Despite his alt roots, barnstorming Kurt Braunohler straddles comedy scenes like a Colossus! We talk about his lifelong and very inventive quest to “insert absurdity into strangers' lives to make the world a better place”, choreographing randomness, and drawing inspiration from Kurt Vonnegut and Eugene Mirman.
We also dive into how his glorious new show "Perfectly Stupid" represents an emotional maturity that sidesteps schmaltziness…
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