Today’s episode of the Quik & Slow Comedy Show is a little different than the rest. Host, comedian, actor, writer, traveler, husband and cancer-survivor, Nick McQuik, talks. Nick is in the middle of a move and for that reason forgoes a guest and instead records his opinions on matters such as Bill Cosby and the responsibility of power, the status of his show’s Chew on This and Strength at Length, running a podcast, terrorism and national tragedy and a myriad of other thoughts that will resonate with listeners for days to come. Thanks for tuning in. Enjoy!!
Today’s guest on the Quik & Slow Comedy Show is first year comedian Cian (pronounced Key-an) Beatty. Cian dropped out of school because he wants to be a comedian. Until that happens, he made some time to chat with Nick McQuik and Tom “My Teeth Are Chipped” Brent about the throes of comedy; specifically, writing jokes, commitment to the game, creating goals, recording and listening to sets, and having loving parents. Nick and Tom also bombard the podcast with Zombie-movie references and jokes about Nazis. This is an educational episode. Please drop out of school and have a listen. Enjoy!!
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Today on the Quik & Slow Comedy Show, Nick and Tom are joined by gamer insider and creative visionary, Kyle Pic. Kyle is here to strongly encourage the crew to buy the new Nintendo Switch and explains a lot about the technology and games behind the console. Listen through the end of the episode for some giveaway information including hidden gems in Kyle’s latest creation, The Watch (dropping this month). Thanks for listening…Enjoy!
On this episode of the Quik & Slow Comedy Show, Nick and Tom talk to returning guest, Adam Blank. Adam just started his own podcast, The Comedy Odyssey, a great open mic called Goat’s Head at O’Byrne’s, and he just had a role in a movie. He talks about all the times he’s been in a fight and what kind of foods are available in ball parks. Pizza Cone? More like “what the hell is a pizza cone?” Find out here on the Quik & Slow Comedy Show. Thanks for tuning in. Enjoy!
Today on the Quik & Slow Comedy Show, Nick McQuik and Tom Brent interview the five-piece musicianship called Brother Octopus. Listeners will get a chance to hear how Brother Octopus formed, the secrets of seeing a Magic Eye, making albums and getting sponsors, collaboration in the music community, meet Golden Boy and Dogfish, favorite albums and TWINS!!!! Grab a Coors Light. Warm up the car and come along. This is a great episode! Thanks for tuning in. Enjoy.
Tim & Kelly Cotton join Nick McQuik and Tom Brent on the Quik & Slow Comedy Show to discuss their musical duo, Court Jester Dueling Pianos. Musicians for life, these two key-slappin’ singers talk about coming into music at a young age and turning their passions into their work. Topics include how to keep instruments including vocal cords in good shape, the largest thing found in a urethra and some of the hiccups of performing for mostly drunk people. Thanks for tuning in. Enjoy!
Find Court Jester at their website: www.courtjesterpianos.com
Welcome to the Quik & Slow Comedy Show. This week, Jamee Nall and Tom Brent alongside host Nick McQuik speak to returning champion of comedy, Celeste Lampa. Celeste is a mother of two, a gainfully employed tax-payer and a phenomenal stand up comedian. She explains how she juggles all the demands of her life and how she prioritizes the most important part; Game of Thrones. Celeste gets down to comedy business discussing what it takes to get booked, staying motivated and where to find the best hot pot. This is a great episode (as usual). Thanks for tuning in. Enjoy!!
Thanks for tuning into the Quik & Slow Comedy Show. Today’s guest is Nick McQuik‘s former roommate and butler, stand up comedian and prolific Twitterer, Scott Porteous. Nick and Scott do half of this interview in the front seat of Nick‘s Toyota Corolla and the second half in the back seat. After some KFC/Taco Bell and the threat of several street walkers pass, they talk about Scott’s comedy career, Red Deer as a punchline, how movies work, working the road as a comedian, how Nick interviews Nick, and products to sell on Etsy. Scott is about to depart to Winnipeg from Edmonton, his home for three years, to start a new life. Before he leaves, however, he discloses a host of stories and lessons for anyone aspiring to follow their dream. Stick around and enjoy!
We are back, dudes!! This week on the Quik & Slow Comedy Show, Nick drives comedian/cartoonist/hooligan/mayoral candidate Liam Leroux around for some chicken. Along the way they chat about sports and injury preventative equipment then about injuries they sustained from not wearing said equipment. They squabble about politics. Liam is running for mayor of Edmonton. In short, he is pro-photo radar, anti-vitamins and looking for a good debate about street walkers. When there is time, go out and vote for the new leader and voice of Edmonton, Liam Leroux. Thanks for tuning in. Enjoy!!
This week’s guests on the Quik & Slow Comedy Show are Kevin Light and NOT Arturo Grijalva. Where’s Arturo? It doesn’t matter. What matters is that Kevin and NOT Arturo talk to Nick, Jamee and Tom about the Goat’s Head Comedy Show that happens every Monday at O’Byrne’s Irish Pub on 106th and Whyte Ave. This is a great show and Kevin does a great job of hosting! Some of today’s topics include the speed of ejaculate. And that’s it. Just kidding. Also on the show, homeless people getting alcohol, Kevin in his dad’s eyes, Mill Street Brewing, how good Tom is at chemistry, acting!, how Icelanders just want to mix up the gene pool, Nick‘s spine, and some parting advice for comedians. Thanks for tuning in. Enjoy the show!
Check out his show at O’Byrnes, every Monday night at 9. Goat’s Head Comedy
Guess who’s back in town….it’s Aaron Maslow! The former co host and current ghost rejoins the team at the Quik & Slow Comedy Show for a quik jaunt around Interviewtown. Who’s driving? Well, it’s Nick McQuik, of course. Riding shotgun is world renown hot dog, Shawn Gramiak, sitting atop his tricycle repairman, JP Fournier. Back seat window is the tallest pillow in the world, James Ross. Sitting hump is the one-knee balloon buster himself, Kelly Soloduka, and on his lap is high-in-the-sky sound guy, Tom Brent. Behind the driver is a bag of chocolate covered Skittles. Aaron is in Edmonton to discuss the similarities and differences between the Minneapolis, Denver and Edmonton amateur comedy communities (after all, he’s lived in the three), his former fat coworkers, his delightful family, dreams of making it as a pro comedian and identifying who the worst people are in comedy. Tune in and enjoy. This one’s a doozy of a dilly!
Kelly on Roof Top Comedy
Welcome to the Quik & Slow Comedy Show where comedy lives and then dies. This episode is special because the whole gang gets back together. Aaron “the Slow Part” Maslow rejoins Nick McQuik, James “the Lucha Lawyer” Ross, Tom “780-862-1124” Brent, JP “Movie Jerk” Fournier, Shawn “Movie Jerk” Gramiak and Kelly “Twitter Comedian” Soloduka to talk seriously for a minute. Today’s topics include glory holes, Kelly‘s Doritos knee, the Canada Creep, Alex Jones and Info Wars, Peyton Manning’s forceps fetish, and the best movie of the year. This is a funny episode and one that listeners will want to hear over and over again. Enjoy!
Kelly on Roof Top Comedy
The Quik & Slow Comedy Show is proud to have comedian Matt Mellon. Matt stops by in between shows at the Calgary Funnyfest and only has time to do one podcast before he returns. He chats with Nick, Jamee, Tom and last week’s guest, Miklos, about the best places to have sex, balut or duck fetuses for eating, and glory holes. Yum!! Listeners are going to love this episode! Thanks for tuning in! Enjoy.
Welcome to the Quik & Slow Comedy Show! This is a comedy podcast where comedians interview comedians about comedy in a basement. Today’s guest is self-ascribed hacky sack novice, hair-man and comedian, Miklos Blackshaw. Miklos talks with Nick McQuik, Jamee Nall and Tom Brent about drugs! Find out how to pass a drug test. Find out how to drink through a hangover. What are the traits of a good drug dealer? We’ve got that. Find out some vital reasons heroin users use heroin (mostly because they’re already sad)!!! Nick talks about the time he was in a film with Neil Diamond. Then he talks about how when he was growing up even though there was no internet or cell phones, he still had his many concussions. Tom talks magic naps and state memory. And Jamee spits flaming snow balls about her weekend at the Yuk’s comedy club. This is a great episode! Thanks for tuning in! Enjoy!!
Thanks for tuning into the Quik & Slow Comedy Show. Today on the program, Nick, Jamee and Tom interview lawyer/comedian Kai Benson! Some of the topics on the show include going to law school and determining when a heckle becomes assault–the short answer is, when the heckle becomes a bottle hurling at Nick‘s fat head, that’s assault. Joining the team is guest hosts from the Northern Content Network, Ben Proulx and Dan Clarke. In addition to explaining how their network drives creative content development in Canada, they also yammer on about getting punched on stage and doing prescription drugs and how to be the most memorable performer on a show and foreign investments in Canadian properties. Everyone says a nice thing about Matt Alaeddine. This is a great one. Enjoy!!
Follow Kai on Twitter: @KaiBenson
Ethan Sir joins Nick, Jamee, Tom and James Hastings to talk about stand up comedy on today’s episode of the Quik & Slow Comedy Show. The conversation includes things like Nick‘s diet of 8,000 calories per day, eating spiders, eating shit on stage, eating sushi at the Nisku truck stop, eating Chik-Fil-A, eating Tom!, and the finer points of performing stand up comedy. This fun episode is fun because it’s loaded with fun and is a great listen for all aspiring comedians. Thanks for tuning in. Enjoy!
Nick McQuik went to the Calgary Expo and got some milkshakes with Kyle Picket and Joscelin MacF. He talks about pop culture and nerd life.
This week the Quik & Slow Comedy Show features production guru, sketch comedy writer and co-founder of Cinema Wagon, James Hastings! James talks with Nick McQuik, Jamee Nall and Tom Brent about all things movie production including how production works, what a sketch is, how to write for film with budget in mind, sex robots and predictive text tweeting! This informative episode is perfect for those folks out there looking to jump head first into film making on any scale. Thanks for tuning in…enjoy!
Follow James on Twitter: @CinemaWagon
Or check out Cinema Wagon for sketches, production help and information.