Stuart Rice is the co-creator of "Sketch Comedy Podcast Show".
Stuart's interest in comedy started at a very young age, where he proclaimed in his toddler pants that he was going to be a stand-up comedian. As he grew up he was told time and time again that he needed to make sure that he had a career in mind, and that comedy was not a career. So, instead of following that dream, he got a "normal" career and has been pretty successful at that.
Then he met Alisha...
Stuart and Alisha started dating and, although they became really tight friends, it never worked out romantically for the two. While they were together, they often found themselves using their similar sense of humor to make up scenarios and situations for characters they made up to be in... you know, most people call it improv. The two would do so while watching movies with Stuart's kids, and the kids initially would tell Stuart and Alisha to be quiet... and then pretty soon the kids were requesting the two to do more.
After deciding that they were no longer going to try to make real babies, Stuart suggested that he and Alisha grab a couple of microphones and set them up in Stuart's living room and try their hand at that childhood dream... comedy. The idea came quickly to both of them, they would come up with something different in the podcast space, something that both of them felt was missing in podcasting, and created this show. Stuart and Alisha knew they were on the right track when the first domain name they looked for, "sketchcomedypodcastshow.com" was totally available. After that, as they say, is history.
Sketch Comedy Podcast Show has won a number of awards, has had over 100,000 downloads and has been listened to in most countries on the globe. After 3 years, Alisha left the show and Stuart had a choice: quit and reminisce or change the format of the show. Stuart decided to do the former, and that is what you are listening to now!
Stuart really enjoys finding interesting people, and fortunately for this show he lives in a spot where a lot of interesting people live, so between the streets of Portland, OR and the internet there is an endless supply of wonderful people for Stuart to converse with and make fun sketches.
In the future, Stuart is hoping to find even more interesting people, some higher-profile guests, adding animation to the sketches and doing stage shows and online events for improv. These things are all in addition to what he does for a day-to-day job which makes it slower to achieve.
Stuart has 3 kids and lives in Portland, OR.
November 6th, 2017 | Season 2 | 50 mins 7 secs
business, director, horror, monster, movies, producer, science
Business opportunities abound all around us. See a need, fill it, and you can get rewarded handsomely for it. There are times that those business opportunities are not successful. Sometimes those opportunities are just downright stupid… but enough about Windows Phone.
October 29th, 2017 | Season 2 | 1 hr 10 mins
comedian, comedy, father time, phone call
When the phone rings, are you excited to grab it? Do you run to the phone in hopes of hearing from a loved one, a friend, a lover, or maybe you like answering the phone and hearing from that adorable girl that always informs you that you have been selected to participate in a vacation getaway package… Regardless, whatever your reason, it is still pretty much a crapshoot as to who is calling you. Sometimes you get unlucky and it turns out to be the person who actually owns the phone.
October 23rd, 2017 | Season 2 | 1 hr 47 mins
bathroom, book, concert, dating, love, relationships
Brings a whole new meaning to the words “Same Page”.
Featuring Eric Ackerson, VP at a high-tech consumer electronics manufacturer and a dear friend that has too much dirt on me.
"Deep Driving Lesson" with Rebecca Love | Adult Film Actress and Host of the “Talking Dirty” Podcast
October 15th, 2017 | Season 2 | 56 mins 58 secs
adult, adult film, car, driver, drivers ed, escape pod, late night, license, porn, youtube
Remember the first time you got behind the wheel of a car? It’s such an exhilarating experience, much like the same feeling one gets with a first sexual experience. Sometimes those things go hand-in-hand… and yet somehow cell phones are the worlds worst thing in a car.
October 8th, 2017 | Season 2 | 1 hr 12 mins
bathroom, pavlov, poop, shapr, swiping, tinder
Pavlov found that behavior can be triggered in animals and in humans. For instance, we hear a dinner bell ring and all of us looks around and wonders who the hell is ringing a bell and what does it mean? Or if someone says “hey, let’s make a run for the border” and we instantly all get a stomach ache and diarrhea for the next couple of hours. Or the fact that everyone within earshot just rolled their eyes at this entire introduction.
October 1st, 2017 | Season 2 | 1 hr 19 mins
author, cars, overlap, sean mccabe, shopping, the dirty bits
Fully loaded might be an odd choice.
Featuring Sean McCabe, author of "Overlap: Start a Business While Working a Full-Time Job"
September 24th, 2017 | Season 2 | 1 hr 3 secs
avengers, blanks, comics, cosplay, gamora, green, hulk, movies, new york, street fighter, superheroes, thing
Don’t expect a duet with Kermit the Frog either.
Starring Edward (Lex) Noil, podcaster and cosplayer extraordinaire.
September 17th, 2017 | Season 2 | 33 mins 8 secs
model, nude, photography, pictures
Beauty comes from the inside, so maybe forget trying to take it’s picture.
Featuring photographer Kara Cooper, author of "Intimate Portraits".
September 3rd, 2017 | Season 2 | 48 mins 35 secs
aliens, backstreet boys, hard ’n phirm, joey fatone, jonathan coulton, justin timberlake, kids, mike phirman, music, musician, nsync
Only the vocal talents of aging pop stars can save us now.
Starring Mike Phirman, musician, comedian, and founding member of "Hard 'n Phirm".
April 9th, 2017 | Season 1 | 59 mins 20 secs
advice, call-in, dating, radio, romance, talk show
He’s got the great voice, he’s got the great answers, now all he needs are callers that have any sort of a chance.
February 26th, 2017 | Season 1 | 55 mins 3 secs
cancer, church, pets, polio, portraits, religion, terminal illness, trump
This is the most bulliest of pulpits.
"I Got That New-Time Religion" with Jim Greenfield | Host of Conservative Talk Show "The Decline and Fall of America"
February 19th, 2017 | Season 1 | 1 hr 4 mins
conservative, radio, religion, talk show
You know… they refuted Jesus too.