673 - Lessons in Ventriloquism with Comedian/Actor Wayne Federman

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Wayne Federman (stand-up, actor, and author) began his comedy career, in high school, as a ventriloquist. He then attended NYU to study acting with Stella Adler. Federman, with his dummy Beuford in tow, had a life-changing epiphany while waiting to audition for a television commercial. Listen to find out what happened. Plus, Christine and Wayne discuss his new book, The History of Stand-Up: From Mark Twain to Dave Chappelle.

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