Jimmy Carrane is a nerd. Luckily, he uses his nerdy powers for the good of comedy fans. On his Improv Nerd podcast, the respected improv coach digs into the nitty-gritty with interviewees ranging from Chicago ex-pats like Keegan-Michael Key, Andy Richter or Lucas Neff to working Chicago performers like Ross Bryant and Beth Melewski. Carrane's questions can be pretty inside-baseball, but we like hearing real specifics about creative process in comedy. As a bonus, it's the rare podcast you can attend in person: Most Improv Nerd episodes are recorded in front of a live audience at Stage 773.
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