How To Be Amazing with Michael Ian Black
How to Be Amazing is a bi-weekly interview podcast, hosted by comedian, author and actor Michael Ian Black. In each episode, Black takes listeners into the minds of some of today’s most fascinating celebrities and newsmakers to discuss the process of how they became, well, amazing.
Michael sits down with his friend and fellow comedian, Amy Schumer to discuss her years trying to make it in stand-up, how she made her hit Comedy Central show Inside Amy Schumer, and her film with Judd Apatow, Trainwreck.
NPR Humorist and Best-selling Author David Sedaris became a household name in his mid-thirties after public radio broadcast his iconic holiday story "SantaLand Diaries.” 20 years later he now tours the world, selling out venues. Here, Michael talks to David about how he crafts his stories and how his career as a writer and performer became so successful.
In his early years as a comedian, Jim Gaffigan struggled to find his own comedic point of view. It took him years to figure out that his best work meant being comfortable as his clean self and having faith that funny is funny, even without profanity.