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Laughing Liberally Milwaukee
11 minutes | Jul 21, 2021
Laughing Liberally Milwaukee Episode 27: Dina Nina
This episode features the first returning guest, Dina Nina, of Lady Laughs Comedy. Host Matthew Filipowicz and Dina Nina go over the recent Ron Johnson speech excerpt from an appearance in Wauwatosa regarding the Wisconsin Senator's thoughts on climate change. The two also discuss the return of live comedy events.
11 minutes | Jul 7, 2021
Laughing Liberally Milwaukee Episode 26: Melissa Kingston
This episode features Melissa Kingston from the the sketch comedy group, Broad Minded. Host Matthew Filipowicz and Kingston go over the latest press release from Donald Trump and the Wisconsin Republican response/love letter. The two also go over comedy in a pandemic and the importance in-person laughter.
11 minutes | Jun 16, 2021
Laughing Liberally Milwaukee Episode 25: Marcos Lara
This episode features comic, Marcos Lara. Host Matthew Filipowicz and Lara go over the latest flurry of garbage from the mouth of Marjorie Taylor Greene on the Steve Bannon show where she accused Dr. Anthony Fauci of being behind the coronavirus conspiracy and more. The two also discuss comedy returning to semi-normal in-person events and how the pandemic has treated them.
11 minutes | Jun 2, 2021
Laughing Liberally Milwaukee Episode 24: Tim Grimes
This episode features Tim Grimes from the sketch group, The Accountants of Homeland Security. Host Matthew Filipowicz and Grimes go through the Wisconsin lawmaker trying to make singing the National Anthem mandatory before any sporting event hosted at a venue that get money from the state. The two also discuss the state of comedy during COVID-19.
9 minutes | May 19, 2021
Laughing Liberally Milwaukee Episode 23: Megan McGee
This episode features Ex Fabula executive director and member of comedy troupe "Broadminded," Megan McGee. Host Matthew Filipowicz and McGee go into the recent letter to Gov. Tony Evers from Wisconsin Republicans calling to end federal unemployment and how COVID has affected local comedy.
10 minutes | May 5, 2021
Laughing Liberally Milwaukee Episode 22: Kristin Brey
This episode features writer, producer, comedian and creator of "As Goes Wisconsin," Kristin Brey. Host Matthew Filipowicz and Brey touch on the recent wild court case lost by Wisconsin Republicans because of lame-duck laws they put in place and what comedy in a pandemic.
9 minutes | Apr 20, 2021
Laughing Liberally Milwaukee Episode 21: Zach Zajac
This episode features Chicago funnyman, Zach Zajac. Host Matthew Filipowicz and Zajac go through Tucker Carlson and some of his latest ridiculous "White Replacement Theory" commentary regarding "diluting white votes."
9 minutes | Apr 7, 2021
Laughing Liberally Milwaukee Episode 20: Michelle Gilliam
This episode features voice actor, improviser and owner/artistic director of Improv MKE, Michelle Gilliam. She's been around the improv scene for over 20 years and successfully launched Improv MKE during the pandemic - which now boasts international reach! Host Matthew Filipowicz and Gilliam go over the recent spike in bills aimed at voter suppression and the overlap of politics and sports. Enjoy!
10 minutes | Mar 17, 2021
Laughing Liberally Milwaukee Episode 19: Josh Fred
This episode features comic Josh Fred, who co-founded the parody website, Queer Coded. Host Matthew Filipowicz and Fred go through the latest news from Senator Ron Johnson on the insurrection at the Capitol and touch base on the state of comedy during the pandemic.
10 minutes | Mar 3, 2021
Laughing Liberally Milwaukee Episode 18: Mary Collie
This episode features Chicago-based comic, Mary Collie. Host Matthew Filipowicz and Collie go over the recent re-branding of Mr. Potato Head by Hasbro and the Republican cancel culture accusations going along with it. The two also touch on the state of comedy in COVID and social media platforms filling in the gaps for creatives missing a physical audience.
12 minutes | Feb 17, 2021
Laughing Liberally Milwaukee Episode 17: Greg Bach
This episode features Milwaukee comic and co-owner of The Laughing Tap, Greg Bach. Host Matthew Filipowicz and Bach go over a recent Ron Johnson quote on the insurrection at the Capitol, pivoting business models in a pandemic and comedy in COVID.
10 minutes | Feb 3, 2021
Laughing Liberally Milwaukee Episode 16: Kristin Lytie
This episode features Green Bay comic, Kristin Lytie. A regular at comedy clubs in Wisconsin, Lytie got her start in the Chicago scene, has performed at several national comedy festivals and opened for big names like Eddie Pepitone. Host Matthew Filipowicz and Lytie go over the ridiculous saga of the new Republican Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene, who is so polluted with conspiracy theories, even Mitch McConnell has condemned her.
12 minutes | Jan 20, 2021
Laughing Liberally Milwaukee Episode 15: Cal Smith
This episode features Madison comic, Cal Smith. Host Matthew Filipowicz and Smith go over ex-Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke's warning to those who stormed the Capitol last week, why fascism and satire should never be given a platform and what comedy can mean to those struggling through the pandemic. Enjoy!
13 minutes | Jan 6, 2021
Laughing Liberally Milwaukee Episode 14: Jayson Acevedo
This episode features Chicago comic Jayson Acevedo and host Matthew Filipowicz breaking down the latest election-related story of Trump and Georgia's secretary of state. Acevedo also gives his take on comedy during COVID-19 and why some things don't need a Zoom substitute.
10 minutes | Dec 16, 2020
Laughing Liberally Milwaukee episode 13: Raegan Niemela
This episode features Milwaukee comic Raegan Niemela and host Matthew Filipowicz examining the Wall Street Journal Op-Ed on Dr. Jill Biden by Joseph Epstein. The two discuss staying in your lane in comedy and in life, along with how the pandemic is changing the state of comedy. Enjoy!
13 minutes | Dec 2, 2020
Laughing Liberally Milwaukee Episode 12: Kaitlin McCarthy
In this episode, host Matthew Filipowicz welcomes Milwaukee comic and part owner of The Laughing Tap comedy club, Kaitlin McCarthy, to talk about the latest 2020 Presidential Election recounts, Donald Trump and the state of comedy and business-ownership in a pandemic. Enjoy!
12 minutes | Nov 18, 2020
Laughing Liberally Milwaukee Episode 11: Bob Rok
This episode features funny-man and artist, Bob Rok. Host Matthew Filipowicz and Rok go through the latest pieces from the 2020 Presidential Election circus, including the Million MAGA March and finally touch on the differences in the art forms of stand-up comedy and hip-hop. Enjoy!
9 minutes | Nov 4, 2020
Laughing Liberally Milwaukee Episode 10: Post-Election Hangover
This episode is a direct response to the election and a play-by-play of the ... interesting events in the early morning hours from President Trump. Host Matthew Filipowicz takes us through some highlights, lowlights and peculiar state behavior from the comfort of his post-election hangover on Wednesday morning.
10 minutes | Oct 21, 2020
Laughing Liberally Milwaukee Episode 9: Jen Durbent
This episode features writer/comedian Jen Durbent. Host Matthew Filipowicz and Durbent talk about the latest Trump news, the attempted kidnapping of the governor of Michigan and as always, what it's like to do comedy during COVID. Enjoy!
10 minutes | Oct 7, 2020
Laughing Liberally Milwaukee Episode 8: Cynthia Marie
This episode features Madison-based comic Cynthia Marie. Host Matthew Filipowicz and Cynthia Marie discuss Trump's coronavirus diagnosis and Wisconsin COVID-etiquette. Enjoy!
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