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Sometimes life sucks hard. Hard Day Diaries is a collection of these experiences.

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 14 Ratings

Sometimes life sucks hard. Hard Day Diaries is a collection of these experiences.

    Twisted Metal with Derrick Johnson

    Twisted Metal with Derrick Johnson

    Comedian and Sketch maker, Derrick Johnson, joins Andy to talk about a life altering car accident he was in.

    Derrick Johnson

    Derrick Johnson is a comedian and filmmaker based out of the Twin Cities. Derrick is one third of the sketch comedy group Lonely Space Vixens on YouTube, in which he helps write, produce, and act in sketches. Derrick got his start in comedy at an early age, using his parents' VHS camera to film slapstick comedy videos using his action figures in his bedroom. These rudimentary videos would later evolve into the live action sketches he makes today. You can find Derrick performing comedy in one of the many rooms the Twin Cities has to offer, or find his sketch comedy on YouTube.
    For Booking Email: curseofthelich@gmail.com
    Twitter: @StolenVCR
    Insta: @StolenVHS
    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmL0dXx7gOieP7mY7cUHgAw


    YOUR HOST

    Andy is from the small town of Bovey, Minnesota. He spent most of his days amusing himself in the woods while growing in to a gentle lumberjack. He was held up by the house he purchased with his fiancée and is quietly recovering from the torment. Andy has performed at the 2018 and 2019 Sno Jam Comedy’s Festival.
    twitter: mattfailed
    instagram: mattfailed
    snapchat: ohswell
    youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/anders1017
    facebook: www.facebook.com/mattfailed
    www.facebook.com/harddaydiaries
    www.facebook.com/uncscomedy

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Learning Disabilities with Charlie Stemig

    Learning Disabilities with Charlie Stemig

    Comedian Charlie Stemig joins Andy to talk about growing up with a learning disability and how it affects his life.

    Charlie Stemig

    Charlie Stemig was born in Minneapolis Minnesota. After graduating college and years for working in the automotive industry he stepped on to the stage. He produces and hosts his own shows and was a semifinalist in the Baddest in the land contest at baddies comedy co. With his light hearted dirty humor he performs all around the twin cities and small cities in the midwest. His sets are greatly appreciated by all audiences

    Instagram @charliestemig 
    Twitter @Charliestemig
    YouTube Charlie Stemig
    Facebook charlie.stemig
    Snapchat @Charlieiswhat


    YOUR HOST

    Andy is from the small town of Bovey, Minnesota. He spent most of his days amusing himself in the woods while growing in to a gentle lumberjack. He was held up by the house he purchased with his fiancée and is quietly recovering from the torment. Andy has performed at the 2018 and 2019 Sno Jam Comedy’s Festival.
    twitter: mattfailed
    instagram: mattfailed
    snapchat: ohswell
    youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/anders1017
    facebook: www.facebook.com/mattfailed
    www.facebook.com/harddaydiaries
    www.facebook.com/uncscomedy

    • 1 hr 7 min
    I'm Doing this for Closure with Dan Hinnenkamp

    I'm Doing this for Closure with Dan Hinnenkamp

    Dan joins Andy in his car to talk about the mortgage crisis of 2011 and how his family lost their home.

    Dan Hinnenkamp

    Dan Hinnenkamp has been known as the "the class clown" all of his life. A relative newcomer to stand up, Dan has already appeared on some of Minnesota's top comedy stages. He is a two time finalist in the "Funniest Person in Minnesota" contest and this paced first in the “Funniest Person in the Chippewa Valley” competition. Dan’s humor combines stories of past adventures with a love of people and the world we live in. Once you see Dan perform, you won't soon forget it, as him and his act are both larger than life.
    facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/comediandanhinnenkamp/about/?ref=page_internal
    youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UOO0t1Ipik

    YOUR HOST

    Andy is from the small town of Bovey, Minnesota. He spent most of his days amusing himself in the woods while growing in to a gentle lumberjack. He was held up by the house he purchased with his fiancée and is quietly recovering from the torment. Andy has performed at the 2018 and 2019 Sno Jam Comedy’s Festival.
    twitter: mattfailed
    instagram: mattfailed
    snapchat: ohswell
    youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/anders1017
    facebook: www.facebook.com/mattfailed
    www.facebook.com/harddaydiaries
    www.facebook.com/uncscomedy

    • 50 min
    What Will My Children Think with Chris Duke

    What Will My Children Think with Chris Duke

    Chris Duke joins Andy to talk about how an injury caused him to reevaluate his purpose and what he wants out of life.

    Chris Duke

    Chris Duke is a comedian based in a small town in Minnesota. After failing at almost everything he tried, he wound up starting an open mic in the town of Monticello and from there began producing shows and co-hosts a podcast with his wife called Duck Duck Gray Duke.
    twitter: duckduckgrayduke
    instagram: duckduckgrayduke
    youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeZPicrFNkewfn70PanwPrw
    podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/duck-duck-gray-duke/id1477005646

    YOUR HOST

    Andy is from the small town of Bovey, Minnesota. He spent most of his days amusing himself in the woods while growing in to a gentle lumberjack. He was held up by the house he purchased with his fiancée and is quietly recovering from the torment. Andy has performed at the 2018 and 2019 Sno Jam Comedy’s Festival.
    twitter: mattfailed
    instagram: mattfailed
    snapchat: ohswell
    youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/anders1017
    facebook: www.facebook.com/mattfailed
    www.facebook.com/harddaydiaries
    www.facebook.com/uncscomedy

    • 33 min
    Honey, I Shrunk my Shrink! with Jillian Markowitz

    Honey, I Shrunk my Shrink! with Jillian Markowitz

    Andy sits down with Philly comic Jillian Markowitz as she shares, for the first time, how her relationship with her psychiatrist went horribly wrong.

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    Jillian Markowitz

    Jillian Markowitz is a comedian and singer based in Philadelphia. After studying at Second City in Chicago, Jillian attended and failed out of clown school, in what will forever be her life’s greatest metaphor. She regularly hosts and co-produces several shows in the greater Philadelphia area, including: Sofar Sounds Comedy, BalletX Young Xers Night at the Wilma Theatre, and Grin and Beer It at Earth Bread & Brewery. Jillian can also be found doing stand up at Punch Line Philly, performing cabaret shows at retirement homes with Open Hearts On Tour, or re-watching Mad Men with her excellent tortoise shell cat.
    twitter: cyberchondria28
    instagram: bajillianx


    YOUR HOST

    Andy is from the small town of Bovey, Minnesota. He spent most of his days amusing himself in the woods while growing in to a gentle lumberjack. He was held up by the house he purchased with his fiancée and is quietly recovering from the torment. Andy has performed at the 2018 and 2019 Sno Jam Comedy’s Festival.
    twitter: mattfailed
    instagram: mattfailed
    snapchat: ohswell
    youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/anders1017
    facebook: www.facebook.com/mattfailed
    www.facebook.com/harddaydiaries
    www.facebook.com/uncscomedy

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Chronic Pain with Rita Winchester

    Chronic Pain with Rita Winchester

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    Rita Winchester

    Rita Winchester is a Generation X comedian who takes full responsibility for how they messed up the world for future generations. Her fresh take on DWO (dating while older) is certain to suck the hope out anyone who is single. As a mother and social worker, Rita sees the world through exhausted eyes. She was a finalist in the 2019 Funniest Person With a Day Job Contest at Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy.
    twitter: RitaTheBookworm
    instagram: RitaTheBookworm


    YOUR HOST

    I'm Andy Mattfield, a comedian, writer, and am finally putting my psychology degree to good use. I co-produce comedy showcases, UNCS Comedy Showcase, Homerun! Touchdown!, Kid Gloves Comedy, and Lakeside Comedy. You can find show updates and my comedy musings at www.andymattfield.com. Follow me on social media below. Thanks for listening!
    twitter: mattfailed
    instagram: mattfailed
    snapchat: ohswell
    youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/anders1017
    facebook: www.facebook.com/mattfailed
    www.facebook.com/harddaydiaries
    www.facebook.com/uncscomedy

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

danobub ,

Heavy with Heart

This podcast is truly fantastic. It covers great issues that people have endured. Andy does a great job being compassionate and empathetic to his guests. Have some tissues ready, cause you will cry!

22BMcD ,

Heartfelt and Honest

I really appreciate the honesty displayed and variety of topics discussed on this podcast. After each episode, I feel like the local comedy community is made to be more of an actual community. It’s a special podcast.

mrsprocopes ,

Gold Star Award goes to...

Andy’s background in psychology lends itself to the success of this podcast. His interviewing style is soft and caring, with some lighthearted comedy sprinkled throughout. It makes for an informative conversation about the way peoples lives have been affected by crisis and mental health disorders. Definitely worth a click on the ol’ subscribe button.

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