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Funny In Failure


May 13, 2024

Martin Urbano is comedian, actor, writer and quiz master.

As a standup, he has been seen on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Comedy Central's Featured, the CW's Howie Mandel Gala, and Chris Gethard Presents and Late Night With Seth Meyers. He has also performed at Just For Laughs (New Faces), the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (where he was nominated for Best Newcomer), and even in international waters on the Impractical Jokers Cruise and The Friendship Cruise, Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, New York Comedy Festival, and the Boston Calling Music Festival.

Martin has written for The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, The Chris Gethard Show, Danny Brown’s show on Viceland and National Lampoon’s Radio Hour. He also has hosted such projects as “Comedy Amateurclass” for Chris Gethard Presents, and his own brands of game shows, “Who Wants $2.69?” and “Why Would You Ask Me That?” He also played a featured role in This Fool on Hulu as the other Julio.

His show “Apology Comeback Tour,” where he somehow manages to cancel and redeem himself onstage within the same hour of jokes.

We chat about mindset shifts, crazy story of how he got on Jimmy Fallon, highs and lows of Edinburgh, standup, Who wants $2.69?, rising above the lows, agents that ghost, fear, collaboration and letting go of material.




The video footage of this entire chat is now out as well (one day after release)! So check them out on YouTube under Michael Kahan

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