55 episodes

What's it like to be a comedy underdog? How do you claw, sniff and bark your way to the top? Broadcasting from the basement of the World Famous Comedy Store on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood, Jimmy Shin and Sarah J Halstead interview some of the most talented folks in the business. You'll laugh at their jokes and learn from their journeys, with plenty of twists and turns along the way.

Jimmy & Sarah on the Sunset Strip Jimmy Shin & Sarah J Halstead

    • Comedy
    • 4.9, 32 Ratings

What's it like to be a comedy underdog? How do you claw, sniff and bark your way to the top? Broadcasting from the basement of the World Famous Comedy Store on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood, Jimmy Shin and Sarah J Halstead interview some of the most talented folks in the business. You'll laugh at their jokes and learn from their journeys, with plenty of twists and turns along the way.

    Camille Solari - Ep 54

    Camille Solari - Ep 54

    It's a family affair for wife, mother of two, full-time comic, actor and writer Camille Solari. She's brilliantly incorporated her children into her hit TV series Charlie, and when she travels the world as a standup, the brood comes to her. Camille shares juicy stories of comedy in the age of #MeToo, and how it's changing the world for the better.

    • 54 min
    Gary Robinson - Ep 53

    Gary Robinson - Ep 53

    Emmy nominee Gary Robinson is a quiet, unassuming guy who, once on stage, surprises audiences with a barrage of edgy, hilarious one-liners and self-deprecating asides. In this conversation, Gary talks about his love of comedy, finding your voice, and his work directing Amazon Prime comedy special Wok of Shame.

    • 37 min
    Iris Almario - Ep 52

    Iris Almario - Ep 52

    You may recognize Iris Almario from that one show, which one again? Jane the Virgin? Code Black? NCIS? Nobodies? Yes, all of those. However, Iris is more than a working actor in Hollywood, she's also the co-founder of WUFAW, Women United for Animal Welfare and has succeeded with saving the lives of thousands of animals including her charming dog Koko.

    • 38 min
    Frank Castillo - Ep 51

    Frank Castillo - Ep 51

    There's a reason why Frank Castillo is creating a buzz in the comedy community. He's a paid regular at the Comedy Store, a Roast Battle champ, and he's about to drop a new album. In this chat, Frank talks about his journey from casino sketch writer to comedy-club headliner, and where the path might take him next.

    • 45 min
    Mike E. Winfield - Ep 50

    Mike E. Winfield - Ep 50

    The moment Mike E. Winfield takes the stage — brash and confident, with a dazzling and infectious smile — the crowd knows they're in for a fun ride. In this frank and honest conversation, Mike E. talks about his journey through standup comedy, building a fan base and creating opportunities for himself. And he shares about life with his older wife and stepson, a story which forms the core of his new Amazon special Stepman, available August 23rd on Amazon Prime.

    • 56 min
    Mindy Rickles - Ep 49

    Mindy Rickles - Ep 49

    When you're born with the last name Rickles... well, let's just say there are certain expectations. In the case of Mindy Rickles, however, she embraced the challenge and chose to embark on her own career in standup comedy. In this delightful interview, Mindy talks about her singular childhood, and the gifts and the obstacles of carrying her famous father's name. 

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

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My go-to podcast

Jimmy and Sarah are REAL and refreshing. This kind of transparency is a challenge to find in today’s world. Great stuff. Amazing guests.

ComedyLover83 ,

Great podcast!

Awesome guests, hilarious hosts. Listen!!

TMCalifornia ,

Funny stuff!

Happy I found this podcast. These two are so good apposite each other and have some incredible guests. I listen to everyone. So good!!!

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