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Beginnings

We all know the stories of how creative people get into the business of creating for a living, but how did they start using their imaginations in the first place? On the Beginnings podcast, writer and performer Andy Beckerman asks well-known and up-and-coming comedians, musicians, writers and artists about their earliest creative acts and about other formative childhood experiences.

Jan 26, 2012

Jamie Lee is a writer and stand-up based in New York City. She was on the final season of Last Comic Standing, performs all over the country and has created a number of webseries including College Humor's "Kid Farm” and "Edna", which we discuss on this episode of Field Guide. And don't forget to check out last...


Jan 19, 2012

Jamie Lee is a writer and stand-up based in New York City. Maybe you’ve seen her on the last season of Last Comic Standing? Or maybe on “Kid Farm” the College Humor webseries she co-created?  Or when she co-hosted VH1’s Critics Choice Awards? Or the MTV show Ridiculousness that she wrote for? No matter...


Jan 12, 2012

On today’s show, we talk to Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson, the creators and stars of the great webseries Broad City. The two have been performing comedy in New York for many years before starting their show, and after two seasons and growing buzz, it’s now in development at FX with Amy Poehler as one of the...


Jan 5, 2012

Halley Feiffer is a actor and playwright from New York City. She’s been in many films including The Squid and the Whale, Margot at the Wedding, and You Can Count on Me and guested on a number of television shows including Flight of the Conchords and Bored to Death. This last year, she made her Broadway debut in...