Here’s how it goes. I send an interview e-mail, they reply, I reply, they reply, pencil’s down.
John Pridmore is a Pittsburgh based comic who has performed all over the original 13 colonies. He’s opened for Dan Boulger, Sean Quinn, Nikki Glaser, and T.J. Miller. He runs the comedy open mic tuesdays at the smiling moose in the Southside in Pittsburgh.
RONALD RENWICK: Let’s hit this out of the gate. Did comedy turn you openly gay?
JOHN PRIDMORE: No, being openly gay turned me into a comic.
RENWICK: Which is better?
PRIDMORE: Doesn’t matter. Either way I’m getting fucked in the ass.
RENWICK: What is your scratch off ticket strategy?
PRIDMORE: Scratch a ticket..become a millionaire
RENWICK: Does your family care you’re… well…. a comedian?
PRIDMORE: They don’t approve of the lifestyle
RENWICK: Are they unaware that you could also be polish?
PRIDMORE: I am Polish. Most of my family knows. There are a few who don’t but that’s because they’re Polish
RENWICK: Tied, bottom 9, 2 outs, and there’s full count; are you swinging for contact or the fence?
PRIDMORE: Are you asking if I’m a bottom?
RENWICK: Well are/will you?
PRIDMORE: I do what I need to do but I prefer to be on top.
RENWICK: Jesus wrote the Catcher in the Rye, who wrote the bible?
PRIDMORE: Erma Bombeck
RENWICK: Wow, I she’s so old I had to Google her to see who she was. Do you believe in either of them?
PRIDMORE: I believe in Erma Bombeck.
RENWICK: Does this picture of me do anything for ya?
PRIDMORE: It makes me wonder why you’re wearing three shirts.
RENWICK: I’m actually only wearing one shirt. It’s a stripe on my shorts. How about this one?
PRIDMORE: Nudity please!
RENWICK: If it’s always sunny in Philadelphia what is it in Pittsburgh?
RENWICK: When do you think […]