Ali Siddiq is back for his second interview on Hot Breath! Podcast to share his experience taping a Comedy Central special in prison, comedy gimmicks and why the purity of comedy is fading.
Ali's first interview:
Must Hear Moments:
- Still being an underrated comic over 20 years in the game
- The reality of the comedy business
- Comedy's biggest illusions
- The secret behind internet comedians
- Why most comics suck at stand-up
- How to attract to fans
- Tips for storytelling on stage
- Advice from legendary comics
- The pressure of being a headliner
- Joke thieves
"There are only 20 podcasts in the world I'll do."
"I don't have a gimmick. I am a comic and I am fine with that."
"I guarantee if you're doing a sitcom and stand-up, your stand-up sucks."
"Comedy is about freedom. It's the last place for free speech."
"I'm not chasing laughs from an audience. I refuse to dumb down my comedy for fame. I believe what's for me is going to come."
"How funny you gonna be is determined by how honest you gonna be."
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