Thursday, August 16, 2018

#143 - Trey Moe Talks How to Book a Sold-Out Tour, Money Negotiating Tips, The Must Know Evolution of Social Media Strategy




Trey Moe lands our longest interview yet with with almost two hours of insight on his formula for going viral and how it's evolved since his first internet hit almost ten years ago, difference between followers and a following, and how to book your own sold-out comedy tour.

Must Hear Moments:
  • Following vs. Followers
  • Booking a tour independently
  • Negotiating rates with bookers
  • Finding the right venue
  • How to write a contract
  • Comedy club etiquette
  • Finding your weapons in comedy
  • Creating a winning business strategy
  • Building the right team
  • Help vs. Team
  • Setting the right goals for you
Quotable Quotes:
  • “Consistency is king.”
  • “You may have 1 million followers but no following. I found my core following and doubled down.”
  • “Comedians need to find self-perspective before they can build a perspective on stage.”
  • “I always try to stay 5 steps ahead.”
  • “Every regular year is four internet years.”
  • “You’re only as good as an algorithm.”
  • “We’re trained to be funny, but not make money.”
  • “You make a quarter for every dollar you make in Hollywood.”
  • “I’m looking to collect all the stones like my man in Avengers and then sell-out Madison Square Garden.”
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Monday, August 6, 2018

#142 - Desi Banks: Building 2 Million Followers, Social Media Hacks, Instagram Algorithms + MORE



Desi Banks has built a 2 million+ online following at the young age of 25. This episode is all about how he has built this influence and how you can do the same. You'll want to take lots of notes on this one. Enjoy!

Listeners can expect to learn in detail about:
  • Building a 2 million+ following across all social media platforms
  • Social media strategy
  • How to schedule your posts
  • Top comic mistakes on social media
  • The importance of a good caption
  • How to build a winning team
  • Life outside of social media
  • Hacking the social media algorithm
  • TV vs. Social Media
  • Filming your own sitcom
Quoteworthy Quotes:
  • "The major comic mistake online is consistency in posting."
  • "Production quality matters on social media."  
    "You've gotta know WHEN and WHAT to post."
  • "I thought I was going to the league!"
  • "If you can do more with less, when you get more you can do anything." 
  • “Getting to this level, you need a team. You can’t do it by yourself.”
  • “Comedians are so worried about going viral, but what they really need to worry about is finding their niche.”
  • “Twitter is my test. I post it there first to see if it’s worth posting everywhere else.”
  • “The whole time I was filming I thought, this is what Eddie Murphy went through.”
  • “If you can do more with less, when you get more you can do anything.”
  • “Consistency is key. You can’t just put one video out per week and think that’s enough.”
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Monday, July 30, 2018

#141 - Bo Burnham & Elsie Fisher - How to Conquer Anxiety, Movie Audition Tips, YouTube Fame + MORE



Bo Burnham and Elsie Fisher are both educational and entertaining in this action packed interview covering everything from how they deal with anxiety, behind the scenes stories from the set of their new movie Eighth Grade, and their honest feelings about YouTube fame.

Listeners can expect to learn in detail about:
  • How to conquer anxiety
  • Why Eighth Grade movie was shot like VR
  • Elsie's shocking audition story
  • How Eighth Grade movie came to be
  • How to get cast in a Hollywood movie
  • Working with Producer Scott Rudin
  • Chris Rock vs. Elsie Fisher
  • Bo's script writing process
  • The pitfalls of YouTube fame
  • Bo Burnham vs. John Hughes
Quoteworthy Quotes:
  • "I've always said Elsie and Chris Rock are very similar."
  • "Prepare for your audition or you won't get it."
  • “Hard work is super rare and very valuable."
  • “Create stuff that makes you happy.”
  • “The dinner scene took all day and 30 takes to get right. So by the end I was actually annoyed!”
  • “When we made this film, we thought America could blow up any day.”
  • “I’m being forced to describe how my own script is cool. I have no idea!”


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Monday, July 16, 2018

#140 - Tyler Chronicles talks Winning Crowd Work Tricks, Hosting Tips, Pitfalls of Performing High + MORE



Tyler Chronicles returns to Hot Breath! days before moving to LA to film a starring role on BossipTV. His first interview (#92) reveals his comedy vision board and a year later it has all come true! Listen to learn how to create your own winning game plan along with helpful stand-up comedy tips and fun stories of performing on Wild n Out.

Listeners can expect to learn in detail about:
  • How to do crowd work
  • Hosting tips and tricks
  • Pitfalls of performing comedy high
  • Performing on Wild n Out
  • Celebrity stories from Wild n Out
  • Moving to LA for comedy
  • Starring on a TV show
  • Creating a comedy vision board
  • How to become a headlining comedian
  • How to get paid doing comedy
Top Quotes:
  • “Stand-up prepares you for everything. Writing, directing, editing is all part of the job.”
  • “In entertainment, I never feel out of place because I am able to do stand-up.”
  • “I will move to LA when I get moved there.”
  • “Believe in Your Funny”
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Monday, July 9, 2018

#139 - Jacob Williams Shares How to Book Colbert, Conquering Stage Fright, Comedy Psychology



Jacob Williams has a self-made comedy resume ranging from performing on Late Night with Stephen Colbert to 8 seasons on Wild n Out and viral videos from America’s Got Talent. This rare interview with Jacob is an inspirational testament to what being funny can get you in show business. All of his success has boomed from being funny on the right stage at the right time. I hope comedians will hear this and stop overthinking “success” and just focus on getting funny first!

Listeners can expect to learn in detail about:
  • How to deal with stage fright
  • Pre-show rituals
  • Dealing with depression
  • How to get fame without a manager
  • Getting booed on stage
  • Booking Late Night with Stephen Colbert
  • Life at MTV's Wild n Out
  • How a psychology degree can help your comedy
  • Playing to your strengths
  • Prepping a set for Colbert
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Monday, July 2, 2018

#138 - Laughing Skull Booker Andrew George Reveals Top Comic Mistakes, How to Get Booked + MORE


Andrew George is Laughing Skull's booker and festival producer revealing everything you've ever wanted answers about getting booked at one of the country's top comedy clubs. Listen to discover the roadmap to comedy success covering topics ranging from:
  • Most common mistakes comedians make when trying to get booked.
  • The professional email template to getting booked.
  • How to film your festival submission.
  • What the industry is looking for.
  • Comedy Writing Tips.
  • Advice from legendary comics.
  • Networking guidelines.
  • What it’s like being a comedian and also booking comedians.
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

#137 - "Stan Pearson II Shares How Comedians Can Quickly Make Real Money Beyond Comedy"



Stan Pearson II is an award winning speaker and motivational comedian with a masterclass on how you can brand yourself to success. This is not a cheesy gimmick. Stan has over a decade worth of insights from his career in public speaking that translates perfectly to the comedy world. His tips on stage performance techniques and business insights will change your entire approach to comedy. He's learned these skills the hard way so you don't have to. Enjoy!

Listeners can expect to learn in detail about:
  • How to make money in comedy
  • Effective Marketing Tips
  • How to brand yourself
  • Doing corporate comedy
  • Why comedians aren't good at business
  • Goal setting insights
  • Getting hired outside of comedy
  • Behavioral psychology and comedy
  • The value of daily routines
  • Performing at colleges
Top Quotes:
  • “My goal is to understand how people operate at their core.”
  • "If people like you, they will pay more for the same service."
  • "Focus on one thing at a time."
  • "My book is my business card. No one throws away a book."
  • "Live life as if anyone is a potential client."
    
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