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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