Episode #161: Erik Griffin

Erik Griffin is recognizable to fans of Comedy Central’s Workaholics as Montez, but he’s also a veteran stand-up comedian who’s playing a stand-up comedian and a Vietnam veteran in the Showtime series about comedy in the 1970s, I’m Dying Up Here. I sat down with Griffin in LA’s iconic Canter’s Deli to talk about his career path, what it’s like to fictionalize stand-up comedy for TV, and the making of his first one-hour special, The Ugly Truth, which premieres on Showtime this July. So let’s get to it! http://traffic.libsyn.com/thecomicscomic/Erik20Griffin20Edited.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android |...

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