Sup Doc: A Documentary Podcast
74 - WE JAM ECONO w Nick Stargu
Nov 13, 2017 · 1 hr 18 min
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To know Nick Stargu (or DJ Real) is to love him! Nick is a friend of the show (he appeared in character on our LIVE Sketchfest episode 2 years ago) and is a very talented comedian and musician. Nick brought to us We Jam Econo the revealing doc that looks back at the history of the influential 1980s punk band the Minutemen. We also get into music, tech, Nick's formation of the DJ Real act, Paco's bands, George's jam with Mike Watt, Andy Kaufman and more!

We Jam Econo: The Story of the Minutemen, is a full-length 2005 documentary about the influential 1980s punk rock band Minutemen, created by director Tim Irwin and producer Keith Schieron.

Nick Stargu is a musician, comedian, writer and filmmaker who is best known for his multimedia / musical comedy act, DJ REAL, which has been featured at Comedy Central’s Colossal Clusterfest, Outside Lands, San Francisco Sketchfest, Bridgetown Comedy Festival and more! Nick also performs as Imaginary Radio with comedy partner, Drennon Davis.

He is an audio producer, composer and sound designer at Audible’s comedy division. He has written the theme songs for “Bedtime Stories for Cynics” (w/Nick Offerman), “Hold On with Eugene Mirman”, “Limelight” and more. He co-produced the audio series McSweeney’s Internet Tendencies, and has worked on the production of a number of shows including “Wedlock with Kurt Braunohler and Lauren Cook” and most recently “Dr. Katz: The Audio Files”.

He also, currently co-produces San Francisco’s premiere weirdo multimedia show, Talkies, where he has premiered live audience interactive virtual reality experiences, characters and short films. He produced the hit live show, Pitch!, in San Francisco, where guest comics pitched ideas for movies, inventions, video games and more. He also co-produced the monthly storytelling show, Shit Creek, at Lost Weekend Video with comedians Mary Van Note and Jessse Fernandez.

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