Moving to New York with Vicky Kuperman
Everyone's got a story.
Episode 12: Susan Prekel - Psychic, Dreamer, Grill Relinquisher
November 26, 2013 11:14 AM PST
Hilarious comedian Susan Prekel left the Midwest and never looked back. But when she looked UP, she realized she was in Chicago.
She opens up about her drive across the country, her first year in Brooklyn, her entry into stand-up and the age old question of everyone pursuing a dream:
Please listen, share & enjoy!Episode 11: Aalap Patel, "Tearwolf"
November 05, 2013 09:12 AM PST
Aalap Patel circled New York City like a shark for years, waiting for the perfect moment to swoop in like a predator.
Listen to Aalap's courageous, hysterical, self-reflective & manly journey from Northern New Jersey to Atlanta to New Jersey to Open Mics to Queens to further into Queens.
Share & Enjoy!Episode 10: My Angeli
October 28, 2013 01:55 PM PDT
Angeli Kakade moved to New York City from Minnesota without a clue how to open a taxi door - and more importantly, without a clue that she was strong enough to rip one off a taxi.
October 14, 2013 09:56 AM PDT
Polo Tate's biggest dream after graduating Notre Dame and saying "Au Revoir" to Division One Volleyball fame was simple: move to New York and become a famous actress.
But as bad luck would have it, a few things (a cult in Nork, combat medicine, a snowstorm, weed, lazy men) got in the way.
Enjoy!Episode 8: Doubly Whammy With Spielberg & Cohen
October 07, 2013 09:34 AM PDT
Max Cohen & Chana Spielberg both moved to New York City to start Freshman year of college.
October 02, 2013 09:05 AM PDT
Steve McCallen & Kate Thomas join me to talk about their parallel NY/London/LA lives & dreams. Also we determine Murray Hill is probably not the best place to acclimate to the city. AND why living in a conference room is!
September 16, 2013 07:15 AM PDT
Anna Raykhtsaum always knew that she wanted to live in New York City. Putting aside her fears, her Russian relatives & her naivety, she took the leap in the middle of the winter of 2001 and made the move to the scary and dangerous Upper West Side of Manhattan.
Enjoy!Episode 5: Tommy, By Any Means Necessary
September 09, 2013 07:44 AM PDT
Tommy moved to New York City in 2002 with a few hundred dollars in his pocket and the dream of pursuing music & photography.
He found odd jobs, unpaid internships & eventually, became a male escort to make ends meet.
He takes us back to his first few years in NYC, his first clients & the turning point that placed him on a new spiritual & career path and led him to start finally living his dream.
Enjoy!Episode 4: Wali Collins Does Magic
August 26, 2013 07:22 AM PDT
In the late 80s, young Springfield comedian Wali Collins thought he was pretty clever. Then he drove to Boston and realized he had to get clever-er.
Enjoy!Episode 3: Marc Maietta Cried All The Way To The Bank.
August 19, 2013 09:56 AM PDT
The night Marc Maietta moved to New York, he cried, drank, slept on the floor, woke up and put on a suit to go to work.
10 years later, nothing much has changed.
Check out Marc's recollection of his wild years trying to make it in the big city and having to take a two-month sabbatical to cry in Vegas.
Anyone who's moved to New York City has a story. Comedian/Writer Vicky Kuperman wants to hear every single one.
Comedian/Writer based in New York City. I have been trying to learn how to surf for eight years.
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