Truth In This Art Podcast - Your Source for Conversations with Artists, Innovators & Cultural Leaders

Hosted by Rob Lee, the 'Truth In This Art Podcast' explores how art influences society and personal growth through engaging interviews with artists and cultural leaders from Baltimore and beyond. This podcast offers insights into the creative process and the impact of the arts on communities, making it ideal for artists, art enthusiasts, and creative thinkers interested in the transformative power of art.


episode 6: Larry Lancaster: A Baltimore Comedy Legend Discusses Mastering Authenticity

Join host Rob Lee as he sits down with the dynamic comedian, actor, model, and radio show host, Larry Lancaster. Larry shares his journey into comedy, the importance of authenticity in his performances, and the challenges of navigating controversial topics. Don't miss this insightful and entertaining conversation! ????️????

Episode Highlights:

  • Larry's background and his various roles in the entertainment industry. [00:01:40] ????
  • Larry's childhood experiences and how they shaped his comedic skills. [00:04:57] ????
  • Larry's first time performing stand-up comedy and his early influences. [00:09:21] ????
  • The science and art of comedy and the importance of authenticity. [00:15:46] ????
  • Navigating controversial topics and the role of skill level in comedy. [00:20:24] ????
  • Larry's process for developing material and the importance of being present on stage. [00:26:45] ????
  • Addressing the changing landscape of what is considered controversial in comedy. [00:30:50] ????
  • Larry's persona on stage versus his real-life personality. [00:36:42] ????
  • Balancing multiple roles and prioritizing what's important in life. [00:40:04] ⚖️

Key Takeaways:

  • Comedy is a science and an art form that requires skill, preparation, and the ability to connect with the audience. ????‍????????
  • Authenticity is crucial in comedy, and the ability to navigate controversial topics comes with experience and skill. ????
  • Prioritizing what's important in life and finding a balance between work and personal life is essential for overall well-being. ????????

Follow Larry Lancaster on social media for updates on his shows and performances. Tune in to "Throwback Saturdays with Larry Lancaster and Mike Nice" on WEAA 88.9 FM or stream it on for great music and engaging discussions.

Social Media Links:
Facebook: Larry Lancaster
Instagram: comedianlarrylancaster
Twitter: @laughinwitlarry
LinkedIn: Larry Lancaster

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Original music by Daniel Alexis Music with additional music from Chipzard.

Episode illustration by Alley Kid Art.

About "The Truth In This Art"

"The Truth In This Art," hosted by Rob Lee, is a podcast that explores the essence of creativity and its community impact, amplifying artists' voices and their profound stories.

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 January 26, 2024  47m