Want to know what it takes to be a comedian? Adam Richmond tells us all about being a comedian today and the fame game
Adam Richmond is one of the youngest touring comic to come out of Canada, he´s most known for NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and “Last Call with Carson Daly”, can be heard regularly on XM radio and produces one of the most popular monthly shows in LA called “Richmond´s House of Comedy”. He performs regularly at such clubs as the Improv, The Laugh Factory, and the Comedy Store in the Hollywood Area.
During this chat with Adam, we discuss being a comedian and other topics like:
- Grateful Dead show , seeing the relationship between the performer and the audience
- Performing for the troops, Japan and USA
- Class “Second CIty” in Toronto but you gotta do stand up
- Canada vs. USA comedic scene
- People just want to see celebrities, not because they´re funny
- Same people in every show, especially voice-actors
- How to get into voice-acting= have the right agent
- Live Performances his favorite
- Fame Game
- Fake stories online
- It used to be The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson for comedians
- Yahoo.com, see what their top stories are
- Breakdown services, submit to that, the agent will submit you!
- To get an agent, they look at your twitter following
- Being good isn´t enough anymore, being famous is
- Makes a living from being a comedian for 16 years
-have the right agent
-get out there, do stand up!
-getting jobs, competing with people that are famous
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