When Alex Stone was five years old, his father bought him a magic kit - a gift that would spark a lifelong love. Years later, while living in New York City, he discovered a vibrant underground magic scene exploding with creativity and innovation and populated by a fascinating cast of characters: from his gruff mentor, who holds court in the back of a rundown pizza shop, to one of the world's greatest card cheats, who also happens to be blind. Captivated, he plunged headlong into this mysterious world.
"I suppose the author thinks he's clever"
What do you mean you're not ready for the Zombie Apocalypse?! Good thing you found this episode, then. Listen up as actor/comedian/Limelight host Todd Barry teaches us what to expect and how to survive the end of days.
"Hilarious and terrifying! "
Alex Stone is part of a growing new wave of comedic storytellers, and released his debut live stand-up album, Hello. on August 25, 2015, on Rooftop Comedy Productions. His approach to comedy weaves intimate personal stories with observational humor, seamlessly blending traditional storytelling and comedy into engaging stand-up performance.
[Contains explicit content] The will to live is strong even with the smallest of critters that Alex Stone encounters. Recorded at Go Bananas Comedy Club in Cincinnati, OH on January 31, 2015.
In this story, little monster Pooki must deal with a bunch of feelings which are threatening his good day. How will he get out of this one?
"Robert Meek's voice is simply amazing!"
[Contains explicit content] Alex Stone talks about the deep, dark communities of the internet and what they seem to discuss. Recorded at Go Bananas Comedy Club in Cincinnati, OH on January 31st, 2015.
Staying in your childhood room can be weird sometimes, especially if that room is the basement of Alex Stone's parent's house. Performed live at Side Splitters Comedy Club on September 6, 2014.
The motherly care Alex Stone got as a child was great but she didn't cut him any slack when it came to teenage things. Recorded at Go Bananas Comedy Club in Cincinnati, OH on January 31, 2015.
Ever get so stuck in such a tough spot you can't stop what's going to happen with the natural motion on things? Alex Stone explains a run in he had with this horrifying premise. Recorded at Go Bananas Comedy Club in Cincinnati, OH on January 31, 2015.
The will to live is strong even with the smallest of critters that Alex Stone encounters. Recorded at Go Bananas Comedy Club on January 31, 2015.