Today’s episode is about a beautiful book on the life of an immigrant Indian-American family, interspliced with Dave and Kellen’s thoughts on the classic film The Land Before Time. We discuss the role of literature in building empathy for experiences unlike your own, and we also sing the classic song If We Hold On Together from The Land Before Time. Plus, Dave still wants you to buy his book so that he can accumulate immeasurable wealth and Kellen finally gets a laugh for his first public joke.
Kellen Erskine has appeared on Conan, Comedy Central, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, NBC's America's Got Talent, and the Amazon Original Series Inside Jokes. He has garnered over 100 million views with his clips on Dry Bar Comedy. In 2018 he was selected to perform on the “New Faces” showcase at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, Quebec. Kellen was named one of TBS's Top Ten Comics to Watch in 2017. He currently tours the country www.KellenErskine.com
David Vance's videos have garnered over 1 billion views. He has written viral ads for companies like Squatty Potty, Chatbooks, and Lumē, and sketches for the comedy show Studio C. His work has received two Webby Awards, and appeared on Conan. He currently works as a writer on the sitcom Freelancers.