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Hot Breath! Podcast: Learn Comedy from the Pros

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Every Monday listeners get exclusive access to the most influential minds in comedy. Award winning comedian and host Joel Byars captures the inspiring stories and insightful techniques behind your favorite comics with interviews NPR describes as "discovering the desire to be a comedian, their craft and their unifying bond found within the world of stand up comedy."

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Every Monday listeners get exclusive access to the most influential minds in comedy. Award winning comedian and host Joel Byars captures the inspiring stories and insightful techniques behind your favorite comics with interviews NPR describes as "discovering the desire to be a comedian, their craft and their unifying bond found within the world of stand up comedy."

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Funny Episodes

By Irie Chat - Mar 13 2020
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This is a funny podcast. Look up the episodes with Ms. Pat and Dolcé Sloan if you don’t believe me.

Comedy Gold!

By HotBreathFan - Nov 23 2019
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The perfect podcast for both comics and comedy fans!

iTunes Ratings

224 Ratings
Average Ratings
218
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2
2
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Funny Episodes

By Irie Chat - Mar 13 2020
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This is a funny podcast. Look up the episodes with Ms. Pat and Dolcé Sloan if you don’t believe me.

Comedy Gold!

By HotBreathFan - Nov 23 2019
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The perfect podcast for both comics and comedy fans!
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Hot Breath! Podcast: Learn Comedy from the Pros

Latest release on Oct 19, 2020

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Every Monday listeners get exclusive access to the most influential minds in comedy. Award winning comedian and host Joel Byars captures the inspiring stories and insightful techniques behind your favorite comics with interviews NPR describes as "discovering the desire to be a comedian, their craft and their unifying bond found within the world of stand up comedy."

Rank #1: #30 - K-Dubb - "Famous and Broke"

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The #KingOfAtlanta, Kelly "K-Dubb" Walker has the resume to prove it. Since starting comedy in high school, Mr. Dubb has filmed everything from P. Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy to Def Comedy Jam and the Arsenio Hall show. Most recently, K has signed to TI’s label Hustle Gang where he has become creative director and filmed his first 1 hour special. This interview reveals K-Dubb’s street strategy for filming so much TV and slangin jokes like dope. We cover all the bases on this home run with a Hotlanta Hot Breath…and K-Dubb.

Mar 28 2016

50mins

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Rank #2: #197 - Jerry "Joke Doctor" Corley: Joke Writing Masterclass

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Jerry "Joke Doctor" Corley has written for everyone from Chris Rock to Jay Leno and Bill Hicks. What started as a normal interview grew into a two hour comedy writing masterclass. This episode captures the creative process behind writing in detail we've never heard before. Don't keep these tips a secret. Go forth and share this episode with your fellow comedians!
Listen to the Heckler Podcasting Seminar:
http://bit.ly/HecklerPodcastingSeminar

Check out Jerry's website:
https://www.standupcomedyclinic.com/

Book a Skype session with Joel here:
http://bit.ly/JoelByarsBooking

Subscribe to the Hot Breath! YouTube:
bit.ly/HotBreathPodcast

Order Joel's Comedy Writing Book:http://bit.ly/ComicsPlaybook
Join the Hot Breath! Patreon:
bit.ly/JoelByarsPatreon

Watch Joel's Comedy special here:
bit.ly/TheTrophyHusbandSpecial

Join the secret facebook group:https://www.facebook.com/groups/HotBreathComedyNetwork/
Get more podcast content and merch on our website website: https://hotbreathpodcast.com/
Learn more about Joel here:http://www.JoelByarsComedy.com/

Mar 16 2020

2hr 3mins

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Rank #3: #112 - "The Branding Blueprint with Steve Canal"

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Steve Canal is an award-winning branding architect, author, and global motivational speaker that shares his life of expertise in this thirty minute interview. Listen to learn why some of the world's top corporations have trusted him to build their brands and how you can do the same. Enjoy and share!

Steve's Book:
http://www.stevecanal.com/

Click below to support the podcast:
https://www.patreon.com/HotBreathPod

Joel's Website:
http://www.JoelByarsComedy.com/

Join the Joel Byars E-mail List:
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Link to Joel's YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/user/JoelByarsComedy

Dec 11 2017

39mins

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Rank #4: #157 - Caleb Synan: Booking Conan Twice, Networking Tips, Finding Your Voice

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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

Support the Hot Breath! Patreon:

https://www.patreon.com/HotBreathPod

Get Hot Breath! Merch Here:

https://teespring.com/stores/hot-breath-pod-shop

Get Tickets to Joel's Live Game Show:

http://laughingskulllounge.com/event.cfm?id=519252&cart

CLICK BELOW TO TAKE JOEL'S ONLINE PODCAST COURSE:

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GET $10 OFF WITH COUPON CODE: HOTBREATHPOD

Joel Byars' Links:

Joel's Website: http://www.JoelByarsComedy.com/

Link to Joel's Comedy Writing Book:

https://ComicsPlaybook.com/product/finding-your-funny/

Join the Joel Byars E-mail List:

http://eepurl.com/bRcmHr

SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/hot-breath-podcast/id1023241336?mt=2

Nov 19 2018

1hr 27mins

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Rank #5: #174 - Mark Normand: Groupie Stories, The Business of Comedy Specials, Building Jokes

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Mark Normand is back to share his experience of getting rejected my Netflix, crazy groupie stories and all the comedy tips you can handle. We really dive deep on comedy and how comics can create their own success without waiting for a network's approval.

Listener's will learn about:

  • How Mark stays fit
  • Offensive humor
  • Fake news
  • Building confidence on stage
  • Comedic timing

  • Groupie stories

  • Netflix specials

  • The power of YouTube

  • Building a fanbase

  • Stretching out jokes

Listen to Mark's first interview here:

http://hotbreathpodcast.com/episode/84-mark-normand-sharing-stories-of-amy-schumer-judd-apatow-and-louis-ck/

Register for World Series of Comedy here and tell them Hot Breath! sent ya.

https://theworldseriesofcomedy.com/registration

Visit our website: http://hotbreathpodcast.com/

Get Hot Breath! Merch Here:

https://teespring.com/stores/hot-breath-pod-shop

Support the Hot Breath! Patreon:

https://www.patreon.com/HotBreathPod

WATCH ON YOUTUBE: 

https://www.youtube.com/hotbreathpod

Email Joel: JoelByarsComedy@gmail.com

CLICK BELOW TO TAKE JOEL'S ONLINE PODCAST COURSE:

https://www.udemy.com/howtostartapodcast/

GET $10 OFF WITH COUPON CODE: HOTBREATHPOD

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SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/hot-breath-podcast/id1023241336?mt=2

Subscribe on Spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/show/4bHWj6UDCdywTnDdmMtECl

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Joel Byars' Links:

Joel's Website: http://www.JoelByarsComedy.com/

Link to Joel's Comedy Writing Book:

https://ComicsPlaybook.com/product/finding-your-funny/

Join the Joel Byars E-mail List:

http://eepurl.com/bRcmHr

Apr 15 2019

52mins

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Rank #6: #161 - Karlous Miller (Best of 2018 Winner)

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The Hot Breathiverse has voted and Karlous Miller is our #1 episode of 2018. This interview is a legit masterclass on navigating show business and all the red flags to avoid along the way. Even if you have heard this episode before, do yourself a favor and listen again. I guarantee you will hear new insights and gems. Karlous shares too many in this interview to hear them in one pass. Enjoy and thanks for voting!

Link to Karlous' first Hot Breath! interview:

https://audioboom.com/posts/3980951-16-karlous-miller-get-paid

Get Hot Breath! Merch Here:

https://teespring.com/stores/hot-breath-pod-shop

Get Tickets to Joel's Live Game Show:

http://laughingskulllounge.com/event.cfm?id=519252&cart

Support the Hot Breath! Patreon:

https://www.patreon.com/HotBreathPod

CLICK BELOW TO TAKE JOEL'S ONLINE PODCAST COURSE:

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GET $10 OFF WITH COUPON CODE: HOTBREATHPOD

SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/hot-breath-podcast/id1023241336?mt=2

Subscribe on Spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/show/4bHWj6UDCdywTnDdmMtECl

Joel's Website: http://www.JoelByarsComedy.com/

Link to Joel's Book: https://ComicsPlaybook.com/product/finding-your-funny/

Join the Joel Byars E-mail List: http://eepurl.com/bRcmHr

TOP 10 EPISODES OF 2018:

1) https://audioboom.com/posts/6941370-141-bo-burnham-elsie-fisher-how-to-conquer-anxiety-movie-audition-tips-youtube-fame

2) https://audioboom.com/posts/7009528-148-sean-patton-killing-vs-being-funny-comedy-storytelling-secrets-louis-ck-controversy

3) https://audioboom.com/posts/6731649-123-sam-morril-the-math-of-joke-writing-prepping-conan-sets-analyzing-the-music-of-comedy

4)  https://audioboom.com/posts/6916794-138-laughing-skull-booker-andrew-george-reveals-top-comic-mistakes-how-to-get-booked-more

5) https://audioboom.com/posts/6891033-135-karlous-miller-s-show-business-secrets-every-real-comedian-should-know

6)https://audioboom.com/posts/6908527-137-stan-pearson-ii-shares-how-comedians-can-quickly-make-real-money-beyond-comedy

7) https://audioboom.com/posts/7026926-150-ali-siddiq-why-you-suck-at-comedy-taping-a-comedy-central-special-comedy-gimmicks

8) https://audioboom.com/posts/6967932-143-trey-moe-talks-how-to-book-a-sold-out-tour-money-negotiating-tips-the-must-know-evolutio

9) https://audioboom.com/posts/6840588-130-how-to-find-your-voice-on-stage-with-dusty-slay

10) https://audioboom.com/posts/6933426-140-tyler-chronicles-talks-winning-crowd-work-tricks-hosting-tips-pitfalls-of-performing-hig

Dec 17 2018

1hr 15mins

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Rank #7: #172 - Andrew Schulz: Setting Goals in Comedy, Joke Writing Tips, The Brilliant Idiots Podcast

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Andrew Schulz is the co-host of The Brilliant Idiots podcast with Charlamagne tha God, has a comedy special called 4:4:1 - A Comedy Experience by Andrew Schulz along with several other YouTube productions like Flagrant 2, Dropping In, Views from the CIS and Inside Jokes. Andrew has paved his own path in comedy and shares the secret strategy that any comic can use to create their own success on their terms. Since this interview, he has appeared on shows like The Breakfast Club Power 105.1 FM and The Joe Rogan Experience, but this is where it all started (in our opinion). Enjoy!

Listeners will learn about:

  • Building a following organically
  • Bombing on stage
  • Goal setting tips

  • Analyzing your competition

  • Jobs before comedy

  • Being on TV

  • Finding leverage in comedy

  • Shooting your own comedy special

  • Joke writing techniques

  • Mexicans stealing US jobs

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Support the Hot Breath! Patreon:

https://www.patreon.com/HotBreathPod

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Email Joel: JoelByarsComedy@gmail.com

Visit our website: http://hotbreathpodcast.com/

CLICK BELOW TO TAKE JOEL'S ONLINE PODCAST COURSE:

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https://www.youtube.com/hotbreathpod

SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/hot-breath-podcast/id1023241336?mt=2

Subscribe on Spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/show/4bHWj6UDCdywTnDdmMtECl

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Joel Byars' Links:

Joel's Website: http://www.JoelByarsComedy.com/

Link to Joel's Comedy Writing Book:

https://ComicsPlaybook.com/product/finding-your-funny/

Join the Joel Byars E-mail List:

http://eepurl.com/bRcmHr

Mar 25 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #8: Nate Bargatze - Live Q&A

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Nate Bargatze joins our private facebook group for an intimate Q&A sharing his journey from barking outside comedy clubs in New York to selling out theaters across the country. This is a rare peek into the process behind one of comedy’s most successful comics. Enjoy!
Listeners will learn about: 
  • Advice for comedians 3 years in
  • Finding your voice on stage
  • Patrice O’Neal stories
  • Opening for Bill Burr
  • How to murder on stage
  • Nate’s writing process
  • Creating personal material
  • +MORE


Join the private facebook group here:https://bit.ly/HotBreathFacebookGroup
Watch Joel's Comedy special here:bit.ly/TheTrophyHusbandSpecial
Join Joel's Online Writing Class:https://bit.ly/ComedyWritingCourse
Subscribe to the Hot Breath! YouTube:bit.ly/HotBreathPodcast
Book a Skype session with Joel here:http://bit.ly/JoelByarsBooking
Order Joel's Comedy Writing Book:http://bit.ly/ComicsPlaybook
Join the Hot Breath! Patreon:bit.ly/JoelByarsPatreon
Get more podcast content and merch on our website website: https://hotbreathpodcast.com/
Learn more about Joel here:http://www.JoelByarsComedy.com/

Apr 27 2020

1hr 12mins

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Rank #9: #175 - Mark Normand (2016) - Prepping for Conan, Pitching a TV Show, Joke Mechanics

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Comedy Central's Mark Normand shares hilariously insightful stories about working with Amy Schumer, Judd Apatow, and Louis CK. Mark also gets candid about how he grew from living in the hood of New Orleans to becoming comedy's trending white guy!

Click here to hear Mark's 2nd interview with us:

http://hotbreathpodcast.com/episode/174-mark-normand-groupie-stories-the-business-of-comedy-specials-building-jokes/

Visit our website: http://hotbreathpodcast.com/

Listeners can expect to learn in detail about:

  • Performing on Conan and Late Night with Stephen Colbert
  • Prepping sets for late night
  • Being a straight white male in comedy
  • Mark's Joke writing process
  • How to pitch a TV show
  • Working with Judd Apatow, Louis CK, Amy Schumer
  • Word choice in writing comedy
  • Breaking the record for most sets in New York
  • The trial and error of creating comedy material
  • Organization tips for comics

Quoteworthy Quotes:

    "In show business, everybody is scared at every level."
    "The industry wants you to draw a young demographic."
    "I do an hour of writing every day."
    "Joke writing is similar to molding clay."

    "You may try four jokes on stage and only one works."

IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN STARTING YOUR OWN PODCAST, JOIN JOEL'S ONLINE PODCASTING COURSE HERE:

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GET $10 OFF WITH COUPON CODE: HOTBREATHPOD

Get Hot Breath! Merch Here:

https://teespring.com/stores/hot-breath-pod-shop

Support the Hot Breath! Patreon:

https://www.patreon.com/HotBreathPod

WATCH ON YOUTUBE:

https://www.youtube.com/hotbreathpod

Email Joel: JoelByarsComedy@gmail.com

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Subscribe on Spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/show/4bHWj6UDCdywTnDdmMtECl

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Joel Byars' Links:

Joel's Website: http://www.JoelByarsComedy.com/

Link to Joel's Comedy Writing Book:

https://ComicsPlaybook.com/product/finding-your-funny/

Join the Joel Byars E-mail List:

http://eepurl.com/bRcmHr

Thanks for reading this far down!

Apr 22 2019

58mins

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Rank #10: #163 - Beth Stelling: Delivery vs. Writing, Working with Judd Apatow, The Writer's Room Hustle

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Beth Stelling is a comedy powerhouse with an impressive resume spanning from the the world's most popular stages to the writer's room of the world's most popular show. This episode is a rare behind the scenes look at her creative process for churning out so much quality comedy and the tips she's learned from working with other comedy royalty like Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes.

In this episode listeners will learn about:

  • Delivery vs. Writing
  • Storytelling tips
  • The evolution of your "comedy voice"
  • Organizing your set for success
  • Working with Judd Apatow on Crashing
  • Writing for TV shows
  • Being likeable on stage
  • The power of "how" you perform
  • Inserting safety nets into your set
  • Must know comic tips

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Get Hot Breath! Merch Here:

https://teespring.com/stores/hot-breath-pod-shop

Support the Hot Breath! Patreon:

https://www.patreon.com/HotBreathPod

Get Tickets to Joel's Live Game Show:

http://laughingskulllounge.com/event.cfm?id=519252&cart

CLICK BELOW TO TAKE JOEL'S ONLINE PODCAST COURSE:

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GET $10 OFF WITH COUPON CODE: HOTBREATHPOD

Joel Byars' Links:

Joel's Website: http://www.JoelByarsComedy.com/

Link to Joel's Comedy Writing Book:

https://ComicsPlaybook.com/product/finding-your-funny/

Join the Joel Byars E-mail List:

http://eepurl.com/bRcmHr

SUBSCRIBE ON YOUTUBE:

https://www.youtube.com/hotbreathpod

SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/hot-breath-podcast/id1023241336?mt=2

Subscribe on Spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/show/4bHWj6UDCdywTnDdmMtECl

Jan 21 2019

39mins

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Rank #11: #186 - Rich Vos: Patrice O'Neal Stories, Finding Your Voice, Young Comic Mistakes

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Rich Vos is a 35 year comedy veteran with one of the most respected resumés in the game. If you've ever heard a legendary story of old school New York comedy ball busting, chances are Rich was right in the middle of it. Even with all his experience, this is the first interview he speaks candidly to comics about how to stay relevant in this business and mistakes to avoid. You'll want to hear this one twice!

Listeners will learn about: 
  • Ball busting in comedy
  • How to do any crowd
  • His favorite comics
  • Performing comedy from the heart
  • Young comic mistakes
  • Roasting in comedy
  • Finding your voice
  • Storytelling
  • Studying comedy
  • Surrounding yourself with the right comics


https://www.richvos.com/
http://vosroast.com/
https://kreepswithkidstour.com/
https://podcastone.com/My-Wife-Hates-Me

Click here to support the podcast:https://bit.ly/HotBreathSupport
Subscribe to our YouTube:https://bit.ly/HotBreathSubscribe
Get more podcast content and merch on our website website:  https://hotbreathpodcast.com/

Learn more about Joel here:http://www.JoelByarsComedy.com/
Connect with other listeners in our facebook group:https://www.facebook.com/groups/HotBreathComedyNetwork/

IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN STARTING YOUR OWN PODCAST, JOIN JOEL'S ONLINE PODCASTING COURSE HERE:https://www.udemy.com/howtostartapodcast/GET $10 OFF WITH COUPON CODE: HOTBREATHPOD
If you haven’t done so already, please take a minute and leave a quick rating and review of the show on Apple Podcast by clicking on the link below. It will help us to keep sharing comedy mastery to you every week!
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Link to Joel's Comedy Writing Book: https://ComicsPlaybook.com/product/finding-your-funny/  Join the Joel Byars E-mail List: http://eepurl.com/bRcmHr

Jul 29 2019

36mins

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Rank #12: #187 - Felipe Esparaza: Gabriel Iglesias Beef, How to Make Money in Comedy

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This interview shows Felipe Esparza like never before. He shares a comedy masterclass tracing all the lessons learned from his career growing up in the hood, being an addict, winning Last Comic Standing, working with and falling out with Gabriel Iglesias, making money in stand up comedy, and much more. 

Listeners will learn about: 

  • Growing up in the hood
  • Being a drug dealer
  • Breaking a hotel toilet
  • Giving Gabriel Iglesias his first stage time
  • Beef with Gabriel Iglesias 
  • Tips of young comics
  • Bombing hard on stage
  • How to make money in comedy
  • Recording your own special
  • Building a local following


Click here to support the podcast:https://bit.ly/HotBreathSupport
Subscribe to our YouTube:https://bit.ly/HotBreathSubscribe
Get more podcast content and merch on our website website:  https://hotbreathpodcast.com/
Learn more about Joel here:http://www.JoelByarsComedy.com/
Connect with other listeners in our facebook group:https://www.facebook.com/groups/HotBreathComedyNetwork/
Comedy writing book discussed:
https://www.amazon.com/New-Comedy-Writing-Step-Encouragement/dp/1884956661/ref=sr_1_1?crid=GD6VGSIARND4&keywords=the+new+comedy+writing+step+by+step&qid=1567802083&s=gateway&sprefix=the+new+comedy+writing+s%2Caps%2C232&sr=8-1

IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN STARTING YOUR OWN PODCAST, JOIN JOEL'S ONLINE PODCASTING COURSE HERE:https://www.udemy.com/howtostartapodcast/GET $10 OFF WITH COUPON CODE: HOTBREATHPOD
If you haven’t done so already, please take a minute and leave a quick rating and review of the show on Apple Podcast by clicking on the link below. It will help us to keep sharing comedy mastery to you every week!
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Link to Joel's Comedy Writing Book: https://ComicsPlaybook.com/product/finding-your-funny/  Join the Joel Byars E-mail List: http://eepurl.com/bRcmHr

Aug 05 2019

1hr 23mins

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Rank #13: Ali Siddiq (2017) - Storytelling Secrets, Being Funny vs. Interesting, Professional Comedy Etiquette

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This is our first interview with Ali back in 2017. He speaks candidly starting comedy in prison, major mistakes of comics and how to tell the perfect story. This is a true masterclass on stand up comedy and the lifestyle that most people never hear about. You will finish this episode with a new perspective on the craft of stand-up.

Vote for Ali on NBC:
bit.ly/VoteForAli

Hear Ali's second interview with us here:
https://hotbreathpodcast.com/episode/ali-siddiq-2018-a-20-year-overnight-success/

Must Hear Moments:

  • Starting comedy in prison
  • Social media comics vs. comedians
  • Comparing comedy to fine art
  • Stand-up being the most disrespected art form
  • Green room etiquette
  • How comics should act off stage
  • Being funny vs. being interesting
  • Storytelling secrets
  • Gradually developing the skill of stand-up
  • Creating comedy for everyone

Get ticket's to Joel's comedy special taping here:
bit.ly/JoelByarsAlbumRecording

Click here to support the podcast:https://bit.ly/HotBreathSupport
Subscribe to our YouTube:https://bit.ly/HotBreathSubscribe
Get more podcast content and merch on our website website:  https://hotbreathpodcast.com/

Learn more about Joel here:http://www.JoelByarsComedy.com/
Connect with other listeners in our facebook group:https://www.facebook.com/groups/HotBreathComedyNetwork/
IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN STARTING YOUR OWN PODCAST, JOIN JOEL'S ONLINE PODCASTING COURSE HERE:
https://www.udemy.com/howtostartapodcast/


GET $10 OFF WITH COUPON CODE: HOTBREATHPOD
If you haven’t done so already, please take a minute and leave a quick rating and review of the show on Apple Podcast by clicking on the link below. It will help us to keep sharing comedy mastery to you every week!
Click Here to Subscribe via Apple Podcast


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Link to Joel's Comedy Writing Book: https://ComicsPlaybook.com/product/finding-your-funny/
Join the Joel Byars E-mail List: http://eepurl.com/bRcmHr

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/

Sep 09 2019

1hr 17mins

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Rank #14: #HotBreathRadioHour starring Katt Williams, David Perdue, Samm Severin, Eazy Comedy, LueLue, Patty Pat, Dick Santori

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Hot Breath! Radio Hour is a one of a kind show that showcases local comedians through their performance and also interview with Joel live on stage. If you'd like to have the Radio Hour in your scene, send us an email! HotBreathPod@gmail.com

Connect with the community at our Hot Breath! Comedy Network Group:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/HotBreathComedyNetwork/

Joel's Website: http://www.JoelByarsComedy.com/

Joel's Comedy Class: https://www.highwirecomedy.com/classes/stand-up/

Join Joel's Email List: http://eepurl.com/bRcmHr

IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN STARTING YOUR OWN PODCAST WITH JOEL ONLINE, JOIN HIS ONLINE PODCASTING COURSE HERE:

https://www.udemy.com/howtostartapodcast/

GET $10 OFF WITH COUPON CODE: HOTBREATHPOD

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Oct 12 2018

1hr 36mins

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Rank #15: #194 - Mike Vecchione: The Andrew Schulz Model, How to Win Over Any Audience Albums vs. Specials

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Mike Vecchione is a 20 year comedy veteran with appearances on everything from his Comedy Central special to Jimmy Fallon and all his award winning album releases. This episode is a rare peak behind the mentality of a seasoned professional still trying to "figure it out." You will leave this interview with a new perspective on your comedy goals and how to achieve them. Enjoy!
Listeners will learn about: 
  • Writing vs. performing jokes
  • Creating organic material
  • When to edit your jokes
  • How to win over any audience
  • Performance techniques
  • Releasing an album vs. comedy special
  • How to promote your comedy
  • The Andrew Schulz model
  • How to be playful on stage
  • Controlling silence on stage

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Dec 16 2019

1hr

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Rank #16: #141 - Bo Burnham & Elsie Fisher: How to Conquer Anxiety, Movie Audition Tips, YouTube Fame

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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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Jul 30 2018

55mins

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Rank #17: #138 - Laughing Skull Booker Andrew George Reveals Top Comic Mistakes, How to Get Booked + MORE

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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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Jul 02 2018

1hr 10mins

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Rank #18: #193 - Noah Gardenswartz: TV Writing Secrets, Backstage of Conan vs. James Corden, Joke Analysis

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Noah Gardenswartz returns to share all he's learned from performing on Conan, James Corden, Comedy Central, and Ms. Maizel. This is a must listen for anyone looking to learn about the mechanics of comedy writing and how to turn everyday life experiences into hilarious material. Be sure to take notes and share with others. Don't keep this episode a secret!

Listeners will learn about: 
  • Writing for Marvelous Ms. Maizel
  • TV writing secrets
  • Life in the writer's room
  • Knowing when to shut up
  • Finding your voice
  • Writing packets
  • Doing Conan vs. Corden
  • Writing vs. Performing
  • Turning life into material
  • Organizing your set


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Dec 09 2019

58mins

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Rank #19: Our Top 5 Writing Tips (Mark Normand, Sam Morril, Beth Stelling, Ian Edwards, Tom Simmons)

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Every comic wants to write more and we hope these top 5 tips help you do that. Mark Normand, Sam Morril, Beth Stelling, Ian Edwards, and Tom Simmons are all considered some of the best writers in comedy so here are their top tips for writing jokes. If you find these tips helpful, share them with other comedians so we can all get better together.

Mark Normand Podcast:
https://hotbreathpodcast.com/episode/174-mark-normand-groupie-stories-the-business-of-comedy-specials-building-jokes/

Sam Morril Podcast:
https://hotbreathpodcast.com/episode/123-sam-morril-the-math-of-joke-writing-prepping-conan-sets-analyzing-the-music-of-comedy-more/

Beth Stelling Podcast:
https://hotbreathpodcast.com/episode/163-beth-stelling-delivery-vs-writing-working-with-judd-apatow-the-writers-room-hustle/

Tom Simmons Podcast:
https://hotbreathpodcast.com/episode/74-comedy-writing-secrets-with-tom-simmons/

Ian Edwards Podcast:
https://hotbreathpodcast.com/episode/184-ian-edwards-his-favorite-writing-techniques-how-to-analyze-material-recording-a-comedy-central-special/

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Jan 27 2020

57mins

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Rank #20: #155 - Nick Gibbons: Working at Adult Swim, How to Pitch TV Shows, Finding Your Uniqe Comedy Voice

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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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Nick Gibbons Research:

https://www.youtube.com/user/radioactivecrotch

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https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0316581/

https://www.ucbcomedy.com/user/2602

Nov 05 2018

1hr 10mins

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Lewis Belt - How to Go Viral on Social Media, Comedy Business Tips, Hosting Advice + MORE

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Lewis Belt is one of comedy's future stars and he joins the Hot Breathiverse for an interview on how in only eight years of comedy he has built a grassroots fanbase in Oakland that grew into viral social media stardom and an Amazon comedy special. This show is all about cultivating comedy's next generation of great comics and Lewis Belt is leading the charge. Listen and learn from all his struggles and successes on this one of a kind interview.

Follow Lewis on IG here:
https://www.instagram.com/lewdo2much/

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https://www.amazon.com/Boogies-Comedy-Slam-Presents-Rookie/dp/B08KKZ3BGS/ref=nodl_

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Oct 19 2020

54mins

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Steve Rogers - How to Record a Comedy Album Independently

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Steve Rogers returns to Hot Breath! to share the ups and downs of recording his first comedy album completely independently. Our first interview traces his vision for the album, and this episode reveals the raw reality of this endeavor with all the fun and fugly experiences along the way. Enjoy this never before seen all access pass to what it takes to record an album.
Listen to Steve's first interview here: https://audioboom.com/posts/7664652-steven-rogers-anxiety-in-comedy-brian-regan-advice-recording-an-independent-album
Join Steve's Zoom show here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89802668720?pwd=T0FEVTdwU1hVaTd1QnNzMG5TZ1FQUT09 Meeting ID: 898 0266 8720 Passcode: 673208
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Listen to Steven’s podcast: http://www.stevenrogerscomedy.com/panic-attacking-podcast Join Steven’s Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/panicattacking Watch Steven on Colbert: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQUz2WHRUgE

Oct 07 2020

54mins

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Jerry Corley Q&A - Joke Structure, Writing Conversational Comedy, Zoom Show, +MORE

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Jerry "the Joke Doctor" Corley returns to the show for a rare Q&A with our Facbook writing group (linked below). Comics of all experience levels joined us live to have their questions answered about everything from how to book late night writing gigs, to his favorite advice and writing resources. Enjoy!

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Oct 05 2020

1hr 30mins

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#Write10Contest Winner's Joke Writing Process with Amanda Oh

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Amanda Oh is new to comedy but already making waves in our daily writing club and now our monthly contest. This is her winning interview and an insightful look into how a newer comic writes her jokes to become the funniest in this worldwide contest. Listen and learn.

If you're interested in joining this month's joke writing contest, click the link below to save your spot!

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Sep 28 2020

46mins

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Luenell - Comic’s Biggest Mistake, Eddie Murphy Stories, Performing While Pregnant

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The Queen of comedy returns to Hot Breath! for a rare Q&A in our facebook group. Her first episode with us was quickly recorded in her green room before a show, this is a much longer episode full of gold that only comedy royalty can share. You’ll want to listen to this one more than once and take plenty of notes. She also encourages listeners to contact her on social media about this episode, do that and help spread the Hot Breathiverse’s mission of cultivating the next generation of great comics. 
Listeners will learn about:Working with Eddie Murphy Tips out on the roadAdvice for 5 years comicsJanky promotersHaving a comedy and acting career+MORE
Join our facebook group here:https://bit.ly/HotBreathFacebookGroup
Listen to Luenell’s first episode here: https://audioboom.com/posts/7252674-177-luenell-how-to-get-standing-ovations-finding-comedic-timing-comedy-s-segregation
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Sep 21 2020

51mins

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Vanessa Gonzalez - Common Storytelling Mistakes,Overcoming Fear in Comedy, Zoom Shows

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“Be funny and be nice.” That sums up this incredible interview with Vanessa Gonzalez. Every comic needs to hear not only her tedious storytelling process but also how the future of comedy is centered around support and positivity. We here at Hot Breath! Are all about community and positivity and this interview embodies both of those values. You will leave this interview not only feeling happy but also inspired.

Listeners will learn about: The grind of LA comedyOvercoming the fear of starting stand-upTranslate life trauma into funny jokesWhen to kill a jokeStorytelling mistakesZoom shows+MORE

Watch Vanessa's underwear bit here: https://youtu.be/pNLGYwEM6-8
Get Vanessa’s Album Here:  https://bstlnk.to/MyBirthdaysTomorrow

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Sep 14 2020

1hr

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Jon Reep - Storytelling Secrets, Finding Your Comedic Voice, Building a Fanbase

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Jon Reep is a 30 year comedy veteran and has the advice to prove it. This Q&A recorded live in our facebook group is a comedy masterclass comics from all levels need to hear. Rarely is the comedian lifestyle discussed with such transparency, but Jon holds nothing back in this engaging and education interview. Listen and learn. 
Listeners will learn about:
  • Quarantine tips to stay productive
  • How to brand yourself in comedy
  • The grind of living in LA
  • Jokes vs. Storytelling
  • Finding your voice
      +MORE

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Get more podcast content and merch on our website website: https://hotbreathpodcast.com/
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Sep 07 2020

1hr 16mins

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Steven Rogers - Anxiety in Comedy, Brian Regan Advice, Recording an Independent Album

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Steven Rogers has performed on Colbert, opened for Brian Regan, and is now recording his debut comedy album. This new series will candidly document the challenging process of preparing for, recording, editing, and releasing a comedy album. Our goal is to pull back the curtain on the entire album recording process to give comics a blueprint to record their own album. This episode completely embodies our mission of cultivating the next generation of great comics. Enjoy and share with your fellow comics. 

Listeners will learn about:
  • Battling anxiety doing comedy
  • Why all comics need therapy
  • The logistics of recording an album
  • Grading your sets
  • Getting on Sirius comedy radio
      +MORE

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Listen to Steven’s podcast: http://www.stevenrogerscomedy.com/panic-attacking-podcast Join Steven’s Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/panicattacking Watch Steven on Colbert: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQUz2WHRUgE Listen to Sarah Tollemache’s episode here: https://audioboom.com/posts/7652699-sarah-tollemache-joke-editing-techniques-organizing-your-set-list-young-comic-advice

Aug 31 2020

1hr 23mins

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The Hot Breath! Movement - Comedy’s Next Generation

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I suck this podcast in while on a family vacation to inspire action in the Hot Breathiverse. We are cultivating the next generation of great comics and the journey starts today by taking this simple step...

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Aug 28 2020

5mins

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Beth Stelling - Favorite Writing Techniques, Handling Bombing, Sarah Silverman Advice

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Beth Stelling is back to promote her new comedy special and answer fan questions live in our facebook group. Not only is Beth one of the best stand-up comics in the game, but she is also known as one of the best writers in comedy. We dive head first into her process behind both crafts to help you level up your own comedy. Everyone can find something to learn from this Hot Breathisode. Enjoy!
Listeners will learn about: 
  • Working with Sarah Silverman
  • Delivering old jokes like they’re new
  • Handling bombing
  • Comedy career regrets
  • Her favorite writing techniques
     +MORE
Join our facebook group here:https://bit.ly/HotBreathFacebookGroup
Listen to Beth’s first episode here: https://audioboom.com/posts/7148580-163-beth-stelling-delivery-vs-writing-working-with-judd-apatow-the-writer-s-room-hustle 
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Aug 24 2020

1hr 19mins

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Comedian Quarantine Tips (Nate Bargatze, Dusty Slay, Jeremiah Watkins, Jon Reep, Alonzo Bodden)

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We're all trying to make the most of being quarantined and these are some of our favorite tips for how you can stay productive during these uncertain times. Learn from these pros how to maintain your comedy career (and sanity) while continuing to develop your skills. 
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Full episode links:
Jeremiah Watkins: https://audioboom.com/posts/7018001-149-jeremiah-watkins-comedy-store-stories-moving-to-la-from-kansas-why-all-comics-should-le

Dusty Slay: https://audioboom.com/posts/6840588-130-how-to-find-your-voice-on-stage-with-dusty-slay

Jon Reep: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvEtS43x7TU

Alonzo Bodden: https://audioboom.com/posts/7572968-alonzo-bodden-live-q-a

Nate Bargatze: https://audioboom.com/posts/7566283-nate-bargatze-live-q-a

Aug 17 2020

19mins

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Sarah Tollemache - Joke Editing Techniques, Organizing Your Set List, Young Comic Advice,

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After 20 years in comedy, Sarah Tollemache is releasing her first comedy album and it hit #1 on iTunes on the first day. She joins our facebook group for a young comic Q&A about why you shouldn’t wait so long to release an album, the benefits of using a label vs. independent release, her writing process to generate an hour of material and much more. This is a must listen if you’ve ever thought about or hope to one day record your own album. 
Listeners will learn about:
  • How to organize your set list
  • Step by step writing process
  • Finding your voice
  • Editing techniques
  • When to move out of your hometown
  • Young comic advice
+MORE

Get Sarah’s Album Here:https://tlbrecords.lnk.to/TollemacheIN
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Aug 10 2020

1hr 9mins

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Conquering Writer's Block with Bob Jorgensen

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Bob Jorgensen has been writing since the age of 12 and candidly shares all his struggles (including a 9 year break with depression) and victories to overcoming that pesky writer's block. This is a must listen for anyone that has experience with writer's block and wants to learn quick fixes to getting your writing back on track.

Listeners will learn about:
  • What is writer's block?
  • The anxiety of writer's block
  • Tested techniques that overcome writer's block
  • How to conquer negativity
  • Finding a supportive writing partner
  • Tagging Mark Normand Jokes
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Submit to the Write10Contest:
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Join our facebook group here: https://bit.ly/HotBreathFacebookGroup

Listen to Bob's first interview:
https://audioboom.com/posts/7630575-write10-contest-winner-bob-jorgensen-how-to-edit-your-jokes-into-tight-punchlines

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Watch Joel's Comedy special here:bit.ly/TheTrophyHusbandSpecial
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Book a Skype session with Joel here:http://bit.ly/JoelByarsBooking
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Get more podcast content and merch on our website website: https://hotbreathpodcast.com/
Learn more about Joel here:http://www.JoelByarsComedy.com/

Aug 06 2020

1hr 1min

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Sam Jay - Comedy Tips from Eddie Murphy, SNL Stories, Filming a Netflix Special

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Sam Jay's entertainment career has evolved from a talent manager to comedy star is a very short amount of time. This in-depth interview not only breakdown how she has been able to achieve such fast success, but also how other comics can do the same. It's a lot easier than you may think...

Listeners will learn about:
  • Booking SNL with no writing experience
  • Working with Eddie Murphy
  • Overcoming writer's block
  • Being vulnerable on stage
  • Sketch vs. Stand Up
  • Overcoming fear in comedy
  • The future of comedy
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Watch Joel's Comedy special here:bit.ly/TheTrophyHusbandSpecial
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Book a Skype session with Joel here:http://bit.ly/JoelByarsBooking
Order Joel's Comedy Writing Book:http://bit.ly/ComicsPlaybook
Get more podcast content and merch on our website website: https://hotbreathpodcast.com/
Learn more about Joel here:http://www.JoelByarsComedy.com/

Aug 03 2020

34mins

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Kyle Kinane - How to Find Your Voice, Storytelling Tips, Comedy Jealousy

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Kyle Kinane is of the funniest comics working today and this interview dissects exactly how he does it. What appears as off the cuff storytelling is actually tightly woven technique honed after over 20 years of stand-up comedy experience. He just released his newest album and joins us to breakdown his process unlike anywhere heard before. Enjoy. 
Listeners will learn about: 
  • Finding your voice on stage
  • When to pursue comedy full time
  • The DIY hustle of comedy
  • Jealousy in comedy 
  • Hannibal Burress open mic stories 
  • Breaking through writer’s block
  • +MORE
Order Kyle’s album here:https://800pgr.lnk.to/TIADWE
Add Kyle’s album to your playlists here: https://fpt.fm/app/24404/kyle-kinane-trampoline-in-a-ditch

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Book a Skype session with Joel here:http://bit.ly/JoelByarsBooking
Order Joel's Comedy Writing Book:http://bit.ly/ComicsPlaybook
Get more podcast content and merch on our website website: https://hotbreathpodcast.com/
Learn more about Joel here:http://www.JoelByarsComedy.com/

Jul 27 2020

1hr 9mins

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Ricky Glore Young Comic Q&A

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Ricky Glore is a self made comedy success story out on the independent hustle inspiring and helping other comics to do the same. Hot Breath! is all about cultivating the next generation of comics and giving them the tools to do so as fast as possible. This interview is exactly what you need to hear to take your comedy career to the next level on your terms.

Listeners will learn about:
  • How to edit your jokes into quick punchlines
  • Recording your own album
  • Branding your comedy into a business
  • Generating new material
  • Recording a Dry Bar Comedy special
  • +MORE

Order Ricky's album here:
circustrapeze.com/rickyglore

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Watch Joel's Comedy special here:bit.ly/TheTrophyHusbandSpecial
Join Joel's Online Writing Class:https://bit.ly/ComedyWritingCourse
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Jul 20 2020

1hr 41mins

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Write10 Contest Winner Bob Jorgensen: How to Edit Your Jokes into Tight Punchlines

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We  recently did our first Write10Contest challenging 30 comics for write a tight 90 second set based on the theme embarrassment for a chance to win $100, a Hot Breath! interview, and bragging rights as the top joke writer in the Hot Breathiverse. This was a tight race but Nebraska's own Bob Jorgensen came out on top with a tight and personal set that you have to hear to believe. So listen and learn how you can start editing your jokes to multiply your punchlines and start making money in comedy.

Listeners will learn how to:
Overcome self-doubt
Generate new ideas
Write more personal material
Edit your jokes into tight punchlines
Stay productive during quarantine
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Jul 13 2020

39mins

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#Tight5Podcast When You Should Get Back on Stage

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This special episode answers all your questions around when it's time to get back on stage and how to be productive while quarantined. This has been a big topic of discussion in our facebook group and our host recorded this after a burst of inspiration while walking his dog. Long story short, this episode will help you to overcome the FOMO of not being on stage and give you specific tips on how to keep your comedy sharp while in quarantine. Enjoy, then get to work! (after you join our facebook group linked below)
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Jul 06 2020

6mins

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#Write10Club Winner Patrick Fowler Joke Analysis

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#Write10Club champion Patrick Fowler joins us to breakdown his winning joke from general idea creation to killer punchline. We also discuss whether Zoom comedy shows are worth it, how to produce your own live shows, the etiquette of takings notes on stage and much more. Enjoy and vote for Patrick to win Best of Columbia comedian below!

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Jun 29 2020

28mins

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Dan Soder Young Comic Q&A

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Dan Soder joins the Hot Breathiverse for a rare Q&A all about his 15 year comedy journey and the lessons learned along the way. This episode has everything from insightful comedy special tips to helpful joke writing techniques and hilarious bombing stories. Dan is not only a great comic but a real fan of talking comedy and this interview proves that. Enjoy!
Listeners will learn about: 
  • Jealousy in comedy
  • The origin of Bonfire
  • Preparing for a comedy special
  • Creating material for yourself
  • Finding unique angles in dark humor
  • His first bomb ever
  • Meeting your comedy heroes
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Book a Skype session with Joel here:http://bit.ly/JoelByarsBooking
Order Joel's Comedy Writing Book:http://bit.ly/ComicsPlaybook
Join the Hot Breath! Patreon:bit.ly/JoelByarsPatreon
Get more podcast content and merch on our website website: https://hotbreathpodcast.com/
Learn more about Joel here:http://www.JoelByarsComedy.com/

Jun 22 2020

56mins

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By Irie Chat - Mar 13 2020
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This is a funny podcast. Look up the episodes with Ms. Pat and Dolcé Sloan if you don’t believe me.

Comedy Gold!

By HotBreathFan - Nov 23 2019
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The perfect podcast for both comics and comedy fans!