Blaria Podcast Episode Thirty-Nine: Joe List

Stand up comedian Joe List recently made his debut on "The Late Show w/David Letterman."
Stand up comedian Joe List recently made his debut on “The Late Show w/David Letterman.”

Holla, #TeamBlaria! It’s been far too long since we talked and it’s totes my bad. I was off doing some freelance projects, so I won’t end up on the streets, trickin’ for a French cruller from Dunkin’ Donuts. #IDontReallyUnderstandWhatHeauxesTrickFor.

ANYWAY, I’m excited to be back with a new episode of the Blaria podcast with the phenomenal guest Joe List. He is hands down one of the funniest stand up working in NYC and you can catch him the Comedy Cellar on a weekly or you might’ve already seen him make his late night television debut on The Late Show with David Letterman last month. If you haven’t, watch it here; he crushed it. So it’s no wonder why I wanted to sit down with him and chat about stand up, his Boston roots, his thoughts on race, his Buddhist practices and when he quit drinking. Seriously, a comic quitting drinking and studying Buddhism is one of the rarest things ever! OK, check it out. I think you’ll love this interview. Love you. Mean it. Bye!

Twitter: @JoeListComedy

Website: www.comedianjoelist.com

Author: Blaria

According to Serial Optimist, NYC-based stand up-comedian and writer Phoebe Robinson “is brilliant and able to critique some really complex concepts in a sentence or two. Bask in it, people.” Which is precisely what The Huffington Post is trying to get people to do when it listed her as one of “18 Funny Women You Should Be Following On Twitter,” but with the way things are going, it seems the place to follow her is on TV. Phoebe is a writer for MTV’s Girl Code and most recently co-hosted an episode of the new series Raising McCain, wrote on the VH1 pilot Chateau Buteau, appeared on FX’s Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell and Comedy Central’s Broad City, was a panelist on VH1’s Big Morning Buzz, and has been featured on several talking head shows for Pivot TV, VH-1, and the TV Guide Channel such as 100 Shows to See Before You Die, 25 Biggest Reality Star Blunders, and 40 Greatest Hip Hop Songs. When not on television, Phoebe’s a writer for Glamour.com and contributes to The New York Times. Her blog Blaria (aka Black Daria) was picked up by The Huffington Post and has been featured on their website. She has also been published in Time Out NY, The NY Post, and The Smoking Jacket. Phoebe has also made her mark in the world of stand up. She was a finalist in NBC’s Stand Up for Diversity competition and was a part of their 2011-2012 USA college tour. Since the tour, she has performed in the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, the Eugene Mirman Festival, the New York Underground Comedy Festival, the All Jane No Dick Festival, SF Sketchfest, the Women in Comedy Festival, the Brooklyn Comedy Festival, and the New York Comedy Festival. Phoebe has also branched out into radio as she has been on Sirius XM’s Raw Dog Comedy, Canada’s CBC Radio, and bitch magazine’s podcast.

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