Esther Ku Interview

Esther Ku

Esther Ku

Interview with Esther Ku for By : Kevin McCarthy

KM: Thanks for talking with us. To start off could you tell us a little about what drove you to be a comedian and how you got your start doing stand-up?

EK: Sure. Well I was always a writer in my high school and I wrote for the school paper and all these kids at school would always come up to me like “I read your articles first cause they’re funny!” So when you’re a kid and somebody tells you you’re funny, you’re like “Oh, I’m gonna be a comedian.” You don’t ever think of the practicality of “Well, I’m gonna be broke for ten years.” And once you hear like, people coming up to you telling you your funny a few times, you’re like “okay, yeah, maybe I can do this.” So, when I graduated college, which I should’ve never gone to college, I think that was a mistake, but I was trying to lose my virginity and I didn’t know any other legitimate way to go about doing that. So after I graduated from college, I moved to Boston and I started with the open mic scene over there. So that’s how I got my start really. read more

Andrew Schultz Interview

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By Leo Goodman

Andrew Schulz works regularly on MTV without letting it take time away from the club scene. The hard-working comic brings his high energy, hard-hitting style to as many audiences as he can, making them laugh whether they want to or not. Andrew managed to find a spare few minutes to sit down and talk about stand-up, tv, and what true heckling really means.

BCT: So how long have you been doing Stand-up?

AS: About 5 and a half years.
BCT: And is that all in New York?

AS: I started in college out in California, Santa Barbara. I was managing a restaurant while I was going to school, and they just happened to have a comedy night at the restaurant. The producer of the show asked me if I wanted to try it out and I was like yeah, I’ll check it. read more