Am I Funny follows the real-time journey of an everyday guy Leon Sjogren, challenging himself to try stand-up comedy for the very first time. With help from his ‘comedy coach’ Justin Hamilton, industry professionals and the wider comedy community he will have 7 weeks to mentally prepare for one of the world’s most daunting jobs and you’ll hear it all unfold in real time on this podcast.
Although not (yet) a comedian, self-confessed comedy nerd Leon Sjogren has been surrounded by the nation’s biggest talent over many years. Currently producing Merrick Watts on radio station Triple M, prior Leon has produced the likes of Fifi & Jules, Rove & Sam and Dan & Maz. Always fascinated by stand up comedy, Leon is bringing his radio producing skills and contacts to this world-first experimental podcast to expose what a first time comedian’s journey is really like.