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Tom Segura On Honing The Craft of Comedy



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Ryan speaks with Tom Segura in the first of a two-part conversation about the links between writing comedy specials and writing philosophy books, the mindset it takes to succeed in a creative field, Tom’s weird and winding journey through professional comedy, and more.

Tom Segura is a stand-up comedian, writer, author, actor, and podcaster. He co-hosts the Your Mom’s House podcast with his wife and fellow comedian Christina Pazsitzky, as well as the podcast Two Bears One Cave with best friend and fellow comedian Bert Kreischer. He has made two stand-up comedy albums and five specials on video, including Disgraceful (2018) and Ball Hog (2020), and he has appeared on the comedy shows Comedy Central Presents, Live at Gotham, and This Is Not Happening. You can find Tom’s work at and on Instagram @seguratom and Twitter @tomsegura, on his YouTube channel.

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