WHAT’S THE MOTIVE: BRIAN KOHATSU [EP: 03]

Brian Kohatsu spent 20 years as an award-winning director before stepping away from the camera for a career in comedy.  He quickly found success in radio and gained national recognition when he was featured on Sirius/XM.  Brian trained with several improv troupes, before transitioning to stand up.  He now performs at various comedy clubs, casinos, churches and corporate events around the country.

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BRIAN KOHATSU SHOW NOTES

  • Stand-up comedy vs Improv
  • Forming an Improv troupe
  • How Improv impacts Brian’s crowdwork
  • Miscommunication is funny
  • Shane Gillis podcast and SNL
  • Brian’s experience with passive racism
  • What’s are you?

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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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FREE TO LAUGH: INTRO [EP: 01]

WELCOME!!  In this quick intro you’ll learn what you can expect from the podcast and my heart for the subject, guests and YOU!  I am excited for this journey!  Let’s do this!!

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