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School Of Laughs

Welcome to the School of Laughs podcast. I am your host, Rik Roberts.

My goal is to help you get bigger, better, and more bookable as a comedian. Use the search tool at to find episodes on your favorites topics within comedy.  Be sure to subscribe and follow us on Facebook and Twitter

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Jan 28, 2016

Have you ever dismissed the idea of going full time into stand-up comedy? Did you get overwhelmed by the enormity of it all? Today, Paulina Combow joins us to discuss how she broke down the full time goal into bite size pieces. With an outline, a plan and a deadline in place she is targeting early Summer as her kick...

Jan 22, 2016

Have you ever had a few joke ideas collecting dust in your notebook? Former student and YouTube star Kate Spellman and Gavin Miller join me at the writing table to pitch a couple of joke ideas that need to see daylight. We all offer up two potential premises and decide on one each. Then we brainstorm on one comedy...

Jan 14, 2016

Would you like to be part of a record setting group of comedians? Did you miss your chance last year? Now is the time to make plans for being part of the "greatest, dumbest thing" Chad Riden and D. J. Buckley have ever done - AGAIN.

That's right last year the "Broken Record Comedy Show" shattered the previous record for...

Jan 7, 2016

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Want to hear how a first full year as a professional stand-up comedian unfolds? This is the podcast for you! Brian Bates visits to share what he learned. Brian, a former School Of Laughs student, left his full time job at a TV station where he worked for 20 years to pursue his dream.

Among other things, I asked...