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If you haven’t yet heard Improv Nerd with Jimmy Carrane, put down that Hot Pocket and get thee to a pair of headphones, toute de suite.

The show’s unique combination of interview-plus-live improv makes it a stand-out in a sea of podcasts, and host Jimmy’s deep knowledge and love of improv has helped it build a large and loyal following.

Past guests include such luminaries as Andy Richter, David Koechner, Rachel Dratch, Tim Meadows, Key and Peele, TJ Jagodowski, David Pasquesi, and Scott Adsit.

Now the podcast has launched a new season, featuring SNL alum Nora Dunn, chef Rick Bayless, and writers from Conan and The Colbert Report, among others.

Showtime is Sundays at 5 p.m. at Stage 773 in Chicago. Tickets are $10; $8 for improv students.

Image © Improv Nerd

Image © Improv Nerd


Get your geek on with Improv Nerd, a very cool podcast where some of the biggest names in improv speak candidly about their craft.

Jimmy Carrane interviews and then improvises with Tim Meadows, Mick Napier, Jet Eveleth, Susan Messing, Craig Uhlir and Jim Carlson, to name just a few.

Carrane is the co-author of Improvising Better, and performed in the legendary longform show Jazz Freddy. He was also a founding member of The Annoyance Theatre.

Click here to download listen.

Image © Jimmy Carrane