Tiny Revolutions
James Nokise

James Nokise

October 18, 2019

TIff talks to New Zealand comic, writer and playwright James Nokise. They discuss race and racism, how to pronounce his surname, challenging perceptions, and gigging at the Festival of Pacific Arts in Guam.

 

For the latest gig info, follow James on Twitter.  

Catch Tiff Stevenson in London and LA in the coming months; check where she’ll be appearing here.

Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas

October 4, 2019

Recorded live at the Lush Showcase, Tiff talks to award-winning writer, performer, and provocateur Mark Thomas about setting up a comedy club in a refugee camp in Palestine, and early gigs.  They also talk about how comedy can give people a voice, “shining a light into a dark corner”,  and how comedy can make real change. 


Warning: contains explicit language

Mark Thomas will be taking his work in progress show 50 Things About Us to theatres around the UK in November and December. See here for more info.

Catch Tiff Stevenson in London and LA in the coming months; check where she’ll be appearing here. 

Shappi Khorsandi

Shappi Khorsandi

September 6, 2019

In this episode, comedian and author Shappi Khorsandi talks to host Tiff Stevenson about blending the political and the personal in her stand-up, about being a columnist and author, and her early childhood.  They also talk about comedy as therapy, a defence mechanism, and as a comfort.

You can read the column Shappi and Tiff discuss here: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/iran-hijab-protests-headscarf-take-off-islam-muslims-middle-east-western-liberals-a8248106.html

And Shappi's book here: https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/110/1109896/nina-is-not-ok/9781785031373.html

Jena Friedman | Edinburgh Special

Jena Friedman | Edinburgh Special

August 23, 2019

In the fourth of this series of Edinburgh specials, Tiff Stevenson meets US comedian and writer Jena Friedman to talk neuroses, reproductive rights, democratic discourse, the art versus the artist,, and her Adult Swim specials https://www.adultswim.com/videos/soft-focus-with-jena-friedman. 

 

This podcast contains swears (suitable for 18+ only). Trigger warnings: there is some talk of violence against women, rape. 

 

Jena Friedman’s Miscarriage of Justice show runs until 25th August at the Assembly George Square Studios, Edinburgh. https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/jena-friedman-miscarriage-of-justice

Tiff Stevenson is performing “Mother” at Monkey Barrel Comedy in Edinburgh until 25th August. https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/tiff-stevenson-mother

Ed Byrne | Edinburgh Special

Ed Byrne | Edinburgh Special

August 22, 2019

In the third of this series of Edinburgh specials, Tiff Stevenson and stand-up comedian and actor Ed Byrne chat about first gigs, changing people’s minds, gender politics and pink shoes.

 

This podcast contains swears (suitable for 18+ only).

 

Ed Byrne’s show “If I’m Honest” runs at Edinburgh’s Assembly Rooms until 25th August.

https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/ed-byrne-if-i-m-honest.

Tiff Stevenson is performing “Mother” at Monkey Barrel Comedy in Edinburgh until 25th August. https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/tiff-stevenson-mother

 

Desiree Burch | Edinburgh Special

Desiree Burch | Edinburgh Special

August 19, 2019

In the second of this series of Edinburgh specials, Tiff Setvenson and Desiree Burch talk about performing comedy in the UK versus the US, personal pronouns, cancel culture. and how comedy can open someone’s perspective and change people’s mind. 

This podcast contains swears (suitable for 18+ only)

Desiree Burch’s show “Desiree’s Coming Early” is on at Heroes@The Hive, Edinburgh until 25th August. https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/desiree-burch-desiree-s-coming-earlyTiff Stevenson is performing “Mother” at Monkey Barrel Comedy  in Edinburgh until 25th August. https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/tiff-stevenson-mother

 

Lynn Ruth Miller | Edinburgh Special

Lynn Ruth Miller | Edinburgh Special

August 18, 2019

LYNN RUTH MILLER
In the first of this series of Edinburgh Fringe specials, host Tiff Stevenson meets 'spark plug' and oldest comedian on the UK/US circuit Lynn Ruth Miller to discuss politics, ageism and glass ceilings, and how fierce ambition and defying expectations never gets old.

This podcast contains swears (suitable for 18+ only). Trigger warnings: there is some talk of violence against women, rape, and abortion.

Tiff Stevenson is performing “Mother” at Monkey Barrel Comedy until 25th August. https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/tiff-stevenson-mother

Erin Gibson

Erin Gibson

August 9, 2019

Tiff Stevenson chats with author of Feminasty, host of the Throwing Shade Podcast, improvisor and general funny bean all across the Earwolf network and beyond - ERIN GIBSON.

This very fun and funny conversation covers all sorts - Trump, feminism, side hustles and being female in the entertainment industry.

Contains: Some swears

PS Tiny Revolutions is LIVE in Edinburgh 12th and 13th August
https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/tiff-stevenson-tiny-revolutions-podcast-live

AND Tiff's show Mother is also up there for the full run
https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/tiff-stevenson-mother

Tawny Newsome

Tawny Newsome

July 26, 2019

Tiff Stevenson talks to US sketch and improv comedian Tawny Newsome, co-host of podcast "Yo, Is This Racist?", about whether comedy can contribute to positive social change. The chat ranges from the parallels between hazing and starting out in comedy, how being a women in comedy can be a political act, Trump fatigue, and why the idea of ‘If you can see it, you can be it” is so important.
This podcast contains swears.

 

If you’re up at the Edinburgh Fringe then why not come see Tiny Revolutions Live

12/13 August 4pm The Gilded Balloon 

https://gildedballoon.co.uk/programme/tiff-stevenson/

And/or Tiff’s Show - Mother

31 July 1-25 August 915pm Monkey Barrel

https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/tiff-stevenson-mother

Hari Kondabolu

Hari Kondabolu

July 12, 2019

In this week’s episode, Tiff Stevenson meets American stand-up comic, actor, and documentary-maker Hari Kondabolu. They discuss comedy as art and its ability to be a positive form of social change. Amongst other things, their chat covers race, representation, the problem with Apu, and death threats in translation.
This podcast contains swears.