Vulture’s This Week in Comedy Podcasts- The Need to Fail
Vulture highlights Anthony Atamanuik’s visit to The Need to Fail with Don Fanelli as one of the most noteworthy podcasts of the week.
When — if? — the day comes when we can finally pull back and examine the comedy that took aim at the rotting, stinking dead rat in the drywall that is Trump’s America, Anthony Atamanuik’s cynically sinister The President Show will stand out as its artistic peak. But it took decades of failure and self-sabotage, including some pretty harrowing years in L.A. battling drug and sex addiction, for him to learn how to handle not just being a successful comedian, but a normal human being at that.