Being a Mark For Yourself (with Ron Funches)

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Ron Funches doesn’t suffer from imposter syndrome, and it makes perfect sense, because he’s a truly talented and joyful stand-up comedian, and he knows it! During our conversation, we delve into his relationship with ambition, the art of comedy, and recognizing his successes. It’s no wonder he has unwavering self-belief, he’s done the work. Ron’s deep love for pro-wrestling and how it intertwines with his comedy is such an amazing metaphor for self-investment and pursuing our passions. My mind was blown about ten times during our chat, he was sharing such good wisdom with me that at one point I became speechless. Ron’s standout quote of the episode was, “I am a vessel here to bring joy and I am the motherfu@king $hit!”

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Ron Funches, Elyse Myers

Elyse Myers  00:15

Okay, actually, can you just pretend that you’re listening to a fully complete theme song here, I got really in my head. And I tried to make it perfect. And I couldn’t. So this is going to be the theme song right here. Hello, and welcome to another episode of Funny Cuz It’s True. I’m Elyse Myers. Today I’m joined by actor, writer and comedian Ron Funches. He’s guest starred in a number of TV shows performed on multiple late night shows. And he has his own podcast, we talked about the odd places one can find comedic inspiration and how it’s good to be just a little bit delusional. Not a lot, but a little bit really does help. So two things that are funny because they’re true. Number one, Ron has a laugh that is so infectious, it makes me feel way funnier than I actually am. And number two, there was a point in the interview where he was sharing so much wisdom with me that I actually became speechless. And he kind of took over the interview for me, which is amazing. Okay, let’s get into it. Ron, hello. How are you doing today?

Ron Funches  01:20

I’m doing pretty well today. It’s been good day. Just early day one my parents 10 days. Pretty early.

Elyse Myers  01:28

You have a son, right?

Ron Funches  01:30

I have two sons.

Elyse Myers  01:31

How old are they?

Ron Funches  01:33

20 years old and 15 months.

Elyse Myers  01:35

Oh my gosh, yeah. You’re in it again. You’re like I thought I was out. Nope. We’re right back in at 15 months. Yeah. Is he going through like a sleep regression right now?

Ron Funches  01:45

No, he’s just a lot of teething. He’s just 15 Mama’s little general whining, but very sweet boy.

Elyse Myers  01:54

Well, I’m so grateful. You’re here. I wanted to open up. Because one of the first clips I saw of you was when you were talking from your special about the conspiracy theory thing where you were like, I understand you’re not like a conspiracy theorist, but like, you don’t even believe one like not one of them. And I’m wondering if you have any, like, favorite conspiracy theories that you like to dive into?

Ron Funches  02:18

I think the one easiest and topical one right now is just talking about aliens and the fact that you’re like, Oh, of course, there’s aliens. Why wouldn’t it be aliens, and people will always call you crazy until you and now we all allow those people apologies. I feel like and then it’s still fun because you go and I went and did a show the other day. And I said, like, oh, that person is clearly an alien. Or I was talking about the musician, bad bunny, because he’s does everything and he looks like an alien to me. That’s not a person. That’s an alien. They were like, they were just joking. I was like, no, like, do you forget aliens are real? Like how we get iPads and stuff?

Elyse Myers  03:00

So I know, I asked him about what his favorite conspiracy theory is. But for some reason, I was not prepared to hear a conspiracy theory. Do you? Do you oftentimes like to add things that are kind of current and topical into your sets as you kind of were doing crowd work? Or is that kind of more of a rare thing.

Ron Funches  03:18

I’ve been doing it more lately to make clips. Basically, I was in trying and just thinking about business and my career with the strike going on and stuff and just took it as an opportunity to like, refocus on what I enjoy and stand up. What I loved was that as like, Oh, I’m acting, I’m doing different things. So I can go and do stand up. And if the rooms half empty, doesn’t matter. I’m gonna go back to work on Monday. And then it was like, well, now I don’t have that. And so I should focus on trying to build my fan base build these rooms out in like have, you know, hopefully a full rooms and I was like, the best way that is going right now is that people constantly putting out clips, a lot of crowd work clips and things like that. And I don’t like doing crowd work. I don’t really care about other people while I’m on stage.

Elyse Myers  04:05

That’s the most real take on crowd work I’ve ever heard. Because I know if I would, I would just like stress out so badly if I had to do a bunch of crowd work. Because you just never know, right? You never know how someone’s gonna respond in a moment or what a room’s gonna be like, like, have you ever had crowd work go badly?

Ron Funches  04:22

Oh, you’re too mean, or you hit on something that’s going on or someone has a disease or terminal illness that you don’t know about?

Elyse Myers  04:32

All right, well, new fear unlocked.

Ron Funches  04:34

You know, it can completely turn your show around.

Elyse Myers  04:37

Do you remember one of your first bits or like kind of jokes that like landed really, really well, where you were like, I am killing it?

Ron Funches  04:48

I think the first one where people started being like, Oh, you’re funny or you’re a good joke writer was I just wrote a joke about the differences between Chicago and Oregon and I just talked about how Chicago you’d see all these like drug dealers or gang members and then Oregon you’d be like, Oh, the blackberries are in season and like I just remember other comedians who had grown up like in our just became fans of as I got into comedy, we’re like, oh, that’s a great joke. I’m just remember Reggie Watts when I first met him, he was like, oh, man, that BlackBerry joke he’s like that. So seminal joke. That’s great. And just to hear that from someone like him where I was like, oh my god, okay, I gotta keep going.

Elyse Myers  05:29

Did it take long when you first started your comedy career to feel like you were killing it?

Ron Funches  05:34

I think for a lot of people they have similar story where your first show goes like, what better than your wildest dreams like I just remember being so nervous and and I think a lot of it is just romanticism where I just go back and maybe I probably got a couple chuckles But the fact that I didn’t bomb and people were laughing and when I wanted them to last just gave me this high that I never felt before and I just remembered to this day that I parked my car like just down the street and I’d walk around I just couldn’t find it for like an hour just couldn’t find it because I was so just geeked out on my head.

Elyse Myers  06:13

What is it like for you to craft a set has that evolved over time like from when you first started or you know has it stayed the same like making this like set for stand up.

Ron Funches  06:22

It’s the same but quicker, I find that I try to just kind of stay to my roots of what I enjoy in writing which is a talk about what I love talking about my family talk about whatever is going on my life don’t do much topical stuff find the more that you do it and the more that you put stuff out and you do an hour and you that’s usually one of the biggest fears as a comedian is like you do an hour and you’re worried that you won’t ever have enough material Yeah, thank you find that you have more experience and you know what you’re doing so you end up writing in a quicker fashion. And just for me lately, it’s just been all about just getting deeper into a more authentic that’s basically what my said is right now it’s just truly being authentic in my life less of a people pleaser.

Elyse Myers  07:10

Was that like an intentional shift that you made cuz you just got tired of kind of feeling like you’re pleasing everybody around you?

Ron Funches  07:17

Well, I mean, it’s just a shift in my life. I was married for a while and at a point I didn’t really enjoy it anymore. And it wasn’t feeling authentic to me. And I felt like in some ways that was marrying and my set I started just filling it creep into my work and creep into my life where I was feeling more like a product as opposed to my real self and I think sometimes that’s a trap of gaining some success you know, and getting a little bit of money and being like okay, I want to continue to do whatever it is that you liked about me that loves you to give me money. So when I was getting divorced and trying to be more my authentic self it just now it’s kind of translating on stage, you know?

Elyse Myers  07:58

Yeah. Okay, we have to take a quick break. When we’re back, Ron tells us where he gets inspiration for his comedy. Do you have any, like comedic voices that have spoken a lot into your comedic voice or the way that you tell jokes like any inspiration that you pull from?

Ron Funches  08:30

I went to Amsterdam and Paris for a couple of weeks and like just watched a bunch of documentaries and went to some museums and stoned a bunch in did mushrooms and love that for you washed. Thank you glass and I watched like George Carlin’s documentary and that was very helpful for me because he kind of went through a similar situation not necessarily with a divorce but just where he was finding success and one way in was like not feeling his authentic self and decided to like completely abandon that style accommodate for something that was more authentic to him. So I would say that and I get a lot of my inspiration usually mostly from like music and progress wrestling.

Elyse Myers  09:14

Pro wrestling. I love that do you is does pro wait what like just pro wrestling? Do you watch it and it inspires jokes? Is it you just enjoy the sport? Like I’ve never had anyone answer that before? So I’m so curious.

Ron Funches  09:29

All of it. The answer to that is all of those things. I enjoy the pageantry of it the creating characters and stuff of it. I have written multiple one of my like, I wrote a joke about the rock and how he was like the Beyonce for boys. And it was my last it was great and it was my last special and it was just a thing because I was trying to shop this special around and wasn’t getting a lot of necessarily big interest that I want it and then it was super cool, but because I was like, you know, people kind of dismiss the wrestling thing sometimes, but they forget, like, a lot of people have a history with it. I think even if you don’t like it today, a lot of people grew up with it. And a lot of the biggest stars today come from it. So when I made a joke about rock or my special will be in the Beyonce for boys. And then that’s the clip they use. And then the rock sees it, he decides he wants to retweet it and talk about it suddenly 1000s of dollars, if not hundreds of $1,000 worth of promotion, from one tweet about talking about something I loved.

Elyse Myers  10:32

Yeah, I was not prepared to hear pro wrestling as a place that he finds inspiration for his comedy. But I love this. So much.

Ron Funches  10:39

There was a thing in pro wrestling, which is called like just being a mark for yourself, which is if you get so caught up on your accomplishments, so caught up on winning all these championships, when, in the grand scheme of things, it’s someone else’s decision, like in wrestling is the Booker’s decision on whether or not you get a championship a lot of times in comedy, it is a Booker’s decision or at some network executives decision. And I think sometimes people get caught up in that. And I always like to remember at the end of the day, what comedy my wins are gonna be like, how much time I was able to spend at home with my family, how much freedom I had, how many trips I was able to take, it was able to buy a home and take care of my kids because of jokes.

Elyse Myers  11:24

So for those that don’t know, a mark in professional like TV wrestling, is somebody that buys into the emotion and the characteristics of the storyline and characters of the show that is happening in wrestling. And so this whole idea just was so profound to me that I went home and I couldn’t stop thinking about it. I have not stopped thinking about it. Since me and Ron had this conversation. I love this moment so much. Yeah, that’s honestly, that’s something I’ve said more than anything in my new career as a comedian is, I have I’ve had a baby, like, you know, newborn since this started. And so I always have said, I’m really grateful this kind of happened for me, when I didn’t have the time to do all the things that would be distracting from my actual job. And like, networking is a part of the job. And you get to enjoy all that. And it’s fun, but like, I’m very much in your, you know, train of thought of like I just I want to do enough to be able to be like successful in what I love doing but so that I can be home with my family, like I want to be able to provide for my family so that I can enjoy my time with them. It’s like just refreshing to hear you say that, because I think a lot of the times people can focus so much on being the best that they like, stop being good. Like, you know, they like sometimes being really good is like, just good enough. Like you don’t have to be the absolute best it’s ever been. Yeah. And so it’s just it’s really cool to hear you say that.

Ron Funches  12:48

Thank you. It’s so time consuming and mentally draining to worry about being the best. You know what I mean? Yeah, and especially with comedy, oh my god, like, let’s stand up. Okay. That’s like being the best chess player who knows who that is.

Elyse Myers  13:02

Yeah. So it’s so subjective.

Ron Funches  13:05

Not only subjective, it’s like, I think sometimes, just because, like I love stand up. I mean, this is a lesson I learned long ago, but just because I love stand up comedy. It’s like, oh, my friend, my best friend, Gabe loves comic books. You know, he loves comic books can tell you, by him by tell you runs tell you who wrote this, who drew illustrated that. But like, the average person doesn’t care. They care about the Marvel movies. They care about Spider Man, they care about that. And I remember one day, I was like, when I was worried about being the best and stuff. And I was hitting every mic, I could and stuff. And I was using it to like flirt with girls and was happy. And I was touring with people. And I was like, was trying to hit on this lady. And she was like, I was like, Oh, I’m in comedy. I’m doing pretty good. I open for great people open for John Mulaney sometimes open for his ease. And sorry, sometimes. And this is at the time where like both of these guys are like doing arenas, and especially Aziz, this was like the Randy era of stuff. And so like, he’s like the one of the biggest names in comedy. And so to me, that’s like the biggest name drop, like, I Oh, I know what season sorry. And they just look at me. And they’re like, Who’s that? No, I’m like, oh, you know that. And they go like, Oh, the funny little brown guy on Parks and Recreation. And that, like, hurt my heart and like, at the same time, open my mind so much to where I was like, I remember that moment going like, Oh, no matter how hard I work, I can become the best and when I do I will be just like, oh, that funny black guy on that thing that they know really all it comes down to right is like trying to seek validation from other people where I’m just kind of reaching the point a lot of it is the divorce and stuff where I’m like, I know my value.

Elyse Myers  14:52

I was literally just talking about this last night. I think the further I dive deep into my career and the More of my name is known in the in like niche ways. It’s kind of like what you’re saying where it’s like, either someone will know you very well or they have never heard of you. But there’s like no in between when it comes to being a comedian, which is so funny that the bigger our world has gotten in this, like, the closer my inner circle has had to become, because I just started to really need and seek validation, even from people like on my team or people that are close, but aren’t like family. I started to kind of like rely on validation from them that I was doing a really good job, because I just needed that. And I found like, the more I needed that the more I was, like, let down from people around me because it’s like, I was asking the wrong people. And I literally forgot I had to be confident in what I was doing and know I was doing a good job. And I was just waiting for people because of the nature of how I got started online. It was kind of accidental, it just, it may it forced me to rely so much on somebody telling me I was doing the right thing and doing a good job that I forgot I had to believe that about myself. So it’s, it’s cool to hear you kind of explain that, because I’m going through that right now.

Ron Funches  16:06

At the end of the day, you know, as brutal as it sounds, sometimes you have to always remember like they besides you like what you’re talking about your family, your close circle, like most of these people love you as far as much as much money as you make them. Yeah. And so you have to remember to put yourself first I’m lucky, I’m super blessed, like my manager, and the people around me have always like support it, whatever I want to do. There’s never been like a push until like, you need to go do this, because this is gonna make us the most money. It’s always been about like, where do you want you I like you talked about being here for the long haul. I want to be doing comedy when I’m 7080. So that means I can’t get burnt out and be like, I hate this industry.

Elyse Myers  16:50

Yeah, just me casually holding back tears. Rot is so wise. And like, I just hope that I hope you understand how powerful it is for people that hear that, because that is literally not common. Like, that is not what people receive when they are getting advice about starting a career in entertainment. In general, like you hear you have to be at everything, you have to be available 24/7 You have to grind, you have to take opportunities that don’t pay well. And you and I know that all you have to do all of that. And there is a lot of that in it. But like, there does get to a point where you just have to enjoy this thing you’ve built. And it’s not always about the next thing you do. Sometimes it’s just enjoying where you’re at. And I love that you get to teach your sons that I love that. You know, you get to give that back to your family no matter when it is in the timeline of your family that you learned that you’re getting to give that to them now. And it’s just it’s a very powerful thing. Even for me, I’m sitting here and I’m like just taking mental notes like oh my gosh, this device I needed when I first started. Okay, time for another break. When we come back, we hear about Ron’s vision boards.

Elyse Myers  18:18

I heard that you do like vision boards to like and from your specialty. You talked about it? Is some of this stuff like on your vision board? Like do you have one that you’re working on right now that you have in your house? Or what does that look like?

Ron Funches  18:29

Yeah, of course. I mean, I usually do a little party, every New Years ish, where we have people come over and we work on our boards, and we talk about our goals and have a great time. And so my birthday this year was just really about just returning to my roots and enjoying myself as a person and getting my own. Basically just like remembering why I got into comedy, remembering what I liked, and what I love and having fun. And so I just tried to really enjoy it. I started taking jujitsu that was on my vision board just because I like to do something where I’m like, Oh, I don’t want to do something that’s like for me to gain a skill for money or to like be like, Oh, no, I can do this. Like I just want to gain another skill and I want to feel solid and myself and feel like I can defend my family and and so I’ve been taking jujitsu since the beginning of the year. And that was a beautiful thing because it’s sometimes you forget, right? You know, I’m not old, but I just turned 40 And I just was like, sometimes I think that I found everything that I’m looking for, you know, so I’m like, I love wrestling. I love video games. I love my son’s like, know what I love. But then I tried jujitsu. I was like, Oh, I didn’t know. I didn’t know I love jujitsu. I love jujitsu. I go three times a week now. Wow. Like that’s wild. So it’s just fun to find these new things that you enjoy. And I think that’s part of the freedom of it. as being successful in any capacity is that you should be able to go and enjoy these parts of your life that you wouldn’t necessarily get to do if you were forced to still be at a, you know, a job 8-12 hours a day.

Elyse Myers  20:14

This makes me so happy to hear I think of the art of having a hobby just because it’s so amazing. And I think it’s really easy to lose that in adulthood. So to hear on talk about this makes me really happy. Oh my god, I’m trying to just like, let this sink into my bones. I needed this so bad.

Ron Funches  20:30

We’re recording it.

Elyse Myers  20:33

I’m like, You have no clue how badly I needed these things. You’re just like, I’m just Yeah. Wow. I, I I’m like dumb. I like have no word. It’s I mean, you can,

Ron Funches  20:50

I have question for you.

Elyse Myers  20:52

You can ask any question you want.

Ron Funches  20:54

I mean more about your career, because I don’t know much about your career. And but I like the idea of someone. Because I started comedy, what I consider to be the most traditional route, you know, which is, as am I’m early 20s, and my little son, but didn’t have much else going on for me. And I just open mics and build it do things I went through. And the idea of someone finding it through like, online and gaining popularity and then be like, Oh, because that is interesting to me. Where I had to overcome a lot of rejection. Yeah, and then just build, but to start with, like, approval. Yeah. And then being like, how do I navigate? wanting more approval, but also wanting to like, say whatever I want to say that seems difficult.

Elyse Myers  21:45

It has been yeah, it has been very, very interesting. I was a web developer and I started making content online, just storytelling, and I finally decided to be a content creator, because it just made more sense financially for my family. And it allowed me to, you know, be home more, but it is exactly what you said. It was like starting with this immediate, like favor and acceptance, and then working backwards, because then I had to decide very, very quickly. Is this like my baseline of just like millions of people like loving me, like how do you? How do you like feel like a normal person after that kind of like immediate favor from people? Do you know what I mean? Like it was like, really shocking. And I had to very quickly decide what my, what I wanted my job to look like what opportunities I wanted to take, how to filter opportunities, how to balance it all how to not like get lost in it and feel way more important than I actually was, it was just so much and I finally feel like I have figured out how to like be very sober and like grounded in it with my family. So now we’ve kind of I’ve gotten into the driver’s seat now and I’m not reacting to you know, opportunities, but I’m seeking them out. I’m creating them, but it comes with this idea that like I always feel like I’m an imposter and I’m wondering if you still feel that way if that’s the nature of the job or if if no you’re like I’m not mourn for this.

Ron Funches  23:09

No, not at all. Not one not one but now one single bit do I feel like an impostor No, it’s not just you I understand that I understand it took work for me to get there but it just was enough. Enough victories yeah, like I think when my favorite rappers is Don Tripp please underground rapper people won’t know you don’t need to know that name. But look him up if you want to. And he had this line I really enjoy where he just like I I call I carve out my successes and stone and my failures and sand and I was just like that’s such a profound way to look at things and I do I think there’s a balance between like having an ego and be like I did this and that but like what I like to use is is it as armor if people are you know mean our telling you when someone who you know never did comedy and doesn’t but they they’re just like you suck and like you get enough of that you’re like maybe I kind of saw but then I have enough armor being like Well Oh no, I have this like placard so they go on and I have this thing that said I did this I have I remember this moment when comedian that I love so that I’m one of the best like it just becomes enough armor. If I believe in myself then it feels like I’m capable of more than just like.

Elyse Myers  24:38

I’ve well I’ve literally felt my imposter syndrome and anxiety through that literally get in the way of me doing my job like I had been hired for things that I’m on a set trying to do the thing that other people know I could do because they’re just like they saw me do it and they’re like great would you do that for us? You know and then I’m I will be in an opportunity and it’s like I I have convinced to myself and taking myself out of the running for this before I even started, but it actually is so detrimental to my career for me not to believe that I can do this. Because then it makes me not actually able to do things that I am able to do. And so yeah, it’s crazy.

Ron Funches  25:15

At the end of the day, it’s just a waste of time and it detrimental to the process, especially what I do. I do a lot of acting and a lot of hosting and stuff. So if I were to sit there and being worried that I don’t belong there, it’s just taking up time, you know, on the crew, we’re here, I might as well do it. I can feel that way. Maybe later. And, um, don’t mean this act like I just always had this. I used to feel like that for sure. I used to get on stage. And to me, like every show was like a bank robbery where I was just like, let me see, like get in and out of here before they realize I’m not funny.

Elyse Myers  25:53

Yeah, that’s the perfect way to describe it. Yeah, like I tricked them.

Ron Funches  25:57

Yeah, kick them again. Which gave trigger a lot of people.

Elyse Myers  26:02

Oh, my God, I can’t even tell you last night. I was like, I asked, I looked at my husband. And I said, Do you really think I am the person that you think I am? Or do you think I’m just like tricking everyone, like, because I just got in this deep spiral of like, maybe I’m actually tricking me to like, do you don’t I mean, you just question yourself for no reason. It just came out of nowhere. And he was like, Oh, I know you pretty well. Like, I think that you’re just great. It was really sweet. But it was funny. I just yeah, I wonder spiral.

Ron Funches  26:37

I think it’s okay to be delusional. Okay, perfect. Why not? Yeah, I was, yeah, I’ve lived in places that have the high end spectrum for both. I lived in Portland, Oregon, which was super high apathy, and lack of feeling like you could do anything and that and you had to overcome that. And I always hated that feeling. It just was self defeating all the time. And then I moved to Los Angeles, and you see the exact opposite. You see all these people who believe in themselves so much, sometimes to the point where it’s very annoying.

Elyse Myers  27:13

You’re like, you should believe in yourself less.

Ron Funches  27:17

Yeah, right. You think that but at the end of the day, like what’s what’s better for them? If you believe that and you’re hitting it like to me, that’s what I mean, I used to live I was working at a bank call center had a two year old son with autism. I didn’t have to do comedy. And I was like, I believe I can headline shows. I believe I can end up acting on network television. That’s delusional Out work that delusion.

Elyse Myers  27:46

Yeah. It’s like a fake it till you make it manifestation kind of a thing.

Ron Funches  27:52

It’s a little bit I mean, it’s not like I was like, I’m on a show. I don’t, ya know, it wasn’t like, I’m gonna get but I just, I don’t know, I just believed him. I guess it was more of a why not?

Elyse Myers  28:04

I just need a tattoo on my body that says it’s okay to be a delusional favorite shirt, all of it? Is there anything that you do, like daily or before a show, if you do start to feel those things that like, you aren’t meant to be here? Or that you’re, you know, robbing a bank? Again? Like, is there any kind of practice you put into practice? What do you do?

Ron Funches  28:29

I mean, overall, the my main thing is, I just try to have my life and my stage life be as close as possible. So. And I’m lucky to be in a position where I can work with mostly my friends and stuff. So I travel with a lot of my friends and makes it easier. And we’re hanging out together listening to music, I have them the club or wherever I’m performing play playlists of whatever music I’m currently enjoying. So it’s like walking into my home, basically, just hearing the same music, I love hanging out with my friends, we bring video games with us. And so it tries to have a little separation between stage in life as possible. That’s that, I think really helps that. And then just I also have a mantra that I tend to do that and they’ve changed over time. One of which was, I think, more impostor syndrome. Basically, I use my first mantra, I’ll tell you was that I know that these abilities are not from me or within me, but run through me, please allow me to go out there and perform to the best of my abilities. And to me, that was a fine monitor for that time, but it really is taken away a lot of self ownership of what I can do. And so my new motto which I partially I stole from my friend, my best friend gave, he was telling me what his mantra was. It was just that he says that his mantra was, I’m a vessel of light and I’m here to spread joy. And I was like, Oh, I love that. So I’m gonna say do that, but I’m gonna add my little flair to it. So my current mantra if I’m not feeling is just like, Oh, I’m vessel like, I’m here to spread joy, and I’m the motherfucking shit.

Elyse Myers  30:15

Oh my god, that is powerful. I love that so much. That is like the grit the greatest way to end this conversation is just that. Oh my god. Oh my gosh, okay, Ron, this is it has been so good to meet you. I am just so grateful for like your wisdom and like, I feel like you just encouraged me for like a straight hour. I feel you are an incredible human being.

Ron Funches  30:38

Oh, thank you. That’s a beautiful compliment. I mean, I just we were just talking.

Elyse Myers  30:44

Like, this is a normal day for me. I’m like, this is the best conversation in my life. All right, thank you so much for listening to my conversation with Ron. Make sure you check out his podcast getting better with Ron Funches. And if you like this show, give us a rating and a review. It helps other people find us. All right. Thank you so much. We’ll see you next week. Bye. There’s more Funny Cuz It’s True with Lemonada Premium, get access to all of Lemonada’s premium content, including my five questions with Chris Olsen, which aired last Friday. Subscribe now and Apple podcasts. Funny Cuz It’s True is a Lemonada Media and Powderkeg production. The show is produced by Claire Jones, Zoe Dennis and […], our associate producer is Tiffany Buoy. Rachel Neil is our senior director of new content and our VP of weekly production is Steve Nelson. Executive Producers are Stephanie Wittels Wachs, Jessica Cordova Kramer, Paul Feig, Laura Fisher, […] and me Elyse Myers. The show is mixed by Johnny Evans, additional help from Noah Smith and Ivan Kuraev. Our theme song music was written by me and scored by Xander Singh. Follow Funny Cuz It’s True wherever you get your podcast or listed ad free on Amazon music with your prime membership.

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