St. Louis Comedy Profile: Shane Presley

St. Louis Podcaster, Shane PresleyShane Presley is the host of Rock Paper Podcast, where he interviews musicians and comedians in the St. Louis area (as well as some who are just passing through).  Shane’s a major supporter of the St. Louis arts scene, and every week publishes a nearly comprehensive list of shows taking place in the area on the Rock Paper Podcast Facebook page.

Your Name
Shane Presley

Project Name
Rock Paper Podcast


Briefly Describe What You Do
STL based Podcast featuring interviews with local musicians & comedians.

What influenced you to become involved in the comedy scene?
I had always been a big fan of comedy and I started hanging out every Sunday at the Westport Funny Bone.  I quickly became a big fan of the local comics. Before I knew it, they were all my friends and I wanted to support my buddies.

Describe your best comedy experience?
One of my favorite shows was last year when I went to Chicago to see Chris D’elia, Ron Funches, Brent Morin & Rick Glassman of Undateable.

What do you like best about the St. Louis Comedy scene?
I really enjoy how eclectic the scene is. There are many various forms of comedy, many different voices and views, and people taking strides to start their own shows all over town.

We’re typing these questions up in a coffee house.  Is there anything you’d like us to tell the other people here?
Hi everyone! Have you heard of Rock Paper Podcast?

Rank the following  in order of coolness.  Pirate, Ninja, Zombie, Robot.
Ninja, Robot, Pirate then Zombie.

Plug something. It’s why we do this.
Check out Blues City Deli & The Gramophone. They have delicious sandwiches!


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