Welcome to Episode 100 Felipe Esparza:
We’re joined on the Starline by a comedian you’ve watched before. He won Last Comic Standing, you’ve seen him on Superstore, Gentefied and his many specials. It’s our friend Felipe Esparza, what’s up fool?
Good to talk to you again brother, let’s go Beyond the Mic
Discussing Felipe’s 2 Netflix Specials:
Your Netflix dual comedy specials Bad Decisions and Malas Decisiones are out. It’s the first time on Netflix a comedian has recorded a stand up special in two languages. They were released simultaneously this month. Why was creating these dual specials important to you?
Was it hard to create an act that could play in both Spanish & English?
How has your time growing up in LA helped or hurt the development of this special?
You recorded this special before the COVID shutdown. As you watch it now, do you wish you did something different? Are you pleased with how it turned out?
Felipe on Social Media / Podcasts:
You put out on social media some funny stuff like the dream you were starring in a karate crime movie called “Drunken Maestro” do you remember the role?
Your podcast “What’s Up Fool” is over 300 episodes, how has doing that project helped your comedy?
Returning to the road for shows again, how nice does it feel to hear the sounds of laughter again?
New Netflix specials out, what is the next project you’re working on? How is your sitcom development right now?
What have you spent the COVID shutdown time doing? Is your wife ready for you to just hit the road again?
The Rockin’ 8
Time is running out, so it’s time for the Rockin’ 8. 8 random questions, answer with the first thing that comes to your mind.
There is no Pressure.
1. What did you cook last?
2. Funniest comedian you’ve ever worked with?
3. Favorite Comic book superhero?
4. Who was your last zoom call with?
5. Person you want to hug now?
6. What’s the one thing you don’t get enough of?
7. Are you neat or messy?
8. Most prized possession
What message do you have for your fans?
He can never get enough of coffee is very messy and his dual language comedy specials are out on Netflix our friend Felipe Esparza thank you brother for your time.
And that my friends is Beyond the Mic.