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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.

Sep 20, 2012

On today's show we talk to writer and performer Chris Gethard about The Chris Gethard Show. Starting as a stage show at the UCB Theatre in 2009, The Chris Gethard Show was a showcase for Gethard's love of akwardness, sadness and strange stunts. In 2011, Gethard took the show to it's bizarrely logical next step and debuted it on the Manhattan Neighborhood Network public access channel, where it's since gained a national cult following, and is every bit the visual equivalent of Tom Scharpling's The Best Show. A few weeks ago, we met up with Chris in the back hallways of the UCB Chelsea Theatre to discuss his past (See Beginnings ep.63), and on Field Guide, we talk about the show he created!

Subscribe on iTunes and come see Beginnings: Live at UCB East on October 9th at 8pm! Fun!™