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The Kira Soltanovich Show is a weekly podcast about being a professional comedian as well as a parent. Each week, Kira interviews another professional comedian and discovers how they individually raise their own children.

Nov 27, 2014

I think Shakespeare said it best when he wrote: "Some are born funny, some achieve funniness, and others have funny thrust upon them." This might describe comedy veteran Jeff Schimmel to a tee. He was born into a funny family, his brother is the late comedian Robert Schimmel, and then Jeff achieved funny on his own by...


Nov 20, 2014

If stand up is like sex, Lahna Turner is the KY lubricant. Lahna, a mother of two, reminisces with Kira about their early days doing open mics, dating her now husband comedian Ralphie May, and how being dirty on stage can be done so sweetly. Her one hour special: So… I Wrote A Song About It is out now on iTunes...


Nov 13, 2014

Kira gets to gab with and then grill her former boss from The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Jack Coen. A father of two, Jack talks about his early years as a comic, television writer, and then ultimately landing the coveted head writer and producer position during one of the most controversial late night debacles...


Nov 6, 2014

Brad Garrett is a real winner. And a real star. Ed McMahon told him so when Brad became the first $100,000 grand champion winner in the comedy category on Star Search. That was back in 1984. Thirty years later Kira sits down with him at his Malibu home over looking the Pacific Ocean and more picture frames than an Aaron...