WORKING COMEDY: JOEL BYARS [EP: 02]

From the age of six when he stole the microphone during a church play, Joel Byars wanted to be a stand-up comedian.  After college he performed his first set in Knoxville, TN and never looked back.  He has a lot of irons in the fire that include hosting and  producing his hit podcast Hot Breath!  Plus Joel just filmed his first stand-up special and shares his thoughts on making the production happen!

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JOEL BYARS SHOW NOTES

  •  Putting a business degree to use in comedy
  •  Comedy influences include Sinbad, Kevin James & Mitch Hedberg
  •  The time an audience member walked out
  •  Why comedians should have a podcast
  •  The time Joel interviewed (wink) Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump!
  •  Joel’s concerns on how people may react to politically incorrect comedy specials

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