Solo episode. Jose takes time to appreciate his circumstances after processing not getting something he worked towards, recaps a crying kid in the theater, witnessing a woman on her way to a nooner, tries to start a list of things to be thankful for and stuff. And such.
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Guest Darren Carter, the Party Starter, comedian and host of the Pocket Party Podcast joins Jose to discuss the process of podcasting, the benefits of social media and how the comedy scene is evolved, as well as the joke process.
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Guest Camille Theobald joins Jose via Skype from New York to talk about the NoHo Comedy Festival, traveling for comedy, moving to NY for school and the change of scenery from small town life on the side of a mountain.
Guest Naela Durrani, casting agent for Americas Got Talent, invites Jose over to record an episode. They discuss awkward High School phases, pet owners vs. pet parents, mutual friends in comedy and what a casting agent looks for when booking a Nationally televised program. Does Jose have what it takes? Maybe.
Jose recaps his Easter weekend with the family, Game of Thrones quick recap (no spoilers) and talks about missing his medication and the side effects. From there, a segment from guest Hana Michels and Martin Rizo talking about where our comedy comes from, a one on one with Hana and Martin, and an education in sword swallowing.
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Jose and returning guest Aerial Washington talk about nostalgia, dating, personal beauty and how Jose tries to set Aerial up with a date during a drunken dialogue that’s progressively entertaining and awkward.
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Beau Bowker @beaubowker returns for the third time to talk about his hatred of pot snobs, updates on life with family and an encounter with a horse that did not like him. Oh, and we plug the show at the HaHa that we are doing together February 21st at 9PM.
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Jose is joined by aspiring comedian Shahira Osman in this previously recorded episode earlier this year. They talk relationships, obligations and aspirations. Oh, and how Jose hates Pumpkin Spice anything.
Solo episode! Jose talks about the things that make people bitter, even though it doesn’t really matter. He also talks about expanding your vocabulary to improve your ability to deliver your exact thoughts and breaks down an awkward situation with a drunken bar patron, as well as reaching out to those who are depressed.
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Solo episode! Drunk Jose tries to explain the history of Cinco de Mayo, talks about being bit by the comedy bug again and about confronting people directly versus the social media long distance approach.
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Comic Martin Rizo and Jose Chavez sit down in Rizo’s car to talk about ghetto comedy shows, staying in awful hotels, Marvel Films and a man date to Disneyland. Check out Rizo’s podcast Squad By The Bell. Rate and subscribe!
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Solo Episode! Jose talks about forgiving yourself, even when you think you don’t deserve it. Admitting to your faults, accepting consequence and a couple of personal stories to educate on why you shouldn’t drink and drive. Oh, and a dude at the beach is a creep!
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In this solo episode, Jose talks about trying to avoid the pitfalls of repetitive bad patterns including emotional dumping, habits of criticism and being reluctant to do the things that could improve your day to day headspace.
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Solo Episode! Jose reads the second email asking for advice, and it’s about moving for new love! Jose rambles on with advice on whether or not to take a chance and learning how to take advice from those who you dismiss. Also, Bachelor sucks.
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Ariel Kashanchi joins Jose this week to promote a show at the Ice House. During the cat-friendly episode, they discuss being on the spectrum, diets, cheese, sibling pranks, and being a dick. Follow Ariel on IG @arielsnotamermaid
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Cristela Alonzo and Steve Halasz Join us for the first live recording of Awkwardly Social at the House of Brews in San Fernando, CA. We discuss comedy, careers and the pitfalls of trying to tell your story and relate to the world. We do a quick Q&A with the audience and we learn Steve has a career in the rap game. We take a brief moment to say goodbye to a favorite local spot and keep it awkward. Be sure to follow Steve and Cristela @cristela9 and @steveisok
@msdanifernandez Dani Fernandez, Comic Con panels host and fellow nerd, joins Jose in discussing fandom, dating, the myth that is the ‘friend zone’, creepy dudes and all things awkward. Catch Dani on Hyper RPG hosting a myriad of shows that showcase comic and nerd culture.
SOLO EPISODE! Jose recaps Thanksgiving, shares his thoughts on family life and the holiday drama. There’s a personal revelation that inspires a comedy album endeavor and a brief story about someone who out-Awkward-ed Jose.
@seangrantwords (Sean Grant) gets serious and comic in talking comedy/religion and the places we find/compromise with separating the artist from the art. Follow Sean Grant on IG as well @seangrantpictures
@rmean Rapper R-Mean joins us this week talking about the parallels of hip-hop/comedy, delving into the message and politics in the lack of acknowledgement of the Armenian genocide, Mexican/Armenian beef, careers and Plan B’s in life while pursuing your passion and Jose tries to get R-Mean to let him get on a track. Be sure to check out R-Mean’s music on Soundcloud and iTunes.