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Grown Dad Business

Aaron Kleiber, a nationally-touring stand up comedian and actor, emerged as one of the most in-demand acts, touring alongside Bob Saget, Jim Breuer, and Harland Williams. He has been seen on Nickelodeon, Gotham Comedy Live, Standup & Deliver, ABC, SyFy and dozens of commercials and feature films. He's a frequent guest on "Doug Loves Movies" and the co-host of the film review podcast "You Can't Handle the Truth." www.AaronKleiber.com Produced by Epicast.TV www.AaronKleiber.com Produced by Epicast (epicastnetwork.com) Instrumental theme "King for a Day" by Passion HiFi @Passion_HiFi www.EvilTwinRecords.com
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Aug 10, 2016

Aaron and Terry go way back, coming up together in the Pittsburgh comedy scene. With Terry’s upcoming album recording coming up titled, “Limbo Negro,” they get to discuss the origin of the album name, some deeper issues dealing with comedy and race, along with talking about personal struggles and depression on stage. Terry was also part of the “Jim Krenn Morning Show” and talks about the fun process of writing and performing radio sketches with radio legend Jim Krenn. Terry being a new Father, they also touch on how having kids changes your comedy and changes a person from the inside out.

See Terry live, follow him @TJonesPOC on everything - www.TeamTerry.tv

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Aug 4, 2016

You probly have seen Guy Torry in countless movies (American History X, Life, Pearl Harbor, The Animal) or onstage. Aaron spends a weekend featuring for Guy, they do a podcast in between shows - growing up in St. Louis and California, from the streets to the beaches with five siblings, pursuing stand up and acting, following in the footsteps of his, also famous, brother, Joe torry and striving to make it into show business. Also touch on his first marriage and why there will never be a Guy Torry Jr.

See Guy live! www.GuyTorry.com - @GuyTorry

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Jul 28, 2016

The bi-weekly segment of ‘GrownDadTopics’ with Aaron & Jason - they chat back in the Dad-cave about some old manual labor jobs, working in the heat, Aaron’s AC going bad, his kids not knowing what a fan is, home project budgets, staining decks, protein pancakes - a little more of PokemonGo - and breakfast for dinner. For real, we go in on the #GrownDadBusiness.

Regular guest, Jason Clark, is standup/improv comedian, also the sidekick/scorekeeper on Aaron’s hit live show Comic Wars, from Pittsburgh, PA.

More about Comic Wars, Aaron’s stand up comedy gameshow: @ComicWarsShow www.ComicWarsShow.com

We love @KodiakCakes

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Jul 20, 2016

If you don’t know his name, you will very soon. Aaron sits down with friend Thai Rivera (Gabriel Inglesia’s Stand up Revolution, Comedy Central, LOGO) to talk about his start in comedy, growing up in a big Mexican family and coming out as gay to them. We also learn a little why Thai is one of the most outspoken, politically incorrect comics working today - and you’ll love him for it.

Cannot stress enough, see Thai live! www.ThaiRivera.com Follow him: @ThaiRivera www.Facebook.com/ThaiRiveraFan

 

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Jul 14, 2016

The bi-weekly segment of ‘GrownDadTopics’ with Aaron & Jason - they chat from the green room of the Pittsburgh Improv comedy club to talk, vent and yell about this week’s #GrownDadTopic: POKEMON GO

Is this the new ‘Chewbacca Mom’ that’s getting under Aaron’s skin? Does Jason download the app for research purposes and change his tune? Also: we invent an augmented reality app that Aaron will absolutely play and is now copywritten so… ‘Holla at cha boi’

Aaron also raves about his awesome birthday present and Kodiak Protein Pancake Mix lol.

 

Regular guest, Jason Clark, is standup/improv comedian, also the sidekick/scorekeeper on Aaron’s hit live show Comic Wars, from Pittsburgh, PA.

More about Comic Wars, Aaron’s stand up comedy gameshow: @ComicWarsShow www.ComicWarsShow.com

Sponsored by www.GoodsandEvil.com Save 10% on any order with the code “GROWNUP”

- and Ignite Hospitality: Are you a comedian or entertainer? Ignite helps you get the cheapest hotel rates! Trust me! Just booked Hilton Chicago for $40/night! Tell’em AK sent you! www.IgniteHospitalityServices.com @IgniteHospitalitySevices

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Jul 7, 2016

One of the best international comics, Gina Yashere (Last Comic Standing, Showtime, Def Comedy Jam) chats with Aaron while at the Limestone Comedy Festival. They dig into her upbringing in a big family, immigrating from Nigeria to London, dealing with racism in England, having a career in the ‘man’s world’ of engineering and coming out as a lesbian in her twenties.

Follow her @GinaYashere See videos, tour dates & more at www.GinaYashere.com

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Jun 30, 2016

Old road comedy friend, DJ DANGLER (Bob & Tom, FOX) chats with Aaron at the Limestone Comedy Festival amidst a torrential downpour that interrupts the podcast and makes them runs for their lives. DJ talks about growing up in the midwest with a big, crazy family, a Dad who runs an outdoor country music venue, parent expectations, getting arrested and getting tased by me & Bert Kreischer. Follow @DJDangler around the country AND his web series, that cannot be missed… “Max Dickkicker: Truck Detective,” the silliest thing I’ve seen in a while - www.DJisHandsome.com (Yes, DJ is handsome dot com)

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Jun 23, 2016

Back in the Dad Cave with fellow Dad, Jason Clark, chatting about some stuff: Jason recollects growing up going on ‘Biker Vacations,’ Aaron laments on his one childhood vacation; also Father’s Day gifts, phone land lines and… sigh… more Chewbacca Mom.

Regular guest, Jason Clark, is standup/improv comedian, also the sidekick/scorekeeper on Aaron’s hit live show Comic Wars, from Pittsburgh, PA.

 

More about Comic Wars, Aaron’s stand up comedy gameshow: @ComicWarsShow www.ComicWarsShow.com

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Jun 15, 2016

During the Limestone Comedy Festival, Aaron talks with Emma Arnold (Doug Loves Movies, Great American Comedy Festival), Emma is a mother of 3, one of them a special needs child, with an additional 3 step-kids...yep, six kids. We talk how she turned from author & mommy blogger to stand up comedian, finding comedy about her special needs son. That’s part one.. for PART TWO, we delve deeper to find out what made her comedian. Emma is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. A lot of comedians go thru darkness in their childhood, we talk about how that affected her growing up and as a mother and comedian; also a rare occasion where I get to open up about experiencing abuse growing up.

We encourage anyone suffering from abuse past or present, to talk to someone. Part of Emma’s tour merch sales go toward www.SpeakYourSilence.org - lots of resources available there.

See Emma live around the country & follow her on the socials - www.EmmaArnoldComedy.com - Twitter @IamAroadtrip

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Jun 9, 2016

During the Limestone Comedy Festival, Aaron talks with Emma Arnold (Doug Loves Movies, Great American Comedy Festival), Emma is a mother of 3, one of them a special needs child, with an additional 3 step-kids...yep, six kids. We talk how she turned from author & mommy blogger to stand up comedian, finding comedy about her special needs son. That’s part one.. for PART TWO, we delve deeper to find out what made her comedian. Emma is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. A lot of comedians go thru darkness in their childhood, we talk about how that affected her growing up and as a mother and comedian; also a rare occasion where I get to open up about experiencing abuse growing up.

We encourage anyone suffering from abuse past or present, to talk to someone. Part of Emma’s tour merch sales go toward www.SpeakYourSilence.org - lots of resources available there.

See Emma live around the country & follow her on the socials - www.EmmaArnoldComedy.com - Twitter @IamAroadtrip

This podcast is sponsored by www.GoodsandEvil.com Save 10% on any order with the code “GROWNUP”

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May 26, 2016

Aaron sits down with fellow Dad, Jason Clark, stand up/improv comedian (also the sidekick/scorekeeper on Aaron’s hit live show Comic Wars) to just Dad-it-out. We learn about why Jason is a funny guy & what pushed him into comedy. Touch on: #ChewbaccaMom, Teengers & beating kids. Jason is going to be a regular guest/sidekick on GrownDadBusiness in future episodes.

More about Comic Wars, Aaron’s stand up comedy gameshow: @ComicWarsShow www.ComicWarsShow.com

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May 19, 2016

Aaron gets back from his week on a cruise and sits down with his kids to chat about it. His 7 year old daughter comes up with money-making schemes, discuss participation trophies, 5 year old #LuketheNuke explains a “Poop-Claw” and then we beatbox as a family.

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May 5, 2016

Aaron sits down with comedian Jessa Reed; one of the most compelling, shocking and funny paths to stand up comedy, out of comedy, and back into stand up comedy.

Known as the "Bad girl gone good-ish", she’s bringing hilarious stories of her former life as a train wreck teen mom meth addict and her transformation into a "normal" nuclear family living with a pretty jaded perspective. Her comedy has been described as both shocking and strangely inspirational. Jessa tours the country performing in comedy clubs and at recovery shows. Time for some serious #GrownMomBusiness

Follow Jessa on Facebook/Twitter for updates on how evil her kids are... LOL - @JessaReedComedy - www.JessaReed.com

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Apr 28, 2016

This episode is not like the others… Aaron digs deep with comedian John Heffron (Last Comic Standing, Netflix, Comedy Central) about some real “Grown Dad” stuff - killing chickens, water conservation, home security, the end of the world and being a general bad-ass Dad for your family. They became part of elite unit of Dads during this podcast.

Check out John’s podcast, “The State I’m In” on iTunes!

His four albums, Middle Class Funny DVD & best-selling advice book I Come to You From the Future: Everything You’ll Need to Know Before You Know It are available on iTunes and Amazon.

Follow John on Twitter/Instagram @JohnHeffron www.JohnHeffron.com

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Apr 21, 2016

While in LA, Aaron talks with Dana Moon (comedian, actor, social media fool), about insane ancestors, losing her Dad at a young age but gaining an awesome, odd stepdad. Dana has been seen on the Oxygen Network, touring around the country, Co-Hosts The Prank Show Podcast with Josh Nasar (short appearance in this episode) and is regular performer at the best clubs in Los Angeles.

Check out her podcast, “The Prank Podcast” on iTunes/Stitcher/Soundcloud!

Check Dana be hilarious (sometimes with Josh) SnapChat/VineTwitter/Instagram @DanaMoonMe - www.DanaMoonMe.com

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Apr 14, 2016

Aaron sits down with John Dick Winters, a comedian, storyteller, chef & father of twin girls. We chat about our multiple careers paths, obviously having twins & the new DIY comedy festival, “Burning Bridges.” John is the founder of the Burning Bridges Comedy Festival in Pittsburgh, PA & co-founder of the Race to the Coffin Comedy Tour and runs the monthly show “Comedy Roulette.” Seen in numerous comedy festivals: 2014 & 2015 Cape Fear, 2014 Accidental, 2014 Scruffy City, 2014 Cleveland Comedy Festivals and won Pittsburgh’s 2014 Moth GrandSLAM Championship. Follow John Dick on the socials @JohnDickWinters - www.RacetotheCoffin.com - www.BurningBridgesFestival.com

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Apr 7, 2016

Making a rare podcast appearance, Aaron’s pal that he roads with occasionally, Harland Williams (Half Baked, Dumb & Dumber, Rocketman) sits down on a balcony in the sweet Texas air to chat about growing up the odd, creative kid and lots of things you didn’t know about Harland; like his path to standup/acting, cartoon voices, new projects, bird calling, making strangers laugh and NOT having kids.

Check out his podcast, “The Harland Highway” on iTunes/Stitcher/Soundcloud!

Follow Harland on Twitter/Instagram @HarlandWilliams - www.HarlandWilliams.com

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Mar 31, 2016

Making a rare podcast appearance, Aaron’s pal that he roads with occasionally, Harland Williams (Half Baked, Dumb & Dumber, Rocketman) sits down on a balcony in the sweet Texas air to chat about growing up the odd, creative kid and lots of things you didn’t know about Harland; like his path to standup/acting, cartoon voices, new projects, bird calling, making strangers laugh and NOT having kids.

Part 2 is the whole Harland path to entertainment, next week.

Check out his podcast, “The Harland Highway” on iTunes/Stitcher/Soundcloud!

Follow Harland on Twitter/Instagram @HarlandWilliams - www.HarlandWilliams.com

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Mar 24, 2016

While in Cali, Aaron sits down with Jessica Michelle Singleton (Sirius/XM, JokeNation, #1 iTunes Debut) to delve into her odd, interesting life and upbringing - bouncing from Mississippi to Alaska to Florida to California - being left at the Waffle House by her Father, living around drug/alcohol abuse and then a little of her hilarious random thoughts and slightly deranged imagination.

Jessica has been featured in some the world’s biggest comedy festivals from France to Mexico, named a #JokeNation ambassador for US/Canada and debuted her first album “Please. Don’t. Leave. Me.” #1 on iTunes. Also soon to be seen on the BBC and SwissCom Television.

Follow Jessica on Twitter/Instagram @JMScomedy - www.JessiceMichelleSingleton.com

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Mar 17, 2016

For 17 years, Eddie Brill worked on The Late Show with David Letterman serving as the audience warm-up and for 11 of those years he was the Stand Up Comedy Talent Coordinator. Eddie has taped more than 100 TV shows in 6 different countries, including 10 appearances on The Late Show & an appearance on the FX hit series, "Louie." He serves as the creative director for Johnny Carson’s ‘Great American Comedy Festival.’ Aaron gets to sit down in this TWO-PART PODCAST digging into Eddie’s comedy career, growing up as the big brother, raising multiple siblings, the power of entertainment thru adversity and meeting his 13 year old son for the first time. Really powerful episode about comedy and family.

Follow Eddie on Twitter @EddieBrill and see him live www.EddieBrill.com

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Mar 10, 2016

For 17 years, Eddie Brill worked on The Late Show with David Letterman serving as the audience warm-up and for 11 of those years he was the Stand Up Comedy Talent Coordinator. Eddie has taped more than 100 TV shows in 6 different countries, including 10 appearances on The Late Show & an appearance on the FX hit series, "Louie." He serves as the creative director for Johnny Carson’s ‘Great American Comedy Festival.’ Aaron gets to sit down in this TWO-PART PODCAST digging into Eddie’s comedy career, growing up as the big brother, raising multiple siblings, the power of entertainment thru adversity and meeting his 13 year old son for the first time. Really powerful episode about comedy and family.

Follow Eddie on Twitter @EddieBrill and see him live www.EddieBrill.com

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Feb 18, 2016

Aaron sits down with Julie Scoggins (SiriusXM/Bob & Tom), former truck driver and biker, to talk about growing up, making odd career decisions, having a quiet house - except for her birds. Then she talks about living on a boat!

Follow Julie on Twitter @JulieScoggins - Instgram @JulieScoggins - www.JulieScoggins.com

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Feb 10, 2016

Aaron is joined by one of best friends in comedy T-ROBE to talk about be a dad to an adult and a toddler, along with  great first time road story and a little about jobs before comedy. T-Robe turns some questions around to Aaron about his former job some may not know about.

Follow T-Robe on Twitter @TRobeComedy - Instgram @T.RobeComedy - www.ComedianTRobe.com

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Jan 28, 2016

While doing shows in Jekyll Island, Georgia, Aaron gets to sit down with fellow Dad comedian, Dave Williamson (Nickelodeon/SiriusXM), to hear one of the best family/comedy adventures of Dave packing up and touring cross-country with his wife and kids in a RV! Then picked up for a Nickelodeon series! One grown dad with guts and hilarious stories.

Follow Dave on Twitter @DaveWComedy - Instgram @DaveWilliamsonComedy - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dave.A.Williamson  - www.davewilliamsoncomedy.com

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Jan 21, 2016

This week, Aaron chats with one of his best comedy friends, Norlex Belma, before he moves back to NYC. Norlex is not a father, but his life story with immigrant parents, touring the world as an accomplished musician then quitting a conservatory of music to start a radio and stand up career is most defly #GrownDadBusiness! Follow Norlex on Twitter/Instgram/Facebook @NorlexSaid and he’ll be in NYC performing a lot, occasionaly in Pittsburgh and on the road.

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Produced by Epicast.TV

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