Daniel Reskin

Daniel Reskin

Comedian Daniel Reskin

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Stand Down ep7 – Jessica Anderson

“Mama Loves To Laugh” Jessica Anderson never stopped loving comedy. Performing in Miami as Jessica Gross, she appreciates the skills, memories, and friends she made – while working through the lows of moving to NY and back, getting trapped in a comedy festival fiasco, and personal tragedy. Her priorities shifted and these days her comedy… (read more)

169 Subscriber Special!

I been YouTube’n it to the max extreme over here and it’s starting to show. My grubtoids are mega chump-pumped for my 169 suberonis! Here’s a green-screamin’ new vid for all my hesitator-creators slangin’ anxious chunks about YubTubbles. Sizzle nibs.

Stand Down ep6 – Jay Mays

“Outgrowing Yourself” A lighter episode! Jay Mays did stand-up in Denver and Miami for almost a decade. After hitting a plateau, he realized he’d outgrown his act and was doing what worked instead of what excited him. Years later comedy is still a part of his life and Daniel finds him almost too well-adjusted. We talk self-honesty,… (read more)

New video on gamin’ & shamin’

I’ve worked on this video for weeks and it is the kind of content I’ve been wanting to create for a while. Part videogames, part expose’, part personal shame, frosted with goofy effects. It’s definitely the most “YouTubey” thing I’ve made. Is that a good thing?I would sincerely love to hear any feedback you have,… (read more)

Stand Down ep4 – Patrick Scott

“Father Time” Patrick Scott is a 7-year Denver comic in the process of quitting. He’s feeling withdraw pains and worries about a relapse. After deciding it’s not worth the risks to try and “make it” in comedy, Patrick is deciding what really matters in life. We talk unfair expectations, gut vs. brain, and family. Full… (read more)

STAND DOWN ep2 – Timmi Lasley

“Fools Suffer Gladly” Somewhere between doing comedy and quitting comedy, is kinda doing comedy. It’s a huge category, and one today’s guest occupies. Timmi is DONE suffering for comedy. After 10 years she sees stand-up as another step in her creative journey, not the final goal. When is ‘grinding’ good? Can a comic excel without… (read more)

STAND DOWN podcast

Here’s the first episode a project I’ve been kicking around for a while. Comedy can be a love/hate relationship and at 13 years, I’ve known many incredible people that have had to stop, because [LIFE]. It’s the same reason others never start. tl;dr – I thought I was quitting comedy, but started a podcast about… (read more)