Tom Segura was born on April 16, 1979 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Segura first started doing standup shortly after graduating college from Lenoir-Rhyne University. He has performed in multiple comedy festivals such as the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, and the Global Comedy Festival in Vancouver. On top of his standup, he co-hosts the “Your Mom’s House” podcast with fellow comedian and wife Christina Pazsitzky, which was nominated for a Stitcher award for Best Comedy Category, in 2012. Since his start in comedy Segura has gone on the make multiple appearances in film and television as well as release 5 stand up specials.
This week Kaizen Komedy tackles the work of Tom Segura - a master at storytelling. Through his use of voices and pacing, Segura’s able to squeeze out every ounce of humor in his stories. He trims the fat of his jokes effortlessly, while keeping them feeling organic and conversational.
Bits analyzed: Small Talk (Mostly Stories); Bikes (Mostly Stories); Dr Dick(Completely Normal)
Check out his website: Tom Segura