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Misery Loves Mandy w/ Mandy Martino Feat. Alex Hooper [Podcast]


Misery Loves Mandy is a Mostly Happy Podcast hosted by comedian Mandy Martino; weekly comedians discuss miserable moments and whether or not they made them into jokes.

Mandy Martino: Mandy Martino is a stand-up comedian, writer and actress. Originally from South Florida, Mandy received her Bachelor’s Degree from The University of Central Florida in business, which helps her professionally write dick jokes. While in college she began her comedy career at SAKs Comedy Lab and The Orlando Improv.

Once in LA she continued her love for comedy where she followed her SNL idols and studied at The Groundlings Theater and School. You can find Mandy performing stand-up all around Los Angeles.

In this week’s episode, Join Mandy and the incredibly candid Alex Hooper in this eye-opening episode of Misery Loves Mandy.

Delve into the unfiltered life of a comedian on the road as Alex shares the ups and downs of navigating through a whirlwind of good and bad hotels, from the bustling excitement of big cities to the mundane boredom of the suburbs. Learn about the ins and outs of staying relevant in the ever-evolving landscape of social media content creation, as Alex unveils the secrets behind crafting engaging and timely comedic material.

Discover the journey behind his upcoming third comedy special, set to be taped in Connecticut this January 2024, and gain insights into the challenges of balancing sensitive topics like cancer with the art of laughter and entertainment.

Don’t miss this captivating episode filled with unfiltered anecdotes, valuable insights, and a deep dive into the heart and soul of a comedian’s exhilarating yet challenging journey.

Tune in now for an episode that promises laughter, introspection, and a newfound appreciation for the complexities of the comedic craft.

Alex Hooper: Alex Hooper is a stand-up comedian, actor and professional roaster. He delights crowds by blending dark humor with silly positivity. His joke writing is clever and fearless. Onstage he bursts with energy. Alex shines just like his sparkly wardrobe. He’s headlined clubs all over the world. And whether it’s an audience of 11 or 11,000 – Alex leaves comedy-goers begging for more.
Alex is best known for his appearances on America’s Got Talent. He’s one of a select few contestants to have been asked to return after being eliminated in season 13. His first AGT performance has over 75 million total online views.

As part of his never-ending quest to spread love and joy, Alex releases a weekly podcast —  Achilles’ Heel. This podcast pushes guests outside of their comfort zone. Alex tackles tough topics like social anxiety and sex addiction with humor and grace. 
In 2018 Alex released his debut comedy album Hugs. Drugs. Pugs. It hit #1 on Amazon and #3 on iTunes Best Selling Comedy Records. To say Alex is a serious pug lover is an understatement.

For 2018 he created The Pug Yoga Calendar to raise funds for pug rescue: Pug Nation of LA.

Ellen Degeneres spotlighted the sold-out 2018 Pug Yoga Calendar on The Ellen Show.

Alex is the creator of CRAVE — an immersive comedy and dance music experience.

Funny Or Die named him one of the 15 Funniest Comics to Follow. 

Checkout previous episodes of Misery Loves Mandy featuring Audrey Stewart, Shapel Lacey, Isa Medina, Jamie Kennedy, Josh Potter, & many more HERE