49 episodes

"How to be Less Awkward" is equal parts cringeworthy, heartwarming and hilarious. Each revealing episode centers around a real-life awkward story told by the person who lived it. These conversations with host, Laura Merli, will leave you feeling like you've had a great night of over-sharing and remind you that we all have our awkward moments. Laura Merli is a Boston based standup comic and writer who's work's been published in Bust.com, Reductress and McSweeney's.

How To Be Less Awkward Laura Merli

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"How to be Less Awkward" is equal parts cringeworthy, heartwarming and hilarious. Each revealing episode centers around a real-life awkward story told by the person who lived it. These conversations with host, Laura Merli, will leave you feeling like you've had a great night of over-sharing and remind you that we all have our awkward moments. Laura Merli is a Boston based standup comic and writer who's work's been published in Bust.com, Reductress and McSweeney's.

    Ep 47 Do What you Like w Maddy Smith

    Ep 47 Do What you Like w Maddy Smith

    Maddy Smith (MTV's Wild N' Out, New York Comedy Club) chats about spinning, corporate burn out, and how Wild n' Out taught her she was bad at dancing.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Ep 46 Live Compilation w Michelle Drozdick, Ricky Downes III, and Aimee Rose Ranger

    Ep 46 Live Compilation w Michelle Drozdick, Ricky Downes III, and Aimee Rose Ranger

    Get a taste of our live shows featuring Michelle Drozdick on solo improv, Ricky Downes III on flirting with monkeys, and Aimee Rose Ranger on weird gifts.

    • 24 min
    Ep 45 Ppl are Awful w Christiana Jackson

    Ep 45 Ppl are Awful w Christiana Jackson

    Christiana Jackson (the Harlem Comedy Festival) lets us in on the awkward, irritating, and racist side of real estate. 

    • 1 hr 36 min
    Ep 44 Already a lot w Gabby Bryan

    Ep 44 Already a lot w Gabby Bryan

    Gabby Bryan (Unabashed podcast, the Comedy Cellar) is an open book in life...and on this podcast! We talk about getting confident, nude scenes, partying at twelve, dental issues, and much more.

    • 51 min
    Ep 43 On the Same Page w Jay Jurden

    Ep 43 On the Same Page w Jay Jurden

    Jay Jurden (the New Yorker, Stand up NBC, MTV News) talks about being a theatre kid, working as a personal trainer, and his comedy journey.

    • 55 min
    Ep 42 Resting Serious Face w Derek Humphrey

    Ep 42 Resting Serious Face w Derek Humphrey

    Derek Humphrey talks about growing up as a big kid, joining the navy, and getting out of his small town.

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

bvanderbill ,

My people!

I love that this podcast embraces the awkwardness. I fit in here!

Big Brother B ,

What’s better than an embarrassing story?

NOTHING! 5 stars, and keep the good times coming!

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