Comedian Fady Kassab

Comedian Fady Kassab – Winning Raw Comedy from the back of his head

The audio interview of this transcript with comedian Fady Kassab is available here. Steve D.: Comedian Fady Kassab, welcome to the School Of Hard Knock Knocks podcast. Fady Kassab: Thanks for having me. Excited to be here. Steve D.: Now I’m told that you started standup in 2017 but originally, you came to Australia to study web design. Obviously you’re a …

087: Fady Kassab – Winning Raw Comedy from the back of his head

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Comedian Fady Kassab has a secret to winning Raw Comedy. The 2019 Raw Comedy winner used advice from John Lennon and George Carlin, even though he thought he’d be disqualified in the first heat. He spoke from the ‘back of his head’, and performed what he wanted to say, rather than thinking what people would find funny. In this School …

Mickey D comedian

Mickey D – Pain is just an emotion

The audio interview of this transcript of comedian Mickey D is available here. Steve Davis: Comedian Mickey D, welcome to the School of Hard Knock-Knocks’ podcast. Mickey D: Thanks very much for having me mate. Steve Davis: I’ve got to get one thing sorted. Mickey D: Yeah. Steve Davis: Mick Dwyer, Mickey D, what do you prefer? I don’t want to upset …

Comedian Gavin Sempel

Gavin Sempel – The hard road to Raw Comedy

The audio interview of this transcript with Gavin Sempel is available here. Morry: Comedian Gavin Sempel is one of the hardest working new comics in Australia. At the age of 18, in March 2016, Gavin Sempel began his stand up comedy career by enrolling in the very first School of Hard Knock Knocks course. Two years later, almost to the …

076: Gabe Hogan – Raw comedy, radio and cliques

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Comedian Gabe Hogan has been a Raw Comedy state finalists twice. She’s also built a solid comedy career that has extended into commercial radio. In this School of Hard Knock Knocks podcast interview, Gabe talks about that initial comedic journey, advice for Raw Comedy competitors, and the importance and dangers of comedy cliques. If you’re curious about how to start …