18 episodes

My First Gig Podcast explores the when, the where and the why of comedians' first ever gigs. Hosted by Irish comedian Duane Doogan for the Cherry Podcast Network.

My First Gig Podcast with Duane Doogan Cherry Podcast Network

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    • 5.0, 7 Ratings

My First Gig Podcast explores the when, the where and the why of comedians' first ever gigs. Hosted by Irish comedian Duane Doogan for the Cherry Podcast Network.

    18. Django Gold

    18. Django Gold

    My guest this week is Django Gold, writer for the Stephen Colbert Show and formerly Senior Writer for The Onion and of course, stand-up comedian. We chat about his first gig and I get a little nostalgic about my 90's playwright adventures.

    Go follow Django on Twitter at @django and tune in The Colbert Show each night!

    Follow this podcast across social media @MyFirstGigPod. Follow me @DuaneDoogan. This podcast is part of the Cherry Podcast Network.

    • 28 min
    17. Carmen Lynch

    17. Carmen Lynch

    This week I’m joined by Carmen Lynch, you may have seen her on the television on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, The Late Show with David Letterman, Inside Amy Schumer, Conan, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to name but a few. She’s the co-host of The Human Centipod podcast and joined me this week to discuss her first ever gig!

    Go follow Carmen on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and everything else @CarmenComedian and check out The Human Centipod on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. You can also catch her album Dance Like You Don’t Need The Money on Spotify.

    Follow this podcast across social media @MyFirstGigPod. Follow me @DuaneDoogan. This podcast is part of the Cherry Podcast Network.

    • 31 min
    16. Tom Rhodes

    16. Tom Rhodes

    My guest this week is Tom Rhodes, a veteran of the comedy game but still standing the test of time, hear the story of how he's been preparing for his first gig since birth. Also, I chat about my cat turning 20 this year and wonder if I'm losing my mind.

    Go follow Tom on Twitter & Instagram @_TomRhodes and tell him you're being your own best friend! Then check out his latest album 'Around the World' on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music and more.

    Follow this podcast across social media @MyFirstGigPod. Follow me @DuaneDoogan. This podcast is part of the Cherry Podcast Network.

    • 42 min
    15. Kate Willett

    15. Kate Willett

    My guest this week is Kate Willett, star of Netflix’s The Comedy Line-Up and Late Night with Stephen Colbert. Fantastic comedian from San Francisco based out of New York City. We get into her first gig and how a fortunate first gig could be the difference between a career and a one time thing. Also, try to get a little positive message about admitting we love to do this and miss stand-up comedy deeply.

    Make sure to follow Kate on Twitter @katewillett & Instagram @kate.willett and you can watch her Netflix special as part of the Comedy Line-Up series. Also go check out the Reply Guys podcast wherever you get your podcasts. You can support their Patreon at this weird time at https://www.patreon.com/replyguys.

    Follow this podcast across social media @MyFirstGigPod. Follow me @DuaneDoogan. This podcast is part of the Cherry Podcast Network.

    • 31 min
    14. Marty DeRosa

    14. Marty DeRosa

    Episode 14 is out and it's with Chicago's own Marty DeRosa, Marty is well known in professional wrestling circles as part of $5 Wrestling on the Highspots Wrestling Network, co-host of Marty & Sarah Love Wrestling, formerly Wrestling with Depression & Comedians You Should Know. Was great to sit down with Marty, talk a bit of wrestling, talk a bit of nostalgia, starting out in comedy and his first gig.

    Make sure to follow Marty on Twitter & Instagram @MartyDeRosa and go listen to Marty & Sarah Love Wrestling wherever you get your podcasts. You can support their Patreon at this weird time at https://www.patreon.com/martyandsarah.

    Follow this podcast across social media @MyFirstGigPod. Follow me @DuaneDoogan. This podcast is part of the Cherry Podcast Network.

    • 34 min
    13. Adam Cayton-Holland

    13. Adam Cayton-Holland

    Week three of the 'isolation interviews' while we're all under house arrest and my guest is Adam Cayton-Holland. Out of Denver, Colorado. Adam has been featured on Conan, Comedy Bang! Bang!, Comedy Central. The creator of TruTV's Those Who Can't and the My Dining Room Table podcast. We met a few years ago in Dublin and I was delighted to sit down and hear how Adam's career began and his life at the time.

    Make sure to follow Adam on Instagram @caytonholland, on Twitter @CaytonHolland, Facebook @AdamCaytonHollandComic or at adamcaytonholland.com. Buy his book 'Time + Tragedy' or his vinyl album 'Adam Cayton-Holland Performs His Signature Bits' over at adamcaytonholland.com

    Follow us across social media @MyFirstGigPod. Follow me @DuaneDoogan. This podcast is part of the Cherry Podcast Network.

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

fionafrawl ,

It’s class

Love this podcast, as a comedian you can listen and cringe along remembering your own first gig, and as a non comedian it’s interesting to get an insight to the preparation and work that goes into it! Duane is a great listener and gives his guests space and time to dig deep into fun memories.

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Comedy4All

Deadly format! Equally enjoyable for comedy fans - as a peak behind the curtain, and to fellow comedians - to hear other perspectives! Duane’s a great host and the theme music is catchy... Maybe even, too catchy?! Big fan 👍

Armstrongfan111 ,

Sexy time

Very lovely and sexy podcast, hosted by the sultry Duane Doogan. Duane's hosting abilities are as impressive as his head is square. His guests are outstanding and I would recommend this podcast to any fans of comedy or entertainment.

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