Joe interviews the author of How to Be a Great Dad author Keith Zafren. Joe also discusses the process of booking Letterman for the 2nd time and all the stress that goes with the great opportunity. Joe tapes The Late Show with David Letterman on May 2nd and it airs May 3rd. Be sure to DVR it! Also his new web series Fixing Joe promo with be up on www.officialcomedy.com this week! This podcast is sponsored by Butterfly Radio. To download the free App where you can leave audio recordings for some of your favorite comedians and they can respond directly with you. Go to www.butterflyradio.com To joins Joe’s email list go to www.joematarese.com To follow Joe on Twitter @thejoematarese To donate to the Fixing Joe podcast www.joematarese.com Donations over $20 gets you Joe’s last 2 CD’s Disconnected, and When a Comedian Attacks. To get more info about Joe's comedy schools go to www.thestandnyc.com and www.stressfactory.com. He teaches monthly at both locations.
Ep 112 Joe is swamped again! Both his kids are sick during a super busy week when he finds out he will be on Letterman for the second time - it tapes next Thurs April 25th and airs on the 26th! Plus, he’s got one day to cast his web series and really wants to pick the best actress for his wife, so he’s late getting his podcast recorded, edited, and uploaded. Add to the mix that he wants to shoot and edit a promo for his web series on Official Comedy on You Tube in time to plug it on David Letterman. Joe also interviews comedienne Liz Miele for Ep 112! Liz has a brand new animated series out called Damaged. Check it out at www.damagedwebseries.com Liz locked up a spot on Fixing Joe when she told Joe at the Letterman callbacks that both her grand parents committed suicide. This podcast is sponsored by Butterfly Radio. To download the free App where you can leave audio recordings for some of your favorite comedians and they can respond directly with you. Go to www.butterflyradio.com To joins Joe’s email list go to www.joematarese.com To follow Joe on Twitter @thejoematarese To donate to the Fixing Joe podcast www.joematarese.com Donations over $20 gets you Joe’s last 2 CD’s Disconnected, and When a Comedian Attacks. To get more info about Joe's comedy schools go to www.thestandnyc.com and www.stressfactory.com. He teaches monthly at both locations.
Joe decides to have one of his new comedy students on the podcast after hearing some of his life story in class, and in a car ride to Grand Central Station. Listen to this very candid interview with Steve Marden as he reveals his bout with drugs and alchohol, tons of small time crimes that lead to many arrests, and how his life without a father held him back from pursuing his life dream of being funny. For info on Joe's comedy schools go to www.stressfactory.com or www.thestandnyc.com To join Joe's email list go to www.joematarese.com To follow Joe on twitter go to @theJoematarese For Joe's Facebook page go to www.facebook.com/Matarese67
This week, episode #110's Fixing Joe podcast guest Juston McKinney comes on the show at a fitting time in Joe's life. Juston is a comedian and good friend and former roommate of Joe's. Recently, Joe has been having issues with his 5 year old son worrying about death. Joe's wife is wondering whether or not introducing him to religion and God will help. Coincidentally, Juston lost his mother when he was six, and so he had to deal with death at a very early age. Juston talks about how this affected him as a child, and how it is still affecting his life today and the way he handles his emotions. Juston tells the story of his father as well, who became an alcoholic and then became homeless as a result. His family life definitely has some interesting twists and turns, and hearing his commentary on them and how his family life has altered him. Juston was a police officer as well before he quickly broke into the comedy industry and became a comedian full time. When Juston moved to NYC, he gained a lot of respect and interest from people in big industries. He was offered two large development deals and then lost all of the money in the stock market crash, so his stories and insight on his depression, going to therapy, moving back to New Hampshire where he grew up, and coming back from his huge loss from the stock market are very interesting and perfect for the Fixing Joe podcast. He miraculously remains positive after all of the bumps he has been through in life, and it is inspiring to hear how he attempts to find new ways, such as script writing, to be happy and find pleasure in life. To make donations or to access the Amazon and Gamefly banners to indirectly make donations by just making purchases, visit www.JoeMatarese.com. To take one of Joe's comedy classes at the Stress Factory in New Brunswick, NJ and get more info visit www.Stressfactory.com. To take Joe's comedy class in NYC go to Thestandnyc.com Don't forget Joe now has a free app for the Fixing Joe podcast available for Iphones and Ipads. Search Fixing Joe in the app store today! Follow Joe on Twitter @Thejoematarese Follow Juston McKinney @JustonMckinney