Episode 32: Vic Meyers
Vic Meyers was a successful band leader and vaudeville entertainer. His joke candidacy for Seattle mayor led to a career in politics and a five time stint as Lieutenant Governor.
Jim Stewart Allen is a stand up who found his comedic groove and voice in Bellingham, Washington while getting his history degree at Western Washington University. He now performs all over the Pacific Northwest, delighting audiences with his excitement and enthusiasm. Hell bent on making the strangest of topics hilarious to everyone, you can usually hear Jim ranting about 18th century battle tactics, NFL punters, and even the ever so famous educational computer game, “The Oregon Trail.” Jim has performed in the 2014 Seattle International Comedy Competition, and his historical video recently won “fan favorite” in Comedy Central’s Drunk History video competition. He is a featured comedian on RooftopComedy.com and you can hear his podcast, “Historiography!” on iTunes.