Comedian and writer Dana Gould: “I don’t have a lot of successes, but I have the world’s most interesting failures”

Dana Gould of 'Stan Against Evil' poses during 2016 New York Comic Con - Day 1 on October 6, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Stand-up comedian, writer and actor Dana Gould joins Justin to talk about his career, the memories he has of performing in Chicago, his relationship with Chicago legend Svengoolie, his latest comedy album, “Mr. Funny Man,” how he develops material to put on a record,  the comedians who have influenced his act, making a transition from stand-up comedy to writing for television shows like “The Simpsons” and “Parks and Recreation,” the upcoming second season of his hit IFC show, “Stan Against Evil” and his upcoming shows at Zanies in Rosemont.

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