"You're going to die one day. Why not fill this Point A to that Point B with as much laughter and joy as you can, and cut away all the other nonsense?" - Steve Lemme
Stand Up comedian, Actor, Writer, Producer, and Podcaster, Steve Lemme, shares his creative journey and life-changing moments on The Brink of Midnight Podcast.
Steve Lemme has an incredible comeback story of self-realization. Born and raised in New York, Steve's father was an immigrant who hustled to realize the American dream and his mother worked as an educator at an elite prep school, where Steve was able to attend. His formative years were a juxtaposed experience and he quickly fell into bad habits, the world of drugs and alcohol, and, in his own words "being a punk". Dramatic moments of coming to realize his potential, develop his confidence, and come full circle with his father's immigrant story finally put Steve on the path to applying himself and he hasn't looked back. Through ups and downs, he's managed to carve out a unique comedic and creative path with his fellow Broken Lizard comedy team, writing and acting in movies (Super Troopers, Beerfest, Club Dread, The Slammin' Salmon, and Puddle Cruiser), doing stand up across the country, hosting a top podcast (Chewin' It), and starring in shows on Netflix and Comedy Central.
Steve's story reminds us that it's never too late to realize we can change our lives at any moment!
STEVE'S WORDS OF WISDOM
"Don't judge a man by how he acts when he's up, judge him by how he acts when he's down."
"I would have given up a long time ago if it wasn't for what my father taught me."
"It takes courage to go out on a limb."
"If you believe in yourself fully, there is nothing you can't do."
"You're going to die one day. Why not fill this Point A to that Point B with as much laughter and joy as you can, and cut away all the other nonsense?"
STEVE'S PROJECTS + CHARITABLE WORK
Super Troopers 2: The sequel to the comedy crime film Super Troopers releases April 20, 2018. Written by and stars the Broken Lizard comedy team.
Broken Lizard Comedy Group is a five-man comedy, film-making group, devoted to intense sunshine, Floridian deep tissue massage, and the advanced study of keeping it realism. During our travels, they made Super Troopers, Beerfest, Club Dread, The Slammin' Salmonand Puddle Cruiser.
Chewin' It Podcast with Kevin and Steve (Nerdist)
** Listen to John's interview on Chewin It HERE
Fat Man, Little Boy (Netflix)
Below the Belt with Kevin Heffernan & Steve Lemme (Comedy Central)
Shjon Podein Children's Foundation (Team 25) improves the quality of life and create an environment of caring and community support for children facing extraordinary difficulties in their lives. The children, their families, our board and volunteers, sponsors, and celebrities all work together in our efforts to accomplish this mission.
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Closing song, "Down The Road" (Chrystyna Marie)
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