Episode 166 – Comedy Chat with Joel Byars of Hot Breath!
Joel Byars joins us on the Unstructured Podcast to discuss comedy, the craft as well as the lifestyle. He sees stand up comedy as an outlet to examine the fine print of life, and he is willing to continue to provide authentic entertainment until it has been deemed illegal.
He grew up in a house of educators, which helped shaped his passion for educating and entertaining and would lead to hosting his award winning podcast “Hot Breath!”. This is where Joel teaches a weekly comedy class. He is also co-authoring “The Comic’s Playbook” with MIT alum Dr. Robert Joseph. All of his professional endeavors are designed to help people discover their creative potential.
Joel's Hot Breath in the Media
Joel’s inspirational story has been featured in a wide range of publications which include: Atlanta Magazine, Atlanta Business Chronicle, Creative Loafing’s “Best of Atlanta,” VoyageATL, ATL Eats. He has also been selected as the “Morning Person of the Day” by international creative community Creative Mornings. Some of his accolades also include writing for Comedy Central’s Roast Battle at the prestigious Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. Al well as being crowned the National Champion of Search For The One Comedy Competition in Washington D.C.
This success has only driven Joel to keep challenging the limits of himself and he is using the power of comedy to empower others.