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Comedian Geoff Tate chats with Levi Weinhagen about depression, writing on stage and the impact being a touring comic can have on your personal life.
March 4, 2015

Geoff Tate, courtesy of the artist's website

About this month's featured guest in our monthly podcast on the craft of comedy:

“I think the phrase ‘finding your voice’ is just a terrible thing to hear.” Standup comic Geoff Tate has toured the country as part of the Comedy Central Live Presents' Mike Birbiglia's Secret Public Journal Live, he appeared at The Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival, he's been on The Bob and Tom Show several times and appeared on Comedy Central's Live at Gotham. Find him online, www.hotdogsandgatorade.com, and on Twitter at @geofftate96.

About the host:

Levi Weinhagen is a comedy writer, podcast producer, theater maker and host. He has written & performed with the Brave New Workshop, the Ministry of Cultural Warfare, HUGE theater, Pick-A-Line productions, the Science Museum of Minnesota & many more. In 2010 Levi co-founded, along with Joshua English Scrimshaw, the Twin Cities based all-ages theater company Comedy Suitcase.

Levi is the producer & host of the award-winning  Pratfalls of Parenting, a podcast featuring conversations with artists about the relationship between being an artist and being a parent. He is the co-host of the science and comedy podcast Regret Labs. He also produced and co-hosted the highly inappropriate improvised comedy podcast Trendz. From 2011 to 2013 I was social media manager and contributing writer for the online Twin Cities performing arts magazine Minnesota Playlist.

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