Behind the Page: The Eli Marks Podcast

Behind the Page: The Eli Marks Podcast

Episode 114: Comedian Wayne Federman on the history of stand-up comedy albums … and Chapter Thirteen of “The Ambitious Card.”

July 26, 2021

Comedian, actor, podcaster and college professor Wayne Federman talks about Uncle Harry’s passion hobby: comedy albums and their history … John and Jim recount memories of meeting and seeing Steve Martin, Mort Sahl, Ray Romano, The Smothers Brothers … and more! And then we jump into Chapter Thirteen of “The Ambitious Card.”

The reading of Chapter Thirteen starts at 00:42:43.

The Eli Marks Mystery Series:

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Wayne Federman website:

The History of Stand-Up Podcast:

More with Wayne Federman: His Favorite Comedy Album:

Mort Sahl—At Sunset (Complete Album):

Redd Foxx—Life of the Party (1956):

Rusty Warren—Knockers Up:

Bob Newhart—The Button-Down Mind (side one):
Bob Newhart—The Button-Down Mind (side two):

Albert Brooks—Comedy Minus One:

Dennis Miller—The Off-White Album:

Richard Pryor—Wanted Live (In Concert):

The Smothers Brothers “Mediocre Fred”: