Derek Waters

Derek Waters is an actor and comedian who has been featured on Tim & Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, Happy Endings, Hall Pass and created the web-series Drunk History.

Guest Appearances

November 22, 2017

Actor, writer, and director Derek Waters (Drunk History) returns to Who Charted to spread Thanksgiving cheer! Derek discusses the perks of sharing astrologers and deals with not being invited to holiday parties while counting down Billboard’s Top 5 Hip Hop Songs. Then, he helps the gang count down iTunes’ Top 5 Selling Comedy Seasons, and Howard shares long-lost videos of his stand-up past while Kevin’s Hot Picks bring the heat during Two Charted.


This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (code: CHARTED) and MyBookie (code: CHARTED).

August 9, 2016

Join guest host Samm Levine as he sits down with actor/writer/producer Derek Waters (Drunk History, Hall Pass). Derek chats about how he strives to be a mix between Chris Farley and Al Pacino but ultimately is the Chris Gaines of David Faustino.

This episode is sponsored by Fracture.

August 5, 2016

Welcome back to another episode of Homeless But Not Speechless with your hostess with the leastest, Richard Rich aka Richie Rich (Derek Waters)! Enter the dumpster as Richie chats with guests who have been sweet enough to spare some change. This week he is joined by Sandra Hendrix from St. Cloud, Minnesota who has the dream of making her own movie and is asking for listeners for Kickstarter donations. Plus, Traci Reardon stops by to help offer advice on how to make it on the streets to her Twitter followers in another edition of “Help Me, Rhonda.”

This episode is sponsored by Squarespace and Magoosh.

November 6, 2015

Randy and Jason discuss why fans with court side seats should never look away from the game and a baseball player who admits to breaking the rules in hopes of getting a walk. Then, the Sklars welcome Derek Waters of Comedy Central’s Drunk History who speaks about the art of directing the intoxicated, as well as the dark underbelly of backup vocals in the 90’s. Additionally, the gang talks about Dez Bryant’s monkey, a man that’s cool with the gays so long as they’re never around, and the new sport of “joggling.” Lastly, Michael Kotz leaves a voicemail to shed light on growing up with legs in a legless family.

September 2, 2015

Howard and Kulap welcome Derek Waters, of Drunk History, who discusses why a good Morgan Freeman impression should only ever be screamed, as well as what life would be like if Starbucks had a playground area. Additionally, the gang explains why Millenial’s must only watch movies in segments, as they simply have too many other things to focus on. Lastly, Derek explains why the trick to Drunk History has very little to do with how much you drink.

August 31, 2015

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes all of youse (as we said back in the Philadelphia times) back to SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul’s special guest is Derek Waters of Drunk History! They chat about how Derek is brave for making himself get in a deprivation tank, the one time he got a citation for being a witness to beer, and why he chooses to drink with the storytellers on his show Drunk History. Paul is then joined by Carla Cackowski, Marc Evan Jackson, and Colleen Smith to improvise a story set in a Miami Record Store in 1967. And as always, Eban Schletter (only the best) scores it all on piano!

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