Brian Simpson's journey to the top of the stand-up scene is a long one that has skyrocketed in recent years. After first getting onstage in his hometown of San Diego in 2011, the military veteran made the move north to Los Angeles in 2015. He soon found himself living in a shelter but persevered until he found a stage home at the Comedy Store and his own home to boot.
Support for WCLK comes from The Suite Food Lounge, 375 Luckie Street in Atlanta's Downtown entertainment district. The Suite Jazz Series presents Smooth Jazz Keyboardist and Composer Brian Simpson for one night only, Thursday, March 24. After graduating from Northern Illinois University, keyboardist and composer Brian Simpson relocated to Los...
Jim and Matt are starting off this week strong with American Top Team boxing coach Dyah Davis and comedian Brian Simpson!. Coach Dyah Davis calls in first to discuss the latest developments on a potential matchup between Dustin Poirier and Nate Diaz, how his Olympic gold medalist father, Howard Davis Jr., taught him how to box and coach, and shares his prediction on the UFC heavyweight title fight between Francis Ngannou and Ciryl Gane.
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Comedian Brian Simpson joined us to talk about his new stand-up special and shared that he developed his talent for comedy while in the military. You can catch Brian on “The Standups” Season 3 streaming now on Netflix. This segment aired on the KTLA 5 Morning News on Dec. 30, 2021.
This week, we’re highlighting 22 talented writers and performers for Vulture’s annual list “Comedians You Should and Will Know.” Our goal is to introduce a wider audience to the talent that has the comedy community and industry buzzing. (You can read more about our methodology at the link above.) We asked the comedians on the list to answer a series of questions about their work, comedy during the pandemic, and more. Next up is Brian Simpson.