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Last Week On Earth with Ben Gleib  40: Greg Proops: Last Week on the Road: "Pre-Christmas 2007"

Last Week On Earth with Ben Gleib 40: Greg Proops: Last Week on the Road: "Pre-Christmas 2007"

On December 18, 2007 Gleib drove Greg Proops to a show. He recorded their conversation. Here is that recording... This was actually a podcast that Gleib intended on releasing back then, called "Gleib Drives With..." but his iPod was stolen before he ever backed them up. This is one of the few surviving episodes, and has never been released until now. On this "Last Week on the Road" Proops and Gleib discuss...The influence of Mad Magazine and the political origins of Spy VS Spy, how Gleib got creative freedom for The Gleib Show, how Greg started out in comedy, the history of Abbot & Costello, Gallagher's disastrous show in Mexico, hosting school events and joining improv troupes in college, Greg working with comedy greats early in their career and seeing Jake Johannsen's timing develop, what Greg and Gleib want at their funerals, Steve Allen's influence on talk shows, meeting Red Buttons and Milton Berle, and how Berle started out, how Proops and Gleib prepare their acts and whether bre

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