017 – John Crist – Getting Started in Stand-Up Comedy

Starve the Doubts show

Summary: John Crist is the guest for Episode 17. John is a stand-up comedian who's passionate about comedy. John's unique brand of stand-up comedy comes highly acclaimed as the winner of the 2012 Denver Improv's Got Laughs Competition, winner of the 2012 Loonees Comedy Competition and finalist of the 2012 Comedy Works New Faces Contest. John's imaginative, clean comedy makes him a crowd favorite in comedy clubs, corporate events, colleges and churches across the U.S. You can connect with him on Twitter, or his website at johncristcomedy.com. You can also check out his upcoming comedy tour schedule. Here's what you'll learn from this episode: Why and how John started out doing stand-up comedy (John recommends reading Quitter by Jon Acuff) The "eureka" moment when John realized that comedy is something he could do full time John's response to friends or family that thought his pursuit of comedy was foolish or not possible to do as a full time career How his public speaking skills helped him get into Stand Up Comedy The best memory from John's trip to Kuwait where he did a comedy tour for our US troops Advice for people who are still waiting to pursue their dream or passion If you are interested in doing comedy, John shares some of his experience-based tips and advice Here's John sharing his texting while driving joke. This will definitely crack you up. Enjoy! 2 Questions: What is your favorite Celine Dion song? What did you find most interesting from this interview? In the meantime... Always treat others the way that they want to be treated, always do your best & remember to Starve the Doubts, Jared Easley ___________________ If you liked what you are hearing here, check out these GREAT people who are already Starving the Doubts!  Suzie Farthing - One Love for Nurses Podcast Tomi Grover - new book "Compelled" coming soon! Hutch - Podcast Takeaways David Soler - Relationship Marketing Podcast Clark Buckner - ETP Podcast Jon D Harrison - Helping You Succeed Windi Winstead - Future Best Selling Author! Clark Nowlin - Artist / Producer / Rock Star Joey Kissimmee - Income Press