Tuesday, December 4, 2018

#159 - Tierra Burrell: Eating Healthy on the Road, What Your Poop Should Look Like, + MORE




Tierra Burrell is back for her second interview to share health tips on everything from what your poop should look like to creating healthy habits and eating clean on the road. The health industry sells a lot of snake oil but Tierra is the real deal and shares real health tips for anyone wanting to live a healthier life. Enjoy!
Listeners will learn:
  • How to eat healthy on the road
  • Food prep tips
  • Developing emotional intelligence
  • The good, better, best strategy
  • The truth about poop
  • How to conquer sugar cravings
  • Selling a service vs. selling a product
  • Building a connected audience
  • Self talk
  • Finding authenticity
Hear Tierra's First Interview:
https://audioboom.com/posts/6331028-101-tangible-health-tips-with-tierra-burrell

Tierra's Website:
https://tgg-tierra-goes-green.myshopify.com/

Tierra's Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/tierragoesgreen/?hl=en

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Monday, November 26, 2018

#158 - Caleb Synan (2015) - Moving to LA, Booking Last Comic Standing, Religion and Comedy


Caleb Synan first interview from 2015 explores his past as a local preacher’s kid with a southern gentleman’s charm. At just 23 years old, this young gun has already made a name for himself as a finalist of The Laughing Skull Festival, a featured guest on the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom Show, and now Last Comic Standing. His rise to fame is documented with humility as we discuss his arc from homeschooled preacher’s kid to college drop-out chasing a comedy dream. Wake up and tune in to this inspirational tale of faith.

Listeners will learn about:
  • Comedy Festivals
  • Booking Last Comic Standing
  • How to get booked at clubs
  • Email etiquette
  • Preachers vs. Comedians
  • Growing up as preacher's kid
  • Being genuine on stage
  • Being homeschooled
  • Networking the comedy hierarchy
  • The business of comedy


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#157 - Caleb Synan: Booking Conan Twice, Networking Tips, Finding Your Voice



Caleb is back for his second interview with us to reveal how's been able to book Conan twice, get into Just For Laughs, and navigate the comedy hierarchy of LA. Did I mention all of this happened in three years? Listen to learn how!

Listeners Will Learn About:
  • The comedy grind of LA
  • Performing on Conan
  • How to book a TV Show
  • Going to Just for Laughs
  • Networking Tips
  • Setting goals and achieving them
  • Finding your voice on stage
  • Writing for TV shows
  • The success mindset
  • The power of comedy festivals
Hear Caleb's First Interview:
https://audioboom.com/posts/3493660-2-caleb-synan-l-a-is-where-the-devil-lives
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#156 - Amber Nash: Booking Archer without Audition, Voiceover Work Tips, Diversifying Your Comedy Resume



Amber Nash has been working on Archer 10 seasons now and shares all the fun, the sad, and the business of being in the comedy game so long. This interview is a road map for comedians looking to diversify their portofolio and develop multiple comedy skills that lead to more bookings and opportunities.

Listeners will learn:
  • Getting Archer without an audition
  • Creating characters
  • Breaking into voiceover industry
  • Finding your character voice
  • Improv vs stand up comedians
  • How comics can learn new comedy skills
  • Working on Archer
  • Behind the Scenes of voice over work
  • Pitching to tv networks
  • Atlanta comedy

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Amber Nash Links:
https://www.youtube.com/user/DadsGarageTV
https://www.instagram.com/ambercnash/?hl=en
https://twitter.com/ambercnash
http://www.hartofamerica.com/

Joel Byars Links:
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#155 - Nick Gibbons: Working at Adult Swim, How to Pitch TV Shows, Finding Your Uniqe Comedy Voice




I recorded this interview on an early morning at Adult Swim Studios. Nick Gibbons has been working at Adult Swim for over ten years and in the comedy game for over twenty years. What’s so motivating about this interview is Nick’s ability to create success his way by doing and learning instead of wishing. This is the perfect interview for any comics hoping to one day get on TV. Nick proves it’s possible without having to compromise your creative voice. Enjoy!

Listeners will learn about:
  • Behind the scenes of Adult Swim
  • How to pitch a TV show
  • Getting a show on Adult Swim
  • The difference between doing and wishing
  • Learning from every failure
  • The mentality of a comedian
  • Doing work without people asking
  • How to stand out in a crowded comedy world
  • Why some shows fail
  • The value of work ethic

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Roy Wood Jr. Episode:
https://audioboom.com/posts/5280043-63-roy-wood-jr-father-figure
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Nick Gibbons Social Media:
https://www.facebook.com/nicknickgibbons
https://twitter.com/NickGibbons
Nick Gibbons Research:
https://www.youtube.com/user/radioactivecrotch
http://channel101.wikia.com/wiki/Nick_Gibbons
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0316581/
https://www.ucbcomedy.com/user/2602

Monday, October 29, 2018

#154 - Manu Muraro: The Comedian Social Media Cheat Sheet, Getting Engaged Followers, IGTV + MORE



Manu is back to update the Hot Breathiverse on all that has changed in social media since her first interview over a year ago. She is a guru on the topic and someone you will want to follow and learn from on your own social media accounts. Take notes and enjoy!

Listeners will learn:
  • How she went from 700 to 7K followers in one year
  • Why you shouldn’t buy followers
  • Using social media as a promotional platform
  • How to convert followers to customers
  • Instagram story strategies
  • Why the number of followers doesn’t matter
  • The right content for IGTV
  • Planning your IG posts to save time
  • How comics can use IG Live for promotion
  • Why you should stop comparing your account to to others

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Hear Manu's first interview here:
https://audioboom.com/posts/6091559-91-hacking-social-media-with-yoursocialteam

Manu's Social Media:
https://www.instagram.com/yoursocialteam/
https://www.facebook.com/weareyoursocialteam
https://twitter.com/yoursocial_team

Manu's Website:
http://www.yoursocial.team/


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#153 - Ali Siddiq Returns (Kinda) : Throwback Episode #73




This is our first throwback episode and we picked one of our most popular guests ever, Ali Siddiq. After his second interview (linked below), many of you reached out about how and where to hear his first. Well after some confusing back and forth messages, I decided to post it here for your convenience. Even if you have heard this interview before, you are guaranteed to hear new knowledge this time around. I appreciate all of your feedback and support in requesting this episode. Enjoy!


Ali's Second Interview:
https://audioboom.com/posts/7026926-150-ali-siddiq-why-you-suck-at-comedy-taping-a-comedy-central-special-comedy-gimmicks


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Ali Siddiq's Website:
https://www.alisiddiq.com/
Ali Siddiq's Behind These Bars Comedy Special:
http://www.cc.com/episodes/3o0ox9/stand-up-specials-ali-siddiq--it-s-bigger-than-these-bars-season-1-ep-101

Monday, October 15, 2018

#152 - Tamra Goins | Agents vs. Managers, Business Protocol for Comics, Taping a TV Reel



Tamra Goins is one of comedy's most powerful players titled the Head of Comedy at Innovative Artists in LA. This is her first podcast and she holds nothing back in this business masterclass all comics should hear. Takes notes and share the knowledge.

Must Hear Moments:
  • Top comic business mistakes
  • Getting a business LLC
  • Why or why not you need an agent
  • When it's time to get an agent
  • The difference between agents and managers
  • How to tape a TV reel
  • Creating your goals in comedy
  • The value of social media followers
  • The value of living in LA instead of your hometown
  • Being more than just funny in show business
Quotable Quotes:

"The agent relationship is very transactional. A manager's relationship is more strategy" (7.30)
"It's not just about how many followers you have but how much engagement does each post get?" (11.20)
"Living in LA provides more valuable networking opportunities to happen that your hometown cant's provide." (12.50)
"Make sure if you don't have a website, your facebook page has all your information." (20.25)
"There's more things to just being funny. You have to bring the business too. It's show business." (22.05)

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Innovative Comedy Website:
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Monday, October 8, 2018

#151 - Melanie Comarcho: Is Katt Williams Crazy? Touring with Martin Lawrence & Chris Tucker, How to Negotiate Your Rate



Melanie Comarcho does not do interviews, until now! Since her comedy career started way back in 1992, she has toured the world with comedy juggernauts like Katt Williams, Martin Lawrence, Chris Tucker, and more. This rare interview profiles her comedic journey and reveals how she has maintained such a consistent tour schedule with these comedy legends.

Must Hear Moments:
  • Knowing your worth in comedy
  • How to negotiate a rate
  • Touring with Katt Williams, Martin Lawrence, Chris Tucker
  • Going to Prince's house
  • How to sustain success for 20+ years
  • Staying humble
  • Comedy now vs. 20 years ago
  • Internet comedians
  • Working with Tiffany Haddish
  • The secret to success in comedy
Quotable Quotes:
"I'm more aggressive than most the agents I've had."
"Keep your mouth and legs closed."
"Katt Williams has the biggest heart ever."
"Stay humble!"
"Comedy used to be about who's the funniest but now it's who can put assess in the seats."

Melanie Comarcho's Social Media:
https://www.instagram.com/melaniecomarcho/?hl=en
https://twitter.com/melaniecomarcho?lang=en
https://www.facebook.com/melaniecomarcho



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Joel's Comedy Class: https://www.highwirecomedy.com/classes/stand-up/
Joel's Interview Class: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mastering-the-interview-with-the-joel-byars-method-tickets-51091374677
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Research Cited:
https://blackamericaweb.com/2015/02/10/melanie-comarcho-on-fearing-suge-knight-performing-at-the-tom-joyner-fantastic-voyage/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlEgdm_avmc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qnvADzCci5c
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FV-PWOCDjWE
https://allthingscomedy.com/podcast/whats-up-fool/ep-34---comedian-melanie-comarcho/page/2

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

#150 - Ali Siddiq: Why You Suck at Comedy, Taping a Comedy Central Special, Comedy Gimmicks



Ali Siddiq is back for his second interview on Hot Breath! Podcast to share his experience taping a Comedy Central special in prison, comedy gimmicks and why the purity of comedy is fading.

Ali's first interview:
https://audioboom.com/posts/5548725-73-ali-siddiq-talks-starting-comedy-in-prison-social-media-beefs-storytelling-tips


Must Hear Moments:
  • Still being an underrated comic over 20 years in the game
  • The reality of the comedy business
  • Comedy's biggest illusions
  • The secret behind internet comedians
  • Why most comics suck at stand-up
  • How to attract to fans
  • Tips for storytelling on stage
  • Advice from legendary comics
  • The pressure of being a headliner
  • Joke thieves
Quotable Quotes
  1. "There are only 20 podcasts in the world I'll do."
  2. "I don't have a gimmick. I am a comic and I am fine with that."
  3. "I guarantee if you're doing a sitcom and stand-up, your stand-up sucks."
  4. "Comedy is about freedom. It's the last place for free speech."
  5. "I'm not chasing laughs from an audience. I refuse to dumb down my comedy for fame. I believe what's for me is going to come."
  6. "How funny you gonna be is determined by how honest you gonna be."


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Ali Siddiq's Website:
https://www.alisiddiq.com/

Ali Siddiq's Behind These Bars Comedy Special:
http://www.cc.com/episodes/3o0ox9/stand-up-specials-ali-siddiq--it-s-bigger-than-these-bars-season-1-ep-101

Ali's Social Media:
https://twitter.com/Ali_Speaks
https://www.instagram.com/alisiddiq/
https://www.facebook.com/ali.siddiq.92/

Monday, September 24, 2018

#149 - Jeremiah Watkins: Comedy Store Stories, Moving to LA from Kansas, Why All Comics Should Learn Improv



After moving to LA from Kansas at the age of 20, Jeremiah Watkins has become one of the most influential players in the LA comedy network. I've been a fan of Jeremiah's since seeing him in action on the Roast Battle's wave a few years ago. He is hands down one of the most dynamic performers I have ever seen and breaks down how how he does it on this week's episode. Not only can he kill a stage but also runs some of the most popular shows at The Comedy Store.

Must Hear Moments:
  • Moving to LA from Kansas at age 20
  • Navigating the LA comedy scene
  • Training with Keegan Michael Key at Second City
  • Making comedy a full-time job
  • The real hustle of comedy
  • Bombing in front of friends
  • Comedy Store stories
  • Celebrity personality traits
  • How to create characters live on stage
  • Why all comics should learn improv
Quotable Quotes
"I never thought I'd get upset to be bumped by Dave Chappelle."
"Jeff Ross always says three words, enjoy the process."
"Not having an ego pays off."
"I remember Keegan Michael Key telling me about pitching Key & Peele to Comedy Central."
"Coming from Kansas, I thought you had to be 21 to do stand-up comedy."

Jeremiah's Website:
http://www.jeremiahwatkins.tv/
Jeremiah's Podcast:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/jeremiah-wonders/id1332244128?mt=2
Jeremiah's Music:
https://www.reganandwatkins.com/

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Research Cited:
https://www.thecrabfeast.com/2016/02/08/the-crabfeast-194-jeremiah-watkins/
https://soundcloud.com/theponyhour/jeremiah-mixdown
https://www.mindpodnetwork.com/tao-comedy-44-jeremiah-watkins/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWWUJX517g8
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sit-down-with-stand-ups/id1036619440?mt=2

Monday, September 17, 2018

#148 - Sean Patton: Storytelling Secrets, Improvising on Stage, Louis CK Controversy



Sean Patton is one of comedy's most unique talents. I have seen him perform live four times and not a single set has been the same. He breaks down his technique behind improvising on stage and how you can do the same. There is also an in-depth discussion on the power of silence on stage and a storytelling breakdown that has forever changed the way I perform comedy. This is one of those Hot Breathisodes you'll have to hear multiple times to digest.

Must Hear Moments:
  • The Storytelling Treehouse technique
  • Navigating the comedy business
  • Taping for Comedy Central
  • Advice from Bill Burr
  • Comedy writing tips
  • OCD Tips
  • How to improvise on stage
  • The power of silence in comedy
  • Loving Atlanta comedy
  • Louis CK
Quotable Quotes

"I feel like I'm lying on stage if I do the same thing every time."
"In order for a story to grow, it has to be planted in truth."
"Your jokes fit together like Lego blocks."
"Bill Burr told me he's blown away at how I comfortable I am with silence."
"Louis CK must talk about what he's done and why it was wrong."


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Research Cited:
The Laugh Button: Comedy.Covered
https://thelaughbutton.com/sean-patton/interview-four-nights-road-sean-patton/
The CrabFeast with Ryan Sickler and Jay Larson:
https://www.thecrabfeast.com/2014/02/25/crabfeast-episode-93-sean-patton/
Beyond the Joke: The Lowdown on Stand-Up Comedy from Bruce Dessau
https://www.beyondthejoke.co.uk/content/4194/interview-rarely-asked-questions-sean-patton

Monday, September 10, 2018

#147 - Samm Severin: How to Record a Comedy Album, Balancing OCD with Comedy, Drugs and Creativity



Samm Severin is an Atlanta favorite that just recorded her first comedy album called "Stoned and Sad." She breaks down how comics can record their own albums from start to finish. There are also a lot of insightful stories about her battles with sobriety and how her OCD is connected. This is one of a kind interview with a one of a kind comic. Enjoy!

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https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/stoned-and-sad/1427835796

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#146 - Marvin Hunter Shares Stories of Working with Kevin Hart, Doing Comedy in the Navy, Taping a Comedy Central Special,+ MORE



Marvin Hunter just taped his second appearance on Comedy Central with his Half Hour special on Kevin Hart's Next Level show. He didn't start comedy until he was 30 but has found fast success after paying his dues on the road. This interview provides veteran insights from a comic that has earned his success the hard way.

Must Hear Moments:
  • The first jokes he said on stage   
  • Starting comedy in the Navy
  • Hilarious road stories
  • Doing comedy in strip clubs
  • Growing up black in Mississippi
  • Working with Kevin Hart
  • How he booked Comedy Central
  • Opening up for Katt Williams
  • Going on tour with Rickey Smiley
  • Young comic mistakes
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Monday, August 27, 2018

#145 - Tone Bell Talks Common Networking Mistakes, Starring on TV vs. Film, Shooting a Showtime Special



Tone Bell is back for his second interview with Hot Breath! to talk about all he has learned from starring on TV shows and now in film. He shares all the gems you need to know about effectively networking in Hollywood and how to say no to certain projects. You are hearing a comedian that has been paying his dues and now his dues are starting to pay him. Enjoy!
Must Hear Moments:
  • Working on cancelled TV shows
  • Getting 9 script offers
  • Getting locked-in a studio deal
  • The power of being kind in business
  • Studying a movie set
  • Thinking like a director vs. thinking like an actor - 10.30
  • The rumor mill of Hollywood
  • Balancing life and work
  • How to memorize a script
Quotable Quotes:
  • “I got offered 9 scripts and said no to 8.”
  • “It’s champagne problems.”
  • “You can feel when a show is going to get cancelled.”
  • “Hollywood is the world’s smallest high school.”
  • “You’re cool as long as you’re working.”
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Monday, August 20, 2018

#144 - Fray Forde and Catherine Dee Holly Talk How to Make an Award Winning Film Independently, Script Structure Tips, Character Analysis




This is the "how to" guide for making your own movie from concept to completion. My guests, Fray Forde and Catherine Dee Holly, of Coki Productions shares all their lessons learned to hard way from writing and directing two movies. After hearing this interview, you will never watch a movie the same way again...

Must Hear Moments:
  • Writing a script
  • Character analysis checklist
  • How to pitch a movie to studios
  • Funding an independent movie
  • Getting people to work for free
  • Using creativity to make money
  • Getting into film festivals
  • How to get sponsors for your project
  • Composing music for your movie
  • Life on set of a movie
Quotable Quotes:
  • “We spent 4 months creating the movie and 9 mos. Rolling it out.”
  • “We’re always trying to make the stakes higher”
  • “You should always write to produce realistically.”
  • “You have to make a lot of bad stuff to get to the good.”
  • “It turns out the movie crew was partying every night after we went to bed!”
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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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Monday, June 18, 2018

#136 - "Aaron Chewning Reveals How to Create Consistent Viral Content Using the Fortune 500 Formula"


Vine Star turned corporate content curator Aaron Chewning shares all the secrets he's learned from creating content for clients like AT&T and MLB. These companies are investing a lot of money into social media and trust Aaron to make it trend viral. This is a look behind the scenes of how corporate America is using social media and how you can steal their tactics to create your own viral content! Enjoy and share!

Listeners can expect to learn in detail about:
  • How to create viral content consistently. 

  • Build a loyal following on multiple platforms

  • Adapt Fortune 500 strategies to your personal brand

  • How he got "Vine famous"
  • Using social media as a resume
  • How stand-ups can re purpose their material
  • What content corporations are looking for
  • The emerging trends of social media
  • What's the next platform to boom
  • Getting paid to create content

Memorable Quotes:
  • "Create content around your interests."
  • "Social media should be your resume to bigger work."
  • "Take a bit you do on stage and make it a sketch online."
  • "Companies are asking me to create 5-second videos."
  • "You need an online presence to succeed in today's world."


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Monday, June 11, 2018

#135 - "Karlous Miller's Show Business Secrets Every Real Comedian Should Know"



Back for a second interview, Karlous Miller's comedy career has gone viral with his superstar improv and stand-up skills on MTV's Nick Cannon Wild n Out rap battles vs. Chico Bean, 85 South Show roast battles with DC Young Fly, or just rocking the stage live with comedy's top talents like Mike Epps.

This interview captures Karlous like never before sharing funny behind the scenes stories of life in comedy and insightful show business lessons he's learned the hard way. Listen and learn!

Listeners can expect to learn in detail about:
  • Meeting P. Diddy in his penthouse
  • Top lessons learned from working in Hollywood
  • Being a self-sufficient comedian
  • Finding more than one way to get paid
  • Working on Wild n Out
  • Wild n Out vs. SNL
  • Getting ripped off by corporations
  • Building a social media following
  • Going viral
  • Business tips all comics need to hear


Memorable Quotes:
  •     "Everyone is a shark, some get you with the knife some get you with the pen."
  •     "I lost $20K over some tweets."
  •     "Build the shit you want before someone asks for it."
  •     "Most people can get hot but can't stay hot."
  •     "Find more than one way to get paid."

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Monday, June 4, 2018

#134 - "How to Network Business with Celebrities feat. 85 South Show Producer Chad Oubre"



This podcast interview is a masterclass on how to network business with celebrities and entrepreneurs. Our guest, Chad Oubre, has personally worked with everyone from Steve Harvey to Shaq, Will Packer to Kevin Hart, and is now the producer of the marketing influencer media company 85 South Show. Listen and learn!
Must Hear Talking Points:
  • The common traits of moguls like Shaq, Kevin Hart, P. Diddy, Will Packer
  • How to set goals like a winner
  • Building a network from the ground up
  • Behind the scenes with Steve Harvey stories
  • How to pitch ideas the right way
  • Social media content strategy
  • Getting a call from P. Diddy
  • Creating original content on all platforms
  • Connecting with your audience
  • Developing a viral "taste"
Quotable Quotes:
  • “What separates successful people from not is their pace.”
  • “When you walk into a room with people like Shaq, Will Packer, P. Diddy, you understand exactly why they are where they are."
  • "Don't be afraid to figure it out in front of people."
  • "Consistency is the best strategy."
  • "I believe in giving way before I ask."
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#133 - Lavar Walker: Working BTS on Uncle Drew, Fighting Mike Epps, Building an Organic Following + MORE

 

Lavar Walker is a 15-year comedy veteran that has taken his well honed stage skills to social media and is reaping the rewards. Tune in to hear how you can build your own online following and how that will effect your on stage fanbase. Enjoy!

Listeners can expect to learn in detail about:
  • Working with Mike Epps after their fight
  • Using analytics to grow your following
  • Social media strategies
  • How to get over perfectionism
  • Getting cast in Uncle Drew
  • Life on a movie set
  • Getting roasted by Kevin Hart
  • Gaining and losing weight
  • Having a child and how it affects comedy
  • Stories of working with Kyrie Irving, Shaq, Lil' Rel, Reggie Miller, Mike Epps
Quoteworthy Quotes:
  • "For social media, I think you should just throw the shit out there."
  • "I've been impersonating T.I. since 2004."
  • "Podcasting is your modern radio show."
  • "You can get famous from anywhere on the planet thanks to the internet."
  • "YouTube is the largest TV network on Earth."

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Monday, May 7, 2018

#130 - "How to Be Self-Aware on Stage with Dusty Slay"

#129 - Mia Jackon: Amy Schumer Advice, Must Know Comic Mistakes, Goal Setting Tactics


Mia Jackson is back for her second Hot Breathisode sharing incredible tips she's learned from working with superstars like Amy Schumer and Arsenio Hall. This is a must listen for anyone wanting to adopt the habits of comedy's most successful comedians. Enjoy!

Mia's First Interview on Hot Breath:
https://audioboom.com/posts/3497606-5-mia-jackson-hi-i-m-mia

Listeners can expect to learn in detail about:
  • Working with Amy Schumer
  • Opening up for Arsenio Hall
  • The crazy timing of comedy
  • Business etiquette in comedy
  • How to be professional in a comedy club
  • Getting booked consistently
  • How to schedule your days for productivity
  • A unique goal setting system
  • Booker email etiquette
  • Top comic mistakes to learn from

Quoteworthy Quotes:
  • "Things happen when they are supposed to. Be patient!"
  • "Momma been able to make them payments!"
  • "To get rebooked, follow directions and be easy to work with."
  • "One night I'm at Philips Arena with Amy Schumer and the next at Punchline with 20 people. That's comedy!"
  • "I can't say enough about Amy Schumer. She's been extremely helpful."


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Monday, March 19, 2018

#123 - Sam Morril: The Math of Joke Writing, Prepping Conan Sets, Analyzing the Music of Comedy + MORE


Sam Morril is not only one of my favorite joke writers, but he has opened for some of comedy's favorite comics like Louis CK, Amy Schumer, and Dave Attell. Listen to learn his secret to crafting a joke like a math problem and what he's learned from working with comedy icons. Enjoy!

Listeners can expect to learn in detail about:
  • Prepping for a Conan set
  • The math of joke writing
  • Working with Louis CK, Jim Jeffries, Louis CK
  • Studying ancient comedy in college
  • Doing comedy in New York
  • Traveling and performing comedy
  • Controlling the audience
  • Taping a Comedy Central special
  • Being "TV" clean
  • The music of comedy

Quotable Quotes:
  • "One night I was performing in front of 14,000 people and the next night 12 people."
  • "I travel so much I feel like I'm in a constant state of irritation."
  • "An audience member spit on me. Terrible people have to best aim."
  • "I like there to be awkward moments during my set."
  • "A lot of comics have a punchline 'voice'."

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