Tom Sawyer, former owner and manager of the famous Cobb’s Comedy Club in San Francisco, sits down with Bridget to discuss what it takes to make a career in stand up. They talk about how Tom got into the business, how he started booking and producing comedy shows, his tips for success to all bookers out there, what his biggest mistake as a comic was, how he built Cobb’s into the success it became, how to recognize that you won’t make it as a comic, the dysfunctional lifestyle, the truth about bombing, and his perspective on women in comedy. They also cover people who are intent on self-destruction, people who can handle the success the achieve or not, the dangers of comedy, his tips for a successful audition, why the audience is rooting for you, why you should always be evolving both as a person and as a comic, how he got into voice acting, the other careers that comedy can lead you to, and why comedy is on fire right now.
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Walk-Ins Welcome with Bridget Phetasy - Podcast Bridget Phetasy admires grit and authenticity. On Walk-Ins Welcome, she talks about the beautiful failures and frightening successes of her own life and the lives of her guests. She doesn’t conduct interviews—she has conversations. Conversations with real people about the real struggle and will remind you that we can laugh in pain and cry in joy but there’s no greater mistake than hiding from it all. By embracing it all, and celebrating it with the stories she’ll bring listeners, she believes that our lowest moments can be the building blocks for our eventual fulfillment.
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