Daniel Reskin

Daniel Reskin

Comedian Daniel Reskin

Posts filed under STAND DOWN

Stand Down ep8 – Brad Galli

“Learn How to Lose” Brad Galli stopped doing stand-up to work and go to school. What was supposed to be a small break stretched into years before something pulled him back onstage. He’s got a different mindset about comedy now, but starting over has new challenges. We talk expectations, hanging out vs. wasting time, and… (read more)

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)

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)

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)