The Improv

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 enough...like 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 wrestlers...men who build things with their bare hands...men 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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Talkin' semen induced pink eye and more with comedienne Nikki Glaser! 08.02.19.

Raised in St Louis and a graduate of KU, comedian Nikki Glaser got her start in comedy right here in KC, working the stage at Stanford's Comedy Club and, as it turns out, making her radio debut right here on the Johnny Dare Morning Show!! Since those days though, she has kicked a whole lotta comedy...
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Comedian Jeff Dye talks about the kindness of Henry Winkler and how "Aaron Lewis was a d**k to me!" 07.18.19.

We met comedian Jeff Dye as the host of the reality series "Better Late Than Never", where he traveled the world with Henry Winkler, George Foreman, Terry Bradshaw and William Shatner...but he's also and accomplished stand up comedian who has appeared on Comedy Central, Extreme Makeover: Home...
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Hookers, Hashish and Fried Chicken: A Conversation with Comedian Faizon Love!

Our friend Faizon Love has built a successful career with his work in films like "Friday", "Elf", "Couples Retreat" and "The Replacements"...as well as being an accomplished stand up comedian...and we love him because he'll talk about anything! Having fried chicken from McDonalds to a brothel in...
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