I’m thrilled to welcome Dylan Brody to the show! He started out a comedian with his first open mic at 17 years old in New York City and has worked with the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, Adam Sandler, Dennis Miller, and Norm McDonald! Now he’s one of the most renowned humorists in America!
Dylan and I talk a bit about his earlier days in comedy, about his an my fight with depression and undiagnosed man sadness, and he tells some fantastic stories! We’ll learn about what it was like back in the day for comedians and some of Dylan’s plans for the future too.
See Dylan live!: http://www.dylanbrody.com/shows2.html
See his shows on NextUpComedy: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nell-minow/dylan-brody-on-his-new-co_b_14726148.html
You can watch his comedy on REVRY: https://revry.vhx.tv/search?q=dylan+brody
Dylan has six comedy CDs to his name!
He’s also written some fantastic books! From his bio page:
Dylan Brody is one of America’s leading humorists and story tellers. His novel Laughs Last has garnered praise from Carl Reiner, Paul Krassner and Budd Freidman and is currently available at Amazon.com as a paperback or a Kindle download.
We discuss the Modern Depression Guidebook (from Amazon):
From Humorist/Storyteller Dylan Brody comes the opposite of a self-help book. The Modern Depression Guidebook promises to help readers get the deepest possible lows and experience the darkest possible blues in a joyous and darkly funny exploration of life’s inherent sadness. Packed with handy exercises to improve your self-loathing and ready-to-use lists of worldly injustices to contemplate, this guidebook will provide useful instruction to the chronically depressed and the first-time sufferer alike. Get ready to feel your mood plummet like a drunken Wallenda. With The Modern Depression Guidebook to help you, you’re about to do depression right!
I’d like to thank Tim Chizmar for putting me in touch with Dylan! Tim will be releasing a new website at www.timchizmar.com in the future. You can listen to his past appearance on this show at http://shareaslicepodcast.com/2016/05/06/chizmar/.
The end track, For You is by Kelly Fraser. You can find her music at kellyfrasermusic.com.