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How it Began with Joel Ronson

A conversational and comedic podcast presented and produced by Joel Ronson. Conversations with up and coming artists, musicians, comedians, activists, politicians etc... Released twice weekly on Tuesdays and Fridays Based in NYC
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Aug 13, 2015

On Today's episode I talk to singer/songwriter Roman Wallfisch AKA Solemn Diver about the transition from being a rapper to a singer, his childhood, his time at boarding school in Switzerland, his families background in music, the student music scene in New York and much more. Enjoy! 

https://soundcloud.com/solemndiver

Aug 4, 2015

On today's episode I talk to comedian, writer and director Colton Dunn about his high school comedy team, moving to NYC, writing for Key & Peele, writing and directing comedy sketches and much more. Enjoy!

Aug 2, 2015

On today's episode I talk to writer/director of the upcoming film Jaywalkers, Aidan Kaye, about being a teenager in NYC, the contrast between film and photography, the inspiration behind his script and I attempt to talk to him about his clothing line. Enjoy!

Jul 28, 2015

On today's episode I talk to old friend and up and coming comic book writer about his writing process, his inspiration for the characters, smoking weed, the contrast between illustrating and writing, his new company So Cherry comics and much more. Enjoy!

Jul 25, 2015

On today's episode I talk to poet Sam Braslow about his influences and inspirations, the timeless question of intention vs impact, growing up in Los Angeles, psychiatry, spirituality and much more. Enjoy! 

Jul 21, 2015

On today's episode I talk to stand-up comedian and host of What I Hate About You podcast Jake Cannon about so many things I don't know where to start! We covered comedy, podcasting, our time working on a set together, a revealed sexual secret, everything he hates about me, defining a comedian and much more. Enjoy! 

 

Jul 18, 2015

On today's episode I talk to writer and comedian Joe Wengert about the 80's, the parallel between improv and writing, his beginnings in comedy, the links between the New York and Los Angeles improv scene and much more. Enjoy! 

 

Jul 11, 2015

On today's episode I talk to actor/writer/comic about his most recent play, shame, clowning, being walked by and walking cats (metaphorically), sound effects and much more. Enjoy! 

Jul 3, 2015

On today's episode, part 2 of 2 of my London edition, I talk to poet Suli Breaks about artistic mediums, the London scene, the education system, his time in school and much more. Enjoy!

Jun 26, 2015

On today's episode, part 1 of my two part London edition, I talk to poet/rapper/podcaster Scroobius Pip about self releasing music, his video for Introdiction, his career in both terrestrial radio and podcasting, hip hop, the poetry and rap scene in London and much more. Enjoy! 

Jun 20, 2015

On today's episode I talk to activist and former student president of La Guardia high school (he just graduated this week) Joshua Nodiff about food, protesting, corruption, his time in office, a bad experience I had in a deli, the arts and much more. Enjoy!

Jun 12, 2015

In today's episode I talk to comedian Stephon Bishop about custody battles, comedy writing, his improv group Slapnuts Comedy, being a father and much more. Enjoy!

Jun 5, 2015

On today's episode I talk to very talented actor/comedian Leon Morgan about the acting industry, Daniel Day Lewis, comic timing, side jobs and much more. Hope you enjoy!

May 29, 2015

In this episode I talk to the very interesting politican/activist/bassist and editor and creator of Hot Indie News, James Lane. We discussed amongst other things politics, renewable energy, adoption, protests and recent films. Enjoy!

May 23, 2015

On today's episode of How it Began I interview filmaker and storyteller Isobel Connelly. We discussed her work, weird phobias, relationships, health and television and then she closes up the interview with the fantastic story she recited at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. 

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