Episode 37 — Cary Goff — An Original Gangster of Asheville Comedy
Comedian Cary Goff joins Jason on this episode of Learning To Fail Podcast to talk about life, parenting and the Asheville Comedy Scene. Cary is one of Asheville's most beloved and appreciated comedians. He's been performing locally since the scene was in its infancy and now runs the quintessential weekly open mic that defines Asheville's comedy community. It's the one time, every week, when just about every comedian shows up to showcase their newest material and see their friends. Jason and Cary talk about how their home scene has evolved, changed, grown and where it might be going. This is a fun interview for anyone interested in any kind of local comedy or community, and a must-listen for all Asheville comedians.
Cary is a writer and comedian out of Asheville, NC. He performs around the South East. He’s showcased in the Laugh Your Asheville Off Festival, been a finalist in the Port City Comedy Competition and a semi-finalist in the Carolina’s Funniest Stand-Up Comic Competition.
He has enjoyed performing with comedians such as Joe DeRosa, Rory Scovel, Joe Zimmerman, Doug Stanhope, Tom Segura and Jarrod Harris, among others.
Since 2010, Cary has produced shows under “Disclaimer Comedy” with fellow comedian Tom Scheve and helps run the the popular weekly show in downtown Asheville, Disclaimer Stand-up Lounge, the Saturday night show Preview Comedy at Carolina Cinemas as well as the Disclaimer Comedy Short Video Competition.