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First Date w/ Lauren Compton Feat. Sam Morril [Podcast]


First Date with Lauren Compton, a weekly podcast where first impressions will NEVER be forgotten.

Finding a decent person to date is hard work, and comedian/viral content creator Lauren Compton is here to get to the bottom of it. It’s a dirty job, but someone’s gotta do it. Weekly, Lauren invites celebrity guests on to have a first date with her and figures out how many red flags they have, if they’re dateable, AND if there will be a second date! Dating is a wild ride… strap in!

Lauren Compton: The Dallas native has amassed quite the following across all forms of social media with her highly-entertaining content, although her IG bio recommends that you “don’t show your mom.” Actress and standup comedian known for appearing on Showtime’s I’m Dying Up Here and HBO’s Here, Now. She also earned a leading role in the Justin Lin feature film HELP. Compton is a regular performer at various high-profile comedy clubs, including Comedy Mothership and Hollywood Improv.

On this episode of First Date, Lauren chats with comedian Sam Morril.

Lauren and Sam Morril talk celebrity crushes, the biggest deal breakers, and when the right time to introduce the word “love” to a relationship. During their conversation, Sam discusses the unique furniture he uses when inviting a woman over and being fun on someone’s birthday. Lauren gets “real” and relates to Sam on the topic of clinginess and abandonment issues. Other topics include: one night stands, spray tans, wax jobs, court side basketball seats, and being incorrectly classified as a catfish on dating apps.

This Week’s Special Guest:
Sam Morril: Sam Morril is one of the fastest-rising stand-up comics in New York City and one of the best joke writers in the scene today. He is a regular on Comedy Central’s This Week at the Comedy Cellar, where he appears frequently when not touring cities across the nation.

He was named one of Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch in 2011 and has performed multiple stand-up sets on The Late Show with Stephen ColbertThe Late, Late Show with James Corden, and Conan.

He’s also had stints on Last Comic StandingAmerica’s Got Talent@midnight with Chris Hardwick, and Inside Amy Schumer.

Recently detailed the re-opening of New York City comedy scene post-global pandemic in the 2021 documentary Sam Morril: Full Capacity.

Checkout previous episodes of First Date w/ Lauren Compton featuring Whitney Cummings, Ron White, Tom Segura, Annie Lederman, and more HERE