s Emily Bett Rickards on playing with dolls and TV vs theatre acting

    Arrow’s Emily Bett Rickards on playing with dolls and TV vs theatre acting

    Emily Bett Rickards is an actress, yoga teacher, and dog lover, best known for her portrayal of Felicity Smoak on the CW show “Arrow”. In this interview, she compares best practices for television acting to acting in theatre, talks about why she’s wary of #Olicity fan art, shares why her action figure has 4 hands, and discusses her role in “Reborning” - a play about realistic-looking baby dolls…

    • 29 min
    Professional storytelling advice from Pixar and ‘Incredibles 2’

    Professional storytelling advice from Pixar and ‘Incredibles 2’

    As a story artist and supervisor for Pixar’s ‘Finding Dory’, ‘Wall-E’, and ‘Incredibles 2’, Ted Mathot knows a few things about storytelling. In this interview, he tells us the elements of a good story, how they choose which films to make, and how to get a job at Pixar. His best career advice? “Make it personal, but don’t take it personally.”

    • 21 min
    Margaret Cho on inciting social and political change with comedy

    Margaret Cho on inciting social and political change with comedy

    Margaret Cho is one of the most well-known female comics in the world, and isn’t afraid to make controversial jokes. In this interview, she discusses the importance of voicing your opinion, expressing your outrage, and using your talent to improve the world.
    This episode was made possible with the support of The Whistler Pride & Ski Festival. Visit gaywhistler.com for more info.

    • 20 min
    Kathy Griffin on Making a Comeback with Zero Support

    Kathy Griffin on Making a Comeback with Zero Support

    Controversial comedian Kathy Griffin holds the Guinness World Record for most televised stand-up specials… but she’s also known for a very polarizing photo. In this interview, she delves into a candid discussion about the past year of her life, which of her celebrity friends supported her (and which ones turned their backs), and how she’s making her comeback with zero support and zero f*cks left to give.

    • 46 min
    Sasheer Zamata on 'SNL' and the Anatomy of a Good Joke

    Sasheer Zamata on 'SNL' and the Anatomy of a Good Joke

    As an alumna of both UCB and SNL, Sasheer Zamata knows a thing or two about comedy. In this interview, she shares what she learned from the writing room of ‘Saturday Night Live’, her tips for auditioning, and her worst audience experience EVER.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

kmangles ,

Lovin’ it!

Loved the episode with Jay Chandrasekhar, cool to hear how they got their movies funded!

Aywtam ,

Insightful & Entertaining

Love the energy that Zain gives off in his interviews! Very insightful and entertaining to hear how his guests started and continued in the creative industry. Officially my new go-to podcast for my morning commute to work. Looking forward to the upcoming episodes!

EmbraceTheGrey ,

🙌🏻 Chaotic Creative

A unique way of showcasing the creativity in individuals. Looking forward to following this adventure Zain!

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