Bob Wiltfong (Chappelle's Show, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) talks #comedy with Michael Angelo Caruso on the "Talk to Me" podcast.
4:15 Breaking down comedy (starting with improv) 5:15 Comedy compared to music 6:30 The efficiency of Jerry Seinfeld 7:30 Richard Pryor, George Carlin and the truth tellers 8:40 The connection between anger and humor 11:35 Editing and slow delivery (Steven Wright) 12:30 Chris Rock, Lenny Bruce, Bill Burr 18:00 Ricky Gervais and context 19:00 Bob's journey from TV news reporter to network comedy -- Nebraska to Kansas to NYC 20:00 The Upstanding Citizens with Amy Poehler 23:00 The power of story (Mitch Albom, Bruce Springsteen) 24:30 Working w Dave Chappelle (2003), then Jon Stewart (2004) 34:00 Steve Carrell, Samantha B, Rob Corddry, Ed Helms 37:00 Artists and entertainers as "broken" people 40:00 Bob's philosophy as a presentation coach 44:00 Joseph Campbell's "Hero's Journey" 50:00 The burden of fame 55:45 The B.S. (Business Speak) Dictionary* 59:15 Bob's upcoming TEDx talk in Vienna!
Michael Angelo Caruso teaches presentation skills that will help you command the room, get noticed and advance your career. If you’re a leader or salesperson, Michael will help you become a better presenter for the rest of your life.
The most important business skill for leaders and salespeople is the ability to effectively communicate with groups of people. Look into leadership and sales training so you can keep teams interested, motivated and successful.
Use Michael to pump up your next conference or industry event. He’s one of the top keynote speakers in America and he’s spoken on five continents and in 49 of the 50 states. And his reputation is expanding in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and South America.
Choose from the menu of popular keynote topics on his website which cover the important topics of communication, selling, leadership, motivation speaking skills and change.
Check out Michael’s blog post (on his website) for interesting educational articles about speaking, writing, leadership and marketing. He also shares writes about his unique experiences on the speaking circuit, so there are lots of great stories that take place all over the world. # humor #wit.
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