In this Special Edition episode of Comedic Wisdom, Silas got to sit down with a fantastic headliner, Joe Vespaziani. The spent time talking about the life of a headliner, how he got started in comedy, and got to take a close look at his personal life in this very special episode. About the Guest Joe Vespaziani began his professional comedy career in 1989 and has been a busy and consistent performer ever since. Highlighted achievements include: release of CD: Ribbed 4 your pleasure ('04), Seattle International Stand-Up Comedy Competition winner ('98), Almost Live new years eve appearance (98), opening act for “Weird Al” Yankovic Touring With Scissors ('00). Joe also hosted a TV pilot for Gaslight Alley productions called REEL PLACES. In addition he has written and performed two one-person sketch shows and is scheduled to release his second CD: "Thank you very much... enjoy the headliner"– Dec '11. Described as a ‘stand-up story teller’ Joe performs all over the United States, Canada (and the world on cruise ships) with a smart, conversational style - making him a favorite among comedy fans and peers. Joe is known as a prolific writer and has contributed material for other comedians as well as 12 short fiction pieces published with VEX magazine. He has a solid headlining act that is well suited for private and corporate events - received enthusiastically by both young and old wherever he is booked. In his latest project - "The Ultra Laugh Lounge" Joe has teamed up with headlining comedian Duane Goad in a two man - live - interactive - 60's style - late night talk show. This show is THE show corporate and private events will want to book again and again. About the Host Silas Lindenstein is an open mic/amateur comedian who speaks to more advanced comics to gain insight into the world of comedy. he hopes the wisdom he gains from these advanced comics will help him and other aspiring stand up comedians.