If you’ve been paying attention to comedy album releases of late, you’ll know that both Todd Barry and Big Jay Oakerson have released albums that feature their crowd work chops. Barry’s album The Crowd Work Tour (and also it was a tour) came first and is still available on Louis C.K.’s website. And Oakerson just recently dropped The Crowd Work Sessions: What’s Your F@!?#ng Deal through Comedy Central.
On the latest episode of Huffington Post Comedy editor Katla McGlynn’s podcast Too Long; Didn’t Listen, both Barry and Oakerson drop by to chat about their albums and in doing so offer some free lessons on how to properly deal with a crowd with no pre-written material. Check it out below and drink down some comedy learnin’.