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Episode 68

June 17th, 2020

All Kinds of Funny with Jeremy "Worm" Jones

Writer, Cartoonist, and Stand-up comedian, Worm, joins me for a conversation about the search for funny,  his latest book, an apocalyptic thriller, and the Black Lives Matter movement. Pick up a copy of his newest novel, Two Alive on Amazon. Music by Dan Cantrell.

Upcoming Events:  Register for online events live with Holly Shaw, free during the shelter-in-place orders:  The Comedy Lab Open Mic on Monday nights and the Group Hypnosis for Calm and Clarity During a Crisis on Sunday mornings.


Jeremy "Worm" Jones


Jeremy "Worm" Jones is a comedian, cartoonist and writer who has been doing stand-up comedy in Oakland for over ten years, producing and hosts regular events all throughout the bay area and now in Houston Texas. He’s the author of the the sci-fi epic, Reinth, and the post-apocalyptic zombie story, Two Alive; both are available on Amazon. He also posts his comics on the Instagram page, @abowlfulofcollege.


Holly Shaw, CHT is a performance coach, creativity researcher and stand up comedian and has spent a lifetime in film, T.V. and on professional stages all over the world as an actor, dancer, and director. She has helped hundreds of artists, from Emmy award winning and Grammy nominated artists to world class choreographers overcome their anxiety, stage fright, impostor syndrome, and creative blocks so that they can create original work and totally crush it on stage again and again without feeling like they're selling out or losing their sanity. In 2016, Shaw wrote and published, The Creative Formula: Compose, Choreograph, and Capture Your Masterpiece  which has become an Amazon bestseller.  The Performers & Creators Lab podcast was named one of 2019's most outstanding podcasts by Databird Research. She teaches regularly at the Screen Actors Guild Conservatories in L.A. and SF and runs creative laboratory workshops like the Comedy Lab Open Mic. Follow her on Instagram to stay up to date:  @hollyshawspritely


Dan Cantrell is an Emmy award winning composer and multi-instrumentalist known for his innovative film scoring approach, and his virtuosic abilities on the accordion, piano and musical saw. “Hauntingly beautiful…quirky and energetic” says the San Francisco Bay Guardian.  His extensive scoring catalogue spans a wide range of emotion and style.


Dan’s compositions for film and television have earned him numerous awards including an Emmy Award for KQED’s Home-Front,a Golden Gate award for the soundtrack to the documentary Divided Loyalties, and an Annie nomination for his work on three seasons of Cartoon Network’s the Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack.

His Orchestral music was recently featured by the Oakland Symphony, and his chamber music was performed at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the arts, and in Washington DC’s Kennedy Center.  Dan also recently composed a suite of choral music performed by the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir as part of their yearly concert series. Visit

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