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Behind The Funny

Scott Higgins and Ace Aceto have 50 years combined of standing in front of crowds and making people laugh. Now they go Behind The Funny with entertainers in all stages of their career from national headliners, to comedy writers, to newer comics just starting out. Why did they start, what drives them, and what were some of the obstacles? Join Scott and Ace as they go Behind The Funny.

May 30, 2019

Ken Rogerson is literally the Funniest Man You Never Heard Of.  Ace and I have always enjoyed working with Ken.  A CT native like myself, he started comedy in Chicago before migrating to Boston during the comedy boom.  He was featured in the documentary "When Stand Up Stood Out" which was about the Boston comedy...

May 23, 2019

Chance Langton is a Boston comedy original.  He was part of the original comedy boom and is still entertaining crowds today.  He worked with Rodney Dangerfield and Eddie Murphy, you know, just to mention a few.  One of Adam Sandler's favorite comics.  In fact, Adam had Chance sing in his movie Eight Crazy Nights.  He...

May 16, 2019

Alan is a very interesting case study to say the least.  He lives life like he does comedy, on his own terms.  He does not possess a filter on stage and yet finds the funny in situations others would not talk about out loud.  Armed with a quick wit and biting sense of humor, he is a lot of fun.  

May 10, 2019

Mike “Flynzo” Flynn was integral part of the start of my comedy career.  His open mics were where I first built my act.  He’s had quite a comedy career himself.  I met Ace at one of Flynzo’s open mics.  This one was close to home for me.

May 2, 2019

What is a comic genius?  Many people have been called a comic genius but what makes somebody one.  Ace and I are joined by Roman Pierce (Chatty Charlie), Derrick Fonseca (The Fonz), and Tom Stewart ( My Paranormal Podcast ).  We discuss what qualities a comic genius has and who we consider one.  The conversation then...