RECENT INTERVIEWS

A is for Alcoholic Podcast

A is for Alcoholic Podcast

 

Sept, 2021: I talked with John about making comics, creativity and sobriety, and more! John's got such a soothing voice that I bet you'll wanna listen to more of these. They've also got hundreds of episodes about recovery topics, so consider liking and subscribing, for real!

This Is Not Advice with Erin Conlon | Podcast

 

Aug, 2021: I talked with my friend Erin Conlon -- Executive Life Coach, Recovering Lawyer, Comedian, and Entrepreneur -- about what's next for Sober Rabbit, the pandemic, and success (or lack thereof)! Erin's podcast is super positive and funny and I loved talking with her! 

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12 Questions Podcast | Podcast

 

January, 2021: I talked with my buds Dave Yates and Anna Valenzuela on their EXCELLENT podcast about recovery. We talk about grief, comedy, etc. Subscribe if you want to hear more people (sober and not) talk about living healthier lives.

A Quick Chat with the Unemployed Alcoholic | Podcast

 

July, 2020: I talked with Aaron Sorrels about sobriety, living in Chicago during a pandemic, and my goals for this cursed year.

Cody Talks to Strangers | Podcast

 

June, 2020: I talked to Cody Bear in Memphis about Chicago weather, the Memphis comedy scene and entitled rats.

Radio One Chicago presents Live From The Lair | Podcast

 

February 2020: Pat and Jeannine interviewed me about getting sober, comedy in Chicago, Sober Rabbit, and more.

COMEDY COVERAGE

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Serenity Now! creates a sober space for performers in a booze-filled industry 

 Brianna Wellen / Chicago Reader

Stand-up Whitney Wasson wanted to create a healthier environment for people in recovery from alcoholism and drug addiction.

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Recovering Space: Five Ways to be Inclusive of Sober Theater Artists 

Em Haverty / Scapi Magazine

 

"Comic Whitney Wasson has taken to creating a sober performance space by producing the variety show SERENITY NOW! at The Crowd Theater. 

Recovering Space: Five Things Sober Theater Artists Wish They Knew Earlier On 

Em Haverty / Scapi Magazine

 

"Wasson’s completely-sober variety show SERENITY NOW gives space for performers in recovery in a non-bar setting."
 

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Strip Joker encourages body positivity through comedy and nudity

Brianna Wellen

Comedians talk about their bodies while showing as much (or as little) as they like during the stand-up showcase.

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Strip Joker: Comedy and Nudity for Body Positivity | Jera Brown

Comedians talk about their bodies while showing as much (or as little) as they like during the stand-up showcase.

Meet Whitney Wasson in Uptown | Staff

 

A profile in which I talk about the genesis of YOU WON and getting started in comedy.

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Comedians Weigh In: Is Our Culture Becoming Hyper Sensitive? | Staff

I'm one of several comedians talking about whether or not comedy audiences are becoming hypersensitive. (Spoiler: They aren't.)

Comedy Competition Roars with Laughter | Theresa Niemczyk

After winning the competition the year before, I hosted the competition at the University of Arkansas.