I was asked, "What do you think you can tell newer comics? What can you teach others in this field?" What I'm really good at is working. Finding work, getting work, not falling into despair about a lack of work, and getting rebooked in various places. In this lecture I will let comics know how I, Jackie Kashian, got sh*%^y one-nighters, and then booked into bigger clubs and on basic cable. There are, genuinely, ten thousand different paths, but if hearing my tips of how I do it can help you think of new ways to augment your own bookings... Come on down. These are suggestions as, in standup comedy, there are no rules.
This two-hour lecture will include a Q&A session.
About Jackie Kashian
Jackie Kashian's comedy is like listening to a really racy episode of All Things Considered. She is a national touring comic with a new hour standup special "This Will Make an Excellent Horcrux." It is available digitally or on CD or DVD. It's also available for $5 download on www.allthingsrecords.com. She recently made her late night comedy debut on the Conan O'Brien show, has her own half hour special on Comedy Central, was a semi-finalist on Last Comic Standing and has recorded This American Life with Ira Glass for NPR. She has a weekly Podcast where she interviews people about their obsessions. Tune into The Dork Forest on iTunes or at her website: www.dorkforest.com
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