346 - Gary Gulman

“Hello babies, welcome to Gary Gulman…”  A comedian’s comedian in the truest sense, we discuss the making of Gary’s stand-up special/documentary “The Great Depresh”, charting a mental health journey via electroconvulsive therapy and medical ketamine, through recovery to genuine brilliance.  We learn the origin of the world’s most humble opening joke and why we should crowds credit for their vocabulary; and also cover the writing tip that’s visible if you freeze-frame a single shot of the movie, and his love of Kurt Vonnegut.

45 minutes of exquisite extra content, available exclusively to members of the Insiders Club, includes Gary on his extensive writing tips for comics and why it’s impossible to use up creativity, and some behind the scenes secrets on his experiences doing spots on Conan.

Go to www.comedianscomedian.com/insiders for this and much much more!

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Stu's current endeavours:

Released every Monday

"Child Labour" parenting podcast with Stuart Goldsmith & Sindhu Vee


Mondays 9pm BST - "The Infinite Sofa" chat show

Top celebrity talent (former guests include Dara O'Briain, Sarah Millican and Russell Howard) join Stu and 12 members of the public, in an increasingly cult-like live online performance experiment.


Tuesdays 8pm BST - "Chops" Online comedy club

Headline acts with new material plus the cream of emerging comics, all with a live audience in the "room"



Wednesdays 8pm BST - "ThinkTank"

A new even-more-experimental exercise in creativity, community, and throwing together a virtual bank heist under pressure.

New ideas and new jeopardy every week!



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