Podtalk: Comedian Melinda Hill for Stand-Up Special ‘Inappropriate’

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CHICAGO – Combine the hilarity of prime observational comedy with the zen of inner peace, and you have Melinda Hill’s downloadable stand up special “Inappropriate.” This sharp master of laughs delivers an hour of riffs on her life and loves, including her viral tweet on fellow comedian Louis CK (#MeTooSoon).

Melinda Hill was born in Kansas and raised in Colorado Springs, and fortified her performance career with a theatre scholarship at Wichita State University. She moved to Los Angeles and performed at the famous Groundlings troupe of improv comedy. Her foray into stand-up (described in the Podtalk below) led her to the legendary Comedy Store in L.A., and from there has appeared on stages everywhere. As an actor, she had roles on “Lady Dynamite,” “Reno 911!,” “The Sarah Silverman Program” and as a voice actor in the animated “Adventure Time.” She is appearing in the upcoming film “Love, Weddings & Other Disasters,’ featuring Diane Keaton and Jeremy Irons.

Photo credit: Comedy Dynamics

“Inappropriate” is available now for rental or purchase by clicking here. The lively and dynamic set is based on Hill’s seeker philosophy of correcting past negativities in her life, as well as being whip-smart and hilarious.

In a Podtalk with Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com, comedian Melinda Hill talks about the concept of “Inappropriate” and her origins in stand-up performance.

In Part Two, Melinda delves into the female-centric side of stand-up comedy, including her observations on Louie CK.

Comedy Dynamics presents Melinda Hill in “Inappropriate,” now available for purchase or rental. Click here for her website, and she’s also on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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