Teachers Lounge (with Ted Alexandro and Hollis James)

Today we speak with Ted Alexandro and Hollis James, comedians and creators of the new web series “Teachers Lounge”. We discuss the pros and cons of self-distributing online, pitching to comedy central, working with Alec Baldwin, Jim Gaffigan, Dave Attell and more. Plus their experiences from over 20 years of standup comedy.

You Will Learn:

  • How Ted and Hollis got the hottest comedians on their show
  • Incorporating improv elements into the show
  • Pros and cons of self-distributing online
  • How Ted and Hollis got started in comedy
  • Why comedians need to embrace “bombing”
  • Alec Baldwin
  • What can we expect for season 2
  • Working with Thundershorts
  • Their standup road stories
  • and more…

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