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Friday, March 14, 2014

Comedy Interviews with Matt Riggs: Jimmy Pardo


When a man sits down one on one via e-mail with someone, there is no one better than the host of the AWARD WINNING podcast Never Not Funny, opening act for CONAN and the nations premiere crowd work comedian.  If you're a fan of comedy or a comedian yourself, take every word written below, tattoo it on your eyelids and constantly look at a bright light with your eyes closed.  It is a guarantee that it will make you an even better man than Pearl Jam ever thought you would be.  Without further adieu...Jimmy Pardo!

Riggs:  How are you?
Pardo:  I'm okay. Thanks.
Riggs:  If you could, how would you plan your own funeral?
Pardo:  With a person more qualified than I am.
Riggs:  Corn: Canned or Fresh?
Pardo:  Who is the a-hole that says "canned"?
Riggs:  What is the thing (tv show, comedian, person etc.) that gave you the idea to start comedy?
Pardo:  Johnny Carson, SCTV, Groucho, Richard Lewis
Riggs:  If you could have dinner with any historical figure, what would you suggest as an appetizer?
Pardo:  The sampler platter... they could enjoy wings while I enjoy a potato skin
Riggs:  How many surgeries have you had?
Pardo:  6
Riggs:  What are your four favorite state capitals (lower 48)? Please don't say why.
Pardo:  Springfield, Austin, Cheyenne, Nashville
Riggs:  5 words or less...explain religion.
Pardo:  It can't be explained. Done.
Riggs:  What are you most proud of in the world?
Pardo:  My son.
Riggs:  Any final thoughts? (Although none of your words will be edited, do know that if you do not include nice words about me, I will add them in for you...fyi, my version of you will be very complimentary towards me)
Pardo:  I enjoyed this back and forth very much, You handled yourself nicely.

*Photo Credit: Mandee Johnson

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