The Improv

Bryan Callen

A Hotbox Full o' Handsome!! We Take It Outside (kinda) With Comedian Bryan Callen!!

In the "Age Of Covid", we've had to find creative ways to interview our comedian friends when they come to town...which spawned our segment "Takin' It Outside!", wherein we'd just set up shop on the lawn of the station. BUT, being that it's nearing the end of October and it was rainy and cold as...
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Josh Blue and Johnny Dare

We're "TAKIN' IT OUTSIDE!" with Comedian Josh Blue!! Check him out LIVE at the Improv!!

As the world slooooowly starts to get back to some semblence of "normal", it's been great to see stand up comedy shows happening again...which is why we were excited when we found out our friend Josh Blue was coming to KC to perform at The Improv!! But, while normally, Josh would stop by the studio...
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TJ Miller

"It's Important Right Now To Make People Laugh!" TJ Miller Returns To The KC Improv This Weekend!!

As the country slowly starts to open up with socially distant shows here and there, the return of stand up comedy to KC is something we all need...and there's no one we can think of who is better than bringing the weird in these weird times than our friend TJ Miller!! And he's bringin', in the...
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Jon Lovitz

Battling Tornados, Coronavirus and the Fine Art of Ball Busting: Jon Lovitz Brings His Stand Up To The Improv!!

America first met Jon Lovitz in the mid-80s when he joined the cast of Saturday night live, where over the rest of that decade, he created characters such as pathological liar Tommy Flanagan, and The Master Thespian...he went on to launch an acting career in movies like "A League Of Their Own", "...
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Aries Spears

"I'm Not A Nail Biter. I Stand Behind My Comedy" Comic Great Aries Spears Brings The Truth To The Improv! *NSFW*

We have had a ton of comedians on the show over the years and some of them we don't get to see nearly our old friend Aries Spears. It's been almost exactly a year since the last time we talked to him, and when he came into the studio, it was literally like no time had passed! Aries is...
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Bryan Callen

"I Only Wear Midriffs So That People Can Marvel At My Obliques!" Living The Manly Life With Schooled Star Bryan Callen!

There men. There are manly men. And then there is Bryan Callen. Oh sure, we have friends who are professional athletes ...professional who build things with their bare who have KILLED PEOPLE!!! None are are manly as Bryan with a Y. It's science. You can't fight it. You...
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Mo'nique Getty Images

Mouth Hugs, Mary Magdalene and Living In This Moment: Actress/Comedian Mo'Nique Stops By The Johnny Dare Morning Show!

In 2010, Mo'Nique won an Academy Award for her work in the film, "Precious"...she's all turned in amazing performaces in everything from "Beerfest" and "Soul Plane" to "Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins" and "Almost Christmas"...but her first love is stand up comedy. Which is why it's always great when...
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TJ Miller USA Today

"I'm A VERY Different Comedian Than I Was A Year Ago!" The Evolution Of Comedian/Actor TJ Miller!

Seems like 2020 is kickin' off in a big way for our old friend, comedian/actor TJ Miller! Not only does he have a huge new movie thriller "Underwater", coming out this Friday, but he's be hittin' the road every chance he gets to become, as he puts is, "the best comedian I can be"....and he's...
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DL Hughley

"When Kanye Comes Up With Kool Aid, Everyone Will Know I'm Telling The Truth!" - DL Hughley Brings The Undeniable Truth To The Improv This Weekend!

DL Hughley is, unquestionably, one of the most brilliant comedians on the road today. Always thinking, always learning, never afraid to speak the truth as he sees it. And on top of all of that, he's a consumate professional who truly does care for the people he encounters. And that's a rare...
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It's A Mencia Morning!! Comedian Carlos Mencia stops by the studio for an epic conversation with Johnny Dare!

The friendship between the Morning Show and comedian Carlos Mencia is long and storied...I mean, he was part of the infamous throwing lunch meat at naked women incident...but out of all of the comedians who have visited the studio, Carlos is one of the few who can walk in ( no matter how long it's...
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