4 episodes

What comedy and improv should be: A place to creatively, respectively, and openly express who you are.
What comedy and improv has been: A place to creatively and openly express who you are...with a LOT of strings attached and gatekeepers making rules by which we've arbitrarily abided.
How do we turn the has been into the should be after a global pandemic and revelations about the failures of how our sacred comedy institutions have dealt with systemic racism, transphobia, homophobia, misogyny, and ableism has knocked them off their pedestals?
Steve Han, Phylicia McCleod, and Ashley Whitehurst have spent years inside the Chicago comedy scene. And they have thoughts.

Comedy Has an Ouchi‪e‬ Area Code

    • Improv
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

What comedy and improv should be: A place to creatively, respectively, and openly express who you are.
What comedy and improv has been: A place to creatively and openly express who you are...with a LOT of strings attached and gatekeepers making rules by which we've arbitrarily abided.
How do we turn the has been into the should be after a global pandemic and revelations about the failures of how our sacred comedy institutions have dealt with systemic racism, transphobia, homophobia, misogyny, and ableism has knocked them off their pedestals?
Steve Han, Phylicia McCleod, and Ashley Whitehurst have spent years inside the Chicago comedy scene. And they have thoughts.

    Comedy's Problems Are Rooted in White Supremacy

    Comedy's Problems Are Rooted in White Supremacy

    In this episode, boss ass bitches have honest conversations about performative allyship in institutions where the rules are tailored for white people's success.

    • 48 min
    Getting Paid in Exposure Won’t Pay My Landlord

    Getting Paid in Exposure Won’t Pay My Landlord

    Does capitalism sometimes make you feel like starting fires? This episode, join us poor and starving artists as we drown in student loans, praise AOC, and discuss how our country’s economy holds comedians back.

    • 50 min
    Idol Worship Is Super Dead!

    Idol Worship Is Super Dead!

    Welcome to Comedy Has an Ouchie! In this part comedy, part therapy podcast, butt-hole clenching is normalized and success is no longer tied to arbitrary rules.

    • 49 min
    Introducing: Comedy Has an Ouchie

    Introducing: Comedy Has an Ouchie

    How do we turn the has been into the should be after a global pandemic and revelations about the failures of how our sacred comedy institutions have dealt with systemic racism, transphobia, homophobia, misogyny, and ableism has knocked them off their pedestals?
    We have thoughts.

    • 2 min

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