#151 - Melanie Comarcho: Is Katt Williams Crazy? Touring with Martin Lawrence & Chris Tucker, How to Negotiate Your Rate

Oct 08, 2018, 12:00 PM

Melanie Comarcho does not do interviews, until now! Since her comedy career started way back in 1992, she has toured the world with comedy juggernauts like Katt Williams, Martin Lawrence, Chris Tucker, and more. This rare interview profiles her comedic journey and reveals how she has maintained such a consistent tour schedule with these comedy legends.

Must Hear Moments:

  • Knowing your worth in comedy
  • How to negotiate a rate
  • Touring with Katt Williams, Martin Lawrence, Chris Tucker
  • Going to Prince's house
  • How to sustain success for 20+ years
  • Staying humble
  • Comedy now vs. 20 years ago
  • Internet comedians
  • Working with Tiffany Haddish
  • The secret to success in comedy

Quotable Quotes:

"I'm more aggressive than most the agents I've had."

"Keep your mouth and legs closed."

"Katt Williams has the biggest heart ever."

"Stay humble!"

"Comedy used to be about who's the funniest but now it's who can put assess in the seats."

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Research Cited:

https://blackamericaweb.com/2015/02/10/melanie-comarcho-on-fearing-suge-knight-performing-at-the-tom-joyner-fantastic-voyage/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlEgdm_avmc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qnvADzCci5c

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FV-PWOCDjWE

https://allthingscomedy.com/podcast/whats-up-fool/ep-34---comedian-melanie-comarcho/page/2