My Opening Line
Hosts Keith and Chemda (of Keith and The Girl) ask comedian friends and performers about their first time on stage. Listen to popular comics telling embarrassing stories of their first performances as they share some of their most terrible opening lines, awkward executions, and epic fails.
About the Hosts
Hosts Keith Malley and Chemda began the show Keith and The Girl in March of 2005. Known as the pioneers of podcasting, Keith and Chemda have been hosting their show for over 13 years and Keith and The Girl is the podcast with the most episodes ever released.
Keith and The Girl has a loyal following and they keep growing their listenership with a show that delivers honest straight talk and hilarity at the same time. Past guests include Marc Maron, Doug Stanhope, Gilbert Gottfried, Phoebe Robinson, Ilana Glazer, Adam Conover, Franchesca Ramsey, Kevin McDonald, Eugene Mirman, Tom Scharpling, Hannibal Buress, Andrew W.K., and many others.
The show has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Mashable, Playboy, Maxim, and the covers of The Village Voice and Time Out NY, among others.
In 2018, The Keith and The Girl Network and Starburns Industries joined in a collaboration to bring you My Opening Line, a show where Keith and Chemda interview comedians about their first time on stage.