The Portland Podcast

Wayne Federman

May 17, 2021 Gregory Day
The Portland Podcast
Wayne Federman
Show Notes

Today we chat with comedian, author & USC professor Wayne Federman whose just released his new book 'The History of Stand-Up: From Mark Twain to Dave Chappelle' which chronicles the evolution of the art form of American standup from its earliest pre-vaudeville practitioners like Artemus Ward and Mark Twain to present-day comics. Wayne also is currently co-producing HBO's upcoming George Carlin documentary with Judd Apatow.  Support The Portland Podcast by visiting http://pdxpodcast.com/ & rating on Apple Podcasts. 

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