#88 - Vanessa Fraction: Building a Team, Branding 101, White vs. Black Rooms

Jun 12, 2017, 12:04 PM

This Hot Breathisode is our most emotional yet with Vanessa Fraction revealing the importance of family in a turbulent comedy career and teaching us productivity tips. Only on Hot Breath!

Listeners can expect to learn in detail about:

  • Starting comedy in Chicago
  • Chicago vs. Atlanta Comedy
  • Branding Tips
  • Performing in white and black rooms
  • Finding a mentor
  • Doing comedy over 15 years
  • Having friends that "made it"
  • How to remain patient in comedy
  • Having a preacher father
  • Staying authentic in your comedy

Memorable Quotes:

  • "I didn't want to make it until a certain time of my life. I prayed about it."
  • "Thankfully comedy is not as segregated as when I started."

  • "I recommend everyone getting a mentor that's where you want to be."

  • "I have friends that 'made it' but I'm happy with where I am. I don't want to miss those steps."

  • "I found out an hour before the show that I was taping a Showtime special."

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